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A Boy Ride

  [english | 1909]  

Gulielma Zollinger

Summary: [To Ride Pegasus is a 1973 book by Anne McCaffrey published by Del Rey. It is a short story collection about the origins of the Talents people with psionic powers who would play an important role in the future of humanity. Several of its stories were previously published elsewhere.]
Genres: [adventureDownloads: 232

A Chapter Of Adventures

  [english | 1890]  

G Henty

Summary: [A Chapter Of Adventures Classic Reprint by G A Henty. BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE George Alfred Henty was born near Cambridge in 1832 and educated at Vestminster School and Gonville and Caius College Cambridge. He volunteered for service in the Crimean Var and after some varied experiences adopted a journalistic career. He served as war correspondent of the Standard during the Austro-Italian campaign of ...]
Genres: [young readers | nautical | adventureDownloads: 265

A Dash From Diamond City

  [english | 1885]  

George Manville Fenn

Summary: [A Dash From Diamond City by George Manville Fenn. A Dash from Diamond City is presented here in a high quality kindle edition. This popular classic work by George Manville Fenn is in the English language. If you enjoy the works of George Manville Fenn then we highly recommend this publication for your book collection.]
Genres: [adventure | war | fiction and literatureDownloads: 348

A Girl Ride In Iceland

  [english | 1894]  

Ethel Brilliana Alec Tweedie

Excerpts: [... their horses man fashion again, every London tailor will immediately set himself to design becoming and useful divided skirts for the purpose. I strongly ...... him a letter for my good friend-addressed. DR. FRIDTJOF NANSEN, NORTH POLE. Kindly favoured by F. G. Jackson. How strange it will be if these ...... was confident he had ascertained for himself, independently of our ...]
Genres: [travel | adventure | non fictionDownloads: 58

A Heroine Of France

  [english | 1903]  

Evelyn Everett Green

Summary: [Evelyn Ward Everett-Green (17 November 1856 London - 23 April 1932 Funchal) was an English novelist who started her writing career with improving and pious stories for children and later wrote historical fiction for older girls and then adult romantic fiction. She wrote about 350 books: more than 200 under her own name and others using the pen-names H. F. E. Cecil Adair E. Ward or Evelyn Dare.]
Genres: [adventure | religion | young readersDownloads: 215

A Legacy Of Peril

  [english | 1897]  

William Murray Graydon

Summary: [A Legacy Of Peril by William Murray Graydon. An excerpt Digby Tryon shipping merchant of New York had departed this life suddenly. So the newspapers with eloquent expressions of regret for the city s loss had informed the public on the morning previous to that which witnesses the commencement of this narrative. For the benefit of such as did not read the news a streamer of crape fluttered from ...]
Genres: [adventureDownloads: 58

A Narrative Of The Shipwreck

  [english | 1836]  

Horace Holden

Excerpts: [... that subject by H. Holden:-. In addition to the gentlemen mentioned in the Narrative, we are under great obligations to Mr. Stephen Oliphant and his ...... dashing over and around us with tremendous violence. At this awful moment I was in my berth, in the steerage. When the ship struck the third time, ...... there might be some chance of rescuing him from the waves. They were ...]
Genres: [adventure | nautical | historyDownloads: 71

A Passion In The Desert

  [english | ]  

Honor De Balzac

Excerpts: [... Desert by Balzac #48 in our series Balzac. A Passion in the Desert. by Honore de Balzac. Translated by Ernest Dowson. December, 1998 [Etext ...... assume to show they are not taken in. Then, when I was expatiating on the courage of M. Martin, he smiled, shook his head knowingly, and said, 'Well ...... of provisions. Not surmising that the notion of flight would occur to their ...]
Genres: [short story | adventureDownloads: 312

A Pirate Of The Caribbees

  [english | 1893]  

Harry Collingwood

Excerpts: [... peered into it, endeavouring to pierce the veil of fog that formed its farther extremity, I suddenly became aware of a vague shape indistinctly perceptible ...... before sunset, orders were given to throw the main-deck guns overboard, it became borne in upon me that matters were becoming mighty serious with us. With ...... giving her a parting cheer as she vanished. The captain ...]
Genres: [pirate tales | nautical | adventureDownloads: 219

