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Back to Julie

by Richard Wilson Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

The side-shuffle is no dance step. It's the choice between making time ... and doing time!

The Gringos

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

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

The Happy Family

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

A lively and amusing story, dealing with the adventures of eighteen jovial, big hearted Montana cowboys.

Her Prairie Knight

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

A realistic story of the plains, describing a gay party of Easterners who exchange a cottage at Newport for the rough homeliness of a Montana ranch-house. The merry-hearted cowboys, the fascinating Beatrice,...

Lonesome Land

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

With one of her quick changes of mood she rose, patted her hair smooth, caught up a wrap oddly inharmonious with the gown and slippers, looped her train over her arm, took her violin, and ran lightly down-stairs....

The Lonesome Trail and Other Stories

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

A man is very much like a horse. Once thoroughly frightened by something he meets on the road he will invariably shy at the same place afterwards until a wisely firm master leads him perforce to the spot and...

The Long Shadow

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

A vigorous Western story, sparkling with the free, outdoor, life of a mountain ranch. Its scenes shift rapidly and its actors play the game of life fearlessly and like men. It is a fine love story from start...

The Lookout Man

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

A Northern California story full of action, excitement and love.

The Phantom Herd

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

The title of a moving-picture staged in New Mexico by the "Flying U" boys.

The Quirt

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

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

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The Thunder Bird

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

Since Life is no more than a series of achievements and failures, this story is going to begin exactly where the teller of tales usually stops. It is going to begin with Johnny Jewel an accepted lover and with...

The Trail of the White Mule

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

Casey Ryan, hunched behind the wheel of a large, dark blue touring car with a kinked front fender and the glass gone from the left headlight, slid out from the halted traffic, shied sharply away from a hysterically...

Jurgen: A Comedy of Justice

by James Branch Cabell Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

Jurgen, A Comedy of Justice is a 1919 fantasy book by James Branch Cabell - the eighth among some fifty-two books written by this author - which gained fame (or notoriety, in the view of some) shortly after...

Rich Living

by Michael Cathal Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

No other planet in the entire Galaxy was at all like Rejuvenal ... it was the only world worth one's whole fortune for a short visit!

Between Friends

by Robert William Chambers Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

Between Friends by Robert William Chambers Lorraine Monk, Officer of the Order of Canada and founding Executive Director of the Canadian Museum of Photography was, from 1960 to 1980, the Executive Director of...

The Green Mouse

by Robert William Chambers Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

To the literary, literal, and scientific mind purposeless fiction is abhorrent. Fortunately we all are literally and scientifically inclined; the doom of purposeless fiction is sounded; and it is a great comfort...

John Whopper, The Newsboy

by Thomas M. Clark Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

John Whopper, The Newsboy was written in the year 1870 by Thomas M. Clark. This book is one of the most popular novels of Thomas M. Clark, and has been translated into several other languages around the world....

Sense from Thought Divide

by Mark Irvin Clifton Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

What is a "phony"? Someone who believes he can do X, when he can't, however sincerely he believes it? Or someone who can do X, believes he can't, and believes he is pretending he can?

The Best Made Plans

by Everett B. Cole Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

There are some people that it is extremely unwise to cross... and the fireworks start when two such people cross each other!

Final Weapon

by Everett B. Cole Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

The societal picture painted by Cole is mainly gray: for second and third class citizens, life is literally lived underground, at subsistence or lower, and closely monitored in all aspects. The few ruling elite,...


by Everett B. Cole Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

The best way to keep a secret is to publish it in a quite unbelievable form--and insist that it is the truth.

The Players

by Everett B. Cole Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

A Playboy is someone with power, too much time on his hands, and too little sense of a goal worth achieving. And if the Playboy happens to belong to a highly advanced culture....

Gaspar Ruiz

by Joseph Conrad Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

An enthralling novel of Gaspar’s inspirational rise from obscurity to light. Remarkable for its irony, it marvelously presents man’s capacity for self-deception.

Dead World

by Jack Douglas Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

Out on the ice-buried planet, Commander Red Stone led his Free Companions to almost certain death. They died for a dangerous dream that had only one chance in a thousand trillion to come true. Is there a better...

The Spider

by Hanns Heinz Ewers Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

"When the student of medicine, Richard Bracquemont, decided to move into room #7 of the small Hotel Stevens, Rue Alfred Stevens (Paris 6), three persons had already hanged themselves from the cross-bar of the...

Bohemians of the Latin Quarter

by Henri Murger Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

This book by Henry Murger was the source of the plot used by Puccini in his opera "La Bohème".

Trek's End

by John Walker Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

File this short story under the category of "Unintended Consequences." It begins:

"I saw it happen. I witnessed the end of the world. And since I'm the only human who saw it, I'm going to write it down, even...

