What Doesn't Kill You

What Doesn't Kill You

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What Doesn't Kill You

Iris Johansen

In this breathtaking thriller, number-one bestselling author Iris Johansen showcases one of her most fascinating characters--pitted against one of the most ruthless killers...

Abandoned on the streets of Hong Kong, Catherine Ling was schooled in the art of survival by the mysterious Hu Chang, a master assassin and poisoner. Now recruited by the CIA, Catherine finds herself caught between worlds when her mentor develops a formula that is extremely fatal, virtually untraceable--and highly coveted. On the hunt for this prize are a rogue operative, a band of criminals, and a man so evil he kills without remorse. Catherine will do anything to protect those she loves: Hu Chang and her son Luke. But she will have to use every deadly weapon, every double cross, every lethal lesson she ever learned--to prove that what doesn't kill you makes you stronger...

Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2012.
Edition: First edition.
ISBN: 9780312651299
Branch Call Number: JOH
Characteristics: 406 pages ; 24 cm
Alternative Title: What does not kill you


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Sep 20, 2012

asian CIA goes to Hong Kong to protect her mentor. Hu Chang.

Jul 15, 2012

I usually love Johansen's work but this book died at about page thirty.

Jun 24, 2012

I was disappointed in this book. The better the book the faster I read it. Let's just say it is taking me far too long to read it.

confusedolivelion Jun 08, 2012

I love the whole Eve. Quinn. Bonnie trilogy and was glad to see the ending for Catherine and Gallo. I hope there is a solo story for Veneble also.

KatSu Jun 05, 2012

This was good, not the edge of my seat, nail biting suspense of her others though

ejhechtjr May 18, 2012

It is a shame that trees were sacrificed to print this book. The dialog is juvenile; the plot contrived; the characters shallow and unbelievable. It is certainly not up to the quality of the author's earlier work.

May 14, 2012

I didn't care much for this one. Too complicated and dry. 4 of 10 for me.


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Mar 08, 2018

He'll have the knowledge and the capability to re-create Pondera when he reaches his thirtieth birthday.

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