Peter and the Sword of Mercy (Starcatchers) by Dave Barry, Ridley Pearson

By Dave Barry, Ridley Pearson

The yr is 1901--it's been twenty-three years considering the fact that Peter and the misplaced Boys lower back from Rundoon. on account that then, not anyone at the island has grown an afternoon older, and the misplaced Boys proceed their friendship with the Mollusk tribe, and their competition with Captain Hook. in the meantime in London, Molly has married George Darling and is elevating 3 young ones: Wendy, Michael, and John. One evening a customer appears to be like at her door; it's James, one among Peter's unique misplaced Boys. he's now operating for Scotland backyard and suspects that the inheritor to England's throne, Prince Albert Edward, is below the effect of shadow creatures. those shadow creatures are made up our minds to discover a mystery cache of startstuff which fell to London many centuries in the past. The starstuff is hidden in an underground vault which has just one key: the Sword of Mercy, a legendary weapon stored with the Crown Jewels. Molly is decided to aid, but if she abruptly is going lacking, it truly is as much as her eleven-year-old daughter, Wendy, to maintain the starstuff out of the Others' clutches. She has heard her mother's tales of a flying boy named Peter Pan, and he will be her merely desire in saving the area from a shadowy doom.

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Soldier of Fortune (Captain Daniel Rawson, Book 1) by Edward Marston

By Edward Marston

This can be the 1st in a thrilling new experience sequence, set before everything of the eighteenth century and that includes Captain Daniel Rawson, soldier, secret agent, linguist and ladies' man.

Whether he's extracting useful intelligence from the spouse of a French basic or best his males in a Forlorn desire, Rawson is a guy on whom the Duke of Marlborough can constantly rely.

Seething with intrigue and choked with swashbuckling heroics, the radical follows the accomplice military at the lengthy, perilous trek throughout Europe to satisfy the French and their allies on the ferocious conflict of Blenheim.

"An mesmerizing and entire old adventure."
The sturdy e-book Guide

"High experience in an exciting plot."
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Von Ryan's Express by David Westheimer

By David Westheimer

1000 British and American POWs discover ways to hate the yankee colonel who singlehandedly shapes them up. His strict self-discipline brings order to the camp; it additionally earns him a derisive "von." while Italy surrenders, German guards herd the boys into boxcars for cargo to the Reich. Ryan has different rules. He reckons to take the educate to Switzerland...and freedom.
"A taut, interesting and well-keyed battle novel...Ryan is a tricky hero to love, yet he's a hero still. an exhilarating, actual book." (Book Week)

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Papillon by Henri Charriere

By Henri Charriere

Acusado de un crimen que no ha cometido, Papillon es condenado a trabajos forzados en una colonia penitenciaria en los angeles Guayana francesa. Cuarenta días después de su llegada intenta su primera fuga y es confinado en una solitaria celda de castigo y enviado al peor de los lugares de los angeles tierra: los angeles Isla del Diablo. Nadie ha logrado jamás escapar con vida de allí, pero él no cejará en sus intentos de recuperar los angeles libertad, burlando a sus brutales carceleros, atravesando en un precario bote un mar infestado de tiburones, internándose en los angeles selva y enfrentándose a desafíos sobrehumanos...

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Mystic Warrior (Rogue Angel, Book 57) by Alex Archer, Mel Odom

By Alex Archer, Mel Odom

Uncovering an historic aristocracy and its hidden secret

Archaeologist and television exhibit host Annja Creed trades in her dig instruments and soiled excavations for the sunny climes of Hollywood. Serving as a prop advisor for a favored television myth sequence, Annja's having fun with the lighting fixtures, digital camera and lots more and plenty much less motion. till a scrying crystal is stolen off the set…and it seems to be whatever greater than a prop.

The crystal, in reality, is a beneficial artifact from the interval of the Crusades. yet within the means of getting better it, Annja discovers anything way more priceless: an old record that may result in the misplaced treasure of the Merovingian kings. Rulers of France's oldest dynasty throughout the 3rd century AD—predating even Charlemagne—the Merovingians have been stated to be mystic warriors, armed with the facility of God.

But Annja isn't the single person who is aware in regards to the rfile. And now she needs to face down a malevolent team that's a ways too acquainted with Garin, one in all her closest allies. great point she stocks way more with those mystic warrriors than even she might be able to think.

