Books

Young Bond: Red Nemesis

Steve Cole

BEFORE THE MAN BECAME THE LEGEND.
BEFORE THE BOY BECAME THE MAN.

James is back in Steve Cole's fourth and final blistering Young Bond adventure . . .

James is on home soil when he receives a package with a message from beyond the grave. The package’s mysterious contents put James at the heart of a long-running plot that, if it runs its course, will paint London’s streets red with blood. Not only will James have to fight to stay alive and save the country he loves, but to clear the Bond family name, which he holds so dear. The stakes couldn’t be higher, and James doesn’t know who he can trust . . .

Books in the series:
1. SHOOT TO KILL
2. HEADS YOU DIE
3. STRIKE LIGHTNING
4. RED NEMESIS

Young Bond: Strike Lightning

Steve Cole

BEFORE THE MAN BECAME THE LEGEND.
BEFORE THE BOY BECAME THE MAN.

James Bond is back again in Steve Cole's third thrilling Young Bond adventure.

When James stumbles upon a horrific sight, he knows things are not what they seem. His school is determined to make him believe what happened was an accident, but James believes what he saw was murder.

The significance of the events at school only come to light in the course of an adventure that takes James across Europe and puts him within range of a warmongering villain. Has James got what it takes to triumph over this man, the worst kind of enemy, who boasts a new kind of weapon?

Books in the series:
1. SHOOT TO KILL
2. HEADS YOU DIE
3. STRIKE LIGHTNING

Secret Agent Mummy: The Ghost of Tutankhamun

Steve Cole

Niall Rivers's life changed for ever when he met a strange, clumsy figure wrapped in bandages, and now his adventures with the last surviving ancient mummy detective continue, this time featuring Egypt's most famous boy king, Tutankhamun.

When King Tut's computer game obsession threatens to imprison Niall's reality in an Ancient Egyptian console for ever, it's time to call on a bit of mummy magic to help Niall to save the day. But will Sam's yearning for his old homeland conflict with his desire to help his new best friend?

Packed with black and white illustrations, real facts about Ancient Egypt, plus fun and action on every page, this is the fourth book in a brilliant new series by Steve Cole.

Young Bond: Heads You Die

Steve Cole

BEFORE THE MAN BECAME THE LEGEND.
BEFORE THE BOY BECAME THE MAN.

The explosive action continues in Steve Cole's second Young Bond adventure . . .

James's Cuban holiday has become a nightmare mission to save an old friend from a villain who has perfected 1,000 ways to kill.

With corrupt cops and hired assassins hot on his heels, James must travel through Havana and brave Caribbean waters to stop a countdown to mass murder.

Fates will be decided with the flip of a coin. Heads or tails. Live or die.

Books in the series
1: SHOOT TO KILL
2: HEADS YOU DIE

Secret Agent Mummy: The Hieroglyphs of Horror

Steve Cole

Niall Rivers's life changed for ever when he met a strange, clumsy figure wrapped in bandages, and now his adventures with the last surviving ancient mummy detective continue.

This time, the pair are up against: a bunch of snap-happy crocodiles; some spooky magic symbols; a tartan-clad McMummy and a power-mad Ancient Egyptian god.

Could it be CRUNCH TIME for the Secret Agent Mummy?

Packed with black and white illustrations, real facts about Ancient Egypt, plus fun and action on every page, this is the third book in a brilliant new series by Steve Cole.

Young Bond: Shoot to Kill

Steve Cole

BEFORE THE MAN BECAME THE LEGEND.
BEFORE THE BOY BECAME THE MAN.

James Bond hits Hollywood . . .
Lights. Camera. Murder.

Young Bond is back – in his most action-packed, explosive adventure yet.

Doctor Who: The Feast of the Drowned

Steve Cole

When a naval cruiser sinks in mysterious circumstances in the North Sea, all aboard are lost. Rose is saddened to learn that the brother of her friend, Keisha, was among the dead. And yet he appears to them as a ghostly apparition, begging to be saved from the coming feast... the feast of the drowned.

As the dead crew haunt loved ones all over London, the Doctor and Rose are drawn into a chilling mystery. What sank the ship, and why? When the cruiser's wreckage was towed up the Thames, what sinister force came with it? The river's dark waters are hiding an even darker secret, as preparations for the feast near their conclusion

Featuring the Tenth Doctor and Rose as played by David Tennant and Billie Piper in the acclaimed Doctor Who series from BBC Television.

