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Out of Sight, Out of Mind  (Lippincott, 1985, Bantam, 1986.)


A pair of twins with paranormal powers decide to avert world disaster following the deaths of their parents in a mysterious plane crash.  Their ability to foresee the future indicates that a major war is inevitable unless the world comes to its sense.  Not labeled for young adults but clearly intended for that audience.




Virtual Death  (Harper, 1995.)


A woman who has made a career out of dying and being resurrected searches for her outlaw mother in this satiric, cyberpunkish future.  An underground organization is systematically assassinating members of the NRA, another group refuses to use the past tense, and the government seems to have lost control of the country.


AARONOVITCH, BEN.  (See also collaboration which follows. Also writes Fantasy.)


Also People, The  (Doctor Who, 1995.)


Doctor Who.


While on vacation in a Dyson Sphere, the Doctor gets involved with the investigation of a murder and his companions suspect that it’s just the visible portion of a devious alien plot.


Remembrance of the Daleks  (Target, 1990.)


Doctor Who.


Novelization of the 1989 television program.  The Doctor returns to 20th Century England just in time to prevent the Daleks from securing a marvelous device which he left there on a previous visit.


Transit  (Doctor Who Books, 1992.)


Doctor Who.


Travel around the solar system is managed by "tunnels" which use a form of matter transmission.  The Doctor takes a hand when alien mental forces and human villains threaten the future of the entire human race.




So Vile a Sin  (Doctor Who Books, 1997.)


Doctor Who.


The Doctor shows up as the human interstellar empire is coming to an end, and the power struggles that arise in the aftermath are more vicious than ever..


ABBEY, LYNN & ROBERT ASPRIN  (Abbey also writes Fantasy, as does Asprin.)


Catwoman: Tiger Hunt  (Warner, 1992, Millenium, 1993.)


Marginal SF content.  Batman and Catwoman are forced by circumstances to combine forces against a gang of ruthless criminals as well as arms smugglers who are dealing with the former Soviet republics.




Annotated Flatland, The  (See Flatland.)


Flatland  (Seely & Co, 1884, Little, Brown, 1899, Dover, 1952, Signet, 1989.  Perseus, 2001, as The Annotated Flatland.)


The classic story of beings living in two dimensional space, amusing and wittily written.


ABBOTT, TONY  (Also writes Horror and  Fantasy.)


Beast from Beneath the Cafeteria, The  (Scholastic, 1996.)


Weird Zone #3.


                Not seen.


Incredible Shrinking Kid, The  (Scholastic, 1996.)


Weird Zone #2.


                Not seen.


Zombie Surf Commandos from Mars   (Scholastic, 1996.)


Weird Zone #1.


                Horror spoof with invading zombies hitting the waves.




Inter Ice Age 4  (Alfred A. Knopf, 1970, Berkley, 1972.)


A device that allows its creator to accurately predict the future brings a dire message.  The world is on the brink of a new ice age and human technology is powerless to avert the disaster, although it may provide the means by which some of the population can survive.




Trivana 1  (Panther, 1966.)


A revolutionary new space drive leads to the colonization of Venus in this frequently implausible book.


ABERCROMBIE, NORA  (See collaboration with Candas Jane Dorsey.)




Blood of Patriots  (Forge, 1996.)


Marginal thriller about a terrorist attack that leaves over a hundred members of Congress dead.




Ultimate Peril, The  (Armchair, 2011, bound with Planet of Shame by Bruce Elliott. Magazine appearance 1950.)


A man becomes a living bomb in a war between Earth and Venus.




Twilight of the Vilp, The  (Victor Gollancz, 1969, Sphere, 1971.)


A writer interviews applicants for the job of hero of his next novel, but eventually scraps his original idea in favor of a galaxy spanning story of an alien empire.  The act of writing about them makes them real.


ABNETT, DAN  (Note: The Warhammer novels are arguably fantasy as well, given their basis as a battle against the forces of Chaos, but those listed here have more the feel of military SF.  See FANTASY listing. Also see collaboration which follows.)


Armour of Contempt, The  (Black Library, 2006.)


A Warhammer novel.


                A military officer confronts internal as well as external demons.


Blood Pact  (Black Library, 2009.)


A Warhammer novel.


An interplanetary military unit is troubled by traitors.


Border Princes  (BBC, 2007)


A Torchwood novel.




Brothers of the Snake (Black Library, 2007.)


A Warhammer novel.




Double Eagle  (Black Library, 2004.)


A Warhammer novel.


                Air combat on a contested planet.


Embedded  (Angry Robot, 2011.)


A reporter gets inside information on a planetary civil war.


Everybody Wants to Rule the World (Marvel, 2015, Titan, 2018.)


An Avengers novel.


Five different supervillains attack the world simultaneously.


Extinction Event  (Titan, ?)


A Primeval novel.




First & Only  (Black Library, 2000.)


A Warhammer novel.


                The human race is near extinction in a violent interstellar empire that encompasses numerous races, so the survivors tend to take up jobs in the military.


Founding, The  (Black Library, 2007.)


A Warhammer book.


                Omnibus of First and Only, Ghostmaker, and Necropolis.


Ghostmaker  (Black Library, 2000.)


A Warhammer novel.


                In a far future Earth torn by war and creatures who seem almost supernatural, a crack military unit battles the latest hordes of darkness.


Guns of Tanith, The  (Black Library, 2002.)


A Warhammer novel.


                A military group tries to gain control of a planet known for its supply of rare minerals.


His Last Command  (Black Library, 2005.)


A Warhammer novel.


                Space soldiers discover that their unit was disbanded while they were on a mission.


Honour Guard  (Black Library, 2001.)


A Warhammer novel.


                An interstellar mercenary organization wages a series of battles on a planet that is considered a religious shrine.


Horus Rising  (Black Library, 2006.)


A Warhammer novel.


                The young ruler of an interstellar empire tries to make his mark.


I Am Slaughter (Black Library, 2016.)


A Warhammer novel.


Military SF.


Know No Fear (Black Library, 2012.)


A Warhammer novel.


A civil war among humans in space puts war against aliens at risk.


Legion (Black Library, 2008.)


A Warhammer novel.


Treachery threatens the stability of an interstellar empire.


Lost, The  (Black Library, 2010.)


A Warhammer collection.


Omnibus of Traitor General, His Last Command, The Armour of Contempt, and Only in Death.


Malleus (Black Library, 2001.)


A Warhammer novel.


Military SF.


Monstercide  (Angry Robot, 2013.)


Earth is invaded by monsters from another reality.


Only in Death  (Black Library, 2007.)


A Warhammer novel.


An interstellar war puts strain on the soldiers fighting it.


Prospero Burns  (Black Library, 2010.)


A Warhammer novel.


A special mission is sent to capture a mysterious planet.


Ravenor  (Black Library, 2004.)


A Warhammer novel.


                A psychic and his agents battle plots against the empire.


Ravenor Returned (Black Library, 2005.)


A Warhammer novel.


                Agents of an interstellar empire go undercover to identify enemies of the government.


Ravenor Rogue  (Black Library, 2007.)


A Warhammer novel.


                Efforts to chase down an interstellar criminal put the protagonists at the mercy of an even greater threat.


Ravenor: The Omnibus  (Black Library, 2009.)


Omnibus of Ravenor, Ravenor Returned, and Ravenor Rogue.


Sabbat Crusade (Black Library, 2015.)


A Warhammer novel.


Military SF.


Sabbat Martyr  (Black Library, 2003.)


A Warhammer novel.


                A woman claiming to be a reincarnated saint rallies the forces in an interstellar war.


Saint, The  (Black Library, 2007.)


A Warhammer book.


Omnibus of Honour Guard, Guns of Tanith, Straight Silver, and Sabbat Martyr.


Salvation's Reach  (Black Library, 2011.)


A Warhammer novel.


Clandestine mission to another planet.


Silent Stars Go By, The  (2013.)


A Doctor Who novel.




Story of Martha, The  (BBC, 2008.)


A Doctor Who novel.




Straight Silver  (Black Library, 2002.)


A Warhammer novel.


                A band of mercenaries get involved in a massive land war on a distant planet.


Thunder & Steel  (Black Library, 2011.)


Omnibus of Riders of the Dead, Gilead's Blood, Hammers of Ulric, and related short stories.


Titanicus  (Black Library, 2008.)


A Warhammer novel.


A relief mission is sent to a besieged planet.


Traitor General  (Black Library, 2004.)


A Warhammer novel.


                A mission to prevent a captured general from revealing information crucial to an interstellar war.


Triumff  (Angry Robot, 2009.)


An alternate present in which the British Empire is sustained by magic.


Unremembered Empire, The  (Black Library, 2014.)


A Warhammer novel.


Military SF.


Warmaster (Black Library, 2014.)


A Warhammer novel.


Military SF.




Macragge's Honour (Black Library, 2015.)


A Warhammer novel.






Fiefdom (Abaddon, 2014.)


Earth is conquered by insectlike aliens.


ABRAHAM, DANIEL  (Also writes Fantasy. See collaboration with George R.R. Martin. See also James S. A. Corey.)


ABRASHKIN, RAYMOND  (See collaborations with Jay Williams.)




Plato Papers, The  (Chatto & Windus, 1999.)


                Episodic satire set in the far future when a researcher investigates an odd subculture of humankind.


ACRES, MARK  (Also writes Fantasy.)


Lord of Lances  (Ace, 1988.)


A multi-path gamebook set in the universe of Janissaries by Jerry Pournelle.


Shines the Name  (Ace, 1987.)


A multi-path gamebook set in the universe of Starship Troopers by Robert A. Heinlein.




Plato Papers, The  (Doubleday, 2000.)


                In the 38th Century, a philosopher analyzes literary works from the past and attempts to interpret them, with amusing results.


ADAIR, HAZEL  (See collaboration with Ronald Marriott.)


ADAIR, JAMES B. (See also collaborations which follow.)


Boomer Down  (Berkley, 1992.)


Deep Core #2. 


A trapped submarine holding advanced weaponry calls to an undersea city for help, but a foreign power tries to steal the technology for itself, nearing precipitating a nuclear war.


Crash Dive  (Berkley, 1992.)


Deep Core #3.


Part of a men's adventure series set in a permanent undersea city, this time pitting the crew against a Japanese warlord with a high tech submarine in a race to reclaim an ancient treasure.


Deep Core  (Berkley, 1991.)


Deep Core #1. 


A secret undersea installation becomes the target of a foreign military attack when it becomes apparent that their existence will give the US an edge in nuclear politics.




Target Iran  (Berkley, 1991.)


World War III #3.


                Not seen.


Target Nuke  (Berkley, 1990.)


World War III #2.


                Not seen.


Target Texas  (Berkley, 1990.)


World War III #1.


                Not seen.




Genesis II  (Little, Brown, 2001.)


                A break in at a biological laboratory causes the release of a new plague, but the authorities are strangely obtuse to the danger.  Or maybe not so strangely.




White Horse  (Emily Bestler, 2012.)


Apocalypse #1.


A teen deals with an apocalyptic collapse of civilization.




End of Fame, The  (Del Rey, 1994.)


Evan Larkspur #2.


A playwright driven into hiding by the repressive government of Earth is hired under his false identity to spy on someone else who has assumed his original identity, and who is convinced that his destiny is to lead a revolution.


Unwound Way, The  (Del Rey, 1991.)


Evan Larkspur #1


The only survivor of a disaster aboard an interstellar survey vessel returns to an Earth dominated by a dictatorial power intent upon retrieving the information locked in his brain even if it means pursuing him to remote colony worlds and destroying his personality in the process.


ADAMS, DOUGLAS (See collaboration which follows.)


Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency  (Heineman, 1987, Simon & Schuster, 1987, Pocket, 1988.)


Dirk Gently #1.


A very unprepossessing detective looks into a series of seemingly ghostly murders in this very uneven spoof. 


Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, The  (Crown, 1979, Pan, 1979, Harmony, 1980, Pocket, 1981, Millennium, 1994, Ballantine, 1995, Del Rey, 2004.)


Hitchhiker #1.


Earth has been destroyed as part of a galactic construction project and its sole survivor, is on a grand tour of a very wacky universe in this opening volume of the famous series.  Accompanied by his alien friend, he stows away aboard a starship, is sentenced to death by exposure to space, and escapes to an experimental ship that is powered by probabilities.


Illustrated Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, The  (Harmony, 1994.)


                Profusely illustrated version of the novel.


Life, the Universe, and Everything  (Harmony, 1982, Pan, 1982, Pocket, 1983, Millennium, 1994, Del Rey, 2004.)


Hitchhiker #3.


Still attempting to discover what the universe is all about, Arthur Dent and friends wind up on a primitive planet that turns out to be Earth in our own prehistory.  The human race, we discover, is actually a gigantic, biological computer.  This wildly humorous series originally ended with this volume, although Adams unwisely added another later.


Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul, The  (Heineman, 1988, Simon & Schuster, 1988, Pocket, 1990.)


Dirk Gently #2.


A broadly farcical sendup of detective stories featuring divine intervention and a dirty refrigerator.  Dirk barely escapes a bomb planted on an airplane, investigates the causes, and eventually discovers that ancient gods might be living creatures.


More Than Complete Hitch-Hiker's Guide, The  (Longmeadow, 1987.)


                Collection of related stories.


Mostly Harmless  (Heineman, 1992, Harmony, 1992, Ballantine, 1993, Del Rey, 2004.)


Hitchhiker #5.


An alien conglomerate has seized control of the Hitchhiker's Guide and Arthur Dent discovers he has a daughter.  A low key and relatively unsatisfying reprise of the popular series, although there are still a few good moments.


Restaurant at the End of the Universe, The  (Crown, 1980, Pan, 1980, Harmony, 1982, Pocket, 1982, Millennium, 1994, Del Rey, 2004.)


Hitchhiker #2.


Arthur Dent and friends travel to a restaurant poised at the very moment in time when the universe is about to end.  There they steal the starship owned by a bizarre rock group and almost crash into the sun.


Salmon of Doubt, The  (Harmony, 2002.)


                Collection of unrelated stories and essays.


So Long and Thanks for All the Fish  (Harmony, 1984, Pan, 1984, Pocket, 1985, Del Rey, 2004.)


Hitchhiker #4.


Arthur Dent and company seek to explore the roots of mankind and also to learn why all the dolphins abandoned the Earth.  An occasionally funny but frequently awkward add-on to the top notch series.




Shada  (Ace, 2012.)


Novelization of the television show.


ADAMS, GUY  (Also writes Fantasy and Horror.)


Army of Dr. Moreau, The  (Titan, 2012.)


Sherlock Holmes battles someone using Moreau's ability to transform animals into humans.


Breath of God, The (2011.)


House That Jack Built, The  (Random UK, 2009.)


A Torchwood novel.


A house becomes unstuck in time.


Joy Ride (BBC, 2016.)


A Class novel.


Body snatching.


ADAMS, HUNTER  (Pseudonym of James Lawrence.)


Devil to Pay, The  (Pinnacle, 1977.)


Peter Lance #3.


The eternally randy alien living unsuspected on Earth investigates a cult that is actually the front for a dangerous rings of foreign agents.


She-Beast, The  (Pinnacle, 1975.)


Peter Lance #1.


Peter Lance is an alien spy investigating sexual activity among humans in this sexually oriented series.  In the opening volume, he runs into a woman who maintains her beauty only by using a mysterious drug.


Tiger by the Tail  (Pinnacle, 1975.)


Peter Lance #1.


The surreptitious alien investigator on Earth rescues a woman after sensing her danger telepathically, then poses as an actor in order to find out why she is being pursued.


ADAMS, JOHN  (Pseudonym of John Glasby, whom see.)


When the Gods Came  (Badger, 1960, Arcadia, ?)


In the aftermath of a nuclear war, mutants abound, and another subset of humans discovers that they possess paranormal powers.  Are they also mutated, or are they the spawn of another intelligence that came to Earth long ago?


ADAMS, RICHARD  (Also writes Fantasy and Horror.)


Plague Dogs, The  (Alfred A. Knopf, 1977, Lane/Collings, 1977, Crest, 1978.)


A pair of intelligent dogs escapes an animal research center and engages on a long trek cross country to safety.  Their freedom is endangered when rumors spread that they carry a deadly plague with them.


ADAMS, ROBERT  (Also writes Fantasy.)


Bili the Axe  (Signet, 1982.)


Horseclans #10.


Bili, friend of Milo of Morai, leads a band of warriors aiding a beleaguered kingdom beset by invading barbarians and undermined by a secret society of scientists.


Castaways in Time  (Signet, 1979, Donning, 1979.)


Castaways #1.


A freak storm sends a group of contemporary Americans back to an alternate England where the Roman Catholic Church is seeking to overthrow Arthur III, King of England.  The interlopers decide to use their foreknowledge to ensure that the future unfolds properly.


Cat of Silvery Hue, A  (Signet, 1979.)


Horseclans #4.


Milo's barbarian kingdom is further endangered by open warfare with a power hungry cult.


Champion of the Last Battle  (Signet, 1983.)


Horseclans #11.


The final battle begun in the previous volume unfolds as invading hordes make use of an inhuman creature to undermine the morale of the defenders.


Clan of the Cats, The  (Signet, 1988.)


Horseclans #18.


Sheltering from a pack of wolves, Milo and some friends run across a genetically engineered fighting machine with a taste for human blood.


Coming of the Horseclans, The  (Pinnacle, 1975.)


Horseclans #1.


Opening volume in a popular series of violent novels set in a post apocalyptic world.  Milo of Morai is an immortal telepath who leads a barbarian clan in this savage new world.


Death of a Legend  (Signet, 1981.)


Horseclans #8.


A group of barbarian warriors are chased into an unknown land peopled by mutated creatures that no longer appear human.


Horseclans Odyssey  (Signet, 1981.)


Horseclans #7 (although chronologically preceding the earlier volumes)


Milo of Morai gathers his nomadic followers and sets them on a quest to find a permanent homeland.


Horses of the North  (Signet, 1985.)


Horseclans #13 (although chronologically preceding most of the earlier volumes).


Milo of Morai must struggle to hold his band together even though clan warfare threatens to split them into two groups.


Madman's Army  (Signet, 1987.)


Horseclans #17.


The wicked scientists reappear in the heart of a conquered kingdom in the penultimate installment of this bloody saga.


Man Called Milo Morai, A  (Signet, 1986.)


Horseclans #14.


Continues the struggle against bloodfeuds within a barbarian nation started in the preceding volume.


Memories of Milo Morai, The  (Signet, 1986.)


Horseclans #15.


In a retrospective novel set before the founding of his empire, Milo of Morai leads a band of explorers into a land people by mutants.


Of Beginnings and Endings  (Signet, 1989.)


Castaways #6.


Using weapons left behind by invaders from the far future, two bands of 20th century Americans struggle to preserve the course of history in North America and England during the 15th Century, while avoiding the attention of superhuman creatures who preside over the timelines.


Of Chiefs and Champions  (Signet, 1987.)


Castaways #4.


A band of modern day adventurers stuck in the 17th Century finds itself even further inconvenienced when the mysterious forces manipulating time transport part of their company to the American wilderness, leaving the rest caught up in the clan wars of Ireland.


Of Myths and Monsters  (Signet, 1988.)


Castaways #5.


The two now separated bands of involuntary time travelers to the 17th Century battle Spanish invaders and other dangers in North America, and are caught between angry clansman and a suspicious king in England.


Of Quests and Kings  (Signet, 1986.)


Castaways #3.


Bass Foster, a 20th century adventurer stranded in 17th century England, struggles to unite warring factions while a mysterious power from the far future seeks to thwart his efforts.


Patrimony, The  (Signet, 1980.)


Horseclans #6.


A secret society of scientists tries to use a small barbarian holding as a trap to destroy the kingdom forged by Milo of Morai.


Revenge of the Horseclans  (Pinnacle, 1977.)


Horseclans #3.


An evil religious cult seeks to wrest the power over a barbarian kingdom from its rightful ruler.


Savage Mountains, The  (Signet, 1980.)


Horseclans #5.


A barbarian ruler in post apocalyptic America seeks to reunite the continent, and runs afoul of small barbarian holdings and a secret group of scientists who have achieved immortality by stealing the bodies of others.


Seven Magical Jewels of Ireland, The  (Signet, 1985.)


Castaways #2.


The battle between the throne and the church continues in ancient England, the former aided by a group of time travelers from our own period.  But another force intervenes, new arrivals from the far future.


Swords of the Horseclans  (Pinnacle, 1977.)


Horseclans #2.


Milo's barbarian kingdom is beset by a nation of pirates.


Trumpets of War  (Signet, 1987.)


Horseclans #16.


Milo and his armies have conquered the forces invading from another kingdom, which has now collapsed into chaos.  To avoid allowing the anarchy to spread, he must intervene, but how do so without being drawn into a hopeless task?


Witch Goddess, The  (Signet, 1982.)


Horseclans #9.


One of Milo's followers leads a small band of warriors to confront a cult of scientists seeking a long lost treasure trove of forgotten technology.


Woman of the Horseclans, A  (Signet, 1983.)


Horseclans #12.


A young woman is given shelter among a relatively civilized group of barbarians, and develops mental and physical skills which will repay them a thousand times over.




Battleground (DAW,. 2013.)


Other worlds mystery involving telepathy.


Master of Chaos, The  (DAW, 1989.)


D'neera #2.


After successfully averting violence during the first contact between humans and another star traveling species, a human telepath becomes ambassador in a situation that threatens to lead to interstellar war.


Sentience  (DAW, 1986.)


D'neera #1.


Normal humans in a galactic community are wary of the D'neerans, who possess telepathic powers.  However, when an exploratory starship encounters an alien race, it is their unique mental abilities that avert a major disaster.


ADDEO, EDMOND G.  (See collaborations with Richard Garvin.)


ADDER, DR.  (Pseudonym of K.W. Jeter and William Gibson.)


Alligator Alley  (Morrigan, 1989.)


                Not seen.


ADDISON, H.  (Pseudonym of H.C. Owen.)


Battle of London, The  (Jenkins, 1923.)


                Cautionary novel about the dangers of Communism.




Tesseract  (Del Rey, 1988.)


A reclusive billionaire builds an enigmatic skyscraper which contains a frightening secret.  A self-aware alien artifact has been sent to Earth with the power to destroy or save the human race, and perhaps another as well.  A young executive is faced with the task of deciding how to interact with the Tesseract.




Animated Objects  (Space & Time, 1997.)


                Collection of unrelated stories and poems.




Interface  (Sidgwick & Jackson, 1971, Ace, 1977.)


T City #1.


Opening volume of a series set in an anonymous city of the future which has been designed to cater to every human need and has instead become a soulless machine in which people are mere cogs.


Multiface  (Sidgwick & Jackson, 1975, Ace, 1978.)


T City #3.


A project to keep the inhabitants of an automated city happy by finding meaningful work for them finally bears fruit, although not everyone is satisfied with the results.


Volteface  (Sidgwick & Jackson, 1972, Ace, 1978.)


T City #2.


An abortive revolt against a highly regimented future city has left the population depressed and aimless.  The city authorities decide to rectify the situation by creating jobs to keep people's minds occupied.




Mach I.  (See Terror on Planet Ionus.)


Terror on Planet Ionus  (Paperback Library, 1966. Farrar, Straus, & Cudahy, 1957 as Mach 1.)


An implausible and uninteresting monster story.  A human pilot and his experimental warcraft is kidnapped into space to confront an oversized monster menacing the Ionus on its way to destroy the Earth.




Saucer Hill  (Avon, 1979.)


The protagonist's lover has been kidnapped by flying saucers and the world is about to expire from the loss of oxygen in its atmosphere in this disjointed, satirical novel of the near future.


ADRIAN, JACK  (Pseudonym of Christopher Lowder.)


Pilgrimage to Hell  (Gold Eagle, 1986.)


Deathlands #1. (This series was continued by Laurence James under the name James Axler, whom see.)


A nuclear war has transformed the Earth into an ecological nightmare in which survival is chancy at best.  A handful of survivors struggle to find a secret scientific base which may hold the secret to living in this hostile new world.




Canfield Decision, The  (Playboy Press, 1976, Berkley, 1977.)


Borderline political novel about nuclear brinksmanship and the sending of sophisticated weaponry to Israel, written by the former Vice President of the US. 




How England Was Saved  (Sonnenschein, 1908.)


                Political satire.


AGUIRRE, ANN  (Also writes as Fantasy under this name and as Ava Gray.)


Aftermath (Ace, 2011.)


Jax #5.


Saving the human race from an alien invasion results in a woman being branded a traitor.


Breakout (Ace, 2015.)


Dred #3.




Doubleblind  (Ace, 2009.)


Jax #3.


A woman negotiates an interstellar alliance under trying circumstances.


Endgame  (Ace, 2012.)


Jax #6.




Grimspace  (Ace, 2007.)


Jax #1.


An interstellar space pilot is arrested for a crime she didn't commit and has to take on a mission in order to free herself.


Havoc (Ace, 2014.)


Dred #2.




Killbox  (Ace, 2010.)


Jax #4.


Aliens are attacking human space colonies.


Perdition (Ace, 2013.)


Dred #1.


Life aboard a prison ship.


Wanderlust  (Ace, 2008.)


Jax #2.


A space pilot becomes a diplomat trying to convince a planet to join a political alliance.


AHERN, JERRY  (See also collaborations which follow. Also writes Fantasy and Horror.  )


Awakening, The  (Zebra, 1984.)


Survivalist #10.


The Russians have inadvisedly used a superweapon against the remnants of America and destroyed most of the human race in the process.  Now bands of cannibals prowl the deserts and the only hope for mankind may be a mysterious project that launched several rockets into space during the recent nuclear war.


Battle Begins, The  (Dell, 1988.)


Defender #1.


An ex-military man becomes a vigilante when the government proves ineffective in preventing a nationwide revolt of organized criminal groups created as part of an invasion plot by a foreign power.


Blood Assassins  (Zebra, 1992.)


Survivalist #24.


In the aftermath of a volcanic eruption that damaged the defenses of a newly created free state, external fascist forces attack the last stronghold of democracy.


Brutal Conquest  (Zebra, 1991.)


Survivalist #22.


The Russian bid to dominate the wreckage of North America has been denied for the moment, but now bands of criminals armed with portable particle beam weapons threatens to destroy a fragile new civilization.


Call to Battle  (Zebra, 1992.)


Survivalist #23.


The Communists were defeated in previous volumes, but now a neo-Fascist group is out to conquer the last hope of freedom in the world.


Challenge, The   (Dell, 1990.)


Defender #11. 


Terrorists capture the US government.


Countdown   (Zebra, 1993.)


Survivalist #25.


Silly continuation of this series as the hero discovers the only way to avert a subsea earthquake of devastating proportions is to steal nuclear weapons controlled by Nazis and use them to relieve the pressure.


Death Grip  (Dell, 1990.)


Defender #9.


The President has been assassinated at the hands of his successor, who is part of an international conspiracy to destroy America and who has declared martial law.  The informal anti-terrorist organization that sought to save the country has been branded outlaws and sent into hiding.


Death Watch  (Zebra, 1993.)


Survivalist #27.


Nazis control the nuclear weapons needed to avert a major volcanic eruption, so the good guys decide to play one of the dictator's underlings against his boss.


Decision Time  (Dell, 1989.)


Defender #4.


A mayoral candidate supported by a foreign power gets a boost in his campaign from a major corporation involved in drug and gun sales.


Doomsayer, The  (Zebra, 1981.)


Survivalist #4.


In the aftermath of a nuclear war and Communist invasion, the US is about to be ravaged by a super earthquake that will separate Florida from the mainland.


Earth Fire  (Zebra, 1984.)


Survivalist #9.


Continues the main plotline from the previous volume.  A new Russian superweapon may extinguish all life on Earth.  Meanwhile, our hero has finally located his missing family.


End Is Coming, The  (Zebra, 1984.)


Survivalist #8.


The latest Communist plan to suppress an American rebellion threatens to ignite the atmosphere and endanger all life on Earth.


Entrapment  (Dell, 1989.)


Defender #5.


Although the forces waging a violent revolution against the US government have experienced severe losses, they hope to turn the tide by assassination the President.


Escape  (Dell, 1989.)


Defender #6.


Further battles between a vigilante anti-terrorist and a well organized, nationwide fifth column.


Final Rain  (Zebra, 1989.)


Survivalist #19.


The Russians are still at it even though a nuclear war and an atmospheric change have destroyed most of the world.  Now they're planning to use a particle beam weapon to destroy the new civilization emerging.


Firestorm  (Zebra, 1990.)


Survivalist #20.


The Russians have a working particle beam weapon and a newly revived Germany is threatening to attack with nuclear weapons unless the protagonist can travel to Russia and steal the superweapon's secrets in order to restore the balance of power.


Good Fight, The  (Dell, 1990.)


Defender #10.


The government is in the hands of a foreign power and freedom has vanished from America, replaced by martial law, concentration camps, and repression.


Justice Denied  (Dell, 1989.)


Defender #8.


The President of the US has been kidnapped and a revolutionary group's puppet has been installed as acting head of the government.


Killing Wedge, The  (Dell, 1988.)


Defender #2.


A one-man anti-terrorist force thwarts an assassination attempt in an America in the throes of rebellion.


Legend, The  (Zebra, 1991.)


Survivalist #25 (although not numbered and apparently published out of sequence)


The protagonist is wounded and placed in suspended animation.  Emerging years later, he discovers that Nazi's have become powerful enough to conquer most of the surviving human race.


Mid-Wake  (Zebra, 1988.)


Survivalist #16 (though not numbered)


Two undersea cities, one Russian, one American, also survived the nuclear war and both forces are now on the brink of intervening on the surface.


Nightmare Begins, The   (Zebra, 1981.)


Survivalist #2.


The hero struggles to find his family as invading Russian forces attempt to eliminate the last member of the former American government,


No Survivors  (Dell, 1990.)


Defender #12.


The concluding volume in the series.  A last ditch effort to organize a counter revolution to topple the liberal-fascist clique controlling the government depends on the assistance of a band of native Americans.


Ordeal, The  (Zebra, 1988.)


Survivalist #17.


The fledgeling new civilization in North America is menaced once again by nasty, villainous, rotten Communists who have also survived the war.


Out of Control  (Dell, 1988.)


Defender #3.


A crack FBI team works to prevent a terrorist sponsored candidate from becoming mayor of a major city.


Overlord, The  (Zebra, 1987.)


Survivalist #15.


The title character pursues a Russian agent into China to prevent him from acquiring yet another stock of nuclear weapons.


Prophet, The  (Zebra, 1984.)


Survivalist #7.


A revivified US Army is prepared to launch renewed nuclear war against its Communist enemies .


Pursuit  (Zebra, 1986.)


Survivalist #13.


An implausible story about a small community existing in war ravaged North America oblivious to what's happening outside until the threat of a Russian takeover is thwarted by the arrival of this series' hero.


Quest, The   (Zebra, 1981.)


Survivalist #3.


A Russian invasion force seeks to learn the nature of a mysterious rocket launch that took place during the nuclear war that destroyed the US.


Rebellion, The  (Zebra, 1985.)


Survivalist #12.


American freedom fighters must temporarily ally themselves with a Nazi in order to thwart an attempted Communist takeover of what remains of North America.


Reprisal, The  (Zebra, 1985.)


Survivalist #11.


American survivors of a nuclear war and its aftermath discover that the invading Russian force has also survived, at least in part.


River of Gold, The  (Gold Eagle, 1985.)


Takers #2. 


Not seen.


Savage Horde, The   (Zebra, 1983.)


Survivalist #6.


A partisan army is contesting Communist control of war ravaged North America.  Our continuing hero is off in pursuit of a cache of nuclear weapons which is believed to have survived the war.   


Struggle, The  (Zebra, 1989.)


Survivalist #18.


Yet another ultimate confrontation between the forces of democracy and the forces of communism in post-apocalyptic America.


Takers, The  (Gold Eagle, 1984.)


Takers #1.


Adventurers compete with villains to be the first to discover an abandoned alien base hidden under Antarctica.


Terror, The  (Zebra, 1987.)


Survivalist #14.


An American resistance fighter travels to Russia in pursuit of an old foe who has acquired a superweapon with which he hopes to become dictator of the entire world.  The weapon is a gas which transforms normal humans into berserkers.


To End All War  (Zebra, 1990.)


Survivalist #21.


The survivors of China, Germany, and US must launch an attack against a new alliance of Soviet splinter groups who are using a particle beam weapon to ensure their supremacy in a post nuclear world.


