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Outpost on Io

Outpost on Io is a short science fiction story by Leigh Brackett.Pendleton's quiet voice was grave. "Mars is old and tired and torn with famine. Venus is young, but her courage is ...


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Terror Out of Space

Terror Out of Space is a science fiction novella by Leigh Brackett.An eerie story of a silver land beneath the black Venusian seas. A grim tale of brooding terror whirling out of s ...


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The Beast-Jewel of Mars

The Beast-Jewel of Mars is a science fiction novella by Leigh Brackett.Bark Winters was a painting, shambling ape, fleeting through dark and echoing pits of horror. Behind him hiss ...


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Gone Fishing

Gone Fishingis a science fiction novella by James H. Schmitz.Financier, blackmailer/conman Barney Chard is sure he's got Dr. Oliver McAllen right where he wants him.He knows McAlle ...


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A World is Born

A World is Bornis a short science fiction story by Leigh Brackett. A World is Born is an action & adventure story taking place on Mercury, where a convict tries to escape a terrafo ...


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Youth

Youth is a science fiction short novel by Isaac Asimov and one of the rare Asimov stories with alien characters.Slim is a boy whose astronomer father is visiting the country estate ...


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Birds of a Feather

Birds of a Feather is a science fiction novella by Robert Silverberg.A fantastic, hilarious tale of a “no freaks required” search for aliens to be displayed on Earth in a Zoo masqu ...


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The Dark

The Dark is a novella by Russian author Leonid Nikolayevich Andreyev, an acclaimed Russian playwright and writer of short fiction, who was noted for the darkness in his work. The D ...


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The Captain of the Pole Star, and Other Tales

The Captain of the Pole Star, and Other Tales is a collection of early Sir Arthur Conan Doyle short stories. This collection includes stories of mystery, comedy, shipwrecks and fan ...


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The Red Hand

The Red Hand is a horror novella by Welsh writer Arthur Machen. The Red Hand features the main characters from The Three Impostors. The story focuses on a murder performed with an ...


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N

"N" is a short horror story by Welsh author Arthur Machen. ”N” is an encounter in London of a hidden fairyland, a true psychedelic fable concerning the discovery of an alternative ...


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A Fragment of Life

A Fragment of Life is short novel by Welsh horror writer Arthur Machen. A young couple repudiate the banalities of material life in favour of the spiritual. A Fragment of Life tell ...


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The Terror

The Terror is a short novel by Welsh horror writer Arthur Machen. In wartime Britain, a series of unexplained murders occur with no sign of who or what is responsible. The rash of ...


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The Shining Pyramid

The Shining Pyramid is a short horror story by Welsh author Arthur Machen. A tale of mystery, that blends elements of detective stories and classic horror stories in a thrilling wa ...


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The Inmost Light

The Inmost Light is a short horror story by Welsh author Arthur Machen. A scientist imprisons his wife's soul in a shining jewel, letting something else into her untenanted body, b ...


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The White People

The White People is a horror novella by Welsh writer Arthur Machen. The novella is presented as a young girl's diary, detailing her increasingly deep delvings into witchcraft, and ...


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The Angels of Mons

The Angels of Mons (or The Bowmen and other Legends of the War) is a collection of stories written by Welsh author Arthur Machen.  In September 1914, two months after the outbreak ...


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The Great God Pan

The Great God Pan is a horror novella written by Welsh author Arthur Machen. On publication it was widely denounced by the press as degenerate and horrific because of its decadent ...


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A Thin Ghost and Others

A Thin Ghost And Others is a collection of ghost stories by English author M. R. James. M. R. James wrote many of his ghost stories to be read aloud in the long tradition of spooky ...


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The Final Ghost Stories of M. R. James

The Final Ghost Stories of M. R. James brings together the remaing seven ghost stories by English author M. R. James, not previously published in his collections. M. R. James publi ...


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A Warning to the Curious and Other Ghost Stories

A Warning to the Curious and Other Ghost Stories is a collection of ghost stories by English author M. R. James. M. R. James wrote many of his ghost stories to be read aloud in the ...


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More Ghost Stories of an Antiquary

More Ghost Stories of an Antiquary is a collection of ghost stories by English author M. R. James. M. R. James wrote many of his ghost stories to be read aloud in the long traditio ...


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The Five Jars

The Five Jars is the only novel written by English author M. R. James, who is best known for his ghost stories. The Five Jars is a peculiarly surreal fantasy originally written for ...


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Ghost Stories of an Antiquary

Ghost Stories of an Antiquary is a collection of ghost stories by English author M. R. James. M. R. James wrote many of his ghost stories to be read aloud in the long tradition of ...


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Jean Gourdon's Four Days

Jean Gourdon's Four Days (“Les Quatre Journees de Jean Gourdon”), originally published in 1874, is a short novel by French author Émile Zola. Jean Gourdon's Four Days deserves to r ...