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Shots at Sea: A Houdini & Nate Mystery (Houdini and Nate Mysteries #2)
by Tom Lalicki
Young Nate Fuller is ready for adventure as he boards the Lusitania, the biggest, grandest ocean liner ever to sail the seas. Nate is hoping to sharpen his detective skills with some help from his mentor, Harry Houdini, and to rub elbows with Teddy Roosevelt, as both legendary men are also making the voyage. Everything seems set for a smooth journey to England. Then shots ...more
Hardcover, 208 pages
Published August 21st 2007 by Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
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Soon after arriving on board, Nate discovers - to his delight - that his friends, the Houdini's, are also traveling to Europe on the Lusitania. Harry Houdini tells Nate that there is someone on the ship who is even more famous than the great Harry Houdini, and Nate soon gets to meet this person. Thanks to Nate's warning, Roosevelt is not harmed, though Houdini is slightly injured. Someone clearly wants Roosevelt dead, and Nate and Houdini are determined to do what they can to prevent such a terr ...more
These little books are like candy for me. I really like the historical aspects, and it's plain that the author did a certain amount of research for them. His characters are fun and realistic, and the mysterious are pretty interesting too. I really do have to smuggle these to my nephews somehow...