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  • Bibliography:
    137 Books - 13 Series
  • First Book:
    February 1982
  • Latest Book:
    September 2022
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Full Series List in Order

A Chronicle of a Distant World

1 - Paradise (May-1989)
2 - Purgatory (Mar-1993)
3 - Inferno (Dec-1993)
4 - The Return of Santiago (Mar-2003)

The Chronicles of Lucifer Jones

1 - Lucifer Jones (Nov-1992)
2 - Exploits (Mar-2012)
3 - Encounters (Mar-2012)

Dead Enders

1 - The Fortress in Orion (Dec-2014)
2 - The Prison in Antares (Dec-2015)
3 - The Castle in Cassiopeia (Aug-2017)

The Dreamscape Trilogy

1 - The Master of Dreams (Apr-2019)
2 - The Mistress of Illusions (Apr-2020)

An Eli Paxton Mystery

Dog in the Manger (Nov-2012)

A Fable of Tonight

1 - Stalking the Vampire (Aug-2008)
2 - Stalking the Dragon (Aug-2009)
Stalking the Unicorn (Jan-1987)

A Fable of Utopia

Kilimanjaro (Jan-2009)

Penelope Bailey

1 - Soothsayer (Nov-1991)
2 - Oracle (Oct-1992)
3 - Prophet (Jun-1993)

Starship

1 - Starship: Mutiny (Dec-2005)
2 - Starship: Pirate (Dec-2006)
3 - Starship: Mercenary (Dec-2007)
4 - Starship: Rebel (Dec-2008)
4 - Flagship (Dec-2009)

Tales of Kirinyaga

3 - Bwana (Jun-1991)

Tales of the Velvet Comet

1 - Eros Ascending (1984)
2 - Eros at Zenith (Jul-1985)
3 - Eros Descending (Dec-1985)
4 - Eros at Nadir (Sep-1986)

A Weird West Tale

1 - The Buntline Special (Dec-2010)
2 - The Doctor and the Kid (Dec-2011)
3 - The Doctor and the Rough Rider (Dec-2012)

Widowmaker Trilogy

1 - The Widowmaker (Jul-1996)
2 - The Widowmaker Reborn (Aug-1997)
3 - The Widowmaker Unleashed (Sep-1998)

Multi-Author Series List

Lara Croft: Tomb Raider

1 - The Amulet of Power (Dec-2003)

Book List in Order: 137 titles


  • The Far Future Series, Book 1An epic novel of human expansion across the starsThis brilliant science fiction novel constructs a blueprint of mankind's history--social, political, economic, scientific, and religious--for the next eighteen thousand yea...



  • EVIL HAS FOUND A HOME...AND THE ONE MAN WHO CAN DESTROY IT! Conrad Bland is something straight out of hell, a Satan incarnate and the sadistic embodiment of a planet that worships all sin. He preaches about a grand holocaust and practices a vile c...



  • Traveling carnival owner Thaddeus Flint expands his tour from the American Northeast out to the stars, only to discover that some of the attractions don''t quite hold the audience like they did back on Earth. Realizing that his strip show has no more...







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    The Velvet Comet is the most luxurious and expensive brothel in the galaxy. It boasts casinos, elegant restaurants, a 2-mile-long upscale shopping mall, and highly-trained prostitutes of both sexes. As a huge moneymaker, it is also the object or corp...



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    Traveling carnival owner Thaddeus Flint swindles the owner of a freak show into an unlikely business partnership. When Flint discovers that the freaks are a group of undercover alien tourists, he keeps the secret from the outside world and looks for ...



  • The Messiah of the Old Testament was no Prince of Peace. He was expected to come with sword and fire and raze the old kingdoms to the ground. There were four signs by which he would be known. Jesus of Nazareth fulfilled only one of the signs. That wa...



  • Book Two of the Velvet Comet—the enormous, exclusive, elaborate, and infamous orbiting brothel... Arrogant and overbearing Syndicate detective Andrew Crane arrives aboard the Velvet Comet to investigate a murder. When Crane discovers that the m...






