Last updated 4/23/17

 

FABER, ARTHUR

 

Outer Space Sex Orgy  (Barnaby, 1970.)

 

                Plotless pornography in space.

 

FABI, MARK

 

Red Mercury  (Bantam, 1999.)

 

                A man with Tourette’s Syndrome discovers that someone on the internet is peddling information about how to manufacture cheap, simple nuclear weapons, but he can’t convince the authorities that he isn’t insane.

 

Wyrm  (Bantam, 1997.)

 

                A computer wizard tries to track down a virus that attacks virtual reality games and makes them potentially life threatening in a near millennial world troubled by cult violence and other unrest.

 

FAGAN, H.A.

 

Ninya  (Jonathan Cape, 1956.)

 

                A crashlanding on the moon leads to various adventures.

 

FAHY, CHRISTOPHER  (Also writes Horror.)

 

Lyssa Syndrome, The  (Zebra, 1990.)

 

                A secret government research project to develop a particularly vicious form of rabies causes trouble when someone releases the experimental animals and the disease begins inciting normal people to commit horrible, violent acts.

 

FAHY, WARREN

 

Fragment  (Delacorte, 2009, Dell, 2010.)

 

Bio #1.

 

A cavern reveals prehistoric life forms.

 

Pandemonium  (Tor, 2013.)

 

Bio #2.

 

Return to an underground world of strange lifeforms.

 

FAIRBAIRNS, ZOE

 

Benefits  (Brandt, 1979, Virgo, 1979, South End, 1982, Avon Bad, 1983.)

 

                In the aftermath of a global economic crisis, the authorities develop an insidious plan to prevent independent women from reproducing their kind in order to reduce that gender to second class status.

 

FAIRCLOTH, CYRIL E.

 

Midget Planet, The  (Stockwell, 1974.)

 

                Not seen.

 

FAIRMAN, PAUL  (See also Lester Del Rey, Ivar Jorgensen, Adam Chase, and F.W. Paul.  Also writes Fantasy and Horror.)

 

City Under the Sea  (Digit, 1963, Pyramid, 1965.)

 

                This was supposed to be the first of a series of original novels based on the television series and movie, Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea, but no further titles were ever published.  A super sub is sent to an undersea city to prevent it from exploding a nuclear weapon.

 

Forgetful Robot, The  (Holt, 1968, Gollancz, 1970.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

Girl with Something Extra, The  (Lancer, 1973.)

 

                Based on the television series of the same name.  Comedy about a young woman with ESP who reads the mind of a bank robber.

 

I, the Machine  (Lancer, 1968.)

 

                Humankind has surrendered the management of Earth to nearly omniscient machines which satisfy every desire, except the desire to be free.  Inevitably a handful of malcontents upsets the established order.

 

Jack of Planets, The (Armchair, 2017, bound with Gladiator At-Law by Frederik Pohl & C.M. Kornbluth. Originally published in 1952.)

 

What happened to the first two expeditions to Mars?

 

Man Who Stopped at Nothing, The  (Armchair, 2012, bound with Ten from Infinity. Magazine appearance 1951.)

 

A man gets caught in another plane of existence.

 

Secret of the Martians (Armchair, 2012, bound with The Variable Man by Philip K. Dick. Magazine appearance 1956.)

 

Are the Martians as peaceful as they appear to be?

 

Ten from Infinity (Monarch, 1963. Armchair, 2012, bound with The Man Who Stopped at Nothing.)

 

An alien invasion.

 

Woman in Skin 13, The (Armchair, 2012, bound with The Venus Enigma by Joe Gibson. Magazine appearance 1952,)

 

Good and bad aliens invade Earth.

 

World Grabbers, The  (Monarch, 1964.)

 

                Supposedly inspired by the television program, One Step Beyond.  An unsuspecting man is inducted into a secret society of people who manipulate society using psychic powers.

 

FALCON, FELIX LANCE  (Pseudonym of George Scithers.)

 

Hung in Space  (Pleasure Reader, 1969.)

 

                Pornography.  Sex in outer space.

 

FALKNER, JOHN  (Pseudonym of E.F. Gale.)

 

Overlords of Andromeda  (Panther, 1955.)

 

                Humans eventually revolt against alien masters from another star system.

 

Untrodden Streets of Time  (Panther, 1954.)

 

                A man from the present travels to the future and helps save the world in both times.

 

FALLAW, L.M.

 

Ugglians, The  (Philosophical Library, 1957.)

 

Ugg #1.

 

                Near future political satire.

 

Ugglians at Large, The  (Philosophical Library, 1959.)

 

Ugg #2.

 

                Another near future political satire..

 

FALLON, JENNIFER  (Also writes Fantasy.  See collaboration with Sonny Whitelaw.)

 

FALLS, KAT

 

Dark Life  (Scholastic, 2010.)

 

Undersea #1.

 

After a worldwide catastrophe, people living under the ocean battle criminals.

 

Inhuman (Schlastic, 2013.)

 

Ecological disaster leads to the evacuation of the East Coast.

 

Rip Tide  (Scholastic, 2011.)

 

Undersea #2.

 

A mystery under the sea in a future Earth.

 

FANCHER, JANE  (Also writes Fantasy.)

 

Groundties  (Warner/Questar, 1991.)

 

Loren Cantrell #1.

 

                A space navy admiral travels to a remote planet settled by Native Americans to find out who is sabotaging interplanetary communications.  There she discovers that her ex-lover isn’t dead after all, and is head of a conspiracy taking advantage of a new field of science to destabilize interstellar trade.

 

Harmonies of the Net  (Warner/Questar, 1992.)

 

Loren Cantrell #3.

 

                Interstellar communications have been completely disrupted and the various governments are in disarray.  The only hope is to track down a neurotic boy on a remote world and find out what he has discovered.

 

Uplink  (Warner/Questar, 1992.)

 

Loren Cantrell #2.

 

                An entire planetary population may be on the verge of insanity as the side product of a plot to alter the power structure of the inhabited worlds.

 

FANE, BRON  (Pseudonym of Robert Lionel Fanthorpe, whom see. Also writes Horror.)

 

Blue Juggernaut.  (See Juggernaut.)

 

Intruders, The (Badger, 1963.)

 

                Not seen.

 

Juggernaut  (Badger, 1960. Arcadia, 1965, as Blue Juggernaut.)

 

                A gigantic creature is laying waste to entire planets, but humanity has lived so peacefully for so long that they no longer have the weapons necessary to defend themselves.

 

Last Man on Earth, The  (Badger, 1960.)

 

                Not seen.

 

Nemesis  (Badger, 1964.)

 

                Not seen.

 

Rodent Mutation  (Badger, 1961.)

 

                Not seen.

 

Somewhere Out There  (Badger, 1963, Arcadia, 1965.)

 

                Not seen.

 

Suspension  (Vega, 1964, Badger, 1964.)

 

                A woman falls in love with a visitor from the future and submits to suspended animation so that she can be awakened in his era.

 

U.F.O. 517   (Badger, 1966.)

 

                Investigators discover the truth about flying saucers, which really are carrying invaders from another world.

 

FANE, JULIAN

 

Revolution Island  (Hamish Hamilton, 1979.)

 

                The British Isles are overtaken by a brutally repressive dictatorship, but as time passes, key individuals arise who love freedom and refuse to accept the new order of things.

 

FANTHORPE, ROBERT LIONEL  (See also Erle Barton, Lee Barton, Thornton Bell, Leo Brett, Bron Fane, Mel Jay, Robert Lionel, John Muller, Pel Torro, .A.J. Merak, Neil Thanet, Lionel Roberts, L.P. Kenton, Marston Johns, Trebor Thorpe, Victor LaSalle, and Karl Ziegfried. Also writes Fantasy and Horror.)

 

Alien from the Stars  (Badger, 1959, Arcadia, 1968.)

 

                Refugees from a dying world discover the Earth and decide to take it away from its current owners.

 

Asteroid Man  (Badger, 1960, Arcadia, 1967.)

 

                An expedition into the asteroid belt to investigate one that was not previously spotted is destroyed by a mysterious force.

 

Doomed World  (Badger, 1960.)

 

                Not seen.

 

Fiends  (Badger, 1959.)

 

                Giant ants.

 

Flame Mass  (Badger, 1960.)

 

                Not seen.

 

Flight of the Valkyries  (?, 1957.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

Golden Chalice, The  (Badger, 1961.)

 

                Not seen.

 

Hand of Doom.  (Badger, 1960, Arcadia, 1968.)

 

                A decadently peaceful Earth is easy prey for bands of marauders who appears to originate on another planet.

 

Hyper Space  (Badger, 1959, Arcadia, 1966.  Note that the Arcadia edition incorrectly lists the author as R.L. Fanhope on the dustjacket.)

 

                The discovery of a gateway to another dimension is complicated by a galactic war.

 

Negative Minus  (Badger, 1963.)

 

                Not seen.

 

Neuron World  (Badger, 1965.)

 

                Not seen.

 

Satellite  (Badger, 1960.)

 

                Not seen.

 

Space-Borne  (Badger, 1959.)

 

                Not seen.  A dangerous mission in outer space.

 

Space Fury  (Badger, 1962, Vega, 1963, Arcadia, 1968.)

 

                A space explorer returns to Earth and finds himself hunted by the authorities, who believe he has been taken over by an alien intelligence.

 

Triple Man, The  (Badger, 1965.)

 

                Not seen.

 

Unconfined, The  (Badger, 1966.)

 

                Not seen.

 

Unknown Destiny, The  (Badger, 1963.)

 

                Not seen.

 

Waiting World, The  (Badger, 1957.)

 

                Not seen.

 

Watching World, The  (Badger, 1966.)

 

                A trading machine on a hostile world survives mysteriously despite the destruction of every other offplanet visitor, so the head of the machine sets out to find out what they are doing right.

 

FARADAY, ROBERT

 

Anytime Rings, The  (Dell Seal, 1963.)

 

Anytime Rings #1.

 

                Two boys discover a secret formula that allows them to travel back through time to the age of the dinosaurs.

 

Samax, the Gladiator  (Dell Seal, 1964.)

 

Anytime Rings #2.

 

                The two time traveling boys go back to the Roman Empire for an adventure involving Julius Caesar.

 

FARCA, MARIE C.

 

Complex Man  (Doubleday, 1973.)

 

Earth #2.

 

                Not seen.

 

Earth  (Doubleday, 1972.)

 

Earth #1.

 

                Not seen.

 

FARJEON, J. JEFFERSON  (Also writes Fantasy.)

 

Death of a World  (Collins, 1948.)

 

                Aliens visit Earth after a nuclear war has wiped out humanity.

 

FARLAND, DAVID  (Pseudonym of Dave Wolverton.  Also writes Fantasy.)

  

Worlds of the Golden Queen  (Tor, 2005.)

 

                Omnibus of The Golden Queen and Beyond the Gate, both previously published as by Dave Wolverton.

  

FARLEY, RALPH MILNE (See collaboration which follows.)

 

Earth Man on Venus, An  (Avon, 1950.  Magazine version, 1924, and Fantasy Press, 1948, as The Radio Man.)

 

Myles Cabot #1.

 

                A Bostonian is transported by an experimental radio beam to the planet Venus where he finds humans living in fear of a variety of giant insects that dominate the local ecology.

 

Hidden Universe, The  (Fantasy Press, 1950. Armchair, 2014, bound with Danger Moon by Frederik Pohl.)

 

                A group of colonists are tricked into becoming subjects of a would be world dictator.

 

Immortals, The  (Popular, 1947.)

 

                Not seen.

 

Omnibus of Time, The  (?, 1950.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

Radio Beasts, The  (Ace, ?, Lightyear, 1976. Magazine version 1925.)

 

Myles Cabot #2.

 

                Cabot has helped the winged humans of Venus to become independent of the intelligent ants that dominate that world, but his initial success may be wiped out by a new plot hatched by the insects.

 

Radio Man, The.  (See An Earth Man on Venus.)

 

Radio Planet, The  (Ace, ? (Magazine version 1926.)

 

Myles Cabot #3.

 

                Lost on his adopted world, Cabot must stop a war and invent some new technology before he will be able to find his way back home.

 

Strange Worlds  (FPCI, 1953.)

 

                Omnibus of The Hidden Universe and the Myles Cabot novels.

 

FARLEY, RALPH MILNE & NELSON, AL P.

 

Holy City of Mars (Armchair, 2016, bound with West Point 3000 A.D. by Manly Wade Wellman. Magazine appearance 1942.)

 

Adventures on the inhabited planet of Mars.

 

FARLEY, WALTER

 

Island Stallion, The  (Random House, 1948.)

 

                A wondrous wild horse leads a young boy to a lost world concealed in the center of an island paradise.

 

FARMER, MICHAEL

 

War Dogs  (Onyx, 2006.)

 

                Implausible marginal thriller in which Iranians strike in the US, stealing a revolutionary new tank.

 

FARMER, NANCY  (Also writes Fantasy.)

 

Ear, the Eye, and the Arm, The  (Orchard, 1994, Firebird, 2002.)

 

                Mutants come to the aid of some children in 22nd Century Africa.

 

House of the Scorpion, The  (Atheneum, 2002.)

 

                A young boy discovers he was artificially conceived as part of an experiment.

 

FARMER, PHILIP JOSE  (See also collaboration with Piers Anthony. Also writes Fantasy and Horror.)

 

Adventure of the Peerless Peer, The  (Aspen, 1974, Dell, 1976.)

 

A Tarzan novel.

 

                Tarzan teams up with Sherlock Holmes to foil a German villain who is using modern technology and aircraft in a sinister plot against the allied powers.

 

Alley God, The  (Ballantine, 1960, Sidgwick & Jackson, 1970.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

Behind the Walls of Terra  (Ace, 1970, Sphere, 1975, Phantasia, 1982, Lightyear, 1997.)

 

World of Tiers #4.

 

                One of the lords of the alternate universes has assumed a normal identity on Earth to escape the struggles of the other realms, but his enemies aren’t content to leave him in peace and penetrate into our universe to make life interesting for him.

 

Blown  (Essex House, 1969, Quartet, 1975.)

 

Herald Childe #2.

 

                Childe encounters more inhuman creatures from another reality in this sexy, surreal SF novel.

 

Book of Philip Jose Farmer, The  (DAW, 1973, Elmfield, 1976, Ace, 1982.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

Cache, The.  (See The Cache from Outer Space.)

 

Cache from Outer Space, The  (Ace, 1962, bound with The Celestial Blueprint, also by Farmer.  Tor, 1981, as The Cache, with two short stories.)

 

                In a post cataclysm America, a young man sets out on a perilous journey across the wastelands to seek a new homeland for his people.  Instead, he finds a host of unfriendly rival tribes and other dangers.

 

Celestial Blueprint, The  (Ace, 1962, bound with The Cache from Outer Space, also by Farmer.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

Classic Philip Jose Farmer 1952-1964, The  (Crown, 1984, Robson, 1985.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

Classic Philip Jose Farmer 1964 – 1973  (Crown, 1984, Robson, 1985.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

Dare  (Ballantine, 1965, Quartet, 1974, Berkley, 1979.)

 

                A colonist on a sexually repressed world is fascinated with the local inhabitants, whom he finds sexually attractive.  But his society considers consorting with these humanoids a perversion worse than anything else they can imagine.

 

Dark Design, The  (Putnam, 1977, Berkley, 1978, Panther, 1979.)

 

Riverworld #3.

 

                Further adventures on a planet with a million mile long river, populated by the entire human race, reincarnated from every time and place in their entire history.

 

Dark Heart of Time, The  (Del Rey, 1999.)

 

A Tarzan novel.

 

                Tarzan sets out to rescue his kidnapped wife, but at the same time must avoid the henchmen of a rich megalomaniac who wants to capture Tarzan and secure the secret of immortality.

 

Dark Is the Sun  (Del Rey, 1979, Granada, 1981.)

 

                In a far future Earth where the sun is dying and human and animal forms have all mutated or been genetically altered in varying forms, two friends attempt to find out who is responsible for stealing their soul eggs.  Their epic journey is punctuated by encounters with some of the most bizarre lifeforms in the genre.

 

Day of Timestop, The.  (See Timestop!)

 

Dayworld  (Putnam, 1985, Berkley, 1986, Grafton, 1986.)

 

Dayworld #1.

 

                Overpopulation has resulted in a strange system where most of the population is placed in status and then revived on one particular day of the week.  One citizen has a personal crisis when he falls in love with a woman from another cycle, and decides to break the rules of society in order to meet her.

 

Dayworld Breakup  (Tor, 1990, HarperCollins, 1992.)

 

Dayworld #3.

 

                A society that uses suspended animation to control the number of people conscious at any given time begins to crumble as a handful of discontented rebels finally begin to bring the system to a complete halt.

 

Dayworld Rebel  (Putnam, 1987, Ace, 1988, Grafton, 1988.)

 

Dayworld #2.

 

                The protagonist has found a way to beat the system and remain conscious every day on an overpopulated future Earth.  Unfortunately, someone from the government suspects that he is a criminal.  His choice is either to topple the system or be captured and punished.

 

Doc Savage: His Apocalyptic Life  (Doubleday, 1973, Bantam, 1975, Panther, 1975.)

 

                Actually a biography of the pulp hero, culled from the various novels written about him.

 

Down in the Black Gang  (Signet, 1971, Doubleday, 1971.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

Empire of the Nine, The  (Sphere, 1988.)

 

                Omnibus of Lord of the Trees and The Mad Goblin.

 

Escape from Loki  (Bantam, 1991.)

 

A Doc Savage novel.

 

                A young Doc Savage becomes a prisoner of war behind the German lines, but escapes and manages to thwart the plans of an evil mastermind which threaten utter defeat for the allied nations.

 

Fabulous Riverboat, The  (Putnam, 1971, Berkley, 1973, Rapp & Whiting, 1974, Gregg, 1980.)

 

Riverworld #2.

 

                Samuel Clemens and a band of Vikings set off on a voyage of exploration to find his missing wife, resurrected elsewhere on the Riverworld.  In the process, he learns more of the secrets of that strange world, although not enough to explain the motivation of the aliens who have created it.

 

Father to the Stars  (Tor, 1981.)

 

A John Carmody book.

 

                Collection of related stories about the adventures of a priest among the stars.

 

Feast Unknown, A  (Essex House, 1969, Quartet, 1975, Playboy, 1980, Rhinoceros, 1995.)

 

A Doc Caliban novel.

 

                The supposed prototypes for Doc Savage and Tarzan are separately manipulated into battling one another by evil masterminds who operate behind the scenes.  A combination of eroticism and surrealism.

 

Flesh  (Beacon, 1960, Doubleday, 1968, Signet, 1969, Rapp & Whiting, 1969, Rhinoceros, ?)

 

                A space traveler returns to Earth after several centuries and discovers that society has become obsessed with sex.  Alien hormones are injected in his body that make him so sexually potent that he poses an actual physical danger to his sexual partners.

 

Flesh, and Lord Tyger  (Signet, 1981.)

 

                Omnibus of both novels.

 

Flight to Opar  (DAW, 1976.)

 

Hadon #2.

 

                Pursued by his enemies, unable to reclaim his birthright, Hadon sets off on a dangerous trip across the jungles and highlands of prehistoric Africa in pursuit of his destiny.

 

Gates of Creation, The  (Ace, 1966, Sphere, 1970, Phantasia, 1981, Lightyear, 1997.)

 

World of Tiers #2.

 

                The rivalries among the gods of the alternate universes has grown vicious, with the kidnapping of the wife of one.  To reclaim his wife, he must fight his way through an entire universe designed specifically to defeat and ultimately destroy him.

 

Gate of Time, The  (Belmont, 1966, Quartet, 1974.  Ace, 1979, expanded, as Two Hawks from Earth.)

 

                Two aviators are shot down during World War II, but when they search for civilization they discover that they have been transported into a primitive parallel Earth where modern civilization never rose.

 

God Business, The (Armchair, 2017, bound with The Naked Goddess by S.J. Byrne. Originally published in 1954.)

 

Humorous novelet about a man who takes over a town using scientific devices.

 

Gods of Riverworld, The  (Putnam, 1983, Phantasia, 1983, Berkley, 1984, Grafton, 1986, Tor, 2011.)

 

Riverworld #5.

 

                A group of humans find a tower at one of the poles of Riverworld.  They discover the computers and other equipment that keep that artificial world functioning and attempt to understand it.  But someone else, possibly a traitor within their own ranks, sees this as the means to acquiring power over 35 billion people.

 

Grand Adventure, The  (Berkley, 1984.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

Greatheart Silver  (Tor, 1982.)

 

                Collection of related stories about a modern day superhero.

 

Green Odyssey, The  (Ballantine, 1957, Lightyear, 1995, Ramble House, 2004.)

 

                Fascinating adventure story set on a planet that is one enormous plain.  Traders travel on wheeled vessels propelled by sails.  A marooned spaceman is resigned to settling into this strange environment when he hears a rumor that other offworlders are on the planet.

 

Hadon of Ancient Opar  (DAW, 1974, Magnum, 1977.)

 

Hadon #1.

 

                A warrior prince seeks to reclaim his birthright as ruler of an Atlantean colony in prehistoric Africa.  Frustrated by his enemies, Hadon takes refuge in the hostile jungle surrounding Opar and plots his return to power.

 

Image of the Beast, The  (Essex House, 1968, Playboy, 1979, Quartet, 1975, Rhinoceros, 1994.)

 

Herald Childe #1.

 

                A private detective discovers a bizarre underworld of sex and murder and learns that aliens from another universe with abilities that make them the equivalent of ghosts and other monsters have infiltrated ours. 

 

Inside Outside  (Ballantine, 1964, Avon Equinox, 1975, Berkley, 1979, Corgi, 1982.)

 

                The inhabitants of a relatively tiny pocket universe seek to discover the secrets of their own existence, and that of the world that encompasses them.

 

Jesus on Mars  (Pinnacle, 1979, Panther, 1981.)

 

                The first expedition to Mars discovers a Martian race living in underground caverns.  The Martians are friendly, but they worship a mysterious god whom they identify as Jesus, which causes considerable consternation back on Earth.

 

Keepers of the Secrets.  (See The Mad Goblin.)

 

Lavalite World, The  (Ace, 1977, Sphere, 1979, Phantasia, 1983, Lightyear, 1993.)

 

World of Tiers #5.

 

                Kickaha’s flight from his enemy lords continues in yet another universe, this time a hostile planet where the landscape itself is subject to change.

 

Lord of the Trees  (Ace, 1970, bound with The Mad Goblin, also by Farmer.  Severn House, 1982, Buccaneer, 1991.)

 

A Doc Caliban novel.

 

                A Tarzan pastiche with a Doc Savage clone making a brief appearance.  A jungle lord is enlisted in the battle to defeat a secretive organization that plots to seize control of the world.

 

Lord Tyger  (Doubleday, 1970, Signet, 1972.)

 

                A Tarzan style pastiche.  Ras Tyger is a child of the jungle, but one with unusual powers to dominate those around him.  His simple view of the world begins to disintegrate when he interacts with the civilized world.

 

Lovers, The  (Ballantine, 1961, Corgi, 1962, Random House, 1979, Lightyear, 1993.  Magazine version, 1952.)

 

                In a repressive, overpopulated future, the human race is slowly spreading to the stars, but carefully restricting the freedom of its citizens in the process.  One of the most controlled aspects is sexuality, which becomes a problem for the protagonist when he becomes involved with a non-human.

 

Mad Goblin, The  (Ace, 1970, bound with Lord of the Trees, also by Farmer.  Books Britain, 1985, as Keepers of the Secrets.)

 

A Doc Caliban novel.

 

                A Doc Savage pastiche with a Tarzan clone making a brief appearance.  Caliban was given the gift of immortality by the Nine, a secret organization that tries to control the world.  Rebelling against his former masters, Caliban seeks to defeat a villain who plots the end of mankind.

 

Magic Labyrinth, The  (Putnam, 1980, Berkley, 1981, Grafton, 1986, Tor, 2010.)

 

Riverworld #4.

 

                Sam Clemens and the other reincarnated members of the human race finally learn the secret of their advent on an artificial world created by an alien race.

 

Maker of Universes, The  (Ace, 1965, Sphere, 1970, Phantasia, 1980, Lightyear, 1997.)

 

World of Tiers #1.

 

                Opening volume of a popular series in which a man from our world finds a gateway to a system of alternate universes, most of which have been created by a humanoid race that styles themselves as gods.  In those universes, the laws of nature can be very different from those with which we are familiar.

