The Kidnapped President
by Guy Boothby
Publisher: Ward, Lock & Co. 1902
Number of pages: 336
How well I remember the day on which I was appointed fourth officer of the ocean liner Pernambuco, running from London to South America. I should here remark that I held a second officer's certificate, but I was, nevertheless, glad enough to take what I could get, in the hope of being able to work my way up to something better...
Home page url
Download or read it online for free here:
by Guy Boothby - D. Appleton and Company
Originally published in 1899, 'Pharos, the Egyptian' is a thriller with romance and supernaturalism. A very sinister old man, Pharos, proves to be Ptahmes, a mummy who has survived through the centuries with full magical powers.
by Guy Boothby - D. Appleton and company
For a moment after he realized the true state of affairs Godfrey was spellbound with terror. Was it just possible that he would be able to head the horse off from the pit? ... it would be the end of all things as far as Miss Devereux was concerned.
by Guy Boothby - L. C. Page & co.
I am of course prepared to admit that there are prettier places on the face of this earth of ours than Singapore; there are, however, few that are more interesting, and certainly none that can afford a better study of human life and character...
by Guy Boothby - ManyBooks
Mr. Boothby is at his best in this romance, which is characterized by unflagging interest and by most stirring adventures in which Dr. Nikola plays a leading part. 'Dr. Nikola' was considered one of the most thrilling stories ever published.