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1. Into the Alternate Universe: A John Grimes Rim Novel by A. Bertram Chandler [Science Fiction]
2. The Last Amazon: A John Grimes Rim Novel by A. Bertram Chandler [Science Fiction]
3. To Keep the Ship: A John Grimes Rim Novel by A. Bertram Chandler [Science Fiction]
4. The Far Traveler: A John Grimes Rim Novel by A. Bertram Chandler [Science Fiction]
5. Life Probe by Michael McCollum [Science Fiction]
6. Thunderstrike! by Michael McCollum [Science Fiction]
7. Gibraltar Earth by Michael McCollum [Science Fiction]
8. Antares Dawn by Michael McCollum [Science Fiction]
9. Star Courier: A John Grimes Rim Novel by A. Bertram Chandler [Science Fiction]
10. The Dark Dimensions: A John Grimes Rim Novel by A. Bertram Chandler [Science Fiction]
  1. Gibraltar Earth by Michael McCollum [Science Fiction]
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Antares Dawn
When the supergiant star Antares exploded in 2512, the human colony on Alta found their pathway to the stars gone, isolating them from the rest of human space for more than a century. Then one day, a powerful warship materialized in the system without warning. Alarmed by the sudden appearance of such behemoth, the commanders of the Altan Space Navy dispatched one of their most powerful ships to investigate. What ASNS Discovery finds when they finally catch the intruder is a batte... more info>>
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Antares Passage
After more than a century of isolation, the paths between stars are again open, and the people of Alta are in contact with their sister colony on Sandar. The opening of the fold lines has not been the unmixed blessing the Alta had supposed, however. For the reestablishment of interstellar travel has brought with it news of the Ryall, an alien race whose goal is the extermination of humanity. If they are to avoid defeat at the hands of the aliens, Alta must seek out the militar... more info>>
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Antares Victory
After a century of warfare, humanity finally discovered the Achilles heel of the Ryall, their xenophobic reptilian foe. Spica -- Alpha Virginis -- is the key star system in enemy space. It is the hub through which all Ryall starships must pass, and if humanity can only capture and hold it, they will strangle the Ryall war machine and end their threat to humankind forever. It all seemed so simple in the computer simulations: Advance by stealth, attack without warning, strike swif... more info>>
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Contraband from Otherspace: A John Grimes Rim Novel
Rim Ghosts are real. Intruders from alternate universes, they appear where the fabric of space grows thin. For some, they are a chance to regain lost loves, lost hopes, lost chances. But for Sonya and Grimes, they are Contraband from Otherspace -- a deadly cargo that threatens to sheer through the fabric of our own reality like a knife through soft butter...
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Gibraltar Earth
It is the 24th Century and humanity is just gaining a toehold out among the stars. Stellar Survey Starship Magellan is exploring the New Eden system when they encounter two alien spacecraft. When the encounter is over, the score is one human scout ship and one alien aggressor destroyed. In exploring the wreck of the second alien ship, spacers discover a survivor with a fantastic story. The alien comes from a million-star Galactic Empire ruled over by a mysterious race known as the... more info>>
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Into the Alternate Universe: A John Grimes Rim Novel
Commodore John Grimes of the Rim Worlds Naval Reserve is the practical, hard-headed hero of galactic battles -- no the sort of man you'd expect to find chasing after ghosts. But when Commander Sonya Verrill proposes a ghost-hunting expedition on the Galactic Rim, Grimes steps... Into the Alternate Universe.
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Life Probe
An ancient civilization, known as the Makers, created a group of machines to help them solve a problem, a problem they had been trying to solve for 100,000 years. The probes were sent into the cosmos in hope that they would find another civilization that possess the knowledge they needed. A lone probe has found its way to 21st century Earth. Will humanity be able to provide the answers necessary to achieve the seemingly impossible feat, faster than light travel?
