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J.D. Robb
  • Bibliography:
    71 Books (1 Series)
  • First Book:
    July 1995
  • Latest Book:
    February 2025
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About the Author

J.D. Robb is the pseudonym of Nora Roberts, one of the most prolific and beloved writers in the world, with more than 200 novels and 300 million copies of her books in print as Nora Roberts and as J. D. Robb for the "In Death" futuristic-suspense saga. A founding member of the Romance Writers of America (R.W.A.), she was the first inductee in the organization's Hall of Fame. She also is a member of several writers groups and has won countless awards from her colleagues and the publishing industry.

Full Series List in Order

In Death

1 - Naked in Death (Jul-1995)
2 - Glory in Death (Dec-1995)
3 - Immortal in Death (Jul-1996)
4 - Rapture in Death (Oct-1996)
5 - Ceremony In Death (May-1997)
6 - Vengeance in Death (Oct-1997)
7 - Holiday in Death (Jun-1998)
7.5 - Midnight in Death (Nov-1998)
8 - Conspiracy in Death (Apr-1999)
9 - Loyalty in Death (Oct-1999)
10 - Witness in Death (Mar-2000)
11 - Judgment in Death (Sep-2000)
12 - Betrayal in Death (Mar-2001)
12.5 - Interlude in Death (Aug-2001)
13 - Seduction in Death (Sep-2001)
14 - Reunion in Death (Mar-2002)
15 - Purity in Death (Sep-2002)
16 - Portrait in Death (Mar-2003)
17 - Imitation in Death (Sep-2003)
17.5 - Remember When: Big Jack (Sep-2003)
18 - Divided in Death (Jan-2004)
19 - Visions in Death (Aug-2004)
20 - Survivor In Death (Feb-2005)
21 - Origin in Death (Jul-2005)
22 - Memory in Death (Jan-2006)
22.5 - Haunted in Death (Apr-2006)
23 - Born in Death (Jul-2006)
24 - Innocent in Death (Feb-2007)
25 - Creation in Death (Nov-2007)
25.5 - Eternity in Death (Nov-2007)
26 - Strangers in Death (Feb-2008)
27 - Salvation in Death (Nov-2008)
27.5 - Ritual In Death (Nov-2008)
28 - Promises in Death (Mar-2009)
29 - Kindred in Death (Nov-2009)
29.5 - Missing in Death (Dec-2009)
30 - Fantasy in Death (Mar-2010)
31 - Indulgence in Death (Nov-2010)
31.5 - Possession in Death (Dec-2010)
32 - Treachery in Death (Mar-2011)
33 - New York to Dallas (Sep-2011)
33.5 - Chaos in Death (Oct-2011)
34 - Celebrity in Death (Mar-2012)
35 - Delusion in Death (Sep-2012)
36 - Calculated in Death (Mar-2013)
37 - Thankless in Death (Sep-2013)
37.5 - Taken in Death (Sep-2013)
38 - Concealed in Death (Feb-2014)
39 - Festive in Death (Sep-2014)
40 - Obsession in Death (Feb-2015)
41 - Devoted in Death (Sep-2015)
41.5 - Wonderment in Death (Nov-2015)
42 - Brotherhood in Death (Feb-2016)
43 - Apprentice in Death (Sep-2016)
44 - Echoes in Death (Feb-2017)
45 - Secrets in Death (Sep-2017)
46 - Dark in Death (Feb-2018)
47 - Leverage in Death (Sep-2018)
48 - Connections in Death (Feb-2019)
49 - Vendetta in Death (Sep-2019)
50 - Golden in Death (Feb-2020)
51 - Shadows in Death (Sep-2020)
52 - Faithless in Death (Feb-2021)
53 - Forgotten In Death (Sep-2021)
54 - Abandoned in Death (Feb-2022)
55 - Desperation in Death (Sep-2022)
56 - Encore In Death (Feb-2023)
57 - Payback in Death (Sep-2023)
58 - Random in Death (Jan-2024)
59 - Passions in Death (Sep-2024)
60 - Bonded in Death (Feb-2025)

Book List in Order: 71 titles



  • In a time and place where technology rules the world, one irresistible impulse still rules the heart: passion... Eve Dallas is a New York police lieutenant hunting for a ruthless killer. In over ten years on the force, she's seen it all - and kno...



  • In a time when technology can reveal the darkest of secrets, there's only one place to hide a crime of passion--in the heart... The first victim was found lying on a sidewalk in the rain. The second was murdered in her own apartment building. Poli...



  • In a time when technology can create beauty and youth, passion and greed can destroy them... She was one of the most sought after women in the world. A top model who would stop at nothing to get what she wanted--even another woman's man. And now s...



  • In a time when technology can manipulate moods and emotions, death holds the promise of ultimate ecstasy... They died with smiles on their faces. Three apparent suicides: a brilliant engineer, an infamous lawyer, and a controversial politician. Th...



  • Even in an age of cutting-edge technology, old beliefs die hard... Conducting a top secret investigation into the death of a fellow police officer has Lieutenant Eve Dallas treading on dangerous ground. She must put professional ethics personal lo...



  • In a time when technology links the law and the lawless, predators and prey can be one and the same... He is an expert with the latest technology ... a madman with the mind of a genius and the heart of a killer. He quietly stalks his prey. Then h...



  • IN A FUTURE WHEN COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY BRINGS LOVERS TOGETHER, DATING CAN BE A DEADLY GAME... No one likes to be alone during the holidays. And for New York's most posh dating service, Personally Yours, it is the season to bring lonely hearts toget...



  • Lieutenant Eve Dallas's name has a made a Christmas list, but it's not for being naughty or nice. It's for putting a serial killer behind bars. Now the escaped madman has her in his sights. Eve must postpone her first Christmas with her new husband, ...



  • At a time when human nature remains as predictable as death, a killer plays God - and puts innocent lives in the palm of his hand.... It was always a shock, not the hard one Bowers had hoped for. Eve had seen too much for that. But what one human ...






  • New York cop Eve Dallas returns to face her most ingenious foe--a "secret admirer" who taunts her with letters... and kills without mercy. She'd lost her badge and had nearly lost her way too recently for the sting to have faded. Now that she had bo...



  • When a celebrity is killed right before her eyes, New York detective Eve Dallas takes a new place in crime - as both officer and witness to murder... Opening night at New York's New Globe Theater turns from stage scene to crime scene when the lead...



  • When a cop killer cuts loose in a club called Purgatory, New York Detective Eve Dallas descends into an underground criminal hell. 'She stood in Purgatory and studied death. The blood and the gore of it, the ferocity of its glee. it had come to this...



  • At the luxurious Roarke Palace Hotel, a maid walks into suite 4602 for the nightly turndown - and steps into her worst nightmare. A killer leaves her dead, strangled by a thin silver wire. He's Sly Yost, a virtuoso of music and murder. A hit man for ...



  • In early spring of 2059, Lieutenant Eve Dallas is called off-planet to face a grueling ordeal - giving a seminar at the largest police conference of the year, to be held in a swanky resort. A resort which just happens to be owned by her husband, Roar...



  • Lieutenant Eve Dallas is searching for a Casanova killer with a deadly appetite for seduction. Dante had been courting his victim in cyberspace for weeks before meeting her in person. A few sips of wine and a few hours later, she was dead. The murd...



  • 'Murder was work. Death was a serious chore for the killer, the victim, for the survivors. And for some murder was a labour of love...' At exactly 7:30 pm, Walter Pettibone arrives home to over a hundred friends and family shouting, "surprise!". It'...



  • 'The heat was murder. Some managed to escape. But most just had to live through it.' Louie Cogburn has spent three days holed up in his apartment, staring at his computer screen. His pounding headache is unbearable like spikes drilling into his brai...



  • 'She was still three feet away when she'd smelled it. She'd walked with death too many times to mistake it.' After a tip from a reporter, Eve Dallas finds the body of a young woman in a Delancey Street dumpster. Just hours before, the news station h...



  • 'No matter how many times you looked at the horror man inflicted on man, you never saw it all. As Lieutenant Eve Dallas stood over what had once been a woman, she wondered when she would see worse than this...' The summer of 2059 is drawing to a swe...






  • Laine Tavish is an ordinary woman living an ordinary life in the small town of Angel's Gap, Maryland, as the proprietor of Remember When, an antique treasures and gift shop. At least, that's what everyone in Angel's Gap thinks. They have no idea that...



  • Found alone on the streets as a child, Eve Dallas has built a new identity and a new future as a cop. Now the hard-edged and coolheaded detective fights for truth and justice, but she still has one very human weakness: enigmatic Irish billionaire, Ro...



  • 'The summer had been long hot and bloody. Fall, with its cooler temperatures was coming. Maybe people wouldn't be as inclined to kill each other. But she doubted it.' In 2059 New York City, technology and humanity collide, Detective Eve Dallas searc...



