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Murray Leinster


(William Fitzgerald Jenkins)
USA (1896 - 1975)

aka Will F Jenkins

"Murray Leinster" was the pen name of William Fitzgerald Jenkins — an author whose career spanned the first six decades of the 20th Century. From mystery and adventure stories in the earliest years to science fiction in his later years, he worked steadily and at a highly professional level of craftsmanship longer than most writers of his generation. He won a Hugo Award in 1956 for his novelet “Exploration Team,” and in 1995 the Sidewise Award for Alternate History took its name from his classic story, “Sidewise in Time.” His last original work appeared in 1967.
 
Novels
Scalps: A Murder MysteryMurder MadnessMurder Will OutThe Murder of the USA
Two-Gun ShowdownFight for LifeThe Last Space ShipWanted Dead Or Alive
Fighting Horse ValleyThe Kid DeputyThe UnknownSpace Platform
Space TugThe Black GalaxyThe Brain-StealersThe Forgotten Planet
Gateway to ElsewhereOperation: Outer SpaceOutlaw DeputyThe Other Side of Here
Colonial SurveyCity on the MoonWar with the GizmosFour from Planet 5
The Monster from Earth's EndThe Pirates of ZanMen Into SpaceCreatures of the Abyss
The Wailing AsteroidOperation TerrorTalents, IncorporatedThe Duplicators
The Greks Bring GiftsInvaders of SpaceThe Other Side of NowhereThe Aliens
Checkpoint LambdaGet Off My World!Space CaptainMiners in the Sky
Space GypsiesSidewise in TimeQuarantine WorldSand Doom
 
Omnibus
A Sense of WonderPlague Ship / Lani People / Operation TerrorTyrants of Time / Pariah PlanetStar Struck: Star Born & Operation Outer Space
 
Collections
The Ultimate Invader: And Other Science-FictionOut of this WorldMonsters and SuchTwists in Time
The Moon EraBest of Murray LeinsterFirst Contacts: The Essential Murray LeinsterPlanets of Adventure
The Runaway Skyscraper and Other Tales from the PulpsThe God Machine and 4 Other Sci-Fi Masterpieces From the Golden Age
 
Novellas
A Logic Named JoeThe Runaway SkyscraperLong Ago, Far AwayThe Fifth-Dimension Tube
 
Series contributed to
Land of the GiantsThe Hot SpotUnknown Danger
 
Anthologies edited
12 Twelve Amazing Science Fiction Stories Of The 50's and 60's
 
Anthologies containing stories by Murray Leinster
The Other Side of the MoonMen against the StarsThe Best Science Fiction StoriesFar Boundaries
The Outer ReachesStories for TomorrowSpectrum 3A Sense of Wonder
The Future MakersOne Hundred Years of Science Fiction14 Great Tales of ESPScience Fiction Hall of Fame Volume 1
The Great SF Stories 7: 1945The Great SF Stories 10: 1948Machines That KillAnimal Brigade 3000
The Good Old StuffThe Young Oxford Book of Aliens
 
Short stories
The Devil of East Lupton
The Plants
The Mole Pirate (1934)
Sidewise in Time [short story] (1934)
The Fourth Dimensional Demonstrator (1935)
Proxima Centauri (1935)
Uneasy Home-coming (1935) (as by Will F Jenkins)
The Wabbler (1942)
De Profundis (1945)
The Ethical Equations (1945)
First Contact (1945)
Pipeline to Pluto (1945)
The Power (1945)
A Logic Named Joe (1946) (as by Will F Jenkins)
Symbiosis (1947)
The Strange Case of John Kingman (1948)
Cure for a Ylith (1949)
Doomsday Deferred (1949) (as by Will F Jenkins)
The Life-Work of Professor Muntz (1949)
The Lonely Planet (1949)
Nobody Saw the Ship (1950)
If You Was a Moklin (1951)
Keyhole (1951)
The Other Now (1951)
The Castaway (1953)
The Little Terror (1953) (as by Will F Jenkins)
Sam, This Is You (1955)
Scrimshaw (1955)
Exploration Team (1956)Hugo
The Leader (1960)
Plague on Kryder II (1964)
The Great Catastrophe (1998)
To All Fat Policemen (1998)


Awards
Hugo winner (1956) : Exploration Team
Hugo Best Novel nominee (1960) : The Pirates of Zan



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