Published by Hachette Children’s Group / ISBN 978 1444913705

This is the first book in a trilogy involving Danny Woo who has been brought up in the Mysterium Circus until his parents were killed in a fire. He starts to live with his aunt an investigative journalist.  They travel to Hong Kong, where his aunt disappears and Danny finds himself trying to find her and in doing so finds out more than he expected and life becomes dramatically more dangerous…

A brilliant book to start a superb series. Full of tension and clever twists. The Mysterium is not a traditional circus and as a result Danny is an extraordinary hero…

The two other volumes in the tilogy are

The Palace of Memory / 978 9444913712 and

The Wheel of Life and Death / 978 1444913729