SynopsisThe Zeppelin: a dinosaur of the clouds, a mighty German airship that threatened to crush the British. In March 1917 one of these giants loses its way and drifts helplessly out of control over Hertfordshire. A hair- raising campaign of dogged courage and intrepid airmanship ensues. While a small and ill-equipped British force tries to shoot down the Zeppelin, its crew are desperately al odds with each other: how can they save the aircraft or, at the least, their skins. Courage is pitted against time as the fuel gauge veers dangerously towards zero . . .
Audiobook of the Month
A Love Like Blood - Marcus Sedgwick
A Love Like Blood is Marcus Sedgwick's first adult novel - intelligently chilling, it's a dark, compelling read about how a man's life can change in a moment; about where the desire for truth - and for revenge - can lead; about love and fear and hatred. And it is also about the question of blood...
In 1944, just days after the liberation of Paris, Charles Jackson sees something horrific: a man, apparently drinking the blood of a murdered woman. Terrified, he does nothing, telling himself that worse things happen in wars. Seven years later he returns to the city - and sees the same man dining in the company of a fascinating young woman. When they leave the restaurant, Charles decides to follow...