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    “If Common things are coming south, that supports the argument that they’re a harbinger of the next ice age,” said Titty. “We shall all have to move to France, or maybe the Caribbean.”

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    While the others go sailing, Susan stays behind on Wild Cat Island.

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    There are many ways to skin a Great Aunt, and Nancy's plan isn't always the most sensible. But it does sound much more fun...

    Set during The Picts and the Martyrs

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    Starting in summer 1950 and taking place over the next few years.
    Roger Walker met his friend Jon's family once, on a visit to Trennels the day Jon Marlow died in a test flight. Now he meets Jon's cousins again.

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    Short one-shot; the Swallows return to the Secret Archipelago, only to find it changed almost beyond recognition.

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    In which the Swallows and Amazons celebrate Susan's birthday, a cake is baked, and a Christmas tree gets a lucky reprieve.

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    Seven years after the end of the Second World War, Captain Nancy Blackett attempts to sail across the Atlantic single-handed, in her sloop The Wild Cat Island. Unsurprisingly, what she finds is not a simple crossing, but adventure with Smugglers, Parrots, and a Mysterious Package.

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    "Hsst," said one of the girls next to them. "Do you fight sharks a lot?"

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    But it did not feel as discouraging to look at the unobtainable as it had done a few moments earlier. It wasn’t the thermos flasks she was pining for anyway, she knew that really. And it was good of Peggy to understand that, and yet still to talk about thermoses.

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    What could have happened. It was war after all

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    Time has always done exactly what Nancy Blackett wants, except for school holidays ending. Now everyone else seems to be in a great hurry.

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    On her first day at Saint Finbar's, Bridget Walker meets the Pevensie sisters.

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    Timothy's search for copper is constantly being hampered, and he can't help but wish for Jim.

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    The last of my four works about the characters of the Swallows and Amazons novels as adults, it does help if you have read the previous three.

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    “Hello,” Peggy said now, holding her hand out across the dining table to Petrova, who she was directly opposite. “Second Officer Peggy Blackett, WRNS.”

    “First Officer Petrova Fossil, ATA.” Petrova grinned and accepted the hand

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    Letters written before Winter Holiday

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    When Nancy discovers that something very important was left behind in the move from Swallowdale to Wild Cat Island, she and Titty make the journey back to retrieve it.

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    It's the summer after Great Northern? John has joined the navy and Susan is now Captain of the Swallow-if only they had Swallow. Unfortunately there are other visitors at Holly Howe this summer who are learning to sail in Swallow. The holiday isn't quite as good as Susan hoped - until Titty and Dorothea embroil Susan and Peggy in an adventure.

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