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Step to the Stars. 2004 Step to the Stars
by Philip E. High
First Edition, First Printing 2004.
Cosmos Books / Wildside Press.
Holicong?
ISBN 0809500272.
Paperback.
Cover illustration by Ron Turner.
180 pages.
Price: $15.00.

Notes
Step to the Stars, a collection of previously unpublished short stories by Philip E. High.

Published in March 2004.

Some copies, perhaps all, were issued on a ‘Print-on-Demand’ basis.

The cover gives the title of this collection as A Step to the Stars. The title lacks the ‘A’ inside the book.

Blurb – Lower Cover
WAKING NIGHTMARE!
He awoke, stretched and scratched the top of his head with his right hand. It hurt, must have a pimple there or something. Only a few seconds later his forehead tingled and he brushed at it with his left hand.

It came away smothered in blood.

What the hell! Got to get a towel or handkerchief or something. He reached forward with his right hand to throw back the bedclothes and froze.

It was not his hand.
It was not even a human hand.

The hand was brown, thin and scaly. A membrane stretched from the palm upwards to the top knuckles of the fingers, holding them together.

Long curved nails grew from the tops of the fingers and one of them was bloody.

In the strange worlds of PHILIP E. HIGH, the familiar becomes the unfamiliar and human life and experience can be transformed! Here are ten entirely new stories of space and time that will transport you to the outermost reaches of the universe.

Enter the worlds of the author’s bizarre imagination, and take a STEP TO THE STARS!

Contents
Introduction (by Philip Harbottle)
Step to the Stars
Virtual Reality
Tune Out of Time
Pioneer Plus
The Thing at the Bottom of the Garden
Awakening
Funny Farm
The Price to Pay
The Mex
Galactic Love Story

 
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