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Adventure (134 Books)


In fiction, the adventurer figure or Picaro may be regarded as a descendant of the knight-errant of Medieval romance. Like the knight, the adventurer roams through episodic encounters, usually involving wealth, romance, or fighting. Unlike the knight, the adventurer was a realistic figure, often lower class or otherwise impoverished, who is forced to make his way to fortune, often by deceit. Also, an adventurer is a roguish hero of low social class who lives by his or her wits in a corrupt society.

 
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Aia He Kaheka

By: Wíllíam H. Wílson

Aha Punana LeoHe ahahui auhau ole ka Aha Punana Leo i ho okumu ia i ka makahiki 1983 no ka ho ola ana i ka olelo Hawai i a me ka ho okumu ana i na kula e a o ia i loko wale no o ia olelo. I ia makahiki aku, ua ku ke kula Punana Leo mua loa, ke kula ho olu u olelo oiwi mua loa ho i o Amelika Hui Pu la. Ma hope o ka ho ololi ia ana e ka ohana Punana Leo o kekahi kanawai o ka makahiki 1896 e papa ana i na kula olelo Hawai i, ua lawe ia ke ki ina ho ona aua...

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Iosepa Kaho'Oluhi Nawahiokalani'Opu'U

By: William H. Wilson

He ahahui auhau ole ka Aha Punana Leo i hookumu ia i ka makahiki 1983 no ka hoola ana i ka olelo Hawaii a me ka hookumu ana i na kula e ao ia i loko wale no o ia olelo. I ia makahiki aku, ua ku ke kula Punana Leo mua loa, ke kula hooluu olelo oiwi mua loa hoi o Amelika Hui Pu la. Ma hope o ka hoololi ia ana e ka ohana Punana Leo o kekahi kanawai o ka makahiki 1896 e papa ana i na kula olelo Hawaii, ua lawe ia ke kiina hoonaauao o ka Punana Leo, a me na keiki puka mua pu ...

O Nawahi oe o Kalaniopuu, O ka wahi i wahi ia ai, I milo ia ai a paa pono, I halii ia ai a nani, I ka ahu popo hinano o Puna, Uhia aku i ka ahuula, Kau ia ka wahi i laila, Ua paa, ua malu, Ua malu ka wahi o Kalaniopuu, O ka wahi ia i wahi ia ai, I lawalawa ia ai, I opeope ia ai a paa, I koko ia ai a kau i luna, A lei i ka umauma, I ka ai o na makaainana e, O ka wahi kona, O ka inoa wahi kou i anei, ae.

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Ke Kaao O Laieikawai

By: S. N. Hale'Ole

Mai ka nupepa Hawaii mua loa o Ka Lama Hawaii o ka makahiki 1834, o keia kaao a S. N. Haleole i kakau iho ai ka moolelo mua loa i hoopaa ia ma ke ano he puke heluhelu he 220 mau aoao kona loihi i ka makahiki 1863. O ia kekahi o na moolelo he nui a lehulehu i waiho ia na kakou i hooilina e paa ai na keehina hana o keia wa e imi ana i ke o loa o ko kakou lahui i ka hone mau o ka kakou olelo me ka inana pu o ko kakou mauli hiwa. Eia ke panee nei i mua o oukou he paina h...

Hoao ia o Kahauokapaka me Malaekahana No ka olelo paa a KahauokapakaImi o Malaekahana i ke kahuna e pakele ai Hanau a huna ia o Laieikawai me LaieloheloheImi aku o Hulumaniani i ke anuenue pio o Oahu I ke kamailio ana i keia kaao, ua olelo ia ma Laie, Koolau kona wahi i hanau ai, a he mau mahoe laua: o Kahauokapaka ka makua kane, o Malaekahana ka makuahine. O Kahauokapaka nae, o ia ke alii nona na okana elua o Koolau Loa a me Koolau Poko. Aia ia ia ka mana nui ma luna ...

