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  • Bibliography:
    49 Books (10 Series)
  • First Book:
    January 1984
  • Latest Book:
    October 2015
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Full Series List in Order

Druidhome Trilogy

1 - Prophet of Moonshae (Mar-1992)
2 - Coral Kingdom (Sep-1992)
3 - The Druid Queen (Mar-1993)

Dwarf Home

1 - The Secret of Pax Tharkas (Dec-2007)
2 - Heir of Kayolin (Oct-2008)
3 - Fate of Thorbardin (Jan-2010)

Icewall Trilogy

1 - The Messenger (Feb-2001)
2 - The Golden Orb (Feb-2002)
3 - Winterheim (Jan-2003)

The Maztica Trilogy

1 - Ironhelm (Apr-1990)
2 - Viperhand (Aug-1990)
3 - Feathered Dragon (Apr-1991)

The Moonshae Trilogy

1 - Darkwalker on Moonshae (May-1987)
2 - Black Wizards (Apr-1988)
3 - Darkwell (Feb-1989)

Quest Triad

1 - Pawns Prevail (May-1995)
2 - Suitors Duel (Aug-1995)

Rise of Solamnia

1 - Lord of the Rose (Mar-2005)
2 - The Crown and the Sword (Jun-2006)
3 - The Measure and the Truth (Jan-2007)

Seven Circles Trilogy

1 - Circle at Center (Jun-2000)
2 - World Fall (Sep-2001)
3 - The Goddess Worldweaver (Mar-2003)

War of the Worlds

New Millennuim (Nov-2006)

Watershed Trilogy

1 - A Breach in the Watershed (Aug-1995)
2 - Darkenheight (Sep-1996)
3 - War of Three Waters (Aug-1997)

Multi-Author Series List

Advanced Dungeons and Dragons Adventure Gamebook

3 - Escape from Castle Quarras (1985)
10 - Lords of Doom (1986)

The Age of Mortals

5 - Wizards' Conclave (Jul-2004)

The Chaos Wars

1 - The Last Thane (Jun-1998)
3 - The Puppet King (Feb-1999)


The Kinslayer Wars (Aug-1991)
Emperor of Ansalon (Nov-1993)
The Kagonesti (Jan-1995)
The Dragons (Oct-1996)
Fistandantilus Reborn (Nov-1997)
The Last Thane (Jun-1998)
The Puppet King (Feb-1999)
The Messenger (Feb-2001)
The Golden Orb (Feb-2002)
Winterheim (Jan-2003)
Wizards' Conclave (Jul-2004)
Lord of the Rose (Mar-2005)
The Crown and the Sword (Jun-2006)
The Measure and the Truth (Jan-2007)
The Secret of Pax Tharkas (Dec-2007)
Heir of Kayolin (Oct-2008)
Fate of Thorbardin (Jan-2010)

The Elven Nations Trilogy

2 - The Kinslayer Wars (Aug-1991)

Endless Quest

26 - Tarzan and the Well of Slaves (Mar-1985)

Forgotten Realms

Darkwalker on Moonshae (May-1987)
Black Wizards (Apr-1988)
Darkwell (Feb-1989)
Ironhelm (Apr-1990)
Viperhand (Aug-1990)
Maztica Campaign Set (1991)
Feathered Dragon (Apr-1991)
Prophet of Moonshae (Mar-1992)
Coral Kingdom (Sep-1992)
The Druid Queen (Mar-1993)

Lost Histories

1 - The Kagonesti (Jan-1995)
6 - The Dragons (Oct-1996)

Lost Legends

2 - Fistandantilus Reborn (Nov-1997)


3 - Emperor of Ansalon (Nov-1993)

Book List in Order: 49 titles

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    On the side of Evil: a relentless army of giant firbolgs, dread Bloodriders, and preternatural incarnations of the Beast, the sinister Kazgaroth. On the side of Good: an uneasy alliance of halflings and dwarves, bards and druids, sister knights, a...

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    Yet again, the Moonshae Isles comes under the threat of sinister and supernatural forces. A council of dark sorcerers has usurped the will of the High King. An army of ogres and zombies guided by Bhaal, the super-deity of death and destruction, th...

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    The ultimate struggle of good and evil. . . . At stake, the survival of the Moonshae Isles. Tristan Kendrick, newly crowned High King of the Ffolk, must forge a lasting alliance between the divergent peoples of the Isles. The druid Robyn must conf...

