Author Information
Alastair Reynolds's Latest Book

Newest Release

  • Bibliography:
    43 Books (4 Series)
  • First Book:
    January 1996
  • Latest Book:
    January 2024
  • Author Rating:
  • Share:

Full Series List in Order

Poseidon's Children

1 - Blue Remembered Earth (Jun-2012)
2 - On the Steel Breeze (Jun-2014)
3 - Poseidon's Wake (Feb-2016)

The Prefect Dreyfus Emergencies

1 - Aurora Rising (Oct-2020)
2 - Elysium Fire (Jan-2018)
3 - Machine Vendetta (Jan-2024)

Revelation Space

1 - Revelation Space (Jun-2001)
2 - Chasm City (Apr-2002)
3 - Redemption Ark (Jun-2003)
4 - Absolution Gap (Jun-2004)
5 - Century Rain (Nov-2004)
6 - Diamond Dogs, Turquoise Days (Jan-2005)
7 - Pushing Ice (Oct-2005)

The Revenger Universe

1 - Revenger (Mar-2017)
2 - Shadow Captain (Jan-2019)
3 - Bone Silence (Apr-2020)

Multi-Author Series List

Doctor Who

Harvest of Time (Jun-2013)

Book List in Order: 43 titles



    • / Science Fiction
    • Buy Buy



  • Alastair Reynolds's critically acclaimed debut. Revelation Space, has redefined the space opera with a staggering journey across vast gulfs of time and space to confront the very nature of reality itself. Nine hundred thousand years ago, something...



  • Named one of the best novels of the year by both Locus and Science Fiction Chronicle, Alastair Reynolds's debut Revelation Space redefined the space opera: With Chasm City, he invites you to reenter the bizarre universe of his imagination as he redef...



  • Late in the twenty-sixth century, the human race has advanced enough to accidentally trigger the Inhibitors--alien-killing machines designed to detect intelligent life and destroy it. The only hope for humanity lies in the recovery of a secret cache ...



  • The Inhibitors were designed to eliminate any life-form reaching a certain level of intelligence--and they've targeted humanity. War veteran Clavain and a ragtag group of refugees have fled into hiding. Their leadership is faltering, and their situat...



  • Three hundred years from now, Earth has been rendered uninhabitable due to the technological catastrophe known as the Nanocaust. Archaeologist Verity Auger specializes in the exploration of its surviving landscape. Now, her expertise is required f...



  • Alastair Reynolds returns to his bestselling Revelation Space universe with two novellas of interstellar exploration. DIAMOND DOGS The planet Golgotha--supposedly lifeless--resides in a remote star system, far from those inhabited by human coloni...



  • 2057. Bella Lind and the crew of her nuclear-powered ship, the Rockhopper, push ice. They mine comets. But when Janus, one of Saturn's ice moons, inexplicably leaves its natural orbit and heads out of the solar system at high speed, Bella is ordered ...



  • A collection of eight short stories and novellas in the dark and turbulent world of Alastair Reynolds' Revelation Space universe.Centuries from now, solidarity stretches thin as humanity spreads past the solar system and to the nearest stars. Technol...






  • Tom Dreyfus is a Prefect, a law-enforcement officer with, the Panoply. His beat is the Glitter Band, that vast swirl of space habitats orbiting the planet Yellowstone, the teeming hub of a human interstellar empire spanning many worlds. His curren...



  • The stories in Zima Blue represent a more optimistic take on humanity's future, a view that says there may be wars, there may be catastrophes and cosmic errors, but something human will still survive.Skyhorse Publishing, under our Night Shade and Tal...



  • "An ""engaging and awe-inspiring""(SF Signal) space opera from the critically-acclaimed author of the Revelation Space series.
    Six million years ago, at the dawn of the star-faring era, Abigail Gentian fractured herself in...



  • What if Genghis Khan got his wish, and brought the entire planet under the control of the Mongols? Where would he have gone next?

    A thousand years after Khan's death, Yellow Dog is the codename of a female spy working for a vast Mongol-dominat...



  • ROBERT CHARLES WILSON * JEFF VANDERMEER STEPHEN BAXTER * THEODORA GOSS LIZ WILLIAMS * GENE WOLFE GREG VAN EEKHOUT * ALASTAIR REYNOLDS PAUL PARK * LUCIUS SHEPARD BENJAMIN ROSENBAUM Alternate history explores the many possible directions our wo...



  • In the last surviving human city, an ex-spy gets sucked into a dangerous quest that will take him beyond the city walls when a winged man turns up dead in his morgue in this innovative and original dystopian space adventure. Spearpoint, the...



  • For many of us, the Ace Double Novels of the 50s and 60s have long been a source both of pleasure and nostalgia. This new double volume from Subterranean Press stands squarely in that distinguished tradition, offering a pair of colorful, fast-paced s...



  • A fabulous collection spanning the galaxies and career of SF superstar Alastair Reynolds

    Reynolds' pursuit of truth is not limited to wide-angle star smashing - not that stars don't get pulverised when one character is gifted (or cursed) wit...



  • A collection of near-future, optimistic SF stories where some of the genre's brightest stars and most exciting new talents portray the possible roads to a better tomorrow. Definitely not a plethora of Pollyannas (but neither a barrage of dystopias), ...



  • In novels such as Chasm City and Revelation Space, Alastair Reynolds established himself as an indisputable master of the far-flung intergalactic epic. Reynolds brings that same deceptively effortless mastery to the shorter fictional forms, a fact th...






  • With Blue Remembered Earth, the award-winning author begins a new epic, tracing generations of one family across more than ten thousand years of future history -- into interstellar space and the dawn of galactic society… One hundred and fifty ye...



