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Ayes of Texas, The  (Del Rey, 1982.)


Texas #1.


America has surrendered to the Soviet Union, but the people of Texas refuse to go along and secede instead. As an independent nation, they are attacked by the Soviet's most modern technology, but somehow they manage to win.  Implausible but fun.


F-Cubed  (Del Rey, 1987.)


The US and the Soviet Union have disarmed and agreed to mutual inspections, but an American con man is released from prison in order to investigate a Russian plot to change the balance of power by waging biological warfare.


Grotto of the Formigans, The  (Del Rey, 1980.)


An archaeologist in Zaire stumbles into trouble when he discovers a race of creatures that live secretly in great underground caverns.


Mixed Doubles  (Del Rey, 1989.)


An entrepreneur with lax morals acquires a time machine with which he sets out to plunder time for artwork and music he can sell in the present as his own creations.


Texas on the Rocks  (Del Rey, 1986.)


Texas #2.


The Russian Empire and Texas have fought to a standstill, but Texans are about to salvage an iceberg and sell the water to the drought stricken United States in order to raise the capital to maintain their independence.


Texas Triumphant  (Del Rey, 1987.)


Texas #3.


The final confrontation between an independent Texas the the Soviet Union, after nuclear weapons destroy a Russian fleet and all of Moscow.


Vulcan's Hammer, Signet, 1967.)


Very marginal near future political thriller.




Quest for Megalodon  (Swan, 1993.)


                A prehistoric seadweller reappears and kills several people.


DAGMAR  (See also Lou Cameron, who ghostwrote these two.)


Spy Who Came in from the Copa, The  (Lancer, 1967.)


Blue Queen #1.


Spy spoof involving a death ray and a woman with the power to will people to death.


Spy with the Blue Kazoo, The  (Lancer, 1967.)


Blue Queen #2.


Even more marginal than its predecessor, this spy farce involves a supervillain planning to take over the world.


DAGMAR, PETER  (Pseudonym of Frank Pinchin, whom see.)


Alien Skies  (Digit, 1962, Arcadia, 1967.)


Astronomers discover that a large number of spaceships are assembling near Venus and possibly present a threat to Earth.


Mind Probe  (See Once in Time.)


Once in Time  (Digit, 1962.  Bill Ewington, 1973, as Mind Probe.)


Rebels force the colonization of Venus..


Sands of Time  (Digit, 1963, Arcadia, 1967.)


Story of an interstellar rebellion against a computer dictatorship.


Spaceways  (See Spykos 4.)


Spykos 4  (Digit, 1962. Bill Ewington, 1973, as Spaceways.)


Embarrassingly bad interplanetary novel about explorations and alien encounters in a system where a number of habitable planets attract human interest.


Two Equals One  (Book Guild, 1982.)


Not seen.  An invention can read information from computers.




Sandoval Transmissions, The  (Hale, 1980.)


                Not seen.




Willmoth the Wanderer  (Haskell, 1890.)


                An inhabitant of Saturn has various adventures.


DAIN, ALEX  (Pseudonym of Alex Lukeman.)


Bane of Kanthos  (Ace, 1969, bound with ?)






State of Mind, A  (Muller, 1964.)


Not seen.  Dystopian society following a nuclear war.




House That Hate Built, The (Armchair, 2017, bound with Nightmare Tower by Sam Merwin Jr. Magazine appearance 1953.)


A castle on Mars is involved with a number of criminals.


DALE, ADAM  (House pseudonym.)


Southern Exploration  (Curtis, 1963.)  (Arthur Woolf.)


Not seen.  Exploration looking for a fabulous plant stumbles across a lost tribe.




Chief Sexecutive, The  (Adult, 1968.)


                Pornography set in the near future.




Hunter's Fire, A  (Signet, 1989.)


A nuclear attack has left America defenseless and Russian troops pour in to occupy the country.  But the survivors have organized into an effective resistance force to harry their attackers.




Song of the Swan  (Upublish, 1999.)


Swan #1.


                Scientists discover a message concealed in the noise from a nearby nova.


Song of the Swan II  (Upublish, 1999.)


Swan #2.


                The information contained in an alien broadcast may mask a mysterious threat to humanity.


DALEY, BRIAN  (Writes in collaboration with James Luceno as James McKinney, whom see.  Also writes Fantasy.)


Empire Strikes Back, The: Radio Dramatization  (Del Rey, 1995.)


Script for the radio version of the movie.


Fall of the White Ship Avatar  (Del Rey, 1986, Grafton, 1990.)


Hoyt & Fitzhugh #3.


Having caused the collapse of the government of Earth, Hoyt now intends to use the spaceship he inherited to track down the treasure house of technology left by an ancient and now apparently extinct alien race.


Han Solo and the Lost Legacy  (Del Rey, 1980, Sphere, 1981.)


Star Wars: Han Solo #3.


Han Solo is off to a remote world in search of a rumored treasure, only to have his ship hijacked and himself set upon by killer robots and other enemies.


Han Solo at Star's End  (Del Rey, 1979, Sphere, 1979.)


Star Wars: Han Solo #1.


The Millenium Falcon is deemed too dangerous to fly so Han Solo decides to have it repaired.  Unfortunately, the only man he trusts to work on his ship has disappeared, and his daughter will cooperate only if he agrees to search for the missing man.


Han Solo's Revenge  (Del Rey, 1979, Sphere, 1980.)


Star Wars: Han Solo #2.


Han Solo and Chewbacca get involved against their will with a group of slave traders.  Although they foil the slavers' plot, the authorities still think that they were involved, and a security officer is hot on their trail.


Jinx on a Terran Inheritance  (Del Rey, 1985, Grafton, 1990.)


Hoyt & Fitzhugh #2.


Hoyt has inherited a valuable starship, which he would claim, if he could figure out where it was, if the government of Earth doesn't take it away from him afterwards, if the mysterious assassins on his trail let him live long enough to find.


Requiem for a Ruler of Worlds  (Del Rey, 1985, Grafton, 1989.)


Hoyt & Fitzhugh #1.


Earth has become a backwater planet with few resources, so the government is interested when one of its citizens becomes heir to an offworld fortune.  Despite his objections, he is bundled off into space, and despite her objections, a space pilot is coerced into making sure he arrives safely.


Screaming Across the Sky, A  (Del Rey, 1998.)


Gammalaw #2.


                Human armies and mercenaries make their first major moves against an invading alien race, although internal differences still make cooperation difficult.


Smoke on the Water  (Del Rey, 1998.)


Gammalaw #1.


                The Exts are rebels who face almost certain death at the hands of the conquerors of their planet, the equally human but much more organized Periapts.  The last members of their army agree to an armistice by which they enter a temporary exile as mercenaries for the Periapts, who are battling an alien race elsewhere in the galaxy.  But they have ulterior motives for accepting.


Star Wars: Radio Dramatization  (Del Rey, 1994.)


Script for the radio version of the movie.


Tron  (Del Rey, 1982, based on the screenplay by Steven Lisberger and Bonnie MacBird.)


Novelization of the film about a man who is pulled into a computer program and who has a series of adventures playing various computer games as part of the programming.




Parallel 59  (BBC, 2000.)


A Doctor Who novel.


                The Doctor is captured by a militaristic faction of a remote planet which wants to use his knowledge to provide themselves with an insuperable advance in space travel techniques.




Lost Planet, The  (Winston, 1956.)


Adventures involving contact between the human race and a species of intelligent octopus living on another world.


DALMAS, JOHN  (Pseudonym of John R. Jones.  See also collaborations which follow.)


Bavarian Gate, The  (Baen, 1997.)


Farside #2.


Agents of Nazi Germany have discovered the gateway to an alternate universe where mystic powers work and hope to import some of those practitioners to help them win the war.


Fanglith  (Baen, 1985.)


Fanglith #1.


Two youngsters and a telepathic wolf set out to rescue their parents from the most barbaric planet in the universe, despite the arrival of secretive police agents who would prefer that their parents never leave alive.


General's President, The  (Baen, 1988.)


In a chaotic near future America, the Pentagon effectively has veto power over the choice of the next President.  They handpick someone likely to cater to their interests, but much to their surprise, he is transformed by the job into an active proponent of the liberties they hope to suppress.


Helverti Invasion, The  (Baen, 2003.)


Mystic Earth #2.


                Furry aliens attempt to conquer Earth and discover that human psychic talents offset their technology.


Homecoming  (Tor, 1984.)


Yngling #2.


After being cut off from Earth for many generations, a colony sends a ship back and finds that the world has descended into barbarism.  Among the most successful of the clan leaders is the Yngling, who confronts their technology with primitive weapons and nomadic warriors.


Kalif's War, The  (Baen, 1991.)


Regiment #3.


The White Regiment has been instrumental in defeating the initial attacks of armies led by a religious fanatic.  Now he's regrouping and creating a fleet of super warships, unaware that outside forces are trying to support a coup within his own ranks.


Lantern of God, The   (Baen, 1989.)


A shipload of androids crashes on an uncharted world and the artificial creatures create their own society free of human domination.  When a group of humans stumbles across that world thousands of years later, the androids are faced with the possible loss of their freedom.


Lion of Farside  (Baen, 1995.)


Farside #1.


This one could just as easily be called fantasy.  A plainspoken hero from America crosses an interdimensional barrier to another world to pursue his kidnapped wife and becomes the most feared military leader in that realm.


Lion Returns, The  (Baen, 1999.)


Farside #3.


                An American returns to a parallel universe where he finds that his military skills are welcomed rather than feared.  As another war brews in that realm, he must defeat an old enemy who seeks a superweapon that could destroy both universes.


Lizard War, The  (Baen, 1989.)


Mystic Earth #1.


Aliens conquer the primitive human culture that exists following a nuclear war, but secretive warrior groups are organized to wage a constant guerilla war against the reptilian invaders.


Orc Wars, The   (Baen, 1992.)


Yngling series.


Omnibus containing The Yngling and Homecoming, plus a short story.


Puppet Master, The  (Baen, 2001.)


                Collection of three related stories about a private detective in future Los Angeles.


Reality Matrix, The  (Baen, 1986.)


A small group of scientists uncover evidence that the nature of reality is in flux, and some of them eventually learn that there are creatures in other realities manipulating the very structure of the universe.


Regiment, The  (Baen, 1987.)


Regiment #1.


Opening volume of a series about a planet whose main export is mercenary soldiers, highly trained and skilled.  Their initial missions are, as you might expect, successful.


Regiment: A Trilogy, The  (Baen, 2004.)


                Omnibus of The Regiment, The White Regiment, and The Regiment's War.


Regiment's War, The  (Baen, 1993.)


Regiment #4.


The highly regarded White Regiment is hired to defend one of two worlds in an interplanetary war, but their enemies have contracted the Black Regiment, the fabled warrior group which trained them in the first place.


Return to Fanglith  (Baen, 1987.)


Fanglith #2.


Rebels fleeing an oppressive interstellar empire take refuge on Earth during the days of the Norman Conquest, and find themselves prisoners of barbaric humans with surprisingly effective weapons.


Scroll of Man, The  (Tor, 1985.)


An unwilling hero from the present is conveyed eons into the future to complete a task that might save the much changed human race. 


Second Coming, The  (Baen, 2004.)


Millennium #1.


                Political intrigue in the near future surrounding the founding of a new religion.


Soldiers  (Baen, 2001.)


                Humanity has just about abandoned war when an alien armada begins wiping out colony worlds.  A few who still have the old combative sense spearhead efforts to defend the race from the onslaught.


Three Cornered War, The  (Baen, 1999.)


Regiment #5.


                The remnants of a fallen human empire have forsworn military research, which turns out to have been a mistake.  Other humans have developed advanced weapons, and have fewer scruples about using them, and a hostile alien race believes all of humanity to be warlike.


Varkaus Conspiracy, The  (Tor, 1983.)


The Soviet Union creates an unlikely superman in their attempt to undermine the government of the US.  Odd political tale about a middle aged football hero who is actually a superhuman agent.


Walkaway Clause, The  (Baen, 1986.)


Two separate assassins are sent to a remote world to kill that planet's ruler, but their secondary task is to eliminate each other as well.


White Regiment, The  (Baen, 1990.)


Regiment #2.


An interstellar human society organizes a crack military group by using sophisticated psychological and physical testing and organizing a rigorous training plan.  Military oriented story chronicling the early successes of the new strike force.


Yngling, The  (Pyramid, 1971.  Tor, 1984, revised.)


Yngling #1.


A warrior in a barbaric future Earth battles against a nomadic warlord who is able to move his personality from one body to another. An emerging Nordic culture resists his army against the backdrop of a new ice age.


Yngling and the Circle of Power, The  (Baen, 1992.)


Yngling #3.


Third adventure of a barbarian warrior trying to uphold the independence of his nomadic people in a barbaric post-disaster Europe.  This time he has to organize resistance against hordes from Mongolia who are assisted by strange psychic powers.


Yngling in Yamato, The  (Baen, 1994.)


Yngling #4.


A barbarian leader with psychic powers, allied with visitors from a long lost human colony, travels to Japan on a visit that might become permanent when a local feudal lord decides to impress him into personal service.




Touch the Stars: Emergence  (Tor, 1983.)


A secret cabal has been manipulated human history for generations, but the advent of space travel endangers their control, particularly when an Apache entrepreneur becomes involved. So they decide to kill him, even if it takes a nuclear bomb to accomplish the task.




Playmasters, The  (Baen, 1987.)


An alien race that amuses itself by watching other races engage in warfare tries to provoke a war among humans.  And to make things even more interesting, they inspire a governmental think tank to develop superweapons far in advance of what would ordinarily have been achieved.  Fortunately, humans have a tendency to gang up against a common enemy.




1985  (Pluto Press, 1983, translated from the Hungarian by Stuart Hood & Estella Schmid.)


Mildly interesting "sequel" to George Orwell's 1984.




Lesbia Newman  (George Redway, 1889.)


Britain's social fabric is unalterably changed after a series of international reversals.




Black Death, The  (Sampson Low, 1934.)


                Future war novel.


DALTON, SEAN  (Pseudonym of Deborah Chester, whom see.  See also Jay Blakeney.)


Beyond the Void  (Ace, 1991.)


Starhawks #3.


Earth's war with the Salukan empire becomes more complex when a third force appears, striking with impunity at ships from both sides, carrying off their crews.  Bryan Kelly and his team are sent to investigate and identify the new enemy.


Code Name Peregrine  (Ace, 1990.)


Starhawks #2.


A prominent member of the rival Salukan empire wants to defect, along with his family, to Earth's side in an interstellar war.  A commando team is sent to help him escape, but almost ends up captured instead.


Destination: Mutiny  (Ace, 1991.)


Starhawks #5.


The Starhawks steal an advanced starship from their own side in order to rescue a comrade left behind on a previous mission.


Pieces of Eight   (Ace, 1992.)


Time Institute #3.


Noel Kedran and his alternate self, both time travelers, contend to control the flow of human history in the age of the Caribbean pirates.


Puzzle  (Ace, 1995.)


An Earth II novel.


A handful of humans shipwrecked on the world they hope to colonize travel across country, narrowly escaping a dangerous stampede, and discovering an underground city.


Restoration  (Ace, 1994.)


Time Institute #4.


The hero and his evil twin journey back to Restoration England in their continuing efforts to control the flow of time, and to destroy each other.


Rostma Lure, The  (Ace, 1991.)


Starhawks #4.


Commandos are sent to a brutal world to infiltrate the slave camps and rescue a woman held captive there.  On that world, they discover a thriving drug trade, and they manage to undermine that project as well while completing their mission.


Salukan Gambit, The  (Ace, 1992.)


Starhawks #6.


Internal power struggles within the Salukan empire threaten to change the character of the war with Earth's forces, so the Starhawks undertake a mission that might decide who sits on the throne of that alien race.


Showdown   (Ace, 1992.)


Time Institute #2.


A time traveler and his evil twin struggle to affect the future by altering the destiny of a young woman who has been captured by Apaches in 19th Century New Mexico.


Space Hawks  (Ace, 1990.)


Starhawks #1.


An interstellar spy and his team infiltrate a planet conquered by alien invaders and help lead a revolution.  The series started as "Space Hawks" and changed to "Starhawks" with the third volume.


Termination  (Ace, 1995.)


Time Institute #6.


Concluding volume of the changewar series.  Both versions of the protagonist journey to Renaissance Italy where the good one is captured and sentenced to death.


Time Trap  (Ace, 1992.)


Time Institute #1.


The future has become a tapestry of riots, terrorism, and social disintegration.  At the Time Institute, one scientist has become a time traveler.  In the opening volume, he returns to 14th Century Greece where he contends with an alternate version of himself.


Turncoat  (Ace, 1994.)


Time Institute #5.


One version of Noel Kedran is planning to assassinate George Washington and change the outcome of the Revolutionary War while his alternate ego tries to keep things the way they were.




Cattle Mutilators, The  (Manor, 1980.)


An investigator looking into cattle mutilations learns of similar outrages on humans, despite warnings from the military to mind his own business.  He perseveres, is falsely imprisoned in a mental hospital, escapes, and finds out that aliens really are experimenting on humans.




Ultimate Evil, The  (Target, 1989.)


A Doctor Who novel.


The Doctor arrives on a world that has enjoyed many generations of peace, just as an outsider arrives selling weapons, and working behind the scenes to manufacture a demand for his merchandise.




Beauty  (Dell, 1992.)


Marginal bit about advances in plastic surgery and associated treatments that allow anyone to become fantastically beautiful.  But naturally there's a sinister side effect.


In the Courts of the Sun  (Dutton, 2009.)


Maya #1.


A kind of mental time travel is employed to find out if the Mayans knew why the world was going to end in 2012.




Silvabamba  (Fearon-Pitman, 1977.)


Marginal lost world adventure story.


D'AMMASSA, DON  (Also writes Fantasy and Horror.)


Alien & Otherwise (Managansett, 2015.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Carbon Copies (Managansett, 2015.)


Collection of related short stories.


Haven  (Five Star, 2004, Managansett, 2015.)


                A tourist stumbles over a dead body which subsequently disappears, dropping him in the middle of a political struggle over the planet's future.  Set in the same universe as the Sandor Dyle series.


Narcissus  (Five Star, 2007, Managansett, 2015.)


Sandor Dyle #2.


                Someone murders the artificial intelligence running a luxury starship.  Is it connected to the later murder of a prominent and thoroughly despised politician?


Phantom of the Space Opera (Managansett, 2015.)


Collection of mostly unrelated stories.


Sandcastles (Managansett, 2015.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Scarab  (Five Star, 2004, Managansett, 2015.)


Sandor Dyle #1.


                The authorities on Tashista expend little effort in tracking down a serial killer until the son of a prominent official turns up as his latest victim.


Sinking Island, The  (Managansett, 2015.)


Castaways discover strange forms of life on an uncharted island.


Translation Station (Merry Blacksmith, 2011.)


Collection of sometimes related stories.


DAN, URI  (See collaboration with Peter Mann.)


DANE, CHRISTOPHER  (See also Adriana DeBolt. Also writes Fantasy.)


Galactic Arena, The  (Carousel, 1981.)


Various battles in the arena of a primitive world dominated by an evil woman with psi powers.


Riders of the Dragon  (Carousel, 1981.)


Plague and famine destroy the civilization of a distant world.  In the aftermath, various political forces contend for power in this truly wretched adventure novel.




Relentless  (Heat, 2009.)


Erotica set in an interstellar empire.




Space Machine, The  (Lenox Hill, 1971.)


                A scientist invents the ultimate energy source and worries that it will be used as a weapon.


DANIEL, KATE  (See collaboration with Katharine Kerr.)




Chocky's Challenge  (Magnet, 1986, from the screenplay by Anthony Read.)


Novelization of television sequel to Chocky by John Wyndham. An invisible alien contacts human children.


DANIEL, TONY  (See collaboration with David Drake.)


Devil's Bargain  (Pocket, 2013.)


A Star Trek novel.


Colonists refuse to leave a doomed world.


Earthling  (Tor, 1997.)


                A sentient drilling machine designed to operate on its own in the Pacific Northwest continues to function even after a cataclysmic change destroys much of civilization.  The primitive society that exists afterwards considers the machine a supernatural creature.


Guardian of Night  (Baen, 2012.)


An alien military officer defects to Earth.


Metaplanetary  (Tor, 2001.)


Metaplanetary #1.


                The solar system is divided into two camps.  The inner planets are a dictatorship which relies on artificial intelligent nanotech personalities who are treated as slaves.  The outer planets offer a haven for those who escape, but eventually the schism results in a major war.


Robotís Twilight Companion, The  (Golden Gryphon, 1999.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Savage Trade (Pocket, 2015.)


A Star Trek novel.




Superluminal  (Eos, 2004.)


Metaplanetary #2.


                Several characters get caught up in the war between the inner and outer planets of the solar system.


Warpath  (Tor, 1993.)


Unusual story in which native Americans have found a metaphysical means of traveling to other worlds by canoe, which places them at odds with a highly technological society that has colonized the stars using machinery.




1999 Sex Erotics  (Classic Publications, 1970.)




DANIELS, MAX  (Pseudonym of Roberta Gellis, who also writes Fantasy under that name.)


Offworld  (Pocket, 1979.)


A convicted criminal accepts exile to a primitive planet where he finds a new vocation by agreeing to help rescue an imprisoned revolutionary from her corrupt captor.


Space Guardian, The  (Pocket, 1978.)


A shapechanger and friends set out on an interstellar journey to search for a missing artifact that may change the future of the entire galaxy.




Eve: The Burning Life  (Tor, 2009.)


Eve #1.


Intergalactic adventure, based on a computer game.




Admiral  (Ace, 2016.)


Evaguardian #1.


Intergalactic War.


Free Space (Ace, 2017.)


Evaguardian #2.


Animosities persist following an intergalactic war.


Glory of the Empress, The (Ace, 2018.)


Military SF.




Attack of the Mole Master  (Little Brown, 2004.)


Sidekicks #3.




Candy Man Cometh, The  (Little Brown, 2004.)


Sidekicks #4.


                A supervillain tries to infect the world with tooth decay.


Operation Squish  (Little Brown, 2003.)


Sidekicks #2.




Sidekicks  (Little Brown, 2003.)


Sidekicks #1.




DANN, JACK  (See also collaboration with Jack Haldeman.)


Echoes of Thunder  (Tor, 1991, bound with Run for the Stars by Harlan Ellison.)




Fiction Factory, The  (Golden Gryphon, 2005.)


                Collection of unrelated stories, each of which is a collaboration.


Jubilee  (Voyager, 2001, Tor, 2002.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Junction  (Dell, 1981.)


SF bordering on fantasy.  The laws of cause and effect have broken down, and the world is invaded by creatures from alternate realities.  An unlikely adventurer sets out on an odyssey to a very different New York City.


Man Who Melted, The.  (Bluejay, 1984, St Martins, 1984, Bantam, 1986, Pyr, 2007.)


A massive wave of telepathic contact has devastated the world and left society in shambles.  Against that background, one of the survivors searches through the aftermath to find the woman he loves.


Memory Cathedral, The  (Bantam, 1996.)


Leonardo Da Vinci travels to Syria where he builds a working flying machine.  Unfortunately, his patron uses it as a weapon against his enemies, until Da Vinci finds a way to bring about his downfall.


Starhiker  (Harper & Row, 1967.)


A fugitive from Earth escapes aboard an alien spaceship, has a variety of adventures on other worlds before returning to his conquered home planet.


Timetipping  (Doubleday, 1980.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Visitations  (Five Star, 2003.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.




Song of the Axe  (Forge, 2001, Tor, 2002.)


                A prehistoric couple battle an invading tribe, escape, but are pursued by its vengeful shaman.


Song of the Earth  (Forge, 2005.)


                Prequel to Song of the Axe.


DANN, JOSHUA  (See also J.D. Austin.)


Second Time Around  (Ace, 1998.)


Timeshare #2.


                A film maker on a trip to the 1920ís fails to return to his home time, and John Surrey is sent to track him down and bring him back, one way or another.


Time for War, A  (Ace, 1999.)


Timeshare #3.


                A time agent has rescued the woman he loves from World War II England and brought her to the future.  Unfortunately, she can't be happy knowing about the deaths of her friends, so he breaks the rules to help her rescue some of them.


Timeshare  (Ace, 1997.)


Timeshare #1.


An ex-cop becomes security agent for a time travel vacation company and decides to break the rules he's supposed to be avoiding.  He affects the evacuation of Dunkirk in favor of the Allies, interacts with various Hollywood figures, and rescues the woman he loves in this often interesting but very implausible tale.




Third Body, The   (Popular Library, 1979.)


Men and women have separated into two separate nations, and the love is a forbidden activity.  Two rebels fall in love and break the rules, and change the course of human history in this implausible and preachy parable.




Cosmos Incorporated  (Del Rey, 2008, translated from the French by Tina A. Kover.)


A man with amnesia has been programmed as an assassin in a repressive future world.


Grand Junction  (Del Rey, 2009, translated from the French by Tina K. Kover.)


Viruses destroy most technology and civilization crashes.


DANTZ, WILLIAM R.  (Pseudonym of W.R. Philbrick.)


Hunger   (Tor, 1992.)


A maritime institute breeds supersharks much more dangerous and adaptable than any ordinary type, but then they inadvertently allow them to escape and the oceans become a dangerous place for human beings.


Nine Levels Down  (Tor, 1995.)


                Marginal thriller about an experimental implant that neutralizes homocidal impulses.  Unfortunately, it doesnít work with one killer who kidnaps the inventor.


Pulse  (Avon, 1980.)


Not seen.


Seventh Sleeper, The  (Avon, 1991.)


A religious cult uses ancient knowledge to convert people to deathless warriors. Technically a horror novel, but there's an attempt to rationalize the process.


DANVERS, DENNIS  (See also Robert Sydney. Also writes Horror.)


Circuit of Heaven  (Avon, 1998.)


Cyberspace #1.


                A rebel in a future where most people have abandoned their bodies to live in cyberspace finds everything he believes in is questionable after he falls in love.


End of Days  (Avon, 1999.)


Cyberspace #2.


                Religious fanatics dominate the Earth in the aftermath of the destruction of a society in which personalities were routinely transferred to cyberspace.  One man discovers that the old technology was not destroyed after all, and that the disembodied personalities are still functioning.


Fourth World, The  (Avon Eos, 2000.)


                A disenchanted cameraman disappears after recording government atrocities in rural Mexico.  Although he is officially declared dead, a friend believes that he is still alive and enlists the aid of a teenaged computer hacker to track him down.


Watch, The  (Avon Eos, 2002.)


                A visitor from the distant future gives Prince Kropotkin a new life in Richmond, Virginia in 1999, where he learns the new meaning of capitalism and helps fellow time travelers.




Blood Is Thicker Than Water  (Tower, 1895.)


                A future war between France and Germany.




This Place Has No Atmosphere  (Delacorte, 1986, Dell Laurel, 1987.)


A teenager is forced to accompany her family to a small colony on the moon where she undergoes the usual struggle to find new friends and make a new life.


DARBY, LYNDON  (Pseudonym of Lynne Kinnerley and Ann Grimsley.  Also writes Fantasy.)


Bloodseed  (Unwin, 1988.)


Eye of Time #2.


                Not seen.


Crystal and Steel  (Unwin, 1988.)


Eye of Time #1.


                Not seen.


Phoenix Fire  (Unwin, 1989.)


Eye of Time #3.


                Not seen.




Shadows of Dawn  (RealiCorp, 1992.)


Legends of the Guardian Corps #1.


The Guardians are attempting to protect the galaxy from an evil villain who uses black holes as weapons.  Heavily illustrated, but really badly written.  A sequel, Mindscape, was announced but probably never appeared.




Assignment Tokyo  (Signet, 1966, Horwitz, 1966.)


A Mark Hood adventure.


A villainous group successfully disables the entire missile defense system of the western world.


Come Die With Me  (Signet, 1965, Horwitz, 1965.)


A Mark Hood adventure.


An ex-Nazi based in Brazil steals three nuclear weapons and plots to provoke a nuclear war.


Invisibles, The  (Signet, 1969, Horwitz, 1969.)


A Mark Hood adventure.


A spy infiltrates the voodoo culture of Haiti to find out who is trafficking in stolen nuclear weapons.


Operation Ice Cap  (Signet, 1969, Horwitz, 1969.)


A Mark Hood adventure.


A spy investigates the source of a wave of heat that is melting the icecaps and threatening to flood much of the world.


Operation Octopus  (Signet, 1968, Horwitz, 1968.)


A Mark Hood adventure.


An undersea city and surgical experiments designed to allow humans to breathe underwater pose a new threat for agent Mark Hood.


Operation Scuba  (Signet, 1967, Horwitz, 1967.)


A Mark Hood adventure.


An agent on a routine investigation stumbles across another plot to use super science to seize control of the world.


Sea Scrape  (Signet, 1971, Horwitz, 1970.)


A Mark Hood adventure.


An international criminal seizes control of a Polaris submarine and threatens to destroy six major world cities.


Spying Blind  (Signet, 1968, Horwitz, 1968.)


A Mark Hood adventure.


Marginal spy adventure involving the hijacking of a Russian space probe.


Sword of Genghis Khan, The  (Signet, 1967, Horwitz, 1967.)


A Mark Hood adventure.


A Mongol warlord has a weapon that has the potential to destroy the entire world.


Throne of Satan  (Signet, 1967, Horwitz, 1967.)


A Mark Hood adventure.


Mark Hood infiltrates the fortress of an international terrorist who has assembled a scientific staff to create a superweapon with which to conquer the world.




City of Gold and Lepers  (Black Coat, 2004, translated from the 1927 French edition by Jean-Marc and Randy Lofficier.)


                An explorer stumbles into the stronghold of a criminal mastermind who uses nuclear power and a controlled plague to dominate his people.




Hostage for Hinterland, A  (Del Rey, 1976.  Magazine version, 1975, as Helium.)


Barbarians and "civilized" urban dwellers contend in the far future when cities float in the sky and humanity has turned its eyes inward.


Karma  (See The Karma Affair.)


Karma Affair, The  (Ace, 1979.  St Martins, 1978, as Karma.)


A religious order takes as its mission the safeguarding of nuclear waste in a future where telepathic animals, sentient weapons, and demonstrable proof of the existence of the human soul are taken for granted.


Purgatory Zone, The  (Ace, 1981.)


A man who rejects the telepathic union that is the rule in his world accepts exile to a parallel universe, but discovers that every reality has its drawbacks.


Siege of Faltara, The  (Ace, 1978.)


An agent is sent to a world ruled by a brutal dictatorship in order to organize a revolution.  Although he has found a way to counteract the tyrant's use of mind controlling drugs, he underestimates their tenacity.


Splendid Freedom, The  (Ace, 1980.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


DARLTON, CLARK  (See also Walter Ernsting.  The Perry Rhodan and Atlan novels are multi-author series originally published in Germany.)




Attack from the Unseen  (Ace, 1974.)


Perry Rhodan #50.


