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George Alec Effinger

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  • When Gravity Failsby George Alec Effinger

    Open Road Media Sci-Fi & Fantasy 2014; US$ 9.99

    When Gravity Fails , the first Marid novel, is set in a high-tech near future featuring a divided United States and USSR, a world with mind- or mood-altering drugs for any purpose, brains enhanced by electronic hardware, with plug-in memory additions and modules offering the wearer new personalities (James Bond, celebrities), and bodies shaped to... more...

  • What Entropy Means to Meby George Alec Effinger

    Open Road Media 2014; US$ 9.99

    Doctor, watch out! As Dore stood by, he saw the Doctor backing slowly into the corner where he would meet his fate. Initially defending himself with a torch, the Doctor searched frantically for a new method of defense. The crimson mass is lunging forward using long, tentacle-like attachments: what is that thing? Slowly the subhuman blob comes in to... more...

  • A Thousand Deathsby George Alec Effinger

    Open Road Media Sci-Fi & Fantasy 2014; US$ 9.99

    When we first meet Courane, he must face down TECT, the self-aware computer that has come to control Earth and its colonial planets. Exiled to Planet D, Courane races to cure the debilitating disease that attacks each of the planet?s residents, even as his own memory begins to fade. Unfortunately, his only source of information about the illness is... more...

  • Those Gentle Voicesby George Alec Effinger

    Open Road Media 2014; US$ 9.99

    ?Because it?s there??that was why Earth men climbed Mt. Everest and why, in 2017, they set out for the distant star Wolf 359. In 1988 they had learned that intelligent inhabitants from a planet orbiting Wolf 359 had been signaling Earth. That fact was reason enough to dispatch a manned probe to explore and investigate. But perhaps there was another... more...

  • Relativesby George Alec Effinger

    Open Road Media 2014; US$ 9.99

    Ernest Weinraub, Ernst Weinraub, Ernst Weintraub?three slightly different versions of the same name, the same man. Each incarnation of Weintraub/Weinraub inhabits a slightly different version of our world: Ernest Weinraub lives in a maddeningly overcrowded New York, a hellish near-future world where sanity and life are imperiled by a nightmare of... more...

  • The Nick of Timeby George Alec Effinger

    Open Road Media Sci-Fi & Fantasy 2014; US$ 9.99

    Time travel: been there, done that ? or at least Frank Mihalik has. On February 17, 1996, Frank discovers the secret to time-travel, or at least he thought he had. He must embark on a voyage through time and space in order to set things right. He must survive parallel universes in which--Oh my!--Shirley Temple plays the awesome role of Dorothy in... more...

  • Live! From Planet Earthby George Alec Effinger

    Open Road Media 2014; US$ 9.99

    George Alec Effinger was a true master of satirical Science Fiction. Before his death in 2002, he gained the highest esteem amongst his peers for his pitch-perfect stylistic mimicry and his great insight into the human condition. Despite a life filled with chronic illness and pain, Effinger was a prolific novelist and short story writer, earning multiple... more...

  • The Bird of Timeby George Alec Effinger

    Open Road Media Mystery & Thriller 2014; US$ 9.99

    Far into the future, Hartstein's graduation present from his grandparents was a wonderful trip?into the past. He had a long future in the doughnut industry to look forward to but this trip was the icing on the cake. It had been a long time since that first experiment in time travel was successfully pulled off, although not without its flaws. Now,... more...

  • Irrational Numbersby George Alec Effinger

    Open Road Media 2014; US$ 9.99

    The death of a pet fish signals an ominous threat of wordwide tragedy... Delta Company ?plays? out a war light years away... A running back for the Cleveland Browns gives his all to relive a night from his past? In IRRATIONAL NUMBERS, as with much of his work, author George Alec Effinger straddles the line between allegorical fantasy and science... more...

  • The Aliens Who Knew, I Mean, Everything & Target: Berlin!by George Alec Effinger

    Open Road Media 2014; US$ 0.99

    These two short stories serve as a wonderful glimpse into the mind of multiple Hugo and Nebula Award nominee George Alec Effinger, a singular talent in the world of SF. In  The Aliens Who Knew, I Mean, Everything , benevolent aliens have arrived on Earth, sharing their knowledge but also their annoying, overbearing opinions about every little thing. ... more...