The Methodist Bobcat: 27 Classic Science Fiction & Fantasy StoriesArdath Mayhar
science fiction, fantasy, horror, short stories
The Methodist Bobcat: 27 Classic Science Fiction and Fantasy Stories.
Twenty-seven scintillating stories of science fiction, fantasy, and horror, all but two of which are published here for the first time.
"Ardath Mayhar is able to evoke eerie, otherworldy settings and creatures with just a few strokes of her subtle pen. Great stuff!" – Robert Reginald
Ardath Frances Hurst Mayhar (born 1930) began her writing career as a poet when she was nineteen. She began writing science fiction in 1979 after returning with her family to Texas from Oregon. She was nominated for the Mark Twain Award, and won the Balrog Award for a horror narrative poem in Masques I. She has had numerous other nominations for awards in almost every fiction genre and has won many awards for poetry. In 2008 she was chosen by Science Fiction Writers of America as their Author Emeritus.
Mayhar has written over 60 books ranging from science fiction to horror to young adult to historical to westerns; with some work under the pseudonyms Frank Cannon, Frances Hurst, and John Killdeer.