A doorway to the past reveals a warning for the future in this time-travel adventure by the author of Michaelas Wife Just released from prison after serving time for a false drug charge, Aletha Kingman decamps to Telluride, Colorado, for a fresh start. One day when sheas sketching an abandoned mineras shack, she encounters a young girl, Callie, whoas been transported from the turn of the century. Aletha follows Callie back in time to the rough-and-tumble mining town where the impoverished girl faces a future of disrepute and her brother Bram is caught in the bloody conflict between hard-working miners and their bosses. Together with her newfound friend, the enigmatic Cree, Aletha is determined to use her foresight from the future to make a difference in the past. Suffused with the social and political history of the American West, The Threshold crosscuts between the disparate worlds of glitzy modern-day Telluride and its past incarnation as a gritty, turbulent mining town, brilliantly posing the question of whether we canaor shouldaalter the course of history.Marlys Millhiser. When Callie knocked discreetly at the Senatea#39;s back door a sweating man in an apron ushered her ... Miss Heisinger took your book, a Callie said all in a rush before Aletha could pronounce some terrible warning Callie didna#39;tanbsp;...
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