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Publication Order of Keys to the Dimensions Books

Land Beyond the Map (1965)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Key to Irunium (1967)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Key to Venudine (1968)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Wizards of Senchuria (1969)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Ships of Durostorum (1970)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Hunters of Jundagai (1971)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Chariots of Ra (1972)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Diamond Contessa (1983)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Albion Books

with Steve Holland, Alan Moore, Garth Ennis, Colin Wilson
Battler Britton (By: Garth Ennis,Colin Wilson) (2006)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Steel Claw (2006)Description / Buy at Amazon
Albion (By: Alan Moore) (2006)Description / Buy at Amazon
Thunderbolt Jaxon (By: Dave Gibbons) (2007)Description / Buy at Amazon
Albion: Origins (By: Steve Holland) (2007)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Balintol Cycle Books

as Alan Burt Akers
Wrath of Antares (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon
Intrigue of Antares (2008)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Captain Shark Books

as Richard Silver
By Pirate's Blood (1975)Description / Buy at Amazon
Jaws of death (1975)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Dray Prescot Books

as Alan Burt Akers
Transit to Scorpio (1972)Description / Buy at Amazon
Warrior Of Scorpio (1973)Description / Buy at Amazon
Swordships of Scorpio (1973)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Suns of Scorpio (1973)Description / Buy at Amazon
Prince of Scorpio (1974)Description / Buy at Amazon
Manhounds of Antares (1974)Description / Buy at Amazon
Arena of Antares (1974)Description / Buy at Amazon
Bladesman of Antares (1975)Description / Buy at Amazon
Avenger of Antares (1975)Description / Buy at Amazon
Fliers of Antares (1975)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Tides of Kregen (1976)Description / Buy at Amazon
Renegade of Kregen (1976)Description / Buy at Amazon
Armada of Antares (1976)Description / Buy at Amazon
Krozair of Kregen (1977)Description / Buy at Amazon
Secret Scorpio (1977)Description / Buy at Amazon
Savage Scorpio (1978)Description / Buy at Amazon
Captive Scorpio (1978)Description / Buy at Amazon
Golden Scorpio (1978)Description / Buy at Amazon
A Life for Kregen (1979)Description / Buy at Amazon
A Sword for Kregen (1979)Description / Buy at Amazon
A Fortune for Kregen (1979)Description / Buy at Amazon
Beasts of Antares (1980)Description / Buy at Amazon
Rebel of Antares (1980)Description / Buy at Amazon
A Victory for Kregen (1980)Description / Buy at Amazon
Legions of Antares (1981)Description / Buy at Amazon
Allies of Antares (1981)Description / Buy at Amazon
Mazes of Scorpio (1982)Description / Buy at Amazon
Delia of Vallia (1982)Description / Buy at Amazon
Fires of Scorpio (1983)Description / Buy at Amazon
Talons of Scorpio (1983)Description / Buy at Amazon
Masks of Scorpio (1984)Description / Buy at Amazon
Seg the Bowman (1984)Description / Buy at Amazon
Werewolves of Kregen (1985)Description / Buy at Amazon
Witches of Kregen (1985)Description / Buy at Amazon
Storm Over Vallia (1985)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Omens of Kregen (1985)Description / Buy at Amazon
Warlord of Antares (1988)Description / Buy at Amazon
Scorpio Ablaze (1992)Description / Buy at Amazon
Scorpio Drums (1992)Description / Buy at Amazon
Challenge of Antares (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
Shadows over Kregen (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Saga of Dray Prescot: The Delian Cycle (2007)Description / Buy at Amazon
Scorpio Reborn (2008)Description / Buy at Amazon
Scorpio Triumph (2008)Description / Buy at Amazon
Gangs of Antares (2008)Description / Buy at Amazon
Spikatur Cycle (2010)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Lohvian Cycle I (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Pandahem Cycle I (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Saga of Dray Prescot: The Pandahem Cycle II (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
Demons of Antares (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
Scourge of Antares (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
Turmoil on Kregen (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Hook Books

