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The Red House Mystery

  [english | 1921]  

Aa Milne


Summary: [The Red House stately mansion home of Mark Ablett is filled with very proper guests when Marks most improper brother returns from Australia. When the maid hears an argument in the study it isnt long before the brother dies... of a bullet between the eyes! Strangely the study has been locked from the inside and Mark Ablett is missing. Only an investigator with remarkable powers of observation ...]
Genres: [fiction | mystery detectiveDownloads: 184

Burn Witch Burn

  [english | 1932]  

Abraham Merritt


Summary: [Colonization is the theme of this exciting complex page-turner that provides a provocative and entertaining look at Thoreaus classic eco-text Walden. Eccentric billionaire Jack Winter has bought the planet Beekmans Pea renamed it Walden and created a utopia in which members renounce the technologies of human civilization. Marginalized by these newcomers the planets original inhabitants are ...]
Genres: [fiction | horrorDownloads: 164

Creep Shadow

  [english | 1934]  

Abraham Merritt


Excerpts: [... And no shadow fell upon me whispering in my ear- He interrupted, harshly: Don't talk like that! And now I was truly surprised, for there was panic ...... blew my desire to meet Dr. de Keradel up to fever point. I was half an hour late getting to Dr. Lowell's. The butler showed me into the library. A girl ...... it has once created. Therefore it is that at a certain stage of its ...]
Genres: [fiction | horrorDownloads: 450

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 Drone

  [english | 1934]  

Abraham Merritt


Summary: [The drone.--The turn of the road.--Red turf.--The troth.]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 203

The Fox Woman

  [english | 1949]  

Abraham Merritt


Summary: [A Vindication of the Rights of Woman: with Strictures on Political and Moral Subjects written by the eighteenth-century British feminist Mary Wollstonecraft is one of the earliest works of feminist philosophy. In it Wollstonecraft responds to those educational and political theorists of the eighteenth century who did not believe women should have an education. She argues that women ought to have ...]
Genres: [fiction | fantasy | short storiesDownloads: 477

The People Of The Pit

  [english | 1918]  

Abraham Merritt


Summary: [Bringing Out the Best in People (How to Enjoy Helping Others Excel) is a leadership book written by Alan Loy McGinnis in 1985. The book describes 12 rules that a leader should follow to motivate team members. This book has been used frequently by people new to a supervisor or management position. This book was originally published in May 1985 and an 20th anniversary edition was published in 2005. ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 271

The Pool Of The Stone God

  [english | 1923]  

Abraham Merritt


Excerpts: [... James Marston's story. A score of learned bodies have courteously heard him tell it, and then among themselves have lamented that so brilliant ...... and gauntlets with which each man of the party is provided. The five of us, said Professor Marston, sat side by side on the beach. There was Wilkinson ...... about five hundred miles northeast of the Guinea coast. The five of us had ...]
Genres: [fiction | fantasy | short storiesDownloads: 91

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

The Women Of The Wood

  [english | 1926]  

Abraham Merritt


Excerpts: [... day after day, week after week. The trees had nursed him soft whisperings of leaves, slow chant of the needled pines, had first deadened, ...... mail. And when the winds blew and the crests of the trees bent under them, it was as though dainty demoiselles picked up fluttering, leafy skirts, ...... But there had been such suggestion of conscious action in the branch's recoil, so ...]
Genres: [fiction | fantasy | short storiesDownloads: 443

Three Lines Of Old French

  [english | 1919]  

Abraham Merritt


Excerpts: [... even greater knowledge will be found. It was the clinic unsurpassed for the psychologist even more than for the surgeon. Latour, the great little French ...... of purpose, burning with the white fire of the first Crusaders, he took his place in the ranks. Clean-cut, blue-eyed, standing six feet in his stocking ...... the poilus, and they loved him. Twice was he wounded in the ...]
Genres: [fiction | psychological | short storiesDownloads: 252

Through The Dragon Glass

  [english | 1917]  

Abraham Merritt


Excerpts: [... and look at it! Wonderful? It is more than wonderful, the Dragon Glass! Whoever made it lived when the gods walked about the earth creating something ...... man worth ten millions can't step out into thin air and vanish without leaving behind him the probability of some commotion, naturally. The newspapers ...... shot up dusky little vaporous yellow flames. Afterward you were aware ...]
Genres: [fiction | fantasy | short storiesDownloads: 38

Isabelle Degypte

  [french | 1812]  

Achim Von Arnim


Summary: [LC copy has bookplate of Carl H. Pforzheimer Library.]
Genres: [fictionDownloads: 215

A Mixture Of Genius

  [english | 1958]  

Adam Castle


Summary: [Who but the imaginative young shall inherit the stars?]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 326

The Perfectionists

  [english | 1960]  

Adam Castle


Summary: [Is there something wrong with you? Do you fail to fit in with your group? Nervous anxious ill-at-ease? Happy about it? Lucky you!]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 306

The Merchants Of Venus

  [english | 1954]  

Ah Phelps


Summary: [A pioneer movement is like a building?the foundation is never built for beauty!]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 24

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

Marleys Chain

  [english | 1952]  

Alan Nourse


Summary: [Tams problem was simple. He lived in a world that belonged to someone else.]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 343

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
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