Iris Johansen - Ирис Йохансен е авторка с многбройни почитатели навсякъде по света. Има продадени над 25 милиона екземпляра от романите си, спечелила е многобройни награди. Романите й неизменно са бестселъри на "Ню Йорк Таймс". Понастоящем Айрис живее в Атланта, Джорджия, където работи върху последния си роман...
1.The Golden Barbarian (1991) Златният варварин (Богатият варварин)
ОТ ЗАЛИВИТЕ НА ЕДИН ДВОРЕЦ-ЗАТВОР ДО ПЯСЪЦИТЕ НА ЕДНА БЕЗКРАЙНА ПУСТИНЯ… Това е един вечен роман за любов и приключения в приказни кралства сред купища от злато и враждуващи племена. Разказ за смела принцеса и шейх. ТЯ Е ПЛЕНИТЕЛЕН ЗАЛОГ В ЕДНА ПОЛИТИЧЕСКА ИГРА… Като се подчинява на деспотизма на кралство Тамровия, принцеса Тереза Кристина Рубинов сключва сделка с красив главатар на варвари. Тя приема да участва в неговата игра на съблазняване, като се подчинява на волята му. Но през цялото време се бори за независимостта си в една страна, където към жените се отнасят като с играчки. ТОЙ Е КРАЛ НА ВОЙНИТЕ НА ПУСТИНЯТА, ПОДЧИНЯВАЩ СЕ НА ГОРДОСТТА И СТРАСТТА СИ… Загадъчен като пустинна нощ, богат като Мидас, Гален Бен Рашид отвежда Тес далеч в своя палатв екзотичния Седикхан и й предлага свобода срещу брак, който ще съедини техните две кралства. Човек, обграждан от врагове, той е решен да я направи робиня на страстта си, без да подозира, че ще се влюби страстно в нея.
2.The Golden Valkyrie (1984)
Feisty and beautiful private detective Honey Winston had been duped by a client into invading Prince Rubinoff's hotel suite by concealing herself in a too-small room service cart. When cigar smoke flushed her from her hiding place, Honey rose to face the mocking prince the gossip columns called "Lusty Lance." But the man she came to know as she looked behind the glittering facade was an artist filled with longing, a man whose need was expressed in exquisite paintings the world would never see. Honey gently taught him to trust her and tried to share the dream he saw. Would the gift of her love allow Lance to escape his gilded prison for the haven of her heart?
3.The Trustworthy Redhead (1984)
When Princess Rubinoff hired Sabrina Courtney to deliver very special birthday wishes to her husband's best friend, she never warned her that Alex Ben Rashid had a powerful weakness for red-haired ladies...an omission that made their first meeting a volatile one. From the moment Alex saw her he wanted to possess her totally, to make her succumb to his desire for her. But, though Sabrina could be pliable and tender when it was on her own terms, her independent nature rebelled at his arrogance. Could a man who was used to getting everything he wanted learn to trust the woman he loved?
4.Capture the Rainbow (1984)
Stuntwoman Kendra Michaels was just about fearless: tumbling down mountains and falling off horses were second nature to her. Until the night she met Joel Damon, though, she'd never been swept off her feet and into the arms of a man. Joel was a sorcerer who stunned her with his sensual magic, then held her close as if she were a fragile illusion, a gossamer dream. Joel could cherish his "Rainbow Lady." But could he love the flesh-and-blood Kendra who bore a crushing responsibility... and yet who yearned for the total consuming love that would last forever?
5.Touch the Horizon (1984)
With a madcap's bravado and a gypsy's soul, Billie Callahan had escaped from wild situations before -- but when a sandstorm gathered around her in the Sedikhan desert, she felt like Pauline in silent-film peril. Suddenly through the shifting sands rose a dashing prince on a black stallion, racing to rescue her from premature burial in a sandy tomb! Was what she saw merely a seductive mirage conjured up by a lively imagination? No, the mystery man in the white burnoose was real! And he sent her spinning off the edge of the world, toward a passionate destiny her heart had secretly dreamed...
6.A Summer Smile (1985)
He appeared in her life with the unexpected force of a desert sandstorm, sweeping her from terrifying danger into the sweet haven of his arms. Daniel Seifert was a fierce man, used to taking whatever he wanted, but Zilah, the spirited woman he'd risked his life to rescue, filled him instead with a passion to protect. Yet when they hid from their pursuers in the shelter of a narrow cave, their closeness ignited an overwhelming need, an intimate sharing that melded terror and desire. Once Daniel learned Zilah's tragic secret, though, he feared she was lost to his heart forever. Could he teach her the healing power of love?
7.And the Desert Blooms (1986)
Pandora had always known there was no other man in the world for her but Philip El Kabbar, the magnificently arrogant sheikh who ruled the desert land where she'd grown up. As a reckless tomboy she'd refused to go unnoticed by the fascinating, difficult man; sent away to school at sixteen, she'd vowed to be more than a distant memory. Now, six years later, she was ready to return to Philip a woman -- to find a way into his heart, into his life, no matter what it took to bewitch him. Philip had loved many women, yet none had ever truly touched him. Only this girl, this woman, had the infuriating power to possess him -- to fill him with unbridled desire that was as inexorable as the shifting sands....
