Three short novels of space, in the fine tradition of ’50s pulp. Stories of Earth lost and found, of Earth decadent and pacified, of space battles and time travel and intrigue.
The last independent casino on the Las Vegas Strip has to hold out against a Syndicate-backed gambler trying to break the house’s bank.
The best novel I’ve read so far in 2012, and one of the best ’50s novels around. A very complex novel that can’t be explained away in a short two-sentence excerpt.
A group of ancient starfaring humans and the children they had with the natives jumps through a star gate to an alternate timeline… one where the humans landed as evil conquerors instead of misguided altruists.
Shirley Angela is sick of playing nursemaid to her ailing stepfather. TV repairman Jack Ruxton is roped into her schemes of murder, hoping to cash in on the dying man’s healthy savings. But if Shirley doesn’t cause Jack’s downfall, his greed will…
Modern-day double by Hard Case of Robert Bloch capers: a one-eyed detective solves a drug-related death, and a would-be celebrity gets in and out of a blackmail ring.