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Publication Order of The Golden Queen Books

The Golden Queen (1994)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Beyond the Gate (1995)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Lords of the Seventh Swarm (1997)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of The Mummy Chronicles Books

Revenge of the Scorpion King (2001)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Heart of the Pharaoh (2001)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Curse of the Nile (2001)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Flight of the Phoenix (2001)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Serpent Catch Books

Spirit Walker (1991)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Serpent Catch (1991)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Blade Kin (1993)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Path of the Hero (1993)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Star Wars Episode I Adventures Books

Search for the Lost Jedi (By: Ryder Windham) (1999)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Bartokk Assassins (By: Ryder Windham) (1999)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Fury of Darth Maul (By: Ryder Windham) (1999)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Jedi Emergency (By: Ryder Windham) (1999)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Hunt for Anakin Skywalker - Game Book (2000)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Final Battle (By: A.L. Singer) (2000)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Danger on Naboo (By: A.L. Singer) (2000)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Capture Arawynne - Game Book (2000)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Trouble on Tatooine - Game Book (2000)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Podrace to Freedom (By: A.L. Singer) (2000)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Ghostling Children (2000)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Bongo Rally (By: Ryder Windham) (2000)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Hunt for Anakin Skywalker (2000)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Capture Arawynne (2000)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Trouble on Tatooine (2000)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Rescue in the Core (By: Ryder Windham) (2000)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Festival of Warriors (By: Ryder Windham) (2000)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Pirates From Beyond the Sea (By: Ryder Windham) (2000)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Star Wars: Jedi Apprentice Books

with Jude Watson
The Rising Force (1999)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Dark Rival (By: Jude Watson) (1999)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Hidden Past (By: Jude Watson) (1999)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Mark of the Crown (By: Jude Watson) (1999)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Captive Temple (By: Jude Watson) (1999)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Defenders of the Dead (By: Jude Watson) (1999)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Day of Reckoning (By: Jude Watson) (2000)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Uncertain Path (By: Jude Watson) (2000)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Fight for Truth (By: Jude Watson) (2000)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Shattered Peace (By: Jude Watson) (2000)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Deadly Hunter (By: Jude Watson) (2000)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Evil Experiment (By: Jude Watson) (2001)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Dangerous Rescue (By: Jude Watson) (2001)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Deceptions (By: Jude Watson) (2001)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Ties That Bind (By: Jude Watson) (2001)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Death of Hope (By: Jude Watson) (2001)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Call to Vengeance (By: Jude Watson) (2001)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Only Witness (By: Jude Watson) (2002)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Threat Within (By: Jude Watson) (2002)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Followers (By: Jude Watson) (2002)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Star Wars Missions Books

Destroy the Liquidator (By: Ryder Windham) (1997)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Assault on Yavin Four (By: Ryder Windham) (1997)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Attack on Delrakkin (By: Ryder Windham) (1997)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Escape From Thyferra (By: Ryder Windham) (1997)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Showdown in Mos Eisley (By: Ryder Windham) (1998)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Revolt of the Battle Droids (By: Ryder Windham) (1998)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Vactooine Disaster (By: Ryder Windham) (1998)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Bounty Hunters vs. Battle Droids (By: Ryder Windham) (1998)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Hunt For Han Solo (1998)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Ithorian Invasion (1998)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Togorian Trap (1998)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Search For Grubba the Hutt (1998)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Monsters of Dweem (1998)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Prisoner of the Nikto Pirates (1998)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Voyage to the Underworld (1998)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Darth Vader's Return (By: Ryder Windham) (1999)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Rogue Squadron to the Rescue (By: Ryder Windham) (1999)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Total Destruction (By: Ryder Windham) (1999)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Bounty on Bonadan (By: Ryder Windham) (1999)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

On My Way to Paradise (1989)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Very Strange Trip (With: L. Ron Hubbard) (1989)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Nightingale Books

as David Farland
Nightingale (As:David Farland) (2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of David Farland Short Stories/Novellas

as David Farland
Sweetly the Dragon Dreams (As:David Farland) (2008)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
After a Lean Winter (As:David Farland) (2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Rarefied View At Dawn (As:David Farland) (2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
We Blazed (As:David Farland) (2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Wheatfields Beyond (As:David Farland) (2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Siren Song at Midnight (As:David Farland) (2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Mooncalfe (As:David Farland) (2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
My Favorite Christmas (As:David Farland) (2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Feeding the Feral Children (As:David Farland) (2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Stone Mother's Curse (As:David Farland) (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
At The Virgin's Doorstep (As:David Farland) (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Skyfish (As:David Farland) (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Smiling Man (As:David Farland) (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Charley in the Wind (As:David Farland) (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
No Bird (As:David Farland) (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Ship of Fools (As:David Farland) (2016)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Big and Shady (As:David Farland) (2018)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Woven of Shadow (As:David Farland) (2018)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Hellfire on the High Frontier (As:David Farland) (2018)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The King's Despatcher (As:David Farland) (2019)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of The Runelords Books

