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  • Bibliography:
    15 Books - 1 Series
  • First Book:
    April 1980
  • Latest Book:
    March 1997
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Full Series List in Order

A Rocheworld Novel

Return to Rocheworld (Feb-1993)
Rocheworld (Sep-1993)
Ocean Under the Ice (Jun-1994)
Rescued from Paradise (Apr-1995)

Book List in Order: 15 titles


  • ONCE IN A WHILE, A NOVEL APPEARS THAT HAS EVERYTHING UNIQUE TO SCIENCE FICTION -- A BRILLIANT NEW IDEA HONEST EXTRAPOLATION OF REAL SCIENCE, A GRIPPING STORY WITH FASCINATING ALIEN CHARACTERS, AND THE INDEFINABLE BUT ESSENTIAL SENSE OF WONDER. SUCH ...



  • MISSION TO A DOUBLE PLANET. Powered by a revolutionary, laser-driven lightsail, the first manned interstellar probe would reach the bizarre double planet that circled Barnard's Star in a mere twenty years. The world's finest scientists had fought des...



  • With darkness as his ally and the streets as his home, private investigator Alexander L'Hiboux, the sleepless victim of insomnolence, hunts the individuals responsible for the brutal mutilation of a shipping magnate's daughter...



  • Starquake, the sequel to Dragon's Egg, takes place on the surface of a neutron star. The gravity is 67 billion Earth gravities. The native cheela, the size of sesame seeds, live a million times faster than their human friends in orbit. After a starqu...





  • Welcomed as a hero after he successfully defeats Mars's Russian invaders, General Alexander Armstrong lets the adoration turn him into a power-hungry demagogue, and it is up to his twin brother, Gus, now Governor of Mars, to stop him. Reprint....



  • Billionaire industrialist Randy Hunter communicates with aliens, achieves interstellar flight, and explores the universe in a novel that explores the technological possibilities of the future. Reprint....





  • Teamed up against a second aquatic race, the flouwen--the water-dwelling creatures found on a bizarre double planet--and an expedition of humans find that these new creatures are as unfriendly as they are intelligent...






  • Just what is it that makes us human? Just what quality impels us out to the stars, to search for meaning in our cold universe, to struggle against entropy and discover the nature of things? The scientists on the first mission to Barbard's Star and...




  • INVASION When the first interstellar expedition reached Barnard's Star they found Rocheworld, and discovered therein the flouwen, giant amoeboids with a flair for math. Almost immediately, the medium-brained but high-tech humans from Earth forged ...



  • TERRANS GO HOME! The first interstellar expedition successfully reached Barnard's Star and its amazing double-planet -- Rocheworld --and made contact with the flouwen, intelligent aquatic beings with a talent for higher mathematics and a love of s...



  • Antigravity Machines! (six kinds) Space Warps! Black Holes! Strange Matter! Time Machines! Reactionless Drives! Faster than Light Drives! All the known ways to build real starships! Finally, someone who, puts the science back in science fiction! Robe...



  • In the near future five intrepid men and women have been paid a billion dollars each to risk the first voyage into the upper atmosphere of Saturn. The goal: to convert atmospheric chemicals into fuel to power interplanetary spaceships. But no one ...


Award-Winning Books by Robert L. Forward

Dragon's Egg
1981 Locus Award -- First Novel


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Robert L. Forward has published 15 books.

Robert L. Forward does not have a new book coming out soon. The latest book, Saturn Rukh, was published in March 1997.

The first book by Robert L. Forward, Dragon's Egg, was published in April 1980.

Yes. Robert L. Forward has 1 series.