The Face of Deception

The Face of Deception

Book - 1998
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It seems like an ordinary skull -- but it isn't. And for forensic sculptor Eve Duncan, this discovery will draw her into a frightening odyssey of greed, manipulation, and violence.It started simply enough, with businessman John Logan offering her another routine job of recreating a face from a skull. Hesitant at first, then persuaded to accept, Eve leaves the safety of her home office for Logan's makeshift lab, never expecting that the face she will construct using a computer, plasticine, and clay will make her the target of an audacious killer. For that face belongs to a man who's supposed to be alive, a man of vital importance to the nation.As Eve struggles to puzzle out the truth, she and Logan will become entangled in a dangerous web of lies and deceit, with threads that may extend all the way to the highest office in the land.
Publisher: New York ; Toronto : Bantam Books, c1998.
ISBN: 9780553106237
0553106236
Characteristics: 354 p.

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rahmmie
Jan 17, 2014

There is nothing wrong with the plot in this book, but the development of the main character leaves a lot to be desired. The author uses repetition of the same lines, situations, interactions, etc. to drive home the idea that the main character is a strong woman with a mind of her own who has fought against extreme odds. It really gets irritating after the third or fourth time in a span of 20 pages

loonylovesgood Dec 05, 2011

Good thriller, looking forward to reading the whole series.The dialogue was a bit drawn out and repetitive at times, but the story was good.

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donnay
Jun 21, 2011

One of the good Eve Duncan books, enjoy everyone. You will love it.

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Vista05
Aug 01, 2017

I really loved this book and can't wait to read the rest of the series. I had a very hard time putting down the book. It was a real page turner. It was quite a mature read for me though.

FavouriteFiction Oct 31, 2009

Eve Duncan is a forensic sculptor. She is able to reconstruct the appearance from the skulls of the murdered. When she accepts a job from a billionaire magnate she finds her life in danger.

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