Book List:118 titles
  • Earth is the latest science fiction novel from multiple Hugo Award winner Ben Bova, author of Apes and Angels and SurvivalA wave of lethal gamma radiation is expanding from the core of the Milky Way galaxy at the speed of light, killing everything in...


  • Award-winning writer Ben Bova returns with POWER FAILURE, another tense political thriller starring Jake Ross, science advisor to Senator Frank Tomlinson, as they continue their complex power maneuvers in this near future science fiction novel. D...


  • Ben Bova continues his hard SF Star Quest series which began with Death Wave and Apes and Angels. In Surivival, a human team sent to scout a few hundred lightyears in front of the death wave encounters a civilization far in advance of our own, a civi...


  • VOLUME #3 IN A STERLING COLLECTION OF STORIES FROM LEGENDARY HARD SCIENCE FICTION MASTER BEN BOVA. Selected stories from Bova's amazing career at the center of science fiction and space advocacy. He is the creator of the New York Times best-selling G...


  • Humankind headed out to the stars not for conquest, nor exploration, nor even for curiosity. Humans went to the stars in a desperate crusade to save intelligent life wherever they found it. A wave of death is spreading through the Milky Way galax...


  • Selected stories from Bova's amazing career at the center of science fiction and space advocacy. He is the creator of the New York Times best-selling Grand Tour science fiction series, a six time Hugo award winner, and past president of the National ...


  • Selected stories from Bova's amazing career at the center of science fiction and space advocacy. He is the creator of the New York Times best-selling Grand Tour science fiction series, a six time Hugo award winner, and past president of the National ...


  • In Ben Bova's previous novel New Earth, Jordan Kell led the first human mission beyond the solar system. They discovered the ruins of an ancient alien civilization. But one alien AI survived, and it revealed to Jordan Kell that an explosion in the bl...


  • The science advisor to a newly-elected freshman senator, Jake has crafted a comprehensive energy plan that employs innovative new technologies to make America the world's leader in energy production while simultaneously boosting the economy and prote...






  • New Frontiers, fourteen startling visions of yesterday, today, and tomorrow from Ben Bova, six-time winner of the Hugo Award Frontiers can be found in all directions. Frontiers of time and space, as well as frontiers of courage, devotion, love, ha...


  • Luke Abramson, a brilliant cellular biologist has one joy in life, his ten-year-old granddaughter, Angela. When he learns that Angela has an inoperable brain tumor and is given less than six months to live, Abramson wants to try an experimental new t...


  • We stand poised on the brink of godhood. The knowledge and wisdom that modern scientific research offers can help us to take the next evolutionary step, and transform ourselves into a race of intelligent beings who truly understand themselves and the...


  • How do you get to the Red Planet? Not via a benighted government program trapped in red tape and bound by budget constrictions, that's for sure. No, what it will take is a helping of adventure, science, corporate powerplays, a generous dollop of sedu...


  • The entire world is thrilled by the discovery of a new Earthlike planet. Advance imaging shows that the planet has oceans of liquid water and a breathable oxygen-rich atmosphere. Eager to gain more information, a human exploration team is soon dispat...


  • What would it be like to live on Mars? Find out in The Callahan Kids: Tales of Life on Mars, an anthology for middle-school readers created by science fiction writers and a team of engineers at 4Frontiers Corporation. The stories take place at Bradbu...


  • Farside, the side of the Moon that never faces Earth, is the ideal location for an astronomical observatory. It is also the setting for a tangled web of politics, personal ambition, love, jealousy, and murder. Telescopes on Earth have detected an Ea...


  • Orion has fought across time and space at the whims of his Creators, godlike beings from the future who toy with human history like spoiled children playing with dolls. Orion has been both assassin and hero, all the while striving to be reunited with...


  • Danny wasn't a bad kid at heart, but the government put Danny in prison for a long list of crimes, with no end to his sentence. He had to get back to his girl. He had to get back to Laurie. Watched over at all times by a Big Brother-like sentient com...


  • Modern mankind has spread throughout the stars and must join together to fight ancient enemies in STAR WATCHMAN. Set in the same universe as STAR CONQUERORS and THE DUELING MACHINE this follows the evolution of the Star Watch: Humans rule a giant gal...


  • Dr. Jake Ross, a university astronomer, wants nothing more than to teach a few classes each semester a nd continue on his research. However, he is being aggressively recruited to be the science advisor to Frank Tomlinson, an ambitious politician wit...


