On the Run (Paperback) - Johansen, Iris

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After eight years of raising her daughter Frankie on a horse farm in Tallanville, Tennessee, single mother Grace Archer finds her life shattered by the dark secrets of the past, forcing her to resume an old identity and to join forces with a former ally to take on a cunning and deadly enemy. Reprint. *Author: Johansen, Iris *Publication Date: 2006/11/28 *Number of Pages: 368 *Binding Type: Paperback *Language: English *Depth: 1.00 *Width: 4.25 *Height: 7.00

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Publisher Random House
Mfg Part# 9780553586527
SKU 202454382
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0553586521
Release Date 11/28/2006
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Dimensions (in Inches) 7H x 4.25L x 1T
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Iris Johansen
Known particularly for her novels of suspense, Iris Johansen has seen dozens of her books appear on the bestseller lists. Born in St. Louis, Missouri, Johansen was a voracious reader from an early age. Later, raising two children as a single mother, she worked as an airline reservations clerk and wrote in whatever free time she could eke out of her busy schedule. She sometimes arrived at the airport at five in the morning, so that she could have a quiet hour to herself, and she often wrote in the car while waiting for her son and daughter to finish their afterschool activities. (Her son, Roy, is now a screenwriter and has also collaborated with his mother on several novels.) After both had left for college, Johansen quit her job to try her hand at writing full-time. "I was just as voracious a writer as I was a reader," she recalled to one journalist. She began her career by penning romances--many of them for Bantam's "Loveswept" line--and soon became a familiar name to fans of the genre. In 1996, she branched out into crime fiction, publishing THE UGLY DUCKLING, about the victim of a brutal assault who is determined to get revenge on her attacker. Johansen has since become known for her recurring characters, and among the most popular of these is Eve Duncan, a forensic sculptor who creates likenesses based on remains too decomposed to be recognizable. Eve, who is haunted by the murder of her own young daughter, made her first appearance in FACE OF DECEPTION (1998). "[The idea] came from seeing a documentary on the Discovery Channel," Johansen has explained. "I had never heard of a forensic sculptor before. I thought ?What if?' A lot of great stories have come from ?What if?'" IRIS JOHANSEN'S THE KILLING GAME, a film based on one of the Eve Duncan books, aired on Lifetime television in 2011.
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"The Johansen formula works so well in this novel that readers may expect a sequel."
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Annotation After eight years of raising her daughter Frankie on a horse farm in Tallanville, Tennessee, single mother Grace Archer finds her life shattered by the dark secrets of the past, forcing her to resume an old identity and join forces with a former ally to take on a cunning and deadly enemy.
Editors Note For eight years, single mother Grace Archer has been living a picture-perfect life raising her daughter on a horse farm in the small town of Tallanville, Alabama. Watching Frankie grow into a talented and confident young girl has made Grace as happy as any mother could hope to be. Happy enough, even, to forget the past. But the past never quite goes away. Which is why a certain charismatic man also moved to Tallanville eight years ago to watch over her. But when violence threatens to shatter Grace and Frankie's idyllic home, the waiting is over. The ghosts of the past have returned. And they're hungry for blood. Now Grace must resume an identity she thought she had cast off forever, and match wits with an opponent as deadly as he is cunning. The prize: an extraordinary secret that only she can unfold. The forfeit: losing the thing more precious to her than life itself.From the Hardcover edition.
Editors Note 2 After eight years of raising her daughter Frankie on a horse farm in Tallanville, Alabama, single mother Grace Archer finds her life shattered by the dark secrets of the past, forcing her to resume an old identity to take on a deadly enemy.
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