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Arizonas lauva

Romāna «Arizonas Lauva» galvenais varonis Ričs Emss, kas sākumā ir vienkāršs kovbojs, bet, nelaimīgu apstākļu spiests, atstājis savu dzimteni un gadu gaitā kļuvis par tā saukto Arizonas Lauvu, kas visos cīniņos neaizmirst sirdsapziņu un taisnīgumu. Tādēļ viņu bīstas un ciena. Beidzot pēc daudziem grūtiem, gadiem liktenis arī viņu atalgo ar laimīgām dienām.

Автор: GREJS ZENA
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Appaloosa

A richly imagined novel of the Old West, as spare and vivid as a high plains sunset, from one of the world's most talented performers.

It was a long time ago, now, and there were many gunfights to follow, but I remember as well as I remember anything the first time I saw Virgil Cole shoot. Time slowed down for him. Always steady, and never fast...

When it comes to writing, Robert B. Parker knows no boundaries. From the iconic Spenser detective series and the novels featuring Sunny Randall and Jesse Stone, to the groundbreaking historical novel Double Play, Parker's imagination has taken readers from Boston to Brooklyn and back again. In Appaloosa, fans are taken on another trip, to the untamed territories of the West during the 1800s.

When Virgil Cole and Everett Hitch arrive in Appaloosa, they find a small, dusty town suffering at the hands of renegade rancher Randall Bragg, a man who has so little regard for the law that he has taken supplies, horses, and women for his own and left the city marshal and one of his deputies for dead. Cole and Hitch, itinerant lawmen, are used to cleaning up after opportunistic thieves, but in Bragg they find an unusually wily adversary-one who raises the stakes by playing not with the rules, but with emotions.

This is Robert B. Parker at his storytelling best.

Автор: Parker Robert B
 
After the Fall

Only the Strong Survive.

They called it “The Fall”—the total collapse of the United States and the American way of life. Within twelve months, eighty percent of the population is gone. After a time, even the military stops trying to cope and pulls back to the coasts, leaving the interior, from the Alleghenies to the Rockies, on its own. Now, the remnant of Americans left in the depopulated cities and the wilderness that used to be the breadbasket of the world are becoming increasingly desperate, doing anything it takes to survive.

In this new America, though, death is always just a heartbeat away. John Trent has survived because he is better at killing than those around him, but he’s getting tired of constantly living on the edge of his wits. As a courier for the army, he’s alway on the move, dodging raiders… and he doesn’t know how much longer he can go on. Then he meets a girl who gives him a reason.

But the discovery of a serial killer stalking the forests, killing young women in a horrific and brutal fashion, makes John realize he can’t abandon his skill at the hunt quite yet. Beyond that, a particularly vicious band of raiders is set to descend on a new settlement John has been ordered to protect ahead of a new repopulation effort. Caught in the middle, will he live long enough to enjoy his newfound love, or simply become the latest victim of the anarchy and chaos of the New American Frontier?

Автор: Sparkman Darrel
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Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood

Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood — это роман по мотивам одноимённой игры. Роман является прямым сиквелом другой книги — Assassin's Creed: Renaissance того же писателя, Оливера Боудена. На это раз Эцио отправляется в некогда великий Рим. В городе процветает нищета, коррупция и жестокость. Но грядут перемены! Эцио Аудиторе да Фиренце восстановит Рим и уничтожит семью Борджиа!

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Assassin’s Creed: Renaissance

Assassin's Creed: Renaissance — это роман, основанный на цикле Assassin's Creed, написанном Оливером Боуденом (Oliver Bowden) и опубликованный Penguin Books. Это печатная версия игры Assassin's Creed II; вместо того чтобы обхватить огромный промежуток времени, действия происходят только в XV веке без упоминаний современных событий игры.

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Автор: Laidlaw Ross
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Автор: Napier William
Серия: Attila the Hun
 
Agincourt

“The greatest writer of historical adventures today” (Washington Post) tackles his richest, most thrilling subject yet—the heroic tale of Agincourt.

Young Nicholas Hook is dogged by a cursed past—haunted by what he has failed to do and banished for what he has done. A wanted man in England, he is driven to fight as a mercenary archer in France, where he finds two things he can love: his instincts as a fighting man, and a girl in trouble. Together they survive the notorious massacre at Soissons, an event that shocks all Christendom. With no options left, Hook heads home to England, where his capture means certain death. Instead he is discovered by the young King of England—Henry V himself—and by royal command he takes up the longbow again and dons the cross of Saint George. Hook returns to France as part of the superb army Henry leads in his quest to claim the French crown. But after the English campaign suffers devastating early losses, it becomes clear that Hook and his fellow archers are their king’s last resort in a desperate fight against an enemy more daunting than they could ever have imagined.

One of the most dramatic victories in British history, the battle of Agincourt—immortalized by Shakespeare in Henry V—pitted undermanned and overwhelmed English forces against a French army determined to keep their crown out of Henry’s hands. Here Bernard Cornwell resurrects the legend of the battle and the “band of brothers” who fought it on October 25, 1415. An epic of redemption, Agincourt follows a commoner, a king, and a nation’s entire army on an improbable mission to test the will of God and reclaim what is rightfully theirs. From the disasters at the siege of Harfleur to the horrors of the field of Agincourt, this exhilarating story of survival and slaughter is at once a brilliant work of history and a triumph of imagination—Bernard Cornwell at his best.

Автор: Cornwell Bernard
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A private revenge

In the aftermath of a typhoon, Captain Nathaniel Drinkwater brings His Britannic Majesty's frigate Patrician into the shelter of the Pearl River on the China coast. Seeking the means to refit, he is unwittingly entangled in bizarre events following the British occupation of Macao and Admiral Drury's attack on Canton.

Initially relieved to be assigned the straightforward duty of a convoy escort to Penang, Captain Drinkwater quickly discovers that the convoy's cargo con­tains a mysterious quantity of silver and a single passenger. An apparently routine task is suddenly complicated by the resurrection of an old, embittered hatred, and Captain Drinkwater finds himself drawn inexorably by treachery, greed, perversity, and cruelty towards a climactic rendezvous in the remote tropical rain forest of Borneo.

Серия: Nathaniel Drinkwater
 
Автор: Riches Anthony
Серия: Empire
 
Автор: Massie Allan
Серия: Imperial
 
A Ship of the Line

May 1810, seventeen years deep into the Napoleonic Wars. Captain Horatio Hornblower is newly in command of his first ship of the line, the seventy-four-gun HMS Sutherland, which he deems “the ugliest and least desirable two-decker in the Navy List.” Moreover, she is 250 men short of a full crew, so Hornblower must enlist and train “poachers, bigamists, sheepstealers,” and other landlubbers. By the time the Sutherland reaches the blockaded Catalonian coast of Spain, the crew is capable of staging five astonishing solo raids against the French. But the grisly prospect of defeat and capture looms for both captain and crew as the Sutherland single-handedly takes on four French ships.

Автор: Forester Cecil Scott
 
An Eye of the Fleet

The first book in the Nathaniel Drinkwater series.

Tells of the rise in the 1780s of Nathanial Drinkwater to the rank of Lieutenant in the Navy. Prior to promotion he saves a young seaman from the brutal attentions of a depraved midshipman and in the process, wins the love of a parson's daughter.

Автор: Woodman Richard
Серия: Nathaniel Drinkwater
 
A King's Cutter

The second book in the Nathaniel Drinkwater series.

Midshipman Drinkwater is back in the Navy in 1792, appointed to the 12-gun cutter Kestral. Off the French coast, the Kestral becomes involved in the secret and dangerous adventures linked with the rescuing of emigres. Drinkwater plays a vital role in the landing of agents.

Автор: Woodman Richard
Серия: Nathaniel Drinkwater
 
A Brig of War

In A Brig of War, Nathaniel Drinkwater is promoted lieutenant of the brig HELLEBORE. He finds routine convoy escort duties end abruptly when Admiral Nelson, pursuing the French fleet to Egypt, sends HELLEBORE to the Red Sea with an urgent warning to the British squadron there. However, Nelson's apprehensions over French ambitions in the East are more than justified. Edouard Santhonax, Drinkwater's old enemy, is already preparing for a French descent on India. The hunt for this elusive Frenchman and his frigate is combined with British naval operations on the flank of Napoleon's Egyptian campaign. It is during the attack on Kosseir that Drinkwater is left for dead. His escape and the subsequent desperate attack on Santhonax leads to a still more dangerous situation under Augustus Morris, former tyrant of the midshipmen's berth on HMS CYCLOPS.

