Last updated 2/11/23




Poorhouse Fair, The  (Knopf, 1959, Crest, ?)


                Near future satire.




Battling Prophet, The (Heinemann, 1956, Penguin, 1960.)


                An Inspector Bonaparte murder mystery in which the victim had discovered a one hundred percent accurate long range weather forecasting system that threatened to upset the balance of world power.


No Footprints in the Bush (?, 1940, Doubleday Doran, 1944.)


                An Inspector Bonaparte murder mystery in which there is genuine telepathy.




Intimate Abduction  (Earth Star, 1988.)


                A woman falls in love with the alien who has kidnapped her from Earth.




Fourth Conquest of England, The  (Tyndale, 1904.)


Religion #2.


                A return of Catholicism to England results in a new Inquisition.


High Treason  (Primrose, 1903.)


Religion #1.


                Catholicism is restored in England.




Plague  (See Plague 99.)


Plague 99  (Methuen, 1989.  Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1991, as Plague.)


                A new plague threatens the world.




Lost Civilizations  (Vantage, 1991.)


Capitalism and militarism destroy the human race.


UTECHIN, NICHOLAS  (See collaborations with Austin Mitchelson.)




Martyr  (Curtis, 1971.)


                Dystopia set in a future when the human race has retreated into underground warrens.




Batman: the Ultimate Evil  (Warner, 1995.)


A Batman novel.


                Batman goes after child abusers.  Marginal.




Beyond the Sealed World  (Paperback Library, 1965.)


                A man is exiled from the domed society within which he has lived, and discovers that the outside world is not as bad as he expected, and more diverse than he could have imagined.


Day After Doomsday, The  (Paperback Library, 1970.)


                A nuclear war devastates the world, but a handful of people are thrown back through time to just prior to a previous disaster that destroyed an earlier civilization.


Red Court, The  (Nelson, 1952.)


                Communism takes  over the US.


Taurus Four  (Paperback Library, 1970.)


                A planet full of hippies has to defend itself against an alien invasion.


VALENTE, CATHERYNNE M. (Also writes Fantasy.)


Radiance (Tor, 2015.)


Adventures in an alternate past where the pulp version of the solar system is real.




Windsound  (Berkley, 1981.)


                A woman refuses to abandon her love, even though he is now a disembodied brain used as a device to telepathically communicate with the stars.


VALENTE, CATHERYNNE M.  (Also writes Fantasy.)


Annihilation (Titan, 2018.)


A Mass Effect novel.


A suspended animation starship is hit with a deadly plague.




Dream Houses (WSFA, 2014.)


Murder mystery in space.


Icon (Saga, 2016.)


Persona #2.




Persona (Saga, 2015.)


Persona #1.


Near future political intrigue.




Cure for Death  (Sidgwick & Jackson, 1960, Four Square, 1961.)


                The discovery of immortality has unforeseen and frightening consequences.


VALLANCE, KARL  (Pseudonym of E.C. Tubb.)


Global Blackout  (Gannet, 1954.)


                A worldwide blackout sends humanity into chaos.


VAN ARNAM, DAVE  (See also collaboration which follows and another with Ted White.)


Greyland  (Belmont Tower, 1972.)


                A man has adventures in various dimensions.


Lord of Blood  (Lancer, 1970.)


Jamnar #2.


                A barbarian world has remnants of super science so powerful and mysterious that they appear to be magical.


Star Barbarian  (Lancer, 1969.)


Jamnar #1.


                A colony world has settled into barbarism and is terrorized by a fanatical cult that claims to have demonic powers until a barbarian warrior upsets their applecart.


Star Gladiator  (Belmont, 1967, bound with Special Delivery by Kris Neville.)


                A space traveler is forced to fight for his life in an arena on an alien world.


Starmind  (Ballantine, 1969.)


                Three disparate and physically separated humans are linked by an unsuspected, unprecedented psychic force, and they are fated to change the world.




Lost in Space  (Pyramid, 1967.)


                Tie-in to the television series about a family that gets lost in space when their experimental starship is sabotaged by a stowaway.




Fires of Fu Manchu, The  (Harper, 1987, Perennial, 1988.)


                A sequel to the series by Sax Rohmer.  The evil mastermind's latest plot to conquer the world is set in Egypt, and his old nemeses from England are back to stop him.


VANCE, GERALD  (House pseudonym.)


Conception: Zero (Armchair, 2015, bound with Enslaved Brains by Eando Binder. Magazine appearance 1956.)


Dystopia in which women are just breeding machines.


Too Many Worlds (Armchair, 2018, bound with Wall of Fire by Charles Eric Maine.)


Adventures in another dimension.


VANCE, JACK  (Note that many of Vance's space adventures are set in the same universe.)


Alastor  (Tor, 1995, Orb, 2002.)


                Omnibus of Trullion: Alastor 2262, Marune: Alastor 933, and Wyst: Alastor 1716.


Anome, The  (Dell, 1973, Coronet, 1975.  Ace, 1978, Underwood Miller, 1983, Gollancz, 1987, as The Faceless Man.)


Durdane #1.


                A citizen of the planet Durdane breaks the cardinal rules of his society, and brings down the wrath of the dreaded Faceless Man.


Araminta Station  (Underwood Miller, 1987, Tor, 1988, New English Library, 1988.)


Cadwal #1.


                Very involved political intrigue dealing with the maintenance of a nature preserve on a distant world.


Asutra, The  (Dell, 1974, Coronet, 1975, Ace, 1978, Underwood Miller, 1983, Gollancz, 1987.)


Durdane #3.


                The ultimate battle between the newly freed people of Durdane and the alien race that has enslaved them is about to take place.


Augmented Agent and Other Stories, The  (Underwood Miller, 1986, Ace, 1988, New English Library, 1989.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Best of Jack Vance, The  (Pocket, 1976, Taplinger, 1978.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Big Planet  (Avalon, 1957, Ryerson, 1957, Ace, 1967, Coronet, 1977, Underwood Miller, 1978, Tor, 1989, Gollancz, 1989.  Ace, 1958, bound with Slaves of the Klau,.)


Big Planet #1.


                An agent is sent to an oversized world that was populated by all of the nuts and extremists in the universe to gain information about a possible plot against the culture of Earth.


Blue World, The  (Ballantine, 1966, Mayflower, 1976, Underwood Miller, 1979, DAW, 1983, Grafton, 1987, Gollancz, 2003.  Magazine title was The Kragen.)


                A water world is populated with primitive people who live in floating communities.  Unfortunately, the ocean is also home to giant sea creatures who kill the humans unless they provide sufficient food.


Book of Dreams, The  (DAW, 1981, Underwood Miller, 1981, Coronet, 1982, Grafton, 1988.)


Star Kings #5.


                The last of the demon princes is a master of disguise and mystery, and Kirth Gerson may not be able to even track him down, let alone kill him.


Brains of Earth, The  (Ace, 1966, bound with The Many Worlds of Magnus Ridolph.  Dobson, 1975, Panther, 1984.  DAW, 1980, in omnibus as Nopalgarth.)


The protagonist discovers that mind controlling aliens are dominating the Earth.


Brave Free Men, The  (Dell, 1973, Coronet, 1975, Ace, 1978, Underwood Miller, 1983, Gollancz, 1987.)


Durdane #2.


                A single rebel has upset the rule of imposed law on Durdane, and now he is urging people toward a war designed to destroy his enemies.


Chasch  (See City of the Chasch.)


Chateau D’If and Other Stories  (Underwood Miller, 1991.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


City of the Chasch  (Ace, 1968, Mayflower, 1974, Dobson, 1975, Underwood Miller, 1978, DAW, 1979.  Bluejay, 1986, as Chasch.)


Planet of Adventure #1.


                A rescue ship sent to a remote world is destroyed by a weapon from the planetary surface, and only one man survives to land on a world whose people have been radically transformed.


Complete Magnus Ridolph, The  (Underwood Miller, 1984.)


                Collection of related stories.


Coup de Grace and Other Stories  (Vance Integral Editions, 2002.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Dark Side of the Moon, The  (Underwood Miller, 1986, New English Library, 1989.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Demon Princes Volume One, The  (Tor, 1997, Orb, 1997.)


                Omnibus of The Star King, The Killing Machine, and The Palace of Love.


Demon Princes Volume Two, The  (Tor, 1997, Orb, 1997.)


                Omnibus of The Face and The Book of Dreams.


Dirdir, The  (Ace, 1969, Dobson, 1975, Mayflower, 1975, Underwood Miller, 1979, DAW, 1979.)


Planet of Adventure #3.


                A man stranded on a world dominated by aliens tries to convince one of the races to help him obtain a starship to return him to Earth.


Dragon Masters, The  (Ace, 1962, bound with The Five Gold Bands.  Dobson, 1965, Panther, 1967, Mayflower, 1972, Gregg, 1976, Berkley, 1985, Easton, 1988, Ibooks, 2003.  Ace, 1973, bound with The Last Castle.  Tor, 1990, bound with A Short, Sharp Shock by Kim Stanley Robinson.)


Dragon #1.


                An interstellar war between humans and a reptile species becomes bizarre when each side genetically alters captured members of the other side as organic weapons of war.


Dream Castles  (Subterranean, 2012.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Durdane  (Gollancz, 1989.)


                Omnibus of the Durdane trilogy.


Dust of Far Suns  (See Future Tense.)


Ecce and Old Earth  (Underwood Miller, 1991, Tor, 1991, New English Library, 1992.)


Cadwal #2.


                One of the chief preservationists on a planet supposedly immune to exploitation must discover the identity of the coalition of humans and aliens who are attempting to subvert the trust.


Eight Fantasms and Magics  (MacMillan, 1969, Collier, 1970.  Mayflower, 1978, as Fantasms and Magics.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Emphyrio  (Doubleday, 1969, Dell, 1970, DAW, 1979, Coronet, 1980, Charles Miller, 1995, Millennium, 1999.)


                A refugee from a planet whose population is effectively enslaved by its government escapes into space.  He searches for the ancient planet Earth where he hopes to find the knowledge that will allow him to free his people.


Face, The  (DAW, 1979, Dobson, 1980.)


Star Kings #4.


                Kirth Gerson fears he has finally met his match when he sets out destroy the fourth of the Star Kings, whose home culture is incredibly vicious.


Faceless Man, The  (See The Anome.)


Fantasms and Magics  (See Eight Phantams and Magics.)


Five Gold Bands, The  (Ace, 1962, bound with The Dragon Masters.  DAW, 1980, Mayflower, 1980, Underwood Milleer, 1993.  Magazine version 1950. Toby, 1953, as The Space Pirate.)


                An adventurer travels through the galaxy in search of five bands, each of which is the key to great political power.


Future Tense  (Ballantine, 1964.  DAW, 1981, as Dust of Far Suns.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Galactic Effectuator  (Underwood Miller, 1980, Ace, 1981, Coronet, 1983.)


                Collection of two related stories.


Gold and Iron  (See Slaves of the Klau.)


Grand Crusades (Subterranean, 2015.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Gray Prince, The  (Bobbs Merrill, 1974, Avon, 1975, Coronet, 1976, DAW, 1981, Gollancz, 1990, Tor, 1992.)


                War erupts among the various altered forms of humanity in a very distant future.


Houses of Iszm, The  (Ace, 1964, bound with Son of the Tree.  Mayflower, 1974, Underwood Miller, 1983. Magazine version 1954.)


                Offworlders plot to steal a seed of a mother tree, a genetically altered plant which the people of Iszm use to grow living houses.


Killing Machine, The  (Berkley, 1964, Dobson, 1967, DAW, 1978, Coronet, 1980, Grafton, 1988.)


Star Kings #2.


