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Tales to Keep You Bound
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From a young student meeting a bank robber, to an older woman who finds a new experience when a stranger breaks in. Thirty tales from the world of Kev Pickering, featuring themes like personal... More > reflections, days gone by, and sports - but all featuring ordinary women in situations they cannot escape from, no matter how much they wish to. The perfect introduction to the world of Madame X, The China Doll Gang and others. As you read it, remember - these are all fiction, they could never happen to you. Could they?< Less
An Education: Friends and Family
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The fifth collection of An Education stories takes us from Valentine's Day to the summer holidays, and finds Cassie, Jenny and their friends finding love and new playmates. They also face changes in... More > their family lives, some less welcome than others. At the same time, the man known as Jay Edwards continues to visit families, holding them hostage and making the parents help them rob banks. When Sarah and Brian Holderness-Carter, who are awaiting the arrival of their new family, come to England for the event, Jay faces his greatest challenge yet. By the end of the book, nothing will be quite the same again - for any of the characters.< Less
Tales of the Games Player
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The Games Player - so called by the Daily Mail because his modus operandi involves convincing whoever is the adult in charge to persuade the others, especially the children, that they are playing a... More > game of robbers to keep them calm while he secures them and ransacks the house. He is notorious, both feared for his robberies, and admired for the way those he visits come out unharmed, if bound and gagged in various ways. But how did he earn this reputation. Here, in his own words, he recalls those he has visited, from the very first mother and daughter to more recent ones, and how he learned his craft. Along the way, he meets all manners of families, and recalls both the successes and the failures, as well as times he was surprised and surprised others - even to the extent of having his own fan club... In these short vignettes, he finds love, and sadness, happiness and sadness - but always with a smile.< Less
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Following from their kidnapping, Amy and Heidi Strong, Veronica Cabot, and Cindy and Dorothy Elsworth need to get their lives back. The way they do that, however, reveals yet more family secrets,... More > and over the course of the next few months Heidi learns more and more about her family and friends... From Kev Pickering, the author of the An education series, comes this second collection of stories about Heidi, in which they go from two families to one, and the girls grow closer together - as do their mothers.< Less
An Eduction : Growing Up
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The fourth volume of the An Education series covers six months in the lives of the Craig and Holderness families, as the new school year begins. From the tale of Patty having a surprise at home, to... More > a grand wedding in the grounds of Holderness Manor, their adventures help them to realize how important friendship is, as they all in their own ways start to grow up and become young ladies. This edition also contains a special tale from John Jacobs, and glimpses into the past and future of the families.< Less
An Education : Family Ties
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Three months have passed since the events of the previous book, and Cassie and Jenny Craig, along with their friends, are looking forward to new arrivals and new adventures. What they are not... More > expecting to happen is for old family legends to be revealed, or new relationships and friendships to be forged, as the girls discover that family means everything when it comes to dealing with changes - and getting over some of the most shocking things they have ever experienced. The book contains five previously unseen stories, as well as the complete Sara trilogy as seen in online forums. By the end of this summer, for all of them, their lives will have changed completely.< Less
Portrait of a Lady
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Collected for the first time in one volume, the most famous cases of the lady of crime known as Madame X. Where did she come form, what influenced her choice of career, and how did she become one of... More > the most formidable leaders of the underworld? Kev Pickering, better known as KP, presents her story, her most famous cases, and shows how her past always influences her present, and her future.< Less
The Walrus and the Pussycats
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The Pussycat Gang - the most feared, bloodthirsty and deadly gang of robbers on the East Coast Madame X - head of one of the largest international crime organizations, and yet a woman of... More > mystery. What crime could be so horrific, so ghastly that these two groups would combine to stop it? The first clues are uncovered in Switzerland, but from there the conspiracy uncovered brings these two groups together to bring it to an end - by any means necessary. The events will change the lives of all involved forever, as new friendships and alliances are forged, and long held secrets are revealed. By the time the long hot summer ends, nothing will be the same...< Less
An Education: Changes and Lessons
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The new school year is about to start, and for Cassie, Suzie and friends that means a new school. For Alicia, Jenny and their friends, it means taking on new responsibilities as babysitters and... More > godmothers - and for Patty's friends, a new level of school and a big change. The latest collection of stories in the An Education series takes us through Christmas and beyond, as we learn more about the families, Sarah and Brian and their American friends, and about Jay Edwards and Mrs McPhee as they ply their trade. The An Education books have been praised for their content and twists - enjoy the latest tales...< Less
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