A stage 1 reader, this volume features a police commissioner on holiday near Ayers Rock in Australia. A warning is given that a killer is waiting for him there. Steve Malone, a police agent, has to find that killer - in two days. Then Steve receives a message about a "wrong man".
'You ever hear of the seven deadly sins, Mills? Greed, gluttony, wrath, envy, sloth, pride and lust.' Detective Somerset has only seven more days before he retires to a new, peaceful life in the country. But before he can leave he and his partner Mills have to find a murderer who is killing people in the most horrible ways.
What is the secret of Room 7? Who is the frightening Mrs Wood? What is the secret of the tree? Why is Roger Wingate afraid to drive his nice new car? Just some of the questions answered by these ghost stories, but don’t read them alone!
Sindi is a beautiful island off the coast of Africa. One day, a hungry leopard swims across from the mainland and hides in the lighthouse. How will the people of Sindi be able to catch the leopard before it comes out looking for food?
The wild rush of action in this classic frontier adventure story has made "The Last of the Mohicans" the most popular of James Fenimore Cooper’s Leatherstocking Tales. Deep in the forests of upper New York State, the brave woodsman Hawkeye (Natty Bumppo) and his loyal Mohican friends Chingachgook and Uncas become embroiled in the bloody battles of the French and Indian War. The abduction of the beautiful Munro sisters by hostile savages, the treachery of the renegade brave Magua, the ambush of innocent settlers, and the thrilling events that lead to the final tragic confrontation between rival war parties create an unforgettable, spine-tingling picture of life on the frontier. And as the idyllic wilderness gives way to the forces of civilization, the novel presents a moving portrayal of a vanishing race and the end of its way of life in the great American forests.
Some 3,700 years ago an Egyptian High Priest was mummified and entombed alive and cursed for all eternity. In the 1920s, dashing American Rick O'Connell, accidentally discovers the Lost City of the Dead. But the ancient curse of the Mummy is not dead.
Nelson Mandela's life is the story of a country boy and his fight for the black people of South Africa. His struggle against apartheid led to twenty-seven years in jail. After he was freed in 1994, he went on to become the first black president of South Africa. The extraordinary story of a great man, a freedom fighter and one of the world's most important leaders.
"Longman Originals" is a series of graded readers in four stages. All the stories are original - that is to say, written especially for the series. Originated from the "Longman Structural Readers", the series aims to offer a stimulating range of modern stories, including detective stories, adventure and romance. This is a stage 1 reader.
Rocky is a squirrel and Bullwinkle is a moose and they live off the money from repeats of their cartoon show. They team up with an FBI agent to stop the evil plans of baddies Boris and Natasha led by Fearless Leader who are planning to take over the world.
Alan began the game, Jumanji. however, he went into the world of Jumanji. 26 years later, Judy and Peter found it and met Alan from Jumanji. Alan noticed the world a little bit changed. they began the game again but some things happened because of it. They tried to solve those.
John Trenchard's peaceful life suddenly changes when he finds a secret passage leading to a famous pirate's cave. Can John escape with the treasure he discovers? Or will he be lucky to escape with his life?
Charlie Babbitt thinks he will get a lot of money when his father dies. However the money goes to someone he doesn't know - a man who lives in hospital and is the brother Charlie never knew he had. The two meet and so starts a surprising new life for both of them.
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"The Forsyte Saga", first published under that name in 1922, is a series of three novels and two interludes published between 1906 and 1921 by Nobel Prize-winning English author John Galsworthy. They chronicle the vicissitudes of the leading members of a large commercial upper middle class English family, similar to Galsworthy's own. Only a few generations removed from their farmer ancestors, the family members are keenly aware of their status as "new money".
This is one of six short stories with plenty of activities for children to do as and after they read, encouraging them to become active readers. A picture dictionary and project ideas are provided at the back of each book.
Set in rural California at the beginning of the twentieth century, this is the saga of the Trasks and the Hamiltons, two families whose histories are deeply intertwined. A story of murder and conflict between brother and brother, father and son.
When a black man, Carl Lee Hailey, kills the two white men who raped his daughter, the town of Clanton, Mississippi is filled with anger and violence on all sides. This makes for a dangerous case for young lawyer Jack Brigance, but he'll do anything to defend his client and his own life.
The story is told first person by Allan Quartermain. Nevil is off to make his fortune by finding King Solomon's lost diamond mines. Allan sends him a 300 year old map to help. This is the last anyone heard from Nevil. Turns out that Nevil is really the estranged brother of Henry Curtis. Sir Henry Curtis now wants to make amends and he with his friend Captain John Good, bribe Allan Quartermain to take them across an endless desert and trough impassible mountains to an adventure that will hold you to the very end. Along with them is their self imposed helper Umbopa who carries a secret of his own.
Tom Ripley is struggling to stay one step ahead of his creditors, and the law, when an unexpected acquaintance offers him a free trip to Europe and a chance to start again. But how does Ripley act when his new happiness is threatened? A gripping tale of murderous ambition, recently filmed starring Matt Damon, Gwyneth Paltrow, Jude Law and Cate Blanchett.
Nick Hornby's second bestselling novel is about sex, manliness and fatherhood. Will is thirty-six, comfortable and child-free. And he's discovered a brilliant new way of meeting women - through single-parent groups. Marcus is twelve and a little bitnerdish: he's got the kind of mother who made him listen to Joni Mitchell rather than Nirvana. Perhaps they can help each other out a little bit, and both can start to act their age.