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Roland West, Outcast
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Lances of Lynwood
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Come Rack! Come Rope!
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Grisly Grisell
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Lepanto
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More Stories from Chesterton
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The Prince who traded kingdoms
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Unsparked #1
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The Harwood Mysteries Book Two
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A Father Gabriel Mystery
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or the Church of the Catacombs
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A sequel to Three Last Things
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Unsparked #2
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A Father Gabriel Mystery
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A Novel of Christian England
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Father Brown
Selected Stories
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Chasing Liberty
Book One in the Liberty Trilogy
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Roland West, Outcast
Roland West, Outcast
He's searching for the truth but is he ready to proclaim it? Book 5 in the contemporary Christian West Brothers series. Shy Roland West, seeks to uncover the vandals of an outcast's house before they strike again. 294pp
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The Three most wanted
"Bane? Take Margo and go. You've done everything that you can. Just leave me here. I'll be fine." "No, you won't," said Bane. "Fine. I won't. Doesn't make any difference now. Go." 2000 KILOMETERS. THREE YOUNG ADULTS.A CONTINENT-WIDE MANHUNT. CHANCE OF SURVIVAL? NO CHANCE. Having outwitted the EuroGov by rescuing an entire facility of teens destined for recycling, Margo is on the run. Together with Jon and Bane, she's posing as a summer backpacker. Their only hope is to keep ahead of the government trackers and somehow cross the continent to the last free state in Europe: The Vatican. But just how long will that state remain free if the Three Most Wanted Fugitives in Europe find refuge there? PRAISE FOR BOOK 1: I AM MARGARET "Great style ... like The Hunger Games." EOIN COLFER, author of Artemis Fowl
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Lances of Lynwood
Lances of Lynwood
' Eustace is the younger brother of Sir Reginald, the lord of Lynwood castle and its surrounding lands. One heroic act on the battlefield gains him the favor of the Prince of Wales, who raises young Eustace to the level of Knighthood; but with that honor comes responsibility. There is one in the kingdom who also holds high favor with the Prince; one who wants to see the demise of the Lynwoods, and through a deceitful plan, tries to end the life of the rightful heir to the estates. The youthful Sir Eustace is hurled into the world of men and must now defend his castle, his orphaned nephew, and if he survives, his honor. To defend a castle under siege is no small task, especially when there are traitors within the walls and only a handful of men to defend it. But the gallant Sir Eustace, with the help of his brave squire, and the remaining lances of Lynwood, are up to the desperate task. In the end, he is to be hailed a brave, stout-hearted young Knight, for above all, he has true Charity. '
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The Little Duke

This is the exciting tale of the boy who would become King Richard the Fearless. After suddenly losing his father, King William of the Long Sword, a very young Richard experiences many hardships and sorrows. However, with the help of his loyal friends, Richard overcomes capture and many other obstacles in his quest to succeed his father. The Little Duke is an inspiring story for all Catholic youth, and therefore, an excellent addition to any family library. Along with Outlaws of Ravenhurst and Men of Iron, The Little Duke ranks among younger readers as one of the best ever.

Hardcover, 240 pages.

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Poor Banished Children

An explosion is heard off the coast of seventeenth-century England, and a woman washes up on the shore. She is barely alive and does not speak English, but she asks for a priest . . . in Latin.

She has a confession to make and a story to tell, but who is she and from where has she come?

Cast out of her superstitious, Maltese family, Warda turns to begging and stealing until she is fostered by an understanding Catholic priest who teaches her the art of healing. Her wilful nature and hard-earned independence make her unfit for marriage, and so the good priest sends Warda to serve an anchorite, in the hope that his protégé will discern a religious vocation.

Such a calling Warda never has the opportunity to hear. Barbary pirates raid her village, capture her and sell her into slavery in Muslim North Africa. In the merciless land of Warda's captivity, her wits, nerve, and self-respect are tested daily, as she struggles to survive without submitting to total and permanent enslavement. As she is slowly worn down by the brutality of her circumstances, she comes to believe that God has abandoned her and falls into despair, hatred, and a pattern of behaviour which, ironically, mirrors that of her masters.

Poor Banished Children is the tale of one woman's relentless search for freedom and redemption. The historical novel raises challenging questions about the nature of courage, free will, and ultimately salvation.

