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Arena

  [english | 1944]  

Frederic Brown


Excerpts: [... and then pushed himself up to a sitting position. 'I'm crazy,' he thought. 'Crazy - or dead - or something.' The sand was blue, bright blue. And there ...... although the main fleets were still out of range of one another. This, his first taste of battle! Within three seconds or less he'd be victorious, ...... blue of the sand, some darker. Out from under the nearest bush ran a ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 235

Arm Of The Law

  [english | 1958]  

Harry Harrison


Summary: [Harry Harrison (born March 12 1925) is an American science fiction author best known for his character the Stainless Steel Rat and the novel Make Room! Make Room! (1966) the basis for the film Soylent Green (1973). He is also co-president of the Birmingham Science Fiction Group.]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 38

Armadale

  [english | 1866]  

Wilkie Collins


Summary: [Wolff R.L. l9th cent. fiction]
Genres: [fiction | mystery detectiveDownloads: 310

Armageddon Ad

  [english | 1928]  

Philip Francis Nowlan


Summary: [In Armageddon - 2419 A.D. Buck a victim of accidental suspended animation awakens five hundred years later to discover America groaning under the tyranny of the villainous Han ruling from the safety of their armored machine-cities. Falling in love with one of Americas new warrior-women Wilma Deering Rogers soon become a central figure in using newly-developed scientific weapons - disintegrators ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fictionDownloads: 199

Armance

  [english | 1928]  

Stendhal


Excerpts: [... has been shown to the authors of the comedy, Les Trois Quartiers. They have held up a mirror to the public is it their fault if ugly people have passed ...... give me daylight! said his mother in a tone of vivacity. Come here, look at me, she added, in the same tone, and, without replying to her husband, ...... de Malivert's anxiety. What had alarmed her most of all at the time of ...]
Genres: [fiction | romanceDownloads: 238

Arms And The Woman

  [english | 1899]  

Harold Macgrath


Summary: [The story is a blending of the romance and adventure of the middle ages with nineteenth century men and women and they are creations of flesh and blood and not mere pictures of past centuries. The story is about Jack Winthrop a newspaper man. Mr. MacGraths finest bit of character drawing is seen in Hillars the broken down newspaper man and Jacks chum.]
Genres: [fiction | action adventure | romanceDownloads: 393

Arms Out Of Hand

  [english | 1946]  

William Olaf Stapledon


Excerpts: [... arm than shift a mountain. He crossed the room, and collapsed in an easy chair. The paralysed arm swung behind him, so that he sat heavily on the hand. ...... the City Council who, according to his information, had instigated police action. The young men were unemployed and had brought themselves into bad odour ...... to keep on good terms. His action would be treated as a ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 23

Around The World In Eighty Days

  [english | 1872]  

Jules Verne


Summary: [Shocking his stodgy colleagues at the exclusive Reform Club enigmatic Englishman Phileas Fogg wagers his fortune undertaking an extraordinary and daring enterprise: to circumnavigate the globe in eighty days. With his French valet Passepartout in tow Vernes hero traverses the far reaches of the earth all the while tracked by the intrepid Detective Fix a bounty hunter certain he is on the trail of ...]
Genres: [fiction | action adventureDownloads: 271

Arsene Lupin

  [english | 1909]  

Maurice Leblanc


Summary: [Arsene Lupin by Maurice Leblanc. Short excerpt Her lips were a little too thin her eyes too shallow and together they gave her a rather hard air in strongest contrast to the gentle sympathetic face of Sonia.]
Genres: [fiction | mystery detectiveDownloads: 320

Arson Plus

  [english | 1923]  

Samuel Dashiell Hammett


Summary: [Includes bibliographical references (p. 932-934).]
Genres: [fiction | mystery detective | short storiesDownloads: 197

As A Thief In The Night

  [english | 1928]  

R Austin Freeman


Summary: [A Thief in The Night is a 1989 book British historian and journalist John Cornwell on Pope John Paul I conspiracy theories in which the author challenges previous writings on the subject by David Yallop.]
Genres: [fiction | mystery detectiveDownloads: 213

