Daniel José Older
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Daniel José Older

Daniel José Older is the New York Times bestselling author of the Middle Grade historical fantasy series Dactyl Hill Squad, the Bone Street Rumba urban fantasy series, Star Wars: Last Shot, and the award winning Young Adult series the Shadowshaper Cypher, which won the International Latino Book Award and was shortlisted for the Kirkus Prize in Young Readers' Literature, the Andre Norton Award, the Locus, the Mythopoeic Award, and named one of Esquire's 80 Books Every Person Should Read. You can find his thoughts on writing, read dispatches from his decade-long career as an NYC paramedic and hear his music at http://danieljoseolder.net/, on youtube and @djolder on twitter.

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    • Last Shot

    • Star Wars
    • By: Daniel José Older
    • Narrated by: Marc Thompson, Daniel José Older, January LaVoy
    • Length: 11 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2,376
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 2,227
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2,223

    It's one of the galaxy's most dangerous secrets: a mysterious transmitter with unknown power and a reward for its discovery that most could only dream of claiming. But those who fly the Millennium Falcon throughout its infamous history aren't your average scoundrels....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • It's a letdown and boring

    • By Brien on 04-19-18

    Regular price: $31.50

    • Shadowshaper

    • By: Daniel José Older
    • Narrated by: Anika Noni Rose
    • Length: 7 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 350
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 327
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 325

    With the help of a fellow artist named Robbie, Sierra discovers shadowshaping, a thrilling magic that infuses ancestral spirits into paintings, music, and stories....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Vivid Tale for Many Interests

    • By Chwhite on 01-13-16

    Regular price: $17.15

    • Half-Resurrection Blues

    • Bone Street Rumba, Book 1
    • By: Daniel José Older
    • Narrated by: Daniel José Older
    • Length: 7 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 395
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 369
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 373

    Carlos Delacruz is one of the New York Council of the Dead's most unusual agents - an inbetweener, partially resurrected from a death he barely recalls suffering....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Funny, Sharp Urban Fantasy

    • By Alex on 10-18-15

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Dactyl Hill Squad

    • By: Daniel Jose Older
    • Narrated by: Channie Waites
    • Length: 6 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4

    It's 1863, and dinosaurs roam the streets of New York as the Civil War rages between raptor-mounted armies down South....

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Shadowhouse Fall

    • The Shadowshaper Cypher, Book 2
    • By: Daniel José Older
    • Narrated by: Anika Noni Rose
    • Length: 9 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 102
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 98
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 99

    Sierra and her friends love their new lives as shadowshapers, making art and creating change with the spirits of Brooklyn....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A worthy sequel

    • By R. Whitaker on 09-23-17

    Regular price: $19.59

    • Freedom Fire

    • By: Daniel Jose Older
    • Narrated by: Channie Waites
    • Length: 8 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Magdalys and the squad are flying south on pteroback. South to rescue her older brother. South to war. The squad links up with the dino-mounted troops of the Louisiana Native Guard, an all-black regiment in the Union Army fighting to free their people....

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Battle Hill Bolero

    • Bone Street Rumba, Book 3
    • By: Daniel José Older
    • Narrated by: Daniel José Older
    • Length: 8 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 47
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 45
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 45

    Trouble is brewing between the Council of the Dead and the ghostly, half-dead, spiritual, and supernatural community they claim to represent....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Entertaining!

    • By obsidian dusk on 02-13-17

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Midnight Taxi Tango

    • Bone Street Rumba, Book 2
    • By: Daniel José Older
    • Narrated by: Daniel José Older
    • Length: 9 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 111
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 105
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 105

    Carlos Delacruz straddles the line between the living and the not-so alive. As an agent for the Council of the Dead, he eliminates New York's ghostlier problems....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Terrific new voice(s) in urban fantasy

    • By Paula on 01-09-16

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Salsa Nocturna: Stories

    • By: Daniel José Older
    • Narrated by: Daniel José Older
    • Length: 6 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 93
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 91
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 90

    Down the midnight streets of New York, a whole invisible universe churns to life in Daniel Jos Older’s debut collection of ghost noir....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Engaging Supernatural Detective Stories

    • By William Emmons on 03-07-16

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Shadowshaper. Ombre

    • Shadowshaper 1
    • By: Daniel José Older
    • Narrated by: Chiara Francese
    • Length: 7 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
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    La scuola è appena finita a New York e Sierra Santiago, un'adolescente portoricana, si prepara a trascorrere l'estate divertendosi con i suoi amici e...

    Regular price: $8.41

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