- GREEN, Roland J(ames)
- (1944-)US writer whose first sale was the first volume in the Wandor SWORD-AND-SORCERY sequence (see listing below), though his first published work was a volume in the similar Richard Blade sequence (see listing below) under the house name Jeffrey Lord. His sf has generally been written in collaboration, notably 2 vols in the Janissaries sequence of military novels with Jerry POURNELLE, Janissaries: Clan and Crown (1982) and Janissaries III: Storms of Victory (1988). Others include: Jamie the Red (1984) with Gordon R. DICKSON; a continuation of H. Beam PIPER'sParatime Police/Lord Kalvan books with John F. CARR, Great King's War * (1985); and The Book of Kantela (1985) with Frieda Murray (RJG's wife). The Peace Company series of military sf novels - Peace Company (1985), These Green Foreign Hills (1987) and The Mountain Walks (1989) - are by RJG alone, as is the Starcruiser Shenandoah sequence, comprising Squadron Alert (1989), Division of the Spoils (1990), The Sum of Things (1991), Vain Command (1992), The Painful Field (1993) and Warriors for the Working Day (1994). In these works it is difficult to pin down any strongly individual tone.JCOther works: The Wandor books, comprising Wandor's Ride (1973), Wandor's Journey (1975), Wandor's Voyage (1979) and Wandor's Flight (1981); Throne of Sherran: The Book of Kanetal (1985); novels tied to Robert E. HOWARD's Conan, Conan the Valiant * (1988), Conan the Guardian * (1991),Conan the Relentless * (1992), Conan and the Gods of theMountain * (1993) and Conan at the Demon's Gate * (1994).As Jeffery Lord,\#9 through \#37 of the -\#1 through \#8 were by Manning Lee STOKES; \#30 was by Ray NELSON- Richard Blade series, Kingdom of Royth (1974), Ice Dragon (1974), Dimension of Dreams (1974), King of Zunga (1975), TheGolden Steed (1975), The Temples of Ayocan (1975), The Towers of Melnon (1975), The Crystal Seas (1975), The Mountains of Brega (1976), Warlords of Gaikon (1976), Looters of Tharn (1976), Guardians of the Coral Throne (1976),Champion of the Gods (1976), The Forests of Gleor (1977), Empire ofBlood (1977), The Dragons of Englor (1977), The Torian Pearls (1977), City of the Living Dead (1978), Master of the Hashomi (1978), Wizard of Rentoro (1978), Treasure of the Stars (1978), Gladiators of Hapanu (1979), Piratesof Gohar (1979), Killer Plants of Binaark (1980), The Ruins of Kaldac (1981), The Lords of the Crimson River (1981), Return to Kaldac (1983) andWarriors of Laittan (1984).As John CLEVE: Spaceways \#15: Starship Sapphire (1984) with Andrew J. OFFUTT, writing together as Cleve.As Editor: 2 vols in the War World SHARED-WORLD anthologies created by Jerry Pournelle: The Burning Eye * (anth 1988) and Death's Head Rebellion * (anth 1990), bothwith John F. Carr.
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