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    • Tom Swift and His Motorcycle

    • Fun Adventures on the Road
    • By: Victor Appleton
    • Narrated by: John Michaels
    • Length: 4 hrs and 1 min
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    The first in a series of 28 Tom Swift books by Victor Appleton, this book introduces us to our hero Tom Swift son of noted inventor, Barton Swift. Tom's father's invention for new and improved turbine motor is stolen by the Happy Harry Gang, who we will meet in future episodes since they manage to escape this time. Each chapter is a cliffhanger filled with intrigue, espionage and excitement!

    Regular price: £8.79

    • Tom Swift Among the Diamond Makers

    • Or, the Secret of Phantom Mountain
    • By: Victor Appleton
    • Narrated by: John Michaels
    • Length: 4 hrs and 7 mins
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    Volume seven of the Tom Swift series brings our hero, Tom Swift, to Phantom Mountain, somewhere in Colorado, in search of a band of rascals who use the power generated in a flash of lightning to create diamonds. Tom Swift encounters Barcoe Jenks, an eccentric character we met in the previous volume, who enlists Tom's aid to get the secret of making perfect diamonds from the sinister gang of Diamond Makers. Once again our hero, Tom Swift, saves his companions from many a disaster.

    Regular price: £8.79

    • Tom Swift and His Motor Boat

    • By: Victor Appleton, Jerry Robbins
    • Narrated by: Colin Budzyna, Jerry Robbins, The Colonial Radio Players
    • Length: 1 hr and 21 mins
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    In Tom Swift and His Motor Boat, Tom's father - Barton Swift - a world-famous scientist, has been robbed of one of his greatest inventions. It's up to Tom to bring the criminals to justice, but he becomes a target of the rogues' anger when he unknowingly buys a boat in which the criminals have an interest in. This full cast production is an exciting adventure for the whole family.

    Regular price: £6.59

    • Tom Swift And His Electric Runabout

    • By: Victor Appleton
    • Narrated by: Tom Weiss
    • Length: 4 hrs and 39 mins
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    "Tom Swift And His Electric Runabout", or, "The Speediest Car on the Road", is Volume 5 in the original Tom Swift novel series published by Grosset & Dunlap. Tom Swift enters an upcoming race with his specially designed prototype electric race car. But as he makes the final preparations and adjustments, days before the race, he discovers a plot that would bankrupt not only his family, but also everyone else that relies on the local bank (which is the target of a nefarious bank run scheme).

    Regular price: £8.69

    • Tom Swift and His Motorcycle

    • By: Jerry Robbins, Victor Appleton
    • Narrated by: Colin Budzyna And The Colonial Radio Players
    • Length: 1 hr and 56 mins
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    Young Tom Swift purchases a motorcycle and, being the inventor that he is, modifies it to his specifications in time to transport his father's new invention (a revolutionary turbine motor design) to Albany. However, a group of investors plan to steal the design for themselves, and send a gang of thieves after Tom as he travels the backroads to Albany.

    Regular price: £6.79

    • Tom Swift in the Caves of Ice

    • By: Victor Appleton
    • Narrated by: Patrick Treadway
    • Length: 4 hrs and 7 mins
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    This time Tom Swift is off to Alaska to hunt for the valley of gold. His friend Abe Abercrombie, an old miner, claims to know approximately where it lies: "up where the icebergs and caves of ice are." But he needs Tom and his airplane to help him locate the exact spot. Unknown to Tom, his chief rival, Andy Foger, gets wind of the project and vows to beat Tom to the prize. Unknown to both are the Alaskan natives who will kill to protect their gold...

    Regular price: £14.79

    • Tom Swift and His Electric Runabout

    • By: Victor Appleton
    • Narrated by: Patrick Treadway
    • Length: 4 hrs and 8 mins
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    Here's another light-hearted adventure in this popular series of entertaining stories about Tom Swift and his latest inventions. This time it's an electric car. Tom is intent on building an electric car capable of beating all other electrics currently in production. But primarily, he has a personal goal and challenge. He wants to race his chief rival, Andy Foger, and beat him badly. Herein lies an exciting account of how automobile races were conducted in the early 1900s....

