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 B4965
 B5359
 B5666
 B5760
 B5831
 B6083
 B6218
 B6320
 B6770
 B6806
 B6891
 B7388
Books produced in the past    ( Total: 12 )

Young Adult Fiction

  • Title : Gulf
    Gulf
    • Author : Westall, Robert.
    • Transcriber : Ethel Hird.
    • System Number : B4965
    • Collection : Young Adult Fiction
    • Volume : 1 volume
    • Summary :
      Tom Higgins, a British schoolboy during the Persian Gulf War, narrates his younger brother's struggle with an apparent mental illness or "mystery of nature" which drives the child to assume the role of an Iraqi.
      Tom Higgins, a British schoolboy during the Persian Gulf War, narrates his younger brother's struggle with an apparent mental illness or "mystery of nature" which drives the child to assume the role of an Iraqi.

Nonfiction

  • Title : Freo : a portrait of the Port City
    Freo : a portrait of the Port City
    • Author : Gervas, Stan.
    • Transcriber : Billie Carter.
    • System Number : B5359
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Volume : 3 volumes
    • Summary :
      Fremantle it may be, and will remain so, but it is also 'Freo' a term of endearment.
      Fremantle it may be, and will remain so, but it is also 'Freo' a term of endearment.

  • Title : Have a healthy and happy retirement
    Have a healthy and happy retirement
    • Author : Apple, Michael.
    • Transcriber : Connie Craig.
    • System Number : B6083
    • Collection : Nonfiction
    • Volume : 4 volumes
    • Summary :
      Retiring and growing older used to go with declining health and fitness.
      Retiring and growing older used to go with declining health and fitness. Now, with medical advances and shifts in attitude, it is possible to enjoy good health into the latter years of life. This informative book concentrates on the opportunities in later life rather than the disadvantages and is packed with help and guidelines on achieving a healthy lifestyle, taking exercise that will make a real difference, enjoying sexual relationships and generally feeling as young as you are.

Fiction

  • Title : Greenthieves
    Greenthieves
    • Author : Foster, Alan Dean.
    • Transcriber : Shirley Crowe.
    • System Number : B5666
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Volume : 4 volumes
    • Summary :
      Humorous science fiction-cum-whodunnit from the author of the 'Spellsinger' series.
      Humorous science fiction-cum-whodunnit from the author of the 'Spellsinger' series. When an impossible crime is committed, Detective Manz and his robot assistants are called.

  • Title : Footsteps
    Footsteps
    • Author : McMahon, Katharine.
    • Transcriber : Connie Craig .
    • System Number : B5760
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Volume : 6 volumes
    • Summary :
      The women in Helena Mayrick's family have always led secretive and tragic lives, and when Helena's comfortable marriage is devastated by her husband's violent death, it seems that she, too, is locked into the cycle.
      The women in Helena Mayrick's family have always led secretive and tragic lives, and when Helena's comfortable marriage is devastated by her husband's violent death, it seems that she, too, is locked into the cycle. Helena is invited to research a book on her grandfather, H. Donaldson, the celebrated Edwardian photographer. At first she is reluctant to immerse herself in family history, particularly as Donaldson's relationship with her grandmother, Ruth, is shrouded in mystery and turmoil. But gradually, as the story of enigmatic Ruth and the elusive, passionate Donaldson unfolds, Helena finds that the past, like the present, was shaped by cruel dilemmas and the demands of love.

  • Title : Following the wrong god home
    Following the wrong god home
    • Author : Lim, Catherine.
    • Transcriber : Mary Szabo.
    • System Number : B6218
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Volume : 6 volumes
    • Summary :
      Yin Ling—poor, beautiful, an outstanding student and a poet—is to marry Vincent Chee, a rich PhD student from a very traditional, upper-class family.
      Yin Ling—poor, beautiful, an outstanding student and a poet—is to marry Vincent Chee, a rich PhD student from a very traditional, upper-class family. She will become a dutiful wife, not the existence of her dreams, but the Chees’ money and influence is essential, for her mother has cancer and they cannot abandon a faithful old servant, Ah Heng Cheh. However, the mapping out of Ling’s future doesn’t proceed smoothly. Almost against her will, and through her poetry, she meets outspoken American professor, Ben Gallagher, who threatens to overturn everything. Ling must make her choice: east or west, head or heart. The birth of a son makes her moral predicament even more agonizing.

