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Tim Vicary The Murder of Mary Jones


A level 1 Oxford Bookworms Library graded reader. Written for Learners of English by Tim Vicary. At the start of this play, the court room is full for today's trial. Two young men, Simon Clark and Dan Smith, stand up. The clerk asks, 'Are you guilty of the murder of Mary Jones?' 'Not guilty!' they reply. But perhaps they are guilty. The police found the murder weapon in their stolen car, and there was blood on Simon's face. If the court finds them guilty, they will go to prison for a very long time. Can the lawyers find out the truth, by asking the right questions? Everyone in court wants to know who murdered Mary Jones, especially her mother, and her boyfriend, Jim. You can help to find the answer, too!

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Tim Vicary Mary Queen of Scots


A level 1 Oxford Bookworms Library graded readers. Written for Learners of English by Tim Vicary. England and Scotland in the 1500s. Two famous queens – Mary, the Catholic Queen of Scots, and Elizabeth I, the Protestant Queen of England. It was an exciting and a dangerous time to be alive, and to be a queen. Mary was Queen of Scotland when she was one week old. At sixteen, she was also Queen of France. She was tall and beautiful, with red-gold hair. Many men loved her and died for her. But she also had many enemies – men who said: ‘The death of Mary is the life of Elizabeth.’

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Tim Vicary Police T.V.


A Starter level Oxford Bookworms Library graded reader. Written for Learners of English by Tim Vicary. 'Every day someone steals money from people near the shops. We must stop this,' says Dan, a police officer. The police use TV cameras but it is not easy because there are so many suspects – who is the robber?

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Tim Vicary Pocahontas


A level 1 Oxford Bookworms Library graded reader. Written for Learners of English by Tim Vicary. A beautiful young Indian girl, and a brave Englishman. Black eyes, and blue eyes. A friendly smile, a laugh, a look of love… But this is North America in 1607, and love is not easy. The girl is the daughter of King Powhatan, and the Englishman is a white man. And the Indians of Virginia do not want the white men in their beautiful country. This is the famous story of Pocahontas, and her love for the Englishman John Smith.

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Tim Vicary The Elephant Man


A level 1 Oxford Bookworms Library graded reader. Written for Learners of English by Tim Vicary. He is not beautiful. His mother does not want him, children run away from him. People laugh at him, and call him 'The Elephant Man'. Then someone speaks to him – and listens to him! At the age of 27, Joseph Merrick finds a friend for the first time in his life. This is a true and tragic story. It is also a famous film.

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Tim Vicary The Coldest Place on Earth


A level 1 Oxford Bookworms Library graded reader. Written for Learners of English by Tim Vicary. In the summer of 1910, a race began. A race to be the first man at the South Pole, in Antarctica. Robert Falcon Scott, an Englishman, left London in his ship, the Terra Nova, and began the long journey south. Five days later, another ship also began to travel south. And on this ship was Roald Amundsen, a Norwegian. But Antarctica is the coldest place on earth, and it is a long, hard journey over the ice to the South Pole. Some of the travellers never returned home. This is the story of Scott and Amundsen, and of their famous and dangerous race.

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Tim Vicary Grace Darling


A level 2 Oxford Bookworms Library graded readers. Written for Learners of English by Tim Vicary. All they could hear was the wind, and the waves crashing on to the rocks. All they could see was the night. They could not see the ship, broken in two. They could not see the people holding on to the dark wet rock, slowly dying of cold. And they could not hear the cries for help – only the wind. How could they save the people on the rock? Was their wooden boat stronger than the iron ship? Were a man and his daughter stronger than the great waves that broke the ship in two? The Forfarshire was wrecked off the north-east coast of England in 1838. This is the true story of Grace Darling – a girl who became a famous heroine on that stormy night.

