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  • Bibliography:
    137 Books (9 Series)
  • First Book:
    March 1972
  • Latest Book:
    February 2024
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Full Series List in Order

The Commonwealth

1 - Phylogenesis (Jun-1999)
2 - Dirge (Jun-2001)
3 - Diuturnity's Dawn (Feb-2002)
6 - The Howling Stones (Jan-1997)
7 - Drowning World (Feb-2003)
8 - Quofum (Nov-2008)

The Damned

1 - Call to Arms (Apr-1991)
2 - The False Mirror (Mar-1992)
3 - The Spoils of War (Dec-1993)

Icerigger Trilogy

1 - Icerigger (Mar-1974)
2 - Mission to Moulokin (Apr-1979)
3 - Deluge Drivers (May-1987)

Journeys of the Catechist

1 - Carnivores of Light and Darkness (Mar-1998)
2 - Into the Thinking Kingdoms (Dec-1999)
A Triumph of Souls ()

The Marexx

1 - Builder (Aug-1997)

A Pip & Flinx Novel

1 - For Love of Mother-Not (Feb-1983)
2 - Tar-Aiym Krang (Mar-1972)
3 - Orphan Star (Feb-1977)
4 - End of the Matter (Nov-1977)
5 - Bloodhype (Mar-1973)
6 - Flinx in Flux (Jul-1988)
7 - Mid-Flinx (Nov-1995)
8 - Reunion (May-2001)
9 - Impossible Places (Dec-1996)
10 - Flinx's Folly (Nov-2003)
11 - Sliding Scales (Oct-2004)
12 - Running from the Deity (Oct-2005)
13 - Trouble Magnet (Dec-2006)
14 - Patrimony (Nov-2007)
15 - Flinx Transcendent (May-2009)
16 - Strange Music (Nov-2017)

Spellsinger

1 - Spellsinger (Jun-1983)
2 - The Hour of the Gate (Feb-1984)
3 - The Day of the Dissonance (May-1984)
4 - The Moment of the Magician (Nov-1984)
5 - The Paths of the Perambulator (Feb-1986)
6 - The Time of the Transference (Jan-1987)
7 - Son of Spellsinger (Apr-1993)
8 - Chorus Skating (Oct-1994)

The Taken Trilogy

1 - Lost and Found (Jun-2004)
2 - The Light-years Beneath My Feet (Jun-2005)
3 - The Candle of Distant Earth (Jul-2006)

The Tipping Point

1 - The Human Blend (Dec-2010)
2 - Body, Inc. (Apr-2012)
3 - The Sum of Her Parts (Dec-2012)

Multi-Author Series List

Dinotopia

The Hand of Dinotopia (May-1999)
Dinotopia Lost (Apr-2002)

Star Trek

Star Trek: Log One (1974)
Star Trek: Log Two (Sep-1974)
Star Trek: Log Three (Jan-1975)
Star Trek: Log Five (Aug-1975)
Star Trek: Log Four (Dec-1975)
Star Trek: Log Six (1976)
Star Trek: Log Eight (Dec-1976)
Star Trek: Log Seven (Dec-1976)
Star Trek: Log Nine (May-1977)
Star Trek: Log Ten (Dec-1977)
Star Trek: Logs One / Two / Three (Dec-1992)
Star Trek: Logs Five / Six (1993)
Star Trek: Logs Four / Five / Six (Jun-1993)
Star Trek: Logs Seven / Eight / Nine (Jul-1993)
Star Trek: Logs Seven / Eight / Nine / Ten (Jul-1995)
Star Trek: Logs Nine / Ten (Sep-1996)
Star Trek: Logs One / Two (Sep-1996)
Star Trek: Logs Seven / Eight (Sep-1996)
Star Trek: Logs Three / Four (Sep-1996)
Star Trek (May-2009)
Star Trek Into Darkness (May-2013)
The Unsettling Stars (Apr-2020)

Star Wars

Splinter of the Mind's Eye (Mar-1978)
The Approaching Storm (Jan-2002)
The Force Awakens (Dec-2015)

Transformers

Ghosts of Yesterday (Mar-2007)
Transformers (Jun-2007)
The Veiled Threat (May-2009)
Revenge of the Fallen (Jun-2009)

Book List in Order: 137 titles



  • THE DEADLIEST ARTIFACT OF A DEAD WORLD -- KRANG The last vestige of the last culture of TAR-AIYM, the long-dead planet, was Krang. It magnetized the adventurous, the curious...and the greedy. And killed them all. Or turned them into its livin...



