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17-Tom Swift and His NanoSurgery Brigade By Victor Appleton II
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In the 17th novel of this new series, something new is about to be thrust onto Tom Swift's shoulders. Already having conquered several of science fiction’s more difficult problems, Tom Swift is... More > faced with a crisis that will test his abilities nearly to the breaking point. An incredibly close individual has been stricken with an inoperable tumor inside his body. The tumor will kill him in months, or an operation might do it sooner. When Doc Simpson proposes an impossible task, Tom, who is mentally fatigued, almost to the breaking point, finds that he must rally if there is anything to do to save the man. But the man himself refuses treatment when he finds out that what the inventor proposes is more like a living video game that serious surgery. Will it be possible to convince him to let Tom—an unskilled surgeon at the very best—perform the life-saving procedure? And, can Tom rally his emotional and physical strength long enough to make the operation a success?< 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
1-Tom Swift and His EnvirOzone Revivicator By Victor Appleton II
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Number 1 in the re-imagined world of Tom Swift. Tom and Swift Enterprises is challenged by the international G20 Environmental Group to come up with a solution to the incredible pollution problems... More > plaguing world-wide industries. In the process, he develops a solution to the missing ozone layer, and tries to save a small African nation from death by dehydration. But, Tom has his enemies. A mysterious group of black MIG fighters try to thwart this ozone project while an evil African dictator in an adjoining country want to stop him from saving the 'dry' African nation. Is Tom capable of pulling off a double play?< Less
13—Tom Swift and the IntraEarth Invaders By Victor Appleton II
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Novel 13 in this new series has Tom Swift investigating a strange thrumming noise coming from deep below the high-security Helium City complex. A lengthy search to a match to the sounds does not bear... More > fruit and so he builds a series of probes to be lowered into both the gaseous helium as well as the previously unexplored liquid helium that lies miles under the ocean floor. He is surprised—more like shocked—to find several blobs of energy that are moving sluggishly in the highly-pressurized liquid emitting flashes of light. When he and his best friend, Bud Barclay, go down in a small sphere they are attacked, their communication line severed and they are left for dead. But, they manage to struggle out and Tom now believes he has a solid idea of the nature of these attacking energies. He makes an intergalactic call for help, and when it arrives everyone finds out more than they thought possible. They are in far greater danger than could be imagined. Can Tom put an evil Djinn back into the bottle?< Less
11—Tom Swift and the AntiInferno Suppressor By Victor Appleton II
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In this 11th Tom Swift adventure, the young inventor is faced with a series of terrorist-like attacks on major targets such as tinder-dry forests and oil refineries. Each time witnesses describe a... More > formation of mysterious black helicopters flying over minutes before explosions and flame erupt. As these take place all over the country he fears that there are many such attacking forces; it is the only thing that might explain their widespread attacks. When an old enemy surfaces begging for his help, he has to decide to help of ignore the plea, but at what cost? While attempting to find a way to put out these very large fires Tom recalls an old notebook discovered in his youth that might just hold a few answers. The only problem is that the very technology he has available today might doom his attempts when it proves to be too good. This story has a companion novella, Tom Swift and His Aerial Firetruck that details the earlier adventures of the original Tom Swift's fire fighting experiments.< Less
18-Tom Swift and His Thermo-Ion Jetpack (HB) By Victor Appleton II
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The 18th book of the series. Like many people, Tom Swift—and his father, Damon—have dreamed of the days when the personal jet backpacks we’ve heard about since the 1940s become... More > reality. When a movie director from Hollywood comes to Tom to create the real thing—he demands reality in his science fiction films with special effects—it intrigues the young inventor enough to see what he might create. It’s a lot harder than it first appears! He must convince the director that his plans to have a 1940’s period piece with leather jackets and bullet-nosed SCUBA tank-shaped rockets has to be updated to match what he believes might be deliverable as a real device. The suit is hijacked by the stuntman and ends up shooting him into space making necessary a search and rescue mission. In the end, it is up to Bud Barclay to save the day and fly the suit for the film. But, a sudden attack might be sending him on a collision course with death. Can Tom rescue his best friend and save the movie?< Less
19-Tom Swift and the Atlantean HydroWay (HB) By Victor Appleton II
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Tom Swift has been involved in numerous undersea adventures, even attempting to create an undersea tunnel in the North Atlantic—it was sabotaged, destroyed and abandoned before it might be... More > completed. His transcontinental bullet train for hauling freight across the nation in less than a day has been operating for nearly five years now with not a single interruption. However, when a request from a European Trade Commission comes in requesting something that would basically combine the two, he has to believe it is hardly possible to run a train underwater. The more he examines the possibilities, the more convinced he becomes that it is not just feasible, it is absolutely possible. When a tandem rail project for Canada appears to fall through at the last moment, and the Europeans appear unwilling to stop asking for changes, an enemy appears to be engaged in some sort of attempt to harm Swift Enterprises’ reputation and even Tom himself. In spite of this, Tom is all the more determined to make it work.< Less
Tom Swift And His Quieturbine Skyliner: The Tom Swift Invention Series By Victor Appleton II
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Number 2 in the re-imagined world of Tom Swift. Tom must strive to help U.S and international airlines from bankruptcy by creating a totally new type of jet turbine engine, one that uses far less... More > fuel while running more quietly than any other engine. Industrial rivals and spies abound making his job more difficult. When friends and family are pulled into the intrigue, Tom becomes even more determined. But, has the young inventor finally bitten off more than he can chew.< Less
Tom Swift and the Transcontinental BulleTrain By Victor Appleton II
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With the nation's road and rail infrastructure falling apart, the President hatches a plan for a high-speed bullet train to go coast to coast in under 18 hours. But, not for people. Freight trains.... More > Swift Enterprises is one of several companies chosen to complete this project in the unrealistic timeframe of just one year! Tom must devise a way to cross the most inhospitable parts of the U.S. while trying to work with companies that are jealous, uncooperative, and want more of the project, trying to find out who is behind a plot to sabotage both the project as well as the good name of Swift Enterprises, and striving to overcome attempts that threaten his and Bud's lives, as well as that of his father.< Less
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

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