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Bestselling author Iris Johansen turned from a successful career in contemporary romance novels and historical romances to writing crime fiction in 1991. Her novels featuring Atlanta, Georgia, forensic sculptor Eve Duncan began with the 1998 The Face of Deception. Eve has made ten more appearances since then, the most recent being last year’s Chasing the Night.

Eve is usually paired with her romantic interest, police detective Joe Quinn in these novels, along with a supporting cast of recurring characters. As Publishers Weekly noted, Johansen’s novels are known for their “flesh-and-blood characters, crackling dialogue and lean, suspenseful plotting,” while Booklist has called Johansen’s work “gripping and relevant.” (more…)

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