Title: And Then You Die
Author: Iris Johansen
Genre: Romance / Thriller
Publisher: Bantam, 1988
Series: Stand Alone
Synopsis: She expected sunshine and balmy breezes. What she saw was everyone's worst nightmare.
Bess Grady has heard the unmistakable sound before. She knows what it means. But not even the eerie lament of the howling dogs can prepare her for what has taken place in the small village. The seasoned photojournalist had been sent there on an easy assignment, and now she has stumbled upon something she was never meant to see. Amid chaos and fear, she joins forces with an intimidating stranger, a man whose alliances are unclear but whose methods have a way of leaving bodies in his wake. For what she has witnessed is only the first stage in a plan of terror that may kill us all. And she has no choice but to stop it--or die trying....
Review: This was an extremely fast-paced and exciting thriller. Bess and Kaldak must stop a mad-man from releasing his horror on the United States. There was also quite a bit of romance, some of it pretty sizzling, which I didn't enjoy as much as the other parts, but then I never have cared much for reading romance.
I picked up this book and read it compulsively. I finished it in less than 24 hours. It really was quite wonderful.
Rating: 8 / 10