The Mirror

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Rue Morgue Press, 1997 - Fiction - 303 pages
14 Reviews
Our all-time best-selling book isn't even a vintage mystery but it is perhaps one of the most beloved novels of all time. A 20-year-old Boulder girl stares into her grandmother's Chinese mirror on her wedding day in 1978, faints and comes to in her grandmother's body--in 1900--about to be married to a miner. As she moves through life, even giving birth to her own mother, she becomes known as a fairly decent seer. Had she paid more attention in school, she would have been a great one.

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User Review  - Kim - Goodreads

I adored this book when I read it in college. And 35 years later, I still like it a lot and find the whole premise intriguing. As an adult, though, I realize just how depressing this book really is ... Read full review

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User Review  - Shannon Lanier - Goodreads

This is one of my favorite books of all time. Ive read at at least a dozen times over the years. I borrowed it from the lirary one day(long ago :) and was about a dozen pages in when the author had me ... Read full review

About the author (1997)

Marlys Millhiser, a former regional vice president of the Mystery Writers of America, is the author of five previous Charlie Greene mysteries and several best-selling novels, including The Mirror. She lives in Boulder, Colorado.

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