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Books in the series: Cambridge English Readers

Ten Long Years Level 1 Beginner/Elementary

Ten Long Years Level 1 Beginner/Elementary

Author: Alan Battersby Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/09/2013

Award-winning original fiction for learners of English. At seven levels, from Starter to Advanced, this impressive selection of carefully graded readers offers exciting reading for every student's capabilities. New York private investigator Nat Marley meets a stranger who is celebrating his release from prison after a ten-year sentence. The man wants to trace an old friend and reclaim the money which the friend is holding for him. Finding the 'friend' turns out to be relatively easy, but getting hold of the money is quite another matter. Paperback only version. Also available with Audio CD with complete text recordings from the book.

The Caribbean File Beginner/Elementary

The Caribbean File Beginner/Elementary

Author: Richard MacAndrew Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 29/08/2013

Award-winning original fiction for learners of English. At seven levels, from Starter to Advanced, this impressive selection of carefully graded readers offers exciting reading for every student's capabilities. Secret agent Ian Munro is sent to the islands of the Caribbean to discover what two notorious terrorists are doing there. He tracks down the men and their beautiful female accomplice, and then follows them as they put their plan to dominate the world into action. How can he stop them? And what about the kidnapped boy and his nuclear scientist father? Paperback-only version. Also available with Audio CD with complete text recordings from the book.

A Dangerous Sky Level 6 Advanced

A Dangerous Sky Level 6 Advanced

Author: Michael Austen Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 29/08/2013

Award-winning original fiction for learners of English. At seven levels, from Starter to Advanced, this impressive selection of carefully graded readers offers exciting reading for every student's capabilities. Eighteen-year-old Francesca comes to England to achieve her life-long ambition of learning to fly. The first lessons go really well and Doug, her instructor, describes her as a natural pilot. But when Doug's actions lead Francesca to question his motives, she starts to lose her confidence. Her dream of independence in the sky is in danger.Paperback-only version.

Better Late Than Never Level 5 Upper Intermediate

Better Late Than Never Level 5 Upper Intermediate

Author: J. M. Newsome Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 22/08/2013

Award-winning original fiction for learners of English. At seven levels, from Starter to Advanced, this impressive selection of carefully graded readers offers exciting reading for every student's capabilities. Alexandria, Egypt. Anika and Zaphira are sitting at a seafront cafe. Suddenly, there is a huge explosion which knocks them over and changes their lives for ever. Both teenage girls learn a lot about each other as they struggle to survive, and to understand what has happened and why. And their combined strength is a surprise to the men they come up against. Paperback-only version. Also available with Audio CDs with complete text recordings from the book.

The Dark Side of the City Level 2 Elementary/Lower Intermediate

The Dark Side of the City Level 2 Elementary/Lower Intermediate

Author: Alan Battersby Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 22/03/2012

Award-winning original fiction for learners of English. At seven levels, from Starter to Advanced, this impressive selection of carefully graded readers offers exciting reading for every student's capabilities. In snowy Manhattan a client asks private investigator Nat Marley to help with a family problem. But after someone dies, things turn serious and Marley has an unusual case on his hands. As his client says, 'Snakes and drugs don't go together.' Contains adult content.Paperback-only version. Also available with Audio CD including complete text recordings from the book.

Man Hunt Level 4 Intermediate

Man Hunt Level 4 Intermediate

Author: Richard MacAndrew Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/11/2011

Award-winning original fiction for learners of English. At seven levels, from Starter to Advanced, this impressive selection of carefully graded readers offers exciting reading for every student's capabilities. 'The first killing went well. Perfectly, in fact. Though I always knew it would. I had planned it well. Arrangements, organisation - these are things I'm good at. Now I've discovered I'm good at killing too.' The police are in a race against time to catch the murderer before he kills again. And again ... Paperback-only version. Also available with Audio CDs including complete text recordings from the book.

Forget to Remember Level 5 Upper Intermediate

Forget to Remember Level 5 Upper Intermediate

Author: Alan Maley Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/05/2011

Award-winning original fiction for learners of English. At seven levels, from Starter to Advanced, this impressive selection of carefully graded readers offers exciting reading for every student's capabilities. 'Hello. Kate. This is Jan. I'm sorry, but you'll have to come down to Mother's. We've got to talk. I can't go on like this. It's becoming impossible. I know you're always busy but you'll have to come, Kate. I can't manage with Mother any more. Please call me back as soon as you can.' Two sisters struggle to come to terms with their mother's illness and its effect on their lives. Paperback-only version. Also available with Audio CDs including complete text recordings from the book.

Arman's Journey Starter/Beginner

Arman's Journey Starter/Beginner

Author: Philip Prowse Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/05/2011

Award-winning original fiction for learners of English. At seven levels, from Starter to Advanced, this impressive selection of carefully graded readers offers exciting reading for every student's capabilities. Arman, a teenage refugee, makes an epic journey across Europe, often in the hands of people smugglers. He lives and works as an illegal immigrant in the UK until one day love comes into his life. Paperback-only version. Also available with Audio CD of the complete text.

Solo Saxophone Level 6 Advanced

Solo Saxophone Level 6 Advanced

Author: Jeremy Harmer Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/04/2011

Award-winning original fiction for learners of English. At seven levels, from Starter to Advanced, this impressive selection of carefully graded readers offers exciting reading for every student's capabilities. In the early 1990s Katy, a young reporter, arrives in Sarajevo, a city under siege, and receives conflicting advice from two colleagues. 'Of all the wars I've been in,' a news cameraman tells her, 'this is the one where it's not possible to 'be objective'. You can't be objective about what's going on here.' 'This is not my war or your war,' an Italian journalist explains. 'We just report what we see, but we stay outside it. We can't get too involved. We mustn't get too near.' But Katy does get too near...

Bad Company Level 2 Elementary/Lower-intermediate

Bad Company Level 2 Elementary/Lower-intermediate

Author: Richard MacAndrew Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 24/03/2011

Award-winning original fiction for learners of English. At seven levels, from Starter to Advanced, this impressive selection of carefully graded readers offers exciting reading for every student's capabilities. Detective Inspector Helen Shepherd is called to investigate the murder of a young woman on a beach on the south coast of England. The young woman was one of a group of workers from a music company who are staying at a nearby hotel. Inspector Shepherd and her new sergeant Webb question the other workers to find out who had a motive for murder. More than one has, so which one is the murderer and how did they do it? Paperback-only version. Also available with Audio CD including complete text recordings from the book.

No Place to Hide Level 3 Lower-intermediate

No Place to Hide Level 3 Lower-intermediate

Author: Alan Battersby Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/01/2011

Award-winning original fiction for learners of English. At seven levels, from Starter to Advanced, this impressive selection of carefully graded readers offers exciting reading for every student's capabilities. One day in the fall a woman calls at the New York office of Nat Marley, licensed private investigator, to ask him to find Patrick, her missing husband. Marley's enquiries take him to the financial district of Wall Street and an investment company whose returns are too good to be true. Then the police find a body in the trunk of a car - Patrick's car. Whose is the body and where is Patrick? Paperback-only version. Also available with Audio CD including complete text recordings from the book.

Book Boy Starter/Beginner

Book Boy Starter/Beginner

Author: Antoinette Moses Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/12/2010

Award-winning original fiction for learners of English. At seven levels, from Starter to Advanced, this impressive selection of carefully graded readers offers exciting reading for every student's capabilities. David lives in a house with lots of books and his cat, Socrates. But is he happy? Then he makes friends with Ella. 'You're a nice boy,' says Ella. 'But you don't know anything about me. You don't know me. I'm not a good person.' Paperback-only version. Also available with Audio CD including complete text recordings from the book.

Big Hair Day Starter/Beginner

Big Hair Day Starter/Beginner

Author: Margaret Johnson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/07/2010

Award-winning original fiction for learners of English. At seven levels, from Starter to Advanced, this impressive selection of carefully graded readers offers exciting reading for every student's capabilities. Sophia is excited because she's an extra in a film with a big star, Fabio Facelli. But things go wrong from the start, and soon Sophia's at the police station, not on the film set. Does Fabio live up to her dreams when she finally meets him? Or might the policeman that Sophia calls 'Mr Sit Down' be the one to make her day? Paperback-only version. Also available with Audio CD including complete text recordings from the book.

