Julian May (1931-2017) was an American author of science fiction, fantasy and horror novels, children’s books, and non-fiction books. Her series include the Saga of Pliocene Exile and the Galactic Milieu series. Julian published a fanzine when she was a teenager. She then went on to sell a short story to Astounding Science Fiction. She would later move away from science fiction in order to write children’s, YA and non-fiction books, until she came up with the idea for her Galactic Milieu series.

Julian May made her debut as a published author in 1961 with the non-fiction book Robots and Thinking Machines. Below is a list of Julian May’s books in order of when they were first released:

Publication Order of Pliocene Exiles Books

The Many-Coloured Land(1981) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Golden Torc(1982) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Nonborn King(1983) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Adversary(1984) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Galactic Milieu Books

Intervention(1987) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Jack the Bodiless(1992) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Diamond Mask(1994) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Magnificat(1996) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Trillium Books

Black Trillium(1990) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Blood Trillium(1992) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Golden Trillium(1993) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Sky Trillium(1997) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Rampart World Books

Perseus Spur(1998) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Orion Arm(1999) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Sagittarius Whorl(2001) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Boreal Moon Books

Conqueror's Moon(2003) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Ironcrown Moon(2004) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Sorcerer's Moon(2006) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

Land Beneath the Sea(1971) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Gazeteer of the Hyborian World of Conan(1977) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Frankenstein(1977) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Frankenstein Meets Wolfman(1981) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Creature from the Black Lagoon(1981) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Blob(1982) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Deadly Mantis(1982) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
It Came from Outer Space(1982) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Mummy(1982) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Short Story Collections

The Pliocene Companion(1984) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books

Robots and Thinking Machines(1961) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
There's Adventure in Atomic Energy(2010) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price


Notes: The Gazeteer of the Hyborian World of Conan was written as Lee N. Falconer. The books Frankenstein, Frankenstein Meets Wolfman, Creature from the Black Lagoon, The Blob, The Deadly Mantis, It Came from Outer Space, and The Mummy were written under the pen name Ian Thorne. Black Trillium and Golden Trillium were written with Marion Zimmer Bradley and Andre Norton.

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Julian May Synopsis: The Many-Colored Land is the first novel in the Pliocene Exile series. When a one-way time tunnel to Earth’s distant past, specifically six million B.C., was discovered by the people on the Galactic Milieu, every misfit for light-years around hurried to pass through it. Each sought his own brand of happiness. But none could have guessed what awaited them. Not even in a million years…

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