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31 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: 368| Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 281KB | Posted:

32 The Son of Tarzan

by Edgar Rice Burroughs

Alexis Paulvitch lures Tarzan's son Jack away from London and captures him, only to have Jack escape into the jungle that Tarzan once called home. With the help of an ape named Akut, Jack soon finds his place among the great apes, as his father did before him. But after rescuing the beautiful young woman named Meriem, the disaffected young man and the mistreated young woman must learn to live and love together in the dangerous jungle.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Novel-Classic
Downloads: 434| Votes: 9 | Score: 8.50
Size: 509KB | Posted:

33 Captain Blood

by Rafael Sabatini

Peter Blood, an Irish physician and soldier in England in the 1680's, is wrongly convicted of treason and sentenced to indentured slavery in the Caribbean. He escapes and becomes the most feared pirate captain on the Spanish Main, but all the glory of his adventures cannot help him, for the woman he loves cannot love a thief and pirate. Even when he destroys England's enemies, even at his most triumphant...

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Novel-Classic
Downloads: 1137| Votes: 41 | Score: 8.39
Size: 642KB | Posted:

34 The Lost World

by A. Conan Doyle

Professor Challenger leads an expedition to an isolated plateau in the Amazon jungles where dinosaurs still reign. Virtually all the "lost world" adventures in book and film take their inspiration from this novel. In the public domain.

Age Rating: Anybody | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Science Fiction, Dinosaurs, Novel-Classic
Downloads: 1548| Votes: 36 | Score: 8.38
Size: 409KB | Posted:

35 Treasure Island

by Robert Louis Stevenson

Young Jim Hawkins is the only one who can sucessfully get a schooner to a legendary Island known for buried Treasure. But aboard the ship is a mysterious cook named John Silver, whose true motivation on the journey challenges Jim's trust in the entire crew.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Novel-Classic
Downloads: 682| Votes: 6 | Score: 8.37
Size: 347KB | Posted: Concluded:

36 The Confessions of Arsène Lupin

by Maurice Leblanc

Lupin shares some of his adventures

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Crime, Humor, Detective, Novel-Classic
Downloads: 865| Votes: 13 | Score: 8.35
Size: 379KB | Posted:

37 Kim

by Rudyard Kipling

Two men - a boy who grows into early manhood and an old ascetic priest, the lama - are at the center of the novel. A quest faces them both. Born in India, Kim is nevertheless white, a sahib. While he wants to play the Great Game of Imperialism, he is also spiritually bound to the lama. His aim, as he moves chameleon-like through the two cultures, is to reconcile these opposing strands, while the lama searches for redemption from the Wheel of Life.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Novel-Classic
Downloads: 426| Votes: 9 | Score: 8.30
Size: 589KB | Posted:

38 The War of the Worlds

by H. G. Wells

This early science fiction story centers around an unnamed narrator living through various engagements between the British military and superior alien attackers. it describes an invasion of the British Islands by an advanced civilization from Mars.  While the human defenders were hopelessly outmatched,they were still able to destroy several of the invading Machines. Will humans be able to survive this unusual invasion?

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: War, Science Fiction, Aliens, Novel-Classic
Downloads: 973| Votes: 11 | Score: 8.29
Size: 321KB | Posted:

39 The Mucker

by Edgar Rice Burroughs

Billy Byrne is a thug with almost no morals. He escapes to San-Fransisco where he becomes a pirate of sorts. How will he be affected after he helps kidnap Barbara?

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Violence, Addiction, Bounty Hunters, Pirates, Novel-Classic
Downloads: 1827| Votes: 35 | Score: 8.19
Size: 662KB | Posted:

40 Spacehounds of IPC

by E. E. Smith (Edward Elmer)

When the Inter-Planetary Corporation's (IPC) crack liner, "IPV Arcturus", took off on a routine flight to Mars, it turned out to be the beginning of an unexpected and long voyage.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Aliens, Space, Futuristic, Novel-Classic
Downloads: 5189| Votes: 115 | Score: 8.15
Size: 494KB | Posted: Concluded: