“Uncle Tom Andy Bill: a story of bears and Indian treasure” was published in 1908 as a sequel to “The Bears of Blue River”, though told from completely different point of view. It’s a boyhood and romantic adventure story taking place during pioneer days in southern Indiana. Young Tom, the boys’ hero of the early 20th century, and Balser Brent come into a struggle with forces of nature and animals of Indiana; find themselves in dangerous situations, travelling far south in search of gold.
The author, Charles Major, an American lawyer and novelist, is best known for his novel “When Knighthood Was in Flower”.
Sasha Verochka is an FSB agent assigned to her first mission. Her mission? Uncovering the motives for why a handsome, former Marine is in Moscow. Being telepathic, she never thought it would be so hard to reveal the truth about Garrick Caldwell. But then again, she'd never experienced desire like this.
Written over a seven-year period, from 1914 to 1921, this book has survived bowdlerization, legal action and controversy. The novel deals with the events of one day in Dublin, 16th June 1904, now known as "Bloomsday". The principal characters are Stephen Dedalus, Leopold Bloom and his wife Molly.
Bill, a dedicated young lawyer working at his family’s prestigious New York firm, leaves everything he trained for to follow his dream and become a minister in rural Wyoming. Jenny, his wife, is a stylist whose heart and soul are invested in fashion. She leaves the milieu and life she loves to join him. The certainty they share is that their destinies are linked forever.
Zoey Redbird has become an undisputed expert in failures. In one week she has gone from having three boyfriends to having none, her tight group of friends, who used to support Zoey, left her, and she became an outcast. The worst thing is that she knows that she knows it’s all her fault. Speaking of friends, the only two Zoey has left are undead, unMarked, and unable to stop arguing with each other. So how can one blame her for becoming friends with the House of Night’s newest transfer student, the majorly hot Olympic archer, James Stark? Meanwhile, Neferet has proclaimed a war with humans after she finds out that the People of the Faith killed two vampires. But Aphrodite’s latest visions show a world completely different from the High Priestess’s promises, a world full of violence, hatred, and darkness, all because of Zoey’s death—and the only way it seems she can prevent it from happening is to make things right with her friends. Zoey understands that struggling with people is wrong, and won’t lead to anything good. But who will listen to her? Zoey's adventures at vampire finishing school take a wild and dangerous turn as loyalties are tested, shocking true intentions come to light, and an ancient evil is awakened in PC and Kristin Cast's spellbinding fourth House of Night novel.
George Alfred Henty was a famous English writer, special correspondent, and Imperialist born in Trumpington, England. Best of all he is known for his historical adventure novels that were popular in the late 19th century. "Under Drake's Flag" is an exciting and breathtaking account of life on the high seas as seen through the eyes of young boy named Ned Hearne. This courageius16th-century teen sails with Francis Drake, experiences a harsh seafaring life, visits strange, unexplored lands; and witnesses the great naval battle between the English fleet and the Spanish Armada. The book is rich for incredible for descriptions. "Under Drake's Flag" would be amazing for any 16-year boy interested in travels and history.
First Betsy Taylor loses her job, then she's killed in a car accident. But what really bites is that she can't seem to stay dead. And now her new friends have the ridiculous idea that Betsy is the prophesied vampire queen, and they want her help in overthrowing the most obnoxious power-hungry vampire in five centuries.
Being royally undead isn't all it's cracked up to be-there are still bills to be paid. Luckily, new Queen of the Vampires Betsy Taylor lands her dream job selling designer shoes at Macy's.
But when a string of vampire murders hits St. Paul, Betsy must enlist the help of the one vamp who makes her blood boil: the oh-so-sexy Sinclair. Now, she's really treading on dangerous ground-high heels and all.