John E. Stith, Writer, Website --

John E. Stith's novels include REDSHIFT RENDEZVOUS (Nebula Award nominee from Ace Books), MANHATTAN TRANSFER (Hugo Award Honorable Mention from Tor Books), REUNION ON NEVEREND, and RECKONING INFINITY (on Science Fiction Chronicle's Best Science Fiction Novels list for its publication year).

MANHATTAN TRANSFER, first published by Tor Books and the Science Fiction Book Club, has been optioned in 2022 for television by award-winning producer Sky Conway. Partial funding for the TV pilot has been secured, and there is a BackerKit page to solicit additional funding. More information here.

Skyjacked artwork

Published on January 15th 2021: TINY TIME MACHINE. TTM is a YA science-fiction short novel published by Amazing Stories under their Amazing Select imprint for stand-alone books. Click here or on the image below for more info. Buy here! (Ebook, paperback, hardcover.) TINY TIME MACHINE 2: RETURN OF THE FATHER, was published in 2023. In 2024 the trilogy will be complete with TINY TIME MACHINE 3: MOTHER OF INVENTION.

 Tiny Time Machine cover

His mystery-suspense novel, PUSHBACK, was published in hardcover, trade paperback, and ebook on 1 November 2018. Patronize your local independent bookstore (Here, Hooked on Books is great) or if you can't, look online. Amazon, for instance. Audible has released the audiobook also. Publishers Weekly says, "Stith...successfully expands his horizons with this unsettling Hitchcockian thriller.... Judicious use of humor provides some relief from the dark plot line. Fans of Daniel Palmer-esque intelligent suspense will be pleased." Mysterious Book Report says, "...meticulously well-plotted and insightful novel of psychological suspense that plumbs the deepest depths of the human heart and soul."

Pushback is a finalist for the Colorado Author's League Award, a finalist for the Book Excellence Award for Thrillers, and a finalist for the Daphne du Maurier Award for Excellence in Mystery/Suspense.



In addition to the original hardcover and paperback publications, new editions with new covers were re-released in trade paperback and in a variety of ebook formats by ReAnimus Press during 2016 and 2017. Here's a link for his work on Amazon:

In Brief--

MEMORY BLANK: In space... what you don't know can kill you.

DEEP QUARRY. A Buried Starship. Nasty Aliens. Love and Death.

REDSHIFT RENDEZVOUS: One fabulously wealthy colony. One hyperspace craft. One team of ruthless hijackers. One loner in their way. Do the math.

MANHATTAN TRANSFER: Aliens just kidnapped Manhattan. They picked the wrong city to mess with.

REUNION ON NEVEREND: Ancient secret. Old girlfriend. Imminent danger.

DEATH TOLLS: When disaster strikes on Mars, one news team is always first.

RECKONING INFINITY: The Bionic Woman meets Journey to the Center of the Earth.

ALL FOR NAUGHT: Nick Naught, Private Eye. An analog guy in a digital world.

SCAPESCOPE: Brother Sammy Wants YOU!  In prison. For something you haven't done yet.

Check out the Tiny Time Machine announcement page.

He's the author of ALL FOR NAUGHT, which collects "Naught for Hire," and "Naught Again" both first appearing in ANALOG. If you hear about "Naught for Hire" verbally, you might think the title is "Not for Hire" but it's not. Check out the Naught for Hire website for even more info on the upcoming webisode series starring Ben Browder.

Naught for Hire

There's also a bit of NAUGHT FOR HIRE info here.

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About some of the links

The Stith Store merchandising page lets you Stith Collectiblesorder t-shirts, mugs, and mousepads with graphics from your favorite John E. Stith novels and science-fiction art.

This is the free WALLPAPER page.FREE Wallpaper

A few less-than-serious words from the author. (mp3 audio)

  (Audio clip revised 8/4/98, depends on Adobe Flash being installed.)

John E. Stith on Mastodon

Naught for Hire Fake Headlines
Photored Camera Malfunction--No Pics of Red Light Runners, Just Cleavage