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The Adventures Of Tom Sawyer [Popular Penguins]

By: Mark Twain

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Australia, Penguin: 2010

Seller ID: 9780141194936

ISBN: 0141194936

Condition: New


On the banks of the Mississippi, Tom Sawyer and his friends seek out adventure at every turn. Then one fateful night they witness a murder. The boys swear never to reveal the secret and run away to be pirates and search for hidden treasure. But when Tom gets trapped in a cave with the murderer, can he escape unharmed? About the Author: Mark Twain's real name was Sam Clemens, and he was born in 1835 in a small town on the Mississippi, one of seven children. He smoked cigars at the age of eight, and aged nine he stowed away on a steamboat. He left school at 11 and worked at a grocery store, a b... View more info

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The Book Thief : Film Tie-In [used book]

By: Markus Zusak

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Australia, Picador: 2013

Seller ID: 1742613314

ISBN: 1742613314

Condition: Good


It is 1939. Nazi Germany. The country is holding its breath. Death has never been busier, and will become busier still. By her brother's graveside, Liesel's life is changed when she picks up a single object, partially hidden in the snow. It is The Gravedigger's Handbook, left there by accident, and it is her first act of book thievery. So begins a love affair with books and words, as Liesel, with the help of her accordion-playing foster father, learns to read. Soon she is stealing books from Nazi book-burnings, the mayor's wife's library, wherever there are books to be found. But these are ... View more info

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The Book Thief : Film Tie-In

By: Markus Zusak

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Australia, Picador: 2013

Seller ID: 9781742613314

ISBN: 1742613314

Condition: New


The extraordinary international bestseller from the author of new novel Bridge of Clay. NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE "Brilliant and hugely ambitious ... the kind of book that can be life changing" The New York Times It is 1939. Nazi Germany. The country is holding its breath. Death has never been busier, and will become busier still. By her brother's graveside, Liesel's life is changed when she picks up a single object, partially hidden in the snow. It is The Gravedigger's Handbook, left there by accident, and it is her first act of book thievery. So begins a love affair with books and words, as... View more info

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On the Street Where You Live [used book]

By: Mary Higgins Clark

Price: $7.00

Publisher: USA, Pocket Books: 2002

Seller ID: 000758

ISBN: 0743414993

Condition: Good


A popular guest at many of the town's finest homes, he particularly enjoyed participating in the sombre discussions about Martha's disappearance that still came up from time to time over the dinner table. 'I could tell you about it, every little detail,' he said to himself with a self-satisfied smile as he strolled the boardwalk, exchanging pleasantries with good friends he met along the way. 'But of course I won't. That's our secret: mine and Martha's.' In the gripping new novel from the Queen of Suspense, a young woman is haunted by two murders that are closely linked - despite the one hundr... View more info

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I'll be Seeing You [used book]

By: Mary Higgins Clark

Price: $7.00

Publisher: UK, Arrow Books Ltd: 1994

Seller ID: 000764

ISBN: 009930371X

Condition: Good


Young news reporter Meghan Collins is on an assignment in a busy casualty department of a New York hospital. A trauma team bring in a street mugging victim, a young woman robbed of her identification. The medics are working furiously to revive her, but finally give up, remove the oxygen mask that has covered her face and Meghan hurls head first into a living nightmare. The face is a mirror image of her own...To add to the mystery of her murdered doppelganger, the recent death of Meghan's father is suddenly being treated as a suspicious case...As the links between these two mysterious stories i... View more info

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Just Take My Heart [used book]

By: Mary Higgins Clark

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, Simon & Schuster: 2009

Seller ID: 001007

ISBN: 1921470208

Condition: Good


When Natalie Raines, famous Broadway star, is found in her home in Closter, New Jersey, dying from a gunshot wound, her former husband, Gregg Aldrich, whom she was in the process of divorcing, is the chief suspect. What no one knows is that, only days before she was murdered, Natalie accidentally came face to face with the man who killed her former roommate, Jamie Evans. Two years later, career criminal Jimmy Easton, comes forward to claim that Aldrich hired him to kill his wife, but he turned the job down. Based on Easton's testimony, Gregg is charged with the murder of his wife. Handling t... View more info

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No Place Like Home [used book]

By: Mary Higgins Clark

Price: $7.00

Publisher: UK, Simon & Schuster: 2011

Seller ID: 001226

ISBN: 1849836663

Condition: Good


In a riveting new thriller from America's Queen of Suspense, a young woman is ensnared into returning to a place she had wanted to leave behind forever -- her childhood home. There, at the age of ten, Liza Barton had shot her mother, trying desperately to protect her from her estranged step-father, Ted Cartwright. Despite his claim that the shooting was a deliberate act, the Juvenile Court ruled the death an accident. Many people, however, agreed with Cartwright, and the tabloids compared her to the infamous murderess Lizzie Borden, pointing even to the similarity of their names. To erase Liza... View more info

