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  • Bibliography:
    38 Books (4 Series)
  • First Book:
    May 2000
  • Latest Book:
    February 2023
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Full Series List in Order

The Braided Path

1 - The Weavers of Saramyr (Apr-2004)
2 - The Skein of Lament (May-2004)
3 - The Ascendancy Veil (May-2006)

Broken Sky

1 - Broken Sky #1 (May-2000)
2 - Broken Sky #2 (Jul-2000)
3 - Broken Sky #3 (Sep-2000)
4 - Broken Sky #4 (Nov-2000)
5 - Broken Sky #5 (Jan-2001)
6 - Broken Sky #6 (Mar-2001)

Malice

1 - Malice (Feb-2009)
2 - Havoc (Oct-2010)

Tales of the Ketty Jay

1 - Retribution Falls (Jun-2009)
2 - Black Lung Captain (Apr-2010)

Book List in Order: 38 titles




  • Kia and Ryushi have spent their childhood sheltered from the land beyond the mountains. They've had plenty of time to sharpen their combat skills - and it's a good thing. All around them, forces are growing that will shatter their isolated existence ...



  • Ryushi is a prisoner in the deadly Fane Aracq. His mind is under assault from the Scour¹s gripping powers, and it is only a matter of time before Princess Aurin knows all of Paraka¹s secrets. Ryushi¹s resistance to the Princess is weakening . . . ...



  • Kia and Ryushi have to keep running. No matter where they go or who they meet, evil is never far behind. This evil has already killed their father. It is destroying their world. It desires total control. Ryushi wants to survive. Kia wants reven...



  • A year has passed. Kia and Elani are gone. Ryushi has been Bonded. And Princess Aurin has fled. Now, Calica is faced with an awesome responsibility. The fate of an entire race is in her hands--and she's not sure she can handle it. Meanwhile, the memb...



  • Kia and Ryushi are trapped in a world beyond belief. They must struggle to understand their family's secret past and carve out a future for themselves. But first, they must escape. Kia must tap into her passionate anger for survival. Ryushi mus...




  • It's been one year since the Integration. Kia and Ryushi have banded together with the remaining members of Parakka to continue their struggle to return the world to what they once thought it was. Their fight is becoming increasingly difficult, espec...







  • So here it was - the party to mark the beginning of the summer. But friends were rapidly turning into enemies. The local mob of street-thug wannabies had declared war. And looming over it all was the spectre of the Zone, a derelict estate....



  • It's been one year since Integration. Kia and Ryushi have banded together with the remaining members of Parakka to continue their struggle to return the world to what they once thought it was. Their fight is becoming increasingly difficult, especia...



  • Ryushi is a prisoner in Fane Aracq, Princess Aurin's deadly lair. He is confined to a cell, his mind under control, and it's only a matter of time before Aurin knows all of Parakka's secrets. But her power is threatened by the one thing she could nev...







  • When an environmental disaster sparks off a conflict in the Far East which looks like it could lead to World War III four friends in Sheffield must face up to their worst nightmares. The prospect of a nuclear attack forces Kayleigh, Mayner, Wren and ...



  • This is the story of the ancient empire of Saramyr -- an empire that rules over a land overwhelmed by evil. The evil comes from within the empire’s center: the Weavers, a sect of male magicians close to the throne, intent on killing any child born...



  • The second book in the acclaimed new fantasy trilogy The grip of the Weavers on Saramyr's rulers has grown ever tighter. And all the while the blight that they have brought to the land grips ever more harshly. This cannot last and, sure enough, the l...



  • AMONGST THE DARK STREETS OF LONDON DWELLS UNIMAGINABLE TERROR... Thaniel, just seventeen, is a wych-hunter. Together, he and Cathaline -- his friend and mentor -- track down the fearful creatures that lurk in the Old Quarter of London. It is on on...



  • The final part of the critically acclaimed Braided Path trilogyThe war that is tearing apart the ancient Empire of Saramyr is reaching its apocalyptic conclusion. The Weavers have stepped from the shadows and taken control, the capital is a demon-hau...






  • In "a novel almost unparalleled for density and invention" (Horn Book), YA phenom Chris Wooding introduces an electrifying heroine...and an unforgettable story.

    Poison has always been a willful, contrary girl, prone to being argumentative and ...