An entire planetary population has disappeared, victims of a race of invisible beings.


Blazing Sun  (Ace, 1976.)


Perry Rhodan #86.


Intrigue involving a group of people awakened from suspended animation in a hostile universe.


Bonds of Eternity, The  (Ace, 1975.)


Perry Rhodan #69.


More warfare between robotic fleets and a race of hostile aliens from beyond the galaxy.


Challenge of the Unknown  (Ace, 1973.)


Perry Rhodan #32.


Rhodan assists a planet to resist occupation by a race of telepathic aliens.


Conflict Center: Naator  (Ace, 1975.)


Perry Rhodan #77.


A group of commandos trains for their mission to destroy the mechanical brain commanding a hostile empire.


Dead Live, The  (Ace, 1974.)


Perry Rhodan #48.


Rhodan is off to a planet where the power to raise the dead poses a deadly (no pun intended) threat to the rest of the universe.


Earth Dies, The  (Ace, 1974.)


Perry Rhodan #41.


To avoid the devastation of Earth, Rhodan tricks two alien species into having their battle on another world that they both think is the home of humanity.


Ernst Ellert Returns!  (Ace, 1975.)


Perry Rhodan #83.


A mutant with psychic powers who was believed dead returns to report on events from the far edge of the galaxy.


Epidemic Center: Aralon  (Ace, 1974.)


Perry Rhodan #37.


A friend of Rhodan pretends to be a traitor and joins the enemy to find the cure for a mysterious illness.


Escape to Venus  (Ace, 1972.)


Perry Rhodan #15.


A woman escapes Earth only to arrive on Venus, a fierce jungle world filled with monsters.


False Front  (Ace, 1976.)


Perry Rhodan #103.


Rhodan lays siege to a subversive force holed up on a remote planet, and led by his own son.


Flight from Tarkihl  (Ace, 1977, bound with Menace of Atomigeddon by Kurt Mahr.)


Atlan #2.


The ruler of an interstellar empire is plagued by assassins sent by a rival emperor.


Galactic Riddle, The  (Ace, 1971.)


Perry Rhodan #8.


Rhodan sets out to find a hidden world that holds the secret of immortality.


Giant's Partner, The  (Ace, 1973.)


Perry Rhodan #33.


Telepaths and mutants against mind control and a supercomputer that rules an interplanetary empire.


Heritage of the Lizard People  (Ace, 1977, bound with Death's Demand by Kurt Mahr.)


Perry Rhodan #113.


A race long thought extinct lives on by its works, destructive robotic starships that endanger inhabited worlds.


Infinity Flight  (Ace, 1973.)


Perry Rhodan #24.


Confusing mishmash about an ancient world visited by Rhodan on the way to the planet of immortality.  Throw in superweapons, robots, an ice covered world, and a cute alien and you have an even bigger mess.


In the Center of the Galaxy  (Ace, 1977.)


An unnumbered Perry Rhodan novel.


An android infiltrates a race of intelligent but malevolent robots and disrupts their plan to conquer the universe.


Micro-Techs, The  (Ace, 1974.)


Perry Rhodan #55.


Thousands of scientists are kidnapped by an evil force from another dimension, and efforts to rescue them are hindered by the weakening of a new alliance.


Mutants vs Mutants  (Ace, 1972.)


Perry Rhodan #19.


Rhodan and a telepath help to organize the good mutants against the bad mutants.


Phantom Fleet  (Ace, 1976.)


Perry Rhodan #97.


Earth is menaced by a space fleet that is apparently crewed by the living dead.


Plague of Oblivion, The  (Ace, 1973.)


Perry Rhodan #23.


The telepathic people to erase memories becomes a weapon Rhodan can use to try to free a conquered world.


Prisoner of Time  (Ace, 1974.)


Perry Rhodan #56.


Agents from Earth attempt to help a remote planet prepare defenses against an imminent alien attack.


Pseudo One, The  (Ace, 1974.)


Perry Rhodan #44.


Having secured a secret drug that will save many lives, two adventurers try to escape the world where they acquired it.


Quest Through Space and Time  (Ace, 1971.)


Perry Rhodan #9.


Rhodan must solve a series of puzzles and avoid a series of traps in order to acquire the secret of immortality.


Rebels of Tuglan, The  (Ace, 1972.)


Perry Rhodan #12.


What was supposed to be a trip home goes wrong and Rhodan finds himself caught in the middle of a planetary civil war.


Recruits for Arkon  (Ace, 1975.)


Perry Rhodan #76.


Rhodan attempts to sneak agents inside the inner sanctum of the robot ruler of the Arkonide Empire in order to switch off the computer's power.


Red Eye of Betelgeuse  (Ace, 1974.)


Perry Rhodan #40.


An alien warfleet is tricked into attacking an uninhabited world in the mistaken belief that they've found the home of the human race.


Secret of the Time Vault, The  (Ace, 1971.)


Perry Rhodan #6.


Rhodan rallies his forces to help another planet beat off an attack by reptilian ravagers.


Shadows Attack, The  (Ace, 1977, bound with Savior of the Empire by K.H. Scheer.)


Perry Rhodan #118.


Invisible aliens from an unknown part of the galaxy begin attacking inhabited worlds.


Snowman in Flames  (Ace, 1973.)


Perry Rhodan #25.


A profit minded race decides to destroy an entire world in order to maximize their return on investment, but Rhodan has another balance sheet in mind.


Spaceship of Ancestors  (Ace, 1975.)


Perry Rhodan #73


An enormous spaceship, ruled by robots, crewed by zombies, drifts into the civilized part of the galaxy and starts attacking planets.


Spybot!  (Ace, 1974.)


Perry Rhodan #53.


More convoluted nonsense involving a super battleship in space, invaders from another dimension, a disruption in time, robots, genetic engineering, and the kitchen sink.


Starless Realm, The  (Ace, 1976.)


Perry Rhodan #87.


Rhodan and company are off to investigate a telepathic call for help from a remote corner of the universe.


Stolen Spacefleet, The  (Ace, 1977, boundwith Sgt. Robot by Kurt Mahr.)


Perry Rhodan #109.


Someone has stolen an entire fleet of interstellar warships, and Rhodan must solve the crime before they're used to attack some innocent world.


Thrall of Hypno, The  (Ace, 1972.)


Perry Rhodan #20.


A super hypnotist organizes an army of evil mutants in his attempt to conquer the Earth and destroy Rhodan's dreams of a free human race.


Touch of Eternity, A  (Ace, 1974.)


Perry Rhodan #57.


A ship crosses into another dimension and Rhodan tries to decide if time itself is playing tricks on him.


Under the Stars of Druufon  (Ace, 1975.)


Perry Rhodan #68.


Rhodan consults a being of pure energy in his attempt to find allies to help prevent the Earth's conquest by an interstellar empire.


Vagabond of Space  (Ace, 1976.)


Perry Rhodan #93.


One of Rhodan's alien friends has generally humorous adventures on this change of pace from the usual round of space battles.


World Gone Mad, A  (Ace, 1973.)


Perry Rhodan #29.


A mysterious sphere seems to be connected to an outbreak of contagious insanity and amnesia that has affected an entire planetary population.




Experiment, The  (Dutton, 1999.)


                A reporter meets a man who is his identical twin and who escaped from a secret government cloning project.  The two become fugitives as government agents try to prevent them from making this information public.


Mind Catcher  (Dutton, 2002.)


                A doctor is clandestinely performing experiments exchanging data between human minds and computers.


Neanderthal  (Legend, 1997, St Martins, 1997.)


                Two scientists set off in pursuit of one of their colleagues who has disappeared in the mountains of Asia.  Arriving, they discover that he has stumbled upon a colony of surviving neanderthal men, who are wanted by US intelligence officials because they have a rudimentary form of telepathy.




Terrible Aspect, A  (Citadel, 1989.)


A Blake's Seven novel.


This is actually a prequel to the television series.  A young man makes a vow to bring down a repressive interstellar government after its agents kill his father.




Ladder at the Bottom of the World, The  (Trantor, 2006.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.




Asylum  (BBC, 2001.)


A Doctor Who novel.


                The Doctor meets Francis Bacon during his investigation of a murder in the 13th Century.


Deceit  (Doctor Who Books, 1993.)


A Doctor Who New Adventure.


As the war between Earth and the Daleks comes to a close, corporations extend their reach out into the stars, including a planet where an ambitious corporation uses its private army in an attempt to become in effect planetary rulers.


Independence Day  (BBC, 2000.)


A Doctor Who novel.


                The Doctor's mission to return a borrowed device gets complicated when he finds himself on a planet where a political struggle is about to become violent.




Death Cure, The (2013)


Maze Runner, The (Delacorte, 2009.)


Maze Runner #1.


Several children are abducted to a bizarre enclosed world.


Scorch Trials, The (2011)




Final Orbit  (Avon, 1997.)


                An astronaut is killed in orbit, and the agency makes it look like the accident occurred after he was back on Earth in order to avoid an outcry.  But a senior astronaut discovers this truth, as well as the fact that it was a murder in the first place.




Nightmare Machine, The  (Belmont Tower, 1979.)


A twisted scientific genius invents a machine that can remotely manipulate dreams and uses it to cause the deaths of several people.




Anglo Saxons Onward!  (Hubbell, 1989.)


Not seen.  Future war novel.




Man of Double Deed, A.  (Doubleday, 1965, Gollancz, 1965, Pan, 1967, Berkley, 1967.)


Claus Coman #1.


The Keymen are a corps of telepathic policemen, and one of their number has stumbled across a plot to prevent the transfer of a number of malcontents to another world.


Reflections in a Mirage  (Doubleday, 1969, Hale, 1969, Curtis, ?)


Claus Coman #2.


A telepath is exiled to a remote colony world along with a number of involuntary expatriates, where he discovers that his unusual abilities may be the only thing that will keep the colonists alive.


Terminus  (Hale, 1971.)


Not seen.


Ticking Is Inside Your Head, The    (Doubleday, 1969, Hale, 1970, Curtis, ?)


Claus Coman #3.


Earth's colony worlds are on the verge of violent revolt, led unfortunately by an insane genius.  A telepath, though not loved by the government of Earth, intervenes to prevent the conflict.


Twenty One Billionth Paradox  (Doubleday, 1971.)


Related to the Claus Coman series. 


A handful of disparate characters are sent on an experiment trip to the stars, during which their internal tensions boil toward a point where they are all on the verge of murdering one another.


You Must RememberUs...?  (Hale, 1980.)


The last survivors of Earth encounter an alien race.




Yesterday: A Tory Fairy Tale  (Chapman & Hall, 1924.)


Not seen.  Future British politics.




In a Mind's Eye  (Infinity, 2002.)


                Three related stories about mind reading.


DAVID, JAMES F.  (Also writes Fantasy and Horror.)


Before the Cradle Falls  (Tor, 2002.)


                A time traveler rescues children who would have been killed by a serial murderer.


Book of Summer, The  (Tor, 2008.)


An effort to free the slaves on a colony world runs into trouble.


Dinosaur Thunder (Tor, 2014.)


Time #3.


Time is disrupted and dinosaurs reappear.


Footprints of Thunder  (Forge, 1995, Tor, 1997.)


Time #1.


                The constraints of time come loose and creatures from other time periods, dinosaurs in particular, begin to show up in the contemporary world.  In addition to the usual thrills, this precipitates a political debate about how to deal with the crisis.


Ship of the Damned  (Forge, 2000, Tor, 2002.)


                A nuclear armed ship disappears into a murky force field similar to the one involving the teleportation of a Navy ship during World War II.  A group of people experience troubling dreams about the ship, whose reappearance could have disastrous consequences.


Thunder of Time  (Forge, 2005.)


Time #2.


                Time begins to act erratically again, and this time there are humans responsible.


DAVID, PETER  (See also David Peters, plus collaborations that follow, plus others with Carmen Carter, Michael Jan Friedman, and Robert Greenberger.  Also writes Fantasy.)


After Earth (Del Rey, 2913, based on the screenplay by Gary Whitta, Will Smith, and M. Night Shyamalan.)


After Earth #1.


Crashlanding on an alien world.


After the Fall  (Pocket, ?)


A Star Trek novel.




Armies of Light and Dark  (Del Rey, 2000.)


A Babylon 5 novel.


                A member of the imperial court of Centauri Prime helps organize a resistance movement against the Emperor, whose mind is controlled by an alien parasite.  Agents of an external alliance send representatives to advise him and gather information about the race seeking to destabilize the galaxy.


As the World Burns  (TSR, 1987.)


Multi-path gamebook featuring Spiderman.


Batman Forever  (Warner, 1995, based on the script by Lee & Janet Scott Batchler and Akiva Goldsman.)


Batman and Robin team up to defeat a pair of super villains, the Riddler and Two-Face, when they hatch a plot to eliminate him from Gotham City.


Battleship (Ballantine, 2012, based on the screenplay by Erich and Jon Hoeber.)


The Navy defeats alien invaders.


Before Dishonor  (Pocket, 2007.)


A Star Trek Next Generation novel.


The Borg menace the Federation again.


Being Human  (Pocket, 2001.)


A Star Trek New Frontier novel.


                A starship pilot with an extraordinary string of accomplishments has to reveal his secret abilities at last.


Blind Man's Bluff (Gallery, 2011.)


A Star Trek New Frontier novel.


A starship captain must deal with alien invaders and a malicious AI.


Body and Soul  (Pocket, 1993, based on the script by Diane Frolov & Andrew Schneider.)


An Alien Nation novel.


There are rumors that a child has been born half human, half alien, causing more than one emotional storm.  On the one hand, racist humans are appalled, on the other, Matt Sikes and his alien friend Cathy begin to wonder if the consequences of their mutual affection might lead to similar results.


Captain's Daughter, The  (Pocket, 1995.)


A Star Trek novel.


Sulu, now a captain, is off to investigate the death of his daughter, who apparently went into a murderous rage for no particular reason.  There he discovers a plot to discredit him, masterminded by an old enemy.


Cold Wars  (Pocket, 2001.)


A Star Trek New Frontier novel.


                A Federation starship is caught in the middle when two alien races decide to revert to an old feud after an unsuspected stargate opens between them.


Cutting Ties  (In Star Trek Mirror Universe, Pocket, 2007.)


A Star Trek New Frontier novel.


 Adventures in an alternate Trek universe where the Federation has fallen and the Romulans are dominant.


Dark Allies  (Pocket, 1999.)


A Star Trek New Frontier novel.


                A Federation starship must intervene to prevent a gigantic space creature from destroying an entire planetary system.


Deathscape  (Ace, 2000.)


Psi Man #2.




Demora  (Pocket, 1996.)


A Star Trek novel.


Sulu's daughter is killed when she inexplicably attacks a senior officer.  Sulu takes leave from his own posting to investigate the case personally.


Double or Nothing  (Pocket, 1999.)


A Star Trek Next Generation novel.


                Picard and others team up to track down the source of deadly plagues which have been unleashed upon humans and other races.


End Game  (Pocket, 1997.)


A Star Trek New Frontier novel.


                A single starship from the Federation must act to prevent the last remnants of a once great empire from being completely destroyed.


Fire on High  (Pocket, 1998.)


A Star Trek: New Frontier novel.


                A Federation starship must deal with an apparently grief crazed woman who possesses a planet that can destroy entire planetary populations.


Gods Above  (Pocket, 2003.)


A Star Trek: New Frontier novel.


                A starship encounters beings who claim to be the ancient gods of Earth.


House of Cards  (Pocket, 1997.)


Star Trek:  New Frontier #2.


                Spock and Picard take passage on the Excalibur on a mission inside the old Thallonian Empire, where former subject worlds are turning to war and anarchy.


Hulk  (Del Rey, 2003, based on the screenplay by James Schamus.)


                Novelization of the film about Bruce Banner's exposure to radiation and subsequent metamorphosis into the most powerful creature on Earth.


Hunters in the Dark (Tor, 2015.)


A Halo novel.




Imzadi  (Pocket, 1993.)


A Star Trek: Next Generation novel.


Riker and Deanna Troi have put an end to their one time love affair, but there is still a special bond between them.  When she dies of illness during a negotiating session, Riker is determined to do everything he can to save her, even if it means traveling through time and violating his oath of noninterference.


In the Beginning  (Del Rey, 1998, based on the screenplay by J. Michael Straczynski.)


A Babylon 5 novel.


                A prequel to the television series, retelling the story of the causes of the war between the human race and the Minbari.


Into the Void  (Pocket, 1997.)


Star Trek: New Frontier #1.


                A spinoff series featuring the crew of the starship Excalibur on their first mission, to help the Thallonians after their empire dissolves into anarchy.


Line of Fire  (Minstrel, 1993.)


Starfleet Academy #2.


Tension between young humans and Klingons, with Worf caught in the middle as space pirates threaten a jointly colonized world.  For younger readers.


Long Night of Centauri Prime, The  (Del Rey, 1999.)


A Babylon 5 novel.


                Part of a new sub-series filling in some of the gaps from the television program.  Centauri is rebuilding after the war, but a malevolent alien race has taken control of the government.  They eventually plan to assassinate the leader of the Interstellar Alliance and take advantage of the chaos which will follow.


Main Street D.O.A.  (Ace, 2000.  Originally published as by David Peters.)


Psi Man #3.




Martyr  (Pocket, 1998.)


Star Trek: New Frontier #5


                A Federation starship arrives at a planet on the verge of a civil war, and the captain becomes confused in the minds of the populace with a religious figure.


Missing in Action  (Pocket, 2007.)


A Star Trek novel.


                A starship is trapped in an alternate universe.


Once Burned  (Pocket, 1998.)


A Star Trek  New Frontier novel.


                The story of a dishonored space captain not derived from any of the television shows or movies, how he resigned from Starfleet, and the real story behind what was told to the public.


Out of the Darkness  (Del Rey, 2000.)


A Babylon 5 novel.


                The parasitically possessed leaders of the Centauri empire are launching a series of wars against other races, but Vir Cotto has become the leader of a rebel movement that plans to unmask the alien interlopers and free their people.


Q-in-Law  (Pocket, 1991.)


A Star Trek: Next Generation novel.


Deanna's mother comes aboard the Enterprise for the wedding of two prominent alien merchants, followed shortly thereafter by the superbeing Q, who hopes to make fun of the human concept of love.  In due course he has the ship in a turmoil, but Lwaxana is a power to be reckoned with in her own right.


Quiet Place, The  (Pocket, 1999.)


A Star Trek New Frontier novel.


                A man searching the stars for his long lost sister may have discovered her on a mysterious planet where she fills a pivotal role in the local society.


Renaissance  (Pocket, 2000.)


A Star Trek New Frontiers novel.


                A human-Vulcan marriage gets complicated when the two parents disagree about the child's upbringing and get involved in a legal dispute.


Requiem  (Pocket, 2000.)


A Star Trek New Frontiers novel.


                After their starship is destroyed, the surviving crewmembers attempt to adjust.  One of them gets involved with a series of interstellar kidnappings and tracks down the beings responsible.


Restoration  (Pocket, 2000.)


A Star Trek New Frontiers novel.


                Following the destruction of his ship, a starship captain is stranded on a primitive world and gets caught up in local politics while trying to figure out how to communicate his survival offworld.


Return of the Swamp Thing, The  (Jove, 1989, based on the script by Derek Spencer and Grant Morris.)


Novelization of the film.  A beautiful young woman arrives in a small, remote town and discovers that mysterious events are happening, not the least of which is the existence of a no longer human avenger living in the swamp.


Rift, The  (Pocket, 1991.)


A Star Trek novel.


A periodic rift in space makes it possible for the Federation to send a delegation to a race that inhabits a region far too distant for ordinary travel.  But the aliens have an ulterior motive, seize the delegates as hostages, and an interplanetary war seems inevitable.


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


Film story based on the comic book characters.  A nice young man stumbles across a flying suit and uses it to outwit a German agent plotting to undermine the US government.


Rock and a Hard Place, A  (Pocket, 1990.)


A Star Trek: Next Generation novel.


Riker is sent to help a terraforming project get back on schedule, but he takes an immediate dislike to one of the project leaders.  His subsequent investigation leads him to believe that the lack of progress is at least partly attributable to the efforts of a secret alien race that resents the invasion of their world.


Sagittarius Is Bleeding  (Tor, 2006.)


A Battlestar Galactica novel.


                A series of possibly prophetic dreams threatens the stability of the human refugees.


Siege, The  (Pocket, 1993.)


A Star Trek: Deep Space Nine novel.


Instability in the wormhole forces Sisko to order it temporarily shut down, which results in crowding and tension within the station.  A serial killer begins preying on individuals from different races, and at least two warships show up demanding that the guilty party be discovered and turned over to them.


Spider-Man  (Del Rey, 2002, based on the screenplay by David Koepp.)


                The origin of Peter Parker's identity as Spider-Man, and his battles with archvillain the Green Goblin.


Spider-Man 2  (Del Rey, 2004, from the screenplay by David Koepp, Alfred Gough, and Miles Millar)


                Spidey battles Doc Octopus while resolving his own personality crisis.


Stone and Anvil  (Pocket, 2005.)


A Star Trek New Frontier novel.


                An alien aboard a Federation vessel is accused of murder.


Strike Zone  (Pocket, 1989.)


A Star Trek: Next Generation novel.


A warlike race finds surviving weapons from an older culture and uses them to press an attack against the Klingons.  Picard is sent to negotiate a ceasefire, to the world where the weapons originated, and an age old alien technology still waits.


Survival  (Minstrel, 1993.)


Starfleet Academy #3.


A young Worf and his classmates from Starfleet are stranded in the wreckage of a colony world, humans and Klingons both suspecting the other of being responsible, though there's actually a third party involved.


Thirdspace  (Del Rey, 1998, based on the screenplay by J. Michael Straczynski.)


A Babylon 5 novel


                The station has been cut off from Earth when it discovers an enormous alien artifact.  While investigating, some of the visitors are assaulted by a telepathic attack from an unknown source.


Treason  (Pocket, 2010.)


A Star Trek New Frontier novel.


A battle for succession to power on a remote world.


Triangle  (Pocket, 1998.)


A Star Trek Deep Space Nine novel.


                The story of a doomed love affair between empath Deanna Troi and the Klingon Worf.


Two-Front War, The  (Pocket, 1997.)


A Star Trek New Frontier novel.


                An abandoned spaceship seems a likely repository for the what the Excalibur needs, but it may instead be a deadly trap.  And the two neighborly residents of a nearby planet may also be more than they seem.


Vendetta  (Pocket, 1991.)


A Star Trek: Next Generation novel.


The Borg are attacking once again, and Picard rescues the only survivor of one race they destroyed.  She has the secret of a weapon that might destroy the Borg in turn, but it might cost the lives of countless other races as well.


Walk Like a Man  (Pocket, 2001.)


A Star Trek New Frontier novel.


                A man with superhuman powers discovers their source.


What Lies Between  (Pocket, 2007.)


A Fantastic Four novel.


The discovery of inter-dimensional travel causes problems.


What Savage Beast  (Boulevard, 1996.)


An Incredible Hulk novel.


Bruce Banner's wife is pregnant, but is he the father or is the Hulk?  And meanwhile, the Army is still relentlessly trying to track him down.  Will a critical operation save the day?


Worf's First Adventure  (Minstrel, 1993.)


Starfleet Academy #1.


Young Worf arrives at Starfleet Academy and discovers that he is distrusted by both Klingons and humans because of his half caste status. 




I.Q.  (Pocket, 1999.)


A Star Trek Next Generation novel.


                A strange phenomenon has begun a process that will destroy the entire universe, including the Q continuum.  Q refuses to accept that fact, and journeys to our universe to enlist the aid of Picard in saving both realities.




Disinherited, The  (Pocket, 1992.)


A Star Trek novel.


A mysterious alien force is attacking Federation worlds with devastating force.  The Enterprise is called to defend one of these worlds, and finds itself in a life and death battle with an armada of tiny ships.


Wrath of the Prophets  (Pocket, 1997.)


A Star Trek: Deep Space Nine novel.


A mysterious plague is ravaging the planet Bajor and the Federation reluctantly enlists the aid of renegade rebels in order to find a cure.




Glove of Darth Vader, The  (Bantam Skylark, 1992.)


Star Wars Trioculus novel #1


The various contenders for the imperial throne gather their forces and prepare to strike in this novel for younger readers.  The chief villain is posing as the heir apparent and battles with Luke Skywalker for control of Vaderís glove, a symbol of power.


Lost City of the Jedi, The  (Bantam Skylark, 1992.)


Star Wars Trioculos novel #2.


Young Jedi knights are being trained to help in the fight against the splintering empire, but Trioculus holds the glove of Darth Vader and appears ready to replace the emperor.  He attempts to destroy an entire planetís ecology while Luke struggles to activate an ancient weather control system.


Mission from Mount Yoda  (Bantam Skylark, ?)


Star Wars Trioculus novel #4.


A proponent of the dark side of the Force has taken the place of Trioculus as the main threat to the Rebellion.  Elswhere, a rescue mission to a dying world discovers a mysterious underground installation..


Prophets of the Dark Side  (Bantam Skylark, ?)


Star Wars Trioculus novel #6.


The leader of what remains of the Empire captures Luke Skywalker and induces him to reveal the location of a Jedi installation that holds secrets which might tip the balance of the war in his favor.


Queen of the Empire  (Bantam Skylark, ?)


Star Wars Trioculus novel #5.


A schism in the ranks of the dying Empire pits the Moffs against their leader, but another foe has kidnapped Princess Leia, throwing the Rebellion into equal confusion.


Zorba the Hutt's Revenge  (Bantam Skylark, 1992.)


Star Wars Trioculus novel #3.


One villain wants to marry Princess Leia and another wants to kill her in the aftermath of the empire's fall.  To accomplish the latter, Jabba the Huttís father seizes control of Cloud City.


DAVIDSON, AVRAM  (See also collaboration which follows.  Also writes Fantasy.)


Adventures in Unhistory  (Owlswick, 1991, Tor, 2006.)


                Alternate history presented as fact.


Adventures of Dr. Esterhazy, The  (Owlswick, 1991.)


Collection of adventures of Dr. Esterhazy.


And Don't Forget the One Red Rose  (Dryad, 1986.)


Single story chapbook.


Avram Davidson Treasury, The  (Tor, 1998.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Best of Avram Davidson, The  (Doubleday, 1979.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Clash of Star-Kings  (Ace, 1966, bound with Danger from Vega by John Rackham.  Wildside, 2002.)


A researcher investigating ancient Aztec rites discovers that those ancient gods were real, but not gods, actually alien beings with incredible powers.  And they're returning to reclaim the Earth.


Enemy of My Enemy, The  (Berkley, 1966, Wildside, 2002.)


A fugitive pays to have his body surgically altered so that he can pass for a native on another world.


Enquiries of Doctor Esterhazy, The  (Warner, 1975.)


Collection of related stories about Dr. Esterhazy.


Kar-Chee Reign, The  (Ace, 1966, bound with Rocannon's World by Ursula K. Le Guin.)


Kar-Chee #2.


Ancient Earth has been forgotten by its colonies, but not by the alien Kar-Chee who intend to destroy the planet to retrieve its last remaining natural resources.


Kar-Chee Reign and Rogue Dragon  (Wildside, 2002.)


                Omnibus of the two short novels.


Masters of the Maze  (Pyramid, 1965, White Lion, 1974, Manor, 1976, Wildside, 2002.)


The Maze is a construct outside of space and time which allows travel between worlds and realities.  An Earthman is chosen to use these pathways to prevent the utter destruction of his homeworld by the alien Chulpex.


Mutiny in Space  (Pyramid, 1964, White Lion, 1973, Wildside, 2002.  Magazine version as Valentine's Planet.)


A successful group of mutineers strands its former officers on a lost colony world where they are almost immediately attacked by a squad of female warriors.


Or All the Seas with Oysters  (Berkley, 1962, Pocket, 1976, White Lion, 1976.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Other Nineteenth Century, The  (Tor, 2001.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Polly Charms the Sleeping Woman  (Williamsburg, 1977.)


One story chapbook.


Redward Edward Papers, The  (Doubleday, 1978.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Rogue Dragon  (Ace, 1965.)


Kar-Chee #1.


Earth has become a tourist resort where the rich can come and hunt dragons, pets of an alien species introduced generations in the past.  But the slow witted dragons have suddenly grown much more dangerous.


Rork!  (Berkley, 1965, Rapp & Whiting, 1968, Wildside, 2002.)


An Earthman takes an assignment to discover why the world producing a valuable medicine has had a steady drop in production.  He ignores the advice of the on site agents and plunges into an alien culture, only to discover that the rules of Earth don't work here.


Strange Seas and Shores  (Doubleday, 1971, Ace, 1981.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


What Strange Stars and Skies  (Ace, 1965.)


Collection of unrelated stories.




Joyleg  (Pyramid, 1962, Berkley, 1973, Wildside, 2002.)


Amusing tale of the discovery of a man who has lived far longer than the usual lifespan and has been collecting a government pension since the Revolutionary War.




Stolen Voices  (Lobster, 2005.)


                A young girl discovers that her world is not as it seems in this dystopian adventure.


DAVIDSON, MARYJANICE  (Also writes Fantasy and Horror.)


Hello, Gorgeous  (Brava, 2005.)


                After an accident, a woman discovers she is now half machine and is impressed into service by the government.


Royal Pain, The  (Brava, 2005.)


Royal #2.


                Further romance in an alternate world.


Royal Treatment, The  (Brava, 2004.)


Royal #1.


                Romance in an alternate world in which Russia held onto Alaska.




Daughter of Is  (Popular Library, 1978.)


Humans decide to seed a world with life and watch over its development, hoping to avoid the mistakes that plagued our own species.  But the experiment is necessarily flawed, and unpredictable.


Karma Machine, The  (Popular Library, 1975.)


A clinic on a remote island promises spiritual enlightenment using modern technology, but the equipment is actually being used to gain control of people's minds.


DAVIES, FREDRIC  (Pseudonym of Ron Ellik.)


Cross of Gold Affair, The (Ace, 1968.)


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


Marginal thriller in which a plot to undermine the stock market is thwarted.




Fire and Air  (Nemuco, 1992.)


Collection of unrelated stories.




Papers of Andrew Melmoth, The  (Methuen, 1960, Morrow, 1961.)


A scientist discovers that rats are on the verge of evolving faster than humans.


DAVIES, L.P.  (Also writes Horror.)


Alien, The  (Herbert Jenkins, 1968, Sphere, 1969.   Sphere 1972 as The Groundstar Conspiracy.)


Filmed as The Groundstar Conspiracy.  An amnesiac discovers that he is not a human being, and is soon pursued by two different groups who have connected him with a UFO sighting in the north of England.


Artificial Man, The  (Doubleday, 1965, Herbert Jenkins, 1965, Mayflower, 1968, Scholastic, 1968.)


The protagonist slowly realizes there are holes in his memory and searches for the answers, eventually discovering he is an artificially created person with extraordinary telepathic skills.  Filmed as Project X.