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Frankenstein

By: Mary Shelley

Price: $14.95

Publisher: UK, Penguin: 2003

Seller ID: 9780141439471

ISBN: 0141439475

Condition: New


Obsessed with the idea of creating life itself, Victor Frankenstein plunders graveyards for the material with which to fashion a new being, shocking his creation to life with electricity. But this botched creature, rejected by its creator and denied human companionship, sets out to destroy Frankenstein and all that he holds dear. Mary Shelley's chilling gothic tale was conceived when she was only eighteen, living with her lover Percy Shelley near Lord Byron's villa on Lake Geneva. It would become the world's most famous work of Gothic horror, and Frankenstein's monster an instantly-recognisabl... View more info

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Frankenstein

By: Mary Shelley

Price: $7.95

Publisher: UK, Wordsworth Classics: 1995

Seller ID: 9781853260230

ISBN: 1853260231

Condition: New


With an Introduction and Notes by Dr Siv Jansson, University of Greenwich. Begun when the author was only eighteen and conceived from a nightmare, 'Frankenstein' is the deeply disturbing story of a monstrous creation which has terrified and chilled readers since its first publication in 1818. The novel has thus seared its way into the popular imagination while establishing itself as one of the pioneering works of modern science fiction. AUTHOR: By the time of her death, Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley (1797-1851) was remembered for two things: having been the wife of the poet Percy Bysshe Shelley,... View more info

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Frankenstein [Popular Penguins]

By: Mary Shelley

Price: $12.95

Publisher: UK, Penguin: 2009

Seller ID: 9780141045115

ISBN: 0141045116

Condition: New


Victor Frankenstein is obsessed with the secret of resurrecting the dead. But when he makes a new 'man' out of plundered corpses, his hideous creation fills him disgust. Rejected by all humanity, the creature sets out to destroy Frankenstein and everyone he loves. And as the monster gets ever closer to his maker, hunter becomes prey in a lethal chase that carries them to the very end of the earth. About the Author: Mary Shelley was born in London on 30 August 1797. Her mother, the celebrated feminist writer Mary Wollstonecraft, died a few days after her birth.Her father, William Godwin, a wel... View more info

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Frankenstein [Collins Classics]

By: Mary Shelley

Price: $5.95

Publisher: UK, Harper: 2010

Seller ID: 9780007350964

ISBN: 0007350961

Condition: New


‘The rain pattered dismally against the panes, and my candle was nearly burnt out, when, by the glimmer of the half-extinguished light, I saw the dull yellow eye of the creature open…'Victor Frankenstein's monster is stitched together from the limbs of the dead, taken from ‘the dissecting room and the slaughter-house'. The result is a grotesque being who, rejected by his maker and starved of human companionship, sets out on a journey to seek his revenge. In the most famous gothic horror story ever told, Shelley confronts the limitations of science, the nature of human cruelty and the pat... View more info

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Judgement and Wrath #2 Joe Hunter [used book]

By: Matt Hilton

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Hodder & Stoughton Ltd: 2009

Seller ID: 000705

ISBN: 0340978252

Condition: Good


'Some call me a vigilante. I think I've just got problems to fix.' Joe Hunter doesn't like bullies. He really doesn't like men who abuse women. So protecting Bradley Jorgenson from a professional hitman is not Joe's dream job. Contract killer Dantalion takes his work very seriously. He has a talent for killing and a book in which he obsessively numbers each of his victims. Which adds up to one hell of a body count ... View more info

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The Five Greatest Warriors #3 Jack West Junior [used book]

By: Matthew Reilly

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, Macmillan Australia: 2009

Seller ID: 001061

ISBN: 1405039337

Condition: Good


IT BEGAN WITH SIX STONES Jack West Jr and his loyal team are in desperate disarray: they've been separated, their mission is in tatters, and Jack was last seen plummeting down a fathomless abyss. IT FINISHES HERE After surviving his deadly fall, Jack must now race against his many enemies to locate and set in place the remaining pieces of The Machine before the coming Armageddon. WHO ARE THE FIVE WARRIORS? As the world teeters on the brink of destruction, he will learn of the Five Warriors, the individuals who throughout history have been most intimately connected to his quest. OCEANS WI... View more info

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China Lake #1 Evan Delaney [used book]

