Last updated  3/12/23


MABERRY, JONATHAN (Also writes Horror.)


Kill Switch (St Martins, 2016.)


Terrorists plan to use biological and electronic weapons.


Mars One (Simon & Schuster, 2017.)


Teens go to Mars.


Rage (St Martins, 2019.)


A Joe Ledger novel.


Fanatics use rationalized zombies in an attempt to reunite Korea.




Horse Passages  (Medallion, 2005.)


                Colonists find a breed of horse which can open gateways among the worlds.


Promise, The  (?)


                A virus kills all the adults in the world.


Virtual Murder  (Novelbooks, 2003.)


                Someone is killing the tour guides of a virtual world.


MACALISTER, KATIE  (Pseudonym of Martha Arends. Also writes Fantasy.)


Steamed  (Signet, 2010.)


Romance in an alternate Victorian world with computers.




Mosquito, The  (Forge, 2001.)


                Marginal thriller about a man who starts a plague of malaria in the US to provoke scientists into finding a cure.


MACAPP, C.C.  (Pseudonym of Carroll M. Capps, whom see.)


Bumsider  (Lancer, 1972.)


The planet Lucerne is divided into two societies, the highly technological, law minded Inside, and the exiled Bumsiders who range from brutal predators to reasonable and inventive entrepreneurs.  The young protagonist is allowed to emigrate Inside, his secret mission to uncover the mystery of a man gone missing.


Omha Abides  (Paperback Library, 1968.)


The alien Gaddyl have conquered the Earth and divided it into fiefdoms, but the primitive human survivors and various strains of mutants stage a successful revolt when they capture forbidden technology and enlist the aid of a computerized defense system.


Prisoners of the Sky  (Lancer, 1969.)


Vivid action novel set on a lost colony world where humans have colonized the heights of an unfriendly terrain and wage war using helium filled blimps.  The son of a disgraced officer takes on a hopeless mission to escape a blockade and turns the tide of the entire war.


Recall Not Earth  (Dell, 1970.)


The last few male survivors of a destroyed Earth hire out as mercenaries, hoping to be reunited with females of the species in return for a diplomatic and military coup against their primary enemies.  They are assisted by a subject race which has discovered the secrets of a long vanished alien species.


Subb  (Paperback Library, 1971.)


A young man searches for his father on a far world, is kidnapped by space pirates, and becomes involved with stolen weapons from an alien civilization which has been transferring human brains from the dying into artificial bodies called subbs.




Star Rangers Meet the Solar Robot  (TSR, 1984.)


                A multi-path gamebook.


MACARTNEY, CLEM  (See also B. Flackes.)


Dark Side of Venus  (Hamilton, 1951.)


                An invasion by Martians based on Venus is thwarted in the nick of time.


Ten Years to Oblivion  (Hamilton, 1951.)


                Scientifically illiterate story of a rogue planet on a collision course with Earth.




Decadence, The  (Watts, 1929.)


                Didactic future history of England.




Mystery at Geneva  (Collins, 1922.)


                Not seen.  The Bolshevik revolution is in turn overthrown.


What Not: A Prophetic Comedy  (Constable, 1919.)


                Satire about an autocratic British government that uses a form of mind control.




Secret History of the Time to Come, A  (Knopf, 1979.)


                Years after the fall of civilization, a man sets out on a journey across North America, encountering small communities each of which have evolved in their own fashion, some successfully, some headed toward disaster.




Third Eagle, The (Doubleday, 1989, Bantam, 1990.)


                A young warrior from a primitive world decides to pursue his fortunes among the stars and travels by starship to visit the other six sentient races of the galaxy before finally discovering that his destiny lies aboard an enormous colony ship.




Ninth Day, The  (Bookwire, 2001.)


                Aliens come to find out if Earth's population has survived.




Day One  (Bantam, 1978.)


                A scientist discovers that he is part of a secret government project to develop a virus that can selectively attack different strains of humanity, and that the security measures are not adequate to prevent their being used injudiciously.




Gift of Mirrorvax, A  (Atheneum, 1981.)


                A duplicate Earth is discovered on the far side of the sun.


Tera Beyond, The  (Atheneum, 1981.)


                A precocious student discovers that there are two distinct strains of bacteria on his planet, but when he tries to make his discovery known, the reaction is steadily escalating hostility.  Eventually he is on the run from the secret police of his government, determined to suppress the truth.




Ark of the Covenant, The  (Harper, 1924.  Harrap, 1924, as Ultimatum.)


                Scientific adventure involving marvelous airships built by daring pirates who sweep from the skies, and the eventual formation of a force capable of dealing with the menace, an organization of pacifists who enforce world peace.


Ultimatum.  (See The Ark of the Covenant.)




Mr Stranger’s Sealed Packet  (Chatto & Windus, 1889.)


                Not seen.  A trip to Mars.


MACDANIEL, CHARLES  (Pseudonym of Charles M. Garrison.)


Murder on the Moon  (Vantage, 1968.)


                Not seen.




Lake at the End of the World, The  (Hodder, 1989, Dial, 1989.)


                A boy escapes from his underground world and encounters a family living on the surface.  There he and a young girl exchange very different ideas about the history of the human race.


MACDONALD, JAMES D.  (See Victor Appleton and collaborations with Debra Doyle.)




Ballroom of the Skies  (Gold Medal, 1952, Greenberg, 1952.)


                Following a nuclear war, India has become the major world power, but a second nuclear conflict is already imminent.  Then the protagonist discovers that we are being secretly manipulated toward constant warfare by alien agents secretly living on the Earth.


Other Times, Other Worlds  (Gold Medal, 1978.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Planet of the Dreamers.  (See Wine of the Dreamers.)


Time and Tomorrow  (Doubleday, 1980.)


                Omnibus of Ballroom of the Skies, Wine of the Dreamers, and The Girl, the Gold Watch, and Everything.


Wine of the Dreamers  (Greenberg, 1951, Hale, 1954, Gold Medal, 198.  Pocket, 1953, Viking, 1957, as Planet of the Dreamers.)


                Human dreams are invaded by the thoughts of aliens from a distant world.  At first the aliens believe us to be creatures of their own imagination, but eventually they accept our reality and act to prevent us from expanding into space.  Then one of their kind falls in love with a human and the course of history is changed for both species.




Demon 4  (Granada, 1984, Ace, 1986.)


                A cyborg is sent on a suicide mission to destroy a robot undersea installation still active from the recently concluded nuclear war.  But the human part of the cyborg’s operating system isn’t willing to sacrifice itself.


Fire Lance  (Grafton, 1986, Ace, 1989.)


                A gigantic warship survives a nuclear war, and is then ordered by the surviving military authorities to use its weaponry to continue the slaughter, even if that means the extinction of the entire human race.


Frankenstein’s Children  (New English Library, 1990.)


                Not seen.  Ecological disaster.


Highest Ground, The  (New English Library, 1988.)


                Not seen.


Nightrider  (Granada, 1985, Ace, 1987.)


                A cyborg starship is sent to destroy a rebel base on a colony world, but soon begins to question the authority of its human crew, ultimately choosing them as its enemies instead of the original objective.


Shadow Hunters  (New English Library, 1991.)


                Not seen.




Out There  (Greenwillow, 1975.  ?, as Ransome Revisited.)


                Young adult novel in a catastrophically depopulated future.


Ransome Revisited  (See Out There.)




Alien Culture  (Dobson, 1977.)


                Earth is invaded.


Distant Relations  (Dobson, 1975.)


                Not seen.


Stationary Orbit  (Dobson, 1974.)


                Not seen.  The dolphins prove to be intelligent.




Door to Yesterday, The  (Vantage, 1982.)


                Not seen.


MACGREGOR, ELLEN  (See also collaborations which follow.)


Miss Pickerell and the Geiger Counter   (McGraw Hill, 1953, Scholastic, 1972.)


Miss Pickerell #2.


                Miss Pickerell discovers a vein of uranium in a most unlikely place.


Miss Pickerell Goes to Mars  (McGraw Hill, 1951, Whittlesey, 1951, Scholastic, 1965.)


Miss Pickerell #1..


                Miss Pickerell finds a spaceship in her field and is off on a visit to Mars.


Miss Pickerell Goes to the Arctic  (McGraw Hill, 1954, Scholastic, 1968.)


Miss Pickerell #4..


                Miss Pickerell gets stranded on the ice.


Miss Pickerell Goes Undersea  (McGraw Hill, 1953, Scholastic, 1972.)


Miss Pickerell #3.


                Miss Pickerell gets involved with undersea rescue, atomic submarines, and a spy ring.


MACGREGOR, ELLEN & PANTELL, DORA  (Numbering coincides with Archway’s enumeration.)


Miss Pickerell and the Blue Whales  (McGraw Hill, 1983.)


Miss Pickerell #15.


                Not seen.


Miss Pickerell and the Supertanker  (McGraw Hill, 1978.)


Miss Pickerell #12.


                Not seen.


Miss Pickerell and the Weather Satellite  (McGraw Hill, 1971, Archway, 1980.)


Miss Pickerell #8.


                The planet’s weather control system is malfunctioning, so Miss Pickerell must go into orbit personally to repair the problem and save her home town from being flooded.


Miss Pickerell Goes on a Dig  (McGraw Hill, 1966, Archway, 1980.)


Miss Pickerell #6.


                Miss Pickerell is investigating artifacts uncovered in a construction project when she is trapped underground.


Miss Pickerell Harvests the Sea  (McGraw Hill, 1968, Archway, 1980.)


Miss Pickerell #7.


                While investigating the mysterious death of crops being grown in an experimental ocean farm, Miss Pickerell varies from the proper procedures and is nearly lost in the ocean depths.


Miss Pickerell Meets Mr. H.U.M.  (McGraw Hill, 1974.)


Miss Pickerell #9.


                Not seen.


Miss Pickerell on the Moon  (McGraw Hill, 1965.)


Miss Pickerell #5.


                Miss Pickerell solves a mystery on the moon.


Miss Pickerell on the Trail  (McGraw Hill, 1982.)


Miss Pickerell #14.


                Not seen.


Miss Pickerell Tackles the Energy Crisis  (McGraw Hill, 1980.)


Miss Pickerell #13.


                Not seen.


Miss Pickerell Takes the Bull by the Horns  (McGraw Hill, 1976, Archway, 1980.)


Miss Pickerell #10.


                An unscrupulous farmer not only clones his livestock, but gets a law passed that makes it illegal for people to own naturally produced animals.


Miss Pickerell to the Earthquake Rescue  (McGraw Hill, 1977, Archway, 1980.)


Miss Pickerell #11.


                Miss  Pickerell is off to rescue some scientists lost after an earthquake, because they may have found the secret of preventing another one.




From a Christian Ghetto  (Longmans, 1954.)


                Five centuries from now, Christianity has virtually disappeared from the world.




Net, The  (Ace, 1987.)


                An interplanetary adventurer bites off more than she can chew when she gets involved in a clever but dangerous robbery plot masterminded by a telepath.




Creeping Plague, The  (Digit, 1963.)


                Not seen.


Day a Village Died, The  (Digit, 1963.)


                Not seen.


Deadly Sun, The  (Digit, 1964.)


                The moon has left its orbit and Earth is being covered with mysterious dust which conceals a terrible plague that threatens to extinguish all life.


First of the Last, The  (?, 1964.)


                Not seen.


Horror in the Night  (Digit, 1963.)


                Not seen.


Taste of the Temptress  (?, 1963.)


                Not seen.


Threat, The  (?, 1964.)


                Not seen.




Justin/Time  (Forge, 2000.)


Trent Calloway #2.


                A pair of psychic ex-spies are reluctant to accept a job investigating a charismatic cult leader.  Then someone releases a deadly plague in Washington and they reconsider, eventually tracking down the people responsible.


Psi/Net  (Tor, 1999, Forge, 2000.)


Trent Calloway #1.


                An ex-soldier who participated in experiments in extrasensory perception discovers that he was drugged and that there is a lingering effect which links him to others who were involved.




Burning Void  (Scion, 1952.)


                A conniving man seeks to dominate all space travel.


MACHALE, D.J.  (Also writes Fantasy.)


Storm (Razorbill, 2014.)


Sylo #2.




Sylo (Razorbill, 2013.)


Sylo #1.


A plague leads to the quarantine of part of Maine.




Hothouse World, The  (Avalon, 1965.)


                A man wakens from suspended animation to discover that most of the Earth is uninhabitable.  The human population survives in a single domed city which, he discovers, technically belongs to him personally.


Vanishing Professor, The  (Waterson, 1927.)


                Not seen.




MacIntyre's Improbable Bestiary  (Wildside, 2001.)


                Collection of unrelated stories and poems.


Woman Between the Worlds, The  (Dell, 1994.)


                A tattoo artist is commissioned to create a tattoo on an invisible woman and gets involved with an invasion of the Earth.




Chameleon Variant, The  (Dial, 1980, Popular Library, 1981.)


                An experimental substance is stolen from a laboratory and shortly thereafter a wave of inexplicable violence including murder and suicide devastates a small town.




Best Defense (Pocket, 2016.)


A Star Trek novel.


A peace conference with the Klingons is under threat.


Body Electric, The (Pocket, 2013.)


A Star Trek Next Generation novel.


A planet killing machine is loose in the galaxy.


Control (Pocket, 2017.)


A Star Trek novel.


A secret cabal within Starfleet undermines its code of conduct.


Desperate Hours (Gallery, 2017.)


A Star Trek Discovery novel.


An encounter with an ancient and belligerent alien vessel.


Disavowed (Pocket, 2014.)


A Star Trek Section 31 novel.


Interstellar espionage.


Gods of Night  (Pocket, 2008.)


A Star Trek Destiny novel.


An ancient menace threatens the civilized galaxy.


Harbinger  (Pocket, 2005.)


A Star Trek novel.


                A new starbase is the focus of a complex plot.


Long Shot (Pocket, 2015.)


A Star Trek Seekers novel.




Lost Souls  (Pocket, 2008.)


A Star Trek Destiny novel.




Mere Mortals  (Pocket, 2008.)


A Star Trek Destiny novel.


A Borg invasion threatens the Federation.


Persistence of Memory, The  (Pocket, 2012.)


A Star Trek Next Generation novel.


Someone steals/abducts Data's android brother.


Promises Broken (Pocket Star, 2009.)


A 4400 Novel.


Time travel and paranormal abilities, based on the tv series.


Reap the Whirlwind  (Pocket, 2007.)


A Star Trek Vanguard novel.


A military clash takes place in a mysterious star system.


Rise Like Lions  (Pocket, 2011.)


A Star Trek novel.


Interstellar war in an alternate universe.


Road of Bones  (Pocket Star, 2006.)


A Wolverine novel.


A superhuman gets involved with a drug that might cure all human diseases.

Silent Weapons  (Pocket, 2012.)


A Star Trek Next Generation novel.


A new technology could affect the balance of power following the Borg war.


Sorrows of Empire, The  (Pocket, 2010.)


A Star Trek Mirror Universe novel.


Spock becomes dictator of the mirror universe and tries to reform it.


Star Trek Destiny  (Gallery, 2012.)


Omnibus of Lost Souls, Mere Mortals, and Gods of Night.


Storming Heaven (Pocket, 2012.)


A Star Trek Vanguard novel.


An ancient weapon is sought to turn back an alien invasion.


Warpath  (Pocket, 2006.)


A Star Trek Deep Space Nine novel.


                A conditioned warrior has doubts about his mission.


Zero Sum Game  (Pocket, 2010.)


A Star Trek Typhon Pact novel.






Yellow Wave, The  (Bentley, 1895, Wesleyan University Press, 2003.)


                An Asian invasion of Australia.




Meek, The  (Roc, 2001.)


                A supposedly deserted asteroid colony proves inhabited after all when a team of engineers discovers that survivors of a genetically altered variant of humanity has managed to survive even in an airless environment.


Omega Sol  (Roc, 2008.)


An alien device on the moon is programmed to destroy the sun.


Omnifix  (Roc, 2004.)


                An alien attack with a tailored virus devastates the Earth.


Orbis  (Roc, 2002.)


                In an alternate universe, aliens have revealed themselves and proclaim to be benefactors.  The Roman Empire never falls, and in the 20th Century, a few people begin to suspect the aliens' motives.


Outpost  (Tor, 1998.)


                A woman is sent to a remote prison world where dream technology is used to control her.  Eventually she regains touch with reality and discovers that the alien technology which runs the prison is breaking down, and that some of her fellow prisoners have already escaped into a wilderness inhabited by dangerous beasts.


Phytosphere  (Roc, 2007.)


Aliens enclose the Earth in an impenetrable sphere in order to wipe out humanity.


Tides  (Pyr, 2005.)


                On a distant world where two separate intelligent races evolved, the first contact between them changes everything for both parties.




Panchronicon, The  (Scribners, 1904.)


                Not seen.  Time travel.




Alien in a Bottle  (HarperCollins, 2004.)


                A boy finds two aliens in a bottle on the beach and they trade three wishes for his help.


Can of Worms  (Avon Camelot, 1999.)


                A youngster discovers that he is actually from another planet and has various adventures among a group of aliens.




Diabols, The  (Paperback Library, 1969. Hale, 1968, as Firemantle.)


                The Diabols are an alien lifeform which is systematically burning the surface of the Earth, and killing any humans in the area.  The protagonist travels into the future, where the invaders have nearely won their war, looking for the secret that will enable the timeline to be changed.


Firemantle.  (See The Diabols.)


Shakehole  (Hale, 1981.)


                Not seen.


Starflight 3000  (Ballantine, 1972, New English Library, 1976.)


                Earth is ruled by two rival agencies which have effectively become one, and on the moon, which has been given a thin atmosphere of its own, a new form of life is evolving whose existence could change humankind.


Tiltangle  (Ballantine, 1970, Hale, 1971.)


                The few survivors of a new ice age live in underground caverns, occasionally sending foraging parties out onto the surface to avoid the creatures that live there and harvest supplies from the ruined cities.


Year of the Painted World, The  (Hale, 1975.)


                A Martian virus is loose on Earth which infects humans and turns them into bellicose maniacs until the plague is brought under control.




Trees of Zharka, The  (Popular Library, 1975. )


                A colony world ruled by a powerful theocracy that forbids all happiness as penance for the unnamed sins of the past sentences two young people to death for daring to be joyful.  This causes one of their priests to turn renegade himself, which eventually undermines their control of the people.




Lunatic Republic, The  (Chatto & Windus, 1959.)


                Not seen.  An expedition to the moon finds a civilization there.


Rival Monster, The  (Chatto & Windus, 1952.)


                Not seen.  The Loch Ness monster.




Adventure in Space  (Wright & Brown, 1967.)


                Not seen.


Day of Judgment  (Wright & Brown, 1956.)


                Not seen.  A plot to take over the world.


Invasion from Space  (Wright & Brown, 1954.)


                Not seen.  Martians invade with good intentions.


Moon Is Ours, The  (Wright & Brown, 1958.)


                Not seen.


Storm Is Rising, A  (Wright & Brown, 1958.)


                Not seen.


Terror in the Sky, The  (Wright & Brown, 1955.)


                Not seen.  An expedition to Mars.


World Without End  (Wright & Brown, 1955.)


                Not seen.  An attempt to survive the death of Earth.


Wrath to Come, The  (Wright & Brown, 1957.)


                Not seen.  The invasion of Earth and how the world was saved.




Weird Scenes Inside the Godmind  (Qubik, 2002.)


                Satire in which a group of strange contemporary humans are pursued by aliens.




Horses at the Gate, The  (HarperCollins, 1995, Onyx, 1996.)


Prehistory #2.


A handful of people flee from the warriors of a nomadic horde that threatens to prevent them from worshipping the Mother Goddess.


Year the Horses Came, The  (HarperCollins, 1993, Onyx, 1995.)


Prehistory #1.


Not seen.


MACKIN, RICK  (Pseudonym of Michael Kasner, whom see.)


Chopper Cops  (Pinnacle, 1990.)


Chopper Cops #1.


                Organized criminal bands act openly in the near future, dealing drugs without interference from the police, who are outgunned and outmanned.  This is the initial adventure of high tech, high powered aerial police called in to wipe out the bad guys, in this case a group that has stolen a missile with which to hold the entire West Coast hostage.


Gulf Attack  (Pinnacle, 1990.)


Chopper Cops #2.


                A group of terrorists is attacking off shore oil rigs in an attempt to cripple US industry by cutting off its fuel source.


Recon Strike Force  (Pinnacle, 1991.)


Chopper Cops #3.


                An elite strike force is sent to destroy a stronghold from which an orbiting satellite can be used to destroy a nuclear power plant.


Sky War  (Pinnacle, 1991.)


Chopper Cops #4.


                A criminal organization launches a reign of terror across the US, using drug addicted victims as pawns in their bid for power. 




America’s Last Days  (Leisure, 2007.)


                A cabal within the American government plots a revolution.


Apocalypse Directive, The  (Leisure, 2008.)


A crackpot President decides to hasten the apocalypse by setting off a nuclear war.




First Clash  (Arms & Armour, 1985.)


                Future war novel.


Invasion  (MacMillan, 1980, Arms & Armour, 1980.)


                An account of the German invasion of England during 1940, written in the form of an historical record rather than a novel.




Menace of the Terribore, The  (Harrap, 1936. Lippincott, 1937, as The Raid of the Terribore.)


                A criminal with a machine that travels through the ground sets off a crime wave in England.


Raid of the Terribore, The.  (See The Menace of the Terribore.)




Day of Misjudgment, The  (Gollancz, 1956.)


                Computers benevolently rule the world.


MACLAY, JOHN  (See collaboration with J.N. Williamson.)


MACLEAN, ALISTAIR  (See also Ian Stuart.)


Circus  (Doubleday, 1975, Crest, 1975.)


                A circus aerialist with ESP is recruited by the CIA to penetrate a foreign base and discover the secret of an antimatter bomb.


Goodbye California  (Doubleday, 1977, Crest, 1978.)


                The theft of fissionable material from a nuclear power station is followed by a threat to use an explosion to trigger a devastating earthquake.  The protagonist must track down the culprit before he succeeds.


MACLEAN, KATHERINE  (See also collaborations which follow, and collaboration with Harry Harrison.)


Diploids and Other Flights of Fancy, The  (Avon, 1962,  Manor, 1973,  Wildside, 2002.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Missing Man  (Berkley, 1976, Wildside, 2002.)


                A man with an odd form of ESP is involved in the search for a missing girl and discovers various dangers and conspiracies lying hidden from view.


Trouble With You Earth People, The  (Starblaze, 1980.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.




Trouble with Treaties  (Lanthorne, 1975.)


                Not seen.




Cosmic Checkmate.  (See Second Game.)


Second Game  (DAW, 1981.  Ace, 1962, in shorter form as Cosmic Checkmate, bound with King of the Fourth Planet by Robert Moore Williams.)


                The human empire is confronted by an inimical alien species who are absolutely determined to conquer them, but the conflict may be resolved by a pair of games played between their representative and a human secret agent.




Dark Wing  (Atheneum, 1979.)


                A teenager living on an Earth dominated by a repressive government comes into contact with an underground resistance movement.  Among other things, the practice of medicine is illegal, and this in particular attracts his interest.




Voices in Time  (St Martins, 1980, Macmillan, 1980.)


                A generation after nuclear war destroyed civilization, much of the old knowledge has been deliberately destroyed.  Now a treasure trove of books allows members of the new generation to discover the truth about the good as well as the evil of the past.




Body’s Guest, The  (Dobson, 1958, Roy, 1959.)


                Not seen.  Body switching.




Breathmoss and Other Exhalations  (Golden Gryphon, 2004.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Great Wheel, The  (Harcourt, 1997.)


                A priest travels to a ruined, pestilent North Africa of the not too distant future and by studying the plight of the people there gains insight into the nature of the settled Europeans nations.


Past Magic  (PS, 2006.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Voyages by Starlight  (Arkham, 1996.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.




Overture to Cambridge  (Unwin, 1936.)


                A state of never ending war dominates the future.




Cassini Division, The  (Legend, 1997,  Tor, 1999.)


Star Fraction #3


                Intrigue and adventure in a solar society recovering from a war against rebellious artificial intelligences, plagued with nanoviruses and other dangers.  Are the Jovian rebels willing to trade with the rest of the solar system, or are they planning further disruption?


Cosmonaut Keep  (Orbit, 2000, Tor, 2001.)


Engines of Light #1.


                The novel alternates between two generations of the same family.  In one, humans make the first contact with an alien race.  In the other, humans and aliens are jointly colonizing other planets.


Cydonia  (?, 1998.)


A Web novel.


                Teens using a world wide web connection get involved with what appears to be the coverup of an alien landing on Earth.


Dark Light  (Orbit, 2001, Tor, 2002.)


Engines of Light  #2.


                An expedition to a far world discovers an artificial ecosystem created by aliens with godlike powers.


Dissidence (Orbit, 2016.)


Corporate War #2.




Divisions  (Tor, 2009.)


Omnibus of The Cassini Division and The Sky Road.


Emergence (Orbit, 2017.)


Corporate War #3.




Engine City  (Orbit, 2002.)


Engines of Light #3.


                A highly advanced colony world has fallen into decay when a projected alien attack never happened, and now a newcomer  is coming to prepare them for war.


Execution Channel, The  (Tor, 2007.)


                In a near future world riddled by terrorism, a mysterious broadcast depicts actual deaths.


Fractions  (Orb, 2008.)


Omnibus of The Star Fraction and The Stone Canal.


Human Front, The  (PS, 2002.)


                In an alternate world where Europe and America turned on Russia during World War II, the protagonist discovers that the Americans are using aliens to fly their aircraft.


Insurgence (Orbit, 2015.)


Corporate War #1.




Learning the World  (Tor, 2005.)


                As humanity expands into space, new kinds of intelligence are discovered.


Newton's Wake  (Tor, 2004.)


                An interstellar entrepreneur has adventures in the aftermath of a collapse of human civilization caused by a rebellion of artificial intelligences.


Night Sessions, The  (Pyr, 2012.)


Robots develop religious feelings.


Restoration Game, The  (Pyr, 2011.)


A woman using computers to explore pre-Soviet Russian history encounters an impossible artifact.


Sky Road, The  (Legend, 2000, Tor, 2000.)


                Loosely related to the Star Fraction series. An attempt to help humanity return to the stars is dependent upon an understanding of problems from the distant past.


Star Fraction, The  (Legend, 1996, Tor, 1998.)


Star Fraction #1


                An interplanetary crisis is in the making when a new drug is developed in a scientist’s lab, and a high tech mercenary finds himself in the middle of it.


Stone Canal, The  (Legend, 1996, Tor, 2000.)


Star Fraction #2


                A clone searches for the truth about the death of his original.  A robot woman struggles to reconcile her nature with her emotions.  A man battles against artificial intelligences to preserve human freedom.




Circuit Breaker  (Bodley Head, 1978.)


                An astronaut’s only hope of survival is to forge a telepathic bond with people he has known and use their combined kinetic powers to alter his craft’s orbit.


Snow White Soliloquies, The  (Viking, 1970, Secker & Warburg, 1970.)


                Not seen.  Suspended animation.


Xanthe and the Robots  (Bodley Head, 1977, Penguin, 1979.)


                The human race is debating the advisability of pursuing the manufacture of two new forms of robotic worker, each of which is humanoid and one of which seems capable of much of the intellectual creativity of human beings.




Blakely’s Ark  (Berkley, 1981.)


                A devastating new plague has wiped out more than ninety percent of the world’s population, and many of the survivors are insane or deformed or live in violent, roving bands.  The protagonist is possibly the last sane, unaffected man in the world, and he’s getting lonely as he travels about looking for companionship.




Ancient, The  (Xlibris, 2002.)


                Military and political thriller set among the stars.




Go Home, Unicorn  (Faber, 1935.)


Reggie Brooks #1.


                People’s thoughts manifest themselves by means of a new device.


Men Are Like Animals  (Faber, 1937.)


Reggie Brooks #2.


                Not seen.  Mind control.


MACTYRE, PAUL  (Pseudonym of R.J. Adam.)


Doomsday, 1999  (Ace, 1963.  Hodder, 1962, as Midge.)


                The world has been nearly destroyed by an atomic war and the survivors are struggling to build a new society when a new menace arises to throw their future into jeopardy.  A mutated insect form with a mass mind begins to divide what remains of the human race, preventing them from organizing any effective resistance.  The protagonists are on the run from a variety of human foes when they discover that they alone can somehow communicate and co-exist with the swarms.


Midge.  (See Doomsday, 1999.)




Lost Planet, The  (Burke, 1953.)


Jeremy Grant #1.