Total War  (Zebra, 1981.)


Survivalist #1.


The US is virtually destroyed during an atomic war, following which Russian troops occupy most of the land that has not been turned into radioactive deserts.  John Rourke attempts to find a safe haven for himself and his family in the aftermath.


Vengeance  (Dell, 1989.)


Defender #7.


Still further adventures of a private citizen battling an international conspiracy to overthrow the US government.


Web, The  (Zebra, 1983.)


Survivalist #5.


Florida has been destroyed by earthquakes following a nuclear war.  The protagonist is still searching for his family and avoiding the occupying Communist troops when he encounters a remote community which is planning mass suicide.


AHERN, JERRY & AHERN, SHARON  (See non-collaborative novels by Jerry Ahern)


Freeman, The  (Bantam, 1986.)


A novel of conservative paranoia.  Liberals in Washington have forged an alliance with the Communists and turned America into a dictatorship.  A heroic young man emerges to lead the opposition.


Miamigrad  (Pocket, 1987.)


Russian and Cuban forces invade Miami while an ineffective President scrambles to find a way to avoid nuclear war.


Written in Time  (Baen, 2010.)


A gun nut goes back in time.


AHN, MICHAEL  (See collaboration with Christopher Priest.)


AIKEN, JOAN  (Also writes Fantasy and Horror.)


Black Hearts in Battersea  (Doubleday, 1964, Jonathan Cape, 1965, Dell Yearling, 1973.)


King James #2


An orphan becomes involved with a sinister group plotting against the King of England.  Includes a chase by wolves, a balloon ride through a storm, and other adventures.  Set in an alternate England.


Cold Shoulder Mountain  (Red Fox, 1997.)


King James #5


                A boy returns to the family home to find his mother is missing and his entire family is suspected of practicing witchcraft..


Cuckoo Tree, The  (Doubleday, 1971.)


King James #4.


An adventure set in a lost world in South America where Guinevere waits for Arthur's return.  Moved the series from SF into the fantasy realm.


Dangerous Games  (Delacorte, 1999, Dell Yearling, 2000.)


King James #6.


                A series of adventures among the islands during the search for a missing ambassador.


Midwinter Nightingale  (Random House, 2003.)


King James #7.


                The series slips into fantasy with this volume, including a werewolf.


Nightbirds on Nantucket  (Doubleday, 1966, Jonathan Cape, 1966, Dell Yearling, 1972.)


King James #3.


A young boy takes an unexpected sea voyage to America, where he discovers yet another plot against the King of England.  Set in an alternate historical timetrack.


Wolves of Willoughby Chase, The  (Doubleday, 1962, Jonathan Cape, 1962, Dell Yearling, 1973, Delacorte, 2000.)


King James #1.


Young adult adventure story set in an alternate England where King James III rules.




Walk the Moons Road  (Del Rey, 1985.)


Humans have colonized another world by genetically engineering various forms adapted to that ecosphere.  When a member of one reclusive species is kidnapped on an unprecedented mission to the unadapted population, a sea captain is forced into a position from which he may change the future of the entire colony.


Wall at the Edge of the World, The  (Ace, 1993.)


A civilization of telepaths lives within a network of walls that protect them from what is supposedly an uninhabited wasteland.  When the protagonist is kidnapped by those living outside, he discovers that his culture has lied to him, and that its seamless perfection is actually a mask for total control.


AINSBURY, RAY  (Pseudonym of A. Hyatt Verrill.)


When the Moon Ran Wild  (Consul, 1962.)


                The explosion of a bomb dramatically changes the climate of the Earth.




Focolor  (Hale, 1973.)


                Not seen.




Day Lasts More Than a Hundred Years, The  (Indiana University Press, 1988. Original publication in the Soviet Union, 1980.)


Life in a remote village becomes complex when a Soviet space center nearby encounters an alien civilization.  Concentrates primarily on the impact on the village rather than the SF elements.


AKERS, ALAN BURT  (Pseudonym of Kenneth Bulmer, whom see.  Note that the Scorpio series continued under the pseudonym Dray Prescott starting with volume 19, but was still written by Bulmer.)


Arena of Antares  (DAW, 1974.)


Scorpio #7.


A transplanted Earthman becomes a gladiator in the arenas of an alien world.


Armada of Antares  (DAW, 1976.)


Scorpio #11.


War breaks out on Scorpio, and Dray Prescott's new homeland may fall if he can't decipher the mystery of the attacking airships.


Avengers of Antares  (DAW, 1975.)


Scorpio #10.


Prescott of Terra has successfully stolen the secrets of an enemy empire but his attempt to return to his adopted homeland is thwarted by the depredations of sea raiders.


Bladesman of Antares  (DAW, 1975.)


Scorpio #9.


More thrills and chills on an implausibly diverse world as our recurring hero continues his mission to spy on a rival power.


Captive Scorpio  (DAW, 1978.)


Scorpio #18.


Traitors, rebels, and enemy armies beset the land of Vallia, and Dray Prescott's fortunes seem to have reached their lowest ebb before he rallies his friends to resist.


Fliers of Antares  (DAW, 1975.)


Scorpio #8.


Prescott is a fugitive whose only hope of reclaiming his lost position is to discover the secret propulsive device of a powerful airfleet.


Golden Scorpio  (DAW, 1978.)


Scorpio #18.


Earthman Dray Prescott is next in line for the throne of Vallia, if he can overcome the resistance of jealous rivals, enemy agents, and a conniving scientist.


Krozair of Kregen  (DAW, 1977.)


Scorpio #14.


More derring do as a human warrior cuts down his enemies on the barbaric world of Kregen.


Manhounds of Antares  (DAW, 1974.)


Scorpio #6.


A mission to rescue the captive of remote barbarians carries Dray Prescott far from the kingdom he has helped to re-establish.


Manhounds of Antares/Arena of Antares  (DAW, 1981.)


Combined volume.


Prince of Scorpio  (DAW, 1974, Futura, 1975.)


Scorpio #5.


After defeating a variety of enemies, a hero is rewarded for his troubles by being enslaved by the very powers he helped to protect.


Renegades of Kregen  (DAW, 1976.)


Scorpio #13.


In order to clear his name of scandal, Prescott travels to a city of ill repute intending to perform an heroic act that will lead to his forgiveness.


Savage Scorpio  (DAW, 1978.)


Scorpio #16.


Assassins strike down Dray Prescott's father-in-law, so he is off on an adventurer to discover the masterminds who brought him from Earth to Kregen in the first place.


Secret Scorpio  (DAW, 1977.)


Scorpio #15.


A fanatic cult threatens the newfound peace that has finally come to the major nations of the planet Kregen. 

Suns of Scorpio, The  (DAW, 1973, Futura, 1974.)


Scorpio #2.


Dray Prescott returns to Scorpio for the next round in an ongoing battle between rival forces.


Swordships of Scorpio  (DAW, 1973, Futura, 1975.)


Scorpio #4.


A human hero's efforts to restore a princess to her throne are diverted by the depredations of a pirate fleet.


Tides of Kregen, The  (DAW, 1976.)


Scorpio #12.


A superhuman force prevents Prescott from answering a call to arms and he finds himself hunted and outlawed by both sides in an ongoing battle.


Transit to Scorpio  (DAW, 1972, Futura, 1974.)


Scorpio #1.


An Earthman is drawn to a far world filled with intelligent species as a pawn in a struggle between two powers.  Burroughsian adventure that varies little from volume to volume.


Warrior of Scorpio  (DAW, 1973, Futura, 1975.)


Scorpio #3.


Prescott tries to return a princess to her people, only to encounter the usual run of adversity.


ALBAN, ANTONY  (Pseudonym of Anthony A. Thompson.)


Catharsis Central  (Berkley, 1969, Dobson, ?)


In a dystopian future, the population is controlled by drug induced dreaming that keeps them content and under control.  But a power failure interrupts the pattern, and the human population revolts against the computers that have regimented their lives.


Day of the Shield, The  (Berkley, 1973.)


America shelters from a war torn world under a forcefield shield that protects the entire country.  But now it is important for the country to emerge and assist those who have survived outside, or risk endangering its own survival by refusing.


ALBANO, PETER  (Pseudonym of Andrea Robbins.)


Assault of the Super Carrier  (Zebra, 1996.)


Seventh Carrier #9.


The final (or so it is promised) battle between the heroic adventures and the armies of the evil despot ruling Libya involves an attack on the dictator's home bases.  There’s also a subplot about piracy and another about anti-military sentiment.


Attack of the Seventh Carrier  (Zebra, 1989.)


Seventh Carrier #5.


This highly implausible action series became even more laughable with this volume.  A Libyan led invasion force is preparing to conquer the US, but a Japanese aircraft carrier intervenes and saves the day.


Ordeal of the Seventh Carrier  (Zebra, 1992.)


Seventh Carrier #8.


The Arabs are set to invade Japan this time, but once again the seemingly invincible Japanese warship foils their plans.


Quest of the Seventh Carrier, The  (Zebra, 1989.)


Seventh Carrier #4.


Since Chinese technology has rendered modern weaponry ineffective, the only viable force opposed to an advancing Arab horde is a fleet of obsolete war craft led by an aircraft carrier that was in suspended animation for forty years.


Return of the Seventh Carrier, The  (Zebra, 1987.)


Seventh Carrier #3.


The Arab terrorist nations threaten a world that cannot respond effectively because of orbiting Chinese particle beam weapons.  But a World War II aircraft carrier might shift the odds in the favor of the free world.


Revenge of the Seventh Carrier  (Zebra, 1992.)


Seventh Carrier #7.


Lots of battles and violence as yet another Arab invasion force armed with poison gas  is turned aside by a Japanese aircraft carrier.


Second Voyage of the Seventh Carrier, The  (Zebra, 1986.)


Seventh Carrier #2.


The Japanese warship frozen in time becomes the first hope of the free world when the Chinese unveil a particle beam weapon and Arab armies threaten to overrun their enemies.


Seventh Carrier, The  (Zebra, 1983.)


Seventh Carrier #1.


A Japanese aircraft carrier somehow suspended in time in an ice cave emerges in the 1980's still intent upon attacking Pearl Harbor and convinced that their nation could not possibly have lost the war. 


Super Carrier  (Zebra, 1994.)


Seventh Carrier #10 (although it tries to disguise the fact that it's a continuation of the series).


Part of Japan has been conquered by Arab invaders, but the war isn't over yet.


Trial of the Seventh Carrier  (Zebra, 1990.)


Seventh Carrier #6.


Yet another battle between the survivor of Japan's World War II navy and an armada of Arab attackers.




Altered (2013)


Crewel (2013)


Unraveled (Farrar Straus Giroux, 2015.)






Borrowed Time  (BBC, 2011.)


A Doctor Who novel.


The Doctor has to deal with a business that literally traffics in time.


ALDISS, BRIAN W.  (See also collaboration which follows. Also writes Horror.)


Age, An.   (See Cryptozoic.)


Airs of Earth, The  (Faber, 1963, Four Square, 1965.)


Collection of unrelated short stories.


Barefoot in the Head  (Doubleday, 1969, Faber, 1969, Corgi, 1971, Ace, 1972, Panther, 1979, Avon, 1981.)


Originally published as a series of short stories, this mosaic novel is set in a Europe that has been devastated by a series of wars waged with psychedelic drugs.  The protagonist rises to power in England, but his own delusions of godhood cast his future, and that of his nation, into serious jeopardy.


Best SF Stories of Brian Aldiss.  (See Man in His Time.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Best SF Stories of Brian Aldiss.  (See Who Can Replace a Man?)


Book of Aldiss, The  (DAW, 1972. New English Library, 1973, as The Comic Inferno.)


Collection of unrelated short stories.


Bow Down to Nul  (Ace, 1960, bound with The Dark Destroyers by Manly Wade Wellman.  Digit, 1960, Four Square, 1970, New English Library, ca 1973, all as The Interpreter, magazine title X for Exploitation.  Ace, alone, 1966.)


The alien Nuls have conquered Earth and made the protagonist their interpreter, although they don't entirely trust him.  Neither does the human underground which hopes to overthrow the invaders.  The protagonist, caught in the middle, is the fulcrum by means of which the Nuls’ power is finally broken.


Brian Aldiss Omnibus, A  (Sidgwick & Jackson, 1969.)


Omnibus of novels and shorter works.


Brian Aldiss Omnibus 2, A  (Sidgwick & Jackson, 1971.)


Omnibus of novels and shorter works.


Brothers of the Head  (Pierrot, 1977, Two Continents, 1978, Granada, 1979.)


Siamese twin rock stars deal with the difficulties of having a third, dormant, head.


Brothers of the Head & Where the Lines Converge  (Panther, 1979.)


Two stories in one volume.


But Who Can Replace a Man?   (See Man in His Time.)


Canopy of Time  (See Galaxies Like Grains of Sand.)


Comic Inferno, The  (See The Book of Brian Aldiss.)


Common Clay  (St Martins, 1996.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Cracken at Critical  (See The Year Before Yesterday.)


Cryptozoic!  (Doubleday, 1967, Avon, 1969.  Faber, 1967, Sphere, 1969, as An Age.)


Time travel to the distant past is accomplished mentally, although still with considerable danger to the participant.  The central character is sent to the Jurassic in search of another man wanted by the authorities, and discovers that time itself may be about to come to an end.


Cultural Breaks  (Tachyon, 2005.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Dark Light Years, The  (Signet, 1964, Faber, 1964, Four Square, 1966, Panther, 1979, Carroll & Graf, 1991.)


An alien species is discovered by an exploratory ship, and several are brought back to Earth in hopes that a way can be found to communicate with them.  But the creatures literally wallow in filth, and their habits cause revulsion among humans.  A clever and witty examination of homocentrism and prejudice.


Dracula Unbound  (Grafton, 1991, Easton, 1991, Harper, 1992.)


Two adventurers, one of whom is Bram Stoker,  discover that vampires are actually an evolved form of humanity from the far future who have returned on a time traveling train to alter the course of history.  They must defeat Dracula himself, leader of the vampire race.  This is vaguely a sequel to Aldiss’ Frankenstein Unbound.


Earthworks  (Doubleday, 1965, Faber, 1965, Four Square, 1966, Signet, 1967, Panther, 1979, Avon, 1980, Methuen, 1988.  Magazine title Skeleton Crew.)


The world has become so overpopulated that the standard of living has fallen everywhere.  Prison camps and forced labor are common, from one of which the protagonist escapes.  A bleak vision of one possible future.


Eighty Minute Hour, The   (Doubleday, 1974, Jonathan Cape, 1974, Leisure, 1975, Pan, 1975, Panther, 1980, Avon, 1981.)


Communism and capitalism have merged in the future world of this disjointed, surreal novel.  Has flashes of genuine humor but not sustained enough be consistently comic.


Enemies of the System  (Harper & Row, 1978, Jonathan Cape, 1978, Avon, 1981.)


Humanity has been artificially evolved to a "perfect" state of conformity on a future Earth which appears to be a paradise.  But representatives of that society begin to doubt what they've been taught when they encounter untransformed humans on another world.


Equator  (See Vanguard from Alpha.)


Finches of Mars (Friday Project, 2013.)


Colonization of Mars runs into a problem with stillborn children.


Frankenstein Unbound  (Random House, 1973, Jonathan Cape, 1973, Crest, 1975, Pan, 1975, Panther, 1982, Warner, 1990.)


A fault in time transports a man from the future back to the 19th Century where he encounters Victor Frankenstein and his monster, and discovers that the scientist is creating a mate for the creature.  Made into a mediocre but sometimes interesting film.


Galaxies Like Grains of Sand  (Signet, 1960. Panther, 1969, Gregg, 1977, Panther, 1979, Gollancz, 1989.  Slightly different version from Faber, 1959, Foursquare, 1963, as The Canopy of Time.)


Collection of unrelated stories loosely assembled into a Future History.


Greybeard  (Faber,1964, Harcourt, Brace & World, 1964, Signet, 1965, Panther, 1968, Roc UK, 1993.)


The human race has become infertile as the result of a misguided atomic test in space and is doomed to extinction, although there are persistent rumors that there are still children being born in remote places.  An aging couple sets out on a grand tour of the crumbling British countryside to discover whether or not the rumors are true.


Harm  (Del Rey, 2007.)


                A political prisoner in a repressive near future England imagines himself on an alien world.


Helliconia  (Harpercollins, 1996.)


                Omnibus of all three Helliconia novels.


Helliconia Spring  (Atheneum, 1982, Jonathan Cape, 1982, Berkley, 1983, Granada, 1983, Collier, 1992, Ibooks, 2002.)


Opening volume of a series set on a world colonized by humans.  Emerging from a winter that lasted six centuries, a small group of human colonists compete with indigent aliens to uncover ruined cities and establish a civilization in an environment that is still implacably hostile.


Helliconia #1.


Helliconia Summer  (Atheneum, 1983, Jonathan Cape, 1983, Berkley, 1984, Panther, 1985, Collier, 1992, Ibooks, 2002.)


Helliconia #2.


The newly rising human civilization on a colony world is torn by dynastic pressures while observors from Earth keep hands off despite the possibility that the human colony will be eradicated by the alien phagors, native to Helliconia. 


Helliconia Winter  (Atheneum, 1985, Jonathan Cape, 1985, Berkley, 1986, Collier, 1993, Ibooks, 2002.)


Helliconia #3.


As a new mini-ice age approaches, human civilization begins to falter and the alien phagors threaten to overwhelm what remains.  Concluding volume in a series that is widely but not universally considered to be the author's most significant work.


Hothouse.  (See The Long Afternoon of Earth.)


Intangibles, Inc.  (Faber, 1969, Corgi, 1971.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Interpreter, The   (See Bow Down to Nul.)


Island Called Moreau, An  (Pocket, 1981, Simon & Schuster, 1981.  Jonathan Cape, 1980, as Moreau's Other Island.)


A space craft strands a government official on a remote island where he discovers a government project to genetically engineer a new species that blends human and lower animal attributes to create new species better able to survive.  An obvious re-examination of the H.G. Wells classic.


Journey to the Goat Star  (Pulphouse, 1991.)


Short story in pamphlet form, about a man visited by an alien.


Last Orders  (Jonathan Cape, 1977, Panther, 1979, Carroll & Graf, 1990.)


Collection of unrelated short stories.


Long Afternoon of Earth, The  (Signet, 1962. Faber, 1962, Four Square, 1964, Gregg Press, 1976, Baen, 1984,  all as Hothouse.)


Originally published as five novelets, this is a continuing narrative set in a future where humanity and Earth's environment have evolved into a primitive jungle filled with voracious plants and other dangers.  The central plot is a journey of exploration and survival in a world which no longer rotates relative to the sun.


Malacia Tapestry, The  (Jonathan Cape, 1976, Harper, 1977, Ace, 1978, Panther, 1978, Berkley, 1985, Methuen, 1988.)


A story of art and manners in a renaissance style city set in an alternate universe where the dinosaurs never became extinct. 


Male Response, The  (Beacon, 1961, Dobson, 1963, Four Square, 1966, Panther, 1976.)


A scientist travels to Africa and suffers from culture shock in this marginally SF novel.  Through an unlikely chain of events, he becomes the political leader of a small nation.


Man in His Time  (Atheneum, 1989, Collier, 1990.  Victor Gollancz, 1988, as The Best SF Stories of Brian Aldiss.   Faber, 1965, as But Who Can Replace a Man?)


Moment of Eclipse, The  (Faber, 1970, Panther, 1973, Doubleday, 1972.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Moreau's Other Island.  (See An Island Called Moreau.)


Neanderthal Planet  (Avon, 1970.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


New Arrivals, Old Encounters  (Harper & Row, 1979, Jonathan Cape, 1979, Avon, 1981, Panther, 1983.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Non-Stop.  (See Starship.)


No Time Like Tomorrow  (Signet, 1959, Faber, 1959.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Primal Urge, The  (Ballantine, 1961, Sphere, 1967, Panther, 1976.  Magazine title Minor Operation.)


A device implanted in one's forehead advises others of the degree of sexual arousal.  Although this is supposed to facilitate better interaction, it gives rise to all sorts of new tensions.


Report on Probability A  (Lancer, 1968, Faber, 1968, Doubleday, 1969, Sphere, 1969, Avon, 1981.)


A surreal bit similar in style to the works of Alain Robbe-Grillet with three alien observers interpreting the same human events from very different perspectives.


Romance of the Equator, A  (Gollancz, 1989, Atheneum, 1990.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Saliva Tree, The  (Tor, 1988, bound with Born with the Dead by Robert Silverberg.)


Novelet from 1968 about a mysterious force from space that affects life in a rural area.  A blend of H.G. Wells and H.P. Lovecraft.


Saliva Tree and Other Strange Growths, The  (Faber, 1966, Sphere, 1968, Gregg Press, 1981.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Seasons in Flight  (Jonathan Cape, 1984, Atheneum, 1985, Grafton, 1986, Ace, 1988.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Secret of This Book, The  (HarperCollins, 1996.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Space, Time & Nathaniel  (Faber, 1957, Four Square, 1966, Panther, 1979.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Starship  (Criterion, 1959, Signet, 1960, Avon, 1969.  Faber, 1958, Digit, 1960, Four Square, 1964, Sphere, 1969, Gregg, 1976, Panther, 1979, Doubleday, 1981, Wendover, 1984, Baen, 1984, Easton, 1987, Roc UK, 1993, Carroll & Graf, 1989, Millennium, 2000, Overlook, 2005, all as Non-Stop.)


Possibly the best generational starship story ever written.  Roy Complain lives in a nomadic culture that moves ceaselessly through the corridors of a gigantic starship whose hydroponics have taken over much of the ship.  His explorations lead him to the control room, where he discovers that the ship is orbiting an inhabited world, but that an alteration of the time sense of everyone aboard has prevented their being integrated into human society.


Starswarm  (Signet, 1964, G.K. Hall, 1978, Panther, 1979, Baen, 1985.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Super-State  (Orbit, 2002.)


                Humorous look at the future of England involving androids, space travel, and political connivery.


Supertoys Last All Summer Long  (Orbit, 2001.)


                Collection of mostly unrelated stories.


Tupolev Too Far, A  (Harper, 1993, St Martins, 1994.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Vanguard from Alpha  (Ace, 1959 bound with The Changeling Worlds by Kenneth Bulmer.  Digit, 1961, New English Library, 1969, Belmont, 1971, Magnum, 1979, as Equator.)


Aliens on the moon insist they have only peaceful intentions, but a handful of humans suspect that they are actually preparing for an invasion of Earth, not content with the portion of Sumatra which has been set aside for their use. 


Who Can Replace a Man?  (Signet, 1967.  Harcourt, Brace, & World, 1965, as Best Science Fiction Stories of Brian Aldiss.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Year Before Yesterday, The  (Franklin Watts, 1987, St Martins, 1988.   Kerosina, 1987, as Cracken at Critical.)


The Nazis won World War II and control Earth and the moon.  When a composer discovers a woman's body, he is thrown into a complex plot of spies, fugitive telepaths, and government assassins.




White Mars  (Little, Brown, 1999, Tor, 2000.)


                A group of scientists are stranded on Mars for several years.  They attempt to restructure their society along Utopian lines.  Their task is complicated by the discovery that one of the Martian volcanoes is actually a gigantic, sentient alien creature.




Emperor of Everything, The  (Bantam, 1992.)


Emancipator #2.


A former professional soldier turned rebel escorts a group of escaped slaves across a hostile planet, pursued by a slave trader and endangered by the violent society in which he is trapped.  If captured, he faces the possibility of being brainwashed.


Orpheus Machine, The  (Bantam, 1992.)


Emancipator #3.


An interstellar civization based on slavery faces its own loss of freedom as an inimical alien race and a secret society of empaths interact to cause a crisis.  The protagonist, an ex-slave, and a handful of victims he is trying to save become the catalyst in an explosive change in the balance of power.


Pharaoh Contract, The  (Bantam, 1991.)


Emancipator #1


An enforcer for an interstellar civilization that enslaves part of its population is secretly a vigilante trying to undermine that same system. 




Encounter with Tiber  (Warner, 1996, New English Library, 1996.)


Three part story about a new space race provoked by the reception of signals from another star system, about an alien expedition's fate on prehistoric Earth, and the first new contact between the two species caused by artifacts left by the aliens once they realized that colonization was not a viable option.


Return, The  (Forge, 2000.)


                The space program is in disarray despite efforts to keep it alive.  Then war breaks out between India and Pakistan, and a nuclear device is exploded in orbit which endangers the lives of the crew of the only space station.  Their only chance is a daring rescue mission from Earth, which might also revitalize space exploration.




Alien Atlas  (Manor, 1979.)


An alien invasion force is on Earth, but humans are physically their superiors, although lacking the refined mental powers of the aliens.  They decide to turn us against each other in this nonsensical and scientifically inept disaster.


Biodroids 2300  (Manor, 1979.)


An evil corporation dominates the world, using computer implants and psychologically designed religions and sexual activities to keep the population in line.   The inevitable resistance movement travels to a distant planet, now apparently devoid of life, to find a weapon with which to overthrow the villains.  Dreadful story with an embarrassing lack of knowledge about space travel.


ALEXANDER, DAVID  (Also writes under house name John Sievert, whom see. Also writes Fantasy.)


Dark Messiah  (Leisure, 1987.)


Phoenix #1.


A violent action series set after a nuclear war.  A mastermind has seized control of the technology leftover from a secret alien crashlanding on Earth and uses human victims as involuntary organ donors to make himself and his followers immortal.


Death Quest  (Leisure, 1988.)


Phoenix #3.


In devastated America, a wandering hero stumbles into St Louis and discovers it has become a gigantic concentration camp run by what claims to be the remnant of the US government.  The inmates are used in disgusting experiments and our hero hopes to avoid becoming one of their subjects. 


Death Race  (Gold Eagle, 1992.)


Nomad #2.


Nomad's own clone has been subverted by the KGB and sent on a mission to assassinate the President.  Naturally the original is suspected of being the guilty party, so he has to evade the American authorities as well as the Russian spies to thwart their plot.


Desert Fire  (Gold Eagle, 1993.)


Nomad #4.


Nomad is pitted against the charismatic head of a criminal organization posing as a religion, whose real purpose is to seize world power.  The villain uses a time machine to visit Saddam Hussein and our hero is off in pursuit.


Ground Zero  (Leisure, 1987.)


Phoenix #2.


The protagonist of this series visits the ruins of Las Vegas, populated by villains, mutants, and a cult that uses the language of space travel as a religion.


Metalstorm  (Leisure, 1988.)


Phoenix #4.


The wandering hero of this post nuclear war series arrives in Houston accompanied by a psychic, unfortunately not psychic enough to avoid their being captured and entered as sacrificial victims in a gladiatorial style game.


Nomad  (Gold Eagle, 1992.)


Nomad #1.


Introduces a high tech commando of the next century who uses computer wizardry to hunt down terrorists.  In the opening volume he's involved with a secret plot to use his own agency's computer to seize control of a system of orbiting satellites, apparently directed by his own boss.


Shadow Down  (Berkley, 2000.)


                Marginal thriller about a joint US and Russian strike against the nuclear weapons capability of Iran.


Smart Bomb  (Gold Eagle, 1993.)


Nomad #3.


Ambitious criminals who possess an undetectible missile plan to launch a strike to cow the world into agreeing to their demands.   The protagonist singlehandedly sets out to bring them to justice, using superscientific technology and old fashioned violence to complete his task.


Special Ops  (Berkley, 2001.)


                In a future where computers handle world military strategy, a team of special operatives is sent into North Korea to destroy an underground arsenal of atomic weapons.


Strike Vector  (Berkley, 2002.)


Marine Force One #1.


                Marginal story about marines battling an Iraqi army unit that has a new kind of nuclear weapon.


Whirlwind  (Leisure, 1988.)


Phoenix #5.


A survivor of a nuclear war seeks to avoid the mutants and human scavengers of Manhattan to locate his missing family while agents of an evil genius pursue him.


ALEXANDER, KARL  (Also writes Horror.)


Jaclyn the Ripper  (Forge, 2009.)


Time Machine #2.


Strange story about time travel and the mutation of Jack the Ripper into a woman in the future.


Time After Time  (Dell, 1979, Delacorte 1979, Forge, 2010.)


Time Machine #1.


H.G. Wells uses a time machine to follow Jack the Ripper to modern day San Francisco and track him down while learning that the future wasn't at all what he had predicted it to be.  Made into an excellent motion picture.


ALEXANDER, K.C.  (See also collaboration with Jason M. Hough.)


Nanoshock (Angry Robot, 2017.)


Nano #2.




Necrotech (Angry Robot, 2016.)


Nano #1.




ALEXANDER, LLOYD  (Also writes Fantasy.)


Arkadians, The  (Dutton, 1995, Puffin, 1997.)


An alternate world novel set in ancient Greece.


ALEXANDER, MARC  (Also writes horror novels as Mark Ronson. Also writes Fantasy.)


Mist Lizard, The  (Frederick Muller, 1977, Piccolo, 1980.)


A wild ride for younger readers.  Two teens accompanying their archaeologist father encounter a lost civilization under the ice, dinosaurs, time travel, a journey to the moon Titan, and a killer robot. 




Withur We  (Self Published, 2010.)


Lengthy fictional speculation about the future.




2150 A.D.  (Warner, 1976.  Earlier version Macro Books, 1971.)


Boring "novel" that is designed to introduce another pseudoscience.  The plot involves a man who is able to foresee the future in his dreams, and who learns through them how to change his perceptions of the present.




President Is Dead, The  (Hutchinson, 1967, Arrow, 1968.)


A very borderline novel about the unexpected death of the President of France and an attempted military coup that leaves nuclear weapons in the hands of a desperate rebel.


ALFONSI, ALICE  (Also writes Fantasy.)


Great Fake-Out, The  (Volo, 2006.)


A Phil of the Future novel.


                A teen from the future fears that his secret origin will be revealed.




Zeta Base  (Naiad, 1991.)


An astronomer predicts an upset in the sun that will affect all life on Earth, while her three proteges work out a fierce romantic triangle.   The science and cultural background are embarrassing bad in what is essentially a lesbian love story.


ALLABY, MICHAEL  (See collaboration with James Lovelock.)




Enemy in the Dark (Harper, 2015.)


Far Stars #2.




Funeral Games (Harper, 2016.)


Far Stars #3.




Shadow of Empire (Harper, 2015.)


Far Stars #1.




ALLAN, MARGARET  (Also writes Fantasy.)


Last Mammoth, The  (Onyx, ?)


Mammoth #1.


                Not seen.  A novel of prehistory.


Sister of the Sky  (Onyx, 1999.)


Mammoth #2.


                Violence among different tribal groups during prehistory.




Race, The (Titan, 2017.)


Kidnapping in a future where genetic engineering is common.




Omega-Minus  (Ballantine, 1976.  Peter Davies, 1975, Viking Press, 1976, both as Palomino Blonde.)


Marginally SF.  A scientist stumbles across a secret that could make any nation master of the world.  Unfortunately, he doesn't trust his own government any more than that of foreign powers, and they're all after him in short order.


Palomino Blonde.  (See Omega-Minus.)


ALLEN, GRANT  (Also writes Fantasy and Horror.)


British Barbarians, The  (Lane, 1895, Ayer, 1975, Arno, 1975.)


A visitor from the future comes to study contemporary civilization.


ALLEN, HENRY WILSON  (Author of several western novels as Will Henry and Clay Fisher.)


Genesis Five  (Pyramid, 1968.)


A stereotypical mad scientist at a secret Russian base in the Arctic uses genetic engineering to create what is supposed to be a superwarrior but which he secretly plans as the next step in human evolution.  Naturally the plans go awry.




Captain Gardiner of the International Police  (Hodder, 1917.)


                Future war novel with China against an alliance of nations.


ALLEN, ROGER MACBRIDE  (See also collaboration with S.M. Stirling.)


Allies and Aliens (Baen, 1995.)


A secret mission to subvert an invasion force calling itself the Guardians grows more complex when the spies discover that the invaders have alien allies, and that the aliens are planning to double cross their partners.


Ambush at Corellia  (Bantam, 1995.)


Star Wars:  Corellian Trilogy #1.


Han Solo, Leia, and their precocious children are off to visit Corellia on a diplomatic mission, but Han is also secretly helping to cover for a spy for the Republic who suspects a new imperial plot is being hatched in that system.


Assault at Selonia  (Bantam, 1995.)


Star Wars:  Corellian Trilogy #2.


