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Jolie Blon's Bounce, James Lee Burke
81 James Lee Burke Jolie Blon's Bounce
Orion 236649 Great Britain 2002 0752851233 / 9780752851235 Trade Paperback America's most acclaimed crime writer and winner of the CWA Gold Dagger returns to Louisiana with his great detective, Dave RobicheauxThree men are present when Amanda Boudreau is raped and murdered, and small-time hustler Tee Bobby Hulin's prints are found at the crime scene. Dave Robicheaux reckons he's innocent, and Tee Bobby pleads so, then attempts suicide in his holding cell. Why? Tee Bobby is released on bail and soon after there is a second murder. When lawyer Perry LaSalle takes on the defence of Tee Bobby, Dave knows his motives are fuelled by guilt. For Tee Bobby's grandmother was seduced by Perry's grandfather, and Amanda Boudreau's death is related to events that happened long before Tee Bobby was born...Praise for one of the great American crime writers, James Lee Burke:'James Lee Burke is the heavyweight champ, a great American novelist whose work, taken individually or as a whole, is unsurpassed.' Michael Connelly'A gorgeous prose stylist.' Stephen King'Richly deserves to be described now as one of the finest crime writers America has ever produced.' Daily MailFans of Dennis Lehane, Michael Connelly and Don Winslow will love James Lee Burke: Dave Robicheaux Series1. The Neon Rain 2. Heaven's Prisoners 3. Black Cherry Blues 4. A Morning for Flamingos 5. A Stained White Radiance 6. In the Electric Mist with Confederate Dead 7. Dixie City Jam 8. Burning Angel 9. Cadillac Jukebox 10. Sunset Limited 11. Purple Cane Road 12. Jolie Blon's Bounce 13. Last Car to Elysian Fields 14. Crusader's Cross 15. Pegasus Descending 16. The Tin Roof Blowdown 17. Swan Peak 18. The Glass Rainbow 19. Creole Belle 20. Light of the World 21. Robicheaux Hackberry Holland Series1. Lay Down My Sword and Shield 2. Rain Gods 3. Feast Day of Fools 4. House of the Rising SunBilly Bob Holland Series1. Cimarron Rose 2. Heartwood 3. Bitterroot 4. In The Moon of Red Ponies * Each James Lee Burke novel can be read as a standalone or in series order * 349 pages. Previous owners name to top of title page. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction::Crime Fiction; Crime Fiction; ISBN: 0752851233. ISBN/EAN: 9780752851235. Inventory No: 236649. Paperback 
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Sister of the Moon, Janeen O'Kerry
82 Janeen O'Kerry Sister of the Moon
Love Spell 242065 New York 2001 050552466X / 9780505524669 Softcover Very Good Condition As the Sidhe--the fairies, thieves, tricksters, and changeling-bearers--begin to die at the hands of humans, Sidhe queen Scahta must find a King to save her people, and on Samhain Eve, she finds her perfect mate in Anlon, a man who possesses a soul of nobility, and who must pass many tests in order to win her love and become the king of her people as well as her heart 315 pages. Light tanning to pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction::Romance Fiction; United States; Fiction; ISBN: 050552466X. ISBN/EAN: 9780505524669. Inventory No: 242065. Paperback 
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White Rose Rebel, Janet Paisley
83 Janet Paisley White Rose Rebel
Viking 243299 Australia 2007 0670917451 / 9780670917457 Trade Paperback Good Condition Anne Farquharson is a Highland girl - tempestuous, bold, determined to be her own woman. Yet the clan Farquharson is threatened. The Highlands suffer at the domineering hand of English King George, while there are rumours that Bonnie Prince Charlie, exiled to France, is raising an army in a bid for the throne. When Anne marries a clan chief and creates a shaky alliance, she is doing more than taking his bed. Soon she is drawn into the heart of a brutal and bloody conflict, and as the Jacobite rebellion escalates, she and her husband find themselves on opposite sides of the battlefield. White Rose Rebel is inspired by the true story of a Highland heroine who risked everything for her country and its rightful king. 390 pages. Light foxing to endpapers and page edges. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Fiction; Fiction; ISBN/EAN: 9780670917457. Inventory No: 243299. Paperback 
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West End Girls, Jenny Colgan
84 Jenny Colgan West End Girls