                A race to visit a far planet, with the good guys finally beating the villains, who are aided by a spy plotting to sabotage their rivals.  For younger readers.


Peril on the Lost Planet  (Burke, 1960.)


Jeremy Grant #5.


                Not seen.


Red Fire on the Lost Planet  (Burke, 1959.)


Jeremy Grant #4.


                Not seen.


Return to the Lost Planet  (Burke, 1954.)


Jeremy Grant #2.


A spacecrew returns to a planet to solve a fresh mystery.


Satellite 7  (Burke, 1958.)


                Not seen.


Secret of the Lost Planet  (Burke, 1953.)


Jeremy Grant #3.


                An interplanetary battle for a mind controlling device.


Space Agent and the Ancient Peril  (Burke, 1964.)


Jeremy Grant #8.


                Not seen.


Space Agent and the Isles of Fire  (Burke, 1962.)


Jeremy Grant #7.


                Not seen.


Space Agent from the Lost Planet  (Burke, 1961.)


Jeremy Grant #6.


                Not seen.


Super Nova and the Frozen Man  (Brockhampton, 1970.)


Super Nova #2.


                Not seen.


Super Nova and the Rogue Satellite  (Knight, 1969.)


Super Nova #1


                A young spaceman tries to disable a satellite that is malfunctioning and finds more trouble than he bargained for.


Tiger Mountain  (Burke, 1952.)


                Not seen.




Memoirs of the Twentieth Century, The  (Osborn and Longman, 1733.)


                A future history.




Outbanker  (TSR, 1990.)


                The Outbankers are a group of roving space patrolmen whose job is to protect their independent colony worlds from the encroachment of a ruthless interplanetary corporation.  They discover the job isn’t a particularly easy one.


MADDOCK, LARRY  (Pseudonym of Jack Jardine.  See also Howard L. Cory.)


Emerald Elephant Gambit, The  (Ace, 1967.)


Agent of Terra #3.


                Aliens from another world try to interfere with the history of Earth, so agents of a time travel force go back to ancient India in order to ensure that the world remains faithful to its original course.


Flying Saucer Gambit, The  (Ace, 1966.)


Agent of Terra #1.


                The agent of a combined space and time intelligence group returns to 20th Century Earth to prevent its takeover by an exterior power that is trying to change the course of history.


Golden Goddess Gambit, The  (Ace, 1967.)


Agent of Terra #2.


                Time agents are investigating an anachronistic artifact in ancient Crete when they stumble across evidence of the existence of Atlantis.  On that fabled continent, they uncover a plot to sabotage the time lines.


Time Trap Gambit, The  (Ace, 1969.)


Agent of Terra #4.


                The evil agents of EMPIRE are manipulating the time lines again, this time specifically to lure a topnotch agent into a paradox that will take him out of the game and allow them to pursue their plans to alter history to their liking.




Time Maze, The  (Nelson, 1960.)


                Two youngsters find a gateway that leads from one time period to others.


MADDOX, CARL  (Pseudonym of E.C. Tubb, whom see.)


Living World, The  (Titbits, 1954.)


                Adventures among strange worlds.


Menace from the Past  (Titbits, 1954.)


                Aliens from another dimension are trapped in the solar system.




Halo  (Tor, 1991.)


                Aboard an orbiting habitat, an experiment with artificial intelligence has taken an unexpected turn.  For some reason, more and more resources are being devoted to the project, and it appears that no human agency is responsible for the changes.




Distant Worlds  (Scribners, 1932, Hyperion, 1976, translated from the German by Max Shachtman.)


                Dated but occasionally interesting book of a spaceship that wanders around the solar system for a series of adventures before establishing a Utopian society on a planet around another star.


MADLEE, DOROTHY  (See collaborations with Andre Norton.)




Unisave  (Ace, 1980.)


                There have been so many violations of the voluntary laws of reproduction in a very overpopulated Earth that drastic actions must be taken.  In this case, they take the form of euthanasia, randomly applied.




U.S.S.A  (Morrow, 1989, Pinnacle, 1991.)


                A murder investigation takes place in the aftermath of a nuclear war that left the US as the ruling authority in Russia.  The protagonist discovers that a form of unique Russian culture still exists beneath the veneer of capitalism that has been superimposed on their country.




Under the Sea to the North Pole  (Sampson Low, 1894.)


                An expedition by submarine.




Restore Me (HarperCollins, 2018.)


Psi powers.




Postmortal, The  (Penguin, 2011.)


Immortality has multiple bad side effects.


MAGGIN, ELLIOT S.  (See also collaboration with Scott Lobdell.)


Kingdom Come  (Warner, 1998, Aspect, 1999.)


                An interesting premise for this novel.  Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, and the other superheroes have retired, disappeared, or become reclusive.  A new gene is growing more common among the general population, creating more and more superhumans, although some who claim to be heroes are anything but.  Eventually, the old guard has to come out of retirement to restore order.


Last Son of Krypton  (Warner, 1978.)


A Superman novel.


                A retelling of the origin of Superman, his exile from the doomed planet Krypton as an infant, his adoption by the Kent family, and his early battles with Lex Luthor and other villains.


Miracle Monday  (Warner, 1981.)


A Superman novel.


                Superman nearly meets his match in the form of a time traveling, alien creature from another dimension whose powers are virtually supernatural.  And to top things off, Superman can’t use his Clark Kent alias to gain a respite from the battle.




Japanese Utopia, A  (Routledge, 1905.)


                Not seen.


MAGON, JYMN  (See Robin Tallis.)


MAGROON, VECTOR  (Pseudonym of Julian Franklyn.)


Burning Void  (Scion, 1952.)


                A villain’s plan to dominate space travel is thwarted by the hero.


MAGRS, PAUL  (See also collaboration which follows.)


Mad Dogs and Englishmen  (BBC, 2002.)


A Doctor Who novel.


                The Doctor must prevent a film from being made after visiting a future in which it causes interplanetary trouble.


Scarlet Empress, The  (BBC, 1998.)


A Doctor Who novel.


                The Doctor arrives on a planet whose civilization is so old that their technology resembles magic.  A renegade timelord has arrived as well, hoping to learn the secrets of this technology in order to gain great power over the rest of the universe.


Sick Building  (BBC, 2007.)


A Doctor Who novel.


A voracious creature menaces a planet.


Verdigris  (BBC, 2000.)


A Doctor Who novel.


                The Doctor has to head off a group of disparate aliens who want to invade the Earth by taking the shapes of fictional characters.




Blue Angel, The  (BBC, 1999.)


A Doctor Who book.


                A series of episodic adventures on the comic side as the Doctor becomes involved with the crew of a starship and with strange societies on different planets.




I Feel Like the Morning Star  (Harper & Row, 1989.)


                Tensions make life difficult for a colony on a far world which is forced  to live in very restricted quarters and with a highly rigid social structure.




Next Generation, The  (Hurst & Blackett, 1871.)


                A very long history of the future.




Special People, The  (Scythe, 1995.)


                In a future American dictatorship, several people hold out hope for a return of freedom.


MAHR, KURT  (See also collaborations with K.H. Scheer & Walter Ernsting. The Perry Rhodan novels are a multi-author series originally published in Germany.)


Action: Divison 3  (Ace, 1976.)


Perry Rhodan #94.


A team of human adventurers deals with a planet whose seas are filled with deadly predators.


Ambassadors from Aurigel, The  (Ace, 1975.)


Perry Rhodan #64.


Human colonists on a dangerous new world face an added threat when an alien force invades the planet.


Atom Hell of Grautier, The  (Ace, 1975.)


Perry Rhodan #75.


Rhodan's wife is dead and it appears that he may have followed suit, causing chaos to spread through his empire.


Beasts Below, The  (Master Publications, 1979.)


Perry Rhodan #128.


                Not seen.


Between the Galaxies  (Master Publications, 1978.)


Perry Rhodan #119.


                Not seen.


Beware the Microbots  (Ace, 1973.)


Perry Rhodan #35.


A planet inhabited by a deadly species of insects is explored by potential human colonists.


Blue Dwarfs, The  (Ace, 1974.)


Perry Rhodan #54.


Colonists exiled from Earth seem to have mastered their new home, but internal conflicts threaten their future.


Caves of the Druufs  (Ace, 1975.)


Perry Rhodan #72.


There are rumors once again that Perry Rhodan is dead, rumors which threaten the stability of the empire he created.


Checkmate: Universe  (Ace, 1975.)


Perry Rhodan #74.


Forces from Earth attempt to manipulate two powerful rival empires to reduce their threat to universal peace.


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


Perry Rhodan #114.


The Arkonide empire is in danger of falling as its government becomes unstable and rival empires press against its borders.


Death Waits in Semispace  (Ace, 1975.)


Perry Rhodan #61.


In order to maintain his immortality, Rhodan must travel to a distant world and overcome the usual variety of dangers.


Desert of Death's Domain  (Ace, 1976.)


Perry Rhodan #100.


A spaceship full of humans has adventures on a far world.


Dimension Search  (Ace, 1974.)


Perry Rhodan #60.


The planet that holds the secret of eternal youth has mysteriously disappeared.


Enemy in the Dark  (Ace, 1975.)


Perry Rhodan #85.


A robot ruler ceases to function, which causes violent unrest in the empire it ruled.


Fleet of the Springers, The  (Ace, 1973.)


Perry Rhodan #23.


Rhodan is off to rescue some kidnapped humans and finds himself outgunned by an alien force.


Fortress in Time  (Master Publications, 1978.)


Perry Rhodan #123.


                Not seen.


Galactic Alarm  (Ace, 1969.)


Perry Rhodan #3.


Rhodan attempts to build the first human starship while fearful forces on Earth strive to prevent any contact with the civilization beyond our solar system.


Ghosts of Gol, The  (Ace, 1971.)


Perry Rhodan #10.


In order to secure the secret of eternal life, Rhodan must solve a series of mysterious challenges posed by an alien creature.


Guardians, The  (Ace, 1974.)


Perry Rhodan #58.


More action and bloodshed as human colonists try to defend their new world from a force of alien invaders.


Idol from Passa, The  (Ace, 1976.)


Perry Rhodan #98.


Several thousand human beings mysteriously vanished and the newly founded government of a united Earth sets out to track them down.


Menace of Atomigeddon  (Ace, 1977, bound with Flight from Tarkihl by Clark Darlton.)


An unnumbered Perry Rhodan book.


The uproar caused by the discovery of a galactic civilization unsettles the governments of Earth and pushes them toward a nuclear war.


Menace of the Mutant Master  (Ace, 1972.)


Perry Rhodan #18.


A super hypnotist raises an army to challenge Perry Rhodan's plans to unite Earth under a single government.


Peril on Ice Planet  (Ace, 1973.)


Perry Rhodan #23.


A desperate effort to rescue a party of humans from an icebound world before they are killed or captured by a marauding force of hostile aliens.


Planet of the Dying Sun, The  (Ace, 1972.)


Perry Rhodan #11.


Searching for the secret of immortality, a band of Earthman face unexpected danger on a primitive world.


Planet of the Gods  (Ace, 1973.)


Perry Rhodan #27.


Rhodan's companions help rebels to successfully overthrow the dictator of their world.


Plasma Monster, The  (Ace, 1976.)


Perry Rhodan #95.


A new batch of alien monsters threatens the stability of Perry Rhodan's universe.


Renegades of the Future  (Ace, 1975.)


Perry Rhodan #65.


Colonists are faced with the choice of abandoning their world and returning to the solar system, or remaining to face an imminent attack by a bellicose alien race.


Return from the Void  (Ace, 1974.)


Perry Rhodan #51.


Humans struggle against a robot mastermind which is hampered by the fact that it can't adjust to the perturbations disturbing the steady flow of time.


Sgt. Robot  (Ace, 1977, bound with The Stolen Spacefleet by Clark Darlton.)


Perry Rhodan #110.


A mysterious figure worries Rhodan because he might represent yet another threat to the survival of the human race.


Silence of Gom, The  (Ace, 1974.)


Perry Rhodan #39.


Rhodan must decide whether or not to risk rescuing a group of his friends, kidnapped by a mysterious alien force, when doing so may expose Earth to attack.


Solar Assassins  (Ace, 1974.)


Perry Rhodan #49.


Various of his enemies on Earth conspire to assassinate Perry Rhodan and destroy his carefully constructed worldwide government.


Station of the Invisibles  (Master Publications, 1979.)


Perry Rhodan #133.


                Not seen.


To Arkon!  (Ace, 1973.)


Perry Rhodan #30.


While trying to return some of his alien friends to their home world, Rhodan and company are taken prisoner by another race of star traveling aliens.


Unknown Sector: Milky Way  (Ace, 1974.)


Perry Rhodan #45.


Rhodan gets caught in the battle between one race and their alien masters.


Venus in Danger  (Ace, 1972.)


Perry Rhodan #14.


As if the dangers of the jungle planet Venus were not enough, an alien warfleet is en route to the solar system to enslave the human race.


Venus Trap, The  (Ace, 1972.)


Perry Rhodan #17.


Various adventures in the jungles of Venus, avoiding dinosaurs and less scaley villains.


Wonderflower of Utik  (Ace, 1976.)


Perry Rhodan #105.


The usual web of conspiracy, battles, and such, this time involving a mysterious plant with parapsychic abilities.




Aliens in the Family  (Scholastic, 1985, Methuen, 1986.)


                A teen discovers that the new kid in school is actually from another dimension.  Helping the newcomer complete his mission gets more complicated when the door between the worlds proves to work both ways.


MAIKOWSKY, MICHAEL F. (See collaboration with Chris L. Wolf)




Land of Tomorrow, The  (Book Guild, 1990.)


Land #1.


                Not seen.


Run Fox Run  (Book Guild, 1990.)


Land #2.


                Not seen.




Planet of Adventure  (Hodder, 1986.)


Fraser #3.


                Not seen.


Planet of Evil  (Hodder, 1983.)


Fraser #2.


                Not seen.


White Planet, The  (Hodder, 1982.)


Fraser #1.


                Not seen.




Maiden Voyager  (Five Star, 2005.)


                A young girl with unusual mental powers finds herself in a world that seems to violate natural law when she travels into outer space.


MAINE, CHARLES ERIC  (Pseudonym of David McIlwain.)


Alph  (Doubleday, 1972, Ballantine, 1972.)


                Almost exactly the same plot as World Without Men, but a completely different novel.  Men are extinct and the government is concealing the truth about their departure.


Atomic Man, The.  (See The Isotope Man.)


B.E.A.S.T.  (Hodder, 1966, Ballantine, 1967, Coronet, 1967.)


                The authorities are suspicious of a scientist who seems to be straying from the work assigned to him and send in an investigator.  He eventually discovers that the installation’s computer has evolved into an artificial intelligence.


Big Death, The.  (See The Darkest of Nights.)


Calculated Risk  (Hodder, 1960, Corgi, 1962.)


                In the aftermath of a terrible war, two people from the future plan to escape the ruins by mentally traveling back through time and displacing the personalities of two people in that era.  But things don’t work out exactly as they had planned.


Count Down.  (See Fire Past the Future.)


Crisis 2000  (Hodder, 1955, Corgi, 1958.  Magazine title Wall of Fire.  Armchair, 2018, as Wall of Fire bound with Too Many Worlds by Gerald Vance.)


                A flying saucer from Saturn lands on Earth.


Darkest of Nights, The  (Hodder, 1962, Panther, 1965.  Gold Medal, 1968, as Survival Margin.  Sphere, revised, 1978, as The Big Death.)


                A mutated virus wipes out half the population of Earth and brings an end to international commerce.  In the British Isles, the draconian decisions of the beleaguered government lead to an open civil war.


Escapement.  (See The Man Who Couldn’t Sleep.)


Fire Past the Future  (Ballantine, 1959, Hodder, 1959, Corgi, 1961, Panther, ?, as Count-Down.  Magazine title The Big Countdown.)


                Tension and murder surround a group of scientists on a remote island as they prepare to test a new rocket that is powered by an antigravity drive.


He Owned the World  (Avon, 1960, Avalon, 1960.  Hodder, 1961, Panther, 1963, as The Man Who Owned the World.)


                An astronaut is frozen in space and revived centuries later after a series of devastating wars has completely changed the political structure of Earth.  To his surprise, he discovers that his investments have grown to the point where he literally owns the world, although that doesn’t stop people from trying to use him to suit their own purposes.


High Vacuum  (Ballantine, 1957, Hodder, 1957, Corgi, 1959.)


                The first flight to the moon crashlands and the crew must find a way to survive even though they have a limited supply of oxygen and other supplies. 


Isotope Man, The  (Hodder, 1957, Lippincott, 1957, Corgi, 1958.)


Mike Delaney #1.


                A strangely luminescent corpse is discovered, which appears to be the exact duplicate of a scientist still alive and working on a secret project.


Man Who Couldn’t Sleep, The  (Lippincott, 1956.  Hodder, 1956, as Escapement.)


                The inventor of a device that allows emotions to be recorded and played back must battle his own invention when an entrepreneur uses it to lure a large portion of the population into dream palaces where they withdraw completely from the real world.


Man Who Owned the World, The.  (See He Owned the World.)


Mind of Mr. Soames, The  (Hodder, 1961, Panther, 1964, Pyramid, 1970.)


                Marginal story about a man who was comatose for the first thirty years of his life, and the unusual adjustments he makes to the world when a miraculous event makes him conscious for the first time.


Never Let Up  (Hodder, 1964.)


Mike Delaney #3.


               Marginal thriller involving spies and possibly antigravity.


Random Factor, The  (Hodder, 1971.)


                Not seen.


Spaceways  (Hodder, 1953, Pan, 1954.  Avalon, 1958, as Spaceways Satellite.)


                Originally a radio play, then a movie.  A mysterious disappearance following the failure of a rocket launch causes a security officer to suspect murder and possibly sabotage.


Spaceways Satellite.  (See Spaceways.)


Subterfuge  (Hodder, 1959.  Magazine title Counter Psych.)


Mike Delaney #2.


                Marginal thriller about a murderer lurking around a scientific project in Australia that seems to have some link between brain functions and rocketry.


Survival Margin.  (See The Darkest of Nights.)


Thirst!  (See The Tide Went Out.)


Tide Went Out, The  (Hodder, 1958, Ballantine, 1959, Corgi, 1960.  Sphere, 1977, Charter, 1977, revised as Thirst!)


                A series of climatic changes and earthquakes leads to a massive drop in the sea level, which reduces rain, which leads to a worldwide drought.  The story follows the adventures of some of the people attempting to survive in the suddenly hostile environment.


Timeliner   (Hodder, 1955, Rinehart, 1955, Bantam, 1956, Corgi, 1958.)


                The protagonist is cut loose from his body and his consciousness travels forward through time, inhabiting the bodies of various people until he finally reaches a civilization which can control the phenomenon and send him back to his own time.


World Without Men  (Ace, 1958, Digit, 1963. Armchair, 2020, bound with The Synthetic Men by Ed Earl Repp. Expanded as Alph.)


                In the distant future, there are no men left alive, although the government claims to be attempting to recreate the sex.  Then a newscaster sees the body of a preserved male and subsequently discovers that the authorities are suppressing the truth.




Day Khrushchev Panicked, The  (Cassell, 1961, Random House, 1961, Digit, 1962, MacFadden, 1963.)


                A secret history novel.  During the Cuban missile crisis, the Soviets launched a superweapon system into orbit that would have let them conquer the world, but the launch ultimately failed.




Alpha Experience, The  (Allen, 1974.)


                Not seen.


Minus Tower, The  (MacGibbon & Kee, 1971.)


                Not seen.  A hotel in space.




By and By  (Bentley, 1873.)


                A novel of Utopia.


MAJOR, H.M.  (Pseudonym of Sharon Jarvis, whom see, and Kathleen Buckley.)


Alien Trace, The  (Signet, 1984.)


Alien Trace #1.


                A low key, alien police officer on a planet of empaths is faced with a new problem.  Since violence is virtually unknown among his kind, the arrival of a trading post of humans introduces a whole new level of complexity into his society.


Time Twister  (Signet, 1984.)


Alien Trace #2.


                An alien empath sets off to other worlds to track down the person who killed his family.  To pay the bills, he hires out to track down a woman kidnapped by space pirates, although he eventually suspects she may be his personal quarry as well.




Escape to Venus  (Rich & Cowan, 1956.)


                Not seen.




God’s Grace  (Farrar Straus Giroux, 1982.)


                The last human following a nuclear war tries to create a new race by interbreeding with suddenly intelligent apes.




Coup, The  (Doubleday, 2007.)


                Marginal thriller about a vice-president who decides to promote himself.




Joker, The  (Doubleday, 1954, Gollancz, 1954, Warner, 1974, translated from the French by H. Briffault.)


                In a regimented future, the protagonist discovers one day that his wife and child have disappeared and that  his entire life appears to have been erased, so he sets out to find out what happened to it.




Iron Rain, The  (Laser, 1976.)


                Unprecedented meteor showers buffet the Earth and destroy most of civilization.  The protagonist carves out a new life for himself in the aftermath.


Unknown Shore, The  (Laser, 1976.)


                A starship becomes lost in the universe and eventually finds an unknown planet on which to land and found an involuntary colony.




Tele-Sex  (Greenleaf, 1968.)




MALCOLM, GRANT  (Pseudonym of Dennis Talbot Hughes, whom see.)


Green Mandarin Mystery, The  (Curtis Warren, 1950.)


                Mystery story in which it is eventually revealed that the villains plot to take over the world and use superhumans to rule.




Rip 7  (Musson, 1976, Paperjacks, 1977.)


                Organized crime gets hold of a new drug that allows people to have endless, voluntary orgasms and uses it to change the world forever.  Its originator, however, escapes to a South American jungle with his family.




Chaucer and the Flying Saucer  (Exposition, 1954.)


                Not seen.




Cost of Honor, The  (Fandemonium, ?)


A Stargate novel.


Humans negotiate with a race of paranoids.


Matter of Honor, A  (Fandemonium, ?)


A Stargate novel.


An interstellar rescue mission.




Extrapolasis    (Doubleday, 1967, Curtis, 1968.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.




Serpent and the Butterfly, The  (Hale, 1980.)


                Not seen.




To Touch the Stars  (Leisure, 1998.)


                A woman raids a space station searching for a missing child and takes captive a man with whom she eventually falls in love.




Tales from the Crypto-System  (Prime, 2003.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


MALONEY, MACK  (Pseudonym of Brian Kelleher.)


Battle at Zero Point  (Ace, 2003.)


Starhawk #4.


                A rebel fighting an inept interstellar empire finds a portal to another dimension.


Chopper Ops  (Berkley, 1999.)


Chopper #1.


                Marginal thriller about the theft of a revolutionary new helicopter.


Circle War, The  (Zebra, 1987.)


Wingman #2.


                There are rumors that the Soviet Union is massing another naval and air armada to assault the west coast of North America, so Hawk Hunter marshals his forces and prepares to repel a fresh invasion.


Final Storm, The  (Zebra, 1989.)


Wingman #6.


                When the Soviets realize that they have lost their last chance of conquering America, extremists in an Arctic base plan a fresh nuclear assault that will wipe out everyone who survived the nuclear war.


Fourth Empire, The  (Ace, 2002.)


Starhawk #3.


                Semi-literate nonsense about a rebellion against a galactic empire.


Freedom Express  (Zebra, 1990.)


Wingman #7.


                Improbable story of a military train literally miles in length which is escorted by an ace fighter pilot when it sets out to reclaim the American southwest from an army of neo-Nazis intent upon creating a new nation.


Ghost War, The  (Zebra, 1993.)


Wingman #11.


                Having been foiled in their attempt to invade America, an evil Asian empire sends its forces to conquer Southeast Asia.  Hunter receives a desperate plea for help and organizes a relief mission to defend that region from the invaders.


Lucifer Crusade, The  (Zebra, 1987.)


Wingman #3.


                With the Soviet armies defeated and retreating, Hunter goes to North Africa to pursue a villainous terrorist who has escaped there and who plans to exploit the conflict in that part of the world to further undermine the survival of the free world.


Planet America  (Ace, 2001.)


Starhawk #2.


                A mysterious man abandons the traditional space force of the human empire in order to protect a planet from an alien invasion.


Return from the Inferno  (Zebra, 1991.)


Wingman #9.


                Post apocalypse America is being invaded by Germanic peoples from Europe on the east coast and Asians on the west.  Hawk Hunter is missing in action and the forces of freedom seem doomed.  But there are persistent rumors of an army gathering secretly under his leadership, and naturally the rumors turn out to be true.


Shuttle Down  (Berkley, 2000.)


Chopper Ops #3.


                A space shuttle with a high tech camera aboard is diverted to China, so a crack helicopter commando team is sent to retrieve or destroy it.


Skyfire  (Zebra, 1990.)


Wingman #8.


                The neo-Nazis have still not been completely defeated in their bid to conquer parts of North America, and now they launch a series of cleverly designed attacks against eastern cities in their last desperate attempt to conquer the continent.


Sky Ghost, The  (Pinnacle, 1997.)


Wingman #14.


                After preventing a comet from striking the Earth, Hunter has his strangest adventure yet.  He is knocked into an alternate world  where World War II is still underway and the Germans have nuclear weapons.


Starhawk  (Ace, 2001.)


Starhawk #1.


                In a repressive interstellar dictatorship, an obscure man has an unusual talent, and its discovery puts him in peril when the authorities decide he's a threat.


Storm over Saturn  (Ace, 2004.)


Starhawk #5.


                Old style interstellar war story told with incredible ineptness.


Target: Point Zero  (Pinnacle, 1996.)


Wingman #12.


                A Russian warlord with a space shuttle has been gathering derelict satellites in order to build a world dominating weapons system, but he underestimates the resourcefulness of Hawk Hunter and is ultimately thwarted.


Thunder in the East  (Zebra, 1988.)


Wingman #4.


                The western half of America is free, but the east has been subdued by traitors and the remnants of an invasion force.  Hunter organizes a fresh series of attacks to liberate that area when he learns that his enemies are preparing to strike against the last bastions of freedom.


Twisted Cross, The  (Zebra, 1989.)


Wingman #5.


                A group of neo-Nazis with stolen nuclear bombs are threatening to blow up the Panama Canal unless their demands are met.  Instead of paying them off, Hunter takes on a new mission, to destroy them before they have a chance to use the weapons.


War of the Sun  (Zebra, 1992.)


Wingman #10.


                Hunter sets out on a nuclear powered aircraft carrier for a daring strike against the capital of a resurgent Asian empire, hoping to wreak enough destruction to force the abandonment of their plans to conquer North America.


Wingman  (Zebra, 1987, Pinnacle, ?)


Wingman #1.


                The US lost a limited nuclear war and Soviet armies have taken over much of the country.  Out of the wreckage appears an extraordinary hero, a fighter pilot who dares to keep fighting the war that most believe is already over.


Zero Red  (Berkley, 2000.)


A Chopper Ops novel.


                American special forces units are enlisted in an attempt to recapture a Soviet aircraft carrier that has been hijacked along with its store of nuclear weapons.  Marginal.


MALZERG, BARRY N.  (See also K.M. O’Donnell and collaboration which follows.)


Best of Barry N. Malzberg, The  (Pocket, 1976.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Beyond Apollo  (Random House, 1972, Faber, 1974, Pocket, 1974, Carroll & Graf, 1989.)


                The only survivor of the first expedition to Venus returns to Earth, refusing to divulge information about the creatures he found on Venus.  But is the planet really inhabited, or is the last astronaut merely insane?


Chorale  (Doubleday, 1978.)


                When a scientist discovers that the past doesn't exist, people from the present must be sent back to fill in the missing parts.


Conversations  (Bobbs Merrill, 1974.)


                Dystopian novella..


Cross of Fire, The  (Ace, 1982.)


                In the future, dream therapy has become so real that one can live an entire life tailored to particular psychological problems.  The protagonist decides to relive the life of Jesus, and thereafter tells his story.


Day of the Burning, The  (Ace, 1974.)


                A minor government official is contacted by agents of an alien force who advise him that he has a limited time to prove that the human race is worthy of admission to the interstellar community.  If he fails, Earth and everyone on it will be destroyed.


Destruction of the Temple, The  (Pocket, 1974, New English Library, 1975.)


                Strange novel about a man who wants to re-enact Kennedy’s assassination against the background of the now destroyed New York City.


Down Here in the Dream Quarter  (Doubleday, 1976.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Falling Astronauts, The  (Ace, 1971, Arrow, 1975.)


                His last mission to the moon resulted in a nervous breakdown, so the protagonist is reduced to doing public relations work for the space program.  But then a new mission is planned, and his strange delusions are about to interact with reality.


