Alan Edward Nourse: Stories

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1 Brightside Crossing

Four men set out to prove their mettle by crossing the bright side of Mercury when it is closest to the sun. A feat which no one has ever done and survived. The odds are against them and they will need all of their expertise and courage if they are to succeed. Even that might not be enough.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
Downloads: 195| Votes: 9 | Score: 6.91
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2 Circus

Alien space explorer traveling via warps is now trapped on Earth. And he can't convince anyone he isn't human

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
Downloads: 277| Votes: 21 | Score: 7.34
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3 The Coffin Cure

Doctor Coffin, in collaboration with other doctors, discovers a cure, but it has a surprisingly strong side effect.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
Downloads: 153| Votes: 9 | Score: 7.62
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4 Consignment

In the jungle the vicious man-killer is king, but what chance would a tiger have in the Times Square traffic.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
Downloads: 144| Votes: 9 | Score: 7.83
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5 The Dark Door

Harry Scott is being pursued by some things. They're not human. They're not-men. A door bangs. Footsteps tread heavy. A phone ringing. Can Doctor Webber help poor, delusional Harry?

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
Downloads: 58| Votes: - | Score: -
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6 Gold in the Sky

The rock in space was not quite a sphere, being far too tiny a bit of cosmic debris to have sufficient gravity to round off its ragged corners. One side was rough -- like a ragged mountain top that was broken off at the peak and hurled into space by an all-powerful hand. Slowly the Scout Ship edged closer, braking with forward jets. Was this it, at last -- the missing asteroid?

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
Downloads: 641| Votes: 47 | Score: 8.12
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7 Image of the Gods

An Earth colony battles for freedom.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
Downloads: 160| Votes: 15 | Score: 7.54
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8 Letter of the Law

Zeckler was a con-man, a human con-man. But he had no idea what he was up against when he decided to try to outwit the Altairians, an alien race that believes telling the truth is a weakness. Really he never had a chance.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
Downloads: 132| Votes: 10 | Score: 8.16
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9 The Link

For generations they ran from the Hunters, but the Hunters had found them again. All prepared to flee except...

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
Downloads: 290| Votes: 28 | Score: 7.18
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10 A Man Obsessed

Jeffrey Meyer had a killing on his mind. It meant nothing to him that his towering Twenty-first Century world was going mad. He shouldered aside the rising tide of narcotics-mania, the gambling fever, the insatiable lust for the irrational. Jeff had his own all-consuming obsession--Paul Conroe must die!After a five-year frenzied chase, Jeff had his victim cornered; he'd driven him into the last hideaway of the world's most desperate men--the sealed vaults of the human-vivisectionists...

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
Downloads: 124| Votes: - | Score: -
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