Ten stories of horror, fantasy, and science-fiction that come bundled in the one Tor/Orb version of I Am Legend. Mostly old magazine reprints; mostly hit or miss.
Everyman Robert Neville is the last surviving human on an Earth overrun by vampires, hordes of living undead spawned by bacterial warfare. Matheson’s most famous work.
Steve Bentley’s vacation in the Bahamas turns into a murder investigation, as his host is the chief suspect in the grisly murder of a beautiful singer.
Jack London applies his skill at naturalistic adventures to a tale of the Pleistocene, following the adventures of proto-humans in a savage eon.
Pregnant policeman’s wife is nabbed along with the loot following a massive department-store heist; she’s now a hostage, as her husband fights against time to find her.
Ed Darnell and his mentally unstable sister Emily, on the run from themselves, hope to begin anew in a small desert town. But can they ever have a “normal” life?
I wasn’t sure if I’d manage to keep this blog going for one year, let alone two; I lost track …
Poul Anderson’s “No Truce With Kings,” Jack Vance’s “Green Magic,” stories by Richard Matheson, Vance Aandahl, Sinichi Hoshi, Jaunita Coulson and Marion Zimmer Bradley.
Ex-criminal turned government agent Earl Drake is the target of Middle Eastern terrorists, and sets off after them to New York to disrupt their nefarious scheme.