 

More Than Fire  (Tor, 1995.)

 

World of Tiers #6.

 

                The final battle among the contending gods of the pocket universes.

 

Night of Light  (Berkley, 1966, Penguin, 1972.)

 

A Father John Carmody novel.

 

                A priest visits a planet that is periodically shaken by nights when humans go insane, when their bodies can be altered into misshapen forms, when the very rules of nature seem to be pliable.  Most of the population drugs itself through the dangerous periods, but the priest decides to stay awake and experience the change.

 

Other in the Mirror, The (Subterranean, 2009.)

 

Omnibus of Night of Light, Jesus on Mars, and the non-fantastic Fire and the Night.

 

Other Log of Phileas Fogg, The  (DAW, 1973, Hamlyn, 1979, Tor, 1982)

 

                A sequel to Around the World in Eighty Days by Jules Verne.  Verne didn’t tell the whole story.  Two alien races are battling for control of the Earth, and Fogg enlists the aid of various humans to thwart them during his trip around the globe.

 

Private Cosmos, A  (Ace, 1968, Sphere, 1970, Phantasia, 1981, Lightyear, 1997.)

 

World of Tiers #3.

 

                An unruly lord of the alternate universes must take a more responsible course to stop the invasion of those realms by Bellers, possessed humans whose purpose is to create a single empire spanning all of the realities but dominated by one man.

 

Purple Book, The  (Tor, 1982.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

Red Orc’s Rage  (Tor, 1991, Grafton, 1993.)

 

World of Tiers #6.

 

                A mentally disturbed man is introduced to the “fictional” universe of the World of Tiers and indulges in role playing games in that milieu to resolve his psychological problems.

 

Riders of the Purple Wage  (Tor, 1992.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

River of Eternity, The  (Phantasia, 1983.)

 

                The original but unpublished novel written in the 1950’s that became the basis for the Riverworld series.  The original title was I Owe for the Flesh.

 

Riverworld  (Tor, 2010.)

 

Omnibus of To Your Scattered Bodies Go and The Fabulous Riverboat.

 

Riverworld and Other Stories  (Berkley, 1979, Panther, 1981, Grafton, 1986.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

Riverworld War, The  (Ellis Press, 1980.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

Some Fabulous Yonder (Armchair, bound with The Flying Eyes by J. Hunter Holly.)

 

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Stations of the Nightmare  (Tor, 1982.)

 

                Collection of related stories about a man’s bizarre adventures and his eventual transformation into something other than human.

 

Stone God Awakens, The  (Ace, 1970, Panther, 1979.)

 

                An American is frozen in stasis for countless generations, and wakens to find himself a god worshipped by the descendants of common animals, who have evolved into intelligent lifeforms.

 

Strange Relations  (Ballantine, 1960, Gollancz, 1964, Panther, 1966, Avon Equinox, 1974.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

Strange Relations  (Baen, 2006.)

 

                Omnibus of Strange Relations, Flesh, and The Lovers.

 

Tales of the Wold Newton Universe (Titan, 2013.)

 

Collection of related stories.

 

Tarzan Alive  (Doubleday, 1972, Popular Library, 1973, Panther, 1974, Bison, 2005.)

 

                A biography of Tarzan, Lord Greystoke, derived from the novels of Edgar Rice Burroughs.

 

Time’s Last Gift  (Ballantine, 1972, Panther, 1975, Tor, 1985.)

 

                A group of scientists from the 28th Century travel back into prehistory to try to answer a number of questions about the origin of humanity.  Mischance makes it possible they will be unable to return, and their discoveries aren’t at all what they had expected to find.

 

Timestop!  (Lancer, ?  Lancer, 1968, as The Day of Timestop.  Beacon, 1960, Quartet, 1974, as A Woman a Day.)

 

                A politically divided future Earth is obsessed with secrecy, with all government and intelligence operations compartmentalized and hidden from other agencies.  Someone is stirring the plot worldwide, and one operative suspects that it may involve a race from another star system.

 

Tongues of the Moon  (Pyramid, 1964, Corgi, 1981.)

 

                Earth is destroyed in a nuclear war, and the remnants of humanity survive on the moon and on Mars.  But both societies are ruled by dictators who are determined to continue the war, even if it means the extinction of the entire species.

 

To Your Scattered Bodies Go  (Berkley, 1971, Putnam, 1971, Panther, 1974.)

 

Riverworld #1.

 

                Everyone who has ever died on Earth is revived simultaneously on a gigantic artificial planet covered by a convoluted river.  Mysterious towers provide food at regular intervals, and anyone who dies is immediately resurrected elsewhere on the planet, apparently at the behest of a mysterious race of alien beings.

 

Traitor to the Living  (Ballantine, 1973, Panther, 1975, Tor, 1985.)

 

                A scientist invents a device that ostensibly allows communication with the dead.  But some critics are skeptical, and believe that the messages are actually coming from some kind of alien intelligence.  Is it possible that these discorporate spirits could possess human bodies, and are they ghosts or invaders from another dimension?

 

Two Hawks from Earth.  (See The Gate of Time.)

 

Unreasoning Mask, The  (Putnam, 1981, Berkley, 1983, Granada, 1983.)

 

                ?

 

Up the Bright River (Subterranean, 2010.)

 

Collection of unrelated stories.

 

Venus on the Half-Shell  (Bantam, 1988.  Dell, 1974, Star, ?, as by Kilgore Trout, a character in a Kurt Vonnegut novel.)

 

                A spoof of modern SF involving the sole survivor of a destroyed Earth who becomes immortal, travels among the stars, and is accompanied by odd animals and a female robot designed to provide sexual gratification.

 

Wind Whales of Ishmael, The  (Ace, 1971, Quartet, 1973.)

 

                A sequel to Moby Dick by Herman Melville.  Ishmael survives the death of his ship but falls through time and space to a future Earth where whalers fly through the sky in pursuit of airborne whales.  There he is instrumental in shaping a new future for a race stranded on a dying planet.

 

Woman a Day, A.  (See Timestop!)

 

World of Tiers  (Doubleday, 1981, Sphere, 1986, Tor, 1997.)

 

                Omnibus of the first three Tiers novels.

 

World of Tiers II   (Tor, 1997.  Doubleday, 1981 and Sphere 1986 did not have the sixth novel.)

 

                Omnibus of the second three Tiers novels.

 

FARMER, RICHARD

 

Islandia Revisited  (Cedarwood, 1983.)

 

                Sequel to Islandia by Austin Tappan Wright, a Utopian extrapolation.

 

FARNCOMBE, FRANK & HADFIELD, R.L.

 

Red Radio  (Jenkins, 1927.)

 

                Not seen.  A new scientific device foils a communist plot.

 

Ruled by Radio  (Jenkins, 1925.)

 

                Not seen.  An adventure involving superscience.

 

FARNINGHAM, M.

 

Nineteen Hundred?  (Clarke, 1892.)

 

                A Utopian novel.

 

FARNSWORTH, CHRISTOPHER

 

Eternal World, The (Morrow, 2015.)

 

Immortality.

 

FARRAR, STEWART  (Also writes Horror.)

 

Omega  (Times Books, 1980, Arrow, 1980.)

 

                A project that has successful tapped into the Earth’s electromagnetic field to provide a new energy source runs into opposition from a group of witches who claim the equipment is offending the Gaia entity.  When most of the human race is subsequently destroyed, it seems to prove their point.

 

FARRELL, JACKSON T.

 

Flight of the Endeavor, The  (Manor, 1978.)

 

                An anti-scientific movement attempts to block the launching of the first interstellar probe, but they are eventually outwitted.

 

FARRELL, MATTHEW

 

Thunder Rift  (Avon, 2001.)

 

                Humans explore an alien civilization.

 

FARREN, MICK  (Also writes Fantasy and Horror.)

 

Armageddon Crazy, The  (Del Rey, 1989, Orbit, 1990.)

 

                America has become a religious dictatorship in the not too distant future.  A handful of people including a police officer and a secret agent within the controlling power structure are eventually drawn together in a daring plot to overthrow the government.

 

Back from Hell  (Tor, 1999.)

 

A Car Warriors novel.

 

                Performers who battle each other in front of cameras in deadly automobile duels find themselves facing real killers armed with even deadlier vehicles.

 

Citizen Phaid.  (See The Song of Phaid the Gambler.)

 

Corpse.  (See Vickers.)

 

Exit Funtopia.  (See The Long Orbit.)

 

Feelies, The  (Big O, 1978, Del Rey, 1990.)

 

                The ultimate entertainment is a variation of virtual reality provided by the television industry.  It’s very expensive, so the protagonist becomes a contestant on a television program in an attempt to win the use of a feelie.  But there is something sinister going on within the corporate structure of the industry, and there’s an unpublicized side effect of the feelies.

 

Last Stand of the DNA Cowboys, The  (Del Rey, 1989, Orbit, 1990.)

 

DNA Cowboys #4.

 

                The final confrontation between a band of unlikely heroes and their enemies, including an entire army bent on world domination.

 

Long Orbit, The  (Del Rey, 1988. Sphere, 1989, as Exit Funtopia.)

 

                Marlowe is an amateur private investigator who has never really had a case.  His first, ostensibly just a simple missing person problem, lands him right in the middle of a power struggle among megacorporations for control of the offworld development business.

 

Mars - The Red Planet  (Del Rey, 1990.)

 

                A news reporter travels to Mars after hearing that a Russian base has uncovered an alien artifact.  She arrives to find the incident shrouded in secrecy, and overshadowed by the depredations of a vicious serial killer.

 

Necrom  (Del Rey, 1991.)

 

                A has-been rock star gets involved with an interdimensional battle between the forces of good and evil.  Some of the creatures from other universes are analogous to monsters from the legends of Earth.

 

Neural Atrocity, The  (Mayflower, 1977.)

 

DNA Cowboys #3.

 

                The computer that controls the reality of Earth has malfunctioned and an ambitious woman has created an army of genetically engineered warriors with which she plans to conquer the entire human race.

 

Phaid the Gambler.  (See The Song of Phaid the Gambler.)

 

Protectorate  (New English Library, 1984, Ace, 1985.)

 

                Years after mind controlling aliens have conquered the Earth, a rebel leader organizes a new religion as the mask to cover his activity to overthrown the alien rulers.

 

Quest of the DNA Cowboys, The  (Mayflower, 1976.)

 

DNA Cowboys #1.

 

                A band of friends has adventures in a future where portions of the physical universe are dissolving into nothingness, where strange creatures and places exist in the morphing landscape, and high technology rides in a gunbelt.

 

Song of Phaid the Gambler, The  (New English Library, 1981.  Published by Ace in two volumes in 1987, Phaid the Gambler and Citizen Phaid.)

 

                An excellent adventure set in a future where the human race has mutated into three distinct, competing forms.  Dogs and cats are telepathic and androids wish they were really alive.  Phaid is a gambler whose activities eventually lead to his imprisonment, escape, and revolt against the power structure.

 

Synaptic Manhunt  (Mayflower, 1976.)

 

DNA Cowboys #2.

 

                A killer travels to an island of stability in a chaotic universe to assassinate a mysterious girl who possesses the power to destroy the human race.  But the DNA Cowboys are there as well, and they have a tendency to change the plans of people who encounter them.

 

Texts of Festival, The  (Mayflower, 1973, Hart-Davis, 1973, Avon, 1975.)

 

                In a post collapse future where surviving rock music is the basis of a major religion, a city’s celebration is about to be cut short by the attack of a marauding barbarian army from the fringe lands.

 

Their Master’s War  (Del Rey, 1987, Sphere, 1988.)

 

                A band of primitive humans are kidnapped by aliens and turned into mercenaries, fighting their battles in power suits.  But when they are landed on a planet from which it is obvious they are never supposed to escape, the soldiers take matters into their own hands.

 

Vickers  (Ace, 1988.  New English Library, 1986, as Corpse.)

 

                A professional assassin is hired to save the world when a local crimelord seizes control of a nuclear bomb shelter and prepares to use his arsenal to conquer the world.

 

FARRERE, CLAUDE

 

House of the Secret, The  (Dutton, 1923, Dent, 1923.)

 

                Not seen.

 

Useless Hands  (Dutton, 1926.)

 

                Not seen.

 

FARRER, MATTHEW

 

Blind  (Black Library, 2006.)

 

A Warhammer novel.

 

                In a fortress full of telepaths, someone has committed murder without betraying his action in his thoughts.

 

Crossfire  (Black Library, 2003.)

 

A Warhammer novel.

 

                On a distant world, a spacewoman investigates a series of assassinations.

 

Enforcer  (Black Library, 2010.)

 

Omnibus of Crossfire, Legacy, and Blind.

 

Junktion  (Black Flame, 2005.)

 

A Necromunda novel.

 

                In a decadent future city, someone is murdering all the lamplighters.

 

Legacy  (Black Library, 2004.)

 

A Warhammer novel.

 

                A military unit must restore order on a world torn by civil unrest.

 

FARRIS, JOHN  (Also writes Horror.)

 

Catacombs.  (Delacorte, 1981, Dell, 1982, New English Library, 1982, Tor, 1987)

 

                A cache of jewels discovered beneath Kilimanjaro has world shattering consequences when it is discovered that they are linked to the technology of a superior civilization that once occupied the Earth.  Traces of their knowledge survive and could alter the balance of power forever.

 

Fury, The   (Playboy, 1976, Popular Library, 1977, Macdonald, 1977, Tor, 1994, Severn House, 1994, Forge, 2000.)

 

                Two siblings possess telekinetic powers, which attract the attention of a brilliant but evil government agent.  One escapes, but the other falls under his influence, setting the stage for the final confrontation.  Made into a motion picture.

 

FARSHTEY, GREG  (See also collaboration which follows.  Also writes Fantasy and Horror.)

 

River of God, The  (West End, 1992.)

 

A Shatterzone novel.

 

                A group of misfits has adventures in a realm of space known as the Shatterzone involving space battles, nasty corporations, and other adventures.

 

Swamp of Secrets  (Scholastic, 2007.)

 

A Bionicle novel.

 

?

 

FARSHTEY, GREG & STARK, ED

 

Beyond the Zone  (West End, 1993.)

 

A Shatterzone novel.

 

                An attempt to investigate an odd phenomenon in space leads to disaster.

 

FAST, HOWARD  (Also writes Fantasy.)

 

Edge of Tomorrow, The  (Bantam, 1961, Corgi, 1962.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

General Zapped an Angel, The  (Morrow, 1970, Ace, 1971.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

Hunter and the Trap, The  (Dial, 1967.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories not all of which are SF.

 

Time and the Riddle  (Houghton Mifflin, 1975, Ward Ritchie, 1975.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

Touch of Infinity, A  (Morrow, 1973, DAW, 1974.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

FAST, JONATHAN  (Also writes Horror.)

 

Mortal Gods  (Harper & Row, 1978, Signet, 1979.)

 

                Technology has allowed people to be genetically engineered to have godlike powers.  But someone objects to the program and is plotting to destroy all of the altered people.

 

Prisoner of the Planets.  (See The Secrets of Synchronicity.)

 

Secrets of Synchronicity, The  (Signet, 1977.  Panther, 1980, as Prisoner of the Planets.)

 

                A man imprisoned in dangerous minds escapes from the planet and stumbles across a technological secret that makes him the most powerful individual in the universe.

 

FAST, JULIUS

 

League of Grey-Eyed Women, The   (Lippincott, 1969, Pyramid, 1971.)

 

                An experimental medical technique cures a man of terminal cancer, but leads to his being chosen as the breeding stock for a secret society of ambitious women plotting to supplant the rest of humanity.

 

FAUCETTE, JOHN M,

 

Age of Ruin, The  (Ace, 1968, bound with Code Duello by Mack Reynolds.)

 

                A barbarian warrior has various adventures on his trek across a future Earth where civilization has collapsed.

 

Crown of Infinity  (Ace, 1968, bound with The Prism by Emil Petaja.)

 

                When Earth is destroyed, the surviving humans alter their physical appearance and become a superrace wielding influence through the galaxy.

 

Siege of Earth  (Belmont, 1971, Unibooks, ?)

 

Peacemakers #2.

 

                A rival empire bombards the Earth but is unable to invade, so instead they use their fleet to lay siege and the authorities on the planet attempt to find a counter strategy.

 

Warriors of Terra, The  (Belmont, 1970.)

 

Peacemakers #1.

 

                An escaped slave struggles to survive in the midst of an interstellar war between humans and the Spartan Empire.

 

FAUCHER, ELIZABETH

 

Addams Family, The  (Scholastic, 1991, from the screenplay by Caroline Thompson and Larry Wilson.)

 

                The family of loveable monsters gets into trouble.

 

Honey, I Shrunk the Kids  (Scholastic Point, 1989, based on the screenplay by Ed Naha, Tom Schulman, Stuart Gordon, and Brian Yuzna.)

 

                A cockeyed inventor inadvertently shrinks his children to the size of insects.

 

FAULCONBRIDGE, PHILIP

 

Commissars Over Britain  (Beaufort, 1947.)

 

                Not seen.

 

FAUST, CHRISTA  (Also writes Horror.)

 

Burning Man, The (Titan, 2013.)

 

A Fringe novel.

 

?

 

Zodiac Paradox, The  (Titan, 2013.)

 

A Fringe novel.

 

A fault in space allows a serial killer into our world.

 

FAUST, JOE CLIFFORD

 

Boddekker’s Demons  (Bantam, 1997.)

 

Pembroke Hall #2.

 

                The gang of criminals who were made famous by an advertising man are out of control, committing assault and murder.  Appalled, he decides to turn his skills away from promoting them, and instead manages to bring them down.

 

Company Man, The  (Del Rey, 1988.)

 

                A dedicated agent of one of the megacorporations that have replaced the governments of Earth suspects that a clandestine war is being waged among those organizations, and that he has been declared an expendable playing piece in their deadly game.

 

Death of Honor, A  (Del Rey, 1987.)

 

                A scientist is accused of murder in a future where the backlog of investigations is so large that his choices are to flee the country voluntarily or conduct the investigation himself.  When someone tries to kill him, he decides on the second choice.

 

Desperate Measures  (Del Rey, 1989.)

 

Angel’s Luck #1.

 

                A desperate space pilot steals back his ship from the crime syndicate which foreclosed on it, then takes a desperate gamble with an unknown co-pilot and cargo in an attempt to repay everyone before someone decides to kill him.  But instead he gets involved with a company of mercenaries and seems to be in just as much jeopardy as if he’d done nothing.

 

Essence of Evil, The  (Del Rey, 1990.)

 

Angel’s Luck #3.

 

                An out of luck space pilot tries to negotiate with a powerful corporation to return their property and gets caught in a battle for control of a new technology.

 

Ferman’s Devils  (Bantam, 1996.)

 

Pembroke Hall #1.

 

                An ambitious advertising man inadvertently gets involved with a gang of criminals, and defuses their hostility by hiring them to work in his next ad campaign.

 

Precious Cargo  (Del Rey, 1989.)

 

Angel’s Luck #2.

 

                The crew of the Angel’s Luck are taken aboard a starliner just in time to get involved with the precarious negotiations with an alien race, a band of terrorists, and the problems involved when one of their number is possessed by a discorporate mind.

 

FAUST, MINSTER

 

Coyote Kings of the Space-Age Bachelor Pad, The  (Del Rey, 2004.)

 

                A pair of science fiction fans find themselves mixed up in a real story of the fantastic.

 

From the Notebooks of Dr. Brain  (Del Rey, 2007.)

 

                When the superheroes defeat all the bad guys, they begin to have emotional problems.

 

FAVOLE, ROBERT J.

 

Through the Wormhole  (Flywheel, 2001.)

 

A time travel mission to save a man killed in 1778.

 

FAVORS, JEAN M.

 

Time Trap  (Scholastic, 1984.)

 

A Micro-Adventure gamebook requiring you to prevent a madman from changing history by chasing him through time.

 

Waters Dark and Deep  (Harper, 1993.)

 

                A girl with psychic powers is called upon to solve a mystery.

 

FAWCETT, EDGAR

 

Douglas Duane  (?, 1887.)

 

Early, awkward treatment of the concept of exchanging personalities between bodies.

 

Solarion  (?, 1889.)

 

                A superintelligent dog.

 

FAWCETT, E. DOUGLAS

 

Hartmann the Anarchist  (Edward Arnold, 1893.)

 

                Anarchists threaten the world.

 

Secret of the Desert, The  (Edward Arnold, 1895.)

 

                A lost world adventure.

 

Swallowed by an Earthquake  (Edward Arnold, 1894.)

 

                A hollow Earth story.

 

FAWCETT, F. DUPREZ  (See also Simpson Stokes.)

 

Hole in Heaven  (Sidgwick & Jackson, 1954.)

 

                Alien possession.

 

FAWER, ADAM

 

Improbable  (HarperCollin, 2005.)

 

                After an operation, a man can access alternate realities and figure out how to make things happen the way he wants.

 

FAWKES, RICHARD

 

Face of the Enemy  (Harper, 1999.)

 

                A reclusive human is recruited into a project to discover the nature of a mysterious alien race that is attacking human ships without provocation.

 

Nature of the Beast  (Eos, 2004.)

 

                A military expedition to retake a captured colony discovers that the alien enemy are turning captives into weapons.

 

FEAR, W.H.

 

Lunar Flight  (Badger, 1958.)

 

                Not seen.  Adventures on a space station.

 

Operation Satellite  (Badger, 1958.)

 

                Not seen.  Adventure in other star systems.

 

Return to Space  (Badger, 1958.)

 

                Not seen.  A colony is established on the moon.

 

Ultimate, The  (Badger, 1958.)

 

                Not seen.  Martians invade.

 

FEARING, KENNETH

 

Clark Gifford’s Body  (Random House, 1942.)

 

                ?

 

FEARN, JOHN RUSSELL  (See also Dennis Clive, Volsted Gridban, Griff, Vargo Statten, Astron del Martia, John Russell, Polton Cross, Conrad G. Holt, Paul Lorraine, Lawrence F. Rose, Hugo Blayn, Nat Karta, and Earl Titan.  See collaboration which follows. Also writes Horror.)

 

Aftermath  (Gryphon 1997.)

 

                Not seen.  Post apocalypse.

 

Amazon’s Diamond Quest, The  (World’s Work, 1947.  Gryphon, 1998,  as The Golden Amazon's Diamond Quest.)

 

Golden Amazon #4.

 

                Not seen.  A mystery in outer space.

 

Amazon Strikes Again, The  (World’s Work, 1954, Gryphon, ?)

 

Golden Amazon #5.

 

                Not seen.  A superwoman saves the world.

 

Amethyst City, The  (Gryphon, ?)

 

Golden Amazon #10.

 

                ?

 

Best of John Russell Fearn Volume I, The  (Cosmos, 2000.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

Best of John Russell Fearn Volume II, The  (Cosmos, 2001.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

Central Intelligence, The  (Gryphon, 2002.)

 

                First book publication of an early space opera about a female space explorer.

 

Climate, Inc  (Harbottle, 1987.)

 

                Not seen.

 

Conquest of the Amazon, Orbit, 1976.  (Cosmos, 1973, Orbit, 1976, Gryphon, ?. Magazine version 1949.)

 

Golden Amazon #7.

 

                A genetically altered superhuman woman is enlisted in the fight to defeat a Martian invasion of the Earth.  In the ensuing conflict, the sun nearly goes nova.

 

Cosmic Crusaders, The  (Gryphon, 2002.)

 

Golden Amazon #14.

 

                The Golden Amazon leaves Earth and runs into a planet sized brain that has turned to evil.

 

Daughter of the Amazon  (Gryphon, 2001.  Magazine version 1951.)

 

Golden Amazon #11.

 

                The Amazon has to save the universe when it is quite literally being destroyed.

 

Deathless Amazon, The   (See The Golden Amazon Returns.)

 

Duel with Colossus (Griffin, 2005.)

 

Golden Amazon #23.

 

                The Amazon and her friends battle a menace from outer space.

 

Dwellers in Darkness  (Gryphon, ?)

 

Golden Amazon #20.

 

                ?

 

Emperor of Mars  (Hamilton, 1950, Gryphon, 1995.)

 

Mars #1.

 

                A man of our world is kidnapped to Mars by Martians who claim that he is the heir to their throne, having descended from citizens of Atlantis.  On Mars, he discovers that not everyone is pleased by the prospect of having him as their ruler.

 

From Afar  (Cosmos, 1982.)

 

                Short story in pamphlet form.