Galaxies  (Pyramid, 1975, Carroll & Graf, 1989.)


                A space pilot carrying a cargo of cyborg engineers falls into a black hole and is caught in a dilemma.  An attempt to escape to normal space might literally destroy the universe.


Gamesman, The  (Pocket, 1975.)


                In a boring future utopia, the only source of excitement is an elaborate game, the consequences of which could be fatal to those participants who lose.


Guernica Night  (Bobbs-Merrill, 1975, New English Library, 1978.)


                A wave of inexplicable suicides shakes a future Earth.


Herovit’s World  (Random House, 1973, Pocket, 1974, Arrow, 1976.)




In the Enclosure  (Avon, 1973, Hale, 1976.)


                An alien arrives on Earth and is imprisoned by humans, who systematically sift through his brain seeking all of his knowledge.


In the Stone House  (Arkham, 2000.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Last Transaction, The  (Pinnacle, 1977.)


                The President of the US must deal with terrorists who threaten nuclear explosions unless he sets up a world government designed according to their specifications.


Malzberg At Large  (Ace, 1979.)


                Omnibus of Dwellers in the Deep and The Final War and Other Fantasies, both originally published as by K.M. O’Donnell.


Man Who Loved the Midnight Lady, The  (Doubleday, 1980.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Many Worlds of Barry Malzberg, The  (Popular Library, 1975.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Men Inside, The  (Lancer, 1973, Arrow, 1976, Magnum, ?)


                In a future where miniaturized humans perform medical procedures on the full sized, a new religion begins to spread across the world.


On a Planet Alien  (Pocket, 1974.)


                The first human visitors to a barbaric planet find a number of mysteries including a strange artifact and hints that an earlier group of star travelers might have touched down on this world.  And the captain suspects as well that there are traitors among his crew, but his own memory is flawed.


On a Planet Alien  (Ibooks, 2002.)


                Omnibus of Scop, On a Planet Alien, and In the Enclosure.


Out from Ganymede  (Warner, 1974.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Overlay  (Lancer, 1972, New English Library, 1975.)


                Alien invaders who infiltrate the minds of humans seem to have an easy task in conquering the world.  But then they encounter a single man whose mind is different, and who could spell disaster for their plans.


Passage of the Light, The  (NESFA, 1994.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Phase IV  (Pocket, 1973, Pan, 1973, from the screenplay by Mayo Simon.)


                A mass of ants turns an American city into a ghost town and the human race finally wakens to the fact that the world of insects is challenging us for rule of the world.


Remaking of Sigmund Freud, The  (Del Rey, 1985.)


                Standard equipment aboard exploratory starships is a simulacrum of Sigmund Freud, designed to help with the psychological problems of the crew.  But when the Freuds begin to interact with aliens, the future of the entire universe is altered.


Revelations  (Paperback Library, 1972, Avon, 1977.)


                A controversial talk show host arranges for a future program to include the 29th man to have walked on the moon.  But that individual quietly announces that he plans to tell the truth about the space program, and now someone is trying to prevent him from appearing.


Scop  (Pyramid, 1976.)


                The protagonist is a time traveler who goes back to attempt to prevent the assassinations of John Kennedy and others, but all of his efforts are not only unsuccessful, they seem almost to have caused the killings to succeed.


Sodom and Gomorrah Business, The  (Pocket, 1974, Arrow, 1979.)


                A group of men have been trained as professional soldiers by the Institute, beyond whose gates supposedly lies a savage world where women are even more of a rarity than law and order.  Their training completed, some of them decide to find out the truth.


Tactics of Conquest  (Pyramid, 1974.)


                The protagonist is contacted by the Overlords of the universe and told that he will engage in a series of chess matches against an agent of evil, and that the outcome of the matches will determine the fate of the entire universe.




On Account of Darkness  (Five Star, 2004.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


MAMATAS, NICK  (Also writes Horror.)


Sensation  (PM, 2011.)


A woman discovers a hidden reality in which we are watched over by intelligent aliens.


Under My Roof  (Soft Skull, 2007.)


A man builds a nuclear bomb and secedes from the US.




Noctet  (Argo, 1997.)


                Collection of loosely related stories.




Spartacus  (Pocket, 1992.)


A Star Trek: Next Generation novel.


The Enterprise is assisting a disabled ship from the planet Vemla when more of their kind show up, claiming that the first lot are escaped slaves.  Picard has to decide whether or not the Prime Directive applies or whether he can intercede.




Granville Hypothesis, The  (Manor, 1979.)


                A future civilization is governed by benevolent computers that manage all aspects of human life.  Suddenly the systems begin to malfunction, causing great problems throughout the world.  A computer specialist investigates and discovers that a terrorist is sabotaging the system in his quest to seize world power.




Station Eleven (Vintage, 2014.)


A new plague wipes out most of the world.




Computer Monsters  (Scholastic, 1984.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Computer Space Adventures  (Scholastic, 1984.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


MANGELS, ANDY  (See collaborations which follow.)


Pursuit  (Simon, 2003.)


A Roswell novel.


The FBI follow the human and alien fugitives as they leave Roswell.


Skeletons in the Closet  (Simon, 2002.)


A Roswell novel.


The alien teens try to track down human DNA donors.




Cathedral  (Pocket, 2002.)


A Star Trek Deep Space Nine novel.


                An alien artifact wakens a personality in Doctor Bashir that had been long suppressed.


Forged in Fire  (Pocket, 2007.)


A Star Trek Excelsior novel.


The story of Sulu after he left Kirk.


Good That Men Do, The  (Pocket, 2007.)


A Star Trek Enterprise novel.


An investigator tries to find out why Starfleet falsified history.


Kobayashi Maru (Pocket, 2008.)


A Star Trek Enterprise novel.


A starship on picket duty discovers an interstellar plot.


Last Full Measure  (Pocket, 2006.)


A Star Trek Enterprise novel.


                Earth is attacked by an alien superweapon.


Red King, The  (Pocket, 2005.)


A Star Trek Next Generation novel.


                Human and Romulan ships encounter an offshoot of humanity.


Rogue  (Pocket, 2001.)


A Star Trek novel.




Sundered, The  (Pocket, 2003.)


A Star Trek Lost Era novel.


                Captain Sulu gets involved in negotiations between two alien races that could result in a war against the Federation.


Taking Wing  (Pocket, 2005.)


A Star Trek Next Generation novel.


                The threat of civil war within the Romulan Empire disturbs the galaxy.


Trill (Pocket, 2005, bound with Bajor by J. Noah Kym.)


A Star Trek Deep Space Nine novel.


                An entire planetary population is keeping a dangerous secret.


Turnabout (Simon, 2003.)


A Roswell novel.


Liz has a vision of alien Isabel's death in Los Angeles.




Kingdom of Fukkian, The  (Belmont, 1969.)


                The world of the future has become obsessed with a single subject - sex, and every aspect of human existence is designed to make it easier and more frequent.




Affinity Bridge, The  (Snowbooks, 2008, Tor, 2009.)


Newbury & Hobbes #1.


In an alternate Victorian England, technology takes an unusual turn.


Casebook of Newbury & Hobbes, The  (Titan, ?)


Newbury & Hobbes


Collection of related stories.


Child of Time  (Telos, 2007.)


A Time Hunter novel.




Engines of War (Broadway, 2014.)


A Doctor Who novel.


The Doctor discovers that the Daleks have developed a new weapon that could defeat the Time Lords.


Executioner's Heart, The (Titan, ?)


Newbury & Hobbes




Ghosts of Karnak (Titan, 2016.)


Ghosts #3.


A superhero battles Egyptian gods.


Ghosts of Manhattan (Pyr, 2010.)


Ghosts #1.


A superhero in an alternate version of our world.


Ghosts of War  (Pyr, 2011.)


Ghosts #2.


A scientist creates bizarre devices in an alternate world.


Human Abstract, The  (Telos, 2004.)


                A mystery on a colony world watched over by artificial intelligences.


Immorality Engine, The  (Tor, 2011.)


Newbury & Hobbes #3.


A dead man appears to be killing people posthumously.


Osiris Ritual, The  (Tor, 2010.)


Newbury & Hobbes #2.


Two adventurers track down a man trying to achieve immortality.


Paradox Lost  (BBC, 2011.)


A Doctor Who novel.




Revenant Express, The  (Titan, 2014.)


Newbury & Hobbes




Severed Man, The  (Telos, 2004.)


A Time Hunter novel.


                Murders and the appearance of an angel are linked to a mystery outside the normal flow of time.


Will of the Dead, The  (Titan, 2013.)


A Sherlock Holmes novel.


Steampunk adventure.




Alexander  (Brewer & Warren, 1930.)


                A Utopian novel.




Prime Objective  (Pinnacle, 1989.)


                After a devastating terrorist attack at Heathrow Airport, an intelligence operative resigns from the service and joins a group financed by a millionaire to bring about the assassination of Khadafy.




Ultimatum:  Pu 94  (Leisure, 1977.)


                A group of terrorists steal enough plutonium to make a nuclear bomb and intelligence agencies all over the world are rushing about in order to find them before they use it.




Burning Forest, The  (Gollancz, 1996.)


Land Fit for Heroes #4.


Conclusion of the series set in a Europe where the Roman Empire never fell and Britain is still an occupied colony.  The rebellion against imperial rule has now reached its final stages.


Eye of the Queen, The  (Gollancz, 1982, Arbor House, 1983, Granada, 1984.)


                A linguist trying to decipher the language of an alien race whose world has recently been discovered finds that the alien present a subtle but potentially lethal threat.


Fall of the Families, The  (Gollancz, 1987, Grafton, 1988.)


Gardener #2.


                The empire of the human race is about to come to an end as myriad oppressed races unite to overthrow their rulers.


Master of Paxwax  (Gollancz, 1986, Grafton, 1987.)


Gardener #1.


                Not seen.


Pioneers  (Gollancz, 1988.)


                Not seen.  Genetic engineering.


Wulfsyarn  (Gollancz, 1990, Avon, 1992.)


                Following an interstellar war, a gigantic starship sets out to return thousands of alien refugees to their home worlds.  It disappears instead and returns much later with only its captain alive, and he doesn’t seem to remember what happened to his passengers.




They  (Doubleday, 1968, Curtis, 1968.)


                A group of young people discover the meaningless of a future world in which pleasure is considered the only valuable commodity and anyone reaching the age of 65 is routinely put to death.




(R)evolution (47North, 2015.)






Vampires of Venus  (World, 1950, Five Star, 1973.)


Lassiter #2.


                An unlikely adventure on the planet Venus, where vampirish creatures are just some of the dangers which the protagonist must face.


When the Earth Died  (World, 1950, Five Star, 1972.)


Lassiter #1.


                A group of explorers on Venus struggle to survive after the Earth is destroyed in the final war.




Man Who Awoke, The  (Ballantine, 1975, Sphere, 1977.)


                Collection of related short stories from the 1930’s about a man who wakens from suspended animation in a succession of strange futures.


Voyage of the Asteroid, The (Armchair, 2014, bound with Revolt of the Outworlds by Milton Lesser. Magazine appearance 1932.)


Asteroid #1.


A trip to Venus, which is inhabited by dinosaurs.


World of the Mist (Armchair, 2017, bound with The Invaders by Murray Leinster. Magazine appearance 1953.)


An experimental flight into another dimension.


Wreck of the Asteroid, The (Armchair, 2021, bound with The Beast with 7 Tails by Robert Silverberg & Randall Garrett. Magazine appearance 1932.)


Asteroid #2.


After crashing on Mars, the crew must survive.




Destroyers, The  (Badger, 1958.)


                Earth is destroyed in a nuclear war, but a colony on Mars is self sufficient.  A generation later, the descendants of the original inhabitants of Mars return from the stars to reclaim their homeworld.




Earthly Pleasures  (Circlet, 1997.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.




Death Cloud  (Leisure, 1976.)


                A strange cloud begins to hover over a city, killing people who fall under its shadow.  The cloud has been formed by pollution, and it has become a living creature.  Sure, I believe that.




Bridge, The  (Doubleday, 1973, Signet, 1974.)


                Didactic novel about a future when liberals have seized power and forbidden the killing of animals even for food.  Eventually they decide that since by the act of living, we kill bacteria, the entire human race must commit suicide.  A handful of rebels holds out and starts a newer society.


War Is Heaven  (?, 1970.)


                Not seen.  Future war in South America.




Cyclops and Phoenix  (Sprinters, 1995.  Based on comic scripts by Scott Lobdell.)


An X-Men novel.


Two people are kidnapped two thousand years into the future to help raise a mutant child whose destiny is to save the world.  For younger readers.




27th Day, The  (Dutton, 1956, Michael Joseph, 1956, Odhams, 1958, crest, 1958, Four Square, 1961.)


                Aliens give five humans a superweapon each, and let them loose on Earth.  The weapons will cease to work after 27 days, but the aliens believe that at least one of them will be used to destroy a continent before that period expires.




Paradise Island in the Midst of Hell  (Carlton, 1975.)


                A group of people on a remote Pacific Island are the only ones who survive a nuclear war.


MARAS, KARL  (House pseudonym.)


Peril from Space  (Comyns, 1954.)  (Kenneth Bulmer.)


Not seen.  Spy story set among the moons of Jupiter.


Plant from Infinity, The  (Paladin, 1954.)  (Peter Hawkins.)


                Alien seeds enter the solar system and take route on various inhabited planets.


Zhorani  (Comyns, 1953.)  (Kenneth Bulmer.)


Not seen.  Mysterious aliens have conquered the galaxy and humans are plotting a rebellion.




Shakwa, The  (Zebra, 1979.)


                The hero finds himself called to astrally project himself to the stars.




Secret of the Space Scrolls and Cholent, The  (Pitspopany, 2003.)


                Two unrelated short novels for children.




Memory Bank  (Barclay, 2001.)


                The world has been largely depopulated by a series of plagues, and the survivors are attempting to find a solution by acting as hosts to personalities of the great from the past.


MARCONI, DAVID  (See collaborations with Flint Dille.)




Notable American Women  (Vintage, 2002.)


                In a future America, a young boy is raised by a strange cult.




Bright Moment and Others (Wordfire, 2021.)


Collection of unrelated stories.




Brezhnev Memo, The  (Dell, 1980.)


                A spy uncovers the startling fact that the Russians have developed a way to induce earthquakes and are using it to undermine the free world. 




Shadow on the Stars  (Laser, 1977.)


                A telepath hunted by normal humans who fear his powers and believe him responsible for a terrible crime takes refuge on a starship.  From there he is propelled into the future, where alien intelligences wish to use him as their tool.




Eye for Dark Places, An  (Little, Brown, 1993.)


                A woman learns to join the resistance against a repressive future British government.


MARFAX, CLYDE  (Pseudonym of Errol Collins, whom see.)


Planets of Peril  (Baker, 1954.)


Not seen.  A convulsion on the planet Jupiter sends a spaceship into a weird parallel universe.




Story of a Great Experiment, The  (Watts, 1927.)


                Not seen.  England uses eugenics to create a better humanity.


MARGROFF, ROBERT E.  (see collaborations with Piers Anthony.)


MARINER, DAVID  (Pseudonym of David McLeod Smith.)


Countdown 1000.   (See A Shackleton Called Sheila.)


Shackleton Called Sheila, A  (Hale, 1970.  ?, 1974, as Countdown 1000.)


                Not seen.


MARIOTTE, JEFF  (See also collaboration which follows and collaboration with Christopher Golden. Also writes Fantasy and Horror.)


Deny Thy Father  (Pocket, 2003.)


A Star Trek Lost Era novel.


                Riker and his father are targets of a mysterious conspiracy within Starfleet.


Serpents in the Garden (Pocket, 2014.)


A Star Trek novel.




Trail of Time  (Warner, 2007.)


A DC Universe novel.


                Superman has amnesia imposed by sorcery.




Time and Chance  (Ace, 2001.)


A Gen 13 novel.


                A group of young superheroes must foil a villain who plans to market the method of creating their powers to evil forces.


MARIUS  (Pseudonym of Steve Benedict.)


Sixth Glacier, The (Armchair, 2014, bound with Before the Asteroids by Harl Vincent. Magazine appearance 1929.)


A new ice age ravages the world.




Ennead, The  (Crowell, 1978, Kestrel, 1978, Pocket, 1988.)


                An ambitious man secures the services of a sculptor from another planet, but she has plans that don’t coincide with his, and her disdain for the conventions of his world are about to cause even greater problems.


Useful Idiots  (Delacorte, 2004.)


                In a flooded future Great Britain, archaeology is banned.


MARK, TED  (Pseudonym of Ted Gottfried.)


Back Home at the O.R.G.Y.  (Berkley, 1968.)


A Steve Victor novel.


                A secret agent gets caught up in a time machine and visits various periods of history, managing to have sex with a variety of famous women from the past.


Come Be My O.R.G.Y.  (Berkley, 1968.)


A Steve Victor novel.


                Another round of sexual encounters through the ages as Victor once more finds himself using a time machine to visit other eras.


Dial “O” for O.R.G.Y.   (Dell, 1973.)


A Steve Victor novel.


                A sexy superagent is targeted for assassination by a super computer.


Hard Day’s Knight, A  (Lancer, 1966.)


A Steve Victor novel.


                A special agent is sent to track down an insane scientist who has disappeared, and who possesses the secret of an alloy that could make a big difference in the space program.


Man from Charisma, The  (Dell, 1970.)


                The protagonist has a weird ESP power which makes him appear as hero or sex symbol to everyone he encounters, with funny and frequently sexy results.


9-Month Caper, The  (Lancer, 1965.)


A Steve Victor novel.


                Marginal spy thriller spoof about a secret agent’s unlikely adventures in Cuba and elsewhere.


Pussycat Transplant, The  (Berkley, 1968.)


                A female agent finds her mind shifted into the body of a virile young man, so she goes out to explore an alternate form of sexuality.


Unhatched Egghead, The  (Lancer, 1966.)


                A young genius of unprecedented intelligence finds that smarts aren’t the only thing of value when he encounters adventure in the form, frequently, of sexually active young women.




Election, The  (Random House, 1970, Pinnacle, 1972.)


                Near future political drama in which the state electors buck tradition and effectively thwart the will of the voting public.




Antenna Syndrome, The  (Belmont Tower, 1979.)


                A private detective looking for a missing girl discovers that the world is secretly being taken over by a horde of oversized, intelligent insects.




Test Colony, The (Armchair, 2012.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


MARLEY, LOUISE  (Also writes Fantasy as Toby Bishop.)


Absalom’s Mother  (Fairwood, 2007.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Child Goddess, The  (Ace, 2004.)


                An anthropologist studies a child on a lost colony world who appears to be immortal.


Glass Harmonica, The  (Ace, 2000.)


                Two young musicians, separated by more than two centuries, are psychically linked.


Maquisade, The  (Ace, 2002.)


                When a woman loses her family in the conflict between rich and poor populations a century from now, she discovers the truth about her government and becomes a rebel.


Receive the Gift  (Ace, 1997.)


Nevya #3.


An ambitious man has gathered several singers to his banner and plans to use their unusual powers to ensure his power over the planet Nevya.  Opposed to him is the woman who was disavowed by the very people she now seeks to defend.


Singers of Nevya  (Fairwood, 2009.)


Omnibus of Sing the Light, Sing the Warmth, and Receive the Gift.


Singer in the Snow  (Viking, 2005.)


Nevya #4.


                An abused child is central to the tension in this story of planetary adventure and psi powers.


Sing the Light  (Ace, 1995.)


Nevya #1.


                On the ice planet Nevya, only a handful of people are chosen to learn the power of song, which has an unusual extra sensory power that enables them to sustain their civilization.  A young novice discovers that there are levels of intrigue even within that supposedly selfless order.


Sing the Warmth  (Ace, 1996.)


Nevya #2.


                Although labeled a traitor after she flees the city in which she was imprisoned, a young singer seeks to teach others her extraordinary power to sustain life in the face of a five year long winter.


Terrorists of Irustan, The  (Ace, 1999.)


                A traveling healer on a primitive planet where women are treated as chattel agrees to get involved in an act of terrorism that undermines her world’s culture.




Dread Dominion  (Virgin, 1994.)


Judge Dredd #6.


Judge Dredd and his evil cloned twin brother battle not only in our universe but in a parallel one where history turned out differently.


Dreddlocked  (Virgin, 1993.)


Judge Dredd #3.


Not seen.


Managra  (Doctor Who Books, 1995.)


A Doctor Who Missing Adventure


In an artificial world set to mimic a fantastic version of Europe, the Doctor is accused of murdering the Pope and must clear his name with the assistance of a vampire hunter.




Nano  (Forge, 2004.)


                Government agents murder a businessman before he can announce the development of nanotechnology, then inadvertently let loose a horde of their own creations whose programming is faulty.


MARLOW, MAX  (Pseudonym of Christopher Nicole and Diana Backman.)


Meltdown  (New English Library, 1991.)


                Not seen.


Red Death, The  (New English Library, 1989.)


                Not seen.




Moon Monsters, The  (Barrington-Grey, 1951.)


                Travel to the moon and the discovery of an underground civilization.


MARR, JOHN S.  (See collaboration with Gwyneth Cravens and John Baldwin.)




Stranger from Space  (Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1953.)


                Not seen.




Arctic Submarine  (Elek, 1955.)


                Not seen.  A submarine journey to the Arctic.


Atomic Submarine  (Elek, 1957.  Morrow, 1958, as Fire in Anger.)


                A single submarine defeats a joint Russian Chinese assault on England.


Fire in Anger.  (See Atomic Submarine.)




Dead of Night, The  (Dell Laurel, ?)


War #2.




Killing Frost, A  (Dell Laurel, 1999.)


War #3.


                A group of children secretly wage war against a dictatorial power that has seized control of Australia and imprisoned their parents.


Out of Time (Tor, 2005.)


                A young boy meets a scientist who can travel through time.


Tomorrow, When the War Began  (Dell Laurel, ?)


War #1.


                Not seen.




Breakdown  (Longmans, 1952.)


                Marginal thriller about a super weapon.




Fate of the Phoenix, The  (Bantam, 1979.)


A Star Trek novel.


Kirk and company must once again battle Omne, a villain who has the ability to rise from death, and who is once again plotting to exploit rifts in the Federation and in the Romulan empire.


Price of the Phoenix, The  (Bantam, 1977.)


A Star Trek novel.


Captain Kirk dies but is brought back from the dead by Omne, an immortal with the power of rebirth, but also with the ambition to rule the galaxy.


Prometheus Design, The  (Pocket, 1982.)


A Star Trek novel.


Someone has found a way to cause people to have violent hallucinations which affect their own personalities, and an entire planet is in the throes of irrational violence.  Unfortunately, when the Enterprise shows up, the crew is similarly affected.


Triangle  (Pocket, 1983.)


A Star Trek novel.


Kirk and Spock both fall in love with the same woman while they are on a mission to defeat the power of a dictatorial mass mind.




Upsidonia  (Stanley Paul, 1915.)


                Utopian satire involving parallel worlds.


MARSHALL, DEBORAH  (See collaboration with A.C. Crispin.)




Dian of the Lost Land.  (See The Lost Land.)


Lost Land, The  (Curtis, 1972.  Kinsey, 1935, Chilton, 1966, as Dian of the Lost Land.  Magazine version 1935.)


                Explorers follow a series of clues to a lost valley in the Antarctic where animals from prehistoric times still exist, and a human civilization is approaching a crisis in its history.




Return to Darkness  (Magnum, 1981, Critics Choice, 1987.)


                A war in the Middle East so cripples the flow of fuel that eventually there are energy shortages all over the world, and industrialized civilization begins to break up into anarchy and civil war.




Mighty Joe Young  (Disney, 1998, from the screenplay by Mark Rosenthal & Lawrence Konner.)


                A giant gorilla is brought to Los Angeles where it escapes, causing considerable mayhem even though the animal is basically gentle.  Young readers’ version of the movie.


MARSHALL, JAMES.  (See collaboration with Margaret Marshall.)




1960  (Rowny, 1919.  Marshall, 1954, as World of Tomorrow.)


                Not seen.


World of Tomorrow.  (See 1960.)


MARSTEN, RICHARD  (Pseudonym of Evan Hunter, whom see.)


Danger: Dinosaurs!  (Winston, 1953.)


                A group of people are inadvertently sent back through time to the age of the dinosaurs in this young adult adventure.


Rocket to Luna  (Winston, 1952, Hutchinson, 1954.)


                A journey to the moon.




City Under Ground, The  (Viking, 1964, Archway, 1975, translated from the French by Norah Smaridge.)


                Following a nuclear war, the survivors moved to underground cities where a thousand years passed.  Then an earthquake damages the power supply for the city of Surreal, and opens a chasm that provides access to the upper world, where eventually the inhabitants find a safe haven.




Ark in Space, The  (Target, 1977.)


A Doctor Who book.


To escape a dead Earth, humans are put in suspended animation in a space station to wait until the planet is habitable again.  But an alien invader has happened upon the scene, and plans to destroy the sleepers before they have a chance to waken.


Dominators, The  (Target, 1984, from the 1968 script by Norman Ashby.)


A Doctor Who book.


The Doctor visits a peaceful planet whose inhabitants have so forsworn war that they are unable even to defend themselves.  The Dominators are an alien race with no such qualms, and they plan to conquer that world and enslave its people.


Earthshock  (Target, 1983, from the 1982 script by Eric Saward.)


A Doctor Who book.


When a group of paleontologists are murdered, suspicion falls on the Doctor, who is able to subsequently prove his innocence by uncovering a new plot by the Cybermen to conquer the Earth.


Enemy of the World, The  (Target, 1981, from the 1968 script by David Whitaker.)


A Doctor Who book.


A series of natural disasters has devastated 21st Century Earth, and an Australian calling himself the Salamander has taken advantage of the situation to become a major political figure.  But the Doctor suspects there's more to the situation than meets the eye.


Harry Sullivan's War  (Target, 1986.)


A Doctor Who Companion novel.


An adventure of one of Doctor Who's companions after they parted company.  Harry Sullivan is a scientist assigned to a top secret weapons project who has reservations about the work, and who finds himself the target of a mysterious assassination plot.


Invasion, The  (Target, 1985, from the 1968 script by Kit Pedler & Derrick Sherwin.)


A Doctor Who book.


The Tardis is attacked by a missile from the moon and flying saucers are sighted over England.  And on Earth itself, a large corporation is the front for a new invasion by the robotic Cybermen.


Reign of Terror, The  (Target, 1987, from the 1964 script by David Spooner.)


A Doctor Who book.


When the Doctor visits the French Revolution, he is imprisoned as an aristocrat and thrown into jail, pending a visit to the guillotine.  To escape he must enlist the aid of a legendary spy.


Rescue, The  (Target, 1987, from the 1965 script by David Whitaker.)


A Doctor Who book.


The Doctor discovers that the peaceful inhabitants of a planet he has visited before have turned implacably hostile, most recently having murdered the survivors of a crashed spaceship.  His investigations uncover a secret power influencing events from behind the scenes.


Ribos Operation, The  (Target, 1979.)


A Doctor Who book.


The Doctor sets out to find the six scattered pieces of the Key of Time, an artifact that controls the fate of the entire universe.  His first stop pits him against a clever confidence man and a vicious political power struggle.


Sontaran Experiment, The  (Target, 1978.)


A Doctor Who book.


The Tardis arrives on an uninhabited future Earth where an alien warrior and his robot assistant are waylaying visiting space travelers and using them in experiments.  The Doctor rightly suspects the Sontarans are planning an invasion of Earth back in the past.


MARTIN, CARL  (See collaboration with John Dalmas.)




Crisis in Space  (Ballantine, 1986.)


                A Doctor Who multi-path gamebook.


Garden of Evil  (Ballantine, 1986.)


                A Doctor Who multi-path gamebook.


Search for the Doctor  (Ballantine, 1986.)


                A Doctor Who multi-path gamebook.




Dream Wall, The  (?)


                England as a Communist state.


Time Slip  (Unwin, ?)


                Not seen.


MARTIN, GEORGE R.R.  (See also collaborations which follow.)


Dreamsongs  (Gollancz, 2006.  Bantam, 2007, in two volumes.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Dying of the Light  (Pocket, 1978, Gollancz, 1978, Baen, 1990, Millennium, 2000, Bantam, 2004.)


                A wanderer travels to a remote planet to meet the woman he loves, discovers that she is linked to another, and finds himself in danger when he dares to risk violating the traditions of that world.


GRRM: A RRetrospective  (Gollancz, 2006.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Nightflyers  (Bluejay, 1985, Tor, 1987.  Dell, 1981, bound with True Names by Vernor Vinge.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Pear Shaped Man, The  (Pulphouse, 1991.)


