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Snowball

Snowball is a science fiction novella by Poul Anderson.Simon's new source of power promised a new era for Mankind. But what happens to world economy when anyone can manufacture it ...


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The Blue Behemoth

The Blue Behemoth is a science fiction novella by Leigh Brackett.Shannon’s Imperial Circus was a jinxed space-carny leased for a mysterious tour of the inner worlds. It made a one- ...


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The Vanishing Venusians

The Vanishing Venusians is a science fiction novella by Leigh Brackett, included in The Best of Leigh Brackett (Ballantine Books, 1977)For years they had wandered the eternal seas ...


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The Dragon-Queen of Venus

The Dragon-Queen of Venus is a short science fiction story by Leigh Brackett.More feared than the deadly green snakes, the hideous red beetles of that outpost of Earth Empire, was ...


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Thralls of the Endless Night

Thralls of the Endless Night is a science fiction novella by Leigh Brackett.1,000 year forgotten, Terra’s lost colony awaited a warrior’s coming.In the freezing night the great shi ...


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The Stellar Legion

The Stellar Legion is a short science fiction story by Leigh Brackett.No one had ever escaped from Venus’ dread Stellar Legion. And, as Thekis the low-Martian learned, no one had e ...


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The Citadel of Lost Ships

The Citadel of Lost Ships is a science fiction novella by Leigh Brackett. In 1944 the novella was a finalist to Best Retro Novelette Hugo Award.This is pure space opera from the un ...


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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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Last Call for Sector 9G

Last Call for Sector 9G is a science fiction novella by Leigh Brackett.Out there in the green star system; far beyond the confining grip of the Federation, moved the feared Bitter ...


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Gone Fishing

Gone Fishing is 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 McAll ...


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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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MOWGLI

Mowgli - All of the Mowgli Stories from the Jungle Books is a collection of all 9 wonderful and exciting tales about Mowgli from the first and second Jungle Books by Rudyard Kiplin ...


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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 ...