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Breed Of Battle

  [english | 1931]  

Robert Ervin Howard


Excerpts: [... Terror. Just my luck. The chance of a lifetime to see the fightin'est dog of 'em all perform. And they's no first-class mutt to toss in with him. ...... a shaky hand. No offense. No offense. Well, I gotta be goin'. So long, I growled, and Porkey cruised off. UP STROLLED A MAN WHICH had been standing ...... jaws-not too undershot-good teeth-broad between the eyes-deep chest-legs ...]
Genres: [fiction | action adventure | short storiesDownloads: 135

Bride Of The Dark One

  [english | 1952]  

Florence Verbell Brown


Summary: [The outcasts the hunted of all the brighter worlds crowded onto Yaroto. But even here was there salvation for Ransome the jinx-scarred acolyte when tonight was the night of Bani-tai... the night of expiation by the photo-memoried priests of dark Darion?]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 413

Brknks Bounty

  [english | 1955]  

Gerald Allan Sohl


Summary: [From a feature writer to feature attraction?now theres a real booze-to-riches success story!]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 149

Brownes Folly

  [english | 1860]  

Nathaniel Hawthorne


Summary: [Browne S Folly by Nathaniel Hawthorne. Browne s Folly by Nathaniel Hawthorne We are pleased to offer thousands of books for the Kindle including thousands of hard-to-find literature and classic fiction books. Click on our Editor Name eBook-Ventures next to the book title above to view all of the titles that are currently available. ]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 76

Buds And Bird Voices

  [english | 1843]  

Nathaniel Hawthorne


Summary: [Buds And Bird Voices by Nathaniel Hawthorne. Buds and Bird Voices by Nathaniel Hawthorne We are pleased to offer thousands of books for the Kindle including thousands of hard-to-find literature and classic fiction books. Click on our Editor Name eBook-Ventures next to the book title above to view all of the titles that are currently available. ]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 199

But I Dont Think

  [english | 1959]  

Randall Garrett


Summary: [Real Men Dont Eat Quiche by American Bruce Feirstein is a bestselling tongue-in-cheek book satirizing stereotypes of masculinity published in 1982. It popularized the term quiche-eater meaning a man who is a dilettante a trend-chaser an over-anxious conformist to fashionable forms of lifestyle and socially correct behaviors and opinions one who eschews (or merely lacks) the traditional masculine ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 59

By Proxy

  [english | 1960]  

Randall Garrett


Summary: [Its been said that the act of creation is a solitary thing--that teams never create only individuals. But sometimes a team may be needed to make creation effective....]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 320

Cabbages And Kings

  [english | 1904]  

O Henry


Summary: [A series of stories which each explore some individual aspect of life in a paralytically sleepy Central American town while each advancing some aspect of the larger plot and relating back one to another in a complex structure which slowly explicates its own background even as it painstakingly erects a town which is one of the most detailed literary creations of the period. In this book O. Henry ...]
Genres: [fiction | humorous | short storiesDownloads: 99

Cancer World

  [english | 1954]  

Harry Warner


Summary: [Greg tried desperately to find an illegal method of joining his family on Mars for the law said that no healthy man could land on a? CANCER WORLD]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 484

Captain Burle

  [english | 1880]  

Emile Zola


Summary: [Tales: The millers daughter. Captain Burle. The death of Olivier Becaille. Jacques Damour. The inundation. Nantas. Coqueville. Nais Micoulen. Angeline. Madame Neigeon.--Novels: A love episode. Lassommoir. The mysteries of Marseilles.]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 189

Card Trick

  [english | 1961]  

Randall Garrett


Summary: [The Psi Lodge had their ways and means of applying pressure when pressure was needed. But the peculiar talent this fellow showed was one that even theyd never heard of...!]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 44

Cat And Mouse

  [english | 1959]  

Ralph Williams


Summary: [Mouse Soup is a 1977 picture book by noted illustrator Arnold Lobel. Beginning with the simple sentence A mouse sat under a tree the book goes on to tell the story of a mouse who has to trick Weasel from turning Mouse into Mouse Soup. He does that by telling stories about Bees and the Mud Two Large Stones The Crickets and The Thorn Bush and tells Weasel to put them into his soup. It is then ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 384

Category Phoenix

  [english | 1952]  

William Clouser Boyd


Summary: [Man it would appear can adapt to any form of society... but not one in which the knowledge of extending life becomes a passport to death!]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 230

Celebrity

  [english | 1953]  

James Mckimmey


Summary: [Celebrity Detox: The Fame Game is the second memoir written by comedian actress and talk show host Rosie ODonnell. Focusing on her departure from The Rosie ODonnell Show and later The View ODonnell expresses the struggles associated with the almost drug-like concept of fame. The book especially touches on the rift between ODonnell and Barbara Walters that occurred after ODonnell publicly berated ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 216

Celephais

  [english | 1922]  

Howard Phillips Lovecraft


Summary: [Celephais is a fantasy story by American horror fiction writer H. P. Lovecraft written in early November 1920 and first published in the May 1922 issue of the Rainbow. The title refers to a fictional city that later appears in H. P. Lovecraft?s Dream Cycle including his novella The Dream-Quest of Unknown Kadath (1926).Like many of Lovecrafts stories Celephais was inspired by a dream recorded in ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 463

Ceux De La Glebe

  [french | 1889]  

Camille Lemonnier


Summary: [Commentaire de lecteur : la lecture de la premire nouvelle jai failli refermer le livre. Y aurait-il eu une littrature gore avant terme? Puis engag par lenvie de finir ce que javais commenc jai t au bout du livre. Habitu au style je me suis attach aux rcits. Pour rester dans le genre de Lemonnier : jai vomi avant davaler. La lecture sest rvle trs intressante et le rapprochement est immanquable ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 84

Champ Of The Forecastle

  [english | 1930]  

Robert Ervin Howard


Summary: [Good short about a sailor who teaches one of his fellow ship mates how to hold his own in a fight and the trouble it brings for him.]
Genres: [fiction | action adventure | short storiesDownloads: 332

Charley De Milo

  [english | 1959]  

Laurence Mark Janifer


Summary: [It isnt at all obvious--at first thought--that having two perfectly good usable arms could be a real handicap to a man....]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 469

Chateau Hante

  [french | 1920]  

Maurice Renard


Summary: [Le docteur B. se rend au chteau de Sirvoise appel par le duc de Castivre qui lui demande de lui consacrer du temps pour lui prodiguer soins et attention. son arrive il se rend compte en effet que le duc nest pas dans son tat habituel. Celui-ci lui avoue quil a achet le chteau pour une bouche de pain sous prtexte quil tait hant mais depuis les gens laccusent davoir mont cette fable. Pour drider ...]
Genres: [fiction | ghost | short storiesDownloads: 406

Cheerful By Request

  [english | 1918]  

Edna Ferber


Summary: [Cheerful--by request.--The gay old dog.--The tough guy.--The eldest.--Thats marriage.--The woman who tried to be good.--The girl who went right.--The hooker-up-the-back.--The guiding Miss Gowd.--Sophy-as-she-might-have-been.--The three of them.--Shore leave.]
Genres: [fiction | humorous | short storiesDownloads: 166
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