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Mirror Maze

3.52  ·  Rating Details  ·  65 Ratings  ·  10 Reviews
The ritual was always the same. First, she would visit the abandoned mirror maze from her broken childhood. Then, she would drive into the city, pick up a stranger, drug, rob and humiliate him. Now one of her "marks" has been found murdered. And Detective Frank Janek must enter the labyrinth of a woman's rage--to find the reflection of a killer's wrath.
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Published July 1st 1995 by Jove (first published 1994)
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Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There by Lewis CarrollThe Mirror Crack'd from Side to Side by Agatha ChristieMirrorMask by Neil GaimanThey Do It with Mirrors by Agatha ChristieA Distant Mirror by Barbara W. Tuchman
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Suzanne
Jun 22, 2009 Suzanne rated it liked it
Shelves: mysteries
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James Marinero
Feb 07, 2012 James Marinero rated it really liked it
Thoroughly enjoyed it - the first Mayer I've read, and I'll be looking out for more. It entertained me, but I also put it down thinking that I learned a few things from the book - that's important to me and adds to the enjoyment. It did get off to a slow start, but then recovered and hooked me.

There's quite a lot of psychology in there, and an MO I had't seen before. Characters are well drawn, and the pace was measured and fats enough to keep me awake late. There were only a couple of things the
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Jelle
Mar 14, 2015 Jelle rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
100 pagina's minder was voor dit boek ook voldoende geweest: het boek kent veel stukken met weinig ontwikkeling. Daarnaast laat de vertaling nogal wat steken vallen. De hoofdlijnen in het verhaal zijn best goed.
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Jul 12, 2016 Tomi rated it liked it
Weird beginning but it got better...
Andrew Carter
Feb 02, 2016 Andrew Carter rated it really liked it
This is the first of Bayer's books that I have read and I thought it was pretty good. The story was intricate and well tied together at the end. I will try to find more of his books.
Denise
Jan 03, 2008 Denise rated it liked it
It is an interesting book. Unfortunately, the most intrigue involves Gelsey, and her life. The other cases have some interest at the beginning, but their value seems to diminish as time goes on. The mirror maze itself is fantastic, and something I had never read before. The novel goes to a different place with mirrors, and how they can be used. Creative.
Susan
Jan 14, 2008 Susan rated it it was amazing
Police Mystery) I'm so sorry, but I can no longer tell if William Bayer is good or not. He's just got me snookered. If he writes it, I'll read it. Frank Janek, NY homicide detective, has two crimes this time. One mirrors the other and both are fascinating. Do yourself a favor and find a William Bayer mystery.
Tanya
Jan 29, 2009 Tanya rated it really liked it
This book inspired me to learn how to write backwards, and I can do it quite fluidly now.
Linda Gumper
Nov 21, 2013 Linda Gumper rated it it was amazing
Shelves: murder-mystery
Liked the main character.
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WILLIAM BAYER is the author of nineteen fiction and non-fiction books. Thirteen of his novels are now available in ebook and audiobook editions. His books have been published in fourteen foreign languages. Two of his novels, Switch and Pattern Crimes, were New York Times best sellers.

Bill was born in Cleveland, Ohio, son of an attorney-father and screenwriter-mother. He was educated at Phillips Ex
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