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Prometheus Award for Best Novel -- Nominees

Sorted by year.
*finalist
**winner

2007

  • Orson Scott Card, Empire (TOR Books)*
  • David D. Friedman, Harald (Baen Books)
  • Robert Heinlein and Spider Robinson, Variable Star (TOR Books)
  • Elizabeth Moon, Engaging the Enemy (Ballantine Books/Del Rey)
  • John Scalzi, The Ghost Brigades (TOR Books)*
  • Charles Stross, Glasshouse (Penguin Group)**
  • Charles Stross, The Clan Corporate (TOR Books)
  • John Varley, Red Lightning (Ace Books)
  • Vernor Vinge, Rainbows End (TOR Books)*
  • F. Paul Wilson, Harbingers (FORGE)*
  • 2006

  • Terry Goodkind, Chainfire (TOR Books)*
  • Stephen Gould, Reflex (TOR Books)
  • Gen LaGreca, Noble Vision (Winged Victory Press)
  • Ken MacLeod, Learning the World (TOR Books)**
  • Richard Mgrdechian, 3000 Years (iUniverse, Inc.)
  • Walter Mosley. 47 (Little, Brown and Company)*
  • Vin Suprynowicz, The Black Arrow (Mountain Media)*
  • Charles Stross, Accelerando (Ace/Putnam Books)
  • Charles Stross, The Hidden Family (TOR Books)*
  • Michael L. Wentz, Resurrection of Liberty (Novalibre Publishing, LLC (October 6, 2005))
  • F. Paul Wilson, Infernal (Forge Books)
  • Claire Wolfe and Aaron Zelman, RebelFire: Out of the Gray Zone (RebelFire Press at www.rebelfirerock.com)*
  • Michael Z. Williamson, The Weapon (Freehold War) (Baen Books)
  • John C. Wright, Mists of Everness (TOR Books)
  • 2005

  • Neal Stephenson, The System of the World** (William Morrow)
  • Michael Crichton, State of Fear (Harper Collins)*
  • Brad Linaweaver and Kent J. Hastings, Anarquia (Sense of Wonder Press)*
  • Ken MacLeod, Newton's Wake (TOR Books)*
  • Elizabeth Moon, Marque and Reprisal (Ballantine Books/Del Rey)*
  • 2004

  • F. Paul Wilson, Sims** (Forge Books)
  • Terry Goodkind, Naked Empire* (Tor Books)
  • Paul Levinson, The Pixel Eye* (Tor Books)
  • Chris Moriarty, Spin State* (Bantam Books)
  • J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix* (Scholastic Press)
  • 2003

  • Carl Bussjaeger, Net Assets (NetAssetsBook.com)
  • Greg Egan, Schild's Ladder* (EOS/HarperCollins)
  • Eric Flint and David Drake, The Tyrant (Baen Books)
  • Ken MacLeod, Dark Light* (TOR Books)
  • Anne McCaffrey, Freedom's Ransom (Ace/Putnam)
  • Robert A. Metzger, Picoverse (Berkley Trade)
  • Terry Pratchett, Night Watch** (HarperCollins)
  • J. Neil Schulman, Escape from Heaven* (Pulpless.com)
  • Allen Steele, Coyote (ACE/Putnam Books)
  • F. Paul Wilson, The Haunted Air* (Forge Books)
  • 2002

  • Michael Flynn, Falling Stars* (TOR Books)
  • Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson, Dune: House Corrino (Bantam Spectra)
  • James Hogan, Martian Knightlife (Baen Books)
  • Donald Kingsbury, Psychohistorical Crisis** (TOR Books)
  • Gentry Lee, The Tranquility Wars (Bantam Spectra)
  • Ken MacLeod, Cosmonaut Keep (TOR Books)
  • Karen Michalson, Enemy Glory* (TOR Books)
  • Spider Robinson, The Free Lunch (TOR Books)
  • L. Neil Smith, The American Zone* (TOR Books)
  • F. Paul Wilson, Hosts* (TOR Books)
  • 2001

