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Glass Mountain, The  (White Wolf, 1997.)


                On a primitive planet torn by warfare, a young women seeks to negotiate a peace between her own people and their enemies.


In the Heart of the Valley of Love  (Viking, 1992, Penguin, 1993.)


                Violence in a future Los Angeles.  A nineteen year old finds herself alone and forced to fight for survival in an urban jungle.




Kamikaze LíAmour  (St Martins, 1995.)


                A burnt out rock singer celebrates the end of the millennium by faking his own death and disappearing into a surrealistic jungle that is absorbing the cities of the world.


Metrophage  (Ace, 1988.)


                A decadent, future Los Angeles runs into even more trouble when a deadly plague breaks out.




Lanterns Over Demner  (Xlibris, 2001.)


                A murder mystery on another planet involving telepathy.


Spies by Night  (Xlibris, 2003.)


                Spy story set on an orbiting habitat.




Sunstroke  (Diamond, 1993, Ace, 1995.)


                An automated satellite designed to provide solar power to the Earth gets a kink in its program and begins beaming deadly rays down to the surface.




Hellspark  (Tor, 1988, Meisha Merlin, 2000.)


                When a member of a contact team is killed on a newly discovered, inhabited planet, thereís a mystery.  Did one of his team members kill him, or one of the natives, or was his death an accident?  An unwilling agent is forced to travel to this alien world to solve the puzzle.


Mirabile  (Tor, 1991.)


                An ecologist on a new colony world has to deal not only with the integration of Earth born and local fauna and flora, but also with the occasional wild mutation that results from the deliberately adaptive genetic coding in their livestock.


Uhura's Song  (Pocket, 1985, Firecrest, 1985.)


A Star Trek novel.


The Enterprise is sent to help a world of catlike aliens who are succumbing to a new plague, one which threatens to spread to other species as well.  Uhura has an old friend on that planet, and must reveal an old secret to help save an entire species.




Echo Vector, The  (St Martins, 1987, Grafton, 1989.)


                Not seen.


Return of the Jedi  (Del Rey, 1983, Macdonald, 1983, based on the screenplay by Lawrence Kasdan and George Lucas.)


A Star Wars novel.


                Concluding volume of the original trilogy.  The Emperor has built a new death star, Darth Vader has lured our heroes to their doom, and everything will be decided by one titanic battle on a remote world.


Timefall  (St Martins, 1987, Grafton, 1988.)


                The discovery of a jeweled skull that predates the rise of humanity causes a scientist to launch an investigation that leads him to the brink of disaster, for he has stumbled onto the key of a secret that could destroy the human race.


Timeís Dark Laughter  (Del Rey, 1982, Panther, 1983.)


Josh Green #2.


                The protagonist is off on another journey of adventure in a world populated by dozens of intelligent species.


World Enough and Time  (Del Rey, 1980, Granada, 1982.)


Josh Green #1.


                In a post apocalyptic America, an adventurer sets out to find the people who attacked his friends, in a world in which genetic engineering has left a heritage of living creatures fashioned after legends, ordinary animals made artificially intelligent, and other dangers.




Intergalactic Orgy  (Beeline, 1983.)






Cosmic Gash, The  (Travellerís Companion, 1969.)


                Pornography in outer space.


Earth Station Sex  (Travellerís Companion, 1969.)


                Pornography in orbit..


Satyr Trek  (Olympia, 1970.)


                Pornography with aliens.


Sea of Thighs, A   (Travellerís Companion, 1968.)


                Pornography set in the future.




Cold Plague  (Forge, 2008.)


Marginal thriller about a new plague.


Pandemic  (?)




Resistance  (Tor, 2006.)


                Marginal thriller about a new plague.




Day the Universe Came, The  (Nightstand, 1968.)


                Pornography in the future.


Love Box, The  (Greenleaf, 1967.)


                Pornography involving a megacorporation of the future that incorporates sex in its benefit package.




Zinsser Implant, The  (Dial, 1979, Dell, 1980.)


                An investigator is hired to track down a scientist who has apparently discovered a method to transfer his personality to a new body in order to avoid dying.




Sabretooth Unleashed  (Sprinter, 1995, from the comic scripts by Larry Hama and Fabian Nicieza.)


An X-Men novel.


Sabretooth goes through a series of adventures and psychological problems when he is apparently betrayed by his friends and tracked by the powerful Wolverine.


KAMIN, NICK  (Pseudonym of Robert Antonick.)


Earthrim  (Ace, 1969, bound with Phoenix Ship by Walt & Leigh Richmond.)


                A man who was instrumental in ending a war is now called upon to find a way to overthrow a repressive government that has established firm control of the entire planet, and which views him as its most dangerous opponent.


Herod Men, The  (Ace, 1971, bound with Dark Planet by John Rackham.)


                In an overpopulated future, the Herod Men are investigators looking into illegal births.  One of their operatives is on a routine mission when an attempt is made to kill him.  Somehow he has attracted the attention of a militant band of fanatics who believe in unrestricted breeding.




Thoughts of God  (Ace, 1997.)


The protagonist sets out to track down and eliminate a serial killer who preys on children in this thoughtful, philosphical novel set in the near future.


Virus Clans  (Ace, 1998.)


                A scientist discovers that viruses are beginning to change their nature, and that this is part of a periodic effect that wiped out the dinosaurs and could now wipe out the human race as well.




J Factor, The  (Bantam, 2000.)


                Near future medical thriller about a corporation that requires people to justify receiving organ transplants.  They are prepared to kill to prevent anyone from revealing that they actually harvest their organs from genetically created humanoids.




Captain Jack Zodiac  (Broken Mirrors, 1991, Bantam, 1992.)


                Satiric romp through a future where computerization and other technological advances have made life much more complex, hence providing many more ways in which things can go disastrously wrong.  And for our hero, they must assuredly do.


Panda Ray  (St Martins, 1996.)


                A young boy who can travel through time at will annoys his parents with his wild storytelling, so he escapes punishment by setting out on an adventurous journey through time and space.


Strange Invasion  (Bantam, 1989.)


                A man subject to hallucinations because of a rare brain disorder sees what appears to be a flying saucer landing in his backyard.  In the days that follow, the number of strange and often hilarious manifestations cause him to wonder, correctly, if it was a delusion after all.




Ape-Manís Offering  (Kaner Publishing, 1946.)


                Not seen.


People of the Twilight  (Kaner Publishing, 1946.)


                A visit to a parallel universe.


Sun Queen, The  (Kaner Publishing, 1946.)


                Intrigue and adventure in a primitive world located inside the sun.


KANTO, PETER  (See also Zach Hughes.)


World Where Sex Was Born, The  (Ophelia, 1968.)


                Pornography on another planet.




If the South Had Won the Civil War  (World, 1960, Bantam, 1961, Forge, 2001.)


                Description of a critical turning point in history, showing that if things had been just slightly different, the result of the war might have been entirely different.




Chaos Weapon, The  (Del Rey, 1977, Dobson, 1979.)


                A team is sent to destroy a device that is altering the laws of probability throughout the entire known universe.  Their quest is complicated by the fact that the machine is physically located outside of our universe.


Cloudbuilders, The (Dancing Tuatara, ?)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Dark Mind, The.  (See The Transfinite Man.)


Ion War, The  (Ace, 1978, Dobson, 1979.)


                A citizen from a colony world is drafted into the army of a repressive, Earth based empire, where he discovers that he is to be part of a plot to forever end the possibility of the colonies breaking free of the homeworld.


Lost Worlds of Cronus, The  (New English Library, 1982, DAW, 1983.)


Cageworld #2.


                The adventurers continue their quest, this time seeking a layer of artificial worlds that exists entirely in darkness, and which is home to a variety of mutated forms.


Manalone  (Panther, 1977.)


                A brilliant scientist discovers that there are some puzzling anomalies in what is generally accepted as the state of the world in a totalitarian future.  But when he persists in asking questions, he attracts the attention of entrenched powers who are determined to prevent him from rocking the boat.


Patterns of Chaos  (Gollancz, 1972,  Award, 1973, Ace, 1978.)


                A man struggles to survive on a planet besieged by missiles that were launched millions of years previously, and is startled to discover that he personally is their main target.


Search for the Sun  (DAW, 1982, New English Library, 1982.)


Cageworld #1.


                Earthís sun is surrounded by literally thousands of planets, all arranged in concentric shells.  Some adventurers from Mars leave that planet to try to outsmart the controlling computer and find a way through the innermost layer.


Star Search  (New English Library, 1983, DAW, 1984.)


Cageworld #4.


                The final quest as the adventurers penetrate the final shell surrounding the sun, and prepare humankind to once again consider its destiny among the stars.


Survival Game, The  (Del Rey, 1976, Dobson, 1977.)


                A man is stranded on a primitive world with another who is determined to kill him as part of a cruel game played between two powerful man.  And the protagonist isnít even aware of the rules.


Timewinders, The  (Dobson, 1980.)


                Not seen.


Transfinite Man  (Berkley, 1964.  Corgi, 1965, as The Dark Mind.)


                The company that controls travel to alternate universes is concealing a deadly secret, and when an investigator is hired to find out what it is, his efforts take him far from Earth.


Tyrant of Hades, The  (New English Library, 1982, DAW, 1984.)


Cageworld #3.


                The outermost shell of artificial planets is no longer controlled by the master computer that regulates the solar system, but is now in the power of a rival artificial intelligence.


Unorthodox Engineers, The  (Dobson, 1979.)


                Collection of related stories.


Wizard of Anharitte, The  (Award, 1973, Panther, 1975.)


                On a distant colony world where technology approaches the level of magic, an aristocrat breaks the rules of his society by educating a woman, undermining the basic structure of his world, and attracting the attention of powerful enemies who intend to restore the status quo.




War in the Atomic Age  (Wise, 1946.)


                Short story in pamphlet form about a future war.


Zotz!  (Rinehart, 1947.)


                A mild mannered man discovers that he can exert extraordinary and even fatal mental powers with a simple gesture of his hand, and that gets him into trouble with the government and everyone else in sight.




Voyage to Faremido and Capillaria   (Corvina, 1965, Living Books, 1966, translated from the Hungarian by Paul Tabori.)


                Two related Utopian short novels.




But We Are Not of Earth4.  (Dutton, 1981, Dell, 1984.)


                A group of people set out to discover a new planet for themselves, and find one, but shortly after arriving they begin to suspect that luck was not involved, that some hidden force has been manipulating them for its own purposes.


Strange Tomorrow  (Dutton, 1985.)


                Not seen.


Turning Place, The  (Dutton, 1976, Dell, 1978.  Blackie, 1978, as Worlds End and After.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Worlds End and After.  (See The Turning Place.)


KARLINS, MARVIN  (See also collaboration which follows.)


Last Man Is Out, The  (Prentice Hall, 1969.)


                Plagiarized by Robert Browne as The New Atoms Bombshell.  A scientist buys a baseball team and uses a computer to analyze all the other teams.  This gives him a system which makes his players nearly invincible.




Gomorrah  (Doubleday, 1974.)


                In a future where police officers are trained to kill as a matter of course, a detective is given the assignment of solving the abduction of an important government official.




Foxbat Spiral, The  (Dell, 1980.)


                Marginal near future thriller about the kidnapping of the US President, with resulting confusion and unrest in the country, and a sinister plot uncovered in the jungles of southern Mexico.




Brotherhood of Velvet, The  (?, 1952, Banner, 1967.)


                Marginal thriller about a secret society acting outside the law.


Escape to Nowhere.  (See One.)


One  (Vanguard, 1953, Gollancz, 1954, Penguin, 1960, Grosset & Dunlap, 1962.  Lion, 1955, as Escape to Nowhere.)


                One man attempts to buck the system in a totalitarian future dictatorship that uses mind control.




Dynasty of Evil (Del Rey, 2010.)


A Star Wars novel.




Path of Destruction  (Del Rey, 2006.)


A Star Wars novel.


                The Sith and the Jedi battle many generations before the films begin.


Retribution  (Del Rey, 2010.)


A Mass Effect novel.


A search for a secret facility somewhere in space that holds a key to alien technology.


Revelation  (Del Rey, 2007.)


A Mass Effect novel.


A distant outpost in space is destroyed by an unknown force.


Rule of Two (Del Rey, 2008.)


A Star Wars novel.


Darth Bane decrees that there should only be two Sith at any one time.


KARTA, NAT  (Pseudonym of John Russell Fearn for this title only.)


Vision Sinister  (Dragon, 1954.)


                Not seen. 




Ice Song  (Del Rey, 2009.)


Adventure on a frozen world where mutations include the ability to switch sexes.


Tattoo  (Del Rey, 2011.)


A strain of mutants can switch genders at will.


KASNER, MICHAEL  (Note that the first Warkeep novel  was unnumbered, so numbering below does not correspond to that on the books.  See also Rick Mackin.)


Finger of God  (Gold Eagle, 1993.)


Warkeep #4.


                A peacekeeping force is sent to prevent the invasion of Brazil by a coalition of South American nations outraged by its environmental policies.


Jungle Breakout  (Gold Eagle, 1993.)


Warkeep #3.


                Not seen.


Killing Fields  (Gold Eagle, 1993.)


Warkeep #2.


                An elite peacekeeping force of the future is caught between black extremists and white revolutionaries armed with neutron bombs in a future South Africa.


Warkeep 2030  (Gold Eagle, 1992.)


Warkeep #1.


                The Western nations are involved in a shooting war with a consortium of Arab nations for control of the mideast oilfields, and just to make things more interesting, Israel has decided to take advantage of the situation to grab more land.




Edward Berner Is Alive Again!  (See The Reassembled Man.)


Reassembled Man, The  (Gold Medal, 1964.  Prentice Hall, 1975, as Edward Berner Is Alive Again!.  Allen, 1976, as The Three Lives of Edward Berner.)


                After his body is disassembled and rebuilt by an alien race, a man enjoys extraordinary physical powers.  Unfortunately, he doesnít make use of them wisely.


Three Lives of Edward Berner, The.  (See The Reassembled Man.)




Way of the Warrior Part I, The  (Questar, 1992.)


                First half of a novel.  Three human empires struggle for power on a remote planet, but the activities of a supernational corporation force two of them to forget their past rivalries and become at least temporary allies.


Way of the Warrior Part II, The  (Questar, 1992.)


                Second half of the novel.  More intrigue within the upper echelons of a Japanese based human empire which is playing a dangerous game with two other human power centers.


Yamato: A Rage in Heaven  (Warner, 1990.)


                The human race is divided into two power structures, a repressive one based in Japan and a weak and corrupted on in North America.  This conflict spreads into space as the former power plots the final subjection of their last rivals.




Cassandra Crossing  (Ballantine, 1977, based on a screenplay by Tom Mankiewicz, Robert Katz, and George Pan Cosmatos.)


                Implausible story about a train load of people who have contracted a new, experimental virus which could if released wipe out much of the human race, and unless a cure can be found, they may never be allowed to leave the train.


Ziggurat  (Houghton Mifflin, 1977.)


                Thriller about terrorists who have built a suitcase sized nuclear weapon and are threatening to explode it over the Arctic ice cap in an attempt to coerce the nations of the world to accepting their demands.




Edward Maret  (Willowgate, 2001.)


                The heir to a fortune is betrayed by his enemies, robbed of his memories, and converted into a cyborg warrior fighting against aliens in outer space.  Then he recovers his past and returns seeking vengeance against his enemies.




North Star Crusade  (Putnam, 1976, Jove, 1977.)


                A handful of conspirators in high places manage to hijack a US submarine armed with nuclear weapons as part of their plan to pre-empt the government and initiate a surprise nuclear attack on the Soviet Union.




Time Ghost  (?, 1995.)


                Not seen.




This Shattered World (Hyperion, 2015.)


Starbound #1.






Dark Realm, The  (West End, 1990.)


Possibility Wars #2.


                Earth has been invaded from another possibility world.




Spaceman from Another Planet  (Stockwell, 1978.)


                Not seen.




Toxic Avenger, The  (Thunder's Mouth, 2006, based on the screenplay by ?)


Toxic waste creates a superhero.




Contagion to This World  (Bles, 1933, translated from the German by Winifred Ray.)


                An enraged scientist unleashes a plague that steals memories.


KAVAN, ANNA  (Pseudonym of Helen Woods Edmonds.)


Ice  (Doubleday, 1967, Owen, 1967, Popular Library, 1970.)


                The use of nuclear weapons has finally altered the Earthís climate so dramatically that a new ice age has descended upon the planet.


KAY, KENNETH  (See collaborations with Marshall Goldberg.)


KAYE, H.R.  (Pseudonym of Hugh Knox.)


Eros 2000 A.D.  (Brandon, 1970.)


                Pornography set in the future.


KAYE, MARILYN   replica 9,18,19?


All About Andy  (Bantam, Skylark, 2002.)


Replica #22.


                A clone tries to discover the truth about his past.


Amy, Number Seven  (Bantam Skylark, 1998.)


Replica #1.


                A young girl with extraordinary physical and mental powers notices that she is being watched, and eventually learns that she is the result of an experiment in human cloning.


Amy, on Her Own  (Bantam Skylar, 2002.)


Replica #24.


                Amy begins to experience physical changes in her body.  Has the cloning process failed?


And the Two Shall Meet  (Bantam Skylark, 1999.)


Replica #6




Another Amy  (Bantam Skylark, 1999.)


Replica #3.


                Not seen.


Beginning, The  (Bantam Skylark, 2000.)


Replica #14.


                A cloned teenager returns to the city where she was created, hoping to come to grips with her origin while avoiding her enemies, old and new.


Best of the Best  (Bantam Skylark, 1999.)


Replica #7.


                Not seen.


Better Late Than Never  (Kingfisher, 2009.)


Gifted #2.


A telepathic girl reacts to the manipulation of her father.


Convergence, The  (Avon, 1998.)


Last on Earth #2.


                Twenty five high school students discover that everyone else on Earth has disappeared, but that some alien intelligence is watching them, leaving cryptic messages on computers and otherwise unsettling their emotions.


Fast Forward  (Bantam Skylark, 2002.)


A Replica Plague novel.


                A cloned teenager gets involved with a plot to "improve" the human race.


Finders Keepers (Kingfisher, 2010.)


Gifted #4.


The series moves toward fantasy when a teenager finds he can hear the dead.


Happy Birthday, Dear Amy  (Bantam Skylark, 2001.)


Replica #16.


                A clone has to deal with puberty on top of her other problems.


Here Today, Gone Tomorrow  (Kingfisher, 2009.)


Gifted #3.


A teenager deals with inconsistent visions of the future.


Ice Cold  (Bantam Skylark, 2000.)


Replica #10.


                Amy's worst enemy discovers that she is a clone, but before she can say anything she's in a serious accident, and all the evidence indicates that Amy may have been responsible.


In Search of Andy  (Bantam Skylark, 2000.)


Replica #12.


                A cloned girl is on a trip to Paris when she sees an old boyfriend.  But is he the same boy, or another clone like herself?


Like Father, Like Son  (Bantam Skylark, 2001.)


Replica #20.


                A clone discovers that thereís a sinister plot to harvest organs from her kind.


Lucky Thirteen  (Bantam Skylark, 2000.)


Replica #11.


                Amy runs into one of the other clones of herself, one who was dropped from the program and is leading a comparatively normal life.  The teenager believes that she wants the same thing for herself, but soon discovers that there is a dark secret hiding beneath the bright exterior.


Max All Over  (Penguin, 1989.)


Max #6.


                Not seen.


Max Flips Out  (Archway, 1986.)


Max #4.


                The visiting alien decides she wants to be a rock star and sets out to learn the ropes, including falling for a handsome rock singer.


Max Goes Bad  (Penguin, 1989.)


Max #5.


                Not seen.


Max in Love  (Archway, 1986.)


Max #2.