  • BLOODHYPE WAS THE MOST DANGEROUS DRUG IN THE GALAXY It caused instant addiction, followed by an excruciatingly slow death, and there was no known -- or unknown -- antidote. It was a killer! Supposedly the drug had been totally eradicated fro...



    • / Space Opera
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    This book is the first in the series of novelizations of the episodes of the animated Star Trek series. The episodes featured are: *) Beyond the Farthest Star - the Enterprise investigates an unusual radio signal and finds itself next to a gigantic a...



  • FROZEN ASSETS Ethan Fortune was a simple salesman--knowledgeable and civilized...a sophisticated traveler between many worlds. But he had certainly never thought of himself as a hero. Skua September, on the other hand, never thought of himself ...



  • On April 15, 1960, a plane crashed in the untamed African jungle.  The Survivor - a young girl! Raised by fierce cats, Luana grows up to be as savage as her jungle habitat.  And now she watches the winding overgrown paths for hapless humans...



  • More lively adaptations from television's most popular science fiction series! --Complete in this volume-- THE SURVIVOR Our old friend Carter Winston is back aboard the Enterprise for a visit--or is he? THE LORELEI SIGNAL A strange "siren'...



  • ALL SYSTEMS -- SNAFU! If anything could possibly go wrong aboard the scoutship Dark Star, sooner or later it would. Now, in the twentieth year of their mission--destroying unstable planets--the ship and its crew were slowly and steadily falling ap...



  • ONCE UPON A PLANET The crew lands on a planet for rest and recreation, a planet programmed to play out each person's favorite fantasies. Suddenly, the system runs amok, and the crew is chased by fantastic creations of their own imaginings. MUDD'S...



  • IT WAS A PEACEFUL PLANET...IF YOU KNEW HOW TO STAY ALIVE! Born was a child of the rainforest that covered Midworld...part of a primitive society that the peaceful tree planet had sustained for hundreds of years. He was wise in the ways of his worl...






  • THE AMBERGRIS ELEMENT Marooned on the strange water world of Argo, Kirk and Spock are in incredible danger... pursued by a hideous sea monster! THE PIRATES OF ORION Spock is desperately ill with a disease fatal to Vulcans ... only a miracle can ...




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    This book contains adaptations of the Star Trek animated series. Each episode has been greatly expanded from the original 30 minute episode. The author has added subplots, characters, and occasionally, explanations for some of the stranger things tha...





  • One man in the Universe holds the key to the mystery of Flinx’s pastâ€"and that man is trying to kill him! It is a strange childhood for a kid, to be adopted by the restless Mother Mastiff and raised in the bustling marketplace of Drallar. Flinx...




  • ALASPIN "MY WORLD...AND WELCOME TO IT!" Accompanied by his faithful minidrag Pip and a most troublesome alien called Abalamahalamatandra --Ab, for short -- Flinx Flinx set out for Alaspin, the ruggedly primitive homeplanet of his flying snake. ...



  • The tenth and final volume in a series of Star Trek: The Animated Series adaptations published by Ballantine Books. Includes one story: - The Slaver Weapon (A group of Kzinti divert the shuttle Copernicus and retrieve a newly discovered Slaver weapo...



  • STRANDED ON A JUNGLE PLANET, LUKE SKYWALKER AND PRINCESS LEIA FOUND THEMSELVES DESPERATELY RACING IMPERIAL STORMTROOPERS TO CLAIM A GEM THAT HAD MYSTERIOUS POWERS OVER THE FORCE Luke Skywalker expected trouble when he volunteered to follow Princes...






  • Willie Whitehorse could have been just another boozed-up guitarist, if it hadn't been for his songs. Somehow they were different -- they reached out and grabbed people's souls. Now agent Sam Parker wanted a piece of the action. But when he had it, Sa...



