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The Blue Lagoon Omnibus By Henry de Vere Stacpoole
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"The Blue Lagoon"---the classic novel of adventure and romance in the South Seas---along with its two sequels. Includes the short story by Morgan Robertson, "The Three Laws and the... More > Golden Rule", which may have inspired these stories. Illustrated by Ron Miller.< Less
Mars By Percival Lowell
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The first of the three classic books Percival Lowell wrote about Mars...and the first in which he suggests that the famous "canals" may be artefacts of a dead or dying civilization.... More > Lowell's theory---though derided by most professional astronomers (and for good reason)---had an enormous impact on both the evolution of planetary exploration and science fiction. Lowell's ideas were the direct inspiration for authors ranging from H.G. Wells and Edgar Rice Burroughs to Ray Bradbuy. Originally published in 1895. Contains the original illustrations and a biographical afterword.< Less
Sinful Peck By Morgan Robertson
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This is not a problem story nor yet a New England yarn of the hayseed school. It is a yarn of the sea. Fourteen residents of the inland City of Cleveland, Ohio, were as young men shanghaied aboard a... More > sailing ship, made an involuntary voyage around the world, and took part in a bloody mutiny. All escaped the hangman, including the ringleader, Sinful Peck. They go on to become successful businessmen. But after losing a bet, Peck shanghais his old shipmates and takes them on a bizarre voyage of revenge and adventure...< Less
A Princess of Mars By Edgar Rice Burroughs
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Edgar Rice Burrough's classic tale of interplanetary adventure and romance. Cover art and frontispiece illustration by Ron Miller.
Atlantida By Pierre Benoit
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A classic novel, first published in 1920, about the discovery of the last remnants of Atlantis in the mountains of the Sahara Desert---a lost civilization ruled by ruthless barbarian queen...
She By H. Ridder Haggard
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H. Rider Haggard's classic novel about two men in search of a lost civilization in the depths of Africa and the mythical woman who rules it, the immortal, all-powerful queen known as... More > She-Who-Must-Be-Obeyed." The queen known as Ayesha... Cover and frontispiece by Ron Miller.< Less
At the Earth's Core By Edgar Rice Burroughs
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When David Innes and his inventor friend pierced the crust of the earth in their mechanical mole, they broke out into a strange inner worldl of eternal day---a world back in the stone age, where... More > prehistoric monsters still lived and cave men and women battled the against fierce inhuman masters... Originally published in 1914. Cover and interior illustration by Ron Miller< Less
The Lost Continent By C.J. Cutcliffe-Hyne
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The classic novel from 1900 about the last days of the great continent of Atlantis. Fast-paced adventure and well-drawn characters---including two the most outstanding female characters in Victorian... More > fiction---make this book as good a read today as it was a century ago.< Less
Thirteen Steps to Velda By Ron Miller
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Here is a baker's dozen of some of detective Velda Bellinghausen's greatest cases. From murdered magicians to killer clowns, from Margate, New Jersey to Hollywood, California, the slinky sleuth faces... More > endless danger, adventure and thrills...to say nothing of an occasional fee. Be sure to visit Velda's personal website at http://www.black-cat-studios.com/velda< Less
Velda By Ron Miller
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Velda Bellinghausen, showgirl turned private eye, must clear a tormented teenage girl of a charge of murder---when even her client confesses to having committed the brutal crime. From the seedy... More > alleys of Greenwich Village to the glamorous penthouse studios of famous pinup artists to the fetid swamps of the Florida Keys, Velda pursues what only she believes is the truth...a pursuit that proves to be deadlier than even she ever thought possible... "Velda is the kind of detective I like!" Richard S. Prather, creator of the Shell Scott series. "Pure cheese...but who cares!" Kevin Burton Smith, Thrilling Detective Website. Be sure to visit Velda's personal website! http:/www.black-cat-studios.com/velda.html< Less