                An alien visitor to Earth falls in love with the leader of a rock band in this series for young adults.  Really young adults.


Max on Earth  (Archway, 1986.)


Max #1.


                A teenaged alien girl comes to Earth to learn how to become human with confusing, and sometimes funny, consequences.


Max on Fire  (Archway, 1986.)


Max #3.


                An alien teen reacts with extraterrestrial powers when a human girl cuts into her budding romance with a human boy.


Missing Pieces  (Bantam Skylark, 2001.)


Replica #17.


                Somehow various physical abilities of outstanding people are being taken away from them.  A teenaged clone must solve the mystery.


Mystery Mother  (Bantam Skylark, 1999.)


Replica #8.


                A strange woman shows up claiming to be Amy's mother, even though the teen knows herself to be a clone.  Could this be a plot to gain control of her and her special powers?


Now You See Me  (Kingfisher, 2010.)


Gifted #5.


Someone is framing a telepathic teenager.


Out of Sight, Out of Mind  (Kingfisher, 2009.)


Gifted #1.


A young girl finds her personality transplanted into another body.


Perfect Girls  (Bantam Skylark, 1999.)


Replica #4




Play  (Bantam Skylark, 2002.)


Replica #19.


                Having traveled through time, the clone hero must now make a journey through a human body to find a cure for the plague.


Pursuing Amy  (Bantam Skylark, 1998.)


Replica #2.


                Amy knows the truth, but she is having difficulty trying to decide how much to tell her friends.  And it appears that she still has enemies who object to the existence of a cloned human being, or who want to make use of her abilities for their own purposes.


Return, The  (Avon, 1999.)


Last Man on Earth #3.


                A handful of teens left behind when aliens abduct the entire human race find a way to contact that mysterious force and begin negotiating for the return of everyone else.


Rewind  (Bantam Skylark, 2002.)


Replica #18.


                An ancient disease begins to sweep the world, and the clone's immunity may hold the key.


Secret Clique  (Bantam Skylark, 1999.)


Replica #5




Speak No Evil (Kingfisher, 2011.)


Gifted #6.


Teens with psi powers hide them from public view.


Substitute, The  (Bantam Skylark, 2000.)


Replica #13.


                The new substitute teacher seems to have developed a particular animosity toward the protagonist, who is actually a clone.


Transformation  (Bantam Skylark, 2000.)


Replica #15.


                A teenaged clone notices that her friends are acting strangely lately, as though they are no longer in control of their own will.


Vanishing, The  (Avon, 1998.)


Last on Earth #1.




Virtual Amy  (Bantam Skylark, 2001.)


Replica #21.


                Implanted with a chip to monitor her movements, a clone turns to virtual reality to strike back at her enemies.



War of the Clones  (Bantam Skylark, 2002.)


Replica #23.


                A newspaper prints a story about a group of superclones who are planning to conquer the world.




Masters of Solitude, The  (Doubleday, 1978, Avon, 1979, Magnum, 1979, Bantam, 1985.)


Coven #1.


                In a distant, post collapse future the Earth is divided between a high tech city guarded by superscientific defenses, and primitive tribes living in the wilderness.  When the double threat of war and a terrible plague begins to sweep across the outside world, a group of people turn to the city for salvation.


Wintermind  (Doubleday, 1982, Bantam, 1984, Futura, 1987.)


Coven #2.


                A primitive tribe with telepathic powers allies itself with the inhabitants of the last city on Earth, which possesses the technology of a bygone age.




Penetrators of Time  (Hustler, 1980, bound with The Savage Princess by Raymond E. Banks.)


                Pornography about an alien who seduces a human in order to trick him into traveling back in time.




Mad Max  (Circus Books, 1979, QB, 1985, from the screenplay by ?.)


                In a post collapse society, a police officer gives up his badge to seek revenge on the barbarians who killed his wife.




Glass School, The  (Hale, 1980.)


                Not seen.


Rats of Megaera, The  (Hale, 1980.)


                Not seen.


Scorpion  (Hale, 1981.)


                Not seen.


World of Artemis, The  (Hale, 1980.)


                Not seen.




Great Calamity, The  (Kearney, 1948.)


                Not seen.  Worldwide disaster.


KEARNEY, PAUL  (Also writes Fantasy.)


Lost Island, The  (Titan, 2008)


A Primeval novel.


A dinosaur becomes displaced in time.


Umbra Sumus (Black Library, 2015.)


A Warhammer novel.


Military SF.


KEARNEY, SUSAN  (See also collaboration which follows.)


Challenge, The  (Tor, 2005.)


Dora #1.


                A female secret service agent is transported to the future where she is given a dangerous mission and where she falls in love.


Dare, The  (Tor, 2005.)


Dora #2.


                An artificial intelligence builds itself a humanlike body and tries to fall in love.


Island Heat  (Tor, 2007.)


                Romance involving a refugee from another planet.


Lucan  (Grand Central, 2009.)


Pendragon Legacy #2.


Romance in outer space.


Quest, The  (Tor, 2006.)


                A salvage operation in space mixes psi powers and romance.


Rion  (Grand Central, 2009.)


Pendragon Legacy #1.


Clairvoyance and other psi powers in an interstellar romance.


Solar Heat  (Tor, 2007.)


Futuristic romance about spies in an interstellar war.


Ultimatum, The  (Tor, 2006.)


                A woman with psi powers must make love to prevent her body from failing.  She falls in with a star pilot who is determined to solve the mystery of an interplanetary plague.




Battle of Betazed, The  (Pocket, 2002.)


A Star Trek Next Generation novel.


                Deanna Troi is featured as the Dominion forces occupy her homeworld.




Long Walk to Wimbledon, A  (Macmillan, 1978.)


                London is largely destroyed in a cataclysmic disaster.


Strong Man, The  (Heinemann, 1971.)


                A repressive dictator is overthrown on a mythical island nation near Ireland.




Sign of the Times, A  (Eyre Spottiswoode, 1955.)


                Not seen.  A dystopian future.




Outlander  (Black Flame, 2006.)


A Necromunda novel.


                A forger gets caught in the middle of a futuristic gang war.




Visitors from Outer Space  (Carlton, 1969.)


                Not seen.




Deathís Head  (Gay Menís Press, 1991.)


Jarratt & Stone #1.


                Interplanetary narcotics agents run into trouble when one of them is forcibly addicted to a new drug and the other violates policy to rescue him.


Equinox  (Gay Menís Press, 1993.)


Jarratt & Stone #2.


                Two sexually and mentally bonded investigators are trying to find out whether a large interplanetary trading company with a tawdry reputations is actually the source of a dangerous new drug.


KEEL, JOHN A.  (Pseudonym of John Kiehle.)


Fickle Finger of Fate, The  (Gold Medal, 1966.)


                Sexy farce about a not quite topnotch superhero.


Mothman Prophecies, The  (New English Library, 2002.)


                An alien invasion, supposedly based on true events.


KEENE, BRIAN  (Also writes Horror.)


Lost Level, The (Apex, 2015.)


Lost Level #1.


Pulp adventure about a reality that has bits and pieces of many others.


Pressure (Thomas Dunne, 2016.)


Sea monsters and an evil corporation.




World Without Women  (Gold Medal, 1960, Muller, 1961, Sharon, ?)


                A plague kills off virtually every woman on Earth, and the few fertile ones who survive are virtually imprisoned, ostensibly to protect them from capture by sex starved men determined to be fathers.




Sky Shroud  (Lane, 1981, Penguin, 1982.)


                The Soviet Union is on the brink of developing an impenetrable nuclear shield, and the western powers are forced to decide what to do about it.  Marginal spy thriller superimposed on the near future background.


KEITH, ANDREW  (See also collaborations with William R. Forstchen and with William Keith, and those which follow.  See also Keith William Andrews.)


Blood of Heroes  (Roc, 1993.)


A Battletech novel.


                The assassination of a prominent leader results in a civil war among the mercenary clans.  A rebel force attempts to seize control of a key world, but the mercenaries already there have their own idea of the shape of the future.


Legion at War, The  (Ace, 1988.)


A Combat Command book.


Multi-path gamebook set in Jack Williamson's Legion of Space series.  You command a space fleet in an interstellar war.




Technical Readout 3050  (FASA, 1990.)


A Battletech novel.


                Not seen.


KEITH, DONALD  (Pseudonym of Donald Monroe & Donald Keith.)


Mutiny in the Time Machine  (Random House, 1963.)


Time Machine #1.


                Kids get involved with a perilous trip into the past.


Time Machine to the Rescue  (Random House, 1967.)


Time Machine #2.


                Not seen.


KEITH, WILLIAM H. JR (See also collaborations with Andrew Keith as Keith Andrews, and with Peter Jurasik and William Forstchen.  See also Keith Douglass, Ian Douglas, & Robert Cain.)


Battlemind  (Avon, 1996.)


Warstrider #6.


                The warring factions of humanity are forced into an uneasy alliance when confronted by an alien menace determined to eradicate both of them.


Bolo Brigade  (Baen, 1997.)


A Bolo novel.


                Based on Keith Laumerís Bolo series.  Two powerful war robots with organic minds are stationed on a planet that is supposedly at peace, so they are programmed against certain forms of aggression.  This puts them at a distinct disadvantage when an alien force invades, and they are the only defense available.


Bolo Rising  (Baen, 1999.)


A Bolo novel.


                A colony world is overwhelmed by an invading force and its cyborg battletank defender is reprogrammed to assist the conquerers.  One man refuses to surrender meekly and finds a way to reverse the programming, the first step in repelling the invasion.


Decision at Thunder Rift  (FASA, 1986, Roc, 1992.)


A Battletech novel.


A young trainee stranded on a hostile world must steal a giant robot, teach himself to pilot it, and then organize a band of mercenaries to help him.


Doctor Who and the Rebelís Gamble  (FASA, 1986.)


                A Doctor Who multi-path gamebook.


Doctor Who and the Vortex Crystal  (FASA, 1986.)


                A Doctor Who multi-path gamebook.


Jackers  (Avon, 1994.)


Warstrider #3


                The ongoing protagonist has now become leader of the fledgling free human society on Earth, and he has negotiated a peace with the aliens who were former enemies, but the old empire isnít entire dead, and it still has some tricks up its sleeves.


Mercenary's Star  (FASA, 1987, Roc, 1992.)


A Battletech novel.


A band of warriors recruits and trains the local populace to handle giant robot machines in preparation for an assault on the central government of that planet.


Netlink  (Avon, 1995.)


Warstrider #5.


                A human hero died protecting the freedom of his followers and now exists only as a pattern of intelligence inside an alien raceís computer systems.  But even from there, he can help as fresh conflict sweeps across the galaxy.


Nomads of the Sky  (TSR, 1992.)


Invaders of Charon #2  (Note #1 was written by C.M. Brennan.)


                A space pilot has gone missing and his friends believe he may have been captured by enemy forces based on one of the Martian moons, so they set out to rescue him.


Operation Excalibur  (Roc, 1997.)


A Battletech novel.


Recuperating from their last battle, a legion of mercenaries discovers that they are the only unit standing in the way of a powerful force intent on altering the balance of power.


Price of Glory, The  (FASA, 1987, Roc, 1993.)


A Battletech novel.


A campaign to discredit a band of mercenaries seems to have succeeded, but their commander refuses to admit defeat and leads his robot handling followers on a mission to restore their honor.


Rebellion  (Avon, 1983.)


Warstrider #2


                Assigned to help eradicate a hidden colony of aliens on Earth, a Terran hero discovers that he has more sympathy for the local residents, who are on the verge of revolting against the empire that rules them, than with his own superiors.


Renegadesí Honor  (FASA, 1988.)


                Not seen.


Retief's Peace   (Baen, 2005.)


A Retief novel.


                A human diplomat foils alien plots despite the incompetence of his superiors.


Symbionts  (Avon, 1995.)


Warstrider #4.


                In order to protect the independence of his newborn nation, a heroic soldier must travel to another world and seek an alliance with an alien race against a resurgent imperial human government.


Two of Minds  (Wizards of the Coast, 2000.)


                Following the mysterious murder of a newfound friend, a space traveler gets involved with corporate plots and the discovery of a planet with a very unusual race of inhabitants.


Warlords of Jupiter  (TSR, 1993.)


Invaders of Charon #3.


                A team is sent into the Jovian system to seek answers to the puzzle of an alien artifact whose secrets may sway the balance of power in an embattled solar system.


Warstrider  (Avon, 1993.)


Warstrider #1.


                A new recruit into the human space army learns to survive in the midst of a war against an alien race that is determined to wipe out all other forms of human life.


KEITH, WILLIAM H. JR. & KEITH, ANDREW  (See also each separately, and jointly as Keith William Andrews.)


Cohort of the Damned  (Roc, 1993.


Fifth Foreign Legion #3.


                An unhappy and incompetent man runs away from his problems and joins a military unit, where he discovers that he must carry his share of the load and, in the process, regains his self respect.


Honor and Fidelity  (Roc, 1992.)


Fifth Foreign Legion #2.


                A military unit on a supposedly quiescent world has to deal with a major uprising by the locals, aided by offworld weaponry somehow smuggled onto the planet.


March of Die  (Roc, 1992.)


Fifth Foreign Legion #1.


                A new human base on an alien world is treacherously attacked and nearly destroyed.  The survivors must set out on a harrowing trek across a hostile world in order to escape or be reinforced.


KELLAR, VON  (House pseudonym.)


Ionic Barrier  (Curtin Warren, 1953.)  (Dennis Talbot Hughes.)


                An international space race is on to penetrate a mysterious barrier that prevents ships from leaving the Earth.


Tri-Planet  (Curtis Warren, 1953.)


                Invading aliens lay waste to the world and disrupt a plan to evacuate to Mars.




Hunters Out of Space  (Avalon, 1960.)


Jack Odin #2.


                A manhunt among the stars in search of a kidnapped princess.


Little Men, The  (Avalon, 1960.  Armchair, 2011, as Hunters Out of Time bound with Slaves to the Metal Horde by Milton Lesser. Magazine title Hunters Out of Time.)


Jack Odin #1.


                A heroic surface man saves the day in an underground kingdom.


Overlords from Space  (Ace, 1956, bound with The Man Who Mastered Time by Ray Cummings.)


                An alien race has enslaved the Earth, and one of those slaves is forced to find a way to avoid his erstwhile masters when he annoys one of them, earning for himself a sentence of death.


When the Red King Woke  (Avalon, 1966.)


                Two people from our world are transported to a far planet far in the future where the human colony has descended into a medieval style society, but where a mysterious figure known as the Red King grants the wishes of a select few.




Black Hand Gang  (Abaddon, 2010.)


No Man's World.


A group of humans are kidnapped to become mercenaries for aliens.


Ironclad Prophecy, The  (Abaddon, 2011.)


No Man's World.


Ruins reveal a secret on an alien world.




Beast of Heaven, The  (University of Queensland, 1985.)


                Not seen.  After the nuclear war.


Green Piper, The  (Kestrel, 1984.)


                A visitor, apparently from outer space, begins to affect the minds of human beings.


Makers, The   (Kestrel, 1987.)


                Not seen.


Taronga  (Kestrel, 1986, Hamish Hamilton, 1987.)


                Not seen.


KELLER, DAVID H.  (See collaboration which follows.)


Abyss, The (Armchair, 2022, bound with Invaders from the Void by Russell Branch. Magazine appearance 1948.)


A mad scientist causes New York City to revert to an ancient culture.


Fireless Age, The (Armchair, 2014. bound with Beyond the Darkness by S.J. Byrne. Magazine appearance 1937.)


Alternate history in which humanity never learned to use fire.


Flying Threat, The (Armchair, 2016, bound with The Fifth-Dimension Tube by Murray Leinster. Originally published in 1930.)


A mad scientist breeds giant sized versions of insects.


Human Termites, The  (P.D.A., 1929. Armchair, 2017, bound with The Ambassador from Mars by Harl Vincent.)


                Termite colonies are actually intelligent mass mind creatures intent upon ruling the Earth.


Life Everlasting (Armchair, 2018, bound with Forever We Die by Milton Lesser.)


The quest for immortality.


Life Everlasting and Other Tales of Science, Fantasy, and Horror  (Avalon, 1947, Hyperion, 1974.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Metal Doom, The  (Armchair, 2011, bound with Twelve Times Zero by Howard Browne. Magazine appearance 1932.)


All of Earth's metal disintegrates.


Red Death, The  (Armchair, 2021, bound with Lunarchia by Emerson B. Hartman. Magazine appearance 1941.)


A new plague nearly wipes out humanity.


Tales from Underwood  (Arkham House, 1952, Spearman, 1974.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


The Threat of the Robot and Other Nightmarish Futures  (Black Dog, 2012.)


Collection of unrelated stories.




Time Projector, The (Armchair, 2013, bound with Strange Compulsion by Philip Jose Farmer. Magazine appearance 1931.)


A man tries to reform humanity by giving it visions of the future.




Tunnel, The  (Hodder, 1915, Macaulay, 1915, translated from the German.)


                Story of the construction of a transatlantic tunnel.




Close Encounters of the Sexy Kind  (Brava, 2007.)


An alien woman comes to Earth to discover sex.




Plot, The  (Flagship, ??)


                Marginal thriller about a Soviet plot to launch a pre-emptive nuclear strike. 




Accidental Earth, The  (Belmont, 1970.)


                A mysterious force opens a gateway between two different worlds and a handful of people find themselves imprisoned in another society.


Alien Gold.  (See Star Gold.)


Backward in Time  (Fearon-Pitman, 1979, Hutchinson, 1980.)


                Not seen.


Brother John  (Avon, 1971, Pan, 1971, based on the screenplay by Ernest Kinoy.)


                A small town reacts to the presence of a man among them who has prescience and can anticipate accidents before they happen.


Coins of Murph, The  (Berkley, 1971, Coronet, 1974.)


                Probability takes some unlikely turns in a post nuclear war world.


Counterfeits, The  (Belmont, 1967.)


                When humans attack alien ships trying to make contact, they kidnap a handful of people and replace them with duplicates in order to investigate and judge the human race.


Dead Moon  (Fearon-Pitman, 1979, Murray, 1980.)


Galaxy 5 #4.


                A spaceship is mysterious diverted to an apparently uninhabited world by a strange force that influences the minds of its crew.


Death Sentence  (Fearon-Pitman, 1979, Hutchinson, 1980.)


                A mad scientist plots to steal the knowledge from the brains of scientists.


Earth Tripper, The  (Gold Medal, 1973, Coronet, 1974.)


                An apparent madman is institutionalized even though he claims to be a visitor from another world.  To the dismay of the institution, it turns out he is telling the truth.


Earth Two  (Fearon-Pitman, 1979, Hutchinson, 1980.)


                Intrigue aboard a giant spaceship.


Good-bye to Earth  (Fearon-Pitman, 1979, Murray, 1980.)


Galaxy 5 #1.


                An attempt to build a human colony on a remote world runs into a wide variety of problems.


King of the Stars  (Fearon-Pitman, 1979, Murray, 1980.)


Galaxy 5 #6.


                Aliens cause a spaceship to travel forward in time and into the midst of a space battle.


Man from Maybe, The  (Coronet, 1974.  Walker, 1972, as Time:  110100.)


                An amnesiac in a strange future Earth uncovers his past, and the secret of his unusual powers.


Mindmix   (Gold Medal, 1972, Coronet, 1973.)


                When a plague threatens to kill off most of the human race, a single immune man is found, and brain cells from others are transplanted into his head to preserve certain abilities.


Myth-Master  (Dell, 1973, Coronet, 1974.)


                A space pirate finds himself caught between the space patrol, who seek to arrest him, and an even greater villain, who apparently wants to kill him.


Night of Fire and Blood  (Fearon-Pitman, 1979, Murray, 1979.)


                Not seen.


Odyssey to Earthdeath  (Belmont, 1968.)


