Help The Rural Child Charity Shops is a chain of retail shops that form part of the Goedgedacht Trust, selling donated second-hand goods to raise funds to support rural children and the communities in which they live.
When he’s caught stealing, young Alan Dale is forced to leave his family and go to live with a notorious band of outlaws in Sherwood Forest.
Their leader is the infamous Robin Hood. A tough, bloodthirsty warrior, Robin is more feared than any man in the county. And he becomes a mentor for Alan; with his fellow outlaws, Robin teaches Alan how to fight – and how to win.
But Robin is a ruthless man – and although he is Alan’s protector, if Alan displeases him, he could also just as easily become his murderer…
Jim Elliot had a loving wife, a beautiful little girl, and a reason for real joy. God had called him to bring the good news of Jesus Christ to the Auca Indians. The love of Christ not only thrilled him but also gave him peace. Jim would spend the rest of his life bringing Jesus to the lost Aucas … but the rest of Jim’s life was only a matter of months.Persecution and death are a reality for many Christians today. Jim Elliot and four other young men died in the middle of doing God’s work. The very people they had come to rescue came out against them with machetes and clubs. Jim had realised for quite some time what serving God really meant. There is nothing that is worth more than Jesus – not even your life. ‘He is no fool who gives up what he cannot keep to gain what he cannot lose.This is the story of Jim’s love for a fighting people and of his fight for a loving God.When his life ended, the work went on and many of the Auca Indians today have the same reason that Jim Elliot had for real joy.Included in this book are a map, timeline and information on Ecuador.
Ruari, son of Irish media owner J J Breslin, is in desperate danger, at the mercy of ruthless kidnappers making impossible demands. His terrified mother contacts the only person she knows can help her son: Harry Jones, her former lover, who she walked out on many years ago. Now memories of their passionate affair, the guilt, hurt, anger and humiliation, come flooding back.
Time is running out for Ruari and Harry, torn between his loyalties, is quickly drawn into a political game played for high stakes. Far higher than he realises…
A bold kidnapping abroad an ocean liner sends detective Isaac Bell across America in a lethal race…
Leaving England aboard the liner Maurentania, Isaac Bell, chief investigator at the legendary Van Dorn Detective Agency, stumbles on and thwarts a kidnapping. The two victims, who have fled Europe carrying a secret invention, fear that a foreign power wishes to steal it before they can bring it to America.
Bell and the Van Dorn Detective Agency offer to protect them.
And it isn’t long before Bell is fighting skullduggery in the middle of the Atlantic en route to New York City. Then across the US, as they head for California, the deadly chase is on. Trailing them is the murderous agent known only as the ‘Acrobat’, instructed to steal this world-changing invention – and kill anyone in his way…
Filled with breathtaking suspense and fabulous set-pieces, this is Isaac Bell’s most exciting and hair-raising adventure yet.
It is a well known fact that Scotland has played an important part in the development and spread of golf worldwide. But “colf”, a very popular game in the Netherlands during the Middle Ages and up to the early 18th century, also made a major contribution.. Starting in the two countries on either side of the North Sea, this lavishly illustrated art book – with 200 illustrations of miniatures, paintings (from 16th and 17th century landscape painters to modern artists such as Ray Ellis, Kenneth Reed and Arthur Weaver), engravings and posters – outlines the history of golf in Scotland and the English-speaking world, the European continent and Japan. Seven chapters cover the steady worldwide spread of golf, the development of golfing equipment, golfing architecture and the top tournaments and players of the 19th and 20th centuries. The wealth of detailed and beautifully illustrated information makes this book a wonderful gift for all modern golfers.
Join a Jack-in-the-Box who decides it is high time the toys had wonderful Christmas presents of their own in this beautifully embossed book.
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The only dictionary to recognise the importance of spoken English, showing the words and phrases used to communicate naturally in spoken English.
(paperback: permanent marker inscription on cover)
Designed to enable learners to write and speak effectively and competently in their additional language, this is up-to-date and easy-to-use dictionary focuses on overcoming learners’ most common difficulties.
This is the world’s bestselling advanced learner’s dictionary, recommended by learners of English and their teachers, and used by 30 million people.
It has more words and more help with British and American English than any other advanced learner’s dictionary.
It is the only advanced learner’s dictionary to list the most important words you need to know in English: the Oxford 3000.
Audio Book included: read by Ramón de Ocampo
Greg Heffley has always been in a hurry to grow up. But is getting older really all it’s cracked up to be?
Suddenly Greg is dealing with the pressures of boy-girl parties, increased responsibilities, and even the awkward changes that come with getting older. And after a big fight with his best friend Rowley, it looks like Greg is going to have to face the “ugly truth” all by himself…
A ghostly night, a sense of danger, a fleeting glimpse of a mysterious stranger… Enter the world of the vampire.
This is the complete story of these unearthly creatures of the night: their means of existence, the myths and legends from around the world, the classic tale of Count Dracula, and the modern fiction that transformed the vampire from heartless monster to romantic hero.
Unravel their dark secrets, uncover their hidden past, and encounter the fatal appeal of the vampire.