Best-selling author Iris Johansen captivates readers with her spectacular plots, chilling suspense, and lifelike characters. With And Then You Die …, she spins a nerve-shattering story of global terror so realistic it could be taken straight from today’s headlines. In her assignments, seasoned photojournalist Bess Grady has witnessed firsthand the horrors and heartbreak of wartorn Croatia. But nothing she has seen prepares her for a travel magazine commitment in Tenajo, Mexico. When she drives into what should be a balmy, rural paradise, a chilling scene of chaos and destruction greets her instead. Her ability to consistently create first-rate entertainment has earned Iris Johansen mutliple awards. Richard Poe’s superb timing will keep your pulse racing from the first well-executed page to the thrilling ending.
Born in St. Louis, Missouri, American author Iris Johansen went through the usual life duties of being wife and mother, until her children left home to attend college. In 1980, she began experiencing success with her writing of category romances. Next, Johansen started writing romance novels that had a historical and a suspense theme intertwined. One such novel was her successful, The Wind Dancer, published in 1991. Then, in 1996, she changed again, this time to crime fiction. To date, that has been her most successful genre. She has had seventeen consecutive New York Times bestsellers through 2006.
Johansen lives near Atlanta, Georgia, and has two children. Son, Roy Johnson, is an award winning screenwriter and novelist in his own right. Daughter, Tamara, serves as her mother's research assistant.