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  • Christmas at Halberds Manor was full of surprises.  A traditional Druid Christmas pageant - and a corpse. There were no lack of suspects.  Every member of the staff was a paroled murderer.  It's up to Superintendent Alleyn to unmask the killer.
  • Tim, at twenty five, has the body and face of an Adonis and the mind of a child.  Mary is over 40, a career woman who lives alone.  She sees Tim working on a building site and they become friends -  then more than friends.  This edition pictured  is the original story, not a novelised film edition.
  • A team of scientists are brought together to find a way of travelling back to the Stone Age, to the dark days when brutual primeval tribes tore the world away from the Neanderthals.  Stripped of the trappings of civilisation, mathematician Barbara Hamilton is hurled backwards in time to the darkest era before the dawn of history.  To survive, she must fight the savage beasts of the barbarous world and against the predatory instincts of the greatest hunter the world has ever known - Cro-Magnon Man.
  • An old man wearing a brown robe is found wandering disoriented in the Arizona desert.  He is miles from any human habitation and has no memory of how he got there, or who he is.  The only clue to his identity is the plan of a medieval monastery in his pocket.  This mystery will catapult a group of young scientists back to the Middle Ages and into the heart of the Hundred Years War.  Imagine the risks of such a journey - imagine the impossible!
  • His name was Heidel von Hymack. Some kissed his hand and worshipped as he passed by; others reviled him, threw stones and tried to destroy him. He was both a walking antibody, a living pool of remedies  - and at the same time a repository for every foul disease in the Universe.  Often, without meaning to, he killed. Oftener still, with preparation, he cured. There was only one of his kind in the Universe - and that was why it became dangerous. Many wanted him, needed him to exploit a power game within the Empire. Some wanted him dead, others for a living scientific experiment. The hunt was on, for the man who was both saint and demon.

  • Book II of The Obsidian Trilogy. Young Kellen, once the disappointing son of the Great Mage, has become a powerful Knight-Mage.  valued for his bravery and skills as both warrior and wizard, Kellen joins the Elves' war councils.  Yet he cannot convince the City that it is in terrible danger. His sister Idalia, a Wild Mage with healing ability, has pledged her heart to Jermayan, a proud Elven warrior.  Someday she will pay a tragic price for a world--saving work of Wild Magic, but until then, she can claim any joy life can offer her. Jermayan finds that everything changes when he bonds with a dragon while rescuing the Elf Prince and becomes the first Elven Mage in a thousand years. Furious at her enemies' success with the dragon, the Demon Queen attacks in force and Light battles Dark.
  • Araminta, a servant girl, is seduced by Jan Honeywood at a harvest supper in 1817.  It seems inevitable she will marry her poor suitor and raise a large family on 9 shillings a week.  But she's determined to rebel against an impoverished rural life.  Putting marriage and Jan firmly behind her, she accepts a post as dairy maid in the home of the strange Mrs Stancy - a thrifty, terrifying and vicious woman who is not what she appears to be.

  • At the time of Edward III, marriageable daughters were welcome currency in the plans of ambitious men.  In the village of Mayfield, young beautiful Oriel de Sharndene has been forced into marriage with the Archbishop of Canterbury's brother, though she loves a young Gascon squire.  But all is not as it seems - for these three people who have not only met in another life are fated to meet again and again.
  • Earth and space, today and tomorrow, hold major challenges for man which he must withstand if he is to survive.  Asimov presents what we have learned so far, what we don't yet know and what we may soon find out. All the vital fields of science are covered to present an astonishing and revealing picture of what is now and what may yet come.