  • Con-man adventurer Dr. Lucifer Jones matches wits with hordes of cannibals, royal mummies, bloodthirsty vampires, the Lord of the Apes, the White Goddess, and other perils on the Dark Continent, in this satirical fantasy romp...



  • Thomas Gold, crusading leader of a fanatical religious sect, embarks on a holy crusade of liberation that threatens the existence of the "Velvet Comet" as he becomes the self-declared "savior" of a race of beautiful elfin aliens living on the pleasur...



  • SEBASTIAN NIGHTINGALE CAIN: Bounty hunter. You can call him the Songbird -- but only once. He's after Santiago. VIRTUE MACKENZIE: Freelance reporter. She never gives up. She wants an interview...with Santiago. THE SWAGMAN: He collects art--at g...



  • Nate Page's efforts to write a musical about the history of the Velvet Comet, a spaceship that was once a center for illicit pleasures, meet with opposition from Cupid, the Comet's highly complex computer...



  • JOHN JUSTIN MALLORY IS A MAN WITH PROBLEMS Its New Year's Eve and the elf perched on Mallory's desk wants his missing unicorn back--and that's the easy part. Mallory's wife has run off with his partner, his detective business is in ruins, and the ...



  • In the 7th millennium, humans have spread throughout the galaxy and govern most of the inhabited planets. Leonardo, Our Humble Hero and purple-blooded Bjornn of the planet Benitarus II, is sent as an expert appraiser to the Claiborne Art Gallery on t...



  • It is the year 6303 of the Galactic Era, and Duncan Rojas, Senior Researcher and Authenticator for Braxton's Records of Big Game, has received a most unusual visitor. He is Bukoba Mandaka--the last of the Maasai. He searches for Malima Temboz, the Mo...



  • Intrigued by the mystique of Peponi, reportedly the most beautiful world in the universe, a journalist sets out to find out the truth about this enigmatic planet--a quest that brings him across half a lifetime and half the galaxy. Reissue....



  • On board the starship Theodore Roosevelt, in deep space: Commander Wilbur H. Jennings, a career Navy officer in command of the ship, walked out of his cabin one morning and shot two crew members to death. Then he confined himself to his quarters a...



  • in Dick Tracy: The Secret Files

    CRIMESTOPPERS' CASEBOOK: 1944 -- Everyone knew the beautiful Hollywood starlet's death was suicide. Everyone but a hack screen- writer -- and DICK TRACY... 1955 -- A new music called rock'n'roll is sweeping the country -- but someone wants one...






  • "In March 1909, Theodore Roosevelt went on a safari to central Africa. In this fictionalized account of that trip, Mike Resnick takes us on an amusing ""what-if"" with Roosevelt deciding to ""liberate"" the native Africans from Belgian rule and to se...




  • "Mouse, a hard-bitten, cynical woman and professional thief, finds herself in deep trouble when her attempt to rescue a seemingly helpless little girl has potentially deadly consequences in this brilliant and haunting installment of Santiago-inspired...



  • A collection of science fiction renditions of the well-known story of Aladdin and his magic lamp features the work of Jane Yolen, Judith Yarr, Katharine Kerr, George Alec Effinger, Pat Cadigan, and David Gerrold. Original....



  • An anthology of pieces, by such writers as Jack L. Chalker, David Gerrold, Michael P. Kube-McDowell, and others, speculates on what might have happened had the presidential elections over the years ended with different results. Original....





  • Bounty hunter Nicobar Lane has traversed a thousand worlds searching for the mythic Dreamwish Beast, but after a close encounter with the creature, his motives turn from money to revenge, and an obsession with his own death. Reprint....



  • A collection of seventeen tales of science fiction features works by Isaac Asimov, Philip K. Dick, Frederik Pohl, George Alec Effinger, Jane Yolen, Ian Watson, Barry N. Malzberg, Patricia Nurse, and others. Original....



