What Is Iris Johansen's Eve Duncan Series About?


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Iris Johansen's Eve Duncan series is about a woman who survived the kidnapping and murder of her 7-year-old daughter, Bonnie. Years later, Eve, a world-famous forensic sculptor, finds solace in helping other parents of lost children find closure while continuing to search for her daughter's bones.

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Throughout the series, Eve Duncan unravels secrets and lies as she faces powerful enemies determined to keep the truth buried. According to Goodreads, the books of the series are chilling page-turners. Iris Johansen has written 19 books for this bestselling and critically acclaimed series, as of 2015. The users on Goodreads give the Eve Duncan books a four-star average rating. Eve was first introduced in Johansen's 1998 novel, "The Face of Deception," and in 2013, Macmillan Publishers released the 19th and final novel, "Silencing Eve," which debuted at No. 1 on the New York Times bestseller list.

Avid readers speculate that Johansen will continue the series, but neither Johansen nor Macmillan Publishers have confirmed the return of Eve Duncan. In 2011, Johansen began a spin-off romantic thriller series about Catherine Ling, one of the CIA's most prized operatives who was raised on the streets of Hong Kong; this series also received praise from fans and critics.

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