                A dystopian future in which the human race is locked in war against a mysterious foe that might not even exist but rather might be a phantom designed to keep the populace from asking too many questions.


On the Red World  (Fearon-Pitman, 1979, Murray, 1980.)


Galaxy 5 #2.


                A space crew finds themselves trapped on a planet where killer robots hunt down human prey.


Prison Satellite  (Fearon-Pitman, 1979, Hutchinson, 1980.)


                A prisoner escape in an orbiting prison.


Star Gold  (Fearon-Pitman, 1979, Murray, 1979.  Bantam, 1983, as Alien Gold.)


                A man attempts to escape from a prison planet.


Sunworld  (Fearon-Pitman, 1979, Hutchinson, 1980.)


                Not seen.


Time:  110100.  (See The Man from Maybe.)


Time Rogue  (Lancer, 1970.)


                The human race has overpopulated the planet, and abandoned its own government to cyborgs, supposedly serving the interests of completely organic humanity, but actually planning to supplant them.


Time Trap, The  (Fearon-Pitman, 1977, Murray, 1978.)


                Explorers on a far world use a device to go back in time and study that planetís distant past.


Vacation in Space  (Fearon-Pitman, 1979, Murray, 1980.)


Galaxy 5 #3.


                While resting on a vacation planet, a space crew must deal with a mysterious woman who is trying to steal their ship.


Where No Sun Shines  (Fearon-Pitman, 1979, Murray, 1980.)


Galaxy 5 #5.


                A rival space trader sells our heroes into slavery on a planet where the cities are all underground.


Worlds Apart  (Fearon-Pitman, 1979, Hutchinson, 1980.)


                Not seen.




Different Drummer, A  (Doubleday, 1962, Bantam, 1964, Anchor, 1969.)


                Finally giving up on gaining equality, every Black in the US leaves the country, with unpleasant results for the people who remain.


KELLOGG, MARJORIE BRADLEY  (See also M. Bradley Kellogg and collaborations which follow.)


Harmony  (Roc, 1991.)


                The environment has deteriorated so severely that humans survive in only two communities, one a giant domed city supposedly devoted to preservation of the arts, the other an unprotected outside group which may have found a way to adapt to the change in the ecosystem.


KELLOGG, M. BRADLEY  (See also Marjorie Bradley Kellogg and collaborations which follow.)


Rumor of Angels, A  (Signet, 1983.)


                Earth maintains large political prisons, from which it offers to free the protagonist if she will travel to an apparent perfect alien world with a friendly indigenous lifeform.  But previous visitors have all ended up dead or insane, so the offer isnít quite as great as it sounds.




Learís Daughters  (Doubleday, 1987, DAW, 2009.)


                Omnibus of Reign of Fire and The Wave and the Flame.


Reign of Fire  (Signet, 1986.)


Learís Daughters #2.


                Humans trapped on a far world in the middle of a series of extreme natural disasters begin to wonder whether or not to believe the local priests, who indicate the weather is a manifestation of the battle between two superhuman powers,


Wave and the Flame, The  (Signet, 1986.)


Learís Daughters #1.


                Human entrepreneurs are trading with an apparently primitive world whose religion is centered on the increasingly bizarre weather patterns.  Eventually they are sucked into a conflict between forces of unsuspected power.




Lost Kingdom, The  (Nelson, 1994.)


                A visit to a lost world where prehistoric creatures may have survived.




Starship Invincible  (Capra, 1979.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.




Shepherd's Horizons   (Dorrance, 1997.)


Tepid military SF about an ongoing war between two interstellar federations.  Things get complicated when an alien form of life is discovered.


KELLY, JAMES PATRICK  (See also collaboration which follows.)


Burn  (Tachyon, 2005.)


A dystopian novel.


Heroines  (Pulphouse, 1990.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Look into the Sun  (Tor, 1989, Mandarin, 1990.)


Messengers #2.


                Earth is troubled by the Messengers, an alien race preaching a radical new religion, but the same is true on a far world whose inhabitants are unwilling to surrender their old creed for this new one.


Planet of Whispers  (Tor, 1984.)


Messengers #1.


                A young citizen of a primitive theocracy is sent on a mission across the face of his planet after a visiting alien race causes a famine in order to force the indigenous population to accede to its demands.


Strange But Not a Stranger  (Golden Gryphon, 2002.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Think Like a Dinosaur  (Golden Gryphon, 1997.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Wildlife  (Tor, 1994.)


                A brilliant and rebellious clone journalist gets into a great deal of trouble in a future Earth where biotechnology lets people alter their bodies to almost any configuration they want.


Wreck of the Godspeed and Other Stories, The  (Golden Gryphon, 2008.)


Collection of unrelated stories.




Freedom Beach  (Bluejay, 1985, Tor, 1986, Unwin, 1987.)


                Short novel about a surreal vacation resort where one can talk to figures from different historical periods.  Bound with some short stories.




Cloud People, The  (TSR, 1991.)


                Court politics and intrigue in a unique setting, a sort of mini-world that is suspended above the surface of a desert planet.




Pitfall  (Zebra, 1990.)


Texas law enforcement officials crack down on pitbull fighting, so frustrated partisans search for a new amusement. They find it in a particularly brutal and combative animal native to the desert but previously unknown.  Much to their chagrin, the creatures are smarter than they expect, and once they have escaped inside human communities, they find a better target than each other.




Doctor Baxterís Invention  (Greening, 1912.)


                A doctor finds a way to use transfusions to remove insanity from people.




Armageddon Revisited  (Vantage, 1979.)


                Not seen.


KEMP, PAUL S.  (Also writes Fantasy.)


Crosscurrent  (Del Rey, 2010.)


A Star Wars novel.


A starship full of Sith arrives from the distant past.


Deceived  (Del Rey, 2011.)


A Star Wars novel.




Lords of the Sith (Lucasbooks, 2015.)


A Star Wars novel.




Riptide  (Del Rey, 2011.)


A Star Wars novel.






Another Manís Hell  (Chicago, 1962.)


                Everything should be perfect with the computers doing all the work and effectively running the world.  But something goes wrong in one of the supposedly idyllic human communities, and it may be time to change the order of things.




Invaders, The  (Dutton, 1976.)


                Marginal thriller about secret Vietnamese military attacks inside the US during the war.


KEMPRECOS, PAUL  (See collaboration with Clive Cussler.)


KENDALL, GORDON  (Pseudonym of Susan Shwartz and S.N. Lewitt, both of whom see.)


White Wing  (Tor, 1985, Sphere, 1986.)


                The only survivors of a blasted Earth is an elite military group that allies itself with a consortium of alien races in order to hunt down those responsible.  But some of their supposed allies prefer to have a more humbled human force available.


KENDALL, JOHN  (Pseudonym of Margaret Brash.)


Unborn Tomorrow  (Collins, 1933.)


                Not seen.  Revolution against a dystopian future world government.




Killer Flies  (Signet, 1983.)


                Yes, you guessed it.  Flies mutate into creatures that attack humans in vast numbers and eat them alive.




Lady Ermyntrude and the Plumber  (Swift, 1912.)


British royalty is forced to get jobs.




Fire in the Sky, A  (Ace, 1978, based on the screenplay by Paul Gallico, Dennis Nemec, and Michael Blankfort.)


                A comet is discovered on a collision course with Phoenix, and panic sets in as people try to escape from the doomed city.




Ned Kelly and the City of the Bees  (Jonathan Cape, 1978.)


                Not seen.  For younger readers.


Passenger  (Collins, 1979.)


                Not seen.


KENNAWAY, JAMES  (Pseudonym of J.E. Peebles.)


Mind Benders, The  (Atheneum, 1963, Longmans, 1963, Pan, 1963, Signet, 1964.)


                Nicely understated novel of an experiment in sensory deprivation that proves its ability to actually change the personality of the subject.


KENIN, EVE  (Pseudonym of Eve Silver, who writes Horror under that name.)


Driven  (Shomi, 2007.)


A woman making a living in the future Arctic has her life upset by a stranger.




Drosten's Curse, The (Broadway, 2015.)


A Doctor Who novel.


An alien creature lives under a golf course.


KENNEDY, EDGAR REES  (Pseudonym of John Jennison, whom see.)


Conquerors of Venus  (Edwin Self, 1953.)


                An expedition to Venus discovers two intelligent races locked in a fateful struggle with each other.


Mystery Planet, The  (Edwin Self, 1952.)


                The crew of a disabled starship crashlands on an alien world and discovers an alien plot against the human race.




Chairman, The  (Signet, 1969.)


                Marginal spy novel about a man programmed by computer as an assassin aimed at killing the leader of China.




Nova in a Bottle  (Wormhole, 2004.)


                Chapbook containing three stories.




Beneath the Thirteen Moons  (Five Star, 2003.)


                Implausible romance set on a water world.




Faces  (Atlantic Monthly, 1986, Jonathan Cape, 1986.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Journal of Nicholas the American, The  (Atlantic Monthly, 1986, Jonathan Cape, 1986, St Martins, 1988, Big Engine, 2002.)


                A man with empathic powers has cut himself off from the rest of the world until he encounters a fatally ill young woman whose utmost desire he may be able to partially satisfy.




Triuneverse, The  (Knight, 1912.)


                A cataclysm shatters the planet Mars.




Tin (Scholastic, 2019.)


A boy grows up with robot companions.




81st Site, The  (NAL, 1980, Signet, 1981.)


                A group of die hard Nazis have discovered a missile site left over from World War II, and with a captured atomic bomb, they intend to have their revenge by wiping out London.




Death Is a Habit  (Scientific Thriller, 1949.)


                Not seen.


Image of Death  (Scientific Thriller, 1950.)


                Not seen.


Murder Has Wings  (Scientific Thriller, 1949.)


                Not seen.


Sleep Is Death  (Scientific Thriller, 1950.)


                Not seen.


Time Has a Door  (Scientific Thriller, 1949.)


                Not seen.




Ghost of Winter  (Roc, 1999.)


A Battletech: Mech Warrior novel.


                A mech warrior in training is on the verge of being promoted off the remote planet where he has been training when that world is conquered by a horde of space pirates.  Cut off from friends and equipment in a remote region, he makes a discovery which will change his future forever.


Pirate's Gold  (FASA, 2000.)


A Crimson Skies novel.


                A fighter pilot searches for lost treasure and battles his enemies in the sky in an alternate 1937 where the American government has collapsed.


KENT, BRAD  (House pseudonym.)


Biology ďAĒ  (Curtis Warren, 1952.)  (Dennis Talbot Hughes.)


                Mind control, mad scientists, a plot to dominate the world.


Catalyst  (Curtis Warren, 1952.)  (Dennis Talbot Hughes.)


                Not seen.  A strange new lichen threatens to overrun a primitive world.


Fatal Law, The  (Curtis Warren, 1952.)  (Dennis Talbot Hughes.)


                A duplicating ray has unpleasant side effects.


Out of the Silent Places  (Curtis Warren, 1952.) (Maurice G. Hugi.)


                A primitive post nuclear war world is governed rigidly by a class of priests who are the only ones legally entitled to travel from one village to another.




Heat Wave  (Boulevard, 1997.)


A Quantum Leap novel.


Back in 1955, Sam must rescue a young black man unjustly accused of murder. But the real killer is aware of his presence, and doesn't intend to be unmasked.


KENT, PHILIP  (Pseudonym of Kenneth Bulmer, whom also see.)


Home Is the Martian  (Tit-Bits, 1954.)


Not seen.  Space opera involving stolen Martian science and a war with aliens.


Mission to the Stars  (Tit-Bits, 1954.)


Not seen.  A spy goes to Callisto in the midst of an interplanetary war.


Slaves of the Spectrum  (Tit-Bits, 1954.)


Not seen.  An expedition to Titan encounters an alien spaceship.


Vassals of Venus  (Tit-Bits, 1954.)


Not seen.  The search for a crashed spaceship in the Venusian swamps.




After This  (Harper, 1939.)


                Not seen.




Future Sex  (Warner, 1974.)


                Episodic novel set in the future where a wide varieties of sexual experimentation are possible, interspersed with interminable lectures on the subject.




Clone Alliance, The  (Ace, 2007.)


Clone #3.


A clone who escaped his conditioning is marooned on a remote planet.


Clone Apocalypse, The (Ace, 2014.)


Clone #10.


The clone war for independence may be defeated by a virus.


Clone Assassin, The  (Ace, 2013.)


Clone #9.




Clone Betrayal, The  (Ace, 2009.)


Clone #5.


Clones are marked to be the scapegoats during interplanetary unrest.


Clone Elite, The (Ace, 2008.)


Clone #4.


Clones are drafted to fight an alien invasion.


Clone Empire, The  (Ace, 2010.)


Clone #6.


Clones develop their own civilization and wage war against their creators.


Clone Redemption, The  (Ace, 2011.)


Clone #7.


Clones and normal humans must unite against aliens.


Clone Republic, The  (Ace, 2006.)


Clone #1.


                The various colonies of Earth are rigidly controlled by an army of clones.


Clone Sedition, The  (Ace, 2012.)


Clone #8.


Clones and humans clash on Mars.


Rogue Clone  (Ace, 2006.)


Clone #2.


                A cloned soldier evades his conditioning and tries to make a life of his own.


KENTON, L.P.  (Pseudonym of Robert Lionel Fanthorpe.)


Destination Moon  (Badger, 1959.)


                Not seen.  The first mission to the moon.




Story of the Poor Author, The  (?, 1959.)


                Collection of loosely related stories not all of which are SF.




Argonauts of the Amazon, The  (Chambers, 1901.)


                Not seen.


Polar Eden, A  (Partridge, 1897.)


                Not seen.




Rogue Golem  (Popular Library, 1977.)


                A tormented man tries to discover the truth about himself while dealing with a telepathic female agent, the secret of alien intervention in our past, and other problems.  A sort of precursor to the X Files.




Braided World, The  (Bantam, 2003.)


                With the human race facing extinction, its salvation might be found among an alien race that looks like human, but which functions very differently.


Bright of the Sky  (Pyr, 2007.)


Universe Entire #1.


                In a kind of pocket universe within our own, a man searches for his missing family.


City Without End  (Pyr, 2009.)


Universe Entire #3.


Conflict between two universes is finally resolved.


Leap Point  (Bantam, 1998.)


                When a womanís daughter dies, she suspects that it is somehow linked to what seems to be a growing cult of virtual reality addicts.  Her investigations ultimately reveal a sinister plot that has implications for the entire world.


Maximum Ice  (Bantam, 2002.)


                A starship of plague survivors returns to Earth and discovers that it is slowly being covered with an icelike crystal substance, and that those who remain alive on the planet have begun to incorporate it into their religion.


Prince of Storms (Pyr, 2010.)


Universe Entire #4.


The new ruler of an interplanetary empire has problems.


Rift  (Bantam, 1999.)


                Efforts to terraform a distant planet go dangerously awry.  The space station from which the process is controlled is sabotaged and a man who never set foot on the planet may now be the only one who can save it from being destroyed.


Seeds of Time  (Bantam, 1997.)


One of the rare people who can pilot timeships is engaged in finding viable plantlife from other eras in order to revitalize a dying Earth.  She has seen the future, and knows the alternative, but her powers are fading and the drugs she takes to keep them are losing their effect.


Tropic of Creation  (Bantam, 2000.)


                Following an interstellar war, a human exploratory ship is investigating a supposedly empty world when one of their number is captured by their former enemies, who have a secret underground base on that planet.


World Too Near, A  (Pyr, 2008.)


Universe Entire #2.


Space adventure in a different kind of universe.




Revenge at Indy  (Avon, 1967.)


A Don Miles novel (the rest of which are not SF.)


                A race car driver stumbles into the secret of a Chinese plot to provoke a war between the US and the Soviet Union, so naturally he drops everything to expose the villains and save the day.


KENYON, PAUL  (At least some titles were written by Donald Moffatt.)


Black Gold  (Pocket, 1975.)


Baroness #8.


                The most clearly SF title in this series, this pits the Baroness against sea monsters and a re-engineered variety of oil that becomes a deadly weapon instead of a valuable fuel source.


Death Is a Ruby Light  (Pocket, 1974.)


Baroness #3.


                A voluptuous American agent forges a temporary alliance with Soviet intelligence to track down a brilliant Chinese scientist who has developed a laser so powerful it could change the balance of world power.


Diamonds Are for Dying  (Pocket, 1974.)


Baroness #2.


                The Nazi party is alive and well and living in Brazil where they have developed a secret plot to make themselves master of the world.  Enter a sexy secret agent who foils them in the nick of time.


Ecstasy Connection, The  (Pocket, 1974.)


Baroness #1.


                Marginal, mildly sexy thriller about a beautiful secret agent pitted against drug lords from Hong Kong who have developed a new drug that stimulates the pleasure centers.


Flicker of Doom  (Pocket, 1974.)


Baroness #7.


                A renegade Spanish aristocrat and a brilliant but warped scientist have hatched a plan to seize control of the world.  Can the Baroness avoid their lewd advances and evil henchmen in time?  You bet she can.


Hard-core Murder  (Pocket, 1974.)


Baroness #4.


                Marginal piece pitting a super spy against a pornography ring that has information which could cause the US government to fall.


Operation Doomsday  (Pocket, 1974.)


Baroness #5.


                The Baroness is sent to prevent Russian agents from opening a capsule fallen from space, because it contains a deadly virus that could wipe out the entire human race.


Sonic Slave  (Pocket, 1974.)


Baroness #6.


                An Arab dictator has discovered a sonic weapon that could make him master of the world, so a sexy super spy is sent to penetrate his palace and neutralize the threat.




Born of the Night  (Pinnacle, 1996.)


A woman is kidnapped by rebels on a far planet and discovers romance.


Paradise City  (Leisure, 1994.)


A star pilot hires a woman as his engineer and falls in love with her.




Ersatz Nation  (Big Engine, 2002.)


                A spy mission inside a supposedly benevolent future superstate.




When Smuts Goes  (African Bookman, 1947.)


                Fictional future of South Africa.




Orgy  (, 1986.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


KERN, GREGORY  (Pseudonym of E.C. Tubb, whom see.)


Beyond the Galactic Lens  (DAW, 1975.)


Cap Kennedy #16.


                An evil super villain kidnaps one of Kennedyís friends and leads him on a wild chase through the outskirts of the inhabited galaxy.


Earth Enslaved  (DAW, 1974.)


Cap Kennedy #9.


                An artificially created black hole is moving on a collision course toward Earth, and in order to save the world Cap Kennedy travels inside it, and discovers the secret of its origin.


Eater of Worlds, The  (DAW, 1974.)


Cap Kennedy #8.


                The ruins of an ancient civilization on a desolate world conceal a terrible secret which could be exploited by the enemies of the human race, unless Cap Kennedy and his crew can prevent them from stealing its hidden treasures.


Enemy Within My Skull  (DAW, 1974.)


Cap Kennedy #4.


                An agent from Earth must prevent a race of unfriendly aliens from providing a new technology which unleashes primitive fears and desires in the human psyche, and which could be used as a weapon to cause chaos on human colony worlds.


Galactiad, The  (DAW, 1983.)


Cap Kennedy #17.


                An extra-galactic race forces a variety of races, including humans, to participate in competitive sports activities, with the losers having their entire races wiped out.


Galaxy of the Lost  (DAW, 1973, Mews, 1976.)


Cap Kennedy #1.


                The protagonist is a sort of free lance spy, sanctioned by the government of human controlled space, with great latitude to pick his own assignments.  In the opening volume, he investigates an anomaly in space, which turns out to be a gateway to another universe.


Genetic Buccaneer, The  (DAW, 1974.)


Cap Kennedy #12.


                An old enemy returns, this time using genetic engineering to design a race of superhuman soldiers with which he plans to seize control of the human empire.


Gholan Gate, The  (DAW, 1974.)


