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Whates, Ian

Overview
Works: 72 works in 128 publications in 2 languages and 1,587 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Science fiction  Fantasy fiction  Short stories  Alternative histories (Fiction)  War fiction  Action and adventure fiction 
Roles: Author, Editor, edi, Compiler
Classifications: PR6123.H38, 823.92
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Ian Whates
Solaris rising : the new Solaris book of science fiction by Ian Whates( Book )

9 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Solaris Rising is the first in an exciting new series of anthologies that are set to reaffirm Solaris's proud reputation for producing high quality science fiction. The book will feature all original short stories from some of the foremost authors in the field; stories guaranteed to surprise, thrill and delight, demonstrating yet again why science fiction remains the most innovative, satisfying, and downright exciting genre of all
City of hope & despair by Ian Whates( Book )

5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dark forces are gathering in the shadowy depths, and the whole city of Thaiburley is under threat. The former street-nick, Tom, embarks on a journey to discover the source of the great river Thair, said to be the ultimate power behind all of Thaiburley
City of light & shadow by Ian Whates( Book )

6 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The monstrous Rust Warriors are back! In a land struggling to cope with the onset of the fatal bone flu, street-nick Tom and Kat - the leader of the Tattooed Men - must find a way to despatch both threats. Meanwhile, the Soul Thief is still at large, and still killing
The noise within by Ian Whates( Book )

5 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Philip Kaufman is on the run from assassins because of a scandal from his past and dangerous information that falls into his hands; meanwhile Leyton, a government black-ops specialist is ordered to hunt down the pirate vessel "The Noise Within."
The noise revealed by Ian Whates( Book )

4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After first contact with an alien civilization is made, soldier Jim Leyton leaves his agency and allies himself with a mysterious faction, meanwhile, scientist Philip Kaufman suspects that the virtual world is not what it seems
City of dreams & nightmare by Ian Whates( Book )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"From its towering palatial heights to the dregs who dwell in the city below, it's an incredible creation. When Tom, a teenage street thief from the depths, ventures into the uppermost levels to impress a girl, the last thing he expects to do is witness a murder."--Publisher's description
The mammoth book of SF wars( Book )

4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An anthology of SF stories which explores the gamut of possible future conflicts, including such themes as nuclear war, psychological and cyberwars, enhanced soldiery, mercenaries, terrorism, intelligent robotic war machines, and war with aliens
The mammoth book of alternate histories by Ian Watson( Book )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Every short story in this varied collection has one thing in common: each features some altercation in history, some divergence from historical reality, which results in a world very different from the one we know today
City of Dreams & Nightmare by Ian Whates( )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first in a series of novels set in one of the most extraordinary fantasy settings since Gormenghast - the ancient vertical city of Thaiburley. From its towering palatial heights to the dregs who dwell in The City Below, this is a vast, multi-tiered metropolis, and demons are said to dwell in the Upper Heights. Having witnessed a murder in a part of the city he should never have been in, street thief Tom has to run for his life. Down through the vast city he is pursued by sky-borne assassins, sinister Kite Guards, and agents of a darker force intent on destabilising the whole city. Accused of the crime, he must use all of his knowledge of this ancient city to flee a certain death; his only ally is Kat, a renegade like him, but she has secrets of her own
Solaris rising 3 : the new Solaris book of science fiction( Book )

4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Following Solaris Rising 1 and 2 series editor Ian Whates brings even more best-selling and cutting edge SF authors together for the latest volume of new and original ground-breaking stories
Solaris rising by Paul Di Filippo( )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Solaris Rising 1.5 continues the exciting new series of SF anthologies from Solaris and editor Ian Whates, with an exclusive ebook! An anthology of nine short stories from some of the most exciting names in science fiction today. From both sides of the Atlantic - and further afield - these nine great writers offer you everything from a mystery about the nature of the universe to an inexplicable transmission to everyone on Earth, and from engineered giant spiders to Venetian palaces in space. So settle in, and enjoy yet more proof of the extraordinary breadth and depth of contemporary SF. Featuring Adam Roberts, Aliette de Bodard, Gareth L. Powell, Mike Resnick, Sarah Lotz, Phillip Vine, Tanith Lee, Paul Cornell, Paul di Filippo
Pelquin's comet by Ian Whates( Book )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In an age of exploration, the crew of the freetrader Pelquin's Comet set out to claim a cache of alien technology that will make them rich, but they are not the only interested party and find themselves in competition with a major corporation. They are also lumbered with an unwelcome passenger - an agent of the bank funding their expedition - who may be a great deal more than he seems. High octane adventure, dark secrets, hidden agendas and double-cross lie in store for the Comet and her motley crew as they pursue their goal to very edge of human space
Celebration : an anthology of original stories commemorating the 50th anniversary of the British Science Fiction Association by Brian W Aldiss( Book )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

2001 : an odyssey in words : commemorating the centenary of Sir Arthur C. Clarke's birth( Book )

2 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twenty-seven stories of exactly 2001 words to honour one of science fiction's literary greats, written by some of the finest SF authors of today, including ten winners of the Arthur C. Clarke Award and thirteen who have been shortlisted
Fables from the fountain( Book )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A volume of all original stories written as homage to Arthur C. Clarke's 'Tales from the White Hart', featuring many of today's top genre writers, including Neil Gaiman, Charles Stross, Stephen Baxter, James Lovegrove, Liz Williams, Adam Roberts, Eric Brown, Ian Watson, Peter Crowther, and David Langford
Legends : stories in honour of David Gemmell( Book )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Time pieces : eight stories of speculation and imagination : all originl to this anthology( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Further conflicts( Book )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Geisterjagd Roman by Ian Whates( Book )

3 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in German and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ein Raumschiff mit tödlichem Geheimnis Die Zukunft: Das lang ersehnte Interface zwischen Mensch und künstlicher Intelligenz steht kurz vor der Serienreife. Philip Kaufman, der Entwickler des Interface, muss sich plötzlich vor einem Anschlag in Sicherheit bringen, während draussen im All Spezialeinheiten Jagd auf ein geheimnisvolles Piratenschiff machen. Doch weder Kaufman noch seine Gegenspieler ahnen, dass hinter all diesen Ereignissen eine finstere, gefährliche Bedrohung lauert ... Ian Whates hat schon früh in seiner Kindheit die Liebe zur Science Fiction entdeckt und seitdem zahlreiche Geschichten und Romane veröffentlicht. Er ist Vorstandsmitglied der British Science-Fiction Association sowie der Science-Fiction Writers Associaton. Ian Whates ist verheiratet und lebt in Cambridgeshire
Paradox : stories inspired by the Fermi Paradox( Book )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Fermi Paradox is the apparent contradiction between the high probability of extraterrestrial civilizations' existence and the lack of contact with such civilizations. In Paradox, some of the world's leading science fiction authors are joined by physicists and other scientists in writing original stories inspired by Fermi's famous paradox, which has to number among the most diverting and perplexing puzzles of modern existence, daring to ask... Where Is Everybody?" -- provided by publisher
 
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City of hope & despairCity of light & shadowThe noise withinThe noise revealedCity of dreams & nightmareThe mammoth book of alternate historiesCity of Dreams & NightmareCelebration : an anthology of original stories commemorating the 50th anniversary of the British Science Fiction Association
Alternative Names
Уэйтс Йен

Languages
English (62)

German (3)