Book List in Order:18 titles

  • Santa, Aliens and War is an eclectic collection of 29 short stories from the pen of a previously unpublished author. Inside you will meet Jason, who walks on the surface of the sun, Vreep and Denar trying to do a boring job in an ancient spaceship, o...


  • I was still not quite sure when, exactly, my disinclination towards people began. I know, though, that it had a great deal to do with the bane of my life - the great Mr Sherlock Holmes.' Conan Doyle is on the run from his own fame, and the impact it ...


  • Jet, a black Labrador, was well-trained by a young English poacher, Fred Parry. When Fred is caught and jailed shortly before the outbreak of World War II, Jet is requisitioned by the army, where her training stands her in good stead. This is the fas...


  • The locals in the southern Italian town where he lives call him Signor Farfalla--Mr. Butterfly: for he is a discreet gentleman who paints rare butterflies. His life is inconspicuous--mornings spent brushing at a canvas, afternoons idling in the cafes...


  • When 12-year-old Daniel appears at Dark Creek ranch, the owner, Matt, takes him in. But this is Texas in 1861—the Civil War is raging and Matt joins up, leaving Daniel to drive the cattle along the Shawnee Trail 680 miles to Kansas. It is a hazar...


  • A sinister magician... a masterful plot... and millions of souls at stake... Thrust into a world of ancient spells, dangerous games, and deep-seated malice between old rivals, Pip and Tim are in for the most chilling adventure of their lives. Over t...


  • When a family moves to an old English country estate, Sebastian, the son of an alchemist, is accidentally awakened from a centuries-long sleep. The evil enemy of Sebastian's father has also been awakened and continues to pursue his sinister plan....



  • One of the most powerful novels about the experience of war, first published in 1985Captured by Hirohito's soldiers at the fall of Hong Kong and transferred to a Japanese slave camp outside Hiroshima, Captain Joe Sandingham was present when the bomb ...






  • In the summer of 1914 Alec Marquand has just graduated from college and has been hired by the lord of a remote country estate in the Scottish Highlands to survey the ancient Iron Age brochs that lie on his property. Once there Alec comes upon a small...



  • The remarkably powerful and critically acclaimed novel that was chosen as A New York Times Notable Book of 1999 and shortlisted for The Booker PrizeThe Industry of Souls is the story of Alexander Bayliss, a British citizen arrested for spying in the ...



  • Space station "Mir IV" is on day 171 of its mission, encircling the Earth every 89 minutes. Yet, since day 36 it has carried only one passenger, the remaining cosmonaut from a 4-man crew. It is clear that ground control has abandoned his mission and ...


  • Set in China and Hong Kong from 1900 to 1969, this book features Patrick Galvin, ex-priest and missionary. The high-powered world of the "noble houses" and international finance are closed to Galvin, yet he has a secret in his past that surfaces and ...