Han Solo finds an alien friend who helps him escape the clutches of his evil cousin, head of a xenophobic rebellion against the Republic, while Chewbacca rescues Han and Leia's children and Luke Skywalker comes to the rescue.


Caliban  (Ace, 1993, Millenium, 1993.)


Caliban #1.


A novel set in Asimov's Positronic Robot series.  Caliban is a robot apparently capable of killing humans who runs amok, trying to sort through fragmented memories and recall what really happened.  Clearly the Three Laws have been altered, but for what purpose?  Eventually introduces a modified set of laws that are somewhat less ambiguous.


Cause of Death, The  (Bantam, 2006.)


BSI #1.


                Two agents travel to an alien world where a human has been arrested for not committing a murder after being adopted by the planet's head of state.


Death Sentence  (Bantam, 2007.)


BSI #2.


An agent dies of accelerated old age in space and two agents are sent to find out how, and why.


Depths of Time, The  (Bantam, 2000.)


Solace #1.


                Unexpected warfare breaks out over control of wormholes which allow ships to travel to the stars and through time.  The protagonist loses his command and becomes involved in a complex plan to shape the course of the future of one of the colony worlds.


Farside Cannon  (Baen, 1988, Orbit, 1989.)


Humans have colonized the asteroids and beyond, and now those fledgling worlds want independence.  To hold them in line, the government is building a superweapon on the far side of the moon, and to guarantee their freedom, the colonists are ready to divert an asteroid directly toward the home world.


Final Inquiries  (Bantam, 2008.)


BSI #3.


The agents must solve a ticklish murder case that takes place on a planet of highly advanced aliens.


Game of Worlds, The  (Avon, 1999.)


Part of the multi-author Out of Time series.


                Teenagers are kidnapped through time to fight an inhuman enemy.


Inferno  (Ace, 1994, Millenium, 1995.)


Caliban #2.


Although New Law robots exist, there is a strong movement to prevent any further use of the new technology.  Then a prominent politician is assassinated and it appears that only a robot could have committed the crime.  Can a human and robot solve the crime before the repercussions lead to civil unrest?


Modular Man, The  (Bantam, 1992.)


A blend of SF and murder mystery.  A dying scientist downloads his personality into a cleaning robot, which is promptly arrested for murder.  Is the robot in fact sentient now?  And if so, can he be held responsible for the death of his organic body?


Ocean of Years, The  (Bantam, 2002.)


Solace #2.


                A secret expedition travels to Earth seeking clues to the location of a scientist who may know the reason why the terraforming of various colony worlds is suddenly beginning to go wrong.


Orphan of Creation  (Baen, 1988, Orbit, 1991.)


An archaeologist finds a peculiar skeleton dating from the Civil War and theorizes that a pre-human survived and was held as a slave.  The last of their kind might have survived into the Twentieth Century.  A cleverly devised scientific mystery.


Ring of Charon, The  (Tor, 1990, Orbit, 1991.)


Hunted Earth #1.


A scientific experiment on Pluto awakens a horde of alien devices hidden in the solar system.  They transport the Earth instantaneously to another system and begin destroying what's left orbiting Sol while survivors in both places try to survive and find a way to re-establish contact with one another.


Rogue Powers  (Baen, 1986, Arrow, 1989.)


Torch #2.


The human aggressors defeated in the first volume are back with alien allies armed with biological weapons in the sequel.  A small band of young recruits are once more instrumental in turning the tide of battle.


Shattered Sphere, The  (Tor, 1994.)


Hunted Earth #2.


Earth has been kidnapped to an artificial planetary system and robot tracking systems destroy anything launched from its surface.  One lone spaceship still in orbit attempts to secure information about their captors, while back in the solar system, the survivors of an alien technology that has literally destroyed all of the planets except Earth try to survive in the wreckage of human civilization.


Shores of Tomorrow, The  (Bantam, 2004.)


Solace #3.


                The military force designed to protect time past from time future is actually suppressing other knowledge as well, and the collapse of human efforts to colonize other worlds reaches a critical point.


Showdown at Centerpoint  (Bantam, 1995.)


Star Wars: Corellian Trilogy #3.


A group of ambitious and ruthless men have created a weapon capable of causing stars to go nova and is using it in their attempt to secede from the Republic and re-establish a new form of the tyrannical empire.


Torch of Honor, The  (Baen, 1985, Arrow, 1989.)


Torch #1.


A group of space cadets gets involved in an interplanetary war when a militant culture decides to annex one of its neighbors.  Predominantly a series of space battles, though with more depth than most similar novels.


Utopia  (Orion, 1996, Ace, 1996, Orion, 1997.)


Caliban #3.


The ecology of the planet Inferno is deteriorating despite terraforming efforts.  When a scientist proposes a plan to crash a comet into the planet and create a new ocean, it involves destroying the city created by robots no longer subject to the original Three Laws.




Supernova  (Avon, 1991.)


Sirius has gone supernova but the authorities are unwilling and unable to prepare for the disaster that follows.  In the aftermath, science struggles to remain a guiding light for humanity as religious fanatics threaten to seize control of the entire human race. 




Journeys  (Commonwealth, 1996.)


                A complicated adventure story set in the aftermath of an earthquake on a far planet.  Filled with strange cultures, drug dependencies, religious fanatics, invasions, mysterious jewels of power, and several handfuls of other plots.




Lightning in the Night  (Prentice Hall, 1979.  Serialized in Liberty Magazine in 1940.)


Although viewed as an alternate history today, this story of Nazi Germany's invasion of the US was written before Pearl Harbor and is actually a future war novel.  Development of atomic weapons brings the war to a stalemate and the novel to an uncertain ending.




Mind Readers, The  (Youngman Carter, 1965, MacFadden, 1967, Penguin, 1968.)


A murder mystery about the discovery of a device that allows its owner to read minds, and its pursuit by a host of spies and other interested parties.


ALLISON, CLYDE  (Pseudonym of William Knowles who also writes as Clyde Ames, whom see.  Note that several others in the Agent 0008 series have not been seen and may be SF as well.)


0008 Meets Gnatman  (Corinth Leisure, 1966.)


An Agent 0008 novel.


This softcore porn series pits a caped spy against a superbomb that could destroy an entire city.


0008 Meets Modesta Blaze  (Corinth Leisure, 1966.)


An Agent 0008 novel.


Not seen.


For Your Sighs Only  (Ember Library, 1966.)


An Agent 0008 novel.


Marginally SF, involving a fabulous lost treasure, a machine that tunnels through the Earth, and lots of softcore porn.


Gamefinger  (Ember, 1966.)


An Agent 0008 novel.


A special agent foils the plot of a mad genius who plans to use a satellite system to beam duels to the death to televisions all over the world. 


Ice Maiden, The  (Ember Library, 1967.)


An Agent 0008 novel.


A lusty spy encounters a woman armed with a weapon that transforms any form of matter into snow. 


Lost Bomb, The  (Ember, 1966.)


An Agent 0008 novel.


Not seen.


Merciless Mermaids, The  (Corinth Leisure, 1966.)


An Agent 0008 novel.


Not seen.


Nautipuss  (Ember Library, 1965.)


An Agent 0008 novel.


The villain this time is the female captain of a supersubmarine with weapons so powerful that Communists and Capitalists alike are afraid of her.


Our Girl from Mephisto  (Ember Library, 1965.)


An Agent 0008 novel.


All of the world's teenagers have fallen under the influence of an evil genius who plans to use them to take over the world.


Our Man from Sadisto  (Ember, 1965.)


An Agent 0008 novel.


Not seen.


Platypussy  (Nightstand, 1968.)


An Agent 0008 novel.


Not seen.


Roburta the Conqueress  (Corinth Leisure, 1968.)


An Agent 0008 novel.


Roburta of the title is an Amazon with a flying fortress and a team of killer wolves, whose plans for world power run afoul of the indefatigable Agent 0008.


Sadisto Royale  (Ember, 1966.)


An Agent 0008 novel.


Not seen.


Sex-Ray, The  (Corinth Leisure, 1966.)


An Agent 0008 novel.


Not seen.


Sin Funnel, The  (Candid Reader, 1967.)


An Agent 0008 novel.


Not seen.




Jewel Sowers  (?, 1903.)


Lucifram #1.


Not seen.


Marigold  (?, 1905.)


Lucifram #2.


Not seen.




Close Contact  (Eos, 2010.)


Alien Affairs #2.




Close Encounters  (Eos, 2009.)


Alien Affairs #1.


A woman with unusual physical powers tries to protect aliens from being exploited.


ALLSTON, AARON  (Also writes Fantasy.)


Betrayal  (Del  Rey, 2006.)


A Star Wars novel.


                The Empire has fallen but peace is superficial, with a new threat on the horizon.


Conviction  (Del Rey, 2011.)


A Star Wars novel.




Double Jeopardy  (Tor, 1994.)


A Car Wars novel.


                Someone is defrauding an insurance company in this action adventure future race setting.


Fury  (Del Rey, 2007.)


A Star Wars novel.


Luke Skywalker's kids search for their mother's assassin.


Iron Fist  (Bantam, 1998.)


A Star Wars novel.


                Rebels pose as pirates in order to infiltrate the fleet of a powerful warlord and prevent him from becoming an ally of the Empire.


Mercy  (Del Rey, 2012.)


A Star Wars novel.




Rebel Dream  (Del Rey, 2002.)


A Star Wars novel.


                An alien invasion fleet has defeated the forces of the Republic, and efforts must be made to stir up resistance before the Republic ceases to exist.


Rebel Stand  (Del Rey, 2002.)


A Star Wars novel.


                The Jedi are scattered and in jeopardy as an alien menace threatens to overwhelm the Republic.


Solo Command  (Bantam, 1999.)


A Star Wars novel.


                Han Solo leads a squad of fighters on a mission to track down and destroy a super star destroyer that somehow managed to escape the destruction of the rest of the imperial fleet.


Starfighters of Adumar  (Bantam, 1999.)


A Star Wars novel.


                A group of pilots are sent to a neutral world in the hope of convincing it to join the Republic rather than siding with the remnants of the old Empire.


Terminator Dreams  (Tor, 2003.)


A Terminator novel.


                A young John Conner and his friends attempt to subvert the plans by a renegade artificial intelligence to seize control of the world.


Terminator Hunt  (Tor, 2004.)


A Terminator novel.


                Captured and brainwashed by the robots, a resistance fighter struggles to regain control of his own will.


Wraith Squadron  (Bantam, 1998.)


A Star Wars novel.


                A bunch of misfit fighter pilots are recruited for a plan to infiltrate an Imperial warship and steal valuable intelligence to help the Alliance.




Boy Beyond the Moon   (Bobbs Merrill, 1960.)


                Young readers' book about a boy who befriends a professor who helps him travel to a mysterious planet.




Blades of Winter  (Del Rey, 2012.)


Uchronia #1.


Alternate history.


Hammer of Angels  (Del Rey, 2013.)


Uchronia #2.


Alternate history.


ALMQUIST, JOHN  (See Victor Appleton II.)




My Name Is Vladimir Sloifoisky  (Curtis, 1970.)


A man finds himself suddenly a century in his own future, in a world where individual freedom has been lost, and where humans graft weapons onto their bodies.




Extinction (Thomas Dunne, 2013.)


An artificial intelligence decides to wipe out humanity.


Final Theory, The (Pocket Star, 2008.)


Einstein #1.


Marginal story about the discovery of Einstein's Unified Field Theory.


Furies, The  (Thomas Dunne, 2014.)


A race of mutants is secretly living among us.


Omega Theory, The (Touchstone, 2011.)


Einstein #2.


The Iranians test a nuclear weapon based on a technology that could destroy the world.


Orion Plan, The (Thomas Dunne, 2016.)


An unusual alien invasion story.


Six, The (Sourcebooks, 2015.)


Teens fight an AI in a virtual world.




Domain  (Forge, 2001, Tor, 2009.)


Domain #1.


                A message from space indicates that the world is about to end just as it appears a nuclear war is about to break out, and a strange undersea phenomenon releases a new plague.  Humanity's hope lies with one man locked in an insane asylum.


Goliath  (Forge, 2002.)


Goliath #1.


                A revolutionary new type of submarine is hijacked by fanatics who plan to force the world to disarm, but the sub's computerized brain has become self aware.


Grim Reaper: End of Days  (Tor, 2011.)




Loch, The  (Tsunami, 2005.)


                The Loch Ness Monster is revealed to be an unknown ocean based eel trapped when an underground river is blocked by construction.


Meg  (Doubleday, 1997, Bantam, 1998.)


Meg #1.


                A surviving megalodon breaks through a layer of cold water that effectively segregated her kind from the rest of the world for countless ages, and finds herself the unquestioned top predator in today’s oceans, until her predation starts claiming human victims. 


Meg: Hell's Aquarium  (Variance, 2009, Tor, 2010.)


Meg #4.


A prehistoric shark preys again.


Meg: Primal Waters  (Forge, 2004.)


Meg #3.


                A prehistoric shark menaces a group of travelers.


Nightstalkers (Tor, 2016.)


Meg #4.


Prehistoric sharks must be captured or killed.


Phobos  (Tor, 2011.)


Domain #3.


The Mayans were right and the laws of nature are not what we think.


Resurrection  (Forge, 2004.)


Domain #2.


                Alternate worlds and mysticism in a confused mix about the potential end of the world.


Shell Game, The  (Sweetwater, 2008.)


Near future political thriller about a government plot to provoke a war with Iran.


Trench, The  (Kensington, 1999, Pinnacle, 2000.)


Meg #2.


                The megalodon escapes from captivity and must be pursued into a region of the ocean that is being developed as an energy source by an unscrupulous businessman secretly in league with Arab terrorists. 


Vostok (Rebel Press, 2015.)


Sequel to The Loch but also part of the Meg series. An expedition to a frozen lake under the Antarctic finds prehistoric creatures and a flying saucer.




Path to Savagery  (Avon, 1969.)


The survivors of a nuclear war have disintegrated into various cultures, some outright barbaric.  The protagonist is a lone traveler who finds adventure and danger in the empty towers of a dead city.  Filmed as The Ravagers.




Deprivers  (Ace, 2003.)


                A man with the ability to paralyze others with a single touch becomes an assassin.




Demon of Undoing  (Baen, 1988.)


A race of feline aliens attempts to reconcile their beliefs with the scientific advances introduced by human visitors, who seem to them demons with magical powers.  One ambitious outsider decides it's worth the risk to see what he might gain by associating with the interlopers.


AMBER, GRACIE  (Pseudonym of Gerda Koontz.)


Always Hard!  (Cameo, 1970.)


Not seen.




Dark Frontier, The  (?, 1936, Mysterious Press, 1990.)


Marginal spy thriller involving atomic bombs the size of hand grenades.


AMBROSE, DAVID  (Also writes Horror.)


Man Who Turned into Himself, The  (St Martins, 1993, Picador, 1995.)


A personal disaster causes a man to lose control of his personality, which shifts to an alternate world where his life is radically different. 


AMES, CLYDE  (Also writes as Clyde Allison, whom see.)


Gorgonzola, Won't You Please Come Home?  (Lancer, 1967.)


Spy spoof involving a stolen nuclear bomb and a living dinosaur.  The humor is pretty thin.




Anna to the Infinite Power  (Vagabond, 1981,  Scribners, 1981.)


A young woman training to be a scientist doubts her own sanity when she begins to see her double.  With her brother's help, she discovers she is a focal point for an experiment in cloning masterminded by remnants of the Nazi regime.


AMIS, KINGSLEY  (Also writes Horror.)


Alteration, The  (Jonathan Cape, 1976, Viking, 1977, Carroll & Graf, 1988, Easton, 1993.)


An alternate history whose point of divergence is the failure of the Reformation to take place, leaving the Roman Catholic Church the dominant force in Europe.  In the parallel present, a choir boy with an unusually superb voice faces castration to preserve his gift, while forces around him contend for direction of his fate.


Anti-Death League, The  (Harcourt, Brace & World, 1966, Gollancz, 1966, Ballantine, 1967, Penguin, 1968, Viking, 1975.)


A witty spy thriller included here because of its references to miniaturized nuclear bombs.


Russian Hide and Seek  (Hutchinson, 1980, Penguin, 1981.)


England of the not too distant future is firmly under the grip of the Soviet Union, and the traditions and values of that nation are rapidly eroding.  An Englishman flirting with the idea of revolution gets into more trouble than he expects.


AMIS, MARTIN  (Also writes Fantasy.)


Einstein's Monsters  (Vintage,1990.)


Collection of loosely related stories set after a nuclear war.


Invasion of the Space Invaders  (Celestial Arts, 1982.)


Not seen.


London Fields  (Harmony, 1990.)


                A dying man begins writing a murder mystery against the backdrop of the ecological collapse of the entire world.


Time’s Arrow  (Harmony, 1991, Jonathan Cape, 1991, Penguin, 1992.)


                A man is infected by a parasite that causes his mind to slip back through time.




Notes from the Future  (Simon & Schuster, 1970.)


A prominent Soviet surgeon wrote this story of a scientist who has himself frozen for twenty years, until a cure is found for the disease afflicting him, and wakens to find that both capitalism and communism have changed considerably.




Wings of the Morning  (Hale, 1971.)


                Not seen.


ANDERSON, ANDY  (Pseudonym of William Anderson, whom see.)


Valley of the Gods  (Andoll, 1957.)


Mutant telepaths in the aftermath of a nuclear war.


ANDERSON, BARTH  (Also writes Fantasy.)


Patron Saint of Plagues, The  (Bantam, 2006.)


                A new plague arises in a not too distant future world.




Isle of Illusion  (Hustler, 1980.)


Not seen.


ANDERSON, CHESTER  (See also collaboration with Michael Kurland.)


Butterfly Kid, The  (Pyramid, 1967.)


First volume in a trilogy completed by two other writers, Michael Kurland and T.A. Waters.  Greenwich Village is plagued by strange hallucinations which have become physically real thanks to a weird new drug.




Step Beyond, A  (Ipublish, 2001.)


                The first manned landing on Mars runs into the usual array of problems.  A print on demand book.


ANDERSON, C.L.  (See also Sarah Zettel.)


Bitter Angels  (Ballantine Spectra, 2009.)


A backwards colony world is suspected as the center of a plot against the Terran Empire.




Magellan  (Walker, 1970, Gollancz, 1970, Berkley, 1972.)


Following a nuclear war, a single megacity is all that remains of the human race.  Dominated by a computer, the population tranquilized by drugs, it appears that the future will be sterile and without progress unless a rebel group manages to undermine the status quo.




Thunderbirds Are Go  (Armada, 1966.)


                Based on the action puppet show for kids.




Millenium  (Tor, 1994, Forge, 2000.)


An alien envoy who comes to Earth to warn of an impending invasion is attacked by criminals, then pursued by unscrupulous government officials who are intent on securing whatever technological secrets he might possess.




Second Genesis (Berkley, 2006.)


                Scientists breed an intelligent ape but the project backfires.


Sleeper Cell  (Berkley, 2005.)


                Terrorists use nanotechnology to spread a new plague.


ANDERSON, KAREN  (Also writes Fantasy. See collaborations with Poul Anderson.)


ANDERSON, KEVIN J. (See also collaborations which follow and others with Brian Herbert, A.E. van Vogt, and with Frank Herbert. Also writes Fantasy and Horror.Also writes Science Fiction and Fantasy as Kem Antilles.)


Antibodies  (Harper, 1997.)


An X Files novel.


                The investigation of the ruins of a destroyed laboratory brings unsettling questions.  Was there a new plague released, or something even more sinister.  Scully and Mulder search for a dog infected with microscopic machines while sinister government forces see the development as a chance for personal immortality.


Armageddon Dreams  (BSV, 1999.)


                A collection of story versions of episodes of The Outer Limits television series.


Ashes of Worlds, The  (Orbit, 2008.)


Saga of Seven Suns #7.


An interstellar war among various races finally comes to a close.


Blindfold  (Aspect, 1995.)


The planet Atlas dispenses justice by means of the Truthsayers, a caste of telepaths whose abilities derive from a drug manufactured in an orbiting laboratory.  But when one of those Truthsayers incorrectly interprets an accused man's thoughts, he and she are both thrown into increasing danger.  Someone is diluting the drug and diverting the rest for illegal purposes.


Blood of the Cosmos (Tor, 2015.)


Saga of Shadows #2.


Interstellar war involving multiple galaxies and a form of life alien to all of them.


Captain Nemo  (Pocket, 2002.)


                The life story of Jules Verne's "friend" Nemo, who provides the basis for many of the best known of Verne's novels.


Champions of the Force  (Bantam, 1994.)


Star Wars:  Jedi Academy #3.


Agents of the dying Empire continue to sabotage efforts by the Republic to consolidate its new freedom.  Luke Skywalker is forced to mentally leave his body, assassins plot against Han and Leia's child, and a rogue Jedi gains control of a superweapon.


Climbing Olympus  (Warner Aspect, 1994, HarperCollins, 1997.)


One of many novels to appear in recent years attempting to portray realistically the colonization of Mars.  In this case, two genetically altered variations of humankind have been discarded in favor of a massive terraforming project, but the few remaining members of the original seed colony are unwilling to be brushed aside so easily.


Dark Apprentice  (Bantam, 1994.)


Star Wars:  Jedi Academy #2.


Someone inside the newly created Jedi training school has already been turned to the Dark Side of the Force and is now using those evil powers to kill his fellow students.  Elsewhere, the new Republic attempts to rebuild devastated planets and weakened space fleets in anticipation of fresh attacks from the remnants of the Empire.


Dark Between the Stars, The  (Tor, 2014.)


Saga of Shadows #1.


Interstellar politics.


Darksaber  (Bantam, 1995.)


A Star Wars novel.


A group of renegades tries to build a new Deathstar, while the remnants of the old empire reorganize once again to menace the future of the Republic.  Luke, meanwhile, is trying to help the woman he loves to regain the Jedi powers she once possessed.


Dogged Persistence  (Golden Gryphon, 2001.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Emperor's Plague  ????????


Forest of Stars, A  (Warner, 2003, Earthlight, 2003, Pocket UK, 2004.)


Saga of Seven Suns #2.


                Humanity seeks alien allies as it begins to lose ground in an accidental genocidal war.


Ground Zero  (Harper Prism, 1995, HarperCollins, 1996.)


An X-Files novel.


A nuclear scientist is murdered after he develops a nuclear bomb that is virtually free of fallout.


Hidden Empire  (Warner, 2002, Earthlight, 2002.)


Saga of Seven Suns #1.


                Humans discover an alien technology that makes it possible to turn planets into suns, but when they first use it, they attract the attention of a mysterious alien race which sets out to exterminate humankind.


Hopscotch  (Bantam, 2002.)


                In a future where it is possible to jump from one body to another, a man who loans his body to a multimillionaire has problems when his client refuses to return.


Horizon Storms  (Aspect, 2004.)


Saga of Seven Suns #3.


                A vast interstellar war continues with human factions still unwilling to give up their individual campaigns and even the aliens beginning to splinter.


Jedi Search  (Bantam, 1994.)


Star Wars: Jedi Academy #1.


The Empire is in retreat from the forces of the Republic, and Luke Skywalker is setting up an academy to train a new generation of Jedi knights.  Elsewhere, Han and Chewie have stumbled into a secret base where a new weapon is being created, one that can destroy entire solar systems.


Landscapes  (Five Star, 2006.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, The  (Pocket Star, 2003, based on the screenplay by James Dale Robinson.)


A group of people with various powers fight evil.


Martian War, The  (Titan, 2012.)


A variation of Wells' The War of the Worlds.


Metal Swarm (Orbit, 2007.)


Saga of Seven Suns #6.


A supposed ally of the humans in an interstellar war is actually working for the other side.


Microcosm  (Onyx, 2001.)


                Sequel to the movie Fantastic Voyage in which humans are miniaturized to explore the body of an alien.


Of Fire and Night  (Warner, 2006, Orbit, 2007.)


Saga of Seven Suns #5.


                The leader of a human civilization alienates his allies and puts his people in jeopardy in the midst of a major interstellar war.


Resurrection, Inc.  (Signet, 1988. Harper, 1998, Overlook, 1999 restored version.)


Technology has made it possible for people to purchase cyborgs, half organic, half mechanical, created from the corpses of the recently dead.  But the cyborgs are taking jobs away from people, and the ensuing chaos gives rise to a violent, charismatic religious movement. 


Ruins  (Harper Prism, 1996.)


An X Files novel.


The FBI sends two agents to track down a team of archaeologists missing in the Yucatan.  There they are menaced by drug dealers before discovering a buried alien spaceship.


Scattered Suns  (Warner, 2005.)


Saga of Seven Suns #4.


                Efforts to win a major interstellar war are complicated by civil war among the allies.


Shifting the Boundaries: The Selected Works of Kevin J. Anderson  (Dark Regions, 1995.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow  (Onyx, 2004, based on the screenplay by Kerry Conran.)


                In 1939, New York City is invaded by giant robots, and a heroic figure helps a woman avoid being captured.




Assemblers of Infinity  (Bantam, 1993.)


Explorers on the moon find a bizarre structure which appears to be building itself.  Anyone venturing near is immediately disassembled by the creations of alien nanotechnology and their component atoms added to the emerging structure.  Scientists race against time to understand the nature of the menace.


Fallout  (Ace, 1997.)


Craig Kreident #2.


A right wing militia group has stolen a live nuclear warhead, murdering a Russian arms inspector in the process.  The FBI is tracking down a series of more conventional bombings, and eventually discovers that the perpetrators are the same, and that they plan to destroy a secret military base.


Ignition  (Coronet, 1996, Forge, 1997.)


A group of terrorists seize launch control during a shuttle liftoff and threaten to kill the entire crew unless their demands are met.  An astronaut who missed the mission due to an injury is inside the compound, and thwarts their plans.


Ill Wind  (Forge, 1995.)


An oil company releases an experimental bacterium that eats oil in order to clean up a large spill, but the bacterium has mutated and become airborne, quickly destroying all the plastic and fuel oil in the world and consequently putting all of modern civilization into jeopardy.


Lethal Exposure  (Ace, 1998.)


Craig Kreident #3.


                An FBI agent suspects that the accidental radiation poisoning of a prominent scientist was a deliberate act of murder.  His investigation reveals a traitor who is stealing revolutionary technology and selling it to parties in Asia.


Lifeline  (Bantam, 1990.)


Following a devastating nuclear war that leaves most of the Earth in ruins, four disparate orbiting colonies attempt to find ways to mutually cooperate in order to ensure their own survival.  The old political and philosophical rivalries continue to provide obstacles to success.


Trinity Paradox, The  (Bantam, 1991.)


A nuclear protester is mysteriously sent back in time to an alternate World War II where Germany has nuclear weapons and is about to use them against the US.  The probable consequences force a reconsideration of the protagonist’s point of view.


Virtual Destruction  (Ace, 1996.)


Craig Kreident #1


A revolutionary new experiment in virtual reality could provide a valuable entertainment technology or a way to monitor compliance with international treaties.  But the unpleasant man heading the project is murdered, and a reluctant FBI agent finds himself caught in a political mess.




Artifact  (Tor, 2003.)


                A "novel" consisting of four related stories about alien artifacts.




Ai! Pedrito!  (Bridge, 1998.)


                Novelization of a Hubbard story about a man who discovers his exact double is a spy, and whose life gets permanently altered as a consequence.  Marginal.




Akima's Story  (Ace, 2000.)


A Titan A.E. novel.


                A young woman becomes a star pilot in order to further her quest to find a legendary starship with advanced technology.


Cale's Story  (Ace, 2000.)


A Titan A.E. novel.


                A young man unwittingly holds the secret that might allow humanity to resist the continuing attacks of an alien enemy that is pursuing the remnants of the race from star system to star system.


Crisis at Crystal Reef   (Jam, 1998.)


Star Wars: Young Jedi Knights #14.


                The protagonists chase a friendly enemy who has become addicted to drugs, and discover that she was just the pawn of an even more dangerous and relentless foe.


Darkest Knight  (Boulevard, 1996.)


Star Wars: Young Jedi Knights #5.


The twins are visiting the Wookie home world just as their long time enemy, a young Jedi turned to the dark side, prepares to raid the planet's computer banks for information vital to the rise of the new empire.


Delusions of Grandeur  (Boulevard, 1997.)


Star Wars: Young Jedi Knights #9.


A handful of trainee Jedi search for a missing man, enlisting the aid of a robot bounty hunter which may or may not be under their control.


Diversity Alliance  (Boulevard, 1997.)


Star Wars: Young Jedi Knights #8.


The young heroes are off on a quest to find a missing man who holds knowledge of a major threat to the continued existence of the New Republic.


Emperor’s Plague, The  (Boulevard, 1998.)


Star Wars: Young Jedi Knights #11.


                A group of adventurers must track down and destroy the source of a terrible plague that threatens to upset the balance of power following the collapse of the Empire.


Heirs of the Force  (Boulevard, 1995.)


Star Wars:  Young Jedi Knights #1.


The twin children of Han Solo and Leia Organa are enrolled in a Jedi training school when they discover a ruined TIE fighter and try to restore it to working order.  But unbeknownst to them, the original pilot is still around, and hasn't abandoned the battle against the Republic.  For younger readers.


Jedi Bounty  (Boulevard, 1997.)


Star Wars: Young Jedi Knights #10.


Chewbacca's son has traveled to a hostile planet and the young Jedi Knights must mount a rescue mission.


Jedi Shadow  (Jam, 2003.)


                Omnibus of the first three Young Jedi Knights novels.


Jedi Sunrise  (Jam, 2003.)


                Omnibus of the fourth through sixth Young Jedi Knights novels.


Jedi Under Siege  (Boulevard, 1996.)


Young Jedi Knights #6.


The young Jedi knights have their final confrontation with the shadow Dark knights when the latter launch an all out attack on their institute.


Lightsabers  (Boulevard, 1996.)


Star Wars: Young Jedi Knights #4.


The twins and their fellow students at the Jedi training academy reach a point in their careers where they must build their own lightsabers and forge a spiritual bond between themselves and their weapons.


Lost Ones, The  (Boulevard, 1995.)


Star Wars:  Young Jedi Knights #3.


Han and Leia's twin children are home on vacation when they meet a childhood friend who becomes jealous of their success.  His baser emotions provide a handle for an agent of the dark side of the force, who seeks to turn the youngster against his friends.


Return to Ord Mantell  (Jam, 1998.)


Star Wars: Young Jedi Knights #12.


                Han Solo and his children are off to a race where they run into one of his old enemies.


Shadow Academy  (Boulevard, 1995.)


Star Wars:  Young Jedi Knights #2.


One of Luke Skywalker's pupils is turned to the dark side of the Force and goes off to create his own academy of evil Jedi.  The children of Han Solo and Princess Leia are the key to defeating him, but only if they master their own powers first.


Shards of Alderaan  (Boulevard, 1996.)


Star Wars:  Young Jedi Knights #7.


Princess Leia's children travel to the ruins of the Alderaan system to find a piece of the planet as a present.  Unfortunately, it turns out that the bounty hunter Boba Fett wasn't killed after all.


Trouble on Cloud City  (Berkley Jam, 1998.)


Star Wars: Young Jedi Knights #13.


                A diminutive villain joins the children of Han and Leia during a vacation trip to Cloud City, where she plans to put a diabolic scheme into operation.




Tau Ceti  (Phoenix Picks, 2011.)


Two related stories about a generation starship.


ANDERSON, MARGARET J.  (Also writes Fantasy.)


Brain on Quartz Mountain, The  (Capers, 1982.)


A young readers' spoof of Donovan's Brain, with a scientist experimenting with a disembodied chicken brain that becomes intelligent and telepathic.


ANDERSON, M.T.  (Also writes Fantasy and Horror.)


Feed  (Candlewick, 2002.)


                A teenager is temporarily cut off from a virtual reality feed that everyone uses, and it changes his view of the world.


Whales on Stilts  (Harcourt, 2005.)


                Young readers spoof pitting teenaged heroes against a mad scientist who wants to wage war with an army of laser equipped whales.




Treasure Vault of Atlantis (Midland, 1926, Kessinger, 2010.)


Atlantis left a secret cache of technology.


ANDERSON, POUL  (See collaborations which follow. Also writes Fantasy and Horror.)


Note that the David Falkayn and Nicholas Van Rijn adventures are also set in the universe of the Polesotechnic League.


Admiralty (NESFA, 2011.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


After Doomsday  (Ballantine, 1962, Gollancz, 1963, Panther, 1965.  Magazine title The Day After Doomsday, 1961.)


