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The Last of the High Kings

(2007)
(The second book in the New Policeman Trilogy series)
A novel by

 
 
JJ has grown-up and has a family of his own: he's married to Aisling and has four children - Hazel, Jenny, Donal and little Aidan. All his children are special in their own way but Jenny has always lived by her own rules. She forgets to go to school a lot, doesn't like wearing shoes and spends a lot of time on the stone beacon on the mountainside, talking to the ghost who guards it and the puca - the big, white goat who is also something else entirely ... The ghost is Jenny's friend. He loves people and the knowledge that he has kept humanity safe by guarding the beacon for thousands of years, makes him proud, even though he knows that people have forgotten about him. But the puca has a plan: he wants Jenny to persuade the ghost that he doesn't need to guard the beacon any more. Because then the pucas will be able to return the world to what it was before humans upset the harmony of things. It looks as though that is what will happen, but old Mikey Cullan, who is also the last of the High Kings of Ireland, has a plan of his own ... And JJ and Aisling have something that they must tell Jenny, something that will explain a lot of things and give Jenny a choice to make - a choice between the world of humans, the only world she has known, or the world of Tir na n'Og, the Land of Eternal Youth. And it's only after JJ takes Jenny and Donal to Tir na n'Og that she can decide ...

Genre: Young Adult Fantasy

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May 2008 : USA Hardback
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Title: Last of the High Kings, The
Author(s): Kate Thompson
ISBN: 0-06-117595-1 / 978-0-06-117595-4 (USA edition)
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June 2008 : USA Library Binding
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Title: The Last of the High Kings
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June 2007 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Last of the High Kings (The New Policeman Trilogy)
Author(s): Kate Thompson
ISBN: 0-370-32925-2 / 978-0-370-32925-3 (UK edition)
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Title: The Last of the High Kings (The New Policeman Trilogy)
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August 2010 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Last of the High Kings (New Policeman Trilogy)
Author(s): Kate Thompson
ISBN: 0-06-117597-8 / 978-0-06-117597-8 (USA edition)
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June 2008 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Last of the High Kings (The New Policeman Trilogy)
Author(s): Kate Thompson
ISBN: 1-86230-303-7 / 978-1-86230-303-4 (UK edition)
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June 2007 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Last of the High Kings
Author(s): Kate Thompson
ISBN: 0-370-32926-0 / 978-0-370-32926-0 (UK edition)
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May 2009 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Last of the High Kings
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May 2009 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: The Last of the High Kings
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Title: The Last of the High Kings
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Title: The Last of the High Kings
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February 2009 : UK Audio CD
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Title: The Last of the High Kings
Author(s): Kate Thompson
ISBN: 1-4074-3418-7 / 978-1-4074-3418-6 (UK edition)
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Kindle Editions

January 2009 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Last of the High Kings (New Policeman Trilogy Book 2)
Author(s): Kate Thompson
Publisher: Greenwillow Books
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