- An award-winning European novelist presents a powerful story of mystery, adventure, peril, suffering, faith, and courage
- A thrilling  historical novel that explores the life and cultures of 17th century England, Malta and Africa
- A challenging work that tells the story of one woman's relentless search for freedom and redemption amidst great suffering, loneliness and despair

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Father Brown of the Church of Rome
Father Brown of the Church of Rome
A unique collection of ten of Chesteron's famous Fr. Brown mysteries that emphasises the role of Brown's Catholic faith in helping solve the murders. Special deluxe edition of these excellent detective stories with footnotes and introduction by John Peterson. 270pp, sewn softcover
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Do No Harm
When a British emergency room doctor saves the life a woman who apparently attempted suicide, he is accused of committing a crime and stands trial. Not only is Dr. Matthew Kemble's medical practice at risk, but also his liberty. If he is found guilty of trespassing on a woman's right to die, he could go to jail.

The novel Do No Harm exposes the dangers faced by conscientious doctors in Britain. Dr. Kemble's decision to treat a patient in defiance of her Living Will pits him against English Law, public opinion and his own profession. The legal and personal battles he faces raise many questions about the role of the physician in the modern world, contemporary beliefs about autonomy and human rights, and the increasingly bitter clash of values in twenty-first century Britain.

Set in and around London, the story explores the interrelated stories of a physician facing ruin and imprisonment at the height of his career, his old friend and doggedly determined lawyer, Jonathan Kirkpatrick, and Maria, a passionate, dedicated but intensely lonely young campaigner who while working for the defense proves incapable of staying out of trouble herself.
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The Flying Inn

The beloved G.K. Chesterton presents a well-crafted and joyous work of political fantasy about a small group of rebels who rail against the government’s attempt to impose prohibition in England.

Humphrey Pump, a pub owner, accompanied by Captain Patrick Dalroy, a flamboyant giant with a tendency to burst into song, take to the road in a donkey cart with a cask of good rum, a large block of cheese, and the signpost from his pub, The Flying Inn. The two men bring good cheer to an increasingly restless populace as they attempt to evade the law. In a journey that becomes a rollicking madcap adventure, the two travel round England, encountering revolution, romance, and a cast of memorable characters.

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Come Rack! Come Rope!
Come Rack! Come Rope!
' The ONLY unabridged version of this title currently in print. A time when priests travelled in disguise and had to be hid by the faithful. Families heard Mass and received the Sacraments in secret -but a traitor in the midst could mean capture, torture and death for the undercover priest. Provides vivid descriptions and profound insights to the persecutions of Catholics during the age of the English Protestant Reformation. 469pp, hard cover, ages 16 + '
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Grisly Grisell
Grisly Grisell
' A curious title, indeed, but one of the most touching stories of courage, love and devotion ever written! The Wars of the Roses was a time of civil strife in 15th century England - a time when the House of York and the House of Lancaster battled for the crown. Caught in the middle were two proud families and a boy and a girl - promised in marriage from early childhood. Little Grisell, however, is involved in a tragic accident that leaves her once beautiful face disfigured. Through terrible humiliation and the horrors of war between one-time friends, Grisell emerges a shining example of true love and devotion for all the countryside. Swift battles and numerous displays of true virtue make this heartwarming tale of perseverance a book that you will read again and again. '
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Lepanto
Lepanto
'Includes two essays by Chesterton, "The true romance" and "If Don John of Austria had married Mary, Queen of Scots." 124pp'
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The Father Brown Reader II
Sequel to the popular Father Brown Reader: Stories from Chesterton. Includes adaptations for young readers of four of Chesterton's Father Brown murder mysteries: The Invisible Man, The Mirror of the Magistrate, The Eye of Apollo, and The Perishing Pendragons. In these stories, the notorious criminal Flambeau has reformed and is now a great detective. He is often aided by his friend and confidant Father Brown.
More Stories from Chesterton
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Saint Cloud of Gaul

A horrific act of treachery. A hairbreadth escape. A decade of desperate hiding. And an encounter with Christ that changes it all!

When young Prince Cloud, grandson of the mighty King Clovis and heir to the Kingdom of Orleans, is suspiciously summoned to his uncle's castle, little does he know his world is about to implode. Hurled into a life of danger, where his royal identity must remain hidden at all costs, Cloud eventually stumbles upon the only Kingdom worth fighting for.

Nearly everyone has heard of St. Cloud, Minnesota, but few know the story of the inspiring saint whose name it bears. The time has come for Saint Cloud of Gaul to blaze forth from hiding!

The Prince who traded kingdoms
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Drive!

