Weidenfield and Nicolson
Stories set in three universes . . .
Includes sequels to Flood and Ark, and stories set in the universe of Anti-Ice.
PS Publishing, 29 March 2013.
The sequel to The Long Earth.
A generation after Step Day, new communities in the Long Earth are growing restless, and mankind is disturbing the balance of a million worlds . . .
Transworld, 20 June 2013.
The late twenty-first century. The Wheel of Ice is a mining colony orbiting Saturn, mankind’s frontier in this age. But now a spinning blue box appears, adrift in Saturn’s rings.
BBC Books 16th August 2012.
Gollancz 19th April 2012.
A collection of short stories mostly from the last few years, with one original.
Newcon Press 26th April 2012.
George Poole, searching for his lost sister, uncovers a shattering family secret - a strange and ancient community who are no longer human – and portends of a dark future.
Gollancz Oct 2003.
A mysterious prophecy shapes the destiny of a family through four centuries of the Roman occupation of Britain.
Gollancz July 2006.
This century the sea will rise, to drown low-lying islands and coasts. But what if it kept on rising? Where would you run to? A novel of global catastrophe.
Gollancz, Autumn 2008.
A saga of alternate prehistory. 7300BC: The Stone Age, and the waters encroach on the lush plain between Britain and Europe that will some day be the bed of the North Sea. But one woman dreams of forcing back the sea...
Gollancz, June 2010.
Bisesa Dutt, peacekeeper in Afghanistan, is hurled into a new world, a patchwork where past and future collide and the alien Firstborn manipulate reality.
The many universes of the Manifold: Reid Malenfant, astronaut entrepreneur, faces the future of a mankind alone in an inhospitable cosmos.
HarperCollins (UK) August 1999.
On an Arctic island, Silverhair leads her family, the last mammoths, who have survived in isolation since the Ice Age. Now Silverhair faces the ultimate threat – man.
An alternate history. After the triumph of the Apollo missions to the Moon, President Nixon decides not to build the space shuttle, but to devote NASA’s resources to a new objective: Mars, by 1986.
Refugees from the war with the Xeelee find themselves stranded in a universe where gravity is a billion times stronger, and the mile-wide stars burn out in a few years.
HarperCollins July 1991.
(Young adult.) Metaphor, 14 years old, explores a virtual-reality theme park based on Gulliver’s Travels, and faces a very real danger.
(Young adult): Laura is 14 years old in Liverpool, England, October 1962: as the Beatles' new music pours out of the Cavern, the Cold War grows hot, and Laura faces her own troubling future.
Faber & Faber 2007.
Short story collection - Tales of wonder and exploration.
The ultimate family saga: the rise of the primitive primates who survived the fall of the dinosaurs, through ages of Darwinian shaping becoming human – and, in the furthest future, their final fall.
In the near future, technology delivers a way to inspect the past directly – from history’s deepest ages, to a mere second ago. And in a world become a goldfish bowl, everything changes.
HarperCollins (UK) 2000.
Short story collection, stories set in strange pasts and remote futures, and startlingly different presents.
The only authorised sequel to HG Wells’s The Time Machine (1895). Wells’s Time Traveller sets off for his second venture into futurity – and finds a universe devastatingly changed.
In a different 1870, the British Empire is the only superpower – and steam-powered spaceships fly to the Moon.
HarperCollins July 1993.
James Hutton and the True Age of the World. The biography of James Hutton (1726-1797), the founder of modern geology and the first man to discern the true antiquity of the Earth.
Fiction, and reflections on science and science fiction.
A portrait of the future and the destiny of mankind: fact, not fiction.