Nearly a decade ago, Nora Roberts' alter ego J.D. Robb introduced a series with an interesting combination of genres. More than just an old-fashioned romance, it is a romance with a twist: It's a futuristic murder mystery too. And the damsel in distress is tough-as-nails Lt. Eve Dallas. NAKED IN DEATH is the first in a stream of more than a dozen tales involving the steamy/steely lieutenant.
In J.D. Robb's future world --- the world in another five decades --- there are myriad changes, as one would expect, but she suggests that human nature will remain what it has always been, and will continue to be: flawed.