  • Title : Follies
    Follies
    • Author : Thomas, Rosie.
    • Transcriber : Carol Grace.
    • System Number : B6770
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Volume : 7 volumes
    • Summary :
      They were three modern women.
      They were three modern women. They came to Oxford University full of hopes and dreams and would leave forever changed. Helen: shy, quiet and hopelessly in love with Lord Oliver Mortimore, the dazzling, self-destructive blond who lives for fast cars, drink and drugs. Chloe: glamorous and confident, abandoning a high-powered career and broken affair, obsessively drawn to her philandering English professor. Pansy: stunning heiress and aspiring actress, driven to prove she is more than an irresistible magnet to the men who flock to her. Together for one unforgettable year, they would share a lifetime of emotions and a very special friendship...

  • Title : Hard landing : Spider Shepherd, book 1
    Hard landing : Spider Shepherd, book 1
    • Author : Leather, Stephen
    • Transcriber : Mary Szabo.
    • System Number : B6806
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Volume : 7 volumes
    • Summary :
      As a detective working for an elite undercover squad, Dan "Spider" Shepherd has lied, cheated and conned in order to bring Britain's most wanted criminals to justice.
      As a detective working for an elite undercover squad, Dan "Spider" Shepherd has lied, cheated and conned in order to bring Britain's most wanted criminals to justice. When a powerful drugs baron starts to kill off witnesses to his crimes, Shepherd is given his most dangerous assignment yet. He has to go undercover in a top security prison - a world where one wrong move will mean certain death. Corrupt prison officers, lifers with nothing to lose, and hard men with something to prove are all gunning for Shepherd. The only way to survive is to play his role to perfection, twenty-four-seven, among criminals for whom violence is a way of life. As he gambles everything to move in on his quarry, he soon realises that the man he is set to trap is even more dangerous than the police anticipated. And that he is capable of striking outside the prison walls and hitting Shepherd where it hurts most.

  • Title : Goldengirl
    Goldengirl
    • Author : Lovesey, Peter.
    • Transcriber : Mary Szabo.
    • System Number : B6891
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Volume : 7 volumes
    • Summary :
      At 6' 2, blonde hair, blue eyes, she was marketing man Jack Dryden's dream.
      At 6' 2, blonde hair, blue eyes, she was marketing man Jack Dryden's dream. Employed by investors & Dr Serafin to maximise their return on this natural athlete, he plans to make them $20 million when Goldine emerges from her training camp to win three gold medals at the Moscow Olympics.

  • Title : Flowers for Algernon
    Flowers for Algernon
    • Author : Keyes, Daniel.
    • Transcriber : Jan Howell.
    • System Number : B7388
    • Collection : Fiction
    • Volume : 5 volumes
    • Summary :
      The story of a mentally disabled man whose experimental quest for intelligence mirrors that of Algernon, an extraordinary lab mouse.
      The story of a mentally disabled man whose experimental quest for intelligence mirrors that of Algernon, an extraordinary lab mouse. In diary entries, Charlie tells how a brain operation increases his IQ and changes his life. As the experimental procedure takes effect, Charlie's intelligence expands until it surpasses that of the doctors who engineered his metamorphosis. The experiment seems to be a scientific breakthrough of paramount importance--until Algernon begins his sudden, unexpected deterioration. Will the same happen to Charlie?

Children's Fiction

  • Title : Gus -- sore feet - no collar
    Gus -- sore feet - no collar
    • Author : Sutton, Carole (Carole Ann)
    • Transcriber : Mary Szabo.
    • System Number : B5831
    • Collection : Children's Fiction
    • Volume : 1 volume
    • Summary :
      This charming tale follows a German Shepherd dog's fortunes after he is abandoned in the bush by his owner.
      This charming tale follows a German Shepherd dog's fortunes after he is abandoned in the bush by his owner.

Children's Nonfiction

  • Title : Guide dogs : from puppies to partners
    Guide dogs : from puppies to partners
    • Author : Lawrenson, Diana.
    • Transcriber : Ethel Hird.
    • System Number : B6320
    • Collection : Children's Nonfiction
    • Volume : 1 volume
    • Summary :
      Among the most respected of animals, Guide Dogs are bred, cared for and trained to be responsible for the mobility and safety of vision-impaired people.
      Among the most respected of animals, Guide Dogs are bred, cared for and trained to be responsible for the mobility and safety of vision-impaired people. This book provides insights into the human and canine expertise involved in training a Guide Dog in interviews with staff and those who own dogs.