Category: Adventure

  • Crooked Hills

    By Cullen Bunn

    For Charlie and his brother Alex, an unforeseen journey to go to their Aunt Mary within the haunted city of Crooked Hills becomes a life-changing event, forcing them to confront neighborhood bullies, hell hounds, lifeless witches, and ladies with slingshots! A throwback to vintage adventures like that of the Hardy Boys, combined with the creepiness of GOOSEBUMPS and CIRQUE DU FREAK, Cullen Bunn's CROOKED HILLS blends secret and experience to weave a enjoyable and unforgettable tale of will, friendship and relations bonds.
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  • Troll Blood

    By Katherine Langrish

    The boy twisted like a cat, there has been a swirl of cloak and a rasping sound. whatever flashed into the air - a protracted metal sword .... Peer and Hilde are thirsty for experience, so whilst a Viking longship docks of their village, they choose to set sail for Vinland - a mysterious position a long way around the perilous sea. yet are the ship's captain and his sword-wielding son quite sincere sailors? and should Peer and Hilde ever go back? The 3rd exciting e-book within the Troll Fell saga.
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  • The Dead Of Night (Tomorrow, Book 2)

    By John Marsden

    A number of months after the 1st fighter jets landed of their personal yard, Ellie and her 5 terrified yet defiant buddies fight to outlive amid a baffling clash. Their households are unreachable; the mountains at the moment are their domestic. whilst of them fall in the back of enemy traces, Ellie understands what needs to take place subsequent: a rescue venture. Homer, the most powerful and so much unpredictable between them, is the single to take cost. whereas others have their doubts approximately his skills, Homer has no selection yet to end up them improper - or hazard wasting every little thing to the enemy.
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  • The Terror: A Novel

    By Dan Simmons

    The boys on board HMS Terror have each expectation of discovering the Northwest Passage. while the expedition's chief, Sir John Franklin, meets a negative dying, Captain Francis Crozier takes command and leads his surviving crewmen on a final, determined try and flee south around the ice. yet as one other wintry weather techniques, as scurvy and hunger develop extra poor, and because the Terror at the ice stalks them southward, Crozier and his males start to worry there isn't any get away. A haunting, gripping tale according to real ancient occasions, the phobia is a singular that may relax you for your center.
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  • The Eye of God (Sigma Force)

    By James Rollins

    In The Eye of God, a Sigma strength novel, New York Times bestselling writer James Rollins promises an apocalyptic imaginative and prescient of a destiny envisioned via the far-off past.
     
    In the wilds of Mongolia, a learn satellite tv for pc has crashed, triggering an explosive look for its priceless shipment: a code-black physics venture attached to the learn of darkish energy—and a stunning picture of the jap seaboard of the USA in utter ruin.
     
    At the Vatican, a package deal arrives containing unusual artifacts: a cranium scrawled with historical Aramaic and a tome certain in human epidermis. DNA proof finds that either got here from an analogous physique: the lengthy useless Mongol king Genghis Khan.
     
    Commander grey Pierce and Sigma strength got down to find a fact tied to the autumn of the Roman Empire, to a secret going again to the delivery of Christianity, and to a weapon hidden for hundreds of years that holds the destiny of humanity.

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  • Eldest (Inheritance Cycle, Book 2) (The Inheritance Cycle)

    By Christopher Paolini

    Ideal for lovers of Lord of the earrings, the New York Times bestselling Inheritance Cycle in regards to the dragon rider Eragon has offered over 35 million copies and is a world fable sensation.


    Darkness falls…despair abounds…evil reigns…

    Eragon and his dragon, Saphira, have simply kept the insurgent nation from destruction by way of the potent forces of King Galbatorix, merciless ruler of the Empire. Now Eragon needs to go back and forth to Ellesmera, land of the elves, for extra education within the abilities of the Dragon Rider: magic and swordsmanship. quickly he's at the trip of an entire life, his eyes open to awe-inspring new locations and other people, his days jam-packed with clean event. yet chaos and betrayal plague him at each flip, and not anything is what it sort of feels. prior to lengthy, Eragon doesn’t recognize whom he can trust.

    in the meantime, his cousin Roran needs to struggle a brand new battle–one that will placed Eragon in even graver danger.

    Will the king’s darkish hand strangle all resistance? Eragon won't get away with even his lifestyles. . . .


