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Ken Ward in the Jungle - ebook/epub

Ken Ward in the Jungle - ebook/epub
Ken Ward in the Jungle - ebook/epub
Zane Grey
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An interesting read. Ken and Hal go canoeing in Mexico. The writing has a very early 20th century feel to it, it almost feels as though I’m watching an old classic movie on Saturday afternoon. It provides a curious insight into the beginnings of writing adventure novels.
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10 Best Western Stories. MultiBook - ebook/epub
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North of 36 - ebook/epub
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Sawtooth Ranch - ebook/epub
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Fool’s Goal - ebook/epub
Fool’s Goal - ebook/epub
B.M. Bower
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B.M Bower had a gift for writing Westerns, weaving tales of adventure, intrigue, mystery, and romance – often with surprise endings. They are historical reminiscences of pioneers among the sage and bush, clearing the way for a new America. This is one of her stories. A man travels from Montana to San Jose to show a girl how the wide West breeds wider morals. The plot is well constructed with well drawn subsidiary characters and provides a number...

The Obstacle Race - ebook/epub
The Obstacle Race - ebook/epub
Ethel M. Dell
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This is another wonderful Christian love story by British writer of popular romance novels Ethel M. Dell. She was a popular 20th century writer who wrote dozens of romance novels and several short stories, including the well known „The Keeper of the Door” series. Our story takes place mainly in a little fishing village in England. This small seaside village hides a romance for Juliet Moore – a romance with Dick Green...

The Man from Morocco - ebook/epub
The Man from Morocco - ebook/epub
Edgar Wallace
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James Lexington Morlake, gentleman of leisure, Lord of the Manor of World and divers other titles which he rarely employed, unlocked the drawer of his elaborate Empire writing-table and gazed abstractedly into its depths. It was lined with steel and there were four distinct bolts. Slowly he put in his hand and took out first a folded square of black silk, then a businesslike automatic pistol, then a roll of fine leather...

The Great Secret - ebook/epub
The Great Secret - ebook/epub
E. Phillips Oppenheim
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The Poisoned Pen - ebook/epub
The Poisoned Pen - ebook/epub
Arthur B. Reeve
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The second collection of 12 of the early Craig Kennedy mysteries, written by Arthur Benjamin Reeve and published in 1912. His Craig Kennedy stories, of which these are early examples, earned their main character the nickname „the American Sherlock Holmes,” both for his highly rational and analytical detective work as well as for his ever-present Dr. Watson-like companion Walter Jameson. They solve crimes using cutting-edge technology of the...

The Man Who Changed His Name - ebook/epub
The Man Who Changed His Name - ebook/epub
Edgar Wallace, Robert Curtis
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Over her head hung the menace of murder – and; of the man who changed his name...Best remembered for penning the screenplay for the classic film „King Kong”, author Edgar Wallace was an astoundingly popular luminary in the action-adventure genre in the early twentieth century. „The Man Who Changed His Name” is a Robert Curtis’s adaptation of a screenplay by Edgar Wallace. This story packed with intrigue...

The Kidnapping of Madame Storey - ebook/epub
The Kidnapping of Madame Storey - ebook/epub
Hulbert Footner
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Love humor writing? Can’t get enough of classic adventure tales? First published in 1902, „The Adventures of Gerard” are the autobiographical reminiscences of an old fictional brigadier soldier who served under Napoleon. He never hesitates to embellish his own bravado, importance, and attractiveness to the ladies, to such an extent that it can’t help but be humorous. Etienne Gerard, a hussar of the French Army...

Cow Country - ebook/epub
Cow Country - ebook/epub
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In the River Bottom’s Grip - ebook/epub
In the River Bottom’s Grip - ebook/epub
Max Brand
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Frederick Schiller Faust (1892-1944) was an American author known primarily for his thoughtful and literary Westerns under the pen name Max Brand. Prolific in many genres he wrote historical novels, detective mysteries, pulp fiction stories and many more. This is one of his work. The plot is well constructed with well drawn subsidiary characters and provides a number of interesting twists. Highly recommended...

In the River Bottom’s Grip - ebook/epub
In the River Bottom’s Grip - ebook/epub
Max Brand
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Frederick Schiller Faust (1892-1944) was an American author known primarily for his thoughtful and literary Westerns under the pen name Max Brand. Prolific in many genres he wrote historical novels, detective mysteries, pulp fiction stories and many more. This is one of his work. The plot is well constructed with well drawn subsidiary characters and provides a number of interesting twists. Highly recommended...

The Peer and the Woman - ebook/epub
The Peer and the Woman - ebook/epub
E. Phillips Oppenheim
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If you have a fondness for mystery you should find this novel to be an entertaining read. Lord Alceston, the Earl of Harrowdean, statesman, philanthropist, nobleman, is murdered in his own study on the night of a great ball given at his home. On the same night a mysterious woman is murdered in the slums of East London. The valet disappears. Thus begins a moody and dramatic tale of love, jealousy...