Ruth Fielding at Briarwood Hall - audiobook Alice B. EMERSON ( - ) In this, the second book of the Ruth Fielding series, Ruth goes to boarding school with her best friend Helen. When they get there, Ruth starts her own sorority called the SweetBriars for the new girls. Her sweet group of girls conflicts with the two other sororities the Upedes and the Fussy Curls. In the midst of settling in to the new place, there is a campus rumor about a legend of the marble harp playing ominously at night. Read more [...]
The Broad Highway - audiobook John Jeffery FARNOL (1878 - 1952) Our hero, Peter Vibart, an Oxford graduate with no means of support but for 10 guineas he has inherited, sets out on a walking tour of the Kent countryside. Along the way, he meets many quaint and adoring characters as well as a few ne'er-do-wells, meets with several disasters and triumphs, and eventually he meets "The Woman," who leads him to even more disasters and triumphs. (Introduction by John Lieder) Proof-listened by Dawn Read more [...]
Free Air - audiobook Sinclair LEWIS (1885 - 1951) This road trip novel is set in the early twentieth century and follows the experiences of an aristocratic New Englander and her father as they travel by automobile from Minneapolis to Seattle. She is wooed and won by a noble but simple commoner she meets along the way. Lewis is at his usual wryly humorous self, poking fun at the upper class and treating the common people only slightly better. Summary by Hollis Hanover. Genre(s): Action & Adventure Read more [...]
A Prairie-Schooner Princess - audiobook Mary Katherine MAULE (1861 - ) The story of a Quaker family's journey from Ohio to Nebraska beginning in 1856. They encounter a mystery which leaves them an orphan girl who will forever change their lives. Blizzard, the Civil War, and Indians and more Indians fill this great adventure which tests their faith and ingenuity while shaping their loves and futures. Summary by Sharon Kilmer. Genre(s): Action & Adventure, Christian Fiction Language: English Read more [...]
Among Malay Pirates : a Tale of Adventure and Peril - audiobook G. A. HENTY (1832 - 1902) G. A . Henty was a prolific writer of historical fiction for young adults. In this collection of shorter stories we visit Malay pirates, have a couple of tales of India, a shipwreck off the Channel Islands and a bursting dam in California, and finish off escaping from captivity in China (Summary by annise) Genre(s): Children's Fiction, Action & Adventure Fiction, Historical Fiction Language: English Read more [...]
Ayesha, the Return of She audiobook H. Rider HAGGARD (1856 - 1925) Ayesha, the return of She, is set 16 years after the previous novel She. Horace Holly and Leo Vincey have spent the years travelling the world looking for Ayesha, along the way they experience many adventures, including avalanches, glaciers and even death-hounds before finally arriving in the court of Kaloon. At the court, they hear tell of a woman who Leo suspects to be Ayesha, however things are never simple and conflict soon Read more [...]
David and the Phoenix audiobook Edward ORMONDROYD (1925 - living) David knew that one should be prepared for anything when one climbs a mountain, but he never dreamed what he would find that June morning on the mountain ledge. There stood an enormous bird, with a head like an eagle, a neck like a swan, and a scarlet crest. The most astonishing thing was that the bird had an open book on the ground and was reading from it! This was David's first sight of the fabulous Phoenix and the beginning Read more [...]
Space Tug audiobook Murray LEINSTER (1896 - 1975) Joe Kenmore heard the airlock close with a sickening wheeze and then a clank. In desperation he turned toward Haney. "My God, we've been locked out!" Through the transparent domes of their space helmets, Joe could see a look of horror and disbelief pass across Haney's face. But it was true! Joe and his crew were locked out of the Space Platform. Four thousand miles below circled the Earth. Under Joe's feet rested the solid steel hull of his Read more [...]
The Talisman audiobook Sir Walter SCOTT (1771 - 1832) The Talisman is a gripping tale set near the end of the Third Crusade. King Richard the Lionheart is grievously ill, and all around him the leaders from allied countries plot and scheme to gain personal power, putting the future of the crusade in jeopardy. Sir Kenneth of Scotland finds himself caught up in events, and finds both his honour and his life are now on the line. Can a cure be found for the King? Can Kenneth redeem his honour? -- Written Read more [...]

