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Ghosts That Haunt you, Aidan Chambers [Compiiled]
1 Aidan Chambers [Compiiled] Ghosts That Haunt you
Puffin / Penguin Books 230709 Great Britain 1983 0140314288 / 9780140314281 Softcover Good Condition Ten of the best ghost stories every written. The Lonesome Place - August Derleth; The Empty Schoolroom - Pamela Hansford Johnson; Brownie - R. Chetwynd-Hayes; Lost Hearts - M. R. James; Tea At Ravensburgh - Joan Aiken; School for the Unspeakable - Manly Wade Wellman; The Emissary - Ray Bradbury; The Lamp - Agatha Christie; We'll Always Have Tommy - Brian Morse; Dead Trouble - Aidan Chambers 168 pages. Cover has a few creases. Cover edges rubbed. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Children's::Children's Fiction; Children; Children's::Puffin. ISBN: 0140314288. ISBN/EAN: 9780140314281. Inventory No: 230709. Paperback 
Price: 9.95 AUD 6.97 AUD 
Haunted Schools: True Ghost Stories, Allan Zullio
2 Allan Zullio Haunted Schools: True Ghost Stories
Scholastic Inc 239235 USA 2004 0439682002 / 9780439682008 Softcover Good Condition Brynn is haunted by the moans of a burning man. Laurie attends her high school graduation, eleven years after her death. A young man who died in a steam explosion haunts and kisses girls at an academy. These and other true spooky stories make up this collection from the "True Ghost Stories" series. 128 pages. Pen mark to bottom of page edges indicating remainder mark. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Children's; Children; ISBN: 0439682002. ISBN/EAN: 9780439682008. Inventory No: 239235. Paperback 
Price: 5.00 AUD 3.50 AUD 
Haunted Kids: True Ghost Stories, Allan Zullo
3 Allan Zullo Haunted Kids: True Ghost Stories
Scholastic Inc 238883 USA 2004 043968059X / 9780439680592 Softcover Very Good Condition Many kids claim to have seen ghosts in all sorts of places--cemeteries, bedrooms, attics, schools, roadways, forests, caves. Often, experts were called in to investigate these apparent hauntings, and most of the time these so-called experts walked away baffled. The only thing that everyone could agree on was that something very weird had happened, something that could never be fully explained. This first book in Allan Zullo's popular Haunted Kids series is a collection of 11 creepy tales inspired by real-life cases taken from the files of noted ghost hunters. Do ghosts really exist? 126 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Children's; Children; ISBN: 043968059X. ISBN/EAN: 9780439680592. Inventory No: 238883. Paperback 
Price: 9.95 AUD 6.97 AUD 
Her Fearful Symmetry, Audrey Niffenegger
4 Audrey Niffenegger Her Fearful Symmetry
Vintage 239599 London 2010 0099524171 / 9780099524175 Softcover Very Good Condition No Dust Jacket When Elspeth Noblin dies she leaves her beautiful flat overlooking Highgate Cemetery to her twin nieces, Julia and Valentina Poole, on the condition that their mother is never allowed to cross the threshold. But until the solicitor's letter falls through the door of their suburban American home, either Julia nor Valentina knew their aunt existed. The twins hope that in London their own, separate, lives can finally begin but they have no idea that they've been summoned into a tangle of fraying lives, from the obsessive-compulsive crossword setter who lives above them to their aunt's mysterious and elusive lover who lives below them and works in the cemetery itself. As the twins unravel the secrets of their aunt, who doesn't seem quite ready to leave her flat, even after death, Niffenegger weaves together a delicious and deadly ghost story about love, loss and identity. 482 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction; Fiction; ISBN/EAN: 9780099524175. Inventory No: 239599. Paperback 
Price: 16.00 AUD 11.20 AUD 
Encounters, Barbara Erskine
5 Barbara Erskine Encounters
Harper Collins 237983 Great Britain 1990 Softcover Good Condition No Dust Jacket A captivating volume of over forty short stories full of love, hope, and fear, from the Sunday Times bestselling author of Lady of Hay. Barbara Erskine is a born storyteller. The tales in 'Encounters' illustrate her extraordinary talent for capturing the spirit of a place and drawing us into the hearts and minds of her characters. Some are humorous, some thrilling, while others are unashamedly sentimental. Old-fashioned love stories such as 'A Face in the Crowd' follow ingenious ghost stories, and in 'A Step Out of Time' the past and present come together, drawing back the curtain that separates us from our ancestors. No one who has enjoyed Barbara Erskine's best-selling novels - Lady of Hay, Kingdom of Shadows, Child of the Phoenix and Midnight is a Lonely Place - will be able to resist this gripping collection. 546 pages. Spine slightly creased. Light foxing to outer page edges. A bit worn around the edges with a few bumps collected no doubt over the years from normal use.. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction; Fiction; Inventory No: 237983. Paperback 
