Tom Swift Fan Fiction
The Tom Swift character has inspired several authors to write fan fiction for Tom Sr., Tom Jr. and Tom's mother, "Anne".
Thomas Hudson, Leo Levesque, T. Edward Fox have several novels each published and available from Amazon.com in paperback and for the Kindle Reader.
The Victor Appleton II for this "Tom Swift Invention Series" is Thomas Hudson, who grew up entranced by the world of Tom Swift Jr. He is now quite a long way from being a young reader, but still still remembers the thrill of reading about the famous teen inventor who could do anything from rocketing into space, building robots, communicating with aliens, and creating a road that could float in the air. He now lives in the Pacific Northwest-the author, not Tom!-where his time is divided between writing and being a lazy retired guy. While he hopes that both old and new readers will enjoy the stories, he offers a word of caution: The innocence and naiveté of the original Tom Jr, along with some of the lesser characters, do not appear in these books. Some have been replaced by "stronger" individuals. There are a few people with similar names but this series is not just an add-on to the 1954-1971 books. It takes place in the near future to today that sees our hero more involved in issues concerning all of mankind rather than just building stuff. They are still meant to be enjoyed by readers as young as 8-9 who possess good reading skills, and can be enjoyed by people the author's own age bracket, that being below, at or above the 60-year mark. A total of at least 20 books are planned.
by Victor Appleton II
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
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|01: Tom Swift and His EnvirOzone Revivicator - 2010 - For Sale
Teenage inventor and scientist, Tom Swift, begins an all new series of adventures. In this first story he must find ways to tackle two seemingly disconnected problems: repair the fragile ozone cap over the Antarctic; and bring a vital supply of water to a small African nation on the verge of death by dehydration. Thwarting him on both fronts are the appearance of several unmarked, black MIG fighter jets that attack him and his projects without warning or provocation. But, who is behind them? And, why are the pilots seemingly willing to die rather than be captured? Never one to bring politics into anything he does, Tom finds that he is deeply embroiled in the political situation between his small nation and a neighboring nation's fiendish dictator bent on taking over everything, even if that means killing all of the people of the smaller country.
|02: Tom Swift and His QuieTurbine SkyLiner - 2010 - For Sale
In this second adventure of the new series, young inventor Tom Swift is approached by the airline industry. They have a big problem. well, two problems. First, as people build closer and closer to airports, noise complaints continue to grow. And, rather than tell people to stop moving next to busy airports, several state governments have demanded that additional steps be taken to reduce noise. But, about every possible step has already been instituted. They need Tom's help. The other problem is the soaring price of fuel. So, is there any way Tom can also make jet engines more efficient? Again, just about everything has been done toward that. Design after design and test after test prove insufficient to meet one or the other requirement, and definitely not both of them together. Finally a chance encounter by his sister and girlfriend with a stranger brings a light to the end of Tom's tunnel, and he is off. Through all this Tom and Swift Enterprises have been the victims of industrial espionage. It all comes to a head when, one the very even of Tom's public announcement of a solution, his designs are unveiled by a rival manufacturer.
|03: Tom Swift and His Transcontinental BulleTrain - 2011 - For Sale
The President of the United States, desperate to leave some sort of legacy once his term of office expires, has promised the nation that a great, new and ultra-modern freight-hauling bullet train system will begin to cross the country starting in just one year. The biggest problem? He hasn't started talking to any manufacturers or construction companies. Nobody has begun to design or build anything on a project that should take 10 years. Even when his advisors hatch a plan to split the work into dozens of manageable pieces, only a small handful of companies are willing to sign on. Tom Swift-knowing his company's strengths-believes that he can figure a way to dig the massive tunnels under the various mountain ranges on the western half of the country, and may even be able to build the locomotive engines. Things get underway but within weeks a few of the other companies begin to abandon their work, making it necessary for someone to take on more and more. To Tom and his father, that means Swift Enterprises. A rival company owner has it in for Tom, and a mysterious source of governmental sabotage is somewhere in Washington DC. With the lack of time and so many other things against him, is it going to be a mission impossible for the young inventor?