The Three Clerks

by Anthony Trollope Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

The Three Clerks is a novel by Anthony Trollope, set in the lower reaches of the Civil Service. It draws on Trollope's own experiences as a junior clerk in the General Post Office, and has been called the most...

The Fortune of the Rougons

by Émile Zola Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

The novel is partly an origin story, with a huge cast of characters swarming around - many of whom become the central figures of later novels in the series - and partly an account of the December 1851 coup d'état...

Percival Bland's Proxy and The Missing Mortgagee

by R. Austin Freeman Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

These are two short stories from the collection THE GREAT PORTRAIT MYSTERY: "PERCIVAL BLAND'S PROXY" and "THE MISSING MORTGAGEE", wherein the brilliant medical investigator, Dr. Thorndyke, solves murderous crimes....

A Tale of Negative Gravity

by Frank R. Stockton Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

A retired middle-aged gentleman and his wife take a long walk, arm-in-arm, many miles, up hills, across fields, with a laden knapsack and a heavy picnic basket, and yet they are completely at ease because of...

The Woman Who Rode Away And Other Stories

by David Herbert Lawrence Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

This is the first volume of Lawrence's collected short stories. It contains thirteen tales set in both England and America, including "The Rocking-Horse Winner", Lawrence's most popular short story.

The Diary Of A Superfluous Man and Other Stories

by Ivan Sergeyevich Turgenev Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

Includes: The Diary of a Superfluous Man, A Tour in the Forest, Yakov Pasinkov, Andrei Kolosov, and A Correspendence.

The Diary of a Superfluous Man is an 1850 novella by Russian author Ivan Turgenev. It is written...

The Outsider

by Howard Phillips Lovecraft Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

"The Outsider" is a short story by American horror writer H. P. Lovecraft. Written between March and August 1921, it was first published in Weird Tales, April 1926. In this work, a mysterious man who has been...

Everything Is Possible To Will

by Ellen Ellis Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

A semi-autobiographical novel by an early feminist New Zealand author, Ellen E. Ellis. The character Wrax is a debased version of the author's husband Oliver, and Zee a weaker version of Ellen.

Ellis uses this...

Three Hundred Years Hence

by Mary Griffith Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

A sleeping young man is sealed in his house by an avalanche and awakens 300 years later in the year 2135 when the house is uncovered by excavation. Through this character, Griffith looks into the future of America...

Doctor Who and the Scales of Injustice

by Gary Russell Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

The Silurians come up against a sinister government department.

Doctor Who: The Sands of Time

by Justin Richards Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

An ancient Egyptian god is reborn through Nyssa.

Doctor Who and the Empire of Glass

by Andy Lane Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

The Empire of Glass is a Virgin Missing Adventures original novel written by Andy Lane based on the long-running British science fiction television series Doctor Who. It features the First Doctor, Steven Taylor,...

Doctor Who: Nightshade

by Mark Gatiss Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

Monsters of the mind kill all in their path.

Jury Service

by Charles Stross & Cory Doctorow Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

Welcome to the fractured future, at the dusk of the twenty-first century.

Earth has a population of roughly a billion hominids. For the most part, they are happy with their lot, living in a preserve at the bottom...

Uniform of a Man

by Dave Dryfoos Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

After rescue, revenge was uppermost in Chet Barfield's mind; the hideous, bestial Agvars had to be taught a lesson they'd never forget. His rescuers seemed to disagree, however—until Chet learned his lesson...

Waste Not, Want

by Dave Dryfoos Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

Eat your spinach, little man! It's good for you. Stuff yourself with it. Be a good little consumer, or the cops will get you.... For such is the law of supply and demand!

The Planetoid of Peril

by Paul Frederick Ernst Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

Undaunted by crazy tales of an indestructible presence on Asteroid Z-40, Harley 2Q14N20 sets out alone to face and master it.

Fee of the Frontier

by Horace Brown Fyfe Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

They didn't think of themselves as pioneers. They simply had a job to do. And if they had to give up money, or power, or love—or life itself—that was the FEE OF THE FRONTIER

Irresistible Weapon

by Horace Brown Fyfe Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

There's no such thing as a weapon too horrible to use; weapons will continue to become bigger, and deadlier. Like other things that can't be stopped....

Let There Be Light

by Horace Brown Fyfe Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

No matter what the future, one factor must always be reckoned with—the ingenuity of the human animal.

The Outbreak of Peace

by Horace Brown Fyfe Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

When properly conducted, a diplomatic mission can turn the most smashing of battle-successes into a fabulous Pyrrhic victory.

Satellite System

by Horace Brown Fyfe Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

Fyfe's quite right ... there's nothing like a satellite system for a cold storage arrangement. Keeps things handy, but out of the way....