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Hide Away

(Eve Duncan #20)

4.02  ·  Rating details ·  4,014 ratings  ·  389 reviews
Iris Johansen's beloved forensic sculptor Eve Duncan is back and now the stakes are higher than ever. Dramatic changes are on the horizon for Eve and Joe Quinn and their relationship may never be the same. Faced with the task of protecting Cara Delaney, a young girl with ruthless enemies who want to see her dead, Eve takes her away to the remote Scottish Highlands where th ...more
Hardcover, 322 pages
Published April 26th 2016 by St. Martin's Press
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Alex is The Romance Fox
Hide Away by Iris Johansen picks up where Shadow Play ended.........not that you have to read the previous book.........why??? Because you get LOADS and I mean LOADS of rehash about what happened before!!!! And that rehashing is just one of the things that made this book a beyond DISAPPOINTING read!!!!
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Yes, that's I "plodded" along....skimming and skipping pages and more about MONOTOMOUS!!!

Shadow Play was okay..... I kept hoping th
Diane S ☔
Apr 22, 2016 rated it liked it
What attracts me to this series are the characters, Eve and her giving faces to skulls, identifying lost and missing children, Margaret and her uncanny intuition and her way with nature, Joe, cop extraordinaire and his love for Eve. But alas, this one was not one of my favorites. Don't really care for the drug cartel storyline which continues from last book and there was way too much talking I this one, overwritten dialogue, repetitive. How many times do we have to hear about how Joe just wants ...more
Magdalena aka A Bookaholic Swede
Forensic sculptor, Eve Duncan saved Cara Delaney life in the previous book, SHADOW PLAY, but the threat to her life is not over. Cara and Eve leave for Scotland, where Eve's adoptive daughter Jane MacGurie is looking for a treasure that is said to be buried. But Cara is still in danger and the people after her will stop at nothing to get to her.

The story in HIDE AWAY takes up directly after SHADOW PLAY ended, and it can be confusing for someone who hasn't read the previous book to understand wha
CD {Boulder Blvd}
I debated about reading this one as I found the last one so-so. But there were supposed to be some twists for Eve and I decided to give her one last try. I was a little afraid of not being able to remember the last book, but the first 50 pages or so were more or less a re-hash/bridge of the prior book so no problem on refreshing the memory. However, I'm not being pulled into the story and I'm bored.

A the 1/2 way point, I was expecting more to be going on. There were a lot of conversations and me
Jan 18, 2016 rated it really liked it
Shelves: netgalley
I always enjoy these books but they are especially perfect on days like today, Blue Monday, the most depressing day of the year.

The romance, the action, the characters I wish were my family, the characters I wish I were dating: they all add up to a stress free, good vs evil ride that you can just relax into. You know that the bad guys are going to lose. You know that the women are strong, capable, and intelligent. You know the men are too. You know that there will be drama and death and a bit o
Jan 29, 2016 rated it really liked it
Ive never read any of the previous books leading up to this one in the Eve Duncan series. After reading this one, I am very tempted now to go back but also to deff move forward in reading all in the series.

I was blown away by the situations, the character development, the meat of the book. Even coming in so late in this, I did not feel I was missing something from before, as the author did a great job of making it seem a stand alone book as she filled in all of the gaps for me.

I am now a new fa
Jun 12, 2017 rated it liked it
3.5 ⭐️
May 15, 2016 rated it it was ok
AVAILABLE: April 26, 2016

