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Timothy Zahn


USA flag (b.1951)

Timothy Zahn is one of science fiction's most popular voices, known for pitting realistic human characters against a well-researched background of future science and technology. He won the Hugo Award for his novella Cascade Point and is the author of eighteen science fiction novels, including two Star Wars® series: the bestselling trilogy Heir to the Empire, Dark Force Rising, and The Last Command and the Hand of Thrawn series, Specter of the Past and Vision of the Future. He is also the author of the novels Conquerors' Pride, Conquerors' Heritage, and Conquerors' Legacy and three collections of short fiction. Timothy Zahn lives in Oregon.
 

Genres: Science Fiction, Thriller, Horror
 
New and upcoming books
March 2024

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The Icarus Job
(Icarus, book 3)
March 2024

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Just Another Tuesday
(Adventures of Basil & Moebius, book 7)
July 2024

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The Icarus Changeling
(Icarus, book 4)
December 2024

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The Icarus Needle
(Icarus, book 5)
Series
Blackcollar
   1. The Blackcollar (1983)
   2. The Backlash Mission (1986)
   3. The Judas Solution (2006)
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Cobra
   1. Cobra (1985)
   2. Cobra Strike (1986)
   3. Cobra Bargain (1988)
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Conqueror
   1. Conquerors' Pride (1994)
   2. Conquerors' Heritage (1995)
   3. Conquerors' Legacy (1996)
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Icarus
   The Icarus Hunt (1999)
   1. The Icarus Plot (2022)
   2. The Icarus Twin (2023)
   3. The Icarus Job (2024)
   4. The Icarus Changeling (2024)
   5. The Icarus Needle (2024)
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Dragonback
   1. Dragon and Thief (2003)
   2. Dragon and Soldier (2004)
   3. Dragon and Slave (2005)
   4. Dragon and Herdsman (2006)
   5. Dragon and Judge (2007)
   6. Dragon and Liberator (2008)
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Quadrail
   1. Night Train to Rigel (2005)
   2. The Third Lynx (2007)
   3. Odd Girl Out (2008)
   4. The Domino Pattern (2010)
   5. Judgment at Proteus (2012)
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Cobra War
   1. Cobra Alliance (2009)
   2. Cobra Guardian (2011)
   3. Cobra Gamble (2012)
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Cobra Rebellion Trilogy
   1. Cobra Slave (2013)
   2. Cobra Outlaw (2015)
   3. Cobra Traitor (2018)
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Manticore Ascendant
   1. A Call to Duty (2014) (with David Weber)
   2. A Call to Arms (2015) (with Thomas Pope and David Weber)
   3. A Call to Vengeance (2018) (with Thomas Pope and David Weber)
   4. A Call to Insurrection (2022) (with Thomas Pope and David Weber)
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Chronicle of the Sibyl's War
   1. Pawn (2017)
   2. Knight (2019)
   3. Queen (2020)
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Novels
   A Coming of Age (1985)
   Spinneret (1985)
   Triplet (1987)
   Deadman Switch (1988)
   Warhorse (1990)
   Angelmass (2001)
   Manta's Gift (2002)
   The Green and the Gray (2004)
   Soulminder (2014)
   Cloak (2015)
   Battle Luna (2020) (with others)
   Cloaked Deception (2024)
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Collections
   Distant Friends and Others (1983)
   Alien Stars (1985) (with C J Cherryh and Joe Haldeman)
   Cascade Point (1986)
   Time Bomb (1988)
   Star Song (2002)
   Pawn's Gambit (2016)
   Star Wars Insider: Fiction Collection Vol. 1 (2021) (with others)
   Star Wars Insider: Fiction Collection Vol. 2 (2021) (with others)
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Novellas and Short Stories
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Series contributed to
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Star Wars
   Mara Jade (1999)
   Fool's Bargain (2004)
   Survivor's Quest (2004)
   Outbound Flight (2006)
   Allegiance (2007)
   Choices of One (2011)
   Winner Lose All (2012)
   Scoundrels (2013)
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Basil and Moebius Mission File
   1. Of Biblical Proportions (2015)
   3. Knife's Edge (2015)
   7. Dealbreaker (2017)
   8. Hammer of the Gods (2017) (with Ryan Schifrin)
   11. The Outbreak Paradox (2020) (with Ryan Schifrin)
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StarCraft
   6. Evolution (2016)
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Star Wars : Thrawn
   1. Thrawn (2017)
   2. Thrawn: Alliances (2018)
   3. Thrawn: Treason (2019)
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Adventures of Basil & Moebius
   1. The Tales of Basil and Moebius (2017) (with others)
   3. Fresh Hells (2019) (with others)
   4. Unfinished (2021) (with others)
   5. Godslayer (2022) (with others)
   6. Quitters Never Die (2023) (with others)
   7. Just Another Tuesday (2024) (with others)
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Star Wars : Thrawn Ascendancy
   1. Chaos Rising (2020)
   2. Greater Good (2021)
   3. Lesser Evil (2021)
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Anthologies containing stories by Timothy Zahn
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What Price Victory? (2023)
(Worlds of Honor, book 7)
edited by
David Weber
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Contact Light (2015)
edited by
Megan Chee and Ron Garner

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Awards
Hugo Best Novellette nominee (1983) : Pawn's Gambit
Hugo Best Novella winner (1984) : Cascade Point [short story]
Hugo Best Novellette nominee (1985) : Return to the Fold


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