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The ninja's illusion

Author: Gigi Pandian
Publisher: [Frisco, Texas] : Henery Press, 2017. ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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A fabled illusion performed by a stage magician who claims to possess real supernatural powers. A treasure from the colonial era in India when international supremacies vied for power. A phantom trading ship lost over 200 years ago. And a ninja whose murderous intentions in present-day Japan connect the deeds of a long-dead trader who was much more than he seemed ... When Jaya travels from San Francisco to Japan  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery fiction
Fiction
Martial arts fiction
Action and adventure fiction
Mystery and detective fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gigi Pandian
ISBN: 9781635112542 1635112540 9781635112511 1635112516
OCLC Number: 1009076529
Description: 275 pages ; 22 cm.
Responsibility: Gigi Pandian.

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A fabled illusion performed by a stage magician who claims to possess real supernatural powers. A treasure from the colonial era in India when international supremacies vied for power. A phantom trading ship lost over 200 years ago. And a ninja whose murderous intentions in present-day Japan connect the deeds of a long-dead trader who was much more than he seemed ... When Jaya travels from San Francisco to Japan with her stage magician best friend Sanjay--a.k.a. The Hindi Houdini--for his Japanese debut, she jumps at the chance to pursue her own research that could solve a tantalizing centuries-old mystery. With the colorful autumn leaves of historic Kyoto falling around her, Jaya soon loses sight of what's real and what's a deception. A mysterious ninja attempts sabotage on Sanjay's trick, along with Japan's most controversial magician, Akira. Ancient folklore blurs the lines between illusion and reality when a magician's assistant appears to be a kitsune, a mythical fox spirit. As tricks escalate to murder, Jaya and her friends must unravel secrets hidden in the ancient capital of Japan, before one of their own becomes the next victim.

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