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Adventure (134 Books)


In fiction, the adventurer figure or Picaro may be regarded as a descendant of the knight-errant of Medieval romance. Like the knight, the adventurer roams through episodic encounters, usually involving wealth, romance, or fighting. Unlike the knight, the adventurer was a realistic figure, often lower class or otherwise impoverished, who is forced to make his way to fortune, often by deceit. Also, an adventurer is a roguish hero of low social class who lives by his or her wits in a corrupt society.

 
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Saving Rose Green

By: Richard Shekari

Saving Rose Green is a short story that tells the tale of Rose Green, who is an inch away from unravelling the truth when the key witness to exposing one of the ugliest crimes committed is killed. Thinking she is backed by the most trusted organisation, she got caught up in the never-ending war between two worlds and their idea of a free world.

“Hi, do you speak English?” said the white slim lady to the nurse at the reception. “No, I did not go to Harvard because I am an Arab woman whose parents are low income earners!” answered the nurse. “I’m sorry, I didn’t mean it that way!” responded the white lady. “Maybe an identification and a ‘please’ added to your question would make your approach benign, don’t you think?” said the female nurse with a straight face staring straight into her eyes. “I am Rose Green...

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Otheris and the Serpents of Qhudrus

By: Richard Shekari

Following the fall of the most guileful witch in all the lands, young Otheris set on a journey for a much bigger task. This task was nothing other than to bring the heads of the Serpents of Qhudrus, after the king made him an offer he could not refuse.

“Let go of me Otheris!” cried the old witch in her black cloak as she struggled to free her neck from his grip, he kept walking and didn’t care to look back as he dragged her down the village, “Let me go!” she barely choked struggling with mucus all over her face and his hand. Other than her creaky old voice, only the chirping of the crickets and the hooting of the owls could be heard. Otheris uttered no words as he tugged her. “Please Otheris son of Delial, have mercy...

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Yatharth Geeta Hindi : Srimad Bhagavad Gita

By: Rev. Swami Adgadanand

“यथार्थ गीता” के लेखक एक संत है जो शैक्षिक उपाधियों से सम्बद्ध न होने पर भी सद्गुरू कृपा के फलस्वरूप ईश्वरीय आदेशों से संचालित है | लेखन को आप साधना भजन में व्यवधान मानते रहे है किन्तु गीता के इस भाष्य में निर्देशन ही निमित बना | भगवान ने आपको अनुभव में बताया कि आपकी सारी वृतियाँ शान्त हो गयी है केवल छोटी – सी एक वृति शेष है – गीता लिखना | पहले तो स्वामीजी ने इस वृति को भजन से काटने का प्रयतन किया किन्तु भगवान के आदेश को मूर्त स्वरुप है, यथार्थ गीता | भाष्य मैं जहाँ भी त...

शास्त्र : परमात्मा में प्रवेश दिलानेवाले क्रियात्मक अनुशासन के नियमों का संकलन ही शास्त्र | इस दृष्टि से भगवान श्रीकृष्णोक्त गीता सनातन, शाश्वत धर्म का शुद्ध शास्त्र है; जो चारों वेद, उपनिषद, समस्त योगशास्त्र, रामचरित मानस तथा विश्व के सभी दर्शनशास्त्रों का अकेले ही प्रतिनिधित्व करती है | गीता मानव मात्र के लिए धर्म का अतक्र्य शास्त्र है | परमात्मा का निवास : वह सर्वसमर्थ, सदा रहनेवाला परमात्मा मानव के हृदय में स्थित है | सम्पूर्ण भावों से उसकी शरण जाने का विधान है,...

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廣異記

By: fu Dai

this is a interest book

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Anna the Human

By: Richard Shekari

A savage race whose main source of food is humans are fast running out of supplies and so must attack their rival race, who they believe are the cause of their growing food shortages.

It was late at night, I held firm with such tight grip the weapon I carried then I heard screams and as I looked around, all I could see was a burning bush; the entire place licked up by flames, the moon light blocked by a thick smoke that mantled the surroundings. All of a sudden, about three of them ran out of the bush with their body enshrouded with fire, something burst in the flames like big drums accompanied by a hissing sound which irrupted. The smell of sulphur a...