Sphere 237398 Great Britain 2007 0751537632 / 9780751537635 Softcover Good Condition The streets of London are paved with gold . . . allegedly.They may be twin sisters, but Lizzie and Penny Berry are complete opposites - Penny is blonde, thin and outrageous; Lizzie quiet, thoughtful and, well, definitely not thin. The one trait they do share is a desire to DO something with their lives, and as far as they're concerned, the place to get noticed is London. Out of the blue they discover they have a grandmother living in Chelsea - and when she has to go into hospital, they find themselves flat-sitting on the King's Road. But, as they discover, it's not as easy to become It Girls as they'd imagined, and west end boys aren't at all like Hugh Grant . . . 306 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction; Fiction; ISBN/EAN: 9780751537635. Inventory No: 237398. Paperback 
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The Blue Boa, Jenny Nimmo
85 Jenny Nimmo The Blue Boa
Egmont 235167 Great Britain 2004 1740519922 / 9781740519922 Softcover Good Condition A dark secret is emerging from Bloor's Academy. A boy was once lost in the attics and never seen again. Charlie Bone is intrigued, but he has problems of his own. Uncle Paton has disappeared . . . Following the very successful MIDNIGHT FOR CHARLIE BONE and THE TIME TWISTER, THE BLUE BOA is the exciting third book in the spectacular CHILDREN OF THE RED KING series. About the series- Charlie Bone is one of the many descendents of the Red King and an inheritor of part of his magical powers. Charlie is determined to find his lost father, Lyell, who was horribly punished for his courage. Together with his friends, Charlie endeavours to overcome the evil that threatens them. Their struggles, sometimes scary and sometimes humorous, take place during five terms spent at Bloor's Academy, an ancient school where the endowed descendents of the Red King can be watched and controlled. Werewolves, hypnotists, mind-readers and witches do their best to defeat Charlie, not to mention his sinister grandmother and her three grim sisters . . 372 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Children's::Children's Fiction; Children; ISBN: 1740519922. ISBN/EAN: 9781740519922. Inventory No: 235167. Paperback 
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The Blue Boa, Jenny Nimmo
86 Jenny Nimmo The Blue Boa
Egmont 233043 Great Britain 2004 1740519922 / 9781740519922 Softcover Good Condition A dark secret is emerging from Bloor's Academy. A boy was once lost in the attics and never seen again. Charlie Bone is intrigued, but he has problems of his own. Uncle Paton has disappeared . . . Following the very successful MIDNIGHT FOR CHARLIE BONE and THE TIME TWISTER, THE BLUE BOA is the exciting third book in the spectacular CHILDREN OF THE RED KING series. About the series- Charlie Bone is one of the many descendents of the Red King and an inheritor of part of his magical powers. Charlie is determined to find his lost father, Lyell, who was horribly punished for his courage. Together with his friends, Charlie endeavours to overcome the evil that threatens them. Their struggles, sometimes scary and sometimes humorous, take place during five terms spent at Bloor's Academy, an ancient school where the endowed descendents of the Red King can be watched and controlled. Werewolves, hypnotists, mind-readers and witches do their best to defeat Charlie, not to mention his sinister grandmother and her three grim sisters . . Light water mark to first two pages side edge. 372 pages. Tanning to page edges. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Children's::Children's Fiction; Children; ISBN: 1740519922. ISBN/EAN: 9781740519922. Inventory No: 233043. Paperback 
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Viking Age Iceland, Jesse Byock
87 Jesse Byock Viking Age Iceland
Penguin Books 247561 Great Britain 2001 0140291156 / 9780140291155 Softcover Good Condition Medieval Iceland was unique amongst Western Europe, with no foreign policy, no defence forces, no king, no lords, no peasants and few battles. It should have been a utopia yet its literature is dominated by brutality and killing. The reasons for this, argues Jesse Byock, lie in the underlying structures and cultural codes of the islands' social order. 'Viking Age Iceland' is an engaging, multi-disciplinary work bringing together findings in anthropology and ethnography interwoven with historical fact and masterful insights into the popular Icelandic sagas, this is a brilliant reconstruction of the inner workings of a unique and intriguing society. Light tanning to pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: History; History; ISBN: 0140291156. ISBN/EAN: 9780140291155. Inventory No: 247561. Paperback 
