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  • Biggles: The Camels are Coming: Number 3 of the Biggles Series

    W.E. Johns

    Paperback (Red Fox, April 22, 2014)
    Reissued with a stunning new cover, this is the perfect introduction to this bestselling series for new readers. The Camel closed up until it was flying beside him; the pilot smiling. Biggles showed his teeth in what he imagined to be an answering smile. 'You swine,' he breathed: 'you dirty, unutterable, murdering swine! I'm going to kill you if it's the last thing I do on earth.'Set in the last years of the First World War air combat has now become the order of the day and air duelling is a fine art. Biggles and his fellow pilots now have to contend with the enemy using their own British aircraft, a Sopwith Camel, to lure the British pilots to their deaths.
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  • Biggles of the Fighter Squadron

    W E Johns

    eBook (RHCP Digital, Sept. 4, 2008)
    PERIL IN THE SKIES!Well into the later stages of the First World War, Biggles and his fellow flyers are struggling to maintain supremacy over the enemy pilots determined to shoot them down. In this game of cunning, they must use all their wit and skill to stay ahead of the fight against the German air force but will Biggles’ daring and bold schemes keep them alive in such treacherous skies? Join cult hero and flying ace, Squadron Leader James Bigglesworth on another action packed adventure!
  • Biggles in the Orient

    W E Johns

    eBook (RHCP Digital, March 31, 2012)
    'You're out last hope, Bigglesworth,' said the Air Commodore, with something like despair in his voice.The war supply route between Calcutta and China is a vital one but something is attacking the planes that fly it. Again and again pilots set off, only to disappear somewhere along the line, never to be seen again. When Biggles and his team are called in to investigatem, flying the route is close to a suicide mission . . .
  • Biggles Flies East: Number 8 of the Biggles Series

    W.E. Johns

    Paperback (Red Fox, Feb. 25, 2014)
    Reissued with a stunning new cover, this is the perfect introduction to this bestselling series for new readers. Algy turned a trifle pale and shook his head. 'For God's sake be careful,' he whispered tersely. 'They'll shoot you like a dog if they spot what you're doing.'While on leave Biggles is mistaken for someone else. He thinks little of it at the time, but when headquarters find out they ask him to take the place of his double and work for the Germans as a spy, while secretly reporting back to the British. It's a difficult task and there's a very high price to pay if he's spotted -- his life.
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  • Biggles Flies East

    W. E. Johns

    eBook (RHCP Digital, March 31, 2012)
    Adventures with amazing flying machines!SHOT DOWNIt's the First World War, and in a desperate game of bluff and counterbluff Biggles is sent to work for the Germans while secretly reporting back to the British. Can he survive the eagle-eyed suspicions of Von Stalhein? How will he cope flying in combat against the British? The slightest mistake could cost Biggles his life . . . Join cult hero and flying ace Squadron Leader James Bigglesworth on another action-packed adventure!
  • Biggles in France

    W E Johns

    eBook (RHCP Digital, Sept. 4, 2008)
    DESPERATE CHANCES!Biggles battles through the First World War, honing his flying skills in terrifying battles against the finest fighters the enemy can supply. But not all his adventures take place in the air, and not all of them are deadly serious. Even in the bitter environment of war, the men of 266 Squadron find time to share some laughs as their friendships strengthen, ready for the thrill of next deadly aerial combat.Join cult hero and flying ace, Squadron Leader James Bigglesworth on another action packed adventure!
  • Biggles Flies West

    W E Johns

    eBook (RHCP Digital, April 7, 2010)
    Out of the corner of his eyes Biggles saw Dick go overboard and disappear under the foam, but he could do nothing to help him. Indeed, as he fought to keep the flying-boat under control, it seemed certain that during the next minute or two the others must join him. Ashen, he looked at Algy. 'Jump when she hits!' he cried, in a shrill, strangled voice, and dived deliberately at the rocks. Biggles, Algy and Ginger help a young lad evade a violent thief and find themselves plunged into a dangerous treasure hunt searching for a long-lost pirate hoard of gold in the Caribbean.
  • Biggles Defies the Swastika: Number 9 of the Biggles Series

