After a tip from a reporter, Eve Dallas finds the body of a young woman in a Delancey street dumpster Just hours before, the news station had mysteriously received a portfolio of professional portraits of the woman The 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 photAfter a tip from a reporter, Eve Dallas finds the body of a young woman in a Delancey street dumpster Just hours before, the news station had mysteriously received a portfolio of professional portraits of the woman The 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 Now Dallas is on the trail of a killer who s a perfectionist and an artist He carefully observes and records his victim s every move And he has a mission to own every beautiful young woman s innocence, to capture her youth and vitality in one fateful shot
Portrait in Death After a tip from a reporter Eve Dallas finds the body of a young woman in a Delancey street dumpster Just hours before the news station had mysteriously received a portfolio of professional portrait
J.D Robb at her best There are so many totally emotional scenes between Roarke, who is definitely not at his perfect best, and Eve, who steps up to be the best wife she can Tissues anyone Then there are all the in jokes like hidden chocolate bars and Eve s twitchy eye whenever Peabody puts the words sex and McNab into the same sentence.Of course there is the usual banter Peabody and Eve get most of the good lines in this one, although everyone is a comedian from time to time And don t forget the [...]
Going to sound like a broken record here soon Yes, I loved it There were some stark revelations here that left one of the characters reeling The mystery element was well plotted No, didn t guess the bad guy Eve is in full force as usual She loves her job Roarke has his own businesses to run but he is always there to help Eve in any way he can And ease her tension with some hot sex I couldn t fall out of love with you if I fell all the way to hell Emotion was storming into his eyes The Irish knew [...]
I wouldn t advertise that if I were you Poor soul The killer, I mean Yes, it was really sad to discover who and why the killer killed Even Eve was almost touched Where I was touched is Rourke s reunion with his family I actually cried I was considering planting a cherry tree on my balcony I was also chewing my nail when Truheart was in danger And to read about Baxter s distress WOW Another winner here
This book had so much Roarke that my swoon meter almost broke It was a blood boiling, heart melting swoon a thon Also, Eve was actually a good wife and put Roarke above her job for a few minutes That was surprisingly nice to see Usually it s all about Eve, she treats him pretty crappy, and he loves her like chocolate We need to see some reciprocation once in a while.But, as for the mystery It was a lot about photography which bores the crap out of me But, all of the stuff on Roarke, Peabody, and [...]
2nd read 23 July 6th August 20151st read 15 19 May 2013I forgot to add one of my favorite quotes from the book What s that Is that chocolate Real chocolate What Panicked, Eve shoved the hand behind her back I don t know what you re talking about I m working here I can smell it To prove it, Peabody sniffed the air like a wolf That s not chocolate substitute, that s not soy That s real goods Maybe And it s mine Just let me have a little Peabody s gasp was shocked and heartfelt as Eve stuffed the r [...]
Rereading for buddy read June 2017One of my Top 5 In Death booksI ve read this one several times, yet it still tugs at my heart strings Will try to return with review.
Re read Oct, 21st 2011Contain spoilers so, yes people Continue read this series Portrait in Death is my favorite book of In Death series Well, I love all In Death books, but my favorite is just a few And each of that book always have special moment My favorites include Naked in Death Roarke and Eve s first meeting at the curch, any readers will not forget about that moment Really powerful Vengeance in Death Roarke s past and well this one have one of my favorite Eve Roarke s sex scene grin , Jud [...]
Suspense 4.5 stars Romance 4 starsI quote my dear friend Ann Lou it was a sad read The victims were so young, so innocent It broke my heart.As always brilliantly solved by Eve This woman is my idol Romance was a big part of this story Roarke learned about his real mother I didn t like how he pushed Eve away, but I somehow got why he did it He was cruel to his wife Eve was again a cleverer one in their relationship, I adored her.
I didn t really like this, I enjoy it when the killer has some weird twisted motive but he still has his sanity When the killer is literally insane it tends to leave a bad taste in my mouth because there is no area of safety in insanity.I really like Roarke s story arc in this one, I was really happy with the reaction he got from Sinead especially with all the terrible things that has happened to him.
This one s very sad to read I mean, all murders are But this one got deeper to me than the rest There was no brutality in the murders just a twisted, mentally ill killer who thinks he s preserving their youth, vitality and energy by killing them By immortalizing them Eve is distracted and off because worried about Roarke She s still learning about the rules of marriage and stuff Roarke He s not his perfect self in this one A secret from his past came to light and he didn t know how to deal with [...]
This is the 16th book in the In Death series.It is August 2059 and it is hot in the city Eve catches a case where a killer kidnaps, kills and then photographs young college students And while Eve is busily off tracking down a serial killer, Roarke learns a devastating truth about his past.JD Robb continues to march on with her crazily addicting series featuring the tough as nails bitch cop, Eve Dallas and her seriously delicious billionaire husband Roarke.The mystery slash police procedure in th [...]
