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Goodbye Dead Man

  [english | 1958]  

Tom Harris


Summary: [Mattup had killed a man so it was logical he should be punished. It was Danny who came up with the idea of leaving him with the prophecy--]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 238

Gormglaith

  [english | 2005]  

Heidi Wyss


Summary: [Gormglaith is hard science fiction set in a scientifically plausible future with a witchy Gaelic/Celtic bent. In August 2007 Skepchick.org published an interview about Gormglaith with writer Heidi Wyss: http://skepchick.org/blog/?p=636]
Genres: [creative commons | science fiction | sexualityDownloads: 89

Graveyard Of Dreams

  [english | 1958]  

Henry Beam Piper


Summary: [Despite Mr. Shakespeare wealth and name are both dross compared with the theft of hope-- and Maxwell had to rob a whole planet of it!]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 201

Gravitys Angel

  [english | 1992]  

Tom Maddox


Summary: [A story published in OMNI concerning the Superconducting Supercollider that might have been.]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 15

Green Mansions

  [english | 1915]  

W Hudson


Summary: [Great story of love and adventure. Good advise at the end of the book as well. Auden beautifully describes the landscape really felt as though I was in the forest myself.]
Genres: [romance | science fiction | audiobookDownloads: 184

Greylorn

  [english | 1959]  

John Keith Laumer


Summary: [Interesting (hard / military) SF novelette featuring a commander in a mutiny plus contact situation with surprise at the end. The after-the-fact explanations are a bit shaky technologically but the plot is lively the contact scenario interesting and its a fast exciting read.]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 433

Gulliver Of Mars

  [english | 1898]  

Edwin Lester Arnold


Summary: [Many believe that Edgar Rice Burroughs inspiration to create his world of Barsoom came from this novel. Transported to Mars in a most unexpected fashion Lieutenant Gulliver Jones U.S.N. promptly found himself head-over-heels in adventure and romance. Mars was a planet of ruined cities ancient peoples copper-skinned swordsmen and weird and awesome monsters. There was a princess to be rescued a ...]
Genres: [fiction | action adventure | science fictionDownloads: 74

Gun For Hire

  [english | 1960]  

Mack Reynolds


Summary: [A gun is an interesting weapon it can be hired of course and naturally doesnt care who hires it. Something much the same can be said of the gunman too....]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 479

Hail To The Chief

  [english | 1963]  

Randall Garrett


Summary: [A great politician need not be a statesman... but it is inherently futile to be a great statesman and no politician. Except of course for a miracle...]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 216

Hall Of Mirrors

  [english | 1953]  

Frederic Brown


Summary: [It is a tough decision to make--whether to give up your life so you can live it over again!]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 20

Hall Of The Phoenix Machines

  [english | 2002]  

Richard Kadrey


Excerpts: []
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 82

Halo

  [english | 1991]  

Tom Maddox


Summary: [Halo Effect: An Unauthorized Look at the Most Successful Video Game of All Time is an unauthorized book about the video game Halo edited by Glenn Yeffeth. It is part of the Smart Pop series a series which goes beyond the normal way of thinking about games books movies etc. The book includes reviews by gamers and scientists.]
Genres: [fiction | science fictionDownloads: 27

Ham Sandwich

  [english | 1963]  

James Henry Schmitz


Summary: [The Adventure of the Singular Sandwich is a detective short story by author Basil Copper. It first appeared in Coppers collection The Uncollected Cases of Solar Pons in 1980 but was edited in a way that Copper disapproved. Coppers preferred text was published as a chapbook in 1995 by Fedogan Bremer in an edition of 1000 copies of which 950 were distributed to the guests at Bouchercon where ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 337

Hanging By A Thread

  [english | 1961]  

Randall Garrett


Summary: [Its seldom that the fate of a shipful of men literally hangs by a thread?but its also seldom that a device every part of which has been thoroughly tested wont work....]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 232

Happy Ending

  [english | 1957]  

Fredric Brown


Summary: [Sometimes the queerly shaped Venusian trees seemed to talk to him but their voices were soft. They were loyal people.]
Genres: [short story | science fiction | post 1930Downloads: 41

Hard Guy

  [english | 1956]  

Howard Browne


Summary: [A Lot of Hard Yakka subtitled Triumph and torment: a county cricketers life is the first volume of autobiography by the cricketer-journalist Simon Hughes and the William Hill Sports Book of the Year for 1997 making it the first volume on cricket thus to be f^eted. Its success as surmised by Leslie Thomas in a review for Wisden Cricketers Almanack came more than a little to the authors surprise: I ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 255

Hawk Carse

  [english | 1931]  

Anthony Gilmore


Summary: [One of the spectacular exploits of Hawk Carse greatest of space adventurers. A Complete Novelette]
Genres: [pulp | science fiction | post 1930Downloads: 38

He Walked Around The Horses

  [english | 1948]  

Henry Beam Piper


Summary: [Lang A. and Pollock W. H. He.--De Morgan J. He.--De Morgan J. It.]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 251

Heart

  [english | 1957]  

Henry Slesar


Summary: [The Managed heart: Commercialization of Human Feeling by Arlie Russell Hochschild was first published in 1983. A 20th Anniversary addition with a new afterword added by the author was published in 2003. Hochschilds text is seminal and scholars like Sarah J. Tracy and Stephen Fineman have expanded on her concept of emotional labor.]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 38

Heat Island

  [english | 2002]  

Richard Kadrey


Excerpts: [... nothing to eat, nothing left to scavenge. Why should they stay? The great east coast fault line, miles beneath Manhattan, had shifted dramatically for ...... moment on any project-the hush before the storm, before the assemblers began consuming everything in the area, rearranging their molecules and creating ...... a city. It was a wondrous thing, and right now, before he hit the ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 88
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