The Illusionist's Apprentice

The Illusionist's Apprentice

Harry Houdini’s one-time apprentice holds fantastic secrets about the greatest illusionist in the world. But someone wants to claim them . . . or silence her before she can reveal them on her own.Boston, 1926. Jenny “Wren” Lockhart is a bold eccentric—even for a female vaudevillian. As notorious for her inherited wealth and gentleman’s dress as she is for her unsavory upbr...

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Title:The Illusionist's Apprentice
Author:Kristy Cambron
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ISBN:071804150X
Edition Language:English
Format Type:Paperback
Number of Pages:356 pages

The Illusionist's Apprentice Reviews

  • Alyssa
    Mar 30, 2016
    That was satisfying....
  • Olivia
    Nov 29, 2016
    Second reading: This book <3 It's going to stay with me for a very, very, very long time! So many wonderful emotions and glorious moments. And the writing inspires me so much!***First reading:I need to take a deep breath. A really deep breath. Okay, sorry for the drama. This book was astounding and ...
  • Rachael
    Apr 17, 2017
    I have enjoyed every read by this author. This book was no exception. I love a mystery, and this book has several mystery lines. I wasn't sure I would enjoy it as this isn't an era I find enjoyable in reading, but how the illusionists presented themselves and entertained was fascinating. The plot an...
  • Cindy Burnett
    Feb 19, 2017
    Kristy Cambron has written an entertaining novel about an imagined apprentice of Harry Houdini, named Wren Lockhart. Houdini spent the later years of his life debunking mystics and others who alleged the ability to communicate with the dead. As the story opens, Houdini has died and one of the indivi...
  • Deanne Patterson
    Mar 01, 2017
    This book was intense and I do mean intense! Full of rich historical detail , this Kristy Cambron novel had me on the edge of my seat in suspense, anticipating each new chapter. Her best work yet this is her most developed work to date and not to be missed!...
  • Dannii Elle
    Apr 25, 2017
    I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. Thank you to the author, Kristy Cambron, and the publisher, Thomas Nelson, for this opportunity.Harry Houdini's apprentice, Wren Lockhart, has grown up and become an illusionist in her own right. Now, garbed in men's clothing and beari...
  • Jill
    Mar 16, 2017
    I have enjoyed all of Kristy Cambron's previous books, but this one is by far my favorite. If you are a lover of historical fiction, I can't recommend this book highly enough. It was a great story with unforgettable characters. The chemistry between FBI agent Elliot and magician Wren was very well w...
  • Jennifer
    Apr 03, 2017
    3.5 starsI received this book from NetGalley in exchange for an honest reviewAt first, I had a very hard time getting into this book. I must have picked it up 2 or 3 times before it actually “stuck”, but I am glad it did because it turned out to be a really good historical fiction read. I ...
  • Lindsey (Books for Christian Girls)
    Apr 15, 2017
    About this book:“Not all illusions happen on the stage. Wren Lockhart, apprentice to master illusionist Harry Houdini, uses life on a vaudeville stage to escape the pain of her past. She continues her career of illusion after her mentor’s death, intent on burying her true identity. But whe...
  • Suzanne Leopold
    Apr 12, 2017
    Following Houdini’s death in 1926, one of his contemporaries, Horace Stapleton, announces that he will bring a dead person back to life. Horace has been overshadowed by Houdini for his entire career and hopes his public showing on New Year's Eve will make him famous. The event becomes a tragedy...