An alternate history that posits a Southern victory in the American Civil War, leading to a reconstructed North living in the shadow of a Southern empire.
In the aftermath of nuclear war, a man named Jimmon sees all his built-up middle-class resentment explode in civilization’s twilight. Yet Jimmon reaps what he sows…
Kid hitchhiker Danny was making his big break for Mexico when the kindly old man giving him a lift is murdered. Danny sets out on the lam, trapped by circumstantial evidence.
“Only Fred Brown could have written this deeply moving science-fiction novel about one man’s epic, life-long struggle to open mankind’s pathway to the stars…”
Escaped convict Tim Sunblade and tramp call-girl Virginia, trapped in a love/hate relationship, execute the perfect job: an armored truck heist that’ll make them rich…
Collecting a dozen of the earliest stories by Philip K. Dick, including “Beyond Lies The Wub,” “Second Variety,” “The Defenders,” “The Variable Man,” and more.
Poul Anderson’s “Superstition,” Anthony Boucher lists the best SF of 1955; plus Ray Bradbury, Chad Oliver, J.B. Priestly, Evelyn Smith, John Vandercook, and Saki.
Two Cavalrymen head south of the border after rogue Apache, only to find far worse: crooked Mexican gendarmes, American bandits, and the “Apache” scalps they traffic in…
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.
Danish resistance fighter finds himself transported from a 1940s battlefield to the borderlands between the realms of Faeire and the lands of Arthur and Charlemagne. Swords and sorcery ensue.
A collection of a dozen short stories and novelettes by satirical mastermind Robert Sheckley, from his work in the middle 1950s for Galaxy and F&SF.