WorldCat Identities

Tubb, E. C.

Works: 218 works in 689 publications in 6 languages and 7,570 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Science fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Thrillers (Fiction)  Western fiction  History  Spy fiction  Military history 
Roles: Author, Creator, Bibliographic antecedent, Singer, Translator, Narrator, Contributor
Classifications: PR6070.U17, 823.914
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about E. C Tubb
Most widely held works by E. C Tubb
S.T.A.R. flight by E. C Tubb( Book )

14 editions published between 1969 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Kaltich invaders are cruelly prolonging their Earthmen serfs' lives and denying them the secret of instantaneous space travel, so desperately needed by the barbaric, overpopulated Earth. While the Kaltichs strip Earth of its riches, the Secret Terran Armed Resistance movement, STAR, opposes them - but it's only their agent, Martin Preston, who can possibly steal the alien's secrets. If he fails, billions of people will starve - with no place to go to except to their graves
The gold seekers by E. C Tubb( Book )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mark Young, ex-captain of the Confederate Army, agrees to guide a wagon train across the wastes to the goldfields of California. However, the wagon boss, Walt Shaw, begins to hate Young and his obvious attraction to pretty Shelia Blake. Discord and rivalry between the two men hamper the train's progress. But worse is to come: Indian attack, water shortages, and a desperate struggle to cross the hostile, mountainous terrain in time to beat the encroaching winter
Death is a dream by E. C Tubb( Book )

12 editions published between 1967 and 2011 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sam Falkirk, Captain in the World Police stationed at the World Council in New York, investigates the death of Angelo Augustine, a Council employee. Superficially a parcel courier, Angelo had also spied for Senator Rayburn, whose power-hungry plan is the destruction of the Orient. Meanwhile, Senator Sucamari of the Japanese legation has a deadly plan himself, involving a parcel containing a Buddha coated with enough bacteria to cause a plague across the Americas. When the parcel is stolen can Falkirk find the criminal in time?
Moon base by E. C Tubb( Book )

12 editions published between 1964 and 2007 in English and French and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Felix Larsen is sent to the British lunar station to invesitgate possible treason, but after falling ill and waking from a drugged sleep, he must be very cautious because his secret may have been exposed
Toyman by E. C Tubb( Book )

17 editions published between 1969 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Space-wanderer Earl Dumarest is on the planet Toy, hoping he'll get information on the whereabouts of Earth, his lost home world. But nothing is given freely there and he must fight in the Toy Games to gain the information he needs. He's forced to be like a tin soldier in a vast nursery with a spoiled child in command - but there's nothing playful about the Games on Toy. Everything is only too real: pain, wounds, blood - and death ..."--Publisher's description
The space-born : complete and unabridged by E. C Tubb( Book )

20 editions published between 1956 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jay West was a killer -- he had to be. No human kindness could swerve him from duty, because the ironclad law of the Space Ship was that no one ever must live past forty. But how could he fulfill his next assignment -- the murder of his sweetheart's father? Yet, how could he not do it? The old had to make way for the new generations. There was no air, no food, and no room for the old
The luck machine by E. C Tubb( Book )

9 editions published between 1980 and 2011 in English and Italian and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The world is surrounded by intangible energies of which man has little knowledge. Electricity, once an unsuspected natural force, is now a known reality ... so why not luck? Once recognised as an actual force, the next step is to construct a machine to harness its forces. However, if one person attracts good luck, another is due for bad luck. And when the Luck Machine falls into the wrong hands, the inventors wish they'd stuck to rabbits' feet and black cats ..."--Publisher description
Sands of destiny by E. C Tubb( Book )

8 editions published between 1955 and 2011 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Africa the Foreign Legion stands between the tribesmen with their dreams of the Great Jehad, and the traders and colonists of the peaceful settlements. Secret agent Lieutenant Crispin de Corville discovers a treacherous plot to unite the tribes and wrest arms from the Legion. Fighting his way across the desert, Corville, while in disguise, must learn the tribesmen's plans as he conveys two women to safety ... realising that the sands of the desert are indeed the 'Sands of Destiny'
Stardeath by E. C Tubb( Book )

