Jenny Randles explores the phenomenon of alien abductions by looking into historical accounts and claims, investigating their links to science-fiction and imagination and looking at other literature in the genre.  An excellent starting point for those unfamiliar with the territory, with plenty for the seasoned reader on this topic. Chapters: Alien Abductions: The Official Version; The Abduction Myth; Abductions And Science Fiction; Rogue Cases; Alien Abductions: The British Catalogue; Those Who Were Abducted: Some Case Histories; Abductions Around The World; The Abduction Pattern; Discovering Abductions; The Search for Answers.  Also: an appendix entitled: Have You Been Abducted?