by Jennifer Brozek
The Runelords (As:David Farland) (1998)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Brotherhood of the Wolf (As:David Farland) (1999)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Wizardborn (As:David Farland) (2001)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Worldbinder (As:David Farland) (2001)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Lair of Bones (As:David Farland) (2002)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Sons of the Oak (As:David Farland) (2006)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Wyrmling Horde (As:David Farland) (2008)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Chaosbound (As:David Farland) (2009)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Tale of Tales (As:David Farland) (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Barbarians (As:David Farland) (2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Ashes and Starlight (As:David Farland) (2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Ravenspell Books

as David Farland
Of Mice and Magic (As:David Farland) (2005)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Wizard of Ooze (As:David Farland) (2007)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Freaky Fly Day (As:David Farland) (2009)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Oz Reimagined Books

Dorothy Dreams (By: Simon R. Green) (2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Emeralds to Emeralds, Dust to Dust (By: Seanan McGuire) (2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Boy Detective of Oz (By: Tad Williams) (2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Meeting in Oz (By: Jeffrey Ford) (2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Off to See the Emperor (By: Orson Scott Card) (2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Cobbler of Oz (By: Jonathan Maberry) (2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Lost Girls of Oz (By: Theodora Goss) (2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Blown Away (By: Jane Yolen) (2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Tornado of Dorothys (By: Kat Howard) (2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Veiled Shanghai (By: Ken Liu) (2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Dead Blue (As:David Farland) (2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Great Zeppelin Heist of Oz (By: C.C. Finlay,Rae Carson) (2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Beyond the Naked Eye (By: Rachel Swirsky) (2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
City So Bright (By: Dale Bailey) (2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
One Flew Over the Rainbow (By: Robin Wasserman) (2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Million Dollar Writing Books

as David Farland
Drawing on the Power of Resonance in Writing (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Million Dollar Outlines (2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Non-User-Friendly Guide for Aspiring TV Writers: Experience and Advice from the Trenches (By: Steven L. Sears) (2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of The X-Files Books

Goblins (By: Charles L. Grant) (1994)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Ground Zero (By: Kevin J. Anderson) (1995)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Whirlwind (By: Charles L. Grant) (1995)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Ruins (By: Kevin J. Anderson) (1995)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Hunter (By: Charles L. Grant) (1995)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Antibodies (By: Kevin J. Anderson) (1997)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Skin (By: Ben Mezrich) (1998)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Fight the Future (By: Elizabeth Hand) (1998)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
I Want to Believe (By: Max Allan Collins) (2008)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Trust No One (By: Gayle Lynds,Heather Graham,Jonathan Maberry,Max Allan Collins,Kevin J. Anderson,Tim Lebbon,Keith R.A. DeCandido,Brian Keene,Peter Clines,Gini Koch) (2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Truth Is Out There (As: David Farland, With: Jonathan Maberry,Kelley Armstrong,Rachel Caine,Hank Schwaeble,Kami Garcia,Jon McGoran,Hank Phillippi Ryan) (2016)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Perihelion (By: Claudia Gray) (2024)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Star Wars Legends Books

