Alan Dean Foster
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Alan Dean Foster

Alan Dean Foster's work to date includes excursions into hard science-fiction, fantasy, horror, detective, western, historical, and contemporary fiction. He has also written numerous non-fiction articles on film, science, and scuba diving, as well as having produced the novel versions of many films, including such well-known productions as "Star Wars", the first three "Alien" films, "Alien Nation", and "The Chronicles of Riddick". Other works include scripts for talking records, radio, computer games, and the story for the first "Star Trek" movie. His novel "Shadowkeep" was the first ever book adapation of an original computer game. In addition to publication in English his work has been translated into more than fifty languages and has won awards in Spain and Russia. His novel "Cyber Way" won the Southwest Book Award for Fiction in 1990, the first work of science-fiction ever to do so.

Foster's sometimes humorous, occasionally poignant, but always entertaining short fiction has appeared in all the major SF magazines as well as in original anthologies and several "Best of the Year" compendiums. His published oeuvre includes more than 100 books.


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    • Alien: Covenant Origins

    • The Official Prequel to the Blockbuster Film
    • By: Alan Dean Foster
    • Narrated by: Tom Taylorson
    • Length: 8 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 639
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    The Covenant mission is the most ambitious endeavor in the history of Weyland-Yutani....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Corporate Espionage, No Monsters

    • By Admiralu on 02-13-18

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    • Alien: Covenant

    • A Novel
    • By: Alan Dean Foster
    • Narrated by: Tom Taylorson
    • Length: 8 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 780
    • Performance
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    The crew of the colony ship Covenant, bound for a remote planet on the far side of the galaxy, discovers what they think is an uncharted paradise....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Not as great as I hoped

    • By James Lee Owings III on 05-31-17

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    • Alien

    • The Official Movie Novelization
    • By: Alan Dean Foster
    • Narrated by: Peter Guinness
    • Length: 9 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 679
    • Performance
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    Alan Dean Foster is the acclaimed author of movie tie-ins for Star Wars, Alien and Transformers....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Oustanding read!

    • By Jamal Love on 12-13-15

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    • Aliens

    • The Official Movie Novelization
    • By: Alan Dean Foster
    • Narrated by: William Hope
    • Length: 9 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 513
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    Returned to Earth, Ellen Ripley learns that a colony has been established on LV-426, the planet where the crew of the Nostromo found the original Alien....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • "Get away from her, You." - Really?!

    • By Troy on 07-08-16

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    • Relic

    • By: Alan Dean Foster
    • Narrated by: Marc Thompson
    • Length: 12 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 273
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 254
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    Once Homo sapiens reigned supreme, spreading from star system to star system in an empire that encountered no alien life and thus knew no enemy.... save itself. As had happened many times before, the most primal human instincts rose up....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Really fun story!

    • By APLang on 08-16-18

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    • Lost and Found

    • The Taken Trilogy, Book 1
    • By: Alan Dean Foster
    • Narrated by: Oliver Wyman
    • Length: 10 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 482
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 432
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    Not so long ago Marcus Walker was just another young commodities trader in Chicago, working hard and playing harder....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Alien abduction with a twist

    • By Ken on 02-18-12

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    • The Tar-Aiym Krang

    • A Pip & Flinx Adventure
    • By: Alan Dean Foster
    • Narrated by: Stefan Rudnicki
    • Length: 7 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    Moth was a beautiful planet, the only one with wings - two great golden clouds suspended in space around it. Here was a wide-open world for any venture a man might scheme....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The First of the Flinx and Pip Novels AT LAST!

    • By Chris on 01-20-09

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    • Star Wars: The Force Awakens

    • By: Alan Dean Foster
    • Narrated by: Marc Thompson
    • Length: 10 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8,971
    • Performance
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    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8,185

    The official novelization of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, the blockbuster film directed by J. J. Abrams....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Adds a bit to the Movie

    • By Brad on 12-22-15

    Regular price: $28.00

    • Midworld

    • By: Alan Dean Foster
    • Narrated by: Eric Martin
    • Length: 8 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 5
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      5 out of 5 stars 5

    A jungle planet must defend against exploitative aliens in this novel by the number one New York Times best-selling author of Star Wars: The Force Awakens....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • This one will make you think.

    • By John on 02-15-19

    Regular price: $17.49

    • Alien 3

    • The Official Movie Novelization
    • By: Alan Dean Foster
    • Narrated by: Peter Guinness
    • Length: 7 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 240
    • Performance
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    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 228

    Fury 161 is a wretched planet - a penal colony and an industrial complex manned by violent prisoners....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Brilliant work, yet again

    • By AudioBook Reviewer on 04-18-16

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