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Channel Islands Clockmakers 1680-1830 By John Vost
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With up-to-date research this booklet (not illustrated) listing the makers, retailers and owners of clocks in the islands carries on where Tribe and Whatmoor left off in the 1980s. There is much new... More > information here as well as discoveries that any clock collector or dealer will be keen to learn of. The contribution of Geoff Dorey regarding Nicolas Blondel makes fascinating reading and adds enormously to the scholarship of horology.< Less
The Letter By John Vost
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A thrilling tale of theft, murder and kidnap set mainly in the Western Highlands of Scotland, the Fens and Tangiers. An old military gentleman dies when his Renoir painting is stolen - is there a... More > connection between the death and the theft? The painting is to be used as ransom and is pursued after a sting goes wrong. It's trailed to the Fens but goes missing again, maybe it's in Tangiers where a beautiful young girl is kidnapped and used as part of the ransom. Almost a travelogue this book depicts the Highlands in all their rugged beauty.< Less
Saviour of the World By John Vost
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A contemporary thriller with a touch of romance set in the Channel Islands and the UK. The story revolves around an Old Master painting recovered from an ancient shipwreck. The painting is... More > subsequently stolen with violence and disappears but resurfaces in two parts - it had been cut in half with the two different parts going in separate directions in the hands of criminals. After various conflicts and unexpected events in a shoot-out in the Peak district the two parts are again united but at what cost...........?< Less
The Visitor's Book By John Vost
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A thriller set in post Soviet Union Moscow and England. Hitler's Visitor's Book is discovered in a secret archive and smuggled back to England where Neo-Nazis try to seize it in a dramatic showdown.