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  • Brian Jacques

    A shadow has fallen on the shore of the Eastern sea, a shadow called Marshank. In this cold stone fortress a stoat named Badrang holds dozens of innocent creatures as slaves, part of his scheme to build an empire where he will rule as unquestioned tyrant. Among those slaves is a mouse named Martin who has a warrior's heart, and a burning desire for freedom—freedom not only for himself, but for all of Badrang's victims. There is no risk he will not take, no battle he will not fight, to end the stoat's evil reign, and in the process regain the sword of his father, Luke the Warrior—the sword that Badrang stole from him when he was but a lad. Once again master...read more

  • Brian Jacques

    When Redwall was published in 1987 it catapulted author Brian Jacques to international stardom. And small wonder! This enthralling tale is jam-packed with the things we long for in a great adventure: danger, laughter, hairbreadth escapes, tragedy, mystery, a touch of wonder, a truly despicable villain, and a hero we can take to heart. That hero is Matthias, a young mouse who must rise above his fears and failures to save his friends at Redwall Abbey. The villain is Cluny the Scourge, one of the most deliciously despicable rats of all time. The unforgettable cast of supporting characters includes the stalwart badger Constance, an irrepressible hare named Basil Stag Hare, and the elderly...read more

  • Brian Jacques

    Maybe you don't believe in ghosts, and vampires, and spooky things that creep around in the dark... Then you don't mind sitting by a vampire's tomb at midnight. Or being locked up with the mummies in a dark museum. Or you might like to join the mysterious boy who lurks in the shadows at Saint Michael's. Or the ghost who waits by the side of the road. Or maybe, when you are home alone, you'd like to listen to these spine-chilling tales...and try to believe they won't happen to you! 'Well-crafted and smoothly written...suitable for reading aloud...Even better for reading under the cover with a flashlight.' -...read more

  • Brian Jacques

    Visit the magical animal world of Brian Jacques in this thrilling prequel to Redwall. Long before the abbey of Redwall is built, the land is known simply as Mossflower, a lush woodland and happy home to all. That is, until Tsarmina, a cruel wildcat queen who demands obedience and offers the castle's dungeon to those who defy her, comes along. Brian Jacques' tales of courageous heroes and deliciously hateful villains have captivated countless...read more

  • Brian Jacques

    Brian Jacques' stories of Redwall have sparked the imaginations of innumerable readers and won the New York Times best-selling author countless fans. In The Long Patrol, Jacques delivers a wonderfully crafted tale set in his fantastical realm. The vicious Rapscallion army is threatening to batter down the walls of Redwall Abbey. But standing in their way are the brave hares of the Long Patrol and a stout-hearted contingent of forest creatures. And no defender of Redwall is more courageous than young Tammo, an inexperienced but eager hare who dreams of great adventure. Fueled by sumptuous feasting and hearts lifted by stirring ballads, Tammo and his honorable companions raise their swords in...read more

  • Brian Jacques

    Author of the beloved Redwall series, Brian Jacques is one of the most popular fantasy authors in the world, with over forty million books in print. This New York Times best-seller will impress listeners with its original twist on the legend of the ghost ship, the Flying Dutchman. The Flying Dutchman is cursed to sail the seven seas for all eternity without rest. The two innocent castaways, a young mute boy named Neb and his dog, Denmark, are washed overboard from the hoary yacht and end up on the seashore of a cozy, yet endangered English village. With the help of the townsfolk, Neb and Denmark solve riddles and search for the buried secrets that can save the village and its people. A...read more

  • Brian Jacques

    From the mind of Brian Jacques-the New York Times bestselling author of the Redwall series-comes another exhilarating adventure in this beloved saga. At the legendary fortress of Salamandastron, aging Lord Asheye has a prophecy. A new, young badger lord must take his place, but Lord Asheye does not know who the young warrior is. A haremaid of the Long Patrol, Mad Maudie, is dispatched to track the mysterious badger down. Meanwhile, unaware of his destiny, the future lord is captured by infamous fox Vizka Longtooth. Vizka and his Sea Raiders intend to impose their will on Redwall Abbey, and it falls to their captive to defend the abbey and fulfill his destiny. The feasts have been served....read more

