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Boldly go to times where no one has gone before. While transporting a contraband Russian time machine and developmental weaponry, Private Everett Dumphee finds himself cast into new settings when the device suddenly activates. What follows are fantastic high-tech experiences that might be called the ultimate off-road adventure. For the determined Dumphee - narrowly escaping with his life and three beautiful women - it is not necessarily a matter of will he make his destination, but when. These four vivid characters trek through this fun and fast-moving journey like there's no tomorrow. Wherever that may be. "A wild, high-tech ride through time. Read it to have a rollicking good time." -Brian Herbert, co-author "Dune: House Attreides"
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It has been said that somewhere in the world you have an exact double. This rocket-ride of a novel ignites with the sudden cry of "Ai! Pedrito!", as Naval Lieutenant Tom Smith discovers that his exact look-alike is thenotorious South American revolutionary and spy, Pedrito Miraflores. Inspired bya real incident in the life of L. Ron Hubbard, "Ai! Pedrito!" is a fun-to-read, compelling novel of what can sometimes happen when intelligencegoes wrong. - Mystery Scene A rollicking and unpredictable adventure through the world of spies and double agents, lovers and enemies (often one and same). It has been said that somewhere in the world you have an exact double. This rocket-ride of a novel ignites with the sudden cry of "Ai! Pedrito!", as Naval Lieutenant Tom Smith discovers that his exact look-alike is the notorious South American revolutionary and spy, Pedrito Miraflores. Inspired by a real incident in the life of L. Ron Hubbard, "Ai! Pedrito!" is a fun-to-read, compelling novel of what can sometimes happen when intelligence goes wrong. "All the fast pacing of James Bond and the adventure of Indiana Jones." -Mystery Scene
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Once it's it got you, it won't let you go. Fast, fiery, and nonstop fun, from the crash and roar of a demolition derby to the dark doings of the wicked Miss Pinch. In these continuing misadventures of aliens on Earth, Soltan Gris tells his sad tale of attempts to thwart his sworn enemy, Jettero Heller, who is on mission to salvage Earth. But Gris has to contend with a belly dancer who's spending him into bankruptcy, a mad PR man out to make Heller a legend, an unhinged Mafia hired gun sent to hit the Director of the CIA, and the sadistic Pinch with some ruinous recipes of her own. Throw in a perverse nurse, an intergalactic drug ring, a crazed cellologist, and the arrival of Heller's Voltarian girlfriend, and you have the ingredients for intrigue, satire, and romance that you won't be able to put down. Volume 4 of the biggest Science Fiction dekology ever written -- Mission Earth. "...action-packed, intricately plotted... a cross between Flash Gordon and 007." -Buffalo News
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El marinero Americano Kurt Reid es un tipo impetuoso: tan duro y enérgico como Benicio del Toro. Falsamente acusado de asesinato, Reid cambia de barco en Shangai… y desembarca en una telaraña de intrigas, traiciones y asesinatos. Atraído a un letal juego de espías, tendrá que aprender rápido las reglas, porque con jugadores como la sexy agente rusa Varinka Savischna el juego es tan seductor como siniestro.
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Mucho antes de que el capitán Jack Sparrow provocara un infierno con Piratas del Caribe, Tom Bristol navegó a los infiernos y regresó bajo bandera negra. Ha estado a las órdenes del látigo del cruel capitán. Ha sido acusado de asesinato. Y lo han abandonado para que muera en una isla desierta. Pero su suerte está a punto de cambiar. Junto con una mujer intrépida y una astuta tripulación, iza una bandera pirata propia, dispuesto a hacer el amor y la guerra en los mares.
