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Winged Bull

by Jeff Pearce

In the summer of 1839, Henry Layard—just twenty-two years old—left England for eastern Europe and distant lands of the Ottoman Empire. He had never set foot in these regions before and wasn’t fluent in...


The Pueblos

by Bill Hillmann

In 2014, author and bullrunning expert Bill Hillmann was gored in the streets of Pamplona by a bull named Brevito who left a baseball-sized wound in his thigh. Two years later he returned to Spain, eager to...


Green Seas over the Deck

by Arthur H. Black & Cynthia Black

Arthur Huntington (A.H.) Black was raised in Manchester and educated at Manchester Grammar School. His father disapproved of his ambition to go to sea and found him an apprenticeship with a truly old-fashioned...


Thirteen Lessons that Saved Thirteen Lives

by John Volanthen

Read the diver’s enthralling account of the Thai cave rescue.

 

'Riveting...a powerful story written by a hero who lived it.' RON HOWARD, Oscar-winning director of Apollo 13 

'A profound and thrilling...


A Lady's Life in the Rocky Mountains

by Isabella L. Bird & Mint Editions

A Lady's Life in the Rocky Mountains (1879) is a work of travel literature by British explorer Isabella Bird. Adventurous from a young age, Bird gained a reputation as a writer and photographer interested in...


Stray Leaves from an Arctic Journal - or, Eighteen Months in the Polar Regions, in Search of Sir John Franklin's Expedition

by Sherard Osborn & John Knox Laughton

The North-West Passage had thwarted the attempts of many expeditions by the mid nineteenth century, but none were so famous as the disappearance of Sir John Franklin and his crew. After two years with no word,...


The Arctic Queen -  A Poem Dedicated to Elisha Kent Kane, in Search of Sir John Franklin

by Anonymous & John Knox Laughton

In 1845, British Royal Navy officer and Arctic explorer Sir John Franklin (1786?1847) embarked on his third and final expedition into the Canadian Arctic to force the Northwest Passage. After two years with...


Adrift in the Arctic Ice Pack - From the History of the First U.S. Grinnell Expedition in Search of Sir John Franklin

by Elisha Kent Kane & Horace Kephart

In 1845, British Royal Navy officer and Arctic explorer Sir John Franklin (1786?1847) embarked on his third and final expedition into the Canadian Arctic to force the Northwest Passage. After two years with...


Narrative of a Journey to the Shores of the Polar Sea- In the Years 1819-20-21-22 - The Complete Edition

by John Franklin & John Knox Laughton

Sir John Franklin (1786?1847) was a British Royal Navy officer and Arctic explorer who served in wars against the United States and Napoleonic France. He led three expeditions into the Canadian Arctic in 1819,...


In the Arctic Seas - A Narrative of the Discovery of the Fate of Sir John Franklin and his Companions

by Francis Leopold McClintock & John Knox Laughton

The North-West Passage had thwarted the attempts of many expeditions by the mid nineteenth century, but none were so famous as the disappearance of Sir John Franklin and his crew. After two years with no word,...


Schwatka's Search - Sledging in the Arctic in Quest of the Franklin Records

by William H. Gilder & John Knox Laughton

In 1845, British Royal Navy officer and Arctic explorer Sir John Franklin (1786?1847) embarked on his third and final expedition into the Canadian Arctic to force the Northwest Passage. After two years with...


Survival Tips for Living the Adventurous Life

by Bill Brown

Survival Tips for Living the Adventurous Life contains true-life accounts of an individual growing up through adventure after adventure, shortly after birth to retirement age. Whether from an airplane crash,...


Memorial Stones

by Geni-Deck Jones

This book is entitled Memorial Stones because it is about remembering what God has done to and provided for my family as we followed His plan for our lives. In the Bible, I saw a chapter where the Israelites...


Higher Love

by Kit DesLauriers

In 2006 Kit DesLauriers made history by becoming the first person to climb--and then ski--from the summit of each continent?s highest mountain, the famed Seven Summits. Centered on this quest, her book Higher...


Two Tales of Old Kodiak

by Descloux,Steve

Let this author take you back with a couple memories to an earlier, wilder Kodiak, Alaskawhen the seafood industry was booming and the town never went to sleep, when trappers were popular and often sold most...


Extra-Ordinary

by Iii,D.N.H

Extra-Ordinary: The Touch That Marked Eternity is an adventurous narrative that will inspire and challenge both the mature leaders of the faith and everyday Christians alike. This book covers fifteen of the...


"Movin' In!"

by Jerry S. Hutter & Diane Carder

Cianan and Samantha Jones move to a new home with their family and run into their old best friend and hero, the dog Ferral! Suddenly, a little cute puppy approaches them! Apparently he is running away from a...


The Last Monkey Is the One Who Drowns

by D.E. Ellis

A member of the Cuban Resistance, Antonio de León was arrested on the day of the Bay of Pigs invasion and imprisoned in the fort of El Morro. He escaped execution and immigrated to the US, only to return to...


The Road to Freedom

by Albert Tang

Albert Tang was only five years old, but he can still vividly recall that day in 1970 when he opened the front door to his home in Cambodia. He saw a group of armed soldiers had arrived to guard the perimeter...


Adventures From the Edge: How a Quintessential Wife and Mother Morphed into a Free and Independent Warrior Marching Through Life with Awe and Wonder

by Carol Vance Edwards

Adventures from the Edge follows a suddenly single, middle-aged educator coping with life after marriage, life after fifty, and life on the edge. Embracing a totally new world with awe and wonder, these adventures...