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Safe as houses

by Simone van der Vlugt

  • 307 Want to read
  • 15 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Translations into English,
  • Kidnapping,
  • Fiction

  • About the Edition

    A single mother stands in the garden of her isolated house, hanging out the washing, when suddenly a man appears. When he grabs at her, Lisa runs, but she is not quick enough. Suddenly Lisa and her young daughter find themselves held hostage in their own home.

    Edition Notes

    Translation of: Blauw water.

    StatementSimone van der Vlugt ; translated from the Dutch by Michele Hutchison
    ContributionsHutchison, Michele, translator, Vlugt, Simone van der, 1966-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPT5881.32.L84 B53 2013
    The Physical Object
    Pagination262 pages ;
    Number of Pages262
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26474121M
    ISBN 101782110739, 1782110747
    ISBN 109781782110736, 9781782110743
    LC Control Number2016416561
    OCLC/WorldCa830353584

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Weston and Etobicoke figure prominently–Roy’s house, in fact, is only a few feet from where the story takes place, and one of the characters, David McBride, shares the name of the man who owned my house.

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questions per chapter. Extension - 12 extension questions, activities and discussions Total of /5(9).SAFE AS HOUSES By: Eric Walters Done by: Jenna Reid Characters Summary Main Idea Connections My Opinion This book was great. It kept me wanting to read more!

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