The "Golden Age of Science Fiction" MEGAPACKTM ebook anthologies are designed to introduce readers to classic science fiction writers who might otherwise be forgotten.
Lester del Rey -- one of the all-time greats of the science fiction world -- had been well on his way to becoming forgotten before Wildside Press began its reprint program of his classic short fiction. This second volume... [click here for more]
Duncan was the naive son of a minor nobleman, more interested in romance than war. Mallory was a dragon, more interested in con jobs and quick money than being a fearsome monster. When they team up, their adventures - or rather mis-adventures - make for a hilarious fantasy romp!
Based on the graphic novel by Robert Asprin (creator of the rollicking Myth Adventure series of novels), and artist Mel.... [click here for more]
The Craig Kennedy Scientific Detective Megapack collects 25 novels and stories.
14 are Craig Kennedy tales, plus there is 1 additional story from the same author and 10 by contemporaries of Arthur B. Reeve. They all share the same spirit of detection.
INTRODUCTION: ABOUT ARTHUR B. REEVE AND HIS CRAIG KENNEDY STORIES THE SILENT BULLET, by Arthur B. Reeve THE WAR TERROR, by Arthur... [click here for more]
Duane W. Rimel (1915-1996) was an American poet and an author. He published not only under his own name, but the pseudonym "Rex Weldon." His friend and mentor H.P. Lovecraft helped him write his first fantastic stories and poems in the 1930s. After Lovecraft's death, Rimel published four noir crime novels, all of which are collected here: THE JURY IS OUT MOTIVE FOR MURDER THE CURSE... [click here for more]
The Hardboiled Mystery MEGAPACK presents 4 classic crime novels from the era when hardboiled detectives ruled the American newsstands. Included are:
The Hollow Man, by John Roeburt (1954) Model for Murder, by Stephen Marlowe (1955) Blonde Bait, by Ed Lacy (1959) Beauty Can Kill, by Michael McCretton (1962)
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"The Ninth Science Fiction Megapack" contains 27 more works spanning time and space--including 24 stories, 2 interviews, and "A Science Fiction Alphabet." Fun stuff indeed! Included are:
INTERVIEW: DAN SIMMONS, conducted by Darrell Schweitzer THE SPIRES OF DENON, by Kristine Kathryn Rusch AIN'T NOTHIN' BUT A HOUND DOG, by Brenda W. Clough FOR I AM A JEALOUS PEOPLE! by Lester del... [click here for more]
"The Second Mack Reynolds Megapack" assembles a stellar collection of rare and classic works by a science fiction master! Here are 21 tales spanning space and time, including:
COME IN, SPACEPORT COMPOUNDED INTEREST THE BUSINESS, AS USUAL GOOD INDIAN NO RETURN FROM ELBA PACIFIST EARTHLINGS GO HOME! ALBATROSS THE ENEMY WITHIN SURVIVOR FAD SPACEMAN ON A SPREE THE ADVENTURE OF THE EXTRATERRESTRIAL... [click here for more]
VOYAGE BENEATH THE WAVES was published two years prior to Jules Verne's Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea.
Verne, when he became aware of Jules Rengade's serial version, felt obliged to write the magazine editor to set the record straight--HE'D developed the idea independently!
In fact, the influence was very much the other way around: although Rengade had come up with the idea of an imaginary... [click here for more]