"Romantic horror-a great combo"
Ten months ago, six-year-old Gina Marlowe's father died so
when the little girl had trouble sleeping her mother
Katherine is not surprised. However, Gina fears that in
her sleep she will enter the dark tunnel and never return.
Katherine panics when she enters Gina's room to find her
daughter not breathing. Not willing to wait for 911,
Katherine rushes Gina to the nearby hospital where
miraculously the youngster awakens with no apparent
Magician Lucas Connelly senses an evil that he knows he
must fight though he does not comprehend why him or the
identity of his foe. Lucas realizes that he must protect
Gina, but when he approaches Katherine, she rejects his
premise that her daughter is in grave danger from a
malevolent force. Still Katherine finds herself falling in
love with Lucas, which reinforces her doubts that this man
might be the evil out to destroy her beloved child.
THE MAGICIAN is a spellbinding horror tale that contains a
secondary romantic subplot. The story line is filled with
action from the moment the beleaguered mom realizes that
her child is near death till the finish as Lucas struggles
with rage and his past lives relationships with Katherine.
The characters make the tale as the audience will believe
in the wicked villain and the reincarnation of the lead
couple as well as the metaphysical attack on Gina. Carla
Cook conjures up a strong thriller that will charm the
Reviewed by PNR Group Member
Posted June 5, 2002