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Han Solo of Star Wars could learn a thing or two from Firsten Guide, the tough, wise-cracking rebel leader who’s light years ahead of his time-and about to lead his crew into a battle that’s Beyond All Weapons. Because the force is most assuredly with Firsten. He and his fellow colonizers of Mars have faced a brutal crackdown engineered by Earth’s tyrannical government. But the resourceful Firsten has developed an extraordinary new fuel that enables him and his hardy band to escape into space-and time. Escape, however, is not enough. Firsten wants revenge. But the universe is full of unexpected twists and turns. Just as Prometheus flew too close to the sun, Firsten will soon discover that when you break the laws of physics, you can get burned. Hubbard was a pioneer in his use and development of Einstein’s theories of space and time as a plot point in his fiction. In Beyond All Weapons, he explains: "As mass approaches the speed of light . . . it approaches infinity. And, as mass approaches infinity, time approaches zero. It was only nine days back from Alpha. But in those nine days, six thousand years have passed by Earth." It stands as one of the earliest-and most succinct-descriptions of the theory. Also includes the science fiction adventures Strain, the story of a space war’s brutality and one man’s struggle to keep a secret under the pain of torture, and The Invaders, in which the distant crystal mines are under attack until a technician crystallizes a unique strategy to undermine the attackers. "A thrilling space adventure . . . the terror and excitement builds through to the end." -Publishers Weekly
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Drugs. Sex. Murder. Taxes. Welcome to planet Earth. They’re here. They’ve arrived. And they’re all eyes. The Voltarian scouting party—illegal aliens extraordinaire—on a top-secret expedition led by one Jettero Heller, Royal Officer of the Fleet. His mission: rescue the planet from pollution—and make it safe for the upcoming invasion. His problem: the planet may not want to be saved—and the invasion may just be a trick. One way or another, Heller is about to undertake a journey of discovery—and it’s a real trip. From a Middle Eastern mecca of drugs—the key to a scheme to bring down the Voltarian government—to the mean streets of New York, he’s finding out what makes this world go round. Between the Mafia wars and the brothel whores, between the ruthless IRS agents and the crazy cab drivers, between the muggings and the weapons of mass destruction, this is one learning curve that’s about to turn into a roller-coaster ride. And before it’s over, all Heller will break loose . . . in the name of BLACK GENESIS. “Ironic, exciting, romantic and hilarious.” —ORSON SCOTT CARD
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Unlock your inner Sherlock with this bloodcurdling tale. Naval Lieutenant Steve Craig has been falsely accused of having murdered his father, a ship captain in the merchant marine. Given less than forty-eight hours to find the real killer and clear his name, Craig embarks on a trail to secure a set of keys that will unlock the secrets hidden inside ancient Chinese treasure chests. Pursued by the police on one hand and a devious, unknown assailant on the other, Craig must thread his way through a maze of smugglers, thugs and treacherous underworld bosses. In a hair-raising race against time, he uncovers one vital clue after another until he comes face to face with death itself. "Loads of fun." -Ellery Queen
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An historical adventure that sweeps across the rugged Nortwest. It's 1806 and the United States is pushing westward. One white man raised by Indians—Yellow Hair—undertakes a treacherous adventure across the uncharted wilderness. Experience a panoramic journey across the pages of American history in this thrilling story of a proud, courageous man pushed to the limits of endurance. . . and of a country on the threshold of a bloody conflict that will change it forever. "Mr. Hubbard has reversed a time-honored formula and has given a thriller to which, at the end of every chapter or so, another paleface bites the dust... [has] an enthusiasm, even a freshness and sparkle, decidedly rare in this type of romance." —New York Times
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Action filled intergalactic espionage. Alien assassin Soltan Gris will stop at nothing to destroy Fleet Officer Jettero Heller and sabotage his mission to save Earth from drowning in its own environmental problems, while, at the same time, he's forced to play husband to two wives and keep up with a teenage nymphomaniac. To add to his troubles, Heller has unearthed the long-lost son of Delbert John Rockecenter on a pig farm! A rip-roaring motorboat chase tops off this sixth action-filled installment of intergalactic espionage. "...fast-paced and thoroughly enjoyable." -Seattle Post-Intelligencer
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Vibrating with action and excitement. The New York Mafia is under aerial assault. The United States is about to declare war. The world's oil supply is rumored to be radioactive. And a mountain of ice is plunging from outer space directly toward Earth! The insane Chief of the Central Information Apparatus has seized control of the Confederacy and the fate of Earth and Voltar sway in the balance as all hell breaks loose in the fastest non-stop volume yet. Volume 7 of the biggest Science Fiction dekology ever written -- Mission Earth. "Remember how you felt the first time you saw Star Wars? This book will do it to you again." -Orson Scott Card
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Fanner Marston está a punto de descubrir la clave para conseguir el control absoluto del universo. El único problema es que está loco de atar: un enloquecido Anthony Quinn con muchos humos. Impulsado por la avaricia y el ansia de poder, lo único que le preocupa es llegar a la antigua ciudad de Parva y encontrar el gran secreto del poder absoluto. Pero está escrito en los muros de Parva… y no creerán lo que dice.