Автор: Woodman Richard
Серия: Nathaniel Drinkwater
 
Автор: Sand George
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A Lady’s Life in the Rocky Mountains

A Lady's Life in the Rocky Mountains" by Isabella L Bird (1831 — 1904) represents a series of the author’s letters to her sister, written during her journey to Colorado. In a six-month period of time she covered over a thousand miles alone, riding a horse, often without any appointed destination. The book is actually a detailed record of this fascinating experience filled with beautiful, vivid descriptions of the scenery, the people she met, their way of life. Among others was "Rocky Mountain Jim" Nugent, a rough man, whom she portrayed as an "awful looking a ruffian as one could see”, but who became her guide and companion, and appears in the book in a romantic outlook. A well brought-up young lady, she rode through the American West, wearing Hawaiian riding dress, climbed mountains and helped with grazing.

Автор: Bird Isabella L
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A Regimental Affair

ALLAN MALLINSON’S A Close Run Thing and Honorable Company stirred readers and critics with the military adventures of young Captain Matthew Hervey at the Battle of Waterloo and amid the harsh terrain and treacherous intrigues of India. Now, in 1817, Hervey returns to an England whose hard-won peace is shaken by the distress and discord of its people. And even as he is caught up in the turbulent dawn of a new era, he must combat a deliberate attempt to orchestrate his own ruin.


The honors he won in India fell short of Captain Matthew Hervey’s deepest desire — to return to his beloved 6th Light Dragoons. But now circumstances allow him to resume command of the unit — and to marry the beautiful Lady Henrietta Lindsay, whom he has loved since childhood. Meanwhile, however, his soldier’s heart is pierced by the sight of men in British scarlet crippled in the service of king and country, now forgotten and cast off, reduced to begging and petty crime. It is no wonder that rabble-rousers clamor for reform and that lawlessness is erupting everywhere, from the cities to the countryside.


As for Hervey’s own cavalry, guarding Regency Brighton and ambushing French smugglers in midnight coves, he finds them, too, vastly changed. Their new lieutenant colonel, Lord Towcester, is a cold-eyed martinet — vain, inept, and bigoted — who cares less for the welfare of his men than for keeping the shine on their gleaming brass buttons. Moreover, it soon becomes clear that he will stop at nothing to bring about Hervey’s disgrace and downfall. For in this young officer, a war hero and former aide-de-camp to the Duke of Wellington, Towcester sees all that he himself once forfeited through cowardice.


But the scandal that haunts Towcester is an old and secret one and to expose it would cost Hervey his rank, the command of his beloved Sixth — and the means to support his radiant, passionate bride. Even the charming and determined Henrietta, not above a little politicking in high places to right wrongs, is unable to diplomatically put a stop to Towcester’s vendetta.


As the Industrial Revolution builds and food riots give way to rioting Luddite mobs, Hervey’s troop is posted to counter the threat of a general insurrection. But his field tactics and peacekeeping vision are jeopardized by enemies both within and without. And then fate calls his regiment to the dark frozen wastes of a distant frontier, where another people’s way of life is being destroyed by the march of change, and where tragedy and bloodshed will force a showdown between Hervey and his nemesis.


A Regimental Affair is a stunning tapestry of vivid characters, rousing action, and authentic historical detail that re-creates a world of polite English drawing rooms, poverty-stricken London streets, and frozen battlefields, where human passion and blind fate give birth to the destiny of a nation — and a hero.



From the Hardcover edition.

Автор: Mallinson Allan
Серия: Matthew Hervey
 
A Call to Arms

1817 and 1818 have not been good years for Matthew Hervey. His beloved wife Henrietta is dead and he is no longer in the Sixth regiment. Now he is kicking his heels in a corrupt and unruly England far removed from its once glorious past. 1819 sees Hervey in Rome with his sister Elizabeth where a chance meeting with man of letters Percy Bysshe Shelley leads him to rethink his future. Realizing just how much he misses the excitement of military action and the camaraderie of his regiment, Hervey hurriedly purchases a new commission and is refitted for the uniform of the 6th Light Dragoons. Hervey’s most immediate task is to raise a new troop and to organize transport, for his men and horses are to set sail for India with immediate effect.

What Hervey and his greenhorn soldiers cannot know is that in India they will face one of their toughest trials. A large number of Burmese warboats are being assembled near the headwaters of the river leading to Chittagong, and the only way to thwart their advance involves an arduous and hazardous march through jungle territory. What begins as a relatively simple operation becomes a journey into the heart of darkness, as Hervey and his troop find themselves in the midst of hot and bloody action once more.

From the Hardcover edition.

Автор: Mallinson Allan
Серия: Matthew Hervey
 
Athéňanka Tháis

Dílo Ivana Jefremova „Athéňanka Thais” vykročilo z hranic vědecké fantastiky. Vypráví o historické údálosti, spálení Persepolis proslulou athénskou héterou Thais. Jefremov v románu seznámí čtenáře nejen s rozporuplnou postavou Alexandra Makedonského, ale hlavní postava Thais ho provede i různými starověkými náboženskými kulty spjaté s velkou ženskou bohyní. Při válečných taženích Alexandra po celém světě zažije chvíle mocenských triumfů i ktastrofický konec, ke kterému spolu s Alexandrem dospěje helénská říše.

Автор: Jefremov Ivan
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Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood

'I will journey to the black heart of a corrupt Empire to root out my foes. But Rome wasn't built in a day and it won't be restored by a lone assassin. I am Ezio Auditore da Firenze. This is my brotherhood.'Rome, once mighty, lies in ruins. The city swarms with suffering and degradation, her citizens living in the shadow of the ruthless Borgia family. Only one man can free the people from the Borgia tyranny - Ezio Auditore, the Master Assassin.Ezio's quest will test him to his limits. Cesare Borgia, a man more villainous and dangerous than his father the Pope, will not rest until he has conquered Italy. And in such treacherous times, conspiracy is everywhere, even within the ranks of the brotherhood itself…

Автор: Bowden Oliver
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Assassin's Creed: Renaissance

'I will seek Vengeance upon those who betrayed my family. I am Ezio Auditore da Firenze. I am an Assassin…'Betrayed by the ruling families of Italy, a young man embarks upon an epic quest for vengeance. To eradicate corruption and restore his family's honour, he will learn the art of the assassins.Along the way, Ezio will call upon the wisdom of such great minds as Leonardo Da Vinci and Niccolo Machiavelli - knowing that survival is bound to the skills by which he must live.To his allies, he will become a force for change - fighting for freedom and justice. To his enemies, he will become a threat dedicated to the destruction of the tyrants abusing the people of Italy.So begins an epic story of power, revenge and conspiracy.TRUTH WILL BE WRITTEN IN BLOOD

Автор: Bowden Oliver
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Автор: Riches Anthony
Серия: Empire
 
Aux confins de l'Oecumène

La nouvelle Aux confins de l’Œcumène ( 1949 ) évoque les arts et la civilisation de l’Hellade et de l’Égypte des pharaons, la nature de l’Afrique et la vie de ses peuples, les aventures du jeune Grec Pandion, qui tailla un merveilleux camée, symbole de l’amitié fidèle.

Автор: Efremov Ivan
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Anthony Adverse, volume one

3-volume novel traces the fortunes of its hero, Anthony Adverse, from his illegitimate birth through his struggle to claim his rightful inheritance. Many ocean sequences.

Anthony Adverse was a love-child begotten in France, born in the Alps and reared in Italy, then launched upon a life of adventure. This is his story.

Anthony was the name the nuns gave the naked and squalling newborn child they found abandoned at their convent gate. They knew nothing of his past, of the star-crossed lovers who were his parents nor of the violent events which made him an orphan.

Playing his solitary games at the fountain in the convent courtyard, the child grew. He did not know enough of the outside world even to dream of the voyages and adventures that would be his nor of the women who would love him.

