Archive For The “Adventure” Category
By Kathy Parks
A few humans may say that Denver had a dying want. Why else may she have dared to sneak right into a Malibu seashore celebration the place she’d be surrounded through enemies, specifically together with her ex-BFF Abigail?
Oh yeah. Croix. Denver by no means notion in 1000000 years he’d ask her out, yet who used to be she to question this miracle of destiny? good, that wasn’t the one shock destiny had in store.
During the get together a tsunami hit the coast of California, wiping out every little thing in its direction. Denver and a handful of others escaped dying by way of keeping onto the roof of the home and have been swept out to sea. in fact, one in all her fellow castaways used to be none except Abigail, who may possibly slightly stand the sight of her.
Now that she’s floating within the ocean, caught on a small boat with the preferred young children in class and ready to be rescued, Denver wonders what could kill her first-dehydration, sunstroke, or the lady she used to think about as a sister?
A hilariously darkish and twisted tale that glints with a remarkably clean voice, The Lifeboat Clique is Kathy Park’s irreverent but insightful novel approximately the best way to live on within the such a lot unthinkable conditions.
By Brian Jacques
Tells the tale of the way Redwall Abbey was once tested throughout the bravery of the mythical mouse Martin, and his epic quest for Salamandastron. Illustrated with black and white bankruptcy heads via Gary Chalk.
By Paolo Bacigalupi
In America's Gulf Coast quarter, the place grounded oil tankers are being damaged down for elements, Nailer, a teenage boy, works the sunshine group, scavenging for copper wiring simply to make quota--and expectantly dwell to work out one other day. but if, by means of success or probability, he discovers a phenomenal clipper send beached in the course of a up to date storm, Nailer faces an important choice of his existence: Strip the send for all it's worthy or rescue its lone survivor, a gorgeous and prosperous lady who could lead on him to a greater life...
By Leslie Charteris
For a few years the Saint was once at battle both with criminals and the legislation. That resulted in hassle, and at some point the Saint ultimately made his peace with the legislation and joined Scotland backyard. the following day he met the particularly gorgeous chief of a gang and joined her in a enterprise so bold that prior to it used to be comprehensive, the Saint came across himself dealing with the inaccurate finish of a gun belonging to a commissioner at Scotland backyard.
By Susan Smith-Josephy
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In 1926, Lillian Alling, a ecu immigrant, set out on a trip domestic from ny. She had little funds and no transportation, yet lots of selection. this can be a choice of own files, first-hand memories, relations stories and archival examine that supply clean clues to Lillian's tale.
By Stephen Coonts
The compelling real-life event from New York Times bestselling writer Stephen Coonts—now to be had as an ebook
Bestselling writer Stephen Coonts’s stirring ode to aviation: a revealing account of his 3 months spent exploring small-town the US from the skies
Stephen Coonts spent the summer time of 1991 cruising above rivers, farms, mountains, and swamps within the Cannibal Queen, his restored 1942 Boeing-Stearman open cockpit biplane. along with his fourteen-year-old son, David, alongside for the trip, Coonts explored the varied landscapes of the forty-eight contiguous states, touching down in every one to checklist the untold tales of America’s geographical region. the result's The Cannibal Queen, a outstanding memoir that includes all of the technical aviation knowledge of Coonts’s acclaimed thrillers, yet with the highlight centred squarely at the fantastic thing about rural the United States and the spirit of these who stay there.
This e-book positive aspects an illustrated biography of Stephen Coonts, together with infrequent images from the author’s own assortment.
By Carey Rockwell
This, the 3rd e-book within the Tom Corbett sequence via "Carey Rockwell" (whoever he used to be in genuine lifestyles) -- is, like every of the Tom Corbett books, anything particular. It's one other story of the 3 younger males who serve within the sun shield as house Cadets.