                Kirth Gersen continues his quest by searching for the second of the Star Kings, an outlaw whose fascination for elaborate machines makes him doubly dangerous.


Languages of Pao, The  (Avalon, 1957, Ryerson, 1958, Ace, 1958, Mayflower, 1974, DAW, 1980, Tor, 1989, New English Library, 1989.)


                The planet Pao has only a single language and its people live in peace.  Agents of another world introduce new languages in an effort to cause a schism in Pao's culture, and the power of language to affect thought is proven.


Last Castle, The  (Ace, 1967, bound with World of the Sleeper by Tony Russell Wayman.  Ace, 1971, bound with The Trouble with Tycho by Clifford D. Simak and Empire Star by Samuel R. Delany. Ace, 1973, bound with The Dragon Masters.  Tor, 1989, bound with Nightwings by Robert Silverberg.  Underwood Miller, 1980, Berkley, 1985.)


Dragon #2.


                Further adventures set in a future when humans and aliens use altered versions of each other to conduct an interstellar war.


Light from a Lone Star  (NESFA, 1985.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Lost Moons  (Underwood Miller, 1982.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Lurulu  (Tor, 2004.)


Myron Tany #2.


                Space travelers track down a missing woman.


Magic Highways  (Subterranean, 2013.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Magnificent Showboats of the Lower Vissel River, Lune XXIII,, South, Big Planet, The  (See Showboat World.)


Many Worlds of Magnus Ridolph, The  (Ace, 1966, bound with The Brains of Earth.  Dobson, 1977, DAW, 1980.)


                Collection of related space adventures.


Marune: Alastor 933  (Ballantine, 1975, Coronet, 1978, DAW, 1981, Underwood Miller, 1984.)


Alastor #2.


                An amnesiac travels to the planet where he suspects he originated, and finds himself proclaimed as planetary ruler.  Unfortunately there's a catch.  There's always a catch.


Maske: Thaery  (Berkley, 1977, Fontana, 1977.)


                Baroque intrigue as an agent seeks to unmask the man who is quietly undermining the society of an entire planet.


Monsters in Orbit  (Ace, 1965, bound with The World Between and Other Stories.  Dobson, 1977.  Magazine version, 1952, as Abercrombie Station.)


                A young woman travels to a privately owned satellite in an effort to seduce its rich owner into marrying her.


Moon Moth and Other Stories, The  (See The World Between and Other Stories.)


Narrow Land, The  (DAW, 1982, Coronet, 1984.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Night Lamp   (Tor, 1996, Harper, 1998.)


                An orphan travels from world to world seeking the secret of his origin.


Nopalgarth  (DAW, 1980.)


                Omnibus of The Brains of Earth, retitled here as Nopalgarth, plus Son of the Tree, and The Houses of Iszm.


Palace of Love, The  (Berkley, 1967, Dobson, 1968, DAW, 1979, Coronet, 1980, Underwood Miller, 1981, Grafton, 1988.)


Star Kings #3.


                An interstellar avenger has accumulated a vast fortune, and now he pits his wits and his resources against a villain who is fascinated with eroticism.


Planet of Adventure  (Orb, 1993.)


                Omnibus of City of the Chasch, Servants of the Wankh, The Dirdir, and The Pnume.


Pnume, The  (Ace, 1970, Dobson, 1975, Mayflower, 1976, Underwood Miller, 1979, DAW, 1979.)


Planet of Adventure #4.


                Still stuck on a world people by various alien races, the protagonist this time must escape the clutches of an underground race who wish to place him in their museum.


Ports of Call  (Tor, 1998.)


Myron Tany #1.


                A young man rebels against his family to pursue a career among the stars.


Servants of the Wankh  (Ace, 1969, Dobson, 1975, Underwood Miller, 1978, DAW, 1979.  Mayflower, 1985, Bluejay, 1986, as Wankh.)


Planet of Adventure #2.


                An offworlder agrees to escort a young woman home over a dangerous stretch of country on a planet where four different alien races live in uneasy juxtaposition.


Showboat World  (Pyramid, 1975,  Coronet, 1977, Tor, 1989, Gollancz, 1989.  Underwood Miller, 1983, as The Magnificent Showboats of the Lower Vissel River, Lune XXIII,, South, Big Planet.)


Big Planet #2.


                Two entertainers conduct a fierce and occasionally violent rivalry as they ply their trade on the rivers of the largest inhabited planet in the universe.


Slaves of the Klau  (Ace, 1958, bound with Big Planet.  Coronet, 1980, as Gold and Iron. Magazine title Planet of the Damned.)


                Just as the human race is about to spread into space, a galactic civilization shows up, kidnapping large numbers of humans and using them as slave labor on alien worlds.  One of the abductees decides to fight back.


Son of the Tree  (Ace, 1964, bound with The Houses of Iszm.  Mayflower, 1974, Underwood Miller, 1983.)


                Interstellar intrigue involving a gigantic tree that is the symbol of power for millions of people.  Or is it more than just a symbol?


Space Opera  (Pyramid, 1965, DAW, 1979, Coronet, 1982, Underwood Miller, 1984.)


                Earth is visited by a mysterious opera troupe that disappears under unusual circumstances.  Earth decides to send an opera company of its own to their home world, and the musicians discover the mission isn't as casual as it appears.


Space Pirate, The  (See The Five Gold Bands.)


Star King, The  (Berkley, 1964, Dobson, 1966, Panther, 1968, Mayflower, 1973, DAW, 1978, Coronet, 1980, Grafton, 1988.)


Star Kings #1.


                Five non-human interstellar raiders attack a planet and kill the hero's parents.  Reaching maturity, he sets out to track down and kill the first of the five.


Throy  (Underwood Miller, 1992, Tor, 1993, New English Library, 1993.)


Cadwal #3.


                The battle over the future of a planetary nature preserve comes out in the open as the protagonist seeks to finally defeat the forces plotting to develop the world.


To Live Forever  (Ballantine, 1956, Allen, 1956, Sphere, 1976, DAW, 1982, Grafton, 1987, Tor, 1993, Charles Miller, 1995.)


                Immortality is achieved by using identical cloned bodies and transferring memories and personality.  The incarnation of a man whose previous version committed a terrible crime finds himself drawn into similarly opposing the status quo.


Trullion: Alastor 2262  (Ballantine, 1973, Mayflower, 1979, DAW, 1981, Underwood Miller, 1984, Grafton, 1987.)


Alastor #1.


                A water world has a culture that is dominated by hussade, a team sport that seems more important to the inhabitants than politics or business.


Vandals of the Void  (Winston, 1953, Gregg, 1979.)


                Juvenile adventures in outer space.


Wankh  (See Servants of the Wankh.)


When the Five Moons Rise  (Underwood Miller, 1992.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


World Between and Other Stories, The  (Ace, 1965, bound with Monsters in Orbit.  Dobson, 1975, as The Moon Moth and Other Stories.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Worlds of Jack Vance, The  (Ace, 1973.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Wyst: Alastor 1716 (DAW, 1978, Coronet, 1980, Underwood Miller, 1984.)


Alastor #3.


                One world in the Alastor cluster appears to be a Utopia, but something bothers the man who rules the cluster and he sends an agent to find out just what exactly is happening on the planet Wyst.




All the Shattered Worlds  (Manor, 1979.)


                A woman believes that a man who claims he can destroy the Earth may be telling the truth.


Asgard Run, The  (Leisure, 1990, BMI, ?.)


                A group of men are exploring a newly discovered alien ship buried on Earth when the doors close, the ship's computer intelligence wakes up, and they discover they are being systematically hunted down.


Planet of the Gawfs  (Leisure, 1978.)


                Mutant children are exported from Earth to a distant planet which is supposed to be a pleasant home but which is actually very hostile.  Some of those exiled are determined to return to Earth and reveal the truth.




Enemy Beyond Pluto  (Kelly, 1954, translated from the French.)


                Earth is invaded from another star system.




Find Me (Farrar, Straus, Giroux, 2015.)


One person is immune to a new plague.




Acceptance (Tor, 2014.)


Southern Reach #3.


An anomalous condition threatens to engulf the world.


Annihilation (Tor, 2014.)


Southern Reach #1.


Part of North America becomes an inaccessible jungle.


Authority (Tor, 2014.)


Southern Reach #2.


The organization that deals with a space time anomaly begins to break down.


South China Sea (Dark Horse, 2008.)


A Predator novel.


An island hunting preserve is visited by alien predators.


Veniss Underground  (Bantam, 2005.)


                A novel and related stories set in a far future city.




Heir Apparent  (Harcourt, 2002.)


                A young girl is trapped in a virtual reality system by saboteurs, and may die for real if she can't survive the game.


User Unfriendly  (Harcourt, 1991, Magic Carpet, 2001.)


                A computer game that requires you to connect physically to the computer has one disadvantage.  What happens in the game has suddenly become real, as a bright teenager is about to discover.


VAN EEKHOUT, GREG  (Also writes Fantasy.)


Boy at the End of the World, The  (Bloomsbury, 2011.)


A boy and a robot survive the apocalypse.




Crucified City, The  (New Authors, 1962.)


                Survivors battle in London following a nuclear attack.


Evening Fool, The  (Hutchinson, 1964.)


                A Utopia.


Graffiti  (Gollancz, 1983.)


                Not seen.  After the atomic war.


Judas!  (See The Judas Gospel.)


Judas Gospel, The  (Atheneum, 1972, Dell, 1973.  Gollancz, 1972, as Judas!)


                Marginal thriller involving the discovery of documents which contradict Christian history and efforts to suppress them.


Medusa Touch, The  (Gollancz, 1973, Stein and Day, 1973.)


                Strange novel about a man who may have figured out a way to change the laws of cause and effect.


Mutants: A Novel  (Gollancz, 1986.)






Where Were You Last Pluterday?  (DAW, 1973, translated from the 1968 Dutch edition by Danny De Laet and Willy Magiels.)


                A spoof in which science fiction is outlawed and the protagonist meets aliens, travels in time, and so forth in search of a beautiful girl.




Killing Time  (Pocket, 1985.)


A Star Trek novel.


The Romulans employ a device that changes the fabric of history, leaving Kirk an ensign serving under Spock.  The very different Enterprise then struggles to find a way to turn things back to the way they were.




Gates of Afree, A.D. 1928, The  (White, 1903.)


                Not seen.


VAN LHIN, ERIK  (Pseudonym of Lester Del Rey, whom see.)


Battle on Mercury  (Holt, Rinehart, Winston, 1953.)


A host of alien creatures are discovered living secretly within the solar system.


VAN LODEN, ERLE  (Pseudonym of Lisle Willis.)


Curse of Planet Kuz  (Edwin Self, 1953.)


                Various lifeforms and scientific illiteracy on alien worlds.


Voyage into Space  (Edwin Self, 1954.)


                Adventure in outer space.




By Then Mankind Ceased to Exist  (Stockwell, 1960.)


                Russia launches an atomic attack on Europe.




Children No More  (Baen, 2010.)


Jon & Lobo #4.


In the aftermath of a disaster, a group of children must grow up quickly.


Jump Gate Twist  (Baen, 2010.)


Omnibus of One Jump Ahead and Slanted Jack, plus some short stories.


No Going Back (Baen, 2012.)


Jon & Lobo #5.


A rescue mission on a hostile world.


One Jump Ahead  (Baen, 2007.)


Jon & Lobo #1.


A futuristic soldier battles enemies and political intrigues to rescue a kidnapped woman.


Overthrowing Heaven (Baen, 2009.)


Jon & Lobo #3.


Military SF.


Slanted Jack  (Baen, 2008.)


Jon & Lobo #2.


A cyborg teams up with a con man.




