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Houdini's Tour of Australia
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,120. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World
When escapologist, Harry Houdini toured Australia in 1910, he brought magic, mystique, his wife and an aeroplane. Houdini conquered crowds and nearly caused riots, he escaped straitjackets and shackles and flew through the air. Some said he was supernatural, to others he was a fraud, but Houdini confounded them all.
Houdini's Last Illusion
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,450. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2011 by Steven Savile. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Harry Houdini is a haunted man. Haunted by success; his emotions; and now by some of his compatriots: famed and feted illusionists like himself. The only problem is that they are dead. Houdini knows that time is running out, and before he is ready to die he must perform one final trick, the greatest illusion of his life...
Coffeyville
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,440. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
A Harry Houdini Short Novel Coffeyville, Kansas, is known as the “Town that stopped the Dalton Gang.” Many shots were fired in the early days of Coffeyville…but there was one lone bullet, fired some years after the Daltons were laid low, that passed unnoticed by most. One man, however, would never forget; a young Harry Houdini, still some years before fame would find him.
Water Baby; Five Novellas
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,420. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Each story evokes a historical period beginning with the Mayflower's landing in Plymouth to the Second World War. Bergman explores the imagined lives of a Puritan orphan girl, Houdini and Freud, Upstate New York during the building of the Ashokan Reservoir, a young Jewish girl sold into slavery in 19th century Seattle and the lives of Holocaust refugees soon after they arrive in America.
EINSTEIN, HOUDINI, JEHOVAH & other disturbed souls
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,880. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography, Nonfiction » History » Biography
Einstein, Houdini, Jehovah (the dark side of God), Charlie Sheen & 12 others are discussed.
The Houdini Files
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,490. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Skye wants to disappear, just the way Houdini did. But when she meets the station's handsome Waste Technician, she begins to change her mind.
Mason Queensbury in the Parlour of the Occult
Price: Free! Words: 13,060. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Adventure » General
When England's greatest hero is summoned to the estate of Aleister Crowley, he is expecting a leisurely evening of tale-telling with the assembled guests, among whom number Rudyard Kipling and Harry Houdini. But the evening will turn out to include kidnapping, murder, and blood sacrifice! Based on a true story.
Spirit Casing
Price: Free! Words: 2,820. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Religious
An ex-convict uses running and spirituality to remain on the "straight and narrow."
Baker Street Adventures, Episode Four -- The Jungle Lord
Series: The Baker Street Adventures, Book 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,200. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
The Jungle Lord seeks to explore his new domain in the Land of Fairie and becomes entangled in the charms of a lovely English lady explorer, as well as the wrath of a dragon the size of a small mountain, who fancies the English noblewoman for his own tastes.
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle & Harry Houdini in The Adventure of The Spook House
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 60,480. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mashups
The year is 1922. A respected judge inexplicably vanishes in a decrepit mansion and two of the world’s most remarkable men are summoned to investigate: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, creator of Sherlock Holmes, and Harry Houdini, the world’s greatest escape artist. Aided by a beautiful young psychic, the unlikely partners probe a mystery that becomes murkier and more perilous at every turn.