Deadly City is a science fiction novella by Paul W. Fairman.
You're all alone in a deserted city.
You walk down an empty street, yearning for the sight of one living face—one moving figure.
Then you see a man on a corner and you know your terror has only begun.
Deadly City was first published in 1953. E-Book, ePUB, length 16,000 words, average reading time 1 hour 20 min.
Paul Warren Fairman (1916–1977) was an editor and writer in a variety of genres under his own name and under pseudonyms. In 1952, he was the founding editor of If, but only edited four issues. In 1955, he became the editor of Amazing Stories and Fantastic. He held that dual position until 1958. His science fiction short stories “Deadly City” and “The Cosmic Frame” were made into motion pictures.