Sherlock Holmes and the Giant Rat of Sumatra (Penzler, 2002.)


Holmes discovers an intelligent race of rats.




Ragnarok  (Baen, 2010.)


War between humans and aliens.




Anvil  (Roc, 1998.)


                A woman travels to a mysterious city on an alien world to find out what happened to her sister, who was apparently murdered there.




Best of James Van Pelt, The  (Fairwood, 2020.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Experience Arcade and Other Stories, The (Fairwood, 2017.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Flying in the Heart of the Lafayette Escadrille  (Fairwood, 2012.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Last of the O-Forms, The  (Fairwood, 2005.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Pandora's Gun (Fairwood, 2015.)


Psi powers.


Radio Magician & Other Stories, The  (Fairwood, 2009.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Strangers and Beggars  (Fairwood, 2002.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Summer of the Apocalypse  (Fairwood, 2006.)


                A man searches for a new life in the aftermath of a plague that wipes out most of humanity.




Trial of Adolf Hitler, The  (Lester & Dennys, 1978, Summit, 1978, Bantam, 1980.)


                Alternate history in which Hitler survived the war, was captured by the allies, and subsequently was tried before an international court.




Assignment Nor'Dyren  (Avon, 1973.)


                An Earthman is sent to a distant colony world which has inexplicably lost its high technological base and reverted to barbaric primitivism.


Bluesong  (Berkley, 1983.)


Starsilk #2.


                A woman troubled by strange dreams and phantom memories leaves her tribe to seek an explanation.


Cloud Cry  (Berkley, 1978.)


                Humans are searching for a new home when Earth is doomed, but the world they chose was once home to a race which gained immortality by sending their personalities into a crystal.


Darkchild  (Berkley, 1982, Penguin, 1984.)


Starsilk #1.


                A planetbound culture has conflicts with another which travels among the stars.


Daughters of the Sunstone  (Doubleday, 1984.)


                Omnibus of the Starsilk trilogy.


Deepwater Dreams  (Avon, 1991.)


                The genetically engineered colonists of a water world have a dangerous coming of age ceremony.  Each adolescent is sent out to survive on his or her own in an ocean filled with predators.


Drowntide  (Berkley, 1987, Futura, 1987.)


                This novel of a distant world where human rulers can communicate with sea dwelling animals has more the feel of fantasy than science fiction.


Saltflower  (Avon, 1971.)


                The human race must adjust to the existence of alien beings when several very large starships hover enigmatically over the Earth.


Star Mother  (Berkley, 1976.)


                A woman travels to a planet whose colonists have been plagued by strange mutations which has split them into two hostile groups.  While caring for the mutant children, she begins to wonder if she is fulfilling a mysterious prophecy.


Starsilk  (Berkley, 1984.)


Starsilk #3.


                A man seeks to become reunited with his family on a large and primitive planet.  His enemies have other plans.


Sunwaifs  (Berkley, 1981.)


                A group of children on a distant world develop powerful psi powers.




I Am the World: A Romance  (Catto & Windus, 1942.)


                A dystopian future.


Story Teller, The  (Pete Owen, 1958.)


                A five hundred year old man recounts his experiences.


VAN VOGT, A.E.  (See also collaboration with E. Mayne Hull and those that follow.)


Anarchistic Colossus, The  (Ace, 1977, Sidgwick & Jackson, 1978.)


                Earth has become an anarchy, but paradoxically one governed by computers.  That makes things interesting when an alien race decides to conquer the planet.


Away and Beyond   (Pellegrini & Cudahy, 1952, Avon, 1953, Berkley, 1959, Panther, 1963.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Battle of Forever, The  (Ace, 1971, Sidgwick & Jackson, 1972, DAW, ?.)


                A small subset of the human race has created what it believes to be a Utopian society, but when one of its denizens ventures out into the outer world, that precipitates a crisis that calls everything into question.


Beast, The  (Doubleday, 1963, MacFadden, 1964, DAW, 1984, Carroll & Graf, 1992.  Panther, 1969, as Moonbeast.)


                The protagonist stumbles upon a machine built by alien technology with the power to control the entire human race.  When it disappears and his wife is kidnapped, he sets out to rescue her and retrieve it before it can be used for world domination.


Best of A.E. Van Vogt, The  (Sphere, 1974.  Contents different than the Pocket collection.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Best of A.E. Van Vogt, The  (Pocket, 1976.  Contents different than the Sphere collection.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Blal, The  (Zebra, 1976.)  Is this the same as Monsters???


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Book of Ptath, The   (Fantasy Press, 1947, Paperback Library, 1969, Panther, ?, DAW, 1984, Carroll & Graf, 1992.   Zebra, ?, as Ptath.  Paperback Library, 1964, as Two Hundred Million A.D.  Magazine version 1943.)


                A man with powers that are godlike is kidnapped into the distant future where he is merely mortal and must battle a superhuman woman.


Book of Van Vogt, The  (DAW, 1972.  DAW, 1980, New English Library, 1980, as Lost: Fifty Suns.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Changeling, The  (MacFadden, 1967.)


                Aliens invade Earth by controlling the minds of humans, making their hosts immortal and telepathic, but slaves.


Children of Tomorrow  (Ace, 1970, Sidgwick & Jackson, 1972.)


                A space traveler returns to Earth after a lapse of years to discover that human children have developed unusual powers.


Computer Eye  (See Computerworld.)


Computerworld  (DAW, 1983.  Morrison Raven Hill, 1985, as Computer Eye.)


                The preponderance of computers has quickly wiped out most human freedom.  The protagonist is one of those who resents this change when he discovers the truth, and he sets out to change the status quo.


Cosmic Encounter  (Doubleday, 1980, New English Library, 1981, Carroll & Graf, 1990.)


                A crew of space travelers find themselves back in 18th Century Earth and troubled by alien intervention.  They must defeat the invaders and prevent their intervention from changing the course of history.


Darkness on Diamondia, The  (Ace, 1972. Sidgwick & Jackson, 1974, DAW, ?)


                A military officer is sent to a colony world to report on the war between humans and alien indigenes.  There he discovers a plot so far reaching that he considers using a terrible superweapon in response.


Destination Universe   (Pellegrini & Cudahy, 1952, Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1953, Signet, 1953, Panther, 1960, Berkley, 1964.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Earth Factor X  (DAW, 1976.  Prentice Hall Reward, 1974, Sidgwick & Jackson, 1975, as The Secret Galactics.)


                Aliens have secretly invaded the Earth, taking forms indistinguishable from humans so that they can infiltrate every human institution.


Earth's Last Fortress  (Ace, 1960, bound with Lost in Space by George O. Smith.  Magazine version, 1954 as Recruiting Station.  Fantasy Press, 1950, MacFadden, 1967, as Masters of Time.)


                What appears to be a normal recruiting station is actually a way to draft humans from our time into fighting a terrible war in the far future.


Empire of Isher, The  (Tor, 2000, Orb, 2000.)


                Omnibus of The Weapon Makers and The Weapon Shops of Isher.


Empire of the Atom  (Shasta, 1956, MacFadden, 1966, New English Library, 1975.  Ace, 1956, bound with Space Station #1 by Frank Belknap Long.)


Clane #1.


                Thousands of years after a galactic war, Earth still has the trappings of technology, but no one understands how the starships and weapons work.


Enchanted Village, The  (Misfit, 1979.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Far-Out Worlds of A.E. Van Vogt, The  (Ace, 1968, Sidgwick & Jackson, 1973.  Later expanded by Ace as The Worlds of A.E. Van Vogt.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Future Glitter  (Ace, 1973.  Sphere, 1977, as Tyranopolis.)


                A group of scientists form a secret group dedicated to overthrowing a repressive future dictatorship.


Gryb, The  (Zebra, 1976, New English Library, 1980.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


House That Stood Still, The  (Greenberg, 1950, Harlequin, 1952, Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1953, Digit, 1960, Paperback Library, 1965, Carroll & Graf, 1993.  Beacon, 1960, as The Mating Cry. Panther,  1976, as The Undercover Aliens.)


                As Earth faces destruction at the hands, or appendages, of powerful aliens, a man discovers a secret group of immortals who are planning to escape to another world.  He convinces one of them to help defend the planet.


Lost: Fifty Suns  (See The Book of Van Vogt.)


M33 in Andromeda  (Paperback Library, 1971.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Man With a Thousand Names, The  (DAW, 1974, Sidgwick & Jackson, 1975.)


                The protagonist's journey to another planet has a surprising result.  He finds himself back on Earth in another body, and this strange phenomenon is repeated several times.


Masters of Time  (Fantasy Press, 1950.)


                Omnibus of Earth’s Last Fortress and The Changeling.


Masters of Time  (See Earth's Last Fortress.)


Mating Cry, The  (See The House That Stood Still.)


Mind Cage, The   (Simon & Schuster, 1957, Avon, 1958, Panther, 1960, Tower, 1965, Pocket, 1978.)


                In a future where Earth is a dictatorship and robots enforce the laws, a man discovers that his personality has been transferred into another man's body.  His efforts to recover himself reveal the dark underside of the government.


Mission: Interplanetary  (See The Voyage of the Space Beagle.)


Mission to the Stars  (Gnome, 1952, as The Mixed Men.  Berkley, 1955, Digit, 1960.)


                Several stories cobbled together to form a novel about a starship searching for a lost civilization and their efforts to resist being found.


Mixed Men, The  (See Mission to the Stars.)


Monsters   (Paperback Library, 1965, Corgi, 1970.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Moonbeast   (See The Beast.)


More Than Superhuman  (Dell, 1971, New English Library, 1975.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Null-A Three  (Morrison Raven Hill, 1985, DAW, 1985, Sphere, 1985.)


Gilbert Gosseyn #3.


                This time Gosseyn is off to face down the masters of the universe, an alien race with godlike powers.


One Against Eternity  (See The Weapon Makers.)


Pawns of Null-A, The  (Ace, 1956, Digit, 1960.  Magazine version 1948 as The Players of A.  Berkley, 1966, Dobson, 1970, as The Players of Null-A.)


Gilbert Gosseyn #2.


                Having proven instrumental in deciding the outcome of the Earth-Venus war, Gosseyn now finds himself being manipulated in a battle that spans star systems.  And what is the true nature of the fearsome entity known as the Follower?


Pendulum  (DAW, 1978, New English Library, 1982.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Players of Null A, The  (See The Pawns of Null-A.)


Proxy Intelligence and Other Mind Benders, The  (Paperback Library, 1971.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Ptath  (See The Book of Ptath.)


Quest for the Future  (Ace, 1970, Sidgwick & Jackson, 1971.)


                The first expedition to Alpha Centauri runs into a paradox.  Traveling slower than light, it finds that the system has been colonized by faster than light ships sent out generations after they left.


Renaissance  (Pocket, 1979.)


                Implausible adventure in a future where women are dominant and repress men.


Rogue Ship  (Doubleday, 1965, Berkley, 1966, Dobson, 1967, DAW, 1980.)


                A starship on a long journey to another star faces one crisis after another as the passengers and crew begin to consider mutiny.


Secret Galactics, The  (See Earth Factor X.)


Siege of the Unseen  (Ace, 1959, bound with The World Swappers by John Brunner.   Magazine title The Chronicler.)


                An accident wakens a man to the fact that he has a third eye, one able to see into another universe.


Silkie, The (Ace, 1969, New English Library, 1973, DAW, ?)


                Humans create a super race called Silkies to help them manage their society.  But are the Silkies really subservient, or are they just biding their time?


Slan  (Arkham House, 1946, Simon & Schuster, 1951, Dell, 1953, Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1953,Panther, 1960, Ballantine, 1961, Aeonian, 1968, Berkley, 1968, Doubleday, 1968, Garland, 1975, Easton, 1994, Orb, 1998, Tor, 2007.)


