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Fame and Fortune; or, The Progress of Richard Hunter

by Horatio Alger, Jr.

Fame and Fortune is the sequel to the adventure book Ragged Dick.

Tree, Spare that Woodman

by Dave Dryfoos

The single thing to fear was fear—ghastly, walking fear!

The Beginning

by Henry Hasse

Relentlessly, a narrative as old as time drives forward to a climax as old as man—and points a finger as grim as Death.

John Jones's Dollar

by Harry Stephen Keeler

Take a board with 64 squares on it. Put a grain of wheat on the first square--two on the second--four on the third. Keep doubling in this manner and you will find there isn't enough wheat in the world to fill...

Jack’s Gift

by Jason Stoddard

Metropolis meets Miracle On 34th Street; grit with a lot of heart.

Breakaway

by Stanley Gimble

She surely got her wish ... but there was some question about getting what she wanted.

Traders Risk

by Roger D. Aycock

Keeping this cargo meant death--to jettison it meant to make flotsam and jetsam of a world!

The Servant Problem

by Robert Franklin Young

Selling a whole town, and doing it inconspicuously, can be a little difficult … either giving it away freely, or in a more normal sense of "selling". People don't quite believe it….

The Stutterer

by R.R. Merliss

A man can be killed by a toy gun--he can die of fright, for heart attacks can kill. What, then, is the deadly thing that must be sealed away, forever locked in buried concrete--a thing or an idea?

The American Baron

Vittoria Accoramboni

Telempathy

by Vance Simonds

Suppose you really knew what everyone was feeling... suppose you had a surefire way of predicting public reaction. Wouldn't you wonder, sometimes, if it could backfire?

Dead Man's Planet

by Joseph Samachson

When a driven man arrives at a cemetery world, what else can it be but journey's end—and the start of a new one?

With a Vengeance

by J. B. Woodley

Keep this in mind in teaching apprentices: They are future journeymen—and even masters!

Blind Spot

by Bascom Jones

Everyone supported the Martian program—until it struck home!

See?

by Edward G. Robles

Seeing things? Don't go to an analyst—see the Commission— if it doesn't find you first!

Teething Ring

by James Causey

Anyone can make an error, but the higher the society... the more disastrous the mistake!

Vital Ingredient

by Gerald Vance

Frankie was ready for the big test—Ten-Time Winner of the world title. He was young and fit and able; also, he had Milt's cunning brain to direct every feint and punch. This left only one thing in doubt, the...

How Santa Claus Came to Simpson's Bar

by Bret Harte

Bret Harte (August 25, 1836 – May 6, 1902) was an American author and poet, best remembered for his accounts of pioneering life in California.

Giants on the Earth

by Sterner St. Paul Meek

The yoke of Jovian oppression rests heavily on the dwellers of Earth--until Damis, the Nepthalim, comes forward to lead them in spirited revolt.