books by Chivers North America

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Gossip from Thrush Green (Thrush Green, Book 6)
Miss Read

Chivers North America, 1992

As the early sunshine begins to warm Thrush Green, it looks as if it is going to be a golden summer. But in this apparently sleepy village, there is a flurry of activity. As Molly Curdle prepares for her new baby, rumour has it that a retirement is planned, and the village school teacher is about to make an important decision. And as Thrush Green's vicar sits down to write his sermon, he has no idea of the potential disaster which is ...


The Bulwark (New Portway Reprints)
Theodore Dreiser

Chivers North America, 1973

Book by Dreiser, Theodore


Golden Ashes (Black Dagger Crime)
Freeman Wills Crofts

Chivers North America, 1999

The new Sir Geoffrey Buller is working in an office when he unexpectedly inherits the title and Forde Manor with its collection of priceless art. Widow, Betty Stanton, takes the post of housekeeper and is surprised when she finds Sir Geoffrey is having paintings cleaned. The house is empty and Sir Geoffrey in Italy when disaster strikes. Inspector French reconstructs the cunning and complex crime from a mosaic of detail.


The Chewing Gum Rescue and Other Stories (Cavalcade story cassettes)

Chivers North America


Meet Posey Bates (Cavalcade story cassettes)
Helen Cresswell

Chivers North America, 1995

Stick insects, spiders, ladybirds and hedgehogs are just some of the creatures Posey Bates likes to share her home with--much to her mother's horror and her baby brother Fred's delight. In six captivating stories, listeners see Posey as inventor, meeting the bag lady, judging the Great Green Pet Show, and finally finding a real, dour-legged furry pet of her own. 2 cassettes.


The Borrowers Afloat (An Adventure With the Borrowers)
Mary Norton

Chivers North America, 1999

Uprooted once again, the little people journey down a drain, live briefly in a teakettle, and are swept away in a flood. “As irresistible as its predecessors.”-- Booklist


The Burning Mountain: A Novel of the Invasion of Japan

Chivers North America, 1996



Farriers' Lane (Charlotte & Thomas Pitt Novels)
Anne Perry

Chivers North America, 2000

"Gripping and intense...Her characters are authentically and appealingly drawn, and her plot is sinister." BOOKLIST When a distinguished judge dies of opium poisoning, the crucifixion five years before of Kingsley Blaine is brought back into the public eye, and it is screaming for revenge. The police had arrested a Jewish actor, who was soon condemend to hang. Police Inspector Thomas Pitt, investigating the judge's death, is drawn into the ...


The Angel Factory
Terence Blacker

Chivers North America, 2002

Have you ever imagined that you might be living in a dream reality? That your parents, your sister, your best friend, even your dog isn't who you think they are? Ever felt that while your friends gripe about their dysfunctional families and their grades, you can't really complain? Have you ever thought your life is just a little too good to be true? If your answer is yes, than you can imagine how Thomas Wisdom feels. Once he starts digging ...


Heathrow Nights
Jan Mark

Chivers North America, 2002

After his father's death and his mother's swift remarriage, Russell begins to feel that he has a lot in common with Hamlet. So he is appalled when he and his mates manage to ruin the entire play during an excursion to the Theatre Royal.


The Girls' Guide to Hunting and Fishing
Melissa Bank

Chivers North America, 1999


Bedford Square (Charlotte & Thomas Pitt Novels)
Anne Perry

Chivers North America, 2001

The freshly dead body sprawled on the Bedford Square doorstep of General Brandon Balantyne is an affront to every respectable sensibility. The general denies all knowledge of the shabbily dressed victim who has so rudely come to death outside his home, but Superintendent Thomas Pitt cannot believe him—for in the dead man’s pocket, Pitt finds a rare snuffbox that recently graced the general’s study. The superintendent must tread lightly, ...


Village School (The Fairacre Series #1)
Miss Read

Chivers North America, 1994

The first novel in the beloved Fairacre series, VILLAGE SCHOOL introduces the remarkable schoolmistress Miss Read and her lovable group of children, who, with a mixture of skinned knees and smiles, are just as likely to lose themselves as their mittens. This is the English village of Fairacre: a handful of thatch-roofed cottages, a church, the school, the promise of fair weather, friendly faces, and good cheer -- at least most of the time. Here ...


Cameron's Chase
Philip McCutchan

Chivers North America, 1996

A secret radio broadcast warns that Hitler's newest and most powerful battleship, the Attila, is moving in for the kill under cover of fog and snowstorms. Its target: the liners Queen Mary and Queen Elizabeth, now doing duty as troop ships crossing the North Atlantic. Cameron, commanding the destroyer Glenshiel, must outwit an unseen enemy - positioning himself between the battleship and its prey in a split-second game of hide, seek and destroy.


The Other Daughter (Chivers Sound Library)
Lisa Gardner

Chivers North America, 2000

Twenty years ago, Melanie Stokes was abandoned in a Boston hospital, then adopted by a wealthy young couple. Gifted with loving parents, a doting brother, and an indulgent uncle, Melanie has always considered herself lucky. Until the first cryptic, threatening note arrives: “You Get What You Deserve.” Melanie has no memory of her life before the adoption. Now someone wants her to remember it all—even the darkest nightmare the Stokes ...


Trouble Shooter (Gunsmoke Western Series)
Ernest Haycox

Chivers North America, 1999

Frank Peace was the trouble shooter for the Union Pacific, hand-picked as the only man in the West who c ould get the railroad over a thousand miles of rugged desert and treacherous mountains. '


Other Peoples Children
Joanna Trollope

Chivers North America, 1999

Joanna Trollope delves into the dynamics of stepfamily life and introduces us to two couples whose relationships are complicated by the enriching-and sometimes enraging-presence of others. From the grown daughter who insinuates herself into her widowed father's romantic life, to the sullen teenager whose loyalties lie with her estranged mother; from the awkwardness of tense celebrations to the discovery of surprising sources of strength, ...


Disappearing Acts
Terry McMillan

Chivers North America, 1999

He was tall, dark as bittersweet chocolate, and impossibly gorgeous, with a woman-melting smile. She was pretty and independent, petite and not too skinny, just his type. Franklin Swift was a sometimes-employed construction worker, and a not-quite-divorced daddy of two. Zora Banks was a teacher, singer, songwriter. They met in a Brooklyn brownstone, and there could be no walking away... In this funny, gritty urban love story, Franklin and ...


Return to Thrush Green (Thrush Green Series #5)
Miss Read

Chivers North America, 1992

Miss Read's delightful chronicles of life in Thrush Green continue with RETURN TO THRUSH GREEN. It's spring again in the village, and with the change of the seasons comes change in the lives of many villagers. The Young family's tranquility is disrupted by the sudden arrival of Joan's father, while Molly and Ben Curdle consider putting an end to their wandering days in order to finally settle down. Even the reappearance of Sexton Albert Piggot ...



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