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The Man Who Was Thursday

by G. K. Chesterton Standard Ebooks (February 16, 2018)

Sometimes described as thrilling, sometimes as comic, and sometimes as metaphysical or spiritual, The Man Who Was Thursday is perhaps a little of each. The tale begins when an undercover policeman infiltrates...


King Dido

by Alexander Baron & Ken Worpole Five Leaves Publications (January 10, 2013)

1911, London. The police collaborate with racketeers to keep an uneasy peace, periodically broken by violent gang wars. Dido Peach comes to prominence by breaking the unwritten rules of the street. For a brief...


The Spicy-Adventure MEGAPACK ®: 25 Tales from the "Spicy" Pulps

by Robert Leslie Bellem, Victor Rousseau, Arthur Wallace & Ellery Watson Calder et al. Wildside Press (July 24, 2015)

The pulp magazines of the early to mid 20th Century are often "politically incorrect" by modern standards. However, the "Spicy" magazines -- Spicy-Adventure Stories, Spicy Mystery, Spicy Western, etc. -- were...


House of Refuge

by Michael DiBaggio Insomn Studios (January 30, 2018)

Justin Agnarsson is stationkeeper and lone crewman of South Atlantic House of Refuge #49, a floating sanctuary for the thousands of mariners and seasteading families who live and work in the 350-mile long Plata...


Nostromo

by Joseph Conrad Standard Ebooks (April 25, 2018)

Originally published as a serial, Nostromo is set in a fictional South American country where the outbreak of civil war puts the mining town of Sulaco in turmoil. Giovanni Battista Fidanza, known as Nostromo,...


The Count of Monte Cristo

by Alexandre Dumas Canterbury Classics (April 01, 2013)

Hope. Justice. Vengeance. A classic tale you don’t want to miss!

Best-selling author Alexandre Dumas--who also wrote The Three Musketeers--tells this heartbreaking yet heroic tale of Edmond Dantes who takes...


The Red Badge of Courage and Other Stories

by Stephen Crane Canterbury Classics (May 01, 2014)

A stunning collection of works by Stephen Crane whom H.G. Wells called “the best writer of our generation

The best-known work by famed American writer Stephen Crane, The Red Badge of Courage is a compelling...


Mark Twain

by Mark Twain & Elizabeth Boyle Machlan Canterbury Classics (November 15, 2012)

No library's complete without the classics! This new, enhanced leather-bound edition collects some of the most popular works of legendary humorist and novelist Mark Twain.

Mark Twain wrote his greatest works...


Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass

by Lewis Carroll Canterbury Classics (April 01, 2016)

All the "muchness" of Wonderland captured in one book!

Follow Alice down the rabbit hole to Wonderland and enjoy tea with the Mad Hatter, find your way with the Cheshire Cat, and play croquet with the Queen of...


H. G. Wells

by H. G. Wells & Michael A. Cramer Canterbury Classics (November 15, 2012)

No home library is complete without the classics! H. G. Wells is a keepsake collection of the author's greatest work to be read and treasured.

He was the first to popularize the concept of time travel. He disturbed--and...


Classic Westerns

by Max Brand, Owen Wister, Zane Grey & Willa Cather et al. Canterbury Classics (October 01, 2017)

Discover six classic novels as you follow the footsteps of the trailblazers who settled the American West.

 

As the American West opened up to settlers after the Civil War, people were eager for tales of great...


The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood

by Howard Pyle Canterbury Classics (April 01, 2016)

Don your Lincoln green and prepare for merriment!

What could be merrier than joining Robin Hood's band of Merry Men for adventures in the English countryside? Pirates of the trees rather than the seas, Little...


Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea

by Jules Verne & Lewis Page Mercer Canterbury Classics (October 01, 2012)

No home library is complete without the classics! Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea is a keepsake to be read and treasured.

Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea tells the classic story of Captain Nemo and...


Odyssey

by Homer Canterbury Classics (October 01, 2015)

The epic story of Odysseus’ journey home.

The story of Odysseus' perilous journey home after the fall of Troy relates allegorical tales of goddesses and sirens, capture and escape, and maneuvering between Scylla...


The Call of the Wild and Other Stories

by Jack London Canterbury Classics (October 01, 2015)

Powerful stories about the will to survive.

In Call of the Wild, Buck, a domesticated dog, is stolen from his home in California and sold into sled dog slavery during the 1890s Klondike gold rush in Alaska....


Moby-Dick

by Herman Melville Canterbury Classics (May 01, 2014)

“…for there is no folly of the beast of the earth which is not infinitely outdone by the madness of men.”--Herman Melville, Moby-Dick

“Call me Ishmael” is the iconic opening line of Herman Melville’s...


