Science and Magic Draw Readers Deep into Khalif Aziz’s Exciting Saga

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The first installment of “The Magikh Series” sets off with a breathtaking bash of terrific characters who should muster their extraordinary powers to outsmart their powerful foe.

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Young author Khalif Aziz unleashes a figment of his infinite imagination to take science-fantasy-adventure enthusiasts on a journey through the world of science and magic where three young individual try to discover their extraordinary abilities—and secrets—to win against a formidable enemy. The Magikh Series: The Black Phoenix Book 1 begins the adventure and readers have no choice but join and feel the thrill, uncover the mysteries and experience the enchantment.

Cara Marino, Khalifaziz Adams and Matt Fredrickson are best friends but not ordinary children. They constantly fight a mad computer virus built on universal domination. Cara’s a kid genius and cheerleader; Matt, a 15-year-old playboy and Khalifaziz, an average nerd. The day when Cara learns that her friends aren’t average individuals soon surfaces when Cara is attacked by a Bennu, a black phoenix. She realizes her friends have been keeping secrets. They explain by teaching her manipulation of physics. Right when she gets used to the idea, she enters a world of ancient demons and a pantheon of ancient Egyptian gods. Soon, they are thrown into a war that they never expected to happen. Everything has changed. Now, they can’t afford to lose because this time, their enemy has a powerful new ally.

With the release of this book, Aziz proves his excellence in this genre despite of his young age. He is able to combine science fiction, Egyptology, physics, and magic to come up with an engrossing tale that will surely leave readers stunned and captivated.

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About the Author
Khalif Aziz, a 13-year-old New Orleans native, has been reading since the age of 2. With his parents, he has travelled throughout the United States, learning about culture and social behaviors. He has read and collected a great plethora of books. Aziz attributes his passion for reading to his discovery of P. B. Kerr Books at age 7. Here, he found he could combine all his passions into an interesting and fun adventure for kids. Armed with knowledge of Egyptology and physics and passion for intriguingly captivating literature, Aziz endeavors to encourage appreciation for an endangered art form—the written word.

The Magikh Series * by Khalif Aziz
The Black Phoenix Book 1
Publication Date: June 30, 2012
Trade Paperback; $20.99; 138 pages; 978-1-4771-2779-7
Trade Hardback; $30.99; 138 pages; 978-1-4771-2780-3
eBook; $3.99; 978-1-4771-2781-0

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