  • UNION OF ICE Ethan Frome Fortune had been on Tran-ky-ky long enough...too long, in fact. He wanted out. He wanted to get back to business. He wanted to go home. So he and his sidekick Skua September headed their giant icerigger toward Brass Monkey...



  • The largest black hole ever encountered and the fiendish plan of a mad scientist threaten the lives of the explorer ship Palomino, returning to Earth from a mission in deep space...



  • SEAWORLD A guilt-ridden Earth had turned Cachalot over to the few surviving cetaceans as a perpetual refuge -- a planet whose surface was one great ocean, where the remnants of the whales, porpoises, and dolphins could pursue their lives and perha...



  • Here on Lo - moon of Jupiter, hell in space - men mine ore to satisfy the needs of Earth. They are ahrd men, loners for whom the Company provides the necessities: beds, food, drink and women for hire. Now, in apparent suicide or in frenzied madness, ...



  • Plaything of the Gods He was Perseus, son of Zeus and Danae, born in disgrace, exiled to perish at sea, fated to survive at heavenly caprice--until he met his love, defied the Gods and dared to fight them or die. She was Andromeda, enslaved by ...





  • A first-contact novel written from an alien perspective by the #1 New York Timesâ€"bestselling author of Star Wars: The Force Awakens and Star Trek Into Darkness.   Ryo is one of the Thranx, a race of social arthropods. From his larval years to ...



  • We are unable to determine the details of this book. It may be a paperback version of "Flinx of the Commonwealth," a hardcover issued by the Science Fiction book Club that collects the first three novels in the "Pip and Flinx" adventures. Contact you...



  • THEY CALLED HIM FLINX... He was just a freckle-faced, redheaded kid with green eyes and a strangely compelling stare when Mother Mastiff first saw him on the auctioneers block. One hundred credits and he was hers. For years the old woman was h...






  • Snatched through a portal into a land of magic, a young musician must use a mysterious, multistring duar to rescue the world into which he has fallen before he can return to his own Jonathan Thomas Meriweather is a typical college student, interes...



  • It descends from space... THE BLACK FORTRESS raining death and destruction upon the planet KRULL Who will rise to defend the people? who will defy the red-eyed Beast who dwells within the Fortress? One man dares. Colwyn, who is armed with t...



  • Accompanying the wizard Clothahump to try and mount a defense against the invasion of the monstrous insectoid Plated Folk, Jon-Tom and his otter companion Mudge find themselves faced with ever more serious obstacles-from an underground river that lea...



  • Jake Pickett, the magic man who lives next to a toxic chemical dump, just wants to use his unusual abilities to entertain the local children, until the chemical company decides to exterminate those people, like Jake, who have been affected by their m...



  • Clothahump, the wizard, is dying. All that can save him are rare medicinal powers to be found across the Glittergeist Ocean, past distant Snarken, Jon-Tom, the Spellsinger, sets out on the most perilous pilgrimage of his still-young career, armed wit...





  • Alex Rogan, a teenager with big dreams and a unique talent, who lives in a small town trailer park, finds himself drafted by the Starfighter Command to undertake a critical mission, to save the universe...



  • A far future conspiracy comes to light in this science fiction mystery by New York Timesâ€"bestselling author Alan Dean Foster.   The Colligatarch is an artificial intelligence that has guided humanity for more than a century, influencing e...



  • IRRITATING HORSEYE! Many worlds of the Humanx Commonwealth boasted of "natural wonders," but Horseye was truly unique--the planet, had the most spectacular river valley anywhere in the known universe and was home to three alien cultures. The fa...



  • Practer Fine, an adventurous young blacksmith, is given the task of finding the source of the unimaginable evil of Shadowkeep, a mysterious castle, and freeing his land from its enchantment, in a fantasy adventure based on the computer game "Shadowke...








  • In his continuing quest to find his way back to his own world, Jon-Tom the spellsinger must face off against a magician with sinister intentions Far to the south of the peaceful Bellwoods, where Jon-Tom the spellsinger continues trying to master t...



  • Gun-toting preacher Gabriel takes on ruthless, gold-hungry miner Coy Lahoud and a gang of gunfighters led by Marshall Stockburn, a dark spectre from Gabriel's past, to protect the independent miners of Carbon Canyon...



