Rachel catches the same commuter train every morning. She knows it will wait at the same signal each time, overlooking a row of back gardens. She's even started to feel like she knows the people who live in one of the houses. 'Jess and Jason', she calls them. Their life - as she sees it - is perfect. If only Rachel could be that happy. And then she sees something shocking. It's only a minute until the train moves on, but it's enough. Now everything's changed.
"I had doubts, I never should have. Brilliant"
Zagreus sits inside your head. Zagreus lives among the dead. Zagreus sees you in your bed and eats you when you're sleeping....
National security is under threat! The evil Mr. Big has escaped from prison again, and he's on a mission to steal Egypt's most valuable treasure - the Nile Ruby. The prime minister knows only one agent can stop this evil criminal mastermind: Spy Dog! But can Lara learn some new tricks in time to find the ruby, protect her pups, and get Mr. Big back in jail where he belongs?
The Doctor and Charley travel to the remote Cimmerian System to unravel the mystery of its sun. But darkness has already embraced the scientific base on Cimmeria IV in more ways than one. In a fight for survival, the Doctor must use all his wits against a deadly artificial lifeform and an ancient race whose return to the Cimmerian System threatens suffering and death on an apocalyptic scale. Written and directed by Nicholas Briggs.
October 1930. His Majesty's airship, the R101, sets off on her maiden voyage to the farthest-flung reaches of the British Empire, carrying the brightest lights of the imperial fleet. Carrying the hopes and dreams of a breathless nation. Not to mention a ruthless spy with a top-secret mission, a mysterious passenger who appears nowhere on the crew list, a would-be adventuress destined for the Singapore Hilton...and a Time Lord from the planet Gallifrey.
She drives cars. She's a Playstation champ. She's got a black belt in karate... She's Agent GM451 (or LARA to you Licensed Assault and Rescue Animal.) A gang of villainous teachers are plotting to make their school the very best. They're creating a secret formula and will stop at nothing (even banning playtime) to get what they want. Can anyone stop them? Canine super-spy Lara sniffs out her most dangerous mission yet... The fourth fantastic Spy Dog book from bestselling author Andrew Cope.
Charlotte Pollard's adventures are over. She escaped death aboard the R101 and travelled in time and space - but now in the service of the monolithic, unknowable Viyrans, their unending mission is stifling her. An encounter with would-be adventurer Robert Buchan near the mysterious Ever-and-Ever-Prolixity provides the opportunity Charley needs for escape.... So the adventuress is abroad once more, meeting a lost expedition in uncharted forests, solving enigmas and hoping beyond hope to see the people she misses most: her family.
The human race is locked in deadly combat with the android hordes in the Orion System. Light-years from the front line, the Doctor and Charley arrive to sample the dubious delights of a galactic backwater, little suspecting that the consequences of the Orion War might reach them there. But High Command's lust for victory knows no bounds.
The grisly serial killings of prostitutes and vulnerable women in Victorian Whitechapel, dubbed by the popular press as the work of 'Jack the Ripper', are the talk of London, and from deep within the smog-ridden slums, yet another piercing shriek is heard. Sherlock Holmes and Dr. John H. Watson are drawn into one of the darkest plots ever to shake the foundations of England. There are freemasons, conspiracies and plots at the highest level of the establishment.
Maddy Blue lives her whole life through magazines. She wishes she could trade her boring life for an exciting adventure. Funny, action-packed, yet touching, this story takes readers on a rollercoaster of worries and dreams that is Maddy Blue's life.
An unabridged reading of this original BBC Books novel featuring the Sixth Doctor, as played on TV by Colin Baker. When an RAF squadron shoots down an unidentified aircraft over Turelhampton, the village is immediately evacuated. But why is the village still guarded by troops in 2001? When a television documentary crew break through the cordon looking for a story, they find they've recorded more than they'd bargained for.
No matter how successful we are, we all face stressful and hard-to-handle challenges in daily life, and - if we want to be as happy and healthy as we can - we must learn to assert ourselves, make our voices heard, and approach life with confidence and self-assurance. This book is a roadmap to help you navigate your way through those challenging opportunities, hurdles, and milestones. Taking universal scenarios case by case, and packed with practical tips, this inspiring, down-to-earth book will give you the tools to build your self-esteem and become happier, healthier, and in control of your own destiny.
"Not that good. Some useful bits."
The 21st century has just begun, and Malebolgia is enjoying its status as the newest state in America. After his successful involvement with Scotland's devolution, Brigadier Alistair Gordon Lethbridge-Stewart has been invited over to Malebolgia to offer some of his experiences and expertise. There he encounters the charismatic Brigham Elisha Dashwood III, an evangelical statesman running for Governor who may not be quite as clean-cut and wholesome as he makes out.
It's raining chickens! An unusual storm cloud has been hovering over Brickfield town, and Lara knows that something isn't quite right about it - it smells sort of...chicken-y. The people of Brickfield are becoming strangely grumpy, so Lara, Spy Dog extraordinaire, must investigate. If the town doesn't see sunshine soon, the consequences could be dogastrophic!
Sophie's new teacher is having some bad luck - first his house is broken into, and then the school! But this is a robbery with a difference - the thieves don't steal anything! Super spy dog Lara has an A* in catching criminals. Can she solve the mystery of the break-ins before the baddies strike again? With pups Spud and Star by her side, it's Lara to the rescue... The sixth exciting 'Spy Dogs' story from bestselling author Andrew Cope.
When talented and special animals start going missing across Britain, the Cook family know it's another job for their resident spy pets. Lara might be sure that the dogs can handle the case alone, but not everything goes according to the Spy Pups' plan. Can Spy Cat Shakespeare prove his worth and save the Spy Pups' tails? And maybe even answer the age-old question...which is better, cats or dogs?
Lara is a highly trained special agent, bred by the British Secret Service for use on dangerous missions around the world. But her last mission went wrong and now she's being hunted down by an evil drugs baron.
"I love thisbook it is admasin"
In a merciless summer of biblical heat and destructive winds, Gabrielle Fox's main concern is to rebuild her career as a psychologist after a shattering car accident. But when she is assigned a patient who is the most dangerous teenager in the country, she begins to fear she has made a terrible mistake.
"Brilliantly Read & a Different Story"
The Doctor has always admired the work of William Shakespeare. So he is a little surprised that Charley doesn't hold the galaxy's greatest playwright in the same esteem. In fact she's never heard of him. Which the Doctor thinks is quite improbable. General Mariah Learman, ruling Britain after the Eurowars, is one of Shakespeare's greatest admirers, and is convinced her time machine will enable her to see the plays' original performances. Which the Doctor believes is extremely unlikely.
Spud is scatty and accident-prone, but good with gadgets. Star is super-smart, and ready to pounce. Together they're Spy Pups, following hot in the paw prints of mum Lara (that's Licensed Assault and Rescue Animal to you). Spud and Star are on a daredevil rescue mission to save Lara from the evil Mr Big! He's been in prison plotting his revenge and unless the pups can outwit him, Lara is in deadly danger. Can the Spy Pups jump into action and save their mum?
"Love Spy Pups"