Slan #1.


                A race of mutated humans lives secretly among the rest of us, concealing their differences because of efforts by normal humans to exterminate them.


Supermind  (DAW, 1977,  Sidgwick & Jackson, 1978.)


                An experiment designed to enhance humanity's understanding of the universe has unexpected side effects.


Three Eyes of Evil, The  (Sidgwick & Jackson, 1973.)


                Omnibus of Earth’s Last Fortress and Siege of the Unseen.


Transgalactic (Baen, 2006.)


                Collection of sometimes related stories.


Triad  (Simon & Schuster, 1959.)


                Omnibus of The World of A, The Voyage of the Space Beagle, and Slan.


Twisted Men, The  (Ace, 1964, bound with One of Our Asteroids Is Missing by Calvin M. Knox.)


                Collection of loosely related stories about a dangerous space mission and its consequences.


Two Hundred Million A.D.  (See The Book of Ptath.)


Two Science Fiction Novels  (?, 1973.)


                Omnibus of Siege of the Unseen, under the title Three Eyes of Evil, and Earth’s Last Fortress.


Tyranopolis  (See Future Glitter.)


Undercover Aliens, The  (See The House That Stood Still.)


Universe Maker   (Ace, 1953, bound with The World of Null-A.  Sidgwick & Jackson, 1976, Ace alone, undated, Carroll & Graf, 1992. Magazine title The Shadow Men.)


                A man finds himself propelled into the far future, where agents of three different powers chase him, hoping to use him as their pawn.


Universe Maker and The Proxy Intelligence, The  (?, 1976.)


                Omnibus of the two novels.


Van Vogt Omnibus, A  (Sidgwick & Jackson, 1967.)


                Omnibus of Planets for Sale, The Beast, and The Book of Ptath.


Van Vogt Omnibus II  (Sidgwick & Jackson, 1971.)


                Omnibus of The Mind Cage, The Winged Man, and Slan.


Voyage of the Space Beagle, The   (Simon & Schuster, 1950, Grayson, 1951, Panther, 1959, MacFadden, 1963, Manor, 1974, Collier, 1992, Tor, 2008.  Signet, 1952, as Mission: Interplanetary.)


                Episodic novel of a starship's visit to various planets and the lifeforms it encounters.


War Against the Rull, The   (Simon & Schuster, 1959, Panther, 1961, Pocket, 1962.  Orb, 1999, includes a short sequel.)


                Several stories patched up as a novel about the war between the human race and space traveling aliens.


Weapon Makers, The   (Hadley, 1946, Greenberg, 1952, Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1954, Ace, 1960, Tempo, 1970.  Ace, 1955, as One Against Eternity, bound with The Other Side of Here by Murray Leinster,.    Magazine version 1943.)


Weapon Shops #2.


                An interstellar empire that has lasted for thousands of years finds itself incapable of coping with a single master criminal whose plans include the downfall of the existing order.


Weapon Shops of Isher, The   (Ace, ?, bound with ?  Greenberg, 1951, Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1952, Nova, 1954, Ace, undated.)


Weapon Shops #1.


                A series of weapon shops opens in an interstellar empire, selling weapons to private citizens that make them equal to the authorities.


Wizard of Linn, The  (Ace, 1962, MacFadden, 1968, New English Library, 1976.  Magazine version 1950.)


Clane #2.


                A scientific genius must discover a weapon that will turn the tide of battle before the empire of humanity is exterminated by the alien Riss.


World of Null-A, The  (Simon & Schuster, 1948, Grosset & Dunlap, 1950, Ace, 1964, Dobson, 1969, Berkley, 1974, Tor, 2002, Orb, 2002. Ace, 1953, bound with Universe Maker.)


Gilbert Gosseyn #1.


                A man with no memories discovers that he can survive his own death through some inexplicable process, and that he is the pawn in the hands of superbeings who are trying to protect Earth from an alien invasion.


Worlds of A.E. Van Vogt, The  (Ace, 1974.  This is an expanded version of The Far-Out Worlds of A.E. Van Vogt.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.




Slan Hunter  (Tor, 2007.)


Slan #2.


                Anderson completed this unfinished work in which the conflict between humans and mutants comes to a climax.




Twice Upon a Time  (Crossway, 1993.)


                A trip into the past changes history and results in the death of the protagonist's son, so he goes back in time himself to try to restore the original timeline.


VARDEMAN, ROBERT  (See also Victor Appleton, Edward George, Nick Carter, and Monica Mounds.)


Alien Web, The  (Avon, 1987.)


Masters of Space #2.


                A man who has discovered the existence of a weapon that can wipe out entire planets is pursued from star system to star system by humans, aliens, and killer robots.


Ancient Heavens (Avon, 1989.)


                A technician is hired by a religious cult to terraform a planet.  He takes his job seriously, but he's concerned when it appears that he has been cast in the role of god.


Colors of Chaos  (Berkley, 1988.)


Weapons of Chaos #3.


                A weapon capable of destroying entire star systems has entered the galaxy and is on a collision course with human civilization.


Crisis at Starlight  (Ace, 1990.)


Biowarriors #2.


                The conflict between humans and aliens may have been unintentional, and the protagonist tries to find a path to peace before humanity commits genocide.


Death Fall  (Onyx, 1991.)


                A crashed satellite contains canisters of a plague that could wipe out millions of people if they aren't recovered before they are opened.


Echoes of Chaos  (Berkley, 1986.)


Weapons of Chaos #1.


                A human scientist tries to unravel the secret of a weapon that wiped out another sentient race before hostile aliens can use it against humankind.


Equations of Chaos  (Berkley, 1987.)


Weapons of Chaos #2.


                The race against time continues as scientists attempt to solve the mystery of a weapon that changes the laws of nature.


Hell Heart  (Aspect, 2000.)


A Vor novel.


                A conflict in Central America becomes even more intense when alien technology is discovered which leads to invaders from off world, an army of the undead, and other complications.


Infinity Plague, The  (Ace, 1989.)


Biowarriors #1.


                Human warfare came to an end with the develop of biogenetically engineered weapons, but those entities come in handy when explorers encounter a belligerent alien race.


Klingon Gambit, The  (Pocket, 1981, Gregg, ?)


A Star Trek novel.


As the Enterprise orbits a world where scientists have discoverd the ruins of an ancient city, a Klingon warship appears, threatening war.  But Kirk and the rest of the crew are being influenced by some indetectible force that is making it difficult for them to think rationally.


Masters of Space  (New English Library, 1990.)


                Omnibus of The Stellar Death Plan, The Alien Web, and A Plague in Paradise.


Mutiny on the Enterprise  (Pocket, 1983.)


A Star Trek novel.


Kirk is trying to bring peace to yet another world when a strange woman who has taken passage with them begins to influence the minds of the crew, eventually causing them to organize a mutiny.


Plague in Paradise, A  (Avon, ?)


Masters of Space #3.




Road to the Stars  (Harper & Row, 1988.)


                A teenager solves the mystery of a planet full of alien ruins in time to save the lives of everyone aboard his starship.


Ruins of Power, The  (Roc, 2003.)


A Battletech Mech Warrior novel.


                Civil war threatens to erupt when a pacifist governor dismantles the planet's defensive forces.


Sandcats of Rhyl, The  (Major, 1978.)


                A human and a cyborg travel to a primitive planet in search of treasure and find a series of adventures instead.


Space Vectors  (Ace, 1990.)


Biowarriors #3.


                A plague that humans inadvertently let loose among aliens may have mutated and endangered both species.


Stellar Death Plan, The  (Avon, 1987.)


Masters of Space #1.


                The man assigned to manage a mining colony harvesting minerals required for interstellar travel finds himself caught in the middle of an interplanetary intrigue, hunted by humans and aliens alike.


Weapons of Chaos  (New English Library, 1989.)


                Omnibus of Echoes of Chaos, Equations of Chaos, and Colors of Chaos.




Broken Places, The  (Tor, 2003.)


An Andromeda novel.






Barbie Murders, The  (Berkley, 1980, Orbit, 1983.  Berkley, 1984, as Picnic on Nearside.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Blue Champagne  (Dark Harvest, 1986, Berkley, 1986.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Dark Lightning (Ace, 2014.)


Space Race #4.


The first voyage of a starship.


Demon  (Berkley, 1984, Futura, 1985, Ace, 1987.)


Gaia #3.


                The planetary intelligence has gone insane and the humans trapped in her world must kill her or perish themselves.


Golden Globe, The  (Ace, 1998.)


                An interstellar actor uses bio-implants to alter his physical appearance for each role, an ability which comes in handy since he's wanted for murder.


Good-Bye Robinson Crusoe and Other Stories  (Subterranean, 2013.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


In the Hall of the Martian Kings  (See The Persistence of Vision.)


Irontown Blues  (Ace, 2018.)


Eight Worlds novel.


A private detective tracks down a criminal on the moon.


John Varley Reader, The  (Ace, 2004.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Mammoth  (Ace, 2005.)


                The discovery of an intact mammoth frozen in the ice is exciting enough, but next to him is the body of a caveman wearing a wristwatch.


Millennium  (Berkley, 1983, Sphere, 1985, Ace, 1988.)


                Just as their plane is about to crash, a group of travelers are kidnapped into the future.


Ophiuchi Hotline, The  (Dial, 1977, Dell, 1978, Sidgwick & Jackson, 1978, Berkley, 1984, Ace, 1993, Gollancz, 2003.)


                Aliens conquer Earth to save the whales and dolphins and human civilization is left in tatters.  But there is a mysterious transmission that provides humans with scientific advances as well.


Persistence of Vision, The  (Dial, 1978, Dell, 1979.  Sidgwick & Jackson, 1978, as In the Hall of the Martian Kings.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Persistence of Vision, The  (Tor, 1991, bound with Nanoware Time by Ian Watson.


                Novelette published as half of a double book.


Picnic on Nearside  (See The Barbie Murders.)


Press Enter  (Tor, 1990, bound with Hawksbill Station by Robert Silverberg.  Science Fiction Book Club, 1997.)




Red Lightning  (Ace, 2006.)


Space Race #2.


                An entrepreneur from Mars returns to Earth after it is hit by a comet.


Red Thunder   (Ace, 2003.)


Space Race #1.


                A group of unusual people decide to build a spaceship and beat the Chinese to Mars after the US space program runs into disaster.


Rolling Thunder  (Ace, 2008.)


Space Race #3.


An entertainer travels to Europa and runs into intrigue.


Slow Apocalypse (Ace, 2012.)


A synthetic virus eats petroleum products.


Steel Beach  (Ace, 1992, HarperCollins, 1993.)


Eight Worlds novel.


                After aliens conquer Earth, humanity survives on the moon, but the enclosed civilization there is starting to fall apart, along with the computer system that manages it.


Tango Charlie and Foxtrot Romeo  (Tor, 1989, bound with The Star Pit by Samuel R. Delany.)


                Novella about a group of people stranded on a space station.


Titan  (Berkley, 1979, Sidgwick & Jackson,1979, Ace, 1987.)


Gaia #1.


                Humans begin exploring one of Saturn's moons and discover that the planetoid itself is a single giant alien.


Wizard  (Berkley, 1980, Futura, 1981, Ace, 1987.)


Gaia #2.


                Humans attempt to explore the nature of a creature as large as small planet.




Sherlock Holmes and the Coils of Time  (Gryphon, 2005.)


                Holmes encounters Morlocks.


Sherlock Holmes in the Adventure of the Ancient Gods  (Gryphon, 1990.)


                Holmes encounters the minions of Cthulhu.




