Book List in Order: 13 titles


  • Charles John Cutcliffe Hyne (1865-1944) was raised in Yorkshire and attended Cambridge University. The Lost Continentis his best-known work, although his tales of Captain Kettle, a dashing Raffles of the sea, were also extremely popular. He wrote his...



  • Captain Kettle is a most engaging scoundrel. Small, truculent, with a little red beard, he has a code of honour which causes him to stick at nothing in his employer's interests, and is always pulling him up when he is on the point of making his own f...



  • A classic "lost race" story, with all of the required elements: a seductive empress, a straight-arrow hero, battles, escapes, sorcery, and earth-shattering cataclysms Eminently readable and very entertaining, without any profundity to distract a fan...



  • Captain Kettle is a most engaging scoundrel. Small, truculent, with a little red beard, he has a code of honour which causes him to stick at nothing in his employer's interests, and is always pulling him up when he is on the point of making his own f...





  • This story deals with the participants in an expedition that successfully captures the presidency of a Central American republic. It is very exciting, the incidents being fresh and daring with not too much reliance placed on coincidence....



  • Captain Kettle is a most engaging scoundrel. Small, truculent, with a little red beard, he has a code of honour which causes him to stick at nothing in his employer's interests, and is always pulling him up when he is on the point of making his own f...




  • The finest tale ever written of fabled Atlantis, The Lost Continent is a sweeping, fiery saga of the last days of the doomed land. Atlantis, at the height of its power and glory, is without equal. It has established far-flung colonies in Egypt and ...







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    The finest tale ever written of fabled Atlantis, The Lost Continent is a sweeping, fiery saga of the last days of the doomed land. Atlantis, at the height of its power and glory, is without equal. It has established far-flung colonies in Egypt and Ce...



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    Charles John Cutcliffe Hyne (1866-1944) was also known by the pen name Weatherby Chesney. He is remembered as the author of The Lost Continent: The Story of Atlantis, as well as his Captain Kettle stories. This is the fifth of twelve novels in the Ca...



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    Attired in high rubber thigh boots and leather-bound black oilskins ..... Frontispiece He came and stood with one foot on Kettle sbreast in the attitude of a conqueror .. .40 The little army could only march in single file .. 96 You insolent little b...



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    Charles John Cutcliffe Wright Hyne (1866-1944), also known by the pen name Weatherby Chesney, was a British novelist. His most well known character is Captain Kettle, who first appeared as a side character in the novel Honour of Thieves (1895). His f...