Now reissued with a brand-new introduction by Peter James, Dead Letter Drop is Peter James' first ever novel, originally published in 1981. Max Flynn, undercover agent, has the unenviable job of spying on his own side. When to kill, who to kill, whether to kill are all questions which have to be answered at great speed if he wants to stay alive. But why does an innocuous airline ticket No. 14B matter so much? Who has gone to the trouble of committing suicide? And could Flynn's beautiful companion be a spy?
The Simney family, of Hazlewood Hall, have a dubious history. Sir George Simney, who was travelling in Australia before the baronetcy fell to him, sleeps with a shotgun by his side. When he is found dead in the library, the Reverend Adrian Deamer will not rest until he has discovered who is responsible. This is an absorbing tale narrated by Simney's widow, Nicolette, and by young Harold, who has just joined the CID.
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Strato Nyman couldn’t be more of an odd-one-out. He’s the only black kid in Hedgecombe-upon-Dray, he knows more about particle physics than his teacher, and he’s constantly picked on by the school bully. One day, Strato picks up a dusty book in a mysterious bookshop and learns how to become invisible. He discovers that people aren’t always what they seem...and realises standing out isn’t so bad after all.
Atom Bomb Angel is a reissued early thriller from multimillion-copy best-selling author Peter James. Terrorists are threatening to sabotage Britain's nuclear power plants. One nuclear explosive smuggled inside a reactor would turn the entire core into a massive atom bomb...and bring death and disease to millions of people for centuries to come.
Thruppence and Tim don't know what to expect when they ring the bell at the house with dusty windows. The Ministry of Ghosts has been given three months to prove the existence of ghosts! As it seems that children are particularly magnetic to ghosts, Thruppence and Tim are added to their ghost-catching team. And although neither of them are scared by talk of ghosts or monsters, they could never have imagined what happens next....
"In sixteen hundred and sixty-six, London burned like rotten sticks." Left alone and homeless by the Great Plague, Sam struggled to survive. He was lucky to get a job working for the Giraud family. But Andre, the son of his boss, doesn't make life easy. Then a fire breaks out on Pudding Lane. Before anyone fully realises what's happening, London's burning... and this fire can't be put out. Now it's time for Sam to prove what he's really worth. If he can get out alive....
Spring 1665, London. Sam was just a young boy when his master took him out of the orphanage. When he was old enough, he was going to become his master’s apprentice. But that was before the plague arrived. Now, Sam finds himself nailed into his workshop home with only his dying master and pet dog Budge for company. Can Sam escape? And even if he does, will he be able to survive?
Finbar reckons today’s visit to his dad’s is going to be like any other. Sit in silence. Watch TV. Eat some chips. The last thing he expects is for a girl to burst in to the house. A girl with a gun. And a bag full of cash. Who is she? What has she done? And will Finbar’s life ever be the same again?