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Alexander the Avenger and the Star-Struck Summer By Craig May
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It is summer, 1987. Ten-year-old Colin Grayson faces the most challenging time of his young life when his parents decide to separate. Lonely and insecure, he has only his fantasies of himself as the... More > powerful wizard-warrior Alexander the Avenger, who puts the local bullies in their place. Then, whether by magic or miracle, Colin is invited by his retired movie star Great-Aunt Sophia, whom he has never met, to spend time during the summer at her New York home. Colin's visit turns out to be everything he had hoped for, and Aunt Sophia turns out to be the perfect companion for the imaginative and talented Colin. In time, however, a shadow falls over the proceedings when Aunt Sophia's estranged, gold-digging daughter, Dianne, threatens to publish a scandalous memoir of her childhood, during which her father died under suspicious circumstances and Sophia struggled with alcoholism. It seems that during this summer, Aunt Sophia needs Colin as much as he needs her.< Less
With Umbrella, Scotch and Cigarettes - The Avengers PDF By Alan Hayes, Richard McGinlay
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PDF EDITION - Before the Champagne, before the kinky boots, there was a star without a series. When ABC's Police Surgeon was cancelled, its producers were suddenly left with a star actor, Ian Hendry,... More > and no TV show for him to appear in. This book tells the behind-the-scenes story of the series that was devised for him – The Avengers – from its earliest days as an untitled project all the way through to the end of its first year, when outside influences brought it to an unexpected close. Richard McGinlay and Alan Hayes relate that story through comprehensive essays and chapters that detail the production, transmission and reception of each episode, while also discussing the talented personnel involved. The book also boasts a foreword by Neil Hendry, who runs his uncle Ian Hendry’s official website; lavish black-and-white illustrations by artist Shaqui Le Vesconte; and 60 pages of appendices that deal in depth with the unproduced episodes of Series 1, Keel and Steed’s further adventures, and more.< Less
With Umbrella, Scotch and Cigarettes - An Unauthorised Guide to the Avengers Series 1 By Alan Hayes, Richard McGinlay
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EPUB EDITION - Before the Champagne, before the kinky boots, there was a star without a series. When ABC's Police Surgeon was cancelled, its producers were suddenly left with a star actor, Ian... More > Hendry, and no TV show for him to appear in. This book tells the behind-the-scenes story of the series that was devised for him – The Avengers – from its earliest days as an untitled project all the way through to the end of its first year, when outside influences brought it to an unexpected close. Richard McGinlay and Alan Hayes relate that story through comprehensive essays and chapters that detail the production, transmission and reception of each episode, while also discussing the talented personnel involved. The book also boasts a foreword by Neil Hendry, who runs his uncle Ian Hendry’s official website; lavish black-and-white illustrations by artist Shaqui Le Vesconte; and 60 pages of appendices that deal in depth with the unproduced episodes of Series 1, Keel and Steed’s further adventures, and more.< Less
With Umbrella, Scotch and Cigarettes - An Unauthorised Guide to the Avengers Series 1 By Alan Hayes, Richard McGinlay
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Before the Champagne, before the kinky boots, there was a star without a series. When ABC's Police Surgeon was cancelled, its producers were suddenly left with a star actor, Ian Hendry, and no TV... More > show for him to appear in. This book tells the behind-the-scenes story of the series that was devised for him – The Avengers – from its earliest days as an untitled project all the way through to the end of its first year, when outside influences brought it to an unexpected close. Richard McGinlay and Alan Hayes relate that story through comprehensive essays and chapters that detail the production, transmission and reception of each episode, while also discussing the talented personnel involved. The book also boasts a foreword by Neil Hendry, who runs his uncle Ian Hendry’s official website; lavish black-and-white illustrations by artist Shaqui Le Vesconte; and 60 pages of appendices that deal in depth with the unproduced episodes of Series 1, Keel and Steed’s further adventures, and more.< Less
With Umbrella, Scotch and Cigarettes - An Unauthorised Guide to the Avengers Series 1 By Alan Hayes, Richard McGinlay
