Iceberg (Dirk Pitt Adventure)

By Clive Cussler

Frozen within a million-ton mass of ice-the charred continues to be of a protracted lacking luxurious yacht, vanished en path to a mystery White condo rendezvous.  the single clue to the ship's priceless-and missing-cargo: 9 ornately carved earrings and the horribly burned our bodies of its team.

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Quest: A Dane Maddock Adventure

By David Wood

149 B.C.- Escaping simply prior to the invading Roman legions, a Carthaginian soldier contains an old mystery to areas unknown.
1925- Percy Fawcett launches his ultimate excursion into the Amazon, yet what's his real aim?
Dane Maddock is again. Deep within the Amazon, a college workforce encounters a horror past their darkest nightmares and vanishes and not using a hint. known as upon to adopt a bold rescue challenge, Dane and Bones needs to hint the real course of Percy Fawcett's ultimate excursion, however the mystery that lies on the finish of the quest can be even deadlier than the enemies who search it. From the streets of London, to distant islands within the Atlantic, to the lethal jungles of the Amazon, Dane and Bones needs to penetrate a mystery misplaced to background, on their deadliest Quest.
"Dane and Bones are again! Packed strong with motion and witty discussion, this rousing event takes a clean examine some of the most enduring mysteries of the twentieth century, David wooden offers back with QUEST."--Sean Ellis, writer of INTO THE BLACK and darkish TRINITY: ASCENDANT
"The escapades of Wood’s serial personality Dane Maddock proceed in excessive variety with QUEST, an all-out blitzkrieg of a globe-trotting mystery-adventure that breaks from the motion simply lengthy sufficient for a number of laughs."--Rick Chesler, writer of abducted and stressed country
"Let there be no confusion: David wooden is the subsequent Clive Cussler. From the obtainable writing to the wide-ranging plot to the most characters who do not hand over irrespective of how lengthy the chances, Wood's most modern booklet, Quest, is an important vintage experience. when you commence analyzing, you will not have the ability to cease till the final secret performs out within the ultimate line." Edward G. Talbot, writer of 2010: The 5th World

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Cold Skin

Shortly after global battle I, a stricken guy accepts a solitary project as a “weather reliable” on a tiny, distant island at the edges of the Antarctic. whilst he arrives, the predecessor he's intended to switch is lacking and a deeply disturbed stranger is barricaded in a seriously fortified lighthouse. at the beginning adversaries, the 2 locate that their tenuous partnership could be the in basic terms manner they continue to exist the unspeakably awful reptilian creatures that ravage the island at evening, attacking the lighthouse of their prepared attempt to discover warm-blooded meals. Armed with a battery of ammunition and explosives, the elements reputable and his new best friend needs to confront their more and more murderous mentality, and, while the opportunity of one of those truce offers itself, come to a decision what sort of island they are going to inhabit. equivalent components Stephen King, a phantasmagorical Robinson Crusoe, and Lord of the Flies, Cold Skin is literary horror that bargains with the basist varieties of human habit conceivable, whereas exploring why we so vehemently worry the Other.

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Over the Edge: The True Story of the Kidnap and Escape of Four Climbers in Central Asia

By Greg Child

*CLICK the following to obtain pattern chapters from Over the sting *

* a unique type of precise mountaineering adventure—this one with terrorists, kidnappings, and AK47s

* New afterword through the author

* First time in paperback

Before sunrise on August 12, 2000, 4 of America’s top younger rock climbers—Tommy Caldwell, Beth Rodden, Jason “Singer” Smith, and John Dickey—were asleep of their portaledges excessive at the Yellow Wall within the Pamir-Alai mountain variety of Kyrgyzstan. At sunrise, they might be abducted at gunpoint by way of fanatical militants of the Islamic flow of Uzbekistan (IMU), which operates out of mystery bases in Tajikistan and Afghanistan and is associated with Al Qaeda. the abductors, themselves slightly out in their kids, meant to take advantage of their hostages as human shields and for ransom funds as they moved throughout Kyrgyzstan. They concealed the climbers via day and marched them by way of evening via freezing, treacherous mountain terrain, with little nutrition, no fresh water, and the consistent risk of execution.

The 4 climbers -- the oldest of them basically 25 -- might see a fellow hostage, a Kyrgyz soldier, done ahead of their eyes. And in a notable life-and-death crucible over six terrifying days, they might be compelled to select from saving their very own lives and committing an act none of them notion they ever could.

