Stalemate

Stalemate

Book - 2006
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In the latest Eve Duncan forensics thriller from bestseller Johansen (Killer Dreams), the Atlanta-based forensic sculptor with an international reputation finds herself attracted, not always convincingly, to a sleazy manipulator. Duncan, who specializes in reconstructing facial features from skulls, has buried herself in her work since the disappearance and presumed death of her seven-year-old daughter, Bonnie, years earlier. That still-open wound is probed with sadistic skill by Luis Montalvo, a shady Colombian arms dealer, who offers to solve the mystery of what happened to Bonnie if Duncan agrees to attempt a reconstruction from a skull Montalvo believes was his late wife's. Despite the misgivings of her former husband, an FBI agent, Duncan accepts, and soon finds herself dodging bullets in a war between Montalvo and a drug lord rival in the Colombian jungle.
Publisher: New York : Bantam Books, 2006.
ISBN: 9780553803457
055380345X
Call Number: JOHANSEN
Characteristics: 341 p. ; 24 cm.
Subjects: Suspense fiction.
Georgia -- Fiction.
Children -- Crimes against -- Fiction.
Mothers and daughters -- Fiction.
Women sculptors -- Fiction.
Facial reconstruction (Anthropology) -- Fiction.
Duncan, Eve (Fictitious character) -- Fiction.

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tigerjan
Dec 22, 2011

Eve Duncan goes to South America at the request of Luis Montalvo. Joe Quinn & Sean Galen follow her. She is to identify the skull of Nalia Armandariz, Montalvo's [former] wife. The identification is important to discredit Diaz, a local drug lord & bad guy.

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kaijene
Oct 30, 2017

Then I think I'l stick around. Scoot over. The last time I held you. I was so drugged I couldn't appreciate it.

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