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List of J.D. Robb Titles in Order of Release:

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Naked Naked in Death - #1 in the "In Death" Series - July 1995

Breaking every rule, Eve gets involved with Roarke, a suspect in her latest murder case. But passion and seduction have rules all their own.

Glory Glory in Death - #2 in the "In Death" Series - December 1995

In Eve's latest case, two murder victims have one connection: Eve's lover, Roarke.

Immortal Immortal in Death - #3 in the "In Death" Series - July 1, 1996

She was one of the most sought-after women in the world. A top model who would stop at nothing to get what she wanted -even another woman's man. And now she's dead, the victim of a brutal murder. Eve Dallas puts her life on the line to take the case when suspicion falls on her best friend.

Rapture Rapture in Death - #4 in the "In Death" Series - October 1, 1996

An investigation of three apparent suicides draws Eve into the world of virtual reality -- where the mind can become the weapon of its own destruction.

Ceremony Ceremony in Death - #5 in the "In Death" Series - May 1, 1997

Conducting a top secret investigation into the death of a fellow police officer has Lieutenant Eve Dallas treading on dangerous ground. She must put professional ethics before personal loyalties. But when a dead body is placed outside her home, Eve takes the warning personally.

Vengeance Vengeance in Death - #6 in the "In Death" Series - October 1, 1997

Police lieutenant Eve Dallas found the first victim butchered in his own home. The second lost his life in a vacant luxury apartment. The two men had little in common. Both suffered unspeakable torture before their deaths. And both had ties to an ugly secret of ten years past - a secret shared by none other than Eve's new husband, Roarke.

Holiday Holiday in Death - #7 in the "In Death" Series - June 1, 1998

No one likes to be alone during the holidays. For New York's most posh dating service, Personally Yours, it is the season to bring lonely hearts together. But Lieutenant Eve Dallas, on the trail of a ritualistic serial killer, has made a disturbing discovery: all of the victims have been traced to Personally Yours. As the murders continue, Eve enters into an elite world of people searching for their one true love--and a killer searching for his next victim. A world where the power of love leads men and women into the ultimate act of betrayal.

Midnight Midnight in Death Novella/Silent Night anthology - #8 in the "In Death" Series - November, 1998

When her first Christmas with her new husband Roarke is interrupted by reports of the naked, mutilated body of the judge responsible for convicting serial killer David Palmer, Eve learns that her name appears on the list of others to be killed. This is another "ensemble" book, "Midnight" being one of four in the book "Silent Night." "Midnight" should come directly after "Holiday."

Conspiracy Conspiracy in Death - #9 in the "In Death" Series - April 1999

In the late 21st century, on the streets of New York City, a street sleeper is found murdered, his diseased heart removed with surgical precision. His death would typically drop to the bottom of a list of senseless and inexplicable killings, but Lieutenant Dallas, who "would stand for the dead and the living," is not about to let that happen.

Loyalty Loyalty in Death - #10 in the "In Death" Series - October 1999

Eve Dallas returns to face her most ingenious foe -- a 'secret admirer' who taunts her with letters...and kills without mercy.

Witness Witness in Death - #11 in the "In Death" Series - March 2000

Eve Dallas is thrust into the spotlight when she becomes the key witness in the brutal murder of a famous actor.

Judgment Judgment in Death - #12 in the "In Death" Series - September 2000

When a cop killer cuts loose in a club called Purgatory, Lieutenant Eve Dallas descends into an underground criminal hell.

Betrayal Betrayal in Death - #13 in the "In Death" Series - March 2001

At the luxurious Roarke Palace Hotel, a maid walks into suite 4602 for the nightly turndown-- and steps into her worst nightmare. A killer leaves her dead, strangled by a thin silver wire. He's Sly Yost, a virtuoso of music and murder. A hit man for the elite. Lieutenant Eve Dallas knows him well. But in this twisted case, knowing the killer doesn't help solve the crime. Because there's someone else involved. Someone with a more personal motive. And Eve must face a terrifying possibility--that the real target may, in fact, be her husband Roarke.

