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David Crockett: His Life and Adventures

Read by Brett W. Downey


John Stevens Cabot Abbott


David "Davy" Crockett (August 17, 1786 – March 6, 1836) was a celebrated 19th century American folk hero, frontiersman, soldier an…

Fighting the Flying Circus

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Eddie Rickenbacker


This is the WWI memoirs of Medal of Honor winner, Capt Eddie Rickenbacker. He fought in and eventually became commander of the 94th "Ha…

Sergeant York and His People

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Sam K. Cowan


From a cabin back in the mountains of Tennessee, forty-eight miles from the railroad, a young man went to the World War. He was untutored in…

How to Write a Novel

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Anonymous


I address myself to the man or woman of talent—those people who have writing ability, but who need instruction in the manipulation of charac…

Eric Brighteyes

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H. Rider Haggard


The Saga of Eric Brighteyes is the title of an epic viking novel by H. Rider Haggard, and concerns the adventures of its eponymous principal…

King of the Khyber Rifles

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Talbot Mundy


Athelstan King is a British Secret Agent stationed in India at the beginning of WWI. He is attached to the Khyber Rifles regiment as a cover…

Rappaccini's Daughter

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Nathaniel Hawthorne


The story is set in Padua in a distant, but unspecified past. From his quarters, Giovanni, a young student of letters, observes Beatrice, th…

Tom of the Raiders

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Austin Bishop


Young Adult historical fiction of a young man joining the Union Army and taking part in the Great Locomotive Chase. (Summary by Brett Downey…

The Chronicles of Count Antonio

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Anthony Hope


How it fell out that Count Antonio, a man of high lineage, forsook the service of his Prince, disdained the obligation of his rank, set law …

12 - Jacob van Artevelde

In Saint George for England

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G. A. Henty


A tale written for children in 1885. It tells of a child of noble birth whose parents have fallen foul of the current royalty. He is placed …

13 - The White Ford

In Saint George for England

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G. A. Henty


A tale written for children in 1885. It tells of a child of noble birth whose parents have fallen foul of the current royalty. He is placed …

15 - The Siege of a Fortalice

In Saint George for England

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G. A. Henty


A tale written for children in 1885. It tells of a child of noble birth whose parents have fallen foul of the current royalty. He is placed …

20 - Poitiers

In Saint George for England

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G. A. Henty


A tale written for children in 1885. It tells of a child of noble birth whose parents have fallen foul of the current royalty. He is placed …

06 - The Melee

In Saint George for England

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G. A. Henty


A tale written for children in 1885. It tells of a child of noble birth whose parents have fallen foul of the current royalty. He is placed …

05 - The City Games

In Saint George for England

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G. A. Henty


A tale written for children in 1885. It tells of a child of noble birth whose parents have fallen foul of the current royalty. He is placed …

07 - The Young Esquire

In Saint George for England

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G. A. Henty


A tale written for children in 1885. It tells of a child of noble birth whose parents have fallen foul of the current royalty. He is placed …

08 - Off to the Wars

In Saint George for England

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G. A. Henty


A tale written for children in 1885. It tells of a child of noble birth whose parents have fallen foul of the current royalty. He is placed …

In The Mines

In The Young Carthaginian

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G. A. Henty


Typically, Henty's heroes are boys of pluck in troubled times, and this is no different. Detailed research is embellished with a vivid imagi…

The Sardinian Forest

In The Young Carthaginian

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G. A. Henty


Typically, Henty's heroes are boys of pluck in troubled times, and this is no different. Detailed research is embellished with a vivid imagi…

The Gaulish Slave

In The Young Carthaginian

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G. A. Henty


Typically, Henty's heroes are boys of pluck in troubled times, and this is no different. Detailed research is embellished with a vivid imagi…

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