Danger in the Dark

A Houdini & Nate Mystery
Product Number: EB00103750
Released: Oct 28, 2013
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781429930703
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Description

Harry Houdini - the world's greatest escape artist - is in need of a new hat. That is what brings him to Bennett & Son, Gentlemen's Hatters of Fifth Avenue, where young Nathaniel G. Makeworthy Fuller is working for the summer. A surprising friendship develops between the world-famous daredevil and the boy clerk, and it comes in the nick of time. A suspicious stranger has recently wheedled his way into the confidences of Nate's wealthy great-aunt, with whom the boy and his widowed mother live. Now their house is filled with spooky late-night gatherings, the purpose of which is kept secret from Nate. Houdini is just the man to tackle this tangled mystery - and help Nate and his family escape the grasp of an interloper more cunning and dangerous than Nate could have imagined. A truly captivating historical adventure, Danger in the Dark launches the Houdini & Nate Mystery series with fast-paced plotting and a colorful blend of fact and fiction. Danger in the Dark is a 2007 Bank Street - Best Children's Book of the Year.

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Author(s): Tom Lalicki
Series: Houdini and Nate Mysteries Series No: 1
Original Publish Date: Mar 30, 2010

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