Black Cat Weekly #46


By S. Phillip Lenski

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Welcome to Black Cat Weekly #46.

This is one of our longest issues to date, thanks to no less than 3 novels! Not only is there a Nick Carter mystery novel, but we also have a classic time-travel novel from Edmond Hamilton, plus We, by Yevgeny Zamyatin—one of the most important dystopian novels of all time, influential on generations of writers, including Ursula K. Le Guin and Kurt Vonnegut. Not to mention George Orwell!

Of course, our acquiring editors have also selected great tales by S. Phillip Lenski (an original mystery), Stephanie Jaye Evans (a remarkable crime tale, as a mother plans to commit murder for her son), and a science fiction story by Hugo Award-winner David D. Levine. Great Stuff.

Plus we have stories by James Holding, Larry Tritten, and Murray Leinster...and what issue would be complete without a solve-it-yourself puzzler from Hal Charles?

Here's the complete lineup:

Mysteries / Suspense / Adventure:

"Four Dead Bodies in a Cornfield," by S. Phillip Lenski [Michael Bracken Presents short story]
"Bottled Up," Hal Charles [Solve-It-Yourself Mystery]
"Jamie's Mother," Stephanie Jaye Evans [Barb Goffman Presents short story]
"The Baby Bit," by James Holding [short story]
The Call of Death, by Nicholas Carter [novel]

Science Fiction & Fantasy:

"The Wreck of the Mars Adventure," David D. Levine [Cynthia Ward Presents short story]
"A Science Fiction Readers' and Writers' Guide to the Universe," by Larry Tritten [short story]
"Trouble," by George O. Smith [short story]
"Skit-Tree Planet," by Murray Leinster [short story]
The Time-Raider, by Edmond Hamilton [novel]
We, by Yevgeny Zamyatin [novel]

Black Cat Weekly #46