A Deadly Game of Magic (Paperback)

By Joan Lowery Nixon

HMH Books for Young Readers, 9780152050306, 240pp.

Publication Date: March 1, 2004

Other Editions of This Title:
Mass Market Paperback (11/1/1985)
Prebound (3/1/2004)

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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.

About the Author

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.

Praise For A Deadly Game of Magic

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