Book Review: J.D. Robb’s Unquiet

Posted November 21, 2011 by Kathy Davie in Book Reviews

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Book Review: J.D. Robb’s Unquiet

Unquiet

by J.D. Robb, Mary Blayney, Mary Kay McComas, Patricia Gaffney, Ruth Ryan Langan

four-stars

Series: In Death #33.5, Poppy's Coin #5

Other books by this author that I've reviewed include Treachery in Death, Kindred in Death, The Other Side, New York to Dallas, Celebrity in Death, Delusion in Death, Calculated in Death, Thankless in Death, Mirror, Mirror, Festive in Death, Obsession in Death, Betrayal in Death, "Wonderment in Death", "Possession in Death", Down the Rabbit Hole, "Midnight in Death", Devoted in Death, Brotherhood in Death, Apprentice in Death, Echoes in Death.

Genres: Historical Romance, Paranormal Romance, Romantic Suspense

This eBook has 416 pages and was published by Jove on September 27, 2011. Discover more about it at Goodreads. You can also buy it at Amazon

An anthology of five short stories that veer from quiet to the not-so-quiet.

Series:

“Chaos in Death” (In Death, 33.5)
“Her Greatest Treasure” (Poppy’s Coin, 5)

The Stories

J.D. Robb‘s “Chaos in Death” tries to identify a monstrous Dr. Chaos who gleefully murders people associated with an addiction program in New York City. Leave it to Lt. Dallas to call on all her friends to contribute their particular skills and knowledge. Fans of the series don’t want to miss this one as there are a couple of critical events in it.

May Blayney‘s “Her Greatest Treasure” brings together two deserving people.

Patricia Gaffney‘s “Dear One” is so sweet. Who knew the 900-number fraud could be such a positive experience? The social aspects of a 900-number brings a psychic into friendship with one of her callers and ends with two happy couples.

Ruth Ryan Langan‘s “Unforgiven” is a cute tale of a 400+-year-old ghost, Jamie Kerr, raging through Bree’s dead husband’s estate still angry after all these years at his wife and his best friend’s perfidy. Bree has her own rage with the Kerrs and between them, they learn to forgive.

Mary Kay McComas‘ “His Brother’s Keeper” was rather dissatisfying. It was a convoluted story and the character interaction was too simplistic with too many leaps.

The Cover and Title

It’s an old brick wall painted white with the title graffiti’d on in red. I didn’t find much in the stories to relate to Unquiet.


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