Geoffrey McSkimming

Geoffrey McSkimming is the author of the bestselling Cairo Jim chronicles and Jocelyn Osgood jaunts, and a book of verse, Ogre in a Toga and Other Perverse Verses. In addition to the Cairo Jim series and Ogre in a Toga, Geoffrey McSkimming has contributed to magazines and poetry anthologies and also narrates the award-winning Cairo Jim Chronicles audio books for Bolinda Publishing.

He has written five character tours which take place regularly through the galleries at the Art Gallery of NSW in Sydney and a popular performance work, "The Startling Tale of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark" (with additional dialogue by William Shakespeare), a monologue in verse. Geoffrey's Cairo Jim and Jocelyn Osgood books are published around the world including UK, Japan, Korea, Portugal, Germany, Italy, Poland, Russia and Hungary.

Books by Geoffrey McSkimming

Phyllis Wong and the Waking of the Wizard

Published: June 2015

Phyllis Wong, a resourceful young magician and amateur sleuth, is on the trail of history's most famous magician - only he can help her stop the crime of the century.

Phyllis Wong and the Return of the Conjuror

Published: June 2014

Phyllis Wong, a clever and resourceful young magician and amateur sleuth, finds herself embroiled in a mystery nearly as old as time when she discovers one of her great-grandfather's conjuring secrets!

Phyllis Wong and the Forgotten Secrets of Mr Okyto

Published: August 2012

A junior Jonathan Creek-style mystery in which the clever and resourceful young magician, Phyllis Wong, helps solve numerous crimes including the thefts of a missing diamond necklace and the most valuable painting ever to come to the city.

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