  • John Barnes, Candle (TOR Books)
  • Michael Flynn, Lodestar* (TOR Books)
  • James Hogan, The Legend That Was Earth (Baen Books)
  • Ken MacLeod, The Sky Road* (TOR Books)
  • Rebecca Ore, Outlaw School (HarperCollins/EOS)
  • Terry Pratchett, The Truth* (HarperCollins)
  • Thomas Sipos, Vampire Nation (www.communistvampires.com)
  • L. Neil Smith, Forge of the Elders* (Baen Books)
  • Steve White, Eagle Against the Stars* (Baen Books)
  • Will Shetterly, Chimera (TOR Books)
  • F. Paul Wilson, Conspiracies (Forge Books)
  • F. Paul Wilson, All the Rage (FORGE Books)
  • 2000

  • Poul Anderson, Operation Luna (TOR Books)
  • Gregory Benford, The Martian Race* (Warner Aspect)
  • William Forstchen, Prometheus (Baen Books)
  • James Hogan, Cradle of Saturn* (Baen Books)
  • Ken MacLeod, The Cassini Division* (TOR Books)
  • Richard Steinberg, Nobody's Safe (Bantam Books)
  • Neal Stephenson, Cryptonomicon* (Avon Books)
  • Marc Stiegler, Earthweb (Baen Books)
  • Vernor Vinge, A Deepness in the Sky** (TOR Books)
  • Jack Williamson, The Silicon Dagger (TOR Books)
  • 1999

  • Ben Bova, Moonwar* (Avon Books)
  • David Calderwood, Revolutionary Language (White Knight Publishing)
  • Orson Scott Card, Heartfire (TOR Books)
  • Oscar L. Fellows, Operation Damocles (Baen Books)
  • Michael Flynn, Rogue Star* (TOR Books)
  • Anne McCaffrey, Freedom's Challenge (Ace/Putnam)
  • Don L. Tiggre, Y2K: The Millennium Bug* (Xlibris Corporation)
  • Harry Turtledove, Between the Rivers (TOR Books)
  • John Varley, The Golden Globe** (Berkley)
  • F. Paul Wilson, Legacies (TOR/Forge)
  • F. Paul Wilson and Matthew Costello, Masque* (Warner Books)
  • 1998

  • Poul Anderson, The Fleet of Stars*
  • C.J. Cherryh, Finity's End*
  • Bart Kosko, Nanotime*
  • Ken MacLeod, The Stone Canal** (extended eligibility due to special rule for non-US publications)
  • Anne McCaffrey, Freedom's Choice
  • Melanie Rawn, Exiles: The Mageborn Traitor
  • L. Neil Smith, Bretta Martyn*
  • Katie Waitman, The Merro Tree
  • Walter Jon Williams, City on Fire
  • F. Paul Wilson, Deep as the Marrow
  • 1997

  • Michael Flynn, Firestar*
  • Steven Gould, Wildside*
  • James P. Hogan, Paths to Otherwhere*
  • Victor Koman, Kings of the Hight Frontier**
  • Brad Linaweaver, Sliders*
  • Ken MacLeod, The Stone Canal*
  • 1996

  • Ursula LeGuin, Four Ways to Forgiveness*
  • Ken MacLeod, The Star Fraction**
  • Victor Milan, CLD*
  • Erik Frank Russell & Alan Dean Foster, Design for Great-Day*
  • Neal Stephenson, The Diamond Age*
  • F. Paul Wilson, Implant
  • 1995

  • Poul Anderson, The Stars are also Fire**
  • A.A. Attanasio, Solis
  • Orson Scott Card & Kathryn Kramer, Lovelock
  • Richard Fulmer, Deadly Care
  • Dean Koontz, Dark Rivers of the Heart*
  • Nancy Kress, Beggars and Choosers
  • F. Paul Wilson, The Select
  • 1994

