e-books in John Buchan category
by John Buchan - Doran , 1922
Dickson McCunn has sold his business and taken early retirement. As soon as he ventures out to explore the world, he is swept out of his bourgeois rut into bizarre and outlandish adventures, and forced to become a reluctant hero ...
by John Buchan - Hodder & Stoughton , 1941
Edward Leithen is given a year to live. Fearing he will die unfulfilled, he devotes his last months to seeking out and restoring to health Galliard, a young Canadian banker. Galliard is in remotest Canada searching for the River of the Sick Heart.
by John Buchan - W. Blackwood and Sons , 1906
A Lodge in the Wilderness (1906) is a quasi-novel about an imaginary conference arranged by a multi-millionaire, Francis Carey, at a lodge, Musuru, located on the East Kenyan Plateau some 9000 feet above sea level, to discuss Empire ...
by John Buchan - Feedbooks , 1924
Hannay is living peacefully in the Cotswolds, when he receives a request to help solve the mysterious kidnapping of the children of three prominent people. Given nothing to go on but a few clues, Hannay must track down the dastardly villains ...
by John Buchan - Houghton Mifflin , 1916
When his friend vanishes, Sir Edward Leithen is at first only mildly concerned. But a series of strange events that follow the disappearance convince Leithen that he is dealing with a sinister secret society. Their codename is 'The Power-House'.
by John Buchan - ManyBooks , 1915
A novel set during the beginning of the Jamestown Colony, a saga about one man's struggle to survive and even find love in a land beset by trade controls with England enforced by pirates, religious strife, harsh environmental conditions, and more.
by John Buchan - Thomas Nelson , 1910
Prester John, set more than a century ago in backwater South Africa, is the great grandfather of today's thrillers. A young hero confronts a massive uprising by tribesmen who wish to slaughter all the white settlers for a hundred miles around.
by John Buchan , 1935
A group of English and Scottish travelers become deeply involved in the machinations of three warring parties in an imaginary principality on the edge of the Tyrol. Adventure - romance - humor - good summer entertainment.
by John Buchan , 1916
This is a classic tale of espionage and adventure. Richard Hannay travels across war-torn Europe on the trail of a German plot and an Islamic Messiah. He moves in disguise through Germany to the Russian border in order to face his enemies.
by John Buchan - Grosset & Dunlap , 1915
Buchan's best-known thriller (made into a movie by Alfred Hitchcock). He introduces here his most popular hero, Richard Hannay, who is an ordinary fellow caught up in the dangerous and dramatic race against a plot to devastate the British war effort.