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Dean Wesley Smith

USA (1950 - )
Husband of Kathryn Wesley

aka Sandy Schofield

Bestselling author Dean Wesley Smith has written more than eighty popular novels, both his own and tie-in projects, including Laying the Music to Rest and X-Men: The Jewels of Cyttorak. With Kristine Kathryn Rusch, he is the coauthor of The Tenth Planet trilogy and the motion picture novelization X-Men, along with more than a dozen Star Trek books and two original Men in Black novels. He has also written novels in a number of gaming universes, including Vor and the novelization for the movie Final Fantasy.
 
Series
Shadow Warrior
1. For Dead Eyes Only (1997)
For Dead Eyes Only
 
The Tenth PlanetOblivionThe Final Assault
 
Challenge
1. The Smoke That Doesn't Bark: A Poker Boy story (2011)
2. Iron Eyebrows: A Romance With Too Much Hair (2011)
3. Daddy is an Undertaker: A Poker Boy story (2011)
4. My Socks Rolled Down (2011)
5. The Songs of Memory: A Jukebox Story (2011)
6. Fighting the Fuzzy-Wuzzy: A Poker Boy story (2011)
7. The Waiting of the Wind (2011)
8. On Top of the Dead (2011)
9. Nonexistent No More: A Poker Boy story (2011)
10. Hand and Space: A Captain Brian Saber story (2011)
13. She Arrived Without A Song (2011)
14. I Killed the Clockwork Key: A Bryant StreetStory (2011)
17. It's a Story About a Guy Who... (2011)
19. Dried Up: A Poker Boy (2011)
20. Last Car For This Time (2011)
21. Long Dead New Love: A Buckey the Space Pirate story (2011)
22. Living Time: A Poker Boy story (2011)
23. Shopping Cart Lover (2011)
24. For Your Consideration: A Bryant StreetStory (2011)
26. The Empty Mummy Murders: A Poker Boy Story (2012)
He Could Have Coped with Dragons: A Jukebox Story (2009)
Black Betsy: A Jukebox story (2010)
A Golden Dream: A Jukebox Story (2010)
Luck Be A Lady: A Poker Boy story (2010)
The Old Girlfriend of Doom: A Poker Boy story (2010)
Dead Even: A Poker Boy story (2010)
Shootout in the Okey-Doke Casino: A Poker Boy story (2011)
Pink Shoes and Hot Chocolate: A Poker Boy story (2011)
Not Salable For Sale: A Poker Boy story (2011)
Just Shoot Me Now!: A Poker Boy story (2011)
The War of Poker: A Poker Boy story (2011)
Poker Boy Vs. The Silicon Suckers: Five Poker Boy Adventures (2012)
Sighed the Snake: A Poker Boy story (2012)
The Smoke That Doesn't Bark:  A Poker Boy storyDaddy is an Undertaker:  A Poker Boy storyMy Socks Rolled DownThe Songs of Memory: A Jukebox Story
Fighting the Fuzzy-Wuzzy: A Poker Boy storyThe Waiting of the WindOn Top of the DeadNonexistent No More: A Poker Boy story
Hand and Space: A Captain Brian Saber storyShe Arrived Without A SongI Killed the Clockwork Key: A Bryant StreetStoryIt's a Story About a Guy Who...
Dried Up: A Poker BoyLast Car For This TimeLong Dead New Love: A Buckey the Space Pirate storyLiving Time:  A Poker Boy story
Shopping Cart LoverFor Your Consideration: A Bryant StreetStoryThe Empty Mummy Murders:  A Poker Boy StoryHe Could Have Coped with Dragons:  A Jukebox Story
Black Betsy: A Jukebox storyA Golden Dream: A Jukebox StoryLuck Be A Lady: A Poker Boy storyThe Old Girlfriend of Doom: A Poker Boy story
Dead Even: A Poker Boy storyShootout in the Okey-Doke Casino: A Poker Boy storyPink Shoes and Hot Chocolate: A Poker Boy storyNot Salable For Sale: A Poker Boy story
Just Shoot Me Now!: A Poker Boy storyThe War of Poker: A Poker Boy storyPoker Boy Vs. The Silicon Suckers: Five Poker Boy AdventuresSighed the Snake: A Poker Boy story
 
Shadow in the CityDust and KissesAgainst TimeSector Justice
 
The Case of the Intrusive FurnitureMiss Smallwood's Goodies
 
The Slots of SaturnFor the Balance of a HeartNot Saleable For SaleGambling Hell
 
Cold Poker Gang
1. Kill Game (2014)
Kill Game
 
Earth Protection League
1. Life of a Dream (2014)
Life of a Dream
 
Novels
Laying The Music To RestThe Abductors: ConspiracySteelEnterprise by the Book
Final Fantasy: The Spirits WithinBrute ForceThe Core: A NovelizationThe Rundown
All Eve's Hallows: A City Knights NovelDead Money: A Poker ThrillerThunder MountainMonumental Summit
 
Collections
Five From the JukeboxThe Challenge: Volume 1The Challenge: Volume 2Five From the Aliens
Five Weird Crimes: A short story collectionLove and the Proper Fantasy: Five Very Strange Love StoriesWhen Ghosts Have Stories: A Short Story CollectionThe Women of the Felt: A Poker Boy Collection
The Challenge : Volume 3Five From The Felt: A Poker Boy CollectionFive From the End of the World: Five Strange Stories of How Things Might  EndThe First Tee Panic: And Other Very Real Golf Stories
 