  • New York City of 2059 'Murder was always an insult, and had been since the first human hand had smashed a stone into the first human skull. But the murder, bloody and brutal, of an entire family in their own home, in their own beds, was a different f...



  • In 2059 in New York City, as scientists work to expand the limits of technology, Detective Eve Dallas tracks the cunning, cold-blooded killer. New York police lieutenant Eve Dallas and her partner Delia Peabody enter the hallowed halls of the Wilfre...



  • New York Lieutenant Eve Dallas has walking a tightrope between her professional duties and her private demons. Eve Dallas is one tough cop. She's got no problem dealing with a holiday reveler in a red suit who plunges thirty-seven stories and gives ...



  • Number Twelve is an urban legend in 2060 New York City. The hot club in the 1960s, it is now reported to be haunted and cursed. Lieutenant Eve Dallas is called there to investigate the apparent murder of Radcliff Hopkins, its new owner and the grands...



  • Just as Eve Dallas begins to investigate the grisly double homicide of two young lovers--both employees of the same prestigious accounting firm--her friend Mavis needs a favor. One of the moms-to-be in Mavis's birthing class has gone missing. Normall...



  • New York Lieutenant Eve Dallas doesn't like to see innocent people murdered. And the death of Craig Foster is clearly a murder. He was seemingly ordinary history teacher, but uncovers some extraordinary surprises. Foster's death devastated his young ...



  • NYPSD Lieutenant Eve Dallas keeps the streets of a near-future New York City safe in this extraordinary series. But even she makes mistakes, and is haunted by those she couldn't save-and the killers she couldn't capture. When the body of a young br...






  • When club-hopping bad girl Tiara Kent is found dead in her plush Manhattan apartment, the killing has all the earmarks of a vampire attack. The ever-practical Lieutenant Eve Dallas has to deal with superstitious cops carrying garlic and stakes, as we...



  • Technology may be different in 2060 New York, yet the city is still a place of many cultures and great divides. But as ever, some murders receive more attention than others -- especially those in which the victim is a prominent businessman, found in ...



  • In the year 2060, sophisticated investigative tools can help catch a killer. But there are some questions even the most advanced technologies cannot answer. Ancient church rituals meet cutting- edge crime solving. During a Catholic funeral mass Fath...



  • Lieutenant Eve Dallas plunges into the violent aftermath of a ritualistic murder--and into the mind of an alleged witness who can't remember a thing to save his life. When a high-society party is crashed by a naked, knife-wielding, blood-covered man...



  • Amaryllis Coltraine may have recently transferred to the New York Police and Security Department from Atlanta, but she had been a cop long enough to know how to defend herself. When Coltraine was taken down by an assailant and killed with her own wea...



  • In 2060, Lieutenant Eve Dallas searches all of New York City for a dastardly and despicable criminal in the newest novel by #1 New York Times bestselling author J. D. Robb. A recently promoted captain of the NYPSD and his wife return early from thei...



  • Investigating a female tourist's disappearance on a Staten Island ferry ride, NYPSD Lieutenant Eve Dallas wonders: if she didn't jump, and she's not on board, then where in the world is she?...



  • Bart Minnock, founder of the computer gaming giant U-Play, is found inside his locked private playroom, in a pool of blood, his head separated from his body. This is the most puzzling case Eve Dallas has ever faced, and it's not a game. . . . Eve ca...



  • NYPSD Lieutenant Eve Dallas must discover who's preying on those who cater to the rich and famous in the new novel by #1 New York Times bestselling author J. D. Robb. When a murder disrupts the Irish vacation she is taking with her husband, Roarke, ...



  • Five New York Times bestselling authors cross over to a realm where suspense, desire, and love have no bounds. J.D. Robb: Lieutenant Eve Dallas has always sought justice for the dead, but now, a victim will seek her own vengeance-through Eve. M...






  • In the latest from the #1 New York Times bestselling phenomenon, Eve Dallas tracks down those who break the law-including the ones sworn to uphold it. NYPSD Lieutenant Eve Dallas and her partner, Detective D. Peabody, are following up on a sensele...



  • The novel that takes readers deeper into the mind of Eve Dallas than ever before... New York Times bestselling author J. D. Robb presents an intense and terrifying new case for New York homicide cop Eve Dallas. This case will take her back to the ...



  • Eve and Rourke return to investigate the murders of a series of luckless indigents -- and their strange connection to a brilliant young doctor. But this hunt for a killer is like none they have every encountered before, because nothing is as it seems...



