Wild Cards Series

28 primary works • 49 total works
Wild Cards is a science fiction and superhero anthology series set in a shared universe. The series was created by a group of New Mexico science fiction authors, and mostly edited by George R. R. Martin.

In 1946, an alien virus that rewrites human DNA was accidentally unleashed in the skies over New York City. It killed ninety percent of those it in…

Book 1

Wild Cards
3.70
· 11487 Ratings · 976 Reviews · published 1986 · 65 editions
Just after World War 2 over New York City, an alie…
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Book 2

Aces High
3.86
· 4777 Ratings · 240 Reviews · published 1987 · 55 editions
It all began in 1946, when the bizarre, gene-alter…
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Book 3

Jokers Wild
3.92
· 3203 Ratings · 137 Reviews · published 1987 · 2 editions
Let the secret history of the world be told—of the…
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Book 4

Aces Abroad
3.77
· 2181 Ratings · 92 Reviews · published 1988 · 29 editions
What would our world be like if superhuman heroes …
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Book 5

Down and Dirty
3.88
· 1755 Ratings · 60 Reviews · published 1988 · 24 editions
The fifth volume in this totally-unique "mosaic no…
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Book 6

Ace in the Hole
4.02
· 1442 Ratings · 56 Reviews · published 1990 · 19 editions
Since a strange alien virus created the superhuman…
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Book 7

Dead Man's Hand
3.97
· 1374 Ratings · 47 Reviews · published 1990 · 16 editions
Sin dejar de lado la ficción especulativa y la cre…
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Wild Cards: Graphic Novel
3.58
· 88 Ratings · 11 Reviews · published 1990 · 1 edition
It all began in 1946, when the bizarre, gene-alter…
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Book 8

One-Eyed Jacks
3.73
· 968 Ratings · 24 Reviews · published 1991 · 11 editions
Cover: Timothy Truman
Editor: George R.R. Martin
Con…
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Book 9

Jokertown Shuffle
3.74
· 911 Ratings · 20 Reviews · published 1991 · 12 editions
Bloat, the boy governor of the Rox, had dreams as …
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Book 10

Double Solitaire
3.73
· 683 Ratings · 23 Reviews · published 1992 · 4 editions
Fleeing the battle between the Jokers, Aces, and N…
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Book 11

Dealer's Choice
3.81
· 682 Ratings · 13 Reviews · published 1992 · 4 editions
This exciting volume in the bestselling series bri…
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Book 12

Turn of the Cards
3.68
· 582 Ratings · 18 Reviews · published 1993 · 1 edition
Pursued by the CIA, the DEA, and the Wild Card mis…
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Book 13

Card Sharks
3.74
· 574 Ratings · 13 Reviews · published 1993 · 1 edition
A group of SF's most imaginative writers, who shar…
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Book 14

Marked Cards
3.75
· 494 Ratings · 15 Reviews · published 1994 · 1 edition
A beautiful young reporter and a small group of jo…
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Book 15

Black Trump
3.82
· 450 Ratings · 8 Reviews · published 1995 · 1 edition
Finally flushed into the open by the heroism of a …
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Book 16

Deuces Down
3.64
· 553 Ratings · 25 Reviews · published 2002 · 3 editions
An alien biological weapon was accidentally detona…
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Book 17

Death Draws Five
3.85
· 474 Ratings · 20 Reviews · published 2006 · 4 editions
An original novel set in the widely popular Wild C…
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Book 18

Inside Straight
3.70
· 1542 Ratings · 140 Reviews · published 2008 · 8 editions
In 1946, an alien virus that rewrites human DNA wa…
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Book 18.1

George R.R. Martin's Wild Cards: The Hard Call
3.67
· 289 Ratings · 38 Reviews · published 2009 · 6 editions
In 1946, an alien virus is accidentally unleashed …
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Book 19

Busted Flush
3.72
· 1037 Ratings · 92 Reviews · published 2008 · 8 editions
In 1946, an alien virus that rewrites human DNA wa…
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Book 20

Suicide Kings
3.93
· 845 Ratings · 76 Reviews · published 2009 · 10 editions
Now in development for TV: Rights to develop Wild …
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Book 21

Fort Freak
3.86
· 817 Ratings · 89 Reviews · published 2011 · 10 editions

In 1946, an alien virus that rewrites huma…

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Book 21.1

Ghost Girl Takes Manhattan
3.90
· 67 Ratings · 8 Reviews · published 2010 · 1 edition
In addition to the upcoming novel, Fort Freak, the…
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Book 21.2

