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  • Bibliography:
    111 Books (3 Series)
  • First Book:
    January 1976
  • Latest Book:
    October 2024
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Full Series List in Order

A Song of Ice and Fire

1 - A Game of Thrones (Aug-1996)
2 - A Clash of Kings (Feb-1999)
3 - A Storm of Swords (Nov-2000)
4 - A Feast for Crows (Nov-2005)
5 - A Dance with Dragons (Jul-2011)

Targaryen History

1 - Fire and Blood: 300 Years Before A Game of Thrones (Nov-2018)

Wild Cards

1 - Wild Cards (Jan-1987)
2 - Aces High (Apr-1987)
3 - Joker's Wild (Nov-1987)
4 - Aces Abroad (Jun-1988)
5 - Down and Dirty (Dec-1988)
6 - Ace in the Hole (Feb-1990)
7 - Dead Man's Hand (Aug-1990)
8 - One-Eyed Jacks (Feb-1991)
9 - Jokertown Shuffle (Sep-1991)
10 - Double Solitaire (Apr-1992)
11 - Dealer's Choice (Nov-1992)
12 - Turn of the Cards (Feb-1993)
13 - Card Sharks (Mar-1993)
14 - Marked Cards (Mar-1994)
15 - Black Trump (Aug-1995)
16 - Deuces Down (Jul-2002)
17 - Death Draws Five (Jan-2006)
18 - Inside Straight (Feb-2008)
19 - Busted Flush (Dec-2008)
20 - Suicide Kings (Jan-2010)
21 - Fort Freak (Jul-2011)
22 - Lowball (Nov-2014)
23 - High Stakes (Sep-2016)
24 - Mississippi Roll (Dec-2017)
25 - Low Chicago (Jun-2018)
26 - Texas Hold'em (Oct-2018)
27 - Knaves Over Queens (Aug-2019)
27.5 - American Hero (Mar-2020)
28 - Three Kings (May-2020)
29 - Joker Moon (Jul-2021)
30 - Full House (Aug-2022)
31 - Pairing Up (Jul-2023)

Book List in Order: 111 titles



  • In a crumbling underground city on a dying planet, young Annelyn has lived a life of privilege. When he is humiliated at the hands of the crafty groun hunter they call the Meatbringer, he and his high-born friends plot revenge. But Annelyn's plan goe...



  • MISTFALL IS TOMORROW The Hugo Award-winning story of a culture with a strange religion, and the young woman who succumbs to the consequences of its belief system...a man trapped between the realms of real and not-real in a lonely deep-space outpost....




  • In this unforgettable space opera, #1 New York Times bestselling author George R. R. Martin presents a chilling vision of eternal night -- a volatile world where cultures clash, codes of honor do not exist, and the hunter and the hunted are often int...



  • A FEAST OF LEGENDS TO SAVOR-- SOME WITH A SHUDDER, SOME WITH A SMILE Deadly spiders big as pumpkins consume victims who scream with joy ... The saga of a man who lives alone on his own planet ... Adrian Colmer, Master Probe, takes on a client w...



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    ACROSS THE UNIVERSE, IN SEARCH OF THE ULTIMATE LIFEFORM Simon Kress' love for dangerous and amusing new pets kept him on an endless quest. Then he discovered the sandkings. Fierce, ritual warriors, they fought among themselves for the amusement...



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    Nine misfit academics on an expedition to find the volcryn, a mythic race of interstellar nomads, and the only ship available for the strange quest is the Nightflyer, a cybernetic wonder with a never-seen captain... Nine innocents are about to fin...



  • A THRILLING REINVENTION OF THE VAMPIRE NOVEL BY THE MASTER OF MODERN FANTASY, GEORGE R. R. MARTIN Abner Marsh, a struggling riverboat captain, suspects that something's amiss when he is approached by a wealthy aristocrat with a lucrative offer. Th...








  • “The best novel concerning the American pop music culture of the sixties I’ve ever read.” -- Stephen King   From #1 New York Times bestselling author George R. R. Martin comes the ultimate novel of revolution, rock ’n’ roll, and apocal...



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    PORTRAITS FROM BEYOND THE KNOWN REALMS BY A MASTER OF SF AND FANTASY Winner of a Nebula and three Hugos, and famed for his work on TV on The Twilight Zone and Beauty and the Beast, George R.R. Martin now invites you to view a gallery of very unusu...



  • Long before A Game of Thrones became an international phenomenon, #1 New York Times bestselling author George R. R. Martin had taken his loyal readers across the cosmos. Now back in print after almost ten years, Tuf Voyaging is the story of quirky an...



  • It's been a lifetime and more since Cyrain has been challenged in the game of mind. When the cyborg arrives, she senses a worthy and dangerous opponent -- one that's been dead for 800 years... Nominated for the 1987 Locus Award for Best Novelette....



  • In the aftermath of World War II an alien virus struck the Earth, endowing a handful of survivors with strange superhuman powers. Some were called Aces, gifted with extraordinary abilities; others were called Jokers, cursed with bizarre disfigurement...



  • Four decades ago, an alien "wild card" virus produced a strange new race of superhuman men and women known as Aces and Jokers. Among them is the winged beauty called Peregrine: Fortunato, master of erotic power; and the bizarre and mysterious joker k...