  • M.J. Engh, The Rainbow Man*
  • Lisa Goldstein, Strange Devices of the Sun and Moon
  • P.D. James, The Children of Men
  • Nancy Kress, Beggars in Spain*
  • Charles Platt, The Silicon Man*
  • L. Neil Smith, Pallas**
  • Amy Thomson, Virtual Girl*
  • F. Paul Wilson, Nightworld
  • 1993

  • James P. Hogan, The Multiplex Man**
  • 1992

  • Larry Niven, Michael Flynn, & Jerry Pournelle, Fallen Angels**
  • Thomas Thomas, ME*
  • D.L. Carey, Distant Drums*
  • Peter David, The Rift; Star Trek #59*
  • Charles Platt, Silicon Man*
  • Joel Rosenberg, D'Shai*
  • Kay Nolte Smith, A Tale of the Wind*
  • F. Paul Wilson, The Tery*
  • 1991

  • Michael Flynn, In the Country of the Blind**
  • James Hogan, The Inifnity Gambit*
  • Alan Moore, V for Vendetta*
  • Victor Milan, Cybernetic Shogun*
  • S.M Stirling, Under the Yoke*
  • 1990

  • Poul Anderson, The Boat of a Million Years*
  • Chet Day, Hacker
  • Joe Haldeman, Buying Time
  • Robert Heinlein, Grumbles from the Grave
  • James Hogan, Mirror Maze*
  • Victor Koman, Solomon's Knife**
  • Barry Longyear, Infinity Hold*
  • Robert Mason, Weapon
  • Lois McMaster Bujold, Borders of Infinity
  • Charles Platt, Free Zone
  • S.M. Stirling, Under the Yoke
  • Neil Smith, Henry Martyn*
  • 1989

  • Edward Abbey, The Fool's Progress
  • Roger MacBride Allen, Farside Cannon
  • Lois McMaster Bujold, Falling Free*
  • William Gibson, Mona Lisa Overdrive
  • Robert Heinlein, To Sail Beyond the Sunset*
  • Brad Linaweaver, Moon of Ice**
  • Shelly Rueben, Julian Solo
  • John Shirley, A Splendid Chaos
  • Neil Smith, Brightsuit MacBear
  • Melinda Snodgrass, Final Circuit* Marc Stiegler, David's Sling*
  • Walter Jon Williams, Voice of the Whirlwind
  • 1988

  • David Brin, The Uplift War*
  • Gordon Dickson, The Way of the Pilgrim*
  • Elayn Harvey, Warhaven (
  • Victor Koman, The Jehovah Contract**
  • Nancy Kress, An Alien Light
  • Julian May, Intervention
  • Thomas McDonough, Architects of Hyperspace
  • Toni Morrison, Beloved
  • Thomas Thomas, First Citizen*
  • Melinda Snodgrass, Circuit Breaker*
  • 1987

  • Margaret Atwood, The Handmaid's Tale*
  • Joan Slonczewski, A Door into Ocean*
  • L. Neil Smith, The Crystal Empire*
  • Melinda Snodgrass, Circuit*
  • Vernor Vinge, Marooned in Realtime**
  • 1986

  • Piers Anthony, Bio of a Space Tyrant, Vol IV
  • Ben Bova, Voyagers II: The Alien Within
  • C.J. Cherryh, The Kif Strike Back
  • Glen Cook, A Matter of Time*
  • Philip K. Dick, Radio Free Albemuth*
  • Frank Herbert, Chapterhouse Dune
  • James P. Hogan, The Proteus Operation
  • Stephanie T. Hoppe, Windrider
  • K.W. Jeter, Glass Hammer
  • Nancy Kress, Trinity
  • Victor Milan, Cybernetic Samurai**
  • Robert Moss, Moscow Rules
  • Kay Nolte Smith, Elegy for a Soprano*
  • L. Neil Smith, Galltin Divergence*
  • Gene Wolf, Free Live Free
  • Timothy Zahn, Spinneret (1986)
  • 1985

