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Claes Johansen Nicola and the Child Correction Centre
Nicola’s father froze. He slowly put down his knife and fork. She looked at him, shocked to see how he had suddenly turned chalky white. She began to shiver. What did her father know about the Child Correction Centre? From the moment Nicola hears about the Child Correction Centre, her life is turned upside down. She must go through one ordeal after another in order to save mankind from a terrible disaster that some greedy businessmen are about to cause. Claes Johansen (b. 1957) is one of the...
Engels, 3 uur 10 minuten (jpg, 148 MB), SAGA Egmont, København, 2021
Jeff Walker Outer Red
The second part of the exciting fairytale space adventure! The Goldilocks continues to flee as the enemy hunts them down. During their escape into the Old Sultan Solar System, Commander Red and her computer companion Grimm encounter three space stations. Three little protectors named Pegg. These three monitor and protect the region of space around the core world inside the system. Red must reach that world if she is to save the Galactic Kingdom from certain doom. Is the mission in jeopardy? Will...
Engels, 2 uur 10 minuten (jpg, 0,2 MB), SAGA Egmont, København, 2021
Jeffrey Archer The Eleventh Commandment
Connor Fitzgerald is the CIA’s most deadly assassin. On the brink of his retirement, he is sent to Russia for one last hit. Except this isn’t just another job. After a fall out between the CIA and the White House over the assassination of a prominent Colombian politician, his boss is now using the Russian Mafia to cover her tracks. Fitzgerald is not going to St Petersburg to kill, he’s going to die. A page-turning, political thriller about espionage and betrayal by the acclaimed British writer,...
Engels, 10 uur 51 minuten (jpg, 2,4 MB), SAGA Egmont, København, 2021
F. Scott. Fitzgerald B. J. Harrison Reads The Offshore Pirate
"You see, this is the beauty I want. Beauty has got to be astonishing, astounding--it's got to burst in on you like a dream, like the exquisite eyes of a girl." Ardita, a beautiful and bored young Flapper, is hanging out on her uncle's yacht when it's suddenly captured by pirates. When Ardita meets and falls in love with the charming captain she knows she's been right to reject the boring and rich society men. But a truth lurks around the corner that will make her question everything she thinks...
Engels, 1 uur 13 minuten (jpg, 2,4 MB), SAGA Egmont, København, 2021
Robert E. Howard Red Nails
Red Nails is the last of the stories about Conan the Cimmerian written by American author Robert E. Howard. A novella, it was originally serialized in Weird Tales magazine from July to October 1936. It is set in the pseudo historical Hyborian Age and concerns Conan encountering a lost city in which the degenerate inhabitants are proactively resigned to their own destruction. Due to its grim themes of decay and death, the story is considered a classic of Conan lore and is often cited by Howard scholars...
Engels, 3 uur 23 minuten (jpg, 154 MB), SAGA Egmont, København, 2021
Joseph Conrad Lord Jim
Lord Jim is a novel by Joseph Conrad originally published as a serial in Blackwood's Magazine from October 1899 to November 1900. An early and primary event is the abandonment of a ship in distress by its crew including the young British seaman Jim. He is publicly censured for this action and the novel follows his later attempts at coming to terms with his past. In 1998, the Modern Library ranked Lord Jim #85 on its list of the 100 best English language novels of the 20th century. Joseph Conrad...
Engels, 14 uur 18 minuten (jpg, 2,4 MB), SAGA Egmont, København, 2021
Rudyard Kipling Captain Courageous
Captains Courageous is an 1897 novel, by Rudyard Kipling, that follows the adventures of fifteen year old Harvey Cheyne Jr., the arrogant and spoiled son of a railroad tycoon. The novel originally appeared as a serialization in McClure's, beginning with the November 1896 edition. Joseph Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936) was an English author, journalist, poet, and novelist. His most famous work is "The Jungle Book" (1894), inspiring two Disney adaptations; the 1967 animated feature and the 2016 live-action...