Dimension A  (Doubleday, 1969, Dell, 1972.)


Three humans are transported to a parallel world where telepathy is commonplace and the mists conceal terrifying creatures.


Genesis Two  (Playboy, 1969, Herbert Jenkins, 1969.)


Following a particularly violent storm, an entire town discovers that it has been transported 40,000 years or more into the future, to a depopulated Earth filled with unexpected dangers.


Groundstar Conspiracy, The  (See The Alien.)


Lampton Dreamers, The  (Herbert Jenkins, 1966, Doubleday, 1967.)


Marginal bit about shared dreams, possibly supernatural, possibly an odd psychic power.


Paper Dolls, The  (Doubleday, 1964, Herbert Jenkins, 1964, Signet, 1966,  Mayflower, 1967.)


Murder mystery involving mutant children who have telepathic powers.  Filmed under the same title.


Psychogeist  (Herbert Jenkins, 1966, Doubleday, 1966, Mayflower, 1967, Tower, 1968.)


Three people on Earth have their lives changed when their dreams are disturbed by emanations from another world.


Shadow Before, The  (Doubleday, 1970.)


Marginal thriller about a man whose personality seems to have changed after brain surgery.


Twilight Journey  (Herbert Jenkins, 1967, Doubleday, 1967, Sphere, 1969.)


The protagonist is suffering from amnesia, although his surroundings seem vaguely familiar.  What he doesn't realize is that he is taking part in a bizarre scientific experiment that has altered his perception of reality by implanting dreams in others.


What Did I Do Tomorrow?  (Doubleday, 1972.)


                The protagonist suddenly finds himself five years in his own future, and suspected of having committed a murder.


DAVIES, FREDRIC  (Pseudonym of Ron Ellik and Fredric Langley.)




Dollarville  (Random House, 1989.)


Not seen.  An idealist in a highly polluted future fails to save the girl, or the world.


Last Election, The  (Deutsch, 1986.)


Not seen.  Repressive British government takes draconian measures against overpopulation.




Damaged Goods  (Doctor Who Books, 1996.)


A Doctor Who New Adventure.


The Doctor returns to Earth in 1987 and discovers a strange new drug making the rounds in England, a drug that may originate on a world other than the Earth.


Rose  (Target, 2018.)


A Doctor Who novel.


A malevolent alien animates clothing store mannequins.




Operation Black Sea  (Berkley, 1984.)


Countdown #2.


A war in the Balkans has drawn in the major powers, and the Russian army will soon conquer all of Greece unless an elite US strike force can turn them back.


Operation Choke Point  (Berkley, 1984.)


Countdown #3.


US operatives scramble to derail a joint Cuban-Russian occupation of Guyana.


Operation North Africa  (Berkley, 1984.)


Countdown #1.


A Russian-Libyan plot to conquer all of North Africa is thwarted by an elite US strikeforce.


Operation Persian Gulf  (Berkley, 1984.)


Countdown #4.


Chaos in Iran causes the Soviet Union to poise forces to occupy the country.  The US launches a clandestine program to prevent them from intervening.




Deluge  (Twayne, 1954, Lion, 1955.)


Marginal disaster novel about a great flood.




Blind Prophet  (Doubleday, 1983.)


                Marginal thriller about a Soviet initiative in space that alters the balance of power.


DAVIS, BRETT  (Also writes Fantasy.)


Bone Wars  (Baen, 1998.)


Bones #1.


                Two paleontologists searching for bones in 1876 encounter two mysterious men who claim to be scientists on a similar mission, but who are actually from another planet, searching for fossils connected with a program to breed dinosaurs.


Two Tiny Claws  (Baen, 1999.)


Bones #2.


                An expedition to the Southwest in 1907 is searching for dinosaurs bones.  Instead they encounter one outlaw with a taste for publicity, and another who has been taken over by inquisitive bodiless aliens who are on a research project of their own.




Mirror's Edge  (Boulevard, 2000.)


                Concluding volume of the series, with Sam in the body of a Presidential hopeful.


Obsessions  (Boulevard, 1997.)


A Quantum Leap novel.


While Sam is back in the past, a woman shows up at the laboratory claiming to be his wife, and her investigations threaten to endanger the continuation of the entire project.




Code: Alpha  (Angel Gate, 2004.)


A Zak Raven, Esq novel.


                A teenaged superhero, based on a comic book.


DAVIS, FREDRIC  (See Curtis Steele.)


DAVIS, GERRY  (See also collaborations which follow.)


Cybermen, The  (Target, 1974.)


A Doctor Who novel.


The Cybermen, a race that has replaced so much of their body with artificial devices that they are indistinguishable from robots, plots to invade the world.


Highlanders, The  (Target, 1984, from the script by the author & Elwyn Jones.)


A Doctor Who adventure.


The Doctor arrives in the middle of the 18th Century to make sure that no one prevents a change in the outcome of the Battle of Culloden.


Tenth Planet, The  (Target, 1979, from the script by Kit Pedler.)


A Doctor Who novel.


The Cybermen, cybernetic organisms from another world, launch an invasion of the Earth.


Tomb of the Cybermen, The  (Target, 1978, from the script by the author & Kit Pedler.)


A Doctor Who novel.


The Doctor travels to the home world of the Cybermen and discovers that they have all retreated to a suspended animation chamber.




Celestial Toymaker, The  (Target, 1986, from the 1966 script by Brian Hayles.)


A Dr. Who book.


The Doctor must engage in a duel of wits with a being who exists outside time and space and manipulates them with technology that is indistinguishable from magic.




Brainrack  (Souvenir, 1974, Pan, 1975, Pocket, 1975.)


Despite a scientist's efforts to warn the public of the danger, an industrialist activates a faulty atomic power plant and precipitates a nuclear explosion.


Doomwatch  (Longmans, 1975.)


Not seen.


Dynostar Menace, The  (Souvenir, 1975, Scribners, 1975, Pan, 1976.)


                A giant experimental orbiting power plant has a series of accidents that point to the presence of a saboteur among the crew.  This leads to a world crisis when we learn that the reactor can be used to cause a disaster on the planet below.


Mutant 59: The Plastic Eaters  (Souvenir, 1971, Viking, 1973, Bantam, 1973.)


A mutated virus is spreading through London, dissolving every bit of plastic it comes into contact with, bringing modern civilization to a crashing halt.




Sex í99  (Classic Publications, 1968.)




DAVIS, HAROLD A.  (See Kenneth Robeson.)




Crime Zone  (Berkley, 1993.)


Last Rangers #2.


Fifty years from now, Texas is a lawless place ravaged by earthquakes, organized crime, and uncontrolled technology.  A new version of the Texas Rangers is formed, and the protagonist is the first to try to reassert authority.


Destination Showdown  (Berkley, 1993.)


Last Rangers #3.


Final volume in the series.  The Texas Rangers of the future launch their final assault on the forces of lawlessness in a post cataclysmic America.


Last Rangers, The   (Berkley, 1993.)


Last Rangers #1.


High tech outlaw bands threaten the rule of law in Texas, so a new breed of tough, vigilante style law enforcers who try to bring justice to a society that verges on anarchy.




Travels  (IPublish, 2001.)


                In a not too distant future, television programs have become addictive, cloning and involuntary sterilization are commonplace, and human freedom seems to be declining.




Lord of the Storm  (?)




Sky Pirate, The  (Topaz, 1995.)


                A galactic fugitive finds true love when he captures the woman sent to capture him.




Keeper's Child  (Edge, 2007.)


A genetically altered child may provide the solution to the apparent demise of humanity.




Mind Light  (Del Rey, 1992.)


Minds #1.


A trading vessel takes on a new pilot despite indications that he may be unstable.  Eventually they learn that his memories have deliberately been altered to delete something he learned which powerful interests want suppressed.


Minds Apart  (Del Rey, 1994.)


Minds #2.


An interstellar trader vessel is instrumental in opening up contact with an alien race, but human authorities compel them to provide transportation for a meeting with a third, much more aggressive species, a meeting from which they may not return.


DAVIS, RUSSELL  (See also collaboration with John Helfers. Also writes Horror.)


Touchless  (Wildside, 2002.)


                An aging man is given the opportunity to experience one day in virtual reality with his dead wife, but it's all a scam that nearly costs him his life.


Waltzing with the Dead  (Betancourt, 2003.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.




Thunder 33  (1stbooks, 2003.)


                In a post apocalyptic America, a murderous version of football becomes the rage.




Message, The  (Grant Richards, 1907.)


                Future war between England and Germany.




Dan Dare on Mars  (Hulton, 1956.)


Not seen.




Good Doctor, The  (BBC, 2018.)


A Dr. Who novel.


The Doctor's intervention on a colony world results in the humans enslaving the natives.




???   (Pocket, 2001.)


Tenebrea #1.


                When her family is murdered by alien terrorists, a woman travels to another world to join a group dedicated to hunting them down.


Tenebrea Rising  (Pocket, 2002.)


Tenebrea #3.


                Interstellar politics, terrorism, and a woman's quest for revenge.


Tenebrea's Hope  (Pocket, 2001.)


Tenebrea #2.


                Agents of an interstellar vigilante organization set out on a mission of vengeance against a group of terrorists.


DAWSON, SARANNE  (Also writes Fantasy.)


Crystal Enchantment  (Leisure, 1995.)


Sorcery on another planet with a woman who uses her magical abilities to avert interstellar wars.  A romance novel.


Enchanted Land, The  (Leisure, 1991.)


Not seen.  Futuristic romance.


From the Mist  (Lovespell, 1997.)


Not seen.  Love triumphs on a planet where men and women live in separate socieities.


Greenfire  (Lovespell, 1994.)


                A future space colony where the gender roles are rigidly separated begins to change when a single woman questions the destiny her society has set for her.


On Wings of Love  (Leisure, 1994.)


A scientist in the near future finally falls in love.


Spellbound  (Leisure, 1996.)


A woman travels back through time on a distant planet to find a legendary warrior, and falls in love with him in the process.


Star-Crossed  (Leisure, 1994.)


Is it superscience or magic in this barbaric future romance novel?




Soldier of the Future, A  (Hodder,1908.)


                Catholics and Protestants reunite.




Hacker, The  (Pocket, 1989.)


Actually a horror novel about a man transformed into a monster who uses computer networks to track down his victims, but there is some attempt to rationalize the transformation.




This Simian World  (Originally published in 1920. Knopf, 1941.)


Marginal but amusing piece speculating about what humans would be like if we'd descended from something other than apes.





Deep Blue Ice, The  (Cresset, 1960.)


Not seen.


DAY, MARTIN  (See also collaborations with Keith Topping, and collaboration which follows.)


Bunker Soldiers  (BBC, 2001.)


A Doctor Who novel.


                An alien invasion is nearing the complete conquest of Earth, so the survivors turn to another alien force, one which exists beneath the oceans.


Menagerie, The  (Doctor Who Books, 1995.)


A Doctor Who Missing Adventure.


A primitive city on a distant planet is menaced by monstrous creatures that emerge from its sewers.  According to legend, these are scientists who experimented with forbidden technologies and who were changed into hideous monsters for their pains.  The Doctor leads an expedition to find out the truth.


Wooden Heart  (BBC, 2007.)


A Doctor Who novel.


The Doctor encounters an apparently abandoned starship.




Another Girl, Another Planet  (Virgin, 1998.)


The New Adventures #15.


                An archaeologist suffering a run of bad luck discovers that someone is stalking her, so she asks an old friend to travel to the planet where she's working and help expose the villain.




Grey Moon over China, A  (Tor, 2009.)


A new space colony faces problems.




Resurrection  (Roc, 2001.)


                Besieged aliens send an agent to Earth to find remnants of an ancient technology they sent here five thousand years earlier.




Destructives, The (Angry Robot, 2016.)




If Then (Angry Robot, 2015.)


A singularity changes the laws of nature.




Night of the Living Yogurt  (Avon Camelot, 1996.)


Jon, Emma, & Michael #2.


Aliens are causing trouble at a school by taking control of the yogurt used in a school project.


When Dinosaurs Ruled the Basement  (Avon Camelot, 1996.)


Jon, Emma, & Michael #1.


Two young boys discover a time warp in their basement that carries them back to the age of dinosaurs.  The warp was created by an alien race that plans to use dinosaurs to devastate the present and prepare the world for invasion.




Starflight to Faroul  (Tower, 1980.)


A rebel against a dictatorial space force that controls the Earth by force of arms becomes a pirate, then sets out to locate a legendary planet where time is mutable and extraordinary power is available for those with the strength to take it.




Saint on Holiday  (Heinemann, 1933.)


                A dystopian novel.




Out of the Blue  (Lovespell, 2002.)


                Romance novel about a woman who is mentally linked to an alien.




Centenarian, The  (Wesleyan, 2006, translated from the French by Daniele Chatelain and George Slusser.)


                A scientist discovers a way to extract the essence of life from people.




Other Worlds  (Oxford University Press, 1965, New English Library, 1976, translated from the French by Geoffrey Strachan.)


Primitive, jocular, satiric tour of the planets of the solar system.


DEBOLT, ADRIANA  (See also Christopher Dane and W. Lambert III.)


Alien Within, The  (Carousel, 1980.)


The sequel, Michael: The Master, was published as by W. Lambert III.


In an effort to live down his fatherís reputation as a traitor, the protagonist joins the same interplanetary service and strives to make a mark for himself.  Then his fatherís ship reappears, and he discovers the secret of an alien presence within human controlled space.


Crystal of Power, The  (Carousel, 1980.)


A woman with extraordinary psychic powers that could make her the dominant force in the universe is opposed by a desperate man seeking a crystal that can overcome her abilities.


Voyage of the Trigon  (Carousel, 1981.)


The new member of a spaceship crew on a flight to a mysterious planet discovers adventure and hardship among his fellow shipmates.




Hostages to Fortune  (Ankh, 1992.)


A Star Trek Next Generation story.


                Fan published fiction.


DEBRANDT, DON H.  (Also writes Horror.)


Quicksilver Screen, The  (Del Rey, 1992.)


A new advance in technology allows people to tune in, via super-TV, the goings on in alternate realities.  Although no physical objects can pass from one to the other, ideas can, and someone is trying to assert power by manipulating these other realities.


Steeldriver  (Ace, 1998.)


Hone #1.


                A cyberpunkish retelling of the story of Paul Bunyan.  A cyborg is caught up in a contest to see if he can defeat a computerized mining machine in drilling their respective ways through a mountain.


Timberjak  (Ace, 1999.)


Hone #2.


                The harvesting of unusual trees on an uninhabited planet leads to an interplanetary protest and a crisis when an army of environmentalist descends upon the exploited world.


V.I.  (Ace, 2000.)


                The title stands for Viral Intelligence.  Microscopic alien organisms from another planet interbreed, if that's the right term, with an artificial intelligence.  They operate on the molecular level and are able to change matter on a molecular level.  A spoof of many SF themes.


DE CAMP, CATHERINE CROOK  (See collaborations with L. Sprague de Camp.)


DE CAMP, L. SPRAGUE  (See also collaborations which follow and collaboration with Harry Turtledove.)


Aristotle and the Gun and Other Stories  (Five Star, 2002.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Best of L. Sprague de Camp, The  (Del Rey, 1978, Doubleday, 1978.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Continent Makers and Other Tales of the Viagens, The  (Twayne, 1953, Signet, 1971.)


Collection of loosely related stories set in the Viagens universe, a galactic empire headed by Brazil.  Associated with the Krishna series.


Cosmic Manhunt  (See The Queen of Zamba.)


Divide and Rule  (Fantasy Press, 1948, Lancer, 1964,. Tor, 1990, bound with The Sword of Rhiannon by Leigh Brackett.)


Two short novels in which knights and chivalry are back on vogue on Earth, on one hand imposed by alien invaders, on the other a voluntary decision following the takeover of government by giant corporations.


Floating Continent, The  (See The Search for Zei.)


Glory That Was, The  (Avalon, 1960, Paperback Library, 1971, Ace, 1979.  Magazine version, 1952.)


A world dictator isolates Greece from the rest of the world and sets about recreating Classical Greece by force of will.  The protagonist sneaks inside, looking for his kidnapped wife.


Great Fetish, The  (Doubleday, 1978, Pocket, 1980.)


The citizen of a lost colony world commits heresy by implying that humans did not evolve on that planet, and is off via hot air balloon for a series of wild adventures in remote parts of his world.


Gun for Dinosaur, A    (Doubleday, 1963, Curtis, 1969, Remploy, 1974)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Hand of Zei  (Ace, 1963, bound with The Search for Zei.  Avalon, 1963, Owlswick, 1981, Baen, 1990, includes The Search for Zei under the same title.)


Krishna #3.


Dirk Barnevelt has rescued a lovely princess on the planet Krishna, but he's still looking for the man whose disappearance at the hands of pirates caused him to visit this world in the first place.


Hostage of Zir, The  (Berkley, 1977.)


Krishna #5.


A tour guide on a world where modern technology is forbidden lest it corrupt the natives learns a variety of martial arts, which turn out to be very useful when his tour is menaced by angry tribesmen.


Lest Darkness Fall  (Henry Holt, 1941, Prime Press, 1949, Galaxy novel, 1955, Heinemann, 1955, Pyramid, 1963, Remploy, 1973, Ballantine, 1974, Sphere, 1979.  Baen, 1996, bound with To Bring the Light by David Drake.  Magazine version 1939.)


One of the best time travel stories of all time.  A professor is inexplicably sent back in time to Ancient Rome where he tries to use his advanced scientific knowledge to prevent the fall of the Roman Empire.


New Anthology of Science Fiction  (Hamilton, 1953.)


                Collection of loosely related stories.


Planet Called Krishna, A  (See The Queen of Zamba.)


Prisoner of Zhamanak, The  (Phantasia, 1982, Ace, 1983.)


Krishna #6.


Two humans arrive on Krishna for their own purposes and find their fates inextricably linked as they experience a series of adventures among the primitive, warrior like Krishnans.


Queen of Zamba, The  (Dale, 1977.  Ace, 1953, as Cosmic Manhunt, bound with Ring Around the Sun by Clifford Simak.  Magazine version 1949.  Compact, 1966, as A Planet Called Krishna.)


Krishna #1.


A private detective from Earth travels to a primitive world to search for a missing woman, impersonates the locals, and risks his life because of their fervent dislike of offworlders.


Rivers of Time  (Baen, 1993.)


Collection of related stories about time travel hunting expeditions.


Rogue Queen  (Doubleday, 1951, Dell, 1952, Allen, 1954, Pinnacle UK, 1964, Ace, 1965, Signet, 1972, Remploy, 1974, Bluejay, 1985.)


Viagens series.


Human explorers arrive on a world where oviparous women practice a variety of rigid communism and where love and sex are unknown.  Their appearance provides the catalyst for radical change in this broadly satirical adventure story.


Scribblings  (NESFA Press, 1972.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Search for Zei, The  (Ace, 1963, bound with The Hand of Zei.  Avalon, 1962.  Baen, 1990, under the single title The Hand of Zei.   Compact, 1966, as The Floating Continent.)


Krishna #2.


Dirk Barnevelt arrives on the planet Krishna to track down a missing man, and discovers that he has been kidnapped by pirates.  While trying to organize a rescue, he becomes involved with a captive princess, and frees her instead.


Swords of Zinjaban, The  (Baen, 1991.)


Krishna #8.


Fergus Reith is hired to provide tourist services to a film company which has come to make a movie on the warrior world of Krishna.  But the producer has strange ideas of his own, and wants the world remade in the proper image.


Tower of Zanid  (Avalon, 1958, Airmont, 1963, MacFadden, 1972.  Ace, 1983, bound with The Virgin of Zesh.  Magazine version 1958.)


Krishna #4.


A human adventurer travels to the primitive world of Krishna hoping to make his fortune by organizing a native army and establishing himself as a king.  But he underestimates the resourcefulness of the aliens, and the perils of a strange world.


Venom Trees of Sunga, The  (Del Rey, 1992.)




A researcher short on funds joins a tour group on a remote planet and gets caught in the conflict between exploiters, explorers, and local religious figures.


Virgin and the Wheels, The  (Popular Library, 1976.)


Omnibus of two unrelated short novels, The Virgin of Zesh and The Wheels of If.


Wheels of If, The  (Berkley,???    Shasta, 1949, title novella from Tor, 1990, bound with The Pugnacious Peacemaker by Harry Turtledove.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Wide-Open Planet (Armchair, 2013, bound with And Then the Town Took Off by Richard Wilson. Magazine appearance 1950.)


A treasure hunter visits a primitive planet.


Years in the Making  (NESFA, 2005.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.




Bones of Zora, The  (Ace, 1984. Phantasia, 1983, credits Catherine Crook de Camp as co-author.)


Krishna #7.


A group of human treasure hunters on the planet Krishna find their lives endangered when they walk right into the middle of a local civil war.


Footprints in the Sand  (Advent, 1981.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Stones of Nomuru, The (Donning, 1988, Baen, 1991.)


A reserved archaeologist on a primitive world gets into hot water with the natives following the arrival of an obsessed real estate developer and his own ex-wife. 




Genus Homo  (Fantasy Press, 1950, Berkley, 1961.  Magazine version 1941.)


This novel anticipated Planet of the Apes.  A group of humans recover from suspended animation to find that lower animals have replaced humanity as masters of the world, with apes at the top of the pecking order.


DECANDIDO, KEITH R.A (See also collaboration which follows.  Also writes Fantasy and Horror.)


Articles of the Federation  (Pocket, 2005.)


A Star Trek novel.


                A power struggle within the highest levels of the Federation government.


Art of the Impossible, The  (Pocket, 2003.)


A Star Trek Lost Era novel.


                The Federation attempts to mediate a dispute between the Klingons and the Cardassians.


Brave and the Bold Volume One, The  (Pocket, 2002.)


A Star Trek novel.


                A group of Starfleet captains set out to locate dangerous weapons that have been spread among various star systems.


Brave and the Bold Volume Two, The  (Pocket, 2002.)


A Star Trek novel.


                The last battle against an array of weapons that can control human thought.


Burning House, A  (Pocket, 2008.)


A Star Trek novel.


Political intrigue within the Klingon Empire.


Command & Conquer  (Del Rey, 2007.)


Tie-in to the computer game.  Two factions battle for control of a valuable mineral in a future Earth.


Demons of Air and Darkness  (Pocket, 2001.)


A Star Trek Deep Space Nine novel.


                An incursion from another universe threatens the stability of the Federation.


Destruction of Illusions  (Tor, 2003.)


An Andromeda novel.


                Based on the television series.  An itinerant space crew find themselves in the middle of an interplanetary conflict after being rescued from a time warp.


Diplomatic Implausibility  (Pocket, 2001.)


A Star Trek Next Generation novel.


                A planet which rebelled against Klingon rule seeks recognition for the Federation, and Worf must travel there to negotiate a solution that will not place fresh strains on the relationship between the two great powers.


Down These Mean Streets  (Pocket Star, 2006.)


A Spiderman novel.


                A new drug turns people into psychotic killers.


Extinction  (Pocket, 2007.)


A Resident Evil novel.


Refugees from a zombifying contagion flee across a desert.


Good Day to Die, A  (Pocket, 2003.)


A Star Trek IKS Gorkon novel.


                A Klingon ship encounters a new civilization that tests its captain's prowess.


Honor Bound  (Pocket, 2003.)


A Star Trek IKS Gorkon novel.


                A Klingon captain's oath to a primitive people places him in conflict with his own government.


House of Cards (Tor, 2001.)


A Farscape novel.


                A group of wandering space travelers stop at a gambling planet to buy supplies and end up losing their ship in a game of chance.  They have to undertake a series of dangerous missions in order to get it back.


Mirror-Scaled Serpent, The  (In Star Trek Mirror Universe, Pocket, 2007.)


A Star Trek Voyager novel.


Chakotay commands a rebel ship in an alternate universe where the Federation has fallen. 


Nova  (Pocket Star, 2006.)


A Star Craft novel.


                A woman with psychic powers may tilt the balance of an interstellar war.


Serenity  (Pocket, 2006, based on the screenplay by Joss Whedon.)


A spaceship's crew and passengers uncover a governmental conspiracy.




Venomís Wrath  (Boulevard, 1998.)


A Spiderman novel.


                Someone kidnaps Venomís wife and Spiderman must find them before Venom does, or the result will be a bloodbath.


DECHANCIE, JOHN  (See also collaborations which follow. Also writes Fantasy.)


Innerverse  (AvoNova, 1996.)


A portion of the US becomes an independent nation, its citizens controlled by nanotechnology, microscopic machines within their bodies that enforce conformity to a rigid schedule.  Fortunately, there are a few people who are immune, and who create an underground society.


Kruton Interface, The  (Ace, 1993.)


Comical adventures of a spaceship with an unbelievably incompetent crew who are the last hope of the human race when it is targeted for an interstellar lawsuit by a race of malevolent aliens.


Living with Aliens  (Ace, 1995.)


Light farce about two comical aliens who arrive on Earth, make friends with some children, take them on a tour of space and time, and eventually leave.


Other States of Being  (Pulpless, 1999.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Paradox Alley  (Ace, 1987.)


Starrigger #3.


The crew of a vehicle that travels to the stars through artificially constructed dimensional highways is held prisoner by an alien with godlike powers.


Red Limit Freeway  (Ace, 1984.)


Starrigger #2.


Jake and his interstellar truck flee through the dimensional highways pursued by a variety of villains, all intent upon stealing the information he has discovered about a path to a fabulous treasure.


Singular Destiny, A  (Pocket, 2009.)


A Star Trek Destiny novel.


A terrible catastrophe has devastated the galaxy and efforts to recover are hindered by a host of problems.


Starrigger  (Ace, 1983.)


Starrigger #1.


First in a series in which humans literally drive a kind of supertruck to the stars, making use of an interstellar highway system established by an ancient alien race.  The protagonist is rumored to have found a map leading to an incredible treasure trove, so his life becomes complicated by the attentions of a gang of rapacious villains.




Dr. Dimension  (Roc, 1993.)


Dr. Dimension #1.


A shipment of inexplicably advanced technological devices sets two rival scientists on a comic, grand tour of the universe.


Dr. Dimension: Masters of Spacetime  (Roc, 1994.)


Dr. Dimension #2.


Humorous adventures of a brilliant scientist who stumbles across an interstellar drive.  In episode two, he discovers a broken down robot which might be able to help him get his ship operating in time to prevent a nasty villain from gaining control of a weapon that could destroy the entire universe.




Rusty the Robot's Holidays Adventures (Pie Plate, 2013.)


Children's story about a robot.


DECLEMENTS, BARTHE  (See also collaboration which follows.)


No Place for Me  (Viking, 1987.)


Not seen.




Double Trouble  (Viking, 1987, Scholastic Point, 1988.)


Each of a pair of twins separated from each other possesses a psi power.  One can read the other's mind, and her brother can mentally create a duplicate of himself in another place.  Which is very handy when he discovers something unpleasant about his foster father.


DEDMAN, STEPHEN  (Also writes Fantasy and Horror.)


Foreign Bodies  (Tor, 1999.)


                In the near future, a man befriends a homeless woman only to discover she's a time traveler with the ability to switch bodies.  Caught in hers, he discovers the truth about his time and her unappealing future.


DEE, ROGER  (Pseudonym of Roger Dee Aycock..)


Earth Gone Mad, An  (Ace, 1954. bound with The Rebellious Stars by Isaac Asimov. Magazine title The Star Dice.)


A man shipwrecked on one of Jupiter's moons is finally rescued and returns to find that the Earth is in the grasp of a self destructive religious cult that originated on an alien world.




Doomed (Walker, 2013.)


A computer virus collapses civilization.


DEEGAN, JON J.  (Pseudonym of Robert Sharp generally.  Some titles remain unconfirmed.)


Amateurs in Alchemy  (Panther, 1952.)


Old Growler #7.


Not seen.  Rebellion on a human colony world.


Antro, the Life Giver  (Panther, 1953.)


Old Growler #8.


Not seen.  Crashlanding on a world that holds alien artifacts that explain the evolution of intelligence.


Beyond the Fourth Door  (Panther, 1954.)


Time #2.


Not seen.  Pursuit of a thief through time.


Corridors of Time  (Panther, 1953.)


Time #2,


Two heroes plunge into a web of time travel to prevent a legendary assassin from killing the benevolent ruler of their world.


Exiles in Time  (Panther, 1954.)


Time #3.


Not seen.  An accident traps a group inside a coil of time.


Great Ones, The  (Panther, 1953.)


Old Growler #9.


Not seen.  Invasion from another galaxy.


Old Growler and Orbis  (Hamilton, 1951.)


Old Growler #3.


Vampiric happenings on a planet that has no animal life.


Old Growler - Spaceship Number 2213  (Hamilton, 1951.)


Old Growler #2.


An encounter with a subterranean civilization on a distant world.


Planet of Power  (Hamilton, 1951.)


Old Growler #4.


Civil war on a mystery planet.


Reconnoitre Krellig II  (Hamilton, 1951.)


Old Growler #1.


Not seen.  Adventures on a world with two intelligent races.


Singing Spheres, The  (Hamilton, 1952.)


Old Growler #5.


Not seen.  Adventures on a world whose dominant race is dying out.


Underworld of Zello  (Panther, 1952.)


Old Growler #6.


Not seen.  The protagonists explore a water world.




Timeís Arrow: The Present (Boulevard, 1998.)


An X-Men novel.


                Spiderman is lost in time and the X-Men have to battle a supervillain before they can devote serious effort to retrieving him.




Timeís Arrow: The Past  (Boulevard, 1998.)


An X-Men novel.


                Spiderman discovers evidence that he was involved in some crisis a century before the present, so heís off to the Time Institute to find out why.




Timeís Arrow: The Future  (Boulevard, 1998.)


An X-Men novel.


                Spiderman and the X-Men team up to defeat a super villain who has managed to disrupt the timelines and wipe out entire universes.


DEFELICE, JIM  (See also collaborations with Larry Bond and with  Dale Brown.)


Coyote Bird  (St Martins, 1992.)


Near future political thriller in which a secretly militant Japanese government has designed a computerized plane that can knock out American spy planes as part of their preparation to challenge the US for world domination. 


War Breaker (?, 1993, Leisure, 2006.)


                War between India and Pakistan.




Foreknowledge  (Boulevard, 1998.)


A Quantum Leap novel.


                A woman who served a jail sentence after being possessed by the time traveler is released and seeks vengeance.




Star  (DAW, 1975, translated from the French by P.J. Sokolowski.  Originally published in France in 1954, known as Psi Cassiopeia.)


A very early other worlds adventure heavy on description, setting, and background, light on actual plot.   The information is discovered in manuscripts secreted in a remote mountain region of Earth.




Xenogenesis  (Ballantine, 1969.)


Collection of unrelated stories.




Last Man, The  (Wesleyan, 2002, translated by I.F. Clarke from the 1805 French edition.)


                The two last people in the universe watch the end of creation.


DE HAVEN, TOM  (Also writes Fantasy and Horror.)


