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Walter Jon Williams Books In Order

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Publication Order of Dagmar Books

This is Not a Game (2009)Description / Buy at Amazon
Deep State (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Fourth Wall (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
Diamonds from Tequila (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Dread Empire's Fall Books

The Praxis (2002)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Sundering (2003)Description / Buy at Amazon
Conventions of War (2005)Description / Buy at Amazon
Investments (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
Impersonations (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Accidental War (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon
Investments plus The Stickpin (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon
Fleet Elements (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
Imperium Restored (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Hardwired Books

Hardwired (1986)Description / Buy at Amazon
Voice of the Whirlwind (By: Luis Royo) (1987)Description / Buy at Amazon
Solip (1989)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Maijstral Books

The Crown Jewels (1987)Description / Buy at Amazon
House of Shards (1988)Description / Buy at Amazon
Ten Points for Style (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
Rock of Ages (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Metropolitan Books

Publication Order of Privateers & Gentlemen Books

as Jon Williams

Publication Order of Quillifer Books

Quillifer (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
Quillifer the Knight (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
Lord Quillifer (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Star Wars: The New Jedi Order Books

Vector Prime (By: R.A. Salvatore) (1999)Description / Buy at Amazon
Dark Tide, Book I: Onslaught (By: Michael A. Stackpole) (1999)Description / Buy at Amazon
Dark Tide, Book II: Ruin (By: Michael A. Stackpole) (2000)Description / Buy at Amazon
Agents of Chaos, Book I: Hero's Trial (By: James Luceno) (2000)Description / Buy at Amazon
Agents of Chaos II: Jedi Eclipse (By: James Luceno) (2000)Description / Buy at Amazon
Balance Point (By: Kathy Tyers,Michael Cumpsty) (2000)Description / Buy at Amazon
Recovery - Short Story (By: Troy Denning) (2001)Description / Buy at Amazon
Edge of Victory, Book I : Conquest (By: Greg Keyes) (2001)Description / Buy at Amazon
Edge of Victory, Book II: Rebirth (By: Greg Keyes) (2001)Description / Buy at Amazon
Star by Star (By: Troy Denning) (2001)Description / Buy at Amazon
Ylesia (2002)Description / Buy at Amazon
Dark Journey (By: Elaine Cunningham) (2002)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Apprentice (By: Elaine Cunningham) (2002)Description / Buy at Amazon
Enemy Lines I: Rebel Dream (By: Aaron Allston) (2002)Description / Buy at Amazon
Enemy Lines II: Rebel Stand (By: Aaron Allston) (2002)Description / Buy at Amazon
Traitor (By: Matthew Woodring Stover) (2002)Description / Buy at Amazon
Destiny's Way (2002)Description / Buy at Amazon
Emissary of the Void (By: Greg Keyes) (2002)Description / Buy at Amazon
Force Heretic, Book I: Remnant (By: Sean Williams,Shane Dix) (2003)Description / Buy at Amazon
Force Heretic, Book II: Refugee (By: Sean Williams,Shane Dix) (2003)Description / Buy at Amazon
Force Heretic, Book III: Reunion (By: Sean Williams,Shane Dix) (2003)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Final Prophecy (By: Greg Keyes) (2003)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Unifying Force (By: James Luceno) (2003)Description / Buy at Amazon
Boba Fett: A Practical Man (By: Karen Traviss) (2006)Description / Buy at Amazon
Star Wars: The New Jedi Order - Enemy Lines II Rebel Stand (By: Aaron Allston) (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon

Chronological Order of Star Wars: The New Jedi Order Books

Vector Prime (By: R.A. Salvatore)(1999)Description / Buy at Amazon
Boba Fett: A Practical Man (By: Karen Traviss)(2006)Description / Buy at Amazon
Dark Tide, Book I: Onslaught (By: Michael A. Stackpole)(1999)Description / Buy at Amazon
Dark Tide, Book II: Ruin (By: Michael A. Stackpole)(2000)Description / Buy at Amazon
Agents of Chaos, Book I: Hero's Trial (By: James Luceno)(2000)Description / Buy at Amazon
Agents of Chaos II: Jedi Eclipse (By: James Luceno)(2000)Description / Buy at Amazon
Balance Point (By: Kathy Tyers,Michael Cumpsty)(2000)Description / Buy at Amazon
Recovery - Short Story (By: Troy Denning)(2001)Description / Buy at Amazon
Edge of Victory, Book I : Conquest (By: Greg Keyes)(2001)Description / Buy at Amazon
Edge of Victory, Book II: Rebirth (By: Greg Keyes)(2001)Description / Buy at Amazon
Emissary of the Void (By: Greg Keyes)(2002)Description / Buy at Amazon
Star by Star (By: Troy Denning)(2001)Description / Buy at Amazon
Dark Journey (By: Elaine Cunningham)(2002)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Apprentice (By: Elaine Cunningham)(2002)Description / Buy at Amazon
Enemy Lines I: Rebel Dream (By: Aaron Allston)(2002)Description / Buy at Amazon
Enemy Lines II: Rebel Stand (By: Aaron Allston)(2002)Description / Buy at Amazon
Traitor (By: Matthew Woodring Stover)(2002)Description / Buy at Amazon
Destiny's Way(2002)Description / Buy at Amazon
Ylesia(2002)Description / Buy at Amazon
Force Heretic, Book I: Remnant (By: Sean Williams,Shane Dix)(2003)Description / Buy at Amazon
Force Heretic, Book II: Refugee (By: Sean Williams,Shane Dix)(2003)Description / Buy at Amazon
Force Heretic, Book III: Reunion (By: Sean Williams,Shane Dix)(2003)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Final Prophecy (By: Greg Keyes)(2003)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Unifying Force (By: James Luceno)(2003)Description / Buy at Amazon
Star Wars: The New Jedi Order - Enemy Lines II Rebel Stand (By: Aaron Allston)(2012)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Wild Cards Books

Wild Cards (By: George R.R. Martin) (1986)Description / Buy at Amazon
Aces High (By: Melinda M. Snodgrass) (1987)Description / Buy at Amazon
Jokers Wild (By: Melinda M. Snodgrass) (1987)Description / Buy at Amazon
Aces Abroad (By: Melinda M. Snodgrass) (1988)Description / Buy at Amazon
Down and Dirty (By: Melinda M. Snodgrass) (1988)Description / Buy at Amazon
Ace in the Hole (By: George R.R. Martin) (1990)Description / Buy at Amazon
Dead Man's Hand (By: George R.R. Martin) (1990)Description / Buy at Amazon
One-Eyed Jacks (By: Melinda M. Snodgrass) (1991)Description / Buy at Amazon
Jokertown Shuffle (By: Melinda M. Snodgrass) (1991)Description / Buy at Amazon
Double Solitaire (By: Melinda M. Snodgrass) (1992)Description / Buy at Amazon
Dealer's Choice (By: George R.R. Martin) (1992)Description / Buy at Amazon
Turn of the Cards (By: George R.R. Martin,Victor Milán) (1993)Description / Buy at Amazon
Deuces Down (By: Melinda M. Snodgrass) (2002)Description / Buy at Amazon
Death Draws Five (By: George R.R. Martin,John J. Miller) (2006)Description / Buy at Amazon
Busted Flush (By: Melinda M. Snodgrass) (2008)Description / Buy at Amazon
Inside Straight (By: Melinda M. Snodgrass) (2008)Description / Buy at Amazon
Suicide Kings (By: Melinda M. Snodgrass) (2009)Description / Buy at Amazon
Ghost Girl Takes Manhattan (By: Carrie Vaughn) (2010)Description / Buy at Amazon
Fort Freak (By: George R.R. Martin,Melinda M. Snodgrass,David Anthony Durham) (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Button Man and the Murder Tree (By: Cherie Priest) (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Elephant in the Room (By: George R.R. Martin,Paul Cornell) (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
Lowball (By: George R.R. Martin,Melinda M. Snodgrass,David Anthony Durham) (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
Nuestra Señora de la Esperanza (By: Carrie Vaughn) (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
Prompt. Professional. Pop! (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
Discards (By: David D. Levine) (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
High Stakes (By: Melinda M. Snodgrass) (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Thing about Growing Up in Jokertown (By: George R.R. Martin) (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Atonement Tango (By: Stephen Leigh) (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
When the Devil Drives (By: Melinda M. Snodgrass) (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
Evernight (By: Victor Milán) (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Flight of Morpho Girl (By: George R.R. Martin) (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon
Knaves Over Queens (By: George R.R. Martin) (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon
Long is the Way (By: George R.R. Martin) (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
The City That Never Sleeps (By: Walton Simons) (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
Naked, Stoned, and Stabbed (By: Bradley Denton) (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
Wild Cards X: Double Solitaire (By: Melinda M. Snodgrass) (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
American Hero (By: George R.R. Martin) (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
Three Kings (By: George R.R. Martin,Melinda M. Snodgrass) (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
Ripple Effects (By: Laura J. Mixon) (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
Joker Moon (By: George R.R. Martin) (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
Skin Deep (By: Alan Brennert) (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
Hearts of Stone (By: Emma Newman) (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon
Grow (By: Carrie Vaughn) (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon
Full House (By: George R.R. Martin) (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon
Pairing Up (By: George R.R. Martin,Melinda M. Snodgrass,David Anthony Durham,Kevin Andrew Murphy,Gwenda Bond,Marko Kloos,Christopher Rowe,Bradley Denton,Peter Newman) (2023)Description / Buy at Amazon
Sleeper Straddle (With: Carrie Vaughn,Stephen Leigh,Mary Anne Mohanraj,Cherie Priest,Christopher Rowe,Max Gladstone) (2024)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