Berlin Express Level 4 Intermediate

Berlin Express Level 4 Intermediate

Author: Michael Austen Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/06/2010

Award-winning original fiction for learners of English. At seven levels, from Starter to Advanced, this impressive selection of carefully graded readers offers exciting reading for every student's capabilities. Hiro, a 20-year-old Japanese student, sits next to an old man on a train to Berlin. By mistake they exchange phones and read each other's text messages. Hiro believes that the man's messages show that he is going to Berlin to kill someone. Hiro's first day in the city is a race against time as he tries to warn people of an assassination plot. But is the plot real or does it exist only in Hiro's imagination? Paperback-only version. Also available as a pack with 2 Audio CDs with complete text recordings from the book.

Not Above the Law Level 3 Lower Intermediate

Not Above the Law Level 3 Lower Intermediate

Author: Richard MacAndrew Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/05/2010

Award-winning original fiction for learners of English. At seven levels, from Starter to Advanced, this impressive selection of carefully graded readers offers exciting reading for every student's capabilities. George Keegan, a Dublin lawyer, wakes to find himself lying in bed in a pool of blood. He can't remember what happened the night before. He soon has a clue when he sees the body of his girlfriend and colleague, Orla, on the TV news. But who killed Orla if he didn't? And why? George wants to know. And so does Inspector Sean Murphy of the Dublin police. Paperback-only version. Also available with Audio CDs including complete text recordings from the book.

Dragons' Eggs Level 5 Upper-intermediate

Dragons' Eggs Level 5 Upper-intermediate

Author: J. M. Newsome Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/03/2010

Tendai comes to live in an isolated African village. Tendai is a runner, a dreamer and a storyteller. When landmines turn his world upside down, he runs, dreams and tells stories to try to deal with a terrible tragedy. A gripping story of victory over man-made evil, and of a young man who never gives up. Paperback-only version. Also available with Audio CDs including complete text recordings from the book.

The New Zealand File Level 2 Elementary/Lower-intermediate

The New Zealand File Level 2 Elementary/Lower-intermediate

Author: Richard MacAndrew Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/11/2009

Called away suddenly to a secret meeting in New Zealand, British spy Ian Munro senses that he is being followed. Who's following him? And why is the coded information he is given so secret that others are prepared to kill for it? Can Munro escape and crack the code? Paperback-only version. Also available with Audio CD including complete text recordings from the book.

The Best of Times? Level 6 Advanced Student Book

The Best of Times? Level 6 Advanced Student Book

Author: Alan Maley Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/08/2009

Award-winning original fiction for learners of English. At seven levels, from Starter to Advanced, this impressive selection of carefully graded readers offers exciting reading for every student's capabilities. Chee Seng, a 16-year-old Malaysian boy, has to grow up fast as he lives through the best and the worst of times. He suffers heartbreak as his parents' marriage falls apart and experiences the joys and heartache of first love.Paperback-only version. Also available with Audio CDs including complete text recordings from the book. Contains adult material which may not be suitable for younger readers.

Murder by Art Level 5 Upper Intermediate

Murder by Art Level 5 Upper Intermediate

Author: Janet McGiffin Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 29/01/2009

Award-winning original fiction for learners of English. At seven levels, from Starter to Advanced, this impressive selection of carefully graded readers offers exciting reading for every student's capabilities. On a hot August night in Milwaukee in the USA, a young artist and a gang leader's girlfriend are shot in the street, a woman dies mysteriously in the Mercy Hospital emergency room, and a famous artist is killed at the opening of an exhibition of his work. Dr Maxine Cassidy feels sure there must be a connection between these events and sets out to find it. Paperback-only version. Also available with Audio CDs including complete text recordings from the book.

In the House Level 4 Intermediate

In the House Level 4 Intermediate

Author: Margaret Johnson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/01/2009

Award-winning original fiction for learners of English. At seven levels, from Starter to Advanced, this impressive selection of carefully graded readers offers exciting reading for every student's capabilities. In the Big Eye House, Annie is the only female contestant left in a reality TV show. Viewers follow the contestants' every move and regularly vote to eject one of them. There is a big prize for the winner, and another for any couple to have a romance in the house. What will Annie learn about the remaining four male contestants, and about herself? And which prize will she win, if any? Paperback-only version. Also available with Audio CDs including complete text recordings from the book.

Why? Starter/Beginner Paperback

Why? Starter/Beginner Paperback

Author: Philip Prowse Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/10/2008

Award-winning original fiction for learners of English. At seven levels, from Starter to Advanced, this impressive selection of carefully graded readers offers exciting reading for every student's capabilities. Alex is a soldier with a peace-keeping force in a poor country torn apart by fighting. He doesn't speak the language and is not sure why he is there. On patrol he comes face to face with the reality of what arms sales mean and pays the ultimate price. Why? Paperback-only version. Also available with Audio CD including complete text recordings from the book.

The Black Pearls Starter/Beginner

The Black Pearls Starter/Beginner

Author: Richard MacAndrew Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/10/2008

Award-winning original fiction for learners of English. At seven levels, from Starter to Advanced, this impressive selection of carefully graded readers offers exciting reading for every student's capabilities. Rarotonga, in the beautiful Pacific Cook Islands, is the setting for a daring robbery. When master-thief Wolfgang Peters arrives on the island, Inspector Janet Hunter of the New Zealand Police is waiting for him. Will Peters manage to escape justice once again, or will Hunter and the Rarotongan police catch him? Paperback-only version. Also available with Audio CD including complete text recordings from the book.

Just Good Friends Level 3 Lower Intermediate EF Russian edition

Just Good Friends Level 3 Lower Intermediate EF Russian edition

Author: Penny Hancock Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/08/2008

Modern, original fiction for learners of English. It's Stephany and Max's first holiday together in Italy and they are staying at the flat of Stephany's friend, Carlos. Max is a little jealous of Carlos and Carlos's wife is certainly not happy to see Stephany. It becomes clear that there is more between Stephany and Carlos than just friendship and the tension rises between the two couples. As Max discovers more about Stephany's past, he begins to wonder if he really knows her at all.

The Man from Nowhere Level 2 Elementary/Lower Intermediate EF Russian edition

The Man from Nowhere Level 2 Elementary/Lower Intermediate EF Russian edition

Author: Bernard Smith Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/08/2008

Modern, original fiction for learners of English. A plane crashes in the middle of the desert in Oman leaving a pilot and his family hurt and stranded. The pilot begins a journey across the desert to get help but collapses from exhaustion. He is found and taken to a nearby hospital but he is unconscious and no one has any idea who he is or where he has come from. Meanwhile time is running out for his wife and son who are waiting in the desert for help to arrive.

Help! Level 1 Beginner/Elementary EF Russian edition

Help! Level 1 Beginner/Elementary EF Russian edition

Author: Philip Prowse Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/08/2008

Modern, original fiction for learners of English. A struggling writer and a computer with a mind of its own fight for control of the writer's story and destiny. When Frank Wormold buys a computer to help him with his writing, he gets a lot more help than he wants. The ensuing battle of wills between himself and the computer makes Frank realise what the important things in life really are.

Tales of the Supernatural Level 3 Lower Intermediate EF Russian edition

Tales of the Supernatural Level 3 Lower Intermediate EF Russian edition

Author: Frank Brennan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/08/2008

Modern, original fiction for learners of English. Six stories about a world we cannot explain. A film star discovers the dangers of dancing with a stranger. A man comes face-to-face with his father's history. An Irish-American family cannot escape someone from the past. A woman doesn't listen to warnings about an old tree. An English writer slowly becomes more and more Japanese. And a killer watches himself die in hospital.

Logan's Choice Level 2 Elementary/Lower Intermediate EF Russian edition

Logan's Choice Level 2 Elementary/Lower Intermediate EF Russian edition

Author: Richard MacAndrew Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/08/2008

Modern, original fiction for learners of English. When Edinburgh restaurant owner Alex Maclennan is found dead in his bathroom, Inspector Jenny Logan is called in to investigate. At first his death looks like an accident but Logan begins to think it could be murder. Does his wife, his brother-in-law or his friend know more about his death than they will admit? Logan uncovers the truth about Alex's business affairs and personal life, and devises a plan to catch the killer.

A Puzzle for Logan Level 3 Lower Intermediate EF Russian edition

A Puzzle for Logan Level 3 Lower Intermediate EF Russian edition

Author: Richard MacAndrew Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/08/2008

Modern, original fiction for learners of English. Ronnie Campbell has escaped from prison and Morag Mackenzie has been found murdered. Seven years ago Morag gave evidence in an Edinburgh court that sent Ronnie to prison for murder. Inspector Logan is not sure this case is as straightforward as it seems. She returns to the original crime scene in order to find out the truth.

