By Roland Huntford, Fridtjof Nansen, Roald Amundsen
Roald Amundsen files his race to be the 1st guy to arrive the South Pole. Amundsen's services enabled him to prevail the place his predecessors, and rivals, didn't. His rival Captain Robert F. Scott not just did not succeed in the Pole first, but—due to terrible education and miscalculation—died with the remainder of his get together on their go back journey. The South Pole is still one of many maximum and most vital books on polar exploration.
"Roald Amundsen planted the Norwegian flag at the South Pole on December 14, 1911: an entire month sooner than Robert Falcon Scott arrived at the related spot. Amundsen's 'The South Pole'... is much less famous than his rival's, partially simply because he's much less of a literary stylist, but in addition, might be, simply because he survived the journey.
"His ebook is a riveting first-hand account of a very specialist excursion; Amundsen's heroism is unassuming, however it is heroism nonetheless."
--The instances of London, June 23 2001
By Clive Cussler, Paul Kemprecos
While Kurt Austin, the chief of a brave nationwide Underwater & Marine service provider exploration group, rescues appealing marine archaeologist Nina Kirov off the coast of Morocco, he turns into the subsequent aim of Texas industrialist Don Halcon. A madman bent on carving a brand new state out of the southwestern usa and Mexico, Halcon's scheme hinges on Nina's contemporary discovery regarding Christopher Columbus, and a necessary pre-Columbian antiquity buried within the battered is still of the sunken Italian luxurious liner Andrea Doria. merely Kurt Austin and his crack NUMA crew stand among Halcon and the Andrea Doria's silent metal hull -- and if their lethal undertaking fails, Halcon will experience to strength on a wave of demise and destruction.
By Bill Crider, Stephen Mertz
Cocaine Kill Squad!
Ex-Vietnam vet Jack Wofford was once struggling with a brand new form of battle. The battlefield used to be Miami. the military was once the D.E.A. And the enemy was once the bottom type of drug-dealing scum ever to benefit from human suffering.
Now, Jack Wofford is lacking. And M.I.A. hunter Mark Stone is mad as hell. Wofford kept his existence again in 'Nam, and Stone is able to tackle each rattling pusher and kingpin within the urban to discover him...
Crooked law enforcement officials, buyers, mobsters -- nobody is secure from the savage, avenging fury of...
Stone: M.I.A. Hunter
By Ed Sutter
While Alec Gavins and his buddies examine a local American archaeological website in northern Arizona, they locate an old steel statue the place no such artifact may still exist. This statue proves to be a clue that results in facts of an historical, high-tech civilization. Alec and his buddies needs to grasp the traditional expertise to save lots of the Earth from destruction.
By Reki Kawahara
By Anne Elisabeth Stengl
Princess Una of Parumvir has come of age and should quickly be married. She desires of a good-looking and captivating prince, but if the 1st suitor arrives, she unearths him stodgy and dull. Prince Aethelbald from the mysterious land of Farthest shore has traveled some distance to turn out his love and in addition to carry hushed warnings of probability. A dragon is rumored to be drawing close Parumvir. Una, smitten in its place with a extra speeding prince, refuses Aethelbald's provide and ignores his warnings. quickly the Dragon King himself is in Parumvir, and Una, in giving her middle away unwisely, reveals herself in grave chance. basically these brave sufficient to hazard every little thing have a wish of scuffling with off this advancing evil.
By Alexander Kent
The twenty sixth, and ultimate, Bolitho novel during this phenomenally winning and well-loved series.
In this, the long-awaited end of Alexander Kent’s midshipman trilogy, the recent yr of 1774 turns out to supply Richard Bolitho and his buddy Martyn Dancer the fruits of a dream. either were instructed for advertising, even if they've got now not but won the coveted lieutenant’s fee. yet a regimen passage from Plymouth to Guernsey in an untried schooner turns into, for Bolitho, a passage from midshipman to King’s officer, tempering the promise of the longer term with the sour fee of adulthood.
By Alan Dean Foster
The Spellsinger is again in a brand-new continuous adventure!
To keep away from boredom, Spellsinger Jon-Tom and his devoted otter significant other, Mudge, embark on a quest that turns out to haven't any finish. They rescue a bunch of spoiled princesses, salary warfare on a guerrilla gorilla, and break out from a mocking maelstrom sooner than getting at the incorrect facet of an evil alien band.
Originally released 1994 via Aspect.
By Brandon Mull
Jason tumbles right into a quest to avoid wasting a mystical during this no 1 big apple instances bestselling begin to Brandon Mull’s Beyonders delusion series.
Jason Walker has frequently wanted his lifestyles can be a bit much less predictable—until a regimen day on the zoo ends with Jason abruptly transporting from the hippo tank to a spot in contrast to something he’s ever obvious. long ago, the folks of Lyrian welcomed viewers from the past, yet attitudes have replaced because the wizard emperor Maldor rose to strength. The courageous resistors who antagonistic the emperor were acquired off or damaged, leaving a realm the place worry and suspicion prevail.
In his look for a fashion domestic, Jason meets Rachel, who used to be additionally mysteriously attracted to Lyrian from our international. With assistance from a number of scattered rebels, Jason and Rachel turn into entangled in a quest to piece jointly the note of energy which can ruin the emperor and examine that their top wish to discover a manner domestic might be to save lots of this global with out heroes.
By Dervla Murphy
Initially released in 1965, it's the diary of her bicycle trek from Dunkirk, throughout Europe, via Iran and Afghanistan, over the Himalayas to Pakistan and India. Murphy's rapid rapport with the folks she alights between is bright and beautiful and makes her travelogue particular. Venturing aloneaccompanied basically by way of her bicycle, which she dubs Rozthe indomitable Murphy not just survives daunting actual rigors yet gleans enormous amusement in gaining knowledge of peoples who have been then much more distant than they're now.--Publishers Weekly. ""This publication recounts a visit, taken totally on bicycle, through a gritty Irishwoman in 1963. Her direction used to be via Yugoslavia, Turkey, Iran, Afghanistan, Pakistan, and resulted in New Delhi. She carried a pistol, bought sunstroke, and suffered the standard belly problems. She persevered undesirable lodgings yet reaped a lot neighborhood hospitality, too, together with a dinner with the Pakistani president. lots of the ebook matters the excessive mountain kingdom of Afghanistan and Pakistan...A lively account.""--Library magazine.