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Cover for The Gods of Mars

The Gods of Mars

After ten long years away from Barsoom and his beloved red Martian princess Dejah Thoris, John Carter is finally back! Unfortunately, Carter appears in the one place on Barsoom fro ...

Cover for The Beasts of Tarzan

The Beasts of Tarzan

Old enemies are back to make life hard for Tarzan in ‘The Beasts of Tarzan’ (1916), the third novel in the thrilling adventure series by Edgar Rice Burroughs. Dividing their time b ...

Cover for Tarzan of the Apes

Tarzan of the Apes

One day, an ape named Kala finds a small human boy in the jungles of Africa. She names him Tarzan ("White skin" in ape language), and raises him as her own. In time, differences be ...

Cover for A Princess of Mars

A Princess of Mars

John Carter is catapulted to Mars! Or Barsoom, as the locals call the dying planet. Suddenly he is surrounded by strange, towering cities, colossal, four-armed savage green hordes ...

Cover for Jane Eyre

Jane Eyre

Jane Eyre accepts a position as governess at Thornfield Hall and meets Mr. Rochester, the moody and cynical master of the manor. Growing up an unwanted orphan, Jane has known very ...

Cover for The Water-Babies, A Fairy Tale for a Land Baby

The Water-Babies, A Fairy Tale for a Land Baby

Drowning was the best thing that ever happened to Tom. Before, he was just another poor orphan, employed by the evil chimney-sweep, Grimes, who beat and overworked him. But now, he ...

Cover for Oliver Twist

Oliver Twist

"Please, sir, I want some more," Oliver says, holding out his bowl for more gruel, a Dickens scene recognisable to most. A young orphan, Oliver Twist has only ever seen the tough s ...

Cover for A Tale of Two Cities

A Tale of Two Cities

"It was the best of times, it was the worst of times," writes Charles Dickens in the opening of this dark and meaningful classic novel. It is the year 1775 and Jarvis Lorry is task ...

Cover for A Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol

One night at Christmas, Ebenezer Scrooge, a mean and greedy man, gets a visit from the ghost of his dead business partner. The ghost warns him about the awful punishment that await ...

Cover for The Red Room

The Red Room

Arvid Falk is a young and idealistic government worker who always wanted to be a poet. When a journalist writes a newspaper exposé based on Arvid’s stories about his useless govern ...

Cover for The Poison Belt

The Poison Belt

"Bring oxygen – Challenger." The gang from ‘The Lost World’ is back together, but the reunion is much more dramatic than they had hoped. As Professor Challenger has predicted, the ...

Cover for The Hound of the Baskervilles

The Hound of the Baskervilles

When Sir Charles Baskerville dies suddenly from a heart attack, a rumour of a deadly, supernatural giant dog, who may have been persecuted for generations, begins to circulate in t ...

Cover for The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

Arguably the best compilation of mystery stories ever, ‘The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes’ (1892) is for any lover of intrigue and sophisticated humour. Sherlock’s talent for solvi ...

Cover for A Study in Scarlet

A Study in Scarlet

Returning to London from war, an injured Dr John Watson is in acute need of a place to live. An acquaintance introduces him to the eccentric "consultant detective" Sherlock Holmes, ...

Cover for The Grand Babylon Hotel

The Grand Babylon Hotel

When American millionaire Theodore Racksole impulsively purchases the luxurious Grand Babylon Hotel in London, a string of strange things start occurring. Amidst the many disappear ...

Cover for Tales of the Five Towns

Tales of the Five Towns

At turns humorous, poignant, gripping, and occasionally tragic, this collection of short stories is peopled by a rich cast of characters. No one is all good or all bad in this volu ...

Cover for The Prisoner of Zenda

The Prisoner of Zenda

When the Gentleman, Rudolf Rassendyll, leaves behind his quiet English life for a little vacation, he has no idea was he is about the get involved in.‘The Prisoner of Zenda’ (1894) ...

Cover for Rupert of Hentzau

Rupert of Hentzau

’Rupert of Hentzau’ (1898) picks up three years after ‘The Prisoner of Zenda’ ended with Rudolf Rassendyll sadly leaving behind his love, Queen Flavia. Now unhappily married, Flavi ...

Cover for Black Beauty

Black Beauty

Told from the perspective of a horse, Black Beauty (1877) dives into the topic of animal rights like no other novel. Black Beauty is raised by a caring mother on an idyllic farm, n ...

Cover for The Millionaire Baby

The Millionaire Baby

Five thousand dollars is offered in reward to whomever finds the six-year-old heiress, Gwendolen Ocumpaugh, who has disappeared mysteriously from her home. Mr. Trevitt, a private d ...

Cover for The Leavenworth Case

The Leavenworth Case

The wealthy businessman Horatio Leavenworth is found dead in his private library with a bullet in his head. Nothing in the house is broken. Nothing is stolen. All signs point to an ...

Cover for The House in the Mist

The House in the Mist

'Enter, sir; you are the first to arrive...' When young traveller Hugh Austen, hungry and weather-beaten, seeks refuge in a lonely mansion, he finds himself entwined in the gruesom ...

Cover for That Affair Next Door

That Affair Next Door

The dead body of a strange woman is found in an empty house next door to Amelia Butterworth, a single old lady with a formidable curiosity and lots of free time. When Detective Gry ...

Cover for Can Such Things Be?

Can Such Things Be?

"Can Such Things Be?" is a thrillingly creepy collection of short stories from one of the 19th century’s masters of horror. Sit yourself by a campfire or candlelight and enjoy thes ...

Cover for The Expressman and the Detective

The Expressman and the Detective

"All history proves that no one can hug a secret to his breast and live (...) This is especially noticeable in persons who have committed criminal acts." When a trusted employee is ...