Ashton Kirk Criminologist

  [english | 1918]  

John Mcintyre


Summary: [Who held the old-fashioned brass candlestick that struck down the Bounder--and set mystery a-throbbing in the quiet suburb of Stanwick? Bat Scanlon athletic trainer and good sport found a clue in the dark hotel office where the little Swiss sharpened his murderous knife. But it was Ashton-Kirk who discovered the pat a beautiful woman played in the drama.]
Genres: [fiction | mystery detectiveDownloads: 111

Ashton Kirk Investigator

  [english | 1910]  

John Mcintyre


Summary: [Those who have found their way to Ashton-Kirks door have been of many races and interests. Men of science have often been surprised to find him in touch with the latest discoveries scholars searching among strange tongues and dialects and others deep in tattered scrolls ancient tablets and forgotten books have been his frequent visitors. But among them come many who seek his help in solving ...]
Genres: [fiction | mystery detectiveDownloads: 353

Assassin

  [english | 1958]  

Jesse Franklin Bone


Summary: [Space Assassin is a single-player roleplaying gamebook written by Andrew Chapman illustrated by Geoffrey Senior and originally published in 1985 by Puffin Books. It forms part of Steve Jackson and Ian Livingstones Fighting Fantasy series. It is the 12th in the series in the original Puffin series. There are currently no announced plans to republish this book as part of the modern Wizard series.]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 328

Assez Extrait Du Journal Dun Peintre Defunt

  [french | 1864]  

Ivan Sergeyevich Turgenev


Excerpts: [... Assez, assez remu'e, assez err'e : il est temps de rentrer en soi-m^eme, de se prendre la t^ete `a deux mains, et d'ordonner `a son coeur de ne plus ...... une loi, eh bien, le d'epit me gagne. Mais oui, le d'epit! Assez ! Extrait du journal d'un peintre d'efunt Chapitre 7 Cela se passait ...... autour de moi, comme pour chercher un mobile ext'erieur `a mon exaltation... Tout ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 424

Assignments End

  [english | 1954]  

Roger Aycock


Summary: [Alcorns wild talent was miraculous... he brought peace to everybody who came near him. Only one person was exempt?himself!]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 270

Astoria

  [english | 1835]  

Washington Irving


Summary: [Astoria by Washington Irving examines the history of the Rocky Mountain Fur trade with a look at John Jacob Astors American Fur Trade company.]
Genres: [fiction | westernsDownloads: 44

At The Earths Core

  [english | 1914]  

Edgar Rice Burroughs


Excerpts: [... and vigorous muscles. Nor was my belief mere vanity, for always had my physique been the envy and despair of my fellows. And for that very reason ...... lay before us within the bowels of the earth, and so we might continue to hope for the best, at least until we were dead-when hope would no longer be ...... little or no forehead. Their arms were rather longer and their legs ...]
Genres: [fiction | action adventureDownloads: 296

At The Mountains Of Madness

  [english | 1931]  

Howard Phillips Lovecraft


Summary: [At the Mountains of Madness is a novella by horror writer H. P. Lovecraft written in February/March 1931 and originally serialized in the February March and April 1936 issues of Astounding Stories. It has been reproduced in numerous collections since Lovecrafts death.Lovecraft scholar S. T. Joshi describes the novella as representing the decisive demythology of the Cthulhu Mythos by ...]
Genres: [fiction | horrorDownloads: 255

At The Post

  [english | 1953]  

Horace Leonard Gold


Summary: [An Illustrated Encyclopaedia of Post-Revolution Havana Cigars is a book written by famed Hong Kong-based cuban cigar smoker and renowned collector Min Ron Nee. Soon after the book was released in 2003 it was considered the definitive guide on Cuban cigars. The book had a limited run and as a result is still in very high demand. The book was never available in book stores but can be found at one ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 238
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