Murray Leinster

Space Tug


Read by Mark Nelson


Joe Kenmore heard the airlock close with a sickening wheeze and then a clank. In desperation he turned toward Haney. "My God, we've bee…

The Forgotten Planet


Read by Richard Kilmer


The "forgotten" planet had been seeded for life, first with microbes and later with plants and insects. A third expedition, intend…

Operation Terror


Read by Mark Nelson


An unidentified space ship lands in a Colorado lake. Equipped with a paralyzing ray weapon, the creatures begin taking human prisoners. A lo…

Creatures of the Abyss


Read by Mark Nelson


Orejas de ellos, "the things that listen", whispered the superstitious fishermen when the strange occurrences began off the Philip…

Operation: Outer Space


Read by Mark Nelson


Jed Cochrane is about to take off on man's first interstellar voyage. His mission: Make sure it's good television! (Introduction by Mark Nel…

Space Platform


Read by Mark Nelson


SPACE PLATFORM tells the exciting story of a young man helping to build this first station. With scientific accuracy and imagination Murray …

The Pirates of Ersatz


Read by Elliott Miller


Bron is the offspring of infamous space pirates but instead of following in the family footsteps he decides to become an electronic engineer…

Talents, Incorporated


Read by Mark Nelson


Bors felt as if he'd been hit over the head. This was ridiculous! He'd planned and carried out the destruction of that warship because the i…

The Aliens


Read by tabithat


The human race was expanding through the galaxy ... and so, they knew, were the Aliens. When two expanding empires meet ... war is inevitabl…

Short Mystery Story Collection 003


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Librivox’s Short Mystery Story Collection 003: a collection of 10 short works of mysterious fiction in the public domain read by a group of …

The Wailing Asteroid


Read by Mark Nelson


There was no life on the asteroid, but the miles of rock-hewn corridors through which the earth party wandered left no doubt about the purpo…

The Mad Planet


Read by Roger Melin


It is 30,000 years following dramatically changed climate conditions on earth which had let massive amounts of carbon dioxide belch from the…

The Machine that Saved the World


Read by Phil Chenevert


They were broadcasts from nowhere--sinister emanations flooding in from space--smashing any receiver that picked them up. What defense could…

The Red Dust


Read by Phil Chenevert


You who have read "The Mad Planet" by Murray Leinster, will welcome the sequel to that story. The world, in a far distant future, …

Pariah Planet (version 2)


Read by Mark Nelson


When the blue plague appeared on the planet of Dara, fear struck nearby worlds. The fear led to a hate that threatened the lives of millions…

The Hate Disease


Read by Gregg Margarite (1957-2012)


Dr. Calhoun and his pet tormal Murgatroyd work for the Interstellar Medical Service making routine public health inspections on far-flung co…

Planet of Dread


Read by Phil Chenevert


Humans have expanded to myriads of worlds throughout the galaxies but they have found that the only way for colonies to be self sustaining, …

Murder Madness


Read by Richard Kilmer


Murder Madness! Seven Secret Service men had completely disappeared. Another had been found a screaming, homicidal maniac, whose fingers wri…

This World Is Taboo


Read by Mark F. Smith


Calhoun is an Interstellar Medical Serviceman, and he's needed on Dara. Trouble is: Dara is forbidden. Taboo. And breaking quarantine will m…

Short Science Fiction Collection 047


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This is a collection of science fiction short stories.

Tanks


Read by Phil Chenevert


Tanks and the future of war is what Murray Leinster speculates about in this story. Written in the 1920's he observed the terrible new inven…

The Runaway Skyscraper


Read by Gregg Margarite (1957-2012)


Arthur Chamberlain has problems. His one-man engineering firm is faltering and his pretty secretary Estelle barely notices him. But these pr…

Nightmare Planet


Read by Zachary Brewster-Geisz


In science-fiction, as in all categories of fiction, there are stories that are so outstanding from the standpoint of characterization, conc…

Pariah Planet


Read by Phil Chenevert


When the blue plague appeared on the planet of Dara, fear struck nearby worlds. The fear led to a hate that threatened the lives of million…

Med Ship Man


Read by Mark Nelson


Join Space Medical Service officer Calhoun and his sidekick Murgatroyd the tormal on another exciting adventure, this time on what should be…

Short Science Fiction Collection 042


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Science Fiction is speculative literature that generally explores the consequences of ideas which are roughly consistent with nature and sci…

The Ambulance Made Two Trips


Read by Phil Chenevert


Big Jake Connors is taking over his town through violence, inimidation and bribery but Detective Sergeant Fitzgerald can only grind his teet…

Short Science Fiction Collection 043


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Science Fiction is speculative literature that generally explores the consequences of ideas which are roughly consistent with nature and sci…

Short Science Fiction Collection 028


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Science Fiction is speculative literature that generally explores the consequences of ideas which are roughly consistent with nature and sci…

Short Science Fiction Collection 027


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Science Fiction is speculative literature that generally explores the consequences of ideas which are roughly consistent with nature and sci…

Short Science Fiction Collection 049


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Science fiction is a genre encompassing imaginative works that take place in this world or that of the author’s creation where anything is p…

Short Science Fiction Collection 055


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Science fiction is a genre encompassing imaginative works that take place in this world or that of the author’s creation where anything is p…

Short Science Fiction Collection 059


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Science fiction is a genre encompassing imaginative works that take place in this world or that of the author’s creation where anything is p…

Juju


Read by David Wales


A 1919 pulp-press tale of deepest darkest Africa. - Summary by david wales

"The Street of Magnificent Dreams"



Couples walk together dreaming magnificent dreams, passing others who are older but have not yet achieved the stuff their dreams were once m…