Pobby and Other Stories – From the Salem Witch Trials to a drowned man’s revenge and a man-eating plant, Jane Rice finds a macabre humor in some horrific stories.
Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Seas is the classic adventure story of “Pierre Aronnax, Conseil His Servant, And Ned Land, A Canadian Harpooner ” as they journey around the world under the seas with Captain Nemo and his submarine, the Nautilus
A double-crossing partner that abandons a man to the wolves; gamblers playing poker with a woman and a ranch as the stakes; an outlaw and the sheriff that put him away thirty years before, band together to rid a town of corruption. These are some of the stories in Gunsmoke Years.
Mission: Murder – Conspiracy, theft, murder and the love of a good woman are the key ingredients to these stories by John D. MacDonald
I’m a Dead Man – Four novelettes of murders committed to cover up fraud and to exact revenge. But as smart as the murderers think they are, they always make a mistake.
Renegade Payoff and Other Stories – Four Western tales by Ed Earl Repp.
The Masked Woman – Professor James Xenophon Salwick, holding the chair of physics in the university, and an authority on anthropology jumps into the middle of a gang fight and is rescued by the (soon to be) infamous masked woman, Madam Madcap, “one of those clever Continental women of whom I have read.”
Red Aces – Baffling murders on a bitter night with deep snowfall; the only clues are two red aces. A story from the investigations of Mr. J. G. Reeder.
The Exile of Time – Time traveling robots go back to 1935 New York City and destroy it, killing thousands. The chase to get the evil one behind the destruction takes our heroes both to the beginning and the end of time on earth.
Legion of the Living Dead (SAX,18) – From nowhere hurtled that black death car. And from nowhere came its grisly occupants. They were not of the earth, for their human flesh was immune to bullets. They were not of the grave, for they manned the wheel and a blasting machine gun.
Outlaw Brand – Three Western stories about vengeance, kidnapping, ambush and the greed for gold by Harry F. Olmsted.
Every evening, five old skippers smelling of the sea would gather At Captain Michel’s Table at the old Ship-and-Anchor Cafe in Toulon to enjoy their aperative and to tell each other macabre stories of blood and horror.