Hide Away is the 20th novel in Iris Johansen's Eve Duncan series. And to be completely honest, this review is kinda hard for me to write. I have read EVERY Eve Duncan book and (lately) I have found them to be repetitive, predictable, and just... kind of annoying. And by annoying, I mean I am getting really annoyed with Eve as more "time" goes by. I find her becoming more and more selfish and self-destructive as each book passes. I don't think that she gives ANY regard fo
Jan 20, 2016 rated it it was amazing
I love kindle books. However, not with Iris Johansen's books. Let me explain. When reading a print book, you know how many pages you have left. In a kindle book, I raise the font size, so not every page on the screen equals a page in the book. You just don't know when the ending is coming. When reading Hide Away, like most of her books, you get really into the story and it builds and builds, then BAM, the book has ended and you find yourself aggravated because the book was so excellent and there ...more
Apr 23, 2016 rated it liked it
Hide Away was an extreme disappointment. When I finished the book, the one thought I had was it was pointless. Hide Away picks up where Shadow Play ended. I was hoping that Cara's story would be completed in this novel. Unfortunately, it was not. We are left with another cliffhanger. I will not be reading the next book. Hide Away contains guns, violence (extreme), machete, IED's, and much more. There is one surprise or twist that some people will not see coming (unless you paid attention close a ...more
Kat Valentine
Mar 28, 2016 rated it it was amazing
iris johansen never ceases to amaze me how after all these years and so many books later how she still is one of the best writers out their and hide away is no exception. hide away has the ever loved eve duncan involved in a good vs evil storyline cara the girl who eve and joe saved had to go on the run with eve before the man who had ordered her and her sister to be killed years ago and the greving mother who was actually the cold hearted bitch who helped salazar to kidnap her own children. fin ...more
Jan 11, 2016 rated it liked it
Shelves: netgalley
Received from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.

Eve Duncan and Joe Quinn are in danger again. When will these two have a normal life? In this installment, Eve and Joe are attempting to protect Cara Delaney, a young violin player whose life is in mortal danger (is there ever any other kind of danger?). They travel to Scotland where Eve's adopted daughter is currently looking for hidden treasure (is there any other kind?). There they have to stay smarter than those hunting Cara and Eve.

Cardyn Brooks
Taking a break from this series after Silencing Eve definitely rejuvenated my ability to enjoy Hide Away. Not reading those intervening titles also kept me from reading about the horrible demise of one of my very favorite characters, mentioned in this current entry.

Eve Duncan has become my reading fan's equivalent of a beloved binky from childhood: It offers nostalgic comfort even though it barely resembles its original state when it was new.

[observation: "She moistened her lips." is used for
Micky Cox
Aug 17, 2016 rated it really liked it
Another great read from the Eve Duncan and Joe Quinn series that once again brings in some old favorite characters such as Jane McGuire, McDuff, Seth Caleb and more this time in search of treasure and in a race to save a little girl's life. It is actually a continuation of the last book in the series and this one leaves off at a critical point so you absolutely must read the next book to find out what happens. While I love this series, there have been several books lately that leave off at an ob ...more
May 02, 2016 rated it did not like it
I can't believe what I read. It's a none story. I wish someone had told me to read the inside jacket and skip it altogether.

Very disappointed with this one. A third of the book done and no forensic sculptor story, but a continuance of the previous book, Shadow Play. I didn't know this is Johansen's format, mini trilogy within the main series.

The unnatural dialogs in the book doesn't help. Eve and Joe came out as rude people, unlikable especially Eve. I know that's not the case. The way they tal
Barbara ★
Another excellent addition to the Eve Duncan series. I simply loved Cara and her devotion (crush) on Jock was so sweet and you could really see the effect she had on him. And I myself continue to crush on Seth Caleb. How Jane is able to keep pushing him away is simply mystifying.

I look forward to the conclusion of this mini-trilogy within the Eve Duncan series. I want to know how Jock saves Cara because I'm convinced it's going to come down to him saving Cara.
Jul 16, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Once again, I greatly enjoyed another Eve Duncan book. Thank you, Iris Johansen, for another great book!
"Eve lies in a well-guarded hospital room in Carmel, California. But she and Joe Quinn have sworn to protect an innocent young girl, Cara Delaney, whose enemies are getting closer by the hour. Weighing her own health against Cara’s safety, Eve decides they must disappear—and so she turns to her daughter, Jane MacGuire, for an unexpected solution.
After years of resistance, Jane has finally succumbed to the inevitable: John MacDuff’s insistent plea to track down a treasure presum
Apr 05, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Iris Johansen is one of my auto-buy authors. Hide Away is the twentieth novel in the Eve Duncan series and believe me, these characters are still going strong!

Eve saved a child's life against a merciless drug cartel in the previous book, Shadow Play, and is now trying to protect her against her evil despot of a father and those who wish to see him dead.

