A Dangerous Magic
A Dangerous Magic
A Dangerous Magic
Donald Hounam
Fifteen-year-old Frank Sampson has a hard time following the rules. He's smart-mouthed and not so good with people. He also happens to be a highly gifted forensic sorcerer. So when the Bishop of Oxford is beheaded, Frank is called in to help solve the case. The mystery of the bishop's murder becomes even more complicated when Frank's magic shows him the missing head doesn't actually belong to the headless corpse. To crack the case, he'll need to use unorthodox methods, no matter the consequences.

Book Details


  • Adventure
  • Fantasy
  • Fiction
  • Humor
  • Science Fiction

Age Level: 

  • 12 and up
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A Dangerous Magic is a book about a fifteen-year-old sorcerer, Frank Sampson.  The story is set in old time England, and sorcerers are hated by just about everyone, which makes normal day-to-day things hard for Frank to do without getting singled out and beaten up.  Things are about to get much harder for Frank, though.  As the junior forensic sorcerer on the police force, he gets called in to examine some weird things, but what comes next is a first.  After being retrieved by a girl with certain abilities named Marvell, he walks in the door of where the victim was found

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