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  • Dark Canyonby Louis L'Amour

    Random House Publishing Group 2005; US$ 5.99

    When Gaylord Riley walked away from the Coburn gang, he had money and a dream. He worked hard and built a cabin, gathered a herd of cattle, and fell in love with Marie Shattuck. But when he is confronted with false accusations of rustling and murder, Riley is forced to defend his new law-abiding way of life. Outnumbered and facing a lynching party,... more...

  • Crossfire Trailby Louis L'Amour

    Random House Publishing Group 2005; US$ 5.99

    Rafe Caradec?gambler, wanderer, soldier of fortune?was as hard a man as the battlefields and waterfronts of Latin America could fashion, but he was as good as his word. As Charles Rodney lay dying in a dank ship?s fo?c?sle, Rafe swore to make sure that Rodney?s Wyoming ranch went to his daughter, Ann. In Painted Rock, Wyoming, Caradec found land for... more...

  • Sarah's Keyby Tatiana de Rosnay

    St. Martin's Press 2007; US$ 8.49

    Paris, July 1942: Sarah, a ten year-old girl, is brutally arrested with her family by the French police in the Vel' d'Hiv' roundup, but not before she locks her younger brother in a cupboard in the family's apartment, thinking that she will be back within a few hours. Paris, May 2002: On Vel' d'Hiv's 60th anniversary, journalist Julia Jarmond is asked... more...

  • Lustrumby Robert Harris

    Random House 2010; US$ 12.68

    Rome, 63 BC. In a city on the brink of acquiring a vast empire, seven men are struggling for power. Cicero is consul, Caesar his ruthless young rival, Pompey the republic's greatest general, Crassus its richest man, Cato a political fanatic, Catilina a psychopath, Clodius an ambitious playboy. The stories of these real historical figures - their... more...

  • Midshipman Bolitho and the 'Avenger'by Alexander Kent

    Random House 2010; US$ 12.68

    The three midshipman Bolitho novellas in one omnibus volume, from Alexander Kent, also known as Douglas Reeman. This story is set in the winter of 1773, in and around the West Country of England. Midshipman Bolitho's ship, the Gorgon, is laid up for refit, and he with some other 'young gentlemen' is allowed home for Christmas. Bolitho, now seventeen,... more...

  • Sloop Of Warby Alexander Kent

    Random House 2008; US$ 12.68

    For the young Richard Bolitho the spring of 1778 marked a complete transformation for himself and his future. It was the year in which the American War of Independence changed to an all-out struggle for freedom from British rule - and the year when Bolitho took command of the Sparrow , a small, fast and well-armed sloop of war. As the pace of war... more...

  • Stand Into Dangerby Alexander Kent

    Random House 2008; US$ 12.68

    The year is 1774 and Bolitho is now a newly appointed third lieutenant joining the 28-gun frigate Destiny at Plymouth. It is a far step from midshipman's berth to wardroom - and at a time when most of the fleet is laid up Bolitho is considered fortunate. Bolitho's promotion is tinged by personal sadness, but his new captain soon points out that... more...

  • To Glory We Steerby Alexander Kent

    Random House 2008; US$ 12.68

    The time is January 1782, and British Captain Richard Bolitho is ordered to take the frigate Phalarope to the Caribbean, where the hard-pressed royal squadrons are fighting for their lives against the combined fleets of France and Spain and the upstart American privateers. It should have been a proud moment for so young and junior a captain - but... more...

  • In Gallant Companyby Alexander Kent

    Random House 2009; US$ 14.09

    The tenth Richard Bolitho novel in Alexander Kent's spectacularly successful series deals with Bolitho's life as a young lieutenant aboard the Trojan , an eighty-gun ship of the line. The year is 1777 when the revolution in America has erupted into a full-scale war. The navy's main task is to prevent military supplies from reaching Washington's... more...

  • Band Of Brothersby Alexander Kent

    Random House 2009; US$ 12.68

    In this, the long awaited conclusion of Alexander Kent's midshipman trilogy, the new year of 1774 seems to offer Richard Bolitho and his friend Martyn Dancer the culmination of a dream. Both have been recommended for promotion, although they have not yet gained the coveted lieutenant's commission. But a routine passage from Plymouth to Guernsey in... more...