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Cane's Gate By Frank Mosco
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~ Award winning author Frank Mosco again looks to his favorite old city of St. Augustine, Florida, for the inspiration to create another entertaining novel. Mixing a bit of history with a lot of... More > fantasy creates a great read full of mystery, action, and adventure that transports the reader from the 17th century to the turn of the 21st. ~ SCENARIO: In old St. Augustine, Florida an ancient mystery is revealed when a young boy and his three friends (the Lighthouse Gang) find a magic medallion thousands of years old. The revelations of the mysterious relic prompts their interest in a legendary pirate and the old St. Augustine lighthouse. Through forces unknown they find themselves lost in a subterranean world in which they encounter dangerous creatures and discover a long lost Mayan city. Calling on the aid of a beach bum genius, a 17th century pirate, and the medallion's incredible ancient magic, they endeavor to overcome evil forces and events to save themselves, the city, and its people from destruction.< Less
Cane's Gate By Frank Mosco
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~ Award winning author Frank Mosco again looks to his favorite old city of St. Augustine, Florida, for the inspiration to create another entertaining novel. Mixing a bit of history with a lot of... More > fantasy creates a great read full of mystery, action, and adventure that transports the reader from the 17th century to the turn of the 21st. ~ SCENARIO: In old St. Augustine, Florida an ancient mystery is revealed when a young boy and his three friends (the Lighthouse Gang) find a magic medallion thousands of years old. The revelations of the mysterious relic prompts their interest in a legendary pirate and the old St. Augustine lighthouse. Through forces unknown they find themselves lost in a subterranean world in which they encounter dangerous creatures and discover a long lost Mayan city. Calling on the aid of a beach bum genius, a 17th century pirate, and the medallion's incredible ancient magic, they endeavor to overcome evil forces and events to save themselves, the city, and its people from destruction.< Less
Cane's Gate - A Lighthouse Gang Adventure By Frank Mosco
eBook (ePub): $6.99
~ Award winning author Frank Mosco again looks to his favorite old city of St. Augustine, Florida, for the inspiration to create another entertaining novel. Mixing a bit of history with a lot of... More > fantasy creates a great read full of mystery, action, and adventure that transports the reader from the 17th century to the turn of the 21st. ~ SCENARIO: In old St. Augustine, Florida an ancient mystery is revealed when a young boy and his three friends (the Lighthouse Gang) find a magic medallion thousands of years old. The revelations of the mysterious relic prompts their interest in a legendary pirate and the old St. Augustine lighthouse. Through forces unknown they find themselves lost in a subterranean world in which they encounter strange and dangerous creatures, and a long lost Mayan city. Calling on the aid of a beach bum genius, a 17th century pirate, and the medallion's incredible ancient magic, they endeavor to overcome evil forces and events to save themselves, the city, and its people from destruction.< Less
Searching for Jimmy Buffett By Frank Mosco
eBook (ePub): $8.99
A burned out hippy flower child of the 60's thinks her late in life son is the by-product of an imagined one night stand with Jimmy Buffett. On her deathbed her final words inadvertently send her... More > son, 14 year old Bean, on a quest to find his famous father. From old St. Augustine naïve Bean and his telepathic dog Fruitcake head south to all points weird. Along the way they collect three companions in the person of Chi Chi, a fast thinking Cuban girl pursued by agents of Fidel Castro, a vagrant genius calld Roachie, who lost a billion dollar enterprise, and Boner Jones, a strange mysterious schizophrenic conspiracy theorist with a deep secret. Bean and company encounter bizarre situations that include surf Nazis, Haitian drug runners, a Cuban Revolutionary group, a Parrot Head cult, idiot Mexican pirates, Bayou gypsies, California crackpots, and more, all the while being pursued by a Catholic priest hitman. A wild road trip story and hilarious politically incorrect book full of non-stop humor and social satire.< Less
The Last Ghostrider: A novel of the Vietnam War By Frank Mosco
eBook (ePub): $8.99
A hilarious yet tragic book of war. THE LAST GHOSTRIDER follows the haphazard life and times of Army enlisted man Vincent Fusco during the years 1968 to '71 as he somehow manages to wade through the... More > often incoherent reasoning and random events of military life and war. Fusco's journey takes you from his ridiculous stateside antics to the strange reality and unforgettable heroic characters of the chopper war in the central highlands of Vietnam and Cambodia. An American G.I.'s saga that is of interest not only because of its revealing story but in the frank, humorous, and candid style in which it's told. A style that readers have already placed on par with MASH and CATCH-22. A novel of "faction" inspired by the experiences, events, and real characters known to the author during his service with the famous 189th Assault Helicopter Co. Ghostriders that can only be described as insightful, revealing, surprising, and politically incorrect.< Less
