Master Conjuror Cornelius Quaint returns in a thrilling and irresistible new adventure. Directly on the heels of his Egyptian adventures in The Eleventh Plague, Cornelius Quaint finds himself drawn into another gripping and treacherous plot. This time, Quaint must intercept Cho-Zen Li’s scheme to assassinate the Queen and unleash a devastating plague on Victorian England. Before long he is enlisted by the Queen herself to hunt Li down and put an end to his cruel reign over the Yahn Province of China. But even the brilliant conjuror does not realise the extent of the danger in his path. A storm is heading in Quaint’s direction, and neither he nor his companions from the travelling circus can do to anything to prevent it In The Lazarus Curse, Quaint sets his sights on Q’in Mountain and his most perilous adventure yet.