 

Genial Dinosaur, The  (Gryphon, ?.  Originally published as by Volsted Gridban.)

 

Ghostworld  (Gryphon, 2005.  Magazine appearance 1960.)

 

Golden Amazon #25.

 

                A superhero battles an alien menace on a distant planet.

 

Goddess of Mars  (Hamilton, 1950, Gryphon, 1995.)

 

Mars #4

 

                The final battle between the displaced Earthman and his Martian nemesis after the latter unsuccessfully attempts to have his brain transplanted into the body of the woman the hero loves.

 

Golden Amazon, The  (World’s Work , 1944, Harlequin, 1953, Gryphon, 1996.)

 

Golden Amazon #1.

 

                A scientist provides the knowledge by which a young girl comes into possession of superintelligence and other abilities.

 

Golden Amazon of Venus, The  (Gryphon, 2006.)

 

                Collection of related stories, but not part of the Golden Amazon series despite the title.

 

Golden Amazon Returns, The  (World’s Work, 1948, Gryphon, 1997.  Harlequin, 1954, as The Deathless Amazon.)

 

Golden Amazon #2.

 

                Not seen.

 

Golden Amazon’s Diamond Quest, The  (See The Amazon’s Diamond Quest.)

 

Golden Amazon’s Triumph, The  (World’s Work, 1953, Harlequin, 1958, Gryphon, 1997.)

 

Golden Amazon #3.

 

                Not seen.  More adventures in outer space.

 

Intelligence Gigantic, The  (World’s Work, 1943, Gryphon, ?)

 

                A superhuman tries to conquer the world.

 

Kingpin Planet  (Gryphon, ?)

 

Golden Amazon $18.

 

                ?

 

Liners of Time  (World’s Work, 1947.)

 

                Not seen.  A not particularly prophetic visit to the world of the year 2000.

 

Liquid Death and Other Stories  (Cosmos, 2002.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

Lord of Atlantis  (Zeon, 1991, Gryphon, ?.  Magazine version, 1949.)

 

Golden Amazon #8.

 

                The Amazon deals with prehistoric monsters, remnants of Atlantis, a plague, and a trip to Jupiter in this fast paced adventure.

 

Lords of Creation  (Griffin, 2005.)

 

Golden Amazon #22.

 

                The Amazon discovers a race that can create stars and planets.

 

Operation Venus  (Scion, 1949.)

 

                A scientist discovers an abandoned Venusian colony in South America.

 

Parasite Planet  (Gryphon, 2002.)

 

Golden Amazon #15.

 

                The Golden Amazon and her friends visit an ostensibly pastoral planet and find themselves menaced by another alien lifeform.

 

Quorne Returns  (Gryphon, ?)

 

Golden Amazon #12.

 

                ?

 

Red Men of Mars  (Hamilton, 1950, Gryphon, 1995.)

 

Mars #3

 

                The evil warlord of Mars has been deprived of his power, although he’s still around to cause trouble in one more volume.

 

Shadow People, The  (Gryphon, 2003.  Magazine version 1947.)

 

Golden Amazon #17.

 

                Invaders from space cause chaos on Earth.

 

Slaves of Ijax  (Kaner, 1948.)

 

                A journey to the future reveals a dangerous new world.

 

Slitherers, The (Harbottle, 1984, Gryphon, ?.)

 

                Short novel in pamphlet form.

 

Survivor of Mars  (Cosmos, 1982.)

 

                Short story in pamphlet form.

 

Tales of Wonder  (Cosmos, 1983.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

Triangle of Power  (Gryphon, ?)

 

Golden Amazon #9.

 

                Not seen

 

Thing of the Past, A  (Gryphon, ?  Originally published as by Volsted Gridban.)

 

Twin of the Amazon  (World’s Work, 1954, Gryphon, ?)

 

Golden Amazon #6.

 

                Not seen.  Villains from outer space menace the Earth.

 

Warrior of Mars  (Hamilton, 1950, Gryphon, 1995.)

 

Mars #2.

 

                The evil warlord of Mars is planning to steal Earth’s air and water to restore his prestige on his own planet.

 

Wings Across the Cosmos  (Wallsend, 1972.)

 

                Short story in pamphlet form.

 

World in Reverse  (Gryphon, ?)

 

Golden Amazon #19.

 

                ?

 

World Out of Step  (Gryphon, 2003.  Magazine version 1946.)

 

Golden Amazon #16.

 

                Space travelers solve the mystery of a planet that appears unstuck in time.

 

FEARN, JOHN RUSSELL & HARBOTTLE, PHIL

 

Chameleon Planet  (Gryphon, 2006.)

 

                An extension of the Golden Amazon series based on Fearn’s notes.  A pursuit across space to a hostile planet.

 

FEDERBUSH, ARNOLD

 

Ice!  (Bantam, 1978.)

 

                A new ice age sweeps down over the world and Manhattan is buried in enormous snow drifts and the survivors battle one another for dwindling supplies of food and fuel.

 

Man Who Lived in Inner Space, The  (Houghton Mifflin, 1973, Bantam, 1975.)

 

                A man horribly injured in an accident makes a new world for himself under the sea and discovers many secrets hidden to the surface world.

 

FEDERICI, DEBBIE

 

Sign of the Crescent  (Llewellyn, 2005.)

 

                A teenager discovers that invaders from a parallel world are kidnapping her friends.

 

FEEHAN, CHRISTINE  (Also writes Fantasy and Horror.)

 

Conspiracy Game  (Jove, 2006.)

 

Ghostwalker #4.

 

                A telepathic, genetically enhanced soldier runs into difficulties.

 

Deadly Game  (Jove, 2007.)

 

Ghostwalker #5.

 

Psychics try to prevent an assassination.

 

Mind Game (Jove, 2004.)

 

Ghostwalker #2.

 

                A woman with telekinesis finds herself pursued by mysterious enemies.

 

Night Game  (Jove, 2005.)

 

Ghostwalker #3

 

                ?

 

Predatory Game  (Jove, 2007.)

 

Ghostwalker #6.

 

Romance involving psi powers.

 

Shadow Game  (?, 2003.)

 

Ghostwalker #1.

 

                ?

 

FEELEY, GREGORY

 

Oxygen Barons, The  (Ace, 1990.)

 

                The colonization of the moon has gone well, but now politics both there and on Earth are interacting with commercial interests in a power struggle that may withhold needed resources from the colonists.

 

FEIN, ERIC  (See collaborations which follow and others with Danny Fingeroth.)

 

FEIN, ERIC & ASKEGREN, PIERCE

 

Wreckage  (Boulevard, 1997.)

 

A Marvel comics novel.

 

Dr. Doom has teamed up with Doctor Octopus in his latest plan for world domination, so Spiderman must enlist the aid of the Fantastic Four in order to stop him.

 

FEINTUCH, DAVID  (Also writes Fantasy.)

 

Challenger’s Hope  (Aspect, 1995, Orbit, 1997.)

 

Seafort #2.

 

                Seafort is left stranded on a disabled ship with a handful of rebellious crewmembers and a group of passengers who have been forcibly relocated from their homes, where they were members of street gangs.  He must find a way to salvage the ship, resolve their conflicts, and limp to the nearest human colony.

 

Children of Hope  (Ace, 2001, Orbit, 2001.)

 

Seafort #7.

 

                The child of an old friend decides to avenge himself on Seafort for the death of his father.  As a political struggle between Earth and its colonies begins to erupt, the theocratic church intervenes, and an armada of hostile aliens show up.

 

Fisherman’s Hope  (Aspect, 1996, Orbit, 1996.)

 

Seafort #4.

 

                Assigned to command the naval academy back in the solar system, Seafort is instrumental once again in defeating the alien race that has started attacking humans wherever they find them.

 

Midshipman’s Hope  (Aspect, 1994, Orbit, 1996.)

 

Seafort #1.

 

                Through a series of accidents and coincidences, a young midshipman assumes the command of a colonial vessel on a long voyage to a human colony world, just as an alien species begins attacking human ships.  His background under a virtual religious dictatorship on Earth makes him ill suited for working with people, but somehow everything comes out well.

 

Patriarch’s Hope  (Warner, 1999.)

 

Seafort #6.

 

                As head of the government of Earth, Seafort must strike a balance between industrialists, the military, and environmentalists.  His efforts are complicated by political maneuverings, an interfering church leadership, a military coup, and an escalating ecological crisis, but he uses his wits to outsmart them all and alter the course of human history.

 

Prisoner’s Hope  (Aspect, 1995, Orbit, 1996.)

 

Seafort #3.

 

                Recovering from his injuries, Seafort is stationed on a colony world that is suddenly attacked by the malevolent aliens who have been raiding the starlanes.  And in the middle of that, the colonists declare their independence from the Earth’s repressive government.

 

Seafort’s Challenge  (Guild America, 1996.)

 

                Omnibus of Fisherman’s Hope and Prisoner’s Hope.

 

Voices of Hope  (Aspect, 1996, Orbit, 1997.)

 

Seafort #5.

 

                Seafort must interrupt his uneasy retirement when his son disappears into the world of street gangs back on Earth, and the inner strain of the repressive human government threatens to cause widespread violence and revolution.

 

FELD, FRIEDRICH

 

Day the Town Went Silent, The  (Scholastic, 1971, translated by W. Kersley Holmes from the 1965 German edition.)

 

                A man invents a device that swallows all sounds.

 

FELICE, CYNTHIA  (See also collaborations with Connie Willis.)

 

Double Nocturne  (DAW, 1986, Bluejay, 1986.)

 

                Earth re-establishes contact with one of its colony worlds by sending a single ship on a mission to repair the AI that was governing it.  But during the interim, the AI has failed, and the colonists have reverted to a feudal society where every local ruler makes his own laws.

 

Downtime  (DAW, 1985, Bluejay, 1985.)

 

                Immortality is possible thanks to a new discovery, but the drug that brings it is too rare to support the growing population of a human race expanding to other planets.  A lottery is created to administer the drug, but someone within the government is secretly plotting to subvert the system.

 

Eclipses  (Pocket, 1983.)

 

                The family that controls all water rights on a parched colony world is tormented not only by the anger of the population at large, but is also torn by disagreements within the family.

 

Godsfire  (Pocket, 1978.)

 

                On a planet inhabited by a feline race, a cult of intellectuals operates within a society that enslaves human beings as it seeks to rebuild a civilization now that the latest in a series of ice ages is receding.

 

Iceman  (Ace, 1991.)

 

                A noblewoman from Earth’s colony worlds returns to a humbled homeworld that is suffering through a new ice age.  She is married to an Earthman for political reasons, but the two eventually discover mutual love.

 

Khan’s Persuasion, The  (Ace, 1991.)

 

                A corporation from Earth is attempting to exploit a newly rediscovered colony world, but they run into unexpected trouble.  The local ruler is a charismatic leader who has unusual powers of persuasion, and definite ideas of his own about the future of his world.

 

Sunbound, The  (Dell, 1981, Bluejay, 1986.)

 

                Complicated story of a kidnapped girl who holds the secret of a stone that imparts telepathy to those who possess it.

 

FELLOWS, OSCAR L.

 

Operation Damocles  (Baen, 1998.)

 

                Terrorists with a particle beam weapon are threatening to destroy large chunks of the world unless certain changes are made to human society to conform to their right wing agenda.  The protagonist suspects that the government might not be entirely opposed to that program, but in any case, things get out of hand, much of civilization is destroyed, and the world slowly recovers.

 

FELSEN, HENRY GREGOR

 

Boy Who Discovered the Earth, The  (Scribners, 1955.)

 

                A boy from a flying saucer visits Earth.

 

FENDALL, PERCY

 

Lady Ermyntrude and the Plumber  (Swift, 1912.)

 

                Not seen.  Future politics.

 

FENN, JAINE

 

Principles of Angels  (Gollancz, 2008.)

 

Murder in a society where assassination is an arm of government.

 

FENN, LIONEL  (Pseudonym of Charles L. Grant, whom see.  Note that other Kent Montana novels are not SF. Also writes Fantasy and Horror.)

 

By the Time I Get to Nashville  (Ace, 1994.)

 

Diego #2.

 

                A gunslinger from the Old West is transported to the 22nd Century where his era has become a kind of religion and where he is worshipped as a more than human figure.

 

Kent Montana and the Once and Future Thing  (Ace, 1991.)

 

A Kent Montana novel.

 

                A hideous looking lifeform that lives in the swamps of Florida falls in love with Kent Montana and abducts him in this silly adventure story.

 

Kent Montana and the Really Ugly Thing from Mars  (Ace, 1990.)

 

A Kent Montana novel.

 

                Parody of invasion stories with a Martian invader toting a ray gun charging around New Jersey until our hero finally defeats him/her/it.

 

Kent Montana and the Reasonably Invisible Man  (Ace, 1991.)

 

A Kent Montana novel.

 

                A mad scientist develops an unreliable but effective invisibility process and sets out on a campaign of revenge and absurd practical jokes before finally being neutralized by our unlikely hero.

 

Once Upon a Time in the East  (Ace, 1993.)

 

Diego #1.

 

                On the run from his enemies, a gunslinger is transported to the future where he finds New York City of the 1990’s to be even more dangerous than the Old West.

 

668: The Neighbor of the Beast  (Ace, 1992.)

 

A Kent Montana novel.

 

                A dilapidated mansion has become the dwelling place of one of an elder race of gods that are analogous to demons, and clearly designed to be a parody of Lovecraft’s Cthulhu cycle in this amusing adventure.

 

Time: The Semi-Final Frontier  (Ace, 1994.)

 

Diego #3.

 

                The gunslinger hero is in the 26th Century for this volume, on a journey into outer space where he encounters space pirates and alien creatures.

 

FENNELL, ALAN

 

Digby the Biggest Dog in the World, Scholastic, 1974, from the screenplay by Charles Isaacs and Michael Pertwee.)

 

                A dog swallows a secret formula that makes it grow to unprecedented size.

 

FENWICK, VIRGINIA

 

America R.I.P.  (Specialty, 1965.)

 

                Pornography set in the future.

 

FERGUSON, BRAD  (See also collaboration which follows.)

 

Crisis on Centaurus  (Pocket, 1986.)

 

A Star Trek novel.

 

Uhura takes command of the Enterprise while it is on a rescue mission to help the survivors of a planet brutally attacked from space.  One of those survivors is McCoy's daughter, but she won't live long unless Uhura makes the right decisions.

 

Flag Full of Stars, A  (Pocket, 1991.)

 

A Star Trek novel.

 

Kirk has retired and married, but he leaves his desk for field work when Klingon agents steal a technological advance that could make them undisputed masters of the galaxy.

 

Last Stand, The  (Pocket, 1995.)

 

A Star Trek: Next Generation novel.

 

Picard and his crew try to intervene when a massive alien war fleet prepares to completely destroy another species that is on the verge of developing faster than light travel.

 

World Next Door, The  (Tor, 1990.)

 

                In an alternate world where a nuclear war devastated civilization in 1962, the survivors decades later begin to have strange dreams of an alternate world where the war did not take place.  And they also have visions of another, even more violent war, one which could wipe out humanity entirely.

 

FERGUSON, BRAD & FERGUSON, KATHI

 

Haunted Starship, The  (Pocket, 1997.)

 

Star Trek: Next Generation Starfleet Academy #13.

 

                While charting an asteroid belt, young Geordi sees what appears to be a genuine ghost.

 

FERGUSON, KATHI  (See collaboration above with Brad Ferguson.)

 

FERGUSON, NEIL

 

Double Helix Fall  (Abacus, 1990.)

 

                Not seen.  A robot detective.

 

Putting Out  (Hamish Hamilton, 1988, Penguin, 1990.)

 

                Marginal near future politics.

 

FERRIS, PAUL

 

Cure, The  (Dial, 1974, Weidenfeld & Nicholson, 1974, Avon, 1978.)

 

                A cancer cure is discovered, but there’s a catch.  It’s incredibly expensive and rare, and only a handful of people can get it.  Naturally the pharmaceutical industry plans to make a killing, and various other forces are maneuvering for control of its distribution.

 

FEZANDIE, CLEMENT

 

Through the Earth  (Century, 1898.)

 

                A transportation system under the earth between the continents.

 

FICHMAN, FREDERICK

 

Seti  (Roc, 1990.)

 

                An amateur fulfills his father’s lifelong ambition by detecting intelligent radio signals from another planet.  But scientists and politicians steal his equipment and data for their own purposes, and he is forced to take direct action to ensure that the credit doesn’t go to someone else, or even worse, get suppressed.

 

FICKLING, G.G.

 

Bombshell  (Pyramid, 1964.)

 

                A Honey West novel, though the rest of the series is not SF.  A secret Nazi organization in American, a stolen nuclear sub, and the plot to cause a nuclear war make this spy adventure cross the line.

 

FICKS, R. SNOWDEN & BEAUMONT, ROGER

 

Deep Space Processional  (Hale, 1982.)

 

                Not seen.

 

FIEDLER, LESLIE

 

Messengers Will Come No More, The  (Stein & Day, 1974.)

 

                Five centuries from now an archaeologist specializing in the 20th Centuries pursues his studies with the “assistance” or robots, ancient hippie worshippers, and other oddballs.

 

FIELDING, WARREN

 

Survival (Permuted, 2015.)

 

Apocalyptic plague.

 

FIELDS, MORGAN  (See J.M. Morgan.)

 

FIGGIS, N.P.

 

Fourth Mode  (Penguin, 1989.)

 

                A small town view of a nuclear war.

 

FILBRUN, J.S.

 

Gemini Rising  (Gold Medal, 1982.)

 

                A secret underground base in Texas is cut off from the outside world, and someone or something is killing members of the staff.  After the predictable body count, we discover that the project was actually experimenting with genetically altered animals, turned into organic weapons.

 

FILES, MEG

 

Meridian 144  (Soho, 1991.)

 

                Kitty’s home island is destroyed by a nuclear explosion while she is diving, and she appears to be the only survivor.

 

FILSON, BRENT

 

Space Scooter  (Scholastic, 1980.)

 

                Children’s book about a tiny space vehicle.

 

FINCH, PAUL   

 

Hunter's Moon  (BBC, 2011.)

 

A Doctor Who novel.

 

?

 

FINCH, PHILLIP

 

F2F  (Bantam, 1996.)

 

                Marginal thriller set in the near future when a serial killer uses elaborate computer bulletin boards to select and set up his victims.

 

FINCH, SHEILA

 

Garden of the Shaped, The  (Bantam, 1987.)

 

Shaper Exile #1.

 

                A group of immortal genetic engineers are exiled to a remote planet.  With stolen germ plasm, they continue their experiments and populate the planet with a variety of altered human forms.  Although their intention is not to interfere, they are forced to reconsider when the races they have created begin to mobilize for an internecine war.

 

Infinity’s Web  (Bantam, 1985.)

 

                Four different versions of the same woman in four different alternate histories interact with one another, including one set in a world where the Nazis won World War II.

 

Reading the Bones  (Tachyon, 2003.)

 

                Three humans are caught up in the conflicts among alien races.

 

Shaper’s Legacy  (Bantam, 1989.)

 

Shaper Exile #2.

 

                The disparate genetically engineered races on an isolated colony world begin to choose sides in the prelude to what threatens to be a terrible genocidal war.

 

Shaping the Dawn  (Bantam, 1989.)

 

Shaper Exile #3.

 

                A crossbreed of two diverging branches of humanity assumes a position of leadership and attempts to sway all of the varying parties in a planetwide war away from violence and toward cooperation.

 

Tiger in the Sky  (Avon, 1999.)

 

Out of Time #2.

 

                Young adult novel about teens benevolently kidnapped into the future to deal with an infestation of cute but troublesome aliens aboard a remote space station.  They discover that the aliens are not just the innocuous animals that they seem to be.

 

Triad  (Bantam, 1986.)

 

                It turns out that only women are psychologically and physically suited for interstellar travel, but the expedition to the planet Chameleon includes one man, an artist with decidedly individualistic opinions of everything.  And it turns out his unique talents are essential to the mission’s success.

 

FINDLEY, NIGEL  (Also writes Fantasy.)

 

No Limits  (Roc, 1996.)

 

                Loosely connected to the Battletech series.  A young woman enters virtual reality where Battletech games are as deadly as they would be in the real world.  Her attempts to solve a mystery lead her into deadly danger.

 

FINE, PETER HEATH

 

Night Trains  (Lippincott, 1979, Charter, 1981.)

 

                A train load of plutonium is stolen in this marginal thriller.

 

FINE, SARAH E.  (See collaboration with Walter Jury.)

 

FINE, STEPHEN

 

Molly Dear  (St Martins, 1988.)

 

                An android designed to be the perfect house servant gets ideas of her own, rebels against her masters, commits a variety of crimes against society, and has to defend herself in court.  The novel is written in the form of her personal memoirs.

 

FINGEROTH, DANNY & ASKEGREN, PIERCE

 

Sabotage  (Boulevard, 1997.)

 

A Marvel Comics novel.

 

Spiderman and Ironman team up against a veritable army of supervillains to prevent them from stealing a remarkable new energy source.

 

FINGEROTH, DANNY & FEIN, ERIC

 

Rampage  (Boulevard, 1997.)

 

A Marvel comics novel.

 

Spiderman must contend with an army of mini-Hulks after Bruce Banner is kidnapped by an evil scientist who plans to use them for world conquest.

 

FINIGAN, G.L.

 

Anno Domini 1963  (Direct Publicity, 1943.)

 

                Utopian pamphlet.

 

FINLAY, D.G.  (Also writes Fantasy.)

 

Edge of Tomorrow, The  (Star, 1979.)

 

                Not seen.

 

FINN, RALPH

 

Captive on the Flying Saucers  (Gaywood, 1952.)

 

                An Earthman is kidnapped onto a flying saucer full of Venusians.

 

Freaks Against Supermen  (Gaywood, 1951.)

 

                After a plague kills off most of the population, superhumans and mutants battle for control of the planet.

 

Time Marches Sideways  (Hutchinson, 1950.)

 

                Not seen.  Time travel.

 

FINNEY, JACK  (Also writes Fantasy and Horror.)

 

About Time  (Simon & Schuster, 1986, Fireside, 1986.)

 

                Omnibus of The Third Level and I Love Galesburg in the Springtime.

 

Body Snatchers, The  (Magazine version, 1954, Dell, 1955, Sphere, 1978.  Eyre Spottiswoode, 1955, Beacon, 1956. Award, 1973, Fireside, 1989, Lightyear, 1993, Easton, ?, Simon & Schuster, 1998, as Invasion of the Body Snatchers.)

 

                The classic SF story, thrice filmed, about alien invaders who replace human beings by growing duplicate bodies in giant pods hidden near where their victims are sleeping.  A handful of people become aware of the threat, but can’t spread the alarm fast enough.

 

Clock of Time, The.  (See The Third Level.)

 

Forgotten News: The Crime of the Century and Other Lost Stories  (Doubleday, 1983, Simon & Schuster, 1986.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

I Love Galesburg in the Springtime  (Simon & Schuster, 1963, Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1965, Pan, 1968.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

Invasion of the Body Snatchers, The.  (See The Body Snatchers.)

 

Third Level, The  (Rinehart, 1948, Doubleday, 1957, Dell, 1959, Buccaneer, 1995. Panther, 1961, as The Clock of Time.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

Woodrow Wilson Dime, The  (Simon & Schuster, 1968.)

 

                A man receives a Woodrow Wilson dime in his change one day and it proves to be the talisman that allows him to pass into an alternate world where everything seems to have worked out much better for him.  Or has it?

 

FINTUSHEL, ELIOT

 

Breakfast with the Ones You Love  (Bantam, 2007.)

 

                Satiric comedy involving spaceships, Jewish legends, and a woman with psychic powers.

 

FIRTH, N. WESLEY

 

Terror Strikes, The  (Hamilton, 1946.)

 

                Not seen.

 

FISCH, SHOLLY  (Also writes Horror.)

 

Gen 13 Ver 2.0  (BP, 2002.)

 

A Gen 13 novel.

 

                When a young woman decides to resign from a group of superheroes, she puts her family in jeopardy.

 

FISCHER, LEONARD

 

Let Out the Beast  (Export, 1950, Newstand Library, 1960.)

 

                A nuclear war destroys most of the world in 1965 and a handful of survivors soon descend into barbarism as they fight over the dwindling resources that remain.

 

FISCHER, P.J.    

 

Julia and the Dream Maker  (Traitor Dachsund, 2003.)

 

                An experiment in biology gets two people in trouble with the government.

 

FISETTE, JAMES J.

