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.
Father Ruiz-Sanchez, biologist and Jesuit priest, struggles with a moral and ethical dilemma: a planet whose inhabitants are innately peaceful, moral, and without God.
A post-apocalyptic dystopia set in a hyper-masculine society, where a trio of male anti-heroes and their female slave set out on a journey to the far ends of the world.
“That country where it is always turning late in the year. That country where the hills are fog and the rivers are mist; where noons go quickly, dusks and twilights linger, and midnights stay.”
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.
Mankind uses abandoned alien spacecraft to explore the unknown, which often leads to disastrous consequences—or, in a few cases, to wealth beyond measure.
A sleepy English village is turned upside-down when a one-day blackout leads to a deluge of pregnancies—all of the children blonde, golden-eyed, and full of sinister power…
Crash-landing on the surface of a desolate ice planet, the motley crew of one kidnapper and his abductees find themselves embroiled in the local city-state’s bid for revolution.
Family man Chris Martin’s past comes back to haunt him: three escaped convicts walk out of his past to terrorize his family, taking Chris’s young daughter hostage.
Thanks to the power of science, enlarged and unstoppable Bermuda grass overtakes the world as humanity bickers over the means to stop it. Highly recommended.
Accident at a nuclear power plant threatens to doom most of the United States. Written well before atomic power or nuclear plants were common features (back in 1942).