as Tully Zetford
Whirlpool Of Stars (1974)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Boosted Man (1974)Description / Buy at Amazon
Star City (1974)Description / Buy at Amazon
Virility Gene (1975)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Odan the Half-God Books

as Manning Norvil
Dream Chariots (1977)Description / Buy at Amazon
Whetted Bronze (1978)Description / Buy at Amazon
Crown of the Sword God (1980)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Phantom cycle Books

as Alan Burt Akers
Murder on Kregen (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Sea Wolf Books

as Bruno Krauss

Publication Order of The Vikings Books

as Neil Langholm
Blood Sacrifice (1975)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Vikings:The Dark Return (1975)Description / Buy at Amazon
Vikings No. 3 : Blood on the Sun (1975)Description / Buy at Amazon
Trail of Blood (1976)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Wolfshead Books

as Arthur Frazier
Oath Of Blood (1973)Description / Buy at Amazon
The King's Death (1973)Description / Buy at Amazon
A Light in the West (1974)Description / Buy at Amazon
Viking Slaughter (1974)Description / Buy at Amazon
A Flame in the Fens (1974)Description / Buy at Amazon
An Axe in Miklagard (1975)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

Cybernetic Controller (1952)Description / Buy at Amazon
Galactic Intrigue (1953)Description / Buy at Amazon
City Under the Sea (1957)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Secret of Zl / The Patient Dark (1958)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Changeling Worlds (1959)Description / Buy at Amazon
Defiance (1960)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Earth Gods Are Coming / Of Earth Foretold (1960)Description / Buy at Amazon
White-Out (1960)Description / Buy at Amazon
No Man's World/ Earth's Long Shadow (1961)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Fatal Fire (1962)Description / Buy at Amazon
Wizard of the Starship Poseidon (1963)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Demons / Demons' World (1964)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Million Year Hunt (1964)Description / Buy at Amazon
Behold the Stars (1965)Description / Buy at Amazon
Worlds for the Taking (1966)Description / Buy at Amazon
Cycle of Nemesis (1967)Description / Buy at Amazon
To Outrun Doomsday (1967)Description / Buy at Amazon
Doomsday Men (1968)Description / Buy at Amazon
Kandar (1969)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Star Venturers (1969)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Ulcer Culture / Stained Glass World (1970)Description / Buy at Amazon
Quench The Burning Stars / Blazon (1970)Description / Buy at Amazon
Star Trove (1970)Description / Buy at Amazon
Swords of the Barbarians (1970)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Electric Sword-Swallowers (1970)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Insane City (1971)Description / Buy at Amazon
Roller Coaster World (1972)Description / Buy at Amazon
On the Symb-Socket Circuit (1972)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Short Stories/Novellas

Beyond The Silver Sky (1961)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of The Professionals Books

as Ken Blake

Publication Order of Anthologies

Science Fiction Vol. 9 No. 25(1957)Description / Buy at Amazon
New Writings In SF-19(1971)Description / Buy at Amazon
New Writings in SF Special(1971)Description / Buy at Amazon
New Writings in SF 27(1975)Description / Buy at Amazon
Giant Book of Fantasy Tales(1996)Description / Buy at Amazon

Kenneth Bulmer (born 1921- died 2005) was an English bestselling author of science fiction novels. He was born in London and married Pamela Buckmaster in 1953. Bulmer had one son and two daughters, but they divorced in 1981. The author was a resident of Kent, England and died on 16th December 2005.

Bulmer wrote over one hundred and sixty books and a countless number of short stories, both under his real names as well under pseudonyms. For example, his long-running novel series, Dray Prescot was initially published under the pseudonym Alan Burt Akers and was later released by the first person lead character of the series, Prescot himself. Bulmer’s novels were favorite in translation, particularly in the German language to the extent that some of his work was published only in German editions and never published in the original English versions. The author also did some work of comics, writing scripts for War Picture Library, Valiant, and Lion. Bulmer also helped create the legendary British comics antihero, The Steel Claw. Bulmer actively participated in science fiction fandom and even traveled to the US in 1955 as the TAFF delegate. In 1970, Bulmer edited nine books of the New Writing in Science Fiction anthology, a series that was initially written by John Carnell.