Doctor Who: The Art of Destruction

Steve Cole

The TARDIS lands in 22nd century Africa in the shadow of a dormant volcano. Agri-teams are growing new foodstuffs in the baking soil to help feed the world's starving millions, but the Doctor and Rose have detected an alien signal somewhere close by. When a nightmare force starts surging along the dark volcanic tunnels, the Doctor realises an ancient trap has been sprung. But who was it meant for? And what is the secret of the eerie statues that stand at the heart of the volcano? Dragged into a centuries-old conflict, Rose and the Doctor are soon elevating survival to an art form as ancient, alien hands practice arts of destruction all around them.

Featuring the Tenth Doctor and Rose as played by David Tennant and Billie Piper in the hit Doctor Who series from BBC Television.

Doctor Who: The Shadow In The Glass

Justin Richards (and others)

When a squadron of RAF Hurricanes shoots down an unidentified aircraft over Turelhampton, the village is immediately evacuated. But why is the village still guarded by troops in 2001? When a television documentary crew break through the cordon looking for a story, they find they've recorded more than they'd bargained for.

Caught up in both a deadly conspiracy and a historical mystery, retired Brigadier Lethbridge-Stewart calls upon his old friend the Doctor. Half-glimpsed demons watch from the shadows as the Doctor and the Brigadier travel back in time to discover the last, and deadliest, secret of the Second World War.

An adventure set partly in the Second World War, featuring the Sixth Doctor as played by Colin Baker and Brigadier Lethbridge-Stewart.

Secret Agent Mummy: The Cleopatra Case

Steve Cole

One boy. One mummy. One mad, bad mission.

Cleopatra’s tomb has never been found – until NOW. And you won’t BELIEVE what’s been hiding inside.

Sam the SECRET AGENT MUMMY must take on: a statue that bites; an undead empress with unfinished business; terrifying intergalactic lizard-men; an ancient plot that threatens all life on Earth.

Luckily, Sam can call on his best friend and neighbour, Niall Rivers, for help. Together, they’ll save the planet for sure . . . WON’T THEY?

Tripwire: Deathwing

Chris Hunter (and others)

The second title in the explosive new series by Steve Cole and Chris Hunter. This is Boy Soldier meets Alex Rider meets Cherub, it is exciting, authentic and adrenalin-fuelled. Each action-packed book is a ticking bomb . . .

Boy soldier, Felix Smith, is undercover. Radical animal-rights activists have teamed up with the biggest terrorist organization in the world to create Deathwing - a project that takes Improvised Explosive Devices to a whole new kill-level. Felix has gone undercover to learn its secrets - and to defuse the threat before millions die.

Doctor Who: Monsters Inside

Steve Cole

The TARDIS takes the Doctor and Rose to a destination in deep space - Justicia, a prison camp stretched over seven planets, where Earth colonies deal with their criminals. While Rose finds herself locked up in a teenage borstal, the Doctor is trapped in a scientific labour camp. Each is determined to find the other, and soon both Rose and the Doctor are risking life and limb to escape in their distinctive styles. But their dangerous plans are complicated by some old enemies. Are these creatures fellow prisoners as they claim, or staging a takeover for their own sinister purposes?

Featuring the Ninth Doctor and Rose as played by Christopher Eccleston and Billie Piper in the hit Doctor Who series from BBC Television

Secret Agent Mummy

Steve Cole

What could be crazier than a 2000-year-old Egyptian mummy detective moving in next door?

How about:
* An army of brainwashed baboons?
* A flying bandaged dog's-bottom?
* A talking cat goddess?
* An evil sorcerer from another world?

Somehow, Niall Rivers has got to deal with all of them.

Still, it's not the end of the world . . . Is it?

Packed with black and white illustrations, real facts about Ancient Egypt, plus fun and action on every page, this is the first book in a brilliant new series by Steve Cole.

Slime Squad Vs the Alligator Army

Steve Cole

Plog, Furp, Zill and Danjo aren't just monsters in a rubbish dump. They are crime-busting super-monsters, here to save their whiffy world!

There's a scary new super-villain about! Backed up by a monstrous army of mutant alligators, he's planning to take over Trashland. What a time for the Slime Squad to lose their special slimy powers . . . !

