The House Of The Four Winds

Set in the fictional Central European country of Evallonia the novel follows Scottish visitors in the overthrow of a corrupt republic and the restoration of the monarchy. It is a...

The Island Of Sheep

Hannay is called by an old oath to protect the son of a man he once knew, who is also heir to the secret of a great treasure. He obtains help from Sandy Arbuthnot, now Lord...

The Blanket Of The Dark

Set during the early part of Henry VIII's reign, the story revolves around a young clerk Peter Pentecost, who proves to be a descendent of Henry of Buckingham and, thus, has a...

The Far Islands

John Buchan (1875-1940) was a Scottish writer, barrister, and member of Parliament and later become Baron Tweedsmuir and governor-general of Canada. While he was most famous for...

Five Short Stories by John Buchan

John Buchan (1875-1940) was a Scottish writer, barrister, and member of Parliament and later become Baron Tweedsmuir and governor-general of Canada. While he was most famous for...

The Wind in the Portico

Colonel John Buchan, 1st Baron Tweedsmuir (1875 - 1940) was a Scottish novelist, historian and politician. He is best known for his mystery and ghost stories.The Wind in the...

The Last Secrets / The Final Mysteries Of Exploration: (illustrated Edition)

ContentsLhasa -- The gorges of the Brahmaputra -- The North Pole -- The Mountains of the Moon -- The South Pole -- Mount McKinley -- The Holy Cities of Islam -- The exploration of...

Mr Standfast

Dick Hannay is called out of uniform by his old comrade, spymaster Sir Walter Bullivant, and sent to Fosse Manor in the Cotswolds to receive further instructions. He must pose as...

The Gap In The Curtain

At a country house, five guests gather and are chosen by a brilliant scientist to take part in a shocking experiment which will let them glimpse one year into the future. However,...

The Dancing Floor

An eminent lawyer Edward Leithen becomes close friends with Vermon Milburne through unusual circumstances of chance. Milburne divulges that since childhood he has had a recurring...

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