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Publication Order of Gerin The Fox Books

Wereblood (As: Eric G. Iverson) (1979)Description / Buy at Amazon
Werenight (As: Eric G. Iverson) (1979)Description / Buy at Amazon
Prince of the North (1994)Description / Buy at Amazon
King of the North (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon
Fox and Empire (1997)Description / Buy at Amazon
Wisdom of the Fox (1999)Description / Buy at Amazon
Tale of the Fox (2000)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Videssos Cycle Books

The Misplaced Legion (1987)Description / Buy at Amazon
An Emperor for the Legion (1987)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Legion of Videssos (1987)Description / Buy at Amazon
Swords of the Legion (1987)Description / Buy at Amazon
Bridge of the Separator (2005)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Tale Of Krispos Books

Krispos Rising (1990)Description / Buy at Amazon
Krispos of Videssos (1991)Description / Buy at Amazon
Krispos the Emperor (1994)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Worldwar Books

In the Balance (1994)Description / Buy at Amazon
Tilting the Balance (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
Upsetting the Balance (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon
Striking the Balance (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Time Of Troubles Books

The Stolen Throne (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
Hammer and Anvil (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Thousand Cities (1997)Description / Buy at Amazon
Videssos Besieged (1998)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Southern Victory Books

How Few Remain (1997)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Great War Books

Publication Order of Alternate Generals Books

Alternate Generals (1998)Description / Buy at Amazon
Alternate Generals II (2002)Description / Buy at Amazon
Alternate Generals III (2005)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Darkness Books

Into the Darkness (1999)Description / Buy at Amazon
Darkness Descending (2000)Description / Buy at Amazon
Through the Darkness (2001)Description / Buy at Amazon
Rulers of the Darkness (2002)Description / Buy at Amazon
Jaws of Darkness (2003)Description / Buy at Amazon
Out of the Darkness (2004)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Colonization Books

Publication Order of War Between The Provinces Books

Sentry Peak (2000)Description / Buy at Amazon
Marching Through Peachtree (2001)Description / Buy at Amazon
Advance and Retreat (2002)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of American Empire Books

Blood & Iron (2001)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Center Cannot Hold (2002)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Victorious Opposition (2003)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Hellenic Traders Books

as H.N. Turteltaub
Over the Wine-Dark Sea (2001)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Gryphon's Skull (2002)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Sacred Land (2003)Description / Buy at Amazon
Owls to Athens (2004)Description / Buy at Amazon
Salamis (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Scepter Of Mercy Books

as Dan Chernenko
The Bastard King (2003)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Chernagor Pirates (2004)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Scepter's Return (2005)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Crosstime Traffic Books

Gunpowder Empire (2003)Description / Buy at Amazon
Curious Notions (2004)Description / Buy at Amazon
In High Places (2005)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Disunited States of America (2006)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Gladiator (2007)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Valley-Westside War (2008)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Settling Accounts Books

Return Engagement (2004)Description / Buy at Amazon
Drive to the East (2005)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Grapple (2006)Description / Buy at Amazon
In at the Death (2007)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Days Of Infamy / Pacific War Books

Days of Infamy (2004)Description / Buy at Amazon
End of the Beginning (2005)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Gap / Opening Of The World Books

Beyond the Gap (2007)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Breath of God (2008)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Golden Shrine (2009)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Atlantis Books

Opening Atlantis (2007)Description / Buy at Amazon
The United States of Atlantis (2008)Description / Buy at Amazon
Liberating Atlantis (2009)Description / Buy at Amazon
Atlantis and Other Places (2010)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of War That Came Early Books