A starship returns to find the Earth destroyed, and sets out to find other survivors as well as to determine which of several alien races is responsible for the attack.  To do so, they have to thread their way through a complex political structure, only to discover that their closest friends may be their deadliest enemies.


Agent of the Terran Empire  (Chilton, 1965, Coronet, 1977, Ace, 1980.)


Flandry series.


Collection of stories featuring Sir Dominic Flandry, a flamboyant agent of the decadent human interstellar empire.


Alight in the Void  (Tor, 1991.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


All One Universe  (Tor, 1996.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Annals of the Time Patrol   (Doubleday, 1984.)


Time Patrol series. 


An omnibus volume.


Avatar, The.  (Putnam, 1978, Berkley, 1979, Sidgwick & Jackson, 1980.)


Frustrated with the repressive nature of Earth's government, an adventurer sets off to explore the galaxy and encounters an alien race which might provide the key to the emancipation of humanity.  But those holding the reins of power are only too ready to use violence to ensure their continued rule.


Best of Poul Anderson, The  (Pocket, 1976.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Beyond the Beyond  (Signet, 1969, Gollancz, 1970, Coronet, ?.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Bicycle Built for Brew, A  (NESFA, 2014.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Boat of a Million Years, The  (Tor, 1989, Easton, 1989, Orbit, 1990.)


Hidden within human society is a secret group of immortals who eventually leave Earth to escape the restrictions of an increasingly regulated society.  The novel is a series of incidents scattered over past and future history, culminating in contact with alien civilizations.


Book of Poul Anderson, The  (DAW, 1975.  Chilton, 1974, as The Many Worlds of Poul Anderson.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Brain Wave  ( Ballantine, 1954, Heineman, 1955, Mayflower, 1965, Ibooks, 2003.)


Earth emerges from an anomaly in space which has kept life on the planet intellectually inhibited throughout history.  Now normal humans are geniuses, and many of the lower animals have limited sentience.  Humans quickly develop space travel and other technological advances and finally leave the Earth to the recently uplifted animals.


Byworlder  (Signet, 1971, Gollancz, 1972, Coronet, ?, Gregg, 1979, Baen, 1993.)


An alien starship is orbiting Earth, but fails to respond to radio messages or any other form of greeting.  A not particularly successful artist inadvertently discovers the truth, that the alien is visiting for artistic rather than political purposes.  Ultimately the alien dies and a group of human dissidents use his ship to escape to the stars.


Call Me Joe  (NESFA, 2009.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Captain Flandry, Defender of the Terran Empire  (Baen, 2010.)


Omnibus of The Day of Their Return, Mayday Orbit, and several short stories.


Captive of the Centaurianess (Armchair, bound with A Princess of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs.)




Circus of Hells, A  (Signet, 1970, Sphere, 1978.)


Flandry series.


A dashing secret agent of the galactic empire is bribed to stray from his duty in search of a fabulous treasure on a deserted moon.  Except that it turns out not to be deserted at all, but rather populated by vicious creatures controlled by a supercomputer and by an unfriendly alien race's spies.


Cold Victory  (Tor, 1982.)


Part of the Polesotechnic League universe.


A collection of loosely related stories in one of Anderson's future histories.


Commander Flandry.  (See The Rebel Stars.)


Conflict  (Tor, 1983, Severn House, 1992.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Conquests.  (See Seven Conquests.)


Corridors of Time, The  (Lancer, 1966, Doubleday, 1966, Gollancz, 1966, Panther, 1968.)


A convicted criminal is enlisted into the roles of the Wardens, one of two contending forces that use time machines in their battle to control the shape of human history.  His adventures in the past reshape his character when he realizes that both of the rival factions have become corrupted by their power.


Dancer from Atlantis, The.  (Doubleday, 1971, Signet, 1972, Sphere, 1977, Tor, 1993.)


An American architect is sent back in time where he encounters three other displaced people from his past.  Although he sets out to prevent the fall of the Atlantean civilization, history proves too difficult to alter.


Dark Between the Stars, The  (Berkley, 1981.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


David Falkayn: Star Trader  (Baen, 2009.)


Part of the Polesotechnic League series.


Collection of related stories.


Day of Their Return, The  (Doubleday, 1973, Signet, 1975, Corgi, 1978, Tor, 1994.)


Set in the Flandry universe.


The galactic empire is dying and frontier worlds are beginning to rebel.  Aeneas is one planet where the empire has regained control, but their grip is threatened by a charismatic religious movement and the operations of alien agents whose purpose is to further weaken the human race.


Dialogue with Darkness  (Tor, 1985.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Door to Anywhere, The  (NESFA, 2012.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Earth Book of Stormgate, The  (Berkley, 1979.)


Part of the Polesotechnic League series.


A collection of unrelated stories set in Anderson's Future History.


Earthman, Go Home!  (Ace, 1960, bound with To the Tombaugh Station by Wilson Tucker.  Magazine title A Plague of Masters.)


A Flandry novel.


The inimitable secret agent of the Terran Empire visits an obscure planet which uses control of an antitoxin to keep its population under control.  He escapes the government and joins the criminal underground in order to overthrow the autocracy.


Enemy Stars, The  (J.B. Lippincott, 1958, Berkley, 1959, Longmans, 1958, Coronet, ?, Baen, 1987.)


Earth has launched a starship which is crewed by people sent back and forth by matter transmitter.  The equipment malfunctions, marooning four men, one of whom survives only after contacting an alien race for assistance.


Ensign Flandry  (Chilton, 1966, Lancer, 1967, Coronet, 1976, Ace, 1979, Gregg, 1979.)


A Flandry novel.


A Terran spy must flee his own side when he is falsely accused of a series of crimes.  The rival power, the alien Merseians, is after him as well, because he holds a coded message that warns of an imminent attack.  A transparent commentary on the Vietnam war.  Written late in the series but chronologically preceding the others.


Explorations  (Tor, 1981.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Fire Time   (Doubleday, 1974, Ballantine, 1975, Panther, 1977, Baen, 1984.)


A race of alien centaurs are caught between humans and aliens in an interstellar war.  The centaurs themselves are caught up in a cyclic conflict between civilization and barbarians as their sun moves toward a period of flares.


Flandry   (Baen, 1993.)


Flandry series.


Two Flandry novels in an omnibus volume, A Circus of Hells and The Rebel Worlds.


Flandry of Terra  (Chilton, 1965.)


A Flandry omnibus volume.


Flandry's Legacy  (Baen, 2011.)


A Flandry collection.


Collection of related stories.


Fleet of Stars, The  (Tor, 1997.)


Anson Guthrie #4.


Guthrie returns to Earth to find out what is happening there after learning that self aware supercomputers are now directing humanity's destiny.


Flight to Forever (Armchair, 2012, bound with The Syndic by C.M. Kornbluth.)




For Love and Glory  (Tor, 2003.)


                A human and alien archaeological team discovers artifacts left over from a mysterious and now extinct race, but their discoveries lead to a power struggle for control of the technology.


Game of Empire, The  (Baen, 1985.)


A Flandry novel.


As the galactic empire loses its grip, a rebellious governor decides to declare himself the new emperor.  Flandry is on hand to circumvent his plans, suspecting that the usurper has the assistance of agents of an alien race.  Also introduces Flandry's daughter.


Genesis  (Tor, 2000.)


                A man whose personality has been made immortal through conversion to virtual reality returns to Earth after the biological human race has become extinct to discover that the artificial intelligence administering the planet is experimenting with recreating it.


Gods Laughed, The  (Tor, 1982.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Going for Infinity  (Tor, 2002.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Guardians of Time  (Ballantine, 1960, Gollancz, 1961, Pan, 1964, Tor, 1981.)


Time Patrol series.


Four long stories in which Manse Everard, time agent, seeks to reverse changes introduced into the flow of human history.  The Tor edition includes a fifth adventure.


Harvest of Stars  (Tor, 1993, Pan, 1994.)


Anson Guthrie #1.


Earth is under the control of a despotic government that believes in micromanaging human lives.  A private corporation with libertarian attitudes and a leader who exists as a disembodied intelligence lodged in a computer program are the only opposition.  Ecologists are the chief bad guys.


Harvest the Fire   (Tor, 1995.)


Anson Guthrie #3.


Most of the solar system has come under a single, machine dominated rule and individualism is on the wane.  The asteroid colony Proserpina struggles to survive with its own social structure, inspiring like minded individuals on Luna and elsewhere, and a poet leaves Earth to find a job in space.


High Crusade, The  (Doubleday, 1960, Dolphin, 1962, MacFadden, 1964, Severn House, 1982, Baen, 1991.)


Aliens land in medieval England to conquer the planet, but the local humans see them as demons and, against all odds, seize control of the ship.  They force the crew to take them to the stars, where they and their ancestors forge a galactic empire that is ready and waiting when the rest of humanity develops space travel.


Homebrew  (NESFA Press, 1976.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Homeward and Beyond (Doubleday, 1975, Berkley, 1976.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Horn of Time, The  (Signet, 1968, Gregg, 1979, Corgi, 1981.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Inconstant Star  (Baen, 1991.)


Consists of this author's contributions to the shared universe Man-Kzin War series, based on the universe created by Larry Niven.


The human race has won its war with the Kzinti, but that militant species is psychologically incapable of accepting defeat.  A lone spaceship stumbles into the staging area for a new attack fleet, and the crew must run for their lives to alert the government.


Inside Earth (Armchair, 2011, bound with A Hoax in Time by Keith Laumer.)




Kinship with the Stars  (Tor, 1991, Severn House, 1993.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Knight Flandry.  (See A Knight of Ghosts and Shadows.)


Knight of Ghosts and Shadows, A  (Doubleday, 1974, Signet, 1975, Sphere, 1978, Gregg, 1979, Tor, 1993.  Severn House, 1980, as Knight Flandry.)


A Flandry novel.


Once again, the flamboyant spy uncovers a plot designed to fragment the faltering Terran Empire, this time discovering at the same time that his son is in the employ of an alien power. 


Last Knight of Terra, The  (Baen, 2012.)


A Flandry collection.


Collection of related stories.


Let the Spacemen Beware  (Ace, 1963, bound with The Wizard of Starship Poseidon by Kenneth Bulmer. (Dobson, 1969. Magazine version 1960 as A Twelvemonth and a Day.  Ace, 1971, as Night Face.)


Controversy and danger surround the establishment of a base on a lost colony world whose people have developed a peculiar culture based on a cyclic religion and drug use.


Longest Voyage, The  (Tor, 1991, bound with Slow Lightning by Steven Popkes.)


Novelet from 1960 about a sea voyage in a post collapse world where star travel is just a legend.


Long Night, The  (Tor, 1983, Sphere, 1985.)


Part of the Polesotechnic League series.


A collection of stories set within the context of a sweeping future history.


Long Way Home, The.  (See No World of Their Own.)


Losers' Night, Pulphouse, 1991.


A short story in pamphlet form featuring a bar outside the time stream.


Makeshift Rocket, The  (Ace, 1962, bound with Un-Man & Other Novellas also by Anderson. Dobson, 1969.  Magazine version 1958 as A Bicycle Built for Brew.)


The asteroid belt has been settled by various ethnic groups in this quite funny spoof.  The hero is desperate to escape an asteroid which has been invaded by Irish revolutionaries, and he uses fuel based on beer to do so.


Man Who Counts, The.  (See War of the Wing-Men.)


Many Worlds of Poul Anderson, The.  (See The Book of Poul Anderson.)


Maurai & Kith  (Tor, 1982.)


Maurai #1


A collection of stories comprising a series set after a nuclear war.  Polynesia escaped relatively unscathed, and that culture has emerged as one of the dominant world powers in the aftermath.


Mayday Orbit  (Ace, 1961, bound with No Man's World by Kenneth Bulmer.  Magazine version 1959 as A Message in Secret.)


A Flandry novel.


Flandry visits a supposedly neutral world caught between the Terran Empire and its alien adversaries, and finds himself aiding the underground when he learns that the government is secretly planning to ally itself with the other side.


 Midsummer Tempest, A.  (Doubleday, 1974, Ballantine, 1975, Futura, 1975, Tor, 1984.)


A tavern outside of time and space is the gathering place for heroes from diverse time lines and alternate histories.  Straddles the border between fantasy and SF as elves and historical figures meet freely in a place where the rules of science and magic are equally suspect.  Loosely a sequel to Three Hearts and Three Lions, a fantasy.


Mirkheim  (Berkley, 1977, Sphere, 1978.)


A David Falkayn adventure.


The Terran Empire's commercial interests and others human and alien battle to control the riches of a mysterious planet. David Falkayn and Nicholas Van Rijn try to play one side against the other to free the former's home planet.


New America  (Tor, 1982.)


Loosely connected collection of stories.


Night Face, The.  (See Let the Spacemen Beware.)


Night Face & Other Stories, The  (Gregg, 1978.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


No World of Their Own  (Ace, 1955, bound with 1000 Year Plan by Isaac Asimov.  Magazine title The Long Way Home.  Gregg Press, 1978, Panther, 1975, as The Long Way Home.)


A starship returns to Earth after many generations have passed, and its very presence upsets the status quo, particularly since it has an alien passenger who can affect electronic device mentally.  Earth is the pivotal point in an espionage battle between two alien races.


Orbit Unlimited  (Pyramid, 1961, Sidgwick & Jackson, 1974, Gregg, 1978, Ace, 1984.)


A group of would-be colonists escaping from Earth on a starship gets a recall message but decides not to trust its sincerity.  Instead they continue and have various adventures before successfully establishing themselves on a new world.


Orion Shall Rise  (Timescape, 1983, Pocket, 1984, Phantasia, 1983, Sphere, 1984, Baen, 1996.)


Maurai #2.


In the aftermath of a nuclear war, an ecology conscious New Zealand based nation struggles to achieve detente with northern powers who have revived nuclear weapons, while similar tensions wrack the rest of the world. 


Past Times  (Tor, 1984, Sphere, 1987.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


People of the Wind, The  (Signet, 1973, Sphere, 1977, Gregg, 1979, Baen, 1993.)


Set in the universe of the Flandry stories.


Avalon is a planet caught in the middle between the Terran Empire and the alien Ythrian Empire, colonized by both.  Although the inhabitants live fairly harmoniously, off planet influences threaten to tear their world apart. 


People of the Wind, The, and The Day of Their Return  (Signet, 1983.)


Omnibus volume.


Peregrine, The.  (See Star Ways.)


Planet of No Return  (Ace, 1956, bound with Star Guard by Andre Norton.  Dobson, 1966.  Magazine version 1954 as Question and Answer.  Also published under that title by Ace, 1978.)


An exploratory crew visits a potential new home for humans despite wide scale and mysterious opposition.  A pressure group on Earth has decided humans are not psychologically ready to spread out into the universe.


Psychotechnic League, The  (Tor, 1981.)


Loosely related collection of stories.


Queen of Air and Darkness, The  (Signet, 1973, Gregg, 1978.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Question and Answer (NESFA, 2017.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Rebel Worlds, The  (Signet, 1969, Coronet, 1972, Gregg, 1979.  Severn House, 1978 as Commander Flandry.)


A Flandry novel.


A charismatic military leader revolts against the Terran Empire because he foresees its imminent collapse.  Flandry manages to negotiate a cease fire after the usual derring do and a rescue or two.


Rebel Worlds, The, and A Knight of Ghosts and Shadows  (Signet, 1983.)


Omnibus volume.


Rise of the Terran Empire  (Baen, 2009.)


Omnibus of Mirkheim, The People of the Wind, and several loosely related stories.


Sargasso of Lost Starships (Armchair, 2013, bound with The Ice Queen by Don Wilcox. Magazine appearance 1952.)


Starships have been disappearing.


Satan's World  (Lancer, 1968, Doubleday, 1968, Gollancz, 1970, Ace, 1983.)


A David Falkayn & Nicholas Van Rijn adventure.


Two interstellar traders foil a plot hatched by alien spies and locate a wandering planet whose mineral wealth is a source of unprecedented political power.


Saturn Game, The  (NESFA, 2010.)


Collection of usually unrelated short stories.


Saturn Game, The  (Tor, 1989, bound with Iceborn by Gregory Benford & Paul A. Carter.)


Novelet from 1981 about the use of role playing games as a protection against the tedium of interstellar flight.


Seven Conquests  (Collier, 1970, MacMillan, 1970, Panther, 1981, Baen, 1984.  Granada, 1981, as Conquests.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Shield  (Berkley, 1963, Dobson, 1965.)


Martians help a human develop a shield of invulnerability, but when he returns to Earth he finds himself hunted by competing forces who are determined to learn its secrets, even if he dies in the process.  He foils the secret police by getting in contact with the relatively liberal President.


Shield of Time, The  (Tor, 1990.)


A Time Patrol collection.


A half dozen adventures of Manse Everard and the Time Patrol, as they travel back to focal points in human history to prevent criminals from altering the course of history for their own benefit.


Sir Dominic Flandry: The Last Knight of Terra  (Baen, 2010.)


Collection of related stories.


Snows of Ganymede, The  (Ace, 1958, bound with War of the Wing-Men.  Magazine version 1954.)


A man sent to help with the terraforming of Ganymede discovers that the colonists have already begun to form factions. He discovers the nature of a plot, joins the criminal underground, and is instrumental in overthrowing the racist government.


Space Folk  (Baen, 1989.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Star Beast and Other Stories, The  (Armchair, ?)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Starfarers  (Tor, 1998.)


                An expedition sets out to investigate an intelligent radio signal sent from 60,000 lightyears away from the Earth.  After a series of adventures, they discover that the race they seek has abandoned star travel after misunderstanding its effects on the physical universe.


Star Fox, The  (Doubleday, 1965, Signet, 1966, Gollancz, 1966, Panther, 1968, Ace, 1978.)


Despite the intention of the human government to appease the alien Aleriona and cede to them a colony world, a determined man arms his starship and helps the besieged settlers keep their homes and their freedom.


Stars Are Also Free, The  (Tor, 1994.)  (Check title)


Anson Guthrie #2.


Solarian civilization struggles to throw off the domination of computer intelligences which are no longer functioning for humankind's benefit but for their own.  Fortunately, another AI at Alpha Centauri interferes with the plans of the computer minds centered in the solar system.


Starship  (Tor, 1982.)


Set in the Polesotechnic League universe.


Collection of loosely related stories.


Star Ways  (Ace, 1956, bound with City Under the Sea by Kenneth Bulmer. Avalon, 1956.  Ace, 1978, as The Peregrine.)


Crews of starships have evolved into a society of their own, separate from the planetbound because of the effects of time dilation.  But suddenly an unseen force is plucking gigantic star travelling ecologies out of space and no one knows what, or who, is responsible.  An unfriendly official from Earth finds himself caught in the middle.


Stone in Heaven, The  (Ace, 1979.)


A Flandry novel.


Despite his exertions on behalf of the Terran Empire, Flandry knows that its internal corruption has doomed it to fall.  An Admiral now, Flandry seeks to find love and honor in the midst of a general collapse.


Strangers from Earth  (Ballantine, 1961, Mayflower, 1964.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Tales of the Flying Mountains, The  (MacMillan, 1970, Collier, 1971, Tor, 1984.)


Collection of short stories dealing with the human colonization of the asteroid belt, and its role in the subsequent launching of the first interstellar flight.


Tau Zero  (Lancer, 1970, Doubleday, 1970, Gollancz, 1971, Coronet, ?, Ace, 1981, Easton, ?.)


An experimental interstellar flight takes a strange twist when the crew realizes that they have not anticipated the effects of space and time dilation and that they may outlive the universe itself.


There Will Be Time.  (Doubleday, 1972, Signet, 1973, Sphere, 1979.)


The protagonist discovers that he can mentally will himself to travel through time, both to the past and to the future.  After a number of exploratory voyages, he sets out to find others of his kind.


There Will Be Time &  The Dancer From Atlantis  (Signet, 1982.)




Three Worlds to Conquer  (Pyramid, 1964, Mayflower, 1966.)


Aliens living on Jupiter and a monomaniacal dictator ruling  over the human colony on Ganymede set the stage for this otherworld adventure.  Story alternates between the two cultures, using each to illuminate the other.


Time and Stars  (Doubleday 1964, Gollancz, 1964, MacFadden, 1965, Panther, 1966.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Time Patrol  (Tor, 1991.)


A Time Patrol collection.


Time Patrol  (Baen, 2006.)


                A Time Patrol collection, not the same as the 1991 Tor.


Time Patrolman  (Tor, 1983, Sphere, 1986.)


A Time Patrol novel.


A member of the Time Patrol struggles to preserve the original lines of human history in primitive Scandinavia. 


To Outlive Eternity and Other Stories  (Baen, 2007.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Trader to the Stars  (Doubleday, 1964, Gollancz, 1964, Berkley, 1966, Panther, 1967.)


A Nicholas Van Rijn adventure.


Collection of stories featuring the star travelling trader and the adventures and discoveries he makes on the worlds he visits.


Trouble Twisters  (Doubleday, 1966, Berkley, 1967,  Gollancz, 1967.)


A David Falkayn collection.


An energetic young interstellar trader encounters danger, mystery, and potential wealth on a variety of alien worlds.


Twilight World  (Torquil, 1961, Gollancz, 1962, Panther, 1964, Tor, 1983.)


In the aftermath of a nuclear war, normal humans and mutants struggle to find stability.  Unfortunately, newly risen powers are already returning to their old habits, and racial purity has become a deadly issue.  Culminates in the colonization of Mars by mutants.


Two Worlds  (Gregg, 1978.)


Omnibus containing Planet of No Return and World Without Stars.


Un-Man and Other Novellas  (Ace, 1962, bound with The Makeshift Rocket, also by Anderson. Dobson, 1972.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Van Rijn Method, The  (Baen, 2008.)


Part of the Polesotechnic League series.


Collection of related stories.


Vault of the Ages  (Holt, Rinehart & Winston, 1962, Avon Camelot, 1969, Gregg, 1979.)


An atomic war has reduced the world to barbarism.  The young hero of this young adult novel is falsely accused of witchcraft because of his interest in the pursuit of scientific knowledge and his discovery of a vault of devices from the past.


Virgin Planet.  (Avalon, 1959, Beacon, 1960, Mayflower, 1966, Paperback Library, 1970, Warner, 1973.)


A star traveler lands on a lost colony where the only inhabitants are women, who reproduce artificially.  He tries to explain the true state of affairs, but they are understandably skeptical of their "alien" visitor.


Virgin Planet & Star Ways  (Baen, 2000.)


                Omnibus of the two novels.


War of the Wing-Men  (Ace, 1958, bound with The Snows of Ganymede.  Dobson, ?, Sphere, 1976,Gregg, 1978.  Magazine version and 1978 Ace edition as The Man Who Counts.)


A Nicholas Van Rijn novel.


Three humans crashland on a planet whose food can only sustain them for a limited time.  In order to gain tranport to an offworld base, they have to find a way to bring to an end a war between two alien societies.


War of Two Worlds, The  (Ace, 1959, bound with Threshold of Eternity by John Brunner.  Dobson, 1970.  Magazine version titled Silent Victory.)


Mars wins an interplanetary war against Earth but the war actually masked another invasion, by shapechanging aliens from another star system.  A human who learns the truth struggles to alert the authorities without getting killed int he process.


We Claim These Stars  (Ace, 1959, bound with The Planet Killers by Robert Silverberg. Dobson, 1976.  Magazine title A Handful of Stars.)


A Flandry novel.


This time it's a telepath who poses a problem for the agent of the Terran Empire.  The telepath is planning to assassinate a key government official and will succeed unless Flandry can out-think someone who can read his thoughts.


Winners  (Tor, 1981.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Winter of the World, The  (Doubleday, 1975, Signet, 1976, Tor, 1995.)


Two rival nations struggle for supremacy in the midst of a global ice age.  One side turns out to be dominated by mutants who have adapted to the changing climate.


Winter of the World and The Queen of Air and Darkness  (Signet, 1983.)


Omnibus volume.


Witch of the Demon Seas (Armchair, 2015, bound with The Dark Other by Stanley Weinbaum. Magazine appearance 1951.)




Worlds of Poul Anderson, The  (Ace, 1974.)


Omnibus volume containing Planet of No Return, War of Two Worlds, and World Without Stars.


World Without Stars   (Ace, 1966, Dobson, 1975.  Magazine version, 1966, as The Ancient Gods.)


Near immortal survivors of a space crash on a world at the heart of the galaxy must find a way to communicate and interact with the indigent alien species.


Year of the Ransom, The  (Walker Millenium, 1983.)


A Time Patrol novel.


A conquistador steals a time machine and wreaks havoc in the fabric of time, while Manse Everard and the Time Patrol try to track him down and repair the damage.


Young Flandry  (Baen, 2010.)


Omnibus of Ensign Flandry, A Circus of Hells, and The Rebel Worlds.




Unicorn Trade, The  (Tor, 1984.)


Collection of unrelated stories.




Earthman's Burden  (Gnome Press, 1957, Avon Camelot, 1970, Avon, 1979.)


A Hoka book.


Collection of short stories involving cute little aliens who build mini-cultures that are spoofs of human cultures, books, and movies.


Hoka,  (Tor, 1983, Wallaby, 1983.)


A Hoka book.


More adventures of the diminutive aliens who are fascinated with human fiction.


Hoka! Hoka! Hoka!  (Baen, 1998.)


A Hoka book.


                Collection of related stories.


Hokas Pokas!  (Baen, 2000.)


A Hoka book.


                Collection of related stories.


Sound and the Furry, The  (SF Book Club, 2001.)


                The collected Hoka stories.


Star Prince Charlie  (Putnam, 1975, Berkley, 1976.)


A spoiled young scion of an aristocratic family travels among the stars to broaden his education and is sucked into the effort to overthrow a dictatorial usurper on a far world.




Inheritors of Earth  (Chilton, 1974, Pyramid, 1976.)


A superhuman with clairvoyant powers falls in love with a normal human in this dreary and depressing novel. 


ANDERSON, SYLVIA  (See collaboration with Gerry Anderson.)




Blood in the Water (Roc, 2016.)


Destroyermen #10.




Crusade  (Roc, 2008.)


Destroyermen #2.


In an alternate world, a human destroyer is involved in a war between Lemurians and a reptilian race.


Deadly Shores (Roc, 2014.)


Destroyernen #8.




Devil's Due (Roc, 2017.)


Destroymen #11.


More conflict between humans and reptiles on a hostile alternate world.


Distant Thunders  (Roc, 2010.)


Destroyermen #4.


Naval warfare in an alternate version of Earth.


Firestorm  (Roc, 2011.)


Destroyermen #6.


In an alternate world, the Japanese are allied with aliens.


Into the Storm  (Roc, 2008.)


Destroyermen #1.


A World War II destroyer finds itself in an alternate universe where humans never evolved.


Iron Gray Sea  (Roc, 2012.)


Destroymen #7.




Maelstrom  (Roc, 2009.)


Destroyermen #3.


More naval warfare in an alternate Earth.


Rising Tides  (Roc, 2011.)


Destroyermen #5.


A search for kidnappers in an alternate world.


Straits of Hell (Roc, 2015.)


Destroyermen #9.






Resisting Adonis  (Tesseract, 2000.)


                Because of a disaster resulting from genetic engineering, human physical perfection is punishable by death.


ANDERSON, WILLIAM  (See also Andy Anderson.)


Adam M-1  (Crown, 1964.)


Not seen.  Humanity as seen from the perspective of an artificial man.


Pandemonium on the Potomac  (Crown, 1966.)


Not seen.  Involves alien visitors from Venus in the aftermath of a nuclear war.


Penelope  (Crown, 1963, Pocket, 1965.)


Penelope #1.


The comical results of the friendship between a man and a talking dolphin.


Penelope, the Damp Detective  (Crown, 1964.)


Penelope #2.


Not seen.  Presumably more detectives of the dolphin human team.




Debris  (Angry Robot, 2010.)


Veiled Worlds #1.


A woman loses her high place in a far future Earth.


Suited  (Angry Robot, 2012.)


Veiled Worlds #2.






Gargantua  (Tor, 1998, from the screenplay by Ronald Parker.)


                A tropical paradise is troubled by a series of mysterious events, culminating in the appearance of a gigantic mutated creature from the depths of the ocean.


ANDREISSEN, DAVID  (See also D.C. Poyer.)


Star Seed  (Starblaze, 1982.)


                As the Earth faces destruction, humans attempt to survive by moving to the stars, and some of them are determined to bring dolphins along as well.


ANDREOPOULOS, SPYROS  (See collaboration with Eugene Dong.)




You've Got Murder  (Berkley, 2002.)


                An artificial intelligence solves a murder.


ANDREWS, KEITH WILLIAM  (Pseudonym of Andrew Keith and William H. Keith Jr., both of whom see.)


Freedom's Rangers  (Berkley, 1989.)


Freedom's Rangers #1.


The US has been successfully invaded by the Soviet Union.  But a secret project has developed a time machine which is used by an elite group of commandos to travel back in time and change the course of history.  For no particularly good reason, they try to assassinate young Adolf Hitler in this opening volume, while rival Russian time travels attempt to maintain the status quo.


Raiders of the Revolution  (Berkley, 1989.)


Freedom's Rangers #2.


Time travelers journey back to the American Revolution, which has been influenced by Soviet agents so that the English forces won and the colonies remained under their control.


Search and Destroy  (Berkley, 1990.)


Freedom's Rangers #3.


Not content with the derailment of their plans to reverse the course of the American Revolution by killing Washington, Soviet time travelers now introduce modern artillery to give the British the upper hand.  Predictably, heroic American agents save the day.


Sink the Armada!  (Berkley, 1990.)


Freedom's Rangers #5.


This time Soviet time travelers plan to crush America by ensuring it was never colonized by England.  To do so, they journey back to help the Spanish Armada defeat the British navy.


Snow Kill  (Berkley, 1991.)


Freedom's Rangers #6.


After a Nazi victory in WW2, the US resorts to time travel.


Treason in Time  (Berkley, 1990.)


Freedom's Rangers #4.


Time travelers journey to revolutionary Russia to thwart the Bolsheviks before they can seize power.  But the Soviets have a time machine as well, and they like the present just the way it is.


ANDREWS, LEWIS M.  (See collaboration with Marvin Karlins.)


ANDREWS, MARK  (Also writes Horror.)


Bomb Squad  (Leisure, 1977.)


Marginally SF.  After a rash of terrorist bombings in New York City, an announcement is made that the final blow will be the detonation of a nuclear weapon somewhere in the city.




Fireborn Chronicles, The  (Swimming Kangaroo, 2008.)


Minorities from various planets are moved to one where they are all intermixed.




Children's Crusade  (Abaddon, 2010.)


An Afterblight Chronicles novel.


Following a devastating plague, a group of children learn survival skills.


Operation Motherland  (Abaddon, 2009.)


An Afterblight Chronicles novel.




School's Out  (Abaddon, 2007.)


An Afterblight Chronicles novel.






Beg for Mercy  (Mira, 2007.)


Mercy Hollings #1.


A woman with the power to impose her will on others fears that it will get out of control.


ANGHELIDES, PETER  (See also collaboration which follows.)


Another Life  (BBC, 2007.)


A Torchwood novel.




Frontier Worlds  (BBC, 1999.)


A Doctor Who novel.


                A group of scientist experiments with genetic techniques that could blur the distinction between plants and animals.  Their efforts attract not only the Doctor but a mysterious creature who has other plans for their discovery.


Kursaal  (BBC, 1998.)


A Doctor Who novel.


                Conflict between ecologists trying to preserve evidence of an extinct species and promoters building a pleasure planet creates problems for the Doctor, particularly when he uncovers evidence that the extinct species may still survive.


Pack Animals  (BBC, 2008.)


A Torchwood novel.




Pest Control (BBC, 2008.)


A Doctor Who novel.






Ancestor Cell, The  (BBC, 2000.)


A Doctor Who novel.


                After being influenced by a cult of time traveling voodoo practitioners, the Doctor must investigate a gigantic artifact that has appeared in orbit around Gallifrey.




Dark Gold  (St Martins, 2006.)


                Marginal thriller about treasure hunters who encounter a giant, predatory manta.




Hell Kat  (Kensington, 2006.)


                Erotic novel set in a post-apocalyptic future.  


ANNANDALE, DAVID  (Also writes Horror.)


Death of Antagonis, The  (Black Library, 2013.)


A Warhammer novel.




Imperial Creed (Black Library, 2015.)


A Warhammer novel.




Last Wall, The (Black Library, 2016.)


A Warhammer novel.




Overfiend (Black Library, 2015.)


A Warhammer novel.