The Penang File Starter/Beginner EF Russian edition

The Penang File Starter/Beginner EF Russian edition

Author: Richard MacAndrew Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/08/2008

Modern, original fiction for learners of English. Secret agent Ian Munro is despatched to Penang to stop an assassination attempt on the Prince (a member of the British royal family, who is there on a state visit). Munro tracks down the paid assassin, identifies where and how the 'hit' will take place, but can he foil the assassination attempt in time?

The Ironing Man Level 3 Lower Intermediate EF Russian edition

The Ironing Man Level 3 Lower Intermediate EF Russian edition

Author: Colin Campbell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/08/2008

Modern, original fiction for learners of English. A young man appears at the door and seems to be the answer to Marina's wishes. She and her husband Tom have moved from London to a quiet village, and Marina is bored with her life, as it seems she does nothing but housework. One day she wishes for somebody to help with the ironing, and the 'ironing man' appears. Not only does he help Marina with the housework, but he also helps Tom realise just how important Marina is to him.

What a Lottery! Starter/Beginner EF Russian edition

What a Lottery! Starter/Beginner EF Russian edition

Author: Colin Campbell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/08/2008

Modern, original fiction for learners of English. Rick Drummond is a music lover without a job who dreams of making it big in the world of music. The people around him think he's just a dreamer, or a loser. When his wife walks out on him it seems the real world is falling around him. But then his luck changes when he wins the lottery. Is this really a change of fortune for Rick or is he about to lose again?

But Was It Murder? Level 4 Intermediate EF Russian edition

But Was It Murder? Level 4 Intermediate EF Russian edition

Author: Jania Barrell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/08/2008

Modern, original fiction for learners of English. Alex Forley had everything: good looks, money, a beautiful house in London, an attractive girlfriend and a close group of friends. But now he is dead - an apparent case of suicide. Detective Inspector Rod Eliot isn't sure Alex killed himself and he wants the answers to two simple questions. Was it murder? And if so, who did it?

Inspector Logan Level 1 Beginner/Elementary EF Russian edition

Inspector Logan Level 1 Beginner/Elementary EF Russian edition

Author: Richard MacAndrew Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/08/2008

Modern, original fiction for learners of English. A missing woman and a dead body welcome Inspector Jenny Logan to her new job with the Edinburgh police. Logan questions the husband of the dead woman and a local doctor about the murder, but can she believe what they say? Then, a piece of jewellery leads Logan to the killer.

Two Lives Level 3 Lower Intermediate EF Russian edition

Two Lives Level 3 Lower Intermediate EF Russian edition

Author: Helen Naylor Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/08/2008

Modern, original fiction for learners of English. In a small Welsh village Megan and Huw fall in love. But then a tragic accident changes Huw's life and he must move abroad. Fifty years later, Huw and Megan finally meet again. Both their lives have changed and Megan is about to get married. Can Huw convince her that their love is still strong?

The Fruitcake Special and Other Stories Level 4 Intermediate EF Russian edition

The Fruitcake Special and Other Stories Level 4 Intermediate EF Russian edition

Author: Frank Brennan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/08/2008

Modern, original fiction for learners of English. Five entertaining stories about the power of discovery set in countries across the globe. A perfume made from some very unusual ingredients becomes more effective than expected. A remarkable change in a woman's life leaves her family to make a decision. The secret and danger of high intelligence are revealed to a university student. A teacher discovers a way of making time stand still. And a book tells a young manager more than he wants to know.

Nelson's Dream Level 6

Nelson's Dream Level 6

Author: Julia Newsome Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/05/2008

Award-winning original fiction for learners of English. At seven levels, from Starter to Advanced, this impressive selection of carefully graded readers offers exciting reading for every student's capabilities. Nelson Mbizi returns to his home in southern Africa after studying in Britain. When he tries to help a family of orphans he meets Viki, a South African TV presenter. The story of Nelson and Viki's relationship is told against a background of HIV/AIDS and government corruption on the one hand, and great good humour and wonderful music on the other. Paperback-only version. Also available with Audio CDs including complete text recordings from the book.

One Day Level 2

One Day Level 2

Author: Helen Naylor Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 24/04/2008

Award-winning original fiction for learners of English. At seven levels, from Starter to Advanced, this impressive selection of carefully graded readers offers exciting reading for every student's capabilities. It was just a normal Friday evening in Moreland Road. Jason was listening to his iPod and couldn't hear his mother shouting. Nina wasn't sure how to tell her husband about her news. Maggie smiled as she thought about her holiday romance in Chile. Sam looked worried - money trouble again. Then that evening something happened which changed all of their lives. Paperback-only version. Also available with Audio CD including complete text recordings from the book.

Love in the Lakes Level 4

Love in the Lakes Level 4

Author: Penny Hancock Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/04/2008

Award-winning original fiction for learners of English. At seven levels, from Starter to Advanced, this impressive selection of carefully graded readers offers exciting reading for every student's capabilities. On holiday in the Lake District with her new jet-skiing boyfriend, Nick, Laura meets the local vet, Robert. Robert dislikes both Laura and Nick on sight. However, Laura soon discovers why Robert hates people from the city. Slowly Laura and Robert get to know each other better, and she soon has to make a choice: Nick or Robert? Paperback-only version. Also available with Audio CDs including complete text recordings from the book.

The Girl at the Window Starter/Beginner

The Girl at the Window Starter/Beginner

Author: Antoinette Moses Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/06/2007

Award-winning original fiction for learners of English. At seven levels, from Starter to Advanced, this impressive selection of carefully graded readers offers exciting reading for every student's capabilities. For Grace, a ghost in a haunted house, the arrival of a young mother with a baby stirs memories of the man and the child she lost so many years before. But then danger threatens the baby girl and Grace must act decisively. Paperback-only version. Also available with Audio CD including complete text recordings from the book.

A Death in Oxford Starter/Beginner

A Death in Oxford Starter/Beginner

Author: Richard MacAndrew Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/06/2007

Award-winning original fiction for learners of English. At seven levels, from Starter to Advanced, this impressive selection of carefully graded readers offers exciting reading for every student's capabilities. When Dr Leighton is murdered Inspector Frank Williams and Sergeant Kate Miller set out to track down her killer. Was it her husband, her son or her colleague? All had reasons to hate her but which one killed her?

Three Tomorrows Level 1 Beginner/Elementary

Three Tomorrows Level 1 Beginner/Elementary

Author: Frank Brennan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/01/2007

Award-winning original fiction for learners of English. At seven levels, from Starter to Advanced, this impressive selection of carefully graded readers offers exciting reading for every student's capabilities. Three stories to make you think, set in the near future, 100 years and 1500 years from now. The end of spam - a curse or a blessing? Are people robots? What happens to the last brain in the world? Paperback-only version. Also available with Audio CD including complete text recordings from the book.

Dead Cold Level 2

Dead Cold Level 2

Author: Sue Leather Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/01/2007

Award-winning original fiction for learners of English. At seven levels, from Starter to Advanced, this impressive selection of carefully graded readers offers exciting reading for every student's capabilities. A dead girl in a swimming pool in Pine Crest, USA. She's Janine, a 23-year-old student who wanted to write for a newspaper. Detective Flick Laine has to find the killer. But first she must find out the big story Janine was working on before her death. Paperback-only version. Also available with Audio CDs including complete text recordings from the book.

Strong Medicine Level 3

Strong Medicine Level 3

Author: Richard MacAndrew Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/01/2007

Award-winning original fiction for learners of English. At seven levels, from Starter to Advanced, this impressive selection of carefully graded readers offers exciting reading for every student's capabilities. Dr Mark Latto travels to California USA to learn about an alternative medical treatment from Deborah Spencer. But on arrival he finds that Deborah has died and the book she was writing about the treatment has vanished. The police don't suspect murder but Mark does. Paperback-only version. Also available with Audio CDs including complete text recordings from the book.

The Penang File Starter/Beginner

The Penang File Starter/Beginner

Author: Richard MacAndrew Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/06/2006

Award-winning original fiction for learners of English. At seven levels, from Starter to Advanced, this impressive selection of carefully graded readers offers exciting reading for every student's capabilities. Secret agent Ian Munro is despatched to Penang to stop an assassination attempt on the Prince (a member of the British royal family, who is there on a state visit). Munro tracks down the paid assassin, identifies where and how the 'hit' will take place, but can he foil the assassination attempt in time? Paperback-only version. Also available with Audio CD including complete text recordings from the book.

