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Born of Illusion - Teri Brown
Born of Illusion
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Teri Brown’s YA novel Born of Illusion launches a thrilling new series laced with romance and magic. Each book is linked to a real-life secret society founded in 1862 by Charles Dickens, Arthur Conan Doyle, and others to study paranormal mysteries.The first book introduces Anna Van Housen, a... show more
Teri Brown’s YA novel Born of Illusion launches a thrilling new series laced with romance and magic. Each book is linked to a real-life secret society founded in 1862 by Charles Dickens, Arthur Conan Doyle, and others to study paranormal mysteries.The first book introduces Anna Van Housen, a young woman living in Jazz Age New York, who may be the illegitimate daughter of the greatest magician who ever lived—Harry Houdini. Anna certainly has his talent. She is an expert illusionist. What no one knows is Anna actually has supernatural gifts.Then a young man discovers Anna’s abilities and introduces her to members of a secret society, who are eager to study her powers and help her learn the truth about herself.
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780062187543 (0062187546)
Publisher: Balzer & Bray
Pages no: 373
Edition language: English
Series: Born of Illusion (#1)
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4.0 Born Of Illusion
3.5 star. Decent, probably won't read sequel though.
Bows & Bullets Book Blog
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5.0 Review for Born Of Illusion (Born Of Illusion #1) by Teri Brown
This review is also available on my blog, Bows & Bullets ReviewsAnna Van Housen is a very gifted magician. She is the opening act for her mother's mentalist show, but sometimes she wishes she owned the stage. There is something amazing about being up there and causing people to gasp in wonder. Anna ...
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dei reads rated it
3.0 Born of Illusion
3.5 stars
The In-Between Place
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4.0 Book Review: Born of Illusion by Teri Brown
I'm a huge fan of books set during the Roaring Twenties, and Born of Illusion is no exception. Between séances, spiritualism, magicians, and prohibition, I absolutely loved the historic New York City atmosphere.Anna Van Housen is such an easy character to love. Although she hasn't had the easiest or...
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4.0 Born of Illusion
I actually started out having no idea what the book was about. The beginning was so much of an introduction to Anna and her mom, both of whom are entertainers in the field of illusions, magic, communicating to spirits and the like. Only, Anna turned out to be the real deal - having visions which rea...
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