December 14, 2011

Review : Judgement in Death by J.D. Robb

Title : Judgement in Death
Author : J.D. Robb
Reading Dates : 30 Oct - 31 Oct 2011
In Death
  • Naked in Death
  • Glory in Death
  • Immortal in Death
  • Rapture in Death
  • Ceremony in Death
  • Vengeance in Death
  • Holiday in Death
  • Conspiracy in Death
  • Loyalty in Death
  • Witness in Death
  • Judgment in Death
  • Betrayal in Death
  • Seduction in Death
  • Reunion in Death
  • Purity in Death
  • Portrait in Death
  • Imitation in Death
  • Divided in Death
  • Visions in Death
  • Survivor in Death
  • Origin in Death
  • Memory in Death
  • Born in Death
  • Innocent in Death
  • Creation in Death
  • Strangers in Death
  • Salvation in Death
  • Promises in Death
  • Kindred in Death
  • Fantasy in Death
  • Indulgence in Death
  • Treachery in Death
From Amazon :
When a cop killer cuts loose in a club called Purgatory, Detective Eve Dallas descends into an underground criminal hell.

Book Review of Judgement In Death.

Judgement in Death is memorable because it is one of those rare cases where both the readers and Eve are sympathetic to the killer. It is a kind of vindication of Eve’s dedication not just to her badge but to the rule of law because she never hesitates in pursuing justice. Yet, Eve is not without mercy. She does make a concession to the murderer’s feelings at the end.

Other than that, Judgement in Death expands on her relationship with another recurring character, Don Webster. Eve’s relationship with Webster is often difficult as she seems to despise what he does even if she respects the person. Their arguments often strike me as funny since Eve would be as quick to condemn a corrupt police officer but condemns Webster’s job.

This is definitely one of reasons I continue to read the series.

My conclusions :

  • Would I re-read the book ? Yes, but not soon.
  • Would I want to read the next book in the series ? Yes, although not in order.
  • Would I want to own my personal copy if I didn’t already own it ? Yes.
  • Who would I recommend this too? Romantic suspense readers.
  • For those looking to read the book, would I recommend buying or borrowing the book? Buy it.

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