OOTW Interlude in Death/Out of This World anthology - #14 in the "In Death" Series - August 8, 2001

Lieutenant Eve Dallas uncovers a murder-frame plot at a law enforcement seminar held at an off-planet resort owned by her husband, Roarke. One story out of four by different authors in the book "Out of This World."

Seduction Seduction in Death - #15 in the "In Death" Series - September, 2001

Lieutenant Eve Dallas is searching for a Casanova killer with a deadly appetite for seduction.

Reunion Reunion in Death - #16 in the "In Death" Series - March 5, 2002

A birthday party sets the scene for a frightening reunion with a killer from Eve Dallas's past.

Purity Purity in Death - #17 in the "In Death" Series - August 27, 2002

A frightening new computer virus is spreading and it knows no boundaries. And Eve Dallas must face the impossible -- that this computer virus can spread from machine to man.

Portrait Portrait in Death - #18 in the "In Death" Series - March 1, 2003

Photos seemed to be nothing out of the ordinary for any pretty young woman starting a modeling career. Except that she wasn't a model. And that these photos were taken after she had been murdered.

Imitation Imitation in Death - #19 in the "In Death" Series - September 2003

Police Lieutenant Eve Dallas encounters one of her most difficult cases in this latest offering from J. D. Robb. With the very first victim, Eve realizes that the killer stalking the streets of New York City isn't a run-of-the-mill serial murderer. The copycat executions are imitating the methods and victim choices of an ominous list of notorious serial killers, beginning with Jack the Ripper. And when the killer leaves a distinctive note at the crime scene, it's clear that he's targeting Eve personally--a fact that worries Roarke, Eve's shrewd husband.

Remember Remember When - #20 in the "In Death" Series - September 2003

Laine Tavish is an ordinary woman living an ordinary life in the small town of Angel's Gap, Maryland, as the proprietor of Remember When, an antique treasures and gift shop. At least, that's what everyone in Angel's Gap thinks. They have no idea that she used to be Elaine O'Hara, daughter of the notorious con man Big Jack O'Hara. Or that she grew up moving from place to place, one step ahead of the law . . .

Divided Divided in Death - #21 in the "In Death" Series - January 22, 2004

Reva Ewing was a former member of the Secret Service, and now a security specialist for Roarke Enterprises--until she was found standing over the dead bodies of her husband, renowned artist Blair Bissel, and her best friend. But Lieutenant Eve Dallas believes there was more to the killing than jealous rage--all of Bissel's computer files were deliberately corrupted.

Visions Visions in Death - #22 in the "In Death" Series - August 9, 2004

On one of the city's hottest nights, New York Police Lieutenant Eve Dallas is sent to Central Park-and into a hellish new investigation. The victim is found on the rocks, just above the still, dark water of the lake. Around her neck is a single red ribbon. Her hands are posed, as if in prayer. But it is the eyes-removed with such precision, as if done with the careful hands of a surgeon-that have Dallas most alarmed.

Survivor Survivor in Death - #23 in the "In Death" Series - February, 2005

The members of the Swisher family were murdered in their beds with brutal, military precision. The state-of-the-art security was breached, and the killers used night-vision equipment to find their way through the cozy, middle-class house. Clearly, Dallas is dealing with pros. It seems the only mistake they made was to overlook the nine-year-old girl, Nixie, cowering in the darkened kitchen.

Origin Origin in Death - #24 in the "In Death" Series - July, 2005

Dallas and Peabody enter the hallowed halls of the Wilfred B. Icove Center for Reconstructive and Cosmetic Surgery on an open and shut case of self-defence. But before they can leave they are called to another crime scene. Dr. Wilfred B. Icove himself has been found dead in his office - murdered in a chillingly efficient manner: one swift stab to the heart. Struck by the immaculate condition of the crime scene, Dallas suspects a professional killing. Security discs show a stunningly beautiful woman calmly entering and leaving the building - the good doctor's final appointment.

400000000000000033400 s4 Memory in Death - #25 in the "In Death" Series - January, 2006

In December 2059, a mysterious woman shows up in Eve's office claiming to be her "mama." It's Trudy Lombard, the cruel foster mom who took nine-year-old Eve in after Eve killed her abusive father. Trudy made Eve take cold baths and locked her in closets, among other torments, and now Trudy wants Eve to pay $2 million to keep her past a secret. Readers of the series will know how Roarke, Eve's rich, deadly husband, handles the situation; he tosses Trudy out on her ear. When Trudy is found murdered the next day, it's up to Eve to catch the killer and prove that neither she nor Roarke was behind the bludgeoning.

