Maximum Velocity: The Best of the Full-Throttle Space Tales

Maximum Velocity: The Best of the Full-Throttle Space Tales

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ISBN-13: 9781614755296
Publisher: WordFire Press LLC
Publication date: 07/31/2017
Pages: 396
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

About the Author

A native of Chicago, Mike Resnick is a graduate of Highland Park High School in Highland Park, Illinois. He attended the University of Chicago from 1959 to 1961 where he met his future wife, Carol. The couple were married 1961. In the 1960s and early 1970s, Resnick wrote more than 200 ¿adult¿ novels under pseudonyms, edited seven tabloid newspapers, and edited a trio of men¿s magazines. He also produced a weekly column on horse racing for more than a decade, and for eleven years wrote a monthly column on purebred collies, which he and his wife bred and exhibited. His wife Carol is also a writer, as is his daughter, Laura Resnick, who is an award-winning science fiction and fantasy author. Resnick¿s papers, consisting of at least 125 boxes, are in the Special Collections Library of the University of South Florida in Tampa. He was the Guest of Honor at Chicon 7, the 70th World Science Fiction Convention, held in Chicago in 2012. Learn more about Resnick and his body of work at mikeresnick.com.

David Lee Summers is an author, editor, and astronomer living in Southern New Mexico. When not working with the written word, David operates telescopes at Kitt Peak National Observatory.

CJ Henderson was the creator of both the Teddy London occult detective series and the Piers Knight supernatural investigator series. He wrote some 70 books, including such diverse titles as The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction Movies, Black Sabbath: the Ozzy Osbourne Years, and Baby¿s First Mythos, as well as thousands of short stories, comics and miscellaneous non-fiction pieces. In the wonderful world of comics he wrote everything from Batman and the Punisher to Archie and Cherry Pop-Tart.

Table of Contents

“On the Eve of the Last Great Ratings War” copyright 2008 David Boop. First published in Space Pirates: Full-Throttle Space Tales #1, August 2008

“Space Pirate Cookies” copyright 2008 by C.J. Henderson. First published in Space Pirates: Full-Throttle Space Tales #1, August 2008

“Earth Saturn Transit” copyright 2008 by W.A. Hoffman. First published in Space Pirates: Full-Throttle Space Tales #1, August 2008

“Outpost 6” copyright 2009 by Julia Phillips. First published in Space Sirens: Full-Throttle Space Tales #2, February 2009

“Hijacking the Legacy” copyright 2009 by David Lee Summers. First published in Space Sirens: Full-Throttle Space Tales #2, February 2009

“Rebel Moon” copyright 2009 by Carol Hightshoe. First published in Space Sirens: Full-Throttle Space Tales #2, February 2009

“Price of Command” copyright 2009 by Irene Radford and Bob Brown. First published in Space Grunts: Full-Throttle Space Tales #3, May 2009

“Finders Keepers” copyright 2009 by Scott Pearson. First published in Space Grunts: Full-Throttle Space Tales #3, May 2009

“Granny’s Grunts” copyright 2009 by Alan L. Lickiss. First published in Space Grunts: Full-Throttle Space Tales #3, May 2009

“Last Man Standing” copyright 2010 by Danielle Ackley-McPhail. First published in Space Horrors: Full-Throttle Space Tales #4, October 2010

“Into the Abyss” copyright 2010 by Dayton Ward. First published in Space Horrors: Full-Throttle Space Tales #4, October 2010

“Listening” copyright 2010 by Anna Paradox. First published in Space Horrors: Full-Throttle Space Tales #4, October 2010

“Backup” copyright 2011 by Ivan Ewert. First published in Space Tramps: Full-Throttle Space Tales #5, September 2011

“The Frigate Lieutenant’s Woman” copyright 2011 by Erik Scott de Bie. First published in Space Tramps: Full-Throttle Space Tales #5, September 2011

“Oh Give Me Land, Lots of Land, Under Starry Skies Above” copyright 2011 by Shannon Page and Mark Ferrari. First published in Space Tramps: Full-Throttle Space Tales #5, September 2011

“The Thirteens” copyright 2012 by Gene Mederos. First published in Space Battles: Full-Throttle Space Tales #6, April 2012

“The Joystick War” copyright 2012 by Jean Johnson. First published in Space Battles: Full-Throttle Space Tales #6, April 2012

“Guard Dog” copyright 2012 by Mike Resnick and Brad R. Torgersen. First published in Space Battles: Full-Throttle Space Tales #6, April 2012

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