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    okładka The Last Trail, Ebook | Zane Grey
    okładka The Last Trail, Ebook | Zane Grey

    „The Last Trail” is the 3rd and final instalment to the Frontier Trilogy by Zane Grey. The American Revolution is over, but the violence continues in the Ohio Valley. A woman is kidnapped from Fort Henry by a band of renegades and hostile Ohio Valley Indians. She’s fortunate to have protectors who will go to any length to rescue her. Now, Lewis Wetzel and Jonathan Zane take pursuit. With no hope of survival, they follow the trail into the unknown wilderness, vowing it to be...

    okładka The Lone Star Ranger, Ebook | Zane Grey
    okładka The Lone Star Ranger, Ebook | Zane Grey

    „The Lone Star Ranger” is a 1915 Western novel by American author Zane Grey. Set in Texas, the story revolves around the exploits of a band of Texas Rangers and Buck Duane, an outlaw on a quest for redemption. A captain of the Texas Rangers offers him a pardon and a ranger’s badge if he will infiltrate the gang of the shadowy figure known as „Cheseldine” who wields vast power in West Texas, and make it possible for the Rangers to break the gang’s hold on the region’s towns....

    okładka The Hash Knife Outfit, Ebook | Zane Grey
    okładka The Hash Knife Outfit, Ebook | Zane Grey

    The sequel to „The Drift Fence”, featuring the continuing story of Jim Traft and Molly Dunn and introducing Jim’s sister Glorianna, who finds more than she bargained for in the West. When Gloriana Traft came to Arizona to visit her tenderfoot brother Jim, trouble was rampant in Yellow Jacket. The notorious Hash Knife Outfit of rustlers and gunmen were stealing the ranchers’ cattle and terrorizing the beautiful valley. Guns would blaze and blood would run hot and red before ...

    okładka The Drift Fence, Ebook | Zane Grey
    okładka The Drift Fence, Ebook | Zane Grey

    Zane Grey evokes the atmosphere, hardships and possibilities of the Old West like nobody else. Leaving Missouri with no knowledge of cattle ranching, Jim Traft of Missouri is put in charge of building one hundred miles of fence on his uncle’s western ranch to prevent cattle from drifting. The job puts him in conflict with the local community and he must find a balance. There’s also the lovely Molly Dunn to distract him; but how can he hope to woo the sister of his chief ene...

    okładka The Heritage of the Desert, Ebook | Zane Grey
    okładka The Heritage of the Desert, Ebook | Zane Grey

    The novel begins in the desert of southern Utah. It is the 1870s. John Hare is a young cowboy who was rescued from sure death by a Mormon rancher by the name of August Naab. Naab puts him to work with an adopted daughter, Mescal, who tends his herd of sheep. Out in the open air, Hare not only recovers his health; he falls for Mescal in a big way. The greatest danger Hare faces though, is over Mescal, a half-Navajo shepherdess who is already promised in marriage to Naab’s fi...

    okładka The Light of Western Stars, Ebook | Zane Grey
    okładka The Light of Western Stars, Ebook | Zane Grey

    Madeline Hammond wanted more out of life than the superficial glitter of New York society. So she bought a ranch near the turbulent Mexican frontier and ended up getting more than she’d ever bargained for-and most of it trouble! She has a lot to learn about running a ranch in frontier New Mexico, but there is no question in her mind that she has to intervene when Gene Stewart, a cowhand who risked his life to save her honor, is scheduled to be hanged. And Madeline Hammond r...

    okładka Robbers’ Roost, Ebook | Zane Grey
    okładka Robbers’ Roost, Ebook | Zane Grey

    A classic story of imperiled love on the western frontiers of nineteenth-century America. Jim Tex Wall is searching for three men who killed his wife and stole his horses and finds them working for a gang of cattle rustlers engaged in a turf war with a rival gang of outlaws. Finding his horses he joins the gang that are now riding them. Caught in the battle between the gangs when one double-crosses the other, he now finds the man he is looking for. „Robbers’ Roost” tells th...

