The Three Musketeers (Barnes & Noble Classics Series)

By Alexandre Dumas père

Blending slightly seventeenth-century French heritage with loads of invention, Alexandre Dumas tells the story of younger D’Artagnan and his musketeer comrades, Porthos, Athos and Aramis.

Together they try to foil the schemes of the bright, risky Cardinal Richelieu, who pretends to help the king whereas plotting to boost his personal energy. Bursting with swirling swordplay, swooning romance, and unforgettable figures comparable to the seductively attractive yet lethal femme fatale, Milady, and D’Artagnan’s both appealing love, Madame Bonacieux, The 3 Musketeers keeps, after a century and a half non-stop book, to outline the style of swashbuckling romance and ancient experience.

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

By Victor Appleton

There has been a dashing, whizzing, throbbing noise within the air. an excellent physique, like that of a few tremendous poultry, sailed alongside, casting a ugly shadow at the flooring less than. An aged guy, who used to be seated at the porch of a big apartment, began to his toes in alarm. "Gracious goodness! What used to be that, Mrs. Baggert?" he known as to a motherly-looking lady who stood within the doorway. "What happened?"

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A Falcon Flies

By Wilbur Smith

A Falcon Flies by means of Wilbur Smith

In 1860, a guy and girl strategy the coast of Africa aboard a fast clipper--in the command of an American who understands no legislation. Robyn Ballantyne and her brother Morris have waited years for this second: to come to Africa, to look for his or her missionary father who had disappeared someplace within the wilderness.

Traveling north from Cape city, they persist with a map left via a madman--into an uncharted international of waterfalls and jungle, teeming flora and fauna, murderous disorder, and the ghastly ruins of an dazzling urban.

Uncovering their father's path, Robyn and her brother are in the course of a slave alternate that pours out of Africa like a bloody wound. Now, to outlive what they've got discovered, they need to make their separate methods out--through pitched battles on land and on sea...and throughout the delight, passions and fury in their hearts...

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A Pearl in the Storm: How I Found My Heart in the Middle of the Ocean

By Tori Murden McClure

"In the tip, i do know I rowed around the Atlantic to discover my center, yet at first, I wasn't conscious that it used to be missing."

In June 1998, Tori McClure started rowing around the Atlantic Ocean solo in a twenty-three-foot plywood boat without motor or sail. inside days she misplaced all verbal exchange with shore yet determined to forge forward -- now not figuring out that 1998 may become the worst storm season on list within the North Atlantic. while she was once approximately killed by way of a sequence of violent storms, Tori was once compelled to sign for aid and head domestic in what felt like shame. yet then her lifestyles replaced in unforeseen methods. She used to be employed by means of Muhammad Ali, who informed her she didn't want to be referred to as the girl who "almost" rowed around the Atlantic. And at thirty-five, Tori fell in love.

A Pearl within the Storm is Tori's exciting precise tale of excessive event -- and of her own quest to find that embracing her personal humanity was once extra very important than superhuman feats.

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Mossflower (Redwall, Book 2)

By Brian Jacques, Gary Chalk

The exciting prequel to "Redwall". The shrewdpermanent and grasping wildcat Tsarmina turns into ruler of all Mossflower Woods and is set to manipulate the peaceable woodlanders with an iron paw. The courageous mouse Martin and quick-talking mouse thief Gonff meet within the depths of Kotir Castle's dungeon. the 2 get away and unravel to finish Tsarmina's tyrannical rule. Joined by means of Kinny the mole, Martin and Gonff trigger on a perilous quest for Salamandastron, the place they're confident that their in basic terms wish, Boar the Fighter, nonetheless lives.

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Call of the White: Taking the World to the South Pole; Eight Women, One Unique Expedition

By Felicity Aston

May well YOU ski to the South Pole?

That was once the problem that British adventurer Felicity Aston placed to ladies from round the Commonwealth, as she got down to create the main foreign all-female excursion ever to the Pole. The staff wouldn't be skilled explorers yet 'ordinary' girls who desired to encourage others to persist with their goals or make a metamorphosis for the higher of their lives. She acquired greater than 800 functions.

'What is skiing?' requested an individual in Ghana.

At the shut of 2009, Felicity led a staff from locations as varied as Jamaica, India, Singapore and Cyprus – a few of whom had by no means even visible snow or spent the evening in a tent prior to becoming a member of the excursion – on one of many hardest trips at the planet.

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Crossing the Ditch

Buddies, a kayak, and the conquest of the Tasman. 'this is the gripping and inspirational account of 2 usual blokes ... double-handedly proving that the Age of experience isn't really over!' PEtER FItZSIMONS With greater than thousand kilometres of treacherous seas and dangerously unpredictable climate and currents, it used to be little ask yourself no-one had ever effectively crossed the tasman by means of kayak. Australian adventurer Andrew McAuley had come shut simply months prior - tragically, although, no longer close to sufficient to save lots of his lifestyles. yet younger Sydneysiders, James Castrission and Justin Jones, reached the sand at New Plymouth - and a spot in heritage - on thirteen January 2008, sixty two days after they might trigger from Forster at the mid-north coast of recent South Wales. within the strategy, that they had to stand dwindling nutrition offers, a string of technical difficulties, 14 days trapped in a whirlpool, and terrifying shut encounters with sharks. once they arrived in New Zealand, their friendship better than ever, they have been sunburnt, bearded, bodily and mentally wasted ... and, such a lot of all, chuffed to be alive. "... not anything ready them for the sixty two days of rapture, melancholy and euphoria ... finally this can be a tale of the triumph of the human spirit." Lincoln corridor

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Around the World in Eighty Days (Puffin Classics)

By Jules Verne

Surprising his stodgy colleagues on the specific Reform membership, enigmatic Englishman Phileas Fogg wagers his fortune, venture a unprecedented and bold firm: to circumnavigate the globe in 80 days. along with his French valet Passepartout in tow, Verne’s hero traverses the a long way reaches of the earth, the entire whereas tracked through the intrepid Detective repair, a bounty hunter convinced he's at the path of a infamous financial institution robber. Set from the textual content of George M. Towle’s unique 1873 translation, this contemporary Library Paperback vintage of Verne’s event novel comes vividly alive, brilliantly reflecting on time, area, and one man’s fight to arrive past the limits of either technological know-how and society.

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