Bump in the Night Haunted in Death Novella/Bump in the Night anthology - #26 in the "In Death" Series - July, 2006

In this short story, Eve finds herself investigating a murder in an old nightclub which some claim is haunted. Are there really "ghosts"?? Are the "ghosts" responsible for murder?? Eve finds herself in a tough battle between what she can rationally prove, and what her irrational mind is telling her. "Bump in the Night" is an anthology of stories from J.D. Robb, Ruth Langan, Mary Kay McComas and Mary Blayney.

400000000000000041983 s4 Born in Death - #27 in the "In Death" Series - November, 2006

As a New York homicide detective, Lieutenant Eve Dallas is used to death - the mysterious murders of two young professionals she's investigating with her partner, Peabody, almost seem like the norm. Harder to deal with is her best friend Mavis' nearly-to-term pregnancy, and Mavis' terror over the strange disappearance of another woman who is about to give birth. Now Eve is fighting on two fronts, hunting a ruthless killer, searching the streets for a missing woman--and time is running out, because Eve has a terrible hunch that she'd better recover the mother-to-be quickly, or an innocent life could be ruined forever.... According to Nora: "It's in Born Mavis will, at last, have the baby."

74033 Innocent in Death - #28 in the "In Death" Series - February, 2007

Eve Dallas has a mysterious homicide to solve when a popular teacher at a posh Upper West Side school turns up dead in his classroom. It doesn't help when an old flame from Roarke's past suddenly comes roaring back into his life. While Eve is fighting off jealousy, she grows more and more frustrated with the case. But from the mouths of babes, she pieces together enough evidence to prove no one is as innocent as they seem.

Dead of Night Eternity in Death Novella/Dead of Night anthology - #29 in the "In Death" Series - October 30th, 2007

When club-hopping bad girl Tiara Kent is found dead in her plush Manhattan apartment, the killing has all the earmarks of a vampire attack. The ever-practical Lieutenant Eve Dallas has to deal with superstitious cops carrying garlic and stakes, as well as the ever-hysterical press. None of the wealthy young victim’s friends seem to know much about the Dark Prince she has been secretly seeing. The chase to stop him before he kills again will lead Eve and her team into areas of the city that not even the most intrepid cop wants to visit, and into the very heart of darkness.

41fSOCn2egL Creation in Death - #30 in the "In Death" Series - Nov 6, 2007

When the body of a young brunette is found in East River Park, artfully positioned and marked by signs of prolonged and painful torture, Eve is catapulted back to nine years ago. A man the media tagged "The Groom" - because he put silver rings on the fingers of his victims - had the city on edge with a killing spree that took the lives of four women in fifteen days. But now, The Groom has returned - and Eve's determined to finish him.

Strangers Strangers in Death - #31 in the "In Death" Series - Feb 19, 2008

A prominent businessman is found in his Park Avenue apartment, tied to the bed - and strangled - with cords of black velvet. It doesn't surprise Lieutenant Eve Dallas that Thomas Anders' scandalous death is a source of titillation and speculation to the public - and of humiliation to his family. But while all those in the city are talking about it, people close to Anders aren't so anxious to do the same. With some help from her billionaire husband, Roarke, Eve is soon knocking on doors- or barging through them - to find answers. But the facts don't add up. Physical evidence suggests that the victim didn't struggle. The security breach in the apartment indicates that the killer was someone connected to the family, but everyone's alibi checks out. Was this a kinky sex game that turned into a crime of passion - or a meticulously planned execution?

Salvation-in-death-jd-robb Salvation in Death - #32 in the "In Death" Series - November 4, 2008

A priest is conducting the funeral service for a beloved member of his congregation. But when he lifts the chalice to his lips, he dies suddenly and horribly, poisoned by the blood of Christ. Who would want to murder a parish priest in such a way? And who could get access to the closely guarded communion wine? Lieutenant Eve Dallas is called to the scene to investigate. Although initially there seems to have been nothing out of the ordinary about the priest's life, there is something about the situation that just doesn't add up. And then she starts to uncover the evil lurking behind the ceremonial robes.