Freaks' Amour  (Morrow, 1979, Penguin, 1986.)


Freaktown is the portion of an East Coast city where the mutants live, some resigned to their fate, others hoping to use surgery to pass for normal.  But there's a new drug on the streets, and life gets very complicated for a couple of hopeful mutants when they run into narcotic agents.


Funny Papers  (Harper & Row, 1985.)




It's Superman  (Ballantine, 2006.)


A Superman novel.


                The story of Clark Kent's transition to Metropolis.


Joe Gosh  (Walker Millennium, 1968.)


In order to avoid indentured servitude on Mars as a miner, a man decides to become a superhero, which he thinks will make him rich and famous as well.  A satire.


Sunburn Lake  (Viking, 1988, Penguin, 1990.)


Collection of three loosely related stories.


U.S.S.A. BOOK 1  (Avon, 1987.)


First in the multi-author U.S.S.A. series.


A military coup leads to a police state in the US, in response to which a group of high school students form an underground resistance group.




Son of the Rock, A  (Orbit, 1997.)


                Struggles on a mining planet involving a drug that extends youth and the questions raised when one man refuses to use it.




Billion Dollar Brain, The    (Jonathan Cape, 1966, Penguin, 1966, Dell, ?.)


Part of a downbeat spy series, crossing the border into SF as an eccentric millionaire based in Scandinavia launches a private war against the Soviet Union.


SS-GB  (Jonathan Cape, 1978, Ballantine, 1979, Grafton, ?)


The noted author of a number of spy thrillers turns his hand to alternate history in this murder mystery set in Nazi dominated England following their victory in World War II.  A Scotland Yard inspector tries to do his job despite overlapping jurisdictions with the Gestapo.




Great Russian Invasion of India, The  (Harrrison, 1879.)


                Future war.


DEKKER, JAMES K.  (See also James Knapp.)


Burn Zone, The  (Roc, 2013.)


Sam Shao #1.


Supposedly benevolent aliens on Earth harbor a dark secret.


Fallout (Roc, 2014.)


Sam Shao #2.


The motives of alien benefactors are called into question.




Black  (Westbow, ?)


Circle #1.




Red  (Westbow, 2004.)


Circle #2.


                A man struggling against a world devastating plague also has an alternate existence in another reality.




Time on My Hands  (Scribner, 1997, Washington Square, 1998, Phoenix, 1999.)


                When two time machines are discovered in the present, the protagonist is recruited to use one of them to go back in time to prevent actor Ronald Reagan from pursuing a career in politics.  Despite becoming fond of Reagan, our hero inadvertently causes his death, travels back to a very changed present, and then must return through time once again.




Fallen  (Tor, 2008.)


A secret agent on Earth falls in love.


DE LANCIE, JOHN  (See collaborations with Tom Cool and Peter David.)


DELANEY, JOSEPH H.  (See also collaboration which follows.)


In the Face of My Enemy  (Baen, 1985.)


An immortal whose body was transformed in human prehistory has survived into the future, and has a series of adventures among the stars.  The fact that he can alter the shape of his body comes in very handy.


Lords Temporal  (Baen, 1987.)


The protagonist's starship is hijacked by aliens who possess the secret of time travel, and who subsequently use his vessel to travel through time and space, stealing cargo from one civilization and selling it to others.




Valentina: Soul in Sapphire  (Baen, 1985.)


Pretty good story of a self aware computer program that becomes the target of reactionary forces that want her erased, and liberal forces that want her to be declared alive.  Valentina eventually takes a hand in securing her own future.




Triton Ultimatum, The  (Dell, 1977, Crowell, 1977.)


Terrorists seize control of a nuclear armed submarine, initially demanding ransom but then embarking on their own political plans, which include nuclear strikes against Russia and China.


DELANY, SAMUEL R.  (Also writes Fantasy.)


Aye, and Gomorrah  (Vintage, 2003.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Babel-17  (Ace, 1966, Gollancz, 1967.  Revised version Sphere, 1969, Gregg Press, 1976, Millennium, 1999.)


A poet is enlisted to decipher the meaning of an apparent weapon being used to confuse interstellar transmissions as part of a war between two rival empires.  Unfortunately, one member of her space crew is a spy for the other side.


Ballad of Beta-2  (Ace, 1965, bound with Alpha Yes, Terra No! by Emil Petaja.  Ace, 1965, alone, Ace, 1975, bound with Empire Star, Sphere, 1977, bound with Empire Star.)


A student tracking down to shipwrecked generation starships discovers that one is caught in a kind of timewarp and the other has disappeared entirely.  But then he stumbles across a mysterious song that seems to hold the key to the mystery.


Captives of the Flame  (Ace, 1963, bound with The Psionic Menace by Keith Woodcott.  Armchair, 2011, bound with The Star Lord by Boyd Ellanby. Sphere, 1968, as Out of the Dead City.)


Toron #1.


An evil intelligence arises in the aftermath of a nuclear war.


City of a Thousand Suns  (Ace, 1965, Sphere, 1969.)


Toron #3.


The discorporate Lord of the Flames has not abandoned his quest to conquer the universe, and how he attacks the last city on Earth by seizing control of its own defensive computers and using it as his tool.


Complete Nebula Award Winning Fiction of Samuel R. Delany, The  (Bantam, 1986.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Dhalgren  (Bantam, 1974, Gregg Press, 1977, Grafton, 1992, Wesleyan, 1996, Vintage, 2001.)


Controversial, very long surreal novel about a young man's adventures in a city that has come unstuck in time and become a savage, mysterious place.


Distant Stars  (Bantam, 1981.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Driftglass  (Doubleday, 1971, Signet, 1971, Gollancz, 1978.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Driftglass/Starshards  (Grafton, 1993.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Einstein Intersection, The  (Ace, 1967, Gollancz, 1968, Easton, 1986, Wesleyan University, 1998.)


The laws of nature have changed following the collision of our universe with another.  Lobey is a larger than life figure who has a series of adventures that have strong parallels in human mythology. 


Empire Star  (Ace, 1966, bound with The Tree Lord of Imeten by Tom Purdom.  Ace, 1971, bound with The Last Castle by Jack Vance and The Trouble with Tycho by Clifford D. Simak. Ace, 1975, bound with The Ballad of Beta-2, Sphere, 1977, bound with The Ballad of Beta-2.


A rebellious young wanderer travels the star lanes, encountering poets, self aware computers, aliens and humans.


Fall of the Towers, The  (Ace, 1970, Sphere, 1971.)


Toron series.


Omnibus of Captives of the Flame, The Towers of Toron, and City of a Thousand Suns, revised considerably for this edition.


Jewels of Aptor, The  (Ace, 1962, bound with Second Ending by James White.  Gollancz, 1968.  Ace, 1968, Sphere, 1971, Gregg, 1977, Gollancz, 2002,  revised.)


A quest adventure on a post nuclear war Earth involving mutated creatures and other dangers, although not as melodramatic as it sounds.  Related to the Toron series.


Nova  (Doubleday, 1968, Gollancz, 1968, Bantam, 1969, Sphere, 1971, Millennium, 2001.)


Captain Lorq Von Ray and a crew of humans drawn from a variety of worlds and cultures plan to travel through the substance of a disintegrating star in order to investigate the processes of a nova, although each has his or her own personal motive as well.


Out of the Dead City  (See Captives of the Flame.)


Star Pit, The  (Tor, 1989, bound with Tango Charley and Foxtrot Romeo by John Varley.)


Novelette published as half a paperback.


Stars in My Pockets Like Grains of Sand  (Bantam, 1984, Wesleyan, 2004.)


The protagonist has come to prominence because he is the sole survivor of a planet destroyed by an alien race.  His popularity places him right in the middle of a power struggle to use media influence to direct the course of human history.


Through the Valley of the Nest of Spiders (Magnus, 2011.)


A colony of gay men watch the future unfold.


Towers of Toron, The  (Ace, 1964, bound with The Lunar Eye by Robert Moore Williams.  Ace, alone, ?   Sphere, 1968, revised.)


Toron #2.


The remnants of humanity struggle to rebuild after the powerful Lord of the Flames suspends his attack, but now he has returned to menace the Earth once more. 


Triton  (Bantam, 1976, Corgi, 1977.  Wesleyan, 1996, as Trouble on Triton.)


Earth is threatening war against its rebellious colony on Triton, where an entirely new human civilization is evolving.  The protagonist has a number of personal encounters that spotlight various aspects of this world.  Vaguely Utopian in approach.


Trouble on Triton.  (See Triton.)


We, in Some Strange Power's Employ Move on a Rigourous Line  (Tor, 1990, bound with Home Is the Hangman by Roger Zelazny.


Novelette published as  half of a paperback.




Shapes  (Charter, 1987.)


A shapechanging alien arrives on Earth, preying in the ocean at first, then moving to land once it learns to mimic human beings well enough to pass in human society.




America Under Attack 1997  (American Literary Press, 2007.)


Alternate history about terrorists attacking the US.




Ratner's Star  (Knopf, 1976, Vintage, 1980.)


A child prodigy is recruited to help decipher an apparently encoded message from the stars, but his initiation into the world of adult science is punctuated by meetings with a variety of wacky characters.


DE LINT, CHARLES  (Also writes Fantasy and Horror.)


Svaha  (Ace, 1989, Tor, 2000, Orb, 2000.)


An Indian warrior is called out of the force field shrouded lands set aside for his people to help the outside world in its quest to recover a missing computer chip.  Unusual SF novel drawing heavily on fantasy themes.


DE L'ISLE ADAM, VILLIERS  (Also writes Horror.)


Tomorrow's Eve  (University of Illinois Press, 1982.  French edition in 1885.)


                Thomas Edison and an aristocrat team up to create an android woman, but she becomes increasingly depressed by her lack of humanity.


DEL MARTIA, ASTRON  (House pseudonym, sometimes John Russell Fearn. Unknown where not specified.)


Dawn of Darkness  (Gaywood, 1951.) 


Not seen.  Flying saucers attack the Earth.


Interstellar Espionage  (Gaywood, 1952.)  (Franz Harkon.)


S.E.C. #1.


Second in the series was Spawn of Space, written as by Franz Harkon.  The search for a valuable mineral in space.


One Against Time  (Mayflower, 1959, Paperback Library, 1970.  Moring, 1956, as by Hank Janson.  Probably by Stephen Frances.)


                A freak accident gives a bank clerk incredible mental powers, so much so that the authorities become alarmed and decide that he needs to be killed for the safety of the human race.


Space Pirates  (Gaywood, 1951.)  (Franz Harkon.)


S.E.C. #3


Not seen.  Someone is waylaying spaceships in the inner solar system.


Trembling World, The  (S.D. Frances, 1949.)  (John Russell Fearn.)


Worldwide catastrophes are averted by the use of ancient alien technology.




Mistress of the Skies  (Hutchinson, 1932, translated from the German.)


                Not seen.  The future of flight.


Submarine City, The  (Hutchinson, 1930, translated from the German.)


                A hidden cave system is used to build super weapons for world conquest.




Frozen Horror, The  (University Editions, 1996.)


A scientist experimenting with reviving people from suspended animation finds a revolutionary new procedure which seems to work, but which actually turns its subjects into bloodthirsty monsters.


DEL REY, LESTER  (Also wrote as Erik Van Lhin, Kenneth Wright, and Philip St John, but some titles were reprinted under his own name and are listed here.  See also collaboration with Raymond F. Jones, and collaboration with Frederik Pohl. Also writes Fantasy.)


And Some Were Human  (Prime, 1948, Ballantine, 1961.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Attack from Atlantis  (Holt, Rinehart, Winston, 1953, Tempo, 1969, Del Rey, 1978)


An experimental submarine encounters an undersea city inhabited by a race that has been hiding from the surface world for thousands of years.


Badge of Infamy  (Magabooks, 1963, bound with The Sky Is Falling  Ace, 1973, also bound with The Sky Is Falling.  Armchair, 2013, bound with The Cyberene by Rog Phillips. Magazine version 1957.)


The protagonist crashes on Mars and discovers a secret held by the human colonists.


Band Played On, The  (Armchair, 2013.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Battle on Mercury ???


Best of Lester Del Rey, The  (Del Rey, 1978.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Early Del Rey, The  (Doubleday, 1975.)


Collection of unrelated stories, published in two volumes in 1976.


Early Del Rey 1, The  (Del Rey, 1976.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Early Del Rey 2, The  (Del Rey, 1976.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Eleventh Commandment, The  (Regency, 1962, Ballantine, 1970.)


A religious dictatorship has taken over the entire Earth, and the commandment to be fruitful and multiply has made the world an unhealthy, overpopulated nightmare.


Gods and Golems  (Ballantine, 1973.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Infinite Worlds of Maybe  (Holt, 1966, Faber, 1968. Ghostwritten by Paul Fairman.)


A teenager searches for his father in parallel histories.


Life Watch, The (Armchair, 2012, bound with Creatures of the Abyss by Murray Leinster.)




Man Without a Planet, The  (See Siege Perilous.)


Marooned on Mars  (Holt, Rinehart, Winston, 1952, Hutchinson, 1953, Paperback Library, 1967.)


There's a stowaway aboard a rocket flight that crashlands on the planet Mars, and Chuck has several adventures in the abandoned Martian cities before being rescued.


Mission to the Moon  (Holt, Rinehart, Winston, 1956, Hutchinson, 1956.)


Jim Stanley #2.


Not seen.  The first voyage to the moon.


Moon of Mutiny  (Holt, Rinehart, Winston, 1961, Faber, 1963, Signet, 1969.)


Jim Stanley #3.


The lunar colonization project is failing and its complement is about to be withdrawn to Earth.  A teenager disobeys the rules to set out on a search for life on the moon, knowing that's the only way the colony will be maintained.


Mortals and Monsters  (Ballantine, 1965, Tandem, 1967.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Mysterious Planet, The  (Del Rey, 1978.  Holt, Rinehart, Winston, 1953, as by Kenneth Wright.)


The arrival of a wandering planet in the solar system, actually directed by aliens living within it, threatens to throw the entire human race into an interplanetary war.


Nerves  (Ballantine, 1956.  Magazine version, 1942.)


Very impressive early novel of a nuclear plant that has an accident.  Unless someone can find a way to stop the chain reaction, the plant will experience a meltdown and cause a catastrophe for the surrounding communities.


Outpost of Jupiter.  (Holt, Rinehart, Winston, 1963, Gollancz, 1964, Del Rey, 1978.)


A teenager finds adventure and mystery on Ganymede while temporarily stranded there, just in time to see everyone around him fall victim to a plague.  And there's an alien artifact to be investigated as well.  For younger readers.


Police Your Planet  (Avalon, 1956, as by Erik Van Lhin.  Del Rey, 1975, New English Library, 1978. Armchair, 2014, bound with Mirage for Planet X by Stanley Mullen.)


This edition actually indicates it is a collaboration between Del Rey and his pseudonym.  An involuntary expatriate to the human colony on Mars joins the police force, tries to take advantage of its corruption, but eventually mends his ways.


Prisoners of Space  (Westminster, 1968.  Ghostwritten by Paul Fairman.)


A group of children from a colony on the moon are sent back to Earth and have various adventures.


Pstalemate  (Putnam, 1971, Gollancz, 1972, Berkley, 1973, Del Rey, 1986.)


A young telepath learns that everyone known to have developed his ability has gone insane because of the inability to screen out all the unwanted communications, so he desperately seeks the answer before he follows in their footsteps.


Pursuit (Armchair, 2020, bound with Rulers of the Future by Paul Ernest. Magazine appearance 1952.)


An amnesiac is pursued by aliens.


Robots and Changelings  (Ballantine, 1957.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Robots and Magic  (NESFA, 2010.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Rocket from Infinity  (Holt, 1966, Faber, 1967.  Ghostwritten by Paul Fairman.)


Young adult space adventure.


Rocket Jockey  (Del Rey, 1978. Holt, Rinehart, Winston, 1952, as by Philip St John.  Hutchinson, 1955, as Rocket Pilot)


A race through the solar system and a gaggle of villains from Mars in this standard novel for younger readers.


Rocket Pilot  (See Rocket Jockey.)


Runaway Robot, The  (Westminster, 1965, Gollancz, 1967, SBS, 1968.  Ghostwritten by Paul Fairman.)


A young boy's return from Ganymede to Earth is complicated when he's told he cannot take his robot companion, so the two of them plot a way to get around the laws.


Scheme of Things, The  (Belmont, 1966. Ghostwritten by Paul Fairman.)


A college professor experiences periods in which he assumes the personalities of other people, and in each manifestation he senses that he is about to face his own death.


Siege Perilous  (Lancer, 1966.  Lancer, 1969, as The Man Without a Planet.  Ghostwritten by Paul Fairman,)


A disabled man doomed to spend the rest of his life on an orbiting space station is the last hope of humanity when Martians seize control.


Sky Is Falling, The  (Magabooks, 1963, bound with Badge of Infamy.  Ace, 1973, also bound with Badge of Infamy.  Magazine version, 1954 as No More Stars.)




Step to the Stars  (Holt, Rinehart, Winston, 1954, Hutchinson, 1956, Paperback Library, 1966.)


Jim Stanley #1.


Saboteurs threaten the crew sent into orbit to build the first permanent space station.


Tunnel Through Time  (Westminster, 1966, Scholastic, 1967.  Ghostwritten by Paul Fairman.)


A trip back to the age of dinosaurs goes awry and the explorers are stranded there.  For young adults.


Two Complete Science Fiction Novels  (Galaxy Magabook, 1963.)


Two short novels bound together, The Sky Is Falling and Badge of Infamy.  Neither were ever published separately in book form.


War and Space  (NESFA, 2009.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


DELRIO, MARTIN  (See also collaboration which follows. Also writes Fantasy.)


Silence in the Heavens, A  (Roc, 2003.)


A Battletech Mech Warrior novel.


                Rival power groups make a military move to control a strategic planet.




Midnight Justice  (Pocket, 1996.)


A Spiderman novel.


Venom is an alien symbiote who gets control of one of Peter Parker's fellow reporters.  Spiderman eventually defeats the alien and saves the day.  What a surprise.




Liberation of Manhattan, The  (Doubleday, 1949.)


Not seen.  Soviet invasion of Manhattan.


DEMARCE, VIRGINIA  (See also collaboration with Eric Flint.)


1635: The Tangled Web  (Baen, 2009.)


Time travelers alter European history.


DE MARINIS, RICK  (Also writes Fantasy.)


Lovely Monster, A  (Simon & Schuster, 1975, Dell, 1977.)


Satire about an artificially created human and his adjustment to human society, as well as its adjustment to him.


Scimitar  (Dutton, 1977, Avon, 1978.)


A randy copywriter becomes involved with superweapons and high technology in this satire on modern culture.




Odyssey Project, The  (Pageant, 1989.)


The onset of a new ice age forces the US to consider an invasion of Central and South America, the operation planned by a mysterious man behind the scenes whose identity is tracked by an intelligence officer who has doubts about his government's stability.


DEMARTINO, DENNY  (Pseudonym of Denise Vitola.)


Heart of Stone (Ace, 2001.)


Astrologer #1.


                In a future where astrology is accurate and star travel is common place, an astrologer must solve the murder of her own husband.


Wayward Moon  (Ace, 2001.)


Astrologer #2.


                A detective and an astrologer travel to a remote system to find out who murdered a scientist who was trying to bring a dead world back to life.




Armageddon (Black Library, 2015.)


A Warhammer novel.




Betrayer  (Black Library, 2013.)


A Warhammer novel.




Black Legion, The (Black Library, 2017.)


A Warhammer novel.


Military SF.


Blood Reaver  (Black Library, 2011.)


A Warhammer novel.


Military SF.


Cadian Blood  (Black Library, 2009.)


A Warhammer novel.


Space marines battle zombies.


Emperor's Gift, The  (Black Library, 2012.)


A Warhammer novel.


Military SF.


First Heretic, The  (Black Library, 2010.)


A Warhammer novel.


War and heresy among the stars.


Helsreach  (Black Library, 2010.)


A Warhamer novel.


Military SF.


Soul Hunter  (Black Library, 2010.)


A Warhammer novel.


Military SF.


Talon of Horus, The  (Black Library, 2014.)


A Warhammer novel.


Military SF.


Void Stalker  (Black Library, 2012.)


A Warhammer novel.


Military SF.




Strange Manuscript Found in a Copper Cylinder, A  (Harper, 1888, McClelland & Stewart, 1969, Armchair, 2015.)


An early Canadian utopian novel.  A man's adventures in a far land where he finds love, an apparently perfect society, but one with a frightening secret.




Necropolis  (Night Shade, 2011.)


A detective back from the dead finds time and history strangely changed.




Operation Survival Earth  (Ankh Hermes, 1969, Pocket, 1977, translated from the German by Jim Lodge.)


A lone Earthman is taken to an alien world run by robots and learns about an interstellar civilization that has been watching Earth for generations.




Place for the Mighty, A  (David McKay, 1973, Ballantine, 1974.)


Very marginal near future political novel.


DENNEHY, JOHN W.  (Also writes Fantasy.)


Pacific Rising (Severed, 2017.)


A giant dinosaur prowls the ocean.




Monkey Trap  (Twilight Times, 2004.)


                The story of the next step in human evolution.


DENNING, TROY  (See also collaboration with Gordon R. Dickson & Cory Glaberson. Also writes Fantasy.)


Abyss  (Del Rey, 2009.)


A Star Wars novel.


Luke is on a quest to find out what is causing Jedi to go insane.


Cowboys  (Del Rey, 2013.)


A Star Wars novel.




Last Light (Gallery, 2015.)


A Halo novel.


In the aftermath of an interstellar war, someone is murdering people on a remote planet.


Omega Rebellion, The  (Ace, 1987.)


A gamebook set in the world of Keith Laumer's Star Colony, placing the reader in a dilemma between government and rebel forces.


Recovery ?


Retribution (Gallery, 2017.)


A Halo novel.


An uneasy peace is in danger following an interstellar war.


Silent Storm (Gallery, 2018.)


A Halo novel.


A mission to confuse an alien enemy about the logical patterns of human behavior.


Star by Star  (Del Rey, 2001.)


A Star Wars novel.


                As an alien force threatens to overwhelm the galaxy, Leia Organa's son volunteers to be captured in a ploy designed to allow them to sabotage their enemy's forces.


Tatooine Ghost  (Del Rey, 2003.)


A Star Wars novel.


                Han Solo and Leia return to Tatooine to try to reclaim an artifact that contains information about rebel agents among the empire's forces.


Vortex  (Del Rey, 2010.)


A Star Wars novel.


Jedi and Sith must unite to deal with a greater menace.


DENNIS, ANDREW  (See collaborations with Eric Flint.)




Cards of Identity  (Vanguard, 1955, Penguin, 1960, Signet, 1964.)


Post World War II Britain adopts a bizarre social system that makes individual identities interchangeable.


DENNISON, BRITTA  (See collaboration with S.D. Perry.)


DENT, LESTER  (See Kenneth Robeson.)


DENTON, BRADLEY  (Also writes Fantasy.)


Buddy Holly Is Alive and Well on Ganymede  (Morrow, 1991.)


The singer of the title has been abducted by aliens and is broadcasting from space.  An unhappy store clerk sets out on a cross country adventure involving hidden aliens, robot dogs, motorcycle gangs, and secret agents.  One of the best humorous SF novels.


One Day Closer to Death  (St Martins, 1998.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Wrack and Roll  (Popular Library/Questar, 1986.)


An alternate America in which FDR died in 1933, as a consequence of which the US and USSR are allies against China.  And in the 1990's, rock bands have the power to alter the course of human history.




Code Noir  (?, 2004, Roc, 2006.)


Parrish Plessis #2.


                Parrish undertakes a mission to assassinate one man and locate several others.


Crash Deluxe (?, 2005, Roc, 2007.)


Parrish Plessis #3.


A bodyguard turned leader attempts to bring down a corrupt society.


Nylon Angel  (?, 2004, Roc, 2005.)


Parrish Plessis #1.


                A bodyguard plots the downfall of her crimelord employer in a cyberpunkish future society.


Peacemaker (Angry Robot, 2014.)


A warden in a future nature preserve has to solve a series of murders.




Alcatraz of the Starways (Armchair, 2015, bound with Beyond the Green Prism by A.Hyatt Verrill. Magazine appearance 1943.)


Escape from a prison planet.




Stuffed Dog, The   (?, 1977.)


Not seen.  Time travel story.




Lone Sentinel, The  (Atheneum, 1989.)


When his father dies, a teenager fails to report it and continues to maintain a sentinel post on the planet Azure.  But when two runaways from the city show up, he's forced to decide on a new future.  For young adults.


DE REYNA, JORGE  (Pseudonym of Diane Detzer, whom see.)


Return of the Starships, The  (Avalon, 1968.)


In an overpopulated future, a telepathic woman predicts the return of star colonists.


DERLETH, AUGUST  (Also writes Horror.  See collaborations with H.P. Lovecraft.)




Planet Finders  (Lenox Hill, 1971, Manor, 1977.)


Confused, badly conceived story of planetary exploration, with dangerous plants, monsters, telepathy, and a few kitchen sinks.




Doctor's Secret, The  (Pageant, 1954.)


Not seen.  A doctor discovers the secret of reanimation.




Split Image  (Wingate, 1955, Panther, 1958, Digit, 1963.)


The power of healing through science appears to have become almost a religious experience on a distant world.  The protagonists arrive there when an accident diverts their trip to the Moon. 


DERRICK, LIONEL  (Pseudonym used by Mark Roberts and Chet Cunningham.  Most titles are not SF.)


Quaking Terror  (Pinnacle, 1982.)  (Mark Roberts.)


#45 in the non-SF Penetrator series.


A super criminal invents a device that he uses to cause volcanic eruptions all along the West Coast.


Satellite Slaughter  (Pinnacle, 1976.)  (Mark Roberts.)


#33 in the non-SF Penetrator series.


A rugged hero battles terrorists in orbit in this action adventure story.




Escape Velocity  (Coronet, 1996.)


                Not seen.




Past the Point of Delirium  (PublishAmerica, 2005.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.




For the Time Being  (Write Way, 1998.)


                Ten precocious youngsters are kidnapped to another planet by aliens who want them to invent a time machine and save their race, which they have already promised to do in another time twist.




Singularity  (Per Aspera, 2004.)


                An entrepreneur tries to gain control of a tiny black hole buried in the Earth's crust.




Fear Rides the Air  (Wright Brown, 1953.)


Not seen.  Space travel and flying saucers.


Terrible Awakening, The  (Wright Brown, 1949.)


Colonists on another world find evidence of native intelligence after they flee an Earth menaced by a possible collision with another planet.


DESMOND, SHAW   (Also writes Fantasy.)


Black Dawn  (Hutchinson, 1944.)


Something of a Utopian novel with supernations of the future finally combining into a single world organization..


Chaos  (Hutchinson, 1938.)


Not seen.  Predicts the war between England and Germany.


Democracy  (?, 1919.)


Not seen.  Revolution against the British monarchy.


Ragnarok  (Duckworth, 1926.)


Future war novel involving poison gas.  The survivors are forced to move underground in order to survive.


World Birth  (?, 1938.)


Not seen.  Utopian novel.




Afterlife  (Eos, 2010.)


Resurrection #1.


Technology makes it possible to restore people to life.




Methuselah Gene, The  (BainBridge, 2000.)


                A scientist battles a secretive military group to control an usual ocean dwelling life form whose biology may hold the secret of longevity.




Underground Man  (Duckworth, 1905, Hyperion, 1974.)


The deterioration of the outer world causes humankind to build enormous shelters under the Earth's surface and carve out a new civilization. 




Fringe, The  (See Split.)


Plague  (See Three Quarters.)


Split  (Digit, 1963. Universal, 1972, Bill Ewington, 1973, as The Fringe.)


Melodramatic thriller about a repressive future government.


Three Quarters  (Digit, 1963.  Bill Ewington, 1973, as Plague.)


A terrible plague sweeps the world, apparently bringing about the extinction of humanity, and a handful of survivors search for a final moment of happiness before the end.




War of Two Worlds  (Jarrolds, 1936, translated from the German.)


                A mildly dystopian future is disrupted by intelligent ants.


DETZER, DIANE  (See also Adam Lukens and Jorge de Reyna.)


Planet of Fear, The  (Avalon, 1968.)


Various adventures on a strange planet ruled by an unorthodox dictator. 


DEVENPORT, EMILY  (Pseudonym of Maggy Thomas.)


Eggheads  (Roc, 1996.)


Eggheads #1.


A young woman overcomes poverty to become an explorer seeking the secret of a long vanished alien species.  But she discovers that there are ruthless individuals, human and otherwise, determined to secure those secrets for themselves.


Godheads  (Roc, 1998.)


Eggheads #2.


                Further adventures in a civilization in which drugs are used to elevate intelligence, alien species intermingle freely, and an interplanetary conspiracy threatens a young woman.


Kronos Condition, The  (Roc, 1997.)


A group of telepathic and telekinetic mutants discovers that three of the most powerful of their group are plotting world domination, including the destruction of their less talented fellows.


Larissa  (Roc, 1993.)


Larissa is an interstellar adventurer who gets into hot water during her visit to the alien dominated mining world Hook and gets chased across space.


Medusa Uploaded (Tor, 2018.)


Scorpiane  (Roc, 1994.)


A woman flees to Mars to escape an assassin and starts a new life, but the Martian colonists are preparing to revolt, and the discovery of a new field of biotechnology may help them, or endanger the future of both worlds.


Shade  (Roc, 1991.)


A young girl abandoned by her parents stows away on a spaceship and arrives on a gambling planet where her psychic talents allow her to pick winners to ingratiate herself with.


DE VET, CHARLES V.  (See also collaboration with Katherine MacLean.)


Special Feature  (Avon, 1975.)


A reporter discovers that the giant cat killing people in a midwestern city is actually an alien shapechanger who can appear as human, and that a male of her species has arrived with whom she can mate and reproduce.




Alien Encounter   (Leisure, 1981.)


Boring story of a man who sees a flying saucer and refuses to remain silent about it despite the skepticism of everyone around him.




Day of Prosperity, The  (Unwin, 1902.)


                A Utopian novel.




Independence Day  (Harper, 1996, from the screenplay by the authors.


Novelization of the film about an alien invasion of the Earth and humanity's desperate struggle to avoid being exterminated.




Seraphim Rising, The  (Roc, 1997.)


                Angels from outer space announce the coming of the Messiah, but not everyone believes they are what they claim to be, and in fact they donít seem in complete agreement with one another.  Nor are their actions completely angelic. 


DEWEESE, GENE  (See also Thomas Stratton and collaborations with Robert Coulson. Also writes Fantasy and Horror.)


Beepers from Outer Space  (See Black Suits from Outer Space.)


Black Suits from Outer Space  (Putnam, 1985.  Weekly Reader, 1985, as Beepers from Outer Space.)


Calvin Willeford #1.


A mysterious ring brings two teens to the attention of strange beings from outer space.  Before the story ends, they're hiding another alien from the authorities and have piloted a starship.  Light and funny, for younger readers.