|04: Tom Swift and His Oceanic Subliminator - 2011 - For Sale
Tom is asked to help save the crew of a sunken nuclear submarine, and then to recover the actual sub before it can be claimed as salvage and stripped of its top secrets by a foreign power. His successful efforts lead him to being requested to undertake a monumental task: locating and recovering the more than half-dozen "lost" nuclear submarines sitting on the bottom of several of the Earth's oceans. More than that, he must also find their nuclear-tipped torpedoes and reactors, some of which are no longer with their hulls, and recover them safely as well. With nothing available from his own company, it looks hopeless until the U.S. Navy loans him a holdover from the Cold War, a gigantic submarine carrier capable of holding and launching several attack class subs. He refits it for the mission, trains a half-Enterprises and half Navy crew, and sets out only to discover that saboteurs, spies, possible terrorists and even foreign governments are out to see him fail. But the ultimate danger comes later when they discover more than anyone could have ever believed!
|05: Tom Swift and His Cyclonic Eradicator - 2011 - For Sale
Tom Swift accepts a contract to help complete an important NOAA weather station in Florida that has lost its primary contractor. While investigating the site he and his best friend Bud are nearly killed in an explosion. Or, was it an attack? He sets about creating a safety and security system but encounters a mysterious submarine out in the Gulf of Mexico. It turns out that an old enemy is up to their old tricks and are willing to do anything to stop-or kill-Tom. He knows the old saying about how you can't do anything about the weather, but has never believed it. And so Tom works to invent a method for breaking up hurricanes before they can do any damage. But the typical mix of sabotage, strange circumstances and even being waylaid on a deserted island can't stop our hero. But, about that weather thing.
|06: Tom Swift: Galactic Ambassador - 2011 - For Sale
Since their first interaction with his Space Friends several years earlier, Tom has tried to get them to provide details about themselves so he can assist them in their mission to visit the Earth. Until he makes a surprise advancement in how he "reads" their symbol messages, he has had frustration after disappointment trying to get them to tell him anything of substance. Now that he has an understanding he is horrified to find that their "masters" have declared their mission to our solar system to be a failure and will be recalling them, forever, in just a few short weeks. Now he races against time trying to develop both a vehicle and an environment capable of supporting them. Just when he thinks he has succeeded, disaster strikes. Not only is his new flying environment destroyed, but now the Masters insist the Space Friends won't be the ones coming for a visit, it will be them! Tom knows that can't be allowed and so he must work overtime to complete a new environment, be a diplomat and get ready for the visit.
|07: Tom Swift and the Paradox Planet - 2012 - For Sale
The planet Pluto suddenly disappears. It is there one minute and gone the next. Is this the start of an invasion, or something even worse? Tom Swift is called upon to investigate. For starters he agrees to refurbish and move the long-defunct Hubble Space telescope into a position where it might scan the now empty area. Finding nothing he builds an ultra fast space probe. But when that disappears as it nears the missing planet's old position, it raises even more questions. A second probe is flung far to one side by an invisible force. The only thing to do is to go out himself, and so Tom sets about building a new, giant and incredibly fast spaceship, The Sutter. Before he can launch it, Pluto-or something slightly larger-reappears and begins heading inward toward the Sun. The problem is that the Earth is going to be right in the way. If Tom can't deflect this paradox planet from its course, all mankind might perish. But what secrets can this planet hold? And, why does it suddenly slow down inside Jupiter's orbit?
|08: Tom Swift and the Galaxy Ghosts - 2012 - For Sale
Tom Swift finds himself involved in a galactic mystery. Something very much like a black hole has been discovered a dozen light years away, but nobody can say for certain what it really is... or if it will affect the Earth. The thing about black holes is they suck in light so they can't really be seen. Tom wants to go investigate. Even his quickest unmanned rockets can't carry enough fuel for such a trip. So a shortcut seems to be the only chance. His knowledge tells him that wormholes are more than a science fiction hypothesis, but how the heck can he go about locating one? Even if he finds one, how can he determine where it might exit? When an old video surfaces showing proof to and open and willing mind that wormholes exist and can be opened for brief periods, he also finds it takes the power of a nuclear bomb to do so. If he overcomes all issues, he and Bud may be on a one way trip. They encounter the anomaly-and it's a doozy-but they also find themselves face-to- uhhh, hands? Giant ghostly hands beckon them, but what can it all mean? With little air and no fuel, what can Tom do?
|09: Tom Swift and His Martian TerraVironment - 2013 - For Sale
Tom must suffer disappointment when a contract to build habitats for a Moon colony go to another, inferior, bidder. The result is a catastrophe, 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 Tom's old enemies, 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!
