The Race is the fourth turn of the century thriller by Clive Cussler. 1910 and America's first ever cross-country flying race has been sabotaged...Newspaper magnate Preston Whiteway is offering a big prize for the first aviator to cross America in under fifty days. He wants Josephine Frost - the country's leading as well as most glamorous pilot - to win. Which is why he's hired Isaac Bell of the Van Dorn Detective Agency. Josephine saw her husband Harry Frost kill a man. Now he wants her dead. And with underworld contacts ready to help in every city en route he'll do anything go after anyone who gets in his way - including Whiteway and Bell. Packed with brilliant twists and turns The Race sees the intrepid Private Investigator locked in a deadly cat-and-mouse game with a killer whose resources are matched only by his willingness to cause mayhem during the race of a lifetime...Clive Cussler's The...
OS Explorer Map is the Ordnance Survey's most detailed map and is recommended for anyone enjoying outdoor activities like walking horse riding and off-road cycling. Providing complete GB coverage the series details essential information such as youth hostels pubs and visitor information as well as rights of way permissive paths and bridleways.
Silver and Sparkle are so excited! They’re playing in the snow for the first time. The whole world looks so beautiful and clean that Sparkle thinks it’s like walking in the clouds! The curious little deer create snow patterns, and have fun sliding down the snowy hill. But everything looks the same coated in a glittering white blanket – and soon these little fawns are lost! A gentle story of being lost and found, with charming artwork by a Kate Greenaway Medal nominee. Praise for Night Light, Sleep Tight: “Bright, bold illustrations and lots of sparkly stars will make this a favourite.” Daily Mail #bedtime-favourites #books-for-bedtime
Special Releases January 2012 by Robyn Grady, Anna Depalo & Shirley Jump 1st story: Recovering from amnesia, Laura has no memory of her bitter divorce. She’s ready to pick up with tycoon Samuel Bishop where she thought their scorching-hot marriage left off, but what happens when the clock strikes twelve and secrets are revealed? Includes: Amnesiac Ex, Unforgettable Vows; One Night with Prince Charming; Midnight Kiss, New Year Wish
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Five of today's hottest romance authors unleash the passionate thrills of new love in one sizzling original collection. Two neighbors secretly yearn to get a whole lot closer. An adult hotline operator meets a man straight out of her private fantasies. A lonely crisis counselor falls for a hunky officer with troubles of his own. A woman fights to save her farm from the contractor who inherited it. And an airman dreams of putting down roots, but his pen-pal longs to spread her wings. Some people need an extra nudge to get to happily ever after, but the sparks will fly for these couples with a little bit of help from man's-and woman's-best friend. The authors are donating all of their proceeds from Love Bites to the Animal Adoption Foundation of Hamilton, OH, a charitable organization.
Poor Mr Bear is desperate to get to sleep – but Mrs Bear is snoring, Baby Bear is playing and the clock is ticking! A classic picture book full of rhymes and repetitive sounds. #bookpacks-0816
We use measurement often in our daily lives, to measure such things as distance, weight, time and the weather. This book looks at how people historically measured these things, and how we do it today. Sapphire level titles provide a selection of stories and non-fiction titles chosen for their range of content, narrative and points of view. This level encourages readers to form opinions and discuss their own reading tastes. For children who prefer to read non-fiction texts, the PM Plus Non-fiction titles offer carefully researched information thematically linked to key learning areas. The texts are supported with superb photography and realistic illustrations.
This is a one-stop introduction to how to do astronomy in the digital age. Thanks to modern technology there is no longer a daunting boundary for those of us who wish to experience what it is like to actually do astronomy. Starting with simple camera and laptop it is possible to create beautiful images of the stars and the Moon and perhaps with a larger lens to capture the rings of Saturn or the Moons of Jupiter. Add a modern telescope with superb optics and computer control and many amateur astronomers are now producing breathtaking images of planets and remote galaxies that only a decade ago were the exclusive province of astronomers with access to professional telescopes. The 21st Century Astronomer" explains the principles of astronomy as well as the practical techniques to provide both beginners and more experienced observers with all the information they need to understand and enjoy the...
Funny colour stories by star authors you’ll love. Want to be on top? Climb the Reading Ladder! OK: does this sound like you? You’re making big strides reading alone. (Though you still like books with great pictures). Now you need stories that will challenge you, while keeping some things nice and familiar. Welcome to Level 3 of Reading Ladder – full of exciting books to keep you climbing higher! Amazing colour stories by top-name writers. Designed to build your fluency, grab your interest and get you chuckling. Bursting with action, humour and energy. What are you waiting for? Climb up to the top! Stimulating colour chapter books for fluent readers Star authors such as Michael Morpurgo and Julia Donaldson Bright, appealing books with strong plots and characters Great way to build enthusiasm and reading stamina #bookpacks-0816
Spice November 2009 Ensnared in the war-torn, untamed Dark Ages of North England, Sierra understands all too well what it takes to survive: the ability to numb the soul. She has learned this lesson the hard way, watching her mother die at the hands of the king's henchmen, her brother cast out into the cold to perish, and discovering the treacherous, leering king holds a crucial secret about her past. But when he grants Sierra her life, she discovers the pardon is perhaps worse than death. Sierra is made executioner's apprentice, forced to witness unspeakable suffering while encouraged to explore her own sexual power. Brainwashed and exhausted, Sierra's heart slowly grows cold—until Dryston of Hereford is brought to the dungeon as traitor and spy. Using her sexual allure to extract the warrior's secrets, Sierra finds herself torn between duty and desire. Soon, Sierra is craving the only man who...
Salads don't have to be boring! Whether you are looking for a healthy meal the perfect side for grilled food or an array of dishes to share you'll find the recipe you need here. Making use of more unusual ingredients can add real depth of flavour to simple salads. These easy-to-prepare recipes take their inspiration from around the world and are guaranteed to excite your tastebuds. Try nutritious salads packed with grains and pulses such as Herb Red Onion and Quinoa Salad with Preserved Lemon or Green Bean or Chickpea Salad with Sesame Dressing. Ideas for substantial salads with meat poultry and fish include Salad Nicoise with Fresh Tuna; Chicken Courgette and Bulghur Salad with Pomegranate Vinaigrette; and Twice-marinated Beef Asparagus and Pepper Salad. Protein-rich veggie options with nuts and cheese include Roasted Sweet Potato and Macadamia Nut Salad or Iceberg Blue Cheese and Date Salad...
No other book does this for you! this book is a tour de force in nutritional research. Here are 3 400 UK foods measured by portion size carbs content fat protein and fibre. A huge amount of information for you to use. No matter how you want to use this information it will support you all the way. Weight loss planning or diabetic diet management are equally well served. If you are new to Carbs Counting this is definitely the book for you. Even the two-week induction period for the Atkins diet system has been addressed. You will see the recommended foods for this period identified by shading in the tables. If you want to control your carbs then this book is simply Brilliant.
Vintage November 2012 Reflections of Desire... Fler was stunned at her eighteen-year-old daughter's attempt to take her own life... and guilt-ridden at not having foreseen the possibility of such a drastic response to a broken love affair. But mostly Fler felt enraged at the man who had so carelessly taken Tansy to the brink of self-destruction. Not that Kyle Ranburn was about to let Fler walk off believing the worst - there were two sides to every story and she was going to hear his. But at what point had Fler begun to think less of Kyle's relationship with Tansy... and more about his feelings for her?