Black in Time by John Jakes
Paperback Library, 1970
Price I paid: $5
Into the time machine plunges Jomo, the black militant leader of BURN. “Revolution then” is his motto; he’s going to rearrange history so the blacks get a fair shake—or, preferably, world dominance.
But in another area of time, rabble-rousing white supremacist Billy Roy Whisk is also at work—fixing history so the slaves are never freed.
Worlds spin in and out of existence. And through the paradoxes of time, one black man is pursuing Jomo and Whisk, trying to stop them before their experiments wipe out the world—forever.
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Seven Steps to the Sun by Fred Hoyle and Geoffrey Hoyle
Fawcett Crest Books, 1970
Price I paid: 75¢
The last thing Mike Jerome remembered seeing was the taxi coming straight for him….
That was in 1969.
When Mike recovered he was in one piece, but nothing else seemed to be.
Everything had changed. The buildings were different. The cars. The people.
Mike could not understand it. Suddenly he was caught up in something beyond his control. He was lost and no one he knew was around to help.
Yes, everything had changed.
Even the year.
It was now 1979.
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Star Rogue by Lin Carter
Lancer Books, 1970
Price I paid: 90¢
There was a name, but the name was myth. The myth rode the tongues of ten billion men—and ten times ten billion not-men—on ten thousand worlds, and wherever the name was spoken, it was with awe and respect.
The secret name for the masters of space, the creatures who ruled without office, who served without reward.
The deepest mystery and the greatest power of all the myriad stars. Wherever two creatures met in fear of oppression, a silent cry to the men of that code-named organization rose in the birth of new hope. For the galaxy was Citadel…and Citadel was the galaxy!
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Assignment—Star Stealers by Edward S. Aarons
Fawcett Books, 1970
Price I paid: 75¢
Someone was hijacking satellite secrets from the Big Three. Even the Russians and the Chinese were willing to deal with Sam Durell to get them back. But Sam didn’t like the way they played. They always cheated.
So there was Sam with nothing between him and The Riddle but the naked Sahara crawling with sudden death, double dealers, and a missing bag of electronic tricks that could play havoc with the heavens.
One U.S. agent and a million dollars had already been lost in the search.
Sam figured this was one time when he’d better go it alone. Then along came Amanda…a lovely, very willing widow whose assets were literally earth-shaking.
Sam found a new way to reach the stars—and almost stumbled into eternity.
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