|10: Tom Swift and His Tectonic Interrupter - 2013 - For Sale
Tom Swift finds himself with a mystery. Someone is insisting on a face-to-face meeting but refuses to tell Tom why or who he is. All sorts of bells and danger whistles go off in his mind. When the truth becomes known, it sets Tom on a path that will see him building a flying vehicle capable of locating buried bodies, being pressed into a rescue mission when a volcano erupts and threatens to destroy a major city, which then catapults him right into the toughest assignment he's ever faced. Flying through space or swimming deeper in the ocean than anyone ever has been child's play compared to what he faces. The very earth under our feet has a mysterious tear that could destroy several New England states. Nobody knows how long it has been there, but it isn't standing still! It might even travel across the country eventually causing a super volcanic eruption under Yosemite. Tom has never faced the very planet he lives on as an opponent in a battle like this.
|11: Tom Swift and the AntiInferno Suppressor - 2013- For Sale
The young inventor witnesses the near catastrophic fire at the historic Shopton Hotel. He is suspicious when he sees a woman leaving the scene, being extra careful to hide her identity. Tom's best friend, Bud Barclay, is almost killed in a fire bomber accident and that gets Tom started on coming up with a safe solution. His desire to get involved is strengthened when a series of other fires across the country begin causing massive destruction. A close friend pleads with him to do something and so Tom sets out to develop a new type of fire fighting system-one that is self-contained and needs no water. The discovery of a notebook left by his great grandfather--the first Tom Swift--leads him on a new path, one that includes taking his system to the air. But there is a special danger lurking for him. An old enemy appears to be back and ready to drag Tom into something that might mean his death. Will Tom be able to get his new fire fighter finished in time to make a difference? Or, will his enemy surprise him and bring an end to his life?
|12: Tom Swift and the High Space L-Evator - 2014 - For Sale
Tom Swift decides his 4-year-old space station, the Outpost in Space, is now too small. When you outgrow something that you need, you make it larger or you replace it. Tom's plan for a replacement is not just ambitious, it is almost impossible. He want to build a giant space station capable of rotating to provide its 1,000 or more inhabitants with near Earth-like gravity, room to grow, and incredible surroundings. Two problems are in his way: money and getting all the materials up there. When even his own government appears to condemn his efforts and threaten to cut off his supply chain, Tom must turn to an alternate source for his building materials-mining what he needs from asteroids. But he needs a way to transport raw materials to Earth and finished goods into orbit. The solution has never been tried except in science fiction. He decides to build a space elevator. But with so many challenges and even the United Nations looking like they want to take over the new station, he finds that he is just about on his own.
|13: Tom Swift and the IntraEarth Invaders - 2014- For Sale
It has been a couple years since Tom Swift solved the mystery and overcame the aftermath of a loss of helium in the undersea mines he once discovered. Since then not much of anything has happened that might be considered newsworthy in Helium City. In fact, he and his friend, Bud Barclay, haven't even travelled down there in all that time. Things are about to change! A deep thrumming vibration begins to make itself noticed in Helium City. As it comes and goes with no indication of its origin or meaning, Tom designs and lowers a series of probes meant to discover what is coming from deep inside or even under the giant cavern filled with liquid helium. They give some answers and ask many more questions. In order to explore the possibilities-and impossibilities-Tom and Bud undertake a new adventure that sees them being lowered into the cavern in a totally unique sphere. What they find shocks them both, but they try to make a bad situation better. What they get is a bad situation getting more and more out of hand!
|14: Tom Swift and the Coupe of Invisibility - 2014 - For Sale
The Navy needs something that they believe only Tom can provide. Unknowingly, they are right, sort of. They need their RADAR-invisible ships to also be visually invisible. Nothing can ruin invisibility like being able to see something!
But his little test device isn't going to do the trick. Then, when he finds something that will work, and installs in on a small car, it gets stolen. And, not just by normal thieves-foreign terrorists! They want it to use to attack domestic targets. Now, can Tom find a way to overcome his own invention without ruining it as a way to saftguard Navy ships?
|15: Tom Swift and the Yesterday Machine - 2015 - For Sale
The fifteenth (!) novel in the New TOM SWIFT Invention Adventures series. Just two years ago Tom Swift and his best friend, Bud Barclay, journeyed through a wormhole and nearly lost their lives investigating a black hole phenomena. After returning Tom sent an unmanned reconnaissance probe back there to keep an eye on things. The time has come to replace it before it "dies." But, when he does the first of the videos sent back reveal something so startling that Tom isn't certain what to believe. The probe shows him something Tom knows had to be in the past. What might it mean? The first thought he has is some sort of time fluctuation has occurred. He is hesitant to refer to it as "time travel." But, what if that is exactly what it is? Is it something that can be replicated and used on Earth. Or, can the source of the phenomena be taken from its location back to Earth? Tom can only imagine the possibilities and sets out testing in until a personal tragedy forces him to try something radical. It isn't for the weak at heart, and it isn't something he wants to do, but he must.