                Short story in pamphlet form.


Portraits of His Children  (Dark Harvest, 1987, Baen, 1992.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Sandkings  (Pocket, 1981, Futura, 1983, Baen, 1986.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Song for Lya, A  (Avon, 1976, Coronet, 1978.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Songs of Stars and Shadows  (Pocket, 1977.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Songs the Dead Men Sing  (Dark Harvest, 1983, Gollancz, 1985.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Tuf Voyaging  (Baen, 1986, Gollancz, 1987.)


                Collection of related stories about a star traveler’s varied adventures.




Hunter's Run  (Eos, 2008.)


A reclusive human prospector stumbles upon a hidden alien race.




Windhaven  (Timescape, 1981, Pocket, 1982, New English Library, 1982, Millennium, 2000, Bantam, 2001.)


                Adventure on a colony world where a dense atmosphere and low gravity make it possible for people to fashion artificial wings and actually fly.  And in the secret of flight may be the survival of their culture.




Dream Wall, The  (Unwin, 1987.)


                The Soviet Union conquers Great Britain.


Half a Glass of Moonshine  (Unwin, 1988.)


                Marginal story speculating about the limitations of human senses.


Time-Slip  (Allen & Unwin, 1986.)


                Survival in post nuclear war Scotland.


MARTIN, JACK.  (Pseudonym of Dennis Etchison, who writes horror fiction under both names.)


Videodrome  (Zebra, 1983, from the screenplay by David Cronenberg.)


                A bizarre story about a mysterious television station that specializes in torture and sexual violence, and its growing influence on a man who decodes the signal and watches it.


MARTIN, JAY  (See also Morton Golding.)


Ban the Bra  (Lancer, 1968.)


                Sexy spy spoof about two brothers who invent a gas that forces everyone to engage in wild orgies.  They’re trying to sell it to a foreign power as a weapon, and the side effects are predictable.




Revolt on Jupiter  (Manor, 1978.)


                Scientifically illiterate story of a professional soldier sent to suppress a rebellion on the planet Jupiter who finds himself siding with the rebels and eventually becoming their leader as they successfully throw off the bonds of a repressive Earth.


MARTIN, LES  (See also collaboration which follows.)


Bladerunner  (Random House, 1982.)


                Version of the film for younger readers.


Darkness Falls  (Harper, 1995.)


An X Files novel.


                Something mysterious is abducting men in a remote wooded area.


Die, Bug, Die  (HarperCollins, 1997.)


An X Files novel.


                Insects acquire a taste for human flesh.


E.B.E.  (HarperCollins, 1997.)


An X Files novel.


                The government searches for a possible fugitive extraterrestrial after discovering what appears to be a crashed spaceship.


Fear  (Harper, 1996.)


An X Files novel.


                Threatening messages begin appearing on ATM machines across the country.


Fresh Bones  (HarperCollins, 1997.)


An X Files novel.


                The agents encounter what appears to be a genuine zombie in Haiti.  Or is it?


Ghost in the Machine  (Harper, 1997.)


An X Files novel.


                A computerized security system causes the death of an executive, apparently at the instigation of the computer itself.


Host  (HarperCollins, 1997.)


An X Files novel


                A mysterious creature living in a city’s sewer system begins committing murders.


Humbug  (Harper, 1996.)


An X Files novel.


                Mysterious goings on surrounding a murder in a freak show.


Quarantine  (HarperCollins, 1998.)


An X Files novel.


                Not seen.


Tiger, Tiger  (Harper, 1995.)


An X Files novel.


                The FBI investigates a series of bizarre phenomena surrounding circus animals with extraordinary powers.


X Marks the Spot  (Harper, 1995.)


An X Files novel.


                Mulder suspects that some members of a high school class are actually dead, reanimated by aliens.




Time Machine, The  (Random House, 1990.)


                An adaptation of the Wells short novel.


MARTIN, MARCIA  (See also collaboration with Eric Vinicoff.)


Tom Corbett: A Trip to the Moon  (Wonder, 1953.)


                Illustrated children's story about a trip to the moon.


MARTIN, MARK O.  (See collaboration with Gregory Benford.)


MARTIN, MICHAEL A.  (See also collaboration with Andy Mangels and one that follows.)


Beneath the Raptor's Wing (Pocket, 2011.)


A Star Trek Enterprise novel.


As humans expand into the galaxy, they run up against the Romulans.


Fallen Gods  (Pocket, 2012.)


A Star Trek Titan novel.


Captain Riker must deal with orders that contradict his moral code involving an alien race.


Seize the Fire  (Pocket, 2010.)


A Star Trek Typhon Pact novel.




To Brave the Storm (Pocket, 2011.)


A Star Trek Enterprise novel.


Interstellar war seems unavoidable.




Needs of the Many, The  (Pocket, 2010.)


A Star Trek book.


A history non-fact book based on the online computer game.


MARTIN, PETER  (Not the Pseudonym of Peter Martin Leckie as is often quoted.)


Summer in 3000  (Quality, 1946.)


                An enlightened new country arises in opposition to an increasing fascist America.




Invasion of the Ormazoids  (Ballantine, 1986.)


                A Doctor Who multi-path gamebook.


Mindwarp  (Target, 1989.)


A Doctor Who book.


The Doctor is on trial for crimes he supposedly committed during his wanderings, but the records he is seeing vary from his memories.


Mission to Magnus  (Target, 1990.)


A Doctor Who book.


The Doctor is pursued by several of his old enemies, and his personality seems to be altering, allowing them to terrify and dominate his actions.


Vengeance on Varos  (Target, 1988.)


A Doctor Who book.


The Doctor stops on the planet Varos to find fuel for the Tardis, promptly rescues a condemned man, and gains the enmity of the corporate governor of that world.   He is forced to join the rebels to save his life, and that makes him a wanted outlaw.




Island in a Strange Sea  (F.E.B.S., 1970, translated from the Finnish.)


                Future Armageddon novel with Israel dominating the world.


MARTIN, ROD  (See collaboration with John Dalmas.)




Memory Called Empire, A (Tor, 2019.)


An interstellar ambassador investigates the death of her predecessor.


MARTINE-BARNES, ADRIENNE  (See also uncredited collaboration with Marion Zimmer Bradley.)


Dragon Rises, The  (Ace, 1983.)


                A heroic intelligence that wakens periodically within human heroes in times of danger finds himself commanding a space fleet defending Earth against an alien invader.  His most dangerous enemy, however, is a group of traitors hidden within his own forces.




Cinco de Mayo (Edge, 2010.)


Everyone on Earth suddenly acquires the memories, randomly, of someone else in addition to their own.


Milkman, The (Hades, 2014.)


Corporations take over the world.


MARTINEZ, A. LEE  (Also writes Fantasy and Horror.)


Automatic Detective, The  (Tor, 2008.)


A robot tries to gain citizenship and saves the world instead.




Daedalus Incident, The  (Night Shade, 2013.)


Daedalus #1.




Enceladus Crisis, The (Night Shade, 2014.)


Daedalus #2.




Venusian Gambit, The (Night Shade, 2015.)


Daedalus #3.


Steampunkish alternate future.




Star Crystal, The  (Bantam, 1984.)


Be an Interplanetary Spy #6.


Gamebook in which you track down an interplanetary villain.


MARTINSEN, MARTY  (Pseudonym of Ken Follett, whom see.)


Power Twins, The.  (See The Power Twins and the Worm Puzzle.)


Power Twins and the Worm Puzzle, The  (Abelard Schuman, 1976.  Morrow, 1990, as The Power Twins.)


                Not seen.




Aniara  (Hutchinson, 1963, Knopf, 1964, Avon Equinox, 1976, adapted from the Swedish by Hugh McDiarmid and Elspeth Harley Schubert.  Swedish edition, 1956.)


                An epic poem about a man’s odyssey through outer space.




Stones of Enchantment  (Jenkins, 1948.)


                A lost world novel.




Counting Heads  (Tor, 2005.)


Heads #1.


                In a future in which technology has solved most of the world's problems, an assassination leaves a young woman as head of a business empire.


Getting to Know You  (Del Rey, 2008.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Mind Over Ship  (Tor, 2009.)


Heads #2.


Complex political battle over colonization of the stars involving corrupt business people and secretive artificial intelligences..




Minimum Man  (Gollancz, 1938.)


                A new political movement turns England into a dictatorship, which is subsequently overthrown.


Three Men Make a World  (Gollancz, 1939.)


                A new bacteria that eats petroleum renders the internal combusion engine useless, and the world is forced to adapt to a less mechanical civilization.




Cross Double Cross  (Putnam, 1936.)


                Political satire set in the future.




War Against Chaos, The  (Hamish Hamilton, 1988.)


                Great Britain under a repressive dictatorship that employs thought control.




Dancing Meteorite, The  (Harper & Row, 1984.)


Kira Warden #1.


                Not seen.


Stolen Law, The  (Harper & Row, 1986.)


Kira Warden #2.


                A translator who is sworn to secrecy decides to break her vows when she learns that her current employer is author of an interstellar conspiracy of staggering proportions.




Hostage  (Walker, 1973, Macmillan, 1973, Pinnacle, 1974.)


                Israel destroys Cairo with nuclear weapons and the Soviet Union gives an ultimatum.  Unless Israel is dissolved within a year, they will launch a nuclear strike against the US.  The President must find a way to defuse the crisis or face World War III.




Shores of Tomorrow, The  (Lancer, 1971, Wildside, 2002.)


                A group of people are lost in a maze of alternate worlds, manipulated by a mysterious woman with the ability to grow older or younger in seconds, determined to find their way back to their original reality.


MASON, DOUGLAS R.  (Pseudonym of John Rankine, whom see.)


Dilation Effect  (Ballantine, 1971, Hale, 1980.)


                The civilized galaxy is hard pressed by forces attacking from the rim, now aided by races from outside the galaxy who have made use of a time gate to cross the immense differences.  One of the rearguard human ships makes a desperate effort to disrupt the time gate and restore the balance of power.


Eight Against Utopia  (Paperback Library, 1967.  Doubleday, 1966, Hale, 1968, as From Carthage Then I Came.)


                Humankind has survived a new ice age by sheltering in a giant, domed city.  When eight people discover that the outer world is habitable once again, they run into trouble from the secret police who read their thoughts and attempt to prevent them from escaping.


End Bringers, The  (Ballantine, 1973, Hale, 1975.)


                Earth has become a virtual utopia with all of the work being done by androids and the human population doing whatever it wants.  Then one of the latter begins to notice that the human population is steadily declining, perhaps with a little help.


Euphor Unfree  (Hale, 1977.)


                Not seen.


From Carthage Then I Came.  (See Eight Against Utopia.)


Horizon Alpha  (Ballantine, 1971, Hale, 1981.)


                In a megacity of the future, everything seems to be running perfectly, but unbeknownst to its inhabitants, the systems are on the verge of catastrophic failure.


Janus Syndrome, The  (Hale, 1969.)


                Not seen.


Landfall Is a State of Mind  (Hale, 1968.)


                Not seen.


Matrix  (Ballantine, 1970, Hale, 1971.)


                A minor functionary in a government run almost exclusively by computers is puzzled by a series of decisions which seem totally arbitrary, and which cause great distress to the people they affect.  Initially he suspects that there is a flaw in the programming, but then he begins to believe that the decisions were deliberate.


Mission to Pactolus R  (Hale, 1978.)


                Not seen.


Omega Worm, The  (Hale, 1976.  Probably retitled Resurrection of Roger Diment.)


Phaeton Condition, The  (Putnam, 1973, Berkley, 1974, Hale, 1974.)


                Standard tale of one man who finds out that the supposedly utopian government under which he lives is concealing a dark secret, and he’s off on a chase across the planet with the authorities diverting every resource to find him and silence him.


Pitman’s Progress  (Elmfield, 1976.)


                Not seen.


Resurrection of Roger Diment, The  (Ballantine, 1972.)


                Androids do the work in a regimented future world where no one ever has to get old and ugly, because they’re quietly eliminated long before they reach that point.  But eventually even the most well ordered society runs into a problem.


Ring of Violence  (Hale, 1968, Avon, 1969.)


                The leader of a band of survivors of a nuclear war sets out to build a new society, but quickly learns that the old civilized standards don’t work any longer, and eventually has to resort to violence in order to restore order.


Satellite 54-Zero  (Ballantine, 1971, Pan, 1971.)


                An agent smuggles himself aboard a privately owned orbiting habitat because of suspicions about what  might be happening there.  His investigations turn up a plot involving genetic modification of living tissue.


Tower of Rizwan, The  (Hale, 1968.)


                Not seen.


Typhon Intervention, The  (Hale, 1981.)


                Aliens invade the Earth.




Phalanxes of Atlans (Armchair, 2018. Magazine appearance 1931.)


Atlantis found near the North Pole.


MASON, GREGORY  (Pseudonym of Doris Meek and Adrienne Jones.)


Golden Archer, The  (Twayne, 1956.)


                The United States becomes a brutal dictatorship.




Arachne   (Morrow, 1990, Avon, 1992.)


Web #1.


                In a post earthquake California, a lawyer submits to robotic surgery after having trouble interfacing with a virtual reality network of the near future, and discovers that artificial intelligences are involved in a conspiracy against the living.


Cyberweb  (Morrow, 1995, Avon, 1996.)


Web #2.


                A woman recovering from an addiction is helped by a robot to regain control of her life, but then finds herself caught up in a conspiracy by other machine intelligences to supplant the human race.


Golden Nineties, The  (Bantam, 1995.)


                A political prisoner in a future China volunteers to travel back through time to late 19th Century California, where despite her feminism, she ends up as an indentured servant to a prominent occidental woman.


Pangaea I  (Bantam, 1999.)


Pangaea #1.


                Pangaea is ruled by a tyrannical interstellar empire that suppresses freedom by using enhanced dreams to pacify the population.  Although the status quo has endured for thousands of years, there are sudden sporadic acts of rebellion that indicate a revolutionary group has formed.


Pangaea: Imperium Afire  (Bantam, 2000.)


Pangaea #2.


                The planet Pangaea is experiencing earthquakes and other disasters mirroring the imminent collapse of the repressive government, which is now resorting to torture to try to contain revolutionary movements.  Naturally this only deepens the resentment and widens the conflict.


Summer of Love  (Bantam, 1994.)


                Time travel back to the days of the hippies to find one individual whose fate shapes the future.




Bull on the Bench, The  (Arcturus, 1967.)


                The story of a judge in the nation that arose to replace America after an atomic war.


MASON, MARY  (See collaborations with Stephen Goldin.)




71 Hours  (Coward, McCann, & Geoghegan, 1972, Zebra, 1974.)


                Government agents struggle to uncover the conspirators behind an assassination attempt aimed at a meeting between the US President and the Soviet Premier, apparently in order to provoke a nuclear war.




Empress Game, The (Titan, 2015.)


Empress #1.






Solo  (Putnam, 1992.)


Solo #2.


                A self aware robot that escaped the sinister government organization that created it discovers that there is another of its kind, but one more compliant.  He decides to free his fellow, and perhaps affect its outlook on the world, despite suspecting that news of its existence is bait to lure him into a trap.


Weapon  (Putnam, 1989, Charter, 1990.)


Solo #1.


                The US government builds a self aware, robot fighting machine that looks like a human being and send it on a mission to Nicaragua.  But it is so intelligent that it decides its mission is a mistake, and creates a new one for itself.




Deadly Orbit Mission, The  (Doubleday, 1969, Popular Library, ?.)


A  Colonel North novel.


                The Russians claim that an orbiting nuclear weapon has malfunctioned and that’s why it’s threatening the US.  A top spy has to find out whether they’re telling the truth, or whether a third party has managed to gain control of the satellite.


MASON, TOM  (See collaborations with Dan Danko.)




Caltraps of Time, The  (Faber, 1968, New English Library, 1976.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.




Flying Beast, The  (?, 1932, Ramble House, 2008.)


A lost world under the Arabian desert.


Yellow Mistletoe, The (?, 1930, Ramble House, 2009.)


A lost world in the mountains of Bulgaria.




Cloud Chamber, The  (Little, Brown, 1971.)


                The United States has largely retreated underground from which it launches a series of planned nuclear and conventional wars against the rest of the world.


MASTERS, J.D (Pseudonym of Simon Hawke, whom see.)


Cold Steele  (Charter, 1989.)


Steele #2.


                A cyborged police officer equipped with weapons built into his body conducts a one man war against a crimelord and his minions.


Jagged Steele  (Charter, 1990.)


Steele #4.




Killer Steele  (Charter, 1990.)


Steele #3.




Renegade Steele  (Charter, 1990.)


Steele #5.




Steele  (Charter, 1989.)


Steele #1.




Target Steele  (Charter, 1990.)


Steele #6.




MASTERSON, WHIT  (Pseudonym of Robert Wade and Willis Kingsley Winn.


Dark Fantastic, The  (?, 1959, Avon, 1966.)


                A freighter carrying a deadly plague that could wipe out the entire human race is on its way toward shore and only a handful of people are aware of the danger it poses.


MASTERTON, GRAHAM  (Also writes Horror.)


Chaos Theory (Severn House, 2007.)


A secret society assassinates anyone who is likely to advance world peace.


Condor  (Tor, 1985.  Star, 1983, as by Thomas Luke.)


                An ex-Nazi working with the Soviets masterminds a plot involving an invariably fatal plague in an attempt to manipulate the American elections and put a puppet fascist leader in the office of the President.


Famine  (Ace Charter, 1981, Sphere, 1981.)


                All over America, the crops begin to rot inexplicably, threatening the nation with the worst famine in its history.  Is it a natural phenomenon, or has an enemy nation found a way to strike secretly at our food source?


Ikon  (Star, 1983, Tor, 1984.)


                Fifth columnists within the US government have secretly arranged things so that our major weapons will be completely ineffective against Soviet aircraft.  The protagonist stumbles across this fact while investigating the disappearance of a prominent official, and becomes the target of professional assassins.


Plague  (Star, 1977, Ace, 1978.)


                Polluted oceans and a virulent super plague have caused the entire East Coast to be quarantined from the rest of the world.  Within that zone a man and his daughter attempt to survive as law and order breaks down all around them.




Immortal Light, The  (Cassell, 1907.)


                An expedition to the South Pole finds an underground city with an advanced culture that has also found a way to physically approach God.


Stolen Planet, The  (Wellby, 1906.)


Meredith #1.


                Not seen.  A journey through the solar system.


Through the Sun in an Airship  (Griffin, 1909.)


Meredith #2.


                Not seen.  Space travel.


MASTORAKIS, NICO  (See collaboration with Barnaby Conrad.)




Third Force, The  (Wingate, 1959, Washburn, 1960.)


                Not seen.  A new invention changes the world.


MATHESON, RICHARD  (Also writes Horror and Fantasy.)


Born of Man and Woman.  (See Third from the Sun.)


I Am Legend 


                Rationalized vampires.


Incredible Shrinking Man, The.  (See The Shrinking Man.)


Seven Steps to Midnight  (Tor, 1993.)


                Marginal story about spies and possibly an alteration in the nature of reality.


Shadow on the Sun  (?, 1994, Tor, 2010.)




Shock!  (Dell, 1961, Corgi, 1962, Berkley, 1979.)


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


Shock II  (Dell, 1964, Corgi, 1965.)


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


Shock III  (Dell, 1966, Corgi, 1967.)


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


Shock Waves  (Dell, 1970, Berkley, 1979.)


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


Shores of Space, The  (Bantam, 1957, Corgi, 1958.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Shrinking Man, The  (Gold Medal, 1956, Bantam, ?, Tor, 1995.  Muller, 1956, Sphere, 1988, Tor, 2001, as The Incredible Shrinking Man.)


A mysterious fog affects the protagonist's biochemistry in such a way that he begins to shrink.  Science is unable to help him, and a series of accidents leads to his abandonment and subsequent battle against a comparatively gigantic spider in the basement of his home.


Steel and Other Stories  (Tor, 2011.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Third from the Sun  (Bantam, 1955.  Chamberlain, 1954, Reinhardt, 1956, Corgi, 1961, as Born of Man and Woman.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Woman  (Gauntlet, 2005.)


                Short novel about a woman who is the product of an evolved female collective consciousness.




Vienna Blood  (HarperCollins, 1999.)


                A reporter investigates the death of a friend, which he believes to be a murder, in the city of Vienna approximately thirty years in the future.




End Time  (AK Press, 1994.)


                As a civil war wages in Russia, the US is clandestinely involved in a fight to suppress a popular revolutionary group in Mexico, and anti-war protesters appear in growing numbers.




Doctor Fogg  (Benn, 1929, Macmillan, 1929.)


                A scientist on a remote island makes contact with another world and slowly introduces their technology into our world, to the consternation of everyone else.




Earthquake  (Ballantine, 1986.)


                A Transformers multi-path gamebook.


Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome  (Wanderer, 1985, based on the screenplay by ?)


                Young readers’ version of the movie.


MATTHEWS, CLAYTON  (See uncredited collaboration with Gary Brandner.)




Lifeblood  (Pocket Star, 2007.)


A Wolverine novel.






Red Sky at Night  (Hollis & Carter, 1951.)


                The Russians rise up and proclaim themselves Christians and drive out the communists.




Avalanche Soldier  (Avon, 1999.)


                A woman enrolled in the religious police on a repressive colony world is troubled when her brother defects to a heretical sect.  She is even more troubled when it appears that the center of the heresy is a woman who may be the one prophesized by the true religion.


Blood Enemies (Baen, 2017.)


Torturer #5.


Politics inside a theocratic interstellar empire.


Colony Fleet  (Avon, 2000.)


                Earth converted several asteroids into generational starships and sent them out of the solar system.  Hundreds of years later, they are reaching the first planet targeted for colonization, but a peculiar caste system has developed over time and a mysterious intrigue may alter the proposed future of humanity.


Devil and Deep Space, The  (Roc, 2002.)


Torturer #4.


                A professional government torturer and the crew of the ship on which he travels are caught in a power struggle between rival factions after an accident in space.


Exchange of Hostages, An  (Avon, 1998.)


Torturer #2.


                Assigned to a remote space station, a doctor turned torturer/inquisitor for an interstellar civilization impresses his superiors, but discovers that he has serious problems with their mission.


Hour of Judgment  (Avon, 1999.)


Torturer #3.


                The combination physician/torturer in a repellent future world finds himself investigating a murder following a sexual assault on the starship to which he is assigned.  His actions are hindered by a pair of intelligence agents who are more interested in protecting their interests than in pursuing justice.


Prisoners of Conscience  (Avon, 1998.)


Torturer #1.


                An inquisitor for an interstellar civilization is sent to a prison to interrogate the many political prisoners there, but shortly after arriving he discovers that there is a dark secret hidden there.




Exile to the Stars  (Ardent, 2008.)


An earthquake transports a man into a primitive world.




Pandora Plague, The  (Leisure, 1981.)


                Sherlock Holmes and Houdini team up with Marie Curie to prevent a villain from releasing a new plague into the world.




Nocturne for a Dangerous Man  (Tor, 1999.)


                A professional manhunter in a future Earth accepts a contract to rescue a company's employee from terrorists.  The mission turns out to be more dangerous than he expected, and complicated by treachery.




Outer Fleet, The  (Manor, 1978.)


                A lone star system is holding out against a repressive dictator and his massed forces, and their only hope for continued survival is a fabled fleet from the rim of known space.


MAURICE, MICHAEL  (Pseudonym of Conrad Skinner.)


Not in Our Stars  (Unwin, 1923.)


                Meteorites cause a disturbance in time.




Next Chapter, The  (Trubner, 1927, Dutton, 1928.)


                Not seen.


Thought Reading Machine, The  (Jonathan Cape, 1938, Harper, 1938, Crowell, 1944.)


                Not seen.


Weigher of Souls, The  (Cassell, 1931, Appleton, 1931.)


                Arguably fantasy but since the protagonist captures the essence of human souls in a scientific way, I’ve included this here. The protagonist wants his soul mixed with that of the woman he loves following his death, but things go awry.


Weigher of Souls & The Earth Dwellers, The  (Macmillan, 1963, translated from the French by Hamish Miles.)


                Omnibus of the novel and a short story.




Shadow Runners, The  (Love Spell, 2004.)


                Romance novel set in a future Australia that has become a penal colony.


Wired  (Shomi, 2007.)


A woman becomes aware of tenuous connections linking people's lives.




Waltz of Death, The.  (Mystery House, 1941, Bart House, 1944, Pony, 1946.)


                A man makes use of a scientific breakthrough to commit an undetectible crime.




Change  (Popular Library, 1975, Pinnacle, 1996.)


                The parans are a new form of humanity with psychic powers and predictably they are hated by normals.  To escape persecution they flee to another planet.  But it’s only a matter of time until they are found, so the protagonist travels to an alien world to try to find the secret of survival.


Dancer’s Illusion  (Signet, 1983, Pinnacle, 1996.)


Senya #3.


                The fire dancer arrives on a planet famous for its civilized demeanor, intent upon returning more of the freed slaves in her charge.  On that planet, however, she discovers that there is a rottenness at the heart of their society, and that the evil is about to come out into the open.


Dancer’s Luck  (Signet, 1983, Pinnacle, 1995.)


Senya #2.


                The fire dancer and her companion have thwarted a group of slavers and freed their prisoners, and now they’re trying to fulfill their promise to return each to the proper homeland.  Along the way, they stop on an obscure planet that is dangerous enough to threaten their entire mission.


Dead God Dancing, A  (Avon, 1979.)


A Galactic Concord novel.


                A mission to a planet on the verge of being destroyed by its sun, which is going supernova, discovers that their technology cannot save the day.  Instead they need to explore the psychic powers of the local inhabitants in order to resurrect a psychic deity from the far past.


Fire Dancer  (Signet, 1982, Pinnacle, 1995.)


Senya #1.


                The only two survivors of a planet that was consumed by its sun set out to find others of their kind.  One is a dancer whose art has almost mystical powers, the other her warrior bodyguard and companion.  Despite their care, they run into trouble with slavers who see a big profit in possessing the last of the dancers of Senya.


Jaws of Menx, The  (Signet, 1981.)


A Galactic Concord novel.


                The hero travels to a remote planet to explore the last moment’s of his brother’s life.  That planet, meanwhile, is on the brink of deciding whether or not to join the Galactic Concord, and his mission is about to have a significant effect on that choice.


Name of a Shadow  (Avon, 1980.)


A Galactic Concord novel.


                A member world of the Galactic Concord wages warfare against a former colony even though that means that their entire planet is subject to destruction by the other worlds.  The protagonist travels to their planet to find out why they risked almost certain annihilation for no apparent reason.


Singer Enigma, The  (Popular Library, 1976.)


                A psychic human boy who fled intolerant Earth to be raised by aliens discovers that his abilities may turn the tide of battle when a terrible danger threatens to wipe out all life in the galaxy.


Timeshadow Rider  (Tor, 1986.)


                Two psi powered individuals are the key to saving the civilized galaxy from a plague of psychotic madness that is sweeping the worlds.




Quest for Pajaro  (Heinemann, 1957.)


                A journey to the future.




Winter's Orbit (Tor, 2021.)


An arranged marriage between interstellar officials runs into a murder mystery.


MAXWELL, JACK  (Pseudonym of Ernest McKeag.  See also John King.)


Invaded by Mars  (Amalgamated, 1934.)


                Not seen.


Terror from the Stratosphere  (Amalgamated, 1937.)


                Not seen.


MAXWELL, JOHN  (Possibly John Glasby.)


World Makers, The  (Badger, 1958.)


                Not seen.




Outpost on the Moon (Armchair, 2014, bound with Potential Zero by S.J. Byrne. Magazine appearance 1930.)


A secret human scientific base on the moon launches an expedition to Ganymede.




Berserker’s Horse, The  (Ace, 1995.)


                A woman whose job is to raise horses for a brutal post-collapse dictatorship rebels and runs away with a horse she has saved from the psychic bonding which would have linked it forever to one of the berserker warriors who enforce the rule of their masters.


MAXXE, ROBERT  (Pseudonym of Robert Rosenblum.)


Arcade  (Doubleday, 1984.)


                The new arcade game in a small town seems unique to that locality.  It also appears to be altering the personalities of the children who play it, until one mother suspects that its origin is not of this world.




Private War With Russia  (Dorrance, 1963.)


                Not seen.


MAY, JULIAN  (The Intervention, Galactic Milieu, and Pliocene Exile series are loosely linked.)


Adversary, The  (Houghton Mifflin, 1984, Pan, 1984, Del Rey, 1985, HarperCollins, ?)


