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David Sherman Books In Order

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Publication Order of The 18th Race Books

Issue in Doubt (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
In All Directions (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
To Hell and Regroup (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Starfist Books

with Dan Cragg

Publication Order of Starfist: Force Recon Books

with Dan Cragg

Publication Order of Demontech Books

Publication Order of Night Fighter Saga Books

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

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

Publication Order of Short Stories/Novellas

Sherman's Shorts; The Beginnings (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Star Wars Legends Books

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

Publication Order of Star Wars: Clone Wars Books

Star Wars: Shatterpoint (By: Matthew Woodring Stover) (2003)Description / Buy at Amazon
Shatterpoint (By: Matthew Woodring Stover) (2003)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Cestus Deception (By: Steven Barnes) (2004)Description / Buy at Amazon
Jedi Trial (With: Dan Cragg) (2004)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Defending the Future Books

Dogs of War (With: Brenda Cooper,Danielle Ackley-McPhail,Mike McPhail) (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Best of Defending the Future (By: Jack McDevitt,Charles E. Gannon,Danielle Ackley-McPhail,Mike McPhail) (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
Man and Machine (By: James Chambers,Jennifer Brozek,Brenda Cooper,Aaron Rosenberg,Nancy Jane Moore,Bud Sparhawk,Jeff Young,Robert E. Waters,Danielle Ackley-McPhail,Patrick Thomas,Mike McPhail,Judi Fleming,Anton Kukal,Eric V. Hardenbrook,Ronald Garner) (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
In Harm's Way (By: Mike McPhail) (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
Best Laid Plans (With: Jack Campbell,James Chambers,John L. French,Jack Campbell Jr.,Keith R.A. DeCandido,Jeff Youngquist,Nancy Jane Moore,Bud Sparhawk,Jeff Young,Maria V. Snyder,Jeff Young,Danielle Ackley-McPhail,Jeffrey Lyman,Judi Fleming,Eric V. Hardenbrook,Peter Prellwitz,Eric V. Hardenbrook) (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Anthologies

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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