Alan Dean Foster
Alan Dean Foster is an American author of science fiction and fantasy novels. He is the creator of the Humanx Commonwealth universe and Spellsinger series. Foster is also known for writing novelizations and movie tie-ins for films and film series such as Star Wars, Star Trek, Alien, Transformers, The Thing and many others. Foster lives in Prescott, Arizona with his wife.

Alan Dean Foster became a published author in 1972 with the novel The Tar-Aiym Krang, beginning his Pip & Flinx series (part of the Humanx Commonwealth universe). Below is a list of Alan Dean Foster’s books in order of when they were originally released:

Publication Order of Pip & Flinx Books

The Tar-Aiym Krang (1972)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Bloodhype (1973)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
The End of the Matter (1977)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Orphan Star (1977)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
For Love of Mother-Not (1983)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Flinx in Flux (1988)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Mid-Flinx (1995)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Reunion (2001)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Flinx's Folly (2002)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Sliding Scales (2004)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Running from the Deity (2005)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Trouble Magnet (2006)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Patrimony (2007)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Flinx Transcendent (2009)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Strange Music (2018)Amazon UK | Amazon.com

Chronological Order of Pip & Flinx Books

For Love of Mother-Not(1983)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
The Tar-Aiym Krang(1972)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Orphan Star(1977)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
The End of the Matter(1977)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Flinx in Flux(1988)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Mid-Flinx(1995)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Reunion(2001)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Flinx's Folly(2002)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Sliding Scales(2004)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Running from the Deity(2005)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Bloodhype(1973)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Trouble Magnet(2006)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Patrimony(2007)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Flinx Transcendent(2009)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Strange Music(2018)Amazon UK | Amazon.com

Publication Order of Icerigger Books

Icerigger (1974)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Mission to Moulokin (1979)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
The Deluge Drivers (1987)Amazon UK | Amazon.com

Publication Order of Star Trek: The Animated Books

Star Trek Log One (1974)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Star Trek Log Two (1974)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Star Trek Log Three (1974)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Star Trek Log Four (1975)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Star Trek Log Five (1975)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Star Trek Log Six (1976)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Star Trek Log Seven (1976)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Star Trek Log Eight (1976)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Star Trek Log Nine (1977)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Star Trek Log Ten (1978)Amazon UK | Amazon.com

Publication Order of Humanx Commonwealth Books

Midworld (1975)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Cachalot (1980)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Nor Crystal Tears (1982)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Voyage to the City of the Dead (1984)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Sentenced to Prism (1985)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
The Howling Stones (1997)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Drowning World (2003)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Quofum (2008)Amazon UK | Amazon.com

Chronological Order of Humanx Commonwealth Books

Nor Crystal Tears(1982)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Voyage to the City of the Dead(1984)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Midworld(1975)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Drowning World(2003)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Quofum(2008)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
The Howling Stones(1997)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Sentenced to Prism(1985)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Cachalot(1980)Amazon UK | Amazon.com

Publication Order of Star Wars Books

Star Wars: From the Adventures of Luke Skywalker (1976)Amazon UK | Amazon.com

Publication Order of With Friends...Books

With Friends Like These... (1977)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
...Who Needs Enemies? (1984)Amazon UK | Amazon.com

Publication Order of Alien Movie Books

Alien (1979)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Aliens (1986)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Alien³ (1992)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Alien Resurrection (By: A.C. Crispin) (1997)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Alien: Covenant (2017)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Alien: Covenant Origins (2017)Amazon UK | Amazon.com

Publication Order of Spellsinger Books

Spellsinger (1983)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
The Hour of the Gate (1984)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
The Day of the Dissonance (1984)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
The Moment of the Magician (1984)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
The Paths of the Perambulator (1985)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
The Time of the Transference (1986)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Son of Spellsinger (1993)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Chorus Skating (1994)Amazon UK | Amazon.com

Publication Order of The Damned Books

A Call to Arms (1991)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
The False Mirror (1992)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
The Spoils of War (1993)Amazon UK | Amazon.com

Publication Order of Angel Cardenas Books

Montezuma Strip (1995)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
The Mocking Program (2002)Amazon UK | Amazon.com

Publication Order of Dinotopia Books

(with Peter David)

Dinotopia: A Land Apart from Time (By: James Gurney) (1992)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Dinotopia Audio Adventure (By: James Gurney) (1992)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Dinotopia: The World Beneath (By: James Gurney) (1995)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
River Quest (By: John Vornholt) (1995)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Dinotopia Lost (1996)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Sabertooth Mountain (By: John Vornholt) (1996)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
The Maze (By: Peter David) (1998)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
The Hand of Dinotopia (1999)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Dinotopia: First Flight (By: James Gurney) (1999)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Dolphin Watch (By: John Vornholt) (2002)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Dinotopia: Journey to Chandara (By: James Gurney) (2007)Amazon UK | Amazon.com