Ambassador of Progress (1984)Description / Buy at Amazon
Knight Moves (1985)Description / Buy at Amazon
Angel Station (1989)Description / Buy at Amazon
Days of Atonement (1991)Description / Buy at Amazon
Aristoi (1992)Description / Buy at Amazon
Wall, Stone, Craft (1993)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Rift (1999)Description / Buy at Amazon
Implied Spaces (2008)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Short Stories/Novellas

Video Star (1986)Description / Buy at Amazon
Wolf Time (1987)Description / Buy at Amazon
Dinosaurs (1987)Description / Buy at Amazon
Prayers on the Wind (1991)Description / Buy at Amazon
Daddy's World (1999)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Last Ride of German Freddie (2002)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Green Leopard Plague (2003)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Tang Dynasty Underwater Pyramid (2004)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Boolean Gate (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
No Spot of Ground (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
Surfacing (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Collections

Facets (1990)Description / Buy at Amazon
Frankensteins and Foreign Devils (1998)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Green Leopard Plague and Other Stories (2010)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Anthologies

Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine, April 1986(1986)Description / Buy at Amazon
Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine, November 1989(1989)Description / Buy at Amazon
Epic: An Anthology, Book One(1992)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Year's Best Science Fiction: Eleventh Annual Collection(1993)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Furthest Horizon(2000)Description / Buy at Amazon
Nebula Awards 34 (2000)(2000)Description / Buy at Amazon
Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine, October/November 2000(2000)Description / Buy at Amazon
Worlds that Weren't(2002)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Mammoth Book of Best New SF 16(2003)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Year's Best Science Fiction: 21 Annual Edition(2004)Description / Buy at Amazon
Escape from Earth(2006)Description / Buy at Amazon
Science Fiction: The Best of the Year, 2007 Edition(2007)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Best of the Best, Vol 2(2007)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Year's Best Science Fiction: Twenty-Fourth Annual Collection(2007)Description / Buy at Amazon
Rewired(2007)Description / Buy at Amazon
Songs of the Dying Earth: Stories in Honour of Jack Vance(2009)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Mammoth Book of SF Wars(2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Year's Top Short SF Novels 3(2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
Dead Man's Hand(2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
Rogues(2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
Lightspeed Magazine, July 2016(2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Book of Swords: Part 1(2017)Description / Buy at Amazon

Walter Jon Williams is an American published author and actor and has also written for television (“All Great Neptune’s Ocean”, Andromeda).

