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The Illusion of Murder

UK First Edition, Signed, Lined & Dated by the author

£24.99

The Illusion of Murder

Author: Carol McCleary

Price: £24.99

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Published by: Hodder & Stoughton

Date Available: 24 June 2010

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In the bustling harbour city of Port Said, Nellie witnesses a mysterious death and this makes her a target for a killer and involves her in international intrigue with the fate of nations at stake. On her journey from the Land of the Pharaohs to the exotic Orient, Nellie meets the most famous magicians in the world, legendary actress Sarah Bernhardt and Frederick Selous, the real life inspiration for Rider Haggard's hero in King Solomon's Mines and for Indiana Jones. As magicians conjure the fantasy and a spiritualist raises the dead, Nellie discovers that the deadly plot begun in Egypt has tentacles around the world.
 

Author Biography: Carol McCleary was born in Seoul, Korea and lived in Hong Kong, Japan and the Philippines before settling in the USA. She now lives on Cape Cod in an antique house. Visit Carol's website at www.carolmccleary.com.

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Cover Type: Hardback

ISBN: 9780340978429

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