Bibliography – Charles Stross

A reading list copied from Wikipedia (to faciliate requesting the books in order)

Interesting – some I have liked a lot, others really not so much.

Stand alone works

  • Scratch Monkey (unpublished, 1993)
  • “A Colder War” (2000, novellette)
  • Toast: And Other Rusted Futures (2002, ISBN 1-58715-413-7; short story collection)
  • Accelerando (2005, ISBN 0-441-01284-1) – I did read this, I think I liked it, don’t remember why
  • Glasshouse (2006, ISBN 0-441-01403-8[3])
  • “Missile Gap” (2007, ISBN 1-59606-058-1; novella)
  • Saturn’s Children (2008, ISBN 0-441-01594-8)
  • Wireless (2009, ISBN 0441017193; short story collection)

Halting State series

  • Halting State (2007, ISBN 978-0-441-01498-9) This turned out to be interesting, and worth a follow-up.
  • Rule 34 (forthcoming mid-2011)

Eschaton series

  • Singularity Sky (2003, ISBN 0-441-01072-5)
  • Iron Sunrise (2004, ISBN 1-84149-335-X)

The “Bob Howard — Laundry” series

  • The Atrocity Archives (2004, ISBN 1-930846-25-8)
  • The Jennifer Morgue (2006, ISBN 1-930846-44-4; also contains the extra story “Pimpf”)
  • “Down on the Farm” (2008)
  • “Overtime” (2009)
  • The Fuller Memorandum (forthcoming 2010, ISBN 1-84149-770-3)

Merchant Princes series

The Merchant Princes is a series in which some humans have an ability to travel between parallel Earths, which have differing levels of technology. This series is science fiction, even though it was originally marketed by the publisher as fantasy.

The first three books were collectively nominated for and won the Sidewise Award for Alternate History in 2007.

  • The Family Trade (2004, ISBN 0-7653-0929-7)
  • The Hidden Family (2005, ISBN 0-7653-1347-2)
  • The Clan Corporate (2006, ISBN 0-7653-0930-0)
  • The Merchants’ War (2007, ISBN 0-7653-1671-4)
  • The Revolution Business (2009, ISBN 0-7653-1672-2)
  • The Trade of Queens (2010, ISBN 0-7653-1673-0)[5][6]

Omnibus titles

The Science Fiction Book Club has published omnibus editions that combine two books, without new material.

  • Timelike Diplomacy (2004; combines Singularity Sky and Iron Sunrise)
  • On Her Majesty’s Occult Service (2007, combines The Atrocity Archives and The Jennifer Morgue
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