Search Results: "Iris Johansen"


BOOK REVIEW

IRIS by Jean Marsh
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 1, 2000

"A rich London setting for a girl-trying-to-get-ahead tale, made only more appealing by Marsh's colorful mix of people."
Actress Marsh (The House of Eliott, not reviewed) offers a frank portrayal of a young woman on the edge of high-society prostitution. Read full book review >

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ON THE RUN by Iris Johansen
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Dec. 27, 2005

"A blurry suspense story directed at the reader's feminine side."
A forced, hackneyed thriller set around the taming of a pair of toughened ex-CIA agents marks Johansen's latest departure from her Eve Duncan series (Countdown, 2005, etc.). Read full book review >

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FIRESTORM by Iris Johansen
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 30, 2004

"Must . . . please . . . fans."
Psychic arson investigator. Read full book review >

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BODY OF LIES by Iris Johansen
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 26, 2002

"Elementary prose studded with innumerable clichés. But the convoluted storyline of this, Johansen's sixtieth novel (Final Target, 2001, etc.), is sure to please faithful fans."
A forensic sculptor still searches for her murdered daughter's face in every skull she reconstructs. Read full book review >

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THE FACE OF DECEPTION by Iris Johansen
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 12, 1998

"A sequel is on its way, and perhaps with that Johansen will deliver what she only promises here."
Johansen (And Then You Die, 1998, etc.) leaves romance behind for some pedestrian adventure and a stab at emotional healing. Read full book review >

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MIND GAME by Iris Johansen
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 24, 2017

"Enthralling, entertaining, and completely satisfying."
When artist Jane MacGuire connects psychically with a young woman who's being held captive, she discovers that she's the enigmatic Seth Caleb's sister and is swept into rescuing her. Once she's safe, however, Jane becomes the next target in a ploy to force Caleb to kill or see her killed. Read full book review >

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BLOOD GAME by Iris Johansen
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 20, 2009

"Not even Hamburger Helper could rescue this overdone hash."
Johansen (Deadlock, 2009, etc.) stirs psychics, an apprentice vampire and some unsettled ghosts into a bubbling pot of balderdash. Read full book review >

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PANDORA’S DAUGHTER by Iris Johansen
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 16, 2007

"An overwrought flight of fancy that deserves to be returned to its box unopened."
A doctor inherits power beyond imagination from her murdered mother. Read full book review >

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STALEMATE by Iris Johansen
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 2, 2007

"All the usual elements, somewhat manipulatively reconfigured."
In prolific suspense novelist Johansen's energetic new Eve Duncan thriller (Countdown, 2005, etc.), the forensics sculptor makes a dangerous deal with a Colombian weapons dealer. Read full book review >

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NO ONE TO TRUST by Iris Johansen
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 1, 2002

"Fast-moving plot, elementary prose: another zippy read from megaselling Johansen (Body of Lies, 2001, etc.)."
How to catch a girl guerrilla: use her son as bait. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SHADOW PLAY by Iris Johansen
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 29, 2015

"An intriguing idea bogged down by incongruent plot and character details."
Forensic sculptor Eve Duncan takes on the facial reconstruction of a young, unidentified girl buried for eight years and becomes intensely involved in the case. Read full book review >

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YOUR NEXT BREATH by Iris Johansen
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 28, 2015

"Even die-hard Johansen fans will find disappointment between the covers of this white-hot mess of a book."
Gorgeous superspy Catherine Ling finds her world falling apart as a vicious killer she once sent to prison tries to wipe her past off the map. Read full book review >