Exile of the Skies, The  (Armchair, 2018, bound with Abduction by Steve Frazee. Magazine appearance 1934.)


 A disgraced man earns redemption in outer space.




After the Golden Age  (Tor, 2011.)


Superhero #1.




Bannerless (Mariner, 2017.)


Murder in a dystopian future.


Dreams of the Golden Age  (Tor, 2014.)


Superhero #2.




Martians Abroad (Tor, 2017.)


A young woman wants to be a star pilot.


Wild Dead, The  (Mariner, 2018.)


Murder in a post-ecological collapse society.




Night of the Assassin, The  (Boulevard, 1998.)


Wild Wild West #3.


                Marginal story about an attempt to assassinate President Garfield and cause a second Civil War.


Night of the Death Train, The  (Boulevard, 1998.)


Wild Wild West #2.


                Marginal adventure story about a criminal planning to use a record setting train trip in a plot to undermine the government of the US.


Wild Wild West, The  (Boulevard, 1998.)


Wild Wild West #1.


                Marginal thriller based on the television series.  A criminal mastermind has established a tiny empire and plans to secede from the US.


VAUX, PATRICK.  (See also collaboration which follows.)


Shock of Battle, The  (Putnam, 1906.)


                Future war between England and Germany.




When the Eagle Flies Seaward  (Hurst & Blackett, 1907.)


                Future war novel.




Shelby and the Shifting Rings  (Parity, 2005.)


                An orphan discovers a time machine at her private school.




Smart Dog  (Harcourt Brace, 1998.)


                A teenager befriends a talking dog that escaped from an experimental lab.


VENNING, HUGH  (Pseudonym of Claude van Zeller.)


End: A Projection, Not a Prophecy, The  (Douglas Organ, 1947.)


                Future conflict as England tries to use its technology to fend off an unfriendly world.




Meatball Finkelstein  (Dell Yearling, 2002.)


                A young boy discovers he has an unusual superpower.




Pandemic (Sky Pony, 2014.)


A new plague appears.




Autumn World  (FTL, 2002.)


                A space traveler crashlands on a primitive world and gets caught up in local politics.


VERCORS  (Pseudonym of Jean Bruller.)


Borderline  (See You Shall Know Them.)


Insurgents, The  ??




Murder of the Missing Link, The  (See You Shall Know Them.)


You Shall Know Them  (Little, Brown, 1953, McClelland & Stewart, 1953, Pocket, 1954, Popular Library, ?.  Pocket, 1958, as The Murder of the Missing Link.  Macmillan, 1954, New English Library, 1976, as Borderline.  Filmed as Skullduggery.


                A man kills a child he fathered on an apelike creature that appears to be the link between humans and animals.  He is put on trial for murder in a case that will define legally what it is to be human.




Power of the Gods, The  (Manor, 1979.)


                A scientist discovers documents that reveal the history of the war between Atlantis and Mu.




Abandoned  (See The Mysterious Island.)


Adventures of Captain Hatteras, The  (See At  the North Pole.)


All Around the Moon  (See Round the Moon.)


American Gun Club, The  (See From the Earth to the Moon.)


Around the World in 80 Days  (Avon, 1956.)


                Marginal story of a round the world race.


Astounding Adventures Among the Comets  (See Off on a Comet.)


At the North Pole  (Porter & Coates, 1874, as The English at the North Pole.  Routledge, 1874, as A Journey to the North Pole.  Osgood, 1875, as The Adventures of Captain Hatteras.)


                Marginal story of a trip to the Arctic.


Baltimore Gun Club, The  (See From the Earth to the Moon.)


Begum's Fortune, The  (Lippincott, 1878, Sampson Low, 1879, Hanison, 1958, Arco, 1958, Ace, 1968, Wildside, 2004, translated from the French by I.O. Evans.  Munro, 1879, as The Five Hundred Millions of the Begum. Wesleyan, 2005, as The Begum's Millions, translated by Stanford Luce.)


                Two very different utopian cities come into conflict.


Begum's  Millions, The  (See The Begum's Fortune.)


Carpathian Castle  (Arco, 1963, Panther, 1963, Ace, 1968, translated from the French by I.O. Evans.  Sampson Low, 1893, Saalfield, 1900, as The Castle of the Carpathians.)


                Marginal suspense story with some super scientific details.


Castle of the Carpathians, The  (See The Carpathian Castle.)


Chase of the Golden Meteor, The  (See The Hunt for the Meteor.)


City in the Sahara, The  (Arco, 1960, Consul, 1965, Ace, 1968, translated from the French by I.O. Evans.)


Barsac Mission #2.


                More super science in the interior of Africa.


Clipper of the Clouds, The  (Munro, 1887, as Robur the Conqueror.  Sampson Low, 1887, translated from the French.  Scottie, 1956, Arco, 1962, Macmillan, 1959.  Donohue & Henneberry, 1887, as A Trip Around the World in a Flying Machine.)


                Two men are kidnapped and taken aboard a super airship.


Collected Novels  (Castle Books, 1984.)


                Omnibus of Around the World in 80 Days, The Clipper of the Clouds, and 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea.


Complete Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea, The   (See Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea.)


Demon of Cawnpore, The  (Munro, 1881, Arco, 1959, Ace, 1968, translated from the French by I.O. Evans.)


Steam House #1.


                A revolutionary steam driven car is used to explore the interior of India.


Doctor Ox and Other Stories  (Osgood, 1874.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Doctor Ox’s Experiment and Other Stories  (Osgood, 1875.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.  Not the same as the 1874 edition.


Doctor Ox’s Experiment and Other Stories  (Munro, 1879, translated from the French by George Towle.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Dropped from the Clouds  (See The Mysterious Island.)


English at the North Pole, The  (See At the North Pole.)


Eternal Adam and Other Stories, The  (Phoenix, 1999.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Facing the Flag  (See For the Flag.)


Five Hundred Millions of the Begum, The  (See The Begum’s Fortune.)


For the Flag  (Sampson Low, 1897, Arco, 1961, Ace, 1968, translated from the French by I.O. Evans.  Neely, 1897, as Facing the Flag.)


                A pirate takes over the Bermudas using guided missiles and other superweapons to menace shipping.


From Earth to Moon  (See From the Earth to the Moon and A Trip Around It.)


From the Earth to the Moon  (Newark, 1869, Ward Lock, 1958, Digit, 1958, Hanison, 1959, Scholastic, 1965, Airmont, 1967, Bantam, 1967.  Sampson, Low, 1873, translated from the French by L. Mercier & E.E. King, Crowell, 1978, as From the Earth to the Moon Direct in 97 Hours 20 Minutes. Scribner, 1874, as The American Gun Club. King & Baird, 1874, as The Baltimore Gun Club..)


                A private club decides to build a cannon that can fire a manned projectile to the moon.


From the Earth to the Moon and All Around the Moon  (See From the Earth to the Moon and A Trip Around It.)


From the Earth to the Moon and a Tour of the Moon  (See From the Earth to the Moon and A Trip Around It .)


From the Earth to the Moon and Round the Moon.  (See From the Earth to the Moon and a Trip Around It.)


From the Earth to the Moon and A Trip Around It  (Lippincott, 1958, Crest, 1958.  Dodd, Mead, 1962, Doubleday, ?, as From the Earth to the Moon and Round the Moon.  Ward Lock, 1910, as The Moon Voyage.  Dover, 1960, as From the Earth to the Moon and All Around the Moon.  Haldeman Julius, 1923, as A Voyage to the Moon. Dent, 1930, as From Earth to Moon. Didier, 1949, as From the Earth to the Moon and A Tour of the Moon. Wordsworth, 2011, as From the Earth to the Moon & Around the Moon.)


Gun Club #1.


                The original novel plus its sequel.


From the Earth to the Moon Direct in 97 Hours 20 Minutes  (See From the Earth to the Moon.)


Hector Servadac  (See Off on a Comet.)


Homeward Bound  (Arco, 1965.  Part two of Off on a Comet.)


Hunt for the Meteor, The  (Arco, 1965, Ace, 1968, translated from the French by I.O. Evans.  Grant Richards, 1909, Bison, 2002, as The Chase of the Golden Meteor.)


                A meteor enters the solar system, containing so much gold that the world's economy will be destroyed.


Into the Niger Bend  (Arco, 1960, Ace, ?, translated from the French by I.O. Evans.)


Barsac Mission #1.


                Explorers in the interior of Africa discover super scientific advances.


Invasion of the Sea  (Wesleyan, 2001, translated from the French by Edward Baxter.)


                Struggles around the attempt to create an inland sea in the Sahara.


Journey to the Center of the Earth, A   (Griffith & Farran, 1872, Shepard, 1874, Ace, 1956, translated from the French by Willis T. Bradley. Dodd, 1959, Pocket, 1959, Blackie, 1960, Digit, 1960, Arco, 1961, Collier, 1963, Peal, 1964, Penguin, 1965, Consul, 1965,  Airmont, 1965, Scholastic, 1965, Heritage, 1967, Lancer, 1967, Dent Dutton, 1970, Doubleday, ?, Readers' Digest, 1992,  Pulp Fictions, 1998. Oxford University Press, 1992, translated from the French by William Butcher.  Didier, 1950, as A Trip to the Center of the Earth.  Ward Lock, 1984, as A Journey into the Interior of the Earth. )  Baronet, 1990, rewritten by Howard J. Schwach.


                A group of adventurers travels down a series of caves to explore the interior of the Earth.


Journey into the Interior of the Earth, A  (see A Journey to the Center of the Earth.)


Journey to the North Pole, A  (See At the North Pole.)


Jules Verne Omnibus  (Lippincott,?)


Master of the World  (This title was used both for the second part of the novel and for the two parts published together.  Low Marston, 1904, Sampson Low, 1914, Lippincott, 1915, Arco, 1962.  Airmont, 1965, Lancer, 1968, Magnum, ?)


                A genius uses a revolutionary airship to destroy the armies and navies of the world.


Master of the World  ( Ace, 1961, Airmont, 1965, Lancer, 1968.)


                This edition also includes the related novel Robur the Conqueror.


Moon Voyage, The   (See From the Earth to the Moon and A Trip Around It .)


Mysterious Island, The  (Sampson Low, 1876, Scribner Armstrong, 1876, Burt, ?, World Rainbow Classic, 1956, Grosset, 1956, Dodd Mead, 1958, Hanison, 1959, Heritage, 1959, Permabook, 1961, Dolphin, 1961, Scholastic, 1961, Airmont, 1965, Corgi, ?. Wesleyan, 2001, translated from the French by Sydney Kravitz.)


Nemo #2.


                A group of people stranded on a dangerous island discover that they are being assisted by the commander of a remarkable submersible vessel.  Originally published in three volumes titled Shipwrecked in the Air, Dropped from the Clouds, and Abandoned.


Off on a Comet  (Munro, 1877, Scribner, 1878, Claxton, 1878,  Sampson Low, 1878, translated from the French by E.E. Frewer.  Street & Smith Select Library, ?, Munro, 1877, Searle & Rivington, 1878, , as Hector Servadac.  Ace, 1957, abridged, as Off on a Comet. Hurst, 1910, as Astounding Adventures Among the Comets.  Dover, 1960, as Space Novels by Jules Verne. Claxton, 1878, in two volumes as To the Sun? and Off on a Comet.)


                A comet tears off a piece of the Earth and carries its inhabitants into space.


Omnibus Jules Verne, The  (Lippincott, 1931, Blue Ribbon, 1933.)


                Omnibus of Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea, Around the World in 80 Days, From the Earth to the Moon and A Trip Around It, and The Blockade Runners.


Paris in the 20th Century  (Random House, 1996, Del Rey, 1997, translated from the French by Richard Howard.)