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The Broken Wings of Forgiveness : Seven Beacons of Hope

By: Richard Shekari

Michael, a humble, devoted, kind husband and a caring father was struck by a tragedy that weakens his faith in good. He abandons everything to seek and to serve cold justice to those behind it. As he joins forces with a powerful and mysterious deity on the condition that he has to save mankind and most importantly, track down his real enemies. The battle he faces makes him embrace his sole purpose in life, but what he later discovers will either make or break him.

As the elevator doors slowly slid open, Michael stepped out with a rush, navigating through cubicles with no time to answer the greetings from his office colleagues and as the secretary spotted him smiling with a concerned look she said, ‘Hey Michael, the senior has been buzzing for the past thirty minutes and everybody is worried! Is everything . . .’ ‘Yes, Clara, everything’s fine! Thanks for asking. Traffic was hell!’ He interrupted as he panted; Michael hurriedly pi...

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The Hero's Chamber

By: Mrs. Ian Andrew Newton; Marcia Adams Ho, Illustrator

This book was written after having an epiphany. I literally woke up from a dream and began writing. This story is appropriate for any reader age 9 and above. You'll find no gratuitous violence, foul language or nightmarish scenes. What you will discover on these pages is an adventure unlike anything I had ever dreamed about before; a fantasy tale worthy of reading aloud and a cast of characters that could only have come from deep within a creative mind. In The Hero's ...

In the early morning hours of July 5th 2006, I woke up from a dream. Since then, I’ve tried to write down what I experienced; to express what I saw, to tell the story of my dream. The reason for my effort and the purpose of this book is to get the images, the story, the characters, and the emotions out of my head. With my dream finally down on paper, at least the first half of it, I know that I will be able to put aside the unreasonably detailed visions that have dan...

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O Mago de Camelot : A saga de Merlin para coroar um dragão

By: Marcelo Hipólito

De uma infância pobre e sofrida à irresistível ascensão aos salões dos grandes reis; de um começo sem esperanças ao despertar de um poder inigualável, invejado e temido, Merlin, é levado a se tornar o homem mais influente da Idade das Trevas. Confidente supremo do rei Artur e maior conselheiro da corte de Camelot. Misterioso e enigmático. Amado e odiado. Druida, monge e mago. Na Britânia do Século V da Era Cristã – abandonada pela queda do Império Romano à barbárie...

O druida, então, abriu um sorriso malévolo aos soldados saxões. Hengist gritava às suas tropas para se manterem firmes, mas sua vanguarda ruía à medida que um resoluto Merlin avançava, a passos largos, na sua direção. A defesa saxônica se fragmentava perante o pavor supersticioso imposto pela figura aterrorizante do druida. Face à derrota iminente, Hengist se desesperou, girando seu machado e galopando para Merlin. O druida estancou diante do ataque rápido e brut...

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A Trip to Tanglewood

By: Barry Rachin

Marie Augustin, an Haitian nurses aide, is blindsided when one of her elderly clients, Peter Marsoubian, asks her to accompany him on a trip to hear the Boston Symphony Orchestra perform in Tanglewood. Does the green-card immigrant, who witnessed first hand the endemic violence in her native country, follow agency protocol or bend rules to accommodate the absurd whim of a dying man?

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O Lobo que Virou Homem e Outras Histórias

By: Marcelo Hipolito

Três sinistras histórias do escritor Marcelo Hipólito, autor dos romances Lúcifer: o primeiro anjo e O Mago de Camelot: a saga de Merlin para coroar um dragão.

As luzes da alvorada despontaram pálidas no horizonte, quando o lobo finalmente despertou. Suas entranhas ardiam em fogo e agonia. Se a maldição do lobo liberava a besta adormecida no interior dos homens, aos lobos concedia-lhes o fardo da humanidade. Assim, o lobo ferido deixou o tronco berrando de dor. Ele se transformava: seus pelos caíam e as feições caninas suavizavam. Um impulso incontrolável ergueu-o nas patas traseiras. Estas viraram pés; as dianteiras, m...

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Two Zen Monks

By: Barry Rachin

Sarah is travelling to rural Maine to visit an old friend, Midge Parker, who disappeared under peculiar circumstances almost a decade earlier. She drives 400 miles only to discover that Midge has moved on again without leaving any forwarding address. But the journey's end offers an unexpected revelation.

