Short story collection from 1974 with stories written by Larry Niven. Includes $16,940, The Alibi Machine, All the Bridges Rusting, Bigger Than Worlds, The Fourth Profession, The Hole Man, A Kind of Murder, The Last Days of the Permanent Floating Riot Club, Rammer and There is a Tide.
One of the stories, There is a Tide take place in the Known Space Universe.
There is a Tide
Louis Wu, on sabbatical in deep space until he can stand the sight of another human face again, detects a slaver stasis box, the biggest ever found. But another ship is homing in on his target, and Louis finds himself gambling with the Trinocs for his prize… and his life!