Hunted by a Jaguar

Eternal Mates Paranormal Romance Series Book 4

Author: Felicity Heaton

Publisher: Felicity Heaton

ISBN: 1909306630

Category: Fiction

Page: N.A

View: 6724

New York Times and USA Today Best-selling paranormal romance author Felicity Heaton presents Hunted by a Jaguar (Eternal Mates Paranormal Romance Series Book 4) A jaguar shifter with a dark secret, Kyter has spent his entire life running from his demons. When a tragedy takes him back to his pride’s village, he is set on a path of vengeance that will see him collide with the terrible ghosts of his past and a beautiful vision of his future. Iolanthe deals in finding artefacts for discerning clients, but this time her client is one of the deadliest men in Hell and her mission has the highest stakes imaginable. Failure is not an option when your life is on the line, but things take a dangerous turn when she crosses paths with a handsome and mysterious male on the hunt for the same artefact—a male who declares she is his eternal mate. Can Iolanthe resist Kyter’s wicked allure and find the artefact before he does? Can Kyter face his demons and win the heart of his fated female? Or will this deadly game of cat and mouse claim both of their lives? Books in the Eternal Mates Paranormal Romance Series Book 1: Kissed by a Dark Prince Book 2: Claimed by a Demon King Book 3: Tempted by a Rogue Prince Book 4: Hunted by a Jaguar Book 5: Craved by an Alpha Book 6: Bitten by a Hellcat Book 7: Taken by a Dragon Book 8: Marked by an Assassin Book 9: Possessed by a Dark Warrior - Coming in 2016 Book 10: Haunted by the King of Death - Coming in 2016

Dark Prince

Author's Cut Special Edition

Author: Christine Feehan

Publisher: Avon

ISBN: 9780062019554

Category: Fiction

Page: 480

View: 7839

Enter the enchanting world of the Carpathians, where dark adventure, mystery, and love await, and the desires of two daring hearts unite in one irresistible passion A telepathic hunter of serial killers, Raven Whitney’s work has drained her body and spirit, and now, in need of rest and rejuvenation, she embarks on a vacation far from home. The powerful leader of the Carpathians—a wise and secret ancient race that thrives in the night—Mikhail Dubrinsky is engulfed by despair, fearful of never finding the mate who can save him from the encroaching darkness. From the moment they meet, Raven and Mikhail are helpless to resist the desire that sparks between them. But just as fate unexpectedly brings these life mates together, malevolent forces threaten to destroy them and their fragile love. With an additional 100 pages of new material, Christine Feehan’s magnificent tale of forbidden love mesmerizes as never before. Experience Dark Prince as it was always meant to be!

Hunted by a Jaguar

Eternal Mates Romance Series

Author: Felicity Heaton

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781909306837

Category: Demonology

Page: 220

View: 3110

"New York Times and USA Today best-selling author Felicity Heaton presents: " Hunted by a Jaguar (Eternal Mates Romance Series Book 4) A jaguar shifter with a dark secret, Kyter has spent his entire life running from his demons. When a tragedy takes him back to his pride's village, he is set on a path of vengeance that will see him collide with the terrible ghosts of his past and a beautiful vision of his future. Iolanthe deals in finding artefacts for discerning clients, but this time her client is one of the deadliest men in Hell and her mission has the highest stakes imaginable. Failure is not an option when your life is on the line, but things take a dangerous turn when she crosses paths with a handsome and mysterious male on the hunt for the same artefact-a male who declares she is his eternal mate. Can Iolanthe resist Kyter's wicked allure and find the artefact before he does? Can Kyter face his demons and win the heart of his fated female? Or will this deadly game of cat and mouse claim both of their lives?

