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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (3,932 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Iris Johansen Narrator: Jennifer Van Dyck Publisher: Brilliance Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Related: The Eve Duncan Series Release Date: October 2011 ISBN: 9781441886132
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When Eve Duncan gave birth to her daughter, she experienced a love she never knew existed. Nothing would stand in the way of giving Bonnie a wonderful life - until the unthinkable happened and the seven-year-old vanished into thin air. Eve found herself in the throes of a nightmare from which there was no escape. But a new Eve emerged: a woman who would use her remarkable talent as a forensic sculptor to help others find closure in the face of tragedy. Now with the help of her beloved Joe Quinn and CIA agent Catherine Ling, Eve has come closer than ever to the truth. But the deeper she digs, the more she realizes that Bonnie’s father is a key player in solving this monstrous puzzle. And that Bonnie’s disappearance was not as random as everyone had always believed... “Johansen’s trilogy takes the reader on an action-packed journey.” —Booklist Download and start listening now!

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  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Mary | 2/19/2014

    " This ended the mystery of who killed Bonnie. It was a good ending and I liked the series. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Marcia Stauber | 2/8/2014

    " IT WAS A NICE CONCLUSION TO THE MYSTERY OF THE DISSAPPEARANCE OF BONNIE. SADDNESS AND JOY. BUT MS JOHANSEN LEAVES SOME LOOSE ENDS UNANSWERED AND SINCE THIS IS THE LAST OF THE TRILOGY I HAVE TO ASSUME WE WILL NOT BE HEARING ANYMORE OF EVE AND JOE. QUESTIONS REMAIN OF THEIR RELATIONSHIP AND THE RELATIONSHIP OF GALLO AND CATHERINE. I DO NOT WANT TO GIVE ANY SPOILERS TO MS JOHANSENS FAITHFUL FOLLOWERS OF THIS SERIES BUT CERTAINLY SHE HAS PUT A LOT OF THOUGHT INTO THE ENDING WITH LOTS OF TWISTS AND WITH FEW EXCEPTIONTIONS THE BOOK IS VERY SATISFYING. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Colette Martin | 1/30/2014

    " It's impossible to review the individual books in the Eve Trilogy, so this review encompasses all three titles. As usual, the action is fast-paced, and the story line is intriguing. The three titles do function as one story, with many twists and turns. I like how the past and the present come together. In this third book, we finally find out how Bonnie died, and who killed her. That's the good news. However, we are still left hanging on many counts, hence my only-three-star review. What happened to Catherine and Gallo? What happened with Joe and Ben? Johansen broke one of the most important rules of genre fiction -- tie up all loose ends. I can forgive her for doing that at the end of each of the first two books, but not in the third. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Gail | 1/22/2014

    " Finally we find out what happened to Bonnie! "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Martha Grace | 1/20/2014

    " mystery ghost story -- contains violence "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Jessica | 1/18/2014

    " Love how Johansen closed up this series of three novels. It was nice to continue to see her characters continue to develop and grow. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Angela Vaughan | 1/17/2014

    " Whole trilogy is tedious, but I am glad to know what happened to Bonnie, finally! "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Mirkat | 1/17/2014

