Is this Pseudonymous Bosch?

Pseudonymous Bosch is the infamously anonymous author of the New York Times bestselling Secret Series and Bad Magic. Despite rumors to the contrary, his books are not actually written by his pet rabbit, Quiche; the rabbit is merely his typist. Do not visit him on his website

Gilbert Ford is the illustrator of The Secret Series, as well as a number of picture books. His work has been recognized by the Society of Illustrators, Communication Arts, 3 x 3, and the Society of Publication Designers. Gilbert lives in Brooklyn, New York. Visit him at

Dear Reader,

You must think you’re pretty clever, don’t you?

If you’ve finished these books, you’ve successfully survived navigated your way through some of the most masterfully mind-bending puzzlers and confounding clues in creation. I bet you’re patting yourself on the back right now.

But your real challenge hasn’t even begun.

There is a new adventure ahead, surrounding the most dire and dangerous element on the planet – MAGIC.

No, I’m not talking about friendly, wizard and witch and happily ever after magic… I’m talking about BAD MAGIC.

Imagine a world where MAGIC equals twisted and dangerous adventures – full of secrets and strange occurrences.

With danger lurking at every pass, what lies ahead of you, dear reader, is the adventure of a lifetime… if you can survive It.

Think magic is innocent and harmless? Fine. Read for yourself.

But don't say I didn't warn you.

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