Hunted by the Jaguar

Author: Bonnie Vanak

Publisher: Harlequin

ISBN: 148802376X

Category: Fiction

Page: 304

View: 4051

Return to the seductive world of Bonnie Vanak's Darklighters in her tantalizing series The Ancients. Stranded miles from home, Darklighter Ariana Fuller has few ways to protect herself from the enemy hunting her—except to let her demon side take control over the angelic half of her soul. The last man she wants to come to her rescue is jaguar shifter Daimon Nelson, the man who claimed her virginity and still tempts her like no other. Though Ariana fears giving in to erotic abandonment will free her inner demon, Daimon's scorching kisses and wicked aura of sensuality make her forget all common sense. She tries to resist his allure, but Daimon is equally resolved to complete his mission of seduction. He must mate with Ariana to absorb her dark powers before they are unleashed—and before the enemy can claim her for himself… Originally published in 2011.

Turned by a Tiger

Eternal Mates Paranormal Romance Series Book 12

Author: Felicity Heaton

Publisher: Felicity Heaton

ISBN: 1911485008

Category: Fiction

Page: N.A

View: 3616

On the verge of bleeding out and hunted by his merciless torturers, Talon has no choice but to seek sanctuary at Underworld, a nightclub run by a jaguar shifter liable to kill him on sight for being a tiger shifter male. What he finds in the old warehouse isn’t the grim shadow of Death though but an angel of mercy, one who offers him salvation and revenge—one who happens to be his fated mate. Tending bar at Underworld is never dull when you’re a mortal surrounded by immortals, but when a gorgeous tiger shifter covered in blood stumbles into the club, and set’s fire to her boss’s temper, Sherry’s entire world is in danger of being turned on its head. Something about the mysterious warrior has her stepping in to save him, something that ignites her heart and stirs her soul, and no matter how fiercely she fights it, she can’t hold herself back. When Talon reveals the name of his captors, and his plan to head back in to save his friends, will Sherry be brave enough to embrace the feelings he stirs in her and step deeper into the world of immortals? And will Talon be strong enough to resist the lure of Sherry to protect his family’s secret or will he risk everything to claim his eternal mate? Discover a passionate, lush, and powerful paranormal romance world packed with dark elves, vampires, demons, fae, shifters and angels from New York Times and USA Today Best-Selling Paranormal Romance Author Felicity Heaton in the Eternal Mates series: Book 1: Kissed by a Dark Prince Book 2: Claimed by a Demon King Book 3: Tempted by a Rogue Prince Book 4: Hunted by a Jaguar Book 5: Craved by an Alpha Book 6: Bitten by a Hellcat Book 7: Taken by a Dragon Book 8: Marked by an Assassin Book 9: Possessed by a Dark Warrior Book 10: Awakened by a Demoness Book 11: Haunted by the King of Death Book 12: Turned by a Tiger Book 13: Tamed by a Tiger - Coming Summer 2017 Book 14: Treasured by a Tiger - Coming Summer 2017 Book 15: Unchained by a Forbidden Love - Coming in 2017

