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A Death In The Making By Inge Meldgaard
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Set in twenty-fifth century Australia, the Brisbane Peacekeeping Force is called in to investigate the death of a young woman, whose body is found in an isolated bushland area near the small... More > Queensland town of Stanthorpe. The peacekeepers are accompanied by their cat, Shela, who uses her telepathic powers to help solve this increasingly unusual case. The dead woman's life is gradually revealed, together with her secrets, until the past collides with the present in a haunting conclusion. At times shocking, this sequel to 'The Cicada' is a story of despair, betrayal, loss and redemption: a story of darkness and of the power of love.< Less
The Cicada By Inge Meldgaard
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Following the devastating effects of climate change, famine, disease, and nearly two hundred years of war, by the year 2450, the world has finally enjoyed two centuries of peace. The population of... More > the planet has stabilised at three billion. One central government, the World Federation of Nations, administers the judicial needs of all nations through its General Assembly and funds scientific research dedicated to restoring the planet's fragile ecosystems. At a principal research facility, located in Melbourne, Australia, a scientist is assaulted and vital data stolen. Almost simultaneously, four other facilities around the world are similarly compromised. After a series of shocking murders, Federation investigators realise they are dealing with a dark conspiracy that stretches across the globe. They enlist the support of the scientists and their sometimes capricious cats – mysterious creatures bred in special centres.< Less
The Cicada By Inge Meldgaard
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The year is 2450 C.E. and the world has enjoyed two centuries of peace. The population of the planet has stabilised at 3 billion following the devastating effects of climate change, famine, disease... More > and wars that raged for nearly 200 years. One central government, the World Federation of Nations, administers the judicial needs of all nations through its General Assembly and funds scientific research dedicated to restoring the planet's fragile ecosystems. At a principal research facility located in Melbourne, Australia, a scientist is assaulted and vital data stolen from their computer records. Almost simultaneously, four other facilities around the world are similarly compromised. When murder impacts upon the course of events, Federation investigators realise they are dealing with a dark conspiracy that stretches across the globe. They enlist the support of the scientists and their sometimes capricious cats; mysterious creatures bred in special centres.< Less
The Cicada By Inge Meldgaard
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The year is 2450 C.E. and the world has enjoyed two centuries of peace. The population of the planet has stabilised at 3 billion following the devastating effects of climate change, famine, disease... More > and wars that raged for nearly 200 years. One central government, the World Federation of Nations, administers the judicial needs of all nations through its General Assembly and funds scientific research dedicated to restoring the planet's fragile ecosystems. At a principal research facility located in Melbourne, Australia, a scientist is assaulted and vital data stolen from their computer records. Almost simultaneously, four other facilities around the world are similarly compromised. When murder impacts upon the course of events, Federation investigators realise they are dealing with a dark conspiracy that stretches across the globe. They enlist the support of the scientists and their sometimes capricious cats; mysterious creatures bred in special centres.< Less
A Death In The Making By Inge Meldgaard
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When the body of a young woman is found in an isolated bushland area near the small town of Stanthorpe, in Queensland, Australia, the Brisbane Peacekeeping Force is called in to assist with the... More > investigation. Freddi, a peacekeeper originally from Jamaica, and her bondmate Meng Jarrah, a forensics expert, are accompanied by their cat, Shela, who uses her telepathic powers to help solve this increasingly unusual case. Set in the year 2456, this sequel to ‘The Cicada’ steps back into the past to reveal who the dead woman was…and her secrets. Fast paced, and at times shocking, this is a story of despair, betrayal, loss and redemption - a story of darkness and of the power of love.< Less
A Death In The Making By Inge Meldgaard
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When the body of a young woman is found in an isolated bushland area near the small town of Stanthorpe, in Queensland, Australia, the Brisbane Peacekeeping Force is called in to assist with the... More > investigation. Freddi, a peacekeeper originally from Jamaica, and her bondmate Meng Jarrah, a forensics expert, are accompanied by their cat, Shela, who uses her telepathic powers to help solve this increasingly unusual case. Set in the year 2456, this sequel to ‘The Cicada’ steps back into the past to reveal who the dead woman was…and her secrets. Fast paced, and at times shocking, this is a story of despair, betrayal, loss and redemption - a story of darkness and of the power of love.< Less
The Boys' Show By Tess Atkins et al.
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This play was collaboratively written by a dedicated group of students and their mentor over a four month period. The group then continued to perform the play at the North Shore High School Drama... More > Festival on January 25th, 2011, at West Vancouver Secondary School for three performances on February 8th, 2011, and at the SEARS BC High School Drama Festival on May 5th, 2011. The play was well received and won five awards, including winning Outstanding Production at the regional level and Best Ensemble at the provincial level. This was taken from a script that was grammatically incorrect, often unformatted, sometimes truly wrong, as well as painfully punctuated. Jessica Tam and Eva Jordison skillfully incorporated scribbled corrections and glued in text - taking a well-loved, well-worn pile of stapled papers, and present this book to you, dear person. Welcome to a play about growing up male in the 21st century.< Less
The Boys' Show By Tess Atkins et al.
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This play was collaboratively written by a dedicated group of students and their mentor over a four month period. The group then continued to perform the play at the North Shore High School Drama... More > Festival on January 25th, 2011, at West Vancouver Secondary School for three performances on February 8th, 2011, and at the SEARS BC High School Drama Festival on May 5th, 2011. The play was well received and won five awards, including winning Outstanding Production at the regional level and Best Ensemble at the provincial level. This was taken from a script that was grammatically incorrect, often unformatted, sometimes truly wrong, as well as painfully punctuated. Jessica Tam and Eva Jordison skillfully incorporated scribbled corrections and glued in text - taking a well-loved, well-worn pile of stapled papers, and present this book to you, dear person. Welcome to a play about growing up male in the 21st century.< Less
A Blooming Miracle By Ann Lambert
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Here are twelve short stories, set in the past, present and future: Morgan, in the 19th century,taking part in pagan festivities, with dire results. Will modern-day Amy ever get her house in order,... More > and Joe find happiness in the 25th century? Join the sad, mad but never boring characters between the covers of this book.< Less
Quick Guide: Midnight's Children By College Guide World
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Midnight's Children deals with India's transition from British colonialism to independence and the partition of India. It is considered an example of postcolonial literature and magical realism. The... More > story is told by its chief protagonist, Saleem Sinai, and is set in the context of actual historical events as with historical fiction. Midnight's Children won both the Booker Prize and the James Tait Black Memorial Prize in 1981. It was awarded the "Booker of Bookers" Prize and the best all-time prize winners in 1993 and 2008 to celebrate the Booker Prize 25th and 40th anniversary. It was also added to the list of Great Books of the 20th Century, published by Penguin Books.< Less