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14—Tom Swift and the Coupe of Invisibility By Victor Appleton II
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In this 14th novel in the series, Tom Swift is approached by the Navy to do the impossible: make stealth ships quite literally disappear. Not just to RADAR, but human sight as well. He already has a... More > primitive panel that can hide a stationary person or small object, but how to deal with the moving ocean? How do you cover a large warship? Fortunately, he has several very good people and several inventions that might help show the right path. Once he manages to create an invisibility device he sets out to test it by installing it into a special bright red coupe. But, on a test drive, terrorists and other traitors manage to steal the car. Tom must find a way to defeat his own invention and regain possession of the coupe, as well as to try desperately to find some way to do this without making his invention useless. Deadly danger lurks on the streets where Tom and his best friend, Bud Barclay, hunt for the coupe, including an Iranian terrorist with a very distinctive feature who would rather see Tom dead!< Less
Tom Swift and His Envirozone Revivicator By Victor Appleton II
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Number 1 in the re-imagined world of Tom Swift. Tom and Swift Enterprises is challenged by the international G20 Environmental Group to come up with a solution to the incredible pollution problems... More > plaguing world-wide industries. In the process, he develops a solution to the missing ozone layer, and tries to save a small African nation from death by dehydration. But, Tom has his enemies. A mysterious group of black MIG fighters try to thwart this ozone project while an evil African dictator in an adjoining country want to stop him from saving the 'dry' African nation. Is Tom capable of pulling off a double play?< Less
1-Tom Swift and His EnvirOzone Revivicator By Victor Appleton II
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Number 1 in the re-imagined world of Tom Swift. Tom and Swift Enterprises is challenged by the international G20 Environmental Group to come up with a solution to the incredible pollution problems... More > plaguing world-wide industries. In the process, he develops a solution to the missing ozone layer, and tries to save a small African nation from death by dehydration. But, Tom has his enemies. A mysterious group of black MIG fighters try to thwart this ozone project while an evil African dictator in an adjoining country want to stop him from saving the 'dry' African nation. Is Tom capable of pulling off a double play?< Less
4-Tom Swift and His Oceanic SubLiminator By Victor Appleton II
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When a brand new nuclear submarine suddenly disappears during sea trials, Tom Swift is asked to help find and salvage her. He saves her crew and devises a way to bring her back up from a watery... More > grave. But, when the Navy asks him to become involved in an effort to locate and recover several lost U.S. and Soviet nuclear subs, he may have taken on more than he can handle. With a mixed Enterprises and Navy crew, he take a massive recovery submarine deep under the ocean and into danger. An old nemesis appears with a mysterious submarine; a submarine that isn't supposed to exist. With the ghost sub after them, Tom and his crew make a startling and dangerous discovery deep below the polar ice.< Less
3-Tom Swift and The Transcontinental BulleTrain By Victor Appleton II
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Number 3 in the new series: With the nation's road and rail infrastructure falling apart, the President hatches a plan for a high-speed bullet train to go coast to coast in under 18 hours. But, not... More > for people. Freight trains. Swift Enterprises is one of several companies chosen to complete this project in the unrealistic timeframe of just one year! Tom must devise a way to cross the most inhospitable parts of the U.S. while trying to work with companies that are jealous, uncooperative, and want more of the project, trying to find out who is behind a plot to sabotage both the project as well as the good name of Swift Enterprises, and striving to overcome attempts that threaten his and Bud's lives, as well as that of his father.< Less
13—Tom Swift and the IntraEarth Invaders (HB) By Victor Appleton II
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In this hardbound edition of the 13th novel in the New Tom Swift Invention Series, the young inventor is called down to Helium City to investigate strange noises that seem to be coming up from deep... More > within the wells themselves. This should be impossible because there are several miles of near absolute zero liquid helium down there. Several probes not only fail to find anything, at least one is attacked and lost. So, Tom and his best friend, Bud Barclay, undertake the dangerous mission to go down into the well to find out what is really going on. When that trip turns to near disaster, it is time to call in reinforcements. This comes in the form of an old friend who not only knows the truth must be discovered, he believes that it must be stopped at any cost!< Less
14—Tom Swift and the Coupe of Invisibility (HB) By Victor Appleton II
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In this hardbound edition of the 14th novel in the New Tom Swift Invention Series, Tom is approached by the U.S. Navy to do the impossible: make their RADAR-invisible ships truly invisible, even to... More > the human eye in broad daylight! Things progress almost too well before disaster strikes. During a test of a small car outfitted with the technology, a group of terrorists and turncoats kidnap Tom, nearly killing him as they steal the invisible coupe. He must come up with a way to not just see his nearly perfectly invisible car, he must also do it in some way so that he doesn't ruin its use in the Navy project. It is a balance of tasks that are almost too much for the young inventor to juggle. And, with the Navy and the FBI breathing down his neck, has Tom overstretched himself on this one?< Less
12—Tom Swift and the High Space L-Evator By Victor Appleton II
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In this twelfth adventure in the new series, Tom Swift decides that his 4-year-old space station, the Outpost in Space, is getting too small. When you outgrow something you either make it larger or... More > you replace it. Tom's plan is not just ambitious, it is almost impossible. He want to build a giant space station capable of rotating to provide its 1,000 or more inhabitants with near Earth-like gravity and incredible surroundings. Two problems are in his way: money and getting all the materials up there. When even his own government appears to condemn his efforts Tom must turn to an alternate source for his building materials—mining what he needs from asteroids. But now he requires a way to transport raw materials to Earth and finished goods into orbit. The solution has never been tried except in science fiction. He decides to build a space elevator. But with so many challenges and even the United Nations looking like they want to take over the new station, he finds that he is just about on his own.< Less
Tom Swift and the AntiInferno Suppressor By Victor Appleton II
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In this hardbound edition of the 11th novel in The New Tom Swift Invention Series, someone is setting huge fires in an apparent attempt to draw Tom Swift into becoming involved in what looks like... More > terrorist attacks. When a near tragedy and a request from a dear friend finally do prompt the young inventor into action, he discovers that an old enemy may be behind these fires. As he tries to find a solution for fighting the fires--and hopes that the FBI might catch the perpetrators--Tom finds that the writings of his namesake, the original Tom Swift, may hold the clues to the answer he seeks. An entire notebook tells the story of the trials and successes of his ancestor. But can modern technology do what he wants? This volume contains both the novel as well as a novella that tells the story of the original Tom and his search to create an aerial firetruck.< Less
Fat Man Operator's Guide By Victor Appleton II
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When he created his Jetmarine, Tom Swift also created the Fat Man diving suit. Like a golden egg with arms and legs, this deep sea diving marvel served Tom well. When Swift Enterprises decided to... More > cease using it for internal projects, it was decided to build and sell a Model B Fat Man suit—more highly automated and with many refinements for operator comfort—to the general public. This manual is the final, preproduction draft of the User's Manual for the Fat Man Model B suit. It features Tom's own hand-sketched drawings for the master control panel; the original of this reproduction is now on display at the Smithsonian.< Less