WorldCat Identities

Barnes, Steven 1952-

Works: 88 works in 392 publications in 5 languages and 15,899 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Science fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Fantasy fiction  Star Wars fiction  Utopian fiction  Suspense fiction, American  Fantasy fiction, American  Horror fiction  Action and adventure fiction 
Roles: Author, Narrator
Classifications: PS3564.I9, 813.54
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Steven Barnes
Star wars, the Cestus deception by Steven Barnes( Book )

18 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,070 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dispatched by the Republic to the planet Ord Cestus, where deadly battle droids are being manufactured, Obi-Wan Kenobi finds his efforts to keep the droids out of Confederacy hands thwarted by a secret adversary
Casanegra : a Tennyson Hardwick story by Blair Underwood( Book )

11 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 920 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the adventures of Tennyson Hardwick, a handsome, sexy actor and former gigolo, living on the fringes of the good life in Hollywood. This story chronicles the redemption of a prodigal son, combining the glamour of Hollywood with the seedy hopelessness of the inner city. Tennyson struggles to hang on to his acting career and redeem his sexforpay history, which estranged him from his familyespecially his father, a decorated LAPD captain who raised Tennyson to call him "sir." Now, in the wake of his father's sudden stroke, Tennyson has to save himself from taking the fall for the first murder of a female rapper. In the process he discovers his hidden talentsthe hard way. From publisher description
The legacy of Heorot by Larry Niven( Book )

7 editions published between 1985 and 1989 in English and Dutch and held by 902 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Light years from Earth, on Tau Ceti Four, two hundred colonists have created a thriving community, not realizing that they have upset a delicate ecological balance and have unleashed an unbelievable nightmare
Saturn's race by Larry Niven( Book )

12 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 824 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chaz Kato is a citizen of Xanadu, a near-future perfect society hosting the wealthiest men and women on Earth. Kato unwittingly lends his access codes to Lenore Myles, who stumbles upon the grisly truth behind Xanadu's glittering facade. With the interests of the world's wealthiest people at stake and powerful technology at her persuer's fingertips, Lenore is in a race for her life
Dream Park by Larry Niven( Book )

26 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 786 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dream Park: where role-playing games become mortal combat via computer simulations and holograms. Of course, it is vital that Alex Griffin, head of the park's security, check out the dossiers of the game-players. When one of the players is killed, Griffin comes into the game as a replacement to find the real killer
Beowulf's children by Larry Niven( Book )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 760 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The children of Earthmen who colonized part of Avalon decide they can do better and set out to conquer the rest of the planet. But the children of the monsters their parents defeated also think they can do better. A sequel to The Legacy of Heorot
The moon maze game by Larry Niven( Book )

6 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 648 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offered a dream job escorting a teenage heir on a fabulous moon role-playing vacation, Scotty Griffin, a personal security specialist, becomes embroiled in a violent reality game involving armed terrorists, psychological tests, and a large audience
Domino Falls : a novel by Steven Barnes( Book )

5 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 599 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It began on Freak Day - that day no one could explain, when strangers and family members alike went crazy and started biting one another. Some thought the outbreak was caused by a flu shot, others that it was a diet drug gone terribly wrong. All anyone knew is that once you were bitten and went to sleep, you woke up a freak
Achilles' choice by Larry Niven( Book )

11 editions published between 1991 and 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 598 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To be selected as a leader, the athletes used the most advanced medicine: The Boost. Once Boosted, there was burnout. The only way to halt the effects was connection to the Link, the global information network that sustained the world. Only those who won at the Olympics received the Link. But Jillian Shomer dares the system and risks her life to defy the godlike power of Earth's masters
Devil's wake : a novel by Steven Barnes( Book )

6 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 598 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The first book of an exciting new paranormal series from two award-winning authors about what happens when an alien race brings Earth to the brink of the Apocalypse. The husband and wife writing team of Tananarive Due and Steven Barnes continue to achieve extraordinary literary feats with this first book in the exciting new Devil's Wake series. Due's The Living Blood and My Soul to Keep were each named to Publishers Weekly's list of Best Novels of the Year, and both were nominated for the Bram Stoker award. Barnes scored New York Times' bestsellers with The Legacy of Heorot and Star Wars: The Cestus Deception, and he has been nominated for both the Hugo and Cable Ace awards for his work in television. The eeriness of Devil's Wake begins a week after tomorrow. An unprecedented infection has swept across the world, bringing an epidemic of mindless biting attacks from the infected that leave their victims "changed." Society has broken down. The victims are more than mindless zombies. They are the result of a sinister alien life-form in the wake of the aliens' insidious plot, humanity ultimately becomes enmeshed in a brutal struggle for control of its home, planet Earth. Part Dawn of the Dead and part Road Warrior, Devil's Wake is a testimony to courage, friendship, and the power of faith. Horrifying and heartbreaking, exciting and challenging, it is a compelling, brilliant story on the edge of what could be the end of it all"--
The Barsoom project by Larry Niven( Book )