|16: Tom Swift and the Reconstructed Planet - 2016 - For Sale
Book 16 in this new series sees the young inventor presented with a problem that may or may not happen in a locale so far away it could be meaningless. Or, it could turn deadly! Haley's Comet is swinging back in for its next appearance, only this time it will pass very close to a newly identified planet far outside the orbit of Pluto. Eris is larger than Pluto and even possesses a small moon. So, with the possibility that Eris could influence Haley's trajectory, and if it goes one way it will come too close to the Earth on its pass in a few years, Tom must find a way to get out that far, and fairly quickly. His solution. Simple. Harness a black hole, ride it out past the edge of the solar system and see what happens. Only themission becomes much more diffecult when Haley's smashes into Eris and the planet begins to break up. Now, there will be far more potential deadly pieces of the former planet to deal with unless Tom and his crew can find a way to rebuild it.
|17: Tom Swift and His NanoSurgery Brigade - 2016 - For Sale
In the 17th novel in the new series, Tom Swift's father is diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor that will eventually kill him. But, Tom won't take that for a final answer. Working with the company's physician, Doc Simpson, he works to devise a way to get into an inaccessible part of the human brain to operate and get back out again without doing other damage.
The solution he comes up with, and the people he finds to help, will amaze you.
|18: Tom Swift and His Thermo-Ion Jetpack - 2016 - For Sale
In novel 18 of this series, Tom Swift gets the call to put his inventive brains to work for Hollywood. A producer for one of the studios wants to resurrect the old movie series that featured a hero using a flying rocket pack. But, when Tom convinces him that roaring flames and something looking like a pair of fire extinguishers isn't going to work, he agrees to set his serial in the near future. That just leaves Tom with the task of creating a wearable, flyable backpack that can fly for a half hour at a time, be absolutely safe for the stunt man to pilot, and look really incredible.
Forces are at work to steal such a technology from both Tom and another company in California that tried making something like it a year earlier. And, it turns out to be an old enemy of the Swifts behind it all.
Now, with pressure put on him by the US Government and constant nagging requests to get the backpack delivered to the movie set, Tom must satisfy many people, keep the plans and actual device safe, and still get his and Bud's wife out to Hollywood to meet some stars.
|19: Tom Swift and the Atlantean HydroWay - 2016 - For Sale
Volume 19 in this new series sees Tom Swift being asked for a double-header: Canada wants their very own version of his successful transcontinental bullet train and a European commerce commission asks him to develop a new and faster method for transporting a great deal of goods between their continent and the U.S.
Fresh from his recent success and anxious to get into something a bit more meaningful, he agrees to both projects. But, with each one come problems both political and physical, and Tom soon learns he has enemies on both fronts who would like to see him fail, or even die!
An old and secret "society" want his efforts to span the Atlantic Ocean to fail for reasons nobody is quite certain of, but they have the financial backing of a very angry criminal and seem to be everywhere Tom goes.
|20: Tom Swift and the Electricity Vampires - 2017 - For Sale
In the exciting twentieth adventure of this new series, Tom Swift finds a pleasant day sailing turning into an attack from the sky. Out of nowhere a lightning bolt strikes his boat and sucks all power from everywhere. But, it seems to be more of a warning of things to come when a large power generating station is attacked next, with the same loss of electricity as if it had been siphoned back into the sky.
More and more power stations are targeted and now Tom must try to find out several vital things: Who is attacking? Why are they invisible and how do they manage that? What is their purpose in zig-zagging up and down the country hitting station after station?
Not only is he broadsided by these attack, he also finds out there is another Tom Swift out there; or rather a Tommy Swift. Together they work to uncover the evil attackers Bud Barclay has dubbed the Electricity Vampires.
As the attacks go on and Tom gets no closer to uncovering them, it seems there is a final target in mind, and if they get there, it could be devastating!
|21: Tom Swift and His Solar Chaser - 2017 - For Sale
In the twenty-first adventure of this new series, Tom Swift takes up a challenge by the X-Prize organization. They want entries to build and fly solar-powered aircraft on a non-stop around-the-world flight taking less that 36 hours! He knows the greater than 500 miles per hour speed is technically possible, but how to achieve it?
