Throughout her studies, Ceony Twill has harbored a secret, one she's kept from even her mentor, Emery Thane. She's discovered how to practice forms of magic other than her own--an ability long thought impossible. While all seems set for Ceony to complete her apprenticeship and pass her upcoming final magician's exam, life quickly becomes complicated. To avoid favoritism, Emery sends her to another paper magician for testing, a Folder who despises Emery and cares even less for his apprentice. To make matters worse, a murderous criminal from Ceony's past escapes imprisonment. Now she must track the power-hungry convict across England before he can take his revenge. With her life and loved ones hanging in the balance, Ceony must face a criminal who wields the one magic that she does not, and it may prove more powerful than all her skills combined. The whimsical and captivating follow-up to The Paper Magician and The Glass Magician, The Master Magician will enchant readers of all ages.
Lives and methods of eight magicians including Robert Houdin, Herrmann the Great, Chung Ling Soo, and the Great Raymond
Enter a magical world and become the apprentice of a master! Follow the book of lessons to learn impressive illusions to amaze your friends. Each pack has a set of magical tools to help you develop your skills as a magician. The book is packed with hints, tips and clear instructions for over 30 fantastic tricks.
This book is a collection of seven tricks to entertain your audience with mind-reading, foretelling the future, and handwriting analysis.
Three months after returning Magician Emery Thane's heart to his body, Ceony Twill is well on her way to becoming a Folder. Unfortunately, not all of Ceony's thoughts have been focused on paper magic. Though she was promised romance by a fortuity box, Ceony still hasn't broken the teacher-student barrier with Emery, despite their growing closeness. When a magician with a penchant for revenge believes that Ceony possesses a secret, he vows to discover it ...even if it tears apart the very fabric of their magical world. After a series of attacks target Ceony and catch those she holds most dear in the crossfire, Ceony knows she must find the true limits of her powers ...and keep her knowledge from falling into wayward hands.
"Jim Steinmeyer highlights some of the groundbreaking professional material developed by Alan Wakeling, including mind-reading, billiard ball tricks, and many large-scale illusions that the magicians, designers, and producers of today continue to integrate into their acts"-- Back cover.
Congratulations on owning a bit of history - a book of gems! The card magician's precious effects! Magic so exciting and incredible, the famous Jean Hugard and Frederick Braue labeled them SHOW STOPPERS! Jean Hugard and Frederick Braue sifted through piles of material for their famous book, "Expert Card Technique." They rejected most of it and kept only the best work for the book. However, to ensure "Expert Card Technique" was a manageable length, they took many of their favorite tricks and compiled SHOW STOPPERS! SHOW STOPPERS, a fun little 33-page booklet by two legendary magic writers, contains some of the coolest card tricks every published. Inside, you will learn: The Braue Double Lift! Allerton's Amazing Aces! Pockethereal by Stewart James! 10-6-9-4 by Bert Fenn & Neal Elias! Nailcutting & Nailcutting the Aces by Braue! Dunbury Delusion by Charle Miller, the Braue Handling! Fan False Count by Braue! Triple Do by Braue! The Homing Card by Braue! The Great Trunk Trick by Bob Madison! You will find SHOW STOPPERS in the library of many great magicians, including the famous Fred Kaps. This incredible booklet contains "The Homing Card," which incorporates Braue's Fan False Count with a baffling plot. Homing Card has been performed on TV from the days of black & white, to color, and now HD! There are card tricks, and then there are SHOW STOPPERS! Enjoy!
Wall Street Journal bestselling author Charlie N. Holmberg returns to the enchanting world of The Paper Magician. Alvie Brechenmacher has arrived in London to begin her training in Polymaking--the magical discipline of bespelling plastic. Polymaking is the newest form of magic, and in a field where there is so much left to learn, every Polymaker dreams of making the next big discovery. Even though she is only an apprentice, Alvie is an inventor at heart, and she is determined to make as many discoveries--in as short a time frame--as she can. Luckily for her, she's studying under the world-renowned magician Marion Praff, who is just as dedicated as Alvie is. Alvie's enthusiasm reinvigorates her mentor's work, and together they create a device that could forever change Polymaking--and the world. But when a rival learns of their plans, he conspires to steal their invention and take the credit for it himself. To thwart him, Alvie will need to think one step ahead. For in the high-stakes world of magical discovery, not everyone plays fair...