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The Women's Land Army takes over the Widdlington allotments for a training school, but why should this stir up trouble in the village, especially for the kids? How did the diocesan... Read more
The Women's Land Army takes over the Widdlington allotments for a training school, but why should this stir up trouble in the village, especially for the kids? How did the diocesan Bishop get involved, and even Prime Minister Winston Churchill? Who committed the midnight act of wartime sabotage? Why is Peter confronted with ghastly terror in an unlit midnight church, and why must Dummy be shut so often in the village lock-up? All turns on a secret visit to bomb-menaced London; and the vicar gets his come-uppance. "Cripes, it were a real ol' barney...!" as Jenno would say.
Peter St John is best known for his six "Gang" books about children's gangs during World II. These novels spring from adventures in an English village as an evacuee from the London Blitz. Two other novels draw on his career as a chartered engineer in aerospace research, as well as from experience within parliamentary and governmental organizations An occasional poem of his has been published. He lives in France where he is president of a cultural association.
A survey of international air piracy and airline terrorism, this volume analyzes types of hijackers, offers advice for victims, discusses the politics of governments toward hijacking and describes the need for international co-operation to counter the danger.
Within the pages of the second New Writers UK Anthology, you will discover a range of fiction for adults, covering many genres, subjects, styles and emotions. These irresistible tales are all new to the market and showcase the art of short story writing. Prepare to be surprised and entertained.
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