Tempted by a Rogue Prince

Eternal Mates Paranormal Romance Series Book 3

Author: Felicity Heaton

Publisher: Felicity Heaton

ISBN: 1909306622

Category: Fiction

Page: N.A

View: 4554

New York Times and USA Today Best-selling paranormal romance author Felicity Heaton presents Tempted by a Rogue Prince (Eternal Mates Paranormal Romance Series Book 3) An elf prince on the verge of losing himself to the darkness, Vail is maddened by the forty-two centuries he was under the control of a witch and forced to war with his brother. Now, he roams Hell seeking an escape from his terrible past and the heads of all who bear magic. When demons of the Fifth Realm capture him, he sees a chance to end his existence, but when he wakes in a cell to a beautiful female, he finds not death but his only shot at salvation—his true fated mate. Captured by the enemy of the Third Realm when the war ended, Rosalind has spent months in the cells of the Fifth Realm with her magic bound, forced to heal the new king’s demon warriors, and haunted by the lives she has taken. When she’s brought to heal an unconscious man, she discovers her only hope of escape has come in the form of her worst nightmare and the first part of a prediction that might spell her doom—a devastatingly handsome and dangerous dark elf prince. Unwilling to fall under the control of anyone ever again, Vail must escape before the Fifth King can use him as a pawn in a deadly game of revenge, but he cannot leave without Rosalind, the woman who looks at him with dark desire in her stunning eyes and awakens a fierce hunger in his heart. A witch who drives him mad with need even as the darkness within whispers she will enslave him too. Can Rosalind escape her fate as they embark on a journey fraught with danger and resist the temptation of her rogue elf prince? And can Vail overcome the memories that madden him in order to seize his chance for salvation and the heart of his fated female forever? Books in the Eternal Mates Paranormal Romance Series Book 1: Kissed by a Dark Prince Book 2: Claimed by a Demon King Book 3: Tempted by a Rogue Prince Book 4: Hunted by a Jaguar Book 5: Craved by an Alpha Book 6: Bitten by a Hellcat Book 7: Taken by a Dragon Book 8: Marked by an Assassin Book 9: Possessed by a Dark Warrior - Coming in 2016 Book 10: Haunted by the King of Death - Coming in 2016

Kissed by a Dark Prince

Eternal Mates Paranormal Romance Series Book 1

Author: Felicity Heaton

Publisher: Felicity Heaton

ISBN: 1909306606

Category: Fiction

Page: N.A

View: 5132

USA Today Best-selling paranormal romance author Felicity Heaton presents Kissed by a Dark Prince (Eternal Mates Paranormal Romance Series Book 1) Olivia thinks it’s her lucky night when a dangerously handsome unconscious fae ends up on her inspection table. He’s her chance to redeem herself with her employer, the demon-hunting organisation, Archangel. But when the tall, dark and deadly immortal warrior awakes, she gets much more than she bargained for… Attacked by his enemy in the elf kingdom, the last thing Prince Loren expects when he comes around is a beautiful angel watching over him and medical technology of the mortal realm. Hazy from his injuries, all he can focus on is the pulse ticking in her throat and the sweet allure of her blood. One single bite reveals she is his eternal mate, triggering a bond between them that will leave him weakened until it is completed… or broken, and pulling Olivia into the crossfire of his ancient feud. To protect his people and his mate from the machinations of a madman, Loren must risk everything by working with Olivia at Archangel to find a way to break the bond blossoming between them. But will Loren be strong enough to place duty before desire and give up the one thing he has waited millennia for and craves above all others—his eternal mate? And will Olivia be able to resist the incredible heat that burns between them and the temptation of her dark prince’s kiss? Books in the Eternal Mates Paranormal Romance Series Book 1: Kissed by a Dark Prince Book 2: Claimed by a Demon King Book 3: Tempted by a Rogue Prince Book 4: Hunted by a Jaguar Book 5: Craved by an Alpha Book 6: Bitten by a Hellcat Book 7: Taken by a Dragon Book 8: Marked by an Assassin Book 9: Possessed by a Dark Warrior - Coming in 2016 Book 10: Haunted by the King of Death - Coming in 2016

