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  • The Perilous Life of Jade Yeo

    by Zen Cho ...
    For writer Jade Yeo, the Roaring Twenties are coming in with more of a purr--until she pillories London's best-known author in a scathing review. Sebastian Hardie is tall, dark and handsome, and more intrigued than annoyed. But if Jade succumbs to temptation, she risks losing her hard-won freedom--and her best chance for love. ... Read more

    $2.99 USD

  • The Perilous Life of Symphony Orchestras

    This book analyzes the economic challenges facing symphony orchestras and contrasts the experience of orchestras in the United States (where there is little direct government support) and abroad (where governments typically provide large direct subsidies). Robert J. Flanagan explains the tension between artistic excellence and financial jeopardy that confronts most symphony orchestras. He analyzes ... Read more

    $44.99 USD

  • Ungentle Goodnights

    Life in a Home for Elderly and Disabled Naval Sailors and Marines and the Perilous Seafaring Careers That Brought Them There

    Ungentle Goodnights uses the records of the United States Naval Asylum (later the United States Naval Home), a residence for disabled and elderly sailors and Marines established by the U.S. government, to describe the lives of the 541 men who were admitted there as lifetime residents between 1831 and 1866. The records of the Naval Asylum are an especially rich source for discovering these lower ... Read more

    $25.19 USD

  • In Search of a Kingdom

    Francis Drake, Elizabeth I, and the Perilous Birth of the British Empire

    “FASCINATING . . . Dramatic and timely.” —New York Times Book Review, Editors' ChoiceIn this grand and thrilling narrative, the acclaimed biographer of Magellan and Columbus reveals the singular adventures of Sir Francis Drake, whose mastery of the seas during the reign of Queen Elizabeth I changed the course of history.“Entrancing . . . Very good indeed.” —Wall Street JournalBefore he was ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • The Perilous Road to Rome & Beyond

    The Memoirs of a Gordon Highlander

    by Edward Grace ...
    The author fought with the 6th Battalion of the Gordon Highlanders during the campaigns of 1st Army in Tunisia and in Italy thereafter. As a young platoon commander he and his men were in the thick of the fighting. Wounded during the desperate action at Anzio, he wrote notes of all that had happened in exact detail and the result is a memoir both fresh and authentic. This is one of the most ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • Captain Underpants and the Perilous Plot of Professor Poopypants: Color Edition (Captain Underpants #4) (Color Edition)

    by Dav Pilkey ...
    Illustrated by Dav Pilkey ...
    series Captain Underpants #4
    Professor Pippy P. Poopypants takes over science class at Jerome Horwitz Elementary in the fourth book in this #1 New York Times bestselling series by Dav Pilkey, the author and illustrator of Dog Man!George and Harold are fourth-grade buddies with a penchant for practical jokes. When the boys' latest prank drives their science teacher over the edge, their clueless principal, Mr. Krupp, quickly ... Read more

    $5.99 USD

  • The Perilous Tower

    by Ian Irvine ...
    series The Gates of Good & Evil #3
    The terrifying Merdrun are invading – and the world no longer has an army.Karan and Llian fled to the future to save their gifted nine-year-old daughter, but two days later Sulien far-sees the Crimson Gate reopen. The Merdrun are back, this time for good. And Santhenar, after the 160-year Lyrinx War and the decade of chaos that followed, is in ruins.Within days, its greatest cities fall to the ... Read more

    $5.99 USD

  • The Lost Diary of Don Juan

    An Account of the True Arts of Passion and the Perilous Adventure of Love

    It was a time of discovery and decadence, when life became a gamble and the gold that poured endlessly into the port of Sevilla devalued money, marriage, and love itself. In the midst of these treacherous times, Juan Tenorio is born and then abandoned in the barn of a convent. Raised secretly by the nuns, he learns to love and worship all women and wants nothing more than to be a priest, until he ... Read more

    $15.99 USD

  • The Perilous Adventures of the Cowboy King: A Novel of Teddy Roosevelt and His Times

    by Jerome Charyn ...
    Teddy Roosevelt comes to comic life in Jerome Charyn’s “tremendous[ly] fun . . . delightful novel” (Ron Charles, Washington Post).Widely considered “one of our most rewarding novelists,” Jerome Charyn “has upped the ante” (Larry McMurtry) by re-creating the voice of Theodore Roosevelt through his derring-do adventures as New York City police commissioner, Rough Rider, and soon-to-be twenty-sixth ... Read more

    $13.09 USD

  • Romance of the Perilous Land

    A Roleplaying Game of British Folklore

    series Osprey Roleplaying
    Romance of the Perilous Land is a roleplaying game of magic and adventure set in the world of British folklore, from the stories of King Arthur to the wonderful regional tales told throughout this green and pleasant land. It is a world of romantic chivalry, but also of great danger, with ambitious kings, evil knights, and thieving brigands terrorising the land, while greedy giants, malevolent ... Read more

    $20.09 USD

  • Crusoe, Castaways and Shipwrecks in the Perilous Age of Sail

    by Mike Rendell ...
    “Fascinating” stories of real-life people and events that inspired the author of the classic adventure novel Robinson Crusoe (Historical Novel Society).This book looks at some of the stories that inspired Daniel Defoe, author of Robinson Crusoe—stories of bravery, determination, and good fortune, as well as human negligence, sheer stupidity, and bad luck. In addition to an overview of Defoe’s life ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • The Case of the Perilous Palace (The Wollstonecraft Detective Agency, Book 4)

    Illustrated by Kelly Murphy ...
    series The Wollstonecraft Detective Agency #4
    The history-mystery-science series continues as the Wollstonecraft Detectives--Ada Byron Lovelace and Mary Shelley--take on a case by royal request.Ada's imperious grandmother has absolutely shut the Wollstonecraft Detective Agency down--until they get a case from a princess, that is.The princess Alexandrina Victoria, age 9 (who will grow up to be Queeen Victoria), is the most closely watched girl ... Read more

    $7.99 USD