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The Clewiston Test

By Kate Wilhelm

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She was consumed by two passions - her husband and her medical research. Or was it first her work and then her husband?

At twenty-eight Anne had made a scientific breakthrough that would be a financial miracle for her employers. But was it safe yet to use the serum on humans? Anne found the answer - after her perfect marriage and her courage had been tested by inward conflict and the politics of power.

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  • ISBN: 9780575120013
  • Publication date: 29 Sep 2011
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  • Imprint: Gateway
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The Nevermore Affair

Kate Wilhelm
Authors:
Kate Wilhelm

OPERATION VANISHED: The plane is down somewhere off the North Carolina coast. No sign of wreckage or of survivors can be spotted. A group of this country's leading biochemists (including the brilliant, beautiful Dr. Stella Thayer) were aboard the flight. Consequently, sabotage cannot be ruled out as a cause of the disaster.That is the official report...The top-secret settlement - a fully functioning subterranean colony - is hidden somewhere in the Rocky Mountains. It is equipped with all the essentials for basic, long-term existence. Its inhabitants are a group of this country's leading biochemists (including the brilliant, beautiful Dr. Stella Thayler), and it will soon become the scene of the most bizarre, the most world-shaking scientific experiment in history - Project Nevermore...

Gateway

Better than One

Kate Wilhelm, Damon Knight
Authors:
Kate Wilhelm, Damon Knight
Gateway

Welcome, Chaos

Kate Wilhelm
Authors:
Kate Wilhelm

The more man learns, the more dangerous he becomes. The greater the civilization, the greater the chaos it eventually unleashes...If you discovered the secret of immortality, to whom would you give it? To the scientists, the politicians, the military? To the Americans? The Russians? The Chinese?If you weren't after power or money or fame but really wanted to increase human happiness, what would you do with your secret? Go underground? Run away? Pray that you might outlive civilization and be given the chance to start it all over again?And if the authorities found you, what would they do?Here is a chilling, provocative and unforgettable novel about the present and the future of mankind.

Gateway

Kate Wilhelm SF Gateway Omnibus

Kate Wilhelm
Authors:
Kate Wilhelm

Kate Wilhelm has a reputation as one of the 20th century's finest SF writers. Winner of the Hugo Award for Where Late the Sweet Birds Sang, she has produced an impressive body of work in the fields of SF and crime, and - along with her late husband, Damon Knight - has had a profound influence beyond her writing, through the Milford and Clarion Science Fiction Writers' Workshops. This omnibus contains novels The Clewiston Test and Welcome, Chaos and story collection The Infinity Box. THE CLEWISTON TEST: Anne Clewiston would soon be hailed as a miracle worker. She had almost perfected the formula for a drug which would banish all pain from the world. The Lab tests went on; the caged apes were thriving, all the results positive. The next step - humans. Then, one night, a chimpanzee went berserk...THE INFINITY BOX: A man's eerie ability to enter - and control - the mind of a vulnerable young woman turns into a sexual nightmare...A hack writer with fading skills finds his soap operas foretelling the future...His retirement present, a watch, takes a man back into his own past...American soldiers attack the wrong country - their own!WELCOME, CHAOS: Lyle is asked to spy on Saul Werther, who is thought to be a drug dealer. She finds him charming but realises she has been set up...Saul has developed a major breakthrough in the medical world which he is keeping secret, and Lyle has been sent there to uncover his secrets...

Gateway

Crazy Time

Kate Wilhelm
Authors:
Kate Wilhelm

Why is Lauren Steele being followed around by a mysterious red-haired ghost? Why is the Pentagon after her? And why doesn't anyone believe her?As a psychologist at the Waycross Clinic in Seattle, she has enough problems. Her clients never seem to listen to anything she says, and her co-workers could use extensive counseling themselves. The last thing she needs is an obnoxious figment of her own imagination showing up at the least opportune moments.But Daniel ("Corky") Corcoran is actually the victim of a fault experimental laser, having been accidentally "dispersed" when the device misfired during a demonstration. He has literally gathered his wits about him by focusing on the last person he saw - Lauren. The trouble is, Corky's attempts at communication only convince Lauren that she is going crazy.Add to this one paranoid colonel from the Pentagon who is convinced that both Corky and Lauren are Soviet spies, and you have a mix of zany and colourful characters caught up in a plot that is quintessential Wilhelm.