Let Me Out! Starter/Beginner

Let Me Out! Starter/Beginner

Author: Antoinette Moses Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/06/2006

Award-winning original fiction for learners of English. At seven levels, from Starter to Advanced, this impressive selection of carefully graded readers offers exciting reading for every student's capabilities. Nolan is a robot, created by a lonely electronics expert, John, to run his home, cook and do the ironing. But Nolan is not content; he wants to be human. When he realizes that this is not possible, he turns against John, who finds there is no escape from his malevolence. Paperback-only version. Also available with Audio CD with complete text recordings from the book.

What a Lottery! Starter/Beginner

What a Lottery! Starter/Beginner

Author: Colin Campbell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/06/2006

Award-winning original fiction for learners of English. At seven levels, from Starter to Advanced, this impressive selection of carefully graded readers offers exciting reading for every student's capabilities. Rick Drummond is a music lover without a job who dreams of making it big in the world of music. The people around him think he's just a dreamer, or a loser. When his wife walks out on him it seems the real world is falling around him. But then his luck changes when he wins the lottery. Is this really a change of fortune for Rick or is he about to lose again? Paperback-only version. Also available with Audio CD including complete text recordings from the book.

Dirty Money Starter/Beginner

Dirty Money Starter/Beginner

Author: Sue Leather Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/06/2006

Award-winning original fiction for learners of English. At seven levels, from Starter to Advanced, this impressive selection of carefully graded readers offers exciting reading for every student's capabilities. Joe lives in Canada, in a beautiful, quiet place. His peace is interrupted one day by the noise of bulldozers excavating near his house. He is told that it's a diamond mine. Joe is a journalist for a local newspaper and his neighbours soon come to ask him to write about the awful noise and destruction. Joe becomes suspicious when his boss won't let him write about it. He starts to investigate the mine, but gets himself in harm's way. Paperback-only version. Also available with Audio CD with complete text recordings from the book.

Don't Stop Now! Level 1

Don't Stop Now! Level 1

Author: Philip Prowse Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/10/2005

Award-winning original fiction for learners of English. At seven levels, from Starter to Advanced, this impressive selection of carefully graded readers offers exciting reading for every student's capabilities. A brick smashes the window of a family-run Internet cafe in central London. A message comes with it: Don't Stop Now! . Matt, a frequent visitor to the cafe, offers to help Kate and her family. But Kate's father won't tell Matt what the message means. What is Kate's family secret? And who are the men ready to do anything to stop Matt finding out? Paperback-only version. Also available with Audio CD including complete text recordings from the book.

Circle Games Level 2

Circle Games Level 2

Author: Frank Brennan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/10/2005

Award-winning original fiction for learners of English. At seven levels, from Starter to Advanced, this impressive selection of carefully graded readers offers exciting reading for every student's capabilities. United by the theme of the circle, these stories are set in the UK, the USA and Singapore. From the discovery by a student archaeologist of a mysterious silver disc with strange properties to the heart-warming story of the rescue of a dangerously ill child by a poor tri-shaw driver, this collection of five stories is both amusing and thought provoking. Paperback-only version. Also available with Audio CDs including complete text recordings from the book.

Hotel Casanova Level 1

Hotel Casanova Level 1

Author: Sue Leather Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/10/2005

Award-winning original fiction for learners of English. At seven levels, from Starter to Advanced, this impressive selection of carefully graded readers offers exciting reading for every student's capabilities. Life and death in Venice. A young man and a beautiful woman meet and fall in love in the most romantic city in the world. She makes his dreams come true, but what does the future hold for them and what price must they pay for their happiness? Paperback-only version. Also available with Audio CD including complete text recordings from the book.

Within High Fences Level 2

Within High Fences Level 2

Author: Penny Hancock Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/06/2005

Award-winning original fiction for learners of English. At seven levels, from Starter to Advanced, this impressive selection of carefully graded readers offers exciting reading for every student's capabilities. Nancy is a security guard at a detention centre for asylum seekers and refugees who have come to Britain to escape persecution in their own countries. Nancy thinks she has everything: a comfortable house, nice furniture, a boyfriend and a beautiful Rolex watch. Then she falls in love with George, an asylum seeker who has nothing, and her world changes completely. Paperback-only version. Also available with Audio CD including complete text recordings from the book.

Next Door to Love Level 1

Next Door to Love Level 1

Author: Margaret Johnson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/06/2005

Award-winning original fiction for learners of English. At seven levels, from Starter to Advanced, this impressive selection of carefully graded readers offers exciting reading for every student's capabilities. Stella is curious about her attractive new London neighbour, Tony. She gradually gets to know Tony - and also his young daughter, Daisy. But Stella and Tony's growing relationship is threatened when Tony's ex-wife makes plans to move away with Daisy. How can Tony keep Daisy? And how can Stella keep Tony? Paperback-only version. Also available with Audio CD including complete text recordings from the book.

Blood Diamonds Level 1

Blood Diamonds Level 1

Author: Richard MacAndrew Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/06/2005

Award-winning original fiction for learners of English. At seven levels, from Starter to Advanced, this impressive selection of carefully graded readers offers exciting reading for every student's capabilities. Diamonds smuggled from the bloody civil-war zones of Africa and traded illegally for weapons are known as 'blood diamonds'. London journalists Harley Kirkpatrick and Annie Shepherd sense the scoop of a lifetime when they try to trap a deal in the diamonds. But who is trapping who and are the people involved what they seem? Paperback-only version. Also available with Audio CD including complete text recordings from the book.

A Tangled Web Level 5

A Tangled Web Level 5

Author: Alan Maley Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/08/2004

Award-winning original fiction for learners of English. At seven levels, from Starter to Advanced, this impressive selection of carefully graded readers offers exciting reading for every student's capabilities. Dan Combes is a former MI6 agent living peacefully in France. After being attacked by a former colleague, he realises his relationship with the British Secret Service has not yet finished. He believes the attack is linked to his roles in Berlin and Central America. But that was years ago so why do they want him dead now? Dan returns to England and confronts his difficult past - a web of lies and deceit that he knows must end.Paperback-only version. Also available with Audio CDs including complete text recordings from the book. Contains adult material.

The Way Home Level 6

The Way Home Level 6

Author: Sue Leather Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 17/06/2004

Award-winning original fiction for learners of English. At seven levels, from Starter to Advanced, this impressive selection of carefully graded readers offers exciting reading for every student's capabilities. Seven journeys which change lives for ever. A New York fashion buyer returns to her English home. A successful author meets an old friend. A reporter travels to an execution. A lorry driver gives an escaped prisoner a lift. A taxi driver picks up 'Bruce Lee'. A man's love for a tram driver leads him to follow her. And four strangers meet at a motel for the first and last time.Paperback-only version. Also available with Audio CDs including complete text recordings from the book. Contains adult material that may not be suitable for younger readers.

Apollo's Gold Cruilla Edition

Apollo's Gold Cruilla Edition

Author: Antoinette Moses Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 31/03/2004

High Life, Low Life SM Edition

High Life, Low Life SM Edition

Author: Alan Battersby Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 31/03/2004

Different Worlds Cruilla Edition

Different Worlds Cruilla Edition

Author: Margaret Johnson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 31/03/2004

The Fruitcake Special Cruilla Edition

The Fruitcake Special Cruilla Edition

Author: Frank Brennan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 31/03/2004

The Beast Cruilla Edition

The Beast Cruilla Edition

Author: Carolyn Walker Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 31/03/2004

The Double Bass Mystery Cruilla Edition

The Double Bass Mystery Cruilla Edition

Author: Jeremy Harmer Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 31/03/2004

But Was it Murder? SM Edition

But Was it Murder? SM Edition

Author: Jania Barrell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 31/03/2004

A Puzzle for Logan SM Edition

A Puzzle for Logan SM Edition

Author: Richard MacAndrew Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 31/03/2004

Inspector Logan Cruilla Edition

Inspector Logan Cruilla Edition

Author: Richard MacAndrew Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 31/03/2004

A Puzzle for Logan Cruilla Edition

A Puzzle for Logan Cruilla Edition

Author: Richard MacAndrew Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 31/03/2004

The Beast SM Edition

The Beast SM Edition

Author: Carolyn Walker Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 31/03/2004

The Big Picture SM Edition

The Big Picture SM Edition

Author: Sue Leather Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 31/03/2004

The Fruitcake Special SM Edition

The Fruitcake Special SM Edition

Author: Frank Brennan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 31/03/2004

Just Like a Movie SM Edition

Just Like a Movie SM Edition

Author: Sue Leather Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 31/03/2004