  • ReAnimus Press presents the first ever paperback edition of Ben Bova's most sought-after novel!SPECIAL COLLECTORS' EDITIONSix time Hugo winner Ben Bova's most sought-after and possibly best novel, THE STAR CONQUERORS, has been long out of print. Ther...


  • After conquering everything else, the last frontier was... controlling Mother Nature! THE WEATHERMAKERS is a novel about climate change... literally. ABOUT THE AUTHORDr. Ben Bova is a six-time Hugo Award winner, and author of over 125 futuristic nove...


  • BLOODLESS VICTORY is a collection of short works by one of science fiction's grand masters: six time Hugo Award-winner, Ben Bova. Dr. Bova does not write many short stories. This volume includes five classic stories and a brand new story, "Bloodless ...


  • In Ben Bova's novel JUPITER, physicist Grant Archer led an expedition into Jupiter's hostile planetwide ocean, attempting to study the unusual and massive creatures that call the planet their home. Unprepared for the hostile environment and crushing ...


  • This is the tale of Lukka, the Hittite soldier who traveled across Greece in search of the vicious slave traders who kidnapped his wife and sons. He tracks them all the way to war-torn Troy. There he proves himself a warrior to rank with noble Hector...


  • When a nuclear missile launched by a rogue North Korean faction explodes in space the resulting shockwave destroys the world's satellites, throwing global communication into chaos. The United States military satellites, designed to withstand such an ...


  • This volume is the definitive collection of the best science fiction novellas. It contains eleven great classics. There is no better anthology that captures the birth of science fiction as a literary field Published in 1973 to honor stories written b...


  • Five extraordinary stories by one of Science Fiction’s most revered writers. THE TOWERS OF TITAN — Across the frozen cliffs they loomed—the unbelievably ancient towers with the unimaginable engines deep inside them still pouring out their endle...


  • Eighteen years ago, astronaut Keith Stoner had been the American member of a joint U.S.–Soviet mission to capture an alien ship that had entered the solar system. It was the greatest adventure in the history of Earth—but disaster struck when a bo...






  • Keith Stoner lay frozen in an alien spacecraft for fifteen long years; during that time he came to be something more than just an astronaut, just a man. Stoner became partly alien hismelf--merged with an alien intelligence embodied in the nanotechnol...


  • In the 1980s, an alien starship visited Earth. While investigating what appeared to be a sarcophagus bearing the preserved body of its builder, astronaut Keith Stoner was trapped and cryogenically frozen. After his body was eventually returned to Ear...


  • Eleven essential classics in one volumeThis volume is the definitive collection of the best science fiction novellas published between 1929 and 1964, containing eleven great classics. No anthology better captures the birth of science fiction as a lit...


  • Provocative, gripping, startling: bestselling author Ben Bova delivers a knockout read with his trademark blend of cutting edge science and unrelenting suspense.... Some see stem-cell research as mankind's greatest scientific breakthrough. Others ...


  • Jamie Waterman discovered the cliff dwelling on Mars, and the fact that an intelligent race lived on the red planet sixty-five million years ago, only to be driven into extinction by the crash of a giant meteor. Now the exploration of Mars is itself ...


  • Ben Bova, best-selling and award-winning author of the Grand Tour and Asteroid Wars series, takes a sardonic look at the humorous possibilities of future technology. The Starcrossed: Bill Oxnard, a young technological genius, had perfected true three...


  • This volume is the definitive collection of the best science fiction novellas between 1929 to 1964 and contains eleven great classics. There is no better anthology that captures the birth of science fiction as a literary field.Published in 1973 to ho...


  • This annual tradition from the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America collects the best of the year's stories, as well as essays and commentary on the current state of the genre and predictions for future science fiction and fantasy films, ar...


  • In the wake of the Asteroid Wars that tore across the solar system, Victor Zacharius makes his living running the ore-carrier Syracuse. With his wife and two children he plies the Asteroid Belt, hauling whatever cargo can be found. When the Syracuse ...


  • Microbiologist Michael Cochrane has been murdered. His brother Paul wants to find out who did it...and why. Accompanied by a beautiful industrial spy, Elena Sandoval, Paul follows the trail from California to Cambridge, Massachusetts. Along the ...


  • 2095. After long months of travel, the gigantic colony ship Goddard has at last made orbit around Saturn, carrying a population of more than of 10,000 dissidents, rebels, extremists, and visionaries seeking a new life. Among Goddard's missions is the...


