Astrid Darby and the Circus in the Sky

      Eleanor Prophet
Astrid Darby and the Circus in the Sky

Astrid and her entourage are off to the Cirque du Flaire, the famous circus in the sky, to solve a thrilling mystery, the surreal nature of which they discover is more shocking than they have ever encountered before.CIRQUE DU FLAIREPietro Augustus Flaire's Dazzling Spectacle of Delectation! Stimulation! and Stupefaction!Amidst the Clouds andAmong the Firmament!When she is accosted in the street by the bedazzled and flamboyant Eitenne Allard, a funambulist for the Cirque du Flaire, who claims his employer, Pietro Augustus Flaire, has bewitched his twin sister, Elodie, and has concocted a most nefarious scheme involving the apparent disappearance of a favoured spectator, Astrid Darby and her clever young wards, Xander Knightly and Juliana Coffin, are drawn into a surreal and shocking mystery upon the famous flying carnival. Amongst cavorting clowns, frolicking funambulists, exotic beasts, a gruesome freak show and a mysterious snake charmer with an uncanny instrument, Astrid, her wards and Agent Asher Key of the Ministry of Defence attempt to thwart the charismatic Flaire's dastardly plot. They are soon to discover, however, that their considerable skills are little match for the ringmaster's adroit and deadly tricks.

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    Tess Mercury and the Wanton Wife

      Eleanor Prophet
Tess Mercury and the Wanton Wife

Tess Mercury and her posse are the best damn bounty hunters in the west. This is the story of how Lightning Hazel Harley with her arsenal of death rays, stun guns, incendiary devices, explosives and irradiated lizard spit joined the gang and helped them capture the infamous Chicago loan shark, Rudy the Roll Ricone.Jackson never thought buying a yacht could be so dangerous. A deadly attack at sea leaves Jackson wet and bewildered, fighting for his life.

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