IRIS JOHANSEN SERIES:

Fatal Tide

Fatal Tide

Iris Johansen

Romance / Literature & Fiction / Suspense

In this electrifying novel of suspense, #1 New York Times bestselling author Iris Johansen takes us deep below the surface, where a ruthless killer strikes without warning, without mercy—and with the deadliest intent. Marine researcher Melis Nemid is treading dangerous water—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 Melis’s 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. Only one person can save her—a man who claims to be a fellow oceanographer. But what this enigmatic stranger really wants, Melis may not discover until it’s too late. Because whoever is after her knows her fears intimately. And soon Melis will be forced to relive them all over again. Except for the final nightmare—the one she cannot possibly survive.
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Last Bridge Home

Last Bridge Home

Iris Johansen

Romance / Literature & Fiction / Suspense

A seductive tale of romance and intrigue from the bestselling author of The Golden Barbarian. Elizabeth Ramsey is trapped in a game of eroticism and deceit, when she becomes involved with Jon Sandell. For Jon possesses the power to read a woman's mind, to touch her soul, to know her every desire . . .
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The Bronzed Hawk

The Bronzed Hawk

Iris Johansen

Romance / Literature & Fiction / Suspense

In #1 New York Times bestseller Iris Johansen’s riveting novel of danger and romantic adventure, a gutsy reporter and a rugged inventor battle the elements, outlaws, and their own primal attraction in the scorching Mexican desert. Kelly McKenna is a photojournalist with a renegade reputation—and a fearless streak that lands her in an experimental hot air balloon, flying over the Rio Grande with the infamous Nick O’Brien. She wants to capture the real man behind the brilliant inventor, but to do that she needs to survive a crash landing in a lawless land and the ruthless bandits who take them hostage. As they conspire to escape their captors, Nick’s fierce protective instinct ignites a deep, primitive desire. Necessity is the mother of invention, and Nick’s working on a plan to get them out of harm’s way. But he never anticipated the desperation he feels to keep Kelly safe. Out here, they need each other to survive. But if they make it back to the real world in one piece, will the bond forged in crisis be strong enough to last a lifetime? From the Paperback edition.
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Dark Rider

Dark Rider

Iris Johansen

Romance / Literature & Fiction / Suspense

An electrifying tale of deadly and forbidden desire that sweeps from the exotic islands of a tropical paradise to the magnificent estates of Regency England. Cassandra Deville's carefree life on the islands of Hawaii is shattered by the sudden arrival of a savagely seductive stranger. She's the key to Jared Daremount's plan to avenge his father, actually only a pawn in his plans, but once she becomes his captive, Jared realizes she's a prize he can never surrender. From the Paperback edition.
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Hunting Eve

Hunting Eve

Iris Johansen

Romance / Literature & Fiction / Suspense

In the second book of Iris Johansen's heart-stopping new Eve Duncan trilogy, the stakes get higher. Eve Duncan is on the run. Kidnapped by Jim Doane, a mysterious man who wants her to complete a sinister forensic sculpture, she now has no time to savor the victory of escaping from him. He's back on her trail and closing in fast. Doane desperately needs Eve's skill to reconstruct the skull of his son -- a sick and twisted killer who still holds Doane in thrall from beyond the grave. The CIA has its own reasons for tracking Eve's nemesis. And those closest to Eve -- Joe Quinn and Jane MacGuire -- are doing everything in their power to rescue her, while a hired gun named Lee Zander is on a personal mission to eliminate Doane.
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And Then You Die

And Then You Die

Iris Johansen

Romance / Literature & Fiction / Suspense

She expected sunshine and balmy breezes. What she saw was everyone's worst nightmare. Bess Grady has heard the unmistakable sound before. She knows what it means. But not even the eerie lament of the howling dogs can prepare her for what has taken place in the small village. The seasoned photojournalist had been sent there on an easy assignment, and now she has stumbled upon something she was never meant to see. Amid chaos and fear, she joins forces with an intimidating stranger, a man whose alliances are unclear but whose methods have a way of leaving bodies in his wake. For what she has witnessed is only the first stage in a plan of terror that may kill us all. And she has no choice but to stop it—or die trying.... From the Paperback edition.
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Wild Silver - the Delaneys

Wild Silver - the Delaneys

Iris Johansen

Romance / Literature & Fiction / Suspense

In this sensuous historical tale from #1 New York Times bestselling author Iris Johansen, a wicked prince takes a willful young woman captive—only to be captivated by her, heart and soul. Prince Nicholas Savron has traveled from Russia to New Orleans to track down Dominic Delaney, the man he holds responsible for his cousin’s death. Nicholas thinks it will be easy enough to wrest his whereabouts from Dominic’s niece, Silver, but he greatly underestimates her loyalty. Determined to satisfy his lust for vengeance, he abducts her instead, hoping to draw her uncle out from hiding. Silver Delaney may be enrolled in a school for young ladies, but she’s no wilting flower. Despite her fierce attraction to the arrogant prince holding her hostage, she vows never betray her uncle. But when powerful enemies threaten them both, Nicholas and Silver must work together to survive—igniting a passion from which neither wants to escape. Includes a special message from the editor, as well as excerpts from other Loveswept titles.
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The Spellbinder: A Loveswept Classic Romance

