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7 - Tom Swift and the Paradox Planet By Victor Appleton II
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Following a life-changing personal event for Tom Swift, the world is taken by surprise when the report comes through that a planet in our own solar system has suddenly disappeared from its orbit.... More > Traditional means of scanning the sky can’t locate it, so the Government practically demands that Tom Swift investigate. An unmanned probe designed to look for any mass out there fails to find the wayward planet. And, when a second, more capable probe is suddenly grabbed and flung out of its path, Tom knows that he must go see what is out there. But another surprise is in store when something even larger than the missing planet appears and starts hurtling in toward a possible impact with the Earth. What is suddenly hurtling on a collision course and can Tom find a way to deflect it before even a near miss might mean massive devastation on our planet?< Less
Tom Swift and His Flight to The Pleiades By Leo L. Levesque
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The Pleiades star cluster always fascinated Tom Swift. From the day he stenciled the constellation on his first rocket ship until now—at seventy years of age—he has wanted to go. He is... More > ready, but two things stand in his way: age and his “Space Friends.” The first he knows how to overcome, but can he beat three incoming asteroids filled with revengeful dinosaurs. Can he surmount the dangers to all of humanity and to his best friend, Bud Barclay, who has a killer on his heels. And if the Dinos don’t kill him his own flesh and blood will! This is the follow-on book to "Tom Swift and His Luna-Tronics Excavator" and features twists and turns and surprises as Tom literally fights for what he believes in.< Less
8 - Tom Swift and the Galaxy Ghosts By Victor Appleton II
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In this 8th adventure, Tom Swift must try to find out what is going on with an inter-galactic phenomena just a short dozen light years away. Astronomers—those who have been allowed to know of... More > the anomaly—are baffled but can't really see it due to Saturn being in their line of sight. So, Tom and a team of ex-astronauts repair and reposition the old Hubble Telescope out past Saturn to get a good look. What everyone sees is the stuff nightmares are made of. It might be a black hole, or something even more disastrous for our solar system, and it is in our solar neighborhood. Using a new technology, Tom and his best friend, Bud Barclay, force their way through a small wormhole and arrive near the anomaly. The big problem is, now that they've arrived and seen what's really going on, they may not be able to get back to Earth to tell anyone. Worst of all, mysterious apparitions appear near the anomaly seemingly beckoning them to fly in.< Less
Tom Swift 's Pocket Book of Inventions By T. Edward Fox
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Tom Swift, teen inventor, has many major inventions (his Flying Lab, Giant Robot, Jetmarine, Outpost in Space, etc.) that we've all read about. But, he has created many smaller, less significant... More > inventions that you either hear a little about, or hear nothing about. This book contains 7 stories about 7 different inventions. These are the background stories about things that you might only see mentioned as, "And Tom grabbed his La-La-La-Device and ran out the door to rescue Bud…" in one or more books.< 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
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
Tom Swift 's Pocket Book of Inventions By T. Edward Fox
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Tom Swift, teen inventor, has many major inventions (his Flying Lab, Giant Robot, Jetmarine, Outpost in Space, etc.) that we've all read about. But, he has created many smaller, less significant... More > inventions that you either hear a little about, or hear nothing about. This book contains 7 stories about 7 different inventions. These are the background stories about things that you might only see mentioned as, "And Tom grabbed his La-La-La-Device and ran out the door to rescue Bud…" in one or more books. Ever wanted to know more about Tom's Fat Man diving suit? Well,this is the book for you.< Less
5—Tom Swift and His Cyclonic Eradicator (HB) By Victor Appleton II
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This hardbound edition of the fifth novel in the series starts with a near tragedy. But, not one to let setbacks stop him, Tom Swift accepts a contract to help complete a NOAA weather station in... More > Florida that has lost its primary contractor. While investigating the site he and his best friend Bud are nearly killed in an explosion. Or, was it an attack? He sets about creating a safety and security system but encounters a mysterious submarine out in the Gulf of Mexico. It turns out that an old enemy is up to their old tricks and are willing to do anything to stop—or kill—Tom. He knows the old saying about how you can't do anything about the weather, but has never believed it. And so Tom works to invent a method for breaking up hurricanes before they can do any damage. But the typical mix of sabotage, strange circumstances and even being waylaid on a deserted island can't stop our hero. But, about that weather thing…< Less
The Spirit of Enterprise By T. Edward Fox
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The third volume of novella-length character stories about some of the people you see in Tom Swift stories, but never get a chance to know more about. Now you can fix that. This volume includes... More > stories about Hank Sterling and Arv Hanson and how they are always confused for one another, how Doc Simpson spends a lot of his time fixing up Tom after he gets bashed and bruised, a story featuring Tom's girlfriend (no, not Phyllis Newton!) and the struggles she has overcoming her family's objections to dating Tom, a tale about the Swift's super-efficient secretary Miss Trent, and a bonus Christmas story featuring young Tom Swift as he saves the holiday.< Less
The Spirit of Enterprise By T. Edward Fox
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The third volume of novella-length character stories about some of the people you see in Tom Swift stories, but never get a chance to know more about. Now you can fix that. This volume includes... More > stories about Hank Sterling and Arv Hanson and how they are always confused for one another, how Doc Simpson spends a lot of his time fixing up Tom after he gets bashed and bruised, a story featuring Tom's girlfriend (no, not Phyllis Newton!) and the struggles she has overcoming her family's objections to dating Tom, a tale about the Swift's super-efficient secretary Miss Trent, and a bonus Christmas story featuring young Tom Swift as he saves the holiday.< Less