Who Will Escape Alive?
An Amateur Magician, an Unassuming Family . . . a Fatal Illusion
Haydon Owens wants to be the next Houdini. He has been practicing his craft and has already made four women disappear. All it took was a bit of rope and his two bare hands.
The Thayer family has come to the north woods of Newberry, Michigan, looking for refuge, a peaceful sanctuary from a shattered past. But they are not alone. Little do they know that they are about to become part of Haydon's next act.
Time is running out and already the killer has spotted his next victim. Who will escape alive?
What Others Are Saying
"Fatal Illusions is an engaging, fast-paced read with a captivating story line that grabs you from page one and doesn't let go. Highly recommended." —Mark Mynheir, homicide detective and author of The Night Watchman
"An awesome ride!" —Rosey Dow, Christy Award-winning author of Reaping the Whirlwind
"Adam Blumer tells a fast-paced story that weaves together a serial killer, a physically wounded pastor, and his spiritually wounded wife. The twists and turns will keep readers guessing." —Rick Acker, author of Dead Man's Rule and Blood Brothers
"Magic in the hands of a diabolical madman proves deadly as he terrorizes a pastor's family. Will their faith vanish when they need it most? Set against the backdrop of Lake Superior's magnificent shores, Fatal Illusions is chilling, action-packed suspense that will keep readers moored right up until the very last page!" —Andrea Boeshaar, author and speaker
"Adam Blumer's debut novel is compelling and riveting, with a cast of well-defined characters and a plot as tight and action-packed as any best-selling thriller on bookstore shelves today. Fatal Illusions contains enough twists to keep even Harry Houdini impossibly bound! I can't wait to see what else this author has up his sleeve!" —Thomas Phillips, author of Molech Prophecy
"Every now and then I find an author whose voice I immediately fall in love with. Adam Blumer is one of those authors. In Fatal Illusions he weaves a tale so spellbinding and gripping I couldn't wait to turn the next page. With characters I could identify with, a killer who had me looking over my shoulder, and an ending full of twists and surprises . . . just like that, I'm an Adam Blumer fan!" —Mike Dellosso, author of Scream and Midnight Is My Time
"Fatal Illusions is a heart-thumping novel that not only kept me flipping pages, but impressed me with the Christian values it portrayed. Mystery reading at its best!" —Bea Carlton, author of fifteen book
Note: This is a clean Christian thriller. It does not contain profanity, vulgarity, or sexual content. It does contain a suspense story with overt faith elements and mild violence.
Don't miss the sequel, The Tenth Plague, book 2 in the North Woods Chronicles, available from Kirkdale Press.