Splinter of the Mind's Eye (By: Alan Dean Foster) (1978)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Han Solo Adventures (By: Brian Daley) (1979)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Adventures of Lando Calrissian (By: L. Neil Smith) (1983)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Courtship of Princess Leia (1994)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Truce at Bakura (By: Kathy Tyers) (1994)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Crystal Star (By: Vonda N. McIntyre) (1994)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Children of the Jedi (By: Barbara Hambly) (1995)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
We Don't Do Weddings (By: Kathy Tyers) (1995)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Darksaber (By: Kevin J. Anderson) (1995)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The New Rebellion (By: Kristine Kathryn Rusch) (1996)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Planet of Twilight (By: Barbara Hambly) (1997)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
I, Jedi (By: Michael A. Stackpole) (1998)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Tales from the New Republic (By: Peter Schweighofer,Patricia A. Jackson,Craig Carey) (1999)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Rogue Planet (By: Greg Bear) (2000)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Darth Maul's Revenge (By: Eric Arnold) (2000)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Cloak Of Deception (By: James Luceno) (2000)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Darth Maul Shadow Hunter (By: Michael Reaves) (2001)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Jango Fett: Bounty Hunter (By: Eric Arnold,Valerie Reckert) (2002)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Approaching Storm (By: Alan Dean Foster) (2002)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Forest Apart (By: Troy Denning) (2003)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Tatooine Ghost (By: Troy Denning) (2003)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Shatterpoint (By: Matthew Woodring Stover) (2003)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Jango Fett vs. the Razor Eaters (By: Ryder Windham) (2003)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Ruins of Dantooine (By: Voronica Whitney-Robinson,W. Haden Blackman) (2003)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Cestus Deception (By: Steven Barnes) (2004)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Survivor's Quest (By: Timothy Zahn) (2004)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Fool's Bargain (By: Timothy Zahn) (2004)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Jedi Trial (By: David Sherman,Dan Cragg) (2004)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Yoda: Dark Rendezvous (By: Sean Stewart) (2004)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Labyrinth of Evil (By: James Luceno) (2005)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Outbound Flight (By: Timothy Zahn) (2006)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Star Wars: Outbound Flight (By: Timothy Zahn) (2006)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Dark Lord: The Rise of Darth Vader (By: James Luceno) (2006)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Allegiance (By: Timothy Zahn) (2007)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Revenge of the Sith (By: Matt Kelly) (2007)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Ready, Set, Podrace! (By: Simon Beecroft) (2007)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Queen's Diary (By: Simon Beecroft) (2007)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Death Star (By: Steve Perry,Michael Reaves) (2007)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Life and Legend of Obi-Wan Kenobi (By: Ryder Windham) (2008)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Luke Skywalker and the Shadows of Mindor (By: Matthew Woodring Stover) (2008)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Death Troopers (By: Joe Schreiber) (2009)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Life of Luke Skywalker (By: Ryder Windham) (2009)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Millennium Falcon (By: James Luceno) (2009)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Crisis on Coruscant , #4) (By: Jonathan Green) (2010)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Crosscurrent (By: Paul S. Kemp) (2010)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Fire Ring Race (By: Ryder Windham) (2010)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Shinbone Showdown (By: Ryder Windham) (2010)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Red Harvest (By: Joe Schreiber) (2010)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Choices of One (By: Timothy Zahn) (2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Shadow Games (By: Michael Reaves,Maya Kaathryn Bohnhoff) (2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Star Wars: Shadow Games (By: Michael Reaves,Maya Kaathryn Bohnhoff) (2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Riptide (By: Paul S. Kemp) (2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Knight Errant (By: John Jackson Miller) (2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Shadows of the Empire (By: Steve Perry) (2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Lost Tribe of the Sith (By: John Jackson Miller) (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Winner Lose All (By: Timothy Zahn) (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Scourge (By: Jeff Grubb) (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Wrath of Darth Maul (By: Ryder Windham) (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Maul: Lockdown (By: Joe Schreiber) (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Darth Plagueis (By: James Luceno) (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Scoundrels (By: Timothy Zahn) (2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Kenobi (By: John Jackson Miller) (2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Crucible (By: Troy Denning) (2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Dawn of the Jedi (By: Tim Lebbon) (2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Lockdown (By: Joe Schreiber) (2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Anthologies

L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future, Vol. XIV(1998)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future, Vol. XXVIII(2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future, Vol. XXIX(2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Mad Scientist's Guide to World Domination(2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Oz Reimagined(2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Raygun Chronicles: Space Opera for a New Age(2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future, Vol. 30(2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Dead Man's Hand(2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Fantasy For Good(2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future, Vol. 31(2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Pulse Pounders(2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Game of Horns: A Red Unicorn Anthology(2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Heroic: Tales of the Extraordinary(2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Truth Is Out There(2016)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Champions of Aetaltis(2016)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Writers of the Future, Vol. 32(2016)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Darker Realms(2016)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Dragon Writers(2016)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Unfettered II: New Tales By Masters of Fantasy(2016)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future, Vol. 33(2017)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Aliens: Bug Hunt(2017)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Submerged(2017)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future, Vol. 34(2018)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Tales of Ruma(2018)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future Vol 35(2019)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Rebirth: Havok Season One(2019)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
How I Got Published and What I Learned Along the Way(2019)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Infinite Stars(2019)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Grifty Shades of Fey(2020)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future Volume 36(2020)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Relics, Wrecks and Ruins(2021)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future Volume 37(2021)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Of Wizards and Wolves: Tales of Transformation(2023)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Dave Wolverton is a science fiction author from Utah. He also writes fantasy novels as David Farland. He is the winner of several awards for the novel “On My Way to Paradise” which notably won the Best Novel in the English Language awarded by the Philip K. Dick Memorial. Dave is also the winner of the Best Novel of the Year Whitney Award, Best Young Adult Novel at the Southern California Book Festival, The Hollywood Book Festival Grand Prize and the Young Adult Novel of the Year at the International Book Award among many others. As a short fiction author, he is the winner of the Best Novellette at the Nebula Awards. He made history in 1998 when he had the most book signings in one day. Apart from his writing, he has also given talks and lectures in a variety of creative writing workshops and seminars. He has also worked at Brighton Young University as a professor of English. Among the many authors he has taught and mentored include James Dashner, Brandon Sanderson, Eric Flint, Jessica Day George, and Brandon Mull. Wolverton currently lives with his wife and children in Utah from where he writes his bestselling novels.

