An Eve Duncan Forensics Thriller
By Iris Johansen
(St. Martin's Paperbacks, Mass Market Paperback, 9780312368135, 352pp.)
Publication Date: April 20, 2010
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Blockbuster New York Times bestselling author Iris Johansen’s thriller Blood Game brings Eve closer to discovering her daughter’s killer…and into a web of danger from which she may not be able to escape…
When a Georgia senator’s daughter is found dead and drained of blood, Eve Duncan enters the world of a twisted psychopath—a man whose name appears on Eve’s shortlist of killers connected to her own missing daughter, Bonnie.
Then Eve receives a terrifying trophy—and the games have begun. Soon she must enlist the help of those she loves and trusts the most—Joe Quinn and Jane MacGuire—even if it means putting them in the path of someone whose thirst for blood is only growing stronger.
Eve believes this psychotic mind holds the answers to the questions that have tormented her for years. But like a spider hunting its prey, he is waiting for the perfect moment to strike—when Eve least expects it. And when she has the most to lose…
Iris Johansen is the New York Times bestselling author of Chasing the Night, Eve, and Eight Days to Live, among others. She began writing after her children left home for college, and first achieved success in the early 1980s writing category romances. In 1991, she began writing suspense historical romance novels, and in 1996 she turned to crime fiction, with which she has had great success. She lives near Atlanta, Georgia.
“You’ll want to keep the lights on while reading!”—Romantic Times BOOKreviews on Blood Game
“Johansen is becoming a master of the macabre and paranormal thriller, and her latest riveting Eve Duncan tale has it all, from ghosts and secret cults to supernatural avengers.” —Booklist on Blood Game
“Readers won’t soon forget either the enigmatic hero or the monstrous villain. This one’s chilling to the bone!”—Romantic Times BOOKreviews on Deadlock
“Johansen’s knack for delivering robust action and commanding characters kicks into high gear.”—Booklist on Dark Summer
“Action-packed, adrenaline-fueled…will keep [you] eagerly turning the pages.”—Publishers Weekly on Quicksand
“Keeping the tension high and the pace relentless, prolific and compelling Johansen adds depth to her popular characters as she continues this suspenseful series.”—Booklist on Quicksand
“Bestselling author Johansen captivates readers with her latest suspense thriller…the suspense escalates toward an explosive conclusion.”—Library Journal on Pandora’s Daughter
“An exhilarating thriller…suspense that will keep readers on the edge of their seats.”—Booklist on Pandora’s Daughter
“A fast-paced, non-stop, clever plot in which Johansen mixes political intrigue, murder, and suspense.”—USA Today on The Face of Deception
“thrill ride…Action, romance, castles, bomb plots and booby-trapped hideaway in snowbound Idaho—what more could Johansen fans want?”—Publishers Weekly on Countdown
“Intriguing suspense…her new tale will please both fans and new converts.”—Booklist on Blind Alley
“Thoroughly gripping and with a number of shocking plot twists…packed all the right elements into this latest work: intriguing characters; creepy, crazy villain; a variety of exotic locations.”
—New York Post on The Search