    Regular price: £15.59

    • Tom Swift and His Wizard Camera

    • By: Victor Appleton
    • Narrated by: Patrick Treadway
    • Length: 4 hrs and 2 mins
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    Tom Swift is hired by a film company to invent a new kind of moving picture camera: "small and light with electric power, a regular wizard camera." Follow Tom as he takes it to Africa and India to film action pictures of wild animals, herds of elephants, scenes of native wars, earthquakes, and eruptions of volcanoes. The excitement begins on the sea voyage and continues on to Africa where Tom does his filming from a balloon...

    Regular price: £15.59

    • Tom Swift and His Electric Locomotive

    • To Miles a Minute on the Rails
    • By: Victor Appleton
    • Narrated by: John Michaels
    • Length: 4 hrs and 42 mins
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    In the first volume of this series, our hero, Tom Swift, rebuilds a motorcycle. In this, volume 25, Tom Swift and his Electric Locomotive, Tom Swift not only invents, but builds an electric locomotive capable of speeds in excess of 120 mph. This is the final volume of the 25 volume Tom Swift series narrated by John W Michaels and published by Audio Books by Mike Vendetti.

    Regular price: £8.79

    • Tom Swift Among the Firefighters

    • Battling Flames in the Air
    • By: Victor Appleton
    • Narrated by: John Michaels
    • Length: 4 hrs and 24 mins
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    A blaze breaks out in a fireworks factory near Tom Swift's home, but the fire is even closer to his sweetheart, Mary Nestor's house. Tom and his chum and faithful companion Ned Newton rush to extinguish the conflagration and help rescue victims. Tom and Ned rescue a scientist and chemist who becomes one of the subplots of this thrilling tale of yesteryear. The main plot of the story is based on an idea that strikes Tom as he is fighting the fire: Why not invent an aerial firefighting apparatus? It is this invention that nearly blinds Eradicate, but ultimately sends Tom to rescue Mary Nestor.

    Regular price: £8.79

    • Tom Swift and His Undersea Search

    • The Treasure on the Floor of the Atlantic
    • By: Victor Appleton
    • Narrated by: John Michaels
    • Length: 4 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Sunken treasure in the Atlantic Ocean! Millions of dollars in gold just there for the taking. All our hero Tom Swift has to do is find it, and recover it. He knows the latitude and longitude, but it's not that easy when the treasure lies somewhere leagues beneath the surface of the ocean. But leave it to our hero, his amazing submarine, and his faithful friends to find a way. Sail along with Tom Swift on another exciting adventure battling the forces of nature, sea monsters, and evil villains, as he searches for treasure!

    Regular price: £6.79

    • Tom Swift and His Aerial Warship

    • The Naval Terror of the Seas
    • By: Victor Appleton
    • Narrated by: John Michaels
    • Length: 4 hrs and 30 mins
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    Tom Swift and His Aerial Warship, volume 18 in the Tom Swift series, finds our hero building an airship - but not just any airship: this is a battleship of the air, complete with cannons, bombs, and able to stay in the air for at least two weeks on a single tank of gas. It is no surprise that the Swift shops are soon infested with spies and evildoers bent on stealing Tom's ideas, and even better yet, his airship. Will the forces of evil steal Tom's airship and his ideas? Tune in and find out.

    Regular price: £8.79

    • Tom Swift and his Air Scout

    • Uncle Sam's Mastery of the Sky
    • By: Victor Appleton
    • Narrated by: John Michaels
    • Length: 4 hrs and 46 mins
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    In this episode, our hero Tom Swift, perfects a noiseless aeroplane able to cross enemy lines in a silent single bound without detection. Of course spies and evil scoundrels attempt to steal Tom's secrets, even going so far as to kidnap Mr. Nestor. Stay tuned to learn how Tom overcomes the forces of evil to save his girlfriend Mary's father and of more.