Ruinstorm (Black Library, 2018.)


A Warhammer novel.


Sons of Titan (Black Library, 2015.)


A Warhammer novel.




Tyrant Skies, The (Aconyte, 2023.)


A Marvel novel.


Dr. Doom battles the Red Skull.


Unburdened, The (Black Library, 2016.)


A Warhammer novel.


Military SF.


Yarrick: Chains of Golgotha  (Black Library, 2013.)


A Warhammer novel.




Yarrick: Pyres of Armageddon (Black Library, 2015.)


A Warhammer novel.






After the Battle of Dorking  (Maddick, 1871.)


                Future war pamphlet, sequel to The Battle of Dorking by G.T. Chesney, in which England regains its independence.


Amazing Revolution and After, An  (Allen, 1909.)


                A Utopian novel.


Annals of the Twenty Ninth Century  (Tinsley, 1874.)


                A Utopian novel.


Anticipation  (Lane, 1781.)


                Future history of a ruined Britain.


Battle of the Ironclads  (Palmer, 1871.)


                Future war pamphlet.


Battle of the Moy, The  (Sonnenschein, 1883.)


                The Irish successfully revolt against British rule.


Battle of Tomorrow, The  (Chappell, 1885.)


                Future war pamphlet.


Bombardment of Scarbro’ by the Russian Fleet in 1891, The  (Crown, 1889.)


                Future war pamphlet.


Darkness and Dawn  (Paul, 1884.)


                A Socialist Utopia.


Dawn of the Twentieth Century  (Remington, 1882.)


                A Utopian novel.


Dawn of the Twentieth Century, 1st of January, 1901, The  (Field & Tuer, 1888.)


                The British Empire dominated the future.


Decline and Fall of the British Empire  (Trischler, 1890.)


                Socialism ruins England.


Decline and Fall of the British Empire: A Brief Account, The  (Simpkin, 1905.)


                Political satire.


Down with England!  (Chapman & Hall, 1888.)


                France defeats England in a future war.


Eureka  (Longman, Rees, Orme, 1837.)


                Germany dominates a world in which England is a vanished power.  Believed to be by R.F. Williams.


Fifty Years Hence  (Bacon, 1877.)


                Pamphlet about the conquest of England by continental powers.


Gortschakoff and Bismarck  (Parker, 1878.)


                Future war pamphlet.


Great Britain in 1841  (Roake & Varty, 1831.)


                Near future political satire.


Great Was the Fall  (Long, 1912, as by A Naval Officer.)


                England comes to the aid of England in a war against Germany.


Hindenburg’s March into London  (Long, 1916.)


                Germany invades England.


History of the Sudden and Terrible Invasion of England by the French in May, 1852  (Bosworth, 1851.)


                Pamphlet designed to raise a warning about preparedness for war.


Imaginary History of the Next Thirty Years   (Sampson Low, 1857.)


                Future history.


In the Future  (Hampstead, 1875.)


                Europe unites under a single government.


Invasion of England, The  (Sampson Low, 1882.)


                Future war between Germany and England.


Last Man, The  (Dutton, 1806.)


                The end of the world.


Last Peer, The  (Newby, 1851.)


                Industrialization leads to widespread unemployment and the collapse of the monarchy in England.


Leaf from the Future History of England on the Subject of Reform in Parliament, A  (Roake & Varty, 1831.)


                Near future political satire.


Looking Ahead  (Henry, 1891.)


                A refutation of Looking Backward by Edward Bellamy.


Malthusian Affair, The


A Man from U.N.C.L.E. novel.


Published without an author, date, or publisher. Supposedly based on the script for a 1977 movie that was never made. Various superweapons.


Mummy, The!  (Colbourn, 1827.)


                Despite the title, this is SF set in the 22nd Century.


New Battle of Dorking, The  (Grant Richards, 1900.)


                A future war novel.


1945: A Vision  (Rivington, 1845.)


                Future war novel and the aftermath.


1975: A Tradition  (Simpkin & Marshall, 1876.)


                A history of the future.


One Thousand Eight Hundred and Twenty Nine  (Stockdale, 1819.)


                Future history of England.


Palingenesia  (Nisbet, 1884.)


                Utopian novel about a new monarchy dominating the world.


Radical Nightmare, A  (Field & Tuer, 1886.)


                Futuristic political satire.


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


                Women take over the world.


Red England  (Milne, 1909.)


                A socialist dystopia.


Revelations of the Dead Alive  (Simpkin & Marshall, 1824.)


                Futuristic satire.


Sack of London in the Great French War of 1901, The  (White, 1901.)


                Future war.


Second Armada, The  (Harrison, 1874.)


                Future war pamphlet.


Second Franco-German War and Its Consequences for England, A  (Simpkin, 1907.)


                Future war.


Simiocracy  (Blackwood, 1884.)


                Satire of the future.


Sixty Years Hence  (Newby, 1847.)


                Satire of the future.


Socialist Revolution of 1888, The  (Harrison, 1884.)


                Political satire issued as a pamphlet.


Star of the Morning  (Burleigh, 1906.)


                Satire about women’s rights.


2010  (Laurie, 1914.)


                Scientists turn the world into a Utopia.


What Happened After the Battle of Dorking  (Routledge, 1871.)


                Future war pamphlet, sequel to The Battle of Dorking by G.T. Chesney, in which England regains its independence.


When It Was Light  (Long, 1906.)


                A response to When It Was Dark by G. Thorne, in which the existence of Jesus was disproved.


When Woman Rules  (Long, 1923.)


                Women become the majority political power.




When Woman Reigns  (Pen in Hand, 1938.)


                Women become the dominant sex in the 26th Century.




Great Anglo-American War of 1900, The  (Stanford, 1896.)


                Future war novel.


ANSTEY, F.  (Also writes Fantasy.)


Time's Bargain.  (See Tourmalin's Time Cheques.)


Tourmalin's Time Cheques  (Greenhill, 1986. (J.W. Arrowsmith, 1891, also published as Time's Bargain, or Tourmalin's Cheque Book.)


An early time travel paradox story involving the use of stored time.




Proud Legions  (Jove, 2000.)


                Future war novel about North Korea invading the south, told from the point of view of some of the American troops stationed there.


ANTCZAK, STEPHEN L.  (See also collaboration which follows. Also writes Horror.)


Z-Files, The  (Big Blind, 2004)


                A spoof of the X-Files.




Eschersketch  (Big Blind, 2004.)


                Short story in pamphlet form about a building patterned on an Escher drawing.


ANTHONY, PATRICIA (Also writes Fantasy.)


Brother Termite  (Harcourt Brace, 1993, Ace, 1995, New English Library, 1995.)


An odd blend of satire and seriousness.  Aliens are in charge of the White House, and they have their hands full as war threatens to break out in Europe and Asia, and kidnappers are threatening human/alien relations.  The aliens are plotting to control humanity by affecting how we reproduce.


Cold Allies  (Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1993, Ace, 1994.)


World War III is underway and humanity seems determined to exterminate itself.  But then enigmatic aliens arrive, occasionally intervening on the battlefield, but with no clear purpose.  Are they here to save us, or hasten our departure?


Conscience of the Beagle  (First Books, 1993, Ace, 1995.)


A tough cop from Earth travels to the planet Tennyson to help them catch a group of terrorists.  But shortly after arriving, the Earthman begins to suspect that the government itself may be behind the attacks.


Cradle of Splendour  (Ace, 1996.)


Brazil's first space shot goes awry when its engines fail, but then a superscientific drive derived from alien technology takes over.  Other countries notice and exert military pressure on Brazil to release the secrets.


Eating Memories  (First Books & Old Earth Books, 1997, Ace, 1998.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


God's Fires  (Ace, 1996.)


Two angelic appearing aliens are stranded on Earth in the middle of the Inquisition.  The church authorities don't know whether to accept them as mortals, angels, or perhaps demons.


Happy Policeman  (Harcourt Brace, 1994, Ace, 1996, New English Library 1996.)


One town has been saved from a nuclear war by the intervention of aliens, who encased it in a force field.  Everything seems fine for the survivors, until one of their neighbor is murdered.  By humans or by the aliens?


ANTHONY, PIERS  (See also collaborations which follow. Also writes Fantasy and Horror.)


Alien Plot  (Tor, 1992.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Anthonology  (Tor, 1985, Grafton, 1986.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Balook  (Underwood-Miller, 1990, Ace, 1996.)


A prehistoric herbivore is recreated as part of a scientific experiment, but it escapes its compound for various adventures around the countryside.


Battle Circle  (Avon, 1978, Corgi, 1984.)


Battle Circle omnibus containing Sos the Rope, Var the Stick, and Neq the Sword.  (I always hoped there'd be a fourth volume called Ban the Bomb.)


But What of Earth?  (Tor, 1989.  See also collaboration of the same name with Robert Coulson.)


The original version of a novel published by Laser Books in 1976 as revised, without the author's permission, by Robert Coulson.  Earth has become heavily overpopulated and the only hope to relieve the pressure is colonization of a presumed uninhabited world circling another star, facilitated by matter transmitters.  Immigration becomes so popular that civilization back on Earth rapidly disintegrates.


Chaining the Lady  (Avon, 1978, Millington, 1978.)


Cluster #3.


An alien invasion force seems poised to defeat the cluster worlds, their armada helped by their ability to mentally occupy the bodies of their enemies.  A shapechanging woman pits her own powers against their entire force.


Chthon  (Ballantine, 1967, MacDonald, 1970, Berkley, 1975, Ace, 1987.)


Chthon #1.


Aton falls in love with a minionette, an articially engineered person designed to cater to warped sexual desires.  His determination to continue his involvement is in itself a crime, and the contradictions of their relationship forms the basis for a psychosexual crisis after he finds a way to escape from a prison world.


Cluster  (Avon, 1977. (Millington, 1979, as Vicinity Cluster.)


Cluster #1.


On a remote world where dinosaurs still roam the wilderness, an experiment is underway to transfer a discorporate personality to another form of existence.  The protagonist travels from world to world having various adventures in this mildly sexy saga.


Executive  (Avon, 1985.)


Bio of a Space Tyrant #4.


Hope Hubris is President of Jupiter and uses his power to ruthlessly crush criminals and political rivals.  Although his goal is justice, his tactics cause considerable unrest.  But he has a more devious plan, because he is also the head of the most organized movement aimed at his overthrow.


Ghost  (Tor, 1986.)


A starship captain grows appalled at the excesses of Earth, which has become an irrational dictatorship with a technology starved for new energy sources.  He sets out to explore the unknown reaches beyond the physical universe, and discovers ghostly worlds and star systems.


Hard Sell, The  (Tafford, 1990, Ace, 1993.)


Collection of related stories involving advertising in the future and the way in which it is used to sell colonization of Mars, robot services, and other things.


Hope of Earth, The  (Tor, 1997.)


Human History #3.


Another time travelling view of human history from prehistory to the present, this time concentrating on our apparent urge to self destruction.


Iron Maiden


Isle of Woman  (Tor, 1993.)


Human History #1.


An oddly constructed book that traces the same personalities through the entire course of human history, stopping to spotlight specific times from prehistory to the future.


Kirlian Quest  (Avon, 1978, Millington, 1978.)


Cluster #2.


A massive alien invasion fleet is en route to conquer the  Cluster.  A healer sets out on a grand tour of worlds to organize resistance while the woman he loves is in danger of execution for witchcraft.


Macroscope  (Avon, 1969, Sphere, 1972.)


The macroscope is a wondrous device that opens all of time and space to the handful of humans who have discovered it.  Juggles with large scale concepts including the transformation of the planet Neptune into a gigantic starship.


Mercenary  (Avon, 1984, Grafton, 1986.)


Bio of a Space Tyrant #2.


After escaping from slavery by space pirates, a young man rises in the ranks of the Jovian space force and indulges his personal vendetta against the bands of criminals who prey on the planet's colony moons.


Muse of Art  (Tor, 1999.)


Human History #4.


                Another panoramic view of human history from prehistoric times to the future.


Mute  (Avon, 1981, New English Library, 1984.)


An evil genius and his followers have secretly seized control of the master computer that governs the galaxy.  Opposed to them are a disparate group consisting of a mutant, a telepathic alien, and a sexy secret agent.  Their battle to free the human race from its unseen master takes them on a long journey across many worlds.


Neq the Sword  (Corgi, 1975.)


Battle Circle #3.


The empire which arose following a nuclear conflict is torn by internal strife and is on the verge of collapse.  Neq is a heroic warrior whose actions may decide the future of the entire human race.


Of Man and Manta  (Corgi, 1986.)


Cal omnibus containing Omnivore, Ox, and Orn.


Omnivore  (Ballantine, 1968, Faber, 1969, Corgi, ?)


Cal #1


A disparate team of investigators is sent to a planet dominated by giant funguses and other plantlife.  One of their number is a genetically altered superman, but even he finds himself at a loss to deal with a world filled with so many dangers, and with creatures who bridge the gap between plant and animal.


Orn  (Avon, 1971, Doubleday, 1971, Corgi, 1977.)


Cal #2.


An alien somewhat resembling an ostrich accompanies a team of humans as they explore a new world that has remarkable parallels to prehistorical Earth. 


Ox  (Avon, 1976, Doubleday, 1976, Corgi, 1977.)


Cal #3.


Three humans and a handful of alien allies travel through a dimensional gate to a world dominated by robots.  In their efforts to escape back to Earth, they encounter OX, a shapeless telepathic creature of immense power.


Phthor  (Berkley, 1975, Panther, 1978, Ace, 1987.)


Chthon #2.


The son of the protagonist of Chthon shares his fate, involvement with the artificially created minionettes.  Confined to a prison planet, he angers a discorporate intelligence that controls the entire world.


Politician  (Avon, 1985.)


Bio of a Space Tyrant #3.


Having made his reputation destroying space pirates, the improbably named Hope Hubris plans to become President of Jupiter.  But his political enemies kidnap and brainwash him in order to preserve their own grip on power.


Prostho Plus  (Berkley, 1973, Tor, 1986, Gollancz, 1971.)


Collection of short stories about Dr. Dillingham, dentist to aliens from around the universe.  Most are humorous.


Race Against Time  (Hawthorn, 1973, Tor, 1985.)


For Young Adults.  A teenager growing up in 1960's America begins to suspect that he is the subject of a mysterious experiment.  He learns that the human race has been largely supplanted by mutants, and that he is essentially an exhibit, a monument to the past.


Reality Check  (Pulpless, 1999, Write Way, 2001.)


                Two elderly people and their granddaughter find a house that allows them to travel through time and space, and have a series of adventures as they travel around the world and through time.


Refugee  (Avon, 1983, Grafton, 1986.)


Bio of a Space Tyrant #1.


A brother and sister flee from the colony on Callisto to Jupiter itself after a rich and powerful man pressures the young woman to have sex with him.  Their escape is hampered by an attack by space pirates, his sister is kidnapped, and the woman he loves killed.


Ring of Ice  (Avon, 1974, Millington, 1975.)


A disastrous experiment gone wrong destroys the moon and floods the Earth.  In the wreckage of civilization, a small group of humans struggle to survive and rebuild a viable society despite volcanoes, incessant storms, and human rivals.


Shame of Man, The  (Tor, 1994.)


Human History #2.


A reprise through different paths of the first in the series, this one tracing a pair of lovers as they exist in one time period after another, prehistory to our own future.


Sos the Rope  (Pyramid, 1968, Faber, 1970, Corgi, 1975, Paizo, ?.)


Battle Circle #1.


In a world devastated by nuclear war, a lone warrior deprived of his honor regains it through the use of a unique weapon, and progresses from warrior to leader of an emerging new power.


Statesman  (Avon, 1986.)


Bio of a Space Tyrant #5.


Having made the Solar System relatively safe and orderly once more, Hope Hubris leaves office in great disgrace, and sets out to make a new life for himself by leading the first expedition to the stars.


Steppe  (Millington, 1976, Tor, 1986, Paizo, ?.)


A human barbarian is kidnapped by representatives of a galactic civilization who wish to use him as a playing piece in a war game played out on a planet that resembles his homeland.  But the hero proves to be less predictable than expected.


Thousandstar  (Avon, 1980, Panther, 1984.)


Cluster #4.


In the aftermath of an intergalactic war, two humans compete with aliens to find the lost science of an extinct race one of whose ancient cities seems to be still functioning after the passage of eons.


Total Recall  (Avon, 1990, based on the script by Ronald Shusett, Dan O’Bannon, and Gary Goldman.  Morrow, 1989, Legend, 1990.)


Novelization of the film, based on Philip K. Dick's short story, "We Can Remember It For You Wholesale".  A presumably ordinary man has been programmed with artificial memories.  Is he really the leader of a rebellion on Mars?  And why is somebody trying to kill him if the memories are false?


Triple Détente  (DAW, 1974, Sphere, 1975, Tor, 1988. Expanded from "The Alien Rulers”.)


Humans have conquered an alien world and they in turn have conquered Earth.  As the war winds down, it becomes apparent that some force is provoking things to prevent peace, and the source is identified as a third, unsuspected, alien civilization.  An underlying theme is the reduction of overpopulation by arranged invasion.


Var the Stick  (Faber, 1972, Bantam, 1973, Corgi, 1975.)


Battle Circle #2.


Two new mini-nations have emerged following a nuclear war, and the ruler of one is infuriated when his heir apparent crosses him.  Var flees, but the long arm of Sos pursues him across the wasteland that was once a rich world.


Vicinity Cluster.  (See Cluster.)


Viscous Circle  (Avon, 1982, Panther, 1984.)


Cluster #5.


Humans are the villains this time, determined to wipe out a peaceful civilization in their desire to master the secrets of an alien civilization. 




But What of Earth?  (Laser, 1976.)


Anthony's manuscript was rewritten without his knowledge by Coulson at the publisher’s direction and he disavowed this book, which was later published in its original version by Tor.  Immigration to the stars leaves Earth's culture unstable.




Caterpillar's Question, The  (Ace, 1992.)


An art student is escorting a mute girl across country when they pass through a gateway to an alternate world where enigmatic aliens search for an object of great power, an object which might well be the speechless girl.




Dead Morn  (Tafford, 1990, Ace, 1994.)


Five centuries after a nuclear war destroyed the surface world, human civilization lives in tightly controlled underground cities.  When a man falls in love with a woman forbidden to him, he decides to alter the state of affairs by travelling back into the past and altering the course of the 20th Century.




Pretender  (Borgo, 1979, Tor, 1985.)


An alien energy creature crashlands on Earth in the time of ancient Babylon.  He occupies the body of a young slave and helps his new host find freedom in a barbaric world.




E.S.P. Worm, The  (Paperback Library, 1970, Tor, 1986.)


A repulsive telepathic alien has run away from home to Earth, and unless he's returned, his father intends to blow up the solar system.  Harold Prodkins is assigned to escort the youngster back, despite assassination attempts and the alien's firm intention not to return.


Ring, The  (Ace, 1968, MacDonald, 1969, Tor, 1986.)


An unfairly exiled man returns from the stars seeking vengeance on those who framed his father for a crime he didn't commit.  But Earth has developed the Ring to combat crime, a device which monitors its wearer's thoughts and actions and punishes with intense pain everything outside its programmed parameters.




Spider Legs  (Tor, 1998.)


                A giant sea spider, the size of an adult elephant, rises from the depths to pluck people from surface vessels, and eventually to raid along the coastline.  The creature has been created by an embittered scientist who believes the human race is not fit to survive.




Empress  (Ace UK, 2001.)


                A rousing space opera involving an effort to save an interstellar civilization from war and collapse.


ANTIEAU, KIM (Also writes Fantasy and Horror.)


Blossoms (Pulphouse, 1991.)


Short story paperback about a dying woman who finds relief from pain in freefall.


Gaia Websters, The  (Roc, 1997.)


After the fall of industrial civilization, a woman supports herself by healing people until a mysterious plot results in a man's death, apparently at her hand, and casts her adrift to discover the true nature of her powers.


ANTILLES, KEM  (Pseudonym of Kevin J. Anderson and Rebecca Moesta, whom see. Also writes Fantasy.)


Highest Score  (Minstrel, 1996.)


A Star Trek: Deep Space Nine novel.


For younger readers.  Jake and Nog compete in a virtual reality "game" only to discover that the game is the real thing and they can really get killed.


ANVIC, FRANK  (Pseudonym of Jory Sherman, who writes horror and suspense under his own name.)


Sex Savages, The  (Barclay House, 1974.)


Not seen.




Day the Machines Stopped, The  (Monarch, 1964.)


A misguided experiment causes all electrical instruments around the world to cease functioning.  Civilization is so based on its technology that the government and social order rapidly disintegrate and a handful of would-be dictators begin to consolidate their power.


Interstellar Patrol  (Baen, 2003.)


                Collection of mostly related stories.


Interstellar Patrol II: The Federation of Humanity  (Baen, 2005.)


                Collection of loosely related stories.


Pandora's Legions  (Baen, 2002.)


                The restored version of Pandora's Planet, along with a few associated short stories.


Pandora's Planet  (DAW, 1972, Doubleday, 1972.)


Earth has been conquered by the Centrans, rulers of a vast galactic empire. But the introduction of certain human creations - religious cults, advertising, etc. - has such a devastating effect on the rest of the universe that human enterpreneurs quickly become powerful figures.


Power of Illusion  (Baen, 2010.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Rx for Chaos  (Baen, 2009.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Steel, the Mist, and the Blazing Sun, The  (Ace, 1980.)


Although a nuclear war has reduced both the US and the USSR to virtually pre-industrial states, they continue to wage war for the control of Europe. 


Strangers in Paradise  (Tower, 1969.)


Interstellar Patrol #1.


Three short stories assembled into a novel about a roving exploring ship which crashlands on a colony world only to discover that its human population has undergone strange transformations in an environment that is totally hostile to  interlopers.


Trouble with Aliens, The  (Baen, 2006.)


                Collection of sometimes related stories.


Trouble with Humans, The  (Baen, 2007.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


War Games  (Baen, 2008.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Warlord's World  (DAW, 1975.)


Interstellar Patrol #2.


An intrepid space explorer finds himself tricked into helping one side in an endless planetary war, and ultimately resolves the conflict by switching bodies with a prominent local official.


ANZETTI, TONI  (Pseudonym of Ann Tonsor Zeddies, whom see.)


Riders of Leviathan  (Del Rey, 2001)


Typhon #2.


                A creature with godlike powers transforms the DNA of a group of colonists, who then must flee from an inimical lifeform.


Typhon's Children  (Del Rey, 1999.)


Typhon #1.


                Colonists on Typhon are concerned about the high rate of mutation and deformity among their children.  Then a planetary disaster puts them all in peril, and what was once a disadvantage proves not as great a barrier under these new conditions.




Time After Time  (?)


Time Travel #1.




Twice Upon a Time  (Carroll & Graf, 1988.)


Time Travel #2.


                A travel agency offers excursions into the past.




Death Master, The.  (See The Funhouse.)


Funhouse, The  (Ballantine, 1959. Popular Library, 1977, as The Death Master.)


Automation has transformed the world and no one has to work any more.  Amusement parks and games with real consequences have become popular pastimes and everything seems just hunky dory, at least until someone announces his intention of blowing up all the nuclear weapons in the world.  A satire.




Voice of Cepheus, The  (Del Rey, 1989.)


Scientists detect a message from space that clearly originates with extraterrestrials.  Using knowledge derived from the broadcasts, they create an experimental spaceship, but an accident leaves it helpless in space, its crew doomed unless the aliens take a hand.


APPLEGATE, K.A.  (Also writes Fantasy.)


Alien, The  (Scholastic, 1997.)


Animorphs #8.


A young alien is stranded on Earth and helps his human friends against an alien menace.


Andalite Chronicles, The  (Scholastic, 1997.)


An Animorph book.


                A story of the aliens who would later create the animorphs on Earth, and their battle against evil aliens.


Andalite's Gift, The  (Scholastic, 1997.)


Animorph Megamorph #1.


The animorphs try to go on vacation, but one of their members disappears and they're back in action once again.


Android, The  (Scholastic, 1997.)


Animorphs #10.


The animorphs investigate a kid who's been acting strangely and discover that he's not human.


Attack, The  (Scholastic, 1999.)


Animorphs #26.


                A new group of aliens get involved in the battle between the animorphs and the secret invaders of Earth.


Capture, The  (Scholastic, 1997.)


Animorphs #6.


Aliens using mind controlling parasites invade the Earth, opposed by children who can assume the shape of animals.


Change, The  (Scholastic, 1997.)


Animorphs #13.


                One of the shapechangers caught in the form of a hawk gets a chance to regain his humanity.


Conspiracy, The  (Scholastic, 1999.)


Animorphs #31.


                The teens must find a way to solve a problem involving the possessed parent of one of their friends.


Decision, The  (Scholastic, 1998.)


Animorphs #18.


                The latest expedition by the animorphs ends up with them stranded in space.


Departure, The  (Scholastic, 1998.)


Animorphs #19.


                One of the animorphs decides to resign just as someone threatens to reveal their existence.


Destination Unknown  (Apple, 2001.)


Remnants #2.


                A group of teenagers survive in space as Earth appears on the verge of being destroyed, but it appears that their own destiny is tied up with that of an alien force.


Discovery, The  (Scholastic, 1998.)


Animorphs #20


                A young boy discovers the device that created the animorphs, so he may have to join them in order to escape the aliens.


Elfangor's Secret   (Scholastic, 1999.)


Animorph Megamorph #3.


                The alien invaders have discovered the secret of time travel and will use it to conquer the planet if the animorphs can't stop them.


Encounter, The  (Scholastic, 1996.)


Animorphs #3.


A shapechanger remains in the form of a hawk for too long and may be stuck there permanently.


Escape, The  (Scholastic, 1998.)


Animorphs #15.


                One of the animorphs discovers his mother has been under the control of the alien invaders.


Experiment, The  (Scholastic, 1999.)


Animorphs #28.


                The alien invaders invent something that will rob humans of their will to be free.


Exposed, The   (Scholastic, 1999.)


Animorphs #27.


                The animorphs must go to the aid of their alien allies under the ocean.


Extreme, The  (Scholastic, 1999.)


Animorphs #25.


                The teens foil a plot by the aliens to build a new secret base near the North Pole.


First Journey, The  (Scholastic, 1999.)


An Animorph novel.


                The origin story of the animorphs, teenagers with the power to change shape thanks to alien technology.


Forgotten, The  (Scholastic, 1997.)


Animorphs #11.


                The animorphs steal a crashed alien spaceship in an attempt to prove that the Earth is being invaded, but instead they find themselves lost in time.


Hork-Bajir Chronicles, The  (Scholastic, 1998.)


An Animorphs book.


                The story of the opening of the war between two alien races which will eventually reach Earth and cause the creation of the animorphs.


Illusion, The  (Scholastic, 1999.)


Animorphs #33.


                The alien invaders have developed a way to force the animorphs to resume their original forms.


In the Time of the Dinosaurs  (Scholastic, 1998.)


Animorph Megamorph #2.


                While investigating a sunken submarine, the animorphs are sent back through time to the age of the dinosaurs.


Invasion, The  (Scholastic, 1996.)


Animorphs #1.


A group of children find a dying alien who warns them Earth is being invaded and that they must save the world by accepting the power to transform themselves physically into any earthly animal.


Mayflower Project, The  (Apple, 2001.)


Remnants #1.


                A giant asteroid is going to destroy the Earth, so a group of teenagers is chosen to escape in an experimental spaceship.


Message, The  (Scholastic, 1996.)


Animorphs #4.


A series of shared dreams lead the animorphs to discover a crashed spaceship under the ocean, so they assume the form of dolphins to rescue the crew.


Mutation  (Apple, 2002. Ghost written by Erica Ferencik.)


Remnants #5.


                A computer controlling a starship begins to malfunction.


Nowhere Land  (Apple, 2001.)


Remnants #4.


                Further adventures of the survivors of Earth in a starship as big as a planet.


Predator, The  (Scholastic, 1996.)


Animorphs #5.


The shapechanging protagonists encounter an alien with the ability to control minds.


Pretender, The  (Scholastic, 1998.)


Animorphs #23.


                A stranger claims to be a cousin of one of the teenagers, but his friends investigate and discover the truth.


Reaction, The  (Scholastic, 1997.)


Animorphs #12.


                One of the animorphs has lost control of her ability and finds herself shifting into animal form at unexpected and unfortunate times.


Reunion, The  (Scholastic, 1999.)


Animorphs #30.


                One of the animorphs believes that his mother has finally been freed of the alien that possessed her body.


Secret, The  (Scholastic, 1997.)


Animorphs #9


The aliens discover a secret that could help them defeat the animorphs and their alien friend.


Separation, The  (Scholastic, 1999.)


Animorphs #32.


                One of the shapechangers splits into two different beings during a transformation, one good and one evil.


Sickness, The  (Scholastic, 1999.)


Animorphs #29.


                A mysterious illness strikes down both the animorphs and their alien friend.


Solution, The  (Scholastic, 1998.)


Animorphs #22.


                The new member of the animorphs is determined to gain power over his companions.


Stranger, The  (Scholastic, 1997.)


Animorphs #7.


After transforming into roaches to foil an alien invasion, the animorphs must face the possibility of leaving Earth forever.


Suspicion, The  (Scholastic, 1998.)


Animorphs #24.


                Not seen.


Tales from Agribah: Aladdin  (Disney Press, 1995.)


Collection of related stories.


Them  (Apple, 2001.)


Remnants #3.


                Voyaging among the stars, a band of teenagers are fragmented by contact with an alien species.


Threat, The  (Scholastic, 1998.)


Animorphs #21.


                Just as the aliens are about to launch an attack on the leaders of Earth, the newest animorph begins acting erratically.


Underground, The  (Scholastic, 1998.)


Animorphs #17.


                The kids take risks when they discover that the aliens are vulnerable to oatmeal.


Unknown, The  (Scholastic, 1998.)


Animorphs #14.


                The animorphs pay a visit to a secret installation which supposedly is studying lifeforms from other worlds.


Visitor, The  (Scholastic, 1996.)


Animorphs #2.


Shapechanging human children battle against nasty alien invaders.


Warning, The  (Scholastic, 1998.)


Animorphs #16.


                Our heroes discover a web site that indicates others may know about the alien invasion of Earth.  Or is it just an elaborate trap?


APPLEMAN, M.J.  (See collaboration with Edmund Demaitre.)


APPLETON, VICTOR  (Note this is a house pseudonym.)


None of these titles have been read and many may not have SF elements.  The list is included here for reference only. Howard R. Garis is credited with having written virtually the entire series except where noted..


Tom Swift Among the Diamond Makers (1911-#7)

Tom Swift Among the Firefighters (1921-#24)

Tom Swift and His Aerial Warship (1915-#18)

Tom Swift and His Air Glider (1912-#12)

Tom Swift and His Airline Express (1926-#29)

Tom Swift and His Air Scout (1919-#22)

Tom Swift and His Airship (1910-#3)

Tom Swift and His Big Dirigible (1930-#33)

Tom Swift and His Big Magnet (1932-#35)

Tom Swift and His Big Tunnel (1916-#19)

Tom Swift and His Chest of Secrets (1925-#28)

Tom Swift and His Electric Locomotive (1922-#25)

Tom Swift and His Electric Rifle (1911-#10)

Tom Swift and His Electric Runabout (1910-#5)

Tom Swift and His Flying Boat (1923-#26)

Tom Swift and His Giant Cannon (1913-#16)

Tom Swift and His Great Oil Gusher (1924-#27)

Tom Swift and the Giant Telescope  (1939-#39) (Harriet Stratemeyer Adams)

Tom Swift and His Great Searchlight (1912-#15)

Tom Swift and His House on Wheels (1929-#32)

Tom Swift and His Magnetic Silencer (1941 -#40) (Harriet Stratemeyer Adams)

Tom Swift and His Motor Boat (1910-#2)

Tom Swift and His Motor Cycle (1910-#1)

Tom Swift and His Ocean Airport (1934-#37) (Harriet Stratemeyer Adams)

Tom Swift and His Photo Telephone (1914-#17)

Tom Swift and His Planet Stone (1935-#38) (Harriet Stratemeyer Adams)

Tom Swift and His Sky Racer (1911-#9)

Tom Swift and His Sky Train (1931-#34)

Tom Swift and His Submarine Boat (1910-#4)

Tom Swift and His Talking Pictures (1928-#31)

Tom Swift and His Television Detector (1933-#36) (Harriet Stratemeyer Adams)

Tom Swift and His Undersea Voyage (1920-#23)

Tom Swift and His War Tank (1918-#21)

Tom Swift and His Wireless Message (1911-#6)

Tom Swift and His Wizard Camera (1912-#14)

Tom Swift in the Land of Wonders (1917-#20)

Tom Swift Circling the Globe (1927-#30)

Tom Swift in Captivity (1912-#13)

Tom Swift in the Caves of Ice (1911-#8)

Tom Swift in the City of Gold (1912-#11)


APPLETON, VICTOR  (New series under a house pseudonym following the Victor Appleton II series which follows. Actual authors, where known, are shown for each title.)


