All The Books

List of Dr. Pournelle’s books, with links to Amazon. Some books are in multiple formats (ebook, paperback, hardbound).


Red Heroin (as Wade Curtis) (1969)
Red Dragon (as Wade Curtis) (1970)
novelisation of the movie Escape from the Planet of the Apes (1973)
A Spaceship for the King (1973) expanded as King David’s Spaceship (1981)
High Justice (1974)
Birth of Fire (1976)
West of Honor (Kindle Edition)  West of Honor (Kindle Edition) or (1976) (later integrated into Falkenberg’s Legion, and as Arrarat incorporated into The Prince)
The Mercenary (1977)
Exiles to Glory (1977)
Janissaries (1979)
Men of War (1993)
Starswarm (1998)
Prince of Mercenaries (2002)
Janissaries IV: Mamelukes (uncompleted fourth book in the series)

Collaborations With Larry Niven

The Mote in God’s Eye (1975) (with Larry Niven)
Inferno (1976) (with Larry Niven)
Lucifer’s Hammer (1977) (with Larry Niven)
Oath of Fealty (1981) (with Larry Niven)
Footfall (1985) (with Larry Niven)
The Legacy of Heorot (1987) (with Larry Niven & Steven Barnes)
Fallen Angels (1991) (with Larry Niven & Michael Flynn) (Prometheus Award) ISBN 0-7434-3582-6. Electronic edition free at the Baen Free Library
The Gripping Hand (1993) (with Larry Niven) also known as The Moat Around Murcheson’s Eye (UK edition)
Beowulf’s Children (1995) (with Steven Barnes & Larry Niven) also known as The Dragons of Heorot (1995) (UK edition)
The Burning City (2000) (with Larry Niven)
Burning Tower (2005) (sequel to The Burning City, with Larry Niven)
Escape from Hell (2009) (with Larry Niven)
Lucifer’s Anvil or Samael’s Forge (in-progress as of 2015) (not a sequel to Lucifer’s Hammer) [44][45][46]

With others

The Houses of the Kzinti (with S. M. Stirling and Dean Ing)
The Children’s Hour (with S. M. Stirling)
Prince of Sparta (with S. M. Stirling)
Go Tell The Spartans (2002) (with S. M. Stirling)
Janissaries II: Clan and Crown (1982) (with Roland J. Green)
Janissaries III: Storms of Victory (1987) (with Roland J. Green)
Tran (with Roland J. Green, single-volume combination of the never completed second and third Janissaries novels)
Higher Education (with Charles Sheffield)


California Sixth Grade Reader  The 1914 California Sixth Grade Reader with classical stories and poems that every high school student studied in that era. With commentary by Jerry Pournelle. (July 19, 2014)
Strategy of Technology with Stefan Thomas Possony (1970)
Pournelle’s PC Communications Bible: The Ultimate Guide to Productivity With a Modem (1992)

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