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At the Earth's Core By Edgar Burroughs
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Excerpt: ...fruit, scooped out all its seed, thereby checking more advance, and throwing into the rind strength that would otherwise have gone to reproductiveness. They said each fruit made two... More > vessels, but the upper half was always best and used for long salt-water journeys, the lower piece being but for punting or fishing on their lakes. They cut them in half while still green, scraped out the light remaining pulp when dry, and dragged them down with the minimum of trouble, light as feathers, tenacious as steel plate, and already in the form and fashion of dainty craft from five to twenty feet in length, when the process was completed. By the time we had explored this strangest of ship-building yards, and I had seen last year's crop on the stocks being polished and fitted with seats and gear, the sun was going down; and the Martian twilight, owing to the comparative steepness of the little planet's sides, being brief, we strolled back to the village, and there< Less
The Return of Tarzan By Edgar Rice Burroughs
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The Return of Tarzan is a novel written by Edgar Rice Burroughs, the second in his series of books about the title character Tarzan. It was first published in the pulp magazine New Story Magazine in... More > the issues for June through December 1913; the first book edition was published in 1915 by A. C. McClurg.The novel picks up where Tarzan of the Apes left off. The ape man, feeling rootless in the wake of his noble sacrifice of his prospects of wedding Jane Porter, leaves America for Europe to visit his friend Paul d'Arnot. On the ship he becomes embroiled in the affairs of Countess Olga de Coude, her husband, Count Raoul de Coude, and two shady characters attempting to prey on them, Nikolas Rokoff and his henchman Alexis Paulvitch. Rokoff, it turns out, is also the countess's brother. Excerpt from: Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less
Josh's Gallery 01 By Sexy Sluggers
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We were recently approached by Josh, a very nice gentleman with an equally nice artistic skill, wondering if we'd care to offer his art on our website. It only took seeing a few of his images to... More > know that answer was a definitive YES, and we hope you may share our enthusiams and appreciation for his skill. We're starting off with a "baker's dozen" of his boxing images, a gallery of 13 showing 26 different women in competitive style topless boxing. These images could nearly pass for plates for old pulp magazine colors, with warm tones and delicious bodies, nothing in extreme, except for the pleasure of seeing them. If you're a fan of cover art and female boxing, you will surely enjoy this first of (hopefully) many more galleries to come from this very talented man across the water. 13 Print Resolution images (300 DPI) in a print-ready PDF file. Art by JOSH. NUDITY, ADULTS ONLY< Less
Ray Cummings, Science Fiction Collection By Ray Cummings
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Ray Cummings (byname of Raymond King Cummings; (1887 – 1957) was an American author of science fiction, rated one of the "founding fathers of the science fiction pulp genre". Cummings... More > worked with Thomas Edison as a personal assistant and technical writer from 1914 to 1919. His most highly regarded work was the novel The Girl in the Golden Atom published in 1922, which was a consolidation of a short story by the same name published in 1919 (where Cummings combined the idea of Fitz James O'Brien's The Diamond Lens with H. G. Wells's The Time Machine) and a sequel, The People of the Golden Atom, published in 1920. His career resulted in some 750 novels and short stories, using also the pen names Ray King, Gabrielle Cummings, and Gabriel Wilson. In this ebook: Brigands of the Moon The White Invaders Wandl the Invader The Girl in the Golden Atom Tarrano the Conqueror Beyond the Vanishing Point Phantoms of Reality The Exile of Time The Fire People The Man Who Mastered Time The Shadow Girl< Less
A Princess of Mars By Edgar Rice Burroughs
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A Princess of Mars (1917) is a science fantasy novel by Edgar Rice Burroughs, the first of his Barsoom series. Full of swordplay and daring feats, the novel is considered a classic example of 20th... More > century pulp fiction. It is also a seminal instance of the planetary romance, a sub-genre of science fantasy that became highly popular in the decades following its publication. The story is set on Mars, imagined as a dying planet with a harsh desert environment. This vision of Mars was based on the work of the astronomer Percival Lowell, whose ideas were widely popularized in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The Barsoom series inspired a number of well-known 20th century science fiction writers, including Ray Bradbury, Arthur C. Clarke, Robert A. Heinlein, and John Norman, and was also inspirational for many scientists in the fields of space exploration and the search for extraterrestrial life, including Carl Sagan, who read A Princess of Mars when he was a child.< Less
Towerld Level 0004: Facing the Suite Music and the Heavenly Hallucination By Doctor Deicide
