Professor Bullfinch has created a radio telescope ("dish") for the government which will try to determine if extraterrestrials are trying to contact Earth. When Danny sneaks into the observatory, he hears non-random sounds coming from space. He then must figure out how to translate the sounds.
The observatory described in the book is similar to the real life SETI project!
Note: This... [click here for more]
Mega-City One, 2101 AD. Psi-Judge Cassandra Anderson’s first year on the streets as a full-Eagle Judge is at an end.
Haunted by a strange dream of storm and shadow, Anderson learns she’s been infected by a psychic virus – and is Patient Zero of an epidemic that could spread to everyone in the Meg.
Tracing the infection to a dangerously gifted mutant out in the Cursed Earth, she... [click here for more]
“YOU READY, ROOKIE?”
In years to come, Cassandra Anderson will be a living legend, Psi-Division’s most famous Judge. But for now it’s 2100, and a young Judge Anderson is fresh out of the Academy, the Eagle still gleaming on her shoulder. It’s time to put her training—and her judgement—to the test.
Tackling a love-obsessed telepathic killer at a Valentine’s... [click here for more]
Stanley Grauman Weinbaum (1902-1935) was an American science fiction writer. His career in science fiction was short but influential. His first story, "A Martian Odyssey", was published to great (and enduring) acclaim in July 1934, but he would be dead from lung cancer within eighteen months. Included in this volume are:
THE DARK OTHER
A MARTIAN ODYSSEY
VALLEY OF DREAMS
PYGMALION'S... [click here for more]
Mega-City One, 2100 AD. Psi-Judge Cassandra Anderson’s first year on the streets as a full-Eagle Judge.
Moriah Blake, leader of the notorious terror group ‘Bedlam,’ has been captured, but her followers are still at large, and Anderson’s been sent to Psych-Block 06 to psychically interrogate her.
She’s able to get just one snippet of information – Bedlam’s... [click here for more]
Sam Merwin, Jr. (1910-1996) is one of those great "lost" authors. Equally adept and mystery and science fiction, he produced a significant body of work in both fields. In fact, this volume adds as a bonus two of his classic mystery stories, in addition to a selection of 7 science fiction stories. Included are:
THE FINAL FIGURE
REEL LIFE FILMS
A WORLD APART
IT'S... [click here for more]
Edward Paul Wellen (1919-2011) wrote primarily short stories throughout his long career, primarily in both the mystery field, but also (especially early in his career) in science fiction magazines. This is the second collection of his science fiction stories we have published, and it's another good one. Included are:
ORIGINS OF GALACTIC LAW
THE BIG CHEESE
ROOT OF EVIL
THE WORLD IN... [click here for more]
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,... [click here for more]