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Discover intrigue. Brent Calloway is hired by an insurance firm to board a cargo vessel undercover and ensure it makes its way to San Diego in one piece. Once the voyage is underway, Calloway finds fraud, a pattern of organized scuttlings and the true fate of another vessel captained by an old friend. But when Calloway’s true identity is revealed, he must fight for his life; and the real danger begins. ALSO INCLUDES THE ADVENTURE STORY "GROUNDED"
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A novel of compelling suspense. Professor James Lowry didn' believe in spirits, or witches, or demons. Not until a gentle spring evening when his hat disappeared, and suddenly he couldn't remember the last four hours of his life. Now, the quiet university town of Atworthy is changing - slightly at first, then faster and more frighteningly each time he tries to remember. Lowry is pursued by a dark, secret evil that is turning his whole world against him while it whispers a warning from the shadows: If you find your hat you'll find your four hours. If you find your four hours then you will die... "A classic tale of creeping, surreal menace and horror... one of the really, really good ones." -Stephen King
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The world is in the throes of economic decay and at the mercy of terrorists. Across this post-apocalyptic landscape marches one extraordinary soldier and his band of brothers. In a novel as disturbingly plausible as it is powerfully gripping, they are headed into a battle in which they will have to come to grips with the power of technology and the true price of freedom. “Final Blackout is as perfect a piece of science fiction as has ever been written.” —Robert Heinlein “A landmark classic! It has been remembered through the decades as one of the all-time memorable classics of the science fiction field.” —Robert Bloch "Compelling . . . riveting . . . Hubbard's best." —Publishers Weekly "Like Fatherland, Hubbard spins a masterful tale of suspense and nonstop action in Final Blackout." —Harold Robbins 206 pgs, prose
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Lee Weston, un joven Emilio Estevez con un Colt al cinto, es tan atractivo como irascible, y tiene motivos de sobra para estar enfadado. Tras el asesinato de su padre y el incendio del rancho familiar, se enfrenta a Harvey Dodge, el hombre que está convencido que es el asesino. Sin embargo, es Lee quien acaba malherido y al borde de la muerte. Pero es atendido y devuelto a la vida… por la hermosa hija de Harvey. ¿Puede una gran pérdida llevar a un gran amor? La respuesta se encuentra en el salvaje corazón del Lejano Oeste.
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Explosive intergalactic intrigue. Blazing an explosive trail from a secret Voltarian base in Turkey, across the Mediterranean, through Swiss banks, to the Mafia-controlled casinos of Atlantic City and the mean streets of New York. While Jettero Heller continues his mission to keep Earth from destroying itself, his evil opponent, Soltan Gris, attempts to sabotage Heller's plans at every turn with some sadistic plots of his own. The addition of Countess Krak, recently arrived from Voltar, and Gris' sudden acquisition of over $250 million in gold make for an action-packed fifth installment of Mission Earth. "...a wild compound of science fiction action, political satire and sexual comedy." -Cincinnati Post
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Wrangle with some of the finest renegades. Gunslinger Mart Kincaid is blackmailed into working for Gar Malone, the reputed King of Concha Basin. A greedy and ruthless taskmaster, Malone practices a cruel owner's philosophy—land is for those who can take it and keep it. He quickly puts Kincaid's gun hand to use, threatening locals with death unless they pack up and vacate their homes and land. When Malone's craving turns to the Singing Canyon spread, the jewel of the basin, Kincaid finally decides that he's had enough of Malone and his wicked ways. Willing to pay the ultimate price if necessary, Kincaid must square his shoulders and take his stand against Malone . . . and an entire band of hired killers. ALSO INCLUDES THE WESTERN STORY "BLOOD ON HIS SPURS" "Heart-racing plot charges at the speed of thrumming horses' hooves." — Library Journal 131 pgs, prose
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Step back in time with this thrilling tale. Bat Conroy of World Press is the best news correspondent covering the Japanese invasion of China. But now it's his legendary reputation of getting the story first that's under serious attack. No matter how fast he files his war pieces, Bat ends up being scooped by Perry Lane of International Service, a reporter he's never seen near the fighting (or anywhere, for that matter). When the biggest story of the war comes Bat's way, he's given an ultimatum: outwit Lane and somehow get his story in first or be blackballed from ever working as a reporter again. Before his boss can fire him, Bat sets out to track down his enterprising competitor, little knowing that the real identity of the mysterious newshound is uncomfortably close to home! "Riveting cliff-hanger action." -Midwest Book Review
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Unlock your Inner Sherlock... Sheriff Kyle of Deadeye, Nevada has traveled to the nation's capital to personally bring evidence against one of the state's wealthiest copper kings. But instead of giving his findings to the senator he's supposed to meet, Kyle discovers a trail of blood moments before he's knocked unconscious. Kyle awakens to the flashing bulbs of reporters and harsh voices of police demanding to know why he's killed the popular politician. Things look particularly bleak; he's got no alibi, no memory of who knocked him out, and his five-inch knife is sticking out of the corpse; casting all suspicions his way. ALSO INCLUDES THE MYSTERY STORIES "THEY KILLED HIM DEA"", "THE MAD DOG MURDER" AND "THE BLOW TORCH MURDER" "...some of the most carefully and beautifully crafted trade paperbacks of our time." -Mystery Scene
