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Keep Your Friends Close: A gripping psychological thriller full of shocking twists you won’t see coming

by June Taylor Killer Reads (October 26, 2018)

Keep your friends close and your enemies closer…

An addictive and shocking psychological thriller, full of twists you won’t see coming, perfect for fans of FRIEND REQUEST by Laura Marshall.

A friend who...


November Road

by Lou Berney HarperCollins (October 22, 2018)

‘A great read, combining brutal action with a moving love story; gorgeous writing, too’ Ian Rankin

Set against the assassination of JFK, a poignant and evocative crime novel – a story of unexpected connections,...


Kidnapped

by Robert Louis Stevenson Standard Ebooks (April 24, 2018)

Written in 1886, Kidnapped is an adventure novel set in Scotland in the mid-1700s, not long after the Jacobite rebellion in the Highlands which had attempted to set Bonnie Prince Charlie on the throne. This...


Arsène Lupin Versus Herlock Sholmes

by Maurice Leblanc Standard Ebooks (April 09, 2018)

Arsène Lupin takes on his most fearsome opponent yet in this second collection of his larcenous adventures. More a loving homage than a straight copy, Herlock Sholmes (changed just enough to avoid fallout from...


The Extraordinary Adventures of Arsène Lupin, Gentleman-Burglar

by Maurice Leblanc Standard Ebooks (March 28, 2018)

Arsène Lupin, with his characteristic wit, plots over the course of nine short stories to steal many of France’s best antiques and artworks from under their owners’ noses. Only his classic opponent Detective...


The Gringos

by B.M. Bower Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

A story of love and adventure on a ranch in California.


Back to God's Country and Other Stories

by James Oliver Curwood Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

After her father is killed by an outlaw, Dolores marries Peter. While at sea in the Arctic, Dolores meets the ship's captain -- the man who killed her father! The captain causes an 'accident' to happen to Peter,...


Baree, Son of Kazan

by James Oliver Curwood Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

The story of the son of the blind Grey Wolf and the gallant part he played in the lives of a man and a woman.


Roast Beef, Medium: The Business Adventures of Emma McChesney

by Edna Ferber Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

Edna Ferber, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Show Boat and Giant, achieved her first great success with a series of stories she published in American Magazine between 1911 and 1913. The stories featured Emma...


Lord Jim

by Joseph Conrad Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

Lord Jim, by Joseph Conrad, is part of the Barnes & Noble Classics series, which offers quality editions at affordable prices to the student and the general reader, including new scholarship, thoughtful design,...


The Count of Monte Cristo

by Alexandre Dumas Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

The Count of Monte Cristo (French: Le Comte de Monte-Cristo) is an adventure novel by Alexandre Dumas, père. It is often considered, along with The Three Musketeers, as Dumas' most popular work. It is also...


The Man Who Would be King

by Rudyard Kipling Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

The Man Who Would be King (1888) is a short story by Rudyard Kipling chronicling the adventures of two British men who become kings in Kafiristan (now a province of Afghanistan).


A Journey into the Center of the Earth

by Jules Verne Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

Journey to the Center of the Earth is a classic 1864 science fiction novel by Jules Verne (published in the original French as Voyage au centre de la Terre). The story involves a professor who leads his nephew...


The Red Badge of Courage

by Stephen Crane Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

The Red Badge of Courage is an 1895 war novel by American author Stephen Crane. It is considered one of the most influential works in American literature. The novel, a depiction on the cruelty of the American...


Martin Chuzzlewit

by Charles Dickens Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

The Life and Adventures of Martin Chuzzlewit (commonly known as Martin Chuzzlewit) is a novel by Charles Dickens, considered the last of his picaresque novels. It was originally serialised in 1843 and 1844....


The Further Adventures of Robinson Crusoe

by Daniel Defoe Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

The Farther Adventures of Robinson Crusoe (now more commonly rendered as "The Further adventures of Robinson Crusoe") is a novel by Daniel Defoe, first published in 1719. Just as in its significantly more popular...


The Son of Tarzan

by Edgar Rice Burroughs Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

Narrowly surviving his encounter with his enemy Tarzan in The Beasts of Tarzan, Alexis Paulvitch has a score to settle. He lures Tarzan's son Jack away from London and captures him, only to have Jack escape...


Tarzan the Terrible

by Edgar Rice Burroughs Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

In the previous novel, during the early days of World War I, Tarzan discovered that his wife Jane was not killed in a fire set by German troops, but was in fact alive. In this novel two months have gone by and...


One of Ours

by Willa Cather Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

Claude Wheeler craves excitement, far more than he can ever find as a farmer's son. He encounters more at university, where the modern world beyond farm life offers new thrills and challenges, only to lose them...


Swiss Family Robinson

by Johann David Wyss Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

"Swiss Family Robinson" is the classic tale of a Swiss pastor, his wife and their four sons who find themselves shipwrecked on an isolated tropical island. Along with a couple of dogs, some livestock, pigeons...


Burning Daylight

by Jack London Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

A prospector nicknamed Burning Daylight strikes it rich during the Alaskan Gold Rush, but after he's cheated out of his fortune by crooks on Wall Street, he becomes a scoundrel. Moving to Oakland, California,...


The Mad King

by Edgar Rice Burroughs Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

"I have passed through a series of rather remarkable adventures since I came to Lutha," said Barney apparently quite irrelevantly, after the two had remained silent for a moment. "Shortly after my car fell upon...


The Lion's Skin

by Rafael Sabatini Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

In past eras, the illegitimate children of powerful monarchs and aristocrats were often sent abroad to be raised where they could cause no undue embarrassment to their biological parents. This commonplace practice...