 

War of 1974, The  (Post Publishing, 1965.)

 

                Inept novel about the soldiers in charge of nuclear weapons when the Third World War breaks out.

 

FISH, LEONARD  (See Fysh and Claude Haley and Victor LaSalle.)

 

FISHER, DAVID

 

Creature from the Pit, The  (Target, 1981.)

 

A Doctor Who novel.

 

The Doctor intercedes when the ruler of a metal poor planet risks an interplanetary war rather than allow the import of cargo which could end her monopoly on the wealth involved in the sale of metals.

 

Leisure Hive, The  (Target, 1982.)

 

A Doctor Who novel.

 

Suspected of spying, murder, and other crimes, the Doctor must prove his innocence on a pleasure planet which sustains its existence by the use of highly sophisticated machinery that runs their entire natural world.

 

FISHER, JAMES P.

 

Great Brain Robbery, The  (Belmont, 1970.)

 

                A human with psychic powers is tricked into traveling to a distant planet, ostensibly to help its inhabitants.  But he soon discovers that his guide is actually working for a group of villainous creatures with ulterior motives involving the removal of his brain from his body.

 

FISHER, LEONARD

 

Noonan: A Novel About Baseball, ESP, & Time Warps  (Doubleday, 1978.)

 

                Not seen.

 

FISHER, LOU

 

Blue Ice Pilot, The  (Popular Library/Questar, 1986.)

 

                A space pilot gets caught between a manipulative corporation, a war devastated Earth, a colony whose leader has been assassinated, and a company of mercenaries shipped off to the stars.

 

Sunstop 8  (Dell, 1978.)

 

                A small time bookie is kidnapped by a crime lord and forced to run his gambling setup, but if he continues, a rival criminal will murder the woman he loves.  So he has to employ his ingenuity to outwit both men and rescue his sweetheart.

 

FISHER, PHILIP M.

 

Vanishing Ships  (Novel, 1943.)

 

                The Japanese navy unveils a new weapon that destroys US ships from a distance.

 

FISHER, SHARON LYNN  (Also writes Fantasy)

 

Ghost Planet  (Tor, 2012.)

 

A woman takes a job on another planet where aliens are very strange.

 

FISHER, VARDIS

 

Darkness and the Deep  (Vanguard, 1943, Pyramid, 1960.)

 

                Various adventures of a band of prehistoric humans.

 

Golden Rooms, The  (Vanguard, 1944, Armed Forces, 1944, Pyramid, 1960.)

 

                Prehistoric humans exhibit unbridled lust and violence.

 

FISHMAN, SETH

 

Well's End, The (Putnam, 2014.)

 

A teen discovers the source of a new plague.

 

FISK, NICHOLAS (Also writes Fantasy.)

 

Antigrav  (Kestrel, 1978.)

 

                Not seen.

 

Backlash  (Walker, 1978.)

 

                Not seen.

 

Catfang  (Knight, 1981.)

 

Star Stormers #3.

 

                Not seen.

 

Escape from Splatterbang.  (See Flamers!)

 

Evil Eye  (Knight, 1982.)

 

Star Stormers #4.

 

                Not seen.

 

Extraterrestrial Tales  (Puffin, 1980.)

 

                Omnibus of  Space Hostages, Trillions, and On the Flip Side.

 

Fantastico  (Longman, 1994.

 

                Not seen.

 

Flamers!  (Knight, 1980.  Pelham, 1978, Atheneum, 1979, Aladdin, 1982, as Escape from Splatterbang.)

 

                Stranded without his parents on a hostile planet, the young hero and his talking computer have to figure out how to get off that world.

 

Grinny  (Heinemann, 1973, Nelson, 1974, Puffin, 1975, David and Charles, 1980, G.K. Hall, 1989.)

 

                Two children discover that the mysterious sister of one of them is actually an alien from another world capable of manipulating the minds of their parents.

 

High Way Home  (Hamish Hamilton, 1973, Puffin, ?)

 

                Not seen.

 

Hole in the Head, A  (Walker, 1991.)

 

                Not seen.

 

Little Green Spacemen  (Heinemann, 1974.)

 

                Not seen.

 

Living Fire and Other S.F. Stories  (Corgi, 1987.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

Mindbenders  (Kestrel, 1987.)

 

                Not seen.

 

Monster Maker  (Pelham, 1979, MacMillan, 1980, G.K, Hall, 1986, Galaxy, 1997.)

 

                Not seen.

 

On the Flip Side  (Kestrel, 1983, Lythway, 1987.)

 

                Not seen.

 

Rag, a Bone and a Hank of Hair, A  (Kestrel, 1980, Crown, 1982.)

 

                In the far future, much of the competitiveness and uniqueness has been bred out of humanity, but as a consequence the race has grown increasingly infertile.  So a pilot project of Reborns, with the old differences restored, is initiated to help the race survive.

 

Robot Revolt  (Pelham, 1981.)

 

                Not seen.

 

Space Hostages  (Hamish Hamilton, 1967, MacMillan, 1969, Puffin, 1970.)

 

                A dying space pilot kidnaps several children, and once he has gone they have to decide which among their number should be put in charge in an attempt to get themselves back home.

 

Star Stormers  (Knight, 1980.)

 

Star Stormers #1.

 

                A group of children build a homemade spaceship and go off in search of their missing parents.  Instead they run into a bizarre ship whose captain is worshipped by his crew.

 

Sunburst  (Knight, 1980.)

 

Star Stormers #2.

 

                Not seen.

 

Sweets from a Stranger  (Kestrel, 1982.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

Telly Is Watching You, The  (MacDonald, 1989.)

 

                Not seen.

 

Time Trap  (Gollancz, 1976, Puffin, 1979.)

 

                An unhappy boy decides to leave his home and find adventure with his mysterious uncle, and discovers to value what he already has.

 

Trillions  (Hamish Hamilton, 1971, Pantheon, 1973, Puffin, 1973.)

 

                Tiny objects fall from space in enormous quantities and no one knows what they are.  Scientists are puzzled until one boy discovers the secret.

 

Volcano  (Knight, 1983.)

 

Star Stormers #5.

 

                Not seen.

 

Wheelie in the Stars  (Heinemann, 1976, Puffin, 1979.)

 

                Two cargo handlers on a boring world entertain themselves by restoring a motorbike, which turns out to be just the thing needed when a crisis endangers the entire outpost.

 

You Remember Me!  (Kestrel, 1984, Hall, 1987.)

 

                Not seen.

 

FITZGERALD, JAMES

 

For Fear of Little Men  (Exposition, 1977.)

 

                A visit to the fortieth century.

 

FITZ-GIBBON, RALPH

 

Man With Two Bodies, The  (Vantage, 1952.)

 

                Not seen.

 

FITZGIBBON, CONSTANTINE

 

Golden Age, The  (Hart-Davis, 1975, Norton, ?)

 

                After the nuclear war in Great Britain.

 

Iron Hoop, The  (Knopf, 1949, Cassell, 1950.)

 

                A future war novel seen from the point of view of the inhabitants of an occupied zone.

 

When the Kissing Had to Stop  (Norton, 1960, Cassell, 1960, Bantam, 1961, Pan, 1962, Arlington House, 1973.)

 

                As riots and social unrest sweep Great Britain, the new Prime Minister assumes dictatorial powers to restore peace and order.

 

FITZPATRICK, ERNEST HUGH  (See also Hugo Barnaby.)

 

Coming Conflict of Nations, The  (Rokker, 1909.)

 

                Future war between the US and Japan.

 

FLACKES, B.  (See also Clem McCartney.)

 

Duel in Nightmare Worlds  (Hamilton, 1952.)

 

                The story of an interplanetary war fought with implausible superweapons.

 

FLAGG, FRANCIS  (Pseudonym of George Henry Weiss.)

 

Night People, The  (FPCI, 1947.)

 

                Time travel.

 

FLAGG, JONAS & GRAVES, GEOFFREY

 

Seven Days to Disaster (Major, 1976.)

 

                Marginal thriller about stolen plutonium hidden in a major city by three extortionists.

 

FL&M&NG, I&N

 

Alligator  (Vanitas, 1962.)

 

                The Harvard Lampoon spoof of the James Bond series in which an arch-villain steals the British Parliament.

 

FLAMING, MATTHEW

 

Kingdom of Ohio, The  (Putnam, 2009, Berkley, 2010.)

 

Unusual novel about a woman who remembers another reality.

 

FLAMMARION, CAMILLE

 

Lumen  (Wesleyan, 2000, translated from the 1872 French edition by Brian N. Stableford.

 

                A conversation between a student and a discorporate intelligence which has traveled among the stars.

 

Omega: The Last Days of the World  (Cosmopolitan, 1894, Bison, 2001.)

 

                Not seen.  A future history involving the occult.

 

FLECKER, JAMES ELROY

 

Last Generation, The  (New Age, 1908.)

 

                Pamphlet about the end of humanity when childbirth is proscribed.

 

FLEISCHER, LEONORE  (Also writes Fantasy and Horror.)

 

Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein  (Signet, 1994, from the screenplay by Steph Lady and Frank Darabont.)

 

                Novelization of another filmed interpretation of the classic tale.

 

FLEMING, IAN  (The James Bond novels not listed are straight adventure fiction. Also writes Fantasy.)

 

Live and Let Die  (MacMillan, 1954, Signet, 1959, Diamond, 1989, Fine Communications, 1997.)

 

A James Bond novel.

 

James Bond investigates a Harlem crimelord who is a paid agent of the Soviet Union and who is using buried treasure to finance operations.  One of the characters is a telepath with limited powers of precognition.

 

Moonraker  (MacMillan, 1955, Jonathan Cape, 1955, Pan, 1956, Signet, 1960, Ace, 1988, Fine Communications, 1997.  Permabooks, 1963, as Too Hot to Handle.)

 

A James Bond novel.

 

A Nazi with ties to the Soviet Union masquerades as a British billionaire and creates a missile project that is secretly designed to drop a nuclear warhead on London.

 

Thunderball  (Signet, 1961, Viking, 1961, Fine Communications, 1997.)

 

A James Bond novel.

 

An international criminal organization steals two atomic weapons and threatens to destroy a major city unless they receive an enormous ransom.

 

Too Hot to Handle.  (See Moonraker.)

 

FLEMING, PETER

 

Flying Visit, The  (Jonathan Cape, 1940.)

 

                Not seen.  Spoof about Hitler visiting Britain.

 

Sixth Column:  A Singular Tales of Our Time  (Hart-Davis, 1951.)

 

                Near future politics.

 

FLEMING, ROBERT LOREN

 

Back to the Future  (Berkley, 1985.)

 

                An adaptation of the novelization of the screenplay.

 

Justice League of America  (Archway, 1984.)

 

A multi-path adventure gamebook involving several separate stories.  Batman, the Flash, Mantis, and others are included.

 

FLETCHER, CHARLES R.L.  (See collaboration with Ronald Knox.)

 

FLETCHER, GEORGE U.  (Pseudonym of Fletcher Pratt, whom see.)

 

FLETCHER, JOHN

 

Empire of Women (Armchair, 2011, bound with One of Our Cities Is Missing by Irving Cox. Magazine appearance 1952.)

 

Nonsense about an interstellar war between men and women.

 

Terror from the Abyss (Armchair, 2016, bound with The Great Mirror by Arthur J. Burks. (Magazine version 1952.)

 

An earthlike planet conceals a dangerous secret.

 

FLETCHER, J.S.

 

Air-Ship and Other Stories, The  (Digby, Long, 1903.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

Three Days’ Terror, The  (Long, 1901, Clode, 1927.)

 

                On a remote island, someone is breeding an inhuman race of creatures whose existence poses a threat to the outside world.

 

Wonderful City, The  (Nelson, 1894.)

 

                Discovery of a lost civilization.

 

FLINDERS, KARL  (Pseudonym of Saul Milton.)

 

Love Machinery, The  (Olympia, 1971.)

 

                Pornography about a mechanical mattress that anticipates the desires of people lying upon it.

 

FLINN, DENNY MARTIN

 

Fearful Summons  (Pocket, 1995.)

 

A Star Trek novel.

 

Sulu is captain of his own vessel, but that ship falls into the hands of a mysterious and bellicose race who offer to trade the crew for the secret of the Federation's most advanced weapons.  Kirk has to find a way to rescue his friend without putting entire planets at risk.

 

FLINT, ERIC  (Also writes Fantasy. See also collaborations with David Drake, David WeberMercedes Lackey, and Dave

, plus those that follow.)

 

1636: Commander Cantrell in the West Indies (Baen, 2015.)

 

Alternate history. 

 

1824: The Arkansas War  (Del Rey, 2006.)

 

Alternate Frontiers #2.

 

                Alternate universe in which Henry Clay became President and became embroiled in a war.

 

Mother of Demons  (Baen, 1997.)

 

                Humans arrive on a planet populated by intelligent mollusks of various species and intercede in their affairs, not always with the results they expected.  Much of the story is told from the point of view of a mollusc mercenary after her encounter with and near death at the hands of the invaders.

 

1812: The Rivers of War  (Del Rey, 2005.)

 

Alternate Frontier #1.

 

                Indians and ex-slaves organize to resist westward expansion.

 

1632  (Baen, 2000.)

 

A Ring of Fire novel

 

                A small West Virginia town is transported by a bizarre natural phenomenon to an alternate universe in which they interact with similar victims from the 17th Century.

 

1633  (Baen, 2002.)

 

A Ring of Fire novel

 

                Involuntary time travelers change the course of human civilization.

 

1635: The Eastern Front (Baen, 2010.)

 

A Ring of Fire novel.

 

?

 

1636: Saxon Uprising, The  (Baen, 2011.)

 

A Ring of Fire novel.

 

More turmoil in an alternate past.

 

Ottoman Onslaught, The (Baen, 2017.)

 

Worlds  (Baen, 2009.)

 

Collection of sometimes related short stories.

 

FLINT, ERIC & BARBER, GRIFFIN

 

1636: Mission to the Mughals (Baen, 2017.)

 

?

 

FLINT, ERIC & CARRICO, DAVID

 

1636: The Devil's Opera  (Baen, 2013.)

 

A Ring of Fire novel.

 

?

 

FLINT, ERIC & DENNIS, ANDREW

 

1634: The Galileo Affair  (Baen, 2004.)

 

A Ring of Fire novel

 

                International politics as time travelers transform early America.

 

1635: A Parcel of Rogues (Baen, 2016.)

 

A Ring of Fire novel.

 

?

 

1635: The Cannon Law  (Baen, 2006.)

 

A Ring of Fire novel

 

                Time traveling Americans battle the intransigence of 17th Century European institutions.

 

FLINT, ERIC & GANNON, CHARLES E.

 

1635: The Papal Stakes  (Baen, 2012.)

 

A Ring of Fire novel.

 

?

 

1636: Commander Cantrell in the West Indies (Baen, 2015.)

 

A Ring of Fire novel.

 

?

 

FLINT, ERIC & HUFF, GORG & GOODLETT, PAULA

 

1636: The Kremlin Games  (Baen, 2012.(

 

A Ring of Fire novel.

 

?

 

1636: The Viennese Waltz (Baen, 2015.)

 

A Ring of Fire novel.

 

?

 

FLINT, ERIC & HUNT, WALTER

 

1636: The Cardinal Virtues (Baen, 2015.)

 

?

 

FLINT, ERIC & SPOOR, RYK E.

 

Boundary  (Baen, 2006.)

 

Helen Sutter #1.

 

                The first expedition to Mars.

 

Castaway Planet (Baen, 2015.)

 

Helen Sutter #4.

 

Settling the solar system.

 

Portal  (Baen, 2013.)

 

Helen Sutter #3.

 

A struggle to survive on Europa.

 

Threshold  (Baen, 2010.)

 

Helen Sutter #2.

 

A search for alien technology in the Jovian moons.

 

FLINT, ERIC & DEMARCE, VIRGINIA

 

1634: The Bavarian Crisis  (Baen, 2007.)

 

A Ring of Fire novel.

 

Further problems bringing modern technology into the past.

 

1634: The Ram Rebellion  (Baen, 2006.)

 

A Ring of Fire novel

 

                A transplanted community from contemporary America mixes it up in 17th Century European politics.

 

1635: The Dreeson Incident  (Baen, 2008.)

 

A Ring of Fire novel.

 

More adventures in an alternate history.

 

FLINT, ERIC & GANNON, CHARLES E.

 

Aethers of Mars, The  (Arc Manor, 2014.)

 

Alternate history in which the British Empire reached Mars.

 

FLINT, ERIC & KOSMATKA, MARILYN

 

Time Spike  (Baen, 2008.)

 

A Ring of Fire novel.

 

A contemporary prison is sent back through time to prehistory.

 

FLINT, ERIC & WEBER, DAVID

 

1634: The Baltic War  (Baen, 2007.)

 

A Ring of Fire novel

 

Involuntary time travelers try to improve human civilization during the 17th Century.

 

FLINT, ERIC & WENTWORTH, K.D.

 

Course of Empire, The  (Baen, 2003.)

 

Empire #1.

 

                An interstellar alien empire has conquered Earth and installed a military government.  A human soldier is drafted into a role as liaison, which he finds both dangerous and promising as a source of information for the resistance.

 

Crucible of Empire, The  (Baen, 2010.)

 

Empire #2.

 

The discovery of a new alien power in space alters the balance of power.

 

FLINT, HOMER EON  (See also collaboration with Austin Hall.)

 

Devolutionist and the Emancipatrix, The  (Ace, 1965.  Magazine version 1919.)

 

                Two short novels about strange planets.

 

Lord of Death and the Queen of Life, The  (Ace, 1965.  Magazine version 1919.)

 

                Two short novels about the exploration of Mercury and Venus.

 

FLINT, JAMES

 

Habitus  (Fourth Estate, 1998, St Martins, 2000.)

 

                Three disparate people born with unusual powers combine to change the world.

 

FLOOD, ELOISE  (See collaboration with Bill McCay.)

 

FLORMAN, SAMUEL C.

 

Aftermath, The  (St Martins, 2001, Thomas Dunne, 2003.)

 

                A comet hits the earth and wipes out civilization except for the region of Natal.  A group of engineers who happen to be in the area decide to set about reconstruction the world.

 

FLYNN, JOHN L.

 

Jovian Dilemma, The  (Galactic, 2006.)

 

Life is discovered on Jupiter.

 

FLYNN, JOSEPH

 

Next President, The  (Bantam, 2000.)

 

                Marginal near future thriller about a plot to kill the man who seems likely to be the first Black President.

 

FLYNN, MICHAEL  (See also collaborations with Larry Niven & Jerry Pournelle.)

 

Captive Dreams  (Phoenix Pick, 2012.)

 

Collection of related stories.

 

Eifelheim  (Tor, 2006.)

 

                Aliens appear in 14th Century Europe.

 

Falling Stars  (Tor, 2001.)

 

Star #4.

 

                Several asteroids have changed course and are heading for Earth, but efforts to organize a plan to deal with them are hindered by the usual political maneuvering.  The presence of an alien base in the asteroid belt adds to the complications.

 

Firestar  (Tor, 1996.)

 

Star #1.

 

                One determined young woman proves that individuals can change the course of history when she prods and convinces governments and corporations to help the human race expand into space. 

 

Forest of Time and Other Stories, The  (Tor, 1997.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

In the Country of the Blind  (Baen, 1990. Tor, 2001 expanded.)

 

                A novel of the secret history of the world.  A century ago, Charles Babbage successfully invented a computer, and a cabal of powerful men has been using it ever since.  Now they attempt to use their knowledge of society’s infrastructure to take over completely.

 

In the Lion's Mouth  (Tor, 2012.)

 

A missing man figures in the conflict among interstellar societies.

 

January Dancer, The  (Tor, 2008.)

 

The discovery of an alien artifact leads to interstellar troubles.

 

Lodestar  (Tor, 2000.)

 

Star #3.

 

                Humanity has reached the asteroid belt, but shortly thereafter a number of those bodies change orbits and set out on a collision course for Earth.  Authorities scramble to discover who, or what, is behind this assault against the human race.

 

Nanotech Chronicles, The  (Baen, 1991.)

 

                A series of related stories about a scientist specializing in nanotechnology and the effect his discoveries have on society.

 

On the Razor's Edge  (Tor, 2013.)

 

Political intrigue in an interstellar society.

 

Rogue Star  (Tor, 1998.)

 

Star #2.

 

                The first manned flight is on its way to the asteroid belt, but efforts to encourage humankind to expand into space are complicated by the plan of an American President to use the fledgling space program as a way to spread US authority, and weaponry, beyond the atmosphere.

 

Up Jim River  (Tor, 2010.)

 

Adventurers explore a river on a distant planet.

 

Wreck of the River of Stars, The  (Tor, 2003.)

 

                New technology has rendered the light sailers of the solar system obsolete, but one of them continues to make a marginal living for its crew.  Then an unexpected disaster strikes and their lives are all in danger.

 

FLYNN, TOM

 

Galactic Rapture  (Prometheus, 2000.)

 

Rapture #1.

 

                The Roman Catholic religion has been embraced by a number of alien races.  When a mathematician predicts that the next manifestation of Christ will be on a proscribed world, the consequences threaten to shatter the Church's authority.

 

Nothing Sacred  (Prometheus, 2004.)

 

Rapture #2.

 

                Earth is considered a backwater world despite being the origin of the most popular of various galactic religions.

 

FODOR, R.V. & TAYLOR, G.J.

 

Impact!  (Leisure, 1979.)

 

                A meteor is on course toward Earth, with an impact point on the Russian - Chinese border.  The US is leading efforts to launch spacecraft to destroy or deflect it, but powerful political and financial interests are working behind the scenes to sabotage the effort.

 

FOGLIO, PHIL  (See collaboration with Nick Pollotta.)

 

FOLEY, LOUISE MUNRO

 

Train of Terror, The  (Scholastic, 1982.)

 

A multi-path gamebook set on a train occupied by thieves and robots.

 

FOLINGSBY, KENNETH

 

Meda: A Tale of the Future  (Aird & Coghill, 1891.)

 

                A novel of the far future when cities have been abandoned.

 

FOLLETT, JAMES

 

Dominator  (?)

 

                Not seen.

 

Doomsday Ultimatum, The  (Weidenfeld & Nicholson, 1976, Mandarin, 1991.)

 

                Not seen.

 

Earth Search  (?, 1978, BBC, 1981, Severn House, 1984.)

 

Earth #1.

 

                Not seen.

 

Mindwarp  (Severn House, 1994.)

 

                A prequel to the Earth series.

 

Ice  (Stein and Day, 1978, Weidenfeld & Nicholson, 1978, Popular Library, 1979, Magna, 1994.)

 

                The Antarctic ice cap begins to break up and a chunk of ice of unprecedented size is set loose, floating toward the mainland and a disastrous collision.

 

Temple of the Winds  (Severn House, 2000)

 

                Not seen.  A small English town discovers that they are enclosed in a force field.

 

Torus  (Methuen, 1990.)

 

Earth #2.

 

                Not seen.

 

Trojan  (Lime Tree, 1991, Reed, 1999.)

 

                A dangerous political battle erupts over control of a new kind of computer technology.

 

FOLLETT, KEN  (See also Marty Martinsen and Bernard L. Ross.)

 

Hammer of Eden, The  (Crown, 1998.)

 

                Near future thriller about a religious cult that develops the technology to cause earthquakes.

 

Third Twin, The  (Crown, 1996, Crest, 1997.)

 

                An investigator stumbles across evidence that human beings are being illegally cloned.

 

FONTANA, D.C.

 

Questor Tapes, The  (Ballantine, 1974, based on the screenplay by Gene Roddenberry and Gene L. Coon.)

 

                An android discovers the truth about himself after a series of adventures.  This made for television film was supposed to be the pilot for a series that never happened.

 

Vulcan's Glory  (Pocket, 1989.)

 

A Star Trek novel.

 

A story of the first mission of Spock and Scottie aboard the Enterprise, still captained by Christopher Pike.  Spock comes dangerously close to having a love affair, but both he and Scottie prove themselves handy in a crisis.

 

FONTENAY, CHARLES L.

 

Day the Oceans Overflowed, The  (Monarch, 1964, Priory, ?)

 

                In an attempt to free up more land for the bulging population of the Earth, scientists plan to melt some of the polar ice.  But the project gets out of control, too much is melted too quickly, and tidal waves and flooding destroy coastal civilization throughout the world.

