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A favourite with Book People customers, this well-crafted trilogy brings together three of Edward Marston's Elizabethan mysteries, all based around an esteemed theatrical company. In the books, the bestselling author of the Railway Detective series offers plenty of murder and mayhem that is sure to delight his legion of fans. Set in the 1500s against the background of the Spanish Armada, the tales star Nicholas Bracewell, a resourceful manager who is unafraid to rise to the challenges that the fast-paced and danger-filled times throw at him.
Derek Robinson's brilliantly researched tales of the RAF's World War II campaign present a realistic, yet humorous, portrait of the men who performed their duty for their country in flying death traps. In the dark days of war, these men were fully aware that there was nothing else they could do while in these RAF planes except dig in and hang on. The trilogy of books featured here - Piece of Cake, A Clean Good Fight and Damned Good Show - include an emotional and convincing account of the Hornet Squadron's part in the Battle of Britain and they are all full of evocative detail and convincing dialogue. These are books that perfectly capture the sacrifices these men made, while also showing how they managed to keep their spirits up.
Three authentic and gripping wartime tales that are sprinkled with drama and romance, the Robert Radcliffe Set introduces this wonderful author to a new, wider audience. Radcliffe?s first World War II novel Under an English Heaven received much popular acclaim and he has since followed up that success with the publication of Upon Dark Waters and Across the Blood-Red Skies, each of which is included in this set. With remarkable characterisation and compelling battle scenes, these are highly recommended wartime novels.
John Sandford is the pseudonym of Pulitzer Prize-winning John Roswell Camp and the ten intriguing thrillers in this collection are sure to appeal to any fan of crime fiction! With two charismatic protagonists, these novels are captivating and will lure the reader in. Lucas Davenport and Virgil Flowers are two homicide detectives who find themselves embroiled in far more than they bargain for when they investigate murders, some of the most evil kind. With twists and turns throughout the books, these novels are highly acclaimed and are sure to keep you hooked until the last page!