By: Meg Gardiner

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, Griffin Press: 2003

Seller ID: 000702

ISBN: 034082249X

Condition: Good


Evan Delaney is a heroine of our times: a woman with a big heart, a quick tongue and a hot temper that gets her into trouble. She is shocked to discover that Tabitha, her ex-sister-in-law, has joined The Remnant - the Reverend Pete Wyoming's fanatical band of disciples. And that Tabitha is trying to regain custody of her six-year-old son, Luke, currently in Evan's care while his father is posted to the Naval Air Warfare Center. Then one of the Remnant is killed, and Evan's brother is the prime suspect. With her boyfriend, lawyer Jesse Blackburn, Evan tries to clear her brother's name and rescu... View more info

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Looking For Alibrandi

By: Melina Marchetta

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Australia, Puffin: 1992

Seller ID: 9780140360462

ISBN: 0140360468

Condition: New


Melina Marchetta's stunning debut novel Looking for Alibrandi is one girl's story of her final year at school, a year she sets herself free. Josephine Alibrandi is seventeen and in her final year at a wealthy girls' school. This is the year she meets her father, the year she falls in love, the year she searches for Alibrandi and finds the real truth about her family - and the identity she has been searching for. A moving and revealing book, unusual for its honesty and its insight into the life of a young person on the brink of adulthood. Multi-award-winning, a bestseller and made into an award... View more info

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Dances with Wolves [used book]

By: Michael Blake

Price: $6.00

Publisher: UK, Penguin: 1991

Seller ID: 0140157093

ISBN: 0140157093

Condition: Good


An American soldier is sent to a remote outpost on the frontier. He lives alone with a horse and wolf for company until he encounters a neighbouring Sioux tribe. Slowly he becomes absorbed into the tribe - learning the language and customs of the Sioux - until his old persona is transformed. View more info

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The Poet #1 Jack McEvoy [used book]

By: Michael Connelly

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Orion Books: 1996

Seller ID: 000953

ISBN: 0752809261

Condition: Good


The apparent suicide of his policeman brother sets Denver crime reporter Jack McEvoy on edge. Surprise at the circumstances of his brother's death prompts Jack to look into a whole series of police suicides and puts him on the trail of a cop-killer whose victims are selected all too carefully. Not only that, but they all leave suicide notes drawn from the poems of writer Edgar Allan Poe in their wake. More frightening still the killer appears to know that Jack is getting nearer and nearer. An investigation that looks like being the story of a lifetime, might also be Jack's ticket to a lonely e... View more info

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The Closers #11 Harry Bosch [used book]

By: Michael Connelly

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Orion Books: 2005

Seller ID: 0752868284

ISBN: 0752868284

Condition: Good


After three years out of the LAPD, Harry Bosch returns, to find the department a different place from the one he left. A new Police Chief has been brought over from New York to give the place a thorough clean up from top to bottom. Working with his former cop partner, Kiz Rider, Harry is assigned to the department's Open-Unsolved Unit, working on the thousands of cold cases that haunt the LAPD's files. These detectives are the Closers - they put a shovel in the dirt and turn over the past. By applying new techniques to old evidence they aim to unearth some hidden killers and bring them to just... View more info

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Echo Park #12 Harry Bosch [used book]

By: Michael Connelly

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Allen & Unwin: 2006

Seller ID: 1741750784

ISBN: 1741750784

Condition: Good


In 1993 Marie Gesto disappeared after walking out of a supermarket in Hollywood. Fearing the worst, the case was elevated by LAPD commanders from the missing persons squad to the Homicide Division, where Harry Bosch was assigned the case. But the young woman never turned up - dead or alive - and it was a case Bosch couldn't crack. Thirteen years later Bosch is in the Open-Unsolved Unit, where he still keeps the Gesto file on his desk, when he gets a call from the DA's office. A man accused of two heinous killings is willing to come clean in regard to several other murders in a deal to avoid th... View more info

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The Lost World #2 Jurassic Park

By: Michael Crichton

Price: $16.95

Publisher: USA, Ballantine Books: 2012

Seller ID: 002636

ISBN: 0345538994

Condition: New


From the author of "Timeline, Sphere, "and "Congo" comes the sequel to the smash-hit "Jurassic Park, "a thriller that s been millions of years in the making. #1 "NEW YORK TIMES" BESTSELLER Fast and gripping. "The Washington Post Book World" It is now six years since the secret disaster at Jurassic Park, six years since the extraordinary dream of science and imagination came to a crashing end the dinosaurs destroyed, the park dismantled, and the island indefinitely closed to the public. There are rumors that something has survived. . . . Harrowing thrills . . . fast-paced and engaging. "People"... View more info