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The Station At Austin Downs, Jo Jackson King
88 Jo Jackson King The Station At Austin Downs
ABC books 241063 Sydney 2004 0733313787 / 9780733313783 Softcover Very Good Condition When I was a little girl, my Dad would say to me: the sound of rain is the sound of grass growing, the sound of grass growing is the sound of coins clinking in the bank. So from very early, I loved the green months for the soft air and wet ground, the wild ducklings and the tadpoles in the creeks and the calling lambs in the paddocks: but I also loved them for bringing us money.When Jo Jackson King's family decide that they have to move to a remote station in West Australia to survive financially, she is at first reluctant to leave her childhood farm. But she soon discovers that her new life offers many gifts, as well as challenges, as she and her family struggle to establish a peach orchard on their new land, and survive the drought that has swept the country.An uplifting account of the joys and trials of daily life on a station, told with great charm and verve. 248 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0733313787. ISBN/EAN: 9780733313783. Inventory No: 241063. Paperback 
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Witch Wood, John Buchan
89 John Buchan Witch Wood
Canongate Classics 233435 Great Britain 1995 0862412021 / 9780862412029 Softcover Good Condition Set against the religious struggles of 17th-century Scotland, with Montrose for the king against a convenanted kirk, Witch Wood is a gripping atmospheric tale in the spirit of Stevenson and Neil Munro. As a moderate Presbyterian minister, young David Sempill disputes with the extremists of his faith. All around, the defeated remnants of Montrose's men are being harried and slaughtered by the faithful, and Sempill's plea for compassion, like his love for the beautiful Katrine Yester, is out of joint with the times. There are still older conflicts to be faced however, symbolized by the presence of the Melanudrigill Wood, a last remnant of the ancient Caledonian forest. Here there is black magic to be uncovered, but also the more positive pre-Christian intimations of nature worship. In such setting, and faced with the onset of the plague, David Sempill's struggle and eventual disappearance take on a strange and timeless aspect in what was John Buchan's own favorite among his many novels. Intrduced by Christopher Harvie 295 pages. Light tanning to pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Literature; Literature & Literary; ISBN: 0862412021. ISBN/EAN: 9780862412029. Inventory No: 233435. Paperback 
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The First and Second Parts of John Hayward's The Life and Raigne of King Henrie IIII, John J. Manning [Editor]
90 John J. Manning [Editor] The First and Second Parts of John Hayward's The Life and Raigne of King Henrie IIII
Royal Historical Society 225383 London 1992 0861931297 / 9780861931293 Hardcover Very Good Condition No Dust Jacket Camden Fourth Series vol 42.. 264 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: History; History; ISBN: 0861931297. ISBN/EAN: 9780861931293. Inventory No: 225383. Hardcover 
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Reaching for the Sun: How Plants Work, John King
91 John King Reaching for the Sun: How Plants Work
Cambridge University Press 247539 1997 0521587387 / 9780521587389 Softcover Very Good Condition Green plants are all around us. We are totally dependent on them for food; we cultivate them for our pleasure; and we have used them in a vast number of ways down the centuries to our advantage. But have you ever wondered how plants work? Where do trees get the material to make wood? How does a bulb 'know' to sprout in the spring? Why are flowers different colours and why do they smell? This book answers these questions in a charming and accessible way. From their ability to take energy from sunlight to make their own food to their amazing range of life-sustaining, death-defying strategies, John King explains why plants dominate our planet. Plants might live life at a different pace from animals but they are just as fascinating. This is not just a book for keen gardeners and naturalists. This is a book for anyone who wants to understand why the earth is green. 232 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Science::Botany; Science & Technology; ISBN: 0521587387. ISBN/EAN: 9780521587389. Inventory No: 247539. Paperback 
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The United States & China, John King Fairbank