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Tim Vicary Space


A level 3 Oxford Bookworms Library graded reader. Written for Learners of English by Tim Vicary. Is there anyone who has not looked at the dark sky, and the shining points of light above us, and asked themselves questions about what is out there? Where did our planet come from? When did the universe begin? Could we live on another planet? And one question above all – is there life anywhere else in space? Begin a journey into space – where spacecraft travel at thousands of kilometres an hour, temperatures are millions of degrees, and a planet may be hard rock – or a ball of gas. In space, everything is extraordinary…

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Tim Vicary Justice


A level 3 Oxford Bookworms Library graded readers. Written for Learners of English by Tim Vicary. London: November. Terrorists blow up the Queen’s coach outside Parliament. The Queen escapes, but five people are killed, and forty others badly hurt – ordinary, innocent people, like Alan Cole, the Queen’s coachman, who loses his leg in the bombing. And for Alan and his daughter Jane there is more terror to come, in the search for the truth behind the bombing. Will the terrorists be caught and brought to justice? But what kind of justice? What can give Alan Cole his leg back, or give life back to people who have been blown to pieces by a bomb?

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Chris Wright Mary Jones and Her Bible - An Adventure Book


Mary Jones saved for six years to buy a Bible of her own. In 1800, when she was 15, she thought she had saved enough, so she walked barefoot for 26 miles (more than 40km) over a mountain pass and through deep valleys in Wales to get one. That’s when she discovered there were none for sale!You can travel with Mary Jones today in this book by following clues, or just reading the story. Either way, you will get to Bala where Mary went, and if you’re really quick you may be able to discover a Bible just like Mary’s in the market!The true story of Mary Jones has captured the imagination for more than 200 years. For this book, Chris Wright has looked into the old records and discovered even more of the story, which is now in this unforgettable account of Mary Jones and her Bible.Solving puzzles is part of the fun, but the whole story is in here to read and enjoy whether you try the puzzles or not. Just turn the page, and the adventure continues. It’s time to get on the trail of Mary Jones!

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Tim Vicary Skyjack!


A level 3 Oxford Bookworms Library graded readers. Written for Learners of English by Tim Vicary. When a large plane is hijacked, the Prime Minister looks at the list of passengers and suddenly becomes very, very frightened. There is a name on the list that the Prime Minister knows very well – too well. There is someone on that plane who will soon be dead – if the hijackers can find out who he is! And there isn’t much time. One man lies dead on the runway. In a few minutes the hijackers will use their guns again. And the Prime Minister knows who they are going to kill.

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Isaac Jones The trial of and James Jones, for the alleged murder Louis Marcoux microform


Эта книга — репринт оригинального издания (издательство "[Montreal? : s.n.]", 1835 год), созданный на основе электронной копии высокого разрешения, которую очистили и обработали вручную, сохранив структуру и орфографию оригинального издания. Редкие, забытые и малоизвестные книги, изданные с петровских времен до наших дней, вновь доступны в виде печатных книг.The trial of Isaac Jones and James Jones, for the alleged murder of Louis Marcoux microform. At the bar of the court of King's Bench for the district of Montreal, on Wednesday the 4th, Thursday the 5th, Friday the 6th, and Saturday the 7th of March, 18

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Tim Vicary The Mysterious Death of Charles Bravo


A level 3 Oxford Bookworms Library graded reader. Written for Learners of English by Tim Vicary. Charles Bravo died from the poison antimony. He took three days to die, and the doctors could do nothing to help him. There were three people who had reasons for wanting Charles Bravo dead – Florence Bravo herself, Charles Bravo's new young wife; Dr James Gully, Florence's former lover; and Mrs Jane Cox, Florence's friend and companion. But the enquiry into the death in 1876 could not decide who the murderer was, and for more than 130 years people have wondered who did kill Charles Bravo…

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DeWitt David Miller The Judicial Murder of Mary E. Surratt

Tim Vicary The Piano Man


A level 1 Oxford Bookworms Library graded reader. Written for Learners of English by Tim Vicary. A woman finds a man on a beach. He is very cold, his clothes are wet, and he cannot speak. The woman phones for help, and an ambulance comes and takes the man to hospital. In hospital they ask the man questions, but he does not answer. He still cannot speak – or does not want to speak. Who is he, this strange man from the sea? What is his name? Where did he come from? And why do they call him the Piano Man?

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Tim Vicary White Death


A level 1 Oxford Bookworms Library graded readers. Written for Learners of English by Tim Vicary, Sarah Harland is nineteen, and she is in prison. At the airport, they find heroin in her bag. So, now she is waiting to go to court. If the court decides that it was her heroin, then she must die. She says she did not do it. But if she did not, who did? Only two people can help Sarah: her mother, and an old boyfriend who does not love her now. Can they work together? Can they find the real criminal before it is too late?