  • Brian Jacques

    With millions of copies in print, the New York Times bestselling Redwall series from beloved, award-winning author Brian Jacques has captivated children and adults all over the world. In this riveting adventure tale, the otters of Green Isle await their prophesized savior, the High Rhulain. At Redwall Abbey, a young ottermaid named Tiriah Wildlough longs for the glory of a warrior's life, much to her father's disapproval. But when a wounded osprey brings news of the besieged otters of Green Isle-tormented by wildcat chieftain Riggu Fellis and his dreaded catguard slave masters-Tiriah knows what she must do. She must brave the Great Western Sea to join forces with the leader of the...read more

  • Brian Jacques

    With nearly eight million copies of his Redwall series in print, Brian Jacques is one of the most popular authors in the world. A New York Times bestseller, Mariel of Redwall serves up generous helpings of everything Jacques' countless fans love-rousing escapades, mouthwatering feasts, and endearing characters from deep in the woods of Mossflower country. Mousemaid Mariel and her bellmaker father are besieged and tossed into the sea by vicious pirate rat Gabool and his thugs. Washed ashore, Mariel is taken in by the kind animals of Redwall Abbey. But Mariel cannot find her father and is certain he has lost his life. With a motley band of adventurers, she swears revenge and begins a...read more

  • Brian Jacques

    This stirring, sword-rattling novel from New York Times bestselling author Brian Jacques is full of the memorable characters and mouthwatering feasts his beloved Redwall series is known for. Also a moving morality tale, Outcast of Redwall shows that questions of right and wrong do not always have simple answers. Embroiled in a continuing struggle with his nemesis Sunflash the Mace, evil ferret warlord Swartt Sixclaw abandons his son. Taken in by the kindly folk of Redwall Abbey, the youngster is named Veil and raised in the hope he will become good. But Veil commits an unforgivable crime and is banished forever. So when Swartt goes on a rampage, Veil must make a choice. He can either fight...read more

  • Brian Jacques

    New York Times best-selling author Brian Jacques has millions of copies of his phenomenally popular Redwall series in print. Fans cannot get enough of the feasting, fighting, and fantastic adventures that fill every book. A horrifying creature has landed on the shores of Mossflower country,Gulo the Savage, a wolverine who is known to devour his enemies' flesh. Gulo intends to kill his brother and seize a mighty relic known as the Walking Stone. But standing in Gulo's way is Redwall Abbey and a mercenary squirrel named Rakkety Tam MacBurl. Soon, the Mossflower woods are ringing with the glorious sound of battlecries, as an epic battle that tests the bonds of comradeship begins. Thanks to the...read more

  • Brian Jacques

    New York Times best-selling novelist Brian Jacques, creator of the beloved Redwall books and one of the most popular children's authors in the world, delivers the second rousing escapade from his Castaways of the Flying Dutchman series. This time around, the immortal Ben and Ned are high in the Pyrenees Mountains, where they make new allies and fight to save a man from a legendary tribe strong in the black...read more

  • Brian Jacques

    Mattimeo should have been named 'trouble.' Always getting into mischief and quick to lose his temper, the young mouse seems an unlikely candidate to take up the great sword once wielded by the legendary Martin to defend Redwall Abbey's peaceful way of life. But when Mattimeo and his friends are kidnapped by the fierce fox Slagar the Cruel, the bold little mouse learns that there is far more to becoming a true warrior than simply brandishing a sword. Brian Jacques' Redwall books have sold millions of copies...read more

