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your information Goodreads reviews can be used to complain about the price of books GR hasinformation Goodreads reviews can be used to complain about the price of books GR has Heart of the Night (Secret Agent featureor purchasesOne thing is Goodreads recommending me a book based on my shelves and another thing is spamming me with overpriced new releases in my The Greek Bosss Demand feed I won this book in a Goodreads giveawayFull disclosure I have read a couple of Iris Johansen s books before but this was theirst Eve Duncan book I read To her credit I didn t February or Forever (Tarrins Bay feel like I was lost because I didn t have a lot of the characters back stories nor did Ieel like she was throwing in random background pieces in order to catch me up I ve read books by other authors who have done this and it makes or some tedious readingThe plot line itself was enough to keep my interest and sadly reminiscent of the Rwanda genocideBut there were several things I didn t care or very much and which led me to give it a 3 star rating I A Virgin For The Taking (Clemenger Sisters found the dialogue to be odd It just didn t sound realistic or reflective of how people speak to each other Sometimes it was overlyormal and other times the exchanges were just tiresome and repetitive Most of the characters weren t likeable and perhaps that s because they seemed perpetually grumpy Granted this is serious material and a serious plot line with its air share of bad guys but everyone just seemed so intense and annoyed with each other all the "Time Repetitive Words And Phrases Throughout The Book If I "Repetitive words and phrases throughout the book If I had an electronic copy of this book I would have done a count of how many times the word gaze was used or gaze lew as in her gaze The Moretti Marriage flew to his eyes Or someone s lips twisting When you re reading a 400 page book and there s enough repetition of these words that it starts standing out that s not good Finally there wasn t enough Eve Duncan in the second half of the book Inact she was an altogether very minor character in the second half There were references made in the book to how she was a world renowned The Dark Duke forensic sculptor and the best at what she does but we didn t get to see very much of thatI would be interested in perhaps reading an earlier Eve Duncan book to see of that character There was enough here to intrigue meorensic sculptors aren t your typical crime A Measure Of Love (Kincaid Trilogy fighter but this book didn t uite live up to my expectations I don t know why I keeporgetting that reading this author irritates me beyond belief due to her heavy reliance on ellipses especially in the Kendra Michaels series Not to mention overuse of particular expressions notably lips twisted and lips tightened and Starting Over on Blackberry Lane (Life in Icicle Falls far too many adverbs I don t know the story might be a good one but I just can t get engaged with it because I m so on edge with waitingor the next crutch If I were someone who could abandon a started book I would have done. Who she can trust Eve The Soul Of A Thief finds herself stranded in an unstable country where violence threatens to break out again at any moment and with only her own instincts to rely on if she hopes to get home to heramily alive #1 New York Times bestselling author Iris Johansen is back with one of her most exhilarating and dangerous adventures yet in this riveting high stakes thriller Publishers Weekl.
Preview Of This Thrillerof this thriller expressed here are unbiased and entirely my own I ound this book to be too much Eve is just too good Her son is too psychically connected to her Her husband is too driven to protect her The CIA s Novak has too much power in order to manipulate Eve s and her Secret Baby, Surprise Parents family s schedules The President of the Congo thinks she is descendedrom Cleopatra too much a stretch Mystify (Mystyx, for me Jill is too smartdamagedindependent I understand strong characters but Ieel that there was too
in this bookMaybe it gets better but I am stopping at half way point because I am too uninterested in the outcome I ve enjoyed several Iris Johansen books in the past including a The New Baby few of the early Eve Duncan books The Killing Game was aavorite of mine so I was really looking Wild Streak forward to reading Smokescreen Unfortunately I just couldn t connect with Eve s character this time Yes she had a reason to be mad and yes it s great that she stands upor herself But she was so unnecessarily rudeharsh while doing so and on so many occasions that reading her commentary started to P.I. Daddys Personal Mission (The Coltons of Montana, feel like a chore Negativity worksor some characters especially when they re witty about it but Eve mostly comes off as a cantankerous jerk this time around Apologies to Iris Johansen but I can t recommend this one Thank you to the publisher and NetGalley Say Youll Stay And Marry Me for providing an ARC This review contains my honest unbiased opinion Anotherabulous eve Duncan thriller rom the amazingly talented Iris Johansen I ve read every book in this series and love the twists and "turns and the rollercoaster action always keeps me on the edge of my seat I don "and the rollercoaster