    Regular price: £8.79

    • Tom Swift and His Big Tunnel

    • The Hidden City of the Andes
    • By: Victor Appleton
    • Narrated by: John Michaels
    • Length: 4 hrs and 42 mins
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    Volume 19 of the Tom Swift series, Tom Swift and his Big Tunnel finds our hero in Peru, South America, along with his friends, Koku the Giant and Mr. Damon blasting his way to the Andes Mountains using a new explosive developed by the young inventor. Of course there are plenty of thrills in this volume. What would you expect with an explosive more powerful than dynamite, and dealing with a new set of villains.

    Regular price: £8.79

    • Tom Swift and his War Tank

    • Doing His Bit for Uncle Sam
    • By: Victor Appleton
    • Narrated by: John Michaels
    • Length: 4 hrs and 26 mins
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    As the title implies, our hero Tom Swift invents and designs a monster of the battlefield. A war tank. The United States has just entered World War I, and German spies abound. Particularly where Tom is designing and building his amazing tank. He does however, manage to get his machine off to France, and no doubt aid the allies in their war effort.

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    • Tom Swift and his Giant Cannon

    • The Longest Shots on Record
    • By: Victor Appleton
    • Narrated by: John Michaels
    • Length: 4 hrs and 22 mins
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    Volume 16 of the Tom Swift series, finds our hero inventing the world's largest, and of course best, cannon for Uncle Sam, able to destroy a target at a distance of over 30 miles. Not only does Tom Swift engineer this large cannon, but he also invents the propellant. Take-charge type of guy that he is, generals and villains are no match for him, not to mention his faithful giant Koku who nearly single-handedly ties down the 30-ton loose cannon on the deck of a pitching warship.

    Regular price: £8.79

    • Tom Swift and His Photo Telephone

    • The Picture That Saved a Fortune
    • By: Victor Appleton
    • Narrated by: John Michaels
    • Length: 4 hrs and 9 mins
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    Mr. Damon is swindled, and to make matters worse, kidnapped. Our hero, the young inventor Tom Swift comes to the rescue and convicts the scoundrels with the help of his new invention, a telephone that also takes pictures. Imagine that! He also utilizes his amazing airships, and of course the help of his faithful companions and friends Ned Newton, Koku the Giant, and Eradicate Sampson. Every chapter of this book, number 17 of the Tom Swift series, is a cliff-hanger that has kept readers and now listeners in suspense, awaiting the next exciting chapter.

    Regular price: £8.79

    • Tom Swift and His Great Searchlight

    • On the Border for Uncle Sam
    • By: Victor Appleton
    • Narrated by: John Michaels
    • Length: 4 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Book number 15 of the Tom Swift series finds our hero pursuing smugglers across the Canadian border. In his friends and a custom agent had to Canada in Tom's mighty airship equipped with the world's greatest Searchlight in search of smugglers were using Shopton as a destination. Of course along the way, Tom and his friends have several hair-raising experiences. This book was originally published in 1912, and attitudes and expressions were different from today, and some may find the language in this material offensive.

    Regular price: £1.39

    • Tom Swift and His Air Glider

    • Seeking the Platinum Treasure
    • By: Victor Appleton
    • Narrated by: John Michaels
    • Length: 4 hrs and 22 mins
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    Tom Swift and His Air Glider by Victor Appleton, volume 12 of the Tom Swift series, takes our hero to Siberia in search of a long lost platinum mine. In order to accomplish this, the young inventor invents an "air glider" that (don't try this at home) operates best in a hurricane. In this episode instead of his arch rival Andy Foger, the Czarists provide the intrigue as they attempt to capture Tom and his friends.

    Regular price: £8.79

    • Tom Swift in Captivity

    • A Daring Escape by Airship
    • By: Victor Appleton
    • Narrated by: John Michaels
    • Length: 4 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Tom Swift in Captivity is book number 13 of the Tom Swift series. In this adventure Tom, Ned, Mr. Damon and Eradicate travel to South America in search of a tribe of giants. Sam Preston, the owner of a large circus puts Tom and his friends on the trail of these huge creatures. Of course our hero and his friends passed through numerous hazards wild animals, and of course the dastardly bad guy. Travel along as John W. Michaels narrates this early piece of Americana.

    Regular price: £8.79

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