Автор: Allen Hervey
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American’ец

Виртуозный карточный шулер, блестящий стрелок и непревзойдённый фехтовальщик, он с оружием в руках защищал Отечество и собственную честь, бывал разжалован и отчаянной храбростью возвращал себе чины с наградами. Он раскланивался с публикой из театральной ложи, когда со сцены о нём говорили: «Ночной разбойник, дуэлист, / В Камчатку сослан был, вернулся алеутом, / И крепко на руку не чист; /Да умный человек не может быть не плутом». Он обманом участвовал в первом русском кругосветном плавании, прославился как воин и покоритель женских сердец на трёх континентах, изумлял современников татуировкой и прошёл всю Россию с востока на запад. Он был потомком старинного дворянского рода и лучшим охотником в племени дикарей, он был прототипом книжных героев и героем салонных сплетен — знаменитый авантюрист граф Фёдор Иванович Толстой по прозванию Американец.

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Admiral Bolithos Erbe: Ein Handstreich in der Biskaya

1801 — in der Biskaya. England steht kurz vor einem trügerischen Frieden mit Napoleon und wähnt sich in Sicherheit. Nur ein erfahrener alter Seelord rechnet mit einem Überraschungsangriff und befiehlt Konteradmiral Bolithos Geschwader in die Biskaya. Er soll die vermutlich bei Lorient wartende Invasionsflotte vernichten — eine fast unlösbare Aufgabe! In Sichtweite der Franzosen geschieht denn auch das Unglück: Bolithos Flaggschiff "Styx" rammt ein treibendes Wrack und sinkt in Minutenschnelle. In der Heimat trauert man um den verschollenen Seehelden. Denn bis auf seine Verlobte Belinda und seinen Freund Kommodore Herrick hält jeder den jungen Admiral für tot. Nur sie hoffen wider alle Vernunft auf ein Wunder…

 
A private revenge

In the aftermath of a typhoon, Captain Nathaniel Drinkwater brings His Britannic Majesty's frigate Patrician into the shelter of the Pearl River on the China coast. Seeking the means to refit, he is unwittingly entangled in bizarre events following the British occupation of Macao and Admiral Drury's attack on Canton.

Initially relieved to be assigned the straightforward duty of a convoy escort to Penang, Captain Drinkwater quickly discovers that the convoy's cargo con­tains a mysterious quantity of silver and a single passenger. An apparently routine task is suddenly complicated by the resurrection of an old, embittered hatred, and Captain Drinkwater finds himself drawn inexorably by treachery, greed, perversity, and cruelty towards a climactic rendezvous in the remote tropical rain forest of Borneo.

Серия: Nathaniel Drinkwater
 
A Ship of the Line

May 1810, seventeen years deep into the Napoleonic Wars. Captain Horatio Hornblower is newly in command of his first ship of the line, the seventy-four-gun HMS Sutherland, which he deems “the ugliest and least desirable two-decker in the Navy List.” Moreover, she is 250 men short of a full crew, so Hornblower must enlist and train “poachers, bigamists, sheepstealers,” and other landlubbers. By the time the Sutherland reaches the blockaded Catalonian coast of Spain, the crew is capable of staging five astonishing solo raids against the French. But the grisly prospect of defeat and capture looms for both captain and crew as the Sutherland single-handedly takes on four French ships.

Автор: Forester Cecil Scott
 
Автор: Jenkins Geoffrey
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A Tradition of Victory

After eight years of war between Britain and France there is at last a rumour of peace. But the old enemies are well aware that any settlement will be only a breathing space in which to recover from their terrible losses. To obtain the best terms the French muster a show of strength from Biscay to the Channel ports. At the British Admiralty there are some who see a daring opportunity to even the score at any negotiation table – and who better to undertake it than the young Rear Admiral Bolitho! In June 1801 Bolitho's small squadron is still repairing the scars of battle earned at Copenhagen – and as he receives his orders from London Bolitho is, for the first time in his life, torn between the demands of duty and his real desire to marry. When the squadron sails it is joined by an additional ship, a frigate with many memories from the past. But where Bolitho's flag leads so his captains must follow, if necessary to the brink of disaster – for theirs is a tradition of victory.

Автор: Kent Alexander
Серия: Bolitho
 
A King`s Commander

Alan Lewrie is now commander of HMS Jester, an 18-gun sloop. Lewrie sails into Corsica only to receive astonishing orders: he must lure his archenemy, French commander Guillaume Choundas, into battle and personally strike the malevolent spymaster dead. With Horatio Nelson as his squadron commander on one hand and a luscious courtesan who spies for the French on the other, Lewrie must pull out all the stops if he's going to live up to his own reputation and bring glory to the British Royal Navy.

Автор: Lambdin Dewey
Серия: Lewrie
 
A Jester’s Fortune

The year is 1796 and the soil of Piedmont and Tuscany runs with blood, another battle takes shape on the mysterious Adriatic Sea. Alan Lewrie and his 18-gun sloop, HMS Jester, part of a squadron of four British warships, sail into the thick of it. But with England's allies failing, Napoleon busy rearranging the world map, and their squadron stretched dangerously thin along the Croatian coast, the British squadron commander strikes a devil's bargain: enlisting the aid of Serbian pirates.

Автор: Lambdin Dewey
Серия: Lewrie
 
A King`s Trade

After Yellow Fever decimated the crew of Alan Lewrie’s HMS Proteus, it had seemed like a knacky idea to abscond with a dozen slaves from a Jamaican plantation to help man his frigate. But two years later, Lewrie is now suspected of the deed. Slave-stealing is a hanging offense, and suddenly his neck is at risk of a fatal stretching.Once Lewrie has escaped, the master Foreign Office spy, Zachariah Twigg, arranges for a long voyage even further out of the law’s reach, to Cape Town and India, as escort to an East India Company convoy. At the Cape of Good Hope a British circus and theatrical troupe also joins the party, teeming with tempting female acrobats, nubile bareback riders, and alluring “actresses” like the seductive but deadly archer, Eudoxia Durschenko!

Автор: Lambdin Dewey
Серия: Lewrie
 
An Eye of the Fleet

The first book in the Nathaniel Drinkwater series.

Tells of the rise in the 1780s of Nathanial Drinkwater to the rank of Lieutenant in the Navy. Prior to promotion he saves a young seaman from the brutal attentions of a depraved midshipman and in the process, wins the love of a parson's daughter.

Автор: Woodman Richard
Серия: Nathaniel Drinkwater
 
A King's Cutter

The second book in the Nathaniel Drinkwater series.

Midshipman Drinkwater is back in the Navy in 1792, appointed to the 12-gun cutter Kestral. Off the French coast, the Kestral becomes involved in the secret and dangerous adventures linked with the rescuing of emigres. Drinkwater plays a vital role in the landing of agents.

Автор: Woodman Richard
Серия: Nathaniel Drinkwater
 
A Brig of War

In A Brig of War, Nathaniel Drinkwater is promoted lieutenant of the brig HELLEBORE. He finds routine convoy escort duties end abruptly when Admiral Nelson, pursuing the French fleet to Egypt, sends HELLEBORE to the Red Sea with an urgent warning to the British squadron there. However, Nelson's apprehensions over French ambitions in the East are more than justified. Edouard Santhonax, Drinkwater's old enemy, is already preparing for a French descent on India. The hunt for this elusive Frenchman and his frigate is combined with British naval operations on the flank of Napoleon's Egyptian campaign. It is during the attack on Kosseir that Drinkwater is left for dead. His escape and the subsequent desperate attack on Santhonax leads to a still more dangerous situation under Augustus Morris, former tyrant of the midshipmen's berth on HMS CYCLOPS.

Автор: Woodman Richard
Серия: Nathaniel Drinkwater
 
Автор: Jenkins Geoffrey
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Автор: Jenkins Geoffrey
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Автор: London Jack
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A Ship Must Die

January 1944. Out in the wastes of the Indian Ocean, British ships are sinking. The cause: a German armed raider, disguised to deceive unwary merchantmen. In Williamstown, Australia, HMS Andromeda awaits transfer to the Australian navy. After years together in bloody combat with the Nazis, the cruiser's crew will disperse to fight in other ships, in other seas. But a call to Andromeda's youthful captain, Richard Blake VC, changes everything. He puts to sea immediately. His mission: to seek out and destroy the raider. And in this conflict, one ship must die.

Автор: Reeman Douglas
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Atlantis Gold

A GLOBAL SEARCH FOR THE MYTHICAL LOST CITY…


A RUTHLESS UNDERGROUND CONSORTIUM…


One man's quest to find the ultimate treasure and give it back to the world….