  • Lieutenant Eve Dallas is no party girl, but she's managing to have a reasonably good time at the celebrity-packed bash celebrating The Icove Agenda, a film based on one of her famous cases. It's a little spooky seeing the actress playing her, who loo...



  • It was just another after-work happy-hour bar downtown, where business professionals unwound with a few drinks . . .until something went terribly wrong. And after twelve minutes of chaos and violence, eighty people lay dead. Lieutenant Eve Dallas ...



  • On Manhattan's Upper East Side a woman lies dead at the bottom of the stairs, stripped of all her valuables. Most cops might call it a mugging gone wrong, but Lieutenant Eve Dallas knows better. A well-off accountant and a beloved wife and mother,...



  • In the latest suspense thriller in the #1 New York Times bestselling series, the year 2060 is drawing to a close in New York City and loved ones are coming together for Thanksgiving. But sometimes the deepest hatreds seethe within the closest relatio...



  • Once upon a time... ...in a world far removed from the days when fairy tales were new, five bestselling authors spin versions that take the classic stories into a new dimension. You’ll recognize Hansel and Gretel, Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty, a...



  • Leading the demolition of a long-empty New York building that once housed a makeshift shelter for troubled teenagers, Lieutenant Eve Dallas's husband uncovers two skeletons wrapped in plastic. And by the time Eve's done with the crime scene, there...



  • Eve Dallas deals with a homicide -- and the holiday season -- in the latest from #1 New York Times bestselling author J.D. Robb. Personal trainer Trey Ziegler was in peak physical condition. If you didn’t count the kitchen knife in his well-tone...






  • Lieutenant Eve Dallas walks the thin line between love and hate in this fabulous 40th thriller from #1 New York Times-bestseller J. D. Robb… Eve Dallas has solved a lot of high-profile murders for the NYPSD and gotten a lot of media. She -- and...



  • Eve Dallas tracks a young couple whose heated passion for each other is fueled by cold brutality -- in the newest crime thriller from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Obsession in Death and Festive in Death. When Lieutenant Eve Dallas ...



  • Some of your favorite New York Times bestselling authors present five all-new stories told through the looking glass -- including a new Eve Dallas novella! You’re late for a very important date... Enter a wonderland of mesmerizing tales. It'...



  • Sometimes brotherhood can be another word for conspiracy. . . . Dennis Mira just had two unpleasant surprises. First he learned that his cousin Edward was secretly meeting with a real estate agent about their late grandfather’s magnificent West ...



  • Nature versus nurture... 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 c...



  • As NY Lt. Eve Dallas and her billionaire husband Roarke are driving home, a young woman―dazed, naked, and bloody―suddenly stumbles out in front of their car. Roarke slams on the brakes and Eve springs into action. Daphne Strazza is rushed to t...



  • Lt. Eve Dallas must separate rumors from reality when a woman who traffics in other people’s secrets is silenced. The chic Manhattan nightspot Du Vin is not the kind of place Eve Dallas would usually patronize, and it’s not the kind of bar whe...



  • Lieutenant Eve Dallas returns in Dark in Death, by J.D. Robb, the #1 New York Times bestselling master of suspense, and takes on a case of death imitating art… It was a stab in the dark. On a chilly February night, during a screening of Psych...



  • Lieutenant Eve Dallas puzzles over a bizarre suicide bombing in a Wall St. office building in Leverage in Death, the latest in the #1 New York Times bestselling series from J.D. Robb… For the airline executives finalizing a merger that would mak...



  • In this gritty and gripping new novel in the #1 New York Times bestselling series, Eve Dallas fights to save the innocent -- and serve justice to the guilty -- on the streets of New York. Homicide cop Eve Dallas and her billionaire husband, Roarke, a...



  • Lieutenant Eve Dallas must keep the predator from becoming the prey in Vendetta in Death, the newest thriller from the #1 New York Times bestselling author J.D. Robb. She calls herself Lady Justice. And once she has chosen a man as her target, she...



  • In the latest thriller in the #1 New York Times bestselling series, homicide detective Eve Dallas investigates a murder with a mysterious motive―and a terrifying weapon. Pediatrician Kent Abner received the package on a beautiful April morning. ...



  • Lt. Eve Dallas is about to walk into the shadows of her husband's dangerous past. As it often did since he'd married a cop, murder interrupted more pleasant activities. Then again, Roarke supposed, the woman lying in a pool of her own bloo...



