Stephen Baxter
Stephen Baxter is a British author of hard science fiction and alternate history novels. He writes the Xeelee Sequence, Destiny’s Children, NASA Trilogy, Manifold Trilogy, Mammoth Trilogy, Time Odyssey (with Arthur C. Clarke), Time’s Tapestry, Long Earth (with Terry Pratchett) and Proxima series. Baxter earned his degree in mathematics from Cambridge University, his doctorate degree in engineering from Southampton University and his MBA from Henley Management College. Before becoming an author full-time (in 1995), he taught math, physics and IT. Stephen lives in Prestwood, England.

Stephen Baxter became a published author in 1985 with the non-fiction book Deep Future. His fiction writing career began in 1991 when he began the Xeelee Sequence with Raft. Below is a list of Stephen Baxter’s books in order of when they were originally released:

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Publication Order of A Time Odyssey Books

(with Arthur C. Clarke)

Publication Order of Adventures of the Second Doctor Books

Doctor Who: Fear of the Daleks (By: Nicholas Briggs) (2007)Description / Buy at
The Wheel of Ice (2012)Description / Buy at
Doctor WhoThe Morton Legacy (By: Justin Richards) (2017)Description / Buy at

Publication Order of Anti-Ice Books

Publication Order of Destiny's Children Books

Publication Order of Évolution Books

Publication Order of Flood Books

Publication Order of Imaginings Books

Colder Greyer Stones (By: Tanith Lee) (2012)Description / Buy at
Last and First Contacts (2012)Description / Buy at
Stories from the Northern Road (By: Tony Ballantyne) (2012)Description / Buy at
Objects in Dreams (By: Lisa Tuttle) (2012)Description / Buy at
Microcosmos (By: Nina Allan) (2013)Description / Buy at
Feast and Famine (By: Adrian Tchaikovsky) (2013)Description / Buy at
Twember (By: Steve Tem) (2013)Description / Buy at
Strange Visitors (By: Eric Brown) (2014)Description / Buy at
Saint Rebor (By: Adam Roberts) (2015)Description / Buy at
Sleeps With Angels (By: Dave Hutchinson) (2015)Description / Buy at
The Light Warden (By: Liz Williams) (2015)Description / Buy at
Mementoes (By: Keith Brooke) (2016)Description / Buy at

Publication Order of Jones & Bennet Books

The Paradox Conspiracy (2015)Description / Buy at

Publication Order of Long Earth Books

(with Terry Pratchett)

The Long Earth (2012)Description / Buy at
The Long War (2013)Description / Buy at
The Long Mars (2014)Description / Buy at
The Long Utopia (2015)Description / Buy at
The Long Cosmos (2016)Description / Buy at

Publication Order of Mammoth Books

Publication Order of Manifold Books

Publication Order of NASA Trilogy Books

Publication Order of Northland Books

Publication Order of Proxima Books

Publication Order of The Medusa Chronicles Books

(with Alastair Reynolds)

The Medusa Chronicles (With: Alastair Reynolds) (2016)Description / Buy at

Publication Order of The Web - 2027 Books

Gulliverzone (1997)Description / Buy at
Dreamcastle (By: Stephen Bowkett) (1997)Description / Buy at
Untouchable (By: Eric Brown) (1997)Description / Buy at
Spiderbite (By: Graham Joyce) (1997)Description / Buy at
Lightstorm (By: Peter F. Hamilton) (1997)Description / Buy at
Sorceress (By: Maggie Furey) (1997)Description / Buy at

Publication Order of Time's Tapestry Books

Publication Order of World Engines Books

Publication Order of Xeelee Sequence Books

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

The Time Ships (1995)Description / Buy at
Reality Dust (2000)Description / Buy at
The Light of Other Days (With: Arthur C. Clarke) (2000)Description / Buy at
Omegatropic (2001)Description / Buy at
The H-Bomb Girl (2007)Description / Buy at
Cilia-of-Gold (2007)Description / Buy at
The Massacre of Mankind (2017)Description / Buy at
Galaxias (2021)Description / Buy at
The Thousand Earths (2022)Description / Buy at

Publication Order of Collections

(with Eric Brown)

Traces (1998)Description / Buy at
The Hunters of Pangaea (2004)Description / Buy at
Universes (2013)Description / Buy at
Project Clio (2016)Description / Buy at
The Spacetime Pit Plus Two (With: Eric Brown) (2018)Description / Buy at

Publication Order of Short Stories/Novellas

Moon Six (1997)Description / Buy at
The Gravity Mine (2000)Description / Buy at
On the Orion Line (2000)Description / Buy at
The Ghost Pit (2001)Description / Buy at
Last Contact (2007)Description / Buy at
Vacuum Lad (2010)Description / Buy at
The Martian in the Wood (2017)Description / Buy at

Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books

Deep Future (1985)Description / Buy at
Hardyware: The Art of David A. Hardy (With: Chris Morgan,David A. Hardy) (2001)Description / Buy at
Revolutions In The Earth (2004)Description / Buy at
Ages in Chaos (2004)Description / Buy at
The Science of Avatar (2010)Description / Buy at

Publication Order of The Web - 2028 Books

Webcrash (1998)Description / Buy at
Cydonia (By: Ken MacLeod) (1998)Description / Buy at
Spindrift (By: Maggie Furey) (1998)Description / Buy at
Computopia (By: James Lovegrove) (1998)Description / Buy at
Avatar (By: Pat Cadigan) (1998)Description / Buy at
Walkabout (By: Eric Brown) (1998)Description / Buy at
The Web: 2028 (With: Pat Cadigan,Ken MacLeod,James Lovegrove,Eric Brown,Maggie Furey,Simon Spanton) (1999)Description / Buy at

Publication Order of Zenith: The Best in New British Science Fiction Books

(with Lisa Tuttle, Garry Douglas Kilworth, Michael Moorcock, Storm Constantine, Brian M. Stableford, Ian Macdonald, Colin Greenland, Eric Brown, John Gribbin, David S. Garnett, Simon D. Ings, Jojo Bling, Elizabeth Sourbut)

Zenith (By: Lisa Tuttle,David S. Garnett,Elizabeth Sourbut) (1989)Description / Buy at
Zenith 2: The Best In New British Science Fiction (With: Lisa Tuttle,Garry Douglas Kilworth,Michael Moorcock,Storm Constantine,Brian M. Stableford,Ian Macdonald,Colin Greenland,Eric Brown,John Gribbin,David S. Garnett,Simon D. Ings,Jojo Bling) (1989)Description / Buy at

Publication Order of Solaris Rising Anthology Books

Solaris Rising (With: Pat Cadigan,Mike Resnick,Lavie Tidhar,Ken MacLeod,Peter F. Hamilton,Ian Watson,Eric Brown,Adam Roberts,Paul Di Filippo,Alastair Reynolds,Tricia Sullivan,Ian Whates,Richard Salter) (2011)Description / Buy at
Solaris Rising 1.5 (By: Paul Cornell,Tanith Lee,Mike Resnick,Aliette de Bodard,Adam Roberts,Paul Di Filippo,Ian Whates,Gareth L. Powell,Sarah Lotz,Philip Vine) (2012)Description / Buy at
Solaris Rising 2 (By: Kristine Kathryn Rusch,Paul Cornell,Liz Williams,James Lovegrove,Robert Reed,Eugie Foster,Nancy Kress,Nick Harkaway,Norman Spinrad,Vandana Singh,Kim Lakin-Smith,Ian Whates,Paul Cornell, Jr.,Kay Kenyon,Adrian Tchaikovsky,Martin Sketchley,Allan Steele) (2013)Description / Buy at
Solaris Rising 3 (By: Rachel Swirsky,Aliette de Bodard,George Zebrowski,Ian Watson,Adam Roberts,Tony Ballantyne,Julie E. Czerneda,Alex Dally MacFarlane,Benjamin Rosenbaum,Ian R. MacLeod,Sean Williams,Chris Beckett,Ken Liu,Nina Allan,Ian Whates,Cat Sparks,Gareth L. Powell,Benjanun Sriduangkaew,Martin Sketchley,Laura Lam) (2014)Description / Buy at

Publication Order of The Lovecraft Squad Books

All Hallows Horror (By: Stephen Jones,John Llewellyn Probert) (2017)Description / Buy at
Waiting (With: Brian Hodge,Kim Newman,Steve Tem,Michael Marshall Smith,Stephen Jones,Angela Slatter,Richard Gavin,Peter Atkins,Reggie Oliver,Jay Russell,Thana Nivero) (2017)Description / Buy at
Dreaming (With: Brian Hodge,Kim Newman,Michael Marshall Smith,Lisa Morton,Stephen Jones,Angela Slatter,Lynda E. Rucker,John Llewellyn Probert,Reggie Oliver,Sean Hogan) (2018)Description / Buy at
Rising (By: Stephen Jones) (2020)Description / Buy at