  • A notorious criminal pursues peace -- and power -- with alien enemies in this sci-fi novel from the #1 New York Timesâ€"bestselling author of The Damned Trilogy.   No one knows the true motives of Kees vaan Loo-Macklin. He’s a mastermind crimi...



  • CALL FOR MR. FIXIT! The Company had a big problem--it was illegally exploiting a fabulously rich planet named Prism, a world where even the tiniest creatures were living jewels. But, somehow, all contact had been lost with the scientists of the...



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    In the sequel to the 1979 film Alien, Ellen Ripley is forced to return to planet LV-426, where her crew encountered the hostile Alien creature. There they discovered hundreds of eggs, and just one slaughtered everyone but Ripley. This time she's acco...



  • THERE GOES THE NEIGHBORHOOD! Nobody wants to be around when a freak of supernature called a Perambulator enters the world, bringing with it some really weird shifts in the fabric of existence ... like suddenly turning Jon Tominto a giant blue crab, ...



  • Alan Dean Foster is the acclaimed author of movie tie-ins for Star Wars, Alien, Transformers. He was awarded the IAMTW Grand Master Scribe Award in 2008. A best-selling science-fiction and fantasy author in his own right; the popular Pip and Flinx no...



  • THERE'S NO PLACE LIKE HOME ... It was a pretty good life for a spellsinger from L.A. He'd battled demons, fought deadly Plated Folk, even met a socialist dragon and survived. Now Jon-Tom was quite happy to settle into domestic bliss with the fiery...



  • A crew of castaways races to uncover what’s heating up an icy planet, in this science fiction adventure by the #1 New York Timesâ€"bestselling author. Seemingly marooned on the freezing cold planet of Tran-ky-ky, Ethan Frome Fortune doesn’t know ...






  • Earth is being invaded by the shetani. The potential savior is an African elder named Olkeloki who is capable of fighting evil in this world and the spirit one. But to be successful he needs the help of government agent Joshua Oak and a feisty ...



  • THE FATE OF THE UNIVERSE IS IN THEIR HANDS Seeth, a bored punk rocker looking for excitement. Miranda, an air-head beauty who lives to shop. And Kerwin, a nerd who just wants to fit in. They're not friends, and they don't even particularly like...



  • A sweeping historical novel set in nineteenth-century New Zealand from the #1 New York Timesâ€"bestselling author. The only son of a poor British coal miner, Robert Coffin sets sail for the far ends of the Earth in search of his fortune, leaving...



  • In the not-too-distant future, a spaceship crashlands in Los Angeles, and aliens infiltrate the city's crime fighting force where only one tough detective sees the evil of these "harmless" creatures, one of whom becomes his partner...



  • KNIGHT ERRANT Flinx and his amazing minidrag Pip were always finding themselves in the middle of danger and galactic intrigue, so when they found an unconscious young woman on a riverbank deep in the jungles of Alaspin, Flinx wasn't surprised. Nor...





  • Calm turns to chaos in a fantastical journey of the Sonderbergs, a typical American vacationing family, who pick up an other-worldly hitchhiker and find themselves on the road to hell as time and space come apart before them...



  • The Quozl knew they'd love the third planet from the sun. But it never occurred to them that anyone lived there......



  • Someday, science will abolish magic. But not murder. Computers will catch the killers. But not this time. One cop will unearth the truth. But it's not human....



  • Forget what you thought you knew about the universe and enter the fantastic world of master storyteller Alan Dean Foster . . .
    OPERATOR ASSISTED CALLS ARE CHARGED AT A HIGHER RATE. Mr. Parkworthy had a score to settle with the telephone company, ...




  • For eons, the Amplitur had searched space for intelligent species, each of which was joyously welcomed to take part in the fulfillment of the Amplitur Purpose. Whether it wanted to or not. When the Amplitur and their allies stumbled upon the races ca...



  • A GAME OF CAT...AND CAT? Movie star Jason Carter is on vacation in Peru. All he wants is a break, but what he finds is a lost civilization of extra-dimensional Incas bent on conquest of the entire world! Nor is Carter alone. His allies include ...