Taken by a Dragon

Eternal Mates Paranormal Romance Series Book 7

Author: Felicity Heaton

Publisher: Felicity Heaton

ISBN: 1909306665

Category: Fiction

Page: N.A

View: 7545

New York Times and USA Today best-selling author Felicity Heaton presents: Taken by a Dragon (Eternal Mates Paranormal Romance Series Book 7) Possessed by a need to save a beautiful Amazon warrior from the vision he witnessed, Loke snatched her from the midst of the battle between the Third and Fifth realm of the demons, and carried her to his home deep in the black mountains of Hell to protect her. But as the fierce little female awakens, he finds she’s anything but grateful, and his dragon instincts roar to life to warn she might be more to him than an enemy—she might be his fated female. Anais remembers meeting a handsome warrior in the heat of battle, a man who was her enemy but who looked at her with eyes that held dark heat and wicked promises. When she wakes to find that same dragon shifter has taken her captive, desire is the last thing on her mind, but escaping him to return to Archangel, the hunter organisation she works for, sounds less than appealing when he reveals the reason he took her—to stop her from dying. Can Loke protect Anais from the dangers of his realm and how far will he go to save her from the future he keeps witnessing? Can Anais resist the fierce attraction that burns between them as hot as fire and stay true to Archangel or will her heart be taken by the dragon? Books in the Eternal Mates paranormal romance series: Book 1: Kissed by a Dark Prince Book 2: Claimed by a Demon King Book 3: Tempted by a Rogue Prince Book 4: Hunted by a Jaguar Book 5: Craved by an Alpha Book 6: Bitten by a Hellcat Book 7: Taken by a Dragon Book 8: Marked by an Assassin Book 9: Possessed by a Dark Warrior - Coming in 2016 Book 10: Haunted by the King of Death - Coming in 2016

A Boy and a Jaguar

Author: Alan Rabinowitz

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 0544358872

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

View: 636

2015 Schneider Family Book Award Winner Alan loves animals, but the great cat house at the Bronx Zoo makes him sad. Why are they all alone in empty cages? Are they being punished? More than anything, he wants to be their champion—their voice—but he stutters uncontrollably. Except when he talks to animals… Then he is fluent. Follow the life of the man Time Magazine calls, "the Indiana Jones of wildlife conservation"as he searches for his voice and fulfills a promise to speak for animals, and people, who cannot speak for themselves. This real-life story with tender illustrations by Catia Chien explores truths not defined by the spoken word.

Haunted by the King of Death

Eternal Mates Paranormal Romance Series Book 11

Author: Felicity Heaton

Publisher: Felicity Heaton

ISBN: 1909306525

Category: Fiction

Page: N.A

View: 922

New York Times and USA Today Best-Selling Paranormal Romance Author Felicity Heaton presents: Haunted by the King of Death (Eternal Mates Paranormal Romance Series Book 11) A ruthless vampire warrior, Grave Van der Garde rules the mercenary Preux Chevaliers with an iron fist, determined to retain his hard-won position as one of the most powerful men in Hell and his reputation as the heartless King of Death. But beneath the cold façade beats the heart of a vampire torn between love and hate, ripped in two directions by a single ethereally beautiful female—his fated phantom mate. Driven by her phantom instincts, Isla used a spell to make her solid in order to deceive the vampire who killed her sister’s demon mate and have revenge on him, condemning him with a single kiss to become a phantom too. But her plan took an unexpected turn when she fell in love with him, and with her new life, and the night she betrayed him shattered both of their hearts. Now, he lives to make her suffer through their connection, one that is fading with them as they begin to slip into the phantom world, and she must face the monster she created if she is to save herself and the vampire she still loves. With a demon from Grave’s past determined to destroy him and everything he holds dear, and the clock ticking down to their inevitable doom, can he and Isla overcome their past and their pride to work together to secure the future they both desire deep in their hearts? Or will death finally catch up with the vampire king and his phantom mate? Paranormal Romance Books in the Eternal Mates Series Book 1: Kissed by a Dark Prince Book 2: Claimed by a Demon King Book 3: Tempted by a Rogue Prince Book 4: Hunted by a Jaguar Book 5: Craved by an Alpha Book 6: Bitten by a Hellcat Book 7: Taken by a Dragon Book 8: Marked by an Assassin Book 9: Possessed by a Dark Warrior Book 10: Awakened by a Demoness Book 11: Haunted by the King of Death - Coming in Summer 2016