Calvin Nullifier, The  (Putnam, 1987, Dell Yearling, 1989.)


Calvin Willeford #3.


A visitor from space gets a pair of kids in a lot of comical trouble.


Chain of Attack  (Pocket, 1987.)


A Star Trek novel.


An anomaly in space transports the Enterprise to another galaxy, where an interstellar war that has lasted countless thousands of years has destroyed most inhabitable worlds.  And both sides react violently to the new arrivals.


Dandelion Caper, The  (Putnam, 1986.)


Calvin Willeford #2.


Not seen.


Engines of Destiny  (Pocket, 2005.)


A Star Trek novel.


                Scotty tries to travel back through time to rescue James Kirk.


Final Nexus, The  (Pocket, 1988.)


A Star Trek novel.


Ancient alien devices that allow ships to travel from one galaxy to another are beginning to malfunction, and now they are moving entire solar systems halfway across the universe.


Into the Nebula  (Pocket, 1995.)


A Star Trek: Next Generation novel.


Data has to take command as the crew of the Enterprise intervenes to save a world that is being devastated by "natural" disasters at the hands of an unseen enemy.  Picard and his companions have been taken prisoner under the mistaken impression that they're responsible, so Data has to find out who's really responsible.


Jeremy Case  (Laser, 1976.)


The protagonist survives a plane crash and discovers that his body has amazing regenerative powers, so he sets out to find out what happened to change him from human to superhuman.


Major Corby and the Unidentified Flying Object  (Doubleday, 1979.)


Not seen.


Nightmares from Space  (Franklin Watts, 1981.)


Not seen.


Peacekeepers, The  (Pocket, 1988.)


A Star Trek: Next Generation novel.


While exploring a derelict alien spacecraft, two members of the Enterprise crew are transported across space to a far world where a group of criminals is using the secret of alien techology to dominate an entire planet.


Renegade  (Pocket, 1991.)


A Star Trek novel.


Two worlds in the same system are on the verge of a destructive war, so the Enterprise is dispatched to mediate a settlement.  When Spock and McCoy are apparently killed, Kirk must battle his own emotions and uncover a plot that has implications affecting the entire Federation.


Vault, The  (Harper, 1999.)


A Lost in Space novel.


                The Robinsons land on a planet whose inhabitants have been destroyed.  They find one surviving building full of strange superscience which may explain the mystery, but which also could spell doom for the visitors.




Last Watch, The (Tor, 2021.)


The edge of the universe is collapsing.


DE WREDER, PAUL  (Pseudonym of John Heming, whom see.)


Time Marches Off  (Currawong, 1942.)


                Not seen.




Beyond Shattered Illusions  (Kirklin, 1980.)


A Star Trek novel.


Not part of the authorized series.


DEXTER, CATHERINE  (Also writes Horror.)


Alien Game  (Morrow, 1995, Beech Tree, 1997.)


                A teen suspects that the new girl in school is just a bit too perfect to be true and uncovers a plot to kidnap the townís children into outer space.


DEXTER, J.B (Pseudonym of John Glasby, whom see.)


Time Kings, The  (Badger, 1958.)


                Not seen.  Time travel.


DEXTER, JOHN  (House pseudonym.)


Carnaby Consort  (Corinth Leisure, 1966.)


Marginal softcore porn novel about the seduction of the British throne.


Sin for Science  (Late Hour, 1967.)




DEXTER, WILLIAM  (Pseudonym of W.T. Pritchard.)


Children of the Void  (Peter Owen, 1955, Consul, 1963, Paperback Library, 1966.)


Dennis Grafton #2.


The devastated Earth is torn from its orbit and wanders through the solar system, eventually encountering an alien race that lives on the moons of Jupiter.


World in Eclipse  (Peter Owen, 1954, Consul, 1962, Paperback Library, 1966.)


Dennis Grafton #1.


A handful of humans survive the destruction of humanity in an experiment gone awry when they are kidnapped by aliens.  Returned to Earth, they try to rebuild, but there's an alien presence on the planet now, one inimical to humanity.




Genius Games  (Hyperion, 2001.)


                For younger readers.  A five year old genius contacts a visitor from the future.


DIAMOND, SANDER  (See collaboration with Jeff Rovin.)




Brain Child  (Leisure, 1987.)


Not seen.


Pan  (Leisure, 1980.)


Genetic research leads to the ultimate experiment, a boy whose genetic structure has been predesigned.  But Pan's difficulties adjusting to society are no less dangerous than society's difficulties adjusting to him.


DIBELL, ANSEN  (Pseudonym of Nancy Ann Dibble.)


Circle, Crescent, Star  (DAW, 1981.)


Kantmorie #2.


After befriending the last of the Kantmorie, a young man finds himself the target of an immortal who controls the secrets of a lost technology.


Pursuit of the Screamer  (DAW, 1978.)


Kantmorie #1.


Two young people on a primitive planet abandon the rules of their people to help protect a Screamer, feared for devilish powers, possibly the last remnant of a noble race whose destiny might save the entire planet.


Summerfair  (DAW, 1982.)


Kantmorie #3.


Conclusion to the trilogy.  The heir to the lost throne of Kantmorie must seize his birthright while a spaceship arrives to reopen contact with the lost colony world and an old villain plots new treachery.


DICHARIO, NICK  (See also collaboration with Mike Resnick.)


Small and Remarkable Life, A  (Robert Sawyer, ?)


A first contact story.




James Ingleton: The History of a Social State, A.D. 2000  (Blackwood, 1893.)


                A socialist Utopia.


DICK, PHILIP K.  (See also collaborations which follow.)


Best of Philip K. Dick, The  (Del Rey, 1977.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Beyond Lies the Wub: The Collected Stories of Philip K. Dick Volume One  (Underwood Miller, 1987, Millennium, 1999.  Citadel, 1990, as The Short Happy Life of the Brown Oxford.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Bladerunner  (See Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?)


Book of Philip K. Dick, The  (DAW, 1973.  Coronet, 1977, as The Turning Wheel and Other Stories)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Clans of the Alphane Moon  (Ace, 1964, Panther, 1975, Gregg, 1979, Dell, 1980, Bluejay, 1984, Carroll & Graf, 1988.)


A mental institution is the only surviving remnant of a lost colony and the different forms of aberration have led to diverse specialties and tribalism that provides them with the tools to resist invaders from Earth. 


Collected Stories of Philip K. Dick, The, Volume I  (Citadel, 1990.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Collected Stories of Philip K. Dick, The, Volume II  (Citadel, 1990.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Collected Stories of Philip K. Dick, The, Volume III  (Citadel, 1991.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Cosmic Puppets, The  (Ace, 1957, bound with Sargasso of Space by Andrew North.  Berkley, 1983, Panther, 1985, Harper, 1998, Gollancz, 2005.  Magazine version, 1956, as A Glass of Darkness)


Ted Barton returns to his hometown and discovers that no one remembers him, and that the town is inhabited by odd, furtive creatures.  Eventually he discovers that extraterrestrial powers are controlling the town.


Counter Clock World  (Berkley, 1967, Sphere, 1968, White Lion, 1977, Coronet, 1977, Gregg, 1979.)


Amusing portrait of a version of Earth where time is running backward, people grow younger instead of older, and the last act of life is to be born.


Crack in Space, The  (Ace, 1966, Methuen, 1977.)


A complex vision of the future where racial tensions still abound despite the possibility of a Black President, where a new world has been discovered, but holds a deadly secret, and where thousands of people are held in suspended animation waiting for a better world.


Days of Perky Pat: The Collected Stories of Philip K. Dick, Volume Four, The  (Underwood Miller, 1987.  Citadel, 1991, Millennium, 2000, as Minority Report)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Divine Invasion, The  (Simon & Schuster, 1981, Pocket, 1982, Corgi, 1982, Vintage, 1991.)


Valis #2.


Christianity and Islam have merged just in time for the return to Earth of a creature which may be God, or perhaps something else.


Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep  (Doubleday, 1968, Signet, 1969, Rapp & Whiting, 1969, Panther, 1972, HarperCollins, 1997, Millennium, 1999, Gollancz, 2007.  Del Rey, 1982, Millennium, 1999, as Bladerunner)


A private detective is hired to track down renegade androids who have returned to Earth to try to find a way to avoid their programmed mortality.  Filmed as Bladerunner.


Dr. Bloodmoney  (Ace, 1965, Arrow, 1977, Gregg, 1977, Dell, 1980, Bluejay, 1985, Carroll & Graf, 1988, Millennium, 2000, Gollancz, 2007.)


The world has been devastated by a nuclear accident, if it really was an accident.  From his orbiting satellite, Bruno Bluthgeld looks over the ruins of Earth and extends his fingers of power, opposed by a one time astronaut and a paraplegic with telekinesis.


Dr. Futurity  (Ace, 1960, bound with Slavers of Space by John Brunner.  Ace, 1972, bound with The Unteleported Man.  Methuen, 1976, Magnum, 1979, Vintage, 2005.  Magazine version, 1954, as Time Pawn.)


A doctor from the present is mysterious shanghaied to the future when the practice of medicine is illegal.


Eye in the Sky  (Ace, 1957, Arrow, 1971, Gregg, 1979, Collier, 1989.)


A group of people are trapped in the aura of an experimental field that allows them to mentally enter a world created by the mind of one of their number, subject to their interpretation of the laws of nature.


Father Thing: The Collected Stories of Philip K. Dick Volume Three, The  (Underwood Miller, 1987, Harper, 1998, Millennium, 1999.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Five Great Novels  (Gollancz, 2004.)


                Omnibus of The Three Stigmata of Palmer Eldritch, Martian Time Slip, Ubik, Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? and A Scanner Darkly.


Flow My Tears, The Policeman Said  (Doubleday, 1974, Gollancz, 1974, DAW, 1975, Readers Union, 1975, Panther, 1976,  HarperCollins, 1996.)


A celebrity wakes up one morning to discover that no one remembers him, and that his lack of identity puts his life in jeopardy.  His attempts to discover what happened involve cosmic forces manipulating the very universe.


Galactic Pot-Healer  (Berkley, 1969, Gollancz, 1971, Pan, 1972.)


A human who specializes in fixing broken crockery is recruited by an alien to travel to a distant planet where that skill might save a world.


Game-Players of Titan, The  (Ace, 1963, Sphere, 1969, White Lion, 1974, Gregg, 1979, Vintage, 1992.)


Earth and Titan have ended their war in a stalemate and now the main competition between humans and shapechanging aliens is a series of games.  But the stakes may be more than is apparent.


Golden Man, The  (Berkley, 1980, Methuen, 1981.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Handful of Darkness, A  (Rich & Cowan, 1955, Panther, 1966, Gregg Press, 1978.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Human Is?  (Gollancz, 2007.)


Collection of unrelated stories. 


I Hope I Shall Arrive Soon  (Doubleday, 1985, Grafton, 1988.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Lies, Inc.  (See The Unteleported Man)


Little Black Box: The Collected Stories of Philip K. Dick Volume Five, The  (Underwood Miller, 1987, Gollancz, 1990, Dark Carnival, 1990.  Grafton, 1991, Millennium, 2000, as We Can Remember It For You Wholesale.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Man in the High Castle, The  (Putnam, 1962, Popular Library, 1964, Penguin, 1965, Berkley, 1974, Gollancz, 1975,  Readers Union, 1976, Gregg, 1979, Vintage, 1992, Easton, 1995.)


Japan and Germany were victorious during World War II and have divided the US between them.  But a proscribed book is circulating and the invaders find themselves faced with an immaterial foe they cannot directly fight.


Man Who Japed, The  (Ace, 1956, bound with The Space-Born by E.C. Tubb.  Methuen, 1978, Magnum, 1978.)


Following a world wide disaster, a new order has been established wherein everyone is compelled to pretend that they enjoy the new system.  An official responsible for entertainment gets involved when someone begins playing practical jokes at the governmentís expense.


Martian Time-Slip  (Ballantine, 1964, New English Library, 1976, Millennium, 1999, Gollancz, 2007.)


The head of the plumbers' union on Mars is a powerful figure because of the scarcity of water on that planet.  He is strong enough to defy even the United Nations, but not sufficiently powerful to escape the effects of a boy who has become disconnected from time.


Maze of Death, A  (Doubleday, 1970, Paperback Library, 1971, Gollancz, 1972, Pan, 1973, Bantam, 1977, Harper, 1998.)


A small group of people are stranded on a remote planet and one of their number is murdered.  The rest are faced with the problem of discovering whom from among their number is responsible.


Minority Report  (See The Days of Perky Pat.)


Nick and the Glimmung  (Gollancz, 1988, Piper, 1990.)


Nick and his father emigrate to another planet in order to save their pet, but they find themselves faced with even greater dangers there.  For children.


Now Wait for Last Year  (Doubleday, 1966, Macfadden, 1968, Manor, 1974, Panther, 1975, Vintage, 1993, HarperCollins, 1996.)


The heroic leader of Earth returns from the dead repeatedly while rumors abound that he has either been replaced by a robot or has found a way to jump around in time and space.


Our Friends from Frolix 8  (Ace, 1970, Panther, 1976, HarperCollins, 1997, Kinnell, 1997, Gollancz, 2006.)


Genetically altered humans with psi powers have come to dominate the Earth and normals are becoming an endangered minority.  The protagonist travels to the stars and finds another intelligent species, and enlists their aid in reclaiming the Earth, only to discover that there is a secret price he is unwilling to pay.


Paycheck and 18 Other Classic Stories  (Citadel, 2003.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Penultimate Truth, The  (Belmont, 1964, Jonathan Cape, 1967, Penguin, 1970, Leisure, 1975, Panther, 1978, Dell, 1980, Bluejay, 1984, Carroll & Graf, 1989, Harper, 1998.)


Following a nuclear war, a ruling clique uses propaganda and misinformation to keep the mass of humanity living underground while they languish on the surface, served by robots.  When three people decide to ignore the warnings and leave their shelters, they threaten to upset the status quo.


Philip K. Dick Omnibus, A  (Sidgwick & Jackson, 1970.)


Omnibus of The Crack in Space, The Unteleported Man, and Dr. Futurity.


Philip K. Dick Reader, The  (Citadel Twilight, 1997.)


Colleciton of unrelated stories.


Preserving Machine, The  (Ace, 1969, Gollancz, 1971, Pan, 1972.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Radio Free Albemuth  (Arbor House, 1985, Grafton, 1987,  Avon, 1987.)


An alternate world where America is a dictatorship is influenced by an alien satellite orbiting the planet.


Robots, Androids, and Mechanical Oddities  (Southern Illinois University Press, 1984.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Scanner Darkly, A  (Doubleday, 1977, Ballantine, 1977, Gollancz, 1977, Panther, 1978, DAW, 1984, Vintage, 1991, HarperCollins, ?)


A narcotics cop is ordered to track down a dope user, but his job is complicated by the fact that the criminal is his alter ego, cleverly disguised by near future technology that makes it possible to have multiple identities.


Second Variety: The Collected Stories of Philip K. Dick Volume Three, The  (Citadel, 1991.  Millennium, 1999, as Second Variety.)


Selected Stories of Philip K. Dick  (Pantheon, 2002.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Short Happy Life of the Brown Oxford, The  (See Beyond Lies the Wub.)


Simulacra, The  (Ace, 1964, Methuen, 1977, Magnum, 1977, Gollancz, 2004.)


A host of people, real and simulated, including an immortal politician, a time traveler, and a musician with psi powers interact in this wildly satirical look at the near future.


Solar Lottery  (Ace, 1955, bound with The Big Jump by Leigh Brackett.  Ace, alone, 1959, Panther, 1959, Gregg, 1976, Arrow, 1979.   Rich & Cowan, 1956, as World of Chance.)


Rulership of the solar system is passed from one person to another by means of a gigantic lottery.  But is the game fair or fixed? 


Three Early Novels  (Millennium, 2000.)


                Omnibus of The Man Who Japed, Dr. Futurity, and Vulcan's Hammer.


Three Stigmata of Palmer Eldritch, The  (Doubleday, 1964, Macfadden, 1966, Jonathan Cape, 1966, Penguin, 1973, Manor, 1975, Bantam, 1977, Panther, 1978, Gregg, 1979, Vintage, 1991, Harper, 1998, Gollancz, 2007.)


A hallucinatory drug has become the best way on Mars to escape the unpleasant living conditions on that hostile world.  But a new drug seems to have some unusual side effects, including the inability to escape from hallucination back into the real world.


Time Out of Joint  (Lippincott, 1959, Sidgwick & Jackson, 1961, Belmont, 1965, Penguin, 1969, Rapp & Whiting, 1970, Dell, 1979, Gregg, 1979, Bluejay, 1984, Carroll & Graf, ?)


Strange novel of a reclusive man who spends all his time solving puzzles, only to discover that he has somehow become responsible for the operation of the entire universe, whose natural laws seem to be breaking down.


Transmigration of Timothy Archer, The.  (Timescape, 1982, Gollancz, 1982, Pocket, 1983, Vintage, 1991)


Valis #3.


A lawyer turned charismatic religious leader draws his followers on a search for eternal truth in future California.


Turning Wheel and Other Stories, The  (See The Book of Philip K. Dick.)


Ubik  (Doubleday, 1969, Dell, 1970, Rapp & Whiting, 1970, Panther, 1973, Bantam, 1977, Vintage, 1991, Harper, 1998, Millennium, 2000, Gollancz, 2006.)


Surrealistic romp about a substance which, when sprayed on objects, causes them to regress through their own evolution, so that automobiles become buggies and so on. 


Ubik: The Screenplay  (Corroboree, 1985.)


Screenplay version of the novel of the same name.


Unteleported Man, The  (Ace, 1964, bound with The Mind Monsters by Howard L. Cory.  Ace, 1972, bound with Dr. Futurity.  Methuen, 1976, Magnum, 1979.  Berkley, 1983, expanded.  Expanded edition from Gollancz, 1984, Vintage, 2004, as Lies, Inc.)


An entrepreneur opts to journey to the star by physical travel rather than teleportation because of his fear that the process doesn't restore the original personality.


Upon the Dull Earth  (Subterranean, 2012.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Valis  (Bantam, 1981, Corgi, 1981, Vintage, 1991, Millennium, 2001.)


Valis #1.


A hodge podge of religious speculation, secret societies ruling the Earth, aliens secretly observing us, mind control, and the ultimate battle between good and evil in the not too distant future.


Valis Trilogy, The  (Quality Paperback Book Club, 1989.)


Omnibus of the Valis trilogy.


Variable Man, The  (Armchair, 2012, bound with Secret of the Martians by Paul W. Fairman.)


A man with a strange talent battles a regimented future.


Variable Man and Other Stories, The  (Ace, 1957, Sphere, 1969.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Vintage PKD  (Vintage, 2006.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Vulcan's Hammer  (Ace, 1960, bound with The Skynappers by John Brunner.  Ace, alone, ?, Arrow, 1976.)


A computer designed to protect the western alliance has become self aware and arranged the construction of flying machines that gather intelligence and use advanced weaponry to put down any challenge to machine rule of humanity.


We Can Build You  (DAW, 1972, Fontana, 1977.  Magazine version, 1970, as A. Lincoln, Android.)


A company begins to build robots that simulate historic figures, a novelty at first, but more of a problem when their work is so accurate that those personalities refuse to accept that they are property and set out to change the world.


We Can Remember It For You Wholesale  (See The Little Black Box.)


World Jones Made, The  (Ace, 1956, bound with Agent of the Unknown by Margaret St. Clair.  Ace, alone, 1967, Sidgwick & Jackson, 1968, Panther, 1970, Arrow, 1976, Gregg, 1979, Vintage, 1993.)


Jones is a monomaniac with the power to foresee the future and, by knowing the consequence of every action, to change what will come.  Mix in visitors from outer space and a few mutants for a typical Dick extravaganza.


World of Chance  (See Solar Lottery)


Zap Gun, The  (Pyramid, 1967, Panther, 1975, Dell, 1978, Gregg, 1979, Bluejay, 1985, Carroll & Graf, 1989, Harper, 1998, Gollancz, 2006. Magazine version, 1965, as Project Plowshare.)


Aliens have arrived in orbit around Earth and have started making off with entire cities, while prominent weapons designers take hallucinogenic drugs to enhance their creativity and tap into another dimension.




Ganymede Takeover, The  (Ace, 1967, Arrow, 1971.)


The aliens inhabiting Ganymede conquer Earth after a space probe tips them off about human existence, but their continued rule is endangered by a diverse band of rebels and dissenters.




Deus Irae  (Doubleday, 1976, Gollancz, 1977, Dell, 1977, Sphere, 1978, Readers' Union, 1978.)


An artist is commissioned to paint a portrait of the mysterious figure behind the nuclear war that has ravaged the world, and sets off to track his subject down.




Our Man from Ganymede  (Dobson, ?)


                Not seen.


DICKINSON, PETER  (Also writes Fantasy.)


Emma Tupper's Diary  (Gollancz, 1971, Little Brown, 1971.)


Not seen.  The Loch Ness monster.


Eva  (Gollancz, 1988, Delacorte, 1989, Dell Laurel, 1990.)


A young girl recovers from a coma following an accident, but she has strange visions and other indications that something isn't right.  A radical, experimental technique has merged her brain with that of an ape.


Gift, The  (Gollancz, 1973, Little, Brown, 1974, Puffin, 1975.)


A young boy with clairvoyance and the ability to read minds discovers that his gift has both good and bad points.  A blend of humor and suspense.


Green Gene, The  (Pantheon, 1973, Hodder, 1973, DAW, 1975.)


A genetic alteration has caused the Irish and other minorities in the British Isles to start having green skinned children.  A prominent geneticist from India is hired to discover how to reverse the process.


Healer  (Gollancz, 1983, Delacorte, 1985, Gollancz, 1996.)


A young girl with the ability to heal through touching is the focal point of a foundation which may have more interest in exploiting her abilities than helping others.


King and Joker  (Pantheon, 1976, Hodder, 1976, Avon, 1977.)


Marginal mystery spoof with a reigning king of England whose double is murdered.


Poison Oracle, The  (Pantheon, 1974, Hodder, 1974, Avon, 1977.)


Marginal mystery spoof involving a mythical Arab nation and a precocious chimpanzee.


Skeleton-in-Waiting  (Bodley Head, 1989, Pantheon, 1990.)


Not seen.


Sleep and His Brother  (?, 1971.)


Not seen.


Walking Dead   (Hodder, 1977, Pantheon, 1978.)


Marginal mystery set in the Caribbean involving telepathy and an intelligent rat.


DICKS, TERRANCE  (See also collaboration which follows.)


Abominable Snowman, The  (Target, 1974.)


A Doctor Who novel.


The Doctor investigates the sudden aggressiveness of the reclusive Yeti and discovers a sinister plot to subjugate the world.


Adventures of Doctor Who, The  (Doubleday, 1979.)


                Omnibus of Genesis of the Daleks, The Loch Ness Monster, and Revenge of the Cybermen.


Ambassadors of Death, The  (Target, 1987, from the script by David Whitaker.)


A Doctor Who novel.


The first expedition to Mars returns to Earth, but something is wrong with the crew.  They appear to have been transformed into creatures of deadly menace, and a secret group of humans is using them in its bid for world power. 


Android Invasion, The  (Target, 1978, Pinnacle, 1980.)


A Doctor Who novel.


The Tardis materializes in the middle of what appears to be an English village, except that its inhabitants are all androids and it is actually situated on an alien world whose inhabitants are preparing them for an invasion of Earth.


Androids of Tara, The  (Target, 1980.)


A Doctor Who novel.


The search for the mystical Key of Time brings the Doctor to a world that sustains a medieval culture by means of cleverly designed and programmed androids.


Arc of Infinity  (Target, 1983, from the script by Johnny Byrne.)


A Doctor Who novel.


Someone has stolen intimate records about the Doctor from the super computer on Gallifrey, and that knowledge might enable the perpetrator to create antimatter.  To prevent the possibility of a threat to the entire universe, the high council decides to execute the Doctor.


Armageddon Factor, The  (Target, 1980.)


A Doctor Who novel.


The Doctor seeks to retrieve the last portion of a powerful alien device from a planet that is in the midst of a devastating nuclear war.


Auton Invasion, The  (Target, 1974.)


A Doctor Who novel.


An alien creature seeks to conquer the world by creating an army of man sized, animated plastic dolls, but the newly revivified Doctor thwarts them.


Blood Harvest  (Doctor Who Books, 1994.)


A Doctor Who New Adventure.


The Doctor's adventures this time alternate between Al Capone's Chicago and a far distant world whose inhabitants include vampires.


Brain of Morbius, The  (Target, 1977.)


A Doctor Who novel.


A bleak and isolated world seems to act as a magnet for disabled starships, but its secrets are ultimately revealed when the Doctor pays a call.


Carnival of Monsters, The  (Target, 1977.)


A Doctor Who novel.


The Tardis transports the Doctor to what appears to be a cruise ship in the 1920's.  But strange monsters and other apparitions trouble the passengers, actually manifestations of the villain who has captured them all in a tiny pocket universe.


Catastrophea  (BBC, 1998.)


A Doctor Who novel.


                The Doctor gets caught up in the conflict when rival empires contend for influence on a rich, newly discovered world whose inhabitants seem not to care about being exploited.  But the planet holds a secret that casts an entirely new light on what is taking place.


Caves of Androzani, The  (Target, 1984, from the script by Robert Holmes.)


A Doctor Who novel.


The Doctor gets caught between a repressive government and avaricious rebels, both determined to get control of a substance that can provide near immortality.


Claws of Axos, The  ( Target, 1977.)


A Doctor Who novel.


An alien vessel arrives on Earth, offering the wonders of superscience, but at a hidden cost.  Because the ship is a living creature that sustains itself by absorbing life, including human life.


Dalek Invasion of Earth, The  (Target, 1977, from the script by Terry Nation.)


A Doctor Who book.


The Tardis materializes in the near future, where London is a city enslaved to the Daleks, robotic creatures with organic brains who are determined to exterminate the human race except for those it enslaves.


Day of the Daleks, The  (Target, 1974, Pinnacle, 1979.)


A Doctor Who novel.


Assassins from the future attempt to eliminate a 20th Century politician, and the Doctor's investigations bring him to a future in which the Daleks have set up a base to launch an invasion through time and space.


Deadly Assassin, The  (Target, 1977.)


A Doctor Who novel.


The Doctor is recalled to Gallifrey just in time to be accused of the murder of the President of the High Council, part of a plot hatched by the Master to discredit him and seize control of the Time Lords.


Death to the Daleks  (Target, 1978.)


A Doctor Who novel.


Exxilon is a planet which contains a valuable substance that is the only cure for a plague that is spreading through human colonized space.  But when the Doctor arrives, he finds that an expedition to recover the substance is in danger of being destroyed by his old enemy, the Daleks.


Destiny of the Daleks, The  (Target, 1979.)


A Doctor Who novel.


The Doctor arrives on the home world of the Daleks just in time to prevent them from bringing back to life Davros, their creator, a twisted genius who might provide them the weapons they need to conquer the universe.


Eight Doctors, The  (BBC, 1997.)


A Doctor Who book.


                The Doctor has regenerated but has lost his memories, so he travels through time to consult with all seven of his former selves.


Endgame  (BBC, 2000.)


A Doctor Who novel.


                The Doctor has lost his memory, and both sides in a Cold War believe him to be an agent of the enemy.


Faceless Ones, The  (Target, 1986, from the script by David Ellis and Malcolm Hulke.)


A Doctor Who book.


A supposedly ordinary tour service has a sinister side; their customers all disappear forever.  The Doctor's investigation uncovers an invasion of Earth by alien shapechangers who can impersonate human beings.


Face of Evil, The  (Target, 1978.)


A Doctor Who book.


The Tardis gets confused and lands on a world where primitive tribes are engaged in constant war at the behest of a supercomputer that manipulates them in the guise of a god.


Five Doctors, The  (Target, 1983.)


A Doctor Who book.


Another sinister force is threatening the universe and attacking the Doctor at various times in his multiple lifetimes.  He defeats his enemy by forging an alliance with the various different aspects of himself.


Four to Doomsday  (Target, 1983.)


A Doctor Who book.


When the Tardis materializes on an alien starship, the commander offers his hospitality to the Doctor, even suggests replacing his organic body with an impervious android one.  But the Doctor rightly suspects him of having ulterior motives.


Genesis of the Daleks, The  (Target, 1976, Pinnacle, 1979, from the script by Terry Nation.)


A Doctor Who book.


The Doctor is sent back through time to the period in which Davros first created the cyborg Daleks, where he is given the chance to exterminate them before they can become a star traveling threat.  But he hesitates when put in a situation where he may be committing genocide.


Giant Robot, The  (Target, 1975.)


A Doctor Who book.


A laser equipped robot with an identity crisis is unleashed on modern day England, and the Doctor's attempts to defeat it are complicated by the fact that it is growing to a gigantic size.


Hand of Fear, The  (Target, 1979.)


A Doctor Who book.


An alien existing on Earth in a state of suspended animation seizes control of Sarah's mind and uses her to try to reanimate its own body, while the Doctor struggles to figure out what is happening and save his friend.


Horns of Nimon, The  (Target, 1980, from the script by Anthony Read.)


A Doctor Who book.


An inhuman creature of great power promises the return of a fallen empire's greatness in return for the lives of its young people.  When the Tardis runs into a ship full of sacrificial victims, the Doctor's companion is chosen to join their number, but the Doctor uncovers the truth behind Nimon's lies.


Horror of Fang Rock, The  (Target, 1978.)


A Doctor Who book.


When the Doctor lands on a remote island off the English coast in the early part of the 20th Century, he becomes involved with a mysterious alien who is experimenting on the humans living in the vicinity of a lighthouse.


Image of the Fendahl, The  (Target, 1979.)


A Doctor Who book.


This time the Doctor faces a creature that is a manifestation of death itself, a repulsive creature that feeds on the lives of its victims.


Inferno  (Target, 1984, from the script by Don Houghton.)


A Doctor Who book.


A top secret drilling project is behind schedule, so the project head increases the pace despite warnings from his staff.  And the drill has penetrated a substance that can invade and alter the bodies of those who touch it, turning them into hideous monsters.


Invasion of the Bane  (BBC, 2007.)


A Sarah Jane Smith novel.




Invasion of Time, The  (Target, 1979.)


A Doctor Who book.


The Doctor appears to be collaborating with aliens who have set out to conquer Gallifrey and enslave the Time Lords, but he is actually playing one evil against another, and defeating the more dangerous Sontarans in the process.


Invisible Enemy, The  (Target, 1979, from the script by Bob Baker and Dave Martin.)


A Doctor Who book.


A mind controlling virus hatched on Titan is unleashed on the universe, taking the Doctor as one of its first victims.  The Doctor and Leela must make a physical journey inside his own brain in order to defeat the invader.


Keeper of Traken, The  (Target, 1982, from the script by Johnny Byrne.)


A Doctor Who book.