    " I am not a long-time reader of Johansen's who has read all of the "Eve" books. On the contrary, I bumped into the first book in the series--Eve--when I did one of my periodic keyword searches for "Playaway" books in my library's online catalog. I love these preloaded audio books that are compact enough that they are handy to take on my long runs (or counter the boredom of a treadmill run of any length!). So I listened to the "Eve" narrative without realizing until near the very end that I was only on part one of a trilogy. I was a bit miffed because I was intrigued enough to want to know how the mystery would unravel but not especially impressed with the writing. The characters are not especially well-rounded and sometimes it is hard to distinguish one character's personality from another's. On top of that, Johansen has certain words and phrases she repeats ad nauseum. Characters constantly stiffen. Or they tighten various parts of their bodies--usually their lips, but sometimes their hands on a steering wheel or neck, or their arms around someone's body. Somewhat less often, they moisten their lips, mutter a curse, or twist their lips. In any event, I was curious to read the resolution of series, so I ordered the next two books in the series from my library (and actually read them in print form). I actually thought that Quinn and Bonnie were somewhat better than Eve and would give them each 2.5 stars if possible. But I don't think they deserve to be rounded up to three. If you are a long-time reader of the series and would like to find out what happened to Bonnie, I suggest skipping over the first two books in the trilogy and going right into Bonnie. Anything you need to know from the earlier two installments is either summarized or--believe it or not--copied and pasted. Yes, there are a couple of entire scenes that are simply repeated to fill in readers who have not read the first two books. Some long-time readers of the "Eve" books have complained about the supernatural turn this trilogy has introduced. As noted above, I have not read the earlier books, but it seems they were more grounded in reality. If you are one of these readers who are not pleased with that route, I would suggest maybe sitting out the trilogy altogether and reading up on spoilers instead, since the "supernatural" element is really cranked up in Bonnie. I did have the impression that Johansen was laying the groundwork for future, post-Bonnie-investigation installments in her series. I have some mixed feelings about the resolution. In case you are worried--yes, you will finally find out how and why Bonnie died. Without giving anything away, I will just say it might be just a little too neat and pretty. But in a way I can also appreciate the sentiment that Johansen was going for, and I imagine her fans might be highly curious about reading future novels with a non-tormented Eve. And because I'm a little freaky, I kept a tally of some of Johansen's most overused word choices. You might be curious to know that tightening of body parts occurred 22 times; 13 of these tightenings were performed by lips. Stiffening happened 27 times, and on 13 occasions, a character moistened his or her lips (they need to carry lip balm!). Oh, and there was one sentence that I wrote down just because it was such a clunker. On page 47, Catherine says this to Eve: "You've been trained in police sketching as part of your training." Let's see everything that's wrong with that: (1) redundancy (trained as part of your training?); (2) unnatural dialogue; and (3) Eve knows her own background and doesn't need to be told. Why not "Weren't you trained in police sketching?" "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Randi | 1/7/2014

    " Decent ending to the triology, but relatively predictable. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Heather | 1/5/2014

    " Good to have the mystery of Bonnie finally over. I was not gripped by the story maybe for me too much supernatural. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 SherryMarch | 12/31/2013

    " I've completely enjoyed the series of books about Even Duncan and this was a great ending. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Cindy Rawlings | 12/30/2013

    " I love Iris! I always connect with her characters instantly and devour the books. Great author, great book! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Tera | 12/29/2013

    " Not what i expected in the end at all... But im glad it turned out the way it did "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Melissa | 12/19/2013

    " Not quite the ending I expected to such a long series, but good just the same. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Patrica | 12/16/2013

    " Terrible book. Skipped lots of parts, but at least I know what happened to Bonnie. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Michele bookloverforever | 12/7/2013

    " eve and her husband, Joe Quinn finally find out what happened to Bonnie and find her body , finally. Eve can rest thanks to her friends and Bonnie's father. Her ghost continues to help those who need her. "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 Heidi Lundgren | 12/5/2013

    " terrible book. didn't like it, at all. "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 Jaime Lee | 12/4/2013

    " I seriously can't read any more of this crap! Could someone please tell me how this book ends so I don't have to waste any more of my time! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Rosemary Yakubowski | 11/23/2013

    " A good end to a long story. It's kind of sad to say goodbye to Bonnie,but I'll be looking forward to more Eve Duncan Books. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Cheryl | 11/19/2013

    " Thoroughly enjoyable. This explains what happened to Bonnie. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Joan | 11/7/2013

    " Finally, Eve finds out what happened to Bonnie. Even though it is heartbreaking, Eve can start to move forward. Catherine, Gallo and Joe help Eve back to safety after she is kidnapped by Bonnie's killer. Very hard to put down. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Julia | 10/10/2013

    " Wasn't as good as some of her earlier books. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Joe O'c | 5/11/2013