ATLANTIS GOLD


Egypt, 1938


A leading archaeologist vanishes while exploring a newly discovered chamber inside the Great Pyramid of Giza.


Mediterranean Sea, Present Day


Ex-U.S. Navy specialists Carter Hunt and Jayden Takada are working one of their first jobs in civilian life — repairing a subsea data cable for an international telecom company — when their mini-sub is attacked by persons unknown wishing to stem the flow of information in and out of Egypt. They survive the encounter only to receive a call from Hunt's ex-girlfriend, Dr. Madison Chambers, an archaeologist currently on an excavation at the Great Pyramid of Giza.

She has a most unusual request — she needs someone to scuba dive inside the pyramid. Hunt agrees to help, but soon finds out that the same people behind his close call on the data cable are also interested in what has been found in the pyramid.

Before long, Hunt and Takada find themselves on the run from a shadowy criminal enterprise that will stop at nothing to obtain artifacts that appear to lead to nothing less than the lost city of Atlantis.

A trail of clues looks like it will lead the accidental explorers to legendary riches of unfathomable worth, but will they be able to safeguard them from those who would do anything to control ancient secrets?

Автор: Chesler Rick
 
Anthony Adverse, volume one

3-volume novel traces the fortunes of its hero, Anthony Adverse, from his illegitimate birth through his struggle to claim his rightful inheritance. Many ocean sequences.

Anthony Adverse was a love-child begotten in France, born in the Alps and reared in Italy, then launched upon a life of adventure. This is his story.

Anthony was the name the nuns gave the naked and squalling newborn child they found abandoned at their convent gate. They knew nothing of his past, of the star-crossed lovers who were his parents nor of the violent events which made him an orphan.

Playing his solitary games at the fountain in the convent courtyard, the child grew. He did not know enough of the outside world even to dream of the voyages and adventures that would be his nor of the women who would love him.

Автор: Allen Hervey
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Ark Found

The follow-up to breakout action-adventure bestseller, ATLANTIS GOLD. Treasure seeker Carter Hunt continues his odyssey with Omega Team to safeguard and preserve the world's treasures so that all may enjoy them for generations to come. The Omega Files Adventure books are meant to be enjoyed in any order.


AN ANCIENT MAP RECOVERED FROM A SAFE IN THE WRECK OF THE TITANIC…


IT POINTS TO AN ARK


TO FIND IT, OMEGA TEAM MUST A BATTLE A MERCILESS UNDERGROUND CONSORTIUM IN A WORLDWIDE BATTLE WITH THE POTENTIAL TO ROCK THE FOUNDATIONS OF HUMAN THOUGHT


ARK FOUND


April 15, 1912, North Atlantic Ocean, aboard the R.M.S. Titanic


A young archaeologist travelling to New York City aboard the liner’s maiden voyage has brought along an intriguing find he hopes to sell to an antiquities collector. When the ship sinks, his artifact is still inside a safe.


Present Day, North Atlantic Ocean, Site of the R.M.S. Titanic shipwreck


When a deep sea submersible dive to the wreck of the Titanic recovers a safe, Carter Hunt and Jayden Takada look forward to seeing if its contents include the rumored map. A map that, if real, would show the way to a find of biblical proportions.

But Omega Team isn’t the only group looking for the ancient document. After an underwater battle inside the Titanic with an unknown submersible, Carter and Jayden manage to escape with their lives. But their troubles are only beginning as they are forced to do battle with a shadowy cabal that will stop at nothing to control the planet’s most sought-after hallmarks of humanity.

Автор: Chesler Rick
 
ATKRITĒJS

ATKRITĒJS

Džeks Londons, VII sēj

Kad DIEVI smejas

Автор: Londons eks
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Автор: Omelka ek
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Aventures De Trois Russes Et De Trois Anglais Dans L’Afrique Australe

Les Aventures de trois Russes et de trois Anglais (1872) mettent en scène six astronomes dont la tâche est de mesurer une portion de méridien terrestre. Il s'agit donc plus de géodésie que d'astronomie, mais historiquement, ce genre de travail a toujours échu aux astronomes. Les héros utilisent la méthode de triangulation exposée en détail dans l'Astronomie Populaire d'Arago. On retrouve le thème des grandes expéditions scientifiques des Picard, Lacaille, Maupertuis, Bouguer, Godin, La Condamine, Méchain, Delambre, Arago… commanditées par l'Académie des sciences, aux époques où le métier d'astronome était un métier dangereux.

Автор: Verne Jules
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Astoņdesmit dienās ap Zemeslodi

Astoņdesmit dienās ap Zemeslodi

ŽILS VERNS

LATVIJAS VALSTS IZDevNIeciBA RĪĢĀ 1959

TULKOJIS ANDREJS UPĪTS

Автор: Verns ils
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A Ship of the Line

May 1810, seventeen years deep into the Napoleonic Wars. Captain Horatio Hornblower is newly in command of his first ship of the line, the seventy-four-gun HMS Sutherland, which he deems “the ugliest and least desirable two-decker in the Navy List.” Moreover, she is 250 men short of a full crew, so Hornblower must enlist and train “poachers, bigamists, sheepstealers,” and other landlubbers. By the time the Sutherland reaches the blockaded Catalonian coast of Spain, the crew is capable of staging five astonishing solo raids against the French. But the grisly prospect of defeat and capture looms for both captain and crew as the Sutherland single-handedly takes on four French ships.

Автор: Forester Cecil Scott
 
A Brief Guide to Islamic State (2015)

An English language ‘tourist guide’ to life in the ‘caliphate’.

The online book reads like a travel brochure, focussing on life “under the just shade of Islamic law in the Caliphate”. Al Britani describes the street food available and speculates that “in the near future we will be eating curries and chow meins on the streets of Raqqah and Mosul,” in reference to the worldwide recruitment that has been undertaken by Islamic State (IS).

He describes the weather as “Mediterranean”, and writes approvingly of the “bright fluffy snow” in the winters. Although the guide doesn’t contain instructions on terrorism, or how to join IS, it meanders around topics such as global domination while explaining the transport system.

The publication is peppered with British colloquialisms, with al-Britani claiming that IS is “dead serious about state building.” In a chapter regarding technology, the creation of anti-aircraft weaponry is raised, acknowledging that such a thing would be a “game changer”. The “real movers and shakers” are on the battlefield.

It concludes with the threat, “When we descend on the streets of London, Paris and Washington the taste will be far bitterer [sic], because not only will we spill your blood, but we will also demolish your statues, erase your history and most painfully, convert your children who will then go on to champion our name and curse their forefathers.”

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A Brief Guide to Islamic State (2015)

An English language ‘tourist guide’ to life in the ‘caliphate’.

The online book reads like a travel brochure, focussing on life “under the just shade of Islamic law in the Caliphate”. Al Britani describes the street food available and speculates that “in the near future we will be eating curries and chow meins on the streets of Raqqah and Mosul,” in reference to the worldwide recruitment that has been undertaken by Islamic State (IS).

He describes the weather as “Mediterranean”, and writes approvingly of the “bright fluffy snow” in the winters. Although the guide doesn’t contain instructions on terrorism, or how to join IS, it meanders around topics such as global domination while explaining the transport system.

The publication is peppered with British colloquialisms, with al-Britani claiming that IS is “dead serious about state building.” In a chapter regarding technology, the creation of anti-aircraft weaponry is raised, acknowledging that such a thing would be a “game changer”. The “real movers and shakers” are on the battlefield.

It concludes with the threat, “When we descend on the streets of London, Paris and Washington the taste will be far bitterer [sic], because not only will we spill your blood, but we will also demolish your statues, erase your history and most painfully, convert your children who will then go on to champion our name and curse their forefathers.”

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Another Day of Life

In 1975, Angola was tumbling into pandemonium; everyone who could was packing crates, desperate to abandon the beleaguered colony. With his trademark bravura, Ryszard Kapuscinski went the other way, begging his was from Lisbon and comfort to Luanda — once famed as Africa's Rio de Janeiro — and chaos.

