By J. D. Robb
Cosmetic doctor Dr. Wilfred B. Icove has been stumbled on lifeless in his place of work – successfully murdered by means of one stab to the guts. Struck through the stainless situation of the crime scene, Eve Dallas suspects a qualified killing. safeguard discs convey a lady lightly getting into and leaving the development – the doctor’s ultimate appointment. often called “Dr Perfect”, Icove dedicated his lifestyles to his relations and his paintings. His checklist is fresh. Too fresh for Dallas. She is familiar with he was once hiding anything and suspects that his son is aware what it really is. together with her husband Roarke operating backstage, Dallas follows her instincts into the Icoves’ pasts. And what she discovers are males pushed to create perfection – enjoying quick and unfastened with the legislation of nature...
From Publishers Weekly
Set within the yr 2059, this most up-to-date in Robb's long-running sequence (Naked in dying, etc.) that includes acerbic Lt. Eve Dallas of the hot York police is the simplest in fresh reminiscence. In
the previous, Robb has stored whiz-bang futuristic results to a minimal, permitting her global to develop organically out of debate and characterization; this time she accommodates technology fiction elements—including the way forward for plastic surgery, cloning, medical morality and actual mortality—into her plot, giving the sequence a major shot of adrenaline. Eve and her associate, Det. Delia Peabody, are traveling the Wilfred B. Icove heart for Reconstructive and plastic surgery on a star homicide case while the center's founder, previous Wilfred Icove, is came across with a scalpel rammed into his center. Wilfred Jr., additionally a health professional on the heart, is grief bothered, as is his relations and lots of the remainder of the rustic. Wilfred Sr., all people consents, used to be a saint. other than he wasn't, as Eve and savvy secret readers may have already guessed. Eve gathers her ordinary crime-fighting staff round her, together with her drop-dead attractive, fabulously filthy rich, staggeringly fantastic husband, Roarke. Robb tones down the romance and ups the motion ante because the group uncovers an more and more terrible crime that builds to a race-against-the-clock climax that would have readers cheering. (July)
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