Del Rey Books
|Type||Subsidiary of Random House|
|Founders||Lester del Rey, Judy-Lynn del Rey|
|Lester del Rey, Judy-Lynn del Rey|
|Owner||Penguin Random House|
Del Rey Books is a branch of Ballantine Books, which is owned by Random House and, in turn, by Penguin Random House. It is a separate imprint established in 1977 under the editorship of author Lester del Rey and his wife Judy-Lynn del Rey. It specializes in science fiction and fantasy books, and formerly manga under its (now defunct) Del Rey Manga imprint.
The first new novel published by Del Rey was The Sword of Shannara by Terry Brooks in 1977. Del Rey also publishes the Star Wars novels under the LucasBooks sub-imprint (licensed from Lucasfilm, a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Studios division of The Walt Disney Company).
- A trilogy based on the Dark Knight version of the character.
- Batman: Dead White (2006 novel) by John Shirley
- Batman: Inferno (2006 novel) by Alex Irvine
- Batman: Fear Itself (2007 novel) by Michael Reaves and Steven-Elliot Altman
- Dragonriders of Pern
- Twenty-three Dragonriders of Pern novels by Anne McCaffrey and Todd McCaffrey beginning with the first edition of the third novel—The White Dragon (1978)—and reprints of the first two novels.
- Ghosts of Albion
- Accursed (2005 novel) by Amber Benson and Christopher Golden
- Witchery (2006 novel) by Amber Benson and Christopher Golden
- God of War
- God of War (2010 novelization) by Matthew Stover and Robert E. Vardeman
- God of War II (2013 novelization) by Robert E. Vardeman
- Halo: The Fall of Reach (2001 novel) by Eric Nylund
- Halo: The Flood (2003 novel) by William C. Dietz
- Halo: First Strike (2003 novel) by Eric Nylund
- Twenty-one Robotech novels (1987–1996) by James Luceno and Brian Daley
- Eleven (and counting) Shannara novels by Terry Brooks
- Spider-Man (2002 novelization) by Peter David
- Spider-Man 2 (2004 novelization) by Peter David
- Spider-Man 3 (2007 novelization) by Peter David
- Southern Victory
- Eleven Southern Victory novels (1997–2007) by Harry Turtledove
- Star Wars
- Many Star Wars novels by various authors.
- Time's Last Gift (1977 revised edition) by Philip José Farmer
- Tarzan: The Epic Adventures (1996) by R. A. Salvatore
- The Dark Heart of Time (June 1999) by Philip José Farmer
- X-Men (2000 novelization) by Kristine Kathryn Rusch and Dean Wesley Smith
- X-Men 2 (2003 novelization) by Chris Claremont
- X-Men: The Last Stand (2006 novelization) by Chris Claremont
- ^ Dragonriders of Pern series listing at the Internet Speculative Fiction Database. Retrieved 2011-10-23.
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- Del Rey on Random House Books
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