Friday, June 11, 2010

New at Project Gutenberg (10 June 2010)

Links on author, publisher, or year fetch more matching fiction.

  1. Robert E Howard's "Red Nails"; download; Weird Tales, July-October 1936: "a barbarian adventurer, a woman pirate, and a weird roofed city inhabited by the most peculiar race of men ever spawned".
  2. Leroy Yerxa's "One-Way Ticket to Nowhere"; download; Amazing Stories, December 1942: "Like a ghost in the night a whole Mono train vanished. And it was up to Jeff Blake to find out where it had gone..."
  3. Chester S Geier's "The Sphere of Sleep"; download; Amazing Stories, December 1942: "Brad Nelson had a perfect way to kill Big Tim without any danger of being accused. Then his foot slipped and he was hurled into an unknown world."
  4. Mari Wolf's "The First Day of Spring"; download; If, June 1954: "a love story of two young people who met under the magic of festival time. One was Trina, whose world was a gentle make-believe Earth. The other was Max, handsome spaceman, whose world was the infinite universe of space..."
  5. Jack Taylor's "The Moralist"; download; Galaxy, June 1956: "Aye, 'tis a difficult thing to be a lady on a far world--but who needs them there?"
Related: Fiction from old "pulp" magazines.