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A Princess of Mars
Science Fiction
Edgar Rice Burroughs A Barsoom Story (1)
John Carter, a Confederate veteran of the American Civil War, goes prospecting in Arizona immediately after the war's end. Having struck a rich vein of gold, he runs afoul of the Apaches. While attempting to evade pursuit by hiding in a sacred cave, he is mysteriously transported to Mars, called "Barsoom" by its inhabitants. Carter finds that he has great strength and superhuman agility in this new environment as a result of its lesser gravity.
Tags: Romance, Violence, Science Fiction, Aliens, Space, Alternate Universe, Novel-Classic
Age Rating: Older than 7
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355 KB 6962 241 9.06
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Warlords of Mars
Science Fiction
Edgar Rice Burroughs A Barsoom Story (3)
John Carter discovers that a First Born knows the secret of the Temple of the Sun and he and the Holy Hekkador Matai Shang want to rescue the Holy Thern's daughter, who is imprisoned with Dejah Thoris and another Barsoomian princess, Thuvia of Ptarth. John Carter follows them in the hope of liberating his beloved wife.
Tags: Violence, Science Fiction, Aliens, Space, Novel-Classic
Age Rating: Older than 7
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304 KB 2377 133 8.96
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Masi'shen Stranded
Supernatural
Graybyrd The Masi’shen crash-landed on Antarctica 2,000 years ago. Their ship lies under the ice on a volcanic island. It has been detected by a spy satellite. The U.S. government, the Russian mafia, and a volunteer rescuer race to get there first.
Tags: Drama, Science Fiction, Aliens, Space, Shapeshifters, Supernatural
Age Rating: Older than 13
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725 KB 34122 1047 8.86
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Finders Keepers
Science Fiction
Shakes Peer2B Pudgy, out of shape, divorced, and laid-off; Colin thought he had hit rock-bottom. Then came the landslide that almost sent him to his grave. In the depths of despair, miles from nowhere, he searches for a way to get back to civilization and finds that his service is required in a totally unexpected role - as the person who will save the human race from destruction.
Tags: Aliens, Space, Nanotechnology, AI
Age Rating: Anybody
Posted:
455 KB 26166 1369 8.65
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Masi'shen Evolution
Science Fiction
Graybyrd Sequel to "Masi'shen Stranded" -- Michael Hawthorne and Dee'rah evolve to become ambassadors seeking to link two worlds across the galaxy. Earth recognizes the chance for global peace, but a corrupt American president threatens them all with nuclear nightmare as a ploy to rule the nation. Old enemies become allies, and old alliances fall apart. Will humankind survive to achieve a future in the stars?
Tags: Drama, Politics, Violence, Spiritual, Religion, Anarchism, Science Fiction, Aliens, Space
Age Rating: Older than 13
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948 KB 29744 456 8.62
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The Skylark of Space
Science Fiction
E. E. Smith (Edward Elmer) & Lee Hawkins Garby The first book in the Skylark series and pits the hero, Dick Seaton, against Marc "Blackie" DuQuesne. Seaton is intelligent, good-looking, young, and capable. So is DuQuesne, but he is totally unprincipled and has a lot of money. Seaton is an idealistic scientist making his discoveries for the good of mankind. DuQuesne is pragmatic, out only to gain personal power and enrich himself, and will go to any lengths to win.
Tags: Science Fiction, Aliens, Space, Novel-Classic
Age Rating: Older than 7
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469 KB 5210 122 8.52
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A Fighting Man of Mars
Science Fiction
Edgar Rice Burroughs A Barsoom Story (7)
The tale of Tan Hadron of Hastor, a lowly, poor padwar (a low-ranking officer) who is in love with the beautiful, haughty Sanoma Tora, daughter of Tor Hatan, a minor but rich noble. As he is only a padwar, Sanoma spurns him. Then Sanoma Tora is kidnapped...
Tags: Travel, Science Fiction, Aliens, Space, Novel-Classic
Age Rating: Older than 13
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461 KB 1552 39 8.44
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The Gods of Mars
Science Fiction
Edgar Rice Burroughs A Barsoom Story (2)
At the end of the first book, A Princess of Mars, John Carter is unwillingly transported back to Earth. The Gods of Mars begins with his arrival back on Barsoom (Mars) after a ten-year separation from his wife Dejah Thoris, his unborn child, and the Red Martian people of the nation of Helium, whom he has adopted as his own. Unfortunately, Carter materializes in the one place on Barsoom from which nobody is allowed to depart: the Valley Dor, which is the Barsoomian afterlife.
Tags: Travel, Science Fiction, Aliens, Space, Novel-Classic
Age Rating: Older than 7
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437 KB 3345 158 8.35
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Convergence
Science Fiction
Misguided Child Evolution (3)
The only hope humanity has to meet the Aliens, on an even footing, is with US resources, so Scotty must win the Presidency. Preparing for Aliens aren't the only challenge the host/Companion cadre face. Robert Branch (AKA Abdul Ali Hassan) is loose in the world, and he is inhabited by a Demon, the antithesis of Companions. Branch and his Demon escaped to Syria in 2012, and began organizing groups of Saddam Hussein's officers and fighters. The power behind the throne of ISIS is evil incarnate.
Tags: Humor, Politics, Violence, Science, War, Military, Assassins, Science Fiction, Aliens, Space, Nanotechnology, AI
Age Rating: Older than 7
Posted: in progress Updated:
653 KB 14824 160 8.23
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Thuvia, Maid of Mars
Action/Adventure
Edgar Rice Burroughs A Barsoom Story (4)
Carthoris is madly in love with Thuvia. Unfortunately Thuvia is promised to Kulan Tith, Jeddak of Kaol. On Barsoom nothing can break an engagement between a man and woman except death, although the new suitor may not cause that death. Thus it is that Thuvia will have none of him. This situation leaves Carthoris in a predicament.
Tags: Travel, Science Fiction, Time Travel, Aliens, Space, Novel-Classic
Age Rating: Older than 7
Posted: Concluded:
263 KB 1979 74 8.20