I chuckled often at the banter between Eve and her colleagues or Roarke. Like this exchange between Eve and Roarke and her grasp of idiom.
"You need more sleep."
You know, the skillet says the pan's the same deal."
He thought a moment, "I believe that's the pot calling the kettle black."
Whatever, kitchen stuff can't talk anyway."
I actually highlighted quite a bit of text in this book, funny banter between the characters that sounds so much like them that you don't need dialogue tags to know, after 30some books, who is speaking. I love it. :) Can't hardly wait until Treachery in Death comes out in MMP."It's Major Ketchup in the bathroom with the laser scalpel."
"...Obviously we were meant for each other as I can interpret that as you meaning something more like Colonel Mustard in the conservatory with the candlestick."
"Whatever, it's that game..."
"Clue.""You always know this crap."
The only thing I'm dark on is that the UK publisher who does the Australian releases has not only changed the cover designs of the in Death books but also the size. Grrr. So I have the first 27 or so in a uniform design and colour, like this:-
(Publisher Grade: D)