Staying Together SM Edition

Staying Together SM Edition

Author: Judith Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 31/03/2004

The House by the Sea SM Edition

The House by the Sea SM Edition

Author: Patricia Aspinall Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 31/03/2004

Inspector Logan SM Edition

Inspector Logan SM Edition

Author: Richard MacAndrew Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 31/03/2004

The Lahti File SM Edition

The Lahti File SM Edition

Author: Richard MacAndrew Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 31/03/2004

Bad Love SM Edition

Bad Love SM Edition

Author: Sue Leather Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 31/03/2004

Different Worlds SM Edition

Different Worlds SM Edition

Author: Margaret Johnson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 31/03/2004

Help! SM Edition

Help! SM Edition

Author: Philip Prowse Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 31/03/2004

A Matter of Chance SM Edition

A Matter of Chance SM Edition

Author: David A. Hill Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 31/03/2004

The Double Bass Mystery SM Edition

The Double Bass Mystery SM Edition

Author: Jeremy Harmer Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 31/03/2004

But Was it Murder? Cruilla Edition

But Was it Murder? Cruilla Edition

Author: Jania Barrell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 31/03/2004

A Matter of Chance Cruilla Edition

A Matter of Chance Cruilla Edition

Author: David A. Hill Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 31/03/2004

Logan's Choice Cruilla Edition

Logan's Choice Cruilla Edition

Author: Richard MacAndrew Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 31/03/2004

Bad Love Cruilla Edition

Bad Love Cruilla Edition

Author: Sue Leather Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 31/03/2004

The Big Picture Cruilla Edition

The Big Picture Cruilla Edition

Author: Sue Leather Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 31/03/2004

Just Like a Movie Cruilla Edition

Just Like a Movie Cruilla Edition

Author: Sue Leather Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 31/03/2004

A Picture to Remember Cruilla Edition

A Picture to Remember Cruilla Edition

Author: Sarah Scott-Malden Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 31/03/2004

The House by the Sea Cruilla Edition

The House by the Sea Cruilla Edition

Author: Patricia Aspinall Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 31/03/2004

The Lahti File Cruilla Edition

The Lahti File Cruilla Edition

Author: Richard MacAndrew Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 31/03/2004

Help! Cruilla Edition

Help! Cruilla Edition

Author: Philip Prowse Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 31/03/2004

High Life, Low Life Cruilla Edition

High Life, Low Life Cruilla Edition

Author: Alan Battersby Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 31/03/2004

Logan's Choice SM Edition

Logan's Choice SM Edition

Author: Richard MacAndrew Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 31/03/2004

Two Lives SM Edition

Two Lives SM Edition

Author: Helen Naylor Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 31/03/2004

Apollo's Gold SM Edition

Apollo's Gold SM Edition

Author: Antoinette Moses Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 31/03/2004

Two Lives Cruilla Edition

Two Lives Cruilla Edition

Author: Helen Naylor Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 24/03/2004

Staying Together Cruilla Edition

Staying Together Cruilla Edition

Author: Judith Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 24/03/2004

A Picture to Remember SM Edition

A Picture to Remember SM Edition

Author: Sarah Scott-Malden Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 17/03/2004

Parallel Level 1 Beginner/Elementary

Parallel Level 1 Beginner/Elementary

Author: Colin Campbell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/02/2004

Award-winning original fiction for learners of English. At seven levels, from Starter to Advanced, this impressive selection of carefully graded readers offers exciting reading for every student's capabilities. Max Holland, an assassin for hire, receives a lucrative offer from a mysterious man. But the man's instructions are rather strange and Max isn't sure whether to believe him. It is the start of a job that leads Max to a very unusual place - a world where Max makes a life-changing decision. Paperback-only version. Also available with Audio CD including complete text recordings from the book.

The Sugar Glider Level 5

The Sugar Glider Level 5

Author: Rod Nielsen Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/11/2003

Award-winning original fiction for learners of English. At seven levels, from Starter to Advanced, this impressive selection of carefully graded readers offers exciting reading for every student's capabilities. Pilot Don Radcliffe returns to Australia hoping to rescue a failed marriage and to spend more time with his daughter, Judy. But a routine cargo flight in an old DC4 airplane turns into tragedy when the plane crashes in the Australian Outback killing the co-pilot. Don and Judy's chances of survival seem slim as they struggle against sabotage, unscrupulous businessmen and the inhospitable landscape. Paperback-only version. Also available with Audio CDs including complete text recordings from the book.

This Time it's Personal Level 6

This Time it's Personal Level 6

Author: Alan Battersby Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 16/10/2003

Award-winning original fiction for learners of English. At seven levels, from Starter to Advanced, this impressive selection of carefully graded readers offers exciting reading for every student's capabilities. Crime becomes personal for New York private investigator Nathan Marley as he tries to prove the innocence of murder suspect Jose - a member of his assistant Stella's family. As unidentified bodies are washed up on a beach, the search for proof takes him into the heart of the New York Russian American community. Marley must work quickly to save Jose and find the real criminals. Paperback-only version. Also available with Audio CDs including complete text recordings from the book.

Murder Maker Level 6

Murder Maker Level 6

Author: Margaret Johnson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/09/2003

Award-winning original fiction for learners of English. At seven levels, from Starter to Advanced, this impressive selection of carefully graded readers offers exciting reading for every student's capabilities. After being jilted by her lover, Carla is devastated and intends to seek revenge. She joins a self-help group for people in similar situations and there she meets three women who have been betrayed or abandoned by their husbands. Carla decides to rehearse her revenge on these men and starts by buying a ticket to Cuba.Paperback-only version. Also available with Audio CDs including complete text recordings from the book. Contains adult material that may not be suitable for younger readers.

Eye of the Storm Level 3

Eye of the Storm Level 3

Author: Mandy Loader Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 22/09/2003

Award-winning original fiction for learners of English. At seven levels, from Starter to Advanced, this impressive selection of carefully graded readers offers exciting reading for every student's capabilities. A hurricane is tearing across the Atlantic from the west coast of Africa towards America. As the hurricane passes through the Caribbean, it destroys everything in its path. In Florida, a man is out in a fishing boat, unaware of the approaching disaster. His daughter, Ikemi, and her boyfriend must confront the hurricane in a desperate attempt to reach her father before it's too late. Paperback-only version. Also available with Audio CDs including complete text recordings from the book.

The University Murders Level 4

The University Murders Level 4

Author: Richard MacAndrew Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/09/2003

Award-winning original fiction for learners of English. At seven levels, from Starter to Advanced, this impressive selection of carefully graded readers offers exciting reading for every student's capabilities. Billy Marr, a local misfit, claims he has murdered someone in an Edinburgh park. Inspector Logan and Sergeant Grant don't believe him - Billy has lied many times in the past about crimes he hasn't committed. But then a young woman is found dead in the park. Soon there is another body. Perhaps Billy is not so innocent after all. Paperback-only version. Also available with Audio CDs including complete text recordings from the book.

Different Worlds Level 2

Different Worlds Level 2

Author: Margaret Johnson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/09/2003

Award-winning original fiction for learners of English. At seven levels, from Starter to Advanced, this impressive selection of carefully graded readers offers exciting reading for every student's capabilities. Sam is like any other teenage girl except that she was born deaf. She meets Jim, falls in love and feels happier than ever before. Then one day Jim's jealous ex-girlfriend reveals a secret. Sam is left wondering if she really knows Jim at all. For their love to grow Jim must show her that their worlds are not too different. Paperback-only version. Also available with Audio CD including complete text recordings from the book.

The Lahti File Level 3

The Lahti File Level 3

Author: Richard MacAndrew Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/04/2003

Award-winning original fiction for learners of English. At seven levels, from Starter to Advanced, this impressive selection of carefully graded readers offers exciting reading for every student's capabilities. Hundreds of dead fish, some unexplained deaths and a birdless town. Three newspaper reports from Finland attract interest from the British secret service. 'Foreign Executive' Ian Munro is sent to Lahti to investigate. But when his first contact is killed in front of him, Munro realises that someone knows why he is there... and that they will do anything to protect their secret.Paperback-only version. Also available with Audio CDs including complete text recordings from the book. Contains adult material which may not be suitable for younger readers.

Inspector Logan Level 1

Inspector Logan Level 1

Author: Richard MacAndrew Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/01/2003

Award-winning original fiction for learners of English. At seven levels, from Starter to Advanced, this impressive selection of carefully graded readers offers exciting reading for every student's capabilities. A missing woman and a dead body welcome Inspector Jenny Logan to her new job with the Edinburgh police. Logan questions the husband of the dead woman and a local doctor about the murder, but can she believe what they say? Then, a piece of jewellery leads Logan to the killer. Paperback-only version. Also available with Audio CD including complete text recordings from the book.

