The Carnival Of Lost Souls : Jack Carr knows a thing or two about escape. He has been shuttled from foster home to group home to foster home his entire life. The only constant has been his interest in magic, especially handcuff tricks like those mastered by his hero, Harry Houdini. But none of his experiences could prepare him for what's in store in the Forest of the Dead. Jack is tricked by the powerful underworld magician Mussini into performing in his traveling magic show. To find his way back to the living, Jack will have the help of Mussini's other "minions" - kids stolen just like Jack - and his wits, nothing more. Can he follow the example of his hero, Houdini, and escape the inescapable.