Ask the Parrot

Ask the Parrot

eBook - 2006
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On a sunny October afternoon a man is running up a hill. He's not dressed for running. Below him are barking police dogs and waiting up ahead is a stranger-with a rifle, a life full of regrets, and a parrot at home who will mutely witness just how much trouble the runner, Parker, can bring into an ordinary life. The rabbit hunter is Tom Lindahl, a small-town lonely heart nursing a big-time grudge against the racetrack that fired him. He knows from the moment he sees Parker that he's met a professional thief-and a man with murder in his blood. Rescuing Parker from the chase hounds, Lindahl invites the fugitive into his secluded home. He plans to rip off his former employer and exact a deadly measure of revenge-if he can get Parker to help. But Tom doesn't know Parker and that the desperate criminal will do anything to survive-no matter who has to die.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Mysterious Press, 2006
ISBN: 9780759569614
Branch Call Number: Overdrive eBook
Characteristics: vi, 279 p. ; 20 cm


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dhankins22 Sep 08, 2013

after nobody runs forever

hermlou Jan 25, 2011

Parker is running from the police after robbing a bank with 2 other men. He is taken in by Tom Lindahl, who needs help robbing a racetrack. At first I thought the plot was going nowhere, but it quickly picked up speed and became unpredictable and interesting. The reader doesn't know what Parker will do next.


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