Publication Order of Anthologies

Zenith 2: The Best In New British Science Fiction(1989)Description / Buy at
The Year's Best Science Fiction: Eleventh Annual Collection(1993)Description / Buy at
Asimov's Science Fiction, June 1994(1994)Description / Buy at
Shakespearean Whodunnits(1997)Description / Buy at
Asimov's Science Fiction, May 1997(1997)Description / Buy at
Year's Best SF 2(1997)Description / Buy at
Dark Terrors 4(1998)Description / Buy at
Bending the Landscape: Science Fiction(1998)Description / Buy at
Nanotech(1998)Description / Buy at
The Ant-Men of Tibet and Other Stories(1999)Description / Buy at
Year's Best SF 4(1999)Description / Buy at
Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine, July 1999(1999)Description / Buy at
Asimov's Science Fiction, April 2000(2000)Description / Buy at
Year's Best SF 5(2000)Description / Buy at
Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine, October/November 2000(2000)Description / Buy at
Futures(2001)Description / Buy at
Space Soldiers(2001)Description / Buy at
Starlight 3(2001)Description / Buy at
Asimov's Science Fiction: August 2001, Vol. 25, No. 8(2001)Description / Buy at
The Mammoth Book Of Science Fiction(2002)Description / Buy at
Dark Terrors 6(2002)Description / Buy at
Stars: Original Stories Based on the Songs of Janis Ian(2003)Description / Buy at
The Hard SF Renaissance(2003)Description / Buy at
A.I.s(2004)Description / Buy at
The Anthology at the End of the Universe: Leading Science Fiction Authors on Douglas Adams' The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy(2005)Description / Buy at
The War of the Worlds: Fresh Perspectives(2005)Description / Buy at
The Mammoth Book of Extreme Science Fiction(2006)Description / Buy at
The Year's Best Science Fiction: Twenty-Third Annual Collection(2006)Description / Buy at
Year's Best SF 11(2006)Description / Buy at
The Space Opera Renaissance(2006)Description / Buy at
Forbidden Planets(2006)Description / Buy at
The Solaris Book of New Science Fiction(2007)Description / Buy at
Fast Forward 1: Future Fiction from the Cutting Edge(2007)Description / Buy at
The Year's Best Science Fiction: Twenty-Fourth Annual Collection(2007)Description / Buy at
Year's Best SF 13(2008)Description / Buy at
Sideways In Crime(2008)Description / Buy at
The Mammoth Book of Best New SF 21(2008)Description / Buy at
The Mammoth Book of Best New SF 22(2008)Description / Buy at
Golden Age SF(2009)Description / Buy at
The Mammoth Book of Mindblowing SF(2009)Description / Buy at
Steampunk II: Steampunk Reloaded(2010)Description / Buy at
Asimov's Science Fiction, June 2010(2010)Description / Buy at
Masked(2010)Description / Buy at
Starship Vectors(2010)Description / Buy at
The Year's Best Science Fiction: Twenty-Ninth Annual Collection(2012)Description / Buy at
Flotsam Fantastique: The Souvenir Book of World Fantasy Convention 2013(2013)Description / Buy at
Multiverse(2014)Description / Buy at
The Year's Best Science Fiction: Thirty-First Annual Collection(2014)Description / Buy at
Sci-Fi: Days of Fear and Wonder(2014)Description / Buy at
Darker Terrors 7(2016)Description / Buy at
Bridging Infinity(2016)Description / Buy at
Fables from the Fountain(2018)Description / Buy at
Infinity's End(2018)Description / Buy at
Scarlet Traces(2019)Description / Buy at
Stories of Hope and Wonder: In Support of UK's Healthcare Workers(2020)Description / Buy at
The 2020 Look at Mars Fiction Book(2020)Description / Buy at
The 2020 Look at Space Opera Book(2020)Description / Buy at
Burning Brightly(2021)Description / Buy at
Collision: Stories From the Science of CERN(2023)Description / Buy at
Life Beyond Us(2023)Description / Buy at

Notes: Silverhair was also published under the title Mammoth. The Time Odyssey series and the novel The Light of Other Days were written with Arthur C. Clarke. The Long Earth series was written by Terry Pratchett. The Sekret Machines series is a sequel to A Meeting with Medusa by Arthur C. Clarke.

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Stephen Baxter Synopsis: The Wheel of Ice is a new Doctor Who adventure by Stephen Baxter starring the Second Doctor. The wheel is a ring ofice and metal that rotates around a moon of Saturn. It is home to a troubled mining colony that supplies to Earth. Some of the troubles include equipment that doesn’t work and an increasing number of thefts. Once the Doctor and companions Jamie and Zoe get to the Wheel, they are suspected as being part of the ongoing sabotage. They are now in the middle of a mystery that goes back to the beginning of the solar system; one that could destroy the Wheel… and them with it.

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