  • In the new Eve Dallas police thriller from #1 New York Times-bestselling author J. D. Robb, what looked like a lover’s quarrel turned fatal has larger -- and more terrifying -- motives behind it… The scene in the West Village studio appears to...



  • In the latest novel in the #1 New York Times bestselling series, homicide detective Eve Dallas sifts through the wreckage of the past to find a killer. The body was left in a dumpster like so much trash, the victim a woman of no fixed address, kno...



  • Homicide detective Eve Dallas must untangle a twisted family history while a hostage’s life hangs in the balance -- in Abandoned in Death by New York Times bestselling author J. D. Robb. The woman’s body was found in the early morning, on a be...



  • The #1 New York Times bestselling author presents a gripping new thriller that pits homicide detective Eve Dallas against a conspiracy of exploitation and evil… New York, 2061: The place called the Pleasure Academy is a living nightmare where ab...



  • The homicide cop with a passion for justice returns in the captivating crime thriller series by the #1 New York Times bestselling author. It was a glittering event full of A-listers, hosted by Eliza Lane and Brant Fitzhugh, a celebrity couple who...



  • Lt. Eve Dallas is just home from a long overdue vacation when she responds to a call of an unattended death. The victim is Martin Greenleaf, retired Internal Affairs Captain. At first glance, the scene appears to be suicide, but the closer Eve examin...



  • In the new crime thriller from #1 New York Times-bestselling J.D. Robb, a small and easily concealed weapon wreaks havoc, and the killer is just a face in the crowd. Jenna’s parents had finally given in, and there she was, at a New York club wit...



  • On a hot August night, Eve and Roarke speed through the streets of Manhattan to the Down and Dirty club, where a joyful, boisterous pre-wedding girls’ night out has turned into a murder scene. One of the brides lies in a pool of blood, garroted in ...



  • The #1 New York Times bestselling author spins an epic tale of loyalty, treachery, murder, and the long shadow of war... His passport read Giovanni Rossi. But decades ago, during the Urban Wars, he was part of a small, secret organization called T...


Award-Winning Books by J.D. Robb

Betrayal in Death
2001 All About Romance Reader Award -- Best Hero
Concealed in Death
2015 Rita Award -- Romantic Suspense
Conspiracy in Death
1999 Romance Readers Anonymous Award -- Best Alternative Realities or Time Travel Romance
Creation in Death
2007 All About Romance Reader Award -- Best Couple
2007 All About Romance Reader Award -- Strongest Heroine
Holiday in Death
1998 Romance Readers Anonymous Award -- Best Alternative Realities or Time Travel Romance
1998 RT Reviewers Choice Award -- Futuristic Romance
Immortal in Death
1996 RT Reviewers Choice Award -- Futuristic Romance
Innocent in Death
2007 All About Romance Reader Award -- Best Villain
Interlude in Death
2001 All About Romance Reader Award -- Best Short Story
Loyalty in Death
1999 All About Romance Reader Award -- Best Other Romance
1999 All About Romance Reader Award -- Best Romantic Suspense
1999 Romance Readers Anonymous Award -- Best Romantic Suspense/Mystery/Adventure
New York to Dallas
2012 Rita Award -- Romantic Suspense
Portrait in Death
2003 All About Romance Reader Award -- Best Alternate Reality
2003 All About Romance Reader Award -- Best Hero
2003 RT Reviewers Choice Award -- Futuristic Romance
Rapture in Death
1996 Romance Readers Anonymous Award -- Best Romantic Suspense/Mystery/Adventure
Reunion in Death
2002 Romance Readers Anonymous Award -- Best Alternative Realities or Time Travel Romance
Seduction in Death
2001 Romance Readers Anonymous Award -- Best Alternative Realities or Time Travel Romance
Survivor In Death
2005 All About Romance Reader Award -- Strongest Heroine
2006 Rita Award -- Romantic Suspense
Vengeance in Death
1997 Romance Readers Anonymous Award -- Best Alternative Realities or Time Travel Romance
1997 RT Reviewers Choice Award -- Futuristic Romance
Witness in Death
2000 Romance Readers Anonymous Award -- Best Alternative Realities or Time Travel Romance
2000 RT Reviewers Choice Award -- Futuristic Romance


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

J.D. Robb has published 71 books.

The next book by J.D. Robb, Bonded in Death, will be published in February 2025.

The first book by J.D. Robb, Naked in Death, was published in July 1995.

Yes. J.D. Robb has 1 series.