Hush, It's a Game by Patricia Carlon

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A small girl has been locked inside the kitchen of an apartment in which her baby-sitter has been murdered. It is Christmas week; her mother is dead, her father is traveling. No one will miss her until he returns. Can she free herself before the murderer realizes his mistake and comes back to kill her?
 

About Patricia Carlon

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Patricia Carlon" lives in Sydney. She has written fourteen crime novels; seven are now available from Soho Press.
 
Published February 3, 2001 by Soho Press. 188 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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596), whose plot this 1967 tale follows perhaps a bit too closely (though a more obvious model is Charlotte Armstrong's Mischief), Virginia is kept dangling between oblivious rescuers and a determined killer in another tour de force of suspense.

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But because the witness is Virginia Segal, a holy terror of a girl her father has left with Isobel for the holiday while he chases a better job up north, she doesn’t know how to get out of the kitchen Isobel had locked her in when she recognized her final visitor—and none of her neighbors, watchi...

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Lacking the suspense and compelling moral dilemmas of Carlon's stronger offerings, the novel opens with ex-con Frank Aldan killing his former girlfriend, Isobel Tarks, shortly after his release from prison.

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