Charles E. Gannon

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Charles E. Gannon
Born (1960-03-17) March 17, 1960 (age 58)[1]
Teaneck, New Jersey, United States[1]
Nationality American
Education Fordham University (1997), Ph.D.[1]
Syracuse University (1985), M.S.
Brown University (1982), B.A.
Occupation Game designer, novelist
Writing career
Period 1994–present
Genre Science fiction

Charles E. Gannon is a novelist, and a game designer who has worked primarily on role-playing games.


Charles Gannon wrote Hard Times (1991), a MegaTraveller book which pushed the background metaplot up by six years.[2]:60 Gannon wrote many articles in Challenge magazine about "The Hinterworlds", a sector of space in the Imperium of the Traveller universe.[2]:59

Gannon has also written novels in the 1632 series, including 1635: The Papal Stakes (2012),[3][4][5][6] 1636: Commander Cantrell in the West Indies (2014),[7] and 1636: The Vatican Sanction (2015).[8] His novels Fire with Fire and Trial by Fire were both nominated for the Nebula Award for Best Novel (in 2014 and 2015 respectively).[citation needed]


Tales of the 22nd Century series (aka Caine Riordan series, aka Tales of the Terran Republic)[edit]

  1. Fire with Fire (2013), ISBN 1-451-63883-3
  2. Trial by Fire (2014), ISBN 1-476-73664-2
  3. Raising Caine (2015), ISBN 1-476-78093-5
  4. Caine's Mutiny (2017), ISBN 9781476782195
  5. Marque of Caine (upcoming)[citation needed]
  6. Endangered Species (upcoming)[citation needed]
  7. Protected Species (upcoming)[citation needed]

Spinoffs and Related Fiction[edit]

  • Lost Signals of the Terran Republic (upcoming),[citation needed] an anthology edited by Gannon of fiction set in the universe of Caine Riordan
  • Misbegotten (upcoming),[citation needed] a non-mainline Terran Republic novel


These books are written with other authors in their shared settings.

Starfire series[edit]

The 1632 series[edit]


  1. ^ a b c Gannon, Charles Edward (1998). Speculative fiction: Literature of political transformation (Ph.D.). Fordham University. OCLC 40064874 – via ProQuest. (Subscription required (help)).
  2. ^ a b Shannon Appelcline (2011). Designers & Dragons. Mongoose Publishing. ISBN 978-1-907702- 58-7.
  3. ^ Lawhorn, Bill (October 2, 2012). "1635: Papal Stakes (Ring of Fire)". SFRevu.
  4. ^ "MBR Bookwatch". Midwest Book Review. 11 (12). December 2012.
  5. ^ "1635: The Papal Stakes by Eric Flint and Charles E. Gannon". Mixed Book Bag. July 23, 2012.
  6. ^ "Book Review: 1635: The Papal Stakes by Eric Flint and Charles E. Gannon". Rena's Hub of Random. March 7, 2013.
  7. ^ Forthcoming | The official home page of author Eric Flint
  8. ^ Spectrum Literary Agency - 320 Central Park West, New York, NY 10025

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