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Matilda's Stepchildren: A John Grimes Rim Novel
John Grimes, owner of the deep space pinnace Little Sister, could not afford to be fussy about whom he carried. But there were compensations, for if his ship had not been chartered to take Fenella Pruin, muckraking reporter, to exclusive New Venusberg he would never have been able to visit that fabulous pleasure planet. But there was to be a little pleasure in it for him. Among the visitors was a Shaara princess who owed him vengeance. The planet's authorities were after Fenella's blood... more info>>
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Procyon's Promise
Three hundred years is a long time to keep a promise. But a promise was made. A promise to seek the knowledge of faster than light travel. While the world has forgotten its charge, the descendants of the original explorers do not. They will overcome whatever problems arise in their quest to fulfill the promise made between the Life Probe and humanity long before they existed.
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Slay and Rescue
A young man named Charming who's a... prince, a particularly nasty dragon, an evil sorceress, and three beautiful damsels... all in distress. Well, Illyria is an enchanted land, and it's all in a day's work for our noble hero... Slay and Rescue was first published in 1993 by Baen. "A humorous fantasy, and a charming one at that ... a delicious job ... all in all, good vulgar fun, and a neat job of melding and modernizing."    ASIMOV'S SF MAGAZINE "John Moore's delight... more info>>
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Spartan Planet: A John Grimes Rim Novel
They named the planet Sparta. Long ago the humans had settled this planet -- too long ago for anyone to remember. Slowly the civilization had developed, and now it was complete. A civilization of war and violence. A civilization of crude pleasures. A civilization in which human beings were produced by birth machines -- and women were unknown. It was a civilization whose terrible secret only the doctor-preists knew -- a secret that a desperate man named Brasidus decided to penetrate... more info>>
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Star Courier: A John Grimes Rim Novel
In his long and fabulous career as the Captain Hornblower of space, John Grimes was to experience many stranger things, rising through the ranks of the interstellar Federation from triumphs to disaster, and ultimately becoming the most famous of the Rim Runners, far out along the edge of the Milky Way. But there was a period when Grimes fell between one cosmic empire and another, on his own, commander only of a single deep-space pinnace and looking for work. And that was when he be... more info>>
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Star Loot: A John Grimes Rim Novel
In luck and out of luck, John Grimes was a living legend of the spaceways. He had been an officer of the service, he had been the victim of a mutiny, he had discovered lost worlds, he had served under strange masters and on strange ships, but he had never turned space pirate. Until this adventure. How it happened was a complex story to begin with, but typical Grimes luck. How he became the terror of the star lanes developed, as usual, from his own efforts to make an honest living and o... more info>>
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The Anarch Lords: A John Grimes Rim Novel
His wild career as a space pirate ended, Grimes faced his toughest assignment -- he was "punished" by being made governor of the anarchists' own planet! John Grimes, living legend of the spaceways, had been in and out of some cosmic catastrophes but this threatened to reach his luck's ultimate breaking point! An influx of planetary refugees had made that world a paradise of cheap labor and the original anarchist colonists had become such masters of wealth that no mere outsider could h... more info>>
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The Big Black Mark: A John Grimes Rim Novel
The fabulous career of John Grimes from ensign in the Galactic Federation to admiral of the Rim Worlds has been chronicled over the years in dozens of gripping novels and short stories. But the pivotal account of Grimes' career -- the big black mark on his service record that forced him to change his loyalties -- had never been recorded. DAW Books is proud to present that major novel. Here is John Grimes, the only character in all space fiction with the scope and depth that Captain Horn... more info>>
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The Broken Cycle: A John Grimes Rim Novel
Being lost in space was no new experience to John Grimes, whose career as an interstellar officer had brought him into many such dilemmas. But being lost inside a colossal alien spacecraft had no precedent. Complicating the matter was the discovery that the very universe was not their own but an alternate and that their captor seemed to be the omnipotent force of that entire other cosmos. As Grimes' only companion was the comely policewoman, Una Freedman. The fate that the Alien God se... more info>>
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The Clouds of Saturn
When the sun flared out of control and boiled Earth's oceans, humanity took refuge in a place that few would have predicted. In the greatest migration in history, the entire human race took up residence among the towering clouds and deep clear-air canyons of Saturn's upper atmosphere. Having survived the traitor star, they returned to the all-too-human tradition of internecine strife. The new city-states of Saturn began to resemble those of ancient Greece, with one group of cities ... more info>>
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The Dark Dimensions: A John Grimes Rim Novel
Dragons? Fairies? Frog Princes? Sir Dominik Flandry? In a John Grimes Rim Adventure, Strange things happen out where the stellar medium grows thin, out where it is difficult to say if you remain within the galaxy or you're falling through the intergalactic void. Add to that strangeness an Outsider ship filled with technology so far in advance of the human as to appear magical, and the catalytic presence of Commodore John Grimes, and anything can happen -- anything at all.
