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Tightrope Walker
Tightrope Walker
Author: Dorothy Gilman
"A superb book." — THE HOUSTON CHRONICLE — 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, ...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780709180845
ISBN-10: 0709180845
Pages: 208

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Publisher: Robert Hale Ltd
Book Type: Hardcover
Other Versions: Paperback, Audio Cassette
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Susanaque avatar reviewed 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...
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Helpful Score: 1
Well written, with good plot twists. Characters well rounded. Typical Dorothy Gilman.
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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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