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Connie Willis

Connie Willis is a member of the Science Fiction Hall of Fame and a Grand Master of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America. She has received seven Nebula awards and eleven Hugo awards for her fiction; Blackout and All Clear—a novel in two parts—and Doomsday Book won both. Her other works include Passage, Lincoln’s Dreams, Bellwether, Impossible Things, Remake, Uncharted Territory, To Say Nothing of the Dog, Fire Watch, and Miracle and Other Christmas Stories. Connie Willis lives in Colorado with her family, where she deals with the delights (and the more maddening aspects) of our modern oh-so-connected world... Read More


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All Clear
Written by Connie Willis
Spectra | Trade Paperback | October 2011
$16.00/18.00(Canada) | 978-0-553-59288-7 (0-553-59288-2)

Winner of the Nebula Award

Traveling back in time, from Oxford circa 2060 into the thick of World War II, was a routine excursion for three British historians eager to study firsthand the heroism and horrors of the Dunkirk evacuation and the London Blitz. But getting marooned in war-torn 1940 England has...

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Written by Connie Willis
Spectra | Paperback | June 1997
$7.99/10.99(Canada) | 978-0-553-56296-5 (0-553-56296-7)

Pop culture, chaos theory and matters of the heart collide in this unique novella from the Hugo and Nebula winning author of Doomsday Book.
   Sandra Foster studies fads and their meanings for the HiTek corporation. Bennet O'Reilly works with monkey group behavior and chaos theory for the same
   company.   When the... Read more

The Best of Connie Willis
Written by Connie Willis
Del Rey | Trade Paperback | April 2014
$18.00/21.00(Canada) | 978-0-345-54066-9 (0-345-54066-2)

Few authors have had careers as successful as that of Connie Willis. Inducted into the Science Fiction Hall of Fame and recently awarded the title of Grand Master by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America, Willis is still going strong. Her smart, heartfelt fiction runs the gamut from screwball... Read more

Written by Connie Willis
Spectra | Trade Paperback | September 2010
$17.00/23.00(Canada) | 978-0-345-51983-2 (0-345-51983-3)

Oxford in 2060 is a chaotic place, with scores of time-traveling historians being sent into the past. Michael Davies is prepping to go to Pearl Harbor. Merope Ward is coping with a bunch of bratty 1940 evacuees and trying to talk her thesis adviser into letting her go to VE-Day. Polly... Read more

Written by Connie Willis
Del Rey | Hardcover | October 2016
$28.00/37.00(Canada) | 978-0-345-54067-6 (0-345-54067-0)

Science fiction icon Connie Willis brilliantly mixes a speculative plot, the wit of Nora Ephron, and the comedic flair of P. G. Wodehouse in Crosstalk—a genre-bending novel that pushes social media, smartphone technology, and twenty-four-hour availability to hilarious and chilling extremes as one young woman abruptly finds herself with way more... Read more

The Doomsday Book
Written by Connie Willis
Spectra | Paperback | August 1993
$8.99/11.99(Canada) | 978-0-553-56273-6 (0-553-56273-8)

For Kivrin, preparing an on-site study of one of the deadliest eras in humanity's history was as simple as receiving inoculations against the diseases of the fourteenth century and inventing an alibi for a woman traveling alone. For her instructors in the twenty-first century, it meant painstaking calculations and careful monitoring... Read more

Fire Watch
Written by Connie Willis
Ballantine Books | Paperback | April 1998
$7.99/10.99(Canada) | 978-0-553-26045-8 (0-553-26045-6)

Winner of six Nebula and five Hugo awards, Connie Willis is one of the most acclaimed and imaginative authors of our time.  Her startling and powerful works have redefined the boundaries of contemporary science fiction.  Here in one volume are twelve of her greatest stories, including double award-winner "Fire Watch," set in the... Read more

Impossible Things
Written by Connie Willis
Spectra | Paperback | December 1993
$7.99/11.99(Canada) | 978-0-553-56436-5 (0-553-56436-6)

Winner of six Nebula and two Hugo awards for her fiction, Connie Willis is acclaimed for her gifted imagination and bold invention. Here are eleven of her finest stories, surprising tales in which the impossible becomes real, the real becomes impossible, and strangeness lurks at every turn.

The end of the world... Read more

Lincoln's Dreams
Written by Connie Willis
Spectra | Paperback | June 1992
$7.99/8.99(Canada) | 978-0-553-27025-9 (0-553-27025-7)

"A novel of classical proportions and virtues...humane and moving."–The Washington Post Book World

"A love story on more than one level, and Ms. Willis does justice to them all. It was only toward the end of the book that I realized how much tension had been generated, how engrossed I was in... Read more

A Lot Like Christmas
Written by Connie Willis
Del Rey | Trade Paperback | October 10, 2017
$17.00/23.00(Canada) | 978-0-399-18234-1 (0-399-18234-9)

This new, expanded edition of Miracle and Other Christmas Stories features twelve brilliantly reimagined holiday tales, five of which are collected here for the first time.

Christmas comes but once a year—which is too bad, because the stories in this dazzling collection are fun to read anytime. They put a speculative... Read more

Miracle and Other Christmas Stories
Written by Connie Willis
Bantam | Paperback | October 2000
$7.99/10.99(Canada) | 978-0-553-58048-8 (0-553-58048-5)

The winner of multiple Hugo and Nebula Awards, Connie Willis capture the timeless essence of generosity and goodwill in this magical collection if Christmas stories.  These eight tales-two of which have never before been published-boldly reimagine the stories of Christmas while celebrating the power of love and compassion.  This enchanting treasury includes:

"Miracle," in... Read more

Written by Connie Willis
Bantam | Paperback | January 2002
$7.99/10.99(Canada) | 978-0-553-58051-8 (0-553-58051-5)

A tunnel, a light, a door. And beyond it ... the unimaginable.

Dr. Joanna Lander is a psychologist specializing in near-death experiences. She is about to get help from a new doctor with the power to give her the chance to get as close to death as anyone can.

A brilliant young neurologist... Read more

Written by Connie Willis
Spectra | Trade Paperback | January 1995
$15.00/22.00(Canada) | 978-0-553-37437-7 (0-553-37437-0)

Winner of more Hugo and Nebula Awards than any other science fiction author, Connie Willis is one of the most powerfully imaginative writers of our time. In Remake, she explores the timeless themes of emotion and technology, reality and illusion, and the bittersweet place where they intersect to make art.


It's the... Read more

To Say Nothing of the Dog
Written by Connie Willis
Bantam | Paperback | December 1998
$7.99/11.99(Canada) | 978-0-553-57538-5 (0-553-57538-4)

From Connie Willis, winner of multiple Hugo and Nebula Awards, comes a comedic romp through an unpredictable world of mystery, love, and time travel...

Ned Henry is badly in need of a rest.  He's been shuttling between the 21st century and the 1940s searching for a Victorian atrocity called the bishop's bird stump.  It's... Read more

Uncharted Territory
Written by Connie Willis
Spectra | Paperback | June 1994
$7.99/8.99(Canada) | 978-0-553-56294-1 (0-553-56294-0)

Planetary surveyors Fin and Carson battle hostile terrain, bureaucratic red tape, and renegade "planet crashers" in this latest novella by the talented author of Doomsday Book. Willis continues to demonstrate her endless versatility in this archly written satire, which is both a love story and a shameless expose of the dark... Read more