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  • Animals and nature have always played an important role in Michener's novels.  Here are enthralling excursions into the natural world, with sixteen illustrations.
  • July 1910 - a gruesome discovery is made at 39 Hilltop Crescent, Camden. Buried in the cellar are the remains of Cora Crippen, former musical hall singer and wife of Dr. Hawley Crippen. And Crippen, together with his attractive mistress Ethel Le Neve, have vanished. Across the Channel in Antwerp, the SS Montrose is about to set sail for a two week voyage to Canada. Slipping almost unnoticed into the throng of 1300 passengers is a Mr John Robinson  and his seventeen year old son Edmund.   A very interesting fictionalisation of the notorious Crippen - what might he have been like, why he was driven to murder his wife.  Crippen is also infamous for being the first criminal caught by wireless telegraph.   In the last few years, new evidence has arisen in the case - the corpse in cellar may not have been Dora Crippen...

  • Power mad terrorists threaten a world of wonders - will they destroy the beauty that is Majipoor?
  • Book II of the Kerrion Empire saga. The Kerrions, rulers of the most far-reaching empire in the known universe, attempt to reclaim control of their empire while their renegade second son, Chaeron, retrieves Shebat, his wife, from Earth. As a qualified cruiser pilot, Shebat returns to claim her sentient cruiser and her place in the Kerrion dynasty against danger and numerous obstacles. The relationship of Shebat and Chaeron becomes more complex as they adapt to each other and the circumstances they face as Shebat becomes a staunch defender of the right of the space cruisers to develop their own intelligence, which threatens the control of the Kerrion Empire.

  • The Human-Orion War has collapsed into an uneasy peace, a peace filled with fear, hatred and mistrust on both sides.  The from out of a warp point noted for devouring space ships, emerges a ship from the dim mists of half-forgotten history.  It responds to a hail from the patrolling Orion sentry using ancient human codes from a long lost colony.  Then it opens fire on the Orions, reigniting the interstellar war, in a quest to save Holy Mother Terra.
  • Forgotten Realms. Caledan Caldorien left the Harpers seven years ago under a dark cloud. Now a mysterious, beautiful messenger from the secret society convinces him to undertake one final reckless mission.  He must seek an ancient magic to counter the dark conspiracy of Zhentarium.
  • 1952.  Political tension in Europe nears breaking point as the SUperpowers double and redouble the nuclear stakes - each one pushing the other as far as it will go.  It is the height of the Col War and things are about to get very hot.  Nicholas Novak, idealist and left wing university profession, views the international situation as remote and vaguely exciting, but nothing to do with him.  Then Nicholas' cousin, a top nuclear scientist, announces his intention to defect.  Within hours a quiet weekend dissolves into a nightmare behind the Iron Curtain.
  • In 1952, political tension in Europe nears breaking point as the Superpowers double and redouble the nuclear stakes - each one pushing the other as far as it will go.  Nicholas Novak is an idealist, a left wing professor who views the international situation as remote and vaguely exciting.  Then Nicholas' cousin, a top nuclear scientist, announces his intention to defect. Within hours, a quiet weekend dissolves into a nightmare adventure behind the Iron Curtain.
  • Jerusha Abbott is the oldest orphan in the John Grier Home. When her future is discussed, one of the Trustees offers to finance her through college so that she can become a writer. The conditions: she must write to him once a month and tell him of her progress and she can only know him as Mr John Smith as he wishes his identity to remain a secret. Jerusha - now called Judy - names him Daddy-Long-Legs because her single glimpse of his shadow reminds her of a spider. Here are Judy's college days letters to 'Daddy-Long-Legs.' Cover art from  a photograph by Houston Rogers showing actress Jean Carson as Judy in the play Love from Judy.