  • This first collection of short fiction from Resnick ( Second Contact ) features several of his most popular stories and an array of less distinguished work. Standouts include "Kirinyaga" and "For I Have Touched the Sky," two installments from Resnick...



  • Since Penelope Bailey was a little girl, all humanity has been frightened by her awesome psychic talent. Able to perceive the future, she is suspected of being able to bend events--and men--to her will. Most men call her a monster. She calls herself....






  • Mike Resnick''s accomplishments (to date) include 64 novels, 21 collections, 40 anthologies, two screenplays and approximately 250 short stories—resulting in a couple of shelves of major awards (including five Hugos from 35 nominations and awar...



  • In this compelling and entertaining anthology of original pieces, veteran anthologists Resnick and Greenberg offer nearly every short-story angle imaginable on dinosaurs, from prehistorical to post-modern. A few pieces are from the dinosaur point of ...



  • A collection of science fiction tales set in a futuristic African continent features the writing of Vernor Vinge, Gregory Benford, Bruce Sterling, Kim Stanley Robinson, Howard Waldrop, and Mike Resnick. Original....




  • Set in Resnick's far future, where humankind has long spread out through the galaxy and there are as many alien races as there are planets suitable for colonization, Purgatory is a hard look at how many ways an advanced civilization can misunderstand...



  • A collection of space-age whodunits features the tale of a precognitive alien brought to earth to make millions for a large brokerage firm, an alien telepath who performs mind-reading acts on human worlds, and seventeen other stories. Original....




  • Her name is Penelope Bailey, a young woman of normal appearance. Yet during her brief, turbulent life she has been known first as the Soothsayer, then the Oracle, and still later the Prophet. She looks like none of the three, nor indeed like anything...



  • Stories by noted science fiction writers--including Mercedes Lackey, Jack C. Haldeman II, and Mike Resnick--examine what might have happened if great historical peacemakers had chosen bloodier destinies. Original....







  • Disanko, the ruler of the Enkoti, and Susan Beddoes, a representative from the Department of Cartography, help the planet of Faligor to become the richest and most technologically advanced of its sector until an evil general rises to power. Reprint....



  • A collection of "what if" stories about Hollywood's most memorable personalities features the writing of Mercedes Lackey, Kristine Kathryn Rusch, David Gerrold, Judith Tarr, Jack Haldeman, and Janet Kagan. Original....



  • Judith Tarr, George Alec Effinger, Frank M. Robinson, David Gerrold, and other notable writers present a collection of entertaining science fiction tales in which the bad guys go legit and some of history's heroes take up a life of crime. Original....



  • A collection of stories about mortals who exchange their souls for eternal youth, fame, love, or other irresistible opportunities includes the writings of Jane Yolen, Mercedes Lackey, Larry Dixon, and others. Original....



  • Visiting the planet Medina to satiate his fascination with the golden-skinned natives, Xavier William Lennox is captured and tortured for his curiosity and vows to learn what it is that the aliens are so desperate to hide. Reprint....



  • Thirty-two original tales of magic, witchcraft, and enchantment features the contributions of Jane Yolen, Katharine Kerr, David Gerrold, Roland Green, Judith Tarr, and other distinguished authors. Original....



  • Authorized by the estate of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, twenty-six original, ingenious tales by masterful storytellers are set in every age and feature a confrontation with Fu Manchu and Moriarty and a commission for a vampire, among others. Original....



  • One of the major voices in science fiction, Mike Resnick presents the first volume in a bold new trilogy.Jefferson Nighthawk--known and feared by many as the Widowmaker, the consummate bounty hunter--has been frozen for a century in order to defeat a...



  • Twenty offbeat stories celebrate despots that never were, including a holy war-declaring Pope John XXIII, an assassinated president Reagan's successor Alexander Haig, and a Parliament-dissolving new king of England. Original....



