Clever lady, Nora Roberts. With the first book of this series, she has created a world of the future, but she’s placed it only far enough away so that some of us, with the right medical care and a little luck, might live to see it. It is the world our grandchildren will inherit, and Ms. Roberts gives us a glimpse of the legacy our actions today leave for those we love. Nothing tricky, nothing fancy, just certain policies, technologies, attitudes that, left to move forward without careful thought now, will come to fruition – for good or ill – sixty years from yesterday.
Immersed in this world, products of it, are Eve Dallas and Roarke – she, a methodical New York homicide detective; he, a self-made Irish billionaire. Apart, they are forces to be reckoned with; together, they generate enough blistering heat to melt my glasses right to my nose.
In the 21st Century, prostitution is legal, regulated, and, while […]