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The Dangerous Islands

(1963)
(The fourth book in the Julia Probyn series)
A novel by

 
Julia Probyn-an old friend of many readers-is sailing off the west coast of Scotland. On the desolate island of Erinish Beg, she and her cousin are startled to see a sky-blue pole rise up out of the ground at their feet. Military Intelligence sends Colonel Jamieson to investigate this find. The action moves from the Erinishes to a tweed-shop in Tobermory, an archaeological dig on Lewis, an island off the County Mayo, and finally to a dramatic end in the Scillies. The mystery of the sky-blue pole is solved soon enough; but there is much journeying, heart-searching and danger for Julia before the whole system of espionage is laid bare. During these events Julia, more and more attracted to Colonel Jamieson, finds in him the man she will marry.

Miss Bridge's many admirers will warm to this tale of love and adventure, full of authentic local colour, well informed about the cold war of science on which its plot is based.

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Hardback Editions

December 1964 : UK Hardback
thumbTitle: Dangerous Islands
Author(s): Ann Bridge
ISBN: 0-7011-0567-4 / 978-0-7011-0567-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Chatto & Windus
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Paperback Editions

August 2012 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: The Dangerous Islands (The Julia Probyn Mysteries)
Author(s): Ann Bridge
ISBN: 1-4482-0417-8 / 978-1-4482-0417-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Bloomsbury Reader
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Audio Editions

May 2016 : MP3 CD
thumbTitle: The Dangerous Islands
Author(s): Ann Bridge
ISBN: 1-5113-9492-7 / 978-1-5113-9492-5
Publisher: Audible Studios on Brilliance Audio
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May 2013 : USA Audio edition
thumbTitle: The Dangerous Islands: Julia Probyn, Book 4
Author(s): Ann Bridge
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon   

May 2013 : UK Audio edition
thumbTitle: The Dangerous Islands: Julia Probyn, Book 4
Author(s): Ann Bridge
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon UK   

Kindle Editions

September 2011 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
thumbTitle: The Dangerous Islands: A Julia Probyn Mystery, Book 4 (The Julia Probyn Mysteries)
Author(s): Ann Bridge
Publisher: Bloomsbury Reader
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