Outstanding, Intermediate, Mystery, Murder, Magic, Fantasy
As an underappreciated kitchen boy living and working in a remote hotel, Seth’s life lacks excitement. That is, until one day when some special guests arrive and he is told to treat the eccentric people as VIPs. One of the guests, Dr. Thalamus, is tragically poisoned, and since Seth made the last thing he ate he is instantly blamed for killing him. Dr. Thalamus is the Sorcerer General, the leader of the little-known magical, and as Seth tries to clear his name he is swept into a world of wonder and excitement. Through many suspenseful adventures and mysterious happenings, Seth presses forward in his own investigation until the true murderer is found.
BYU ScholarsArchive Citation
"The Last Chance Hotel,"
Children's Book and Media Review: Vol. 41:
5, Article 23.
Available at: https://scholarsarchive.byu.edu/cbmr/vol41/iss5/23