Olympic Stadium, Moscow; September 2011

 The gigantic, semi-circular stage erected inside the Olympic Stadium had been transformed into a haunted cemetery, complete with cobwebbed tombstones flanked by crying angels, sad-looking willow trees, live crows in cages and a large, pale moon, suspended from a mobile crane. Set against a backdrop depicting frightening ghouls and hooded monks, clever props and light effects completed the illusion. In front of the stage, a hundred thousand eager fans waited excitedly to hear the band. They began to chant ‘Isis! ... Read more →
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The Hidden Genes of Professor K – Gordon Institute, Sydney; September 2011

Professor Kasper Kozakievicz – Professor K to colleagues because his name was almost impossible to pronounce – looked at the computer printout on his desk and smiled; the results were exactly as he had expected. A tremendous feeling of elation quickened his heartbeat, making his emaciated body tremble with excitement. Reaching for his chair to steady himself, he suddenly felt dizzy and weak. Stars began to dance in front of his eyes just before a bundle of sharp darts embedded in his ... Read more →
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The Hidden Genes of Professor K; Author’s Note

I first came across the Edwin Smith Papyrus some twenty years ago. I was studying Egyptology at the time, learning to read the hieroglyphs at night, because during the day I was a practising barrister and spent most of my days in court. Archaeology was my passion and has remained so to this very day.Our professor used this unique text as an illustration of the extraordinary achievements of the Ancient Egyptians. The 4.6 metre long papyrus is written right to ... Read more →
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Coming soon … The Hidden Genes of Professor K

During the lead-up to publication of my next book – The Hidden Genes of Professor K, I will release one chapter a week for free to pique your interest, and prepare the way for the release of the book. I hope you will enjoy the journey. It won’t be boring; promise!“Professor K— world-renowned scientist—knows he’s close to a ground-breaking discovery. He also knows he’s dying. With his last breath he anoints Dr Alexandra Delacroix as his successor and pleads with ... Read more →
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ANOTHER PASSION … MEDICAL RESEARCH

Apart from writing, I do have another passion … MEDICAL RESEARCH! For 8 years now, I have been privileged to be a director The spectacular double helix staircase at the Garvan Institute for Medical Research in Sydney My next book – The Hidden Genes of Professor K – has been inspired by the extraordinary work being carried out by the 600 cutting-edge scientists working there. Imagine the possibilities … During the lead up to publication which is planned in December I will provide some ... Read more →
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