Action & Adventure

    • Ahab's Return
      Jeffrey Ford

      Reimagines the end of Herman Melville's Moby Dick and has Captain Ahab return to the mainland to search for his wife and child who have moved from Nantucket to New York after Ishmael erroneously reported his demise.

    • A Big Ship at the Edge of the Universe
      Alex White

      They're all on a race against time to hunt down the greatest warship ever built. Some think the ship is lost forever, some think it's been destroyed, and some think it's only a legend, but one thing's for certain: whoever finds it will hold the fate of the universe in their hands.

    • The Black God's Drums
      P. Djeli Clark

      In an alternate New Orleans caught in the tangle of the American Civil War, the girl named Creeper yearns to escape the streets for the air by earning a spot on-board the airship Midnight Robber . Creeper plans to earn Captain Ann-Marie's trust with information she discovers about a Haitian scientist and a mysterious weapon he calls The Black God's Drums.

    • The Explorers Guild. Volume One, Passage to Shambhala
      Jonathan Baird

      Set against the backdrop of WWI, with western civilization on the edge of calamity, the Guild is on a quest to find the golden city of Buddhist myth. The search will take them from the Polar North to the Mongolian deserts, through the underground canals of Asia to deep inside the Himalayas, before the fabled city finally divulges its secrets and the journey plays out to its startling conclusion.

    • Gale Force
      Owen Laukkanen

      Playing it safe in spite of significantly reduced profits, McKenna and her Alaskan salvage boat crew take a last-chance job helping an imperiled freighter only to discover that it contains valuable cargo that is being targeted by powerful enemies.

    • Gideon's Sword
      Douglas Preston

      At age 12, Gideon Crew witnessed the brutal murder of his father. More than 20 years later, Gideon gets his revenge. But then a mysterious witness steps forward to confront Gideon on his crime--and offer him the chance of a lifetime.

    • The Invisible Library
      Genevieve Cogman

      Irene is a spy for the mysterious Library, a shadowy organization that collects important works of fiction from all of the different realities. Most recently, she and her assistant Kai have been sent to an alternative London. Their mission: Retrieve a particularly dangerous book. The problem: By the time they arrive, it's already been stolen.

    • Jimmy Bluefeather
      Kim Heacox

      Canoe carver Keb Wisting and his grandson James, who is despondent after a logging injury derails the future he envisioned, embark on a great canoe journey into the wild Alaska.

    • Madness is Better Than Defeat
      Ned Beauman

      In 1938, two rival expeditions set off for a lost Mayan temple in the jungles of Honduras, one intending to shoot a screwball comedy on location, the other intending to disassemble it and ship it home. Twenty years later, when a rogue CIA agent learns that both expeditions are still out in the wilderness, he embarks on a mission to exploit the temple as a geopolitical pawn.

    • The Risk Agent
      Ridley Pearson

      When a Chinese national working for an American-owned construction company is kidnapped along with his one-man security detail, Rutherford Risk, a firm specializing in hostage recovery, recruits two outsiders to aide in the victims return. First in a series.

    • Robots of Gotham
      Todd McAulty

      In a futuristic world dominated by a fascist coalition of machines, a businessman survives a rogue war attack and teams up with a Russian medic and a damaged robot to stop a genocidal machine conspiracy. A fast-paced, sci-fi adventure.

    • The Strangler Vine
      Miranda Carter

      While tracking down a missing writer who has exposed the true nature of Calcutta society in 1837 India, a young soldier with few prospects, a secret political agent and a master of disguise are drawn into the mysterious Thuggee cult and its even more ominous suppression.

    • Trigger Mortis
      Anthony Horowitz

      In the world of Grand Prix, there’s an attempt by the Russians to sabotage a race at, the most dangerous track in Europe. Bond is in the driving seat but events swiftly take an unexpected turn, pitching him into an entirely different race with implications that could change the world.

    • Vintage
      David Baker

      A humorous and evocative debut novel about a food journalist's desperate attempt to save his career--and possibly, his marriage--by tracking an extremely valuable bottle of wine stolen by the Nazis over half a century ago.

    • We Are Pirates
      Daniel Handler

      Gwen is fourteen, a student, a swimmer and a best friend. But she'd like to be an adventurer and an outlaw. She teams up with a new, fierce friend and some restless souls. They head for the open sea, stealing a boat to commit mayhem in the San Francisco Bay, and hunt for treasure.