Bio: British science fiction master E.C. Tubb, best known for creating the long-running "Dumarest of Terra" series of novels, has created an impressive body of work over the last half century. Though largely retired, his still produces the occasional short story upon request, and has recently authored several new Dumarest tales for anthologies.
The first volume of the Fantasy Adventures anthology series kicks off with an original "Dumarest of Terra" short story written especially for this volume by famed British writer E.C. Tubb. It also features work by: Sydney J. Bounds, Eric C. Williams, Philip E. High, Tony Glynn, Andrew Darlington, Margaret St. John Bathe, and John Russell Fearn.
In 1935 in French North Africa, the tribesmen of the interior have been stirred to rebellion in a mighty jihad created by a foreign power. Lieutenant Crispin de Corville, a secret agent for the French Foreign Legion, discovers the plot, and must fight his way across the desert, disguised as one of the Arabs, to save the string of forts that's the only thing keeping the hordes at bay. With him are two American women travelers who've been swept up in the action. But Corville soon finds that the sa... more info>>