Escapade by Walter Satterthwait

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The two great masterminds of deceit--Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and Harry Houdini--have trouble solving a baffling crime when they are weekend guests at a manor house where their host is found murdered in a locked room.

About Walter Satterthwait

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Walter Satterthwait resides in Los Angeles, loves to ride his motorcyle, and writes mysteries that have an international audience. In addition to the Joshua Croft series, he has written the historical mysteries"Wilde West" and "Masquerade".
Published August 1, 1995 by St Martins Pr. 355 pages
Genres: History, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction, Religion & Spirituality. Fiction

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Famed American escape artist Harry Houdini is also a guest, accompanied by Phil Beaumont, a Pinkerton detective guarding the Great Man (as Phil always refers to him) from the threats of rival magician Chin Soo.

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Satterthwait (The Hanged Man) offers up a delightful locked-room caper enlivened by Houdini's ego and Doyle's decency and narrated by Phil Beaumont, a Pinkerton agent hired as bodyguard after Houdini is threatened by a rival magician.

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