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Shadow Play

Shadow Play

An Eve Duncan Novel

Eve Duncan (Volume 19)

Iris Johansen

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Shadow Play is a New York Times bestseller from Iris Johansen.

IN A WORLD OF SHADOWS

Eve Duncan is the world’s most sought-after artist in the field of forensic sculpting. Dedicated to her work ever since her daughter Bonnie was taken and killed, Eve feels an acute sense of duty to those whose lives were lost and whose bones are now in her hands. When a California sheriff asks her for help with reconstructing the skull of a girl whose body has been buried for eight years, his fierce investment in the case puzzles her. But Eve experiences an immediate connection with the girl she calls Jenny, and vows to solve the murder and bring closure to the crime.

ONLY ONE WOMAN CAN SEE THE TRUTH

Discovering that Eve Duncan is on the case, the killer now knows he must eliminate any loose ends that could bring him down. Starting with those most remotely involved, he chooses his targets one by one until he gets to Jenny’s closest circle. Anyone who can reveal his identity will be silenced—and not even that will satisfy him. He wants something—someone—more: the girl who escaped. His ultimate prize...

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SONDERVILLE, CALIFORNIA



Walsh watched the detectives and forensic team milling around the open grave, their flashlight beams lighting the darkness. Stay in the back of the crowd, he told himself. The rest...

Praise for Shadow Play

“Johansen delivers ano-holds-barred mystery that maintains suspense throughout and boasts a cast of multifaceted characters.” –Publishers Weekly on Shadow Play

“Thrilling, emotional and down-right riveting certainly sum up this incredible tale!” –RT Book Reviews on Shadow Play

“Eve Duncan novels by Johansen are so good that, supernatural or not, readers and fans remain completely engaged.” –Suspense Magazine on Shadow Play

“The suspense on every page is enough to keep readers hooked in all night long.” –San Francisco Book Review on Shadow Play

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Iris Johansen

IRIS JOHANSEN is The New York Times bestselling author of The Perfect Witness, Live to See Tomorrow, Silencing Eve, Hunting Eve, Taking Eve, Sleep No More, What Doesn't Kill You, Bonnie, Quinn, Eve, Chasing The Night, Eight Days to Live, Blood Game, Deadlock, Dark Summer, Pandora's Daughter, Quicksand, Killer Dreams, On The Run, Countdown, and more. And with her son, Roy Johansen, she has coauthored Sight Unseen, Close Your Eyes, Shadow Zone, Storm Cycle, and Silent Thunder.

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