Sheri Stewart Tepper (born July 16, 1929) is an American author of science fiction, horror and mystery novels; she is particularly known as a feminist science fiction writer, often with an ecofeminist slant.
Littleton, Colorado, for most of her career (1962–1986) she worked for Rocky Mountain Planned Parenthood, where she eventually became Executive Director. She has two children and is married to Gene Tepper. She currently operates a guest ranch near Santa Fe, New Mexico.
She has written under several pseudonyms, including
A. J. Orde, E. E. Horlak, and B. J. Oliphant. Her early work was published under the name Sheri S. Eberhart. Works [edit ] Novels [edit ] Series [edit ] The True Game (a trilogy of trilogies) The Peter series was the first published. The Mavin series takes place earlier. The series takes place during and after the same time period as the Jinian Peter series, often giving a different perspective on the same events. The Books of the True Game: Peter King's Blood Four (Ace Books, 1983) (first novel) Necromancer Nine (Ace Books, 1983) Wizard's Eleven (Ace Books, 1984) The True Game (1-volume edition) (1985) The Books of the True Game: Mavin Manyshaped The Song of Mavin Manyshaped (Ace Books, 1985) The Flight of Mavin Manyshaped (Ace Books, 1985) The Search of Mavin Manyshaped (Ace Books, 1985) The Chronicles of Mavin Manyshaped (1-volume edition) (1985) The Books of the True Game: Jinian Jinian Footseer (Tor Books, 1985) Dervish Daughter (Tor Books, 1986) Jinian Star-Eye (Tor Books, 1986) The End of the Game (1-volume edition) The Marianne Trilogy Marianne, the Magus, and the Manticore (Ace Books, 1985) Marianne, the Madame, and the Momentary Gods (Ace Books, 1988) Marianne, the Matchbox, and the Malachite Mouse (Ace Books, 1989) The Marianne Trilogy (1-volume edition) Ettison Duo Blood Heritage (Tor Books, 1986) The Bones (Tor Books, 1987) The Awakeners: NorthShore (Tor Books, 1987) SouthShore (Tor Books, 1987) The Awakeners (1-volume edition) (1989) (a later 1-volume edition erroneously claims to be first) Plague of Angels: A Plague of Angels (Bantam, 1993) The Waters Rising (Eos, released August 31, 2010) The Arbai Trilogy (Doubleday, 1989) – Hugo and Locus Awards nominee, 1990 Grass [1 ] Raising the Stones (Doubleday, 1990) Sideshow (Doubleday, 1992) – John W. Campbell Award nominee, 1993 [2 ] Non-series [edit ] The Revenants (Berkley Publishing, 1984) After Long Silence (1987) (UK: The Enigma Score) (1988) The Gate to Women's Country Beauty (Doubleday, 1991) (Revised UK edition is author's preferred text) – Locus Award winner, 1992 [3 ] Shadow's End (1994) Gibbon's Decline & Fall (1996) – Arthur C. Clarke Award nominee, 1997 [4 ] (1997) – Arthur C. Clarke Award nominee, 1998 The Family Tree [5 ] Six Moon Dance (1998) (1999) Singer from the Sea The Fresco (2000) – John W. Campbell Memorial Award nominee, 2001 [6 ] (2002) – John W. Campbell Memorial Award nominee, 2003 The Visitor [7 ] (2003) – John W. Campbell Memorial Award nominee, 2004 The Companions [8 ] (released June 1, 2007 by Eos) – John W. Campbell Memorial Award nominee, 2008; The Margarets Arthur C. Clarke Award nominee, 2009 [9 ] [10 ] Fish Tales (2014) [11 ] Short works [edit ] "The Gardener" (novella) in Night Visions 6. Released as The Bone Yard (1988) in mass market. Collaboration with F. Paul Wilson and Ray Garton. "Someone Like You" in The Further Adventures of the Joker (ed. Martin Greenberg) (1990) The "Crazy" Carol Stories "The Gazebo" in , October 1990 The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction "Raccoon Music" in The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, February 1991 "The Gourmet" in The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, October/November 1991 Poetry [edit ] "Lullaby, 1990" in , December 1963 (as Sheri S. Eberhart) Galaxy "Ballad of the Interstellar Merchants" in Galaxy, December 1964 (as Sheri S. Eberhart) Essays/articles [edit ] "Extraterrestrial Trilogue" in Galaxy, August 1961 (as Sheri S. Eberhart)
Educational pamphlets for
Rocky Mountain Planned Parenthood: The People Know, 1968 The Perils of Puberty, 1974 The Problem with Puberty, 1976 This Is You, 1977 So Your Happily Ever After Isn't, 1977 The Great Orgasm Robbery, 1977 So You Don't Want To Be A Sex Object, 1978 Pseudonymous works [edit ] as E. E. Horlak (horror): Still Life (Bantam, 1987 / 1988) as B. J. Oliphant (mystery): Shirley McClintock Mysteries: Dead in the Scrub (1990) The Unexpected Corpse (1990) Deservedly Dead (1992) Death and the Delinquent (1993) Death Served Up Cold (1994) A Ceremonial Death (1996) Here's to the Newly Dead (1997) as A. J. Orde (mystery): The Jason Lynx Mysteries, featuring a Colorado antiques dealer and his significant other, a female cop: A Little Neighborhood Murder: A Jason Lynx Novel (1989) Death and the Dogwalker: A Jason Lynx Novel (1990) Death for Old Time's Sake: A Jason Lynx Novel (1992) Looking for the Aardvark (1993) (also published in paperback as Dead on Sunday, 1994) A Long Time Dead (Fawcett, 1994) A Death of Innocents: A Jason Lynx Novel (1996, 1997) References [edit ] External links [edit ]