K.W. Jeter

K.W. Jeter

in Los Angeles, California, The United States
March 26, 1950



Philip K. Dick

Kevin Wayne Jeter (born 1950) is an American science fiction and horror author known for his literary writing style, dark themes, and paranoid, unsympathetic characters. He is also credited with the coining of the term "Steampunk." K. W. has written novels set in the Star Trek and Star Wars universe, and has written three (to date) sequels to Blade Runner.

* Doctor Adder

Series contributed to:
* Star Trek: Deep Space Nine
* Alien Nation
* Blade Runner
* Star Wars: The Bounty Hunter Wars
* The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror
* The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror

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Pleased to announce that KIM OH 6: REAL DANGEROUS RIDE is now available for the Kindle:

Kim Oh 6: Real Dangerous Ride

From the description on Amazon:

Kim’s got a delivery to make – if she can survive that long.


Hired by a mysterious venture capitalist to transport a sealed backpack from Los Angeles to San Francisco, Kim’s expecting nothing more than an easy ride and a fat payday. But she soon finds herself being hunted do...

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“And if I were to open you up - would you see anything less remarkable? Less intricately dazzling, in its squelching, spongy way? Lungs and heart and spleen, and all the rest - ticking away, as it were? Yet you walk down the boulevard, and pass any number of such wonderful devices, all ticking away as they walk, and think it no great marvel.”
K.W. Jeter, Infernal Devices

“That's what you get,' he said, nodding towards a group of the men engaged in some close-order military drill, 'when you give people Bibles and guns. You should give 'em either one or the other, but not both. It just messes up their brains.”
K.W. Jeter

“What is the future going to be like, then?'

'Hey, it's gonna be a gas,' Scape assured me. 'If you're into machines and stuff - like I am - you'd go for it. People are gonna have all kinds of shit. Do whatever they want with it. That's why it didn't faze me when ol' Bendray first told me about wanting to blow up the world. Hey - in the Future, everybody will want to!”
K.W. Jeter, Infernal Devices


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