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Deep Space By Richard A. Lupoff
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Hardcover. "Forever City" is the story of Alfonso Ivanovich Petrov and Mariel O’Hara, two members of a space-bred generation to whom Earth is little more than their ancestral home, a... More > legend of the past. When Mariel’s brother, Dylan, disappears on an expedition to explore the distant Oort Cloud that circles the sun at a distance far beyond the orbit of the most remote planet, Mariel refuses to give him up for lost. Along with Alfonso, Mariel explores deep space in search of her missing brother! Also included in Deep Space: A Novel and Two Novelettes are Richard A. Lupoff’s acclaimed, Nebula-nominated stories “After the Dreamtime” and “Sail the Tide of Mourning.”< Less
X. Jones - of Scotland Yard By Harry Stephen Keeler
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Hardcover. One of the best, this is the second half of the notorious Marceau case, where a strangler baby dangling from an autogyro may have done the deed. Written in 1935 at the peak of Keeler's... More > powers.< Less
The Skull in the Box By Harry Stephen Keeler
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Hardback. Perhaps the greatest court case ever perpetrated on the American justice system, this huge book contains all four of the Skull in the Box series. "A masterpiece of imagination!"... More > -- Knees Calhoon< Less
What If? Volume 3 By Richard A. Lupoff
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Hardcover. Back in the 60s and 70s writer Richard A. Lupoff knew his SF. He knew it so well he put out two books in the 1980s called WHAT IF? each consisting of stories that were eligible for Hugo... More > awards and in his opinion should have won. He had a third volume in this fascinating series ready to go, but technical problems caused it to never see the light of day -- until now. Here it is, the legendary third volume in the WHAT IF? series, personally introduced by Richard A. Lupoff. The stories are: LIGHT OF OTHER DAYS — 1966 Bob Shaw THE STAR-PIT — 1967 Samuel R. Delany THE BARBARIAN — 1968 Joanna Russ SUNDANCE — 1969 Robert Silverberg THE ISLAND OF DOCTOR DEATH AND OTHER STORIES — 1970 Gene Wolfe VASTER THAN EMPIRES AND MORE SLOW — 1971 Ursula K. Le Guin PAINWISE — 1972 James Tiptree, Jr. MY BROTHER LEOPOLD — 1973 Edgar Pangborn< Less
Ruby of a Thousand Dreams By Roland Daniel
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Hardcover. Mary Francis, a young agent for the British Secret Service and red-headed Detective-Inspector John Walk had never met until they were thrown together -- literally! -- by the most fiendish... More > of all master-criminals, Wu Fang! Each was investigating his own particular crime in the mean streets of 1933 London but as readers of the Wu Fang chronicles by Roland Daniel know, there is no part of the criminal underworld not touched by the dastardly, yet wily, arch-fiend Wu Fang. It's as if he were everywhere, stealing exquisite jewels or secret war plans, or sending numerous enemies to watery graves with a hidden dirk or pistol. Can Mary and John finally dispatch Wu Fang once and for all? And maybe have time for a spot of romance along the way?< Less
Kiss The Killer TPB By Joseph Shallit
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Trade Paperback. Joseph Shallit's final novel (1952) in the Dan Morrison series deals with the hoods and the cops who battle it out over the marijuana trade. One of the better dope novels of the... More > 1950s.< Less
Yell Bloody Murder TPB By Joseph Shallit
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Trade Paperback. Written in 1951, this is the second novel in the Dan Morrison series. Dan, who has just returned from the war simply wants to take life easy, but somehow murder always seems to find... More > him.< Less
The Baddington Horror By Walter S. Masterman
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Trade paperback. A retired judge is found shot in his private garden, and beside him is found the body of an ex-convict whom he had sent to jail—it looks like a pretty clear case of murder and... More > suicide—motive: revenge. Sir Arthur Sinclair, our old favorite of Scotland Yard, soon discovers that the death of Sir Ernest Ferber is not nearly as simple as it looked. The clues are unusually baffling—the threads of the great knot strangely twisted and sinister. The setting of the story is Baddington Court, an ancient manor deep in the English country—a richly traditional estate which has at its very core the Secret Garden in which the bodies were found. (The Ramble House edition of ‘The Baddington Horror’ features a mapback showing the murder scene.) This reprint is part of the Ramble House mission to bring Walter S. Masterman’s distinctive novels back into print.< Less
Murder Among the Nudists By Peter Hunt
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Trade paperback. In 1934, when MURDER AMONG THE NUDISTS was written by Peter Hunt, nudism had a special place in society, and it was no place for a police inspector — or his detective friend.... More > But when murder rears its ugly head at the local colony, the intrepid detective bites his lip and gives it up for the Queen — and goes undercover in a nudist camp. Action at the camp goes about how you'd expect, but I dare you to keep a straight face when Detective Alan Miller briefs his fellow policemen — in the nude.< Less
The Mystery of the Fiddling Cracksman By Harry Stephen Keeler
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Hardcover. Billy Hemple has a question: why are the residences of men named John (no middle name) Craig being broken into? And why does the burglar not steal anything? Instead he breaks out a fiddle... More > and plays a mournful dirge — to a locked safe! Billy’s got a special reason for needing to solve the mystery — the woman he wants to marry is the daughter of the only man left in Chicago whose name is John (no middle name) Craig! Even Harry Stephen Keeler has a hard time wrapping up all the loose ends of this labyrinthine webwork novel.< Less