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Kevin J. Anderson

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Kevin J. Anderson is the author of more than 165 books, 56 of which have appeared on national or international bestseller lists; he has over 23 million copies in print in thirty languages. He has won or been nominated for many awards, including the Nebula, Hugo, Shamus, Scribe, Bram Stoker, Lifeboat to the Stars, SFX Reader’s Choice, Colorado Book Award, and New York Times Notable Book.
Kevin has written numerous Star Wars projects, including the Jedi Academy trilogy, Darksaber, the Young Jedi Knights series (with his wife Rebecca), and Tales of the Jedi comics from Dark Horse. He wrote three X-Files novels, including the #1 bestseller Ground Zero, and he also collaborated with Dean Koontz on the novel Frankenstein: Prodigal Son, which sold a million copies in the first year of its release. He has written Superman and Batman novels, as well as comics for DC, Marvel, Boom!, Abrams, IDW, Wildstorm, Topps, and Dark Horse.

Kevin has coauthored sixteen books in the DUNE saga with Brian Herbert, as well as their original Hellhole trilogy, including their newest The Duke of Caladan. His epic SF series, The Saga of Seven Suns, is a 7-volume opus that topped international bestseller lists; he is currently at work on a sequel trilogy, The Saga of Shadows. He produced and cowrote the lyrics (with his wife Rebecca Moesta) for two crossover rock CDs based on his Terra Incognita fantasy trilogy. He wrote a steampunk fantasy adventure novel based on the concept CD, “Clockwork Angels,” by legendary rock group Rush, as well as the steampunk novels Captain Nemo and Mr Wells & the Martians. In a lighter vein, he has written humorous fantasy The Dragon Business and the Dan Shamble, Zombie PI series. He has edited numerous anthologies, including 2113, the Pulse Pounders series, A Fantastic Holiday Season 1 & 2, Blood Lite 1–3, Five by Five 1–3, War of the Worlds: Global Dispatches, and three Star Wars anthologies.

As publishers of WordFire Press, Kevin and his wife Rebecca Moesta have released more than 300 titles from Alan Dean Foster, Frank Herbert, Jody Lynn Nye, Allen Drury, Mike Resnick, Tracy Hickman, Brian Herbert, and their own backlist. He is a professor and the director of the Publishing MA program at Western Colorado University.
Kevin has a physics/astronomy degree from the University of Wisconsin, Madison and worked for thirteen years as a technical writer for the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory before becoming a full-time novelist. He is a Board member of the Challenger Centers for Space Science Education and the Lifeboat Foundation.
He climbs mountains, including all 54 peaks over 14,000 ft in Colorado, has completed all 500 miles of the Colorado Trail, and has visited six of the seven continents (only Antarctica left!). Kevin and his wife have been married for more than twenty years; they live in a castle in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado.

His most recent novels are Stake, Kill Zone, and Spine of the Dragon.

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    Wake the Dragon

    Kevin J. Anderson
    Tor/Forge
    Tor Books

    The second novel in bestselling novelist Kevin J. Anderson's magnificent Wake The Dragon series.

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    Dune: The Duke of Caladan

    Dune: The Duke of Caladan

    The Caladan Trilogy

    Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson
    Tor/Forge
    Tor Books

    A legend begins in Dune: The Duke of Caladan, first in The Caladan Trilogy by New York Times bestselling authors Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson.

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    Spine of the Dragon

    Wake the Dragon

    Kevin J. Anderson
    Tor/Forge
    Tor Books

    New York Times bestselling author Kevin J. Anderson triumphantly returns to epic fantasy with the Wake the Dragon series. Spine of the Dragon is a politically charged adventure...

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    Kill Zone

    Kevin J. Anderson and Doug Beason
    Tor/Forge
    Forge Books

    Power duo Kevin J. Anderson and Doug Beason team up in Kill Zone, a perilous disaster thriller for the modern age.

    Deep within a mountain...

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    Dune Boxed Set #1 (2019)

    Dune Boxed Set #1 (2019)

    Dune

    Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson
    Tor/Forge
    Tor Science Fiction

    Dune Boxed Set #1 collects books in bestselling authors Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson's Dune series. Frank Herbert's Dune series is one of the great creations of...

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    Dune: Legends, Heroes, Schools

    Dune: Legends, Heroes, Schools

    Dune

    Brian Herbert, Kevin J. Anderson
    Tor/Forge
    Tor Books

    This discounted ebundle includes Legends of Dune: The Butlerian Jihad, The Machine Crusade, The Battle of Corrin; Heroes of Dune: Paul of Dune, The Winds of Dune; Schools...

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    Dune: Red Plague

    Dune: Red Plague

    Dune

    Brian Herbert
    Tor/Forge
    Tor Books

    New York Times bestselling authors Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson continue Frank Herbert's science fiction Dune epic with this Tor.com original story, Dune: Red Plague....

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    Eternity's Mind

    Saga of Shadows

    Kevin J. Anderson
    Tor/Forge
    Tor Books

    Eternity’s Mind is the climactic final book in Kevin J. Anderson’s Saga of Shadows Trilogy, which began with the Hugo nominee The Dark Between the Stars. The Saga of...

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    Navigators of Dune

    Navigators of Dune

    Dune

    Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson
    Tor/Forge
    Tor Books

    Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson's Navigators of Dune is the climactic finale of the Great Schools of Dune trilogy, set 10,000 years before Frank Herbert's classic Dune.

    The...

