Sight Unseen

Version: Unabridged
Author: Iris Johansen , Roy Johansen
Narrator: Elisabeth Rodgers
Genres: Thriller
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
Published In: July 2014
# of Units: 9 CDs
Length: 10 hours
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Overview

Before the experimental surgery that gave her sight, Kendra Michaels developed her other senses to an amazing capacity. Now she can identify a Nissan by the sound of its engine, a Norelco electric razor by the pattern of stubble it leaves behind, or an obscure colorless fire accelerant by its sweet smell. Law enforcement agencies clamor for her rare powers of perception and observation, too often disrupting the life she has built helping others through music therapy, because very often, only Kendra can get the job done. But in this case, it’s Kendra who first realizes that the apparent traffic accident on San Diego’s historic Cabrillo Bridge is in fact a murder scene, and she rushes to alert the police before crucial evidence is destroyed. As the body count rises and one murder unveils another, a gruesome pattern emerges. Someone is killing people in ways that mirror Kendra’s most notorious cases. She has a fan: someone who admires her work and is twisted enough to show that admiration through murder—while naming himself after the biggest art forger of the twentieth century. He views himself not as a monster, but as an artist. And he is not working alone. As the darkness closes in, near enough to touch Kendra and those she loves, Kendra must come face-to-face with her greatest fears—and her most ruthless enemy. A man who moves through the shadows, a man she may even know, who hides behind the mask of sanity, sight unseen.

Reviews (3)

Written by Marla Greydanus on April 27th, 2015

  • Book Rating: 3/5

That s was an okay audio not the best but not the worst.

Written by Gary GREENY on November 27th, 2014

  • Book Rating: 1/5

I hope writing books is not their day job, they will starve if it is. I actually listened to the entire book, I guess I am a glutton for punishment. In short the characters as described are ridiculous, the story line must have been written by a twelve year old and the narrator was terrible. I could have written and narrated a book at worst equal to this. Total waste of time and money

Written by Brenda Malchuk on August 21st, 2014

  • Book Rating: 2/5

Never finished the book. Did not like the narration at all.

Author Details

Author Details

Johansen, Iris

Johansen began writing after her children left home for college. She first achieved success in the early 1980s writing category romances. In 1991, Johansen began writing suspense historical romance novels, starting with the publication of The Wind Dancer. In 1996 Johansen switched genres, turning to crime fiction, with which she has had great success. She had seventeen consecutive New York Times bestsellers as of November 2006.[1]

Johansen lives in Georgia and is married. Her son, Roy Johansen, is an Edgar Award-winning screenwriter and novelist. Her daughter, Tamara, serves as her research assistant.

Johansen, Roy

Roy Johansen's first screenplay, "Murder 101, written while he was in college, was produced for cable TV and won an Edgar Award as well as a Focus Award, which is sponsored by Steven Spielberg, Francis Ford Coppola, George Lucas, and Martin Scorsese. He has written for Disney, MGM, United Artists, Universal, and Warner Bros. He lives in southern California with his wife, Lisa.