  • For millennia, the alien union called the Weave had ben at war with evil Amplitur. When its new elite fighting unit appeared, it became frighteningly clear that Amplitur was subjecting humans to vile genetic manipulations. The Weave could reverse the...



  • Fury 161 is a wretched planet â€" a penal colony and industrial complex manned by violent prisoners. When an escape pod from the USS Sulaco crash-lands there, Ellen Ripley appears to be the only passenger left alive.   Then inmates begin to die...



  • Bucking destiny's call, Buncan decides to form a wildly magic, and totally hip, rap band instead of becoming a spellsinger, and he and his band are soon trying to stop an invasion of hybrids. Original....




  • The Weave was on the verge of winning a decisive victory after a milennia of war, thanks to their new allies from earth. But then the birdlike Wais scholar Lalelang found evidence that Humans might not adapt well to peace. Researching further, she un...



  • A Futuristic Whodunnit…The Grandest Theft in the Galaxy! NO ONE COULD GET IN The shipments of high-tech pharmaceuticals were locked inside an impenetrable metal shed -- guarded by three security teams and dozens of alarms. NO ONE COULD STAY IN Ca...



  • The discovery of errant living notes escaped from an extradimensional symphony leads Spellsinger Jon-Tom and his otter sidekick, Mudge, on a perilous quest to rescue some spoiled princesses, battle a guerrilla gorilla, and match wits with an evil ali...



  • Technology becomes self-aware—and goes haywire—in this comedic science fiction adventure by New York Times–bestselling author Alan Dean Foster.   Without warning, kitchen appliances, laundry machines, and every other elect...



  • When a strange starship appears mysteriously on a distant alien world, bearing only a single human and his bee-like extraterrestrial companion, the powerful warlord of that world laughs at the stranger's preposterous demand: End an all-out war with a...



  • "It seems you have acquired about you a field that affects the links between multiple parallel worlds, causing objects and individuals from these worlds to slip into yours . . . or you to slip into theirs . . ."

    It was just an average day for...



  • When nine scientists discover a faraway planet that is miraculously like Earth, they immediately move in for a closer look but discover that nothing is as it actually seems and their survival will be challenged...



  • Detective Angel Cardenas polices the crime-ridden US-Mexico borderlands in five futuristic stories from the New York Timesâ€"bestselling author. A century in the future, greed flourishes on the Montezuma Strip, a string of high-tech that follows the ...



  • Pip and Flinx meet Midworld!Where Flinx and his flying minidrag Pip went, trouble always followed -- that law had governed their lives through years of unsought danger and galactic intrigue. Now an evil rich man was out to kidnap the minidrag for his...



  • When an asteroid out of nowhere threatens to hit Earth, a space shuttle is sent to nudge it into a safe orbit. Venturing to the surface, three crew members become trapped as the asteroid suddenly leaves orbit, transporting them to a strange planet li...



  • MOVE OVER, PAUL BUNYAN--MAKE WAY FOR MAD AMOS MALONE!

    Strange things lurk up in the mountains and out in the plains and deserts of the West, but few are as unique as the giant mountain man named Amos Malone, the man some call Mad Amos, though...



  • For three decades science fiction legend Alan Dean Foster has captivated readers around the world, from his debut classic The Tar-Aiym Krang and his inspired scenario for the first Star Trek movie to a host of New York Times bestsellers, including Sp...



  • Enter another realm in the amazing world of the Humanx Commonwealth--the interstellar empire governed jointly by humans and aliens!The newly discovered planet of Senisran was a veritable paradise--a sprawling world of vast oceans dotted with thousand...



  • New York Timesâ€"bestselling author Alan Dean Foster’s Jed the Dead is a comedic science fiction buddy road trip of interstellar proportions.   En route from Texas to the West Coast, Ross Ed Hager has an encounter of the most unusual...



  • Spun off from a computer game and a collaborative serial novel being created on the Internet, a novella introduces readers to a cosmos of infinite realms where entire cultures live independently in different dimensions. Original....



  • A hero’s quest begins in this first book of “perhaps [the] most highly regarded fantasy trilogy” from the New York Timesâ€"bestselling author (Black Gate). They washed up on the beach, dead men clad in strange, intricate garments. The Naumkib t...