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    Blood of the Cosmos

    Saga of Shadows

    Kevin J. Anderson
    Tor/Forge
    Tor Books

    Blood of the Cosmos: the second book in Kevin J. Anderson's Saga of Shadows trilogy.

    An epic space opera of the titanic conflict of several galactic civilizations against a life-destroying...

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    Hellhole Inferno

    Hellhole Inferno

    The Hellhole Trilogy

    Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson
    Tor/Forge
    Tor Books

    The planet HELLHOLE, devastated by an ancient asteroid impact, is inhabited by only the hardiest and most desperate colonists. It is one of 54 remote frontier worlds forced to pay tribute to the...

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    The Dark Between the Stars

    Saga of Shadows

    Kevin J. Anderson
    Tor/Forge
    Tor Science Fiction

    In Kevin J. Anderson's The Dark Between the Stars, galactic empires clash, elemental beings devastate whole planetary systems, and factions of humanity are pitted against each...

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    Mentats of Dune

    Mentats of Dune

    Dune

    Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson
    Tor/Forge
    Tor Science Fiction

    In Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson's Mentats of Dune, the thinking machines have been defeated but the struggle for humanity's future continues.

    Gilbertus Albans has founded the...

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    Island in a Sea of Stars

    Saga of Shadows

    Kevin J. Anderson
    Tor/Forge
    Tor Books

    An adventure from Kevin J. Anderson's The Saga of Shadows: The Dark Between the Stars

    At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software...

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    Hellhole: Awakening

    Hellhole: Awakening

    The Hellhole Trilogy

    Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson
    Tor/Forge
    Tor Books

    In this exhiliarting sequel to Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson's Hellhole, the stakes on planet Hallholme have been raised to new heights.

    After declaring his independence...

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    Sisterhood of Dune

    Sisterhood of Dune

    Dune

    Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson
    Tor/Forge
    Tor Science Fiction

    The New York Times bestselling series continues….

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    The Nebula Awards Showcase 2011

    Kevin J. Anderson, ed.
    Tor/Forge
    Tor Books

    With this inaugural volume at Tor, the annual Nebula Award collection is reborn as a fiction-only anthology, edited by the incomparable Kevin J. Anderson. This collection of nominees for 2010's Nebula...

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    Hellhole

    Hellhole

    The Hellhole Trilogy

    Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson
    Tor/Forge
    Tor Books

    An all-new epic original science fiction series from the stunning imaginations of bestsellers Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson

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    The Winds of Dune

    The Winds of Dune

    Dune

    Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson
    Tor/Forge
    Tor Science Fiction

    Brian Herbert and Kevin Anderson's newest book in this landmark series begins after the events of Dune Messiah.

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    Paul of Dune

    Paul of Dune

    Dune

    Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson
    Tor/Forge
    Tor Science Fiction

    Paul of Dune is a sci-fi adventure novel everyone will want to read and no one will be able to forget.

    Frank Herbert's Dune ended with Paul Muad'Dib...

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    Slan Hunter

    Slan Hunter

    Slan

    A.E. van Vogt and Kevin J. Anderson
    Tor/Forge
    Tor Books

    The sequel to A. E. van Vogt's Slan, one of the most famous SF novels of the twentieth century!

    This startling SF adventure novel is a collaboration between the classic SF Grand...

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    Sandworms of Dune

    Sandworms of Dune

    Dune

    Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson
    Tor/Forge
    Tor Science Fiction

    Book Two in the stunning conclusion to Frank Herbert's worldwide bestselling Dune Chronicles

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    The Road to Dune

    Dune

    Frank Herbert, Brian Herbert, and Kevin J. Anderson
    Tor/Forge
    Tor Books

    Including never-before-published chapters from Dune and Dune Messiah, original stories, and a new short novel by Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson

    Frank Herbert's Dune is widely...

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    Hunters of Dune

    Hunters of Dune

    Dune

    Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson
    Tor/Forge
    Tor Science Fiction

    Book One in the classic conclusion to Frank Herbert's worldwide bestselling Dune Chronicles

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    Dune Boxed Mass Market Paperback Set #1

    Dune Boxed Mass Market Paperback Set #1

    Dune

    Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson
    Tor/Forge
    Tor Science Fiction

    This Mass Market Boxed Set contains the three volumes of the Legends of Dune:

    Dune: The Butlerian Jihad, 0-765-34077-1
    Dune: The Machine Crusade, 0-765-34078-X
    Dune:...

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    Dune: The Battle of Corrin

    Dune: The Battle of Corrin

    Dune

    Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson
    Tor/Forge
    Tor Books

    Following their internationally bestselling novels Dune: The Butlerian Jihad and Dune: The Machine Crusade, Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson forge a final tumultuous finish to...

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    Dune: The Machine Crusade

    Dune: The Machine Crusade

    Dune

    Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson
    Tor/Forge
    Tor Science Fiction

    The breathtaking vision and incomparable storytelling of Brian Herbert and Kevin Anderson's Dune: The Butlerian Jihad, a prequel to Frank Herbert's classic Dune, propelled it to...

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    Dune: The Butlerian Jihad

    Dune: The Butlerian Jihad

    Dune

    Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson
    Tor/Forge
    Tor Books

    Frank Herbert's Dune series is one of the great creations of imaginative literature, science fiction's answer to The Lord of the Rings.

    Decades after Herbert's original novels, the...

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    Dune: Whipping Mek

    Dune: Whipping Mek

    Dune

    Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson; Read by Scott Brick with an inteview with the authors
    Macmillan Audio
    Macmillan Audio

    f you are a fan of Dune, you'll be captivated by this short story by Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson. The story is a bridge between the events in the first and second books of the new...

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