  • The planet closest to our Sun, Mercury is a rocky, barren, heat-scorched world. But there are those who hope to find wealth in its desolation. Saito Yamagata thinks Mercury's position makes it an ideal place to generate power to propel starships int...


  • Two hundred thousand feet up, things go horribly wrong. An experimental low-orbit spaceplane breaks up on reentry, falling to earth over a trail hundreds of miles long. And it its wake is the beginning of the most important mission in the history of ...


  • When corporations go to war, standard business practice goes out the window. Astro Corporation is led by indomitable Texan Pancho Lane, Humphries Space Systems by the rich and ruthless Martin Humphries, and their fight is over nothing less than resou...


  • In novels like Mars, and Moonbase, and Venus, Jupiter, and Saturn, as well as Privateers, The Precipice, and The Rock Rats, Ben Bova has been telling the stories of the wars and rivalries, the outsize individuals, public crusades, and private passion...


    • 2003
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    Six-time Hugo Award-winning author, Ben Bova, brings political intrigue and revolt on an expedition to the once uninhabited giant planet: SaturnEarth groans under the thumb of fundamentalist political regimes. Crisis after crisis has given authoritar...


  • Visionary space industrialist Dan Randolph is dead-but his protégé, pilot Pancho Barnes, now sits on the board of his conglomerate. She has her work cut out for her. For Randolph's rival Martin Humphries still wants to control Astro and still wants...


  • The Asteroid Wars have begun.... Dan Randolph is one of the richest men on Earth--a planet spiralling into environmental disaster. His bitter rival, Martin Humphries, is the fabulously wealthy heir to the Humphries Trust. Both men know that space-...


  • Grant Archer only wanted to study astrophysics. But the forces of the "New Morality," the coalition of censorious do-gooders who run 21st-century America, have other plans for him. To his distress, Grant is torn from his young bride and sent to a r...


  • The surface of Venus is the most hellish place in the solar system. The ground is hot enough to melt aluminum. The air pressure is so high it has crushed spacecraft landers as though they were tin cans. The sky is perpetually covered with clouds of s...






  • The New York Times bestselling and six-time Hugo Awardwinning author's epic Mars adventure continues. Jamie Waterman is returning to the red planet, this time in charge of an expedition in which he hopes to demonstrate that one can study Martia...


  • The incorrigible Sam Gunn, an interplanetary con man with a Napoleonic complex, undertakes a new set of adventures that have him scheming his way from one end of the solar system to the other. Original....


  • From the renowned author of Mars comes a collection of fantastical stories detailing situations involving famous figures, including the fate of John F. Kennedy and Marilyn Monroe brought to light by Howard Hughes, a futuristic time traveler who unite...


  • Ben Bova's extraordinary Moonbase Saga continues with a breathtaking near-future adventure rich in character and incident. The action begins seven years after the indomitable Stavenger family has realized its cherished dream of establishing a colony ...



  • What if, instead of being transplanted, hearts, livers, and kidneys could simply be regrown like a lizard's tail? This turns out to be a faint possibility in Arthur Marshak's genetic lab. He encourages his research staff to pursue it, but political a...


  • There is a dream called Moonbase, nurtured by ex-astronaut Paul Stavenger and his wife, Joanna Masterson Stavenger, head of the powerful Masterson Corporation.There is a future of astonishing possibilities and vital technological development waiting ...


  • in Laugh Lines
    • 1996
    • / Science Fiction
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    The Future is Coming, and It’s Going to be Hilarious! First Time in Paperback for This Wildly Comic Look by a Best-Selling and Award-Winning Writer at Several Possible—and Bizarre—Tomorrows, Including Two Complete NovelsBen Bova, best-selling a...


  • It's the ultimate adult playground. Cyber World  will use the latest technology in computer produced  virtual reality to provide thrills and chills  beyond any ever experienced at a theme park. Here  children of all ages will live out their w...


  • John O'Ryan is Orion--more than human, less than a god, cast away on the seas of Time to do battle among the Creators for the future of mankind.Now the eternal warrior finds himself separated from his great love, Anya, and marooned in Macedonia under...


  • A new installment in the military science-fiction series by a Hugo Award-winner finds the superhuman, outer-space warrior John O'Ryan caught in the middle of a dangerous contest between a goddess and a god. Reprint....


  • Basing their projections on technological, scientific, environmental, and biomedical forecasts, four leading science fiction authors--Ben Bova, Frederik Pohl, Jerry Pournelle, and Charles Sheffield--offer unique, vastly different views of the future....


  • In Star Watchman, the human race reaches space and discovers that it had been preceded by its own ancestors, while in The Dueling Machine, a new machine allows people to settle differences in an imaginary world. Original....


    • 1994
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    Two hundred years ago, Adela de Montgarde, the brilliant astrophysicist, conceived the centuries-long plan to forestall the death of Earth's sun, thus preserving the original genetic material of the Empire of the Hundred Worlds-and of the Emperors wh...


    • 1993
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    Spanning thirty years of an illustrious science fiction career, twelve short stories and six essays explore science and science fiction and include insightful commentary on the challenges of writing each piece and the future of humanity. Reprint....


    • 1993
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    Dan Randolph never plays by the rules. A hell-raising maverick with no patience for fools, he is admired by his friends, feared by his enemies, and desired by the world's loveliest women. Acting as a twenty-first privateer, Randolph broke the politic...


    • 1993
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  • It is a world shrouded in mystery--a planet pocked by meteors, baked by ultraviolet light, and covered by endless deserts the color of dried blood. To this harsh and unforgiving planet travel the twenty-five astronauts of the international Mars mi...


  • In the near future: Earth is an ecological nightmare, and humanity may well go the way of the dinosaurs. But overhead orbits salvation. A vast metallic island in space, Trikon conducts research too risky to be held on earth--research which could save...


    • 1992
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    A young woman approaches the Emperor of the Hundred Worlds with a plan to save Earth--through astrophysics and engineering--before the Sun explodes and wipes out the last genetically unaltered humans in the universe. Reprint....


  • Time-traveling to the end of the Cretaceous Period where the Earth is in the grip of the dinosaurs, Orion and the love of his life must save the Creators-and the universe-from the satanic reptilian leader of the saurians. Praise for the Orion Saga "N...



  • No matter what strange forms the future takes, says Ben Bova in his introduction, crime and criminals will always be with us--and with them, the need for law enforcement. Included with many other stories are the full-length novel City of Darkness and...


  • Keith Stoner lay frozen in an alien spacecraft for fifteen long years; during that time he came to be something more than just an astronaut, just a man. Stoner became partly alien hismelf--merged with an alien intelligence embodied in the nanotechnol...


    • 1990
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  • An exploration into the nature of light--written in an engaging style for a wide audience. The author of dozens of books on science, Bova traces the history of the study of light, from Galileo's attempt to measure its speed, to Einstein's theory of r...


  • PEACEKEEPERS Created by the Athens Peace Conference in the wake of nuclear war in the Middle East, assigned control of every nation's orbiting nuclear hardware, the International Peacekeeping Force's brief is to prevent any military action across na...


  • in Laugh Lines
    • 1988
    • / Science Fiction
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    The Future is Coming, and It’s Going to be Hilarious! First Time in Paperback for This Wildly Comic Look by a Best-Selling and Award-Winning Writer at Several Possible—and Bizarre—Tomorrows, Including Two Complete NovelsBen Bova, best-selling a...


  • Earth is an old planet, and her teeming masses are running out of resources . . . and time. It is up to men such as Jeff Holman to discover a haven for Earth’s millions. Altair VI is one such planet, and Holman is determined to transform this world...


  • THE FIRST MAN ON THE MOON WAS A CIVILIAN But those who have gone on to explore our newest boundary have almost all been military personnel. Space is truly the final frontier, and with the explorers and settlers will come the forces that will prese...


  • Having abandoned his family's Quaker roots, Chet Kinsman becomes a hot shot astronaut and the first space murderer, and although subsequently barred from space, he becomes determined to conquer this final frontier...




  • When Keith Stoner awoke, he found himself in a world changed almost beyond recognition. Eighteen years before, Stoner had been the American member of a joint U.S.-Soviet mission to capture an alien ship. The Soviets had to pull out, but Stoner persis...


  • Cities became ovens. Grasslands became seas of flame. As the touch of dawn swept westward across the spinning planet Earth, its fiery finger killed everything in its path. Glaciers in Switzerland began to melt, floodwaters poured down on the burning,...



  • America Has Ceded The Heavens To The Tyrants -- And The Renegades.The U.S. has abandoned its quest for the stars, and an old enemy has moved in to fill the void. The potential wealth of the universe is now in malevolent hands. Rebel billionaire Dan R...






