Tag: Animals

The Rosetta Man

Wanted: Translator for first contact. Immediate opening. Danger pay allowance. Estlin Hume lives in Twin Butte, Alberta surrounded by a horde of affectionate squirrels. His involuntary squirrel-attracting talent leaves him evicted, expelled, fired and near penniless until two aliens arrive and adopt him as their translator. Yanked around the world at the center of the first contact crisis, Estlin ... »

The Farthing Wood Collection 1

The first two stories about the Animals of Farthing Wood have been brought together in one, value for money bind-up. In the prequel to The Animals of Farthing Wood, THE ADVENTURE BEGINS we meet an earlier generation of animals whose descendants will make their epic journey from Farthing Wood to White Deer Park. Then read how the animals survived their first and harshest winter away from Farthing W... »

In the Path of the Storm

‘I mean to be not only the leadero f the deer herd but Lord of the Reserve. So you must stay in your corner of the Park, all of you… otherwise you’ll be permitted here no longer.’ Trey, the new leader of the deer herd of White Deer Park, has decided that there is no room for the smaller animals in the reserve. The future looks very bleak for Badger, Adder, Owl and the other... »

The Fox Cub Bold

‘He saw one man raise his weapon and take aim at him… and, the next instant, felt a fierce sear of pain in his right thigh…’ The fox cub Bold has left the sheltered life of the nature reserve determined to make his way in the world. But, exulting in his new-found freedom, he becomes reckless. And now he lies badly wounded by a hunter’s bullet. Can Bold survive –... »

Battle for the Park

‘I’ve been looking for him all over the Park. He’s just not around any more, Vixen. He’s gone.’ When Plucky the fox disappears, the other animals soon realise that he isn’t the only one missing from the White Deer Park nature reserve. And the Warden, whom the animals have learnt to trust, is responsible! The animals are frightened and confused – and then a... »

The Animals of Farthing Wood

After their legendary journey out of danger and into the safe haven of White Deer Park, the animals of Farthing Wood look forward to getting used to their new life in the nature reserve.But winter is drawing in: the nights are colder and food for the animals is scarce. Other animals in the park are unfriendly and want to make trouble, and around the Park there are the perils of hunters’ trap... »

The Amazing Maurice and His Educated Rodents

EDITORIAL REVIEW: ** Winner of the 2001 Carnegie Medal ** *One rat, popping up here and there, squeaking loudly, and taking a bath in the cream, could be a plague all by himself. After a few days of this, it was amazing how glad people were to see the kid with his magical rat pipe. And they were amazing when the rats followed hint out of town. They’d have been really amazed if they’d e... »

The Cartel: A Novel

From the internationally best-selling author of the acclaimed novel The Power of the Dog comes The Cartel, a gripping, true-to-life, ripped-from-the-headlines epic story of power, corruption, revenge, and justice spanning the past decade of the Mexican-American drug wars. It’s 2004. DEA agent Art Keller has been fighting the war on drugs for thirty years in a blood feud against Adan Barrera,... »

Hawksmaid: The Untold Story of Robin Hood and Maid Marian

Before she was Maid Marian, she was Matty. . . .Matty has been raised to dance well, embroider exquisitely, and marry nobly. But when Matty’s mother is murdered before her very eyes and her father, a nobleman, is reduced to poverty, Matty’s life changes.As the daughter of Nottingham’s most famous falconer, she finds a new destiny in the hawks her father keeps. She begins to under... »

Classified K-9 Unit Christmas: A Killer Christmas\Yuletide Stalking

A Killer Christmas by Lenora Worth When FBI K-9 agent Nina Atkins thwarts an attempted murder, she becomes a target of the killer-the same hit man US Marshal Thomas Grant is tracking. Even caught in the crosshairs, Nina’s reluctant to share her case, but working with Thomas may be the only way to capture a murderer before she becomes his next victim. Yuletide Stalking by Terri Reed Determine... »

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