Source: Internet Speculative Fiction Database
y To the Galactic Rim : The John Grimes Saga I selected work   novella   short story   science fiction  
Issue Details: First known date: 2007 2007
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The Road to the Rim, A. Bertram Chandler , 1967 single work novella
Ensign John Grimes of the Federation Survey Service is fresh out of the Academy and as green as they come. After boarding the Interstellar Transport Commission's merchant spaceship Delta Orionis as a passenger bound for deep space, Grimes finds himself involved, reluctantly, in salvaging another ship which has been attacked by space pirates. It doesn't help that his decision-making process has been influenced by the more than attractive Jane Pentecost (and Grimes is as green with women as his he is as a spaceman), or as a consequence of having been put under guard as a mutineer. As much as the odds will be stacked against him, Grimes soon begins to earn his infamous reputation as a 'lucky bastard.'

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To Prime the Pump, A. Bertram Chandler , 1971 single work novel
By now a Lieutenant in the Federation Survey Service, Grimes, finds himself serving aboard the cruiser Aries bound for the planet El Dorado. Abundantly wealthy, and inhabited only by the super-rich and their android servants, the population nevertheless has an increasingly urgent problem. The men are infertile, cause unknown, and the women want someone to do something about it. After crash-landing the advance party rocket boat on a lake, Grimes meets the beautiful but haughty Princess Marlene von Stolzberg. Once again out of his depths Grimes will need every ounce of his famous luck to get him back in the good books and hopefully salvage his career prospects.



(p. 119-268)
The Hard Way Up, A. Bertram Chandler , 1972 selected work short story science fiction

A short story collection comprising: 'With Good Intentions,' 'The Subtracter' (aka 'The Minus Effect'), 'The Tin Messiah' (aka 'The Soul Machine'), 'The Sleeping Beauty,' 'The Wandering Buoy,' 'The Mountain Movers' and 'What You Know.' The collection was first published in 1972 as one half of an Ace Doubles edition (with Robert Lory's The Veiled World).

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The Broken Cycle, A. Bertram Chandler , 1975 single work novel science fiction
Newly promoted to Lieutenant Commander, John Grimes find himself assisting sky marshall Una Freeman in the attempted recovery of Delta Geminorum. Things go haywire, however, when they find temselves lost in the colossal alien spacecraft. Complicating matters is there discovery that the universe they thought they were in is their own but an alternate and that they've ebeen captured by the omnipotent force of that entire other cosmos. Grimes and the comely policewoman soon find out theat they have been selected as the only inhabitants of a Garden of Eden. But there were two serpents in this one—both of them bicycles!'

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(p. 423-553)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • New York (City), New York (State),
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      Baen Books , 2007 .
      Source: Internet Speculative Fiction Database
      Extent: 553p.
      ISBN: 1439134219, 9781439134214
    • New York (City), New York (State),
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      Baen Books , 2011 .
      Extent: 553p.
      ISBN: 9781439134214, 1439134219
    • Wake Forest, North Carolina,
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      Baen EBooks , 2011 .
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      • SKU: 9781439134214
    • New York (City), New York (State),
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      Americas,
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      Baen Books , 2012 .
      Extent: 576p.
      ISBN: 9781451638233, 145163823X
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