Ridley Pearson
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Ridley Pearson

Ridley Pearson (www.ridleypearson.com), the first American to be awarded the Raymond Chandler/Fulbright Fellowship in Detective Fiction at Wadham College, Oxford University, is the bestselling author of over 50 novels including, Peter And the Starcatchers (co-written with Dave Barry), The Kingdom Keepers series, and two dozen crime novels including: Probable Cause, Beyond Recognition, Killer Weekend, The Risk Agent, and The Red Room. His novel The Diary Of Ellen Rimbauer, a prequel to a Stephen King miniseries, was a New York Times #1 bestseller, and a ABC TV movie (2009).


Peter and the Starcatcher, a stage play adaptation written by Rick Elice (Jersey Boys) won 5 Tonys for its Broadway run and is currently touring the US.

Ridley is a founding member of, and plays bass guitar in, the all-author rock band, The Rockbottom Remainders (www.rockbottomremainders.com), with Dave Barry, Stephen King, Scott Turow, Mitch Albom, Roy Blount Jr., James McBride, Amy Tan and Greg Iles. The band has raised over 2.5 million dollars for charities.

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Best Sellers

    • Lock and Key: The Gadwall Incident

    • By: Ridley Pearson
    • Narrated by: Nicola Barber
    • Length: 1 hr and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 277
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 246
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 248

    In The Gadwall Incident, listeners get a glimpse into James' life a mere 24 hours before the tipping point - before life as he knows it changes irrevocably and his childhood slips into the shadows....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Ok.

    • By CC on 03-16-17

    Regular price: $0.00

    • Peter and the Starcatchers

    • The Starcatchers, Book 1
    • By: Dave Barry, Ridley Pearson
    • Narrated by: Jim Dale
    • Length: 8 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,948
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,372
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,368

    Peter and his mysterious new friend, Molly, overcome bands of pirates and thieves in their quest to keep a fantastical secret safe and save the world from evil....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A fast paced frolic on the high seas!

    • By Deborah on 12-19-08

    Regular price: $20.97

    • The Kingdom Keepers

    • Disney after Dark
    • By: Ridley Pearson
    • Narrated by: Gary Littman
    • Length: 6 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 706
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 632
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 631

    Using a cutting-edge technology called DHI, Finn Whitman, an Orlando teen, and four other kids are transformed into hologram projections that guide guests through the park....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Awful narration

    • By Kelsey Prince on 06-14-17

    Regular price: $20.97

    • Peter and the Shadow Thieves

    • The Starcatchers, Book 2
    • By: Dave Barry, Ridley Pearson
    • Narrated by: Jim Dale
    • Length: 11 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,424
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1,132
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,132

    Peter leaves the relative safety of Mollusk Island for the cold, damp, dangerous streets of London....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Better than J. M. Barrie's original!

    • By Snoodely on 05-10-10

    Regular price: $19.57

    • Peter and the Secret of Rundoon

    • The Starcatchers, Book 3
    • By: Dave Barry, Ridley Pearson
    • Narrated by: Jim Dale
    • Length: 10 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,039
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 818
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 822

    Peter and Molly find themselves in the dangerous land of Rundoon....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Is this a kissing book?

    • By knarf on 06-07-17

    Regular price: $24.62

    • Peter and the Sword of Mercy

    • The Starcatchers, Book 4
    • By: Dave Barry, Ridley Pearson
    • Narrated by: Jim Dale
    • Length: 11 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 803
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 652
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 650

    The year is 1902 - it's been 23 years since Peter and the Lost Boys returned from Rundoon. Molly has married George Darling and is raising three children: Wendy, Michael, and John....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Amazing

    • By A-McD on 12-16-09

    Regular price: $29.99

    • The Kingdom Keepers II

    • Disney at Dawn
    • By: Ridley Pearson
    • Narrated by: Christopher Lane
    • Length: 6 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 384
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 320
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 321

    It's supposed to be a happy day at the Magic Kingdom - the teenage holographic hosts have returned....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Good read but not out of this world

    • By Tork on 08-08-15

    Regular price: $20.97

    • Kingdom Keepers: The Return

    • Disney Lands, Book One
    • By: Ridley Pearson
    • Narrated by: MacLeod Andrews
    • Length: 6 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 131
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 123
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 125

    With the defeat of the Overtakers behind them, the five teenagers known as the Kingdom Keepers should be celebrating. By all accounts they saved Disneyland from certain destruction....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • amazing

    • By Robert Short Sr on 04-16-16

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Disney in Shadow

    • Kingdom Keepers III
    • By: Ridley Pearson
    • Narrated by: MacLeod Andrews
    • Length: 11 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 324
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 270
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 267

    When Disney Imagineers installed hologram guides for the Magic Kingdom using teenage models, they had no idea the technology might backfire....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Disney in Shadow

    • By Jekyll and Watson on 04-26-10

    Regular price: $29.99

    • Dark Passage

    • Kingdom Keepers, Book 6
    • By: Ridley Pearson
    • Narrated by: MacLeod Andrews
    • Length: 9 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 168
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 150
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 152

    Aboard the Disney Cruise Line's inaugural passage through the new Panama Canal, the Keepers and their holograms uncover a puzzle hidden within the pages of a stolen journal....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Enjoyable for all ages & Disney fans

    • By Scrappy on 03-20-18

    Regular price: $19.99

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