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Publication Order of The Complete Stories of Theodore Sturgeon Books

The Ultimate Egoist (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
Microcosmic God (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
Killdozer! (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon
Thunder and Roses (1997)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Perfect Host (1998)Description / Buy at Amazon
Baby is Three (1999)Description / Buy at Amazon
A Saucer of Loneliness (2000)Description / Buy at Amazon
Bright Segment (2002)Description / Buy at Amazon
And Now the News (2003)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Man Who Lost the Sea (2005)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Nail and the Oracle (2007)Description / Buy at Amazon
Slow Sculpture (2009)Description / Buy at Amazon
Case and the Dreamer (2010)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

The Synthetic Man / The Dreaming Jewels (1950)Description / Buy at Amazon
More Than Human (1953)Description / Buy at Amazon
I, Libertine (1956)Description / Buy at Amazon
The King and Four Queens (1956)Description / Buy at Amazon
Venus Plus X (1960)Description / Buy at Amazon
Some Of Your Blood (1961)Description / Buy at Amazon
Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea (1961)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Rare Breed (1966)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Stars Are the Styx (1979)Description / Buy at Amazon
Godbody (1986)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Short Stories/Novellas

A Rose for Ecclesiastes (1963)Description / Buy at Amazon
Blabbermouth and Abreaction (2009)Description / Buy at Amazon
Beware the Fury (2010)Description / Buy at Amazon
One Foot and the Grave (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Collections

Without Sorcery (1948)Description / Buy at Amazon
E Pluribus Unicorn (1953)Description / Buy at Amazon
Caviar (1955)Description / Buy at Amazon
A Way Home (1955)Description / Buy at Amazon
A Touch of Strange (1958)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Cosmic Rape (1958)Description / Buy at Amazon
Touch of Sturgeon (1958)Description / Buy at Amazon
To Marry Medusa (1958)Description / Buy at Amazon
Aliens 4 (1959)Description / Buy at Amazon
Beyond (1960)Description / Buy at Amazon
Not Without Sorcery (1961)Description / Buy at Amazon
Sturgeon in Orbit (1964)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Joyous Invasions (1965)Description / Buy at Amazon
Starshine (1966)Description / Buy at Amazon
Sturgeon is Alive and Well (1971)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Worlds of Theodore Sturgeon (1972)Description / Buy at Amazon
To Here and the Easel (1973)Description / Buy at Amazon
Case and the Dreamer and Other Stories (1974)Description / Buy at Amazon
Maturity (1979)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Golden Helix (1979)Description / Buy at Amazon
New Soviet Science Fiction (1979)Description / Buy at Amazon
Visions and Venturers (1979)Description / Buy at Amazon
Alien Cargo (1984)Description / Buy at Amazon
Selected Stories (2000)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Star Trek Fotonovel Books

The City on the Edge of Forever (By: Harlan Ellison) (1977)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Trouble with Tribbles (By: David Gerrold) (1977)Description / Buy at Amazon
All Our Yesterdays (By: Jean Lissette Aroeste) (1978)Description / Buy at Amazon
A Taste of Armageddon (By: Robert Hamner,Gene L. Coon) (1978)Description / Buy at Amazon
Metamorphosis (By: Gene L. Coon) (1978)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Galileo 7 (By: Oliver Crawford,S. Bar-David) (1978)Description / Buy at Amazon
A Piece of the Action (By: Gene L. Coon,David P. Harmon) (1978)Description / Buy at Amazon
Day of the Dove (By: Jerome Bixby) (1978)Description / Buy at Amazon
Amok Time (1978)Description / Buy at Amazon
Star Trek: The Motion Picture (By: Alan Dean Foster,Harold Livingston,Richard J. Anobile) (1980)Description / Buy at Amazon
Star Trek II: The Wrath Of Khan (By: Richard J. Anobile) (1982)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Star Trek: TOS (Numbered) Books

