Books to Read if You Like the “In Death” series

17 Nov 2016

With 54 books, the “In Death” series has made its mark on mystery readers. Written by Nora Roberts under her pseudonym J.D. Robb, the “In Death” series follows Lieutenant Eve Dallas and her husband Roarke in 21st century New York City. The “In Death” series has always given women the leading role with adventurous, death-defying mysteries and just the right amount of romance to go home to. If you enjoy strong women finding love in the midst of serving and protecting, try these books to read if you like the “In Death” series.

Books to Read if You Like the “In Death” Series


 

Provoked

Angela Ford

Release Date: May 24, 2016

Basia thought she was heading into her dream life when she married her husband. But the dream turns to a nightmare when she finds herself trapped in an abusive marriage. She was provoked into doing the unthinkable but now she’s haunted by her former abuser’s death. She swears off love until a one-night stand with Detective Riley Briggs changes everything. Now both her heart and her secret are in danger.

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The Dollmaker

Mary Burton

Release Date: November 15, 2016

As a forensic pathologist, Dr. Tessa McGowan is tasked with aiding the FBI with its most gruesome cases, even when the agent leading a case is her estranged husband. Agent Dakota Sharp is haunted by an unspeakable tragedy twelve years ago, driving him to want to capture killers above all else. So much so that it cost him his wife Tessa. His latest case is one of the worst he’s ever seen: a serial killer is kidnapping women and surgically altering their faces to resemble dolls. Just as it seems they may have their second chance at a happy ending, the Dollmaker picks Tessa as his next target. Can she and Dakota stop the killer before she ends up as a toy on his shelf?

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Forgotten Secrets

Robin Perini

Release Date: July 19, 2016

FBI profiler Riley Lambert was hurtled toward her career in law enforcement fifteen years ago when her sister was abducted from her bedroom. Now she devotes her life to capturing dangerous criminals and secretly searching for her sister, who was never found. But when Riley gets a call from the only guy to ever distract her, ex-Navy SEAL Thayne Blackwood, she knows she’ll drop everything. Especially when he says his sister Cheyenne has been kidnapped. There are no leads and the only witness is their Alzheimer’s-afflicted grandmother. Will they be able to put their pasts behind them in order to find one or both of their sisters?

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Dead Silence

Brenda Novak

Release Date: June 13, 2016

Grace Montgomery knows there’s a body buried behind a Mississippi farmhouse. She knows who’s body it is and she knows why it happened. She was thirteen when she saw everything go wrong, thirteen when she was forced to keep the secret. Grace left town as soon as she could, trying to do good in the world. When her success as an assistant D.A. wasn’t all she hoped it’d be she returns home to confront the secrets she long ago buried. Many of the folks in Stillwater suspect the truth about what happened and Grace is not welcomed home with open arms. One of the people with doubts is Kennedy Archer, a widower who’s running for mayor. But she’s an enigma he can’t resist. Will her secrets ruin them both?

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The Killing Game

Nancy Bush

Release Date: June 28, 2016

Andi Wren is desperately trying to keep her late husband’s company safe from bitter competitors when she receives a puzzling note. “Little Birds Must Fly,” it says. Already fearful, she turns to P.I. Luke Denton. His investigation finds a far more dangerous scheme than a business grudge. Police detectives unearth piles of skeletons in a basement outside of town and soon their case collides with Luke’s as they learn the shocking identities of the bodies. A killer is on the loose and he won’t rest until he completes his chilling plot with Andi at the center of it all.

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Night Whispers

Judith McNaught

Release Date: November 1, 2016

Small-town Florida policewoman Sloan Reynold’s life couldn’t be further from the glam of Palm Beach. So when her estranged father and sister, Paris, invite her to enjoy the social season in Palm Beach with them, she suspects something is amiss. Her suspicions are confirmed when an FBI friend informs her that her father is suspected of fraud, conspiracy, and murder. She agrees to visit on behalf of the FBI, keeping her profession a secret from everyone she meets. This includes Noah Maitland: a multinational corporate player, the FBI’s lead suspect and the guy Sloan is instantly attracted to the minute she arrives in Palm Beach. But when another body is found, she jumps into police mode. Will she be able to maneuver the secrets of Palm Beach without passion getting in the way?

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