The Magician's Lie

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Product Details

Price
$14.99  $13.79
Publisher
Sourcebooks Landmark
Publish Date
October 06, 2015
Pages
352
Dimensions
5.4 X 0.9 X 8.2 inches | 0.85 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781492628996

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About the Author

Raised in the Midwest, Greer Macallister is a novelist, poet, short story writer, and playwright who earned her MFA in Creative Writing from American University. Her debut novel The Magician's Lie was a USA Today bestseller, an Indie Next pick, and a Target Book Club selection. It has been optioned for film by Jessica Chastain's Freckle Films. Her novel Girl In Disguise, also an Indie Next pick, received a starred review from Publishers Weekly, which called it "a well-told, superb story." She lives with her family in Washington, DC.

Reviews

"In The "Magician's Lie", Greer Macallister has created a rich tapestry of mystery, magic, and lost love. The novel drew me in with its lush details and edge-of-your-seat plot. The tale of the tragic Amazing Arden, a female magician, will have you questioning how the truth of a tale can be different than the material facts, and how what you feel can be stronger than the soundest logic." - Margaret Dilloway, author of How to Be an American Housewife and The Care and Handling of Roses with Thorns
"Twisted together with magic, a drenching touch of evil, betrayal, love, and wonderful storytelling will make this a tale you won't soon forget. Is her story real, or a magician's lie?" - Becky Milner, Vintage Books (Vancouver WA)
"Greer Macallister handles the reader with the command and brilliance of a world class ringmaster. The "Magician's Lie" is a mesmerizing novel of illusion, secrets, and suspense. Bravo!" - Erika Robuck, author of Call Me Zelda and Fallen Beauty
"The Magician's Lie is riveting, compelling, beautiful, frightening, evocative and above all magical. Don't miss this immersive novel of suspense and wonder from an exciting new voice in historical fiction!" - International Bestseller M.J. Rose
"A suspenseful and well-researched tale of magic, secrets and betrayal that will keep you guessing until the end." - J. Courtney Sullivan, New York Times bestselling author of The Engagements and Maine
"Like her heroine the Amazing Arden, Greer Macallister has created a blend of magic that is sure to delight her audience. The "Magician's Lie" is a rich tale of heart-stopping plot turns, glittering prose, and a cast of complex, compelling characters. Reader beware: those who enter Macallister's delicious world of magic and mystery won't wish to leave!" - Allison Pataki, New York Times bestselling author of The Traitor's Wife
"In The "Magician's Lie," Greer Macallister has created a rich tapestry of mystery, magic, and lost love. The novel drew me in with its lush details and edge-of-your-seat plot. The tale of the tragic Amazing Arden, a female magician, will have you questioning how the truth of a tale can be different than the material facts, and how what you feel can be stronger than the soundest logic." - Margaret Dilloway, author of How to Be an American Housewife and The Care and Handling of Roses with Thorns
"[A] well-paced, evocative, and adventurous historical novel..." - Publishers Weekly
"A little taste of The Night Circus, and little salt of Water for Elephants, The "Magician's Lie" by Greer Macallister is a wonderful combination of magic, vaudeville and the drama of a secret life." - Annie Philbrick, Bank Square Books, Mystic CT
"In her historical fiction debut, Macallister... has created a captivating world of enchantment and mystery that readers will be loath to leave." - Library Journal
"Greer Macallister's novel will surely capture the imagination of all readers waiting impatiently for the next Water for Elephants... intense character development, spot-on historical references, and page-turning action." - Nancy Simpson-Brice, Book Vault (Oskaloosa, IA)
"Readers may well compare Greer's novel to The Night Circus, as it revolves around the mysterious world of magic and illusions... the story is spun like a bard's hypnotic tale. By the end, the reader is left wondering what is real and what is illusion." - RT Book Reviews