    okładka Riders of the Purple Sage, Ebook | Zane Grey
    okładka Riders of the Purple Sage, Ebook | Zane Grey

    „Riders of the Purple Sage” is Zane Grey’s best-known novel. Originally published in 1912, it was one of the earliest works of Western fiction and played a significant role in popularizing that genre. The story uses a third person narrator to tell the story from the point of view of two main characters Bern Venter and Jane Withersteen and a few minor characters. Jane Withersteen, Mormon-born Utah native, goes against her church when she befriends a young Gentile rider, Vent...

    okładka Sunset Pass, Ebook | Zane Grey
    okładka Sunset Pass, Ebook | Zane Grey

    When the train pulls into Wagontongue, the reader becomes Trueman Rock, returning to town after killing a man six years earlier. Now he returns to find trouble again, but this time his trouble is caused by love. Rock has fallen in love with Ash Preston’s woman, Thiry, and no man in the valley will let him get away with this. But Rock has faced harder men for lesser prizes, and he is willing to pay any price to win Thiry’s love. As with Romeo and Juliet, this undying love is...

    okładka The Border Legion, Ebook | Zane Grey
    okładka The Border Legion, Ebook | Zane Grey

    Only the love of the young Miss Joan Randle can melt the cold heart of Jack Kells, ruthless leader of a gang of desperados terrorizing the American borderlands. His cold eyes filled her with fear, but her goodness made something happen deep within him. Kells had a price on his head and on his heels. Now loving this woman could cost him his life...or it could make him a hero in this wild, dangerous land. There are classic Western elements: likable outlaws, the wild frontier,...

    okładka Nevada, Ebook | Zane Grey
    okładka Nevada, Ebook | Zane Grey

    First published in 1926 and 1927, „Nevada”, the suspenseful sequel to „Forlorn River”, continues to be one of Zane Grey’s most beloved novels. Four years after Nevada had killed three men to clear his friend’s name, Ben and Nevada are reunited, but fate again plays a mean trick, and Nevada becomes Jim Lacy again – killer, thief, rustler, and notorious gunman – in order to save Ben from financial ruin. In Nevada, another romantic couple comes along, Marvie Blaine, and the da...

    okładka The Desert of Wheat, Ebook | Zane Grey
    okładka The Desert of Wheat, Ebook | Zane Grey

    Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be a German in America and Canada during World War 1? Young farmer Kurt Dorn is torn between going to France to fight the Germans or staying in America to be with the woman he loves and to protect his wheat crop against saboteurs who question his loyalties. He struggles to come to terms with his deepest beliefs and his place in the world. A passionate novel of patriotic and anti-union propaganda, it portrays the anxieties of t...

    okładka Raiders of Spanish Peaks, Ebook | Zane Grey
    okładka Raiders of Spanish Peaks, Ebook | Zane Grey

    Laramie Nelson and partners Lonesome Mulhall and Ted „Tracks” Williams work their way out to eastern Colorado to Spanish Peaks Ranch. There they meet a family from Ohio that has come west to start a new life and hopefully allow the husband and father to get well in the high and dryer climate. They purchase a ranch and then are in the process of loosing everything. As they soon find out, though, this deserted fort is equally suited for both protection and imprisonment. In fa...

    okładka Majesty’s Rancho, Ebook | Zane Grey
    okładka Majesty’s Rancho, Ebook | Zane Grey

    „Majesty’s Rancho” is the sequel to „The Light of Western Stars”, both by Zane Grey. Here we meet the next generation at the ranch. It is wild with college age fun and a mix of gangsters meeting the old west. After Lance Sidway comes to the defense of beautiful Madge Stewart and ends up on the wrong side of the law, he escapes to Arizona and finds work on her father’s ranch. Fate certainly seems to want these two together! However, gangsters are rustling cattle from Stewart...