  • A collection of original dinosaur stories by such authors as Gene Wolfe, Melanie Rawn, Jennifer Roberson, Kristine Kathryn Rusch, Michelle West, Jane Yolen, and Mike Resnick includes an explanation of what really happened to the dinosaurs. Original....






  • Jefferson Nighthawk was the consummate killing machine, the most feared bounty hunter in the galaxy--the Widowmaker. For over a century he has been frozen, awaiting the cure for a deadly disease. But frozen bodies can be cloned, and the Widowmaker ca...





  • Hailed for his grandeur of imagination and superb worldbuilding, winner of and nominee for more than fifty awards for his outstanding work, Mike Resnick has rightfully won a place as one of science fiction's master storytellers. Now, in Kirinyaga, Re...



  • Adventurer Robert Markham is determined to find Dr. Michael Drake, a medical researcher who has disappeared into the jungle on unexplored Bushveld, because he is needed to combat a new plague on the human-settled Galaxy. Reprint....



  • He was the most feared bounty hunter in the galaxy, the consummate killing machine, a man known only as the Widowmaker. Now, after a century of being cryogenically frozen, Jefferson Nighthawk has a new lease on life--and new enemies who want him dead...




  • This volume collects 16 works by Mike Resnick, including "A Limerick History of Science Fiction," "Costigan’s Wager," "The Roosevelt Dispatches," "Inquiry Into the Auction of the United States of America," and more! Introduction by Kristine Kathryn...



  • Limited Edition Hardback. Get ready to laugh your helmet off! Here are 37 of the funniest stories by award winning author Mike Resnick. Meet a Jewish Tonto and find out what "Kemosabee" really means, learn why America was put up for auction and who b...



  • This book contains all 11 Resnick/Nick DiChario stories, including "The Winterberry", the first story Resnick ever bought from DiChario. It also includes "Even Butterflies Can Sting", a story Resnick wrote for one of DiChario's anthologies. The book ...



  • This collection from the award-winning author captures the exploits of Thaddeus Flint, carny extraordinaire, who gets more than he bargained for when he purchases a carnival sideshow to absorb the competition. The collection, including Sideshow, The ...



  • in Death Dines at 8:30

    CLAUDIA BISHOP AND NICK DICHARIO request the honor of your presence at a different kind of dinner party ... Festivities begin promptly at 8:3o. Sixteen short stories -- accompanied by dangerously delicious recipes -- will be served. Be the...



  • Award-winning writer Mike Resnick takes us back to his wild and wooly Inner Frontier in this tall-tale of an adventure novel.On the planet Henry II, orbiting the twin suns of Plantagenet and Tudor, at the very edge of the great black hole at the cent...



  • When the Vainmill Syndicate is torn by an internal power struggle, master saboteur Harry Redwine is given the assignment to ruin the Velvet Comet, a luxurious pleasure palace in space, and the lady who runs it, the Leather Madonna...






  • in Live Without a Net
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    Imagine a future without cyberspace... without the Web or virtual reality.... What would happen in an alternate Information Age? What would you do? What would you fear? What wouldn't you know? You can't imagine. Today's top masters of specula...



  • They say his father was a comet and his mother a cosmic wind, that he juggled planets as if they were feathers and wrestled with black holes just to work up an appetite. They say he never slept, that his eyes burned brighter than a nova, that his sho...



  • Featuring contributions from Janis Ian, Mercedes Lackey, Severna Park, and Laura Resnick, among others, an imaginative collection of stories, dealing with space-time travel, male enhancements, and nanotechnology, are written by women from the actual ...



  • Featuring contributions from Tom Gerencer, Ron Collins, Scott Edelman, John Teehan, and other notable authors, a unique collection of original stories, written by men from the actual perspective of a woman, give the vision of the future a feminine to...



  • Here at last–the first exciting book in a bold new series of Lara Croft novels tying directly into the popular video games. The Amulet of Power reveals the never-before shown events that took place between “The Last Revelation” and “Angel of ...



