THREE MINUTES TO MIDNIGHT by Mildred Davis

THREE MINUTES TO MIDNIGHT

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KIRKUS REVIEW

There is an accident at a carnival which leaves Blair's mother dead, her father in a hospital bed, and herself in charge of the three younger children who establish a certain normalcy to the proceedings: a basement nearby filled with guns; a savage attack by two killer dogs; and her father's jumbled last words about a bomb, all ticktocking away. . . . The story is sheer scarehead nonsense but the youngsters are likable -- think of it as a kind of suburban Dexedrine.

Pub Date: Jan. 3rd, 1971
Publisher: Random House