The Prometheus Design (By: Sondra Marshak,Myrna Culbreath) (1982)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Abode of Life (By: Lee Correy) (1982)Description / Buy at Amazon
Black Fire (By: Sonni Cooper) (1983)Description / Buy at Amazon
Triangle (By: Sondra Marshak,Myrna Culbreath) (1983)Description / Buy at Amazon
Web of the Romulans (By: Leonard Nimoy,M.S. Murdock) (1983)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Wounded Sky (By: Diane Duane) (1983)Description / Buy at Amazon
Corona (By: Greg Bear) (1984)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Tears of the Singers (By: Melinda M. Snodgrass) (1984)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Vulcan Academy Murders (By: Jean Lorrah) (1984)Description / Buy at Amazon
Uhura's Song (By: Janet Kagan) (1985)Description / Buy at Amazon
Shadow Lord (By: Laurence Yep) (1985)Description / Buy at Amazon
Ishmael (By: Barbara Hambly) (1985)Description / Buy at Amazon
Killing Time (By: Della Van Hise) (1985)Description / Buy at Amazon
Dwellers in the Crucible (By: Margaret Wander Bonanno) (1985)Description / Buy at Amazon
Pawns and Symbols (By: Majliss Larson) (1985)Description / Buy at Amazon
Chain of Attack (By: Gene DeWeese) (1987)Description / Buy at Amazon
Bloodthirst (By: J.M. Dillard) (1987)Description / Buy at Amazon
The IDIC Epidemic (By: Jean Lorrah) (1988)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Three-Minute Universe (By: Barbara Paul) (1988)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Final Nexus (By: Gene DeWeese) (1988)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Lost Years (By: J.M. Dillard) (1989)Description / Buy at Amazon
Vulcan's Glory (By: D.C. Fontana) (1989)Description / Buy at Amazon
Double, Double (By: Michael Jan Friedman) (1989)Description / Buy at Amazon
Home Is the Hunter (By: Dana Kramer-Rolls) (1990)Description / Buy at Amazon
Ghost-Walker (By: Barbara Hambly) (1991)Description / Buy at Amazon
A Flag Full of Stars (By: Brad Ferguson,Dave Stern) (1991)Description / Buy at Amazon
Renegade (By: Gene DeWeese) (1991)Description / Buy at Amazon
Prime Directive (By: Garfield Reeves-Stevens,Judith Reeves-Stevens) (1991)Description / Buy at Amazon
Triangle (By: Sondra Marshak,Myrna Culbreath) (1991)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Rift (By: Peter David) (1991)Description / Buy at Amazon
Faces of Fire (By: Michael Jan Friedman) (1992)Description / Buy at Amazon
Ice Trap (By: L.A. Graf) (1992)Description / Buy at Amazon
Sanctuary (By: John Vornholt) (1992)Description / Buy at Amazon
Death Count (By: L.A. Graf) (1992)Description / Buy at Amazon
Shell Game (By: Melissa Crandall) (1993)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Starship Trap (By: Mel Gilden) (1993)Description / Buy at Amazon
From the Depths (By: Victor Milán) (1993)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Great Starship Race (By: Diane Carey) (1993)Description / Buy at Amazon
Firestorm (By: L.A. Graf) (1994)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Patrian Transgression (By: Simon Hawke) (1994)Description / Buy at Amazon
Traitor Winds (By: L.A. Graf) (1994)Description / Buy at Amazon
Crossroad (By: Barbara Hambly) (1994)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Better Man (By: Howard Weinstein) (1994)Description / Buy at Amazon
Recovery (By: J.M. Dillard) (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Fearful Summons (By: Denny Martin Flinn) (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
First Frontier (By: Diane Carey,James I. Kirkland) (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Captain's Daughter (By: Peter David) (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
Twilight's End (By: Jerry Oltion) (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Rings of Tautee (By: Dean Wesley Smith) (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Joy Machine (With: James Edwin Gunn) (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon
Mudd in Your Eye (By: Jerry Oltion) (1997)Description / Buy at Amazon
Mind Meld (By: John Vornholt) (1997)Description / Buy at Amazon
Assignment: Eternity (By: Greg Cox) (1998)Description / Buy at Amazon
Vulcan's Heart (By: Josepha Sherman,Susan Shwartz) (1999)Description / Buy at Amazon
Across the Universe (By: Pamela Sargent) (1999)Description / Buy at Amazon
In the Name of Honor (By: Dayton Ward) (2002)Description / Buy at Amazon
Ex Machina (By: Christopher L. Bennett) (2004)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Disinherited (By: Peter David,Robert Greenberger,Michael Jan Friedman) (2007)Description / Buy at Amazon
Excelsior: Forged in Fire (By: Andy Mangels,Michael A. Martin) (2007)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Children of Kings (By: Dave Stern) (2010)Description / Buy at Amazon
Cast No Shadow (By: James Swallow,Dayton Ward) (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
Allegiance in Exile (By: David R. George III) (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Anthologies