Publication Order of Supervolcano Books

Publication Order of Hot War Books

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

Noninterference (1987)Description / Buy at Amazon
Agent of Byzantium (1987)Description / Buy at Amazon
A Different Flesh (1988)Description / Buy at Amazon
Kaleidoscope (1990)Description / Buy at Amazon
A World of Difference (1990)Description / Buy at Amazon
Earthgrip (1991)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Guns of the South (1992)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Case of the Toxic Spell Dump (1993)Description / Buy at Amazon
Departures (1993)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Two Georges (With: Richard Dreyfuss) (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
Thessalonica (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon
Between the Rivers (1998)Description / Buy at Amazon
Justinian (As: H.N. Turteltaub) (1998)Description / Buy at Amazon
Household Gods (With: Judith Tarr) (1999)Description / Buy at Amazon
After the Downfall (2001)Description / Buy at Amazon
Ruled Britannia (2002)Description / Buy at Amazon
Conan of Venarium (2003)Description / Buy at Amazon
In the Presence of Mine Enemies (2003)Description / Buy at Amazon
Homeward Bound (2004)Description / Buy at Amazon
Every Inch a King (2005)Description / Buy at Amazon
Fort Pillow (2006)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Man with the Iron Heart (2008)Description / Buy at Amazon
Give Me Back My Legions! (2009)Description / Buy at Amazon
Joe Steele (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
The House of Daniel (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
Through Darkest Europe (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon
Alpha and Omega (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
Or Even Eagle Flew (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
Three Miles Down (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon
Wages of Sin (2023)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Short Story Collections

Counting Up, Counting Down (2002)Description / Buy at Amazon
We Install and Other Stories (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Short Stories/Novellas

Down in the Bottomlands (in Analog) (1993)Description / Buy at Amazon
Must and Shall (in Asimov's) (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
Forty, Counting Down (in Asimov's) (1999)Description / Buy at Amazon
Vilcabamba (2010)Description / Buy at Amazon
Lee at the Alamo (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Eighth-Grade History Class Visits the Hebrew Home for the Aging (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
Something Going Around (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
Hail! Hail! (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon
Manuscript Tradition (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
No Period (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of War World Books

War World: The Lidless Eye (By: John F. Carr) (0)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Burning Eye (By: Jerry Pournelle,John F. Carr) (1988)Description / Buy at Amazon
Death's Head Rebellion (By: Jerry Pournelle,John F. Carr) (1990)Description / Buy at Amazon
Sauron Dominion (By: Jerry Pournelle,John F. Carr) (1991)Description / Buy at Amazon
Codominium (By: Jerry Pournelle,John F. Carr) (1992)Description / Buy at Amazon
Blood Feuds (1992)Description / Buy at Amazon
Invasion (By: Jerry Pournelle) (1994)Description / Buy at Amazon
Blood Vengeance (With: S.M. Stirling,Jerry Pournelle,Judith Tarr,Susan Shwartz) (1994)Description / Buy at Amazon
Discovery (By: Jerry Pournelle,William F. Wu,Leslie Fish,Charles E. Gannon,E.R. Stewart,Don Hawthorne,John F. Carr) (2010)Description / Buy at Amazon
Takeover (By: Don Hawthorne) (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
Takeover (By: Jerry Pournelle,Don Hawthorne,John F. Carr) (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Lidless Eye (By: Don Hawthorne,John F. Carr) (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
War World: The Lidless Eye (By: Don Hawthorne,John F. Carr) (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Battle of Sauron (By: Jerry Pournelle,Don Hawthorne,John F. Carr) (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
War World: Cyborg Revolt (By: John F. Carr) (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Exiled Books

Clan of the Claw (With: John Ringo,S.M. Stirling,Jody Lynn Nye,Michael Z. Williamson) (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
By Tooth and Claw (By: John Ringo,Mercedes Lackey,S.M. Stirling,Jody Lynn Nye,Eric Flint) (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Anthologies

