Murder at Midnight by * AviMurder at Midnight by * Avi

Murder at Midnight

by* Avi

Paperback | December 1, 2011

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The tantalizing prequel to Avi's bestselling Midnight Magic is now in paperback!

A plot to overthrow King Claudio is brewing in the Kingdom of Pergamontio. Scholarly Mangus the magician - along with his street-smart and faithful new servant boy, Fabrizio - have been marked as easy scapegoats for the traitor lurking within the king's court. Together, these two unlikely partners must gather clues to solve the mystery and prove their innocence before the stroke of midnight... or face death!

Intricate plotting, surprise twists, and lively prose make for another suspenseful page-turner that stands alone or sets the stage for Midnight Magic!

Avi's work spans nearly every genre and has received nearly every major prize, including the Newbery Medal for Crispin: The Cross of Lead and Newbery Honors for Nothing But the Truth and The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle. Avi lives in Denver, Colorado.
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Title:Murder at MidnightFormat:PaperbackDimensions:256 pages, 7.59 × 5.27 × 0.57 inPublished:December 1, 2011Publisher:SCHOLASTIC INCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0545080916

ISBN - 13:9780545080910

Appropriate for ages: 8

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Editorial Reviews

Praise for Murder at Midnight"Readers will be glued to this suspenseful, headlong caper from first page to last." - Kirkus Reviews"The suspense simmer[s] right through to the end." - BooklistPraise for Midnight Magic"With snappy dialogue, nonstop action and lavishly embroidered period backdrops, this will please Avi's fans and may well win over some new ones." - Publishers Weekly, starred review"The pages fly with intrigue and action." - The Horn Book