The Elusive Pimpernel audiobook
Baroness ORCZY (1865 – 1947)
First Published in 1908, The Elusive Pimpernel by Baroness Orczy is the 4th book in the classic adventure series about the Scarlet Pimpernel. (Summary from Wikipedia)
Genre(s): Action & Adventure Fiction, General Fiction
Language: English (FULL Audiobook)

 

Ruth Fielding at Briarwood Hall audiobook Alice B. EMERSON ( - ) In this, the second book of the Ruth Fielding series, Ruth goes to boarding school with her best friend Helen. When they get there, Ruth starts her own sorority called the SweetBriars for the new girls. Her sweet group of girls conflicts with the two other sororities the Upedes and the Fussy Curls. In the midst of settling in to the new place, there is a campus rumor about a legend of the marble harp playing ominously at night. But Read more [...]
A Tramp Abroad audiobook Mark TWAIN (1835 - 1910) A Tramp Abroad is a work of non-fiction travel literature by American author Mark Twain, published in 1880. The book details a journey by the author, with his friend Harris (a character created for the book, and based on his closest friend, Joseph Twichell), through central and southern Europe. While the stated goal of the journey is to walk most of the way, the men find themselves using other forms of transport as they traverse the continent. The Read more [...]
The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket audiobook Edgar Allan POE (1809 - 1849) The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket is Edgar Allan Poe's only complete novel, published in 1838. The work relates the tale of the young Arthur Gordon Pym who stows away aboard a whaling ship called Grampus. Various adventures and mis-adventures befall Pym including shipwreck, mutiny and cannibalism. The story starts out as a fairly conventional adventure at sea, but it becomes increasingly strange Read more [...]
Buccaneers and Pirates of Our Coasts - audiobook Frank R. STOCKTON (1834 - 1902) Buccaneers and Pirates of our Coasts is a non-fiction, rolicking story of the origins of piracy and of the famous pirates of the coasts of the United States. The stories don't cast pirates in the glowing light of modern day renditions - in Stockton's stories, pirates are bad guys! - but the dramatic style makes them good fun to read, anyway! (Summary by Sibella Denton) Genre(s): Nautical & Marine Fiction Language: Read more [...]

Alcatraz audiobook
Max BRAND (1892 – 1944)
This is a story of a wild horse who many said could not be caught or broken, and the man who set out to prove them wrong. (Summary by Richard Kilmer)
Genre(s): Action & Adventure Fiction, General Fiction, Westerns
Language: English (FULL Audiobook)

 

 

Scaramouche audiobook Rafael SABATINI (1875 - 1950), translated by UNKNOWN ( - ) Scaramouche is a romantic adventure and tells the story of a young aristocrat during the French Revolution. His successive endeavors as a lawyer, politician, actor, lover, and buffoon lead his enemies to call him "Scaramouche" (also called Scaramuccia, a roguish character in the commedia dell'arte), but he impresses many with his elegant orations and precision swordsmanship. The later film version includes one of the Read more [...]
An Antarctic Mystery, or The Sphinx of the Ice Fields audiobook Jules VERNE (1828 - 1905), translated by Frances Sarah Cashel HOEY (1830 - 1908) Edgar Allan Poe's telling of Arthur Pym's narrative is shown to be true as events come together that bring out clues that help Captain Len Guy trace the fate of his brother's ship the Jane; the very ship that Arthur Pym was on board at the time of his disappearance. Through the efforts of Mr. Joerling, the crew of the Halbrane is enticed to make the trip Read more [...]
The Fur Country audiobook Jules VERNE (1828 - 1905), translated by N. D'ANVERS (1844 - 1933) In 1859, officers of the Hudson's Bay Company travel through the Northwest Territories of Canada on a mission to found a fort at 70 degrees, north of the Arctic Circle. At some point, an earthquake occurs, and from then on, laws of physics seem altered (a total eclipse happens to be only partial; tides are not perceived anymore). They eventually realise that they are not where they are supposed to be. (Wikipedia) Genre(s): Read more [...]