Fantasy In Death

Fantasy In Death

Paperback - 2010
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In this thriller in the #1 New York Times bestselling In Death series, it's game over for the criminals who cross Lieutenant Eve Dallas as she investigates the murder of a virtual reality wunderkind.

Bart Minnock, founder of the computer gaming giant U-Play, is found in his locked private playroom, in a pool of blood, his head separated from his body. Despite his violent end, Eve can't find anyone--girlfriend and business partners included--who seemed to have a problem with the enthusiastic, high-spirited millionaire.

Of course gaming, like any business, has its fierce rivalries and dirty tricks--as Eve's husband, Roarke, one of U-Play's competitors, knows well. But Minnock was not naïve, and he knew how to fight back in the real world as well as the virtual one.

Eve and her team are about to enter the next level of police work, in a world where fantasy is the ultimate seduction--and the price of defeat is death...
Publisher: New York : Berkley, 2010
ISBN: 9780425235898
0425235890

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fatcat21
Feb 15, 2015

Lots of funny moments and great dialogue. Maybe a bit predictable but so enjoyable to read.

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springbank
Aug 12, 2011

Man, I thought I was going to get my wish and have Roarke killed off. Oh well

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wildwoman
Oct 29, 2010

This is an interesting page turner. How can anyone possibly be so gruesomely murdered in a totally secure room? Lieutenant Eve Dallas is pitted against a world of fantasy and the fantastical.

readrater Jul 09, 2010

This series is great and Eve Dallas a kick ass character.

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gketchum
Jun 09, 2010

Much of this was a waste of time. We are given the means of murder when the book opens, yet Dallas et al spend page after page speculating about how it was done. But for the reader, the only question was who, so most of this is redundant. A quick skim is all you need.

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Eclectic1
Apr 03, 2010

Pretty good addition to the series. Some great one liners between Eve and Peabody but some unneeded angst between Eve and Roarke. Also, not being a video gamer myself, the murder setting and modus operandi became a bit boring after awhile. But it had a good ending.

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ShelbyMH
Dec 06, 2010

ShelbyMH thinks this title is suitable for 16 years and over

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