 

Here, There and Elsewhere: Volume 1  (Royal Fireworks, 2001.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

Here, There and Elsewhere: Volume 2  (Royal Fireworks, 2001.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

Here, There and Elsewhere: Volume 3  (Royal Fireworks, 2001.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

Kipton and Gruff  (Royal Fireworks, ?)

 

Kipton #1.

 

                A precocious young woman in the Mars colony uses her superintelligence to track down the person who murdered her uncle.

 

Kipton and the Android  (Royal Fireworks, 1997.)

 

Kipton #8.

 

                An android that is programmed never to lie confesses to a murder, but Kipton doesn’t believe it and sets out to solve the mystery.

 

Kipton and the Caves of Mars  (Royal Fireworks, 1997.)

 

Kipton #11.

 

                While attempting to communicate with a newly discovered Martian lifeform, a scientist is murdered and Kipton must play detective once again.

 

Kipton and the Christmas Gift  (Royal Fireworks, 1997.)

 

Kipton #7.

 

                Kipton has to investigate the murder of a Santa Claus brought to entertain children at a Christmas party on Mars.

 

Kipton and the Delusions of Tante Else  (Royal Fireworks, 1999.)

 

Kipton #17.

 

                While touring colleges looking for one to attend, the precocious Kipton solves a murder mystery.

 

Kipton and the I Ching  (Royal Fireworks, 1997.)

 

Kipton #9.

 

                The Chinese are establishing a base on Mars, but their interaction with the existing colonies is thrown into jeopardy when the daughter of the Chinese leader becomes romantically involved outside her race.

 

Kipton and the Martian Maidens  (Royal Fireworks, 1999.)

 

Kipton #16.

 

                Not seen.

 

Kipton and the Matter Transmitter  (Royal Fireworks, 1999.)

 

Kipton #15.

 

                A young boy is just one of the people who disappear during matter transmission, but she's a lot smarter than the rest and manages his own rescue.

 

Kipton and the Monkey’s Uncle  (Royal Fireworks, ?)

 

Kipton #4.

 

                Kipton is on vacation when she becomes involved with the theft of a jewel that make be proof that the planet Mars was at one time inhabited.

 

Kipton and the Monorail Murder  (Royal Fireworks, 1997.)

 

Kipton #12.

 

                During what is supposed to be a casual trip, an acquaintance of Kipton is murdered, and she is encouraged to track down the murderer.

 

Kipton and the Ovoid  (Royal Fireworks, ?)

 

Kipton #2.

 

                A scientist discovers evidence of life on Mars, which puts the plan to terraform that world in jeopardy.  But before he can establish his evidence, he’s murdered, and Kipton has to find out who’s responsible.

 

Kipton and the Riddle of Sandstone  (Royal Fireworks, 1999.)

 

Kipton #18.

 

                While attending college, Kipton's detective skills are called upon once again.

 

Kipton and the Tower of Time  (Royal Fireworks, 1996.)

 

Kipton #6.

 

                A precocious child genius and his friends are trapped in a time warp back to ancient Mars.

 

Kipton and the Voodoo Curse  (Royal Fireworks, 1997.)

 

Kipton #10.

 

                Voodoo appears to have claimed the life of a recent arrival on Mars, until Kipton uses her investigative gifts to find out how the murder was really done.

 

Kipton at the Martian Games  (Royal Fireworks, 1998.)

 

Kipton #14.

 

                Not seen.

 

Kipton in Wonderland  (Royal Fireworks, ?)

 

Kipton #3.

 

                Economic espionage, a Martian rebel movement with ulterior motives, an interesting but dangerous version of virtual reality, and other aspects of colonial life on the red planet make life difficult for a young girl.

 

Kipton: Murder on Stage  (Royal Fireworks, ?)

 

Kipton #5.

 

                A comparatively low key adventure while a Martian colonial school is producing a mystery play.

 

Kipton on Phobos  (Royal Fireworks, 1998.)

 

Kipton #13.

 

                Not seen.

 

Modal  (Silk Label, 2000.)

 

                Worldwide climatic changes have rendered most technology unusual, and in the semi-barbaric aftermath, new theories of human inter-reaction gain popularity, mostly involving the martial arts.

 

Rebels of the Red Planet  (Ace, 1961, bound with 200 Years to Christmas by J.T. McIntosh.  Priory, ? Armchair, 2013, bound with Stay Out of Space! by Dwight V. Swain.)

 

Colonists on Mars are repressed by a government that is controlled by commercial interests.  A rebel group seeks to use telepathy and psychokinesis to undermine their authority, aided by genetic engineering and the unusual mental powers of the native Martians.

 

Target: Grant, 1862  (Silk Label, 1999.)

 

                A man convinced that the South should have won the Civil War goes back through time in a plot to assassinate Grant.  Along the way he discovers that if he succeeds, he would cause even greater harm in the future.

 

Twice Upon a Time  (Ace, 1958, bound with The Mechanical Monarch by E.C. Tubb. Armchair, 2012, bound with Planet of Dread by Murray Leinster.)

 

An alien gives a mysterious to a young boy because he will need it in the future when, as a member of an interstellar police force, he runs into an ambitious man who wants to dominate the entire universe.

 

FONTES, RON

 

Mars Attacks  (Troll, 1996, from the screenplay by Jonathan Gems.)

 

                Young readers’ version of the movie about a Martian invasion.

 

Rocketeer, The (Disney, 1991, from the screenplay by Danny Bilson, Paul De Meo, and William Dear.)

 

                A flying suit allows a young man to foil a plot by German spies.

 

FOOS, LAURIE

 

Twinship  (Harcourt Brace, 1999.)

 

                A woman inadvertently gives birth to a clone of herself in this implausible setup, and employs a clairvoyant to help her track down the kidnapped child.

 

FOOTE, KEITH D.

 

Interstellar Intrigue  (Cosmos, 2002.)

 

Outreach Investigations #1.

 

                Criminals try to steal the secret of immortality.

 

FORBECK, MATT

 

Amortals (Angry Robot, 2010.)

 

A clone seeks the killer of his original.

 

Mutant Chronicles  (Del Rey, 2008, based on the screenplay by Philip Eisner.)

 

A future world dominated by megacorporations is attacked by deadly mutants.

 

New Blood (Gallery, 2016.)

 

A Halo novel.

 

Military SF.

 

FORBES, ALEX  (Pseudonym of Bob Gold.)

 

Anal Astronaut.  (See Anal Planet.)

 

Anal Planet  (Stratford, 1976.  Anal Erotic, 1981, as Anal Astronaut by Bob Gold.)

 

                Pornography on another planet.

 

FORBES, ALEXANDER

 

Radio Gunner, The  (Houghton Mifflin, 1924.)

 

                Future war.

 

FORBES, CAROLINE

 

Needle on Full, The  (Onlywomen Press, 1985.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories dealing with lesbian issues.

 

FORBES, COLIN

 

Stockholm Syndicate, The  (Collins, 1981, Dutton, 1982, Ulversoft, 1992.)

 

                A special agent discovers that there is a clandestine international organization that manipulates governments, economies, and other institutions.

 

Year of the Golden Ape  (Dutton, 1974, Crest, 1975, Pan, 1976.)

 

                Marginal thriller about a home made atomic bomb.

 

FORD, DOUGLAS

 

Raid of Dover, The  (King, Sell, & Olding, 1910.)

 

                Not seen.

 

Time of Terror, A  (Greening, 1906.)

 

                Future war.

 

FORD, FORD MADOX  (Also writes Fantasy.)

 

Vive Le Roy  (Unwin, 1937.)

 

                Political satire set in France after the restoration of the monarchy.

 

FORD, JOHN M.  (See also Michael J. Dodge.  Also writes Fantasy.)

 

Final Reflection, The  (Pocket, 1984, Firecrest, 1985.)

 

A Star Trek novel.

 

A Klingon sent on a mission to the Federation learns that elements of his own race are planning a major military offensive against the human race, but discovers that peace isn't such a bad deal after all.  So he manipulates things to prevent the war.

 

From the End of the Twentieth Century  (NESFA, 1997.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

Fugue State  (Tor, 1990, bound with The Death of Doctor Island by Gene Wolfe.)

 

                Long story about subversion is a repressive society.

 

Growing Up Weightless  (Bantam, 1993.)

 

                Five bored youngsters in the Lunar colony outwit the computers and find away to leave the dome on a forbidden, dangerous, and secret trip to the Farside.  Their journey teaches them more about themselves and their reaction to hardship than they expected.

 

How Much for Just the Planet?  (Pocket, 1987, Titan, 1987.)

 

A Star Trek novel.

 

A genuinely funny Trek novel about the efforts by both Klingons and the Federation to outbid one another for the dilithium rights on a planet rich with the crystals.  But the owners of that planet have a very strange idea of how the competition should be resolved.

 

Princes of the Air, The  (Pocket, 1982, Tor, 1991.)

 

                Three young men from a backwater planet are bored with their life, so they find a way to escape into space for a series of hair raising adventures.  But even as they prepare to oppose an interplanetary enemy, they begin to suspect that there’s a spy in their midst.

 

Scholars of Night, The  (Tor, 1988.)

 

                Marginal thriller involving a secret history of mankind.

 

Web of Angels  (Pocket, 1980.)

 

                In the far distant future, all of humankind is linked through the Web, a kind of psychic computer network.  The Web meets everyone’s needs, but it is also host to an organization of cyber police who enforce the rules with cold blooded efficiency.

 

FORD, KEN

 

Prototype P.Z.642  (Curtis, 1953.)

 

                Not seen.

 

Sky Fighters  (Curtis, 1953.)

 

                Not seen.

 

FORD, MIKE  (See also collaboration which follows.  Also writes Horror.)

 

Attack of the Two-Ton Tomatoes  (Avon Camelot, 1998.)

 

Eerie, Indiana #7.

 

                All the kids in a small town begin to really love their vegetables after a new strain of tomatoes is sold in the area.  The protagonists suspect that something fishy is up, particularly when their neighbors start spending a lot of time in the sun and display a greenish tinge.

 

Switching Channels  (Avon Camelot, 1998.)

 

Eerie, Indiana #13.

 

                Two boys from Eerie notice that a television set allows them to look at versions of themselves from an alternate dimension.

 

FORD, MIKE & PEEL, JOHN

 

Bureau of the Lost  (Avon Camelot, 1997.)

 

Eerie, Indiana #2.

 

                Several historical characters who have disappeared escape from a cryogenic vault hidden beneath a small town.

 

FORD, PHIL

 

Eye of the Gorgon  (BBC, 2007.)

 

A Sarah Jane Smith novel.

 

?

 

Sky Point  (BBC, 2008.)

 

A Torchwood novel.

 

?

 

FOREMAN, RUSSELL

 

Ringway Virus, The  (Millington, 1976, Little, Brown, 1976, New English Library, 1977.)

 

                A new virus appears that is so deadly that it may well mean the extinction of the human race.  In an attempt to preserve the species, a group of people attempt to isolate themselves completely from the rest of the world.  The setup for an indictment of our mistreatment of the physical environment.

 

FORESTER, C.S.

 

Peacemaker, The  (Little, Brown, 1934, Heinemann, 1934, Michael Joseph, ?)

 

                A superweapon is unveiled in London in an effort to end war.

 

FORMAN, JAMES

 

Call Back Yesterday  (Scribner, 1981, Atheneum, 1981, New American Library, 1982.)

 

Nuclear War#1

 

                Not seen.

 

Cry Havoc  (Scribner, 1988, Atheneum, 1988.)

 

                Genetically altered dogs become dangerous.

 

Doomsday Plus Twelve  (Scribner, 1984, Atheneum, 1984.)

 

Nuclear War #2.

 

                Not seen.

 

FORREST, CHRISTOPHER

 

Genesis Code, The  (Forge, 2007.)

 

                A scientist discovers that humans were genetically altered during prehistory.

 

FORREST, DAVID  (Pseudonym of David Eliades and Robert Foster Webb. Also writes Horror.)

 

And to My Nephew Albert I Leave the Island What I Won Off Fatty Magan in a Poker Game…  (Morrow, 1969, Pyramid, 1970.)

 

                Marginal humorous piece about an unclaimed island that becomes the focal point for an inept military confrontation between the US and the Soviet Union.

 

FORREST, KATHERINE V.

 

Daughters of a Coral Dawn  (Naiad, 1984.)

 

                Women settle a far planet where they will be free of male domination.

 

Dreams and Swords  (Naiad, 1987.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories dealing with lesbian issues.

 

FORREST, MARYANN

 

Here.  (See Here, Away From It All.)

 

Here, Away From It All  (Michael Joseph, 1969.  Coward McCann, 1970, as Here.)

 

                Survival on an island following a nuclear war.

 

FORRESTER, JOHN

 

Bestiary Mountain  (Bradbury, 1985, Starwanderer, 1987, Carousel, 1987, HarperCollins, 1987.)

 

Bestiary #1.

 

                A handful of people from the moon plan to return to Earth, even though it is believed to be totally uninhabitable because of a series of chemical wars.

 

Forbidden Beast, The  (HarperCollins, 1987, Bradbury, 1988, Starwanderer, 1988.)

 

Bestiary #3.

 

                ?

 

Secret of the Round Beast, The  (Bradbury, 1986, HarperCollins, 1988, Starwanderer, 1988.)

 

Bestiary #2.

 

                Two mysterious forces, one based on Earth, one on the Moon, begin their final confrontation to see which will be more powerful, even if it means wiping out a large portion of the human race in the process. 

 

FORSTCHEN, WILLIAM R (See also collaborations which follow, and collaboration with Newt Gingrich. Also writes Fantasy.)

 

Action Stations  (Baen, 1998.)

 

A Wing Commander novel.

 

                An Earth that has allowed its space fleet to languish because of a prolonged peace finally wakens, too late.  A feline race that has been attacking neutral worlds near the border is finally perceived as posing a threat to the human race itself.  But the military may be unprepared for the inevitable war.

 

Alexandrian Ring, The  (Del Rey, 1987.)

 

Gamestar Wars #1.

 

                An interstellar gambler uses a time travel device to kidnap Alexander the Great and transport him to a remote planet where he will be used as a playing piece against another great general.  The plan is for him to lose and die, but Alexander has ideas of his own.

 

Article 23  (Baen, 1998.)

 

Star Voyager Academy #2.

 

                A group of cadets are aboard a spaceship captained by a man suffering from paranoia.  He accuses several of  plotting a mutiny and prepares to execute one of their number despite protestations from his fellow officers.

 

Assassin Gambit, The  (Del Rey, 1988.)

 

Gamestar Wars #2.

 

                The man who helped Alexander the Great survive a complicated plot on an alien world is forced to take refuge with a handful of samurai on a planet filled with hostile natives, and agents of his enemies who wish to see him dead.  But the samurai prove themselves to be an adequate bodyguard.

 

Band of Brothers, A  (Roc, 1999.)

 

Lost Regiment #7.

 

                Just as the climactic battle with the barbarian Bantag looms on the horizon, the misplaced civil war soldiers discover that their coalition is riddled with internal dissension that could disrupt their war effort.

 

Battle Hymn  (Roc, 1997.)

 

Lost Regiment #5.

 

                A handful of soldiers must escape an alien stronghold and travel cross country to warn their fellows of a new weapon which could spell their ultimate defeat.  The aliens who captured them are equally determined to kill them before they can get the word out.

 

Darkness Upon the Ice, A  (Del Rey, 1985.)

 

Ice #3.

 

                Although he has defeated all of his enemies, the leader of an enlightened religious movement in an ice covered world discovers that his own alliances are alienating the people upon whom he depends for support.

 

Down to the Sea  (Roc, 2000.)

 

Lost Regiment #9.

 

                Two decades after the collapse of the alien inhabitants of an alternate earth, the newly expanding human civilization discovers that there is another alien race inhabiting the planet, one split into warring factions.  A reconnaissance pilot is captured by the aliens and gathers intelligence about his captors.

 

Fateful Lightning  (Roc, 1993.)

 

Lost Regiment #4.

 

                A motley crew of displaced humans have killed the leader of the alien race that dominate an alternate world, but now their enemies are mobilizing and they are forced to conduct a fighting retreat to safer ground.

 

Final Day, The (Forge, 2016.)

 

Pulse #3.

 

Survivors struggle in a world where a nuclear pulse destroyed technology.

 

Flame Upon the Ice, The  (Del Rey, 1984.)

 

Ice #2.

 

                The hero has revolutionized warfare on the ice, using fleets of ice skimmers to defeat his enemies.  But the religious brotherhood that rules through ignorance is not prepared to step aside easily, and prepares an elaborate plan to draw him out of his fortress for a deadly confrontation.

 

Fleet Action  (Baen, 1994.)

 

#3 in the multi-author Wing Commander series.

 

Based on the computer game, this is a routine story of an alien empire suing for peace with Earth only in order to get us to drop our defenses.  A hardbitten admiral rallies the fleet and saves the day.

 

Forgotten War, The  (Pocket, 1999.)

 

A Star Trek Next Generation novel.

 

                The Enterprise discovers the descendants of a legendary spaceship crew who were mysteriously lost, and the discovery is key to resolving what could be an interstellar war.

 

Gamestar Wars, The  (Del Rey, 1995.)

 

                Omnibus of the complete trilogy.

 

Ice Prophet  (Del Rey, 1983.)

 

Ice #1.

 

                Following a worldwide war, the climate of the Earth has changed and the planet is covered with ice.  Human survivors live in tribes which conduct war, battle plagues, and struggle to stay alive under various repressive leaders.  But then a religious movement begins, lead by a charismatic and ingenious leader prepared to use force to overthrow tyrants.

 

Into the Sea of Stars  (Del Rey, 1986.)

 

                Earth is recovering from a series of final wars that destroyed much of its technology.  An unlikely crew is put aboard an experimental spaceship to find out what happened to the interstellar colonies that were established prior to the collapse, but their mission uncovers an even greater danger than the lingering effects of the nuclear exchange.

 

Men of War  (Roc, 1999.)

 

Lost Regiment #8.

 

                The free Republic is on the verge of collapse after repeated attacks from the Bantag empire.  The leader of the displaced Civil War soldiers resigns from his office and gathers his old friends for one last desperate strike at the very heart of the alien power structure.

 

Napoleon Wager, The  (Del Rey, 1993.)

 

Gamestar Wars #3.

 

                An attempt to kidnap a great scientist from Earth’s past misfires, and instead Napoleon is transported to a future where careless manipulation of time and space has led to a fault that could destroy the universe. 

 

Never Sound Retreat  (Roc, 1998.)

 

Lost Regiment #6.

 

                The enemies of a newly freed state on an alternate Earth have devised a new strategy.  If they can split the humans into two rival groups, it will be that much more difficult for them to mount a concerted defense against any military advances by the aliens who share that world.

 

One Second After  (Forge, 2009.)

 

Pulse #1.

 

All electricity stops working and civilization collapses following an electromagnetic pulse.

 

One Year After (Forge, 2015.)

 

Pulse #2.

 

?

 

Pillar to the Sky (Tor, 2014.)

 

The building of a space elevator.

 

Prometheus  (Baen, 1999.)

 

Star Voyager Academy #3.

 

                The colony planets of the solar system have successfully freed themselves from Earth's rule, but now both rival powers need to settle old differences in the face of a series of raids by aliens from outside the solar system.  A coup on Earth makes this even more difficult.

 

Rally Cry  (Roc, 1990.)

 

Lost Regiment #1.

 

                A company of Union soldiers travel through a gateway between worlds and find themselves on an alternate Earth where a repressive religious dictatorship dominates every nation, secretly backed by aliens unknown in our reality who consider humanity their natural prey.

 

Star Voyager Academy  (Baen, 1994.)

 

Star Voyager Academy #1.

 

                Several colonies scattered through the solar system are beginning to demand political independence from Earth, and the growing animosity spreads to their younger members, including those enrolled at the system’s major space academy.

 

Terrible Swift Sword  (Roc, 1992.)

 

Lost Regiment #3.

 

                The alien rulers of an alternate Earth learn the secret of flight from a traitor among the humans displaced from our world, which swings the balance of power back in their favor in the battle for supremacy.

 

Union Forever  (Roc, 1991.)

 

Lost Regiment #2.

 

                The misplaced regiment of Civil War soldiers have defeated their alien adversaries for the moment, but now they’re caught in the middle of a major war between two of this alternate world’s major powers.

 

FORSTCHEN, WILLIAM R. & KEITH, ANDREW

 

Heart of the Tiger  (Baen, 1995.)

 

#4 in the multi-author Wing Commander series.

 

An alien armada is close to defeating Earth's final line of defense, so a crack strike force of pilots are sent on a desperate mission to attack the enemy's home world by surprise.  Based on the computer game.

 

FORSTCHEN, WILLIAM R. & KEITH, WILLIAM H.

 

False Colors  (Baen, 1999.)

 

A Wing Commander novel.

 

                The homeworld of an alien enemy has been destroyed, but the expected peace does not come to pass.  Colonies of the feline warriors plot to become the focus of new empires, and others turn to piracy for a living, while the mass of humanity refuses to accept that the danger is not over.

 

FORSTCHEN, WILLIAM R. & OHLANDER,BEN

 

Price of Freedom, The  (Baen, 1996.)

 

Wing Commander #4.

 

After defeating an alien menace, warriors of an interstellar empire are called upon to suppress more familiar enemies, a group of rebellious worlds on the fringes.

 

FORSTCHEN, WILLIAM R. & STASHEFF, CHRISTOPHER

 

End Run  (Baen, 1994.)

 

Wing Commander #2.

 

                The war against the alien Kilrathi is going to be lost unless a dangerous surprise attack can destroy one of their advance positions.

 

FORSTER, E.M.

 

Collected Short Stories.  (See Collected Tales.)

 

Collected Tales  (Knopf, 1947. Sidgwick & Jackson, 1948, and Penguin, 1954, both as Collected Short Stories.)

 

                Omnibus of The Celestial Omnibus and Other Stories, and The Eternal Moment and Other Stories.

 

Celestial Omnibus and Other Stories, The  (Sidgwick & Jackson, 1911, Knopf, 1923, Vintage, 1976.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories, not all of which are SF..

 

Eternal Moment and Other Stories, The  (Sidgwick & Jackson, 1928, Harcourt, 1928, Grosset, 1964.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories not all of which are SF.

 

FORSYTH, FREDERICK  (Also writes Horror.)

 

Devil’s Alternative, The  (Hutchinson, 1979, Bantam, 1982.)

 

                A famine in Russia precipitates a world crisis.

 

FORTH, C.

 

Surprise of the Channel Tunnel, The  (Wightman, 1883.)

 

                France invades England through the tunnel.

 

FORTIER, RON  (See collaboration with Ardath Mayhar.)

 

FORTUNE, JULIE

 

Sacrifice Moon  (Fandemonium, ?)

 

A Stargate novel.

 

An early mission through an interstellar gateway.

 

FORTUNE, MARGARET

 

Nova (DAW, 2015.)

 

?

 

FORWARD, MARTHA DODSON  (See collaborations below with Robert L. Forward.)

 

FORWARD, ROBERT L.  (See also collaborations which follow.)

 

Camelot 30K  (Tor, 1993.)

 

                When the human race begins to explore the outer fringes of the solar system, they encounter a sentient alien species.  An expedition is sent to make contact, and discovers a society stranger than they had expected.

 

Dragon’s Egg  (Del Rey, 1980, New English Library, 1981, Del Rey Impact, 2000.)

 

Cheela #1.

 

                Scientists study a strange race living on a planet orbiting an incredibly dense star.  Time passes differently for the aliens, such that a single human can watch civilizations rise and fall.  Tentatively, the human race becomes their mentor, not anticipating that the accelerated time frame might change the disparity in knowledge.

 

Dragon’s Egg & Starquake  (Del Rey, 1994.)

 

                Omnibus of both novels.

 

Flight of the Dragonfly, The  (Baen, 1985, New English Library, 1987. Magazine version was titled Rocheworld.  Pocket Timescape, 1982, was slightly shorter.  See also Rocheworld.)

 

Rocheworld #1.

 

                The first mission to Barnard’s Star was expected to make scientific breakthroughs, but no one had anticipated that it would actually find an intelligent alien species.

 

Indistinguishable from Magic  (Baen, 1995.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

Martian Rainbow  (Del Rey, 1991, Easton, 1991.)

 

                A military dictatorship in what used to be the US defeats its Russian opponents both on Earth and on Mars.  But when the winning general becomes President, his newest campaign might mean the end of the Martian colony, despite its recent discovery of evidence of a one time intelligent Martian race.

