books about: smuggler
Beneath A Smuggler's Moon
Faced with the prospect of becoming a servant in the home of her social-climbing step-brother and his wife, Jane Evans strikes out on her own after the death of her mother. She becomes the companion of Lady Minerva McAllister who hires her never suspecting that she is secretly the scandalous Lady J___ authoress of books lampooning the follies of high society in Victorian London. But Lady Minerva has skeletons in her own family closet, most ...
Curse of the Kingsmans
Storm Publishing, 2014
Eighteen year old Beth Darney is spending her first season in Restoration London. She wants to see the sights of the great city, but her parents hope she will ensnare a rich nobleman for a husband. On an outing to Newgate market with her cousins, she becomes separated from them and is lured into an alley by a gang of ruffians. She is saved by a tall, gallant stranger who escorts her safely home. Handsome, heroic and aristocratic, Henry ...
Susanna and the Spy
Anna Elliott, 2011
What if the man you loved was a smuggler--or a spy? Jobless and nearly destitute, Susanna Ward intends only to find work as a governess. She certainly has no intention of contacting her family, who cast off her father and scorned her mother years ago. But a chance encounter with a figure from her past suggests that her estranged grandfather was murdered, and that his death was connected to a local ring of smugglers, led by a mysterious figure ...
Luck of the Devil: My Life as a Drug Smuggler
Travis Cody, 2014
Forget "The Sopranos", "Breaking Bad", "Weeds", "Blow" or any other show that has tried to show the mafia or drug dealer lifestyle. Luck of the Devil is the REAL story of what actually happened "behind the scenes" in the world of drug smuggling in the 1970's and 1980's as told by someone who actually lived it. Luck of the Devil follows Jack Collins fresh out of the Navy in 1969 as he heads to Miami. There, he falls into the hippie ...
#1 New York Times bestselling author Johanna Lindsey returns to the dazzlingly passionate world of the Malorys, an aristocratic family of rakehell adventurers and spirited ladies, in a thrilling new tale of unbridled desires. James Malory sets sail for America to honor a promise he made to his in-laws: His and Georgina’s daughter, Jacqueline, will have her come-out in America. Judith and Jacqueline Malory are not simply cousins; they are ...
Random House Trade Paperbacks
Now updated with a new Epilogue and Afterword, photos of Enrique and his family, an author interview, and more, this is the definitive edition of a classic of contemporary America. Based on the Los Angeles Times newspaper series that won two Pulitzer Prizes, one for feature writing and another for feature photography, this astonishing story puts a human face on the ongoing debate about immigration reform in the United States. Now a beloved ...
Simon & Schuster, 2012
From the glittering beaches of the Caribbean to a final harrowing showdown in the Amazonian rain forest comes a breakneck tale of danger, intrigue, and depravity. Cat Catledge is a happy man. A self made multi millionaire at fifty, he has a loving wife and a beautiful teenaged daughter. And after years of hard work, he is taking his family on the ultimate dream sabbatical: a two year cruise to the South Pacific via the Panama Canal, aboard his ...
The Pride of the King
Lillis and Jaymes, 2013
For readers who like a little romance with their historical fiction. Wickedly inviting, the dark side of life has always seduced Lauren De Beauville. With copper-colored tresses and the smile of a pirate this young adventuress throws caution to the wind and leaps into a quagmire of temptation that is 18th Century New York. Will she survive her constant craving for danger? Dazzled by glamour, Lauren plays a deadly game joining a group of ...
The Pirate's Widow
She ran from the hangman's noose into the arms of love. Callie Llewellyn sailed the world as the wife of the notorious pirate Kit Llewellyn. Along with Kit and his crew, she is sentenced to hang at London's Execution Dock. But Kit engineers her escape and she flees taking Jem Wicke, Kit's cabin boy, with her. Seeking safety and anonymity, they settle in St. Swithin, a tiny village on the Cornish coast. There she catches the eye of Sir ...
The Mystery of Smugglers Cove (The Mystery Series, Book 1)
Are you up for a thrilling adventure? When twelve year old Joe and his two younger sisters visit Smugglers Cove for the summer holidays, they get caught up in a thrilling adventure that is beyond their wildest imagination. Follow the children as they flee down a river, are chased by ferocious dogs, locked up in an old manor, get lost at sea, expose a spy, and more! Book 1 in The Mystery Series, this adventure novel is set in 1950's ...
