Scott Jenkins

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Scott Jenkins began his writing career in the games industry, creating 'worlds' for popular games like Dungeons & Dragons, BattleTech, and DC Heroes Roleplaying game. During his time in Hollywood he worked as a computer animator and wrote technical books and screenplays.

Fascinated with creating illusions, the progression into the world of magic was a natural step. He learned the art of 'close-up magic,' and his skills earned him a magician membership at the world famous Magic Castle, Hollywood's premier magic venue.

Inspired by the true life story of John Mulholland, one of the greatest magicians of his time, who was hired by the CIA to teach their agents slight-of-hand and misdirection for covert ops during the Cold War, Scott began to
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Undercover MagicMagicians and undercover work go hand in hand. The ability to surreptitiously take, leave, or swap an item under watchful eyes is extremely helpful in situations where discovery could mean life or death.


One agency which is historically linked with magicians is the Secret Service. Before they were assigned to the protection of the President, the Secret Service was originally created in 1865 to s...

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Jennifer When are you going to publish your next Smoke & Dagger book? I need it NOW!!!!! Hurry up, please.


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