Gateway

Oh, Susannah!

Kate Wilhelm
Authors:
Kate Wilhelm
Gateway

Listen, Listen

Kate Wilhelm
Authors:
Kate Wilhelm
Gateway

Children of the Wind

Kate Wilhelm
Authors:
Kate Wilhelm
Gateway

And the Angels Sing

Kate Wilhelm
Authors:
Kate Wilhelm
Gateway

Abyss: Two Novellas

Kate Wilhelm
Authors:
Kate Wilhelm
Gateway

The Downstairs Room

Kate Wilhelm
Authors:
Kate Wilhelm
Gateway

City of Cain

Kate Wilhelm
Authors:
Kate Wilhelm

"My lover, my protector, my friend, my doctor, my brother - they're all killing me."Peter Roos cannot help knowing the thoughts of those around him. A rare physical condition has given him that power. Now he has "heard" about the government's secret plan to give up control of America to the military - to build an underground city for themselves in the event of a nuclear attack. Unfortunately for Roos, the government knows he knows. And the project's sponsors - including his senator brother - have no choice.They must get him out of the way - permanently!

Gateway

The Mile-Long Spaceship

Kate Wilhelm
Authors:
Kate Wilhelm

A collection of short stories from the award-winning author, Kate Wilhelm. Contains the following:The Mile-Long Spaceship Fear Is a Cold Black Jenny with Wings A Is for Automation Gift from the Stars No Light in the Window One for the Road Andover and the Android The Man without a Planet The Apostolic Travelers The Last Days of the Captain

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The Killer Thing

Kate Wilhelm
Authors:
Kate Wilhelm

PROGRAMMED FOR DESTRUCTION In a way, they were the same, the man and the machine. Both had been ordered to do one thing - kill. The robot had been created to wreak revenge on the humans who had brutally conquered its planet. The man was the product of years of training by an Earth that had set out to take over the Universe. Now the two faced each other in the icy reaches of the galaxy. The robot, with its calculating machine of a brain, its impenetrable force shield, its deadly laser beam. The man, with the kind of nerve that refused to admit the odds against survival...

Gateway

A Sense of Shadow

Kate Wilhelm
Authors:
Kate Wilhelm
Gateway

Huysman's Pets

Kate Wilhelm
Authors:
Kate Wilhelm

Stanley Huysman was a Nobel laureate whose visionary theories of his later years, bridging biology and physics, came to be labelled crackpot ideas. The true genius of these experiments became clear only when Huysman's widow called on Drew Lancaster to write the scientist's biography. As Drew deciphers the man's notes, to crack the code of government-funded projects and the secrecy of Huysman's unscrupulous assistant, it is revealed that the great man actually achieved what he set out to do. By genetic manipulation, he induced telepathy in his subjects. But Dohemy is now holding those subjects' children prisoner, and it is only their extraordinary powers that can save them.

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The Infinity Box

Kate Wilhelm
Authors:
Kate Wilhelm

Suppose you could enter the mind of a beautiful woman; see what she sees, feel what she feels, and control her completely. Suppose you could turn back the hands of your watch, and relive your life. Suppose the stories you wrote kept coming true.

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Somerset Dreams and Other Fictions

Kate Wilhelm
Authors:
Kate Wilhelm

Eight short stories by the author of Where Late the Sweet Birds Sang. The title piece plus The Encounter; Planet Story; Mrs Bagley Goes to Mars; Symbiosis; Ladies and Gentlemen, This Is Your Crisis; The Hounds; and State of Grace.

Gateway

Let the Fire Fall

Kate Wilhelm
Authors:
Kate Wilhelm

The alien spaceship landed in a cornfield. Its crew died rapidly, leaving only one survivor - a baby, conceived on an unknown world, carried in its mother's womb across space and delivered even as the mother died on a hostile Earth.But the alien woman had given birth to more than a child. With her last act she had bequeathed to the Earth that hated her and her kind decades of turmoil and strife that would come close to tearing the whole planet apart.

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Margaret and I

Kate Wilhelm
Authors:
Kate Wilhelm