Possessed by a Dark Warrior

Eternal Mates Paranormal Romance Series Book 9

Author: Felicity Heaton

Publisher: Felicity Heaton

ISBN: 1909306681

Category: Fiction

Page: N.A

View: 2728

New York Times and USA Today Best-Selling Paranormal Romance Author Felicity Heaton presents: Possessed by a Dark Warrior (Eternal Mates Paranormal Romance Series Book 9) A powerful warrior and commander of the dark elf legions, Bleu is a loyal and devoted male, and one who has never failed in anything—except one thing. Love. When an elusive female dragon shifter surfaces in Hell again, giving him a mission to hurl himself into, he gladly returns to his hunt for her and the deadly blade she stole from his prince seven centuries ago, but as he closes in on his prey, fate reveals she is far more than his enemy. Having escaped from the black market arena and her life as a slave, Taryn sets her sights back on the task she began seven hundred years ago when her brother stole a precious sword, but in the three centuries she’s been a captive, everything has changed. Corrupted by a craving for power, her brother has become dangerously obsessed with finding the blade and using it to claim the ultimate treasure—the position of King of Hell. Faced with having to end her beloved twin to stop him from bringing all of Hell to its knees before him, will Taryn be strong enough to use the very blade he seeks against him? And when Bleu finally catches his elusive prey, will he listen to his head as it demands he complete his mission or his heart as it demands he claim his eternal mate? Paranormal Romance Books in the Eternal Mates Series Book 1: Kissed by a Dark Prince Book 2: Claimed by a Demon King Book 3: Tempted by a Rogue Prince Book 4: Hunted by a Jaguar Book 5: Craved by an Alpha Book 6: Bitten by a Hellcat Book 7: Taken by a Dragon Book 8: Marked by an Assassin Book 9: Possessed by a Dark Warrior - Coming in April 2016 Book 10: Awakened by a Demoness - Coming in Spring 2016 Book 11: Haunted by the King of Death - Coming in Summer 2016

Tigrero!

Author: Sasha Siemel

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Big game hunting

Page: 266

View: 3589

Craved by an Alpha

Eternal Mates Paranormal Romance Series Book 5

Author: Felicity Heaton

Publisher: Felicity Heaton

ISBN: 1909306649

Category: Fiction

Page: N.A

View: 3820

New York Times and USA Today best-selling author Felicity Heaton presents: Craved by an Alpha (Eternal Mates Paranormal Romance Series Book 5) Having turned his back on his snow leopard pride, Cavanaugh has been counting the days until he’s free of a role he never wanted—one that separated him from his fated female and stands between him and the future he craves with her. Just days from the night he will finally be free to be with the low-ranking beauty who stole his heart, she walks back into his life and threatens to destroy everything he’s worked towards in the five long years they’ve been apart. Eloise has travelled across continents searching for the male who was once her best friend and so much more to her, but was now her pride’s true alpha. Desperate to fulfil a promise to her kin to save them from the tyrant he left in charge, she convinces Cavanaugh to return to his pride, but as they journey to Bhutan, doubts bloom and old feelings resurface, tearing her between duty and her deepest desires and impossible dreams. Will Eloise be able to resist the burning need that Cavanaugh reignites in her and remember her place in the pride? And can Cavanaugh find a way to save his kin and claim the future he craves with the woman he loves? Books in the Eternal Mates paranormal romance series: Book 1: Kissed by a Dark Prince Book 2: Claimed by a Demon King Book 3: Tempted by a Rogue Prince Book 4: Hunted by a Jaguar Book 5: Craved by an Alpha Book 6: Bitten by a Hellcat Book 7: Taken by a Dragon Book 8: Marked by an Assassin Book 9: Possessed by a Dark Warrior - Coming in 2016 Book 10: Haunted by the King of Death - Coming in 2016

Jaguar Fever

Author: Terry Spear

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781402266959

Category: Fiction

Page: 305

View: 6543

Maya, a shapeshifting jaguar becomes involved with Wade, another shapeshifter, when the two investigate the black market trade of exotic animals.