9 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Ships disappear within hyperspace, victims of faster than light travel. But when a lost ship is found, the wreckage reveals that a terrible event has occurred. The lucky ones on the lost ship are dead. The others, turned inside out in a gruesome parody of human beings, are still alive. Captain Kurt Varl commands the mission to discover the cause of this disaster - but the enemy is unknown and Varl must use himself as bait to discover what happened."--Publisher description
The first shot by E. C Tubb( Book )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six years earlier the Circle Bar had been thriving, but now Rex saw an impoverished ranch, his brother missing and there were enemies all around. Could Rex find his missing brother? Whatever the outcome, death would stalk the range
The captive by E. C Tubb( Book )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Don Thorpe, a desert-wise Westerner, is asked by General Colman to undertake a mission for the Union forces to find the train laden with Californian gold which would buy arms for the beleaguered South. Don accepts the dangerous mission and on the way to Fort Gorman rescues a beautiful girl and her fiance from an Indian attack. But then he's captured. How will he escape and betray the South and yet retain the affections of a Southern girl?
Tomorrow by E. C Tubb( Book )

9 editions published between 1954 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seemingly with inside help, three men break into the laboratories of Atomic Power Inc., killing three guards and stealing a new formula for the control of atomic fission. However, the intruders are caught on camera, and one of them bears the dark streak of an indelible brand across his forehead - the debtor's mark! Private investigator Jim Carter knows that mark well, but in accepting the case to share the reward money with his informant - he's already marked for death
Escape into space by E. C Tubb( Book )

10 editions published between 1969 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Geldray, working for the government in building a starship, fears world destruction. So he privately plans to make the vessel a colonising project. Meanwhile, power-crazed Edward Smith intends to destroy all obstacles in his way - including Geldray, project Star and the politician Melgrath's reputation - in order to take over the government. Realising Smith's intentions, Geldray's last act is to launch the starship. Will the ship's crew succeed in escaping into space to find a new home amongst the stars?
Cauldron of violence by E. C Tubb( Book )

4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young Colin Bowman, orphaned after an Indian attack, is left homeless and alone. But the Civil War beckons and Colin, fighting for the victorious Union army, finds adventure learning the art of war. After the conflict, Colin's adventures continue, guiding Sam Curtway and his daughter Julia's train safely through Indian country. Colin learns the value of love, and when Indians attack, lives hang in the balance. Now he must settle old scores and move on to a new life
Trail blazers by E. C Tubb( Book )

7 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a trail was needed to supply the meat-starved North and East, Gregg Halmar, veteran of the Civil War, was chosen as trail blazer. Pushing through deserts and Indian territory meant facing a constant gamle with death. For a thousand miles, Halmar led the cattle to the North, fighting outlaws, Indians and nature. It was men like Halmar who turned the West into what it is today
The green helix by E. C Tubb( Book )

5 editions published between 1952 and 2014 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Spaceships, including the Jason, the Starbird and the Invincible, had disappeared into hyperspace - never to return. Everyone assumed that their disappearances were due to mechanical failure. But then the Invincible was found deserted, drifting in space, six months after vanishing. The ship's engines were undamaged, the hull intact - but there was no sign of life aboard - no trace of its crew or the two hundred passengers. What had happened? Was it something or somebody out there in hyperspace?"--Publisher description
Tide of death by E. C Tubb( Book )

5 editions published between 1954 and 2014 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

England was starving when cheap power could have saved her ... power that would have been available if the League of Peace had not forbidden atomic research. But two scientists ignore the ban and launch an experiment. However, the experiment succeeds too well: it gets out of hand, spreading a tide of black death across the country, and threatens the whole planet. Neil Hammond, a secret agent for the League of Peace, is sent to investigate, and uncovers a terrifying secret
The price of freedom by E. C Tubb( Book )

