William Nicholson is an English novelist, screenwriter, and playwright. He is best known as the author of the play Shadowlands which was made for television and won the BAFTA Best Television Drama award. He then adapted that for the stage and it was named Evening Standard Best Play of 1990, and then went on to a Tony Award winning run on Broadway. The play was later made into a film by director Richard Attenborough and Nicholson was nominated for an Oscar for the screenplay.

He would then go on to work in film writing screenplays before eventually writing the fantasy novel for older children, The Wind Singer. He also wrote the Noble Warriors series of fantasy novels. He has also written numerous books for adults inclduing The Trial of True Love and Motherland.

Publication Order of Wind on Fire Books

The Wind Singer(2000) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Slaves of the Mastery(2001) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Firesong(2002) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Noble Warriors Books

Seeker(2005) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Jango(2006) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Noman(2007) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of All the Hopeful Lovers Books

The Secret Intensity of Everyday Life(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
All the Hopeful Lovers(2010) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Motherland(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

The Society of Others(2004) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Trial of True Love(2005) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Rich and Mad(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
I Could Love You(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Golden Hour(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Reckless(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Amherst(2015) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Lovers of Amherst(2015) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Adventures in Modern Marriage(2017) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Collections

Collected Poems(1999) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Plays

Shadowlands(1989) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Retreat from Moscow(2004) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Crash(2010) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Picture Books

Clever Bill(2016) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price


If You Like William Nicholson Books, You’ll Love…

The Secret Intensity of Everyday Life: A Novel is the story of the mother of two living in a quiet English village. She is content in her life with her husband and two children, but things get complicated when her first love returns to town after twenty years. Now she is questioning her choices and wondering if she would have been happier if she’d stayed with him. Laura isn’t the only one feeling this way either as many others in this small English village are having their own personal crises.

The first book in the Noble Warriors series is called Seeker. The title refers to a sixteen-year-old boy who just saw his brother publicly humiliated and exiled from the Nomana order of warrior monks. Seeker refuses to believe what is being said about his brother so he sets out on a journey to find him and find out what really happened. A shocking turn of events will take Seeker’s journey to another level when he and his companions are put in a position to save the Nomana.

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