    okładka The Call of the Canyon, Ebook | Zane Grey
    okładka The Call of the Canyon, Ebook | Zane Grey

    From the master of the western novel comes a tale full of romance and adventure. This is the story of Carley Burch, a young wealthy socialite living in New York City. As the story begins soldiers are coming home from the trenches of WWI, many of them damaged physically and emotionally. Among them is Carley’s fiancé, Glenn Kilbourne. He goes West to find his health and himself, with the idea that he’ll return when all is well. They correspond until she eventually heads West ...

    okładka The Day of the Beast, Ebook | Zane Grey
    okładka The Day of the Beast, Ebook | Zane Grey

    „The Day of the Beast” is the story of Daren Lane and hundreds of thousands like him in the years immediately after the conclusion of WWI, disabled soldiers returning home to an America that simply didn’t want to be reminded of what just took place. His fiancée has forgotten him, his job has been filled, and his poor health is failing quickly. But Lane is not one to be kept down, and with the true love of a strong woman, Lane will overcome every tragedy. It is set in Middle...

    okładka Forlorn River, Ebook | Zane Grey
    okładka Forlorn River, Ebook | Zane Grey

    In „Forlorn River”, young Ben Ide is cast out by his rich dad, branded a wild horse hunter and possible rustler. Ide befriends a wounded man, whom he nicknames „Nevada.” Ide does the same for „Modoc,” an Indian he pulls out of a saloon. All three men form bonds of loyalty in their isolated state as they hunt wild horses in the California wilderness. Then the love of Ben’s youth returns after being away at college and an evil man has become his fathers partner and has spread...

    okładka Desert Gold, Ebook | Zane Grey
    okładka Desert Gold, Ebook | Zane Grey

    Which is the true treasure, love or money? Prospecting in an Arizona border town, Richard Gale sees the possibilities of passion and gold when he finds himself trying to save a beautiful Spanish heiress. Love, adventure, and more wait in the Old West of Zane Grey’s western classic „Desert Gold”. When Richard Gale arrives in the border country of Arizona, he hopes for a brand new start. He soon finds himself embroiled in local trouble, however, when he and an old friend – a ...

    okładka Lost Pueblo, Ebook | Zane Grey
    okładka Lost Pueblo, Ebook | Zane Grey

    Zane Grey is unrivalled in his mastery of the western scene... this is a charming and vintage story. Rich easterner Janey Endicott comes to Arizona with her father, where she is bored until she meets archeologist Phillip Randolph, who is investigating ancient Indian pueblos in the midst of the West’s wild culture. The distinct differences of personalities – she free and easy and wild, and he, quiet, reserved, „old fashioned” – is cause for quite interesting circumstances to...

    okładka Knights of the Range, Ebook | Zane Grey
    okładka Knights of the Range, Ebook | Zane Grey

    A true legend, Zane Grey has thrilled a generation of readers with his great stories of the American West. Holly Ripple, a young, headstrong woman, brought up in the upscale boarding schools of the east, has inherited her family’s cattle ranch in 1870s New Mexico, after the sudden death of her father. With the help of the ranch foreman and Renn Frayne, a newly hired hand; a outlaw seeking redemption, they organize a assorted group of cowboys to protect the herd, and the saf...

    okładka Arizona Ames, Ebook | Zane Grey
    okładka Arizona Ames, Ebook | Zane Grey

    This late-period Zane Grey is one of the best of his novels. Rich Ames didn’t set out to be a gunslinger – it was forced on him. After the bad guys try to „ruin” his twin sister Nesta, Ames grabs his pistols and the bloody gunfight follows. Unfortunately, his criminal actions forces him to flee from his beloved Nesta and his happy Tonto Rim home, pursued by the law and vengeful family members. Rich soon acquired the name „Arizona Ames” and for years after that fateful day h...

    okładka Thirty Thousand on the Hoof, Ebook | Zane Grey
    okładka Thirty Thousand on the Hoof, Ebook | Zane Grey

