List of Tom Swift books

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All books in the various Tom Swift book series.

Books in the original Tom Swift series[1][edit]

  1. Tom Swift and His Motor Cycle; or, Fun and Adventure on the Road, 1910
  2. Tom Swift and His Motor Boat; or, The Rivals of Lake Carlopa, 1910
  3. Tom Swift and His Airship; or, The Stirring Cruise of the Red Cloud, 1910
  4. Tom Swift and His Submarine Boat; or, Under the Ocean for Sunken Treasure, 1910
  5. Tom Swift and His Electric Runabout; or, The Speediest Car on the Road, 1910
  6. Tom Swift and His Wireless Message; or, The Castaways of Earthquake Island, 1911
  7. Tom Swift Among the Diamond Makers; or, The Secret of Phantom Mountain, 1911
  8. Tom Swift in the Caves of Ice; or, The Wreck of the Airship, 1911
  9. Tom Swift and His Sky Racer; or, The Quickest Flight on Record, 1911
  10. Tom Swift and His Electric Rifle; or, Daring Adventures on Elephant Island, 1911
  11. Tom Swift in the City of Gold; or, Marvelous Adventures Underground, 1912
  12. Tom Swift and His Air Glider; or, Seeking the Platinum Treasure, 1912
  13. Tom Swift in Captivity; or, A Daring Escape by Airship, 1912
  14. Tom Swift and His Wizard Camera; or, Thrilling Adventures While Taking Moving Pictures, 1912
  15. Tom Swift and His Great Searchlight; or, On the Border for Uncle Sam, 1912
  16. Tom Swift and His Giant Cannon; or, The Longest Shots on Record, 1913
  17. Tom Swift and His Photo Telephone; or, The Picture That Saved a Fortune, 1914
  18. Tom Swift and His Aerial Warship; or, The Naval Terror of the Seas, 1915
  19. Tom Swift and His Big Tunnel; or, The Hidden City of the Andes, 1916
  20. Tom Swift In the Land of Wonders; or, The Underground Search for the Idol of Gold, 1917
  21. Tom Swift and His War Tank; or, Doing His Bit for Uncle Sam, 1918
  22. Tom Swift and His Air Scout; or, Uncle Sam's Mastery of the Sky, 1919
  23. Tom Swift and His Undersea Search; or, The Treasure on the Floor of the Atlantic, 1920
  24. Tom Swift Among the Fire Fighters; or, Battling with Flames in the Air, 1921
  25. Tom Swift and His Electric Locomotive; or, Two Miles a Minute on the Rails, 1922
  26. Tom Swift and His Flying Boat; or, Castaways of the Giant Iceberg, 1923
  27. Tom Swift and His Great Oil Gusher; or, The Treasure of Goby Farm, 1924
  28. Tom Swift and His Chest of Secrets; or, Tracing the Stolen Inventions, 1925
  29. Tom Swift and His Airline Express; or, From Ocean to Ocean by Daylight, 1926
  30. Tom Swift Circling the Globe; or, The Daring Cruise of the Air Monarch, 1927
  31. Tom Swift and His Talking Pictures; or, The Greatest Invention on Record, 1928
  32. Tom Swift and His House on Wheels; or, A Trip around the Mountain of Mystery, 1929
  33. Tom Swift and His Big Dirigible; or, Adventures Over the Forest of Fire, 1930
  34. Tom Swift and His Sky Train; or, Overland Through the Clouds, 1931
  35. Tom Swift and His Giant Magnet; or, Bringing Up the Lost Submarine, 1932
  36. Tom Swift and His Television Detector; or, Trailing the Secret Plotters, 1933
  37. Tom Swift and His Ocean Airport; or, Foiling the Haargolanders, 1934
  38. Tom Swift and His Planet Stone; or, Discovering the Secret of Another World, 1935
  39. Tom Swift and His Giant Telescope, 1939 (Better Little Book) - e-text at Project Gutenberg
  40. Tom Swift and His Magnetic Silencer, 1941 (Better Little Book)

The first 25 as well as the 39th Tom Swift Sr. books are in the public domain and available as downloadable texts from Project Gutenberg.

Books in the second series by Victor Appleton II (Tom Swift Jr.)[2][edit]

