Adam Christopher

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Adam Christopher
Born Adam Christopher McGechan
(1978-02-02) 2 February 1978 (age 39)
Auckland, New Zealand
Occupation Writer
Nationality New Zealander/British
Period 2008–present
Genre Science fiction
Superhero fiction
Urban fantasy
Horror fiction
Crime fiction
Website
www.adamchristopher.ac

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]

Series[edit]

Empire State[edit]

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]
  • The Dead Stars (forthcoming, 2017, originally titled The Stars Below, Tor Books)

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

Ray Electromatic Mysteries[edit]

  • Made to Kill (2015, Tor Books)
  • Standard Hollywood Depravity (2017, Tor Books)
  • Killing Is My Business (2017, Tor Books)

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

Tie-in fiction[edit]

Elementary[edit]

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

Dishonored[edit]

  • Dishonored: The Corroded Man (September, 27, 2016, Titan Books)
  • Dishonored: The Return of Daud (August 29, 2017, Titan Books)
  • Dishonored: Untitled book 3 (2017, Titan Books)

Comics[edit]

Dark Circle Comics/Archie Comics[edit]

  • The Shield vol. 5 #1-... (with Chuck Wendig and Drew Johnson, October 2015-ongoing)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Internet Speculative Fiction Database"
  2. ^ [1] 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. 2015-04-27. Retrieved 2016-05-27. 
  7. ^ "Fiction Book Review: The Machine Awakes by Adam Christopher. Tor, $25.99 (416p) ISBN 978-0-7653-7640-4". Publishers Weekly. Retrieved 2016-05-27. 
  8. ^ "The Machine Awakes by Adam Christopher (book review).". SFcrowsnest. 2016-01-12. Retrieved 2016-05-27. 
  9. ^ "Science Fiction: the latest must-reads". Toronto Star. Retrieved 2016-05-27. 

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