A post-apocalyptic society built in the darkness of underground caverns finds its world-view tested when strange monsters emerge, bringing with them a terrible screaming silence.
When his cat is slain by a hit-and-run driver, Joseph Meaker transforms from serene intellectual to crazed killer as he sets out to have his revenge.
A collection of 16 stories by Mildred Clingerman, from the pages of F&SF—a combination of fantasy, horror, and science fiction, often in a domestic setting.
Living in squalid disgrace, a former crooked cop may have struck it big: the local hood hires him as protection, then the cops hire him to bring in the local hood…
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.
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.
Girl born with severe physical deformities is encased in titanium and linked up to become the “brain” of a starship. Collects various stories of her many adventures.
Washington D.C. hotel detective investigates missing jewels and an abusive ex-husband, finds them linked together in a twisty-turny plot of deception, theft and death.
Scientist Kelvin arrives at his research station to find things amiss: the sentient ocean he’s to study is sending human simulacra dredged from the scientists’ memories.
“There were five of them, each prepared to kill, each with his own reasons for accepting what might well be a suicide mission. The pay? $20,000 apiece. The mission? Find a way into Cuba and kill Castro.”
Young virgin and distraught Korean War vet enter the world of Beatsploitation in Greenwich Village; it comes crashing down when their crazed “friend” commits murder.