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Seven Footprints To Satan

  [english | 1927]  

Abraham Merritt


Summary: [Seven Footprints To Satan by Abraham Merritt. a selection from CHAPTER 1 The clock was striking eight as I walked out of the doors of the Discoverers Club and stood for a moment looking down lower Fifth Avenue. As I paused I felt with full force that uncomfortable sensation of being watched that had both puzzled and harassed me for the past two weeks. A curiously prickly cold feeling somewhere ...]
Genres: [fiction | mystery detective | thrillersDownloads: 37

The Ship Of Ishtar

  [english | 1924]  

Abraham Merritt


Summary: [The Ship Of Ishtar The Face In The Abyss The Black Wheel The Fox Woman Other Stories 4 Books by A Abraham Merritt. Matching set of 4 late Avon Books kindle editions. These all have new attractive wraparound cover art and new matching A. MERRITT logos. THE SHIP OF ISHTAR Avon 28938 stated 5th Printing no date but early 1976 208 pages 1.25 Steven Fabian cover ISBN 0380009293 THE FOX WOMAN OTHER ...]
Genres: [fiction | fantasyDownloads: 404

Sea Power And Other Studies

  [english | ]  

Admiral Sir Cyprian Bridge


Excerpts: [... and the fate of North America were determined by sea-power, so also at a very remote epoch sea-power decided whether or not Hellenic colonisation was ...... by men from the 'old country.' Moreover, it was small. The wealth of India would have sufficed to furnish a larger material element but, as the ...... ranks of our bluejackets till a date later than that of the launch of the ...]
Genres: [nautical | non fictionDownloads: 329

The Secret Adversary

  [english | 1922]  

Agatha Christie


Summary: [Remarkably good fun sufficiently obscure plot to keep you guessing right up until the end. Highly recommended]
Genres: [mysterydetective | fiction and literature | audiobookDownloads: 310

Survival Tactics

  [english | 1958]  

Al Sevcik


Summary: [Survival! is a collection of science fiction stories by Gordon R. Dickson. It was first published by Baen Books in 1984. Most of the stories originally appeared in the magazines Astounding Fantasy and Science Fiction If Imagination Fantastic Infinity Science Fiction Future and Venture]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 32

Shepherd Of The Planets

  [english | 1959]  

Alan Mattox


Summary: [Renner had a purpose in life. And the Purpose in Life had Renner.]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 402

Second Sight

  [english | 1963]  

Alan Nourse


Summary: [The Sight is a novel written by David Clement-Davies about a pack of wolves. The pack members are: Huttser Palla Khaz Kipcha Brassa Bran Larka and Fell though Kar joins later.]
Genres: [science fiction | short story | post 1930Downloads: 395

Star Surgeon

  [english | 1959]  

Alan Nourse


Summary: [Born on a planet of a distant star Dal Timgar is the first alien to attempt to become a qualified physician of Hospital Earth.]
Genres: [fiction | science fictionDownloads: 488

The Sexual Life Of The Child

  [english | 1912]  

Albert Moll


Excerpts: [... for their children merely what outgrown customs decree, who are willing to give time and study, as well as money and affection, in their service, and ...... they would have been greatly desired one day when she stayed away from school, I felt utterly miserable. In imagination she was always before ...... of operation of the stimuli need not be further discussed, since enough has ...]
Genres: [psychologyDownloads: 127

Sweet Their Blood And Sticky

  [english | 1961]  

Albert Teichner


Summary: [They werent human--werent even related to humanity through ties of blood--but they were our heirs!]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 154

The Shot

  [english | 1830]  

Aleksandr Sergeyevich Pushkin


Excerpts: [... His dinners, it is true, never consisted of more than two or three dishes, prepared by a retired soldier, but the champagne flowed like water. Nobody ...... had ever fought, he drily replied he had but he entered into no particulars, and it was evident that such questions were not to his liking. We came to the ...... and the laughter of his comrades, considered himself grossly ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 487

Sand

  [english | 1912]  

