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Kevin J Anderson


(Kevin James Anderson)
USA flag (b.1962)
Husband of Rebecca Moesta

aka Kem Antilles, Gabriel Mesta

Kevin J. Anderson has written more than 125 books, including 52 national or international bestsellers. He has over 23 million books in print worldwide in thirty languages. He has been nominated for the Nebula Award, Bram Stoker Award, Shamus Award, and Silver Falchion Award, and has won the SFX Readers' Choice Award, Golden Duck Award, Scribe Award, and New York Times Notable Book; in 2012 at San Diego Comic Con he received the Faust Grand Master Award for Lifetime Achievement.

He has written numerous bestselling and critically acclaimed novels in the Dune universe with Brian Herbert, as well as Star Wars and X-Files novels. In his original work, he is best known for his Saga of Seven Suns series, the Terra Incognita trilogy, the Dan Shamble, Zombie PI series, and Clockwork Angels: The Novel with Neil Peart.
 

Genres: Science Fiction, Horror, Young Adult Fantasy, Fantasy, GameLit, Urban Fantasy, Thriller
 
New and upcoming books
Series
Gamearth Trilogy
   1. Gamearth (1989)
   2. Gameplay (1989)
   3. Game's End (1990)
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Craig Kreident (with Doug Beason)
   1. Virtual Destruction (1996)
   2. Fallout (1997)
   3. Lethal Exposure (1998)
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Prelude to Dune (with Brian Herbert)
   1. House Atreides (1999)
   2. House Harkonnen (2000)
   3. House Corrino (2001)
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Saga of Seven Suns
   0.5. Veiled Alliances (2011)
   1. Hidden Empire (2002)
   2. A Forest of Stars (2003)
   3. Horizon Storms (2004)
   4. Scattered Suns (2005)
   5. Of Fire and Night (2006)
   6. Metal Swarm (2007)
   7. The Ashes of Worlds (2008)
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Dune (with Brian Herbert)
continued from the original series by Frank Herbert
   7. Hunters of Dune (2006)
   8. Sandworms of Dune (2007)
   Sands of Dune (2022)
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Slan (with A E van Vogt)
   2. Slan Hunter (2007)
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Heroes of Dune (with Brian Herbert)
   1. Paul of Dune (2008)
   2. The Winds of Dune (2009)
   Princess of Dune (2023)
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Hell Hole Trilogy (with Brian Herbert)
   1. Hellhole (2011)
   2. Hellhole Awakening (2013)
   3. Hellhole Inferno (2014)
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Dan Shamble, Zombie PI
   1. Death Warmed Over (2012)
   1.5. Stakeout at the Vampire Circus (2013)
   2. Unnatural Acts (2012)
   2.5. Road Kill (2013)
   3. Hair Raising (2013)
   3.5. Naughty and Nice (2013)
   4. Slimy Underbelly (2014)
   5. Working Stiff (2015)
   6. Tastes Like Chicken (2017)
   7. Services Rendered (2018)
   8. Double-Booked (2022)
   9. Bats in the Belfry (2023)
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Clockwork Angels (with Neil Peart)
   1. Clockwork Angels (2012)
   2. Clockwork Lives (2016)
   3. Clockwork Destiny (2023)
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Great Schools of Dune (with Brian Herbert)
   1. The Sisterhood of Dune (2012)
   2. Mentats of Dune (2014)
   3. Navigators of Dune (2016)
   3.5. Dune: Red Plague (2016)
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Wake the Dragon
   1. Spine of the Dragon (2019)
   2. Vengewar (2021)
   3. Gods and Dragons (2022)
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Hexworld
   1. Roll (2021)
   2. Play (2021)
   3. End (2021)
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Novels
   Resurrection, Inc. (1988)
   Lifeline (1990) (with Doug Beason)
   The Trinity Paradox (1991) (with Doug Beason)
   Afterimage (1992) (with Kristine Kathryn Rusch)
   Assemblers of Infinity (1993) (with Doug Beason)
   Climbing Olympus (1994)
   Ill Wind (1995) (with Doug Beason)
   Blindfold (1995)
   Ignition (1996) (with Doug Beason)
   Ai! Pedrito! (1998) (with L Ron Hubbard)
   Aftershock (1998) (with Kristine Kathryn Rusch)
   The Outer Limits, Armageddon Dreams (2000)
   Supernova (2000) (with Rebecca Moesta)
   Fantastic Voyage : Microcosm (2001)
   Captain Nemo (2002)
   Hopscotch (2002)
   The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (2003)
   Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow (2004)
   The Last Days of Krypton (2007)
   Enemies & Allies (2009)
   Kill Zone (2019) (with Doug Beason)
   Mr. Wells & the Martians (2020)
   Stake (2020)
   The Ghost of Christmas Always (2021)
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Collections
   Dogged Persistence (2001)
   Artifact (2003) (with others)
   Landscapes (2006)
   Alternitech (2011)
   Magnetic Reflections (2011) (with Doug Beason)
   Tucker's Grove (2013)