  • THE "STAR WARS" DEFENSE: THE SUREST ROAD TO PEACE The technology that fostered global nuclear terror can also provide a world freed from nuclear war....




  • in Laugh Lines
    • 1983
    • / Science Fiction
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    The Future is Coming, and It’s Going to be Hilarious! First Time in Paperback for This Wildly Comic Look by a Best-Selling and Award-Winning Writer at Several Possible—and Bizarre—Tomorrows, Including Two Complete NovelsBen Bova, best-selling a...


  • Computer engineer Lou Christopher's life falls apart when the World Government decrees that the project he is working on is too dangerous to continue. Thus, he and thousands of other scientists and their families are sentenced to permanent exile from...


  • Keith Stoner, ex-astronaut turned physicist, knows the signal from space that his research station is receiving is not random. Whatever it is, it's real. And it's headed straight for Earth. He'll do anything to be the first man to go out to c...



  • in Laugh Lines
    • 1981
    • / Science Fiction
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    The Future is Coming, and It’s Going to be Hilarious! First Time in Paperback for This Wildly Comic Look by a Best-Selling and Award-Winning Writer at Several Possible—and Bizarre—Tomorrows, Including Two Complete NovelsBen Bova, best-selling a...


  • in Laugh Lines
    • 1981
    • / Science Fiction
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    The Future is Coming, and It’s Going to be Hilarious! First Time in Paperback for This Wildly Comic Look by a Best-Selling and Award-Winning Writer at Several Possible—and Bizarre—Tomorrows, Including Two Complete NovelsBen Bova, best-selling a...


  • ALL KINSMAN WANTED WAS THE MOON It was the threshold to space and the stars, to new industries, new worlds, and a new destiny for mankind. It was vital that the United States establish a Moon colony - and Chet Kinsman was determined to lead it. But t...


  • Fifteen stories from 1972-78. Favorites: "Child Of All Ages"-P.J.Plauger.-Melissa is twelve years old. She claims to be twenty-four hundred years old. "A Thing Of Beauty"-Norman Spinrad.- America has been destroyed by an insurrection. Mr.Ito of Japan...


  • Emil Vorgens is a Junior Star Watch Officer who is torn between his desire to seek a peaceful resolution and obey his superior's instructions to use force when he is sent to the planet of Shinar to deal with rebellious activities....



  • IN THE FUTURE, EVERYTHING IS DIFFERENT. BUT NOTHING HAS CHANGED. The Earth has been poisoned by pollution, choked by overpopulation, and ravaged by the mindless greed of power-hungry corporations. A fragile peace is threatened by landless revoluti...


  • 1999 COUNTDOWN TO MILLENNIUM ...to all-out nuclear war...to total human annihilation...to the end of the world! In a thriving colony far beneath the ancient crater-marked crust of the Moon, the Russians and the Americans join together to launch t...


    • 1976
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    TERROR IN TRIPLICATE It began with the discovery of a murdered man in a back alley behind the President's hotel in Boston...a man whose body had to be deposited in an anonymous grave for reasons not even Meric Albano, the President's Press Secreta...


    • 1975
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    Born and brought up on a space ship that is slowly deteriorating, Linc discovers its secrets and the way to get the remaining occupants to their ultimate destination....


    • 1975
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    THEY WERE STARCROSSED -- IN LOVE AND OUTER SPACE "The Starcrossed" It was the perfect 21st century program, with the perfect cast of characters: he, the virile, fearless sky-hero--she, an exquisite, otherworldly maid. On camera, they would brav...



  • in Laugh Lines
    • 1974
    • / Science Fiction
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    The Future is Coming, and It’s Going to be Hilarious! First Time in Paperback for This Wildly Comic Look by a Best-Selling and Award-Winning Writer at Several Possible—and Bizarre—Tomorrows, Including Two Complete NovelsBen Bova, best-selling a...


  • What would you do if you found yourself face to face with: —A computer that you fear may drive you insane? —A mathematical equation that proves you are about to die? —A seductive siren who promises you sex and death in outer space? —A bra...


    • 1972
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    A group of scientists and other space travellers face life and death decisions after their spacecraft is damaged by fire....


    • 1971
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    A powerful world government has scientists transported from an overpopulated earth to a satellite on the eve of their discovery of a method to modify the human embryo....


    • 1966
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    The weather -- everyone complains about it but no one does anything about it. Ted Marrett knows how to do things with weather, important things such as bringing rain to drought-stricken agricultural areas. And as soon as he does, the Pentagon de...