Dead Sleep Characters

Greg Iles
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Jordan Glass

The main character in DEAD SLEEP is Jordan Glass, a successful war photojournalist. She is 39, fit and attractive. Glass was once engaged to another war correspondent who was killed on assignment. She has suffered several other traumatic events in her life, beginning with the disappearance of her father as a girl. An affair with a teacher as a teen ends in scandal when they are discovered and the teacher kills himself. Later, as an adult, Glass is brutally raped by soldiers while on a photo assignment. When her twin sister disappears without a trace, she suffers a breakdown and is struggling to recover as the novel opens.

Glass is aggressive and independent in her pursuit for the truth behind her sister's disappearance. She is highly intelligent and at times seems to be several steps ahead of the FBI investigators with whom she is working. She is resourceful...

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