  • ANYTHIGN CAN HAPPEN AT ANY TIME. Rail and Moa are thieves in a city of chaos. For as long as anyone can remember, Orokos has been lashed by probability storms violent tempests that change whatever they touch. When a probability storm hits, streets a...



  • The astonishing new fantasy from the award-winning author of The Haunting of Alaizabel CrayA subterranean world of vast caverns, underground seas, crystalline forests. A civilisation born of darkness, in darkness, protected by shadows. A city of merc...



  • Everyone's heard of it, but nobody's read it...Seth and Kady have heard all the stories about MALICE - a secret comic about a strange and awful world full of traps and tricks, overseen by a sinister master of ceremonies, Tall Jake. But if rumours are...



  • Sky piracy is a bit out of Darian Frey’s league. Fate has not been kind to the captain of the airship Ketty Jay -- or his motley crew. They are all running from something. Crake is a daemonist in hiding, traveling with an armored golem and burdened...



  • Chris Wooding, author of the thrilling novel Retribution Falls, returns to a fantastical world of spectacular sky battles and high-flying heroics for another epic adventure. Deep in the heart of the Kurg rainforest lies a long-forgotten wreck. O...



  • Getting into the sinister comic-book world of MALICE is just the beginning. Getting out of it is much, much harder -- as it surviving while you make your attempt. Part novel, part comic book, all thrill -- welcome to MALICE....



  • Seifer's life is about to become a royal pain. . . . As captain of the local skullball team, Seifer Tombchewer is the envy of his peers. He's fast, he's strong, and he flies circles around the competition. But Seifer's always dreamed of more--of leav...



  • A big slice of non-stop, action-packed, wise-cracking fun from the Ketty Jay, and Captain Darien Frey.Things are finally looking good for Captain Frey and his crew. The Ketty Jay has been fixed up good as new.They've got their first taste of fortune ...



  • The Lazarus Serum can bring you back from the dead - but when you come back you've changed - you're a Pale, an outcast. It's the last thing Jed wants, but an accident changes everything and Jed's forced to discover the true cost of living forever....






  • The final exam is survival. Paul is the new kid at Mortingham Boarding Academy, and he has a dark secret. Caitlyn admires Paul from afar and resents that he only has eyes for Erika. Erika thinks that she and Caitlyn are best friends, but she's w...



  • The intrepid crew of the Ketty Jay have been shot down, set up, double-crossed and ripped off. They’ve stolen priceless treasures, destroyed a 10,000-year-old Azryx city and sort-of-accidentally blown up the son of the Archduke. Now they’ve gone ...



  • The Fast and the Furious meets The Hunger Games in acclaimed author Chris Wooding's blistering vision of the future.Buckle up for a fast-paced, high-octane thrill ride!Cassica and Shiara are best friends. They couldn't be more different, but their di...



  • THIS IS A SAMPLE COMPRISING THE FIRST THIRD OF THE FIRST BOOK OF BROKEN SKYIn the world of the Dominions, everyone has a power. Spirit-stones, implanted at birth by the mysterious Deliverers, grant strange abilities. Some can shape metal. Some can se...



  • 'The Ember Blade is hands down the best fantasy novel I've ever read' Grimdark MagazineEmpires rise, civilisations fall and one culture comes to subsume another. It's the way of the world . . . sometimes ways of life are improved, sometimes they are ...





  • The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy meets Guardians of the Galaxy in this intergalactic middle-grade adventure by Chris Wooding. If he had it his way, Jack would spend his days drawing aliens and epic space battles. But it seems Jack's da...



  • A BAND OF REBELS.A TRAITOR IN THEIR MIDST.A REVOLUTION ABOUT TO BEGIN.It's been three years since Aren seized the Ember Blade. Three years since they struck the spark they hoped would ignite the revolution. But the flame has failed to catch. The Krod...



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    Davey's always been a light sleeper. But since his last trip home, the dark has become a dangerous place and sleep the stuff of nightmares. How can he rest, leaving himself vulnerable to the Catchman? If he drops his guard it will all be over....


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Chris Wooding has published 38 books.

Chris Wooding does not have a new book coming out soon. The latest book, The Shadow Casket, was published in February 2023.

The first book by Chris Wooding, Broken Sky #1, was published in May 2000.

Yes. Chris Wooding has 4 series.