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A Deadly Game of Magic


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ISBN13: 9780152050306
ISBN10: 0152050302
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Seeking shelter from a fierce Texas storm, four teens are trapped inside a strange house as unwitting players in a magician's evil games. The phone goes dead. A plaster head suddenly appears. A disembodied hand taps the mantel. Then the magic turns even more sinister, leading inevitably toward murder.


Four teens find themselves in a cat-and-mouse game with a murderous magician whose identity and motivation baffle them.

About the Author

JOAN LOWERY NIXON (1927-2003) is the author of more than 130 books for young readers, and the only four-time winner of the Edgar Allan Poe Award for Best Young Adult Mystery. She lived in Texas, the setting for many of her mysteries.

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sweetz34, September 17, 2008 (view all comments by sweetz34)
this is such an amazing book! i could read it many times again and again! it has so much suspense..if u choose to read this book i will tell u now u wont be able to set it down! and yes it has all kinds of dark is just so thrilling to read! i would recomend this book to anyone who loves to read thrilling mystery's..
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Jazzarony, August 9, 2007 (view all comments by Jazzarony)
This is a great book! This is a very easy book to read because of its " page-turning suspense," I truly enjoyed this book. It consists of things lurking in the dark along hallways and of course...deadly magic. If you choose to read this freaky book I'm sure you will like it.
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Nixon, Joan Lowery
Harcourt Paperbacks
Orlando, Fla.
Science Fiction, Fantasy, & Magic
Mysteries, Espionage, & Detective Stories
Horror & Ghost Stories
Magic tricks
Detective and mystery stories
Children's 12-Up - Fiction - Science Fiction
General Juvenile Fiction
Children s All Ages - Fiction - Mystery
Mysteries & Detective Stories
Fantasy & Magic
Mystery and detective stories
Children s-Scary Stories
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from 7 to 12
7 x 4.5 in 0.41 lb
Age Level:
from 12

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