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Publication Order of Altered America Books

Rappaccini's Crow (2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Her Windowed Eyes, Her Chambered Heart (2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Closer Than You Think Books

Peaches of Immortality (2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
English Muffin, Devotion on the Side (2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Tortoiseshell Cats Are Not Refundable (2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Therapy Buddha (2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Zeppelin Follies (2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
All the Pretty Little Mermaids (2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Flicka (2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Farther Than Tomorrow Books

Bus Ride to Mars (2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Grandmother (2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Elsewhere, Within, Elsewhen (2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Five Ways to Fall in Love on Planet Porcelain (2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Surrogates (2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Tabat Quartet Books

Beasts of Tabat (2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Hearts of Tabat (2018)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Exiles of Tabat (2021)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Tales of Tabat Books

Narrative of a Beast's Life (2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
How Dogs Came to the New Continent (2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Events at Fort Plentitude (2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Sugar (2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Love, Resurrected (2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Twicefar Station Books

Kallakak's Cousins (2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Amid the Words of War (2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
I Come From the Dark Universe (2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
TimeSnip (2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Women of Zalanthas Books

Karaluvian Fale (2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Aquila's Ring (2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Mirabai the Twice-Lived (2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of World Beside Us Books

Jaco Tours (2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Can You Hear the Moon? (2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
So Glad We Had This Time Together (2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Of Selkies, Disco Balls, and Anna Plane (2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

Ms. Liberty Gets a Haircut (2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
You Sexy Thing (2021)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Devil's Gun (2023)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Short Stories/Novellas

Magnificent Pigs (2006)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Clockwork Fairies (2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Subtler Art (With: Gabra Zackman) (2016)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Carpe Glitter (2019)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Collections

with Jeff VanderMeer
The Surgeon's Tale and Other Stories (With: Jeff VanderMeer) (2007)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Eyes Like Sky and Coal and Moonlight (2009)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Near (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Altered America (2016)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Neither Here Nor There (2016)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books

Creating an Online Presence (2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Moving From Idea to Finished Draft (2018)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Anthologies

Prime Codex(2007)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Paper Cities(2008)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Clockwork Phoenix: Tales of Beauty and Strangeness(2008)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Thousand Faces, the Quarterly Journal of Superhuman Fiction: Issue #9: Summer 2009(2009)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Best New Fantasy 2(2009)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Realms 2(2009)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Clockwork Phoenix 3: New Tales of Beauty and Strangeness(2010)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Triangulation: End of the Rainbow(2010)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Retro Spec(2010)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
2020 Visions(2010)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Subversion(2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Shadows & Light: Volume II(2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Apex Magazine - February 2011(2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Crossed Genres Quarterly 4(2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Corrupts Absolutely?(2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Mammoth Book of Steampunk(2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Clockwork Phoenix 4(2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Fish(2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Writing Fantasy Heroes(2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Steampunk Specs(2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Other Half of the Sky(2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Pendragon Variety - In Memory of Dragons(2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Glitter & Mayhem(2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Book of Apex: Volume 4(2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Coffee(2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
By Faerie Light: Volumes 1+2(2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Stamps, Vamps & Tramps(2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Zombies: More Recent Dead(2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Mammoth Book of Steampunk Adventures(2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Unidentified Funny Objects 3(2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Quiet Shelter There(2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Clarkesworld Magazine, Issue 100, January 2015(2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Airships & Automatons(2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Choose Wisely: 35 Women Up To No Good(2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Mermaids and Other Mysteries of the Deep(2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Letters to Tiptree(2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Funny Science Fiction(2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Recycled Pulp(2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Best American Science Fiction and Fantasy 2015(2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Naughty or Nice(2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Dragons, Droids & Doom(2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Conspiracy!(2016)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Clarkesworld: Year Eight(2016)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Beneath Ceaseless Skies #194(2016)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Champions of Aetaltis(2016)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Clarkesworld Magazine, Issue 116, May 2016(2016)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Genius Loci: Tales of the Spirit of Place(2016)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Humanity 2.0(2016)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Cyber World(2016)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
GlitterShip Year One(2017)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Behind the Mask: A Superhero Anthology(2017)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Year's Top Ten Tales of Science Fiction 9(2017)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Year’s Best Science Fiction & Fantasy, 2017(2017)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Long List Anthology Volume 3: More Stories From the Hugo Award Nomination List(2017)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Timeshift: Tales of Time(2018)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Knaves(2018)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Giftmas 2018 Advent Anthology(2018)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
If This Goes On(2019)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Unfettered III: New Tales By Masters of Fantasy(2019)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Unlocking the Magic(2019)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Wonderland(2019)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Clarkesworld Year Ten: Volume Two(2019)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Across the Universe(2019)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
And the Last Trump Shall Sound(2020)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Space: 1975(2021)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Nebula Awards Showcase 55(2021)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
99 Tiny Terrors(2021)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Reinvented Heart(2022)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Shattering the Glass Slipper(2022)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Long List Anthology Volume 8: More Stories From the Hugo Award Nomination List(2022)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Reinvented Detective(2023)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

About Cat Rambo

Mainly known for writing urban fantasy novels, the American novelist Cat Rambo is well regarded for their imaginative and intelligent stories. Capturing the imagination and attention of readers from around the world, they really have a way with words, writing in a direct and to the point manner. Well written with intricate narratives, their stories are both compelling and entertaining, keeping the reader hooked throughout. Creating modern mythopoeia, their stories and series create their own worlds that really come to life upon the page for the reader.

