by: Kristy Cambron
Our story opens on New Year’s Eve 1926 with the event of the year, “Famed Medium Horace Stapleton to Defy Death in Public Ceremony”
Agent Elliot Matthews and his partner Connor Finnegan are tasked with discovering the truth hidden in the illusion. Along the way, more mysteries are uncovered that only weave the story tighter and truth further from grasp.
Wren Lockhart is one of the Vaude performers. She is fiercely independent, thwarting every offer of any kind of assistance with her signature answer, “I have no interest in any entanglements. And no matter how many smooth talkers come along, I won’t be convinced otherwise.” A deep well of hidden secret is the only thing that Wren holds close, that and a book of Welsh Fairy tales. Over time, brick by brick we begin to peel away the layers.
Kristy Cambron has crafted a story rich in detail and woven together an intricate tapestry of mystery. The characters are complex and well-developed. The history well researched. I would recommend this story to anyone looking for a Christian mystery.
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About The Author:
Kristy Cambron has a background in art and design, but she fancies life as a vintage-inspired storyteller. She is the bestselling author of THE RINGMASTER’S WIFE, named to Publishers Weekly Spring 2016 Religion & Spirituality TOP 10. Her novels have been named to Library Journal Reviews’ Best Books and RT Reviewers’ Choice Awards Best lists, and received a 2015 INSPY Awards nomination for best debut novel. THE ILLUSIONIST’S APPRENTICE (HarperCollins, 2017) is her fourth novel.
Kristy holds a degree in Art History from Indiana University, and has 15 years experience in education and leadership development for a Fortune-100 Corporation. Kristy lives in Indiana with her husband and three sons, where she can probably be bribed with a coconut mocha latte and a good read.
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