Angola, a slave colony later given over to mining and plantations, was a promised land for generations of poor Portuguese. It had belonged to Portugal since before there were English-speakers in North America. After the collapse of the fascist dictatorship in Portugal in 1974, Angola was brusquely cut loose, spurring the catastrophe of a still-ongoing civil war. Kapuscinski plunged right into the middle of the drama, driving past thousands of haphazardly placed check-points, where using the wrong shibboleth was a matter of life and death; recording his imporessions of the young soldiers — from Cuba, Angola, South Africa, Portugal — fighting a nebulous war with global repercussions; and examining the peculiar brutality of a country surprised and divided by its newfound freedom.

Автор: ściński Ryszard
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A Smile in the Mind's Eye

Durrell’s remarkable memoir of his spiritual journey with famed Taoist philosopher Jolan Chang.

Beginning with their first meeting over lunch at Lawrence Durrell’s Provencal home, Durrell and Jolan Chang — renowned Taoist philosopher and expert on Eastern sexuality — developed an enduring relationship based on mutual spiritual exploration. Durrell’s autobiographical rumination on their friendship and on Taoism recounts the author’s existential ponderings, starting with his introduction to the mystical and enigmatic “smile in the mind’s eye.” From parsimony, cooking, and yoga to poetry, Petrarch, and Nietzche, A Smile in the Mind’s Eye is a charming tale of a writer’s spiritual and philosophical awakening.

Автор: Durrell Lawrence
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A Barbarian in Asia

Henri Michaux (1899–1984), the great French poet and painter, set out as a young man to see the Far East. Traveling from India to the Himalayas, and on to China and Japan, Michaux voices his vivid impressions, cutting opinions, and curious insights: he has no trouble speaking his mind. Part fanciful travelogue and part exploration of culture, A Barbarian in Asia is presented here in its original translation by Sylvia Beach, the famous American-born bookseller in Paris.

Автор: Michaux Henri
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ALOHA OE

«ALOHA OE»

Lepnības nams

Džeks Londons VIII sēj.

Автор: Londons eks
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APSKURBUŠAIS MEŽS

STĀSTI

PAR DABU

DŽERALDS DARELS

APSKURBUŠAIS MEŽS

RĪGA

«LIESMA»

1980

Veltījums manai sievai Džekijai, atceroties prēriju cūkas un citus bichos

Gerald DurrelI THE DRUNKEN FOREST Penguin Books 1972

Gerald DurrelI THE WHISPERING LAND -Rupert Hart — Dāvis 1961

No angju valodas tulkojusi Ilze Gintere Ilustrējis Ralfs Tompsons Vāku zīmējusi Maija Dragūne

Автор: DARELS ERALDS
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Ai-Ai un ES

Džeralds Darels

Ai-Ai un ES

Glābšanas misja Madagaskarā

Nordik

Gerald Durrell THE AYE-AYE AND I A Rescue Mission in Madagascar

No angļu valodas tulkojusi LINDA VĪTOLA

Māksliniece SOLVITA OZOLA

ISBN 9984-675-63-7

© Gerald Durrell, 1992 © Nordik, 2002

Автор: DARELS ERALDS
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A Lady’s Life in the Rocky Mountains

A Lady's Life in the Rocky Mountains" by Isabella L Bird (1831 — 1904) represents a series of the author’s letters to her sister, written during her journey to Colorado. In a six-month period of time she covered over a thousand miles alone, riding a horse, often without any appointed destination. The book is actually a detailed record of this fascinating experience filled with beautiful, vivid descriptions of the scenery, the people she met, their way of life. Among others was "Rocky Mountain Jim" Nugent, a rough man, whom she portrayed as an "awful looking a ruffian as one could see”, but who became her guide and companion, and appears in the book in a romantic outlook. A well brought-up young lady, she rode through the American West, wearing Hawaiian riding dress, climbed mountains and helped with grazing.

Автор: Bird Isabella L
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Автор: Seton Ernest Thompson
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American buffal: in search of a lost icon

Published in the United States by Spiegel & Grau, an imprint of The Doubleday Publishing Group, a division of Random House, Inc., New York.

Автор: Rinella Steven
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A KIMA ASARAS

A KIMA ASARAS

Džeks Londons X sej.

UZ MAKALOA PAKLĀJA

Автор: Londons eks
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ALOTZIJA PENKBERNA LEPNĪBA

ALOTZIJA PENKBERNA LEPNĪBA

Saules dēls

Džeks Londons VIII sēj.

Автор: Londons eks
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ARDIEVU, DžEK!

ARDIEVU, DžEK!

Lepnības nams

Džeks Londons VIII sēj.

Автор: Londons eks
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ŠAUBAS PAR LABU APSŪDZĒTAJAM

ŠAUBAS PAR LABU APSŪDZĒTAJAM

Džeks Londons IX sēj.

Naktī dzimusī

Автор: Londons eks
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Allan Quatermain

Sir Henry Rider Haggard (1856-1925), einer der bedeutendsten englischen Erzähler der Jahrhundertwende, gehört zu den Klassikern des phantastischen Abenteuerromans. Seine exotischen und farbenprächtigen Fantasy-Epen spielen vornehmlich im dunklen Herzen Afrikas, das zu jener Zeit noch weitgehend unerforscht und von wilden Völkerschaften bewohnt war und Raum bot für Spekulationen über geheimnisvolle unentdeckte Reiche und legendäre uralte Zivilisationen.

Allan Quatermain, ein erfahrener Afrikaforscher, der einst König Salomons Diamantenminen entdeckte, ist der Zivilisation müde. Er beschließt, nach Afrika zurückzukehren und in die unbekannten Gebiete westlich von Sansibar vorzustoßen, in denen Gerüchten zufolge eine weiße Rasse leben soll.

Gemeinsam mit dem Großwildjäger Sir Henry Curtis, dem Navy-Offizier John Good und dem ZuluHäuptling Umslopogaas bricht er in die Wildnis auf.

Nach blutigen Kämpfen mit den wilden Massai und mannigfachen Abenteuern finden sie die ersten Spuren dieser legendären Rasse, die - seit Jahrhunderten völlig von der Umwelt abgeschlossen - in einem unzugänglichen Hochtal im Herzen Afrikas lebt.

Mit den Stichen der Originalausgabe und einem Nachwort von Dr. Franz Rottensteiner.


Titel der englischen Originalausgabe

ALLAN QUATERMAIN

Deutsche Übersetzung von Joachim Pente Die Stiche der Originalausgabe entstanden nach Zeichnungen von Charles H. M. Kerr

Umschlagbild: Vicente Segrelles/Norma

Автор: Haggard Henry Rider
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A borotva éle

A “borotva éle” — szimbólum: azt a szinte érzékelhetetlen határt jelenti, amely a tudat és a tudatalatti között húzódik, vagyis amely a teljesen egészséges én pszichikai tengelye. Így magyarázza meg regényének címét maga a szerző, a szovjet tudományos-fantasztikus irodalom klasszikusa, aki ezúttal a legújabb biológiai kutatások és felfedezések fényében boncolgatja az ember pszichofiziológiájának időszerű kérdéseit. Csodával határos, de megtörtént esetek, valóságos jelenségek hiteles leírásával igyekszik feltárni az emberi test és lélek rejtett tartalékait, energiaforrásait.

A történések középpontjában egy titokzatos fekete korona, annak különös kisugárzása áll. Több csoport is meg akarja szerezni, hajszákat rendeznek érte. E kalandok leírásával válik a mű térben és időben több dimenziójúvá. Visszanyúl a régmúltba is, például Nagy Sándor korába, vagy az óindiai művészet kezdeteihez, hogy pontosabban megvilágítsa a tegnap, a ma, sót a holnap eseményeit. Oroszországból kiindulva, Itálián, Dél-Afrikán át a forró Indiáig és a jeges Tibetig húzódik a cselekmény fonala.

A bőven áradó események egzotikus környezetben, titokzatos templomokban, lámakolostorokban, tengerfenéken stb. játszódnak le. Szemünk előtt zajlik le egy kalandos nőszöktetés; látjuk, hogyan verekszenek meg erőművészek túlerőben lévő fogdmegekkel; megismerjük a különleges, bénító folyadékot kilövő pisztolyt.

A mű hősei sarkított jellemű, különleges képességű férfiak, hősnői egzotikus szépségű és rendkívüli sorsú nők. Tanúi vagyunk hipnózissal való csodálatos gyógyításnak, az önszuggesztió nem mindennapi eseteinek. Csak egy példa a sok közül: a tibeti önsanyargató reszpáknak melegük lesz, amikor a fagyos szélben meztelenül állva locsolgatják magukat — a vizes törülköző megszárad rajtuk!