Dave got into writing as a high schooler where he has asserted that he was a huge reader of fantasy. He read and reread “Lord of the Rings” multiple times before he started looking for similar books with no luck. He soon realized that it was very hard to find the high quality of books he sought and thought that he would be better of making his own. He was one day telling his stories to a colleague at the meat cutting company where he worked when he suggested that he should take his stories and write them into a novel. He thought it was a good idea as he loved the prospect of writing his stories and then making money from them forever. Wolverton bought a second-hand typewriter and began writing whenever he had the time, though he was embarrassed about the manuscripts and hid them from friends and family. When he was nineteen and in college at Brigham Young University, he started attending writer conferences. Nonetheless, he was doing pre-med at the time and thought that he could pursue a career in medicine while writing on the side. He signed up for a writing class and it was the moves he made during this time that got him hooked into writing. “Charlie and the Wind,” a short story was the first work he ever published. It was a story of how emotional emasculation can result in negative outcomes in children. A small magazine named “Inscape” that was based at his college published the story. Since then he has gone on the publish in several leading magazines though his big break came when he published a story in “The Leading Edge” and soon after was winning contests that gave him the confidence to get into fantasy and science fiction.

Dave Wolverton’s “The Golden Queen” is a story of Gallen O’day a, a young warrior who goes out for an adventure out in town. Since the novel is set in an alternate Ireland complete with a forest haunted by Sidhe and talking bears, it is not out of place that the place for a little bit of fun would be a tavern. But the illusion is soon destroyed when an old warrior with an alluring charge comes onto the scene. The newest entrants are genetically engineered aliens that come from a different galaxy. Gallen takes a job from the old warrior who needs someone with the skills to protect his charge. The Tharrin which are the people he is charged with protecting are natural leaders as they are perfect. They have the portal key technology to travel through or connect the different galaxies. Inadvertently, Gallen, Orick his bear friend, and Maggie a young barmaid follow the aliens who lead them through the portal where they find a galaxy bigger and more technologically advanced than their own. But the alternate galaxy has decayed over time as it is now controlled by insectoid empire buildings that ate organized on a hierarchy based on the Strength of lord protector and the beauty of the golden queen. It is a beautiful science fiction narrative that combines swordplay and romance.

“Beyond the Gate” by Dave Wolverton is a novel set in the rustic backwoods of Ireland where Gallen O’Day and Maggie Flynn were born. In a beautiful paradox of time, the owner of the tavern where Maggie has been working is recently deceased and in his will leaves his estate to her. Maggie’s uncle who everyone believed was long dead makes an unexpected appearance. He was a minstrel that had run away from home many years ago and news had filtered back home asserting that he was dead. Since Maggie is not yet of the age of majority, her uncle intends to be the trustee of the estate. As her trustee and guardian, he halts all marriage plans between Gallen O’Day and Maggie as he believes these are not in his interest. After some wangling, a message comes through from Everynne summoning the two alongside Maggie’s uncle to go off-planet, where they are to help the Tharrin to accomplish a complicated but very important task. They are to fight the hive mind and Borg-like creatures that have invaded the world of the Tharrin.

“Lords of the Seventh Swarm” by Dave Wolverton is a beautiful science fiction story of three fugitives that survived the insectoid Dronon invasion of the world. Fleeing the wave of destruction wrought by the aliens, Maggie Flynn, Orick, and Gallen O’Day had made a desperate stand. Attempting to thwart the attack they went toe to toe with the queen of the invading aliens. They had little hope of winning the battle but Gallen had drawn upon all his reserves and finally defeated the Lord protector Dronon in ritual combat. The only thing keeping the trio away from the grasp of the aliens is an ancient system of portals that have made them invisible to the alien scout ships and probes. But they are finally stranded on Ruin, a planet off the known star charts and far beyond the portals. Lord Felph is the ruler of about a hundred inhabitants on the desolate rock they find themselves on. He is an eccentric but rich man who is obsessed with finding a mythic relic he believes will give him power over Space and Time. The relic is rumored to be on the floor of the Tangle, an ultra-dense jungle where no one dares venture given its reputation of harboring ferocious predators. No machine or human that dared venture into the forest ever made it back but with the aliens closing in on them, the trio has no choice but to head to the forest to try to retrieve the relic.

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