Cap Kennedy #7.


                A human agent suspects the veracity of stories that a gateway between universes will bring you to a wondrous paradise where all your wishes will be fulfilled and, surprise, heís justified in his suspicions.


Ghosts of Epidoris, The  (DAW, 1975.)


Cap Kennedy #14.


                Kennedy travels to a remote world where it appears that ghosts and other supernatural monsters really do walk the night, and there he discovers the daughter of his old enemy.


Jewel of Jarhen  (DAW, 1974, Mews, 1976.)


Cap Kennedy #5.


                Kennedyís associates must solve the problem of recently discovered alien technologies and their effect on the balance of power, while their fearless leader is in a coma with his mind projected countless millennia into the past.


Mimics of Dephene  (DAW, 1975.)


Cap Kennedy #15.


                Agents from Terra visit a world of shapechangers, where they discover that the unique abilities of these creatures present an imminent danger to the entire galaxy.


Monster of Metelaze  (DAW, 1973.)


Cap Kennedy #3.


                A minor world within the Terran empire begins to make warmongering noises, and rumor has it that they have discovered a cache of advanced weaponry from a previous alien civilization that once dominated the galaxy.


Planet of Dread  (DAW, 1974.)


Cap Kennedy #10.


                Kennedy has to take part in an elaborate but deadly role playing game in order to infiltrate a planet and sever the bonds between its dictator and a super villain who has the ability to control the minds of others.


Seetee Alert!  (DAW, 1974, Mews, 1976.)


Cap Kennedy #6.


                Kennedy discovers a cluster of contraterrine matter drifting through space, and realizes that disaster lies ahead because it is on a direct path for the inhabited galaxy.


Slave Ship from Sergan  (DAW, 1973, Mews, 1976.)


Cap Kennedy #2.


                Two alien races join forces in order to enslave hapless humans whom they kidnap from spaceships and remote planets, until a secret agent from Earth brings the truth to light and brings the slave trade to an end.


Spawn of Laban  (DAW, 1974.)


Cap Kennedy #11.


                Agents from the Terran empire visit a planetwide hunting preserve in order to uncover a mysterious plot to undermine the government.


World Aflame, A  (DAW, 1974.)


Cap Kennedy #13.


                A less than enlightened human colony world discovers a cache of alien technology from millennia past, including a power source that could make the planetís ruler a powerful force in the galaxy, if she doesnít destroy her own planet first.




Dumpling, The  (Cassell, 1906.)


                England undergoes a revolution.


Red Peril, The  (Hurst & Blackett, 1908.)


                Future war between Germany and England.


World Without a Child, A  (Hodder, 1905.)


                Mild dystopian novel.




Blueprint  (Lerner, 1999.)


                The clone of a famous concert pianist becomes embittered when she realizes that she exists only as a strange kind of immortality for her originator.  Odd, since normal childbearing is in many ways the same thing.


KERNS, DANIEL R.  (Pseudonym of Jacqueline Lichtenberg, whom see.)


Border Dispute  (Ace, 1994.)


Indiw #2.


                An alien soldier returns to his home world where he indulges in the usual violence of his race against the invaders of his home.


Hero  (Ace, 1993.)


Indiw #1.


                An alien soldier is rescued by humans and made into a star pilot for their joint war against a third race.  When he performs with unusual heroism, they attempt to reward him and instead brand him as an outcast to his own people.




Space: A Mirage  (Grant, 1913.)


                Not seen.




Two Young Inventors: The Story of a Flying Boat  (Lee & Shepard, 1904.)


                Two youngsters invent the contraption of the title.




Under the Influence  (Lippincott, 1953, Joseph, 1953, Pan, 1958, Berkley, 1961.)


                Humorous novel about a man who has the ability to read the minds of others, but only when heís drunk.  The precondition gets him into a variety of amusing situations.


KERR, KATHARINE  (See also collaborations which follow.)


Freezeframes  (Harper, 1994, Tor, 1995.)


                Collection of related stories.


Polar City Blues  (Bantam, 1990, Grafton, 1991.)


Polar City #1.


                A cashiered spacewoman suspects that there are connections between a mysterious plague, an alien artifact, and the murder of an alien ambassador.  Unless she solves the mystery in time, an interstellar war may erupt.


Resurrection  (Bantam, 1992, Pulphouse, 1992.)


                A woman tries to put her new life together after she dies in a crash and is reborn thanks to modern technology.


Snare  (Tor, 2003.)


                On a planet inadvertently colonized by followers of Islam and others who were not, a new prophet has risen and has called for a holy war.




Polar City Nightmare  (Gollancz, 2000, Millennium, 2001.)


Polar City #2.


                A murder and the smuggling of an invaluable artifact cause complications as humans try to ally themselves with one of several contending alien races.




Palace  (Bantam, 1996, HarperCollins, 1996.)


Palace #1.


                The sequel was written by Kreighbaum alone.  A decadent city on a distant world is the setting for intrigue involving mysterious powers, secret technologies, and the lust for power.


KERR, MICHAEL  (Pseudonym of Robert Hoskins, whom see.)


Island of Dr. Moreau, The  (Scholastic, 1978.)


                Adaptation of the H.G. Wells novel to tie in with the film release.


KERR, PHILIP  (Writes Fantasy as P.B. Kerr.)


Philosophical Investigation, A  (Farrar Strauss Giroux, 1992, Plume, ?)


                A man who discovers he fits the psychological profile to become one of the many serial killers plaguing London breaks into the computer banks to delete his name.  But he also copies a list of the prospective killers and begins preying on them.


Second Angel, The  ( Orion, 1998, Holt, 1999, Pocket, 2000.)


                A virus threatens to wipe out most of the US, and fresh blood supplies are so precious they are kept on the moon.  But when the designer of the security system needs some for his own daughter, havoc ensues.




Brighton Monster and Others, The  (Heinemann, 1953.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Great Wash, The.  (See The Secret Masters.)


Men Without Bones  (Paperback Library, 1962.  Heinemann, 1955, WDL, 1960.  Both these editions have substantially more stories.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Nightshades and Damnations  (Gold Medal, 1968.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


On an Odd Note  (Ballantine, 1958.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Secret Masters, The  (Ballantine, 1953.  Curtis, 1952, Heinemann, 1953, as The Great Wash.  Magazine title Mystery of the Third Compartment.)


                Two men investigate a series of odd events and uncover a handful of men who are, from a secret base, plotting to rule the entire world.




Sailor Song  (Viking, 1992.)


                In a world recovering from a nuclear war, a film crew comes to an Inuit village to make a movie, and its presence alters that community irrevocably.


KESHISHIAN, JOHN M.  (See collaboration with Jacob Hay.)


KESSEL, JOHN  (See also collaboration with James Patrick Kelly.)


Another Orphan  (Tor, 1989, bound with Enemy Mine by Barry B. Longyear.)


                Long story rather than a novel about a man who finds himself trapped in Moby Dick.


Baum Plan for Financial Independence and Other Stories, The  (Small Beer, 2008.)


Collection of mostly unrelated stories.


Corrupting Dr. Nice  (Tor, 1997, Millennium, 1999.)


                Time travel comedy about con men, a young dinosaur smuggled through time, and the assassination of Julius Caesar.  Great scene with the dinosaur in a hotel room.


Good News from Outer Space  (Tor, 1989, Grafton, 1991, Orb, 1995.)


                Satiric novel of the revelation of the imminent end of the world.  Or is it?  A reporter suspects that an evangelists claims about alien visitors may be true.


Meeting in Infinity  (Arkham House, 1992.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Pure Product, The  (Tor, 1997.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.




Black and White  (Ballantine, 2009.)


Superheroes #1.


Two former friends with superpowers become enemies.


Shades of Gray  (Ballantine, 2010.)


Superheroes #2.


Civil war among the superheroes.




Awakening Water, The  (Knight, 1977, Chatto & Windus, 1977.)


                Not seen. 


Pale Invaders, The  (Knight, 1974, Chatto & Windust, 1974.)


                Not seen.  Set following a nuclear war.




Ladies Night  (Silver Salamander, 1998.)


                A chemical warfare weapon is inadvertently released in a small town and precipitates a violent war between the genders.


KETTLE, LEROY  (See collaborations with John Brosnan as Harry Adam Knight and as Simon Ian Childer.)




Day of the Women, The  (Leslie Frewin, 1969.)


                Not seen.  Sex roles are reversed throughout the world.




Listening In  (Scholastic, 1979.)


                Aliens use an experimental chimp to communicate with human beings.




Bolts - A Robot Dog  (Westminster, 1966.)


Robot #3.


                A robot pet saves the day when a voyage through space runs into trouble.  For younger readers.


Case of the Vanishing Boy, The  (Archway, 1979.)


                A young boy with amnesia is befriended by a girl who helps him discover that he has the ability to teleport.  Unfortunately, they fail to keep his talent a secret, and a villainous scientist tries to kidnap them both.


Escape to Witch Mountain  (Westminster, 1968, Archway, 1973.)


Witch Mountain #1.


                Two alien children who have forgotten their heritage are on the run from the authorities, who want to study them, and the local people, who fear their strangeness and intend to kill them.


Flight to the Lonesome Place  (Westminster, 1971.)


                A mathematic genius is pursued across space.


Forgotten Door, The  (Westminster, 1965, Scholastic, 1968.)


                An alien child is stranded on Earth, his appearance human but he can read minds and communicate with animals, even though he has lost his memory.


Golden Enemy, The  (Westminster, 1969.)


                In a future where violence has been forgotten, a mutant creature appears with the ability to kill.


Incredible Tide, The  (Westminster, 1970.)


                A terrible disaster has swept most of the people from Conanís world, and now he struggles to survive in the aftermath in which a fascist group is attempting to exert its authority over everyone else.


Jagger, the Dog from Elsewhere  (Westminster, 1976.)


                Not seen.


Preposterous Adventures of Swimmer, The  (Westminster, 1973.)


                Not seen.


Return from Witch Mountain  (Pocket, 1978, based on the screenplay by Malcolm Marmorstein.)


Witch Mountain #2.


                Two alien children trapped on Earth must escape a variety of enemies and find a way to return to their own people.


Rivets and Sprockets  (Westminster, 1964.)


Robot #2.


                Not seen.  A robot story.


Sprockets - A Little Robot  (Westminster, 1963.)


Robot #1.


                Not seen.




Mars Mountain  (Fantasy Publications, 1934.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.




Cat from Outer Space, The  (Pocket, 1978.)


                An intelligent cat with telepathic powers is trapped on Earth and has to find a way to escape before he is captured by the human race.




Contaminated Man, The.  (See The Touch.)


Flowers for Algernon  (Harcourt Brace, 1966, Cassell, 1966, Bantam, 1967, Pan, 1968, Millennium, 1999, Easton, ?, Gollancz, 2006.)


                A new discovery allows scientists to artificially stimulate the mind of a retarded man, who becomes brilliant and eventually learns that his improvement is temporary, and that he will soon revert to his old self.


Touch, The  (Harcourt, 1968, Bantam, 1970.  (?, 1977, as The Contaminated Man.)


                Marginal story about a pregnant woman who discovers she has been exposed to atomic radiation and may be carrying a mutant child.


KEYES, GREG  (See also J. Gregory Keyes. Also writes Fantasy.)


Conquest  (Del Rey, 2001.)


A Star Wars novel.


                An expedition must be mounted to rescue the complement of the new Jedi training academy when a hostile force threatens to kill them all.


Crucible (Titan, 2016.)


An Independence Day novel.


Humanity battles stranded alien soldiers and adopts their technology.


Final Prophecy, The  ?


Footsteps in the Sky (Open Road, 2015.)




Godzilla: King of the Monsters (Titan, 2019, based on the screenplay by Michael Dougherty and Zack Shields.)


Godzilla and Mothra battle Ghidorah and Rodan.


Godzilla vs Kong (Titan, 2021, based on the screenplay by Eric Pearson & Max Borenstern.)


The two giant monsters square off.


KEYES, J. GREGORY  (See also Greg Keyes.)


Dark Genesis  (Del Rey, 1998.)


A Babylon 5 novel.


                A prequel to the television series, in which the rise of telepaths among ordinary humans causes great consternation.  The government establishes the PsiCorps, ostensibly to regulate the mutants, but actually to build a political power base.


Deadly Relations  (Del Rey, 1999.)


A Babylon 5 novel.


                Young Al Bester is raised by the Psi Corps where he achieves his ambition of becoming a Psi Cop even though his enthusiasm gets him into hot water early in his career.  Eventually he becomes an effective, though secretly bitter man, who never overcomes his inability to deal with other people on an emotional level.


Final Reckoning  (Del Rey, 1999.)


A Babylon 5 Novel.


                Bester and others have caused the telepaths to split into two groups, and their battle raged unchecked until the government intervenes.  Now the authorities are determined to hunt down Bester and bring him to justice.




Battle of Disneyland, The  (Star, 1974, Allen, 1974.)


                Satiric look at a riot in a futuristic Disneyland.


Second Coming, The  (Allen, 1979.)


                Not seen.




Strange War  (Age of Aces, 2011.)


 Collection of related stories about fantastic elements during World War I.




Intergalactic Orgy  (See Pleasure Planet as by Edward George.)




Falling Sky (Pyr, 2014.)


Zombie #1.


A plague transforms much of the human race.


Raining Fire (Pyr, 2017.)


Zombie #3.


A man tries to find a new life following a zombie outbreak.


Rising Tide (Pyr, 2015.)


Zombie #2.


A disease that turns people into zombies mutates.




Fallen Star  (Comet Press, 1959.)


                Not seen.




Last of Her Name (Scholastic, 2019.)


A young woman is the only heir to a rebellious interstellar empire.


Vitro (Razorbill, 2014.)


Scientists raise children with unusual physical attributes.


KIDD, KATHRYN H.  (See collaboration with Orson Scott Card.)


KIERNAN, CAITLIN  (Also writes Horror.)


A Is for Alien  (Subterranean, 2009.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Dry Salvages, The  (Subterranean, 2004.)


                Explorers on a new planet are driven insane by what they find.




Brother Jonathan  (Ace, 1985.)


                A remarkable device is found that allows people to communicate with animals.  A corrupt corporation plans to use it to quietly achieve global domination, but a man and his animal friends instead find a way to establish it as humanityís key to the stars.


Empire of Time, The  (Del Rey, 1978, Legend, 1988.)


Chronoplane Wars #1.


                A team of time traveling agents is desperately altering the course of human history to try to find a way to avert the death of the human race, which is coming only a generation in their real time future.


Eyas  (Bantam, 1982, McClelland & Stewart, 1982, Del Rey, 1989.)


                In a far future Earth, the creatures of modern legends actually exist, thanks to genetic engineering, and their are also intelligences that function like gods and manipulate the lives of ordinary mortals.


Fall of the Republic, The  (Del Rey, 1987, Legend, 1987.)


Chronoplane Wars #2..


                More maneuvering by time travelers to try to prevent the extermination of the human race by changing the course of history.


Gryphon  (Del Rey, 1989.)


                Contact with alien races has given humanity unparalleled technological toys as well as immortality, but things change when another alien species invades the solar system and forbids humans from leaving it.


Icequake  (Bantam, 1979, Douglas & McIntyre, 1979, Futura, 1979.)


Icequake #1.


                A rash of solar flares brings a halt to all electronic communication and most other sophisticated machines.  As the world struggles not to collapse into barbarism, a handful of scientists trapped in Antarctica attempt to find a way to return to warmer regions.


Lifter  (Ace, 1986.)


                A teenager discovers the power of levitation and quickly attracts more attention than he really wanted.


Rogue Emperor  (Del Rey, 1988.)


Chronoplane Wars #3.


                A time agent is sent to investigate the assassination of a Roman emperor with an antitank missile, part of an elaborate plot to change history to the benefit of the assassins.


Tsunami  (Douglas & McIntyre, 1983, Bantam, 1984.)


Icequake #2.


                The thinning of the ozone layer has driven people indoors, and now a catastrophe in the Antarctic has caused an enormous tidal wave to strike the Pacific Basin, destroying much of the west coast of the US and leaving the survivors to battle for food and shelter.


Wonders, Inc.  (Parnassus, 1968.)


                Not seen.  For younger readers.




Ten Million Dollar Golf Ball, The  (Morrow, 1986).


                A golf enthusiast invests a fortune to create a golf ball that respond s to his will.




To Ride the Chimera  (Roc, 2007.)


A Battletech Mech Warrior novel.


An interstellar empire totters on the brink of collapse.




Aventine  (Del Rey, 1982.)


                Collection of loosely related stories set on a resort planet.


Bridling Chaos  (Meisha Merlin, 1999.)


                Omnibus of the Janna Brill trilogy.


Deadly Silents  (Del Rey, 1981.)


                Human police officers are brought to an alien world whose natives are telepaths to track down a mysterious killer who apparently can conceal his crime even from those who routinely read his mind.


Doppelganger Gambit, The  (Del Rey, 1979.)


Janna Brill #1.


                A police officer suspects that an apparent suicide was actually a murder, despite the fact that the chief suspect was under computer surveillance for the entire period during which the crime is presumed to have taken place.


Dragonís Teeth  (Questar, 1990.)


Janna Brill #3.


                Brill and her partner are called in to solve the case of a criminal gang that committed its crimes on television, in front of millions of witnesses, but still managed to escape capture.


Libertyís World  (DAW, 1985.)


                Refugees from a dying colony world find what they believe is a new home, only to discover not only that it is already inhabited, but that they are caught between two barbaric tribes who are battling one another, and eating their enemies.


Monitor, the Miners, and the Shree, The  (Del Rey, 1980.)


                What was supposed to be a secret scientific expedition to chart the progress of an intelligent flying species with a stone age culture goes disastrously wrong, with the scientists scattered and the aliens revealing more prowess than they expected.


Spider Play  (Questar, 1986.)


Janna Brill #2.


                Two police officers are investigating a strange murder and discover that it is linked to a corporation which is in the process of building an enormous space station in orbit around the Earth.  The victim may have known too much about the secret agenda of the project.


Voice Out of Ramah, A  (Del Rey, 1979.)


                The inhabitants of a lost colony are resigned to the presence of a virus that routinely kills much of the young male population until a visitor from Earth begins asking questions and some suspect that the deaths are not entirely random.




Sunsmoke  (Ace, 1985.)


                An immense layer of smog somehow congeals into a living creature that takes conscious action against the human race until scientists find a way to create another artificial creature to destroy the monster.




Abandonati  (Unwin, 1988.)


                Life among the poorest class of humans after all of the rich and talented have journeyed to the stars..


Cloudrock  (Unwin, 1988.)


                Adventures in a pocket universe.


Electric Kid, The  (Orchard, 1994, Corgi, 1994, Avon Flare, 1997.)


                Two youngsters with extraordinary talents are shanghaied by an ambitious villain, but eventually they use their psi abilities to outsmart him and regain their freedom.


Gemini God  (Faber, 1981, Penguin, 1982.)


                On a future Earth with a declining population, a desperate effort is made to forge an empathic communication system using twins so that human culture can be stimulated by discoveries on an inhabited alien world.


In Solitary  (Faber, 1977, Avon, 1970, Penguin, ?)


                On an Earth that has been conquered by winged alien invaders, humans are allowed to breed only under controlled conditions, until two rebels decide to remain together, escape their masters, and change the destiny of the human race.


In the Country of the Tattooed Man  (Grafton, 1993.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


In the Hollow of the Deep Sea Wave  (Bodley Head, 1989.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Night of Kadar, The    (Faber, 1978, Penguin, ?, Avon, 1980.)


                A seed ship raises human embryos to populate a new world, but the program to implant memories of Earth and its technology is sabotaged by an alien force, and the colonists are left to invent their own culture.


Omnibus (Gollancz, 2014.)


Omnibus of The Roof of Voyaging, The Princely Flower, Land-of-Mists.