Slime Squad Vs The Supernatural Squid

Steve Cole

IF YOU CAN'T TAKE THE SLIME, DON'T DO THE CRIME!

Plog, Furp, Zill and Danjo aren't just monsters in a rubbish dump. They are crime-busting super-monsters, here to save their whiffy world!

A sinister ghostly squid has been spotted at sea, attacking anything in sight - and then vanishing! What's going on? The Slime Squad are on the case - and they're going underwater!

It's time to fight crime with slime!

Slime Squad Vs The Killer Socks

Steve Cole

IF YOU CAN'T TAKE THE SLIME, DON'T DO THE CRIME!

Plog, Furp, Zill and Danjo aren't just monsters in a rubbish dump. Together, they are the SLIME SQUAD - crime-busting super-monsters here to save their whiffy world!

There's trouble afoot in Whiffsville!

Giant fire-breathing sock monsters are on the rampage. Can the Slime Squad fight these foul fashion freaks before Trashland is destroyed?

It's time to fight crime with slime!

Slime Squad Vs The Fearsome Fists

Steve Cole

IF YOU CAN'T TAKE THE SLIME, DON'T DO THE CRIME!

An hilarious series about a group of crime-busting monsters - The Slime Squad! From the bestselling author of Astrosaurs and Cows in Action!

Plog, Furp, Zill and Danjo aren't just monsters in a rubbish dump. Together, they are the SLIME SQUAD - crime-busting super-monsters here to save their whiffy world!

Trashland is in trouble.

Fearsome fist-creatures are on the rampage.

Only four brave and slimy monsters can stop them.

Are they up to the challenge?

Or will the Fists flatten them and rule over all with an iron hand . . . ?

It's time to fight crime with slime!

Slime Squad Vs The Toxic Teeth

Steve Cole

Mad scientist Godfrey Gunk had a dream - a dream of creating a whole safari park of monsters on an old rubbish dump. It didn't work. Little did Godfrey know that actually after he left the rubbish dump, his dream came true . . .

Meet the inhabitants of Trashland, a whole world full of different types of small slimy monsters who all live peacefully alongside each other - at least until now . . .

When the hideous Countess Kiss and her vile mouth monsters invade the Mouth Museum and steal all the teeth, the Slime Squad are rightly suspicious.

It's time to fight crime with slime!

Cows in Action 12: The Viking Emoo-gency

Steve Cole

In the year 878, England trembles under Viking attack - but the deadly Danes are being snatched by sea-monsters. What does this have to do with some stolen zoo animals and a mad bull scientist from the future? Only McMoo, Pat and Bo can find out!

Cows In Action 8: The Moo-gic of Merlin

Steve Cole

ON A QUEST FOR COW-ME-LOT!

Join Professor McMoo and his team in the 8th exciting installment of this hilarious series from bestselling author Steve Cole

Genius cow Professor McMoo and his trusty sidekicks, Pat and Bo, are star agents of the C.I.A. - short for COWS IN ACTION! They travel through time, fighting evil bulls from the future and keeping history on the right track . . .

In Dark Age CAMELOT, on the trail of a terrifying NEW type of ter-moo-nator, McMoo and his friends discover the famous WIZARD MERLIN has been turned into a bull - and that KING ARTHUR and his knights have turned COW CRAZY! A dia-BULL-ical plot is in full swing, and the C.I.A. agents must brave MAGIC, MOO-GIC and MAYHEM to stop it - before the forces of KNIGHT conquer all . . .

Biography

Steve Cole is a best-selling children’s author whose sales exceed three million copies. His hugely successful Astrosaurs young fiction series has been a UK top-ten children’s bestseller and been published widely internationally. His several original Doctor Who novels have also been bestsellers. An original comedy, fantasy and adventure writer, Steve’s work includes a broad range of books, most recently the Secret Agent Mummy series for younger readers, Stop Those Monsters! and the explosive Young Bond titles Shoot to Kill and Heads You Die, with a further adventure for the teenage James Bond planned for publication later this year.

Much in demand for his energetic performances at events, Steve has appeared at Edinburgh, Hay, Cheltenham, Oxford, Bath, YALC and World Book Day’s Biggest Book Show on Earth. He has toured schools in Europe, America, the UAE, Australia and New Zealand, and featured at sci-fi and Doctor Who conventions from London to Los Angeles.