assignment star stealers
assignment star stealers

As a boy years ago in the hot summer nights of the bayou country, he would climb the faded grand stairway of the old Trois Belles, circle the pilot house, go up the ladders to the hurricane deck, and lie there on his back on dry, splintered planks of the steamboat hulk looking at the starry heavens. He would try to count the stars that glowed and glittered between his out-spread fingers. Today, what mostly moved up there were man-made silent orbiters that watched the enemy, scanning with infrared and heat sensors and high-resolution cameras that could pick out a wheelbarrow from one hundred miles up. Now the stars were being stolen.

 

This is Dad's pulp mystery and science fiction collection from 1951-1971 when he died. You'll see front and back covers from pulp science fiction books like 'Amazing' and 'Astounding' Science Fiction plus covers from pulp mystery writers like Mickey Spillane, Richard Prather, Nick Carter and Edward Aarons' novels. Also, the complete collection of Ian Fleming. Over 400 titles! Enjoy the fantastic cover artwork. Read a sample of their writing about protagonists 'Doc Savage', 'Shell Scott', 'Mike Hammer', and 'James Bond'. Run your cursor through the alphabetic listing to pick from the selection. Check out the links page under 'L'. Rick Davids (Facebook).