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Adventure (121 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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How to Kill God

By: Raven Kreetion; Siris Kane

Religion has misinterpreted God for its own financial gain. Willfully manipulating and detaching mankind from creation and nature for the sole purpose of keeping it under control. My book exposes that.

If the name of God is written on all things then how is killing the planet for profit not taking that name in vain?

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Aaricia and the Noland Army

By: Richard Shekari

An epic tale of adventure that features Aaricia; a young woman having being betrayed by a loved one, lost her family and her home, must find a way to raise an elite army to help reclaim all she’s lost. Bestowed with a remarkable gift to communicate with a rare kind of beast, and armed with a handful of mercenaries, she must rise to face the most revered ruler in all the lands; the evil Queen, and swayer of the great kingdom of Azzodonia.

"You? A woman?!" Dirty Simo laughed. "You want to fight the great Azzodonian army?" He mocked the lady standing in front of him, who was dressed in a long, hooded cape. His belly, grotesquely obese, pushed forward as he almost choked on laughter before asking the next question. "Are you mad?" A teardrop formed in the corner of his eye, and saliva dribbled down his chin as he spoke. Dirty Simo's attire consisted of an old, torn doublet that was indicative of his lowly sta...

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First Footnote : Thermonuclear Radiation Decoded, Volume 4

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

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. Its' genesis is fundamental as it presently overshadows our existence for good...or evil! Antiquity reveals it is germane to life; also is instrumental in its' formation as...

CREATOR made thermonuclear light; without Himself and this light, was not any thing made that was made. This light or radiation is what the stars are formed by. In Genesis this process is mysteriously encrypted thru the term ‘star’ and ‘light.’ Creator then made a beautiful angel to take care of this powerful force; Genesis was to introduce the force and the troubled angel (and Savior from this dilemma) that is referred to in several other books of the Bible as well.

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Tony on the Moon - The Sayings of Barnaby Frog : A series of illus...

By: Tony James Moon

This series is arranged in levels of reading difficulty ranging from 1 to 5. The easiest is level 1, the hardest level 5. All these books are royalty free and can be copied used printed and distributed, scrawled on walls, acted out in plays and told (very slowly) to your pet dog, if you don’t have a dog a cat will do, but hamsters do not listen as they only speak Spanish. They are designed to be easily read on a computer and can be printed on standard A4 size pap...

Bats are umbrellas That fly at night, Bats are nice fella's For umbrellas.

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Do Not Be Afraid, I Am Always With You

By: Rev. James G. Davis

I wrote this little book for a very special girl I know who is sometimes afraid. I’m not going to mention her by name, but she knows who she is. I know she doesn’t like to be afraid, but sometimes all of us are afraid, even though none of us want to be afraid. Things happen in our lives and before we know it we’re afraid. It doesn’t feel good to be afraid. None of us like feeling afraid. This little book is for her to use with her mom and dad. I hope there are some t...

When I’m afraid, it helps me to take a few deep breathes and to remember Jesus is always with me – in my mind and in my heart – blessing me with whatever I need to get through the scary times in my life. Doing this almost always helps me calm down, do what I need to do, and be at peace even though I might still be afraid.

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The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

By: L. Frank Baum; Jon Koons, Editor

This edition includes the entire text of L. Frank Baum's The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. Also included are a Foreword by author/actor Jon Koons; an Afterword by actor Danielle Manente; and information and photos about THE MAKING OF THE AUDIOBOOK.

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The Price of Being With Sunita

By: Michael Graeme

paranormal, adventure, speculative, fantasy, romance, mystery, literary

If you can read the mind and sense the feelings of anyone near, it might come in handy, I suppose, but at what cost? What if someone you love is smiling at you, but thinking something else, so you know the smile is false? Would you really want to know the truth, or would you rather be oblivious? Would you not rather cover the truth with pretence in order to spare your feelings?

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Concepte de securitate

By: Adrian Danut Dobre

Securitatea este gradul de rezistență la, sau protecție împotriva unei vătămări. Aceasta se aplică oricărui activ vulnerabil și valoros, cum ar fi o persoană, locuință, comunitate, element, națiune sau organizație. După cum s-a menționat de către Institutul de Securitate și Metodologii Deschise (Institute for Security and Open Methodologies - ISECOM) în OSSTMM 3, securitatea oferă "o formă de protecție în care se creează o separare între active și amenințare." Aceste ...