92 John King Fairbank The United States & China
Compass Books 226691 USA 1967 Softcover Good Condition 369 pages. Age tanning to pages. Black and white illustrations. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Politics::Political Science; Politics & Government; Inventory No: 226691. Paperback 
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It Doesn't End There: Great Australian Stories With A Twist, John Laws and Christopher Stewart
93 John Laws and Christopher Stewart It Doesn't End There: Great Australian Stories With A Twist
Pan Macmillan 246222 Australia 2006 1405037539 / 9781405037532 Hardcover (Printed Boards) Good Condition Following on from the success of 'There's Always More to the Story', John Laws and Christopher Stewart have put together a second collection of fascinating and compelling real-life Australian stories that often reveal an intriguing and hitherto unknown side of our history. Whether it's the first Muslim terrorist attack on Australian soil, 90 years ago, the exploits of a South Australian farm boy who made the first submarine voyage under the Arctic ice, or a Scandinavian king who came here as a convict, 'It Doesn't End There' is full of surprises. From the bush to the cities, from the early settlers to the diggers in the trenches of Gallipoli and Flanders, and on to the present day, these 60-plus stories are a treasure trove that will delight every one of John Laws' millions of fans. The collection is illustrated throughout with black-and-white photographs. 405 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Non Fiction; ISBN: 1405037539. ISBN/EAN: 9781405037532. Inventory No: 246222. Hardcover 
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A King's Daughter - A Tragedy in Verse, John Masefield
94 John Masefield A King's Daughter - A Tragedy in Verse
William Heinemann 225843 London 1925 Hardcover (Printed Boards) Good Condition No Dust Jacket A Tragedy in Verse A King's Daughter First Act. Jezebel. I Am Queen Jezebel, King Ahab's wife. I was princess in Sidon long ago, But in an evil day I became Queen Over these strangers in Samaria. Here, for these last ten months, we fought the Syrians, Till hope was gone; then, suddenly, all changed; The Syrian army fell into our hands. King Ahab had two choices: one, to kill All of the Syrians; one, to let them go. He made a peace with them and let them go. Now all the people of this city rage At Ahab, for his peace, and cry aloud That I, the foreign queen with foreign gods, Made Ahab make the peace to please my friends. Four days ago, King Ahab sought to buy A vineyard from one Naboth, who refused To sell the vineyard, even to his King. Age tanning to pages. The publication date given above is an estimate only, there being no date given in the book. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Plays::Drama; Theatre & Plays; Inventory No: 225843. Hardcover 
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The Microcosm of London, John Summerson
95 John Summerson The Microcosm of London
King Penguin 229202 Great Britain 1943 Hardcover (Printed Boards) Good Condition 16 colour plates. Cover edges rubbed. Discolouration to outer edges of boards,. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: History::Great Britain; History; Inventory No: 229202. Hardcover 
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The Return Of The First Fleet, Jonathan King
96 Jonathan King The Return Of The First Fleet
Fairfax 246432 Australia 1987 Softcover Good Condition Official Souvenir Edition 126 pages. Age tanning to pages. Illustrated with colour photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Australian::Australian History; Ships & the Sea; Maritime. Inventory No: 246432. Paperback 
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Baltasar & Blimunda, Jose Saramango
97 Jose Saramango Baltasar & Blimunda
The Harvill Press 230629 London 1998 First Edition 1860462642 / 9781860462641 Hardcover Good Condition Good When King and Church exercise absolute power what happens to the dreams of ordinary people? In early eighteenth century Lisbon, Baltasar, a soldier who has lost a hand in battle, falls in love with Blimunda, a young girl with visionary powers. From the day that he follows her home from the auto-da-fe where her mother is condemned and sent into exile, the two are bound body and soul by a love of unassailable strength. A third party shares their supper that evening: Padre Bartolemeu Lourenšo, whose fantasy is to invent a flying machine. As the inquisition rages and royalty and religion clash, they pursue his impossible, not to mention heretical, dream of flight. 336 pages. Foxing to outer page edges. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Fiction; Fiction; ISBN: 1860462642. ISBN/EAN: 9781860462641. Inventory No: 230629. Hardcover 