Price: 9.95 AUD 6.97 AUD 
The Africa House: The True Story of an English Gentleman and His African Dream, Christina Lamb
6 Christina Lamb The Africa House: The True Story of an English Gentleman and His African Dream
Penguin Books 233974 Great Britain 2000 0140268340 / 9780140268348 Softcover Very Good Condition Christina Lamb's The Africa House is the bestselling account of an English gentleman and his African dream. In the last decades of the British Empire, Stewart Gore-Brown build himself a feudal paradise in Northern Rhodesia; a sprawling country estate modelled on the finest homes of England, complete with uniformed servants, daily muster parades and rose gardens. He wanted to share it with the love of his life, the beautiful unconventional Ethel Locke King, one of the first women to drive and fly. She, however, was nearly twenty years his senior, married and his aunt. Lorna, the only other woman he had ever cared for, had married another many years earlier. Then he met Lorna's orphaned daughter, so like her mother that he thought he had seen a ghost. It seemed he had found companionship and maybe love - but the Africa house was his dream and it would be a hard one to share. 345 pages. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Biography; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0140268340. ISBN/EAN: 9780140268348. Inventory No: 233974. Paperback 
Price: 13.93 AUD 9.75 AUD 
Coldheart Canyon, Clive Barker
7 Clive Barker Coldheart Canyon
Voyager / HarperCollins 240352 Great Britain 2009 000651040X / 9780006510406 Softcover Near Fine Condition A famous Hollywood actor loses his looks - and is drawn into the dark and twisted world of Coldheart Canyon... Following extensive cosmetic surgery, Hollywood superstar Todd Pickett needs somewhere to hide away while his scars heal. His manager finds the ideal location, Coldheart Canyon - a dream-palace hidden away in a corner of the city so secret it doesn't even appear on a map. In the 20s, 'A' list stars came to the Canyon to have the kind of parties nobody was supposed to know about. It wasn't just the wild sex and the drugs that made Katya's parties so memorable. There was a door in the bowels of the dream-palace, which reputedly opened onto another world - the Devils' Country - where nothing was forbidden. Nothing. With his refuge now a prison, Todd needs to get out of Coldheart Canyon. But to do that he must not only solve its mysteries but also face the powers that have protected it for seven decades, and that means stepping through the door... As a Hollywood insider with a keen eye for its idiocies and horrors Clive Barker is uniquely positioned to write this vitriolic Tinseltown ghost story. Coldheart Canyon is an irresistible and unmerciful picture of Hollywood and its demons, told with all the style and raw narrative power that have made Barker's books and films a worldwide phenomenon. 751 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction::Fantasy Fiction; Science Fiction & Fantasy; ISBN/EAN: 9780006510406. Inventory No: 240352. Paperback 
Price: 12.00 AUD 8.40 AUD 
Ghost Hunters And the Incredible Revolting Ghost, Cornellia Funke
8 Cornellia Funke Ghost Hunters And the Incredible Revolting Ghost
Chicken House 110113 Great Britain 2007 1905294123 / 9781905294121 Soft Cover Very Good Condition No Dust Jacket 135 pages. Cover has a few faint creases. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Children's::Children's Fiction; Children; ISBN/EAN: 9781905294121. Inventory No: 110113. Paperback 
Price: 9.95 AUD 6.97 AUD 
Voyage To The End of the World: With Tales from the Great Ice Barrier, David Burke
9 David Burke Voyage To The End of the World: With Tales from the Great Ice Barrier
