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  • Bibliography:
    53 Books - 2 Series
  • First Book:
    September 1998
  • Latest Book:
    June 2023
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Full Series List in Order

Ravenspell

2 - The Wizard of Ooze (Jan-2007)
3 - Freaky Fly Day (Jan-2009)

The Runelords

1 - The Runelords: Sum of All Men (Sep-1998)
2 - Brotherhood of the Wolf (May-1999)
3 - Wizardborn (Mar-2001)
4 - Lair of Bones (Nov-2003)
5 - Sons of the Oak (Nov-2006)
6 - Worldbinder (Sep-2007)
7 - The Wyrmling Horde (Sep-2008)
8 - Berserker Lord (Oct-2009)
9 - Chaosbound (Oct-2009)

Book List in Order: 53 titles


  • The very Earth is in pain. Its wounds must be healed. There must arise a new king: the Earth King must be reborn. Only then will humanity have a chance to survive....



  • The first book of the saga of The RunelordsYoung Prince Gaborn Val Orden of Mystarria is traveling in disguise on a journey to ask for the hand of the lovely Princess Iome of Sylvarresta. Armed with his gifts of strength and perception, Prince Gaborn...



  • THE EPIC OF THE RUNELORDS Raj Ahtan, ruler of Indhopal, sought to bring all of humanity under his rule--destroying anything and anyone that stood in his path, including many friends and allies of young Prince Gaborn Val Orden. But Gaborn has fulfi...



  • Wizardborn continues the story of the struggle of Gaborn, now the Earth King, who has lost his powers but continues to lead his people. He must contend with the threat of the huge, inhuman Reavers, whose myriads Gaborn and his forces must now pursue ...



  • Certain works of fantasy are immediately recognizable as monuments, towering above the rest of the category. They have been written by the likes of Stephen R. Donaldson, Robert Jordan, and Terry Goodkind. Now add to that list David Farland, whose epi...



  • Originally published as two books, Worlds of the Golden Queen is a stellar tale of love, adventure, sacrifice, and war set in a fantastic future. In the first novel, The Golden Queen, the insectoid Dronons have slain the human queen Semarritte, thowi...



  • Certain works of fantasy are immediately recognizable as monuments, towering above the rest of the category. Authors of those works, such as Stephen R. Donaldson, Robert Jordan and Terry Goodkind, come immediately to mind. Add to that list David Farl...



  • When the evil worm lord Sebaceous Ooze uses his magical song to enslave mice to dig a volcano that will help him and his slobber goblin armies take over the world, it's up to Amber, a mouse with magical powers, to stop him. With her devoted friends b...



  • Certain works of fantasy are immediately recognizable as monuments, towering above the rest of the category. Authors of those works, such as George R.R. Martin, Robert Jordan, and Terry Goodkind, come immediately to mind. Add to that list David Farla...






  • At the end of Worldbinder, Fallion Orden, son of Gaborn, was imprisoned on a strange and fantastic world that he created by combining two alternate realities. It's a world brimming with dark magic, ruled by a creature of unrelenting evil who is gathe...



  • After saving Oregon from a nuclear crisis and revealing the plight of enslaved micedom to the human population, Amber, the valiant mouse wizard, and her partner Ben, the once-human mouse, head to Disneyland for a much-deserved vacation. But greater t...



  • Best-seller and Winner of the Whitney Award for Best Book of the Year!"Reading Farland's book is not just an engrossing exposition. It is like being a member of the 1856 Willie Handcart Company…. Farland's novel takes the reader into the c...



  • The world of the Runelords has been combined by magic with another parallel world to form a new one, the beginning of a process that may unify all worlds into the one true world. This story picks up after the events of The Wyrmling Horde and follo...



  • Borenson is set on a quest to save the devastated world from certain destruction. But the land has been altered forever: in the change, Borenson has merged with a mighty and monstrous creature from the other world, Aaath Ulber, and he begins to be a...



  • In 1898, Martians attacked Earth, according to H.G. Wells in his classic War of the Worlds. He tells the story of what happened in England, but what of the rest of the world? In “After a Lean Winter,” David Farland reimagines the invasion from t...



  • Book 2 of the Golden Queen Series Here is the text for book two, Beyond the Gate: In The Golden Queen, Gallen O'Day was able to fight off the alien dronons and their golden queen, but now he discovers that he can no longer hide on his home world. Bet...










  • Alexander Dane wakes 100,000 years in the future and begins an eerie quest for the only thing that matters--the woman who promised to love him forever.[Special Feature: Includes author notes on the origin of this short story.]...







  • Grand Prize Winner of the Hollywood Book Festival, placed first in all genres, all categories. Winner of the 2012 International Book Award for Best Young Adult Novel of the Year!Finalist in the Global Ebook Awards.                        ...



