Search Results: "N.D. Coleridge"


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THE ADVENTURESS by N.D. Coleridge
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 28, 2013

"Coleridge's smashing epic delivers a wealth of entertainment."
Scandalous behavior, a scheming opportunist and the upper echelons of British society provide fodder for this irresistible rags-to-riches saga by Coleridge (Pride and Avarice, 2010, etc.), president of Condé Nast International. Read full book review >

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THE BLACK DIRECTIVE by N.D.
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY

"Gives fans of dark, violent fantasy what they crave and not much more."
This epic fantasy debut finds a group of warriors avenging the deaths of their loved ones in a realm surrounded by undead savages. Read full book review >

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EMPIRE OF BONES by N.D. Wilson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 24, 2013

"This middle volume of a planned five is for fans only. (Fantasy. 10-14)"
From the Everything but the Kitchen Sink genre of fantasy, this third volume of the Ashtown Burials continues its breakneck pace with myriad characters and plotlines. Read full book review >

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DANDELION FIRE by N.D. Wilson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 24, 2009

"Still, it is a memorable sequel and fans will look forward to Henry's future adventures, wherever they might lead. (Fantasy. 9-12)"
Picking up where 100 Cupboards (2006) left off, this new adventure finds young hero Henry York back in Kansas, sleeping fitfully next to a wall of doors that lead to secret worlds. Read full book review >

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THE DOOR BEFORE by N.D. Wilson
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 27, 2017

"A journey worth more than the characters it contains. (Fantasy. 9-12)"
An ancient evil is unleashed in this opener of a prequel series to the 100 Cupboards series. Read full book review >

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WITH FRIENDS LIKE THESE by Nicholas Coleridge
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Nov. 1, 1997

"Coleridge's simmering insider dish—less a novel than an autobiographical venting of spleen—too rapidly cools to a brittle crust."
Take-no-prisoners whodunit set in the British magazine industry, from CondÇ Nast's London-based managing director. Read full book review >

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STREETSMART by Nicholas Coleridge
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 1, 2000

"Overlong and overplotted, but not without its moments of high entertainment."
The tony world of high-gloss international fashion magazines is the setting for this wonderfully trashy if slogging thriller by Condé Nast UK director Coleridge (With Friends Like These, 1997, etc.). Read full book review >

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THE DROWNED VAULT by N.D. Wilson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 11, 2012

"For die-hard fans only. (Fantasy. 10-14)"
Cyrus and Antigone continue the adventures begun in The Dragon's Tooth (2011), as the Order of Brendan and its fearless leader, Rupert Greeves, experience a rebellion that threatens the future of the world. Read full book review >

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100 CUPBOARDS by N.D. Wilson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 26, 2007

"The ending concludes the adventure satisfactorily but leaves plenty of room for a sequel. (Fantasy. 9-14)"
Henry York awakens one night to find that two knobs have popped out of the plaster at the head of his bed. Read full book review >

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PRIDE AND AVARICE by Nicholas Coleridge
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 1, 2010

"Which pile of money and bricks will win? Readers who settle into Coleridge's elaborately enfolded tale will surely want to stick it out to the end to learn the answer—and the payoff is delicious."
A witty, entertaining and ever-so-British report from the upper-class war. Read full book review >

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A MUCH MARRIED MAN by Nicholas Coleridge
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 1, 2007

"A crowded, buzzing canvas, and the draftsmanship is superb. But it seems less a satiric novel than a flattering court portrait of an aristocrat who's bought and paid for it."
The latest from Coleridge (Streetsmart, 2001, etc.), Condé Nast U.K.'s editorial director, is a witty, nimbly plotted upper-crust soap opera, but one that favors glamour over substance. Read full book review >

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LEEPIKE RIDGE by N.D. Wilson
ADVENTURE
Released: May 22, 2007

"While not the best option for reluctant readers, this is still a strong choice for every type of library. (Fiction 10-14)"
Eleven-year-old Tom Hammond is not happy with his mother's choice of a possible future fiancé; Mr. Veatch is not only a teacher, but he's pretty gross. Read full book review >