No Man Hears – Three Novelettes – Honor and loyalty among fighting men, white and black, in the French colonies of Africa.
The Eye of Balamok – Dying of thirst in the Great Victoria Desert of Australia, a man finds a small hut built of stone next to a small fresh water spring. Inside the hut he finds a manuscript from an earlier traveler.
The Woman of the Pyramid — Netokris, incarnation of the Goddess Isis, Queen of Egypt, she who kills with the flick of a finger; Menni, governor of the Double Palace; and Berenice the slave girl; a love triangle that will play out over five thousand years.
Death Seeks For Congo Treasure – The blood-cries of the wild dogs, called the ‘Mad Ones,’ filled the jungle with savage terror and Ki-Gor, hunted as a criminal, follows a trail of lust and black murder to the cavern of the Golden Birds.
The Troyana Series is two novels, The Drums of Tapajos (1930) and Troyana (1932) written by Capt. S.P. Meek. Explorers probe the Amazon and find a lost city, the remnants of lost civilizations.
Troyana – The second of the “Troyana” series, Nankivell brings the adventurers back to Troyana to save it from a rebellion by the black robed Atlanteans.
The Drums of Tapajos – After World War I is over, four men journey into the wilds of the Amazon basin in search of treasure. Somewhere in there they find a lost civilization.
The Naked Truth and Other Stories – Five stories of head hunters in the South Pacific and the Europeans who try to stay out of their ways and keep their heads attached to their bodies.
War Stories – a collection of four early stories by John D. MacDonald of private wars fought against the larger backdrop of World War II.
Irregular Brethren and Other Stories – Three stories of outcasts, pirates and explorers on the fringes of civilization.
Captain Blood by Rafael Sabatini – While attending to some of the rebels wounded at the Battle of Sedgemoor, Dr. Peter Blood is arrested. He is convicted of treason and sentenced to slave labor in the Crown Colony of Barbados.
Steel Across the Desert – Three stories of life on the railroads, from sabotage during the building out of a new rail line, to the desperation of delivering much needed medicines through a flood.