Close Your Eyes by Iris Johansen and Roy Johansen

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...they have a writing style that is fast-paced, full of action and quite satisfying to read.
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In Close Your Eyes, The New York Times bestselling duo Iris Johansen and Roy Johansen are back with a suspenseful novel about a once-blind woman with a talent for tracking serial killers

The FBI doesn't usually consult with music therapists to solve their cases. But Kendra Michael's astonishing powers of observation and analysis have made her a favorite of law enforcement agencies all across the country. Blind for the first twenty years of her life, she cares little for investigative work but can't deny her unique skill, or the results she's been able to facilitate. Kendra learned at an early age to become hyper-aware of her surroundings, perfecting the art of picking up the most subtle audio, olfactory, and tactile cues in the world around her. Like a secret weapon, she is in high demand.

Former FBI agent Adam Lynch, known as The Puppetmaster, has weapons of his own. He's a notorious master manipulator, skillfully handling criminals and colleagues alike to get the results he wants. Now he needs Kendra's special brand of help, but she's not interested until Lynch reveals that Agent Jeff Stedler—Kendra's ex—is missing and may have run directly into the path of a serial killer. What began as a heinous murder investigation escalates into something even larger and more frightening: a multi-million dollar conspiracy to hide a secret that's worth killing for, again and again and again.


About Iris Johansen and Roy Johansen

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IRIS JOHANSEN is The New York Times bestselling author of Eve, Quinn, Bonnie, Chasing The Night, Eight Days to Live, Blood Game, Storm Cycle (w/Roy Johansen), Silent Thunder (w/Roy Johansen), Deadlock, Dark Summer, Pandora's Daughter, Quicksand, Killer Dreams, On The Run, Countdown, Firestorm, Fatal Tide, Dead Aim, No One To Trust and more. ROY JOHANSEN is an Edgar Award winning author and the son of Iris Johansen. He has written many well-received mysteries, including Shadow Zone, Storm Cycle, and Silent Thunder (w/ Iris Johansen), Deadly Visions, Beyond Belief and The Answer Man.
Published July 17, 2012 by St. Martin's Press. 364 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction, Crime, Self Help. Fiction
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Peak Rank on Aug 05 2012
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Publishers Weekly

May 21 2012

The authors combine idiosyncratic yet fully realized characters with dry wit and well-controlled suspense that builds to a satisfying conclusion.

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Reviewed by Christine Irvin on Aug 02 2012

...they have a writing style that is fast-paced, full of action and quite satisfying to read.

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Fresh Fiction

Reviewed by Tanzey Cutter on Aug 23 2012

The mother and son writing team of Iris Johansen & Roy Johansen give readers an exciting, suspense-filled crime thriller with CLOSE YOUR EYES.

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Reviewed by Ginny on Jun 19 2012

I love it when a good plot comes together, and this one comes together very nicely. Close your eyes and visualize suspense at its best.

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Reviewed by Victoria Janssen on Jul 11 2012

I think Sherlock Holmes fans would be rewarded by giving this book a try, for the fun of comparing and contrasting the two detectives.

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