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Tim Vicary Chemical Secret


A level 3 Oxford Bookworms Library graded readers. Written for Learners of English by Tim Vicary. The job was too good. There had to be a problem – and there was. John Duncan was an honest man, but he needed money. He had children to look after. He was ready to do anything, and his bosses knew it. They gave him the job because he couldn’t say no; he couldn’t afford to be honest. And the job was like a poison inside him. It changed him and blinded him, so that he couldn’t see the real poison – until it was too late.

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Brian Clemens, Dennis Spooner Anybody for Murder.


Max is planning to murder his wife Janet, collect her life insurance, and enjoy life with his girlfriend when Mary and George arrive on their Greek island with news: Mary and Janet are beneficiaries of a huge fortune. Plans and plots hatch, and soon everyone is bent on murder. All that stands in their way is the presence of a neighbor who knows a thing or two about murder, crime writer Edgar Chambers.|3 women, 3 men

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Mother Jones The Autobiography of


Mary G. Harris Jones (baptized 1837; died 1930), known as Mother Jones, was an Irish-born American schoolteacher and dressmaker who became a prominent organized labor representative and community organizer. She helped coordinate major strikes and cofounded the Industrial Workers of the World.Jones worked as a teacher and dressmaker, but after her husband and four children all died of yellow fever in 1867 and her dress shop was destroyed in the Great Chicago Fire of 1871, she began working as an organizer for the Knights of Labor and the United Mine Workers union. From 1897, at about 60 years of age, she was known as Mother Jones. In 1902, she was called "the most dangerous woman in America" for her success in organizing mine workers and their families against the mine owners. In 1903, to protest the lax enforcement of the child labor laws in the Pennsylvania mines and silk mills, she organized a children's march from Philadelphia to the home of President Theodore Roosevelt in New York.…During the Paint Creek–Cabin Creek strike of 1912 in West Virginia, Mary Jones arrived in June 1912, speaking and organizing despite a shooting war between United Mine Workers members and the private army of the mine owners. Martial law in the area was declared and rescinded twice before Jones was arrested on 13 February 1913 and brought before a military court. Accused of conspiring to commit murder among other charges, she refused to recognize the legitimacy of her court-martial. ...

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Tim Vicary The Brontë Story


A level 3 Oxford Bookworms Library graded reader. Retold for Learners of English by Tim Vicary. On a September day in 1821, in the church of a Yorkshire village, a man and six children stood around a grave. They were burying a woman: the man’s wife, the children’s mother. The children were all very young, and within a few years the two oldest were dead, too. Close to the wild beauty of the Yorkshire moors, the father brought up his young family. Who had heard of the Brontës of Haworth then? Branwell died while he was still a young man, but the three sisters who were left had an extraordinary gift. They could write marvellous stories – Jane Eyre, Wuthering Heights, The Tenant of Wildfell Hall… But Charlotte, Emily, and Anne Brontë did not live to grow old or to enjoy their fame. Only their father was left, alone with his memories.

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Tim Vicary Death in the Freezer


A level 2 Oxford Bookworms Library graded readers. Written for Learners of English by Tim Vicary. Ellen Shore’s family is an ordinary American family, and Ellen is six years old when her brother Al is born. Her parents are very pleased to have a son, but Ellen is not pleased, because now baby Al comes first. And when they are adults, Al still comes first. He begins a rock band and makes records. Soon he is rich and famous – very rich, but he gives nothing to his sister Ellen. She has a difficult life, with three young kids and very little money. And she learns to hate her rich, famous, unkind brother…

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Frank Lankaster Tim Connor Hits Trouble


Tim Connor Hits Trouble defies conventional genres.It is funny, occasionally violent, intelligent,controversial and full of sexual twists and turns.We meet Tim Connor just as his marriage hits therocks and as he is about to 'escape' to a new job in theSocial Science Department at Wash University.Far from finding tranquillity, Tim 'hits trouble' inWash both personally and at work.Now 'on the loose' he has several interesting and'unusual' encounters with women. At work, Tim findshimself drawn into a conflict between an old rebelacademic, Henry Jones, and the ambitious Head ofFaculty, Howard Swankie that culminates in a tenseand dramatic climax.Within the novel's lively narrative, characters argue,sometimes angrily, over the direction of contemporaryhigher education - making this a relevant as well as agripping and highly enjoyable novel.

