Gini Koch

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Gini Koch
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Born January 25
Pen name Anita Ensal, A.E. Stanton, Jemma Chase, J.C. Koch, G.J. Koch
Occupation Novelist, short story author
Genre Science fiction, Fantasy, Horror, Science Fiction Romance
Literary movement Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror, Science Fiction Romance
Notable works The Alien Series

Gini Koch (born Jeanne Marie Gerrard on January 25, in California), is a science fiction, fantasy, and horror writer based in Phoenix, Arizona.[1] She is best known for the Alien Series (informally known as the "Katherine 'Kitty' Katt" series) novels, published in the United States by DAW Books. She speaks frequently on what it takes to become a successful author and other aspects of writing and the publishing business. She is also the Lead Editor at Raphael’s Village, an online, nonpaying ’zine, and is a featured guest columnist, reviewer, and webcaster for Slice of SciFi and It’s Comic Book Day.

Notable works[edit]

The Alien/Katherine "Kitty" Katt Series[edit]

  • Touched by an Alien published April 2010[2][3]
  • Alien Tango published December 2010[4]
  • Alien in the Family published April 2011
  • Alien Proliferation published December 2011[5]
  • Alien Diplomacy published April 2012
  • Alien vs. Alien published December 2012
  • Alien in the House published May 2013
  • Alien Research published December 2013
  • Alien Collective published May 2014
  • Universal Alien published December 2014
  • Alien Separation published May 2015
  • Alien in Chief published December 2015
  • Camp Alien published May 2016
  • Alien Nation published December 2016
  • Alien Education coming May 2017
  • Aliens Abroad coming December 2017
  • Aliens Like Us coming May 2018
  • Alien Galaxy
  • Alien Rescue
  • Alien Reckoning

The Necropolis Enforcement Files Series[edit]

  • The Night Beat, From the Necropolis Enforcement Files (Volume 1) published June 2012

The Alexander Outland Series (writing as G.J. Koch)[edit]

  • Alexander Outland: Space Pirate published June 2012

The Martian Alliance Series[edit]

  • The Royal Scam, Martian Alliance #1
  • Three Card Monte, Martian Alliance #2
  • A Bug's Life, Martian Alliance #3

The Neighborhood Series (writing as Anita Ensal)[edit]

  • Contingency Plan, The Neighborhood #1
  • Being Neighborly, The Neighborhood #2

The New West Series (writing as A.E. Stanton)[edit]

  • When Josie Comes Home, New West #1
  • Deacon's Ark, New West #2

Stand alone works[edit]

  • The Happy Acres Haunted Hotel for Active Seniors as Gini Koch
  • Hotter Than Hell as Jemma Chase
  • The Disciple as Jemma Chase
  • A Cup of Joe as Anita Ensal
  • Amazing & Waiting: Two Novelettes as Jemma Chase


  • The Book of Exodi The Last Day on Earth as Anita Ensal
  • Boondocks Fantasy Being Neighborly as Anita Ensal
  • Love and Rockets Wanted as Anita Ensal


Touched By an Alien was named one of the Top 10 Science Fiction and Fantasy Novels of 2010 by Booklist.[6]


  1. ^ "Gini Koch (reviews)". RT Book Reviews. Retrieved 20 October 2015. 
  2. ^ Jones, Michael M. "Touched By An Alien, Alien Tango, Alien in the Family (review)". SF Site. Retrieved 20 October 2015. 
  3. ^ "Touched by an Alien (review)". Booklist. Retrieved 20 October 2015. 
  4. ^ "Alien Tango (review)". Booklist. Retrieved 20 October 2015. 
  5. ^ "Alien Proliferation (review)". Booklist. Retrieved 20 October 2015. 
  6. ^ Olson, Ray. "Top 10 SF/Fantasy: 2010". Booklist Online. Booklist. Retrieved 27 September 2011. 

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