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The Second Murray Leinster Omnibus--Three Complete Novels: The Pirates of Erstaz; Talents, Inc. Long Ago, Far Away
Hugo Nominee Novel and Two Others by Hugo Winning Author! An engineer tries to leave the pirate culture of his birth behind when he moves to a peaceful planet; but run afoul of the law when his inventions threaten cultural change on a conservative world, and only his pirate family can save him in Pirates of Erstaz. Then a handful of humans with psychic powers pit their talents and abilities against an all-conquering military empire in Talents, Incorporated. Finally, children from space nearly br... more info>>
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The Second Ray Cummings Omnibus: The White Invaders; The Girl in the Golden Atom; Beyond the Vanishing Point
Three Fast-Paced, Colorful Classics by a "Highly Regarded," "Founding Father" of Pulp Science Fiction. Two masterpieces from the pages of the Clayton Astounding Stories, and his most famous novel. Girl in the Golden Atom was the author's debut work of SF, a groundbreaking tale of romance and warfare inside a minature world visible only through the most powerful microscope. Then a pair of novels from the legendary Astounding: First, out of their unknown fourth dimensional realm materializes a ho... more info>>
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The Second Star Man Omnibus: #3 Interstellar Mutineers and #4 The Cosmium Raiders
Find Out Why Gene Roddenberry Wanted Stu Byrne for Star Trek! Forget the captains of the Enterprise, the real space hero is Steve Germaine, the Star Man, featured in two complete novels in this special omnibus edition. In the first sf epic, Steve Germaine, has sacrificed his love for the mutant Annex Cardwell to fight for human freedom on the worlds of Alpha Centauri. Accompanied by "Si," the human cyborg, Paul Traynor, another mutant, and a handful of others, Germaine has snuck Traynor's small ... more info>>
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The Second Tom Corbett Omnibus: Revolt on Venus; Treachery in Outer Space; Sabotage in Space
The Final 3 Adventures of Tom, Astro and Manning! Here they are, complete and unabridged, three classic science fiction masterpieces from the 1950s. Say goodby to the crew that won the heart of a nation as they battle revolting colonists, fight space pirates, and come up against interplanetary crime. And remember the motto of the Space Cadets: "From the rocket fields of the Academy/To the far-flung stars of outer space,/We're Space Cadets training to be/Ready for dangers we may face." Stand by f... more info>>
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The Secret Martians: A Lost Pulp Classic
To This Mutant Superman A Pretty Girl Was Like A Malady! Jery Devlin had a most unusual psychic power: He could detect the logical flaws in any scheme or misleading statement--on sight. Even those that eluded the best brains in the solar system. So when the Chief of World Security told him he had been selected to solve the system's greatest mystery, the disappearance of an entire boy scout troop from a ship in mid-space, Jery had only one reservation: encountering a beautiful woman. Nearness to ... more info>>
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The SECRET VISITORS
There seemed to be three distinct groups of aliens now. First came the old men, harmless and fanatically uncommunicative, whose behavior had first aroused the department's suspicions. There was the group that had been responsible for the St. Armande fire, a group which almost certainly contained a large number of Earthmen. A third group, possibly of only a few individuals, were opposed to the war-breeding activities of the second group, and they disapproved of their treatment of the old men, who... more info>>
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The Seeds of Life: A Golden Age SF Classic
Is This the Book That Inspired "Flowers for Algernon" and the movie "Charlie"? Some sf historians think so. Here is the classic story of a main raised from subnormal to superman overnight! At first he plans to benefit human kind. But when the transformation proves temporary, he wonders if he should save humanity or expunge it from the face of the Earth. Seeds of Life is science fiction tragedy on the level of grand opera. It is also an enthralling hard science story with a very human heart, mixi... more info>>
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The Servant Problem
Selling a whole town, and doing it inconspicuously, can be a little difficult. People don't quite believe it.... A tale from the Golden Age of science fiction, edited by the legendary John W. Campbell, Jr!
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The Seven Cups of the Apocalypse
The Spirit Research Institute has perfected a technique that allows man to travel between the living world and the afterlife. Ignoring the warning of the founder who died under strange circumstances, the Institute's employees, with the help of the government, persevere in these experiments, each hoping to meet his or her dearly departed. Of all the employees, only Eliott Baker is taking part in such an experience for money. His greed attracts the Devil, who overtakes Eliott's body to come to ear... more info>>
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The Sex Gates [Sex Gates Book 1]
No one knows where the sex gates have come from. Some think God. Some think Aliens. It really doesn't matter. They have the whole world in an uproar. Is it sexy? Yes? Is there more to it than sex? Definitely, yes! What if: You could change your old body for a young one by stepping through a gate? What if: You could cure all illnesses by stepping through a gate? The catch: You change your sex, too! And what if: Some people simply disappear while trying? What would you do? The Sex Gates are here. ... more info>>
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The Sex Sphere
Punk-rock SF! Nuclear terrorists, a political kidnapping, and a giant woman from the fourth dimension. Say goodbye to the old world. This literary tour de force explores the landscape of the higher dimensions with the humor and vigor of an underground cartoon. At the same time, it manages to be a heartfelt and realistic depiction of a contemporary marriage.
