Category: Adventure

  • A Time to Die

    By Wilbur Smith

    Because the global round him burns with ardour and loss of life, specialist hunter and guerrilla fighter Sean Courtney is trapped among his worst enemies, an overpowering love for a girl, and his instincts to outlive -- and kill.
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  • The Gray Wolf Throne (A Seven Realms Novel)

    By Cinda Williams Chima

    Han Alister inspiration he had already misplaced all people he enjoyed. but if he reveals his pal Rebecca Morley close to demise within the Spirit Mountains, Han is familiar with that not anything concerns greater than saving her. the prices of his efforts are steep, yet not anything can organize him for what he quickly discovers: the gorgeous, mysterious woman he knew as Rebecca is none except Raisa ana'Marianna, inheritor to the Queendom of the Fells. Han is damage and betrayed. He understands he has no destiny with a blueblood. And, so far as he is involved, the princess's relatives nearly as good as killed his personal mom and sister. but when Han is to meet his finish of an previous cut price, he needs to do every thing in his strength to determine Raisa topped queen.

    Meanwhile, a few humans will cease at not anything to avoid Raisa from ascending. With every one try out on her existence, she wonders how lengthy it will likely be ahead of her enemies be triumphant. Her middle tells her that the thief-turned-wizard Han Alister may be relied on. She desires to think it-he's stored her lifestyles greater than as soon as. yet with threat coming at her from each course, Raisa can in simple terms depend on her wits and her iron-hard will to survive-and even that will no longer be enough.

    The grey Wolf Throne is an epic story of fierce loyalty, insufferable sacrifice, and the heartless hand of destiny.
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  • The Merman and The Moon Forgotten (Nikolas & Company, Book 1)

    By Kevin McGill, Carlyle McCullough

    Nikolas and corporate is myth event meets Goonies excellent for readers among 10 and sixteen. "A very long time in the past in a global now not to date away…" Senior stagecoach driving force, Yeri Willrow, leads a gaggle of mysterious passengers via some of the most fog-ridden evening of his prestigious occupation. What he notion will be an easy force and drop quick becomes an assault by way of foul-breath, red-eyed creatures. Yeri learns that his mysterious passengers are a kinfolk of automaton-legged merfolk, and he's their in basic terms desire from the creature such a lot foul. "Sometime within the close to future…" Fourteen-year-old Nick lives in a time whilst possible zip from state to nation in mach-speed hovercars, expand their lifestyles indefinitely via cerebral downloads, and feature each whim handled by way of their ever trustworthy nannydrone. Nick hates it. other than the refugee camps, overpopulation, and unchecked consumerism filling each urban around the globe, Nick simply doesn’t belong. that's while he hears the voice of a girl: “The Rones lie approximately their real rationale. They input town of Huron on the peril folks all.” almost immediately after, his just a little crazed grandfather finds to him: “All you’ve ever heard in regards to the Moon is a lie, my pricey Nikolas. He used to be no longer regularly a trifling satellite tv for pc, a ghost wandering the celebs. In an age sooner than our personal, Moon used to be our dual, and in him bore the total of magical lifestyles. The cradle of this magical civilization used to be a good looking city packed with fire-breathing winged lions, volcano-born nymphs, automaton-legged mermaids, and a lot magic you may odor it. We known as this urban Huron, and also you, Nikolas, are her steward.”
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  • Viking: Sworn Brother

    By Tim Severin

    In London in 1019, a number of months have handed when you consider that Thorgils escaped the clutches of the Irish Church, in basic terms to discover himself on the middle of a capricious love affair with Aelfgifu—wife of Knut the good, ruler of britain, and some of the most robust males of the Viking empire. As this passionate courting among the 2 starts to spread, it forebodes inevitable effects. while Thorgils is eventually at the run back, he meets Grettir, an outlaw feared for his volatility, and the 2 turn into commute partners and sworn brothers. on the gates of Byzantium, Thorgils’ loyalty is placed to the final word test.
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  • Papillon (P.S.)

    By Henri Charriere

    Henri Charrière, known as "Papillon," for the butterfly tattoo on his chest, was once convicted in Paris in 1931 of a homicide he didn't dedicate. Sentenced to existence imprisonment within the penal colony of French Guiana, he grew to become obsessed with one target: escape. After making plans and executing a chain of treacherous but failed makes an attempt over a long time, he was once finally despatched to the infamous felony, Devil's Island, a spot from which nobody had ever escaped . . . until eventually Papillon. His flight to freedom is still probably the most fantastic feats of human crafty, will, and patience ever undertaken.