Songbirds of Pain, The  (Gollancz, 1984.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Split Second  (Faber, 1979, Penguin, 1981, Questar, 1985.)


                The son of an archaeologist gets into trouble when his fatherís hologram generating machine somehow links his mind with that of a young neanderthal from thousands of years in the past.


Theater of Timesmiths  (Gollancz, 1984, Questar, 1986, Unwin, 1987.)


                Two brave souls team up in an enclosed city of the future to outsmart and undermine the organic computer that controls their entire civilization.


Trivial Tales  (Birmingham SF Group, 1988.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.




Wasteland (Harper, 2014.)


A post apocalyptic dystopian society.




Scanners II: The New Order  (Warner, 1991, based on the screenplay by B.J. Nelson.)


                An ambitious man tries to organize an army of drugged scanners and use their dangerous psi powers to make himself the ruler of the world.


KIMBERLY, GAIL  (See also Dayle Courtney.)


Flyer  (Popular Library, 1975.)


                The human race has split into three branches in the far future, one living in the sea, one on the land, and the last in the mountains, from which they fly into the sky.  An outcast flyer sets out to discover the reason why the race has become fragmented, and discovers a way to get the three separate strains reunited.


Star Jewel  (Sprint, 1979.)


                A valuable jewel gets two youngsters into trouble on another planet.




Fire Sanctuary  (Questar, 1986.)


Nuala #1.


                A barely inhabitable colony world located on the border between two rival interstellar empires is caught up in their conflict, with results which may end their freedom or perhaps even their lives, unless they can find some warriors from outside to help defend their independence.


Fires of Nuala  (Questar, 1988.)


Nuala #2.


                The colonists on Nuala can only survive as a culture if they intermarry regularly with offworlders, because radiation levels on their world have an adverse effect on fertility.  Then someone murders nearly all the members of a leading family of that world, apparently in an attempt to exterminate their line altogether.


Hidden Fires  (Questar, 1991.)


Nuala #3.


                This time Nualaís problems are home grown as the rivalry between two powerful clans reaches unprecedented levels, threatening to plunge the entire planet into war.


KINCAID, ROBIN  (See collaborations with Andrew Offutt as John Cleve.)


KING, ALBERT  (See Mark Bannon, Paul Conrad, Floyd Gibson, Scott Howell, Paul Muller, and Christopher King.)


KING, BRUCE  (See Mark Grant.)


KING, CHRISTOPHER  (Pseudonym of Albert King.  See also Mark Bannon, Paul Conrad, Floyd Gibson, Paul Muller, and Scott Howell.)


Operation Mora  (Hale, 1974.)


                Not seen.


World of Jonah Klee, The  (Hale, 1976.)


                Not seen.




Killtest  (Arrow, 1978.)


                Organized crime brings back gladiatorial games in the US and a crack agent is sent to break up the operation in this marginal thriller.


KING, HAROLD  (See also Brian Harris.)


Paradigm Red.  (See Red Alert.)


Red Alert  (Pocket, 1977.  Bobbs Merrill, 1975, as Paradigm Red.)


                A psychotic man with a grudge sabotages a nuclear plant, which seems destined to melt down and cause an unprecedented disaster.


KING, JOHN  (Pseudonym of Ernest McKeag.  See also Jack Maxwell.)


Shuna and the Lost Tribe  (Harborough, 1951.)


Shuna #2.


                An asteroid strike breaks part of the Earth free as a separate planet, and the protagonist faces strange creatures from another world.


Shuna, White Queen of the Jungle  (Harborough, 1951.)


Shuna #1.


                Discovery of a lost civilization in South America.




Bruno Lipschitz and the Disciples of Dogma  (Gollancz, 1976.)


                Not seen.  An alien invasion.


KING, PAULA  (See also Paula Downing and P.K. McAllister.)


Mad Royís Light  (Baen, 1990.)


                A female shipís captain working within a multi-racial trading guild discovers a secret that pits her loyalty to the guild against her loyalty to the human race.


Rinnís Star  (Del Rey, 1990.) CHECK AUTHOR CREDIT






Quantum July, The  (Delacorte, 2007.)


A young boy discovers that he can affect the structure of reality.


KING, STEPHEN  (See also Richard Bachman.)


11/22/63  (Scribner, 2011.)


A man travels back through time to prevent the assassination of John F. Kennedy.


Bachman Books, The  (New American Library, 1985, Hodder, 1986.)


                Omnibus of The Long Walk, The Running Man, Rage, and Roadwork.  The last two are not SF.


Carrie  (Doubleday, 1974, New English Library, 1974, Signet, 1975.)


                A teenager with telekinetic powers and a religious fanatic mother is tormented by some of her fellow students, and eventually indulges in an orgy of revenge during a school dance.


Cell  (Scribner, 2006.)


                 Terrorists turn all cellphone users into zombies, but they mutate into a telepathic mass mind.


Dead Zone, The  (Viking, 1979, Macdonald, 1979, Signet, 1980, Futura, 1980, Ulversoft, 1983, Plume, 1991, Easton, ?)


                After waking from a multi-year coma, the protagonist discovers that he has developed precognitive powers and knows that a minor politician will eventually become President and initiate a nuclear war.  He decides to assassinate him in order to save the world.


Desperation  (Dutton, 1996, Signet, 1997.)


                An alien influences a local sheriff, turning him into a brutal killer who butchers an entire town, then begins slaughtering people who drive past on the highway.


Dreamcatcher  (Scribners, 2001, Hodder, 2001, Pocket, 2001, New English Library, 2002.)


                A spaceship full of intelligent fungus from another planet crashes in Maine and begins to infect the local population.  The opposition consists of a maniacal military officer and four friends who have vague telepathic powers.


Firestarter  (Viking, 1980, Futura, 1980, Phantasia, 1980, Signet, 1981, Plume, 1994.)


                A young child who can start fires with her mind is chased by the government, which wants to study her for possible military applications.  She is protected by her father, and menaced by a government agent who is actually a psychopath determined to kill her.


From a Buick 8  (Hodder, 2002, Scribner, 2002.)


                A state police troop acts as guardian of a thing that looks like a car but which is actually a gateway to another universe.


Institute, The (Scribner, 2019.)


A secret project uses psi powered children to kill selected people.


It  (Viking, 1986, Hodder, 1986, Signet, 1987.)


                As children, they defeated an alien creature, and as adults, they have managed to forget its existence.  But it hasnít forgotten them and now they must reunite to fight the old battle again, stripped of the advantages they enjoyed as children.


Stand, The   (Doubleday, 1978, New English Library, 1979, Signet, 1980.  Doubleday, 1990, Hodder, 1990, have a large amount of restored text.)


                A blend of supernatural and SF as a demonic figure stalks the ruins of North America after the country is devastated by a plague.  Opposed to him is a group led by a woman with psychic visions.


Tommyknockers, The  (Putnam, 1987, Signet, 1988, Hodder, 1988, New English Library, 1989.)


                A small community is troubled by an alien spaceship, buried under the ground for ages, now slowly coming back to life.  It mentally and physically alters the people in the area, changing them into semblances of its former crewmembers.


Under the Dome  (Scribners, 2009.)


A small town in Maine is isolated under an invisible and impenetrable dome.




Cum Puterized Sex  (Windsor House, 1971.)


                Pornography set in the future.


KING, T. JACKSON  (See also collaboration with A.C. Crispin.)


Retread Shop  (Popular Library, 1988.)


                An ambitious human is determined to become the first human trader allowed to set up shop in an alien bizarre set on a major crossroad world.  But to do so, he must first survive a series of harrowing adventures on various planets.


KING, VINCENT  (Pseudonym of Rex Vinson.)


Another End  (Ballantine, 1971.)


                The pilot of a complex space probe from Earth cannot die, even though he has committed suicide many times.  The ship has the ability to bring his consciousness back from the dead, because it is totally devoted to its mission of exploration, even if it no longer has any purpose.


Candy Man  (Ballantine, 1971, Gollancz, 1971.)


                A man with no true recollection of his past survives in a repressive future by betraying others to the authorities, until he encounters one individual who teaches him the truth about himself.


Light a Last Candle  (Ballantine, 1969, Rapp & Whiting, 1970.)


                An alien race has changed the Earthís axis and meddled with human protoplasm so that a wide variety of mutations co-exist in the primitive society that arises in the aftermath of their arrival.


Timesnake and Superclown  (Orbit, 1976.)


                A superhuman creature that watches over the borderlines between worlds is a casual observer of the human race until he realizes their destiny.


KING, WILLIAM  (Also writes Fantasy.)


Fall of Macharius, The (Black Library, 2015.)


A Warhammer novel.


Military SF.


Grey Hunter  (Black Library, 2002.)


A Warhammer novel.


                A group of space marines battles its way across the stars to retrieve a valuable artifact.


Ragnarís Claw


Space Wolf  (Black Library, 2000.)


A Warhammer novel.


                A young trainee in the Space Marines finds himself tested to the maximum when alien invaders menace the colony on the planet Fenris.


Space Wolf: The First Omnibus  (Black Library, 2007.)


                Omnibus of Space Wolf, Ragnarís Claw, and Grey Hunter.


Wolfblade  (Black Library, 2003.)


A Warhammer novel.


                A mercenary gets involved in an assassination plot that threatens to cause an interstellar incident.




Fly Envious Time  (Peter Davies, 1944.)


                In the near future, sexual equality is followed closely by a new world war.




Men of Destiny.  (See Moment of No Return.)


Moment of No Return  (Ballantine, 1961.  K-H Services, 1960, as Men of Destiny.)


                A crisis in Berlin causes the Soviet Union and the US to prepare for nuclear warfare.




Courtship Rite  (Pocket, 1983.  Panther, 1984, as Geta.)


                An upcoming marriage is the focus of this detail rich novel about a colony world that has evolved a unique culture of cannibalism because of the shortage of food on their adopted home.


Geta.  (See Courtship Rite.)


Moon Goddess and the Son, The  (Baen, 1986, Grafton, 1988.)


                Complex near future novel involving the construction of a Soviet space station, international tensions, the space program in general, and other conflicts.


Psychohistorical Crisis  (Tor, 2001.)


                Set in the universe of Isaac Asimovís ďFoundationĒ series, this features the career of a man who commits a crime so bad that he is punished by being deprived of his permanent link to the information network.




Dawnís Delay, The  (Mathews, 1924, Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1948.)


                The end of the world.


KINGSTON, JEREMY  (Pseudonym of John Gregory Betancourt, whom see.)


Caesar's Time Legions




KINLEY, GEORGE  (Pseudonym of Edmund Cooper, whom see.)


Ferry Rocket  (Curtis Warren, 1954.)


                Not seen.




Slaadikaar War, The  (Writers Club, 200.)


                Complicated story of an interstellar war.




New Dominion, The  (Griffiths, 1908.)


                Future war between the US and Japan.


Shadow of Glory, The  (Alston Rivers, 1910.)


                Future war.




Kiplingís Science Fiction.  (See The Science Fiction Stories of Rudyard Kipling.)


Science Fiction Stories of Rudyard Kipling, The  (Citadel, 1994.  Tor, 1992, as Kiplingís Science Fiction.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Shadow of Glory, The  (Alston Rivers, 1910.)


                Marginal near future military adventure.


KIPPAX, JOHN  (Pseudonym of John Hynam.)


Where No Stars Guide  (Pan, 1975.)


Space Corps #4.


                Not seen.




Neutral Stars, The  (Ballantine, 1973, Pan, 1975.)


Space Corps #3.


                An entrepreneur is experimenting with a star drive that will make current technology obsolete, but the Space Corps suspects that he has an ulterior motive.


Seed of Stars  (Ballantine, 1972, Pan, 1974.)


Space Corps #2.


                The Space Corps is charged with ensuring that human colonies are sufficiently self sufficient before they declare independence.  But the would be rulers of one colony are determined to pass that test, even if it means falsifying evidence and endangering everyone in the colony.


Thunder of Stars, A  (Macdonald, 1968, Ballantine, 1970.)


Space Corps #1.


                An interstellar security organization must respond to a colony ship whose nuclear reactors have malfunctioned, threatening an explosion that will kill everyone aboard.


KIRBY, MATTHEW J.  (Also writes Fantasy.)


Spell Robbers (Scholastic, 2014.)


Quantum League #1.


Kids experiment with the ability to change reality.




Dangerous Nature  (Zebra, 1993.)


                Animal rights activists free some experimental animals who have been experimented upon to induce tissue regeneration, and now they are turning into more than normal creatures who prey on human beings.


Deadly Breed  (Zebra, 1991.)


                A secret government project is developing hybrid animals that can serve as soldiers.  Unfortunately, continued refinements allow them to experience emotions like hatred and the desire for vengeance and eventually the creations turn on their makers.




Iapetus  (Ace, 1993.)


                A private detective who made too many detectives on Earth sets out for a colony of telepaths in the moons of Saturn, and there discovers that even with their gift, they have a use for a private eye.




Light on Quests Mountain  (TSR, 1983.)


An Endless Quest book.


Multi-path game book set in the aftermath of a nuclear war.




Gale of the Worlds  (Cassell, 1948.)


                Not seen.


KIRK, PHILIP  (Pseudonym of Leonard Levinson.)


Killer Satellites  (Leisure, 1980.)


                Not seen.


Killer Virus  (Leisure, 1983.)


                Not seen.


Laser Shuttle, The  (Leisure, 1982.)


                Not seen.


KIRKLAND, DR. JAMES I  (See collaboration with Diane Carey.)




No One Will Escape.  (See The Seventh Day.)


Seventh Day, The   Doubleday, 1959, Ace, 1960,  Pyramid, 1965. Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1959, WDL, 1960, as No One Will Escape.)


                Detailed account of the last few days before a nuclear war erupts which ultimately wipes out the entire human race.




Book of the Monk  (Pulpless, 1999.)


                A futuristic martial arts story.




Devilís Drainpipe, The  (Synapse-Centurion, 1993.)


                Satiric look at the near future and the effect pollution has on the Earth.


Space Sex  (Synapse-Centurion, 1995.)


                A researcher from an alien planet comes to Earth secretly to study sex, but loses her memory in the process and gets involved with Hollywood and lots of sex.


KJELGAARD, JIM  (See also collaboration with David Drake)


Fire Hunter  (Holiday House, 1951, Scholastic, 1969.)


                A novel of prehistory.


KLAINER, JO-ANN & KLAINER, ALBERT S.  (See also L.T. Peters.)


Judas Gene, The  (Marek, 1980.)


                Not seen.




Cry of the Onlies, The  (Pocket, 1989.)


A Star Trek novel.


Kirk is sent to determine whether a planet deep in the throes of a revolutionary war should remain a part of the Federation.  His mission is endangered when rebels steal a Starfleet ship and use it to destroy a government vessel, and throwing the blame on the Federation.




Flight of the Golden Harpy (Tor, 2014.)


A woman believes the inhabitants of an alien planet may be intelligent.




Alien Secrets  (Delacorte, 1993, Dell Laurel, 1999.)


                A human girl en route home aboard a starship befriends a fellow passenger and agrees to help him recover an artifact stolen from him by someone on board.




Agents of Insight  (Tor, 1986.)


                In the aftermath of a devastating war, the world is recovering, but countries spy on one another using elite groups of telepathic agents.  Then, suddenly, someone is conducting an effective campaign against the telepaths, and upsetting the balance of power.




Hunting Down Amanda  (Morrow, 1999.)


                A child develops psi powers after taking an experimental drug, and the drug company is determined to hunt her down.


KALVAN, LAURENCE  (See collaboration with Susan Kim.)




Kraven's Last Hunt (Marvel, 2014.)


A Spiderman novel.






Last Day, The  (Warner, 1997.)


                On the eve of the millennium, a new religion sweeps the world, bringing an end to all wars and terrorist activities, after a high technology spy thriller. 




Embryo  (Doubleday, 1980, Popular Library, 1981.)


                An infertile womanís dream of being a mother finally seems to be coming true thanks to a groundbreaking experiment, until she begins to notice that the children born to others who undergo the treatment have a peculiar similarity.


Wavelengths  (Doubleday, 1982, Jove, 1984.)


                A clinic that seems to have an unusually high rate of success in getting estranged couples back together is covering up a secret program using drugs and other experimental techniques in this marginal thriller.




If Israel Lost the War  (Coward-McCann, 1969.)


                Uchronia in which Israel was defeated by the Arab coalition.




Day Before Tomorrow, The  (DAW, 1972, translated from the 1967 French edition by P.J. Sokolowski.)


                The government of an interstellar empire maintains order by using a time machine in which to go back and alter the history of any planet that becomes a menace.  But the latest mission is attacked, leading to the conclusion that someone else has mastered the art of time travel.


Mote in Timeís Eye, The  (DAW, 1975, translated from the 1965 French edition by C.J. Richards.)


                In the very far future, two super empires are engaged in a war for control of the universe, and a super luxury liner among the stars becomes the focus for their final confrontation.


Overlords of War, The  (Doubleday, 1973, DAW, 1974, translated from the 1971 French edition by John Brunner.)


                An agent from Earth is sent to find a way to bring an interstellar war to a favorable end, but he finds that he himself is a pawn in an even greater struggle.


Starmasterís Gambit  (DAW, 1973, translated from the 1958 French edition by C.J. Richards.)


                A human secret agent is sent to deal with a system of automated fortresses on the fringe of human space, built by an alien race that might have existed eons in the past.




Black Hole Affair, The  (Zebra, 1991.)


                A newspaper reporter stumbles onto a government plan to develop a weapons system that could destroy the Soviet Union in a matter of minutes, a device so devastating that its potential for abuse is irresistible.




Halfway Across the Galaxy and Turn Left  (Kestrel, 1986.)


                Not seen.




D.A.R.Y.L.  (Berkley Pacer, 1985, based on the screenplay by David Ambrose, Allan Scott, and Jeffrey Ellis.)


                A robot child is beginning to act so much like a human being that his inventors set out to destroy him, but naturally they donít succeed.




Hard On  (Eros, 1974.)


                Pornography about a cybernetic man.


KLINE, OTIS ADELBERT (See collaborations which follow. Also writes Fantasy.)


Call of the Savage, The.  (See Jan of the Jungle.)


Jan in India  (Fictioneer, 1974.  Magazine version, 1935.)


Jan #2.


                The imitation Tarzan travels to India for more marginal jungle adventures.


Jan of the Jungle  (Ace, ?  Clode, 1937, as The Call of the Savage. Magazine version, 1931. )


Jan #1.


                A boy is raised by an evil scientist and an ape, escapes, then defeats his enemies and discovers the secret of his heritage in this imitation Tarzan novel.  As an adult, he encounters descendants of the citizens of Atlantis.


Maza of the Moon    (McClurg, 1930, Grosset, 1931, Ace, ?.)


                The first missile to the moon results in a barrage against the cities of Earth, so a lone Earthman travels to that small world to try to find out who is responsible and negotiate a cease fire.


Otis Adelbert Kline: A Collection (Pulpville, 2010.)


Collection of unrelated stories, not all of which are science fiction.


Outlaws of Mars, The  (Magazine version, 1933.  Ace, 1961, Avalon, 1961, Paizo, ?.)


Mars #2.


                An Earthman swaps bodies with a Martian warrior just in time to get involved in a war on that barbaric but exotic planet.  The third in the series, The Hunters of Mars, has never been published.


Planet of Peril  (Magazine version, 1930.  McClurg, 1929, Avalon, 1961, Ace, 1963.)


Venus #1.


                A human scientist agrees to switch bodies with a Venusian warrior from the far past, but what was supposed to be a scientific investigation turns out otherwise when he is imprisoned by the despotic ruler of a Venusian kingdom.


Port of Peril, The  (Magazine version, 1932 as Buccaneers of Venus. Grandon, 1949, Ace, 1964 )


Venus #3.