  • A long-lost legend is found... Will is a skybax rider, one of the elite couriers of Dinotopia, a land apart from time where humans and dinosaurs coexist in harmony. Protected for centuries by raging currents that wreck any ship that comes too clos...



  • Bestselling author Alan Dean Foster takes us back to the unplanned beginnings of the extraordinary Humanx Commonwealth…In the years after first contact, humans and the intelligent insectlike Thranx agree to a tentative sharing of ideas and cultures...



  • From the New York Timesâ€"bestselling author of Carnivores of Light and Darkness comes the second fantasy adventure in the Journeys of the Catechist saga. With his two companions -- Simna ibn Sind the swordsman and the massive black cat Ahlitah -- at...



  • ALAN DEAN FOSTER * JEAN RABE DIANA L. PAXSON * FIONA PATTON TIM WAGGONER * DAVID BISCHOFF JANET PACK * PAULINE E. DUNGATE * NINA KIRIKI HOFFMAN * KRISTINE SCHWENGEL JODY LYNN NYE * BRADLEY H. SINOR BILL FAWCETT * GARY A. BRAUNBECK CHARLES DE L...



  • INSIDE THE RAINBOW! Evil, sadistic (and badly socialized) goblins have destroyed the pastoral kingdom of the Gowdlands. Blasting the land's greatest wizard into cinders, they cursed it with a dark hex no mortal can break. But the mage's death unle...



  • Three epic adventures in the trilogy “of tales within tales, like those of Sinbad and his many voyages . . . Foster at his best, thoughtful and fun” (Booklist). Follow a humble herdsman as he embarks on an honor-driven quest to res...



  • Upset stomachs. The collapse of civilizations. Nervous Breakdowns. Blame them on a twist of fate, but archaeologist Cody Westcott knows differently. Something is causing these random acts of badness. Something ancient, something evil, something....



  • Using his enhanced empathic abilities, Flinx finesses his way into a top-secret security installation on Earth. Once there, he bamboozles a sophisticated AI program into releasing classified information about the Meliorare Society, the sect of renega...



  • Bestselling author Alan Dean Foster has written an exciting Humanx Commonwealth adventure that delves deeper into the fragile early years when humans made first contact in this unforgettable world . . . NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY&#...



  • His wallet stolen by a one-night-stand, Bohannon still believes her to be the girl of his dreams. This weary world traveler decides as a matter of honor that he must pursue her. Recruiting a scout from the roughneck Caucasian castoffs of the New Guin...



  • The Republic is decaying, even under the leadership of Supreme Chancellor Palpatine, who was elected to save the galaxy from collapsing under the forces of discontent. On the tiny but strategic planet of Ansion, a powerful faction is on the verge of ...



  • In nearly two dozen novels about the Humanx Commonwealth, Alan Dean Foster has fascinated readers with his brilliantly imagined interstellar realmâ€"where humans, thranx, AAnn, and other species strive to work together to put the common good above se...



  • For countless centuries, the Land Apart from Time has been protected from intruders by the treacherous coral reefs surrounding the island. But when a storm-tossed ship finds its way to the shore, this lost world of humans and dinosaurs will be utterl...



  • Inspector Angel Cardenas has seen murdered corpses like George Anderson's, but never a case like this. The victim's ID doesn't match his DNA, Anderson's wife and preteen daughter, Katla, are missing, their home has been turned into a time bomb--and m...



  • “A fast, fun read for fans of Foster’s fantastic alien worlds . . . Driven by political intrigue and wilderness adventure, this is SF of noble vintage.” -- Booklist Fluva, the Drowning World, is a rain-drenched planet on the fringes of the Comm...



  • It's a good thing Flinx is no stranger to trouble, because he's swimming in it. After surviving an attack by a new gang of assailants, Flinx is spirited away and enlisted in a battle against an extra-galactic threat. Hidden behind the Great Emptiness...



  • In the sequel to the hit film Pitch Black, Riddick, now an escaped convict and fugitive, becomes caught in the middle of a fierce galactic war between two powerful forces. Original. (A Universal Pictures film, written and directed by David Tw...