                Not much happens in this grand tour of a futuristic Paris.


Propellor Island  (Arco, 1961, Panther, 1965.)




Purchase of the North Pole, The  (Once a Week Library, 1890, Sampson Low, 1890, Ace, 1960, Arco, 1966.  Ogilvie, 1889, as Topsy Turvy.)


Gun Club #2.


                The Gun Club decides to transform the climate of the world.


Robur the Conqueror  (Didier, 1951, Armchair, 2017.  Sampson Low, 1887, as The Clipper of the Clouds.)


                Combined edition of Clipper of the Clouds and Master of the World.


Round the Moon  (Sampson Low, 1874, Ward Lock, ?, Royal, 1958, Hanison, 1958, Arco, 1959.  Catholic Publication Society, 1876, as All Around the Moon.)


                Second half of From the Earth to the Moon and A Trip Around It.


Shipwrecked in the Air  (See The Mysterious Island.)


Space Novels by Jules Verne  (See Off on a Comet.)


Steam House, The  (Scribner, 1881, Sampson Low, 1887, Munro, 1887, McAllister, 2016.)


                Omnibus of The Demon of Cawnpore and Tigers and Traitors.


Tigers and Traitors  (Munro, 1881, Arco, 1959, Ace, ?, translated from the French by I.O. Evans.)


Steam House #2.


                Steam driven vehicles explore India and are beset by rebels and bandits.


Topsy Turvy  (See The Purchase of the North Pole.)


To the Sun?  (See Off on a Comet.)


To the Sun? Off on a Comet  (Dover, 1960.)


                Omnibus of the two.


Trip Around the World in a Flying Machine, A  (See Clipper of the Clouds.)


Trip to the Center of the Earth, A  (See Journey to the Center of the Earth.)


20,000 Leagues Under the Sea    (Sampson Low, 1872, Smith, 1873, Worthington, 1889, Fontana, 1955, Ward Lock, 1957, Heritage, 1957, Weidenfeld, 1957, Grosset, 1958, Dean Classics, 1958, Schofield & Sims, 1959, Dolphin, 1960, Arco, 1960, Scholastic, 1968, Scholastic 1971 is abridged and a different translation, DK, 1998.  Rand McNally, 1922, translated from the French by Philip Schuyler Allen. Bantam, 1962, Macmillan, 1962, Airmont, 1963, Washington Square, 1965, Platt & Munk, 1965, Dutton, 1966, Dent, 1966, Belford Clarke, ?, Crowell, 1976, New American Library, 1977, Galley Press, 1987, Doubleday, ?.  Lancer, 1968, translated from the French by Anthony Bonner. Moby, 1977, adapted by Malvina G. Vogel.  Indiana University, 1991, as The Complete Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea.  Piccolo, 1977, is adapted by Tom Barling.)  Baronet, 1992, rewritten by Malvina G. Vogel.


Nemo #1.


                A megalomaniac obsessed with stopping wars builds a submersible vessel and begins shipping warships of any nation he encounters.


Village in the Treetops, The  (Arco, 1964, Ace, ?, translated from the French by I.O. Evans.  French edition, 1901.)


                A lost race is found in Africa.


Voyage to the Moon, A  (See From the Earth to the Moon and a Trip Around It.)


Yesterday and Tomorrow  (Arco, 1965, Ace, 1968, translated from the French by I.O. Evans.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.




Robot Hunt  (Avalon, 1959.)


                Force shields protect the world from nuclear war, but someone has developed a means to penetrate them, and the secret was stolen by a robot.


Space Frontiers, The  (Signet, 1955.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


VERRILL, A. HYATT  (See also Ray Ainsbury. )


Beyond the Green Prism (Armchair, 2015, bound with Alcatraz of the Starways by Albert DePina and Henry Haase. Magazine appearance 1930.)


Prism #2.


Return trip to a microscopic world.


Bridge of Light, The  (Fantasy Press, 1950, Capricorn 2005. Magazine version 1929.)


                A lost world novel involving the Mayans.


Death from the Skies (Armchair, 2014, bound with The Brain Sinner by Alan E. Nourse. Magazine appearance 1929.)


Earth is bombarded by meteors directed by a hostile intelligence.


Golden City, The  (Duffield, 1916.)


                A lost world novel.


Incas' Treasure House, The  (Page, 1932, Harrap, 1936.)


                Marginal lost race novel.


Into the Green Prism (Armchair, 2015, bound with Wanderers of the Wolf Moon by Nelson S. Bond. Magazine appearance 1929.)


Prism #1.


A scientist explores a microscopic world.


Monsters of the Ray (Armchair, 2017, bound with Beyond Infinity by Robert Spencer Carr. Magazine appearance 1937.)


Scientists discover a way to look back through time.


Radio Detectives Under the Sea, The  (Appleton, 1922.)


                For younger readers.


Vampires of the Desert (Real Books, 2013. Magazine appearance 1929.)


Novelet about plants that drink blood.


World of the Giant Ants, The  (Armchair, 2018. Magazine appearance 1928.)


Explorers find a lost world of giant insects.




Day of the Dust, The  (Wright Brown, 1964.)




Point of No Return, The  (Wright Brown, 1955.)


                Young adult story about mutant fish attacking the human race.




Girl from Erosphere, The  (Grove, 1975, translated from the French by Sam Flores.)


Yolanda #1.


                A human exploration ship takes aboard two sex crazed humanoids from another planet.


Slaves of Space  (Grove, 1976, translated from the French by Sam Flores.)


Yolanda #2.


                A human astronaut is taken prisoner by a race with strange sexual tastes.




Hellwalker  (Tor, 1988.)


                A criminal with unusual mental powers raises an army on a primitive world, and the authorities move secretly to destroy him.




Froth on the Daydream  (See Mood Indigo.)


Mood Indigo  (Grove, 1968, translated from the 1963 French edition by John Sturrock.  Rapp & Carroll, 1967, as Froth on the Daydream.)


                The rich elite of the future find that their world isn't as pleasant as they were led to believe.




War Lords of Atlantis  (?, based on the screenplay by ?)






When the Aliens Come  (Hustler, 1981.)


                Pornography with aliens.




Wild Type, The  (Crown, 1989, Pinnacle, 1990.)


                A secret scientific project is developing a form of mind control.




Duluth  (?, 1983.)




Kalki  (Random House, 1978, Franklin, 1978.)


                A chemist convinces much of the world that he is an incarnated god and threatens to destroy civilization.


Live from Golgotha  (?, 1992.)


                New technology makes it possible to film the crucifixion.


Messiah  (Dutton, 1954, Heinemann, 1955, Ballantine, 1965, Four Square, 1966.)


                A man forms a new religion which worships death, and is eventually forced to commit suicide by the bureaucracy of his own creation in order to prove his faith.


Myron  (Random House, 1974, Ballantine, 1975.)




Visit to a Small Planet  (Little, Brown, 1956, Signet, 1960.)


                A play about a comical alien visitor to Earth.


VIEHL, S.L.  (Writes horror fiction as Lynn Viehl.)


Afterburn  (Roc, 2005.)


Allied League #2.


                A rescue unit provides security during interstellar peace negotiations.


Beyond Varallan  (Roc, 2000.)


Stardoc #2.


                When a doctor's origin as an enhanced clone is discovered, she takes refuge on an alien starship to avoid capture by the human authorities.


Bio Rescue  (Roc, 2004.)


Allied League #1.


                A space pilot working with a medical team helps resolve a crisis between two alien species.


Blade Dancer  (Roc, 2003.)


                Set in the same universe as the Stardoc novels.  A professional athlete conceals the fact that she isn't human until the death of her parents reveals her secret.


Crystal Healer  (Roc, 2010.)


Stardoc #9.




Dream Called Time  (Roc, 2010.)


Stardoc #10.


A woman investigating an alien starship is transported through time.


Endurance  (Roc, 2001.)


Stardoc #3.


                A fugitive clone avoids slavery and the efforts by various parties to capture her.


Eternity Row  (Roc, 2002.)


Stardoc #5.


                Cherijo Torin and her husband continue their journey through space, seeking a refuge where they will be safe from the aliens and humans who both hunt them.


Omega Games  (Roc, 2008.)


Stardoc #8.


A doctor is stranded on a world subject to a plague of paranoia.


Plague of Memory  (Roc, 2007.)


Stardoc #7.


                An amnesiac doctor has to help an alien race defeat a plague.


Rebel Ice  (Roc, 2006.)


Stardoc #6.


                When his wife is stranded on a primitive world, suffering from amnesia, a man struggles to rescue her.


Shockball  (Roc, 2001.)


Stardoc #4.


                Two fugitives find themselves caught up in the violent games that take place on the world where they are hiding.  And the powerful man who seeks them hasn't given up his efforts either.


Stardoc  (Roc, 2000.)


Stardoc #1.


                A female doctor travels to a world filled with alien species, concealing the fact of her own physical variation from normal humanity.


VIGLIANTE, MARY  (See also Jarl Szydlow.)


Colony, The  (Manor, 1979.)


Holocaust #1.


                Following a nuclear war, women become chattel.  One of them escapes her masters, arms herself, and returns for revenge.


Land, The  (Manor, 1979.)


Holocaust #2.




Source of Evil  (Manor, 1979.)


                A woman reluctantly commanding a space mission to exploit new worlds runs into a series of disasters that convince her a powerful force is arrayed against her.


VILOTT, RHONDI  (See Charles Ingrid.)




Ambassador from Mars, The  (Armchair, 2017, bound with The Human Termites by David H. Keller. Magazine appearance 1928.)


The dying Martian race appeals to humans for help.


Barton's Island (Villainous, 2013. Magazine appearance 1929.)


Rebellion against a corporate dominated future.


Before the Asteroids (Armchair, 2014, bound with The Sixth Glacier by Marius. Magazine appearance 1930.)


War between Mars and the fifth planet.


Callisto at War (Armchair, 2015, bound with The Moon Pirates by Neil R. Jones. Magazine appearance 1930.)

Neptunians plot to change the sun and destroy Earth.


Doomsday Planet, The  (Tower, 1966.)


                A spaceship is mysteriously drawn to a dark planet that holds a deadly secret.


Faster Than Light (Armchair, 2022, bound with The Test Tube Girl by Raymond Palmer. Magazine appearance 1932.)


The discovery of raw materials in a distant solar system sets off a power struggle.


Harl Vincent Resurrected (Resurrected Press, 2011.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Microcosmic Buccaneers (Armchair, 2013, bound with The Metamorphs by Stuart Byrne. Magazine appearance 1929.)


A visit to a world inside an atom.


Power (Armchair, 2013, bound with The Prince of Space by Jack Williamson. Magazine appearance 1932.)


Power is the key to controlling super cities of the future.


Red Twilight/World’s End  (Starmont, 1991.)


                Collection of the two long stories.


Subterrania (Armchair, 2022.)


Two related novellas about an underground world.


Venus Liberated (Armchair, 2020. Magazine appearance 1929.)


Adventurers from Earth intervene in a Venusian power struggle.


War of the Planets (Armchair, 2018, bound with Cities in the Air by Edmond Hamilton. Magazine appearance 1929.)


A Venusian fleet menaces Earth.


Whisper of Death, The (Armchair, 2015, bound with The Time-Raider by Edmond Hamilton. Magazine appearance 1933.)


Conspirators have a ray that dissolves gold.


VINCENT NIK (See collaboration with Dan Abnett.)




Alien Blood  (Doubleday, 1988.)


                Omnibus of Psion and Catspaw.


Cat’s Paw  (See Catspaw.)


Catspaw  (Warner, 1988, Questar, 1989, Pan, 1993.  Gollancz, 1989, as Cat’s Paw.)


