From the inception of the Eve Duncan series, the open wound festering in Eve’s psyche has been the disappearance of her 7-year-old daughter, Bonnie. At long last Johansen provides the devastating answers in the gut-wrenching conclusion of this trilogy within a series. There have been many twists and turns in this long-simmering mystery and Johansen pulls out all the stops with dramatic revelations. Get ready for edge-of-your-seat thrills and roller-coaster emotions as Johansen gives her readers a bravura and satisfying conclusion!
The mystery of what happened to little Bonnie has placed Eve, Joe Quinn, Catherine Ling and John Gallo in significant jeopardy, but each is determined to find the truth for their own reasons. When they capture Thomas Jacobs they hope for answers, but then he is killed by a shadowy figure. As they try and locate this new player in the mix, Eve and co. realize the answers may lie in an completely unexpected and emotionally charged direction. (ST. MARTIN’S, Oct., 426 pp., $27.99)