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The Echo by  Minette Walters - Paperback - 1998 - from Odds and Ends Shop and Biblio.com

The Echo

by Walters, Minette

Condition: Very Good


Jove Books. Very Good. 1998. Paperback. The spine and both covers, next to the spine, are creased from reading. The pages are clean, no tears or soiling. The pages and binding are tight. The edges of the coves and spine are creased from shelf wear. There is a store's price sticker covering part of the scanner bar on the back cover. ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 351 pages; Amanda Powell finds Billy Blake, a homeless alcoholic, dead in her garage in one of the richest neighborhoods in town. Who was Billy Blake, and why was he in her garage? The answers may have something to do with the disappearance of Amanda's banker husband and a vast sum of money five years earlier. The basis for the 1998 UK TV movie starring Clive Owen and Joely Richardson as Amanda Powell. Will combine shipping on more than one book. .

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.From the Trade Paperback edition.


  • Bookseller: Odds and Ends Shop US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 1063
  • Title: The Echo
  • Author: Walters, Minette
  • Format/binding:Paperback
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Publisher: Jove Books
  • Date published: 1998


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