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“You are too worthy for a bait. I am sure that you prefer being my date.” Hector_1304 and Wendy manage to infiltrate into the suite, trying to transport the drugs that their friend... More > Gideon needs and to bring the Pluck Princess to safety. However, they are intercepted in the dining room by the dreadful Theriocephalic (beast-headed) Thugs, who are classes above the previous foes. Can Hector_1304 stand being dominated physically and mentally? Is he even less than a decoy, only to be beaten into a pulp? Can Wendy run away from the massive maulers? Will the trapped mailpersons have to confront the heavies, without getting any help from the reliable muscle named Gideon? They have to grab onto anything to turn the tide. Will the mailpersons remain torn apart, when a sequence of events define the sinister stage? When the main event commences, Hector_1304 is denied of his own identity and conscience. He takes a trip to unknown and has an otherworldly experience of a heavenly proportion.< Less
The Monorails of Mars By Terry Walstrom
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Who or what is behind the whispered messages of contaminated meteorites on two worlds? Why are rugged individualist Arctic Explorers invited to a German castle by a Martian determined to pit them... More > against each other in a life and death puzzle? Why is a Las Vegas style theme park considered the goal of faithful Christians on Earth? Why has Earth become an eco-toilet where slavery is permitted--as long as the slaves are disaffected political prisoners from Mars? Why is Earth and Mars ruled by Triumvirate of Religion, Politcs and Business as a Theocracy? Why did Nikola Tesla and Thomas Edison build an "electric bridge to Mars?" Why is the son of the Lord of Apes pretending to be a religious zealot? Who is the mysterious Ada who has walked the Earth for three thousand years? Why is a Viking sword found frozen in the ice at the poles of Mars? Read THE MONORAILS of MARS for Hitchcock style suspense and macabre humor in the style of pulp Science-Fiction of the 19th century!< Less
At the Narrow End of Time By Steve Lee
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Somewhere North of London, a clueless janitor tries his hand at breaking into the netherworld of the modern pulp fiction industry. Prone to perpetual daydreaming and lost in delusions of grandeur,... More > this would-be author pounds out reams of melodramatic drivel, shaped by the formulaic style of his quintessential washed-up agent from hell. Yet despite his best efforts, the only organizations interested in his "gift", turn out to be a number of very... "clandestine" groups who aren't exactly focused on publishing manuscripts. Of these groups however, one is completely unlike any other organization on the planet. During a few "cat and mouse" games, this one unique team begins to attract some unwanted attention of its own. As it is about to be exposed however, it simply erases events from the memory of everyone – save one man... as things suddenly begin slipping sideways across tangents in time. Through it all, this lone odd-man-out finds the world is... not quite what he thought it was.< Less
Fargoer - The Beginning By Petteri Hannila
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We welcome you to step into the dark northern forest. A place where no plow had touched the ground this far in the wilderness. Where the tall shapes of Viking ships struck terror and awe everywhere... More > they set their sails. This was the age of dreams and legends, of powers now long forgotten. Tales carried by whispers in the cold wind in this dark land. Vierra is a young woman among the Kainu people, a tribe of age-old traditions and ways. Hers is the grim and solitary existence of a woman cursed with greatness and destiny. Can she break her path painted in stone and find a place for herself in her tribe and in her turmoil-filled world? Or will she become 'the Fargoer?' Fargoer is a series of fantasy short stories that draws its power from the harsh yet beautiful nature and folklore of Finland. The combination of fast-paced action and wonder for the long lost worlds of yesterday borrows heavily from pulp-literature of the 1930's... with a bit of human touch and drama in the middle.< Less
The Hour of the Dragon By Robert E. (Robert Ervin) Howard
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The Hour of the Dragon, also known as Conan the Conqueror, is a fantasy novel by American writer Robert E. Howard featuring his sword and sorcery hero Conan the Cimmerian. It was one of the last... More > Conan stories published before Howard's suicide although not the last to be written. The novel was first published in serial form in the December, 1935 through April, 1936 issues of the pulp magazine Weird Tales. The first book edition was published by Gnome Press in hardcover in 1950. The Gnome Press edition retitled the story Conan the Conqueror, a title retained by all subsequent editions until 1977, when the original title was restored in an edition issued published by Berkley/Putnam in 1977. The Berkley edition also reverted the text to that of its original Weird Tales publication, discarding later edits. Excerpt from: Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less

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Our World Our World By Deleah Payne
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