Search Results: "Iris Johansen"


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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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FATAL TIDE by Iris Johansen
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 9, 2003

"Choppy style. But what a plot. Fun for fans."
Meet Melis Nemid . . . . Read full book review >

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LONG AFTER MIDNIGHT by Iris Johansen
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 10, 1997

"Overall, then, a lively, engrossing ride by a strong new voice in the romantic suspense genre."
Second-novelist Johansen (The Ugly Duckling, p. 249) clearly has a penchant for superwoman protagonists who emerge victorious in the face of all adversity. Read full book review >

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HIDE AWAY by Iris Johansen
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 26, 2016

"As in many of Johansen's novels, readers are left dangling when it comes to Cara's fate and must purchase the next one to find out what happens."
Forensic sculptor Eve Duncan's back in the game in perennial bestseller Johansen's latest bloody action thriller. Read full book review >

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AND THEN YOU DIE... by Iris Johansen
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 12, 1998

"But in Johansen's fiction, the girl tied to the railroad tracks would have a Swiss Army knife at the ready."
A well-crafted romance thriller from Johansen (Long After Midnight, 1997, etc.), whose hardcover adventures for women are much more fun than her paperback bodice-rippers. Read full book review >

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THE KILLING GAME by Iris Johansen
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 1, 1999

"Johansen creates some nonconformist women characters along with heroes as devoted to them as golden retrievers."
The second of Johansen's suspensers starring Eve Duncan (The Face of Deception, 1998), a forensic sculptor who shapes human faces from the skulls of murder victims. Read full book review >

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NO EASY TARGET by Iris Johansen
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 25, 2017

"The author's told this story many times before, but it never gets old to her many devotees."
Johansen dumps a host of bad guys on the trail of an animal psychic in her latest action-packed damsel-in-distress outing. Read full book review >

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BLIND ALLEY by Iris Johansen
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 14, 2004

"Solid thriller, intriguing setting: Johansen's back on track."
Eve Duncan (<\I>Body of Lies, etc.), forensic sculptor, on the trail of an international serial killer this time. Read full book review >

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COUNTDOWN by Iris Johansen
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 10, 2005

"Hey, she's gotta get back to Harvard, and Cira's gold, the stuff dreams are made of, must surely reappear."
Johansen's sixth entry about forensics sculptor Eve Duncan (Blind Alley, 2005, etc.), who shapes human faces from the skulls of murder victims. Read full book review >

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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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THE UGLY DUCKLING by Iris Johansen
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 1996

"The myth of the ugly duckling is a seminal women's fantasy, exploited here in streamlined and product-tested style. (Author tour)"
In a successful hardcover debut, megaseller Johansen abandons the lush historical romances that have made her reputation and stakes out the proven market of Nora Roberts and Sidney Sheldon. Read full book review >