Biography: American writer Edgar Rice Burroughs (1875-1950) is best-known for his Tarzan series, although he wrote in many genres, including science fiction and fantasy. His writing career started small with pulp fiction magazine entries, and grew to widespread fame with nearly 70 popular novels. Two American towns were named for the Tarzan character, and a crater on Mars is known as the Burroughs crater.

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  1. The Oakdale Affair
    The Oakdale Affair
    by Edgar Rice Burroughs

    Rating: 2.3/5 (179 votes cast)

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    The town of Oakdale is plagued by a jewel thief, and a young girl has disappeared. Following on the heels of Mucker hero Billy Byrne, his best friend Bridge tackles the mystery of the kidnapping and robbery amidst the economic and social ruin of post-World War I America.

    Category: Romantic Suspense

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  2. The Mucker
    The Mucker
    by Edgar Rice Burroughs

    Rating: 2.2/5 (162 votes cast)

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    Billy Byrne is considered a low-borne brute, known as a mucker, and is not welcome in high society. As fate would have it, he falls for Barbara Harding, a lady of the upper classes. His street sense may serve them both well when head-hunters capture Barbara and Billy comes to the rescue.

    Category: Romantic Suspense

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  3. A Princess of Mars
    A Princess of Mars

    by Edgar Rice Burroughs

    A Princess of Mars
    by Edgar Rice Burroughs

    Rating: 2.5/5 (189 votes cast)

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    All is fair in love and war, even on Mars. In this romantic adventure, Burroughs takes us to his fantastical world on Mars, where American John Carter must battle the 15-foot tall Green Men of Mars in order to win the heart of a beautiful woman.

    Category: Fantasy & Paranormal Romance

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  4. The Chessmen of Mars
    The Chessmen of Mars

    by Edgar Rice Burroughs

    The Chessmen of Mars
    by Edgar Rice Burroughs

    Rating: 2.5/5 (215 votes cast)

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    When Tara of Helium meets Gahan of Gathol, interplanetary sparks fly. In the fifth of the Mars series by Burroughs, Tara is captured by the horrible, crab-like parasites the Kaldanes, from whom Gahan must rescue her.

    Categories: SciFi & Horror, Fantasy & Paranormal Romance

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