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Ke Alakai O Ke Kanaka Hawaii (Part Ii)

By: Joseph M. Poepoe

Ma ke Kanawai ua loaa ka mana i ka Aha Kiekie e hana i mau Rula i mea e pololei ai ka hookolokolo ana. Penei ka olelo o ka Pauku 1015 o ke Kanawai Kivila. "He mana ko ka Aha Kiekie. i kela manawa kein manawa, e hooholo i na rula e pono ai ka hoopii hou ana, a me ka lawe ana maluna i na hihia, &c., e like me kona mnnao he mea e pololei ai ka hookolokolo ana." Ma ka Pauku 833 hoi, penei na olelo: "He mana no hoi ko ka Ahahookolokolo Kiekie e hana i kela manawa i keia manaw...

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He Moolelo No Maui Hikina-Kalialinui I Uka a Me Na Aina O Lalo : A...

By: Kepa Maly

The following collection of archival and oral historical-consultation records pertaining to Waikamoi Preserve and the greater watershed of the Haleakala mountain lands on the island of Maui, was compiled by Kumu Pono Associates LLC, at the request of The Nature Conservancy-Hawaii. This study provides The Nature Conservancy and its partners in management of the Waikamoi Preserve, with a cultural assessment of the Waikamoi Preserve, as required by State review laws governi...

1848, Kamehameha III granted fee-simple interest of Kalialinui to a chiefly steward, Kamaikaaloa (Kamaikaaloa), who held the land through the remainder of his lifetime, and subsequently conveyed it to his heirs. Kalalawalu—daughter of Kamaikaaloa and Kealohaaukai—and her husband, Douglas Panee, sold the land of Kalialinui to Haleakala Ranch in 1888. Most of Kalialinui, including the land that became the Waikamoi Preserve, has been held by Haleakala Ranch since that t...

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Na Mele Aimoku

By: Hawaiian Historical Society

The Hawaiian Language Reprint Series was established by the Hawaiian Historical Society to make available to students and scholars books that were printed in the Hawaiian language during the 19th and early 20th centuries. Most have long been out of print, and access to surviving editions is generally limited to libraries and private collections. We hope that making these texts accessible will foster the use and appreciation of the Hawaiian language, encourage the buildin...

I haku 'ia maila i makana ho'ohanohano no ka Mo'i David Kalakaua, 'o keia ka puke mele ho'okahi o kona 'ano i pa'i 'ia i ke au o ke Aupuni Mo'i Hawa'i. Ho'okino ihola ia, ma ke 'ano hou, i ka hana kuluma o ka haku mele 'ana no na ali'i. He 'oihana loea ka haku mele 'ana, a he hana ia. i apo nui 'ia e ka lehulehu a ma waena o ka po'e ali'i no ho'i. He loina kahiko ka hanana mele, oli a hula no ka hanohano o ke ali'i nui, a ho'omau 'ia aku ia loina i ke alo ali'i o ke Aupu...

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Steel Dust Dawn

By: John Richman

This second novel in the series follows young "Montana" to Fort Worth, Texas in 1886, where he hires on at a major cattle ranch and ultimately saves it from foreclosure. A good deal of the story involves his horse "Spirit" and his involvement in the early Texas State Fair races. This 203 page novel is suitable for young readers. Buy at www.callmemontana.com

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Call Me Montana

By: John Richman

This is the first novel in the series and introduces sixteen year old William Dean Ritter, aka "Montana." Two separate adventures take him from his Montana farm to a Wyoming cattle ranch, Dodge City, Kansas and Texas in his pursuit of the dream to become a cowboy. Along the way something unexpected happens - he becomes a man. The book also introduces Montana's famous horse "Spirit." The characters and plot lines harken back to the best of the western serials of the 40's ...

