The Striker is the sixth novel in Clive Cussler's Isaac Bell series. It is 1902, and a bright, inexperienced young man named Isaac Bell, only two years out of his apprenticeship at the Van Dorn Detective Agency, has an urgent message for his boss. Hired to hunt for radical unionist saboteurs in the coal mines, he is witness to a terrible accident. And it begins to become clear that the trouble doesn't stop with the men he's looking for. Much bigger stakes are in play. Little does he know just how big . Given exactly one week to prove his case, Bell quickly finds himself pitted against two of the most ruthless opponents he has ever known, men of staggering ambition and cold-bloodedness . . . who are not about to let some wet-behind-the-ears detective stand in their way. In The Striker we meet Isaac Bell early in his career in an adventure that would show him just how dangerous and exciting his chosen profession would turn out to be. From the master of adventure and action and creator of the Dirk Pitt Adventure series comes The Striker, the sixth exciting installment in the Isaac Bell detective series. Following The Thief and The Race, The Striker is another nail-biting, action-packed historical thriller from Top 10 bestselling author Clive Cussler. Praise for Clive Cussler: 'Cussler is hard to beat' Daily Mail 'The guy I read' Tom Clancy 'The Adventure King' Daily Express
New York Times bestselling author Monica McCarty continues her Highland Guard series in this tenth steamy historical romance set against the sweeping backdrop of the Scottish Highlands. When Eoin MacLean decides to fight with Robert the Bruce, he knows he will earn the enmity of his new bride’s father, but he doesn’t expect Margaret MacDowell, the spirited girl he’s fallen in love with, to betray him. Blaming her—and himself for trusting her—for the disaster that led to the death of Bruce’s two brothers, Eoin cuts her out of his heart and leaves her behind with no intention of ever coming back. But when Bruce puts him in charge of conquering the troublesome southwest province of Galloway—ruled by his wife’s father—Eoin reconsiders. Especially after he learns that his treacherous wife who thinks him dead plans to remarry. That’s one wedding he has no intention of missing.
Jasper Zammit Soccer Legend 2 The Striker
The next action-packed adventure in a series about one of the most popular sports for kids in Australia - soccer. There's a new kid at Jasper's school. His name is Aamir and he can't speak English, but when Jasper remembers his grandad saying that you don't need language to play sport, he takes Aamir onto the soccer field to teach him a few tricks. Aamir already has a few of his own, and he's soon invited to join the Rovers. The trouble is, star Eastville Kings player Badger Mackenzie can't resist doing what he does best - badgering his opponent to put them off their game. This time his target is Aamir. Someone will be sent off the field with a red card - but who will it be? And will it affect the Rovers' wish of one day playing in the finals?
Thirteen-year-old Cody is aching to get back onto the pitch. Last year he had a tumor removed from his leg. Though it's a struggle, Cody tries out for the Lions and makes the team as a "super sub" -- one of eleven players who jokingly named themselves that because they're never allowed to play. Secretly Cody is relieved, since he hasn't told anyone on the team that he had cancer. But then there's a shakeup in team management and suddenly Cody and the super subs are the only players left. Cody has no choice now but to play, even if his leg does begin to hurt. At an end-of-season tournament it becomes clear that he and another player, Paulo, are close to being the perfect scoring duo. Without being aware of it, Cody has been holding himself back, striking with his left leg instead of his right. When he finally comes clean to his teammates about his disease and injury from the year before, they encourage him to trust his leg and his skill.
When bank raiders entered Rockville, Jim Storey the young blacksmith was left crippled, while eight of the townsfolk were actually killed. Storey and his Chinese friend, Tommy Pang, set out to restore peace to the town.
The Striker s Chance
Landing the PR contract for North Carolina's new soccer team could take Holly Taylor's career to the next level. Her task? Make Kepler "Killer" de Klerk, an athlete with a party-hard reputation, a star. But revamping the sexy footballer's image while battling her unwanted attraction to him is easier said than done. The car accident that derailed Kepler's European career also gave him some much-needed perspective. He's ready to give up on fame and focus on the game he loves. The last thing he needs is a headstrong brunette pushing him back into the spotlight, even if butting heads with her is the most fun he's had in ages. The more time Holly spends with Kepler, the more she sees how different he is from his tabloid persona. But when she's offered her dream job for a price, she finds herself torn between the career she's spent years building and the man she doesn't want to give up. 55,000 words
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In the shadow of the striker
A further 12 Treetops titles in Oxford Reading Tree's series of fiction with built-in progression for pupils aged 7 to 11. Specially written for children who need the support of carefully monitored language levels, the stories are accessible, motivating, and humorous. The series is organizedinto Oxford Reading Tree stages (from Stage 10 to Stage 16), with each stage introducing more complex narrative forms, including flashbacks and changes in viewpoint; descriptive writing; extended reading vocabulary; and more pages, more text, and fewer illustrations. Pack E features six new stories at Stage 15, and six stories at the new Stage 16. The Stage 16 stories are real children's novels with an increased level of challenge, up to 144 pages in length.
A witty lively novel, Being Me is the perfect companion to The Silent Striker, a feminine take on the football world. Meet Adele Vialli: 14 years old, a star footballer. With an aching heart and an impossible frenemy. She is intelligent, funny and resourceful, yet gets into fights all the time. She finds school boring compared to shoplifting, hanging out with her footballer boyfriend, Marcus from The Silent Striker, and having fun making trouble. As the weary school counsellor says: ‘there’s never a dull day with Adele’. ‘An innovative, impressive and well crafted narrative that strikes a chord for young and old alike.’ (Carol Leeming FRSA) ‘A witty, lively novel of growing up female, black, and middle class in contemporaryLondon.Adele inBeing Mesits alongside some other great non-conventional girl YA characters such as Lyra inHis Dark Materialsby Phillip Pullman, Sephy inNoughts and Crossesby Malorie Blackman, Katniss Everdeen of theHunger Gamestrilogy and the fascinating title heroine in Catherine Johnsons’ most recent novel,The Curious Tale of Lady Caraboo’ [SarahChapter blogspot]