Cyril M. Kornbluth (1923—1958) was an American science fiction author and a notable member of the Futurians. He wrote prolifically during his short lifetime, and produced a remarkable body of work. The volume is the largest ebook collection of his work ever assembled. It includes:
THE ALTAR AT MIDNIGHT
THE GOLDEN ROAD
HE LUCKIEST MAN... [click here for more]
David H. Keller, M.D. (1880-1966) was indeed a medical doctor (a psychiatrist -- and the first to write science fiction).
He was an early proponent of H.P. Lovecraft and wrote a number of articles on Lovecraft's work, whose influence can be seen in some of his horror stories. Another influence was James Branch Cabell.
This volume concentrates on Keller's fantasy and horror, but does include --... [click here for more]
Murder -- it's one of the staples of mystery fiction. One of the unwritten rules of the mystery novel is to start your murder in the first chapter...and on the first page, if possible!
Collected here are 22 tales of murder. Some are fiendish. ("The Doorbell" is especially chilling.) Some are exotic. (Egyptian mummy murder? You bet!) Some take place in far-off locations. (The Canadian woods? At sea?... [click here for more]
Welcome to our second volume of Detective stories! This is a grab-bag volume with contributions by many top mystery authors from the mid 20th Century pulp and digest magazines. There’s something to appeal to every taste, from noir to crime to even holiday capers and a Christmas tale by Johnson McCulley (creator of Zorro). Included are:
DEAD MEN DON'T MOVE, by Thomas Thursday
ALIBI--WITH... [click here for more]
Among the world's great fictional villains Professor James Moriarty stands alone.
Doctor Fu Manchu, Hannibal Lecter, Count Dracula, Iago, Voldemort, Darth Vader, Bill Sikes, Inspector Javert, and the Wicked Witch of the West all have their fans, all have their place in popular fiction. But for every one who can tell you whose life Iago made miserable, fifty honor that Professor James Moriarty was... [click here for more]