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The Mirror's Edge

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Twin brothers, two years old, are snatched out of their Chicago home at noon on their birthday, never to be seen again. The kidnappers never make contact. The crime haunts the city, devastating those left behind.


As the anniversary of the abduction approaches, freelance journalist Jase Deering begins to investigate a case gone cold for the police. What he finds is a paranoi
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Hardcover, 304 pages
Published April 1st 2008 by Minotaur Books
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Kennie
Jul 31, 2012 Kennie rated it it was ok
*sigh*

I found myself doing a lot of sighing and headshaking while reading "The Mirror's Edge". It was one of those situations where you want to reach into the book, grab the character, and say "Hey! Can't you see what's going on!?" But alas, we can't do that.

Jase had many, many demons he was fighting. No doubt about that. I guess I was just kind of hoping he'd eventually come to terms with the things in his life he couldn't directly control. He seemed to be living in a world that was governed on
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Justin
Oct 21, 2009 Justin rated it it was ok
I picked up this book up on pure whim. I went to a new library to see if they had some of the books I was gonna read (They didn't) so I browsed for a few minutes. I picked this up because I liked the name. I also figured lets try something new.

I would of given this 2.5, but that isn't an option. Anyways, I didn't like the fragmented style the author went with. Also, while suspenseful, a lot of the twists were easy to guess; for example the ending is a nice little twist but I saw it coming a few
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Richard
Sep 08, 2015 Richard rated it liked it
I have mixed feelings about this book when it comes to certain plot points. Jase's train of thought can be a bit off putting. But for the most part it's an excellent read. Evil is defined and complexity of the characters is even more so. Robyn turning into a fanatic of Morick doesn't only speak to the dark themes but shows the many facets of her personality, whilst showing that she still cared for Jase. I like it when the main character takes initiative. And that;s what Jase does. The story was ...more
MayberryAfterMidnight
Nov 09, 2010 MayberryAfterMidnight rated it really liked it
Finished the last 20 pages or so at Hale and Hearty over a bowl of Tortellini Carbonara, and the rating really DID come down to the end, but definitely gets 4 stars for me. It wasn't life-changing, but a really fun read (as mentioned before, I honestly did have to put it down at one point and check to make sure that the doors were locked. Last night I didn't start reading until Mr. Mayberryaftermidnight got home because I didn't think the cats would, or could, do much to protect me...especially ...more
Erika L. Miller
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Alicia
Jan 14, 2010 Alicia rated it liked it
A journalist with a hunger for the deeper story, the kidnapping of twin boys, fantastical claims of magic and inhumanity, and an ever increasing sense of chaos and conspiracy drive the reader straight to the mirror's edge in this fast, cold thriller. The boys' kidnapper leaves their nanny disfigured - the word "mirror" carved in mirror image between her thighs; their father's security system captures the act on tape. Writer Jase and his partner (romantic and business) Robyn become embroiled in a ...more
Emily.
Aug 28, 2013 Emily. rated it it was amazing
this was quite possibly one of the best books I've ever read. it was so interesting. really. it was intelligent, and the way it was written was dramatic but believable. you really love the main character from the start. or at least I did. what I loved most about this book though, was how the writer managed to combine fiction with real life. supernatural elements and real human emotions. I feel like as I'm typing this I'm still not accurately describing the book well. I have read similair things ...more
Renee
Jul 09, 2012 Renee rated it really liked it
picked this up at the dollar store, a real dollar store where everything is only a dollar...didn't expect much. To my surprise this was an exciting suspenseful and dark story about a journalist trying to solve a cold case about 2 young boys that were kidnapped from their home. No one would EVER guess what he finds...great book you will not want to put down. easy read
Alejandra
Aug 26, 2008 Alejandra rated it it was amazing
Excellent book! I read it in 3 days and I'm still thinking about it. It scares the hell out of you and the situation is so real (there are some crazy people out there) that it keeps you up at night. The characters are extremely well drawn and the writing is exceptional: don't miss it!
Lisa
Apr 15, 2008 Lisa rated it it was amazing
Recommended to Lisa by: Bob T
I would say the third time is a charm! This book is the best that Steve has written. As I was reading this book, I was always wondering what was on the next page. I could not put this book down, let alone sleep at night.
Vegantrav
Jun 12, 2008 Vegantrav rated it it was amazing
great read - very creepy - quick and easy read - Sidor has a bit of an usual writing style - writes in short sentences and fragments but still crafts the story very well
Anne
Aug 26, 2013 Anne rated it it was ok
Paranormal and weird and just found the writing hard to follow at times. It was really more of a 1.5, but I round up....
Becca
Jul 18, 2013 Becca rated it liked it
It was an okay book, nothing spectacular. It's sometimes a little confusing and didn't not really like ending.
Ella
Aug 21, 2011 Ella added it
I liked it...but it is very different. Written in first person and goes back in time. Good writing.
Yessenia Chavez
Jun 24, 2011 Yessenia Chavez rated it really liked it
The Mirror's Edge was an awesome book. it kept me in supense loved i was soo hooked
Tara
Jul 20, 2012 Tara marked it as to-read
7/13/12 .. Friday the 13th:) I got this at Greenburgh Library today for a $1.
Bonnie
Mar 14, 2012 Bonnie rated it did not like it
I struggled to get through it. Warped and the subject stunk!
T Sale
Jul 12, 2008 T Sale rated it it was amazing
A terrific book - very scary.
Sharon
Aug 25, 2008 Sharon rated it it was ok
pretty good, suspenseful
Jessica
Jul 05, 2011 Jessica rated it really liked it
Creepy! And a page-turner.
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I'm the author of the critically-acclaimed dark thrillers Skin River, Bone Factory, and The Mirror’s Edge. My latest novel of terror, Pitch Dark, is about a young woman on the run from a dangerous apocalyptic cult.
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