John Peel Books In Order

Publication Order of Foul Play Books

Hangman (1992) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Tag (You're Dea) (1992) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Hide-And-Seek (1993) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Simon Says (1993) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Shockers Books

Alien Prey (1993) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Blood Wolf (1993) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Grave Doubts (1993) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Night Wings (1993) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Dead End (1994) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Ghost Lake (1994) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Tombstones Books

Dances with Werewolves (1995) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Last Drop (1995) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Outer Limits Books

The Zanti Misfits (1997) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Choice (1997) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Time Shifter (1997) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Lost (1997) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Invaders (1998) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Innocent (1998) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Vanished (1998) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Nightmare (1998) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Beware the Metal Children (1999) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Alien Invasion from Hollyweird (1999) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Payback (1999) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Change (1999) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Diadem Books

Book of Names (1997) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Book of Signs (1997) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Book of Magic (1997) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Book of Thunder (1997) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Book of Earth (1998) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Book of Nightmares (1998) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Book Of War (2005) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Book of Oceans (2005) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Book of Reality (2006) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Book Of Doom (2006) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Dragonhome Books

The Secret of Dragonhome (1998) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Slayers Of Dragonhome (2011) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Siege Of Dragonhome (2016) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Fear the Year 2099 Books

Doomsday (1999) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Betrayal (1999) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Traitor (2000) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Revolution (2000) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Meltdown (2000) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Firestorm (2000) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Magical States of America Books

Suddenly Twins (2001) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Twice the Trouble! (2001) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Double Disaster (2002) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Lucy Wilson Mysteries Books

The Midnight People (2019) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

The Fireball Xl5 Files (1986) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Island in the Sky (1987) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
That Which Survives (1987) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Uptime, Downtime (1992) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Talons (1993) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Shattered (1993) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Poison (1994) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Statues (1995) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Maniac (1995) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

John Peel is a renowned British-American author of science fiction, children’s fiction, young adult, fantasy, thriller, horror, spy fiction, and adult fiction genres. He is best known for his television series novelizations and novels. Peel is particularly famous for writing the Carmen Sandiego series, Diadem series, Dragonhome series, Eerie, Indiana series, Shockers series, Tombstone series, 2099 series, etc., and for writing numerous books based on Star Trek, James Bond Jr., and Doctor Who Tv series. There have been several pen names used by him to write his books, including John Vincent, Nicholas Adams, Rick North, and J.P Trent. Some of the notable works penned by Peel include Timewym: Genesys (1991), Evolution (1994), War of the Daleks (1997), Legacy of the Daleks (1998), and Diadem (1997-2012). Author Peel began his career by writing novels and comic strips of Doctor Who.

The first original Doctor Who book written by him was Timewyrm: Genesys. He wrote it to lay the foundation of Virgin New Adventures. During the early 1990s, Peel was approached by Target Books for writing the novelizations of a few important Dalek stories from the 1960s, originally created by the TV writer Terry Nation. This was possible only after the final working out of the rights. Later, Peel wrote a few more original Daleks novels. Author Peel has the distinction of being the one among the only three writers credited on a novelization of Target who hadn’t either been a part of the TV series production team or written a story for it. The other two writers include Alison Bingeman and Nigel Robinson. Other than the Doctor Who novelizations, Peel has also penned novels and comics for the popular Star Trek franchise.

With the use of the pseudonym John Vincent, he has written novelizations based on the episodes of the successful TV series of the 1990s, James Bond Jr. Author Peel was born as John Ronald Peel in 1954 in Nottingham, United Kingdom. He completed his schooling from the Carlton le Willows Grammar School and then studied at Nottingham University to obtain his bachelor’s degree. Peel holds both the British and American citizenship and currently resides in Long Island, New York. His wife is a citizen of the United States and he continuously travels to America under his British passport. Author Peel began his writing career in the 1980s by writing a licensed spin-off book based on the famous TV series of the 1960s called The Avengers.

The spin-off was called Too Many Targets and achieved enormous success. After this, Peel moved on to write the Doctor Who novels. As he was a close friend of Terry Nation, the original creator of Doctor Who, it helped him to get the chance to write the novelizations based on the characters created by Terry after Target Books commissioned him. Peel is believed to be one of the several authors who agreed to do it in spite of the high percentage of the fee charged by the literary agents of Terry Nation for the rights. For the same reasons and a few others, he was also one of the few authors allowed to make full use of the Daleks in the novels. However, neither of the first few novels were well received by the series’ fans partly due to the rewriting of the Dalek history by Peel as opposed to what was depicted in the television series. Timewyrm: Genesys was the first novel to achieve success and find a place in the hearts of the series’ fans.

A successful series penned by author John Peel is known as The Outer Limits series. It is comprised of a total of 12 books released between 1997 and 1999. The essential characters mentioned in this series include Ben Garth, Lisa Lawrence, Aggie Travers, Karen, Brandon Mooney, Stacy, Doc Martens, Justin, Amy, and several others. Author Peel has set the plots of this series on different fictional planets along with Earth. The debut book of this series is entitled ‘The Zanti Misfits’. It was released by the Tor Books in 1997. This book opens by showing that unknown creatures land on the planet Zanti calling themselves as The Zanti. No one seems to know who they are or what they want. They are seen as dangerous malcontents and undesirable misfits.

When the rulers of Zanti planet fear that the alien creatures might disrupt the peace of their perfectly ordered society, they come up with the solution of exiling them to planet Earth. As the rulers on Earth are not in the position to object to the decision of Zanti’s rulers, they cannot do anything about it. Earth’s military and scientific leaders know it very well that they are inferior to The Zanti. So, the only thing they can do is to monitor the Zanti misfits’ arrival and wait. But, everyone wonders why they have Earth and not any other planet. Teenagers Lisa Lawrence and Ben Garth set themselves on the mission of finding out answers to all the questions involving the Zanti. They are also outcasts and move forward with their mission to deal with the Misfits without having any idea about its consequences.

The second volume of this series is called ‘The Choice’. It was also published in 1997 by the Tom Doherty Associates publication. This novel features Agie Travers and Karen in central roles. Initially, Aggie Travers is depicted as being different from the rest of the children in her class. She possesses telekinetic powers that are quite violent. Aggie finds it very difficult to control her telekinetic powers and has a lot to learn about how to use it without getting into trouble. Her parents become very much worried when they come to know about her newly acquired powers. As they scratch their heads to deal with Aggie’s problem, they come across her substitute teacher named Karen, who has unique insights into the violent powers of Aggie Travers as well as the girl.

Karen knows how to help Aggie in controlling her powers, but the problem is that she is being chased by a government agent. It is believed that Karen’s name is linked with the disappearance of many other children, who also had unique powers. Aggie’s parents wonder if the government agents are really after Karen or it is Aggie that they want to get to. They don’t know who they should trust and find themselves in the dilemma of choosing one among Karen and the government. And if they end up making the wrong choice, then their daughter is going to suffer and her power is going to be misused.x


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