Pliocene Exile #4.


                A human with unusual psi powers is about to change the balance of power among two warring alien races forever, and secure a new future for humanity in its own past.


Brede’s Tale  (Starmont House, 1982.)


                Short story in pamphlet form.


Diamond Mask  (Knopf, 1994, HarperCollins, 1994, Del Rey, 1995.)


Galactic Milieu #2.


                A growing rebellion against the trend for humanity to join a galactic civilization is helped by the activities of an insane psychic with extraordinary powers.  Opposed to him is Jack the Bodiless, also psychic, and with even more unusual resources.


Golden Torc, The  (Houghton Mifflin, 1982, Pan, 1982, HarperCollins, ?, Del Rey, 1983.)


Pliocene Exile #2.


                Exiles to prehistoric Earth have been captured by an alien race that awaited them, and with humans as its involuntary allies, the aliens now have enough power to overcome their traditional enemies.


Intervention  (Houghton Mifflin, 1987.)


                Omnibus of Surveillance and Metaconcert.


Jack the Bodiless  (Knopf, 1991, HarperCollins, 1992, Del Rey, 1993.)


Galactic Milieu #1.


                The human race is on the brink of admission into the Galactic Milieu, led by a prominent family of psychics.  As the day of judgment approaches, someone or something begins murdering prominent members of Earth’s leadership.


Magnificat  (Knopf, 1996, HarperCollins, 1996, Del Rey, 1997.)


Galactic Milieu #3.


                The final confrontation between two psychic brothers, one who wants humanity to merge with the rest of the universe, the other plotting to artificially augment human talents to make them superior to the rest of the races of the universe.


Many Colored Land, The  (Houghton Mifflin, 1981, Pan, 1982, HarperCollins, ?, Del Rey, 1983.)


Pliocene Exile #1.


                Earth is united in a peaceful, though perhaps somewhat stifling society.  When a timegate to the prehistoric path is discovered, all of the misfits of that time choose to go back to a place where they can enjoy the freedom they believe they have been unfairly denied.


Many Colored Land & The Golden Torc, The  (Doubleday, 1982.)


                Omnibus of the two novels.


Metaconcert, The  (Houghton Mifflin, 1987, HarperCollins, 1988, Del Rey, 1989.)


Intervention #2.


                The mutants among us are attempting to bond all humanity in a kind of group consciousness that will make us worthy of admission to a greater galactic civilization.  There are some individuals, however, who prefer that humanity follow a different course, even if it leads to ruin.


Nonborn King, The  (Houghton Mifflin, 1983, Pan, 1983, HarperCollins, ?, Del Rey, 1984.)


Pliocene Exile #3.


                Two strains of aliens battle for supremacy on prehistoric Earth, and the humans who have traveled back through time in search of freedom discover that they have been reduced to pawns in a game they cannot affect.  Or perhaps they can.


Nonborn King  & The Adversary, The  (Doubleday, 1984.)


                Omnibus of the two novels.


Orion Arm  (Harper, 1999, Del Rey, 2000.)


Rampart Worlds #2.


                A man who has chosen a life of laziness and sloth is forced to perform heroic tasks when his sister reveals that she has been genetically altered by aliens, and that those same aliens have sinister plans for the human race.  His efforts are hindered by the presence of a traitor within his own family.


Perseus Spur  (Harper, 1998, Del Rey, 1999.)


Rampart Worlds #1.


                A recluse on a distant planet is involuntarily caught up in a galactic conspiracy when someone tries to assassinate him and others kidnap his sister.


Sagittarius Whorl  (Harper, ?)


Rampart Worlds #3.




Surveillance, The  (Houghton Mifflin, 1987, HarperCollins, 1988, Del Rey, 1988.)


Intervention #1.


                Starting in the 1940’s, mutant children have been secretly born among us, children with extraordinary mental powers which could be the salvation of the human race.  Unfortunately, those powers can sometimes be used for evil as well as good.




Falling Machine, The  (Pyr, 2011.)


Society of Steam #1.


A feisty woman and a robot investigate murder in a steampunk world.


Hearts of Smoke and Steam  (Pyr, 2011.)


Society of Steam #2.


An evil genius threatens apocalypse in an alternate Victorian New York.


Power Under Pressure  (Pyr, 2013.)


Society of Steam #3.


A renewed battle for control of a steampunk world.




Operation Synbat  (Presidio, 1994.)


                A team is sent to track down escaped experimental apes that have enhanced intelligence and an abiding hatred for human beings.




Superfolks  (Dial, 1977, St Martins, 2005.)


                A spoof of comic superheroes.


MAYHAR, ARDATH  (See also collaborations which follow.)


Exile on Vlahil  (Doubleday, 1984.)


                Earth is a repressive society which uses psychological conditioning to make its citizens conform.  A rebel refuses the treatment and is exiled to a primitive world where she becomes involved in a crisis affecting the local intelligent species, and thereby finds a way to free humanity as well.


Golden Dream  (Ace, 1982.)


                A novel set in the universe of H. Beam Piper’s Fuzzy novels.  This is the story of their first contact between humans and the small, lovable, but intelligent inhabitants of Zarathrustra.


Khi to Freedom  (Ace, 1983.)


                A human serves as indentured servant to an alien race, and helps them explore planets and meet new races.  Then he discovers that his employers are not entirely selfless.  In fact, they aren’t averse to vivisecting one of their new friends for purely scientific purposes.


Place of Silver Silence, A  (Walker, 1988, Hutchinson, 1990.)


                A woman recovering from the loss of a loved one takes up residence on a remote planet that is supposed to have no intelligent indigenes.  Strange events begin to happen following her arrival, and she discovers that the preliminary survey was wrong.


Sword and the Dagger, The  (FASA, 1987.)


A Battletech novel.


The warring houses that rule what's left of an interstellar empire protect themselves with giant robots.  But someone is working from within that society to undermine one of the houses through treachery.


World Ends in Hickory Hollow, The  (Doubleday, 1985, Cascade Mountain, 1998.)


                Following a nuclear war, a family in rural Texas must learn to kill in order to survive when they are menaced by a band of ruthless, crazed survivors who lurk in the nearby wilderness.




Monkey Station  (TSR, 1989.)


                A terrible new plague, apparently the result of human experimentation gone awry, is devastating the world.  In a remote jungle, scientists attempt to cause monkeys to evolve faster, hoping that this will provide a way to escape the virus.  They succeed, and one of the apes develops the ability to speak.


Trail of the Seahawks  (TSR, 1987.)


                In the aftermath of a great plague which destroyed civilization, a woman gathers several sentient animals to her aid and goes off to rescue her son, who has been kidnapped by barbarian tribes raiding along the coast of the land where her people are attempting to rebuild society.




Fire Ball  (Methuen, 1977, Signet, 1979.)


                A giant planetoid is on a collision course with Earth, so a space mission is organized to destroy it before it can strike the Earth.  This precursor to a rash of films on the same theme has the same predictable twists and turns before the heroes save the day.




Quiet Place, The  (Souvenir, 1987, Grafton, 1990.  Donald Fine, 1988, Leisure, 1989, as The Return.)


                Astronauts return to Earth after a time warp delays them for centuries.  They return to a planet where humanity has descended into a primitive, barely recognizable culture, even though there is no evidence of any kind of cataclysm that could have caused such a change.


Return, The.  (See The Quiet Place.)




Triumph of Socialism, The  (Sonnenschein, 1908.)


                Future war between Germany and England.




Earthfasts  (Hamish Hamilton, 1966.)


                Young adult novel about time travel.


Skiffy and the Twin Planets  (Hamish Hamilton, 1982.)


                Not seen.




Supergirl  (Warner, 1984, from the screenplay by David Odell.)


                A young woman from the planet Krypton comes to Earth where she is eventually forced to defeat creatures that appear to be supernatural in nature, although they prove to be mortal after all.




Euclid in the Rainforest  (Pi Press, 2004.)


                A philosophical discussion of logic and math with a hint of plot.




Dreamkidz and the Ice Cream That Conquered the World  (Orion, 1998.)


                Childrens’ book about the use of ice cream to seize control of all the kids in the world.




Earthlove  (Strawberry Hill, 1978.)


                Not seen.




Krugg Syndrome, The  (Grafton, 1988.)


                A man wakes to the realization that he is not really a lawyer but actually an alien tree from another planet, although he can’t understand what has happened to his fellow invaders, and the local trees aren’t much in the intellect department.


MCALLISTER, BRUCE  (Also writes Fantasy.)


Dream Baby  (Tor, 1989.)


                In the middle of the war in Vietnam, a nurse begins to experience precognitive dreams.  At first no one believes her, but then an intelligence agent becomes convinced and decides to use her strange ability as a weapon against the enemy.


Humanity Prime  (Ace, 1971.)


                Humanity is virtually destroyed by an alien empire.  A handful of survivors found a new colony on a remote planet and try to rebuild, but just when they’re beginning to feel safe, a ship of their old enemies lands on the planet.





Flight of the Silver Ship, The  (Saalfield, 1930.)


                Marginal story about a dirigible flight around the world.


MCALLISTER, P.K.  (See also Paula King and Paula Downing.)


Maia’s Veil  (Roc, 1995.)


Cloudships of Orion #2.


                Returning from a particularly successful harvest of spaceborn minerals, the captain of a Gypsy starship is horrified to discover that the rest of his clan has been forced by circumstances to make a financial deal which causes them to be virtual slaves of an outside consortium.


Orion’s Dagger  (Roc, 1996.)


Cloudships of Orion #3.


                Using a revolutionary new star drive, a prospector hopes to make a fortune and regain his people’s freedom.  He is hampered by untrustworthy allies and internal bickering among his own people.


Siduri’s Net  (Roc, 1994.)


Cloudships of Orion #1.


                The captain of a starship that harvests minerals from space itself is forced to break with his own people after a comet nearly destroys his ship.  He breaks with tradition in order to find a new source of wealth.




Holmes Entangled (Seventh Street, 2018.)


Sherlock Holmes mystery involving parallel universes.




Less Than Human  (Aspect, 2004.)


                A computer expert and a police officer battle a secret cult using a future version of the internet.


Time Future  (Aspect, 2001.)


Jocasta #1.


                A space station around a distant star is blockaded by an alien fleet.  The human commander must figure out what the attackers want, solve a mysterious murder aboard the station, and deal with the arrival of a starship from Earth that could not possibly have penetrated this far into space.


Time Past  (Aspect, 2002.)


Jocasta #2.


                Just as the interstellar station Jocasta is on the verge of declaring its independence, Commander Halley is accidentally catapulted into the past.  Her only chance of returning is to find and negotiate with the aliens that invented time travel in the first place.




Escape of the Plant That Ate Dirty Socks, The  (Camelot, 1992.)


Plant #3.




More Adventures of the Plant That Ate Dirty Socks  (Camelot, 1994.)


Plant #5.




Plant That Ate Dirty Socks, The  (Camelot, 1988.)


Plant #1.




Plant That Ate Dirty Socks in Outer Space, The  (Camelot, 1995.)


Plant #6.




Return of the Plant That Ate Dirty Socks, The  (Camelot, 1990.)


Plant #2.




Secret of the Plant That Ate Dirty Socks, The  (Camerlot, 1993.)


Plant #4.






Ancients of Days  (Gollancz, 1998, Avon, 1999, Millennium, 1999.)


Confluence #2.


                Slowly the protagonist is uncovering the secrets of his past, which are somehow linked to the legendary beings who created the artificial world in which he lives.  Now others are interested in his activities, because through him they hope to influence the course of events when the builders of their world return.


Child of the River  (Gollancz, 1997, Vista, 1998, Avon, 1998.)


Confluence #1.


                In a dying world, an introspective man sets out on a journey of discovery across a landscape of an artificial world whose nature is gradually revealed through the course of his travels.


Cowboy Angels  (Gollancz, 2007, Pyr, 2011.)


War across alternate realities.


Eternal Light  (Gollancz, 1991, Avon, 1993, Millennium, 1999.)


Stars #3.


                A human woman is sent across the galaxy for a confrontation between her extraordinary psi powers and a mysterious enemy force that threatens to destroy the universe.


Evening's Empires (Gollancz, 2013.)




Fairyland   (?, 1995, Indigo, 1996, Avon, 1996, Millennium, 1999, Gollancz, 2007.)


                In a future where genetic engineering is used to create living dolls that apparently have no true self awareness, a small group plots to give them free thought.


Four Hundred Billion Stars  (Del Rey, 1988, Gollancz, 1988.)


Stars #1.


                An alien race created, and then apparently abandoned, a planet which they filled with lifeforms from numerous planets including Earth.  When this world is discovered by human explorers, the old machinery begins to come to life.


Gardens of the Sun  (Pyr, 2010.)


Quiet War #2.


Repressive forces from Earth conquer the outer system colonies, but internal dissent suggests their downfall.


In the Mouth of the Whale (Gollancz, 2012.)




Invisible Country, The  (Gollancz, 1996, Vista, 1997, Avon, 1998.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


King of the Hill and Other Stories, The  (Gollancz, 1991.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Making History  (PS, 2000.)


                A novella about a man investigating the aftermath of a suppressed revolution on Saturn's moons.  He discovers that the rebels were right and that his government is repressive.


Of the Fall  (Del Rey, 1989.  Gollancz, 1989, as Secret Harmonies.)


Stars #2.


                The conflict between successive generations of colonists on a distant world erupts into open warfare, and in the aftermath it is revealed that the primitive indigenous aliens have also taken advantage of the hostilities to improve their own status.


Pasquale’s Angel  (Gollancz, 1994, Avon, 1997, Millennium, 1999.)


                A Uchronia set in an alternate version of Medieval Florence, when a murder takes place just before the arrival of the Pope, forcing a young artist to become an investigator.


Quiet War, The  (Gollancz, 2008, Pyr, 2009.)


Quiet War #1.


Tension rises between the dictatorship on Earth and the relatively free societies in the outer planets.


Red Dust  (Gollancz, 1993, Avon, 1994.)


                An unusual man sets out on a journey across the surface of Mars after it has been colonized by Earth, but which is now in danger of being swept up by a theocratic government that represses dissent.


Secret Harmonies.  (See Of the Fall.)


Secret of Life, The  (Tor, 2001.)


                A mutated life form brought back by a Chinese expedition to Mars has infected the Pacific Ocean.  An American mission is sent to the red planet to find out more of its original biology, but is hampered by Chinese efforts to suppress the information and the presence of a corporate executive who wants the information to be proprietary.


Shrine of Stars   (Millennium, 2000, Avon Eos, 2000.)


Confluence #3.


                A space explorer returns to help his people build a new civilization, but discovers that his arch enemy has introduced an artificial intelligence as a parasite in his body.


Something Coming Through (Gollancz, 2015.)


Aliens offer to help humans colonize the stars.


Very British History, A  (PS, 2013.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


White Devils  (Tor, 2004, Simon & Schuster UK, 2004.)


                A team of investigators in Africa is attacked by what appears to be a genetically altered species of ape.


Whole Wide World  (Tor, 2002.)


                In near future London, a police detective finds a link between a high profile murder case and the new security system being installed in the city.


MCBAIN, ED  (Pseudonym of Evan Hunter, whom see.)


Sentries, The  (Hamish Hamilton, 1965, Penguin, 1967.)


Borderline thriller about a man who has manipulated the US to the brink of a nuclear war.




Path of Exoterra, The  (Avon, 1981.)


Aurania #1.


                A scientist steals a stone that is the source of incredible power in order to keep it out of the hands of an ambitious interstellar government.  He hides on a remote planet where he is pursued by agents of the would be ruler of the universe.


Quest of the Dawnstar  (Avon Flare, 1984.)


Aurania #2.


                In the midst of an interstellar war, investigations into the history of one race indicate that they originated in Atlantis on the planet Earth.


MCBRIDE, MICHAEL  (Also writes Horror.)


Blindspot (Dark Regions, 2011.)


Genetically modified humans escape in North Korea.


Bloodletting (Factor V, 2014.)


An investigation into a serial killer's history leads to a plot to replace the human race.


Burial Ground (Factor V, 2011.)


An expedition in Peru discovers that not all of the dinosaurs died out.


Chimera (McBride, 2021)


A biological experiment in Greenland creates a lifeform that can control other creatures.


Fearful Symmetry  (Factor V, 2014.)


Genetically altered humans prey on an expedition in Tibet.


Forsaken (Pinnacle, 2018.)


Unit 51 #2.


More secrets about alien visitors on Earth.


Mutation (Pinnacle, 2020.)


Area 51 #3.


A single alien endangers the entire world.


Predatory Instinct (Factor V, 2012.)


Survivors of an alternate branch of humanity are inadvertently set free.


Subhuman (Pinnacle, 2017.)


Unit 51 #1.


An alien installation is found in Antarctica.


Vector Borne (Factov V, 2011.)


A newly discovered undersea life form triggers a human mutation.


MCCAFFREY, ANNE  (See also collaborations which follow.  Note that the Pern series is listed in the order published, rather than the internal chronology.  Many of the series McCaffrey started are continued in the collaborations following.)


Acorna  (Harper, 1997.)


Acorna #1.


                A child with extraordinary psi powers is rescued from space and taken to a planet where an evil man uses children as slave laborers.  He plans to exploit her abilities as well, but as Acorna matures, she decides to use her powers for very different purposes.


All the Weyrs of Pern  (Del Rey, 1991, Bantam UK, 1991, Corgi, 1992.)


Pern #11.


                The discovery of a still functioning computer system left over from the original colonization promises the people of Pern a new hope.  It may be possible to eradicate the deadly threads from space forever.


Coelura, The  (Underwood-Miller, 1983, Tor, 1987.)


                Fleeing from an arranged marriage which she dreads, a woman encounters a man recuperating from a crashlanding, and in the process changes her own future and that of her world.


Crystal Line  (Del Rey, 1992, Bantam UK, 1992.)


Killashandra #3.


                Singing in conjunction with a fabulous jewel brings near immortality, but it also robs the singer of memories.  Killashandra discovers that the exchange may not have been worth it.


Crystal Singer  (Del Rey, 1982, Doubleday, 1982, Severn House, 1982, Corgi, 1983.)


Killashandra #1.


                A professional singer travels to a remote planet in search of fabulous wealth, convinced that her training may be pivotal to success.


Crystal Singer Trilogy, The  (Del Rey, 1996.)


                Omnibus of Crystal Singer, Killashandra, and Crystal Line.


Damia  (Ace, 1992, Putnam, 1992, Bantam UK, 1992.)


Rowan #2.


                The daughter of the greatest telepath of all time finds true love as well as a new alien danger as she masters her powers at the dawn of maturity.


Damia’s Children  (Ace, 1993, Bantam UK, 1993, Corgi, 1993.)


Rowan #3.


                Four siblings from a line to powerful telepaths must team up to help the human race stave off defeat at the hands of an insectlike race of invaders from the stars.


Decision at Doona  (Ballantine, 1969, Rapp & Whiting, 1970, Corgi, 1971.)


Doona #1.


                Earth has become so regimented that people are afraid to act independently.  When a shipload of these conditioned people are sent to colonize the world Doona, they must learn to change their patterns of behavior quickly or perish.  To their surprise, the planet has indigenous intelligent aliens.


Dinosaur Planet  (Del Rey, 1978, Orbit, 1978.)


Ireta #1.


                A scientific team encounters an unexpectedly large, diverse, and dangerous ecosystem on a planet they are sent to investigate, and to make matters worse, their relief ship has inexplicably disappeared.


Dinosaur Planet Omnibus, The  (Orbit, 2001.)


                Omnibus of Dinosaur Planet and Dinosaur Planet Survivors.


Dinosaur Planet Survivors  (Del Rey, 1984, Futura, 1984.)


Ireta #2.


                After mutineers created an illegal colony on Ireta, the two protagonists went into suspended animation for forty years.  Awakening, they discover an even larger contingent of outlaws on the planet, along with aliens who have even more nefarious reasons for being there.


Dolphins of Pern, The  (Del Rey, 1994, Bantam UK, 1994.)


Pern #13.


                Before the colonists of Pern lost their technological base, they were allied with genetically enhanced dolphins brought from Earth.  Now, as they prepare a final assault on the thread from space, they rediscover their old friends.


Dragondrums  (Atheneum, 1979, Sidgwick & Jackson, 1979, Bantam, 1980, Corgi, 1981.)


Pern #5.


                A failed singer is sent on a mission to reunite the warring factions of his planet in a desperate attempt to organize a defense against another fall of deadly threads from space.


Dragonflight  (Ballantine, 1968, Walker, 1969, Rapp & Whiting, 1969, Corgi, 1970, Del Rey, 2002.)


Pern #1.


                Humans and dragons are bonded on a far planet to defend it from the periodic arrival of dangerous threads from space.  But generations have passed without incident, and the dragonriders are ill prepared for the latest onslaught.


Dragonquest  (Ballantine, 1971, Rapp & Whiting, 1973, Sphere, 1974, Corgi, 1982.)


Pern #2.


                The latest threadfall comes at a bad time.  There is growing hostility among the very people pledged to defend the planet from the threads, and from the dangerous parasites that accompany them.


Dragonriders of Pern, The  (Doubleday, 1978.)


                Omnibus of Dragonflight, Dragonquest, and The White Dragon.


Dragonsdawn  (Del Rey, 1988, Easton, 1988, Bantam UK, 1988, Doubleday, 1989, Corgi, 1990.)


Pern #9.


                The first colonists on a distant world discover that a periodic fall of deadly material from space could wipe them out.  They eventually team up with flying, fire breathing dragons native to that world to combat the menace.


Dragonseye  (Del Rey, 1997.)


Pern #14.


                On the eve of the second threadfall since humans colonized Pern, a pivotal ruler decides that he doesn’t believe the old stories and threatens not to prepare to participate in the defense of his world.


Dragonsinger  (Atheneum, 1977, Sidgwick & Jackson, 1977, Bantam, 1978, Corgi, 1978.)


Pern #4.


                An apprenticed harper is admitted to a training academy, but she finds it difficult to fit in with their enforced schedules, and impossible to make friends with her fellow students.


Dragonsong  (Atheneum, 1976, Sidgwick & Jackson, 1976, Bantam, 1977, Corgi, 1978.)


Pern #3.


                A young girl runs away from home rather than pursue the future her father intends, preferring to become a wandering harper.  Subsequently, she teaches music to a group of fire lizards and finds a new profession for herself.


First Fall  (Del Rey, 1993, Bantam UK, 1993.)


Pern #12.


                Collection of related stories set in the world of Pern.


Freedom’s Choice  (Ace, 1997, Corgi, ?)


Freedom #2.


                Involuntary human colonists, enslaved by alien starfarers, are battling to win their independence when they discover that there is a third intelligent race involved, the original inhabitants of the planet on which they were stranded.


Freedom’s Landing  (Ace, 1995, Corgi, ?)


Freedom #1.


                Large numbers of humans are kidnapped from Earth and enslaved by an alien race which uses them as first landing colonists on primitive worlds it is considering settling.


Freedom's Ransom  (Ace, 2003.)


Freedom #3.


                Human fugitives from slaving aliens try to survive when they are stranded on a remote world.


Get off the Unicorn  (Del Rey, 1977, Corgi, 1979, Severn House, 1982.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Gift of Dragons, A  (Del Rey, 2002.)


A Pern book.


                Collection of loosely related stories.


Girl Who Heard Dragons, The  (Tor, 1994.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Harper Hall of Pern, The  (Doubleday, 1979.)


                Omnibus of Dragonsong, Dragonsinger, and Dragondrums.


Ireta Adventure, The  (Doubleday, 1985.)


                Omnibus of Dinosaur Planet and Dinosaur Planet Survivors.


Killashandra  (Del Rey, 1985, Bantam UK, 1986, Doubleday, 1986, Corgi, 1986.)


Killashandra #2.


                The marvelous crystal which makes a singer very rich becomes of its affinity for her voice has been broken.  Destitute, she must find another way to support herself.


Lyon’s Pride  (Ace, 1994, Bantam UK, 1994.)


Rowan #4.


                The last battle, perhaps, between a relentless alien race of insects and humanity, which is aided by the descendants of a long and honored line of telepaths.


Masterharper of Pern, The  (Del Rey, 1997, Bantam UK, 1997.)


Pern #15.




Moreta: Dragonlady of Pern  (Del Rey, 1983, Severn House, 1983, Corgi, 1984, Doubleday, 1984, Brandywine, 1985.)


Pern #7.


                A jump back to the earlier days of Pern, when the dragonriders have their ranks decimated by a strange disease that defies treatment.  A daring woman proves that not only men are capable of heroic deeds.


Nerilka’s Story  (Del Rey, 1986, Doubleday, 1986.)


Pern #8.


                The protagonist abandons her father when he refuses to help neighboring holds which are stricken with plague.  With what supplies she is able to steal, she moves to the lands of another family and eventually finds a new place for herself.


Nerilka’s Story and The Coelura, The  (Bantam UK, 1987.)


                Omnibus of the two novels.


Nimisha’s Ship  (Del Rey, 1999.)


                A woman locked in a battle for control of an interstellar corporation finds herself marooned on distant and dangerous world after an experimental test flight.  Her enemies seek to displace her from her position, and only her daughter stands in their way.


Pegasus in Flight  (Del Rey, 1990, Easton, 1990, Bantam UK, 1990, Corgi, 1992.)


Pegasus #2.


                The story of a telepath who runs an institution where children with various psi talents can be trained to use them, most notably in the plans to build an enormous space station.


Pegasus in Space  (Del Rey, 2000.)


Pegasus #3.


                A group of people with psi powers are involved with the construction of the first interstellar colony ships.  The project is hampered by political rivalries as well as outright sabotage.


Renegades of Pern, The  (Del Rey, 1989, Bantam UK, 1990, Doubleday, 1990, Corgi, 1991.)


Pern #10.


                The ongoing hostility between humans who lived in the established holds, and those who for one reason or another do not, erupts into violence.


Rescue Run  (Wildside, 1991.)


                Not seen.


Restoree  (Ballantine, 1967, Rapp & Whiting, 1968, Corgi, 1970.)


                A gothic romance as SF.  The protagonist wakens with only partial memories of her past, pursued by a mysterious figure who may be her protector or her enemy.


Rowan, The  (Ace, 1990, Bantam UK, 1990, Putnam, 1990, Corgi, 1991.)


Rowan #1.


                A telepath of unprecedented power receives a message from another telepath far across the galaxy, warning of an imminent alien threat to the entire human race.


Ship Who Sang, The  (Walker, 1969, Ballantine, 1970, Rapp & Whiting, 1971, Corgi, 1972.)


Ship #1.


                Collection of related stories about a cyborg starship.


Skies of Pern, The  (Del Rey, 2001.)


Pern #16.


                The inhabitants of Pern have finally defeated the menace of the Thread.  But just as it appears that they will be able to colonize the rest of the planet, conservative elements refuse to budge, and then a new menace appears which requires the dragonriders to act again.


Time When, A  (NESFA, 1975.)


                Excerpt from The White Dragon.


To Ride Pegasus  (Ballantine, 1973, Dent, 1974, Sphere, 1976.)


Pegasus #1.


                Collection of related stories about children with psi powers.


Tower and the Hive, The  (Ace, 1999.)


Rowan #5.


                Factions within the human race begin to object to the alliance formed with the alien Mrdini, even though this protects them from the Hivers.  Their resentment turns toward the Rowan and the other psychically gifted individuals who follow her.


White Dragon, The  (Del Rey, 1978, Sidgwick & Jackson, 1979, Corgi, 1980.)


Pern #6.


                The strange bonding between a secretive human and a runt sized dragon proves beneficial to the entire planet when they prove themselves capable of dealing with a new menace to their world which eludes the best efforts of the more conventional defenders.


Wings of Pegasus  (Guild America, 1991.)


                Omnibus of To Ride Pegasus and Pegasus in Flight.


Worlds of Anne McCaffrey, The  (Deutsch, 1981.)


                Omnibus of Decision at Doona and The Ship Who Sang.




Acorna's Quest  (Harper, 1998.)


Acorna #3.


                A young girl dreams of a planet where her unique appearance and talents are common, so she sets out to find it.  Elsewhere, there are warnings that civilized space is about to be invaded by a belligerent and brutal new species.  The first in the series was written by McCaffrey alone.


Partnership  (Baen, 1992, Orbit, 1994.)


Ship #2.


                The human brain in a cyborg starship makes friends with another of her kind, who is undergoing a traumatic first voyage captained by a man of uncertain reputation.




Brain Ships  (Baen, 2003.)


                Omnibus of The Ship Who Searched and Partnership.




