Magical adentures always seem to find the Gaunt twins, and the siblings are quickly drawn into yet another mystery when the world's luck tips wildly out of balance. The key to the world's fate appears to in Shangri-La, after five fakirs were buried alive. Each fakir guards a secret that can answer a great question of the universe. But there's an evil djinn desperate to dif up one of the secrets. Can Jogn and Philippa find it first? And can they harness their powers to defeat this mysterious new evil? Find out in the sixth book in the Children of the Lamp series!