A Spectre Is Haunting Texas by Fritz Leiber

The novel “A Spectre Is Haunting Texas” – in some editions “spectre” is spelled “specter” – by Fritz Leiber was published for the first time in 1968. It was originally published in three parts in the magazine “Galaxy Science Fiction” and the following year it was published as a book.

Anne McCaffrey in 2005

News came of the death of American science fiction and fantasy writer Anne McCaffrey on Monday following a massive stroke at her home in Ireland. She was particularly famous for the Dragonriders of Pern series but she wrote many other stories.