Isaac Asimov's Wonders of the World(1982)Description / Buy at Amazon
Friends of the Horseclans II(1989)Description / Buy at Amazon
Alternatives(1989)Description / Buy at Amazon
Weird Tales #296: Spring 1990(1990)Description / Buy at Amazon
After the King(1991)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, July 1992(1992)Description / Buy at Amazon
Time Machines(1997)Description / Buy at Amazon
Nebula Awards 32: SFWA’s Choices for the Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year(1998)Description / Buy at Amazon
We Could Do Worse: A Millennial Collection of Alternate Histories(1999)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Best Alternate History Stories of the 20th Century(2001)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Best Military Science Fiction of the 20th Century(2001)Description / Buy at Amazon
Worlds That Weren't(2002)Description / Buy at Amazon
Stars: Original Stories Based on the Songs of Janis Ian(2003)Description / Buy at Amazon
New Magics(2004)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Year's Best Science Fiction: 21 Annual Edition(2004)Description / Buy at Amazon
I, Alien(2005)Description / Buy at Amazon
Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, June 2005(2005)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Year's Best Science Fiction: Twenty-Third Annual Collection(2006)Description / Buy at Amazon
Space Cadets(2006)Description / Buy at Amazon
This Is My Funniest(2006)Description / Buy at Amazon
Asimov's Science Fiction, June 2007(2007)Description / Buy at Amazon
Federations(2009)Description / Buy at Amazon
Some of the Best from Tor.com, 2011 edition(2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Mad Scientist's Guide to World Domination(2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Year's Best Science Fiction & Fantasy, 2014(2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Time Traveler's Almanac(2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
Multiverse(2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
Field of Fantasies(2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
And the Last Trump Shall Sound(2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
Leviathans: Armored Skies(2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
Conversations From the Edge: The Galaxy's Edge Interviews(2021)Description / Buy at Amazon

Harry Turtledove is a prolific novelist and historian of America, having written some of the most successful historical novels. He is well known for writing many successful novels based on the historical fiction, science fiction, fantasy, and alternate history genres. Harry was born on June 14, 1949 in Los Angeles, California, United States. The most notable works of Harry include the Southern Victory series, Worldwar series, The Two Georges, as well as a few standalone novels. As a child, he grew up in a city near Gardena, California. Harry’s paternal grandparents were of Jewish Romanian origin and were first based in Winnipeg, Canada, before going on to settle in California. He received his primary education from local public schools. After completing his schooling he joined the college at Caltech, but got dropped out in the freshman year. Following that, he attended the UCLA and completed his undergraduate degree. Harry also received his Ph.D on the subject of Byzantine history in the year 1977. It was during the year 1979 when Harry Turtledove began his writing career by publishing his first two novels. He used the pseudonym Eric G. Iverson to write those novels because the editor of the publishing house believed that the readers will not believe his real name was Turtledove. From then onwards, he wrote all his novels under the same pseudonym until 1985. Harry began using another pen name Mark Gordian for writing his further novels. While Harry kept using a number of pseudonyms for writing novels during the initial stage of his writing career, he also wrote several books under his original name. Recently, he has started using one more pseudonym H.N. Turteltaub for writing the historical novels. Turteltaub means turtle dove in the Yiddish language. As Dan Chernenko, Harry has published three novels. This way, Harry had to use a few pseudonyms for writing his famous novels, sometimes purposely and some other times as per the requirements of the publishers.

Over the course of his writing career, Harry collaborated with several fellow authors for writing some specific novels on a few occasions. During one such instance, he joined his first wife Betty for writing the novel Death in Vesunna, who used the pen name Elaine O’Byrne. Other authors with whom Harry collaborated Include Judith Tarr, Susan Schwartz, Kevin R. Sandes, and S.M Sterling. Harry won the Homer Award in the year 1990 for his short story based on the life of Hitler. The other prestigious awards won by him include John Esten Cooke Award in 1993, Hugo Award in 1994 and 1996, Nebula Award in 1996, etc. Some of his novels have also received honorable mentions by reputed associations. In the year 1998, Harry was the Guest of Honor in Louisville, Kentucky at Rivercon XXIII where he was named as honorary Kentucky Colonel. He also served at the 58th Word Fiction Convention as the toastmaster in the year 2000. Author Harry Turtledove married for the second time with Laura Frankos, who is an author of science fiction and mystery genre. Their relationship is going on smoothly and they are blessed with three daughters, Rachel, Rebecca, and Alison. The famous fantasy author Steven Frankos is Harry’s brother-in-law. The Publisher’s Weekly has labelled Harry as The Master of Alternate History for his excellent contribution to the genre, which can be seen in most of his famous novels.