Carol’s scream assaults my ears, even as I’m bringing the gun round… I fire, hitting the raptor in the tail as it darts away… No time to check on Carol, I turn again… the pack matriarch is busy ripping the grille back from Harry’s window…

One gun’s enough, is it, Dad? Really? We have so had it…

IN DARRYL’S WORLD, THE WILDLIFE IS RATHER……WILD!

When Darryl’s Dad suddenly remarries, she and her brother Harry are taken completely by surprise. Their new step-mom is a glamorous fashion designer who’s never been outside the city fence in her life. How will she cope with a life of dinosaur farming?
Still, they try to make up their minds to be welcoming.
But first, Darryl’s Dad needs to get his new bride safely to the farm.
And things don’t go quite to plan…

Unsparked #1
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Mitre & Crook

Bishop Edmund Forester, looking out over his little diocese of Stamford, was distressed at what he saw. The renewal promised from the Second Vatican Council had produced… disaster. Father Sludge was putting on “Eucharists” with nuns in slacks reading porn from Beardsley and revolution from Marx. Pastors were gutting their sanctuaries and selling off church heirlooms. A cabal of modernist priests was purging diocesan schools of traditional Catholics. It was time, decided the bishop, for his Bomb: a letter to the clergy of the diocese, in which he authorizes the Old Mass to be celebrated regularly, corrects the worst abuses of the New Mass, mandates kneeling for the reception of Communion, and bans Communion in the hand. The Bomb sets off blast and counterblast—all the way to Rome. Opposing forces maneuver for the confrontation.

How the issue gets resolved provides the theme of a novel unique in the annals of Catholic literature. It takes the form of letters from the bishop himself: a tough infighter—and a saint; a man of humility and charity—with a nose for humbug and an eye for the absurd. What emerges from these remarkable letters is a bishop for the ages—not the sort we meet these days. But along with this extraordinary man we are treated to what may be the most incisive analyses of the crisis in the Catholic Church ever to see print. What duller writers take chapters and books to say, Bishop Forester declaims in a few pages. And unforgettably.

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The Ball and the Cross
When two men decide to fight for their respective beliefs, they discover to their astonishment that an unbelieving world won’t let them, and they find themselves partners and fugitives from the law in this steampunk satire. Penned by G.K. Chesterton in 1909, this whimsical and biting novel eerily foreshadows a world in which “tolerance” is the only god and all those who believe ideas are worth dying for are forced to stand together to defend freedom of speech and belief.

272 pp, paperback
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The Song at the Scaffold
July 17, 1794: French Revolutionaries are out to crush the Catholic Church in their nation, and the latest targets of their brutality are the Carmelites of the convent of Compiègne. Sentenced to death for their faith, they kneel at the foot of the guillotine, renew their vows, and begin chanting Veni, Creator Spiritus, while each one mounts the scaffold to be beheaded.

The Song at the Scaffold is an historical novella based on the gripping story of these brave heroines who offered their lives as a witness to Christ. Written for adults, this 1931 classic has been supplemented with extensive study aids that make it suitable as well for high school students, including footnotes, questions for literary analysis, a glossary, an historical timeline, and an author biography.
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Judith's Marriage
The tale of an English girl who falls in love with the Catholic faith shortly before the Conciliar reforms of Vatican II, Judith’s Marriage recounts the experiences of an unassuming young saint who must watch as the most profound aspects of her faith are stripped away. At turns lighthearted and profound, but never heavy-handed, this is a story of quiet strength and grace even as the joy of her conversion fades in the wake of upheaval in the Church. But Judith’s Marriage is not only a beautiful telling of faith, it is also a charming romance, providing an intimate look at the close relationship between religion and family life. Long out of print, it remains as relevant now as ever, a perfect example of how true faith will live on despite attacks from without and within.
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The Haunted Cathedral

An ill-fated journey, a long-lost uncle, and a mysterious cathedral mark the next chapter in the life of Xan, an orphan in search of his destiny. For a year, he has lived in the care of Benedictine monks at Harwood Abbey. Now he learns that he has an uncle, said to live in the far-off city of Lincoln.

Will Xan survive the trip alongside the prisoner Carlo and his cruel guards?

Will he find Uncle William?

And why is Xan drawn to the spirit that haunts Lincoln Cathedral—could a ghost reconnect Xan with his dead parents?

Join Xan and his friends to solve the mystery of The Haunted Cathedral.

The Harwood Mysteries Book Two
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The Vanishing Woman

In this next book in the Father Gabriel mystery series, the priest detective tries to solve the riddle behind the disappearance of the most hated woman in town.

