A Deadly Game Of Magic

Paperback | March 1, 2004

byJoan Lowery Nixon

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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.

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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.

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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Format:PaperbackDimensions:240 pages, 7 × 4.5 × 0.43 inPublished:March 1, 2004Publisher:Houghton Mifflin HarcourtLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0152050302

ISBN - 13:9780152050306

Appropriate for ages: 12

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Rated 2 out of 5 by from not bad If your looking for a good ADVENTURE book , this isn't it. The author focused more on the characters and their feelings towards each other and the events that are happening around them than in the plot and story. You keep waiting for something amazing to happen, like a big BANG but it never does. I guess it depends on what kind of books you like, adventure or a detailed description of your characters.Overall it wasn't bad.
Date published: 2009-10-14

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Nixon keeps the suspense cooking on all burners . . . an original, heart-pounding thriller." - School Library Journal"