Darkness falls quickly when you're being stalked...but it is always dark when you are a stalker. In this compelling all-original anthology, eight masters of suspense take you into the darkest depths of terror as they explore both side of the human hunt.
"HUGE RIP OFF"
More thrilling stories from this popular series. Titles include: "The Last Days of Earth" by George C. Wallace, "Contamination Crew" by Alan E. Nourse, "The Memory of Mars" by Raymond F. Jones, "A Traveler in Time" by August Derleth, "The Colonists" by Raymond F. Jones, "Doubletake" by Richard Wilson, "Stamped Caution" by Raymond Z. Gallon, "Success Story" by Robert Turner and "Disqualified" by Charles L. Fauntenay.
"Someone's eight year old fiddled with sound board"
These stories represent decades of collaboration between author David Niall Wilson and a wide array of talented authors. All have been professionally published - some have been reprinted and collected. All are the result of two muses meeting on paper. Meet a modern day Don Quixote, fighting Y2K bug nightmares, and striving to save the woman of his dreams. Learn how Edgar Allen Poe might have found his tales. Face off on a lonely mountaintop with Lovecraftian nightmares.
X Minus One premiered in April 1955 on NBC and ran until January 1958. Like its predecessor series, Dimension X, X Minus One featured stories by the greatest names in modern science fiction: Ray Bradbury, Robert Heinlein, Clifford Simak, Robert Bloch, and many more.
Radio messages stated simply that Superior had seceded from Earth. But Don Cort, stranded on that rising town, was beginning to suspect that nothing was simple about Superior except its citizens. Calmly they accepted their rise in the world as being due to one of their local townspeople, a crackpot professor. But after a couple of weeks of floating around, it began to be obvious that the professor had no idea how to get them down.
Are they messing with our minds? Is Big Brother watching everything we do? Why is the UK government forcing through identity cards? Are we all just a number in the system? In a world where individuals become nothing but a number in a massive system, is it time to shout STOP? Are we being controlled from the very moment we are born until the time of our death? It's time to put a stop to the ever encroaching and invasive influences upon our minds and our lives.
Harbor Hill in Roslyn, Long Island, was designed to be a "palace" for a "queen." Commissioned by the beautiful and imperious Katherine Duer Mackay, wife of one of the country's wealthiest men, it was an estate almost without equal in the entire country. This is the saga of that magnificent mansion, an extravagant product of the owners' hubris and desire for social acceptance, and of the ultimate failure of that driving ambition.
We’ve hit the home stretch of the election. The time has come to get serious, really serious, about understanding what’s at stake with Donald Trump’s proposal to deport 5 million to 11 million undocumented immigrants and his promise that 2 million will be deported in “a matter of months” if he is elected.
Travel between dimensions? You can in this short story by Richard Wilson. It's called the side shuffle. But the side-shuffle is no dance step. It's the choice between making time - and doing time!
"It was a totally new kind of war, and yet not really a new war at all." This is one of those short stories that will remain with you all day; and all day, you will be having those "Oh yeah" moments.
A madman lives in the village, and he likes to talk to the villagers, but the villagers grow tired of his stories of when he was an explorer in Ecuador, and they begin to hide from him. He begins to grow lonely, and, worse than that, angry, and his madness begins to manifest itself in terrible ways. And he can't stand being stared at, particularly by his reclusive little wife....
Unwittingly, Paul becomes a spy for the United States. One false move sends him to space with the pretty Naomi. Adventure, intrigue, and a faulty projector. One plot twist changes he course of this tale from the future - written more than a half century ago. Narrated by Glenn Hascall.
Nick O'Malley has come home from Vietnam but with more questions than answers. His unit, the 173rd Airborne, had orders to close the port of Cam Pha, which should have crippled supply lines and might have ended the war. Instead, just before Nick transferred out, the orders were cancelled. Nick later learns his entire unit was then dropped in behind enemy lines and wiped out. A mistake? Or something darker?
"A great thriller based on a desperate time"