Wild Cards
  • Length:
    31 Books
  • First:
    January 1987
  • Latest:
    August 2022
  • Rating:

Series List in Order

Order Book Genre Date Rating
1 Science Fiction / SF 3 Buy
2 Science Fiction / SF 5 Buy
3 Science Fiction / SF 4 Buy
4 Science Fiction / SF 4 Buy
5 Science Fiction / SF 5 Buy
6 Science Fiction / SF 5 Buy
7 Science Fiction / SF 5 Buy
8 Science Fiction / SF 4.5 Buy
9 Science Fiction / SF 5 Buy



10 Science Fiction / SF 2.5 Buy
11 Science Fiction / SF 5 Buy
12 Science Fiction / SF 3 Buy
13 Science Fiction / SF 0 Buy
14 Science Fiction / SF 0 Buy
15 Science Fiction / SF 0 Buy
16 Science Fiction / SF 3 Buy
17 Science Fiction / SF 4.5 Buy
18 Science Fiction / SF 4 Buy
19 Science Fiction / SF 4 Buy
20 Science Fiction / SF 4 Buy
21 Science Fiction / SF 4 Buy
22 Science Fiction / SF 0 Buy
23 Science Fiction / SF 5 Buy
24 Science Fiction / SF 3 Buy
25 Science Fiction / SF 5 Buy
26 Science Fiction / SF 4 Buy
27 General Fiction / GF 4.5 Buy
27.5 (e) Science Fiction / SF 0 Buy
28 Science Fiction / SF 0 Buy



29 Science Fiction / SF 5 Buy
30 Science Fiction / SF 0 Buy

Book Descriptions for series: Wild Cards


  • Book - 1

    In the aftermath of World War II an alien virus struck the Earth, endowing a handful of survivors with strange superhuman powers. Some were called Aces, gifted with extraordinary abilities; others were called Jokers, cursed with bizarre disfigurement...



  • Book - 2

    Four decades ago, an alien "wild card" virus produced a strange new race of superhuman men and women known as Aces and Jokers. Among them is the winged beauty called Peregrine: Fortunato, master of erotic power; and the bizarre and mysterious joker k...



  • Book - 3

    Decades ago, an alien "wild card" virus produced a strange new race of superhuman men and women. Now, on Wild Card Day, the fortieth anniversary of the event, an evil genius unlashes the forces of darkness under the streets of Manhattan. The fate of ...



  • Book - 4

    When an alien virus struck New York four decades ago, it created a new breed of superhuman men and women known as Aces and Jokers. But America was not the only nation struck by its awesome power. Now a team of Aces sets out on a voyage of exploration...



  • Book - 5

    When an alien virus struck the Earth four decades ago, it spawned a new breed of superhuman men and women known as Aces and Jokers. Now, in New York's Jokertown, a savage street war has broken out between the Mafia and the gang known as the Shadow Fi...



  • Book - 6

    Since a strange alien virus created the superhuman beings known as Aces and Jokers four decades ago, they have struggled for respect and recognition. Now they are key players in a presidential convention torn by hatred and dissent as assassins stalk ...



  • Book - 7

    Chrysalis, the glass-skinned queen of the Joker underworld, has been found brutally murdered in her popular restaurant, the Crystal Palace. Now two men are out to find her killer: Jay Ackroyd, the Ace private investigator who discovered her ruined bo...



  • Book - 8

    Something is stirring on Ellis Island, something strange and dangerous enough to subdue even the white-hot tensions between Wild Cards and naturals. The Jumpers are rising.... The members of this vicious gang have the power to jump their minds int...



  • Book - 9

    Bloat, the boy governor of the Rox, had dreams as big as his monstrous Joker body. He wanted to make Ellis Island a safe haven for his people, a Joker homeland. To survive Bloat needed the Jumpers, adolescent outcasts who could steal a man's body in ...







  • Book - 10

    Aboard his grandfather's spaceship and fleeing the violent turmoil between Jokers, Aces, and Nats that his vicious ambition spawned, Blaise is headed for a new conquest: the planet Takis. Dr. Tachyon is left behind...but he's lost more than his only ...



  • Book - 11

    After too many disastrous raids and military embarrassments, the Nats order a full-out, no-holds-barred blitzkrieg against Bloat and his genetic outcasts. The mission is clear: destroy Ellis Island, no survivors. As the final battle rages, the Turtle...



  • Book - 12

    The Rox is history and Mark Meadows is on the run, pursued by the CIA, the DEA, and the Wild Card mistress of the winds, Mistral. But the renegade biochemist has his own secret weapon: three personalities buried in his psyche, each possessing Ace pow...



