About the book
In the aftermath of a brutal car crash, a teenage girl and her parents meet a tragic end, leaving only her grandfather as a survivor. Amidst his profound grief, a shattering revelation emerges about the girl’s parentage. Neither her supposed mother nor father share a biological relation with her. Suspicion of a birth mix-up ignites a glimmer of hope within the shattered grandfather – a hope that his genuine grandchild might still exist, somewhere beyond reach. He turns to the expertise of VASA Security, in quest for truth.
The canvas of this chilling narrative unveils a labyrinthine web of child trafficking spanning decades, woven around a mysterious figure known as the Illusionist. Amidst this intricate tapestry, the resilient circus princess, Greta Leikler, finds herself once again under the spotlight of the ring, her return heralded after being vindicated from past accusations of murder. However, a compelling proposition from Victoria Adriani, the relentless head of VASA, lures Greta into an inescapable pact. To find a missing fragment of her own history, Greta must lend her unique skills to VASA’s hunt for a figure shrouded in deception.
For Greta, this mission is more than a mere job; it’s an opportunity to unearth a long-buried secret – the existence of her own child, believed to have died shortly after birth. The weight of this concealed burden has haunted her every step, and the chance for redemption propels her forward, driving her pursuit of the enigmatic Illusionist. Yet, as layers of the truth are peeled away, the stakes rise, and the Illusionist is spurred into desperate action, determined to obliterate all traces of his existence.
As the hunt unfolds, a sinister game of cat-and-mouse ensues, each revelation demanding absolute attention. Greta Leikler, the undaunted circus princess at the centre of the action, captivates readers with her fierce determination. The intrigue unfolds with unyielding suspense, where every pulse-pounding page ignites anticipation, urging you to stay entranced until the very last page.