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9—Tom Swift and His Martian TerraVironment (HB) By Victor Appleton II
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In this hardbound edition of the 9th book in the series, Tom must suffer disappointment when a contract to build habitats for a Moon colony go to another, inferior, bidder. The result is catastrophe... More > and Tom must mount a mission to recover the bodies of nearly a third of the colonists. When Swift Enterprises offers to build a protection system, that offer is rebuffed for no good reason. Angry, Tom decides to set his sights on an even more ambitious project: a colony on Mars! It will need to be huge and totally self-sustaining as no "quick resupply" system will be available. With a good understanding of the weak points of the lunar buildings he begins developing an inflatable habitat. He sneaks up to the Moon for a test and runs afoul of the company that built the fragile structures. He is even attacked by their rocket. Or, is it them? There are rumblings that the Brungarians are up to their old tricks and might be trying to sabotage Tom's efforts. Whoever it is, they seemed determined to stop Tom Swift!< Less
15-Tom Swift and the Yesterday Machine (HB) By Victor Appleton II
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The 15th novel in the New TOM SWIFT Invention Adventures. Just two years ago Tom Swift and his best friend, Bud Barclay, journeyed through a wormhole and nearly lost their lives investigating a... More > black hole. After returning Tom sent an unmanned probe back there to keep an eye on things. The time has come to replace it. But, when he does the first videos sent back reveal something so startling that Tom isn’t certain what to believe. The probe shows him something Tom knows had to be in the past. What might it mean? The first thought he has is some sort of time fluctuation has occurred. He is hesitant to refer to it as “time travel.” But, what if that is exactly what it is? Is it something that can be replicated and used on Earth. Or, can the source of the phenomena be taken from its location back to Earth? Tom can only imagine the possibilities and sets out testing in until a personal tragedy forces him to try something radical.< Less
15—Tom Swift and the Yesterday Machine By Victor Appleton II
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In the 15th new novel of this new series, Tom discovers a phenomenon in another solar system. It is the dame place he found the black hole that spews out matter rather than sucking it in. This new... More > object appears to have an ability like no other; it seemingly can produce time travel! With his first baby on the way the last thing his wife wants is for him to go the the location he nearly died (see "Galaxy Ghosts") but this is too fantastic an opportunity to pass on. When Bashalli and Tom's sister are kidnapped it set the stage for a series of run-ins with the minions of a mysterious ex-patriot Frenchman who are out to destroy him. Experiment after experiment with the new underground facility Bud Barclay dubs the Yesterday Machine yield about the same results: things can go back but only about one day and they cannot go forward in time. Tom must make a life-altering decision when a personal tragedy nearly ruins him.< Less
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

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