Safari Adventure

By Willard Price

Hal and Roger Hunt fly instantly into the jaws of loss of life after they subscribe to warden Mark Crosby in Tsavo, an African park the place poaching is enormous enterprise. And with a gang forsaking a blood-stained path of terror and torture, the warmth is on for the brothers to resolve the string of mysterious murders -- earlier than they too develop into sufferers.

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The Last Kingdom (The Saxon Chronicles Series #1)

By Bernard Cornwell

The first installment of Bernard Cornwell’s bestselling sequence chronicling the epic saga of the making of britain, “like video game of Thrones, yet actual” (The Observer, London)—the foundation for The final Kingdom, the hit BBC the United States tv series.

This is the exciting—yet little known—story of the making of britain within the ninth and tenth centuries, the years within which King Alfred the good, his son and grandson defeated the Danish Vikings who had invaded and occupied 3 of England’s 4 kingdoms.

The tale is noticeable in the course of the eyes of Uhtred, a dispossessed nobleman, who's captured as a toddler by way of the Danes after which raised by means of them in order that, by the point the Northmen start their attack on Wessex (Alfred’s state and the final territory in English arms) Uhtred virtually thinks of himself as a Dane. He definitely has no love for Alfred, whom he considers a pious weakling and no fit for Viking savagery, but while Alfred suddenly defeats the Danes and the Danes themselves activate Uhtred, he's ultimately pressured to decide on facets. through now he's a tender guy, in love, proficient to struggle and able to take his position within the dreaded safeguard wall. especially, even though, he needs to get better his father’s land, the mesmerizing castle of Bebbanburg by way of the wild northern sea.

This exciting adventure—based on latest files of Bernard Cornwell’s ancestors—depicts a time whilst legislations and order have been ripped violently aside by means of a pagan attack on Christian England, an attack that got here very with reference to destroying England.

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Dragon's Triangle (The Shipwreck Adventures)

By Christine Kling

Maggie Riley has settled into her new lifestyles in Thailand, operating aboard her sailboat and doing her top to go away the prior at the back of. while she gets a letter from an international conflict II vet claiming to have served along with her grandfather who went lacking in motion, Riley is once more pulled into the intrigue that tore her kin aside and ended in the disappearance of her former seek partner—and the affection of her life.

Armed with the key code her grandfather left at the back of, Riley needs to head to the Philippines to seek for a mysterious shipwreck, discover the reality of Yamashita’s gold, and locate the solutions to previous questions about her personal family.

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The Adventures of Indiana Jones

FOR the 1st TIME in one VOLUME–THE 3 exciting NOVELS encouraged through THE BLOCKBUSTER FILMS

With bullwhip in hand, Indiana Jones has unearthed a wealth of old treasures. In Raiders of the misplaced Ark, the fearless archeologist trips from Nepal to Cairo to the Mediterranean, dodging poisons, traps, and snakes, struggling with opponents outdated and new–all in pursuit of an old artifact that holds the foremost to superb, invincible energy. Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom reveals our intrepid hero in a distant village in India, the place a mysterious previous shaman tells him that his arrival has been foreseen–and that he needs to retrieve a stolen mystical stone. and eventually, Indy needs to face the main hard and private pastime of his lifestyles: rescue his estranged father, the eminent professor Dr. Henry Jones, from a Nazi’s lair, and get well the mythical Holy Grail. but Indiana Jones and the final campaign doesn’t suggest the journey is over. . . .

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Adrift: Seventy-six Days Lost at Sea

By Steven Callahan

Before the correct typhoon, prior to within the center of the ocean, Steven Callahan’s dramatic story of survival at sea used to be at the manhattan instances bestseller checklist for greater than thirty-six weeks. In many ways the version for the recent wave of event books, Adrift is an indisputable seafaring vintage, a riveting firsthand account by way of the one guy recognized to have survived greater than a month by myself at sea, scuffling with for his lifestyles in an inflatable raft after his small sloop capsized in basic terms six days out. “Utterly soaking up” (Newsweek), Adrift is a must have for any experience library.

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Lady Knight: Book 4 of the Protector of the Small Quartet

By Tamora Pierce

Kel has ultimately accomplished her lifelong dream of being a knight. yet it’s no longer turning out as she imagined in any respect. She is torn among an obligation she has sworn to uphold and a quest that she feels may well flip the tide of conflict. . . .
“Unrelentingly life like in its depiction of the horrors of warfare . . . Pierce presents beautiful info of the weaponry, topography, and tradition of her international, and her keep watch over of a voluminous forged of characters is masterful.”
—VOYA

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God Emperor of Didcot (Chronicles of Isambard Smith)