When We Were Heroes
3.66
· 209 Ratings · 28 Reviews · published 2013 · 2 editions
George R. R. Martin's Wild Cards multi-author shar…
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Book 21.3

The Button Man and the Murder Tree
3.62
· 175 Ratings · 22 Reviews · published 2013 · 2 editions
George R.R. Martin's Wild Cards multi-author share…
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Book 21.4

The Elephant in the Room
3.64
· 162 Ratings · 18 Reviews · published 2013 · 2 editions
George R. R. Martin's Wild Cards multi-author shar…
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Book 21.5

Nuestra Señora de la Esperanza
3.79
· 126 Ratings · 21 Reviews · published 2014 · 2 editions
The Wild Cards universe has been thrilling readers…
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Book 22

Lowball
3.82
· 474 Ratings · 73 Reviews · published 2014 · 11 editions
Decades after an alien virus changed the course of…
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Book 22.1

Prompt. Professional. Pop!
3.88
· 78 Ratings · 7 Reviews · published 2014 · 2 editions
The Wild Cards universe has been thrilling readers…
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Book 22.2

Discards
3.96
· 101 Ratings · 17 Reviews · published 2016 · 2 editions
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Book 23

High Stakes
3.67
· 326 Ratings · 64 Reviews · published 2016 · 7 editions
Perfect for old fans and new readers alike, High S…
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Book 23.1

The Thing about Growing Up in Jokertown
3.92
· 171 Ratings · 29 Reviews · published 2016 · 2 editions
The Wild Cards universe has been thrilling readers…
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Book 23.2

The Atonement Tango
3.73
· 52 Ratings · 10 Reviews · published 2017 · 1 edition
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Book 23.3

When the Devil Drives
3.67
· 85 Ratings · 13 Reviews · published 2017 · 2 editions

For over 25 years, the Wild Cards universe has bee…

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Book 24

Mississippi Roll
3.62
· 337 Ratings · 78 Reviews · published 2017 · 9 editions
Perfect for current fans and new readers alike, Mi…
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Book 24.1

The Flight of Morpho Girl
3.66
· 73 Ratings · 17 Reviews · 2 editions

The Wild Cards universe has been thrilling readers…

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Book 25

Low Chicago
3.98
· 290 Ratings · 71 Reviews · published 2018 · 9 editions
In George R. R. Martin's latest Wild Cards adventu…
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Book 26

Knaves Over Queens
3.94
· 214 Ratings · 37 Reviews · published 2018 · 9 editions
The entire history of the Wild Cards universe in t…
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Book 27

Texas Hold'em
3.60
· 181 Ratings · 40 Reviews · published 2018 · 8 editions
Texas Hold'em: A Wild Cards Novel is an adventure …
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Book 27.1

Fitting In
3.67
· 99 Ratings · 22 Reviews · 2 editions
For over 25 years, the Wild Cards universe has bee…
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Book 27.2

How to Move Spheres and Influence People
3.93
· 172 Ratings · 30 Reviews · published 2019 · 2 editions

For over 25 years, the Wild Cards universe has …

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Book 27.3

Long is the Way
3.53
· 73 Ratings · 13 Reviews · published 2019 · 2 editions
For over 25 years, the Wild Cards universe has bee…
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Book 27.4

Berlin Is Never Berlin
3.92
· 87 Ratings · 15 Reviews · published 2020 · 2 editions
For over 25 years, the Wild Cards universe has bee…
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Book 28

Three Kings
4.12
· 17 Ratings · 2 Reviews · 2 editions
Queen Margaret, who came to the English throne aft…
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The City That Never Sleeps
3.52
· 50 Ratings · 11 Reviews · published 2019 · 2 editions
For over 25 years, the George R. R. Martin’s Wild …
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The Visitor: Kill or Cure
3.89
· 103 Ratings · 15 Reviews · published 2020 · 2 editions
For over 25 years, the Wild Cards universe has bee…
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Evernight
3.35
· 68 Ratings · 12 Reviews · published 2018 · 2 editions
The Wild Cards universe has been thrilling readers…
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Naked, Stoned, and Stabbed
3.79
· 39 Ratings · 8 Reviews · published 2019 · 2 editions
The Wild Cards universe has been thrilling readers…
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