The Last Trail, by the famous writer of Westerns, Zane Grey, is the story of his ancestor, Jonathan Zane, and the National Trail. Pioneer action!
The Grand Babylon Hotel by Arnold Bennett in another adventure story. This one starts with an American millionaire buying a London hotel and trying to learn the basics of luxury hotel operation while his daughter starts falling in love with a prince. But there’s been more going on, behind the scenes, than just a few stolen towels! Your assumptions (and the millionaire’s) will constantly be turned on their heads. (You can tell I thought seriously about reading this book.) Fun stuff!
Trailin’ by Max Brand is the story of a young man whose father is shot in his own front yard. Determined to find the killer and get revenge, he must travel from his aristocratic life in the east to the rigor and danger of the West.
A Master of Mysteries, by L.T. Meade and Robert Eustace. (Yep, Sayers’ co-writer — that Eustace.) When you encounter strange supernatural phenomena and need an investigator — who ya gonna call? The Master of Mysteries!