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"Celebrity in Death," J.D. Robb

Pros: Good rationale for personal involvement this time; backs off of the dark personal stuff a bit; enjoyable murder mystery Cons: … Rating: 5 out of 5 Review book courtesy of Penguin Group   A movie is finally being made

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"The Unquiet," J.D. Robb et al

Pros: Enjoyable stories of odd happenings Cons: Some predictableness; due to the length of the stories, some characters lacked depth Rating: 4 out of 5 Review book courtesy of Penguin Group   The Unquiet contains five novellas by different authors,

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"New York to Dallas," J.D. Robb

Pros: Interesting bad guy and race against time; some great side characters; we get to see the original case that made Eve the cop she is Cons: Too many coincidences; too much small world syndrome; too much Eve trauma Rating:

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"Promises in Death," J.D. Robb/Nora Roberts

Pros: Fascinating plot, fun dialogue, and great characters Cons: Too many coincidental ties; too much angst and introspection Rating: 3 out of 5   Eve has to face the worst: not only was a cop killed in her city, but

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"Treachery in Death," J.D. Robb/Nora Roberts

Pros: Full-bore dive into the “dirty cop” plot; significant Peabody character development Cons: Some transparent excuses to let Eve go head-to-head with the bad guys Rating: 4 out of 5 Review book courtesy of Penguin Group Expected publication date: 2/22/2011

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"Loyalty in Death," J.D. Robb

Pros: Character development; tear-jerker moments; twisted plot Cons: The maniacal bad guys Rating: 4.5 out of 5

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"Conspiracy in Death," J.D. Robb

Pros: New characters; plenty of character development; somewhat different plot this time Cons: Even more melodramatic than usual Rating: 4 out of 5

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"Holiday in Death," J.D. Robb

Pros: Plenty of character development and serial killer goodness—exactly what fans are looking for Cons: Not too hard to figure out the bad guy; particularly brutal sexual crimes; I wanted more follow-through on the gifts Rating: 4 out of 5

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"Vengeance in Death," J.D. Robb

Pros: Develops another character in the series; tense and gripping race against a serial killer Cons: One of the series’ best yet Rating: 5 out of 5 Visit Nora Roberts’s website.   Vengeance in Death is the sixth book in

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Roberts knows her audience

One of the most important things, when writing a book, is to know your audience. When asking yourself who you’re writing for, it’s never a good idea to say ‘everyone.’ Sure, some books have a much wider and more mainstream

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