#149840. M.C. BEATON: DISHING THE DIRT An Agatha Raisin Mystery. This time the shoe is on the other foot as Agatha becomes the suspect in the death of a woman she loathes and must put her skills to use in saving her own skin. Not only do the bodies pile up during her investigation, she may become the murderer’s next victim! 294 pp. 5x8".
Nancy, Pamela, Diana, Unity, Jessica, and Deborah. Born into privilege, they led stylish and scandalous lives as 'bright young things' in high society London, but the stark differences in their outlooks mirrored political extremes before and after WWII. Their lives are as shocking and fascinating today as they were then. B/w photos. 388 pp. 6x9".
Born after WWI, they grew up during the depression, witnessed the horror of WWII and created a new society for their children. Here are the reflections of those who were there, incl. Dame Vera Lynn, Bletchley Park veteran Jean Valentine, fighter pilot Tom Neil, etc. 354 pp. 6x9".
With colour and b/w illustrations from awardwinning Australian artist Robert Ingpen, this slipcased library of classic children's stories is one that will be enjoyed for years to come. Incl. The Jungle Book (192 pp.), Treasure Island (192 pp.), and The Wind in the Willows (224 pp.). Unabridged. Softcover. Box size 8x9x2".
Irreverent, engaging yet authoritative, this fast and witty romp through three centuries of Tudor monarchy from Henry VII to Good Queen Bess sorts through the ins and outs of royal politics the way your high school history class should have... but never did. Colour illus. 160 pp. 5x8".