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民国币值改革风云录 : 民国币值改革风云录

By: 俞小明 yuxiaoming; 俞小明 俞

《铁血除弊事》是一部精彩万分的悬疑谍战网络文学,故事之所以精彩,除了人物塑造较为成功之外,关键在于本书的时代背景:1950年6月,朝鲜战争爆发,美国出兵朝鲜,杜鲁门下令第七舰队进驻台湾海峡。 故事就是在这一历史关键转折点铺展开来的,局势对当时的国民党非常不利,五月舟山、海南相继沦陷,若战事无法继续扭转,台湾就岌岌可危了。山雨欲来风满楼,此刻的台湾岛内民众要求反腐消除积弊的声浪此起彼伏,蒋总裁为了挽回民心,同年下令枪毙了陈仪,把228事件的历史罪责都归咎于陈仪一人。 为了挽救濒临灭亡的国民党政权,蒋建丰结合当年自己在上海打老虎时期的失败教训,重新组建起了一支铁血救国会,目的是希望铁血救国会能够在香港反腐缉私事务中发挥积极作用,找到国民党内部大老虎们在香港走私洗钱的确凿证据,自己也好借此机会在岛内开展整顿党务工作,从而肃清党内的腐败分子和内奸,净化党员队伍。唯有如此,台湾岛内新的币值改革才有成功的一线生机。 为了推行新的币值改革,铁血救国会不惜远赴香港搜集情报,然而一场看不见的血雨腥风正在等待着他们,在朝鲜战争疑云密布下,各路人...

《铁血除弊事》是一部精彩万分的悬疑谍战网络文学,故事之所以精彩,除了人物塑造较为成功之外,关键在于本书的时代背景:1950年6月,朝鲜战争爆发,美国出兵朝鲜,杜鲁门下令第七舰队进驻台湾海峡。 故事就是在这一历史关键转折点铺展开来的,局势对当时的国民党非常不利,五月舟山、海南相继沦陷,若战事无法继续扭转,台湾就岌岌可危了。山雨欲来风满楼,此刻的台湾岛内民众要求反腐消除积弊的声浪此起彼伏,蒋总裁为了挽回民心,同年下令枪毙了陈仪,把228事件的历史罪责都归咎于陈仪一人。 为了挽救濒临灭亡的国民党政权,蒋建丰结合当年自己在上海打老虎时期的失败教训,重新组建起了一支铁血救国会,目的是希望铁血救国会能够在香港反腐缉私事务中发挥积极作用,找到国民党内部大老虎们在香港走私洗钱的确凿证据,自己也好借此机会在岛内开展整顿党务工作,从而肃清党内的腐败分子和内奸,净化党员队伍。唯有如此,台湾岛内新的币值改革才有成功的一线生机。 为了推行新的币值改革,铁血救国会不惜远赴香港搜集情报,然而一场看不见的血雨腥风正在等待着他们,在朝鲜战争疑云密布下,各路人...

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民国币值改革风云录

By: 俞小明 Yuxiaoming; 俞小明 俞

《铁血除弊事》是一部精彩万分的悬疑谍战网络文学,故事之所以精彩,除了人物塑造较为成功之外,关键在于本书的时代背景:1950年6月,朝鲜战争爆发,美国出兵朝鲜,杜鲁门下令第七舰队进驻台湾海峡。 故事就是在这一历史关键转折点铺展开来的,局势对当时的国民党非常不利,五月舟山、海南相继沦陷,若战事无法继续扭转,台湾就岌岌可危了。山雨欲来风满楼,此刻的台湾岛内民众要求反腐消除积弊的声浪此起彼伏,蒋总裁为了挽回民心,同年下令枪毙了陈仪,把228事件的历史罪责都归咎于陈仪一人。 为了挽救濒临灭亡的国民党政权,蒋建丰结合当年自己在上海打老虎时期的失败教训,重新组建起了一支铁血救国会,目的是希望铁血救国会能够在香港反腐缉私事务中发挥积极作用,找到国民党内部大老虎们在香港走私洗钱的确凿证据,自己也好借此机会在岛内开展整顿党务工作,从而肃清党内的腐败分子和内奸,净化党员队伍。唯有如此,台湾岛内新的币值改革才有成功的一线生机。 为了推行新的币值改革,铁血救国会不惜远赴香港搜集情报,然而一场看不见的血雨腥风正在等待着他们,在朝鲜战争疑云密布下,各路人...