He struggles against battery technology that cannot hold quite enough power to get through the periods of darkness such a trip will entail, and also the sheer physics of electrically spinning a pair of turbine engines fast enough to give him the thrust necessary to get him and Bud Barclay through the entire race.
Complicating matters is a determined and somewhat evil woman who appears to be a contestant but seems more interested in badmouthing Tom than she is in following any of the rules.
Then, there is the small matter of a little helicopter Bud and Tom are testing that breaks apart sending them falling into Lake Carlopa. Was it bad engineering or sabotage, or an attempt to kill one or both of them?
|22: Tom Swift and the SeaSpace HydroFarm - 2017 - For Sale
Adventure 22 in this new series sees Tom and Bud and their wives vacationing in Barbados, only to discover a terrible food shortage is about to befall several Caribbean islands. Tom's wife wants him to help, but it is only once a relatively new British Ministry comes to Swift Enterprises with money and an official request that he finds he may have an idea or two.
The major obstacle is how do you build farm land on a totally used island where nothing more exists without ruining the ecology?
When he settles on a unique growing environment, there are many things to overcome, not the least of which are rampant rumors on many of the islands saying that the Swifts are out to capture and steal their land. One man is so angry he shoots Tom during a public event.
But, not a lot can get the inventor down except for a returning enemy out to destroy him and the humanitarian project. Obstacle after obstacle are overcome as he works to finish his SeaSpace HydroFarm.
|23: Tom Swift and the Martian Moon Re-Placement - 2018 - For Sale
The colonists on Mars have been living in peace and relative comfort, until it is discovered that one of the two small moons racing overhead, Phobos, seems to have dropped in altitude and is continuing to come closer. Since this was not suppose to be at a rate of more than a few inches a year, but is in the hundreds of miles, this is a great worry to them. And, to Tom Swift.
He arrives on Mars and uses his repelatron-powered ship, The Challenger, to push the moon back up into position only to find that it starts coming back down. An investigation on the surface of Phobos shows that it has a higher gravity than it should, and the only reason Tom can figure is that the former Space Friends must have planted one of their gravity generating stones somewhere. But, where?
And, once he finds it, how can he go about digging more than a hundred feet onto a moon that is barely held together and is composed of rocks and dust gathered over more than a million years. One false dig and the entire thing could break apart.
The Space Friends are of no help as they have all but disappeared. So, Tom sets out to do the impossible; replace Phobos in its rightful position once and for all times so the colony can go back to being safe.
|24: Tom Swift and the Venusian InvulnoSuit - 2018 - For Sale
In book 24 of this new series, Tom Swift runs afoul of several flying vehicles including a recent Venus Probe sent to study seismic activity on the super hot second planet. What he does not realize is he will be drawn into a rescue mission when the designers fail to take into consideration many things that go toward keeping a tall structure upright. Before he can even plan a rescue Tom and Bud Barclay must wrestle a small jet down to the ground when someone tries to knock them from the sky. Then, he and another pilot take a test flight that ends in Tom being a crash victim in an unfriendly country where he is rescued by a resistance organization but not before the government there declares to the world that the is dead! Finally, when the mission to Venus looks as if it can be handled by a robot, it soon becomes clear that it will take a human touch. And, we all know that means Tom Swift!
|25: Tom Swift and the HoverCity - 2018 - For Sale
This is the 25th novel in this series! Tom Swift has been involved in many projects in his 28 years of life, some horrifically dangerous and some very tame and fun, but he has never been involved in trying to make the impossible, possible, and never has he worked with a "UFOs exist" man who might actually be onto something!
When a very rich man comes to Tom telling him of the almost crippling lack of land on which people might build without deforesting large areas or ripping out growing fields, farms and ranches, Tom cannot argue the point. He'd even been involved building underwater growing environments before. Land was what we have and we cannot build any more of it.
Or, can we?
The man sets forth a challenge: build a city in the sky. Not something up on poles but an honest to gosh floating city. Like the sky cities of science fiction, only actual and habitable.
