Deep in the Martian drylands, a band of mercenaries plots revolution. Enter Eric John Stark, outlaw; in wind-swept ruins he will find unlikely romance, and an ancient, undying secret…
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.
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.
Expect a lot of comparisons to Lovecraft, but with accessible and beautiful prose, because this is some of the greatest Lovecraft-style weird fiction ever written.
Continuing my Silverberg binge, Planet Stories’ newest omnibus, The Planet Killers. Three halves of three Ace Doubles, space operas with espionage and intrigue akimbo. As a fan of mystery/crime novels, I consider this a good thing.
Collection of Robert Silverberg’s earliest stories, very pulpy, sometimes tacky, but all of them entertaining. If you can overlook their nature, they’re fun, exciting, and thrilling.
Third in the Skaith Trilogy. The planet Skaith is dying; rogue starship captains run amok looting. Eric John Stark has to stop them, dethrone Skaith’s rulers, and get off-world before the sun dies.
Second in the Skaith Trilogy. Eric John Stark has to trek back across Skaith before the ruling Wandsmen close its lone starport, trapping him and the refugees on the dying world.
Disillusioned Great War vet is sucked into a world of fantasy and intrigue, finding himself on the deck of a golden Babylonian vessel upon which an evil priest and good priestess have raged war eternally.
Barbarian nomad chief is plucked from his time moments before death and deposited in the future. There, he figures his best bet is to join a virtual reality MMORPG to become… a nomad chieftain. Whatever works.
Esau Cairn is transported to the savage planet Almuric, where he excels at fighting. When his love interest is captured by winged monsters, Cairn vows revenge.