Engels, 5 uur 55 minuten (jpg, 2,4 MB), SAGA Egmont, København, 2021
Joseph Conrad Heart of Darkness
Before its 1902 publication, Heart of Darkness appeared as a three part series (1899) in Blackwood's Magazine. It was classified by the Modern Library website editors as one of the '100 best novels' and part of the Western canon. The story centres on Charles Marlow, who narrates most of the book. He is an Englishman who takes a foreign assignment from a Belgian trading company as a river boat captain in Africa. Heart of Darkness exposes the dark side of European colonization while exploring the three...
Engels, 4 uur 38 minuten (jpg, 211 MB), SAGA Egmont, København, 2021
James Fenimore Cooper The Last of the Mohicans
The Last of the Mohicans: A Narrative of 1757 is a historical novel by James Fenimore Cooper, first published in February 1826. It is the second book of the Leatherstocking Tales pentalogy and the best known. The Pathfinder, published 14 years later in 1840, is its sequel. James Fenimore Cooper (1789-1851) was an American writer and seaman, popular for his historical and political fiction. His most famous work is ‘The Last of the Mohicans’, which is the second in a series of five about life among...
Engels, 17 uur 7 minuten (jpg, 2,4 MB), SAGA Egmont, København, 2021
Henry Rider Haggard Allan Quartermain
Allan Quatermain is the protagonist of H. Rider Haggard's 1885 novel King Solomon's Mines and its various prequels and sequels. Allan Quatermain was also the title of a book in this sequence. H. Rider Haggard's Quatermain, adventure hero of King Solomon's Mines and sequel Allan Quatermain, was a template for the American film character Indiana Jones, Henry Rider Haggaard (1856-1925) was an English author of Danish decent. Following his debut non-fiction book on South Africa, he helped introduce...
Engels, 13 uur 2 minuten (jpg, 2,4 MB), SAGA Egmont, København, 2021
Jeff Walker Outer Red
A fantastic new science fiction/fantasy spin on a classic fable. Enter a world where a young female ship captain is sent to retrieve information vital to the Galactic Kingdom; a new threat has emerged and the galaxy is in danger. Can she and her computer companion - GRIMM - get back onto the charted path and return home? Or will they be hunted down and killed before the mission can be completed? Jeff Walker is a writer from Ontario, Canada. He is the author of several novels and short stories...
Engels, 1 uur 2 minuten (jpg, 2,4 MB), SAGA Egmont, København, 2021
Claes Johansen The Boatman and the Boy
By now the sun was up, and through the periscope he minded he could see the stony plateau in front of the position. On the other side of it were the outskirts of the jungle where the enemy was hiding and building his camps, preparing for new attacks. He observed the vastness of the wild jungle stretching north and west, pierced by hundreds of hilltops, each surrounded by a white fog. French Indochina was a gigantic and mysterious place, and he was gradually losing hope that he would ever find what...
Engels, 7 uur 38 minuten (jpg, 2,4 MB), SAGA Egmont, København, 2021
Edgar Rice Burroughs The Return of Tarzan
This follow-up to `Tarzan of the Apes‘ begins where the first novel ended, with Tarzan‘s beloved Jane set to marry his cousin. Disappointed in love, Tarzan leaves for Europe, and after a bit of trouble, becomes a spy for the French government. Soon, he finds himself back in the same jungle, in which he grew up, and coincidentally, so does Jane. Duals, attempted murders, espionage, suicide, ancient treasure, a shipwreck, lion attacks and numerous escapes, `The Return of Tarzan‘ (1915) does not lack...
Engels, 9 uur 8 minuten (jpg, 2,4 MB), SAGA Egmont, København, 2021
Sax Rohmer B. J. Harrison Reads The Insidious Dr. Fu-Manchu
"The Insidious Dr. Fu-Manchu" is the first book in the Fu-Manchu series, about the notorious evil mastermind. In the crime fiction world, Fu-Manchu stands on equal grounds with Professor Moriarty, Sherlock Holmes’ nemesis. Rohmer created an archetypal villain who is very much a product of his times, and a reflection of the social and political conditions. Fu-Manchu’s plans are always attacked and challenged by Detective Nayland Smith, who gives his all to defeat the mad doctor. A compelling and fast-paced...
