By: Frank Gee Patchin (1861-1925)
Pony Rider Boys in the Ozarks
Yee-Haw!! The Pony Rider Boys are on the move again! This time the boys are in the Ozark Mountains in Missouri. With Joe Hawk, or Eagle-eye, guiding them, Professor Zepplin and the Pony Rider Boys are sure to find many adventures in this action-packed, fourth book of this series by Frank Gee Patchin.
By: Edgar Jepson (1863-1938)
|The Admirable Tinker Child of the World|
By: Matthew Phipps Shiel (1865-1947)
The story, a recording of a medium's meditation over the future writing of the text, details the narrator's (Adam Jeffson's) expedition to the North Pole during the 20th century on board the Boreal. Jeffson's fiancée, the Countess Clodagh, poisons her own cousin in order to secure a place on the ship for Jeffson, because the expedition was known to be one of the best ever planned. A millionaire, who died some years previously, had ordered in his will that he would pay 175,000,000 dollars to the first person standing at the North Pole...
By: George Cary Eggleston (1839-1911)
|The Big Brother A Story of Indian War|
By: Edgar B. P. Darlington
|The Circus Boys on the Plains : or, the Young Advance Agents Ahead of the Show|
|The Circus Boys on the Flying Rings : or, Making the Start in the Sawdust Life|
|The Circus Boys Across the Continent : or, Winning New Laurels on the Tanbark|
|The Circus Boys on the Mississippi : or, Afloat with the Big Show on the Big River|
|The Circus Boys in Dixie Land : or, Winning the Plaudits of the Sunny South|
By: Paul Leicester Ford (1865-1902)
The Great K and A Train Robbery
In this short novel the narrator is a superintendent on the K. & A. railroad, sometime in the late nineteenth century. The train is robbed somewhere in the Arizona desert. Various adventures involve this young superintendent. Romance is provided by a comely passenger.
By: Lady Sarah Wilson (1865-1929)
South African Memories
Lady Sarah Isabella Augusta Wilson was the aunt of Winston Spencer Churchill. In 1899 she became the first woman war correspondent when she was recruited to cover the Siege of Mafeking for the Daily Mail during the Boer War. She moved to Mafeking with her husband at the start of the war, where he was aide-de-camp to Colonel Robert Baden-Powell. Baden-Powell asked her to leave Mafeking for her own safety after the Boers threatened to storm the British garrison. This she duly did, and set off on a...
By: Martí Joan de Galba (-1490)
|The White Knight: Tirant Lo Blanc|
By: Harlan Page Halsey (1839?-1898)
|A Desperate Chance Or, The Wizard Tramp's Revelation, a Thrilling Narrative|
By: Thomas Nash (1567-1601)
|The Vnfortunate Traveller, or The Life Of Jack Wilton With An Essay On The Life And Writings Of Thomas Nash By Edmund Gosse|
By: Florence Finch Kelly (1859-1932)
New Mexico's hot, dry winds are taking their toll: cattle suffer long treks to get food and water. But it is not just a hard time for them. Lucy Bancroft has sought a milder climate so she can recover from typhoid fever. She and her father stop to see Curt Conrad, a rancher, on their way to their new home. The two men discuss politics (some of it crooked) at the state level. they also talk about an easterner, a man named Delafield, who years earlier cheated Conrad's father out of his considerable wealth. Curt has vowed to seek revenge on Delafield if he can ever find the crook. thus begins a harrowing tale of determined search and blossoming love in the hot, dry climate of New Mexico.
By: Homer Eon Flint (1888-1924)
The Lord of Death and the Queen of Life
A doctor, an architect, an engineer, and a geologist step into a space car. In their new invention, they set off on an expediton to Mercury, planning to visit Venus on the return voyage. On Mercury they find a strange city eerily abandoned. Sculptures of giant figures alarm them. In a building they discover a machine. The engineer gets it running, and blaring out of the machine a thundering voice speaking Mercurian begins to sound in a way that conveys to them that it is telling a story. After an enormous effort the men translate the audio book...
