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AN ADVENTURER’S SEVEN POINT GUIDE TO LIVING AN INTERESTING LIFE

AN ADVENTURER’S SEVEN POINT GUIDE TO LIVING AN INTERESTING LIFE

Preface by National Geographic Explorer-in-residence  Meave Leakey. 120 colour & b/w photos.  6.6″ x 9.5″ A Who’s Who of 120 contemporary adventurers—with names like Survivorman Les Stroud, Robert Ballard, Jean-Michel Cousteau, Sea Hunter Jim Delgado, Bertrand Piccard, the Trieste’s Don Walsh, Lucy discoverer Don Johanson, seven summits pioneer Pat Morrow, National Geographic Explorer-in-residence Wade Davis… Read More

ADVENTUROUS DREAMS, ADVENTUROUS LIVES

ADVENTUROUS DREAMS, ADVENTUROUS LIVES

Preface by National Geographic Explorer-in-residence Meave Leakey. 120 colour & b/w photos. 6.6″ x 9.5″ A Who’s Who of 120 contemporary adventurers—with names like Survivorman Les Stroud, Robert Ballard, Jean-Michel Cousteau, Sea Hunter Jim Delgado, Bertrand Piccard, the Trieste’s Don Walsh, Lucy discoverer Don Johanson, seven summits pioneer Pat Morrow, National Geographic Explorer-in-residence Wade Davis… Read More

Thai Gold

Thai Gold

High in the Himalayas a Buddhist monk is savagely murdered,  his monastery ransacked and stolen is  Asia’s  most sacred icon: the jewel-encrusted  head of Gautama Buddha.  When a wealthy client calls on adventurer Lee Rivers to track down the priceless treasure, he  doesn’t expect to be pitted against ruthless  drug traffickers, bloodthirsty Sikhs, cold-blooded   Russian… Read More

Opium Dream

Opium Dream

Kublai Khan’s long lost tomb site is discovered  in Afghanistan’s Desert of Death!  Adventurer Lee Rivers is sent in to recover the greatest find of his career as an antiquities collector.  He never expected  it would  lead to  entrapment in a  brilliant conspiracy to destroy  Western civilization! Why people are trying to kill him in… Read More

The Manila Galleon

The Manila Galleon

The Manila galleon was the richest  treasure ship sailing between Acapulco and Manila for 250 years. The Manila Galleon is two adventure-thrillers dovetailing chapter-by-chapter—one in 1704, the other today.  Protagonists in each—one an innocent young privateer from the frontier town of New York;  the other a jaded National Geographic writer  from modern Manhattan—share a mystery:… Read More

Westward from New Amsterdam

Westward from New Amsterdam

Westward from New Amsterdam : The Schoonover Epic: Thirteen Generations: One Branch, One Tree, One Forest A Family History everyone can use—$25US if for an email link to the book (by Dropbox, but you don’t need the program to receive it) but $28US if for a DVD to cover shipping. The work is so massive… Read More

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Nepal Gold

Nepal Gold

This is Thai Gold renamed for Nepalese and Indian readers by my publishers  there because of the strong plot-and-action connection with Nepal. It’s also the third name (The Bangkok Collection/Thai Gold/Nepal Gold) and fourth publisher since this adventure-thriller first came out in 1987.  I’m a leg man and this one has great legs! Set in… Read More

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The Bangkok Collection

The Bangkok Collection

This is the original Seal-Bantam hardbound edition of The Bangkok Collection from 1988. The title morphed into Thai Gold and Nepal Gold.  I’m pleased and proud that all these years later the tale  is still on sale somewhere in the world.  So far it has found four different publishers. Click to order hardbound from Amazon:… Read More

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