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  • James Oliver Curwood

    A wilderness story of adventure and intrigue in Alaska in the...read more

  • James Oliver Curwood

    Here is a story of Alaska, circa 1920. Mary Standish, a hauntingly-beautiful, mysterious young woman and Alan Holt, a native of the Tundra, meet aboard the NOME as it steams for Alaska via the Inside Passage. Mary was running from someone or something, back in Seattle where she came aboard. She reveals a part of her secret to Alan and then commits a stunning act that haunts Alan even as he returns to the Tundra. This act bears tremendous consequences for Alan and the entire territory of Alaska which culminates in a blazing gun...read more

  • James Oliver Curwood

    Baree, the son of a grey wolf and a black dog, was born in the vast Canadian wilderness. He learns about nature and his fellow animals by trial and error-fighting with owls and playing with beavers. Being alone in the wild, he desperately seeks to join a pack of wolves, but they see him as a dog, and he is driven away. If the wolves are treacherous, Baree soon learns that humans are worse. He is shot, beaten, and trapped, but he soon learns to take care of himself. After fighting alone against the world, Baree befriends an indian maiden, Nepeese, and he finds his purpose in...read more

  • James Oliver Curwood

    The Country Beyond, subtitled A Romance In the Wilderness, is a story of “Jolly” Roger McKay, an outcast on the run from the law; Nada, the girl he falls in love with; and Peter, the devoted mixed-breed dog who links the two together as no human could, as action, adventure, and romance take them through the Northwest Canadian wilderness in search of The Country...read more

  • James Oliver Curwood

    For three years the grim chase had continued. Hanging like a wolf to the trail of...read more

  • James Oliver Curwood

    Listen to The Country Beyond with a movie-style soundtrack and amplify your audiobook experience. The Country Beyond, subtitled A Romance In the Wilderness, is a story of "Jolly" Roger McKay, an outcast on the run from the law; Nada, the girl he falls in love with; and Peter, the devoted mixed-breed dog who links the two together as no human could, as action, adventure, and romance take them through the Northwest Canadian wilderness in search of The Country...read more

  • James Oliver Curwood

    In the early 1900's, Jolly Roger McKay, a big-hearted outlaw who never hurt a fly, is pursued for years by the Royal Northwest Mounties, through the Northwest Canadian wilderness. At one of his hiding places, he falls in love with a local young woman, Nada, but feels inferior to her. The puppy Peter, devoted to both the outlaw and Nada, follows him through everything; as we listeners wonder if they will ever find...read more

  • James Oliver Curwood

    Listen to The Danger Trail with a movie-style soundtrack and amplify your audiobook experience. Chicago engineer Jack Howland is sent to the edge of the Canadian barren lands north of Prince Albert to establish a train route through some of the most trecherous terrain in North America. He would soon learn that it was not only the terrain that was forbidding, as he begins to understand why the previous engineers sent on the same mission had been forced to give up the task and flee back to the south. Mysterious visitors, suspicious characters, strange apparent coincidences, and one particularly mysterious girl meet Howland at every turn in this suspenseful tale of adventure, excitement,...read more

  • James Oliver Curwood

    Engineer and our hero, Jack, is directed into the depths of the Canadian wilderness to construct a train route where all of the other previous men have failed or inexplicably disappeared... From one of the masters of the adventure and western genres comes a stunning and suspenseful tale that even manages to throw in a nice all be it mysterious romance into the...read more

  • James Oliver Curwood

    A tale of mystery, romance, and honor, as David Carrigan must choose between his duty as an officer of the law and a girl who holds him captive; a girl who Carrigan thinks he may have fallen in love with no less! Who is this strange girl Jean-Marie, and why won’t she give him his freedom? And who are the people that she surrounds herself with along the great Canadian rivers and wilderness barrens and forests of the...read more

  • James Oliver Curwood

    David Carrigan, a Royal Northwest Canadian Mounty always gets the job done. Or does he? Will he catch Black Roger Audemard and escape his captors as they traverse thousands of miles of Northern rivers and forests? A classic, escapist adventure action saga with all the right ingredients - suspense, atmosphere, action, good characters and...read more