Invasion From Mars:Interplanetary Stories(1949)Description / Buy at Amazon
Fantastic, Fall 1952(1952)Description / Buy at Amazon
6 Great Short Novels of Science Fiction(1954)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Ghoul Keepers(1961)Description / Buy at Amazon
50 Short Science Fiction Tales(1963)Description / Buy at Amazon
Galaxy Science Fiction, December 1963(1963)Description / Buy at Amazon
Connoisseur's Science Fiction(1964)Description / Buy at Amazon
Alfred Hitchcock's Monster Museum: Twelve Shuddery Stories for Daring Young Readers(1965)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Microcosmic God(1965)Description / Buy at Amazon
Dangerous Visions 3(1967)Description / Buy at Amazon
Amazing Stories, Vol. 41, No. 4(1967)Description / Buy at Amazon
Demon Lovers and Strange Seductions(1971)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Best from Fantasy and Science Fiction Nineteenth Series(1971)Description / Buy at Amazon
Young Demons(1972)Description / Buy at Amazon
Nebula Award 6(1972)Description / Buy at Amazon
Nebula Awards 7(1972)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame: Volume II A(1973)Description / Buy at Amazon
The John W. Campbell Memorial Anthology / Astounding(1973)Description / Buy at Amazon
Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow...(1974)Description / Buy at Amazon
Science Fiction Today and Tomorrow: A Discursive Symposium(1975)Description / Buy at Amazon
Antigrav(1975)Description / Buy at Amazon
Chrysalis 1(1977)Description / Buy at Amazon
Alpha 8(1977)Description / Buy at Amazon
Rod Serling's Other Worlds(1978)Description / Buy at Amazon
Chrysalis Volume 2(1978)Description / Buy at Amazon
Chrysalis 3(1978)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Best of Astounding(1979)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Arbor House Treasury of Modern Science Fiction(1980)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Best of All Possible Worlds(1980)Description / Buy at Amazon
Laughing Space: An Anthology of Science Fiction Humor(1982)Description / Buy at Amazon
Great Fantasy(1983)Description / Buy at Amazon
Analog: Writers' Choice Volume II(1984)Description / Buy at Amazon
Fourth Planet from the Sun(1984)Description / Buy at Amazon
Great Tales of Fantasy and Science Fiction(1985)Description / Buy at Amazon
Battlefields Beyond Tomorrow(1987)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Monster Book of Monsters(1988)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Mammoth Book of Fantasy All-Time Greats(1988)Description / Buy at Amazon
Hot Blood Tales of Erotic Horror(1989)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Horror Hall of Fame(1991)Description / Buy at Amazon
UFOs(1997)Description / Buy at Amazon
The World Turned Upside Down(2005)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Mammoth Book of Extreme Science Fiction(2006)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Wesleyan Anthology of Science Fiction(2010)Description / Buy at Amazon
In Space No One Can Hear You Scream(2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Time Traveler's Almanac(2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
Science Fiction Gems, Volume Twelve(2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
Space Pioneers(2018)Description / Buy at Amazon

Theodore Sturgeon
Theodore Sturgeon was born February 26, 1918 in Staten Island, New York. He was born Edward Hamilton Waldo in New York City, later adopting his stepdad’s last name and took on another first name.

He went to sea for three years, and started publishing science fiction in the year 1939 yet stopped producing it after just a few years and went abroad. In 1946 he started writing again and, during the next fifteen years, produced all of the work that he is famous for. Theodore is one of science fiction’s best writers.

Theodore held a wide range of jobs during his lifetime. While still an adolescent, he wanted to be a circus acrobat, however a bout of rheumatic fever prevented him from ever pursuing this dream. From the age of seventeen (in 1935) to 1938, he was a sailor in the merchant marines, elements of which made their way into many of his stories.

He went door to door selling refrigerators. From 1940 to 1941, he managed a hotel in Jamaica, and even worked in several infrastructure jobs (he operated a gas station and a truck lubrication center, and worked at a drydock and construction jobs, driving a bulldozer in Puerto Rico) for the US Army during the early war years.

