Barsoom Series by Edgar Rice Burroughs

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  • A Princess of Mars (Barsoom #1)

    A Princess of Mars (Barsoom #1)

    Edgar Rice Burroughs

    · 34 ratings · published 2012

    Let the adventures begin, as Captain John Carter finds himself transported to the alien landscape of Mars--where the low gravity increases his speed and strength exponentially. Taken prisoner by Martian warriors, he impresses them with his remarkable fighting skills, and quickly rises to a high-ranking chieftain. But the heroic Carter's powers thrust him right in the middle of a deadly war raging across the planet--and a dangerous romance with a divine princess.

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  • The Gods of Mars (Barsoom #2)

    The Gods of Mars (Barsoom #2)

    Edgar Rice Burroughs

    · 26 ratings · published 2012

    After his death-defying feats in Princess of Mars, John Carter was forced to return to Earth--but 10 years later, he's finally sent back to the Red Planet. Carter dreams of reuniting with his beautiful wife Dejah Thoris, but first he must join his Martian ally Tars Tarkas to battle a wide array of enemies--including the deadly Pirates of Barsoom on their speeding aerial craft... more

  • Thuvia, Maid Of Mars: (Barsoom #4)

    Thuvia, Maid Of Mars: (Barsoom #4)

    Edgar Rice Burroughs

    · 22 ratings · published 2015

    Mars has become divided by love. Not one, but two princes and a Jeddak are vying for the love of Thuvia of Ptarth. When she is mysteriously kidnapped, treachery threatens to throw Barsoom into bloody war. Now Cathoris must follow in the footsteps of his father, John Carter, and overcome phantom armies, dangerous spies and savage beasts as he attempts to save his true love and reunite Mars. The fourth Martian novel from Burroughs... more

  • The Chessmen of Mars (Barsoom #5)

    The Chessmen of Mars (Barsoom #5)

    Edgar Rice Burroughs

    · 20 ratings · published 2015

    Impetuous and headstrong is Tara, Princess of Helium and daughter of John Carter. Tara meets Prince Gahan of Gathol, and is initially unimpressed, viewing him as something of a popinjay. Later she takes her flier into a storm and loses control of the craft, and the storm carries her to an unfamiliar region of Barsoom. After landing and fleeing from a pack of ferocious Banths (Martian lions), she is captured by the horrific Kaldanes, who resemble large heads with small, crab-like legs... more

  • Swords of Mars (Barsoom #8)

    Swords of Mars (Barsoom #8)

    Edgar Rice Burroughs

    · 18 ratings · published 2022

    Over nineteen hundred miles east of The Twin Cities of Helium, at about Lat. 30 degrees S., Lon. 172 degrees E., lies Zodanga. It has ever been a hotbed of sedition since the day that I led the fierce green hordes of Thark against it and, reducing it, added it to the Empire of Helium.

  • Synthetic Men of Mars (Barsoom #9)

    Synthetic Men of Mars (Barsoom #9)

    Edgar Rice Burroughs

    · 18 ratings · published 1980

    From Phundahl at their western extremity, east to Toonol, the Great Toonolian Marshes stretch across the dying planet for eighteen hundred earth miles like some unclean, venomous, Gargantuan reptile -- an oozy marshland through which wind narrow watercourses connecting occasional bodies of open water, little lakes, the largest of which covers but a few acres.

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