Monday, February 15, 2010

Mike Resnick's "Harboring Pearls" (short story, non-genre, humor, free)

This appears to be the first in a new series featuring the conman priest Lucifer Jones. This story is set in Hawaii in 1939; series, I suppose, will be in the Pacific set over next 3 or 4 years.

Story summary.

To save the Pearl Museum in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, from robbers, Lucifer Jones robs it for himself! As usual, there is someone smarter than himself around...

Collected in.

  1. Mike Resnick's "Voyages" (coll).

Fact sheet.

First published: Subterranean Online, Winter 2010.
Download full text from publisher's site.
Rating: B.


  1. Stories of Mike Resnick (only Lucifer Jones series).
  2. Several stories from "Hazards" (buy, recently published Lucifer Jones collection set in South America, are online; check the "Hazards" post.


Anonymous said...

Actually, it's the second in the set of stories that will eventually be collected as VOYAGES, the 5th Lucifer Jones book. The first, "Heads and Tails in Paradise", takes place on Easter Island, and is in the previous issue of Subterranean, which is free.

-- Mike Resnick

Tinkoo said...

Thank you.