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Publication Order of The 18th Race Books

Issue in Doubt (2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
In All Directions (2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
To Hell and Regroup (2020)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Starfist Books

with Dan Cragg
First to Fight (1997)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
School of Fire (1998)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Steel Gauntlet (1998)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Blood Contact (1999)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Technokill (2000)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Hangfire (2001)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Kingdom's Swords (2002)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Kingdom's Fury (2003)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Lazarus Rising (2003)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A World of Hurt (2004)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Flashfire (2006)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Firestorm (2007)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Wings of Hell (2008)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Double Jeopardy (2009)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Starfist: Force Recon Books

with Dan Cragg
Backshot (2005)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Pointblank (2006)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Recoil (2008)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Demontech Books

Onslaught (2002)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Rally Point (2003)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Gulf Run (2003)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Get Her Back! (2010)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Last Campaigns (2021)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Night Fighter Saga Books

Knives in the Night (1987)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Main Force Assult (1987)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Out Of The Fire (1987)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Rock and a Hard Place (1988)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Nghu Night Falls / Nghu Day Dawns (1988)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Charlie Don't Live Here Anymore (1989)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

There I Was (1989)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Squad (1990)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Junkyard Dogs (2008)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Hunt (2008)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Dead Man's Chest (2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Short Stories/Novellas

Sherman's Shorts; The Beginnings (2013)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 (By: Dave Wolverton) (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
Survivor's Quest: Star Wars Legends (By: Timothy Zahn) (2004)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Cestus Deception (By: Steven Barnes) (2004)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Survivor's Quest (By: Timothy Zahn) (2004)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Jedi Trial (With: 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
Outbound Flight: Star Wars Legends (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
Star Wars: 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
Star Wars: Choices of One (By: Timothy Zahn) (2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Shadow Games (By: Michael Reaves,Maya Kaathryn Bohnhoff) (2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Choices of One (By: Timothy Zahn) (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
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
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 Star Wars: Clone Wars Books

Shatterpoint (By: Matthew Woodring Stover) (2003)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Cestus Deception (By: Steven Barnes) (2004)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Jedi Trial (With: Dan Cragg) (2004)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Yoda: Dark Rendezvous (By: Sean Stewart) (2004)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Defending the Future Books

Dogs of War (With: Brenda Cooper,Danielle Ackley-McPhail,Mike McPhail) (2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Best of Defending the Future (By: Jack McDevitt,Charles E. Gannon,Danielle Ackley-McPhail,Mike McPhail) (2016)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Man and Machine (By: Anton Kukal) (2016)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
In Harm's Way (By: Mike McPhail) (2019)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Best Laid Plans (By: Danielle Ackley-McPhail) (2021)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Anthologies

Breach the Hull(2007)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
In All Their Glory(2010)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
By Other Means(2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Best Laid Plans(2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

About David Sherman

David Sherman is an American science-fiction and fantasy author who has been writing for over two decades. He has crafted some of the most beloved characters and protagonists in the genre, making his stories a joy to read. His gift for creating compelling stories with engaging narratives has made him a favorite among readers.

His works often have intricate plotlines and an impressive range of characters that immerse readers in the story. He has a knack for creating protagonists that are relatable and flawed, making it easy to identify with them and root for them as they struggle to overcome their challenges and reach their goals. These characters often face difficult choices, and the stories explore how they find their way in the world.

He has also been praised for his ability to bring a sense of realism to his stories. He injects elements of everyday life into his tales, making them feel alive and believable. His plots are often complex and unpredictable, and readers never know what is coming next. This unpredictability keeps them engaged and encourages them to keep turning the pages.

Sherman is an expert at combining compelling characters with engaging stories. His protagonists are often complex and flawed, and his plots often take unexpected turns that keep readers guessing. He also has a talent for exploring the human condition, showing how his characters navigate difficult decisions and find their place in the world.

His stories are full of emotion, and he is able to bring out the best in his characters without resorting to melodrama. He also has a knack for creating exciting action sequences, and his works often contain a mix of adventure and drama. His vivid descriptions bring the world of his stories to life, and his characters are often multifaceted and have a depth that is rare in science-fiction and fantasy.

His books are not only entertaining, but they also challenge readers to consider their own beliefs and values. He weaves themes of morality, justice, and courage throughout his stories, and his characters face difficult choices that force them to confront their own beliefs. His stories are thought-provoking, and readers often find themselves reflecting on the characters’ struggles and choices.

Early and Personal Life

David Sherman had an early and lasting enthusiasm for reading and writing. From a young age, he immersed himself in books, exploring everything from science fiction to fantasy and other genres. His passion for the written word spurred him to pursue a career in the arts and he graduated from the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts with a degree in sculpture.

For several years, Sherman worked with his hands as a sculptor before transitioning to a career in writing. He drew upon his experience in the United States Marine Corps, where he served as an infantryman and a member of a Combined Action Platoon, to write eight novels about marines in Vietnam. In addition to his own work, Sherman also coauthored the bestselling military science fiction series, Starfist.

These days, Sherman is a full-time writer and lives in Philadelphia. He has held a variety of jobs throughout his life, mostly in managerial and supervisory positions, and has used his experience to craft stories that entertain and engage readers. Sherman has truly carved out a niche for himself in the world of science fiction and fantasy, and his works continue to inspire and delight readers.

Writing Career

David Sherman has been writing for decades, crafting science fiction and military fiction stories that have resonated with readers. His career began with the “Night Fighters” series, published from 1987-1989, and then he teamed up with Dan Cragg for the popular “Starfist” series, with fourteen books written between 1997 and 2009.

Sherman then wrote four books in the “Demontech” series and the “Starfist: Force Recon” trilogy with Cragg. He then wrote the 2013-2020 “18th Race” trilogy with Keith R.A. DeCandido, as well as several standalone novels and a novella. Sherman later contributed to the 2004 “Star Wars: Legends” series with Cragg. With more books and stories in the works, Sherman continues to write and entertain readers with his unique stories.

Gulf Run

David Sherman’s military science-fiction novel ‘Gulf Run’ was published on December 30, 2003 by Del Rey. It is the third installment of the ‘Demontech’ series, continuing to explore the world and characters established in the two preceding novels. The book has been widely praised for its action-packed plot and engaging characters.

The Dark Prince’s armies had been wreaking havoc on the land, leaving a path of destruction wherever they went. Haft and Spinner, two Marines, had been struggling to stay ahead of the enemy and rescue hundreds of innocent lives. With courage and resilience, they managed to make their way to the sea, all the while fighting against the Dark Prince’s far superior forces. It appeared that only a miracle could save them, but luckily the Marines were the miracle they needed.

A Rock and a Hard Place

‘A Rock and a Hard Place’ was published on April 12, 1988 by Ivy Books, as the fourth installment of the ‘Night Fighter Saga’ series. The popular military fiction book follows the characters of the series on another thrilling adventure, captivating readers with its exploration of the unknown. With years since its initial release, the novel continues to be a favorite among fans of the genre.

The ever-fearless CAP Tango Niner, a daring platoon of Marines, found themselves in a tricky situation when their South Vietnamese District Chief, Major Y, suddenly reassigned their South Vietnamese volunteers. Despite the setback, the Marines were determined to stick to their mission and remain focused. They bravely continued on, even though they were left with fewer hands to help. Undeterred by the challenge, the Marines worked together to keep their mission on track, pushing the boundaries of protocol and rules to make sure the job was done.

With courage and tenacity, they proved yet again that Marines wouldn’t be Marines if they didn’t break a few rules.

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