“Fifteen men on the Dead Man"s Chest! Yo-ho-ho, and a bottle of rum! Drink and the devil had done for the rest. Yo-ho-ho, and a bottle of rum!” ― Robert Louis Stevenson, Treasure Island. ‘Billy’ Bones, Robinson Crusoe, Friday, Lemuel Gulliver, Long John Silver, Captain Flint and the Swiss Family Robinson are just some of the famous fictional castaways featured in Shipwrecked Six Pack, a salty, sea-story lover’s smorgasbord of desert island classics. Included in this collection: The Life and Adventures of Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe Gulliver’s Travels Part I – A Voyage to Lilliput by Jonathan Swift The Swiss Family Robinson by Johann David Wyss The Coral Island: A Tale of the Pacific Ocean by R. M. Ballantyne Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson The Blue Lagoon by Henry De Vere Stacpoole Includes image gallery. ABOUT THE AUTHORS Robert Michael Ballantyne (24 April 1825 – 8 February 1894) was a Scottish author of juvenile fiction who wrote more than 100 books. His 1858 novel The Coral Island: A Tale of the Pacific Ocean (1858) is one of the first works of fiction to feature exclusively juvenile heroes. The tale of three boys marooned on a South Pacific island, the only survivors of a shipwreck, was the inspiration for William Golding"s dystopian novel Lord of the Flies (1954). Daniel Defoe (c.1660 – 24 April 1731), born Daniel Foe, was an English trader, writer, journalist, pamphleteer, and spy, most famous for his novel Robinson Crusoe, published in 1719. Henry De Vere Stacpoole (9 April 1863 – 12 April 1951) was an Irish author. His best known work is the 1908 romance novel The Blue Lagoon, which has been adapted into movies on five occasions. Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson (13 November 1850 – 3 December 1894) was a Scottish novelist, poet, essayist, and travel writer. His most famous works are Treasure Island, Kidnapped, and Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde. Jonathan Swift (30 November 1667 – 19 October 1745) was an Anglo-Irish satirist, essayist, political pamphleteer (first for the Whigs, then for the Tories), poet and cleric who became Dean of St Patrick"s Cathedral, Dublin. Johann David Wyss (May 28, 1743 - January 11, 1818) was a Swiss author, best remembered for The Swiss Family Robinson (Der schweizerische Robinson). Translator William Henry Giles Kingston (28 February 1814 – 5 August 1880), often credited as W. H. G. Kingston, was an English writer of boys" adventure novels.
From the deceptively staid halls ofthe capitol to the most exotic parts of the world, a complex conspiracy thatredefines international intrigue unfolds in The Puppets of Washington series. BOOK 1 - WASHINGTON DC: The Sadir Affair - An agent shot by an assassin.Another on the run and accused of the attack. A CIA cover-up to hide a failed operation that floods the U.S. with illegal drugs and moves faulty armaments to Israeli troops in the Gaza strip. And manipulating everything from the shadows is the enigmatic figure known only as the Puppeteer. BOOK 2 - AUSTRALIA: The Puppeteer - Two years ago, agents Talya Kartz and Samuel Meshullam were accused of crimes against the Israeli government. Though cleared of wrongdoing in the United States, they still need to find out who set them up and why. Unable to rely on their own, they find help with the Canadian Secret Service and begin a worldwide chase that begins in Australia to locate the dangerous individual known only as the Puppeteer. BOOK 3 - MALI: The Beginning - Three years ago, a Carmine Resources agent vanished with half a million dollars while on assignment in Mali. New agent Talya Kartz was sent to investigate, and quickly discovered that the simple missing person case was ballooning into a deadly game of cat and mouse. Framed for a murder and few allies to trust, the only way out may require the help of a Prince. BOOK 4 - DAKAR: The Savoi Affair - The accidental revelation of the Puppeteer"s identity only escalates the international crisis unfolding in Dakar. Agents Talya Kartz andSamuel Meshullam are racing against time to solve their ever-growing list of mysteries, all tied together with tenuous links to the Puppeteer. In order to bring the Puppeteer to justice and save themselves, they need to get to Ottawa before their enemies can stop them.
Robert Louis Stevenson (13 November 1850 – 3 December 1894) was a literary celebrity in his lifetime and remains one of the most translated authors in the world (Currently ranked #26). He was a novelist, poet and a prolific travel writer in an age when moving across nations was arduous and fraught with peril. Stevenson lived his short life to the full. Of the cocaine-fueled writing binge that produced Strange Case of Jekyll and Hyde, his wife Fanny said: "That an invalid in my husband"s condition of health should have been able to perform the manual labor alone of putting 60,000 words on paper in six days, seems almost incredible." No Robert Louis Stevenson collection would be complete without Treasure Island, another genre kick-starter which, partly thanks to Disney, remains alive in the public’s imagination; and Kidnapped, Stevenson’s famous “boy’s” novel. There is also The Black Arrow: A Tale of the Two Roses, a lesser known historical romance adventure set during England’s Wars of the Roses, and An Inland Voyage, a pioneering work of travel literature by Stevenson about a canoeing trip through France and Belgium in 1876. This collection includes an image gallery with portraits of Stevenson, photographs from his last years in Samoa, copies of first edition book covers and reproductions of many original Victorian illustrations. Stevenson Six Pack An Inland Voyage Treasure Island The Body Snatcher Strange Case of Jekyll & Hyde Kidnapped The Black Arrow: A Tale of the Two Roses *Image Gallery.
