Concealed in Death (In Death, Book 38) by J. D. Robb

By J. D. Robb

The incomparable J. D. Robb provides the newest relocating and suspenseful novel within the no 1 New York Times–bestselling Eve Dallas series.

In a decrepit, long-empty long island construction, Lieutenant Eve Dallas's husband starts the demolition strategy by means of swinging a sledgehammer right into a wall. whilst the airborne dirt and dust clears, there are skeletons wrapped in plastic at the back of it. He summons his spouse immediately—and by the point she's performed with the crime scene, there are twelve murders to be solved.

The position as soon as housed a makeshift guard for bothered little ones, again within the mid-2040s, and Eve tracks down the folks who ran it. among their memories and the paintings of the force’s new forensic anthropologist, Eve starts to place names and faces to the continues to be. they're all younger ladies. A tattooed difficult woman who dealt in unlawful medicinal drugs. The runaway daughter of a couple of well-to-do medical professionals. all of them had their tales. they usually all misplaced their likelihood for a greater life.

Then Eve discovers a connection among the sufferers and somebody she is aware. and she or he grows much more made up our minds to bare the secrets and techniques of where that was once known as The Sanctuary—and the evil hid in a single human center.

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The scent of nachos teased me. My fingers itched to pick up a ball, to send it flying down the lane. I loved bowling. I just hadn’t done it in weeks…because of him. Of Aaron. This was where we had our first date. Where we were supposed to be having a date. Right now. A sharp pang stabbed my heart and each thud was like a hammer against my chest. How had things gotten so messed up? Before we started dating—and even during—I used to think of him as Heart Stopper; I’d see his smile and my heart would give one solid thump and then poof, stop.

Are you getting a divorce? Are we becoming a statistic? ” My father let out a startled laugh, erasing the seriousness from his face for at least two full seconds. ” He quickly waved his hands. ” I let out a deep breath and sat back down, eyeing them warily. I wasn’t ready to relax just yet. The ‘nothing like that’ left a lot of ground uncovered. For instance, they could tell me I had been adopted or something. ” I asked. I shouldn’t have. As soon as the words left my mouth, I knew it’d been a mistake.

And then I burst into hysterics, laughing and crying at the same time. It was a silver necklace with a pendent. The pendent was…I couldn’t fathom the words. It was a small silver heart. Shooting through the heart was a single arrow, the tip made of a black stone. Onyx. My heart leaped and I wasn’t sure my ribs could contain it long. “I’m sorry,” I sobbed, the word bubbling out of nowhere. ” It was beautiful and ironic. And I didn’t deserve it. ” The words, spoken so softly, hit me like a lead fist and went straight through my chest to my heart.

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