Reviews

Master of War - Goodreads Review

5 Star I really did love this book … a great read … an epic story - it certainly deserves the second volume and I will want to read it as soon as I can. Nigel … a complicated game of love,…


Master of War

… more depth to the character than many authors manage in the opening pages… Gilman achieves that which many authors have failed to – a character arc that doesn’t jar and never feels utterly…


This is an excellent book

This is an excellent book. Many have been written about the 100 Years’ War, the prowess of the Black Prince, Crecy, Poitiers, etc., but this story is told from a totally different angle. Thomas…


Blood Sun - USA

Gr 6-10–Fans of The Devil’s Breath (2008) and Ice Claw (2010, both Delacorte) will welcome the third installment in this British import. Max Gordon, 15, sends out a cryptic request for…


Blood Sun - USA

Max Gordon, the 15-year-old adventurer from The Devil’s Breath (2008) and Ice Claw (2010), is a 007 type, with fewer gadgets and more bruises, but here he wanders straight into Indiana Jones…


Teensreadtoo review for Ice Claw

The sequel to THE DEVIL’S BREATH, ICE CLAW contains the same fast pace, danger, action, and adrenaline rushes as the first book. Again, Max fights against nature, his better judgment, and bad…


Ice Claw

ICE CLAW David Gilman, Delacorte, $16.99 (448p) ISBN 978-0-385-73561-2 In Gilman’s adrenaline-packed follow-up to The Devil’s Breath (2007), teenage extreme sports enthusiast Max Gordon once…


Exhilarating and informed !

I was fortunate enough to attend the Dorset Reading Conference, where David Gilman gave a couple of highly entertaining writing workshops. Apart from being a charismatic character, his modest…


Blood Sun - The Times Review

Max is one of those all-action heroes who is great fun to relax with…Gilman provides several hours of boys’-own fun.


Ice Claw - Undercover Review

A breathless,death-defying page-turner


Ice Claw - The Telegraph

Tremendous cliffhangery stuff, with the young hero facing believable jeopardy at every turn.


The Devil’s Breath - The Times (Books)

David Gilman’s debut, The Devil’s Breath, is a gung-ho eco-adventure… what Gilman does superlatively is heart-pounding action.