Smoke and Mirrors by Casey Daniels
Mystery & Thrillers
Pub Date 01 Nov 2017
To some degree we are all fascinated by the rare, the unusual and the grotesque. PT Barnum made his name and fortune satisfying our craving for the bizarre. Casey Daniels has taken history and put her own stamp creating a heroine as unusual for her time as one of Barnum’s oddities. Evangeline acts as Phin’s assistant and aide de camp running the American Museum. Quick witted and willing to make her living in a man’s world, it is no wonder that she begins investigating when an old friend is murdered and one of her brother’s employees goes missing. But far more is involved than a simple case of murder. The victim’s sister is missing and Evangeline fears for the worst.
Besides being a bang up mystery, Smoke and Mirrors is a novel about judgement based on appearances, and the hypocrisy of social propriety. If Evangeline’s secrets were known, she would be judged and...