A German folk story tells of a peasant who fashioned a flute from the bone of a murdered man but when he tried to play it, it burst into a song identifying the murderer. In this collection of seven cases, that eminent lecturer on medical jurisprudence, Dr. John Thorndyke, makes bones, and blood, fingerprints, and tobacco sing out to proclaim the guilt or innocence of those involved.
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Resurrected Science Fiction Authors
The 50’s were part of a golden age of science fiction, an era when the short story reached its pinnacle. It was also a time when women writers entered the field in unprecedented numbers. They brought a fresh perspective to a genre that had previously been dominated by testosterone driven action. Some went on to become major figures in science fiction while others wrote a story or two before leaving the field, but collectively they had an impact and laid the groundwork for the women writers of today.
For over five decades, Murray Leinster was one of the most respected names in science fiction. Though he began writing at the dawn of the pulp era his work evolved with the times. The ten stories collected here appeared during the 50’s, that “Golden Age” of the genre. Spanning the gamut from alien invasions to alternate realities, they form a fitting display of his talents in what was his fourth decade as a writer. Resurrected Press is proud to bring you Murray Leinster Resurrected.
Space Pirates, spaceship graveyards, Martian monsters, Vestan mind parasites, these are just a few of the things contained in this collection of stories drawn from the pages of Astounding, Amazing Stories, and Weird Tales. Edmond Hamilton was one of the most popular writers during the 30’s and 40’s, the period that saw the first flowering of modern science fiction. Resurrected Press is delighted to bring you this collection of some of his most intriguing works in Edmond Hamilton Resurrected.[serialposts]