  • Brian Jacques

    When the outlaw clan of foxes, weasels, stoats, and other vermin led by vicious ferret Sawney Rath kidnaps an infant otter of Redwall to serve as their Taggerung- a fierce warrior who no beast can stand against in battle-they have no idea what they're getting into. Trained in all the deadly arts and able to outfight, outrun, and outthink any clanbeast, the Taggerung grows up with only one slight peculiarity: he refuses to kill! What's a vermin clan to do when its greatest warrior is too pure of heart to live among...read more

  • Brian Jacques

    With more than 20 million books sold, Brian Jacques' acclaimed Redwall series has become the stuff of legend. In this 21st swashbuckling entry, Vilaya the Sable Quean and her henchman Zwilt the Shade set their evil sights on Redwall Abbey. But also headed toward the abbey is Buckler, Blademaster of the Long Patrol-a brave hare perfectly suited to hero status. '. the master shows no signs of letting up or slowing down the action of his sweeping sagas that play out in the lives of the gentle critters of Mossflower...read more

  • Brian Jacques

    On a moonless night, two rats follow hypnotic lights into the forest, never to be seen again. Such is the power of the Doomwytes, sinister ravens led by the deadly Korvus Skurr. And when the young mouse Bisky persuades the creatures of Redwall Abbey to go in search of a fabled treasure, hidden long ago by one of the abbey's most notorious thieves, they do not suspect Skurr and his ravens will be vying for that very treasure. Bisky and his fellow Redwallers must summon all their courage to face the evil horde of slithering snakes and vicious ravens. From underground tunnels to the tops of trees, the fearless Redwallers, with the help of their woodland friends, battle some of their most...read more

  • Brian Jacques

    Enslaved by the evil ferret King Agarno and his daughter, Princess Kurda slavers who have shackled hundreds the brave squirrelmaid Triss, along with Shogg the otter and Welfo the hedgehog, plans a daring escape by sea. In her flights, Triss happens upon Redwall, and the abbey creatures discover a new hero in her. Someone brave enough to carry the sword of Martin and face the evil that threatens them. Scrumptious feasts, rollicking humor, swashbuckling heroes, faithful friends, and treacherous villains magically combine through three intertwined action-packed plots into one unforgettable, spellbinding...read more

  • Brian Jacques

    Adrift in the Mediterranean Sea, Ben falls captive to a band of slave traders and their leader Al Misurata. With his faithful dog Ned at his side, Ben must plot escape as the ship of scoundrels sails up the Libyan coastline toward Italy, where a trap awaits. Ruthless enemies and hard times appear around every bend, but Ben and Ned have quick wits to rely on and, just as important, one another. Fans of the New York Times bestselling Castaways of the Flying Dutchman series will only want more after this latest installment - a rousing yarn that's full of high-seas...read more

  • Brian Jacques

    The sixteenth full length Redwall novel sheds light on the Abbey's ancient origins in a thrilling adventure. Loamhedge, the deserted Abbey, has been forgotten for countless seasons. What secrets do it's ruins hold? When it becomes clear that wheelchair-bound Martha might be cured by a formula buried there, two old warriors are inspired by the spirit of Martin the Warrior himself to go on a quest for the ancient Abbey and three young rebels are determined to go with them. Meanwhile. the giant badger Lonna Bowstripe thirsts for vengeance as he relentlessly pursues Raga Bl and his murdering crew of Searats...who are on their way to attack Redwall itself. The valiant Abbeybeasts must defend...read more

  • Brian Jacques

    Joseph the Bellmaker is troubled. It has been four seasons since his warrior-mouse daughter, Mariel, and her companion, Dandin, set off from Redwall to fight evil in Mossflower. Nothing has been heard of them since. Then one night, in a dream, the legendary Martin the Warrior comes to the Bellmaker with a mysterious message. Clearly, Mariel and Dandin are in grave danger. Joseph and four Redwallers set off at once to aid them. As they push over land and sea, they cannot know the terrible threats they face: the impossible Foxwolf, Urgan Nagru, his mate Silvamord, and their vicious rat hordes. Can the impetuous sailor-otter Finbarr Galedeep help them cross the sea? What is the mystery of...read more