The inquisitor's apprentice

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The day Sacha found out he could see witches was the worst day of his life . . .

Being an Inquisitor is no job for a nice Jewish boy. But when the police learn that Sacha Kessler can see witches, he's apprenticed to the department's star Inquisitor, Maximillian Wolf. Their mission is to stop magical crime. And New York at the beginning of the twentieth century is a magical melting pot where each ethnic group has its own brand of homegrown witchcraft, and magical gangs rule the streets from Hell's Kitchen to Chinatown.

Soon Sacha has teamed up with fellow apprentice Lily Astral, daughter of one of the city's richest Wall Street Wizards--and a spoiled snob, if you ask Sacha. Their first case is to find out who's trying to kill Thomas Edison.

Edison has invented a mechanical witch detector that could unleash the worst witch-hunt in American history. Every magician in town has a motive to kill him. But as the investigation unfolds, all the clues lead back to the Lower East Side. And Sacha soon realizes that his own family could be accused of murder!

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subject_facet Apprentices -- Fiction, Apprentices -- Juvenile fiction, Detective and mystery stories, Edison, Thomas A. -- (Thomas Alva), -- 1847-1931 -- Fiction, Edison, Thomas A. -- (Thomas Alva), -- 1847-1931 -- Juvenile fiction, Electronic books, Gangs -- Fiction, Gangs -- Juvenile fiction, Jews -- New York (State) -- New York -- Fiction, Jews -- New York (State) -- New York -- Juvenile fiction, Magic -- Fiction, Magic -- Juvenile fiction, Mystery and detective stories, Mystery fiction, New York (N.Y.) -- History -- 20th century -- FIction, New York (N.Y.) -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile fiction, Witches -- Fiction, Witches -- Juvenile fiction, Young adult fiction
title_display The inquisitor's apprentice
title_full The Inquisitor's Apprentice, The inquisitor's apprentice / Chris Moriarty ; illustrations by Mark Edward Geyer, The inquisitor's apprentice [electronic resource] Moriarty, Chris, 1968-
title_short The inquisitor's apprentice
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topic_facet Apprentices, Edison, Thomas A, Electronic books, Fantasy, Gangs, History, Jews, Magic, Suspense, Witches, Young Adult Fiction