Jefremov a tudománynak és a valóságban gyökerező fantasztikumnak olyan tájaira vezet el bennünket, amelyeken szovjet írók még nemigen jártak.

Автор: Jefremov Ivan
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A Different Kind of Freedom

For five months in the thin air of Tibet and Western China I made my way over dirt tracks and around Chinese police checkpoints. Throughout most of history this part of the planet has remained closed to Western travelers. During the spring and summer of 1994 only a few short portions of my 3300-mile bicycle trip crossed sections of Tibet and China that were officially open to foreigners.

My 3300-mile bicycle trip is the subject of the ebook, A Different Kind of Freedom.

Автор: Kreisel Ray
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Assassin’s creed: forsaken (Кредо убийцы : покинутый)

 Сюжет романа повествует о событиях, предшествующих Assassin's Creed 3, а именно о ранней жизни Хэйтема Кенуэя в Лондоне и о том, как он впоследствии присоединился к Ордену Тамплиеров.

 
Attentat auf Abraham Lincoln

Das Jahr des Herrn 1863 ist eine düstere, hoffnungslose Zeit in Deutschland. Das einfache Volk ist verarmt. Wer Arbeit hat, schuftet für Groschen. Menschen sterben an Hunger und Epidemien.

In dieser Zeit ist »Amerika« ein Wort der Hoffnung und Sehnsucht - ein Land, wo jeder sein Glück machen und zu Wohlstand kommen kann. Ein magisches Wort auch für den jungen Handwerksgesellen Jacob Adler, der zu Unrecht des Mordversuchs beschuldigt wird und aus Deutschland fliehen muss.

Doch sein Leben in Amerika wird härter und gefahrvoller sein, als er es sich in seinen ärgsten Träumen vorzustellen vermag. Ein Abenteuer wartet auf Jacob Adler, wie es kaum ein zweiter je erlebt hat...

Автор: Kastner J G
Серия: Amerika
 
Alaska-Kid

Über das Buch

San Francisco, O'Hara und seine Zeitschrift, für die er Erzählungen in wöchentlichen Fortsetzungen schrieb, die Redaktion, die Klubs, in denen er verkehrte, all die Nichtigkeiten jener tatenlosen Tage scheinen einer unbeschreiblich fernen Vergangenheit anzugehören. Nur mit Schaudern denkt Kid Bellew daran, wie er einst Zeit und Kraft in dem Bohèmeleben der großen Stadt vergeudet hat, ohne zu wissen, was Nahrung, Schlaf und Gesundheit in Wirklichkeit bedeuten. Aus einer Laune heraus hat er sich Goldgräbern auf dem Wege nach Alaska angeschlossen, hat ungeheure körperliche Strapazen auf sich genommen und schließlich Gefallen am harten Leben in den endlosen Wäldern, den unnahbaren, zerklüfteten Gebirgen und den wild schäumenden Wassern gefunden. Gemeinsam mit Jack Kurz, einem prächtigen Kameraden, schlägt er sich quer durch Alaska, zu Fuß, im Boot, auf Schneeschuhen und mit dem Hundeschlitten. Aus dem ehemaligen Chechaquo, dem Grünschnabel, wird der erfahrene Waldläufer, Hundeführer und Goldsucher Alaska-Kid.


Über den Autor

Jack London (eig. John Griffith, später J. G. London nach seinem Stiefvater) wurde am 12.01.1876 in San Francisco geboren und wuchs in ärmlichen Verhältnissen auf. Er schlägt sich als Fabrikarbeiter, Austernpirat, Landstreicher und Seemann durch, holt das Abitur nach, beginnt zu studieren, geht dann als Goldsucher nach Alaska, lebt monatelang im Elendsviertel von London, gerät als Korrespondent im russisch-japanischen Krieg in Gefangenschaft und bereist die ganze Welt. Am 22.11.1916 setzt der berühmte Schriftsteller auf seiner Farm in Kalifornien seinem zuletzt von Alkohol, Erfolg und Extravaganz geprägten Leben ein Ende.

Автор: London Jack
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Arcadia

Three interlocking worlds. Four people looking for answers. But who controls the future — or the past?

In the basement of a professor’s house in 1960s Oxford, fifteen-year-old Rosie goes in search of a missing cat — and instead finds herself in a different world.

Anterwold is a sun-drenched land of storytellers, prophecies and ritual. But is this world real — and what happens if she decides to stay?

Meanwhile, in a sterile laboratory, a rebellious scientist is trying to prove that time does not even exist — with potentially devastating consequences.

Автор: Pears Iain
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Arena of Souls: A Brock Stone Adventure

1931- Washington, D.C.

Brock Stone returns from places unknown to claim an inheritance an unravel a mystery his grandfather left behind. Stone and his companions set off on an action-packed adventure where enemies lurk in the shadows and the past comes to life. Mysteries, thrills, monsters, and more in David Wood’s classic-style adventure, Arena of Souls. Fans of Indiana Jones and Doc Savage will love Brock Stone!

Автор: Wood David
 
At the Outpost of Fate

Return to the Golden Age of Adventure!


Dodge Dalton’s discovery of an ancient outpost at the bottom of the world made him a hero, but now a new evil has arisen, intent on seizing the power of the outpost to literally unleash Hell.

Guided by a deadly prophecy, a faceless villain will stop at nothing to transform the world into a place of skulls.It’s a race to save the world from the terrible secret that lies hidden…

…at the Outpost of Fate!

Автор: Ellis Sean
 
AK 239

What happens when you combine Russian billionaires, a crazy president and nuclear weapons?… World War III. Only one man can stop it, former Navy SEAL, John Denning. Ripped from today’s headlines, this military thriller picks up where Tom Clancy left off.

John Denning (JD) has no idea a routine assignment will bring him to the edge of a nuclear war with Russia. This FBI Special Agent and former Navy SEAL, travels to Ketchikan, Alaska to take a small time felon into custody and return him to Portland, Oregon to stand trial.

Taking a boat to an abandoned mine and far from cell phone service, JD is ambushed by ten professionals in full SEAL team gear. JD is forced deep into a uranium mine by a sophisticated Russian military operation on American soil!

But why would Russia risk war with the United States of America?

A Russian, Typhoon class, ballistic missile nuclear submarine and Iranian terrorists are only two of the many obstacles JD faces to stop total devastation of North America. And practically no one else has a clue.

Can JD single-handedly stop the Russians and the Iranians from starting World War III?

Only JD, in his own words, can tell you.

Автор: Ellis Roger R
Серия: John Denning
 
AMENTRIS. Гримасы подсознания – 2

Новые «Гримасы подсознания» авторов М. Буланова и Г. Бушилы «раскрываются» под знаком Аментриса. Таинственный знак олицетворяет собой древний божественный культ, которому всё подвластно, и который даёт неограниченную власть. Авторы возвращаются к своим героям Эдгару-Евгению, Ниночке, капитану Нолту, Стейту, Карлу и Гермидану, и вновь погружают читателя в мир необычных приключений, путешествий, сражений, загадочных перипетий и страстной любви.

Захватывающее повествование, в котором реальность переплетается с фэнтези, никого не оставит равнодушным, заставляя на протяжении всего прочтения с нетерпением и удивлением ждать развязки.

Контрабанда янтаря, война в Арседее, приключения в психбольнице, полёты с ведьмой, Гренландия – это лишь небольшой перечень ярких моментов в новой романтической книге писателей.

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Ararat

Meryam and Adam take risks for a living. But neither is prepared for what lies in the legendary heights of Mount Ararat, Turkey.

First to reach a massive cave revealed by an avalanche, they discover the hole in the mountain’s heart is really an ancient ship, buried in time. A relic that some fervently believe is Noah’s Ark.

Deep in its recesses stands a coffin inscribed with mysterious symbols that no one in their team of scholars, archaeologists and filmmakers can identify. Inside is a twisted, horned cadaver. Outside a storm threatens to break.

As terror begins to infiltrate their every thought, is it the raging blizzard that chases them down the mountain – or something far worse?

Автор: Golden Christopher
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Angelmaker

A Wall Street Journal and Booklist Best Mystery of 2012

From the acclaimed author of The Gone-Away World, blistering gangster noir meets howling absurdist comedy as the forces of good square off against the forces of evil, and only an unassuming clockwork repairman and an octogenarian former superspy can save the world from total destruction.

