When the magic mirror of a long forgotten magician is broken in the attic of a London theatre, no one realises what dire consequences the seemingly harmless mishap will have. Soon, inexplicable incidents disturb the theatre's daily operations, and before long, rumours start to spread that the restless soul of a drowned woman had been trapped in the glass of the cursed mirror. While the capital... read more
In 1922 a blind WWI veteran and former intelligence officer attends a weekend with his aristocratic wife and her family at a country house in the New Forest, Hampshire. Fourteen people sit down to dinner on the Friday night; by the end of the weekend there are two murders, an attempted murder and a suicide. This is book one in a series of humorous murder mysteries and introduces young sleuths ... read more
Artolan Slime is an ordinary eleven-year-old boy growing up in the sleepy village of Dawnberry - a place still traumatised by a mining tragedy nearly forty years ago.Bullied by Lysander Nettle's gang and seemingly invisible to his odious Geography teacher, Mrs Potovens, Artolan is sceptical of the rumours circulating Dawnberry Academy of the Blue Lady - the ghost of a former teacher believed t... read more
In The Darkest Night of space there is a single world that is the key to the end of war. The Shie are a merciless enemy led by an undefeated and brilliant commander. Their superior numbers and tactics have held the Gillians with one hand, while the other conquers star system after star system. Nothing seems to be able to stop them.The democratic United Gillian Provinces sends their best ship a... read more
Iphitus, prince of Phocis, and Clytius were summoned to join Jason in his quest to retrieve the Golden Fleece. He decided to take his two sons, Schedius and Epistrophus, with him to Mount Pelion. Together with Achilles, the princes will train under the supervision of Cheiron while their father was away. Cheiron was an immortal centaur known for his healing abilities and gift of prophecy. He pr... read more
They had not always been on the right side of the law and they had their own code of conduct. Gallant deeds of love and acts of bravery as well as bloody battles, banquets, pillage, murders and hangings are all woven into this rich history of the Borders.Scotland’s Other Royal Family is an important chronicling of the Gypsy Royals history. It reveals, both affectionately and sympathetically, t... read more
Offering an in-depth analysis of the relationship between touch and language through the history of philosophy, this book revitalizes the field of haptic studies, providing new insights into the philosophy of language and ontological nature of touch. The Language of Touch draws together an international team of linguists, anthropologists, and philosophers to demonstrate from a variety of disci... read more
A Great Deal of Ruin provides an accessible introduction to the enduring problem of financial crises. Illustrated with historical analysis, case studies, and clear economic concepts, this book explains in three parts what financial crises are, how they are caused and what we can learn from them. It begins with a taxonomy of crises and a list of factors that increase the risk for countries expe... read more
This book is an accessible guide through the many twists and turns of Euripides' Children of Heracles, providing several frameworks through which to understand and appreciate the play. Children of Heracles follows the fortunes of Heracles' family after his death. Euripides confronts characters and audience alike with an extraordinary series of plot twists and ethical challenges as the persecut... read more
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A former Senior Editor at Bonnier, I'm now a freelance editor with experience in a wide variety of genres. Specialist in romance fiction.
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