Adventure/Thriller


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    The Thirty-Nine Steps
    Nick Bullard - Paperback - Oxford University Press
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    Romanno Bridge
    Andrew Greig - Paperback - Quercus
    'Romanno Bridge' is a new adventure from the acclaimed novelist and poet Andrew Greig. The hunt for the crowning stone of the Dalriadic kings, Jacob's Pillow, the Stone of Scone - whatever it is, it is worth enough to make life cheap for some and dear for others - has begun.
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    Greenmantle
    John Buchan - Paperback - Oxford University Press
    This classic adventure is set in war-torn Europe, and is the sequel to 'The Thirty-Nine Steps'. It shows John Buchan's mastery of the thriller and also his immense knowledge of world politics.
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    Huntingtower
    John Buchan - Paperback - Oxford University Press
    Dickson McCunn, a newly retired grocer of romantic heart, plans a walking holiday in south-west Scotland. He meets a young English poet and, contrary to his better sense, finds himself involved in the kidnapping of a Russian princess, who is held prisoner in the rambling mansion, Huntingtower.
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    Treasure Island
    Robert Louis Stevenson - Paperback - Vintage
    Jim Hawkins gets hold of a treasure map and sets off with an adult crew in search of the buried treasure. Among the crew, however, is the treacherous Long John Silver who is determined to keep the treasure for himself.
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    A Scandalous Man
    Gavin Esler - Paperback - Harper
    His near death made all the news channels despite the fact that the Prime Minister had called an election on that very day. The Prime Minister regarded him as the hard man, and depended on him because he brought solutions, not problems. But the political deals he had to do had their price and someone, sometime was going to have to pay it.
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    Shrouded
    Carol Anne Davis - Paperback - Snowbooks
    Driven by lust and fear, mortuary worker Douglas finds a way to make girls remain excitingly silent and inert. But then he is forced to blank out the details of their unplanned deaths. Now Douglas has his sights set on Marjorie.
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    The Lost World: Being An Account Of The Recent Amazing Adventures Of Professor George E. Challenger, Lord John Roxton, Professor Summerlee, And Mr E.D. Malone Of The Daily Gazette
    Arthur Conan Doyle - Paperback - Oxford University Press
    A scientific expedition sets out to explore a plateau in South America that remains frozen in time from the days when prehistoric creatures roamed the Earth.
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    Kidnapped
    Robert Louis Stevenson - Paperback - Capuchin Classics
    'Kidnapped' is Robert Louis Stevenson's classic adventure novel. David Balfour sets off to find his last remaining relatives, but is tricked into boarding a ship, and finds himself bound for slavery in Carolina.
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    Sophia's Secret
    Susanna Kearsley - Paperback - Allison & Busby
    Carolyn McClelland, a writer of historical novels, finds herself with a familiar enemy: writer's block. A change of scenery leads her, and her book, in a whole new direction. Writing about the attempted Jacobite invasion of 1708, Carolyn takes up residence in a cottage in the North East of Scotland.

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