A collection of stories.
The girl was very beautiful and apparently defenceless, so why should a blood-hungry mob seek to destroy her? Northwest Smith saved her life but had he known what she was - or how she would try to thank him - he might have left her to die. For the girl was Shambleau, and across the galaxy that name meant death - or worse.
Catherine Lucille Moore (1911–1987) was an American science fiction and fantasy author. She was one of the first women to write in the genre. She paved the way for many other female authors in speculative fiction. She was the wife of the science fiction author Henry Kuttner.
C. L. Moore. Wikipedia.