The city part is easy; the floating part may take a crackpot idea to work!
|The Young Tom Swift Chronicles: What Tom invented before he became world famous (Volume 1) - 2014 - For Sale
Before he became known to the world as Tom Swift, Jr., a much younger Tommy Swift wanted to invent something that would change the world. His target? Something to help win the war in Europe. Little did he or even his famous inventor father, Tom, Sr., realize that his first major invention would prove to be a game changer. But the young inventor could not know how vital his work turned out to be because nobody trusted an eight-year-old to keep the secret. Even after the war he was not told right away, and so he set out to make something that would work, something that proved to save the spirit of Christmas in Shopton for a few of the little children, but mostly for his younger sister. This book contains the stories of his first four inventions along with a short story about how Tom foiled Sandy's prying eyes and sticky fingers!
The Future Tom Swift Stories by Leo L. Levesque
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|Tom Swift and His Luna-Tronics Excavator - 2014 - For Sale
In this first of a new series, Tom Swift is no longer the perpetually eighteen-year-old. In fact, he has grown old along with his best friend, Bud Barclay. Something has come up that forces Tom to make the decision to save Bud from dying in an old folks home, rejuvenate both of them, and set out on an adventure that includes a mysterious giant egg buried below the surface of the Moon. Getting the "egg" to the surface is just the start of their adventure as it also brings him face-to-face with one of the race of beings he had previously called his Space Friends. He is in for a huge surprise as he discovers their true reason for being in out solar system and why they had been so helpful to him.
|Tom Swift and His Flight to the Pleiades - 2014 - For Sale
In this second novel in the series, Tom Swift may believe he has vanquished the beings formerly known as his Space Friends, but he is in for a surprise. He also finds it to be the most favorable time to leave the Earth and set out into deep space. But, first things first, and he must settle matters with the other beings who appear intent on attacking Earth. While infiltrating their ship he happens on two other Earthlings, long prisoners of the reptilian beings. With their help he faces the Supreme Being.
|Tom Swift and His Translocation Matrix - 2016 - For Sale
The third novel in this series. Sadly, Tom Swift has given up on the governments of the world. After fifty years of trying to help mankind and being instrumental in setting up colonies on Venus, Mars, and numerous moons throughout the outer solar system, he and ten thousand colonist, family and former employees have left the home system forever. Their destination has been to explore the Pleiades star constellation with hopes of locating a new, human-friendly home planet. Along with them are the remnants of the dinosaur race he once thought of as his "space friends." The uneasy peace between them is softened by the fact their Prime Leader is a human. The only problem is that his bride, Phyllis Newton, is the human who has become the Prime Leader of the dinosaurs. She and their asteroid ship start out for the same place as Tom and his more conventional ship, but they soon are separated by millions of light years, and even by the sum total of time itself. As each group encounters new beings and new challenges, they find the universe is a pretty hostile place to be.
Tom Swift by Scott Lockwood
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|Tom Swift and the Transphotonic Crossover - 2015 - For Sale
Ten years after their adventures with the Galaxy Ghosts, Tom Swift Jr. and Bud Barclay find an old enemy has returned: The Black Cobra!
Even worse, he is now working with both the Brungarians and Kranjovians. Even as Tom races to finish work on his latest invention, a faster-than-light drive, he must work to uncover the Black Cobra's nefarious plans and thwart his goal to destroy the Earth and dominate what's left of it.
And that might not be the worst of the Cobra's schemes...
|Tom Swift and the Paramagnetic Initializer - 2015 - For Sale
Following the events at the end of Tom Swift and his Transphotonic Crossover, the original Tom Swift Jr. and Bud Barclay are enlisted to help fight off the Black Cobra-Brungaria-Kranjovia alliance seeking to destroy the Earth and enslave the survivors.
But, can the younger versions of Tom and Bud, even with the help of their mysterious space friends the Vashanti, help defeat the Black Cobra and his allies, the hideously evil Tekili-li?
Or will some unlooked-for variables come to their rescue?
Tom Swift Lunar Trilogy
|Tom Swift and the Space Battering Ram - 2014 - For Sale
The first dual-author Tom Swift novel. Fan authors Leo Levesque and Tom Hudson combined their talents to make for an action-packed novel.
