Sci Fi-Arizona specializes in technologically sophisticated science fiction novels. If you like Robert Heinlein, Arthur C. Clarke, Larry Niven, Jerry Pournelle, or Tom Clancy, you will probably like Michael McCollum. If your taste runs to fantasy, stylistic experiments, or stream-of-consciousness fiction, you may not.
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And, if you like shorter fiction, you can read Michael McCollum's collected shorter work in GRIDLOCK AND OTHER STORIES, just below the free samples.
DUTY, HONOR, PLANET
A story of love, honor, courage, the Strategic Defense Initiative, and a future that never was ...
The Shroud of Turin is reputed to be the burial cloth of Jesus Christ. When a scientist analyzes the blood stains, he discovers something he would rather not have known.
Does modern life ever remind you of a bad 1950s science fiction story? You may be closer to the truth than you think!
DUTY, HONOR, PLANET -- A story of love, honor, courage, and the Strategic Defense Initiative . . .
SCOOP -- For Those Who Think Chernobyl and Three Mile Island Were Big Deals, in the Words of the Immortal Al Jolson: "You ain't seen nothin' yet!"
BEER RUN -- What if you went out for a six-pack and never came back?
GIFT -- If you think nuclear power is a dangerous way to generate electricity, then you obviously haven't considered the drawbacks of solar energy!
THE SHROUD -- The Shroud of Turin is thought by many to be the burial cloth of Jesus Christ. As such, it could represent the greatest danger Christianity has yet faced . . .
WHO WILL GUARD THE GUARDIANS? -- Immortality must be purchased for a price. Perhaps that price is too high.
LIFE PROBE -- If an alien spacecraft searching for intelligent life in the universe encountered Earth, would it think that it had found any?
MAN OF THE RENAISSANCE -- If you think nuclear weapons are difficult to build, ask yourself the following question: How successful would the Manhattan Project have been at inventing the VCR?
GRIDLOCK -- Where would you go if you had invented a time machine, but couldn't steer it?
DREAM WORLD -- Does modern life ever remind you of a bad 1950s science fiction story? You may be closer to the truth than you think!
LYSENKO'S LEGACY -- There are things in life more important than ideology. Sometimes it takes the wisdom of age to realize this simple truth. (Published on Sci Fi - Arizona for the first time.)
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