Floating Illusions Author:Yarbro, Chelsea Quinn When they forced the door to his cabin open, they found Geoffrey Wingham crumpled beside the unmade bed. The cord was fixed deeply around his neck; his face was swollen and the color of blue plums. A single bright spangle was caught in his fingers. — On board a turn-of-the-century ocean liner, an unseen, perhaps magical, murderer is at wor... more »k. Each time someone is killed, all the signs seem to point to Anton the magician, who entertains the passengers with his tricks and, some think, his supernatural powers. Anton is soon branded a criminal among the passengers of the ship. But Millicent, a shrewd fourteen-year-old, is positive that her magician friend is not the murderer, and she means to prove it. What she does not expect is that the murderer will soon try to work his wicked magic on her.
In this rich historical mystery, Chelsea Quinn Yarbro spins a gripping tale about a young girl who learns the importance of standing up for personal beliefs in the face of petty fears and discrimination.« less