  • Lee Correy, Manna*
  • Gordon Dickson, Final Encyclopedia*
  • L. Neil Smith, Tom Paine Maru*
  • Gregory Benford, Across the Sea of Suns
  • A.C. Crispin, V
  • Samuel R. Delany, Stars in my Pockets Like Grains of Sand
  • Richard Elliot, The Sword of Allah
  • Frank Herbert, Heretics of Dune
  • Bruce T. Holmes, Anvil of the Heart
  • Julian May, The Adversary
  • Richard Menroe, The Shattered Stars
  • H. Beam Piper, Fuzzy and Other People
  • Mario Puzo, The Sicillian
  • Kim Stanley Robinson, Icehenge
  • Vernor Vinge, The Peace War*
  • F. Paul Wilson, The Tomb*
  • Robert Anton Wilson, Right Where you are Sitting Now
  • Winner: None of the Above
  • 1984

  • Erica Holzer, Double Crossing*
  • Ardath Mayhar, Khi to Freedom
  • Neil Schulman, The Rainbow Cadenza**
  • Steven Boyett, Ariel
  • Gregory Benford, Agaist Infinity
  • John Cleve (aka Victor Koman), Jonuta Rising
  • Mack Reynolds, The Lagrangists
  • Alan Dean Foster, The Man Who Used the Universe
  • Lee Correy, Manna
  • David Gerrold, A Matter for Men
  • John Varley, Millenium
  • Kay Nolte Smith, Mindspell
  • L. Neil Smith, Lando Calrissian and the Starcave of Thonboka
  • L. Neil Smith, Nagasaki Vector*
  • Samual Delaney, Neveryona
  • Poul Anderson, New America
  • Julian May, The Nonborn King
  • Piers Anthony, On a Pale Horse
  • Poul Anderson, Orion Shall Rise*
  • Piers Anthony, Refugee
  • Robert Wilfred Franson, The Shadow of the Ship
  • Marion Zimmer Bradley, Thendra House*
  • Barry Longyear, The Tomorrow Testament
  • Sondra Marshak & Myrna Culbreath, Triangle
  • James P. Hogan, Code of the Lifemaker
  • 1983

  • Piers Anthony, Vicious Circle
  • Ben Bova, Voyagers
  • CJ Cherryh, Pride of Chanur
  • Philip K. Dick, The Divine Invasion
  • M.A. Foster, The Morphodite
  • Robert Heinlein, Friday*
  • James Hogan, Voyage from Yesteryear**
  • Jacqueline Lichtenberh & Jean Lorrah, First Channel
  • Ann Maxwell, Fire Dancer*
  • Julian May, The Golden Torc
  • Julian May, The Many-Colored Land*
  • Michael Moorcock, The Warhound and the WorldÕs Pain
  • Larry Niven & Jerry Pournelle, Oath of Fealty*
  • Kevin O'Donnel, War of Omission
  • H. Beam Piper, First Cycle
  • Kay Nolte Smith, Catching Fire
  • L. Neil Smith, The Venus Belt
  • L. Neil Smith, Their Majesties' Bucketeers
  • Bob Stickgold, The California Coven Project
  • Nicholas Yermakov, Epiphany
  • Robert Anton Wilson, Masks of the Illuminati
  • 1982

  • Gary Bennett, The Star Sailors
  • Lee Corey, Star Driver
  • Samuel Delaney, Tales of Neveryon*
  • Thomas Disch, On the Wings of Song
  • Erika Holzer, Double Crossing
  • Stephen King, Firestarter
  • Ursula K. Le Guin, Malafrena
  • Barry Longyear, Circus World
  • Byron Preiss & Michael Reaves, Dragonworld
  • Tom Robbins, Still Life with Woodpecker
  • J. Neil Schulman, Alongside Night*
  • Kay Nolte Smith, The Watcher*
  • L. Neil Smith, The Probability Broach**
  • Norman Spinrad, A World Between
  • Norman Spinrad, Song From the Stars*
  • Joan Sloanczewski, Still Forms on Foxfield
  • Douglas Terman, Free Flight
  • Kurt Vonnegut, Jailbird
  • F. Paul Wilson, An Enemy of the State*
  • 1979

  • Paul Wilson, Wheels Within Wheels**

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