|Sphere SF paperback, 1983. Cover painting by Peter Elson.|
"MACHINES THAT MURDER!
Landing on a new planet is a danger every time, and Selm-II is no exception.
The specialist didn't like it. There were no cities visible from space, no broadcasts or transmissions on the blank airwaves - yet the wrecked war machines of an advance technology littered the rich pastures of the deserted planet. Hundreds, perhaps thousands, of crumpled and gigantic weapons of war, a graveyard of destruction stretching almost to the lifeless horizon. But the war wasn't over...and they weren't all wrecks!
It's an emergency. It's a job for Brian Brand, the mightiest weightlifter in the galaxy. With he brilliant, sensuous Dr Lea Morees at his side he plunges into the war zone, into the steel jaws of the PLANET OF NO RETURN!"