  • A collection of virtually all-original stories by the next generation of science fiction superstars-chosen by one of its current stars. Includes stories by Kage Baker, Janis Ian, Julie E. Czerneda, Susan Matthews, Shane Tourtelotte, Cory Doctorow, K...



  • in Alternate Generals III
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    GREAT LEADERS MAKE HISTORY-- BUT NOT HISTORY AS WE KNOW IT History shows that leadership is crucial in war, but there are other factors at work. What if history were given a twist or two, and great commanders on land and sea fought their greatest ...



  • in I, Alien

    Featuring contributions from Laura Resnick, Kristine Kathryn Rusch, and Harry Turtledove, among others, this imaginative collection contains stories written from the viewpoint of an alien protagonist, detailing their encounters with the human race. O...



  • The British are coming, and the dragons are waiting for them! Set in an alternative colonial America where dragons rule the landscape, the revolution is taking its bloody toll and General Washington will need all the help he can get to free the Ameri...



  • There is only one thing that Jefferson Nighthawk, the original Widowmaker, really wanted to do and that was retire on a far away planet and raise a garden. There were still two clones of him to keep the peace and carry on his legend. Unfortunately fo...



  • The starship Theodore Roosevelt is fighting on the far outskirts of a galactic war, its crew made up of retreads and raw recruits. A new first officer reports, Wilson Cole, a man with a reputation for exceeding his orders (but getting results). He's ...





  • This is a collection of science fiction and fantasy stories by Mike Resnick, showing the depth and range that has not only made him a popular seller, but also placed him fourth (and climbing) on the all-time award list of all science fiction writers ...



  • The date is 1967 of the Galactic Era, almost three thousand years from now. The Republic, created by the human race but not yet dominated by it, is in the midst of an all-out war with the Teroni Federation. After his latest exploit saved millions of ...



  • An anthology of Nebula Award-winning fiction selected by the members of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America includes works by this year's winners--Joe Haldeman, Kelly Link, Carol Emshwiller, Grand Master Harlan Ellison, and other notab...



  • Mike Resnick is a science fiction god—more awards than any other writer in his field! Salvador Dali's The Persistence of Memory is one of the most memorable images in the world. Everyone who sees this painting wonders: What does it mean? Now the su...



  • The date is 1968 of the Galactic Era, almost three thousand years from now. The Republic, created by the human race but not yet dominated by it, is in the midst of an all-out war with the Teroni Federation. Captain Wilson Cole, a man with a reputatio...



  • Theodore Roosevelt: president, naturalist, explorer, author, cowboy, police commissioner, deputy marshal, soldier, taxidermist, ornithologist, and boxer. Everyone knows about that.But how about vampire hunter?Or African king?Or Jack the Ripper's neme...



  • It’s Halloween, and John Justin Mallory’s partner, Winnifred Carruthers, has been so busy preparing for the biggest holiday of the year (in his Manhattan, anyway) that she seems short of energy and pale. Mallory is worried that she’s been worki...



  • in Blood Lite

    BLOOD LITE ...a collection of entertaining tales that puts the fun back into dark fiction, with ironic twists and tongue-in-cheek wit to temper the jagged edge. Charlaine Harris reveals the dark side of going green, when a quartet of die-hard env...



  • The date is 1968 of the Galactic Era, almost three thousand years from now. The Republic, dominated by the human race, is in the midst of an all-out war with the Teroni Federation. Almost a year has passed since the events of Starship: Mercenary. Cap...



  • Ten years after the publication of Kirinyaga, the most-awarded science fiction book in history, comes this companion novella by 5-time Hugo winner Mike Resnick.The Kikuyu tribe of East Africa attempted to create a Utopia on the terraformed planetoid ...



