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The Beldonald Holbein

Th Blindman's World

Pledged to the Dead

by Seabury Quinn

A tale of a lover who was pledged to a sweetheart who had been in her grave for more than a century, and of the striking death that menaced him—a story of Jules de Grandin.


by Raphael Rick

Of course, no one actually knows the power of a thought. That is, the milli—or megawatts type of power ...


by Edward G. Robles

Seeing things? Don't go to an analyst—see the Commission— if it doesn't find you first!

Alarm Clock

by Everett B. Cole

Most useful high explosives, like ammonium nitrate, are enormously violent ... once they're triggered. But they will remain seemingly inert when beaten, burned, variously punished--until the particular shock...

A Fine Fix

by R.C. Noll

Generally speaking, human beings are fine buck-passers—but there's one circumstance under which they refuse to pass on responsibility. If the other fellow says "Your method won't solve the problem!"—then...

The Christmas Porringer

by Evaleen Stein

An earthenware porringer, bought by a little Flemish girl of Bruges as a gift for the Christ child and stolen by Robber Hans, finally brings much happiness to her and her grandmother, the lace maker.

The Turmoil

Moment of Truth

by Basil Eugene Wells

Basil Wells, who lives in Pennsylvania, has been doing research concerning life in the area during the period prior to and following the War of 1812. Here he turns to a different problem—the adjustment demanded...

Penrod and Sam

The Life and Adventures of Sir Launcelot Greaves

by Tobias Smollett

The Life and Adventures of Sir Launcelot Greaves, a novel by Tobias Smollett, was published in 1760 in the monthly paper The British Magazine. Its first number, published in January, 1760, contained the first...

The Old Manse

Ruth Fielding Down East

Assignment's End

by Roger D. Aycock

Alcorn's wild talent was miraculous ... he brought peace to everybody who came near him. Only one person was exempt—himself!

The Honored Prophet

by William E. Bentley

The black dwarf sun sent its assassin on a mission which was calculated to erase the threat to its existence. But prophesies run in strange patterns and, sometimes, an act of evasion becomes an act of fulfillment....

The Conquest of Canaan

The Bell Tone

by Edmund H. Leftwich

It is no use. It's too late. The earth--I must dig--alone.

The Big Bounce

by Walter Tevis

Seeing it in action, anybody would quaver in alarm: What hath Farnsworth overwrought?