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by Winston K. Marks
The Deadly Daughters
  • Fiction
  • 1958
  • Autor: Winston K. Marks
These magnificent fanatics were equally at home with men, murders, or matrimony, and they used all three with surprising success....
Number of pages: ~ 12 pages

by S. P. Meek
Poisoned Air
Again, Dr. Bird closes with the evil Saranoff - this time near the Aberdeen Proving Ground, in a deadly, mysterious blanket of fog....
Number of pages: ~ 22 pages

by Henry Hasse
We're Friends, Now
Today, more than on other days, Raul Beardsley felt a burden pulling a sense of inevitability. He frowned; he looked at his watch; he leaned forward to speak with the helicopter pilot, and then changed his mind. He leaned back in his chair and lounged out of habit, adjusting the scope of his chair in the usual wide area of Washington just below....
Number of pages: ~ 37 pages

by Robert Bloch
This Crowded Earth
Robert Bloch has been a prolific writer in many genres. In his youth, he was inspired by his mentor N.P. Lovecraft was a close friend of Stanley G. Weinbaum. In addition to hundreds of short stories and novels, he wrote several scripts for television and films, including several scripts for the original movie Star Trek. In 1959, Bloch wrote the novel Psycho, which Alfred Hitchcock adapted to the film a year later. He received the Hugo Award, the World Fantasy Award, the Bram Stoker Award and the former president of America's Secret Writers. This populous Earth, published in "Amazing Stories"...
Number of pages: ~ 69 pages

by V. E. Thiessen
There Will Be School Tomorrow
  • Fiction
  • 1956
  • Autor: V. E. Thiessen
The evening began to fall. In the cities, the noise in the streets was softened, and in the kitchen the women made small, rattling sounds. In the countryside, cicadas began to sing, and a cool smell began to rise from the ground. But everywhere, in cities and in the country, children were late from school. There were several calls, but robotic telephone devices in schools gave the standard answer: “Schools are closed for a day. If you leave a message, it will be recorded for tomorrow. ”...
Number of pages: ~ 12 pages

by H. G. Wells
When the Sleeper Wakes
Graham could not fall asleep for several days, he tried all means, but all in vain. When he finally managed to fall asleep, it turned out that his dream lasted two hundred years. A lot has happened in the world during this time, even the invasion of the Martians, but the main thing was that over the past time, his capital, thanks to the skillful policies of his guardians, has reached fabulous proportions. Graham was practically the ruler of the world. That's just his awakening prevented the White Council, the body that ruled his condition, and therefore the world. And now the Sleeping One has...
Number of pages: ~ 122 pages

by Cory Doctorow
  • Fiction
  • 2006
  • Autor: Cory Doctorow
In the near future, there is technology for the cheap manufacture of anything - medicines, clothes, furniture. Its personal use by the state was declared an economic crime....
Number of pages: ~ 8 pages

by Nathan Schachner
Pirates of the Gorm
  • Fiction
  • 1932
  • Autor: Nathan Schachner
Grant Pemberton suddenly sat in his place, all his feelings tense and alert. What awakened him in the deathly silence of a space pilot? His right hand slipped under the pillow and squeezed the handle of the gun. His firm coolness was a comforting reality. There it was again. Tiny scratches on the door, as if someone was fumbling for a slide switch. Very quietly he sat waiting, putting his finger on the trigger. Suddenly, the scratches stopped and the panel slowly opened. A thin oblong spot flickered in corridor light outside. Grant tensed darkly....
Number of pages: ~ 21 pages

by Randall Garrett
A World by the Tale
  • Fiction
  • 1963
  • Autor: Randall Garrett
Professor John Hamish MacLeod, Ph.D., Ph.D., traveled half the galaxy to see the terrestrial wildlife zoo that the aliens bought from us. And when he came home, life went to hell. Literally! He wrote a book describing the experience. He had to be! The government confiscated that he was paid Alein. The book, of course, became a bestseller at home. But the aliens thought it was funny! And then the sales really began to bear fruit - and they paid very well. But the government felt that it was all money, of course....
Number of pages: ~ 20 pages

by Joseph Paul Martino
Pushbutton War
  • Fiction
  • 1960
  • Autor: Joseph Paul Martino
In one place, a Viking descendant rode on a ship he had never dreamed of; from another, one of Caesar's descendants, and here Apache rode a horse that never roamed the plains. But they were all warriors....
Number of pages: ~ 15 pages