WorldCat Identities

Macdonald, James 1954-

Overview
Works: 112 works in 274 publications in 3 languages and 5,894 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Science fiction  Fantasy fiction  Action and adventure fiction  Sports stories  College stories  History  Alternative histories (Fiction) 
Roles: Author, Illustrator
Classifications: PZ7.D7735, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by James Macdonald
School of wizardry by Debra Doyle( Book )

14 editions published between 1989 and 2004 in English and held by 459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Determined to become a wizard, twelve-year-old Randal is delighted to be accepted into the famed School of Wizardry, but his apprenticeship is marred when he realizes that one of the master wizards is using evil spells to destroy the school and gain supreme power
Danger in the palace by Debra Doyle( Book )

15 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fifteen-year-old journeyman wizard needs all the magic he has thus far learned when he and his companion Lys are drawn into the political problems of a good and powerful prince
The wizard's statue by Debra Doyle( Book )

14 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in English and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Randal, a young wizard, begins a dangerous adventure when a dying man gives him a mysterious statue. The man's last request is that Randal give the statue to a mercenary named Dagon
Knight's wyrd by Debra Doyle( Book )

3 editions published between 1992 and 1997 in English and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Will Odosson sets out on a series of dangerous adventures after a wizard predicts that he will meet his death before a year has passed
The wizard's castle by Debra Doyle( Book )

12 editions published between 1989 and 2003 in English and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Randal, a journeyman wizard, jeopardizes his powers when he joins Baron Ector's armies in a siege of Bell Castle
Secret of the tower by Debra Doyle( Book )

14 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After breaking the oldest law in wizardry while trying to save the School of Wizardry from destruction, fifteen-year-old Randal is made a journeyman wizard but is not allowed to use his magic, no matter how great the need, until he gets permission from the wizard Balpesh living as a hermit in the far off eastern mountains
The high king's daughter by Debra Doyle( Book )

9 editions published between 1990 and 2003 in English and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The further adventures of Roland, a journeyman wizard, and his two companions, the knight-errant Walter and the minstrel Lys, as they journey into Elfland to try and bring out the High King's daughter
The Apocalypse door by James Macdonald( Book )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Peter Crossman is a man with a mission and his boss is literally out of this world. His world is a dangerous place and it's Peter Crossman's job to protect it. Men of the cloth can only do so much."--Jacket
The stars asunder by Debra Doyle( Book )

8 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the fantasy land of the Mageworlds, violence is used to power space travel. The violence is generated by having men fight with staves, frequently to death. The power produced enables a warrior to travel and explore distant worlds
A working of stars by Debra Doyle( Book )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Ten years ago, Arekhon sus-Khalgath sus-Peledaen abandoned his native planet for a new life on the far side of the Gap Between, the starless rift separating the Eraasain worlds from the rest of the galaxy."--Jacket
Requiem for Boone by Debra Doyle( Book )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Army special forces major Will Boone encounters the Companions while contacting a missing special forces team during the Sino-Indian War
The book of three festivals; stories for Christmas, Easter and Thanksgiving by Amy Morris Lillie( Book )

1 edition published in 1948 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of stories suitable for Christmas, Easter and Thanksgiving. About half of them have religious themes, and two have backgrounds of racial understanding. Grades 7-8
Groogleman by Debra Doyle( Book )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When thirteen-year-old Dan journeys to the Dead Lands to rescue the village healer kidnapped by the grooglemen, he discovers strange things about himself and the world
Tales of the Knights Templar by Katherine Kurtz( )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Knights Templar was a military order founded during the time of the crusades to protect pilgrims traveling to the Holy Land. Legend endows the Templars with magical powers with which they are said to have altered the course of history. "The Temple and the Crown" picks up in 1306 with the crowning of Robert Bruce in Scotland. Bruce immediately faces a challenge to his throne, and Pope Clement and King Philip of France, jealous of the Knights' magical powers, wealth, and charm, have them arrested on trumped-up charges of black magic, blasphemy, and consorting with the Devil. The Templars' only hope is to flee as fugitives and seek a new home ... and a safe haven for the mystical treasures they guard
The Duke decides by John Roberts Tunis( Book )

2 editions published in 1939 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The college career of an athlete whose determination to train and win made him a member of the Olympic team and helped him become the fastest man alive
By honor betray'd by Debra Doyle( Book )

4 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the third of the Mageworlds trilogy, Galcen has fallen, the Space Force is scattered and the planets of the former Republic rush to make peace with the victorious Mages. Beka Rosselin-Metadi, the last Domina of Lost Entibor, must salvage what she can from the wreckage of the Republic
Starpilot's grave by Debra Doyle( Book )

5 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beka Rosselin-Metadi is on the trail of Ebenra D'Caer, the man who arranged her mother's muder. Beka must penetrate the Magezone to find him plus stop the Magelords from exploting a weakness in the Republic's defenses and wreaking vengaeance
The price of the stars by Debra Doyle( Book )

5 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beka Rosselin-Metadi takes her father's ship, Warhammer, and goes looking for the assassins who killed her mother
Land of mist and snow by Debra Doyle( Book )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Called to duty at last, Lieutenant John Nevis faces his assignment with trepidation. Boarding the USS Nicodemus'a sloop of war built in a single night at the top of the world'Nevis wonders uneasily at its strange aura of power, its cannonballs of virgin brass ... and its uncanny ability to glide swiftly through the waters without steam or sail. As great armies clash all around them, the mission of Lieutenant Nevis and the Nicodemus crew is shrouded in an impenetrable gray mist of magic and malevolence. For a fearsome adversary awaits on roiling waves'an awesomely powerful vessel fueled by cruelty and terror; a demon raider driven by an insatiable lust ... for blood
Tournament and tower by Debra Doyle( Book )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After breaking the oldest law in wizardry while trying to save the School of Wizardry from destruction, fifteen-year-old Randal is made a journeyman wizard but is not allowed to use his magic, no matter how great the need, until he gets permission from the wizard Balpesh living as a hermit in the far off eastern mountains
 
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The Apocalypse door
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Danger in the palaceThe wizard's statueKnight's wyrdThe wizard's castleSecret of the towerThe high king's daughterThe Apocalypse doorThe stars asunder
Alternative Names

controlled identityAdams, Nicholas

controlled identityDelrio, Martin

controlled identityMorgan, Douglas

controlled identityTallis, Robyn

Adams, Nicholas, 1954-

Appleton, Victor 1954-

D. Mac Donald, James

D. Macdonald, James

Delrio, Martin 1954-

James D. Macdonald American author and critic

James D. Macdonald Amerikaans schrijver

James D. Macdonald US-amerikanischer Kritiker und Schriftsteller

Mac Donald, James D.

Mac Donald, James D. 1954-

Macdonald, J. D.

Macdonald, J.D. 1954-

Macdonald, J. D. (James D.), 1954-

Macdonald, James

Macdonald, James 1954-

Macdonald, James D.

Macdonald, James D. 1954-

McDonald, J. D.

McDonald, James D.

Morgan, Douglas 1954-

Tallis, Robyn 1954-

マクドナルド, ジェイムズ D

Languages
English (140)

Swedish (1)

French (1)