Winning numerous awards, they’re well known by critics as well, with many of their peers and contemporaries singing their praises. Moving the fantasy genre in new and exciting directions, they have an interesting perspective that’s completely fresh and different. Setting themselves apart from other writers within their field, they’ve carved their own unique niche, establishing their own idiosyncratic brand. Letting their work speak for itself, they take their audience on a journey, with stories that are fun, as well as having something to say.

Their characters are also very well drawn, giving the reader a feeling as if they’re really getting to know them. Often coming back time and time again, their ongoing arcs and stories ensure that readers can easily relate to each of their protagonists. A clear spokesperson for their craft too, they’re often speaking out and teaching others, imparting their knowledge to up-and-coming writers. With plenty more to come too, they definitely aren’t stopping any time soon either, as they continue growing from strength-to-strength.

Early and Personal Life

Born in 1963 on the 14th of November, Cat Rambo was born and raised in Bryan, Texas, in the United States of America. Growing up with a keen interest in English and literature, they would develop their own personal style, creating a name for themselves. Attending Clarion West and the John Hopkins Writing Seminars, they would graduate, learning their craft as a writer and author.

Focusing on science-fiction and fantasy, they would become a member of the Codex Writers’ Group, becoming a key figure in the literary community. Previously working for Microsoft as a progammer-writer, they would also work as a Tarot card reader too. These experiences would give them a diverse range of influences to draw from as they continue to write to this very day.

Writing Career

The first book that Cat Rambo would release was titled ‘Beasts of Tabat,’ which would come out back in 2015. It would also begin the soon to be much loved ‘Tabat Quartet’ series of books, reaching a wide-range of readers around the world. Introducing Cat to a worldwide audience, this would see them becoming hugely popular with readers from far and wide.

Prior to this they would see a number of short-stories published in various different outlets publications, such as Clarkesworld Magazine,, and Asimov’s. Receiving awards too, including becoming Nebula Award finalist, they’ve also written alongside other fellows authors like Anne and Jeff VanderMeer. Maintaining a profile both offline as well as on, they have lots more planned for the future, they teach, edit, and write extensively.

Hearts of Tabat

Originally being released through the WordFire Press publishing imprint, this would be the second book in the ‘Tabat Quartet’ series of novels. Following on from the previous books, it’s self-contained, so you can read the books in any order you choose, although it’s best to read them in order. Initially coming out on the 2nd of April in 2018, it would be a fantasy romance, with a whole world established in its narrative.

With societal shifts taking place, the city of Tabat is changing, and Adelina Nettlepurse, who secretly owns the Spinner Press, and is a noted historian, finds herself drawn into it by love. Sebastiano is dealing with the College of Mages and the difficulties there, and his father is demanding he marry soon. Then Adelina’s friend is exiled after being convicted of sorcery, as Tabat sees a revolution of the mythological beasts residing there. Will Adelina be able to keep her head above water, can Sebastiano ever hope to marry, and what will become of these hearts of Tabat?

Featuring a compelling and innovative story, there’s several themes running throughout this book, such as power and revolution. On top of this there’s engaging romance driving it forwards, as the reader is made to really care about the outcome of the characters. Keeping them invested in their story, Cat is definitely a professional, as they handle the story with expert precision every step of the way.

You Sexy Thing

First brought out through Tor Books in 2021 on the 16th of November, this would be the first book in a series of the same name. Set in the same world as many of Cat’s previous books, it can easily read by itself, with it being its own self-contained story. A science-fiction adventure with baking, it’s a fun mix of genres, drawing from a whole range of different and diverse influences.

Located at the far flung edge of the known universe, the TwiceFar station sees Niko Larson there as he was previously Admiral in the Grand Military of the Hive Mind. Happy to work in her Last Chance Restaurant there, she’s finally free to work with the rest of her unit free from the ravages of war. Taken by a sentient ship, Niko and her crew are forced aboard the ship by pirates, and they must do whatever it takes to break free and return to the restaurant. Will they be able to manage it and break free, can they survive this ordeal, and what will happen once they’ve finally put the past behind them?

Using elements of light-hearted space opera as the backbone of its story, there’s also some suspense and intrigue there too. Keeping it all together, Cat makes it an extremely engaging story, allowing the audience to feel as if they’re really there too. Keeping the reader guessing, there’s also plenty of heart and warmth there too, as they willy surely want to come back for more time and time again.

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