Humanity clings to survival in the Silo, a subterranean city extending one hundred forty-four stories beneath the surface. The series initially follows the character of Holston, the sheriff of the Silo, with subsequent volumes focusing on the characters of Juliette, Jahns, and Marnes. An ongoing storyline of the series is the focus on the mystery behind the Silo and the secrets it holds.

  • Shift
  • Wool
  • Dust

The Bern Saga

When Molly gets kicked out of the Naval Academy, a dull future seems to await, until a marvelous discovery changes everything. A tale of a teenager from the 25th century who is repeatedly told that girls can’t do certain things — and then does them anyway.

  • Molly Fyde and the Fight for Peace
  • Molly Fyde and the Blood of Billions
  • Molly Fyde and the Land of Light
  • Molly Fyde and the Parsona Rescue


Wayfinding is the ancient seafaring art of navigating according to the natural signs. As a self-help philosophy, Wayfinding means being aware of our environment and our responses to outside stimuli. It also means learning about the environment for which we evolved, and how it differs from the environment in which we live. Wayfinding is not a destination. It is a neverending journey. It doesn’t have to be yours; it is simply a description of the path that I am on, with all my bumbling and lack of expertise on full display.

  • Wayfinding Special: Food and Fitness
  • Hell and Heaven
  • Rats and Rafts

Beacon 23

For centuries, men and women have manned lighthouses to ensure the safe passage of ships. It is a lonely job, and a thankless one for the most part. Until something goes wrong. Until a ship is in distress. In the 23rd century, this job has moved into outer space. A network of beacons allows ships to travel across the Milky Way at many times the speed of light. These beacons are built to be robust. They never break down. They never fail. At least, they aren’t supposed to.

  • Visitor
  • Company
  • Bounty
  • Pet Rocks
  • Little Noises

Standalone Works

These works aren’t part of any particular series.

  • Wool: The Graphic Novel
  • Peace in Amber
  • Promises of London
  • The Walk Up Nameless Ridge
  • The Box
  • Second Suicide
  • The Plagiarist
  • I, Zombie
  • Glitch
  • The Hurricane
  • The Shell Collector
  • Half Way Home