Born October 15, 1953 in Dublin, Minnesota, this writer also goes by the pen name of Jon Williams. In the course of his career, he has published several full length novels as well as some collections of short fiction. Many of these fall into the genre of fantasy or science fiction, such as City on Fire or Hardwired, among several others. Some of his novels could also be classified as historical adventure stories.

The author is a student of Kenpo Karate, in which he is the proud holder of a fourth degree black belt. His hobbies besides writing novels include sailing as well as going scuba diving. He resides in the state of New Mexico. He is married to Kathy Hedges, his wife.

Williams first came into print in 1980 with the release of his book The Privateer. It would be the first in the Privateers and Gentlemen series, a fictional series of novels that would have several of its stories published. He would author it under the pen name of Jon Williams.

He would also create the Hardwired series under his full name of Walter Jon Williams. The first book in the series was published in 1986. This is a science fiction series where the thrills never stop coming! The sequel to the debut story would come out shortly after and has the exciting title of Voice of the Whirlwind. If you are a big fan of other science fiction writers such as Isaac Asimov or Philip K. Dick or love anything set in space, then you might want to consider giving this unique series a try.

Hardwired is the engaging first story in the series by the same name. If you are always down to experience some high tech chills and thrills along with some characters that you won’t soon forget, this is a book that you should check out!

The main character in this story would be Cowboy. That is not what he does– that is his actual name. He has had a pretty colorful life and you could say that he’s always interested in getting a little adrenaline rush going. This is the type of guy that isn’t afraid to die but is afraid to waste his life not living it the way that he wants to.

Cowboy used to be a fighter pilot and he was pretty good at what he did. Now he has totally switched careers, and he’s not up in the sky anymore trying to take down enemy combatants. However, now Cowboy has found himself to be hardwired, so to speak.

What being ‘hardwired’ means is that he has skull sockets that are hooked up directly to the electronic hardware he has installed. He has now gone beyond man to some type of machine. When he meets Sarah, he knows that they have the potential to join up and become a great team.

Sarah is the type of thrill seeker that he knows that he’ll get along with. The benefit to teaming up with someone like this is that she also has cyber parts. She at least knows where he’s coming from, and isn’t going to think that he’s a total weirdo. She is a gun for hire and her services are available to the right person for a price.

He’ll do whatever it takes when it comes to trying to get his freedom. Can Cowboy combine his talents with the skills that Sarah has to achieve what he wants? He’ll do whatever it takes to try and gain independence from the Orbitals. These rapacious bunch are all that stand between him and total independence, and he’s willing to take whatever risks are required in order to have his shot at it.

Will Cowboy be able to achieve his goal, or will he fall short when it comes to hitting the mark on his mission? You’re going to have to pick up a copy of your own to find out! Look for this unforgettable novel and find out why this is one of the best books that this author has written so far.

The second book in the thrilling Hardwired series by Walter Jon Williams is titled Voice of the Whirlwind. If you enjoyed reading the first story in this fast paced science fiction series, then you will want to check out the engaging second story that follows it and pick up right where you left off!

In the first story, readers got the chance to become acquainted with the character of Cowboy. Now they are in for an entirely new ride with a new character in the same world. Meet the character named Steward.

Steward may have an unusual name, but he is also an unusual type of person. He’s not just a regular human being– he’s different from people that would be so-called normal because he is a clone. His very existence was made possible by lifting a DNA blueprint from an already existing person in the world.

Steward needs a brain scan and update for which he is about 15 years overdue. His allegiance is to the Orbital Policorp. However, he doesn’t have any idea that this corporation has since collapsed. On top of that, the many friends that he left behind were left to perish by the dozens by engaging in combat among the stars.

A lot has happened, and Steward will go on to find out that history has changed too. Humanity has established contact and friendly relations with a race of aliens, and he has not one but a total of two wives choose to divorce him.

He’s doing the best that he can, but will all of these changes be too much for this clone to take? Steward is going to have to sink or swim. So much has transformed about the world that he once was so familiar with.

Will he be able to adapt and handle the changes that have been made, or will it be so overwhelming that he just can’t deal? Pick up the second book in the Hardwired series and read to the end to catch this exciting conclusion!

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