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]
Ardath Mayhar is one of the best kept secrets of Texas. Over the course of her career, she published novels, short stories, articles, and more with a unique voice and vision. The Ardath Mayhar MEGAPACK® (originally published as Crazy Quilt: The Best Short Stories of Ardath Mayhar).
INTRODUCTION: ARDATH MAYHAR, EAST TEXAS MAGICIAN, by Joe R. Lansdale
FIDO IS A LOVING BEAST
A HARPING OF WATERS
A... [click here for more]
The author of sixty-two books, more than forty of them published commercially, Ardath Mayhar (1930-2012) began her career in the early 1980s with science fiction novels from Doubleday and TSR.
Atheneum published several of her young adult and children’s novels. Changing focus, she wrote westerns (as Frank Cannon) and mountain man novels (as John Killdeer), four prehistoric Indian books under... [click here for more]
The Ancient Race of enhanced humans in Damaria has been all but destroyed by a revolt of the New People. The two survivors, Riddle the Poet and his nephew, young King Lute, flee to the City of the Mist.
There they and the many other refugees plan to build a great ship to ferry them to safety in the Western Isles, where some of their kin remain. But the evil worm Dinorm, their old enemy, is not finished... [click here for more]
Den Milnan, a Tecton Donor, accompanies his cousin, channel Rital Madz, to an experimental Sime Center in the town of Clear Springs, deep in hostile Gen Territory.
Rital plans to offer selyn technology to the Gens in trade for selyn, the energy that only Gens can produce. Selyn is the fuel that could power a new revival of civilization, as fossil fuels did for humanity of the 19th and 20th centuries.... [click here for more]