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1 The Keepers of the King's Peace

by Edgar Wallace

'I want you to go up the Isango, Bones, ' said Sanders, 'there may be some trouble there - a woman is working miracles.' Unexpected things happen in the territories of the Belgian Congo where Commissioner Sanders keeps an uneasy peace, aided by his trusty assistant Lieutenant Hamilton and hindered, unintentionally, by the trouble-prone Bones. He must deal with 'ju-ju', 'religious-palava', lost vials of virulent disease...and all the while Bosambo, the magnificent king of the Ochori, watches on.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Novel-Classic
Downloads: 343| Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 298KB | Posted:

2 Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

by Lewis Carroll

A young girl named Alice has many zany adventures with her friends in a magical world on the other side of her looking glass.

Age Rating: Anybody | Genre: Fantasy
Tags: Novel-Classic
Downloads: 396| Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 143KB | Posted: Concluded:

3 Wuthering Heights

by Emily Brontë

Weahtering Heights follows the life of Heathcliff, a mysterious gypsy-like person, from childhood (about seven years old) to his death in his late thirties. Heathcliff rises in his adopted family and then is reduced to the status of a servant, running away when the young woman he loves decides to marry another. He returns later, rich and educated and sets about gaining his revenge on the two families that he believed ruined his life.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Romance
Tags: Novel-Classic
Downloads: 515| Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 631KB | Posted: Concluded:

4 The Count of Monte Cristo

by Alexandre Dumas

Wrongfully accused of treason, a man spends long years in prison where he meets another prisoner digging a tunnel to escape. This meeting leads to his escape and indescribable riches which he uses to exact revenges on those who robbed him of everything he had

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Drama, Pirates, Novel-Classic
Downloads: 4913| Votes: 40 | Score: 9.40
Size: 2564KB | Posted:

5 20,000 Leagues Under the Seas

by Jules Verne

Professor Pierre Aronnax accompanies Captain Nemo in his submarine Nautilus on a 20,000 leagues trip under the seven seas.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Travel, Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
Downloads: 1400| Votes: 15 | Score: 9.33
Size: 822KB | Posted: Concluded:

6 A Princess of Mars

by 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.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Romance, Violence, Science Fiction, Aliens, Space, Alternate Universe, Novel-Classic
Downloads: 8334| Votes: 270 | Score: 9.27
Size: 355KB | Posted: Concluded:

7 Tarzan of the Apes

by Edgar Rice Burroughs

In 1888 Lord and Lady Clayton sail from England but to West Africa and perish on a remote island. When their infant son is adopted by fanged, great anthropoid apes, he is Tarzan of the Apes. His intelligence and caring mother raise him to be king. Self-educated by his parents' library, Tarzan rescues genteel Jane Porter from the perils of his jungle.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Novel-Classic
Downloads: 476| Votes: 10 | Score: 9.25
Size: 476KB | Posted:

8 The Mysterious Island

by Jules Verne

Five Prisoners of war escape by hijacking a balloon and end up on an uncharted island where they find weird things

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Mystery, Travel, Novel-Classic
Downloads: 1860| Votes: 34 | Score: 9.23
Size: 1090KB | Posted:

9 The Call of the Wild

by Jack London

Life is good for Buck in Santa Clara Valley, where he spends his days eating and sleeping in the golden sunshine. But one day a treacherous act of betrayal leads to his kidnap, and he is forced into a life of toil and danger. Dragged away to be a sledge dog in the harsh and freezing cold Yukon, Buck must fight for his survivial. Can he rise above his enemies and become the master of his realm once again?

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Novel-Classic
Downloads: 275| Votes: 10 | Score: 9.21
Size: 171KB | Posted:

10 Journey to the Centre of the Earth

by Jules Verne

Professor Von Hardwigg believes there are volcanic tubes going toward the center of the Earth. He, his nephew Axel, and their guide Hans encounter many adventures, including prehistoric animals and natural hazards, eventually coming to the surface again in southern Italy.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Travel, Science Fiction, Dinosaurs, Novel-Classic
Downloads: 917| Votes: 6 | Score: 9.17
Size: 395KB | Posted: Concluded: