WorldCat Identities

Dietz, William C.

Works: 158 works in 590 publications in 3 languages and 16,023 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Science fiction  War fiction  Star Wars fiction  Adventure stories, American  Suspense fiction, American  Action and adventure fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Apocalyptic fiction  Paranormal fiction 
Roles: Author, Creator
Classifications: PS3554.I388, 813.54
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by William C Dietz
Halo : the flood by William C Dietz( Book )

25 editions published between 2003 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fleeing the destruction of the planet Reach, the Master Chief and a few human survivors crash-land on Halo, where they race to unravel its secrets in order to gain control of a great source of power before the alien occupiers do
Runner by William C Dietz( Book )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 622 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jake Rebo, an interstellar courier, is assigned the task of delivering a future religious leader to his people, a mission complicated by would-be assassins and by a young woman possessing the secret to instantaneous travel between star systems
DeathDay by William C Dietz( Book )

9 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in English and held by 604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jack Manning must choose between safety and the resistance movement that works against the Sauron, an alien race that enslaved humans
EarthRise by William C Dietz( Book )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2016 in English and held by 529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"It took three days for the Saurons to destroy the great cities fo the world, wrapping the earth in a blanket of fire and ash. More than three billion people perished under the alien assault. But the invaders stopped short of complete annihilation. They needed survivors. They needed slaves."--Jacket
Andromeda's fall : a novel of the Legion of the Damned by William C Dietz( Book )

9 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Having stopped a mutiny against Earth's government, General Bill Booly and his troops face an even greater challenge: a battle for the future of every living being in the universe, against a fanatical human and his killer technology
When duty calls by William C Dietz( Book )

10 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in English and held by 497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As Captain Antonio Santana and his crew of biobods and cyborgs confront overwhelming odds in the war with the Ramanthian, his true love, diplomat Christine Vanderveen must deal with growing shortages of supplies, treacherous allies, emotional upheaval, and the charismatic new president of the Clone Republic
Star wars. soldier for the empire by William C Dietz( Book )

2 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kyle Katarn is a decorated graduate from the Imperial Military Academy who would forfeit his very life for the Empire. But he wouldn't forfeit his father's life, and that's what the Empire has taken. Kyle is willing to do anything to avenge his father's death which is what the Rebel Alliance is counting on
When all seems lost by William C Dietz( Book )

12 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The national bestselling author of For More Than Glory and For Those Who Fell presents a thrilling new novel of The Legion of the Damned-dispatched on a mission that will determine humanity's future in a galaxy full of unpredictable enemies ... As interstellar war rages, the President of the Confederacy is captured by the Ramanthian enemy. But the aliens don't realize the prize they have taken, since, at the suggestion of young diplomat Christine Vanderveen, all the captives have agreed to hide his identity. Then the prisoners are taken to a brutal slave labor camp-and Vanderveen is concerned that there may be some among them tempted to reveal the ruse. Determined to protect the President, she must face down opposition, both alien and human, all the while hoping for rescue. And rescue is on the way-an unauthorized effort, organized by General Bill Booly, manned by a team of volunteers with nothing to lose-and headed by Captain Antonio Santana, Vanderveen's former lover, who must try to set aside his personal feelings for the sake of the mission
At empire's edge by William C Dietz( Book )

10 editions published between 2009 and 2017 in English and held by 457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the national bestselling author of When Duty Calls, the first book in an exciting new science fiction duology. In a far-distant future, the Uman Empire has spread to the stars and beyond, conquering and colonizing worlds, ruling with a benevolent-but iron-fist. The Pax Umana reigns, and all is well. But on one planet, the remnants of a violent, shape-shifting race called the Sagathis are confined, kept captive by xeno-cops, who have been bio-engineered to be able to see through their guises. Still, sometimes one manages to escape. Zak Cato is a xeno-cop. He's returning a fugitive Sagathi when things go horribly wrong. Cato- the only survivor after the rest of his men are slaughtered-must now figure out who betrayed them and bring the alien in, whatever the cost
For those who fell by William C Dietz( Book )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in English and held by 440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After their battleship is destroyed, the Confederacy searches for a new home planet for its government, and chooses to settle on the planet Algeron, despite the objections of the Algeron natives
Logos run by William C Dietz( Book )

9 editions published between 2006 and 2016 in English and held by 428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Making good on a promise to a dead man, Rebo must deliver an AI known as Logos to a mysterious backwater planet. Once there, Logos will be capable of restoring the system of star gates that once knitted the settled worlds together. But as the Techno Society wars with murderous antitechnics, Rebo gets caught in the middle-and all he can do is run."--Publisher description
Star Wars. Jedi Knight by William C Dietz( Book )

5 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Kyle Katarn, Rebel agent and novice Jedi, has juist returned form his covert operation to find the location of the Valley of the Jedi. He knows that the evil Jerec, a dark Jedi with designs on the Empire's throne, knows where the valley is too. Upon returning to the Alliance, and with the support of Luke Skywalker, Kyle offers to find the Valley and stop the oncoming Imperial invasion--and, at last, fulfill his destiny as a Jedi"--Back cover
Star wars. rebel agent by William C Dietz( Book )

7 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After Kyle's father, Morgan Katarn, discovers the Valley of the Jedi, he passes along a description of it to a Jedi named Rahn, who falls into the hands of Jerec the Dark Jedi, who uses the information to steal information to use on the Dark Side
Andromeda's choice : a novel of the Legion of the Damned by William C Dietz( Book )

10 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Andromeda McKee rebuilt her life in the violent embrace of the Legion of the Damned in the days when cyborgs were first being introduced. Now she must choose between her conscience and her desire for vengeance ... In a different world, Lady Catherine "Cat" Carletto would never have left her pampered life behind. But when Princess Ophelia became Empress Ophelia in a coup that claimed the lives of the princess's brother and all who supported him, including the Carletto family, Cat had to hide-or die. She became Legionnaire Andromeda McKee, and now she's a battle-scarred veteran who knows how to kill. Summoned to Earth to receive the Imperial Order of Merit from the empress herself, Andromeda learns that she isn't the sole surviving Carletto-her uncle Rex is not only still alive but also the leader of a resistance group determined to overthrow Ophelia. Caught up in a web of intrigue, Andromeda realizes that the moment is coming when her revenge will be at hand. But will she be able to act, or will she be betrayed by those she has come to trust? "--
For more than glory by William C Dietz( Book )

11 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in English and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the aftermath of an interstellar war, General Bill Booly and his team are unaware that a new revolution is brewing on the remote planet of LaNor, where a career Legionnaire with a talent for bucking authority and an ambitious but inexperienced diplomat must defend the world against a web of terrorism that threatens the entire Confederacy
Andromeda's war : a novel of the Legion of the Damned by William C Dietz( Book )

13 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Now a platoon leader, Legionnaire Andromeda McKee seems to have successfully left behind her true identity of Lady Catherine "Cat" Carletto, one of the last two surviving members of the Carletto family targeted for death by Empress Ophelia. After failing at her one shot at vengeance, Andromeda had been questioning her own resolve. But now her uncle has been killed in a government raid back on Earth, leaving her as the last Carletto standing--and the family's only chance for justice ... A chance that comes when the empress's ship crashes on a hostile planet and Andromeda is assigned to head up the rescue mission. As a legionnaire, Andromeda McKee has countless kills under her belt. But when faced with her greatest enemy, it will be Cat Carletto who has to pull the trigger on the one who really matters
A fighting chance by William C Dietz( Book )

14 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in English and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The author of When Duty Calls brings the long-running Legion of the Damned saga to an explosive conclusion. Earth has fallen. And the men, women, and cyborgs of the Confederacy must dig deep within their warrior hearts to make one final stand against an alien aggressor ..."--Page [2] of jacket
Legion of the damned by William C Dietz( Book )

14 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the future, the terminally ill can prolong life by surrendering their consciousness to a cybernetic life form that is then recruited into the notorious Legion of the Damned, an elite fighting unit charged with protecting humanity. Original
Redzone by William C Dietz( Book )

4 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Police detective Cassandra Lee's investigation of a murderer killing police officers is interrupted when she receives a letter from her long-lost mother that draws her into a dangerous, lawless zone inhabited by mutants
Deadeye by William C Dietz( Book )

12 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the year 2038, an act of bioengineered terrorism decimated humanity. Those who survived were either completely unaffected or developed horrible mutations. Across the globe, nations are now divided between areas populated by "norms" and lands run by "mutants"... Detective Cassandra Lee of Los Angeles's Special Investigative Section has built a fierce reputation taking down some of the city's most notorious criminals. But the serial cop killer known as Bonebreaker, who murdered Lee's father, is still at large. Officially, she's too personally involved to work on the Bonebreaker case. Unofficially, she's going to hunt him to the ends of the earth. In the meantime, duty calls when the daughter of Bishop Screed, head of the Church of Human Purity, is kidnapped by mutants and taken into the red zone to be used for breeding. Assigned to rescue her, Lee must trust her new partner, mutant lawman Deputy Ras Omo, to guide her not only through the unfamiliar territory but through the prejudicial divisions between mutants and norms
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Halo : the flood
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Alternative Names
Dietz, Bill

Dietz, Bill 1945-

Dietz, William Corey 1945-

Ditt︠s︡, Uilʹi︠a︡m

William C. Dietz

William C. Dietz Amerikaans romanschrijver

William C. Dietz escritor estadounidense

William C. Dietz US-amerikanischer Autor

William Dietz écrivain américain

Уилям Дийц

디츠, 윌리엄 C

ディーツ, ウィリアム・C


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