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Ghost Beyond the Gate By Mildred A. (Mildred Augustine) Wirt
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Mildred Augustine Wirt Benson (July 10, 1905 – May 28,... More > 2002) was an American journalist and author of children's books. She is best remembered for writing some of the earliest Nancy Drew mysteries and for creating the detective's adventurous personality. Benson wrote under the Stratemeyer Syndicate pen name, Carolyn Keene, from 1929 to 1947 and contributed to 23 of the first 30 originally published Nancy Drew mysteries which became bestsellers.Benson was born Mildred Augustine in Ladora, Iowa to Lillian and Dr. J. L. Augustine. Benson earned her degree in English from the University of Iowa in 1925. She later returned to the University and in 1927, became the first student there to earn a master's degree in journalism. She was married to Asa Wirt, who worked for the Associated Press. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mildred_Benson< Less
Danger at the Drawbridge By Mildred A. (Mildred Augustine) Wirt
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Mildred Augustine Wirt Benson (July 10, 1905 – May 28,... More > 2002) was an American journalist and author of children's books. She is best remembered for writing some of the earliest Nancy Drew mysteries and for creating the detective's adventurous personality. Benson wrote under the Stratemeyer Syndicate pen name, Carolyn Keene, from 1929 to 1947 and contributed to 23 of the first 30 originally published Nancy Drew mysteries which became bestsellers.Benson was born Mildred Augustine in Ladora, Iowa to Lillian and Dr. J. L. Augustine. Benson earned her degree in English from the University of Iowa in 1925. She later returned to the University and in 1927, became the first student there to earn a master's degree in journalism. She was married to Asa Wirt, who worked for the Associated Press. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mildred_Benson< Less
The Wishing Well By Mildred A. (Mildred Augustine) Wirt
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Mildred Augustine Wirt Benson (July 10, 1905 – May 28,... More > 2002) was an American journalist and author of children's books. She is best remembered for writing some of the earliest Nancy Drew mysteries and for creating the detective's adventurous personality. Benson wrote under the Stratemeyer Syndicate pen name, Carolyn Keene, from 1929 to 1947 and contributed to 23 of the first 30 originally published Nancy Drew mysteries which became bestsellers.Benson was born Mildred Augustine in Ladora, Iowa to Lillian and Dr. J. L. Augustine. Benson earned her degree in English from the University of Iowa in 1925. She later returned to the University and in 1927, became the first student there to earn a master's degree in journalism. She was married to Asa Wirt, who worked for the Associated Press. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mildred_Benson< Less
Voice from the Cave By Mildred A. (Mildred Augustine) Wirt
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Mildred Augustine Wirt Benson (July 10, 1905 – May 28,... More > 2002) was an American journalist and author of children's books. She is best remembered for writing some of the earliest Nancy Drew mysteries and for creating the detective's adventurous personality. Benson wrote under the Stratemeyer Syndicate pen name, Carolyn Keene, from 1929 to 1947 and contributed to 23 of the first 30 originally published Nancy Drew mysteries which became bestsellers.Benson was born Mildred Augustine in Ladora, Iowa to Lillian and Dr. J. L. Augustine. Benson earned her degree in English from the University of Iowa in 1925. She later returned to the University and in 1927, became the first student there to earn a master's degree in journalism. She was married to Asa Wirt, who worked for the Associated Press. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mildred_Benson< Less
A Christmas Carol The original manuscript By Charles Dickens
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Charles John Huffam Dickens (/ˈtʃɑːrlz... More > ˈdɪkɪnz/; 7 February 1812 – 9 June 1870) was an English writer and social critic. He created some of the world's best-known fictional characters and is regarded as the greatest novelist of the Victorian era. His works enjoyed unprecedented popularity during his lifetime, and by the twentieth century critics and scholars had recognised him as a literary genius. His novels and short stories enjoy lasting popularity.Born in Portsmouth, Dickens left school to work in a factory when his father was incarcerated in a debtors' prison. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Dickens< Less
Tom Swift and His Electric Runabout; Or, The Speediest Car on the Road By Victor Appleton
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Victor Appleton was a house pseudonym used by the Stratemeyer... More > Syndicate and its successors, most famous for being associated with the Tom Swift series of books.The following series have been published under the Victor Appleton name:Ghostwriters of these books included Howard Roger Garis, John W. Duffield, W. Bert Foster, Debra Doyle with James D. Macdonald, F. Gwynplaine MacIntyre, Robert E. Vardeman, Thomas M. Mitchell, and James Duncan Lawrence. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Victor_Appleton< Less
Tom Swift and His Big Tunnel; Or, The Hidden City of the Andes By Victor Appleton
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Tom Swift and His Big Tunnel, or, the Hidden City of the Andes, is Volume 19 in the original Tom Swift novel series published by Grosset & Dunlap. Excerpt from:... More > https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tom_Swift_and_His_Big_Tunnel Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Victor Appleton was a house pseudonym used by the Stratemeyer Syndicate and its successors, most famous for being associated with the Tom Swift series of books. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Victor_Appleton< Less
Mr. Standfast By John Buchan
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: John Buchan, 1st Baron Tweedsmuir GCMG GCVO CH PC... More > (/ˈbʌxən/; 26 August 1875 – 11 February 1940) was a Scottish novelist, historian and Unionist politician who served as Governor General of Canada, the 15th since Canadian Confederation.After a brief legal career, Buchan simultaneously began his writing career and his political and diplomatic careers, serving as a private secretary to the colonial administrator of various colonies in southern Africa. He eventually wrote propaganda for the British war effort in the First World War. Buchan was in 1927 elected Member of Parliament for the Combined Scottish Universities, but he spent most of his time on his writing career, notably writing The Thirty-Nine Steps and other adventure fiction. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Buchan< Less
Greenmantle By John Buchan
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Greenmantle is the second of five novels by John Buchan featuring the character of Richard Hannay, first published in 1916 by Hodder & Stoughton, London. It is one of two Hannay novels set during... More > the First World War, the other being Mr Standfast (1919); Hannay's first and best-known adventure, The Thirty-Nine Steps (1915), is set in the period immediately preceding the war.Hannay is called in to investigate rumours of an uprising in the Muslim world, and undertakes a perilous journey through enemy territory to meet his friend Sandy in Constantinople. Once there, he and his friends must thwart the Germans' plans to use religion to help them win the war, climaxing at the battle of Erzurum.The book opens in November 1915, with Hannay and his friend Sandy convalescing from wounds received at the Battle of Loos. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Greenmantle Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less
An Outcast of the Islands By Joseph Conrad
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An Outcast of the Islands is the second novel by Joseph Conrad, published in 1896, inspired by Conrad's experience as mate of a steamer, the Vidar.The novel details the undoing of Peter Willems, a... More > disreputable, immoral man who, on the run from a scandal in Makassar, finds refuge in a hidden native village, only to betray his benefactors over lust for the tribal chief's daughter. The story features Conrad's recurring character Tom Lingard, who also appears in Almayer's Folly (1895) and The Rescue (1920), in addition to sharing other characters with those novels. It is considered to be underrated as a work of literature for many. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/An_Outcast_of_the_Islands Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less