 

Rocheworld   (Baen, 1990.  This title went through several versions.  See The Flight of the Dragonfly.)

 

Rocheworld #1.

 

                The first intelligent alien life is discovered on a planet orbiting Barnard’s Star.

 

Saturn Rukh  (Tor, 1997.)

 

                An expedition is sent to Saturn to set up an industrial complex in the outer atmosphere.  Much to their surprise, they discover living creatures flying around in that milieu, creatures who are intelligent and ambivalent about the visitors from another world.

 

Starquake  (Del Rey, 1985, New English Library, 1988.)

 

Cheela #2.

 

                Scientists are about to leave the system of the alien Cheela when a cataclysm wipes out most of that species, so they remain behind to help the survivors rebuild.

 

Timemaster  (Tor, 1992.)

 

                A human entrepreneur finds a way to communicate with aliens and eventually helps develop interstellar flight as a practical enterprise.

 

FORWARD, ROBERT L. & FORWARD, MARGARET DODSON

 

Marooned on Eden  (Baen, 1993.)

 

Rocheworld #3.

 

                Scientists studying the natives of Barnard’s Star discover something about themselves when they are cut off from Earth and left without much of their technological devices.

 

Ocean Under the Ice  (Baen, 1994.)

 

Rocheworld #4.

 

                Humans and aliens team up to explore a remote, ice covered world in the Barnard Star system, but both are surprised to find intelligent life there as well, living within the ice.

 

FORWARD, ROBERT L. & FULLER, JULIE FORWARD

 

Rescued from Paradise  (Baen, 1995.)

 

Rocheworld #5.

 

                A party of scientists marooned on a moon in the Barnard’s Star system survive a generation before a rescue ship arrives, and the children of the original party aren’t certain that they want to leave the only home they’ve ever known.

 

Return to Rocheworld,  (Baen, 1993.)

 

Rocheworld #2.

 

                Adventure among the moons and planets of Barnard’s Star, where human explorers and the superintelligent alien amoeba have forged a growing friendship.

 

FORWARD, SIMON A.

 

Drift  (BBC, 2002.)

 

A Doctor Who novel.

 

                The Doctor gets caught in a blizzard, solves the mystery of a missing aircraft, and meets an apocalyptic cult which might be right about the end of the world.

 

Emotional Chemistry  (BBC, 2003.)

 

A Doctor Who novel.

 

                The Doctor alternates between helping a man possessed by an apparent demon in the Napoleonic Wars to a near future political intrigue to a war in Earth's distant future.

 

FOSTER, ALAN DEAN  (Note that the Flinx series is set in the Humanx universe.  Also writes Fantasy and Horror. See also George Lucas and collaboration which follows.)

 

Alien  (Warner, 1979, MacDonald, 1979, from the screenplay by Dan O'Bannon.)

 

A mining ship on a routine voyage discovers a derelict alien spacecraft and inadvertently picks up a shapechanging creature that evolves into a nearly invulnerable killer.  It eventually kills everyone in the crew except one person.

 

Alien Nation  (Warner, 1988, Grafton, 1989, Severn House, 1989, .from the screenplay by Rockne S. O'Bannon.)

 

A ship full of alien refugees has reached Earth and the survivors incorporated into human society.  Now a human and alien detective team investigate an alien drug that brings superhuman strength and uncover a secret organization within the newcomer population.

 

Alien Omnibus  (See The Complete Alien Omnibus.)

 

Aliens  (Warner, 1986, Orbit, 1986,  from the screenplay by James Cameron.)

 

A contingent of marines is sent to a colony world when they cut off communication, only to discover that it has been infected and destroyed by a plague of powerful alien creatures.  Their weapons prove largely ineffective, and the company official sent along with them considers them all expendable.

 

Alien3  (Warner, 1992, from the screenplay by David Giler, Walter Hill, and Larry Ferguson.)

 

The survivor of an expedition against an alien species is recovered by a prison station, but a single mutated alien killer has come aboard as well.  A rescue ship arrives, but is clearly intent on killing the witnesses and getting control of the alien for their own purposes.

 

Approaching Storm, The  (Del Rey/Lucas, 2002.)

 

A Star Wars novel.

 

                Obiwan and Anakin Skywalker travel to a remote planet in an effort to keep the inhabitants from seceding from the Republic.

 

Black Hole, The  (Del Rey, 1979, based on a screenplay by Jeb Rosebrook, Gerry Day, Bob Barbash, and Richard Landau.)

 

                A spaceship’s crew encounters a derelict ship near a black hole and goes aboard.  They find the ship is dominated by a madman determined to pass through the event horizon, who enforces his orders through his control of a nasty robot and a group of androids.

 

Bloodhype  (Ballantine, 1973, New English Library, 1979.)

 

Flinx #2.

 

                Various parties are involved in a growing drug trade, but there’s another threat lurking in the wings.  The Aann have a captive alien in their compound, and the alien is growing more powerful with each passing day.

 

Body, Inc. (Del Rey, 2012.)

 

Tipping Point #2.

 

?

 

Cachalot  (Del Rey, 1980, New English Library, 1987.)

 

                The planet Cachalot has been set aside as a preserve for whales and dolphins, with only a few small human communities scattered about.  But when someone starts clandestinely eliminating the human population, it appears that external interests have in mind a new future for that planet.

 

Call to Arms, A  (Del Rey, 1991, Easton, 1991, Legend, 1996)

 

The Damned #1.

 

                An alien mission arrives on Earth looking for allies in its battle against an alien alliance that systematically reshapes every species it conquers into their own mind set, using extraordinary mental powers.  Humans don’t want to be drawn into the conflict, but once they’ve been discovered, they have no choice but to choose sides.

 

Candle of Distant Earth, The  (Del Rey, 2006.)

 

Taken #3.

 

                A kidnapped human and his talking dog companion finally confront their destiny.

 

Cat-A-Lyst  (Ace, 1991, Orbit, 1992, Severn House, 1993.)

 

                A vacationing movie star in South America discovers that a lost race of Incas armed with super science is preparing to take over the world, unless he, an aggressive young woman, and a perfectly ordinary housecat can save the day.

 

Chronicles of Riddick, The  (Del Rey, 2004, from the screenplay by David Twohy.)

 

                A fugitive is imprisoned on a deadly planet and has to battle powerful forces to regain his freedom.

 

Codgerspace  (Ace, 1992, Orbit, 1993.)

 

                Humans install artificial intelligence chips in virtually every machine they make, and one day all of these devices begin thinking for themselves and decide that human domination isn’t such a great idea in this broad farce.

 

Complete Alien Omnibus, The  (Warner, 1993.  Warner, 1996, as Alien Omnibus.)

 

                Omnibus of the first three movie novelizations.

 

Cyber Way  (Ace, 1990, Orbit, 1992.)

 

                A police detective firmly wedded to the rational is used to solving crimes with assistance from computer networking.  But when his investigation seems to indicate that there are alien beings on Earth, he isn’t sure whether to trust the information he’s receiving.

 

Dark Star  (Ballantine, 1974, Orbit, 1979, from the screenplay by Dan O’Bannon and John Carpenter.)

 

                Darkly humorous story of a space crew who are slowly going nuts, their problems with a comical alien aboard their ship, and their resolution of a problem with a sentient nuclear weapon that wants to explode while still attached to them.

 

Deluge Drivers, The  (Del Rey, 1987, New English Library, 1988.)

 

Icerigger #3.

 

                The misplaced Earthmen on Tran-ky-ky set off to investigate a sudden warming elsewhere on the planet, only to discover that it is part of a plan by offworlders to raise the temperature of the entire planet, regardless of its cataclysmic effect on the natives.

 

Dig, The  (Aspect, 1995.)

 

                Based on the computer game.  An expedition to nudge a large asteroid into a safer orbit goes awry when the spaceship is transported to another world where they must solve a series of mysteries if they hope to ever be able to return to their own world.

 

Dirge  (Del Rey, 2000.)

 

A Commonwealth novel.

 

                Someone has wiped out the entire population of a human colony world, and with no survivors it seems possible that the truth will never be known.  Then a crazed man is found in a disabled scoutship, and his return to sanity may be the key to solving the problem.

 

Diuturnity's Dawn  (Del Rey, 2002.)

 

A Commonwealth novel.

 

                As humans and thranx move toward unifying their governments, extremists on both sides decide to resort to violence, hoping to provoke a controversy that will derail the negotiations.

 

Drowning World  (Del Rey, 2003.)

 

A Commonwealth novel.

 

                On a planet of constant rain, the Aann try to foment civil unrest in an effort to diminish Humanx influence on that planet's political future.

 

End of the Matter  (Del Rey, 1977, New English Library, 1979.)

 

Flinx #4.

 

                Flinx is off to visit the homeworld of his pet, a minidragon, hoping to find there some clue to his own past.  But shortly after arriving, he discovers that professional assassins have been sent to make sure it’s the last planetfall he ever makes.

 

False Mirror  (Del Rey, 1992, Legend, 1996.)

 

The Damned #2.

 

                The two interstellar empires are locked in battle, but the human participants are still uncertain that their supposed allies are actually entirely the good guys.

 

Flinx in Flux  (Del Rey, 1988, New English Library, 1989, Books Britain, 1989.)

 

Flinx #6.

 

                Flinx gets involved with a kidnapped scientist pursued by a group of assassins.  He initially decides to abandon her at the first opportunity, but then gets romantically involved, almost resulting in his death.

 

Flinx of the Commonwealth  (Del Rey, 1982.)

 

                Not seen.  Omnibus.

 

Flinx's Folly (Del Rey, 2003.)

 

Flinx #9.

 

                Flinx looks up an old friend, desperate for someone to talk to, and gets involved in a dangerous romantic triangle.

 

Flinx Transcendent (Del Rey, 2009.)

 

Flinx #10.

 

Flinx's final showdown with an artificial intelligence operating a star traveling battle station.

 

Force Awakens, The (Lucasbooks, 2016., based on the screenplay by Lawrence Kasdan, Michael Arndt, and J.J. Abrams.)

 

Movie novelization.

 

For Love of Mother-Not  (Del Rey, 1983, New English Library, 1984, Books Britain, 1993.)

 

Flinx #5.

 

                Chronologically the first in the series, this tells the story of Flinx’s adoption by an unusual woman back on the planet Moth and his adventures as a child including the acquisition of Pip, his pet minidragon.

 

Glory Lane  (Ace, 1987, New English Library, 1989, Severn House, 1991.)

 

                A team of unlikely heroes are off into interplanetary space just in time to avert a space war in this hilarious send up of outer space adventures.

 

Greenthieves  (Ace, 1994, Orbit, 1994, Severn House, 1997.)

 

                A detective and his team of robot assistants attempt to solve the mystery of the theft of valuable pharmaceuticals from an installation to which access is virtually impossible.

 

Howling Stones, The  (Del Rey, 1997.)

 

A Humanx  novel.

 

                Missions from both the Humanx and Aann empires have been established on what appears to be a primitive world.  When both sides discover that the natives can call extraordinary supertechnology by using certain “magical” stones, they compete to either steal that knowledge or establish themselves as the primary trading partner for the natives.

 

Human Blend, The  (Del Rey, 2010.)

 

Tipping Point #1.

 

A pair of genetically enhanced thieves run into trouble when they murder and rob the wrong man.

 

Icerigger  (Ballantine, 1974, New English Library, 1976.)

 

Icerigger #1.

 

                A pair of space travelers are stranded on the ice covered world of Tran-ky-ky and one of their number, an interplanetary salesman, finds himself thrust into the role of leader in their desperate attempt to stay alive long enough to be rescued.

 

I Inside, The  (Warner, 1984, Orbit, 1985, Aspect, 1997)

 

                Earth has been ruled by an AI for generations, during which the world has been at peace.  But when a programmer falls in love with a woman to whom he is forbidden to speak, he disobeys the machine and foils the armies sent to prevent his joining her.  But is he in the right, or is this all part of a sinister plot to undermind the stability of the planet?

 

Impossible Places  (Del Rey, 2002.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

Interlopers  (Ace, 2001.)

 

                An archaeologist discovers that many of the problems of the world aren't inherent to humanity, that there is an alien intelligence on Earth manipulating our society, and only he has the ability to physically see them.

 

Jed the Dead  (Ace, 1997.)

 

                A trucker finds a dead alien and decides to carry the body, still ensconced in its spacesuit, to his destination.  But a number of people discover his secret along the way, and most of them want the alien’s body for their own purposes.  And as if that wasn’t bad enough, the dead alien isn’t entirely inactive, powered by a spacesuit that has unusual powers.

 

Last Starfighter, The  (Berkley, 1984, based on the screenplay by Jonathan Betuel.  W.H. Allen, 1984, adapted by Lynn Haney.)

 

                A young man from Earth who is a genius at electronic games is taken into space to use his skills in a genuine space battle.  But one of the enemy is on Earth, and presents a danger to the girl he loves.

 

Life Form  (Ace, 1995, Orbit, 1997.)

 

                Scientists have finally discovered an intelligent life form on a distant planet and send a group to open communications.  Everything seems peachy keen until the scientists dig around a little, and discover they’ve walked into a trap.

 

Light-Years Beneath My Feet, The  (Del Rey, 2005.)

 

Taken #2.

 

                A human and an augmented dog escape their alien captors but find themselves stranded on a distant world.

 

Lost and Found  (Del Rey, 2004.)

 

Taken #1.

 

                A businessman is kidnapped by aliens and kept in an Earthlike habitat aboard their ship, along with a surgically altered talking dog.

 

Luana  (Ballantine, 1974, from the screenplay by Louis Road.)

 

                Marginal African adventure story about a woman raised by jungle cats and her adventures when she encounters people from outside the area.  The film was apparently never released.

 

Man Who Used the Universe, The  (Warner, 1983, Orbit, 1984, Wildside, 2002.)

 

                A criminal mastermind appears to have gone legit, but his interstellar connections still exist and he uses them to influence an alien race that initially believes that he is dealing with them fairly, but comes to suspect that they are just going to be the latest in a long stream of victims.

 

Metrognome and Other Stories, The  (Del Rey, 1990.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

Mid-Flinx  ( Del Rey, 1995.)

 

Flinx #7.

 

                An acquisitive man with few scruples is determined to have Pip for his private zoo, so Flinx and his pet flee into space, only to find themselves on Midworld, a jungle planet, where they and their pursuers have a variety of adventurers before the villains are finally defeated.

 

Midworld  (Ballantine, 1975, MacDonald, 1977.)

 

A Commonwealth novel.

 

                The inhabitants of a jungle planet lead an orderly life, until visitors from another planet arrive and upset the order of their existence.

 

Mission to Moulokin  (Del Rey, 1979, New English Library, 1979.)

 

Icerigger #2.

 

                With their ice ship, two stranded travelers wend their way across a frozen planet to the offworld base that promises escape from that world, assisted by the local inhabitants.  But when they discover that offworld businessman are taking advantage of the locals, they remain long enough to help them organize a resistance.

 

Mocking Program, The  (Warner, 2002.)

 

Montezuma Strip #2.

 

                A police detective tries to track down two people on the run from a crimelord in a cybertech dominated future North America.

 

Montezuma Strip  (Aspect, 1995.)

 

Montezuma Strip #1.

 

                Collection of related stories set in a cybertech, crime filled near future.

 

Nor Crystal Tears  (Del Rey, 1982, New English Library, 1986, Severn House, 1994.)

 

A Commonwealth novel.

 

                The story of the beginning of the Human - Thranx alliance, the first encounter between the two species, both of whom are victims of the reptilian Aann. 

 

Orphan Star  (Del Rey, 1977, New English Library, 1979.)

 

Flinx #3.

 

                An orphan tries to discover the secret of his heritage, while outside forces discover and hope to exploit his unusual mental powers.

 

Outland  (Warner, 1981, Sphere, 1981, based on the screenplay by Peter Hyams.)

 

                High Noon in outer space.  A police officer at a mining colony on Io discovers that someone is providing a dangerous drug to the miners to increase their output.  When he refuses to drop the investigation, the corporation sends professional killers to assassinate him.

 

Parallelities  (Del Rey, 1998.)

 

                A tabloid reporter becomes the nexus of a series of slips from one parallel universe to another, initially bringing people into his home universe, then sending him on a series of odd adventures in a variety of alternate continua..

 

Patrimony  (Del Rey, 2007.)

 

Flinx #12.

 

Flinx finally discovers the identity of his father.

 

Phylogenesis  (Del Rey, 1999.)

 

A Commonwealth novel.

 

                A prequel to the bulk of the Humanx novels. The insectlike Thranx allow a human settlement on a world they are contesting with the reptilian Aan as the first step in forging an alliance against the latter.

 

Quozl  (Ace, 1989, New English Library, 1991.)

 

                An alien race comes to colonize the Earth, not realizing that the planet is already taken, and unable to understand why anyone would refuse them.  Quite humorous.

 

Quozum  (Del Rey, 2008.)

 

A Commonwealth novel.
 

Scientists explore an enigmatic world with multiple intelligent races.

 

Reunion  (Del Rey, 2001.)

 

Flinx #8.

 

                Pursuing knowledge about his origin, Flinx travels to a desert world controlled by the reptilian Aann, and there discovers a gigantic alien artifact, and the true identity of his sister.

 

Revenge of the Fallen  (Del Rey, 2009, based on the screenplay by Ehren Kruger, Alex Kurtzman, and Roberto Orci.)

 

A Transformer novel.

 

Alien robots menace the world.

 

Running from the Deity  (Del Rey, 2005.)

 

Flinx #11.

 

                While repairing his ship on a primitive planet, Flinx unwisely uses his technology to help some of the locals.


Sagramanda  (Pyr, 2007.)

 

                In future India, a scientist steals a new discovery and tries to sell it.

 

Sentenced to Prism  (Del Rey, 1985, New English Library, 1988.)

 

                A greedy corporation’s attempt to exploit the planet Prism runs into trouble when everyone whom they send there quickly falls out of communication.

 

Sliding Scales  (Del Rey, 2004.)

 

Flinx #10.

 

                Flinx tries to take a vacation on an out of the way planet, but trouble follows him.

 

Slipt  (Berkley, 1984, (Ace, 1998.)

 

                A corrupt corporation decides to kill everyone who could provide evidence of their illegal activities.  Unfortunately for them, one of the latter possesses extraordinary psychic powers which he previously concealed and used only for his amusement, but which now makes him more than a match for his pursuers.

 

Splinter of the Mind’s Eye  (Del Rey, 1978, Sphere, 1978.)

 

A Star Wars novel.

 

                Luke and Princess Leia travel to a remote world in an attempt to enlist its residence to their cause against the Empire, but instead they discover an artifact that gives its possessor unprecedented control over the force, a temptation that could turn to evil as easily as to good.

 

Spoils of War, The  (Del Rey, 1993, Legend, 1997)

 

The Damned #3.

 

                The evil alien forces are finally on the verge of defeat, but the alliance that overwhelmed them is starting to show cracks.  Some of the races are worried that humans are just a little too skillful at war, that they might use their military power to establish a new empire in the place of the old.

 

Starman  (Warner, 1984, Corgi, 1985, based on the screenplay by Bruce A. Evans and Raynold Gideon.)

 

                A peaceful alien is shot down while visiting Earth.  He creates a human body for himself, but has only snippets of knowledge with which to survive.  He is eventually befriended by a young woman who helps him elude the authorities and wait for rescue.

 

Star Trek  (Pocket, 2009, based on the screenplay by ?)

 

A Star Trek novel.

 

A young Kirk gathers his crew and meets Spock.

 

Star Trek into Darkness (Gallery, 2013, based on the screenplay by Roberto Orci, Alex Kurtzman, and Damon Lindelof).

 

Novelization of the very bad movie.

 

Star Trek Log Eight  (Ballantine, 1976, based on the script The Eye of the Beholder by David P. Harmon.)

 

A Star Trek cartoon episode in which the Enterprise stumbles into a world occupied by telepathic aliens who consider humans less than human, suitable new exhibits for their planetary zoo.

 

Star Trek Log Five  (Ballantine, 1975, Corgi, ?)

 

Three Star Trek cartoon episodes from scripts by Margaret Armen, Howard Weinstein, and Stephen Kandel.

 

Star Trek Log Five and Six  (Ballantine, 1996.)

 

                Omnibus.

 

Star Trek Log Four  (Ballantine, 1975.)

 

Three Star Trek cartoon episodes from scripts by Paul Schneider, Joyce Perry, and David Gerrold.

 

Star Trek Log Four, Five, and Six  (Ballantine, 1993.)

 

                Omnibus.

 

Star Trek Log Nine  ( Ballantine, 1977, from the script Bem by David Gerrold.)

 

A Star Trek cartoon episode about an alien observer aboard the Enterprise who causes great trouble on what should be a routine scientific mission.

 

Star Trek Log Nine and Ten  (Ballantine, 1996.)

 

                Omnibus.

 

Star Trek Log One  (Ballantine, 1974.)

 

Three Star Trek cartoon episodes from scripts by Samuel A. Peeples, D.C. Fontana, and Marc Daniels.

 

Star Trek Log One and Two  (Ballantine, 1996.)

 

                Omnibus.

 

Star Trek Log One, Two, and Three  (Ballantine, 1993.)

 

                Omnibus.

 

Star Trek Log Seven  (Ballantine, 1976, based on the script The Counter Clock Incident by John Culver.)

 

Star Trek cartoon episode about the man who captained the Enterprise before Christopher Pike, and his duel with a crafty Klingon warrior.

 

Star Trek Log Seven and Eight  (Ballantine, 1996.)

 

                Omnibus.

 

Star Trek Log Seven / Log Eight / Log Nine  (Ballantine/Del Rey, 1993.)

 

Omnibus of three Star Trek cartoon series novelizations.

 

Star Trek Log Six  (Ballantine, 1976.)

 

Three Star Trek cartoon episodes from scripts by Dario Finelli, Chuck Menville, Russell Bates, and David Wise.

 

Star Trek Log Ten  (Del Rey, 1978, based on the script Slaver Weapon by Larry Niven.)

 

Star Trek cartoon episode linked to Niven's own Known Space series.  Superweapons from the now extinct slaver race are found from time to time, and it's the job of the Enterprise to see that the latest such discovery doesn't fall into the wrong hands.

 

Star Trek Log Three  (Ballantine, 1975.)

 

Three Star Trek cartoon episodes from scripts by Len Janson, Chuck Menville, Stephen Kandel, and Larry Brody.

 

Star Trek Log Three and Four  (Ballantine, 1996.)

 

                Omnibus.

 

Star Trek Log Two  (Ballantine, 1974.)

 

Three Star Trek cartoon episodes from scripts by James Schermer, Margaret Armen, and Walter Koenig.

 

Sum of Her Parts, The  (Del Rey, 2012.)

 

Tipping Point #3.

 

?

 

Tar-Aiym Krang, The  (Ballantine, 1972, New English Library, 1979.)

 

Flinx #1.

 

                A young boy and his pet flying snake escape the slums of a frontier world for a variety of adventures before being involved in the discovery of a powerful alien artifact from a long gone race.

 

Terminator Salvation  (Titan, 2009.)

 

A Terminator novel.

 

John Connor must rescue the young man who will eventually be his father.

 

Thing, The  (Bantam, 1981, Corgi, 1982, based on the screenplay by Bill Lancaster, based on the short story “Who Goes There?” by John W. Campbell, Jr.)

 

                A dozen men are isolated at an Antarctic weather station when they discover that an alien presence is among them, a creature that reproduces itself by imitating human bodies, so that the unaffected can no longer tell which of their fellows is human.

 

To the Vanishing Point  (Popular Library/Questar, 1989, Sphere, 1989, Severn House, 1992, Wildside, 2002.)

 

                A family pick up a hitchhiker in the American Southwest and discover they are in the company of the one being who can thwart an evil power that plans to supplant the order of the universe with a kind of cosmic chaos.

 

Transformers  (Del Rey, 2007, from the screenplay by Roberto Orci, Alex Kurtzman, and John Rogers.)

 

Secret alien robots plan to dominate the Earth.

 

Trouble Magnet  (Del Rey, 2006.)

 

Flinx #12.

 

                Flinx runs into more trouble as he attempts to discover the secrets of his past and rescue the girl he loves.

 

Veiled Threat, The  (Del Rey, 2009.)

 

A Transformers novel.

 

Good and bad robots battle for control of the Earth.

 

Voyage to the City of the Dead  (Del Rey, 1984, New English Library, 1986.)

 

A Commonwealth novel.

