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The Doppler Effect - And Other Stories - cover

The Doppler Effect - And Other Stories

Allen Steele

Publisher: Positronic Publishing

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Summary

THREE SHORT NOVELS OF SCIENCE FICTION SUSPENSE

  

  From the Hugo-winning author of Coyote, Arkwright, and Avengers of the Moon come three novellas that combine science fiction, mystery, and crime:

  The Doppler Effect -- Never before published, a satirical short novel about how a disgraced college professor and a young prodigy perpetrate the greatest scientific hoax in history: faking an alien signal from outer space.

  Frogheads -- A private investigator travels to a Venus that never was in search of a missing youth, and discovers a crime against the planet's native race ... and how those natives exact revenge of their own.

  Einstein's Shadow -- In an alternative timeline, a detective is given a dangerous assignment: protect Albert Einstein and his wife as they defect from Nazi Germany to the United States aboard a colossal transatlantic airliner.

  The Washington Post has called Allen Steele "a master of science fiction intrigue." This new collection proves again the reasons why.

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