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Jaguars and Electric Eels (Penguin Great Journeys) by Alexander von Humboldt

By Alexander von Humboldt

An outstanding, cutting edge and stressed philosopher, the younger Humboldt (1769-1859) went on his epochal trip to the recent international in the course of a time of innovative ferment throughout Europe. This a part of his matchless narrative of event and clinical study specializes in his time in Venezuela - within the Llanos and at the Orinoco River - driving and paddling, restlessly and fortunately noting the extreme issues on each hand. "Great Journeys" permits readers to shuttle either round the planet and again in the course of the centuries -- but in addition again into principles and worlds scary, ruthless and vicious in several methods from our personal. Few examining reports can start to fit that of attractive with writers who observed miraculous issues: nice civilisations, partitions of ice, violent and implacable jungles, deserts and mountains, multitudes of birds and flora new to technological know-how. studying those books is to determine the area afresh, to rediscover a time whilst many cultures have been relatively unusual to one another, the place legends and tales have been taken care of as evidence and during which quite a bit used to be nonetheless to be stumbled on.

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The Osiris Curse (Tweed & Nightingale Adventure, Book 2) by Paul Crilley

By Paul Crilley

Steampunk Sherlock Holmes meets The X-Files with a touch of romantic stress and a wide dose of adventure.

When Nikola Tesla is murdered and blueprints for his great guns are stolen, Tweed and Nightingale are drawn right into a international cat and mouse chase along with his killers. What's extra, apparently the folks who shot Nikola Tesla are a similar humans liable for Octavia's mother's disappearance. because the circumstances intertwine, Tweed and Nightingale's investigations make them a murdered archeologist and a mystery society referred to as The airtight Order of Set. Fleeing the cult's wrath, they pass undercover at the luxurious airship, The Albion, commencing on her maiden voyage to Tutankhamen's View, a 5 big name inn inbuilt the hollowed-out and refurbished nice Pyramid of Giza.

In Egypt, the duo start to resolve the poor fact in the back of Tesla's loss of life, a mystery so earth-shattering that if printed it will suggest rewriting the total background of the realm. but when the cult's plans aren't stopped, Britain may possibly lose the long run.

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Trail of 32: The True Story of a Youthful Spirit That Knew by Paul Rega

By Paul Rega

THE excellent, real tale of a bunch of thirty-two boys and leaders who complete an awesome feat in 1972, once they rode their bicycles from wooden Dale, Illinois to Jacksonville, Florida.

The 1960's and early 70's have been a less complicated time--a good judgment two-pedal global with lifelike adventures, and daily heroes. in the summertime of 1972, an innocence used to be misplaced while twenty-six younger boys in a small rural city got down to accomplish anything higher than themselves. Their trip of approximately 1,400 miles might take them via 8 states, crossing over the good Smoky Mountains. It used to be a massive achievement--one that may be hailed because the longest prepared motorbike hike within the background of Scouting.

"I maintain considering this has received to return out as one of many maximum stories for those boys. i might placed this up with any quantity of schooling, any quantity of trip and any quantity of heritage. I simply can't say sufficient approximately a firm that places itself via a specific thing like this."

~ Mal Bellairs, Former Radio speak exhibit Host, WIVS-AM, Crystal Lake, Illinois

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Skywalker: Highs and Lows on the Pacific Crest Trail by Bill Walker

By Bill Walker

The Pacific Crest nationwide Scenic path (PCT )is the ideal position for a typical individual to do whatever outstanding. invoice Walker ("Skywalker"), who stands 6'11", might sound like whatever yet standard. but in a brutally sincere tone, he lays to reveal all his massive weaknesses and fears. between those are crushing weightloss and fatigue, besides an apprehension of having misplaced or a undergo stealing his meals. still, he's certain and decided to hike the PCT, which at 2,663 miles, runs all of the approach from Mexico to Canada.

The PCT's calling card is its beautiful good looks. It has a variety of geography unequaled through any footpath on this planet. Haunting and beckoning the PCT hiker are the implacable wasteland, the towering majesty of the so-called excessive Sierra, and the ruggedly bleak, northern Cascade variety. certainly, the PCT hiker faces a lot higher extremes of terrain and weather than at the famed Appalachian path. finishing this tough problem demands overwhelming readability of objective. Walker's signature attribute as a author is his actual expertise in taking pictures humans ("Skywalker's humor, his take pleasure in human foibles entice a extensive audience."--Jeff Minnick, Smoky Mountain e-book News). evidently, he's a humans individual simply because he runs into and vividly describes a really colourful forged of characters from likely all walks of yankee lifestyles. between those are Uber whinge, Shit Bag, and Serial Killer; the reader learns how those hikers ended up with their names (hint: blunders).

The reader needn't fear that Walker is a bully. all through this irreverent narrative, he turns his massive provide of humor again on himself in ruthlessly self-deprecating style. all of it makes for a pleasant learn.

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