Sleuthing stage magician Joseph Spector (Death and the Conjuror) returns to investigate a baffling series of impossible crimes.
"Even readers who live to match wits with canny authors and detectives are likely to be outwitted by this one."—Kirkus
"Can you solve the Ferris wheel murder case?"
When a sensational killing rocks 1938 London, local newspaper ads offer a hefty sum to the person...
A Publishers Weekly Top 10 Best Mysteries of 2022 Selection
In this "sharply-drawn period piece" (New York Times), a magician-turned-sleuth in pre-war London solves three impossible crimes
In 1930s London, celebrity psychiatrist Anselm Rees is discovered dead in his locked study, and there seems to be no way that a killer could have escaped unseen. There are no clues, no witnesses, and no evidence...