Subject Index - Adventure Stories
Adventure Stories - Fiction
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- Airborn, by Kenneth Oppel.
A fast paced adventure story set in an alternative Victorian-era world where dirigible-styled airships are the norm, unimaginable creatures roam the earth, and where pirates are known to make an unwanted appearance now and then.
- Atlantis, by David Gibbins.
When Jack Howard, a marine archaeologist, discovers clues that point to the location of Atlantis, he soon finds that he is not the only one hunting for the fabled city. Worse, his competitors will do everything in their power to stop him from reaching the city before they do.
- Attack on the Redan, by Garry Douglas Kilworth.
The sequel to The Winter Soldiers, this novel concludes Kilworth's riveting Crimean War series and the adventures of Fancy Jack Crossman and his team of saboteurs operating around Sebastopol. It is not, however, the last you will hear of Fancy Jack...
- Batman - The Complete Knightfall Saga, edited by Dennis O'Neil and Scott Peterson
When Batman is crippled after an attack by the evil Bane, the avenging angel, Azrael takes up the mantle as Gotham's protector. In the process of protecting Gotham, Azrael seems unconcerned if he destroys the innocent along with the guilty. Can Batman regain his strength and his super-hero status before it is too late for Gotham?
- Betty Zane, by Zane Grey.
During the 1782 siege of Fort Henry by British and Indian forces, Elizabeth "Betty" Zane saved the fort by running to a nearby cabin to get a much needed supply of gunpowder. She then ran back to the fort, under a hail of gunfire, carrying the gunpowder in her apron. This is the fictionalized story of a real-life heroine, and one of the last battles of the American Revolution.
- Blaze of Glory, by Michael Pryor.
Being dead does tend to make things harder than they need to be, but that doesn't stop Aubrey, a magical prodigy, and his best friend, George from trying to thwart the assassination of the Crown Prince, in this nonstop, action-packed story in which magic is a common part of everyday life. It also doesn't stop them from trying to discover who is killing the country's top sorcerers, while at the same time trying to discover who is sabotaging the election campaign of Aubrey's father.
- Blue Man Falling, by Frank Barnard.
Set against the backdrop of the Battle of France and the Phoney War (1939-40), this book follows the exploits of two RAF pilots as they battle the enemy over the skies of France.
- Captain Alatriste, by Arturo Pérez-Reverte.
A fast paced swashbuckling adventure, set in 17th century Spain, which features the legendary soldier of fortune - Diego Alatriste y Tenorio.
- The Collected Short Stories of Louis L'Amour: The Frontier Stories: Volume I, by Louis L'Amour.
The first volume of this Louis L'Amour collection features 35 frontier tales of the Old West.
- The Collected Short Stories of Louis L'Amour: The Frontier Stories: Volume II, by Louis L'Amour.
The second volume of this Louis L'Amour collection features 35 frontier tales of the Old West.
- Devil's Gate, by Clive Cussler and Graham Brown.
The ninth book in the NUMA files series, this book is filled with adventure, excitement, and lots of gadgets and it follows Kurt Austin and his gang as they try to save the world from the clutches of a dictator and his super-weapon.
- Eleven on Top, by Janet Evanovich.
Stephanie Plum decides that bounty hunting is to dangerous and searches for a safer profession, but after several dead end job attempts and new threats on her life, she is soon drawn back to her more exciting profession.
- Fighting Caravans, by Zane Grey.
At thirteen Clint is already a man who is able to take up the reins of a massive freight wagon. Driving his wagon along the Sante Fe trail, Clint fights Indians and bandits, and he watches many of his friends die. In this hard-hitting western adventure, we follow Clint as he grows from boyhood to become a commanding figure on the frontier.
- Footsteps of Angels, by E. C. Tubb.
When his daughter is struck down by a mysterious illness while vacationing on the Moon, tycoon Max Feyman sets out to track down a cure, before it is too late...
- Form Line of Battle!, by Alexander Kent.
The tenth installment in the Richard Bolitho series finds the able Captain in command of the Hyperion. Stationed off the coast of Gibraltar, the gallant men of the Hyperion must do battle against the French in this thrilling adventure story set in 1793.
- Here Comes A Hero, by Lawrence Block.
In this nonstop adventure story, Evan Tanner, the man who never sleeps, travels to Afghanistan in an attempt to rescue one of his ex-girlfriends from white slavers.
- The Hostage, by W. E. B. Griffin.
The second book in Griffin's Presidential Agent series. When a diplomat's wife is kidnapped in Argentina, the President sends Charley Castillo down to get her back. What he discovers is that kidnapping is tied to the UN / Iraqi Oil for Food scandal, and that finding the culprits will be harder than he ever imagined.
- Ivanhoe, by Sir Walter Scott.
High adventure can be found in this classic tale of chivalry and adventure, which pits a Saxon knight and a beautiful and intelligent Jewish heroine against Prince John and the evil Templar, Sir Brian de Bois-Guilbert.
- In Gallant Company, by Alexander Kent.
The fourth installment (chronologically) in the famed, Richard Bolitho series of sea adventures that follow Bolitho as he rises through the ranks of the British Navy.
- King Kong, by Joe DeVito and Brad Strickland.
An exciting audio production of the novelization of Merian C. Cooper's 1933 movie, King Kong, featuring a full cast of actors.
- Knife Edge, by Douglas Reeman.
In the fifth installment of the Royal Marine saga we find Lt. Ross Blackwood mourning the murder of his father and disillusioned with life in the Corps. Set against the backdrop of the unrest in Malaysia during the 1970's; Blackwood comes to terms with his doubts while trying to stay alive through a savage guerrilla war.
