Lease to Doomsday

Cover image for

Download


Author: Lee Archer
Published: 1956
Language: English
Wordcount: 6,486 / 26 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 93
LoC Category: PZ
Audiobook: librivox.org
Downloads: 1,421
Added to site: 2008.12.03
mnybks.net#: 22759
Origin: gutenberg.org

The twins were a rare team indeed. They wanted to build a printing plant on a garbage dump. When Muldoon asked them why, their answer was entirely logical:''Because we live here.''

Show Excerpt

rning. Deena and Muldoon seldom saw each other during the middle of the week; they were her busy days and she needed the nights for complete rest. But he had called her and asked to see her. They were at dinner in a small Italian place close to her apartment.

He had briefly brought her up to date on what had happened since she had seen him last, and was at the moment finishing the last of the lasagna he had ordered.

"They're phonies, honey, real phonies," he said. "I'll bet my last buck on that."

She was looking at the last piece of steak on her plate. With an almost defiant gesture she speared it and put it in her mouth.

"Atta girl," he said.

"Mind your own business," she said. "How do you mean they're phonies?"

"I spent all Monday investigating them!"

"A fine way to make a dollar," she said. "What do you care who they are?"

He gave her a knowing smile. "That's my fat-headed girl. Like to visit me in a nice jail, wouldn't you? One with a presti

Reviews

Average Rating of 3.7 from 3 reviews: ****
2012.12.01
Sardo Weems
**...

A pulp science fiction story from 1956. The mysterious twins need a large section of real estate for their nefarious plans. It's up to a two-fisted realtor to save the Earth.

Strictly an adventure story with cardboard characters and no real science. The only woman is the love interest and doesn't figure in the plot at all.

2008.12.27
Bill
*****

Fast and entertaining reading with an odd twist.

2008.12.05
ilikerobots
****.

Decent story with an unusual premise.


(Promote your book here)

Featured Books

Cover image for Lease to Doomsday by Lee Archer - Free eBook

Who Murdered Mr. Malone?

Garden Girls Christian Cozy Mystery Series Book 1
Hope Callaghan

Who Murdered Mr. Malone? Book 1 of the Garden G... Read more

Cover image for Lease to Doomsday by Lee Archer - Free eBook

Phantasia

Book One: Into the Rain
M.U. Riyadad

After finding the body of a dragon in a metalli... Read more

Cover image for Lease to Doomsday by Lee Archer - Free eBook

Fearsome

Fearsome Series Book 1
S.A. Wolfe

*This is a stand-alone book in the Fearsome Ser... Read more

Cover image for Lease to Doomsday by Lee Archer - Free eBook

Nano Contestant

Episode 1: Whatever It Takes
Leif Sterling

Fans of the Hunger Games and Sci-Fi Thrillers will... Read more

Cover image for Lease to Doomsday by Lee Archer - Free eBook

Anais of Brightshire

The Blood Mage Chronicles Book 1
Jamie Wilson

While rumors of monsters rising in the south bring... Read more

Cover image for Lease to Doomsday by Lee Archer - Free eBook

Sound of Sirens

Tales of Skylge #1
Jen Minkman

On the island of Skylge, electricity is only fo... Read more

(advanced)
login | register

User ID

Password

reset password

Help ManyBooks by sharing this page!

See it as donating a moment of your social media time, every little thing helps us improve and stay online.

Popular in This Genre

The list of books below is based on the weekly downloads by our users regardless of eReader device or file format.

Clarimonde
by Théophile Gautier
The Spy
by Richard Harding Davis
The Call of Cthulhu
by H. P. Lovecraft
In the Year 2889
by Jules Verne
The Machine Stops
by E.M. Forster
The Willows
by Algernon Blackwood
Eve's Diary
by Mark Twain
The Most Dangerous Game
by Richard Connell

See more popular titles from this genre.