  • Book - 13

    Someone is trying to kill all the jokers--nothing less than genocide will do. For decades they have been the secret shadow players on the global scene, the puppet masters hidden behind the curtains, patient, cunning, moving inch by inch toward their ...



  • Book - 14

    A beautiful young reporter and a small group of jokers and aces have unearthed evidence of a conspiracy of Card Sharks, whose goal is the wholesale destruction of those afflicted with the Wild Cards virus. But Hannah Davis and her handful of heroes h...



  • Book - 15

    Exposed by a reporter and her joker sidekick, the Cardshark Conspiracy plots to unleash the Black Trump, a biological weapon that destroys anyone with a wild card genetic structure, and time is running out for ace Mark Meadows. Original....



  • Book - 16

    On September 15, 1946, a biological weapon created by an alien race was accidentally detonated above the streets of New York City, killing countless numbers of men, women, and children. But those who survived the initial explosion soon began to wish ...



  • Book - 17

    John Fortune-son of Peregine and Fortunato, two of the most powerful and popular Aces the world has ever known-has finally turned his card. He's an Ace! And proud of it... except that his new powers put him on a collision course with enemies he never...



  • Book - 18

    In 1946, an alien virus that rewrites human DNA was accidentally unleashed in the skies over New York City. It killed ninety percent of those it infected. Nine percent of those who survived mutated into tragically deformed creatures. And one percent ...



  • Book - 19

    In 1946, an alien virus that rewrites human DNA was accidentally unleashed in the skies over New York City. It killed ninety percent of those it infected. Nine percent survived to mutate into tragically deformed creatures. And one percent gained supe...







  • Book - 20

    In 1946, an alien virus that rewrites human DNA was accidentally unleashed in the skies over New York City. It killed ninety percent of those it infected. Nine percent survived to mutate into tragically deformed creatures. And one percent gained sup...



  • Book - 21

    In 1946, an alien virus that rewrites human DNA was accidentally unleashed in the skies over New York City. It killed ninety percent of those it infected. Nine percent survived, mutated into tragically deformed creatures. And one percent gained super...



  • Book - 22

    Decades after an alien virus changed the course of history, the surviving population of Manhattan still struggles to understand the new world left in its wake. Natural humans share the rough city with those given extraordinary―and sometimes terrify...



  • Book - 23

    Perfect for old fans and new readers alike, High Stakes (Wild Cards) delves deeper into the world of aces, jokers, and the hard-boiled men and women of the Fort Freak police precinct in a pulpy, page-turning novel of superheroics and Lovecraftian hor...



  • Book - 24

    Perfect for current fans and new readers alike, MISSISSIPPI ROLL is an adventurous journey along Ol’ Man River, featuring beloved characters from the Wild Cards universe. Now on its final voyage, the historical steamboat Natchez is known for her...



  • Book - 25

    A gang of criminals scattered throughout the past threaten the stability of the world in George R. R. Martin's latest Wild Cards adventure. The stakes were already high enough at Giovanni Galante’s poker table that night in Chicago. Poker. Deal...



  • Book - 26

    Texas Hold'em: A Wild Cards Novel is an adventure in the bestselling shared-universe science fiction superhero series, edited by #1 New York Times bestselling author George R. R. Martin. San Antonio, home of the Alamo, is also host to the nation's...



  • Book - 27

    The return of the famous shared-world superhero books created and edited by George R. R. Martin, author of A Song of Ice and FireFor decades, George R.R. Martin bestselling author of A Song of Ice and Fire has collaborated with an ever-shifting ensem...



  • Book - 27.5

    Soon to be a show on Hulu!Rights to develop Wild Cards have been acquired by Universal Cable Productions, the team behind The Magicians and Mr. Robot, with the co-editor of Wild Cards, Melinda Snodgrass, as executive producer. In this bitingly satir...



  • Book - 28

    The return of the famous shared-world superhero books created and edited by George R. R. Martin, author of A Song of Ice and Fire. For decades, George R.R. Martin - bestselling author of A Song of Ice and Fire - has collaborated with an eve...







  • Book - 29

    In Joker Moon, the next Wild Cards adventure from series editor George R. R. Martin, we follow Aarti, the Moon Maid, who can astrally project herself onto the surface of the moon and paint projections across the lunarscape.Theodorus was a dreamer. A...



  • Book - 30

    In hardcover for the first time, Full House brings together the Wild Cards stories that have been previously published on Tor.com, including works from:Daniel AbrahamCherie PriestDavid D. LevineWalter Jon WilliamsPaul CornellCarrie VaughnCaroline...