Enid Jennings, a retired headmistress and an embittered war widow, has a talent for causing conflict and distress wherever she goes. When Enid's daughter sees her vanish into thin air, she is widely assumed to have been mistaken or to have lost her mind – or worse, to have committed an act of foul play.

Enter Father Gabriel. Working on the principle that some stories are too strange to have been made up, the priest sets out to discover the whereabouts of the missing woman. With help from the town's physician, and hostility from the irascible Inspector Applegate, Father Gabriel delves into Enid Jennings' past, and he digs up the recent past of the whole village during the days of the Phony War, when invaders lay in wait across the Channel and crimes were just a little easier to hide.

246 pp, paperback

A Father Gabriel Mystery
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The Camp by Copper River
By Rev. Henry S. Spalding, S.J.

Five boys. Five weeks camping in the pine forests of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.  What could go wrong?

Walter Stanley’s eccentric bachelor uncle has offered to take him and a chosen friend on the adventure of a lifetime.  Only it’s too hard to choose just one friend!  So along come Ferdinand Eggert with his wireless radio, a persistent John Newell (who insists on paying his own way) and the perennially cheerful Carroll Cage…plus a newcomer to tag along as cook.  But before they’ve even arrived at their destination, it becomes clear that one of the boys is a thief…how will they discover the culprit?

 

5.5" x 8.5"       paperback         154 pages

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The Marks of the Bear Claws
By Rev. Henry S. Spalding, S.J.

Paul Guibeau has spent the winter at the Mission of Saint Ignace and now is anxious to set out with Father Marquette and Sieur Joliet on their voyage of discovery.  More than anything, though, he wants his friend Red Bear to accompany them—not only to help protect them, but in the hopes that by spending the months ahead with the great Missionary, Red Bear may finally consent to become a Christian.  But Red Bear fears Marquette and instead heads east with his people.  Who, then, is encircling the camp each night with the marks of bear claws?  Mystery and danger abound on this journey into the unknown…

The story of Père Marquette and his participation in the discovery of the Mississippi River was one that was dear to Father Spalding, for he had done much of his own research on the life of this great Jesuit.  He used details from Volume 59 of the Jesuit Relations (which includes the actual journals kept by Marquette during his travels) to construct this story (though of course he added fictional elements as well).  The result is a riveting tale of courage and faith valuable as much for itself as for its historic significance.

 

5.5" x 8.5"       paperback         164 pages

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The Old Mill on the Withrose
By Rev. Henry S. Spalding, S.J.

When the doctor declares that Florian Bell’s health is in serious danger, he is sent from his home in Milwaukee to stay with his cousins Hunter and Leo on the banks of Withrose Creek in Kentucky.  There he learns how to fish, hunt, and lay snares…but the boys’ favorite pastime is trying to unravel the mystery of the old mill...what will its secrets unfold?  What is Bob Lindon hiding there?  And will the mysterious night riders manage to make good their threats against the Bell farm?  Only time will tell...

5.5" x 8.5"       paperback         200 pages

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The Race for Copper Island
By Rev. Henry S. Spalding, S.J.

The year is 1669.  In French colonial Quebec, Paul Guibeau has won fame for his bravery in fighting the Iroquois, and now he hopes to turn this success into a military career.  When he overhears Count Frontenac commissioning Louis Joliet to chart the location of a fabled island in Lake Superior containing a rich supply of copper, Paul is determined to achieve glory by being the first to return with news of this mineral wealth.  He sets off in a race across the wilderness with his friend and ally, a Huron Indian named Red Bear, in search of this island…but he does not count on the incursions of the Miami Indians into the lands now vacated by the fierce Iroquois.  An unexpected struggle for freedom and for life itself now stands between him and his dreamed-of glory...

This book is the first of a pair that follow the discoveries of Marquette and Joliet in the 17th century.  In The Race for Copper Island, we find Joliet and his companions setting off westward into the upper Great Lakes, in search of rich copper deposits that had been reported by missionaries in that region.  At a Jesuit Mission near Sault Sainte Marie, Joliet meets with Father Marquette, whose observations and detailed maps of the shores of Lake Superior prove invaluable to his quest.  At the same time, Father Marquette tells Joliet of his great desire to explore the Great River the natives have told him of—a river they call the Mississippi—the fulfillment of which will follow in the next volume, The Marks of the Bear Claws.