  • In 235 BC, a young man in China falls in love, but needs money to buy land in order to convince a young woman’s father that he is a worthy suitor. Taking the dangerous new Silk Road into Persia, he must face giant pink-tusked elephants, desert san...



  • At age 16, Dale Fawkes is about to have his favorite Christmas—one that features a man who claims to be an uncle. But when the truth comes out, it is both stranger and more wondrous than Dale could ever imagine.For mature audiences only....



  • When the princess Teneriel is kidnapped, her mother fears that her own beauty will be her end, so she curses Teneriel with a face that no man can love.Except . . . for a prince who can see into her heart....



  • On a world in the distant future, where the very name of Earth has been forgotten, a race of technological monsters is hunting down the last “biological infestations” in the galaxy. As doomsday approaches, a young girl and her friend discover a k...



  • Warning! Some people consider this story to be morally repugnant.In “At the Virgin’s Doorstep,” the first fantasy short story that New York Times Bestselling author David Farland ever wrote—and which some people insist should be burned—a pl...



  • David Farland's first short story, written as a student while attending BYU. Written about the emotional emasculation of young boys, the story is strongly rooted in Farland's childhood, and carries a strong emotional journey....








  • This intriguing collection of short stories from master storytellers shares the wealth of lessons available all around us---if we know how to look. Powerfully written and filled with precious insights, these stories teach timeless messages in a moder...



  • Henretta Bloom hates everyone. If she doesn't hate you now, she soon will.This award-winning story is one of David Farland's early works, when he first began blurring the lines between literary mainstream and fantasy realism. Set in his hometown in...





  • The Golden Queen, Book 1 When GallenO’Day is hired as a bodyguard to escort a young woman through the woods to the forbidden ruins at Geata Na Chruinn, it seems like an ordinary job—but all too soon, he finds himself fleeing for his life from cre...






  • Book 2 of the Serpent Catch series In Spirit Walker, Tull learned that he has a powerful gift that has never been seen before except among full-blooded Neanderthals. But learning to use the gift can be deadly. Worst of all, as he struggles to sneak i...



  • Long ago Earth's paleobiologists established the planet Anee as a vast storehouse of extinct species, each continent home to life forms of a different era. For a thousand years the starfarers' great sea serpents formed a wall of teeth and flesh that ...



  • Book Three of the Serpent Catch Series. Tull has caught the sea serpents that he needs to protect the oceans near his home, but he faces dangers greater than any he had ever imagined, for the slavers of Craal descend upon his town and capture everyon...






  • The last installment of the Serpent Catch Series Catching the serpents was only the beginning. Before Tull can lead his people to freedom, Tull must first free himself from the beast within. He must break the fiery chains of Adjonai as he leads an up...



  • Winner of the Philip K. Dick Memorial Award The powerful first novel by New York Times bestselling author David Farland, at once disturbing and compelling. On My Way to Paradise is the chronicle of one man's odyssey of self-discovery within a world a...



  • When the princess Teneriel is kidnapped, her mother fears that her own beauty will be her end, so she curses Teneriel with a face that no man can love.Except . . . for a prince who can see into her heart....




  • When a run in with highwaymen leave them poor, Erstwhyle, a satyr, and his “fool” companions travel to Castle Crydon to entertain an evil prince. If they succeed, they’ll win The Dark Prince’s purse, but as the last of the satyrs, Erstwhyle h...



  • Young Dval managed to save young Averan, along with his own life, but there are far more dangerous creatures in the world: the fearsome toth, and Mad King Harrill. This is the second tale in the new saga of the Runelords....



  • The 33rd edition of Writers of the Future may be the best new book yet! Brand-new adventure through space, time and possibility. The answers, the stories, the visions, and the mind-stretching possibilities are all waiting inside. Welcome to the futur...



  • Welcome to a world where magic and mythology are real. A world where brave men and women fight alongside majestic unicorns. Where massive kaiju struggle for supremacy. Where elite soldiers strive to bring civilization to the savages. Tales of Ruma is...



  • Stop right there! If you like your fantasy filled with fellowships and noble quests, this anthology is not for you. And if you love lengthy tales of politics and power, then it won’t be to your taste either. But if you like a little intimacy with y...











  • The innermost secrets of heroes and heroines. The dark mysteries that hide our disquiet nature. Will the true danger be them...or us? This exciting collection of bold, imaginative fantasy and sci-fi will thrill and entertain readers with stories by ...



  • The great war with the Wyrmling Hordes is over, and mankind has lost. Lord Despair has gathered an army of fell creatures, planning to unleash them like a wildfire across the stars.Those who oppose him know that the battle is all but lost. Though the...


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

David Farland has published 53 books.

The next book by David Farland, A Tale of Tales, will be published in June 2023.

The first book by David Farland, The Runelords: Sum of All Men, was published in September 1998.

Yes. David Farland has 2 series.