  • Ever since his classic debut, The Tar-Aiym Krang, the first of the wildly successful Pip and Flinx adventures, New York Times bestselling author Alan Dean Foster has captivated readers around the world. Now this writer of bold imagination and stunnin...



  • From New York Times bestselling author Alan Dean Foster comes a fantastic new Pip and Flinx adventure starring a certain twenty-four-year-old redhead with emerald eyes and uncanny abilities and his devoted mini-dragon protector. Time and again, the d...



  • Successful Chicago commodities broker abducted by aliens Not a headline from the National Enquirer, just Marcus Walker's own little Jerry Springer moment. He was indeed hustled aboard an alien Vilenjji starship, part of a cargo of primitive creatu...



  • In the outer depths of the universe lies the Great Emptiness, behind which lurks something dreadful -- something that is now raging straight for the Commonwealth. To avert catastrophe, Flinx must find a conscious planet-size weapons system and, using...



  • Location is everything. In Chicago, Marcus Walker was a hotshot commodities broker. In the cargo hold of the alien Vilenjji spaceship, he and a laconic dog named George, who has been speech-enhanced to increase his value, are just two more primitive ...



  • Set in Sagramanda, city of 100 million, this is the story of Taneer, a scientist who has absconded with his multinational corporation’s secret project code and who is now on the run from both the company and his father. Depahli, the fabulously beau...



  • From science fiction icon Alan Dean Foster comes a blazing new Pip & Flinx adventure for fans of the green-eyed redhead with awesome mental powers and his miniature flying dragon. In this dazzling new novel, Flinx confirms his status as the galaxy's ...



  • The first human-alien contact. The last word in galactic warfare. The story you must read -- before Transformers rockets to the big screen! A mammoth robotic being, clearly of alien origin, has been found beneath the Arctic ice. Its advanced engin...



  • OUR WORLD. THEIR WAR. They once lived on a distant planet, which was destroyed by the ravages of war -- a war waged between the legions who worship chaos and those who follow freedom. In search of a powerful energy source that is essential to the ...



  • "I know who your father is . . . Gestalt." A stunned Flinx hears these dying words from one of the renegade eugenicists whose experiments with humans twenty-odd years ago shocked the galaxy ... and spawned Flinx. So Flinx and his minidrag, Pip, ventu...



  • As is evident in his many thrilling novels, Alan Dean Foster is a master at creating other worlds in an array of genres. Now he turns his imagination to the short story in these spectacular tales of outer space, cyberspace, ancient gods, modern demon...



  • The mission to planet Quofum to investigate unknown flora and fauna is supposed to be a quickie for Captain Boylan and his crew. The first surprise is that Quofum, which seems to regularly slip in and out of existence, is actually there when they arr...



  • After thirty-five years and more than a dozen Pip & Flinx novels, Alan Dean Foster delivers the final installment in this hugely popular series From science fiction icon Alan Dean Foster comes the highly anticipated final Pip & Flinx adventure for...



  • BETWEEN MAN AND MACHINE, NOTHING IS EVER AS IT SEEMS. Life on earth has changed forever, as humans and their courageous robotic allies, the Autobots, must warily work together to protect the planet from the destructive forces of the evil Decepticons...



  • "Are you willing to settle for an ordinary life? Or do you think you were meant for something better? Something special?" One grew up in the cornfields of Iowa, fighting for his independence, for a way out of a life that promised only indifference...



  • The eagerly awaited fourth Terminator movie, Terminator Salvation, starring Christian Bale and directed by McG, reaches cinemas on 22 May 2009.In a brand-new chapter in the Terminator chronicles, Judgment Day has come to pass...



  • "THE FALLEN SHALL RISE AGAIN. . . ." This cryptic warning is ignored by the national security adviser who feels the ruthless Decepticon threat is no more. The allies are victorious, the enemy has been defeated, and the world is safe. Small attacks...





  • Alan Dean Foster's brilliant new novel is a near-future thriller that has all the dark humor and edgy morality of an Elmore Leonard mystery, in addition to the masterly world-building and quirky but believable characters readers expect from Foster. T...



  • In Body, Inc., he creates a tomorrow where genetic manipulation has become ubiquitous, and the very meaning of what it is to be human is undergoing drastic transformation. In a world deeply wounded by centuries of environmental damage, two unlike...