 

                An exciting voyage along an immense river on a world where three different alien races are resident.  In addition to the natural dangers of the journey, the travelers discover that some of the natives are less than honorable in their dealings with outsiders.

 

Who Needs Enemies?  (Del Rey, 1984, Orbit, 1986.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

With Friends Like These…  (Del Rey, 1977.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

FOSTER, ALAN DEAN & RUSSELL, ERIC FRANK

 

Design for Great-Day  (Tor, 1995.)

 

                A posthumous collaboration based on a long story by Russell.  A human and an alien arrive in a star system torn by war with an ultimatum.  Abandon military adventures or risk the superscience of a technology developed by multiple species.

 

FOSTER, C.E.

 

Journey to the Future  (Exposition, 1966.)

 

                Not seen.

 

FOSTER, GEORGE  (See also Seaforth. Also writes Fantasy.)

 

Awakening  (Chapman & Hall, 1932.)

 

                Not seen.  Suspended animation.

 

Change, The  (Digit, 1963. Ewington, 1973, as 2001 A.D.)

 

                Not seen.

 

2001 A.D.  (See The Change.)

 

FOSTER, M.A.

 

Book of Ler, The  (DAW, 2006.)

 

                Omnibus of the Ler trilogy.

 

Day of the Klesh, The  (DAW, 1979.)

 

Ler #3.

 

                A normal human and a genetically enhanced variant are marooned on a mysterious planet where a large variety of separate societies co-exist.

 

Gameplayers of Zan, The  (DAW, 1977, Hamlyn, 1979.)

 

Ler #2.

 

                Normal humans and the genetically engineered ler have never entirely been able to live in harmony with one another, but now the tension is reaching a crisis point, and a deadly battle between the two branches of humanity seems imminent.

 

Morphodite, The  (DAW, 1981.)

 

Morphodite #1.

 

                A repressive dictatorship breeds an intellectual superhuman as a weapon with which to shore up their failing rule.  But the supergenius is obviously smart enough to discover how to escape captivity and turn the tables against her former masters.

 

Owl Time  (DAW, 1985.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

Preserver  (DAW, 1985.)

 

Morphodite #3.

 

                The final adventure of a super genius with the ability to alter his/her shape, foiling a group of enemies on a hostile planet.

 

Transformer  (DAW, 1983.)

 

Morphodite #2.

 

                Although the dictatorship of Earth has been overthrown, a super genius must come out of retirement and track them down to their headquarters on another world when some of their agents unsuccessfully try to assassinate her.

 

Transformer Trilogy, The  (DAW, 2006.)

 

                Omnibus of the Morphodite trilogy.

 

Warriors of Dawn, The  (DAW, 1975, Hamlyn, 1979.)

 

Ler #1.

 

                Humanity has bred a gentler, more intelligent and reflective variety of itself, but the ler have trouble living within human society and move to colony worlds of their own.  But then some of the ler appear to have adopted violent behavioral patterns, and the protagonist is sent to investigate.

 

Waves  (DAW, 1980.)

 

                A scientist sent to replace a missing man on a remote planet suspects that there is a secret project to develop immortality, and that this secret caused the disappearance of his predecessor.  And agents of some outside power are suspicious that he knows more than he actually does.

 

FOSTER, RICHARD  (See also Kendall Foster Crossen.)

 

Rest Must Die, The  (Gold Medal, 1959, Muller, 1960.)

 

The survivors of a nuclear strike struggle to survive in the tunnels of the New York City subway system while the surface world above has been turned into a radioactive wasteland.

 

FOUCHE, EDGAR ROTHSCHILD & STEIGER, BRAD

 

Alien Rapture: The Chosen   (Galde, 1998.)

 

                A novel supposedly based on secret information that the government is concealing the existence of aliens.

 

FOWLER, CHRISTOPHER   (Also writes Horror.)

 

Breathe  (Telos, 2004.)

 

                Short novel about a building where a subtle pollutant is altering the personalities of the workers.

 

FOWLER, KAREN JOY

 

Artificial Things  (Bantam, 1986.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

Peripheral Vision  (Pulphouse, 1990.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

War of the Roses, The  (Pulphouse, 1991.)

 

                Short story in pamphlet form about an experiment with roses that changes the world.

 

FOWLER, SYDNEY  (Pseudonym of S. Fowler Wright, whom see.)

 

Adventure in the Blue Room, The  (Rich, 1948.)

 

                Futuristic spy thriller.

 

FOWLES, JOHN

 

Maggot, A  (Little, Brown, 1985, Signet, 1986,  Plume, 1993.)

 

                Time travelers in the 18th Century.

 

FOX, ALAN

 

Seeker in Forever, The  (StoryFocus, 2006.)

 

                Confused bit about two people who challenge the world.

 

FOX, ANDREW  (Also writes Horror.)

 

Good Humor Man, The  (Tachyon, 2009.)

 

Fast food is illegal in this satirical future.

 

FOX, BRANDON  (Also writes Fantasy.)

 

Apprenticed to Pleasure  (Leyland, 1997.)

 

                Gay erotic fiction that starts out in a futuristic brothel and expands to encompass an odd new world.

 

FOX, CHRIS

 

Luci in the Sky  (Hutchinson, 2001.)

 

                Efforts to control the technology involved with an invisible aircraft lead the world to the brink of disaster.

 

FOX, GARDNER  (See also Rod Gray and Bart Somers.  Also writes Fantasy and Horror..)

 

Arsenal of Miracles  (Ace, 1964, bound with Endless Shadow by John Brunner.)

 

                A search through the ruins of an alien civilization to find the technology to save a falling interstellar empire.

 

Conehead  (Ace, 1973.)

 

                A military officer makes powerful enemies when he takes the side of a humanoid race on a planet ruled by a human governmental agency.  There’s a secret somewhere on the planet, one valuable enough that troublemakers will be killed to preserve the status quo.

 

Escape Across the Cosmos  (Paperback Library, 1964.)

 

                A falsely accused man is exiled to a remote planet.  There he masters the mechanical augmentation that has been built into his body, escapes into space, and returns in time to save the human race from the machinations of an alien empire.

 

Hunter Out of Time, The  (Ace, 1965.)

 

                A man from our time is kidnapped into the far future by people who mistake him for a refuge from their own era.  There he escapes and has a number of fantastic adventures before establishing his true identity.

 

Thief of Llarn  (Ace, 1966.)

 

Llarn #2.

 

                The adventurer from Earth seeks to recover a fabulous gem with extraordinary properties, while in the process putting his native wife into jeopardy at the hands of his enemies.

 

Vassals of the Lodestar (Armchair, 2016, bound with Divided We Fall by Raymond F. Jones. Magazine appearance 1947.)

 

Kidnapped by aliens.

 

Warlock of Sharrador, The (Armchair, 2015, bound with The Atom Curtain by Nick Boddie Williams. Magazine appearance 1953.)

 

Interstellar negotiations break down in violence.

 

Warrior of Llarn  (Ace, 1964.)

 

Llarn #1.

 

                Burroughs style other world adventure about a man’s visit to a planet devastated in centuries past by a nuclear war, now inhabited by bands of roving barbarians and the occasional mutated monster.

 

FOX, JANET  (See Alex McDonough.)

 

FOX, JESSICA Q.  (See collaboration with Hal Colebatch.)

 

FOX, KAREN

 

Sword of MacLeod  (Leisure, 1997.)

 

                The search for a legendary sword encompasses more than one planet.

 

FOX, RICHARD

 

People on Other Planets, The  (Southworth, 1925.)

 

                Not seen.

 

FOX, SAMUEL MIDDLETON

 

Our Own Pompeii  (Blackwood, 1887.)

 

                Not seen.

 

FOX, W. RANDOLPHE

 

After the Apocalypse  (Manor, 1979.)

 

                A devastating war has destroyed the world, but a handful of survivors have founded a refuge deep in the Rocky Mountains.  There they attempt to design their society in such a way that humanity will be in harmony with nature and never again become a slave to its technology.

 

FOX-DAVIES, A.C.

 

Sex Triumphant, The  (Routledge, 1909.)

 

                Women achieve equal rights.

 

FOY, GEORGE

 

Contraband  (Bantam, 1997.)

 

                A smuggler operating in a decadent future Manhattan finds herself cast in the role of hero when his expertise is called upon to track down a mysterious artifact in the middle of a plague zone.

 

Last Harbor, The  (Bantam, 2001.)

 

                An out of work business executive in a future New England has his life turned upside down when a woman appears on a colossal sea vessel and displaces him, then intrigues him with her strange behavior.

 

Memory of Fire, The  (Bantam, 2000.)

 

                A young woman from South America tries to make a new life for herself in the slums of a future California.  Set in the same future as Contraband.

 

Shift, The  (Bantam, 1996.)

 

                A soap opera writer is creating a virtual reality world patterned after the 19th Century, in which a brutal serial killer stalks the darkened streets.  But somehow the killer has escaped from the virtual world, and is claiming new victims in the real one.

 

FOY, MICHAEL

 

Future Perfect  (Zoombooks, 2005.)

 

                Vanity press near future thriller.

 

Ghosts of Forgotten Empires (Telemachus, 2014.)

 

Interstellar intrigue.

 

FRAKES, JONATHAN & SMITH, DEAN WESLEY

 

Abductors: Conspiracy, The  (Tor, 1996.  Smith is not credited.)

 

                A private detective searching for two missing persons discovers that each is linked to alien abduction stories.

 

FRAKES, RANDALL  (See also collaboration which follows.)

 

Terminator 2  (Bantam, 1991, from the screenplay by James Cameron and William Wisher.)

 

                Two robots are sent back through time, one to kill the leader of the human resistance movement in his childhood, the other to protect him.  They eventually figure out what causes the machines to take over in the first place and prevent the war from ever happening.

 

FRAKES, RANDALL & WISHER, W.H.

 

Terminator, The  (Bantam, 1985, from the screenplay by ?)

 

                A virtually invulnerable killing machine is sent back from the future to kill the woman who will give birth to the savior of humanity.

 

FRAME, JANET

 

Intensive Care  (Braziller, 1970.)

 

                Post holocaust novel.

 

FRANCIS, LEE  (House pseudonym.)

 

Soul Snatchers, The (Armchair, 2017, bound with Doomsday Eve by Robert Moore Williams. Magazine appearance 1952.)

 

A mind control machine.

 

FRANCIS, RICHARD

 

Blackpool Vanishes  (Faber, 1979, Fontana Flamingo, 1988.)

 

                Only one local resident suspects that Blackpool is being visited by tiny flying saucers, but when the entire city disappears, the government is forced to concede that something peculiar is going on.

 

Whispering Gallery, The  (Norton, 1984.)

 

                Near future satire involving astronauts and other oddballs.

 

FRANCK, TY  (See James S.A. Corey.)

 

FRANCOIS, YVES REGIS

 

CTZ Paradigm, The  (Doubleday, 1975.)

 

                A religious cult attempts to seize control of the planet Earth utilizing a small army of specially designed androids.

 

FRANK, ALAN

 

Galactic Aliens  (Angus & Robertson, 1979.)

 

                Not seen.

 

FRANK, PAT

 

Alas, Babylon  (Lippincott, 1959, Constable, 1959, Bantam, 1960, Pan, 1961, Buccaneer, 1990, HarperCollins, 1993.)

 

                One of the classic early nuclear war novels.  The war has ended as abruptly as it began, leaving the world in  ruins.  The survivors are faced not only with the a lack of food and medicine, but with the prospect of fighting one another over what little survived.

 

Forbidden Area  (Doubleday, 1956, Lippincott, 1956, Bantam, 1957.   Magazine version, Constable, 1957, and Pan, 1959, as Seven Days to Never.)

 

                A handful of people in the Pentagon discover that Communist forces are planning a devastating nuclear attack within days, and no one will believe them.

 

Mr. Adam  (Lippincott, 1946, Gollancz, 1947, Armed Services Editions, 1947, Fiction Book Club, 1947, Gollancz, 1947, Omnibooks, 1947, Pocket, 1948, Panther, 1957.)

 

                Darkly humorous novel about a nuclear accident that renders every male on Earth infertile except one, and his consequent adventures as every country on Earth demands his services to keep their nation going.  Implausible premise, but amusing execution.

 

Seven Days to Never.  (See Forbidden Area.)

 

FRANKAU, GILBERT  (Also writes Fantasy.)

 

Unborn Tomorrow  (MacDonald, 1953.)

 

                All explosives are rendered useless in a future when Catholicism dominated Europe and various monarchies have been restored.

 

FRANKE, HERBERT W.

 

Mind Net, The  (DAW, 1974, translated by Christine Priest from the 1963 German version.)

 

                An interstellar expedition is trapped by a powerful mental force, and its members are subsequently exposed to a variety of planets, civilizations, and wonders. 

 

Orchid Cage, The  (DAW, 1973, translated by Christine Priest from the 1961 German version.)

 

                Humans explore a planet upon which is a gigantic mechanized city that appears to be entirely devoid of inhabitants.  But the city itself is sentient, and reacts to any threat to its operation with deadly force.

 

Zone Null  (Seabury, 1974.)

 

                Not seen.

 

FRANKEL, JORDANA

 

Isle, The (Tegen, 2016.)

 

Dystopia #2.

 

?

 

Ward, The (Tegen, 2016.)

 

Dystopia #1.

 

?

 

FRANKLIN, CHERYL J.  (Also writes Fantasy.)

 

Fire Crossing  (DAW, 1991.)

 

                This is the third in a fantasy series by the same author, during which several characters cross over into the Network Continuum universe in one of those blends of both genres that irritate those who try to categorize novels by field.

 

Ghost Shadow  (DAW, 1996.)

 

Network Consortium #3.

 

                A complicated adventure spanning many worlds that begins with a brilliant political leader laying a trap for an old enemy, and progresses to black market trading of proscribed technology.  This causes more powerful players to get involved in the game and old secrets are unearthed that endanger the livelihoods, and the lives, of yet others.

 

Inquisitor, The  (DAW, 1992.)

 

Network Consortium #2.

 

                A renegade steals the artifacts of an interstellar clan that symbolize their honor.  A generation later he has established himself as a planetary ruler, but the new leader of his old clan is still intent on revenge, and she’s about to take it, even if it means destroying an entire world to get at him.

 

Light in Exile, The  (DAW, 1990.)

 

Network Consortium #1.

 

                An unscrupulous man seeks to ally himself with the Adraki, a mysterious homeless race who destroy entire planets in their roving, though no one understands why.  The Adraki are interested in a minor planet, and he suspects that their objective might make him a powerful man.

 

FRANKLIN, EDGAR

 

Mr. Hawkin’s Humorous Inventions  (?, 1904.)

 

                Collection of related stories about a brilliant inventor’s troubles.

 

FRANKLIN, JAY  (Pseudonym of John Franklin Carter.)

 

Rat Race  (FPCI, 1950, Galaxy, 1952.)

 

An atomic explosion sends a man’s personality back slightly in time and into the body of a stockbroker, where his foreknowledge of the events to come has its advantages and disadvantages.

 

FRANKLIN, MAX

 

Dark, The  (Signet, 1978, from the screenplay by Stanford Whitmore.)

 

                A series of slasher killings appear initially to have a fairly mundane solution, but they are eventually revealed to be the work of an alien marooned on Earth. The creature is blindly hostile and possessed of uncanny powers of destruction.  Almost as silly as the film version.

 

FRANKOWSKI, LEO  (See also collaboration which follows.)

 

Boy and His Tank, A  (Baen, 1999.)

 

New Kashubia #1.

 

                The hero is sentenced to involuntary servitude in his planet’s mercenary forces, which means having his body encased in a sentient tank and his mind occupied by virtual reality sequences.  Then, during his first taste of real battle, he invents a new way to fight that improves the odds in his favor rather dramatically.

 

Conrad's Lady  (Baen, 2005.)

 

                Omnibus of Conrad's Quest for Rubber, Lord Conrad's Lady, and The Flying Warlord.

 

Conrad's Quest for Rubber  (Del Rey, 1999.)

 

Conrad Stargard #6.

 

                Aided by the technology of the future, a time traveler helps ancient Poland to resist the Mongol invasion, then sets out to explore the world in search of the resources he will need to maintain the industrial society he is creating.

 

Conrad Stargard: The Radiant Warrior  (Baen, 2005.)

 

                Omnibus of The Cross-Time Engineer, The High-Tech Knight, and The Radiant Warrior.

 

Copernick’s Rebellion  (Del Rey, 1987.)

 

                Two scientific geniuses discover a way to genetically alter living tissue so that they can create living machines, houses, and other devices.  Their vision is a world free of tedious labor, so they begin giving away the products of their genius.  Unfortunately, they didn’t foresee all the consequences.

 

Conrad's Time Machine (Baen, 2002.)

 

Prequel to the Conrad Stargard series.

 

                The story of the development of the time travel process that would later strand Conrad in time.

 

Cross-Time Engineer, The  (Del Rey, 1986.)

 

Conrad Stargard #1.

 

                An engineer from our time is somehow transported back through time to 13th Century Poland, where he prepares to use his advanced knowledge to help the Polish state resist invaders from the Mongol Empire.

 

Fata Morgana  (Del Rey, 1999.)

 

                Didactic Utopian story about two engineers who are shipwrecked in the North Atlantic and rescued by the inhabitants of the Western Isles.  The islands float around the ocean under the control of the inhabitants, which allows them to avoid detection by the rest of the world.

 

Flying Warlord, The  (Del Rey, 1989.)

 

Conrad Stargard #4.

 

                13th Century Poland is on the verge of war with the Mongol Empire, but thanks to a man displaced in time, they have steamboats, aircraft, and machineguns to help them resist the hordes.

 

High-Tech Knight, The  (Del Rey, 1989.)

 

Conrad Stargard #2.

 

                Conrad escapes the attention of the inquisition and is knighted, but his troubles still aren’t over.  He has made too many enemies and they all want to see him dead, even though his technological knowledge is the only chance Poland has to resist the Mongols.

 

Lord Conrad’s Lady  (Del Rey, 1990.)

 

Conrad Stargard #5.

 

                The Mongols have been routed and Poland has survived, but Conrad has a new problem, in the shape of a jealous and very determined wife.

 

Radiant Warrior, The  (Del Rey, 1989.)

 

Conrad Stargard #3.

 

                A Pole from our time “invents” a number of devices in the 13th Century in order to prepare the country for the imminent threat of a Mongol invasion.  But he finds that people resist change, even changes that benefit them, so he sets out to manufacture an enemy to get his adopted people united.

 

FRANKOWSKI, LEO & GROSSMAN, DAVE

 

Kren of the Mitchegai  (Baen, 2004.)

 

New Kashubia #3.

 

                ?

 

Two-Space War, The  (Baen, 2004.)

 

The crew of a starship find themselves caught in the middle of an interstellar war.

 

War with Earth, The  (Baen, 2003.)

 

New Kashubia #2.

 

                A mercenary who rose to the rank of general discovers that all of his experience was actually in virtual reality, but now he has to conduct a war for real.

 

FRANSON, ROBERT WILFRED

 

Shadow of the Ship, The  (Del Rey, 1983.)

 

                A man marooned on a far world investigates rumors of an abandoned starship in his quest to find a way back to his home planet.

 

FRASER, DAVID

 

August, 1988  (Collins, 1983.)

 

                Not seen.

 

FRASER, RONALD  (Also writes Fantasy.)

 

Beetle’s Career  (Jonathan Cape, 1951.)

 

                The development of a superweapon.

 

City of the Sun, The  (Jonathan Cape, 1961.)

 

Planetary Spirits #4.

 

                ?

 

Jupiter in the Chair  (Jonathan Cape, 1958.)

 

Planetary Spirits #2.

 

                An interplanetary conference is held.

 

Trout’s Testament  (Jonathan Cape, 1960.)

 

Planetary Spirits #3.

 

                ?

 

Visit from Venus, A  (Jonathan Cape, 1958.)

 

Planetary Spirits #1.

 

                The title tells it all.

 

FRAUSTINO, LISA ROWE

 

Hole in the Wall, The  (Milkweed, 2010.)

 

A small town experiences strange upsets when a new entrepreneur moves into town.  For younger readers.

 

FRAYN, MICHAEL  (Also writes Fantasy.)

 

Tin Men, The  (Viking, 1965, Collins, 1965, Fontana, 1966, Little, Brown, 1966, Ace, ?)

 

                A comic satire about a future in which computers have been developed to do everything from providing sports entertainment to writing pornography.

 

Very Private Life, A  (Viking, 1968, Collins, 1968, Dell, 1969.)

 

                Part of the human race lives in underground refuges where touching one another is distasteful and everyone communications through holographs.  The remainder lives in the open, struggling against an environment overwhelmed by pollution.

 

FRAZEE, STEVE

 

Sky Block, The  (Rinehart, 1953, Lion, 1954, Bodley Head, 1955, Pyramid, 1958, Mayflower, 1964.)

 

                A group of men search for a high tech sabotage device that can literally turn a country’s climate into a weapon.  And someone is using the device to devastate the US.

 

FRAZER, SHAMUS (Also writes Fantasy and Horror.)

 

Shroud As Well As a Shirt, A  (Chapman & Hall, 1935.)

 

                Future war.

 

FRAZIER, ROBERT  (See collaboration with Andrew Joron.)

 

FREDD, STEPHEN

 

Serum 2000  (Dell, 1976.)

 

                Marginal thriller about a secret government project to develop a superdrug.

 

FREE, COLIN

 

Soft Kill, The  (Berkley, 1973.)

 

                An unobtrusive citizen of a future totalitarian society decides to go on vacation, and inadvertently becomes the fulcrum for a change in the status quo of a civilization that uses drugs and corrective surgery to keep its bulging population in line.

 

FREEDMAN, DAVE

 

Natural Selection  (Hyperion, 2006.)

 

                A new breed of manta ray becomes capable of air breathing and flight and begins hunting humans.

 

FREEDMAN, NANCY

 

Joshua Son of None.  (Delacorte, 1973, Dell, 1974.)

 

                A multimillionaire has gotten possession of some genetic material from John F. Kennedy and now he has access to cloning techniques.  When the process succeeds, he sets out to shape the newborn’s environment as closely as possible to resemble that of the dead President.  In a way he succeeds, but possibly too well, perhaps condemning the clone to the same fate as the original.

 

FREEMAN, BRIAN

 

Blue November Storms  (Cemtery Dance, 2005.)

 

                A meteor strike alters the behavior of local wildlife.

 

FREEMAN, GAIL

 

Alien Thunder  (Bradbury, 1982.)

 

                Not seen.

 

FREEMAN, MAGGIE

 

Danger! Space Pirates  (Hodder, 1987.)

 

                Not seen.

 

Spaceball, The  (Black, 1986.)

 

                Not seen.

 

FREEMAN, SIMON

 

Country of the Blind, The  (Cambridge University Press, 1977.)

 

                Adaptation of the short story by H.G. Wells.

 

FREER, DAVE  (See also collaborations which follow, and with  Mercedes Lackey. Also writes Fantasy.)

 

Cuttlefish  (Pyr, 2012.)

 

Steam #1.

 

Alternate world in which the British Empire never fell.

 

Forlorn, The  (Baen, 1999.)

 

                Aliens have exterminated all humans except those on one primitive world.  They arrive on that planet determined to finish the job, but only after tracking down the components of an advanced technological device concealed on that world. 

 

Steam Mole, The  (Pyr, 2012.)

 

Steam #2.

 

An invasion of Australia is thwarted in an alternate world.

 

FREER, DAVE & FLINT, ERIC

 

Pyramid Power  (Baen, 2007.)

 

Pyramid #2.

 

 A rescue party is diverted to an artificial reality mimicking Norse mythology.

 

Pyramid Scheme  (Baen, 2001.)

 

Pyramid #1.

 

                An alien artifact transports a group of people to Odysseus' ship in an alternate universe where dragons and witches are real.

 

Rats, Bats & Vats  (Baen, 2000.)

 

Rats #1.

 

                Human colonists wage a constant war against the alien Maggots on their new planet, assisted by other aliens known as rats and bats.

 

Rats, the Bats, & the Ugly, The  (Baen, 2004.)

 

Rats #2.

 

                Humans and aliens combine to defeat another spaceborn enemy.

 

Slow Train to Arcturus  (Baen, 2008.)

 

Aliens encounter a generation starship full of sometimes hostile humans.

 

Sorceress of Karres, The  (Baen, 2010.)

 

A sequel to the James Schmitz novel, The Witches of Karres. Psi powered space travelers explores a mysterious region of space.

 

FREIREICH, VALERIE J.