action always keeps me on the edge of my seat I don know how Johansen keeps coming up with such interesting storylines and great characters after so many years I love meeting new people that become part of eve s world With so many interesting new character s rom the good guys like journalist Jill Cassidy to CIA agent jed novak who is very intense and a lot like eve s husband Joe Theirs also the charismaticand all around charming Sam gideonI really liked his character alot And the villians In this book are truly despicable and deadly The Boleyn King (The Boleyn Trilogy, from Zahra Kiyani the corrupt and evil bitch who rules Jokan Maldara after herather dies she doesn t care what she has to do to stay in power even if It means covering up andProtecting the murder who slaughtered a whole classroom of children the evil sadist cold blooded killer Varak who is as deadly as a snake And when a attempt is made on eve s life it s Joe uinn to the rescue and he s very angry at Jill and Novak Rascal for putting her life in danger They all must come together toind varak before he takes offAnd then deal with Zahra but before that happens one who slaved Another Day of Life for heror years will deal the killling blow a climax I didn t see coming til the end DNFThis book spammed me on my What Would You Like? feed as. Art wrenching story half the villagers many of them children have been killed in a horrific attack by guerilla soldiers the bodies burned beyond recognition Now theamilies desperately need Eve's help to get closure and begin to healBut when Eve arrives in the remote jungle she begins to suspect that Jill's plea may have been a cover story or a deeper sinister plot Isolated and unsure. ,much in this bookMaybe it gets better but I am stopping at
Eve Duncan is pretty much bullied into taking on a new case when journalist Jill Cassidy implores her to come to Africa with her to help parents of children killed in a massacre They need closure and Eve is just the right one to do so with her knowledge of orensic sculptor But Jill has another motive "AND SOON EVE WILL FIND HERSELF IS UITE A "soon Eve will Cinderella for a Night (36 Hours, find herself is uite a of danger Smokescreen is one of those books that I really wanted to like but ultimately the storyailed Friend Foe for me because of someactors that I will discuss later on in the review But The Longevity Diet first let s start with what Iound good and that is the story itself The massacre of the children in a school and A journalist arrives with one uestion Help Jill Grassroots Innovation find out who killed many people in a Guerilla attack in the jungleThis pleaor help may just be a cover up by Jill and it may just result in lives being put in dangerZahra may be a person of interest in it all as there s an issue with some ood poisoining and back door discussions Jill hired Eve as a reconstructionist in determining the inal outcomeVarak and Zolak are also two characters that are worthy to mention here as they both are experienced in shall we say death and murderThis is creepy thrilling and down right murderousThank you to Iris the publisher and Goodreads Architecture and Utopia for this Giveaway which will be donated to The Hoyt Library Gah Smokescreen was everything I love in an Eve Duncan story and I have been a hugean of the Eve Duncan series since the beginning and was just as obsessed with her hunt Perfect Cities for Bonnie as she was But as the series evolved and developed so did the characters individual depth and their passionor justice I absolutely loved Eve and Joe in this story and could not stop readingCalled to an exotic location
in Africa by journalist Jill Cassidy Eve is asked to reconstruct the skulls of school childrenAfrica by journalist Jill Cassidy Eve is asked to reconstruct the skulls of school children in a terrorist attack But when Eve discovers a mystery there and uncovers a conspiracy she can t help but get involvedI absolutely loved this story I loved Eve s passion and Joe s protective nature and the underlying suspense prevalent throughout the story This was an amazing addition to the series and I cannot wait Prometheus Wired for 5 stars Ratula For those who areamiliar with the series eaturing Eve Duncan orensic sculptor you are in Special Topics in Calamity Physics for a treatAn investigative journalist shows up on Eve s doorstep beggingor her help She wants Eve to go to Africa a war torn jungle to help identify 27 children who were massacred by guerilla soldiersBut this journalist may have a different agenda one that puts Eve in danger than she knowsThis is a preview only the complete novel will be available 7919The irst chapter grabbed me by the throat and refused to let me go It tells the story of the journalist and how she It tells the story of the journalist and how she her time in that part of the world It then goes on to show how she manipulates Eve into making the trip to AfricaMany thanks In this pulse pounding thriller rom #1 New York Timesbestselling author Iris Johansen Scenes from a Revolution forensic sculptor Eve Duncan journeys to Africa to helpamilies torn apart by a violent attack deep in the jungle but she may be putting herself in danger than she knowsA journalist shows up on Eve Duncan's doorstep with a plea or help Jill Cassidy has just come rom a small African village with a he.