It began as a daring, desperate scenario to flush out a terrorist, a man whose crimes were serious enough for Sedikhan security chief Clancy Donahue to kidnap a stunning American singer to act as bait. A man who'd never known any true lover but danger Clancy had no defenses against the beautiful captive whose spirit and passion imprisoned his heart. Lisa vowed to resist the flames of need that burned in her blood, but soon both were consumed by an aching desire that was as overwhelming as the merciless desert sun. Before he could offer his beloved all the rest of his days, though, Clancy would be forced to risk her life....
Kira Rubinoff and Zack Damon had never met-but when their paths finally crossed, the Tamrovian princess and the powerful industrialist sensed they were not strangers. Desperate to enlist Zack's help in freeing a beloved friend from imprisonment, Kira was prepared to follow his masterful lead, to do whatever the mysterious and sensual man asked of her-even become his mistress. Stirred by the heat of her blushes and the longing in her eyes, Zack accepted her offer, but he'd been seared to the heart. For from the moment he first took Kira in his arms, he understood his destiny-and hers. Gypsy magic had promised them a fulfillment beyond passion...but earthly forces threatened to destroy not only their spell of enchantment, but their very lives.
10.Til the End of Time (1986)
Risking his fife to save the stunning American woman from certain death. Sandor Karpathan felt his rebel's heart fill with fierce desire, and he knew no power on earth could stop him from possessing her! Alessandra Ballard was dizzyingly beautiful, but it was her courage --and a will as strong as Sandor's--that bound her to this defiant man of honor. Thrown together in the heat of revolution, they made a reckless escape, only to be captured by the astonishing power of their desire. It was a time of heroes, and no time to fall in love, yet destiny had designs on both their hearts--if only they dared to seize the dream that beckoned...
11.The Last Bridge Home (1987)
Jon Sandell was no more like his cousin Mark than the sunset resembled the dawn, Elizabeth Ramsey knew -- but her beloved Mark was gone, and she didn't know whom to trust anymore. Jon told her stories she didn't want to believe, his gaze savagely possessive and mesmerizing in its intensity. But when he touched her, she echoed his own fierce need in her hunger to know his heart. Following him meant making a dangerous pact with destiny that could cost her all she cherished--would the love they couldn't deny bridge the chasm between her world and an uncertain future in his arms?
12.Across the river of yesterday (1987)
From the moment he saw seductive, violet-eyed Serena Spaulding, Gideon Brandt was imprisoned by the reckless longings of his heart. But Serena escaped from his arms, and he couldn't find her again until years later. And then his overwhelming need to possess her placed them both in grave danger in savage, sun-kissed Castellano. Gideon's sizzling touch exposed Serena's secret yearnings and made her cling to his strength, teaching her that destiny had meant them to be together. She blossomed under the blazing intensity of his passion, but her own obsession for the man she could never resist would test her pride -- and her love. Swept up in a revolution that risked both their lives, could Gideon and Serena survive?
13.Star Light, Star Bright (1987)
When the golden haired rogue in the black leather jacket dodged a barrage of bullets to rescue her, Quenby Swenson thrilled... with fear and with excitement. Gunner Nilsen had risked his life to save her, but when he promised to cherish her for a lifetime she refused to believe him. And yet she knew somehow he'd never lie to her, never hurt her, never leave her -- even though she hardly knew him at all. He shattered her serenity, rippled her waters, vowing to play her body like the strings of a harp... until he'd learned all the melodies inside her. Quenby felt her heart swell with yearning for the dreams Gunner wove with words and caresses. Did she dare surrender to this mysterious man of danger, the untamed lover who promised her their souls were entwined for all time?
14.The Man from Half Moon Bay (1988)
Surprise. Panic. Then desire like an electric shock filled Sara O'Rourke when she saw Jordan Bandor across the crowded room. For eighteen months she'd lived free of the man from the harsh, unforgiving Australian outback who'd swept her off her feet, then wrapped her in a seductive web of sensual pleasure that left no room for work or friends. The walls she'd built against his obsession were strong, but he'd never tried to scale them... until now. The pain of losing her had taught Jordan that letting go was his only chance of holding on to Sara, even if he still hated to see her smile at anyone but him. But persuading her he'd changed, that he needed her help, was the toughest challenge he'd ever face...especially now that her life was in danger, and he'd do anything to keep her safe... even risk losing her forever. Sara finally understood that what bound them was stronger than what had driven them apart, but could she make Jordan see that his love was her only sanctuary?
15.Blue Skies and Shining Promises (1988)
When she slipped into Cameron Bandor's hotel suite disguised in veil and harem costume, Damita Shaughnessy was determined to force the powerful executive to help her find her mother Lola Torres, who the world knew only as a glamorous sex goddess. But the bronzed panther Damita surprised in the darkness was not at all what she expected. He made her breathless, his eyes gleamed with steamy sensuality and a touch of mischief, and his lips taught her what no man ever had -- that she was a woman of flesh and desire. Cam's mouth burned her, his fingers caressed the warm satin of her skin, and Damita had no choice but to follow him -- deep into the Arabian desert, and finally to the wild outback he called home. When a desperate revenge endangered the woman he loved, Cam grew as ruthless and brutal as the raw land he'd endured. But could Damita believe that his promise of love, once given, would be kept at all costs?