   Fantasy For Good (2014) (with others)
   Three Military SF Novellas (2019)
   Dead Detectives Society (2023) (with James Aquilone and Jonathan Maberry)
   The Funny Business (2023)
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Chapbooks
   Fremen Justice (2001) (with Brian Herbert)
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Graphic Novels
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Novellas and Short Stories
   Drumbeats (2010) (with Neil Peart)
   Comrades in Arms (2014)
   Mammoth Dawn (2015) (with Gregory Benford)
   Escape Hatch (2018)
   Prisoner of War (2018)
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Anthologies edited
   War of the Worlds (1996)
   The Mammoth Book of Nebula Awards SF (2012)
   A Fantastic Holiday Season (2013)
   A Fantastic Holiday Season: Volume 2 (2014) (with Keith J Olexa)
   The Best of Penny Dread Tales (2014) (with Quincy J Allen and Aaron Michael Ritchey)
   2113 (2016) (with John McFetridge)
   Pulse Pounders: Adrenaline (2017)
   Avatar Dreams (2018) (with Mike Resnick)
   Pulse Pounders: Countdown (2018)
   Monsters, Movies & Mayhem (2020)
   The Great Isolation (2020) (with Aaron A abeyta, Tyson Hausdoerffer, J S Mayank, Laura Pritchett and Fran Wilde)
   Unmasked (2021)
   Gilded Glass (2022) (with Allyson Longueira)
   Merciless Mermaids (2023) (with Allyson Longueira)
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Anthology series
Blood Lite
   1. Blood Lite (2008)
   2. Overbite (2010)
   3. Aftertaste (2012)
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Non fiction
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Series contributed to
Star Wars : Jedi Academy
   1. Jedi Search (1994)
   2. Dark Apprentice (1994)
   3. Champions of the Force (1994)
   4. Leviathan (2000)
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X-Files
   3. Ground Zero (1995)
   4. Ruins (1996)
   5. Antibodies (1997)
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Star Wars : Young Jedi Knights
   1. Heirs of the Force (1995) (with Rebecca Moesta)
   2. Shadow Academy (1995) (with Rebecca Moesta)
   3. The Lost Ones (1995) (with Rebecca Moesta)
   4. Lightsabers (1996) (with Rebecca Moesta)
   5. Darkest Knight (1996) (with Rebecca Moesta)
   6. Jedi Under Siege (1996) (with Rebecca Moesta)
   7. Shards of Alderaan (1997) (with Rebecca Moesta)
   8. Diversity Alliance (1997) (with Rebecca Moesta)
   9. Delusions of Grandeur (1997) (with Rebecca Moesta)
   10. Jedi Bounty (1997) (with Rebecca Moesta)
   11. The Emperor's Plague (1998) (with Rebecca Moesta)
   12. Return to Ord Mantell (1998) (with Rebecca Moesta)
   13. Trouble on Cloud City (1998) (with Rebecca Moesta)
   14. Crisis at Crystal Reef (1999) (with Rebecca Moesta)
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Titan A E
   Akima's Story (2000) (with Rebecca Moesta)
   Cale's Story (2000) (with Rebecca Moesta)
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Five by Five
   1. Five by Five (2012) (with others)
   2. No Surrender (2012) (with others)
   3. Target Zone (2014) (with others)
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Arcane America
   1. Uncharted (2018) (with Sarah A Hoyt)
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Tears of Perseus
   1. Truumeel's Light (2022) (with Jennifer Brozek)
   2. Falk's Claim (2022) (with Kevin Steverson)
   3. Mercia's Hammer (2022) (with William Alan Webb)
   4. Metzler's Mistake (2022) (with DJ Bodden)
   5. Raden's End (2023) (with DJ Bodden)
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Kevin J Anderson recommends
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Sandymancer (2023)
David Edison
"Sandymancer is an endearing, imaginative post-apocalyptic-fantasy-hard SF mashup with refreshing characters and a twist."
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Alpha Wave (2023)
(Sleepers , book 1)
Jonathan Maberry and Weston Ochse
"Maberry and Ochse spin an exciting tale of interstellar war, betrayal, genetic engineering, space battles, and courage! These master storytellers know how to take you on a galactic ride."
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Ebony Gate (2023)
(Phoenix Hoard, book 1)
Ken Bebelle and Julia Vee
"Ebony Gate is a snarky Harry Dresden meets Shang-Chi, with a dash of Monster Hunter International."

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Anthologies containing stories by Kevin J Anderson
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A Bit of Luck (2024)
Alternate Histories in Honor of Eric Flint
edited by
Lisa Mangum
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Inner Workings (2023)
A Calendar of Fools Anthology
edited by
Zack Be
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Unbreakable (2023)
(Joe Ledger)
edited by
Jonathan Maberry and Bryan Thomas Schmidt

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