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Two Edwardian Adventures By Cecilia Peartree
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This book consists of 2 light-hearted stories of about 16,000 words each, set in Edwardian times, mostly in Edinburgh, and linked by some of the characters involved. ‘Adventure at the National... More > Exhibition’ is a tale of old and new illusions, some of which are shattered by the end of the story. ‘Adventure on the Scotch Express’ is a tale of several people with something to hide who share a compartment on the Special Scotch Express between York and Edinburgh in 1909.< Less
Two Adventures at the End of an Era By Cecilia Peartree
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This book is a sequel to 'Two Edwardian Adventures' and consists of two stories set in Edinburgh during the years just before the Great War. 'Adventure at the Palace of Varieties' takes place in 1911... More > when the Great Lafayette, a world-famous illusionist, was appearing at the Empire Palace of Varieties. It features the Martin family from the previous stories and a new character who is an Italian clarinettist. 'Adventure at the Zoological Park' is set in 1913 and 1914, with a couple of scenes taking place on the Esplanade at Edinburgh Castle and the remainder at the newly opened Zoological Park. The Martin family are at the centre of the action again and Violet Gregg and her brother from 'Adventure at the National Exhibition' also put in an appearance.< Less
The Pitkirtly (no. 1) Omnibus By Cecilia Peartree
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The Pitkirtly (no. 1) Omnibus contains 3 complete novels which have already been published separately as part of the Pitkirtly Mystery Series. 'Crime in the Community' tells the story of what happens... More > when Amaryllis Peebles arrives in the small Fife town of Pitkirtly and causes Christopher to lose control of his life. 'Reunited in Death' is Jemima Stevenson's story. When she starts to research her family history she discovers some 'new' cousins - but before long a series of deaths reduce their numbers. 'A Reformed Character' poses the question: can anyone ever really change? It takes the characters on a journey from a caravan at Kinghorn to a knitting club in Pitkirtly and, in the case of two of them, to a cattery somewhere in the wilds, and then to a dangerous rendezvous in an old railway yard. A short story featuring two of the main characters from the novels is also included in the omnibus.< Less
The Lion and Unicorn Quest By Cecilia Peartree
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Can people learn to leave the past behind them, and move on? Flora has tried hard to do this but her wartime past as a secret agent just won't let go of her. The spymaster she knew then seems to be... More > pulling the strings again as an old adversary reappears in her life. Meanwhile her friendship with Oliver Quest goes through a difficult patch after a silly argument. He takes on the task of looking after a very special painting belonging to an important industrialist and she looks for a job as a typist. Soon they are both working on different aspects of the 1951 Festival of Britain, and they unexpectedly find themselves in the middle of a murder mystery. Even after a last-minute crisis in the Lion and Unicorn Pavilion is apparently resolved, they find their investigations have to continue. For a while it's as if the pieces from two jigsaw puzzles have got mixed up and will never be sorted out again.< Less