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Before the Champagne, before the kinky boots, there was a star without a series. When ABC's Police Surgeon was cancelled, its producers were suddenly left with a star actor, Ian Hendry, and no TV... More > show for him to appear in. This book tells the behind-the-scenes story of the series that was devised for him – The Avengers – from its earliest days as an untitled project all the way through to the end of its first year, when outside influences brought it to an unexpected close. Richard McGinlay and Alan Hayes relate that story through comprehensive essays and chapters that detail the production, transmission and reception of each episode, while also discussing the talented personnel involved. The book also boasts a foreword by Neil Hendry, who runs his uncle Ian Hendry’s official website; lavish black-and-white illustrations by artist Shaqui Le Vesconte; and 60 pages of appendices that deal in depth with the unproduced episodes of Series 1, Keel and Steed’s further adventures, and more.< Less
The Lucky Star By Stephen DeLuca
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Cliff Savage, an aging movie star who makes enemies mainly through his misuse of women is offered a plum role that will revive his flagging career. When the offer turns out to be a ruse, cooked up by... More > powerful men with old grudges to avenge, Savage nearly dies of thirst and hunger in desert. Through his own ineptitude he mistakenly navigates himself to salvation and immediately resumes his misogynist lifestyle. A second (and this time genuine) offer is tendered to him for the same plum role. Will he survive this second trip to the desert? Will he conquer his destructive impulses and justify his colleagues’ generosity towards him? Or will his disruptive behavior endanger the entire film and finally end his career?< Less
By Sword and Star By Renee Carter Hall
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Prince Tiran of Silverglen may be heir to the throne of all Asteria, but he's always felt more at home among the villagers, no matter how many lectures he gets from his father. But when the... More > elk-lord Roden slaughters the royal family and claims the throne for himself, only Tiran is left to avenge their deaths and take his place as the rightful king. His journey will lead him from the shadowed heart of his forest home into the treetops with the squirrel-clan of the Drays, across the western plains, and among the mysterious and deadly wolves of the Northern Reach. With his allies' help, Tiran must become the king his people need him to be – or risk fulfilling an ancient prophecy that will spell the end of Asteria itself.< Less
By Sword and Star By Renee Carter Hall
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Prince Tiran of Silverglen may be heir to the throne of all Asteria, but he's always felt more at home among the villagers, no matter how many lectures he gets from his father. But when the... More > elk-lord Roden slaughters the royal family and claims the throne for himself, only Tiran is left to avenge their deaths and take his place as the rightful king. His journey will lead him from the shadowed heart of his forest home into the treetops with the squirrel-clan of the Drays, across the western plains, and among the mysterious and deadly wolves of the Northern Reach. With his allies' help, Tiran must become the king his people need him to be – or risk fulfilling an ancient prophecy that will spell the end of Asteria itself.< Less
The Guardian Star's True Mark By Charissa Taylor
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Kiliki: She’s a girl on the run. Her parents have sold her hand in marriage. She feels her single hope is to run for her life with only her prayers to guide her. Her life has been one of lies,... More > with a past far different from anything she ever imagined for herself. Now she must come to terms with her new identity. Is there no one she can trust? Tommy: He is the hated Black Panther, a pirate, a rouge, a man of title, and captain of the Guardian Star, the fastest ship on the ocean. He is on a quest to secure his inheritance and avenge his father’s death. The last thing he needs is the distraction of her. They come from separate parts of the land with very separate goals and ideals, yet God has marked them to travel together. Can they fulfill their goals without each other or will they end up needing one another more than either can foresee? Only the true Guardian Star knows.< Less
Send in the Clowns - The Yo Yo Life of Ian Hendry By Gabriel Hershman
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The first ever biography of the late Ian Hendry tells the story of a great actor destroyed by his own demons. The original star of The Avengers, Ian went on to give iconic performances in films such... More > as Live Now Pay Later, The Hill and Get Carter and TV series such as The Lotus Eaters. Hailed by John Nettles as "a ruined genius" and by Brian Clemens as "Britain's greatest actor", this is a touching story of an outstandingly talented star dogged by tragedy.< Less