Ship Who Searched, The  (Baen, 1992, Orbit, 1994.)


Ship #3.


                A young girl with a terminal disease has her brain moved into the heart of a starship and sets out on a quest to track down the mystery of an alien civilization.




Dragon Harper  (Del Rey, 2007.)


Pern #20.


A plague threatens the planet Pern.


Dragon's Fire  (Del Rey, 2006.)


Pern #19.


                A mine disaster could affect the future of the entire planet.


Dragon's Kin  (Del Rey, 2003.)


Pern #17.


                A story of the early days of the colonization of Pern and the original alliance with the dragons.


Dragon's Time  (Del Rey, 2011.)


Pern #21.




MCCAFFREY, ANNE & MOON, ELIZABETH  (Note the Lunzie series is set in the same universe as McCaffrey’s “Ireta” series.)


Death of Sleep, The  (Baen, 1990, Doubleday, 1990, Orbit, 1991.)  IS THIS WITH MOON OR NYE?


Lunzie #2.


                The protagonist escapes from a space liner during a pirate attack by going into suspended animation in a capsule, but how long will it be before anyone finds her?


Generation Warriors  (Baen, 1991, Doubleday, 1991, Orbit, 1992.)


Lunzie #3.


                A varied group of people all play pivotal roles in the battle between the authorities and the space pirates who have been attacking virtually unhindered.


Sassinak  (Baen, 1990, Doubleday, 1990, Orbit, 1991.)


Lunzie #1.


                After being kidnapped by space pirates and sold into slavery, a young woman develops her warrior abilities in order to secure her freedom and hunt down the pirates.




Planet Pirates  (Baen, 1993.)     CHECK AUTHORSHIOP


                Omnibus of The Death of Sleep, Sassinak, and Generation Warriors.




Crisis on Doona  (Ace, 1992, Orbit, 1993.)


Doona #2.


                A twenty-five year experiment at mutual habitation of a planet by humans and feline aliens has come to an end, and both races face tough decisions when they are asked to renew the terms indefinitely.


Doona  (Ace, 2004.)


                Omnibus of Crisis on Doona and Treaty at Doona.


Ship Who Won, The  (Baen, 1995, Orbit, 1996.)


Ship #5.


                A cyborg ship sent to find other intelligent races in the galaxy encounters a likable species confined to a single planet, but then learns that they have been enslaved by entities with technology that borders on magic.


Treaty at Doona  (Ace, 1994.  Orbit, 1994, as Treaty Planet.)


Doona #3.


                Relations between humans and aliens on the planet Doona undergo a new series of strains with the arrival of another alien starfaring race.  Some wish to forge a trading alliance with the offworlders, but others suspect their motives.


Treaty Planet.  (See Treaty at Doona.)




Acorna's People  (?)


Acorna #2.




Acorna's Rebels  (Avon Eos, 2003.)


Acorna #6.


                A young foundling girl with unusual powers has adventures on another planet as she searches for her missing lover.


Acorna's Search  (Avon Eos, 2001.)


Acorna #5.


                Acorna and her people have escaped to another planet, but their enemies follow them and the man she loves is missing.  When she sets out to rescue him, she uncovers remnants of an ancient race which vanished under mysterious circumstances and must solve both puzzles to save her people.


Acorna's Triumph  (Eos, 2004.)


Acorna #7.


                As interplanetary war threatens to break out, an old friend of Acorna reappears, but strangely altered.


Acorna's World  (Avon, 2000.)


Acorna #4.


                Acorna finds herself on an uncharted world where the plants are intelligent.  There she discovers evidence of an imminent alien attack against humanity, and there she hatches a plot for a pre-emptive strike against her enemies.


First Warning  (Morrow, 2005.)


Acorna's Children #1.


                A derelict spaceship and a planet hopping plague bring crisis into the life of a young woman.


Catacombs  (Del Rey, 2010.)


Cats #2.


Space travel and telepathic cats.


Catalyst  (Del Rey, ?)


Cats #1.




Changelings  (Del Rey, 2006.)


Petaybee #4.


                When a visiting scientist discovers the strange powers of two children, he decides to capture them for study.


Deluge  (Del Rey, 2008.)


Petaybee #6.


Mutant children are held captive by people determined to learn their secrets.


Maelstrom  (Del Rey, 2006.)


Petaybee #5.


                An alien race is discovered living in the oceans of a sentient planet.


Power Lines  (Del Rey, 1994, Bantam UK, 1994.)


Petaybee #2.


                Colonists and a reformed former company spy battle against those who wish to exploit their planet, which they all believe to be a sentient creature.


Power Play  (Del Rey, 1995, Bantam UK, 1995.)


Petaybee #3.


                Despite the disbelief of many offworlders, a sentient planet grows increasingly skillful at dealing with the human intruders who have colonized that world.


Powers That Be  (Del Rey, 1993, Bantam UK, 1993.)


Petaybee #1.


                An agent sent to an ice covered world to investigate the disappearance of several miners discovers more than she counted on.  Genetically engineered lifeforms are appearing mysteriously, and she herself discovers that just being on the planet has somehow healed some of the supposedly irreversible failings of her own body.


Third Watch




City and the Ship, The  (Baen, 2004.)


                Omnibus of The City Who Fought and The Ship Avenged, the latter by Stirling alone.


City Who Fought, The  (Baen, 1994, Orbit, 1995.)


Ship #4.


                A cyborg mind operating a small colony plays wargames for fun, but the training turns out to be a godsend when the installation is attacked by hostile ships from another system.


MCCAFFREY, TODD  (See also collaboration with Anne McCaffrey.)


Dragongirl  (Del Rey, 2010.)


Pern #22.


Time travel helps shape the future of Pern.


Dragonheart  (Del Rey, 2008.)


Pern #21.


A woman becomes a dragonrider.


Dragonsblood  (Del Rey, 2005.)


Pern #18.


                A young woman must solve the puzzle of why the dragons of Pern are dying.




Border, The (Subterranean, 2015.)


Alien invasion.


Stinger  (Pocket, 1988, Kinnell, 1989.)


A science fiction novel, although not packaged as such. Earth has been invaded by a single alien creature who possesses both incredible cruelty and irresistible power, whose ship isolates a small Texas town from the rest of the world while biological devices move through secret underground passages in search of prey.


Swan Song  (Pocket, 1987.)


Following a nuclear war, a supernatural creature which is more or less analogous to the devil stalks the ruins, while a group of human beings takes advantage of a magic talisman  to hold the Earth for the human race against this most frightening of enemies.  A hybrid of SF themes and supernaturalism.


MCCANN, EDSON  (Pseudonym of Frederik Pohl and Lester Del Rey, both of whom see.)




Spinners  (Morrow, 1999.)


                A young woman insists  that she was taken aboard a flying saucer and impregnated by aliens, a claim which local people find hard to accept even after they discover a crushed cow on the landing sight and discover that the woman in question is definitely pregnant.




Into the Darkness  (DAW, 2002.)


The Family #2.


                Three fugitives with psi powers use their abilities to help solve crimes in exchange for unofficial police help in avoiding their recapture.


Special Effects  (DAW, 2001.)


The Family #1.


                Three fugitives with psi powers are hiding from a government official who wants them to be assassins.  They settle in Los Angeles where a local policeman agrees to help conceal their true identities if they will use their talents to help him find out who is responsible for the murders of several people who work in the special effects industry.




Chimera (Orbit, 2012.)


Subterrene #3.




Exogene  (Orbit, 2012.)


Subterrene #2.




Germline  (Orbit, 2011.)


Subterrene #1.


Genetically enhanced soldiers fight over Earth's resources.




Aggressor Six  (Roc, 1994.)


Waister #1.


                An alien force from outside the galaxy exterminates humans on one planet after another.  A lone soldier gains an insight into the enemy that may make it possible to turn the tide of battle.


Antediluvian (Baen, 2019.)


An experiment in racial memory uncovers surprises.


Bloom  (Del Rey, 1998, Millennium, 1999.)


                A biological experiment gets out of control and overwhelms the Earth, then begins to send spores into the rest of the solar system where the survivors have managed to rebuild a civilization.  A desperate mission is launched toward Earth to find an effective defense.


Collapsium, The  (Gollancz, 2000, Del Rey, 2000, Bantam, 2002, Baen, 2020.)


Queendom #1.


                Humans use material derived from black holes to construct buildings.  Rivalry over the direction of science and the status of relative disciplines leads to a dangerous personal animosity.  Despite the serious plot, the novel is primarily humor.


Fall of Sirius, The  (Roc, 1996.)


Waister #2.


                To survive the Waister invasion, some humans went into suspended animation.  Now they have wakened, and discover that the galaxy is dominated by a hybrid between humans and their alien enemies.


Flies From the Amber  (Roc, 1995.)


                A mining colony on an unstable world may have found the key to its survival in the form of a rare new mineral.  But just as scientists arrive to evaluate its potential, the colonists discover that they are perilously close to a black hole.


Lost in Transmission (Bantam, 2004.)


Queendom #3.


                A group of supposed immortals sets out to colonize a distant star, but discovers that their immunity to death isn't quite as absolute as they thought.


Murder in the Solid State  (Tor, 1996.)


                A battle over control of the future of nanotechnology results in murder, with the protagonist forced to drop out of sight in order to uncover the conspirators.


Poor Man's Sky (Baen, 2023.)


Murder mystery set on Mars.


Rich Man's Sky (Baen. 2021.)


Oligarchs in space.


To Crush the Moon  (Bantam, 2005.)


Queendom #4.


                In order to save the Earth, the moon must be destroyed.


Wellstone, The  (Bantam, 2003.)


Queendom #2.




MCCARTNEY, CLEM  (Pseudonym of B. Flackes, whom see.)


Dark Side of Venus  (Hamilton, 1951.)


                Martians plan the invasion of Earth.


Ten Years to Oblivion  (Hamilton, 1951.)


                Another rogue planet threatens the solar system.


MCCARTY, MICHAEL  (See collaboration with Sherry Decker.)


MCCAY, BILL  (See also collaborations which follow.)


Cold Case  (Jam, 2001.)


A Net Force novel.


                While investigating a supposedly fictional virtual reality murder, a computer expert discovers that it is based on real events.


Crossover  (Roc, 1993.)


Riftworld #2.


                Further adventures of a comic book artist who can visit a parallel universe where superheroes are real.


Deadly Cure  (Pocket, 1996.)


A Marvel comics novel.


Not seen.


Duel Identity  (Jam, 2000.)


A Net Force novel.


                Teenagers are exploring a virtual world that is set in a mythical pre-World War I nation when they discover that one of the players is planning to completely abandon his body and become the ruler of the artificial world.


Gameprey  (Jam, 2000.)


A Net Force novel.


                Participants in a virtual reality world discover that one of the players is planning to abandon his body and become the dominant power in the created universe.


Retaliation  (Roc, 1996.)


Stargate #1.


                Although the soldiers from Earth destroyed Ra (in the movie), the freedom of the planet Abydos is still in doubt as another of Ra’s alien fellows shows up with new weapons, determined to reassert control of the planet.


Rebellion  (Roc, 1995.)


Stargate #3.


                Adventurers from Earth cross through the stargate to try to help the people of Abydos maintain their freedom from the alien Hathor and her superweapons.


Reconnaissance  (Roc, 1998.)


Stargate #4.


                After Hathor’s defeat, the people of Abydos are in the process of colonizing another planet when they discover that resident on that world is another alien species that is instantly hostile to their intrusion.


Resistance  (Roc, 1999.)


Stargate #5.


                The mission to find a new home for the refugees from an alien dominated world runs into fresh problems when a belligerent feline race opposes their movement.


Retribution  (Roc, 1997.)


Stargate #2.


                The alien army of Hathor, armed with their superior science, is headed toward Earth to enslave the human race, and humankind seems unwilling to unite even in the face of such an overpowering threat.


Villains  (Roc, 1994.)


Riftworld #3.


                The protagonist must cross over into the world of superheroes to evade the giants who are trying to kill him.




Chains of Command  (Pocket, 1992.)


A Star Trek: Next Generation novel.


A human colonized world that has reinstituted slavery undergoes a rebellion while Picard watches, helpless to interfere.  Pleased with the outcome, he is startled to discover that the real masters are an alien race which is on the way back to restore control of their property.  So the ex-slaves kidnap some of the Enterprise crew to force Picard to protect them.




Riftworld Odyssey  (Boulevard, 1996.)


Riftworld #1.


                A comic book publisher finds access to an alternate universe.  He imports a bunch of giants from that realm as a publicity gag, but the giants have violent intentions of their own.  The protagonist eventually ends up in a universe filled with genuine superheroes.


MCCAY, BOB  (see Victor Appleton.)




Rebirth  (Bart House, 1944.)


                An unexplained phenomenon robs everyone on Earth of their memories at the same instant, with no one left to run our intricate civilization, and everyone forced to relearn everything they have ever known.


Three Thousand Years  (Ace, 1956, bound with The Green Queen by Margaret St Clair.  Fantasy Press, 1954.)


                Two competing entrepreneurs pursue their rivalry even after the entire human race is put through suspended animation for three thousand years and wakens to a world crumbling into ruins.




Last Vial, The  (Armchair, 2012. Originally published in 1960.)


Russian agents unleash a plague of sterility.




Antares Dawn  (Del Rey, 1986.)


Antares #1.


                A star system is cut off from Earth for generations.  Then the colonists discover a super battleship from Earth that has been virtually destroyed by some superior force, and they begin to wonder about their own security.


Antares Passage  (Del Rey, 1987.)


Antares #2.


                A lost colony world is menaced by an alien race determined to eradicate humanity.  In order to attract the attention, and protection, of Earth’s space navy, an expedition must be launched through a dangerous system that has recently gone supernova.


Antares Victory  (Sci-Fi Arizona, 2002.)


Antares #3.


                Humanity crosses interstellar space to strike at their enemy's homeworld.


Clouds of Saturn, The  (Del Rey, 1991.)


                A mercenary gets caught up in a power struggle among various factions of the human colonies planted in the rings and moons of Saturn.  Ultimately, he moves from pawn to player and helps shape the future of humanity.


Greater Infinity, A  (Del Rey, 1982.)


                An unsuspecting young man finds himself in the middle of an epochal battle that is being waged through time for control of the entire Earth.


Life Probe  (Del Rey, 1983.)


Maker #1.


                An alien probe enters the solar system, damaged and requiring repair.  Humankind will receive great technical knowledge if they repair the probe, but before they can do so, old rivalries and avarice for the advantages of the alien technology are about to tear the planet apart.


Procyon’s Promise  (Del Rey, 1985.)


Maker #2.


                Humans have made a deal with an alien race promising technology that they are unable to deliver.  Unfortunately, the aliens have ways of foreclosing on those who do not honor their debts.


Sails of Tau Ceti, The  (Del Rey, 1992.)


                Refugees from a star that has gone nova arrive and petition for land on Earth.  Although they are willing to pay for it, there is great opposition to their presence.  Their chief advocate, however, knows that the aliens have the power to force themselves upon humanity if they choose to do so.


Thunder Strike!  (Del Rey, 1989.)


                The discovery of a new comet is at first heralded as a great boon for the struggling offworld colonies of the solar system.  But when they realize that the comet is on a collision course for Earth, all of their priorities change and plans are laid to destroy it or shift its course.


MCCONCHIE, LYN  (See collaboration with Andre Norton.)




Morpheus Factor, The  (Roc, 2001.)


A Stargate Novel.


                Explorers on a new world discover that the locals use shaped dreams to divide and confuse the intruders.


Prelude  (Ace, 1994.)


A Quantum Leap novel.


A retrospective look at the first leap through time by the recurring character from this popular, though hokey, television series.


Quantum Leap: The Novel  (Ace, 1992.)


A Quantum Leap novel.


Sam leaps back into the body of a carnival worker who knows that a fatal accident will occur in a matter of days unless he can convince someone of the danger.


Random Measures  (Ace, 1995.)


A Quantum Leap novel.


Sam finds himself in the body of a half breed Indian with no idea what his mission is supposed to be.  Meanwhile Al is distracted by a beautiful woman, who might cease to exist if Sam makes the wrong move.


Stargate SG-1  (Roc, 1998.)


                Based on the television series.  A group of volunteers is sent through a stargate to find out what the surviving members of a powerful alien race are planning.  They must complete their mission quickly because the gate will close, and secretly, so that the aliens don’t trace them back to Earth.


Too Close for Comfort (Ace, 1993, Boxtree, 1994.)


A Quantum Leap novel.


Sam goes back through time and meets a younger, brasher version of an old friend.


Wall, The  (Ace, 1994, Boxtree, 1994.)


A Quantum Leap novel.


Sam inhabits the body of a young girl during the construction of the Berlin Wall, and then her adult body in the days when it is being torn down.


MCCORMACK, UNA (See also collaboration with Eric Brown.)


All Flesh Is Grass (BBC, 2020.)


A Doctor Who novel.


The Doctor battles an alien race.


Baba Yaga, The (Abaddon, 2015.)


Weird Space #3.




Brinkmanship (Pocket, 2012.)


A Star Trek Typhon Pact novel.


War looms between two stellar empires.


Cardassia  (Pocket, 2004, bound with Andor by Heather Jarman.)


A Star Trek Deep Space Nine novel.


                Following the dominion war, humans help the Cardassians construct a democracy.


Crimson Shadow, The  (Pocket, 2013.)


A Star Trek novel.


A diplomatic mission almost becomes an open war.


Devil's Nebula, The (Abaddon, ?)


Weird Space #1.




Hollow Men  (Pocket, 2005.)


A Star Trek Deep Space Nine novel.


                The man who engineered the alliance between the Federation and the Romulans has feelings of guilt afterwards.


King's Dragon, The  (BBC, 2010.)


A Doctor Who novel.


A battke for treasure on a distant planet.


Missing, The (Pocket, 2015.)


A Star Trek novel.




Molten Heart (BBC, 2018.)


A Dr. Who novel.


Something is interfering with a planet's molten core.


Never-Ending Sacrifice, The  (Pocket, 2009.)


A Star Trek Deep Space Nine novel.


A young Cardassian boy undergoes a troubling childhood.


Royal Blood (Broadway, 2015.)


A Doctor Who novel.


A primitive planetary society has anomalous technology.


Satan's Reach (Abaddon, ?)


Weird Space #2.




Star of the Sea (Abaddon, 2016.)


Weird Space #4.


The spread of weirdness from another reality endangers a peaceful planet.


Way Through the Woods, The  (BBC, 2011.)


A Doctor Who novel.


People disappear into a mysterious woodlot.


Way to the Stars, The (Gallery, 2019.)


A Star Trek Discovery novel.


The adventures of a young ensign in Starfleet.




Billionaire, The  (Jenkins & McCowan, 1900.)


                Not seen.




Timelash  (Target, 1985.)


A Doctor Who novel.


The Doctor shows up on a planet suffering under a cruel dictator who has brought his world to the brink of an interplanetary war, and who plans to sacrifice the Doctor and his friend in order to ensure his victory.




Wanted: One Sexy Night  (Avon, 2005.)


                Romance involving the arrival of aliens on Earth.




Creed for the Third Millennium, A  (Harper & Row, 1985, Avon, 1986.)


                Political structures all over the world begin to change as the millennium approaches.




All Purpose Bodies, The  (Harrap, 1969.)


A Commander Shaw novel.


                Not seen.


Bowering’s Breakwater  (Harrap, 1964.)


                Not seen.  Set during a nuclear war.


Bright Red Businessmen, The  (Harrap, 1969.)


A Commander Shaw novel.


                Not seen.


Day of the Coastwatch, The  (Harrap, 1968.)


                Not seen.


Flood  (Hale, 1991.)


                A rise in world temperature melts the Arctic and floods much of the world.


Screaming Dead Balloons, The  (John Day, 1968, Harrap, 1968, Berkley, 1969.)


A Commander Shaw novel.


                A secret agent battles an embittered scientist who has created a fungus that spreads uncontrollably, part of his plot to punish Great Britain for a snub in his past.


Skyprobe  (John Day, 1966, Harrap, 1966, Berkley, 1968.)


A Commander Shaw novel.


                A British spy takes action when he learns of a plot to sabotage a US manned space mission.


Time for Survival, A  (Harrap, 1966.)


                Not seen.  Aftermath of a nuclear war.




Golden Prophecies  (Leisure, 1995.)


                A woman who serves as head Oracle on her planet fears the arrival of a mysterious offworlder who will not only upset the values of her planet but steal her heart.


Quicksilver  (Leisure, 1996.)


                A doctor who is attempting to convince a primitive world to accept offworld technology becomes romantically involved with the local politician with whom she is arguing.




Arsenal Out of Time, The  (Ace, 1967.)


                When humans expand to the stars, they find the ruins of an ancient race.  Then someone stumbles across a map to a major world of that long gone species, and a race is on to seize the secrets of their super technology.


Hollow Crown Affair, The (Ace, 1969.)


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


A schism within Thrush is complicated by the existence of some new super weaponry.


Monster Wheel Affair, The (Ace, 1967.)


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


Someone has put a rogue space station into orbit around Earth.


Prisoner #2, The  (Ace, 1969.  New English Library, 1982, as Who Is Number Two?)


A Prisoner novel.


The Prisoner continues to attempt to preserve his individuality and find a way to escape from a prison village where names have given way to numbers and supertechnology keeps the inmates from escaping.


Rainbow Affair, The (Ace, 1968.)


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


Marginal thriller about a battle for world supremacy, with cameos by Fu Manchu, Sherlock Holmes, and others.


Utopia Affair, The (Ace, 1968.)


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


Marginal thriller about a duel between two international organizations.


Vampire Affair, The (Ace, 1966.)


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


A villain uses radio controlled wolves and other technology to create a vampire scare.


Who Is Number Two?  (See The Prisoner #2.)




Covenant of Genesis, The  (Headline, 2009, Bantam, 2010.)


Nina Wilde #4.


An ancient conspiracy plots to suppress a discovery.


Cult of Osiris, The  (See The Pyramid of Doom.)


Empire of Gold  (Headline, 2011, Bantam, 2011.)


Nina Wilde #7.


The fabled city of El Dorado is discovered by an archaeologist.


Hunt for Atlantis, The  (Headline, 2007, Bantam, 2009.)


Nina Wilde #1.


Two groups race to be the first to find sunken Atlantis.


Kingdom of Darkness (Headline, 2014, Dell, 2015.)


Nina Wilde #10.


The search for a fountain of youth.


Midas Legacy, The (Dell, 2017, Headline, 2016.)


Nina Wilde #12.


The people of Atlantis visited the Himalayas.


Persona Protocol, The (See The Shadow Protocol.)


Pyramid of Doom, The (Headline, 2009, as The Cult of Osiris.)


Nina Wilde #5.


The discovery of a secret chamber in the Great Sphinx leads to international hijinks.


Return to Atlantis (Headline, 2012, as Temple of the Gods. Bantam, 2012.)


Nina Wilde #8.


An archaeologist uncovers the technology of a lost civilization.


Revelation Code, The (Headline, 2015, Dell, 2016.)


Nina Wilde #11.


Borderline fantasy as our heroes seek ancient artifacts that might bring about the end of the world.


Sacred Vault, The  (Headline, 2010, Bantam, 2011.)


Nina Wilde #6.


A journal from Atlantis may hold the secret of an ancient technology.


Secret of Excalibur, The   (Headline, 2008, Bantam, 2009.)


Nina Wilde #3.


The sword makes use of a previously unknown natural force.


Shadow Protocol, The (Dell, 2014. Headline, 2013, as The Personal Protocol.)


A spy has a device that enables him to access the memories of other people.


Temple of the Gods  (See Return to Atlantis.)


Tomb of Hercules, The  (Headline, 2008, Bantam, 2009.)


Nina Wilde #2.


The tomb holds superscience.


Valhalla Prophecy, The (Headline, 2014, Dell, 2014.)


Nina Wilde #9.


A hunt for the mythical Valhalla.




Cardinal Crimson  (Black Library, 2006.)


A Necromunda novel.


                A bounty hunter is forced to perform a task for a crimelord in an urban dominated future.


Lasgun Wedding  (Black Library, 2007.)


A Necromunda novel.


                The protagonist is pressured into standing in for an assassinated public figure, and finds himself becoming the next target.


MCDEVITT, JACK  (See collaboration which follows.)


Ancient Shores  (Harper, 1996, HarperCollins, 1997.)


                A farmer uncovers an ancient artifact in one of his fields and discovers that it was left there in prehistoric times.  The device also allows people to visit and explore another universe.


Cauldron  (Ace, 2007.)


Priscilla Hutchins #6.


As humanity retreats to Earth, a new star drive is discovered that makes interstellar travel simpler.


Chindi  (Ace, 2002.)


Priscilla Hutchins #2.


                Mysterious signals from outer space prompt an expedition which does find evidence of an alien civilization, as well as a series of automated communications and monitoring satellites.


Coming Home (Ace, 2014.)


Alex Benedict #7.


The search for alien artifacts is mixed with a desperate rescue effort in space.


Cryptic  (Subterranean, 2009.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Deepsix  (Avon, 2001.)


Priscilla Hutchins #1.


                A handful of people are stranded on a doomed planet about to be destroyed by a wanderer from another system.  Their only hope of surviving is if their friends in orbit can make use of an alien technology while they struggle to survive despite the local predators and the oncoming disaster.


Devil's Eye, The  (Ace, 2008.)


Alex Benedict #4.


Benedict investigates a series of mysterious events and uncovers a conspiracy to conceal an imminent planetary disaster.


Echo  (Ace, 2010.)


Alex Benedict #5.


An ancient tablet may be the key to explaining an interstellar secret.


Engines of God, The  (Ace, 1994.)


                A long vanished alien race left beautiful, mysterious statues scattered throughout the universe.  Although apparently without function, the statues ultimately may decide the future of the human race.


Eternity Road  (Harper, 1997, HarperCollins, 1997.)


                A plague and subsequent turmoil destroyed civilization, but left behind tantalizing hints of what humanity had once achieved.  A small band of explorers from an isolated region defy tradition in order to explore the wilderness further from their home than any person has been for many generations.


Firebird (Ace, 2011.)


Alex Benedict #6.


Benedict searches for traces of a missing scientist who believed in alternate universes.


Hello Out There (Meisha Merlin, 2000.)


                Omnibus of The Hercules Text and A Talent for War.


Hercules Text, The  (Ace, 1986, Sphere, 1988.)


                An apparently random signal from the stars suddenly becomes regular and clearly artificial.  A major project is set up to decipher the signals, and the subsequent discoveries forever change human history.


Infinity Beach  (Harper, 2000.  HarperCollins, 2000, as Slow Lightning.)


                A scientist suspects that the disappearance of her clone sister actually conceals a deeper mystery.  The woman was involved in a supposedly failed effort to find other intelligent life in the universe, but the records of that voyage have been falsified, and there is a strange alien presence lurking in the woods nearby.


Long Sunset, The  (Saga, 2018.)


Priscilla Hutchins #8.


An exploratory mission finds an intelligent species on a doomed planet.


Moonfall  (Harper, 1998.)


                A comet is on a collision course with the moon.  Although the inhabitants of moonbase are successfully evacuated, Earth’s satellite is shattered by the impact, and fragments menace not only space vehicles in the area but the Earth below as well.  The Vice President is one of the last to leave the moon, and while he’s in orbit, the President is killed.


Octavia Gone (Saga, 2019.)


Alex Benedict #8.


The search for a missing space station.


Odyssey  (Ace, 2006.)


Priscilla Hutchins #4.


                An expedition is launched to investigate strange phenomena in other star systems, which turn out to be alien ships.


Omega  (Ace, 2003.)


Priscilla Hutchins #3.


                An unexplained phenomenon in space endangers human colonized worlds and an underfunded space agency makes a desperate attempt to save a primitive alien race.


Outbound  (Isfic, 2006.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Polaris  (Ace, 2004.)


Alex Benedict #2.


                Investigations into the disappearance of everyone aboard a starship result in a rash of murder attempts and the discovery of a method of extending human life for several centuries.


Seeker  (Ace, 2005.)


Alex Benedict #3.


                Benedict tries to track down a lost colony that has become a legend.


Ships in the Night  (Altair, 2005.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Slow Lightning  (See Infinity Beach.)


Standard Candles  (Tachyon, 1996.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Starhawk (Ace, 2013.)


Priscilla Hutchins #7.


A voyage to a strange planet against the backdrop of a controversy over terraforming.


Talent for War, A  (Ace, 1989, Kinnell, 1989.)


Alex Benedict #1.


                Fascinating story of a man researching the history of a leader who organized an unlikely coalition against aliens at war with the human race.  He discovers that the legends surrounding the man are largely false.


