Houdini's Last Trick

      David Khalaf
Houdini's Last Trick

The world’s greatest magician has just one chance to pull off an illusion that will save the lives of everyone he loves.The world’s greatest magician has just one chance to pull off an illusion that will save the lives of everyone he loves.Harry Houdini has a talent unlike any other—and it isn't magic. The famous illusionist has escaped death countless times because of his supernatural ability to see potential outcomes. But when a mysterious man running from a deadly pursuer seeks out the magician for help, the only outcome Houdini sees is death. Now in possession of an ancient object that brings danger to its possessors, Houdini finds himself on a chase that extends from the speakeasies of Manhattan to the grand movie palaces of 1920’s Hollywood. But a final confrontation will force Houdini to decide who can live and who must die.Houdini’s Last Trick is the standalone prequel to The Sixteen Burdens historical fantasy series. If you like The Night Circus, Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children, or Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Slayer, then you’ll love Khalaf’s page-turning period-piece adventure with a fantastical twist. Named a finalist for the Black Hills Press Summer Writing Project (2015).Buy Houdini’s Last Trick today to read the story that started Khalaf’s award-winning series!
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