Book List:29 titles
  • Midshipman Edward Trefusis prepares for his second campaign on board HMS Fortune. He is disturbed by the strange news he has received about Amos Tunks, who he thought was drowned, shocked by what his uncle the rear-admiral shows him about Britain’s...


  • It is 1803. Britain is at war with France. Edward Trefusis, to his clergyman father's dismay and his Rear-Admiral uncle's delight, is now a midshipman on the frigate HMS Fortune. What does his first voyage have in store for him? It brings him a terri...


  • Who murdered the Head of Geography on the GCSE field trip? Surely not one of the students? Only the Wizard Firebrain can save Lord Oakheft's followers as they face a terrible doom, so why did he leave them for another other task? Who is the mysteriou...


  • Twelve stories of the supernatural by Dennis Hamley collected into one edition. The world of ghosts is a varied one. The ghosts in these stories may seek justice for wrongs done to them in life, they may bring relief for injustice to people in the pr...


  • This collection features over fourteen mystery stories to puzzle and amaze. Perfect for young readers, the collection includes stories that range from creepy school computers to amateur bank robbers; from lost villages to deadly Christmas presents. B...




  • Everyone on the estate thinks Mrs Cattermole is a bit batty, talking about her non existent "children" and her precious "treasure." She's easy prey for two con men who persuade her they're from the Water Board and break into her house to steal her tr...


  • Jack is a teenage pilot flying for the RAF in World War I. He is bullied by his fellow cadets until one day when he saves the day and he gains their respect. A highly successful series of exciting, easy to read, short fiction books with storylines de...






  • Mrs Cattermole is old and all alone, easy prey to two conmen who come to steal her "treasure". But who are the mysterious children who watch over her?  And can they help her when she needs them most? This new series features popular stories from th...


  • Part III of the Joslin de Lay Mysteries, set in medieval Oxford. It's a place riven by hatred and violence. Joslin senses danger, but has no choice but to enter. He is taken into Doncaster College, where he sings for the Masters, and his supper. But ...


  • War has once again come to Europe. Ellen, now married to a German and with a family of her own, must once again face terror and prejudice as World War II rages. Ellen is married to Matthias with three children - angry, rebellious Walter, clever Paul ...


  • After World War I calls her brother to the front lines, a young woman sets out to make a difference in this powerful historical novel. "I don't know much about wars except soldiers and sailors get killed and Jack might get killed with them. But gr...


  • It is April 1914 and war is only four months away. But it seems very remote from the seaside world of Eddy and Jim as they watch Harold's Bay Wanderers play football and listen to the conversation of their elders. However, two strangers have arriv...


  • "Pageants of Despair"is a story of a boy caught in a battle between good and evil. After unknown assailants attack his mother, Peter is sent by train to stay with his grandparents. On that ride an uncanny figure leads him back in time to the fourteen...


  • The badger baiters had been to the wood, and badger was dead. But the children's story, in which badger became the unwilling but courageous champion of the animals against Sir Coldley Thinktrap and his evil henchmen, gave him new life in their imagin...


  • Hawk flies over the downs and the village, unaware that she is at the heart of a new story told by the children at the school - the last they will ever tell there. Nor does she know that the time is coming when she too will be presented with the same...


  • This is a powerful, atmospheric story, full of the sights, sounds and smells of steam railways, which provide an authentic backdrop to the ghostly happenings. The insinuations, whispers of presences as Rachel hears the lonely whistle blow, are well d...


  • There's something a bit sinister about the ramshackle cottage where Rosy and her family go to live. Rosy can feel that something terrible happened there once. And her brother and sister hate the cottage from the moment they step inside. Before lon...


  • A book of short stories by the popular children's author, Dennis Hamley. Here Dennis presents a collection of Christmas stories for readers of all ages. The first stories are presented as suitable for younger people, but adults will also enjoy them a...


  • This is a book intended for young readers, bringing together eight stories about football, intreague, murder, and excitement. There's more to football than two halves In these eight stories there are great games in the present and the past - and ev...


  • A time-slip novel in which the views and works of a poet and scientist, Nicholas Fowler, living in 1173 influence the life of a young student living today. Her boyfriend becomes obsessed with theories related to Fowler's work and an unearthly power b...






  • It is the 1985-6 football season. The Premiership is six years in the future. The Football League still consists of four divisions. And Bowland United are at the bottom of the Fourth. Once they were the best team in the country, with nine leagu...