The Last Illusion (Molly Murphy Mysteries)

The Last Illusion (Molly Murphy Mysteries)

Rhys Bowen

Irish immigrant and personal detective Molly Murphy is delighted to have a price ticket to work out world-famous illusionist Harry Houdini. yet earlier than he can also take the degree, the outlet act is going horribly wrong--and the sensational Signor Scarpelli's attractive assistant is sawed in part. within the aftermath, Scarpelli accuses Houdini of tampering along with his gear. Who else however the so-called Handcuff King can have received a carry of his trunk of methods, which he retains below lock and key?

And it kind of feels the maestro Scarpelli's no longer the one one serious of Houdini. Now that he is raised the stakes to one of these perilous point, lesser acts are being placed into bankruptcy. With every body on aspect, Houdini's spouse hires Molly to monitor his again. yet how can she defend a guy who actually hazards his lifestyles each evening? Now it is as much as Molly to maintain an eye fixed on Houdini and discover even if those masters of phantasm are easily as much as their tricks--or if there really is anything even more treacherous going on....

With gleaming wit, fascinating characters, and ancient aspect, a number of award winner Rhys Bowen brings early-twentieth-century ny urban and the glorious performers of the time vividly to lifestyles in The final Illusion.

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