July 20, 1931|
Boston, Massachusetts, USA
|Died||December 10, 2014
Monroe, Maine, USA
Donald Moffitt (July 20, 1931 – December 10, 2014) was an American author who wrote a number of science fiction novels. Most famous among these are The Genesis Quest and Second Genesis. While he was the author of many titles under his own name he also used the pseudonyms Paul Kenyon, Victor Sondheim, and Paul King. Known for his science fiction, Moffitt later turned his attention to historical mysteries.
- The Jupiter Theft (1977)
- The Genesis Quest (1986)
- Second Genesis (1986)
- Crescent in the Sky (1989)
- A Gathering of Stars (1990)
- Jovian (2003)
- Children of the Comet (2015, published posthumously)
- The Devil’s Due (Fantastic Science Fiction Stories, May 1960; reprinted in Strange Fantasy, Fall 1969)
- The Scroll (The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, May 1972)
- The Man Who Was Beethoven (The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, December 1972)
- Literacy (Analog Science Fiction and Fact, April 1994)
- The Beethoven Project (Analog Science Fiction and Fact, April 2008)
- Feat of Clay (Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine, September 2008)
- The Affair of the Phlegmish Master (Analog Science Fiction and Fact, June 2009)
- Deadly Passage (Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine, November 2009)
- A Death in Samoa (Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine, October 2011)
- A Snitch in Time (Analog Science Fiction and Fact, January–February 2011)
- The Color of Gold (Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine, March 2015)
- A Handful of Clay (Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine, July–August 2015)
Also writing under Book Creations, Inc., house pseudonym "Paul Kenyon", he wrote in mid-70's The Baroness, a spy thriller series.
- "Donald Moffitt (1931-2014)". Locus Online. December 15, 2014. Retrieved December 16, 2014.
- Landrigan, Linda (July–August 2015). "Editor". Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine. 60 (7 & 8): 4, 5.
- Donald Moffitt at the Internet Speculative Fiction Database
- "Donald Moffitt". goodreads.com. Archived from the original on 2011-11-30. Retrieved 2011-11-30.
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