Joe Spork spends his days fixing antique clocks. The son of infamous London criminal Mathew “Tommy Gun” Spork, he has turned his back on his family’s mobster history and aims to live a quiet life. That orderly existence is suddenly upended when Joe activates a particularly unusual clockwork mechanism. His client, Edie Banister, is more than the kindly old lady she appears to be—she’s a retired international secret agent. And the device? It’s a 1950s doomsday machine. Having triggered it, Joe now faces the wrath of both the British government and a diabolical South Asian dictator who is also Edie’s old arch-nemesis. On the upside, Joe’s got a girl: a bold receptionist named Polly whose smarts, savvy and sex appeal may be just what he needs. With Joe’s once-quiet world suddenly overrun by mad monks, psychopathic serial killers, scientific geniuses and threats to the future of conscious life in the universe, he realizes that the only way to survive is to muster the courage to fight, help Edie complete a mission she abandoned years ago and pick up his father’s old gun…

Literary Awards:

• The Kitschies for Red Tentacle (Novel) (2012)

• Arthur C. Clarke Award Nominee for Best Novel (2013)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mxJn0Wp9nBc

Автор: Harkaway Nick
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Atlantis Gold

A GLOBAL SEARCH FOR THE MYTHICAL LOST CITY…


A RUTHLESS UNDERGROUND CONSORTIUM…


One man's quest to find the ultimate treasure and give it back to the world….


ATLANTIS GOLD


Egypt, 1938


A leading archaeologist vanishes while exploring a newly discovered chamber inside the Great Pyramid of Giza.


Mediterranean Sea, Present Day


Ex-U.S. Navy specialists Carter Hunt and Jayden Takada are working one of their first jobs in civilian life — repairing a subsea data cable for an international telecom company — when their mini-sub is attacked by persons unknown wishing to stem the flow of information in and out of Egypt. They survive the encounter only to receive a call from Hunt's ex-girlfriend, Dr. Madison Chambers, an archaeologist currently on an excavation at the Great Pyramid of Giza.

She has a most unusual request — she needs someone to scuba dive inside the pyramid. Hunt agrees to help, but soon finds out that the same people behind his close call on the data cable are also interested in what has been found in the pyramid.

Before long, Hunt and Takada find themselves on the run from a shadowy criminal enterprise that will stop at nothing to obtain artifacts that appear to lead to nothing less than the lost city of Atlantis.

A trail of clues looks like it will lead the accidental explorers to legendary riches of unfathomable worth, but will they be able to safeguard them from those who would do anything to control ancient secrets?

Автор: Chesler Rick
 
Atlantis Stolen

A civilization stolen from the history books.

A billionaire’s obsession to unlock its secrets.

A brotherhood determined to hide the truth.

And time is running out.


Only a handful of people know what destroyed the ancient Atlanteans, whose very existence is a secret that they will kill to protect. Unfortunately, the very same catastrophe that destroyed that once proud civilization is drawing near once more.

The question is, can marine biologist Sam Reilly discover the truth in time to prevent it?

Серия: Sam Reilly
 
Ark Found

The follow-up to breakout action-adventure bestseller, ATLANTIS GOLD. Treasure seeker Carter Hunt continues his odyssey with Omega Team to safeguard and preserve the world's treasures so that all may enjoy them for generations to come. The Omega Files Adventure books are meant to be enjoyed in any order.


AN ANCIENT MAP RECOVERED FROM A SAFE IN THE WRECK OF THE TITANIC…


IT POINTS TO AN ARK


TO FIND IT, OMEGA TEAM MUST A BATTLE A MERCILESS UNDERGROUND CONSORTIUM IN A WORLDWIDE BATTLE WITH THE POTENTIAL TO ROCK THE FOUNDATIONS OF HUMAN THOUGHT


ARK FOUND


April 15, 1912, North Atlantic Ocean, aboard the R.M.S. Titanic


A young archaeologist travelling to New York City aboard the liner’s maiden voyage has brought along an intriguing find he hopes to sell to an antiquities collector. When the ship sinks, his artifact is still inside a safe.


Present Day, North Atlantic Ocean, Site of the R.M.S. Titanic shipwreck


When a deep sea submersible dive to the wreck of the Titanic recovers a safe, Carter Hunt and Jayden Takada look forward to seeing if its contents include the rumored map. A map that, if real, would show the way to a find of biblical proportions.

But Omega Team isn’t the only group looking for the ancient document. After an underwater battle inside the Titanic with an unknown submersible, Carter and Jayden manage to escape with their lives. But their troubles are only beginning as they are forced to do battle with a shadowy cabal that will stop at nothing to control the planet’s most sought-after hallmarks of humanity.

Автор: Chesler Rick
 
All не инклюзив

Путешествуя по миру, многие возвращаются с четким убеждением, что кругом живут либо враги, либо идиоты. Сидя дома, вы с этим можете соглашаться или нет. Но стоит вам лишь один раз решиться на подобный поступок и вас уже не остановить. И кстати, масса впечатлений и прекрасного настроения зависит не только от состояния души и… нет, не денег, а хорошей компании друзей.

Так произошло и в этой полуфантастической истории, когда оренбуржцу Вячеславу Гончарову попал в руки странный предмет, который…

Но, впрочем, прочитайте лучше сами! (первая книга завершена, но не редактирована)


 

Новинки! Свежие поступления книг жанра «Приключения»

  •  Экзамен на выживание. Ведьмы Академии ВАИ
     Соболянская Елизавета
     Приключения, Приключения, Любовные романы, Любовно-фантастические романы

    Если ты читаешь письмо – ты наш. Ты – маг. Пройди испытание и поступи в Межмировую академию «Изумруд»! Помни, ты можешь взять с собой только то, что способен унести.

    Если готов – порви конверт!

    И да помогут тебе священные звезды Ильсарры…


    Первый эпизод литсериала. Факультет ведьм.

  •  Избранница Хозяина холмов
     Счастная Елена
     Приключения, Приключения, ,

    Сбежать от ненавистного брака? Для дочери королевского советника нет ничего невозможного! Главное, случайно не попасться в руки названного жениха. Говорят, в нём спит проклятие королевского рода, способное превратить его в безжалостное чудовище. А моя магия — спасение от него. И пусть она давно продана принцу в обмен на союз королевств, я собираюсь постоять за свою свободу! В нашей борьбе правым окажется только один. Но, боюсь, что и живым — тоже.

  •  Огненный поток
     Гош Амитав
     Проза, Историческая проза, Приключения, Исторические приключения, Морские приключения, Путешествия и география,

    Финальная часть “Ибисной трилогии” (две первые книги – “Маковое море” и “Дымная река”). 1839 год, напряженность между Китаем и Британией стремительно нарастает. Китай не желает, чтобы чужеземцы превратили его в гигантский рынок индийского опиума. Теряя огромные доходы, британские колониалисты начинают войну. К китайскому Кантону стягивается британско-индийская армада. В числе прочих судов и шхуна “Ибис”, с которой так или иначе связаны судьбы всех героев. Среди них сипай Кесри Сингх, возглавляющий отряд индийских солдат; молодой моряк Захарий Рейд, мечтающий о богатстве и славе; Ширин Моди, вдова купца-парса, направляющаяся в Китай, чтобы вернуть потерянное богатство мужа; юная француженка Полетт, которая пошла по стопам своего отца, ученого-ботаника; бывший раджа Нил, пытающийся обрести в Кантоне покой… Заключительная книга трилогии расскажет, что случилось с героями “Макового моря” и “Дымной реки”. Их драматичные судьбы разворачиваются на фоне не менее драматичной большой Истории, складываясь в огромное и пестрое многофигурное полотно.

    В 2015 году роман “Огненный поток” стал лауреатом Crossword Book Award, самой авторитетной литературной премии Индии.