In Over the Edge, the climbers exhibit the total tale in their nightmarish ordeal to journalist and climber Greg baby. With riveting information, baby re-creates the total hour-by-hour drama, from the 1st ricocheting bullets to the climatic selection that profits them their freedom. Set in a sector rife with narcotics and terrorism, this can be a compelling tale approximately loyalty and the need to outlive. What maintains to make it correct this present day, 15 years after the occasions came about, is the geopolitical context -- the incident occurred, eerily, at the eve of 9–/11; the truth that at the very least of the 4 climbers remain fashionable within the game; and the main points included into the tale round the media hype and controversy concerning the climbers and their story.

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The Dreamtime Voyage: Around Australia Kayak Odyssey

By Paul Caffyn

Dreamtime Voyage is Paul Caffyn's tale of 1 of the main striking trips ever undertaken by way of kayak - the 1st circumnavigation of Australia, a 9,420 mile epic.

it truly is an inspirational story of 1 man's dogged decision to meet his most unlikely dream opposed to all odds, together with tropical cyclones, raging surf, sharks, crocodiles, sea snakes and lengthy sections of sheer limestone cliffs.

John Dowd, writer of Sea Kayaking defined the voyage as follows:

Amongst sea kayakers Paul Caffyn is nearly in a category of his personal. For the longest time after he comprehensive his outstanding solo circumnavigation of Australia the silence was once deafening: few of his friends knew the importance of what he had performed, and maybe those that understood felt misplaced in his shadows. not just is Paul's Australian experience a top for sea kayaking, it may ultimately be famous as one of many nice small voyages of contemporary historical past in addition to these of Slocum, Shackleton and Franz Romer.

The narrative is a mix of early maritime historical past, intriguing dramatic moments, descriptions of the harshness and sweetness of the large Australian panorama, interplay with the coastal dwellers at paintings and play, and funny interludes along with his New Zealand aid crew.

Paul Caffyn's Dreamtime Voyage was once additionally a trip of self discovery. For 4 months in Northern Australia he paddled solo with out likelihood of rescue within the occasion of a unmarried mistake. fairly within the Kimberleys Paul journeyed into the twilight quarter of his personal dreaming. The grueling in a single day stints alongside the 3 units of cliffs supply compelling reading.

Dreamtime Voyage will encourage all those that dream approximately adventuring to being settling their very own desires in reality.

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The Saint's Getaway (Saint Series)

By Leslie Charteris

The Saint is back―50 audiobooks at the moment are on hand starring the debonair vintage crime hero. Simon Templar is the Saint―daring, brilliant, and a little disreputable. at the part of the legislations, yet status outdoor it, he dispenses his personal model of justice one felony at a time.

The Saint is on vacation in Austria with Patricia and his pal, Monty, totally meaning to hand over crime and lead a decent existence. All his reliable intentions come to not anything, notwithstanding, whilst he sees a guy being attacked by means of thugs and feels obliged to intrude. The stranger turns out remarkably ungrateful, and shortly they study why: he's a thief, with a prize that males will kill for. ahead of the day is out, the Saint and his pals locate themselves in a race opposed to time, Prince Rudolf, and the police to maintain possession of the useful jewels.

Leslie Charteris was once born in Singapore and moved to England in 1919. He left Cambridge college early whilst his first novel was once permitted for ebook. He wrote novels in regards to the Saint all through his lifestyles, turning into one of many twentieth century's such a lot prolific and renowned authors.

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Men of Men (Ballantyne Book 2)

By Wilbur Smith

Men of Men by means of Wilbur Smith

It used to be known as The Devil's personal: a steep scar within the African earth, round which males toiled with choices, shovels, and desires of the milky treasures that will develop into prized, polished diamonds. during this demonic race, local tribesmen turned miners. occasionally they grew to become thieves. after which they turned rebels.

Zouga Ballantyne, an African-born Englishman, sees the Devil's personal mine as his price ticket to the North: a realm of waterfalls and fertile plains, teeming flora and fauna, and seeded fields of gold. yet what occurs within the diamond mines of the fledgling Boer unfastened kingdom units the path for Ballantyne and a solid of work-mates, enemies, and lovers--and for the continent itself.

From the visions of imperialists to the fury among a father and a son, from the lengths a guy will opt for a lady and a girl for her convictions, a sad conflict of generations and civilizations used to be shaking 19th-century Africa, the place a few warriors fought for his or her gods--and others for the lads who got here prior to them...

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Tom Swift and His Submarine Boat; Or, Under the Ocean for Sunken Treasure

By Victor Appleton

There has been a speeding, whizzing, throbbing noise within the air. an excellent physique, like that of a few great chicken, sailed alongside, casting a gruesome shadow at the floor under. An aged guy, who used to be seated at the porch of a giant condo, began to his toes in alarm. "Gracious goodness! What used to be that, Mrs. Baggert?" he referred to as to a motherly-looking girl who stood within the doorway. "What happened?"

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