exciting story.” — Kirkus Reviews
and intrigue the most creative adult mind.” — Author J.K.Norry
entangled in a plot to steal the world’s first steam engine plans
from master inventor, Nikolas Klaus. Will Klaus’ ties to the secret
society known as the Tub (lead by a butcher, baker, and candlestick
maker) be their undoing? Or will they live on to become legends?
has strong female characters, no graphic violence, no sexual content,
and is loved by kids aged 9-15 and adults (written for both
audiences). Loved by fans of Percy Jackson, Harry Potter, and
-Book 1 – Honorable Mention by Reader’s Favorite for their 2016 award
for grades 4-6
Book 1 – Calgary Herald best-sellers ’14, ’15Amazon #1 Best Seller in Steampunk, Fairy Tale
completed steam engine to Nikolas Klaus, a master inventor in another
kingdom. When the nefarious secret society, the Fare, learns the
game-changing invention’s plans are en route, they accelerate their
own scheme to neutralize to reclaim control over the kingdoms.
started to go missing—again. Captain Archambault suspects the
return of the disturbing and depraved Ginger Lady. With the help of
Tee, Elly, and Richy—the Yellow Hoods—the search is on to find
the missing children before it is too late.
scientists and inventors were abominations, save for those willing to
become his Conventioneers. His edict spread like wildfire through the
kingdoms, and drove the hunted into the arms of the secret societies,
the Tub and the Fare.
young Marcus Pieman follows up on rumors of a homeless, teenage
Abominator in his city. When the scared Nikolas Klaus looked up at
Marcus for the first time, a tremendous bond was forged.
and who lays bleeding in the middle of nowhere?
soon there will be no one to stop her. She’s ready for anything,
except for the return of her long dead son. But is it really him?
rocket-pack’s leather straps and glances over her shoulder. Her
friends might never forgive her, but she can’t stand idly by any
longer. In a blink, she’s thrown into the air. Then, the
unthinkable happens—the rocket-pack comes off.
and will have you punching the air with joy and biting your nails in
Steampunk meets Fairy tale series!
idea it would lead him to tip the scales in the war between Marcus
Pieman and the Lady in Red.
rescue Nikolas Klaus before it’s too late. Who will betray them, and
who will be murdered?
brings an epic finale to the series. But is this truly the end of the
Yellow Hoods? Find out!
steampunk meets fairy tale series, The Yellow Hoods, which struck a
chord with kids 9-15 and adults. After four books in the series, the
former software architect put out two more young adult books, the
post-apocalyptic fantasy book The Wizard Killer – Season One, and
then his science fiction novel, The Man of Cloud 9. The first two
novels in The Yellow Hoods series, as well as The Wizard Killer, have
been finalists for Book of the Year awards from the Independent
at schools, libraries, associations, as well as comic-con type events
like CalgaryExpo and FanExpoCanada on subjects from how to get one’s
ideas out and stepping outside of one’s comfort zone, to how to
give a successful book signing.
Dyslexia (reading and writing disorder), and needing to be ruthless
with his time and energy in face of his severe asthma and chronic
abdominal scar pain. He’s become an inspiration to some, and a
symbol of tenacious hard work to others.
an active online mentor at adamdreece.com, and is a busy public
speaker, panelist, and author in Canada and the Pacific Northwest.