Comedy-Magician Mac King Launches New eBook
Mac King’s Magic in a Minute Mysteries
Available on Amazon Kindle and Barnes & Noble NOOK
Accomplished author and Comedy-Magician Mac King announces the launch of his latest book Mac King’s Magic in a Minute Mysteries, available on eBook platforms including Kindle, NOOK and Smashwords.
A spinoff of King’s wildly popular and syndicated Magic-in-a-Minute comic strip, Magic in a Minute Mysteries is a thrill-packed eBook that features the familiar cast of the comic strip, Mac King and his sidekick Lewis T. Monkey. They are joined by a group of new characters; Harry Zimmerman, the narrator, Kelly Diaz, the heroine, and Contessa Vanessa D’Messa, an eccentric snooty pants and the Clubhouse O’ Magic’s landlord, who aid in solving the most confounding of mysteries through a series of loosely connected chapters. Through the narration of Harry Zimmerman, the book’s interactive format takes the reader on an path encouraging them to perform a few of Mac King’s illusions, which are then used to help solve the mystery.
“With the growing popularity of eReaders like Kindle and Nook, I knew it was only a matter of time until my faithful and attention-craving sidekick, Lewis T. Monkey, would want to make his appearance in the digital world,” said Mac King. “With Magic in a Minute Mysteries, kids can learn magic in a fun new way by reading and participating in a good book. Plus, Lewis’ thirst for stardom is quenched for another day.”
Suited for children in grades 5-8, with a reading level of 9-12, Magic in a Minute Mysteries is a thrill-packed interactive book written by Mac King and R.G. Wyatt and is published by Mac King Industries. Magic in a Minute Mysteries features illustrations by Bill King that translate effectively to both color and black and white eReaders, and is available to download for $4.99 on Kindle and NOOK. Additionally, it is available for smart phones and tablets via Smashwords – the world’s leading eBook publishing and distribution platform. More information on the book series can be found at www.magicinaminutemysteries.com.
About Magic in a Minute
In June of 2004, Mac King launched “Magic In a Minute” – a Sunday comic strip that runs in major national newspapers – alongside illustrator Bill King. The success of “Magic In a Minute” led to magic toys, magic sets and instructional videos that are sold in major box retailers nationwide.
King debuted his first book Great Big Ol’ Book-O-Magic in 2007, a magic book which quickly became a hit among children. In 2009 Suitcase-O-Magic – a miniature suitcase filled with magic tricks and instructions – hit store shelves. Continuing the success of his bookstore endeavors, Mac King released Mac King’s Campfire Magic in March 2010, followed by Mac King’s Campfire Magic App for iPhone and iPad. In May 2010, King released his newest magic set Lunchbox-O-Magic.
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About Mac King
Now in his 12th year of headlining afternoons at Harrah’s Las Vegas, Mac King has been consistently lauded throughout his impressive run, including recently being named “Best Strip headliner” in the Las Vegas Weekly’s 2011 annual Vegas’ best awards. Las Vegas Review-Journal’s “Best of Las Vegas” readers’ poll named his show the “Best Bargain Show” for eight straight years (2003-2011) and deemed him “Favorite Male Las Vegan” in 2008. King has also been honored as Magic Magazine’s “Funniest Act in Magic,” the World Magic Awards’ “Best Comedy Magician” and the Magic Castle’s “Magician of the Year.”
Sought after worldwide, King has made television appearances on “The Late Show with David Letterman,” and all five of NBC’s “The World’s Greatest Magic” TV specials. King has also made several appearances at the “Just For Laughs” comedy festival in Montreal, and was a featured performer in the “Masters of Magic” series at the Luminato Festival in Toronto, Canada.
King, one of today’s brightest and most talented magicians, takes the stage twice daily, Tuesday through Saturday, at Harrah’s Las Vegas at 1 and 3 p.m. in the Showroom Theatre. Tickets are $29.95 plus tax. Additional information on The Mac King Comedy Magic Show can be found by visiting www.mackingshow.com.
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