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51 Beyond Thirty

by Edgar Rice Burroughs

In the 22nd century, left adrift at sea, Navy Lieutenant Jefferson Turck makes his way to a savage empire where he is taken as slave. Will he survive and go back home?

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Slavery, Science Fiction, Post Apocalyptic, Futuristic, Novel-Classic
Downloads: 4636| Votes: 123 | Score: 7.83
Size: 205KB | Posted: Concluded:

52 The Prisoner of Zenda

by Anthony Hope

Rudolf Rassendyll, Goes to Ruritania, a mythical land steeped in political intrigue. Rassendyll bears a striking resemblance to Rudolf Elphberg who is about to be crowned King of Ruritania. When the rival to the throne, Black Michael of Strelsau, attempts to seize power by imprisoning Elphberg in the Castle of Zenda, Rassendyll is obliged to impersonate the King to uphold the rightful sovereignty and ensure political stability.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Novel-Classic
Downloads: 323| Votes: 10 | Score: 7.71
Size: 287KB | Posted:

53 Plague Ship

by Andre Norton

Exotic Gems and Valuable Oils Were the Lures That Drew the Space Trader Solar Queen to the New Planet Sergol - and Also Called Forth Their Most Ruthless Competitor. the Solar Queen's Men Tried to Play Fair - Even According to the Sly Rules of Sargol's Feline People - but After Takeoff the Real Assault Began. for the Solar Queen's Most Desperate Hours Were to Come When the Ship and It's Crew Were Branded Pariahs of the Stars - to Be Destroyed at Sight.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Novel-Classic
Downloads: 2564| Votes: 91 | Score: 7.67
Size: 332KB | Posted: Concluded:

54 An Antarctic Mystery

by Jules Verne

Jeorling, a wealthy American, has entertained himself with private studies of the wildlife on the Kerguelen Islands and is now looking for a passage back to the USA. Halbrane is one of the first ships to arrive at Kerguelen, and its captain somewhat reluctantly agrees to have Jeorling as a passenger as far as Tristan da Cunha. Underway, they meet a stray iceberg with a dead body on it...

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Travel, Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
Downloads: 1677| Votes: 16 | Score: 7.66
Size: 439KB | Posted: Concluded:

55 The Ivory Child

by H. Rider Haggard

While Quartermain visits Lord Randall, two foreigners come asking for Allan Quartermain by the name he used among the Africans. Harut and Marut, priests and doctors of the White Kendah People and they have come to ask Allan Quartermain for his help. The White Kendah people are at war with the Black Kendah people who have an evil spirit for a god. And that spirit of the god resides in the largest elephant they have ever seen, an elephant that no man can kill -- save Allan Quartermain.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Novel-Classic
Downloads: 260| Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 593KB | Posted:

56 At the Earth's Core

by Edgar Rice Burroughs

David Innes, a mining heir, finances the experimental "iron mole", an excavating vehicle designed by his elderly inventor friend Abner Perry. In a test run, they discover the vehicle cannot be turned, and it burrows 500 miles into the Earth's crust, emerging into the unknown interior world of Pellucidar

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Travel, Science Fiction, Alternate Universe, Novel-Classic
Downloads: 2350| Votes: 44 | Score: 7.48
Size: 257KB | Posted: Concluded:

57 The Hollow Needle

by Maurice Leblanc

The Mystery of the Hollow Needle hides a secret that the Kings of France have been handing down since the time of Julius Caesar... and now Arsène Lupin has mastered it.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Mystery
Tags: Mystery, Detective, Novel-Classic
Downloads: 1320| Votes: 39 | Score: 7.46
Size: 373KB | Posted: Concluded:

58 The Extraordinary Adventures of Arsene Lupin, Gentleman-burglar

by Maurice Leblanc

The collection of stories that introduced Arsene Lupin

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Mystery
Tags: Violence, Detective, Novel-Classic
Downloads: 836| Votes: 17 | Score: 7.45
Size: 310KB | Posted: Concluded:

59 Mr. Standfast

by John Buchan

In this nail-biting adventure story, Hannay must outwit a foe far more intelligent than himself; muster the courage to propose to the lovely, clever Mary Lamington; and survive a brutal war. Although Mr. Standfast is a sequel to The Thirty-Nine Steps, it offers far more characterisation and philosophy than the earlier book.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Novel-Classic
Downloads: 399| Votes: 8 | Score: 7.45
Size: 675KB | Posted:

60 Eight Hundred Leagues on the Amazon

by Jules Verne

In 1881, Joam Garral, a ranch owner who lives near the Peruvian-Brazilian border on the Amazon River, is forced to travel down-stream when his past catches up with him

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Travel, Novel-Classic
Downloads: 1555| Votes: 14 | Score: 7.44
Size: 513KB | Posted: Concluded: