FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
(Please note that spoilers are very much ahead)
In which book does Eve meet Roarke?
In the first book of the series, Naked in Death.
In which book do they get married?
Eve and Roarke get married off-stage between the third and fourth books of the series. The ceremony is about to start as Immortal in Death ends, and they are on their honeymoon when Rapture in Death opens.
In which book does Roarke find out the truth about his family?
Roarke learns he doesn’t know everything about his past in Portrait in Death.
In which book is Dr. Mira in danger?
She is captured in the novella “Midnight in Death,” which was first published in an anthology titled Silent Night, and then subsequently reprinted in Three in Death.
In which book do we first meet Max Ricker?
Max Ricker is first introduced in Judgment in Death.
Is the Medical Examiner Morris or Morse?
Li Morris is the NYPSD medical examiner. In a continuity error, he was referred to as Morse in Witness in Death and Judgment in Death.
Why don’t the books have the picture of Eve on them anymore?
That is actually the official J. D. Robb author photo, not a depiction of Eve.
Why don’t the books say “Nora Roberts writing as J. D. Robb” anymore? Is she no longer writing the series? That’s what I hear!
Nora writes every word of the In Death series—after all, she’s as interested in the characters’ lives as the readers are. The marketing department at Penguin decided that after 14 books reminding readers that it was Nora Roberts writing as J. D. Robb, that it was time to let
J. D. Robb get top billing.
“Missing in Death” is only listed as an audio book. When will it be in print?
If you check the In Death book list, you will see titles listed in “ ” that are followed by a bold-face title. For example: “Missing in Death” is featured in The Lost anthology. The titles in quotes are novellas, which run about 98 pages and are meant to be a taste of the In Death world to tide readers over until the next full-length book. The novellas are part of an anthology with three other stories and a loose theme connecting them. Nora’s audio book publisher only contracts to record the J. D. Robb novellas and releases them alone.
When will Eve and Roarke have a baby?
Nora has said repeatedly that a baby would signal the end of the series. In her opinion, a baby changes everything (for the better) and the focus of the series would change radically. In no way does this mean Nora thinks a mother can’t be an excellent police officer (or attorney or any other type of professional). It does mean that many of the things readers love about Eve and Roarke’s life together would change (i.e., leaving home for hours on end only to return to continue working in their home offices).
Why can’t Summerset take care of a baby?
When Eve and Roarke are parents, Nora has no doubt that they will be very much hands-on. While Summerset would be integral to their lives running smoothly, they would not just hand over the care of a child to him full-time.
Who is the Candy Thief? When will we find out?
Nora knows the identity of the Candy Thief, but she’s not sure when that person will be unmasked in the books.
Devoted in Death
On Sale Sept. 15, 2015
When Lieutenant Eve Dallas examines a body in a downtown Manhattan alleyway, the victim’s injuries are so extensive that she almost misses the clue. Carved into the skin is the shape of a heart—and initials inside reading E and D . . .[read an excerpt]