By: Eleanor M. Ingram (1886-1921)
Game and the Candle
Faced with inherited debts, an estate to maintain, and no money to pay for either, brothers John and Robert Allard have a difficult decision to make. How much of their integrity are they willing to compromise in order to save their aunt and cousin from a life of poverty and to preserve "all that they call life"? Two young men with a classical education, no trade, and no outstanding talents have little chance to make the fortune they need while staying on the right side of the law. Especially as they only have six months..... (
By: St. George Henry Rathborne (1854-1938)
Boy Scouts First Camp Fire
The Silver Fox Patrol is out on their first camping trip! The boys, Thad the fill-in scout-master, Allan, Bumpus, Davy Jones, Smithy, Bob White, Giraffe and Step-Hen, are learning many new things about being scouts and about themselves. But when a bear invades the camp, their trip turns into an adventure that they will talk about for a long time! Herbert Carter is one of many pseudonyms used by St George Rathborne.
Boy Scouts in the Blue Ridge
The Silver Fox Patrol is hiking in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina, at the invitation of Bob White. They are enjoying their outing in a real wilderness, but trouble comes along from a local Moonshiner. Herbert Carter is one of many pseudonyms used by St George Rathborne. (Ann Boulais)
By: Edison Marshall (1894-1967)
|The Snowshoe Trail|
By: Hulbert Footner (1879-1944)
|Two on the Trail A Story of the Far Northwest|
By: William Murray Graydon (1864-1946)
|The River of Darkness, or, Under Africa|
By: Quincy Allen
|The Outdoor Chums at Cabin Point or The Golden Cup Mystery|
By: William Murray Graydon (1864-1946)
|The Camp in the Snow, or, Besieged by Danger|
|The Cryptogram A Story of Northwest Canada|
By: John Finnemore (1863-1915)
|The Wolf Patrol A Tale of Baden-Powell's Boy Scouts|
By: Paul Creswick (1866-1947)
"Well, Robin, on what folly do you employ yourself? Do you cut sticks for our fire o' mornings?" Thus spoke Master Hugh Fitzooth, King's Ranger of the Forest at Locksley, as he entered his house.Robin flushed a little. "These are arrows, sir," he announced, holding one up for inspection.Dame Fitzooth smiled upon the boy as she rose to meet her lord. "What fortune do you bring us to-day, father?" asked she, cheerily.Fitzooth's face was a mask of discontent. "I bring myself, dame," answered he, "neither more nor less...
By: William Perry Brown (1847-1923)
|Ralph Granger's Fortunes|
By: George Bethune English (1787-1828)
A Narrative of the Expedition to Dongola and Sennaar
As a second lieutenant in the United States Marine Corps during the War of 1812 assigned to Marine Corps headquarters, English sailed to the Mediterranean, and was among the first citizens of the United States known to have visited Egypt. Shortly after arriving in Egypt he resigned his commission, converted to Islam and joined Isma'il Pasha in an expedition up the Nile River against Sennar in 1820, winning distinction as an officer of artillery. He published his Narrative of the Expedition to Dongola and Sennaar (London 1822) regarding his exploits. (Introduction adapted by obform from Wikipedia)
By: Robert Sidney Bowen (1900-1977)
Dave Dawson on Guadalcanal
One of a series of youth-oriented adventure books set in contemporary WWII era, featuring fictional American flying ace, Dave Dawson.
By: Victor G. Durham (1862?-1925?)
Submarine Boys and the Middies
The Pollard is about to be taken to Anapolis, where the United States Navy will train their midshipmen how to run the submarine. Jack, Hal and Eph are all to help with training and to see the sights in Anapolis. They might even persuade the Navy to buy the second submarine, the Farnum. (Ann Boulais)
By: Frederic Stewart Isham (1866-1922)
|Under the Rose|