A little girl who loves planes is sent to her bedroom for doing a loop-de-loop off the couch and finds a secret door leading to a room with real flying machines, seting her off on an adventure.
- Author:Light, SteveSummary:
- Author:MACLEAN, AlistairSummary:
Seven men and women are parachuted onto a mountain in wartime Germany; their mission - to rescue an American General from Gestapo HQ.
- Author:MORRISSEY, DiSummary:
A young Australian woman leaves Sydney for a new world...Guyana, South America. Captivated by the wild, unspoilt beauty, Madison Wright joins the native Amerindians struggling to preserve their culture against corporate exploitation....
- Author:Mallinson, AllanSummary:
The stability of the Cape Colony has been threatened by Xhosa tribesman who have been making incursions across the borders. And when Hervey is told by his old friend, Sir Eyre Somervile, that the Zulu warrior king Shaka is about to make...
- Author:HARDING, LeeSummary:
Australia in the 21st century is a different world. Populations controlled by drugs, bands of people wandering the countryside. Finally, a catastrophe that is both an end and a new beginning takes place.
- Author:WHITE, PatrickSummary:
The obstacles encountered by Johann Voss during his attempt to cross Australia and his moments of insight.
- Author:LLEWELLYN, RichardSummary:
Sequel to "How green was my valley". Huw seeks his fortune in Patagonia, South America, a harsh land, and encounters wealthy ranchers, adventure and Indians.
- Author:Spottiswoode, Amanda, March, MollySummary:
A rollicking wartime adventure on the BC coast. A lot has changed in the world since Sophie, Molly, Mark, Harriet, Leticia, and Posy’s last adventure in The Silver Lining. Now it’s 1940, and the Second World War is making life back home...
- Author:STEVENSON, Robert LouisSummary:
A mysterious map, pirates, and pieces of eight! When young Jim Hawkins finds a map to pirates’ gold he starts on an adventure that takes him from his English village to a desert island with the murderous Black Dog, half-mad...
- Toys go out being the adventures of a knowledgeable Stingray, a toughy little Buffalo, and someone called PlasticAuthor:Jenkins, EmilySummary:
Six stories relate the adventures of three best friends, who happen to be toys.
- Toy dance party : being the further adventures of a bossyboots Stingray, a courageous Buffalo, and a hopeful round someone called PlasticAuthor:Jenkins, EmilySummary:
Six stories relate further adventures of three best friends, who happen to be toys, as they encounter a fearsome (possible) shark, enjoy a dance party, and deal with rejection by The Girl, who is growing up.
- Author:HIGGINS, JackSummary:
Two ex-IRA hitmen are employed by British Intelligence to counteract a Russian-backed hired assassin operating in France and England.
- Author:CATRAN, KenSummary:
Creatures of nightmares have come from the sky and the ocean. Jon has to become a warrior to protect his family and human life itself against the fury of the alien attack. Then he meets Bronwyn who questions the new order. Jon has to...
- Author:Appleton, Victor pseudSummary:
In preparation for presenting his new airship to the United States Government, Tom has invited a Lieutenant Marbury, from the navy, to review his ship. Marbury informs Tom of a possible plot against Tom and his inventions, past and...
- Author:WATT, PeterSummary:
Tale of love and loss set in Australia, South Africa and Ireland.
- Author:ORCZY, Baroness EmmuskaSummary:
Contains three complete novels : The Scarlet Pimpernel (originally published : London : Greening and Co., 1905). - The triumph of the Scarlet Pimpernel (originally published : London : Hodder & Stoughton, 1922). - Eldorado (...
- Author:INNES, HammondSummary:
Crew of the 'Sea Witch' board a steamer bearing down on them to find a solitary man aboard. A series of events follow, culminating in a struggle for survival.
- Author:HIGGINS, JackSummary:
Emmet Keogh, a young Irish gunman, is saved from the noose only to face death a dozen or so more times at the hand of the most dangerous man in Mexico.
- Author:Lasenby, JackSummary:
The Seddon Street gang are back. School is closed and Denny, Polly, Bob, Pete and Joe have been packed off to Uncle Ted's farm. There's plenty to do riding, spying and exploring. As they poke their noses where they're not...
As the lone "young lady" on a transatlantic voyage in 1832, Charlotte learns that the captain is murderous and the crew rebellious.