16.Magnificent Folly (1989)
Why was Andrew Ramsey watching her daughter Cassie from the cliff above the beach, Lily Deslin wondered with a sudden chill in her heart. When she discovered the secret they shared, she was shocked-and terrified he'd try to take her beloved child from her. But it was Lily whom Andrew wanted, Lily he longed for-and the beautiful, lonely Lily he was determined to have. He sensed the passion she'd kept hidden for years. Lily felt irresistibly drawn to this romantic man who mesmerized her with his gaze and made her come alive beneath his tender touch. Trembling with need, betrayed by her body's yearning, Lily melted in Andrew's embrace, but giving her heart meant risking the danger that stalked him and sharing the pain of his astonishing gift. Could she learn to trust the enigmatic lover who taught her forgiveness, then dared to dream of sand castles that never washed away?
It didn't matter to Sabin Wyatt that the jury had acquitted gorgeous actress Mallory Thane of his stepbrother's murder -- she had become his obsession, his to punish for having enslaved and ruined Ben with her beauty and faithlessness. Tempted to abduct her, he chose instead to woo her to Sedikhan with the promise of a movie role. There, he demanded the truth of her marriage... then refused to believe her story. But it was no longer revenge he felt -- he was in a fever for Mallory, and she was helpless to resist the primitive force of his desire... and her own. Consumed by a hot haze of need, Mallory succumbed to the savage demands of this enigmatic Heathcliff, but once Sabin discovered the shocking secret she'd kept, he was even more determined to bind her to him forever. Mallory yearned to be cherished by her fiercely tender protector, but she'd choose survival without Sabin rather than the pain of losing her beloved. Could he teach her that the greater the risk, the greater the love?
18.A Tough Man to Tame (1991)
Her Fierce Protector -- or Savage Lover? Had she or fate chosen Louis Benoit to father the child she so desperately desired? Mariana Sandell wondered, as she evaded the stunningly handsome financial wizard's security and appeared without warning in the garden of his chateau. The business proposition she offered intrigued him beyond measure, but it was the mysterious lady herself he wanted-the sensual woman of secrets he must have. Tempted by pleasure she had never imagined, but tormented by a private sorrow she dared not confess, Mariana vowed to store up all the memories she could to sustain her through the darkness to come, the terror that stalked her dreams. Louis was moved by the courage beneath her brave facade, and stunned by the tender need she had to heal his wounds from a troubled past, but how could he fight the unseen danger that threatened to take his precious love from him? Could the magic of his Gypsy talisman let him share her pain and keep her with him forever?
1. The Reluctant Lark (1983)
Her dark eyes and haunting voice earned gypsy -Sheena Reardon fame as Ireland's mournful dove. Yet to Rand Challon the young Irish-American singer was not just a lark whose brilliant plumage was obscured... but a flesh-and-blood woman whom he desired with all his heart. Rand barged into her life at a moment of crisis and whisked her away to his mountain retreat, where he wrapped her in his passionate tenderness. Under his sensual tutelage, Sheena became a whole person, fulfilled at last. Rand knew he'd taught her to spread her wings and fly free but would her flight take her from him or into his arms forever?
2. The Bronzed Hawk (1983)
Kelly would get her story and prove herself to her editor -- even if it meant using a bit of blackmail. She'd try anything to get dashing inventor-genius Nick O'Brien to take her along in his experimental balloon to Mexico. And though Nick saw through her ruse, he figured she'd provide a few distractions while they floated through the stratosphere... but even he never suspected the sparks their meeting would generate and the unexpected consequences of their fiery caresses. Nick had always trusted his fate to the four winds and the seven seas... until a feisty, golden-haired lady clipped his wings by losing herself in his arms....
1. Stormy Vows (1983)
Fiercely proud of her independence, Brenna Sloan felt her assurance crumble under Michael Donovan's forceful approach. They were both fighters--but Brenna wasn't strong enough to reach out for the love she needed, and Michael knew only how to take--until he met Brenna. With tantalizing persuasion, he overcame her objections, urged her into a sudden marriage, and carried her away. Only after a heartbreaking misunderstanding nearly destroyed their happiness did they surrender to the fiery ecstasy of their passion. But could Michael convince Brenna that his promise to love her was forever?
2. Tempest at Sea (1983)
Jane Smith sneaked aboard Jake Dominic's yacht on a dare, never dreaming she'd collide with the bronze playboy-director in the flesh! But the muscled arms that captured her were inescapable--and suddenly Jane found herself agreeing to a month-long cruise of the Caribbean. It was a full-fledged romp on the open seas, where Jane challenged Jake at every turn: faced with her lively mind, indomitable spirit, and her deliciously untouched body, he felt powerless to resist her. Jane had never given much thought to love, but under Jake's tutelage she discovered its magic...and its torment.
1.Return to Santa Flores (1984)
Jenny Cashman had dreamed of returning from school in Europe to declare her love for Steve Jason, the rugged casino owner who had adopted her as a young girl when her father had died. She tried everything she could to make him see her for the woman she had become, but each day she spent in his Las Vegas hotel found her needing a last-minute resuce from a fate worse than death! Steve would have no peace when Jenny's desires were frustrated, but he couldn't protect her from the one man she wanted with all her heart. Though he felt years older and much too jaded for her innocent love, Steve discovered that Jenny would never give herself to another man, no matter what it took to crash through his defenses.
