The day Sacha found out he could see witches was the worst day of his life . . .
Being an Inquisitor is no job for a nice Jewish boy. But when the police learn that Sacha Kessler can see witches, he’s apprenticed to the department’s star Inquisitor, Maximillian Wolf. Their mission is to stop magical crime. And New York at the beginning of the twentieth century is a magical melting pot where each ethnic group has its own brand of homegrown witchcraft, and magical gangs rule the streets from Hell’s Kitchen to Chinatown.
Soon Sacha has teamed up with fellow apprentice Lily Astral, daughter of one of the city’s richest Wall Street Wizards—and a spoiled snob, if you ask Sacha. Their first case is to find out who’s trying to kill Thomas Edison.
Edison has invented a mechanical witch detector that could unleash the worst witch-hunt in American history. Every magician in town has a motive to kill him. But as the investigation unfolds, all the clues lead back to the Lower East Side. And Sacha soon realizes that his own family could be accused of murder!
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Set in an early 20th-century New York City where every ethnic group has its own magicâJewish bakers sell âmother-in-latkes,â guaranteed to provide the perfect son-in-lawâthe story concerns 13-year-old Sacha Kessler, who discovers an ability to see magic and gets apprenticed to Maximillian...Sep 12 2011 | Read Full Review of The Inquisitor's Apprentice
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Set in an alternate America, one in which magic is rife and closely policed, tests reveal a thirteen-year-old Jewish boy who “sees” magic as it’s happening.Feb 23 2012 | Read Full Review of The Inquisitor's Apprentice
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