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A Puzzle

Kathryn Reiss


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Other Editions of This Title:
Hardcover (5/1/1998)


Violet's paralyzing fear of the San Francisco earthquakes changes when her family renovates an old building. An aftershock dislodges a letter addressed in 1906 to Baby V--and Violet is certain the disturbing letter is intended for her.

Praise For PaperQuake: A Puzzle

"An adroit fusion of magic, romance and adventure."--Publishers Weekly
"[An] absorbing page-turner."--Kirkus Reviews
"A clever and skillfully written mystery."--The Horn Book

Clarion Books, 9780152167820, 288pp.

Publication Date: March 1, 2002

About the Author

KATHRYN REISS is the author of Time Windows, an ALA Best Book for Young Adults; The Glass House People; Dreadful Sorry; Pale Phoenix, a finalist for the Edgar Award; as well as PaperQuake: A Puzzle. A master of the time-travel mystery genre, “Reiss slips between past and present with a callous alacrity that is wondrously effective” (Kirkus Reviews). She lives with her family in Northern California.