Suite606 Ritual in Death Novella/Suite 606 anthology - #33 in the "In Death" Series - November 4, 2008

When a high-society party is crashed by a naked, knife-wielding, blood-covered man who "thinks" he might have killed someone, Eve Dallas must track down the crime, and the criminals. Everything points to Satanic ritual, but Eve doesn't believe in devil worship...

Promises Promises in Death - #34 in the "In Death" Series - January/February, 2009

Amaryllis Coltraine may have recently transferred to the New York City police force from Atlanta, but she's been a cop long enough to know how to defend herself against an assailant. When she's taken down just steps away from her apartment, killed with her own weapon, for Eve the victim isn't just "one of us." The truth will need to be uncovered one layer at a time, starting with the box that arrives at Cop Central addressed to Eve containing Coltraine's guns, badge, and a note from her killer: "You can have them back. Maybe someday soon, I'll be sending yours to somebody else.

Kindred in death Kindred in Death - #35 in the "In Death" Series - November, 2009

A phone call from up high interrupts Eve's plans to have a lazy day with her husband: The teenage daughter of Captain Jonah MacMasters, head of the NYPSD drug squad, has been found raped and strangled in her bedroom. A terrifying video of Deena, bloody and beaten beyond recognition, hints at a link between her death and a criminal in MacMaster's own past, someone determined to exact revenge in the cruelest way possible. Searching through MacMasters' cases leads Eve nowhere - until another rape-murder, and another video, reveals the killers deadly intent: to target every single person involved in his family's case over a decade ago.

TheLost Missing in Death Novella/The Lost anthology - #36 in the "In Death" Series - November 24, 2009

... a woman goes missing on a NYC ferry and Eve Dallas has to find her: if she isn't on the ferry and isn't in the water, where is she??

20100331-fantasy-in-death1 Fantasy in Death - #37 in the "In Death" Series - February 23, 2010

They were best friends, driven by one shared vision - to rule the world of virtual reality games. Cill, hard-edged and beautiful, Var and Benny, brains and business acumen, and Bart, the genius behind the idea. Their newest invention, developed to transport the player into a fantastical virtual world, is just about to be launched. Then, suddenly, Bart is found brutally killed, defeated by their own game. Their close-knit group is torn apart. Who could have engineered a virtual death with such devastating consequences?

7685763 Indulgence in Death - #38 in the "In Death" Series - November 2, 2010

First it was a limo driver shot through the neck with a crossbow. Then it was a high-priced escort stabbed through the heart with a bayonet. Random hits, thrill kills, murderers with a taste for the finer things in life – and death – are making NYPSD Lieutenant Eve Dallas angry. And an angry Eve can be just as an efficient and dangerous predator as the killer.

OtherSide Possession in Death Novella/The Other Side anthology - #39 in the "In Death" Series - November 30, 2010

After hearing words uttered to her by an old Romanian woman bleeding to death in the street, Dallas begins to notice a number of interesting side-effects: visions of the deceased, instant familiarity with rooms she’s never seen before, and fluency in Russian. Likewise, there appears to be a force inside of her, a spirit other than her own, that won’t let her rest until she’s found Beata, the old woman’s great-granddaughter, whose disappearance two months prior remains a mystery.

Treachery In Death JD Robb-1 Treachery in Death - #40 in the "In Death" Series - February 2011

After a hard workout, Peabody's all alone in the locker room when the gym door clatters open; and-while hiding inside a shower stall trying not to make a sound-she overhears two fellow officers, Garnet and Oberman, arguing. It doesn't take long to realize they're both crooked-guilty not just of corruption but of murder. Now Peabody, Eve, and Eve's husband, Roarke, are trying to get the hard evidence they need to bring the dirty cops down-knowing all the while that the two are willing to kill to keep their secret.

