Books and Audio Books

Over the years, Lorne has made an appearance in several books and audio books. Read on for more details.

04. Halcyon

Publisher: Fandemonium
Author: James Swallow
Cover: Lindsay Allen
Released: 2006
Time Period: Season 2, following episode 2x06, 'Trinity'
Summary: In their ongoing quest for new allies, Atlantis's flagship team travel to Halcyon, a grim industrial world where the Wraith are no longer feared -- they are hunted. Horrified by the brutality of Halcyon's warlike people, Lieutenant Colonel John Sheppard soon becomes caught in the political machinations of Halcyon's aristocracy. In a feudal society where strength means power, he realizes the nobles will stop at nothing to ensure victory over their rivals.
Meanwhile, Dr. Rodney McKay enlists the aid of the ruler's daughter to investigate a powerful Ancient structure, but McKay's scientific brilliance has aroused the interest of the planet's most powerful man - a man with a problem he desperately needs McKay to solve.
As Halcyon plunges into a catastrophe of its own making the team must join forces with the warlords - or die at the hands of their bitterest enemy...

05. Exogenesis

Publisher: Fandemonium
Author: Sonny Whitelaw & Elizabeth Christensen
Cover: Lindsay Allen
Released: 2006
Time Period: Season 2, following episode 02x14, 'Grace Under Pressure'
Summary: When Dr. Carson Beckett disturbs the rest of two long-dead Ancients, he unleashes devastating consequences of global proportions.
With the very existence of Lantea at risk, Colonel John Sheppard leads his team on a desperate search for the long-lost Ancient device that could save Atlantis. While Teyla Emmagan and Dr. Elizabeth Weir battle the ecological meltdown consuming their world, Colonel Sheppard, Dr. Rodney McKay and Dr. Zelenka travel to a world created by the Ancients themselves. There they discover a human experiment that could mean their salvation...
But the truth is never as simple as it seems, and the team's prejudices lead them to make a fatal error - an error that could slaughter thousands, including their own Dr. McKay.

06. Entanglement

Publisher: Fandemonium
Author: Martha Wells
Cover: Lindsay Allen
Released: 2007
Time Period: Season 2
Summary: When Dr. Rodney McKay unlocks an Ancient mystery on a distant moon, he discovers a terrifying threat to the Pegasus galaxy.
Determined to disable the device before it's discovered by the Wraith, Colonel John Sheppard and his team navigate the treacherous ruins of an Ancient outpost. But attempts to destroy the technology are complicated by the arrival of a stranger - a stranger who can't be trusted, a stranger who needs the Ancient device to return home. Cut off from backup, under attack from the Wraith, and with the future of the universe hanging in the balance, Sheppard's team must put aside their doubts and step into the unknown.
However, when your mortal enemy is your only ally, betrayal is just a heartbeat away...

07. Casualties of War

Publisher: Fandemonium
Author: Elizabeth Christensen
Cover: Lindsay Allen - View Unused Cover
Released: 2007
Time Period: Season 3, following episode 3x06, 'The Real World'
Summary: It's a dark time for Atlantis. Following the first Asuran clashes, Colonel Sheppard is buckling under the strain of command. When his team discovers Ancient technology which can defeat the Asuran menace, he is determined that Atlantis must possess it - at all costs.
But the involvement of Atlantis heightens local suspicions and brings two peoples to the point of war. Elizabeth Weir believes only her negotiating skills can hope to prevent the carnage, but when her diplomatic mission is attacked - and two of Sheppard's team are lost - both Weir and Sheppard must question their decisions. And their abilities to command.
As the first shots are fired, the Atlantis team must find a way to end the conflict - or live with the blood of innocents on their hands...

08. Blood Ties

Publisher: Fandemonium
Author: Sonny Whitelaw & Elizabeth Christensen
Cover: Lindsay Allen - View Unused Cover
Released: 2007
Time Period: Season 3, following episode 3x17, 'Sunday'
Summary: When a series of gruesome murders are uncovered around the world, the trail leads back to the SGC - and far beyond...
Recalled to Stargate Command, Dr. Elizabeth Weir, Colonel John Sheppard, and Dr. Rodney McKay are shown shocking video footage - a Wraith attack, taking place on Earth. While McKay, Teyla, and Ronon investigate the disturbing possibility that humans may harbor Wraith DNA, Colonel Sheppard is teamed with SG-1's Dr. Daniel Jackson. Together, they follow the murderers' trail from Colorado Springs to the war-torn streets of Iraq, and there, uncover a terrifying truth...
As an ancient cult prepares to unleash its deadly plot against humankind, Sheppard's survival depends on his questioning of everything believed about the Wraith...