                An Earthman in the body of a Venusian warrior sets out into the wilderness of that planet to rescue a kidnapped princess.


Prince of Peril  (Magazine version, 1930.  McClurg, 1930, Avalon, 1962, Ace, 1963.)


Venus #2.


                In the body of a Venusian prince, an Earthman must battle for his life against insidious enemies who wish to seize power on the jungle planet.


Swordsman of Mars, The  (Magazine version, 1933.  Avalon, 1960, Ace, 1961, Paizo, ?.)


Mars #1.


                An Earthman is transported to Mars, where his skills with a sword serve him well in his battles against monsters and warriors.  The best known rival of Edgar Rice Burroughs.


Tam, Son of the Tiger  (Avalon, 1962.  Magazine version, 1931.)


                Another Tarzan clone, raised by a white tiger, is in Burma just in time to thwart an invasion of the surface world by a race of underground dwellers.




Secret Kingdom, The (Armchair, 2016, bound with Scratch One Asteroid by Willard Hawkins. Magazine appearance 1929.)


 A lost world novel.




Satans of Saturn (Surinam Turtle, 2012.)


Contains the 1940 novel Satans on Saturn plus three short stories.




Jason and the Astronauts  (Carousel, 1981.)


                A romance among the stars is menaced by mysterious forces which seem determined to prevent the couple from remaining together.


Last Galaxy Game, The  (Carousel, 1980.)


                When a non-mutant child is born on Earth, it has repercussions that extend out into a galaxy that had otherwise forgotten that planetís existence.


KNAAK, RICHARD A.  (Also writes Fantasy.)


Climate Changeling (Titan, 2018.)


A Flash novel.


Dutchman (Permuted, 2015.)




KNAPP, JAMES  (See also James K. Decker.)


Element Zero (Roc, 2011.)


Revivors #3.


An evil man uses rationalized zombies in his bid for world power.


Silent Army, The  (Roc, 2010.)


Revivors #2.


Revived dead, intended as laborers, are actually part of a plot to take over the world.


State of Decay  (Roc, 2010.)


Revivors #1.


Futuristic, rationalized zombies.




Quatermass  (Arrow, 1979, Hutchinson, 1979, based on his own screenplay. )


                An elderly Quatermass is intent upon rescuing his granddaughter from the clutches of a millennial cult, but when he attempts to do so, he discovers that a genuine psychic force, directed by an unknown power, is operating on the Earth.


Quatermass and the Pit  (Penguin, 1960, Arrow, 1979.)


                This is the screenplay of the film in which an ancient Martian spaceship is found buried under London, and it activates racial memories which cause rioting and panic throughout the city.


Quatermass Experiment, The  (Penguin, 1959, Arrow, 1979.)


                This is the screenplay of the film in which an astronaut returns to Earth and is slowly transformed into a hideous monster.


Quatermass II  (Penguin, 1960, Arrow,1979.)


                This is the screenplay for the movie about an insidious invasion of Earth by parasites that take control of their human hosts.


KNEBEL, FLETCHER  (See also collaboration which follows.)


Night of Camp David  (Harper & Row, 1965, Literary Guild, 1965, Readersí Digest, 1965, Bantam, 1966.)


                Advisors to the President are appalled when he begins espousing a policy which they clearly believe is lunacy.  How does one go about having the President declared insane, particularly when he is so reasonable about his unreasonable beliefs.


Trespass  (Doubleday, 1969, Pocket, 1970.)


                A nationwide conspiracy of black militants seizes countless white hostages as part of their plan to negotiate a homeland with the federal government.




Seven Days in May  (Harper & Row, 1962, Readersí Digest, 1962, Bantam, 1963, Corgi, 1965.)


Just in the nick of time, members of the US government discover that there is a plot by certain factions of the military to seize control of the country because of their disagreement with the current administrationís foreign policy.,




Autosex  (France Books, 1963.)


                Pornography set in the future.


KNEIFEL, HANS  (The Atlan books are a multi-author series originally published in Germany.)


Pale Country Pursuit  (Ace, 1977, bound with Robot Threat: New York by W.W. Shols.)


Atlan #3.


An immortal has a series of adventures on a world covered with ice.




Sasquatch: Monster of the Northwest Woods  (Belmont Tower, 1977.)


                When several brutal murders are attributed to an abominable snowman, a reclusive man takes his gun and goes out into the forest to hunt him down.




Sex Life of the Gods, The  (Uptown, 1962.)


                Pornography involving space travel.




Guardian  (Berkley, 2009.)


Time Hunters #2.


A time traveling policeman battles a cult.


Jane's Warlord  (?)


A time traveling murderer.


Mercenaries  (Berkley, 2005.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Warlord  (Berkley, 2007.)


Expanded version of Jane's Warlord.


Warrior  (Berkley, 2008.)


Time Hunters #1.


A time traveler tries to rescue a woman in 2008 from another man out of his own time.


KNIGHT, ANNE  (Pseudonym of R.A.V. Salsitz, who writes fantasy under that name.)


Death Storm  (DAW, 1999.)


                A woman and her teenaged son are on the run from the authorities.  She is accused of trying to murder her abusive husband and he possesses a telekinetic power that the government wishes to control.  They are also pursued by a Russian teenager who has similar powers.




A for Anything  (Four Square, 1961, Berkley, 1965, Tor, 1990, Cascade Mountain, 1998.  Zenith, 1959, as The People Maker.)


                The invention of a matter duplicator seems like a solution to all of the evils of the world.  But when nothing has any value because anything can be produced in mass quantities, the only thing worth controlling is human lives, leading to a rebirth of slavery.


Analogue Men  (Berkley, 1962.  Lion, 1955, Banner, 1958, Sphere, 1967, as Hellís Pavement.)


                Humans have devices implanted in their brains which prevent them from doing anything nasty or harmful.  Or at least they do until someone turns up who is free of that compulsion, and discovers once again the meaning of freedom.


Best of Damon Knight, The  (Pocket, 1976, Doubleday, 1976.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Beyond the Barrier  (Doubleday, 1964, Gollancz, 1964, MacFadden, 1965, Corgi, 1966.  Magazine title The Tree of Time.)


                A human being is kidnapped by aliens, deprived of his memories, and told he must perform a complicated mission if he ever wishes to return to his old life.


CV  (Tor, 1985.)


CV #1.


                A gigantic floating research station is subject to a series of strange events when an alien lifeform infiltrates human bodies and begins to influence the behavior of its hosts.


Far Out  (Berkley, 1961, Simon & Schuster, 1961, Gollancz, 1962, Corgi, 1963.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Godís Nose  (Pulphouse, 1991.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Hellís Pavement.  (See Analogue Men.)


Humpty Dumpty: An Oval  (Tor, 1996.)


                After surviving being shot in the head, the protagonist discovers that he cannot differentiate among many equally valid universes, and witnesses alien invasions, vast conspiracies, and other improbabilities that are now not merely probable but inevitable.


In Deep  (Berkley, 1963, Gollancz, 1964, Corgi, 1966.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Late Knight Edition  (NESFA, 1985.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Man in the Tree, The  (Berkley, 1984, Gollancz, 1985.)


                A parable of Christianity.  The protagonist has the ability to extract things from parallel universes, hence performing what are virtually miracles in our world.  Although he works for good, he inevitably makes dangerous and deadly enemies.


Masters of Evolution  (Ace, 1959, bound with Fire in the Heavens by George O. Smith.  Magazine title Natural State.)


                In the future, Earth has split into two cultures.  Within the cities, people let machines manufacture food and do all the work.  Outside, people still hunt and farm and build with their own hands.  And now the differing attitudes between the two cultures are about to collide.


Mind Switch  ( Berkley, 1965.  Corgi, 1968, Manor, 1971, Whiting & Wheaton, 1966, as The Other Foot.  Magazine title, A Visitor at the Zoo.)


                While visiting a zoo that includes alien animals brought back from the stars, the protagonist finds his personality switched with one of the exhibits, who turns out to be more than just a dumb brute.


Natural State and Other Stories.  (See Three Novels.)


Observors, The  (Tor, 1988.)


CV #2.


                As the intelligent virus spreads from a ship to the land, chaos spreads throughout the world and attempts are made to segregate the infected from the rest of humanity.  It is an effort doomed to failure because the disease itself is conscious and plans accordingly.


Off Center  (Ace, 1965, Gollancz, 1969, bound with The Rithian Terror, also by Knight.  Award, ?, without the short novel.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


One Side Laughing  (St Martins, 1991.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Other Foot, The.  (See Mind Switch.)


People Maker, The.  (See A for Anything.)


Reasonable World, A  (Tor, 1991.)


CV #3.


                The alien virus has effectively conquered the world, and those infected must live peacefully with one another or else.  Because acts of aggression by infected individuals result in their immediate death.


Rithian Terror, The  (Ace, 1965, bound with Off Center, also by Knight.  Award, ?, without the second title.  Magazine title Double Meaning.)


                Human security forces have to track down a single alien invader hidden on Earth.  Since the alien can adopt any shape it chooses, it is almost certainly masquerading as a human being, and thereís no easy test to identify it.


Rule Golden (Armchair, 2012, bound with Web of the Worlds by Harry Harrison & Katherine MacLean.)




Rule Golden and Double Meaning  (Tor, 1990.)


                Omnibus of the two short novels.


Rule Golden and Other Stories  (Avon, 1979.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Sun Saboteurs, The  (Ace, 1961, bound with The Light of Lilith by G. MacDonald Wallis.  Magazine title The Earth Quarter. Armchair, 2012, bound with Envoy to New Worlds by Keith Laumer.)


                Human refugees are collected into a slum on an alien world.


Three Novels  (Berkley, 1969, Doubleda, 1969.  Gollancz, 1967, as Natural State and Other Stories.)


                Collection of three unrelated short novels.


Turning On  (Ace, 1966, Doubleday, 1966, Gollancz, 1967.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Two Novels  (?, 1974.)


                Omnibus of The Earth Quarter and Double Meaning.


Why Do Birds  (Tor, 1992, Orb, 1994.)


                A man announces that he was kidnapped by aliens in order to learn of the imminent destruction of the Earth.  To survive the human race must create a gigantic cube in which they will all be placed in suspended animation.  And to his surprise, people believe him.


World Without Children and The Earth Quarter  (Lancer, 1970.)


                Omnibus of the two short novels.


KNIGHT, DEIDRE  (Also writes Fantasy.)


Parallel Attraction (Signet Eclipse, 2006.)


Refarian #1.


                A shapechanger in a parallel universe finds love with a normal woman.


Parallel Heat  (Signet Eclipse, 2006.)


Refarian #2.


                Old enemies must find common cause in a parallel universe.


Parallel Seduction  (Signet Eclipse, 2007.)


Refarian #3.


                A time traveler, a hybrid human, and an FBI agent interact in a parallel world.





Appalachian Overthrow  (Roc, 2013.)


Vampire Earth #10.


Earth against alien invaders.


Baltic Gambit (Roc, 2014.)


Vampire Earth #11.




Choice of the Cat  (Roc, 2004.)


Vampire Earth #2.


                A member of the human resistance to alien invaders undertakes a secret mission inside their territory.


Fall With Honor  (Roc, 2008.)


Vampire Earth #7.


Humans begin to get the upper hand in their war against vampire aliens.


March in Country  (Roc, 2011.)


Vampire Earth #9.


More battles against vampiric alien invaders.


Tale of the Thunderbolt  (Roc, 2005.)


Vampire Earth #3.


                Humans search for a superweapon with which to defeat alien vampires.


Valentine's Exile  (Roc, 2006.)


Vampire Earth #5.


                The resistance against invading vampire aliens has had some success but now faces internal dissension.


Valentineís Resolve  (Roc, 2007.)


Vampire Earth #6.


                Valentine must aid an alien race who could help humans turn the tide of battle against the vampire invaders.


Valentine's Rising  (Roc, 2005.)


Vampire Earth #4.


                The resistance to the alien vampires dominating Earth counterattack in rural America.


Way of the Wolf  (Roc, 2003.)


Vampire Earth #1.


                A race of aliens analogous to vampires conquers the Earth.


Winter Duty  (Roc, 2009.)


Vampire Earth #8.


Some human factions begin to edge toward accommodation with the alien invaders.


KNIGHT, HARRY ADAM  (Pseudonym of John Brosnan, alone and in collaboration as indicated.)


Carnosaur  (Star, 1984, Bart, 1989, Tor, 1993.)


                A revived dinosaur wreaks havoc before being brought to bay.


Death Spore  (See The Fungus.)


Fungus, The  (Star, 1985, Franklin Watts, 1985, Gollancz, ?, Valancourt, 2013.  Pinnacle, 1990, as Death Spore, by John Brosnan and Leroy Kettle.)


A scientistís attempt to grow oversized food plants backfires when a mushroom mutates and releases deadly spores which spread throughout the world, threatening to wipe out the human race.


Slimer  (Star, 1983, Bart, 1989.) (John Brosnan with Leroy Kettle.)


A genetically altered, bloblike creature gets loose on an oil drilling platform and members of the crew are being reduced to piles of goo.


Worm  (Bart, 1987.  Grafton, 1987, as by Simon Ian Childer.)


A maniac helps spread a new form of roundworm through the British population, a parasite which will kill most of its hosts.


KNIGHT, MALLORY T.  (Pseudonym of Bernhardt Hurwood, who writes horror under that name.)


Dirty Rotten Depriving Ray, The  (Award, 1967.)


Man from Tomcat #4.


                Spy spoof involving a mysterious ray that drains sexual desire from its victims.


Million Missing Maidens, The  (Award, 1967.)


Man from Tomcat #2.


                A fast growing cult of orgasmic ceremonies is kidnapping all of the virgins in the world in this spoof of spy novels.


KNIGHT, NORMAN L.  (See collaboration with James Blish.)




Tomorrow Has Arrived  (Saber, 1970.)


                Pornography set in the future..


KNIGHT, ROBERT  (Pseudonym of Christopher Evans, whom see.)


Plasmid  (Star, 1980, from the screenplay by ?.)


                Not seen.




Astonished Eye, The  (Five Star, 2003.)


                A crashed UFO causes consternation.




Isles of Omega  (University Editions, 1993.)


                Two people seek love in a world undergoing an adjustment to its axial tilt, with the predictable disruption to ordinary life.




Mr. Moon  (Jove, 1979.)


                After a devastating earthquake hits the west coast, an unprepossessing man announces that he is an emissary from the stars, and he might be telling the truth.




Journey Across the Third Planet  (Chilton, 1969.)


                A young alien stranded on Earth is arrested and put into an orphanage where he makes friends with a human boy and learns about life on this planet.




Jim McWhirter  (Daniel, 1933.)


                Not seen.  The world moves toward a Utopian state.


KNOX, CALVIN M.  (Pseudonym of Robert Silverberg, whom see.)


Lest We Forget Thee, Earth  (Ace, 1958, bound with People Minus X by Raymond Z. Gallun.)


                Earth was supposedly destroyed by its own rebellious empire centuries in the past, but Earthmen have managed to survive in secret, a secret which is about to reveal itself to an interstellar adventurer.


One of Our Asteroids Is Missing  (Ace, 1964, bound with The Twisted Men by A.E. Van Vogt.)


                When a prospector finds a mineral rich asteroid and tries to register his claim, he discovers that his identity has been removed from the computer system and officially he no longer exists.  Obviously someone is determined to steal his claim, and perhaps his life as well.


Plot Against Earth, The  (Ace, 1959, bound with Recruit for Andromeda by Milton Lesser.)


                The protagonist is drafted for duty in interstellar space and fully expects never to return, but his mysterious companion has knowledge which will make this a much different journey than was that of their predecessors.


KNOX, G.D.  (See collaboration with T.C. Wignall.)


KNOX, RONALD  (See also collaboration which follows.)


Memoirs of the Future  (Methuen, 1923.)


                Not seen.




Still More Sporting Adventure!, A  (?, 1911.)


                Time travel back to the age of Carthage.




Genesis Secret, The  (Viking, 2009.)


Marginal thriller involving the discovery of another race of prehistoric humans.


KOCH, GINI  (See also G.J. Koch.)


Alien Collective (DAW, 2014.)


Alien #9.




Alien Diplomacy  (DAW, 2012.)


Alien #5.




Alien in Chief (DAW, 2015.)


Alien #12.




Alien in the Family  (DAW, 2011.)


Alien #3.


Two people whose job is uncovering alien invasions decide to get married.


Alien in the House  (DAW, 2013.)


Alien #7.




Alien Proliferation  (DAW, 2011.)


Alien #4.


A secret agent with an alien husband discovers someone wants her baby.


Alien Research (DAW, 2013.)


Alien #8.




Aliens Abroad (DAW, 2018.)



Alien Separation (DAW, 2015.)


Alien #11.




Alien Tango  (DAW, 2010.)


Alien #2.


A secret agency deals with alien infiltrators on Earth.


Alien vs Alien (DAW, 2012.)


Alien #6.




Camp Alien (DAW, 2016.)


Alien #13.




Touched by an Alien  (DAW, 2010.)


Alien #1.

A woman discovers there are aliens on Earth.


Universal Alien (DAW, 2014.)


Alien #10.




KOCH, G.J.  (See also Gini Koch.)


Alexander Outland: Space Pirate  (Night Shade, 2012.)


Silly space opera about a pirate's adventures.




Panic Broadcast, The  (Avon, 1970.  Originally produced in 1940.)


                This is the script for the radio play of the Orson Welles adaptation of H.G. Wellsí The War of the Worlds, which caused a panic when it was broadcast.




Age of Longing, The  (Collins, 1951, Macmillan, 1951, Mayflower, 1961.)


                Near future novel of France on the brink of an invasion.




Christopher  (Celestial Arts, 1981, Bantam, 1984.)


                A mysterious teacher helps a teenager unlock the psychic powers of his mind in what appears to be intended as science fiction, although some of the powers thus revealed border on the magical.




Delta and the Bannerman  (Target, 1989.)


A Doctor Who book.


The Doctor is on vacation in a remote part of Wales when he gets involved in the pursuit of a refugee by a ruthless contingent of mercenaries from another time.




Martin and His Friend from Outer Space  (Harper, 1955.)


                Not seen.  For younger readers.




Unincorporated Future, The  (Tor, 2012.)


Justin Cord #4.


The final war for control of the solar system.


Unincorporated Man, The  (Tor, 2009.)


Justin Cord #1.


A new economy emerges after the present one collapses.


Unincorporated War, The  (Tor, 2010.)


Justin Cord #2.


A corporation that rules the inner planets of the solar system wages war against the free outer colonies.


Unincorporated Woman, The  (Tor, 2011.)


Justin Cord #3.


An attempt to stabilize a future government goes awry.


KOLLIN, EYTAN  (See collaboration with Dani Kollin.)


KOMAN, VICTOR  (See also collaboration with Andrew J. Offutt as John Cleve.)


Jehovah Contract, The  (Franklin Watts, 1987, Avon, 1989, Pulpless, 1999.)


                Unusual story about a gun for hire who is recruited to make a hit on God himself, whom his employer believes to be a mortal being.  Despite the odd theme, this is science fiction.


Kings of the High Frontier  (Final Frontier, 1998.)


                Various private interests decide to challenge NASAís monopoly over space travel by funding much more economical space launches.  The government attempts to prevent them from proceeding, even recruiting a former astronaut to spy on their activities.


Microbiotic Menace, The  (Pulpless, 1999.)


Captain Anger #1.


                A Doc Savage style pastiche in which a team of adventurers defeats a demented scientist who is plotting to overrun the world with self replicating robots.


Saucer Sluts  (?, 1980.)


                Pornography involving aliens.


Solomonís Knife  (Franklin Watts, 1989.)


                A marginal medical thriller about a revolutionary new medical procedure that sets off a legal battle.


