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21 Hard Times Oklahoma

by TC Allen

Harley and Ida Duran were share croppers and nice people in a time and place where nice people weren't appreciated. Share croppers were considered less valuable than dirt. However, there are those who can be nice and still persevere, no matter who their enemies may be. Harley teaches his enemies that it's okay to turn the other cheek... After that you make sure they can't smite you on the other cheek.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Historical
Tags: Romance, Violence, Historical, True, Dystopian, Novel-Classic
Downloads: 6557| Votes: 229 | Score: 8.88
Size: 502KB | Posted: Concluded:

22 Prester John

by John Buchan

Nineteen-year-old David Crawfurd travels from Scotland to South Africa to work as a storekeeper. On the voyage he encounters again John Laputa, the celebrated Zulu minister, of whom he has strange memories. In his remote store David finds himself with the key to a massive uprising led by the minister, who has taken the title of the mythical priest-king, Prester John. David's courage and his understanding of this man take him to the heart of the uprising, a secret cave in the Rooirand.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Novel-Classic
Downloads: 237| Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 388KB | Posted:

23 The Skylark of Space

by 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.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Aliens, Space, Novel-Classic
Downloads: 6339| Votes: 144 | Score: 8.83
Size: 469KB | Posted: Concluded:

24 The Teeth of the Tiger

by Maurice Leblanc

Arsène Lupin's toughest case. He tries to solve a case where people are getting poisoned

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Mystery
Tags: Crime, Detective, Novel-Classic
Downloads: 1322| Votes: 29 | Score: 8.81
Size: 715KB | Posted:

25 The Gods of Mars

by 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.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Travel, Science Fiction, Aliens, Space, Novel-Classic
Downloads: 3997| Votes: 172 | Score: 8.81
Size: 437KB | Posted: Concluded:

26 Thuvia, Maid of Mars

by 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.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Travel, Science Fiction, Time Travel, Aliens, Space, Novel-Classic
Downloads: 2494| Votes: 83 | Score: 8.80
Size: 263KB | Posted: Concluded:

27 Swords of Mars

by 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.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Travel, Science Fiction, Aliens, Space, Novel-Classic
Downloads: 2154| Votes: 35 | Score: 8.71
Size: 421KB | Posted: Concluded:

28 Llana of Gathol

by Edgar Rice Burroughs

A Barsoom Story (10)
A collection of stories that revolve around John Carter's granddaughter Llana of Gathol

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Travel, Science Fiction, Aliens, Novel-Classic
Downloads: 1329| Votes: 37 | Score: 8.64
Size: 440KB | Posted: Concluded:

29 Affair in Araby

by Talbot Mundy

Jimgrim is an American secret service agent employed by the British and stationed in Jerusalem. With him are his faithful friends, all eager for a fight of any kind. The ambitions of the French in Syria arouse the enmity of King Feisal of the Arabs. The Allies promised him the kingship of Syria, Palestine and Trans-Jordania. This promise they have not kept,and the French are out to kill the Arab chieftain. Feisal orders his Arab adherents, of a massacre of the Jews in Jerusalem.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Secret Agents, Novel-Classic
Downloads: 319| Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 281KB | Posted:

30 The Chessmen of Mars

by Edgar Rice Burroughs

A Barsoom Story (5)
Tara meets Prince Gahan of Gathol, and is initially unimpressed, viewing him as something of a popinjay. Later she takes her flier into a storm and loses control of the craft, and the storm carries her to an unfamiliar region of Barsoom. After landing and fleeing from a pack of ferocious Banths (Martian lions), she is captured by the horrific Kaldanes, who resemble large heads with small, crab-like legs.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Aliens, Space, Novel-Classic
Downloads: 2399| Votes: 49 | Score: 8.52
Size: 471KB | Posted: Concluded: