From the Author
I came upon this amazing story after I visited the ancient city of Pompeii and the Valley of the Temples in Agrigento, Italy. Little did I know that old perfumes -- based on actual scents distilled by ancient perfumers in Pompeii -- would lead me to the colossal fallen statues of the Telemons! Just as they led Cairo Jim, Doris the macaw, Brenda the Wonder Camel and Doctor Bette Noire to the very places I visited for my researches ...
About the Author
Geoffrey McSkimming is the author of the bestselling 19 volume Cairo Jim chronicles (published worldwide from 1991 -- 2008) and now the new Phyllis Wong mysteries, featuring the brilliant young magician and clever sleuth, Phyllis Wong. Phyllis Wong and the Forgotten Secrets of Mr Okyto, Phyllis Wong and the Return of the Conjuror, Phyllis Wong and the Waking of the Wizard and Phyllis Wong and the Pockets of the Shadows have appeared to widespread acclaim and much enjoyment. The fifth story, Phyllis Wong and the Girl who Danced with Lightning, was published in March 2017 by 9 Diamonds Press, and the sixth Phyllis Wong mystery, Phyllis Wong and the Vanishing Emeralds
, will be published in 2018.All of the Cairo Jim chronicles are now being e-published by 9 Diamonds Press and will be available through Amazon's Kindle platform. A brand new Cairo Jim story will appear in 2019.When he is not writing stories of magic, mystery and adventure, Geoffrey appears at Phyllis Wong author shows with his wife, world-renowned magician Sue-Anne Webster. Together they bring the magic of story and the story of magic to life before their audiences' very eyes!phylliswong.comcairojim.comgeoffreymcskimming.com9diamondspress.com