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Survivor in death by J. D. Robb

Survivor in death (original 2005; edition 2005)

by J. D. Robb

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Title:Survivor in death
Authors:J. D. Robb
Info:New York : G.P. Putnam's Sons, c2005.
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Survivor In Death by J. D. Robb (2005)



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One of my favorite books of the series. I love the parallels between Eve and Nixie and always want to see more of Nixie in the series. ( )
  lemotamant898 | Jan 18, 2016 |
Very intense, interesting read. ( )
  kara-karina | Nov 20, 2015 |
cried a lot. I think this was one of the most emotional books thus far
in the series. I love the way J.D Robb projected Nixie's feelings into
what Eve went through on her own childhood. And the way everybody else
reacted to the child's fate on their own particular way made this book
that much more special to me. After the big tension between Roarke and
Eve on Divided in Death, I think we are getting some pretty cute and
swoony and sexy scenes out of those two. Some humor in here too that
made me crack the hell up. Deliciously amazing. ( )
  msralways | Aug 19, 2014 |
Interesting development in this series, as a nice year old girl survives a slaughter of her family in their house one night and takes refuge at Eve/Roarke's place., thus opening up the emotional floodgates throughout. ( )
  gogglemiss | Nov 24, 2013 |
One of my favorites of the series. So full of emotion. I cried several times. ( )
1 vote cranberrytarts | Sep 22, 2013 |
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Tu te nourriras de la Mort, qui se nourrit des hommes,
Et la Mort une fois morte, plus rien ne mourra.
Wiliam Shakespeare
Les familles heureuses se ressemblent toutes ; chaque famille malheureuse l'est à sa manière.
Léon Tolstoï
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A late-night urge for an Orange Fizzy saved Nixie's life.
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New York City of 2059 'Murder was always an insult, and had been since the first human hand had smashed a stone into the first human skull. But the murder, bloody and brutal, of an entire family in their own home, in there own beds, was a different form of evil.

No affairs. No criminal connections. No DNA. No clues. Eve Dallas may be the best cop in the city--not to mention having the lavish resources of her husband, Roarke, at her disposal--but the Swisher case has her baffled. On the surface Keelie and Grant Swisher seem unlikely targets for an assassin; an average couple living in a nice neighbourhood and working hard to raise their two kids. But when Eve Dallas is called to a multiple homicide at the Swisher family home, she discovers a blood-bath. There are five dead - including two children - in what seems to be a professional hit. The killers breached an elaborate state-of-the-art security system, and the killers used night-vision equipment to find their way through the cozy, middle-class house. With brutal, military precision, they slashed the throat of each victim while they slept in their beds; and were in and out of the house in less than ten minutes. Clearly, Eve is dealing with pros. In fact they made only one mistake... they left a survivor. They overlooked the nine-year-old girl cowering in the darkened kitchen. Nixie Swisher's sudden urge for a midnight snack may just have saved her life. While her parents, brother and best-friend lay in their beds, oblivious to the threat, Nixie was downstairs in the kitchen getting a soda... and she saw far too much.

Kids are not Dallas's strong suit. But Now Nixie Swisher is an orphan-and the sole eyewitness to a seemingly inexplicable crime, and Dallas needs to solve this case. Eve knows that her priority is to keep her safe. Offering her a temporary refuge is easy, but dealing with the emotional needs of a nine-year-old girl who has lost everything isn't. Not only for the cause of justice. With her partner, Peabody, back on the job-and her husband, Roarke, providing the kind of help that only he can give-Lieutenant Eve Dallas is running after shadows, and dead-set on finding out who's behind them. But also to put to rest some of her own darkest memories--and deepest fears. But she's chasing professionals who don't like leaving loose ends. And leaving Nixie Swisher alive is one loose end too many....
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0425204189, Mass Market Paperback)

In her newest novel in the #1 "New York Times" bestselling series, Nora Roberts writing as J.D. Robb returns to the New York city of 2059, where Lieutenant Eve Dallas will struggle to solve murder of a seemingly ordinary family, and protect one small, terrified survivor.

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When the Swisher family of 2059 New York City is murdered, lieutenant Eve Dallas, her partner Peabody, and her husband Roarke investigate while protecting the family's lone survivor and witness, a terrified nine-year-old girl.

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