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22-Tom Swift and His SeaSpace HydroFarm By Victor Appleton II
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Adventure 22 in this new series sees Tom and Bud, and their wives, vacationing in Barbados, only to discover a terrible food shortage in several Caribbean islands. His wife wants him to help, but it... More > is only once a British Ministry comes to Swift Enterprises with money and an official request that he finds he may have an idea or two. The major obstacle is how do you build land where none exists without ruining the ecology? When he settles on an underwater growing environment, there are many things to overcome, not the least of which are rampant rumors on many of the island saying that the Swifts are out to capture and steal their land. One man is so angry he shoots Tom during a public event. But, not a lot can get the inventor down except for a returning enemy out to destroy him and the humanitarian project.< Less
20-Tom Swift and the Electricity Vampires (HB) By Victor Appleton II
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In the 20th adventure of this new series, Tom Swift finds a pleasant day test sailing a new yacht is turning into an attack from the sky. Out of nowhere a lightning bolt strikes his boat and sucks... More > all power from everywhere. Not a freak incident, it seems to be more of a warning of things to come when a large power generating station along the East Coast is attacked next, with the same loss of electricity as if it had been siphoned back into the sky. This time, there is a great deal of damage and a near death. More and more power stations are targeted and now Tom must try to find out several vital things: Who is attacking? Why are they invisible and how do they manage that? What is their purpose in zig-zagging up and down the country hitting station after station? Not only is he broadsided by these attack, he also finds out there is another Tom Swift out there; or rather a Tommy Swift. Together they work to uncover the evil attackers Bud Barclay has dubbed the Electricity Vampires.< Less
21-Tom Swift and the Solar Chaser (HB) By Victor Appleton II
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In the twenty-first novel in this new series, Tom has defeated the Electricity Vampires and now wants something a bit less diabolical to take up his time. A new X-Prize is announced that intrigues... More > him: fly a solar-powered aircraft, non-stop, around the globe in just 36 hours! That sort of speed will require an electrical powered jet, and that will burn up a lot of electricity. So, how can he manage to make what he needs by day… and still have enough to run at full speed at night? Might his recently discovered cousin in England, Thomasina Swift, be of some assistance? After all, she and her partner, Betty, have come up with an incredible solar cloth! Just as long as nothing "exotic" is used like one of Tom's Power Pods. Complicating things is a mysterious woman, and a deadly opponent, seemingly out to keep Tom from winning or perhaps from ever getting back home alive.< Less
Chow Winkler's Open Range Cookbook By Victor Appleton II
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Chow's 4th cookbook is filled with recipes for desserts and main courses along with special home-cooked puddings and some winter holiday dishes. These are the recipes he wanted to be able to perfect... More > out under the open sky, but has found that they really work best in an actual kitchen with a real range and oven. Written in Chow's colorful manner of speech, once you get into the rhythm it is almost like having the man describe everything to you while sitting in your own kitchen.< Less