Search Results: "Iris Johansen"


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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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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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WHAT DOESN'T KILL YOU by Iris Johansen
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 17, 2012

"The book, weighed down by a predictable plot, won't thrill the reader with its super-woman heroine, wickedly handsome love interest and by-the-numbers supporting cast."
Johansen revives some of the same characters that populated her previous novels. 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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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 >

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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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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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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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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 >