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Imitation In Death - Imitation in Murder Scenarios
on 30 August 2003
After 17 full length novels (and 2 short stories) about futuristic cop, Lt Eve Dallas of NYPSD, set in the middle of the 21st Century, only a couple of years have passed since the first book and New York seems to be rather a dangerous place to live - there seems to be a LOT of homicides. Book 18 follows a few weeks after Portrait In Death and yet another serial killer is on the loose - this time imitating the crimes of famous historical serial killers; Jack the Ripper, Ted Bundy to name a few... With a murderer changing his modus operandi each time he kills makes catching the killer more difficult, but this book is really all police procedure (with a splash of series subplots)and in the end, Eve gets her man, with the help from mega rich hubby (with security cracking skills and plenty of money and resources -what more can you have to solve a case?), her ever stalwart detective in training, Peabody and the rest of her team. This should be an enjoyable read for diehard fans (but its not one of the best novels in the series), but definitely not one for new readers.