Reviewer: Rosalind Daily -
If you're looking for a slower-paced introspective story about a woman's journy to "finding herself," with a little mystery and travel thrown in, then this book is for you.
This is a little different from Gilman's other stories, where action and mystery set the stage. This one is about a woman who is coming out of a difficult past and forcing herself to be real again. At times it seemed to be wordy, but it was all to develop the character and the journey.
I found it a good read and sympathized with the character. Not that I had gone through what she has, but we all have our darker times. She started as a selfish silly woman into someone who was sufficient and finaly took responsibility for herself. This is well worth the time to take to read.
From the author of the Mrs. Pollifax books, this book is about a woman who has had uncertainty problems travelling alone in Europe when she is asked to carry a package and warned of possible danger.
A Must for the Dorothy Gilman collector !!!
Melissa sails for Europe where another traveler urgently asks her to deliver a book when she gets to her final destination.
I found the main character depressing and childish, but the story line was fast paced and kept me guessing.