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  • caribbean mystery
    Miss Marple is on holiday in the West Indies. Other guests include:  A South American lady with gigolo attendants; an English tycoon, his strangely silent secretary and a sinister masseuse who seems capable of anything...
  • civil action
    A young, get-ahead lawyer is approached by  group of families who believe themselves poisoned by toxic waste dumped near their water supply.  Many of their children have died of leukaemia.  Two of America's largest companies defend the action.  Nine years of tooth and nail litigation follow, with millions of dollars at stake as the lawyer fights a David and Goliath battle against the resources of big business.  A true story.
  • Creed For The Third Millenium

    Set in the United States of the future, Dr. Joshua Christian's work as a clinical psychologist presents him with a bitter tableau of people spiritually impoverished by too much change: political, climatic, idealogical. His deep compassion and personal magnetism have created a devout following among his patients, but living and working in the backwater of a Connecticut town, he yearns to reach out and help on a larger scale. Dr Judith Carriol, a brilliant  senior official from the Department of the Environment is as ambitious and career-oriented as she is Machiavellian. She recognises in Joshua the personification of her desire to influence history. Together the embark on a crusade to regenerate the country's morale by radically changing its peoples' outlook. Judith engineers the plot, Joshua must execute it  and on a tour of the winter-devastated country, he turns the tour into a pilgrimage that touches and renews the despairing hearts of the people.

  • crown of swords

    Book VII of Wheel of Time. Elaine, Aviendha and Mat come ever closer to the bowl ter'angreal   that may reverse the world's endless heatwave and restore natural weather. Egwene begins to gather women who can channel - Sea Folk, Windfinders, Wise Ones and others. Rand faces the dread Forsaken Sammael in the shadows of Shadar Logoth, where the blood-hungry mist, Mashadar, waits for prey...

  • DSCN1037
    Sixty five years ago a howling, terrified mob destroyed the Reimann mansion and those inside.  But the burning need of the talisman that had given the Reimanns their terrible powers was not quenched. Sixty five years later, an anxious Elena March is afraid to go to sleep.  With each dream she relives the life - and death - of Jessica Reimann.  With each dream she is one step closer to unearthing the evil talisman. Should Elena find the talisman, all her dreams will be fulfilled - but only if she carries out her part of  bargain that has been struck in Hell.
  • modern magician

    Jack never thought he'd find a job after a college, especially a job that combined his maths skills with his love of fantasy fiction.  But then he answered a classified ad and found himself teamed up with Merlin the Magician, battling the forces of darkness AND tracking down an ancient, savage demon...Well, the ad did say, "Some risks involved..."

  • positively final appearance
    Sir Alec Guinness's observations on Britain from his journal at the the tumultuous times of Princess Diana's death, the election of Tony Blair and comments on his quintessentially English country life with Mrs Guinness.  A follow up to My Name Escapes Me, this volume covers 1996 - 1998.  Sir Alec offers frank and surprising reflections on appearing in Star Wars and hilarious reminiscences of Humphrey Bogart and Noel Coward.
  • Quiet Of Stone
    Gyll Hermond was spawned by the dark streets of Neweden, a world torn apart by intrigue and blood-feud.  He'd moulded a ragged band of kinless outcasts into a trained killing force - the Hoorka Assassins' Guild - and was then deposed in a bitter power struggles.  Now Fate bring Gyll back to Neweden as  military commander of a powerful Trading Family.  Hoorka has become a lethal weapon in the hands of a repressive regime.  Gyll must risk his life in a final confrontation with his own deadly creation.
  • rose for virtue
    The post-Revolution years saw a state of flux with the balance of power shifting back to the bourgeoisie. Napoleon's rise to power was meteoric and he is a successful young general when this book opens.  Hortense Beauharnais finds life very different when he mother becomes Bonaparte's wife and she lives her life on the chessboard of the French court amid jealousy and greed.  She is married off the Napoleon's brother but is in love with Charles de Flahaut, a gallant young officer.  History, brought to life.
  • Above Top Secret

    If it was widely known that alien spacecraft have been invading Earth's atmosphere with impunity for years, our deepest-held religious and scientific beliefs - and security systems - would be called into question. For this reason there has been a world wide cover-up by the world's governments of the facts of UFO activity across the globe. Above Top Secret logically and calmly examines the hard evidence in recently declassified official papers and the accounts of responsible witnesses. These prove beyond reasonable doubt that UFOs are a chilling reality in our skies. But equally disturbing is the conspiracy of silence that has left the ordinary citizen ignorant and unprotected from a potential alien menace. Illustrated with black and white photographs.

  • acid drops
    Kenneth Williams, star of stage, radio and Carry On, put together this delicious selection of witty put-downs, retorts and come-backs - the sort of things we all wish we'd thought of! Such as Lady Astor to Winston Churchill:  "If you were my husband, I'd poison your coffee." To which the great man replied, "If you were my wife, I'd drink it."
  • after the funeral
    Cora Lansquenet had always been tactless - and her well bred family chose to ignore the remark she made after her brother Richard's funeral:  "He was murdered, wasn't he?" They remembered it the next day, when Cora was found murdered with a hatchet - and several days later, when Cora's companion was sent a sliver of wedding cake steeped in arsenic...But by then, the family solicitor had called in Hercule Poirot.
  • All Fall Down
    Something is happening to the children of Eastbury. Something that causes healthy babies to turn cold in their cribs - and strikes at the heart of every parent's darkest fears. Something is taking the children one by one. An entire town waits on the edge of panic.  There must be a reason...
  • Ancient My Enemy
    Nine shorts from the award winning Gordon R. Dickson.  Ancient, My Enemy; The Odd Ones; The Monkey Wrench; Tiger Green; The Friendly Man; Love Me True; Our First Death; In The Bone; The Bleak and Barren Land.
  • aramaya
    In search of her missing niece, Dion arrives in luxurious Akieva, glorious and corrupt capital of decadent Aramaya. At the dazzling court of the handsome young emperor, Dion finds her niece trapped in a web of necromancy and deceit.  At the centre of the web is Dion's old enemy, Bedazzer, the ruthless demon who has vowed to posses her.  In the coming conflict, Dion must confront the dark secrets of her own heart and the evil of those around her.
  • arcady
    Arcady lies on the Borders, with their ancient ruins and wondrous artifacts.  But they can be perilous: those who venture too close risk disappearing forever into the Absences, voids where the fabric of reality unravels.  When Solomon Hawken is summoned home to Arcady, the Borders have again breached his family's estate and his niece has vanished into nothingness.  With the girl's father maddened by grief and drink, and his other brother locked into a brutal civil war, Solomon must turn to a magic he can scarcely control to save his family - and perhaps his entire world.
  • army of shadows
    France, 1944. The bombing mission had gone well.  The Lancaster bomber crew began to relax, then the Messerschmit came out of the darkness, its guns blazing.  Of nine men, only Neville and Urquhart survive, parachuting into the heart of occupied France.  Now the time of testing has begun in a deadly game of cat and mouse with the enemy.
  • around the world in 80 days
    It was the dare of the century.  Phileas Fogg bet his entire fortune that he could cross 19th century Earth - with no plans, no special arrangements and no air travel - in exactly eighty days.  One delay, one breakdown, one missed connection - and Fogg would lose everything.  Within hours he was off.  Across Europe, Arabia, India, China, Japan and the untamed vastness of America...By train, sled, ship, small boat, sled and elephant-back...Through jungles, mountains, typhoons, blizzards, corrupt rulers, duels and battling savages - and chased by a  relentless bounty hunter who is convinced that Fogg is a fleeing bank robber!  Complete and unabridged edition.