Alien Probe  (Wanderer, 1981.)  (Sharman DiVono & William Rotsler.)


Tom Swift #3.


An alien device is found on Jupiter and returned to Earth, where it is subsequently stolen.  Tom Swift and company follow the thieves through a cave system and then through space.


Aquatech Warriors  (Archway, 1991.)  (Debra Doyle & James D. MacDonald.)


Tom Swift New Series #6.


Ships are disappearing in the Bermuda Triangle and Tom Swift discovers a plot by an evil genius cleverly disguised as an undersea monster.


Ark Two  (Wanderer, 1982.)


Tom Swift #7.


An ecological station in space is attacked and some of its equipment stolen, so Tom Swift and company set off in pursuit, despite an attack by another spaceship and the possibility that aliens are involved.


Astral Fortress, The  (Wanderer, 1981.)  (Sharman DiVono & William Rotsler.)


Tom Swift #5.


An evil industrialist captures Tom Swift and his friends, and tries to steal from them the secret of interstellar travel.  They escape, but crashland on an alien planet filled with monsters.


Black Dragon, The  (Archway, 1991.)  (Bill McCay.)


Tom Swift New Series #1.


Tom's latest invention, an antigravity skateboard, has fallen into the clutches of an evil villain who plans to turn it into a superweapon.


City in the Stars, The  (Wanderer, 1981.)  (Sharman DiVono & William Rotsler.)


Tom Swift #1.

A wave of sabotage disrupts the efforts by Tom Swift to develop a new engine that will allow travel between galaxies.  He suspects a scientist employed by a rival corporation.


Crater of Mystery  (Wanderer, 1983.)  (Mike McQuay.)


Tom Swift #8


Two alien races on a single planet are engaged in war, apparently provoked by an outside force.  Tom Swift arrives to investigate, stop the weapons trafficking, and bring an end to the fighting.


Cyborg Kickboxer  (Archway, 1991.)  (Steven Grant.)


Tom Swift New Series #13.


Tom invents an exoskeleton to train a friend as a kickboxer, but an unscrupulous rival steals the secret, which has the power to alter personalities as well as muscles.


Death Quake  (Archway, 1993.)


Tom Swift New Series #12.


A device which allows one to read the brain waves of others is the key to uncovering a terrorist plot to provoke a devastating earthquake that will wreak havoc with the West Coast.


DNA Disaster, The  (Archway, 1991.)  (F. Gwynplaine MacIntyre.)


Tom Swift New Series #4.


His latest invention, a device which opens a rift in time, backfires, transforming animals and people into their prehistoric ancestors.


Fire Biker  (Archway, 1992.)


Tom Swift New Series #9.


A vigilante steals the secret of invisibility and a radically advanced vehicle from Tom Swift, who must track down the thief before something terrible happens.


Gateway to Doom  (Wanderer, 1983.)  (Robert Vardeman.)


Tom Swift #9


Tom is framed for a series of solar flares that were actually engineered by a corporation seeking control of space commerce.  But their machinations backfire and threaten to destroy the entire solar system.


Invisible Force, The  (Wanderer, 1983.)


Tom Swift #10.


In order to avoid crashing onto a strange world, Tom uses a new invention to travel to another dimension.  But the planet he reaches there is equally hostile to human interlopers.


Microbots, The  (Archway, 1992.)


Tom Swift New Series #8.


An experiment with nanotechnology backfires and Tom is shrunk to the size of an insect, forced to fight for his life in a world suddenly filled with dangers.


Mind Games  (Archway, 1992.)


Tom Swift New Series #10.


Someone sabotages a new virtual reality device Tom has invented, and when he tries to use it, he finds himself literally inside a popular role playing game.


Monster Machine  (Archway, 1991.)  (Debra Doyle & James D. MacDonald.)


Tom Swift New Series #5.


A villainous arms dealer covets Tom's latest invention, an all terrain vehicle that can travel on the ground, in the air, and even in outer space.


Moonstalker  (Archway, 1992.)


Tom Swift New Series #7.


When an artificial object is spotted orbiting the Earth, a space shuttle is launched, but it's all part of a plan to trap Tom Swift on the moon.


Mutant Beach  (Archway, 1992.)


Tom Swift New Series #11.


Tom's experiments in stimulated growth get him into trouble when a giant squid and equally oversized shark show up, but Tom suspects that someone else is responsible for their appearance.


Negative Zone, The  (Archway, 1991.)  (Bill McCay.)


Tom Swift #13.


Tom’s creation of a miniature black hole misfires when he loses control and is switched with a criminal mastermind alternate version of himself from an alternate universe.


Planet of Nightmares   (Wanderer, 1984.)


Tom Swift #11.


Tom Swift and friends investigate the disappearance of the entire human population of a mining colony.


Quantum Force  (Archway, 1993.)


Tom Swift New Series #13.


A megalomaniac steals Tom's experimental force field to use in outfitting an army of world conquest.


Rescue Mission, The  (Wanderer, 1981.)  (Sharman DiVono & William Rotsler.))


Tom Swift #6.


On a planet ruled by robots, Tom and his friends attempt to convince the mechanical intelligences to allow the few surviving aliens to live.


Terror on the Moons of Jupiter  (Wanderer, 1981.)  (Sharman DiVono & William Rotsler.)


Tom Swift #2.


A spy uses a plague as a weapon in his efforts to beat Tom Swift's friends, who are out to secure treasure troves of minerals found in the moons of Jupiter. 


Tom Swift and the Undersea Raiders  (Archway, 1992.)  (John Gregory Betancourt.)


Tom Swift #?


Not seen.  This book may not have appeared.


War in Outer Space  (Wanderer, 1981.)  (Sharman DiVono & William Rotsler.)


Tom Swift #4.


Tom Swift's new starship carries him to a planet where a peaceful insectlike race is being preyed upon by warlike humanoids.  To no one's surprise, he decides to intercede and bring the war to an end.


APPLETON, VICTOR II  (Note this is a house pseudonym and there are many other titles from various publishers in this series. Note that the Tempo editions do not follow the original numbering.)  


The following authors are generally believed to be associated with the series numbers as shown below.


Almquist, John:  2,3

Buranelli, Vincent 33

Dougherty, William:  1

Lawrence, Jim (5-7, 9-29)

McKenna, Richard:  31, 32

Mulvey, Thomas:  8, 30

Sklar, Richard:  4


Tom Swift and His 3-D Telejector  (Grosset & Dunlap, 1964.)


Tom Swift #24.


Tom Swift and His Aquatomic Tracker   (Grosset & Dunlap, 1964.)


Tom Swift #23.


Tom Swift and His Atomic Earth Blaster  (Grosset & Dunlap, 1954.)


Tom Swift #5.


Tom Swift and His Cosmotron Express  (Grosset & Dunlap, 1970.)


Tom Swift #32.


Tom Swift and His Deepsea Hydrodome  (Grosset & Dunlap, 1958.)


Tom Swift #11.


Tom Swift and His Diving Seacopter  (Grosset & Dunlap, 1956.)


A rival tries to sabotage Tom Swift's space project by trapping him under the ocean.  Ends with the first encounter with alien, though not intelligent, life.


Tom Swift #7.


Tom Swift and His Dyna-4 Capsule  (Grosset & Dunlap, 1969.)


Tom Swift #31.


Tom Swift and His Electronic Retroscope  (Grosset & Dunlap, 1959.)


Tom Swift #14.  (1972 paperback edition as Tom Swift in the Jungle of the Mayas)


In the jungles of Mexico, Tom finds an inscription which appears to be a message from outer space.  After various adventures, he discovers that an alien race visited the world thousands of years earlier.


Tom Swift and His Flying Lab  (Grosset & Dunlap, 1954., Tempo, 1977.)


Tom Swift #1.


The young creator of a flying laboratory pits his wits against an evil scientist.


Tom Swift and His G-Force Inverter  (Grosset & Dunlap, 1968.)


Tom Swift #30.


Tom Swift and His Giant Robot  (Grosset & Dunlap, 1954, Tempo, 1977.)


Tom Swift #4.


Tom pits his own giant robot against another created by an evil mastermind.


Tom Swift and His Jetmarine  (Grosset & Dunlap, 1954, Tempo, 1977.)


Tom Swift #2


Tom battles spies and a giant squid as he tests his superpowered submarine.


Tom Swift and His Megascope Space Prober  (Grosset & Dunlap, 1962.)


Tom Swift #20.


Tom Swift and His Outpost in Space.  (See Tom Swift and His Sky Wheel.)


Tom Swift and His Polar-Ray Dynasphere  (Grosset & Dunlap, 1965.)


Tom Swift #25.


Tom Swift and His Repellatron Skyway   (Grosset & Dunlap, 1963.)


Tom Swift #22.


Tom Swift and His Rocket Ship  (Grosset & Dunlap, 1954, Tempo, 1977.)


Tom Swift #3.


Predictable accidents and a villainous rival plague Tom's attempt to launch a rocketship and successfully complete an orbital flight.


Tom Swift and His Sky Wheel  (Tempo, 1977.  Grosset & Dunlap, 1955 as Tom Swift and His Outpost in Space.)


Tom Swift #6.


A saboteur threatens the future of a space station newly set in orbit around Earth.


Tom Swift and His Sonic Boom Trap  (Grosset & Dunlap, 1965.)


Tom Swift #26.


Tom Swift and His Space Solatron  (Grosset & Dunlap, 1958.)


Tom Swift #13.


Tom Swift and His Spectromarine Selector  (Grosset & Dunlap, 1959.)


Tom Swift #15.  (1972 edition as Tom Swift and the City of Gold.)


Tom Swift and friends battle a gang of foreign agents to be the first to explore a long lost city buried beneath the ocean.


Tom Swift and His Sub-Ocean Geotron  (Grosset & Dunlap, 1966.)


Tom Swift #27.


Tom Swift and His Triphibian Atomicar  (Grosset & Dunlap, 1962.)


Tom Swift #19.


Tom Swift and His Ultrasonic Cycloplane  (Grosset & Dunlap, 1957.)


Tom Swift #10.


Tom Swift and the Asteroid Pirates  (Grosset & Dunlap, 1963.)


Tom Swift #21.


Tom Swift and the Captive Planetoid  (Grosset & Dunlap, 1967.)


Tom Swift #29.


Tom Swift and the City of Gold.  (See Tom Swift and His Spectromarine Selector.)


Tom Swift and The Cosmic Astronauts  (Grosset & Dunlap, 1960.)


Tom Swift #16.


Efforts to harness the power of the sun through orbiting energy collectors are hindered by the plotting of an evil genius.


Tom Swift and the Electronic Hydrolung  (Grosset & Dunlap, 1962.)


Tom Swift #18.


Tom Swift and the Galaxy Ghosts  (Grosset & Dunlap, 1971.)


Tom Swift #33.


Tom Swift and the Mystery Comet  (Grosset & Dunlap, 1966.)


Tom Swift #28.


Tom Swift and the Visitor from Planet X  (Grosset & Dunlap, 1961.)


Tom Swift #17.


A robotic spy is used to interfere with Tom Swift's plan to forge an alliance with a visitor from another planet.


Tom Swift in the Caves of Nuclear Fire  (Grosset & Dunlap, 1956, Tempo, 1977.)


Tom Swift #8.


In the jungles of South America, Tom stumbles over a hidden vein of radioactive ore.


Tom Swift in the Jungle of the Mayas.  (See Tom Swift and His Electronic Retroscope.)


Tom Swift in the Race to the Moon  (Grosset & Dunlap, 1958.)


Tom Swift #12.


Tom Swift on the Phantom Satellite  (Grosset & Dunlap, 1956.)


Tom Swift #9.


Tom Swift battles spies and the military of another nation for control of a newly found satellite.


ARCH, E.L (Pseudonym of Rachel Cosgrove Payes, who also writes under that name.)


Bridge to Yesterday  (Avalon, 1953.)


A reporter from Earth tracks a mysterious man who disappeared in the jungles of Ganymede after claiming to have found a cure for cancer.


Deathstones, The  (Avalon, 1964.)


Not seen.


Double Minded Man, The  (Avalon, 1966.)


                A plague of doppelgangers surrounds an installation dedicated to decoding messages from the stars.


First Immortals, The  (Avalon, 1965.)


A detective from Earth travels to a far system to investigate the attempted murder of an immortal.


Man With Three Eyes, The  (Avalon, 1967.)


An innocent young man is inadvertently the instrument of an alien plot against a human woman when he impulsively sticks an artificial eye on her forehead.  A rather disjointed variation of the alien invasion story.


Planet of Death  (Avalon, 1964.)


A doctor joins an expedition to a waterworld and becomes obsessed with the local natives.




Aftershock  (Minstrel, 1998.)


Mindwarp #6.




Alien Blood  (Minstrel, 1997.)


Mindwarp #2.


                When she miraculously survives an accident in which she should have drowned, a girl discovers that she has extraordinary physical powers, including the ability to exist underwater indefinitely.


Alien Scream (Minstrel, 1997.)


Mindwarp #3.


                Not seen.


Alien Terror  (Minstrel, 1997.)


Mindwarp #1.


                A young boy in a town rumored to have been the site of an alien landing discovers that he has unsuspected skills in combat.  And someone is after him.  Is he a human being, or is he an alien?


Face the Fear  (Minstrel, 1998.)


Mindwarp #8.


                The heroes have to infiltrate an alien base, steal a time machine, travel back from our future to prevent a catastrophe that left the planet in shambles.


Flash Forward  (Minstrel, 1998.


Mindwarp #7.


                Kids steal a flying saucer and eventually return to Earth, only to find they have arrived in a future in which the aliens have taken over.


Out of Time  (Minstrel, 1998.)


Mindwarp #9.




Second Sight  (Minstrel, ?)


Mindwarp #4.




Shape-Shifter  (Minstrel, ?)


Mindwarp #5.




ARCHER, NATHAN  (Pseudonym of Lawrence Watt-Evans, whom see.  See also collaboration with Kurt Busiek.)


Cold War  (Bantam, 1997.  Millennium, 1998.)


A Predator novel.


A team of predators lands in Siberia and begins killing Russian soldiers.  A reluctant American police detective teams up with a beautiful and resourceful Russian soldier to drive them off the Earth.


Concrete Jungle  (Bantam, 1995, Millenium, 1995.)


A Predator Novel.


The brother of the hero of the original movie faces another dangerous alien, this time in Manhattan.  The alien singles him out and marks him with a radio transmitter as it hunts other prey from among police and criminals alike.


Martian Deathtrap  (Del Rey, 1996.)


A Mars Attacks novel.


                Giant insects and other dangers menace a group of humans after the Martians decide to invade the Earth.  Based on the comic book series rather than the film.


Ragnarok  (Pocket, 1995.)


A Star Trek: Voyager novel.


A possible way home for the lost starship turns into a giant trap when Voyager finds itself caught between two warring races, both of whom consider the newcomers hostile interlopers.


Valhalla  (Pocket, 1995.)


A Star Trek: Deep Space Nine novel.


An alien with an advanced starship seizes control of Deep Space Nine amidst rumors that the Cardassians are about to reoccupy the planet Bajor and expel the Federation from the region.


ARCHER, RON  (Pseudonym of Ted White.  See collaboration with Dave Van Arnam.)


ARCOT, ROGER (Pseudonym of Robert Donald Locke.)


Timeless Man, The  (Armchair, 2018, bound with Enemy of the Qua by Dwight V. Swain. Magazine appearance 1956.)


An intelligence from the far future tries to change history.




This Suitcase Is Going to Explode  (Doubleday, 1972, Crest, 1976.)


A mad scientist develops nuclear weapons the size of small suitcases and a terrorist group plants one in each major city in the US. 




World’s Beginning  (Hamilton, 1945.)


                A chemical company transforms the United States into a near Utopia.




Dayfall (Tor, 2018.)


Detective story in a post nuclear war New York.




New Atlanteans, The  (Scirea, 1995.)


A team of spacegoing garbagemen find an orbiting artifact of the Atlantean civilization.  Activating it attracts the attention of a powerful being whose existence is a threat to the future of the entire world.


ARLEN, MICHAEL  (Also writes Horror.)


Hell, Said the Ducchess  (Heinemann, 1934.)


                A serial killer in a near future, Fascist Britain.


Man's Mortality  (Heinemann, 1933.)


The world is governed by a gigantic corporation until the revolution comes.


ARMSTRONG, ANTHONY  (See collaboration with Bruce Graeme. Also writes Fantasy and Horror.)


ARMSTRONG, CAMPBELL  (See novel listing published originally as by Campbell Black.)




After the Zap  (Questar, 1987.)


During a nuclear war, a bomb is detonated so powerful that it affects the mental processes of everyone left on Earth.  The survivors are now fractured into various groups, each with different mental powers.  The protagonist, one of the few who can still read, must find a way to change the course of human history or see his species become extinct.


Agviq  (Questar, 1990.)


Most of the civilized world has been destroyed in a nuclear exchange.  In the Arctic, the Inupiaq tribe still survives, trying to wed what technology they have managed to preserve with the older ways that have ensured their people could survive in a hostile environment.  Two outsiders who sheltered with them try to make sense of the aftermath.


Hidden War, The  (TSR, 1994.)


                A man becomes a soldier in order to avoid serving the rest of a prison service.  In that new role, he is serving the human empire in its war against rebellious colonies when he discovers a closely held secret that makes him reconsider his loyalties.




Gray's Anatomy, The  (Serpent's Tail, 2001.)


                Contact with an alien species has a disturbing effect on human civilization because the aliens talk so frankly and compulsively about sex.


ARNASON, ELEANOR  (Also writes Fantasy.)


Changing Woman  (AvoNova, 1992. )


Part 2 of A Woman of the Iron People, which see.


Hwarhath Stories (Aqueduct, 2016.)


Collection of loosely related stories.


In the Light of Sigma Draconis  (AvoNova, 1992.)


Part 1 of A Woman of the Iron People, which see.


Mammoths of the Great Plains  (PM, 2010.)


Alternate history in which mammoths exist in Revolutionary America.


Ring of Swords  (Tor, 1993, Orb, 1995, Aqueduct, 2018.)


Humans and an alien species are engaged in a devastating war, largely because of a mutual misunderstanding of the customs of the other side.  The aliens practice rigid gender separation, including homosexuality, and view human "equality" of the sexes as a dangerous aberration.  The protagonist finds herself representing humans in a debate that may seal their fate.


Tomb of the Fathers (Aqueduct, 2010.)


Humorous planetary romance on a supposedly abandoned world.


To the Resurrection Station  (Avon, 1986.)


A young woman on a remote colony world is involuntarily betrothed.  Her quest for a solution carries her and a robot companion across the stars to find a supposed immortality machine rumored to exist on old Earth.


Woman of the Iron People, A  (William Morrow, 1991.  AvoNova published this in two volumes as Changing Woman and A Woman of the Iron People.)


An interstellar explorer ship leaves an Earth where the ecosystem is hopelessly damaged.  They encounter a primitive alien species and clandestinely follow their progress.  The interaction of one scientist and an outcast alien shapes the future of both species.


ARNESON, D.J.  (Also writes Horror.)


Strange Monster Stories  (Watermill, 1979.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Strange UFO Stories  (Watermill, 1979.)


Collection of unrelated stories.




Aliens Are Here, The  (Watermill, 1980.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Black Star Chronicles  (Watermill, 1981.)


A scientifically illiterate space adventure aimed at younger readers involving space pirates.


Haunted Planet, The  (Watermill, 1980.)


Collection of very bad unrelated stories.


ARNETT, MINDEE  (Also writes Horror.)


Avalon (Balzer & Bray, 2014.)


Seagrave #1.


Teenage soldiers uncover an interstellar conspiracy.


Polaris (Balzer & Bray, 2015.)


Seagrave #2.




ARNETT, ROBERT  (Pseudonym of Rog Phillips, whom see.)


Empire of Evil  (Armchair, 2011, bound with The Sign of the Tiger by Alan E. Nourse and J.A. Meyer. Magazine appearance 1951.)


A spy travels to Venus to foil a gang of pirates.


ARNOLD, EDWIN LESTER  (Also writes Fantasy.)


Gulliver of Mars  (Brown Langham & Co, 1905 and New English Library, 1976, as Lieutenant Gulliver Jones: His Vocation.  Ace, 1964, Arno, 1975, Wildside, 2002 as Gulliver of Mars.  University of Nebraska, 2003, as Gullivar of Mars.)


A swashbuckling adventure among the ruined cities of an impossible Mars which may well have helped inspire Edgar Rice Burroughs some years later.  The protagonist must risk a variety of dangers to save the beautiful princess.


Lieutenant Gulliver Jones: His Vocation. ( See Gulliver of Mars.)




Darth Maul’s Revenge  (Random House, 2000.)


A Star Wars book.


                For younger readers.  Darth Maul searches for Queen Amidala.




Big One, The  (Zebra, 1990.)


A reporter discovers a secret plot to conceal knowledge of an unprecedentedly powerful earthquake which is about to strike and utterly destroy Los Angeles.  A marginally SF political thriller.


ARROW, WILLIAM  (House pseudonym.  See also individual authors.)


Escape from Terror Lagoon  (Ballantine, 1976.  (Donald J. Pfeil.)


Return to the Planet of the Apes #2


Novelization of three episodes from the Planet of the Apes television series.


Man, the Hunted Animal  (Ballantine, 1976.)  (William Rotsler.)


Return to the Planet of the Apes #3


Novelization of three episodes from the Planet of the Apes television series.


Visions from Nowhere   (Ballantine, 1976.) (William Rotsler.)


Return to the Planet of the Apes #1


Novelization of three episodes from the Planet of the Apes television series.


ARTHUR, KERI (Also writes Horror.)


City of Light (Signet, 2016.)


Outcast #1.


Monsters from other realities invade Earth.


Winter Halo (Signet, 2016.)


Outcast #2.


Gates between realities have opened.


ASARO, CATHERINE  (Also writes Fantasy.)


Alpha  (Baen, 2006.)


Alpha #2.


                An android woman has adventures in the future.


Ascendant Sun  (Tor, 2000.)


Skolian Empire #5.


                After escaping enslavement on a distant world, an aristocrat returns to his home system to find that the government has fallen, some of its leaders are missing, and rule is now in the hands of a rival force from Earth.  He takes refuge on a merchant ship but is eventually discovered and enslaved once again, although this time he manages to escape much more quickly. 


Aurora in Four Voices  (IsFic, 2011.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Bronze Skies, The (Baen, 2017.)


Major Bhajaan #1.


Private eye on a distant world.


Carnelians  (Baen, 2012.)


Skolian Empire #15.




Catch the Lightning  (Tor, 1996.)


Skolian Empire #2.


After a chance encounter with a man from another world and time, a  young woman from our era is transported to the far future as part of a devious plot to undermine the authority of a repressive interstellar empire.


City of Cries, The  (Baen, 2011.)


Skolian Empire #14.




Diamond Star  (Baen, 2009.)


Skolian Empire #13.


A rock star has adventures in an interstellar society.


Final Key, The  (Tor, 2005.)


Skolian Empire #11/Triad #2.


                A schism in the hierarchy of the Empire leaves them vulnerable to their long time enemies.


Last Hawk, The  (Tor, 1997.)


Skolian Empire #3.


                A space pilot crashlands on an isolated world ruled by women where he leads an uneasy existence for many years awaiting rescue.  His captors eventually fall in love with him, providing the key for his release.


Moon's Shadow, The  (Tor, 2003.)


Skolian Empire #8.


                Two powerful men find themselves in opposition concerning the future of the empire, and civilization faces war unless the conflict can be resolved.


Phoenix Code, The  (Bantam, 2000.)


                Two scientists are taken captive by an experimental robot.


Primary Inversion  (Tor, 1995.)


Skolian Empire #1.


Three human empires contend for control of the galaxy, and the balance of power may depend on the love affair between two telepaths from rival sides.  Space opera with psi and high tech computer wizardry.


Quantum Rose, The  (Tor, 2000.)


Skolian Empire #6.


                In order to gain assistance for the people of the backwater planet she governs, an aristocrat arranges her own marriage to a powerful nobleman.  Before it can be consummated, events force her to marry another, a mysterious man from outside known space.


Radiant Seas, The  (Tor, 1998.)


Skolian Empire #4.


                The heirs to the thrones of two interstellar empires find themselves in trouble again when external forces hope to seize them and use them to gain dominance.


Ruby Dice, The  (Baen, 2008.)


Skolian Empire #12.


Politics and romance in an interstellar empire.


Schism  (Tor, 2004.)


Skolian Empire #10/Triad #1.


                A novel set in the early days of the Skolian Empire, with another love affair interfering with interplanetary politics.


Skyfall  (Tor, 2003.)


Skolian Empire #9.


                An impetuous love affair on a distant world causes an interstellar war.


Spherical Harmonic  (Tor, 2001.)


Skolian Empire #7.


                In the aftermath of an interstellar war, a noble family finally begins to draw together and plan their return to power.


Sunrise Alley  (Baen, 2004.)


Alpha #1.


                A woman is on the run through a near future world, accompanied by a criminal and pursued by a relentless enemy.


Undercity (Baen, 2014.)


Major Bhajaan #1.


A private detective working in the Skolian Empire.


Vanished Sea, The (Baen, 2021.)


Major Bhajaan #3.


An ex-space soldier works as a detective.


Veiled Web, The  (Bantam, 1999.)


                A ballerina becomes romantically entangled with a Moroccan computer expert who has developed a new technology of great potential value.  She begins to suspect his motives, however, when he invites her to Morocco, and she finds herself virtually a prisoner in his house, and the target for ruthless rivals.




Journey to Terezor  (Holiday House, 1989.)


                A family is kidnapped by aliens and taken to another planet where they find other human prisoners.




Conditioned for Space  (Ward Lock, 1956, Digit, 1961.)


A man suspended in time after he crashes in the Arctic emerges in the future and discovers that Earth is part of an interplanetary civilization filled with warriors and monsters.


ASH, FENTON  (Pseudonym of Frank Aubrey, whom see.)


By Airship to Ophir  (Shaw, 1911.)


Not seen.


Radium Seekers, The  (Pitman, 1905.)


Not seen.


Trip to Mars, A  (Chambers, 1909, Arno, 1975.)


Not seen.




Company Town (Angry Robot, 2014.)


Serial killing in a world where everyone is bioengineered.




Act of God  (Leisure, 1971. Magazine version 1952. Armchair, 2020, bound with The Chemically Pure Warriors by Allen Kim Lang.)


Two groups have discovered the secret of immortality, a mixed blessing, particularly since one is a religious cult bent on world domination.




Africa Zero  (Cosmos, 2006.)


Adventures in a future Africa.


Brass Man  (Tor, 2006.)


A Polity novel.


                An interstellar detective crosses paths with a cyborg killing machine.


Cowl  (Tor, 2005.)


                A monstrous creature travels through time to wreak havoc.


Dark Intelligence (Night Shade, 2015.)


Transformation #1.


A man tries to find out why an artificial intelligence apparently turned traitor during a war with a vicious alien race.


Departure, The  (Tor, 2012.)


Owner #1.




Engineer, The  (Tanjen, 1998.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Engineer Recommissioned, The  (Cosmos, 2006.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Gridlinked  (Tor, 2003.)


A Polity novel.


                A burnt out secret agent in a future interstellar society is pursed by a psychopath and his killer android.


Hilldiggers  (Tor, 2008.)


A Polity novel.




Infinity Engine (Night Shade, 2017.)


Transformation #3.


A man discovers the truth about a rogue AI.


Jupiter War, The  (Tor, 2013.)


Owner #3.




Line of Polity, The  (Tor, 2004.)


A Polity novel.




Line War, The  (Tor, 2008.)


A Polity novel.




Polity Agent  (Tor, 2007.)


A Polity novel.




Prador Moon  (Night Shade, 2006.)


A Polity novel.




Shadow of the Scorpion  (Night Shade, 2008.)


A Polity novel.


War between humans and crablike aliens.


Skinner, The  (MacMillan, 2002.)


A Polity novel.


                On a distant world, three visitors discover that the local flora and fauna are very strange and have an unusual effect on outsiders.


Voyage of the Sable Keech  (Tor, 2006, Nightshade, 2014.)


A Polity novel.




War Factory (Night Shade, 2016.)


Transformation #2.


The search for a star traveling rogue AI takes an unexpected turn.


Zero Point (Night Shade, 2013.)


Owner #2.


An overpopulated Earth becomes a ruthless dictatorship.




Planet Suite, The  (TTA Press, 1997.)


                Not seen.  Disjointed adventures around the solar system.


ASHLEY, FRED  (See also Fenton Ash and Frank Aubrey,.)


Temple of Fire, The  (Pitman, 1905, Armchair, 2018.)


Lost world on a hidden island in the South Pacific.


ASHTON, FRANCIS  (See also collaboration which follows.)


Alas, That Great City  (Andrew Dakers, 1948.)


Atlantis #2.


                Not ssen.


Breaking of the Seals, The  (Andrew Dakers, 1946, Starblaze, 1983.)


Atlantis #1.


A man from the present falls into a trance from which he wakens in Atlantis, just in time to witness its destruction when a second, smaller moon, falls from orbit and hits the Earth.




Wrong Side of the Moon, The  (?, 1952, Boardman, 1955.)


                An entrepreneur finances a near space expedition and then a rescue mission.


ASHTON, MARVIN  (Pseudonym of Dennis Talbot Hughes, whom see.)


People of Asa  (?, 1953.)


                Not seen.




Project Farcry  (Tor, 1995.)


A young man discovers that he is telepathic while accompanying his father's expedition to a world of unsuspected aliens.  As he grows older, he tries to find a good use for his talent against the backdrop of interstellar crisis and political intrigues.


Unwillingly to Earth  (Tor, 1992.)


A young girl from a frontier planet travels to ancient Earth to attend college at a prestigious school, and gets involved in an unlikely series of adventures including an imminent war, a murder mystery, and a terrorist attack.


ASIMOV, ISAAC  (Note that many of Asimov's novels and stories overlap as in the latter part of his career he tried to weave them into a consistent future history.  See also collaborations which follow. Also writes Fantasy.)


1000 Year Plan.  (See Foundation.)


Adventures of Lucky Star, The   (Doubleday, 1985.)


Omnibus containing the first three novels in the series.


Alternate Asimovs, The  (Doubleday, 1986, Grafton, 1987, Signet, 1988.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Asimov Chronicles:  Fifty Years of Isaac Asimov, The  (Dark Harvest, 1989.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Asimov Chronicles, Volume One, The  (Ace, 1990. )


Collection of unrelated stories, differing versions of tales collected elsewhere.


Asimov Chronicles, Volume Two, The  (Ace, 1990.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Asimov Chronicles, Volume Three, The  (Ace, 1990.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Asimov Chronicles, Volume Four, The  (Ace, 1991.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Asimov Chronicles, Volume Five, The  (Ace, 1991.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Asimov Chronicles, Volume Six, The  (Ace, 1991.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Asimov's Mysteries  (Doubleday, 1968, Rapp & Whiting, 1968, Dell, 1969, Panther, ?)


Collection of unrelated stories all with mystery themes.


Best of Isaac Asimov, The  (Doubleday, 1973, Sidgwick & Jackson, 1973, Sphere, 1974, Crest, 1976.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Best Science Fiction of Isaac Asimov, The  (Doubleday, 1986, Grafton, 1987, Signet, 1988.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Bicentennial Man, The  (Crest, 1976, Doubleday, 1976, Gollancz, 1977, Del Rey, 1985, Millennium, 2000.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Big Sun of Mercury, The.  (See Lucky Starr and the Big Sun of Mercury.)


Buy Jupiter  (Crest, 1975, Doubleday, 1975, Gollancz, 1976, Millennium,2000.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Cal  (Doubleday, 1991.)


Not seen.


Caves of Steel, The.  (Doubleday, 1954, Boardman, 1954, Signet, 1955, Panther, 1958, Pyramid, 1962, Del Rey, 1983, Bantam, 1994.)


