Close to a Killer

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Delacorte Press, 1999 - Juvenile Fiction - 182 pages
7 Reviews
Two prominent city residents have been murdered, and Barrie knew both of them. But does she know their killer? The police have connected both victims to her mother's hair salon, and the obvious focus has become Barrie's mom and the other stylists, all of whom happen to be convicted killers who met in prison vocational school. Amidst intriguing people whom she can't quite trust, and forced into living with the mother she can't forgive, Barrie tries to ignore the uproar by immersing herself in her writing. But when she shares a troubling suspicion with the homicide detective, she suddenly finds herself pulled deeper into a situation that's growing more frightening every day.

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User Review  - Justin Klingbeil - Goodreads

This book was a good book, it was better then other books I have read. This book was meant for a teen age person, because of the way the words where set and the style of the writing. I would not ... Read full review

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User Review  - Katrina Knittle - Goodreads

Definitely a good little mystery that kept me on my toes. Throughout the short book I kept trying to guess who did it, but finally when it came to the end I was totally off. Read full review


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About the author (1999)

Marsha Qualey is the author of five previous acclaimed young adult novels, including Thin Ice.

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