Novellas
The Call of the Track AheadPlaying in the StreetDinner on a Flying SaucerBetween Showers
Clicking SticksCold ComfortGrowing Pains of the DeadIn Search of the Perfect Orgasm: Or How Doing It with a Giant Lizard Can Be Fun
Jukebox GiftsThe Keeper of the MoralsThe Last Burp of a Very Good WomenPeter the Hermit
Santa's SnackA Vanilla Three-Way with a CherryLast Man OutTumbling Down the Nighttime
Cutting Down FredSprinkle on a MemoryCheerleader RevelationThe Wages of the Moment: A Jukebox Story
Call Me Unfixable: A Bryant Street StoryThe Ghost of the Garden LoungeOur Slaying Song TonightHusband Dummies
The Yellow of the Flickering PastIn the Shade of the Slowboat ManThe Last Burp of a Very Good WomanThe Gift of a Dream: A Captain Brian Saber Story
The Life and Death of Fortune Cookie TyrantStanding in Line at the IntersectionThe Tragic Tale of a Man in a DusterDead Post Bumper
A Life in WhoopeesMe and Beans and Great Big MelonsMom's ParadoxNostalgia 101
A Time to DreamThe Road Back: A Doc Hill Story
 
Series contributed to
 
The EscapeEncounters with the UnknownEchoesDeath of a Neutron Star
Captain Proton!
 
Carnage in New YorkGoblin's RevengeEmerald Mystery
 
The Soldiers of Fear: Invasion! 2Vectors: Double Helix 2A Hard RainDouble Helix Omnibus
 
The Long Night
 
The Rings of TauteeBelle Terre: New Earth 2Thin Air: New Earth 5Invasion Omnibus
 
Klingon
 
Treaty's LawStar Trek Day of Honor
 
The Jewels of CyttorakThe X-Men
 
The Mist
 
Prophet's Power
 
Star Trek : Strange New Worlds
1. Strange New Worlds I (1998) (with Paula M Block and John J Ordover)
2. Strange New Worlds II (1999) (with Paula M Block and John J Ordover)
3. Strange New Worlds III (2000) (with Paula M Block and John J Ordover)
4. Strange New Worlds IV (2001) (with Paula M Block and John J Ordover)
5. Strange New Worlds V (2000) (with Paula M Block and John J Ordover)
6. Strange New Worlds VI (2003) (with Paula M Block and John J Ordover)
7. Strange New Worlds VII (2004) (with Paula M Block and John J Ordover)
8. Strange New Worlds VIII (2005) (with Paula M Block and Elisa J Kassin)
9. Strange New Worlds IX (2006) (with Paula M Block and Elisa J Kassin)
10. Strange New Worlds X (2007) (with Paula M Block)
Strange New Worlds IStrange New Worlds IIStrange New Worlds IIIStrange New Worlds IV
Strange New Worlds VStrange New Worlds VIStrange New Worlds VIIStrange New Worlds VIII
Strange New Worlds IXStrange New Worlds X
 
The Green Saliva BluesThe Grazer Conspiracy
 
Island of Power
 
The Belly of the BeastHave Tech Will Travel: SCE Omnibus
 
Shadow
 
No Good DeedLittle Green Men
 
By the Book
 
Have Tech, Will Travel
 
WhodunnitSmallville Omnibus 2
 
Anthologies edited
Strange New WorldsFiction River: Unnatural WorldsFiction River: Time StreamsHex in the City: 5
Fiction River: MoonscapesFiction River Special Edition: Crime
 
Non fiction
The Professional Writer's Guide to Writing ProfessionallyMyth: You Can't Make a Living Writing Fiction : Killing the Sacred Cows of PublishingThink Like A Publisher: The Early DecisionsThe New World of Publishing: Investing In Your Own Future
The New World of Publishing: Pen NamesKilling the Top Ten Sacred Cows of PublishingHow to Write a Novel in Ten DaysKilling the Top Ten Sacred Cows of Indie Publishing
 
Anthologies containing stories by Dean Wesley Smith
The Clarion AwardsFirst ContactGhosttideJourneys to the Twilight Zone
Quest to RiverworldBy Any Other FameAlien Pregnant by ElvisDeals with the Devil
Sherlock Holmes in OrbitThe Book of KingsSisters of the NightNebula Awards 32
Black Cats and Broken MirrorsAlien PetsL Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future Volume XVStar*drive: Starfall
Guardsmen of Tomorrow
 
Short stories
Flawless Execution (1984)
Our Last Dance (1985)
Mists (1992) (with Kristine Kathryn Rusch)
A Bubble for a Minute (1993)
Model Lover (1993) (with Kristine Kathryn Rusch)
Nevermore [short story] (1993) (with David Bischoff)
Another Damn Deal (1994)
In Search of the Perfect Orgasm or Doing It with a Big Lizard Can Be Fun (1994)
Last Man Out [short story] (1995)
A Parker House Roll (1995)
Tumbling Down the Nighttime [short story] (1995)
Two Roads, No Choices (1995)
In the Shade of the Slowboat Man (1996)Nebula (nominee)
Ambassador to the Promised Land (1997)
As the Robot Rubs (1998)
The Song of a Gift Horse (1998)
The Life And Death of a Sleepwalker (1999)
A Time to Dream (2000)


Awards
Bram Stoker First Novel nominee (1990) : Laying The Music To Rest
Nebula Best Short story nominee (1997) : In the Shade of the Slowboat Man





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