Wolf Knight is a story about a lonely orphan, of his efforts and his adventures to become a knight in modern times. He will be forced to use every trick up his sleeve as he faces trials after trials, all the while making friends and enemies along the way. This is the story of one boy and one wolf who are different yet similar in many ways as he sheds his old name and embarks on his journey of knighthood.
Major General Sir Richard Hannay is a fictional secret agent created by Scottish novelist John Buchan and made further popular by the 1935 Alfred Hitchcock film The 39 Steps. Buchan’s resourceful, German-speaking spy is partly based on Edmund Ironside, from Edinburgh, an espionage operative during the Second Boer War. The Richard Hannay Collection – The 39 Steps, Greenmantle and Mr Standfast presents the first and best three Richard Hannay adventures: The Thirty Nine Steps Hannay arrives in London on the eve of World War I, where he meets an American agent seeking help in stopping a political assassination. Before long, Hannay finds himself in possession of a little black book that holds the key to the conspiracy — and on the run from both the police and members of a mysterious organization that will stop at nothing to keep their secrets hidden. Greenmantle Hannay is called in to investigate rumors of an uprising in the Muslim world, and undertakes a perilous journey through enemy territory to meet his friend Sandy in Constantinople. Once there, he and his friends must thwart the Germans" plans to use religion to help them win the war, climaxing at the battle of Erzurum. Mr Standfast Recalled from duty on the Western Front by spymaster Sir Walter Bullivant, Hannay goes undercover as a pacifist, working to outwit a dangerous German spy and his agents. Guided by his contact—and love interest—Mary Lamington, Hannay tracks his enemy from London to Glasgow to the Scottish Highlands, eventually confronting him in a dramatic climax above the battlefields of Europe. The title refers to a character in John Bunyan"s Pilgrim"s Progress, to which there are many other references in the novel; Hannay uses a copy of Pilgrim"s Progress to decipher coded messages from his contacts, and letters from his friend Peter Pienaar. This digital edition of The Richard Hannay Collection – The 39 Steps, Greenmantle and Mr Standfast includes an image gallery.
Kayla, an Omega, has been in and out of the foster system since being rescued from her past but even that is a far cry from what she needs. She needs a family, people to be there for, to be there for her. Over the years, she’s found what she’s needed in a few good friends she now calls sisters, and their mates of which she calls her brothers. She feels the need to give them everything she’s ever worked for, jobs, homes, and she's been working for that specifically within her own mechanic shop. Her dreams are cresting, ready to be captured the moment she hears she's been invited back to Phaux’s Auto Show which is the place to sell, what could go wrong?
The sole survivor of a lost whaling ship relates the tale of his captain's self-destructive obsession to hunt the white whale, Moby Dick. This classic story by Herman Melville revolves around Captain Ahab and his obsession with a huge whale, Moby Dick.
Kazuna transfers to the prestigious Galestorm Academy seeking a normal high school life, but he's much too extraordinary for that. It's his first day and he's already garnered the attention of the entire student body. Now he has to somehow keep his past a secret while being under the watchful eyes of everyone around him. "Yeah seems simple enough." Kazuna answers
In the second volume of The Superhero's Son Omnibus series, get the next three books in the series in one convenient discounted ebook box set! In "The Superhero's Powers," Bolt finds himself stripped of his powers and on the run from his most dangerous enemy yet and must figure out how to regain his powers in time to save himself and his family; in "The Superhero's Origin," Bolt must stop his grandfather's secret agenda that could ruin his life forever; and in "The Superhero's World," Bolt and his friends must defend Earth from the invasion of an alien race that seeks nothing less than the total destruction of the planet.
Jack London (1876-1916) lived a short life over a hundred years ago but is still one of the most widely read and translated authors in the world. His The Call of the Wild and White Fang are studied in schools and universities wherever English is spoken. And a new generation of eBook readers has discovered and embraced other less well-known works by London such as Love of Life and John Barleycorn. Six of London’s best pieces are gathered in Jack London Six Pack, a digital delight for fans of London’s work and of classic American literature in general. Jack London Six Pack The Call of the Wild White Fang A Day’s Lodging John Barleycorn Love of Life Hobos That Pass in the Night. Digital edition includes original illustrations and links to free unabridged audio recordings of selected works.