Barnes, Steven 1952-
Most widely held works by Steven Barnes
Great Sky Woman a novel by Steven Barnes ( Recording )
8 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 1,103 libraries worldwide
In prehistoric times, Mount Kilamanjaro is known as Great Sky Mountain to the peace-loving Ibandi people. One day, a boy named Frog Hopping of the Inner Boma clan witnesses a savage invasion by a neighboring clan in which many of his people are captured and enslaved. Now he and T'Cori, a young woman training in the herbal arts, must scale Great Sky Mountain to consult with mighty Father Mountain--for it is only he who can protect their future.
Star wars, the Cestus deception by Steven Barnes ( Book )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 1,006 libraries worldwide
Dispatched by the Republic to the planet Ord Cestus, where deadly battle droids are being manufactured, Obi-Wan Kenobi finds his efforts to keep the droids out of Confederacy hands thwarted by a secret adversary.
Casanegra : a Tennyson Hardwick story by Blair Underwood ( Book )
11 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 989 libraries worldwide
Follows the adventures of Tennyson Hardwick, a handsome, sexy actor and former gigolo, living on the fringes of the good life in Hollywood. This story chronicles the redemption of a prodigal son, combining the glamour of Hollywood with the seedy hopelessness of the inner city. Tennyson struggles to hang on to his acting career and redeem his sex-for-pay history, which estranged him from his family--especially his father, a decorated LAPD captain who raised Tennyson to call him "sir." Now, in the wake of his father's sudden stroke, Tennyson has to save himself from taking the fall for the first murder of a female rapper. In the process he discovers his hidden talents--the hard way.--From publisher description.
The legacy of Heorot by Larry Niven ( Book )
4 editions published between 1987 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 949 libraries worldwide
Beowulf's children by Larry Niven ( Book )
2 editions published between 1995 and 1998 in Italian and English and held by 920 libraries worldwide
The children of Earthmen who colonized part of Avalon decide they can do better and set out to conquer the rest of the planet. But the children of the monsters their parents defeated also think they can do better. A sequel to The Legacy of Heorot.
Saturn's race by Larry Niven ( Book )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 905 libraries worldwide
Chaz Kato is a citizen of Xanadu, a near-future perfect society hosting the wealthiest men and women on Earth. Kato unwittingly lends his access codes to Lenore Myles, who stumbles upon the grisly truth behind Xanadu's glittering facade. With the interests of the world's wealthiest people at stake and powerful technology at her persuer's fingertips, Lenore is in a race for her life.
Shadow Valley by Steven Barnes ( Recording )
6 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 694 libraries worldwide
This mythical tale--a sequel to Barnes' Great Sky Woman--is set in Africa in 28,000 B.C. and follows a tribal leader who must find a new land for her people.
Lion's blood : a novel of slavery and freedom in an alternate America by Steven Barnes ( Book )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 668 libraries worldwide
In a work of alternate history in which the peoples of Africa colonize the Americas, the fates of two families--one Islamic African aristocrats, the other Druidic Irish slaves--collide as two young men, one of each dynasty, confront their world and each other.
Achilles' choice by Larry Niven ( Book )
2 editions published between 1991 and 1993 in English and held by 637 libraries worldwide
In the night of the heat : a Tennyson Hardwick novel by Blair Underwood ( Book )
5 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 569 libraries worldwide
Hoping for a respite as his father slowly recovers from a stroke, Hollywood actor Tennyson Hardwick strives to land decent acting jobs and enjoys a relationship with his new girlfriend, circumstances that affect his perceptions about commitment and responsibility.
Charisma by Steven Barnes ( Book )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 541 libraries worldwide
An experimental technique to teach high-risk children the strategies that will allow them to succeed in life takes a nightmarish turn when it is discovered that the model for the project had a terrifying secret life that has been passed on to the children.
From Cape Town with love : a Tennyson Hardwick novel by Blair Underwood ( Book )
4 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 507 libraries worldwide
"Actor-turned-detective Tennyson Hardwick has solved two high-profile deaths in Hollywood, but nothing has prepared him for a race to save a child?s life"--Cover, p. 2.
Zulu heart by Steven Barnes ( Book )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 441 libraries worldwide
In the late nineteenth century in an America colonized by Africa, two men of very different backgrounds become caught in the middle as a rebellion builds toward civil war and divided loyalties threaten to destroy them.
The moon maze game by Larry Niven ( Book )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 434 libraries worldwide
Offered a dream job escorting a teenage heir on a fabulous moon role-playing vacation, Scotty Griffin, a personal security specialist, becomes embroiled in a violent reality game involving armed terrorists, psychological tests, and a large audience.
Dream Park by Larry Niven ( Book )
6 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in English and Italian and held by 390 libraries worldwide
Iron shadows by Steven Barnes ( Book )
2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 387 libraries worldwide
The ex-husband and ex-wife team of PIs Jax Carpenter and Cat Juvell--he black, she white--are hired to rescue an heiress from cult leaders after her fortune. The cultists are a pair of mutants from an A-bomb drop on a Japanese city in World War II.
The California voodoo game by Larry Niven ( Book )
2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 380 libraries worldwide
Blood brothers by Steven Barnes ( Book )
2 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 322 libraries worldwide
In Los Angeles, a black man and a white supremacist battle their dead ancestors. Years ago a black slave taught his white master to live forever by absorbing the life essence of his descendants. The men have discovered they are on the menu.
The Barsoom project by Larry Niven ( Book )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 226 libraries worldwide
Haunted by her past encounter in Dream Park, where the horrific special effects became real, Eviane returns to confront her nightmares but gets entangled in a vicious game where she is stalked by a killer.
The Cestus deception by Steven Barnes ( Recording )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 188 libraries worldwide
Obi-Wan Kenobi and an envoy are sent to a planet that produces bio-droids to persuade them not to sell to the Confederacy of Independent Systems, else the Republic will launch a full-scale attack. For Obi-Wan, the prospect of such wholesale slaughter only serves to fuel his growing suspicions about the sinister path the Republic seems to be taking.
Actors Africa African American actors African American men Alternative histories (Fiction) Amusement parks Aristocracy (Social class) Audiobooks California California--Los Angeles California--Los Angeles--Hollywood Charisma (Personality trait) Children of minorities Colonies Computer adventure games Computer hackers Cults Dream Park (Imaginary place) Druids and Druidism Europeans Fantasy gamers Fantasy games Fiction Freedmen Healers Human experimentation in psychology Immortality Imperialism Imprinting (Psychology) Intercountry adoption Kenobi, Obi-Wan (Fictitious character) Life on other planets Moon Poor children Prehistoric peoples Private investigators Race relations Role playing Science fiction Science fiction Slaves South Africa South Africa--Cape Town Space colonies Star Wars fiction Star Wars fiction Tanzania Tanzania--Mount Kilimanjaro Utopias Women private investigators
Barnes, Steven Emory, 1952-