  1. Tom Swift and his Flying Lab 1954 (by William Dougherty)
  2. Tom Swift and His Jetmarine 1954 (by John Almquist)
  3. Tom Swift and His Rocket Ship 1954 (by John Almquist)
  4. Tom Swift and His Giant Robot 1954 (by Richard Sklar)
  5. Tom Swift and His Atomic Earth Blaster 1954 (by James Duncan Lawrence)
  6. Tom Swift and His Outpost in Space 1955 (by James Duncan Lawrence)
  7. Tom Swift and His Diving Seacopter 1956 (by James Duncan Lawrence)
  8. Tom Swift in the Caves of Nuclear Fire 1956 (by Thomas Mulvey)
  9. Tom Swift on the Phantom Satellite 1956 (by James Duncan Lawrence)
  10. Tom Swift and His Ultrasonic Cycloplane 1957 (by James Duncan Lawrence)
  11. Tom Swift and His Deep-Sea Hydrodome 1958 (by James Duncan Lawrence)
  12. Tom Swift in the Race to the Moon 1958 (by James Duncan Lawrence)
  13. Tom Swift and His Space Solartron 1958 (by James Duncan Lawrence)
  14. Tom Swift and His Electronic Retroscope 1959 (by James Duncan Lawrence)
  15. Tom Swift and His Spectromarine Selector 1960 (by James Duncan Lawrence)
  16. Tom Swift and the Cosmic Astronauts 1960 (by James Duncan Lawrence)
  17. Tom Swift and the Visitor from Planet X 1961 (by James Duncan Lawrence) - e-text at Project Gutenberg
  18. Tom Swift and the Electronic Hydrolung 1961 (by James Duncan Lawrence) - e-text at Project Gutenberg
  19. Tom Swift and His Triphibian Atomicar 1962 (by James Duncan Lawrence)
  20. Tom Swift and His Megascope Space Prober 1962 (by James Duncan Lawrence)
  21. Tom Swift and the Asteroid Pirates 1963 (by James Duncan Lawrence)
  22. Tom Swift and His Repelatron Skyway 1963 (by James Duncan Lawrence)
  23. Tom Swift and His Aquatomic Tracker 1964 (by James Duncan Lawrence)
  24. Tom Swift and His 3-D Telejector 1964 (by James Duncan Lawrence)
  25. Tom Swift and His Polar-Ray Dynasphere 1965 (by James Duncan Lawrence)
  26. Tom Swift and His Sonic Boom Trap 1965 (by James Duncan Lawrence)
  27. Tom Swift and His Subocean Geotron 1966 (by James Duncan Lawrence)
  28. Tom Swift and the Mystery Comet 1966 (by James Duncan Lawrence)
  29. Tom Swift and the Captive Planetoid 1967 (by James Duncan Lawrence)
  30. Tom Swift and his G-Force Inverter 1968 (by Thomas Mulvey)
  31. Tom Swift and his Dyna-4 Capsule 1969 (by Richard McKenna)
  32. Tom Swift and his Cosmotron Express 1970 (by Richard McKenna)
  33. Tom Swift and the Galaxy Ghosts 1971 (by Vincent Buranelli)


A few of the Tom Swift Jr. books are in the public domain and available as downloadable texts from Project Gutenberg.

Books in the third series[edit]

  1. The City in the Stars 1981 (by Bill Rotsler & Sharmon Divono)[3]
  2. Terror on the Moons of Jupiter (by Bill Rotsler & Sharmon Divono) Introduction of Aristotle the Robot[3]
  3. The Alien Probe (by Bill Rotsler & Sharmon Divono)[3]
  4. The War in Outer Space (by Bill Rotsler & Sharmon Divono)[3]
  5. The Astral Fortress (by Bill Rotsler & Sharmon Divono)[3]
  6. The Rescue Mission (by Bill Rotsler & Sharmon Divono)[3]
  7. Ark Two 1983 (by Neal Barrett, Jr. probably)
  8. Crater of Mystery 1983
  9. Gateway to Doom (by Bob Vardeman)[citation needed]
  10. The Invisible Force 1984 (by Neal Barrett, Jr.)
  11. Planet of Nightmares 1984
  12. Chaos on Earth (Never released, manuscript available at the New York Library) (by Neal Barrett, Jr.)
  13. The Micro World (Never released, manuscript available at the New York Library) (by Neal Barrett, Jr.)

Eleven titles were released in paperback by Wanderer Books, an imprint of Simon & Schuster. The first 9 were also printed for libraries in hardcover with dust jackets. Neal Barrett, Jr. and Mike MacQuay also wrote some of the books.[citation needed] A twelfth (Chaos on Earth) and thirteenth (The Micro World) book were written, but never published.

Books in the fourth series[edit]

  1. The Black Dragon (April 1991, by Bill McCay)
  2. The Negative Zone (April 1991, by Bill McCay)
  3. Cyborg Kickboxer (June 1991, by Steven Grant)
  4. The DNA Disaster (August 1991, by F. Gwynplaine MacIntrye)
  5. Monster Machine (October 1991, by Debra Doyle & James D. MacDonald)
  6. Aquatech Warriors (December 1991, by Debra Doyle & James D. MacDonald)
  7. Moonstalker (February 1992)
  8. The Microbots (April 1992, by Robert Vardeman)
  9. Fire Biker (June 1992)
  10. Mind Games (October 1992, by Bruce Holland Rogers)
  11. Mutant Beach (December 1992, by Robert Vardeman)
  12. Death Quake (February 1993, probable author Bridget McKenna)
  13. Quantum Force (April 1993)

Hardy Boys and Tom Swift Ultra Thrillers by Franklin W. Dixon[edit]

  1. Time Bomb (August 1992)
  2. The Alien Factor (June 1993)

Books in the Tom Swift: Young Inventor series[edit]

  1. Into The Abyss (June 2006)
  2. The Robot Olympics (June 2006)
  3. The Space Hotel (October 2006)
  4. Rocket Racers (January 2007)
  5. On Top Of The World (May 2007)
  6. Under the Radar (October 2007)
  7. Extraterrestrial Highway (February 2008, unpublished)

There are ISBN's registered for volumes 8-11 in this series, however, the titles are unknown and it is unknown if any manuscripts exist.

References[edit]

  1. ^

    "The Complete Tom Swift Sr. Home Page". Retrieved 2 April 2011. 

  2. ^ "The Complete Tom Swift Jr. Home Page". Retrieved 28 April 2011. 
  3. ^ a b c d e f "News archive". Locus (magazine). 1997 10. Retrieved 2008-06-10.  Check date values in: |date= (help)