By Alex Archer, Steven Savile
While legend turns into lethal reality…
In Prague studying the legend of the Golem, a fantastical "living" creature made up of clay, archaeologist Annja Creed is confronted with a bigger secret on her fingers while an individual starts murdering the homeless. and each day there's a clean corpse.
As the suspicion that Golem is at the back of the deaths circulates quietly at the streets of town, Annja can't withstand unraveling the thread that binds technology to superstition. in accordance with Czech heritage, those aren't new assaults. They're a part of a better trend of murders that experience long gone unacknowledged over centuries. And now Annja is the following goal. until she will be able to locate the genuine monster in the back of the myth…before it unearths her.
By W. E. Johns
This comprises seven brief tales. they're all Air Police tales with the exception of the final one, that's a moment global struggle tale. those are as follows:-
THE CASE OF THE BLACK SHEEP
An ex-RAF Officer is utilizing his plane to smuggle nylons into the united kingdom, identifying them up from a ship.
THE CASE OF THE traveling SULTAN
A infamous US gangster is making plans to assault a Sultan's plane with the intention to scouse borrow his diamonds.
THE CASE OF THE UNREGISTERED OPERATOR
Biggles is going to legal for you to discover an unlawful air transportation operation for criminals.
THE CASE OF THE WOUNDED AGENT
Biggles is distributed on a different project to save lots of a undercover agent, and his info, from Bulgaria.
THE CASE OF the intense PUPIL
An first-class flying student, who already is familiar with how you can fly, is utilizing his solo flights for unlawful reasons.
THE CASE OF THE MURDERED APPRENTICE
Biggles uncovers a smuggling operation from Holland whilst investigating why a guy was once murdered.
THE CASE OF THE STOLEN AIRCRAFT
A guy who has designed a brand new airplane is stealing plane for the aviation gasoline they contain.
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By Dave Barry, Ridley Pearson
In this riveting and adventure-packed follow-up to Peter and the Starcatchers, we find Peter leaving the relative security of Mollusk Island-along together with his relied on spouse Tinker Bell-for the chilly, damp streets of London. On a tough trip around the sea, he and Tink detect the darkish and lethal, slithering part-man/part-creature Lord Ombra. it sounds as if the scary Ombra has quite a few mysterious powers together with the power to make shadows disappear. whilst Peter reaches London, he units out to discover the indomitable Molly. jointly they have to wrestle Ombra's negative forces to either shield the Starcatchers and the valuable starstuff and most significantly to rescue Molly's mom from the clutches of evil. Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson have performed it again-written a compulsively readable, impossible-to-put-down story that may pride readers of every age.
By Lois Lowry
The Willoughby's—Timothy; his dual brothers, Barnaby A and Barnaby B; and their little sister, Jane—are outdated kids who adore outdated adventures. regrettably, the Willoughby mom and dad will not be very keen on their teenagers, and if truth be told that the siblings aren't too a fan of their mom and dad both. Little do the Willoughby teenagers recognize that their neglectful father and mother are hatching an evil plan to eliminate them! to not worry—these ingenious adventurers have a couple of plans in their personal. yet they've got no proposal what lies forward of their quest to rid themselves in their ghastly mom and dad and reside fortunately ever after.
By Mark Obmascik
Fats, forty-four, father of 3 sons, and dealing with a vasectomy, Mark Obmascik may by no means have guessed that his subsequent circulation will be up a 14,000-foot mountain. but if his twelve-year-old son will get bitten via the mountaineering trojan horse at summer time camp, Obmascik can’t withstand the chance for a few high-altitude father-son bonding by way of mountain climbing a height jointly. After their first joint climb, Obmascik, addled via the skinny air, makes a decision to maintain his head within the clouds and take a look at to scale all fifty-four of Colorado’s 14,000-foot mountains, referred to as the Fourteeners—and to do it in below three hundred and sixty five days. The result's Halfway to Heaven, a rollicking, witty, occasionally harrowing chronicle of an outrageous event that's no simple task. This "hilarious midlife picaresque" (Publishers Weekly) has garnered large severe acclaim, was once named an "Editor’s choose" by way of Parade, won the 2009 nationwide outside e-book Award for out of doors Literature, and made one reviewer giggle so tough he "blew beer out of [his] nostril" (Colorado Daily). just like the author’s seriously acclaimed debut, The substantial 12 months, it brings a willing eye and sharp humor to an obsessive tradition: climbers who percentage the author’s crazed ardour of scaling all fifty-four of the famed and feared Fourteeners.
By Willard Price
Considered one of Willard Price's event tales featurin Hal and Roger Hunt. the men are in India to enquire infrequent, appealing and hazardous creatures for his or her zoologist father. in addition to dealing with tigers, cobras, bears and elephants, they tackle an idle sponger who thinks animals are for capturing.
By Wilbur Smith
The Sound of Thunder, a Courtney kin experience via Wilbur Smith
The 12 months is 1899. The British Empire is on the peak of its energy. yet in South Africa, proud Dutch colonists defy the Queen and her army--and a lush, wild global is torn aside through weapons, spears, and swords.
Sean Courtney have been tragically separated from his family members, however the Boer conflict has introduced him again to his homeland--and into the points of interest of his enemy's weapons. It has additionally again him to Ruth Friedman, the one girl Sean can love, even supposing he should not. As Sean's loyalties--to country, guy, and blood--are established, a saga of accountability and betrayal unfolds....
Initially released as a four-part serial within the mythical pulp journal 'The Thrill Book,' this is the tale of Sir Gerald Desmond, overdue officer in His Majesty's Royal Flying Corps. Broke and inebriated in Manila, he befriends a consumptive Irish fiddler, Michael O'Sullivan, and the 2 get involved in a loose struggle with the local constabulary. From this brawl they're rescued by way of an unknown benefactor -- but if they arrive to their senses, they locate themselves shanghaied aboard the schooner 'San Gregorio', certain for Mindoro Island. Typhoons, smugglers, appealing ladies, opium, and mutiny are only the start in their adventures!
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