Thunderbird (Ace, 2015.)


Humans explores a gateway to the stars.


Time Travelers Never Die  (Ace, 2009.)


An inventor gets lost in time and his son searches history for him.




Cassandra Project, The  (Ace, 2012.)


Efforts are made to restart the space program.




Five Signs from Ruby  (Pyramid, 1976.)


Paul Williams #2.


                A master spy has to track down a terrorist who has planted several nuclear weapons inside Israel and who is threatening to set them off and destroy the entire country.


Hour of the Blue Fox, The  (Pyramid, 1975.)


Paul Williams #1.


                A sinister plot to spread a bacteria that will change the nature of humanity is thwarted by a CIA operative.


Letter from Kiev  (Pyramid, 1977.)


Paul Williams #3.


                Spy thriller about the successful effort to prevent the use of a new superweapon by the Soviet Union.




Ares Express  (Earthlight, 2002, Pyr, 2010.)


                A novel set on a human colonized Mars where gigantic trains connect the scattered settlements.


Be My Enemy  (Pyr, 2012.)


Everness #2.


A chase through alternate earths.


Brasyl  (Pyr, 2007.)


Set in Brazil, the story involves visitors from alternate quantum universes who interfere with the lives of their duplicates.


Broken Land, The  (Bantam, 1992.  Gollancz, 1992, as Hearts, Hands and Voices.)


                In a distant future Earth where genetic engineering is commonplace and two rival religious groups dominate a decaying human culture, the discovery of a rebel in a small village causes turmoil and danger for the protagonist.


Chaga.  (See Evolution’s Shore.)


Cyberadad Days  (Pyr, 2009.)


Collection of loosely related stories.


Dervish House, The  (Pyr, 2010.)


Terrorists in a future Turkey.


Desolation Road  (Bantam, 1988, Pyr, 2009.)


                A variety of disparate characters show up in a small town in the deserts of Mars where they interact in episodic fashion.


Empire Dreams  (Bantam, 1988.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Empress of the Sun (Pyr, 2014.)


Everness #3.


A visit to a parallel version of the solar system.


Evolution’s Shore  (Bantam, 1995.  Gollancz, 1995, Vista, 1996, as Chaga.)


Chaga #1.


                After a disturbance in the outer planets, a meteor crashes into Africa and a strange new lifeform begins growing there, eventually overwhelming the existing ecology.  But is this a threat, or is it actually the key to an entirely new way of life for the human race.


Hearts, Hands and Voices.  (See The Broken Land.)


Kirinya  (Gollancz, 1997, Millennium, 1999.)


Chaga #2.


                The alien ecology which has landed on Earth is progressively devouring Africa, and some humans question resisting the encroachment, since the transformation brings longevity and other benefits.


Luna: Moon Rising (Tor, 2019.)


Luna #3.


Five families battle for control of the moon.


Luna: New Moon (Tor, 2015.)


Luna #1.


A powerful group of families battles among itself for control of the lunar colony.


Luna: Wolf Moon (Tor, 2017.)


Luna #2.


Corporate politics on the moon.


Necroville.  (See Terminal Cafe.)


Out on Blue Six  (Bantam, 1989.)


                A cartoonist in what is supposed to be a perfect future society offends some of the authorities and finds herself branded a criminal.  Desperate, she drops out of society and discovers a strange underworld where happiness is earned rather than imposed.


Planesrunner  (Pyr, 2011.)


Everness #1.


A teenager has the key to visiting parallel universes.


River of Gods  (Simon & Schuster UK, 2004, Pyr, 2006.)


                A future India has disintegrated into several independent states, and a large cast of characters provide a panoramic viewpoint as the region drifts toward war.


Sacrifice of Fools  (Gollancz, 1996, Vista, 1997.)


                A murder mystery set in Ireland after a race of technologically advanced aliens has established colonies on Earth.


Scissors Cut Paper Wrap Stone  (Bantam, 1994.)


                A man finds a way to escape from a repressive government agency that controls his personality.


Speaking in Tongues  (Bantam, 1992, Gollancz, 1992.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Tendeleo's Story  (PS, 2000.)


Chaga #3.


                A novella about a young woman who flees from the encroaching alien transformation of Earth, but gets caught anyway and discovers the translation isn't necessary a bad thing.


Terminal Café  (Bantam, 1994.  Gollancz, 1994, as Necroville.)


                A new technology has allowed humanity to raise its dead, although it forces them to live in segregated communities.  An artist seeking new inspiration breaks tradition and ventures into the community of the dead, and makes a wondrous discovery.




Red Maple  (B.M.G., 1975.)


                Canada becomes Communist.


MCDONALD, RAYMOND  (Pseudonym of Edward McDonald and Raymond Leger.)


Mad Scientist, The  (Cochrane, 1908.)


                Marginal story of science’s effects on government.




Outback Stars, The  (Tor, 2007.)


Outback #1.


                A ship full of misfits encounters a bizarre alien phenomenon in space.


Stars Blue Yonder, The  (Tor, 2009.)


Outback #3.


Earth is under attack by an alien fleet.


Stars Down Under, The  (Tor, 2008.)


Outback #2.


Humans investigate matter transmission to travel between stars.




Event Horizon  (Tor, 1997, from the screenplay by Philip Eisner.)


                An experimental starship returns with its crew dead, so a mission is sent to investigate.  They discover that the new star drive brought it to another universe similar to Hell itself, and that an evil presence has returned with the ship.


Janus Syndrome, The  (Bantam, 1981.)


                A human agent trained and employed by a mysterious alien race has various adventures before confronting the minions of an aggressive alien race.


Waystation  (Tor, 2004.)


An Andromeda novel.


                A spaceship docks at an abandoned space station that has a deadly inhabitant.


MCDONOUGH, ALEX  (House pseudonym.)


Dragon’s Blood  (Ace, 1991.) (Janet Fox.)


Scorpio #5.


                The latest attempt to return to the proper time lands Scorpio and his human companion in the middle of the Cambodian civil war.


Dragon’s Claw  (Ace, 1993. ) (Janet Fox.)


Scorpio  #6.


                The alien rulers of a human colonized planet have been defeated, but now it turns out they were just the agents of another, even less appealing race.  They demand a thousand prisoners for an unknown fate as the price of peace.


Dragon’s Eye  ( Ace, 1992.)  (Janet Fox.)


Scorpio #4.


                A self exiled alien believes that he has found a secret that will allow him to free his own race from their oppressors.  So he and his human companion travel to the stars to put his plan into motion.


Scorpio  (Ace, 1990.)  (Carol Gaskin.)


Scorpio #1.


                An alien flees from his own world to 14th Century Earth where he befriends a young girl with troubles of her own.  As he attempts to help her, he must also keep his eyes peeled for pursuers from his own culture, who are bent on tracking him down.


Scorpio Descending  (Ace, 1991.)  (Janet Fox.)


Scorpio #3.


                An alien and a human flee through time to Revolutionary Russia, where they enlist the aid of a scientist in their efforts to throw the Hunters off their trail.


Scorpio Rising  (Ace, 1990.)  (Janet Fox.)


Scorpio #2.


                An alien and his human friend travel through time to Elizabethan England while trying to solve the mystery of a strange artifact associated with the Hunters, members of the alien’s race who are trying to track him through time and space.




Architects of Hyperspace, The  (Avon, 1987.)


                While on a mission to the distant planet where her father died under mysterious circumstances, a woman has to foil a bunch of space pirates and solve the mystery surrounding a neutron star before she can learn the truth.


Missing Matter, The  (Bantam, 1991.)


                A starship exploring unusual phenomena in a distant region of space strays too close to their subject and find themselves exposed to natural laws they hadn’t expected.




Mars Evacuees (Harper, 2015.)


A group of orphans are sent to Mars.




Citadel of the Green Death (Armchair, 2020, bound with The Drummers of Daugavo by Dwight V. Swain. Magazine appearance 1948.)


An outcast makes a new life for himself on a jungle planet.


Outcasts of Solar III, The (Armchair, 2012, bound with Secret of the Black Planet by Milton Lesser. Magazine appearance 1948.)


Rebels leave aboard the first starship.




Plus  (Knopf, 1976.)


                A disembodied human brain is placed in an orbiting space vehicle where it communicates with Earth, but gradually begins to consider its own nature.




Flight of Honor  (Bantam, 1984.)


Far Stars #2.


                Three star travelers have a series of adventures.


Shattered Stars, The  (Bantam, 1984.)


Far Stars #1.


                A telepath, a tramp starship captain, and a mercenary find their futures intertwined on a trip to the far reaches of space.


Skinner  (Bantam, 1985.)


                A man who makes his living hunting the dragonlike creatures of a distant world gets into more trouble than he expected when he offends the planetary ruler.


Warrior’s Blood  (Ace, 1981.)


A Buck Rogers novel.


                Rogers is head of the government after the Han overlords were removed from power, but his old enemies aren’t taking their defeat lightly and have returned with new allies to seek world domination once again.


Warrior’s World  (Ace, 1981.)


A Buck Rogers novel.


                An army kept in suspended animation inside the moon for thousands of years has wakened and is preparing to subjugate humanity.




All Geared Up  (Archway, 1985.)


Not Quite Human #2.




Batteries Not Included  (Archway, 1985.)


Not Quite Human #1.




Bug in the System, A  (Archway, 1985.)


Not Quite Human #3.




Destination Brain  (Scholastic, 1987.)


Gamebook about adventures inside the human body.


Escape from Jupiter  (Scholastic, 1987.)




Galactic Pirate, The  (Bantam, 1983.)


Be an Interplanetary Spy #2.


Gamebook in which you capture an interplanetary pirate.


Killer Robot  (Archway, 1986.)


Not Quite Human #6.




Reckless Robot  (Archway, 1986.)


Not Quite Human #4.




Red Rocket, The  (Bantam, 1985.)


Be an Interplanetary Spy #11.


Gamebook in which you suppress a robot rebellion.


Robo Force and the Giant Robot  (Random House, 1985.)


                A Robo Force multi-path gamebook.


Robo Force and the Mountain of Burning Ice  (Random House, 1985.)


                A Robo Force multi-path gamebook.


Terror at Play  (Archway, 1986.)


Not Quite Human #5.






Child in Time, The  (Jonathan Cape, 1987, Houghton Mifflin, 1987.)


                A dystopian future England in which a kidnapping wakens two adults to the evils of their society.




Breach, The (Severed, 2018.)


A giant scorpion emerges from the ocean.




King of the Sun, The  (Bantam, 2001.)


                A police detective investigates a series of bizarre murders which appear to have been committed by an alien being.


MCGANN, MICHAEL  (Pseudonym of Ed Naha.)


Blood and Fire  (Jove, 1991. )


Marauders #6.


                Not seen.


Blood Kin  (Jove, 1989.)


Marauders #2.


                Russian agents are plotting to take advantage of factional rivalries in post nuclear war Ireland in order to assert their influence in the region, but a specialist team from the US upsets his plot.


Convoy Strike  (Jove, 1990.)


Marauders #4.


                A massive supply of military supplies has been accumulated in Germany in preparation for renewed attacks by the Soviet armies, so the Marauders are sent in to destroy the stockpile before it can be put to use.


Ghost Warriors, The  (Jove, 1990.)


Marauders #5.


                Not seen.


Liar’s Dice  (Jove, 1990.)


Marauders #3.


                The Marauders are sent to France to help the underground overthrow the Soviet government that dominates their country.


Marauders, The  (Jove, 1989.)


Marauders #1.


                Following a nuclear war, the Soviets dominate Europe and have sent a task force to seize the British oil fields for fuel.  A crack commando unit from the US is sent to spoil their plans in order to avoid a fresh attack on the US.




Gods and Their Machines, The  (Tor, 2004.)


                War between two nations on another planet, one technologically advanced, one not, resolved when a common threat menaces both.




Blank Slate  (Signet, 1984.)


Triumvirate #2.


                The government of Earth sends an agent under an assumed identity to find out what is happening in a distant colony that has been out of touch with Earth.  Hovering in the background is the possibility that an ancient alien race is preparing to wage war against humanity.


Sun Dogs  (Signet, 1981.)


Triumvirate #1.


                When his uncle is crippled while participating in the building of a military base on a high gravity world, the protagonist sets out to find out who was responsible.  Arriving on that planet, however, he discovers that he has been anticipated.


MCGHEE, EDWARD  (See also collaboration with Robin Moore.)


Last Caesar, The  (Pinnacle, 1980.)


                A controversial President must deal with a major crisis when elements in the armed forces decide to remove him from office and establish a military government.




Galaxy Raiders, The  (Armchair, 2010, bound with Space Station #1 by Frank Belknap Long. Magazine appearance 1950.)


A base near the edge of the solar system defeats an alien armada.


Mad Robot, The (Armchair, 2013, bound with The Running Man by J. Hunter Holly. Magazine appearance 1944.)


A robot civilization is found in the Jovian system.




Magician’s Apprentice, The  (?, 1987.)


Armindor #1.


                In the far future, the technology of the past seems to be magic.


Magician’s Challenge, The  (?, 1989.)


Armindor #3.




Magician’s Company, The  (?, 1988.)


Armindor #2.






Gates of Ivory, the Gates of Horn, The  (Mainstream, 1957.)


                Not seen.  Socialism in the future.


MCGRAW, CHARLES G.  (See collaborations with Mark Garland.)




Trouble on Artule  (TSR, 1984.)


An Endless Quest book.


Multi-path gamebook about the secret of an alien culture.


MCGUIRE, JOHN J.  (See collaborations with H. Beam Piper.)




After the Apocalypse (Small Beer, 2011)


Collection of unrelated stories.


China Mountain Zhang  (Tor, 1992, Orb, 1995, Orbit, 1999.)


                In the not too distant future, mainland China has become a hodgepodge of Eastern and Western traditions.  The protagonist is a nonconformist within that society who shapes a new life for himself.


Half the Day Is Night  (Tor, 1994, Orbit, 1996.)


                A bodyguard hired to protect an official of an undersea city discovers that terrorists are planning a devastating attack on the domed habitats, along with the murder of all of its inhabitants.


Mission Child  (Tor, 1998.)


                A coming of age adventure story about a young woman on a lost colony world recently reunited with the rest of humanity and suffering from upsets caused by the technological gap.


Mothers & Other Monsters  (Small Beer, 2007.)


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


Nekropolis  (Avon, 2001.)


                A slave woman and an artificial man run away from their masters in a future Morocco where traditional cultural values conflict with the possibilities of an advanced technology.




Caleb Catlum’s America  (Stackpole, 1936.)


                Not seen.  Immortality.




Invasion from the Air  (Grayson, 1934.)


                Not seen.  Future war novel.




Third Revelation, The  (Jove, 2009.)


Marginal thriller culminating in dissolution of the European Union and other international upheavals.




Autumn Mist  (BBC, 1999.)


A Doctor Who novel.


                An ancient evil force is taking advantage of the confusion surrounding the Battle of the Bulge to steal bodies from the battlefield.  But then the Doctor shows up.


Bullet Time  (BBC, 2001.)


A Doctor Who novel.


                The Doctor uncovers an alien plot during the handover of Hong Kong to the Chinese.


Dark Path, The  (Doctor Who Books, 1997.)


A Doctor Who Missing Adventure.


A rebellious planet of imperialistic humans resists efforts by the new and unsteady Federation of planets to incorporate them into its culture, instead seeking to undermine the new order.


Eleventh Tiger, The  (BBC, 2004.)


A Doctor Who novel.


                The first Doctor travels to ancient China.


Face of the Enemy, The  (BBC, 1998.)


A Doctor Who novel.


                When the Doctor goes off for another adventure, the Brigadier begins to suspect that the imprisoned Master may be his only hope in dealing with an inexplicable rise in the activities of organized crime all through the British Isles.


First Frontier  (Doctor Who Books, 1994.)


A Doctor Who New Adventure.


The Doctor arrives in 1957 America just in time to uncover a plot by alien shapechangers to conquer the world by infiltrating the US military, stealing nuclear weapons, and undermining the government.


Indistinguishable from Magic (Pocket, 2011.)


A Star Trek Next Generation novel.


Part of the crew of regulars solve an ancient technological mystery.


Lords of the Storm  (Doctor Who Books, 1995.)


A Doctor Who Missing Adventure


The Doctor travels to a human colony world that is pivotal in the war between the Sontarans and their enemies.  On that world, a mysterious illness and a series of disappearances has left the inflexible local society on the brink of collapse.


Mission: Impractical  (BBC, 1998.)


A Doctor Who novel.


                A daring robbery dooms two civilizations, while the Doctor and a shapechanging companion discover that someone with a great deal of power has hired bounty hunters to kill them both.


Sanctuary  (Doctor Who Books, 1995.)


A Doctor Who New Adventure.


Set during the war against the Albigensian heresy, this novel pits the Doctor against religious fanaticism and more mundane avarice as he attempts to solve a murder mystery and avoid changing the course of human history.


Shadow of Weng-Chiang, The  (Doctor Who Books, 1996.)


A Doctor Who Missing Adventure.


The Doctor's search for the Key of Time brings him to 1930's Japan where he encounters an evil homunculus, villainous tongs, and a plot to undermine western civilization.


Wages of Sin  (BBC, 1999.)


A Doctor Who novel.


                Visiting Russia during World War I, the Doctor's Tardis is stolen, and it appears that the history of the revolution as told in the future varies from the facts.  Rasputin turns out to be a bitter enemy and the course of time may have to be altered.


White Darkness  (Doctor Who Books, 1993.)


A Doctor Who New Adventure.


The Tardis lands in Haiti during World War I and the Doctor promptly gets involved not only with zombies and voodoo, but with German spies using the island as their base.


MCINTOSH, J.T.  (Pseudonym of James MacGregor.)


Born Leader.  (See Worlds Apart.)


Cosmic Spies, The  (Hale, 1962.)


                Not seen.


Fittest, The.  (See The Rule of the Pagbeasts.)


Flight From Rebirth  (Avon, 1971, Hale, 1973.)


                In a future where the worthy can be brought back for additional lives, Benny seems perfectly suited except for his subnormal intelligence.  But is he truly below normal, or does his intelligence simply take another form?


Galactic Takeover Bid  (Hale, 1973.)


                Not seen.


Million Cities, The  (Pyramid, 1963.  Magazine version, 1958, was much shorter.)


                On a vastly overcrowed Earth, a group of rebels decide to build a starship and leave the Earth.  The government doesn’t want them to do so, however, so first it outlaws space travel, and then it sets about destroying their organization.  Ultimately, of course, the good guys win.


Noman Way, The  (Digit, 1964.  Magazine title The E.S.P. Worlds.)


                An overpopulated planet uses competitive tests to determine who should live and who should die.  Agents from Earth have all been found wanting, but the latest has discovered that the games were rigged against them.


Norman Conquest 2066  (Corgi, 1977.)


                Humans are evolving into two separate species, and the tension between them is increasing as each decides it has the moral right to rule the Earth.


One in 300  (Ace, 1955, bound with The Transposed Man by Dwight V. Swain.  Fantasy House, 1954, Doubleday, 1954, Museum Press, 1956.)


                A solar catastrophe is going to render the Earth uninhabitable, so a desperate project is initiated to transport a fraction of the Earth’s population to the planet Mars.


Out of Chaos  (Digit, 1965.)


                Not seen.  Follows a nuclear war.


Planet Called Utopia, A  (Zebra, 1979.)


                A visitor to a planet cut off from the rest of the galaxy for generations finds what appears to be a perfect society of virtual immortals.  Later he discovers the truth, that marriage is illegal, and the Utopians are obsessed with pain and violent death.


Rule of the Pagbeasts, The  (Crest, 1956.  Doubleday, 1955, Corgi, 1961, as The Fittest.)


                An experimental animal of unusually high intelligence and with a violent nature escapes a laboratory and inaugurates a battle for survival between human beings and the artificially created beings conceived by an insane scientist.


Ruler of the World  (Laser, 1976.  This Is the Way the World Begins is the author's version, rewritten for this edition..)


                Earth has become a secretive society within the interstellar community, shunning contact with outsiders, enforcing conformity on those within its territory.  A visitor from another world decides to break through the barriers and find out what is really going on.


Six Gates from Limbo  (Joseph, 1968, Avon, 1969.)


                A man with no memories wakes in a gentle land with only a single other inhabitant, a woman.  There are also six gates which lead to six different worlds, all of them open for exploration.


Snow White and the Giants  (Avon, 1968.  Joseph, 1967, Corgi, 1969, as Time For a Change.)


                A group of travelers from the future come to a small town and begin manipulating the local people, using their own ability to cause loops in time to restore themselves if they are injured.


Space Sorcerers, The.  (See The Suiciders.)


Suiciders, The  (Avon, 1973.  Hale, 1972, as The Space Sorcerers.)


                Earth’s defenses seem inadequate to prevent alien invaders from attacking the Earth, particularly when the leaders of those defenses come to the conclusion that their enemies are aided by supernatural forces.


This Is the Way the World Begins  (Corgi, 1977.  Alternate version as Ruler of the World.)


                An inquisitive man perseveres despite efforts to prevent him from visiting Earth and discovers that the home of humanity is dying.


Time For a Change.  (See Snow White and the Giants.)


Transmigration  (Avon, 1970.)


                A man weary of life dies, but finds that his personality simply moves to another body.  No matter how many times or in how many ways he seeks his death, he is also reborn.


200 Years to Christmas  (Ace, 1961, bound with Rebels of the Red Planet by Charles L. Fontenay.)


                When Earth is destroyed, four hundred survivors set off on a generational starship, but long before they reach a habitable world the old tensions and rivalries appear in their miniature society and threaten to destroy them all.


World Out of Mind  (Doubleday, 1953, Perma, 1955, Museum Press, 1955.)


                An alien race has conquered Mars and is approaching Earth.  The President of humanity is called upon to muster a defense, but he is secretly one of the invaders masquerading as human.


Worlds Apart  (Avon, 1955.  Doubleday, 1954, Museum Press, 1955, as Born Leader.)


                After Earth is destroyed in a nuclear war, the survivors establish a colony on another planet.  The colony splits into two separate societies because of political differences, but they are forced to reunite in order to oppose conquest by another race.




Love Minus Eighty (Orbit, 2013.)




Soft Apocalypse  (Night Shade, 2011.)


Constrained resources begin to change the world.


MCINTYRE, F. GWYNPLAINE  (See Victor Appleton.)




Barbary  (Houghton Mifflin, 1986, Ace, 1988.)


                The appearance of an alien spaceship on the outskirts of the solar system causes a contact ship to be launched in its direction.  Unknown to the crew, a precocious young girl and her cat have smuggled themselves aboard, and they’re about to become key players in the rendezvous.


Bride, The  (Dell, 1985, from the screenplay by Lloyd Fonvielle.)


Novelization of the recent remake of the classic film, The Bride of Frankenstein.  The original monster is considerably more frail, and is played for more sympathy than horror, with the Machiavellian scientist filling the role of villain.


Crystal Star


Dreamsnake  (Houghton Mifflin, 1978, Gollancz, 1978, Dell, 1979, Pan, 1979, Bantam, ?)


                A healer who plies her trade with the assistance of a rare alien dreamsnake is left without a living when the animal is killed.  So she sets out on a quest to find another in this episodic novel.


Enterprise: The First Adventure  (Pocket, 1986.)


A Star Trek novel.


The first voyage of the Enterprise, with Kirk at the helm and everything going wrong among the crew.  They are assigned to escort an entertainment company on a tour of the Federation, but they run into an alien menace that welds them into a unified crew.


Entropy Effect, The  (Pocket, 1981, Macdonald, 1981, Gregg, ?)


A Star Trek novel.


A time traveling criminal genius has escaped imprisonment on the Enterprise and killed Kirk, and his efforts have already destabilized the very nature of time.  Can the crew risk another use of his techniques to prevent their captain from dying?


Exile Waiting, The  (Doubleday, 1975, Gold Medal, 1976, Gollancz, 1976, Tor, 1985.)


                A young telepath is unhappy with her lot, forced by her family to participate in their criminal activities.  The arrival of two aliens on Earth provides her the opportunity to escape and pursue her real interest, piloting a starship.


Fireflood and Other Stories  (Houghton Mifflin, 1979, Gollancz, 1980, Pocket, 1981.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Metaphase  (Bantam, 1992.)


Starfarer #3.


                Humans and a bizarre alien struggle to understand each other while the rest of the civilized galaxy appears determined to shun them both.


Nautilus  (Bantam, 1994.)


Starfarer #4.


                A team of human scientists using a ship given them by an outcast alien press their case for human admission to the galactic community despite the race’s long history of violence.


Screwtop  (Tor, 1989, bound with The Girl Who Was Plugged In by James Tiptree Jr.)


                Short story about a woman in an alien prison.


Starfarers  (Ace, 1989, Easton, 1989.)


Starfarer #1.


                A starship is about to be launched from Earth when the people heading the project discover that there are plans to subordinate it to the military.  They decide to maintain its original scientific purpose, even if that means stealing the ship.


Star Trek: The Search for Spock  (Pocket, 1984, Panther, 1984, from the script by Harve Bennett.)


A Star Trek novel.


Novelization of the film.  Kirk and company investigate a planet transformed by the Genesis device into a ferment of new life.  But the planet is unstable and provides a dangerous battleground for Kirk's confrontation with a Klingon rival.


Star Trek: The Voyage Home  (Pocket, 1986, Grafton, 1987, from the script by Steve Meerson, Peter Krikes, Harve Bennett, Nicholas Meyer, & Leonard Nimoy.)


A Star Trek novel.


Novelization of the film.  An enormous, apparently automated ship is on a collision course with Earth, and it appears that no human power is capable of preventing it from destroying the home world of humankind.


Star Trek: The Wrath of Khan  (Pocket, 1982, Futura, 1982, Gregg, ?, from the script by Jack B. Sowards and Harve Bennett.)


A Star Trek novel.


Novelization of the film.  Khan is back from exile, seeking revenge on Kirk for his destruction of their original plan to rule the galaxy.  The climax is a dramatic battle between two starships in a dust cloud.


Superluminal  (Houghton Mifflin, 1983, Gollancz, 1984, Pocket, 1984.)


                A complex story of the future where the destinies of a man with an artificial heart, an offworlder, and a woman who makes her living in the ocean where humanity and the whales have reached an accommodation all become intertwined.


Transition  (Easton, 1990, Bantam, 1991.)


Starfarer #2.


                The crew of the Starfarer faces a number of problems.  They’re in the process of contacting an alien race, their ship has been damaged by an attack by Earth’s military, and the computer that regulates their environment appears to be malfunctioning.




Camouflage Revolution, A  (Gardner, Darton, 1929.)


                Communists try to seize power in England by force of arms.


MCKEAN, DAVE  (See collaboration with Ian Sinclair.)




Casey Agonistes  (Harper & Row, 1973, Gollancz, 1974, Ace, 1978.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.




Beyond Hell  (Chapman & Hall, 1931.)


                Not seen.  A prison of the future.




Fire Cloud, The.  (Simon & Schuster, 1979, Avon, 1980.)


                The emergence of a super volcano near Mexico City leads to a political battle for control of the country, and the emergence of an ancient cult that intends to sacrifice human beings to the elder gods.


Plants, The.  (Putnam, 1976, Bantam, 1977.)


                There’s an unusually heavy growth of vegetation near a small English village one spring, the beginning of an assault on humanity by the vegetable world.




Worlds Apart  (Hybrid, 2000.)


                Comic novel about a man trapped in orbit with an unlikely cast of companions.




Parasite Deep (Severed, 2014.)


A new parasite turns sea creatures into monsters.


MCKEONE, LEE  (Also writes fantasy as Dixie Lee McKeone.)


Backblast  (Questar, 1989.)


Conek Hayden #2.


                A smuggler turns legitimate and gets a license from the government, but then the military takes over and he discovers that he is an outlaw once again.  And this government is more determined than ever to put him out of business.


Clone Crisis, The  (Questar, 1992.)


Conek Hayden #4.


                Criminals plan to seize a throne by substituting a cloned puppet ruler.


Ghoster  (Questar, 1988.)


Conek Hayden #1.


                A small time smuggler finds a derelict alien ship aboard which is a weapon far beyond the capacity of any known race.  Then someone steals the weapon, and he finds himself compelled to get it back before it precipitates an interstellar war.


Starfire Down  (Questar, 1991.)


Conek Hayden #3.


                A member of Hayden’s crew is sentenced to death on a planet run by the insane, so he has to identify the real villain quickly, while avoiding a collection of other enemies at the same time.




Caverns of Socrates  (Roc, 1995.)


