The Resource Tightrope, Amanda Quick

Tightrope, Amanda Quick

Label
Tightrope
Title
Tightrope
Statement of responsibility
Amanda Quick
Title variation
Tight rope
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Trapeze artist Amalie Vaughn moved to Burning Cove to reinvent herself, but things are not going well. After spending her entire inheritance on a mansion with the intention of turning it into a bed-and-breakfast, she learns too late that the villa is said to be cursed. When the first guest, Dr. Norman Pickwell, is murdered by his robot invention during a sold-out demonstration, rumors circulate that the curse is real. In the chaotic aftermath of the spectacle, Amalie watches as a stranger from the audience disappears behind the curtain. When Matthias Jones reappears, he is slipping a gun into a concealed holster. It looks like the gossip that is swirling around him is true - Matthias evidently does have connections to the criminal underworld. Matthias is on the trail of a groundbreaking prototype cipher machine. He suspects that Pickwell stole the device and planned to sell it. But now Pickwell is dead and the machine has vanished. When Matthias's investigation leads him to Amalie's front door, the attraction between them is intense, but she knows it is also dangerous. Amalie and Matthias must decide if they can trust each other and the passion that binds them, because time is running out
Member of
Summary
When her new bed-and-breakfast is threatened by a robot innovator's untimely death, a former trapeze artist teams up with an enigmatic man who would track down a cipher machine prototype
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10766877
Cataloging source
BT
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Quick, Amanda
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Krentz, Jayne Ann
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Burning Cove, California
Series volume
3
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Aerialists
  • Mansions
  • Haunted houses
  • Murder
  • Gangsters
  • Machine ciphers
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Interpersonal attraction
  • Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Target audience
adult
Label
Tightrope, Amanda Quick
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Jayne Anne Krentz writing as Amanda Quick"--Cover
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
309 pages
Isbn
9780349415994
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
Tightrope, Amanda Quick
Publication
Note
"Jayne Anne Krentz writing as Amanda Quick"--Cover
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
309 pages
Isbn
9780349415994
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print

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