Daniel Abraham (author)

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Daniel Abraham
Daniel Abraham.jpg
Abraham in 2006
Born November 1969[1]
Pen name M. L. N. Hanover, James S. A. Corey
Occupation Fiction writer
Nationality American
Period 1996–present
Genre Fantasy, science-fiction, comedy, horror
Notable works The Long Price Quartet, Leviathan Wept and Other Stories, The Dragon's Path

Daniel James Abraham (born November 1969) is a prolific American speculative fiction writer who lives in Albuquerque, New Mexico. His short stories have appeared in numerous publications and anthologies. His collaboration with Ty Franck under the name James S. A. Corey, Leviathan Wakes, was nominated for the 2012 Hugo Award for Best Novel[2] and the 2012 Locus Award for Best Science Fiction Novel.[3] His novelette "Flat Diane" was nominated for the Nebula Award. His novelette "The Cambist and Lord Iron: a Fairytale of Economics" was nominated for the Hugo Award and the World Fantasy Award.[4]

Abraham is a graduate of Clarion West Writers Workshop 1998, and sometimes collaborates with George R. R. Martin, another New Mexico resident.

Published works[edit]

The Long Price Quartet[edit]

  • A Shadow in Summer (March 7, 2006)
  • A Betrayal in Winter (August 21, 2007)
  • An Autumn War (July 22, 2008)
  • The Price of Spring (July 21, 2009)
  • Shadow and Betrayal (Jan 21, 2010) – omnibus edition of the first and second books
  • Seasons of War (Jan 21, 2010); also published as The Price of War – omnibus edition of the third and fourth books

The Dagger and the Coin[edit]

  • The Dragon's Path (April 7, 2011)
  • The King's Blood (May 22, 2012)
  • The Tyrant's Law (May 14, 2013)[5]
  • The Widow's House (August 5, 2014)[6]
  • The Spider's War (TBA) [7]

Black Sun's Daughter[edit]

Published by Simon & Schuster Pocket Books as by M. L. N. Hanover:[8]

  • Unclean Spirits (Dec 2, 2008)
  • Darker Angels (Sept 29, 2009)
  • Vicious Grace (Nov 30, 2010)
  • Killing Rites (Nov 29, 2011)
  • Graveyard Child (April 30, 2013)

The Expanse[edit]

James S.A. Corey (Ty Franck, left, and Daniel Abraham) in 2014

The Expanse space opera novels are written by Abraham and Ty Franck under the joint pseudonym James S. A. Corey.[9]

Other novels[edit]


Comic books[edit]

Short fiction[edit]

  • "Mixing Rebecca", The Silver Web #13, 1996
  • "Veritas", Absolute Magnitude, Summer 1998
  • "Jaycee", Asimov's Science Fiction, December 1999
  • "Chimera 8", Vanishing Acts (anthology), 2000
  • "Tauromachia", (with Walter Jon Williams, Sage Walker, and Michaela Roessner), Event Horizon (web site) and Asimov's, November/December 2000
  • "As Sweet", Realms of Fantasy, December 2001
  • "Exclusion", Asimov's, February 2001
  • "A Good Move in Design Space", Bones of the World (anthology), 2001
  • "The Lesson Half Learned", Asimov's, May 2001
  • "Gandhi Box", Asimov's, January 2002
  • "The Apocrypha According to Cleveland", The Silver Web #15, 2002
  • "Ghost Chocolate", Asimov's, August 2002
  • "The Mechanism of Grace", The Infinite Matrix (web site)
  • "Father Henry's Little Miracle", Wild Cards: Deuces Down (anthology), 2002
  • "The Bird of Paradise" (with Susan Fry), Asimov's, June 2003
  • "Pagliacci's Divorce", The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction (F&SF), December 2003
  • "An Amicable Divorce", The Dark (anthology), 2003
  • "Shadow Twin" (with Gardner Dozois and George R. R. Martin), Scifi.com, Summer 2004
  • "Leviathan Wept", scifiction, July 7, 2004 (available online)
  • "Flat Diane", F&SF, October/November 2004 (finalist for 2005 Nebula Award for Best Novelette)
  • “The Cambist and Lord Iron: A Fairytale of Economics”, Logorrhea (anthology), May 2007 (finalist for both 2008 Hugo Award for Best Novelette and 2008 World Fantasy Award for Best Short Fiction). The text of this story is available online at [1] or in audio at [2], both released under a creative commons license.
  • "Balfour and Meriwether in the Adventure of the Emperor's Vengeance", Enemy Of The Good: Postscripts #19 (anthology), October 2009 available in audio at [3]
  • "The Curandero and the Swede", Fantasy & ScienceFiction, March 2009
  • "Hurt Me", Songs of Love and Death (anthology), November 2010, (as M.L.N. Hanover)
  • "Balfour and Meriweather in the Vampire of Kabul", Subterranean Online, Fall 2011




  1. ^ "Daniel Abraham – Summary Bibliography". Internet Speculative Fiction Database (ISFDB). Retrieved July 30, 2014. Select a title to see its linked publication history and general information. Select a particular edition (title) for more data at that level, such as a front cover image or linked contents.
  2. ^ "2012 Hugo Awards". The Hugo Awards. Retrieved April 9, 2012. 
  3. ^ http://www.locusmag.com/News/2012/05/2012-locus-award-finalists/
  4. ^ World Fantasy Convention (2010). "Award Winners and Nominees". Retrieved 4 Feb 2011. 
  5. ^ "Daniel Abraham The Tyrant's Law cover art, synopsis and release date". 
  6. ^ http://www.amazon.com/Widows-House-Dagger-Coin/dp/031620398X/ref=sr_1_4?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1403071380&sr=1-4&keywords=the+dagger+and+the+coin.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  7. ^ http://www.danielabraham.com/2014/08/02/other-stuff/.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  8. ^ "Title Search" [by M. L. N. Hanover, parent author Daniel Abraham]. ISFDB. Retrieved July 30, 2014.
  9. ^ a b "Title Search" [by James S. A. Corey, parent authors Daniel Abraham and Ty Franck]. ISFDB. Retrieved July 30, 2014.

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