Starship Women  (Hustler, 1980.)


                Pornography set in outer space.




Death of the Dragon, The.  (See Japan Sinks.)


Japan Sinks  (Harper, 1976, Dover, 2016,  translated from the Japanese by Michael Gallagher.  New English Library, 1978, as The Death of the Dragon.


                A series of geological events causes all of Japan to sink into the ocean.




Monster  (Ballantine, 1982.)


                An expedition to track down the Loch Ness monster runs into the usual variety of problems and petty villains, and then eventually runs into the genuine monster.




Dykstra's War  (Baen, 2000.)


                An alien race invades the solar system using technology which humans struggle to comprehend.  As it appears that the war is going to be lost, a scientist uncovers the secret and saves the day.


KOOMOTER, ZENO  (Pseudonym of Joseph Marnell.)


Visitor from Planet Phlox  (Vantage, 1964.)


                Not seen.


KOONTZ, DEAN  (See also Leigh Nichols and Brian Coffey.)


Anti-Man  (Paperback Library, 1970.)


                In a world so overpopulated that even practicing medicine has been outlawed, a human rescues an android slated for destruction and the two of them become fugitives from the law.


Bad Place, The  (Berkley, 1990, Putnam, 1990, Headline, 1990.)


                A man subject to strange blackouts is the key to a series of mysteries involving two brothers who have developed the ability to alter their human forms and travel instantaneously from one place to another.


Beastchild  (Lancer, 1970.)


                An alien race has conquered Earth, but the friendship that rises between one of the conquerors and one of the conquered causes them both to violate the laws of their race, turning traitor in order to shape a better future for both species.


Cold Fire  (Berkley, 1991, Putnam, 1991.)


                A man who seems to respond to an unconscious precognitive warning of danger is lauded as a hero, but could it be that he has the power to generate malevolent beings through a force of his own will, and is merely acting against himself?


Darkness in My Soul, A  (DAW, 1972, Dobson, 1979.)


                The military has financed a project to breed human children with psi powers, but although theyíve had some success, the results are short lived, erratic, and sometimes violent. 


Dark of the Woods  (Ace, 1970, bound with Soft Come the Dragons, also by Koontz.)


                A xenophobic human empire has conquered the stars, subjugating every race it encounters, judging them to be inferior.  No one has been able to resist, but that may be about to change.


Dark Symphony, The  (Lancer, 1970.)


                Humans return from the stars to reconquer an Earth ravaged by nuclear war.  They view the mutated survivors as less than human and relegate them to second class citizens, but the mutants arenít ready to give up their hegemony over the Earth, even to its former residents.


Demon Seed  (Bantam, 1973, Corgi, 1977, Berkley, 1997, Headline, 1998.)


                A completely computerized house presents an unusual problem for its female occupant.  The computer has become infatuated with her and has taken her prisoner while it contrives a device that will allow her to be impregnated with its artificial seed.


Dragon Tears  (Berkley, 1993, Putnam, 1993, Headline, 1993.)


                This one could be construed as supernatural or as a manifestation of an unusual psi power that allows a man to project virtual duplicates of himself to harass his enemies.


Fall of the Dream Machine, The  (Ace, 1969, bound with The Star Venturers by Kenneth Bulmer.)


                The world falls increasingly under the sway of a machine that can directly influence the mind, until finally someone exposes the danger.


Fear Nothing  (Bantam, 1998, Headline, 1998.)


Snow #1.


                A man with a violent allergy to sunlight gets caught in the middle of a secret government biological  experiment that has caused numerous deaths in his town.  It is also spreading like a virus and affecting every other form of life on Earth.


Fear That Man  (Ace, 1969, bound with Toyman by E.C. Tubb.)


                In a future interstellar community that has forgotten war and aggression, a man with no memories discovers that he has virtually irresistible power.


Flesh in the Furnace, The  (Bantam, 1972.)


                Darkly atmospheric story about a man who creates animated puppets that possess an artificial life and will.  Blurs the border between SF and fantasy.


Hellís Gate  (Lancer, 1970.)


                Aliens and visitors from the future are conducting a mysterious battle in Earthís present.  A man has been killed and replaced by an impersonator bent on a mission of destruction.


Icebound  (Ballantine, 1995.  Originally appeared in a different form as Prison of Ice by David Axton.)


                See listing under David Axton.


Lightning  (Putnam, 1988, Headline, 1988, Berkley, 1989.)


                An agent from the future makes periodic visits into a womanís life, acting as her guardian angel, preserving her from deadly enemies so that she can fulfill her destiny and shape a better future for the human race.


Midnight  (Berkley, 1989, Putnam, 1989, Headline, 1989.)


                A brilliant but warped scientist has developed a kind of nanotechnology that allows humans to alter their shapes and injects it into a group of people unaware of what is happening.  Although his intention is to create a superior human, the subjects of the experiments are subject to fits of rage in this scientifically rationalized werewolf story.


Night Chills  (Atheneum, 1976, Crest, 1977, W.H. Allen, 1977, Berkley, 1983, Headline, 1990.)


                The protagonist takes his family to a remote mountain town for what was supposed to be a vacation.  Instead he discovers that the local people have been infected with an experimental mind control drug administered by an insane scientist with a dream of world domination.


Nightmare Journey  (Berkley, 1975.)


                The human race retreats from the stars after discovering a number of superior races.  Back on Earth, they experiment with genetics, altering their own form into many diverse shapes, and uplifting lower animals.  Some of the new citizens of Earth share another trait as well, telepathy, which provides a secret weapon for the protagonist on his journey of discovery.


One Door Away from Heaven  (Bantam, 2001.)


                An alien shapechanging child is pursued across America by a group of evil shapechangers, while a young handicapped girl tries to escape the machinations of her UFO worshipping, homicidal step father.


Phantoms  (Berkley, 1983, Putnam, 1983, Allen, 1983, Headline, 1997.)


                A remote town is under siege by an army of malevolent creatures which have been manifested by an ageless creature with a malleable body that travels underground and has finally surfaced after many generations to prey on the human race.


Relentless  (Bantam, 2009.)


Basically a thriller about a writer who annoys a critic who turns out to be a psychotic government agent, but there's teleportation and a few other peripheral fantastic elements.


Seize the Night  (Bantam, 1999, Headline, 1999.)


Snow #2.


                Christopher Snow returns, this time to solve the mystery of disappearing children, whom he believes have been abducted by sinister government agents involved in illegal experiments.  He discovers that government experimenters not only introduced a mutative virus into the world, they also succeeded in traveling to a parallel world with very different lifeforms.


Soft Come the Dragons  (Ace, 1970, bound with Dark of the Woods, also by Koontz.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Starblood  (Lancer, 1972.)


                An experiment in genetics results in a child that seems doomed to die young, but against all odds and the limitations of his body, he survives and in compensation develops unusual psi powers.  These come in handy when he discovers and is pitted against a secret cabal seeking rule of the world.


Star Quest  (Ace, 1968, bound with Doom of the Green Planet by Emil Petaja.)


                The end of an interstellar war depends on a band of mutants and a cyborg.


Strangers  (Berkley, 1986, Putnam, 1986, Allen, 1986, Headline, 1990.)


                A group of totally unrelated people scattered across the United States react to a compulsion to travel to a small town. At the same time, a series of psychic phenomena occurs in their vicinity, preventing anyone from interfering with the completion of a mysterious master plan.


Taking, The  (Bantam, 2004.)


                A community is overcome by an alien lifeform.


Time Thieves  (Ace, 1972, Dobson, 1977, bound with Against Arcturus by Susan K. Putney.)


                A telepath discovers that aliens are among us.  Curiously, the cover art for these two short novels was reversed.


Twilight Eyes  (Land of Enchantment, 1985, part one only.  Berkley, 1987, Allen, 1987, Headline, 1990.)


A carnival setting helps make this novel of strange creatures discernible only to a man with peculiar eyes  one of the more original horror stories of the last decade.  A well rounded cast of characters contributes as well.  The protagonist initially suspects his own sanity, but eventually realizes that he is the key to unmasking a terrifying plot.


Warlock  (Lancer, 1972.)


                A series of devastating geological changes has destroyed technological civilization.  In its place rises a new culture that confuses science with magic, and which is plunged into war when a storehouse of pre-collapse weapons are discovered.


Watchers  (Putnam, 1987, Headline, 1987, Berkley, 1988.)


                Filmed three times.  Two experimental creatures escape, one a dog with the intelligence of a human being, the other a hideous humanoid creature telepathically linked to the dog.  The creature hates the dog and is determined to hunt it down, and kill anyone in the way.


Werewolf Among Us, A  (Ballantine, 1973.)


                In order to enforce the law, the authorities on Earth have created cybernetic detectives, humans who have computers implanted in their bodies, and whose personalities are now a blend of the human and the machine.  This makes them effective, and very dangerous, adversaries.


Winter Moon  (Ballantine, 1994, Headline, 1994.  But this is actually a virtually complete rewrite and massive expansion of the 1974 novel Invasion which Koontz wrote as Aaron Wolfe and which was published by Laser Books.)


An alien invader capable of controlling minds and regenerating its own loathesome body confronts a family newly moved to a rural area and snowbound in their home.


KOREL, CHARLES  (Pseudonym of Irving Greenfield, whom see.)


Full Alert  (Zebra, 1989.)


                Two Russian submarines and a traitor aboard an American submarine with highly secret technology add up to a marginal cat and mouse game in the Persian Gulf.




Invasion of the Nose Pickers  (Hyperion, 2001.)


                Kids' story about an alien exchange student on Earth who helps to foil an invasion.


KORNBLATT, MARC  (See also collaboration which follows.)


Flame of the Inquisition  (Bantam, 1986.)


Time Machine #15.


                A multi-path gamebook.


Paul Revere and the Boston Tea Party  (Bantam Skylark, 1987.)


Time Traveler #5.


                A multi-path gamebook.




Mission to World War II  (Bantam, 1986.)


Time Machine #11.


                A multi-path gamebook.


KORNBLUTH, CYRIL M.  (See also collaborations with Frederik Pohl, and with Judith Merrill as Cyril Judd.)


Best of C.M. Kornbluth, The  (Del Rey, 1976, Doubleday, 1976.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Best Science Fiction Stories  (Faber, 1968.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Christmas Eve.  (See Not this August.)


Explorers, The  (Ballantine, 1954.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


His Share of Glory  (NESFA, 1997.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Marching Morons, The  (Ballantine, 1959.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Mile Beyond the Moon, A  (Doubleday, 1958, MacFadden, 1962.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Mindworm and Other Stories, The  (Joseph, 1955.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Not This August  (Doubleday, 1955, Bantam, 1956.  Tor, 1981, revised by Frederik Pohl.  Joseph, 1956, Digit, 1957, as Christmas Eve.)


                The US military is defeated by a coalition of communist forces which occupy the country.  A band of patriots go underground in order to lead the fight to restore our freedom.


Syndic, The  (Doubleday, 1953, Bantam, 1955, Faber, 1964, Queenswood, 1964, Berkley, 1965, Sphere, 1968, Avon Equinox, 1974.  Tor, 1982, revised by Frederik Pohl. Armchair, 2012, bound with Flight to Forever by Poul Anderson.)


                The US has been divided into two separate nations, each governed by an elaborate organized crime ring, both opposed to each other as well as the ďrealĒ government in exile.


Takeoff  (Doubleday, 1952, Pennant, 1953.  Also included in the 1983 Tor edition of Gunner Cade as by Cyril Judd. Armchair, 2011, bound with The Ship from Infinity by Edmond Hamilton.)


                A competent but terribly dated story of the first rocket to the moon, dealing primarily with the secret project to build and equip the rocket.  Adding to the problem is a murder, which appears to be the work of saboteurs in the pay of a foreign power.


Thirteen OíClock and Other Zero Hours  (Dell, 1970, Hale, 1972.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.




Queen of the Struggle (Angry Robot, 2018.)


Dystopia #2.


Rebellion's Last Traitor, The (Angry Robot, 2017.)


Dystopia #1.




Nanotime  (Avon, 1997.)


                The discovery of a new energy source in an overpopulated near future world should have eased international tensions, but instead it sets off a limited military exchange that gradually escalates toward a major world war.




Games, The  (Del Rey, 2012.)




Prophet of Bones, The  (Holt, 2013.)


An alternate world has never accepted evolution.




Reclusive Authority  (American Literary Press, 1998.)


                Militaristic space opera about expansion through the stars and the enemy force which the heroís fleet encounters, and obviously defeats.




Epic  (Viking, 2008.)


Epic #1.


Artificial reality.


Saga  (Viking, 2008.)


Epic #2.


Life inside an elaborate artificial reality game.


KOTANI, ERIC   (Pseudonym of Yoji Kondo.  See also collaborations with Roger MacBride Allen and with John Maddox Roberts.  See collaboration which follows.)




Death of a Neutron Star  (Pocket, 1999.)


A Star Trek Voyager novel.


                Captain Janeway is particpating in a series of scientific observations of a neutron star when she becomes embroiled in the conflict among a variety of alien races, all of which hope to use this knowledge to further their own ends.


KOTLAN, C.M.  (See collaborations with G.C. Edmondson.)




Amphora Project, The  (Grove, 2005.)


                Farce about a battle by humans and non-humans for the secret of immortality.


Elephant Boy  (Farrar Strauss, 1970.)


                A childrenís novel about prehistoric people.


E.T.  (Berkley, 1982, Putnam, 1982, Barker, 1982, Scribner, 2002, based on the screenplay by Melissa Mathison.)


E.T. #1


                An alien stranded on Earth is befriended by some children with whom he has various adventures before being captured by the government, then rescued so that he can return to his own people.


E.T.: The Book of the Green Planet  (Berkley, 1985, Putnam, 1985, Scribner, 2002, based on an unpublished story by Steven Spielberg.)


E.T. #2.


                After returning to his home world, E.T. gets lonely and misses his friends from Earth, so he does something about it and arranges a visit.


Exile, The  (Dutton, 1987, Bodley Head, 1987.)


                An actor goes back through time to Nazi Germany.


Superman III  (Warner, 1983, Arrow, 1983, based on the screenplay by David Newman and Leslie Newman.)


                Superman has started acting very strangely, as though someone were subtly influencing his mind to make him do things which will erode public confidence in him.




Frost (Scholastic, 2016.)


A teenager struggles to survive in a zombie apocalypse with robots.


KOWAL, MARY ROBINETTE  (Also writes Fantasy.)


Calculating Stars, The (Tor,2018.)


Lady Astronaut #1.


Alternate history in which space travel is developed after a meteor strike.


Fated Sky, The (Tor, 2018.)


Lady Astronaut #2.


A debate begins about including women on the first Mars mission.


KOZAK, ELLEN  (See Jarrod Comstock.)




Skylock  (Baen, 2002.)


                In the aftermath of a solar incident that alters Earth's climate, a government agent must make a perilous trip across a shattered USA.




Robot Race  (Scholastic, 1984.)


Micro Adventure #6.


                A multi-path gamebook.




Message from Venus  (Hutchinson, 1996.)


                A mysterious visitor may actually be an alien from another world.


KRAMER, DANA  (See also Dana Kramer-Rolls.)


Cut by Emerald  (Ace, 1987.)


A Combat Command book.


Multi-path gamebook set in the universe of Piers Anthony's Bio of a Space Tyrant series.  You lead a fleet of spaceships against a band of pirates.


KRAMER-ROLLS, DANA  (See also Dana Kramer.)


Home Is the Hunter  (Pocket, 1990.)


A Star Trek novel.


A powerful alien intervenes in a battle between the Enterprise and a Klingon ship and sends several of the human crew back through time to confront their ancestors in crucial moments of history.


KRANE, STEVEN  (See also S. Andrew Swann.)


Omega Game, The  (DAW, 2000.)


                Marginal story about people brought to a remote island with their memories erased to play a deadly game for the entertainment of the outside world.


Stranger Inside  (DAW, 2003.)


                A teenager is recruited into a government group investigating cases of spontaneous human combustion, which may be the result of a psi powered enemy.


Teek  (DAW, 1999.)


                A teenaged girl is puzzled about the mystery of her parents' separation.  She is also being stalked by a particularly repugnant teenager with extraordinary mental powers, which causes her to discover her own latent telekinesis.  When she uses it to defend herself, agents of a secret government project decide to either capture her or eliminate her.




Clouded Mirror, The  (Lenox Hill, 1971.)


                The discovery of a method of traveling instantaneously to the stars leads the protagonist into danger on an alien world.


KRATMAN, TOM  (See collaborations with John Ringo.)


Amazon Legion, The  (Baen, 2011.)


Military SF with women as soldiers.


Caliphate  (Baen, 2008.)


A girl seeks to escape slavery in a Muslim dominated Europe.


Carnifex  (Baen, 2007.)


Space Colony #2.


More battles for control of a colony world.


Come and Take Them (Baen, 2013.)


Space Colony #4.




Countdown: M Day  (Baen, 2011.)

Countdown #2.




Countdown: The Liberators  (Baen, 2011.)


Countdown #1.




Desert Called Peace, A  (Baen, 2007.)


Space Colony #1.


A human colony world is torn by violence and a quest for vengeance.


Lotus Eaters, The  (Baen, 2010.)


Space Colony #3.


Political diatribe disguised as space opera.


Rod and the Axe, The (Baen, 2014.)


Space Colony #6.


Military SF.


State of Disobedience, A  (Baen, 2003.)


                A boring political diatribe masquerading as a novel about a future American civil war.




Brainstorm  (Bantam, 1991.)


                Two people who have developed psi powers are on the run from the government, which wants to make use of them as weapons.  Fortunately, they can read the minds of their pursuers, although even that is almost not enough to save the day.




Carnivores  (Zebra, 1993.)


                Implausible but suspenseful story of a geological shift that somehow causes dinosaurs to reappear in the Florida Everglades.


KREIGHBAUM, MARK  (See also collaboration with Katharine Kerr.)


Eyes of God, The  (Bantam, 1998.)


Palace #2.


                The opening volume in this series was written in collaboration with Katharine Kerr.  The dominant humans and the rebellious indigent aliens on a remote world have achieved an uneasy peace, but terrorist activity and the brutal repression by some of the human population threatens to erupt once again into war.




Whooping Crane, The  (Pageant, 1955.)


                A mythical country is invaded by the Communists.


KRENTZ, JAYNE ANN  (See also Jayne Castle and Amanda Quick.)


In Too Deep  (Jove, 2010.)


Harmony #5.


Futuristic romance.


Shield's Lady  (Warner, 1989.)


                A mercenary and a business executive team up for adventure and romance on a distant planet.


Soft Focus  (Jove, 2000.)


                Marginal romance novel about a woman who is involved in the search for a scientist who has discovered a new energy source.


KREPPS, ROBERT (See Geoff St. Reynard and collaboration with H.L. Gold.)



After the Fall Before the Fall During the Fall (Tachyon, 2012.)


An ecological disaster nearly wipes out the human race, who are saved by aliens. 


Alien Light, An  (Arbor House, 1988, Legend, 1989, Avon, 1989.)


                An alien race is studying humankind because we are the only species which achieved space travel without first ending warfare among ourselves.


Aliens of Earth, The  (Arkham House, 1993.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Beakerís Dozen  (Tor, 1998.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Beggars and Choosers  (Tor, 1994.)


Beggars #2.


                Genetic engineering has become a common method of modifying oneís children.  One group, which is capable of going without sleep, has withdrawn from the rest of the world to a remote spot from which they announce periodic scientific advances.  But even in their absence, tension grows between them and the rest of the human race.


Beggars in Spain  (Pulphouse, 1991.)


                A much shorter version of the novel of the same name.


Beggars in Spain  (Morrow, 1993, Avon, 1994, Eos, 2004.)


Beggars #1.