By Toby Frost

Tea . . . a beverage brewed from the fermented dried leaves of the shrub Camelli sinensis and imbibed through all of the nice civilizations within the galaxy's historical past; a resource of refreshment, stimulation, and, primarily else, of ethical fiberwithout which the British house Empire needs to without doubt disintegrate to go away Earth on the mercy of its enemies. Sixty percentage of the Empire's tea is grown on one world—Urn, central planet of the Didcot system. If Earth is to maintain battling, the tea needs to movement! whilst a crazed cult chief overthrows the govt. of Urn, Isambard Smith and his vaguely powerfuble group locate themselves saddled with new allies—a legion of tea-obsessed nomads, an overly-civilized alien horde. and a commando unit so elite that it has in simple terms 5 members. Only jointly can they defeat the self-proclaimed God Emperor of Didcot and confront the genuine strength in the back of the coup—the sinister legions of the Ghast Empire and Smith's previous enemy, Commander 462.

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Exploring the Amazon

By Helen Schreider, Frank Schreider

Because the day of the conquistadors, the Amazon has lured explorers and adventurers. Many have left documents in their studies, yet few debts are so full of the exceitement of discovery as Exploring The Amazon, a stirring tribute to the braveness of its authors. one other nationwide Geographic treasure.

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The Girls From Alcyone

By Cary Caffrey

Excerpt:

Sigrid stood within the middle of what had as soon as been the Academy grounds on Alcyone. Now, all that remained have been the blistered and collapsed remnants of the college and dormitories. Smoke nonetheless wisped up from the blackened piles of lumber and particles. The stench used to be uncooked and acrid, threatening to crush her sensors.

"There's no method Independents did this," Christian acknowledged. "It appears like a complete battalion landed here."

Frantic, Sigrid scanned the world back, looking desperately for indicators of the ladies, yet not anything became up in her sensory modes. She attempted calling out together with her comlink. in the event that they have been in variety, they would choose up the sign. yet there has been nonetheless not anything. now not even the orbital satellites confirmed any signal of the women, or survivors for that subject. Whoever had performed this have been brutal and thorough.

Sigrid knew she could kill them.

Synopsis:

Sigrid and Suko are women from the impoverished and crime-infested streets of twenty fourth century Earth. bought into slavery to avoid wasting their households from bankruptcy, the women are pressured to reside out their lives in carrier to the Kimura company, a prestigious mercenary extended family with a lineage stretching again lengthy prior to the formation of the Federated organizations.

Known merely to Kimura, the 2 women proportion startling secret—a infrequent genetic constitution now not present in millions of alternative girls.

But whilst their mystery turns into identified, Sigrid and Suko fast locate themselves on the middle of a fight for strength. Now, hunted through males who might search to regulate them, Sigrid and Suko are pressured to struggle for his or her personal survival, and for the liberty of the women from Alcyone.

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A Feast for Crows: A Song of Ice and Fire (Game of Thrones)

By George R. R. Martin

THE ebook at the back of THE FOURTH SEASON OF THE ACCLAIMED HBO sequence GAME OF THRONES

Few books have captivated the mind's eye and gained the devotion and compliment of readers and critics all over as has George R. R. Martin’s enormous epic cycle of excessive fable. Now, in A banquet for Crows, Martin can provide the long-awaited fourth publication of his landmark sequence, as a nation torn asunder unearths itself finally on the point of peace . . . purely to be introduced on a fair extra terrifying process destruction.

A banquet FOR CROWS

It turns out too reliable to be precise. After centuries of sour strife and deadly treachery, the seven powers dividing the land have decimated each other into an uneasy truce. Or so apparently. . . . With the dying of the enormous King Joffrey, Cersei is ruling as regent in King’s touchdown. Robb Stark’s dying has damaged the again of the Northern rebels, and his siblings are scattered through the state like seeds on barren soil. Few valid claims to the as soon as desperately sought Iron Throne nonetheless exist—or they're held in arms too susceptible or too far-off to wield them successfully. The struggle, which raged uncontrolled for thus lengthy, has burned itself out.

But as within the aftermath of any climactic fight, it isn't lengthy prior to the survivors, outlaws, renegades, and carrion eaters begin to assemble, deciding upon over the bones of the lifeless and struggling with for the spoils of the soon-to-be lifeless. Now within the Seven Kingdoms, because the human crows gather over a ceremonial dinner of ashes, bold new plots and unsafe new alliances are shaped, whereas staggering faces—some common, others basically simply appearing—are noticeable rising from an ominous twilight of prior struggles and chaos to absorb the demanding situations forward.

It is a time whilst the clever and the bold, the deceitful and the robust will gather the abilities, the ability, and the magic to outlive the stark and poor instances that lie sooner than them. it's a time for nobles and commoners, infantrymen and sorcerers, assassins and sages to return jointly and stake their fortunes . . . and their lives. For at a ceremonial dinner for crows, many are the guests—but just a couple of are the survivors.

From the Hardcover edition.

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