A man finds himself in a strange metallic circular room with no idea just how he got there. In the room is a metal chair placed before a large porthole. Outside is a magnificent view of the heavens. However, the man soon discovers there is something very odd staring back at him. ... [click here for more]
The survivors of a great space fleet must fend for themselves after a devastating battle. Even though they won, it has left them severely crippled. As they attempt to leave the area they hope to join up with other survivors, but fear they may be all that remain of a once great space armada. They know they could just as easily meet up with the enemy. ... [click here for more]
Seven SciFi Short Stories.
Which Came First: The Space Cruiser Carl Sagan is dispatched by the Science Counsel to test their latest theories. This however is not the typical scientific field trip. For this trip they needed a powerful military vessel to venture to the edge of the abyss, the black hole Cygnus X1.
The Stick: An elderly American Indian recants an event that happened to him when he... [click here for more]
Outlaws. Lovers. Heroes. Villains.
With their peg legs, their parrots and the skull and crossbones flying from the mastheads of their ships, classic pirates are some of the world’s best-known and easily recognizable outlaws. Or are they? These fifteen stories spin new tales of pirates crossing dimensional barriers for revenge, fighting terrible foes in outer space and building new lives after... [click here for more]
This book contains eight short stories featuring spirits, super-heroes, and occasionally outer space.
"Starshadows in Sideways Time" is set In the far future, aboard a space ark fleeing the dying universe.
In "All Your Friends Are Monsters" and its sequel, "Turmierre Returns to the Sky," two medieval warriors escape a gladiatorial slave pit with... [click here for more]
Prepare yourself for more macabre spectacles and contes cruel, crawling things and loathsome gods, predators from deep inside the mind of man and from far outside angled space, all brought to you by the incomparable Frank Belknap Long! Included are 20 short stories and the complete text of Long's 1977 poetry collection. Here are:
JOHNNY ON THE SPOT
THE MAN FROM NOWHERE
GRAB... [click here for more]
Underwater aliens – Time travel – Coups – Con games – and Murder?
Welcome to the world of Alibi Jones!
Come along for the ride as Humankind expands out into the already populated stars. Alibi is a Mediator for The Solar Alliance in 2135, negotiating treaties and agreements between humankind and alien races, whose big heart and inquisitive mind usually get him into trouble... [click here for more]
The sun's intense draw lures out all the people of the world, while agoraphobic Chava Logan hunkers down inside her San Francisco apartment in terror. Slowly, more and more people succumb to the allure of the sun. The Sun Pandemic is a global phenomenon that no one seems to understand or be able to fight. Alone in her apartment, Chava struggles against this unknown force. Can her neurotic behaviors... [click here for more]