    Charrière's incredible autobiography, Papillon, was once released in France to rapid acclaim in 1968, greater than 20 years after his ultimate get away. considering the fact that then, it has turn into a precious vintage -- the gripping, surprising, eventually uplifting odyssey of an blameless guy who wouldn't be defeated.

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  • The Bone Trail (The Wyrmeweald Trilogy)

    By Paul Stewart, Chris Riddell

    From the creators of the sting Chronicles comes the exciting end to the epic saga of Wyrmeweald!

    The bone path litters the barren lands of the wyrmeweald with the is still of dragon-like wyrmes, fortune-hunting kith bandits, and wyrme-protecting relations assassins alike—all viciously slaughtered within the ugly quest for gold and power.

    Micah and his associates have battled tirelessly opposed to the kith bandits to guard the winged wyrmes. however the kith have become bolder, trapping and killing wyrmes to take in simple terms their little flameoil sacs, then leaving the our bodies to rot. ultimately, deep within the middle of the weald, the whitewyrme has despatched out a choice to hands. The wyrmes are getting ready for conflict, able to protect their domestic and themselves.

    This can be struggle on each entrance: Wyrme opposed to kith. Kith opposed to kinfolk. Even wyrme opposed to wyrme. and previous fortune-hunter Micah, now wyrme protector, needs to arrange for the struggle of his lifestyles . . .
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  • The Cross On The Drum

    By Hugh B. Cave

    A wierd younger guy, Barry Clinton. in contrast to such a lot younger missionaries, who got here to the island to avoid wasting souls, this one had include a belligerent skepticism and a using decision to conflict disorder and starvation.

    He had come to the Ile du Vent with a Bible and some meager clinical provides, able to make the little Caribbean island a greater position within which to live.

    The pass at the Drum is the tale of the unusual friendship of Barry Clinton and Catus Laroche, excessive priest of vodun, the savage, ritualistic faith which no white guy had ever dared defy. It tells of the tormented, embittered passions of the opposite islanders—white and black—and how they undermined the bond among those males, altering their mutual recognize into brooding, vengeful hatred, and turning the island's drowsy, sunlit tranquility right into a feverish, drum-pounding battleground.

    Hugh B. Cave, whose wisdom and deep knowing of lifestyles and customs within the West Indies special his prior works, has written the following an explosive, dramatic novel of Christianity and voodoo on a Caribbean island.
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  • Alpha (Sunrise Alley)

    By Catherine Asaro

    Charon was once the main ruthless—and brilliant—criminal of the twenty-first century, a practitioner of unlawful robotics and android study. he's lifeless now, and basic Thomas Wharington believes his group of specialists has deleted the entire digital copies the megalomaniacal inventor created of himself. even if, one significant issue continues to be: Alpha,
    the in simple terms android survivor of Charon's cybernetic empire. Outwardly indistinguishable from a human lady, Alpha has superhuman energy and pace, and even perhaps extra lethal services nonetheless unknown. Thomas's superiors wish her dismantled and studied, yet to Thomas it seems like homicide. He stalls for time, a circulation that may end up disastrous. Alpha escapes from an escape-proof compound, kidnaps Thomas, and takes him to at least one of Charon's hidden installations. Charon may be lifeless, yet Alpha keeps to hold out her overdue master's orders, and he or she refuses to problematic on what these orders entail. Her habit is changing into extra human—or so it sort of feels. Is she constructing feelings and a judgment of right and wrong, or is she simply studying to counterfeit them as a way of accomplishing her enigmatic orders? And do these orders comprise Thomas's loss of life sentence?
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  • The Bridge in the Jungle (Jungle Novels)

    By B. Traven

    The locale is "huts by way of the river," a anonymous Indian cost deep within the Mexican bush, too small to seem on any map. simply as a celebration that has attracted many Indians from neighboring settlements is set to start, dying marches silently in. A small boy has disappeared. because the intimation of tragedy spreads one of the humans accrued within the jungle clearing, they unite, first to discover the misplaced boy after which to console the grieving mom. The Bridge within the Jungle, looked via many as B. Traven's best novel, is a story of the way an easy, desperately negative humans come jointly within the face of dying. Traven by no means permits an iota of sentimentality to go into his tale, however the reader finishes the publication with renewed religion within the braveness and dignity of people. "B. Traven is coming to be well-known as one of many narrative masters of the 20 th century."―New York instances ebook Review. "Great storytellers usually come up like Judaic simply males to exemplify and rehearse the reality for his or her new release. The elusive B. Traven was once this type of man."―Book World.
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