As a boy he dreamed of being a spy undercover behind enemy lines. As a man he found himself undercover for God. Brother Andrew was his name and for decades his life story, recounted in God's Smuggler, has awed and inspired millions. The bestseller tells of the young Dutch factory worker's incredible efforts to transport Bibles across closed borders-and the miraculous ways in which God provided for him every step of the way. Revell and Chosen now ...
If You Were Mine (The Cavendish Mysteries Book 1)
Rebecca King, 2013
If You Were Mine - Book 1 Isobel is willing to do anything to secure her own future, and that includes climbing out of a window in the middle of the night to flee her abusive uncle. With nothing more than a few coins in her pouch and the clothes on her back, she disappears into the night wholly unprepared for the stark reality of life on the streets. He was too late to save her. Vowing vengeance upon the uncle responsible for her brutal ...
Thai Stick: Surfers, Scammers, and the Untold Story of the Marijuana Trade
Columbia University Press
Located on the left bank of the Chao Phya River, Thailand's capital, Krungthep, known as Bangkok to Westerners and "the City of Angels" to Thais, has been home to smugglers and adventurers since the late eighteenth century. During the 1970s, it became a modern Casablanca to a new generation of treasure seekers, from surfers looking to finance their endless summers to wide-eyed hippie true believers and lethal marauders left over from the Vietnam ...
A Fine Caprice - A Regency Romance
Confronted with an intolerable marriage to a man she cannot abide, Caprice Lambert decides to take refuge with her childhood friend and flees to Dorset and sanctuary. Dressed as a stableboy, she is determined not to return until her parents see reason and abandon their ridiculous plans. But things go sadly awry when, upon arriving at what she thinks is her destination, she finds herself in the wrong house entirely. What initally seems like a ...
Smuggler's Glory (The Star Elite Series)
Rebecca King, 2013
Smuggler's Glory - The Star Elite Series (Book 2) If there is one thing Simon Ambrose absolutely hates, it is small villages. They are full of gossips and busybodies who thrive on other people's misery. As one of the Star Elite’s more hardened members, he is far from happy to be sent to a small, run-down tavern in a small village hidden in the wilds of Bodmin Moor. His reluctance to be there is soon forgotten when it becomes apparent ...
Enrique's Journey: The True Story of a Boy Determined to Reunite with His Mother
Delacorte Books for Young Readers
Adapted for young people, this edition of Enrique’s Journey is written by Sonia Nazario and based on the adult book of the same name. It is the true story of Enrique, a teenager from Honduras, who sets out on a journey, braving hardship and peril, to find his mother, who had no choice but to leave him when he was a child and go to the United States in search of work. Enrique’s story will bring to light the daily struggles of ...
Smuggler's Moon (The Raveneaus in Cornwall Book 1)
Boxwood Manor Books, 2014
A marriage begun in deception… Feisty Julia Faircloth is used to managing the lives of her eccentric relatives, so when darkly dangerous Lord Sebastian Trevarre arrives in Bath and proposes to her shy sister Sarah, she switches places with the bride to save her from a shockingly carnal wedding night. Against his better judgment, Sebastian consummates a marriage to the most provoking, appealing woman he’s ever known, then is forced to ...
The Dragon's Bride
One of Jo Beverley's most popular novels-a tale of treasure, temptation, and tantalizing pleasure. Con Somerford, the new Earl of Wyvern, arrives at his fortress on the cliffs of Dover to find a woman from his past waiting for him-pistol in hand. The magic they once shared was destroyed by youthful arrogance and innocence, but can they seize the passion that comes along only once-or twice- in a lifetime?
The Last Command (Star Wars: The Thrawn Trilogy, Vol. 3)
This story begins five years after the events of the "Star Wars" film "Return of the Jedi". Hopes are dim in the fragile New Republic as Grand Admiral Thrawn and his clone soldiers mount a final siege, threatening the Republic's ruin.
Among Thieves: A Tale of the Kin
View our feature on Douglas Hulick's Among Thieves . Drothe has been a member of the Kin for years, rubbing elbows with thieves and murderers in the employ of a crime lord while smuggling relics on the side. But when an ancient book falls into his hands, Drothe finds himself in possession of a relic capable of bringing down emperors-a relic everyone in the underworld would kill to obtain.
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