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By: Richard

Thu, 14 Jan 2010 18:40:52 +0000

Wow. Thanks, George. I ordered the omnibus volume with the first three in it that Sally mentioned above. If I like that, I can go on to the next two omnibus volumes, which will get me through 9 of them. I wonder when I'll have TIME for these?

By: George Kelley

Thu, 14 Jan 2010 18:13:45 +0000

No, Rick, not another book...14 more books! Sector General 1. Hospital Station (1962) 2. Star Surgeon (1963) 3. The Aliens Among Us (1964) 4. Major Operation (1971) 5. Futures Past (1977) 6. Ambulance Ship (1979) 7. Sector General (1983) 8. Star Healer (1984) 9. Code Blue - Emergency (1987) 10. The Genocidal Healer (1992) 11. The Galactic Gourmet (1996) 12. Final Diagnosis (1997) 13. Mind Changer (1998) 14. Double Contact (1999)

By: Richard

Thu, 14 Jan 2010 16:55:10 +0000

Okay, ANOTHER book / author to add to "The List".

By: George Kelley

Thu, 14 Jan 2010 16:36:12 +0000

Yes, the Jame White Sector General series has some elements of Leinster's MED SHIP series. The main difference is that the Med Ship travels to troubled planets and in the Sector General series, the sick patients travel to the space hospital. If you like one series, you're likely to enjoy the other series, too.

By: Richard

Thu, 14 Jan 2010 16:18:47 +0000

George, are the James White books at all reminiscent of Leinster's Med Series stuff?

By: George Kelley

Thu, 14 Jan 2010 15:12:35 +0000

You're going to like those medical SF books by James White, Sally. If you're interested in more medical SF, you might try Murray Leinster's MED SHIP.

By: sally906

Thu, 14 Jan 2010 10:49:15 +0000

I am reading a 3 book omnibus by James White called Beginning Operation - it has his first 3 books in his Sector General series. I am enjoying the first one - which is a series of short stories called Hospital Station

By: Carl V.

Thu, 14 Jan 2010 05:53:42 +0000

Burroughs definitely counts, the John Carter series is certainly SF, and some darn fun SF at that! Did you enjoy Snake Agent. I really did when I read it a few years back. Enjoyed the second in the series, though not quite as much as Snake Agent. I have the next two but have not read them.

By: Richard

Thu, 14 Jan 2010 00:48:15 +0000

I'm counting SNAKE AGENT, reviewed yesterday which is SF-mystery-occult-fantasy, and I'm reading Christopher Anvil right now. So 2 for me also.

By: Drongo

Wed, 13 Jan 2010 21:46:17 +0000

Already on it. The first two novels I read this year were THE DAY THEY H-BOMBED LOS ANGELES, a 1959 piece of pulp by Robert Moore Williams, and ONE SECOND AFTER, a 2009 story about the U.S. getting attacked. I'm about to start HUNT THROUGH THE CRADLE OF FEAR by Charles Ardai. Not quite sf, but it has elements of the fantastic about it.