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Apprentice In Death by J.D. Robb (48)

  • Kindle: 979 KB
  • Print: 382 pages
  • Publisher: Berkley (September 6, 2016)
  • ASIN: B019DHP654




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...



J. D. Robb is the pseudonym for a #1 New York Times bestselling author of more than 200 novels, including the bestselling In Death series. There are more than 500 million copies of her books in print.


REVIEW:
So when I had won this book I had no idea it was #43 in the series.
I didn't let it deter me from reading it though. You gotta start somewhere, right?!
I'm glad I did too! It made me want to go back and check it out from the start. 
Eve Dallas is one bad-ass leuitenant! She's smart, sassy and gets the job done. She is everything you could hope for in a character.
The other characters in the book are decent too, and compliment the story well. I did end up really liking Peabody as well. Another strong female character, who is also a cop.
I wanna punch both of the Mackie's in the throat. Especially the dad. Like how can he justify any of his actions?! I hated him and his reasonings while I read it.
The story itself took a moment for me to get into. It's a police procedural, which I liked, but I felt it got off track once or twice in the beginning. When the author got it back on it was a lot more addictive and I was craving to get through it and see what happens. It really came together in the end and I was left wanting more!


3.5/5



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