Download Biggles Delivers the Goods by Captain W.E. Johns PDF

By Captain W.E. Johns

Show description

Read Online or Download Biggles Delivers the Goods PDF

Similar historical fiction books

The Confessions of Nat Turner

Within the past due summer time of 1831, in a distant component to southeastern Virginia, there came about the single potent, sustained riot within the annals of yank Negro slavery. ..

The rebellion was once led by means of a notable Negro preacher named Nat Turner, an informed slave who felt himself divinely ordained to annihilate the entire white humans within the region.

The Confessions of Nat Turner is narrated through Nat himself as he lingers in penal complex throughout the chilly autumnal days sooner than his execution. The compelling tale levels over the total of Nat's lifestyles, achieving its inevitable and shattering climax that bloody day in August.

The Confessions of Nat Turner isn't just a masterpiece of storytelling; can also be finds in unforgettable human phrases the agonizing essence of Negro slavery. throughout the brain of a slave, Willie Styron has re-created a catastrophic occasion, and dramatized the intermingled miseries, frustrations--and hopes--which brought on this awesome black guy to stand up out of the early mists of our heritage and strike down those that held his humans in bondage.

Taming the Wind (Land of the Lone Star Trilogy, Book 3)

Retail ePub

Peterson maintains a Bestselling Tradition!

When Cassie Lowe is going to reside along with her sister within the years following the Civil battle, she is reacquainted with a guy who as soon as kept her lifestyles, Tyler Atherton. yet Cassie isn't any longer the lighthearted younger girl he as soon as knew. She is now a widow with a tender daughter, and he or she is nursing the disappointments and hurts from a tricky marriage. although she longs to open her middle back, she is sure through worry and mistrust.

Tyler has demons of his personal. nonetheless haunted by means of the data that his father was once murdered by way of Comanches, he places all his specialize in reclaiming his inheritance: the ranch stolen from his kinfolk as punishment for his battling for the Confederacy. along with his affection for Cassie becoming, he longs to supply a house and destiny for her and her daughter.

Though craving to pledge their love, either Cassie and Tyler fight to beat their fears. Will Indian assaults, post-war renegades, and the problem of existence at the Texas plains spoil their destiny? Or will they locate the power to give up their wills to God. .. and embody his ideal plan?


The rebellion of the slaves opposed to the Romans in seventy three BC, led through the gladiator Spartacus, has been an concept to generations of people that have stood up opposed to oppression. by the point he used to be captured by means of Marcus Licinius Crassus in seventy one BC and carried out through crucifixion, his military of round ninety 000 slaves and dispossessed had defeated numerous Roman armies and devastated a lot of the southern a part of the Italian peninsula.

Memories of the Warrior Kumagai: A Historical Novel

Put up 12 months be aware: First released in 1999

In this retelling of an outdated story, a warrior wrestles down an enemy commander in basic terms to find his foe is as younger as his personal son. Shaken and not able to abide through his accountability and slay the early life, he makes a decision to develop into a monk.

This recognized come upon among Kumagai no Jiro Naozane and Taira no Atsumori in the course of Japan's Heike wars has been a major a part of Japan's ancient and spiritual culture ever when you consider that. In Memoirs of the Warrior Kumagai, Donald Richie demanding situations and upends traditional models of this incident, whilst he vividly inspires the area of the 12th century jap warrior with uncompromising precision and authority.

The result's a old novel within the grand culture, a piece right now clean and undying.

Extra info for Biggles Delivers the Goods

Sample text

Maybe that's another reason why we kept our mouths shut about the affair. I never saw him again, nor heard of him. " "Not exactly. He gave himself up at Calcutta two months ago—but not, you may be sure, from any feeling of remorse or desire to do penance. Whatever else he may or may not be, he's a Chinaman, and to say that he hates the Japs for what they have done to China is to express his feelings mildly. He says—and it may be true—that the Japs in Shanghai decapitated his father for refusing to give them certain information.

Imagine all these logs floating on the water. They would provide a foundation steady enough to carry a brigade of tanks. All we have to do is to cover them with smooth planking and we have a landing deck. Li Chi says he has been sawing planks. " "I say, by Jove, that's an idea," declared Bertie, adjusting his eyeglass better to survey the scene. " "That's it," agreed Biggles. " inquired Algy, a trifle cynically. "I don't agree that they need see it," returned Biggles promptly. "The water is dark blue, seen from the air.

Went on Ayert, his one good eye glaring. "When he run away he sit along beach. Bimeby comes Salones with kabang. They not know he bad man. They think he Li Chi man. They sail him across strait to kampong. Pamboo go to Tamashoa. Tamashoa send him back in prahu to spy. He come. See white man. " Li Chi explained to Biggles and Ginger that Salones were a tribe of inoffensive natives, sea gipsies who wandered from island to island in the boats in which they lived, called kabangs. The kampong to which Ayert had referred was the local name for a village.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.62 of 5 – based on 31 votes