5 editions published between 1953 and 2014 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When his wife is murdered, the victim of an assassin's bullet, businessman Dell Weston soon finds his life is falling apart. Betrayed by his partner, he loses control of his company, and descends into the lower strata of a dog-eat-dog society. Somehow, Dell manages to survive long enough to question the very fabric of civilization - and the role played by the mysterious figures in grey - the Arbitrators
Footsteps of angels by E. C Tubb( Book )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Empire builder Max Feyman had ruthlessly gained control of an invention called the "zipdrive," a system of ultra-fast space travel. But his world is shattered when his daughter Celia, holidaying on the moon, is suddenly rendered unable to walk or speak -- dependent on others to remain alive. Then, across the solar system, others are also struck down. Feyman must find a cure for the mysterious affliction that threatens not only the life of his only daughter -- but also humanity itself!
Enemy of the state by E. C Tubb( Book )

7 editions published between 1956 and 2013 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Security Services in the West are jittery with the renewal of the Cold War. Civilization has grown complex and vulnerable to an internal enemy. An act of sabotage could be unleashed on a massive scale - an atom bomb can be carried in a suitcase ... This nightmare is realised when an enemy agent plants an atom bomb, set to detonate imminently. It must be located and deactivated, before thousands die and an entire town becomes radioactive ash
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The gold seekers
Death is a dreamThe space-born : complete and unabridgedThe luck machineThe first shotThe captiveEscape into spaceCauldron of violenceTrail blazers
Alternative Names

controlled identityAdams, Chuck

controlled identityClarkson, J. F., 1919-2010

controlled identityFarrow, James S., 1919-2010

controlled identityFenner, James R., 1919-2010

controlled identityGrey, Charles, 1919-2010

controlled identityHolt, George, 1919-2010

controlled identityJackson, E. F., 1919-2010

controlled identityKern, Gregory

controlled identityLandry, Brett, 1919-2010

controlled identityMaddox, Carl, 1919-2010

controlled identityPowers, M. L., 1919-2010

controlled identitySchofield, Paul, 1919-2010

controlled identitySheldon, Roy

controlled identitySteven, John, 1919-2010

controlled identityStorm, Eric, 1919-2010

controlled identityThomson, Edward, 1919-2010

controlled identityWeight, Frank, 1919-2010

Adams, Chuck

Adams, Chuck 1919-2010

Allen, Stuart 1919-2010

Armstrong, Anthony 1919-2010

Bain, Ted 1919-2010

Beecham, Alice 1919-2010

Cary, Jud 1919-2010

Cary, Julian 1919-2010

Clarkson, J. F

Clarkson, J. F. 1919-2010

E. C. Tubb

E. C. Tubb britischer Science-Fiction-Autor


Edwin Charles Tubb britisk skribent

Edwin Charles Tubb Brits schrijver (1919-2010)

Edwin Charles Tubb brittisk författare

Edwin Charles Tubb écrivain britannique

Edwin Charles Tubb scrittore britannico

Farrow, James 1919-2010

Farrow, James S

Fenner, James R

Graham, Charles S. 1919-2010

Grey, Charles

Guthrie, Alan 1919-2010

Holt, George

Holt, George 1919-2010

Jackson, E. F

Jackson, E. F. 1919-2010

Kent, Gordon 1919-2010

Kern, Gregory 1919-2010

Landry, Brett

Landry, Brett 1919-2010

Lantry, Mike 1919-2010

Lawrence, P. 1919-2010

Lowam, Ron 1919-2010

Maddox, Carl

Maddox, Carl 1919-2010

Martyn, Philip 1919-2010

Powers, M. L

Powers, M. L. 1919-2010

Shaw, Brian 1919-2010

Steven, John

Stevens, John 1919-2010

Storm, Eric

Storm, Eric 1919-2010

Thomson, Edward

Thomson, Edward 1919-2010

Tubb, E. C.

Tubb, E. C. 1919-...

Tubb, Edwin Charles

Tubb, Edwin Charles 1919-

Tubb, Edwin Charles 1919-2010

Wainwright, Ken 1919-2010

Weight, Frank

Weight, Frank 1919-2010

West, Douglas 1919-2010

Wilding, Eric 1919-2010

Е. С. Тъб

ادوین چارلز توب

タブ, E. C