2.No Red Roses (1984)
When singer Rex Brody took Tamara Ledford in his arms, he knew suddenly that the lady he'd been singing to all along was no longer just a hopeful fantasy. But could he convince her that his feelings were as sincere as the powerful desire that swept her from a small-town life into the public spotlight where he lived? Tamara's psychic Aunt Elizabeth had predicted that with Rex she would share the beautiful music only true lovers may hear. But Tamara rebelled against his need for her. Then Rex showered her with blossoms that symbolized longing and tenderness -- and broke her heart... for there were no red roses....
1.White Satin (1985)
Her skates sparkled as Dany Alexander spun on the glistening ice, tracing patterns in moonlight, lost in a shimmering fantasy. Suddenly Anthony Malik appeared beside her, matching his gliding steps to her own. With a cool, driven passion he had shaped her talent, encouraged her dream of an Olympic gold to match his own. But not until now had he taken her in his arms and taught her the figures and forms of a man and woman in love. Tracing her delicate features with an exquisite precision, his lips echoed the breathless beat of her heart, and Dany was silk in his hands. But could Anthony give her what she wanted most -- to be needed by the man she adored?
2.Blue Velvet (1985)
Part gypsy, part untouched golden child of the sea, Kate Gilbert was the most bewitching woman Beau Landry had ever seen. Rashly he agreed to help rescue her friends, risking his ship, his crew, even his life. But Kate was no damsel in distress, he discovered, and showed him it was all he could do to match her bravado. But under the sultry moonlight, Beau took the lead, teaching his untutored Kate the exquisite joys of loving, vowing to make her happy, yet fearing that meant letting her go...
1. The Wind Dancer (1991) Вихреният танцьор
Красивата и омагьосваща робиня Санчия е продадена на Лионело Андреас, господар на малката държавица Мандара. Санчия е виртуозна крадла и Андреас я купува, за да се опита да си възвърне една изключителна семейна реликва - скъпоценната статуетка "Вихреният танцьор", попаднала в съкровищницата на злодея Дамари. Лионело е впечатлен от ловките пръсти на Санчия, но и от нейното интересно, макар и често противоречиво излъчване. Обхваща го дива страст към младата робиня, на която Санчия не може дълго да устои. А когато тя е заловена от Дамари при опита й да отмъкне "Вихрения танцьор". Лионело залага целия си живот за освобождаването на момичето...
2. Storm Winds (1991) Вихрената годеница
Франция във вихъра на Революцията. Жан Марк Андреас, последната издънка на старата аристократична фамилия е обладан от натрапчивата идея да върне м семейството си рядката реликва - тайнствената статуетка "Вихрения танцьор". Готов е да помете всеки, който застане на пътя му към мечтаната цел. Между противниците му е и младата страстна Жулиет дьо Клеман, решена на всичко за да се сдобие с "Вихрения танцьор". Скоро между двамата съперници пламва искрата на неочаквана страст. Но във вихъра на революцията тяхното крехко щастие е изложено на огромна опасност...
3. Reap the Wind (1991) Вихрена страст
Вече много столетия продължава преследването на легендарната статуетка"Вихрения танцьор". Джонатан е последният представител на старата фамилия, чиято история е неразривно свързана със съдбата на реликвата. Той има всичко - чар, богатство , власт, а и най-рядкото и ценно съкровище на света. Затова крадците на художествени произведения от цял свят са насочили усилията си към него. Те не се колебаят използват всички средства, за да придобият"Вихрения танцьор". В един момент играта става толкова опасна, че Джонатан е принуден да постави на карта не само своя живот, но и любовта си към прекрасната Челси Бенедикт.
4.Final Target (2001)
A YOUNG GIRL IN JEOPARDY... TWO WOMEN DETERMINED TO SAVE HER... THE MAN WHO COULD BETRAY THEM ALL... Melissa Riley arrives at her sister's isolated Virginia country home to find herself plunged into a deadly drama. There the renowned Dr. Jessica Riley is attempting to draw the daughter of the President of the United States out of a severe catatonic trauma. The last thing young Cassie Andreas saw was an organized team ruthlessly murder her nanny and the Secret Service agents sworn to protect her. But to free Cassie, Melissa and Jessica must trust a mysterious, charismatic man. Michael Travis made his fortune in the international underworld. He risked everything to save Cassie during that terrible night of bloodshed. And he has entered into a secret bargain with the President. But is his show of concern all a treacherous charade? Melissa and Jessica have no choice but to accept Travis as their ally - and to follow a dangerous plan that will lead them into the world of a killer who'll destroy anyone standing between him and the... FINAL TARGET
Eve Duncan & Friends
1.The Face of Deception (1998) Лицето на измамата
Скъпи читателю, когато краят на "Лицето на измамата" наближи, разбрах, че ще има още една книга за Ив Дънкан. В началото Ив бе само съдебен скулптор без лична история. Но скоро заживя свой собствен живот, изпълнен с тъга и триумф, и се прояви като силна жена. Бе се научила да живее с най-големия кошмар — загубата на дете. Аз също съм майка и си представям каква мъка е преживяла. Неприятно ми е да се разделя с нея точно сега, когато издирването на Бони едва е започнало. Затова създадох друга история. В стремежа си да върне Бони вкъщи, Ив се изправя пред едновременно интимно и ужасяващо предизвикателство. Един убиец ще подложи на изпитание издръжливостта й, ще я доведе до ръба на лудостта. И тя ще си зададе въпроса какво е готова да направи, за да оцелее.Надявам се, че нямате търпение да откриете отговора.С най-сърдечни пожелания, Айрис Йохансен.
