Apprentice in Death
by J.D. Robb
Lieutenant Eve Dallas returns in a fast-paced new novel from #1 New York Times bestselling author J. D. Robb.
Nature versus nurture...
The shots came quickly, silently, and with deadly accuracy. Within seconds, three people were dead at Central Park’s ice-skating rink. The victims: a talented young skater, a doctor, and a teacher. As random as random can be.
Eve Dallas has seen a lot of killers during her time with the NYPSD but never one like this. A review of the security videos reveals that the victims were killed with a tactical laser rifle fired by a sniper, who could have been miles away when the trigger was pulled. And though the list of locations where the shooter could have set up seems endless, the number of people with that particular skill set is finite: police, military, professional killer.
Eve’s husband, Roarke, has unlimited resources—and genius—at his disposal. And when his computer program leads Eve to the location of the sniper, she learns a shocking fact: There were two—one older, one younger. Someone is being trained by an expert in the science of killing, and they have an agenda. Central Park was just a warm-up. And as another sniper attack shakes the city to its core, Eve realizes that though we’re all shaped by the people around us, there are those who are just born evil...
Series: In Death (Book 43)
Hardcover: 384 pages
Publisher: Berkley (September 6, 2016)
Hardcover: 704 pages
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA Childrens (September 6, 2016)
About the Author
J.D. Robb is the pseudonym for a number-one New York Times-bestselling author (Nora Roberts) of more than 170 novels, including the futuristic suspense In Death series. There are more than 300 million copies of her books in print.