Portrait in Death is one of my favourites in the ID series Roarke learns about his family, his real mother actually and he returns to Ireland to find answers.The killer is a pathetic individual that is tough to detest but murder is never an answer.I like some of the side characters, in particular Dirk Hastings, the photographer or is that portographer Sadly we learn about Crack s sister and his real name very emotional part of the book one of many in this one.5 stars and 2 thumbs up great read.
I cried in this one More than once.Eve has a her hands full in PiD there is a serial killer on the loose, and something is very wrong with Roarke.The murderer is killing young adults, those that are full of life, those that are good and innocent He takes their pictures a moment after death, capturing their light Wow, this one hit me in the feels Robb managed to write the emotions of parents brothers sisters losing a loved one with such simplicity and poignancy I had tears running down my face So [...]
4.5 stars Romantic Suspense Futuristic Crime Thriller The love was naked on him when he saw it was you.
5 stars I really enjoyed this amazing addition to this awesome series I loved the focus on Roarke s past I admit that I did shed a tear or two The crime was totally twisted and so original it was kind of scary Eve was fab as usual although I wanted to yell at her for how she treated Nadine in this one And, I gasped out loud when the killer was revealed Thank goodness I m not a detective because I would have never figured this one out.
Portrait in Death3.5 StarsFollowing a tip, Eve Dallas discovers the body of a young woman in a dumpster and begins investigating a series of murders in which the victims are all students whose bodies have been staged and photographed At the same time, Eve must deal with an injured Summerset as well as Roarke, who has become troubled and distant The murder investigation is one of the weakest in the series It progresses slowly and there it too much rehashing of evidence It is also relatively easy [...]
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Another short and sweet review.I LOVE LOVE LOVE LOVE LOVE LOVE these books Okay, so this one has to be one of my favorites in the series so far As much as the plot was interesting and a bit crazy, what I loved most was the writing surrounding Roarke We get a deeper look into his past And while his story has always touched my heart, the part of his past that is revealed here is heartbreaking as well as comforting Eve s emotions and her strength was heartening I adore her I adore their relationshi [...]
This story was pretty emotional to read Another great book in a great series.
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Portrait in Death by J.D RobbSeries In Death, 16Suspense futuristic romance mystery You re certainly chipper this morning Damn straight Chipper s my middle name I m going out to spread joy and laughter to all of mankind What a nice change of pace There was amusement riding along with the Irish in his voice Perhaps you ll start now by going down with me to see Summerset off She grimaced That might spoil my appetite Testing, she polished off the pancakes No, no, it doesn t I can do that I can go d [...]
There are so many great scenes in this book Where do I begin I had forgot that Patrick Roarke shows up in one of Eve s dreams Major creepy I love a killer in plain sight It s one of my favourite scenarios I may have a wee beef as to why facial recognition was not used when they had the killers name, but I will forgive JD as there is just so much to love in Portrait Peabody gets some great lines and really comes into her own as her relationship post Purity injuries to McNabb solidifies Add one of [...]
Hooray for a Roarke centric In Death book We got to learn so much about the intergalactic dreamboat as he dealt with his grief both in New York and his roots in the Emerald Isle It was refreshing to see his perspective while our favorite chocolate loving cop Eve Dallas was solving a case Roarke is a complex man who hasn t completely given up his shady past as an extremely wealthy businessman He has quite the technical prowess and it doesn t seem very fair when he s always lending a hand in Eve s [...]
mild spoilers plot summary Portrait in Death started out slow It starts with Eve jumping up and down with joy because her husband s majordomo is going on a 3 week vacation Yes, that right Summerset is going back to Ireland for a vacation Unfortunately, he gets laid up The cat of all things causes his fall.Meanwhile, watching Summerset fall has taken ten years off of Roarke s life He has his hands full juggling his schedule around and taking care of Summerset.Eve reluctantly takes personal time t [...]
Possibly my favorite In Deathbut it is so hard to choose I Love Them All Eve landing in the field of cows you re telling me and Roarke s reaction to her you must really love me and Roarke s Aunt s reaction to all of iticeless Possibly my favorite scenebut it is so hard to choose There Are So Many The case really is secondary in Portrait which is not a problem for me Loved the advice and counsel that Eve got from Feeney, Mavis, and Mira during Roarke s breaking of the marriage rule concerning tel [...]
Kind of a sad, depressing one But still had brilliant detective work, great relationship developments, heart stopping moments and awesome Eve Roarke bits.
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This was my favorite In Death book so far This time we got to see Rourke vulnerable and how Eve tries to figure out how to put other people s needs in front of her own Peabody just makes me giggle every time Oh yes, and the mystery to be solved was interesting too.