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1 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.
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Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Romance
Tags: Novel-Classic
Downloads: 677 | Votes: * | Score: *
Size: 631KB | 118,089 words | Posted: Concluded:

2 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.
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Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Novel-Classic
Downloads: 633 | Votes: * | Score: *
Size: 298KB | 54,147 words | Posted:

3 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.
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Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Novel-Classic
Downloads: 968 | Votes: 20 | Score: 9.42
Size: 466KB | 85,927 words | Posted:

4 Mother's Day by dualwriter

A short story that remembers Mothers
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Age Rating: Anybody
Tags: Tear Jerker
Downloads: 1091 | Votes: 115 | Score: 9.36
Size: 8KB | 1,594 words | 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.
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Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Travel, Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
Downloads: 1951 | Votes: 18 | Score: 9.22
Size: 820KB | 142,319 words | Posted: Concluded:

6 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
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Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Drama, Pirates, Novel-Classic
Downloads: 7351 | Votes: 53 | Score: 9.21
Size: 2546KB | 460,280 words | Posted:

7 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.
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Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Romance, Violence, Science Fiction, Aliens, Space, Alternate Universe, Novel-Classic
Downloads: 10495 | Votes: 306 | Score: 9.15
Size: 359KB | 67,020 words | Posted: Concluded:

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
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Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Mystery, Travel, Novel-Classic
Downloads: 3037 | Votes: 42 | Score: 9.15
Size: 1085KB | 193,361 words | Posted:

9 The Border Watch by Joseph A. Altsheler

A The Young Trailers Series (8)
A Story Of The Great Chief's Last Stand
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Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Historical
Tags: Novel-Classic, Young Adult
Downloads: 1293 | Votes: 46 | Score: 9.14
Size: 632KB | 119,987 words | 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.
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Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Travel, Science Fiction, Dinosaurs, Novel-Classic
Downloads: 1138 | Votes: 8 | Score: 9.12
Size: 403KB | 73,360 words | Posted: Concluded:
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