Books tagged: adventure 1920s

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Cutter's Fall
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 11,780. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General
Young Ben and his mother escape from the city to a small mountain town in the middle of the night without any belongings, and little money. His interest in all things mechanical leads him to form a unique relationship with the local train engineer and the old steam locomotive as well. All three find themselves in a life and death adventure. Some survive it, some don't.
Silken Whispers - Casefile: The Vault
Series: Silken Whispers: Iron in the Sands. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 34,220. Language: Canadian English. Published: January 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
1928, the heyday of the Roaring 20's. Prohibition was on, rum-runners were the thing, and the head of the Chicago Outfit ran the city. Sylvia and Welsh race to find the hidden vault of Al Capone and the mystical treasure rumored inside. But what was to be a simple theft becomes much more deadly when the Hidden World rears its head and touches their souls - launching over 80 years of daring-do.
The damn thief
You set the price! Words: 31,090. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General
Born in austere interior lands of Africa, only where life offered so little besides wildness and primitivity, Mbuthia grew up to be as savage as lands he lives. He adopted the culture of herding and hunting. In his tender age, he never thought of any other way of dressing except leopard skins. Not until one day two strangers intervened in their serene African lands, dressed in clothes and the you
Terror at the Lighthouse
Price: Free! Words: 44,250. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 20th Century, Fiction » Children’s books » Readers / Intermediate
Twelve-year old William and ten-year old Rebecca have come to live with their family at a lighthouse on the edge of Lake Michigan in Door County, Wisconsin in the 1920s.They soon find themselves facing a series of adventures and dangers climaxing with a terrible catastrophe that threatens the lives of the entire family.
Flying Bass Strait
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 74,030. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft, Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
In 1919 it was thought Bass Strait, between Tasmania and mainland Australia, would never be flown over. This is the story of how it was and how regular air services were gradually established over this stormy Strait.
Origins of the Black Idol
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,880. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Horror » Occult
An artifact hidden for centuries A power man was not meant to wield A horror unlike anything ever unleashed Graduate student Julius Godom uncovers the legend of a mysterious artifact rumored to hold the key to human understanding. He sets off on a journey that will take him around the world to India during the Roaring Twenties, chasing the only thing that will quench his thirst for knowledge.
The Flowers of Mrs Moore. Valentin & The Widow: Book Two
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,730. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
1924. Eleanora Rosewood and her valet Sacha Valentin have come to Havana, Cuba, to investigate a ladies' finishing school with sinister ties to the wicked Dominion cabal. What terrible secret lurks among the flowers of Mrs Moore? The Flowers of Mrs Moore is book two in the Valentin & The Widow novella series.
Aerial Escape: Volume I - Where It All Began
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 53,830. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: March 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Adventure » Action
The debut novel of Callum Mackay. The Aerial Escape series follows the adventures of the Escapists, a crew of misfit adventurers and pirates in their mighty skyship: the Escapement, as they traverse the skies and cities that float there since the destruction and desolation that has occurred over much of the known world.
The Mandrake Machine. Valentin & The Widow: Book One
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,030. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
1924. Aristocrat Eleanora Rosewood is in Shanghai on a search for a doomsday machine created by her late husband. With the help of troubled Russian sailor Sacha Valentin she faces intrigue and danger, spies and assassins, and a formidable lady gangster as she attempts to save the city from destruction. The Mandrake Machine is book one in the Valentin & The Widow novella series.
The Hill Barons' Kitchen
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,580. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Adventure » General
“The Hill Barons’ Kitchen” is a banquet of visual imagery referencing spectacular art, architecture and design. The book reveals extraordinary tales of passionate Chefs as they compete in the Medallion d’Oro, crowning the greatest cuisinier in America and the story of Paco who delivered from the finest gourmet market in the West to Chefs in the kitchens of magnificent estates of 1920's Montecito.