A Deadly Game of Magic

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Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 2004 - Juvenile Fiction - 228 pages
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Seeking shelter from a fierce Texas storm, four teens are trapped inside a strange house as unwitting players in a magician's evil games. The phone goes dead. A plaster head suddenly appears. A disembodied hand taps the mantel. Then the magic turns even more sinister, leading inevitably toward murder.

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User Review  - simply00complex - LibraryThing

This is my favorite book from the author. It was so suspenseful. I literally could not put it down. I started reading in the afternoon and kept on reading until after the came up and I forced myself ... Read full review

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User Review  - skstiles612 - LibraryThing

On their way back from a competition four teens find themselves stranded at a stranger's house due to car trouble. The man who let them in to call a mechanic tells them to lock up when they leave as ... Read full review

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About the author (2004)

JOAN LOWERY NIXON (1927-2003) is the author of more than 130 books for young readers, and the only four-time winner of the Edgar Allan Poe Award for Best Young Adult Mystery. She lived in Texas, the setting for many of her mysteries.