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The Harry Houdini Mysteries: The Dime Museum Murders

The Harry Houdini Mysteries: The Dime Museum Murders

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by Daniel Stashower
     
 

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New York City in 1897 and young escapologist Harry Houdini is struggling to get the recognition he craves from the ruthless entertainment industry. When toy tycoon Branford Wintour is found murdered in his Fifth Avenue mansion, detectives call upon Houdini to help solve this mysterious crime. When Harry and his brother Dash reach the scene of the murder, they discover

Overview

New York City in 1897 and young escapologist Harry Houdini is struggling to get the recognition he craves from the ruthless entertainment industry. When toy tycoon Branford Wintour is found murdered in his Fifth Avenue mansion, detectives call upon Houdini to help solve this mysterious crime. When Harry and his brother Dash reach the scene of the murder, they discover that Wintour was killed seemingly by a magic trick...

The first in a series of Harry Houdini Mysteries.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"A well plotted and intelligent yarn, structured like an old fashioned serial with its myriad cliffhangers and revelations." - Shadowlocked

"Enough intrigue, banter and action to keep you reading and due to some very thorough research, give you a realistic look at New York in this time period, an insight into Houdini’s home-life and early career." - Bad Haven

"Great mysteries." - 8 Days A Geek

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780857682840
Publisher:
Titan
Publication date:
02/07/2012
Series:
Harry Houdini Mystery Series, #1
Pages:
256
Sales rank:
1,261,879
Product dimensions:
5.10(w) x 8.02(h) x 0.65(d)

Meet the Author

Daniel Stashower is a novelist and magician. His works include: the Edgar Award-winning Teller of Tales: The Life of Arthur Conan DoyleElephants in the DistanceThe Beautiful Cigar GirlThe Ghosts of Baker Street, and the Sherlock Holmes novel, The Seventh Bullet

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