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Nicholls, Stan

Overview
Works: 116 works in 335 publications in 7 languages and 4,702 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Fantasy fiction  Graphic novels  Comic books, strips, etc  Fantasy fiction, English  Juvenile works  Young adult works  Biography  History 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: PR6064.I179, 823.914
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Stan Nicholls
The covenant rising by Stan Nicholls( Book )

15 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the land of Bhealfa, magic defines and controls the social order. But the most powerful and expensive spells are used by the authorities to control the entire population. Reeth Caldason is one of the last remaining members of a warrior race that was brutually massacred decades ago. Cursed with episodes of blind, uncontrollable rage, he is forced to wander the world seeking revenge for his people and a cure for his magical affliction. But the spell that binds Reeth is highly mysterious, and only when a young sorcerer's apprentice tells him of the mysterious Covenant does her regain a glimmer of hope. Forming an uneasy alliance, the two head for the Bhealfa's capital city in search of the secretive magical society, unaware that they are about to be drawn into a dangerous world of conspiracy and treachery
The righteous blade by Stan Nicholls( Book )

19 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and Russian and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cursed with immortality and fits of blind, deadly rage, swordsman Reeth Caldason has wandered the world seeking both revenge for his slain tribe and a cure for his affliction. His travels have brought him to Bhealfa, where the authorities use magic and brute force to control the entire population. The paladin clans, an order of mercenary knights, are determined to crush the growing revolution, and Devlor Bastorran, the wildly cruel heir apparent to the clan leadership, plots a gruesome revenge against Reeth. But Reeth has larger problems to contend with. The rebels have decided on the location of their new state - a remote island - and he has been given the dangerous task of delivering payment in gold
Orcs by Stan Nicholls( Book )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A popular international fantasy adventure, published for the first time in the United States, is told from the perspective of an Orc that offers insight into Orc culture and the reasons why they are a feared and hated species
Orcs : forged for war by Stan Nicholls( Book )

5 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and French and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of warrior orcs try to fight their way free of the dominion of an evil human enchantress
Army of shadows by Stan Nicholls( Book )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and Dutch and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stryke and the Wolverines returned in 2008 in ORCS BAD BLOOD 1: WEAPONS OF MAGICAL DESTRUCTION, taking their quest to save the Orc race from both man and the sorceress Jennesta across the dimensions. Now they are back in another volume of frenetic action, nail-biting adventure and black humour. Orcs warband the Wolverines are stranded in a parallel world. Their only means of escape, the mysterious instrumentalities, have been seized by their nemesis, the depraved sorceress Jennesta. But regaining the artefacts is only one of their problems. To ignite an uprising in the face of ruthless human oppressors commanding magic, Stryke and his band must reawaken the lost martial spirit of the world's indigenous orcs. You'll never look at an Orc again in the same way
Weapons of magical destruction by Stan Nicholls( Book )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The original Orcs trilogy ended with Stryke and his band of Orcs finding the ancestral Orc home hidden in another dimension. Orcs Bad Blood will tell the story of their hectic adventures in the other dimensions as they attempt to find peace for their race and escape the ever greedy, savage expansion of mankind. Fast moving, tongue-in-cheek and full of sorcery and bloodshed these are the perfect reads for the fantasy reader who wants a little fresh perspective on the endless war between good and evil." -- Provided by publisher
Ken and me by William Roache( Book )

5 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inferno by Stan Nicholls( Book )

7 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and French and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stan Nicholls' Orcs have found an army of followers. These are Orcs who have fought a vicious battle for survival against the encroaching plague of humanity as it has poured across their world and the worlds of others. Now, in this the sixth volume, the battle reaches a bloody conclusion where the Orcs will need all their legendary martial prowess and their notorious brutality to survive
Bodyguard of lightning by Stan Nicholls( Book )

14 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In een primaire wereld, waar mensen, orcs, kobolden en andere wezens constant met elkaar in oorlog zijn, deserteert een stel orcs om op zoek te gaan naar een aantal magische artefacten die hun wereldbeeld kunnen wijzigen
Quicksilver twilight by Stan Nicholls( Book )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Desperate to find a cure for the curse of immortality and the episodes of berserk fury and debilitating visions that torment him, Reeth Caldason has traded his fighting skills for the promise of access to powerful ancient magic. But the Resistance group he reluctantly joined as part of the bargain is in disarray since their plans to found an island Utopia free from tyranny were betrayed by one of their own. Now, Reeth is trapped on the Diamond Isle, fending off the pirates that plague the surrounding waters. Despite his romantic entanglement with one of the freedom fighters, Serrah, and the responsibility he feels towards Kutch, a young magician's apprentice, he is determined to set off on the search for his cure. But as his visions grow stranger, Serrah and Kutch begin to understand his true nature and the great power it represents. Back on the mainland, Reeth's arch-enemy, Devlor Bastorran, remains intent on destroying him. Overshadowing everything is the threat of Zerreiss, the conquering barbarian warlord who uses an enigmatic ability to sweep all before him. The spectre of war looms
Orcs by Stan Nicholls( Book )

