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.

Astrosaurs Vs Cows In Action: The Dinosaur Moo-tants

Steve Cole

Evil is afoot in the Jurassic Quadrant. Terrifying mutant dinosaurs threaten to wipe out humanity... dinosaurs with twitching claws, razor-sharp teeth and...deadly udders?!

These aren't mutants - they're MOO-tants!

This is a deadly mission for a new superteam - one which can travel across space AND time.
Action, danger (and a few cups of tea) are in store when the ASTROSAURS meet the COWS IN ACTION!

But will the new friends be able to defeat their biggest, scariest, dairyest enemy yet? Or will the moo-tants destroy TWO of the bravest crime-fighting teams the universe has ever seen?

Astrosaurs 17: The Twist of Time

Steve Cole

DINOSAURS . . . IN SPACE!

The 17th title in the brilliantly funny and exciting ASTROSAURS series.

Meet Captain Teggs Stegosaur and the crew of the amazing spaceship DSS Sauropod as the Astrosaurs fight evil across the galaxy!

Killer carnivores have discovered a strange liquid with the power to turn back time . . . and plan to change plant-eating dinos everywhere into helpless babies! Can the astrosaurs stop them before time runs out - for good?

Perfect for children ready to start reading chapter books by themselves.

Astrosaurs 22: The Castle of Frankensaur

Steve Cole

Dinosaurs . . . in space!

Meet Captain Teggs Stegosaur and the crew of the amazing spaceship DSS Sauropod as the astrosaurs fight evil across the galaxy!

On the trail of carnivore space-robber, the astrosaurs find a creepy castle on a distant asteroid - the secret hideout of super-scientist Dr Frankensaur. Plunged into a sinister mystery, Teggs must fight deadly robots, headless horrors, mutant monsters and a threat to the entire cosmos . . .

Z. Apocalypse

Steve Cole

Prehistoric beasts merge with nightmare visions of the future in this thrilling conclusion to the Z. Rex trilogy.

Reunited with the savage unpredictable T.Rex, Zed, fourteen-year-old Adam must team up with some unlikely allies to battle against villainous scientists and their killer creations. If they do not win, the ultimate apocalypse will be unleashed upon humanity . . .

Slime Squad vs The Conquering Conks

Steve Cole

The eighth title in the hilarious young series from Steve Cole, author of Astrosaurs. It's The A Team meets Monsters Inc - with a whole lot of slime!

Crawling from the nosepick ocean, green snot-blobs start attacking Trashland, sticking the people in their tracks, holding them helpless. They are controlled by evil nose-monsters wanting to immobilise Trashland so the population starve and they can take over. The Squad fight back with giant tissues.

Astrosaurs 21: The T Rex Invasion

Steve Cole

In this special twenty-first Astrosaurs title, a long lost dino-pyramid said to contain an incredible weapon is rediscovered by archaeologists. But when T rexes invade to steal the weapon which they believe will give them superiority over all of the dinosaurs Teggs and his crew are called to the rescue . . .

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!

Biography

STEVE COLE is a bestselling children's author and lifelong fan of Ian Fleming's James Bond. His other book series include Z. Rex, Thieves Like Us, Doctor Who and Astrosaurs, with collective sales of over three million copies. In other careers he has worked as an editor of books and magazines for readers of all ages.