Wednesday, September 12, 2018

..."A most intriguing and entertaining premise - 
read the book, before you see the movie that has to follow!"  
  -John Fisher, acclaimed British TV producer


HOUDINI LIVES! 
a novel
by 
AL BLANCHARD
and ADAM STEINFELD

LOGLINE: 
Set in 1966, Miami Beach, a young magician, the Great Stanford discovers world-famous 92 year old Houdini faked his death forty years prior, and attempts to recreate Houdini's most death-defying escape, as Houdini plans a major comeback live, on the Jackie Gleason Halloween TV special.



..."A most intriguing and entertaining premise - 
read the book, before you see the movie that has to follow!"  
  -John Fisher, acclaimed British TV producer

...“historical fantasy, 
romance and intrigue tied into a taut false knot.” 
- Mike Caveney, author/publisher 

...."Houdini alive and grooving in the sixties." 
Wayne Kawamoto, About.com

..."Adam - I enjoyed the book very much - it's excellent, reading with an interesting twist - it should be a best seller." 
Sid Radner, foremost authority
on Houdini, Hardeen's protégé. 

"A new novel, Houdini Lives, asks...what if, Harry Houdini, world famous magician and escape artist, did not die on October 31, 1926." 
Tim Quinlin's
 Inside Magic

..."is a fun fictional novel that finds Houdini alive and well and living in 1966, Miami Beach".
 -John Cox 
Wild About Harry blog,

..."this murder mystery features the 1966 return of Harry Houdini who was thought to have died forty years earlier." 
-Ronald E. Gray, 
Houdini in a Milk Can. 

"Houdini Lives! novel is destined for greatness, I can easily visualize it as a feature-film."
 Dr. Mark Horowitz
one of the largest Magic Collections in the world. 

"Thumbs up to writers, Al Blanchard and Adam Steinfeld for delivering us a thriller that's fun and mysterious and works on every level." 
Bret Gorenberg
THIS IS Sixties doc.