  • New stories written as if during science fiction's Golden Age. Far off planets, aliens, time travel, retro-future technologies and rocket ships with fins. Golden Age stories by Stephen Baxter, Terry Bisson, Terry Bramlett, Tobias S. Buckell, Tom Dupr...



  • Mike Resnick's second collection of essays, anecdotes, speeches, and convention reports (not to mention lists and obituaries), written for science fiction fan magazines, includes topics as diverse as Edgar Rice Burroughs, Teddy Roosevelt, My Most Mem...



  • Lucifer Jones is back and Subterranean s got him! After his Adventures in Africa, his Exploits in Asia, and his Encounters in Europe, everyone's favorite man of the cloth is back to tell you about the Hazards he encounters in South America. They incl...



  • It’s Valentine's Day and private detective John Justin Mallory is planning on closing up the office early and taking his partner, Col. Winnifred Carruthers, out to dinner, since he's sure no one else will do so. But before he can turn off the light...



  • The date is 1970 of the Galactic Era, almost three thousand years from now, and the Republic, created by the human race but not yet dominated by it, finds itself in an all-out war against the Teroni Federation, an alliance of races that resent Man's ...



  • The carny's star sharpshooter is tired of targets that don't shoot back, and a robot Doc Holliday is created for a duel to the death...and, as always with the carny, things start to go wrong. HAVE GUN, MUST TRAVEL -- TO THE STARS! The t...



  • A teenaged girl befriends Toulouse-Lautrec, and must choose between a life as an artist and one of a dancer. In the process, she helps the debauched and drunken artist create the most famous poster in the history of France....



  • The pet of a time-traveling boy befriends Leonardo da Vinci, and when the boy goes searching for it, he and Leonardo strike up a friendship that results in one of the most famous of Leonardo's paintings....



  • The third volume in the 4-book Tales of the Galactic Midway series. The carnival tries a typical carny scam that backfires when their animal trainer and his sentient "animal" go to war every night in the big cage....



  • The year is 1881. The United States of America ends at the Mississippi River. Beyond lies the Indian nations, where the magic of powerful Medicine Men has halted the advance of the Americans east of the river. An American government desperate to e...



  • Mike Resnick’s accomplishments (to date) include 64 novels, 21 collections, 40 anthologies, two screenplays and approximately 250 short stories—resulting in a couple of shelves of major awards (including five Hugos from 35 nominations and awards ...



  • Who better to parody science fiction than science fiction authors themselves?In this classic collection of stories, compiled by Mike Resnick (winner of five Hugos, plus a plethora of other awards in multiple categories), such prominent authors as Art...



  • Welcome to a West like you've never seen before! With the O. K. Corral and the battle with the thing that used to be Johnny Ringo behind him, the consumptive Doc Holliday makes his way to Deadwood, Colorado. But when a gambling loss drains his bankro...



  • Mike Resnick’s accomplishments (to date) include 64 novels, 21 collections, 40 anthologies, two screenplays and approximately 250 short stories—resulting in a couple of shelves of major awards (including five Hugos from 35 nominations and awards ...



  • Mike Resnick’s accomplishments (to date) include 64 novels, 21 collections, 40 anthologies, two screenplays and approximately 250 short stories—resulting in a couple of shelves of major awards (including five Hugos from 35 nominations and awards ...



  • Mike Resnick’s accomplishments (to date) include 64 novels, 21 collections, 40 anthologies, two screenplays and approximately 250 short stories—resulting in a couple of shelves of major awards (including five Hugos from 35 nominations and awards ...



  • In his long and storied career, Mike Resnick has won all of science fiction's most prestigious awards. He has won the Nebula, the Hugo, and numerous readers' awards. He has won the Japanese Hugo, as well as major awards in Spain, France, Poland and C...



  • RESNICK ON THE LOOSE collects Mike Resnick's essays, editorials, interviews, introduction, and articles -- more than 75 of them -- covering everything from Hugo Awards to classic authors to the art of writing. An essential volume for anyone intereste...



