It was implied that since Eve had lost her memory, she had forgotten her name, as well, but it is eventually revealed in Reunion in Death that the reason Eve cannot remember her name is because her parents never gave her one.
The fact that no one in Dallas could track down her ID indicates one of two things: that either Homeland Security interfered and deleted her data, or that her parents never had her registered in the first place.
They celebrate their one-year anniversary in Reunion in Death, in July 2059.Eve's relationship with Roarke is central to the series and her character (see below).Eve's official residence is 222 Central Park West, New York, N. Eve is typically described as having whiskey-colored eyes and tawny hair, (which is usually poorly cut since she cuts it herself) and being tall and slim, with a distinctive dent in her chin.Throughout the series, her memories return, mostly through a series of nightmares, revealing a history of incestual rape and patricide with her father, Richard Troy.It is revealed that he was raising her to prostitute her to child molesters.
Her mother, Stella, was a prostitute and a drug addict and was occasionally beaten and raped by Troy but hated her daughter.
Eve finds out more about Stella in book 34, New York to Dallas.
Unable to remember anything at all, her social worker named her and put Eve into a foster home, the beginning of Eve's life in the system.
She had a broken arm, was covered in old blood, and had no memory.
After reaching the age of majority, she moves to New York City where she becomes a police officer.
The dates of all her promotions are not specific, but it is mentioned that she became a detective, second grade in early 2051, and eventually, by the start of the series, is lieutenant in the Homicide squad.