Publication Order of Journeys of the Catechist Books

Carnivores of Light and Darkness (1998)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Into the Thinking Kingdoms (1999)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
A Triumph of Souls (2000)Amazon UK | Amazon.com

Publication Order of Founding of the Commonwealth Books

Phylogenesis (1999)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Dirge (2000)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Diuturnity's Dawn (2002)Amazon UK | Amazon.com

Publication Order of Taken Trilogy Books

Lost and Found (2004)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
The Light-Years Beneath My Feet (2005)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
The Candle of Distant Earth (2006)Amazon UK | Amazon.com

Publication Order of Transformers Books

Transformers: Ghosts of Yesterday (2007)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Transformers (2007)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Transformers: The Veiled Threat (2009)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (2009)Amazon UK | Amazon.com

Publication Order of Star Trek Books

Star Trek (2009)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Star Trek Into Darkness (2013)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
The Unsettling Stars (2020)Amazon UK | Amazon.com

Publication Order of Tipping Point Books

The Human Blend (2010)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Body, Inc. (2012)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
The Sum of Her Parts (2012)Amazon UK | Amazon.com

Publication Order of Countless Worlds Books

Oshenerth (2015)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
The Taste of Different Dimensions (2019)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
The Flavors of Other Worlds (2019)Amazon UK | Amazon.com

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

Luana (1974)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Dark Star (1974)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
The Black Hole (1979)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Outland (1981)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Clash of the Titans (1981)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
The Thing (1982)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
The Man Who Used the Universe (1983)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Krull (1983)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
The I Inside (1984)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Shadowkeep (1984)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Starman (1984)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
The Last Starfighter (1984)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Slipt (1984)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Pale Rider (1985)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Into the Out of (1986)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Glory Lane (1987)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Maori (1988)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Outer Heat (1988)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
To the Vanishing Point (1988)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Alien Nation (1988)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Codgerspace (1989)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Quozl (1989)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Cyber Way (1990)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Cat-a-Lyst (1991)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Greenthieves (1994)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Design for Great-Day (1995)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
The Dig (1995)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Parallelities (1995)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Life Form (1995)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Voyage of the Basset (1996)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Jed the Dead (1997)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Kingdoms of Light (2001)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Interlopers (2001)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Primal Shadows (2001)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
The Chronicles of Riddick (2004)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Sagramanda (2006)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Terminator Salvation (2009)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
The Deavys (2016)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Relic (2018)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Madrenga (2020)Amazon UK | Amazon.com

Publication Order of Short Stories/Novellas

The Horror on the Beach (1978)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Box of Oxen (2011)Amazon UK | Amazon.com

Publication Order of Short Story Collections

The Metrognome and Other Stories (1990)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Mad Amos (1996)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Impossible Places (2002)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Exceptions to Reality (2008)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Resistance Front (2011)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
The Compleat Mad Amos (2018)Amazon UK | Amazon.com

Publication Order of Graphic Novels

Smart Dragons, Foolish Elves (1991)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Sir Charles Barkley and the Referee Murders (1993)Amazon UK | Amazon.com

Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books

Animated Features and Silly Symphonies (1980)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Predators I Have Known (2011)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
The Phisher (2012)Amazon UK | Amazon.com

Publication Order of Alien Books

Alien StarSwarm (By: Robert Sheckley) (1991)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Alien: The Cold Forge (By: Alex White) (2018)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Alien: Echo (By: Mira Grant) (2019)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Alien: Isolation (By: Keith R.A. DeCandido) (2019)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Alien: Prototype (By: Tim Waggoner) (2019)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Aliens: Phalanx (By: Scott Sigler) (2020)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Into Charybdis (By: Alex White) (2021)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Aliens: Infiltrator (By: Weston Ochse) (2021)Amazon UK | Amazon.com

Publication Order of UFO Anthology Books

Unidentified Funny Objects (2012)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Unidentified Funny Objects 2 (2013)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Unidentified Funny Objects 3 (2014)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Funny Science Fiction (2015)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Unidentified Funny Objects 4 (2015)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Funny Fantasy (2016)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Unidentified Funny Objects 5 (2016)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Funny Horror (2017)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Unidentified Funny Objects 6 (2017)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Unidentified Funny Objects 7 (2018)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Unidentified Funny Objects 8 (2020)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Anthology series.

Publication Order of Infinite Stars Books

Infinite Stars (2017)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Infinite Stars: Dark Frontiers (2019)Amazon UK | Amazon.com

Publication Order of Laksa Anthology Books

Strangers Among Us: Tales of the Underdogs and Outcasts (2016)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
The Sum of Us: Tales of the Bonded and Bound (2017)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Where the Stars Rise: Asian Science Fiction and Fantasy (2017)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Shades Within Us: Tales of Migrations and Fractured Borders (2018)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Seasons Between Us: Tales of Identities and Memories (2021)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Anthology series.

