Heinlein’s “The Door Into Summer” is highly regarded as one of the all-time classic time travel stories, and one of Heinlein’s early-career masterpieces. Does it still hold up, sixty-plus years after the fact, and is its acclaim warranted in the first place?
“It was time to call in some favors. Because some situations call for negotiation, but some…call for gun work.” Blood and shell casings flow like water in this gritty Hard Case novel.
An all-time classic space opera, its influences are still felt today. This episodic novel recreates Darwin’s voyage of the Beagle in space, heading into unknown regions on a mission of interstellar discovery. The ship’s crew explores new worlds and fends off strange alien cultures, all while facing internal struggles between the military and the scientists, and infighting between the scientists themselves.
Legendary P.I. George Rowell is killed in an accident—but down-and-out detective Payton Sherwood knows it’s no accident, as Rowell was on the trail of something big…