Treasure Island

by Robert Louis Stevenson Canterbury Classics (November 01, 2014)

“Yo-ho-ho and a bottle of rum.” —Robert Louis Stevenson, Treasure Island

Perhaps the most iconic pirate story of all time, Treasure Island was written by Robert Louis Stevenson in 1881. The book follows...


Tarzan of the Apes & The Return of Tarzan

by Edgar Rice Burroughs Canterbury Classics (October 01, 2015)

Fiction’s master of parkour swings into the Word Cloud collection!

John Clayton, Viscount Greystoke, is marooned on the west coast of Africa as an infant, and is adopted by a tribe of apes. A feral child, he...


The Arabian Nights

by Sir Richard Burton & Kenneth C. Mondschein Canterbury Classics (November 15, 2012)

No library's complete without the classics! This new, enhanced leather-bound edition collects the beloved tales of Arabian Nights, translated by Sir Richard Burton.

They are ancient stories, but they still enchant...


Peter Pan

by J. M. Barrie, Francis Donkin Bedford & Arthur Rackham Canterbury Classics (July 01, 2015)

“The moment you doubt whether you can fly, you cease for ever to be able to do it.” —J. M. Barrie, Peter Pan

Join Peter, Wendy, Tinker Bell, and a cast of other familiar characters on a fantastical journey...


Genesis...

by Welby Thomas Cox, Jr. Tablo Publishing (April 12, 2018)

It did not matter to Senator Lang Elliott that religious fundamentalist had decided to make his life a daily living hell, but the senator took umbrage when these pious, self-serving folks, took it upon themselves...


King Solomon's Mines

by H. Rider Haggard Standard Ebooks (April 27, 2018)

King Solomon’s Mines was published in September 1885, becoming an immediate best seller by tapping into people’s excitement for the unknown: in this case, the unexplored regions of Africa.

Haggard wrote...


Scaramouche

by Rafael Sabatini Standard Ebooks (February 16, 2018)

A romantic tale of a young aristocrat's adventures during the French Revolution. At one point the hero joins a theater troupe to portray ''Scaramouche''. He also becomes a lawyer, a politician, and a lover,...


Lost Face

by Jack London Standard Ebooks (February 16, 2018)

The first anthology of short stories by Jack London, Lost Face tells seven stories about the Klondike gold rush. In “Lost Face,” the fur thief Subienkow faces gruesome torture and execution by a tribe of...


Moby Dick

by Herman Melville Standard Ebooks (March 28, 2018)

Moby-Dick is an 1851 novel by Herman Melville. The story tells the adventures of the wandering sailor Ishmael and his voyage on the whaling ship Pequod, commanded by Captain Ahab. Ishmael soon learns that Ahab...


Treasure Island

by Robert Louis Stevenson Standard Ebooks (February 16, 2018)

Treasure Island isn’t just one of the most famous coming-of-age tales in modern storytelling, it’s also the book that invented everything you know about pirates: Peg legs, parrots, treasure chests, tropical...


Snow

by Mike Bond Mandevilla Press (October 01, 2017)

A "captivating story of three friends on opposing sides of a betrayal...Bond tells his story in a crisp, propulsive prose that darts from sentence to sentence... He also has a sharp ear for dialogue and a knack...


The Mysterious Island

by Jules Verne Standard Ebooks (February 16, 2018)

The Mysterious Island tells the tale of five Americans who, in an attempt to escape the Civil War, pilot a hot-air balloon and find themselves crashed on a deserted island somewhere in the Pacific. Verne had...


HOUSE OF JAGUAR

by Mike Bond Mandevilla Press (November 25, 2013)

Shot down over the jungle with a planeload of marijuana, Vietnam War hero Joe Murphy gets caught up in the brutal Guatemalan Civil War when he witnesses an attack on a Mayan village by the Guatemalan Army and...


THE LAST SAVANNA

by Mike Bond Mandevilla Press (November 25, 2013)

With Africa's last elephants dying under the poachers' guns, Kenya rancher and former SAS officer Ian MacAdam leads a commando squad against them. Pursuing the poachers through jungled mountains and searing...


ASSASSINS

by Mike Bond Mandevilla Press (December 01, 2016)

"An exhilarating spy novel that offers equal amounts of ingenuity and intrigue." -- KIRKUS In Bond’s (Killing Maine, 2015, etc.) latest thriller, an intelligence operative spends decades immersed in America’s...


King Solomon's Mines

The Lost World

by Arthur Conan Doyle Standard Ebooks (February 16, 2018)

Even though Doyle is most famous for his Sherlock stories, he was also a prolific novelist, and The Lost World is one of his more famous non-Sherlock novels. Like many novels of the day, it was first published...


