While I have always enjoyed Nora Roberts, I have shyed away from JD Robb because of the futuristic aspect. After hearing a lot about it, I decided to pick up the first in the series, Naked in Death, from the library. Unfortunetly, I was unable to finish it.
New York police lieutenant Eve Dallas is hunting for a ruthless killer. In more than 10 years on the force, she's seen it all- and she knows that her survival depends on her instincts. Still, she's going against every warning telling her not to get involved... with Roarke, an enigmatic Irish billionaire- and a suspect in Eve's murder investigation.
But passion and seduction have rules of their own, and it's up to Eve to take a chance in the arms of a man she knows nothing about- except the addictive hunger of needing his touch.
I honestly do not know why I was unable to finish it. I really enjoyed Roarke and Eve, and the mystery was intriguing. I was engaged in finding out the resolution of the murders, but just could not stick with it. It may be because I just started another semster of school and have been working a LOT lately, or it could be the futurstic part of it. Every time it mentioned something that doesn't exist now, I stopped reading and analyzed it. Could that really happen? How old will I be when the book is set? Will I ever live to see anything being described? I just really do not like science fiction or futuristic stories, and I think I will not be able to overcome it. I hope to try another time or another book in the series, but I don't know how successful I will be.
For now to get my reading "groove" back on, I am going to fall back on my favorite type of book, a suspense or thriller. If it is a romantic suspense, all the better. I am going to start "The Nanny Murders" which I got from the library. I hope to read through this one fast!
If anyone has any favorite In Death books that they can recommend for me to try, I would love to hear! I really want to enjoy this series!