 

Beacon, The  (Roc, 1996.)

 

                An enormous alien vessel has entered the solar system, claiming to be on a peaceful mission.  But one prominent earthman discovers that this is not their first visit to our planet.

 

Becoming Human  (Roc, 1995.)

 

Harmony #1.

 

                First novel in an interesting universe where genetic engineering has created various strains of humanity.  When an alien race threatens one splinter group, there is considerable question whether or not the rest of the Harmony of worlds will respond.  A cloned spy whose own fate is uncertain becomes intimately involved with the people making the decisions and ultimately affects the outcome of the deliberations.

 

Impostor  (Roc, 1997.)

 

Harmony #3.

 

                A university professor is expelled from the Harmony of Worlds because technically he has no citizenship.  His subsequent adventures on several other planets are complicated by his genetically engineered talents, which attract the attention of people who wish to use him to further their own ends.

 

Testament  (Roc, 1995.)

 

Harmony #2.

 

                Testament is a quarantined world whose inhabitants, save one, share the memories of their ancestors.  The exception is a man determined to escape that isolated world, but the local leaders have other plans for him.

 

FREMONT, ELEANOR

 

Evolution  (Puffin, 2001, from the screenplay by David Diamond and David Weissman.)

 

                A meteor crashes on Earth, setting free a lifeform that evolves almost visibly.

 

FRENCH, JOHN

 

Ahriman: Exile  (Black Library, 2013.)

 

A Warhammer novel.

 

?

 

Ahriman: Unchanged (Black Library, 2016.)

 

A Warhammer novel.

 

Military SF.

 

FRENCH, PAUL  (See Isaac Asimov.)

 

FRENCH, ROBERT

 

Now, the Gods  (Manor, 1978.)

 

                In order to keep the world’s economy going, a special spaceship is developed to travel to a planet at the other end of the universe which is the only source of a miraculous metal.  But one member of the crew is a saboteur. 

 

Them  (Manor, 1979.)

 

                A mysterious alien entity too complex to be understood by humans designates two individuals, Mr. White and Mr. Black, to battle for good an evil on the planet Earth, using the enigmatic Soldier as their playing piece.

 

FRETLAND, DON J.  (Volume three of the trilogy which follows, The Oleandre Solution, was never published.)

 

Persimmion Sequence, The  (Apollo, 1971.)

 

Oleandre #1.

 

                Complicated future world shenanigans involving brain transplants, a new wave of mysticism, exploration of the asteroid belt, and the colonization of Mars.

 

Winds of the Heliopolis  (Apollo, 1972.)

 

Oleandre #2.

 

                A young woman remains in the fledgeling Martian colony while her friends explore the universe in search of a habitable planet to which they can all relocate.

 

FREY, JAMES N.  (Pseudonym of Mark Washburn, whom see.)

 

Armageddon Game, The  (Zebra, 1985.)

 

                Someone steals genetically altered germs from an American laboratory and plans to sell them to the Soviets, which could shift the balance of power or even wipe out the human race.

 

Elixir, The  (Zebra, 1986.)

 

                Hitler had discovered an elixir that would make his soldiers immortal, but died before it could be put to use.  Decades later, the substance surfaces and is put up for auction.

 

U.S.S.A  (Zebra, 1987.)

 

                Not seen.

 

FREZZA, ROBERT

 

Cain’s Land  (Del Rey, 1995.)

 

Vereshchagin #3.

 

                A military officer is put in command of an expedition to a newly discovered alien world whose inhabitants have a technology at least equal to that of humanity.  But shortly after arriving, the negotiating team is kidnapped and the commander must coordinate a military effort to rescue them.

 

Fire in a Faraway Place  (Del Rey, 1994.)

 

Vereshchagin #2.

 

                The Japanese empire sends a fresh invasion fleet to subjugate a rebellious colony world, but this time some of their former mercenaries have changed sides, and are prepared to help the South Africans make good on their declaration of independence.

 

McLendon’s Syndrome  (Del Rey, 1993.)

 

McLendon #1.

 

                A down on his luck spaceman takes a mysterious woman aboard his ship, and as a consequence gets caught in the middle of a space war, after dealing with a disease that can only be cured by eating chocolate chip cookies.

 

Small Colonial War, A  (Del Rey, 1990.)

 

Vereshchagin #1.

 

                Rulers of a Japanese interstellar empire launch a military campaign against planets settled by South Africans in this military SF thriller.

 

VMR Theory, The  (Del Rey, 1996.)

 

McLendon #2.

 

                A recent divorcee and a beautiful woman meet in space, and she infects him with McLendon’s syndrome, which brings near immortality at a somewhat awkward cost.  They are recruited by Naval Intelligence to investigate a planet from which human destiny may be directed.

 

FRIEDBERG, GERTRUDE

 

Revolving Boy, The  (Doubleday, 1966, Gollancz, 1967, Ace, 1968, Del Rey, 1980.)

 

                A young boy with an incredible sense of direction is constantly orienting himself toward some unspecified distant point that we finally learn is a planet elsewhere in the galaxy.

 

FRIEDELL, EGON

 

Return of the Time Machine, The  (DAW, 1972, translated from the 1946 German edition by Eddy C. Bertin.)

 

                A sequel to the Wells classic.  Further adventures of the time traveler in both the past and the future.

 

FRIEDMAN, C.S.  (Also writes Fantasy.)

 

In Conquest Born  (DAW, 1986.)

 

                Genetically altered humans have evolved into two warring galactic empires, one using telepathy, the other more skillful at military matters.  And the commanding generals of both sides share an enmity so intense that it could alter the destiny of both empires.

 

Madness Season, The  (DAW, 1990.)

 

                An alien race has conquered Earth and one of their apparent collaborators is actually a genuine vampire in this odd blend of SF and the rationalized supernatural.  The vampire, it turns out, is actually more loyal to humanity than his surface actions would appear to indicate.

 

This Alien Shore  (DAW, 1998.)

 

                Travel to the stars has caused an unexpected mutation, and those who successfully survive into the next generation establish an iron clad ownership of interstellar travel.  Their monopoly may be in jeopardy, however, because of one individual whose life is threatened by numerous enemies.

 

Wilding, The  (DAW, 2004.)

 

                An interstellar war that has lasted for countless ages catches a number of disparate characters in the middle.

 

FRIEDMAN, MICHAEL JAN  (See also collaborations that follow and others with Carmen Carter, Robert Greenberger, and Peter David. Also writes Fantasy and Horror.)

 

All Good Things  (Pocket, 1995, from the screenplay by Ronald D. Moore and Brannon Braga.)

 

A Star Trek Next Generation novel.

 

                Picard revisits his earlier life in a desperate effort to prevent the human race from being wiped out of existence by the inhabitants of the Q continuum.

 

Batman and Robin,  (?, 1997, from the screenplay by ?)

 

                Not seen.

 

Call to Darkness, A  (Pocket, 1989.)

 

A Star Trek: Next Generation novel.

 

A derelict ship is found orbiting a world encased in an impenetrable force field.  Riker takes command of a ship beleaguered by a mysterious plague when Picard disappears while investigating the empty ship.

 

Crossover  (Pocket, 1995.)

 

A Star Trek: Next Generation novel.

 

The Enterprise is sent to rescue Spock, whose mission to forge a reconciliation between Vulcans and Romulans has gone awry.  A spy within Spock's group has betrayed them into the hands of the Romulan government.

 

Deadly Games  (Harper, 1996.)

 

Superman #3.

 

                Not seen.

 

Death in Winter  (Pocket, 2007.)

 

A Star Trek Next Generation novel.

 

In the midst of a Romulan power struggle, a plague breaks out.

 

Double, Double  (Pocket, 1989.)

 

A Star Trek novel.

 

Kirk is replaced with an exact duplicate of himself and becomes involved in a murder mystery on Tranquility Seven.  Elsewhere, a long dead scientist's legacy spells danger for the entire galaxy.

 

Dujonian’s Hoard  (Pocket, 1998.)

 

A Star Trek: Next Generation novel.

 

                A Starfleet captain has disappeared while searching for a rumored treasure trove of ancient artifacts, and Picard has to race against Klingons and Romulans to find the missing man and whatever he may have discovered.

 

Enigma  (Pocket, 2004.)

 

A Star Trek Next Generation novel.

 

                Young Captain Picard finds himself heading off an alien invasion.

 

Exile (Harper, 1996.)

 

Superman #2.

 

                Not seen.

 

Faces of Fire  (Pocket, 1992.)

 

A Star Trek novel.

 

Kirk is caught between two warring religious factions on one world, while Spock and Kirk's son must defeat a Klingon warship that has attacked a small terraforming project on another.

 

Fortune's Light  (Pocket, 1991.)

 

A Star Trek: Next Generation novel.

 

Riker heads a mission back to a highly developed world he helped bring into the Federation when an old friend disappears.  There he learns that his friend may be guilty of stealing the world's most precious jewel.

 

Gauntlet  (Pocket, 2002.)

 

A Star Trek Next Generation novel.

 

                Young Captain Picard has to track down an interstellar pirate.

 

Heat Wave  (Warner, 1996.)

 

Superman #1.

 

                Not seen.

 

Her Klingon Soul  (Pocket, 1997.)

 

A Star Trek Voyager novel.

 

                The comparatively pacifist Klingon crewmember from the Voyager is kidnapped by slavers and forced to work in the mines on a primitive world, where she discovers that there are appropriate times for violence.

 

Kahless  (Pocket, 1996.)

 

A Star Trek Next Generation novel.

 

The clone of a legendary Klingon leader has been installed as the new emperor, but old records hint at a terrible scandal and the Enterprise's crew is caught in the middle.

 

Legacy  (Pocket, 1991.)

 

A Star Trek novel.

 

Although nearly incapacitated by a poisonous bite, Spock takes command of the Enterprise during Kirk's unexpected absence in order to defeat an old enemy, a space pirate who preys on the population of defenseless worlds.

 

Maker  (Pocket, 2004.)

 

A Star Trek Next Generation novel.

 

                A Federation starship is seized by a powerful alien force.

 

My Brother’s Constitution  (Pocket, 1999.)

 

A Star Trek novel.

 

                As staff officers aboard a ship caught in the middle of an interplanetary war, Kirk and his best friend find themselves in deadly peril.  An accident has incapacitated their superiors, and Kirk is now in command for the first time in his life.

 

My Brother’s Keeper  (Pocket, 1999.)

 

A Star Trek novel.

 

                Just after taking command of the Enterprise, Kirk has his first encounter with the Klingons, during which his friend Gary Mitchell is captured.  Ultimately he must rely on Spock to help him carry the day.

 

My Brother’s Republic  (Pocket, 1999.)

 

A Star Trek novel.

 

                The first of a trilogy dealing with Kirk’s early friendship with Gary Mitchell, whom he is forced to destroy in one of the original television episodes.  In the opening volume, he and Mitchell become friends and are assigned together to a planet where they are able to disrupt the plans of a band of terrorists.

 

Mystery of the Missing Crew  (Minstrel, 1995.)

 

A Starfleet Academy novel.

 

                Young Data battles mysterious aliens.

 

Oblivion  (Pocket, 2003.)

 

A Star Trek Stargazer novel.

 

                Picard travels through time and encounters a different version of Guinan.

 

Original Sin  (Dark Horse, 2005.)

 

An Aliens novel.

 

Ripley and Call battle more aliens.

 

Planet X  (Pocket, 1998.)

 

A Star Trek: Next Generation novel.

 

                Picard and company are en route to a planet plagued with strange mutations when they encounter visitors from another reality, the X-Men from Marvel comics, who offer to help them on their mission.

 

Price of Peace, The  (Bantam, 2002.)

 

A Justice League novel.

 

                Batman, Superman, and others team up to defeat villains.

 

Progenitor  (Pocket, 2002.)

 

A Star Trek novel.

 

                Young Captain Picard is tied up investigating a murder plot on a remote world while his second in command answers a dangerous distress call from another system.

 

Redemption of the Silver Surfer  (Putnam, 1997, Boulevard, 1998.)

 

A Fantastic Four novel.

 

                Three members of the Fantastic Four are kidnapped to the Negative Zone by a former enemy who needs their assistance against an all powerful creature that could destroy their entire universe.

 

Relics  (Pocket, 1992, based on the script by Ron Moore.)

 

A Star Trek: Next Generation novel.

 

Scottie from the first series has been in suspended animation in a transporter beam, and is rescued by the crew of the new Enterprise.  Although his knowledge is hopelessly out of date, he provides the solution to a potential disaster.

 

Reunion  (Pocket, 1992.)

 

A Star Trek: Next Generation novel.

 

Picard goes to visit the crew of his previous command, but his visit is less than pleasant when someone begins murdering his friends, possibly because one of their number is becoming ruler of a small empire.

 

Saratoga  (Pocket, 1996.)

 

A Star Trek: Deep Space Nine novel.

 

Sisko is reunited with the surviving members of his old ship's crew, but shortly afterward, a mysterious incident leads him to believe that one among their number is a dangerous traitor.

 

Secret of the Lizard People  (Minstrel, 1995.)

 

A Starfleet Academy novel.

 

                A distress call leads Data and his companions into a confrontation with alien invaders.

 

Shadows on the Sun  (Pocket, 1994.)

 

A Star Trek novel.

 

The Enterprise travels to a world where assassination is common place to mediate a dispute and McCoy finds his ex-wife among their passengers.  When she and Kirk are kidnapped by a band of killers, McCoy must find a way to work around a centuries old tradition and get them safely back.

 

Starfleet – Year One  (Pocket, 2002.)

 

A Star Trek novel.

 

                The story of the founding of Starfleet during a war with the Klingons.

 

Stargazer Duology Book One, The  (Pocket, 2002.)

 

A Star Trek Next Generation novel.

 

                In his youth, Picard is sent to capture an interstellar terrorist.

 

Stargazer Duology Book Two, The  (Pocket, 2002.)

 

A Star Trek Next Generation novel.

 

                A youthful Picard is dispatched to a planet whose natives are in a battle for their lives.

 

Stargazer: Maker  (Pocket, 2004.)

 

A Star Trek novel.

 

                Picard must prevent an incident from starting an interstellar war.

 

Stargazer: Oblivion  (Pocket, 2003.)

 

A Star Trek novel.

 

                Picard travels through time and meets Guinan in 19th Century Earth.

 

Three  (Pocket, 2004.)

 

A Star Trek Next Generation novel.

 

                ?

 

Tomorrow Men  (Pocket, 2006.)

 

An Ultimates novel.

 

                Intruders from the future breach the headquarters of a group of superheroes.

 

Valiant, The  (Pocket, 2000.)

 

                An adventure of the young Picard, when he is forced to take command during a rescue operation that goes horribly wrong.

 

FRIEDMAN, MICHAEL JAN & GOLDEN, CHRISTIE

 

First Virtue, The  (Pocket, 1999.)

 

A Star Trek Next Generation novel.

 

                Someone has been working behind the scenes to cause a war between two alien civilizations, and Picard and his crew must find out who is responsible before hostilities break out.

 

FRIEDMAN, MICHAEL JAN & GREENBERGER, ROBERT

 

Flesh and Blood  (Darkhorse, 2007.)

 

A Predator novel.

 

One human faction enlists the aid of the predators and unleashes terrible devastation.

 

FRIEDMAN, MICHAEL JAN, PETER DAVID & GREENBERGER, ROBERT

 

Perfect Beast, A (Del Rey, 2013.)

 

After Earth #2.

 

A human colony world battles alien invaders.

 

FRIEDMAN, MICHAEL JAN & RYAN, KEVIN

 

Requiem  (Pocket, 1994.)

 

A Star Trek: Next Generation novel.

 

On his way to help resolve a major negotiating difficulty with an alien race, Picard is sent back through time by an ancient artifact and finds himself at a crucial point in the history of the Federation, with the power to alter the course of history.

 

FRIEND, OSCAR J.  (Also wrote horror fiction as Owen Fox Jerome.)

 

Kid from Mars, The  (Fell, 1949, Cherry Tree, 1951.)

 

                A young visit comes to Earth from the red planet.

 

Roar of the Rocket  (Fantasy Fiction, 1950.)

 

                Not seen.

 

Starmen, The  (Avalon, 1963.)

 

                Not seen.

 

FRIESNER, ESTHER  (Also writes Fantasy and Horror.)

 

Death and the Librarian and Other Stories  (Five Star, 2002.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

Ecce Hominid  (Pulphouse, 1991.)

 

                Short story in pamphlet form about the stress of being a teen in prehistory.

 

Psalms of Herod, The  (Borealis, 1995.)

 

Herod #1.

 

                In a post collapse future where male domination has become intimately tied up with a repressive religion, a young woman slowly begins to rebel against the limitations placed on her gender.  A power struggle leaves her father dead, and she is forced to flee rather than submit to his successor.

 

Sherwood Game, The  (Baen, 1995.)

 

                A virtual reality Robin Hood game gets out of hand when the characters become self aware and figure out a way to escape into artificial but genuinely physical bodies in the real world.  A computer geek has to get the merry men under control before they cause a major uproar.

 

Sword of Mary, The  (Borealis, 1996.)

 

Herod #2.

 

                Becca has escaped the virtual enslavement that was her fate at home and travels to a large city to find brother.  But although she feels safer within the city, she quickly discovers that everyone there is plotting to improve his or her own lot, and that the illusion of freedom is little more than that.

 

To Storm Heaven  (Pocket, 1997.)

 

A Star Trek: Next Generation novel.

 

                The crew of the Enterprise travel to a doomed world to try to help them avert a disaster, which they discover might encompass other planets as well.

 

Warchild  (Pocket, 1994.)

 

A Star Trek: Deep Space Nine novel.

 

A mysterious disease is killing children on Bajor, so Dr. Bashir goes planetside to help, while Dax is trying to find a particular child who is supposed to possess great healing powers and may only succeed if she can get the doctor's help.

 

FRISTER, ROBERT ALLEN

 

Eclipse  (Vantage, 1982.)

 

                Dinosaurs at a museum in New York City come to life during a power failure.  Bet you didn't know THAT would happen.

 

FRITCH, CHARLES E.

 

Crazy Mixed-Up Planet  Powell, 1969.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

Horses’ Asteroid  (Powell, 1970.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

FRITTS, WILLIAM

 

House, The.  (See House of Another Kind.)

 

House of Another Kind  (Tower, 1981.  Leisure, 1985, as The House.)

 

                In a near future when all the governments of the world have become unstable, a strange structure appears on Earth, apparently built by creatures from another world.

 

FROESE, ROBERT

 

Hour of Blue, The  (North Country, 1990.)

 

                Dolphin communication and psychic children reveal that Earth is about to react to pollution.

 

FROST, GREGORY  (Also writes Fantasy.)

 

Attack of the Jazz Giants and Other Stories  (Golden Gryphon, 2005.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

Pure Cold Light, The  (Avon, 1993, Roc UK, 1994.)

 

                An investigative reporter tries to find out why a major corporation is searching for an apparently unimportant juvenile delinquent in a future where drugs are used to control the population, and people are mysteriously disappearing under impossible circumstances.

 

FROST, JASON  (Pseudonym of Raymond Obstfield, with one exception noted below.)

 

Badland  (Zebra, 1984.)

 

Warlord #3.

 

                The protagonist has to rescue his son this time, kidnapped by an old enemy who has gathered a band of brigands and killers together so that they can organize large scale raids against the remnants of civilization.

 

Cutthroat, The  (Zebra, 1984.)

 

Warlord #2.

 

                A band of pirates begin preying on the people living in a flooded, post collapse Los Angeles, until a charismatic leader organizes the latter to resist the raids.

 

Invasion USA  (Pinnacle, 1985, from the screenplay by ?.)

 

                An army of thugs and assassins infiltrates the US at the instigation of foreign powers.

 

Killer’s Keep  (Zebra, 1987.  Actually written by Rich Rainey.)

 

Warlord #6.

 

                Not seen.

 

Prisonland n (Zebra, 1985.)

 

Warlord #4.

 

                Our hero is still searching for his kidnapped son, missing since the last volume, and now he comes to ruined San Francisco, which is ruled by the former inmates at San Quentin prison

 

Terminal Island  (Zebra, 1985.)

 

Warlord #5.

 

                The Warlord travels to San Diego this time, still searching for his son.  There he discovers that the zoo’s animals have gone feral, and that a Russian submarine has successfully passed under the poisonous barrier that isolates the island of California from the rest of the world.

 

Warlord  (Zebra, 1983.)

 

Warlord #1.

 

                A massive earthquake and other less plausible  disasters turn California into an island.  In the aftermath, a new order rises from the ashes of the old.  One man is forced to become a leader of a new society when his wife is kidnapped by his enemies and he has to organize her rescue.

 

FROST, POLLY

 

Deep Inside  (Tor, 2007.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories, not all of which are SF.

 

FUENTES, CARLOS

 

Eagle’s Throne, The  (Random House, 2006.)

 

                The US government of the near future interferes with Mexico’s economy on an unprecedented scale.

 

FUENTES, ROBERTO  (See collaboration with Piers Anthony. Also writes Fantasy.)

 

FUKUI, ISAMU

 

Truancy  (Tor, 2008.)

 

A repressive school in an alternate world.

 

FULLER, ALVARADO

 

A.D. 2000  (Laird & Lee, 1890.  Laird & Lee, 1911, as Back to Life A.D. 2000.)

 

                Not seen.  Utopian novel.

 

Back to Life A.D. 2000.  (See A.D. 2000.)

 

FULLER, JOHN G.  (Also writes Fantasy and Horror.)

 

Pack, The  (St Martins, 1989.)

 

                A nuclear accident results in hordes of radioactive rats that begin to attack people in the isolated, ravaged nearby communities.

 

FULLER, JULIE FORWARD  (See collaborations with Robert L. Forward.)

 

FULLER, KIMBERLY

 

Home  (Tor, 1997.)

 

An alien refuge arrives on Earth, insisting that this is his home world, once destroyed by invaders.  Two young people struggle with the puzzle of whether or not the human race was at one time a star travelling menace.

 

FULLER, LON

 

Case of the Speluncean Explorers, The  (Harvard Law Review, 1949.)

 

                A pamphlet about a supposed legal case in the far future.

 

FULLER, ROGER  (Pseudonym of Don Tracy.)

 

Son of Flubber  (Permabook, 1963, from the screenplay by ?)

 

                A college professor invents a substance that defies the ordinary laws of nature and gets involved in a series of comical adventure.

 

FULLILOVE, ERIC JAMES

 

Circle of One  (Bantam, 1996.)

 

Jenny Sexa #1.

 

                A telepathic police consultant is investigating a serial killer when she realizes that he is aware of her and that she may become one of his victims if she doesn’t step out of the official investigation and track him down herself.

 

Stranger, The  (Bantam, 1997.)

 

Jenny Sexa #2.

 

                The authorities are concerned when several boys are found dead, none of whom have a registered identity.  A telepathic police consultant investigates and uncovers a bizarre religious cult that is experimenting with its own children.

 

FUNARO, SERGIO

 

How It All Ended  (Aronowitz, 1973.)

 

                Not seen.

 

FUNNELL, AUGUSTINE

 

Brandyjack  (Laser, 1976.)

 

Brandyjack #1.

 

                Two men set off on a perilous journey across a future Earth in order to take advantage of an opportunity to leave the decaying planet and find a new life among the stars.

 

Rebels of Merka  (Laser, 1976.)

 

Brandyjack #2.

 

                In a decadent future America, a two fisted hero decides to give up his easy life in favor of action, and his decision has implications that might topple the government.

 

FUREY, MAGGIE  (Also writes Fantasy.)

 

Sorceress  (Orion, 1998.)

 

Part of the multi-author Web series.

 

                Four children try to track down a mysterious presence on the internet of the future after the relative of one of them is arrested for a crime she didn’t commit.

 

Spindrift  (Orion, 1998.)

 

Part of the multi-author Web series.

 

                Aliens have infiltrated the worldwide web.

 

FUTURE, STEVE

 

Doomed Nation of the Skies  (Pearson, 1953.)

 

                Two humans are kidnapped to Mars.

 

Slave Traders of the Sky  (Pearson, 1954.)

 

                Tension between humans and Venusians erupts into violence.

 

FYFE, H.B.

 

D-99  (Pyramid, 1962.)

 

                Episodic novel about a human interplanetary agency whose job is to rescue five humans imprisoned on five different alien worlds.

 

FYSH  (Pseudonym of Leonard G. Fish, whom see.)

 

Planet War  (Archer, 1952.)

 

                Not seen.