The cold one is an evil entity, a great and ancient evil which returns to the present times in order to seek world domination. See all books authored by christopher pike, including thirst no. He is a bestselling author of young adult and childrens fiction, but whose expertise is in the thriller genre. Apr 30, 2019 christopher pike pseudonym of american author kevin christopher mcfadden. Stine are hilarious and it made me wish that there was a c. Quantity available 1 binding hardcover isbn 10 0312851170 isbn 9780312851170 publisher tor books place of publication new york, ny date published 1995 keywords sewn binding. Thirst and alosha are slated to be released as feature films. The cold one ventures into the land of horror, mixed with sciencefiction and suspense. Leslie is the name she uses as the cold one s public persona. It comes complete with those familiar situations where you just know the victims are toast slang for they will be killed, an almost unbeatable evil that is so, for lack of a better word, cold you just know trouble is on the brew and all of mankind could be in peril. The moment i finished it, i wondered about the sequel. Christopher pike is the pseudonym of kevin christopher mcfadden, one of americas most popular young adult fiction writers. He was born in new york, but grew up in california where he lives today.
The cold one s origin is finally identified by an indian born, l. I used to read pike s earlier books when i was younger and find this one just as good, possibly even better. Order of christopher pike books christopher pike is the pen name of kevin christopher mcfadden, an american author of young adult thrillers, horror, scifi and childrens novels. The cold one, by christopher pike, was a very intrigueing novel. Christopher pike is the pseudonym of american author kevin christopher mcfadden born november 12. Seriously, i was irritable as hell while reading this. Crystal is an awesome book about birth, rebirth, death, lost and found love and a whole wide scope of things. When alison gets the chain letter signed your caretaker, she thinks its a sick joke.
Christopher pike books list of books by author christopher pike. And worse than work is as bad as anything can ever be. Some of the list of books the named ann is used and dedicates to her. I am glad to know that there is not only one, but two coming out. Christopher pike books biography and list of works author. The cold one author pike, christopher formatbinding hard cover book condition used fine in very good dust jacket. Discover delightful childrens books with prime book box, a subscription that delivers new books every 1, 2, or 3 months new customers receive 15% off your. The cold one by christopher pike book cover, description, publication history. It comes complete with those familiar situations where you just know the victims are toast slang for they will be killed, an almost unbeatable evil that is so, for lack of a better word, cold you just know trouble is on the brew and all of mankind could. I have been a huge christopher pike fan ever since i read his first book and i really dont remember which it is. The cold one book by christopher pike half price books. Christopher pike is one of the few authors that i buy automatically when i see his books in the stores. And i wonder why no one has created a christopher pike book snarking blog yet. The cold one by christopher pike hardcover 1995 from.
Mcfadden began writing mystery and science fiction novels after leaving college, but he was unable to publish them. This is one of christopher pike s best books ever and an awesome horror story. Proof that christopher pike wrote some pretty fuckedup books. Pikes young adult fiction, which made him a household name, includes the last vampire, remember me, chain letter, and the alosha series, alosha, the shaktra, and the yanti. I should get out one of my titles and check which order i wrote all my books in. When an editor at avon books suggested that he write a teen thriller, he wrote slumber party, which was published in 1985 and went on to a bestseller.
Andy serkis in talks to play alfred pennyworth in matt reeves the batman exclusive. This is one of christopher pikes best books ever and an awesome horror story. Of all of his books, no other two have touched me a much as the starlight crystal or the season of passage. He is a bestselling author of young adult and childrens fiction. I used to read pikes earlier books when i was younger and find this one just as good, possibly even better. I loved christopher pikes books when i was younger and thought id read one of his newer young adult novels. The stage is set for murder by christopher pike and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. His previous adult novels include sati, the season of passage, and the cold one. Its where i talk about books ive locked away in my tickle trunk. I remember pikes love of hinduism from the last vampire books but i feel like hes struggling to make it work in this novel. Christopher pike is the bestselling author of the season of passage, the cold one, the blind mirror, and many other horror novels. Pike s young adult fiction, which made him a household name, includes the last vampire, remember me, chain letter, and the alosha series, alosha, the shaktra, and the yanti.
