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Ridley Pearson
Ridley Pearson (www.ridleypearson.com), the first American to be awarded the Raymond Chandler/Fulbright Fellowship in Detective Fiction at Wadham College, Oxford University, is the bestselling author of over 50 novels including, Peter And the Starcatchers (co-written with Dave Barry), The Kingdom... show more



Ridley Pearson (www.ridleypearson.com), the first American to be awarded the Raymond Chandler/Fulbright Fellowship in Detective Fiction at Wadham College, Oxford University, is the bestselling author of over 50 novels including, Peter And the Starcatchers (co-written with Dave Barry), The Kingdom Keepers series, and two dozen crime novels including: Probable Cause, Beyond Recognition, Killer Weekend, The Risk Agent, and The Red Room. His novel The Diary Of Ellen Rimbauer, a prequel to a Stephen King miniseries, was a New York Times #1 bestseller, and a ABC TV movie (2009). Peter and the Starcatcher, a stage play adaptation written by Rick Elice (Jersey Boys) won 5 Tonys for its Broadway run and is currently touring the US. Ridley is a founding member of, and plays bass guitar in, the all-author rock band, The Rockbottom Remainders (www.rockbottomremainders.com), with Dave Barry, Stephen King, Scott Turow, Mitch Albom, Roy Blount Jr., James McBride, Amy Tan and Greg Iles. The band has raised over 2.5 million dollars for charities.

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Birth date: March 13, 1953
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Leigha's Little Library
Leigha's Little Library rated it 10 months ago
There are a few things I didn't care for, but overall, I enjoyed the book. What can I say about this book? It is a fun read if you are a big fan of anything Disney, but also you really have to take into account that this is written for a younger age. I personally hate saying a book is for this age g...
bestwineforlast
bestwineforlast rated it 3 years ago
Frightening, and to think, this scenario we find even more plausible today than when it was written. Shouldn't it be the opposite?
CarlAlves
CarlAlves rated it 3 years ago
The Kingdom Keepers is a sorry excuse for a novel. This novel was so bad that it offended me, and I am offended by very little. It’s really not a novel but a pathetic advertisement for the Walt Disney Company. I can’t even count how many times the author broke off from the story to give a soliloquy ...
Sharon E. Cathcart
Sharon E. Cathcart rated it 3 years ago
When I found out that there was a new Kingdom Keepers book, I got very excited! Despite being an adult, I love these books. Watching the DHI kids grow up and go through their adventures in these pages has been delightful.This time, everyone's heading off to college and trying to put their Disney adv...
Cassandra Lost in Books
Cassandra Lost in Books rated it 4 years ago
My Thoughts - 4 out of 5 Unicorns - I liked it!!! ***Borrowed the audiobook CD’s from the library The cover is definitely Peter Pan-ish and makes you think of magical adventures. This is the 4th book in the series, and while I loved listening to it with my son, it was not my favorite. I think I...
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