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**Winner of the 2014 Global Ebook Awards Silver Medal for Historical Literature Fiction (Modern)**

Murder, Magic, Music and Obsession:

Master of Illusion follows the lives of childhood comrades, Angel and Elise, as they run hand in hand from a history of treachery, heartache and crippling abuse. Under the mask of exceptional talent and in the name of justice, they each grapp
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Published April 5th 2013 by StoneHut Publishing (first published April 4th 2013)
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Kerry
As an avid reader of Historical Fiction (particularly Georgette Heyer and Philippa Gregory), I was pleasantly surprised by this work, by a new and unknown author, Anne Rouen.

I really enjoy this style of writing, and I felt the suspense was conveyed very well. The main characters, Angel and Elise, were introduced very thoroughly, and by following them from childhood, you really get to know them well. Angel idolised the Phantom of the Opera, and you do see how he builds those qualities into his li
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Apr 22, 2013 J rated it it was amazing
An historical fiction, set within the opera/ballet scenes of France; Master Of Illusion has a wide scope of believable and loveable characters. With a smattering of basic french phraseology throughout, attention to character development and a scene set for intrigue this novel is one that rises far above the calibre of those currently in the best seller lists. It is a clever, well planned piece of writing that has the ability to become a series of repute.
The author has set upon the literary scene
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Nov 12, 2016 Kme_17 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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I received this a good read. I truly liked this book. I enjoyed all the characters and found them a believable realistic group. It is very well written. I can not wait to read the others in the series.
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Really enjoyed the author's writing style. This book doesn't have a satisfactory ending. Leaves you needing to read book two in order to get answers.
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Anne Rouen is a Multi-Award Winning Author, having won the Global Ebook Awards' Silver Medal (2014) for Modern Historical Literature Fiction for Master of Illusion Book One and the Bronze Medal for Angel of Song in 2016 in the same awards program and category (click to buy books).

Anne Rouen is an Australian born historical fiction author whose writing is inspired by the opulent operatic era of 19t
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