Cabin Fever

by B. M. Bower Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

The prolific author Bertha Muzzy Bower lived on a number of Western ranches and farms in her day and was intimately acquainted with the creeping solitude that can surround those who spend time alone on the range....


The Outlaw of Torn

by Edgar Rice Burroughs Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

"This Peter of Colfax shall be looked to," growled Norman of Torn. "And as you have refused his heart and hand, his head shall be yours for the asking. You have but to command, Bertrade de Montfort." "Very well,"...


Nostromo: A Tale of the Seaboard

by Joseph Conrad Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

Set in the imaginary South American republic of Costaguana, this work is an illustration of the impact of foreign exploitation on a developing nation. As Sulaco, site of an English/American controlled silver...


The Secret Sharer

by Joseph Conrad Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

"The Secret Sharer" is a short story by Joseph Conrad written in 1909, first published in Harper's Magazine in 1910, and as a book in the short-story collection Twixt Land and Sea (1912). The story was filmed...


The Prairie

by James Fenimore Cooper Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

The Prairie: A Tale (1827) is a historical novel by James Fenimore Cooper, the third novel written by him featuring Natty Bumppo, his fictitious frontier hero, who is simply known as "the trapper" in it. Chronologically...


The Flaming Forest

by James Oliver Curwood Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

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The River's End

by James Oliver Curwood Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

A story of the Canadian Royal Mounted Police.


Soldiers of Fortune

by Richard Harding Davis Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

A romance of America's nascent imperial power recounting the adventures of Robert Clay, a mining engineer and sometime mercenary, and Hope Langham, the daughter of a wealthy American industrialist, as they become...


The Chouans

by Honoré de Balzac Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

Balzac's literary output began with chronicles and sketches on widely varied social and artistic topics. The journals to which he contributed were increasingly looking for short fiction, which Balzac was able...


The Mucker

by Edgar Rice Burroughs Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

Billy Byrne was a product of the streets and alleys of Chicago's great West Side. From Halsted to Robey, and from Grand Avenue to Lake Street there was scarce a bartender whom Billy knew not by his first name....


The Story of the Treasure Seekers

by Edith Nesbit Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

This is the story of the Bastable children and their attempts to help the family finances by searching for treasure. - LibriVox


Tom Swift and His Airship

by Victor Appleton Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

Tom Swift has finished his latest invention- the Red Cloud, a fast and innovative airship. Tom is anxious for a cross-country trial, but just before he and his friends take off, the Shopton bank is robbed. No...


The Sea Wolf

by Jack London Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

Chronicles the voyages of a ship run by the ruthless Wolf Larsen, among the greatest of London's characters, and spokesman for an extreme individualism London intended to critique.


The Son of the Wolf

by Jack London Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

Love Jack London's classic adventure novel The Call of the Wild? Curl up with this collection of short stories in the same vein. The tales in The Son of the Wolf, most of which are set in the Klondike region...


The Night-Born

by Jack London Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

A varied collection including "War," "The Mexican," and "To Kill a Man."


Tales of the Fish Patrol

by Jack London Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

Stories set on the San Francisco Bay of London's youth, including "A Raid on the Oyster Pirates."


The Wreck of the Golden Mary

by Charles Dickens Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

Ready to dive into a nautical mystery? "The Wreck of the Golden Mary" is a collaborative work from the minds of Charles Dickens and Wilkie Collins, two of the most popular nineteenth-century British writers...


At the Earth's Core

by Edgar Rice Burroughs Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

At the Earth's Core is a 1914 fantasy novel by Edgar Rice Burroughs, the first in his series about the fictional "hollow earth" land of Pellucidar. It first appeared as a four-part serial in All-Story Weekly...


The Beasts of Tarzan

by Edgar Rice Burroughs Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

Edgar Rice Burroughs created one of the most iconic figures in American pop culture, Tarzan of the Apes, and it is impossible to overstate his influence on entire genres of popular literature in the decades...


The Chessmen of Mars

by Edgar Rice Burroughs Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

Presently Ghek pushed aside a door that opened from the stairway, and before them Tara saw the moonlight flooding the walled court where the headless rykors lay beside their feeding-troughs. She saw the perfect...


The Gods of Mars

by Edgar Rice Burroughs Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

After the long exile on Earth, John Carter finally returned to his beloved Mars. But beautiful Dejah Thoris, the woman he loved, had vanished. Now he was trapped in the legendary Eden of Mars -- an Eden from...


Jungle Tales of Tarzan

by Edgar Rice Burroughs A.C. McClurg (March 25, 2018)

Jungle Tales of Tarzan is a collection of twelve loosely connected short stories by American writer Edgar Rice Burroughs, comprising the sixth book in order of publication in his series about the title character...


The Lost Continent

by Edgar Rice Burroughs Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

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Pellucidar

by Edgar Rice Burroughs Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

David Innes and his captive, a member of the reptilian Mahar master race of the interior world of Pellucidar, return from the surface world in the Iron Mole invented by his friend and companion in adventure...


Tarzan of the Apes

by Edgar Rice Burroughs Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

When Tarzan is orphaned as a baby deep in the African jungle, the apes adopt him and raise him as their own. By the time the boy is ten, he can swing through the trees and talk to the animals. By the time he...


Tarzan the Untamed

by Edgar Rice Burroughs Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

Tarzan looked at the girl, a quizzical expression upon his face. Again had she placed him under obligations to her, and Tarzan of the Apes did not wish to be obligated to a German spy; yet in his honest heart...


Thuvia Maid of Mars

by Edgar Rice Burroughs Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

This installment shifts focus from John Carter and Dejah Thoris, protagonists of the first three books in the series, to their son Carthoris, prince of Helium, and to Thuvia, princess of Ptarth, and follows...