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A Scandal In Battersea

Author : Mercedes Lackey
ISBN : 9780756411626
Genre : Fiction
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The twelfth novel in Mercedes Lackey's magical Elemental Masters series reimagines Sherlock Holmes in a richly-detailed alternate 20th-century England Christmas is a very special time of year. It is special for Psychic Nan Killian and Medium Sarah Lyon-White and their ward Suki, who are determined to celebrate it properly. It is special for their friends, Doctor John Watson, and his wife Mary, both Elemental Masters, who have found great delight in the season seeing it through young Suki’s eyes. It is also special to others...for very different reasons. For Christmas Eve is also hallowed to dark forces, powers older than mankind, powers that come awake on this long, cold night. Powers best left alone. Powers that could shake the foundations of London and beyond. It begins slowly. Women disappearing in the dark of night, women only missed by those of their own kind. The whispers only begin when they start to reappear—because when they do, they are no longer sane. And when Nan and Sarah and the Watsons are called on to examine these victims, they discover that it was no ordinary horror of the streets that drove them mad. But then, the shadows reach for other victims—girls of good, even exalted families, who vanish from concerts, lectures, and evening balls. And it will take the combined forces of Magic, Psychic Powers, and the world's greatest detective to stop the darkness before it can conquer all.
Category: Fiction

A Scandal In Belgravia

Author : Robert Barnard
ISBN : 0684193221
Genre : Fiction
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A moving and suspenseful story of two men, Peter Proctor, a retired British cabinet minister and Timothy Wycliffe, a young aristocrat murdered thirty years ago, offers a penetrating analysis of social decay and society in transition
Category: Fiction

The Politics Of Marginality

Author : Tony Kushner
ISBN : 9781136290824
Genre : Political Science
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Immigration to Britain has rarely achieved the levels experienced by the US, but it is nevertheless true of all periods that immigrants, refugees and soujourners have been continually present'. While we may have the beginnings of a history of immigration, ethnicity and race in Britain, there is a lack of historiographical awareness in the subject. The essays in this collection, ranging from specific case studies to broad themes, are an attempt to provide a basis for future discussion.
Category: Political Science

Battersea Island

Author : Robert H. Nieder
ISBN : 9781640691773
Genre : Fiction
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Mathias Kamau-Barrett takes a hiatus from college to spend time on Battersea Island. He is hopeful that he can get involved with the residents and help them in their tax assessment problem. Upon his arrival to the remote location, he quickly becomes acquainted with Harper Shaye, lead advocate in the fight against the county. Becoming immersed in the situation, he discovers that he possesses the paranormal ability to read people and situations, which guides him to believe that there are ulterior motives within the county and the state to remove an indigenous population from their land.
Category: Fiction

The Builder

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ISBN : HARVARD:32044039365879
Genre : Architecture
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Category: Architecture

All About Battersea

Author : Henry S. Simmonds
ISBN : OXFORD:590911487
Genre : Battersea (London, England)
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Category: Battersea (London, England)

From Suffragette To Fascist

Author : Nina Boyd
ISBN : 9780752492780
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Mary Allen, once a window-smashing suffragette, went on to become a pioneer policewoman, helping create Britain’s first female police force. Honoured for her work policing munitions factories and bombed towns during the First World War, she was soon infuriating the Establishment, travelling the world in her unauthorised uniform to the acclaim of foreign leaders and the dismay of the British government. Mary’s head was next turned after a meeting with Hitler, and she joined Mosley’s British Union of Fascists, narrowly escaping internment despite suspicions of spying, secret flights to Germany and Nazi salutes. The liaisons she formed with wealthy heiresses funded an extravagant lifestyle and the formation of a private army of women intended to save the country from Communist aerial attacks, nudity and white slavery. Although adored by her loyal friends, Mary was a stubborn, opinionated woman and today her achievements are overshadowed by the eccentricities of her later years. Citing documents specially released from the Home Office and sources contributed from Mary’s own family, Nina Boyd has produced a fascinating account of this extraordinary woman.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Historical Studies

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ISBN : UCAL:B3354698
Genre : Australia
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Municipal Socialism

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ISBN : UOM:39015013734606
Genre : Municipal finance
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Category: Municipal finance