The Spellbinder: A Loveswept Classic Romance

Iris Johansen

Romance / Literature & Fiction / Suspense

#1 New York Times bestselling author Iris Johansen weaves the unforgettable story of a man and a woman who come together under the spell of danger—and explosive desire. Brody Devlin, a powerful stage actor, likes his life uncomplicated. That’s why he never forms attachments of any kind. But Brody doesn’t know what to make of the unique beauty and intriguing candor of the escort who shows up at his hotel room. When he discovers that she’s running from a threatening past, Brody feels an overwhelming urge to shield her—even if it means risking his own life. When Brody takes a bullet that was intended for her, Sacha Lorian is determined to repay him. If only he would have listened to her and just walked away. But Brody is like a man possessed. He’s going to stay by Sacha’s side. He’s going to protect her. And he’s going to ignite her deepest passions.
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Shadow Play

Shadow Play

Iris Johansen

Romance / Literature & Fiction / Suspense

Eve Duncan is the most sought-after artist in the field of forensic sculpting. Dedicated to her work ever since her daughter Bonnie was taken and killed at the age of seven, Eve feels a sense of duty to those whose lives were lost and whose bones are now in her hands. When a sheriff in California contacts her with a request for help on the reconstruction of the skull of a nine-year-old girl whose body has been buried for eight years, his intensity and investment in the case puzzle her. But when the ghost of the girl begins communicating with her, Eve finds herself wrapped up in the case more intensely than she could have ever imagined. Not since Bonnie has Eve had such an experience, and suddenly she finds herself determined to solve the murder and help the little girl find peace. Except that the killer is still out there, and he knows Eve is on the case. And he won't rest until anything and anyone that could reveal his identity is eliminated…
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An Unexpected Song

An Unexpected Song

Iris Johansen

Romance / Literature & Fiction / Suspense

Published for the first time in hardcover, here is New York Times bestselling author Iris Johansen’s classic novel of unforgettable romance and unrelenting suspense–a ravishing thriller of a woman with a secret irresistibly drawn into the glittering world of a famous man whose past may be murder…. Taking the stage that evening, Daisy Justine had no idea that she was auditioning for her life. Watching from the darkness beyond the footlights was the world-famous composer Jason Hayes. The reclusive genius was seeking a new star to play the tragic heroine in his latest work, an adaptation of Shakespeare’s Othello. From the moment he heard her sing, Jason knew he’d found the star he’d been searching for his whole life. But coaxing her from Geneva to the bright lights of Broadway wasn’t going to be easy. For she’d made a promise to another man that she couldn’t break–nor disclose to anyone, not even Jason. Jason has only two weeks to change Daisy’s mind. But the closer he gets to her, the closer danger comes. For there’s more than just artistic temperament behind Jason’s legendary seclusion. He, too, is harboring a secret, stalked by a killer who’s followed him for decades. Now he’ll do anything to protect Daisy from the greatest threat of all–herself. Daisy’s determined to catch the ruthless sociopath who’ll stop at nothing to ruin their lives. And she’s baiting the trap with the one victim the killer can’t resist.
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Body of Lies

Body of Lies

Iris Johansen

Romance / Literature & Fiction / Suspense

Eve Duncan, the signature character of #1 New York Times bestselling author Iris Johansen, thought her past was long buried. Until she finds herself tracking a killer so deceptive he leaves no trace behind--except for his victims. 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. Now, in a special government facility, she takes on the project of identifying the victim's skeleton. But she hasn't even begun when another death occurs. Someone totally ruthless, 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's already dead.
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Eight Days to Live

Eight Days to Live

Iris Johansen

Romance / Literature & Fiction / Suspense

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?
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No Red Roses

No Red Roses

Iris Johansen

Romance / Literature & Fiction / Suspense

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....
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Lion's Bride

Lion's Bride

Iris Johansen

Romance / Literature & Fiction / Suspense

Indentured to a silk merchant, Thea of Dimas steals a basket of wriggling worms and sets out for Damascus to start her own embroidery-design studio and then effect the escape of her little sister, Selene. After her caravan is destroyed, Thea is rescued by blustery knight Lord Ware and carried (pressed up against his hard, unyielding armor) to his desert fortress, Dundragon. Ware, hunted by the Knights Templar because he's discovered the secret of their Lion Throne, must protect Thea from the deadly consequences to anyone who gets close to him. Thea, an ambitious career woman, must stop Ware from running roughshod over her big plans. Together the feisty lovers battle crusaders, Muslims and their own misguided agendas before settling down in the Scottish Highlands to breed lusty little bairn
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