Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway Locomotives

Author: Barry C. Lane
Hardback: 192 pages
ISBN: 9781899816170
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Prior to the 1923 grouping of railways into the big four companies of the GWR, SR, LMS and LNER, the Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway operated services across a huge swathe of Northern England. Their distinctive black and red liveried trains could be seen from Liverpool to Blackpool on the West coast all the way across to Goole and Hull on the East. In between they would pass through Manchester, Burnley, Huddersfield, Leeds, Doncaster and Sheffield. In this fascinating book Barry C. Lane has collected together numerous photos and technical drawings to fully describe every engine known to have operated on the L&YR. Researching the railway has been a life long passion for Barry and it shows. If you remember the L&YR you'll enjoy this book, or if you are two young for that but enjoy watching steam trains I'm sure you'll enjoy it too!

Dead Like You

Author: Peter James
Series: Roy Grace, Book 6
Paperback: 643 pages
ISBN: 9780330456791
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Roy Grace is back and this time he is determined to track down the Shoe Man. Back in 1997 a series of rapes were unsolved. The connection was that the rapist collected the shoes of the women he attacked. Now a rapist with a similar MO is again terrorizing the woman of Brighton. Can Roy Grace finally solve the case that has been annoying him for more than a decade?

The Lost Symbol

Author: Dan Brown
Series: Robert Langdon, Book 3
Paperback: 670 pages
ISBN: 9780552149525
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Robert Langdon is back. Having survived the Vatican and a hunt across France and London he now finds himself in Washington DC racing against time to save his friend Peter Solomon. Solomon is a high ranking Mason and someone want's to expose a long held Masonic secret. Langdon must solve a sequence of symbol based puzzles in some of America's most famous buildings in order to rescue his friend from the clutches of a madman.

Small World

Author: Matt Beaumont
Paperback: 414 pages
ISBN: 9780552774567
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In this brilliantly crafted comic novel Matt Beaumont introduces to a cast of over twenty all going about their daily lives mostly unaware of the myriad of connections between them. We have Paul and Ali who are trying for a baby, Keith the sociopathic Policeman, Jaz the stand-up comic and waiter, babysitters, nurses, girlfriends, partners...

The Weed That Strings The Hangman's Bag

Author: Alan Bradley
Series: A Flavia de Luce Mystery, Book 2
Paperback: 358 pages
ISBN: 9780553840896
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When a famous puppeteer is murdered during a show in the village of Bishop's Lacey it falls to eleven year old Flavia de Luce to solve the crime. Putting her passion for crime solving and chemistry to good use Flavia slowly whittles down the suspect list as she delves into the villages murky past.