The Whitemoon Crisis: A Chilling Story of Terrorism on a Scale Never Before Imagined By Frank Mosco
eBook (ePub): $7.99
From the latter years of the Cold War comes a chilling story of terrorism on a scale never before imagined! A story of intrigue and suspense, The Whitemoon Crisis draws you into a world of wondering... More > - could this really happen This fictional suspense thriller introduces Commander Ramsey Lightner, Pentagon Navy Intelligence Officer who facing the threat of world war, uncovers a multi-layered conspiracy of power and destruction that reaches from the Caribbean to the balmy tourists town of St. Augustine, Florida, and beyond to the highest levels of government in Washington. This novel of intrigue contains all that a reader expects of a suspense novel in the tradition of Ian Fleming. Written in 1982 and originally published in 1986, THE WHITEMOON CRISIS has proven to be an intense preview of events of our new century, raising the question and challenge of how to defend against the exceptional resourcefulness of hate driven terrorism. A must read for those who enjoy this genre of literature.< Less
Monkey: A Crimson Glory Adventure By Frank Mosco
eBook (ePub): $5.99
(1st PLACE WINNER at the 2008 DIY Book Festival!) SCENARIO - In 1933, following the release of the movie KING KONG, a disgruntled old sailor and soul survivor of an encounter with the real great ape... More > imparted his secret to two young men. Armed with the old sailor's map, an arsenal of weapons, a desire to prove themselves, and a fully crewed three-masted barkentine, fifteen members of the Princeton University Rugby Club eagerly embark on a search for adventure and riches, collecting along the way a Chinese Rhodes Scholar, an Australian girl Rambo, a jungle boy prone to profanity, and a tribe of alcoholic natives. Not to mention a 30 foot gorilla with an identity problem. Their journey results in discoveries far exceeding anything they would have expected with an outcome no one could possibly have imagined. Full of old fashion appeal with a number of contemporary twist and endearing characters, this book is a must read for classic adventure and KONG fans everywhere.< Less
Monkey: A Crimson Glory Adventure: Bonus Edition By Frank Mosco
eBook (ePub): $8.99
1st PLACE WINNER of the 2008 DIY Book Festival. Monkey is great fun and destined to become a cult classic. Author Frank Mosco goes against the grain of expectation to present a compelling page turner... More > of humor, adventure and surprise. In 1933, following the release of the movie King Kong, a disgruntled old sailor imparted his secret regarding the true facts of the storied creature and it's mysterious island to two young men. Armed with the old sailor's map, an arsenal of weapons, a desire to prove themselves, and a fully crewed three masted barkentine, fifteen members of the Princeton University Rugby Club eagerly embark on a search for adventure and riches that result in discoveries far exceeding anything they could have expected with an outcome none of them could possibly have imagined. A must read for Kong and classic adventure fans everywhere. This bonus edition includes the original screenplay on which the novel is based.< Less
Captain Blood By Rafael Sabatini
eBook (ePub): $5.99
Captain Blood is the exciting 1922 classic adventure novel written by Rafael Sabatini in which the amiable and sharp-witted Dr. Peter Blood, an Irish physician, is wrongfully convicted of treason in... More > the aftermath of the Monmouth rebellion of 1685. He is then enslaved on the Caribbean island of Barbados where he escapes to become the feared Admiral of his own fleet of pirate ships. Peter Blood, a fictional character, is based heavily on the true adventurous and famous career of Sir Henry Morgan. This Quillquest Classic Books eddition features a forward by author Frank Mosco as well as the biography and literary history of the book's author Rafael Sabatini. This handsome classics edition is a must have book to compliment every private library collection.< Less
The Sea Hawk By Rafael Sabatini
eBook (ePub): $5.99
The Sea Hawk is the great classic adventure novel by Rafael Sabatini originally published in 1915. The story is set over the years 1588-1593, and concerns a Cornish sea-faring gentleman, Sir Oliver... More > Tressilian, who is villainously betrayed by a jealous brother. After being forced to serve as a slave on a Spanish galley, Sir Oliver is liberated by Barbary pirates. He joins the pirates under the name "Sakr-el-Bahr", the hawk of the sea, and swears vengeance against his brother. This Quillquest Classic Books eddition features a forward by author Frank Mosco as well as the biography and literary history of the book's author Rafael Sabatini.< Less