Tightrope by Amanda Quick audiobook

Tightrope

By Amanda Quick
Read by Nina Alvamar

Recorded Books, Inc. 9780399585364

The Burning Cove Series: Book 3

9.09 Hours Unabridged
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An unconventional woman and a man shrouded in mystery walk a tightrope of desire as they race against a killer to find a top secret invention in this New York Times bestselling novel from Amanda Quick. Former 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.

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Summary

Summary

An unconventional woman and a man shrouded in mystery walk a tightrope of desire as they race against a killer to find a top secret invention in this New York Times bestselling novel from Amanda Quick.

Former 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.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“With a multi-threaded plot, quick-witted banter, and offbeat characters with a theatrical flair, Quick’s work returns to Burning Cove and another trip to the edgy, elegant Thirties.” Library Journal (starred review)
“Quick excels at developing complex plots that keep the reader guessing…This tangled novel will satisfy series fans and others looking for a bit of a challenge.” Publishers Weekly“
“Quickdelivers another Hollywood golden age romantic suspense that’s a little over-the-top but in a clever, fun way.” Kirkus Reviews
“This audiobook features a 1930s setting. Listeners immediately feel the tension as a crazed murderer chases trapeze artist Amalie Vaughn…Narrator Nina Alvamar gives Amalie a steely voice that reflects her determination to make a success of her new venture…Alvamar brings out the passion that erupts between Matthias and Amalie as the two are thrust into danger.” AudioFile

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Author

Author Bio: Amanda Quick

Author Bio: Amanda Quick

Amanda Quick, the author of numerous historical romances, is a pseudonym for Jayne Ann Krentz, the author of many New York Times bestsellers. She writes contemporary romantic suspense novels under the Krentz name, as well as futuristic romance novels under the pseudonym Jayne Castle. There are nearly thirty million copies of her books in print.

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Details

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Available Formats : Digital Download, CD
Category: Fiction/Romance
Runtime: 9.09
Audience: Adult
Language: English