Whodunits that merit a curiosity trip. Every lie is
complicated; there's more to the truth than just facts.
Al's four mystery novels, Of Ghosts and Magic, House of Tarot Cards, A Pocket Full of Voices, and The Last Goodbye, feature protagonist John Michaels, a retired Master Magician living in Virginia Beach.
Al has created a down-to-earth character who voluntarily becomes a private investigator to help unravel a seemingly impossible mystery.
Michaels' unique understanding of how the mind can be easily fooled, coupled with his "outside the box" thought process, methodically proves that an unconventional clue - no matter how strange - is always worth pursuing.
No one knew if Alex Holloman's disappearance, in 1974, was the result of foul play. However, 27 years later, the mystery is finally unraveled by American's Foremost Magician - John Michaels.
A detective reopens a 3-year-old cold case file, hoping that America's Foremost Magician - John Michaels - can see through the smoke and mirrors to help solve a psychic's murder.
It's "open season" on celebrity visitors to Mount Hope City, the East Coast's gambling capital. However, the sheriff's arrest of a veteran entertainer is not an open and shut case.
One famous park. Two famous magicians. One's dead; the other's at death's door. An eye for an eye, or a case of mistaken identity? A fateful story of loss, hope, friendship and revenge.