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Battle at Bighorn

By: John Richman

This third and newest novel in the series takes young Montana back home to help his family battle a crooked mayor and sheriff who have assumed control of his home town during his three year absence. With the help of his friends, family and famous horse "Spirit", Montana continues to fight for what's right...and ultimately prevails. This 204 page novel is suitable for young readers. Buy at www.callmemontana.com

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The Cowboy Triolgy, Volume 1; SEE UPDATED VERSION 7/27/2018

By: Rochelle Laura

Historical Action Adventure About Time And Space

As she enters the observation room she is stunned that the holographic image still persists, even after a year. A monolith structure, it is as large as the three story lab is, and it is spherical. The unique 'Holishpere' has been housed here, for better than a year now. The Holisphere is a holographic representation of the Cosmos. There is a boundary to it but you can't move it because it is only in the air. It gives the feeling and the visual representation of the stars...

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Sobre la Tela de una Araña

By: Daniel Cardona

Se llama Arantxa y su pelo huele a fresa. Se apellida Tristante y le cuesta demasiado sonreír. Le dicen Araña y su corazón es un puño cubierto de sangre. Arantxa Tristante siente que el miedo resbala sin rumbo a través de sus huesos. No es para menos, pudo arreglárselas fácilmente para ingresar a este demencial lugar, pero tiene bien claro que de entrar a salir hay un trecho largo. La mitad de quienes se encuentran en la oscura tribuna, agolpados a su alrededor, termi...

Se llama Arantxa y su pelo huele a fresa. Se apellida Tristante y le cuesta demasiado sonreír. Le dicen Araña y su corazón es un puño cubierto de sangre. Arantxa Tristante siente que el miedo resbala sin rumbo a través de sus huesos. No es para menos, pudo arreglárselas fácilmente para ingresar a este demencial lugar, pero tiene bien claro que de entrar a salir hay un trecho largo. La mitad de quienes se encuentran en la oscura tribuna, agolpados a su alrededor, termi...

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The Atomic Bible : Atom and Jesus, Volume V

By: Ms. Rochelle Ann Laura; Tim Fleming, Illustrator

There are historical facts and fanciful vignette in this cutting-edge Scientific Docu-drama. It will take all thru history and beyond into the mind and Will of Creator-God and His Son.

Encoded E=MC2 This is the story of a most remarkable entity: thermonuclear radiation. The process is the mass of the atom’s nucleus turned into radiative energy. Oddly, atom’s mysterious properties are alluded to in scripture; and for its powers primeval beings via for the prize while exploiting its work. The converting of mass into energy is the subject of Project Manhattan (1945) but it was first in Genesis encoded as English symbols (Periodic Table) and Particle...

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Belvedere

By: Raúl Rodríguez Del Río

Deberíamos exceder el lenguaje para recalar en la piel. La poesía es como un cielo castrado de interioridades si no asumimos la transgresión hacia el encuentro. La impronta personal es importante, todos hemos aprendido a cabalgar a lomos de algún animal salvaje y lírico, impregnándonos de esencias, amancebados como infinitas rameras.

La impronta personal es importante, todos hemos aprendido a cabalgar a lomos de algún animal salvaje y lírico, impregnándonos de esencias, amancebados como infinitas rameras.

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Revenue and Customs Enforcement - Fraud

By: Peter Krause

A general guidance aimed at those wishing to gain a basic understanding of the operational side of revenue enforcement and the investigation and prosecution of revenue and customs frauds. This was written with the view to be not a blue-print of the enforcement framework of any one particular jurisdiction, but rather to point out common features and practices commonly found in most parts of the English-speaking world.

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D'une saison à l'autre, haïkus

By: Huguette Bertrand

Petits poèmes respectant la règle japonaise du haïkus 5-7-5

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El espanto de Bucarest

By: Valentino Valentino

Una de las obras más frescas y originales que haya podido engendrar la literatura de ciencia ficción latinoamericana. El doctor Scott viaja a Rumania, por los funerales de un científico amigo suyo, en donde es atacado por un ser casi sobrenatural, el Monstruo del Baneasa, quien acecha el país con una serie brutal de asesinatos. Dos investigadores de la Interpol son asignados para averiguar el caso y dar con el paradero del Ente. Se descubre luego, en un trama espectacula...