  • In this thrilling science fiction adventure -- the triumphant conclusion to the Tipping Point trilogy -- New York Times bestselling author Alan Dean Foster returns to a near future in which genetic manipulation and extreme body modification have chan...



  • Months after the dramatic events seen in the 2009 blockbuster film Star Trek, the crew of the U.S.S. Enterprise -- including Captain James T. Kirk, First Officer Spock, Doctor Leonard McCoy, Lieutenant Nyota Uhura, Chief Engineer Montgomery Scott, Li...



  • An epic fantasy that takes place entirely underwater. In this adventure under the sea, Oshenerth: Blue Magic, New York Times bestselling author Alan Dean Foster (Alien, Star Wars: Force Awakens) uses his extensive knowledge and experie...



  • The official novelization of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, the highly anticipated blockbuster film directed by J. J. Abrams, featuring an 8-page color photo insert of thrilling images from the hit movie. More than thirty years ago, Star Wars burs...



  • When the Truth is stolen, it's up to the Deavy quartet to get it back. For any normal teenage boy, having two and a half younger sisters would be enough to deal with. But Simwan Deavy's life isn't normal. His family is non-Ord - short for "non-Or...



  • Ridley Scott returns to the universe he created, with Alien: Covenant, a new chapter in his groundbreaking Alien adventure. The crew of the colony ship Covenant, bound for a remote planet on the far side of the galaxy, discovers what they t...



  • Unlikely duo Pip and Flinx return to right another wrong in this all-new sci-fi adventure from one of the genre's living legends. Fans of fun, fast-paced, imaginative science fiction adventure, rejoice! #1 New York Times bestselling author Alan D...



  • Eighteen twisted tales of the wildest West that’s ever been imagined, from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Pip & Flinx series   Strange things lurk up in the mountains and out in the plains and deserts of the West, but few ...



  • The last known human searches the galaxy for companionship in a brilliant standalone novel from the legendary author of the Pip & Flinx series. Once Homo sapiens reigned supreme, spreading from star system to star system in an empire that encount...



  • Fifteen tasty tales from a master of fantasy! The dead. The undead. Those who wish they were dead. They're all here, along with a legend from a Pacific island, a legend from beneath a Pacific island, and much, much more. Frogs and dogs, knaves and sl...



  • Thirteen science fiction tales by the #1 New York Timesâ€"bestselling author of the Icerigger Trilogy and To the Vanishing Point. From fighting giant bugs to defeating an interstellar empire without firing a shot; from scientific idiot savants toying...





  • An original novel based on the thrilling Star Trek movies directed by J.J. Abrams! Taking place in an alternate timeline created when the Starship Kelvin was destroyed by a Romulan invader from the future, this bold new novel follows Captain James...



  • A vital message. A desperate queen. A hero in the making. He is plainly too young and too inexperienced for the mission, but on the advice of her aged adviser Natoum, and with her husband off at war, the Queen reluctantly assigns the task of delivery...



  • What is a life well-lived? How should life be lived? What kind of hopeful stories will you leave behind?Travel with twenty-three speculative fiction authors through the seasons of life to capture the memories, identities, and moments of stepping thro...



  • If they’re coming for us, who’s coming for them? A first contact novel from the #1 New York Timesâ€"bestselling author of Relic.   The galaxy is vast, and not everything is what it seems. The invasion we always feared is here.   Which b...



  • Not your average furry tale.Meet Jen Jensen, a total girlboss in the real estate game and die-hard dog lover. But there's one thing Jen can't seem to figure out: her love life. When Arthur, her wealthy boyfriend, fails to propose and instead drops th...



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    The New York Timesâ€"bestselling author’s epic fantasy finale to the series “featuring a fast-paced mix of wry humor, high fantasy, and amazing new places and creatures” (Publishers Weekly). Hymneth the Possessed has been warned. He is coming -...


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Alan Dean Foster has published 137 books.

Alan Dean Foster does not have a new book coming out soon. The latest book, Stuart, was published in February 2024.

The first book by Alan Dean Foster, Tar-Aiym Krang, was published in March 1972.

Yes. Alan Dean Foster has 9 series.