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Gregory Benford is an American author of science fiction novels. He writes the Galactic Center series. In addition to writing science fiction, he is also an astrophysicist who is on the faculty of the Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of California, Irvine.

Gregory Benford made his debut as a novelist in 1970 with the novel Deeper Than the Darkness. Below is a list of Gregory Benford’s books in order of when they were originally published:

Publication Order of Galactic Center Books

In the Ocean of Night (1977)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Across the Sea of Suns (1984)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Great Sky River (1987)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Tides of Light (1989)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Furious Gulf (1994)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Sailing Bright Eternity (1995)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Hunger for the Infinite (1999)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Galactic Center Companion (2014)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Bowl Of Heaven Books

(with Larry Niven)

Bowl of Heaven (2012)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Shipstar (2014)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Glorious (2020)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Jupiter Project Books

Jupiter Project (1975)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Against Infinity (1983)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Martian Race Books

The Martian Race (1999)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Sunborn (2005)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Second Foundation Trilogy Books

Foundation's Fear (1997)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Foundation and Chaos (By: Greg Bear) (1998)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Foundation's Triumph (By: David Brin) (2000)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Timescape Books

Timescape (1980)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Rewrite (2018)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of The War Years Books

(with Bill Fawcett)

The Far Stars War (By: Bill Fawcett) (1990)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Siege of Arsita (By: Bill Fawcett) (1991)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Jupiter War (1991)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

The Stars in Shroud (1969)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
If the Stars Are Gods (1974)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Shiva Descending (1980)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Find the Changeling (1980)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Time's Rub (1984)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Artifact (1985)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Beyond The Fall Of Night (1990)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Cosm (1993)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Chiller (1993)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Eater (2000)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Beyond Infinity (2004)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Berlin Project (2017)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Shadows of Eternity (2021)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Short Stories/Novellas

The Final Now (2011)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Grace Immaculate (2011)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Down The River Road (2012)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Backscatter (2013)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Mammoth Dawn (With: Kevin J. Anderson) (2015)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Short Story Collections

In Alien Flesh (1986)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Matter's End (1991)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Worlds Vast and Various (2000)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Immersion & Other Short Novels (2002)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Anomalies (2012)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
New Ball Games for the Future (With: ) (2018)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Anthologies

(with Martin H. Greenberg)

Hitler Victorious (With: Martin H. Greenberg) (1986)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Far Futures (1995)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The New Hugo Winners, Volume IV, 1992-1994 (With: Martin H. Greenberg) (1997)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Far Horizons: All New Tales from the Greatest Worlds of Science Fiction (1999)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Microcosms (2004)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Best of Gregory Benford (2015)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books

Habitats in Space (1998)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Deep Time (1999)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Skylife (2000)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Beyond Human (2003)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Wonderful Future That Never Was: Flying Cars, Mail Delivery by Parachute, and Other Predictions from the Past (2010)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of What Might Have Been Books

(with Martin H. Greenberg)

Alternate Empires (With: Martin H. Greenberg) (1989)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Alternate Heroes (1989)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Alternate Wars (1991)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Alternate Americas (With: Martin H. Greenberg) (1992)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Future Earths Books

(with Kim Stanley Robinson, , Mike Resnick, Vernor Vinge, Bruce Sterling)

Under African Skies (With: Kim Stanley Robinson,,Mike Resnick,Vernor Vinge,Bruce Sterling) (1993)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Under South American Skies (By: Mike Resnick) (1993)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Man-Kzin Wars Books

Man-Kzin Wars III (By: Larry Niven) (1990)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Man-Kzin Wars IV (By: S.M. Stirling) (1991)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Children's Hour (By: S.M. Stirling,Jerry Pournelle) (1991)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Man-Kzin Wars V (By: Jerry Pournelle) (1992)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Man-Kzin Wars VI (With: Mark O. Martin) (1994)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Darker Geometry (1996)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Best of All Possible Wars (By: S.M. Stirling) (1998)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Man-Kzin Wars VIII: Choosing Names (By: Larry Niven) (1998)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Man-Kzin Wars IX (By: Jim Baen) (2001)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The House of the Kzinti (By: Jerry Pournelle) (2002)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Man-Kzin Wars X: The Wunder War (By: Larry Niven) (2003)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Man-Kzin Wars XI (By: Matthew Harrington) (2005)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Destiny's Forge (By: Paul Chafe) (2006)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Man-Kzin Wars XII (By: Larry Niven) (2009)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Man-Kzin Wars XIII (By: Larry Niven) (2012)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Man-Kzin Wars XIV (By: Larry Niven) (2013)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Man-Kzin Wars XV (By: Larry Niven) (2019)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of The Universe of Xuya Books

