Dr. John Dee and Niccolo Machiavelli are after Nicholas Flamel and the secret to eternal life. Meanwhile, the fate of the world rests with John and Sophie if they don't turn on each other.
Without the Book of Abraham and the secret to eternal life, Flamel is ageing one year for every day he lives. The evil Dr John Dee is now in league the scheming Niccolo Machiavelli and together they have the power to destry the world as we know it.
For Flamel, the Prophecy is becoming more and more clear and Josh, Sophie and Perenelle are living on borrowed time. Now, Sophie must learn the second elemental magic from Flamel's old student the Comte de Saint Germain - alchmeist, fire magician and rock star.
The Magician is the eagerly awaited sequel to The Alchemyst the international bestselling hit that has been sold to 30 countries and spent over 2 months on the New York Times bestseller list. The film rights for this amazing series have already been bought by Mark Burnett and New Line cinema and the film is due for release in 2009. Based on real characters, Michael Scott twists reality and fantasy in an exciting series that is taking the world by storm.
In the hands of Dr. John Dee, the book of Abraham the Mage could mean the destruction of the world as we know it . . . and Dee is two pages away from the knowledge that would bring the Dark Elders into ultimate power.
His only obstacle? Josh and Sophie Newman, 8,000 miles away.
After fleeing Ojai, Nicholas, Sophie, Josh, and Scatty emerge in Paris. Only Nicholas's homecoming is anything but sweet. Perenelle is still locked up in Alcatraz, Paris is burning, and Niccolo Machiavelli is after them. Time is running out for Nicholas and Perenelle, because every day spent without the book they age one year.
For Flamel, the Prophecy is becoming more and more clear. It's time for Sophie to learn the second elemental magic from Flamel's old student the Comte de Saint Germain - alchemist, fire magician, and rock star.
'The king of fantasy' THE IRISH TIMES
Praise for THE ALCHEMYST
'A cracking adventure' THE BOOKSELLER
The Magician The secrets of the immortal Nicholas Flamel
Random House Australia
Author: Michael Scott