IRIS JOHANSEN worked for a major airline for a number of years during which time she traveled extensively. When her two children started high school, she began to write as a hobby. The hobby soon became a passion and she submitted her first book, a romance, to Bantam Loveswept a year later. Every book since that time has made the major chain national bestseller lists. She has hit the New York Times list in both historical and suspense novels and has more than 12 million copies of her books in print. At present, she lives near Atlanta, Georgia, where she is working on her latest suspense novel. From the Hardcover edition.Johansen, Iris is the author of 'On the Run', published 2006 under ISBN 9780553586527 and ISBN 0553586521.