And this story of the cadets' adventures is a narrative you've bought to like, too. We suggest, house Pirates! Space Pirates! How cool are you able to get? There's an strength Lock formulation that enables the gap Pirates (shiver me space-timbers, matey!) to rob spaceships at will. The Polaris staff needs to pass underground to discover the stolen formulation. . . !
Neat stuff! learn it now!
By Clive Cussler, Dirk Cussler
"Dirk Pitt is oceanography's resolution to Indiana Jones," praises the linked Press. "Exotic destinations, ruthless villains and plenty of slim escapes—Cussler's lovers come for swashbuckling [and] he delivers."
And now the Cusslers deliver us Pitt's most threatening event of all.
It is the best improve in American security expertise in decades—an assault submarine able to exceptional underwater speeds. not anything else in the other nation's naval arsenal even comes shut. there's just one challenge: A key component of the prototype is missing—and the fellow who constructed it really is dead.
At an analogous time, ships have all started vanishing mid-ocean, frequently by no means to be came across back, but if they're, occasionally our bodies are discovered aboard . . . burned to a crisp.What is occurring? And what does it need to do with an Italian submarine that itself disappeared in 1943, misplaced at sea? Or used to be she?
It is as much as NUMA director Dirk Pitt and his crew, aided by means of a stunning NCIS agent and by way of Pitt's kids, marine engineer Dirk and oceanographer summer time, to head on a determined foreign chase to discover the reality, from Washington to Mexico, Idaho to Panama. What they notice on the finish of it's a a lot, a lot better danger than even they imagined.
If they don't reach their challenge, the realm as they realize it may well prove a truly diversified place—and no longer a delightful one.
Filled with breathtaking suspense and amazing mind's eye, Poseidon's Arrow is additional evidence that after it involves event writing, not anyone beats Clive Cussler.
By Sarah Woods
Whilst author and intrepid vacationer Sarah Woods set approximately studying the jungles of imperative and South the United States, her quest took her into essentially the most distant tangles of vine-knotted jungles on this planet. In Panama's rain-soaked Chiriquí highlands, she navigated doubtless impassable trails with a machete to arrive quetzals with resplendent jewel-tone plumage.
Sarah sought the local knowledge of the indigenous Embera, deep within the Darien Jungle, so as to come upon the world's biggest and strongest birds of prey-the elusive harpy eagle. utilizing razor-sharp talons to seek and kill sloths and monkeys with lethal precision, those large, winged dinosaurs disguise a lesser-known, softer aspect: devoting nice care to elevating their younger for the 1st years in their lives. Seldom visible within the wild, Sarah struggled to demystify the fear-riddled legends and superstitions that earned the harpy eagle its identify from early explorers.
Her voyage taught her a lot concerning the wealthy glories and captivating spectacle of the wildlife and likewise its demanding situations and risks. She met the albino “moon children” of Kuna Yala, swam within the Panama Canal, encountered left-wing guerrillas on the center of Colombia's five-decade clash, and witnessed Amazonian ideals and customs surrounding shape-shifting and the jungle afterlife. Sarah survived landslides, crash landings, enormous floods, and tradition clashes in mysterious untrodden lands, studying a lot approximately points of herself from the marvelous flora and fauna and tribal peoples she encountered-arguably her greatest trip.
By William Dietrich
In the 5th installment of grasp storyteller William Dietrich’s bestselling event sequence, the swashbuckling, battle-scarred hero Ethan Gage needs to race from the slopes of the Alps to the sultry tropics of the Caribbean to pursue a mysterious Spanish treasure because the destiny of England—and of the world’s first profitable slave revolt—hang desperately within the balance.
The Emerald hurricane is the action-packed old masterpiece that Ethan Gage lovers have lengthy awaited. lovers of the Indiana Jones adventures, the Sharpe’s Rifles sequence, and the exciting works of James Rollins, who himself calls Dietrich’s writing “adventure at its grandest,” will locate The Emerald hurricane a fulfilling, sword-in-hand romp via history—and new readers will observe it because the ideal advent to the breathtaking Ethan Gage Adventures.