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In her first big case, Oona Crate was able to solve the mystery of her uncle's--the wizard of Dark Street--disappearance while exposing Red Martin as a criminal mastermind. Despite her success, Oona's detective agency has failed to take off. But a new challenge arises to capture her attention - The Magician's Tower Contest. Held every two years, no one has ever completed the array of dangerous tasks, riddles, and obstacles. Now brave souls--including Oona--from all over Dark Street will enter the contest in hopes of becoming the first successful contestant. As the contest commences, a new case arises. A punchbowl--one with great magical powers--has disappeared from the carnival surrounding the Magician's Tower. If Oona can find the culprit, she could use the bowl to answer her long-standing question about her mother and sister's death was she really at fault? Full of magic, mystery, danger, and fun, The Magician's Tower continues the wonderful adventures of Oona Crate.
Oona Crate was born to be the Wizard's apprentice, but she has another destiny in mind.Despite possessing the rare gift of natural magic, Oona wants to be a detective. Eager for a case to prove herself, she wants to show her uncle--the Wizard of Dark Street--that logic is as powerful as magic. But when someone attacks the Wizard, Oona must delve even deeper into the world of magic to discover who wanted her uncle dead.Full of magic, odd characters, evil henchmen, and a street where nothing is normal, The Wizard of Dark Street will have you guessing until the very end."Delightful cover art will attract Lemony Snicket and Neil Gaiman readers, who will enjoy the quirky characters and offbeat humor. Upbeat in tone, this delight is an excellent blend of fantasy and mystery with a variety of suspicious characters and enough red herrings to keep the reader guessing all the way to the end..."- Booklist