A motorcycle messenger goes into a small park in London to paint the words 'White Lightning' on the tank of his bike. This is the beginning of an extraordinary novel. It is told over the space of a few months, and in these few months one man's whole life - his failures, his su... read more
Sceptre, 2002. A paperback copy in very good condition.
From Bryce Courtenay comes a new novel about Africa. The time is 1939. White South Africa is a deeply divided nation with many of the Afrikaner people frantically opposed to the English. The world is also on the brink of war and South Africa elects to fight for the Allied cause aga... read more
2005. A paperback copy in very good condition.
The town of Rossmore is a special place, full of character and charm. Nestled beside the Whitethorn Woods, the town has grown since the days when it was small and friendly and everyone knew everyone else. But it still has the woods, with the well dedicated to St Ann, where ge... read more
2007. A paperback copy in very good condition.
Wren Publishing, 1973. First edition. A fine, unmarked copy in a very good d/w with light edge wear and short tears.
|Author:||Dorothy L. Sayers|
|Series:||Lord Peter Wimsey Ser.|
Whose Body? Dorothy Leigh Sayers Lord Peter Wimsey investigates the sudden appearance of a naked body in the bath of an architect at the same time a noted financier goes missing under strange circumstances. As the case progresses it becomes clear that the two ev... read more
Why Mummy Drinks is the brilliant novel from Gill Sims, the author of the online sensation Peter and Jane. It is Mummy's 39th birthday. She is staring down the barrel of a future of people asking if she wants to come to their advanced yoga classes, and polite book clubs whe... read more
Married to William for twenty years, Alice remembers the first time they met like it was yesterday. But these days she posts things on Facebook that she once confided to him. Invited to participate in an anonymous online survey on marriage and love, Alice's longings come pouring ou... read more
2012. A near fine copy in unread condition.
In 18th-century France, a child is captured in the forests near Aveyron where he seems to have been living wild for seven years. Now 12 years old, the Wild Boy is put on public display as a freak, and finally handed over to the ambitious, emotionally repressed Doctor Itard, who is ch... read more
2003, First edition, first printing. A near fine copy only marked by uniform page tanning. The d/w is unclipped and also near fine with only light edge bumping.
|Reading Level:||very good|
The eighth captivating and final book in Ann Cleeves' bestselling Shetland series - also a major BBC One drama starring Douglas Henshall as Jimmy Perez.Shetland: Welcoming. Wild. Remote.Drawn in by the reputation of the islands, a new English family move to the ar... read more
|Author:||Stuart McHardy; Alistair Phimster (Illustrator); Alistair Phimister (Illustrator)|
1995. A fine, unmarked copy.
"Intriguing premise, stunning reveal, irresistible read." (Val McDermid). "Wilde Lake is a standout novel: an intelligent, emotional, satisfying mystery that explores huge themes in small-town microcosm, in the manner of To Kill A Mockingbird, the inspiration on which it reflects."... read more