Chasing The Night (Eve Duncan #11)
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I have become attached to many of the characters that I have met throughout the books and in Chasing the Night, we are introduced to the new and fascinating character of Catherine Ling. Born in Hong Kong, living in the streets by her wits, she’s recruited as an CIA when very young.
Catherine‘s 2 year old son ...more
Both women endure the worst imaginable horror for a mother - the loss of their child. After facing this horr ...more
This was my first encounter with this author and I probably won't read anything else by her.
Superwoman CIA Agent Catherine Ling saves a girl, Kelly Winters, from capture at the hands of a Colombian gang who has killed her father and raped her. No problems so far. Catherine uses this success as leverage on the CIA to get info to try to rescue her son, Luke, from a Russian mobster and power broker.
Enter Eve Duncan, a child skull reconstructionist, who Catherine wants to run an c ...more
To say it was beyond boring is being nice. Most of the story, roughly 90%, is endless conversations about the same thing over and over. Here’s the story in a nutshell.
CIA agent Catherine Ling is able to ...more
I fell in love with Eve and Joe right away. Both characters were strong without being overbearing, co-dependent or pig headed. I want to learn more about Bonnie especially when I found out there are several books about Eve Duncan so I assume there is a back story there. Catherine also began to grow on me altho ...more
Nine years ago, Luke was kidnapped by Sergei Rakovac. Sergei is one of the most powerful members of the Russian mafia. All this time, Catherine has wondered if Luke is dead or alive. Sergei can not be touched. He made a deal with the CIA. In exchange for helping Catherin ...more
Series: Eve Duncan, #11, Catherine Ling, book 1
Romantic Suspense / Mystery
Chasing the Night matches up Eve Duncan and Catherine Ling, a troubled woman who is searching for her lost child, Luke. Luke was taken when he was 2-years-old by a Russian gangster that Catherine had brought down during her time in the CIA. Rakovac, the gangster, has been baiting Catherine for years, torturing her by not telling her whether Luke is alive or dead.
Catherine needs to find so ...more
I'd already read "Bonnie," so I knew how that particular tale would end. I also know, more or less, how this book would end, ...more
Praise for the novels of Iris Johansen
“Action-packed!”—_Publishers Weekly _on Eight Days to Live
“With an imaginative plot and gut-wrenching action…this novel packs a wallop and is impossible to put down.”—_Tucson__ Citizen _on Eight Days to Live
“You’ll want to keep the lights on while reading!”—_Romantic Times BOOKreviews_ on Blood Game__
“Johansen is becoming a master of the macabre and paranormal thriller, and her latest riveting Eve Duncan tale has it all, from ghosts and secret cul...more
Don't get me wrong. I love this series. Iris Johansen is one of my favorite a ...more
I'm not going to bother rehashing the plot, since there's enough of that to go around. I'll stick more to its good and bad aspects. There's a lot to recommend the book, qu ...more
Having risen to the top of her field, Eve Duncan uses more than an advanced knowledge of science in order to meet the demands of her job. Eve instin ...more
Ling’s son was kidnapped by a Russian mobster nine years before, and all her efforts to retrieve him have fail ...more