The Doctor is called to a peaceful world whose ruler believes that a sinister force is plotting to overthrow the government and plunge the planet into war, or worse.


Kinda  (Target, 1983, from the script by Christopher Bailey.)


A Doctor Who book.


Human visitors to a peaceful jungle planet seem to be moving toward irrational violence, and the Doctor investigates the cause of this psychological disturbance.


Krotons, The  (Target, 1985, from the script by Robert Holmes.)


A Doctor Who book.


Crystalline aliens have apparently been helping along the population of a planet on which they landed, but the Doctor smells a rat and discovers that those chosen to be their close companions are actually subject to a horrible fate.


Loch Ness Monster, The  (Target, 1976, Pinnacle, 1979.)


A Doctor Who book.


The Doctor travels to Loch Ness when the legendary monster begins attacking people, but he soon learns that it is under the control of the Zygons, an alien race that has been living secretly on the Earth for centuries and which is now preparing to seize power.


Made of Steel  (BBC, 2007.)


A Doctor Who novel.




Mean Streets  (Virgin, 1997.)


A ďNew AdventuresĒ novel


                One of the companions of Dr. Who, now without that main characterís presence, gets involved in an interstellar criminal conspiracy.


Meglos  (Target, 1983, from the script by John Flanagan and Andrew McCulloch.)


A Doctor Who book.


A mysterious and powerful artifact is viewed by one half of a planet's population as the ultimate in technology, by the other as a supernatural being capable of dispensing good or evil.  And the two views lead to violence when the planet's economy is upset by irregularities in the power grid.


Mind of Evil, The  (Target, 1985, from the script by Don Houghton.)


A Doctor Who book.


A scientist reveals a plan to rehabilitate criminals through revolutionary behavioral control, but the Doctor recognizes him as the Doctor and reveals that the treatment consists of the placement of an alien parasite in the criminal's brain.


Monster of Peladon, The  (Target, 1980, from the script by Brian Hayles.)


A Doctor Who book.


The Doctor returns to a world struggling to decide whether or not to become a part of the galactic community.  The ancient legend of a powerful god is being used by religious conservatives to oppose any contact with offworlders.


Mutants, The  (Target, 1977.)


A Doctor Who book.


The Doctor and friends visit a world plagued by sudden, inexplicable mutations of its population into giant insects with homicidal tendencies.


Mysterious Planet, The  (Target, 1987, from the script by Robert Holmes.)


A Doctor Who book.


The Doctor is on trial before the council of Gallifrey for supposed crimes committed against sentient species throughout the galaxy, the frame story for several individual subordinate episodes. 


Nightmare of Eden, The  (Target, 1980, from the script by Bob Baker.)


A Doctor Who book.


Two starships collide in space and are fused together, and the Tardis shows up to straighten out the mess, which involves monsters, drug dealers, and a mysterious planet with a strange secret.


Planet of Evil, The  (Target, 1977.)


A Doctor Who book.


All but one member of an exploratory crew are mysteriously murdered, and the Doctor shows up just in time to be accused of the crimes.  He knows the single survivor is innocent, but must find the guilty party to save his own life.


Planet of Giants  (Target, 1990, from the script by Louis Marks.)


A Doctor Who book.


The Doctor returns to modern day Earth just in time to get involved with a mysterious pesticide that may or may not be killing insects, but is certainly changing them into gigantic versions of their former selves.


Planet of the Daleks, The  (Target, 1976, from the script by Terry Nation.)


A Doctor Who book.


Pursuing his long time enemy through the stars, the Doctor finds an army of Daleks concealed in the jungles of a primitive world that is almost as dangerous in itself as are its hidden occupants.


Planet of the Spiders, The  (Target, 1975, from the script by Robert Sloman.)


A Doctor Who book.


The Doctor undergoes another change in the structure of his body while dealing with the menace of a species of deadly, intelligent, oversized spiders.


Players  (BBC, 1999.)


A Doctor Who novel.


                The Doctor inadvertently finds himself mixed up with the career of young Winston Churchill and uncovers a secretive group that are plotting to destroy his reputation.


Power of Kroll, The  (Target, 1980.)


A Doctor Who book.


During the course of their search for the Key of Time, the Doctor and his friend come to a planet where a giant octopus is worshipped as a god but where alien interlopers propose to use this superstition as a device to exploit the natives.


Pyramids of Mars, The  (Target, 1976.)


A Doctor Who book.


An immortal creature from another world has been in suspended animation inside an Egyptian pyramid, and now he has emerged to use his mind control powers to seize control of the human race.


Revenge of the Cybermen, The  (Target, 1976, Pinnacle, 1979.)


A Doctor Who book.


The Doctor gets caught in a war between the half organic, half robotic Cybermen and an alien race that has opposed them for centuries.  Fortunately, the Cybermen are particular susceptible to the effect of gold, which poisons their bodies.


Revenge of the Judoon  (BBC, 2008.)


A Doctor Who novel.




Robots of Death, The  (Target, 1979, from the script by Chris Boucher.)


A Doctor Who book.


A remote colony world that lives primarily by mining has most of the work performed by robots.  When the murders start, suspicion falls on the Doctor because of his recent arrival, but the truth is that someone is manipulating the robots.


Seeds of Death, The  (Target, 1986, from the script by Brian Hayles.)


A Doctor Who book.


A teleportation device which was supposed to make life easier on Earth becomes the weapon of the Ice Warriors, Martians who hope to remake the Earth's atmosphere so that it will support their life, although humans will all die.  The Doctor must travel to a secret base on the Moon to defeat them.


Shakedown  (Doctor Who Books, 1995, based in part on the author's screenplay.)


The age long war between the Sontarans and the Rutans may finally end as the Sontarans prepare a final blow.  A spy who might be able to avert the disaster is pursued by Sontarans forces, and assisted by the Doctor and his friends.


Smugglers, The  (Target, 1988, from the script by Brian Hayles.)


A Doctor Who book.


The Doctor travels to the 17th Century and gets involved with villagers and a band of roving pirates.


Snakedance  (Target, 1984, from the script by Christopher Bailey.)


A Doctor Who book.


An alien intelligence gains control of the mind of the Doctor's companion, causing her to reprogram the Tardis to return him to the planet from which he was exiled many years earlier.


Space Pirates, The  (Target, 1990, from the script by Robert Holmes.)


A Doctor Who book.


Space pirates have been raiding satellites for their metal content, and when the Tardis materializes aboard one of them, the authorities understandable identify him as a raider.  But before the story ends, the pirates are after the Doctor as well.


State of Decay, The  (Target, 1981.)


A Doctor Who book.


The Doctor arrives on a planet with a repressive government that has outlawed education in order to control the population.  The Doctor suspects as well that there is an alien presence on the planet, that even the sinister dictatorship is actually serving a greater villainy.


Stones of Blood, The  (Target, 1980.)


A Doctor Who book.


A fiendish ritual leads the Doctor to pursue an interstellar criminal aboard a starship trapped in hyperspace.


Sunmakers, The  (Target, 1982, from the script by Robert Holmes.)


A Doctor Who book.


The Doctor arrives on Pluto, which has a thriving though not particularly pleasant human colony living there.  The company that owns the Pluto franchise isn't happy with his presence, because they don't want their employees to consider any radical new thoughts, like freedom.


Talons of Weng-Chiang, The  (Target, 1977, Pinnacle, 1979.)


A Doctor Who book.


In Victorian London, the Doctor opposes a sinister Oriental villain searching for a missing time machine, aided by a number of cronies including a homunculus.


Terror of the Autons, The  (Target, 1975.)


A Doctor Who book.


The Master seeks to defeat the Doctor, this time by allying himself with the alien Nestene, who command an army of artificial beings fashioned out of plastic.  To avert the invasion and subjugation of Earth, the Doctor must defeat two of his most fearsome enemies.


Three Doctors, The  (Target, 1975.)


A Doctor Who book.


The first three manifestations of the Doctor must team up to defeat a renegade Time Lord who exists outside of time and space, and who has developed the power to destroy the entire universe.


Time Monster, The  (Target, 1985, from the script by Robert Sloman.)


A Doctor Who book.


The Master is on Earth preparing to tap the power of a creature that exists outside the timestream and subsists on the structure of time itself.  The Doctor visits Atlantis in order to find a method of thwarting his old rival and saving the universe.


Time Warriors, The  (Target, 1978.)


A Doctor Who book.


A Sontaran warrior lands in the Middle Ages of Earth and establishes himself as a powerful lord commanding the local population to help him steal scientists from modern day England and use them to change the course of human history.


Timewyrm: Exodus  (Doctor Who Books, 1991.)


A Doctor Who New Adventure.


The Doctor must travel back and forth through time to find out who altered the course of history and allowed Germany to win World War II and establish a Nazi rule over most of the world.


Underworld, The  (Target, 1980.)


A Doctor Who novel.


The Doctor has the usual adventures, this time on a mysterious planet whose inhabitants live beneath the surface.


Unearthly Child, An  (Target, 1981.)


A Doctor Who book.


The very first Doctor Who adventure.  A mysterious but likable figure appears in London, befriends a lonely girl, and takes her to a primitive world.


Warmonger  (BBC, 2002.)


A Doctor Who novel.


                Peri gets involved in a battle against a dictator that will shake the entire galaxy.


Warriors of the Deep  (Target, 1984, from the script by Johnny Byrne.)


A Doctor Who book.


An undersea race allies itself with the alien Silurians in a secret plot to provoke the human race into a nuclear war, cleansing the planet so that the secret alliance can divide the planet between them.  But the Doctor sees through their scheme and defeats them handily.


Web of Fear, The  (Target, 1976.)


A Doctor Who book.


The Doctor investigates the apparent revivification of a yeti lodged in a museum, and subsequent attacks on the population of London by more of the abominable snowmen.


Wheel in Space, The  (Target, 1988, from the script by David Whittaker.)


A Doctor Who book.


The Tardis materializes aboard a ship about to dock with an orbiting space station, and occupied by an aggressive robot.  Aboard the station, the Doctor discovers that it is being controlled by the Cybermen as part of their latest plot against the Earth.


World Game  (BBC, 2005.)


A Doctor Who book.


                Sentenced to exile by the Timelords, the Doctor undertakes a special mission to Earth's past.




Deadly Reunion  (BBC, 2003.)


A Doctor Who novel.


                The third Doctor confronts a religious cult that predicts the end of the world.


DICKSON, GORDON R. (See collaborations that follow, and others with Poul Anderson and with Ben Bova. Also writes Fantasy.)


Alien Art (Dutton, 1973, Hale, 1974, Ace, 1978, Tor, 1986.)


Residents of a human colony world organize to prevent the exploitation of their planet by commercial interests from the home world.  They are further motivated by the existence of indigent, aliens capable of producing works of art.


Alien from Arcturus  (Ace, 1956, bound with Atom Curtain by Nick Boddie Williams.  Expanded version , Ace, alone, 1978 and Tor, 1988, as Arcturus Landing.)


The Galactic Federation has confined humans to their own star system until they can develop a faster than light drive.  But the project to do so is hampered by spies and saboteurs both alien and human.


Alien Way, The  (Bantam, 1963, Corgi, 1973, Warner, 1977.  Expansion of short story, "The Hard Way".)


In order to defeat an alien invasion of the solar system, a trap is laid by which one of their race is telepathically linked to a human who can pass on any information he acquires in this fashion.


Ancient, My Enemy  (Doubleday, 1974, DAW, 1976, Sphere, 1978.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Arcturus Landing.  (See Alien from Arcturus.)


Beginnings  (Baen, 1988.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Book of Gordon Dickson, The  (DAW, 1973.  Doubleday, 1970, as Danger-Human.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Chantry Guild, The  (Ace, 1988, Sphere, 1989.)


Dorsai #7


The Others are stirring again, so once more a scientist turns diplomat and warrior to convince the three divergent human cultures to unite against a common foe.


Danger-Human. ( See The Book of Gordon Dickson.)


Delusion World  (Ace, 1961, bound with Spacial Delivery, also by Dickson.  Magazine title Perfectly Adjusted.)


An agent lands on a human world that has somehow managed to survive despite being surrounded by a hostile alien empire.  He discovers that the people there are able to teleport.


Dickson!  (NESFA Press, 1984.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Dorsai!.  (See The Genetic General.)


Dorsai Companion, The  (Ace, 1986.)


A Dorsai book.


Collection of related stories.


Dorsai Spirit  (Tor, 2002, Orb, 2003.)


                Omnibus of Dorsai! And The Spirit of Dorsai.


Ends  (Baen, 1988.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Far Call, The  (Dell, 1978, Dial, 1978, Sidgwick & Jackson, 1978, Tor, 1989.)


Political intrigue and danger in space as the first expedition to the planet Mars encounters problems, and the authorities back on Earth display more interest in the cost in dollars than in human lives.


Final Encylopedia, The  (Tor, 1984, Ace, 1985, Sphere, 1985.)


Dorsai #6.


The three branches of the human race have reached an uneasy balance of power, but now there's a fourth, hybrid power to be considered, and the Others may be able to exploit humanity's divisions and conquer them all.  One man who has been raised by members of all three cultures seeks to bridge the gap and unite the race into a single force.


Forever Man, The  (Ace, 1986, Sphere, 1987.)


An ancient, disabled starship is discovered by humans who transplant a human personality into its controlling computer in a desperate attempt to find a defense against a hostile alien race.


Forward!  (Baen, 1985.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Genetic General, The  (Ace, 1960, bound with Time to Teleport, also by Dickson.  Ace, alone, 1967, Digit, 1961.  DAW, 1976, Sphere, 1976, as Dorsai!.  Magazine title, Dorsai! )


Dorsai #1.


Dorsai is a planet that specializes in breeding mercenaries to fight the battles among various diverse human planets.  One of their number has been genetically engineered to be a superhuman, and he manipulates interstellar politics to achieve a new balance of power.


Gordon Dickson's SF Best  (Dell, 1978.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Guided Tour  (Tor, 1988.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Home from the Shore.  (Sunridge Press, 1978, Ace,1 979, Tor, 1988.)


Sea-Born #2.


The schism between land born humans and those who have been genetically altered to live in the sea has narrowed but not closed.  A young sea-born man attempts to overcome prejudice and attend the land-born space academy.


Hour of the Gremlins  (Baen, 2002.)


                Omnibus of Hour of the Horde, Wolfling, and Gremlins Go Home, the last in collaboration with Ben Bova.


Hour of the Horde  (Putnam, 1970, Berkley, 1971.)


A horde of mysterious creatures is moving through the galaxy, destroying entire planets as they do so.  Representatives from a number of worlds gather to oppose them, but oddly enough it is those from the more primitive worlds like Earth who are most useful.


Human Edge, The  (Baen, 2003.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


In Iron Years  (Doubleday, 1980, Ace, 1981.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


In the Bone  (Ace, 1987.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Invaders!  (Baen, 1985.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Last Master, The  (Tor, 1984.  Lippincott, 1973, Hale, 1975, DAW, 1975, all as The R-Master)


The protagonist submits to a treatment that could either destroy his intellect or make him a supergenius, hoping to use his newfound mental abilities to find a cure for the downside of the process.  But instead he discovers that the existence of the superhumans endangers the future of the human race.


Lost Dorsai  (Ace, 1980, Sphere, 1988, Tor, 1993.  All editions vary slightly.)


Dorsai #5.


Profusely illustrated novel about a member of the Dorsai community who forswears his code of honor and faces exile.


Love Not Human  (Ace, 1981, Tor, 1988.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Magnificent Wilf, The  (Baen, 1995.)


Tom Parent #2  (which is #1?)


Humorous interplanetary adventure as two unlikely humans are selected for a grand tour of the galaxy after an alien civilization makes contact with the Earth.


Man from Earth, The  (Tor, 1983.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Mankind on the Run  (Ace, 1956, bound with The Crossroads of Time by Andre Norton.  Ace, alone, 1979, and Tor, 1986, as On the Run.)


The protagonist's wife disappears and the repressive rulers of Earth tell him not to look for her.  But he persists, and uncovers secret societies, plots, and secrets he never expected in the process.


Man the World Rejected, The  Tor, 1986.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Masters of Everon  (Doubleday, 1979, Ace, 1980.)


Colonists are fighting a losing battle against the local ecology, so a movement arises to alter the climate and wipe out many of the indigenous forms.  But others wish to keep the planet as close to its original form as possible.


Mindspan  (Baen, 1986.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Mission to Universe  (Berkley, 1965, Del Rey, 1977, Sphere, 1978, Tor, 1988.)


Episodic novel of the first starship from Earth, touching down on various planets to explore and encountering a unique mystery on each one.


Mutants.  (MacMillan, 1970, Collier, 1973.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Naked to the Stars  (Pyramid, 1961, Lancer, ?, Sphere, 1978, Tor, 1991,)


A mercenary working for Earth has lost the memory of several hours he spent on an alien world.  He is dismissed from service, but refuses to let the issue rest, ultimately discovering a secret that could change the course of human history.


Naked to the Stars/The Alien Way  (Tor, 1990.)


Two novels in one volume.


Necromancer  (See No Room for Man.)


None But Man.  (Doubleday, 1969, MacDonald, 1970, Pyramid, 1971, DAW, 1977.)


Aliens threaten to declare war unless humans abandon a number of their colony worlds, and it appears that the government will acquiesce.  A small band of dissenters is determined to defend their homes, convinced that the aliens are just blustering.


No Room for Man  (Doubleday, 1962, MacFadden, 1963.  Mayflower, 1963, as Necromancer.)


Precursor to the Dorsai series.


A handful of rebels plot against the merciless computer that runs the Earth, sacrificing human lives in its efforts to preserve order at all costs.


On the Run  (See Mankind on the Run.)


Other  (Tor, 1994.)


Dorsai #9.


The leader of the hybrid Others brings his plot to a boil as he moves to consolidate his power.  But his half brother isn't convinced that his goals are worthwhile, and another genetically enhanced leader seems determined to oppose him.


Outposter, The  (Lippincott, 1972, Manor, 1973, Hale, 1973, Sphere, ?, Tor, 1982.)


Earth is dumping its excess population into colonies, and doesn't particularly care if some of them get killed by alien raiders.  But one of the survivors is determined to beat the system and strike back at the race that murdered his family.


Pritcher Mass, The  (Doubleday, 1972, DAW, 1973, Tor, 1983.)


Earth's ecosystem has been fatally contaminated with a mysterious fungus.  The best hope for humankind is the construction of a sensing device beyond Pluto that will search for other habitable worlds.  But someone, or something, is sabotaging efforts to complete the project.


Pro  (Ace, 1978.)


The protagonist is an expert on manipulating alien cultures so that they avoid cultural dead ends, and he's off on his latest assignment to nudge a humanoid race in the right direction.


Right to Arm Bears, The (Baen, 2000.)


                Omnibus of Spacial Delivery, Spacepaw, and a short story.


R-Master, The  (See The Last Master.)


Secrets of the Deep  (Critics Choice, 1985.)


Omnibus of the Robby Hoenig series.


Secret Under Antarctica  (Holt Rinehart Winston, 1963.)


Robby Hoenig #2.


A madman plans to seize control of the world by controlling continental drift.


Secret Under the Caribbean  (Holt, 1964.)


Robby Hoenig #3.


Not seen.


Secret Under the Sea  (SBS, 1960, Holt, 1960, Hutchinson, 1962.)


Robby Hoenig #1.


A young boy living in an undersea research dome is swimming with the dolphins when he discovers evidence that some unknown creature is in the area.


Sleepwalker's World  (Lippincott, 1971, DAW, 1972, Hale, 1973, Tor, 1982.)


A new energy source seems to have solved the world's problems, but unfortunately it causes almost everyone to fall asleep when it's in operation.  A handful of people immune to the effect attempt to discover who is responsible for this side effect.


Soldier, Ask Not  (Dell, 1967, DAW, 1975, Sphere, 1975, Tor, 1998.)


Dorsai #2.


A man determined to avenge the death of his brother-in-law attempts to manipulate the fanatics of one world and the mercenaries of a second, pitting them against one another in a potentially terrible conflict.


Spacepaw  (Berkley, 1969, Tor, 1988.)


Dilbia #2.


An engineer arrives on Dilbia only to discover that the resident humans are all missing.  Due to his ignorance of local customs, he has soon been challenged to a duel that could cause a rift between two worlds, to say nothing of his own death.


Space Swimmers, The  (Berkley, 1967, Sidgwick & Jackson, 1968, Tor, 1987.)


Sea-Born #1.


Genetically altered humans can live in the oceans, but they are hated and hunted by the surface dwellers.  At the same time, it is only the sea born people who can communicate with the mysterious alien space swimmers and learn the secrets of interstellar travel.


Space Winners  (Holt, Rinehart, Winston, 1965, Faber, 1967, Tor, 1986.)


Earth's first students sent to the Galactic Federation are inadvertently stranded on a quarantined world filled with dangers and bizarre aliens.


Spacial Delivery  (Ace, 1961, bound with Delusion World, also by Dickson.  Tor, alone, 1987.  Magazine title, The Man in the Mailbag.)


Dilbia #1.


The first ambassador to a world of nine foot tall, bearlike humanoids is contending with rival powers for recognition.  But for some reason, the Dilbians refuse to take his efforts seriously, until he travels cross country with one of them.


Spirit of Dorsai, The  (Ace, 1979, Sphere, 1989.)


Dorsai #4.


A profusely illustrated adventure set on the Dorsai homeworld. 


Star Road, The  (Doubleday, 1973, DAW, 1974, Hale, 1975.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Steel Brother  (Tor, 1985.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Stranger, The  (Tor, 1987.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Survival!  (Baen, 1984.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Tactics of Mistake  (DAW, 1971, Doubleday, 1971, Sphere, 1975, Ace, 1981.)


Dorsai #3.


Powerful political forces are at work in the human colonized star systems, and the agent of one conglomerate on Earth has developed a plan to make use of the Dorsai to resolve the imbalance of power that continues to destabilize the interstellar community.


Three to Dorsai!  (Doubleday, 1975.)


Omnibus of No Room for Man, The Genetic General, and Tactics of Mistake.


Time Storm  (St Martins, 1977, Sphere, 1978, Bantam, 1979, Baen, 1992.)


Time anomalies are ravaging the Earth, bringing past and future together and almost exterminating the human race in the process.  A handful of survivors try to find stability in a universe that has become completely chaotic.


Time to Teleport  (Ace, 1960, bound with The Genetic General, also by Dickson.  Magazine appearance 1955 as No More Barriers.)


The government of a united Earth mobilizes to suppress a secret society of teleporters whom they believe may be planning to seize control of the world.


Time to Teleport/Delusion World  (Ace, 1981.)


Two short novels bound together.


Way of the Pilgrim  (Ace, 1987, Sphere, 1988.)


Earth has been conquered by a race so advanced that humans are lower animals in their scheme of things.  But one man has discovered a secret that might give people the power to expel them from our world forever.


Wolf and Iron  (Tor, 1990, Orbit, 1991, Easton, ?.)


The economic superstructure of the world crumbles leaving chaos and lawlessness in its wake.  One man sets off on a perilous journey across what's left of America, looking for a refuge in which he can preserve the knowledge of the past.


Wolfling  (Dell, 1969, Baen, 1985.)


Earth discovers that humans have seeded many star systems, most of which are controlled by a powerful dictatorship.  A "primitive" from Earth travels to the capital world in order to learn the secrets that will allow the Earth to break free.


Young Bleys  (Tor, 1991, Orbit, 1993.)


Dorsai #8.


Bleys is a genetically enhanced Dorsai who missed his heritage and lived in seclusion until his brother introduces him to his plan to create the hybrid human race later known as the Others, an effective challenge to the three major human cultures.




Dorsai's Command  (Ace, 1989.)


A Gamebook set in the world of Gordon R. Dickson's Dorsai series, requiring you to deal with an arms dealer providing weapons to a rebellion.




Lifeboat  (See The Lifeship.)


Lifeship, The    (Harper & Row, 1975, Pocket, 1977, Baen, 1985.  Dobson, 1978, as Lifeboat.)


A mixed crew of humans and aliens are the sole survivors of a disastrous in space.  Cast adrift, their lives are complicated by the fact that one of their number is an interstellar terrorist.




Planet Run  (Doubleday, 1967, Berkley, 1968, Hale, 1977.  Tor, 1982 revised.)


An aging space explorer is blackmailed into agreeing to open up another new world.  But even as he does so, he plots his revenge against the man taking advantage of him.




Antagonist  (Tor, 2007.)


                A posthumous Dorsai novel.




Europa  (1st Books, 2002.)


                Exploration of Jupiter's moons leads to the introduction of destructive lifeforms into Earth's oceans.




Getting Back (Warner, 2000.)


                Almost a century now, life has become very dull and peaceful in much of the world.  A disgruntled man from the Pacific Northwest takes a vacation adventure in a depopulated Australia, unaware that the entire continent has been turned into a prison colony.


DIETZ, WILLIAM C.  (See also collaboration with David Drake.)


Alien Bounty  (Ace, 1990.)


Sam McCade #3.


A band of pirates have stolen a sacred alien artifact, and unless it can be restored to them quickly, they threaten to launch an interstellar war.


Andromeda's Choice (Ace, 2013.)


Legion #11.


Military SF.


Andromeda's Fall  (Ace, 2012.)


Legion #10.


A fugitive takes refuge among interstellar mercenaries.


Andromeda's War (Ace, 2014.)


Legion #12.


Military SF.


At Empire's Edge  (Ace, 2009.)


Jak Kato #1.


Police search for an escaped shapechanger.


Battle Hymn (Ace, 2018.)


America Rising


Military SF.


Bodyguard  (Ace, 1994.)


Even as humankind is expanding toward the stars, it carries along its less reputable freight.  The protagonist is an ex-marine turned high tech bodyguard who uses his wits and superweaponry to protect those who hire him.


Bones of Empire  (Ace, 2010.)


Jak Kato #2.


A policeman with special abilities discovers that an alien shapechanger has replaced a government official.


By Blood Alone  (Ace, 1999.)


Legion #3.


                After getting into trouble with his superiors, a professional soldier is sent to a dismal post on planet Earth.  There he proves his mettle, however, when a split among the mercenaries results in a coup against the planetary government.


By Force of Arms  (Ace, 2000.)


Legion #4.


                The human empire agrees to let a new alien race settle within its boundaries, unfortunately unaware that the newcomers are pursued by automated killing machines which have now been reprogrammed to kill all sentient lifeforms.


Deadeye (Ace, 2015.)


Mutant Files #1.


Police procedural set after a bio-engineering disaster.


Deathday  (Ace, 2001.)


Sauron #1.


                Earth has been conquered and most of the population killed or enslaved.  A professional killer has mixed emotions when he discovers a resistance movement has been organized.


Deception  (Del Rey, 2011.)


A Mass Effect novel.




Drifter  (Ace, 1991.)


Lando #1.


A small time smuggler foolishly gets involved with a woman whose activities attract the attention of a band of rebels on a remote planet.


Drifter's Run  (Ace, 1992.)


Lando #2.


Having made too many enemies to continue as a smuggler, Lando takes a job piloting a space tug, hoping things will cool down.  But a planetary government has hired a bounty hunter to track him down, and she's hot for his body as well.


Drifter's War  (Ace, 1992.)


Lando #3.


Lando salvages a derelict ship full of advanced technology, which makes him a target for both sides in an unexpected interplanetary war, as well as for an ambitious and relentless bounty hunter.


Earthrise  (Ace, 2002.)


Sauron #2.


                Several humans pretend to be cooperating with the aliens who have conquered Earth in order to find their weaknesses and prepare for the day when they can be overthrown.


Fighting Chance, A  (Ace, 2011.)


Legion #9.


Earth is captured during an interstellar war.


Final Battle, The  (Ace, 1995.)


Legion #2.


Although the cyborg legion has successfully repelled attacks by the alien Hudathans, they have regrouped, created their own cyborg army, filled it with mentally disturbed minds, and unleashed it against human held worlds.


Gathering Storm, The  (Del Rey, 2009.)


Resistance #1.




Hole in the Sky, A  (Del Rey, 2011.)


Resistance #2.


Aliens invade the Earth.


Flood, The  (Del Rey, 2003.)


A Halo novel.


                In the middle of an interstellar war, agents of both sides try to acquire an advanced alien technology.


For More Than Glory  (Ace, 2003.)


Legion #5.


                A military officer deals with mutineers, displaced aliens, and the last stages of combat following a massive interstellar conflict.


For Those Who Fell  (Ace, 2004.)


Legion #6.


                In the midst of a war with aliens, humans establish a new capitol on a remote world.


Freehold  (Ace, 1987.)


A legion of mercenaries decides to take employment on a world beset by alien invaders and corrupt politicians.  They have an ulterior motive; they plan to remain there after hostilities have ended and carve out a homeland.  But everyone involved, including the human empire, objects.


Galactic Bounty  (See War World.)


Heaven's Devils (Gallery, 2010.)


A Starcraft novel.


Interstellar war.


Graveyard (Ace, 2016.)


Mutant Files #3.


Post apocalyptic police procedural.


Imperial Bounty  (Ace, 1988.)


Sam McCade #2.


A princess has seized the throne of the human empire in the absence of the rightful heir, so a lone bounty hunter must figure out where he's gone, and avoid her soldiers, in order to prevent an interstellar war.


Into the Guns (Ace, 2016.)


America Rising #1.


A new civil war breaks out after massive meteor strikes.


Jedi Knight  (Boulevard, 1999.)


                Not seen.


Legion of the Damned  (Ace, 1993.)


Legion #1.


The legion consists of cyborg soldiers directed by human minds taken from fatally wounded or otherwise untenable bodies.  Their mission is to defend the human race from an implacable alien menace.


Logos Run  (Ace, 2006.)


Jak Rebo #2.


                A man must deliver an artificial intelligence to a distant planet.


Mars Prime  (Roc, 1992.)


Rex Corvan #2.


An expedition to Mars is carrying among its large crew an unidentified serial killer who begins striking once it is too late to abort the mission.  A husband and wife reporting team aboard the ship sets out to identify him, and avoid getting killed in the process.


Matrix Man  (Roc, 1990.)


Rex Corvan #1.


A high tech reporter stumbles across a dangerous story.  He learns of a secret project designed to give a small group of powerful men virtual control of the world.  The story will make him famous, if he lives long enough to get it out.


McCade for Hire  (Ace, 2004.)


                Omnibus of Galactic Bounty and Imperial Bounty.


McCade on the Run  (Ace, 2005.)


                Omnibus of Alien Bounty and McCade's Bounty.


McCade's Bounty  (Ace, 1990.)


Sam McCade #4.


A merciless space pirate has kidnapped a bounty hunter's daughter and plans to use her as a weapon against him.


Prison Planet  (Ace, 1989.)


An unjustly framed and convicted man, and a woman whose mind has been transferred into that of a bionic dog, team up to escape from a planet that has been turned into a gigantic prison.


Rebel Agent  (Boulevard, 1999.)


A Star Wars novel.