Envirobook 241287 Australia 2002 0858811960 / 9780858811966 Softcover Near Fine Condition The voyage of the Russian icebreaker, Kapitan Khlebnikov, to reach the nearest point a ship has ever sailed to the South Pole. Tells of meeting with B-15, the world's largest known iceberg; entering the 'ghost huts' of Shackleton, Mawson and Scott; searching for the mysterious Bay of Whales and more. 200 pages. Cover has a crease. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Travel::Adventure; Travel & Places; Inscribed by Author. ISBN: 0858811960. ISBN/EAN: 9780858811966. Inventory No: 241287. Paperback Inscribed by Author
Price: 25.00 AUD 17.50 AUD 
Ghost Hunters: the Victorians and the Hunt for Proof of Life After Death, Deborah Blum
10 Deborah Blum Ghost Hunters: the Victorians and the Hunt for Proof of Life After Death
Arrow Books 241954 Great Britain 2007 0099469340 / 9780099469346 Softcover Good Condition In Victorian Britain, a group of eminent scientists got together to found a society expressly to prove the existence of ghosts. The age of Darwin represented the greatest scientific advances known to man. The tension between science and religion was exposed by Darwin's On the Origin of the Species in 1859, which challenged the basic tenets of belief. Yet many of those in the forefront of the scientific revolution could not give up the idea of a higher reality. Life after death was the unknown frontier. Victorian society was full of mediums claiming they could communicate with the spirits of the dead. Baffling psychic phenomena occurred every day at seances: mysterious rappings were heard, furniture moved, ghostly forms appeared, the mediums spoke in the altered voices of the dead with information only their nearest could possibly know. Pyschometry involving locks of hair and watches and children's toys; telepathy; ouija boards; apparitions; astral projection: all were commonplace. In 1882 the Society of Psychical Research was founded in London to investigate all these phenomena: it was a group led by some of the greatest scientists of the age but its membership also included Alfred, Lord Tennyson, Leslie Stephen, Virginia Woolf's father, John Ruskin, the Reverend Charles Dodgson (Lewis Carroll) and Samuel Clemens (Mark Twain). Six months later William James, Professor of Psychology at Harvard, and the brother of Henry James visited London and went on to set up American branch. Their experiments went on for years. Many mediums, like the notorious Madame Blavatsky, were exposed as charlatans yet there were some mediums who continued to communicate directly with another world, who despite every rigorous scientific test seemed to prove that souls survived death. This is the story of this group of forward thinkers: many of whom were driven to the spirit world by personal tragedy, some whose feeling of loss lead to their own suicides. It is the story of the greatest ghost hunt of any age. 370 pages. Tanning to pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Occult::Occult/Paranormal/Unexplained; Magic, Paranormal & Occult; ISBN/EAN: 9780099469346. Inventory No: 241954. Paperback 
Price: 12.00 AUD 8.40 AUD 
The Curse of the Pharaohs [An Amelia Peabody Mystery], Elizabeth Peters
11 Elizabeth Peters The Curse of the Pharaohs [An Amelia Peabody Mystery]
Grand Central Publishing 239910 USA 2002 0445406488 / 9780445406483 Softcover Very Good Condition The joys of home and hearth are about to drive Victorian gentlewoman Amelia Peabody Emerson mad. While she and her husband, the renowned archeologist Radcliffe Emerson, dutifully go about raising their young son Ramses, she dreams only of the dust and detritus of ancient civilizations. Providentially, a damsel in distress -- coupled with a promising archeological site -- demands their immediate presence in Egypt.The damsel is Lady Baskerville, and the site is a tomb in Luxor recently discovered by Sir Henry Baskerville -- who promptly died under bizarre circumstances. The tabloids immediately scream "The Curse of the Pharaohs!"Amelia and Radcliffe arrive to find the camp in disarray, the workers terrified, and a most eccentric group of guests. A ghost even appears.This is not at all what Amelia considers an atmosphere conducive to scientific discovery. Never one to deny others the benefit of her advice and example, the indomitable Victorian sets about bringing order to chaos and herself that much closer to danger. How Amelia triumphs over the forces of evil -- and those who would stand between her and her beloved antiquities -- makes for a delightfully spirited adventure. 285 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction::Mystery Fiction; Crime Fiction; ISBN: 0445406488. ISBN/EAN: 9780445406483. Inventory No: 239910. Paperback 
