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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

  • The Earth For Sale: 'How perilous life will become on earth, When the great breed of man has covered all''

    by Harold Munro ...
    Harold Edward Monro was born on 14th March 1879 at 137 Chaussée de Charleroi, Saint-Gilles, Brussels. He was the youngest of the three surviving children to Edward William Monro, a civil engineer, and his wife and first cousin, Arabel Sophia. When Munro was only nine his father died.Monro, and his sister Mary, were raised by their widowed mother, who later married again in 1910 to Sir Daniel ... Read more

    $1.99 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

    $26.99 USD

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

    by Dav Pilkey ...
    Illustrated by Dav Pilkey ...
    Book 4 - Captain Underpants
    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 Case of the Perilous Palace (The Wollstonecraft Detective Agency, Book 4)

    Illustrated by Kelly Murphy ...
    Book 4 - The Wollstonecraft Detective Agency
    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

  • 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

    $13.99 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 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

    $9.99 USD

  • Princes of Sandastre

    The Perilous Quest for Lyonesse Book 1

    BOOK ONE OF THE PERILOUS QUEST FOR LYONESSEIn the year of Our Lord 1403, as England smoulders with suppressed rebellion, young Simon Branthwaite sets sail across the Atlantic in search of the lost realm of Lyonesse. His quest will take him to Rockall, a land wreathed in legend; a land of weird beasts and wondrous happenings, of great beauties and terrible dangers.And there begin adventures ... Read more

    $4.99 USD $2.99 USD

  • Audiobook

    Captain Underpants and the Perilous Plot of Professor Poopypants (Captain Underpants #4)

    by Dav Pilkey ...
    Audiobook 4 - Captain Underpants


    1 hour 3 min

    The fourth book in Dav Pilkey's mega-bestselling Captain Underpants series, now available in Sound-O-Rama!George and Harold are fourth-grade buddies who love practical jokes. When their latest prank drives their science teacher over the edge, their clueless principal, Mr. Krupp, quickly hires a replacement: Professor Pippy P. Poopypants. Of course, George and Harold can't resist making fun of the ... Read more

    $10.99 USD or free with audiobook trial

  • The Lords of the Stoney Mountains

    The Perilous Quest for Lyonesse Book 2

    BOOK TWO OF THE PERILOUS QUEST FOR LYONESSEIt is time for Simon Branthwaite to leave Sandarro, the city where he has lingered since reaching the fabled island of Roackall. Bidding a farewell to his new-found love, Princess Ilven, he sets out with Prince Avran to continue his quest for the lost realm of Lyonesse, heading toward the Stoney Mountains where many an adventure awaits them...The Lords of ... Read more

    $4.99 USD $2.99 USD