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Chasing The Night

by Iris Johansen

St. Martin's Press | April 19, 2011 | Mass Market Paperbound

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One woman's nightmare…
A CIA agent's two-year-old child was stolen in the night as a brutal act of vengeance. Nine years later, Catherine Ling's instincts-maternal and professional-tell her that her son is still alive. But she needs the help of someone as driven and obsessed as she is to find him. That person is Eve Duncan.

is another woman's duty.
Eve has walked the same path as Catherine, having endured the disappearance of her own daughter, Bonnie. Now Eve must raise her game as a forensic sculptor to another level, using the science of age progression to unite mother and son. But as she is drawn deeper into Catherine's horror, she must face looming demons of her own. Whoever took Bonnie is still out there-and until he is brought to justice, and Bonnie is brought home, Eve will be forever CHASING THE NIGHT.

Format: Mass Market Paperbound

Dimensions: 384 Pages, 3.94 × 6.3 × 0.79 in

Published: April 19, 2011

Publisher: St. Martin's Press

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0312651252

ISBN - 13: 9780312651251

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Chasing The Night

Chasing The Night

by Iris Johansen

Format: Mass Market Paperbound

Dimensions: 384 Pages, 3.94 × 6.3 × 0.79 in

Published: April 19, 2011

Publisher: St. Martin's Press

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0312651252

ISBN - 13: 9780312651251

About the Book

Forensic sculptor Eve Duncan is drawn into the mystery of a child who had been abducted eight years earlier, and must use her skills with age progression as a way to reunite mother and son. But Eve must face looming demons of her own. Martin's Press.

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Chapter 1 Broken bones. Eve Duncan shuddered as she looked down at the pitiful remains of the little girl''s skull that she''d carefully spread on the special tarp on her desk. The child''s skull was shattered, and the cheekbones and nasal and orbital bones were only unidentifiable splinters. The Detroit Police Department thought that the child had been beaten to death with a hammer. How the hell was she going to put that little girl''s face together again? "You''re angry." Eve glanced at Joe Quinn sitting on the couch across the room. "You''re damn right I am." She reached out and gently touched one of the little girl''s remaining facial bones still left intact. "Whoever killed this child had to be insane. Who would think it necessary to do this... this monstrosity? She couldn''t have been more than eight years old." "And after hundreds of these reconstructions, it still makes you furious." His lips tightened. "Me, too. You''d think we''d get used to it. But that never happens, does it?" Yes, Joe might be a tough, experienced police detective, but he could be as emotional as Eve when the victims were helpless children. "Sometimes I can block it. But this savagery... A hammer, Joe. He used a hammer..." "Son of a bitch." Joe got up and moved across the room to stand behind her. "Have you given her a name yet?" Eve always gave her reconstructions names while she worked on them. It made her feel a connection while she strove desperately to give a name and identity to those poor,
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From the Publisher

One woman's nightmare…
A CIA agent's two-year-old child was stolen in the night as a brutal act of vengeance. Nine years later, Catherine Ling's instincts-maternal and professional-tell her that her son is still alive. But she needs the help of someone as driven and obsessed as she is to find him. That person is Eve Duncan.

is another woman's duty.
Eve has walked the same path as Catherine, having endured the disappearance of her own daughter, Bonnie. Now Eve must raise her game as a forensic sculptor to another level, using the science of age progression to unite mother and son. But as she is drawn deeper into Catherine's horror, she must face looming demons of her own. Whoever took Bonnie is still out there-and until he is brought to justice, and Bonnie is brought home, Eve will be forever CHASING THE NIGHT.

From the Jacket

Eve Duncan won't rest until she finds the truth-and a missing child-in the latest adrenaline-pumping thriller from #1 blockbuster bestselling author
Iris Johansen

One woman's nightmare…
A CIA agent's two-year-old child was stolen in the night as a brutal act of vengeance. Nine years later, Catherine Ling's instincts-maternal and professional-tell her that her son is still alive. But she needs the help of someone as driven and obsessed as she is to find him. That person is Eve Duncan.

is another woman's duty.
Eve has walked the same path as Catherine, having endured the disappearance of her own daughter, Bonnie. Now Eve must raise her game as a forensic sculptor to another level, using the science of age progression to unite mother and son. But as she is drawn deeper into Catherine's horror, she must face looming demons of her own. Whoever took Bonnie is still out there-and until he is brought to justice, and Bonnie is brought home, Eve will be forever CHASING THE NIGHT.

"Johansen keeps readers on the edge of their seats."-Booklist 

 

About the Author

Iris Johansen is the New York Times bestselling author of Blood Game, 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.

Editorial Reviews

Praise for the novels of Iris Johansen "A story that is literally explosive! ... Johansen’s books are so addictive because of her expertise in creating memorable characters faced with life-testing challenges. Pulse-pounding!" -- RT Book Reviews on Chasing the Night “Action-packed!”— Publishers Weekly on Eight Days to Live “With an imaginative plot and gut-wrenching action…this novel packs a wallop and is impossible to put down.”— Tucson Citizen on Eight Days to Live “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.”
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