Narrator Elisabeth Rodgers shares insights into Vendetta, a new thriller from the author of the Eve Duncan and Kendra Michaels series. Don’t worry, Elisabeth doesn’t have any spoilers in this video—just enough to get you intrigued.

“She’s fighting for her life in a classic Iris Johansen international nonstop heart-pounding race to the finish”—Narrator Elisabeth Rodgers


by Iris Johansen, read by Elisabeth Rodgers
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Listeners won’t get lost in this complex story full of intriguing characters, thanks to Elisabeth Rodgers’s smooth narration. The head of the CIA’s terrorism unit is on his deathbed, and he asks a former CIA agent and his sometimes antagonist to keep his daughter safe from his archenemy. Elisabeth transitions seamlessly from character to character, letting listeners focus on the action.

This audiobook opens with Carl Venable, head of the CIA’s terrorism unit, on his deathbed. He asks Jude Brandon, a former CIA agent and his sometimes antagonist, to keep his daughter, Rachel, a doctor, safe from his archenemy, Huber.

Huber wants to acquire Rachel’s skills with potions and poisons. Narrator Elisabeth Rodgers takes this complex plot and propels it forward with skillful characterizations. Whether it is an English, Spanish, or German accent required, she delights listeners with her impressive interpretations.

Her transitions from character to character are seamless and keep listeners tuned into the action. A fast-paced thriller and an outstanding narrator make for a great listening experience.

Elisabeth Rodgers has narrated many of Iris Johansen’s audiobooks—find them and more in her audiography.

Vendetta is now available to purchase.

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Iris Johansen is The New York Times bestselling author of Your Next Breath, The Perfect Witness, Live to See Tomorrow, Silencing Eve, Hunting Eve, Taking Eve, Sleep No More, What Doesn’t Kill You, Bonnie, Quinn, Eve,Chasing The Night, Eight Days to Live, Blood Game, Deadlock, Dark Summer, Pandora’s Daughter, Quicksand,Killer Dreams, On The Run, Countdown, Firestorm, Fatal Tide, Dead Aim, and more. And with her son Roy Johansen, she has coauthored The Naked Eye, Sight Unseen, Close Your Eyes, Shadow Zone, Storm Cycle, and Silent Thunder.

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