Marked by an Assassin

Eternal Mates Paranormal Romance Series Book 8

Author: Felicity Heaton

Publisher: Felicity Heaton

ISBN: 1909306673

Category: Fiction

Page: N.A

View: 7652

New York Times and USA Today Best-selling paranormal romance author Felicity Heaton presents Marked by an Assassin (Eternal Mates Paranormal Romance Series Book 8) A snow leopard shifter exiled from his pride twenty years ago, Harbin treads the dark path of life as an assassin, driven by a hunger for vengeance, mercilessly hunting the Archangel members who attacked his kin, murdering his mother and sister. When a new contract comes in and the mark is a snow leopard shifter, he can’t resist venturing into the mortal world on a personal mission to find out why one from a normally peaceful species now has a price on their head. What he finds in a rundown nightclub isn’t quite what he expects—a beautiful snow leopard female that awakens a fierce hunger inside him. Aya has spent seventeen years living in London, immersed in the underbelly of the fae world, keeping her head down and her tail out of trouble. But when trouble walks right into her life in the form of a sinfully handsome, dangerous assassin, she is pulled into a whirlwind of events that stir up the nightmares of her past but might just give her a shot at putting those ghosts to rest—if she can resist the dark allure of a male she knows is her fated mate. Can Harbin and Aya resist the passionate fire that blazes between them as they chase the vengeance they both crave? Or will they surrender to their deepest desires? Books in the Eternal Mates Paranormal Romance Series Book 1: Kissed by a Dark Prince Book 2: Claimed by a Demon King Book 3: Tempted by a Rogue Prince Book 4: Hunted by a Jaguar Book 5: Craved by an Alpha Book 6: Bitten by a Hellcat Book 7: Taken by a Dragon Book 8: Marked by an Assassin Book 9: Possessed by a Dark Warrior - Coming in 2016 Book 10: Haunted by the King of Death - Coming in 2016

Jaguar Hunting in the Mato Grosso and Bolivia

With Notes on Other Game

Author: Tony de Almeida

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 275

View: 9472

In this book you will encounter the king of the jungle, the jaguar, in his domain. Told by South America's most successful guide.

Her Angel

Author: Felicity Heaton

Publisher: CreateSpace

ISBN: 9781456489830

Category: Angels

Page: 220

View: 357

In our world, there exists another, where angels battle demons to protect mankind. These beautiful men with passionate hearts watch over us, steadfast and strong, loyal to their duty and Heaven, but for three heroes that loyalty is about to be tested by the most powerful force in nature-love. In Her Dark Angel, Apollyon finally escapes his duty in Hell only to discover that the voice that commanded him to come to Earth wasn't that of his master, but that of a beautiful woman who has always captivated him. Serenity is shocked when a gorgeous black-winged angel shows up in her city of Paris claiming that she called him when she was only casting a simple vengeance spell. He's no other than the angel of death! When Apollyon offers to obey her and help her have revenge on her cheating ex-boyfriend, she can't resist the temptation, but can she resist him? Can an angel as dark as Apollyon ever fall for a mortal woman like her? In Her Fallen Angel, Annelie fell for Lukas the moment he walked into her pub three years ago. He's gorgeous and he's seriously out of her league, but when he tells her that she's beautiful and confesses that he wants her, she can't resist him and his passionate kiss. She unleashes her desire and seizes the moment and Lukas with both hands. But Lukas has a secret, one that will test Annelie's love for him and threaten to tear them apart. He's a fallen angel. Can she help him prove he didn't commit a terrible crime? Is she brave enough to love an angel? In Her Warrior Angel, Einar is one of Heaven's best hunters and he's on a mission to uncover why an angel was working with demons. When he finds the first demon fighting a beautiful woman named Taylor, he intervenes and saves her. Taylor has spent her whole life protecting London from the lowest demons but working with Einar is her biggest challenge yet. She wants him but she can't let herself fall for him. The reason why is simple. She's half demon. He's an angel. Love between their species is forbidden, but resisting their desire is impossible. Can a love so forbidden ever have a happy ending or are they destined to break each other's hearts? The Her Angel anthology contains books 1-3 of the Her Angel series. Stories in the Her Angel romance series by paranormal romance author Felicity Heaton: Her Dark Angel Her Fallen Angel Her Warrior Angel Her Guardian Angel

