The Middle Ground

The Middle Ground

Book - 2010
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Missy Turner's ordinary life is turned upside down when she is taken hostage in a botched robbery at the local café, and she finds herself questioning the validity of everything she's always believed in.
Publisher: Victoria, British Columbia : Raven Books, an imprint of Orca Book Publishers, ©2010.
ISBN: 9781554692880
Characteristics: 119 pages ;,19 cm.


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Dec 10, 2013

Another good but short story by
Zoe Whittall . This author doesn't disappoint , alll the books by her I have read so far are good .

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Oct 25, 2011

A bit of a disappointment after I have been praising Whittall's book 'Holding Still for as Long as Possible' as the best book I have read in the past 5 years. Well, what to say about this book, the plot line was a bit much - all of the 'coincidences'. And I thought the main female character made ridiculous choices that would not happen in real life. The book is short, so I only invested about an hour in this read.

Jul 10, 2011

Missy Turner thinks of herself as the most ordinary woman in the world. She has a lot to be thankful for—a great kid, a loving husband, a job she enjoys and the security of living in the small town where she was born. Then one day everything gets turned upside down—she loses her job, catches her husband making out with the neighbor and is briefly taken hostage by a young man who robs the local café. With her world rapidly falling apart, Missy finds herself questioning the certainties she's lived with her whole life. (

Jan 08, 2011

Very quick short story read. Nothing spectacular.

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