Adam Christopher

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Adam Christopher
BornAdam Christopher McGechan
(1978-02-02) 2 February 1978 (age 43)
Auckland, New Zealand
OccupationWriter
NationalityNew Zealander/British
Period2008–present
GenreScience fiction
Superhero fiction
Urban fantasy
Horror fiction
Crime fiction
Website
www.adamchristopher.me

Adam Christopher McGechan (born 2 February 1978 in Auckland, New Zealand),[1] who writes under the name Adam Christopher, is a New Zealand novelist. In 2006, he moved from New Zealand to North West England, where he lives with his wife.

Career[edit]

Christopher has released several books through Angry Robot and Tor Books.[2] He has also worked as an editor for nine issues of Time/Space Visualiser, the journal of the New Zealand Doctor Who Fan Club, from 2003 to 2009.[3] In 2010, he won a Sir Julius Vogel Award for Best Fan Publication for TSV.[4][5]

Bibliography[edit]

Standalone novels[edit]

  • Seven Wonders (September 2012 – ISBN 978 0 85766 195 1 [UK] | ISBN 978 0 85766 196 8 [US], Angry Robot)
  • Hang Wire (2014, Angry Robot)

Series[edit]

Empire State[edit]

Ray Electromatic Mysteries[edit]

"Brisk Money" is a novelette published by Tor.com in 2014 set in the same universe of the Ray Electromatic Mysteries.

  • Made to Kill (2015, Tor Books)
  • Standard Hollywood Depravity (2017, Tor Books)
  • Killing Is My Business (2017, Tor Books)
  • I Only Killed Him Once (2018, Tor Books)

Spider Wars[edit]

  • The Burning Dark (2014, originally titled Shadow's Call, Tor Books)
  • The Machine Awakes (2015, originally titled The Jovian Conspiracy, Tor Books)[6][7][8][9]

"Cold War" is a novelette published by Tor.com in 2014 set in the same universe of the Spider Wars series.

Tie-in fiction[edit]

Dishonored[edit]

  • Dishonored: The Corroded Man (September 27, 2016, Titan Books)
  • Dishonored: The Return of Daud (March 27, 2018, Titan Books)
  • Dishonored: The Veiled Terror (2018, Titan Books)

Elementary[edit]

  • Elementary: The Ghost Line (2015, Titan Books)
  • Elementary: Blood and Ink (2016, Titan Books)

Stranger Things[edit]

  • Stranger Things: Darkness on the Edge of Town (2019, Del Rey)

Star Wars[edit]

  • "End of Watch" in Star Wars: From A Certain Point of View (2017, Del Rey)
  • "The Witness" in Star Wars: From A Certain Point of View: The Empire Strikes Back (2020, Del Rey)
  • Shadow of the Sith (2022, Del Rey)

Comics[edit]

Dark Circle Comics/Archie Comics[edit]

Star Wars Adventures[edit]

Lazarus[edit]

  • Ganymede in Lazarus: Rising #2 (prose short story, illustrated by Michael Lark, July 24, 2019)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Internet Speculative Fiction Database"
  2. ^ [1] Archived 30 June 2012 at the Wayback Machine adamchristopher.co.uk, 23 April 2012
  3. ^ "TSV Online Archive"
  4. ^ "Sir Julius Vogel Award Results – 2010"
  5. ^ "Detective Tale with a Robotic Twist" Interview with the New Zealand Herald, 3 April 2012
  6. ^ "'The Machine Awakes' - A Sci-Fi Military Thriller Whodunit". GeekDad. 27 April 2015. Retrieved 27 May 2016.
  7. ^ "Fiction Book Review: The Machine Awakes by Adam Christopher. Tor, $25.99 (416p) ISBN 978-0-7653-7640-4". Publishers Weekly. Retrieved 27 May 2016.
  8. ^ "The Machine Awakes by Adam Christopher (book review)". SFcrowsnest. 12 January 2016. Retrieved 27 May 2016.
  9. ^ "Science Fiction: the latest must-reads". Toronto Star. Retrieved 27 May 2016.

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