The Vanishing Box

The Vanishing Box

Book - 2018 | First U.S. edition
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"In a nail-biting hunt for a missing loved one, DI Edgar Stephens and the magician Max Mephisto discover once again that the line between art, life, and death is all too easily blurred"--
Publisher: Boston :, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt,, 2018
Edition: First U.S. edition
Copyright Date: ©2017
ISBN: 9780544750296
Branch Call Number: MYS GRI
Characteristics: 358 pages ; 22 cm


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Jan 28, 2019

I love this Magic Men series even better than the author's other series about the archeologist (which has become too much of a soap opera). Can't you just see in the part of Max, the magician in a movie played by the actor Ian MacShane from Love Joy? Well, a young MacShane. I think I have his name right. Devilishly handsome.

Oct 04, 2018

This is my favorite Magic Men Mystery yet. Edgar and Max are both in Brighton and baffled by a string of murders which include eerily staged bodies and to which Max has a very personal connection. There are so many possible suspects and I was truly in the dark until the very end. It is a fascinating plot tool to include the backstage goings on of a variety show with a police procedural. There is continued growth in our main characters, especially Max,Edgar, Emma and Ruby. This installment has truly elevated the series for me.

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