Book List in Order: 68 titles

  • In Shadows in the Stone, Jack Dann creates a fully-realized, living, breathing universe, a universe where the Vatican is in Venice, Jehovah is really a lesser god known as the Demiurge, and the magus John Dee’s experiments with angels are true and ...


  • "Promised Land" is part of my James Dean sequence of stories, which includes the recently published novel "The Rebel: An Imagined Life of James Dean." My intent was to explore the great icons of the 50’s and 60’s. Major iconic characters in t...


  • Sixty years ago, the legendary actor James Dean died in a horrific high-speed car crash. His life, full of enormous possibility, was over in an instant. All the promise of youth and genius ended on a sun-bleached American highway in 1955. But what if...


  • We asked some of Australia's top fantasy and science fiction authors to select two of their stories tied together by a single theme and to write an introduction on how they had explored that theme. Jack Dann, an expat New Yorker and multi-award winni...


  • This is the story of a Nazi hunter’s journey to find the man who tortured him and murdered his family, as he penetrates the depths of the Amazon jungle to experience an extraordinary "dream time." Michael Swanwick called this gripping novel a “da...


  • In the tradition of the old Ace Doubles (flip one book over to read the second title), here's the twenty-second Wildside Double: THE ECONOMY OF LIGHT, by Jack Dann. This is the story of a Nazi hunter's journey to find the man who tortured him and mur...


  • Seventeen all-new stories illuminate the steampunk world of fog and fear! Modern masters of the supernatural weave their magic to revitalize the chilling Victorian and Edwardian ghostly tale: here are haunted houses, arcane inventions, spirits rea...


  • In the tradition of the old "Ace Doubles" (flip one book over to read the second title)--here is the ninth Wildside Double: DA VINCI RISING, by Jack Dann Imagine what would happen if Leonardo da Vinci--the Albert Einstein of the Renaissance--was actu...


  • The Man Who Melted is a warning for the future. It is the Brave New World and 1984 for our time, for it gives us a glimpse into our own future - a future ruled by corporations that control deadly and powerful forms of ma...






  • From two of the best editors working today ... These are the legends of Australian fantasy - eleven of Australia's best-loved and most widely read writers ... Gathered together by equally legendary editors Jack Dann and Jonathan Strahan to produce an...


  • Never before published stories by "New York Times" bestselling authors Jonathan Stroud, Gregory Maguire, Garth Nix, Diana Gabaldon, and others. Whether portrayed as fire-breathing reptilian beasts at war with humanity or as noble creatures capable o...


  • Jewish Science Fiction and Fantasy? Yes! Wandering Stars is the landmark collection of Jewish science fiction and fantasy. The first of its kind, it is an established and enduring classic. This is the first time in a science fiction collection that...



  • Following the World Fantasy Award-winning Dreaming Down-Under, acclaimed editor Jack Dann gathers thirty-five of the best and brightest in a golden age of Australian fiction to pen fantastic new tales to shock, astound, and delight. The outstanding b...


  • Never-before-published stories by Neil Gaiman, Eoin Colfer, Garth Nix, and a magical lineup of writers. Throughout the ages, the wizard has claimed a spot in human culture-from the shadowy spiritual leaders of early man to precocious characters i...


  • Extreme sports. Extreme future. Extreme collection. Science fiction's most expert dreamers envision the computerized, high-risk games of the future in this winning collection. Features Robert Sheckley, Cory Doctorow, Kate Wilhelm, Alastair Reynol...


  • Featuring contributions from Poul Anderson, William Sanders, Kage Baker, and Bruce Sterling, this unrivalled collection of sixteen time-travelling alternate history stories reveals what might happen if we could change the past. Original....


  • First dates with Jesus, dinosaurs falling out of the sky, and a famous painting that eats art critics are among the quirky stories found in this collaborative collection. Each piece was written by Jack Dunn and one or more coauthors, and the joint cr...


  • Featuring contributions from James Patrick Kelly, Mike Resnick, and Geoff Ryman, this electrifying collection of science fiction stories centers around the intricate and conflicted relationships between humankind and humankind's most brilliant creati...


  • In an annual tradition, the members of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America present the Nebula Awards to honor the authors of the year's most astounding fiction-compelling stories that widen the imaginative boundaries of the genre. Incl...


  • With The Rebel, acclaimed award-winning author Jack Dann pulls James Dean from the twisted wreckage and offers him a second chance to make an indelible mark on his art, his culture, and his time in an era of profound change and devastating social uph...


  • Featuring contributions from Michael Stanwick, Harlan Ellison, and Tony Daniel, an intense collection of stories centers around a world where high-tech identity theft and crime take on a whole new meaning as mutant con men concoct a brilliant alien s...


  • A Chilling new anthology of all-original tales of horrorIncludes New Stories by:Ray BradburyGraham JoycePeter CrowtherKim NewmanSara DouglassThomas TessierM. John HarrisonGahan WilsonThe anthology market these days is awash with small, themed works f...


  • Australian author Jack Dann has received the Nebula Award, the World Fantasy Award, the Australia Aurealis Award, and has been honored by the Mark Twain Society. Now, in his first collection in more than two decades, Five Star is pleased to present V...


  • Includes the Nebula Award-winning "Da Vinci Rising"; the Nebula Award finalists "Going Under," "The Diamond Pit," "Bad Medicine," "Camps," "A Quiet Revolution for Death," and "Blind Shemmy."From magic realism to fantasy, SF, and horror, this collecti...



  • An entertaining anthology of short fiction by some of speculative fiction's biggest names--including Arthur C. Clarke, Kim Stanley Robinson, Michael Swanwick, Alastair Reynolds, Howard Waldrop, Jonathan Lethem, Ian McDonald, and Robert Reed--journeys...


