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C J Cherryh


(Carolyn Janice Cherry)
USA flag (1942 - )

SFWA Grand Master C.J. Cherryh has written more than seventy books, including the highly popular Foreigner science fiction series. She won the Hugo Award for her novels Downbelow Station and Cyteen, and her short story "Cassandra." She has also won the Campbell Award, Locus Award, and more.
 
Series
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Faded Sun
1. Kesrith (1978)
2. Shon'Jir (1979)
3. Kutath (1980)
The Faded Sun Trilogy (omnibus) (1987)
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Age of Exploration
1. Port Eternity (1982)
2. Voyager in Night (1984)
3. Cuckoo's Egg (1985)
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Alliance-Union : Cyteen
1. The Betrayal (1989)
2. The Rebirth (1989)
3. The Vindication (1989)
4. Regenesis (2009)
Cyteen (omnibus) (1988)
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Rusalka
1. Rusalka (1989)
2. Chernevog (1990)
3. Yvgenie (1991)
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Series contributed to
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Anthologies containing stories by C J Cherryh
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Short stories
The Dark King (1976)
Cassandra (1978)Nebula Awards (nominee)
Hugo
The Dreamstone [short story] (1979)
Ealdwood [short story] (1981)World Fantasy (nominee)
The General (Peking) (1981)
The Haunted Tower (London) (1981)
Highliner (New York) (1981)
Ice (Moscow) (1981)
Nightgame (Rome) (1981)
The Only Death in the City (Paris) (1981)
Willow (1982)
Companions (1984)
Pots (1985)
The Scapegoat (1985)Hugo (nominee)
Winds of Fortune (1989)
Gwydion and the Dragon (1991)World Fantasy (nominee)


Awards
John W. Campbell Best New Author winner (1977)
John W. Campbell Best Book winner (1977) : Gate of Ivrel
Hugo Best Short Story winner (1979) : Cassandra
Hugo Best Novel nominee (1979) : Kesrith
Nebula Awards Best Short Story nominee (1979) : Cassandra
Nebula Awards Best Novel nominee (1979) : Kesrith
Hugo Best Novel winner (1982) : Downbelow Station
World Fantasy Best Novella nominee (1982) : Ealdwood [short story]
Hugo Best Novel nominee (1983) : The Pride of Chanur
Philip K Dick Award Best Book nominee (1984) : Voyager in Night
Hugo Best Novel nominee (1986) : Cuckoo's Egg
Hugo Best Novella nominee (1987) : The Scapegoat
Hugo Best Novel winner (1989) : The Betrayal
World Fantasy Best Novella nominee (1992) : Gwydion and the Dragon
British Fantasy Society Best Novel nominee (1995) : Fortress in the Eye of Time
British Fantasy Society Best Novel nominee (1995) : Invader
British Fantasy Society Best Novel nominee (1995) : Rider at the Gate
Prometheus Award Best Novel nominee (1998) : Finity's End
John W Campbell Memorial Award Best Novel nominee (2002) : Hammerfall


C J Cherryh recommends
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The Bones of God (1986)
Stephen Leigh
"Complex, intriguing, unfailingly interesting. I recommend it enthusiastically!"
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Firstflight (1987)
(Nicole Shea, book 1)
Chris Claremont
"Impressive ... I give it my enthusiastic recommendation!"
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Catspaw (1988)
(Cat, book 2)
Joan D Vinge
"Outstanding."
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A Matter of Oaths (1990)
Helen S Wright
"Fast-paced and inventive... it held my attention to the end."
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Harmonies of The 'Net (1992)
(Groundties, book 3)
Jane Fancher
"Impressive and complex."
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Midshipman's Hope (1994)
(Nicholas Seafort, book 1)
David Feintuch
"It's been a long time since a new writer has held my interest this well...great storytelling."
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Ganwold's Child (1995)
(Unified Worlds, book 1)
Diann Thornley
"Grips and holds from the first chapter - a good read."
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Regenesis (1995)
Julia Ecklar
"A writer of uncommon imagination and poetic ability."
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Derelict for Trade (1997)
(Solar Queen, book 6)
Andre Norton and Sherwood Smith
"Vintage Norton with a new hard edge."
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Blackrose Avenue (2001)
Selina Rosen and Mark Shepherd
"This is a book for the politically timid - those who've forgotten about the 1940's - to read in secret."
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Law of Survival (2001)
(Jani Kilian, book 3)
Kristine Smith
"First-rate alien characters and a fascinating culture. Innovative storytelling on that chancy interface between what is human and what is not."
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The Puppet Master (2001)
John Dalmas
"An outstanding writer."
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Sanctuary (2002)
(Thieves' World)
Lynn Abbey
"The novels of Lynn Abbey are brilliantly conceived."
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War Surf (2005)
(Future World, book 3)
M M Buckner
"An innovative and exciting read. A treat."
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Black Ice (2014)
(Midgard, book 2)
Susan Krinard
"A brilliant concept--Norse fantasy in a modern setting. Highly recommended!"

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