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The Sex Virus
A clandestine society, financed by a billionaire, has created a new infectious virus capable of inserting genes which determine the way individuals feel about sex. The FBI and CDC have been targeted first, in hopes that infected personnel will hamper any investigation. The virus spreads rapidly, but its effects are not noticed by individuals to begin with--and when discovered, the change in sexual attitudes is not recognized as something induced into the body from an outside source. When an FBI ... more info>>
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The Shadow Girl
A mysterious tower appears in the middle of a city, bearing a troubled girl from the future in search of help from today. One of Cummings' best works, THE SHADOW GIRL remains thoroughly readable and enjoyable even though it was first published more than eighty years ago. ABOUT THE AUTHOR "He is a Verne returned and a Wells going forward," remarked "Bob" Davis, dean of American magazine editors. "He is the American H.G. Wells," say other critics. Cummings has an unusual flair for things scientifi... more info>>
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The Shape of Further Things
"We are infinitely rich, yet we mess about with penny-in-the-slot machines" writes Brian W. Aldiss in this autobiographical work written over the course of one month. From his Oxfordshire home, he ruminates on dreams, education, the role of technology in our lives and the rise and function of science fiction and a variety of other topics. THE SHAPE OF FURTHER THINGS is a window into the life and mind of a Science Fiction Grand Master. "You must recognize the extensive cultivation, the polymath... more info>>
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The Shrine of Temptation and Other Stories
This collection of some of Judith Merril's best stories typifies her expertise in her craft. The romanticism is there in some of her work--showing a world where it is possible to find the mate of your dreams, an alien life from Mars yearning to go back to its world because of the Earth's weather--but the reflection of the zeitgeist of her generation is evident too. "Daughters of Earth" is about six women in six generations. Told through the eyes of one of them, their stories reflect the startl... more info>>
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The Siege of Ka'an
The sound of the teacher's voice droned in his ear, "Battles have been lost before men have stepped a foot on the battlefield. Your tactics are the plans you make for the upcoming battle and strategy is the careful planning and managing of your activity on the battlefield. Heed this lesson well young man as the lives of men are in your hands, and should always be in your heart." Attalee, a twelve year old boy king, must face the threat of a barbarian army that outnumbers his own, three to one. I... more info>>
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The Skull
In the future, an authoritarian government is battling the uprising of The First Church. One man, Conger, must be sent back in time to around 1960. Conger's mission: Assassinate the man who is the founder of The Church. A man hidden in the secrecy of the past. Conger's only way of identifying this man is a two hundred year old skull.
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The Sky is Falling
Summoned from Earth by magic, Dave Hanson finds himself embroiled in the politics and engineering problems of an alternate Earth named Terah ... for Terah's sky has shattered, and he may be the one man in all the universe who can restore it! But science and sorcery, beautiful women, and fantastic monsters are just the beginning of his problems ... Originally published in shorter form in "Beyond Fantasy Fiction" in 1954, then expanded to novel length, here is Lester del Rey's classic science-fant... more info>>
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The Skylark of Space
The first of the great "space opera" science fiction novels, The Skylark of Space remains a thrilling tale more than 80 years after its creation. Finding that his government laboratory coworkers do not believe his discovery of a revolutionary power source that will enable interstellar flight, Dr. Richard Seaton acquires rights to his discovery from the government and commercializes it with the aid of his friend, millionaire inventor Martin Crane. When a former colleague tries to steal the invent... more info>>
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The Solar Sea  (Book 4 Old Star New Earth)
Humans settled the Moon and satellites orbiting the Earth were a common sight, but with the abolition of NASA, humans had no desire to go further and space exploration died. Then, a technician from the Very Large Array, a radio telescope in New Mexico, discovers powerful particles orbiting Saturn's moon, Titan, which could be a new energy source. Strangely enough, following the discovery's announcement, whales around the Earth changed their songs overnight. As scion of the powerful Quinn Corpora... more info>>
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The Spartacus File
Philadelphia, some time in the 21st century--Casper Beech is a corporate drone, a man beaten down by debt, a wage-slave to the Consortium that dominates the American economy. One day his boss sends him in for neural imprinting--to have new job skills implanted directly in his brain, because it's faster and cheaper than training him by older methods. But a computer glitch loads the wrong file, and Casper is programmed with something that has nothing to do with his job. Instead of learning a new s... more info>>
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The Special Exhibit
The Museum was unusually deserted that morning, Mr. Grant thought, as he led Mrs. Grant across the marble-floored lobby. Which was just as well, under the circumstances. "Good morning, sir," said the red-cheeked old museum attendant. "Good morning, Simmons," Mr. Grant said. "This is Mrs. Grant." Mrs. Grant nodded sulkily, and leaned against a Central American war canoe. Her shoulders were on a level with those of the papier-mache paddler; but broader by far. Looking at them, Mr. Grant wondered, ... more info>>
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The Spirit Dogs of Sirius [Nublis Chronicles 9]
The Spirit Dogs of Sirius is the ninth title in Kate Saundby's acclaimed Nublis series and a Dream Realm Awards Finalist. Following the biggest heist of his career, interplanetary jewel thief Alar Zarkadon rescues the only daughter of the wealthiest man in the Interplanetary Synod and becomes a media hero. Since he's anyone but who he seems, the last thing Alar needs is public attention, and even his magical spirit dog, Min-Ha, can't help him get out of this one.
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The Star Beast and Other Stories
Six vintage stories from Science Fiction Grand Master, Damon Knight. First published in the 1940s & 50s, these stories show his diversity from galactic adventure to nihilistic philosophy. Doorway to Kal-Jmar--Two men had died before Syme Rector's guns to give him the key to the ancient city of Kal-Jmar--a city of untold wealth, and of robots that made desires instant commands. The Beachcomber--Alice saw the Beachcomber as a glorious hunk of man; Maxwell saw him as a super being from the futur... more info>>
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The Star Country
In the near future, war has torn the United States apart. Small communities barely scrape by amidst climate change and economic collapse. Powerful nation-states struggle over whatever resources remain--technology in California, money in Chicago, oil in Texas. Some small hope has arrived in the form of the Hocq, a group of aliens on a mission to bring their advanced knowledge to Earth. But, as hostile governments across the globe vie for that knowledge, a Hocq named Harrek defects into outlaw te... more info>>
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