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John F Carr


(John Francis Carr)
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John Francis Carr is a science fiction editor and writer. His works include the space opera The Ophidian Conspiracy and several novels (some co-written with Roland J Green) set in the Paratime universe of H Beam Piper.

Carr is also recognized as an editor, having edited numerous collections or series involving Libertarian science fiction and Military science fiction. He often works with Jerry Pournelle and may be best known for this. In 2002 Carr and Pournelle were honored with a Prometheus Award for editing The Survival of Freedom.
 

Genres: Science Fiction
 
Series
Crying Clown Celebration
   Carnifex Mardi Gras (1982)
   A Certain Flair for Death (2013) (with Camden Benares)
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Paratime
   Paratime Parasites (2019) (with H Beam Piper)
   The Transtemporal Man (2019) (with H Beam Piper)
   Paratime Wars (2020)
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Novels
   The Ophidian Conspiracy (1976)
   Pain Gain (1977)
   Rainbow Run (2012) (with Camden Benares)
   The Merlin Gambit (2014) (with Dietmar Arthur Wehr)
   Paratime Trouble (2017)
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Anthologies edited
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Anthology series
There Will Be War (with Jerry Pournelle)
   3. Blood and Iron (1984)
   4. Day of the Tyrant (1985)
   7. Call to Battle (1988)
   8. Armageddon! (1989)
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Imperial Stars (with Jerry Pournelle)
   1. The Stars At War (1986)
   2. Republic and Empire (1987)
   3. The Crash of Empire (1989)
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Series contributed to
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Lord Kalvan of Otherwhen
   2. Great King's War (1985) (with Roland J Green)
   3. Kalvan Kingmaker (2002)
   4. Siege of Tarr-Hostigos (2003)
   5. The Fireseed Wars (2009)
   6. Gunpowder God (2013)
   7. The Hos-Blethan Affair (2014) (with Wolfgang Diehr)
   8. Down Styphon! (2016)
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War World
   1. The Burning Eye (1988) (with Jerry Pournelle)
   2. Death's Head Rebellion (1990) (with Jerry Pournelle)
   3. Sauron Dominion (1991) (with Jerry Pournelle)
   5. Codominium (1992) (with Jerry Pournelle)
   8. The Battle of Sauron (2007) (with Don Hawthorne)
   9. War World: Discovery (2010)
   10. War World: Takeover (2011) (with Don Hawthorne)
   11. Cyborg Revolt (2013) (with Don Hawthorne)
   12. The Lidless Eye (2013) (with Don Hawthorne)
   13. Falkenberg's Regiment (2018)
   War World: The Fall of the CoDominium (2019)
   Andromeda Flight (2021) (with Doug McElwain)
   Concordance (2022) (with Doug McElwain)
   War World: Road Warriors (2022)
   The Falkenberg Protectorate (2023) (with Mark Moeser)
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