2.The Killing Game (1999) Игра със смъртта
Безжалостен убиец, тръгнал към жертвата си... Застрашено е невинно дете... Жена, готова на всичко, за да спре смъртта! Романът е включен в списъка на най-продаваните книги на „Ню Йорк Таймс" за 2002 г.
3.The Search (2000) Издирването
Сара Патрик и Монти - една много специална жена и едно много специално куче, обучени да откриват и спасяватпострадали при земетресения и други бедствия. Този път работата им ги отвежда в Колумбия, където свръхсекретният изследователски медицински център на милиардера Джон Лоугън е унищожен от дългогодишен негов враг, а ръководителят му е отвлечен. Сара, Монти и екип от наемници са изпратени в джунглата, за да го открият… и успяват. Но преследвачът им ги проследява обратно до дома им и продължава вендетата си там. И докато Сара и Лоугън се опитват да предугадят следващия му удар, между дваматасе заражда неудържимо влечение…
4.Body of Lies (2002)
A PAST SHE THOUGHT BURIED...A MURDER SHE WAS DRIVEN TO SOLVE... Forensic sculptor Eve Duncan has been summoned to Baton Rouge by a high-ranking government official to identify the remains of an unknown murder victim. Eve wants nothing to do with the project. She has finally found peace from her own tragic past, living a quiet life with Atlanta detective Joe Quinn and her adopted daughter, Jane. Then a stunning series of seemingly unrelated events turns Eve's new world upside down. A KILLER SO DECEPTIVE, HE LEAVES NOTHING BEHIND BUT HIS VICTIMS... Now, in a special government facility, she takes on the project of identifying the victim's skeleton. But she hasn't even begun when the first death occurs. Someone totally ruthless, someone who can strike anywhere at any time and with seeming immunity, is determined to put a halt to her work, her life, and the lives of those she loves. Eve has stumbled onto a chilling conspiracy. There is only one person who can give her the devastating truth...and he is already dead.
5.No One to Trust (2002) Не вярвай на никого
Не вярвай на нищо... Не се доверявай на никого. Този път тя няма къде да избяга... Няма място, където да се скрие... Няма изход от неговата смъртоносна игра... Той е най-ужасяващият убиец - безмилостен, умен, харизматичен. И има средствата, които да му осигурят онова, което желае. А онова, което желае най-силно, е Елена Кайлър. Обучена за снайперист от военните, Елена не се нуждае от никого, за да оцелее. Но ето, че сега е преследвана от един от най-опасните мъже и е принудена да се обърне за помощ към друг мъж. Шон Гален е човек, който не храни илюзии. Той знае, че единствено отчаянието кара Елена да приеме помощта му - отчаянието на майката, която иска да спаси малкияси син от ръцете на един психопат. Скоро поредица от ужасяващи убийства ще ги следва през страната до разтърсващото последно изпитание. Планът на убиеца е да накараЕлена да извърши ужасно предателство. Едва тогава той ще вземе единственото, което й е останало - нейния живот.
6.Dead Aim (2003)
SHE WITNESSES DEATH THROUGH THE EYE OF HER CAMERA.... NOW A RELENTLESS KILLER IS FOCUSED ON HER. What happens when a reporter does more than just report? What happens when she becomes the story? A celebrated photojournalist, Alex Graham has recorded some of the world's most tragic and heartbreaking stories. But her latest assignment has forced her across a dangerous line. At a dam collapse in Arapahoe Junction, Colorado, Alex witnesses a conspiracy that will shock a nation--if she can stay alive long enough to reveal the truth. For the collapse of the Arapahoe Dam was not an accident. The official story is just a cover-up for a truth so frightening, so unthinkable, that Alex must be silenced. Forever. Her only ally is Judd Morgan, an ex-covert commando with a checkered past and a team of assassins at his heels. Now she's marked for death by an enemy who never misses, never forgives, never gives up, and who's already got her centered...dead aim.
7.Fatal Tide (2003)
Marine researcher Melis Nemid is treading dangerous waters--and she's about to be dragged under. Melis knows something that has already caused one oceanographer to disappear from the face of the earth ... and that's only part of a past torn by violence and betrayal. She thought she had put that past behind her when she arrived at her Caribbean island home to research dolphin behavior. But her peace--and her life--are about to be shattered by a savage killer who is cutting a path of destruction and death that leads directly to her. Whoever is after her knows her fears intimately. And soon she will be forced to relive them all over again. Except for the final nightmare--the one she can't possibly survive.
8.Blind Alley (2004)
ONE OBSESSED KILLER... ONE DEADLY TRAP... ONE WOMAN'S DARKEST NIGHTMARE... Her job is to put a face on the victims of violent crimes. But as forensic sculptor Eve Duncan works on the skull of a newly discovered victim, she's about to get the shock of her life. The murdered Jane Doe's face has been erased beyond recognition. But whoever killed her wasn't trying to hide her identity. The plan is far more horrifying. For as Eve's skilled hands reveal the murdered girl's face, she recognizes someone she knows all too well. Someone who isn't dead. Yet. To stop this twisted psychopath, Eve must put her own life in the balance. But that's not the worst of it -- when her adopted daughter Jane reveals a bizarre connection to the case, Eve can't stop her from joining the hunt for the killer. A hunt that will lead to a terrifying confrontation...