A Strange Manuscript Found in a Copper Cylinder

by James De Mille Standard Ebooks (February 16, 2018)

A Strange Manuscript Found in a Copper Cylinder is perhaps James De Mille’s most popular book; sadly, De Mille didn’t get to see this novel grow in popularity, as it was first serialized posthumously, in...


The Mysterious Island

by Jules Verne Illustrated Books (February 09, 2018)

The Mysterious Island tells the exciting story of five Americans stranded on an uncharted island in the South Pacific. During the American Civil War, Richmond, Virginia was the capital of the Confederate States...


The Last of the Mohicans

by James Fenimore Cooper Standard Ebooks (February 16, 2018)

The Last of the Mohicans is one of the most famous tales of pioneer American adventure. Set during the French and Indian War, Mohicans tells the tale of the journey of two daughters to meet their father, a colonel,...


The Consultant

by TJ O'Connor Oceanview Publishing (May 15, 2018)

Terrorism hits Main Street America

When a rogue CIA consultant goes AWOL from his Middle Eastern post in response to his brother’s plea for help, he arrives just in time to witness his brother’s murder. For...


Relics of War: A Legend of Ethshar

by Lawrence Watt-Evans Wildside Press (December 15, 2014)

Young Ishta found it in the forest, buried beneath dead leaves: a rounded, flattened stone as black as onyx. One side held a golden oval that glowed with a unnatural light. Of course, it had to be magic.

But...


The Zanthodon MEGAPACK ®: The Complete 5-Book Series

by Lin Carter Wildside Press (November 17, 2014)

Beneath the trackless sands and shifting wastelands of the Sahara lies a world unknown to modern man: the underground world of Zanthodon. In its vast unmapped terrain are great jungles, strange seas, and forbidding...


The Lost World MEGAPACK®

by Lin Carter Wildside Press (October 16, 2014)

The Lost World MEGAPACK™ explores strange lands and peoples lost from the rest of civilization -- strange continents, hidden valleys, microscopic worlds, and underground kingdoms are just the tip of the iceberg!...


Peter and Wendy

by J. M. Barrie Standard Ebooks (February 16, 2018)

Peter Pan, a young boy who refuses to grow up, takes Wendy to the lost boys on the fantasy island of the Neverland to be their mother. Wendy’s two brothers, John and Michael, accompany them on their on many...


Candide

by Voltaire Standard Ebooks (February 16, 2018)

Candide is the picaresque tale of the titular character’s fantastical journey from an insular, idealized life in a picturesque castle through the difficulties and evils of the real world. Satirical, comical,...


The Life and Adventures of Robinson Crusoe

by Daniel Defoe Standard Ebooks (February 16, 2018)

Shipwrecked on a remote tropical island, a resourceful Englishman manages to survive alone for many years.


Armageddon 2419 A.D.

by Philip Francis Nowlan Standard Ebooks (February 16, 2018)

Armageddon 2419 A.D. features the introduction of Buck Rogers, the famous sci-fi adventure hero of early comics and radio shows. Originally published in Amazing Stories in 1928, this novella was later combined...


Priya's Shakti

by Ram Devineni Open BookShelf (January 30, 2018)

A mortal woman and the Goddess Parvati fight against gender-based sexual violence in India and around the world in this layered storytelling project and augmented reality comic book, supporting the movement...


The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

by Mark Twain Standard Ebooks (February 16, 2018)

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (often shortened to Huck Finn) is a novel written by American humorist Mark Twain. It is commonly used and accounted as one of the first Great American Novels. It is also one of...


The Night of Knives

by Jon Evans Open BookShelf (January 30, 2018)

Veronica Kelly came to Africa to start her life over. Still reeling from her divorce, she is grateful when a handsome stranger invites her to join a tour to visit gorillas in Uganda's wild Impenetrable Forest...


The Riddle of the Sands

by Erskine Childers Standard Ebooks (February 16, 2018)

The Riddle of the Sand is one of the earliest examples of the spy novel genre, and became hugely popular shortly after its publication. Childers carefully interweaves fiction with real-world places, events,...


The Call of the Wild

by Jack London Standard Ebooks (February 16, 2018)

Jack London spent nearly a year in Alaska and the Klondike, mining for gold and braving the Alaskan winter. There he was inspired to write what would become The Call of the Wild, one of his most famous novels....


Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Seas

by Jules Verne Standard Ebooks (February 16, 2018)

A seminal tale of science fiction, Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Seas is one of Jules Verne’s most famous novels. It’s more than just a stirring adventure tale—it’s also one of Verne’s most scientifically-accurate...