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41 Skylark Three

by E. E. Smith (Edward Elmer)

is the second book in the Skylark series and is set a year or so after the events in The Skylark of Space. During that time Marc "Blackie" DuQuesne (pronounced "Du Kane") has used the wealth he was given by the Kondalians of the planet Osnome to buy a controlling interest in World Steel, a large company known for its ruthless attitude, aiming to get what it wants by fair means or foul.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Aliens, Space, Novel-Classic
Downloads: 3393| Votes: 112 | Score: 8.20
Size: 478KB | Posted: Concluded:

42 Murder in the Gunroom

by H. Beam Piper

Jefferson Davis Rand is a well-know private investigator with a well-known hobby - antique gun collecting. When a grieving widow comes to his office to have him help with the sale of the antique guns from her late husband's collection, Jeff quickly realizes that there's been foul play, and that he needs to get to the bottom of it. Yep, he's quite right, Mr. Fleming was indeed murdered with one of his own handguns, but can Jeff stay alive long enough to figure out who did it?

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Mystery
Tags: Mystery, Detective, Novel-Classic
Downloads: 3327| Votes: 141 | Score: 8.19
Size: 373KB | Posted: Concluded:

43 "Captains Courageous": A Story of the Grand Banks

by Rudyard Kipling

A pampered millionaire's son tumbles overboard from a luxury liner and falls into good fortune, disguised in the form of a fishing boat. The gruff and hearty crew teach the young man to be worth his salt as they fish the waters off the Grand Banks of Newfoundland. Brimming with adventure and humor.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Novel-Classic
Downloads: 903| Votes: 22 | Score: 8.17
Size: 304KB | Posted:

44 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: 626| Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 347KB | Posted: Concluded:

45 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: 407| Votes: 8 | Score: 8.09
Size: 589KB | Posted:

46 Greenmantle

by John Buchan

November 1915. Richard Hannay is tasked to undertake a top secret mission to investigate a plot to create a holy war throughout the Muslim world and draw troops and resources from the Western Front.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Novel-Classic
Downloads: 497| Votes: - | Score: -
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47 Fairy Tales

by The Brothers Grimm

This is a collection of German fairy tales first published in 1812 by the Grimm brothers, Jacob and Wilhelm.
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Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Fairytale
Tags: Drama, Violence, Horror, Supernatural, Fantasy, Witchcraft, Magic, Novel-Classic
Downloads: 1919| Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 485KB | Posted: Concluded:

48 The Galaxy Primes

by E. E. Smith (Edward Elmer)

They were four of the greatest minds in the Universe: Two men, two women, lost in an experimental spaceship billions of parsecs from home. And as they mentally charted the Cosmos to find their way back to earth, their own loves and hates were as startling as the worlds they encountered.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Aliens, Space, Novel-Classic
Downloads: 5417| Votes: 139 | Score: 8.00
Size: 388KB | Posted: Concluded:

49 The Crystal Stopper

by Maurice Leblanc

Arsène Lupin in the greatest predicament of his career. Instead of the old masterful conqueror of men and circumstances against tremendous odds, we find him, until almost the final chapter, pitted against foemen worthy of his steel, who outwit him time and time again and involve him in a struggle for his very life!

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Mystery
Tags: Crime, Detective, Novel-Classic
Downloads: 658| Votes: 13 | Score: 7.93
Size: 421KB | Posted:

50 Masters of Space

by E. E. Smith (Edward Elmer) & Edward Everett Evans

The Masters had ruled all space with an unconquerable iron fist. But the Masters were gone. And this new, young race who came now to take their place--could they hope to defeat the ancient Enemy of All?

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Aliens, Space, Novel-Classic
Downloads: 6735| Votes: 171 | Score: 7.92
Size: 296KB | Posted: Concluded: