The Sea Beasts

The Sea Beasts

A Bertram Chandler

Science Fiction & Fantasy

Epub v5 (retail)Strange and Monstrous Creatures from Under the SeaThey came in armies from under the sea—they possessed an intelligence and cunning beyond any human.These incredible tales were dismissed as the ravings of madmen by marine expert Peter Hallows and his lovely assistant Sally Brent.But then they appeared . . . strange and monstrous creatures that Hallows and his expedition might never live to describe.
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Ride the Star Winds

Ride the Star Winds

A Bertram Chandler

Science Fiction & Fantasy

Number four in the collected adventures of the legendary John Grimes of the Galactic Rim series, including four novels: * The Anarch Lords: John Grimes' short career as a somewhat benevolent space pirate is over, but he has sunk even lower, becoming a politician. He's now the governor of a planet of anarchists, where term limits are unnecessary, what with all the assassinations taking place. * The Last Amazon: Back on Sparta, the formerly all-male planet, Grimes is waiting for his own ship to arrive when he's caught up in yet another revolutionand you can't tell the good guys (or gals) without a program. * The Wild Ones: Back on Earth was the last place that Grimes expected to be. Another thing he hadn't expected was accusations of witchcraft being taken seriously. * Catch the Star Winds: An experimental sailing ship of space was intended to exceed the speed of light. Then strange things happened involving time itself, and the crew wasn't sure they would ever see home, or their home time, again. Plus six interrelated short stories starring the indefatigable John Grimes, rounding out a large volume of space adventure with a dash of humor, and a likable hero who always gamely manages to muddle through. .
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The Alternate Martians

The Alternate Martians

A Bertram Chandler

Science Fiction & Fantasy

The World of the DreamersIn 1965, when Mariner IV radioed back the vision of Mars as a planet pocked with craters and unlikely to harbor life of any advanced sort, some newspapers wondered how science-fiction writers would take this. But, characteristic of their limitless imaginations, they came up with their own answers.A. Bertram Chandler presented this novel as his particularly challenging response. If Mars is indeed barren, what are we to say of the wonderfully lifelike Mars worlds of H. G. Wells, Edgar Rice Burroughs, Otis Adelbert Kline, and so many others? They are too real to be lost! They must exist somewhere! And so a space expedition heads to that barren and lifeless Mars to find The Alternate Martians.It's a science-fiction adventure, packed with action, and filled with some unexpected Red Planet surprises!
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Gateway to Never (John Grimes)

Gateway to Never (John Grimes)

A Bertram Chandler

Science Fiction & Fantasy

Number six in the collected adventures of the legendary John Grimes of the Galactic Rim series. Contains Chandler classic novels and collections The Gateway to Never, The Dark Dimensions, and The Way Back. Pipe-smoking, action-loving spaceship commander Lieutenant John Grimes (think Captain Kirk with more of a navy, salty attitude) moves out of the Federation navy and finds his true calling adventuring along the spaceways of the galactic rim. Number seven in the collected adventures of the legendary John Grimes of the Galactic Rim series. About A. Bertram Chandler and the John Grimes series:“SF’s answer to Horatio Hornblower.” —*Publishers Weekly “As Asimov chronicled the Foundation, as Heinlein built his Future History, so Chandler constructs the epic of the Rim Worlds.” —Analog “[Grimes] establishes a loyalty in his readers rather similar to that felt by readers of Hornblower. Indeed [Chandler’s] space operas are among the most likeable and well constructed in the genre. . . .” —The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction*** Number six in the collected adventures of the legendary John Grimes of the Galactic Rim series. Contains Chandler classic novels and collections The Gateway to Never, The Dark Dimensions, and The Way Back. Pipe-smoking, action-loving spaceship commander Lieutenant John Grimes (think Captain Kirk with more of a navy, salty attitude) moves out of the Federation navy and finds his true calling adventuring along the spaceways of the galactic rim. Number seven in the collected adventures of the legendary John Grimes of the Galactic Rim series. About A. Bertram Chandler and the John Grimes series:“SF’s answer to Horatio Hornblower.” —*Publishers Weekly “As Asimov chronicled the Foundation, as Heinlein built his Future History, so Chandler constructs the epic of the Rim Worlds.” —Analog “[Grimes] establishes a loyalty in his readers rather similar to that felt by readers of Hornblower. Indeed [Chandler’s] space operas are among the most likeable and well constructed in the genre. . . .” —The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction***
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The Coils of Time

The Coils of Time

A Bertram Chandler

Science Fiction & Fantasy

Down into the tortuous coils of time . . .Dr. Henshaw had created what he thought was a time travel machine and he had sent guinea pigs through it. But now he needed a human guinea pig to test it with.Christopher Wilkonsen thought the whole idea was absurd, until a book that had been sent through the machine came back with a thumbprint of his lost sweetheart Vanessa on
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The Hamelin Plague

The Hamelin Plague

A Bertram Chandler

Science Fiction & Fantasy

It’s Not Human! It began with a few small items in the newspapers—dead dogs and cats, a mutilated child, a series of unexplained fires. Then, suddenly, it exploded into a full-sized catastrophe. Huge mutants—half rat, half man—began to take over the world, stealing children for laves and destroying while cities and their populations. Only a few people escaped, among them Tim Barrett, his wife Jane, and a handful of survivors. Alone on the high seas in a small ship, they set off to find the island where Dr. Theodore Piper ahd been experimenting with a sonic death ray. They knew Dr. Piper was their only hope for personal and world survival—if he was still alive . . if the King Rats hadn’t forced him to serve their evil purpose . . . and if he could find a way to stop the spreading horror of invasion.
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