  • There are nine rockets on this cover and, you know, that's not nearly enough. Every writer in this book is a rocket in science fiction circles. Some very well known, plying established routes regularly between stars. Others, soon to achieve orbit. Bu...



  • Jambo, Reader.Between 1989 and 2012, a span of 23 years, the members of the World Science Fiction Society have seen fit to honor Mike Resnick with 36 Hugo nominations, 30 for his fiction, more than any other science fiction author. The 30 nominated s...



  • Resnick's Menagerie is a collection of previously published short fiction by Mike Resnick, all of which involve animals, whether real or imaginary: from dogs to werewolves, and from elephants to dragons. The collection includes eighteen stories; of t...



  • A dog is missing. Not just any dog. The number one Weimaraner in the country and current Westminster winner.Down-on-his-luck private eye Eli Paxton is hired to find him. Not exactly an elite assignment, but better than nothing. Maybe it will help him...



  • Seven Views of Olduvai Gorge is one of the most celebrated novellas ever written. It not only won both the Hugo and Nebula, but also the HOMer award and the SF Chronicle Poll and was a nominee for the Locus Award and the Sturgeon Award. It was also n...



  • It’s August 19, 1884. The consumptive Doc Holliday is preparing to await his end in a sanitarium in Leadville, Colorado, when the medicine man Geronimo enlists him on a mission. The time the great chief has predicted has come, the one white man wit...



  • Hired to guard a high-priced yearling of "Trojan," a recently retired classic winner in Lexington, Kentucky, Eli Paxton is only days into the job when the yearling’s young groom goes missing.  Asked by the boy’s parents to investigate his disapp...



  • They tell the story about the four blind men and the elephant. One felt the elephant’s trunk and declared he was touching a snake. Another felt his leg and concluded that it was a tree trunk. A third felt his tusk and said it was a spear, and the f...



  • Welcome to a Steampunk wild west starring Doc Holliday, with zombies, dinosaurs, robots, and cowboys. The time is April, 1885. Doc Holliday lies in bed in a sanitarium in Leadville, Colorado, expecting never to leave his room again. But the medici...



  • Some writing classes caution their students to avoid first-person stories—too traditional, too dated, too difficult to sell. We’ve convinced 5-time Hugo Award winner Mike Resnick to show you how it’s done with two dozen of his best first-person...



  • Featuring original short stories by 30 of Science Fiction's top writers, Stars is a huge anthology in both volume and talent. Each story, available only here, is based on a Janis Ian song and written expressly for Stars, creating a meld of jazz, pros...



  • Hard-luck gumshoe Eli Paxton is hired to find a missing cat--a very important cat, it turns out, because its collar is studded with diamonds worth a small fortune. What starts as a routine search of animal shelters soon becomes a perilous journey thr...



  • What happens when 5-time Hugo winner Mike Resnick turns his attention to sports?The answers lie within, as you encounter a 7-foot 10-inch robot basketball center, a hexed boxing match, the devil’s least favorite racehorse, a Chicago Bears team that...



  • The Democracy is at war with the alien Traanskei Coalition. War hero Colonel Nathan Pretorius has a record of success on dangerous behind-enemy-lines missions, missions that usually leave him in the hospital. Now he's recruited for a near-impossible ...



  • From Book 1: A Magazine of Science Fiction and Fantasy ISSUE 1: MARCH 2013 Edited by Mike Resnick Stories by: Robert J. Sawyer, Kij Johnson, Jack McDevitt, Stephen Leigh, James Patrick Kelly, Nick DiChario, Lou J. Berger , Alex Shvartsman, Robert ...



  • Robert ole Buthelezi is a man of destiny.He is the one the Zulu nation has waited for.He is the ancient one the prophesies talk about.He is the reincarnation of the great  leader Shaka.He will unite his people, he will lead massive forces of spaces...