Jungle Love Level 5

Jungle Love Level 5

Author: Margaret Johnson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 22/08/2002

Award-winning original fiction for learners of English. At seven levels, from Starter to Advanced, this impressive selection of carefully graded readers offers exciting reading for every student's capabilities. On an adventure holiday in the Caribbean, Lisa and Jennifer are sharing a room. They are very different people and do not get on. However, they do have something in common: they are both attracted to Ian. And Ian likes both of them. But what about Ian's girlfriend, Caroline? And then there's Pete and of course, Gary... Paperback-only version. Also available with Audio CDs including complete text recordings from the book.

Frozen Pizza and Other Slices of Life Level 6

Frozen Pizza and Other Slices of Life Level 6

Author: Antoinette Moses Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/04/2002

Award-winning original fiction for learners of English. At seven levels, from Starter to Advanced, this impressive selection of carefully graded readers offers exciting reading for every student's capabilities. A collection of stories that offer eight slices of life in England today. The themes covered include British eating habits, the media, inner-city problems, immigration, football hooliganism, student life, leisure activities and the countryside. Well-observed, lively and amusing, these stories provide a fascinating picture of the country at the start of a new century. Paperback-only version. Also available with Audio CDs including complete text recordings from the book.

How I Met Myself Level 3

How I Met Myself Level 3

Author: David A. Hill Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/11/2001

Award-winning original fiction for learners of English. At seven levels, from Starter to Advanced, this impressive selection of carefully graded readers offers exciting reading for every student's capabilities. One icy winter's evening in Budapest, John Taylor is on his way home from the office when a man runs into him and knocks him over. The man turns to say sorry and John is amazed at what he sees: the man is John's double. The double rushes away but leaves no footprints in the snow. Over the next year it becomes clear to John that the meeting was no accident and that his double has a very important message to give him. Paperback-only version. Also available with Audio CDs including complete text recordings from the book.

The Beast Level 3

The Beast Level 3

Author: Carolyn Walker Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 18/10/2001

Award-winning original fiction for learners of English. At seven levels, from Starter to Advanced, this impressive selection of carefully graded readers offers exciting reading for every student's capabilities. Talk in the local pub is of strange deaths of sheep and rumours of the return of the legendary Beast of Brynmawr. Susie and Charlie are taking a break from work in London and renting a cottage in Brynmawr, where events grow stranger and stranger until it becomes clear that it is Susie the beast wants.Paperback-only version. Also available with Audio CDs including complete text recordings from the book. Contains adult material which may not be suitable for younger readers.

Windows of the Mind Level 5

Windows of the Mind Level 5

Author: Frank Brennan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 18/10/2001

Award-winning original fiction for learners of English. At seven levels, from Starter to Advanced, this impressive selection of carefully graded readers offers exciting reading for every student's capabilities. Five stories about the senses: Arlo hates noise and has a plan to bring the world silence. Gopal uses smell to protect the memory of his sister. Journalist Kathy uses her blindness to get a clear picture of human characters. Daniel has a tongue that earns him a living but could also be his downfall. And Jamie learns to balance the benefits of t'ai chi in his search for health and happiness. Paperback-only version. Also available with Audio CDs including complete text recordings from the book.

A Puzzle for Logan Level 3

A Puzzle for Logan Level 3

Author: Richard MacAndrew Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 18/10/2001

Award-winning original fiction for learners of English. At seven levels, from Starter to Advanced, this impressive selection of carefully graded readers offers exciting reading for every student's capabilities. Ronnie Campbell has escaped from prison and Morag Mackenzie has been found murdered. Seven years ago Morag gave evidence in an Edinburgh court that sent Ronnie to prison for murder. Inspector Logan is not sure this case is as straightforward as it seems. She returns to the original crime scene in order to find out the truth. Paperback-only version. Also available with Audio CDs including complete text recordings from the book.

High Life, Low Life Level 4

High Life, Low Life Level 4

Author: Alan Battersby Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/10/2001

Award-winning original fiction for learners of English. At seven levels, from Starter to Advanced, this impressive selection of carefully graded readers offers exciting reading for every student's capabilities. A story of jealousy, estrangement and murder. Private Investigator Nathan Marley is hired by a homeless woman to find her missing son. At the same time Marley embarks on a strange relationship with a rich eccentric widow. The poorest and richest of New York are brought together in this thriller from the American detective series. Paperback-only version. Also available with Audio CDs including complete text recordings from the book.

Two Lives Level 3

Two Lives Level 3

Author: Helen Naylor Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 22/03/2001

Award-winning original fiction for learners of English. At seven levels, from Starter to Advanced, this impressive selection of carefully graded readers offers exciting reading for every student's capabilities. In a small Welsh village Megan and Huw fall in love. But then a tragic accident changes Huw's life and he must move abroad. Fifty years later, Huw and Megan finally meet again. Both their lives have changed and Megan is about to get married. Can Huw convince her that their love is still strong?Paperback-only version. Also available with Audio CDs including complete text recordings from the book. Contains adult material which may not be suitable for younger readers.

Staying Together Level 4

Staying Together Level 4

Author: Judith Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 22/03/2001

Award-winning original fiction for learners of English. At seven levels, from Starter to Advanced, this impressive selection of carefully graded readers offers exciting reading for every student's capabilities. Ikuko goes to England to study English, promising her boyfriend Hiroshi she will return to Japan to marry him. However, in Birmingham Ikuko discovers a whole new world and falls in love with another overseas student. Ikuko's journey across the world not only teaches her about different ways of life but also becomes a voyage of self-discovery. Paperback-only version. Also available with Audio CDs including complete text recordings from the book.

The Amsterdam Connection Level 4

The Amsterdam Connection Level 4

Author: Sue Leather Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 22/02/2001

Award-winning original fiction for learners of English. At seven levels, from Starter to Advanced, this impressive selection of carefully graded readers offers exciting reading for every student's capabilities. Journalist Kate Jensen is shocked when her friend Max is found murdered in Amsterdam. She goes there to search for her friend's killer and starts asking questions at the football club he owned. It soon becomes clear that someone doesn't want her to get any answers and Kate discovers that football can be a very dangerous game indeed.Paperback-only version. Also available with Audio CDs including complete text recordings from the book. Contains adult material which may not be suitable for younger readers.

The Big Picture Level 1 Beginner/Elementary

The Big Picture Level 1 Beginner/Elementary

Author: Sue Leather Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 22/02/2001

Award-winning original fiction for learners of English. At seven levels, from Starter to Advanced, this impressive selection of carefully graded readers offers exciting reading for every student's capabilities. The right place at the right time? Photographer Ken Harada thinks so when he gets a fantastic photo of a famous sumo star who is visiting Tokyo. However, it becomes clear that somebody wants that photo badly and will do anything to get it. Life suddenly becomes very dangerous for Ken and when he develops the photo he realises why. Paperback-only version. Also available with Audio CD including complete text recordings from the book.

East 43rd Street Level 5

East 43rd Street Level 5

Author: Alan Battersby Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 18/01/2001

Award-winning original fiction for learners of English. At seven levels, from Starter to Advanced, this impressive selection of carefully graded readers offers exciting reading for every student's capabilities. It's Christmas in New York and Private Investigator Nathan Marley is hired by a rich attractive woman to reclaim a briefcase of jewellery from a locker at Grand Central station. Marley is right not to trust the woman and soon finds himself involved in a case of criminal activity involving fraud, computer hacking and kidnap. Paperback-only version. Also available with Audio CDs including complete text recordings from the book.

A Love for Life Level 6

A Love for Life Level 6

Author: Penny Hancock Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/01/2001

Award-winning original fiction for learners of English. At seven levels, from Starter to Advanced, this impressive selection of carefully graded readers offers exciting reading for every student's capabilities. In Cambridge, Fanella bravely faces the challenge of adopting a child alone after her partner leaves her. Fanella and five-year-old Ellie get off to a rocky start, but Fanella patiently steers their relationship on to more solid ground. Meanwhile, her relationship with Rod, Ellie's teacher and a married man, is a little more complicated. Paperback-only version. Also available with Audio CDs including complete text recordings from the book.

