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Ridley Pearson

USA flag (b.1953)

aka Wendell McCall, Joyce Reardon

Ridley Pearson likes to climb trees really tall trees in his spare time.  He says he's lucky not to have too much spare time!  He also plays in a rock and roll band with some other authors which has gotten him on stage with Bruce Springsteen, among others.  

An Eagle Scout, Ridley doesn't remember getting a merit badge in writing.

He's had a Broadway play and a television movie made from his books.  He co-writes adventure novels for younger readers with one of the funniest men on the planet, Dave Barry.  

The father of two girls Paige and Storey Ridley says being a dad is the greatest job of all.

Ridley carries a VIP pass that's good for free entrance in any Disney theme park in the worldwhich might explain a few things about the Kingdom Keepers!

Genres: Children's Fiction, Mystery, Thriller, Young Adult Fiction, Romance
Non fiction
Anthologies containing stories by Ridley Pearson
Short stories
All Over But the Dying (1996)

Ridley Pearson recommends
Black Mountain (2000)
Les Standiford
"There's a mountain of nail-biting reading here."
Chill of Night (2006)
(Night, book 6)
John Lutz
"John Lutz is one of the masters."
The Echelon Vendetta (2007)
(Micah Dalton, book 1)
David Stone
"Vivid characters and spellbinding, heart-pounding, hallucinogenic plotting... you'll love this book."
First to Kill (2008)
(Nathan McBride, book 1)
Andrew Peterson
"The most brutally effective thriller hero to appear in years."
Mirror Image (2010)
(Daniel Rinaldi Mystery, book 1)
Dennis Palumbo
"A standout mind-bender! This guy can write!"
The Worst Thing (2011)
Aaron Elkins
"Aaron Elkins delivers a mind-bending, heart-pounding read. Count me as a lifetime member of his fan club. I'm in awe."
At the End of the Road (2011)
Grant Jerkins
"Grant Jerkins's stylish prose and rich characters set him apart."
Ryan Quinn and the Rebel's Escape (2016)
(Ryan Quinn, book 1)
Ron McGee
"A suspenseful, just-won't-quit adventure thriller."
The Crown of Fire (2016)
(Copernicus Legacy, book 4)
Tony Abbott
"Full of mystery and intrigue."
The Lost Staff of Wonders (2017)
(Will Wilder, book 2)
Raymond Arroyo
"Open the cover, fasten your seat belt, and get ready for a rip-roaring ride!"
Last Chance (2017)
(Rains, book 2)
Gregg Hurwitz
"The Rains is one of those all-top-creepy and believable stories. Chilling!."

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