Book List in Order:32 titles

  • Jane Hawkins lives on a floating space port where she tries to help her mothers run a failing inn. Every day she watches starships land from far-off places, bound for exotic adventures.But a new occupant under their roof is about to change everything...


  • -Four Eyes- is a short story from the collection Tides from the New Worlds. Caribbean-born novelist Tobias Buckell established himself as a gifted new voice in science fiction with his stunning first novel, Crystal Rain. Now, in his first collection,...


  • It has been six years since the end of the Covenant War...and yet on the planet Carrow, a world on the edge of the Joint Occupation Zone, a decisive new battle suddenly erupts. Human colonists and the alien Sangheili have already been living a tensio...


  • A sensational short story collection in the expansive universe of HALO, the New York Times bestselling series! Launch once more into galaxy-spanning conflict and legendary heroism…shards of an ever-expanding journey where human and alien alike f...


  • High concept, adventurous science fiction stories featuring the beloved characters and settings from Tobias S. Buckell’s popular Xenowealth novels. Enjoy this fast-paced ride through a universe that has been many years in the making, accessible to...


  • A storm is coming…. Prudence "Roo" Jones never thought he'd have a family to look after--until suddenly he found himself taking care of his orphaned teenage nephew. Roo, a former Caribbean Intelligence operative, spends his downtime on his catama...


  • Twelve science fiction stories about the oncoming future, each of them representing a possible glimpse of what could be just around the corner... or much further down the corridor. These stories previously appeared in places like Clarkesworld Magazin...


  • Relentless, breathtaking science fiction adventure across a watery world under seige... Humanity continues to gain control of the Forty Eight Worlds as they deorbit wormholes and join the many worlds and civilizations together. But as they do so, the...


  • In a world gone wrong, heroes and villains are not always easy to distinguish and every individual has the ability to contribute something powerful. In this stunning collection of original and rediscovered stories of tragedy and hope, the stars are a...






  • New York Times Bestseller Tobias S. Buckell has published 45 short stories in various magazines and anthologies. But in the process of learning how to sell those 45, he wrote over 100 short stories that failed in a variety of ways while learning the ...


  • Global warming has transformed the Earth, and it's about to get even hotter. The Arctic Ice Cap has all but melted, and the international community is racing desperately to claim the massive amounts of oil beneath the newly accessible ocean. Enter...



  • In Orbite Medievali is a short story from the collection Tides from the New Worlds. Caribbean-born novelist Tobias Buckell established himself as a gifted new voice in science fiction with his stunning first novel, Crystal Rain. Now, in his first col...


  • Originally published in Vestal Review, (July, 2002).Richard dreams of a gorgeous woman. She is sketched out like those figures on black and white posters: a few long fluid lines that suggest so much more than points in space, but the full body of a w...


  • Originally published in Baen's Universe, (April, 2008) This morning, when you wake up and look at your rippled reflection in the basin of water near the concrete wall of your cell, you only have one true personal memory left. It can't be that your en...


  • Originally published in So Long Been Dreaming: Postcolonial Science Fiction and Fantasy (May 2004)We drop out the wormhole towards a mess of a planet by the ochre light of a dying sun. From the cant of orbit, upside down and even then through virtual...


  • Originally published in switch.blade, (July, 2002) Think about school food, Nord said. It really takes some manipulation of the natural order to create meals that are entirely tasteless. Dirt has flavor. Paper notes you don't want the teacher to read...


  • Originally published in Whispers From The Cotton Tree Root, (October, 2000)A waterspout spawned by a recent hurricane sucks up an ancient wooden slave ship from the silted bottom of a Caribbean harbor. And an astounded man with Caribbean roots watche...




  • For Marcus, it was bad enough to find an old work buddy out in the forest talking to the trees. But ever since the trees started talking back to Marcus, his life has gotten a whole lot more complicated...This story was originally published in the mag...


  • Vincent is about to have one of the worst days of his life when his Id, Vince, gets loose through his neural implants, takes over his own body, and hijacks an airship in the atmosphere of an exotic, distant gas giant. Now he's hog-tied himself (or ra...


  • When a broken and stranded segment of star-traveling humanity found the whiffets, they seemed the perfect helpers: servile, industrious, and eager to assist.But who is the most damaged by this symbiosis of races? The whiffets, or humanity itself?This...


  • Li Hao-Chang lives a humble life in Macau as a street vendor. But his life is about to get turned upside down by the realization that alien life will soon contact Earth. As shadowy operatives play a dangerous game in Li's streets in the days leading ...


  • New York Times Bestseller Tobias S. Buckell has published 45 short stories in various magazines and anthologies. But in the process of learning how to sell those 45, he wrote over 100 short stories that failed in a variety of ways while learning the ...


  • Magic has a price. But someone else will pay. Every time a spell is cast, a bit of bramble sprouts, sending up tangling vines, bloody thorns, and threatening a poisonous sleep. It sprouts in tilled fields and in neighbors' roof beams, thrusts up from...


  • Caribbean born novelist Tobias Buckell established himself as a gifted new voice in science fiction with his stunning first novel Crystal Rain. Now, in his first collection, Buckell demonstrates his strengths in the short form, offering readers a col...


  • in Metatropolis

    Five original tales set in a shared urban future―from some of the hottest young writers in modern SFMore than an anthology, Metatropolis is the brainchild of five of science fiction's hottest writers―Elizabeth Bear, Tobias Buckell, Jay Lake, Karl...


  • In the first, desperate days of the Human-Covenant War, the UNSC has enacted the Cole Protocol to safeguard Earth and its Inner Colonies from discovery by a merciless alien foe. Many are called upon to rid the universe of lingering navigation data th...






  • Welcome to Chilo, a planet with corrosive rain, crushing pressure, and deadly heat. Fortunately, fourteen-year-old Timas lives in one of the domed cities that float 100,000 feet above the surface, circling near the edge of a monstrous perpetual storm...


  • The Benevolent Satrapy rule an empire of forty-eight worlds, linked by thousands of wormholes strung throughout the galaxy. Human beings, while technically "free," mostly skulk around the fringes of the Satrapy, struggling to get by. The secretive al...


  • Fisherman John deBrun is only half a man. Twenty-seven years ago, he washed up onto the tropical shores of Nanagada with no memory of his past. Although he has made a new life for himself, his soul remains haunted by questions of his own identity. ...