Jojo's Story Level 2

Jojo's Story Level 2

Author: Antoinette Moses Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/12/2000

Award-winning original fiction for learners of English. At seven levels, from Starter to Advanced, this impressive selection of carefully graded readers offers exciting reading for every student's capabilities. Jojo is playing in the fields when soldiers come and kill everyone in his village. With the help of Chris, a British journalist, and his memories, Jojo struggles to come to terms with the loss of his family and friends. Jojo's journey across his war-torn country leads him to self-discovery and a decision that will change his life for ever. Paperback-only version. Also available with Audio CD including complete text recordings from the book.

Logan's Choice Level 2

Logan's Choice Level 2

Author: Richard MacAndrew Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/12/2000

Award-winning original fiction for learners of English. At seven levels, from Starter to Advanced, this impressive selection of carefully graded readers offers exciting reading for every student's capabilities. When Edinburgh restaurant owner Alex Maclennan is found dead in his bathroom, Inspector Jenny Logan is called in to investigate. At first his death looks like an accident but Logan begins to think it could be murder. Does his wife, his brother-in-law or his friend know more about his death than they will admit? Logan uncovers the truth about Alex's business affairs and personal life, and devises a plan to catch the killer. Paperback-only version. Also available with Audio CD including complete text recordings from the book.

The Man from Nowhere Level 2

The Man from Nowhere Level 2

Author: Bernard Smith Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/06/2000

Award-winning original fiction for learners of English. At seven levels, from Starter to Advanced, this impressive selection of carefully graded readers offers exciting reading for every student's capabilities. A plane crashes in the middle of the desert in Oman leaving a pilot and his family hurt and stranded. The pilot begins a journey across the desert to get help but collapses from exhaustion. He is found and taken to a nearby hospital but he is unconscious and no one has any idea who he is or where he has come from. Meanwhile time is running out for his wife and son who are waiting in the desert for help to arrive. Contains adult content.Paperback-only version. Also available with Audio CD including complete text recordings from the book.

The Fruitcake Special and Other Stories Level 4

The Fruitcake Special and Other Stories Level 4

Author: Frank Brennan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/06/2000

Award-winning original fiction for learners of English. At seven levels, from Starter to Advanced, this impressive selection of carefully graded readers offers exciting reading for every student's capabilities. Five entertaining stories about the power of discovery set in countries across the globe. A perfume made from some very unusual ingredients becomes more effective than expected. A remarkable change in a woman's life leaves her family to make a decision. The secret and danger of high intelligence are revealed to a university student. A teacher discovers a way of making time stand still. And a book tells a young manager more than he wants to know. Paperback-only version. Also available with Audio CDs including complete text recordings from the book.

Just Like a Movie Level 1

Just Like a Movie Level 1

Author: Sue Leather Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/06/2000

Award-winning original fiction for learners of English. At seven levels, from Starter to Advanced, this impressive selection of carefully graded readers offers exciting reading for every student's capabilities. Brad and his girlfriend Gina love the movies and go every Saturday night. They want to get married but haven't got much money. Then one day, Brad gets an idea from a movie about how to make a lot of money - an idea that involves murder. But Brad's plan doesn't go quite as he hoped and he discovers that real life doesn't always have a happy ending. Paperback-only version. Also available with Audio CD including complete text recordings from the book.

But Was it Murder? Level 4

But Was it Murder? Level 4

Author: Jania Barrell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/06/2000

Award-winning original fiction for learners of English. At seven levels, from Starter to Advanced, this impressive selection of carefully graded readers offers exciting reading for every student's capabilities. Alex Forley had everything: good looks, money, a beautiful house in London, an attractive girlfriend and a close group of friends. But now he is dead - an apparent case of suicide. Detective Inspector Rod Eliot isn't sure Alex killed himself and he wants the answers to two simple questions. Was it murder? And if so, who did it? Paperback-only version. Also available with Audio CDs including complete text recordings from the book.

All I Want Level 5

All I Want Level 5

Author: Margaret Johnson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/06/2000

Award-winning original fiction for learners of English. At seven levels, from Starter to Advanced, this impressive selection of carefully graded readers offers exciting reading for every student's capabilities. Alex is a thirty-year-old art gallery assistant and hopelessly in love with her boss, Brad. Then, an incident at the gallery means they have to spend a few days at Brad's country house. This is Alex's opportunity to impress but nothing seems to go the way she planned. A surprise guest and a Christmas party help Alex to discover what she really, really wants. Paperback-only version. Also available with Audio CDs including complete text recordings from the book.

A Picture to Remember Level 2

A Picture to Remember Level 2

Author: Sarah Scott-Malden Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 17/02/2000

Award-winning original fiction for learners of English. At seven levels, from Starter to Advanced, this impressive selection of carefully graded readers offers exciting reading for every student's capabilities. Christina, who works in an art gallery in Buenos Aires is waiting at the traffic lights on her motorbike. She notices two men with a gun in the car next to her. Seconds later she is hit by a taxi, and wakes up in hospital with no memory of the accident or the two men. However, the men are afraid of what might happen if her memory returns and plan to make sure it never does. Paperback-only version. Also available with Audio CD including complete text recordings from the book.

Superbird Level 2

Superbird Level 2

Author: Brian Tomlinson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/12/1999

Award-winning original fiction for learners of English. At seven levels, from Starter to Advanced, this impressive selection of carefully graded readers offers exciting reading for every student's capabilities. A spaceship crashes on a strange planet. The only survivor, Mary Mount, is taken prisoner by an alien civilization. In time she is allowed to return to her old planet with some of her new friends. But when they arrive back at her home, the plan seems to have changed. And Mary doesn't receive the welcome she expects. Paperback-only version. Also available with Audio CD including complete text recordings from the book.

Apollo's Gold Level 2

Apollo's Gold Level 2

Author: Antoinette Moses Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/11/1999

Award-winning original fiction for learners of English. At seven levels, from Starter to Advanced, this impressive selection of carefully graded readers offers exciting reading for every student's capabilities. Liz teaches archaeology in Athens. She works too hard and her doctor tells her she needs to take a holiday. So she goes to the beautiful and peaceful Greek island of Sifnos. But the peace does not last long when a local man dies in suspicious circumstances. Liz ignores advice not to get involved and her relaxing holiday becomes a matter of life and death. Paperback-only version. Also available with Audio CD including complete text recordings from the book.

The House by the Sea Level 3

The House by the Sea Level 3

Author: Patricia Aspinall Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/11/1999

Award-winning original fiction for learners of English. At seven levels, from Starter to Advanced, this impressive selection of carefully graded readers offers exciting reading for every student's capabilities. Carl begins to worry when his wife Linda does not arrive for the weekend at their seaside house in the east of England. When he asks local people whether they have seen her, they appear helpful, but he soon begins to wonder whether they are hiding information from him about his missing wife. Paperback-only version. Also available with Audio CDs including complete text recordings from the book.

Deadly Harvest Level 6

Deadly Harvest Level 6

Author: Carolyn Walker Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/11/1999

Award-winning original fiction for learners of English. At seven levels, from Starter to Advanced, this impressive selection of carefully graded readers offers exciting reading for every student's capabilities. Chief Inspector Jane Honeywell is a city detective who wonders why she has moved to a sleepy country town - nothing happens in Pilton. But then the rural peace and quiet is suddenly disturbed by a horrible murder. When Jane starts the dangerous pursuit of the killer, she discovers a more terrible plan in operation. Paperback-only version. Also available with Audio CDs including complete text recordings from the book.

The Lady in White Level 4

The Lady in White Level 4

Author: Colin Campbell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/11/1999

Award-winning original fiction for learners of English. At seven levels, from Starter to Advanced, this impressive selection of carefully graded readers offers exciting reading for every student's capabilities. Is it coincidence or is he losing his mind? While researching a new programme, John, a successful television producer, comes across a story about a ghostly hitch-hiker. Soon he realises that the story of the Lady in White bears many similarities to part of his own life. Returning to London from a holiday in Ireland, John begins to ask himself some uncomfortable questions. Paperback-only version. Also available with Audio CDs including complete text recordings from the book.

A Matter of Chance Level 4

A Matter of Chance Level 4

Author: David A. Hill Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/11/1999

Award-winning original fiction for learners of English. At seven levels, from Starter to Advanced, this impressive selection of carefully graded readers offers exciting reading for every student's capabilities. Paul Morris's happy life in Italy changes when his wife dies suddenly. He develops a relationship with Sandra, a friend at work, but everything is not as it seems. How can Sandra afford such an expensive car? And why does she keep making mysterious phone calls? Soon Paul is involved in international crime and a thrilling car chase across Europe.Paperback-only version. Also available with Audio CDs including complete text recordings from the book. Contains adult material which may not be suitable for younger readers.

