Fantasy in Death : In Death

  • by J. D. Robb
  • Narrated by Susan Ericksen
  • Series: In Death
  • 12 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Bart Minnock, founder of the computer gaming giant U-Play, enters his private playroom, and eagerly can’t wait to lose himself in an imaginary world, to play the role of a sword-wielding warrior king, in his company’s latest top-secret project, Fantastical.
The next morning, he is found in the same locked room, in a pool of blood, his head separated from his body. It is the most puzzling case Eve Dallas has ever faced, and it is not a game.
Lt. Eve Dallas is having as much trouble figuring out how Bart Minnock was murdered as who did the murdering. The victim’s girlfriend seems sincerely grief-stricken, and his quirky-but-brilliant partners at U-Play appear shocked as well. No one seemed to have a problem with the enthusiastic, high-spirited millionaire of course, success can attract jealousy, and 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.


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Another Superb Listen

J D Robb does it again and again, she consistently delivers edge of the seat thrillers with great abundance, this particular thriller holds you guessing who did it and how right up until the end, she develops great backgrounds for all her characters that you can relate to and believe. All in All a superb listen and highly recommended.
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- Ruth Coates


This story is all about gamers. A man has his head cut off at the time he was locked in his hollow room in his apartment. He was one of four owners of a company that Roark helped in their early days. The story wasn't far reaching as everything revolves around the company and the other partners. There was only really 3 to choose from and it still took me to chapter 19 to guess who did it.
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- Misty

Book Details

  • Release Date: 17-02-2010
  • Publisher: Brilliance Audio