Deadlock [Iris Johansen] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Emily Hudson is an archeologist who travels the world in search of priceless. An especially far-fetched plot and unconvincing dialogue mar this romantic thriller, set primarily in Afghanistan and Russia, from bestseller. Deadlock By Iris Johansen – FictionDB. Cover art, synopsis, sequels, reviews, awards, publishing history, genres, and time period.
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Mar 28, J. Garret and Emily team up to locate Stanto.
Deadlock / Blood Game
I especially had a hard time with the protagonist. I think where this book really fell flat for me was in the writing style. Emily Hudson and her friend Joel Levy have been kidnapped by a ruthless criminal called Staunton, who is after the old Russian Tsar’s hammer and fortune.
The strong woman attacked by forces beyond her control, aided by the equally strong and mysterious man that she is not sure whether to trust or not. She continues to deliver good reads. Iris Johansen is an excellent crime fiction writer and I was very impressed with this.
Regarding the plot and most of the action, I should have enjoyed this book more than I did. See the other authors section. It seemed to be the stereotypical fiction book that has some type of battle between protagonists and antagonists.
So, the story is good, the character development is lacking and the apparent need to move the story for the sake of suspense? Feb 12, Mark rated it it was ok. I definitely recommend this book, it was incredible, had an original plot, and was so well written!
Interestingly, the final struggle that ultimately leads to the desdlock of the protagonist or antagonist and decides the fate of all things was a rather short one, only about a half of a chapter or so in length. The heroine is an extremely likeable woman who meets a champion unlike anyone she has ever known.
Deadlock by Iris Johansen – FictionDB
I found this, sometimes, quite tedious. In a system where I can only rate a book between stars, there are several levels of 3-star books. I found Emily frustrating. Or will Staunton kill them all?
I was just so into the book there were parts were I almost bit off my dead,ock I found that while reading the book i loved that Johansen was able to create a character that was neutral and able to stay strong for the rest of the group.
And even if she does want it, you don’t have any right to harass her. Emily Hudson, a U. With lightning-fast pacing, plot twists and shocking betrayals, Iris Johansen is at the top of her game in a thriller about vengeance and irid friendship and loyalty; good and evil…. Irana Povak seemed to understand the pain that went on around her and johanen matter what happened to her personally she would always put the well being of those in need first.
She demanded everything be done her way, on her terms!
They work together to seek answers and revenge, and of course fall in love in the jouansen. At the same time, there were a few places where I was pleasantly surprised, mostly in the way the whole thing comes together. I will admit that I have only ever read books in this genre written by male authors, and a female author added a whole new dimension that I wasn’t used to.
Thanks for telling us about the problem. What a disappoint Just prior to leaving on a road trip I stopped at iis local library to get an audiobook that I had just checked online was in.
Her son, Roy Johansenis an Edgar Award-winning screenwriter and novelist. On the other hand, sometimes books can be a solid read based on the characters and their development alone. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. The characters are all developed through conversation and occasional short ‘thoughts’ but I didn’t feel as if any of the people in the book were especially l Interesting, intense but falls flat nonetheless So in the spirit of the book let me advise you “You really shouldn’t go along” with reading irix novel.
Joel and Emily are held hostage by a deadlocm and evil captor who is determined to find the missing link to a legendary treasure.
Third, and perhaps most aggravating to me, was the fact that there was always an answer, or someone within reach who could provide the answer, no matter how ridiculous or unreasonable the circumstance. Emily and Garrett embark on a journey where they both learn a little more about themselves where the path leads them to destroy evil.