Cat #2.


                A young telepath is forced to work as a security operative for rich humans, but he eventually gains his freedom after discovering that they are using him as bait to trap their enemies.


Cowboys and Aliens (?, 2011)


Movie novelization.


Dreamfall  (Warner, 1996.   Tor, 2004, revised.)


Cat #3.


                Cat has gained his personal freedom and now lives on a planet where he is studying the native alien lifeforms.  But then he discovers a fresh plot, and he's up to his neck in trouble again.


Dune Storybook, The  (Putnam, 1984, Sphere, 1984.)


                Tie-in to the film of the Frank Herbert novel, for younger readers.


Eyes of Amber  (Signet, 1979, Orbit, 1981.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Fireship  (Dell, 1978.  Sidgwick & Jackson, 1978, as Fireship; and Mother and Child.)


                Two unrelated novellas.


Fireship; and Mother and Child  (See Fireship.)


Heaven Chronicles  (Questar, 1991.)


                Omnibus of Legacy and The Outcasts of Heaven Belt.


Joan D. Vinge Omnibus, The  (Sidgwick & Jackson, 1983.)


                Omnibus of Fireship and The Outcasts of Heaven Belt.


Legacy  (Dell, 1980, bound with The Janus Equation by Stephen G. Spruill.  Magazine title Media Man.)


                Adventure in space, part of the Heaven's Belt series.


Lost in Space  (Harper, 1998, based on the screenplay by Akiva Goldsman.)


                An experimental spaceship is sabotaged, leaving a family wandering through space.


Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome  (Warner, 1985, Allen, 1985, based on the screenplay by Terry Hayes and George Miller.)


                After the collapse of civilization, a wandering hero gets embroiled in a primitive city and helps a band of innocent young people.


Outcasts of Heaven Belt, The  (Signet, 1978, Orbit, 1981.)


                A derelict spaceship becomes the prize in an ongoing war among various factions within an asteroid belt.


Phoenix in the Ashes  (Bluejay, 1985, Tor, 1986, Orbit, 1986.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Psion  (Delacorte, 1982, Orbit, 1983,  Dell, 1985, Aspect, 1996.)


Cat #1.


                A young slum kid with telepathic powers finds himself on the run from various factions who wish to use him as a weapon in an interplanetary war.


Return of the Jedi  (Random House, 1983, Orbit, 1983, based on the screenplay by George Lucas.)


                The third in the Star War series of films.


Snow Queen, The   (Dial, 1980, Sidgwick & Jackson, 1980, Dell, 1981, Questar, 1989, Easton, 1990.)


Tiamat #1.


                The planet Tiamat is only accessible to starships for a limited period of time, and the long isolation is about to begin.  The local ruler doesn't intend to be cut off from the longevity drugs and other technology this time.


Soldier, Tin  (Tor, 1990, bound with Riding the Torch by Norman Spinrad.)


                Novelette published as half of a double book.


Summer Queen, The  (Warner, 1991, Pan, 1993, Tor, 2003.)


Tiamat #3.


                The planet Tiamat is open to contact once again, and an epic battle begins over control of the longevity serum.


Tangled Up in Blue   (Tor, 2000.)


Tiamat #4.


                Two police officers and a sympathetic prostitute attempt to expose the corruption within the government of a distant planet without getting themselves killed.


Tarzan, King of the Apes  (Random House, 1983, based on Tarzan of the Apes by Edgar Rice Burroughs.)


                A very short version of the original novel.


World's End  (Tor, 1984, Orbit, 1985.)


Tiamat #2.


                The man who loved the ruler of Tiamat has been cut off from that planet, so he travels to another world in search of his destiny.




Across Realtime  (Doubleday, 1986, Baen, 1991, Millennium, 2000.)


                Omnibus of The Peace War and Marooned in Realtime.  The Baen edition included the short “The Ungoverned”.


Children of the Sky, The  (Tor, 2011.)


Deep #3.


A power struggle on a new colony world.


Collected Stories of Vernor Vinge, The  (Tor, 2001.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Deepness in the Sky, A    (Tor, 1999, Millennium, 1999.)


Deep #2.


                Various parties contend for control of a newly discovered planet, but the alien race that has been comatose on that world is wakening and has ideas of its own.


Fire Upon the Deep, A  (Tor, 1992, Millennium, 2000.)


Deep #1.


                Very elaborate interstellar civilization is menaced by a superweapon that spreads havoc across space.


Grimm's World  (See Tatja Grimm's World.)


Marooned in Realtime  (Bluejay, 1986, Baen, 1986, Pan, 1987.)


Bobbles #2.


                The discovery of spheres in which time doesn't pass provides a one way ticket to the future.


Peace War, The  (Bluejay, 1984, Baen, ?, Pan, 1987, Tor, 2003.)


Bobbles #1.


                Time stands still in small spherical constructs called bobbles.


Rainbow's End  (Tor, 2006.)


                A conspiracy to use high tech to secretly take control of the world.


Tatja Grimm's World  (Baen, 1987, Pan, 1990, Tor, 2006.  Berkley, 1969, Hamlyn, 1978, in shorter form as Grimm's World.)


                The ruler of a primitive planet is convinced that intelligence must live elsewhere in the universe.  But when the finally contacts offworlders, she discovers that they have unpleasant plans for her people.


Threats…and Other Promises  (Baen, 1988.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


True Names  (Dell, 1981, bound with Nightflyers by George R.R. Martin.  Bluejay, 1984.)


                Novella about computers so powerful that they can effectively perform what amounts to magic.


True Names…and Other Dangers  (Baen, 1987.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Witling, The  (DAW, 1976, Dobson, 1976, Bluejay, 1986, Tor, 2006.)


                A group of human explorers find themselves in the company of apparently primitive people who have mental powers that make technology unnecessary.


VINICOFF, ERIC  (See also collaborations which follow.)


Maiden Flight  (Baen, 1988.)


                Following a devastating nuclear war, humans are divided into ground dwellers and those who live in gigantic airships.  One of the latter has turned pirate and threatens both sides.




Spacing Dutchman  (Aesir, 1978.)




Weigher, The  (Baen, 1992.)


                Human explorers have to learn to defend themselves when they land on a primitive world dominated by a feline race that values physical combat above all else.


VINTER, MICHAEL  (See also T.S.J. Gibbard.)


Along Came a Spider  (Hale, 1980.)


                Not seen.




Checkmating Aliens  (Space Link, 1995.)


Planet Keepers #1.


                A psychic songwriter must solve a murder or take the blame for it.


Double Life  (Space Link, 1995.)


Angel Trails #1.


                Strange blend of futuristic murder mystery with supernatural overtones.


Good Bye Alien God  (Space Link, 1995.)


Planet Keepers #2.


                Futuristic murder mystery.


Lord Kito's Revenge  (Space Link, 1994.)


Planet Keepers #4.




Nikita's Shadows  (Space Link, 1994.)


Planet Keepers #3.


                An alien visitor tries to help humanity clean up its act.


Seventh Connection, The  (Space Link, 1996.)


Angel Trails #2.






Twenty Trillion Light Years Through Space  (Vantage, 1958.)




VITOLA, DENISE  (See also Denny DeMartino.)


Half-Light  (TSR, 1992.)


                A woman marries a galactic official in order to acquire a cure for her terminal disease, and finds herself caught up in interstellar politics.


Manjinn Moon  (Ace, 1998.)


Ty Merrick #3.


                A man with unusual mental powers commits a series of murders, making it look as though his victims died naturally.  But Ty Merrick suspects otherwise and tracks him down.


Opalite Moon  (Ace, 1997.)


Ty Merrick #2.


                In a corrupt, economically savaged future, a police detective tries to solve the murders of three cult members while dealing with her own body's physical changes.


Quantum Moon  (Ace, 1996.)


Ty Merrick #1.


                A police officer suffering from a form of rationalized lycanthropy gets involved with political intrigues while investigating a murder.


Radon File, The  (Ace, 1999.)


Ty Merrick #5.


                Escaping gas seems to help reduce the pain from some illnesses, but it is accompanied by visions of a possible alien race, and then by a series of very grisly murders.


Red Sky File, The  (Ace, 1999.)


Ty Merrick #4.


                A detective tries to solve a murder on a prison ship, against the backdrop of a repressive, economically stagnant future America.




Star Dust  (Hutchinson, 1925.)


                An experiment designed to manufacture gold goes disastrously awry.




Blood of Others  (ScoTpress, 1988.)


A Star Trek story.




Fallen Angel  (ScoTpress, 1990.)


A Star Trek story.




Know Thine Enemy  (ScoTpress, 1984.)


A Star Trek story.






Spider Desert  (Ace, 1977, bound with The Wasp Men Attack by W.W. Shols.)


#1 in the multi-author Atlan series.


First adventure of Atlan in a spinoff from the Perry Rhodan series, with lots of adventures on a desert world.




Anno Domini 2000  (Hutchinson, 1889.)


                A future in which the genders are equal.




Crew of the Mekong, The  (Mir, 1974, translated from the Russian by Leonard Stoklitsky.)


                An attempt to alter the nature of oil.


VOKES, NEIL  (See collaboration with Martin Del Rio.)




You Bright and Risen Angels, a Cartoon  (Deutsch, 1987.)


                A computer expert tries to take over the world.


VOLTZ, WILLIAM  (The Perry Rhodan books are a multi-author series originally published in Germany.)


Emperor and the Monster, The  (Ace, 1977.)


Perry Rhodan #107.


More maneuvering as two interstellar empires edge toward a robotically directed war.


Friend to Mankind  (Ace, 1976.)


Perry Rhodan #91.


A friend of Rhodan is stranded with three aliens on a distant world.


Horn: Green  (Ace, 1976.)


Perry Rhodan #96.


An unlikely hero who failed to make it into the Earth's battle fleet shows his true mettle out among the stars.


Horror, The   (Ace, 1975.)


Perry Rhodan #66.


Old enemies are forced to cooperate when a telepath learns that the Druufs are about to invade this part of the universe.


Psycho Duel, The  (Ace, 1977, bound with Saboteurs in A-1 by Kurt Brand.)


Perry Rhodan #116.


Earth goes on full alert as war with the battlefleets of the Regent of Arkon seems imminent.


Secret Mission: Moluk  (Ace, 1975.)


Perry Rhodan #84.


Earth seeks a new protector as another alien force threatens the solar system and our old friends are preoccupied with other problems.


Seeds of Ruin  (Ace, 1977, bound with Planet Mechanica by K.H. Scheer.)


Perry Rhodan #111.


An entire planet must be evacuated to save them from a deadly disease that travels between the stars.


Sleepers, The  (Ace, 1975.)


Perry Rhodan #79.


An organization offering to place people in suspended animation is actually the front for an insidious plot to conquer the Earth.


Spoor of the Antis  (Ace, 1976.)


Perry Rhodan #102.


Scientists struggle to find the answer to an experiment gone wrong.




Weird Colonial Boy, The  (Gollancz, 1994.)


                A man from contemporary Australia finds himself in an alternate history where the country is a rigid dictatorship.




Moscow 2042  (Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1987.)


                A man travels into the future for a satiric look at the future of communism.




Dreams of the Sea  (Tesseract, 2004, translated from the French by the author and Howard Scott.)


Tyranael #1.


                On a colony world ravaged by natural disaster, a woman investigates the dreams of the indigenous aliens for clues about the future.


Game of Perfection, A  (Edge, 2006.)


Tyranael #2.


                A telepath interprets the history of his people through their dreams.


In the Mothers' Land  (Beach Holme, 1993, as The Mareland Chronicles, Bantam, 1992, translated from the French by Jane Brierley.)


