Tracking Magic

Rated 4.67/5 based on 3 reviews
"Get Smart" meets "Ghost Busters!"-- A humorous urban fantasy. Five case files from Max Killian Investigations:

Max is hired to expel a ghost from a mansion, counteract an ancient curse, investigate a graveyard mystery and figure out which secrets are worth dying for.

All in a day's work--assuming he survives! More

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Kevin A. Lyons reviewed on March 26, 2016

I had Tracking Magic with me in my ereader on what turned out to be a busy day that consisted mostly of "hurry up and wait" chores. It turned out to be a good choice!

It's a short collection of stories about a (human) PI who operates in a world of magic and supernatural beings. Apparently, after the world returned to the gold standard for monetary systems magic was able to return.

The stories are well-written and while magic figures into the mysteries, the solutions rely on real-world logic and insight. There was some humor, but also poignancy and loss -- not unexpected in stories about mysteries and ghosts. By now it has been a long while, but I really wouldn't mind reading another Max Killian story.

I really liked these stories and would recommend them without hesitation to anyone!
(reviewed 15 days after purchase)
Stacy Daniels reviewed on July 18, 2010

Tracking Magic contains five easy to read short stories featuring detective Max Killian. Each case is separate and distinct, told from Max’s perspective. What I really liked about these stories was that while they all had paranormal elements (curses, ghosts, fairies), each case was actually solved by good old-fashioned detective work.

This charming little series is great for when you are short on time but still want something light and entertaining to read.
(reviewed 2 days after purchase)
dreams reviewed on April 30, 2010

Just finished Tracking Magic by Maria E. Schneider and loved all the short "case files" by Max Killian Investigations. I think I first read a story with Max Killian in The Town Drunk magazine and couldn't wait to read more about his "cases".

I was pretty well hooked with the interesting first paragraph:" When he walked into my detective agency, I was suspicious. No one hired me these days, not since the elves moved into the building across the street with their big sign, “We Can Find... Anything!” Semi-nude fairies peered out between the letters."

The stories were fun to read and perfect for lunchtime breaks.
(reviewed 15 days after purchase)
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