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    MAZTICA! In a corner of the world far removed from the known Forgotten Realms stands the exotic continent of Maztica. There Erix the slave girl learns of a great destiny laid upon her by the gods themselves. At the same time, across the sea, a fat...

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    TOTAL DESTRUCTION! Erix, the former slave girl, and Halloran, the legionnaire, flee from the waves of catastrophe sweeping Maztica. The God of War feasts upon chaos while the desperate lovers strive to escape from enemies on all sides. Finally ...

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    LAST HOPE OF THE TRUE WORLD! The greatest city in Maztica lies in ruins . . . a plague of hideous monsters descends across the land. From the ashes of destruction, a tenuous alliance forms. Legionnaires and native warriors fight side by side, d...

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    The leader of the Wildrunners, Kith-Kanan, commits the ultimate heresy and falls in love with a human of intriguing background. His twin brother, the firstborn ruler of all Silvanesti elves, Sithas, declares war on the Ergothians, and Kith-Kanan must...

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    The Ffolk have forsaken their goddess, the Earthmother, and have turned to the new gods to protect them. Now, capricious and malevolent, one of the new lords has turned the worship of the Ffolk against them. It falls to the royal daughters of High Ki...

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    An epic sea voyage . . . a daring rescue .. . The Earthmother has returned to the Moonshaes. Now her mightiest druid, Robyn Kendrick, faces the greatest challenge of her life. Aided by a courageous Northman prince, her own daughters, and a crew of...

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    Restored to his throne, King Tristan Kendrick must confront the fearful costs of his rescue from the Coral Kingdom. One of his daughters suffers tragically from the curse of an evil god, while the other must face a decision that will chart the destin...

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    ARIAKAS WAS AMBITIOUS Vast armies surge across Krynn, spreading shadows of evil dragonkind over the land. All these horrific forces follow the commands of one man...Ariakas, the Emperor of Ansalon. Warrior, priest, nobleman, king...he attains glory ...

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    THE AGE OF LIGHT Forests cover Ansalon. Under the legendary Silvanos, the elves of Krynn begin to tame the wilds and raise their crystal cities. But as the Elderwild Kaganos journeys toward a mystical encounter high in the mountains, he knows t...

  • Holt, a poor farm-boy, and Danis of Vanderthan, a warrior-princess, join together to prevent the forces of evil from recovering a magical artifact that, unbeknownst to them, could destroy the kingdom. Original....

  • AND THE. PURE WATER SHALL RUN FOUL... For centuries, the pristine lands of the Watershed were at peace: Dalethica, the land of life; Faerine, the realm of magic; and Duloth-Trol. land of death and decay, where the Darkwater flows. But now, the Wat...

  • The immortal game continues...with a deadly duel! Princess Danis Vanderthan is proud, beautiful, intelligent . . . and stubbornly independent. When her father the king announces a contest for noble suitors, Danis insists that her friend Holton Jak...

  • Queen Danis and farmboy-turned-knight Holton join their friends--a dwarf, a giant talking owl, and an absent-minded mage--on a quest to destroy the Crown of Vanderthan, a powerful artifact of the immortals, and save their world. Original....

  • When the Rod of Seven Parts, a symbol of the conflict between law and chaos, gets broken and its pieces scatter throughout the land, an assortment of characters ranging from heroes to monsters compete to find the pieces...

  • THE MAN OF THREE WATERS., ...stands with his courageous companions -- both human and Faerine -- victors in one skirmish of a war not truly begun. For they have witnessed the power of the Darkblood, the evil liquid that has breached the Watershed. Th...

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    WAR AMONG THE DRAGONS... "When dragons make war, Krynn can only tremble in the shadow of angry wings." --Astinus Lorekeeper Aurican and Darlantan, mighty serpents of gold and silver, have been nurtured in a world of wisdom, meditation, and subli...

  • THE HEART OF DARKBLOOD... ...anchors the Nameless one to the world and spews forth a vile tide of death and destruction across the realms of magic and of man. The war between the three lands in the dark lord's favor, as humans and Faerines rally val...

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    A Lost Gods Book Emilo Haversack is unusually worried for a kender--though he can't for the life of him remember what his problem is. Still, he's been wandering across Ansalon for quite some time, trying to remember what's wrong. All he can recall...

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    Dark dwarves...darker schemes...and rising chaos. For generations the baser clans of Thorbardin have raged against Hylar, ancestral rulers of the vast underground realm. Now, the finest Hylar army has marched away to face the Knights of Takhisis -...

