The Dolls

Children all over the world have been finding ugly rag dolls, and they won’t let go of them. The dolls are changing the children, even killing them. One lone astronomy professor tries to find out why the earth’s children are so obsessed with these dolls and what the future holds in this tale of alien …

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Armageddon, Inc.

Earth has been at war for generations. At first it was a shooting war and Dr. Frederic Ramsey remembers his father, also a doctor, patching the wounded, repairing the maimed. Now the diplomats are involved and spy planes circle endlessly to make sure each side isn’t preparing for more war while talking peace. However, the …

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Exploding, Like Fireworks

On the space station known as Moon Talk, engineers and poets work together to prototype and manufacture communications satellites. The founder of the station decided to include poets because they specialize in communicating high-density information in very short bursts. Angel, a 20-year-old robotics engineer, is visiting Moon Talk on a poetry/engineering internship when an accident …

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Sugar Engines

Silence has fallen upon the world. The last remnants of the human race live in scattered groups on an Earth transformed by rogue nanotechnology. In the depths of a golden Summer, one woman sets out on a journey to cure a sick child – a journey which may determine the fate of Humanity.

Cold Zero – Parte prima: 1 (The Tube Nomads) (Italian Edition)

ROMANZO BREVE HORROR – In una remota stazione di sorveglianza sulle montagne, isolata da tutto e da tutti, all’improvviso ci si rende conto che è successo qualcosa al mondo. Qualcosa di terribile, che presto scatenerà la morte anche fra di loro… Dal maestro dell’apocalisse, Alan D. Altieri, una nuova serie spin-off di The Tube, la …

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Away Games: Science Fiction Sports Stories

What happens when 5-time Hugo winner Mike Resnick turns his attention to sports? The answers lie within, as you encounter a 7-foot 10-inch robot basketball center, a hexed boxing match, the devil’s least favorite racehorse, a Chicago Bears team that would warm Victor Frankenstein’s heart, and more.

Benefit

Dr. Mitchell Starks is a professor of Astronomy at the University of Arizona. When the star he is observing winks out for a few minutes, his place in history is assured. The starship he discovers heading toward Earth is the desperate lifeboat of a dying civilization; a long-shot gamble to preserve their species. Both may …

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Cold Zero – Parte Seconda: 2 (The Tube Nomads) (Italian Edition)

ROMANZO BREVE HORROR – Non esiste nessun luogo in cui nascondersi dalle orde cannibaliche che stanno facendo scempio delle società umane. Nemmeno là, sull’ultima montagna della terra… Dopo  “Cold Zero – Parte prima”, esordio della nuova saga spin-off di The Tube, ecco la seconda parte di una delle più crude e agghiaccianti storie di sopravvivenza …

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A Simple Truth

“Two hours ago a wideband radio signal was received that covered all the high frequency channels. It was strong enough to block all normal communication and was received across half the world. The message was as follows – ‘Earth, One Gigahertz, Procyon,’ in plain English, clear as you like.” This momentous development triggers a chain …

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Ruins Terra

Ruins have fascinated us for centuries. These stories are set in or about ruins of Earth. Some ruins are safe to enter. Some present challenges. And others you shouldn’t go near.