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The Sugar Camp and After
Young Raymond Bolt accidentally ends up in Kentucky after hiding in a freight car, and finds himself among the Bell family near Withrose Creek during Maple Sugaring season. He, Leo and Hunter spend a season together learning many new and unexpected ways to help the Bell family farm. paperback, 188 pp
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At the Foot of the Sandhills
By Rev. Henry S. Spalding SJ After spending four years boarding with the Blakestone family during his medical studies, Dr. Murt is thrilled to finally return the favour by inviting young Walter to come and stay with him in Nebraska for a few months. Walter learns to hunt ducks and geese, trap muskrats, and most of all, he gains a new appreciation for the beauty of nature and its ways. But even in this idyllic setting, something is not quite right. What plagues the Dobbs family, and can Dr. Murt help dispel this shadow with Walter’s help? 5.5" x 8.5" paperback 174 pages
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Fabiola (paperback)

This classic novel plunges us into Rome of the fourth century AD. and depicts the clash between the existing pagan civilization and growing Christianity.

Fabiola is a cultured young patrician woman who admires the ideals of the Epicurean and Stoic philosophers. One day she discovers that her friend Sebastian, an officer in the Praetorian Guard, is a Christian. So is one of her slaves, and worse still, her beloved cousin Agnes.

As Maximian reignites the persecution of Christians in Rome, all around Fabiola heroes and traitors clash. “Whoever is not with Me is against Me”, “whoever does not gather with Me scatters”, says Our Lord Jesus Christ. This is what is at stake in this drama where the actors show us the best and the worst of what each one can become.

Paperback

or the Church of the Catacombs
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Bilbo's Last Song
Bilbo's Last Song is considered by many to be Tolkien's epilogue to his classic work The Lord of the Rings. As Bilbo Baggins takes his final voyage to the Undying Lands, he must say goodbye to Middle-earth. Poignant and lyrical, the song is both a longing to set forth on his ultimate journey and a tender farewell to friends left behind.
Pauline Baynes's jewel-like illustrations lushly depict both this final voyage and scenes from The Hobbit, as Bilbo remembers his first journey while he prepares for his last.
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A Changing of the Guard

A DYING PRIEST.

A BOTCHED EXECUTION.

A YOUNG MAN ON THE BRINK.

Tomas Flores hates serving on the prison’s Death Squad—and now he may be about to lose his job thanks to his actions during Carl Jarrold’s hellish execution. Desperate and conflicted, where can he turn?

Father Jacob Thompson has spent decades opening his heart to convicted murderers—only to watch them die. Now his last black sheep is safely gathered in and he’s ready to rest—but will the Lord let him?

If you loved the tense, “psychologically-compelling,” spiritual thriller Three Last Things: or, the Hounding of Carl Jarrold, Soulless Assassin, then this heart-wrenching, emotionally-taut sequel is for you.

A sequel to Three Last Things
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A Truly Raptor-ous Welcome

Waking to find raptor footprints in the yard on her first morning on the farm certainly isn’t the welcome Darryl had in mind for her new step-mom—especially after their disastrous drive from the city.
How on earth did the thing get in?
And where the heck is it?

Meanwhile, young hunter Joshua is about to make a reckless decision he may live to regret—
but only if he’s lucky.

Unsparked #2
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Panic!

After a raptor breaches their farm’s fence and snatches their dad, Darryl and Harry don’t think things can get any worse. Until their stepmom, Carol, announces that she’s taking them to live in-city—and they’re leaving immediately.

With Carol at the wheel, it’ll be a dangerous journey. Even meeting a gentle herbi’saur may throw her into a blind panic.
And when you’re travelling unSPARKed, panic can be deadly.

Unsparked #3
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Farmgirls die in cages

GO HOME. FIND SOME CLUES. RESCUE DAD.
IF ONLY IT WAS THAT SIMPLE.

After the tragedy that has shattered their lives, Darryl and Harry are keen to return to their farm, allow their new friend, hunter Joshua, to hunt for clues about their Dad’s fate, and to start rebuilding their lives.

But soon unexpected threats force them to drastic action. And their decisions may have far-reaching consequences for them all.

Unsparked #4
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Wild Life
LIFE OUT HERE AIN’T A GAME. AS YOU’LL LEARN THE FIRST TIME SOMETHING GOES SOUTH.