The Mammoth Book of Best New SF 24 (By: Gardner R. Dozois) (2011)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Carbide Tipped Pens (With: Ben Bova,Aliette Bodard,,Jack McDevitt,Daniel H. Wilson,Liu Cixin) (2014)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of The Year's Best Science Fiction Books

The Year's Best Science Fiction: Third Annual Collection (1986)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Year's Best Science Fiction: Eleventh Annual Collection (1994)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Year's Best Science Fiction: Fourteenth Annual Collection (1997)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Anthology series.Numerous authors.

Publication Order of Uplift Saga Books

Sundiver (1980)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Startide Rising (1983)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Uplift War (1987)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Brightness Reef (1995)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Infinity's Shore (1996)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Heaven's Reach (1998)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Space Opera Renaissance (2006)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Gorilla, My Dreams (2011)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Space Opera Renaissance is an anthology.

Publication Order of Full Spectrum Books

(with , , Lewis Shiner, Kevin J. Anderson, James K. Morrow, Jeff Mariotte, , Jack McDevitt, , , , Nancy Kress, , , , Michael Blumlein, Jeffrey J. Mariotte, , Doug Beason)

Full Spectrum 1 (With: ,,Lewis Shiner,Kevin J. Anderson,James K. Morrow,Jeff Mariotte,,Jack McDevitt,,,,Nancy Kress,,,,Michael Blumlein,Jeffrey J. Mariotte,,Doug Beason) (1988)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Anthologies

The Best Science Fiction of the Year 12(1983)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Third Omni Book of Science Fiction(1985)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Hitler Victorious(1986)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Terry's Universe: Science fiction's finest writers join in honoring the memory of Terry Carr(1987)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Full Spectrum 1(1988)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
After the King(1991)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Murasaki(1992)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Alternate Americas(1992)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Under African Skies(1993)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
War of the Worlds: Global Dispatches(1996)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Year's Best Science Fiction: Fourteenth Annual Collection(1997)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Year's Best SF 2(1997)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The New Hugo Winners, Volume IV, 1992-1994(1997)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Stars: Original Stories Based on the Songs of Janis Ian(2003)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A.I.s(2004)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Year's Best SF 11(2006)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Space Opera Renaissance(2006)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Skiffy and Mimesis: More Best of Asfr: Australian SF Review(2010)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Starship Century: Toward the Grandest Horizon(2013)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Carbide Tipped Pens(2014)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Ex Libris: Stories of Librarians, Libraries, and Lore(2017)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Notes: The Bowl of Heaven series is written with Larry Niven. If the Stars Are Gods and Find the Changeling are co-authored by Gordon Eklund. Shiva Descending is written with William Rotsler. The Heart of the Comet is written with David Brin. Beyond the Fall of Night is co-authored with Arthur C. Clarke. Chiller is written with Sterling Blake. A Darker Geometry was co-authored by Mark O. Martin. Iceborn was co-authored by Paul A. Carter. Mammoth Dawn is written with Kevin J. Anderson. The Jupiter War is written with Bill Fawcett. Man-Kzin Wars VI was created by Larry Niven.Skylife was written with George Zebrowski. Beyond Human was co-authored by Elisabeth Malartre.

Hitler Victorious, Nuclear War, Alternate Empires, Alternate Americas, The New Hugo Winners, Vol. 4 were edited with Martin H. Greenberg. The Best of Gregory Benford was edited with David G. Hartwell. Deeper Than the Darkness was also published as The Stars in Shroud.

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Gregory Benford Synopsis: The Stars in Shroud (originally published as Deeper Than the Darkness) is a standalone novel by Gregory Benford. The alien Quarn strike suddenly at the heart of Earth’s interstellar Empire. Their weapon is a deadly plague – a soul-twisting assault that strips away the veneer of civilization. The psychological illness sends its victims fleeing back a million years to the safety of the ancestral caves. No one knew how the Quarn spread the plague. No one knew why they wanted to destroy humanity. But Captain Ling Sanjen had thought of a way to stop them…

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