  • This story is not part of the Revelation Space series. It was developed from notes for an unwritten novel and maybe one day that novel will be completed, for we need to know the fate of the Earth. This story presents one of the more unusual apocalypt...



  • When Sora's swallowship is taken out by a swarm during the war she is rescued by Merlin, a legendary man who has allegedly discovered a super-weapon built by the Way creators; a gun so powerful it I said to have stopped the previous war. Sora is scep...



  • Thousandth Night, the genesis for the epic novel House of Suns, is quintessential Reynolds. A visionary account of intrigue, ambition, and technological marvels set within a beautifully realized far-future milieu, it combines world-class storytelling...



  • One of science fiction's most acclaimed authors delivers a spectacular original novel in the Doctor Who universe featuring the Third Doctor, as played by Jon Pertwee....



  • The award-winning author of Blue Remembered Earth continues his saga as the next generation of the Akinya family crosses interstellar space seeking humanity’s future... Chiku Akinya, great granddaughter of the legendary space explorer Eunice an...



  • Deep Navigation contains a broad spectrum of Alastair Reynolds’ work, from his first published story, “Nunivak Snowflakes,” through “The Receivers” and “Monkey Suit,” both published within the last year, plus an introduction by his frie...



  • From the author of the Revelation Space series comes an interstellar adventure of war, identity, betrayal, and the preservation of civilization itself. A vast conflict, one that has encompassed hundreds of worlds and solar systems, appears to be fina...



  • In the conclusion of his Poseidon’s Children saga, the Akinya family receives an invitation from across the stars -- and a last opportunity to redeem their name... Send Ndege… The cryptic message originated seventy light-years away from t...



  • The Guardian called Alastair Reynolds' work “a turbulent, wildly entertaining ride” and The Times acclaimed him as “the mastersinger of space opera”. With a career stretching back more than 25 years and across fourteen novels, including the c...






  • A superb science fiction adventure set in the rubble of a ruined universe, this is a deep space heist story of kidnap, betrayal, alien artifacts and revenge. The galaxy has seen great empires rise and fall. Planets have shattered and been remade. ...



  • Elysium Fire is a smoldering tale of murderers, secret cultists, tampered memories, and unthinkable power, of bottomless corruption and overpowering idealism from the king of modern space opera. Ten thousand city-state habitats orbit the planet Ye...



  • Produced to honour the centenary of Sir Arthur C. Clarke’s birth, this anthology acts as a fund raiser for the Arthur C. Clarke Award.

    Original SF stories of precisely 2001 words from some of the biggest names in science fiction, including...



  • The gripping sequel to the Locus award winning science fiction adventure, REVENGER, tells a story of obsession and betrayal as two sisters hunt for the greatest treasure in the universe. Adrana and Fura Ness have finally been reunited, but both ha...



  • Fix the past. Save the present. Stop the future. Master of science fiction Alastair Reynolds unfolds a time-traveling climate fiction adventure in PERMAFROST. 2080: at a remote site on the edge of the Arctic Circle, a group of scientists, engineer...



  • Twenty-six stories, selected by editor Donna Scott from disparate places, that represent some of the best SF published anywhere in 2018; dreamlike glimpses of pristine worlds that will destroy us before we destroy them; stories of work-based friendsh...



  • Return to the third book in the Revenger Trilogy, for another thrilling tale of set among the stars . . . Quoins are accepted currency throughout the thousands of worlds of the Congregation. Ancient, and of unknown origin and purpose, people have ...



  • Critically-acclaimed author Alastair Reynolds creates "a fascinating hybrid of space opera, police procedural and character study"(Publishers Weekly) in this novel in his Revelation Space universe.
    Tom Dreyfus is a Prefect, a law enforcement offic...



  • A stellar new science fiction adventure from the author who redefined space opera, set in his bestselling Revelation Space universe. For thirty years a tiny band of humans has been sheltering in the caverns of an airless, crater-pocked wo...



  • Alastair Reynolds has continued to publish short fiction throughout the thirty-odd years of his professional career. This fourth collection gathers material mostly written by the former space scientist in the last decade, even as a number of stories&...






  • From the master of the space opera comes a dark, mind-bending adventure spread across time and space, where Doctor Silas Coade is tasked with keeping his crew safe as they adventure across the galaxy in search of a mysterious artifact. In the 1800s, ...



  • In a cosmic rally race winding 12,000 kilometers across Io’s treacherous surface in just 60 hours, all while dodging the competition, fatigue, and violent lava geysers -- there’s only one way Cat knows how to win: Just drive.At the Publisher's re...



  • From the king of modern space opera comes a new adventure in the Prefect Dreyfus series -- Machine Vendetta is a thrilling tale of deadly conspiracies and old enemies that refuse to die. Panoply is a small, efficient police force, dedicated to mainta...



    • / Science Fiction
    • Buy Buy

    A brand new stand-alone deep space adventure from Alastair Reynolds, featuring the author’s long-running character Merlin, who has previously appeared in “Merlin’s Gun” (1999), “Hideaway” (2000) and “Minla’s Flowers” (2007).

    ...


Award-Winning Books by Alastair Reynolds

Revenger
2017 Locus Award -- Young Adult
Slow Bullets
2016 Locus Award -- Novella


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Alastair Reynolds has published 43 books.

Alastair Reynolds does not have a new book coming out soon. The latest book, Machine Vendetta, was published in January 2024.

The first book by Alastair Reynolds, Spirey and the Queen, was published in January 1996.

Yes. Alastair Reynolds has 4 series.