Creator / Spider Robinson

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The Callahan Touch

Spider Robinson (born November 24, 1948) is an American-born, Canada-dwelling science fiction author who has won both the Hugo and Nebula Awards.

  • Stand Alone Novels:
    • Telempath (1976, reprint 2001) (a portion won the Hugo Award for best Novella)
    • Night of Power (1985, reprint 2005)
    • The Free Lunch (2001)
    • Variable Star (2007) — Robert A. Heinlein left behind an eight page outline for a novel. Spider Robinson was given the surviving seven pages and permission for the Heinlein estate to finish what Heinlein started.

  • The Russell Walker/Zandor Zudenigo/Nika Mandiç Mysteries
    • Very Bad Deaths (2006)
    • Very Hard Choices (2009)

  • The Death Killer Trilogy

  • The Stardance Trilogy (co-written with his wife Jeanne Robinson)
    • Stardance (won the Hugo, Locus, Nebula Awards for best Novella)
    • Starseed
    • Starmind

Callahan's Crosstime Saloon series

  • Callahan's Place
    • Callahan's Crosstime Saloon (1977) (American Library Association Best Book for Young Adults)
    • Time Travelers Strictly Cash (1981) (contains several non-Callahan's stories as well)
    • Callahan's Secret (1986)
    • Callahan and Company (1988) - (omnibus edition of Callahan's Crosstime Saloon, Time Travelers Strictly Cash, and Callahan's Secret)
    • The Callahan Chronicals (1997) - (retitled republication of Callahan and Company with one additional story)
  • Lady Sally's
    • Callahan's Lady (1989)
    • Lady Slings the Booze (1992)
    • Kill the Editor (1991) - (an excerpt from Lady Slings the Booze, published in a special edition)
  • Mary's Place
    • The Callahan Touch (1993)
    • Callahan's Legacy (1996)
  • The Place
    • Callahan's Key (2000)
    • Callahan's Con (2003)
  • Off the Wall at Callahan's (1994) - (a collection of quotes from other books in the series)