《铁血除弊事》是一部精彩万分的悬疑谍战网络文学,故事之所以精彩,除了人物塑造较为成功之外,关键在于本书的时代背景:1950年6月,朝鲜战争爆发,美国出兵朝鲜,杜鲁门下令第七舰队进驻台湾海峡。 故事就是在这一历史关键转折点铺展开来的,局势对当时的国民党非常不利,五月舟山、海南相继沦陷,若战事无法继续扭转,台湾就岌岌可危了。山雨欲来风满楼,此刻的台湾岛内民众要求反腐消除积弊的声浪此起彼伏,蒋总裁为了挽回民心,同年下令枪毙了陈仪,把228事件的历史罪责都归咎于陈仪一人。 为了挽救濒临灭亡的国民党政权,蒋建丰结合当年自己在上海打老虎时期的失败教训,重新组建起了一支铁血救国会,目的是希望铁血救国会能够在香港反腐缉私事务中发挥积极作用,找到国民党内部大老虎们在香港走私洗钱的确凿证据,自己也好借此机会在岛内开展整顿党务工作,从而肃清党内的腐败分子和内奸,净化党员队伍。唯有如此,台湾岛内新的币值改革才有成功的一线生机。 为了推行新的币值改革,铁血救国会不惜远赴香港搜集情报,然而一场看不见的血雨腥风正在等待着他们,在朝鲜战争疑云密布下,各路人...

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Letter to My Parents Contest in Chicago 2015

By: Letter to My Parents Contest

Family unity is what helps people grow both as individuals and as members of society.

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Huckleberry Finn : Easy English Edition

By: Dave Mckay

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn was first printed in 1884, eight years after Mark Twain wrote The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. It starts up where the other story finished, and the two books together are believed to be the best that Mark Twain ever wrote. There are truths that Twain tries to get people to think about through this book. One is to make us laugh at some of the crazy things that we believe without any good reason to believe them; and the other is is to mak...

He jumped up shouting, and the first thing the light showed was the snake coiled up for another jump at him.

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ظاهرة الاستقلاب في النص النبوي والتاريخي : حديث سد الأبواب أنموذجاً

By: السيد نبيل الحسني

مقدمة الكتاب «الحمد لله على ما أنعم، والشكر بما ألهم، والثناء بما قدم، من عموم نعم ابتدأها، وسبوغ آلاء أسداها، وتمام منن أولاها، جم عن الإحصاء عددها، ونأى عن الجزاء أمدها، وتفاوت عن الإدراك أبدها»( ). والصلاة والسلام على خير الأنام وعلى آله الهداة إلى الإسلام. وبعد: لم يزل النص التاريخي هو المادة التي تغذي مراحل النمو الحياتي للمجتمعات وبناء المنظومات الفكرية للحضارة الإنسانية منذ أن عرفت الإنسانية أهمية المعلومة؛ ومن ثم احتاجت إلى تدوينها أو روايتها بحسب صدورها الزم...

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Dick Goes to the Bank : An Avery Dick Adventure Story

By: Avery Dick

He’s expendable, vulnerable and flat-broke; the ideal candidate for his employer of last resort, the U.S. State Department’s Diplomatic Security Service. But his part-time employment opportunity at McDonald’s is a pretty close runner-up. That’s because retired special agent Avery Dick takes on the dangerous, difficult assignments for his Uncle Sam that others shun because they’re just too damn life threatening and not career enhancing in the slightest. Avery doesn’t have...

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The Mystery Trip

By: Donna Zeller

Perfect for pre-teens - mystery genre.

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Jason Test : 123: 123

By: Jason Stejskal

Describe this test

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Trillion $ with V.Grzhibovskiy : Fantastic Trillion

By: Vyacheslav Stanislavovich Grzhibovskiy; Vyacheslav Stanislavovich Grzhibovskiy

Description : this book describe ton per trillion $

Excerpt : Synthesis per this one year of 50000 tons of this Diamonds with quality per one ton from this One Trillion $ USA .

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