"DON'T KILL HER. SHE'S NO GOOD TO US DEAD." These words haunt Jane MacGuire. She thought she'd escaped a random kidnapping, but she's about to learn that the truth is far more terrifying.... Now Jane is running for her life. Her adoptive parents, forensic sculptor Eve Duncan and Joe Quinn, of the Atlanta PD, can't help. The FBI can't help. No one can. Except a man who may be more dangerous than those pursuing her. A smuggler, a con man, Mark Trevor had his own mysterious reasons for wanting to keep Jane safe from a relentless killer and a two-thousand-year-old mystery that could rock the modern-day world. For the past is returning with a vengeance that knows no mercy. The countdown has begun, and it's closer to zero than anyone thinks.
10.Killer Dreams (2006) Убийствени сънища
Софи Дънстън знае много добре, че сънищата могат да убиват. Тя е един от най-добрите сънни терапевти в страната и специализира в областта на нощните кошмари. От тях страда и десетгодишният й син Майкъл. Но тя също така познава и един друг вид ужас - онзи, който може да превърне мечтания живот в кошмар толкова бързо, че да не успееш дори да премигнеш. Някой ги наблюдава. Той е тъмна фигура, излязла от най-големите им страхове. Той не я е забравил. Само в един кратък миг ще я остави само с едно нещо, за което да живее - нейният син. Но кошмарът не е свършил за Софи Дънстън. Той току що е започнал. Той е чакал през цялото време. Софи е трябвало да умре първия път, но съдбата се е намесила. Този път той ще се погрижи дори чудо да не може да я спаси...
The suspense begins with a phone call and leads forensic sculptor Eve Duncan onto the harrowing trail of a killer that even the most cold-blOoded killers fear to face. Her skill in identifying murder victims was world- renowned, but Eve Duncan worked only for law enforcement and the families of innocent victims. The man on the other end of the phone was anything but law-abiding or innocent. She'd already turned down his offer twice, but the third time it comes with a grisly warning. Forced to accept, Eve will leave everything and everyone she loves to travel alone to the luxurious armed compound of one of the world's most wanted criminals to identify a skull he's recovered. She's agreed to this devil's bargain to save an innocent family, but also for a reason she can't admit to the police, to the CIA, to anyone. For the man in the Colombian jungle promises Eve what she wants most of all--the key to solving the most painful mystery of her past.
12.Pandora's Daughter (2007) Дъщерите на Пандора
Откакто се помни, Мегън Блеър се опитва да заглуши гласовете, звучащи в главата й - гласове, които й казват и показват неща, за които би предпочела да не знае. Сега, като преуспяла лекарка, Мегън е оставила миналото зад себе си - докато един ден някой се опитва да я убие. Скоро след това открива шокиращите тайни за собствения си живот и за смъртта на майка си. Животът й вече никога няма да е същият, защото може да не доживее да види пукванто на зората...
A NOVEL OF BREATHTAKING INTENSITY ABOUT A WOMAN IN A DESPERATE RACE AGAINST TIME TO BRING A KILLER TO JUSTICE. Do you still miss your little Bonnie? This one sentence, spoken by a male voice in an anonymous phone call, is al it takes to drag Eve Duncan right back to that horrifying moment years ago when her only daughter vanished without a trace. Since then, Eve's life has become an obsession to find her daughter's remains. Only one man--a brilliant, ruthless killer--knows the truth about what happened to Bonnie. But taunting Eve might be his first and last mistake... Eve is armed with more than just her talent as a forensic sculptor. She brings with her former Navy SEAL Joe Quinn, Atlanta detective who will do anything to help Eve put the pain of Bonnie's death to rest. Even if he has to lie to the woman he cares about the most. And even if this killer wars nothing more than to lure Eve further and further into swamp of madness...
14.Dark Summer (2008)
Devon Brady is a devoted veterinarian working in a makeshift hospital on a remote search and rescue mission. When a man arrives with his wounded black Lab, Ned, she has no idea that she is about to be plunged into a whirlwind of terror and destruction. Jude Marrock is out for revenge and has no choice but to involve Devon in a high-stakes cat-and-mouse game with an escalating body count. She doesn't trust him one bit, but when the shots start flying and friends start falling, she finds herself with nowhere else to run. And there are innocent lives, both human and animal, at stake, including Ned and his mysterious pack. Is Jude her salvation or her damnation? Are the secrets he's protecting worth killing for . . . or dying for?
15.Blood Game (2009)
Eve Duncan is closer than ever to discovering the truth about her missing daughter in BLOOD GAME. TO WHET A KILLER'S APPETITE When a Georgia senator's daughter is found dead and drained of blood, Eve enters the world of a twisted psychopath -- a man whose name appears on Eve's short list of killers connected to her own missing daughter, Bonnie. SHE WILL ENTER INTO A WEB OF DANGER 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. FROM WHICH THERE MAY BE NO ESCAPE... 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...
