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The Demon Spell

The Monster Men

by Edgar Rice Burroughs

Professor Maxon performs secret experiments to make a "perfect race" of humans, finally succeeding with "Number Thirteen."

A Thief in the Night

by Ernest William Hornung

"These latest adventures of 'Raffles' and 'Bunny' are their most thrilling and exciting ones. The sentimental side of their story has never before been shown so dramatically and romantically, and the suggestion...

Herbert West: Reanimator

The Scarlet Citadel

Farewell, Nikola

by Guy Newell Boothby

This is the last of Boothby's Dr. Nikola novels, set in Venice, Italy. Nikola tells the story of his sad life, demonstrates his mystic ability to enable people to experience themselves in another place and time,...

A Descent into the Maelström

by Edgar Allan Poe

Inspired by the Moskstraumen, it is couched as a story within a story, a tale told at the summit of a mountain climb. The story is told by an old man who reveals that he only appears old - "You suppose me a...

Great Astronomers:  William Parsons (3rd Earl of Rosse)

by Robert Stawell Ball

William Parsons, the 3rd Earl of Rosse, (1800–1867) was an Anglo-Irish astronomer who made several large telescopes. His 72-inch telescope, the "Leviathan", built in 1845, was the world's largest telescope...

Geek Mafia: Mile Zero

by Rick Dakan

Key West-southernmost point in the United States, Mile Zero on Highway 1; and as far as you can run away from your past troubles without swimming to Cuba. Key West-originally Cayo Huesos or Isle of Bones, for...

Tarzan the Untamed

Swiss Family Robinson

by Johann David Wyss

"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...

The Trial for Murder

Love Eternal

The Planet Savers

by Marion Zimmer Bradley

Marion Zimmer Bradley has written some of the finest science fiction in print. She has been away from our pages too long. So this story is in the nature of a triumphant return. It could well be her best to date.

Sky Island

by Lyman Frank Baum

Trot is near her home on the coast of southern California when she meets a strange little boy with a large umbrella. Button Bright has been using his family's magic umbrella to take long-range journeys from...

Work, Death, and Sickness

The Four White Days

by Fred Merrick White

Fred M. White published this fictional story in 1903 about London in the grip of a severe 4-day arctic snow-storm, showing the hardships and consequences for which the city was unprepared, including price gouging...

The Faith of Men & Other Stories

by Jack London

Tales from the Klondike.

The Chronicles of Clovis

by Saki

One of Saki's best-known works. A collection of satirical short stories featuring Clovis.

My Ántonia

by Willa Cather

My Ántonia (first published 1918) is considered the greatest novel by American writer Willa Cather. My Ántonia — pronounced with the accent on the first syllable of "Ántonia" — is the final book of the...