Book List in Order:28 titles

  • In the first place, Grandfather Rastin never should have bought that house in Wiston. It happened several years ago, when he was only about seventy-eight, but even so he was old enough to know better. He admits that himself. In the second place, he ...


  • Before his death in 2002, Dr. Lloyd Biggle, Jr. compiled a list of his early science fiction stories that he considered his finest works. His children, Kenneth Lloyd Biggle and Donna Biggle, have meticulously transcribed them from their original maga...


  • "The year was 1900, the place was London, and the night, an unusually warm one for September, began and ended with horrors. I was caught up in them almost without warning as I turned into a narrow, poorly lit, cobbled lane and instinctively slowed my...


  • The patrol car swerved, came to a halt; Ron Webber opened his eyes and looked about dazedly: "Where are we?" "Municipal Hospital," the officer said. The ceremony was brief: the sheet was raised, and Webber glanced and nodded: "It's him. It's Frank......


  • "The top drawer of the second cabinet felt empty as she began to pull it open, but she never saw its interior. The floor dropped from under her. As she fell, she clutched wildly at the handle of the cabinet’s drawer, but her grip had been too loose...


  • "First came pounding pain: blunt strokes of a relentless bludgeon that slowly ground Caland's brain cells to a pasty slime. When finally the brutal throbbing diminished, a searing rapier of blinding pain probed with fiery slashes, isolating, cauteriz...


  • Lloyd Biggie is not only a writer, but also a musician. In THE METALLIC MUSE he has included seven science fiction stories, written over several years, all of which in some way relate to the arts. Thoroughly entertaining and provocative, many of the ...


  • "Veteran Biggle (The Angry Espers) shows what kept the SF pulp magazines of the 1940s alive and kicking in this alluring tale of time travel. One spring day in 2001, 21-year-old student Vladislav Kuznetsov is whisked from college in Ohio into a posta...







  • Jan Darzek, former private detective from Earth and now First Councilor of the Galaxy, has encountered his most baffling case. The planet Nifron D has been inexplicably turned into a sun. A quarter of a galaxy away, a native on the planet Skarnaf has...


  • The object arrived without warning, tearing a spiral path of devastation across the rural landscape. After the explotion, searchers sifted through the immense pile of debris ... to discover a fantastically instrumented capsule, and a strangely human ...





  • The IPR Bureau (whose motto is "Democracy imposed from without is the severest form of tyranny") works to bring newly discovered planets up to the point where they have a planetary democratic government and then induct them into the galactic federati...


  • Sinister, invisible forces of a secret mental weapon known only as The Dark are threatening the entire Primores galaxy, several transmitting leaps away from Earth. By the time a bizarre Mr. Smith comes to detective Jan Darzek's New York office, whole...


  • In Napoleon Corners, Georgia, an eccentric town where the Civil War is still being fought, detectives J. Pletcher and Raina Lambert investigate the disappearance of the grandson of a wealthy man who thinks he is a Confederate general...



  • A teenager who has the ability to kill people without touching them tries to escape from those who want to use his power for their own purposes, and the last true musician on Earth uses his music to fight the enforced mediocrity of the Performers' Gu...



  • When a high school computer genius is murdered after he claims to have written a program that will identify the slasher, who has attacked five local college students, Jay Pletcher is hired to find the killer...



  • Edward Porter Jones completes his apprenticeship to Sherlock Holmes when Holmes involves himself and Porter in something that exposes them to the strange Emmeline Quallsford, a young lady with a crushing burden...


  • Fifty years after the nearly total annihilation of Earth by war and disease, three agents of the galactic federation set out to reopen contact with the closed world and reestablish trade with the planet's shattered civilization...


  • Sweeping through the Small Magellanic Cloud, leaving a trail of ravished worlds and destroyed civilization, is the Udef -- the Unidentified Death Force. The best scientific minds of two galaxies can make nothing of it. The Udef is invisible. No scien...


  • On the world Branoff IV, in the lovely land of Scorvif, live the rascz, an industrious, artistic, superbly civilized race. Few of them are aware that their prosperous civilization is totally dependent upon the olz, a race of slaves owned by their god...