Dorer, Frances

Tagged: Author

(1958-    ) Pseudonym of Frances Catherine Paterson, US author, always with her mother Nancy Paterson (1922-2010), the latter writing under her maiden name Nancy Dorer. They began to publish work of genre interest with When Next I Wake (dated 1978 but 1979) as by Frank Dorn, their most ambitious effort being the Eagle sequence of sf adventures, all dated 1979 but published 1980, comprising By Daybreak the Eagle (1980), Wings of the Eagle (1980) and Return of the Eagle (1980). Singletons include Appointment with Yesterday (dated 1978 but 1979) as by Dorn, Sunwatch (1979) as by Dorn, Where No Man has Trod (dated 1979 but 1980) and Two Came Calling (dated 1979 but 1980). [JC]

Frances Catherine Paterson

born Becker County, Minnesota: 14 April 1958

died

Nancy Jacob Dorer

born Kansas City, Missouri: 29 August 1922

died Wabasha, Minnesota: 22 October 2010

works

series

Eagle

individual titles

  • Appointment with Yesterday (New York: Manor Books, 1979) with Nancy Dorer, writing together as Frank Dorn [dated 1978 but published 1979: pb/]
  • When Next I Wake (New York: Manor Books, 1979) with Nancy Dorer, writing together as Frank Dorn [dated 1978 but published 1979: pb/]
  • Sunwatch (New York: Manor Books, 1979) with Nancy Dorer, writing together as Frank Dorn [pb/]
  • Two Came Calling (New York: Manor Books, 1979) with Nancy Dorer, [pb/Bruce Pennington]
  • Voice of the Smoking Mirror (New York: Manor Books, 1979) with Nancy Dorer, [pb/Bob Larkin]
  • Where No Man has Trod (New York: Manor Books, 1980) with Nancy Dorer [dated 1979 but published 1980: pb/]

links

Previous versions of this entry

Website design and build: STEEL

Site ©2011 Gollancz, SFE content ©2011 SFE Ltd.