Engels, 7 uur 51 minuten (jpg, 2,4 MB), SAGA Egmont, København, 2021
Edgar Rice Burroughs The Beasts of Tarzan
Old enemies are back to make life hard for Tarzan in ‘The Beasts of Tarzan’ (1916), the third novel in the thrilling adventure series by Edgar Rice Burroughs. Dividing their time between Africa and England, Tarzan and Jane and their little son Jack are comfortably settled. But when they get kidnapped and separated, they must fight harder than ever to find a way back to each other. Tarzan returns to his roots in this particularly jungle-oriented novel in the series, and, using his primal intelligence,...
Engels, 5 uur 15 minuten (jpg, 2,4 MB), SAGA Egmont, København, 2021
Andy Redsmith Know Your Rites
Inspector Nick Paris is back in this magical crime mystery perfect for fans of Douglas Adams, Ben Aaronovitch and Holly Black. Inspector Nick Paris, now also known as 'the one who stopped the demons', has become an unlikely celebrity in the magical world. He is desperate to return to tackling more ordinary crimes on his home turf of Manchester. However, the fates aren’t in his favour when he is called upon again by his more unusual police colleagues to solve a gruesome killing. The only suspect...
Engels, 10 uur 3 minuten (jpg, 2,4 MB), SAGA Egmont, København, 2021
G. A. Henty The Dragon and the Raven
The vikings have invaded England. King Alfred and a young thane knight, Edmund, must fight to save his lands. Artfully blending fiction and the history of this volatile time in England, "The Dragon and the Raven" is an entertaining, romantic, and a fun adventure from G. A. Henty, whose stories were known for their historical accuracy. G. A. Henty (1832-1902) was an English novelist and war correspondent, best known for his historical adventure stories. His works include "The Dragon & The Raven"...
Engels, 7 uur 17 minuten (jpg, 2,4 MB), SAGA Egmont, København, 2021
Geraldine Allie Dragon World
A young Spell Caster stands between the boundaries of the magical world, and the realm of dragons. Through a special bond formed from ancient magic and the life blood of the dragon, he will begin a quest that will be the beginning of a destiny that has awaited him. The dragon's world is in danger of extinction, and now he must help them regain a priceless object which is the only chance of saving Dragon World. A young King has stolen the priceless object belonging to the dragons and plans to harness...
Engels, 1 uur 54 minuten (jpg, 0,2 MB), SAGA Egmont, København, 2021
Joseph Conrad Youth, a Narrative
Youth' is an autobiographical short story by Joseph Conrad. It was written in 1898, first published in Blackwood's Magazine, and included as the first story in the 1902 volume Youth, a Narrative, and Two Other Stories. The volume also included Heart of Darkness and The End of the Tether, which are concerned with maturity and old age, respectively. 'Youth' depicts a young man's first journey to the East. It is narrated by Charles Marlow who is also the narrator of Lord Jim and Chance. Mr. Marlow seems...
Engels, 1 uur 16 minuten (jpg, 2,4 MB), SAGA Egmont, København, 2021
Anthony Hope The Prisoner of Zenda
The Prisoner of Zenda is an adventure novel by Anthony Hope, published in 1894. The king of the fictional country of Ruritania is drugged on the eve of his coronation and thus unable to attend the ceremony. Political forces are such that in order for the king to retain his crown his coronation must go forward. An English gentleman on holiday who fortuitously resembles the monarch, is persuaded to act as his political decoy in an attempt to save the situation. The books were extremely popular and...
Engels, 5 uur 35 minuten (jpg, 2,4 MB), SAGA Egmont, København, 2021