The Settling Accounts series written by Harry consists of a total of 4 books published between the years 2004 and 2007. The first novel of the series was published under the title ‘Return Engagement’, It was published by the Del Rey publishing house in the year 2004. The plot of the novel includes a magnificent cast of characters, including generals, soldiers, demagogues, lovers, and spies; and depicts a story about a continent in North America, which is separated into two parts by two rival nations. ‌In the opening sequence of the plot of the novel, the time of the year 1914 is shown in which North America and the neighboring countries engage in The Great War. North America faces danger from Japan, Russia and England from three sides. But, in the middle of war, America seems to be a bomb about to explode. Jake Featherston is the leader of the Confederate States and appears to be the man who can cause the explosion. The Socialist leader Al Smith is regarded as the living symbol of the hopes of the people of America and sits in the White House situated in Philadelphia. While in the southern part, the Freedom Party led by Featherston, becomes successful in putting down the rebellion of the Negros with his bloodthirsty fist and captured them in concentration camps. Now, he seems determined to destroy the northern neighbor at all costs. Without any prior warning, Featherston’s planes begin to launch attacks on Philadelphia. The United States also hit back, but a second attack led by CSA blitzkrieg leaves it flat-footed. Soon, the gray Army takes over Lake Erie. However, the war seems to spin a vortex of mass destruction, fury, and betrayal, which is not in control of even Jake Featherston. Now, as the President Al Smith faces a difficult task ahead, his assistant secretary named Roosevelt rises in rank. The U.S.A faces some very dark days ahead as the war spreads around the globe. The novel proves to be a masterful vision of the war situation during the early 20th century. It portrays the history of the nations and human nature in an interesting way.

The second novel of the series was published in the year 2005 by the Del Rey publishing house and was titled ‘Drive to the East’. The plot of the novel continues to depict the war situation in North America during the year 1914. At the beginning of the plot of the novel, it is shown that the First World War had ignited conflict in North America, while the United States had become successful in defeating the Confederate States. Now, in 1917. The Great War had ended, but hatred started which was fueled by the sacrifice of many people. The CSA and USA again get involved in battle lines in the year 1942. Both of them have the latest machines, modern weapons, and well-planned strategies to overcome the other. The Confederate president Jake Featherston becomes shocked to witness the damage that he had done in Philadelphia, by killing U.S President Al Smith. He moves ahead with a secret plan carried out in Texas, where he has hidden the detention camps for evil purposes. The vice president of U.S takes over after the death of Smith, but faces furious threats from the Confederate army in Pennsylvania. Also, the industrial heartland gets seized, Canada faces revolt and the naval ships the Unites States fights against the Japanese forces in the Sandwich Islands. This way, the whole of North America had become a dangerous place to live.

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5 Responses to “Harry Turtledove”

  1. Dennis Sullivan: 1 year ago

    Which series should I read before starting the book colonization second contact? That chronologically brings me “up to date”???
    Thank you.

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  2. Margaret A VanNess: 2 years ago

    At our senior center, I picked up a book by Harry Turtledove titled In the Presence of Mine Enemies. I have been unable to find it on any of his sites.
    Why is that?
    Thank you,
    Margaret Van Ness

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    • Graeme: 2 years ago

      Hi Margaret – not sure what you mean. We have that one listed above.

      Reply
  3. Gordon Munn: 3 years ago

    Hi, thanks for doing all this, it’s a really useful resource for the rest of us and I’ve identified a number of books of interest I was previously unaware of.

    Looking at the Amazon description of ‘Salamis,’ this appears to be book 5 of the ‘Hellenic Traders’ series, even although the author published this novel under his own name rather than continue to use his historical nom de plume of ‘Turteltaub.’

    Keep up the good work, and keep safe, you and yours.

    Regards, Gordon Munn (Scotland, U.K.)

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    • Graeme: 3 years ago

      You are correct mate! Cheers. Will get that fixed right away.

      Reply

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