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Shadows in Death


At 1:47 am this morning, I read the last sentence of Shadows in Death by J.D. Robb. For those of you who don’t know, Robb is Nora Roberts, the NYT best-selling romance author.

Since they’re the same person, obviously the writing style is very similar. She has a way of drawing in the reader with the very first sentence and holding their attention till the very last one.

At no point in the story did I feel it was dragging on or slow paced or even info-dumpy.

I did get confused a time or two at who was talking, as Robb doesn’t tend to use a lot of dialogue tags.

One of these days, I’ll learn to write descriptions and scenes like she does.

Hopefully sooner rather than later.

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