Nora Roberts Writing Styles in Witness in Death

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Point of View

The novel WITNESS IN DEATH by Nora Roberts writing as J.D. Robb is written in the third person. The main character of the novel, Eve Dallas, is a Homicide Detective in New York City, and the novel follows her thoughts and actions for the most part. Throughout the novel there are brief passages where the reader is privy to the thoughts of different characters such as Roarke, Eve's husband, Peabody, her aide, and the murderer as well. However, as the novel primarily deals with a murder case that Dallas is working on, the reader's attention is focused on the main character.

The novel also contains brief passages written in the first person from the point of view of the killer. As the identity of the murderer is not revealed until the final chapters, these portions of the novel give the reader a deeper insight into...

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