By 1944, he was an advertising copywriter. Along with television and freelance fiction writing, he opened his own literary agency in New York City, which was later transferred to Scott Meredith. He worked for Fortune magazine as well as other Time Inc. properties on circulation, and also edited a wide variety of publications. He had somewhat irregular output, since he frequently suffered from writer’s block.

The McClure Syndicate bought his first story, and would buy many of his early work. Initially, he wrote primarily short stories, mainly for genre magazines such as Unknown and Astounding, yet also for general interest publications as well like Argosy Magazine. He used the pen name “E. Waldo Hunter” when two of his stories were published in the same Astounding issue. A few of his early stories were signed “Theodore H. Sturgeon”.

Theodore is considered one of the godfathers of contemporary science fiction and dark fantasy.

He also wrote for television and holds in his credits two episodes of the original 1960s “Star Trek” series, for which he created the Vulcan mating ritual and the expression “Live long and prosper”. He’s also credited as being Kurt Vonnegut’s inspiration for his recurring Kilgore Trout character.

He has received the Nebula, the International Fantasy Award, and the Hugo Award. “More Than Human” won the International Fantasy Award for the year 1954. And in the year 2000, he was posthumously honored with a World Fantasy Award for Life Achievement.

Two of his stories were adapted for “The New Twilight Zone”. “A Saucer of Loneliness”, which aired in 1986, was dedicated to his memory. While another, “Yesterday was Monday”, was the inspiration for the episode “A Matter of Minutes”. “Killdozer!” was the inspiration for a made-for-TV-movie of the same name, Marvel comic, and an alt-rock group of the same name, along with becoming the colloquial term for Marvin Heemeyer’s 2004 bulldozer rage incident.

Even though he continued writing through 1983, his work rate dipped noticeably during the later years of his life. He lived for several years in Springfield, Oregon. He died of lung fibrosis on May 8, 1985 at Sacred Heart General Hospital in the neighboring town of Eugene.

Theodore was a member of the all-male literary banqueting club the Trap Door Spiders, which served as the basis of Isaac Asimov’s fictional group of mystery solvers, known as the Black Widowers.

He was married three times, had two different long term committed relationships outside of marriage, divorced one time, and fathered a grand total of seven kids. Dorothe Fillingame, his first wife that he married in 1940 and divorced in 1945, and with whom he had two daughters: Cynthia and Patricia. He was married to Mary Mair, a singer, from 1949 until an annulment in 1951. he married Marion McGahan in 1953 with whom he had Robin and Timothy (son) and Noel and Tandy (daughters).

“The Dreaming Jewels” is the first stand alone novel and was released in 1950. A desperate boy escapes from his abusive home by joining a carnival and gets pulled into a dark conspiracy.

Little Horton “Horty” Bluett is just eight years old, yet still knows a lifetime of sadness. Abused and tormented by his adoptive family, he has had enough. And with this beloved and broken toy that he calls “Junky” as his only companion, the desperate young boy runs off to join a carnival. While there, among the fire-eaters, sideshow freaks, fortune tellers, and assorted “odd people”, he hopes to find some acceptance and a real home, at long last.

However Pierre “Maneater” Montere’s traveling show isn’t any ordinary slice of entertainment, and its performers are nothing like they appear. The Maneater, who is a disgraced doctor, has got some sinister plans for the world which go way beyond merely fleecing unsuspecting rubes and the other easy marks. It’s a horrible and dark scheme which requires unleashing all of the extraterrestrial power of the dreaming jewels, and the unwitting aid from a young boy that might be much more remarkable than he has ever imagined.

“More Than Human” is the second stand alone novel and was released in 1952.
One powerful entity, and sex misfits.

Individually, they’re a seemingly simpleminded young man that lives in the wood able to read the thoughts of others, twin girls barely able to speak yet able to teleport across huge distances, one runaway girl with telekinetic powers, and one infant with a mind like a supercomputer. Together, they’re the Gestalt: a single extraordinary being made up of remarkable parts, although one vital piece could be missing.

However are they really the next stage in human development or actually harbingers of civilization’s end? The answer could come when they’re joined by Gerry. He is powerfully telepathic, yet lacks a moral compass, and his hatred of the world which has rejected him might prove catastrophic.

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