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Close Your Eyes

Iris Johansen & Roy Johansen

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Close Your Eyes

Iris Johansen

Roy Johansen

Blind for the first twenty years of her life, Kendra Michaels honed her other senses to almost superhuman perfection—and unintentionally became a secret weapon for the FBI. Her uncanny ability to pick up the most subtle audio, olfactory, and tactile cues in the world around her made her a law-enforcement legend. Today, her expertise is called for once again.

When Kendra is approached by a dubious source about a serial murder investigation, her instincts tell her to steer clear. This time, however, the case is personal: The next name to turn up on the killer’s hit list is Kendra’s own ex-lover, an FBI agent who disappeared without a trace. Now it’s up to Kendra to pick up the trail—or close her eyes again…forever.  

 

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KENDRA MICHAELS PULLED the strap over her head and adjusted her guitar in front of her. “We’re going to do something different today, Jimmy.”
“No!”
She ignored the outburst. Twelve-year-old Jimmy Matthews hated any variation in his routine, but she was determined to coax him, ever so slightly, from his comfort zone. “Look at me, okay?”
Jimmy looked up at her, his dark eyes glittering with defiance. He was autistic, and it had taken weeks for him to feel comfortable enough to make eye contact with her. She’d
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    In Close Your Eyes, The New York Times bestselling duo Iris Johansen and Roy Johansen are back with a suspenseful novel about a once-blind woman with a talent for tracking serial killers

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“Gripping…The authors combine idiosyncratic yet fully realized characters with dry wit and well-controlled suspense that builds to a satisfying conclusion.”—Publishers Weekly

“Mind-blowing…The scenes with Adam and Kendra ooze sexual tension, making this thriller a titillating delight.”—Booklist

“Intrigue at its best!”—Reader to Reader

 

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

  • Iris Johansen & Roy Johansen

  • Iris Johansen is the New York Times bestselling author of Eve, Quinn, Bonnie, What Doesn’t Kill You, Chasing the Night, Eight Days to Live, Blood Game, Deadlock, Dark Summer, Quicksand, Pandora’s Daughter, Stalemate, Killer Dreams, On the Run, Countdown, and many more. Visit www.irisjohansen.com. 

    Roy Johansen is an Edgar Award–winning author and the son of Iris Johansen. He has written many well-received mysteries, including Deadly Visions, Beyond Belief, and The Answer Man. Visit royjohansen.com.

    Iris Johansen and Roy Johansen have together written Shadow Zone, Storm Cycle, and Silent Thunder.

     

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Close Your Eyes

Iris Johansen & Roy Johansen

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