Tom Swift discovers that something is causing collisions to happen far out in the asteroid belt. While it is curious, it is seemingly not of any real concern. But, a comet believed to have last visited our solar system fifty years earlier is spotted coming inbound. but it is early. Very, very early! The mathematics show that last time it passed harmlessly when the Earth was on the other side of the Sun, almost one hundred eighty million miles away. This time, however. it is thought to become a near miss situation until the unthinkable happens. A totally unexpected change to its course means it's now on a collision course and it looks like only Tom can find a way to avoid catastrophe. That is, IF he has the time! Complicating things are a pair of megalomaniacs bent on colonizing the Moon with kidnapped Asian islanders while destroying life on the Earth. They have also taken Tom's chief of Security prisoner, but Tom knows nothing of this until it is almost too late!
|Tom Swift and the Cometary Reclamation - 2014 - For Sale
In this second installment of the Lunar Trilogy (Tom Swift and the Space Battering Ram was part 1) an environmental disaster hits California at the same time the lunar colony-now free of the tyranny of the Masters-is facing a crisis of their own, and it seems a single solution needs to be found for both. At the same time, Harlan Ames ventures to Tibet in search of answers about the Empress and where she might have crashed her evacuation spacecraft. What he finds will turn his world on end and nearly ruin the now-free colony on the Moon. With his own troubles, Tom must find a way to mine water from a passing comet and bring it to the Moon and down to the Earth safely and quickly before people start to die. As it is, people are leaving the state as if it is becoming a new dustbowl. The inhabitants of the lunar colony don't have that luxury. Will Harlan's search and Tom's projects succeed? Or, with they intersect with disastrous consequences?
| Tom Swift and the Lunar Volcano - 2015 - For Sale
In this third book of the saga: The Emperor Shangri-La died trying to attack the Earth; the Empress-his twin sister-died trying to attack Tom Swift. Now, it seems the very Moon on which they built their Shangri-La colony of slaves is on the brink of being attacked by the ground under their feet. Harlan Ames, former Swift Enterprises Chief of Security has been the Administrator of the now free colony but is getting anxious to take his twin children back to Earth. Their safety may depend on it; their mother was the much hated Empress! But, something bad is happening inside the Moon. He hopes his old boss can figure things out before it is too late. In the meantime, he leaves his children in the care of Lola "Grandma" Reyes at the lunar colony while he heads out to see if there is anything to discover at the former "Master's" ruined fortress in the Philippines. It is a race against time to see if clues can be found to help avoid a catastrophe.
|01: Tom Swift's Pocket Book of Inventions: The First Seven - 2014 - For Sale
One thing all Tom Swift novels have in common is the lack of details about his lesser inventions. How did they come about? Were they part of something else of standalone projects? This series of four collections attempts to put the story behind the 'thingamy' as in, "Tom raced from the room pausing only long enough to cream the thin gamy into his jacket pocket knowing it might come in handy later on." Of course, it usually is a vital device for him, but space and word colt requirements usually meant such details had to be left out. Now you have the tales of seven of Tom's inventions, everything from the origin of his Fat Man deep diving suit to the creation of a brand new kind of forest ranger to an evacuation ball allowing injured people in his outpost in space to get back to Earth to a new jet aircraft that will become a favorite of his in the New Tom Swift Inventions Series (also available from this outlet), and a lot more..
|02: Tom Swift's Another Pocket - More Inventions: Seven More Short Invention Stories - 2014 - For Sale
One thing all Tom Swift novels have in common is the lack of details about his lesser inventions. How did they come about? Were they part of something else of standalone projects? This series of four collections attempts to put the story behind the 'thingamy' as in, "Tom raced from the room pausing only long enough to cream the thin gamy into his jacket pocket knowing it might come in handy later on." Here is the second collection of tales of seven more of Tom's inventions, everything from his innovative fuel kicker that will get his into space as the first privately-funded astronaut to the creation of an incredible, life-saving ejection system for the military to an adventure on the Moon to devising an un-snoopable communications system, and a lot more.
|03:Tom Swift's A Newer Pocket Book of Swift Inventions: A third helping of seven short invention stories - 2014 - For Sale
Tom Swift novels feature his major inventions, some books even delving into great details about them. But, his lesser inventions? They get the old, "He grabbed one of his fribbles and raced after the bad guys!" Fribble? This series of four collections attempts to put the story behind the 'Fribbles' in Tom Swift books. Of course, it usually is a vital device for him, but space and word count requirements usually meant such details had to be left out. Now you have the third set of seven of Tom's inventions available, everything from the origin of his L'il Idiot computers to the creation of a sort of Frankenstein typewriter to headlights that can see through dust storms, and more. To add to the fun, one of the main stories is a tale about Tom's father and the invention he used to save the Swifts from financial ruin when young Tom was just a toddler. This collection features a bonus, very short story at the end of the book.