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The Far Traveler: A John Grimes Rim Novel
The Far Traveler was hardly the sort of starship to use in the study of lost space colonies. Lost colonies were likely to be desperate, eccentric, and otherwise unappreciative. And The Far Traveler was a rich woman's toy, constructed of gold, and directed by an omniscient, dictatorial and feminine computer known as Big Sister. John Grimes had become that golden vessel's captain. A captain in name only because nobody could talk back to Big Sister or the haughty beauty who owned everyth... more info>>
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The Gateway to Never: A John Grimes Rim Novel
The Port Forlorn Chief Collector of Customs -- Josiah Billinghurst -- wants to see the Astronautical Superintendent of Rim Runners and Commanding Officer of the Rim Worlds Naval Reserve -- John Grimes -- about drug smuggling. And murder! Is the Tanager State Shipping Line mixed up with racketeers in transporting booby trapped containers of dreamy weed, which is being grown and processed on Federated Planets? And what does Drongo Kane - who never broke a law -- have to do with... more info>>
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The Hard Way Up: A John Grimes Rim Novel
Meet John Grimes at the very beginning of a career that will lead him to fame and glory out at the edge of the galaxy, out where the laws of men are nonexistent, and those of nature itself are sometimes tenuous. Someday Grimes will be Commodore in the secessionist Rim Worlds Navy, but for now he is merely a very junior Lieutenant in another space navy entirely, that of the Federation. IF he keeps his nose clean, one day he can be an Admiral in that Service; all he has to do is follow re... more info>>
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The Inheritors: A John Grimes Rim Novel
Drongo Kane never broke the law.... He was a cunning, ruthless opportunist who paid when he had to and stole when he could -- but never when there was the slightest chance of getting caught. That's what had John Grimes worried: here was Kane directly under the watchful eyes -- and guns -- of a Federation Survey vessel, openly engaging in kidnapping and trafficking in human flesh! Despite the fact that the beautiful inhabitants of this Lost Colony faced a fate worse than death, a more ... more info>>
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The Kiss
The year is 1938. Rebecca and Richard are Americans escaping a nightmare. Their flight from Berlin has brought them to this dark place in the Romanian woods. They seek sanctuary in the ancient home of the Count and Countess Viroslav -- within castle walls adorned with tapestries celebrating chaos, flesh, and seduction. Their host and hostess appear ageless, exquisite and generous; beautiful creatures of the night. Here, every pleasure is explored -- and nothing is forbidden. B... more info>>
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The Last Amazon: A John Grimes Rim Novel
Originally, Sparta was an all-male planet -- an all-male population with everything that implies: babies -- male babies only -- produced by the so-called Birth Machine from an almost unending supply of fertilized ova brought by Sparta's founding father, a dyed-in-the-wool misogynist. But unnatural situations rarely stand the test of time, and it wasn't too long before Sparta bowed to Mother Nature. But there was still something rather strange about Sparta when John Grimes landed there... more info>>
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The Rim Gods: A John Grimes Rim Novel
Dragons? Fairies? Frog Princes? Sir Dominik Flandry? In a John Grimes Rim Adventure? Strange things happen out where the stellar medium grows thin, out where it is difficult to say if you remain within the galaxy or you're falling through the intergalactic void. Add to that strangeness an Outsider ship filled with technology so far in advance of the human as to appear magical, and the catalytic presence of Commodore John Grimes, and anything can happen -- anything at all.
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