Newyorktodallas New York to Dallas - #41 in the "In Death" Series - September 2011

From Nora's Publicist: "Eve will have a case--involving the bad guy from her first, career-making bust while fresh out of the Academy--come back to pull her out of NY and to Dallas. There, she and Roarke will have to work with the local cops and the Feds rather than their usual team, and Eve will have to face the place that haunts her."

Chaos Chaos in Death Novella/The Unquiet anthology - #42 in the "In Death" Series - September, 2011

A police sketch based on eye-witness testimony reveals the killer has green skin, swollen red eyes, goblin ears, and a dislocated jaw-structure that defies the human form. Is it a mask? Is it make-up? Or is the explanation more sinister?

Celebrity Celebrity in Death - #43 in the "In Death" Series - February 2012

Lieutenant Eve Dallas is no party girl, but she’s managing to have a reasonably good time at the celebrity-packed bash celebrating The Icove Agenda, a film based on one of her famous cases. It’s a little spooky seeing the actress playing her, who looks almost like her long-lost twin. Not as unsettling, though, as seeing the actress who plays Peabody—drowned in the lap pool on the roof of the director’s luxury building.

Picture 2 Delusion in Death - #44 in the "In Death" Series - September 2012

The usually comfortable downtown bar is strewn with bodies - office workers who have been sliced, bludgeoned or hacked to death with the nearest weapon available. It appears they all turned on each other in a desperate blinding rage. As Eve and her husband Roarke - who owned the bar among his many properties - investigate the big-business workers of the city, they link the attacks back to the Urban Wars and the chemical warfare used all those years ago. With another slaughter imminent, Eve must turn to unexpected sources in order to stop a killer who is getting revenge by creating mass carnage..."

Calculated Calculated in Death - #45 in the "In Death" Series - February 2013

On Manhattan's Upper East Side a woman lies dead at the bottom of the stairs, stripped of all her valuables. Most cops might call it a mugging gone wrong, but Lieutenant Eve Dallas knows better. A well-off accountant and a beloved wife and mother, Marta Dickenson doesn’t seem the type to be on anyone's hit list.

Thankless Thankless in Death - #46 in the "In Death" Series - September 2013

The Reinholds are lying in their home stabbed and bludgeoned almost beyond recognition. Those who knew them are stunned—and heartbroken by the evidence that they were murdered by their own son. Twenty-six-year-old Jerry hadn’t made a great impression on the bosses who fired him or the girlfriend who dumped him—but they didn’t think he was capable of this.

Taken Taken in Death Novella/Mirror, Mirror" Anthology - #47 in the "In Death" Series - September, 2013

Young twins disappear from their East Side home, their nanny killed in cold blood. As Lieutenant Eve Dallas begins to unravel the crime scene and search for the children, she's drawn into the twisted mind of a kidnapper who will stop at nothing to take revenge.

ConcealedUSHC Concealed in Death - #48 in the "In Death" Series - February 2014

In a decrepit, long-empty New York building, Lieutenant Eve Dallas’s husband begins the demolition process by swinging a sledgehammer into a wall. When the dust clears, there are two skeletons wrapped in plastic behind it. He summons his wife immediately—and by the time she’s done with the crime scene, there are twelve murders to be solved.

FestiveUSHC Festive in Death - #49 in the "In Death" Series - September 2014

It's Christmas, but Eve is in no mood to celebrate. While Roarke plans a huge, glittering party, Eve has murder on her mind. The victim - personal trainer Trey Ziegler - was trouble in life and is causing even more problems in death. Vain, unfaithful and vindictive, Trey had cultivated a lot of enemies. Which means Eve has a lot of potential suspects. And when she and Detective Peabody uncover Trey's sinister secret, the case takes a deadly turn.

ObsessionUSHC Obsession in Death - #50 in the "In Death" Series - February 2015

Eve has become the object of one person’s obsession. Someone who finds her extraordinary, and thinks about her every hour of every day. Who believes the two of them have a special relationship. Who would kill for her—again and again. Eve knows that underneath the worship and admiration, a terrible threat lies in wait. Because the beautiful lieutenant is not at all grateful for these bloody offerings from her “true and loyal friend.” And in time, idols always fall…

DevotedUSHC Devoted in Death - #51 in the "In Death" Series - January 2016

When Lieutenant Eve Dallas examines a fresh body in a seedy alleyway in downtown Manhattan, the victim’s injuries are so extensive that she almost misses the clue. Carved into the skin is the shape of a heart—initials inside reading “E” and “D”. In Arkansas, Ella-Loo and her recently released ex-con boyfriend, Darryl, don’t ever intend to part again. So they hit the road, but then things get a little messy and they wind up killing someone—an experience that stokes a fierce, wild desire in Ella-Loo. A desire for Darryl. And a desire to kill again.