16.Eight Days to Live (2010)
Number-one New York Times bestselling author Iris Johansen delivers a thriller that will chill you to the core: Eve Duncan's adopted daughter Jane has been targeted by a mysterious cult who has decided that she has only eight days to live Eve Duncan and her adopted daughter, Jane Macguire, are pitted against the members of a secretive cult who have targeted Jane and have decided that she will be their ultimate sacrifice. In eight days they will come for her. In eight days, what Jane fears the most will become a reality. In eight days, she will die. It all begins with a painting that Jane, an artist, displays in her Parisian gallery. The painting is called Guilt and Jane has no idea how or why she painted the portrait of the chilling face. But the members of a cult that dates back to the time of Christ believe that Jane's blasphemy means she must die. But first, she will lead them to an ancient treasure whose value is beyond price. This elusive treasure, and Jane's death, are all that they need for their power to come to ultimate fruition. With Eve's help, can Jane escape before the clock stops ticking?
17.Chasing the Night (2010)
A CIA agent's two-year-old child was stolen in the night as a brutal act of vengeance. Now, eight years later, this torment is something Catherine Ling awakens to every day. Her friends, family, and colleagues tell her to let go, move on, accept that her son is never coming back. But she can't. Catherine needs to find someone as driven and obsessed as she is to help her-- and that person is Eve Duncan. She knows that Eve shares her nightmare, since closure is also something that eludes Eve after the disappearance of her daughter Bonnie. Now, Eve must take her talents as a forensic sculptor to another level, using age progression as a way to unite Catherine with her child. As Eve gets drawn deeper into Catherine's horror, she must face looming demons of her own. Bonnie's killer is still out there. And a new killer is taunting Eve and Catherine at every turn. Is Catherine's son alive, or not? These two women endure the worst fear any mother can imagine in Iris Johansen's latest thrill ride, a gut-wrenching journey into the darkest places of the soul.
Years ago, Eve Duncan's beloved daughter Bonnie went missing. Now, she's closer than ever to finding the answers she's been searching for. Eve Duncan's mission in life is to bring closure to the families who have experienced the agony of a missing child. As a forensic sculptor, she is able to piece together bones, create a face, and bring an identity to a child who would have otherwise gone unidentified. Eve is brilliant, driven, and tormented -- because her own daughter, Bonnie, was taken from her years ago. But now, with the help of a CIA agent, Eve has uncovered some startling new evidence: a man with a connection to Bonnie that had been all but buried. His name is John Gallo. He's from Eve's own past. His whereabouts are unknown. And he might just be the missing piece to the puzzle that has haunted Eve for years...
As a former Navy SEAL turned cop, Joe Quinn has seen the face of evil and knows just how deadly it can be. When he first met Eve, he never expected to fall in love with a woman whose life would be defined by her dual desires to bring home her missing daughter and discover the truth behind her disappearance -- no matter how devastating. With the help of CIA agent Catherine Ling, Quinn makes a shocking discovery that sheds new light on young Bonnie's abduction and puts him squarely in the cross-hairs of danger. Eve's first love, John Gallo, a soldier supposedly killed in the line of duty, is very much alive -- and very much a threat. Now, as their search takes them deeper and deeper into a web of murder and madness, Joe and Eve must confront their most primal fears and test their resolve to uncover the ultimate bone-chilling truth.
When Eve Duncan gave birth to her daughter, she experienced a love she never knew existed. Nothing would stand in the way of giving Bonnie a wonderful life---until the unthinkable happened and the seven-year-old vanished into thin air. Eve found herself in the throes of a nightmare from which there was no escape. But a new Eve emerged: a woman who would use her remarkable talent as a forensic sculptor to help others find closure in the face of tragedy. Now with the help of her beloved Joe Quinn and CIA agent Catherine Ling, Eve has come closer than ever to the truth. But the deeper she digs, the more she realizes that Bonnie's father is a key player in solving this monstrous puzzle. And that Bonnie's disappearance was not as random as everyone had always believed . . .
21.Sleep No More (2012)
A mysterious dream. A chase through the woods. A cry for help . . . Forensic sculptor Eve Duncan knows what it's like to be haunted by the past. But now, she can't shake the feeling that there is someone close to her who needs her more than ever. When her mother, Sandra, asks for help in finding a missing woman named Beth Avery, Eve senses there is more to Sandra's story than she's saying. Beth has disappeared from a mental hospital where she has been incarcerated for years. But why is Sandra so concerned about this missing woman? Finally Sandra reveals the shocking truth. Beth is Sandra's daughter. Eve's half-sister. And all of them could be in very grave danger. It's a race against time as Eve enlists the help of rogue FBI profiler Kendra Michaels to try and find Beth. Being lost isn't Beth's only problem. As her awareness returns after so many years being locked up and drugged, a sinister plot with deep family roots comes to the surface threatening to destroy her and everyone around her.
22.Taking Eve (2013)
Forensic sculptor Eve Duncan’s mission is to bring closure to the families whose loved ones have vanished. She knows their anguish—her own beloved daughter, Bonnie, was taken from her when Bonnie was just seven years old. It is only recently that this mystery was resolved and Eve could begin her journey to peace. Now, Jim Doane wants the same kind of answers that Eve always longed for. His twenty-five-year old son is missing, and he has only partial skull fragments as evidence. But he cannot go to the police for answers without risking his own secrets and hidden agendas, so instead he chooses a bold step to find the truth—a truth that takes Eve down a twisted path of madness and evil. Doane needs Eve Duncan’s skill and he’ll do anything to get it. Even if it means taking Eve.
