The Face of Deception
By Iris Johansen
(Bantam, Mass Market Paperback, 9780553578027, 480pp.)
Publication Date: June 1, 1999
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An unidentified skull...
A trail of terrifying secrets...
And a woman whose talented hands could reveal the shocking truth...
As a forensic sculptor, Eve Duncan helps identify the dead from their skulls. Her own daughter murdered and her body never found, the job is Eve's way of coming to terms with her personal nightmare. But more terror lies ahead when she accepts work from billionaire John Logan. Beneath her gifted hands a face emerges from the skull he has given her to reconstruct—a face no one was ever meant to see. Now Eve is trapped in a frightening web of murder and deceit. Powerful enemies are determined to cover up the truth, and they will make certain that truth goes to the grave...even if Eve gets buried with it.
Iris Johansen is the New York Times bestselling author of Killer Dreams, On the Run, Countdown, Firestorm, Fatal Tide, Dead Aim, No One to Trust and more. She lives near Atlanta, Georgia.
"One of her best...a fast-paced, non-stop, clever plot in which Johansen mixes political intrigue, murder and suspense."—USA Today
"The book's twists and turns manage to hold the reader hostage until the denouement, a sure crowd pleaser."—Publishers Weekly