  • Charlie Sarris is a "fix-it" man in Binghamton, New York, with a younger wife and a child and no prospects. John Stone is an alcoholic Indian medicine man on the road. In some unlikely manner they have discovered a bond between themselves. And they a...


  • A visionary collection of short fiction capturing the world of the soldiers who will fight on distant planets in outer space features the work of Fritz Leiber, Joe Haldeman, Paul J. McAuley, Alastair Reynolds, Stephen Baxter, William Barton, Tom Purd...






  • Eleven acclaimed science fiction writers explore the possibilities and dangers of genetic engineering in an anthology of short stories by Frederick Pohl, Greg Egan, Cordwainer Smith, Eileen Gunn, Brian Stableford, Paul J. McAuley, John Brunner, Bruce...



  • A provocative anthology of short fiction by some of the world's leading science fiction authors explores the secret world of the aliens who live among us, featuring contributions from Robert Silverberg, Theodore Sturgeon, Gene Wolfe, Avram Davidson, ...


  • A collection of millennial apocalypse scenarios by science fiction masters offers frightening, and sometimes plausible, glimpses into the end times, with contributions by Frederik Pohl, Larry Niven, William Barton, and nine others. Original....


  • This stellar collection of Jewish science fiction and fantasy carries on in the tradition of its companion volume―the enduring classic Wandering Stars―breaking new ground with every story. Trouble with mothers; invading aliens and demons; the ar...



  • Stephen Baxter, Greg Bear, Greg Egan, Kathleen Ann Goonan, and Geoffrey A. Landis are among the contributors to a collection of ten stories about self-cloning machines with the capability to build or change any structure, including the human body. Or...


  • Some of today's most acclaimed and original science fiction and fantasy authors--including Robert Silverberg, Jack Vance, Damon Knight, and Brian W. Aldiss--xplore the diverse possibilities and consequences of immortality. Original....


  • From the critically acclaimed author of The Memory Cathedral comes perhaps the most powerful, haunting, and unforgettable novel of the Civil War--or any war--ever written. Provocative, poetic, and disturbing, it introduces us to a young narrator, Mun...


  • Greg Egan, Ursula K. Le Guin, Pamela Sargent, Charles Sheffield, and five other prominent science-fiction writers narrate stories of cloning and its implications, temptations, and hazards, exploring the very meaning of identity and morality. Original...


  • Harper & Row, 1974, first edition. STORIES: On Venus, Have We Got a Rabbi (1974) by William Tenn; The Golem (1955) by Avram Davidson; Unto the Fourth Generation (1959) by Isaac Asimov; Look, You Think You've Got Troubles (1969) by Carol Carr; Goslin ...


  • A collection of stories brings readers from everyday realities to the infinite vistas of time and space and includes contributions by such prominent writers as Ursula K. Le Guin and Joe Haldeman. Original....


  • Set against a backdrop of Italy and Persia in the 1400s, a story of a lost year in the life of Leonardo da Vinci considers what might have happened had the art master built and flown one of his flying machine models. Reprint....


  • A collection of short stories from the virtual frontier follows the exploits of the world's most notorious hackers and includes contributions from Greg Bear, William Gibson, Robert Silverberg, and Bruce Sterling. Original....


  • Twelve tales of primeval fantasy bring readers to the world of dinosaurs with the works of such notable writers as Isaac Asimov, Robert Silverberg, Ursula K. Le Guin, Roger Zelazny, Jane Yolen, Lisa Tuttle, and Michael Bishop. Original....


  • A collection of fifteen short stories depicts angelic interventions in subtle forms and includes the writings of such authors as Isaac Asimov, Tanith Lee, Ursula K. LeGuin, and Roger Zelazny. Original....


  • Twelve extraordinary fantasy stories--by Ursula K. Le Guin, Lisa Tuttle, Jane Yolen, Judith Tarr, and Howard Waldrop, among others--celebrate the beauty, power, speed, and grace of the horse. Original....



  • A collection of dragon stories from some of the masters of the fantasy genre includes contributions from James P. Blaylock, Avram Davidson, Tanith Lee, Lucius Shepard, and L. Sprague De Camp. Original....












  • A collection of fourteen fantastic and frightening tales from such renowned writers as Stephen King, Harlan Ellison, and Jack Vance, featuring worlds inhabited by darkness, wicked devils, dark tords, playful imps, and shapechangers...




  • Tales of magic, illusion, mages, and dark wizards by such talents as Ursula K. LeGuin, Jack Vance, Theodore Sturgeon, Joe Haldeman, and others highlight a collection of fourteen stories about the world of sorcery...






  • "The Man Who Melted is a warning for the future. It is the Brave New World and 1984 for our time, for it gives us a glimpse into our own future - a future ruled by corporations that control deadly and powerful forms of mass manipulation. It is a pred...


  • Sometimes gentle, sometimes deadly, always elusive. Silver-hooved, spiral-horned, white as the crescent moon, they step from the lands of legend and dream into sixteen tales by the masters of modern fantasy: STEPHEN R. DONALDSON HARLAN ELLISON LIRS...


  • Stories and articles by prominent scientific and science-fiction writers explore the possible developments leading to interstellar travel, the projected technological and human realities of such travel, and the consequences for human life...



  • GO TO HELL The hundred-eyed bird monster told Ned Wheeler that his foreordained quest must begin in Hell-which lay just beyond the borders of Junction, the tumultuous, bawdy, pious town that knew damnation as a daily experience and salvation as a ...


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