Price: 10.00 AUD 7.00 AUD 
The Murdered Swagman's Ghost and Other Verses, G.J. Harding
12 G.J. Harding The Murdered Swagman's Ghost and Other Verses
Self published 233823 Australia 1990 0731679520 / 9780731679522 Hardcover Very Good Condition Very Good Maureen Loughran and Leo Buckley 64 pages. Previous owners stamp on title page. With colour and black and white illustrations . Illustrator: Maureen Loughran and Leo Buckley. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Australian::Australian Poetry, Prose, Verse; Philosophy; ISBN: 0731679520. ISBN/EAN: 9780731679522. Inventory No: 233823. Hardcover 
Price: 11.94 AUD 8.36 AUD 
The Clock Tower Ghost, Gene Kemp
13 Gene Kemp The Clock Tower Ghost
Puffin / Penguin Books 004544 London, England 1987 0140315543 / 9780140315547 Paperback Very Good No Dust Jacket Carolyn Dinan 89 pages - cover art Jon Miller Black and white illustrations. Illustrator: Carolyn Dinan. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Children's::Puffin; Children; Children's::Children's Fiction. ISBN: 0140315543. ISBN/EAN: 9780140315547. Inventory No: 004544. Paperback 
Price: 8.00 AUD 5.60 AUD 
LOVE POEMS, Griffiths, Bryn [Signed Edition]
14 Griffiths, Bryn [Signed Edition] LOVE POEMS
Artlook Books GHE0014976 Western Australia 1980 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good no date, c.1980, PB, pictorial card covers, VG/--, 56pp. Minor rubbing to edges & corners of covers, a sticker ghost to fr cover, inside is square, clean & tight. 210g when packed. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Poetry; Poetry; Signed Editions. Signed by Author. Inventory No: GHE0014976. Paperback Signed by Author
Price: 11.94 AUD 8.36 AUD 
Ghosts and Witches of the Cotswolds, J. A. Brooks
15 J. A. Brooks Ghosts and Witches of the Cotswolds
Jarrold Publishing 235542 Great Britain 1992 Reprint 0711702330 / 9780711702332 Softcover Very Good Condition Ghosts, witches, unexplained mysteries, and the supernatural are the basis for this fascinating Ghost Series which relates ghost stories from Great Britain. 144 pages. Illustrated. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Occult; Martial Arts; ISBN: 0711702330. ISBN/EAN: 9780711702332. Inventory No: 235542. Paperback 
Price: 11.94 AUD 8.36 AUD 
Triple Threat: Three high-Impact Thrillers; Cross Kill; Zoo 2; The Pretender, James Patterson
16 James Patterson Triple Threat: Three high-Impact Thrillers; Cross Kill; Zoo 2; The Pretender
Bookshots 239777 Australia 2016 1786530589 / 9781786530585 Softcover Near Fine Condition James Patterson's BookShots. Short, fast-paced, high-impact entertainment. From the world's bestselling thriller writer, three pulse-pounding stories in one book! CROSS KILL: Along Came a Spider killer Gary Soneji has been dead for over ten years. Alex Cross watched him die. But today, Cross saw him gun down his partner. Is Soneji alive? A ghost? Or something even more sinister? Nothing will prepare you for the wicked truth. ZOO 2 (with Max DiLallo): James Patterson's ZOO was just the beginning. The planet is still under violent siege by ferocious animals. Humans are their desperate prey. Except some humans are evolving, mutating into a savage species that could save civilisation - or end it. THE PRETENDER (with Andrew Bourelle): Logan Bishop is a thief living off a stash of stolen diamonds. But when his murderous ex-partner tracks him down, Logan must find a way to turn the tables - or lose the only woman who can handle the truth. 365 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction::Crime Fiction; Crime Fiction; ISBN/EAN: 9781786530585. Inventory No: 239777. Paperback 
Price: 12.00 AUD 8.40 AUD 
Ghost Games, Jana Novotny Hunter
17 Jana Novotny Hunter Ghost Games
Delacorte Press 232929 New York, USA 1992 First Edition 0385307012 / 9780385307017 Hardcover (Printed Boards) Good Condition Good Sue Porter A non-threatening ghost story with lovely illustrations. 'A Doubleday Book for Young readers', HB, glossy pictorial boards in like DJ, VG/G+, unpaged, c.32pp, col illus Unclipped DJ has minor rubbing to edges and corners, a tear to upper spine, neatly tape repaired. Book has light rubbing to covers, inside has a blank bookplate to ffwp, no doubt covering an inscription, else square, clean & tight. Illustrator: Sue Porter. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Children's::Children's Fiction; Children; ISBN: 0385307012. ISBN/EAN: 9780385307017. Inventory No: 232929. Hardcover 
