James Henry Schmitz (10 books)

(19111981)

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James Henry Schmitz (October 15, 1911–April 18, 1981) was an American writer born in Hamburg, Germany of American parents. Aside from two years at business school in Chicago, Schmitz lived in Germany until 1938, leaving before World War II broke out in Europe in 1939. During World War II, Schmitz served as an aerial photographer in the Pacific for the United States Army Air Corps. After the war,… (more)

 

Legacy

by James Henry Schmitz

Trigger Argee has been sent by her boss to the University Planet to oversee a plasmoid project. So why aren't Professor Mantelish or Trigger's boss anywhere to be found -- and why is Trigger being kept in the...

Watch the Sky

by James Henry Schmitz

It's one thing to try to get away with what you believe to be a lie and be caught at it— and something different, and far worse sometimes, to find it isn't a lie ...

An Incident on Route 12

The Winds of Time

Lion Loose

by James Henry Schmitz

The most dangerous of animals is not the biggest and fiercest—but the one that's hardest to stop. Add intelligence to that ... and you may come to a wrong conclusion as to what the worst menace is....

Novice

by James Henry Schmitz

A novice is one who is inexperienced—but that doesn't mean incompetent. Nor does it mean stupid!

Gone Fishing

by James Henry Schmitz

There is no predictable correlation between intelligence and ethics, nor is ruthlessness necessarily an evil thing. And there is nothing like enforced, uninterrupted contemplation to learn to distinguish one...

The Other Likeness

by James Henry Schmitz

There is a limit to how perfect a counterfeit can be— a limit that cannot be passed without an odd phenomenon setting in....The Other Likeness

Ham Sandwich

by James Henry Schmitz

It gets difficult to handle the problem of a man who has a real talent that you need badly—and he cannot use it if he knows it's honest!

The Star Hyacinths

by James Henry Schmitz

On a bleak, distant unchartered world two ships lay wrecked and a lone man stared at a star hyacinth. Its brilliance burned into his retina ... and he knew that men could easily kill and kill for that one beauty...

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