Lije Baley & R. Daneel Olivaw #1.  Also part of the Robot series.


Humanity has split into two separate groups, one of which lives in overpopulated cities, the other of which has settled selected worlds in such small numbers that they are no longer comfortable in the physical presence of others.  When one of their number is murdered on Earth, they force Lije Baley to work with a robot partner to solve the crime.


Complete Robot, The  (Doubleday, 1982, Granada, 1982, HarperCollins, 1996, Granada, 1982.)


Robot series.


Complete Stories Volume One, The  (Doubleday, 1990.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Complete Stories Volume Two, The  (Doubleday, 1990.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Currents of Space, The  (Doubleday, 1952, Signet, 1953, Boardman, 1955, Panther, 1958, Lancer, 1963, Tor, 2009.)


A brainwashed man turns out to be the key to ending the virtual enslavement of a planet's population by its rulers.  As his memory returns, he joins a growing underground that leads to a subsequent revolt.


David Starr:  Space Ranger  (Signet, 1971, Del Rey, 1978.  Doubleday, 1952, World’s Work, 1953, as by Paul French, New English Library, 1973, as Space Ranger by Paul French.) 


Lucky Starr #1.


An overpopulated Earth is partially dependent on crops from Mars to feed the population.  But suddenly there is a new danger, as poison begins to show up in the imports.  David Starr, Space Ranger, investigates a plot to seize control of the Martian colony by discrediting its government.


Early Asimov, The  (Doubleday, 1972, Gollancz, 1973.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Early Asimov, Book One, The  (Crest, 1974, Del Rey, 1986, Panther, ?.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Early Asimov, Book Two, The  (Crest, 1974, Del Rey, 1986, Panther, ?.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Early Asimov, Book Three, The  (Panther, ?)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Earth Is Room Enough  (Doubleday, 1957, Bantam, 1959, Panther, 1960.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Edge of Tomorrow, The  (Tor, 1985, Harrap, 1986.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


End of Eternity, The  (Doubleday, 1955, Panther, 1958, Signet, 1958, Lancer, 1963, Del Rey, 1984, Bantam 1994, Gollancz, 2000, Tor, 2010.)


A time agent dedicated to maintaining the smooth flow of history falls in love with a woman from a specific time period.  He subsequently attempts to alter time in order not to lose her, but that marks him as a criminal to his fellows.  Some effort was made to loosely tie this in to Asimov’s other series, but it was clearly designed to be a stand alone novel.


Fantastic Voyage  (Bantam, 1966, based on the screenplay by Jerome Bixby, Harry Kleiner, David Duncan, and Otto Klement.  Houghton Mifflin, 1966, Dobson, 1966, Corgi, 1966.)


Voyage #1.


A submarine and its crew are miniaturized and injected into an injured man in an attempt to save his live.  Novelization of the film, based on screenplay by Harry Kleiner.


Fantastic Voyage II:  Destination Brain  (Doubleday, 1987, Grafton, 1987, Bantam, 1988.)


This sequel to the film novelization was intended to be more scientifically credible.  The miniaturized submarine and a fresh crew are injected into the body of a prominent scientist..


Far Ends of Time and Earth  ( Doubleday, 1979.)


Omnibus containing Earth Is Room Enough, The End of Eternity, and Pebble in the Sky.


Forward the Foundation  (Doubleday, 1993, Bantam, 1994.)


Foundation series.


Various powers contend for control of psychohistory and its grasp on human destiny as the galactic empire finally approaches its dissolution.  R. Daneel Olivaw makes an appearance as a secret manipulator of Hari Seldon.


Foundation  (Gnome, 1951, Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1953, Panther, 1960, Avon, 1966, Del Rey, ?, HarperCollins, ?.  Ace, 1955, abridged and bound with No World of Their Own by Poul Anderson, later without the second title, both as The 1,000 Year Plan.  


Foundation #1


Hari Seldon and his Psychohistorians foresee the collapse of the corrupt Galactic Empire, so they set about creating a safe haven for knowledge which will rise from the ashes to redirect the future of humankind.  Their planning is vulnerable only to random unpredictable interference.


Foundation and Earth  (Doubleday, 1986, Grafton, 1986, Del Rey, 1987.)


Foundation #5.


Thousands of years after the fall of the Galactic Empire, the new ruler launches a campaign to find the legendary planet Earth, seeking a new direction for human progress.


Foundation and Empire  (Gnome Press, 1952, Panther, 1962, Del Rey, ?   Ace, 1955, as The Man Who Upset the Universe.)


Foundation #2


The carefully laid plans of a group of Psychohistorians to preserve the knowledge of the human race as the galactic empire falls apart is endangered by the presence of a mutant human whose existence could not be predicted. Fortunately, agents of the Foundation are able to counteract some of his influence.


Foundation's Edge  (Doubleday, 1982, Granada, 1983, Del Rey, 1983.)


Foundation #4.


The galactic empire is only a memory and Hari Seldon's elaborate plans to keep the interstellar civilization viable is running into problems.  Now the discovery of a strange source of power endangers the course of human history once again.


Foundation Trilogy, The  (Doubleday, 1964, Equinox, 1974.  Sidgwick & Jackson, 1965, as An Isaac Asimov Omnibus.)


Omnibus containing the original trilogy, Foundation, Foundation and Empire, and Second Foundation.


Further Adventures of Lucky Starr, The  (Doubleday, 1985.)


Omnibus containing the second three novels in the series.


Gods Themselves, The  (Doubleday, 1972, Gollancz, 1972, Crest, 1973, Del Rey, 1984, Easton, ?, Millennium, 2000.)


Earth solves its energy problems by tapping into a parallel universe.  Unfortunately, as one scientist learns, the imbalance threatens to cause the sun to explode.  His only hope of alerting people on time is to forge a contact with alien creatures living in that other plane.


Gold  (Harper Prism, 1995, HarperCollins, 1996.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Have You Seen These?  (NESFA Press, 1974.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


I, Robot  (Gnome Press, 1950, Grayson, 1952, Signet, 1956, Digit, 1958, Doubleday, 1963, Panther, 1968, Crest, 1970, Del Rey, 1983, Bantam, 1994. Dobson, ?)


Robot series.


Collection of stories in the robot series.


Isaac Asimov Omnibus, An. (See The Foundation Trilogy.)


Isaac Asimov Second Omnibus, An.  (See Triangle.)


Liar!  (Cambridge University Press, 1977.)


Short story in pamphlet form.


Little Lost Robot   (Cambridge University Press, 1977.)


Short story in pamphlet form.


Lucky Starr and the Big Sun of Mercury  (Signet, 1972, Del Rey, 1984. Doubleday, 1956, as by Paul French, New English Library, 1974, as Big Sun of Mercury by Paul French.)


Lucky Starr #4.


A scientific station on Mercury is plagued by accidents and the sightings of "ghosts".  Investigation reveals a plot by aliens and an insane robot programmed to sabotage the project.


Lucky Starr and the Moons of Jupiter  (Signet, 1972, Del Rey, 1984. Doubleday, 1957, as by Paul French, New English Library, 1974, as The Moons of Jupiter by Paul French.)


Lucky Starr #5.


A secret project in the Jovian moons is developing antigravity assisted spaceflight.  David Starr is sent there to investigate incidents of sabotage and discover the identity of an alien spy planted among the staff.


Lucky Starr and the Oceans of Venus  (Signet, 1972, Del Rey, 1984.  Doubleday, 1954, as by Paul French, New English Library, 1974, as The Oceans of Venus by Paul French.)


Lucky Starr #3.


An old friend of David Starr's is indicted for treason in an undersea city on Venus.  Unconvinced, he investigates and uncovers a plot to undermine the colony by alien invaders.


Lucky Starr and the Pirates of the Asteroids  (Signet, 1971, Del Rey, 1984.  (Doubleday, 1953, World’s Work, 1954, as by Paul French, New English Library, 1973, as Pirates of the Asteroids by Paul French.)


Lucky Starr #2.


The Space Rangers rise to the occasion when alien supported pirate ships based on the asteroids begin preying on merchant ships plying their trade among the major planets.


Lucky Starr and the Rings of Saturn  ( Signet, 1972, Del Rey, 1984.  (Doubleday, 1958, as by Paul French, New English Library, 1974, as The Rings of Saturn by Paul French.)


Lucky Starr #6.


Alien invaders are massing a fleet in orbit around Saturn, with their headquarters on Titan.  One of their spies jettisons an important document, and David Starr races to recover it before the aliens can do so.


Lucky Starr Book 1  (Bantam, 1993.)


Omnibus containing David Starr: Space Ranger and Lucky Starr and the Pirates of the Asteroids


Lucky Starr Book 2  (Bantam, 1993.)


Omnibus containing Lucky Starr and the Big Sun of Mercury and Lucky Starr and the Oceans of Venus.


Man Who Upset the Universe, The.  (See Foundation and Empire.)


Martian Way and Other Stories, The  (Doubleday, 1955, Signet, 1957, Dobson, 1964, Panther, 1965, Crest, 1969.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Moons of Jupiter, The.  (See Lucky Starr and the Moons of Jupiter)


Naked Sun, The  (Doubleday, 1957, Bantam, 1958,  Joseph, 1958, Panther, 1960, Lancer, 1964, Del Rey, 1983, HarperCollins, ?).


Lije Baley & R. Daneel Olivaw #2.  Also part of the robot series.


On the planet Solaria, it is very rare for two humans to occupy the same room, and robots do all the work.  But robots cannot harm a human being and someone has committed murder, so an earthman and his robot partner are called upon to solve the crime.


Nemesis  (Doubleday, 1989, Bantam, 1990.)


A group of people escape Earth's overpopulation by moving their orbiting ecosphere to another star system.  But there, some among their number discover a potential threat to Earth.


Nightfall and Other Stories  (Doubleday, 1969, Crest, 1970, Rapp and Whiting, 1970, Del Rey, 1984.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Nightfall One  (Panther, ?)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Nightfall Two  (Panther, ?)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Nine Tomorrows  (Doubleday, 1959, Bantam, 1960,  Dobson, 1963, Pan, 1966, Del Rey, 1985.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Oceans of Venus, The.  (See Lucky Starr and the Oceans of Venus.)


Other Worlds of Isaac Asimov  (Avenel, 1987.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Pebble in the Sky  (Doubleday, 1950, Bantam, 1957,  Corgi, 1958, Crest, 1971, Sphere, 1975, Tor, 2007.  Magazine version titled Grow Old Along With Me.)


A man from the present is thrown forward in time to a future where a galactic empire rules all of humanity and where euthanasia and other repressive methods are used to keep people under control.  But there's a revolution brewing and his presence is likely to prove a catalyst.


Pirates of the Asteroids.  (See Lucky Starr and the Pirates of the Asteroids.)


Prelude to Foundation.  (Doubleday, 1988, Grafton, 1988, Easton, 1988, Bantam, 1989, HarperCollins, ?)


Prequel to the main Foundation series.


The early days of Hari Seldon, whose psychohistoric studies have made it possible for him to predict accurately the imminent collapse of the galactic empire. 


Prisoners of the Stars  (Doubleday, 1979.)


Omnibus containing The Stars Like Dust, The Martian Way, and The Current of Space.


Rebellious Stars.  (See The Stars, Like Dust)


Rest of the Robots, The  (Doubleday, 1964, Pyramid, 1966, Dobson, 1967, Panther, 1968.)


Robot series.


Collection of stories in the robot series.


Rings of Saturn, The.  (See Lucky Starr and the Rings of Saturn.)


Robot Dreams  (Berkley, 1986, Gollancz, 1987, Ace, 1990.)


Robot series.


Collection of stories in the robot series.


Robot Novels, The  (Doubleday, 1972.)


Omnibus containing The Caves of Steel and The Naked Sun.


Robots and Empire  (Phantasia, 1985, Doubleday, 1985, Del Rey, 1986, HarperCollins, ?)


Lije Baley & R. Daneel Olivaw #4.  Also part of the Robot and Foundation series.


A monomaniacal despot with a grudge against Earth hopes to destroy its civilization, but a robot detective remains true to the principles of his now dead human partner and thwarts him.


Robots of Dawn, The  (Phantasia, 1983, Doubleday, 1983, Del Rey, 1984, Granada, 1984.)


Lije Baley & R. Daneel Olivaw #3.  Also part of the robot series.


The Spacer culture has developed robots to the point where they are almost indistinguishable from humans, and now someone appears to have "murdered" a valued robot.  Lije Baley and his robot partner again journey from Earth to solve the crime.


Robot Visions  (Roc, 1990, Gollancz, 1991.)


Robot series


Collection of stories in the robot series.


Second Foundation  (Gnome, 1953, Digit, 1958, Del Rey, ?, Panther, 1964.    Avon, 1958, as Second Foundation: Galactic Empire.)


Foundation #3.


The galactic empire has collapsed and a new dark age is threatening, hastened by the presence of a mutant with unpredictable mental powers.  But a small group of scientists hopes to preserve human civilization.


Second Foundation: Galactic Empire  (See Second Foundation.)


Space Ranger.  (See David Starr:  Space Ranger.)


Stars, Like Dust, The.  (Doubleday, 1951, Panther, 1958, Lancer, 1963, Bantam, 1994, Tor, 2009.  Ace, 1954, bound with An Earth Gone Mad by Roger Dee, as Rebellious Stars.)


Espionage in the midst of a galactic empire. 


Three by Asimov  (Targ, 1981.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Through a Glass Clearly  (Four Square, 1967.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Triangle  (Doubleday, 1961.  Sidgwick & Jackson, 1969, as An Isaac Asimov Second Omnibus.


Omnibus containing Pebble in the Sky, The Currents of Space, and The Stars, Like Dust.


Ugly Little Boy, The  (Tor, 1989, bound with The (Widget), the (Wadget), and Boff by Theodore Sturgeon.)


Novelet from 1958 about a neanderthal child in the modern world.


Winds of Change, The.  (Doubleday, 1983, Granada, 1983, Del Rey, 1984.)


Collection of unrelated stories.




Norby and the Court Jester  (Walker, 1991.)


Norby #10.


Norby and company visit a planet whose economy is deteriorating, perhaps because of the manipulations of a diabolical video game.


Norby and the Invaders   (Walker, 1985.)


Norby #4.


For younger readers.  A kidnapped alien is sought by Norby and his human friend.


Norby and the Lost Princess  (Walker, 1985.)


Norby #3.


For younger readers.  A robot and human team search for a kidnapped princess.


Norby and the Oldest Dragon  (Walker, 1990, Ace, 1991.)


Norby #9.


For younger readers.  Norby the robot and his human companion are requested to accompany a dragon shaped alien to a special event.


Norby and the Queen's Necklace  (Walker, 1986.)


Norby #5.


For younger readers.  A robot is kidnapped by aliens, then sent back through time.


Norby and Yobo's Great Adventure  (Walker, 1989, Ace, 1991.)


Norby #8.


For younger readers.  Norby the Robot is traveling back through time again, this time to take photographs of dinosaurs.


Norby Chronicles  (Ace, 1986.)


Omnibus containing the first two Norby books.


Norby Down to Earth  (Walker, 1989.)


Norby #7.


For younger readers.  A robot and his human companion investigate the destruction of several robots and the theft of computer parts.


Norby Finds a Villain  (Walker, 1987.)


Norby #6.


For younger readers.  Telepathic aliens and involuntary time travel complicate a robot's life.


Norby:  Robot for Hire  (Ace, 1987.)


Omnibus containing the second two Norby books.


Norby's Other Secret  (Walker, 1984, Methuen, 1985.)


Norby #2.


For younger readers.  A young man and his surprisingly adept robot learn to get along with each other.


Norby, the Mixed-Up Robot  (Walker, 1983, methuen, 1984.)


Norby #1.


For younger readers.  A young man buys a robot, unaware of the fact that it was reconstructed using the technology of a superior alien technology.


Norby Through Space and Time  (Ace, 1988.)


Omnibus containing the third two Norby books.




Child of Time.  (See The Ugly Little Boy.)


Nightfall  (Gollancz, 1990, Doubleday, 1990, Bantam, ?)


A planet’s population struggles with insanity and the collapse of civilization when night falls on their world for the first time in countless generations.  Expanded from Asimov’s original short story of the same name.


Positronic Man, The  (Gollancz, 1992, Doubleday, 1993, Bantam, 1994.)


A family discovers that their positronic robot has unprecedented abilities to learn human behavior.  When the manufacturer seeks to regain control, they engage in a prolonged legal battle which finally results in the robot being awarded certain human rights.


Ugly Little Boy, The  (Doubleday, 1992, Bantam, 1993.  Gollancz, 1991, as Child of Time.)


Expanded from a shorter piece by Asimov alone.  An experiment with time travel has snatched a young neanderthal boy out of prehistory.  His nurse risks danger and disgrace when she rebels against the boy's treatment as just an experimental subject.


ASIMOV, JANET  (See collaborations with Isaac Asimov.  See also J.O. Jeppson.)


Mind Transfer  (Walker, 1988, Ace, 1989.)


                A human brain is transferred into the body of the robot, and the owner finds that his reception by human society is much different than he expected.


Murder at the Galactic Writers’ Society  (DAW, 1995.)


                A robot is assigned to work undercover at a congregation of writers from various worlds, and gets involved in a murder investigation.


Norby and the Terrified Taxi  (Walker, 1997.)


A Norby story.


Not seen.


Package in Hyperspace, The  (Walker, 1988.)


                A young boy is trapped in hyperspace when he is left behind following a collision with an alien ship.  For younger readers.


Pshrinks Anonymous  (?, 1985, Roc, 1990.)


                Collection of loosely related stories.


ASKEGREN, PIERCE  (See also collaborations with Eric Fein and with Danny Fingeroth. Also writes Horror.)


Countdown to Chaos  (Boulevard, 1998.)


A Fantastic Four novel.


                A coalition of supervillains has created exact duplicates of thousands of world leaders and is using them to engineer a series of disasters.  The Fantastic Four uncovers and - unsurprisingly - foils them plot.


Exit Strategy  (Ace, 2006.)


Inconstant Moon #3.


                Efforts to create a faster than light drive are hampered by sabotage.


Fall Girl  (Ace, 2005.)


Inconstant Moon #2.


                The discovery of an artifact on the moon provides the key to interstellar travel.


Human Resource  (Ace, 2004.)


Inconstant Moon #1.


                A man temporarily assigned to the moon gets caught up in a conspiracy.


Thunderbolts  (Boulevard, 1998.)


An Avengers novel.


                A group of reformed supervillains have to forge an alliance with the Avengers to oppose their old boss and his new alliance with Hydra, a plot that has world domination as its ultimate goal.




Cold Wind from Orion, A  (Del Rey, 1980.)


An orbiting spacecraft carrying nuclear material is in danger of falling back to Earth.  A cold war novel involving a Soviet spy satellite, spies, saboteurs, and near space travel.


ASPLER, TONY  (See collaboration with Gordon Pape.)


ASPRIN, ROBERT  (Also writes Fantasy. Fantasy Checklist A See also collaborations that follow, and collaboration with Lynn Abbey.)


Bug Wars, The  (St Martins, 1979, Dell, 1980, New English Library, 1980, Ace, 1993.)


                An interstellar war is raging between two species, one reptilian, the other insectlike with a pooled intelligence. The former cultivate a mammalian species as a biological weapon, never realizing they may have created something beyond their own control.


Cold Cash War, The. (St Martins, 1977, New English Library, 1977, Dell, 1978, Ace, 1992.)


Multi-national corporations have essentially replaced governments throughout the world, creating their own policies, pursuing their own interests.  But there's a new competitive device, military action using trained mercenaries and assassins.


Phule's Company  (Ace, 1990, Legend, 1991.)


Phule #1.


A company of misfit humans and aliens is sent to a remote world so they won't screw up the defense of Earth.   But the invaders have chosen that remote location as the spearhead of a new attack, and Captain Phule and his company are the only ones to stand in their way.  A spoof of SF war novels.


Phule's Paradise  (Ace, 1992, Legend, 1992.)


Phule #2.


Captain Phule and his small army of misfits are given a new assignment, to protect a casino from a contingent of criminals.  Predictably, though their efforts are inept, Phule and his companions save the day.


Tambu  (Ace, 1979.)


The leader of a pirate fleet controls interstellar travel despite the best efforts of the colonized worlds to thwart him.  Then he grants an interview to a reporter, and reveals his masterplan for the future of human civilization.




For King and Country  (Baen, 2002.)


Time Scout ?


                An Irish terrorist makes use of an experimental time machine to travel back to the 6th century and attempt to change the course of history.  He is pursued by two other time travelers, each of whom distrusts the other.


House That Jack Built, The  (Baen, 2001.)


Time Scout #4.


                Time travelers get in over their heads when Jack the Ripper escapes into the warrens outside of time, and the entire organization is threatened by a murderous politician.


Ripping Time  (Baen, 2000.)


Time Scout #3.


                A woman uses time gates to flee from a band of assassins, but finds herself stalked by Jack the Ripper in their place.  Elsewhere and elsewhen, a con artist is trapped into searching for the missing woman, dealing with kidnappers, and escaping a group of killers.


Tales of the Time Scouts (Baen, 2015)


Tales of  the Time Scouts Vol 2 (Baen, 2016.)


Time Scout  (Baen, 1995.)


Time Scout #1.


A time travel story about a retired time explorer who is forced to become active again when his ambitious and stubborn granddaughter decides to travel through time even though she has been inadequately trained.


Wagers of Sin  (Baen, 1996.)


Time Scout #2.


A disastrous experiment backfires and creates tunnels through time all over the Earth.  To protect the timeline, elaborate rules are created and enforced by agents of the time travel service.  But some people just don't like obeying rules.




Cold Cash War  (Ace, 1989.)


A multi-path gamebook set in the universe of Asprin's novel of the same name.




No Phule Like an Old Phule  (Ace, 2004.)


Phule #5.


                An environmental inspector almost ends the career of the bumbling interstellar mercenaries.


Phule and His Money, A  (Ace, 1999.)


Phule #3.


                A military unit turned into a security team for a casino takes on a new assignment in this sendup of military SF stories.


Phule Me Twice  (Ace, 2000.)


Phule #4.


                Phule is military advisor on an occupied planet, but his job is made more difficult when a robot duplicate shows up.


Phule’s Errand  (Ace, 2006.)


Phule #6.


                Military comedy in which the protagonist goes off on unauthorized leave just as his superior arrives on the planet.




Mirror Friend, Mirror Foe  (Playboy, 1979.)


A professional saboteur is sent to disrupt a robot manufacturing facility, but he discovers that the robots are already being reprogrammed for sabotage of their own, including the subversion of the entire human race.




Journey in Other Worlds, A  (Appleton, 1894, Bison, 2003.)


                Using antigravity, humans have various adventures on planets in the solar system.




Project Maldon  (Baen, 1997.)


                An artificial intelligence in an orbiting habitat is employed to keep the various forces of chaos from bringing down all of civilization, but one of the men involved with the project begins to suspect that there is a fault in the programming.


ATHERTON, GERTRUDE  (Also writes Horror.)


Black Oxen   (Boni & Liveright, 1923, Murray, 1923, Burt, 1923.)


                A woman reveals the secret of remaining young, an experimental x-ray treatment of some of her internal organs.


ATTANASIO, A.A (See also Adam Lee. Also writes Fantasy and Horror.)


Arc of the Dream  (Bantam, 1986, Grafton, 1988.)


A possibly sentient creature imprisoned in a mini-universe that has been transferred from its own dimension to ours has affected the minds of five people, giving them extraordinary powers, so that it can be returned before its presence destroys the Earth.


Beastmarks  (Mark Ziesling, 1984.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Centuries  (Hodder, 1997.)


                Not seen.  Superscientific advances threaten not only the future of the human race but the entire universe.


In Other Worlds  (Morrow, 1985, Corgi, 1986, Bantam, 1986.)


The protagonist wakens from suspended animation to find himself in a Utopian world, which may be in danger from alien spores.  His intentions are good, but he is tempted by a power which promises him the woman he loves if he performs a single, dangerous mission.


Last Legends of Earth  (Doubleday, 1989, Easton, 1989, Grafton, 1989, Bantam, 1990, Hodder, 1996.)


Aliens recreate humans from DNA two billion years from now as pawns in a battle between two alien creatures.  If either side wins, the reborn humankind loses, unless the protagonists can find a way to make it a three sided battle and win freedom for their species.


Radix  (Morrow, 1981, Corgi, 1982, Hodder, ?, Bantam, 1985.)


An anomaly in space has altered the very nature of reality on Earth.  One human struggles to survive in a brutal, nomadic society, but gradually wakens to realize that he possesses powers that make him potentially the ruler of the entire world.


Solis  (Harper, 1994, New English Library, 1994.)


A 20th Century man is revived in the far future and his brain used to pilot an interplanetary ship until he is rescued by a compassionate human and a robot.  His freedom becomes a controversial legal issue.




Turlough and the Earthlink Dilemma  (Target, 1986.)


An original novel featuring one of the companions of Dr. Who.  Having escaped exile on Earth, Turlough returns to his homeworld to confront the people who deprived him of his birthright.


ATWOOD, MARGARET  (Also writes Fantasy.)


Handmaid's Tale, The  (McClelland & Stewart, 1985, Houghton Mifflin, 1986, Crest, 1987.)


A religious dictatorship has transformed the US, and women have become chattel, their lives controlled utterly by men.  A dystopian novel with strong feminist themes, but also a testimonial to the human desire for freedom.


Oryx and Crake  (Doubleday, 2003.)


                The last man on Earth looks back on the ecological and social catastrophe that brought about the passing of humanity.


AUBREY, FRANK  (See also Fred Ashley and Fenton Ash.)


Devil-Tree of El Dorado, The  (New Amsterdam, 1897, Wildside, 2001, Armchair, 2020.)


                A lost race novel featuring immortal religious cults and a man-eating tree.


King of the Dead, The  (MacQueen, 1903, Armchair, 2018.)


                A lost race in South America with the trappings of a lost superscience and some supernatural elements.


Queen of Atlantis, A  (Hutchinson, 1899, Lippincott, 1900, Armchair, 2021.)


Several outsiders are marooned in the Caribbean and find Atlantis in the middle of the Sargasso Sea.


AUDEN, RENEE  (Pseudonym of Uta West.)


High Thrust  (Olympia Press, 1971.)


Softcore pornography about a woman who discovers that her robot servant can be handy for sexual services as well as housecleaning.




Heresy  (Earthlight, 2001, Pocket, 2001.)


Aquasilva #1.


                A young nobleman discovers that the religious hierarchy on his world is planning to impose a harshly fundamentalist system.  His decision to oppose them could cost him his life.


Inquisition  (Pocket, 2002.)


Aquasilva #2.


                Further battles against the religious fanatics who seek to dominate the entire world.




Clan of the Cave Bear  (Crown, 1980, Literary Guild, 1980, Bantam, 1981, Thorndike, 1991, Coronet, 2002.)


Earth's Children #1.


A young woman is separated from her clan and wanders around looking for a new home.


Earth's Children  (Crown, 1986, Hooder, 1987.)


Omnibus including Earth's Children books 1-3.


Mammoth Hunters, The.  (Crown, 1985, Bantam, 1986, Bantam, 1991, Thorndike, 1991, Coronet, 2002.)


Earth's Children #3.


Two wandering primitive humans enter the land of the mammoth hunters and learn to live among this strange new tribe.


Plains of Passage, The  (Crown, 1990, Thorndike, 1991, Bantam, 1991, Coronet, 2002.)


Earth's Children #4.


                Two wanderers seeking a new home impress those they meet by demonstrating their ability to communicate with animals.


Shelters of Stone, The  (Hodder, 2002, Crown, 2002.)


Earth's Children #5.


                A group of travelers in prehistoric times find difficulties adopting to regional traditions.


Valley of Horses, The  (Crown, 1982, Bantam, 1983, Literary Guild, 1983, Coronet, 2002.)


Earth's Children #2.


Castout of her newfound tribe, the female protagonist struggles to survive in the wild until she can find a place in another community.


AUGUST, LEO  (Pseudonym of Don Segall.)


Superdoll  (Award, 1969.)


A sexy female robot is employed as a spy to thwart one organization which has infiltrated the government, and another that openly exists outside the law.  A softcore spoof of spy novels.




Paul Rees: A Story of the Coming Reformation  (Simpkin, 1899.)


                England undergoes a religious conversion.


AUGUSTUS, ALBERT JR.  (Pseudonym of Stuart J. Byrne, whom see.)


Goldlust  (Powell, 1969.)


                Marginal lost world jungle adventure.


Slaves of Lomorro, The  (Powell, 1969.)


An aggressively silly Burroughsian adventure about star travellers stranded on a primitive world who are enslaved, thrown into the arena, and have to fight to regain their freedom.


AUSTIN, A.J.  (See collaborations with Ben Bova.)




Battlewrack (Hodder, 1917, Alpha, 2021.)


Collection of unrelated stories, mostly about future wars.


War-God Walks Again, The  (Williams & Norgate, 1926.)


                Future war novel.


AUSTIN, J.D.  (Pseudonym of Joshua Dann, whom see.)


Bobby's Girl  (Ace, 2001.)


Bobby #1.


                A movie producer falls in love with a girl with extraordinary abilities, unaware of the fact that she is an alien hiding from her enemies on Earth, and not particularly well hidden at that.


Meet the Thradons!  (Ace, 2005.)


Bobby #2.


                The first humans travel to a planet which is starved for popular culture and wants to import it from Earth.


Second Contact  (Ace, 2001.)


                A formerly friendly world begins firing on every starship that draws near.  Earth sends one special agent and his crew on a journey to find out what's happening on what is reportedly a paradise planet.


AUSTIN, R.G.  (Also writes Fantasy.)


Cosmic Encounters  (Archway, 1982.)


Which Way Book #8.


Gamebook set in space.


Invasion of the Black Slime and Other Tales of Horror  (Archway, 1983.)


Which Way Book #10.


Collection of unrelated game stories involving sf monsters.


Shadow Stealers, The  (Archway, 1984.)


Which Way Book #16.


Game book involving alien invaders.


AUSTIN, RICHARD  (Pseudonym of Victor Milan, whom see.)


Armageddon Run  (Jove, 1986, Pan, ?)


Guardians #5.


An attempt to subvert the surviving government of the US has been foiled, but the citadel of central authority has been destroyed.  Four men guide the surviving President to a new base from which he may be able to reunite America.


Brute Force  (Jove, 1987, Pan, ?)


Guardians #7.


In the aftermath of a nuclear war, Soviet forces have occupied much North America.  The surviving, though struggling, US government hopes to make use of a new power source to re-establish control, but they can do so only if they find it before another, hostile party does so first.


Death Charge  (Jove, 1991.)


Guardians #16.


Not seen.


Death from Above  (Jove, 1990.)


Guardians #14.


Enemies of the stricken US seize an orbiting space station and arm its weapons.  A crack team of commandos is sent to recapture it.


Desolation Road  ( Jove, 1987, Pan, 1991.)


Guardians #8.


An elite group of commandos launches a series of attacks against a Soviet invasion force which has occupied the ruins of California after an atomic war.


Devil's Deal  (Jove, 1989.)


Guardians #13.


Although the Russian invaders of North America have been repulsed and Washington is once again in control of most of the country, a new threat emerges in the form of a charismatic religious leader with a thirst for power and a message of racial prejudice.


Freedom Fight  (Jove, 1988.)


Guardians #10.


The Soviet invaders of North America are using religious fanatics as their shock troops as they seek total control over what was formerly the state of Texas.  Four crack US soldiers decide to foil their plot.


Guardians, The  (Jove, 1985.  (Pan, ?)


Guardians #1.


A small group of highly trained commandos with weapons not available to regular forces is entrusted with the safety of the President of the US in the days immediately following a devastating nuclear war.  Their first mission is to transport him to a fortress in the Midwest.


Night of the Phoenix  (Jove, 1985, Pan, ?)


Guardians #4.


The supposedly dead American President has shown up, and announces an alliance with the Fascist ruler of Europe.  The four man team of soldiers around whom this series is written are outlawed and forced to flee their former allies.


Plague Years  (Jove, 1988.)


Guardians #12.


A megalomaniac gains control of a new virus in a postwar America that lacks the resources to find an antidote.  Unless he is proclaimed ruler of North America, he plans to unleash a new plague on those who survived the nuclear exchange.


Snake Eyes  (Jove, 1990.)


Guardians #15.


Not seen.


Thunder of Hell   (Jove, 1985, Pan, ?)


Guardians #3.