                Following an ecological disaster, women vastly outnumber men and a new religion has risen which prescribes that this is the way it was meant to be.


Mareland Chronicles, The  (See In the Mothers’ Land.)


Reluctant Voyagers  (Bantam, 1995, Tesseract, 1995, translated from the French by Jane Brierley.)


                A contemporary woman discovers that her recollection of history is no longer correct, and becomes caught up in the power to move between realities.


Silent City, The  (Porcepic, 1988, Women’s Press, 1990, Bantam, 1992, translated from the 1981 French edition by Jane Brierley.)


                Within an enclosed city sealed off from the war that ravages the Earth, a genetically engineered child is born with extraordinary powers and a plan to change the world.


Slow Engines of Time and Other Stories, The   (Tesseract, 2000.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.




First Men to the Moon  (Holt Rinehart Winston, 1960, Muller, 1961.)


                The first trip to the moon.




Countdown for a Spy  (Signet, 1966.)


                Marginal thriller about a joint US and Soviet spy mission to seize a Chinese superweapon.




Cry Wolf  (Ace, 1992.)


K-9 #3.


                Some genetically enhanced dogs have been turned into programmed assassins, and another team is sent to release them from those controlling their behavior.


K-9 Corps  (Ace, 1991.)


K-9 #1.


                A team of genetically enhanced dogs capable of speech accompany a human on a mission to a primitive and dangerous planet.


Last Resort, The  (Ace, 1993.)


K-9 #4.


                When a human and his enhanced team of intelligent dogs take a vacation on a resort planet, they uncover a plot to use the computer system to kill some of the guests.


Pale Companion, The  (Ace, 1994.)


Galen Yeager #2.


                Someone has disassembled the protagonist's cyborg partner in order to learn the secrets of his manufacture and create an army of unbeatable soldiers.


Sounding Stillness, The  (Ace, 1993.)


Galen Yeager #1.


                An agent is sent to a water world where the local sentients, who resemble whales, are beginning to reconsider allowing humans in their oceans.


Starspawn  (Ace, 1990.)


                Aliens attempt to find an intelligent alien parasite that has gotten lose on medieval Earth, taking control of a human host.


Under Fire  (Ace, 1991.)


K-9 #2.


                The team is sent to a prison mine planet where they have to deal with predatory animals, a revolt by the prisoners, and the unusual nature of the crystals found in the mines.




Darkness and the Damned, The  (Dragon Spawn, 1992.)


                Civilization collapses and gives way to a new barbarism.




Girl in the Moon, The  (See The Rocket to the Moon.)


Metropolis  (Reader’s Library, 1927, Ace, 1963, Wildside, 2002.)


                In a vast impersonable city of the future, a scientist creates an artificial woman.


Rocket to the Moon, The  (Worldwide, 1930.  Readers Library, 1930, as The Girl in the Moon.)


                The first trip to the moon.




Orgy World  (Barclay, 1969.)






Between Time and Timbuktu  (Delacorte, 1972, Delta, 1972, Panther, 1975.)


                Script for a television production about a man who travels through space and time.


Breakfast of Champions  (Delacorte, 1973, Jonathan Cape, 1973, Dell, 1975.)




Canary in a Cat House  (Gold Medal, 1961.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Cat's Cradle  (Holt, Rinehart, Winston, 1963, Gollancz, 1963, Dell, 1965, Penguin, 1965.)


                Dark satire about the end of the world.


Cat’s Cradle/God Bless You Mr. Rosewater/Slaughterhouse Five  (Book of the Month Club, 1990.)


                Omnibus of the three novels.


Deadeye Dick  (Delacorte, 1982, Jonathan Cape, 1983, Dell, 1985.)


                Marginal sf peripherally involving a city wiped out by a neutron bomb.


Galapagos  (Delacorte, 1985, Franklin, 1985, Jonathan Cape, 1985, Delta, 1999.)


                In the midst of an international economic collapse and worldwide sterility, a group of survivors is stranded in the Galapagos.


Hocus Pocus  (Putnam, 1990, Franklin, 1990, Jonathan Cape, 1990, Berkley, 1991.)




Player Piano  (Scribner, 1952, Doubleday, 1952. Macmillan, 1953, Holt Rinehart Winston, 1966.  Bantam, 1954, as Utopia 14.)


                Automation has split Americans into two classes, privileged engineers and the dispirited unemployed masses.  One of the former becomes disenchanted and becomes an involuntary revolutionary.


Sirens of Titan, The   (Dell, 1959, Houghton Mifflin, 1961, Gollancz, 1962, Corgi, 1963, Hodder, 1967, Easton, 1990, Millennium, 1999.)


                A mysterious phenomenon in space takes a man and a dog out of normal space time.  They periodically visit Earth and Mars for short manifestations, during which they create an army to pose an insignificant threat to Earth as the way to form a new religion.


Slapstick  (Delacorte, 1976, Jonathan Cape, 1976, Dell, 1978.)


                Broad satire involving the end of the world, Neanderthal births, a gestalt personality, shrinking Chinese, a colony on Mars.


Slaughterhouse-Five  (Delacorte, 1969, Delta, 1970, Jonathan Cape, 1970, Dell, 1971.)


Slaughterhouse Five/the Sirens of Titan/Player Piano/Cat's Cradle/Breakfast of Champions/Mother Night  (?)




Timequake  (Putnam, 1997, Jonathan Cape, 1998, Berkley, 1998.)


                Time backs up a decade and everyone on Earth experiences deja vu.


Utopia 14  (See Player Piano.)


Welcome to the Monkey House  (Delacorte, 1968, Jonathan Cape, 1969, Dell, 1970.)


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




Bedmates  (?, 1987.)


                A future Australia is devastated by AIDS, so artificial lovers are popular.


Training Syndrome  (?, 1985.)


                Matter transmission changes the world.




Nathan Hale, The  (See Pre-Empt.)


Pre-Empt  (Regnery, 1967, Avon, 1969.  Neville Spearman, 1968, as The Nathan Hale.)


                A renegade submarine commander threatens to launch nuclear warheads if the nations of the world don't disarm.




Aftershock  (Pocket, 1997.)


Star Trek: Starfleet Academy #2.


                McCoy and Spock are sent to participate in an exercise on a planet subject to earthquakes, and discover that the disasters aren’t natural.


Antimatter  (Pocket, 1994.)


A Star Trek: Deep Space Nine novel.


Hijackers steal a shipment of antimatter bound for Bajor and escape through the wormhole.  Its loss endangers the careful rebuilding of the local economy, and a heated debate starts on the planet as Commander Sisko seeks to recover the stolen goods.


Behind Enemy Lines  (Pocket, 1998.)


A Star Trek Next Generation novel.


                Picard must team up with an old enemy to prevent the Cardassian Dominion alliance from creating an artificial black hole that will enable them to avoid fighting the forces gathered at Bajor.


Blood Oath  (Dell, 1995.)


A Babylon 5 Novel.


When Ambassador G'Kar disappears, apparently assassinated in fulfillment of a blood oath, Garibaldi and Ivanova travel to the Narn homeworld to find out who's responsible, and nearly get themselves assassinated instead.


Capture the Flag  (Pocket, 1994.)


A Starfleet Academy book.


Young Geordi is involved in a series of competitive games on a distant planet when a fellow cadet with a grudge decides to make sure of the outcome.


Contamination  (Pocket, 1991.)


A Star Trek: Next Generation novel.


A fairly conventional murder mystery set aboard the Enterprise.  One of the resident scientists is killed, so Troi and Worf are assigned to investigate.  They uncover a killer who has no intention of stopping with merely one victim.


Crossfire  (Pocket, 1997.)


Star Trek: Next Generation: Starfleet Academy #11


                Riker is part of the academy band when it is forced to perform before an alien warfleet.  For younger readers.


Genesis Force  (Pocket, 2003.)


A Star Trek novel.


                An elite group attempts to stabilize the situation in a sector of space transformed by a startling new discovery.


Genesis Wave, The  (Pocket, 2000.)


A Star Trek Next Generation novel.


                Dr. Carol Marcus has disappeared, taking with her knowledge of the Genesis device, which was suppressed because of the danger it poses to the galaxy.  Now someone has mastered that technology and is using the Genesis Effect to lay waste to entire planets.


Genesis Wave: Book Two, The  (Pocket, 2001.)


A Star Trek Next Generation novel.


                Picard manages to keep his Romulan and Klingon allies from seizing the technology of the Genesis device, while tracking down the party responsible for unleashing it as a weapon against inhabited worlds.


Genesis Wave: Book Three, The  (Pocket, 2002.)


A Star Trek Next Generation novel.


                Picard must prevent the Genesis device from destroying the universe.


Halloween Invaders  (Minstrel, ?)


Alex Mack #20.




Haunted House Hijinks  (Minstrel, 1998.)


Alex Mack #32.




Leather Wings  (Ace, 1995.)


An Earth 2 novel.


The would be colonists continue their trek across the new world to the site where they were supposed to have landed in the first place, but now they are thwarted by a treacherous canyon of unexpectedly large proportions, and dire warnings from the Terrians that they will die if they attempt to cross.


Masks  (Pocket, 1989.)


A Star Trek: Next Generation novel.


Lorca is a world whose people determine their rank and power by wearing ceremonial masks.  When the Enterprise arrives, the crew attempts to conform to the local customs, unaware of the actions of a megalomaniac who plans to use their arrival as a means to obtain world power.


Mind Meld  (Pocket, 1997.)


A Star Trek novel.


Spock's niece provides the instrument for a reconciliation between Vulcans and Romulans, but an alien assassin is determined to prevent her from achieving her goal.  Cut off from other assistance, Spock and the young girl must make use of her telepathic abilities to save her life and end a war.


Quarantine  (Pocket, 1999.)


A Star Trek Next Generation novel.


                An exact duplicate of Riker is serving as a medical officer when he runs into a planetary plague whose treatment is hindered by interstellar politics.


Rogue Saucer  (Pocket, 1996.)


A Star Trek: Next Generation novel.


The Enterprise travels with an experimental new saucer section, which becomes a menace when an alien force takes control of that portion of the ship and turns it against the crew.


Sanctuary  (Pocket, 1992.)


A Star Trek novel.


The title refers to a planet rumored to be a safe haven for anyone on the run from the Federation or other interstellar societies.  The Enterprise pursues a criminal there, and discovers that there's a good reason why no one ever leaves.


Time to Be Born, A  (Pocket, 2004.)


A Star Trek Next Generation novel.


                A supposedly lifeless asteroid field contains a deadly menace


Tunnel Through the Stars  (Pocket, 1998.)


A Star Trek Next Generation novel.


                Picard leads an espionage mission inside Cardassian space to discover the latest on the Dominion’s plan to create an artificial wormhole to expedite their war against the Federation.


Valley of the Lizard  (Boulevard, 1997.)


A Spiderman novel.


                Spiderman travels cross country to combat the deadly Lizard and his newly formed army of reptilian soldiers and prevent their extermination of the human race.


Voices  (Dell, 1995.)


#1 in the multi-author Babylon 5 series.


The Psi Corps is about to have a convention on Babylon 5, testing the resources of that station's security staff.  There's already been one attempt to plant a bomb, because the telepaths are widely hated both for their ability, and for their transparent attempts to control the government.


War Drums  (Pocket, 1992.)


A Star Trek: Next Generation novel.


Worf ends up being chief negotiator when the Enterprise is sent to mediate a solution to the fighting on a world jointly settled by humans and Klingons.




Boarding Instructions  (Fairwood, 2010.)


Collection of unrelated stories.




Outer Reaches, The  (Faber, 1980.




Overworld  (Faber, 1980.)


                Not seen.