every little thing is in position: the packed theater, the superb Thummel, and, heart degree, the magician's mysterious assistant. a few have referred to as her the main appealing lady in Europe.
Then, in a swirl of sunshine, she vanishes!
An awesome phantasm, yet she by no means reappears. All that continues to be are a bloodstained white shawl and her daughter, Cisley, who lives in a tumbler fortress and walks her puppy lobster every one morning by way of the sea.
Enter Cole, a rambunctious boy from city and Cisley's first actual good friend. jointly they hunt for clues to her mother's disappearance. They puzzle over damaged mirrors, ever-shifting labyrinths, a closet packed with whispering ball robes, and a deadly quest for a natural black rose.
Roderic Townley spins a deliciously spooky story of 1 girl's trip to find what is genuine and what's easily an illusion.
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