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Mister Johnson, Joyce Cary
98 Joyce Cary Mister Johnson
Penguin Modern Classics 227333 Great Britain 1970 0140017267 / 9780140017267 Softcover Good Condition Johnson, a young native in the British civil service, is a clerk to Rudbeck, Assistant District Officer in Nigeria, and imagines himself to be a very important cog of the King's government. He is amusingly tolerant of his fellow Africans, thinking them uncivilized; he is obsessed with the idea of bringing "civilization" to this small jungle station. Johnson loves the white man's ways and cheerily adopts them; he has an enthusiasm that makes his boss Rudbeck overlook his rather vague office talents. This enthusiasm centers especially upon the construction of a road (symbol of civilization) and when Rudbeck has difficulty in getting funds from HQ, Johnson does some manipulation with the books. His peculiar sense of bookkeeping, together with his disdain for regulations, lands him in trouble. He gets the road built but is discharged. In despair and anger at being fired by his "good friend" Rudbeck, he gets drunk, and accidentally kills a white store owner. He is condemned to death. Rudbeck tries to save him, but "justice" cannot be reversed. Johnson is caught between two cultures, belonging no more to the new Africa than to the old. He begs Rudbeck, whom he looks upon as a father, to shoot him rather than let him be hanged by a stranger. Rudbeck, seeing him for the first time as an individual, grants this last request and ends the boy's life. 251 pages. Tanning to pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Fiction; Fiction; ISBN: 0140017267. ISBN/EAN: 9780140017267. Inventory No: 227333. Paperback 
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Out From This Place - Free for the First Time, A Young Slave Girl Makes a New Life, Joyce Hansen
99 Joyce Hansen Out From This Place - Free for the First Time, A Young Slave Girl Makes a New Life
Avon 227032 USA 1992 0380714094 / 9780380714094 Softcover Very Good Condition No Dust Jacket After their daring run for freedom, Obi and Easter were separated in the confusion of the Civil War. But now that the war is over and the slaves are free, Easter sets out to find her old friend and take control of her life, in the powerful sequel to the Coretta Scott King Honor Book WHICH WAY FREEDOM? 134 pages. Very light tanning to page edges . Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Fiction; Fiction; ISBN: 0380714094. ISBN/EAN: 9780380714094. Inventory No: 227032. Paperback 
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Daphne: A Portrait of Daphne Du Maurier, Judith Cook
100 Judith Cook Daphne: A Portrait of Daphne Du Maurier
Bantam Press 242844 Great Britain 1991 First Edition 0593020839 / 9780593020838 Hardcover Good Condition Good One of Daphne du Maurier's earliest works was a history of her family, particularly of her grandfather George du Maurier, the "Punch" cartoonist and author of "Trilby", and her father, the actor Gerald. But it was as a popular novelist that she would excel, and by the end of the 1930s "Rebecca" was a literary phenomenon, translated into 20 languages. Daphne's father was fiercely possessive of her, but at the age of 25 she married "Boy" Browning, then the youngest major in the British Army, and soon settled in the Cornish mansion which was featured in "Rebecca" and around which the plot of "The King's General" was constructed. Her sense of place and atmosphere and gift of story-telling ensured a succession of bestselling novels such as "Jamaica Inn", "Frenchman's Creek" and "My Cousin Rachel". After her husband's death she moved to another mansion which became the setting for "The House on the Strand", and became increasingly removed from family and friends until her death. The author has written books on Shakespeare and Elizabethan drama. She knew Daphne du Maurier in the 1960s, has studied her novels and adapted "The King's General" for the theatre. water stain mark to inside front and rear pastedowns. 322 pages. Foxing to outer page edges. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Biography; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0593020839. ISBN/EAN: 9780593020838. Inventory No: 242844. Hardcover 
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