Publication Order of Star Wars: Novelizations Books

(with Terry Brooks, Matthew Woodring Stover)

A New Hope (1976)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
The Phantom Menace (By: Terry Brooks) (1999)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Revenge of the Sith (By: Matthew Woodring Stover) (2005)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
The Force Awakens (2015)Amazon UK | Amazon.com

Publication Order of Alien Nation Books

Alien Nation (1988)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Dark Horizon (By: K.W. Jeter) (1993)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Body and Soul (By: Peter David) (1993)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
The Change (By: Barry B. Longyear) (1994)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Slag Like Me (By: Barry B. Longyear) (1994)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Extreme Prejudice (By: L.A. Graf) (1995)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Cross of Blood (By: K.W. Jeter) (1995)Amazon UK | Amazon.com

Publication Order of Star Wars Legends Books

A New Hope Novelization (1976)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Splinter of the Mind's Eye (1978)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
The Courtship of Princess Leia (1994)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
The Truce at Bakura (1994)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
The Lando Calrissian Adventures (1994)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Children of the Jedi (1995)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Tales from the Mos Eisley Cantina (1995)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Darksaber (1995)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
The New Rebellion (1996)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Planet of Twilight (1997)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Tales from the Empire (1997)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
I, Jedi (1998)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Tales from the New Republic (1999)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Rogue Planet (2000)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
The Approaching Storm (2002)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Cloak of Deception (2002)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
The Dangerous Games (2002)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
A Forest Apart (2003)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Tatooine Ghost (2003)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Jango Fett vs. the Razor Eaters (2003)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Legacy of the Jedi (2003)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
The Ruins of Dantooine (2003)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Survivor's Quest (2004)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Labyrinth of Evil (2005)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Outbound Flight (2006)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Dark Lord: The Rise of Darth Vader (2006)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Allegiance (2007)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Death Star (2007)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
The Life and Legend of Obi-Wan Kenobi (2008)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
The Life of Luke Skywalker (2009)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Millennium Falcon (2009)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Crisis on Coruscant , #4) (2010)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Crosscurrent (2010)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Fire Ring Race (2010)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Shinbone Showdown (2010)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Death Troopers (2010)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Choices of One (2011)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Shadow Games (2011)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Riptide (2011)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Knight Errant (2011)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Shadows of the Empire (2011)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Lost Tribe of the Sith (2012)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Winner Lose All (2012)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Scourge (2012)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
The Wrath of Darth Maul (2012)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Red Harvest (2012)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Darth Plagueis (2012)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Scoundrels (2013)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
The Last Jedi (2013)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Kenobi (2013)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Crucible (2013)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Dawn of the Jedi (2013)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Lockdown: Star Wars Legends (2015)Amazon UK | Amazon.com

Publication Order of Star Trek Fotonovel Books

The City on the Edge of Forever (By: Harlan Ellison) (1977)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
The Trouble with Tribbles (By: David Gerrold) (1977)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
All Our Yesterdays (By: ) (1978)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
A Taste of Armageddon (By: ) (1978)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Metamorphosis (By: ) (1978)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
The Galileo 7 (By: ) (1978)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
A Piece of the Action (By: ) (1978)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Day of the Dove (By: ) (1978)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Amok Time (By: Theodore Sturgeon) (1978)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Star Trek: The Motion Picture (With: ) (1980)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Star Trek II: The Wrath Of Khan (By: ) (1982)Amazon UK | Amazon.com

Publication Order of Anthologies

Smart Dragons, Foolish Elves(1991)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Betcha Can't Read Just One(1993)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Superheroes(1995)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
The Children of Cthulhu: Chilling New Tales Inspired by H.P. Lovecraft(2003)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Untold Adventures(2011)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Dead Man's Hand(2014)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Here Be Merfolk(2019)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Infinite Stars: Dark Frontiers(2019)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Short Things(2020)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Gilded Glass: Twisted Myths and Shattered Fairy Tales(2022)Amazon UK | Amazon.com

Notes: Voyage of the Basset is by James C. Christensen with collaborations from Foster and Renwick St. James. Design for Great-Day was co-authored by Eric Frank Russell. Star Wars was ghostwritten by Foster, credited to Star Wars creator George Lucas. Betcha Can’t Read Just One was co-edited with Martin H. Greenberg. The Phisher was co-authored by Alex Sam.

Untold Adventures: Dungeons & Dragons also contains contributions from Kevin J. Anderson, Jay Lake, Mike Resnick, Mark Sehestedt, John Shirley and Lisa Smedman. Resistance Front, Vol. 1 also includes stories by R.J. Astruc, Miles Cressman, Harlan Ellison, Keri Knutson, Laurie Laliberte, Douglas Lane, Mike Lewis, James Conroyd Martin, Dwaipayan Regmi, Richard Roberts, Bernard Schaffer, Joshua Unruh and Natasha Whearity.

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