23.Hunting Eve (2013)
1.One Touch of Topaz (1988)
Samantha Barton was ethereal as moonlight and all fragile grace, but she was also Topaz, a woman whose courage had survived a revolution -- and Fletcher Bronson wanted to protect and ravish her all at once. The enigmatic industrialist had offered his helicopter for a rescue mission; now he was marooned on a island with this angel of the night until it could return for them. Hiding with him in the caves where for so long she had lived with fear and loneliness, Samantha was irresistibly drawn to Fletch, whose powerful face revealed a savage need for her, but whose tenderness moved her as powerfully as his passion. In her impossibly beautiful eyes he saw desire and aching hunger, and knew he must possess her, mark her with his lips and hands as his. Lying in his arms Samantha felt the sweet warmth of hope, but Fletch had given her no promise of forever. Could she teach him that the steel beneath her softness made her all the women he'd ever want?
2.Tender Savage (1990)
The Charismatic Revolutionary... Ricardo Lazaro, legendary poet-warrior and rebel leader of Saint Pierre, had been captured saving her brother, and Lara Clavel had come to the Caribbean island ready to risk her life to free him. She knew the rescue plan would work only if she persuaded his jailer that the powerful freedom fighter had fallen in love with her...but once she faced the daring man of danger in his cramped cell she felt a savage desire to be possessed, to be bound to him in every way a man and woman could be! Ricardo was desperate to spare this golden angel any pain her brave act might cost, but he was wild with desire - and trapped by circumstance into taking all she offered. Only his strength had kept him alive through years of war...until Lara's sweet fire made him remember what the struggle had taken away. Once, he'd told her that some things were worth fighting for, but could she make him see that happiness and love were the most precious of these?
1.Winter Bride (1992) Зимна невеста
Известният журналист Джед Корбин от романа „Зимна невеста" е твърдо решен да разгадае мистерията около очарователната си мащеха Изабел Белфорт. Седем години тя е търпяла тираничния му баща и сега, единствена наследница на огромно богатство, младата Ясена е готова да го замени срещу една услуга.Какви са били основанията й да приеме да стане съпруга и материализирана мечта на един застаряващ мъж? Заобиколени от опасностите на Южноамериканската джунгла, ще успеят ли Джед и Изабел да преодолеят миналото си и да открият щастието?
2.Star-Spangled Bride (1993)
GABE--A Larger-Than-Life Hero Who'd Always Be Her Light in the Darkness... The last thing Gabe Falkner expected was to be rescued by a golden-haired angel, but photojournalist Ronnie Dalton would dare anything to free the man who'd saved her life years before! He'd never let anyone close enough to touch him, but Ronnie was a seductive blend of brash child and world-weary woman--and when he embraced her with reckless abandon, he felt an overwhelming sense of possession. Bound to Him Body and Soul Stunned by the electrifying heat of Gabe's touch, Ronnie felt at once utterly cherished and dangerously vulnerable. She yearned to belong to the man who'd been her inspiration, her secret fantasy, but she doubted she could ever be, part of his life. Gabe desperately wanted to give Ronnie something she valued as much as he did his freedom, but would destiny let them join their dreams forever?
1. Lion's Bride (1996) Годеницата на лъва
Рицарят тамплиер, лорд Уеър знае твърде много за тайнствения трон на Лъва. А това означава сигурна смърт. Затова той бяга от ордена си някъде в Сирийската пустиня. Там среща красивата и загадъчна гъркиня Теа. Но платени убийци скоро разрушават тяхното щастие. От Дамаск до Шотландия те се борят за живота си, но това само завързва още по-здраво възела на тяхната любов.
2. The Treasure (2008)
TWO UNLIKELY TREASURE HUNTERS... Lady Selene Ware was nothing more than a harem slave when reformed assassin Kadar Ben Arnaud helped her escape to her native Scotland. But she still wasn't safe from the sheikh who claimed her as his property -- and who now forces her and Kadar on a quest to find the most powerful religious relic of all time. ONE PERILOUS JOURNEY... So begins a dangerous odyssey that leads Selene and Kadar to an encounter with the reclusive Tarik, who now possesses the treasure. The closer they come to discovering its secret, however, the closer they will come to losing each other -- and their lives. THE STAKES COULDN'T BE HIGHER. . . . The truth is far more explosive than the treasure hunters could ever have realized. Even as Selene grasps the key to this age-old mystery, Kadar is forced to step over the line separating the dark path from the light to save her from an unthinkable fate.
1.Chasing the Night (2010)
Книга 17 от поредицата Eve Duncan & Friends!!!
2.What Doesn't Kill You (2012)
Catherine Ling was abandoned on the streets of Hong Kong at age four. Schooled in the art of survival, she traded in the only commodity she had: information. As a teenager, she came under the tutelage of a mysterious man known only as Hu Chang -- a skilled assassin and master poisoner. As a young woman, she was recruited by the CIA and now, she is known as one of their most effective operatives. Having lived life in the shadows, Catherine is aware of the wobbly moral compass of her existence and even more aware of just how expendable she is to those she deals with. When her old friend Hu Chang creates something so deadly, and completely untraceable, the chase is on to be the first to get it. With rogue operative John Gallo also on the hunt, Catherine finds herself pitted against a group so villainous and a man so evil that she may not survive the quest to protect those she cares about. Iris Johansen is at her page-turning best in this novel that takes you from the corridors of Langley to the alleyways of Hong Kong, and the darkest places of the human soul.