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The Illusion of Murder by Carol McCleary


The second installment of a promising new series by Carol McCleary is The Illusion of Murder.  It follows The Alchemy of Murder.  This second novel, is based on the true life adventures of the pioneering journalist Nellie Bly.  In 1889, she was challenged to be the 80 round-the-world record; a challenge she accepted.  Using that as background, McCleary has Nellie witness a murder in just the second week of her trip while in Egypt.  During the rest of her flight around the globe, Nellie attempts to solve the murder…while the murder stalks the very trip she is on.

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