Black Cat Weekly #47

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Welcome to Black Cat Weekly #47.

Another fine issue is at hand—with mysteries from Peter Lovesey (thanks to acquiring editor Barb Goffman), Laird Long (thanks to acquiring editor Michael Bracken), and classics from Christopher B. Booth, Edgar Wallace, and Nicholas Carter. (Not to mention a solve-it-yourself puzzler from Hal Charles!) On the science fiction front, we have Nisi Shawl’s excellent “Lazzrus” (thanks to acquiring editor Cynthia Ward) plus classics from George O. Smith, E.E. “Doc” Smith, and Algis Budrys. Here’s the complete lineup:

Mysteries / Suspense / Adventure:

  • “Suicide Sleep,” by Laird Long [Michael Bracken Presents short story]
  • “Boxed In,” by Hal Charles [Solve-It-Yourself Mystery]
  • Popping Round to the Post,” by Peter Lovesey [Barb Goffman Presents short story]
  • “Penny Protection,” by Christopher B. Booth [short story]
  • Chick, by Edgar Wallace [novel]
  • The Sultan’s Pearls, by Nicholas Carter [novel]

Science Fiction & Fantasy:

  • “Lazzrus,” by Nisi Shawl [Cynthia Ward Presents short story]
  • “Firegod,” by Algis Budrys [short story]
  • “Robot Nemesis,” by E.E. “Doc” Smith, Ph.D. [novelet]
  • Pattern for Conquest, by George O. Smith [novel]