A Princess Of Mars

  [english | 1912]  

Edgar Rice Burroughs

Summary: [Suggested reading: p. 617.]
Genres: [adventure | science fiction | pulpDownloads: 337

A Sailor Lass

  [english | 1893]  

Emma Leslie

Excerpts: [... and occasionally see a rocket piercing the midnight blackness of the sky, appealing for help for the drowning men. At the coastguard station, ...... to disturb the child. Well, I want a tub of hot water, snapped Mrs. Peters. You'll find the tub in the backyard, and the kettle's near on the boil. ...... sharp voice was heard calling for the blanket long before he had groped his way ...]
Genres: [young readers | nautical | adventureDownloads: 455

A Sea Queen Sailing

  [english | 1906]  

Charles Whistler

Excerpts: [... bear a Scottish name, he said. Have you no Scottish kin besides Melbrigda.. I shook my head, whereon Dalfin spoke for me. Here, he said, ...... can well believe it. He is the only one of all that crowd who is worth a thought. It is the first time they have let me sail with him-it is but a chance ...... southward, but we could not tell, and maybe we expected him to see nothing. But ...]
Genres: [nautical | adventure | fiction and literatureDownloads: 365

A Secret Of The Lebombo

  [english | 1905]  

Bertram Mitford

Summary: [Another well-written adventure in South Africa from this author with gallant romance included. Mitfords writing pleases especially because of his vivid description of localities and irony regarding British and native people. The key however is in the fascinating stories themselves that are woven into the novel.]
Genres: [adventureDownloads: 499


  [italian | 1883]  

Antonio Ghislanzoni

Excerpts: [... ricevuto dal forestiere una carta di visita ed un autografo accompagnato da un biglietto a stampa di effetto miracoloso. Sulle carte di visita ...... gli idioti contadini, che non sanno leggere, n? ragionare. Vedete qual logica balorda. Come si illudono grossolanamente i poveretti sulla ...... istintivo desiderio del meglio che ? il principio motore della umanit?, deve fare il suo ...]
Genres: [adventureDownloads: 343

Adrift In A Boat

  [english | 1869]  

W G Kingston

Summary: [Maxine Hong Kingston is a Chinese American author and Professor Emeritus at the University of California Berkeley where she graduated with a BA in English in 1962. Kingston has written three novels and several works of non-fiction about the experiences of Chinese immigrants living in the United States. She has contributed to the feminist movement with such works as her memoir The Woman Warrior ...]
Genres: [nautical | adventure | historyDownloads: 461

Adrift In The Ice Fields

  [english | 1877]  

Charles Hall

Summary: [amazing!]
Genres: [adventure | young readersDownloads: 89

Adrift In The Wilds

  [english | 1887]  

Edward Ellis

Summary: [Adrift In The Wilds by Edward S Ellis. An excerpt One beautiful misummer night in 18-- a large heavily laden steamer was making her way swiftly up the Pacific coast in the direction of San Francisco. She was opposite the California shore only a day s sail distant from the City of the Golden Gate and many of the passengers had already begun making preparations for landing even though a whole night ...]
Genres: [adventure | young readersDownloads: 434

Adrift On An Ice Pan

  [english | 1909]  

Wilfred Grenfell

Summary: [Forget the glorifying intro by another person (praising the authors work as medical missionary). What follows is a short dry account of a remarkable event.]
Genres: [adventure | non fictionDownloads: 350

Adrift On The Pacific

  [english | 1911]  

Edward Ellis

Summary: [Adrift On The Pacific by Edward S Ellis. Adrift on the Pacific A Boys Story of the Sea and its Perils By EDWARD S. ELLIS ]
Genres: [adventure | nautical | young readersDownloads: 388

Adventures In Southern Seas

  [english | 1920]  

George Forbes

Summary: [Not recommended. No creditability too outlandish in too many places.]
Genres: [adventure | nautical | fiction and literatureDownloads: 1
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