18 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and held by 579 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Haunted by her past encounter in Dream Park, where the horrific special effects became real, Eviane returns to confront her nightmares but gets entangled in a vicious game where she is stalked by a killer
Lion's blood : a novel of slavery and freedom in an alternate America by Steven Barnes( Book )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 546 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a work of alternate history in which the peoples of Africa colonize the Americas, the fates of two families--one Islamic African aristocrats, the other Druidic Irish slaves--collide as two young men, one of each dynasty, confront their world and each other
Great Sky Woman : a novel by Steven Barnes( )

9 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 543 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In prehistoric times, Mount Kilamanjaro is known as Great Sky Mountain to the peace-loving Ibandi people. One day, a boy named Frog Hopping of the Inner Boma clan witnesses a savage invasion by a neighboring clan in which many of his people are captured and enslaved. Now he and T'Cori, a young woman training in the herbal arts, must scale Great Sky Mountain to consult with mighty Father Mountain--for it is only he who can protect their future
The seascape tattoo by Larry Niven( Book )

4 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aros of Azteca, a swordsman, and Neoloth-Pteor, a sorcerer, are deadly enemies who have been fighting for fifteen years. But when the princess Tahlia is kidnapped, Aros must pretend to be a lost princeling and infiltrate the deadliest cabal of necromancers in the world. To save the princess and prevent the most powerful and diabolical spell ever created from destroying the world, he needs Neoloth's help. They can't trust each other. They will betray or kill one another the first chance they get. But each is all the other has. --
In the night of the heat : a Tennyson Hardwick novel by Blair Underwood( Book )

11 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 527 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hoping for a respite as his father slowly recovers from a stroke, Hollywood actor Tennyson Hardwick strives to land decent acting jobs and enjoys a relationship with his new girlfriend, circumstances that affect his perceptions about commitment and responsibility
Great Sky Woman : a novel by Steven Barnes( Book )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirty thousand years ago, in the heart of the African continent and in the shadow of Mount Kilimanjaro, lived the Ibandi. For countless generations they nurtured their ancient tradition, and met survivals daily struggle with quiet faith in their gods. But when brutal intruders arrived from the south, a few brave souls dared the ultimate quest to climb the Great Mountain, seeking answers and a way into the future. This novel follows the adventures of two of the Ibandis chosen ones: TCori, an abandoned girl raised by the powerful and mysterious medicine woman Stillshadow, and Frog Hopping, a boy possessing a gift that is also a curse. Through the years, and on their separate life paths, TCoris and Frogs fates entwine as an inevitable disaster approaches from the southfrom the very god they worship. For as long as there have been mountain, sky, and savannah, there has been a home for the Ibandi. Now, in the face of an enemy beyond anything spoken of even in legend, they must ask their god face-to-face: Do we remain or do we depart?
From Cape Town with love : a Tennyson Hardwick novel by Blair Underwood( Book )

7 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Actor-turned-detective Tennyson Hardwick has solved two high-profile deaths in Hollywood, but nothing has prepared him for a race to save a child?s life"--Page 2 of cover
Shadow Valley by Steven Barnes( )

9 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This mythical tale--a sequel to Barnes' Great Sky Woman--is set in Africa in 28,000 B.C. and follows a tribal leader who must find a new land for her people
Charisma by Steven Barnes( Book )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An experimental technique to teach high-risk children the strategies that will allow them to succeed in life takes a nightmarish turn when it is discovered that the model for the project had a terrifying secret life that has been passed on to the children
Zulu heart by Steven Barnes( Book )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the late nineteenth century in an America colonized by Africa, two men of very different backgrounds become caught in the middle as a rebellion builds toward civil war and divided loyalties threaten to destroy them
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Audience level: 0.19 (from 0.10 for Great Sky ... to 0.31 for Dream Park ...)

Star wars, the Cestus deception
Casanegra : a Tennyson Hardwick storyThe legacy of HeorotSaturn's raceDream ParkBeowulf's childrenThe moon maze gameAchilles' choiceThe Barsoom project
Alternative Names
Barnes, S.

Barnes, Steven Emory 1952-

Steven Barnes Amerikaans scenarioschrijver

Steven Barnes amerikansk manusforfattar

Steven Barnes amerikansk manusförfattare

Steven Barnes amerikansk manusforfatter

Steven Barnes amerikansk manuskriptforfatter

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