In Taking Eve, Johansen weaves an intricate plot around her character Eve Duncan, her family and her searches for her lost daughter, Bonnie. As her adopted daughter, Jane, is planning to fly home to visit her parents, Eve and Joe Quinn—she is distraught when her beloved dog, Toby is suddenly desperately ill. Flying to mysterious Summer Island where an old friend rehabilitates dogs, she hopes to find an answer before Toby dies. Shock! Toby has been poisoned. Jane is afraid that she was distracted to expose Eve to danger–, but Jane is shot before she can leave the island. Eve has a visitation from her long-ago kidnapped and now dead daughter Bonnie—with grim forebodings. As Joe has gone to testify in court, Eve, hears the news about Jane and departs for the airport—but she disappears. Who is the target? Is Jane in more danger or is it a diabolic plan to kidnap Eve? Eve’s work reconstructing skulls of lost children puts her in contact with dark strangers—A tale with a hair-raising ending is the beginning of a trilogy. Hunting Eve continues the suspense.