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In Search of King Solomon's Mines, Dyslexic edition By Tahir Shah
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For more than a century Henry Rider Haggard’s novel King Solomon’s Mines has inspired generations of young men to set forth in search of adventure. But long before Rider Haggard’s... More > classic, explorers, theologians and scientists scoured the known world for the source of King Solomon’s astonishing wealth from a mysterious land known as Ophir. The ensuing journey takes him to a remote cliff-face monastery where the monks pull visitors up on a leather rope, to the ruined castles of Gondar, and to the rock hewn churches at Lalibela. Then in the south of the country Shah discovers a massive illegal gold mine, itself like something out of the Old Testament, with thousands of men, women and children digging with their hands. But the hardest leg of the journey is to the ‘cursed mountain’ of Tullu Wallel where legend says there lies an ancient shaft, once the entrance to Solomon’s mines.< Less
In Search of King Solomon's Mines, paperback edition By Tahir Shah
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For more than a century Henry Rider Haggard’s novel King Solomon’s Mines has inspired generations of young men to set forth in search of adventure. But long before Rider Haggard’s... More > classic, explorers, theologians and scientists scoured the known world for the source of King Solomon’s astonishing wealth. Taking his leads from a mixture of texts including The Septuagint, the earliest known form of the Bible, as well as using geological, geographical and folkloric sources, Tahir Shah sets out in search for Solomon’s gold mines. For him the obvious place to look is Ethiopia, in the horn of Africa. On the ensuing journey Shah discovers a massive illegal gold mine, itself like something out of the Old Testament, with thousands of men, women and children digging with their hands. But the hardest leg of the journey is to the ‘cursed mountain’ of Tullu Wallel where legend says there lies an ancient shaft, once the entrance to Solomon’s mines.< Less
Legacy of the Eldric - Book 1 of the Prophecy of the Kings By David Burrows
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Vastra is a man possessed. Where other men require food to sustain them, his craving is for power. He seeks an Eldric talisman, ensnaring two men to aid him. Fate guides his hand and, unwittingly, he... More > chooses Kaplyn, who is seeking to escape his own destiny and Lars, shipwrecked and friendless, an outcast on the Allund shore. An unlikely trio, they form a fragile alliance but, recklessly ambitious, Vastra will betray them in a heartbeat. Throughout their journey, there are clear signs that demons are active, stealing souls and slaking their unholy hunger. Their journey takes them to a mysterious tower, beset by traps, where Kaplyn triggers a chain of events unleashing the full power of a prophecy that could doom them all. Deep in the heart of a mountain lays a power that not even Vastra has the audacity to envision. But who really is guiding Vastra’s destiny? Kaplyn has the talisman and, for all of Vastra’s threats, he is unwilling to part with it.< Less
The Adventures of Joseph Albertine By Raymond King
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A man from England travels to America in the early 1800's to become a mountain man meeting several Indian tribes along the way, some friendly, some hostile
The Madness of Gods and Kings: Book V of the Northern Crusade By Christian Warren Freed
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Blud Hamr in hand, Bahr and his mixed band of warriors begin their long journey home in the hopes of ending the oppression of the dark gods. Unknown to them, events are in motion that will forever... More > change the face of the world. Armies have been assembled and now march on the already beleaguered kingdom of Delranan. Dwarves under King Thord encounter the largest Goblin army ever recorded, an army not even the mighty Dwarven cannons can defeat alone. Elves and Minotaurs join the army of Drimmen Delf as it prepares to head west. Finding and stopping the Goblins is their only task. Across the mountains, Badron returns home and attempts to regain his crown even as the combined armies of Rogscroft, the Pell Darga, and his very own Wolfsreik begin operations to remove Harnin One-Eye from power and end the long war in the north. Watching events unfold from his position in the ruins of Arlevon Gale, Amar Kit’han prepares for the ritual that will unleash the dark gods upon Malweir and bring the world into ruin.< Less
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An Apache Princess: A tale of the Indian Frontier By Charles King
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Under the willows at the edge of the pool a young girl sat daydreaming, though the day was nearly done. All in the valley was wrapped in shadow, though the cliffs and turrets across the stream were... More > resplendent in a radiance of slanting sunshine. Not a cloud tempered the fierce glare of the arching heavens or softened the sharp outline of neighboring peak or distant mountain chain. Not a whisper of breeze stirred the drooping foliage along the sandy shores or ruffled the liquid mirror surface. Not a sound, save drowsy hum of beetle or soft murmur of rippling waters, among the pebbly shallows below, broke the vast silence of the scene.< Less
Changeable Worlds: Deliverance By Bart King
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First in a series of entirely new fantasy/science fiction, Changeable Worlds: Deliverance is a detailed tale of drama, redemption and deceit. In a distant galaxy, the planet Pri is home to the... More > historic Shaler people. Towards the end of the Third Era, Emperor Serenus as leader is proud of their achievements, but this is not what interests him. When chance comes from ethereal beings born in the Synthetic Domain and known as the Lightbearers, Serenus triggers a bloody and long war against people that were once his own -- the merciless Kaidis. They are obsessed with the destruction of the Shaler after the emperor's pursuit of change. Focused on an entire continent, Deliverance travels from mountainous blizzards to temperate forests to inside a harsh volcano. With cities, outposts and other exotic locations, cut-throat and violent wars, ingenious science and existential discoveries, these playgrounds are ripe for corruption, honesty and betrayal.< Less
Changeable Worlds: Deliverance By Bart King
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First in a series of entirely new fantasy/science fiction, Changeable Worlds: Deliverance is a detailed tale of drama, redemption and deceit. In a distant galaxy, the planet Pri is home to the... More > historic Shaler people. Towards the end of the Third Era, Emperor Serenus as leader is proud of their achievements, but this is not what interests him. When chance comes from ethereal beings born in the Synthetic Domain and known as the Lightbearers, Serenus triggers a bloody and long war against people that were once his own -- the merciless Kaidis. They are obsessed with the destruction of the Shaler after the emperor's pursuit of change. Focused on an entire continent, Deliverance travels from mountainous blizzards to temperate forests to inside a harsh volcano. With cities, outposts and other exotic locations, cut-throat and violent wars, ingenious science and existential discoveries, these playgrounds are ripe for corruption, honesty and betrayal.< Less

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