By H. G. Wells
After being shipwrecked somewhere in the Pacific Ocean, Edward Prendick finds himself stranded on a strange and deceivingly breathtaking South Seas island where two other people live, a doctor Moreau and his assistant. Soon Pendrick discovers the evil and sadistic doctor has been experimenting on the animal inhabitants of the island, creating bizarre proto-humans. Will Pendrick become Moreau’s next test subject?
The Sea Hawk is another pirate adventure novel penned by Rafael Sabatini, author of Captain Blood. It was originally published in 1915 and is set in the late 16th century.
Sir Oliver Tressilian, a typical English sea-faring gentleman, is villainously betrayed by his jealous half-brother and is accused of murder. Sir Oliver is kidnapped off the Cornish coast, and forced to serve as a slave on a Spanish galley.