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  • Max Brand

    While Bill Gregg stole Ronicky Doone’s bay mare, Doone thanked him with a bullet in the leg.When he discovered that Bill was desperately searching for a girl whose name he didn’t know, Ronicky’s interest was captured.Helping him track the girl down was no real challenge for Ronicky, but rescuing her from the evil New Yorker who held her prisoner might be another matter. But Ronicky Doone never backed down from a...read more

  • Max Brand

    When Ronicky Doone arrives in Twin Springs, he finds himself in the midst of a deadly feud between two rival families. The stakes are high - honor, revenge, and rich ranch land. Though the townsmen favor the Jenkinses, Ronicky is drawn to the Bennetts - and especially the beautiful Elsie Bennett. As the struggle builds up in violence and shifting alliances, only Ronicky has the power to restore the...read more

  • Max Brand

    In the black darkness of night, Ronicky Doone overhears the plans of Jack Moon's ruthless gang of cutthroats to kill someone named Hugh Dawn for deserting the gang. While Ronicky doesn't know Hugh Dawn or Jack Moon, he is always ready for adventure. With the aid of his trusty, well-trained horse, Lou, he outraces Moon's gang and successfully warns Hugh Dawn of his danger.Hugh and his gentle daughter, Jerry, accept Ronicky's help and flee with him after Ronicky prophetically says, 'I'm one of them with nothing on my hands but a considerable lot of time and an itch for action. Seems to me that there may be some more action before this game's done and...read more

  • Kevin J. Anderson

    The launch of the space shuttle Atlantis will make history. Another triumph for the space program and a political coup: a Russian cosmonaut is scheduled to perform the first spacewalk from an American unit.The checkout fail-safes are all go. The mission is proceeding like clockwork. The team of American and Russian astronauts are strapped in, the mission specialists in Houston see no hitches. No one knows the real danger....For as millions of viewers tune in to watch the countdown, there's nothing to indicate that what they're seeing is a prerecorded show. Terrorists have taken over Launch Control at Cape Canaveral and are threatening to blow up the Atlantis in less than three hours unless...read more

  • Max Brand

    FOOL’S GOLD Like a vulture descending on a rotting corpse, Jerry Aiken could smell gold nuggets from a mile away, and he’d do anything to keep his pockets full. A cardsharp, a cattleman, a hired gun—he’d tried every legal means in the West to strike the mother lode. It wasn’t until a wealthy Eastern dude offered him some easy money that Aiken strayed outside the law. All Jerry had to do was kidnap the rich man’s daughter and scare some sense into her. But all hell broke loose when the hellion heiress escaped. If Aiken couldn’t get her back, the only reward he’d get would be a long stretch in the territorial...read more

  • Frank M. Robinson

    They are among us, and they've been here for a long time - waiting. They can make you love. They can make you die. One ordinary man in San Francisco, Arthur Banks, begins to find them out, and immediately his life and his family are in danger. It's a paranoid's worst nightmare. But that's just where it starts. Banks may well be fighting for the survival of the entire human...read more

  • Jack London

    Featured title on PBS's The Great American Read in 2018 One of the most powerful and triumphant stories ever told about a proud and admirable dog The Call of the Wild, written in 1903, brought Jack London to the world's attention. It is the story of Buck, part St. Bernard and part Scotch shepherd dog, who shows the strengths of both breeds when he is stolen and sold off as a sled dog in the Yukon during the gold rush. It is a heartfelt story that appeals to both children and adults. This novel is part of Brilliance Audio's extensive Classic Collection, bringing you timeless masterpieces that you and your family are sure to...read more

  • Stephen Crane

    Henry Fleming is primed to prove his patriotism and to earn that “red badge of courage.”Bored with farm life, and anxious for some excitement, Henry Fleming sets off to join the Union troops fighting the Civil War. An inexperienced fighter, he is anxious to get into battle to prove his worth. He swaggers to keep up his spirits waiting for battle, but when suddenly thrust into the slaughter, he is overcome with blind fear and runs from the field of battle.He is ashamed when he joins the wounded, for he has not earned their 'red badge of courage' and becomes enraged when he witnesses the death of his terribly maimed friend. In a confused struggle with his own army’s...read more

  • Various

    Feeling a chill amidst the warmth of the season? Sensing a shadow lurking behind the tinsel and lights? Experience the darker visions hidden within our brightest holiday. Come listen to the water ghost’s story as she spends Christmas Eve haunting Harrowby Hill. Listen as Charles Dickens examines the figure which haunts “The Signalman,” and Edgar Allan Poe details the secret of “The Oval Portrait.” You’ll shiver as “The Monkey’s Paw” twitches grimly in the cold and enjoy Mark Twain’s fascinating yarn about a ghostly giant warming himself at the fireplace.Sixteen unabridged tales of spirits to playfully darken the holidays and add...read more

  • Howard Fast

    Howard Fast has placed the entire action of this highly charged novel in the space of one day at the substantial home of a prominent United States senator. This dinner party sounds like a well-ordered and gracious affair, but as events unfold, there are things to be settled - some are political and ethical, some are emotional, and some are questions of life and death. This is a profound and important novel with the dramatic intensity of first class...read more