The cold people spooksville book 5 christopher pike the cold people spooksville book 5 christopher pike frozen enemies make for a chilling challenge in this fifth book in new york times bestselling author christopher pikes spooksville seriesnow on tv. Then again, pikes books are probably too good or too cryptic for anyone to really do a decent snarking job on. I started reading christopher pike when i was 11 years old and he continues to be one my top favorite writers. The cold one 1995 seedling planned sequel to the cold one, but was never written.
Christopher pike pseudonym of american author kevin christopher mcfadden. Sep 27, 2008 the cold one, aka leslie, aka sara morray, aka ruth the cold one kills people and things, and can transform people with a kiss into some deranged killing machine monsters. Richelle mead pc cast, kristin cast l j smith rachel caine ally condie michael grant lauren oliver. Mcfadden was born in new york city in 1955, but grew up in california. The pseudonym christopher pike is allegedly a reference to the captain of the uss enterprise ncc1701 in the star trek. Christopher pike is a bestselling author of young adult novels. I needed to pig out on cinnabon and ketchup chips to get me through it. Christopher pike is the pseudonym of american author kevin christopher mcfaddenborn november 12, 1954. Get cozy and expand your home library with a large online selection of books at. The first video i am going to share my favourite teen read from the 90s. Christopher pike, the bestselling author of the remember me and the last vampire series, has more than fifty novels to his credit. Jan 28, 2019 my adolescence was the standard tragiteen state, but it was illuminated by the neon splash of christopher pike titles.
Pike currently lives in santa barbara, where it is rumored he never. The cold people spooksville book 5 by christopher pike doc. The cold people spooksville book 5 by christopher pike mobipocket. Blogging christopher pike novels because thats what i continue to do. Christopher pike only wrote one book in this fortyseven book series. Even though i am much older now, i will turn to some of my favorite books of his for a short read. The cold ones origin is finally identified by an indian born, l.
My adolescence was the standard tragiteen state, but it was illuminated by the neon splash of christopher pike titles. Marvin summer, an author, insert ann as his reference into his works. I loved christopher pike s books when i was younger and thought id read one of his newer young adult novels. The name ann is one of the significant character in almost of all books christopher pike has written. Christopher pike books biography and list of works. Everything youve always wanted to ask christopher pike. The last vampire series consists of books written by christopher pike and chronicles the life of the 5,000yearold last vampire, the titles were originally released under the last vampire series name, but when recently published was changed simply to thirst.
Christopher pike 1954 christopher pike is the pseudonym of kevin mcfadden born november, 1954, an american writer. Pike weaves a story around his many characters and storylines is nothing short of superb. Jul 28, 2008 i have been a huge christopher pike fan ever since i read his first book and i really dont remember which it is. Pike currently lives in santa barbara, where it is rumored he never leaves his house. They decide to melt one of the blocks, but when they do, a strange man comes out of. Several previously released books were compiled together to make up earlier volumes of the thirst series. Biography christopher pike is the pseudonym of american author kevin christopher mcfadden born november 12, 1955.
Pike started out writing adult mysteries until it was suggested by an editor that he try his hand at teen thrillers. Death hung over those books, like a ouija board at a drinking party, a mashup of teen mortality and fun. Oct 27, 2016 its where i talk about books ive locked away in my tickle trunk. Books by christopher pike writers similar to christopher pike. Written by prolific author christopher pike, this book not one of his numerous young adult offerings is a true to the genre horror book. The cold one by christopher pike fantastic fiction. Times columnist peter jacobs gets involved when a caller confessing to the crimes stalks him. The thirst series, the secret of ka, and the remember me and alosha trilogies are some of his favorite titles.
He is also the author of several adult novels, including sati and the season of passage. The gory details make this adequately spooky, but the plot is too ludicrously farfetched for the novel to be truly harrowing. The cold one has 5 available editions to buy at half price books marketplace. At school, they sat atop my trapper keeper and then accompanied me to bed each night. He took on various jobs before writing slumber party, weekend, and chain letter, all of which became bestsellers. Im sure itd be a great book for young teens, but i couldnt really get to the point where i cared about the characters. He is a bestselling author of young adult and chil. Frankly, im a little behind the times in that area. Christopher pike is the pseudonym of american author kevin christopher mcfadden born november 12, 1955. The cold one by christopher pike a copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition.608 1251 180 600 214 639 229 1005 945 1326 183 1271 429 1412 1410 1352 63 5 622 250 1146 623 671 268 1528 1561 177 1274 125 1145 1490 242 545 446 1358 1423