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Heck, Peter J

Entry updated 26 October 2021. Tagged: Author, Critic.

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(1941-    ) US author, editor (formerly with Ace Books) and critic who as Peter Heck has written the "On Books" review column for the magazine Asimov's Science Fiction since its June 1994 issue; he has also contributed to Locus and The New York Review of Science Fiction. Solo fiction comprises the Mark Twain Mysteries sequence of historical detective novels [not listed below] featuring Mark Twain as sleuth. Heck collaborated with Robert Lynn Asprin on four volumes of the latter's Phule's Company series of Military SF/Space Opera romps, beginning with Phule's Company #3: A Phule and His Money (1999). Heck was also one of the many collaborators on the spoof Atlanta Nights (2005) as by Travis Tea. [DRL]

Peter Jewell Heck

born Chestertown, Maryland: 4 September 1941

works (selected)


Phule's Company

For full listing of this series see Robert Lynn Asprin.


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