The Echo

The Echo

Book - 1997
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In this hypnotic novel of psychological suspense, a homeless man is found starved to death in the garage of a ritzy London home. The police chalk it up to an unfortunate accident, but a journalist, Michael Deacon, is intrigued. Amanda Powell, a socialite whose wealthy husband vanished five years ago after being accused of embezzlement, is just as interested as Michael in finding out who died in her garage. They have no idea that this simple story will unveil a web of deceit that is an appalling as the people behind it.
Publisher: Accord, Mass. : Compass Press, c1997
Edition: Large print ed
ISBN: 9781568954714
Branch Call Number: FICTION WALTERS
Characteristics: 449 p. (large print) : ill. ; 24 cm


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Too much plot not enough personal engagement. The author did not have one likable character, they were all losers from the get-go. I was so frustrated I flipped through most of the middle but by the end I did not care who did what to whom.

Dec 16, 2013

A totally enjoyable drama-mystery that will surely please readers who crave the "unanswered" questions this novel presents. No conculsion until the very end. A good read to get you through the cold months. 4 out of 5 stars only because it was a bit confusing in a few areas, and the first chapter didn't really catch my attention (but a very important chapter .... pay attention!). However, from chapter 2 onwards it was captivating! Unique, totally believable characters keep you away from reality for awhile!

Apr 23, 2013

This author uses extremely foul language through out her books.

Nov 12, 2010

I usually enjoy Ms Walters' books.
This one however the time lines were confusing and the characters less engaging than her other books.


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