The Vanishing Magic of Snow
From award-winning horror author Kelley Wilde, now writing as Reb MacRath: a Christmas thriller about going broke and daring to do something massive.
Facing eviction and starving, old Jay Penny's only hope is a risky magic trick that resulted in the death of a great young magician in the Seventies Toronto, where Jay had been dodging the draft. His glory days, he's always thought.
But, looking back, he comes to see the part he'd played in Sonny Storm's death. And it seems clearer by the day that Sonny's vengeful spirit is manifesting Jay's own ruin. Or...could Sonny be trying to teach him the trick?
Adding to the fun are lively cameos from well-known Canadians at the starts of their careers: Leonard Cohen, Margaret Atwood, Michael Ondaatje...and the Broadway-bound Doug Henning.