Salvation in Death
By J. D. Robb
(Berkley, Mass Market Paperback, 9780425226933, 384pp.)
Publication Date: June 2, 2009
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Seconds after partaking of wine during a Catholic funeral mass, Father Miguel Flores is dead on the altar. Detective Lieutenant Eve Dallas confirms that the consecrated wine contained enough potassium cyanide to kill a rhino. And though the East Harlem neighborhood is a long way from the stone mansion she shares with her billionaire husband Roarke, it’s the holiness flying around St. Christobal’s that makes her uneasy.
The autopsy reveals faint scars of knife wounds, a removed tattooand evidence of plastic surgery suggesting Father Flores” may not be the man his parishioners thought. Now, as Eve pieces together clues that suggest identity theft, gang connections, and a deeply personal act of revenge, she hopes to track down whoever committed this unholy act. Until a second murderin front of an even larger crowd of worshippersknocks the whole investigation sideways
J. D. Robb is the pseudonym for the number one New York Times bestselling author of more than 200 novels, including the futuristic suspense In Death series. There are more than 400 million copies of the author’s books in print.
"Slick and sexy...the indefatigable Eve Dallas has never been in better form."
"J. D. Robb gives us another great thriller."
"Curious corpses, tangled twists, and one sizzling sleuth. Salvation in Death is a triple-whammy winner."