A Jaguar's Touch

Author: Lacey Thorn

Publisher: Resplendence Publishing

ISBN: 9781623440770

Category: Fiction

Page: 298

View: 4830

The Lone Jaguar... Gideon prefers to stay on the outside, watching, but he's willing to step in and protect when needed. He doesn't want family, keeps friends at arm's length and refuses to believe there might be a woman out there meant to be his and only his. Men like him don't have mates. A Woman Undone... Vic only has one use for men, and it sure as hell isn't to protect her. She was a Marine. She takes care of herself. She feels the intense burn of desire and knows what others think. There's only one way to prove them wrong. Sate the lust and walk away. Mine... He's sure he can fight the need for her even with the touch of fever in his veins, but he never counted on fighting her need as well. Neither of them wants a mate, but the beast inside Gideon is ready to stake a claim. And if that happens, one night might turn into forever.

Bichu the Jaguar

Author: Alan Caillou

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 0595091482

Category: Fiction

Page: 224

View: 1818

Bichu, her natural power and beauty ripped away by a hunter’s bullet, is struggling home. She has to evade not only the dangers of the jungle, but also the cunning of a proud and stubborn Indian who is determined to catch and kill her. The chase – seen through the eyes of man and beast – draws to its climax at Bichu’s mountain lair. But as the moment of truth draws near, both hunter and hunted have developed an extraordinary and totally unexpected respect for each other. This magnificent novel conveys the harsh truth of animal existence more convincingly than any nature book.

The Most Dangerous Game

Author: Richard Connell

Publisher: Sheba Blake Publishing

ISBN: 3961898170

Category: Fiction

Page: 19

View: 6469

The Most Dangerous Game is a short story by Richard Connell, first published in Collier's on January 19, 1924. The story features a big-game hunter from New York City who falls off a yacht and swims to an isolated island in the Caribbean, where he is hunted by a Russian aristocrat. The story is inspired by the big-game hunting safaris in Africa and South America that were particularly fashionable among wealthy Americans in the 1920s. The story has been adapted numerous times, but most notably for the 1932 RKO Pictures film The Most Dangerous Game, starring Joel McCrea and Leslie Banks, and for a 1943 episode of the CBS Radio series Suspense, starring Orson Welles. Sanger Rainsford and his friend, Whitney, are traveling to Rio de Janeiro to hunt the region's big cat: the jaguar. After a discussion about how they are "the hunters" instead of "the hunted", Whitney goes to bed and Rainsford remains on deck. While Whitney returns to his quarters Rainsford hears gunshots and climbs onto the yacht's rail to get a better view of the nearby Ship-Trap Island, and falls overboard. After he realizes he cannot swim back to the boat, he swims to Ship-Trap, which is notorious for shipwrecks. He finds a palatial chateau inhabited by two Cossacks: the owner, General Zaroff, and his gigantic deaf-mute servant, Ivan. Zaroff, another big-game hunter, knows of Rainsford from his published account of hunting snow leopards in Tibet. After inviting him to dinner, General Zaroff tells Rainsford he is bored of hunting because it no longer challenges him; he has moved to Ship-Trap in order to capture shipwrecked sailors, whether due to storms or by luring vessels onto the rocks. He sends the sailors into the jungle supplied with food, a knife, and hunting clothes to be his quarry, although he also runs a "school" of sorts to prepare sailors for this hunt should they be out of shape or disoriented from being washed ashore. After a three-hour head start, he sets out to hunt and kill them.