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Rick Yancey - Author


Rick is a native Floridian and a graduate of Roosevelt University in Chicago. He earned a B.A. in English which he put to use as a field officer for the Internal Revenue Service. Inspired and encouraged by his wife, he decided his degree might also be useful in writing books and in 2004 he began writing full-time.

Since then he has launched two critically acclaimed series: The Extraordinary Adventures of Alfred Kropp, for young readers, and The Highly Effective Detective, for adults. Both books are set in Knoxville, Tennessee, where Rick lived for ten years before returning to Florida.

Rick lives with his wife, Sandy, his three sons, two dogs and one lizard.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Rick Yancey

The 5th Wave by Rick Yancey
The 5th Wave
Rick Yancey
This is a novel that packs a punch on every page with hope and despair in equal measure alongside life and death. It will leave you gasping for breath and keep you hooked to the end and long after it'll...
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/11/2015
The Infinite Sea by Rick Yancey
The Infinite Sea
Rick Yancey
The Infinite Sea is the hugely anticipated follow-up to the phenomenal - and bestselling - The 5th Wave by Carnegie-shortlisted Rick Yancey. *** An extract for The Infinite Sea will be available on the 16th September. The...
Format: Paperback - Released: 16/09/2014
The 5th Wave by Rick Yancey
Reader Reviewed The 5th Wave
Rick Yancey
One of our Books of the Year 2013 This is a novel that packs a punch on every page with hope and despair in equal measure alongside life and death. It will leave you gasping for breath and keep you...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/05/2013
The Monstrumologist The Terror Beneath by Rick Yancey
The Monstrumologist The Terror Beneath
Rick Yancey
A truly blood-curdling yet fun story that will set the reader’s heart racing. Will is a monster-hunting apprentice but when he and his boss discover there is more than one strange monster that feeds through its chest, they must face...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/10/2009
The Extraordinary Adventures of Alfred Kropp by Rick Yancey
The Extraordinary Adventures of Alfred Kropp
Rick Yancey
Alfred Kropp has none of the usual characteristics of a hero but, when a dangerous magical sword falls into the wrong hands, he finds he does have what it takes to be brave. A modern day King Arthur,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/06/2007

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