Angel Killer: A Jessica Blackwood Novel
HarperCollins, 2014 (2014)
Softcover, CD, e-Book
Reviewed by Mary Ann Smyth
is written by Andrew Mayne, an illusionist, who is the star of A&E's magic reality show
Don't Trust Andrew Mayne
. He has worked with David Copperfield, Penn & Teller and David Blaine. Now he expands his talents in the world of mystery novels.
is the debut of what I expect will be a long and successful series.
hacker brings down the FBI's website while placing a code that leads the FBI to a Michigan cemetery where it appears a dead girl is scratching her way out of her grave! This hacker calls himself
and almost brings the fibbies to their knees.
essica Blackwood, the series lead, comes from a family of illusionists and has performed on stage more times than she can count. Wanting a different life, she became an FBI agent and is called in to help solve this mystery of a two year-old corpse crawling from her resting place. The agency turns to her to help explain this unbelievable occurrence.
arlock does not stop with his first
, but continues to baffle the FBI and a growing number of citizens who believe that Warlock is another savior. After all, look what he can do!
essica is in a new class of heroine. She has enough gumption to defy her family and leave the world of magic. She has to make it in a whole new world. Alone. She is honest, sometimes to her own detriment. But she is determined and will end up on the right side of justice, fighting with all she has to bring the baddies to task.
is the first of its kind that I have read and I have to admit I was intrigued by the
revealed. Try it. I'm sure you will like it as much as I did.
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