    W.E. Johns

    Paperback (Red Fox, June 8, 2015)
    Reissued with a stunning new cover, this is the perfect introduction to this classic adventure series for new readers. 'Suffering rattlesnakes! What am I getting into?' murmured Biggles, a ghost of a smile softening his face. 'First I'm sworn into the German Air Force; now, of all things, I'm a full-blown Gestapo Agent.' Biggles is on a reconnaissance mission in Norway when the Germans invade without warning. If he can just get back to his plane he can leave Norway quickly and safely, but his old enemy Von Stalhein has heard that Biggles is in Norway, and he's determined to track him down.
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  • Biggles and the Rescue Flight

    W E Johns

    eBook (RHCP Digital, Feb. 15, 2011)
    A DANGEROUS MISSION!In a desperate plan to rescue his brother, missing in action and presumed dead, sixteen year-old Peter Fortymore runs away from school to join the air force. Amongst the chaos of the First World War, Peter and his friend manage to enlist and soon find themselves in 266 Squadron under the command of Biggles. Will Biggles rumble the boys' wild plans before they take flight? And if he does, will he come to their aid? Join cult hero and flying ace, Squadron Leader James Bigglesworth on another action packed adventure!
  • Biggles and the Noble Lord

    Johns W. E

    eBook (, Sept. 13, 2020)
    London, Sussex and Normandy all play a major part in tracking down the master-mind behind the large-scale robberies which have bedevilled Britain for the past year. Where does this super-crook hide his stolen property, and what useful purpose does a newly built brick building serve behind the high walls of Brindon Hall Park?When the chase takes Biggles across the Channel, he is more than grateful to Marcel Brissac for turning up in the nick of time.—Preface
  • Biggles in Spain

    W E Johns

    eBook (RHCP Digital, Sept. 4, 2008)
    'Don't move yet. I'm going out of the front door. They'll rush me then. That's your chance to go out the back way. Got that?'-'Quite clear.'-'Good! But don't think I'm exaggerating. My chances of getting out of here alive are about one in a hundred. Yours are one in ten. They'll kill you without the slightest compunction if they think you're with me. I don't know what you're doing here, but it doesn't matter. Make for London. If you get there, tell them what happened.'Biggles, Algy and Ginger accidentally arrive in Spain during the civil war. After a chance encounter with a British Intelligence agent who passes them a coded message which has to be got back to the Ministry of Defence in London, they are involved in a desperate chase to get back home with the evil chief of Intelligence and Propaganda after them.
  • Biggles WWII Collection: Biggles Defies the Swastika, Biggles Delivers the Goods, Biggles Defends the Desert & Biggles Fails to Return

    W E Johns

    eBook (RHCP Digital, Oct. 25, 2012)
    Biggles is back!Caught up in the German invasion of Norway in the early days of the Second World War, Biggles has to use all his cunning to stay one step ahead of the enemy. With his old opponent Von Stalheim hot on his trail, it's going to take a daring act to avoid the horror of the Nazi firing squad.Deep in the jungle heartland of Japanese occupied Malaya, Biggles and his team operate a secret commando base. It's deadly, dangerous work, risking enemy capture and Biggles is fighting to bring all his men out alive.With a dangerous mission ahead and the threat of being shot down in the waterless wasteland of the African plains, Biggles is in the desert, defending the vital air-route from the West coast of Africa to the Middle East. When a number of planes fail to arrive at their destinations, Biggles is there to find out why - and stop it happening again.Biggles is missing in action. Last seen lying shot and wounded, surrounded by the enemy, his chances are looking bleak. But Algy, Ginger and Bertie will not give up until they find him, dead or alive, and if this means going behind enemy lines, then that's what they will do.