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Jimmy Irish: Undercover And Alone Against The Mafia - A True Story
- Paperback - Mainstream
This is the true story of one mans fearless courage whilst working undercover to infiltrate the Mafia. On behalf of every law-abiding American, Jimmy Mullan put his own life on the line as every day and night he rubbed shoulders with the Mobs drug dealers, killers, extortionists, thieves and loan sharks.
John Adam: The Mulbuie Murderer
- Paperback - Umbria
This is an account of the last public hanging, on 16th October 1835 in Inverness, the capital of the Scottish Highlands. The man on the gallows was John Adam, known as The Mulbuie Murderer. Graham Clark relates who John Adam was and his motives for the murder of one of the two women with whom he was in relations - his intention to dispense with the woman who was the richest - a classic case of a love triangle ending in tragic circumstances. There was no doubt of John Adam's guilt, although most of the evidence was circumstantial. The author traces his early life, and the traits that led to his execution.
John Buchan: Model Governor General
- Hardback - Dundurn
An accomplished Scottish thriller writer, journalist, soldier, spy, and Member of Parliament, John Buchan, 1st Baron Tweedsmuir, was Canada's governor general from 1935 to 1940 and helped draw Canada, Britain, and the United States closer together during the perilous days before and at the start of the Second World War.
The Jennifer Morgue
- Paperback - Orbit
Bob Howard must save the world from eldritch horrors, codenamed Jennifer Morgue. Bob's current mission is to stop the evil Ellis Billington from achieving world domination, but he must overcome obstacles including the Gravedust device, which permits communication with the dead.
- Hardback - Canongate
In 18th-century Paris, Jacob is a peddler of knives, salt cellars and snuffboxes. Despite a disastrous teenage marriage, Jacob is determined to raise himself up in life, by whatever means he can. In 21st-century America, Jacob's life has twisted in ways he could never have imagined. But even the tiniest of flies can influence the turning of the world. Reliable, true Leslie Senzatimore, a volunteer fireman, and Masha, a gravely ill young woman, are about to have their lives transformed.
Jack Shian And The King's Chalice
- Paperback - Black & White
Jack's family are Shian, 'otherworld' creatures who have crept in and out of human affairs throughout history. And Jack's family are special: working for the Shian Congress, they have been watching over the Stone of Destiny - one of the great Shian treasures - for seven hundred years.
Jon For Short
- Paperback - Barrington Stoke
Jon keeps waking up from a recurring bad dream to find that he is missing his arms and parts of his legs. Kept constantly sedated, as Jon's body disappears his nightmare gets worse. The nurses seem to hate him and the doctor won't answer his questions. Who is Joe? Why do they keep calling him by that name?
Joe The Barbarian
- Paperback - Vertigo
Joe, an imaginative 11-year-old orphan suffering from Type 1 diabetes, can't fit in at school. One fateful day, he enters a vivid fantasy world in which he is the lost saviour of a fantastic land based on the layout and contents of his home. But is his quest really just an insulin-deprived delirium.
- Paperback - DC Comics
The JLA's very first foe, Starro the Conqueror, returns in a new guise as The Star Conquerer. The JLA is powerless to awaken a slumbering world trapped in the endless nightmares caused by the menace formerly known as Starro. But help arrives in the form of an unexpected ally: Daniel, The Lord of Dreams.
Jack And The Flumflum Tree
- Pbk. + CD - Macmillan Children's
Jack's Granny is sick with a bad case of the moozles! And the only cure is the fruit of the fantastic flumflum tree which grows on the faraway Isle of Blowyernose. It's a perilous journey, but Jack bravely sets sail, with a motley crew of only three.
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