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Jack London's Tales of Cannibals and Headhunters Nine South Seas Stories by America's Master of Adventure

Jack London's Tales of Cannibals and Headhunters Nine South Seas Stories by America's Master of Adventure

Author: Gary Riedl Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/02/2020

A ship's captain, his vessel ready to explode from a fire within its cargo hold, desperately searches for a way to save his crew. A missionary in Fiji is clubbed to death by a cannibal chief to satisfy a debt of honor. A scientist agrees to have his head chopped off in return for a last glimpse of a huge alien object half-buried in the jungles of Guadalcanal. A Melanesian youth, sold into slavery, gains revenge against his sadistic white overseer. With unbridled barbarity, the crew of a European ship massacres scores of islanders. These are some of the incidents in the action-filled short stories found in 'Jack London's Tales of Cannibals and Headhunters.' Though London's bestsellers about the frozen Northland are known to most, few readers are familiar with his tales set in the romantic and dangerous South Seas - an area of the world with which Jack London became intimate while travelling aboard his yacht, The Snark, in the first decade of the twentieth century. For the first time, these stories are collected in a single volume with notes, an introduction, and an afterword that help to illuminate the racial tension of the colonial period in the Pacific. The stories are illustrated with the original artwork, several maps (including one of London's own), and photographs of the region.

A Light in the Depths An Earthpillar Novel

A Light in the Depths An Earthpillar Novel

Author: Christopher C Fuchs Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/02/2020

A Light in the Depths An Earthpillar Novel

A Light in the Depths An Earthpillar Novel

Author: Christopher C Fuchs Format: Hardback Release Date: 08/02/2020

Far Away Bird

Far Away Bird

Author: Douglas a Burton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/02/2020

Cross of Fire

Cross of Fire

Author: David Gilman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/02/2020

Winter, 1362. After years of successful campaigning in France, Thomas Blackstone, a common archer knighted at Crecy, has rised to become Edward III's Master of War. But the title is as much a curse as a blessing. Success has brought few rewards: his family - bar his son Henry - are dead, slaughtered; his enemies only multiply. Death, in so many guises, beckons. As he battles to enforce his King's claim to France's lands, Blackstone will assault an impregnable fortress, he'll become embroiled in a feud between French aristocrats, he'll be forced into pitched battle in the dead of winter... and he'll be asked to pay an impossible price to protect something much more precious to the King than mere land... All the while, a group of trained killers, burning with vengeance, draw ever-closer.

Cross of Fire

Cross of Fire

Author: David Gilman Format: Hardback Release Date: 06/02/2020

Winter, 1362. After years of successful campaigning in France, Thomas Blackstone, a common archer knighted at Crecy, has rised to become Edward III's Master of War. But the title is as much a curse as a blessing. Success has brought few rewards: his family - bar his son Henry - are dead, slaughtered; his enemies only multiply. Death, in so many guises, beckons. As he battles to enforce his King's claim to France's lands, Blackstone will assault an impregnable fortress, he'll become embroiled in a feud between French aristocrats, he'll be forced into pitched battle in the dead of winter... and he'll be asked to pay an impossible price to protect something much more precious to the King than mere land... All the while, a group of trained killers, burning with vengeance, draw ever-closer.

Base Court Stories

Base Court Stories

Author: Jeremy Clayden and Poppy McGill-Clayden Format: Hardback Release Date: 30/01/2020

Base Court Stories

Base Court Stories

Author: Jeremy Clayden and Poppy McGill-Clayden Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/01/2020

Shot to Hell

Shot to Hell

Author: William W. Johnstone, J.A. Johnstone Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/01/2020

Dead Time

Dead Time

Author: William W. Johnstone, J.A. Johnstone Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/01/2020

Murder at the Capitol

Murder at the Capitol

Author: C. M. Gleason Format: Hardback Release Date: 28/01/2020

Caledon

Caledon

Author: Virginia Crow Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 22/01/2020