This installment was an interesting twist for me. I recognized that this was the start of Where It All Went Downhill for me the first time I read the series. That being said, I didn't feel that the events of this book warranted that kind of reaction as much. This one was a bit of a repeat of book 5, [b:Ceremony in Death|74036|Ceremony in Death (In Death, #5)|J.D. Robb|https://d.gr-assets.com/books/1376018955s/74036.jpg|1961195], and even book 11 [b:Judgement in Death|12735370|Judgement in Death (In Death #11)|J.D. Robb|https://d.gr-assets.com/books/1356473631s/12735370.jpg|86053], which is what sparked the initial reaction in the first place. It even went so far as to bring one of the characters met in book 5's story into this one. It was interesting to see the changes that book 5 had wrought on the character of Jamie. I also liked how it gave me some things to think about as well, like how the relationships become central to what makes a good romantic suspense. All in all, it was an interesting read!