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The Third Passenger
Caroline Crane
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The Third Passenger

3.8  ·  Rating Details ·  5 Ratings  ·  1 Review
Mystery Writers of America Presents:

A novel of hijacking and terror.

The terror begins with a phone call in the night. A little boy has been injured, hit by a car. Hundreds of miles away his frantic mother, Diane Hastings, tries to reach him by the earliest flight. It is a holiday weekend and no seats are available. In desperation she turns to her former lover, Travis, a

Hardcover, 224 pages
Published January 1st 1983 by Dodd Mead
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Jul 14, 2015 Nattie rated it really liked it
Another good thriller from Caroline Crane, it was a quick read. Some of the logic in the story is quite dated, even for 1983.

Diane wasn't married when she had her son Kevin, so she wasn't sure if it was right to give her son his father's last name. That sounds ridiculous considering the child was born in 1980, NOT 1960 or even 1970. Lots of unmarried people gave their children the father's last name in the early 80's.

Ellen, Diane's younger sister, made the top ten worst characters of all time l
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Caroline Crane spent her early years in the suburb of Croton-on-Hudson, New York. There, as a stage-struck teenager, she began her writing career, penning plays that she would produce, direct, and star in along with her siblings and friends. After receiving a college degree in drama, Caroline headed for New York City and the professional theater. From a basement apartment in Greenwich Village she ...more
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