Book number 7 in the original Tom Swift Series. Tom Swift has gone through four series and through generations of the Tom Swift family. Quiet Vision has republished the first twenty five titles in the original Tom Swift series. The original Tom Swift series is referred to as Tom Swift Sr.
Hired to oversee the experimental procedure that Aleph--the artificial intelligence that runs Halo Station--is certain will save Jerry Chapman, one of Halo's creators, Mikhail Gonzales encounters chaos. Reprint.
Here's my first published story, from OMNI, June, 1985. Remarkably, I can still read it without suffering toxic shock.
This city of the future encompasses two worlds: that of the hedonistic ruling class and that of a segregated subculture, toilers in a mechanized underworld who labor to provide the rich with their pleasures. When a charismatic leader arises, she seeks a savior to unite the disparate social orders. "Between the brain that plans and the hands that build," she declares, "there must be a mediator―the heart."
Steven Brust jumps into the universe and characters of Joss Whedon's Firefly series.
If you've never read a Johnny Mayhem story before, you are in for a treat. Johnny, who wears different bodies the way ordinary people wear clothes, is one of the most fascinating series characters in science fiction.
Stephen Marlowe (born Milton Lesser) was an American author of science fiction, mystery novels, and fictional autobiographies of Christopher Columbus, Miguel de Cervantes, and Edgar Allan Poe.
Stephen Marlowe (born Milton Lesser) was an American author of science fiction, mystery novels, and fictional autobiographies of Christopher Columbus, Miguel de Cervantes, and Edgar Allan Poe. This is one of those stories.
Proteus Island, by Stanley Grauman Weinbaum, is a science fiction novel published in 1936. An island with strange mutant creatures sows panic in the people:
"Parasite Planet" is a science fiction short story by Stanley G. Weinbaum. Hamilton "Ham" Hammond is an American trader who lives in the Venusian Hotlands in the late 21st century.
The Ambassador is a 1984 American thriller film directed by J. Lee Thompson and starring Robert Mitchum, Ellen Burstyn and Rock Hudson. It was the last theatrical release starring Rock Hudson before his death in October 1985.
Hull Tarvish looked backward but once, and that only as he reached the elbow of the road. The sprawling little stone cottage that had been home was visible as he had seen it a thousand times, framed under the cedars. His mother still watched him, and two of his younger brothers stood staring down the Mountainside at him. He raised his hand in farewell, then dropped it as he realized that none of them saw him now; his mother had turned indifferently to the door, and the two youngsters had spied a rabbit.
This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original.
Just after 1900, the professor invented a wonderful machine that could both fly and float.
Sultana's Dream is a classic work of Bengali science fiction and one of the first examples of feminist science fiction. This short story was written in 1905 by Rokeya Sakhawat Hussain, a Muslim feminist, writer and social reformer who lived in British India, in what is now Bangladesh. The word sultana here means a female sultan, a Muslim ruler.
The Last Gentleman is presented here in a high quality paperback edition.