  • James Oliver Curwood

    Flower of the North finds Philip Whittemore on an adventure which takes him up the Churchill River of northern Canada to a land which he thought he knew. However, tucked in among the rocks and hills lies an unfamiliar outpost which he's been told is called Fort o' God whose inhabitants and history are shrouded in mystery. It is Jeanne D'Arcambal and her protector Pierre who have told him of this place, but there is so much which they haven't told him, including who they really are, where they come from, and their clouded past. (Summary by Roger...read more

  • James Oliver Curwood

    This wonderfully old-fashioned adventure, love and detective story set in the Northern Canadian wilderness of the early 1900's will entertain and charm the listener like no other! The hero has to save his business from unfamiliar enemies and in the process falls in love with an attractive young woman who lives in a mysterious hidden old...read more

  • James Oliver Curwood

    James Curwood wrote many adventures of the far north. By 1909 he had saved enough money to travel to the Canadian northwest, a trip that provided the inspiration for his wilderness adventure stories. The success of his novels afforded him the opportunity to return to the Yukon and Alaska for several months each year, which allowed him to write more than thirty such books. The Canadian North is often referred to as "God's Country" God’s Country is a tale of adventure, mystery and...read more

  • James Oliver Curwood

    After two hellish years on the rim of the Arctic, Philip Weyman stumbles back toward civilization, half-starved and half-crazy. He stumbles onto Josephine Adare, a beautiful woman living alone in the wilderness. She asks for his help, \"I need you to pose as my husband to help me save my home from a band of outlaws and cutthroats.\" She persuades him to stay and fight for her. But he has no idea he will be joining a battle with the silent strength of the Cree Nation as his ally. Nor does he realize, the final battle will require every ounce of his strength and...read more

  • James Oliver Curwood

    In The Gold Hunters we find 3 men in search of a treasure of gold hidden away in the upper reaches of the Canadian wilderness. One, a young white man, another his half breed friend, and the third the wise old Indian sage who communes with the wilderness as only his people have done through the generations. The 3 men know the gold is there, they had found the map which is leading them to it. Yet it seems that the map is leading them to places that don't exist, and each day finds a new adventure and new dangers which they must overcome if they are to achieve their reward. (Introduction by Roger...read more

  • James Oliver Curwood

    This is the sequel to THE WOLF HUNTERS as Rod, Wabi and Mukoki return for more adventures. In their possession is the secret of a great fortune. Romance, adventure and discovery awaits them as they start on that most thrilling of all trails, the trail of gold. The big silent North, mysterious in its age-old desolation, was just ahead of them. They were about to bury themselves in its secrets, to wrest from it the yellow treasure it guarded. They tingled excitedly at thoughts of encounters in that unknown world inhabited only by the things in the...read more

  • James Oliver Curwood

    An adventure classic by James Oliver Curwood with a thrilling set-up: three men, a map and a hidden treasure... A young white man, his half breed friend, and an Indian sage who communes with the wilderness, all know the gold is hidden somewhere in the north Canadian wilderness. But is the map really reliable? This work is packed with almost nonstop adventure and action! Artist Bio Author: James Oliver Curwood (1878-1927), was an American action-adventure writer. At the time of his death the highest paid (per word) author in the world(!) Artist Bio Jack Brown: Jack Brown is a passionate reader of classic and genre oriented literature. He enjoys creating high quality audio...read more

  • James Oliver Curwood

    An adventure classic with a thrilling situation: a young white man, his half breed friend, and an Indian sage who communes with the wilderness, are in search of a treasure hidden somewhere in the north Canadian wilderness. But is the map reliable? This work is crammed with almost nonstop adventure and...read more

  • James Oliver Curwood

    With but two years of service in the RNMP Philip Raine finds himself somewhat unwillingly on the trail of Bram Johnson, wanted for murder and a wild, untamed and savage man who commands a pack of wolves as his brethren. But most peculiar of all is the snare which Bram had had in his posession and had somehow lost. It was a golden snare intricately woven out of the finest, most delicate flaxen hair of a woman. But what could possibly be the relationship between this half-human murderer and a woman who could have borne a crown of such beauty and elegance? The mystery of Bram Johnson and his wolves and the golden snare becomes one which Raine feels compelled to unravel even as he pursues the...read more