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The Watcher in the Shadows: Book summary and reviews of The Watcher in the Shadows by Ms. Chris Moriarty
The Watcher in the Shadows Summary
At the turn of the twentieth century, New York's Bowery District becomes the scene of a terrible murder when the Klezmer King gets fried to a crisp by his Electric Tuxedo - on stage! The Inquisitor's apprentice, thirteen-year-old Sacha Kessler, tries to help find the killer, but the closer he gets to solving the crime, the more it sounds as if the creature that haunted him in his first adventure is back. Worse still, his own Jewish family is in danger. Sacha has avoided learning magic until now, but as his world falls apart around him, he changes his mind.
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"Starred Review. Exciting, action-packed and absolutely marvelous." - Kirkus
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Chris Moriarty grew up in New York surrounded by a loud and zany family much like Sacha Kessler's. Chris has published several science fiction novels, including Spin Control, which won the Philip K. Dick Award. She wrote The Inquisitor's Apprentice for her children so that they would be able to read a fantasy that celebrates their New York Jewish heritage. Chris lives in upstate New York.
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