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Tim Cahill Legacy: The Autobiography of

Alaric Jones Poison Bomb


When the pen hits the paper, does it know what pain it causes?When the poet lights her cigarette, and whips out a stanza, can she understand the creative juice she spills?This collection traces an investigation ... into the murder.. of the heart.

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Virginia Smith Murder at Eagle Summit


A romantic ski resort seems the perfect place for a wedding. Until a murder on the slopes turns everyone on Eagle Summit into suspects. Liz Carmichael, the bride's cousin, saw a shadowy figure on a chair lift in the middle of the night. But was it the victim or the killer?Liz goes to the police–and finds herself giving the report to her ex-fiancé, Deputy Tim Richards. After a three-year estrangement, she could finally make things right–unless the killer finds her first….

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Hulbert Footner Orchids to Murder (an Amos Lee Mappin Mystery)


Amos Lee Mappin is visited by the surly and self-centered Major Dunphy, dependent on his beautiful actress granddaughter, Mary Stannard. Mary has disappeared, and the detective soon discovers that she has stood up her wedding party. More than one man was infatuated with Mary, and Mappin finds several threads and multiple clues that must be resolved before he discovers what really happened to Mary Stannard. Orchids to Murder was published in 1945.

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W. Goodall An examination of the letters. said to be written by Mary queen Scots, James earl Bothwell. Volume 1


Эта книга — репринт оригинального издания (издательство "Edinburgh", 1754 год), созданный на основе электронной копии высокого разрешения, которую очистили и обработали вручную, сохранив структуру и орфографию оригинального издания. Редкие, забытые и малоизвестные книги, изданные с петровских времен до наших дней, вновь доступны в виде печатных книг.An examination of the letters, said to be written by Mary queen of Scots, to James earl of Bothwell. Also an enquiry into the murder of King Henry. Volume 1.

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Emily Ropes Mary The Story Of Jones And Her Bible


Эта книга — репринт оригинального издания, созданный на основе электронной копии высокого разрешения, которую очистили и обработали вручную, сохранив структуру и орфографию оригинального издания. Редкие, забытые и малоизвестные книги, изданные с петровских времен до наших дней, вновь доступны в виде печатных книг.

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S. Van Dine The Philo Vance Murder Cases. 5-The Garden Case . the Kidnap


Two great murder mysteries from the Big Apple!This is the fifth-and penultimate-volume of the Philo Vance Murder Cases published by Leonaur. The first story-the ninth in the series-'The Garden Murder Case', takes its name from the New York city rooftop garden where Vance witnesses the crime take place as a gunshot brings sudden death to a distinguished company gathered to enjoy-horse racing! The tenth story, 'The Kidnap Murder Case', reveals the plot in its title. A member of the wealthy Kenting family is kidnapped and soon Vance is engaged in an intrigue of murder involving priceless gemstones. All the Philo Vance novels are available from Leonaur-two per volume-in complementing softcover or hardcover with dust jacket.

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Christie Agatha Sad Cypress


Beautiful young Elinor Carlisle stood serenely in the dock, accused of the murder of Mary Gerrard, her rival in love. The evidence was damning: only Elinor had the motive, the opportunity and the means to administer the fatal poison. Yet, inside the hostile courtroom, only one man still presumed Elinor was innocent until proven guilty: Hercule Poirot was all that stood between Elinor and the gallows...

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Tinsley Collins Seance


Two séances, two love stories and two killers linked across time by a single journal. In 1890s Shoreditch, Mary typesets her journal hoping that one day someone will read it and discover the terrifying truth behind the facade of her marriage and her fears as to who her husband might be.In 1990's Notting Hill, Theo, the painfully shy owner of a London bookshop discovers it just before attending a séance with a girl with whom he is secretly in love.Neither Mary nor Theo are prepared for the events that follow or the ties that will bind then across a hundred years.Set in modern Notting Hill against the backdrop of a John Christie copy cat murder, Séance is both an intriguing murder mystery and a haunting love story

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