                An advanced virtual reality system allows players to completely immerse themselves in a fantasy world.  Things go wrong when the computer gets out of control and the outcome of the battles could affect the players’ lives.  The frame is science fiction but the story itself is fantasy.




Fool’s Run  (Warner, 1987, Orbit, 1987, Questar, 1988.)


                A supposedly psychotic killer who committed mass murder has been imprisoned, but years later she has another vision of a terrible danger that inspired her atrocities years past.


Moon and the Face, The  (Argo, 1985, Berkley, 1986.)


Moon #2.


                Having discovered that her world is a pivotal one for humankind’s expansion into space, Kyreol undertakes a journey off planet and is stranded on a mysterious moon.


Moon-Flash  (Argo, 1984, Berkley, 1985.)


Moon #1.


                Kyreol’s mother disappeared mysteriously and she never feels completely at ease among her people.  Then a mysterious man appears in her dreams, urging her to set out into the unknown world in quest of knowledge about her own past.


MCKINNEY, JACK  (Pseudonym of Brian Daley and James Luceno.  Note that Robotech #13-17 were published as the Robotech Sentinel series.)


Artifact of the System  (Del Rey, 1991.)


Black Hole Travel Agency #2.


                Lucky and his half alien friend have managed to return to Earth to warn about a plan to exploit the planet as a tourist attraction, but they’re not out of the woods yet.  The IRS is after them for tax evasion.


Battle Cry  (Del Rey, 1987.)


Robotech #2.


                Battle in space as humans use an alien fortress as their main defense against invaders who want to seize it for themselves.


Battlecry  (Del Rey, 2002.)


                Omnibus of Genesis, Battle Cry, and Homecoming.


Battlehymn  (Del Rey, 1987.)


Robotech #4.


                When Earth’s government decides that the superfortress must remain at its dock in the Pacific, the captain decides to answer a higher calling and instead returns to space.


Battlehymn, Force of Arms, Doomsday  (Del Rey, 1994.)


                Omnibus of the three novels.


Before the Invid Storm  (Del Rey, 1996.)


Robotech #21.


                Actually set between #9 and #10, this is the story of the struggle to control a starship that arrives in the solar system just as various factions are trying to assert their own priorities in the war to destroy the Invid and reclaim the Earth.


Dark Powers (Del Rey, 1988.)


Robotech Sentinels #2.


                Disabled far from Earth, the superfortress seems a complete loss and its crew doomed.  Then a mysterious starship crewed by various species shows up, recruiting help for its mission against the common alien enemy.


Death Dance  (Del Rey, 1988.)


Robotech Sentinels #3.


                While humans negotiate peace with the alien invaders, a stranded crew on a doomed planet struggles to find a secret locked within that world that could change the course of the battle.


Devil’s Hand, The  (Del Rey, 1988.)


Robotech Sentinels #1.


                Earth has built a new space fortress and plans to launch it in order to deal with the alien menace on its own ground.  Unfortunately, the villains aren’t taken by surprise.


Devil’s Hand, The, Dark Powers, Death Dance  (Del Rey, 1995.)


                Omnibus of the three novels.


Doomsday  (Del Rey, 1987.)


Robotech #6.


                The war is over and aliens and humans are groping for a common peace.  But one of the aliens emerges from obscurity promising to bring his race back to its former glory, and that means war cannot be far away.


Doomsday  (Del Rey, 2002.)


                Omnibus of Battlehymn, Force of Arms, and Doomsday.


End of the Circle  (Del Rey, 1990.)


Robotech #18.


                A planet leaves its orbit, directed by an unknown intelligence.  Entire peoples are transformed by some mysterious ethereal power.  And a superfortress in space finds itself in what may be an entirely different universe.


Event Horizon  (Del Rey, 1991.)


Black Hole Travel Agency #1.


                Earth is finally becoming a pleasant, ecologically balanced planet when the protagonist is kidnapped by agents of an interstellar corporation which plan to turn the planet into a tourist attraction.  He wants to get back and warn people, but even after escaping his captors, he discovers that Earth is proscribed and unreachable.


Final Nightmare, The  (Del Rey, 1987.)


Robotech #9.


                Troubles escalate as humans and half humans use a variety of weapons to repel the hordes of subject races sent against Earth by the secret masters of the universe.


Force of Arms  (Del Rey, 1987.)


Battletech #5.


                Unable to capture the superfortress, the alien Zentraedi decide to launch a massive attack that will destroy both it and the planet Earth.


Free Radicals  (Del Rey, 1992.)


Black Hole Travel Agency #3.


                In order to expose the plans of an interplanetary corporation, the protagonist becomes one of their tour guides, having adventures on various planets as he attempts to penetrate higher into their management and discover who is responsible for the planned exploitation of Earth.


Genesis  (Del Rey, 1987.)


Robotech #1.


                A war that threatens to end life on Earth is brought to a conclusion by the arrival of an alien superfortress, a gift from the stars.  Its human crew then must turn outward to defeat an invading force from another world.


Genesis, Battle Cry, Homecoming  (Del Rey, 1994.)


                Omnibus of the three novels.


Homecoming  (Del Rey, 1987.)


Robotech #3.


                The superfortress has held off an alien armada but now, damaged, it attempts to return to Earth, only to discover that the most dangerous of its enemies may be men with unscrupulous motives.


Hostile Takeover   (Del Rey, 1993.)


Black Hole Travel Agency #4.


                The time of reckoning has come for an interstellar corporation, when the people of various planets it has seized choose the same time to revolt.


Invid Invasion, The  (Del Rey, 1987.)


Robotech #10.


                Earth has fallen to alien invaders at last, but many human and half human fighting units are still functioning elsewhere in the galaxy, and now their role is to return and free the world many of them have never seen.


Kaduna Memories  (Del Rey, 1990.)


                A private detective who lost his career and his wife because of the corruption of his former employer takes on a new client whose job offers him a chance to strike back at his old enemies.


Master’s Gambit, The  (Del Rey, 1995.)


Robotech #21.


                An attempt to steal the information locked in the computer system of an otherwise destroyed superfortress runs into trouble when a group of hackers access the information before a secret alien mission can do so.


Metal Fire  (Del Rey, 1987.)


Robotech #8.


                A crack combat crew are sent to investigate a crashed alien ship which may contain the secrets of a technology more advanced than that of the human race.


Metamorphosis  (Del Rey, 1987.)


Robotech #11.


                An unlikely group of warriors and misfits is launched on a mission to find the coordinating center of the alien invaders and disrupt it in order to help free the Earth.


Rubicon  (Del Rey, 1988.)


Robotech Sentinels #5.


                A plan to carry the war to the Invid worlds runs into trouble when the Sentinels discover that they are divided among themselves.


Southern Cross  (Del Rey, 1987.)


Robotech #7.


                A new war begins as the secret masters behind the Zentraedi attacks on Earth emerge to pursue a new campaign of conquest of their own.


Symphony of Light  (Del Rey, 1987.)


Robotech #12.


                The climactic battle of this sequence in the series, as the surviving human military units press home their attack against the leadership of the Invid invaders.


World Killers  (Del Rey, 1988.)


Robotech Sentinels #4.


                An alliance of humans and aliens launches attacks designed to free two other cultures from their Invid masters and put pressure on their front lines in the war against Earth.


Zentraedi Rebellion, The  (Del Rey, 1994.)


Robotech #19.


                Humans and alien survivors of a great war have attempted to live in harmony on Earth, but there are extremists on both sides who have whipped up sentiment for a new round of wars, each side planning to exterminate the other race.




Clone Codes, The  (Scholastic, 2010.)


Clone Codes #1.


Cyborgs and clones agitate for their rights in this YA novel.


Cyborg  (Scholastic, 2011.)


Clones Codes #2.


YA dystopian novel.


Visitors, The  (Scholastic, 2011.)


Clone Codes #3.


More YA adventures in a dystopian state.




Cydonia   (Orion, 1998.)


Part of the multi-author Web series.


                The police evince interest in the goings on at an elaborate computer game site.




Dawn  (Five Star, 2006.)


                A planet run by a theocracy has a crisis.


Dome World  (Pyramid, 1962.)


                Domed cities have been established on the ocean floors to harvest minerals found there.  On the surface, a war between the major power seems imminent, and the undersea cities make particularly vulnerable targets.  In order to escape destruction, some of those living undersea decide to declare their neutral independence.


Fury From Earth, The  (Pyramid, 1963.)


                The corrupt government on Earth is intent upon using a new missile technology to subjugate the independent colonists on the planet Venus.  A Venusian raised on Earth undertakes to stop them.


Hawk Among the Sparrows  (Scribners, 1976, Wildside, 2001.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Man Who Wanted Stars, The  (Lancer, 1965, Magnum, ?, Wildside, 2000.)


                A ruthless man convinced that the space program is the only hope of humanity sacrifices everything, including his friends, as he struggles to keep it alive.




Echoes  (Telos, 2005.)


A Time Hunter novel.


                A time traveler solves a mystery.




Feeding the Glamour Hogs  (Ministry of Whimsy, 1997.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.




Television Hill (Armchair, 2015, bound with Secret of the Lost Planet by David Wright O'Brien. Magazine appearance 1931.)


The invention of a remote viewer changes the world.




Helix and the Sword, The  (Doubleday, 1983, Tor, 1984.)


                Complex novel of the future in which humanity has expanded into space, developed a new major religion, but is still prey to human avarice and ambition.


Toolmaker Koan  (Baen, 1988.)


                An alien danger threatens the human race, which discovers that in its rapid evolution, it may have skipped some steps necessary to its survival.




ESP McGee and the Ghost Ship  (Avon Camelot, 1984.)


                Not seen.


Fox’s Lair, The  (Macmillan, 1985.)


A Microkid novel.


                An artificial intelligence helps to track down those responsible for computer fraud.


Lake Fear  (Macmillan, 1985.)


A Microkid novel.


                A young boy and his intelligent, helpful computer solve the mystery surrounding a spooky lake.


Lost Forest, The  (Macmillan, 1985.)


A Microkid novel.


                An artificial intelligence is about to be shut down just when its skills are needed to track down a missing woman.




Dance of Knives  (Tor, 2000.)


                In a future Vancouver that has been largely flooded, a woman is saved from attackers by a man re-engineered into a cyborg slave.  She becomes fascinated with her rescuer and decides to free him from his involuntary servitude.




Hubschmann Effect, The  (Simon & Schuster, 1973, Pocket, 1974.)


                The use of a new drug for pregnant women results in a generation of children who are decidedly strange, and who seem to bring out the worst in their parents as they reach school age.




Journal of David Q. Little, The  (Arlington House, 1967.)


                Didactic account of the history of the future after a treaty between the US and the Soviet Union caused a progressive deterioration of freedom in the US and the eventual establishment of a totalitarian world government.




Call to the Edge  (Aphelion, 1992.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Centurion’s Empire, The   (Tor, 1998.)


                A man from the time of ancient Rome wakens periodically throughout history, pursued by an enemy from his past into the next century, where bodies can be changed like clothing.


Eyes of the Calculor  (Tor, 2001.)


Greatwinter #4.


                The librarians of a future Australia following a catastrophic collapse must preserve freedom in the face of the efforts by a fanatical religious leader to suppress them.


Miocene Arrow, The  (Aphelion, ?, Tor, 2000.)


Greatwinter #3.


                War breaks out between post-collapse America and Australia, aided by super computers, high tech weaponry, and a startling new discovery.


Mirrorsun Rising  (Aphelion, 1995.)


Greatwinter #2.


                An ancient machine designed to counter the greenhouse effect has reactivated itself in the far future when it is no longer needed and when in fact its operation is counterproductive.  Can the guardians of a decaying technology find a means to deal with the problem?


Souls in the Great Machine  (Tor, 1999.)


                Omnibus of Voices in the Night and Mirrorsun Rising.


Time Engine, The  (Tor, 2012.)




Voices in the Night  (Aphelion, 1994.)


Greatwinter #1.


                Episodic novel set in the far future when the mechanisms of society are beginning to fail and humanity has forgotten much of its own history.




Land O’Goshen  (St Martins, 1994.)


                A boy rebels against the religious dictatorship which has seized control of the United States.




Angel Exterminatus  (Black Library, 2013.)


A Warhammer novel.




Chapter's Due, The  (Black Library, 2010.)


A Warhammer novel.


Space marines battle a renegade unit.


Courage and Honor  (Black Library, 2009.)


A Warhammer novel.


A soldier must prove that he is still loyal after visiting an enemy planet.


Dead Sky, Black Sun  (Black Library, 2004.)


A Warhammer novel.


                More interplanetary warfare.


False Gods  (Black Library, 2006.)


A Warhammer novel.


                The heir to an interstellar empire has political and personal problems to resolve.


Gods of Mars (Black Library, 2014.)


A Warhammer novel.


Military SF.


I, Mengsk  (Pocket Star, 2009.)


A Starcraft novel.


A colony rebels against a repressive Earth.


Iron Warriors: The Omnibus  (Black Library, 2012.)


A Warhammer book.


                Omnibus of  Storm of Iron and various short stories.


Killing Ground, The  (Black Library, 2008.)


A Warhammer novel.


A party of space marines tries to get back to their home world.


Lords of Mars (Black Library, 2013.)


A Warhammer novel.


Military SF.


Mechanicum  (Black Library, 2008.)


A Warhammer novel.


Civil war rages within an interstellar empire.


Nightbringer  (2002.)


A Warhammer novel.




Outcast Dead, The  (Black Library, 2011.)


A Warhammer novel.


Fugitives have a secret that could tip the balance in an interstellar war.


Priests of Mars (Black Library, 2013.)


A Warhammer novel.


Military SF.


Storm of Iron  (Black Library, 2008.)


A Warhammer novel.


A small group of soldiers is besieged in a citadel.


Thousand Sons, A  (Black Library, 2010.)


A Warhammer novel.


Civil war rocks an interstellar empire.


Ultramarines Omnibus, The  (Black Library, 2006.)


                Omnibus of Dead Sky, Black Sun, Nightbringer, Warriors of Ultramar, and a related short story.


Vengeful Spirit (Black Library, 2014.)


A Warhammer novel.


Military SF.


Warriors of Ultramar  (Black Library, 2003.)


A Warhammer novel.


                A warrior must violate the rules he believes in to thwart an alien attack.




Boy Who Saw Tomorrow, The  (Heinemann, 1952.)


                A youngster’s precognition causes trouble in his community.




Black Cats and Blue Birds  (Writers Club, 2002.)


                Collection of unrelated stories not all of which are SF.


Triangulation  (Writer's Club, 2001.)


                Life in future Australia.




Blood Quest  (Gold Eagle, 1991.)


Survival 2000 #1.


                A number of asteroids have struck the Earth, leaving civilization in ruins, the survivors subject to plague and starvation along with random violence.  The protagonist sets off across the shattered landscape to find out what happened to his family.


Frozen Fire  (Gold Eagle, 1991.)


Survival 2000 #3.


                A group of military deserters has established a fortress in a relatively untouched part of a devastated future Earth.  They are challenged by a determined survivor whose daughters they hold prisoner.


Renegade War  (Gold Eagle, 1991.)


Survival 2000 #2.


                The hero has located his missing son in the aftermath of an asteroid strike, and now he is off in pursuit of the army deserters who have kidnapped his two daughters.


MCQUAY, MIKE  (See also Victor Appleton and collaboration which follows.)


Deadliest Show in Town, The  (Bantam, 1982.)


Mathew Swain #3.


Swain accepts a commission from a media firm to locate their missing star, and in the process stumbles across an assassination plot and assorted villains.


Escape from New York  (Bantam, 1981, Corgi, 1981, from the screenplay by John Carpenter & Nick Castle.)


Novelization of the film.  The President has crashed in Manhattan, which has been turned into an unregulated prison into which criminals are banished.  A new prisoner is sent in to rescue him, freedom his reward for success, death by explosion of an implanted bomb his punishment for failure.


Hot Time in Old Town  (Bantam, 1981.)


Mathew Swain #1.


A tough private eye seeks the killer of one of his friends in a future where the rich live in armored enclaves and the poorer parts of the cities are inhabited by mutants and criminals.


Jitterbug  (Bantam, 1984.)


America has been devastated by a plague unleashed by an Arab dictator who has effectively seized control of North America.  His power base, and the corrupt remnants of the US government, are opposed by a charismatic figure who emerges from the desert to challenge their rule.


Lifekeeper  (Avon, 1980, Bantam, 1985.)


The computer that has ruled an underground society and led it into a seemingly endless war has begun to malfunction.  The technician called upon to effect repairs makes the startling discovery that the war itself is a sham.


Memories  (Bantam, 1987, Headline, 1990.)


Interesting time travel story about a woman from the future who recruits a present day psychologist to help her track down a psychopath who has returned to the Age of Napoleon in order to change the course of human history.


Mother Earth  (Bantam, 1985.)


Mother Earth #2.


Genetically altered animals with human intelligence have been hunted down in the wreckage of Earth by those humans who survived the catastrophic changes in the planet's ecology.  Now there's an effort to stop the slaughter, but certain interests prefer to see the newly created races extinguished instead.


My Science Project  (Bantam, 1985, based on the screenplay by Jonathan Betuel.)


                A precocious high school student gets the surprise of his life when his science project proves successful beyond his expectations, including time travel.


Nexus, The  (Bantam, 1989, Headline, 1990.)


A young child apparently has the ability to perform minor miracles, perhaps by means of some unsuspected paranormal force.  A reporter covering the story discovers that there are people either frightened or ambitious enough to attempt either to assassinate or kidnap the girl.


Odds Are Murder, The  (Bantam, 1983.)


Mathew Swain #4.


A futuristic private eye tracks down a killer in a city that is being ravaged by a mysterious, and invariably fatal plague.


Puppet Master  (Bantam, 1991.)


Near future political thriller about a powerful man who works behind the scenes, influence Congress and even the Presidency, but who oversteps his own limits when he tries to directly manipulate the future of American politics.


Pure Blood  (Bantam, 1985.)


Mother Earth #1.


Humanity's attempts to reshape the world have disastrous results as the climate changes and genetically altered animals rebel against their human masters.  In the aftermath, two brothers, one good, one evil, attempt to shape the future of the survivors.


Suspicion  (Ace, 1987, Futura, 1989, Ibooks, 2004.)


#2 in the multi-author Robot City series.


An amnesiac and his uncommunicative companion struggle to survive and understand the workings of a world whose inhabitants are all robots.


When Trouble Beckons  (Bantam, 1981.)


Mathew Swain #2.


Swain responds to a call from an old girlfriend, and an attempt on his life, by travelling to an orbiting habitat where conformity has become the guiding principle of everyone's life, but where someone is pulling the strings for other reasons.




Richter 10  (Bantam, 1997, Gollancz, 1997)


Clarke got first billing but McQuay probably did most of the writing of this novel in which a seismologist believes he has foreseen a devastating earthquake coming, but the Chinese businesses which now dominate America don't want the information to be freely available.




Cosmic Assassin, The  (Hale, 1980.)


                Not seen.


Man Who Knew Time, The  (Hale, 1981.)


                Not seen.


Mardoc  (Hale, 1981.)


                Not seen.




Prisoner Within, The  (Del Rey, 1998.)


Lannat #2.


                To redeem his honor, a soldier is sent to a world ruled by a despot.  There he must hunt down an arch criminal who is experimenting on human prisoners to turn them into mindless assassins.


Wanderer  (Del Rey, 1993.)


Moondark #2.


                The architects of a new nation in the aftermath of a nuclear war are aided by a handful of people who survived from the pre-war period in suspended animation.  But the search for more knowledge is hampered by the opposition of a repressive and increasingly militant church.


Warrior  (Del Rey, 1990.)


Moondark #1.


                When a battle for succession splits a major North American tribe generations after the destruction of civilization, a group of refugees heads west, only to discover that a new empire is rising in that region with designs on the rest of the continent.


Witch  (Del Rey, 1993.)


Moondark #3.


                A new nation building on the ruins of the old is beset by two different religions determined to prevent a return to technology based society, as well as internal problems and the appearance of raiding parties along the coast.


With Full Honors  (Del Rey, 1997.)


Lannat #1.


                A professional soldier is sent to a remote planet to tutor a local aristocrat’s son, but gets involved instead in a major war fomented by religious fanatics who apparently have the backing of a faction with the empire itself.




Starman, the Stranger from Outer Space  (Exposition, 1958.)


                Not seen.




Bright Phoenix  (Michale Joseph, 1955, Ballantine, 1956, Corgi, 1960.)


                Following a nuclear war, a rigidly controlled state is systematically trying to repopulate the world, but only with communities that reflect their own values.  This is the story of a rebel who leads a small group to establish a rival society.


Mary’s Country  ( Joseph, 1957.)


                Following a worldwide plague, children try to create a new society.




Big Ball of Wax, The  (Simon & Schuster, 1954, Boardman, 1955, Ballantine, 1955, Avon, 1962, Mayflower, 1962.)


                A sexy evangelist with incredibly high ratings attracts the attention of an investigator who discovers that she is making use of a technology never before seen.


Carefully Considered Rape of the World, The  (Simon & Schuster, 1965, Ace, 1966, Macdonald, 1966.)


                An alien race mysteriously impregnates every woman on the face of the planet simultaneously as part of an ad campaign to quietly seize control of the Earth.


Magnificent MacInnes, The.  (See The Sex Machine.)


Sex Machine, The  (Popular Library, 1950.  Farrar, Strauss, 1949, as The Magnificent MacInnes.)


                An entrepreneur uses a revolutionary new computer to wage the most effective advertising campaign in history.




At Risk  (Speed of C, 2003.)


PsiScouts #1.


                Teenagers with psi powers battle the bad guys in the 26th Century.




Charlie Class  (Berkley, 2009.)


Submarine #3.


Future submarine warfare in the Mediterranean.


Cobra  (Berkley, 2002.)


Sixth Fleet #4.


                US naval units seek to rescue hostages from Algeria as a major war spreads through the Mediterraneans and Arab countires.


Dark Pacific  (Berkley, 2006.)


Sea Base #1.


                A fiuturistic naval base is troubled by the presence of a spy.


Echo Class (Berkley, ?)


Submarine #2.








Final Fathom  (Berkley, 2007.)


Sea Base #3.


A futuristic sea base attempts to prevent the mainland Chinese from conquering Taiwan.


Final Run (Berkley, 2008.)


Submarine #1.


Marginal thriller about submarines during a new Cold War.


Liberia  (Berkley, 2003.)


                Marginal thriller about the US Navy intervening to help Liberia in a near future African war.


Pacific Threat  (Berkley, 2007.)


Sea Base #2.




Seawolf  (Berkley, 2001.)


Sixth Fleet #2.


                Major naval conflict in a future war in the Mediterranean.


Sixth Fleet, The  (Berkley, 2001.)


Sixth Fleet #1.


                The US no longer enjoys its military dominance of the world, and a coalition of old enemies decides to attack American interests.  They are opposed by a single naval fleet commanded by an unusually clever man.


Tomcat  (Berkley, 2002.)


Sixth Fleet #2.


                In the near future, the US Navy attacks Algeria to rescue hostages.




Tomorrow’s Horizon  (Dorrance, 1947.)


                Not seen.


MEANEY, JOHN  (Also writes Fantasy.)


Absorption (Gollancz, 2011.)


Ragnarok #1.




Context   (Bantam UK, 2000, Pyr, 2005.)


Nulapeiron #2.


                A man investigates a physical phenomenon that seems almost magical.


Paradox  (Bantam UK, 2000, Pyr, 2005.)


Nulapeiron #1.


                A disabled man receives a strange jewel with which he plumbs the secrets of his society.


Resolution   (Bantam UK, ?, Pyr, 2006.)


Nulapeiron #3.


                In the distant future, an entity from another reality threatens the universe.


To Hold Infinity  (Pyr, 2006.)


                A woman travels to a distant planet to visit her son and gets caught up in interstellar criminal hijinx.


Transmission (Gollancz, 2012.)


Ragnarok #2.




MEARA, TESS  (See collaboration with Joan Marie Verba.)




Mercia, the Astronomer Royal  (Simpkin, 1895.)


                A future in which women have achieved equality.


MEDING, KELLY  (Also writes Fantasy.)


Trance  (Pocket, 2011.)






Chariot of Time, The  (Raduga, 1988.  Russian version, 1983.)


                Collection of related stories.




Astounding Adventures of Dr. Bird, The (Resurrected, 2010.)


Collection of related stories from the 1930s.


Drums of Tapajos, The  (Avalon, 1961, Fiction House, 2017.  Magazine version 1930.)


Atlantis #1.


                Explorers find a lost city with super science and living dinosaurs.


Monkeys Have No Tails in Zamboanga, The  (Morrow, 1935, McClelland, 1935.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Troyana  (Avalon, 1961, Fiction House, 2017, Armchair, 2020.  Magazine version 1932.)


Atlantis #2.


                Return to a lost world in South America.


MEEKS, DAN  (See collaborations with Gilbert Morris.)




Tenth Planet, The  (Bonus, 1987.)


                A human space probe is discovered by an alien race.  Their efforts to find the Earth and contact our civilization are complicated by the appearance of an ageless android from elsewhere in the universe.


MELDE, G.R.  (Pseudonym of Dennis Talbot Hughes.)


Pacific Adventure  (Curtis Warren, 1954.)


                A future war story.




Broken Universe (Tor, 2012.)


John Rayburn #2.


Commerce between parallel worlds isn't always peaceful.


Singularity's Ring  (Tor, 2008.)


After a strange phenomenon kills or transforms ninety percent of the Earth's population, the survivors initiate a space program.


Ten Sigmas & Other Unlikelihoods  (Fairwood, 2008.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Walls of the Universe, The  (Tor, 2009.)


John Rayburn #1.


A man gets lost in parallel worlds.




Transformations  (Chicago Review, 1972.)


                Strange alternate world story narrated by William Shakespeare.




First Man on Mars  (Torch, 1971.)


                Not seen.




Sex-Ray, The  (Liverpool, 1973.)


                Pornography involving a marvelous invention.




Agency, The (Essex House, 1968, Richard Kasak, 1996.)


Agency #1.


                Opening volume of a series set in a brutal American dictatorship.


Agency Trilogy, The  (Masquerade, ?)


                Omnibus of the three Agency novels.


Agent, The  (Essex House, 1968, Richard Kasak, 1996.)


Agency #2.


                Not seen.


Glue Factory  (Essex House, 1969.)


Brain Plant #4.


                Not seen.


Healer  (Essex House, 1969.)


Brain Plant #2.


                Not seen.


How Many Blocks in the Pile?  (Essex House, 1969, Richard Kasak, 1996.)


Agency #3.


                Not seen.


Lovely  (Essex House, 1969.)


Brain Plant #1.


                Erotica set in a future America torn by an enigmatic internal conflict while sexual experimentation has become the order of the day.


Out  (Essex House, 1969.)


Brain Plant #3.


                The hero is trapped into participating in the victimization of the American public in this erotic near future tale of sex and corruption.


Under  (Masquerade, ?)


                A cyborg sexual professional of the next century is pursued by the authorities into a dark underworld.




Chicago Red  (Roc, 1990.)


                Civilization in North America has declined into a form of feudalism with a repressive king determined to keep the bulk of the population as peasants.  From among the latter, however, arises a man with a vision of freedom and the will to do something about it.


Jerusalem Fire  (Signet, 1985, Orbit, 1986.)


                A rebel who has consistently won in his hit and run tactics against an interstellar empire is finally trapped and facing defeat.  Then he stumbles upon a mysterious world, and encounters a race that makes his enemies look like children.


Myriad, The  (DAW, 2004.)


Tour of the Merrimack #1.


                During an interstellar war, a military ship finds a small group of colonies which have evolved in an unusual direction.


Ninth Circle, The  (DAW, 2012.)


Tour of the Merrimack #4.




Queen’s Squadron, The  (Roc, 1992.)


                All of mortal humanity has been dominated for years by a minority of immortals who possess the only technology that allows travel among the stars.  Eventually some of the mortals decide to overthrow their rule, using a new technology.


Sagittarius Command, The  (DAW, 2007.)


Tour of the Merrimack #3.


A warship undertakes a perilous journey into alien territory.


Sovereign  (Signet, 1979, Arrow, 1980.)


                Humans and aliens are engaged in a war for the control of entire galaxies, but the outcome of that war may be shaped by events on a small human colonized planet whose inhabitants are developing a unique culture of their own.


Strength and Honor  (DAW, 2008.)


Tour of the Merrimack #4.


Two unfriendly human factions unite against a common alien enemy.

Twice and Future Caesar, The (DAW, 2015.)