                A lavishly illustrated story about an agent searching for information about his father.  He finds evidence of  a secret valley used by the Jedi, a place he must reach before his unscrupulous associates have chance to plunder.


Redzone (Ace, 2015.)


Mutant Files #2.




Runner  (Ace, 2005.)


Jak Rebo #1.


                In a future when travel among star colonies is dangerous and haphazard, a man undertakes a dangerous mission.


Seek and Destroy (Ace, 2017.)


America Rising #2.


Civil war in the aftermath of a catastrophe.


Soldier for the Empire  (Boulevard, 1997.)


A Star Wars novel.


A loyal citizen of the Empire turns rebel when he learns the truth about his father's death.  Now an agent of the Rebellion, he infiltrates a secret base and steals the technical plans for the Death Star.


Steelheart  (Ace, 1998.)


                An android becomes the unlikely hero on a world colonized by humans and two different alien species, one of which has adopted a fanatical religion that considers all technology to be evil, and which is engaged in a holy war against the other two.


War World  (Ace, 1986.  Ace, 1997, as Galactic Bounty.)


Sam McCade #1.


A bounty hunter attempts to track down a renegade military officer who is offering to sell crucial secrets to a rival alien empire.  But the protagonist is also under suspicion by the authorities.


When All Seems Lost  (Ace, 2007.)


Legion #7.


A prominent official is taken captive during an interstellar war but conceals his identity.


When Duty Calls (Ace, 2008.)


Legion #8.


A unit of cyborg soldiers is trapped on a hostile planet.


Where the Ships Die  (Ace, 1996.)


Various forces battle for control of wormholes, which are the key to interstellar travel.




Rondah  (Peterson, 1887.)


                A rocket is fired to an asteroid with adventurous results.


DI FILIPPO, PAUL  (Also writes Fantasy.)


Aeota (PS, 2019.)


A surreal private eye story about morphing realities.


Babylon Sisters and Other Posthumans  (Prime, 2002.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Cosmocopia  (Payseur & Schmidt, 2009.)


An aging painter is transferred into another universe.


Emperor of Gondwanaland and Other Stories, The  (Thunder's Mouth, 2005.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Fractal Paisleys  (Four Doors, Eight Windows, 1997.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Fuzzy Dice  (PS, 2003.)


                Comic trip through multiple worlds.


Harsh Oases  (PS, 2009.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Infinite Fantastika  (Wordpress, 2018.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Little Doors  (Four Walls, Eight Windows, 2002.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Lost Pages  (Four Walls Eight Windows, 1998.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Monarch of the Feast (Elara, 2017.)


Short story published as a pamphlet.


Mouthful of Tongues, A  (Cosmos, 2002.)


                Surrealistic future novel in which a woman is transformed.


Neutrino Drag  (Four Walls Eight Windows, 2004.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Palazzo in the Stars, A (Wildside, 2015.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Plumage from Pegasus  (Cosmos, 2006.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Plumage from Pegasus (Wordfire, 2019.)


Collection of unrelated stories, not the same as previous book with same title.)


Ribofunk  (Four Walls Eight Windows, 1996, Avon, 1998, Ibooks, 2005.)


Collection of related stories set in an offbeat future of genetic manipulation and ecological disasters.


Shuteye for the Timebroker  (Thunder's Mouth, 2006.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Steampunk Trilogy, The  (Four Walls Eight Windows, 1994.)


Three related short novels set in a marvelous alternate Victorian world where bizarre scientific discoveries include newts that can pass for human, travel to the end of time, and other marvels.


Strange Trades  (Golden Gryphon, 2001.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Summer Thieves, The (Night Shade, 2021.)


A young man attempts to restore his rights to own a planet.


Timeís Black Lagoon  (DH, 2006.)


A Black Lagoon novel.


                Time travelers discover an entire race of gill men.


Visionary Pageant, The (Newcon, 2022.)


Novella about a rift between realities.


Way You Came In May Not Be the Best Way Out, The (Wildside, 2022.)


Collection of unrelated stories. 


Wikiworld (Chi Zine, 2013.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Worldshifter (Newcon, 2021.)


The discovery of a strange alien creature sets off a chase through the stars.




Case of the Robot Warriors, The  (Dutton, 1984.)


Chip Mitchell #2.


                Not seen.


Case of the Stolen Computer Brains, The  (Dutton, 1982.)


Chip Mitchell #1.


                Not seen.


Escape from Robotropolis  (Tor, 1988.)


A young boy obsessed with robots throughout his childhood is kidnapped by other robots who were created by malevolent aliens.  He has various adventures among them before escaping in this book aimed at younger readers.


DILLARD, J.M.  (See also collaboration which follows.  Also writes Horror.)


Bloodthirst  (Pocket, 1987, Titan, 1987.)


A Star Trek novel.


The Enterprise answers a distress call to find all but one of the outpost's staff dead.  The survivor is taken aboard the ship, after which Kirk discovers that the man has been afflicted with a disease analogous to vampirism.


Demons  (Pocket, 1986, Titan, 1991.)


A Star Trek novel.


An ancient menace that nearly destroyed the galaxy before the human race reached space is inadvertently awakened, presently a direct threat to the planet Vulcan, and subsequently the entire galaxy.


Emissary  (Pocket, 1993, from the script by Michael Piller & Rick Berman.)


A Star Trek: Deep Space Nine novel.


The opening special for the television series.  Commander Sisko is still mourning the loss of his wife in a battle with the Borg, Odo isn't sure how he will fare under a new regime, the Ferenghi are already plotting to their advantage, and the rest of the crew isn't sure if they're walking into a disaster or not.


Final Frontier, The  (Pocket, 1989, Grafton, 1989, from the screenplay by David Loughery, William Shatner, and Harve Bennett.)


A Star Trek novel.


The Klingon, Romulan, and human ambassadors to a peace conference have been kidnapped and the Enterprise is sent to the rescue.  But the danger is far more than a matter of simple terrorists.


First Contact  (Pocket, 1996, from the screenplay by Rick Berman, Brannon Braga, and Ronald D. Moore.)


The Borg go back in time to subjugate Earth prior to the rise of the Federation, so Picard and company must follow as well and find a way to defeat the evil Borg queen.


Insurrection  (Pocket, 1998, based on the screenplay by Rick Berman & Michael Piller.)


A Star Trek Next Generation novel.


                Picard and company are sent on a delicate mission to a far world where a devastating secret has been discovered.  Before theyíre done, the implications will have split the former allies into two factions.


Lost Years, The  (Pocket, 1990, Pan, 1990.)


A Star Trek novel.


Set in the period between the television series and the first of the feature films, this deals with the last mission of the old Enterprise, the crew's attempts to make a new life for themselves, and the thirst for space that makes them unfit for planetside duty.


Mindshadow  (Pocket, 1986, Titan, 1990.)


A Star Trek novel.


An attack on a remote colony world is part of a Romulan master strategy to conquer the Federation, and Spock has lost his memory and most of his powers just as things start to get interesting.


Nemesis  (Pocket, 2002, based on the screenplay by John Logan, Rick Berman, and Brent Spiner.)


A Star Trek Next Generation Novel.


                A mysterious figure precipitates an interstellar crisis.


Resistance  (Pocket, 2007.)


A Star Trek Next Generation novel.


Picard must pick a new crew for his command.


Surak's Soul  (Pocket, 2003.)


A Star Trek Enterprise novel.


                A member of the Enterprise crew kills an alien in a moment of panic, triggering a crisis in her mind as well as in the physical world.


Undiscovered Country, The  (Pocket, 1992, from the script by Nicholas Meyer, Denny Martin Flinn, and Leonard Nimoy.)


A Star Trek novel.


The Klingons are finally ready to negotiate peace with the Federation, but elements within the military of both races combine to hatch a secret plot to derail the peace talks.


War of the Worlds  (Pocket, 1988, Titan, 1988, based on the script by Greg Strangis.)


Novelization of the opening episode of the short lived television series.  The ridiculous premise is that everyone just forgot about an alien invasion of Earth a few decades back, and now the dormant creatures are active and dangerous once again.




Possession  (Pocket, 1996.)


A Star Trek Next Generation novel.


Discorporate, mind controlling entities escape and take over the minds of some of the Enterprise's crew, so that Picard no longer knows whom he can trust and who might be a puppet controlled by an alien.


Surak's Soul  (Pocket, 2003.)


A Star Trek Enterprise novel.


                When a Starfleet officer kills an alien in self defense, questions are raised about motivation.


DILLE, FLINT  (See collaborations which follow.)




Rise of Sin Tzu  (Warner, 2003.)


A Batman novel.


                An immortal supervillain with the ability to control men's minds raises an army against Batman.




Crimson Sea, The  (Archway, 1985.)


Sagard #3.


Not seen.


Fire Demon, The  (Archway, 1986.)


Sagard #4.


Not seen.


Green Hydra, The  (Archway, 1985.)


Sagard #2.


Not seen.


Ice Dragon, The  (Archway, 1985.)


Sagard #1.


Not seen.




Acolytes of Darkness  (TSR, 1988, bound with Web of Danger by Aaron Allston.)


Agent 13 #3.


Not seen. 


Invisible Empire, The  (TSR, 1986.)


Agent 13 #1.


Marginal pulp type thriller set just prior to World War II.   A secret society called the Brotherhood is plotting world domination, and Hitler is just one of their pawns.


Serpentine Assassin, The  (TSR, 1986.)


Agent 13 #2.


A secret agent is captured by an organization bent on world domination and brainwashed into becoming one of their deadly assassins.




My Stepfather Shrank!  (Harper, 1992.)


                Younger readersí book about a new formula that shrinks a man to three inches tall and his subsequent adventures.




Great Planet Robbery, The  (Salvo, 2008.)


Humorous take on military SF.




Stories of the Strange  (Academic and Arts Press, 1985.)


Collection of unrelated stories.




Escape to the Wind  (Castillo, 1993.)


                In a post nuclear holocaust world, domed cities are dominated by repressive male rulers who treat women as property.




Barracude Final Bearing  (Onyx 1996, Donald Fine, ?)


The newly independent nation of Manchuria has developed nuclear weapons, which has provoked Japan to respond with even more advanced technology.


Vertical Dive  (Onyx, 2006.)


                Marginal thriller about a hijacked super submarine.


DILMORE, KEVIN   (See collaboration with Dayton Ward.)




Boiling Point  (Jove, 2011.)


An obsessed scientist uses an erupting volcano to change the world's climate.


Freezing Point  (Jove, 2008.)


A project to harvest water from icebergs is threatened by the existence of unusually aggressive rats.




Golden Virgin, The  (Walker, 1972, Michael Joseph, 1972, Pinnacle, 1974.)


Spy thriller involving not only the transmutation of base metals into gold, but the discovery of a means by which the basic nature of the universe might be changed.  Far fetched is too faint a term.


Paradise Formula, The  (Morrow, 1970, Pyramid, 1971.)


A mildly sexy spy thriller involving the discovery of a new drug which would enable a small group of people to keep the mass of humanity docile and biddable.




Einstein Papers, The  (Pocket, 1999.)


                Marginal thriller about a spy's discovery that the Chinese are on the verge of developing a new technology that will make them undisputed masters of the world.


DISCH, THOMAS M.  (Also writes Fantasy and Horror.)


Camp Concentration  (Doubleday, 1968, Hart Davis, 1968, Avon, 1971, Panther, ?, Carroll & Graf, 1988.)


The diary of a prisoner in a future where an experimental drug brings superhuman intelligence but kills those who take it within a matter of months.


Early Science Fiction Stories of Thomas Disch, The  (Gregg Press, 1977.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Echo Around His Bones  (Berkley, 1967, Hart-Davis, 1969, Panther, ?, Pocket, 1979.)


A man sent by matter transmitter to Mars rebels against his mission, which is to trigger an interplanetary nuclear war.  But something goes wrong in transmission, and he arrives, but without his body.


Fundamental Disch  (Bantam, 1980, Gollancz, 1981.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Fun With Your New Head  (Doubleday, 1968, Signet, 1968.  Hart-Davis, 1968, as Under Compulsion.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Genocides, The  (Berkley, 1965, Whiting & Wheaton, 1967, Panther, 1968, Pocket, 1979.)


A mysterious alien plant has infested the Earth, growing to heights of almost six hundred feet.  As the surviving members of humanity struggle to survive, a new menace arrives, aliens who begin systematically wiping out the human population.


Getting into Death and Other Stories  (Hart Davis, 1973, Knopf, 1976, Pocket, 1977.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Mankind Under the Leash  (Ace, 1966, bound with Planet of Exile by Ursula K. Le Guin.  Magazine title, White Fang Goes Dingo., Granada, 1978, and Pocket, 1980, as The Puppies of Terra.)


Earth has been conquered by discorporate energy beings who are virtually invulnerable to conventional weapons.  The enslaved survivors of humankind have one last chance to regain their freedom when unusual sunspot activity disrupts their masters.


Man Who Had No Idea, The  (Bantam, 1982, Gollancz, 1982.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


One Hundred and Two H Bombs  (Compact, 1966, Berkley, 1971.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


On Wings of Song  (St Martins, 1979, Gollancz, 1979, Bantam, 1980, Easton, 1993, Carroll & Graf, 1997.)


The United States has declined into near chaos, and the state of Iowa has seceded, imposing conservative religious values as law.  But some people refuse to accept repression as the alternative to disaster.


Prisoner, The (Ace, 1969, Ibooks, 2002.  Dobson, 1979, Boxtree, 1992,  as The Prisoner: I Am Not a Number!.)

Prisoner #1.


A retired spy is held prisoner in a mysterious village where people have numbers not names, escape is blocked by strange technology, and conspiracy is the order of the day.


Prisoner: I Am Not a Number!, The.  (See The Prisoner.)


Puppies of Terra, The  (See Mankind Under the Leash.)


Ringtime  (Toothpaste Press, 1983.)


Short story in pamphlet form about a future when experiences can be recorded and played back.


334  (MacGibbon & Kee, 1972, Avon, 1974, Carroll & Graft, 1987.)


Six related stories that together paint a vivid, if often repelling view of a future city.


Triplicity  (Doubleday, 1980.)


Omnibus of Echo Around His Bones, Mankind Under the Leash, and The Genocides.


Wall of America, The  (Tachyon, 2009.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


White Fang Goes Dingo and Other Funny SF Stories  (Arrow, 1971.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Under Compulsion.  See Fun With Your New Head.




Living with the Reptiles  (Donald Fine, 1990.)


                Not particularly serious story about a renegade with a time machine who is changing the history of the world and perhaps endangering the entire human race.  The Time Police are out to track him down.




Tunnel from Calais  (Collins, 1942.)


                The Germans dig a tunnel under the English Channel in order to invade England.


DIVONO, SHARMAN  (See also Victor Appleton II.)


Blood Moon  (DAW, 1999.)


                A base on the far side of the moon stops communicating so a rescue mission is sent to find out why.  They discover the complement all dead, missing, or hopelessly insane, and the base filled with evidence of obscene satanic activities and other depravities.  They have only a limited amount of time to discover what caused the violence and who committed the murders.


DIX, SHANE  (See collaborations with Sean Williams.)




Ice Age Explorer  (Bantam, ?)


Time Machine #7.


                A multi-path gamebook.




It Lives Again!  (Ballantine, 1978, based on the script by Larry Cohen.)


Novelization of the film about the appearance of malevolent, intelligent, deformed babies which kill their parents and then set out to find other victims.




Devil's Pocket (Gallery, 2015.)


Superhuman #2.




Phoenix Island (Gallery, 2014.)


Superhuman #1.


A secret government project attempts to produce superhumans.


DIXON, ROGER (Pseudonym of Charles Lewis.)


Noah II  (Ace, 1970.)


Supposedly this was being made into a film, but it never appeared.  One man inspires the survivors of an Earth devastated by nuclear war to build a fleet of starships and leave the planet in search of another home.




Office of Mercy, The  (Viking, 2013.)


The residents of domed cities try to wipe out people living on the surface.


DOBSON, MICHAEL  (See collaboration with Douglas Niles.)




Task Force Mars  (Del Rey, 2007.)


Starstrike #1.


A commando team battles alien intruders on Mars.




Deadly Design (Putnam, 2015.)


Genetic engineering.


DOCTOROW, CORY  (See collaboration which follows. Also writes Fantasy.)


Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom  (Tor, 2003.)


                In a future when personalities are recorded and moved to clone bodies following death, immortality has changed the way the world works.  A battle erupts over the future of Disneyland.


Eastern Standard Tribe  (Tor, 2004.)


                Near future story of a man who is a member of a secret tribe hidden within human society.


For the Win  (Tor, 2010.)


An attempt to sabotage the virtual worlds of the future.


Great Big Beautiful Tomorrow, The  (PM, 2011.)


A novelet and two nonfiction pieces.


Little Brother  (Tor, 2008.)


Marginal YA title about a computer whiz who gets entangled with the government.


Makers  (Tor, 2009.)


Satirical adventures of two inventors.


Overclocked  (Thunderís Mouth, 2007.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Place So Foreign and Eight More, A  (Four Walls Eight Windows, 2003.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


With a Little Help  (Sweet Home Grindstone Press, 2011.)


Collection of unrelated stories.




Rapture of the Nerds (Tor, 2012.)


Humans, altered, spread through the solar system.




Waterworks, The  (Random House, 1994.)


                Not seen.




Republic of the Future, The  (Cassell & Co, 1887.)


Not seen.  Satire of utopian fiction.




Beatnik Rutabagas from Beyond the Stars  (Farrar Strauss Giroux, 2001.)


                Farcical adventures of a group of teenagers who are contacted by aliens to help them in an interstellar war.


Princess of Neptune, The  Farrar Strauss Giroux, 2004.)


                Teenagers meet giant cockroaches on Neptune.


DODGE, MICHAEL J(Pseudonym of John M. Ford, whom see.)


Star Trek:  Voyage to Adventure  (Archway, 1984, Carousel, 1985.)


Which Way Book #15.


Multi-path game book set in the Star Trek universe and involving space plagues, spies, and so forth.


DOHERTY, ROBERT  (Pseudonym of Bob Mayer.  See also Greg Donegan.  Also writes Horror.)


Area 51  (Dell, 1997.)


Area 51 #1.


                In various places around the world including a secret base in North America, evidence is uncovered indicating that aliens have been visiting the Earth, and that the government knows about them.


Area 51: Excalibur  (Dell, 2002.)


Area 51 #6.


                The fabled sword of King Arthur is the key to controlling alien forces which are attempting to dominate Earth.


Area 51: Legend  (Dell, 2004.)


Area 51#9.


                Two ancient astronauts have adventures in Atlantis and Rome.


Area 51: Nosferatu  (Dell, 2003.)


Area 51 #8.


                Immortal alien creatures plot the destruction of humankind.


Area 51: The Grail  (Dell, 2001.)


Area 51 #5.


                The Earth has been secretly invaded by an alien race plotting to seize the planet.  A secret government agency is working to stop them and a soldier must lead an effort to rescue the woman he loves from her inhuman captors.


Area 51: The Mission  (Dell, 1999)


Area 51 #3.


                The government suspects that a new plague is part of a secret war with aliens.


Area 51: The Reply  (Dell, 1998.)


Area 51 #2.


                A secret government installation receives communications from an alien race indicating they are on their way to Earth.  A rehashing of various UFO legends, including alien artifacts hidden in remote parts of the world.


Area 51: The Sphinx  (Dell, 2000.)


Area 51 #4.


                A scientist and a military officer know the truth about the presence of aliens on Earth.  They travel to Egypt on a desperate mission to gain control of the Ark of the Covenant and discover the truth about the origin of the human race, despite efforts by human and alien enemies to stop them.


Area 51: The Truth  (Dell, 2003.)


Area 51 #7.


                The aliens have the power to trigger a nuclear war on Earth, so Mike Turcotte must go into space in order to foil their plot.


Bodyguard of Lies  (Tor, 2005.)


                Marginal thriller about terrorism.


Rock, The  (Dell, 1996.)


A mysterious message is received in Australia summoning four disparate people to what appears to be a warning that the world is about to be destroyed.  Complicated but rather dull mysteries ensue before we discover time travel is the underlying secret.


DOLAN, BILL  (See also Tom Willard.)


Afrikorps  (Harper, 1991.)


Afrikorps #1


Two centuries from now, Earth has been devastated by the Greenhouse Effect, and most modern countries have fallen.  When a high tech army from Africa conquers most of Europe, a group of American mercenaries arrive to try to drive them back.


Cobra Curse  (?)


Afrikorps #6


The leader of a mercenary band is captured by religious cultists in post-apocalypse Egypt and discovers they are planning to use bacteriological weapons to conquer the world.


Iron Horse  (Harper, ?)


Afrikorps #2


An army from what remains of the civilized world has occupied North Africa as it prepares to rid that continent of the mutants and criminal bands that dominate it.  But their prey has organized, re-equipped, and is preparing a counterattack.


Lion Mountain  (Harper, ?)


Afrikorps #5


Not seen.


Sea Stallion  (Harper, ?)


Afrikorps #4


A secret mission to investigate conditions inside mutant territory in South Africa runs into more trouble than they expected.


White Rhino  (Harper, ?)


Afrikorps #3


While in the process of trying to re-establish civilization in Africa, the protagonist discovers that he has been targeted by a professional killer.




Santana Morning  (Powell, 1970.)


Collection of unrelated stories.




Mind One  (Dell, 1972.)


An experimental drug gives a man telepathic abilities, but they exceed the expectations of everyone concerned, turning him into a potentially devastating force.




Resonance  (Baen, 2005.)


                Scientists discover a method of creating alternate worlds.


Shift  (Baen, 2007.)


Exploration of extra dimensional space results in duplicate people and a murder mystery.




Last Crime, The  (Heinemann, 1980, Atheneum, 1981.)


Britain is ruled by a brutal dictatorship that uses computerized records and mind controlling drugs to keep the population docile.  The protagonist is one of the few who still dreams of the old freedoms, and he's planning to do something to bring the old days back.


DONALDSON, STEPHEN R.  (Also writes Fantasy.)


Chaos and Order  (Bantam, 1994, Harper, 1994.)


Gap #4.


The contending parties in a power struggle are forced to unite when they are pursued by the authorities.


Dark and Hungry God Arises, A  (Bantam, 1992, HarperCollins, 1992.)


Gap #3.


Two long time rivals must put aside their personal grudges and combine against an alien menace that has force grown the child of a human woman as part of their plan to conquer the human race.


Forbidden Knowledge   (Bantam, 1991, HarperCollins, 1991.)


Gap #2.


The rivalry between two violent space captains grows more complex when an alien race presses at the borders of human occupied space and a beautiful woman defies them both.


Real Story, The  (HarperCollins, 1990, Bantam, 1991.)


Gap #1.


Two space pirates move toward a violent confrontation as the authorities close in on their haven and a beautiful woman who had once worked for the interplanetary police gives them something else to quarrel over.


This Day All Gods Die  (HarperCollins, 1996, Bantam, 1996.)


Gap #5.


A pirate involuntarily turned into a cyborg helps a woman and her genetically manipulated son to escape from an alien race, while elsewhere the ultimate confrontation between humans and an alien empire is about to be consummated.




Tales of Skastowe  (Periastron, 2003.)


                Tales of a future galactic civilization.




Shroud of Sorrow (Broadway, 2013.)


A Doctor Who novel.


The Doctor battles a creature that brings waves of grief.


DONEGAN, GREG  (Pseudonym of Bob Mayer.  See also Robert Doherty.)


Assault on Atlantis  (Jove, 2003.)


Bermuda Triangle #5.


                Aliens from another dimension have caused various disasters on Earth and a crack team of mercenaries and experts is dispatched to deal with them.


Atlantis  (Berkley, 1999.)


Bermuda Triangle #1.


                The CIA uncovers the truth about the Bermuda Triangle.  Itís the nexus through which an invasion force once emerged to destroy the civilization of Atlantis.  And now the aliens are returning to ravage the Earth once again.


Atlantis Gate  (Berkley, 2002.)


Bermuda Triangle #4.


                Aliens who once destroyed Atlantis are threatening to return and destroy modern civilization.


Battle for Atlantis  (Berkley, 2004.)


Bermuda Triangle #6.


                In his war against alien invaders, a man from our world enters various parallel histories.


Bermuda Triangle  (Berkley, 2000.)


Bermuda Triangle #2.


                Aliens use three interdimensional gateways on Earth to launch a nuclear attack on humanity, part of their plot to bring global cataclysm and allow them to invade.


Devil's Sea  (Berkley, 2001.)


Bermuda Triangle #3.


                Creatures invading from another world try to provoke a ring of volcanoes into erupting undersea, so a crack team of military men is sent down to stop them.




Luke  (Brown Swan, 2002.)


Save Our Star #1.


                In the future, kids are treated like adults and are enlisted in a time travel project to improve the flow of progress and avert a cosmic disaster.




Heart Beat  (Zebra, 1982.)


An experiment to create a nuclear powered artificial heart goes awry, turning the recipient into a living bomb.




Fall of New York, The  (Lancer, 1971, McKay, 1971.)


North America has descended into urban barbarism with youth gangs running the cities, the President living in Europe, and civilization spiraling toward disaster.


DONNE, MAXIM.  (See Madelaine Duke.)




Caesarís Column  (Schulte, 1890, Harvard, 1960, Wesleyan, 2003.  Original edition appeared as by Edmund Boisgilbert.)


                A dystopian novel.




Letters from the Flesh  (Red Deer, 2004.)


                A strange mix of two separate time periods, prehistoric in near future, that examine metaphysical and religious themes.




Polar Day 9  (Diamond, 1993.)


An earthquake causes so many particles to be suspended in the upper atmosphere that it is triggering a new ice age.  A group of scientists attempts radical climate control technology to avert the disaster.




Savage Tomorrow  (Cory & Collins, 1983.)


A Road Warrior style adventure set in Australia after nuclear war has left it a devastated, sparsely populated wasteland.  Biker gangs and roving madmen make their own laws.




Irish Rebellion of 1898, The  (Hodges, 1893.)


                Not seen.  Future history.




Adventure of Starbeem and Re-Koil, The  (House of Ideas, 1967.)


                Not seen. 




Family  (Harper & Row, 1976, Dell, 1978.)


                Marginal story about a band of experimental apes who find themselves in a wilderness where they learn to live as free beings.


DONOVAN, LAURENCE  (See Kenneth Robeson.)




Plague Saint, The  (Tesseract, 1997.)


                In a future Canada ravaged by plague and dominated by a virtual theocracy, a young woman becomes a fugitive from the authorities and finds a gateway to another time.


DONSON, CYRIL  (Also writes Horror.)


Born in Space  (Hale, 1968.)


                Not seen.  Earth is freed from slavery.


Draco the Dragon Man  (New English Library, 1974, Hale, 1974.)


                Not seen.


Perspective Process, The  (Hale, 1969.)


                Not seen.


Tritonastra  (Hale, 1969.)


                Not seen.




Independent Command, The  (Baen, 2000.)


Flight Engineer #3.


                When an unexpected alien attack threatens everyone on the planet Come By Chance, Commander Raeder must organize a defense force using staff who have not been trained for this kind of duty.


Privateer  (Baen, 1999.)


Flight Engineer #2.


                An unorthodox spaceship captain is recruited to lead a privateering mission inside alien space.  There he must determine whether or not a new technology is sufficient to allow humans to resist an attack in the developing interstellar war.


Rising, The  (Baen, 1997.)


Flight Engineer #1.


                Danger stalks a starship as a handicapped flight engineer attempts to figure out who among the crew has decided to sabotage the ship.




Last Days of the Republic  (?, 1880.)


                Not seen.  An early Yellow Peril novel.


DORER, NANCY & FRANCES  (See also Frank Dorn.  Also writes Horror.)


By Daybreak the Eagle  (Manor, 1979.)


Eagle #1.


An exploratory spaceship is seized by a discorporate alien force and its crew searches for a way to free themselves.


Eternal Fountain, The  (Laura, 1979.)


Unbearably bad novel about an interpersonal rivalry that reaches a climax during efforts to develop a serum that will restore youth.


Return of the Eagle  (Manor, 1979.)


Eagle #2


One member of the Eagle's crew is kidnapped during a visit to a recently discovered planet, so the rest set out to rescue him.


Two Came Calling  (Manor, 1979.)


Two children are witnesses to the landing of an alien spaceship in a field, from which two seemingly human figures emerge.  They investigate and learn that the aliens are benevolent and on a mission to help Earth.


Where No Man Has Trod  (Manor, 1979.)


Two space travelers land on an uninhabited world and discover that they cannot leave.  They are resigned to becoming involuntary colonists, but discover instead that there is a conscious force on the planet restricting their freedom.


Wings of the Eagle, The  (Manor, 1979.)


Eagle #3.


The bodiless alien force that plagued them once before returns to sabotage their life support systems.




Planet Patrol  (Coward, McCann, 1978.)


                Episodic novel about a team of interplanetary specialists who are sent on various rescue missions.




Glory of the Empire, The  (Knopf, 1974.  French edition, 1971.)


A marvelous alternate history - quite literally with no characters or other conventions of fiction - describing a human civilization that arose with Rome as a minor power.


DORN, FRANK  (Pseudonym of Frances and Nancy Dorer, whom see.)


Appointment with Yesterday  (Manor, 1978.)


A young man discovers that his mother has found a way to travel in time and is using the secret to commit crimes for which she cannot be held accountable.


Sunwatch  (Manor, 1979.)


Energy pour, Earth launches a gigantic orbital station to capture the sun's radiations and beam them down to Earth.  At first everything goes find, but then a saboteur strikes.


When Next I Wake  (Manor, 1978.)


Awakening from a thousand years of suspended animation, a scientist discovers that the vast majority of the human race has been conditioned into slavery, so he sets out to cause a revolution.




Time Blender, The  (Harper, 1997.  Only Dornís name appears on the cover.)


                An archaeologist is stranded on an island where a crashed spaceship is the focus of a cargo cult, and his companion is somehow possessed by an identity from another space time.  Announced as the first in a series.




Half-God, The  (Wright & Brown, 1933.)


                Not seen.


Radium Terrors, The  (Nash, 1912.)


                Not seen.


DORSEY, CANDAS JANE  (See collaboration which follows.)


Black Wine  (Tor, 1997.)


Various women seek to find their place in life in a barbarous world where they are second class citizens.  Could be read as either another planet or a fantasy world.


Machine Sex  (Porcepic, 1988.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Paradigm of Earth, A  (Tor, 2001.)


                In a near future when the world is overwhelmingly conservative, alien children are brought to Earth and the introduction of one into a typical Canadian home has far reaching consequences.




Hardwired Angel  (Arsenal Pulp Press, 1985.)


                Not seen.




Of Treasons Born (Open Road, 2016.)


Military SF.




Spaceship Next Door, The  (Mariner, 2015.)


A mysterious spaceship lands near a teenager's home.


DOUGHERTY, WILLIAM  (See Victor Appleton II.)




Cliffs, The  (?, 1909.)