  •  Огненный поток
     Гош Амитав
     Проза, Историческая проза, Приключения, Исторические приключения, Морские приключения, Путешествия и география,

    Финальная часть “Ибисной трилогии” (две первые книги – “Маковое море” и “Дымная река”). 1839 год, напряженность между Китаем и Британией стремительно нарастает. Китай не желает, чтобы чужеземцы превратили его в гигантский рынок индийского опиума. Теряя огромные доходы, британские колониалисты начинают войну. К китайскому Кантону стягивается британско-индийская армада. В числе прочих судов и шхуна “Ибис”, с которой так или иначе связаны судьбы всех героев. Среди них сипай Кесри Сингх, возглавляющий отряд индийских солдат; молодой моряк Захарий Рейд, мечтающий о богатстве и славе; Ширин Моди, вдова купца-парса, направляющаяся в Китай, чтобы вернуть потерянное богатство мужа; юная француженка Полетт, которая пошла по стопам своего отца, ученого-ботаника; бывший раджа Нил, пытающийся обрести в Кантоне покой… Заключительная книга трилогии расскажет, что случилось с героями “Макового моря” и “Дымной реки”. Их драматичные судьбы разворачиваются на фоне не менее драматичной большой Истории, складываясь в огромное и пестрое многофигурное полотно.

    В 2015 году роман “Огненный поток” стал лауреатом Crossword Book Award, самой авторитетной литературной премии Индии.

  •  Огненный поток
     Гош Амитав
     Проза, Историческая проза, Приключения, Исторические приключения, Морские приключения, Путешествия и география,

    Финальная часть “Ибисной трилогии” (две первые книги – “Маковое море” и “Дымная река”). 1839 год, напряженность между Китаем и Британией стремительно нарастает. Китай не желает, чтобы чужеземцы превратили его в гигантский рынок индийского опиума. Теряя огромные доходы, британские колониалисты начинают войну. К китайскому Кантону стягивается британско-индийская армада. В числе прочих судов и шхуна “Ибис”, с которой так или иначе связаны судьбы всех героев. Среди них сипай Кесри Сингх, возглавляющий отряд индийских солдат; молодой моряк Захарий Рейд, мечтающий о богатстве и славе; Ширин Моди, вдова купца-парса, направляющаяся в Китай, чтобы вернуть потерянное богатство мужа; юная француженка Полетт, которая пошла по стопам своего отца, ученого-ботаника; бывший раджа Нил, пытающийся обрести в Кантоне покой… Заключительная книга трилогии расскажет, что случилось с героями “Макового моря” и “Дымной реки”. Их драматичные судьбы разворачиваются на фоне не менее драматичной большой Истории, складываясь в огромное и пестрое многофигурное полотно.

    В 2015 году роман “Огненный поток” стал лауреатом Crossword Book Award, самой авторитетной литературной премии Индии.

  •  Инверсия за тридевять парсеков
     Липницкая Светлана
     Фантастика, Космическая фантастика, Юмористическая фантастика, Приключения, Приключения

    Что может быть общего у землянки-пацифистки и протеже космического злодея? Разве что враги…


Новинки месяца жанра «Приключения»

  •  Попаданка за пять монет
     Миленина Лидия
     Приключения, Приключения, Любовные романы, Любовно-фантастические романы, Попаданцы, ,

    — Попаданка за пять монет! Продается попаданка! — лениво повторял мой хозяин.

    Я с тоской обводила глазами рынок, подергивая цепь на ноге.

    Наконец подле нас остановился толстяк. С сомнением заглянул в кошель:

    — Скидку дашь?

    Только не это, подумала я. Не могу же я достаться этому жирному скупердяю!

    — Даю в два раза больше — и девушка моя! — раздался вдруг властный голос.

    Оглянулась. Мужчина был хорош. Высокий статный брюнет. Жесткий и стремительный, как смерч. Ах…

    — Конечно, ваша милость… — залебезил хозяин. А жирдяй опасливо поглядел на мужчину и ретировался.

    — Вот деньги! — незнакомец бросил на прилавок кошелек. — Подготовь ее, жду вас возле Дома Правосудия!

    Развернулся и пошел сквозь толпу. Торговец с сожалением поглядел на меня:

    — Не повезло тебе, милая!

  •  Смертельный рейс
     Тамоников Александр Александрович
     Детективы и Триллеры, Боевик, Исторический детектив, Шпионский детектив, Крутой детектив, Приключения, Исторические приключения, Старинное, Старинная литература, Проза, О войне

    Роман о военном времени, о сложных судьбах и опасной работе неизвестных героев, вошедших в ударный состав «спецназа Берии».

    Общий тираж книг А. Тамоникова – более 10 миллионов экземпляров.

    Лето 1943 года. В районе Курска готовится крупная стратегическая операция. Советской контрразведке становится известно, что в наших тылах к этому моменту тайно сформированы бандеровские отряды, которые в ближайшее время активизируют диверсионную работу, чтобы помешать действиям Красной Армии. Группе Максима Шелестова поручено перейти линию фронта и принять меры к разобщению националистической среды. Операция внедрения разработана надежная, однако выживать в реальных боевых условиях каждому участнику группы придется самостоятельно…

    «Эта серия хороша тем, что в ней проведена верная главная мысль: в НКВД Лаврентия Берии умели верить людям, потому что им умел верить сам нарком. История группы майора Шелестова сходна с реальной историей крупного агента абвера, бывшего штабс-капитана царской армии Нелидова, попавшего на Лубянку в сентябре 1939 года. Тем более вероятными выглядят на фоне истории Нелидова приключения Максима Шелестова и его товарищей, описанные в этом романе». – С. Кремлев

    Одна из самых популярных серий А. Тамоникова! Романы о судьбе уникального спецподразделения НКВД, подчиненного лично Л. Берии.

  •  Убей или умри 5
     Токсик Саша
     Фантастика, Боевая фантастика, Приключения, Приключения,

    Это ПЯТЫЙ том. Первый том здесь:

    https://author.today/work/151435

    _______________________________________________________________________

    В 14 лет я стал чемпионом по гладиаторским боям в виртуальной реальности. В 18 — разгружаю водку на складе без копейки в кармане. Раньше девушки бегали за мной, а теперь брезгливо морщат носы. Жизнь дала мне шанс вернуться. Но в этой игре придется победить или сдохнуть.

    Финальный том.

  •  Профессия за тридевять парсеков
     Липницкая Светлана
     Фантастика, Космическая фантастика, Юмористическая фантастика, Приключения, Приключения

    Нелегко быть пиратским капитаном, но его заместителем – просто невыносимо! Наемники бунтуют, корабль не слушается, хищники норовят отгрызть от тебя кусок… Казалось бы, с возвращением командира жизнь должна наладиться, но не тут-то было! Что такого в невзрачном булыжнике, с которым он так носится? Почему с ним это жуткое существо в костюме из человека? И зачем, во имя всех космических тел, он приволок на борт какую-то землянку?!

    Раз никто не отвечает, придется разобраться самому!

  •  Вторая итерация
     Южин Евгений
     Фантастика, Альтернативная история, Боевая фантастика, Киберпанк, Космическая фантастика, Социально-психологическая фантастика, Фэнтези, Научная Фантастика, Приключения, Приключения, Попаданцы, Боевое фэнтези,

    Бойтесь даров великих! Вот, жили вы себе не тужили – рыбу ловили, крокодила били, кокос собирали. Жена – красавица, детишки загорелые по пляжу носятся. И тут – бац! Ящик. А в нем: приемник с батарейками, фонарик с цветными стеклами, пара шорт с маечками. Подхватились радостные, нацепили на себя штаны цветастые, и побежали на Поле Вождей хвастаться. И хорошо, если в вашем племени процедура экзорцизма простенькая – подержать часок в дыму костра, пока бесам невтерпеж станет, и они, вильнув хвостами, оставят вашу копченую тушку, да и отпустить. А, ведь, возможны варианты. И не говорите, что вы не такие, и что вы, да и вожди ваши, уже лет сто сами штаны с батарейками носите. Фонарики, они того – разные бывают!

  •  Тайфун
     Уайт Робин
     Детективы и Триллеры, Триллер, Приключения, Морские приключения

    Соединенные Штаты Америки щедро заплатили России за утилизацию атомных подводных лодок серии «Тайфун». Но кто-то с большими звездами на погонах решил тайно перепродать одну из них Китаю. Мир оказался на грани Третьей мировой. Его судьба зависит от экипажа подводной лодки «Байкал», которому пришлось вступить в противоборство не только с субмаринами противника, преследующими его в глубинах Северного Ледовитого океана, но и с предателями в собственной стране, готовыми за тридцать сребреников отдать «ядерную дубинку» в руки завтрашнего врага...

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