Adventure

Last Dance in Kabul

By Ken Czech - Published 2018

Genres:

AdventureMilitary

In 1841 Afghanistan, in the recently captured Kabul Fort, British Captain Reeve Waterton is having a heated discussion with his commanding officer, Brigadier Shelton. ...Read Review

The Forest Queen

By Betsy Cornwell - Published 2018

Genres:

AdventureChildren/Young Adult

In this gender-bending Robin Hood reimagining, 16-year-old Silvie Loughsley has lived under her brother’s cruelty for too long. Now that John’s ...Read Review

The Honourable Thief

By Meaghan Wilson Anastasios - Published 2018

Genres:

Adventure

The Honourable Thief, Anastasios’ first solo novel, draws extensively on her personal experience as an art historian and archaeologist in the Mediterranean and ...Read Review

Flying through Clouds

By Michelle Morgan - Published 2018

Genres:

AdventureChildren/Young Adult

Soon-to-be fourteen-year-old Joe wants to be an aviator. He dreams of flying through clouds like his hero Smithy, Australia’s great aviator, Charles ...Read Review

Capital’s Punishment

By John Danielski - Published 2017

Genres:

AdventureMilitaryNautical

On 24 August 1814, near Bladensburg, Maryland, Royal Marine Captain Pennywhistle is scouting for a suitable spot for British Congreve rockets. The British force, heading ...Read Review

The Baltic Prize

By Julian Stockwin - Published 2017

Genres:

AdventureMilitaryNautical

The Baltic Prize takes us to Scandinavia at the beginning of the 19th century.   The Anglo-Russian War, September 1807–1812, took place after Russia signed ...Read Review

The Cross and the Curse

By Matthew Harffy - Published 2017

Genres:

AdventureMilitary

North East Britain, the Dark Ages. Ancient paganism battles with new faith. Rival cultures jostle for supremacy. Kings plot to establish new nations. ...Read Review

Inquisition

By David Gibbins - Published 2018

Genres:

Adventure

Inquisition is not your usual Grail quest. David Gibbins has created a 21st-century version with Jack Howard, hero of nine previous adventure stories, ...Read Review

Pilgrim’s War

By MICHAEL JECKS - Published 2018

Genres:

Adventure

Pilgrim’s War begins in France in 1096, when a hermit promises the townspeople that Christian soldiers who march to Jerusalem will be rewarded ...Read Review

Jack Fortune: And the Search for the Hidden Valley

By Sue Purkiss - Published 2017

Genres:

AdventureChildren/Young Adult

I had not read anything by Sue Purkiss before, and this novel, set in 1768, turned out to be a treat. Jack Fortune is ...Read Review