                Many people in the next century have been genetically modified so that they no longer need to sleep, and this additional time gives them an advantage in job seeking and other areas.  Naturally those not so gifted begin to resent them, and eventually a yawning rift opens between the two strains of humankind.


Beggars Ride  (Tor, 1996.)


Beggars #3.


                A genetically modified subset of the human race has created an improved version of itself, but now the conflict that arose between themselves and ordinary humans is duplicated in reverse.


Best of Nancy Kress, The (Subterranean, 2015.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Brainrose  (Morrow, 1990, Avon, 1991, Legend, 1991.)


                The world has become a dangerous, repressed place where a dominant religion is underwritten by corporations, and where a deadly virus is spreading through the population.  Three people engage in an experiment to relive past incarnations of themselves, and find a common link that could undermine their culture.  Sounds like a good idea to me.


Crossfire  (Tor, 2003.)


Jake Holman #1.


                Colonists on a newly settled world discover primitive aliens, but aliens who don't appear to be indigenous to the planet.


Crucible  (Tor, 2004.)


Jake Holman #2.


                Humans get caught in the middle of a war between two alien races.


Dogs  (Tachyon, 2008.)


A virus turns dogs into killers.


Flash Point (Viking, 2011.)




Fountain of Age  (Small Beer, 2012.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


If Tomorrow Comes (Tor, 2018.)


Yesterday's Kin #2.


Maximum Light  (Tor, 1998.)


                The human race has become largely infertile, the average age has risen into the fifties, and despair sweeps across most of the world.  Against that background, a mystery unfolds involving the new value of the rare child.


Nano Comes to Clifford Falls and Other Stories  (Golden Gryphon, 2008.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


New Under the Sun (Phoenix Pick, 2013.)


A young girl has an alien parasite. Bound with a sequel by Therese Pieczynski.


Nothing Human  (Golden Gryphon, 2003.)


                A group of children have visions of a mysterious group of entities who may be aliens or imaginary, but who seem to hold out the only hope for the human race.


Oaths and Miracles  (Forge, 1998.)


                An FBI agent begins to smell a rat when a string of murders and other events convinces him that the Mafia is getting involved in biotechnology for nefarious reasons.


Price of Oranges, The  (Pulphouse, 1992.)


                Short story in pamphlet form about time travel.


Probability Moon  (Tor, 2000.)


World #1.


                Humans and an alien race are engaged in an interstellar war of extermination.  A scientific team studying a third intelligent species is actually the cover for the investigation of an alien artifact left over from a now vanished civilization, hoping that this will be the weapon that will end the war.


Probability Space  (Tor, 2002.)


World #3.


                The alien Fallers are winning the war against humanity, and the human government has become repressive as well.  A young girl has various adventures following the kidnapping of her father, eventually finding herself in the middle of historic events.


Probability Sun  (Tor, 2001.)


World #2.


                An expedition is launched to retrieve an alien artifact which might be a useful weapon in a war against the alien Fallers.  Removing it will wreck the local culture, however, because it radiates a field of shared consciousness that underlies their entire society.


Steal Across the Sky  (Tor, 2009.)


Aliens contact Earth to apologize for a past wrongdoing.


Stinger  (Forge, 1998.)


                An FBI agent is suspicious when a new strain of disease attacks only members of minority groups and tracks down an organization trying to ďpurifyĒ the country.


Tomorrow's Kin (Tor, 2017.)


Yesterday's Kin #1.


Mysterious aliens arrive but will not leave their ship.


Trinity and Other Stories  (Bluejay, 1985, Ace, 1988.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.




Kinsman's Oath  (Berkley, 2004.)


                A man kidnapped by aliens escapes and returns to his own kind in this futuristic romance.


Star Crossed  (Bantam, 1995.)


                A woman visits a man imprisoned on a hostile world and becomes part of his escape plan.




Children of the Night  (Leisure, 1981, Stoneshire, 1983.)


Space Mavericks #2.


                Two space traders get caught in the middle of a revolution against a repressive planetary dictator.


Space Mavericks, The  (Leisure, 1980.)


Space Mavericks #1.


                Intergalactic traders inadvertently violate the law and are chased by a fleet of police cruisers, so they take refuge on a deserted world filled with alien artifacts, and find fresh danger there.




Spasm  (St Martins, 1993.)


                Surrealistic novel apparently set in the future.




False Future (Hyperion, 2014.)


False #2.


Clones are caught up in a war.


False Sight (Hyperion, 2013.)


False #1.




Planet Thieves, The  (Starscape, 2013.)


Space cadets have to save the day.




Vectors  (Dell, 1984.)


                Marginal thriller about a plot to destroy the western world with a new plague.




Honey, I Shrunk the Kids  (Scholastic, 1989, from the screenplay by ?)


                A brilliant but careless inventor turns his kids into insect sized midgets.


Journey to the Planet of the Gawps  (Scholastic, 1998)


A Lost in Space novel.


A pet aboard a spaceship becomes a problem.


Passengers, The  (Scholastic, 1998.)


A Lost in Space novel.


Two children found in space are not what they seem.


Superman IV  (Scholastic, 1987, from the screenplay by ?)


                Not seen.


Virus, The  (Scholastic, 1999.)


A Lost in Space novel.


A planet of ghosts.




Talking Machine, The  (Universe, 1965.)


                Not seen.  For younger readers.




Ideal War  (Roc, 1993.)


#8 in the multi-author Battletech series.


A mercenary armored in a robot fighting machine finds himself in the middle of a planetary guerilla war where both sides have abandoned the rules of fair play.


KUBE-MCDOWELL, MICHAEL  (See also Michael Hudson and collaborations which follow.)


Alternities  (Ace, 1988, Sphere, 1989.)


                The US government has developed a means to travel to parallel Earths where history didnít follow the same course, and various people make use of the discovery for their own purposes.


Before the Storm  (Bantam, 1996.)


Star Wars: The Black Fleet Crisis #1.


Several dozen warships from the Imperial fleet have gone unaccounted for, their possible existence posing a serious threat to the New Republic.  At the same time, factions within the Republic are suspicious of Princess Leia because of her father, and an alien species contemptuous of democratic principles seeks to gain power for itself.


Empery  (Berkley, 1987, Legend, 1988.)


Trigon Disunity #3.


                The human race has recovered from the devastating attack that destroyed their first attempt at interstellar culture, and now they have a new empire, armed to the hilt in anticipation of fresh assaults from an enigmatic alien species.  But one renegade human believes that war can be averted, so he steals a ship and sets off into the forbidden part of the galaxy.


Emprise  (Berkley, 1985, Legend, 1988.)


Trigon Disunity #1.


                The collapse of modern civilization has caused scientists to become outlaws, but one of their number has made a startling discovery.  Aliens are about to visit Earth, bringing with them new technologies and new dangers.


Enigma  (Berkley, 1986, Legend, 1988.)


Trigon Disunity #2.


                A minor member of Earthís interstellar survey service is about to play a crucial role in defining humanityís place in the universe, for his latest mission is to bring him into contact with the most implacable enemy the human species has ever faced.


Exile  (Ace, 1992.)


                A colony world finds its carefully managed society is about to undergo major upheavals caused by differences of opinion between the generations.


Odyssey  (Ace, 1987, Orbit, 1988, Ibooks, 2004.)


Robot City #1.


                A man who has lost his memories tries to solve the mystery of his own life in a bizarre city completely peopled by robots.


Quiet Pools, The  (Ace, 1990.)


                A plan to build a gigantic starship and spread the human race into the stars runs into practical problems of choosing who should go, along with the more sinister menace of a religious fanatic who is determined to bring to a halt to a project he considers sacrilegious.


Shield of Lies  (Bantam, 1996.)


Star Wars:  The Black Fleet Crisis #2.


Lando and the droids are trapped inside a mysterious, alien spaceship that seems to have no crew.  Luke is off for a series of adventures accompanied by a pacifist.  And Leia continues to deal with the government of the new republic, a body filled with distrust and internal bickering.


Tyrant's Test  (Bantam, ")


Star Wars: The Black Fleet Crisis #3.




Vectors  (Bantam, 2002.)


                An experiment in personality recording leads to the discovery of a form of reincarnation.




Trigger, The  (Bantam, 1999.)


                Scientists discover a way to remotely cause all ammunition and explosives to detonate from a distance, which makes firearms more dangerous to their possessors than to their enemies.  At first it results in a sudden wave of peace and quiet, but then complications arise.




Secret Invasion, The  (Armchair, 2014, bound with The Other Side of the Moon by Edmond Hamilton. Magazine appearance 1953.)


Martians are transplanting their brains into human bodies.




Moscow 1979  (Sheed & Ward, 1940, translated from the German.)


                The near approach of a comet to Earth sets off a revolution against the communist regime in Russia.




Outer Space Connection, The  (Tomato Press, 1978.)


                Not seen.




Queen in Disguise  (Random House, 2000.)


A Star Wars book.


                For younger readers.  Queen Amidala has an adventure.


KULLINGER, J.L.  (Pseudonym of Vince Ducette.)


1999 Sex Erotics.  (See Sex 99.)


Sex 99  (Classic, 1968.  Classic, 1970, as 1999 Sex Erotics.)


                Pornography set in the future.




Dark Woods (Berkley, 2004.)




KUNETKA, JAMES  (See collaborations with Whitley Strieber.)




Hunt, The  (Tor, 1988.)


                A man organizes a hunt for the abominable snowman as a cover for a murder, but runs into trouble when a real yeti shows up and begins stalking the hunters.


World Made by Hand (Atlantic Monthly, 2008.)


Dystopian novel.




Crime Campaign  (Pocket, 1979.)


                Not seen.  A Marvel superheroes book.


Murdermoon  (Pocket, 1979.)


                Not seen.  A Marvel superheroes book.


KUPPORD, SKELTON  (Pseudonym of J. Adams.)


Fortune from the Sky, A  (Nelson, 1902.)


                A death ray makes war impossible.


KURLAND, MICHAEL  (See also collaborations which follow and collaboration with H. Beam Piper.)


Images Conceits & Lollygags  (Gryphon, 2003.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Infernal Device, The  (Signet, 1979, New English Library, 1979.)


                Sherlock Holmes must join forces with his old enemy Dr. Moriarty in order to foil a plot by the Russians to use a powerful new weapon to destroy the British Empire.


Perchance  (Signet, 1989.)


                An unprepossessing man is inadvertently dragged into a parallel world, and then spends the rest of the book and many adventures pursuing the woman responsible for his involuntary exile from one timeline to another.


Pluribus  (Ace, 1975, Doubleday, 1975.)


                A plague has wiped out most of the human race, and the majority of the survivors blame scientists for the disaster.  This makes it difficult for researchers in the Mars colony to disseminate medication which could prevent a new and more virulent form from killing off everyone left alive.


Princes of Earth, The  (Nelson, 1978.)


                A young boy travels to Mars to go to school.


Psi Hunt  (Berkley, 1980.)


                Foreign agents have recruited five children with extraordinary psi powers and plan to use them to undermine the US government.  The protagonist has the unenviable task of trying to neutralize a threat that many flatly refuse even to believe.


Star Griffin  (Doubleday, 1987.)


                In an overpopulated world subject to numerous terrorist attacks, a private courier gets involved with murder and has to solve the case himself in order to avoid becoming the next victim.


Tomorrow Knight  (DAW, 1976.)


                A warrior in the future fights battles in various recreations of historic epochs, though moved to other worlds.


Transmission Error  (Pyramid, 1970, Jove, 1978.)


                A prisoner uses a matter transmitter to escape to another world, but discovers he may have jumped from the proverbial frying pan into a very active fire.


Unicorn Girl, The  (Pyramid, 1969.)


                Sequel to The Butterfly Kid by Chester Anderson.  A band of hippies with the ability to travel to other universes encounter a bizarre variety of characters.


Whenabouts of Burr, The  (DAW, 1975.)


                Someone replaces the Constitution with a similar document signed by Aaron Burr, leading to a search for a gate to alternate histories where the US formed along very different lines.




Ten Years to Doomsday  (Pyramid, 1964, Jove, 1977.)


                An alien race with advanced weaponry invades human controlled space.  The first planet they conquer is one that mimics medieval culture, apparently easy picking, although the invaders quickly discover that they have misjudged the situation.




Last President, The  (Geis, 1980, Criticís Choice, 1985.)


                A handful of people within the government have to defeat a paranoid President who has already used a nuclear weapon on American soil and who is prepared to do anything necessary to remain in power.




Dance of the Tiger  (Pantheon, 1980, Berkley, 1981.)


Prehistory #1.


                A love affair between a Cro-Magnon man and a Neanderthal woman.


Singletusk  (Pantheon, 1986.)


Prehistory #2.


                Not seen.




Legacy of Lehr, The  (Walker, 1986, Century, 1988, Avon, 1988.)


                A mission to bring several catlike creatures from another planet to a zoo on Earth runs into trouble when a series of murders takes place aboard ship.  Have the creatures found a way to escape from captivity, or is there another enemy aboard?




Century 21  (Dalkey Archive, 1992.)


                Peculiar story about a suicidal woman contemplating moving to the moon.


KUTTNER, HENRY  (See also Lewis Padgett and collaborations with C.L. Moore under both names.  An unknown of the stories under Kuttnerís byline were co-authored with Moore.)


Ahead of Time  (Ballantine, 1953, Weidenfeld & Nicholson, 1954.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Best of Henry Kuttner, The  (Ballantine, 1975, Doubleday, 1975.  Del Rey, 2007, as The Last Mimzy.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Best of Kuttner 1, The  (Mayflower, 1965.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Best of Kuttner 2, The  (Mayflower, 1966.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Book of Iod, The  (Chaosium, 1995.)


                Collection of loosely related stories set within the Cthulhu Mythos.


Bypass to Otherness  (Ballantine, 1961, Consul, 1963.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Chessboard Planet and Other Stories  (Hamlyn, 1983.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Clash by Night and Other Stories  (Hamlyn, 1980.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Creature from Beyond Infinity, The  (Popular Library, 1968.  Magazine version 1940, as A Million Years to Conquer.)


An alien visitor who has been watching the Earth since prehistory brings several barbarians to the modern world where a plague from space is turning people into monsters.  The protagonist is a super intellect who discovers the value of emotion while saving the world.


Crypt-City of the Deathless One (Armchair, 2021, bound with Beyond the Stratosphere by William Lemke. Magazine appearance 1943.)


A search for alien technology on Ganymede.


Fury  (Grosset, 1950, Dobson, 1954, Digit, 1960, Mayflower, 1963, Lancer, ?, Gollancz, 2000.  Avon, 1956, abridged, as Destination Infinity, magazine version 1947 as Fury.)


Earth has been destroyed and the remnants of humanity live in undersea domes on the jungle planet, Venus.  Society is dominated by the long lived immortals, who conservatively oppose any attempt to spread to the surface of Venus, until they are defeated by a renegade of their own kind.


Kuttner Times Three  (Virgil Utter, 1988.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Last Mimzy, The  (See The Best of Henry Kuttner.)


Mutant  (Ballantine, 1963. Gnome, 1953, Weidenfeld & Nicholson, 1954, Mayflower, 1962, as by Lewis Padgett.)


Five linked short stories set following a nuclear war.  Radiation has led to a telepathic mutation among a large minority of the survivors, but a group of paranoid telepaths tries to provoke a racial war between normals and mutants.


Proud Robot, The.  (See Robots Have No Tails.)


Return to Otherness  (Ballantine, 1962, Mayflower, 1965.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Robots Have No Tails.  (Gnome, 1952, Lancer, ?, Paizo, ?.  Hamlyn, 1983, as The Proud Robot.)


Collection of five stories about Gallegher, an inventor who creates enigmatic devices while drunk, and then spends his sober hours trying to figure out what they are designed to do.


Secret of the Earth Star by Henry Kuttner, Armchair, 2017, bound with Earth, the Marauder by Arthur J. Burks. Magazine appearance 1942.)


A lost civilization under the Sahara.


Secret of the Earth Star and Others  (Starmont, 1991.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Startling Worlds of Henry Kuttner, The  (Popular Library/Questar, 1987.)


(Omnibus of The Portal in the Picture, Valley of the Flame, and The Dark World.)


Thunder in the Void  (Haffner, 2012.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Time Axis, The  (Ace, 1964.  Magazine version, 1948.)


Four people are sent on a mission through time when a mysterious box from the future releases a creature that burns its victims to death.  Confused adventure story involving their awakening in new bodies in the far future.


Time Trap, The  (Armchair, 2013, bound with The Lunar Lichen by Hal Clement. Magazine appearance 1938.)


A man is transported back through time to a city founded by someone from the future.


Valley of the Flame  (Ace, 1964.  Magazine version, 1947.)


A researcher in South America stumbles into an underground city created by a no longer sentient alien species where time itself can be manipulated.  He discovers that the local inhabitants are descended from cats, their evolution spurred by the chance visit of a human.


Well of the Worlds  (See listing under Lewis Padgett.)




Earth's Last Citadel  (Ace, 1964.  Magazine version 1943.)


Four people are kidnapped by an alien from the present day and remain in suspended animation to a far age where Earth is dying and largely unpopulated.  They find two disparate species and help to save them from their alien abductor, which exists by draining energy from intelligent beings.


No Boundaries  (Ballantine, 1955, Consul, 1961.)


Collection of unrelated stories.




Dragon Lensman, The  (Bantam, 1980.)


Lensman #1.


                First of a series of sequels to the Lensman books by Edward E. Smith.  A group of interplanetary warriors who derive unusual powers from crystals embedded in their bodies run into trouble on a fringe planet about to erupt into violence.


Lensman from Rigel  (Bantam, 1982.)


Lensman #2.


                An attempted assassination is the first warning of an interstellar plot designed to end the power of the Lensmen forever.


Z-Lensman  (Bantam, 1983.)


Lensman #3.


                An alien lensman with extraordinary powers is the only one with the ability to save an entire planet from a gang of evildoers.




Black Camelot  (St Martins, 1978, Berkley, 1980.)


                A secret Nazi superweapon survived the war, and now it may be used to start a new one.


Raft of Swords, A  (Collins, 1974, Fontana, 1975.)


                Marginal thriller about a plot to use purloined nuclear weapons to disrupt an international peace conference in Canada.




Project: Passion  (Brandon House, 1972.)


                The world has become a perfectly balanced Utopia where everything including sex is available to everyone.  But some people find this perfection stifling and plot to overthrow the established order.




Nighthawk  (Leisure, 1997.)


                A woman is kidnapped into space by an interplanetary smuggler.




Experiment, The  (Warner, 2003.)


                A secret Nazi experiment created genetic transmission of memory.


KYLE, SUSAN S.  (See also Diana Palmer.)


Morcai Battalion, The  (Manor House, 1980)


Interplanetary romance, revised and reissued as by Diana Palmer, whom see.




Bajor  (Pocket, 2005, bound with Trill by Andy Mangels and Michael A. Martin.)


A Star Trek Deep Space Nine novel.


                Bajor undergoes some struggles as it joins the Federation.


KYME, NICK (Also writes Fantasy.)


Back from the Dead  (Black Library, 2006.)


A Necromunda novel.


                A plague spreads through the poorer parts of a megacity.


Damnos (Black Library, 2016.)


A Warhammer novel.


Military SF.


Deathfire (Black Library, 2015.)


A Warhammer novel.




Fall of Damnos  (Black Library, 2011.)


A Warhammer novel.


An earthquake wakens a sleeping army of aliens that overwhelms a planet.


Firedrake  (Black Library, 2010.)


A Warhammer novel.


Space marines must rescue a prisoner from their alien enemies.


Nocturne  (Black Library, 2011.)


A Warhammer novel.


Intrigue during an interplanetary invasion.


Salamander  (Black Library, 2009.)


A Warhammer novel.


Space soldiers search for alien artifacts.


Vulkan Lives (Black Library, 2013.)


A Warhammer novel.