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Voodoo Planet

by Andre Norton

''From between the two shuffling dancers padded something on four feet. The canine-feline creature was more than just a head; it was a loose-limbed, graceful body fully eight feet in length, and the red eyes in the prick-eared head were those of a killer.... Words issued from between those curved fangs, words which Dane might not understand.... ''Dane slid his blade out surreptitiously, setting its point against the palm of his hand and jabbing painfully; but the terrible creature continued to advance.... There was no blurring of its lines....'' Dane Thorson of the space-ship Solar Queen knew there was only one way to win out over this hideous thing--a battle to the end between his rational mind and the hypnotic witchcraft of Lumbrilo, the mental wizard of the planet Khatka.

Star Born

by Andre Norton

When the oppressive global dictatorship of Pax took over Earth they put a stop to space exploration. Still, a few rebels escaped in the sleeper ships to found free new colonies -- or perish in the attempt. Those few colonists that reached inhabitable worlds were cut off for centuries, and in that isolation and freedom they developed the mysterious mental powers that ''civilization'' had all but destroyed.

Ralestone Luck

by Andre Norton

Rupert Ralestone is officially the Marquess of Lorne - but with no family money or prestige, the title is worthless. He and his younger brother and sister return to the old family homestead - Pirate's Haven. Their only hope is to find the sword that was the family's talisman for generations, the Ralestone Luck, and restore it to its proper place. If they succeed, the family fortunes will follow.

The Defiant Angels

by Andre Norton

Alien technology scavenged by U.S. and Russian scientists has started a race to colonize planets outside our solar system -- and the U.S. scientists are losing! In a desperate move the U.S. government decides to use a group of Apache volunteers in an experimental attempt to colonize a primitive planet, but before they can even begin their spaceship crashes on the planet Topaz...

Blind Man's Lantern

by Allen Kim Lang

Successful colonies among the stars require interstellar ships--but they require, also, a very special kind of man. A kind you might not think to look for....

The Great Potlatch Riots

by Allen Kim Lang

Oh, leave it to the bureaucrats and they'll figure out new ways to make you buy more and more.... But there was only one way the poor consumer could rise up in his wrath.

The Uphill Climb

by B. M. Bower

B. M. Bower, was an American author who wrote novels, fictional short stories, and screenplays about the American Old West. This is one of her stories.

The Trail of the White Mule

by B. M. Bower

B. M. Bower, was an American author who wrote novels, fictional short stories, and screenplays about the American Old West. This is one of her stories.

The Shadow of Innsmouth

by H. P. Lovecraft

H. P. Lovecraft was one of the greatest horror writers of all time. His seminal work appeared in the pages of legendary Weird Tales and has influenced countless writer of the macabre. This is one of those stories.

The Range Dwellers

by B. M. Bower

B. M. Bower, was an American author who wrote novels, fictional short stories, and screenplays about the American Old West. This is one of her stories.

The Ranch at the Wolverine

by B. M. Bower

B. M. Bower, was an American author who wrote novels, fictional short stories, and screenplays about the American Old West. This is one of her stories.

The Quirt

by B. M. Bower

B. M. Bower, was an American author who wrote novels, fictional short stories, and screenplays about the American Old West. This is one of her stories.

The Nameless City

by H. P. Lovecraft

H. P. Lovecraft was one of the greatest horror writers of all time. His seminal work appeared in the pages of legendary Weird Tales and has influenced countless writer of the macabre. This is one of those stories.

The Most Dangerous Game

by Richard Connell

A big-game hunter from New York is shipwrecked on an isolated island in the Caribbean, and is hunted by a Russian aristocrat. The story is an inversion of the big-game hunting safaris in Africa and South America that were fashionable among wealthy Americans in the 1920s.

The Lookout Man

by B. M. Bower

B. M. Bower, was an American author who wrote novels, fictional short stories, and screenplays about the American Old West. This is one of her stories.

The Long Shadow

by B. M. Bower

B. M. Bower, was an American author who wrote novels, fictional short stories, and screenplays about the American Old West. This is one of her stories.

The Invisible Man

by H. G. Wells

On a windswept night, a mysterious stranger arrives in a small English village seeking seclusion and the peace to continue his academic pursuits. Yet a dawning recognition grows within him that scientific enlightenment has come at a horrific cost.

The Heritage of the Sioux

by B. M. Bower

B. M. Bower, was an American author who wrote novels, fictional short stories, and screenplays about the American Old West. This is one of her stories.

The Gringos

by B. M. Bower

B. M. Bower, was an American author who wrote novels, fictional short stories, and screenplays about the American Old West. This is one of her stories.

The Game

by Jack London

The Game is a 1905 novel by Jack London about a twenty year-old boxer Joe, who meets his death in the ring. London was a sports reporter for the Oakland Herald and based the novel on his personal observations.

The Flying U's Last Stand

by B. M. Bower

B. M. Bower, was an American author who wrote novels, fictional short stories, and screenplays about the American Old West. This is one of her stories.

The Blockade Runners

by Jules Verne

"The Blockade Runners" is a 1865 short story by Jules Verne. In 1871 it was published in single volume together with novel "A Floating City" as a part of the "Voyages Extraordinaires" series (The Extraordinary Voyages). An English translation was published in 1874.

Pudd'nhead Wilson

by Mark Twain

ENDURING LITERATURE ILLUMINATEDBY PRACTICAL SCHOLARSHIPMark Twain's darkly comic short classic set in the antebellum South stands as a literary condemnation of slavery and racial inequality.EACH ENRICHED CLASSIC EDITION INCLUDES: A concise introduction that gives readers important background information A chronology of the author's life and work A timeline of significant events that provides the book's historical context An outline of key themes and plot points to help readers form their own interpretations Detailed explanatory notes Critical analysis, including contemporary and modern perspectives on the work Discussion questions to promote lively classroom and book group interaction A list of recommended related books and films to broaden the reader's experienceEnriched Classics offer readers affordable editions of great works of literature enhanced by helpful notes and insightful commentary. The scholarship provided in Enriched Classics enables readers to appreciate, understand, and enjoy the world's finest books to their full potential.SERIES EDITED BY CYNTHIA BRANTLEY JOHNSON

Lonesome Land

by B. M. Bower

B. M. Bower, was an American author who wrote novels, fictional short stories, and screenplays about the American Old West. This is one of her stories.

Jean of the Lazy A

by B. M. Bower

B. M. Bower, was an American author who wrote novels, fictional short stories, and screenplays about the American Old West. This is one of her stories.

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