In the second book of Edgar Rice Burroughs's Barsoom series, John Carter returns to Mars in search of his wife, joins forces with old comrades, and forms new lifetime alliances as he battles previously unknown enemies.
Richard K. Morgan's Thirteen is near-future science fiction, very much in the vein of Bladerunner. When the entire crew of a transport from Mars is killed by a stowaway who turns out to be a violent superhuman from a failed government program, Carl Marsalis is given a choice: use his own heightened powers to hunt down the killer, or face a fate worse than death.
Thirteen of Robert E. Howard's legendary stories starring Conan the barbarian, one of the greatest fictional heroes ever created—a swordsman who cuts a swath across the lands of the Hyborian Age, facing powerful sorcerers, deadly creatures, and ruthless armies of thieves and reavers.
Ulysses's reliance on his wit and wiliness for survival in his encounters with divine and natural forces during his ten-year voyage home to Ithaca after the Trojan War is at once a timeless human story and an individual test of moral endurance.
Set against the tumultuous years of the post-Napoleonic era, The Count of Monte Cristo recounts the swashbuckling adventures of Edmond Dantes, a dashing young sailor falsely accused of treason. The story of his long imprisonment, dramatic escape, and carefully wrought revenge offers up a vision of France that has become immortal.