A magician hurries through the streets with a box that contains a mirror safeguarding a portion of his soul and a small ring containing all the magic in the world. London, present day: 15-year-old Gavin hears a strange claim: magic
Every night, magician Peter Warlock amazes audiences at his private theater in New York, where he performs feats that boggle the imagination. But his day job is just a cover for a dark secret: Peter belongs to an underground group
In this collection of stories set at the poker table and beyond, aces of the mystery writing world, including Joyce Carol Oates, Alexander McCall Smith, Jeffery Deaver, John Lescroart, and many others combine to form a winning
Meet Tony Valentine--ex-cop, lifelong misanthrope, sixty something freelance grifter-hunter. There isn't a casino pit boss alive in the U.S.A. who hasn't employed his special skills of flushing out greedy hustlers one time or another. Only this time, th
In 19th century New York City, young escapologist Harry Houdini is summoned to help solve the mysterious murder of toy tycoon Branford Wintour. When Houdini arrives on the scene, he discovers that the victim was killed seemingly
Now You See Her...Now You Don't--It's difficult to gain the public's attention in turn-of-the-century New York--even if you are the greatest escape artist the world has ever seen. So the young performer who calls himself Harry Houdini
This is essentially a fictionalized account of Robert Houdin’s attempt to quell the Marabout uprising using his magic skills.
Before Harry Houdini died, he vowed he would find a way to speak to his beloved wife, Bess, from beyond the grave. When Bess starts seeing that code in seemingly impossible places, it becomes clear that Harry has an urgent message to
He has dazzled millions with his sleight of hand, but that talent conceals Peter's abilities as a true psychic who uses his gift to alert the authorities to crimes of epic proportions. During a seance, Peter is confronted by a group of evil
History comes alive in this textured account of the rivalry between Harry Houdini and the so-called witch of Lime Street, whose iconic lives intersected at a time when science was on the verge of embracing the paranormal.