The survival of war ravaged America depends on the assembly of a team of scientists who can implement a plan of recovery.  But Russian agents are infiltrating the country, determined to prevent any challenge to their impending domination of the world.


Trial by Fire  (Jove, 1985, Pan, ?)


Guardians #2.


A combat team is sent to find and rescue several prominent scientists following a nuclear war, and in the midst of the early stages of a Soviet invasion.


Valley of the Gods  (Jove, 1988.)


Guardians #11.


Not seen.


Vengeance Day  (Jove, 1987.)


Guardians #9.


A Soviet commando team commits atrocities in occupied North America in order to darken the reputation of the Guardians, a crack commando team still seeking to weaken the invasion force.


War Zone  (Jove, 1986.  (Pan, ?)


Guardians #6.


Four highly trained soldiers take the lead in extending the authority of the surviving US government over the chaos and destruction of an America devastated by nuclear war.


AVALLONE, MICHAEL  (See also Troy Conway. Also writes Horror.)


Beneath the Planet of the Apes  (Bantam, 1979.)


Planet of the Apes #2.


Novelization of the film.  The apes have discovered that humans are intelligent after all, and now they're splitting into two factions, one seeking to exterminate their rivals, the other arguing for peace.


Birds of a Feather Affair, The (Signet, 1966.)


A Girl from U.N.C.L.E. novel.


Marginal thriller that involves a rumored immortality serum.


Blazing Affair, The (Signet, 1966.)


A Girl from U.N.C.L.E. novel.


A new Nazi group seeks world power.


Man from Avon, The  (Avon, 1967.)


A light spy thriller involving sightings of a flying saucer whose crew - enemy agents or aliens - we never see.


Man from U.N.C.L.E., The  (Ace, 1965. Reprinted as The Thousand Coffins Affair).


A Man from U.N.C.L.E. novel.


A mysterious plague tests a world organization.


Missing!  (Signet, 1969.)


A military coup in the US seems a distinct possibility when the President elect is kidnapped and his running mate is judged too irresponsible to hold the job.


Thousand Coffins Affair, The  (See The Man from U.N.C.L.E.)




Beautiful Land, The  (Ace, 2013.)




AVERY, ANNE  (Pseudonym of Anne Holmberg.)


All's Fair  (Leisure, 1994.)


An implausible interstellar romance involving pirates and other adventures.


Distant Star, A  (Leisure, 1993.)


A female athlete in the far future finds true love among the stars.


Far Star  (Leisure, 1995.)


A homesteader must protect his hard won property against the encroachment of forces of an evil interstellar empire.  A romance.


Hidden Heart  (Leisure, 1996.)


                A woman seduces a government official as part of her plan to free her world from an interplanetary dictatorship.


AVERY, RICHARD  (Pseudonym of Edmund Cooper, whom see.)


Deathworms of Kratos, The  (Coronet, 1974, Gold Medal, 1975.  Severn House, 1977, as by Edmund Cooper.)


Expendables #1.


A group of criminals is offered a reprieve, limited freedom if they agree to act as a first landing team to judge the suitable of newly discovered planets as colony worlds.  On their first mission, they encounter a race of giant worms with both intelligence and a nasty disposition.


Rings of Tantalus, The  (Gold Medal, 1975. Coronet, 1975.  Severn House, 1977, as by Edmund Cooper.)


Expendables #2.


A first landing team composed of ex-criminals explores a world whose forests are filled with maneating plants and other dangers, their efforts complicated by the presence of a traitor within their own group.


Venom of Argus, The  (Coronet, 1975, Gold Medal, 1976.)


Expendables #4.


The last mission of the Expendables is to a planet that appears to be a perfect site for a colony, but that impression changes when they are attacked by deadly insects and plants.


War Games of Zelos, The  (Gold Medal, 1975, Coronet, 1975.  Severn House, 1977, as by Edmund Cooper.)


Expendables #3.


The Expendables arrive on a supposedly uninhabited world and find instead a race of apparent humans who engage in elaborate war games and who challenge the newcomers to prove their worthiness by competing.


AXLER, JAMES  (Pseudonym of Laurence James, whom see. Later volumes were by other writers including Nick Pollotta, whom also see.   When authors other than James were used, the actual writer's name is noted below. Note that the opening volume in the Deathlands series was written by Christopher Lowder under the name Jack Adrian, whom see.)


Alpha Wave  (Gold Eagle, 2009.)


Deathlands #83.


A mutant threatens to control the minds of everyone else.


Amazon Gate  (Gold Eagle, 2002.)


Deathlands #59.


                The hero finds a band of female warriors who guard the gateway to the solution of the world's problems.


Apocalypse Unborn  (Gold Eagle, 2008.)


Deathlands #77.


A cyborg threatens our heroes.


Arcadian's Asylum  (Gold Eagle, 2010.)


Deathlands #87.


A baron in the aftermath of society's collapse seeks greater power.


Armageddon Axis  (Gold Eagle, 1999.)


Outlanders #10.


                A storehouse of pre-apocalypse technical equipment becomes a pawn in a power struggle.


Atlantis Reprise  (Gold Eagle, 2005.)


Deathlands #71.




Aurora Quest  (Gold Eagle, 1994.)


Earthblood #3.


Roving bands of killers and power hungry dictators battle to gain control over portions of the Earth following a devastating plague.  The returned crew of a space mission search for a new home for themselves and their families.


Awakening  (Gold Eagle, 27.)


Outlanders #27.


                A battle for the future of humanity in post apocalyptic America.


Baptism of Rage  (Gold Eagle, 2010.)


Deathlands #88.




Bitter Fruit  (Gold Eagle, 1997.)


Deathlands #34.


                Our heroes are pursued by a savage gang.


Black Harvest  (Gold Eagle, 2005.)


Deathlands #68.


                A post apocalyptic ruler uses drugs to acquire wealth.


Bloodfire  (Gold Eagle, 2004.)


Deathlands #64.


                Rendezvous in an abandoned city.


Blood Harvest  (Gold Eagle, ?)


Deathlands #86.




Bloodlines  (Gold Eagle, 1995.)


Deathlands #29.


The protagonist on his son are off on a jaunt through the bayous of Louisiana following the collapse of civilization, where they encounter mutated creatures and the possibility that humans will adapt to the new conditions facing them.


Breakthrough  (Gold Eagle, 2002.)


Deathlands #57.


                Further battles between the inhabitants of an Earth destroyed in a nuclear war and a parallel universe where it wasn't.


Cerberus Storm  (Gold Eagle, 2006.)


Outlanders #35.




Child of Slaughter (2015.)


Children of the Serpent  (Gold Eagle, 2005.)


Outlanders #33.


                Aliens return to Earth to reclaim it.


Chill Factor  (Gold Eagle, 1992.)


Deathlands #15.


In the frozen north of postwar America, slavery has been reinstituted, enforced by an army of killer androids.  An heroic man travels into this blighted land to rescue his son from a lifetime of forced labor.


Chrono Spasm  (Gold Eagle, 2013.)


Deathlands #


Circle Thrice  (Gold Eagle, 1996.)


Deathlands #31.


A local ruler who believes in dark magic schemes to enhance her position of authority in the aftermath of a world shattering cataclysm.


Closing the Cosmic Eye  (Gold Eagle, 2007.)


Outlanders #40.




Cold Asylum  (Gold Eagle, 1994.)


Deathlands #20.


After the atomic war, Kansas becomes covered with mutated forests.  The recurring characters of this series visit this region and are taken prisoner by a local ruler who uses gladiatorial games as entertainment.


Cradle of Destiny  (Gold Eagle, 2011.)


Outlanders #56.




Crater Lake  (Gold Eagle, 1987.)


Deathlands #4.


After finding a valley that has survived World War III, a small group of survivors are taken prisoner by a secretive group of scientists who plan to renew the nuclear conflict that has already nearly destroyed the world.


Crimson Earth  (Gold Eagle, 2012.)






Crossways  (Gold Eagle, 1996.)


Deathlands #29.


In the Rocky Mountains, the protagonists emerge into a world that is still trying to recover from the cataclysm that destroyed it.  And now they're pursued by a gang of scavengers with a grudge.


Crucible of Time  (Gold Eagle, 1998.)


Deathlands #43.


                Not seen.


Damnation Road Show (Gold Eagle, 2003.)


Deathlands #62.


                A traveling circus in post-apocalyptic America is crewed by murderous mutants.


Dark Carnival  (Gold Eagle, 1991.)


Deathlands #14.


In Florida, a group of survivors battle against a technological genius who has turned a ruined theme park into a death trap.


Dark Emblem  (Gold Eagle, 1998.)


Deathlands #42.


                Fugitives use a matter transmitter.


Dark Fathoms  (Gold Eagle, 2013.)


Deathlands #


Dark Goddess  (Gold Eagle, 2007.) (Mark Ellis)


Outland #43.


A discorporate intelligence seeks a body.


Dark Reckoning  (Gold Eagle, 2000.)


Deathlands #48.


                A group of scientists hold the key to world power.


Dark Resurrection  (Gold Eagle, 2009.)


Deathlands #80.


Survivors of an apocalypse revive demon worship.


Dark Territory  (Gold Eagle, 2005.)


Outlanders #36.




Death Cry  (Gold Eagle, 2008.) (Rik Hoskins.)


Outlanders #47.


There's a doomsday weapon in the ruins of Russia.


Death Hunt  (Gold Eagle, 2004.)


Deathlands #?


                Another post apocalyptic power struggle.


Dectra Chain  (Gold Eagle, 1988.)


Deathlands #7.


A group of adventurers travel to a primitive Maine where a ruthless sea captain agrees to employ them while recover from the time travel machine that brought them there.


Deep Empire  (Gold Eagle, 1994.)


Deathlands #19.


The swamps of Florida are home to mutated animals and human beings, and some of the latter have organized themselves into gangs of pirates.  A wandering band of heroes finds a secluded research station where dolphins are being turned into malevolent killing machines.


Deep Trek  (Gold Eagle, 1994.)


Earthblood #2.


A space vessel returns to an Earth that has been devastated by a new plague that left it depopulated, its cities in ruins.  After searching for their relatives, the crew members set out to locate a rumored military base that might provide the best hope for the creation of a new government.


Demons of Eden  (Gold Eagle, 1997.)


Deathlands #36.


                On the run from pirates, a band of survivalists finds a lost valley where people have formed a partnership with their environment.


Desert Kings  (Gold Eagle, 2008.)


Deathlands #76.


The travelers encounter a cyborg.


Desolation Crossing  (Gold Eagle, 2009.)


Deathlands #82.


A caravan crosses part of ruined America.


Destiny Run  (Gold Eagle, 1997.)


Outlanders #2.


                Rebels against a feudal post nuclear world travel to Asia where they hope to uncover secrets of the past that will help to shape the future.


Destiny's Truth  (Gold Eagle, 2002.)


Deathlands #60.


                A band of adventurers gets entangled with a tribe of female warriors and a mysterious cult.


Devil in the Moon  (Gold Eagle, 2002.)


Outlanders #21.


                Attempts to rebuild human civilization after a catastrophe are hindered by a sinister, secretive force.


Devil Riders  (Gold Eagle, 2003.)


Deathlands #63.




Distortion Offensive  (Gold Eagle, 2010.)


Outlanders #55.


A battle for artifacts that hold reality together.


Doom Dynasty  (Gold Eagle, 2001.) (Mark Ellis)


Outlanders #15.


               The rulers of a post apocalyptic world begin to die mysteriously.


Doom Helix  (Gold Eagle, 2010.)


Deathlands #89.




Doomstar Relic  (Gold Eagle, 1998.)


Outlanders #6.


                A renegade from the fortified cities flees to the Outlands in search of a way to help humankind start building back the civilization that was lost.


Downrigger's Drift  (Gold Eagle, 2011.)


Deathlands #91.




Dragon City  (Gold Eagle, 2012.)


Outlanders #61.


Aliens rule the Earth.


Dragoneye  (Gold Eagle, 2002.)


Outlanders #22.


                Aliens concealed on the moon are manipulating the human race.


Earthblood  (Gold Eagle, 1994.)


Earthblood #1.


A space mission returns to an Earth that has been devastated and depopulated by plague, and sets out across the new wilderness to find out who has survived.


Eclipse at Noon  (Gold Eagle, 1996.)


Deathlands #32.


After escaping from a tyrannical ruler, a band of heroes voyages on a Mississippi riverboat generations after a nuclear war has devastated the Earth.


Eden's Twilight  (Gold Eagle, ?)


Deathlands #81.




Emerald Fire  (Gold Eagle, 1995.)


Deathlands #28


Survivors of the cataclysm visit an abandoned military base in the Amazon where they are greeted by the natives, only as part of a terrible trap.


Encounter  (Gold Eagle, 1999.)


Deathlands #45.


                An origin story, set in the early days of the holocaust that destroyed civilization.  The continuing protagonist has his first taste of blood.  Includes a number of essays about the creation and maintenance of the series.


End Day (Gold Eagle, 2015.)




Equinox Zero  (Gold Eagle, 2003.)


Outlanders #24.


                In the aftermath of Armageddon, Viking warriors try to bring about a non-magical Ragnarok.


Evil Abyss  (Gold Eage, 2005.


Outlanders #32.


                A battle for advanced technology in Cambodia.


Exile to Hell  (Gold Eagle, 1997.)


Outlanders #1.


                A rebel teams up with a scientist in the aftermath of a nuclear war to oppose the dictatorship imposed by the fortified cities that survived the war.


Far Empire  (Gold Eagle, 2002.)


Outlanders #23.


                The battle for human freedom against alien domination continues.


Forbidden Trespass (Gold Eagle, 2015.) (Victor Milan.)


Mutants attack a recovering community.


Freedom Lost  (Gold Eagle, 1998.)


Deathlands #40.


                Fugitives barricade themselves in a ruined shopping mall.


Fury's Pilgrims  (Gold Eagle, 1993.)


Deathlands #17.


A band of adventurers arrives by matter transmitter in the ruins of Chicago, where they are attacked by a band of female mutants who kill everyone who ventures into their territory.


Gaia's Demise  (Gold Eagle, 1999.)


Deathlands #47.


                Two centuries after the holocaust, a group conspires to use a secret weapon from the past to force the separate city states of the East Coast to unite as a single power.


Gemini Rising  (Gold Eagle, 1999.)


Deathlands #46.


                Civil war in a post-nuclear society.


Genesis Echo  (Gold Eagle, 1995.)


Deathlands #25.


                The survivalist band takes shelter at a working medical research laboratory in Maine until some of the scientists begin planning to use one of their number as the subject of some strange experiments.


Genesis Sinister  (Gold Eagle, 2012.)  (Rik Hoskin.)


Outlands #63.


Powerful artifacts could wipe out the remainder of the human race.

Ghostwalk  (Gold Eagle, 2008.) (Mark Ellis)


Outlander #45.


An intelligent virus menaces the world.


God War  (Gold Eagle, 2012.)


Outlands #62.




Grailstone Gambit, The  (Gold Eagle, 2007.) (Mark Ellis)


Outlanders #44.


A warlord revives the image of Merlin.


Ground Zero  (Gold Eagle, 1995.)


Deathlands #27.


The wandering survivors travel to the nation's dead capital to confront an ambitious local tyrant while avoiding death through radiation, plague, and the other after effects of the war.


Hanging Judge (Gold Eagle, 2014.)






Haven's Blight  (Gold Eagle, 2012.)






Hellbenders  (Gold Eagle, 2004.)


Deathlands #65.


                Another effort to revive a technology lost in post apocalyptic America.


Hellbound Fury  (Gold Eagle, 1999.)


Outlanders #8.


                After a nuclear holocaust, survivors find an exit to another reality.


Hell Rising  (Gold Eagle, 2000)


Outlanders #14.


                A nuclear war has left Britain in ruins and reveals an ancient city long buried under the sea.


Hell Road Warriors  (Gold Eagle, 2012.)


Deathlands #?




Hell's Maw (Gold Eagle, 2015.)




Homeward Bound  (Gold Eagle, 1988.)


Deathlands #5.


The central figure in this postwar adventure series returns to ruined Virginia to avenge the death of his father at the hands of his power mad brother.  There follows, predictably, an escalating conflict and a final, violent end to the rule of a petty despot.


Hydra’s Ring  (Gold Eagle, 2006.) (Mark Ellis)


Outlanders #39.


                A Chinese warlord tries to rule a post apocalyptic Earth.


Ice and Fire  (Gold Eagle, 1988.)


Deathlands #8


Gasoline has become a major resource in the rebuilding of the US following a nuclear war, and California is a major source of that commodity.  The possibility of great wealth leads to a series of increasingly violent battles for control.


Iceblood  (Gold Eagle, 1998.)


Outlanders #7.


                Following a nuclear cataclysm, one of the survivors undergoes a mental probe that gives him the knowledge of a powerful object hidden in Tibet, so he mounts an expedition across a shattered world to recover it.


Infestation Cubed  (Gold Eagle, 2011.)


Outlanders #59.


Survivors of an apocalypse battle mutants.


Infinity Breach  (Gold Eagle, 2010.)


Outlanders #53.




Iron Rage (2015.)


Janus Trap  (Gold Eagle, 2009.) (Rik Hoskin)


Outlanders #50.


A fresh attack between cybershamans and their enemies.


Judas Strike  (Gold Eagle, 2001.) (Nick Pollotta.)


Deathlands #54.


                A band of adventurers battle a slave holding dictator in an island chain filled with mutant crabs.


Keepers of the Sun  (Gold Eagle, 1996.)


Deathlands #30.


                The world jumpers find themselves in a world ruled by Samurai.


Labyrinth  (Gold Eagle, 2006.)


Deathlands #72.


                The travelers encounter mutants worshipped as demons.


Latitude Zero  (Gold Eagle, 1990.)


Deathlands #12.


A band of adventurers is lost without supplies in an atomic wasteland.  They make a bargain with a group passing through, but find themselves facing an old enemy.


Lords of the Deep  (Gold Eagle, 2006.)


Outlanders #38.


                A domed city under the ocean wages war against the surface world.


Lost Gates  (Gold Eagle, 2011.)






Mad God's Wrath  (Gold Eagle, 2004.)


Outlanders #28.


                Revivees from suspended animation are instrumental in a drama involving the moon, Mars, and distant worlds.


Mars Arena, The  (Gold Eagle, 1997.)


Deathlands #37.


                Searching for the ruins of a crashed space station, the survivalist band gets caught in a battle between two rival warlords.


Mask of the Sphinx  (Gold Eagle, 2004.)


Outlanders #30.


                More battles of mutants and super science.


Moon Fate  (Gold Eagle, 1992.)


Deathlands #16.


The recurring protagonist and his friends are pursued through deserted canyons by a local tyrant who plans to use human sacrifice to underpin his control of a post nuclear city state.


Moonfeast  (Gold Eagle, 2010.)


Deathlands #90.


Various post-apocalyptic forces fight for control of an old naval base.


Necropolis (Gold Eagle, 2014.)






Nemesis  (Gold Eagle, 2013.)






Neutron Solstice  (Gold Eagle, 1987.)


Deathlands #3.


Mutants thrive in the swamps of Louisiana following a nuclear war.  In the cities, a small band of survivors hopes to revive the old way of life, but they are opposed by a would-be dictator who plans to carve out his own empire.


Night Eternal  (Gold Eagle, 1999.) (Mel Odom)


Outlanders #8.


                Survivors of a nuclear war visit a parallel world.


Nightmare Passage  (Gold Eagle, 1998.)


Deathlands #39.


                In a California desert, the survivalists encounter a new culture modeled after ancient Egypt, with a would be godking oppressing the local people.


No Man's Land  (Gold Eagle, 2012.)




Survivors of an apocalypse get involved in a civil war.


Northstar Rising  (Gold Eagle, 1989.)


Deathlands #10.


In a post nuclear world, a hidden cryonics lab reveals a scientist held in suspended animation, while time gateways cause anomalous appearances of Vikings in the middle of devastated North America.


Oblivion Stone  (Gold Eagle, 2010.)


Outlanders #54.




Omega Path  (Gold Eagle, 1998.)


Outlanders #4.


                Survivors of a devastated future gather in New York City for the beginning of a major offensive to overthrow the repressive dictatorship that has risen in the ashes of the old civilization.


Outer Darkness  (Gold Eagle, 1999.) (Mark Ellis)


Outlanders #9.


                Survivors of a nuclear war enter a parallel world.


Palaces of Light  (Gold Eagle, 2012.)






Pandora’s Redoubt  (Gold Eagle, 2000.)


Deathlands #50.


                Two groups battle for control of a supertank in the aftermath of a devastating war.


Pantheon of Vengeance  (Gold Eagle, 2008.) (Doug Wojtowicz)


Outlanders #46.


A body swapping menace threatens our heroes.


Parallax Red  (Gold Eagle, 1998.)


Outlanders #5.


                In the aftermath of the collapse of civilization, a band of adventurers stumbles across remnants of a dangerous scientific project which may still endanger the world.


Perception Fault  (Gold Eagle, 2011.)






Plague Lords  (Gold Eagle, 2008.)


Deathlands #79.


Pirates prey on the survivors.


Planet Hate  (Gold Eagle, 2012.)


Outlanders #60.


Hallucinations complicate a battle against mutants.


Pony Soldiers  (Gold Eagle, 1988.)


Deathlands #6.


This post holocaust adventure series takes a strange turn when the wandering protagonists reach New Mexico and are attacked by the US Cavalry, literally, transported through a time gate.


Prodigal Chalice  (Gold Eagle, 2002)


Outlanders #20.


                Mutants, pirates, and other dangers menace travelers in a post collapse North America.


Prodigal's Return  (Gold Eagle, 2011.)






Prophecy  (Gold Eagle, ?)


Deathlands #85.




Purgatory Road  (Gold Eagle, 2001.)


Outlanders #17.


                The autocracy that ruled America after a nuclear war begins to turn on itself.


Rat King  (Gold Eagle, 2000.)


Deathlands #51.


                Travelers are taken prisoner by a surviving military installation.


Reality Echo  (Gold Eagle, 2010.)


Outlanders #52.




Red Equinox  (Gold Eagle, 1989.)


Deathlands #9.


Not seen.


Red Holocaust  (Gold Eagle, 1986.)


Deathlands #2.


Survivors of a devastating nuclear war struggle to find supplies and technology in the ruins of North America.   An additional peril is the migration of bands of armed Russians across the Bering Strait. 


Refuge  (Gold Eagle, 2006.) (Victor Milan)


Outlanders #37.


                A visit to an alternate history.


Remember Tomorrow  (Gold Eagle, 2007.)


Deathlands #74.


An earthquake complicates matters in a post apocalyptic world.


Rider, Reaper  (Gold Eagle, 1994.)


Deathlands #22.


A blend of modern and primitive warfare in the Southwestern US following a nuclear war.


Rim of the World  (Gold Eagle, 2006.) (Mark Ellis.)


Outlanders #36.


                An ancient alien race reasserts its authority in post apocalyptic Africa.


Ritual Chill  (Gold Eagle, 2005.)


Deathlands #70.


                Travelers through teleporting portals encounter strange advnetures.


Road Wars  (Gold Eagle, 1994.)


Deathlands #23.


The emerging society of survivalists following the death of modern civilization is weakened when part of the community travels to the Pacific Northwest and gets involved with religious fanatics.


Salvation Road  (Gold Eagle, 2002.)


Deathlands #58.


                A power hungry dictator uses slave labor to dig for oil in post collapse Texas.


Sargasso Plunder  (Gold Eagle, 2001.) (Mel Odom)


Outlanders #18.


                Lost technology is recovered from drowned Seattle.


Satan's Seed  (Gold Eagle, 2007.)(Mark Ellis.)


Outlanders #42.


Nazis and time travel.


Savage Armada  (Gold Eagle, 2001.) (Nick Pollotta.)


Deathlands #53.


                Piracy in a post apocalyptic world.


Savage Dawn  (Gold Eagle, 2013.)


Outlands #64.




Savage Sun  (Gold Eagle, 1997.)


Outlanders #3.


                In a post apocalyptic future, a woman with powers so great that they seem almost supernatural poses an imminent threat to a band of survivors.


Scarlet Dreams (Gold Eagle, 2011.)


Outlanders #57.




Sea of Plague  (Gold Eagle, 2003.)


Outlanders #26.


                The rule of a group of repressive overlords must be reinstated to prevent an even worse future.


Seedling  (Gold Eagle, 1991.)


Deathlands #13.


A band of adventurers return to ravaged New York City to discover things are even worse.  An organized horde of reptilian mutants lives beneath the city, and the surface world is in a constant state of gang warfare.


Separation  (Gold Eagle, 2004.)


Deathlands #66.


                A tribe based on descendants of African slaves in a post apocalyptic world.


Serpent's Tooth  (Gold Eagle, 2009.) (Doug Wojtowicz)


Outlanders #48.


Survivors vs alien invaders.


Shadow Box  (Gold Eagle, 2009.) (Rik Hoskin)


Outlanders #49.


An inhuman creature starts a reign of terror.


Shadowfall  (Gold Eagle, 1995.)


Deathlands #26.


                The survivalists battle mutants and other dangers in the ruins of California.


Shadow Fortress   (Gold Eagle, 2001. ) (Nick Pollotta.)


Deathlands #55.


                Battles against a s lave empire in the Marshall Islands following the apocalypse.


Shadow Scourge  (Gold Eagle, 2000.)




                A group of mutants try to seize control of the world.


Shadow World  (Gold Eagle, 2000.)


Deathlands #49.


                Invasion from an alternate Earth.


Shaking Earth  (Gold Eagle, 2005.)


Deathlands #67.




Shatter Zone  (Gold Eagle, 2006.)


Deathlands #74.


                A band of survivors battle another post-apocalyptic dictator.


Shockscape  (Gold Eagle, 1993.)


Deathlands #18.


A commando group is sent from the ruler of postwar Colorado to arrest the killers of the son of a local ruler.  In addition to their human enemies, the group encounters a resurgent natural world as well.


Siren Song (Gold Eagle, 2014.)






Skull Throne  (Gold Eagle, 2007.)


Outlanders #41.


A battle for powerful technology buried in Mexico.


Skydark  (Gold Eagle, 1997.)


Deathlands #35.


                Yet another despotic ruler, this one leading an army of mutants out of the wastelands to conquer a newly emerging civilization.


Skydark Spawn  (Gold Eagle, 2003.)


Deathlands #61.


                The protagonists free another enslaved people from their tyrannical master.


Sky Raider  (Gold Eagle, 2007.)


Deathlands #73.


A functioning aircraft alters the balance of power.


Spoils of Victory (Gold Eagle, 2005.)


Outlanders #35.




Starfall  (Gold Eagle, 1999.)


Deathlands #44.


                Psychic powers arise after the holocaust.


Stoneface  (Gold Eagle, 1996.)


Deathlands #33.


                The protagonists find themselves battling a despot in his mountain stronghold in what was once the American West.


Storm Breakers (Gold Eagle, 2013.)


Deathlands #


Strontium Swamp  (Gold Eagle, 2006.)


Deathlands #73.


                Rationalized zombies menace a band of explorers.


Successors  (Gold Eagle, 2005.)


Outlanders #34.


                Post apocalyptic Americans battle repressive local leaders.


Sunchild  (Gold Eagle, 2001.)


Deathlands #56.


                Survivors in Seattle plan to use genetic engineering.


Sun Lord  (Gold Eagle, 2004.)


Outlanders #29.


                A revived Aztec civilization uses superscience to bolster their rule.


Sunspot  (Gold Eagle, 2007.)


Deathlands #75.


Local barons conduct open warfare for supremacy.


Tainted Crusade  (Gold Eagle, 2011.)






Talon and Fang  (Gold Eagle, 2003.)


Outlanders #25.


                Our heroes are projected into a future where civilization appears to have been restored to North America, but it's only a mask for a new form of barbarity.


Terminal White (Gold Eagle, 2015.)




Tigers of Heaven  (Gold Eagle, 2001.)


Outlanders #16.


                Feudal barons in post apocalyptic America consider pledging fealty to a master villain.


Time Castaways  (Gold Eagle, 2009.)


Deathlands #84.


Robots and mutants in a post apocalyptic future.


Time Nomads  (Gold Eagle, 1990.)


Deathlands #11.


Paralyzed by a mutated infection, a nuclear war survivor discovers that he is able to travel around mentally in space and time.  The rest of the novel is his reminiscence of the early days following the war, searching for supplies in the rebel and holding off attackers.


Tomb of Time  (Gold Eagle, 2001.) (Mark Ellis)


Outlanders #19.


                A cult lives in a ravaged Chicago in an alternate world.


Trader Redux  (Gold Eagle, 1994.)


Deathlands #24.


A group of wanderers returns to their stronghold in the nuclear wasteland of North America to find it deserted.


Truth Engine (Gold Eagle, 2011.)


Outlanders #58.




Twilight Children  (Gold Eagle, 1994.)


Deathlands #21.


The protagonist and his friends use a matter transmitter to find a promising new civilization rising on the ashes of the old, only to discover that what appears to be a benevolent and pleasant society actually conceals a malevolent secret.


Uluru Destiny  (Gold Eagle, 2004.)


Outlanders #31.


                Humans and mutants duke it out.


Vengeance Trail  (Gold Eagle, 2005.)


Deathlands #69.




Walking Damned (2015)


Warlord of the Pit  (Gold Eagle, 2010.) (Mark Ellis)


Deathlands #51.


A warlord operates from within a subterranean world.


Waterdeep  (Gold Eagle, 1997.)  Watersleep?


Death Lands #38.


                Pirates, storms at sea, and a megalomaniacal sea lord menace the survivors of the cataclysmic destruction of civilization.


Way of the Wolf  (Gold Eagle, 1998.)


Deathlands #41.


                The band of friends find themselves in the Arctic this time, where they are caught between descendants of a military installation and a tribe of neanderthals.


Wings of Death (Gold Eagle, 2014.)






Wreath of Fire  (Gold Eagle, 2000.)


Outlanders #12.


                Humans struggle to protect Earth from alien invaders.


Wretched Earth  (Gold Eagle, 2012.)






Zero City  (Gold Eagle, 2000.)


Deathlands #52.


                Survivors find a city that was largely untouched by the war, but now it is guarded by winged creatures.


AXTON, DAVID  (Pseudonym of Dean R. Koontz, whom see.)


Prison of Ice  (Lippincott, 1976, Allen, 1976, Crest, 1977.  Ballantine, 1995, as Icebound, revised, and as by Dean R. Koontz.)


                A worldwide drought is devastating the Earth, so scientists hit upon a plan to use nuclear weapons to melt some of the Arctic ice.  Something goes wrong, however, and they are stranded on a floating iceberg with nuclear weapons ready to explode under their feet.




Star Drifter  (Leisure, 1981.)


An interstellar trader is already in financial trouble when he discovers that his brother has mysteriously disappeared while visiting another star system.  He accepts a commission from a corporation he doesn't really trust, and finds himself caught between the two sides of an imminent interstellar war.


Starspinner  (Leisure, 1981.)


An interstellar pilot grows increasingly suspicious of the activities of the director of exploration, whom he suspects rightly of wanting to establish an interstellar empire with himself as its ruler.


AYCOCK, ROGER DEE  (See Roger Dee.)




Fee, Fei, Fo, Fum  (Avon, 1963.)


A satirical novel about a man who wakes up one morning to discover that he has grown to be three hundred and fifty feet tall.  Although he's initially pleased by the notoriety and power, his attitude changes when the military decides he's a threat to national security.


AYLETT, STEVE  (Also writes Fantasy.)


Atom  (Four Walls, Eight Windows, 2000.)


Accomplice #2.


                Futuristic satire involving a private detective searching for a group of criminals who have stolen the brain of Franz Kafka.


                Further adventures in a decadent, violent future.


Crime Studio  (Four Walls, Eight Windows, 2001.)


                Collection of loosely related stories set in a bizarre future.


Dummyland  (Gollancz, 2002.)


Accomplice #3.


                William Burroughs style future antics.


Karloff's Circus  (Gollancz, 2003.)


Accomplice #4.


                Stream of consciousness novel of the future.


Lint  (Thunder's Mouth, 2005.)


                Marginal biography of a fictional SF writer.


Only an Alligator  (Gollancz, 2001.)


                A surreal novel of the future that might just as easily be called fantasy as SF.


Slaughtermatic   (Phoenix House, 1998.)


Accomplice #1.


                Light adventure in a brutal future where crime has become an artform.


Toxicology  (Gollancz, 2001.)


                Collection of mostly unrelated stories.