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    Treason within, war from without. Torn asunder by the nightmares of a mad king, the elven realm of Silvanesti has nearly been restored to its former grandeur. But the elf Porthios, returning to his homeland, launches a rebellion against young Gilt...

  • In the realm of the Seven Circles, all creatures live in harmony within their own sphere. The noble centaurs live in the forests. The goblins and trolls lurk underground. And in the tranquil center the most evolved beings of all--the elves and the dr...

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    The Icewall Cold, forbidding, remote, it stands like a dim white cloud on the very edge of sight. There Kerrick, an elf from the golden woods of Silvanesti, has been sent, an exile in disgrace. There too, a band of barbarian villagers make their s...

  • In the mystical realm of the Seven Circles, all races of creatures have lived in harmony within their own spheres--dwelling in a peace that has lasted from time out of mind. Until now... The sinister threat to the Seven Circles has been defeated b...

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    Brackenrock Towering aloof and secure, the isolated fortress offers humankind a place to survive and flourish in the barren realm of Icereach. Even the elven Messenger Kerrick Fallabrine has made a home there, living among the humans and teaching ...

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    Shrouded in ice, the stronghold of the ogres has stood for eons as an impregnable bastion of the Icereach. But now Strongwind Whalebone, king of the Highlanders, has been imprisoned in the ogre fortress. Outside its walls, a band of his compatriots p...

  • The threat of war has loomed over the spheres of the Seven Circles for more than five decades - and now the enemy has finally advanced, forcing the creatures of this peace-loving world into violent battle. If they lose, the seven Circles will belong ...

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    The War of Souls is over, and the gods of magic have returned to Krynn. The two most powerful wizards in the world, Dalamar of the Black Robes and Jenna of the Red, join forces to seek and enter the Tower of High Sorcery in Wayreth Forest. The Tower ...

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    During the dark years after the War of Souls, chaos threatens the once-mighty empire of Solamnia. Goblins raid even fortified cities, and bandits rule great sections of the countryside. The ruling dukes, lords, and knights bicker and backstab. Thr...

  • First the Mars probe picked up an anomaly.
    Then NASA saw some strange activity, and many stargazers noticed meteorites rocketing towards earth.
    A cylinder surreptitiously landed in Wisconsin, then another, and another, ... and then invasion fro...

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    During the dark years after the War of Souls, chaos threatens the once-mighty empire of Solamnia. Goblins raid even fortified cities, and bandits rule great sections of the countryside. The ruling dukes, lords, and knights bicker and backstab. Throug...

  • Imagine if H.G.Wells' Martians launched their attack tomorrow. First there was the mysterious loss of contact with the Mars probe. Then a few flashes of light detected via telescope on the planet's surface, and several pieces of undefined space...

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    The epic conclusion to the fantasy trilogy that began with The Rise of Solamnia and Crown & the Sword continues the saga of the post-war era in Solmania, a central region in the Dragonland world. Original....

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    An ancient ruin holds its secrets in a death grip in this exciting new Dragonlance(R) trilogy! The dwarven realms of Krynn are slumbering, locked in mountain fastness, removed and aloof from the affairs of the world. But the world has a way of fin...

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    If they can stay alive long enough, they can find the way to a new future. Thorbardin remains closed against the world as two violent factions of dwarves clash in a brutal civil war. Neither side can prevail, and violence threatens destruction of ...

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    The battle for the kingdom of the dwarves comes to the door of its mad king... Brandon Bluestone has finally cleared his family's name and rallied the nation of dwarves. Now one great task remains to him: he must open up the greatest of the dwarf ...

  • The Cuban Missile Crisis could have meant the end of the world. Instead, rational leaders managed to maintain control of their powerful militaries, and Fortune smiled on a number of potentially disastrous situations. Through patience, diplomacy -- an...

  • In the tradition of We Were Soldiers Onceā€¦and Young, A Noble Cause is a stirring tribute to the valor and courage of the allied forces in the Vietnam War and a vivid re-creation of hard-won battles from Ia Drang Valley to Khe Sanh and Hamburger Hil...

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Douglas Niles has published 49 books.

Douglas Niles does not have a new book coming out soon. The latest book, A Noble Cause, was published in October 2015.

The first book by Douglas Niles, Dragons of Flame, was published in January 1984.

Yes. Douglas Niles has 10 series.