Books by Robert Reed

Robert Reed is the author of more than a dozen novels, including Marrow and The Well of Stars, and a number of stories that have appeared in Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine, The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, and Science Fiction Age. He lives in


THE WELL OF STARS by Robert Reed
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: April 1, 2005

"Again, hypercomplicated, dense with ideas and a plot that works itself into a fine old lather: amazing and satisfying both, with the promise of a third volume to conclude the proceedings."
Sequel to Marrow (2000), Reed's astonishing saga set inside a spaceship so huge that an entire planet nestled, undetected, at its center. Read full book review >
SISTER ALICE by Robert Reed
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Dec. 1, 2003

"An extravagant, surprising, often astonishing odyssey from the author of Marrow (2000), etc.: challenging and bewildering in equal measure."
Fix-up (concatenation and rewrite) of five long stories, 1993-2000. Read full book review >
MARROW by Robert Reed
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Sept. 1, 2000

Reed has previously written stories (included in The Dragons of Springplace, 1999) about a galaxy-cruising, supercolossal spaceship: this is the novel. Read full book review >

THE DRAGONS OF SPRINGPLACE by Robert Reed
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: April 5, 1999

Eleven substantial stories, spanning the years 1990—97, from the author of Beneath the Gated Sky (1997), etc. In the imaginative, striking, improbable title piece, a nuclear waste repository that's been turned into the Lost World of a steamy jungle swarming with huge, genetically engineered reptilian predators, proves an irresistible magnet for the unscrupulous. Read full book review >

BENEATH THE GATED SKY by Robert Reed
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Sept. 1, 1997

Part sequel to, part expansion of Beyond the Veil of Stars (1994). Read full book review >

AN EXALTATION OF LARKS by Robert Reed
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Dec. 1, 1995

As in Beyond the Veil of Stars (1994), Reed takes a familiar setting and then introduces pan-cosmic complications, to initially stunning but ultimately self-defeating effect. Read full book review >

BEYOND THE VEIL OF STARS by Robert Reed
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: June 1, 1994

One night, after years of more or less confirmed UFO activity, the stars vanish—replaced by a mirror image of the Earth. Read full book review >

BLACK MILK by Robert Reed
Released: March 30, 1989

Humdrum medium-future yarn, from the author of The Hormone Jungle, about a group of gene-tailored children coming to terms with each other, their environment, and the grandiose aspirations of their creator. Read full book review >