13 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fantasy's bad guys finally get their due in this fast moving, action-packed tale of Orc valor and human treachery
Orcs : bad blood by Stan Nicholls( Book )

7 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Also known as "Bad Blood 1: Weapons of Magical Destruction], pre-publication title. "The original Orcs trilogy ended with Stryke and his band of Orcs [warriors] finding the ancestral Orc home hidden in another dimension." The author describes this as a "sequel trilogy," entitled, "Orcs: Bad Blood." Announces that the second book in this series will be "Orcs: army of shadows," (anticipated publication, 2010)
Legion of thunder by Stan Nicholls( Book )

10 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Een groepje Orcs is op zoek naar bepaalde artefacten die de magie in hun wereld kunnen herstellen; daarbij moeten ze strijd leveren met andere wezens
Orcs by Stan Nicholls( Book )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using mysterious artifacts to transport the Wolverines to a world where the indigenous orc population is cruelly subjugated by human invaders, Stryke joins the planet's resistance movement in a revolution that takes him through outlandish parallel dimensions
The Diamond Isle by Stan Nicholls( Book )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Desperate to find a cure for the curse of immortality and the episodes of berserk fury and debilitating visions that torment him, Reeth Caldason has traded his fighting skills for the promise of access to powerful ancient magic. But the Resistance group he reluctantly joined as part of the bargain is in disarray since their plans to found an island Utopia free from tyranny were betrayed by one of their own. Now, Reeth is trapped on the Diamond Isle, fending off the pirates that plague the surrounding waters. Despite his romantic entanglement with one of the freedom fighters, Serrah, and the responsibility he feels towards Kutch, a young magician's apprentice, he is determined to set off on the search for his cure. But as his visions grow stranger, Serrah and Kutch begin to understand his true nature and the great power it represents. Back on the mainland, Reeth's arch-enemy, Devlor Bastorran, remains intent on destroying him. Overshadowing everything is the threat of Zerreiss, the conquering barbarian warlord who uses an enigmatic ability to sweep all before him. The spectre of war looms
Bad blood by Stan Nicholls( )

7 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the Orcs discovered a world filled with their own kind, they thought they would live there till the end of their days. But the appearance of an unlikely ally will change everything. This ally, a human, tells of the atrocities being visited upon Orcs back in the other world. He implores Stryke and his companions to come back so that they may save their kind from extinction and wreak vengeance upon the humans who've wronged them
The book of shadows by Stan Nicholls( Book )

11 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le roi Eldrick avait fait l'erreur de gracier le sorcier Avoch-Dar, et celui-ci revient, cette fois allié avec les forces infernales, voyant ainsi son pouvoir multiplié de jour en jour. Pour le vaincre et sauver son royaume, Eldrick se tourne vers Nightshade qui, par vengeance personnelle, est déjà parti à la recherche d'un livre magique capable de détruire Avoch-Dar
Fade to black by Stan Nicholls( Book )

5 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and French and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The shadow of the sorcerer by Stan Nicholls( Book )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le machiavélique sorcier Avoch-Dar s'est échappé, emportant le grimoire des ombres avec lui. Dès qu'il aura pu déchiffrer les énigmes du grimoire, il deviendra invincible. Mais Avoch-Dar a laissé derrière lui son cristal enchanté
Warriors of the tempest by Stan Nicholls( Book )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Orcs : forged for war
Alternative Names
Stan Nicholls britisk skribent

Stan Nicholls Brits schrijver

Stan Nicholls brittisk författare

Stan Nicholls écrivain britannique

Stan Nicholls englischer Fantasy-Schriftsteller

Stan Nicholls scrittore inglese

Николс, Стэн

Стен Никълс

Languages
English (100)

French (20)

German (10)

Spanish (7)

Dutch (6)

Polish (5)

Russian (2)

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The righteous bladeOrcsOrcs : forged for warArmy of shadowsWeapons of magical destructionBodyguard of lightningQuicksilver twilightOrcs