Four tales from Lawrence Block’s early days, living on the border between sleaze and crime: south-o-the-border short novel Border Lust, two short stories, and the detective novella “Stag Party Girl.”
By the time he was named the third Science Fiction Grand Master in 1977, Clifford D. Simak had already been …
When foreign agents blackmail the lead manager of the secretive Project A, it’s up to the British Security Executive to protect the mysterious project at all costs.
In the midst of depression brought on by the death of his wife, aging Hollywood star Clay Stuart falls into an obsessive lust for a dangerous young woman…
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.
Roy Dillon, professional con-man, is dying. His estranged mother Lilly arrives in time to save him, but their poisonous past—and Lilly’s feud with Roy’s girlfriend—make for a rocky future.
The sleepy towns and pristine wilderness deep in the Appalachias house dark and sinister evil, and various inhuman monsters. It’s up to John the Balladeer to set things right.
In the future, invading reptilians capture and genetically modify humans. In return, the humans capture and breed their own form of “dragons.”
A group of humans flees an authoritarian government to Alpha Centauri, pursued by robotic spaceships. When they arrive, there are aliens about.
First manned expedition to Venus finds not a steaming pulp paradise, but a blasted wasteland populated by automated death machines. Not as interesting as that sounds.
Another vintage Robert Silverberg yarn, an extended version of a tale I’ve already read. Two warring alien species planting sleeper agents on Earth, crosses and double-crosses, a telepathic unborn fetus… what’s not to like?