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The Lost Children
- Paperback - Orchard Books
When Molly and her little brother Jack visit their rich relatives on Ravenstorm Island, Molly feels immediately on edge. An elderly butler gives them bizarre warnings, eerie statues of children are dotted around the island, and - worse - she's expected to be friends with her moody cousin, Arthur. But things become much worse when Jack disappears - and no one else on the island remembers he ever existed! Molly and Arthur must work together to save Jack.
Life After Life
- Paperback - Black Swan
What if you had the chance to live your life again and again, until you finally got it right? During a snowstorm in England in 1910, a baby is born and dies before she can take her first breath. During a snowstorm in England in 1910, the same baby is born and lives to tell the tale. What if there were second chances? And third chances? In fact an infinite number of chances to live your life? Would you eventually be able to save the world from its own inevitable destiny? And would you even want to? 'Life After Life' follows Ursula Todd as she lives through the turbulent events of the last century again and again. With wit and compassion, she finds warmth even in life's bleakest moments, and shows an extraordinary ability to evoke the past.
The Locked Ward: Memoirs Of A Psychiatric Orderly
- Hardback - Jonathan Cape
Dennis O'Donnell provides a detailed account of day-to-day life behind the doors of a psychiatric ward, examining the major mental disorders, the methods of treatment, the support of patients' friends and family, and the attitudes to psychiatric illness he encountered during his time as an orderly.
Lady Of The Loch: The Incredible Story Of Britain's Oldest Osprey
- Paperback - Constable
Once extinct in Britain, the osprey has returned as a powerful symbol of hope. Their slow but sure resurgence has attracted huge public interest and support; that of one bird in particular, Lady, at 25, Britain's oldest breeding osprey, has tugged at the world's heartstrings. This is Lady's story.
The Lost Cyclist: The Untold Story Of Frank Lenz's Ill-Fated Around-The-World Journey
- Hardback - Mainstream
Including many rare and previously unpublished photos, 'The Lost Cyclist' recounts the short but remarkable life of Frank Lenz and the heroic efforts of another American globe girdler, William L. Sachtleben, who was sent by Outing magazine to unravel Lenz's mysterious death.
- Hardback - Robert Hale
Gascoyne and his wife, Nancy, separate when she discovers he has been unfaithful. Nancy's interest is aroused by a new doctor. Meanwhile, Gascoyne loses his job as a lawyer and takes a job as a night porter at a hotel to conduct research for his novel. When a murderer strikes, Gascoyne and Nancy are drawn into sinister events.
A Lie About My Father
- Paperback - Vintage
This book presents a story about forgiving but not forgetting, about examining the way men are made & how they fall apart, about understanding that in order to have a good son you must have a good father. The author's honesty, thinking & images of beauty & fracture combine to create a moving memoir of two lost men: a father & his child.
Letters From The Great Wall
- Paperback - Luath
Eleanor Dickinson escapes Scotland and the inevitability of the direction of her life to the Eastern strangeness of China. In leaving behind the physical closeness of her relationships with her partner, brother and family, she is able to analyse and confront 'the mush of dissatisfaction' that had been expanding to fill her life.
The Last Galley: Impressions And Tales
- Paperback - House of Stratus
The drama of events from the past is captured in this collection of short stories written by the creator of Sherlock Holmes.
The Lost World
- Paperback - House of Stratus
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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