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铁血除弊追踪(中)卷 : 夜伤鹰

By: 夜伤鹰 夜伤鹰 夜伤鹰

(一) 汗水在梁复生的脸上,如珠如豆,渐渐侵着结痂的伤口而下流。麻药过后产生的剧痛撕裂了他的心肺,梁复生的眼睑皮颤抖着,眼皮随着神经一跳一跳的抖动着,牙齿疼的咯咯作响,复生的潜意识里似乎感知到自己还活着,一只还没残废的手揪住床单猛的一拉,硬是让自己在昏迷中挺了过来,他缓缓地睁开双眸,余光打量了下周遭的环境,看到周围四处寂静,只剩下自己孤零零地躺在病床上,内心不免泛起一阵涟漪,心中默念:真乃英雄落寞! 很快一阵剧烈的疼痛从神经末梢传递至心头,他甩头望了一眼身体的右侧,发现一只手被炸没了,见到此景,梁复生的眼神中顿生绝望之情。 他饥肠辘辘浑身无力,后背的汗滴黏着湿漉的木板床,在冰冷的湿气作用下直往骨髓里透,钻心一般的疼痛使得他的眼角里闪现出泪花来,梁复生仰天长啸大喝了一声:起来! 这个时候外面的门“吱呀”一声被一股莫名的外力弹开,只闻见”嗖“地一声,走廊上搐起一股阴森之风,那阴风夹着几片树叶直径卷入屋内。 粱复生下意识地瞭起眼皮,露出一条细缝来,隐隐约约地见到黄蒲诚穿着一件素不考究的深蓝粗布衣裳,从门外缓缓步入屋内,朝着他的方向走...

(一) 汗水在梁复生的脸上,如珠如豆,渐渐侵着结痂的伤口而下流。麻药过后产生的剧痛撕裂了他的心肺,梁复生的眼睑皮颤抖着,眼皮随着神经一跳一跳的抖动着,牙齿疼的咯咯作响,复生的潜意识里似乎感知到自己还活着,一只还没残废的手揪住床单猛的一拉,硬是让自己在昏迷中挺了过来,他缓缓地睁开双眸,余光打量了下周遭的环境,看到周围四处寂静,只剩下自己孤零零地躺在病床上,内心不免泛起一阵涟漪,心中默念:真乃英雄落寞! 很快一阵剧烈的疼痛从神经末梢传递至心头,他甩头望了一眼身体的右侧,发现一只手被炸没了,见到此景,梁复生的眼神中顿生绝望之情。 他饥肠辘辘浑身无力,后背的汗滴黏着湿漉的木板床,在冰冷的湿气作用下直往骨髓里透,钻心一般的疼痛使得他的眼角里闪现出泪花来,梁复生仰天长啸大喝了一声:起来! 这个时候外面的门“吱呀”一声被一股莫名的外力弹开,只闻见”嗖“地一声,走廊上搐起一股阴森之风,那阴风夹着几片树叶直径卷入屋内。 粱复生下意识地瞭起眼皮,露出一条细缝来,隐隐约约地见到黄蒲诚穿着一件素不考究的深蓝粗布衣裳,从门外缓缓步入屋内,朝着他的方向走...

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Saving Rose Green

By: Richard Shekari

Saving Rose Green is a short story that tells the tale of Rose Green, who is an inch away from unravelling the truth when the key witness to exposing one of the ugliest crimes committed is killed. Thinking she is backed by the most trusted organisation, she got caught up in the never-ending war between two worlds and their idea of a free world.

“Hi, do you speak English?” said the white slim lady to the nurse at the reception. “No, I did not go to Harvard because I am an Arab woman whose parents are low income earners!” answered the nurse. “I’m sorry, I didn’t mean it that way!” responded the white lady. “Maybe an identification and a ‘please’ added to your question would make your approach benign, don’t you think?” said the female nurse with a straight face staring straight into her eyes. “I am Rose Green...

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Otheris and the Serpents of Qhudrus

By: Richard Shekari

Following the fall of the most guileful witch in all the lands, young Otheris set on a journey for a much bigger task. This task was nothing other than to bring the heads of the Serpents of Qhudrus, after the king made him an offer he could not refuse.

“Let go of me Otheris!” cried the old witch in her black cloak as she struggled to free her neck from his grip, he kept walking and didn’t care to look back as he dragged her down the village, “Let me go!” she barely choked struggling with mucus all over her face and his hand. Other than her creaky old voice, only the chirping of the crickets and the hooting of the owls could be heard. Otheris uttered no words as he tugged her. “Please Otheris son of Delial, have mercy...

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