They return to Scotland, reuniting with Eve's adopted daughter, Jane McGuire, McDuff and Seth Caleb. These books are multi-dimensional and there
Jun 01, 2017 rated it did not like it
Shelves: fiction, crime
I never intend to read another book by this author.

The plot was unconvincing, the ease with which their hiding place was found was unrealistic, the number of victims who died because of being information sources to their whereabouts was depressing; the characters were unbelievable; the conversation was repetitive.

In addition, the author tries unsuccessfully to incorporate some modern twists . However, she either does not know what she is talking about or she assumes that the reader does. So some
Apr 23, 2016 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: suspense, netgalley
St. Martin's Press and NetGalley provided me with an electronic copy of Hide Away, in exchange for an honest review.

A continuation of Shadow Play, Hide Away picks up where the aforementioned book leaves off. 11 year old Cara Delaney is saved by Eve, but she is still to be a pawn in a deadly game between two cartels. In an effort to protect the child and find some relative safety and tranquility, Eve takes Cara and meets up with Jane in the Scottish Highlands. Will they be able to stay safe or wi
Jill Tool
5 Stars. Eve Duncan is back in her 19th novel. Sit back, relax, order delivery for supper, and get ready for another thrilling ride. 11 year old Cara Delaney is the daughter of a rival drug gang leader, whose life is in danger from another drug lord who wants the girl dead. Eve Duncan and former FBI agent Joe Quinn, bring Cara to Atlanta, where they can protect her. After they get to Atlanta, Joe feels they should hide the girl better, so Eve decides to take her to Scotland, where she can also s ...more
Oct 17, 2015 rated it really liked it
This is a 4.5 star rating for me. The book was everything you need in a good complex murder mystery. Eve Duncan is back recovering from her last book ,in trying to save Cara. She is in the hospital with her love, Joe, and Cara seems safe for the moment . Then after an attempt again , on Cara in the hospital waiting room ,Joe checks out eve and wants her at their home. It is a beautiful and secure home , but all to soon people are firing at them , and rig their car to blow. Cara is the kidnapped ...more
Mar 15, 2016 rated it it was amazing
I have been a fan of Iris Johansen for decades and she did not fail me in her latest novel, Hide Away. In spite of a busy schedule I couldn't put it down and pulled a couple all nighters to read it.
Eve Duncan is at her best in reaching out to help others in the US and abroad. She takes he talents abroad and meets with some of her previous contacts. In Hide Away, it's meeting old friends once more.
I look forward to seeing how things progress with Joe and Cara. It's always a pleasure to see the
Carol Stanley-Snow
Mar 11, 2016 rated it it was amazing

YIKES!!!! This is one wild ride!! Eve and Joe on another hair raising 'adventure"!!! Trying to stay alive, avoiding the Mexican drug cartels and keeping a little girl alive.

That's all i'm going to say...

The Talented Miss Ripley
Mar 28, 2016 rated it it was amazing
As always Mrs. Johansen delivers a power packed, page turning thriller! I always loved the Eve Duncan series this solidified why I continue to read her books! The chemistry between Jane and Caleb....WOW!
 Danielle The Book Huntress (Wants to Read More)
A thrilling read that kept me on the edge of my seat. The secondary characters like Jock and Seth stole the show. Definitely want to continue this series.

Overall rating: 4.5/5.0 stars.

Reviewed for Affaire de Coeur Magazine.
Jul 01, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I enjoyed this book about Eve was one of my favorites in the series. On pins and needles waiting for the next book. I liked seeing Jane again and Joe. Can't wait to see what happens with Cara next... ...more
Sep 20, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: owned-read
There was so many things going on in this book, and it was just fantastic and so enjoyable! Loved it, and I need to read more, that was an evil ending!
Diana Brown
Jan 18, 2016 rated it really liked it
Love the story, and the interaction between favorite characters. Not a fan of the absence of ending...assuming its a trilogy.
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Iris Johansen is a New York Times bestselling author. She began her writing after her children left home for college. She first achieved success in the early 1980s writing category romances. In 1991, Johansen began writing suspense historical romance novels, starting with the publication of The Wind Dancer. In 1996 Johansen switched genres, turning to crime fiction, with which she has had great su ...more

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