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The Master of Mysteries
Gelett Burgess

Library of Congress Crime Classics
Poisoned Pen Press
January 2023
On Sale: January 3, 2023
Featuring: Valeska; Astro
496 pages
ISBN: 1728264014
EAN: 9781728264011
Kindle: B09VYKT2JS
Trade Paperback / e-Book
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Mystery Historical | Mystery Anthology

Astro, the Seer of Secrets, and his lovely assistant, Valeska, sound more like a magic act than a private detection team. Astro, in fact, hides his powers of observation and reasoning beneath a turban and a cape, pretending to read palms and consult crystals while in fact keenly observing details that most people—police included—miss. Valeska, his beautiful blond protege, assists Astro with his investigations, all the while honing her own skills. Called upon by believers and skeptics both, they adeptly recover what is missing—a rare Shakespeare folio, a missing husband, a kidnapped child—while also solving actual murders. But it is their burgeoning romance, and their mutual zeal to work pro bono where matters of the heart are at stake, that set this crime-solving duo apart.

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