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Children of the Wind - ebook/epub

Children of the Wind - ebook/epub
Children of the Wind - ebook/epub
M.P. Shiel
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M.P. Shiel is a British writer of West Indian descent. He is remembered mostly for supernatural and scientific romances, published as serials, novels, and as short stories. „Children of the Wind” adventure set in South Central Africa. A lost race novel. An English scientist learns that the „White Queen” of the Wa-Ngwanyas is his own cousin and heiress to a fortune of which she is being kept in ignorance. There are tribal warfare including biological warfare, lesbianism, and vibrant plotting – a full-blooded story done in Shiel ’s fabulously refreshing style – written after a ten-year hiatus. Highly recommended!
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Ventigo Media

M.P. Shiel is a British writer of West Indian descent. He is remembered mostly for supernatural and scientific romances, published as serials, novels, and as short stories. Children of the Wind adventure set in South Central Africa. A lost race novel. An English scientist learns that the White Queen of the Wa-Ngwanyas is his own cousin and heiress to a fortune of which she is being kept in ignorance...

The Man-Stealers - ebook/epub
The Man-Stealers - ebook/epub
M.P. Shiel
Ventigo Media

In The Man-Stealers we have the French plot to kidnap the Duke of Wellington to avenge Napoleons imprisonment. Matthew Phipps Shiel (18651947) was a prolific British writer of West Indian descent. His legal surname remained Shiell though he adopted the shorter version as a de facto pen name. He is remembered mostly for supernatural and scientific romances. His work was published as serials, novels...

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The Man-Stealers - ebook/epub
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The Last Miracle - ebook/epub
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M.P. Shiel
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The Last Miracle - ebook/epub
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M.P. Shiel
Ventigo Media

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M.P. Shiel
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The Lost Viol - ebook/epub
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M.P. Shiel
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M.P. Shiel
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The Obstacle Race - ebook/epub
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The Island of Gold - ebook/epub
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The Flirting Fool - ebook/epub
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Ventigo Media

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The Seven Conundrums - ebook/epub
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The Tidal Wave and Other Stories - ebook/epub
The Tidal Wave and Other Stories - ebook/epub
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The Evil That Men Do - ebook/epub
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M.P. Shiel
Ventigo Media

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Douchard’s Island - ebook/epub
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The Evil That Men Do - ebook/epub
The Evil That Men Do - ebook/epub
M.P. Shiel
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Short Stories - ebook/epub
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Rosa Mundi and Other Stories - ebook/epub
Rosa Mundi and Other Stories - ebook/epub
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The Four Just Men - ebook/epub
The Four Just Men - ebook/epub
Edgar Wallace
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