    Praise for Eragon:
    “Unusual, strong . . . clean and fluid. a magnificent begin to a writing profession that’s guaranteed to flourish.” –Booklist, Starred
    “Christopher Paolini make[s] literary magic along with his precocious debut.” –People
    “The new ‘It’ e-book of children’s lit.” –U.S. information & global Report
    “An auspicious commencing to either profession and series.” –Publishers Weekly

    A number 1 New York instances Bestseller
    A number 1 Publishers Weekly Bestseller
    A united states this day Bestseller
    A Wall road magazine Bestseller
    A ebook feel booklet of the Year
    A number one ebook feel Selection


    From the Hardcover edition.
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  • Orders is Orders (Military & War Short Stories Collection)

    By L. Ron Hubbard

    The chinese language urban of Shunkien is below siege, the japanese army laying it to waste.  in the midst of town sits the yankee consulate, a delicate sanctuary filled with refugees, threatened not just by means of artillery, yet by way of the ravages of hunger and cholera.

    200 miles away, at the USS Miami, stands their in simple terms hope—Marine Gunnery Sergeant James Mitchell.  As difficult as Tom Hanks in Saving inner most Ryan—and simply as stubborn—if anyone can negotiate a very important provide of gold and medication via two hundred miles of bullets, bombs and butchery, it’s Sergeant Mitchell. 

    But the japanese are the least of his problems.  First there’s Goldy Brown, the yankee fan-dancer who’s hitched alongside for the ride—a woman as unpredictable as her skirt is tight.  after which there’s the best enemy of all: alcohol.  Mitchell has a weak spot for the bottle, and if he falls into one, it’s the United States that would pay the price.  

    As a tender guy, Hubbard visited Manchuria, the place his closest good friend headed up British intelligence in northern China.  Hubbard received a distinct perception into the antagonistic political weather among China and Japan—a wisdom that informs tales like Orders Is Orders. moreover, he served as a primary Sergeant with the twentieth usa Marine Corps Reserve—giving him first-hand wisdom of what it capability to be a Marine.


    “Originally released in 1937, this story is a most suitable audio, packed with sound results, Asian-inspired song, and vigorous characterizations.”
    —Booklist
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  • The Adventures of Indiana Jones

    FOR the 1st TIME in one VOLUME–THE 3 exciting NOVELS encouraged through THE BLOCKBUSTER FILMS

    With bullwhip in hand, Indiana Jones has unearthed a wealth of old treasures. In Raiders of the misplaced Ark, the fearless archeologist trips from Nepal to Cairo to the Mediterranean, dodging poisons, traps, and snakes, struggling with competitors outdated and new–all in pursuit of an historic artifact that holds the main to brilliant, invincible strength. Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom unearths our intrepid hero in a distant village in India, the place a mysterious previous shaman tells him that his arrival has been foreseen–and that he needs to retrieve a stolen mystical stone. and eventually, Indy needs to face the main not easy and private activity of his lifestyles: rescue his estranged father, the eminent professor Dr. Henry Jones, from a Nazi’s lair, and get well the mythical Holy Grail. but Indiana Jones and the final campaign doesn’t suggest the journey is over. . . .
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  • Blood Vengeance: Matt Drake 7 (Volume 7)

    Publication 7 of the Matt Drake sequence. within the pivotal novel of the Matt Drake sequence, every thing adjustments. Matt Drake’s workforce is torn aside round him. The President of the us is kidnapped. the USA and the realm take a seat prior to their television monitors, shuddering in disbelief as Washington DC itself comes lower than assault. The Blood King is again! The evening hasn't ever been so darkish, the sunrise to this point out of achieve. Who will reside and who will die? Mai Kitano’s long-lost mom and dad are being held captive by means of her previous extended family in Tokyo. The stakes couldn’t be larger as she fights to avoid wasting their lives. The SPEAR group fight on via their very own losses, scuffling with throughout the Capitol’s nightmare streets to avoid wasting the President until eventually eventually they're confronted with a military of the Blood King’s males. They mount the battlements of a citadel in loss of life Valley to make a final stand—determined to make the final solid struggle in their lives really epic.
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  • Roaming Cadenza (A Bard's Folktale) (Volume 1)

    Summer season after highschool commencement and not anything however the open street sooner than him, Kody Lehane takes to the air on a street journey to determine what this entire "adulthood" factor is all approximately. to be able to support his previous co-worker Glenn conquer his demanding previous, Kody, together with his buddy air of mystery and his ex-lover Alma, will do no matter what it takes to aid their mentally risky blood brother, and notice a few of the international alongside the best way. they will cease at not anything, whether it capacity breaking previous offers, betraying these closest to them, and retracing the stairs of the lifeless to discover what they believe they're trying to find.
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