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  • Bibliography:
    33 Books (5 Series)
  • First Book:
    September 2003
  • Latest Book:
    October 2023
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Full Series List in Order

Burnt Empire Saga

1 - Upon a Burning Throne (Jan-2019)
2 - A Dark Queen Rises (Apr-2021)
3 - The Blind King's Wrath (May-2022)

Epic Mahabharata

1 - The Children of Midnight (Aug-2011)
2 - The Darkness before Dawn (Oct-2017)

The Ganesa Sequence

1 - Iron Gods (Jun-2007)

Krishna Coriolis

1 - Slayer Of Kamsa (May-2011)
2 - Dance Of Govinda (Dec-2011)
3 - Rage Of Jarasandha (Aug-2012)
4 - Fortress Of Dwarka (Feb-2013)

Ramayana

1 - Prince of Ayodhya (Sep-2003)
2 - Siege of Mithila (Jun-2004)
4 - Armies Of Hanuman (Apr-2005)
6 - King of Ayodhya (Jun-2006)
Demons Of Chitrakut (Jul-2005)

Book List in Order: 33 titles



  • In the high-towered capital city of Ayodhya, a legendary seer-mage casts a dire warning: Ravana, the great demon of the netherworld, is plotting to conquer the mortal plane. Amassing the largest and most vicious army of demons ever assembled, the dar...



  • The original Ramayana -- a classic tale of war between absolute Good and Evil -- was written 3,000 years ago by Valmiki, a reformed thief-turned-sage. Now, with breathtaking imagination, Indian novelist Ashok K. Banker has recreated this epic tale fo...



  • The original Ramayana -- a classic tale of war between absolute Good and Evil -- was written 3,000 years ago by Valmiki, a reformed thief-turned-sage. Now, with breathtaking imagination, Indian novelist Ashok K. Banker has recreated this epic tale fo...





  • The original Ramayana -- a classic tale of war between absolute Good and Evil -- was written 3,000 years ago by Valmiki, a reformed thief-turned-sage. Now, with breathtaking imagination, Indian novelist Ashok K. Banker has recreated this epic tale fo...



  • The original Ramayana� -- a classic tale of war between absolute Good and Evil� -- was written 3,000 years ago by Valmiki, a reformed thief-turned-sage. Now, with breathtaking imagination, Indian novelist Ashok K. Banker has recreated this epic tale ...



  • The original Ramayana� -- a classic tale of war between absolute Good and Evil� -- was written 3,000 years ago by Valmiki, a reformed thief-turned-sage. Now, with breathtaking imagination, Indian novelist Ashok K. Banker has recreated this epic tale ...















  • Even at her tender age, Shanti had seen several varieties of violent death. But nothing like this. He didn't seem to be hurt externally. This wasn't the work of any of the chawl gangs No. This looked almost as if something inside the old Bhaiya's bo...



  • As the plane left the runway of LaGuardia and the lights of New York city fell far below and behind her, Karen had a moment of terrible foreboding. I'm never coming back, she thought. And bit her tongue hard enough to draw blood.' Read the story to f...



  • When Harry comes back to India looking for his roots, what he finds changes his life forever. Ashok Banker assaults the senses through shock and awe in this powerful mystical story. Exploring overarching themes of equality, social justice and feminis...



  • Envoy Pillai is the best assasin in the field and believes he understands humans. Yet when he tries to destroy the rebel headquarter of Kali, he is up against a belief whose power he fails to understand. Ashok Banker assaults the senses through shock...






  • A desperate mother tries to bring her children back to nature from a digital existence. Ashok Banker assaults the senses through shock and awe in this powerful, dark and haunting story. Exploring overarching themes of equality, social justice and fe...



  • A bag travels the universe looking for evil, bigoted civilizations to consume. Ashok Banker assaults the senses through shock and awe in this powerful sci-fi. Exploring overarching themes of equality, social justice and feminism, this tale is refresh...



  • It begins with a blind man watching television. Or with a communal riot and a night when the gutters of Bombay run red with blood and rain. Choose any one option by clicking on a button.' Ashok Banker assaults the senses through shock and awe in th...



  • "Dead Gulch lived up to its name. A two-bit hick town that was little more than a dirt track flanked by a couple dozen wooden shacks." But when Six-Gun Vixen discovers the filth the town has been hiding, she takes them on in her own spectacular way. ...



  • A girl child is married off in a technologically advanced dystopic world, steeped in prejudice and intolerance. Ashok Banker assaults the senses through shock and awe in this powerful, dark and haunting story. Exploring overarching themes of equality...



  • It was human instinct to try to grab a ball. Her hand closed on the vortal and had it actually been a ball, her fingers would have captured it in the most normal of human actions. But the vortal was not a ball. Susan experienced a blinding flash and ...



  • A bag travels the universe looking for evil, bigoted civilizations to consume. The machinations of a dark and terrible goddess lead to unexpected outcomes. A girl child is married off in a technologically advanced dystopic world steeped in prejudice ...



  • From international sensation Ashok K. Banker, pioneer of the fantasy genre in India, comes the first book in a ground-breaking, epic fantasy series inspired by the ancient Indian classic, The Mahabharata

    In a world where demigods a...



  • I am brown. I am beautiful. I am perfect. I designed this computer. I ran this race. I won this prize. I wrote this book. A joyful celebration of the skin you're in―of being brown, of being amazing, of being you.

    ...



  • Returning to Ashok K. Banker’s brilliant epic fantasy world of the Burnt Empire, A Dark Queen Rises features Aqreen and Krushita, a mother and daughter on a quest to protect the innocent and bring down tyrantsQueen Aqreen of Aquila leaves...








  • The final chapter in Ashok K. Banker’s acclaimed Burnt Empire Saga, The Blind King’s Wrath depicts the climactic battle between Krushni and her father, the Demonlord Jarsun, for the Burning Throne and the fate of the Krushan dynasty.The Demonlord...



  • Utterly compulsive, totally original and with a truly jaw-on-the-floor twist, this is a thriller like no other Charming and handsome, Ricky Manfredi is living an idyllic playboy life when, out of the blue, he bumps into a shy pretty girl named Hannah...



  • We are brown. We are beautiful. We are perfect. An empowering acclamation for girls bearing melanin of all kinds, Brown Girls Rule centers and uplifts girls of color in an inspiring poem that is one part love letter, two parts battle anthem. Ashok Ba...


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Ashok K. Banker has published 33 books.

The next book by Ashok K. Banker, Brown Girls Rule, will be published in October 2023.

The first book by Ashok K. Banker, Prince of Ayodhya, was published in September 2003.

Yes. Ashok K. Banker has 5 series.