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Mysterium

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Mysterium

Twelve-year-old Danny Woo had an unusual childhood. His parents were the star performers in the Mysterium circus and they taught Danny plenty of tricks that he'll need to solve the mysteries behind his parents' death and more.

Mysterium

Books in this series

by Julian Sedgwick - Children's, Children's 9-13, Fantasy, Mystery, Science Fiction

Twelve-year-old Danny Woo had an unusual childhood. His parents were the star performers in the Mysterium circus --- and they taught Danny plenty of tricks. But his parents' skills couldn't save them from dying in a suspicious fire. Now Danny and his aunt Laura, a journalist, are heading to Hong Kong so Laura can research the dangerous gang called the Black Dragon. Almost immediately, she's kidnapped and Danny realizes that the gang may be connected to his family's past. With the help of an old friend, Danny tries to free his aunt, and he uses every trick he knows to face off against the international criminal network that might be responsible for his parents' deaths.

Written by Julian Sedgwick with illustrations by Patricia Moffett - Adventure, Children's 8-12, Fiction, Mystery
Danny Woo has just escaped from the jaws of death. But he's still haunted by the suspicious deaths of his parents, who were the star performers in a radical traveling circus, the Mysterium. When he discovers that the Mysterium is re-forming in Barcelona without him he's devastated. But after learning that the Mysterium's enemies may be active in Barcelona, he rushes to warn his friends. If Danny wants to live long enough to find the answers, he will need all the skills his parents taught him. He senses that everything is linked to his parents' deaths...and to the clues they left behind.