The Excalibur Murders
The Excalibur Murders: A Merlin Investigation
The Excalibur Murders
J.M.C. Blair
Merlin makes a great investigator—and it only looks like magic. Merlin is no magician, merely a scholar and advisor to King Arthur. But after the supposedly magical Stone of Bran is stolen—along with the legendary sword Excalibur—and one of ArthurÂ's squires is brutally murdered during the theft, Merlin must use the power of reason to conjure up a miracle and catch a murderer.

Book Details

Genre: 

  • Adventure
  • Fantasy
  • Fiction

Age Level: 

  • 12 and up
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J.M.C. Blair is actually just a pseudonym. John Curlovich is the author of "The Excalibur Murders." Taking place in King Arthur's days, the story resurrects classical characters that most well read readers are familiar with (e.g.- Merlin, Arthur, Sir Lancelot, Guenevere, etc.). The only unusual aspect is that some of the characters' traditional traits and characterizations are skewed. Here, Arthur is separated from Guenevere and hates her. Arthur also holds disdain against Lancelot since he is his wife's boyfriend. Also, Merlin claims to possess no real magic.

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