14. Death Game

Publisher: Fandemonium
Author: Jo Graham
Cover: Lindsay Allen
Released: 2010
Time Period: Season 2, immediately following episode 02x03, 'Runner'
Summary: Colonel John Sheppard knows it's going to be a bad day when he wakes up in a downed Jumper with a head wound and no memory of how he got there. Things don't get any better.
Concussed, far from the Stargate, and with his only remaining team mate, Teyla, injured, Sheppard is soon taken prisoner by the local population. As he gradually pieces things together, he realises his team is scattered across a tropical archipelago, unable to communicate with each other or return to the Stargate. And to make matters worse, there's a Wraith cruiser in the skies above.
Meanwhile, Ronon and Doctor Zelenka find themselves in an unlikely partnership as they seek a way off their island and back to the Stargate. And Doctor McKay? He just wants to get the Stargate working...

2.2. Impressions

Publisher: Big Finish Productions
Author: Scott Andrews
Read By: Kavan Smith & Nicholas Briggs
Cover: Alex Mallinson - View Alternate Cover
Released: 2009
Time Period: Unknown
Summary: "I've painted this city from every angle - inside, outside, day, night. I suppose you could say I'm trying to tell its story."
Plagued by blackouts, painting strange pictures in his sleep, Major Evan Lorne begins to fear that he's losing his mind. Has the stress of life in the Pegasus galaxy pushed him over the edge? Then, when Atlantis itself begins to behave strangely, the Major wonders if something else entirely is going on. But with his behaviour becoming increasingly erratic, who can he trust? And can the soldier convince his colleagues that the answer lies in his paintings?

Stargate Atlantis: The Official Companion, Season 2

Publisher: Titan Books
Author: Sharon Gosling
Cover: Unknown
Released: 2006
Summary: Following in the footsteps of its smash hit 'parent', Stargate SG-1, the equally successful spinoff show, Stargate: Atlantis, continues to entertain with its stunning second season! The Stargate Atlantis team, based in the mythical Lost City in a distant galaxy, have made friends and enemies - including the deadly Wraith - in equal measure. The second season brings new faces, new planets and new alien encounters, but all delivered with the same irresistible brand of Stargate adventure!
This official companion to the second season is packed with behind-the-scenes interviews, a comprehensive episode guide and scores of photos, including a 16-page colour gallery.

Stargate Atlantis: The Official Companion, Season 3

Publisher: Titan Books
Author: Sharon Gosling
Cover: Unknown
Released: 2007
Summary: Hit TV series Stargate: Atlantis continues to serve up its own hugely popular brand of Stargate action in a breathtaking third season. With the Wraith an ever-present threat, the Atlantis team embarks on further adventures in the Pegasus Galazy - encountering past enemies and a sinister new foe, the Asurans. The third season explores new planets and civilisations, revisits old friends, and springs some surprises along the way!
This official companion to the third season is packed with behind-the-scenes interviews, a comprehensive episode guide and scores of photos, including a 16-page colour gallery.

Stargate Atlantis: The Official Companion, Season 4

Publisher: Titan Books
Author: Sharon Gosling
Cover: Unknown
Released: 2008
Summary: Hit TV series Stargate Atlantis continues to thrill and enthrall in its fourth season. Faced with the threat of a galaxy-wide war, the Atlantis team must find a new home in the Pegasus Galaxy for their base, the mythical Lost City, before confronting the Asuran Replicators, who are rapidly growing in strength. The fourth season brings a new leader - SG-1's Sam Carter - daunting new challenges and uneasy alliances, as well as new planets and new alien encounters.
This official companion to the fourth season is packed with behind-the-scenes interviews, a comprehensive episode guide and scores of photos, including a 16-page colour gallery.