Edison Tesla Marshall (1894 -1967) was an American writer of adventure novels. As he travelled around the world he earned a reputation as a big game hunter and adventurer in search of story material. He called himself an expert tiger-hunter. He also wrote under the name of 'Hall Hunter'.
American Captain by Edison Marshall (1954) is a novel set in 1796 with Homer Whitman, American sailor, sailing with his ship to escape a failed romance. The ship was attacked by the Barbary pirates and Homer was given a debt to pay which took eighteen years, mostly in Africa. Free eBook
The Gentleman by Edison Marshall (1956). Desperate strife under an African sky, love's awakening, a long-awaited rendezvous on his native shore. Just a taste of what's in store for Creole gambler Edward Stono, raised in a hovel in a Charleston alley.
Gypsy Sixpence by Edison Marshall (1949). He was Romulus Brook, Lieutenant of the Queen's Tatta Lancers, and one of the best officers in the regiment. But he was a rogue whose gypsy blood sought adventure and flaunted the staid customs of his time.
Jungle Hunting Thrills by Edison Marshall (1947) are stories which were first published in magazines and are included in the book 'Shikar and Safari'. They are true stories of big-game hunting.
Shikar And Safari: Reminiscences Of Jungle Hunting by Edison Marshall (1947) are true stories of big-game hunting.
Dian Of The Lost Land by Edison Marshall (1935) is a Antarctic lost race adventure story.
Benjamin Blake: Son Of Fury by Edison Marshall (1941) is a novel set in London during reign of King George III.
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Great Smith by Edison Marshall (1943) is a biography of Captain John Smith as narrated by a nephew Samuel Smith.
The Upstart by Edison Marshall (1950) is a novel set in 18th-century England about an orphan who leads a group of ruffians but has been told of the possibility of nobility.
The Infinite Woman by Edison Marshall (1950) is the turbulent story of Lola Montoya - defiant child, beguiling woman, exotic dancer and mistress of a king.
Castle In The Swamp: A Tale Of Old Carolina by Edison Marshall (1951) is a novel of romantic suspense that takes place off the South Carolina coast, on a great Southern plantation.
The Viking by Edison Marshall (1951) is a rip-roaring historical adventure novel, featuring hunting, fishing, tense rivalries and battle after battle.
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The Bengal Tiger: A Tale Of India by Edison Marshall (1952) about the Sepoy Massacre in India. Also published under the title of 'The Rogue Gentleman'.
Caravan To Xanadu: A Novel Of Marco Polo by Edison Marshall (1953) is a novel set in the 13th century when Mediterranean Europe was in a passionate ferment and Marco Polo, the Venetian, was it's brightest symbol of adventure.
Cortez And Marina by Edison Marshall (1963) is an historical novel of Mexico at the time of the Spanish conquest which centers on conquistador Hernando Cortez and the Aztec princess who became his mistress, interpreter and advisor.
The Lost Colony by Edison Marshall (1964) is a novel about those colonists who settled Roanoke Island in 1587 and then disappeared.
Princess Sophia: A Novel Of Alaska by Edison Marshall (1958) "Here is Alaska in all its limitless grandeur - generous to some with its beauty and promise, cruel to others with its bitter winters, its vast, frozen landscapes." Free eBook