- The Last Kingdom, by Bernard Cornwell.
Set in the ninth-century, this adventure chronicles the life of English born Uhtred. When Danish raiders threaten the last remaining English kingdom, ruled by King Alfred of Wessex, Uhtred must decide if his true loyalties lie with Ragnar, the Viking raider who murdered his father, and then carried Uhtred off and raised him as a son, or with the English King whom Uhtred views as physically and morally weak.
- The Last Voyage, by Hammond Innes.
This is a fictional recreation of Captain Cook's lost diary that chronicles his third and final voyage of discovery.
- The Life and Times of Horatio Hornblower, by C. Northcote Parkinson
This fictional biography of the great Royal Navy hero, Horatio Hornblower, will have you asking yourself, "Was Hornblower really just a work of fiction, or did he really exist?"
- Lords of the North, by Bernard Cornwell.
In this, the third installment in the Uhtred of Bebbangurg series, we find that Uhtred has grown disillusioned with King Alfred and has headed northward in search of his stepsister, who has been taken prisoner by Kjartan the Cruel. Little does he know the adventures, and dangers, which await him...
- The Lost World, by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.
Follow Professor Challenger, and his intrepid band of explorers, as they search for a land where time stood still, and where dinosaurs and proto-humans rule.
- Man of War, by Alexander Kent.
This is the third book featuring Richard Bolitho's nephew, Adam. Set in the year 1817, this adventure finds Adam serving as Captain of the Athena, which has been tasked to the West Indies to hunt down illegal slave traffickers.
- May There Be a Road, by Louis L'Amour.
This collection features some of Louis L'Amour's best 'short' adventure stories, many of which have never before been published.
- Off the Mangrove Coast, by Louis L'Amour.
Nine adventure stories by that will introduce you the breadth and variety of subjects that L'Amour covered in his short stories.
- Pacific Glory, by P. T. Deutermann.
Follow the adventures of Marsh Vincent, a surface ship officer, Mick McCarty, a fighter pilot, and Glory Hawthorne, a Navy nurse as their lives intersect and diverge throughout the War in the Pacific.
- The Pale Horseman, by Bernard Cornwell.
Set in the ninth-century, this rousing, battle filled story is the sequel to The Last Kingdom. Once again Uhtred is beset by divided loyalties. In order to regain his ancestral estates in Northumbria, should he align himself with the Saxon King Alfred, or with the Danish Vikings with whom he was raised.
- Passage to Mutiny, by Alexander Kent.
This, the eighth Richard Bolitho novel, finds Bolitho serving as Captain of the Tempest. Sailing in the South Seas, Bolitho finds himself doing battle with pirates, fierce islanders, disease, and the threat of mutiny.
- Rob Roy, by Sir Walter Scott.
This is a swashbuckling adventure story set against the backdrop of the 1715 Jacobite uprising in Scotland. The story follows the adventures of Francis Osbaldistone, an Englishman out to save his family's business, and Robert MacGregor the legendary Scottish hero.
- Signal - Close Action!, by Alexander Kent.
This, the 13th book in the Bolitho saga finds our esteemed sailor promoted to Commodore of his own squadron. As events unfold, Bolitho's squadron is all that stands between Napoleon and the French Fleet - and Egypt.
- Superman Lives!, edited by Mike Carlin.
In a life or death struggle with the monster Doomsday, Superman suffers a defeat that might just be his last. This action-packed story that interweaves Superman's story with that of Lex Luthor and the members of the Justice League, will keep you guessing as to Superman's fate!
- Superman Vs. Atom Man
In this series, Superman is pitted against Henry Miller, who was also know as Atom Man - the radioactive Nazi Spy with kryptonite flowing in his veins.
- Sword Song: The Battle for London, by Bernard Cornwell.
The fourth book in Cornwell's Saxon series finds Uhtred once again having to deal with his divided loyalties. He has pledged to support the Saxon King Alfred, but what is he to do when his King orders him to attack his Danish (Viking) blood brothers who have seized the town of London?
- Tarzan and the Jewels of Opar, by Edgar Rice Burroughs.
The fifth exciting adventure in the stories of Tarzan.
- Ten Big Ones, by Janet Evanovich.
When bounty hunter Stephanie Plum and her sidekick, Lula, witness the Red Devil's attempt to rob a convenience store, they become the target for the notorious Slayers gang.
- To Play the Fox, by Frank Barnard.
This story centers upon the adventures of Curtis, a RAF fighter pilot flying unarmed photo-reconnaissance planes over North Africa, and Wolf, an American serving with the RAF and who has been sent to work behind enemy lines with a group of Jewish fighters disguised as German soldiers. The two men are brought together by fate, and are forced to endure a life or death struggle to carry out a mission that could affect the outcome of the looming battle at El Alamein.
- Torpedo Boat, by Duncan Harding.
A rousing tale of suspense and adventure set in 1919, which finds two good friends running spies into Russia, and fighting the Soviet Navy, with their experimental, torpedo laden, motor boats.
- Wide Horizons, by Peter Macdonald.
This thrilling tale of adventure and daring is set in 1956, against the backdrop of fighting terrorists in Cyprus and the fight over the Suez Canal.
- The Winter Soldiers: Sergeant 'Fancy Jack' Crossman and the attack on Kertch Harbour, by Garry Douglas Kilworth.
A rousing adventure tale about a team of British and allied special force's operatives who go behind the Russian lines, during the Crimean War, to carrying out acts of sabotage, and more...
- Zorro, by Isabel Allende.
A mesmerizing retelling of the legend of Zorro that focuses on his childhood and early adulthood.
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