DowntheRabbitHole Wonderment in Death Novella/Down the Rabbit Hole Anthology- #52 in the "In Death" Series - January 2016

Eve investigates what appears to be a routine murder/suicide. When friends of Darlene and Marcus Fitzwilliams insist Darlene would never hurt her brother, Eve digs deeper.She learns that Darlene sought help from sensitivities, psychics, and doctors of paranormal studies in an attempt to contact her dead parents. After clues mimicking Alice in Wonderland repeatedly turns up, the case gets curiouser and curiouser...

BrotherhoodUSHC Brotherhood in Death - #53 in the "In Death" Series - February, 2016

Just as Dennis Mira is about to confront his cousin Edward about selling the West Village brownstone that belonged to their grandfather, he gets a shock: Edward is in front of him, bruised and bloody...and then everything goes black. When Dennis comes to, Edward is gone. Luckily Dennis’s wife is a top profiler for the NYPSD—and a close colleague of Lieutenant Eve Dallas.

ApprenticeUSHC Apprentice in Death - #54 in the "In Death" Series - September, 2016

The shots came quickly, silently, and with deadly accuracy. Within seconds, three people were dead at Central Park’s ice-skating rink. The victims: a talented young skater, a doctor, and a teacher. As random as random can be. Eve has seen a lot of killers during her time with the NYPSD but never one like this. A review of the security videos reveals that the victims were killed with a tactical laser rifle fired by a sniper, who could have been miles away when the trigger was pulled.

EchoesUSHC Echoes in Death - #55 in the "In Death" Series - February, 2017

As Eve and Roarke are driving home, a young woman, dazed, naked, and bloody, suddenly stumbles out in front of their car. Roarke slams on the brakes and Eve springs into action. Daphne Strazza is rushed to the ER, but it’s too late for her husband Dr. Anthony Strazza. A brilliant orthopedic surgeon, he now lies dead amid the wreckage of his obsessively organized town house, his three safes opened and emptied. Daphne would be a valuable witness, but in her terror and shock the only description of the perp she can offer is repeatedly calling him “the devil”...

SecretsUSHC Secrets in Death - #56 in the "In Death" Series - September 5, 2017

Larinda Mars is a self-described “social information reporter” or as most people would call it, a professional gossip. As it turns out, she was keeping the most shocking stories quiet, for profitable use in her side business as a blackmailer. Setting her sights on rich, prominent marks, she’d find out what they most wanted to keep hidden and then bleed them dry. Now someone’s done the same to her, literally, with a knife to the brachial artery.

DarkUSHC Dark in Death - #57 in the "In Death" Series - January 30, 2018

On a chilly February night, during a screening of Psycho in midtown, someone sunk an ice pick into the back of Chanel Rylan’s neck, then disappeared quietly into the crowds of drunks and tourists in Times Square. To Chanel’s best friend, who had just slipped out of the theater for a moment to take a call, it felt as unreal as the ancient black-and-white movie up on the screen. But Chanel’s blood ran red, and her death was anything but fictional.

LeverageUSHC Leverage in Death - #58 in the "In Death" Series - September 4, 2018

For the airline executives finalizing a merger that would make news in the business world, the nine a.m. meeting would be a major milestone. But after marketing VP Paul Rogan walked into the plush conference room, strapped with explosives, the headlines told of death and destruction instead. Eve confirms that Rogan was cruelly coerced by two masked men holding his family hostage.

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ConnectionsUSHC Connections in Death - #59 in the "In Death" Series - February 5, 2019

In this gritty and gripping new novel in the #1 New York Times bestselling series, Eve Dallas fights to save the innocent?and serve justice to the guilty?on the streets of New York.