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By Shawn Thomas Odyssey

**A 2012 Edgar Award nominee** and **A 2011 Agatha Award Nominee**

Oona Crate was once born to be the Wizard's apprentice, yet she has one other future in mind.

Despite owning the infrequent reward of typical magic, Oona desires to be a detective. longing for a case to end up herself, she desires to exhibit her uncle--the Wizard of darkish Street--that good judgment is as strong as magic. but if a person assaults the Wizard, Oona needs to delve even deeper into the realm of magic to find who sought after her uncle dead.

Full of magic, extraordinary characters, evil henchmen, and a highway the place not anything is general, The Wizard of darkish road will have you ever guessing till the very end.

"Delightful disguise artwork will allure Lemony Snicket and Neil Gaiman readers, who will benefit from the quirky characters and offbeat humor. Upbeat in tone, this pride is a superb combination of fable and secret with numerous suspicious characters and adequate purple herrings to maintain the reader guessing the entire strategy to the end..."
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Hiya you! ” the motive force acknowledged, sincerely startled via her visual appeal. He stepped again, shaking the plank of wooden, and Oona learned that it was once an analogous cabdriver who had gotten caught within the pothole the day earlier than. the one distinction used to be that this day he was once at the different aspect of the road, heading within the other way. “You back? ” acknowledged the driving force. “Who are you, and why do I continue seeing you each time i am getting caught in those potholes? ” “Miss Crate! ” acknowledged a voice, startling either Oona and the driving force. Inspector White stepped from in the back of the enormous best hat at the sidewalk. For a few cause he was once wearing a ludicrous red-and-black-checkered searching jacket. He sauntered to the facet of the stalled carriage, the place he stopped and stared down at Oona with an expression on his face that mimicked his subsequent phrases: “I may have recognized. ” “Might have identified what? ” Oona requested. The inspector folded his lanky hands. “That the offender may go back to the scene of the crime. ” “I beg pardon? ” Oona stated. “Cobblestone theft,” acknowledged the inspector. Oona blinked at him in shock. “What on the earth are you speaking approximately? ” The inspector shook his head as though she have been very silly. “The Cobblestone Thief, my pricey. without doubt you didn’t imagine I wouldn’t locate you out. You’ve been stealing cobblestones from the road for weeks. i could no longer have any evidence but, yet i'm a really sufferer guy. this kind of days I’ll seize these evil little palms of yours at their evil little deeds. ” Oona’s jaw jutted out in frustration. “First of all, I don’t have evil little palms. i've got really nice arms. And secondly, I don’t comprehend why an individual would need to scouse borrow cobblestones, yet you'll want to most likely understand that my uncle used to be now not murdered. He has been become a toad. I rescued him from the Goblin Tower this morning. ” The inspector frowned. “That’s ridiculous. ” “What is ridiculous is that hideous jacket,” acknowledged a well-known voice. either Oona and the inspector appeared as much as observe Isadora Iree staring out the window of the stalled carriage. The inspector appeared without warning embarrassed, glancing down on the red-and-black checkerboard jacket. “I didn't have my very own jacket at the present time, so I borrowed this one from Constable Trout. On his off days, he loves to move looking on the earth of guy. ” Isadora rolled her lovely blue eyes the entire means as much as the whites. “Well, possibly for those who weren’t such an incompetent police inspector, then you definitely could keep in mind that you left your personal jacket at Pendulum residence final evening, on most sensible of my scarf! I needed to iron the wrinkles out whilst I obtained domestic. ” The inspector overrated his chest indignantly. “I’m relatively yes I did not anything of the type. I took my very own jacket to the tailor in basic terms the day prior to this, after tearing a gap within the sleeve. ” He became to Oona, jabbing a chalk-white finger in her course. “A gap that I acquired whilst I tripped as a result of lacking cobblestones that, doubtless, you stole. ” Oona shook her head at him. “And, without doubt, you want to have forgotten that you simply picked your jacket again up from the tailor and wore it to Pendulum condo final evening, simply because Isadora is true; all of us observed your jacket striking at the coatrack.

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