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Kidnapped. By Robert Louis Stevenson
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Kidnapped is a historical fiction adventure novel by the Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson. Written as a "boys' novel" and first published in the magazine Young Folks from May to July... More > 1886, the novel has attracted the praise and admiration of writers as diverse as Henry James, Jorge Luis Borges, and Seamus Heaney. A sequel, Catriona, was published in 1893.< Less
Kidnapped By Robert Stevenson
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Kidnapped is one of Stevenson’s most enduringly popular novels. At its centre is a historical event: the murder of Colin Campbell, the ‘Red Fox’ of Glenure in Scotland. The fiction... More > that is developed around this event involves the child David Balfour whose father dies leaving his son with nothing to live on. David goes to live with his uncle Ebenezer. Ebenezer is a cruel and miserly individual. As a result of the illegality of his acquisition of the Balfour estate he instigates a series of malicious manoeuvres against David. Firstly he attempts to have the boy killed and then has him kidnapped. So David finds himself on a ship to the Carolinas accompanied by Alan Breck, an ‘honest gentleman’ and Jacobite. As fate would have it, the ship is wrecked on the rocks at Mull. The novel then follows David and Alan as they journey across the Highlands through numerous dangers and after witnessing and becoming suspects in the murder of Colin Campbell.< Less
Kidnapped By Caleb Bedford
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Jason and Jen head to the fair for a fun night out, but things soon go really wrong...
Kidnapped By Robert Louis Stevenson
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Kidnapped is a historical fiction adventure novel by the Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson. Written as a "boys' novel" and first published in the magazine Young Folks from May to July... More > 1886, the novel has attracted the praise and admiration of writers as diverse as Henry James, Jorge Luis Borges, and Seamus Heaney. A sequel, Catriona, was published in 1893. As historical fiction, it is set around 18th-century Scottish events, notably the "Appin Murder", which occurred near Ballachulish in 1752 in the aftermath of the Jacobite Rising. Many of the characters, and one of the principals, Alan Breck Stewart, were real people. The political situation of the time is portrayed from different viewpoints, and the Scottish Highlanders are treated sympathetically.< Less
The Kidnapping By Barbara M. Olson
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Cindy finds herself in the truck of her old car. She has the company of a little boy. Struggling to get out of the old truck her first object was to get them some air and water. This was one of the... More > worst problems she has ever faced.< Less
kidnap By christopher marshall
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kidnap is about four nigerian friends who connived to abduct the first-lady of that country and hold her for ransome,thereby triggering the greatest and most daring manhunt initiated by all ties of... More > the armed force.< Less
kidnap By christopher marshall
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kidnap is about four nigerian friends who connived to abduct the first-lady of that country and hold her for ransome,thereby triggering the greatest and most daring manhunt initiated by all ties of... More > the armed force.< Less
Kidnapped By Robert Louis Stevenson
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Being memoirs of the adventures of David Balfour in the year 1751: how he was kidnapped and cast away; his sufferings in a desert isle; his journey in the wild highlands; his acquaintance with Alan... More > Breck Stewart and other notorious highland Jacobites; with all that he suffered at the hands of his uncle, Ebenezer Balfour of Shaws, falsely so called.< Less
Kidnapped By Robert Louis Stevenson
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Kidnapped by Robert Louis Stevenson. Published in 1886. This story is set in the turmoil and aftermath of the 1746 Jacobite Scots rebellion against the English, at Culloden. The story follows an... More > 18year old boy called David Balfour, who is keen to seek his fortune. He sets out from the lowlands of Scotland to meet his mysterious relative and with the hope of finding work. This adventure story has dark family secrets, a sea voyage and a ship wreck. He befriends a man called Alan Breck, who is a lover of lost causes. This is an upbeat story, which also contains some romance.< Less
Kidnapped By William Malic
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High profile kidnappings and disappearances are always big news. Try seventy-eight young college woman from prestigious institutions around the country being kidnapped over a three day crime spree.... More > Sam Bittner engaged in investigative work for numerous high profile clients and came well recommended. Track the case as he and one of the victims unearth the facts, become enamored with each other and commit a kidnapping themselves. With the lives of the hostages at stake, over 200 million dollars in ransom and an surprise motive the story will keep you on the edge of your seat till the end.< Less