Bestselling author Nora Roberts, writing as JD Robb, introduces readers to New York City in 2058 and to Eve Dallas, a New York Police Lieutenant.
'The dead were her business. She lived with them, worked with them, studied them. She dreamed of them. And because that didn't seem to be enough, in some deep, secret chamber of her heart, she mourned for them . . .'
The first victim is found lying on a sidewalk in the rain. The second murdered in her own apartment building.
Police Lieutenant Eve Dallas has no problem finding connections between the two crimes. Both victims are beautiful and highly successful women; their glamorous lives and loves were the talk of the city. And their intimate relations with men of great power and wealth provide Eve with a long list of suspects - including her own lover, Roarke.
As a woman, Eve is compelled to trust the man who shares her bed. But as a cop, it's her job to explore every avenue . . . no matter where it might lead.