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The Tightrope Walker
The Tightrope Walker
Author: Dorothy Gilman
When quiet, shy Amelia Jones reads a desperate message that has fallen out of a barrel organ in the antique shop she just bought, she can't forget the words, "They're going to kill me soon..." Armed only with the woman's first name and the note written years before, Amelia begins a journey into the past, a search that takes...  more »
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PBS Market Price: $8.09 or $4.19+1 credit
ISBN-13: 9780449211779
ISBN-10: 0449211770
Publication Date: 10/12/1986
Pages: 224
Rating:
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.
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3.7 stars, based on 56 ratings
Publisher: Fawcett
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio Cassette
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Susanaque avatar reviewed The Tightrope Walker on + 422 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 2
"THEY ARE GOING TO KILL ME SOON..." When quiet and shy Amelia Jones reads these words, her life changes. She just became the new owner of the Ebbtide Shop, a musty antique shop, filled with merry-go-round horses and hurdy-gurdies. It is while fixing one of these barrel organs that the scrawled and threating note falls out. Armed with only a strange woman's first name and the note written years before, Amelia begins ajourney into the past, where nothing is the way it seems, where fear is second nature and where dark secrets just might uncover murder-her own...
reviewed The Tightrope Walker on + 3352 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 1
Well written, with good plot twists. Characters well rounded. Typical Dorothy Gilman.
reviewed The Tightrope Walker on
Helpful Score: 1
This is quite different from the Mrs. Pollifax series but a good suspense novel in its own right.
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