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The War Prayer

by Mark Twain

Written by Mark Twain during the Philippine-American War in the first decade of the twentieth century, The War Prayer tells of a patriotic church service held to send the town's young men off to war. During...

The Dark Star

by Robert William Chambers

A pastor's daughter is inadvertently involved the heist of the famous Dark Star gem. Is there a prince who can save her from ruin and recover the stone?

Tales of Wonder

by Lord Dunsany

The Last Book of Wonder, originally published as Tales of Wonder, is the tenth book and sixth original short story collection of Irish fantasy writer Lord Dunsany, considered a major influence on the work of...

A Voice in the Wilderness

by Grace Livingston Hill

Margaret Earle, an Eastern girl, thinking she has reached her destination in Arizona, where she is going to teach school, steps off the train at a lonely, desert water tank, and the train moves on, leaving her...

With Her in Ourland

by Charlotte Perkins Gilman

Sequel to Herland. Published serially in the author's monthly magazine, Forerunner, volume 7 (1916). Herland described an all-women utopia in a secluded high valley, where 3 adventurous young men visit by airplane....

The Kingdom of the Blind

by Edward Phillips Oppenheim

An espionage novel set during World War I.

The Return of Dr. Fu-Manchu

Fu Manchu #1673

by Sax Rohmer

Second book in the Fu Manchu series.

The Turtles of Tasman

by Jack London

A minor collection that includes the amazing "Told in the Drooling Ward."

An Amiable Charlatan

by Edward Phillips Oppenheim

"The thing happened so suddenly that I really had very little time to make up my mind what course to adopt under somewhat singular circumstances. I was seated at my favorite table against the wall on the right-hand...

The Secret of the Storm Country

by Grace Miller White

The sequel to Tess of the Storm Country.

Captain Gardiner of the International Police

by Robert Allen

In the far flung year of 1975 ("sixty years after the last and most terrible European war") Captain Gardiner, a squarejawed two-fisted Slab Thunkchest type, is the best agent that the International Police have....

The Bobbsey Twins at Home

Ruth Fielding in Moving Pictures

by Alice B. Emerson

Ruth, Helen, and Tom watch a movie crew film scenes near the Red Mill. As they watch, the starring actress, Hazel Gray, falls into the river and is swept downstream. Ruth and her friends rescue the actress and...

Nan Sherwood's Winter Holidays

by Annie Roe Carr

Excerpt: Ta-ra! ta-ra! ta-ra-ra-ra! ta-rat! Professor Krenner took the silver bugle from his lips while the strain echoed flatly from the opposite, wooded hill. That hill was the Isle of Hope, a small island...

The Ivory Child

Tarzan and the Jewels of Opar

Tarzan #17

by Edgar Rice Burroughs

Here Tarzan returns to Opar, the source of the gold for lost Atlantis. Ages ago Atlantis sunk beneath the waves -- but the denizens of Opar still mine the gold of this lost colony. Tarzan, following greedy pair...

The Phantom Herd

by B.M. Bower

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

The Heritage of the Sioux

by B.M. Bower

The "Flying U" boys stage a fake bank robbery for film purposes which precedes a real one for lust of gold.

The Pupil

The Altar of the Dead