Frank Hunter's Peril
Frank was boy with a fortune on his head. His mother was widowed. The dangers were all round, only waiting for the right moment to strike!
This dashing novel was penned by the author of the famous... More > "Ragged Dick" series.< Less
Second Incursion: Lovecraftian Shorts
The secret "organisation" that resides beneath Westminster Palace keeps Britain safe from the machinations of the alien and mystical forces that surround humanity. When London's water... More > supply is suddenly drained, it's feared there may have been a second incursion.
This short story is part of the "Lovecraftian Shorts" series of short stories, that are inspired by H.P Lovecraft and his Cthulhu Mythos.< Less
The author writes.. "I have lost, within these last few days, a little bull-dog. He had just completed the sixth month of his brief existence. He had no history. His intelligent eyes opened to... More > look out upon the world, to love mankind, then closed again on the cruel secrets of death."
In this wonderfully illustrated book, the author reminisces about the moments of friendship and love they shared, and how the dog above all other animals is a man's best friend.< Less
Practical Falconry is made up of two parts, both of which will be of interest to those thinking of taking up the noble sport of Falconry.
In the part the author, an experienced and well thought of... More > hawking expert describes how the beginner should go about the whole process. From asking what sort of country will you be flying your birds in, to what kind of birds would be suitable and how to go about getting them. From there he describes the various type of hunting can be done and how to go about it.
The second half of the book is called "How I became a Falconer", and describe this experts rise to prowess, through experience and anecdote.
This book, first published in 1869, is as fascinating and insightful today, as the day it was first printed and is recommended for anyone with an interest in falconry.< Less