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Step back in time with this riveting tale. Colorful daredevil air racer Smoke Burnham is known not only for his ability to cross the finish line ahead of the pack, but also for his unusual flying companion, a pet cheetah named Patty. On the eve of entering an international air race to win much-needed prize money, Smoke and Patty face the usual and the impossible. The race involves a dangerous, grueling flight down Central America, over the Andes and across the Brazilian jungle—that's typical. The real challenge is that a publicity-hungry newspaper mogul is trying to sabotage Smoke's plane, the ""Super-Comet,"" and make sure that this race is his last. Plus, the beautiful woman he loves resents his supposed infatuation with height and speed. Now Smoke must somehow win her over, against lethal odds piled high in the turbulent sky. "...primo pulp fiction..." -Booklist
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Explore exotic new worlds in the celebrated and enduring classic of space travel on a cosmic scale, Ole Doc Methuselah mixes equal parts of vivid action, spectacle and mystery and a broad vein of humor to chronicle the voyages and exploits of Ole Doc Methuselah and his unique alien companion, Hippocrates. Ole Doc journeys through the universe as a member of the elite Soldiers of Light, a heroic physician who fights the disease, corruption and social/political upheavals that have spread through mankind's lost planetary colonies. "Classic adventures by a classic writer." -Roger Zelazny
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Things are disappearing. Parts of buildings, parts of people, parts of the whole world-they’re here today, gone tomorrow. Old Shellback-a character as crazy-smart as Christopher Lloyd in Back to the Future-thinks he needs glasses. But all he really has to do is open his eyes . . . and see the light. Or so says George Smiley-otherwise known as the Messiah. George claims that the reason things are vanishing is because he wants them to go away. He has no more use for the world . . . and so it goes. Say goodbye. But Old Shellback has a different idea, and since he is the most stubborn man in the universe, you might want to hear him out. What’s Shellback’s idea? That two can play at this game. While George is making this world disappear, Old Shellback will make another one appear. Join him on an amazing odyssey-as he heads back to a future of his own making. By the spring of 1938, Hubbard’s stature as a writer was well established. As author and critic Robert Silverberg puts it: he had become a "master of the art of narrative." Hubbard’s editors urged him to apply his gift for succinct characterization, original plot, deft pacing and imaginative action to a genre that was new, and essentially foreign, to him-science fiction and fantasy. The rest is Sci-Fi history. Also includes the Science Fiction adventures, A Can of Vacuum, in which a practical joke on a space station proves that a good sense of humor is timeless, and 240,000 Miles Straight Up, the thrilling story of a race to the moon . . . and the one man who may be able to save the earth from Armageddon."
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Heroes, honor and impossible odds. American pilot John Hampton is an in-between; he stands for nothing definite, cares about nothing, and knows nothing he wants. Owing allegiance to no nation, Hampton hires himself on as a pilot in the midst of China's civil war. On one side is Chiang Kai-shek and, on the other, the army of Mao Tse-tung; for whom he now works. But after his gunner is killed in a dogfight, Hampton's once devil-may-care attitude starts to change. When he rescues a captain with dispatches vital to the Chinese cause, Hampton is told the tale of the Red Pagoda, a lesson of life-and-death choices. Hampton's education proves pivotal; with an immense and deciding battle set to unfold, its outcome strangely lies in his hands. ALSO INCLUDES THE ADVENTURE STORIES "THE CRATE KILLER" AND "WINGS OVER ETHIOPIA" "Highly recommended for aviation action/adventure pulp fiction." -Midwest Book Review
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Explore an exotic new world in this fantastic tale. Millionaire Jan Palmer's fortunes abruptly change when the seal on an ancient Arabian copper jar is broken and a powerful and relentless evil is released - Zongri the Jinn. Imprisoned for thousands of years, Zongri has sworn that whoever sets him free will die. But when he fulfills this vow by slashing Professor Frobish in two, it is Jan Palmer, holding the bloody scimitar, who is caught by the police. For Jan, his problems have just begun: Zongri, before departing, curses him with "Eternal Wakefulness." Locked in a prison cell, charged with murder, Jan comes to a horrible realization of what this means. As he drifts into slumber he finds himself in a strange world, one where humans rank below slaves, where evil Jinn reign and danger is all too real. On Earth he is Jan Palmer, imprisoned for murder, and in the land of the Jinn he is "Tiger," the swashbuckling rogue - but in both, he faces death at every turn. Acclaimed as one of Hubbard's most powerful and timeless fantasy stories. "A master of adventure." -Anne McCaffrey.
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