After the success of his first book 'Now It Begins', Gary Markwick has ventured into the world of docu-fantasy, chronicling the life and times of his grandfather's adventures in America, Canada and Europe. With his new offering, the 'Adventures of The Great Marlo and The Blue Pearl' Gary has opened up a 'Pandora's Box' of delights. Journey with 'The Great Marlo', Marko the Magician and the many friends and foes they meet along the way, experience the thrills and spills of life on the edge as well as the spiritual enlightenment that comes their way. This is a book like no other you have read before, part documentary, part fantasy it manages to mix the two in a sympathetic and bold manner that leaves the reader hanging out for more. The story unfolds, as seen through the eyes of David - "The Great Marlo", who left his home in Edinburgh, Scotland at the age of 12 to join a travelling circus where he met Marko a magician who tells him the story of 'The Blue Pearl'.Deep below the surface of Buddha's birthplace in Lumbini lies the sacred Buddha Stone, which holds the secret of the Blue Pearl! What is the secret that the Blue pearl possesses?
Through his adventures all is uncovered and brought to lightFilled with mysticism and intrigue the great adventure unfolds, covering the period from the late 1800's to the 1960's and crossing the continents of India, USA, Canada and Europe. We see truth and enlightenment on a spiritual journey revealed before our eyes.David Galloway Lindsay later became well known as an escapologist (The British Houdini) a magician, a palmist, and a performer with mind reading skills. Working with his son Roy, and later on his daughter Georgina, he performed with the BBC and theatres around Great Britain, and some parts of the USA, going on to become famous as "The Great Marlo and Georgina".
With qualifications in Palmistry, Reiki, Clinical Hypnotherapy and NLP, Gary Markwick is much sought after by people wishing to transform their lives for the better. He regularly holds group and corporate workshops on breaking out of negative modes of thinking and taking charge of destiny. Gary enjoys international fame as a palmist and spiritual healer and during a 20-year career, has made numerous appearances in the national media, including, BBC television, Sky TV and the News of the World. He has read the palms of celebrities including comedian, Phil Jupitus of BBC's Never Mind the Buzzcocks and Q.I. , and most notably, (from a palm print) President Barack Obama before his 2004 electoral campaign. Adventures of The Great Marlo and The Blue Pearl, is Gary s second book. His first book Now it Begins is a self-help book that draws upon personal testimony, professional guidance and the best of New Age thinking to enable readers to take control of their lives. Gary has previous writing experience including penning a well-respected course on the Laws of Attraction. He is based in North London, UK.