Having avoided being separated and taken in-city, there’s still a chance Darryl and Harry can rescue their father from his kidnappers. As they settle into their new life as young hunter Joshua’s assistants, Josh can teach them how to handle the wildlife—but worse threats loom on the horizon.
Unsparked #5
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Warriors of a Broken Kingdom
Warriors of a Broken Kingdom is a classic tale of good versus evil, sadness versus happiness, all with a hint of romance. Watch the children conquer the Seven Deadly Sins, learn to practise the Cardinal Virtues and enjoy the 'fruits' of the Holy Spirit.
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Sleeping Witness
In this unusual murder mystery, the tranquillity of Saint Mary's Abbey is shattered by the discovery of a gruesome crime in a cottage on the abbey grounds. A foreign artist and war hero seeking refuge from the world has been murdered. Marie Paige, the frail, sickly wife of the village doctor, lies beside him beaten into a coma. The police arrest Marie's husband, convinced that they are looking at a crime of passion. But Dr Paige finds himself with an unlikely champion: Fr. Gabriel, a blundering but brilliant Benedictine priest who believes in his innocence and feels compelled to search for the truth. In a country struggling to come to terms with the devastation of the Second World War, even a secluded English village has its share of secrets and broken lives. It is not long before Fr. Gabriel and his companions find themselves embarking on a dangerous journey into the victims' troubled war histories and a chapter of Europe's bloodiest conflict that is almost too terrible to be acknowledged.
A Father Gabriel Mystery
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The Mass of Brother Michel

The Mass of Brother Michel, set in the tranquil countryside of southern France during the Reformation, is the story of a young man who “has it all”—until a fateful series of events leads him to a monastery. As Huguenot violence mounts, the characters of the story are pushed to extremes of hatred and love. The reader is swept along by a narrative as twisting and turbulent as a mountain stream, which culminates in a sovereign sacrifice as unforgettable as it was unforeseen. This is a story that shows with utter vividness the power of romantic love to cripple and deform, the power of suffering to undermine illusions and induce the labor of self-discovery, the power of prayer to reassemble the shards of the shattered image of God in the soul, and the power of the priest as the divine Physician’s privileged instrument. 

At the center of the novel is the awesome mystery, scandal, consolation, and provocation of the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass. To it some of the characters are irresistibly drawn; against it, others are violently arrayed. Here is a passionately told tale of their inner struggle and outward confrontation. No reader will fail to be astonished at its outcome and touched by its inspiring and miraculous climax.

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The Golden Princess and The Moon
The Golden Princess and the Moon is a classic retelling of “Sleeping Beauty,” steeped in legend and magic. The beautiful but spoiled Princess Rosamund (Rosa for short) has squandered the seven faerie gifts given her on her christening day. She must reclaim these gifts in order to face a terrible curse cast long before her birth. Prince Erik grew up hearing stories of a sleeping princess, but all does not end happily when he wakes her. For what happens when a princess of legend awakens in a world that fears all to do with the old kingdom and Færie? Intertwined in both Rosa’s and Erik’s lives is the figure of the Golden King and the ancient curse that separated him from his faerie bride. The luminous world evoked by Anna Maria Mendell in this, her first full-length work, is unforgettable, and will delight readers of all ages.
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Glastonbury
Glastonbury Abbey was, according to legend, the centre from which radiated a Christian presence on that island for two thousand years, a sacred site from which the Christian faith was passed down through the generations. The story begins with the arrival of Joseph of Arimathea and his family, bearing the most sacred relic in all Christendom, the Holy Grail; and continues on to their confrontation with the Druids and the conversion of the new land to Christ; to the persecutions under the Roman Empire, until that rule is ended and Patrick becomes the first Abbot of Glastonbury Abbey; the adventures of King Arthur and his knights as they fend off invading barbarians; the revival of Christianity under St. Augustine of Canterbury; the struggle to keep alive the Faith in the midst of the Viking raids; the ages of Alfred the Great and Richard the Lionheart; and ends, finally, with the terrible upheavals under Henry VIII. Glastonbury was dissolved but its ruins still stand as a beacon of hope and destination of pilgrims down to our own time. Here is the telling of an immense spiritual epic—a stirring novel of Christian faith.
A Novel of Christian England
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Father Brown
Father Brown
'Father Brown first made his appearance in "The Innocence of Father Brown" in 1911. This collection contains all of the Father Brown stories, showing thr quiet wit and compassion that has endeared him to many, whilst solving his mysteries by a mixture of imagination and a sympathetic worldliness in a totally believable manner. 411pp'
Selected Stories
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Chasing Liberty
Chasing Liberty
'Set in the not-so-distant future, a young woman seeks freedom in a society devoid of faith and family and where the government controls every aspect of life. 330pp'
Book One in the Liberty Trilogy
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