|04: Tom Swift's A Fourth Pocket Book of Inventions: Five Tom and One Damon Swift Invention - 2014 - For Sale
All Tom Swift novels have more than the primary invention from the title, but there is a lack of details about those lesser inventions. How did they come about? Were they part of something else of standalone projects? This series of four collections attempts to put the story behind the 'thingamy' as in, "Tom raced from the room pausing only long enough to cream the thin gamy into his jacket pocket knowing it might come in handy later on." Now you have the latest tales of five of Tom's inventions, plus one from his father, Damon Swift. In this volume is everything from the fight to built a reconnaissance aircraft the Government needs instead of the one they ask for, an incredible set of new musical instruments Tom hopes will help a favorite teacher keep her music program, a high-dive from orbit in only a space suit, an engine that uses only sound, and a giant fish. Most of these are mentioned in various novels from the New Tom Swift Inventions Series (also available from this outlet).
Tom Swift Senior
|Tom Swift and His Aerial Firetruck: A Tom Swift Sr. Novella - 2013 - For Sale
This is the companion story to the Tom Swift Invention Series novel #11: "Tom Swift and the AntiInferno Suppressor." Details from this pre-story are heavily referenced in the full novel, although this story can be fully enjoyed as a stand-alone tale starring the very first Tom Swift. And, vice versa. Tom is distraught when the historical Shopton Hotel burns to the ground-possibly an act of a pyromaniac or as an act of mischief that got out of hand-while the town's fire fighters stand by helpless. None of their old pumping equipment can shoot water high enough. Tom believes the solution may lie in flying the water over the fire, but his own flying ship cannot lift very much weight. So, he sets about building a new, special airship that will use a revolutionary method of dousing the flames. Test after test show he is getting closer to success, but it takes another fire to prove that his system works! The tie in to the later novel is that the Tom Swift of the future (this Tom's great-grandson) finds the diary detailing the trials and errors just at a time when he, himself, is attempting to come up with a modern flying fire fighting machine.
|Anne Swift: Molecular Detective Vol. 1 - 2014 - For Sale
by T. Edward Fox
Everyone knows Tom Swift, famous teen inventor. But, do you know his mother, Anne Swift, is one of the top molecular biological detectives in the United States? Well, did you know she secretly works special assignments for the FBI? How about that she has never told anyone in her family about her secret work? This is the first trilogy of her stories as she balances being a wife and a mother with being a crackerjack biological detective, helping to solve cases that no other lab or team can handle-or would be allowed to tackle. This volume contains the stories: . Anne Swift and the Microbial Murder Mess . Anne Swift and the Nasty Nuclear Nodules . Anne Swift and the Scruffy Scroungy Scrofula They cover everything from cloning gone mad to a man who sickens and kills everyone he comes into contact with.
|Anne Swift: Molecular Detective Vol. 2 - 2014 - For Sale
by T. Edward Fox
Everyone knows Tom Swift, famous teen inventor. If you have read the first volume in this series you will know his mother, Anne Swift, is one of the top molecular biological detectives in the United States. And, you know she secretly works special assignments for the FBI. Right? How about that she has never told anyone in her family about her secret work? This is the second trilogy of her stories as she balances being a wife and a mother with being a crackerjack biological detective, helping to solve cases that no other lab or team can handle-or would be allowed to tackle. This volume contains the stories: . Anne Swift and the Deadly Dino DNA . Anne Swift and the Malicious Meteor Mayhem . Anne Swift and the Incendiary Insect Infestation They cover everything from fossils containing something deadly, people dying quite badly when exposed to a some meteor fragments, and exploding insects. The trio of Anne Swift stories is also available.
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|Anne Swift: Molecular Detective Vol. 3 - 2014 - For Sale
by T. Edward Fox
Everyone knows Tom Swift, famous teen inventor. By now you should know his mother, Anne Swift, is one of the top molecular biological detectives in the United States. Well, did you know she secretly works special assignments for the FBI? How about that she has never told anyone in her family about her secret work? This is the third trilogy of her stories as she balances being a wife and a mother with being a crackerjack biological detective, helping to solve cases that no other lab or team can handle-or would be allowed to tackle. This volume contains the stories: . Anne Swift and the Alien Anticoagulant Anomaly . Anne Swift and the Pernicious Parasitic Pandemic . Anne Swift: Interview With a MoBiDet They cover everything from the possibility that aliens are draining people and farm animals of their blood, people who have their intestinal tracts filling up with parasites and nobody knows why, and the in depth interview Anne did once she retired from her secret job. This might be the final trio of Anne Swift stories, but do not despair. A full-length novel is in the works for late 2015!