Science Fiction Worlds of Jeffrey A. Carver

Welcome to the star rigger's net, for the curious reader of science fiction (scifi) and fantasy, from Battlestar Galactica to the Chaos Chronicles. Download free novels and short stories! Get the latest on my books, and explore other SF resources as well, including advice to aspiring writers.








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Volume 4 of

Join John Bandicut and his companions as they
journey to the heart of the Great Orion Nebula...
to save a star!

Yes, I am WORKING HARD on the sequel, The Reefs of Time.
When it's done, I won't keep it secret—I promise!

It is an ambitious book, and has been a major creative challenge to write.
But it is coming, and no one wants to see it finished more than I do.
Check my blog for periodic updates.

Ebook editions of all Chaos Chronicles books!
Exclusive new Afterwords—a glimpse into the making of Chaos!

New boxed-set ebook editionssee downloads page!


My Blog
Pushing a Snake Up a Hill

Free Online Guide
Writing Science Fiction and Fantasy

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Getting published
How to help an author
Dealing with writer's block
Science Fiction writing course
Foreign editions

What else?

Guide to all my books, with excerpts
Recommended reading — great stuff!
Free short stories — for the download
On Faith and the Difficulty of Writing — an essay
Advice and resources for aspiring writers
Writing and Publishing Lead Times — why you have to wait so long
Brief essays on being an author
The Star Rigger Bookstore
forthcoming signings
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(Click covers to see descriptions, reviews, excerpts, etc.)

Neptune Crossing cover art by Alan Gutierrez Strange Attractors cover art by Alan Gutierrez The Infinite Sea cover art by Alan Gutierrez Sunborn cover art by Stephen Martiniere
When survey pilot John Bandicut falls into a cavern on Triton, his life changes forever . . . and for an alien quarx, one hundred million years of solitude suddenly come to an end.

Panglor cover art by Alan Gutierrez Dragons in the Stars cover art by Jael Dragon Rigger cover art by Boris Star Rigger's Way cover art by Bob Eggleton Eternity's End cover art by Stephen Youll Seas of Ernathe cover art by Frank Kelly Freas
In the streams of space, imagination and reality merge. And a star rigger's skills may send her sailing across the galaxy, or spinning into the darkest perils of the mind . . .

. . . AND MORE
Battlestar Galactica cover The Infinity Link cover art by David B. Mattingly The Rapture Effect cover art by David B. Mattingly Clypsis cover art by Bob Eggleton From a Changeling Star cover art by Shusei Down the Stream of Stars cover art by Shusei

Click here to see Books by Universe -- a grouping of all my novels
according to the chronologies of the various future histories.

My science fiction has been translated into German, Russian, Italian, Greek,
Hungarian, and Japanese--bits and pieces scattered around the globe.

"Jeff Carver is a hard sf writer who gets it right." — Gregory Benford

"Masterfully captures the joy of exploration...." — Publishers Weekly

"Reveals an alien encounter brushing hard against a soul,
and takes us from there to the far reaches of the cosmos, all with
the sure touch of a writer who knows his science." — David Brin

Copyright © 2015 by Jeffrey A. Carver, including associated pages.
Comments and suggestions welcome!
Send email to jeff (at) starrigger (dot) net.

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