Frame-up on the Bowery
A Houdini & Nate Mystery
Author: Tom Lalicki
During Yuletide 1911, a brutal Midtown murder shocks the denizens of New York City. After a mutual friend is wrongly accused of being the killer, young sleuth Nate Fuller, along with his famous mentor Harry Houdini, is determined to solve the case. For starters, Houdini and Nate are certain their friend has been framed. But why? By whom? And how can they save him?
In their new adventure, old New York's acclaimed detecting duo brave the rough-and-tumble streets of the Lower East Side, where colorful, conniving characters abound, and the only thing certain is danger every step of the way.
Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
In The News
“This third book in Lalicki's acclaimed Houdini and Nate Mystery series delivers action, appealing characters, and contemporary issues within an engaging historical context.” —VOYA
“Lalicki's storytelling continues to make good use of historically accurate details while leaving the plot and character development unburdened by explanations that could distance readers from the excitement.” —Booklist Online