In the Shadow of the Mountain Level 5

In the Shadow of the Mountain Level 5

Author: Helen Naylor Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/11/1999

Award-winning original fiction for learners of English. At seven levels, from Starter to Advanced, this impressive selection of carefully graded readers offers exciting reading for every student's capabilities. A tragic love story is uncovered as journalist Clare Crowe goes to Switzerland to bring home a relative's body. Clare's grandfather has been found frozen in a glacier, 74 years after a climbing accident. Clare knows this could make an interesting story for her newspaper, but as she investigates her grandfather's last climb, she learns that the accident wasn't as simple as she had first thought. Paperback-only version. Also available with Audio CDs including complete text recordings from the book.

Just Good Friends Level 3

Just Good Friends Level 3

Author: Penny Hancock Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/11/1999

Award-winning original fiction for learners of English. At seven levels, from Starter to Advanced, this impressive selection of carefully graded readers offers exciting reading for every student's capabilities. It's Stephany and Max's first holiday together in Italy and they are staying at the flat of Stephany's friend, Carlos. Max is a little jealous of Carlos and Carlos's wife is certainly not happy to see Stephany. It becomes clear that there is more between Stephany and Carlos than just friendship and the tension rises between the two couples. As Max discovers more about Stephany's past, he begins to wonder if he really knows her at all.Paperback-only version. Also available with Audio CDs including complete text recordings from the book. Contains adult material.

He Knows Too Much Level 6

He Knows Too Much Level 6

Author: Alan Maley Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/04/1999

Award-winning original fiction for learners of English. At seven levels, from Starter to Advanced, this impressive selection of carefully graded readers offers exciting reading for every student's capabilities. An English company executive in India is dismissed after he tries to uncover corruption within his company. He returns to England where his life falls apart and his marriage breaks up. He then sets out on a one-man search for the truth behind his dismissal. He turns to the rich mystery and beauty of India and is finally forced to choose between love and revenge.Paperback-only version. Also available with Audio CDs including complete text recordings from the book. Contains adult material which may not be suitable for younger readers.

Death in the Dojo Level 5

Death in the Dojo Level 5

Author: Sue Leather Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/04/1999

Award-winning original fiction for learners of English. At seven levels, from Starter to Advanced, this impressive selection of carefully graded readers offers exciting reading for every student's capabilities. Reporter Kate Jensen investigates the death of a karate master in a 'dojo', a karate training room in London. Another death quickly follows and Kate finds herself drawn into the mystery. The trail takes her to Japan, back to London, and back in time to a crime committed over thirty years earlier. Paperback-only version. Also available with Audio CDs including complete text recordings from the book.

John Doe Level 1

John Doe Level 1

Author: Antoinette Moses Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/04/1999

Award-winning original fiction for learners of English. At seven levels, from Starter to Advanced, this impressive selection of carefully graded readers offers exciting reading for every student's capabilities. A man is found on the street, and taken to hospital. He appears unable to tell the doctor who he is, or where he comes from, but has he really lost his memory? The man is playing a dangerous game, and really knows a lot more than he is prepared to say. When he leaves the hospital, he goes to the house of the nurse who looked after him, and events take a very sinister turn. Paperback-only version. Also available with Audio CD including complete text recordings from the book.

Trumpet Voluntary Level 6

Trumpet Voluntary Level 6

Author: Jeremy Harmer Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/04/1999

Award-winning original fiction for learners of English. At seven levels, from Starter to Advanced, this impressive selection of carefully graded readers offers exciting reading for every student's capabilities. A musician disappears, leaving only a strange e-mail message. Her husband, in a desperate search to find her, revisits their shared past and has to face up to some unpleasant realities, before trying to rebuild his life. His journey of discovery takes us across the world to Poland and Rio and deep into the human heart. Paperback-only version. Also available with Audio CDs including complete text recordings from the book.

When Summer Comes Level 4

When Summer Comes Level 4

Author: Helen Naylor Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/04/1999

Award-winning original fiction for learners of English. At seven levels, from Starter to Advanced, this impressive selection of carefully graded readers offers exciting reading for every student's capabilities. A hot summer and a holiday by the sea: Stephen and Anna Martins are escaping their stressful lives in London, and taking a holiday in the south-west of England. They make friends with a local fisherman, but when Stephen is called back to London for work, Anna is left alone for a few days. And then something happens which changes their lives for ever.Paperback-only version. Also available with Audio CDs including complete text recordings from the book. Contains adult material which may not be suitable for younger readers.

Double Cross Level 3

Double Cross Level 3

Author: Philip Prowse Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/04/1999

Award-winning original fiction for learners of English. At seven levels, from Starter to Advanced, this impressive selection of carefully graded readers offers exciting reading for every student's capabilities. A politician survives an attempted assassination in Stockholm, and secret agent Monika Lundgren is instructed to find the people responsible. As she races across the world, through Finland, England, South Africa and Mozambique, she encounters a strange football team, a rock musician and a madman with dreams of world power. Paperback-only version. Also available with Audio CDs including complete text recordings from the book.

Help! Level 1

Help! Level 1

Author: Philip Prowse Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/04/1999

Award-winning original fiction for learners of English. At seven levels, from Starter to Advanced, this impressive selection of carefully graded readers offers exciting reading for every student's capabilities. A struggling writer and a computer with a mind of its own fight for control of the writer's story and destiny. When Frank Wormold buys a computer to help him with his writing, he gets a lot more help than he wants. The ensuing battle of wills between himself and the computer makes Frank realise what the important things in life really are. Paperback-only version. Also available with Audio CD including complete text recordings from the book.

The Double Bass Mystery Level 2

The Double Bass Mystery Level 2

Author: Jeremy Harmer Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/04/1999

Award-winning original fiction for learners of English. At seven levels, from Starter to Advanced, this impressive selection of carefully graded readers offers exciting reading for every student's capabilities. Penny Wade travels to Barcelona to perform in a concert with her orchestra. But the trip is not quite what she imagined. Her double bass goes missing and her boyfriend is acting very strangely. One night everyone is woken by screams and the orchestra manager is found dead on the street outside their hotel. Did he fall from the hotel window or was he pushed? And what has Penny's missing double bass got to do with it? Paperback-only version. Also available with Audio CD including complete text recordings from the book.

Nothing but the Truth Level 4

Nothing but the Truth Level 4

Author: George Kershaw Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/04/1999

Award-winning original fiction for learners of English. At seven levels, from Starter to Advanced, this impressive selection of carefully graded readers offers exciting reading for every student's capabilities. It is the start of a new school year for teenager Hu at an international school in the exciting city of Bangkok. She has a problem with one of the teachers and does not know what to do. Through an adventure in a national park, acting in a musical and the help of friends, Hu finds the courage to tell the truth. Paperback-only version. Also available with Audio CDs including complete text recordings from the book.

The Ironing Man Level 3

The Ironing Man Level 3

Author: Colin Campbell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/04/1999

Award-winning original fiction for learners of English. At seven levels, from Starter to Advanced, this impressive selection of carefully graded readers offers exciting reading for every student's capabilities. A young man appears at the door and seems to be the answer to Marina's wishes. She and her husband Tom have moved from London to a quiet village, and Marina is bored with her life, as it seems she does nothing but housework. One day she wishes for somebody to help with the ironing, and the 'ironing man' appears. Not only does he help Marina with the housework, but he also helps Tom realise just how important Marina is to him. Paperback-only version. Also available with Audio CDs including complete text recordings from the book.

Dolphin Music Level 5

Dolphin Music Level 5

Author: Antoinette Moses Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/04/1999

Award-winning original fiction for learners of English. At seven levels, from Starter to Advanced, this impressive selection of carefully graded readers offers exciting reading for every student's capabilities. It is 2051. CONTROL, the government of Europe, keeps everyone happy in a virtual reality where music made by dolphins gives exquisite pleasure. When Saul Grant, a writer, discovers the truth about the music, the illusion is shattered. He soon sets out to free the dolphins but CONTROL is aware of his actions and will stop him at any cost. Paperback-only version. Also available with Audio CDs including complete text recordings from the book.

A Day Saved

A Day Saved

Author: Peter Taylor Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/10/1979

How does a man become successful although unable to read or write? How does a woman get her final revenge on her husband? What happens when a man invites friends to a party at which he himself doesn't appear, but watches from a distance? What happens to a boy who feels fated to be a genius? These are some of the questions dealt with in the ten stories in this collection. The stories, by important modern authors, have been specially selected for advanced students of English. They are not simplified, but vocabulary explanations and notes are provided in order to help comprehension.