The Resource Magician's lie : a novel, Greer Macallister, (electronic resource)

Magician's lie : a novel, Greer Macallister, (electronic resource)

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Magician's lie : a novel
Title
Magician's lie
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Greer Macallister
Title variation
magicians lie
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Language
eng
Summary
The Magician's Lie, a debut novel in which the country's most notorious female illusionist stands accused of her husband's murder - and she has only one night to convince a small-town policeman of her innocence. The Amazing Arden is the most famous female illusionist of her day, renowned for her notorious trick of sawing a man in half on stage. One night in Waterloo, Iowa, with young policeman Virgil Holt watching from the audience, she swaps her trademark saw for a fire ax. Is it a new version of the illusion, or an all-too-real murder? When Arden's husband is found lifeless beneath the stage later that night, the answer seems clear. But when Virgil happens upon the fleeing magician and takes her into custody, she has a very different story to tell. Even handcuffed and alone, Arden is far from powerless-and what she reveals is as unbelievable as it is spellbinding. Over the course of one eerie night, Virgil must decide whether to turn Arden in or set her free... and it will take all he has to see through the smoke and mirrors
Summary
When a notorious female illusionist uses a fire ax to saw a man in half in front of policeman Virgil Holt, the subsequent discovery of a dead body leads to an interrogation and an unbelievable, spellbinding story
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10384974
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Macallister, Greer
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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True
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  • Magicians
  • Murder
  • Police
  • Small cities
Target audience
adult
Label
Magician's lie : a novel, Greer Macallister, (electronic resource)
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multicolored
Control code
MWT11433697
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unknown
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1 online resource
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online
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781402298691
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11433697
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remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Magician's lie : a novel, Greer Macallister, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11433697
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781402298691
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11433697
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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