–Violenta, pero Libertad al fin y al cabo –se dijo Scott al arribar al aeropuerto Baneasa, al norte de Bucarest, en Rumania, valija en mano, gozoso de pisar un suelo libre de la represión comunista. «Adiós al odio hacia la Naturaleza humana», suspiró satisfecho. Caminaba despacio, feliz, pero desorientado, leyendo los letreros de la Terminal en busca de la sala de espera. Mientras recorría aquellos pasillos, sus ojos no daban crédito a lo que veía: un edificio grandísi...

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Suzy

By: Gary L Beer

Burying her husband in the garden under the runner bean patch seemed the best idea. At least burying him there she would be able to keep an eye on him. Suzy had not meant to kill him and then she meets her old friend Lewis, would he help her, or make things worse?

SUZY Preview Chapter One Opening the hot oven door Suzy puts her gloves on and takes out the cooking joint of beef. Putting the hot tray onto the top of the oven Suzy turns the meat over and adds potatoes and parsnips to the tray. Putting the tray back into the oven she frowns as she stands up and thinks if all this effort is worth it; Doug, her partner had been very moody lately. Sometimes he came home with a smile, but that was rare these days. Doug's behaviour tow...

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A Good Find

By: Gary L Beer

Three friends go for a cycle ride along the North Kent coast and find a bag of money belonging to local smugglers and drug dealers. The drug dealers are soon hot on their trail to regain their money and the three friends soon find themselves in very serious trouble. With twists and turns a complicated web of deceit amongst the drug dealers is woven and the unconcern they show for the health of their customers in the dangerous substance they sell is portrayed vividly. ...

Reviews Gary L Beer the popular travel writer delves into the realms of fiction and presents us with a fascinating crime thriller. Three friends go for a cycle ride along the North Kent coast and find a bag of money belonging to local smugglers and drug dealers. The drug dealers are soon hot on their trail to regain their money and the three friends soon find themselves in very serious trouble. With twists and turns a complicated web of deceit amongst the drug de...

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Grailem

By: Gary L Beer

Grailem was one of Mankind’s last hopes to finally achieve immortality. Created in a test tube he had been bred specifically to be fully integrated into a mechanical body. On reaching maturity Grailem rebels against his creators and kills thousands of people. Forced into a spacecraft he is blasted into space where the spacecraft explodes and he spends an eternity drifting through space. Coming across an ancient alien race, who is more of a threat to Mankind than he ever ...

Chapter One The magnetic field of the passing asteroid is generating enough energy to pull Grailem towards it. Waking from an aimless sleep he tries to use his precious energy to move closer. It has been eons since he had stood on, or even felt a solid surface beneath his feet. Grailem has been drifting aimlessly through space since the spacecraft, with him inside it had exploded, for what seems to him eternity ago. The exploding fuel tanks had thrown him out into th...

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Una vez en Virginia

By: Valentino

Cuentan que Amukhori, a los doce años y en las gradas de la catedral, fue el primero en desafiar a los curas del pueblo. Su nombre, anómalo en aquel lugar tras quinientos años de conquista española, pasó a ser motivo de respeto y asombro, en unas por su simplicidad y en otras por su rareza, puesto que nadie logró encontrarle nunca el significado, «el secreto», ni siquiera su madre Sigfrida. Su padre don Policarpo, que era el cartero de la comunidad, se justificaba dicien...

Cuentan que Amukhori, a los doce años y en las gradas de la catedral, fue el primero en desafiar a los curas del pueblo. Su nombre, anómalo en aquel lugar tras quinientos años de conquista española, pasó a ser motivo de respeto y asombro, en unas por su simplicidad y en otras por su rareza, puesto que nadie logró encontrarle nunca el significado, «el secreto», ni siquiera su madre Sigfrida. Su padre don Policarpo, que era el cartero de la comunidad, se justificaba dicien...

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