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Robert Craufurd: Wellington's Wayward Martinet
- Hardback - Pen & Sword Military
To most students of the Peninsular War the name Robert Craufurd usually evokes images of a battle-hardened martinet, flogging his men across Portugal and Spain, driving them hard. However, it is only half of the picture of this most complex character and it is the other half that has never before been revealed.
The Return Of Sherlock Holmes
- Paperback - William Collins
Three years have passed since Sherlock Holmes and his nemesis Moriarty vanished into the abyss of the Reichenbach falls. In that time the criminals of London have been able to sleep safe in their beds. Now, with London in great need of a protector, Holmes makes his return.
Room Of Thieves
- Hardback - Salt
A six toed cat skeleton, a lesson in boxing technique and a poem in the shape of a phallus. These are just some of the things you can expect from Cleland's second collection, 'Room of Thieves'.
Roars From The Back Of The Bus: Rugby Tales Of Life With The Lions
- Paperback - Mainstream
Stewart McKinney's belief in and love of Lions rugby was rekindled by what he witnessed at first hand on the 2009 South African tour. Here he collects stories from fellow former Lions, ranging from the intrepid tourists of the Jack Kyle and Cliff Morgan era to the professional players of today.
Room On The Broom
- Paperback - Macmillan Children's Books
The complete story and original illustrations of the bestselling 'Room on the Broom' by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler have been specially re-designed into an early reader format. Created with expert advice from a literacy consultant, this new version is intended to help and encourage children who are growing in reading confidence. Join a witch, her cat, a dog, a frog and a bird on a bumpy broomstick ride. From the award-winning creators of 'The Gruffalo'.
Ride A Pale Horse
- Paperback - Titan
When Karen Cornell, a journalist on assignment in Czechoslovakia, agrees to help a would-be defector by carrying top-secret documents to Washington, she is pulled into a web of terrorism, assassination, blackmail, espionage and treason in the highest levels. One false move could cost Karen her life and throw the world into war.
- Paperback - Hodder
King Edward of England marches on Scotland, inspired by an Arthurian prophecy to unite the British Isles under one crown. Only one man stands in his way. Robert Bruce is determined to claim the throne of Scotland. But, on the run and hunted by a relentless assassin, his ambition appears far from being realised.
The Red Road
- Hardback - Orion
31st August, 1997. Rose Wilson is 14, but looks 16. Pimped out by her 'boyfriend' and let down by a person she thought she loved, she has seen more of the darkness in life than someone twice her age. On the night of Princess Diana's death - a night everyone will remember - Rose snaps and commits two terrible crimes. Her life seems effectively over. But then a defence lawyer takes pity and sets out to do what he can to save her, regardless of the consequences.
- Paperback - Pan Books
Glen Ishard, the idyllic Scottish home of ex-rock star Nick MacKenzie, is a haven of peace and security until the day a plane with a deadly chemical cargo flies off course. Daisy Field, environmental campaigner, picks up the trail.
Ring Of Death: Famous Kerry Murders
- Paperback - Mainstream
Some of the most notorious murders in the history of Ireland have taken place in Kerry, including a two-day orgy of slaughter perpetrated by state forces during the Civil War, the case of two farmers fighting over a patch of land not big enough to accommodate a picnic blanket, and a baby stabbed to death on a beach. These and many other fascinating Kerry murder cases of the past century are scrutinised in 'Ring of Death'.
Last modified Friday 13 May 2011