Life isn't exactly normal lodging at the Pennykettles - not when you're surrounded by hundreds of clay pottery dragons. Fate seems to be dictating an <more...>unusual course for David when his university tutor sets him a writing project on the existence - or not - of dragons.
The Fire Whithin
David soon discovers the dragons when he moves in with Liz and Lucy. The pottery models fill up every spare space in the house! Only when David is giv <more...>en his own special dragon does he begin to unlock their mysterious secrets, and to discover the fire within.
The Animals of Farthing Wood
Farthing Wood is being bulldozed and a drought means the animals no longer have anywhere to live or drink. Fox, Badger, Toad, Tawny Owl, Mole and the <more...>other animals band together and leave their ancestral home and set off to move to a far-away nature reserve. Their journey is full of adventure and fraught with disasters: a fire, a storm, a treacherous river crossing and a hunt. The animals must unite in adversity and in doing so they learn about each other's habits and limitations.
Sex, Murder and a Double Latte
Death imitates art in Davis's playful debut about crime novelist and wisecracking interracial Bay Area hipster Sophie Katz, who possesses either an ov <more...>eractive imagination or a keen awareness of criminal behavior patterns. When rapper JJ Money and the movie producer interested in optioning Sophie's novel both die in scenes lifted from their respective works, Sophie is the only one who sees the connection.
A Maiden's Grave
Eight deaf girls and their teachers are pulled off a school bus along a windswept Kansas road. They are held hostage in an abandoned slaughterhouse by <more...> escaped murderer Lou Handy and two fellow inmates, who threaten to kill one hostage an hour unless their demands are met. Called to the scene is Arthur Potter, the FBI's senior hostage negotiator, who meets in Lou Handy the toughest adversary of his career. As Potter struggles to outwit Handy, hostage Melanie Charrol takes on the killers in a desperate effort to save her students. The clock is ticking as a terrifying game of cat and mouse begins...
Deaver is back with sixteen stories in the tradition of O. Henry and Edgar Allan Poe. His subjects range from a Westchester commuter to a brilliant Vi <more...>ctorian England caper. With these intricately plotted, bone-chilling stories, Jeffery Deaver is at the top of his crime-writing game.
The Blue Nowhere
A sadistic computer hacker infiltrates people's computers and lures them to their deaths. The California State Police Computer Crimes Unit frees forme <more...>r hacker Wyatt Gillette to aid in their investigation. As Gillette attempts to trace the hacker's insidious computer virus to its source, one of the division's own is murdered. Teamed with homicide detective Frank Bishop, Gillette must combine their talents to catch a killer.
The Bone Collector
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In his most gripping thriller yet, Jeffery Deaver takes readers on a terrifying ride into two ingenious minds, that of a physically-challenged detecti <more...>ve and the scheming killer he must stop. The detective was the former head of forensics at the NYPD, but is now a quadriplegic who can only exercise his mind. The killer is a man whose obsession with old New York helps him choose his next victim. Now, with the help of a beautiful young cop, this diabolical killer must be stopped before he can kill again!