    Frontier story of Logan Hewitt and his wife Lucinda and their trials and travails as a pioneer family in Arizona. Story proceeds through development of the automobile and World War I. This is a tale of a single family, told mostly from the point of view of the woman who left comfort to move west and marry her sweetheart. It is also a very nice lens by which we can see the growth and change in this country. Through the Huetts’ eyes we see the world grow and change, while the...

    okładka Betty Zane, Ebook | Zane Grey
    okładka Betty Zane, Ebook | Zane Grey

    Zane Grey’s first trilogy – „Betty Zane”, „The Last Trail”, and „The Spirit of the Border” together in one volume. „Betty Zane” is an „Eastern” real life adventure story by Zane Grey based upon diaries kept by his great grandmother, Betty Zane, describing her life and adventures after she joined her brother’s family near what is now Wheeling, WV in the late 1700’s. It is the story of the last battle of the American Revolution, in which the heroine was a young, spunky, and b...

    okładka Avalanche, Ebook | Zane Grey
    okładka Avalanche, Ebook | Zane Grey

    Pearl Zane Grey (1872 – 1939) was an American author best known for his popular adventure novels and stories that presented an idealized image of the American frontier. Zane Grey is the author of 86 books, he is today considered the father of the Western genre, with its heady romances and mysterious outlaws. Raised together in the wild country of the Tonto basin, Jake and Verde grew up closer than brothers. But when they both fell in love with the same fickle woman, their f...

Czym są ebooki?

Ebooki to książki, których treść została zapisana w formie elektronicznej. Są nazywane również e-książkami, publikacjami elektronicznymi czy książkami elektronicznymi. Ebooki można odczytywać na komputerach i laptopach, ale są one przeznaczone głównie do czytania na urządzeniach przenośnych takich jak smartfony, tablety i przede wszystkim czytniki książek elektronicznych. Ebooki posiadające swoje pierwowzory w formie papierowej są jej odwzorowaniem. Posiadają wszystkie elementy obecne w „tradycyjnej” wersji, takie jak okładkę, ilustracje, spis treści, przypisy itp.

Niepodważalną zaletą ebooków jest to, że w odróżnieniu od drukowanej książki można w nich zmieniać rodzaj oraz wielkość czcionki, formatować tekst, a w zależności od posiadanego czytnika istnieje też możliwość wyszukiwania pojedynczych słów w tekście, dodawania zakładek i robienia notatek.

Formaty ebooków

Ebooki są dostępne w wielu formatach. Najpopularniejsze z nich, będące standardem dla publikacji elektronicznych, to EPUB, MOBI i PDF.

Epub

To nowoczesny format będący standardem publikacji ebooków. Format EPUB umożliwia zmienianie wielkości fontu, co pomaga dopasować jego rozmiar do ekranu. Ebooki w tym formacie najlepiej odczytywać na urządzeniach posiadających ekran eINK (elektroniczny papier), chociaż można je odczytać także na smartfonie czy tablecie. Format EPUB jest możliwy do odczytania na komputerze, jednak do tego celu konieczne jest zainstalowanie właściwego oprogramowania.

Mobi

Jest formatem ebooków wykorzystywanym przez czytniki firmy Amazon – Kindle (oraz na innych urządzeniach i programach dostępnych na rynku). Publikacje MOBI są zapisane w formacie Mobipocket, można więc pobrać je na dowolny sprzęt elektroniczny posiadający oprogramowanie umożliwiające odczytanie plików MOBI. Format ten jest oparty na języku HTML, dlatego jego wyświetlanie jest możliwe na urządzeniach mobilnych.

PDF

To format zapewniający taki sam wygląd strony jak w wersji papierowej – w tym formacie podział na strony jest sztywny. PDF służy do długoterminowego archiwizowania elektronicznych danych i może być odczytywany na większości komputerów, laptopów, smartfonów, czytników czy tabletów.