The Phoenix Wars. The Journey's Begin-Book 1 Daniel A. McClean 2015 г. NaTavis's little sister, Tracy, has the power to grant wishes. NaTavis makes a wish to go home, not knowing that his home is not real and only in his mind. Tracy's power to grant wishes does something unexpected, and it starts bleeding multiple parallel worlds into their world. Many of the heroes of their world lose their powers as a result of this. So to stabilize the new world that's being created, a young woman named Carol enacts a tournament to keep all people and parties in check. Little does she know, her actions and NaTavis's failed wish starts a whole chain of events that causes thousands of people, aliens, and beings to start coming together in what they hope will be a very interesting future.
The Pagan's Cup by Fergus Hume, Fiction, Mystery & Detective, Action & Adventure, Historical Fergus Hume 2011 г. Certain portions of England yet remain undiscovered by Americans and uncivilized by railways. Colester village above King's-meadows, in a county which need not be named, is one of these unknown spots. No doubt before long the bicycle and the motor-car will enliven its somnolent neighborhood, but at present it is free from the summer jaunts of tourists. With this neglect the Colester folk profess themselves satisfied. They have no wish to come into contact with the busy world. This prejudice against intrusion dates from medieval times, when strangers rarely came to the village with peaceful intentions. Even now a chance comer is looked upon with suspicion.
The May Week Murders Douglas G. Browne 2007 г. Reissue of 1930's crime novel in Cambridge Crime series
The Rescue of the Murdered Consul's Children. Sold Into Slavery Henry Wermuth 2011 г. This book starts with the adventourous wealthy Lord Alan Lindsey. In Constantinople he met his long lost nephew who was one of four children by his murdered brother-in-law, the Consul Lord Georg Gleneagle whose family was sold into slavery. The first traces were discovered in a harem where the young daughter had just been sold to search the spreads over three continents. The Orient, the wild west of America and the Siberian stoppos of Russia, where they have experienced heights and suffered extreme pain and humiliation. Each find was connected with extraordinany adventures.
The Sign of the Four Arthur Conan Doyle 2016 г. Sir Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle KStJ, DL (22 May 1859 – 7 July 1930) was a Scottish writer and physician, most noted for creating the fictional detective Sherlock Holmes and writing stories about him which are generally considered milestones in the field of crime fiction. He is also known for writing the fictional adventures of a second character he invented, Professor Challenger, and for popularising the mystery of the Mary Celeste. He was a prolific writer whose other works include fantasy and science fiction stories, plays, romances, poetry, non-fiction and historical novels. The Sign of the Four (1890), also called The Sign of Four, is the second novel featuring Sherlock Holmes written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Doyle wrote four novels and 56 stories starring the fictional detective. (wikipedia.org)
The Fortunes of Nigel by Sir Walter Scott, Fiction, Historical Sir Walter Scott 2006 г. Having, in the tale of the Heart of Mid-Lothian, succeeded in some degree in awakening an interest in behalf of one devoid of those accomplishments which belong to a heroine almost by right, I was next tempted to choose a hero upon the same unpromising plan; and as worth of character, goodness of heart, and rectitude of principle, were necessary to one who laid no claim to high birth, romantic sensibility, or any of the usual accomplishments of those who strut through the pages of this sort of composition, I made free with the name of a person who has left the most magnificent proofs of his benevolence and charity that the capital of Scotland has to display.--From Sir Walter Scott's introduction
The Latimers. A Tale of the Western Insurrection of 1794 Henry Christopher McCook 2007 г. In this following romance the author has attempted to picture the life of the Scotch-Irish pioneers of the American frontier during the close of the 18th Century. The Colonial immigrants and their scions of this vigorous stock were the chief pathfinders of our then Western border. They opened the wilderness to civilization. They formed a barrier between the hostile indians and the growing settlements of the seabord.
The Blotting Book by E. F. Benson, Fiction, Mystery & Detective E. F. Benson 2005 г. "Darling mother," he was saying, "I really was frightened as to whether you would mind. I couldn't help remembering how you received Mr. Taynton's proposal that you should go for a drive in his car. Don't you remember, Mr. Taynton? Mother's nose did go in the air. It's no use denying it. So I thought, perhaps, that she wouldn't like my having one. But I wanted it so dreadfully, and so I bought it without telling her, and drove down in it today, which is my birthday, so that she couldn't be too severe." Mr. Taynton, while Morris was speaking, had picked up the nutcrackers the boy had been using, and was gravely exploding the shells of the nuts he had helped himself to. So Morris cracked the next one with a loud bang between his white even teeth. "Dear Morris," said his mother, "how foolish of you. Give Mr. Morris another nutcracker," she added to the parlor-maid. "What's foolish?" asked he, cracking another. "Oh Morris, your teeth," she said.
The Quest Of The Sacred Slipper Sax Rohmer 2019 г. This book is a result of an effort made by us towards making a contribution to the preservation and repair of original classic literature.In an attempt to preserve, improve and recreate the original content, we have worked towards:1. Type-setting & Reformatting: The complete work has been re-designed via professional layout, formatting and type-setting tools to re-create the same edition with rich typography, graphics, high quality images, and table elements, giving our readers the feel of holding a 'fresh and newly' reprinted and/or revised edition, as opposed to other scanned & printed (Optical Character Recognition - OCR) reproductions.2. Correction of imperfections: As the work was re-created from the scratch, therefore, it was vetted to rectify certain conventional norms with regard to typographical mistakes, hyphenations, punctuations, blurred images, missing content/pages, and/or other related subject matters, upon our consideration. Every attempt was made to rectify the imperfections related to omitted constructs in the original edition via other references. However, a few of such imperfections which could not be rectified due to intentional\unintentional omission of content in the original edition, were inherited and preserved from the original work to maintain the authenticity and construct, relevant to the work.We believe that this work holds historical, cultural and/or intellectual importance in the literary works community, therefore despite the o...
The Clue of the Second Murder John Stephen Strange 2014 г. After leaving his sister's opulent Garden Party in 1927 Greenwich, Connecticut a naval inventor is shot dead while driving his Packard down a country lane beside the estate. Bill Adams, teen sleuth, begins the investigation, calling his friend, Detective Van Dusen Ormsberry home from his vacation in France to prevent an unjust conviction. Ormsberry must wade through the accused's past political scandal; the torrid love triangle of the accused, the stage actress and the victim; and the post-World War I International espionage ring he discovers to find the actual murderer. Fans of Agatha Christie and the Golden Age of Detective Fiction will enjoy this 1929 Greenwich, CT mystery from American Author, Dorothy Stockbridge Tillett, penname: John Stephen Strange.
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