The marked deck is an extraordinarily strong tool for the magician. Not just a prop good for a trick or two-the marked deck, as long-time professional Kirk Charles shows in this book, is a means for improving countless tricks in your repertoire, and a way to protect yourself in every performance from accidents and oversights.
Marked for Life
Written by Kirk Charles
Hermetic Press 2002, soft cover, 100 p.
During the last three decades Phil Goldstein has published over 2000 remarkably clever tricks. We asked him to choose some of his best card magic from this huge body of work. The result is Focus, 60 exceptional tricks and routines that focus on Simplicity, Directness, Practicality and Maximum Magical Effect. Included is "Impressions", an unfathomable Universal Card routine that has baffled the experts. Focus. offers professional card magic that will focus your audience's attention on you! Again in print, by popular request.
Written by Phil Goldstein
Hermetic Press 2003, soft cover, 80 p.
Card and Conjuring Tricks
Written by Gordon Hill
Magna Books 1995, hard cover, 95 p.
Eddie's Dumbfounders with Cards
Written by Eddie Joseph
Supreme, no date, soft cover, 15 p.