Price: 12.44 AUD 8.71 AUD 
Now You See Me..., Jane B. Mason & Sarah Hines Stephens
18 Jane B. Mason & Sarah Hines Stephens Now You See Me...
Poison Apple / Scholastic 242165 New York 2010 0545215137 / 9780545215138 Softcover Very Good Condition This book has bite . . . When Lena and her best friend Abby find an old Polaroid camera, they never suspect that a creepy ghost story is about to develop! Best friends Lena and Abby love searching through thrift stores for lost treasures. When they find an old Polaroid camera, they can't wait to try it out. But the photos that develop are troubling -- things that weren't really there appear in the pictures. Creepiest of all is the image of a boy, dark and angry looking. He shows up, over and over, clearer each time. Can the girls discover what the ghost boy wants -- before it's too late? 159 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Children's::Children's Fiction; United States; Children; ISBN/EAN: 9780545215138. Inventory No: 242165. Paperback 
Price: 7.00 AUD 4.90 AUD 
Ghosting, Jennie Erdal
19 Jennie Erdal Ghosting
Canongate 241250 Great Britain 2004 1841955620 / 9781841955629 Hardcover Very Good Condition Very Good Totally original and difficult to classify, Ghosting is a remarkable account of one woman's life. Or to be more accurate lives. For about fifteen years Jennie Erdal had a double existence: officially she worked as a personal editor for one particular man - Tiger - but in reality she was his ghost-writer and in some mysterious sense his alter ego. During this time she wrote a great deal that appeared under his name - personal letters, novels, newspaper columns, full-length books, business correspondence. Ghosting moves from startlingly vivid evocations of an austere Scottish upbringing in Fife to superbly rendered portraits of the people with whom she worked at a London-based publishing house. None comes across more affectionately or intriguingly than that of Tiger, a larger than life character with whom the author had a deeply symbiotic relationship in spite of their personalities being almost polar opposites. This highly intelligent, extremely entertaining and beautifully written memoir is laced throughout with rich, quiet comedy and profound insights into what it means to be human and to live in language. It is a wonderful book that deserves the widest possible audience. 270 pages. Previous owners name on front endpaper. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 1841955620. ISBN/EAN: 9781841955629. Inventory No: 241250. Hardcover 
Price: 18.00 AUD 12.60 AUD 
I Know You Got Soul, Jeremy Clarkson
20 Jeremy Clarkson I Know You Got Soul
Penguin Books 237138 Great Britain 2006 0141022922 / 9780141022925 Softcover Very Good Condition No Dust Jacket In I Know You Got Soul, Jeremy Clarkson writes about the machines that he believes have 'soul'. It will come as no surprise to anyone that Jeremy Clarkson loves machines. But it's not just any old bucket of blots, cogs and bearings that rings his bell. In fact, he's scoured the length and breadth of the land, plunged into the oceans and taken to the skies in search of machines with that elusive certain something.And along the way he's discovered:* The safest place to be in the event of nuclear war * Who would win if Superman, James Bond and The Terminator had a fight* The stupidest person he's ever met * What an old Cornish institution called Arthur has to do with 0898 chat lines* And how jean-Claude Van Damme might get eaten by a lionIn I Know You Got Soul: Machines with a Certain Something, Jeremy Clarkson tells stories of the geniuses, innovators and crackpots who put the ghost in the machine. From Brunel's SS Great Britain to the awesome Blackbird spy-plane and from the woeful - but inspiring - Graf Zeppelin to Han Solo's Millennium Falcon, they can't help but love them in return.Praise for Jeremy Clarkson:'Brilliant . . . laugh-out-loud' Daily Telegraph'Outrageously funny . . . will have you in stitches' Time OutNumber-one bestseller Jeremy Clarkson writes on cars, current affairs and anything else that annoys him in his sharp and funny collections. Born To Be Riled, Clarkson On Cars, Don't Stop Me Now, Driven To Distraction, Round the Bend and Motorworld are also available as Penguin paperbacks; the Penguin App iClarkson: The Book of Cars can be downloaded on the App Store.Jeremy Clarkson because his writing career on the Rotherham Advertiser. Since then he has written for the Sun and the Sunday Times. Today he is the tallest person working in British television, and is the presenter of the hugely popular Top Gear. 244 pages. Illustrated with colour photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Non Fiction; Reference; ISBN: 0141022922. ISBN/EAN: 9780141022925. Inventory No: 237138. Paperback 
Price: 9.95 AUD 6.97 AUD 
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