                Not seen.  An invasion of England.


Clouds, The (?, 1912.)


                Not seen.  Another invasion of England.




Cavern of Fire, The  (?, 1888.)


                Not seen.  A novel of the world underground.


Two Boysí Trip to an Unknown Planet  (?, 1889.)


                Not seen.


DOUGLAS, CAROLE NELSON  (Also writes Fantasy.)


Counterprobe  (Tor, 1988.)


Probe #2.


A psychoanalyst and an alien woman are on the run from the authorities.  She's the involuntary agent of an alien race, armed with telekinetic powers, and he has discovered that despite everything he's in love with her.


Probe  (Tor, 1985.)


Probe #1.


A woman is found in a remote area, naked and amnesiac.  A psychoanalyst attempting to help her discovers that she is an organic probe sent by an alien race to gather information about Earth.


DOUGLAS, CHARLOTTE  (See collaboration with Susan Kearney.)




Silver God of the Orang Hutan, The  (Pearson, 1922, Armchair, 2018.)


Marginal lost race novel.




Apollo Nurse  (Signet, 1970, Horwitz, 1970.)


Romantic nurse novel revolving around a space launch.


DOUGLAS, DRAKE  (Also writes Horror.)


Creature  (Leisure, 1985.)


                While investigating a supposedly haunted castle in Austria, a man comes face to face with a murderous creature who has lurked there for decades.  It is Frankenstein's original monster, now much more intelligent and powerful, and far more evil than ever before.  The monster dupes him into helping it survive, as it sets out on its plan to reproduce itself and supplant humanity.




Nest, The  (Zebra, 1980.)


                Indiscriminate use of pesticides results in a mutated insect form which emerges from its nest in Cape Cod by the millions, in search of prey...human beings included.  The oversized insects spread destruction on a wider and wider scale until a way is found to defeat them.




Hearth of Puvaig, The  (Hale, 1981.)


                Not seen.


Point of Impact  (Hale, 1979.)


                Not seen.


Saturn's Missing Rings  (Hale, 1980.)


                Not seen.


World of the Sower, The  (Hale, 1981.)


                Not seen.


DOUGLAS, IAN  (Pseudonym of William Keith, whom see.)


Bloodstar  (Harper, 2012.)


Star Corpsman #1.


Space marines are sent to a colony world which has encountered aliens.


Center of Gravity (Harper, 2011.)


Star Carrier #2.




Dark Matter (Harper, 2014.)


Star Carrier #5.


Earth is engaged in a civil war about relations with aliens.


Deep Time (Harper Voyager, 2015.)


Star Carrier #6.




Earth Strike (Harper, 2010.)


Star Carrier #1.




Europa Strike  (Avon, 2000.)


Heritage #3.


                A contingent of marines is ordered to defend an alien developed artificial intelligence that has been discovered on one of Jupiter's moons.  They are opposed by a much larger Chinese strike force that wants to seize the technology and dominate the solar system.


Galactic Corps  (Eos, ?)


Inheritance #2.




Luna Marine  (Avon, 1999.)


Heritage #2.


                The discovery of alien technology on Mars has resulted in a global war on Earth, and the balance of power could shift again unless a group of marines can successfully complete a mission to the moon.


Semper Human  (Eos, 2009.)


Inheritance #3.


Military SF.


Semper Mars  (Avon, 1998.)


Heritage #1.


                A terrifying discovery is made on Mars that casts doubt on what has been accepted human history.  The result is a chaotic situation that requires the use of an elite military force to maintain control and protect lives as the countries on Earth square off for a major war.


Singularity (Harper, 2012.)


Star Carrier #3.




Star Corps  (Eos, 2003.)


Legacy #1.


                A military expedition is sent to a distant world to rescue colonists menaced by old adversaries.


Star Strike  (Eos, ?)


Inheritance #1.




DOUGLAS, JEFF  (Pseudonym of Andrew J. Offutt, whom see.)


Balling Machine, The  (Bee-Line, 1971.)


                Pornography involving a device that makes it possible to have virtually unlimited orgasms.




Different Kind of Drummer, A  (University Editions, 1996.)


A wanderer in a far future, post collapse world encounters and reactivates a musician android and the two have various adventures.


DOUGLAS, JOHN (Also writes Horror.)


Zoo Event  (Hodder, 1997.)


                Not seen.


DOUGLASS, KEITH  (House pseudonym, probably William H. Keith in at least most cases.  Noted where known.)


Afterburn  (Jove, 1996.)


Carrier #7.


There's a civil war raging in Russia, and American naval ships in the Black Sea find themselves under fire despite a UN mandate to be there.


Alpha Strike  ( Jove, 1997.)


Carrier #8.


The Chinese navy invades the Spratly Islands in the Pacific and an elite carrier group is sent to restore the balance of power.


Arctic Fire  (Jove, 1997.)


Carrier #9.


A Russian separatist group invades the Aleutian Islands in Alaska, forcing the US navy to send a carrier group to roust them out.


Armageddon Mode  (Jove, 1992.)


Carrier #3.


American warships are sent to the Far East as war erupts between India and Pakistan.  Unfortunately, nuclear weapons are launched before peace can be restored.


Arsenal  (Berkley, 1998.)


Carrier #10.


                Revolutionaries seize control of Cuba, take American hostages, and precipitate a major international conflict with the US Navy caught in the middle.


Art of War, The  (Jove, 2001.)


Carrier #17,


                A group of Iranian fanatics attempt to attack the US fleet in order to precipitate a new world war.


Battleground  (Berkley, 1998.)


A Seal Team Seven novel.


                Marginal action story about a revolution in Kenya that nearly precipitates a war with the US.


Bloodstorm  (Berkley, 2001.)


A Seal Team Seven novel.


                Marginal thriller in which Libya becomes a nuclear power and launches a missile into Chad.


Brink of War  (Jove, 1999.)


Carrier #13.


                A supposed friendly military competition turns ugly when Russians launch an attack on an American warship.


Carrier  (Jove, 1991).  (William H. Keith Jr.)


Carrier #1.


A super carrier group is sent to the Asian coast when the North Koreans seize an American ship and begin executing the crew, while a Soviet warship runs interference.


Chain of Command  (Jove, 1998.)


Carrier #12.


                When a tough naval officer tries to find evidence of his fatherís death in Vietnam, the government responds with a military strike and it appears that a new war between the two countries is in the offing.


Countdown  (Jove, 1994.)


Carrier #6.


As civil war erupts in the former Soviet Union, US warships reach the Russian coast.  Their mission is to prevent the launching of a fleet of submarines armed with nuclear weapons that might be used against European targets.


Counterfire  (Berkley, 2002.)


A Seal Team Seven novel.


                Marginal thriller in which commandos go after Palestinian terrorists who have a nuclear bomb.


Deathblow  (Berkley, 2001.)


A Seal Team Seven novel.


                A mysterious alliance between China and Pakistan leads to a war on the Indian subcontinent.


Deathrace  (Berkley, 1999.)


Seal Team Seven #7.


                Marginal thriller about a group of commandos sent into Iran to destroy their nuclear weapons program.


Field of Fire  (Berkley, 2003.)


A Seal Team Seven novel.


                Marginally action thriller involving an EMP bomb and a future conflict between Israel and Syria.


Final Justice  (Berkley, 2004.)


Carrier #22.


                North Korea invades the south and right wing militias rebel in the US.


First Strike  (Jove, 2002.)


Carrier #19.


                Russian rebels seize control of Bermuda and threaten to launch a nuclear strike against the US.


Flame-Out  (Jove, 1992.)


Carrier #4.


The Communists regain control of Russia and quickly conquer Norway and Finland.  A US carrier group is sent to restore the balance of power and perhaps even undermine the new government of Russia.


Flashpoint  (Berkley, 2000.)


A Seal Team Seven novel.


                Marginal military adventure thriller with commandos sent against drug runners in Colombia using a new rifle that can shoot around corners.


Frontal Assault  (Berkley, 2000.)


Seal Team Seven #10.


                A series of military coups turns the Arab world into one malevolent force led by Saddam Hussein.  Marginal.


Hellfire  (Jove, 2002.)


Carrier 320.


                US and Russian naval units exchange fire and nearly take the world to war.


Island Warriors  (Jove, 2001.)


Carrier #18.


                China invades Taiwan and the US Navy comes to its rescue.


Joint Operations  (Jove, 2000.)


Carrier #16.


                A carrier group battles to delay a Chinese invasion force while reinforcements are organized.


Last Stand  (Jove, 2005.)


Carrier #23.


                Final volume in the future war series involving renegade Japanese with advanced technology.


Maelstrom  (Jove, 1993.)


Carrier #5.


The navy sets out on a desperate defensive mission after Soviet forces capture most of Scandinavia and threaten the European mainland.


Nuke Zone  (Jove, 1998.)


Carrier #11.


                The Ukraine launches a missile attack against a US fleet, but disguises the fact and makes it appear that Turkey is responsible.


Terror at Dawn  (Berkley, 2003.)


Carrier #21.


                Unlikely story of Iraq and North Korea plotting a naval invasion of the US.


Tropical Terror  (Berkley, 2000.)


Seal Team Seven #12.


                Military fiction involving a Chinese invasion of the Hawaiian Islands.


Typhoon Season  (Jove, 2000.)


Carrier #14.


                Someone is trying to manipulate the US and China into a nuclear war.


Viper Strike  (Jove, 1991. )  (William H. Keith, Jr.)


Carrier #2.


Chinese armies invade Thailand and Burma, and a US carrier group is the only force in the area capable of providing a viable defense.


War Cry  (Berkley, 1999.)


A Seal Team Seven novel.


                Military novel about the next Korean war.




In the Blood  (Naiad Press, 1989.)


A virulent new plague has spread across North America, which has been quarantined by the rest of the world.  An experimental vaccine is being transported across the country by a scientist, despite raiders and natural dangers, and the assistance of a secret lesbian community.


DOUGLAS, L. WARREN  (Also writes Fantasy.)


Bright Islands in a Dark Sea  (Del Rey, 1993.)


A recluse discovers that the aliens who once invaded Earth have not left, and that the religious government which rules ruined North America is concealing the fact of their presence.


Cannon's Orb  (Del Rey, 1994.)


Psatla #2.


A colony world beset by pirate fleets and internal problems struggles to survive when Earth becomes incapable of providing further support.  They turn to an unpopular alien race with a hive mind and allow them to settle on their world, but ensuing riots imply that they have just made the situation worse.


Glaice  (Roc, 1996.)


Arbiter #3


In order to maintain peace and justice, an arbiter mounts an expedition to an ice covered world to unearth stored data that is vital to the future of human society.


Plague of Change, A  (Del Rey, 1992.)


Psatla #1.


Human colonization of other worlds is faltering, the existing colonies subject to plagues and declining populations.  A scientist from Earth takes a job with an unpopular alien race, and becomes the focus for a revival of human expansion.


Simply Human  (Baen, 2000.)


                In a far future after humans have simplified their genetic structure in response to a series of environmental disasters, technological civilization begins to fall apart.


Stepwater  (Roc, 1995.)


Arbiter #1.


Humans have occupied the stars, in some cases by genetically engineering themselves to fit other environments.  The ultimate authority is the Arbiter, whose job is to use his access to great sources of knowledge to prevent disputes from erupting into war.  But unless a stolen trove of knowledge can be recovered, the current arbiter may fail.


Wells of Phyre, The  (Roc, 1996.)


Arbiter #2


A desert planet that specializes in developing medicines remains at uneasy peace because it is co-inhabited by two separate, bio-engineered strains of humanity.  The arbiter seeks to track down the missing information stores that will provide the basis for settling their disputes.


DOWDELL, DEL  (Also writes Fantasy.)


Torpedo Alley  (Pinnacle, 1988.)


Near future thriller in which a Soviet sub is carrying vital military information stolen from the US government, and an American sub must elude an entire Soviet fleet to find the vessel and prevent it from delivering its cargo.




Man from Mars, The  (Cochrane, 1910.)


                Not seen.


DOWLING, TERRY  (Also writes Horror.)


Blue Tyson  (Aphelion, 1992.)


Rynosseros #2.


Australia of the far future is inhabited by diverse tribes who guard their individual territories.  One man sets out for a series of adventures against that backdrop.


Intimate Knowledge of the Night, An  (Aphelion, 1995.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Mars You Have in Me, The  (Eidolon, 1992.)


                Not seen.


Rynosseros  (Aphelion, 1990, Guild America, 1990.)


Rynosseros #1.


Sandships are used to travel the wastes of far future Australia, where strange aboriginal tribes exist in remote communites..


Twilight Beach  (Aphelion, 1993.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Wormwood  (Aphelion, 1991.)


Aliens have conquered the Earth in the distant future, and bring to it a host of bizarre blends of living and artificial creatures.




Doomstar  (Vantage, 1980.)


                Not seen.




Moscow Option, The   (Greenhill, 1979, New English Library, 1979, St Martins, 1980, Military Book Club, 2001.)


Hitler is incapacitated in an accident and Goehring begins acting ruler of Germany early in World War II.  As a consequence, the war goes less well for the allies, with the Japanese attacking California and the Germans successfully invading Russia.


Russian Revolution 1985  (New English Library, 1983.)


                Not seen.


DOWNING, PAULA  (See also Paula King and P.K. McAllister.)


Fallway  (Del Rey, 1992.)


Jahnel is one of several humans living in near weightlessness inside an asteroid, subject to an alien species.  When other humans attack their small world, Jahnel has to decide whether to take one side or the other, or perhaps forge a peace between the two.


Flare Star  (Del Rey, 1992.)


The primary of a small human colony world flares, killing most of the population.  A starship in the area moves in to attempt to rescue survivors, but the latter aren't entirely disposed to leave.


Rinn's Star  (Del Rey, 1900.)


A telepath working on a Chinese starship is the only survivor of an attack.  In the aftermath, the goes aboard a Soviet ship, despite the opposition of her employers and the hostility of the Soviets to telepaths.


Whisper of Time, A  (Del Rey, 1994.)


Medoret is an alien child who was discovered by humans, even though no other member of her race has ever been sighted.  As she approaches maturity, she attempts to solve the mystery of her own race, and her personal origins.




Countdown  (Leisure, 1986.)


Radical ecological activists plan to seed Washington with radioactive dust to highlight their agenda.  A pair of Soviet agents are sent to break up the plan because it would otherwise be blamed on their government.


Espionage  (Leisure, 1979.)


Russian agents have a unique and powerful new tool.  Somehow they have found a way to read the mind of the President's advisors.  So the government calls in a parapsychologist to find a way to neutralize this new threat.


DOYLE, SIR ARTHUR CONAN  (Also writes Fantasy and Horror.)


Best Science Fiction Stories of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, The  (Academy Chicago, 1989.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Complete Professor Challenger, The  (See The Professor Challenger Stories.)


Doings of Raffles Haw, The  (Cassell, 1892, Lovell, 1892, Greenhill, 1986.)


A secretive genius invents a machine that can transmute metals from one to another.


Land of Mist, The.  (Hutchinson, 1926, Doran, 1926, Consul, 1963.)


Challenger #3.


                Challenger embraces spiritualism in this embarrassingly bad follow up.


Lost World, The  (Hodder, 1912, Doran, 1912, Murray, 1934, Triangle, 1943, Acme, 1945, Pan 1949, Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1950, Collins, 1950, Harlequin, 1953, Permabooks, 1954, Pyramid, 1958, Murray, 1960, Berkley, 1965, Easton, ?, Academy Chicago, 1990, Armchair, 2015.)


Challenger #1.


The classic tale of an expedition to an isolated plateau in South America where dinosaurs, and primitive humans, still survive.


Maracot Deep, The  (John Murray, 1929, Doran, 1929, Murray, 1930, Norton, 1968, Belmont, 1970.)


Scientists descending in a bathyscape are captured and held prisoner by inhabitants of an undersea city, descendants of the civilization of Atlantis.


Poison Belt, The  (Hodder, 1913, Doran, 1913, Doubleday, 1929, Berkley, 1966, Bison, 2001, HiLo, ?.)


Challenger #2.


Three stories, the longest of which is a sequel to The Lost World.


Professor Challenger Stories, The  (John Murray, 1952.  Wordsworthm 1989, as The Complete Professor Challenger)




Ring of Thoth, The  (John Murray, 1968.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


When the World Screamed and Other Stories  (Murray, 1968, Chronicle, 1990.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.




Trapped!  (Random House, 2006.)


                Young adult mystery set in space.


DOYLE, DEBRA  (See collaborations which follow.)


DOYLE, DEBRA & MACDONALD, JAMES D.  (See also Victor Appleton and Robin Tallis.  Also writes Fantasy and Horror.)


By Honor Betray'd  (Tor, 1994.)


Mageworlds #3.


The force of the Mages has destroyed virtually all of the Republic and Beka, theoretically ruler of that empire, has little more than a single ship and a hidden base from which to organize a resistance movement.


Gathering Flame, The  (Tor, 1995.)


Mageworlds #4 (though chronologically it precedes the series).


A combination of pirates and free worlds faces the threat of the Magelords, a force wielding a powerful fleet and superweapons and intent upon looting all of the civilized planets they can find.


Groogleman  (Harcourt Brace, 1996.)


                In a post collapse word, science has been outlawed and the grooglemen appear mysteriously whenever someone tries to revive it and takes the culprit away.


Long Hunt, The  (Tor, 1996.)


Mageworlds #5.


A new power struggle erupts several years after the defeat of the Magelords and their withdrawal from the civilized region of the galaxy.


Night of the Living Rat  (Archway, 1992.)


#2 in the multi-author Megaverse series.


Revolutionaries, marathon dances, and a quest in a mall bigger than a planet in this installment in a humorous series for young adults.


Price of the Stars, The  (Tor, 1992.)


Mageworlds #1.


When her mother, a prominent politician, is assassinated, Beka takes a warship, changes her identity, and sets out to track them down.  Unfortunately, those she seeks are aware of her interest.


Requiem for Boone  (Tor, 2000.)


An Earth: Final Conflict novel.


                One of the first human heroes emerges as the alien Taelon come to Earth to take control of humanityís destiny, whether we want it or not.


Starpilot's Grave  (Tor, ?)


Mageworlds #2.




Stars Asunder, The  (Tor, 1999.)


Mageworlds #6.


                Magic is required to open up new worlds, and now the greatest circle of practitioners ever gathered is about to open whole new segments of space, with unexpected consequences.


Timecrime, Inc  (Harper, 1991.)


#3 in the multi-author Time Tours series.


Al Capone has stolen the secret of time travel and a young boy from the future is the key to preventing him from setting up an empire of crime that spans the ages.


Working of Stars, A  (Tor, 2002.)


Mageworlds #7.


                A self imposed exile comes to an end when prophetic dreams urge a hero to leave the planet where he has sought refuge and confront a plan to merge the two halves of the universe.




Deluge  (Arlington, 1976, Bantam, 1978, Pan, 1978.)


London is devastated by an unprecedented flood on the very day that the American President is paying a visit to that city.


DOZOIS, GARDNER  (See also collaboration with George R.R. Martin and another which follows.)


Geodesic Dreams  (St Martins, 1992, Ace, 1994.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Peacemaker, The  (Pulphouse, 1991.)


Short story about a religious group that believes they can use the power of faith to avert a disaster.


Slow Dancing Through Time  (Ursus, 1990.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Strange Days  (NESFA, 2001.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Strangers  (Berkley, 1978, Ibooks, 2003.)


Decidedly strange story of a man who falls in love with an alien woman, and surrenders his humanity in order to consummate that love.


Visible Man, The  (Berkley, 1977.)


Collection of unrelated stories.




Nightmare Blue  (Berkley, 1975.)


A malevolent alien race is using a deadly drug to undermine human culture.  One of the last detectives on Earth teams up with another alien to discover the source of the drug and prevent the aliens from achieving their goals.




Ghosts of Watt O'Hugh, The  (Chickadee Prince, 2011.)


Watt #1.


Kitchen sink novel involving time travel, magic, ghosts, and the Old West.


Watt O'Hugh and the Innocent Dead (Chickadee Prince, 2019.)


Watt #3.


A time traveling cowboy in an alternate universe.


Watt O'Hugh Underground (Chickadee Prince, 2014.)


Watt #2.


A time traveling cowboy seeks revenge.




Cry Plague!  (Ace, 1953, bound with the non-SF The Judas Goat by Leslie Edgley.)


Marginal thriller about a foreign power releasing five separate plagues in a small American community as a test for a major effort against the entire nation.




Phobos  (Tor, 2003.)


                A military officer takes a temporary assignment on Phobos and finds himself in the middle of a politically motivated murder mystery.




Three Midnight Stories  (Century, 1916.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.




Lagoon  (Ballantine, 1990.)


A small town (where else?) is the scene of increasingly bizarre distortions of normal life forms, mutated plants and animals some of whom appear to be undertaking an organized plan to ensure their continued existence, at the expense of the human race.


DRAKE, DAVID  (See also collaborations which follow, and others with S.M. Stirling.  Also writes Fantasy and Horror.)


All the Way to the Gallows  (Baen, 1996.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


At Any Price  (Baen, 1985, Arrow, 1988.)


Hammer #2.


                Various bands of mercenaries get involved on a planet whose ruler is willing to resort to any means necessary to end the conflict on his planet, and some of the hired help objects to his methods.


Birds of Prey   (Baen, 1985.)


                A Roman soldier uncovers evidence that creatures from another planet with advanced technology are helping to hasten the collapse of the Roman Empire.


Bridgehead  (Tor, 1986.)


                Travelers from the future contact a handful of scientists with a plan to build a time station.  But not everything as it seems.  Theyíve lied about their intentions, and instead of bringing peace to the world, they plan to create a bridgehead by which to extend a war through time and space.


Butcherís Bill, The  (Baen, 1998.)


A Hammerís Slammers book.


                Collection of related stories.


Caught in the Crossfire  (Baen, 1998.)


                Omnibus of Counting the Cost, Warrior, and some shorter works, all in the Hammer series.


Complete Hammer's Slammers Volume 1, The  (Baen, 2009.)


A Hammer's Slammers book.


Collection of related stories.


Complete Hammer's Slammers Volume 2, The  (Baen, 2010.)


A Hammer's Slammers book.


Collection of related stories.


Complete Hammer's Slammers Volume 3, The  (Baen, 2010.)


A Hammer's Slammers book.


Collection of related stories.


Counting the Cost  (Baen, 1987, Legend, 1989.)


Hammer #3.


                A band of mercenaries is hired by a less than wealthy world, whose ruler is not optimistic about the outcome.  But to his surprise, he discovers that his mercenaries are much more resourceful, and determined, than he had imagined.


Cross the Stars  (Baen, 1984, Hamlyn, ?)


                On his way back to his homeworld, a tough adventurer has a variety of adventures, during which he is forced into a position of leadership that he doesnít really want. 


Death's Bright Day (Baen, 2016.)




Dinosaurs & a Dirigible (Baen, 2014.)


Collection of loosely related stories.


Far Side of the Stars, The  (Baen, 2003.)


Leary #3.


                A brilliant military officer must struggle again as an interplanetary war breaks out.


Fireships  (Ace, 1996.)


Stephen Gregg #3


                A handful of rebels organize to resist the growing might of the Federation, a not particularly democratic new human empire that has begun to absorb one star system after another.


Forlorn Hope, The  (Tor, 1984.)


                Although not explicitly stated to be in the Hammerís Slammers universe, this story of mercenaries trapped on a planet where their employers have sold them out to the opposition seems to fit right into that setting.


Fortress  (Tor, 1987.)


                A professional soldier is recruited for a secretive mission when it is reported that aliens have landed inside Turkey.  But the real danger might not be the aliens, but rather a terrorist organization planning to take advantage of an armed space station.


Grimmer Than Hell  (Baen, 2003.)


                Collection of sometimes related stories.


Hammerís Slammers  (Ace, 1979, Hamlyn, ?, Baen, 1987.)


Hammer #1.


                Collection of related short stories about a band of mercenaries who have adventures on several worlds.  Unlike most similar military SF, Drake uses supertanks as a major element in the action.


Igniting the Reaches  (Ace, 1994.)


Stephen Gregg #1.


                The human empire is long gone, but now there are tentative voyages from settled planets to find out what happened to the rest of human civilization.  A ship from Venus encounters aliens, natural disasters, and humans who have physically changed during the interim.


In the Stormy Red Sky  (Baen, 2009.)


Leary #6.


Military SF.


Jungle, The  (Tor, 1992.)


                A novel set in the world of Henry Kuttnerís novelet, ďClash by NightĒ, which is included in this edition.  Domed undersea cities on Venus raise armies to battle each other, as well as the vicious indigenous life forms of that planetís oceans.


Justice  (Ace, 1992.)


Northworld #3.


                Forces from the nine different realities that exist on Northworld gather their resources for an apocalyptic battle that will shape the future of their shared world, and perhaps the outside universe as well.


Lacey and His Friends  (Baen, 1986.)


                Collection of related stories about a policeman in the next century.


Lt Leary Commanding  (Baen, 2000.)


Leary #2.


                The commander of a comparatively small military spaceship is sent on what should have been a routine mission.  Instead he finds himself caught up in the machinations of the ruler of a small world who wants to extend his influence to other star systems.


Military Dimension, The  (Baen, 1991.)


                Collection of unrelated stories on military themes.


Northworld  (Ace, 1990.)


Northworld #1.


                A military expedition reaches a planet where the rules of science and nature are apparently more flexible than elsewhere and battle human rulers who have the powers of the gods.


Northworld Trilogy  (Baen, 1999.)


                Omnibus of Northworld, Vengeance, and Justice.


Other Times Than Peace  (Baen, 2006.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Patriots  (Tor, 1996, Baen, 2009.)


                Colonists on a new world have to learn how to organize themselves to resist the exploitative tactics adopted by the homeworld in order to preserve their new home as a viable and comfortable place to live.


Paying the Piper  (Baen, 2002.)


Hammer #7.


                Collection of three related military SF stories.


Ranks of Bronze  (Baen, 1986.)


                Aliens kidnap a legion of Roman soldiers, make them virtually immortal, and use them as involuntary mercenaries around the galaxy.  But the Romans adapt to the situation, and wake for an opportunity to turn the tables on their oppressors.


Reaches, The  (Baen, 2004.)


                Omnibus of Igniting the Reaches, Through the Breach, and  Fireships.


Redliners  (Baen, 1997.)


                A company of mercenaries has been judged too shell shocked to continue as soldiers.  As a means of adjusting them to civilian life, they are assigned the job of guarding a load of new colonists as they establish themselves on a new world.  But it turns out the planet isnít as benign as was expected.


Rolling Hot  (Baen, 1989.)


Hammer #4.


                Although defeated in battle, a band of mercenaries discovers they must continue to fight against a superior force that is determined to prevent them from retreating offworld.


Seas of Venus  (Baen, 2002.)


                Omnibus of Surface Action and The Jungle.


Sea Without a Shore, The  (Baen, 2014.)


RCN #1.


Military SF.


Sharp End, The  (Baen, 1994.)


Hammer #6.


                Hammerís Slammers arenít directly involved with this novel set in their universe.  Instead, we follow the adventures of a tough, survey team as it gathers intelligence on a planet that is ruled by gang warfare and a superfluity of military style weaponry.


Skyripper  (Tor, 1983.)


                A Russian scientist believes that he has had warning of an alien invasion, so he decides to defect to the US which is the only country that can quickly turn his revolutionary new ideas for weapons into reality before the invasion starts.  An odd twist to a contemporary thriller plot.


Some Golden Harbor  (Baen, 2006.)


Leary #5.


                A brilliant military officer defeats a planetary invasion force.


Spark, The  (Baen, 2017.)


In the very distant future, humans transform the universe.


Square Deal, The  (Tor, 1992.)


                Set in the world of the Car Warriors computer game.  Duels and personal rivalries are resolved on the highways of the future, when automobiles are fitted with weapons of mass destruction and the laws of the countryside are suspended.


Starliner  (Baen, 1992.)


                An interstellar luxury liner runs into trouble when it finds itself caught between two opposing forces in an interstellar war.  Its intrepid crew is resourceful enough to save the day.


Surface Action  (Ace, 1990.)


                Earth has been destroyed in a nuclear war, and similar weapons have been outlawed by all of the domed colonies on Venus.  But there is still conflict, and armed bands of mercenaries hire themselves out to different cities as they battle for control of the planet.


Tank Lords, The  (Baen, 1997.)


Hammer #7.


                Collection of related stories about a band of interstellar mercenaries.


Though Hell Should Bar the Way (Baen, 2018.)


RCN #2.


Military SF.


Through the Breach  (Ace, 1995.)


Stephen Gregg #2.


                In a post collapse interstellar civilization where pirates prey on innocent ships, an expedition is formed to investigate what might be a gateway to another universe.


Time Safari  (Tor, 1982.)


                Episodic novel about a guide for time traveling hunting expedition back to the Jurassic Age.  He almost meets his match when one of his clients has ambitions larger than his plans.  A substantially revised edition appeared later as Tyrannosaur.


To Bring the Light  (Baen, 1996, bound with Lest Darkness Fall by L. Sprague de Camp.)


                A woman travels back to the very founding of the city of Rome where she discovers that she must act to initiate its founding.


Tyrannosaur  (Tor, 1993, Pan, 1994.)


                A substantially rewritten version of Time Safari with considerable new material and more emphasis on the tyrannosaur, capitalizing on the popularity of the film Jurassic Park.


Vengeance  (Ace, 1991.)


Northworld #2.


                Further adventures on a planet that is the gateway to alternate realities encompassing nine separate and distinctly dangerous worlds.


Vettus and His Friends  (Baen, 1989.)




Voyage, The  (Tor, 1994.)


                A group of mercenaries sets out on a dangerous mission to a lost colony world, encountering adventures and dangers both on the way and after they arrive.  Bears more than a passing resemblance to Jason and the Argonauts.


Voyage Across the Stars  (Baen, 2012.)


Omnibus of Cross the Stars and The Voyage.


Warrior, The  (Baen, 1991.)


Hammer #5.


                Hammer and his mercenaries triumph in another round of battles against numerically superior forces in this military adventure novel.


Way to Glory, The  (Baen, 2005.)


Leary #4.


                Civil unrest erupts as an interstellar war begins to look like a disaster.


What Distant Deeps  (Baen, 2010.)


Leary #7.




When the Tide Rises  (Baen, 2008.)


Leary #6.


Military SF in space. 


With the Lightnings  (Baen, 1998.)


Leary #1.


                Two warring empires seek the aid of a neutral planet, but one side has engineered a bloody coup in their favor, and agents of the other are suddenly fugitives on a world they had hoped would be a friend to their cause.




War Machine, The  (Baen, 1989.)


Crisis of Empire #3.


Although not fond of the human government that ruined his life, the hero of this story of war in space agrees to help avert a conquest by aliens who would pose an even worse threat.  Allen was not involved with the other volumes in this series.




Heretic, The  (Baen, 2013.)


General #1.


A computer rules a world declined into barbarism.