I will sumarize Murder At Midnight in 8-11 sentences
The book started with Mistress Sophia going to see her sick sister and told Fabrizio to set a very good impression on Master Mangus while she was gone, then Fabrizio saw a man that told Fabrizio Mangus was in trouble. Fabrizio started out bad when he was late to his lesson with Mangus after doing his jobs. Later Mangus told Fabrizio to collect all the devilish papers that had been passed out all around the city, but fabrizio got arrested for "passing out the devilish papers". Fabrizio got sent to a prison room where he had 24 hours to live before his kneck whould have ben broken is he didn't do magic tricks to get more life time, then a note that said that he should be free sicned by "C". He left the cell and ran in a room because gaurds were coming. The room he entered contained Mangus. Mangus dismissed Fabrzio who ran into another room and found someone called the printers deval who's real name was Maria. She told Fabrizio about her printing press that made the papers. they heard a scream, ran to it and found DeLaBina dead, the prince came and said it was the Count. They went to Fabrizio's house got a faulse bottom cofifn, made maria look lika a ghost, and went back to the castle where Mangus's trial whould be held. Mangus "summoned the spirit of DeLaBina", (maria) and she threw out papers that said that Prince Cosmo killed DeLaBina.