The Iron Pirate
by Max Pemberton
Publisher: Cassell & Co. 1893
Number of pages: 250
The story of a great gas-driven iron-clad pirate ship, capable of outpacing the navies of the world and terrorizing the Atlantic. There are scalawags, ships sinking, mysterious buckets of treasure, dingy drinking joints, keelhauling, the whole nine yards.
Home page url
Download or read it online for free here:
by Russell Thorndyke - Doubleday, Page & Company
Posing as a respectable vicar in Dymchurch in 18th century, Dr. Syn is actually the retired pirate Captain Clegg. Clegg, believed hanged in Rye, is no longer being sought by the authorities. However, country life proves too tame for Syn.
by William Clark Russell - Chatto & Windus
The ship Lovelace lay in the East India Docks, being newly arrived from an East India voyage. Her commander, Jackman, stood in her cabin and gazed in his glass; he looked at his face, and seemed to study it. There was a mark as of a blow...
by Henry de Vere Stacpoole - John Lane Co.
John Evans encounters his look alike, Malcolm Scott. When Scott is killed in an accident, Evans finds himself mistaken for Scott and decides to do some good in his new role... A novel with twists, turns, mystery and a sense of adventure.
by Edison Marshall - Little, Brown, and Company
Before the gray of dawn came over the land Bruce Duncan had started westward. He had no self-amazement at the lightning decision. He was only strangely and deeply exultant. The reasons why went too deep within him to be easily seen...