Bulmer’s pen names include Rupert Clinton, Alan Burt Akers, Peter Green, Philip Kent, Manning Norvil, Tully Zetford, Nelson Sherwood, Chesman Scot, Karl Maras, Richard Silver, and Philip Stratford. Kenneth Johns was the pseudonym that Bulmer used in collaboration with John Newman. Some of Bulmer’s work was published along with works of other writers under a collective pseudonym (house names) Arthur Frazier, Neil Langholm, Andrew Quiller, Charles R. Pike, and Ken Blake. The author also ghostwrote novels for Barry Sadler.

Dray Prescot series

The Dray Prescot is a series of 52 sci-fi books and some associated short stories written by American author Kenneth Bulmer. The series is made up of 11 cycles of books, and each period forms a sequence within the series. Three short stories and four novels are stand-alone. Each of the stories is narrated from the first person perspective by the main character, Dray Prescot.

DAW Books published the first thirty-seven books in the series from 1972-1988. Up to date, the print editions of the volumes have only been released in German translation from 1991-1998 by Wilhelm Heyne Verlag.

English eBooks of volumes 38-41 were later issued by Savanti from 1995 to 1998. Since then, the eBooks volumes 1-52 have since been released by Mushroom eBooks. The publication was held for six years between volume 45and 46 due to difficulty in locating the manuscript and family illness.

The series is set in a fictional world called Kregen, a planet in Antares star system in the constellation of Scorpio. Antares is visualized as a double star system with a smaller green star (Antares B) and a giant red giant star (Antares A).

Antares B is blue though described as green, and Kregen has different moon system. The star Antares similar in hue and brightness was to planet Mars was given the name Antares meaning equal to mars or opposite to mars by the early astronomers to help them distinguish it from the planet Mars. The setting extends to Earth as Prescot meet a man from Virginia, presumably John Carter, the main character of Burrough’s Martian series.

Kregen is similar to planet Earth; it’s habitable by humans and has seven continents and several continental islands the size of Australia. The setting for all the action in the series is Paz, a grouping of four continents and islands in one hemisphere. Small sea separates most of the landmasses comprising Paz, and the continents of Paz are relatively compact compared to those of Earth, but without connecting land bridges.

The series features the main character Dray Prescot, a sailor of Nelson’s navy and his mysterious teleportation to Kregen. While in Kregen, he is restrained by an operative for the Savanti, a secret society dedicated to improving humanity in the midst of the many intelligent species occupying Kregen. Savanti, are the guardian of a pool that heals wounds and also extends life.

While in Kregen, Prescot falls to heal the princess of the empire of Valia, Delia. Their immersion in the pool extends their natural lifespans to thousands of years, but they are both banished for violating the sanctity of the pool. Returned to Kregen by the Star Lords, Prescot becomes a puppet in their schemes, forced to go to various locations on the planet to fulfill their wishes and is then send back to Earth when offends them or completes his task. Aside from accomplishing his missions for his masters, Prescot mission includes the suppression of slavery in Paz.

The narrative never catches up with the present, even though the main character appearances and the disappearances in the present, it is assumed his roles as a puppet of the Star-Lord continues. Prescot discovers more about his rivals- Savanti and Star Lords as the series progresses, even though their mysteries are never solved. However, it was in the intent of the author to fully resolve the mystery in volume 53 by having both Prescot and Delia experience sort of climax by possibly raising them to higher levels- that of the star-lords. Unfortunately, this volume was never completed by Kenneth Bulmer and remains unpublished up to date.

The Press Gang

George Fox was born on a rainy day in London in 1765. He was only 10years when he was enlisted to join the Royal Navy to serve as powder monkey and had a taste the irresistible lure of the sea. By 18years he was already a lieutenant with a good reputation. The years spent on the deck hardened him, the salty waters healed his wound, for Fox, the seas had become a matter of battle and survival against all the odds.

It’s now 1800, and Fox is fighting for his country. However, no matter what, Fox has been a man ready for battle and no man could cross his path without paying with his life, for Fox is a man who thrives for the thrill of using the sword and the cannon.

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