Category Archives: Science Fiction

Short-Stories from “Invisible Men,” (1960) Edited by Basil Davenport. Part Three. Reviewed by Jeff Baker.

Basil Davenport’s Invisible Men (Part Three) Slesar and LeBlanc By Jeff Baker   Continuing my review of the stories in the 1960 anthology “Invisible Men,” edited by Basil Davenport. As promised last time; two tales of mystery. “The Invisible Prisoner” … Continue reading

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Short Stories from “Invisible Men,” 1960; Edited by Basil Davenport. Reviewed by Jeff Baker.

Basil Davenport’s Invisible Men; a review by Jeff Baker Part One: London, Collier, Pratt, Wells and de Camp   I stumbled across Basil Davenport’s 1960 paperback anthology “Invisible Men” around 1975, at a used bookstore in Albuquerque, NM. I’ve liked … Continue reading

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Surf’s Up! “Impact Zone” by Jeff Baker for Friday Flash Fics (February 28, 2020.)

Impact Zone By Jeff Baker   “Wow! Look at that sky!” Kendrick said, hoisting his surfboard a little higher as he walked along the beach. “Yeah,” Brent said, balancing his board under his arm. “Think this is the place?” “Just … Continue reading

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Day Of the Dark Earth; Friday Flash Fics by Jeff Baker (February 21, 2020)

The Day of the Dark Earth By Jeff Baker I had my first kiss when I was sixteen years old under the Greek columns in the middle of summer. I remember the place; there aren’t a lot of Greek columns … Continue reading

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Called Out for Friday Flash Fics by Jeff Baker. January 24, 2020.

Buddy Montcrief is Called Out By Jeff Baker   Sure I remember the Wilkins League. Hell, I played in the damn thing from the time I was nineteen until I messed my leg up in ’28, just after I turned … Continue reading

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The Fiery Eye by Jeff Baker for Friday Flash Fics, January 18, 2020.

The Fiery Eye By Jeff Baker   “All right, Arden said. “What do you see?” “Uh, nothing,” I said. “I mean, you, holding a marble, and the dark room behind you, and…” “What kind of marble? Describe it.” “It’s…clear. About … Continue reading

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Tea And Enmity by Jeff baker for Cait Gordon’s Flash Fiction Draw Challenge, January 14, 2020.

Tea And Enmity By Jeff Baker   I followed Luc down the narrow stone stairway into the dark interior of the ancient castle, lit by the flashlight beams generated by my revulator and by the greenish glow of the device … Continue reading

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