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SABERHAGEN, FRED  (See also collaboration with Roger Zelazny.)


After the Fact  (Baen, 1988.)


Pilgrim #2.


                Pilgrim, who wanders through space and time in his marvelous machine, goes back to the Civil War period to try to prevent the assassination of Abraham Lincoln.


Arrival, The  (Tor, 1999.)


Earth Final Conflict #1.


                A race of aliens comes to Earth, purporting to be our friends.  Some suspect that they have an ulterior motive, or that perhaps there are different factions among the aliens with differing agendas.


Berserker  (Ballantine, 1967, Ace, 1982.)


Berserker #1.


                Collection of related stories about the battle between the human race and a number of artificially intelligent warships from an ancient civilization that have decided to exterminate all life in the universe.  This series is enumerated in the order published since there is no clear chronology among the books.


Berserker Attack, The  (Waldenbooks, 1987.)


                Short story published as a pamphlet.


Berserker: Blue Death  (Tor, 1985, Gollancz, 1990.)


Berserker #8.


                When a berserker machine wipes out a colony world, it kills the daughter of the protagonist.  Enraged, he takes a small ship and sets out on an interstellar voyage of vengeance, determined to destroy the sentient starship responsible for the slaughter.


Berserker Death  (Baen, 2005.)


                Omnibus of The Berserker Wars, Berserker: Blue Death, and Berserker Kill.


Berserker Fury  (Tor, 1997.)


Berserker #11.


                The berserker ships create versions of themselves which are indistinguishable from human built androids and use these remote units to infiltrate human bases.


Berserker Kill (Tor, 1993.)


Berserker #10.


                A Berserker steals a laboratory and a stock of human zygotes in a sophisticated new plan to exterminate the human race.


Berserker Lies  (Tor, 1991. )


Berserker #9.


                Collection of related stories about sentient starships dedicated to eradicating all life.


Berserker Man  (Baen, 2004.)


                Omnibus of Brother Assassin, Berserker's Planet, Berserker Man, and The Berserker Throne.


Berserker Man  (Ace, 1979, Gollancz, 1988, Tor, 1992.)


Berserker #4.


                The berserkers were virtually destroyed in an epic space battle, and now humanity has almost forgotten about them, turning instead to fighting within itself.  But the berserkers have been rebuilding, and now they are stronger than ever and facing a sharply divided enemy.


Berserker Prime  (Tor, 2004.)


Berserker #13.


                Two human civilizations locked in a deadly war have to set aside their differences to defeat a new threat by the berserker machines.


Berserker's Planet  (DAW, 1975, Futura, 1975, Tor, 1991.)


Berserker #3.


                A disabled Berserker ship lands on a human world and establishes itself as the local god, plotting to repair itself and carry on the fight against all life.


Berserker's Star  (Tor, 2003.)


Berserker #12.


                While attempting to rescue a man supposedly kidnapped to a distant world by religious fanatics, a man and a woman encounter a deadly secret involving the berserkers.


Berserkers: The Beginning  (Baen, 1998.)


                Omnibus of Berserkers and The Ultimate Enemy.


Berserkers: The Ultimate Enemy  (See The Ultimate Enemy.)


Berserker Throne, The  (Tor, 1985.)


Berserker #7.


                In the aftermath of the assassination of the ruler of a small interstellar empire, a man discovers a deactivated berserker machines and the computer code that may give him personal control of it, if he dares take the risk of powering the sentient starship up.


Berserker Wars, The  (Tor, 1981.  Expander version of Berserker.)


Berserker #6.


                Collection of related stories about the battle between humans and a fleet of robot starships.


Book of Saberhagen, The  (DAW, 1975.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Brother Assassin  (Ballantine, 1969, Ace, 1978.  Macdonald, 1969, Orbit, 1975, as Brother Berserker.)


Berserker #2.


                The robot killing machines have developed a new tactic.  There is one human colony world upon which time travel is possible.  The berserkers are determined to go back through time and prevent the human race from developing the technology with which they defend themselves.


Brother Berserker.  (See Brother Assassin.)


Century of Progress, A  (Tor, 1983.)


                A man from our time is recruited into a war in a future alternate Earth where the Nazis won the second world war and still control the world, although they are harried by time travelers recruited from our timestream.


Earth Descended  (Tor, 1981.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Golden People, The  (Ace, 1964, bound with Exile from Xanadu by Lan Wright.  Expanded version, Baen, 1984.)


                Humans investigate an apparently primitive planet which somehow manages to neutralize most of the high technology devices brought there.  The protagonist ultimately learns that the local inhabitants are not as undeveloped as he had previously supposed.


Love Conquers All  (Ace, 1979. Baen, 1985, revised.)


                In a future where sexual promiscuity is the norm, the only sin is to bear unapproved children.  When one woman decides to do so despite the law, she finds herself branded as an arch enemy of society.


Mask of the Sun, The  (Ace, 1979, Tor, 1987.)


                The protagonist is investigating the disappearance of his brother when he discovers a gateway to an alternate world where the Aztecs are using time travel in an effort to prevent the Spanish from conquering their empire in the new world.


Octagon  (Ace, 1981, Sinclair Browne, 1984.)


                Participants in an elaborate virtual reality game begin dying for real.  The nephew of the brains behind the game is recruited into the effort to investigate, but his initial discoveries point directly at his own uncle.


Of Berserkers, Swords, & Vampires  (Baen, 2009.)


Collection of unrelated stories not all of which are SF.


Pilgrim  (Baen, 1997.)


                Omnibus of Pyramids and After the Fact.


Pyramids  (Baen, 1987.)


Pilgrim #1.


                Pilgrim is a time traveler who in this case is involved in bringing ancient Egyptian artifacts to the present for sale to museums.  Unfortunately, there was a rational basis to legends of Egyptian deities, and some of those creatures resent the thefts.


Rogue Berserker  (Baen, 2005.)


Berserker #14.


                A berserker machines experiments with human beings.


Saberhagen: My Best  (Baen, 1987.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Shiva in Steel  (Tor, 1998.)


Berserker #12.


                One of the berserker ships begins to exhibits entirely new tactics, and one colony after another is destroyed.  Finally humankind decides to wipe it out at all costs, but can they discover what caused the change in behavior before it is passed on to other berserkers?


Specimens  (Popular Library, 1976, Ace, 1981, Tor, 1990.)


                A family moves into a new home that is situated next to a hidden galactic probe which was sent to collect human specimens for study by a distant alien race.


Ultimate Enemy, The  (Ace, 1979, Gollancz, 1990.  Baen, 1988, as Berserkers: The Ultimate Enemy.)


Berserker #5.


                Collection of related stories about robot warships prowling the galaxy.


Veils of Azlaroc, The  (Ace, 1978, Tor, 1987.)


                Humans colonize a world where pockets of energy freeze separate communities into individual pocket universes, where no one ages but where it is virtually impossible to communicate with anyone from the outside.


Water of Thought, The  (Ace, 1965, bound with We, the Venusians by John Rackham.  Expanded version, Tor, 1981.)


                The sacred water of a remote world brings visions to those who drink it, even those not native to that world.  When it begins to spread to other star systems, the authorities react in alarm, threatening to destroy the source even though it is central to the civilization of the planet where it originates.


White Bull, The  (Baen, 1988.)


                A novel of the ancient Mediterranean featuring a rationalized Icarus and the Minotaur, the latter of whom is actually an alien stranded on Earth.




Replica  (Zebra, 1978.)


                A scientist raises a clone of himself as a sort of immortality, but there is an inherent flaw in his plan which will ultimately turn his clone against him.




City of the Sun, The  (George Jacobs, 1924.)


                A journey to a lost Aztec civilization concealed in the American Southwest.




Love Bomb, The  (Bantam, 1972.)


                An alien visitor shakes things up when he comes to Earth but refuses to conform to human mores about clothing, sex, and other moral issues.




Grand Canyon  (?,  1942.)


                Speculation about the Germans winning world war two.




Red Ending  (Ward Lock, 1928.)


                Russian communists invade India.




Full Disclosure (Doubleday, 1977, Ballantine, 1978.)


                Near future political speculation in which the Russian premier is assassinated and the President of the US blinded.




Contact   (Simon & Schuster, 1985, Pocket, 1986, Orbit, 1997.)


                An international team is recruited to serve as first contact team when a message is received from an alien civilization.




Edenborn  (Putnam, 2004, NAL, 2005.)


Virtual Reality #2.


                After a plague wipes out most of humanity, the genetically engineered survivors attempt to build a new society.


Everfree  (Putnam, 2006.)


Virtual Reality #3.


                A plague wipes out most of the population of Earth.


Idlewild  (Putnam, 2003, New American Library, 2004.)


Virtual Reality #1.


                An amnesiac trapped in a virtual reality world struggles to remember his past.




Formula, The  (?, 1952, Lancer, 1967.)


                Marginal thriller about efforts to secure a new formula which could give its owner the power to rule the world.




IFO Report, The  (Avon, 1983.)


                Reporters investigate a government coverup and discover that aliens have landed on Earth, but that their presence is being concealed from the public.




Suns of Caresh, The  (BBC, 2002.)


A Doctor Who novel.


                A time anomaly on Earth may be linked to the imminent destruction of another planet.


SAINTCROW, LILITH (Also writes Horror.)


Afterwar (Orbit, 2018.)




Agent of the Unknown  (Ace, 1956, bound with The World Jones Made by Philip K. Dick.  1951 magazine title was Vulcan's Dolls.)


                While visiting a pleasure planet, a man becomes infatuated with a beautiful, animate doll, unaware that he is the focus of alien forces.


Best of Margaret St. Clair, The  (Academy Chicago, 1985.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Change the Sky and Other Stories  (Ace, 1974.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Dancers of Noyo, The  (Ace, 1973.)


                A man is given a mission by the rulers of a post collapse government in California.  The parties in power are a blend of clone and android and have extraordinary powers.


Games of Neith, The  (Ace, 1960, bound with The Earth Gods Are Coming by Kenneth Bulmer.)


                A planet where science has replaced religion faces a terrible crisis, and in the midst of it there is an appearance of what appears to be their ancient goddess embodied.


Green Queen, The  (Ace, 1956, bound with 3 Thousand Years by T.C. McClary.  1955 magazine title was Mistress of Viridis.)


                A scientist gives the girl he loves some extraordinary powers, but discovers too late that he has changed her personality.  Now he must reverse the process of destroy her before she destroys the entire world.


Message from the Eocene  (Ace, 1964, bound with Three Worlds of Futurity, also by the author.)


                A disembodied alien intelligence wakens from a sleep that stretched throughout the millennia and discovers that Earth is now home to the human race.


Shadow People, The  (Dell, 1969.)


                A race of beastly flesh eaters has lived beneath the Earth for thousands of years, trapped in a space warp until it is finally opened and they are set free to attack the surface world.


Sign of the Labrys  (Bantam, 1963, Corgi, 1963.)


                Following a series of plagues, the human race has descended into barbarism, much of it living in enormous caverns in anticipation of a nuclear war that never happened.


Three Worlds of Futurity  (Ace, 1964, bound with Message from the Eocene, also by the author.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.




Right Honorable Chimpanzee, The  (?, 1978.)


                An ape is chosen as the next prime minister of England.




Beyond the Reach of Night  (Spook, 1983.)


                Not seen.


Joyflame of Algol  (Spook, 1983.)


                Not seen.


South of Eternity  (Spook, 1983.)


                Not seen.


Thirteenth Eternity, The  (Spook, 1982.)


                Not seen.


Voyage to the Cat Star  (Spook, 1985.)


                Not seen.


Winds of Salpurtain, The  (Spook, 1983,)


                Not seen.




Solar System Swingers  (?, 1992.)


                Pornography in space.




Sisters of Glass  (Elderberry/Poison Vine, 1999.)


                A mind reading policeman rescues a genetically tailored woman from a murderous corporation.  The two are then forced to flee across a future America, pursued by an organization that wants to use mind control to influence the population.




Face in the Pool, The  (McClurg, 1905.)


                Not seen.


ST JOHN, PHILIP  (Pseudonym of Lester Del Rey, whom see)


Rockets to Nowhere  (Holt, Rinehart, Winston, 1954.)


A secret colony is built on the moon.


ST REYNARD, GEOFF  (Pseudonym of Robert Krepps. See also collaboration with H.L. Gold.)


Armageddon Earth (Armchair, 2010, bound with Shadow on the Moon by Joe Gibson. Magazine appearance 1952.)


Aliens attack the Earth.


Beware, the Usurpers! (Armchair, 2011, bound with Rx Jupiter Save Us by Ward Moore. Magazine appearance 1951.)


Aliens are possessing human bodies.


Buttoned Sky, The (Armchair, 2012, bound with The Cosmic Bunglers. Magazine appearance 1953.)


Mysterious globes rules the world of the future.


Cosmic Bunglers, The  (Armchair, 2012, bound with The Buttoned Sky. Magazine appearance 1956.)


An alien race attempts to invade Earth by blending in, but misjudged human progress.


Giants from Outer Space, The (Armchair, 2014, bound with Blackman's Burden by Mack Reynolds. Magazine appearance 1961.)


Space explorers encounter shapechanging aliens.




Dance for the Ivory Madonna  (Speed of C, 2002.)


                In a future where the US has fragmented and Africa has united, a man joins an international spy organization and returns to Africa to avenge the murder of his father.


Leaves of October, The  (Baen, 1988, Speed of C, 2003.)


                Humans achieve interstellar travel and encounter a much older race that dominates the galaxy, and which judges whether or not newcomers are sufficiently civilized to be allowed to exist.


Voice in Every Wind, A  (Speed of C, 2003.)


                Collection of loosely related stories.




Jurassic Dead (Severed, 2014.)


Dinosaurs in the Antarctic.




Enigmatic Pilot  (Del Rey, 2011.)


Alternate history.


Zanesville  (Villard, 2005.)


                A man who might be a mutant goes on a cross country quest accompanied by two holograms that come to life.




Birth of Freedom, The  (See Miss Worden's Hero.)


Miss Worden's Hero  (Dillingham, 1890.  Independent, 1929, as The Birth of Freedom.


                A socialist Utopia.




American Emperor, The  (Tabard Inn Press, 1913.)


                Adventure and intrigue as a secret cabal seeks to turn America into a dictatorship.


Squareheads, The  (Independent, 1929.)


                A novel of the near future.




Necessary Extremes  (Berkley, 2007.)


Marginal thriller about an imminent nuclear war in the Mideast.




For You, the Living  (Roadkill, 1996.)


                Chapbook story about a new plague.




Few Last Words, A (Hart-Davis, 1969, Macmillan, 1970.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Limits of the Sensible World  (Host, 1994.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


SALSITZ, R.A.V.  (See Anne Knight.)




Outlander: Captivity, The  (Harbinger, 1989.)


                A misogynistic man finds himself in a world where women are dominant.




Attack of the Clones  (Del Rey, 2002, from the screenplay by George Lucas and ?)


A Star Wars novel.


                Minions of Palpatine manipulate events so that an army of clones is created and sent into battle, endangering the future of the Republic.


Tarzan: The Epic Adventures  (Del Rey, 1996.)


A Tarzan novel.


                Tarzan sets off to stop an adventurer who has gained possession of a device that will open a doorway to the hidden land at the center of the Earth and allow the telepathic Mahars to attack the surface.


Vector Prime  (Del Rey, 1999, Arrow, 1999.)


A Star Wars novel.


                First in a new subseries set about twenty years after the collapse of the Empire.  A charismatic leader is threatening to split the Republic just as it is about to be menaced by an alien race from outside known space.




Island of Fear and Other Science Fiction Stories  (Permabooks, 1963, Mayflower, 1964.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.




Eucarion  (Vista, 1998.)


                Future war novel fought in Korea, complicated by a meteor strike that releases a new plague.




Book of Stier, The  (Berkley, 1971.)


                The latest rock craze is masterminded by a man who is apparently superhuman.  The US government collapses and is absorbed by Canada.




Container Is Ready, The  (Vantage, 1988.)


Container #1.




Intergalactic Express, The  (Vantage, 1988.)


Container #2.






Passion of Molly T, The  (Putnam, 1984.)


                A feminist future.


Tomorrow File, The  (Putnam, 1975, Berkley, 1976.)


                The forces of oppression and freedom battle for control of America in the closing years of the 20th Century.




Hamlet Warning, The  (Scribner, 1976, Warner, 1977.)


                Marginal thriller about attempts to use a nuclear weapon in the Dominican Republic as part of an effort to blackmail the USA.


SANDERS, ROB (Also writes Fantasy.)


Atlas Infernal  (Black Library, 2011.)


A Warhammer novel.


A highly placed official steals a valuable artifact and flees to another world.


Honoured, The (Black Library, 2016.)


A Warhammer novel.


Military SF.


Legion of the Damned  (Black Library, 2012.)


A Warhammer novel.


A planet is besieged by cultists.


Predator, Prey (Black Library, 2016.)


A Warhammer novel.


Military SF.


Redemption Corps  (Black Library, 2010.)


A Warhammer novel.


Interstellar mercenaries are caught between two hostile forces.




Bad Man Ballad  (Bradbury, 1986.)


                In 1813, a handful of people go in search of a giant who is believed to have murdered a dwarf.  There's no magic involved, but rather a genuine giant.


Engineer of Beasts, The  (Orchard, 1988.)


                A young orphan with extraordinary mechanical ability goes on a quest and meets a man who keeps a menagerie of robot animals.


Invisible Company, The  (Tor, 1989.)


                A scientist accepts the gift of immortality from a shadowy group that wants certain services in return.  He will eventually discover that they compose a secret cabal to rule the world.


Terrarium  (Tor, 1985.)


                The human race has retreated from the natural world into a series of closed cities, but some of those resident wish to escape to the dangerous but free world beyond.




Are We Having Fun Yet?  (Wildside, 2002.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


J  (Ibooks, 2001.)


                The protagonist lives in three different versions of our world, but her various manifestations start drifting back and forth between realities.


Journey to Fusang  (Popular Library/Questar, 1988.)


                Adventure in an alternate North America that was colonized primarily by Asians.  As Indians and interlopers jockey for power, the protagonist discovers that an ambitious man is putting together a coalition that will dominate the old world as well as the new.


Pockets of Resistance  (Popular Library, 1990.)


                A professional assassin for a repressive future American government is declared an outlaw.  He escapes, joins the underground, and leads a mission to destroy one of the main supports of the dictatorship.


Wild Blue and the Gray, The  (Warner Questar, 1991, Wildside, 2002.)


                The Confederacy won its independence and became the dominant power in North America after allying itself with the Cherokees.  Now a Cherokee pilot has gone to Europe to fight on the side of England against the Germans.




Riddles of Nifiter  (Royal Fireworks, ?)


                Scientifically illiterate story for younger readers about the colonization of another world.




Saturn Run (Putnam, 2015.)


Two expeditions head to Saturn when an alien spaceship is detected.




Roadkill  (Write Way, 1996.)


An underground cavern filled with vicious beasts are let loose on the when hikers inadvertently open their prison.




Cocoon  (Jove, 1985.)


Cocoon #1.


                A group of elderly people are caught up in events when an alien starship returns to Earth after five thousand years.  Its purpose it to retrieve some individual left in suspension all that time, but their advent will change the lives of the humans as well.


Metamorphosis  (Jove, 1988.)


Cocoon #2.


                The elderly people who left with the aliens in the first volume return with their youth restored.  Their mission is to help more of the comatose aliens stranded on Earth to return to their own worlds.


SAPIR, RICHARD BEN  (See also collaborations with Warren Murphy.)


Far Arena, The  (Seaview, 1978, Dell, 1979.)


                A Roman gladiator is found frozen into suspended animation.  He is revived in the modern world, and has great difficulties adjusting to what he finds.




Beyond the Sea of Ice (Bantam, 1988.)


First Americans #1.


                Not seen.


Corridor of Storms  (Bantam, 1988.)


First Americans #2.


                The survivors of a series of prehistoric natural disasters try to find a new homeland in North America.


Edge of the World  (Bantam, ?)


First Americans #7.




Face of the Rising Sun  (Bantam, ?)


First Americans #9.




Forbidden Land  (Bantam, 1989.)


First Americans #3.


                The leader of a primitive band loses the confidence of his people and must flee with his family before they are the targets of deadly retribution.


Sacred Stones, The  (Bantam, 1991.)


First Americans #5.




Shadow of the Watching Star  (Bantam, 1991.)


First Americans #8.


                As the Ice Age ends, a shaman decides that a human sacrifice is necessary.


Thunder in the Sky  (Bantam, ?)


First Americans #6.




Time Beyond Beginning  (Bantam, 1998.)


First Americans #10.


                A young man abandoned by his prehistoric tribe finds refuge with another, grows to maturity, and returns for a confrontation with his own people.


Walkers of the Wind  (Bantam, 1990.)


First Americans #4.


                Not seen.


SARAC, ROGER  (Pseudonym of Roger Caras.)


Throwbacks, The  (Belmont, 1965.)


                A risky scientific experiment results in living Neanderthals.




Cave, The  (Harcourt, 2003, translated from the Portugese by Margaret Jull Costa.)


                Dystopian novel in which the western world becomes one gigantic commercial entity.


SARGENT, CRAIG  (Pseudonym of Jan Stacy.  See also Ryder Stacy.)


Cutthroat Cannibals, The  (Popular Library, 1988.)


Last Ranger #8.


                In post apocalyptic American, a wandering hero escapes death at the hands of a tribe of survivors who have turned cannibal.


Damned Disciples, The  (Popular Library, 1988.)


Last Ranger #9.


                The protagonist must rescue his daughter from the fortress of evil cultists in post nuclear war America.


Is This the End?  (Popular Library, 1989.)


Last Ranger #10.


                Madmen, mutants, and military types vie for power in post nuclear war America.


Last Ranger, The  (Popular Library, 1986.)


Last Ranger #1.


                A nuclear war leaves the US largely destroyed, plagued by anarchy, violence, and petty tyrants.


Madman's Mansion, The  (Popular Library, 1986.)


Last Ranger #3.


                A wandering hero battles a post nuclear war dictator who is protected by an army of criminals and the insane.


Rabid Brigadier, The  (Popular Library, 1987.)


Last Ranger #4.


                A military genius has organized an army with which to restore order in post war America.  Unfortunately, his program calls for the elimination of large classes of people judged unworthy of existing in the new order.


Savage Stronghold, The  (Popular Library, 1986.)


Last Ranger #2.


                A religious fanatic allies himself with a motorcycle gang in an effort to become the dominant force in post apocalyptic America.


Vile Village, The  (Popular Library, 1988.)


Last Ranger #7.


                The hero finds himself in a remote community where two gangs of thugs are attempting to wipe each other out and become the rulers of part of post nuclear war America.  He joins one of the gangs in order to manipulate them into wiping each other out.


Warlord's Revenge, The  (Popular Library, 1988.)


Last Ranger #6.


                The protagonist's efforts to survive in post nuclear America grow more labored when he becomes the target of what remains of organized crime.  Simultaneously, a renewed nuclear strike results in mutated lifeforms with unexpected means of killing their prey.


War Weapons, The  (Popular Library, 1987.)


Last Ranger #5.


                One extraordinary man proves too much to handle for a would be dictator who has raised an army with which to conquer post war America and enslave the surviving citizens.


SARGENT, PAMELA (See also collaborations which follow.)


Alien Child  (Harper & Row, 1988, Starwanderer, 1989.)


                A visiting alien wakes up a human child from suspended animation in a totally deserted Earth and feels obligated to watch over her and find out what happened to her kind.


Alien Upstairs, The  (Doubleday, 1983, Bantam, 1985.)


                Two people struggle to find a purpose in their lives in an America that seems to have lost its direction.  Then a new tenant moves in, who proves to be an alien from another world, and whose advent will change them forever.


Behind the Eyes of Dreamers and Other Short Novels  (Five Star, 2002.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Best of Pamela Sargent, The  (Academy Chicago, 1987.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Child of Venus  (Avon, 2001.)


Venus #3.


                The alliance between Earth and colonized Venus is beginning to fall apart, and unrest spreads through the population of the smaller world in anticipation of the struggle to come.


Climb the Wind  (HarperPrism, 1999.)


                An alternate history in which the American Indians successfully resisted the complete conquest of North America.  A new war is underway, and this time they're not content to simply avoid losing it.  They want to win.


Cloned Lives  (Gold Medal, 1976, Fontana, 1981.)


                Episodic novel, originally published in separate sections, about a group of cloned children and the problem and triumphs they encounter as they grow to maturity.


Earthseed  (Harper & Row, 1983, Collins, 1984,  Starwanderer, 1987.)


Seed #1.

                A sentient starship oversees a crop of children who are created through artificial birthing.  Eventually it finds a colony planet to replace the dying Earth and tries to establish a new civilization, but can the ship guide them to the creation of a society less suicidal than that of their parents?


Elvira's Zoo  (EDC, 1979.)


                Short story published as a pamphlet.


Eye of the Comet  (Harper & Row, 1984.)


Watchstar #2.


                A teenager is notified by an artificial intelligence that she is to be the contact between an isolationist Earth and her own people, who live inside a comet.


Farseed  (Tor, 2007.)


Seed #2.


                A new colony world is torn when the community splits in two.


Golden Space, The  (Timescape, 1982, Pocket, 1983.)


                A scientist convinces a woman to be inseminated with genetically altered sperm in order to mother a superior form of human being.  Their children, however, must make a new destiny for themselves in a world in which they do not fit.


Homesmind  (Harper, 1984.)


Watchstar #3..


                Feuding factions must unite to meet the menace of a rogue comet.


Seed Seeker  (Tor, 2010.)


A colony hopes to re-establish communications with its homeworld.


Shore of Women, The  (Crown, 1986, Bantam, 1987, Chatto & Windus, 1987, Pan, 1988, Benbella, 2004.)


                Women seize control of all of the remaining centers of civilization following a nuclear war, outlawing technology and keeping men in subservience.  One young woman questions the rules of her people and becomes an outcast.


Starshadows  (Ace, 1977.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Sudden Star, The  (Gold Medal, 1979. Fontana, 1980, as The White Death.)


                Following the appearance of a white hole in the solar system, society has become more repressive and America is a dictatorship where many forms of medical practice are now illegal.  The protagonist is a doctor who disobeys the laws and becomes a fugitive.


Thumbprints  (Golden Gryphon, 2004.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Venus of Dreams  (Bantam, 1986, Easton, 1990.)


Venus #1.


                A family saga about some of the handful of humans who travel to the planet Venus as part of an effort to terraform that world and create a new home for humankind.


Venus of Shadows (Doubleday, 1988, Bantam, 1990.)


Venus #2.


                Further adventures of a large cast of characters who are among the complement of the first concerted effort to colonize the planet Venus.


Watchstar  (Pocket, 1980.)


Watchstar #1.


                On a lost colony world, a young woman's life is transformed by the discovery of a damaged starship stranded on that world. 


Watchstar Trilogy, The  (White Wolf, 1996.)


                Omnibus of the trilogy.


White Death, The  (See The Sudden Star.)




Across the Universe  (Pocket, 1999.)


A Star Trek novel.


                Kirk discovers an early starship whose crew have barely aged since they left Earth.  Not only are they having difficulty adjusting to the change in human affairs, but they are paranoid as a group and possess a powerful weapon.


Fury Scorned, A  (Pocket, 1996.)


A Star Trek: Next Generation novel.


Picard must wrestle with the agonizing problem of whom to evacuate from a planet that is about to go nova.  At the last minute, Data develops a plan that might avoid the tragedy, or destroy the Enterprise along with an entire world.


Garth of Izar  (Pocket, 2003.)


A Star Trek novel.


                A Starfleet officer whose insanity caused a disaster returns after his cure in an attempt to make amends.


Heart of the Sun  (Pocket, 1997.)


A Star Trek novel.


                The Enterprise is investigating an artificial world found within an asteroid belt when they discover that it is on a collision course with an inhabited planet.




Jonas McFee, A.T. P.  (MacMillan, 1989, Aladdin, 1992.)


                A youngster finds an alien artifact that gives him psi powers.


SARRANTONIO, AL  (See also book ghostwritten as Neal Barrett Jr.)


Exile  (Roc, 1996.)


Five Worlds #1.


                The four inhabited worlds of the solar system have become primitive monarchies all of which are battling for political supremacy and control of the terraforming and colonization of the planet Venus.


Haydn of Mars  (Ace, 2005.)


Mars #1.


                Intrigue and treachery in a Martian civilization.


Journey  (Roc, 1997.)


Five Worlds #2.


