Clifford Simak’s cerebral fixup novel that takes humanity out of its far-future cities, to the stars, and beyond humanity itself.
When Phyllis Brighton begs Mike Shayne to keep her from killing her mother, Shayne takes the job—only for the mother to end up dead, with Phyllis as prime suspect.
I’ve been book blogging on this site for four years. Woo, go me—time to celebrate and take a look at what’s ahead.
Desperate for enough money to buy his perfect life, zoo director George Surridge is sucked into a web of murder—how will Inspector French unravel this one?
Reverend Jebediah Mercer picked the wrong day to hold a revival at Mud Creek—the townsfolk just hung themselves an indian shaman, who cursed the town so its dead will rise…
A cruise liner sponsored by a cheap sci-fi TV channel sets forth to scientifically “prove” the existence of mermaids—it does, and a bloodbath follows in its wake.
Cover art for Jules Verne’s “Fitzroy” edition translations, printed by Ace Books in the 1960s-70s.
A new work collecting seventeen of James M. Cain’s short stories, including “The Baby in the Icebox,” “Brush Fire,” “Coal Black,” “Career in C Major,” and “The Embezzler.”
Terran exploitation of an alien planet causes the “docile” near-human natives to rise up in bloody rebellion, in this novel rich in ’70s SFnal themes.
Tens of thousands of years into the far flung future, the Earth has become a veritable hothouse, home to new forms of plant life that threaten humanity with extinction.
When a young woman is killed in a small desert town, the only person not yet ready to condemn her ex-wife is the plucky journalist Mitch Gorman.