Ann Carol Crispin (1950-2013) was an American author of science fiction novels. She writes the Starbridge series, and several movie tie-in novels (such as works set in universes such as Star Wars, Star Trek, and more). She is a New York Times bestselling author, and was named a Grandmaster in 2013 by the International Association of Media Tie-In Writers. Ann earned her Bachelor’s degree in English Literature in 1972 from the University of Maryland. She began her career as a novelist in 1983. Eventually, she would become known for her ability to create backstories for characters from other mediums, and was nicknamed the “Queen of the Backstory.” Ann passed away in 2013, but not before she got the opportunity to write a farewell message to her fans.

A.C. Crispin made her debut as a published novelist in 1983 with the novel Yesterday’s Son, part of Star Trek: The Original Series. Below is a list of A.C. Crispin’s books in order of when they were first released:

Publication Order of Star Trek: The Original Books

Yesterday's Son (1983)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Time for Yesterday (1986)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Witch World: High Hallack Cycle Books

(with , Andre Norton)

Year of the Unicorn (By: Andre Norton) (1965)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Crystal Gryphon (By: Andre Norton) (1972)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Spell of the Witch World (By: Andre Norton) (1972)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Jargoon Pard (By: Andre Norton) (1974)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Zarsthor's Bane (By: Andre Norton) (1978)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Gryphon in Glory (By: Andre Norton) (1981)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Horn Crown (By: Andre Norton) (1981)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Gryphon's Eyrie (With: Andre Norton) (1984)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Were-Wrath (By: Andre Norton) (1984)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Songsmith (With: Andre Norton) (1992)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Silver May Tarnish (By: ,Andre Norton) (2005)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of V Books

V (1984)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
East Coast Crisis (1984)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Death Tide (1985)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of StarBridge Books

Starbridge (1989)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Silent Dances (1990)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Shadow World (1991)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Serpent's Gift (1992)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Silent Songs (1994)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Ancestor's World (1996)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Voices of Chaos (1998)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Star Trek Books

(with Dayton Ward)

Sand and Stars (With: Diane Duane) (2004)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Star Wars: The Han Solo Trilogy Books

The Paradise Snare (1997)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Hutt Gambit (1997)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Rebel Dawn (1998)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Exiles Of Boq'urain Books

Storms of Destiny (2005)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Pirates Of The Caribbean Books

Pirates of the Caribbean (2011)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

Sylvester (1985)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Star Trek Books

(with Diane Duane, Dayton Ward)

Sand and Stars (With: Diane Duane) (2004)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Star Trek: The Original (Original) Books

Enterprise: The First Adventure (By: Vonda N. McIntyre) (1986)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Strangers from the Sky (By: ) (1987)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Final Frontier (By: Diane Carey) (1988)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Spock's World (By: Diane Duane) (1988)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Probe (By: ) (1991)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Best Destiny (By: Diane Carey) (1992)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Shadows on the Sun (By: Michael Jan Friedman) (1993)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Sarek (1994)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Vulcan's Forge (By: Josepha Sherman) (1997)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Last Roundup (By: Christie Golden,Dayton Ward) (2002)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Gemini (By: ) (2003)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Garth of Izar (By: George Zebrowski,Pamela Sargent) (2003)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Ex Machina (By: Christopher L. Bennett) (2004)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Case of the Colonist's Corpse (By: ) (2004)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Burning Dreams (By: ) (2006)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Troublesome Minds (By: Dave Galanter) (2009)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Losing the Peace (By: ) (2009)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Inception (By: S.D. Perry) (2010)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Unspoken Truth (By: ) (2010)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Choice of Catastrophes (By: ) (2011)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Rings of Time (By: Greg Cox) (2012)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
That Which Divides (By: Dayton Ward) (2012)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Allegiance in Exile (By: Dayton Ward) (2013)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Devil's Bargain (By: ) (2013)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Weight of Worlds (By: Greg Cox) (2013)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Folded World (By: Jeff Mariotte) (2013)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Shocks of Adversity (By: ) (2013)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
From History's Shadow (By: Dayton Ward) (2013)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
No Time Like the Past (By: Greg Cox) (2014)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Seasons of Light and Darkness (By: ) (2014)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Serpents in the Garden (By: Jeff Mariotte) (2014)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The More Things Change (By: ) (2014)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Shadow of the Machine (By: Dayton Ward) (2014)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Foul Deeds Will Rise (By: Greg Cox) (2014)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Savage Trade (By: ) (2015)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Crisis of Consciousness (By: Dave Galanter) (2015)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Armageddon's Arrow (By: Dayton Ward) (2015)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
All That's Left (By: Dayton Ward) (2015)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Child of Two Worlds (By: Greg Cox) (2015)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Miasma (By: Greg Cox) (2016)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Latter Fire (By: James Swallow,Dayton Ward) (2016)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Elusive Salvation (By: Dayton Ward) (2016)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Face of the Unknown (By: Christopher L. Bennett) (2016)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Captain's Oath (By: Christopher L. Bennett) (2019)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Antares Maelstrom (By: Greg Cox) (2019)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Higher Frontier (By: Christopher L. Bennett) (2020)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Agents of Influence (By: Dayton Ward) (2020)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Contest of Principles (By: Greg Cox) (2020)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Living Memory (By: Christopher L. Bennett) (2021)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Alien Movie Books

Alien (By: Alan Dean Foster) (1979)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Aliens (By: Alan Dean Foster) (1986)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Alien³ (By: Alan Dean Foster) (1992)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Alien Resurrection (1997)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Alien: Covenant (By: Alan Dean Foster) (2017)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Alien: Covenant Origins (By: Alan Dean Foster) (2017)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Alien 3: The Lost Screenplay by William Gibson (By: William Gibson,Pat Cadigan) (2021)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Notes: The Witch World: High Halleck Cycle series is written with Andre Norton. Silent Dances, Silent Songs and Alien: Resurrection were co-authored by Kathleen O’Malley. Shadow World was co-authored by Jannean Elliott. Serpent’s Gift was co-authored by Deborah A. Marshall. Ancestor’s World was co-authored by T. Jackson King. Voices of Chaos was co-authored by Ru Emerson. East Coast Crisis was written with Howard Weinstein. Death Tide was co-authored by Deborah A. Marshall. Sand and Stars was written alongside Diane Duane.

If You Like A.C. Crispin Books, You’ll Love…

A.C. Crispin Synopses: Silent Dances by A.C. Crispin and Kathleen O’Malley is the first book in the StarBridge series. Deaf since birth and resistant to the ear-shattering sonic cries of the Grus, Tesa is a perfect choice for ambassador to their planet. Nonetheless, other alien groups look to destroy the Grus and Tesa must make peace with them and save the inhabitants of her adopted homeland.

Storms of Destiny by A.C. Crispin is part of the Exiles of Boq’urain series. A priestess of Boq’urak, Thia has dedicated her life to service. However, once she discovers the unholy truth about the deity, she is banished to a world torn by terror and conflict. There she joins forces with an outcast warrior priest, an enigmatic healer, an enslaved prince, and a bitter spy on a mission to save a troubled realm.

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