@ The Search

by Iris Johansen | Mystery & Thrillers |
ISBN: 0553582127 Global Overview for this book
Registered by Lizabeth86 of Middletown, Connecticut USA on 2/2/2006
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Journal Entry 1 by Lizabeth86 from Middletown, Connecticut USA on Thursday, February 2, 2006
Search-and-rescue worker Sarah Patrick and Monty, her talented golden retriever, take center stage in this deft, suspenseful outing. The immensely appealing heroine was introduced as a secondary character in Iris Johansen's previous thriller The Killing Game. Back, too, is John Logan from Face of Deception, the charismatic billionaire whose very personal vendetta against a stop-at-nothing killer pulls Sarah into a high-stakes game of search and destroy.

When Logan's top-secret research station in South America is attacked and his chief scientist kidnapped, Sarah and Monty manage to track the hostage through the jungle and save his life. But that's only the beginning in what turns out to be a series of sadistic and deadly attempts to destroy Logan. Despite Sarah's initial distrust, she comes to respect and ultimately love Logan--which makes her and Monty targets for the killer's vengeance, too. The action moves swiftly across the globe, from the American Southwest to Colombia to Taiwan, and finally to North Dakota, in a tense, dramatic denouement. Johansen manages to explicate her characters' back-stories and illuminate their motivation as she moves the action forward with skillful pacing. Fans of the author's previous suspense thrillers featuring forensic sculptor Eve Duncan won't be disappointed that she plays only a bit part in Johansen's newest; Sarah and Monty are worth a series of their own, and The Search is a terrific beginning.

Journal Entry 2 by Lizabeth86 from Middletown, Connecticut USA on Monday, February 20, 2006
I like Iris Johansen and have read many of her books but I think so far this is one of my favorites. I liked learning about search and rescue dogs. It was rather errie reading this at the same time of the Phillippines mudslide and seeing clips on television of the rescue dogs trying to find survivors.

God Bless Them.

Offered up on bookrelay - accepted by Kzel

Journal Entry 3 by kzel from Melbourne CBD, Victoria Australia on Sunday, April 9, 2006
Whoops, I thought I'd journalled this when I received it about a month ago, but obviously not!
I really enjoyed the characters in this book, and the fast action plot kept things moving along really nicely. Plus I loved Sarah's telepathic connection with Monty, and their devotion to one another.

Journal Entry 4 by kzel at Controlled Release in Controlled Release, Bookring -- Controlled Releases on Wednesday, August 16, 2006

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Sending to c-a-m as a thank you for the book she lent me

Journal Entry 5 by rem_ATM-325045 on Thursday, August 17, 2006
thankyou so much kzel. it looks very interesting.
hope it doesnt stay on my shelves for too long.


Journal Entry 6 by rem_ATM-325045 on Tuesday, May 5, 2009
This book is going out as an RABCK to a friend in the next few days.

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