Algernon Blackwood


Summary: [Sand by Algernon Blackwood. As Felix Henriot came through the streets that January night the fog was stifling. And -- he was caught. But the adventure that lay waiting for him where the silent streets of little Helouan kiss the great Desert s lips was of a different kind to any Henriot had yet encountered. Looking back he has often asked himself How in the world can I accept it And perhaps he ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 255

The Stoker And The Stars

  [english | 1959]  

Algis Budrys


Summary: [When youve had your ears pinned back in a bowknot its sometimes hard to remember that an intelligent people has no respect for a whipped enemy... but does for a fairly beaten enemy.]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 127

The Somnambulist And The Detective

  [english | 1875]  

Allan Pinkerton


Summary: [The mental characteristics of Allan Pinkerton were judgment as to facts knowledge of men the ability to concentrate his faculties on one subject and the persistent power of will. A mysterious problem of crime against which his life was devoted presented to his thought was solved almost in an instant and seemingly by his intuitions. With half-closed eyes he saw the scene in which the wrong was ...]
Genres: [fiction | mystery detectiveDownloads: 338

Salvette Et Bernadou

  [french | 1873]  

Alphonse Daudet


Excerpts: [... et Bernadou II Ces deux Francais s'appellent Salvette et Bernadou. Ce sont deux chasseurs `a pied, deux Provencaux du m^eme village, enr^ol'es ...... plaisir, avant de passer l'arme `a gauche, d'arroser encore une fois le cacho fio avec toi...>> Et en parlant de pain blanc et de vin clairet, le malade ...... pas mieux en profiter? Alors, sans rien dire `a son pays Salvette a ...]
Genres: [fiction | fairy tales folk tales mythology | short storiesDownloads: 165

Sapho

  [french | 1884]  

Alphonse Daudet


Excerpts: [... la hauteur de l???h??tel et n???en faisant qu???une pi??ce immense, recevait sur ses tentures claires, l??g??res, estivales, ses stores de paille ...... donc????? ??? Jure que tu n???es pas f??ch??, que tu viendras encore??? oh?! c???est que je te connais. Il jura ce qu???elle voulut, mais ne se ...... Nord ou du Midi, vari??s comme son r??pertoire de chansons populaires que, le d??...]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 146

Souvenirs Dun Homme De Lettres

  [french | 1888]  

Alphonse Daudet


Summary: [Alphonse Daudet voque sur un ton parfois passionn la gense de deux de ses oeuvres (Numa Roumestan Les Rois en exil) ses rencontres avec les crivains (Edmond de Goncourt) les hommes politiques (Gambetta) et les acteurs et actrices (Djazet) marquants de son poque le sige de Paris pendant la guerre de 1870 et la Commune.]
Genres: [non-fiction | biography autobiography | historicalDownloads: 411

Star Born

  [english | 1957]  

Andre Alice Norton


Summary: [When the oppressive global dictatorship of Pax took over Earth they put a stop to space exploration. Still a few rebels escaped in the sleeper ships to found free new colonies -- or perish in the attempt. Those few colonists that reached inhabitable worlds were cut off for centuries and in that isolation and freedom they developed the mysterious mental powers that civilization had all but ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fictionDownloads: 68

Star Hunter

  [english | 1961]  

Andre Alice Norton


Summary: [Somewheres on the jungle world of Jumala there was a man in hiding--a man whose mind had been reconditioned with anothers brain pattern and for whom there was a fabulous reward. STAR HUNTER is a thrill-packed account of that other-worldly game of hide-and-seek between a man who did not know all his own powers and an interstellar safari that sought something no man had a right to find...]
Genres: [fiction | science fictionDownloads: 301

Storm Over Warlock

  [english | 1960]  

Andre Alice Norton


Summary: [Stranded on the alien world of Warlock Shann Lantrees expedition camp has been wiped out by the Throgs beings so alien that humans have yet to communicate with them. Lantree must quickly learn how to survive under harsh conditions while being chased by the Throgs -- and how to distinguish the real from the dreamed when he meets the mysterious Wyverns.]
Genres: [fiction | science fictionDownloads: 431
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