                Interplanetary war ravages much of the solar system as the ruler of Mars decides that he wants to dominate all of humankind.


Personal Agendas  (Dell, 1997, Boxtree, 1997)


Babylon 5 #8.


A group of Narns hatch a plot to rescue their leader G'Kar from captivity by the emperor of Centauri, unaware of the fact that he has made a deal with a rebel faction to facilitate the ruler's assassination.


Queen of Mars  (Ace, 2006.)


Mars #3.


                A battle among the Martians for control of their world.


Return  (Roc, 1998.)


Five Worlds #3.


                The King of Earth is living on Venus while the planet is restored, but an ambitious ruler from the outer worlds wants to dominate the entire solar system.


Sebastian of Mars  (Ace, 2005.)


Mars #2.


                The young ruler of Mars is overthrown and driven into exile.




Chronicles of Scar, The  (Avon, 1996.)


Scar #1.


                In a post apocalypse America, a young man's accession to the throne of a small kingdom is in jeopardy until his cause is given a surprising boost by the discovery of another youngster from the lowest levels of society.


Legacy of the Ancients  (Avon, 1997.)


Scar #2.


                The succession has been settled, and now Arn is sent on a mission to neutralize the ruler of a brutal enemy state who has found a powerful weapon left over from before the apocalyptic war that destroyed civilization.


SARVARI, DARREN  (See collaboration with Ivan Cat.)




Dark Planet  (Medallion, 2004.)


                A telepathic spy visits a neutral planet during an interstellar war.




How to Get to Apocalypse and Other Disasters (Fairwood, 2021.)


Collection of unrelated stories.




Binary (Jo Fletcher, 2015.)


Gems #2.


Genetic engineering.


Gemsigns (Jo Fletcher, 2014.)


Gems #1.


Genetic engineering results in a new kind of laborer.


Regeneration (Jo Fletcher, 2016.)


Gems #3.






Brief and Frightening Reign of Phil, The  (Riverhead, 2005.)


                Satire about a country so small only one citizen can fit at a time.


Civilwarland in Bad Decline  (Random House, 1996.)


Collection of unrelated stories.




Texas-Israeli War, The  (Ballantine, 1974.)


                Following a nuclear war, Texas secedes from the devastated US and warfare springs up along the border.  Israel was spared the worst of the war, and now mercenaries from that country have come to the US to join the fight against the secessionists.


SAVAGE, BLAKE  (See also John Blaine)


Assignment in Space with Rip Foster  (See Rip Foster Rides the Gray Planet)


Rip Foster in Ride the Gray Planet  (See Rip Foster Rides the Gray Planet)


Rip Foster Rides the Gray Planet  (Whitman, 1952.  Whitman, 1958, as Assignment in Space with Rip Foster, Golden Press, 1969, as Rip Foster in Ride the Gray Planet)


                A young cadet is sent on a mission to a mineral rich asteroid to claim it before enemy forces can seize control.




Glass Lady, The  (Daring, 1985, Pinnacle, 1990.)


                American and Soviet astronauts fly on a secret mission to disable an orbiting weapon system that has malfunctioned with unpredictable consequences before it triggers a nuclear war.




Court Martial of Robert E. Lee, The  (Combined, 1993.)


                Marginal secret history novel in which Lee was court martialed.




Jetman Meets the Mad Madam  (Beeline, 1966.)


                Pornography involving a superhero.




Coach Draws Near, The  (Torquil, 1964, Dell, 1967.)


                A romantic suspense novel  that is only SF because of a nuclear war on the very last page.


SAVAGE, RICHARD (Pseudonym of Ivan Roe.)


When the Moon Died  (Ward Lock, 1955, Digit, 1963.)


                A worldwide revolt against a despotic government results in the collapse of civilization and the destruction of the moon.




Archives of Haven, The  (Corgi, 1977.)


Lemmus #3.


                The failed experiment to create a new civilization on Earth has consequences throughout the civilized worlds of the galaxy.


Arena  (Hale, 1979.)


                People from various times are gathered together for a single mission.


Beyond the Outer Mirr  (Corgi, 1976.)


Lemmus #2.


                The collapse of Atlantis has caused a crisis within the galactic government.  When a disruptive force begins to grow stronger in one star system, a dramatic decision is made.


Hammerhead  (St Martin, 1987, Zebra, 1990.)


                Marginal thriller about an increase in Cold War tensions and the development of a high technology helicopter so effective on the battlefield that Communist agents will stop at nothing to steal a prototype.


Horsemen in the Shadows  (Harper, 1996.)


                Marginal thriller about black market nuclear arms just as a cabal of ex-military and intelligence officers plot to seize control of the Russian government.


Waiters on the Dance  (Arlington,1976, Corgi, 1972.)


Lemmus #1.


                Representatives of a galactic civilization decide to colonize the planet Earth and thereby change the future of the galaxy by founding Atlantis.




Self-Discovery  (Macmillan, 1979, Collier, 1980, translated from the Russian by Antonina W. Bouis.)


                A dead body is mysteriously transformed in a laboratory, hinting at an entirely new field of science.




Beyond the Great South Wall  (Sampson Low, 1899.)


                Lost world novel involving a dinosaur.


SAVILE, STEPHEN  (Also writes Fantasy. See collaboration with Kevin J. Anderson.)


Shadow of the Jaguar  (Titan, ?)


A Primeval novel.






Saucers Over the Moor  (Newnes, 1955, Hamlyn, 1967.)


                Flying saucers are sighted, but they turn out to be a new weapon system.




Envy of the Gods  (Bridgeway, 2006.)


                The inhabitant of a distant planet is discontented with his society.




Attack of the Cybermen  (Target, 1989, from the 1985 script by Paula Moore.


A Doctor Who book.


The Cybermen are back, this time with a time machine that will allow them to prevent the destruction of their own home world, and eliminate the Earth instead.


Slipback  (Target, 1986.)


A Doctor Who book.


The Tardis arrives aboard an unhappy spaceship commanded by a man of uneven temperament and menaced by a computer that is increasingly prone to making its own decisions.


Twin Dilemma, The  (Target, 1985, from the 1984 script by Anthony Steven.)


A Doctor Who book.


The Doctor's regeneration has not gone smoothly and he is subject to fits of temper which nearly have tragic results. He decides to become a hermit, but that resolve doesn't last long when a new alien menace rears its twin heads.


Visitation, The  (Target, 1982.)


A Doctor Who book.


In 17th Century England, the Doctor is suspected of being a witch, a prejudice acquired by villagers who have been plagued by alien androids with strange powers.


SAWTELLE, WILLIAM CARTER  (Pseudonym of Rog Phillips, whom see.)


Slaves of the Crystal Brain (Armchair, 2010, bound with The Programmed People by Jack Sharkey.)


A giant computer is the center of a sinister plot against humanity.




Artefact (Orbit, 2015.)


Lazarus War #1.


Military SF.






Pariah (Orbit, 2017.)


Eternity War #1.


Military SF.




Calculating God  (Tor, 2000.)


                An alien arrives on Earth and announces that some supernatural force has been manipulating his own as well as human and other alien cultures.


End of an Era  (Ace, 1994, New English Library, 1994, Tor, 2001.)


                A scientist uses a time machine to investigate the disappearance of the dinosaurs.  He discovers that the Earth was altered at the critical moment by the intervention of visitors from Mars.


Factoring Humanity  (Tor, 1998, Orb, 2004.)


                A signal is received from an alien civilization, containing the keys to a new technology.  One scientist discovers that it is also a key that will stimulate human evolution, either into a new stage or extinction.


Far-Seer  (Ace, 1992, New English Library, 1995, Tor, 2004.)


Afsan #1.


                On a world inhabited by intelligent dinosaurs, a young apprentice is about to make his mandatory pilgrimage to look upon the face of god.  Instead, he begins to have doubts about the religious beliefs of his people when compared to the discoveries of modern science.


Flashforward  (Tor, 1999.)


                A scientific experiment causes everyone on Earth to have a brief glimpse of their own personal future and sets off a wave of hysteria and social unrest.


Foreigner   (Ace, 1994,  New English Library, ?, Tor, 2005.)


Afsan #3.


                The dinosaur inhabitants of a doomed world find an ancient starship.  From its wreckage they recover the technology that might enable them to flee to another planet.


Fossil Hunter  (Ace, 1993, New English Library, 1995, Tor, 2005.)


Afsan #2.


                A scientifically inclined dinosaur is searching for metal which will stand up to the pressure of interplanetary flight because the world his race inhabits is doomed.  To do so, he must resist the pressure of his society to conform to their standards of behavior.


Frameshift  (Tor, 1997.)


                A terminally ill man discovers that an associate's company has been using a revolutionary new device to check the physical condition of its employees.


Golden Fleece   (Questar Popular Library, 1990, McGee Woods, 1998, Tor, 1999.)


                On a starship run by a supercomputer, a woman is found mysteriously dead by radiation.  Although the official position is that she committed suicide, but her ex-husband believes that she was murdered, and possibly by the intelligence operating the ship.


Hominids  (Tor, 2002.)


Hominids #1.


                A quantum experiment links our world to one in which Cro-Magnons survived and our form of humanity did not, and an involuntary visitor comments at length on the foibles of our world.


Humans  (Tor, 2003.)


Hominids #2.


                Further contact between our world and an alternate one where Neanderthals became dominant.


Hybrids  (Tor, 2003.)


Hominids #3.


                A Neanderthal scientist and his human lover try to work out their cultural differences while a disaster in our reality has humans contemplating an invasion of the alternate world.


Illegal Alien   (Ace, 1997, HarperCollins, 1997, Easton, 1998.)


                A handful of aliens enter the solar system and are welcomed to Earth.  Everything seems to be going well until a human is murdered, and one of the aliens appears to be responsible.


Iterations  (Red Deer, 2004.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Mindscan  (Tor, 2005.)


                A terminally ill man has his personality copied into an artificial body, but discovers that this increases rather than solves his problems.


Quantum Night (Ace, 2016.)




Red Planet Blues  (Ace, 2013.)


Murder mystery in a Martian colony.


Relativity  (Isfic, 2005.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Rollback  (Tor, 2008.)


First contact with aliens is a mixed blessing.


Starplex  (Ace, 1996.)


                Humans have been exploring space for years via a series of wormholes created by another race.  Now a vessel from some alien civilization has appeared, and with it comes the threat of an interstellar war.


Terminal Experiment, The  (Harper, 1995, New English Library, 1995, McGee Wood, 1998.)


                A scientist creates three modified versions of his own personality as an experiment into the nature of life, death, and immortality.  The intelligences escape into the world wide computer system, where one of them proves itself capable of murder.


Triggers  (Ace, 2012.)


A freak accident causes temporary telepathy.


WWW: Wake  (Ace, 2009.)


WWW #1.


A handicapped woman discovers an alien presence in the worldwide web.


WWW: Watch  (Ace, 2010.)


WWW #2.


An artificial intelligence duels with a government agency.


WWW: Wonder  (Ace, 2011.)




Has the internet spawned an inimical AI?


SAXON, RICHARD  (Pseudonym of J.L. Morrissey, whom see.)


Cosmic Crusade  (World,  1964, Arcadia, 1966.)


                The human race expands into interstellar space.


Future for Sale  (Consul, 1963, Arcadia, 1965.)


                A scientific discovery makes it possible to visit the future, but with unexpected results.


Hour of the Phoenix  (Consul, 1964, Arcadia, 1965.)


                Just as it appears that humanity will spread through the solar system, a rogue star appears in the sky and civilization falls apart.


Stars Came Down, The  (Consul,  1964, Arcadia, 1967.)


                The first trip to another star system faces a series of dangers.




Group Feast  (Doubleday, 1971.)


                Not seen.


Hieros Gamos of Sam and An Smith, The  (Doubleday, 1969, Curtis, undated.)


                Surreal novel of a young boy who wanders through a largely deserted Earth avoiding other human beings.


Little Tours of Hell  (Pandora, 1986.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Power of Time, The  (Chatto & Windus, 1985.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Queen of the States  (Women’s Press, 1986.)


                Surreal bit about a woman who travels through time and space, convincing people only that she is crazy.


Vector for Seven  (Doubleday, 1970.)


                A group of casual vacationers discover they have been abducted by aliens.




Havoc in Islandia  (Houghton Mifflin, 1982.)


Islandia #3.


                Someone is plotting to assassinate the queen.


Islar, The  (Houghton Mifflin, 1969, Signet, 1971.)


Islandia #1.


                Sequel to Islandia by Austin Tappan Wright.  Adventures in a Utopian society hidden from the rest of the world.


Two Kingdoms, The  (Houghton Mifflin, 1979.)


Islandia #2.


                The Queen of Islandia must deal with the possibility of a foreign invasion.




'68  (Norton, 1964, McLeod, 1964, Signet, 1964.)


                Near future political thriller about a ruthless man's quest for the Presidency.




Agent to the Stars  (Subterranean, 2007, Tor, 2008.)


A publicity agent finds himself representing gelatinous aliens in this mild spoof.


Android’s Dream, The  (Tor, 2006.)


                A rare, genetically altered animal must be located in order to cool off an interstellar diplomatic fracas.


Collapsing Empire, The (Tor, 2017.)


End of All Things, The (Tor, 2015.)




Fuzzy Nation (Tor, 2011.)


A retelling of the story of Little Fuzzy by H. Beam Piper.


Ghost Brigades, The  (Tor, 2006.)


Ghost Brigades #2.


                An investigation is launched to discover why a human scientist provided secret data to enemy aliens.


Head On (Tor, 2018.)


The Human Division (Tor, 2013.)


Ghost Brigades #4.




Last Colony, The  (Tor, 2007.)


Ghost Brigades #3.


A retired soldier finds that his safe haven on a colony world is actual a gambit in a conflict between humans and aliens.


Lock In (Tor, 2014.)


A new plague leaves people essentially catatonic but conscious.


Old Man's War  (Tor, 2005.)


Ghost Brigades #1.


                Retired humans in a distant future enlist in the military to get homesteads on distant worlds.


Redshirts (Tor, 2012.)


A new recruit on a spaceship uncovers a conspiracy.


Zoe's Tale  (Tor, 2008.)


Ghost Brigades #4.


A teenager is instrumental in a major first contact scenario.


SCANLON, MITCHEL  (Also writes Fantasy.)


Descent of Angels  (Black Library, 2007.)


A Warhammer novel.


Contending forces battle for control of a colony world.


Fear the Darkness  (Black Flame, 2006.)


Psi Division #2.




Fifteen Hours  (Black Library, 2005.)


A Warhammer novel.


                A new member of the military of an interstellar empire has his baptism under fire.


Red Shadows  (Black Flame, 2006.)


Psi Division #1.


                Adventures of a police woman who tracks down psi powered criminals.


Sins of the Father  (Black Flame, 2007.)


Psi Division #3.


                An abused child seeks revenge in a futuristic city policed by psychics.


SCARBOROUGH, CHUCK  (See also collaboration which follows.)


Aftershock  (Crown, 1991, Crest, 1992.)


                A devastating earthquake levels much of Manhattan and an heroic survivor helps to rescue many of those trapped.




Myrmidon Project, The  (Coward, McCann, & Geoghegan, 1981, Ace, 1982.)


                Computer enhanced equipment makes it possible for the news networks to alter the public's perception of events by using a new technology that makes any visual representation possible.


SCARBOROUGH, ELIZABETH (See collaborations with Anne McCaffrey.)


Channeling Cleopatra  (Ace, 2002.)


Cleopatra #1.


                A race is on to find the tomb of Cleopatra because it is believed that vast knowledge can be obtained from a sample of her DNA.


Cleopatra 7.2  (Ace, 2004.)


Cleopatra #2.


                The personality of Cleopatra is merged with that of a modern woman by a controversial genetic process.


Nothing Sacred  (Doubleday, 1991.)


                In a dismal future, a young woman enters the army and is captured in Tibet during a war.  She and her fellow inmates have strange dreams just as the world erupts into a  nuclear war.




Last Light  (Orion, 2007.)


                The severing of the oil supply leads to world wide unrest.


SCHACHNER, NAT (See collaboration which follows.)


Emissaries of Space (Armchair, 2015, bound with Death Plays a Game by David V. Reed. Magazine appearance 1932.)


Aliens use mysterious catastrophes to ruin Earth's civilization.


Space Lawyer  (Gnome, 1953.)


                A feisty lawyer battles the corporation which is ruthlessly exploiting the colonization of the solar system.




20,000 A.D. (Armchair, 2017, bound with Druid Moon by Ray Cummings.)


Travel into the far future.


Exiles of the Moon (Armchair, 2016. Magazine appearance 1931.)


Rebels against an autocracy on Earth set their hopes on a moon colony.




Conquered Place, The   (See The Naked and the Damned.)


Naked and the Damned, The  (Popular Library, 1955.  Putnam, 1954, as The Conquered Place.)


                The US is conquered by Russia.




Limit (Jo Fletcher, 2013, translated from the 2009 German edition by Shaun Whiteside, Jamie Lee Searle, and Samuel Willcocks.)


Immense and gripping story of a plot to sabotage an industrial corporation on the moon.


Swarm, The  (Hodder, 2006, Warner, translated from the German by Sally Ann Spencer.)


                A previously unsuspected intelligent race living in the ocean depths manipulates other lifeforms to cause a series of attacks and escalating disasters aimed at exterminating the human race.




Zip Zip and His Flying Saucer  (Dutton, 1956.)


Zip Zip #1.


                Human kids encounter a visitor from Mars.


Zip Zip and the Red Planet  (Dutton, 1961.)


Zip Zip #3.


                Not seen.


Zip Zip Goes to Venus  (Dutton, 1958.)


Zip Zip #2.


                A Martian goes on a trip to Venus.  For younger readers.


SCHEER, K.H.  (Perry Rhodan books are part of a multi-author series originally published in Germany. See also collaborations which follow.)


Again: Atlan!  (Ace, 1974.)


Perry Rhodan #46.


Rhodan battles the immortal Atlan as the Solarian and Arkon empires clash again.


Blue System, The  (Ace, 1976.)


Perry Rhodan #99.


Spies attempt to initiate a war between the Arkon Empire and the Solarians.


Columbus Affair, The  (Ace, 1975.)


Perry Rhodan #80.


Aliens attack Earth from a secret base on Pluto.


Cosmic Decoy, The  (Ace, 1973.)


Perry Rhodan #21.


Rhodan discovers that aliens have secretly infiltrated Earth in prepartion for an invasion.


Crimson Universe  (Ace, 1975.)


Perry Rhodan #67.


Space battles galore as aliens from another dimension invade.


Duel Under the Double Sun  (Ace, 1977.)


Perry Rhodan #108.


Brainwashed, Rhodan is tricked into instigating an interstellar war.


Fortress Atlantis  (Ace, 1974.)


Perry Rhodan #52.


An immortal wakens from suspended animation to advise Perry on the future of the civilized universe.


Fortress of the Six Moons  (Ace, 1971.


Perry Rhodan #7.


The alien Topides are building a spacegoing fortress which Perry must destroy before they use it for a fresh attack.


Immortal Unknown, The  (Ace, 1972.


Perry Rhodan #13.


Perry attempts to save an entire planetary population from an impending nova of their sun.


Last Days of Atlantis, The  (Ace, 1975.)


Perry Rhodan #62.


Atlan is an immortal space traveler who recalls in this episode his experiences during the last days of the lost continent back on Earth.


Man and Monster  (Ace, 1973.)


Perry Rhodan #36.


A visit to a dangerous planet to find a cure for a mysterious plague.


Mystery of the Anti, The  (Ace, 1976.)


Perry Rhodan #88.


Intelligence agents vs an interstellar conspiracy.


Planet Mechanica  (Ace, 1977, bound with Seeds of Ruin by William Voltz.)


Perry Rhodan #112.


Arkon discovers that a long dead race has left a booby trap to destroy their inheritors.


Power Key  (Ace, 1975.)


Perry Rhodan #78.


An army attempts to break the stranglehold of a super computer with ambitions.


Realm of the Tri-Planets  (Ace, 1973.)


Perry Rhodan #31.


Perry's adventure defeating a horde of killer robots.


Target Star, The  (Ace, 1976.)


Perry Rhodan #92.


The first flight of an experimental star drive leads to adventure.


Time's Lonely One  (Ace, 1974.)


Perry Rhodan #42.


A mysterious immortal figure arises from suspended animation and causes problems for Rhodan.


SCHEER, K.H. & ERNSTING, WALTER  (The Perry Rhodan books are a multi-author series originally published in Germany.)


Enterprise Stardust  (Ace, 1969.)


Perry Rhodan #1.


A human astronaut finds a mission from an alien race on the moon and maneuvers them into providing new technology to the human race.  Filmed as Mission Stardust.


Radiant Dome, The  (Ace, 1969.)


Perry Rhodan #2.


With two alien passengers, Rhodan returns to Earth to force the nations of the world to forget their differences.


SCHEER, K.H. & MAHR, KURT  (The Perry Rhodan books are a multi-author series originally published in Germany.)


Vega Sector  (Ace, 1970.)


Perry Rhodan #5.


Rhodan leads a space fleet to the Vega system to defeat a horde of bellicose aliens.




Slaves of the Switchboard of Doom (Tor, 2017.)


Sendup of pulp SF.




At the Eye of the Ocean  (Pocket, 1981.)


                The captain of a sailing ship has a psychic power that enables him to sense the activities of denizens of the ocean.


Chrono-Sequence  (Tor, 1988.)


                A novel of first contact centered on the ocean.


Rose for Armageddon, A  (Pocket, 1982, Allison and Busby, 1984.)


                As civilization begins to collapse, a group of scientists work on a computer program so sophisticated that it may solve the question of human existence and the destiny of the species.


Steam Bird  (Tor, 1988.)


                The maiden flight of a steam powered nuclear aircraft.


Wave Rider  (Pocket, 1980.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.




Young West  (Arena, 1894.)


                A sequel to Looking Backward by Edward Bellamy.




Lost Time  (Philomel, 2008.)


Young adult novel about a girl with an unusual implant.




Kensho  (Ace, 1979.)


Mushin #2.


                The alien mind creatures have been defeated for centuries, but now human greed and hatred have caused schisms in a colony world's society, and these tensions are opening a new gateway for the Mushin to return.


Labyrinth  (Ace, 1989.)


Questioner #1.


                An alien trainee undergoes rigorous challenges as he seeks to become one of the Questioners, the ultimate peacekeeping force in the universe.




Questioner #3.


                The inhabitants of a peaceful planet are suddenly beginning to turn on each other violently.  Although they are reluctant to seek outside help, the situation becomes so drastic that they finally call in the Questioners.


Satori  (Ace, 1981.)


Mushin #3.


                A colony world has come close to developing the mental powers that will make them immune to the technology and violence of Earth.  But at a critical moment, a warship from the homeworld arrives to cast into doubt the future of their society.


Shadow  (Ace, 1990.)


Questioner #2.


                An alien seeks to settle the battle between two species who share a world, one as masters, one as slaves.  And he would prefer to accomplish this without getting himself killed in the process.


Wanderer  (Ace, 1985.)


Mushin #4.


                A peaceful colony world dedicated to mental arts must develop a defensive weapon against an armada of military warships sent from Earth to force them back into the fold.


Wayfarer  (Ace, 1978.)


Mushin #1.


                Humans colonize a planet unaware of the fact that it is home to a discorporate life form that can infect humans and turn them to violence.  Several generations later, one of those born on that world masters the mental arts that allows him to defeat the aliens.




Argonaut  (Tor, 2002.)


                An encounter with a strange insect reveals to the protagonist that humanity is being monitored by an alien race, possibly as a prelude to invasion.


Generation Gap and Other Stories  (Five Star, 2002.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Lifeboat Earth  (Berkley, 1978.)


Sins #2.




Newton and the Quasi-Apple  (Doubleday, 1975, Popular Library, 1977.)


                An alien civilization is facing destruction at the hands of the growing numbers of barbarian hordes when a ship from Earth arrives.  Although some see this as salvation, others view the offworlders as even more dangerous than the local troublemakers.


Sins of the Fathers, The  (Berkley, 1976.)


Sins #1.


                An experimental starship goes back in time to study a supernova, and one of its crew is driven mad by the discovery that the Earth itself is doomed.


Tweedlioop  (Tor, 1986, Fox Acre, 2002.)


                An alien who resembles a squirrel is stranded in Alaska after his ship crashes.  Although some humans befriend him and want to help him to return to his people, the government has a very different agenda.




Agent of Vega  (Gnome, 1960, Permabooks, 1962, Mayflower, 1964.)


                Collection of loosely related stories.


Agent of Vega & Other Stories  (Baen, 2001.)


                A collection of sometimes related stories. Includes the earlier collection of the same name.


Beacon to Elsewhere (Armchair, 2011, bound with The Lords of Quarmall by Fritz Leiber.)




Best of James H. Schmitz, The  (NESFA, 1991.)


                Collection of sometimes related stories.


Demon Breed, The  (Ace, 1968, Futura, 1974.  Magazine title The Tuvela.)


                A woman survives the alien invasion of a colony world.  Accompanied by three mutated otters, she manages to stay out of their clutches, and finds a way to communicate the situation to the offworld authorities in time for them to take countermeasures.


Eternal Frontier  (Baen, 2002.)


                Collection of sometimes related short stories.


Eternal Frontiers, The  (Putnam, 1973, Berkley, 1973, Sidgwick & Jackson, 1974.)


                A colony world that has split into two warring factions is menaced by a third force, hostile aliens.  A man who has been a member of both factions proves to be the instrument of reconciliation.


Hub: Dangerous Territory, The  (Baen, 2001.)


                Collection of inter-related stories.


Legacy  (See A Tale of Two Clocks.)


Lion Game, The  (DAW, 1973, Sidgwick & Jackson, 1976.  Magazine version 1971.)


A Telzey Amberdon novel.


                Telzey's encounter with an assassin who has psi powers doesn't dampen her enthusiasm for meddling in interstellar affairs, but then she discovers an alien race plotting to challenge humanity's place in the power structure.


Nice Day for Screaming and Other Tales of the Hub, A  (Chilton, 1965.)


                Collection of loosely related stories.


Pride of Monsters, A  (Macmillan, 1970, Collier, 1973.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Tale of Two Clocks, A  (Dodd, Mead Torquil, 1962, Belmont, 1965.  Ace, 1979, as Legacy.)


A Trigger Argee book.


                A woman from the other side of the galaxy comes to Earth to solve an ancient secret that could menace all the civilized worlds.


Telzey Amberdon  (Baen, 2000.)


A Telzey Amberdon book.


                Collection of related stories.


Telzey Toy, The  (DAW, 1973, Sidgwick & Jackson, 1976.  Ace, 1982, as The Telzey Toy and Other Stories.)


A Telzey Amberdon book.


                Collection of related stories about a telepath.


Telzey Toy and Other Stories, The  (See The Telzey Toy.)


TnT: Telzey & Trigger  (Baen, 2000.)


A Telzey Amberdon book and a Trigger Argee book.


                Collection of related stories.


Trigger & Friends  (Baen, 2001.)


                Collection of loosely related stories.


Universe Against Her, The  (Ace, 1964.  Magazine title was Undercurrents.)


A Telzey Amberdon novel.


                The protagonist is a young woman with the rare talent of being able to read the minds of alien species.  When she eavesdrops on aliens who are planning a war of interplanetary conquest, she suddenly finds herself being hunted through the stars.


Witches of Karres, The  (Chilton, 1966, Ace, 1967, Gollancz, 1988, Baen, 2004.)


                A sympathetic space captain rescues three young witches from their master and offers to take them to refuge on another world.  As they travel from world to world, he begins to regret his decision when they get him into increasingly difficult situations.




Golden Kazoo, The  (Rinehart, 1956, Dell, 1956, Signet, 1964.)


                A spoof of Presidential politics in the near future in which advertising becomes the most important part of the process.  More prophetic than most SF.




Anthems Outside Time  (Fairwood, 2020.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


SCHOFIELD, SANDY  (Pseudonym of Dean Wesley Smith & Kristine Kathryn Rusch, whom both see.)


Big Game  (Bantam, 1999.)


A Predator novel.


                A Navajo witnesses an alien hunter killing a friend, but interprets it as the return of a legendary creature killed by one of his ancestors.  In order to survive, he decides that he must mimic the technique that worked so long ago.


Big Game, The  (Pocket, 1993.)


A Star Trek: Deep Space Nine novel.


Quark is sponsoring a high stakes poker game, but one of the players is murdered.  The assassin becomes less significant, however, when Sisko learns that a mysterious power threatens the entire station.


Loch Ness Leap  (Boulevard, 1997.)


A Quantum Leap novel.


Sam finds himself only a few years in the past, in the body of a man investigating the existence of the Loch Ness Monster, and also on a more personal mission.


Rogue  (Bantam, 1994, Millenium, 1995)


An Aliens novel.


A team of marines travels to a prison world where the warden has gone insane and is breeding aliens in a secret colony under the prison.




Diving Mimes, Weeping Czars (Fairwood, 2010.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Long Walks, Last Flights, and Other Strange Journeys  (Fairwood, 2008.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


SCHOLZ, CARTER  (See also collaboration which follows.)


Cuts  (Drumm, 1985.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.




Palimpsests  (Ace, 1984.)


                Ancient manuscripts provide the key to the future.




Under Nameless Stars (Angry Robot, 2014.)


A woman sneaks aboard a starship to avoid her enemies.




Central Passage  (Sloane, 1962, Dell, 1964.)


                A brief nuclear war devastates much of the world, but in the aftermath, two individuals are born who have mutated and become more intelligent, more peaceful, and more admirable people.  So naturally the rest of the human race decrees that they should be killed.




Sedalia  (Pulphouse, 1991.)


                Short story in pamphlet form about the sudden appearance of a dinosaur.




Death Troopers  (Del Rey, 2009.)


A Star Wars novel.


Survivors of a disabled starship encounter danger on a mysterious derelict.


Maul - Lockdown (Lucas, 2014.)


A Star Wars novel.




Red Harvest  (Del Rey, 2010.)


A Star Wars Novel.


Jedi warriors fight zombies.




Ashes of Candesce (Tor, 2012.)


Virga #5.


The final confrontation in a pocket universe.


Engine of Recall  (?)




Lady of Mazes  (Tor, 2005.)


Ventus #2.


                When outsiders disrupt a Utopian world, one of its residents travels through space seeking help.


Lockstep (Tor, 2014.)


A boy wakes from suspended animation in a far part of the galaxy.


Permanence  (Tor, 2002.)


                A young woman fleeing an abusive brother finds what she believes to be a mineral rich comet, but which turns out to be a derelict alien starship.


Pirate Sun  (Tor, 2008.)


Virga #3.


An unjustly treated officer seeks vengeance in a miniature universe.


Queen of Candesce, The  (Tor, 2007.)


Virga #2.


                A woman struggles to survive amongst various artificial worlds.


Sunless Countries, The  (Tor, 2009.)


Virga #4.


A new force threatens a world of weightlessness.


Sun of Suns  (Tor, 2006.)


Virga #1.


                In an odd, artificial world, a man seeks vengeance against the officer who commanded the army that conquered his nation.


Ventus  (Tor, 2000.)


Ventus #1.


                Adventures on a planet whose ecology is to be terraformed using nanotechnology.




Alongside Night  (Crown, 1979, Ace, 1982.)


                Inflation is out of control, the economy is failing, and law and order are beginning to disintegrate.  The government decides to impose order through dictatorship, but one determined man organizes a rebellion to preserve freedom.


Rainbow Cadenza, The  (Simon & Schuster, 1983, Avon, 1986.)


                Women are outnumbered seven to one in a future which has dissolved into brutal entertainment, casual acceptance of death, and other failings.  One young woman decides to rebel against the system by creating a new art form.




Stop Motion  (Pocket Star, 2004.)


A Justice League of America novel.


                The Flash battles a villain even faster than he is.




Choice of Catastrophes, A  (Pocket, 2011.)


A Star Trek novel.


A mysterious force affects a starship and its crew.




Bunyip Archives, The  (Baskerville, 1992.)


                Explorers discover a race of diminutive humans living in the Australian outback.  When rumor leaks out that their blood can restore youth to others, the race is on to protect them.




Moon Microbe, The  (Hale, 1976.)




People of the Rings  (Hale, 1975.)






Black No More  (Macaulay, 1931.)


                A tale of scientific wonders.




Vicious  (Tor, 2013.)


Two men battle over the fate of superpowers.




Wandering Tellurian, The  (Ace, 1967, bound with The Key to Irunium by Kenneth Bulmer.)


                The adventurers of a space traveling merchant who specializes in selling weapons to primitive planets.




President's Contract, The  (Brandon, 1972.)


                Marginal satirical thriller about a US President who hires the Mafia to rid him of a troublesome Vice-President.




Meadowlark Sings, The  (Harrington Park, 2006.)


                A gay Utopia.


SCORTIA, THOMAS N.  (See also collaborations with Frank M. Robinson.)


Artery of Fire  (Doubleday, 1972, Popular Library, undated. Armchair, 2011, bound with Beyond Pluto by John S. Campbell.)


                The exploitation of an interstellar phenomenon to generate energy from Earth has a series of strange side effects, but the man in charge of the project is too egotistical to shut it down.


Best of Thomas N. Scortia, The  (Doubleday, 1981.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Caution! Inflammable!  (Doubleday, 1975, Bantam, 1976.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Earthwreck!  (Gold Medal, 1974, Coronet, 1975.)


                A nuclear war wipes out all life on Earth.  Survivors on the US and Soviet space stations combine forces to create a viable colony on the moon.




Anthrax Mutation, The   (Pyramid, 1976.  Sphere, 1971, as Project Dracula.)


                An explosion destroys a germ warfare laboratory and releases a swarm of bats carrying a very deadly new form of anthrax.


Project Dracula.  (See The Anthrax Mutation.)




King of America, The  (Traveler's Companion, 1969.)


                Futuristic pornography.




Patchwork Devil, The (Titan, 2016.)


Sherlock Holmes meets Frankenstein's monster.




Gorgonites' Quest, The  (Dreamworks, 1998.)


A Small Soldiers book.


                Sequel to the movie, Small Soldiers.  A young boy discovers an island inhabited by the self aware toys who survived the events in the film.


Small Soldiers  (Dreamworks, 1998, based on the screenplay by Gavin Scott, Adam Rifkin, Ted Elliott, and Terry Rossio.)


A Small Soldiers book.


                Novelization for the film about two groups of toys who become self aware thanks to sophisticated computer chips, and set out to destroy each other.




How I Helped the Chicago Cubs (Finally) Win the World Series  (Aardwolf, 2005.)


                With the help of a time machine, a fan locates some topnotch players so the Cubs can win the series.




Way of War, The  (Long, 1907.)


                Future war between England and Germany.


SCOTT, HOLDEN  (Pseudonym of Ben Mezrich, whom see.)


Carrier, The  (St Martins, 1999.)


                While seeking a cure for cancer, a scientist develops a new virus that can melt the flesh off a human skeleton in a matter of seconds.




Hydra  (Fandemonium, ?)


A Stargate novel.


The exploration of alien worlds is complicated by traitors within the group.


Siren Song  (Fandemonium, ?)


A Stargate novel.


A bounty hunter disrupts an interstellar research project.


SCOTT, J.M.  (See collaboration with Robert Theobald.)




Passing for Human   (DAW, 1977, Women’s Press, ?)


                Futuristic satire featuring a woman of many talents in a bizarre version of our world.




Burning Bright  (Tor, 1993.)


                A would be game designer visits a planet that is dedicated to playing elaborate role playing games.  She eventually discovers that the game is real, and that she's caught in a struggle between two intelligent species vying for galactic domination.


Choice of Destinies, A  (Baen, 1986.)


                An alternate history novel in which Alexander the Great turns his attention to Rome and launches a war that will change the course of history forever.


Dreaming Metal  (Tor, 1997.)


                An illusionist who travels from planet to planet, entertaining with her cybernetic tricks, inadvertently creates a true artificial intelligence.


Dreamships  (Tor, 1992.)


                In order to navigate interstellar space, more sophisticated computers are installed.  Eventually the border between machine and self awareness is passed, triggering a crisis in human society.


Empress of Earth, The  (Baen, 1987, Gollancz, 1989.)


Silence Leigh #3.


                A brilliant young woman with extraordinary powers must find a way to reach sequestered Earth in order to gain a starship command of her own.


Five-Twelfths of Heaven  (Baen, 1985, Gollancz, 1988.)


Silence Leigh #1.


                In a distant future when Earth has been lost, a new physics is discovered that looks very much like a form of magic.  A young practitioner joins the crew of a starship in order to escape the repressive government under which she lives, and develops her abilities to manipulate this new force.


Game Beyond, The  (Baen, 1984.)


                An interstellar empire goes through a crisis when its leadership dies, and the struggle for power in the aftermath involves warfare as well as politics.


Garden, The  (Pocket, 1997.)


A Star Trek: Voyager novel.


The Voyager sends an away team to a mysterious planet that seems to promise great stores of supplies, but they get caught in a war with another race, and discover they can trust neither side in the conflict.


Jazz, The  (Tor, 2000.)


                The entertainment industry has gone high tech, but a couple of unconventional artists stumble across the dark truth hidden behind the media hype.


Kindly Ones, The  (Baen, 1987, Gollancz, 1990.)


                A space opera involving a repressive planetary government.


Mighty Good Road  (Baen, 1990.)


                An interstellar salvage crew is hired to recover the cargo of a starship that crashes on an unpopulated world.  The local lifeforms are hostile and deadly, and at least one of them has intelligence that rivals that of humans.  And just to make things interested, the protagonists discover that their employers aren't particularly interested in having them succeed.


Night Sky Mine  (Tor, 1996.)


                An orphan searches for a future for herself in a future in which virtual reality is an everyday fixture.


Proud Helios  (Pocket, 1995.)


A Star Trek: Deep Space Nine novel.


A pirate ship begins raiding shipping in the vicinity of the wormhole, endangering trade to Bajor.  Sisko and the Cardassians agree to cooperate, but when hostages are taken aboard the raider, Sisko must find a way to force the Cardassians to break off their attack.


Roads of Heaven, The  (Doubleday, 1988.)


                Omnibus of the Silence Leigh trilogy.


Shadow Man  (Tor, 1995.)


                Although the human race has split into five separate genders, on one planet it is mandatory that everyone choose either male or female, and the ensuing tension disrupts the life of an attorney.


Shapes of Their Hearts, The  (Tor, 1998.)


                Trouble arises on a colony world when the personality of a religious zealot is merged with that of a very advanced artificial intelligence.


Silence in Solitude  (Baen, 1986, Gollancz, 1989.)


Silence Leigh #2.


                A young woman has mastered the new art of manipulating reality.  She sets out to find lost Earth, which has been cut off from contact with the rest of the universe for many generations.


Trouble and Her Friends  (Tor, 1994.)


                A reformed hacker a century from now must track down the person who is impersonating her and committing computer crimes.


SCOTT, MICHAEL  (See also collaboration with Arnold Shimerman.)


Gemini Game  (O'Brien, 1993, Holiday House, 1993, Troll, 1996.)


                Two young game designers discover that someone is using their virtual reality system to commit crimes, so they immerse themselves to find the culprit.




Space Slaves  (Hustler, 1982.)


                Pornography about three astronauts who waken from suspended animation to find Earth dominated by sex starved women.




Love in the Time of Fridges  (Bantam, 2008.)


Appliances #2.


Conspiracy in a future when machines are sentient.


Outrageous Fortune  (Bantam, 2007.)


Appliances #1.


                Satire set in a future when household appliances have personalities.


SCOTT, WARWICK   (Pseudonym of Elleston Trevor, whom see.)


Domesday Story, The  (Davies, 1952.  Lion, 1953, as Doomsday.)


                Society adapts to the advent of super weaponry.


Doomsday  (See The Domesday Story.)




Renegade  (Ace, 1989.)


Robots and Aliens  #2.


                A human woman stranded on a planet of robots tries to prevent a war with an alien race.




Perfect World, The  (Nash & Grayson, 1922.)


                A journey underneath the Earth, followed by a trip to Jupiter.




Great War of 189-, The  (Heinemann, 1893.)


                Future war novel.




Symzonia  (Seymour, 1820.)


                A Utopia inside a hollow Earth.


SEAFORTH  (Pseudonym of George Foster, whom see.)


We Band of Brothers, Jenkins, 1939.


                Not seen.  Future war.




Last Great Naval War, The  (Cassell, 1892.)


                Future war novel.


SEAL, GYLA BETH  & TAYLOR, JANUARY  (See Royal Fireworks)


Works of Thy Hands  (Royal Fireworks, 1996.)


                Three unusually bright children discover that they are part of an illegal genetic experiment.




Creeping Evil, The  (Hutchinson, 1950.)


                A sea monster menaces the world.


Invisible Ships, The  (Hutchinson, 1950.)




SEAMARK  (See Austin J. Small.)


SEARLE, RONALD  (See collaboration with Geoffrey Williams.)




Astronaut, The  (Penguin, 1960, Pocket, 1962.)


                Humorous novel about a man fearful of heights who finds himself serving as an astronaut.


Big X, The  (Harper, 1959, Heinemann, 1959, Dell, 1960, Four Square, 1961.)


                A pilot joins the space program and agrees to test fly an experimental new rocket that could give the US the advantage in space.


Pentagon  (Bernard Geis, 1971, Paperback Library, 1972.)


                Marginal thriller about a plot within the Pentagon to undermine the civilian government of the US.


Pilgrim Project, The  (McGraw Hill, 1964, Allen, 1965, Crest, 1965, Mayflower, 1966.)


                Thriller about a secret space project.  Filmed as Countdown.


Soundling  (Ballantine, 1982.)


                Not seen.




Under the Flag of the Cross  (Clark, 1908.)


                Future war novel.




Red Planet Rising  (Crossway, 1995.)


                A colony on Mars erupts in strife when a new leader decides to eliminate all Christians.




Last Persecution, The  (Grant Richards, 1909.)


                China conquers all of Europe.




Floodland  (Dolphin, 1999, Delacorte, 2001, Dell Yearling, 2002.)


                A youngster is trapped when most of England sinks.  She escapes gangs and other dangers by sailing away in a stolen boat, then finds herself on another island with even more dangerous inhabitants.




There Will Never Be Another You  (Random House, 2006.)


                Marginal story about future terrorists.


SEE, N. 


Keepers, The  (Carlisle, 1998.)


                Two divers discover a secret that takes them to Mongolia and a secret enclave of visitors from another planet.




Armageddon 190-  (Kegan, Paul, 1907.)


                Future war between England and Germany.


SEGRIFF, LARRY  (See also collaboration with Steve Perry.)


Alien Dreams  (Baen, 1998.)


Tom Jenkins #2.


                A young boy has gotten his wish and become a member of the Space Guard, but even as he is attempting to adjust to his new life, it will change again with the arrival of an alien race.


Spacer Dreams  (Baen, 1995.)


Tom Jenkins #1.


                A foundling wishes to escape into space, but there doesn't seem to be any way for him to get there.  Then space pirates attack, and he's instrumental in defeating them, as a consequence of which he is admitted into the Space Guard.




Steel Terror  (Pocket, ?)


A Marvel comics novel.


Iron Man and the Avengers are faced with a challenge from Ultron, an invincible super robot.


SELBY, CURT  (Pseudonym of Doris Piserchia, whom see.)


I, Zombie  (DAW, 1982.)


                In the future, the recent dead can be partially revived, their bodies fitted with control devices that turn them into organic robots.  Or so it seems.  If no memory remains, however, why is someone determined to murder a woman who is already dead?




F.S.C.  (Novel, 1963. Novel, 1964, as The Pleasure Mongers.  Papillon, 1974, as Mr. Tomorrow.)


                In a vanilla future world where everyone conforms to the rules, a robust and ribald man searching for sex upsets things.


Mr. Tomorrow  (See F.S.C.)


Pleasure Mongers, The  (See F.S.C.)


Red Rape!  (Headline, 1960.)


                After the Communists conquer America, a group of victimized women escape into the wilderness and plot revenge against the invaders.


SELLIER, CHARLES E. JR.  (See also collaboration with Robert Weverka.)


SELLINGS, ARTHUR  (Pseudonym of Robert Arthur Ley.  See also Ray Luther.)


Junk Day  (Dobson, 1970.)


                An artist battles thugs in a post apocalyptic world.


Long Eureka, The  (Dobson, 1968.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Power of X, The  (Dobson, 1968, Berkley, 1970.)


                Matter duplication has become a reality, although it is very expensive.  Supposedly there is no difference between the original and the copy, until one art dealer discovers that he can sense the difference merely by touching the two versions.


Quy Effect, The  (Dobson, 1966, Berkley, 1967.)


                A scientist inadvertently discovers a power source so potentially deadly that he is universally reviled by a world fearful of what it will mean in a future war.


Silent Speakers.  (See Telepath.)


Telepath  (Ballantine, 1962. Dobson, 1963, Panther, 1965, as Silent Speakers.)


                The protagonist discovers by accident that he has telepathic powers.  Although he is initially frightened by the experience, he eventually decides to explore the possibilities.


Time Transfer and Other Stories  (Joseph, 1956, Compact, 1966.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Uncensored Man, The  (Dobson, 1964, Berkley, 1967.) 


                A scientist discovers that seemingly random strings of words from various sources are actually warnings being communicated to the world from an alternate dimension.




Children of the Damned  (Four Square, 1964, based on the screenplay by John Briley.)


                The world is startled to discover that there are six children with such extraordinary intelligence that they appear to be more than human.  Then people begin to fear that they are aliens, or a mutation that will wipe out its own race.




Prophecy  (Ballantine, 1979.)


                Concealed pollution from a paper mill has caused a number of animal forms in Maine to become mutated.  A handful of people are chased across a section of wilderness by an oversized, mutated bear.




King Kong  (Ace, 1977.)


                This is the screenplay of the remake of the classic monster movie.


SENARENS, LUIS P.  (see Macmillan sf book)




Born of Flame  (Atheneum, 1982.)


Spacebread #2.


                A feline alien tries to help a resident of a distant world escape his cruel master.


Double Disappearance of Walter Fozbek, The  (Hastings House, 1980, Avon Camelot, 1983.)


Fozbek #1.


                A youngster wakes up in the morning to discover he is the only human in a world of intelligent dinosaurs.


Loonie Louie Meets the Space Fungus  (Avon Camelot, 1991.)


                For younger readers.


Ralph Fozbek and the Amazing Black Hole Patrol  (Avon Camelot, 1986.)


Fozbek #2.




Spacebread  (Atheneum, 1981.)


Spacebread #1.


                An intelligent cat from another world becomes stranded on Earth.




Beast-Men of Ceres, The (Armchair, 2018, bound with Dawn to Dusk by Eando Binder. Magazine appearance 1929.)


Earth women are being kidnapped to the asteroid belt.


Dragons of Space (Armchair, 2016, bound with When the Atoms Failed by John W. Campbell Jr. Magazine appearance 1930.)


Immaterial creatures begin kidnapping humans.


Princess of Arelli, The ( Armchair, 2015, bound with He Fell Among Thieves by Milton Lesser. Magazine appearance 1930.)


Arelli #1.


An underground civilization on the moon.


Terrors of Arelli (Armchair, 2018, bound with Scylla's Daughter by Fritz Leiber. Magazine appearance 1930).


Monsters menace a civilization under the surface of the moon.




President's Plane Is Missing, The  (Doubleday, 1967, Dell, 1968.)


                Near future thriller about the disappearance of Air Force One during a crisis.




More Stories from the Twilight Zone  (Bantam, 1961.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


New Stories from the Twilight Zone  (Bantam, 1962, Corgi, ?)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Stories from the Twilight Zone  (Bantam, 1960, Corgi, ?)


                Collection of unrelated stories.




Argus Steps In  (Black Moss, 1990, translated from the French by David Homel.)


Argus #2.


                Further efforts by aliens to save humankind from itself.


Scorpion's Treasure, The  (Black Moss, 1990, translated from the French by Frances Morgan.)


Sword of Arhapal, The  (Black Moss, 1990, translated from the French by Frances Morgan.)


Those Who Watch Over Earth  (Black Moss, 1990, translated from the French by David Homel.)


Argus #1.


                Two humans are recruited by an alien organization seeking to prevent the human race from destroying itself.


SERPELL, CHRISTOPHER  (See collaboration with Douglas Brown.)




Question of Destiny, A  (Atheneum, 1986.)


                The son of a presidential candidate discovers that one of his father's advisors is actually an alien anthropologist studying the human race.


Stinker from Space  (Scribner, 1988, Juniper, 1989.)


Stinker #1.


                An alien stranded on Earth temporarily occupies the body of a skunk.  Befriended by some children, he finds is way back into space.  For younger readers.


Stinker's Return  (Scribner, 1993.)


Stinker #2.


                An alien who looks like a skunk returns to Earth for some new adventures.


Under Alien Stars  (Macmillan, 1990, Juniper, 1991.)


                A human child of a collaborator and the alien child of one of the conquerors of Earth overcome their dislike of one another to become friends and set in motion a change in the way the two species interact.


Weirdos of the Universe Unite!  (Atheneum, 1992.)


                Teenagers with very strange powers encounter avatars who warn them of an alien invasion.




Columbus of Space, A  (Dillingham, 1894, Appleton, 1911, Hyperion, 1974.)


                An inventor builds a spaceship and travels to the planet Venus where he has trouble with the local queen.


Edison's Conquest of Mars  (See Invasion of Mars.)


Invasion of Mars  (Powell, 1969, abridged.  Carcosa House, 1947, as Edison's Conquest of Mars.  Magazine version 1898.)


                A sequel to The War of the Worlds by H.G. Wells.  Humans recover following the death of the Martian invaders, and now they counterattack.


Moon Maiden, The  (Fantasy Press, 1978.)


                The inhabitants of the moon are  secretly shaping human civilization.


Moon Metal, The  (Harper, 1990.)


                Not seen.  A rare new metal found on the moon becomes incredibly valuable.


Second Deluge, The  (Grant Richards, 1912, McBride Nast, 1912, Hyperion, 1974.)


                A scientist discovers that the Earth is about to pass through a cloud of water which will drown all of the land, so he builds an enormous ark.




Brink, The  (Arthur Fields, 1976, Pyramid, 1977.)


                Marginal novel about a near nuclear war with China.




Reefsong  (Del Rey, 1991.)


                Following an accident, a woman is reconstructed so that she can breathe underwater.  She is then assigned to a waterworld to find some lost records.  Instead she discovers that the corporation which she works for is engaged in illegal exploitation of the colonists and its own employees.


SEVERN, DAVID  (Pseudonym of David Unwin.)


Future Took Us, The  (Bodley Head, 1957, Puffin, 1962.)


                Two youngsters are kidnapped into the future.




Coming Self-Destruction of the United States of America, The  (Souvenir, 1969, Zebra, 1971.)


                A future history in which internal tensions within American society eventually lead to a break down of law and order and the collapse of the government.




Herald, The  (McGraw Hill, 1981, Avon, 1984.)


                A genetically engineered plague begins wiping out all but a chosen few people scattered throughout the world.


Soldier Boy  (Pocket, 1982.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


SHADWELL, THOMAS  (Group pseudonym for John Gregory Betancourt, Arthur Byron Cover, and Tim Sullivan)


Dinosaur Trackers, The  (Harper, 1991.)


#4 in the multi-author Time Tours series.


Not seen.




Conquered Place, The  (Putnam, 1955.  Popular Library, undated, as The Naked and the Damned.)


                The United States has been defeated and occupied, religion outlawed, civil order disintegrated, and the moral order fading.


Naked and the Damned, The  (See The Conquered Place.)


SHAFFER, EUGENE CARL   (See also Gene Shaffer.)


Clones, The  (Decade, 1980.)


                A madman plans to use the science of cloning to achieve world domination.


Last Breath, The  (Papillon, 1974.  Decade, 1980, in slightly different form as Panic 7.)


                A combination of ecological disasters and a new plague coincide with several other minor crises to set up what appears to be the end of the world.


Panic 7  (See The Last Breath.)


SHAFFER, GENE  (See also Eugene Carl Shaffer.)


Countdown to Doomsday  (Carousel, 1982.)


                A satellite is launched into orbit by persons unknown, with a defensive system so advanced it cannot be stopped.  It begins bathing the Earth with its secret ray, which renders women infertile.


SHAHAR, ELUKI BES  (See also collaboration with Tom DeFalco. Also writes fantasy as Rosemary Edghill.)


Archangel Blues  (DAW, 1993.)


Hellflower #3.


                A smuggler and a fugitive provide the unlikely combination that will defeat a power hungry politician who is prepared to launch an interstellar war to further his agenda.


Darktraders  (DAW, 1992.)


Hellflower #2.


                An interstellar smuggler returns a young man to his home world, where they both face the violent politics of his people, the mystery of the whereabouts of their artificial intelligence ally, and the risk of being murdered by one of their many foes.


Hellflower  (DAW, 1991.)


Hellflower #1.


                A space pilot befriends a fugitive and finds that they have accumulated a large and determined group of enemies.  Capture means discovery of the fact that she has an advanced artificial intelligence aboard her ship.


Smoke and Mirrors  (Boulevard, 1997.)


A Marvel comics novel.


A plan to neutralize mutant powers appears to be part of a government program but is actually the result of a plot by a mysterious supervillain to eliminate the X-Men.




People of the Ruins, The  (Stokes, 1920, Collins, 1921, HiLo, 2012.)


                Civilization has given way to barbarism in the future when a time traveler arrives from the present.


SHANNON, FRED  (See William S. Ruben.)




Devil's Passkey, The  (Appleton Century Crofts, 1952, Signet, 1953.)


                Marginal detective story about a missing scientific formula that provides the means for producing a new, inexpensive narcotic drug.




What Happened to the Indians  (Shannon, 2000.)


Aliens attack Earth and lose.




It's Only Temporary  (Permuted Press, 2005.)


                When a meteor dooms the Earth, civilization collapses.




Mind Call  (Major, 1978.)


                Interstellar travel invariably causes crews to go insane, until one daring adventurer makes use of a radical and dangerous new device to overcome the difficulty.


Planet Without a Name  (Major, 1976.)


                Humans send a mission to an alien planet to negotiate friendly relations, but the envoys find themselves caught up in a war between surface dwellers and an amphibious race.




Time to Remember, A   (Random House, 1986, Signet, 1988.)


                A man whose brother died in Vietnam tries to prevent the war from happening by traveling back through time to prevent Oswald from assassinating Kennedy.  Much to his surprise, changing the course of history turns out to be more complicated than expected.




Gulliver's Fugitives  (Pocket, 1990.)


A Star Trek: Next Generation novel.


On the track of a missing starship, the Enterprise finds a lost colony that has made all works of fiction the ultimate crime.  The local authorities try to purge the ship of "contraband", and the crew gets caught between them and the rebels attempting to overthrow their tyranny.


SHARKEY, JACK  (Also writes Horror.)


Crispin Affair, The  (Armchair, 2012, bound with The Red Hell of Jupiter by Paul Ernest. Magazine appearance 1960.)


Claim jumping on an alien planet.


Secret Martians, The  (Ace, 1960, bound with Sanctuary in the Sky by John Brunner. Armchair, 2018, bound with Secret of the Flaming Ring by Rog Phillips.)


                The protagonist has an almost psychic ability to see the solution to myriad problems.  He is recruited by the government to go to Mars to investigate the disappearance of a small group of people, but his arrival is the catalyst for a startling change.


Ultimatium in 2050 A.D.  (Ace, 1965, bound with Our Man in Space by Bruce W. Ronald.  Armchair, 2010, and magazine title The Programmed People.)


                In a highly overpopulated future, one man and one woman learn the truth about the hospitals sprinkled about the world.  They don't cure people; they euthanize them to reduce the crowding.




Girl of Many Parts, A  (Dell Laurel, 1988.)


                A teenaged girl orders a duplicate herself from an intergalactic catalog.  At first things go well, with the duplicate doing the things she dislikes or isn't good at, but eventually the copy decides to displace the original.  For young adults.




Psyclone  (Barclay, 2001.


                A scientist clones his dead twin brother and forgets to include a soul.  The result – a monster that is eventually destroyed.  Anti-scientific, anti-cloning nonsense.




Liberation Run (Titan, 2019.)


A Captain Marvel novel.


A team of superheroes frees a planet with a repressive government.


SHATNER, WILLIAM  (Actually a pseudonym used by a wide variety of writers.  See notes below and collaborations  which follow.)


Ashes of Eden, The  (Pocket, 1995.)


A Star Trek novel.




Avenger  (Pocket, 1997.)  (Garfield & Judith Reeves-Stevens)


A Star Trek novel.


Spock is investigating the death of his father, who may have been murdered, and Kirk has come out of hiding to help track down the cause of a mysterious plague that is spreading throughout the Federation.


Beyond the Stars  (HarperPrism, 2000.)


Quest #4.


                A man with the power to mentally restructure time tries to find a place for himself in a fluid universe.


Captain's Blood  (Pocket, 2003.)  (Garfield & Judith Reeves-Stevens)


A Star Trek novel.


                Kirk and Picard investigate the apparent murder of Spock.


Captain's Glory  (Pocket, 2006.)  (Garfield & Judith Reeves-Stevens)


A Star Trek novel.


                The Federation is faced with war against an alien race that has conquered galaxies.


Collision Course  (Pocket, 2008.) (Garfield & Judith Reeves-Stevens.)


A Star Trek novel.


The adventures of young Kirk and Spock.


Dark Victory  (Pocket, 1999.)


A Star Trek novel.


                The alternate Kirk from the mirror universe where he is evil crosses into our timeline and hatches a plan of interuniversal conquest.  Kirk teams up with Picard and his old crewmates to defeat the invasion.


Delta Search  (HarperPrism, 1997.) (William Quick.)


Quest #2.


                The protagonist just wants to be a citizen of the Confederation of stars, but he discovers that there is a dark secret wrapped around his birth and finds himself a fugitive.


In Alien Hands  (Harper, 1997.) (William Quick.)


Quest #2.


                A man with genetically enhanced superpowers must stand between the world he has vowed to defend and an alien fleet determined to destroy the planet.


Law of War, The  (Ace, 2001.)  (Probably Chris Henderson.)


War #2.


                Things were just starting to look up for Mars under a new political leader when an old rivalry with a powerful Earthman threatens fresh chaos.


Man O' War  (Putnam, 1996, Ace, 1997.)  (Probably Chris Henderson.)


War #1.


                A career diplomat is sent to Mars to negotiate an end to a strike by miners, but he discovers instead an unrest that could lead to an independence movement and interplanetary war.


Odyssey  (Pocket, 1998.)


                Omnibus of Avenger, The Return, and The Ashes of Eden.


Preserver  (Pocket, 2000.) (Garfield & Judith Reeves-Stevens.)


A Star Trek novel.


                In the alternate universe where an evil version of Kirk exists, the good one is seemingly overpowered by his variant self, but is actually preparing to transform the other reality.


Return, The  (Pocket, 1997.)


A Star Trek novel.




Shadow Planet  (Avon Eos, 2002.)


Quest #5.


                A man with extraordinary mental powers has survived numerous dangers in the past.  Now a space captain, he uncovers a plot to limit humanity's expansion into space.


Spectre  (Pocket, 1998.)  (Garfield & Judith Reeves-Stevens.)


A Star Trek novel.


                Kirk and Picard are forced to act as a team when the Voyager appears to have returned to the known universe, though without half its crew.


Step into Chaos   (HarperPrism, 1999.)  (William Quick.)


Quest #3.


                Two alien empires, fearful that the human race is about to make an evolutionary leap forward, secretly form an alliance and prepare for war.


Tek Kill  (Ace, 1996.)  (Ron Goulart)


Tek #8.


                The detective protagonist must once again clear an innocent man, in this case his boss, who has been taped committing a murder even though he was not involved.


Teklab  (Putnam, 1991, Ace, 1993.)  (Ron Goulart.)


Tek #3.


                An American detective travels to London to search for his missing son, and finds himself caught in yet another plot involving high tech crime.


Teklords  (Ace, 1991.)  (Ron Goulart)


Tek #2.


                A tough detective takes on a case involving an artificial plague and android assassins.


Tek Money  (Ace, 1995.)  (Ron Goulart)


Tek #7.


                Our detective hero must discover who murdered one of his old associates, because his son has been accused of the crime and has an inadequate alibi.


Tek Net  (Ace, 1997.)


Tek #9


                The protagonist agrees to help his partner when the latter's wife disappears under mysterious circumstances.


Tek Power  (Ace, 1994.)  (Ron Goulart)


Tek #6.


                A big city detective uncovers a terrifying plot.  Criminals using advanced computers have developed an android which they plan to substitute for the President of the US.


Tek Secret  (Ace, 1993.)  (Ron Goulart)


Tek #5.


                A detective takes on what should be a relatively simple missing persons case, and travels from the city into the more rural part of future America.  He discovers that high tech criminals have spread from the urban centers.


Tek Vengeance  (Ace, 1993.) (Ron Goulart)


Tek #4.


                When the protagonist's girlfriend is targeted by high tech criminals because of her plans to testify against them, a tough detective sets out on a mission of vengeance.


TekWar  (Putnam, 1989, Ace, 1990.)  (Ron Goulart)


Tek #1.


                In a high technology future, war is waged secretly using computers, virtual reality, and other devices generally hidden from public view.




Captain’s Glory  (Pocket, 2006.)


A Star Trek novel.


                Kirk must deal with another alien presence.


Captain's Peril, The  (Pocket, 2002.)


A Star Trek novel.


                While vacationing on Bajor, Kirk and Picard find themselves being stalked by a murderer.


Collision Course  (Pocket, 2007.)


A Star Trek novel.


A young Kirk gets into trouble with the law.


SHAVER, RICHARD S. (See collaboration which follows.)


I Remember Lemuria and the Return of Sathanas  (Venture, 1948.)


                Collection of the two stories.


Shaver Mystery Book Seven, The (Armchair, 2017.)


Collection of related stories.


Shaver Mystery Book Six, The (Armchair, 2015.)


Collection of related stories.


Sun-Smiths, The  (Armchair, 2018, bound with The Opposite Factor by Chester S. Geier. Magazine appearance 1952.)


An interstellar conspiracy.




Ice City of the Gorgon (Armchair, 2011, bound with When the World Tottered by Lester Del Rey. Magazine appearance 1948.)


The legend of the gorgon rationalized.




Better Mantrap, A  (Gollancz, 1982.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Between Two Worlds  (?, 1986.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Ceres Solution, The  (Gollancz, 1982, DAW, 1984.)


                A race of humanlike aliens with much greater lifespans has come to Earth and is living secretly among us, observing.  Then the asteroid Ceres moves inexplicably out of orbit, and the secret can no longer be kept.


Cosmic Kaleidoscope  (Gollancz, 1976, Doubleday, 1977, Dell, 1979, Pan, ?)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Dagger of the Mind  (Gollancz, 1979, Pan, 1981,  Ace, 1982.)


                A man participating in a series of experiments in telepathy begins to experience strange visions and finds his grip on reality fading.


Dark Night in Toyland  (Gollancz, 1989.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Dimensions  (See Warren Peace.)


Fire Pattern  (Gollancz, 1984, Grafton, 1985, DAW, 1986.)


                A reporter reluctantly sets out to cover a story of spontaneous human combustion, even though he believes it to be a hoax.  Instead his investigation reveals evidence that it is actually the manifestation of alien intervention on Earth, preparatory to an invasion.


Fugitive Worlds, The  (Gollancz, 1990, Baen, 1990.)


Overland #3.


                A mysterious crystal disk is growing between two worlds that share a common atmosphere, threatening the civilization that spans them both.


Galactic Tours  (Proteus, 1981.)


                Not seen.


Ground Zero Man  (Avon, 1971, Corgi, 1976.  Gollancz, 1985, Panther, 1985, revised as The Peace Machine.)


                An unprepossessing man invents a device which could literally destroy the world.  Agents of various world governments pursue him, some to kill him, others to acquire the knowledge for themselves.


Killer Planet  (Gollancz, 1989.)


                Teenagers explore a planet which is rumored to kill everyone who lands.


Medusa's Children   (Doubleday, 1977, Gollancz, 1977, Dell, 1980, Pan, ?)


                A series of adventures inside a strange planetoid that is actually liquid.


Messages Found in an Oxygen Bottle  (NESFA, 1986, bound with Between Two Worlds by Terry Carr, which is not SF.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Night Walk  (Banner, 1967, Avon, 1970, New English Library, 1970, Dell, 1979.)


                A man who possesses uncomfortable secrets about a government agency is blinded and exiled to a swamp world.  There he develops a psi power, the ability to see through the eyes of others, which enables him to escape and exact retribution.


One Million Tomorrows  (Ace, 1970, gollancz, 1971.)


                Immortality has been achieved, but those who take the drug are no longer fertile.  The protagonist is the first to try a new treatment that may get around the problem, but he finds his life threatened by mysterious figures prepared to murder him rather than let the experiment proceed.


Orbitsville   (Gollancz, 1975, Ace, 1977, Pan, ?.)


Orbitsville #1.


                Space explorers discover an enormous artificial world, in the interior of which is a habitable land.  Is it safe to colonize, and who or what built it in the first place?  And for what purpose?  It encloses its own sun and has a land area more than a billion times that of Earth.


Orbitsville Departure  (Orbit, 1983, Gollancz, 1983, Ace, 1985.)


Orbitsville #2.


                A man determined to gain vengeance travels to a gigantic artificial world in search of his enemy, and discovers some of the truth about the origin of that structure.


Orbitsville Judgment  (Gollancz, 1990.)


Orbitsville #3.


                The gigantic habitat is transformed thanks to alien intervention.


Other Days, Other Eyes  (Ace, 1972, Gollancz, 1972, Pan, ?)


                A novel about the discovery of slow glass, a form of glass through which light passes so slowly that it can be used to record scenes secretly, leading to blackmail and other maneuvering.


Palace of Eternity, The  (Ace, 1969, Gollancz, 1970.)


                A war between humans and an alien race is turning against Earth.  Desperately, they move military headquarters to a remote planet that has been spared the trouble of war in the past, and involve a retired military officer in the final battle.


Peace Machine, The   (See Ground Zero Man.)


Ragged Astronauts, The  (Gollancz, 1986, Baen, 1988.)


Overland #1.


                Two planets are so close that they share a common atmosphere.  When a deadly alien species endangers the human inhabitants of one world, they decide to migrate using balloons to the other planet.


Shadow of Heaven  (Avon, 1969, New English Library, 1970, Corgi, 1978, Gollancz, 1991.)


                An orbiting habitat is supposedly managed by robots with no human occupants.  A visitor discovers that it has a hidden human population, descended into savagery, but possessing a weapon that can menace the entire Earth.


Ship of Strangers  (Gollancz, 1978,  Ace, 1979, Pan, ?)


                Episodic adventure of space explorers encountering bizarre lifeforms on different worlds, originally published as separate stories.


Terminal Velocity  (See Vertigo.)


Tomorrow Lies in Ambush  (Gollancz, 1973, Ace, 1973.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Two-Timers, The  (Ace, 1968, Gollancz, 1969, Pan, ?)


                A perfectly ordinary man is confronted by his apparent doppelganger, a man who claims that he is the original and that he wants his life back.


Vertigo  (Gollancz, 1978, Ace, 1979, Pan, ?  Gollancz, 1981, revised as Terminal Velocity.)


                An astronaut has been unable to resume his career after an attack nearly killed him and left him mentally scarred.  Now he must overcome his fears in order to thwart a sinister group plotting against the government.


Warren Peace  (Gollancz, 1993.  Gollancz, 1994, as Dimensions.)


Warren Peace #2.


                Farcical story involving alternate universes, immortality, and bad jokes.


Who Goes Here?  (Gollancz, 1977, Ace, 1978, Pan, ?)


Warren Peace #1.


                A humorous look at the interplanetary version of the French Foreign Legion.  A member of an interstellar exploratory group suffers from amnesia and must search for his own past while avoiding being killed by a variety of creatures from other worlds.


Wooden Spaceships, The    (Gollancz, 1988, Baen, 1988, Futura, 1989.)


Overland #2.


                Interplanetary war breaks out between two planets so close to one another that they share the same atmosphere.


Wreath of Stars, A  (Doubleday, 1976, Gollancz, 1976, Dell, 1978, Pan, ?.)


                A phantom planet from an alternate universe passes through the solar system.  Most people forget about it after it's gone, but the protagonist doesn't have that luxury.  He has seen strange creatures hiding below ground and realizes that something has crossed between worlds.


SHAW, BRIAN  (House pseudonym.)


Argentis  (Curtis Warren, 1952. )  (E.C. Tubb.)


                Various parties contend for control of an ancient alien ship.


Lost World  (Curtis Warren, 1953.)  (Brian Holloway.)


                An attempt to split the world in two so that rival philosophies can exist separately.


Ships of Vero  (Curtis Warren, 1952.)  (David O'Brien.)


                The sun goes out, threatening the entire universe in this scientifically illiterate adventure.


Z Formations  (Curtis Warren, 1953.)  (John Russell Fearn.)


                The discovery of a stranded UFO leads a group of people on a journey to the stars.


SHAW, BRYAN  (Pseudonym of John Russell Fearn, whom see.)


Z Formations  (Curtis, 1953.)


                A flying saucer conveys several people to an adventure filled planet in another star system.


SHAW, DAVID  (Pseudonym of David Griffiths.  See also King Lang and Gil Hunt.)


Laboratory X  (Curtis Warren, 1950.)


                First contact with an alien race that is a distorted mirror image of humanity.


Planet Federation, Curtis Warren, 1950.


                Ugly aliens have conquered Earth, but the resistance eventually overthrows them.


Space Men, Curtis Warren, 1951.


                A group of renegades are brought to justice.




Envoy to the Dog Star  (Ace, 1969, bound with Shock Wave by Walt & Leigh Richmond.)


                Scientists breed a dog as intelligent as a human being and use it as the pilot for the first interstellar flight.  Unfortunately for them, they didn't predict that the dog would have ideas of his own upon arriving.




Astrosex  (Midwood, 1970.)


                Pornography about sex in space.




Attack of the Baby Godzillas  (Scholastic, 1998, based on the screenplay by Dean Devlin and Roland Emmerich.)


                Young readers' adaptation of part of the Godzilla movie.




Saturn's Children (In Star Trek Mirror Universe, Pocket, 2007.)


A Star Trek Deep Space Nine novel.


Kira struggles to save her people in an alternate universe where the Federation has fallen.




Cresten, Queen of the Toltus.  (See Under the Auroras.)


Under the Auroras  (Excelsior, 1888.  Reprinted in 1892 as Cresten, Queen of the Toltus.)


                Adventures underground.




Everfair (Tor, 2016.)


Alternate history with touches of Steampunk set in a mythical African nation.


Filter House


Collection of unrelated stories.


SHAWN, FRANK S.   (Pseudonym of Ron Goulart, whom see.)




Enchanted Diamond, The  (?, 1894.)


                A lost race novel.


Wonderful Electric Man, The  (?, 1899.)


                Euthanasia is used to control the growth of the population.




ESP McGee to the Rescue  (Avon Camelot, 1984.)




SHEA, HUNTER (Also writes Horror.)


Loch Ness Revenge (Severed, 2016.)


Two siblings track down the Loch Ness Monster.


They Rise (Severed Press, 2015.)


Prehistoric sea creatures return.


Tortures of the Damned (Pinnacle, 2015.)


Anarchy following World War III.




Off Rock (Titan, 2017.)


An interstellar hustler's adventures.


SHEA, MICHAEL  (Also writes Fantasy.)


Extra, The  (Tor, 2010.)


In the near future, Hollywood's monster films are designed to actually kill some of the actors.




Tomorrow's Men  (Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1982.)


                A future England is split up among various military factions.




Eye in the Pyramid, The  (Dell, 1975, Sphere, 1976.)


Illuminatus #1.


                Opening volume of a wild trilogy about the various secret societies that live hidden within our own society, possessing arcane knowledge, secretly manipulating the world.


Golden Apple, The  (Dell, 1975, Sphere, 1976.)


Illuminatus #2.


                A detective gathers information indicating a secret worldwide conspiracy that plans to release a new plague to decimate the population.


Illuminatis Trilogy, The  (Dell, 1984.)


                Omnibus of the trilogy.


Leviathan  (Dell, 1975, Sphere, 1976.)


Illuminatus #3.


                A policeman discovers that the Mafia is actually controlled by an ageless, worldwide conspiracy to control human destiny.




Cloning  (Walker, 1972, Pinnacle, 1974.)


                A man subject to strange dreams and an illogical aversion to androids discovers that he is a clone.




Dalek (Target, 2021, based on 2005 screenplay.)


A Doctor Who novel.


The Doctor finds the last surviving Dalek.


SHECKLEY, ROBERT  (See also collaboration with Harry Harrison.)


Alchemical Marriage of Alistair Crompton, The  (See Crompton Divided.)


Alien Harvest  (Bantam, 1995.)


An Aliens novel.


A dying entrepreneur and a professional thief team up to launch an illegal expedition to steal a substance a rival corporation is harvesting from the bodies of aliens.  With a rebellious crew, they arrive on a remote planet and begin their operation, assisted by a robot simulacrum of the aliens, but treachery threatens to kill them all.


Alien Starswarm  (Dime, 1990.)


                Short story published as a pamphlet.


Call to Arms, A  (Del Rey, 1999, from the script by J. Michael Straczynski.)


A Babylon 5 novel.


                Although the Shadows are gone, one of their allied races has found a working planet buster and is determined to destroy Earth.  Sheridan and an alien thief team up to thwart them, although Earth is nonetheless contaminated with a biological weapon.


Can You Feel Anything When I Do This?  (Doubleday, 1971, Gollancz, 1972, DAW, 1974.  Pan, 1974, as The Same to You Doubled.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Citizen in Space  (Ballantine, 1955, New English Library, 1969, Ace, 1978.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Collected Short Fiction Volume 1  (Pulphouse, 1991.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Collected Short Fiction Volume 2  (Pulphouse, 1991.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Collected Short Fiction Volume 3  (Pulphouse, 1991.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Collected Short Fiction Volume 4  (Pulphouse, 1991.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Collected Short Fiction Volume 5  (Pulphouse, 1991.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Crompton Divided  (Holt, Rinehart, & Winston, 1978, Bantam, 1979.  Joseph, 1978, as The Alchemical Marriage of Alistair Crompton.)


                A man with multiple personalities is split into three, each with its own body, each dispatched to a different planet to make a life.  Having grown to maturity, one of the three personas now decides to reunite himself with his alternate selves.


Dimension of Miracles  (Dell, 1968, Gollancz, 1969, Ace, 1979.)


                Humorous story about a man who wins an intergalactic prize, but in the process loses track of which of many alternative Earths is actually his home world.


Dimensions of Sheckley  (NESFA, 2002.)


                Omnibus of Immortality Inc., Journey Beyond Tomorrow, Mindswap, Minotaur Maze, and Dimension of Miracles.


Dramocles  (Holt, Rinehart, Winston, 1983, New English Library, 1984.)


                A planetary ruler who believes he has a greater destiny sets out with good intentions and ends up starting an interstellar war and causing other problems.


Hunter/Victim  (Signet, 1988, Methuen, 1988.)


Hunt #3.


                In a future where it is legal to hunt others, a man whose wife died in a terrorist attack agrees to engage in a hunt with an arms dealer as his target.


Immortality Delivered  (See Immortality, Inc.)


Immortality, Inc.  (Avalon, 1958, as Immortality Delivered.   Bantam, 1959, Gollancz, 1963, Ace, 1978.  Magazine title The Time Killers.)


                Filmed as Freejack.  A century from now, immortality is a fact of life, but sinister forces make use of the procedure to hijack bodies.


Is That What People Do?  (Holt Rinehart, 1984.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Journey Beyond Tomorrow  (Gollancz, 1962, Signet, 1962, Corgi, 1966, Dell, 1969.  Sphere, 1978, Ace, 1979, under the title The Journey of Joenes.  Magazine title Journey of Joenes.)


                Satiric novel set in the future when superstition has replaced knowledge.  A young man goes on a voyage of discovery through a bizarre version of our world.


Laertian Gamble, The  (Pocket, 1995.)


A Star Trek: Deep Space Nine novel.


Dr. Bashir agrees to gamble in Quark's place as the agent of a Laertian visitor, unaware of the fact that she has mastered a theoretical science that alters the rules of chance in her favor.  When he tries to back out, an armed ship arrives to force the play to continue, even at the cost of the entire station.


Masque of Manana, The  (NESFA, 2005.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Mindswap  (Delacorte, 1966, Gollancz, 1966, Dell, 1967, Mayflower, 1968, Orb, 2006.)


                A man's personality is switched into a different body.


Notions: Unlimited  (Bantam, 1960.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Options  (Pyramid, 1975, Pan, 1977.)


                Spoof of SF adventures involving a man whose spaceship is disabled.  Stranded on a bizarre alien planet, he sets off on a trek to an outpost where he can find repair parts.


People Trap, The  (Dell, 1968, Gollancz, 1969.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


People Trap, The and Mindswap  (Ace, 1988.)


                Omnibus of the two titles.


Pilgrimage to Earth  (Bantam, 1957, Corgi, 1959.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Robert Sheckley Omnibus, The (Gollancz, 1973.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Robot Who Looked Like Me, The  (Sphere, 1978, Bantam, 1982.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Same to You Doubled, The  (See Can You Feel Anything When I Do This?)


Shards of Space  (Bantam, 1962, Corgi, 1962.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Status Civilization, The  (Signet, 1960, New English Library, 1967, Dell, 1968. Armchair, bound with The Last Plea by Robert Bloch.  Magazine title Omega.)


                A man who sins against the repressive society of Earth is exiled to a prison planet where he discovers an entire culture dedicated to the glorification of "evil".


Status Civilization and Notions: Unlimited, The  (Ace, 1979.)


                Omnibus of the two books.


Store of Infinity  (Bantam, 1960.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Store of the Worlds  (NYRB, 2012.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


10th Victim, The  (Ballantine, 1965, Mayflower, 1966. Novelization partially of the screenplay by Tonino Guerra, Giorgio Salvioni, Ennio Flalano, and Elio Petri, based on an original short story by Sheckley.)


Hunt #1.


                As a way of blowing off steam, the governments of the world have legalized murder within the context of legal human hunts  under license.


Uncanny Tales  (Five Star, 2003.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Untouched by Human Hands  (Ballantine, 1954, Cassell, 1955.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Victim Prime  (Signet, 1987, Methuen, 1987.)


Hunt #2.


                A group of people travel to a remote island to escape the dissolution of Earth's ecology and make a fortune for themselves by surviving a series of organized human hunts.


Watchbird  (Pulphouse, 1990.)


                Not seen.


Wonderful World of Robert Sheckley, The  (Bantam, 1979, Sphere, 1980.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


SHEDLEY, ETHAN I.  (Pseudonym of Boris Beiser.)


Earth Ship & Starsong  (Viking, 1979, Popular Library, 1981.)


                Mishmash in which Earth is dying because of pollution.  An effort to find another world creates a black hole that wipes out entire alien races and makes the human race the scourge of the galaxy.




Abyss of Wonders, The  (Polaris, 1953.)


                A lost race novel.


One Gift, The  (Fantasy House, 1974.)


                Short story in pamphlet form.




Resistance  (Doubleday, 2008.)


A resistance movement fights the German occupation of England during World War II.


SHEFFIELD, CHARLES  (See also collaboration which follows.)


Aftermath  (Bantam, 1998.)


Supernova #1.


                The supernova of Alpha Centauri destroys the ecology of Earth, shatters civilization, and sets various groups of survivors on disparate missions.


Amazing Dr. Darwin, The  (Baen, 2002.)


                Collection of related stories about the adventures of Charles Darwin's father.


Between the Strokes of Night  (Baen, 1985, Headline, 1987.  Baen, 2002, expanded.)


                Following a nuclear war, Earth is abandoned.  Survivors elsewhere in the solar system eventually colonize the stars.  Then visitors arrive from earth, immortal, prepared to transform their cousins, and help face a threat to the entire species.


Billion Dollar Boy, The  (Tor, 1997, Starscape, 2003.)


                A spoiled rich kid is erroneously sent to a mining world where he learns much about life before being rescued.


Brother to Dragons  (Easton, 1992, Baen, 1992.)


                One determined man eventually manages to save the day when sentient machines threaten to overwhelm all living creatures.


Cold As Ice  (Tor, 1992.)


Solar War #1.


                In the aftermath of a devastating war that ravaged much of the solar system, an attempt to found a new colony on Europa causes political tensions and a threat of renewed conflict.


Compleat McAndrew, The  (Baen, 2000.)


                Collection of related stories about an inventor.


Convergence  (?, 1997.)


                Not seen.


Convergent Series  (Baen, 1998.)


                Omnibus of Summertide and Divergence.


Cyborg from Earth, The  (Tor, 1998, Starscape, 2003.)


                A teenager who washed out of the space program is nevertheless picked for a dangerous mission in outer space.


Dancing with Myself  (Baen, 1993.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Dark As Day  (Tor, 2002.)


Solar War #3.


                In the aftermath of a war that nearly destroyed the human race, individuals on Earth and elsewhere in the solar system struggle to shape human destiny, and discover the existence of extraterrestrial intelligence.


Divergence  (Del Rey, 1991, Easton, 1991, Gollancz, 1991.)


Heritage Universe #2.


                While exploring the supposedly abandoned structures of an alien culture on a far world, a group of people discover a series of traps and tests.


Ganymede Club, The  (Tor, 1995.)


Solar War #2.


                A woman flees to the moons of Jupiter to find a new life when a savage war devastates many of the human colonies scattered throughout the solar system.


Georgia on My Mind and Other Places  (Tor, 1995.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Godspeed  (Tor, 1993.)


                A space colony becomes isolated from Earth.  With limited spaceflight, they are hard put to deal with space pirates, to say nothing of the local climate.


Heritage Universe, The  (Guild America, 1992.)




Hidden Variables  (Ace, 1981.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Lady Vanishes and Other Oddities of Nature, The  (Five Star, 2002.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


McAndrew Chronicles, The  (Tor, 1983.  Tor, 1993, expanded as One Man's Universe.)


                Collection of related stories about an inventor.


Mind Pool, The  (See Brother to Dragons.)


My Brother's Keeper  (Ace, 1982, Baen, 2000.)


                After a plane crash, a man has bits of his brother's brain implanted in his skull.  Then he begins experiencing memories that aren't his, and eventually sets out to complete a mission his brother had been secretly involved with.


Nimrod Hunt, The  (Baen, 1986, Headline, 1988.  Baen, 1993, expanded as The Mind Pool)


                An exciting chase through the stars.


One Man's Universe  (See The McAndrew Chronicles.)


Proteus Combined  (Baen, 1994.  Guild America, 1989, as Proteus Manifest.)


                Omnibus of Proteus Unbound and Sight of Proteus.


Proteus in the Underworld  (Baen, 1995.)


Proteus #3.


                Bizarre and vicious new lifeforms are appearing throughout the solar system.  If these creatures have evolved from human tissues, now able to reshape themselves at will, then the law prohibits their destruction.


Proteus Manifest.  (See Proteus Combined.)


Proteus Unbound  (Ace, 1989, New English Library, 1989.)


Proteus #2.


                As humanity expands into the universe, it makes use of a technology that allows bodies to be reshaped.  But then the outer colonies begin to experience inexplicable technological failures, and one man from Earth must investigate.


Putting up Roots  (Tor, 1997, Starscape, 2003.)


                Two teenagers are sent to a distant colony world where they are the first to contact an indigenous intelligent lifeform whose existence was not previously suspected.


Resurgence  (Baen, 2002.)


Heritage Universe #5.


                A group of individuals are called upon to investigate a mysteriously cold body in space, evidence that artificial intelligences are still active in the universe.


Sight of Proteus  (Ace, 1978, Sidgwick & Jackson, 1980.)


Proteus #1.


                Technology advances so greatly that humanity now has control over their very bodies, with the ability to alter them to any reasonable shape desired.  An unauthorized experiment leads to a journey into space, and an encounter with other intelligences.


Spheres of Heaven, The  (Baen, 2001.)


                A race of pacifist aliens quarantines the planet Earth.  As the human military discovers a way to break the quarantine, some mysterious force elsewhere in the galaxy begins stealing entire starships.


Starfire  (Bantam, 1999.)


Supernova #2.


                Efforts are being made to build a shield in space to protect what remains of civilization from a storm of particles from the supernova of Alpha Centauri.  But someone is murdering key people to hold up the operation.


Summertide  (Del Rey, 1990, Gollancz, 1990.)


Heritage Universe #1.


                Scientists and others flock to an unstable star system where the local planet is about to undergo a very rare change.  The scientists hope to discover the truth about the aliens who left structures on that world, and the others have varied motives of their own.


Tomorrow and Tomorrow  (Bantam, 1997.)


                A man puts himself into suspended animation, but something goes wrong and when he is finally revived, the world has changed irrevocably.


Trader's World  (Del Rey, 1988, New English Library, 1989.)


                In the aftermath of a world war, an organization known as the Traders emerges to negotiate settlements among the surviving political entities.  One of their agents is grateful for his new career, until he discovers that the Traders have a secret agenda of their own.


Transcendence  (Del Rey, 1992, Gollancz, 1992.)


Heritage Universe #3.


                Exploration of an alien artifact results in the release of malevolent aliens who have been in suspended animation for countless years.  Now they are at large in the universe, and threatening to bring back the reign of terror they inflicted before humans even existed.


Transvergence  (Baen, 1999.)


                Omnibus of Transcendance and Convergence.


Vectors  (Ace, 1979.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Web Between the Worlds, The  (Ace, 1979, Sidgwick & Jackson, 1980, Del Rey, 1988.  Baen, 2001 is revised.)


                The story of the construction of the first Skyhook, literally a physical structure that connects the surface of the Earth to an orbiting habitat.




Higher Education  (Tor, 1996.)


                A teenager is thrown out of school and reluctantly accepts a job as an asteroid miner.  There he quickly matures, finds his true calling, and solves a murder in the process.




Unman/Kovrigin's Chronicles, The  (Macmillan, 1980, Collier, 1981, translated from the Russian by Antonina W. Bouis, Alice Stone Nakhimovsky, and Alexander Nakhimovsky.)


                Two unrelated short novels.


SHELDON, LEE  (Pseudonym of Wayne Cyril Lee.)


Doomed Planet  (Avalon, 1967.)




SHELDON, ROY  (House pseudonym.)


Atoms in Action  (Hamilton, 1953.)  (H.J. Campbell.)


Shiny Spear #6.


                Adventures in another star system.


Beam of Terror  (Hamilton, 1951.) (H.J. Campbell.)


Shiny Spear #3.


                Mind control traps astronauts among the moons of Saturn.


Energy Alive  (Hamilton, 1951.)  (H.J. Campbell.)


Shiny Spear #2.


                An expedition to the heart of the galaxy encounters a creature made of energy.


Gold Men of Aureus  (Hamilton, 1951.)


                Space travelers find a hidden race of hostile golden men on Mars.


House of Entropy  (Hamilton, 1953.) (H.J. Campbell.)


Shiny Spear #7.


                On a far world, a single entity with immense mental powers controls the entire population.


Mammoth Man  (Hamilton, 1952.)  (H.J. Campbell.)


Prehistory #1.


                A caveman survives as the mammoths go crazy.


Menacing Sleep, The  (Hamilton, 1952.)  (H.J. Campbell.)


                A detective has to uncover the source of a subtle and insidious attack against the population of Earth.


Metal Eater, The  (Hamilton, 1954.)  (E.C. Tubb.)


                A mysterious mental power prevents people from exploiting a mysterious planet.


Moment Out of Time  (Hamilton, 1952.)  (H.J. Campbell.)


                A group of time travelers are marooned in the Jurassic age.


Phantom Moon  (Hamilton, 1951.) (H.J. Campbell.)


Shiny Spear #1.


                A space crew gets caught between two warring races among the moons of Saturn.


Plastic Peril, The  (Hamilton, 1952.) (H.J. Campbell.)


Shiny Spear #4.


                Explorers on a distant world encounter bizarre life forms.


Space Warp  (Hamilton, 1952.)


                Aliens from another dimension enter our world in the jungles of Brazil.


Star of Death  (Hamilton, 1952.)  (H.J. Campbell.)


Shiny Spear #5.


                Journey to a planet dominated by intelligent dinosaurs.


Two Days of Terror  (Hamilton, 1952.)  (H.J. Campbell.)


Prehistory #2.


                Adventure in the days of the mammoths.




Beast, The  (Gold Medal, 1980.)


                 The search for an abominable snowman takes a strange turn when the creature is revealed to be intelligent and crafty.


Country Beyond the Curve, The (Armchair, 2015, bound with Empire by Clifford D. Simak. Magazine appearance 1950.)


An experiment sends a man into an alternate reality.




Last Man, The  (Colbourn, 1826, Carey, Lea & Blanchard, 1833, Grey Walls, 1954, Bison, 1965, University of Nebraska, 1965, Hogarth, 1985, Bison, 2005.).


                A plague wipes out most of the population of Europe.


SHELLEY, RICK  (Note that the Second Commonwealth and Dirigent Mercenary Corps series are set in the same universe.)


Buchanan Campaign, The  (Ace, 1995.)


Second Commonwealth #1.


                A fiercely independent planet prepares conventional and guerilla style resistance when a large space power lands troops and attempts to take control.


Captain  (Ace, 1999.)


Dirigent Mercenary Corps #3


                A mercenary officer finally finds the woman he intends to marry, but then is shipped out to help suppress a civil war on a distant world.  Unfortunately, he discovers that his briefing concealed the truth about what is happening on that planet.


Colonel  (Ace, 2000.)


Dirigent Mercenary Corps #6.


                A nonconforming military officer gets involved with the protection of a research oriented planet in the face of an invasion.


Deep Strike  (Ace, 2002.)


Spec Ops Squad #2.


                An integrated human/alien military force is sent to invade a hostile world.


Fires of Coventry, The  (Ace, 1996.)


Second Commonwealth #2.


Another planet seeks to regain its freedom by defeating and driving away invaders from another star system.


Holding the Line  (Ace, 2001.)


Spec Ops Squad #1.


                The protagonist is given the job of forging an effective fighting unit out of a disparate group of alien volunteers, some of whom hate each other.


Jump Pay  (Ace, 1995.)


13th Spaceborne #3.


                The lesser of two warring powers launches a pre-emptive strike against a planet where supplies are being stockpiled in anticipation of a major invasion.


Lieutenant  (Ace, 1998.)


Dirigent Mercenary Corps #2.


                A young officer in a mercenary group learns the requirements and burdens of leadership when he leads troops into combat for the first time.


Lieutenant Colonel  (Ace, 2000.)


Dirigent Mercenary Corps #5.


                A crack military unit is sent to protect a mining planet from aggression.


Major  (Ace, 1999.)


Dirigent Mercenary Corps #4.


                A mercenary group is on a training mission on a backwater planet when a mysterious enemy attacks the planet.  The officer in charge must use relatively inexperienced troops to defend the local population.


Officer Cadet  (Ace, 1998.)


Dirigent Mercenary Corps #1.


                A young officer candidate is expelled from training unfairly.  Determined to prove his worth, he joins a mercenary group and has his first taste of real interplanetary combat.


Return to Camerein  (Ace, 1998.)


Second Commonwealth #3.


                The end of a major interstellar war seems to be approaching, but the fate of a sparsely populated resort world leads to the final battle.


Side Show  (Ace, 1994.)


13th Spaceborne #2.


                A top secret scientific group has been captured when the Hegemony annexed one of the free worlds.  A small but finely tuned military group is sent to rescue the scientists from behind enemy lines.


Sucker Punch  (Ace, 2003.)


Spec Ops #3.


                A battered military unit is stationed on what should be a relatively peaceful world that is preparing disparate aliens to fight together, but things are never as simple as they are meant to be.


Until Relieved  (Ace, 1994.)


13th Spaceborne #1.


                Two rival empires are battling for control of the galaxy, and the Accord of Free Worlds musters its own forces to maintain its neutrality.  Then one of the major powers starts attacking independent worlds, and a small military group must hold them at bay until reinforcements can arrive.




Chasing the Cosmic Wind  (Sterling House, 1998.)


                Aliens crash into the Pacific ocean and take control of human bodies, although they are not malevolent in nature.  One communicates with his host, breaking a rule of his species.




Stowaway to the Moon  (Doubleday, 1973.)


                Not seen.




Lights Out in the Reptile House  (Norton, 1990, Avon, 1991.)


                A teenager tries to stay out of sight in a totalitarian future.




Barnacle Bill the Spacer and Other Stories  (Orion, 1997.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Beast of the Heartland and Other Stories  (Four Walls Eight Windows, 1999.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Ends of the Earth, The  (Arkham House, 1991, Millennium, 1994.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Father of Stones, The  (WSFA, 1989.)




Green Eyes  (Ace, 1984, Chatto & Windus, 1986, Millennium, 1998.)


                In a future where the dead can be brought to life and made to work, one of the resurrected rebels against his situation and travels a violent trail to freedom.


Jaguar Hunter, The  (Arkham House, 1987, Paladin, 1988, Bantam, 1989, Four Walls, Eight Windows, 2001.  Paladin, 1988, has slightly different contents.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Life During Wartime  (Bantam, 1987, Grafton, 1988, Millennium, 1998, Gollancz, 2006.)


                The US is conducting another anti-guerilla war in Central America, using tailored drugs and mind control to direct its soldiers.  One of these discovers the truth and attempts to break free of the all encompassing clutch of the corporate state.


Viator  (Nightshade, 2004.)


                A salvage operation at sea is hampered by a force that alters reality.


SHEPHERD, JOEL  (Also writes Fantasy.)


23 Years on Fire  (Pyr, 2013.)


Cassandra Kresnov #4.


An android confronts a repressive planetary government.


Breakaway  (Voyager, 2003, Pyr, 2007.)


Cassandra Kresnov #2.


                The political situation grows tense as the population tries to decide whether to secede from an interstellar federation.


Crossover  (Voyager, ?, Pyr, 2006.)


Cassandra Kresnov #1.


                An android woman in an interstellar society experiences prejudice even as a war threatens.


Killswitch  (Voyager, 2004, Pyr, 2007.)


Cassandra Kresnov #3.


An android woman discovers that a deadly object is embedded in her body.


Operation Shield (Pyr, 2014.)


Cassandra Kresnov #5.


An android deals with a government crisis.


Originator (Pyr, 2014.)


Cassandra Kresnov #6.


A plague of insanity threatens entire worlds.




Cage, The (Balzar & Bray, 2015.)


Cage #1.


Teens are abducted by aliens.


Hunt, The (Balzar & Bray, 2016.)


Cage #2.




SHEPHERD, MIKE  (See also Mike Moscoe.) Note that the Jump Universe and Kris Longknife series are related.


Kris Longknife: Audacious  (Ace, 2007.)


Kris Longknife #5.


 An officer on leave on a supposedly peaceful planet discovers otherwise.


Kris Longknife: Daring  (Ace, 2011.)


Kris Longknife #9.


A first encounter in space ends in a space battle.


Kris Longknife: Defender (Ace, 2013.)


Kris Longknife #11.


Military SF.


Kris Longknife: Defiant  (Ace, 2005.)


Kris Longknife #3.


                Relieved of duty, the protagonist returns home in time to lead the resistance to an interplanetary attack.


Kris Longknife: Deserter  (Ace, 2005.)


Kris Longknife #2.


                While searching for a missing friend, the protagonist ends up on a plague world.


Kris Longknife: Furious  (Ace, 2012.)


Kris Longknife #10.


A military hero finds herself a fugitive among the stars.


Kris Longknife: Intrepid  (Ace, 2008.)


Kris Longknife #6.


An officer gets involved in a murder plot.


Kris Longknife: Mutineer  (Ace, 2004.)


Kris Longknife #1.


                A female military officer in an interstellar culture gets involving in a mutiny.


Kris Longknife: Redoubtable  (Ace, 2010.)


Kris Longknife #8.


Military SF involving space pirates.


Kris Longknife: Relentless (Ace, 2015.)


Kris Longknife




Kris Longknife: Resolute  (Ace, 2006.)


Kris Longknife #4.


                A military commander in a remote system encounters space pirates with a secret.


Kris Longknife: Tenacious (Ace, 2014.)


Kris Longknife #12.


Military SF.


Kris Longknife: Undaunted  (Ace, 2009.)


Kris Longknife #7.


Humans and aliens battle a mysterious force that destroys worlds.


To Do or Die  (Ace, 2014.)


Jump Universe #1.


Military SF.


Vicky Peterwald: Rebel (Ace, 2016.)


Vicky Peterwald: Survivor (Ace, 2015.)




Vicky Peterwald: Target (Ace, 2014.)


Interstellar politics.




Fifth Horseman, The  (Forge, 2001, Tor, 2002.)


                Terrorists release genetically modified organisms which spread through the waters of the Mideast and threaten to endanger the drinking supply of the entire world.




Girl Who Knew Tomorrow, The  (Morrow, 1970, Scholastic, 1974.)


                A teenager girl has prescience, the ability to sometimes glimpse the future.  Because of this, she leads a sheltered life, shunning the public.  But then she meets the one boy who can treat her like a normal person.


SHERMAN, DAN  (See Dan Trevor.)


SHERMAN, DAVID & CRAGG, DAN  (Note that the Force Recon books are associated with the Starfist series.)


Backshot  (Del Rey, 2005.)


Force Recon #1.


An elite group of space marines are sent to discover whether a secret project is meant to support or undermine the government.


Blood Contact  (Del Rey, 1999.)


Starfist #4.


                A platoon of marines is sent to investigate when a scientific outpost falls silent, and they discover an alien threat that looms over the entire human race.


Double Jeopardy  (Del Rey, 2009.)


Starfist #14.


Military SF.


First to Fight  (Del Rey, 1997.)


Starfist #1.


                A band of marines stranded in a desert on an alien world fights its way through a horde of alien barbarians to reach safety.


Firestorm  (Del Rey, 2007.)


Starfist #12.


                Aliens attempt to exterminate the human race.


Flashfire  (Del Rey, 2006.)


Starfist #11.


                Military forces get involved when a crisis in an interstellar civilization causes secession and conflict.


Hangfire  (Del Rey, 2001.)


Starfist #6.


                Three marines are detached from military duty to help uncover and arrest the leaders of a criminal organization on a planet where they dominate the government.


Jedi Trial  (Del Rey, 2004.)


A Star Wars novel.


                Anakin Skywalker travels to a world contested by the Republic and Separatists on the mission which will determine whether or not he is to be promoted to Jedi Knight.


Lazarus Rising  (Del Rey, 2003.)


Starfist #9.


                In the aftermath of a bloody planetary war of independence, an amnesiac tries to discover his true identity.


Point Blank  (Del Rey, 2006.)


Force Recon #2.


A contingent of marines finds themselves trapped on an unfriendly world.


School of Fire  (Del Rey, 1998.)


Starfist #2.


                Professional soldiers are sent to a distant world to deal with a rebellion, but they find that they must practice political warfare as well to offset the actions of an entrenched, secretive police force.


Steel Gauntlet  (Del Rey, 1999.)


Starfist #3.


                A contingent of soldiers is sent to free a planet of the forces that have subjugated it, and find themselves outgunned as well as outnumbered.


Technokill (Del Rey, 2000.)


Starfist #5.


                A group of soldiers must prevent rapacious human speculators from stealing alien technology from a distant world.


Wings of Hell  (Del Rey, 2008.)


Starfist #13.


Humans must take over a base occupied by aliens.


World of Hurt, A  (Del Rey, 2004.)


Starfist #10.


                A military unit is dispatched to a colony world because of suspicion of activity by their alien enemy, but they discover a very different threat.




All Aboard for the Moon (Armchair, 2016, bound with The Metal Emperor by Raymond A. Palmer. Magazine appearance in 1947.)


Trouble during a luxury trip to the moon.


Green Man, The  (Century, 1946, Armchair, 2010.)


                Earth has to deal with the first visitor from another world.


Green Man and His Return, The  (?, 1979. Armchair, 2013, as The Green Man Returns.)


                Omnibus of The Green Man and its sequel, which was previously published in magazine form only.


Green Man Returns, The  (See The Green Man and His Return.)




Corpseman  (Del Rey, 1988.)


                A cyborg starpilot is framed for murder and reduced to the status of a slave.  He is also being pursued by various parties who are interested in the radically new software that is contained in his brain.


Random Factor  (Del Rey, 1991.)


                A minor company employee is posted to a remote planet where he expects to be bored.  Instead, he discovers that there is a civil war brewing among the natives, and that off planet interests – not all of them human – are closely watching the developing situation.


SHERMAN, JOSEPHA  (See also collaborations which follow.)


Invisibility Factor, The  (Ballantine, 1986.)


                A multi-path gamebook.


Through the Looking Glass (Tor, 2004.)


An Andromeda novel.


                A spaceship crew finds it has crossed into another dimension.




Exodus  (Pocket, 2005.)


A Star Trek novel.


                An attack on the Romulan Empire leaves Spock with divided loyalties.


Vulcan’s Forge  (Pocket, 1997.)


A Star Trek novel.


                Spock goes to the assistance of a human friend who helped him foil a coup on Vulcan before he joined Starfleet.


Vulcan’s Heart  (Pocket, 1999.)


A Star Trek novel.


                Just before his planned wedding to Saavik, Spock undertakes a mission to the Romulan worlds and discovers that elements within that crumbling civilization are planning to provoke a war against the Klingons in an attempt to restore their glory.




Jigsaw  (Pinnacle, 1973.)


                Marginal thriller about the discovery of a new superweapon.


SHERRED, T.L.  (See also collaboration which follows.)


Alien Island  (Ballantine, 1970.)


                Governments have carefully been concealing the fact that aliens are visiting Earth from the public so the aliens, frustrated, finally bypass them and contact the populace directly.


First Person Peculiar  (Ballantine, 1972.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.




Alien Main  (Doubleday, 1985.)


                The descendants of Earth return to find out why it was virtually destroyed in a nuclear attack, and discover that the cataclysm was caused by an alien attack, not internal squabbling.




Cataclysm, The.  (See The Hopkins Manuscript.)


Hopkins Manuscript, The  (Gollancz, 1939, Macmillan, 1939. Pan, 1958, Macmillan, 1963, as The Cataclysm, revised.)


                Earth is threatened by the approach of a meteor, which strikes and destroys most of the civilized world.




Maxwell's Demon  (New English Library, 1976.)


                An alien invasion.


Survival  (New English Library, 1975.)


                A man on struggles to find meaning in his life, and a primitive on another planet finds himself in danger of becoming the main event at a ritual sacrifice.  The two are strangely linked and affect each other's lives.




Chimera  (Tor, 2000.)


                Genetically engineered creatures, often from animal stock, are sentient but are denied civil rights in a high tech future.  Their supporters are hoping to have their status elevated, but there are powerful forces determined to maintain the situation just as it is.




Best Short Stories of M.P. Shiel, The  (Gollancz, 1948.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


House of Sounds, The  (Hippocampus, 2005.)


                The novel, The Purple Cloud, with a selection of short stories.


Isle of Lies, The  (Laurie, 1908, Gollancz, 1964.)


                Not seen.  An unusual experiment in biology.


Last Miracle, The  (Laurie, 1906, Gollancz, 1929.)


                Not seen.  Technology is used to try to convince people that Christianity has been disproven.


Lord of the Sea, The  (Grant Richards, 1901, Stokes, 1901, Knopf, 1924, Gollancz, 1929, Xanadu, 1962.)


                An idealist plots to take over the world.


Purple Cloud, The  (Chatto & Windus, 1901, Gollancz, 1929, Vanguard, 1930, World, 1946, Paperback Library, 1963, University of Nebraska Press, 2000.).


                The last man on Earth following the advent of a poisonour vapor has adventures.


Rajah's Sapphire, The  (Ward, Lock, & Bowden, 1896, Nautilus, 1980.)


                Marginal story of future science and intrigue.


Yellow Danger, The  (Grant Richards, 1898, Fenno, 1899.)


                The Chinese try to conquer the entire world.


Young Men Are Coming, The  (Allen & Unwin, 1937, Vanguard, 1937.)


                A scientist is abducted by aliens.




One Love Chigusa  (Red Circle, 2020.)


A man who becomes a virtual cyborg after an accident falls in love with a woman who turns out to be a robot.




34th Rule, The  (Pocket, 1999.)


A Star Trek: Deep Space Nine novel.


                The Ferengi are trying to sell one of the objects held sacred on Bajor, outraging the latter.  Quark finds himself caught in the middle as the two races head toward war.




Dealer's Art, The  (Pocket, 2002.)


John Dee #2.


                John Dee must save the world in the distant future.


Merchant Prince, The  (Pocket, 2000.)


John Dee #1.


                Aliens put John Dee in suspended animation and he doesn't awaken until 2099, at which point he adjusts to the new world around him, and then adjusts it to his liking as well.




Outrageous Fortune  (Pocket, 2002.)


John Dee #3.


                The transplanted alchemist helps defend the Earth from a man posing as a new messiah.




Collected Stories  (Subterranean, 2009.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Deserted Cities of the Heart  (Doubleday, 1988, Bantam, 1989.)


                Several people with conflicting motives all venture into the jungle in search of a mushroom that can reportedly set one's mind free to roam through time.


Edges of Things, The  (WSFA, 1991.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Frontera  (Tor, 1984.)


                The end of the space program resulted in the abandonment of the colony on Mars, although some of those living there refused to return.  Years later, a corporation outfits a new expedition to return and they find some surprises when they arrive.


Nine Hard Questions About the Nature of the Universe  (Pulphouse, 1990.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Twilight Time  (Pulphouse, 1991.)


                Short story in pamphlet form about time travel.




Alleluia Files, The  (Ace, 1998.)


Samaria #3.


                A young woman sets out to find a series of documents rumored to hold the secret of the god who has ruled her planet for many generations.


Angelica  (Ace, 2003.)


Samaria #4.


                When a lost colony is rediscovered, it triggers a religious crisis for the inhabitants.


Angel-Seeker  (Ace, 2004.)


Samaria #5.


                Two women, unhappy with their lives, find destiny on a distant world.


Archangel  (Ace, 1996, HarperCollins, 1997.)


Samaria #1.


                A distant planet has a culture deeply rooted in religion, but a crisis revolving around the succession of power has put the world's future in peril, and an armed starship remains in orbit, determined to see that the proper solution is found.


Heart of Gold  (Ace, 2000.)


                Science and political needs clash on a world on the brink of civil war, and a love affair adds an even greater level of complication.


Jenna Starborn  (Ace, 2001.)


                A young woman disgraced by the fact that she was created in a lab finds her destiny on a distant planet.  This is a retelling of sorts of Jane Eyre.


Jovah’s Angel  (Ace, 1997, HarperCollins, 1997.)


Samaria  #2.


                A series of natural disasters threatens the stability of a distant world, and its people seem no longer able to communicate with the god who has watched over them.


Quatrain  (Ace, 2009.)




Wrapt in Crystal  (Ace, 1999.)


                On a planet whose population is divided between two religions, someone is systematically killing off priestesses of both sects.  An interstellar investigator is called in to track the man down and in doing so he discovers more than he expected about the local inhabitants.




Children of the Atom  (Boardman, 1954, Gnome, 1963,  Avon, 1953, SF Book Club, 1959, Pennyfarthing, ?, Doubleday, 1981, Red Jacket, 2004)


                A group of children develop extraordinary powers in the aftermath of an atomic explosion in North America.




Robot Rulers, The  (Vantage, 1967.)


                Australia is overwhelmed by robots.


World Beyond, A  (Vantage, 1967.)


                Another planet is discovered in the solar system.


World of Their Own, A  (Vantage, 1965.)


                One family survives the death of the human race.


SHIRLEY, JOHN  (See also D.B. Drumm.)


Bioshock: Rapture  (Tor, 2011.)


A secret city is built beneath the sea.


Broken Circle (Gallery, 2014.)


A Halo novel.


Interstellar war.


Crawlers  (Del Rey, 2003.)


                A secret government nanotechnology project goes wrong and residents of a small town are taken over by microscopic machine intelligences.


Dead White  (Del Rey, 2006.)


A Batman novel.


                A racist criminal organization plots to take over the world.


Eclipse  (Bluejay, 1985, Methuen, 1986, Questar, ?, Babbage, 1999, revised.)


Eclipse #1.


                Following a limited nuclear war in Europe, the new government is a fascist state.


Eclipse Corona  (Questar, 1990.)


Eclipse #3.


                A new world war devastates the world, augmented by computer technology.


Eclipse Penumbra  (Questar, 1988, Babbage, 2000.)


Eclipse #2.


                An international coalition seeks to dominate the entire world, and a looser group of revolutionaries endeavors to prevent them from doing so.


Everything Is Broken (Prime, 2012.)


A tsunami devastates California.


Fallen, The  (Gallery, 2011.)


A Borderlands novel.


Military SF based on a computer game.


Forever Midnight  (Dark Horse, 2006.)


A Predator novel.


Colonists encounter a fierce warrior race on another world.


Gunsight  (Gallery, 2013.)


Criminal escapades on a colony world.


Silicon Embrace, Ziesing, 1996.


                Hidden forces transform human civilization.


Splendid Chaos, A  (Franklin Watts, 1988, Mandarin, 1989.)


                Visitors to a night club are abducted to take part in a series of experimental combats, pitting them against a wide variety of alien and mutated lifeforms.


Steel Egg  (Darkhorse, 2007.)


An Aliens novel.


The story of the first encounter with the aliens, prior to the events in the movies.


Stormland (Black Stone, 2021.)


Detective story set following an environmental collapse.


Three-Ring Psychus  (Zebra, 1980.)


                The world is on the brink of a new war, when a catastrophe changes the nature of gravity, and most of the population develops telekinetic powers.


Transmaniacon  (Zebra, 1979.)


                A future America with a force shield to protect it from foreign enemies is beset by a new problem.  A device has been infected that allows thoughts and emotions to be projected, so that an individual can set off a riot.


Unconquered  (2012.)


Borderlands #2.






Teenocracy  (Ace, 1969.)


                The teenagers take over the world in this satirical dystopia.




Terminal Condition  (St Martins, 1998.)


                Marginal medical thriller about organlegging.




Today I Am Carey (Baen, 2019.)


An android becomes progressively more human.




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


An unnumbered Perry Rhodan book.


A horde of robots invade the Earth and battle for control of New York City.


Secret Barrier X  (Ace, 1972.)


Perry Rhodan #16.


Rhodan is trapped on a jungle planet covered by a force field.


Wasp Men Attack, The  (Ace, 1977, bound with Spider Desert by Ernst Vlcek.)


A Perry Rhodan special.


The Arkonide empire and its mutant army repel an attack by the wasp men.




Handful of Silver, A  (Manor, 1978.)


                Scientifically inept novel about a Utopian colony on the moon which becomes endangered because of a  new scientific discovery.




Awaken Me Darkly  (Downtown, 2005.)


Eden Black #1.


                Romance novel involving a professional alien killer.


Blacklisted  (MTV, 2007.)


Teen Alien Huntress #2.


A teenager gets involved with an operation to root out hidden aliens.


Enslave Me Sweetly  (Downtown, 2006.)


Eden Black #2.


                A professional assassin gets involved romantically with an alien woman.


Oh My Goth  (MTV, 2006.)


A teenager is transported to an alternate universe.


Playing with Fire  (Harlequin, 2006.)


A special formula gives a woman super powers.


Red Handed  (MTV, 2007.)


Teen Alien Huntress #1.


A teenager gets addicted to a drug used for identifying aliens.




Genesis (Tor, 2009.)




Rage (Tor, 2015.)


Near future political drama.


Rebellion (Tor, 2014.)


A Chinese invasion of the US is thwarted.


Tribulations (2012.)






She Who Remembers  (Arbor House, 1988.)


Anasazi #1.


                A prehistoric Anasazi witch woman goes on a quest.


Voice of the Eagle  (?, 1992.)


Anasazi #2.






Alternate History of the 21st Century, An  (Spilt Milk, 2007.)


Collection of unrelated stories.




Death's Gray Land  (Del Rey, 1991, Headline, 1991.)


Destiny Makers #4.


                A time agent disagrees with the plans of his fellows to preserve the right course of history and sets out on a controversial program.


Last Reckoning, The  (Del Rey, 1991.)


Destiny Makers #5.


                A time agent is stranded when his companion steals his time machine in order to pursue a private vendetta.


Morning of Creation  (Del Rey, 1985.)


Destiny Makers #2.


                A man from our time becomes a member of a time traveling group dedicated to seeing that history proceeds in the right course.


Soldier of Another Fortune  (Del Rey, 1988.)


Destiny Makers #3.


                A time agent has to prevent one empire from destroying another and snuffing out human freedom in the far future.


With Fate Conspire  (Del Rey, 1985.)


Destiny Makers #1.


                A man from our time uses a time machine to travel into the very distant future, and gets involved in a battle for freedom against tyranny.


SHUSTERMAN, NEAL  (See collaborations which follow. Also writes Fantasy. )


Dark Side of Nowhere, The  (Little, Brown, 1997, Tor, 1999, Starscape, 2002.)


For young adults.  A teenager discovers that the shots he has been submitting to are not to keep him healthy, but rather to keep him human.


Edison's Alley




Edison's Alley (Hyperion, 2015.)


Accelerati #2.




Tesla's Attic (Hyperion, 2014.)


Accelerati #1.


A teen finds strange machines in an attic.


SHUTE, NEVIL  (Pseudonym of Nevil Shute Norway.)


In the Wet  (Morrow, 1953, Heinemann, 1953, Permabooks, 1957, Ballantine, 1964.)


                A large portion of the British population leaves the country after a change in the government.


Nevil Shute Omnibus, A  (Heinemann, 1973.)


                Omnibus of On the Beach, No Highway, and  A Town Like Alice, the last of which is not SF..


No Highway  (Morrow, 1948, Heinemann, 1948, Dell, ?, Pan, 1963, Ballantine, 1963.)


                Marginal thriller about a scientist who believes a revolutionary new type of aircraft has a hidden flaw.


Old Captivity, An  (Morrow, 1940, McClelland, 1940, Heinemann, 1940, Sun Dial, 1941, Blue Ribbon, 1941, Lancer, 1962.)


                An expedition to Greenland discovers evidence of a lost civilization.


On the Beach.  (Heinemann, 1957, Morrow, 1957, Signet, 1958, Perennial, 1966, Pan, 1966, Scholastic, 1968.)


                A nuclear war destroys all life except for those who live in Australia, but drifting radiation means that they are all doomed as well.  Different people react in unusual ways to the imminent extinction of the human race.


Ordeal  (Heinemann, 1939 as What Happened to the Corbetts.  Morrow, 1939, Lancer, 1965.)


                Cautionary novel about the horrors of modern and future warfare.


What Happened to the Corbetts  (See Ordeal.)


SHWARTZ, SUSAN  (See also collaboration with Josepha Sherman.)


Heritage of Flight  (Tor, 1989.)


                The remnants of a devastated human race settle on a remote world where their future is endangered by a flying native form.  Their only hope of survival is to violate their standing orders and alter the way they interact with the environment.


Hostile Takeover  (Tor, 2004.)


                A financial investigator sent to a remote mining colony discovers a fraud and a threat to the future of the human race.


Second Chances  (Tor, 2001.)


                An aging soldier still sticks by his values when he is assigned to a post on a planet where a scandal threatens the reputation of the military.


Suppose They Gave a Peace and Other Stories  (Five Star, 2002.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.




Stolen Continent, The  (Melrose, 1934.)


Survivors #2.




Survivors, The  (Heinemann, 1932.)


Survivors #1.


                A volcano creates a new island in the Atlantic.


Unthinkable  (Metheun, 1933.)


                An expedition to the Antarctic discovers that a war has killed everyone else on the planet.




Dragon Charmer  (Royal Fireworks, 1996.)


                Young readers novel set in a future where artificially created dragons are the object of hunts.  A teenager tries to track down a missing parent.


SIDNEY, EDWARD WILLIAM  (Pseudonym of Beverly Tucker.)


Partisan Leader, The  (Caxton, 1856.  Rudd & Carleton, 1861, as by Beverly Tucker.)


                Futuristic political thriller.


SIEGEL, BARBARA  (See collaborations below.)




Burning Land, The  (Archway, 1987.)


Firebrats #1.


                A group of teenagers struggles to survive after a nuclear war destroys much of the world and leads to chaos, food shortages, and radiation hazards.


Phaser Fight  (Archway, 1986.)


A Star Trek book.


                A multi-path gamebook.


Shockwave  (Archway, 1988.)


Firebrats #4.


                The teenaged survivors have to deal with natural disasters and the predation of their fellow human beings.


Survivors  (Archway, 1987.)


Firebrats #2.


                Teenaged survivors of a nuclear holocaust get survival instructions for an older man.


Thunder Mountain  (Archway, 1987.)


Firebrats #3.


                An underground complex appears to offer a new home to the wandering teens, but they discover a terrible menace lurking in its passages.




Agent of Entropy  (Lancer, 1969.)


                A gigantic computer governs the entire known universe until a glitch makes it malfunction and chaos rules.


Unreal People, The  (Lancer, 1973.)


                For generations following a great war, the Earth was considered uninhabitable.  The survivors exist in underground caverns, ruled by a despotic government that has no wish to reclaim the surface.




Whalesong  (Crossway, 1981, Berkley, 1983.)


                Life among a population of intelligent whales.


SIEGEL, SCOTT  (See collaborations with Barbara Siegel.)




Rotunda  (Condor, 1977.)


                Thriller in which the President, Vice President, and Speaker of the House are all simultaneous assassinated by a mysterious conspiracy.




Private Volcano, A  (Ward Lock, 1955.)


                The world achieves universal peace when a volcano causes metals to turn into gold.


Stampede!  (Cayme, 1924.)


                A machine is devised which can read minds.


Ultimate Island: A Strange Adventure, The  (Routledge, 1925.)


                Atlantis is discovered hidden in the ocean and still undrowned.


SIEVERT, JOHN  (Pseudonym of Ryder Syvertsen and sometimes David Alexander, who writes fantasy under that name.  See also Ryder Stacy.)


C.A.D.S.  (Zebra, 1985.) (Ryder Syvertsen and Jan Stacy.)


CADS #1.


                A nuclear attack followed by an invasion has left much of the US at the mercy of Soviet forces.  The last line of defense is a secret military unit that uses armored suits.


Cybertech Killing Zone  (Zebra, 1989.) (Ryder Syvertsen.)


CADS #8.


                The hidden government of the US must find a new base when a mutated fungus spreads through the existing one.


Death Zone Attack  (Zebra, 1991.) (David Alexander.)


CADS #11.


                The President is taken captive and all hope seems lost, but high tech commandoes launch a desperate attack to rescue him.


Doom Commander  (Zebra, 1989.) (Ryder Syvertsen.)


CADS #7.


                The CADS team must make its way across the devastated middle of the US, beset by gangs, crazies, outlaws, and Soviet agents.


Recon By Fire  (Zebra, 1990.) (David Alexander.)


CADS #10.


                Just as the Soviet army is retreating, a Latin American dictator attacks the US forces from the rear.


Suicide Attack  (Zebra, 1990.) (David Alexander.)


CADS #9.


                Major battles erupt between the invading Soviet army and the high tech commandoes who oppose them.


Tech Assassins  (Zebra, 1991.) (David Alexander.)


CADS #12.


                The Soviets use a submersible nuclear fortress to attack the American resistance.


Tech Battleground  (Zebra, 1986.) (Ryder Syvertsen.)


CADS #2.


                A group of armored soldiers sets out to counterattack against the Soviet forces which occupy the East Coast.


Tech Commando (Zebra, 1986.) (Ryder Syvertsen.)


CADS #3.


                A desperate military strike is launched to destroy key transportation points being used by the invading Soviet army.


Tech Inferno  (Zebra, 1988.) (Ryder Syvertsen.)


CADS #6.


                To relieve pressure on the beleaguered US forces, a high tech commando group slips across the Arctic to launch a strike against Moscow.


Tech Satan  (Zebra, 1988.) (Ryder Syvertsen.)


CADS #5.


                The Soviets use a new plague to incapacitate the struggling US government, and a squad of high tech warriors has to find a cure.


Tech Strike Force  (Zebra, 1987.) (Ryder Syvertsen.)


CADS #4.


                An American traitor and his forces must be eliminated before they give the secrets of the powerful body armor to the Soviet leaders.




Alight (Del Rey, 2016.)


Generations #2.


Alive (Del Rey, 2015.)


Generations #1.


Ancestor (2011)


Contagious (2009)


Earthcore  (Dragonmoon, 2005.)


                An effort to mine platinum at an unprecedented depth disturbs its sleeping guardians.


Infected  (Crown, 2008.)


A new plague turns people into homicidal maniacs.


Pandemic (2014.)


Rookie, The (2013)


Starter, The (2013)




Panorama Egg, The  (DAW, 1978.)


                Two people search for a panorama egg that actually contains the gateway to another world in an alternate dimension.


SILBERSACK, JOHN  (See also collaboration with Larry Niven and Jerry Pournelle.)


Rogers' Rangers  (Ace, 1983.)


A Buck Rogers novel.


                A man from the past travels to another planet to secretly train an army whose purpose is to liberate humanity from their alien masters.


Science Fiction  (Jove, 1981, with no author credited.)


                Long story rather than a novel, a kitchen sink spoof of the genre.




Sweet Land of Liberty  (Putnam, 1972.)


                Marginal near future thriller in which the President's daughter gets involved with the leader of a band of terrorists who is planning to bring down the government.


SILENT, WILLIAM T.  (Pseudonym of John Jackson Jr.)


Lord of the Red Sun  (Walker, 1972.)


                Not seen.




Counterpoint  (See The General.)


General, The  (Knopf, 1960, Allen, 1960, Signet, 1962.  Avon, 1968, as Counterpoint.)


                In an unspecified future war, a general takes a group of musicians captive and wrestles with orders from his superiors to have them executed.


Travels in Nihilon  (Allen, 1971.)


                An odd blend of utopia and dystopia.


SILVA, DAVID  (See collaboration with Kevin McCarthy.)


SILVA, JOSEPH  (Pseudonym of Ron Goulart, whom see.  See also collaborations which follow.)


Holocaust for Hire  (Pocket, 1979.)


A Captain America novel.


                Captain America must go into action again, this time to prevent his nemesis, the Red Skull, from consummating a plot designed to make himself master of the world.


Island of Dr. Moreau, The  (Ace, 1977, based on the screenplay by John Herman Shaner and Al Hamrus, based on the novel by H.G. Wells.)


                A traveler is shipwrecked on an island where a brilliant but unbalanced scientist is working to breed animals who share human characteristics.  Ultimately the reign of terror he uses to keep his creations in check collapses and anarchy rules in its place.




Stalker from the Stars  (Pocket, 1978.)


A Hulk novel.


                An alien has landed on Earth and is using mental powers to control an entire community.  The US army and the Hulk team up to defeat him and drive him off the planet.




Push (Tegen, 2014.)


Game #2.


Teens battle aliens in an alternate reality.


Rush (Tegen, 2013.)


Game #1.




SILVERBERG, ROBERT  (See collaborations with Isaac Asimov,  and Karen Haber and those that follow.  See also Calvin M. Knox, David Osborne, Robert Randall,  and Ivar Jorgenson.)


Ace Years Volume I, The (Armchair, 2018.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Ace Years Volume II, The (Armchair, 2018.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Across a Billion Years  (Dial, 1969, Gollancz, 1977, Magnum, 1979, Tor, 1983.)


                Humans have found traces of an ancient alien race that traversed the galaxy, but a new artifact hints that they may not be extinct after all.


Alien Years, The  (Harper, 1998.)


                A variety of alien species invade the Earth, but they seem almost indifferent rather than hostile to human life.


Anvil of Time, The  (See Hawksbill Station.)


At Winter's End  (Gollancz, 1988, Warner, 1989, Bison, 2005.)


Winter #1.


                An astronomical event brought a new ice age to Earth.  Thousands of years later, the primitive tribes that survive discover that the ice is melting and they need to adjust to a new world.


Best of Robert Silverberg, The  (Baen, 1976, Sidgwick & Jackson, 1977.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Best of Robert Silverberg Volume 2, The  (Gregg, 1978.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Beyond the Safe Zone  (Donald Fine, 1986.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Book of Skulls, The  (Scribner, 1972, Signet, 1972, Gollancz, 1978, Berkley, 1979, Bantam, ?, Millennium, 1999, Del Rey, 2006.)


                Several men engage in an investigation to find a secret society that holds the secret of eternal life.


Born with the Dead  (Random House, 1974, Gollancz, 1975, Vintage, 1975, Coronet, 1977, Berkley, 1979, Bantam, 1984.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Born with the Dead  (Tor, 1988, bound with The Saliva Tree by Brian W. Aldiss.)


                Novelette published as half of a double book.


Calibrated Alligator and Other Science Fiction Stories, The  (Holt Rinehart, 1969.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Capricorn Games  (Random House, 1976, Gollancz, 1978, Donning, 1979, Pan, 1979.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Chalice of Death (Paizo, ?)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Collected Stories of Robert Silverberg: Pluto in the Morning, The  (See The Collected Stories of Robert Silverberg: Secret Sharers,)


Collected Stories of Robert Silverberg: Secret Sharers, The  (Bantam, 1992.  Grafton, 1993, in two volumes, one with original title, the other as The Collected Stories of Robert Silverberg: Pluto in the Morning.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Collision Course  (Avalon, 1961, Tor, 1988.  Ace, 1961, bound with ?)


                A weary space crew must give up their normal return home to escort a group of squabbling technicians who wish to exchange relations with a recently discovered alien race.


Conglomeroid Cocktail Party, The  (Arbor House, 1984, Gollancz, 1985, Bantam, 1985.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Conquerors from the Darkness (Holt, Rinehart, Winston, 1965, Dell, 1968, Tor, 1986.)


                Aliens have conquered Earth and submerged most of its land masses.  Thousands of years later, one of the human survivors becomes dissatisfied with his lot in the world.


Cosmic Kill, The (Armchair, 2014, bound with Beyond the End of Space by John W. Campbell Jr. Magazine appearance 1957.)


An assassin travels to Mars.


Cube Root of Uncertainty, The  (Macmillan, 1970, Collier, 1971.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Dimension Thirteen  (Ballantine, 1969.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Downward to the Earth  (Doubleday, 1970, Signet, 1971, Gollancz, 1977, Bantam, ?, Tor, 2012.)


                A company agent returns to the planet he helped exploit, now fascinated with the recently liberated aliens who now rule the world.


Dying Inside  (Scribner, 1972, Ballantine, 1973, Sidgwick & Jackson, 1974, Bantam, 1984, Ibooks, 2002, Orb, 2009.)


                A man who has always cursed the gift of telepathy that complicated his life finds himself saddened when his power eventually begin to fade.


Earth's Other Shadow  (Signet, 1973, Millington, 1977, Panther, 1978.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Edge of Light  (Harper, 1998.)


                Omnibus of Downward to the Earth, The Second Trip, Dying Inside, and Nightwings.


Face of the Waters, The  (Bantam, 1991, Grafton, 1991, HarperCollins, ?)


                A group of human colonists on a water world offend the native species and are sent into exile, a wandering trip across the endless oceans.


Feast of St. Dionysus, The  (Scribner, 1975, Gollancz, 1976, Berkley, 1979, Coronet, 1980.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Gate of Worlds, The  (Holt Rinehart, 1967, Gollancz, 1978, Tor, 1984.)


                Alternate world adventure in which a man travels from the Islamic British Isles to an industrialized Mexico.


Godling, Go Home!  (Belmont, 1964.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Hawksbill Station  (Doubleday, 1968, Avon, 1970, Tandem, 1970,  Berkley, 1978, Warner, 1986.  Sidgwick & Jackson, 1969, as The Anvil of Time.)


                A penal colony has been established in prehistory, whose inmates are sent there by one way time machines.  A new arrival has revolutionary ideas, and alters the structure of the prison society.


Hawksbill Station  (Tor, 1990, bound with Press Enter by John Varley.)


                The novelette version of the novel of the same name.


Hawksbill Times Two  (Fox Acre, 2002.)


                Omnibus of Hawkbill Station, the novel, and the shorter version.


Homefaring  (Phantasia, 1983.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Hot Sky at Midnight  (Bantam, 1994, HarperCollins, 1994.)


                Pollution has irreversibly altered Earth's atmosphere.  Humans will either have to be genetically altered or they will have to flee to the stars to survive.


Hot Times in Magma City (Subterranean, 2013.)


Collection of unrelated stoires.


Hunt the Space Witch (Paizo, 2010.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


In Another Country  (Tor, 1990, bound with Vintage Season by C.L. Moore.)


                Novelette published as half of a double book.  A time traveler breaks the rules.


In Another Country and Other Short Novels  (Five Star, 2002.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Invaders from Earth  (Ace, 1958, bound with Across Time by David Grinell.  Avon, 1968, Sidgwick & Jackson, 1977, Tor, 1987, Fox Acre, 2002.  Shorter version as We, the Marauders, Belmont, 1965, bound with Giants in the Earth by James Blish under joint title A Pair from Space.)


                An advertising campaign is mounted to drum up support from colonists on Ganymede, who are supposedly under attack by hostile natives.  The protagonist discovers that the aliens are the victims, and has to change public opinion.


Invaders from Earth and To Worlds Beyond  (Ace, 1980.)


                Omnibus of the novel and the collection.


Kingdoms of the Wall  (Bantam, 1992, Harper, 1992, Easton, 1993)


                On a distant planet, it is customary to make a pilgrimage by climbing an enormous range of mountains.


Letters from Atlantis  (Atheneum, 1990.)


                A teenager who is able to mentally travel back in time explores an Atlantis that is filled with superscientific marvels.


Longest Way Home, The  (Gollancz, 2002.)


                A teenager is caught in the middle of an uprising on a distant world and must make his way alone through a landscape peopled with humans and aliens.


Lost Race of Mars  (Holt Rinehart Winston, 1960, SBS, 1966.)


                Two children on Mars are the first to discover that the ancient Martians aren't completely extinct.


Man in the Maze, The  (Avon, 1969, Sidgwick & Jackson, 1969, Tandem, 1971, Avon Equinox, 1975.)


                A man who was rendered physically repulsive by an alien race is brought out of retirement and sent to pursue another first contact.


Masks of Time, The  (Ballantine, 1968, Bantam, ?, Gollancz, 2002, Phoenix Pick, 2012.  Sidgwick & Jackson, 1970, as Vornan 19.)


                As the millennium approaches, a mysterious figure appears, claiming to be an alien from another star system.


Master of Life and Death  (Ace, 1957, bound with ?  Avon, 1968, Sidgwick & Jackson, 1977, Panther, 1979, Tor, 1986, Fox Acre, 2002.)


                In an overpopulated Earth that has unsuccessfully sought to find other homes in space, the man in charge of a vast governmental network must wrestle with a new problem.  Immortality is now possible.


Master of Life and Death & Conquerors from the Darkness  (Ace, 1979.)


                Omnibus of the two novels.


Millennium Express, The (Subterranean, 2014.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Monsters and Things (Drugstore Indian, 2023.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Moonferns and Starsongs  (Ballantine, 1971.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Needle in a Timestack  (Ballantine, 1966, Sphere, 1967.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


New Springtime, The  (Warner, 1990.  Gollancz, 1989, Bison, 2005, as The Queen of Springtime.)


Winter #2.


                Humans emerge as a new ice age retreats, and must battle for control of the planet with a telepathic race of human sized insects who arose during the cold years.


Next Stop the Stars  (Ace, 1962, bound with The Seed of Earth, also by Silverberg.  Dobson, 1979, Tor, 1986.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Nightwings (Avon, 1969, Walker, 1970, Sidgwick & Jackson, 1972, Sphere, 1974, Avon Equinox, 1976, Coronet, 1979)


                In a far future world, Earth has been conquered by alien invaders, and its fate may hinge upon a mysterious young woman.


Nightwings  (Tor, 1989, bound with The Last Castle by Jack Vance.)


                Novelette version of the novel of the same name.


Parsecs and Parables  (Doubleday, 1970, Hale, 1973.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Planet Killers, The  (Ace, 1959, bound with We Claim These Stars! by Poul Anderson.  Magazine title This World Must Die.)


                Computer projections show that Earth will be overwhelmed by the inhabitants of another planet in just a few years.  A special agent is picked to destroy the other world pre-emptively.


Planet Killers, The (Paizo, ?)




Planet of Death, The  (Holt Rinehart, 1967.)


                For younger readers.  A bounty hunter is framed for a crime he didn't commit and sent into exile.


Project Pendulum  (Walker, 1987, Hutchinson, 1989, Bantam, 1989.)


                A pair of twins travel through time, one to the far future, and one to prehistoric times.


Queen of Springtime, The  (See The New Springtime.)


Reality Trip and Other Implausibilities, The  (Ballantine, 1972.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Recalled to Life  (Lancer, 1962.  Doubleday, 1972, Gollancz, 1974, Panther, 1975, Ace, 1977, revised. Magazine version 1958. Armchair, 2011, bound with Jungle in the Sky by Milton Lesser. )


                Scientists discover a method to bring the death back to life, but there's great resentment and fear among the living.


Regan's Planet  (Pyramid, 1964. Armchair, 2016, bound with Someone to Watch Over Me by H.L. Gold & Floyd C. Gold.)


Worlds Fair #1.


                In an effort to create a very successful, revolutionary world's fair, an entrepreneur decides to hold it in Earth's orbit.


Revolt on Alpha C  (Crowell, 1955, Tab, 1959.)


                A youngster arrives on a colony world just as it rebels against Earth.


Ringing the Changes   (HarperCollins, 1997)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Road to Nightfall, The  (HarperCollins, 1996.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Robert Silverberg Omnibus, A  (Sidgwick & Jackson, 1970.)


                Omnibus of Master of Life and Death, Invaders from Earth, and The Time Hoppers.)


Robert Silverberg Omnibus, A  (Harper, 1981.)


                Omnibus of The Man in the Maze, Nightwings, and Downward to the Earth.


Roma Eterna  (Gollancz, 2003, Eos, 2003.)


                A history of the world in which the Roman Empire never fell.


Sailing to Byzantium  (Tor, 1989, bound with Seven American Nights by Gene Wolfe.)


                Novelette published as half of a double book.


Second Trip, The  (Signet, 1973, Gollancz, 1979, Avon, 1981.)


                A criminal who is fitted with a new personality has a problem when both versions of himself become self aware and battle for control of his body.


Secret Sharer, The  (Underwood Miller, 1988.)


                The captain of a starship has his body seized by a discorporate intelligence.


Seed of Earth, The  (Ace, 1962, bound with Next Stop the Stars, also by Silverberg.  Ace, alone, undated.  Hamlyn, 1978.)


                A handful of human explorers are trapped on an unexplored world when they are attacked by apparently vicious aliens.


Shadow on the Stars  (See Stepsons of Terra.)


Shadrach in the Furnace  (Bobbs Merill, 1976, Gollancz, 1977, Pocket, 1978,Coronet, 1979, Ibooks, 2004.)


                The ruler of a future Earth has various drug and computer induced things to entertain him, but he wants immortality, even if that means stealing a younger body to inhabit.


Shores of Tomorrow, The  (Nelson, 1976.) 


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Silent Invaders, The   (Ace, 1963, bound with Battle on Venus by William F. Temple.  Ace, alone, 1973. Dobson, 1975, Hamlyn, 1978.  Tor, 1985, includes an unrelated novelette.)


                An alien impersonates a human as part of an effort to counter the supposed plot of an alien race to enslave his own people.  There he discovers that the villains in the piece are his superiors.


Songs of Summer and Other Stories, The  (Gollancz, 1979.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Son of Man  (Ballantine, 1971, Panther, 1979, Gollancz, 2003, Pyr, 2008.)


                Surreal tale of a man whose mind travels through realities.


Starborne   (Harper, 1996.)


                A starship sets out on a voyage of discovery and visits several very disparate worlds.


Starman's Quest  (Gnome, 1959, Meredith, 1969.)


                For younger readers. One pair of a set of twins travels to the stars.


Star of Gypsies  (Donald Fine, 1986, Gollancz, 1987, Popular Library Questar, 1988, Pyr, 2005.)


                The adventures of a gypsy wanderer through interstellar empires in the far future.


Stepsons of Terra  (Ace, 1958, bound with A Man Called Destiny by Lan Wright. Magazine title Shadow on the Stars.  Fox Acre, 2002, as Shadow on the Stars.)


                A man travels to Earth from a colony world to seek help in an interplanetary war.  He discovers that Earth has become a decadent state about to be conquered by its own enemies.


Stochastic Man, The    (Harper, 1976, Gold Medal, 1976, Gollancz, 1976, Coronet, 1978.)


                A computer genius gets into hot water when a businessman decides that his predictions of the future can be used to control it.


Sundance and Other Science Fiction Stories  (Nelson, 1974, Abelard Schuman, 1975, Corgi, 1976.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Sunrise on Mercury and Other Science Fiction Stories  (Nelson, 1975, Gollancz, 1983.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Thirteenth Immortal, The  (Ace, 1957, bound with This Fortress World by James Gunn.)


                A man flees from the minions of an immortal dictator across a mutant plagued America, seeking access to a transformed Antarctica that exists behind a force field.


Thorns  (Ballantine, 1967, Rapp & Whiting, 1969, Walker, 1969, New English Library, 1977, Bantam, ?, Gollancz, 2000.)


                Three disparate individuals, one of whom has a body rebuilt with alien parts, meet on a far world and alter the course of human history.


Those Who Watch  (Signet, 1967, New English Library, 1977.)


                A flying saucer crashes on Earth and the adventures of those who survive will transform the human race.


Three Survived  (Holt, Rinehart, Winston, 1969.)


                Three survivors of an alien attack go on a quest to find a rescue beacon.


Time Hoppers, The  (Doubleday, 1967, Avon, 1968, Sidgwick & Jackson, 1968, Tandem, 1970, Belmont, 1974, Leisure, 1977, Millington, 1978, Fontana, 1979.)


                Time travel becomes possible, but efforts to stop it from destroying the time stream are complicated by the record of time travelers appearing in the past.


Time of Changes, A  (Signet, 1971, Gollancz, 1973, Panther, 1975, Berkley, 1979, Tor, 2009.)


                A man struggles with the future of a drug that brings remarkable experiences and which could destroy an interplanetary civilization.


Time of the Great Freeze  (Holt, Rinehart, Winston, 1964, Dell, 1966, Tor, 1988.)


                Following a new ice age, an expedition is launched from underground strongholds in North America in an attempt to renew contact with Europe.


To Live Again  (Doubleday, 1969, Dell, 1971, Sidgwick & Jackson, 197, Fontana, 1977, Berkley, 1978, 5, Pulpless, 1999.)


                A brilliant man has died but his personality has been recorded.  Now there's a power struggle to see who will have the right to use him for their own advantage.


Tom O'Bedlam  (Donald Fine, 1985, Warner, 1986, Gollancz, 1986.)


                Radioactive dust has rendered most of North America uninhabitable.  In the aftermath, a strange wanderer carries the secret of moving humankind to the stars.


To Open the Sky  (Ballantine, 1967, Sphere, 1970, Gregg, 1977, Bantam, 1984, Pulpless, 1999.)


                A series of related novelets in which overpopulated Earth is caught between two science based religions, only one of which wants to turn to outer space.


To the Land of the Living  (???, 1990, Easton, ?)


Tower of Glass  (Scribner, 1970, Bantam, 1971, Panther, 1976, Gollancz, 2000.)


                An obsessed man uses an army of androids to construct a gigantic object that will allow him to communicate with an alien race.


To Worlds Beyond  (Chilton, 1965, Sphere, 1969.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Trips  (Subterranean, 2009.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Unfamiliar Territory  (Scribner, 1973, Gollancz, 1973, Coronet, 1977, Berkley, 1978.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Up the Line   (Ballantine, 1969, Sphere, 1979, Del Rey, 1978, Gollancz, 1987, Ibooks, 2002.)


                A man employed as a tour guide for time travelers gets into hot water when he falls in love with a woman from the past.


Valley Beyond Time  (Dell, 1973.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Vornan 19  (See The Masks of Time.)


We Are for the Dark  (Subterranean, 2012.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


We, the Marauders  (See Invaders from Earth.)


World Inside, The  (Doubleday, 1970, Signet, 1972, Millington, 1976, Panther, 1978,  Bantam, ?, Orb, 2010.)


                In an overpopulated world in which cities are housed in single buildings, the desire for privacy is looked at as an aberration.


World of a Thousand Colors  (Arbor House, 1983, Bantam, 1984.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


World's Fair 1992  (Follett, 1970, Ace, 1982.)


Worlds Fair #2.


                Actually incorporates large portions of the prequel.  The protagonist gets a job aboard an orbiting satellite designed to host the world's fair.




Beyond the Doors of Death (Phoenix Pick, 2013.)


The novelette "Born With the Dead" and its sequel by Broderick.




Beast with 7 Tails, The (Armchair, 2021, bound with The Wreck of the Asteroid by Laurence Manning. Magazine appearance 1956.)


Spoof of monster movies.


Little Intelligence, A  (Crippen & Landru, 2009.)


Collection of unrelated stories.




Eve's Second Apple  (Dutton, 1946, Aldor, 1948.)


                Not seen.




Aliens for Neighbors  (Faber, 1961, Four Square, ?)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


All Flesh Is Grass  (Doubleday, 1965, Berkley, 1966, Gollancz, 1966, Pan, 1968, Avon, 1978, Carroll & Graf, 1993.)


                A small town is cut off from the outside world by a force field.  One of those trapped within visits a parallel universe inhabited by aliens who resemble strange flowers.


All the Traps of Earth and Other Stories  (Doubleday, 1962, MacFadden, 1963, Avon, 1979.  Four Square, 1964, in two volumes, one under the original title, one as The Night of the Puudly.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Autumn Land and Other Stories, The  (Mandarin, 1990.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Best of Clifford Simak, The  (Sidgwick & Jackson, 1975, Sphere, ?)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Best Science Fiction Stories of Clifford Simak  (Faber, 1967.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Best Science Fiction Stories of Clifford D. Simak  (Doubleday, 1970, Paperback Library, 1972.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Brother and Other Stories  (Severn House, 1986.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Catface  (See Mastodonia.)


Cemetery World  (Putnam, 1973, Berkley, 1974, Sidgwick & Jackson, 1975, Carroll & Graf, 1993.)


                An artist and his friends travel to a far world to create a new piece, but their presence is opposed by a variety of alien creatures with uncertain motives.


Choice of Gods, A  (Putnam, 1972, Berkley, 1973, Sidgwick & Jackson, 1973.)


                Earth is mysteriously depopulated.  Those left behind include a group of American Indians and a host of robots.  Centuries later, humans return from the stars, and find a very different culture on the home planet.


City  (Gnome, 1952, Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1954, Perma, ? Ace, ?, Old Earth, 2005.)


                A collection of mostly unrelated stories cobbled together into a future history.


Civilisation Game and Other Stories, The  (Severn House, 1997.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Cosmic Engineers  (Gnome, 1950, Paperback Library, 1964, Magnum, 1982.  Magazine version published in 1939.)


                Aliens contact a small group of humans and warn them of a ravaging horde of aliens.


Creator, The  (Crawford, 1946.)


                Short story published as a chapbook.


Creator and Other Stories, The  (Severn House, 1993.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Destiny Doll  (Putnam, 1971, Berkley, 1972, Sidgwick & Jackson, 1972.)


                A handful of people set out on a strange journey across an unusual planet.


Empire  (Galaxy, 1951. Armchair, 2015, bound with The Country Beyond the Curve by Walt Sheldon.)


                The discovery of a new power source changes the course of human history.


First He Died  (See Time and Again.)


Full Circle (Armchair, bound with It Was the Day of the Robot by Frank Belknap Long.)




Goblin Reservation, The  (Putnam, 1968, Berkley, 1969, Rapp & Whiting, 1969, Carroll & Graf, 1993.)


                A scientist returns to Earth only to discover that a duplicate of himself was there previously and died, leaving his status unquestionable.  Has fantasy overtones, since time travel has revealed the actual existence of many mythical creatures.


Heritage of Stars, A  (Putnam, 1977, Berkley, 1978, Sidgwick & Jackson, 1978.)


                A man travels to a distant planet to find an ancient site which may contain the secret of a lost technology.


Highway of Eternity  (Del Rey, 1986.  Severn House, 1987, as Highway to Eternity.)


                Two detectives with unusual powers find a time machine and travel back to the 18th Century.  There they discover refugees from the far future where an alien intelligence is transforming humanity into discorporate entities.


Highway to Eternity  (See Highway of Eternity.)


Immigrant and Other Stories  (Mandarin, 1991.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Marathon Photo and Others, The  (Severn House, 1986, Methuen, 1987.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Mastodonia  (Del Rey, 1978.  Sidgwick & Jackson, 1978 as Catface.)


                The protagonist becomes involved with the discovery of time travel and is engaged in helping explore prehistory when he stumbles upon a secret involving alien surveillance of human history.


Night of the Puudly, The  (Four Square, 1964.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Off Planet  (Methuen, 1988.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Other Worlds of Clifford Simak  (Avon, 1960.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Our Children's Children  (Putnam, 1974, Sidgwick & Jackson, 1975, Berkley, 1975.)


                Refugees from the 25th Century return to our time to escape a horde of dangerous creatures which have overrun the world.  Then some of the creatures manage to slip through and enter the 20th Century.


Out of Their Minds  (Putnam, 1970, Berkley, 1970, Sidgwick & Jackson, 1972.)


                A form of mass mind infects the human race, and all of the creatures of the collective imagination become physically real.


Over the River and Through the Woods  (Tachyon, 1996.) 


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Project Pope  (Del Rey, 1981, Sidgwick & Jackson, 1981.)


                On a distant world, a society of humans and intelligent robots are trying to construct the ultimate religion.  To do so, they are using people with psychic powers to gather intelligence and feed it into a super computer.


Ring Around the Sun  (Simon & Schuster, 1953, Ace, alone, 1959, Consul, 1960, Avon, 1967, Carroll & Graf, 1992.   Ace, 1954, bound with Cosmic Manhunt by L. Sprague de Camp.)


                A plot to use products from parallel universes in a get rich scheme.


Shakespeare's Planet  (Putnam, 1976, Berkley, 1977, Sidgwick & Jackson, 1977.)


                A human stranded on a distant world battles to survive among a host of very strange characters.


Skirmish  (Putnam, 1977, Berkley, 1978.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


So Bright the Vision  (Ace, 1968, bound with The Man Who Saw Tomorrow by Jeff Sutton.  Ace, alone, undated.  Severn House, 1986.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Special Deliverance  (Del Rey, 1982, Severn House, 1983.)


                A college professor follows a series of clues and then gets plucked out of his own time to accompany a group of characters from the past and future in a strange limbo.


Strangers in the Universe   (Simon & Schuster, 1958, Faber, 1958, Berkley, 1958, Panther, 1962.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


They Walked Like Men  (Doubleday, 1962, MacFadden, 1963, Gollancz, 1963.)


                Enigmatic aliens have secretly invaded the world and are destroying the economy.


Time and Again  (Magazine title was Time Quarry.  Simon & Schuster, 1951.  Dell, 1952, Armchair, 2020, as First He Died.  Heinemann, 1956., Ace, undated, as Time and Again.)


                A man finds a book which he apparently wrote in the future and which triggered a war through time and space.  Not surprisingly, he ends up traveling through time and discovering the truth.


Time Is the  Simplest Thing  (Doubleday, 1961, Crest, 1962, Gollancz, 1962, Leisure, 1974.  Magazine title The Fisherman.)


                Since travel to the stars has not proven possible, humans explore mentally using trained telepaths.  Then one of the explorers finds his mind invaded by an alien intelligence and struggles to prevent himself from acting against the human race.


Trouble with Tycho, The  (Ace, 1961, bound with Bring Back Yesterday by A. Bertram Chandler.  Ace, 1971, bound with The Last Castle by Jack Vance and Empire Star by Samuel R. Delany.)


                A prospector takes a chance by going to an area on the moon where a number of others have already disappeared.


Visitors, The  (Del Rey, 1980, Sidgwick & Jackson, 1981.)


                A gigantic, featureless box appears in a rural town, and kills a man who fires a weapon at it.  Is this the first sign of a massive alien invasion?


Way Station  (Doubleday, 1963, MacFadden, 1964, Gollancz, 1964, Del Rey, 1980, Easton, 1988, Old Earth, 2005. Magazine title Here Gather the Stars.)


                A reclusive man who appears not to age is actually the only human contact with a host of alien races whose existence is concealed from the rest of the human race.


Werewolf Principle, The  (Putnam, 1967, Berkley, 1968, Gollancz, 1968, Carroll & Graf, 1994.)


                A man who was in suspended animation in space for two centuries is revived.  He struggles to adjust to a very changed Earth, and then discovers that two aliens are living within his body.


Why Call Them Back from Heaven?  (Doubleday, 1967, Gollancz, 1967, Ace, 1968.)


                Organ regeneration and suspended animation make it possible for people to live for centuries, but only if they devote all of their efforts to obtaining the wealth needed to pay for the treatments.


Worlds of Clifford Simak, The  (Simon & Schuster, 1960, Avon, 1960.  Note that the Simon & Schuster edition also included the contents of Other Worlds of Clifford Simak.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Worlds Without End  (Belmont, 1964, Jenkins, 1965.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Worlds Without End (Armchair, 2011, bound with The Lavender Vine of Death by Don Wilcox. Magazine appearance 1956/)


Novelette published alone.


World That Couldn't Be, The  (Armchair, bound with The Wailing Asteroid by Murray Leinster.)




SIMMONS, DAN (Also writes Horror.)


Carrion Comfort  (Dark Harvest, 1989, Warner, 1990.)


                A superb blend of SF and horror featuring a small, secretive group of humans who can take possession of the bodies of others.  To occupy their time, they engage in constant internecine warfare, spending their victims' lives with impunity.  A massive, extremely impressive, and generally suspenseful novel.


Endymion  (Bantam, 1996, Headline, ?, Gollancz, 2006.)


Hyperion #3.


                A young girl is viewed by some as the next messiah, destined to free humanity from a theocratic government.  But officials of the church are determined to cut her career short.


Endymion Omnibus, The (Gollancz, 2005.)


                Omnibus of Endymion and The Rise of Endymion.


Fall of Hyperion, The  (Doubleday, 1990, Bantam, 1991, Gollancz, 2005.)


Hyperion #2.


                The mysterious artifacts known as the Time Tombs appear to be coming to life.  Will this spell the end of the theocracy that rules all of humanity?




Political ranting masquerading as a novel.


Hollow Man, The    (Lord John Press, 1992, Bantam, 1993.)


                A man whose wife has managed to dampen his telepathic abilities is on his own following her death.  His search for peace is complicated by his knowledge of a brutal killer's activities.


Hyperion    (Doubleday, 1989, Bantam, 1990, Headline, ?, Gollancz, 2005)


Hyperion #1.


                The interstellar civilization of the future is a religious dictatorship, and travel between stars is a dangerous and painful activity.  On one distant world, a mysterious intelligent artifact is worshipped and hated and apparently capable of traveling in time.


Hyperion Cantos, The  (Guild America, 1990.  Gollancz, 2004, as The Hyperion Omnibus.)


                Omnibus of Hyperion and Fall of Hyperion.


Hyperion Omnibus, The  (See The Hyperion Cantos.)


Ilium  (Avon Eos, 2003, Gollancz, 2003.)


Ilium #1.


                The human race has acquired godlike powers and one segment has recreated ancient Greece, complete with gods.


Olympos  (Gollancz, 2004, Eos, 2005, Subterranean, 2005.)


Ilium #2.




Phases of Gravity   (Bantam, 1989, Headline, 1990.)


                Marginal story about an astronaut who once walked on the moon and now is on a search for his own past.


Prayers to Broken Stones  (Dark Harvest, 1990, Bantam, 1992.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Rise of Endymion, The   (Bantam, 1997, Headline, 1997, Gollancz, 2006.)


Hyperion #4.


                The final battle between an autocratic church that has virtually enslaved the human race and a new messiah who wishes to free the stars from Earth's control.


Worlds Enough and Time  (Avon Eos, 2002.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.




Adam Experiment, The  (Arbor House, 1978, Berkley, 1979.)


                The first child is about to be born in space, aboard an orbiting space station.  Unfortunately, an alien has arrived and is secretly plotting to transform the child into a monster.


Murdock  (Arbor House, 1983.)


                A man wakens after twenty years of suspended animation to discover a conspiracy among the hospital staff and a possibly deranged computer personality.


Pandemic  (Arbor House, 1980, Berkley, 1981.)


                A new plague threatens to wipe out the entire human race in a matter of weeks.




Article 5 (Tor, 2012.)


Article #1.


Dystopian novel for teens.


Breaking Point (Tor, 2014.)


Article #2.




Glass Arrow, The (Tor, 2015.)


Teen dystopia.


Pacifica (Tor, 2018.)


Three (Tor, 2014.)


Article #3.






Irving Solution, The  (Arbor House, 1977, Avon, 1978.)


                Is the plague of poisonings the result of conscious efforts by rats to spread the substance?


Reborn  (Arbor House, 1979, Clarke Irwin, 1979.)


                Scientists discover a way to prolong human life indefinitely, but the treatment requires the sacrifice of the life of someone else.




Captive Planet  (TSR, 1984.)


An Endless Quest book.


Multi-path gamebook on an illogical planet.


SIMONS, LES  (Pseudonym of Kathryn Ptacek, who writes Horror under that name and Fantasy as Katherine Grant.)


Gila!  (Signet, 1981.)


                An homage to old SF monster movies, this one is about the rampaging of a giant gila monster in the American Southwest.




Gauntlet, The  (Bantam, 2002.)


A Justice League novel.


                Superheroes battle evil.  For young adults.


Gotham Knight  (Ace, 2007, based on the screenplay by Josh Olson, Greg Rucka, Jordan Goldberg, David Goyer, Brian Azzarello, and Alan Burnett.)


A Batman novel.


Batman battles a host of super villains.


Mystery of the Batwoman, The  (Bantam, 2003.)


A Batman novel.


                Batman solves the mystery of an imitator.


Strange Visitor  (Little, Brown, 2006.)


A Superman novel.


                A clone and a kryptonite robot are both aimed at destroying Superman.


Superman Returns  (Little, Brown, 2006 from the screenplay by Michael Dougherty and Dan Harris.)


A Superman novel.


                Superman returns to Earth to battle Lex Luthor.




Fair Warning  (Delacorte, 1980, Dell, 1981.)


                Very marginal thriller about a secret mission to Japan to convince the government to surrender before the atomic bomb is used.




Dechronization of Sam Magruder, The  (St Martins, 1996.)


                A scientist from the 22nd Century is thrown back in time and observes the age of dinosaurs.




Lesser Evil  (Pocket, 2002.)


A Star Trek Deep Space Nine novel.


                Murder aboard the station causes unrest and terror.




Woman on the Beast, The  (Heinemann, 1933., Doubleday, 1933)


                A future world dictator tries to ban reading.




Pastime of Eternity, A  (Hale, 1975.)


                Not seen.


Plenteous Seed, A  (Hale, 1973.)


                Not seen.




Plague Doctor, The  (Wildside, 2002.)


                Marginal murder mystery involving a new fungus that causes spontaneous abortions.


SINCLAIR, ALISON  (Note:  This is not the same person as the Alison Sinclair listed below.  See collaboration with Lynda Williams.)


SINCLAIR, ALISON  (Also writes Fantasy.)


Blueheart  (Millennium, 1996, Harper, 1998.)


                Plans are underway to terraform an ocean world, but some of the first colonists have other ideas.  They would prefer to see humans adapt to live an aquatic existence.


Cavalcade  (Millennium, 1998.)


                A group of humans accept an invitation to visit an alien race and discover that the ship itself is an entity.


Legacies  (Millennium, 1995, Harper, 1996.)


                The first voyage of an experimental star drive has disastrous consequences.  The field it generates destroys their home world.  They finally settle on an inhabited world of empaths, and find their destiny.




Project, The  (Simon & Schuster, 1960, Faber, 1960, Tower, undated.)


                A group of scientists and their spouses interact dramatically on the eve of a space launch.  Marginal.




Gilead Bombs, The  (Dell, 1963.)


                Teenagers land on the moon to find out what happened to the people stationed there and encounter an alien and a mind control device.  This was supposed to be the opening volume in a series that never happened.




Slow Chocolate Autopsy  (Millenium, 1997.)


                A man comes adrift in time, although he is physically limited to the confines of the city of London.




Accidental Goddess, The  (Bantam, 2006.)


                A woman wakens from suspended animation to discover she has become a religious icon.


Down Home Zombie Blues, The  (Bantam, 2007.)


An interstellar police officer comes to Earth to prevent a plague of living machines from taking over.


Finders Keepers  (Bantam, 2005.)


                A spaceship captain rescues a stranded military officer and finds both romantic love and deadly trouble.


Gabriel's Ghost  (Bantam, 2005.)


Gabriel #1.




Games of Command  (Bantam, 2007.)


                A spaceship captain attempts to conceal the presence of a rebel aboard her ship.


Hope's Folly  (Bantam, 2009.)


Romance aboard a military starship.


Shades of Dark  (Bantam, 2008.)


Gabriel #2.


Interlocking mysteries and romance in a distant future.




I, Governor of California, and How I Ended Poverty  (Laurie, 1934.)


                A chronicle of the future.


Industrial Republic, The  (?, 1907.)


                A Utopia.


Millennium: A Comedy of the Year 2000, The  (Laurie, 1929.)


                Near future political satire, whose title reveals that Sinclair was ignorant of when the millennium actually ends.




Demeter Flower, The  (St Martins, 1980.)


                Extensive exploration of a female Utopia.




Impostor, The  (Jam, 2000.)


Regeneration #4.


                A teen has to rely on dubious help when someone steals the music she wrote and claims it for her own.  Her new ally insists that she's a clone.


Killer, The  (Jam, 2000.)


Regeneration #5.


                A young boy cloned from a serial killer runs away to find a new life for himself.  His peace is ended when a nosy reporter decides that he’s involved in an unsolved murder.


Oh No! UFO!  (Llewellyn, 2004.)


                A teenager discovers that alien visitors are real.


Regeneration  (Jam, 2000.)


Regeneration #1.


                Five children were cloned as part of an experiment designed to create superior human beings.  Now teenagers, they find their lives threatened by one of the original scientific team, who has decided that they are monsters who need to be destroyed.


Search, The  (Jam, 2000.)


Regeneration #2.


                Five teenaged clones discover the truth about themselves and now must forge an alliance against a group that is determined to kill them all.


Truth, The  (Jam, 2000.)


Regeneration #3.


                A teenaged clone discovers the identity of the cell donor who created her, but even as she contemplates revealing her existence, a sinister group plans to keep her quiet - permanently.


SIODMAK, CURT  (See also collaboration which follows.)


City in the Sky (Putnam, 1974, Pinnacle, 1975, Barrie & Jenkins, 1975.)


                Prisoners in a cruel orbiting prison seize control and attempt to blackmail the authorities into giving in to their demands.


Donovan's Brain  (Knopf, 1943, Chapman & Hall, 1944, Triangle, 1944, Bantam, 1950, Corgi, 1960, Popular Library, ?, Carroll & Graf, ?, Pulpless, 1999.)


Patrick Cory #1.


                A scientist manages to keep a man's disembodied head alive, but it develops the power to possess its benefactor and uses him to get revenge on the man's enemies.


Donovan's Brain & Hauser's Memory  (Leisure, 1992.)


                Omnibus of the two novels.


F.P. 1 Does Not Reply  (Little Brown, 1933, translated from the German by H.W. Farrell.  Collins, 1933, as F.P.1 Fails to Reply.


                Danger aboard a space station.


F.P. 1 Fails to Reply  (See F.P. 1 Does Not Reply.)


Gabriel's Body  (Leisure, 1992.)


Patrick Cory #3.


                A disfigured scientist transplants his brain into a brain dead host, but the former's personality has not quite disappeared.


Hauser's Memory  (Putnam, 1968, Berkley, 1969, Jenkins, 1969.)


Patrick Cory #2.


                A scientist takes RNA from the brain of a dying scientist and implants it in another man, hoping to be able to gain information from the former.  But the results are possession of the new host.


Skyport  (Crown, 1959, Signet, 1961.)


                The construction of the first space station causes tensions as various commercial interests try to manipulate it for their own benefit while scientists plan to use it for altruistic purposes.


Third Ear, The  (Putnam, 1971, Pinnacle, 1974.)


                A scientist discovers a formula which will give telepathy to anyone who takes it, and is off on a chase as various parties seek to control him and his secret.




Riders to the Stars  (Ballantine, 1953.)


                Although only Siodmak is credited on the cover, this is a novelization of  his screen play by Smith.  It's the story of an early expedition into near Earth space.




Human Worms  (Iuniverse, 2004.)


                Unreadable stream of consciousness SF with no plot, characters, or ideas.




If Machine, The  (Scholastic, 1978.)


                A strange machine alters reality.  For younger readers.


SISKO, JAKE  (See collaboration with Michael A. Martin.)




Cave, The  (Vine, 1957.)


                Survival following an atomic war.




Man Who Lost Himself, The  (?, 1929.)


                A story set in the next century.




Legacy  (Tor, 2002.)


An Earth: Final Conflict novel.


                Humans and alien visitors contend for control of an ancient crystal that gives the possessor the power to transform into other shapes.




Sea People, The  (Exposition, 1957.)


                Life in an undersea city.




After the Storm  (Harper, 1996.)


                A time agent travels back to medieval England and unwisely falls in love.


Wings of Storm  (Harper, 1992.)


                A rationalized time travel romance.




Living Forever & Other Terrible Ideas (Fairwood, 2020.)


Collection of unrelated stories.




Antibodies  (Congdon & Weed, 1988, Worldwide, 1989.)


                An organization claims to have developed a process which will make people immortal.  Unfortunately, it involves turning them into cyborgs.


Scavengers  (Pocket, 1980.)


                A religious organization uses technology to allow people to engage in extrasensory journeys out of their bodies.  The protagonist attempts to rescue the girl he loves, who is addicted to the process.


When We Were Good (Pocket, 1981.)


                In a repressive future state, genetic engineering has become an everyday affair, but something is wrong with the new generation of children.




Affinity Trap, The  (Simon & Schuster UK, 2003, Pyr, 2005.)


Structure #1.


                Implausible space opera in which a human's involuntary alien bride to be flees and is pursued.


Destiny Mask, The  (Simon & Schuster UK, 2005, Pyr, 2006.)


Structure #2.


                A mix of time travel, interstellar intrigue, and other technological wonders, surrounding a story of two brothers raised apart who become ignorant enemies of each other.


Liberty Gun, The  (Simon & Schuster UK, 2006, Pyr, 2006.)


Structure #3.


                Time travelers find themselves on a distant world occupied by an alien force.




Are You There and Other Stories  (Golden Gryphon, 2009, Fairwood, 2014.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Harbinger  (Fairwood, 2009.)


A man discovers he has been made immortal.


Life on the Preservation  (Solaris, 2013.)


A domed city is faced with destruction.


Whole Mess and Other Stories, The (Fairwood, 2023.)


Collection of unrelated stories.




Star Giant  (Tower, 1969, Belmont-Tower, undated.)


                Two aliens living concealed among humans engage in a deadly duel hidden from their hosts.




Walden Two  (Macmillan, 1948.)


                Dull Utopian novel based on the psychologist author's theories.




Time of the Great Death  (Vantage, 1971.)


                Worldwide disaster.




Thundershine: Tales of Metakids  (Simon & Schuster, 1999.)


                Collection of loosely related stories about kids with superpowers.




First Air  (Presidio, 1991, Avon, 1991.)


                Russia launches a nuclear strike against Iran and invades, opposed only by a small contingent of US forces.




Eye of Re, The  (Wildcat, 2007.)


A pulp adventure style novel involving Nazi robots and other wonders.


SKLAR, RICHARD  (see Victor Appleton II.)




Birthright  (Laser, 1975.)


                An android seeks to achieve freedom and equality for people of his type.


Death's Angel  (Bantam, 1981.)


A Star Trek novel.


Someone aboard the Enterprise is systematically killing the members of a diplomatic mission, and unless Kirk and McCoy can solve the crime, a major setback is in the cards for the Federation.


Ice Prison  (Laser, 1976.)


                A malcontent in the space service discovers that he and others who are dissatisfied are dumped on a frozen planet used as a penal colony in order to silence their views.


Vulcan!  (Bantam, 1978.)


A Star Trek novel.


Spock and a Vulcan hating scientist are off for a series of adventures on a world where legions of giant, hostile insects hunt them and a Romulan war cruiser threatens to launch an attack on the Enterprise for crossing into their region of space on a mission to determine whether or not the insects are intelligent.




Swastika  (Onyx, 2005.)


                Serial killer novel which involves the discovery of antigravity and other technological wonders.




Alien Accounts  (Panther, 1982.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Best of John Sladek, The  (Pocket, 1981.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Blood and Gingerbread  (Cheap Street, 1990.)


                Short story published as a pamphlet.


Bugs  (Macmillan, 1989.)


                Odd goings on when a man moves to a new city.


Complete Roderick, The  (Gollancz, 2001, Overlook, 2004.)


                Omnibus of Roderick and Roderick at Random.


Flatland  (Cheap Street, 1982.)


                Short story published as a pamphlet.


Keep the Giraffe Burning (Granada, 1977.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Love among the Xoids  (Drumm, 1984.)


                Short story published as a pamphlet.


Lunatics of Terra, The  (Gollancz, 1984.)


                Collection of unrelated stories. 


Maps  (Big Engine, 2002.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Mechasm  (Ace, 1968.  Gollancz, 1968, Avon, 1974, as The Reproductive System.)


                A failing company develops a metal based lifeform and then loses control of it, with disastrous consequences throughout the world.


Muller-Fokker Effect, The  (Hutchinson, 1970, Morrow, 1971, Pocket, 1973, Panther, ?, Carroll & Graft, 1990.)


                A man submits to an experiment where his personality is uploaded to a computer, but then an accident destroys his body.  Is there any way for him to reclaim the physical world, or is he trapped in cyberspace forever?


Red Noise  (Cheap Street, 1982.)


                Short story published as a pamphlet.


Reproductive System, The   (See Mechasm.)


Roderick  (Granada, 1980, Pocket, 1982, Carroll & Graf, 1987.)


Roderick #1.


                An experimental robot is placed with a foster family to see how it interacts with humans, and the results are hilarious.


Roderick at Random  (Granada, 1983, Carroll &  Graf, 1988, Gollancz, 2001.)


Roderick #2.


                A renegade robot tries to hide from the government and fit in to ordinary human life.


Steam-Driven Boy and Other Strangers, The  (Panther, 1973.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Tik-Tok  (Gollancz, 1983, DAW, 1985.)


                A malfunctioning robot develops the ability to harm people and gleefully destroys a series of owners and casual acquaintances.


SLATEN, JEFF  (See collaboration with Albert C. Ellis.)




Ship of Destiny  (Jarrolds, 1951.)


                Most of Europe is underwater.


Smashed World, The  (Jarrolds, 1952.)


                A semi-Utopia three thousand years in the future.




Arctic Front  (Gold Medal, 1992.)




                A three way battle emerges as NATO invades Siberia and finds it preparing to declare its independence from the Soviet Union.


Asian Front  (Gold Medal, 1993.)




                The war reaches a critical stage as Chinese forces attack NATO in a determined effort to drive them out of Asia.


Battle Front  (Gold Medal, 1998.)


USA vs Militia #2.


                Although the government enjoyed considerable success in suppressing right wing militia groups, many of them are holding out and defying the army.


Force of Arms  (Gold Medal, ?)






Manhunt  (Gold Medal, 1999.)


USA vs Militia #3.


                The rebellious militias have spread their influence throughout North America, and now a foreign power decides to stir things up even further.


Rage of Battle  (Gold Medal, 1991.)




                War rages all over the world as the Russians invade western Europe, the North Koreans attack southward, and other parties jump on the bandwagon.


Showdown  (Gold Medal, 1997.)


USA vs Militia #1.


                A coalition of militia groups tries to secede from the US and the northwest is turned into a major battle zone.


South China Sea  (Gold Medal, 1996.)




                Chinese armies attack most of the Pacific Islands.


Warshot  (Gold Medal, 1992.)




                The Chinese and Soviets work cooperatively in their attempt to push back the advancing NATO armies.


World in Flames  (Gold Medal, 1991.)




                NATO is beginning to push back the invading Soviet forces, but the Russian high command grows more desperate and launches several new attacks.


WWIII  (Gold Medal, ?)








Boy Who Saved Earth, The  (Doubleday, 1979, Dell Laurel, 1983.)


                An alien teenager with telepathic powers crashes on Earth and tries to convince the authorities that he's telling the truth about an imminent alien invasion.




Falcon  (Atheneum, 1979, Berkley, 1982.)


                Marginal thriller about efforts by spies to steal the secret of a revolutionary new form of aircraft that can take off without a runway.




How I Saved the World  (Dutton, 1985, Black Cat, 1986.)


                Our hero sets out to track down a secret government project based on extrasensory powers in order to prevent them from precipitating a nuclear war. 




Liberation  (Tor, 2008.)


The collapse of the worldwide economy leads to a return to primitive social structures.


Lost Everything (Tor, 2012.)


A man searches for his son in post-apocalyptic America.


Spaceman Blues  (Tor, 2007.)


                In a strange future world, the protagonist searches for his missing friend amongst aliens and humans.




Epidemic!  (Doubleday, 1961, Hutchinson, 1961, Arrow, 1962,  Pocket, 1962.)


                Foreign agents release Black Death in New York City and a team of daughters races against time to contain the spread of the disease.


Plague Ship  (Doubleday, 1976.)


                An archaeological dig inadvertently releases an ancient plague to which there is currently no resistance and no cure, and it sweeps across the world.


SLAVICSEK, BILL  (See collaboration which follows and collaboration with Greg Gorden.)




Storm Knights  (West End, 1990.)


Possibility Wars #1.


                Earth has been invaded from another possibility world, and portions of the planet have been changed to reflect other realities.  An elite team is engaged in various battles to repel the invaders and restore normality.




Outer Mongolian, The  (Doubleday, 1973, Charter, 1980.)


                An apparently mentally retarded child is actually a genius and capable of reaching out with his mind to control others.  His target is the President of the US and his intentions are not benevolent.




2017: A Novel  (Overlook, 2012.)


A treasure hunt in decadent future Russia.




Duplicate, The  (Dutton, 1988.)


                A machine creates duplicates of a teenager.


Green Futures of Tycho, The  (Dutton, 1981, Bantam, 1984, Starscape, 2005.)


                When a teen discovers a device that allows him to travel backward and forward in time, he has a great time playing.  Then he gets a glimpse of his own future and decides to change things.


House of Stairs  (Dutton, 1974, Avon, 1975.)


                In a repressive future, a group of teenagers are made the subjects of a strange experiment in extrasensory powers.


Interstellar Pig  (Dutton, 1984, Bantam, 1986.)


                A teenager plays an elaborate space warfare game with the new neighbors, but eventually discovers that it isn't a game after all, and that they are from another planet.


Last Universe, The  (Amulet, 2005.)


                Two children discover an anomaly of quantum physics in their garden.


Singularity  (Dutton, 1985, Bantam, 1986.)


                Two boys are exploring a house which is supposedly the site of a number of mysterious events.  They discover that it's a gateway to another universe, one which threatens our own.


Strange Attractions.  (See Strange Attractors.)


Strange Attractors  (Dutton, 1990.  Heinemann, 1991, as Strange Attractions.)


                Time travel.




Mind Reader, The  (Philomel, 1997.)


                A teenager discovers that he can actually read minds, and ends up using his talents to track down a missing cousin.




20 Million Miles to Earth  (Amazing, 1957, based on the screenplay by Bob Williams, Christopher Knopf, and Charlott Knight.)


                An expedition to Venus crashlands on its return to Earth.  From the wreckage, an egg is lost which hatches into a reptilian creature that grows to an enormous size before it is killed.


God Named Smith, A  (Armchair, 2012, bound with Worlds of the Imperium by Keith Laumer. Magazine appearance 1957.)


A superhuman organizes the colonization of a new planet.




Three Wheeled Rocket, The  (Walker, 1968.)


                A young boy can change reality.




Ulterior  (Midnight Pictures, 2002.)


                A teenager discovers that the faculty at his school are actually aliens plotting the conquest of Earth.




Blown Dead  (Gold Eagle, 1991.)


Horn #2.


                Someone is planning to stage a disaster at the inauguration of a new sports complex, so a cyborg cop sets out to track them down beforehand.


Hot Zone  (Gold Eagle, 1990.)


Horn #1.




Outland Strip  (Gold Eagle, 1991.)


Horn #3.


                A cyborg cop seeks a cop killer hiding within a gigantic gambling complex.


Ultimate Weapon  (Gold Eagle, 1991.)


Horn #4.






Edge of Running Water, The.  (See The Unquiet Corpse.)


Rim of Morning, The  (Dodd Mead, 1964.)


                Omnibus of To Walk the Night and The Unquiet Corpse.


To Walk the Night  (Farrar & Rinehart, 1937, Barker, 1938, Methuen, 1939, Penguin, 1944, Dodd, Mead, 1954, Dell, undated, Panther, 1958, Franklin Watts, 1968, Bantam, ?)


 A beautiful woman possesses a number of unusual powers, including the ability to channel psychic energy with fatal results.  The power becomes a danger to others when she decides to do whatever is necessary to guarantee her own continued existence.


Unquiet Corpse, The  (Dell, undated.  Farrar & Rinehart, 1939, Methuen, 1940, Armed Forces, 1945, Dodd, Mead, 1955, Panther, 1965, Bantam, ? all as The Edge of Running Water.)


A bereaved genius constructs a device that allows him to return the dead to the world of the living, after a fashion. This elderly mixture of science fiction and horror is still more frightening by implication than most of the more explicit novels of modern horror fiction.




Round Trip Space Ship (Macmillan, 1968.)


Spaceship #4.


                Not seen.


Space Ship in the Park, The  (MacMillan, 1972.)


Spaceship $5.


                Not seen.


Space Ship Returns to the Apple Tree, The  (Macmillan, 1958, Collier, 1972.)


Spaceship #2.


                The space traveler returns to take young Eddie on another trip to the stars.


Space Ship Under the Apple Tree, The  (Macmillan, 1952, Collier, 1971.)


Spaceship #1.


                A youngster encounters a space traveler who takes him on an adventure to outer space.


Three-Seated Space Ship, The  (Macmillan, 1962, Collier, 1972.)


Spaceship #3.


                Eddie's spaceman friend takes him on a whirlwind tour of the Earth.




Brain Plague  (Tor, 2000.)


Elysium #4.


                Colonies of microbes with group intelligence are spreading through the galaxy by colonizing humans and living in their bodies.


Children Star, The  (Tor, 1998.)


Elysium #3.


                A colony of orphans on an uninhabitable world becomes caught up in the search for possible hidden natives who are controlling the planet's ecosphere.


Daughter of Elysium  (Morrow, 1993, Avon, 1993.)


Elysium #2.


                An interstellar diplomat visiting a planet where immortality appears to have been discovered becomes involved in a crisis caused by the arrogance of the immortals.


Door into Ocean, A  (Arbor House, 1986, Avon, 1987, Women's Press, 1987, Orb, 2000.)


Elysium #1.


                Conflict arises between two cultures, one in which women are predominant and life is comparatively peaceful and one run by men, which is militaristic and aggressive.


Highest Frontier, The  (Tor, 2011.)




Still Forms on Foxfield  (Del Rey, 1980.)


                A planet was colonized by Quakers, who live tranquilly with the indigenous intelligent species.  Generations later, Earth contacts them and wants them to become part of a greater union, whether they are willing to join or not.


Wall Around Eden, The  (Morrow, 1989, Avon, 1990, Women's Press, 1991.)


                Earth has been ravaged by what appears to be a nuclear war, and the survivors exist only because a mysterious alien race intervened and created havens.  But one young woman suspects that they aren't being told the entire story.




Clone Catcher  (Lippincott, 1982.)


                The hero is hired to trace a runaway clone so that her organs can be transplanted into her original.  This is for younger readers and the hero eventually decides the whole thing is immoral.


C.O.L.A.R.  (Lippincott, 1981, Avon Camelot, 1983.)


Robot Buddy #2.


                Space travelers are temporarily marooned on an unknown planet where their robot friend is kidnapped by unknown forces.


My Robot Buddy  (Lippincott, 1975, Scholastic, ?)


Robot Buddy #1.


                The perfect companion for a young boy of the future is an intelligent, self aware robot.


My Trip to Alpha 1  (Lippincott, 1978, Avon Camelot, 1980.)


                A young boy's trip to the stars goes awry for a series of lightweight adventures.


Omega Station (Lippincott, 1983,  Harper Trophy, ?)


Robot Buddy #3.




Trouble on Janus, The  (Lippincott, 1985, Harper Trophy, 1988.)


Robot Buddy #4.


                The young hero travels to a distant planet and helps the young local ruler to avoid being replaced by a robot engineered by his evil uncle.




Clash of Eagles (Del Rey, 2015.)


Rome #1.


Alternate history in which Rome never fell.


Eagle and Empire (Del Rey, 2017.)


Rome #3.


Rome meets its match in the new world.


Eagle in Exile (Del Rey, 2016.)


Rome #2.


Alternate history.




Avenging Ray, The  (Hodder, 1930, as by Seamark. Doubleday Doran, 1930, as by Small.)


                A strange new weapon is used to threaten the world.




Playback War,The  (Aspect, 2000.)


Vor #2.


                A Russian soldier discovers that Earth has been thrust into a pocket universe where time loops back and forth.  Aliens contact him and warn him that the entire human race is in jeopardy.




Law of the Jungle  (Ace, 1998.)


An X-Men novel.


                The mutant heroes travel to a lost jungle land in Antarctica to protect its residents from the energy stealing supervillain Sauron.




Flesh Tearers (Black Library, 2016.)


A Warhammer novel.


Military SF.




Glimpse of Judgement, A  (Hale, 1978.)


                Not seen.




Come Away Home  (Scribner, 1991.)


                A young sea serpent gets separated from his kind and makes friends with a human girl.




Full Circle  (Target, 1982.)


A Doctor Who book.


The Tardis is temporarily disabled on a planet about to undergo a periodic ravaging by a legion of giant beasts who rise from their lake and travel about the countryside destroying everything that gets in their way.


SMITH, CARMICHAEL (See also Cordwainer Smith.)


Atomsk  (Duell, Sloan, & Pearce, 1949.)


                Marginal story about atomic power.




Infusion  (ASI, 2004.)


                Alien races battle over natural resources in this implausible space opera.


SMITH, CORDWAINER  (Pseudonym of Paul Linebarger.  See also Carmichael Smith.)


Best of Cordwainer Smith, The  (Ballantine, 1975, Doubleday, 1975, Del Rey, 1985.  Gollancz, 1988, as The Rediscovery of Man.)


                Collection of sometimes related stories.


Instrumentality of Mankind, The  (Del Rey, 1979, Gollancz, 1988.)


                Collection of related stories.


Norstrilia  (Ballantine, 1975, Del Rey, 1985, NESFA, 1994, Gollancz, 1988, Ibooks, 2003.)


                Omnibus of The Planet Buyer and The Underpeople.


Planet Buyer, The  (Pyramid, 1964.  Magazine title for shorter version was The Boy Who Bought Old Earth.)


                A single man gains legal possession of the entire home planet of humankind, but there are various parties who are determined to prevent him from traveling there to claim his property.


Quest of Three Worlds  (Ace, 1966, Del Rey, 1978, Gollancz, 1987.)


                Episodic novel assembled from shorter works dealing with explorations of exotic planets.


Rediscovery of Man, The   (NESFA, 1993, Millennium, 1999.)


                Collection of related stories.


Rediscovery of Man, The  (See  The Best of Cordwainer Smith.)


Space Lords  (Pyramid, 1965, Sidgwick & Jackson, 1969.)


                Collection of related stories.


Stardreamer  (Beagle, 1971.)


                Collection of sometimes related stories.


Under Old Earth and Other Explorations  (Panther, 1970.)


                Collection of related stories.


Underpeople, The  (Pyramid, 1968.)


                Collection of related stories.


We the Underpeople  (Baen, 2006.)


                Collection of related stories.


When the People Fell  (Baen, 2007.)


Collection of sometimes related stories.


You Will Never Be the Same  (Regency, 1963, ???.)


                Collection of sometimes related stories.




Albino's Dancer, The  (Telos, 2006.)


A Time Hunter novel.




Heritage  (BBC, 2002.)


A Doctor Who novel.


                A mining world has sinister secrets and dislikes visitors.


Many Hands, The  (BBC, 2008.)


A Doctor Who novel.


Scary legends surround an old site.




Homecoming  (Ace, 1990.)


Marathon #3.


                Ambassadors from Earth return with their alien counterparts only to discover that the world is on the brink of war and that various nations want to control the aliens to enhance their own prestige.


In the Cube  (Tor, 1993.)


                The city of Boston has seceded from the US and become an interstellar port with aliens and other strange creatures.  Unfortunately, it is also subsiding into the ocean.


Marathon  (Ace, 1982.)


Marathon #1.


                A group of ambassadors set off on a slower than light ship to negotiate with an alien race, but internal problems and a conflict with the ship's sentient computer complicates matters even before they arrive.


Rendezvous  (Ace, 1988.)


Marathon #2.


                The expedition from Earth finally reaches the system of an alien race, but the motives of the aliens in inviting them is open to question.


SMITH, DEAN WESLEY  (See also Jonathan Frakes and collaborations which follow, with Eric Kotani, Diane Carey, and as Sandy Schofield.)


Betrayals  (Del Rey, 2002.)


                Based on the Brute Force computer game.  A group of mercenaries undertakes a dangerous mission in an interstellar war.


Captain Proton: Defender of the Earth  (Pocket, 1999.)


                A spoof of space operas with every gimmick you can imagine from spaceships to interstellar war.


Core, The  (Pocket, 2003.)


                The core of the Earth stops rotating, and the planet will be destroyed unless an experiment underground vessel can change the situation.


Emerald Mystery  (Pocket, 1999, based on the screenplay by ?.)


A Spiderman novel.


                Spiderman struggles when a number of innocent citizens are turned into zombielike criminals at the behest of a new villain in town.


Final Fantasy: The Spirit Within  (Pocket, 2001, based on the screenplay by Alan Reinert, Jeff Vintar, and Hironobu Sakaguomi.)


                The survivors of the collapse of civilization battle an alien presence that is slowly sucking the energy from the ruins of Earth.


For Dead Eyes Only  (Pocket, 1997.)


Shadow Warrior #1.


                A superpowered warrior protects the Earth from an evil mastermind who has mastered superscience such that he can remake the Earth to his specifications.  Based on the computer game.


Goblin's Revenge  (Boulevard, 1996.)


A Spiderman novel.


A friend of the late Kraven the Hunter finds the Green Goblin's equipment and frees the superhuman creature Carnage as part of his plot to have vengeance on the webbed superhero.


Grazer Conspiracy, The  (Bantam, 2000.)


A Men in Black novel.


                Agents of the super secret must crash a party to save the Earth from an alien warfleet.


Green Saliva Blues, The  (Bantam, 1999.)


A Men in Black novel.


                Aliens who look like trees come to Earth intending to dine on the local inhabitants, because they can pass undetected in a forest.  Fortunately, the Men in Black have their number.


Hard Rain, A  (Pocket, 2002.)


A Star Trek Next Generation novel.


                Picard solves a hardboiled detective plot on the holodeck.


Island of Power  (Aspect, 2000.)


A Vor novel.


                An alien city appears on an island that materializes off the coast of Oregon.  The evil alien Pharons are also captive in the pocket universe that contains the Earth, and they want something from humanity.


Jewels of Cyttorak, The  (Boulevard, 1997.)


An X-Men novel.


                The X-Men find a jewel that might provide a weapon capable of stopping the supervillain Juggernaut.


Laying the Music to Rest  (Quester, 1989.)


                The protagonist travels through a time warp and finds himself on the Titanic just before it sinks, along with a handful of alien visitors.


Little Green Men (Simon, 2003.)


A Roswell novel.


An odd disease makes the humans in Roswell look like aliens.


Prophet’s Power  (Pocket, 1998.)


Unreal #2.


                A primitive planet makes use of an artificial intelligence in their battle to stave off invasion.


Steel  (Tor, 1997, based on the screenplay by Kenneth Johnson.)


                An armored superhero patrols future Los Angeles where the criminals are armed with superweapons and the police have disappeared.


Whodunnit  (Warner, 2003.)


A Smallville novel.


                Young Clark Kent adjusts to his superpowers and solves a murder mystery.




Escape, The  (Pocket, 1995.)


A Star Trek: Voyager novel.


The badly damaged Voyager finds a supposedly deserted planet where they hope to make repairs, but predictably there's more to this world than meets the eye, and if they're not careful, this might be the last stop of their travels.


Final Assault  (Del Rey, 2000, based on the screenplay by Rand Marlis and Christopher Weaver.)


Tenth Planet #3.


                A rogue planet attempts to harvest resources from Earth, but all the nations of the world unite and eventually defeat the attacking space fleet.


Long Night, The  (Pocket, 1996.)


A Star Trek Deep Space Nine novel.


Deep Space Nine recovers the cryogenically preserved body of an alien dictator and attempts revival.  His former subjects launch an armada, determined to destroy their old enemy forever.


Mist, The  (Pocket, 1998.)


A Star Trek: Deep Space Nine novel.


                Sisko gets involved with an alien race who may possess a cloaking device superior to anything else in known space, an invention that attracts the attention of various more bellicose powers.


No Good Deed  (Pocket, 2001.)


A Roswell novel.


                A distraught man kidnaps one of the aliens in the mistaken belief that he was responsible for a series of miraculous cures.  He wants his own child cured.


Oblivion  (Del Rey, ?, based on the screenplay by Rand Marlis and Christopher Weaver.)


Tenth Planet #2.




Rings of Tautee, The  (Pocket, 1996.)


A Star Trek adventure.


The Enterprise is sent to confront a Klingon warship with a new superweapon that can disintegrate entire solar systems, a weapon recently employed against a race on the verge of joining the Federation.


Shadow  (Pocket, 2001.)


A Star Trek Voyager novel.


                A secret group of assassins working within Starfleet targets the reformed Borg member of a starship's crew.


Soldiers of Fear, The  (Pocket, 1996.)


A Star Trek Next Generation novel.


An ancient race which attacked the Federation once before has returned with renewed force.  In addition to their armament, they possess the power to project naked fear into their enemies' minds.


Tenth Planet, The  (Del Rey, 1999, based on the screenplay by Rand Marlis and Christopher Weaver.)


Tenth Planet #1.


                A mysterious object is entering the solar system just as scientists uncover ancient texts referring to its previous appearance.


Thin Air  (Pocket, 2000.)


A Star Trek New Earth novel.


                Aliens seed a colony world with biochemical agents in an attempt to seize the planet.


Treaty’s Law  (Pocket, 1997.)


A Star Trek novel.


                Kirk has to team up with an old Klingon nemesis when another alien force threatens them both in a battle for control of a remote world.


Vectors, Pocket  (1999.)


A Star Trek: Next Generation novel.


                A plague spreads over Bajor and its Cardassian conquerors alike.


X-Men  (Del Rey, 2000, based on the screenplay by Christopher McQuarrie and Ed Solomon.)


                A band of good mutant superheroes must defeat a similar group of evil minded ones, while both are hated by the general public.




Echoes  (Pocket, 1998.)


A Star Trek Voyager novel.


                The wandering space crew finds itself in a system where literally billions of people are missing, and have to contend with various alternate versions of themselves in order to solve the problem and effect a rescue.




Crystals  (IUniverse, 2001.)


                Crystals with extraordinary powers are given to humankind to transform our nature.




Armageddon  (Disney, 1998, from the screenplay by Jonathan Hensleigh and Robert Pool.)


                A desperate mission is launched to divert or destroy a giant asteroid on a collision course for Earth.  This is the version for younger readers.


My Favorite Martian, Disney  (1998, from the screenplay by Sherri Stoner and Deanna Oliver.)


A My Favorite Martian novel.


                When a group of Martians land on Earth, a newspaper reporter wants to break the story, but is prevented from doing so by a friend of his, who is also actually a Martian.


SMITH, DONNA  (See collaboration with Graham Smith.)


SMITH, EDWARD E.  (Smith is incorrectly credited as co-author of the Family D’Alembert series by Stephen Goldin, which were inspired by some of Smith’s short stories.)


Best of E.E. "Doc" Smith, The  (Jove, 1975.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Children of the Lens  (Fantasy Press, 1954, Pyramid, 1956, Allen, 1972, Jove, 1977, Panther, ?, Berkley, 1982, Old Earth Books, 1998.)


Lens #6.


                A mysterious force from outer space seems determined to bring about the end of the universe.


First Lensman  (Fantasy Press, 1950, Boardman, 1955, Pyramid, 1964, W.H. Allen, 1971, Panther, 1972, Berkley, 1982, Old Earth Books, 1998, Ibooks, 2005.)


Lens #2.


                Humans have been forbidden to visit the mysterious planet Arisia, but now one of them has been summoned to discover humanity's role in the battle that rages across the galaxy.


Galactic Patrol  (Fantasy Press, 1950, Pyramid, 1964, Allen, 1971, Panther, ?, Berkley, 1982, Old Earth Books, 1998.  Magazine version, 1937.)


Lens #3.


                A member of the galactic patrol decides to infiltrate the base used by bands of pirates with technology beyond that of the law abiding planets.


Galaxy Primes, The  (Ace, 1965, Panther, 1975, Armchair, ?)


                An exploratory vessel from Earth visits various places around the universe.


Gray Lensman  (Fantasy Press, 1951, Pyramid, 1965, Allen, 1971, Berkley, 1982, Panther, ?, Old Earth Books, 1998.)


Lens #4.


                The galactic patrol uses its extraordinary mental powers to locate the base of a criminal empire and destroy it.


Lord Tedric: Alien Worlds  (Wright, 1978.)


                Not seen.


Masters of Space  (Jove, 1979.)


                Humans develop unusual powers as they form a galactic empire in opposition to a number of alien races.


Masters of the Vortex  (Pyramid, 1968, Allen, 1972, Panther, ?, Ripping, 1998.  Gnome, 1960, as The Vortex Blaster.)


                Associated loosely with the Lens series, this is a story of interplanetary adventure.


Second Stage Lensman  (Fantasy Press, 1953, Pyramid, 1965, Allen, 1972, Panther, ?, Berkley, 1982, Old Earth Books, 1998.)


Lens #5.


                A telepathic agent of the human empire infiltrates an interstellar criminal organization in order to help destroy it.


Skylark Duquesne  (Pyramid, 1966, Panther, 1974.)


Skylark #4.


                An intergalactic war threatens to engulf all of humanity and the traditional enemies of the first three volumes are forced to unite against a common foe.


Skylark of Space, The  (Buffalo, 1946, credits Lee Garby as co-author.  Pyramid, 1958, Digit, 1959, University of Nebraska Press, 2000.  Magazine version, 1928.)


Skylark #1.


                Two scientists, one good, one evil, battle for supremacy when they discover the power to travel to the stars and beyond.


Skylark of Valeron  (Fantasy Press, 1949, Pyramid, 1963.  Magazine version, 1935.)


Skylark #3.


                Space travelers discover a world in which the fourth dimension interferes with normal operations of the universe.


Skylark Three  (Fantasy Press, 1947, Pyramid, 1963, Panther, 1974, University of Nebraska, 2003.)


Skylark #2.


                Two voyagers from Earth save a planet torn by war and help to avert a galactic disaster.


Spacehounds of IPC  (Fantasy Press, 1947, Ace, undated, Pyramid, 1972, Panther, 1974, Armchair, ?  Magazine version, 1931.)


                A journey through space goes awry and the crew is stranded on Ganymede.


Subspace Encounter  (Berkley, 1983.)


Subspace #2.


                Explorers from human space encounter a galactic empire that is rigidly governed and hostile to the newcomers.


Subspace Explorers  (Canaveral, 1965, Ace, ?, Panther, 1975.)


Subspace #1.


                All of the innovative minds have left Earth for the stars, and now they are in conflict with a repressive dictatorship back on the home world.


Triplanetary, (Fantasy Press, 1948, Boardman, 1954, Pyramid, 1965, Panther, ?, Jove, 1978, Berkley, 1982, Old Earth Books, 1998, Ibooks, 2005, Armchair, ?)


Lens #1.


                Two alien interstellar empires are locked in battle, and they are using Earth as their battlefield, even though most of the inhabitants of our world are unaware of that fact.


Vortex Blaster, The  (See Masters of the Vortex.)


SMITH, EVELYN E.  (Also wrote as Christopher Grimm and Delphine Lyons.)


Copy Shop, The  (Doubleday, 1985.)


                The protagonist discovers that aliens have invaded New York City but he can't convince anyone else.


Perfect Planet, The  (Avalon, 1962, Lancer, 1963.)


                Humorous piece about a planet that was settled exclusively by health food and physical fitness fanatics and which evolved a culture to support that predilection.


Sentry in the Sky (Armchair, 2014, bound with Son of the Black Chalice by Milton Lesser. Magazine appearance 1961.)


Spoof about a human spying on an alien planet.


Two Suns of Morcali and Other Stories (Dancing Tuatara, 2012.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Unpopular Planet  (Dell, 1975.)


                A man on a fairly repressed future Earth has visions of blue dragons when he's had too much to drink.  Eventually he discovers that the dragons are real, beings from another dimension, and that they have plans to lighten things up on Earth.




Between Worlds  (Stellar, 1929. Armchair, 2016, bound with Planet of the Dead by Rog Phillips.)


                A journey to the planet Venus.




Age of Scorpio, The (Gollancz, 2015.)


Beauty of Destruction, The (Gollancz, 2016.)


War with aliens.


Quantum Mythology, A (Gollancz, 2015.)


Veteran (Gollancz, 2011.)


War in Heaven (Gollancz, 2012.)


SMITH, GEORGE HENRY  (See also Hal Stryker and Jan Hudson.)


Coming of the Rats, The  (Pike, 1961, Digit, 1964, Priory, undated.  Pike, 1962, as Virgin Mistress.


                Following a nuclear war, rats emerge as strong rivals for humans because of their ability to survive exposure to radiation.


Doomsday Wing  (Monarch, 1963, Priory, undated. Armchair, 2012, bound with Battering Rams of Space by Don Wilcox.)


                The political situation escalates and finally an all out nuclear war is launched by the US and the Soviet Union.


Druid's World  (Avalon, 1967.)


Related to the Annwn trilogy.


                Parasites control humans in a world where magic may or may not work.


Forgotten Planet, The  (Avalon, 1965.)


               A lost colony planet is convulsed by war.


Four Day Weekend, The  (Belmont, 1966.)


                The computers a century from now decide that humankind has outlived its purpose and set out to exterminate the species.


Island Snatchers, The  (DAW, 1978.)


Annwn #3.


                A couple from our world travel to an alternate dimensional Earth to introduce aircraft, but find instead that a villain has stolen all of Ireland.


Kar Kaballa  (Ace, 1969, bound with Tower of the Medusa by Lin Carter.)


Annwn #1.


                Another version of Earth exists in an alternate dimension, and there a traveler introduces the Gatling gun just in time to prevent a barbarian leader from conquering Europe.


1976: The Year of Terror  (Epic, 1961.  Moonlight Reader, 1965, as The Year for Love.)


                The libertarians take over the government and initiate a reign of terror and political prisons.


Scourge of the Blood Cult  (Epic, 1961.)


                Not seen but reportedly part of or related to the Annwn series.


Second War of the Worlds, The  (DAW, 1976.)


Annwn #2.


                A sequel of sorts to The War of the Worlds by H. G. Wells.  Having failed to conquer our Earth, the Martians invade another dimension and attack a more primitive alternate Earth.


Unending Night, The  (Monarch, 1964, Priority, undated, Tower, undated.)


                A project goes wrong in the Mars colony, causing an explosion so powerful that Mars changes its orbit and approaches Earth with devastating consequences.


Virgin Mistress  (See The Coming of the Rats.)


Year for Love, The  (See 1976: The Year of Terror.)




Brain Machine, The  (See The Fourth "R".)


Complete Venus Equilateral, The  (Ballantine, 1976.)


                Collection of related stories about a space station orbiting the planet Venus.


Fire in the Heavens  (Avalon, 1958.  Ace, 1959, bound with Masters of Evolution by Damon Knight.)


                Two people hold the key to saving the Earth when the sun threatens to go nova.


Fourth "R", The  (Ballantine, 1959, Dell, 1979, Armchair, ?  Lancer, 1968, as The Brain Machine.)


                A man develops a method of turning his young son into a mental genius, but someone murders him, leaving the boy orphaned.  The youngster decides to establish a life for himself without adult supervision, and in the process brings his father's killers to justice.


Hellflower  (Abelard-Schuman, 1953, Lane, 1955, Pyramid, 1957, Mayflower, 1964.)


                After a fatal crash, the protagonist is judged responsible and exiled to the jungles of Venus.  In order to prove his innocence, he must first become a master criminal.


Highways in Hiding  (See Space Plague.)


Lost in Space  (Avalon, 1959.  Ace, 1960, bound with Earth's Last Fortress by A.E. van Vogt.  1954 magazine title Spacemen Lost.)


                A woman and two men are lost in a lifeboat, while her lover searches space for her and a race of powerful aliens looks on.


Nomad  (Prime Press, 1950.)


                War among humans and aliens takes place within the solar system.


Operation Interstellar  (Century, 1950.)


                A story of interstellar warfare by a space armada against a planetary defense.


Path of Unreason, The  (Gnome, 1958, Ballantine, 1975.  Shorter magazine version in 1947 as Kingdom of the Blind.)


                A scientist suffers a complete memory lapse which others attribute to strain.  But he eventually learns the trut