Tuesday, February 2, 2016

The Magnificent Lizzie Brown and the Mysterious Phantom



The Magnificent Lizzie Brown and the Mysterious Phantom
By Vicki Lockwood
Capstone Young Readers, 2015. Fiction. 197 pgs

After finally managing to escape the clutches of her abusive, drunkard father, Lizzie Brown finds herself taken in by the kind performers and crew of a traveling circus. When a crime wave hits Victorian London, people are beginning to say it is a "phantom" and not a person who is committing the seemingly impossible thefts. Lizzie, who suffers from unusual visions, finds herself knowing in advance where and when the phantom is going to strike next. This puts both her and her new circus friends in grave danger. Part mystery, part paranormal adventure, The Magnificent Lizzie Brown will have readers at the edge of their seats--and desperate to read the next book in this fabulous series.

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