The Mislaid Magician: or Ten Years After
Ten years have passed since Kate and Cecy married Thomas and James, and England is now being transformed by the first railways. When the Duke of Wellington asks James to look into the sudden disappearance of a German railway engineer, James and Cecy's search reveals a shocking truth: The railway... show more
Ten years have passed since Kate and Cecy married Thomas and James, and England is now being transformed by the first railways. When the Duke of Wellington asks James to look into the sudden disappearance of a German railway engineer, James and Cecy's search reveals a shocking truth: The railway lines are wreaking havoc with ancient underground magic, which could endanger the very unity of England. Meanwhile, Kate has her hands full taking care of all their children, not to mention the mysterious mute girl they rescued from a kidnapper! Written in letters between Kate and Cecy--and between their husbands--this installment of the cousins' adventures is another satisfying blend of magic, mystery, adventure, humor, and romance.
Publish date: November 1st 2006
Pages no: 328
Edition language: English
, Young Adult
, Science Fiction
, Historical Fiction
, Alternate History
Series: Cecelia and Kate (#3)
3.5 stars[b:The Mislaid Magician: or Ten Years After|1907650|The Mislaid Magician or Ten Years After (Cecelia and Kate, #3)|Patricia C. Wrede|http://d.gr-assets.com/books/1347671452s/1907650.jpg|164037] is the third book in a young adult series about cousins Cecilia and Kate, who live in an alterna...
I still say the first one is the best - perhaps because it has the love stories, while the others only have the action. This book has a rather complicated plot line with a lot of different characters that were hard for me to keep straight. So many of the names were similar, and because they all talk...
Not the best in the Kate and Cecelia series. You get to see their children! What a handful they would be. Magical toddlers!
It was so interesting to read about the characters of this series 10 years after the fact especially when you add in their children. I found this book to be delightful but not my favorite of the series. It was back to the letters format and it included letters between James and Thomas, but it wasn't...
Pleasant and light. I think I liked it better than the last one in the series.