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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 7419 251 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 34663 1063 8.84
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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 2550 140 8.81
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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 1690 42 8.75
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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
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455 KB 27953 1425 8.61
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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 30282 463 8.54
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The Master Mind of Mars
Science Fiction
Edgar Rice Burroughs A Barsoom Story (6)
On Mars, Paxton is taken in by elderly mad scientist Ras Thavas, the "Master Mind" of the title, who educates him in the ways of Barsoom and bestows on him the Martian name Vad Varo. Ras has perfected techniques of transplanting brains, which he uses to provide rich elderly Martians with youthful new bodies for a profit. Distrustful of his fellow Martians, he trains Paxton as his assistant to perform the same operation on him.
Tags: Science Fiction, Aliens, Space, Novel-Classic
Age Rating: Older than 7
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296 KB 1529 42 8.46
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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 5639 129 8.35
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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 3527 164 8.23
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Swords of Mars
Science Fiction
Edgar Rice Burroughs A Barsoom Story (8)
Carter relates an adventure commencing with a private war he and his picked followers have been waging against the resurgent Guild of Assassins, led by Ur Jan.
Tags: Travel, Science Fiction, Aliens, Space, Novel-Classic
Age Rating: Older than 7
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421 KB 1995 34 8.19