Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Calculated in Death (on CD)

Calculated in Death
by J.D. Robb (a.k.a. Nora Roberts)

I started the audiobook of this, and felt compelled to end it despite how awful it truly was. The entire premise is a detective, Eve Dallas, solving a corporate crime and a murder by relying on her billionaire boyfriend Roarke (entirely unbelievable- if he truly was a billionaire, why would she still be working on the streets as a detective anyway?!) It reads like a bad episode of Law and Order. I literally found myself fast forwarding through long asides and entirely too long psychological rants about Eve's perceptions of the killer. Maybe the other 40-some books in the series are better, but don't bother on this one. -- recommended by Jeremiah J. - Bennett Martin Public Library

[Also available in traditional print and Large Print formats.]

[ official J.D. Robb web site ]

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