Andrew Mayne is a Wall Street Journal bestselling novelist, inventor and magician. He is a two-time Thriller Award finalist and an Edgar finalist for his novel Black Fall. In 2019 he swam alongside great white sharks using an underwater stealth suit in the Discovery Channel Shark Week special Andrew Mayne: Ghost Diver. Having written and produced over fifty books, DVDs, and manuscripts on magic, he was described in 2010 as one of the most prolific magic creators of the 2000s.
He is also the publisher of iTricks.com and the host of the Weird Things podcast, one of the top 25 Natural Science podcasts on iTunes. Known for his off-beat magic that mixes science and mystery, his illusions include shrinking his body to two feet tall and drinking liquid nitrogen.
Andrew Mayne has published over sixteen novels. His novel The Naturalist spent eight weeks at the top of the Amazon best sellers list.
The Grendel's Shadow (2011)
Public Enemy Zero (2011)
Hollywood Pharaohs (2012)
Knight School (2013)
How to write a Novella in 24 Hours (2015)
Andrew Mayne started his professional performing career as a teenager working a summer in a circus. By the time he was nineteen he was performing in resorts and cruise ships including Norwegian Cruise Line, Majesty Cruise Lines and Carnival Cruise Lines. At the time he was the youngest magician performing internationally with an illusion show.
As a magic consultant he has worked for Penn & Teller. Among his more popular creations is a modernized version of the arm through body illusion first performed by Horace Goldin. Mayne's version, Gut Buster shows the hand penetrating the skin and can be performed in an impromptu manner.