  • “Nobody spins a yarn better than Mike Resnick”—Orson Scott Card, New York Times bestselling author of Ender’s Game.Four people uncover a secret that has the power to shake the foundation of faith as we know it.Reverend Joshua Barker feels tha...



  • Mike Resnick is, according to Locus, the all-time leading award winner, living or dead, for short science fiction. This includes 5 Hugo Awards, and a record 34 Hugo nominations, 29 of them for short fiction.This is the first of five volumes of Mike...



  • Mike Resnick is, according to Locus, the all-time leading award winner, living or dead, for short science fiction. This includes 5 Hugo Awards, and a record 34 Hugo nominations, 29 of them for short fiction.This is the second of five volumes of Mike...



  • Mike Resnick is, according to Locus, the all-time leading award winner, living or dead, for short science fiction. This includes 5 Hugo Awards, and a record 34 Hugo nominations, 29 of them for short fiction.This is the third of five volumes of Mike...



  • Mike Resnick is, according to Locus, the all-time leading award winner, living or dead, for short science fiction. This includes 5 Hugo Awards, and a record 34 Hugo nominations, 29 of them for short fiction.This is the fourth of five volumes of Mike...





  • The Traanskei Coalition’s greatest weapon is the Q bomb, and after years of failure, the Democracy has come up with a defense against it. The problem is that they killed most of the team that created it. The sole survivor, Edgar Nmumba, was kidnapp...



  • "This book will be remembered as one of the major collections of the decade."—Robert J. Sawyer"Standouts include…Mike Resnick and Lezli Robyn’s beautifully sad “Benchwarmer,” which takes us into the world of imaginary friends, and introduce...



  • Lucifer Jones is back -- and on the run again. Having been barred from the United States, Africa (Adventures), Asia (Exploits), Europe (Encounters), and South America (Hazards), he is island-hopping his way across the Pacific to Australia, the one re...



  • A crisis has arisen. On their first mission as a team, Pretorius and his Dead Enders kidnapped the real General Michkag and substituted a clone who had been raised and trained in the Democracy. But now they find that the clone likes being the most po...



  • Opening a new fantasy trilogy from Hugo award winner Resnick, this novel offers an adventure through space and time as Eddie Raven tries to outrun the dark forces pursuing him.Eddie Raven isn't quite sure what's happening to him--and he's in a race t...



  • The second installment of a fantasy trilogy from a Hugo award-winning author, this novel offers an adventure through space and time as Eddie Raven tries to outrun the dark forces pursuing him.Her name is Lisa, and ever since Eddie Raven hooked up wit...



  • From boxing matches to dragon races to elections, there's no wager Harry won't cover-so long as the odds are right.Harry the Book operates out of a Manhattan bar booth, with his personal wizard and his zombie bodyguard close at hand. He'll dope out t...



  • Military discipline and honor have been a poor match for Capt. Wilson Cole's life of pillaging and plundering. Seeking a better way of life, the Teddy R. has become a mercenary ship, hiring out to the highest bidder. Whether it's evacuating a hospita...



  • The date is 1968 of the Galactic Era, almost three thousand years from now. The Republic, dominated by the human race, is in the midst of an all-out war with the Teroni Federation.Almost a year has passed since the events of Starship: Mercenary. ...



  • Now in one volume: the duology featuring the folk hero who leaves a mark on the galaxy that can never be erased—from the multiple Hugo and Nebula Award-winning author.Santiago Sebastian Cain is a former revolutionary who has killed hundreds of crim...



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    From Book 1: Readers of Santiago and Mike Resnick’s other exciting and evocative novels know that the galaxy’s Inner Frontier is filled with some mighty dangerous characters, such as the Iceman, the Mouse, Merlin, the Yankee Clipper, the Mock Tur...


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Mike Resnick has published 137 books.

Mike Resnick does not have a new book coming out soon. The latest book, The Santiago Saga, was published in September 2022.

The first book by Mike Resnick, Birthright: The Book of Man, was published in February 1982.

Yes. Mike Resnick has 13 series.