    " Very Good; Continuing character: Eve Duncan; the trilogy within the series comes to a somewhat unsatisfying end as the combined group searches for the truth about Bonnie, a little too much mysticism, too little story "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Marla | 2/15/2013

    " What a surprise ending to this quest for Bonnie. I will not spoil it for anyone. Suffice it to say it is a wonderful book. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Megan Tiscareno | 2/11/2013

    " easy read but nothing special. "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 Pam | 11/2/2012

    " I read several chapters into this book.....could not grab my interest for anything. I know several people who love this author, but I was lost from the beginning. Cover art is fantastic though and that with the blurb on the inside cover were great. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Nichole B | 10/1/2012

    " The final chapter.... :( I really hope that we still get books about Eve and Jane and Joe!! Kind of sad to finally find out what happened and to feel the ending. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Tina Kelly | 2/29/2012

    " I am so happy that Eve has finally found Bonnie! It feels great to have closure. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Karen | 12/12/2011

    " Have to say I was a little disappointed. The ending fell a little flat after all the time it took to get to it. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Elle | 11/8/2011

    " I have been waiting for YEARS to find out what happened to Bonnie. Wasn't super crazy about how it all turned out, but I think at this point, anything and everything would have been anti-climactic, since Bonnie's death has been built up for so long. I did love the book, though. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Julia | 11/7/2011

    " Johansen did an amazing job wrapping up this story. I hope this is not the last we see of Eve Duncan. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Gail | 11/5/2011

    " Finally we find out what happened to Bonnie! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Anne | 11/2/2011

    " Finally we learn what happened to Bonnie--Iris Johansen has kept fans guessing who could have taken Bonnie all those years before. A fitting fianle to a great series. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Dorothy | 11/2/2011

    " After years of reading the series I was a bit let down. I felt the Johansen went overboard in trying not to get her fans angry. I don't want to ruin the ending for anyone, but to me, after years of angst it was just too simplistic (if the death of a child can be that). "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Lauriecz | 11/1/2011

    " My goodness not sure exactly what I thought of some aspects of this book but I am so glad it ended on a somewhat positive note. She has definatly left the door open for more though.I wonder how the dynamics will be without Bonnie's death lurking there. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Bonnie | 10/30/2011

    " I had to do it, it's my name. I think I may regret it, but here goes... "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Tammy | 10/30/2011

    " I really liked this series and I wasn't sure what would happen and who was the "bad" guy until the end. Love it. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Tonya | 10/30/2011

    " A much-anticipated conclusion to the Eve Duncan series. Everything was wrapped up nicely in the end, answering all the questions that had been raised through previous books. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Deborah | 10/28/2011

    " What a great ending to Eve's story! "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 Jaye | 10/28/2011

    " I did not like this book. It was the same ole rambling mess over and over until finally got to the end. It was highly rated, but I was terribly disappointed. Yuk, don't waste your time on this book. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Jennie | 10/25/2011

    " A great wrap up to the Bonnie story, although it left me wanting just a bit more and seemed like a few storylines had a bit more to say. I suspect that's a good thing, because it means we haven't seen the last of all these characters! "

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About the Author
Author Iris Johansen

Iris Johansen, who has more than twenty-seven million copies of her books in print, has won many awards for her achievements in writing. She is the New York Times bestselling author of Killer Dreams, Blind Alley, Firestorm, Fatal Tide, Dead Aim, Body of Lies, The Search, and many other novels. She lives near Atlanta, Georgia. 

About the Narrator

Jennifer Van Dyck has appeared on Broadway in Hedda Gabler, Dancing at Lughnasa, Two Shakespearean Actors, and The Secret Rapture. She has been in new plays by Keith Bunin, Ellen McLaughlin, Catherine Filloux, Douglas Post, A. R. Gurney, and Albert Innaurato. Her film and television credits include Series 7, States of Control, Bullets over Broadway, numerous Law & Order episodes, Ed, Spin City, and The Education of Max Bickford. Her audiobook narrations have won her three AudioFile Earphones Awards.