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Budworth and the Safe Bet By John Jansen
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Teddy Aston, the nephew of Lord and Lady Alpington, leads a life of luxurious idleness, ably supported by his valet, Budworth, in between-the-wars England. Betting, country house weekends, avoiding... More > marriage and indoor rugby at the notorious Sloths Club are his main activities. But why is his fearsome Aunt Amelia, Lady Alpington, so anxious to find him a bride before his thirtieth birthday? And why do the New York Mafia regard him as a person to be treated with respect? Only Budworth knows all the answers!< Less
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Archival: Most Secret By Rob Rice
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Behind the scenes of history… Lurked desperate men with strange knowledge, doctors with dangerous cures, and scientists terrified by their own discoveries. Join the heir to a faerie legacy... More > and his bloody companion on a journey that ends before the very ramparts of New Orleans and in the smoke of a terrifying battle. What was the secret Winston Churchill’s valet sought to share with his employer from beyond the grave? Meet Flight Lieutenant Neville ‘Bunny’ Edwards, who in the course of the Second World War loses his humanity, but never his courage or his determination to stay in the fighting. Illustrated by Donna Barr, http:www.stinz.com< Less
Archival: Most Secret By Rob Rice
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Behind the scenes of history… Lurked desperate men with strange knowledge, doctors with dangerous cures, and scientists terrified by their own discoveries. Join the heir to a faerie legacy and... More > his bloody companion on a journey that ends before the very ramparts of New Orleans and in the smoke of a terrifying battle. What was the secret Winston Churchill’s valet sought to share with his employer from beyond the grave? Meet Flight Lieutenant Neville ‘Bunny’ Edwards, who in the course of the Second World War loses his humanity, but never his courage or his determination to stay in the fighting. Illustrated by Donna Barr, http:www.stinz.com< Less
Queen Zixi of Ix - or, The Story of the Magic Cloak By L. Frank Baum
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A Really-Truly Fairy-Story. The very title is unique and alluring, and it foretells a great feast of fun and fancy, in which Mr. Baum's whimsical imagination is at its best. The story has both a hero... More > and a heroine, a boy and a girl--"King Bud" and "Princess Fluff"--and very wonderful things befall them. And besides the charming "Queen Zixi of Ix", there is a fine array of remarkable characters, including "Aunt Rivette", the five "High Counselors": "Tallydab", "Tellydeb", etc., "Jikki, the king's valet", the firece "Roly-Rogues", and others. Illustrated with seventy-six drawings.< Less
Running a Thousand Miles for Freedom By William Craft & Ellen Craft
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William and Ellen Craft were slaves from Macon who gained celebrity after a daring public escape in December 1848. The light-skinned Ellen Craft posed as a white woman traveling with her valet. The... More > bold ruse worked and the couple were able to elude slave hunters and eventually cross the Mason-Dixon line. After many trials and tribulations, including pretending to be a married interracial couple, they eventually settled outside Savannah, Georgia where they were able to purchase land. Running a Thousand Miles for Freedom is a fast-paced, suspenseful account of their incredible journey.< Less
Running a Thousand Miles for Freedom; or, the Escape of William and Ellen Craft from Slavery By William Craft & Ellen Craft
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William and Ellen Craft were slaves from Macon who gained celebrity after a daring public escape in December 1848. The light-skinned Ellen Craft posed as a white woman traveling with her valet. The... More > bold ruse worked and the couple were able to elude slave hunters and eventually cross the Mason-Dixon line. After many trials and tribulations, including pretending to be a married interracial couple, they eventually settled outside Savannah, Georgia where they were able to purchase land. Running a Thousand Miles for Freedom is a fast-paced, suspenseful account of their incredible journey.< Less
Running a Thousand Miles for Freedom By William Craft & Ellen Craft
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William and Ellen Craft were slaves from Macon who gained celebrity after a daring public escape in December 1848. The light-skinned Ellen Craft posed as a white woman traveling with her valet. The... More > bold ruse worked and the couple were able to elude slave hunters and eventually cross the Mason-Dixon line. After many trials and tribulations, including pretending to be a married interracial couple, they eventually settled outside Savannah, Georgia where they were able to purchase land. Running a Thousand Miles for Freedom is a fast-paced, suspenseful account of their incredible journey.< Less
I Spy, I Die By gavin macdonald
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When a man murdered in a house near Edinburgh turns out to be a spy, Detective Sergeant Alistair MacRae wonders whether MI6 might be behind the killing, although there are plenty of other suspects... More > who wanted the spy dead. When the spy's valet is murdered after having attempted to enter the guarded premises of the spy's house, MacRae is sure there is contraband material hidden in the building, but an expert insists there is no booty concealed anywhere and the guard is removed. When the house is then broken into and something taken from a cache in a skirting board, MacRae is furious until Detective Chief Inspector Ian Forsyth admits that he knew of the cache and is now able, by logical deduction, to arrive at the name of the killer. But, with MI6 involved, things are not that simple and events take a sinister turn before Forsyth explains all.< Less

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Our World Our World By Deleah Payne
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