  • Decades ago, an alien "wild card" virus produced a strange new race of superhuman men and women. Now, on Wild Card Day, the fortieth anniversary of the event, an evil genius unlashes the forces of darkness under the streets of Manhattan. The fate of ...




  • When an alien virus struck New York four decades ago, it created a new breed of superhuman men and women known as Aces and Jokers. But America was not the only nation struck by its awesome power. Now a team of Aces sets out on a voyage of exploration...






  • When an alien virus struck the Earth four decades ago, it spawned a new breed of superhuman men and women known as Aces and Jokers. Now, in New York's Jokertown, a savage street war has broken out between the Mafia and the gang known as the Shadow Fi...



  • Since a strange alien virus created the superhuman beings known as Aces and Jokers four decades ago, they have struggled for respect and recognition. Now they are key players in a presidential convention torn by hatred and dissent as assassins stalk ...



  • Chrysalis, the glass-skinned queen of the Joker underworld, has been found brutally murdered in her popular restaurant, the Crystal Palace. Now two men are out to find her killer: Jay Ackroyd, the Ace private investigator who discovered her ruined bo...



  • Something is stirring on Ellis Island, something strange and dangerous enough to subdue even the white-hot tensions between Wild Cards and naturals. The Jumpers are rising.... The members of this vicious gang have the power to jump their minds int...



  • Bloat, the boy governor of the Rox, had dreams as big as his monstrous Joker body. He wanted to make Ellis Island a safe haven for his people, a Joker homeland. To survive Bloat needed the Jumpers, adolescent outcasts who could steal a man's body in ...



  • Aboard his grandfather's spaceship and fleeing the violent turmoil between Jokers, Aces, and Nats that his vicious ambition spawned, Blaise is headed for a new conquest: the planet Takis. Dr. Tachyon is left behind...but he's lost more than his only ...



  • After too many disastrous raids and military embarrassments, the Nats order a full-out, no-holds-barred blitzkrieg against Bloat and his genetic outcasts. The mission is clear: destroy Ellis Island, no survivors. As the final battle rages, the Turtle...



  • The Rox is history and Mark Meadows is on the run, pursued by the CIA, the DEA, and the Wild Card mistress of the winds, Mistral. But the renegade biochemist has his own secret weapon: three personalities buried in his psyche, each possessing Ace pow...



  • Someone is trying to kill all the jokers--nothing less than genocide will do. For decades they have been the secret shadow players on the global scene, the puppet masters hidden behind the curtains, patient, cunning, moving inch by inch toward their ...



  • A beautiful young reporter and a small group of jokers and aces have unearthed evidence of a conspiracy of Card Sharks, whose goal is the wholesale destruction of those afflicted with the Wild Cards virus. But Hannah Davis and her handful of heroes h...






  • Exposed by a reporter and her joker sidekick, the Cardshark Conspiracy plots to unleash the Black Trump, a biological weapon that destroys anyone with a wild card genetic structure, and time is running out for ace Mark Meadows. Original....



  • In a land where summers can last decades and winters a lifetime, trouble is brewing. The cold is returning, and in the frozen wastes to the north of Winterfell, sinister and supernatural forces are massing beyond the kingdom's protective Wall. At the...



  • Dangerous Women Vol. 3, edited by George R. R. Martin and Gardner Dozois, includes stories by Sherrilyn Kenyon, Joe Abercrombie, Diana Rowland, Melinda Snodgrass, and Pat Cadigan, and features an entirely new 18,000-word novella by New York Times bes...



  • A comet the color of blood and flame cuts across the sky. And from the ancient citadel of Dragonstone to the forbidding shores of Winterfell, chaos reigns. Six factions struggle for control of a divided land and the Iron Throne of the Seven Kingdoms,...



  • The ice dragon was a creature of legend and fear, for no man had ever tamed one. When it flew overhead, it left in its wake desolate cold and frozen land. But Adara was not afraid. For Adara was a winter child, born during the worst freeze that anyon...



  • Of the five contenders for power, one is dead, another in disfavor, and still the wars rage, as alliances are made and broken. Joffrey sits on the Iron Throne, the uneasy ruler of the Seven Kingdoms. His most bitter rival, Lord Stannis, stands defeat...



  • Deuces Down is the next Wild Cards anthology collection about George R. R. Martin's alternate superhero history An anthology about the Wild Cards who are underestimated, overlooked: the Deuces. But it’s the quiet ones you have to watch out for.In t...



  • After centuries of bitter strife, the seven powers dividing the land have beaten one another into an uneasy truce. But it's not long before the survivors, outlaws, renegades, and carrion eaters of the Seven Kingdoms gather. Now, as the human crows as...



  • John Fortune-son of Peregine and Fortunato, two of the most powerful and popular Aces the world has ever known-has finally turned his card. He's an Ace! And proud of it... except that his new powers put him on a collision course with enemies he never...



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    A century before the events of New York Times bestselling author George R. R. Martin's epic series, A SONG OF ICE AND FIRE, a squire named Dunk picks up the sword and shield of his dead master and enters a tournament to begin his career as a knight. ...






  • Even before A Game of Thrones, George R. R. Martin had already established himself as a giant in the field of fantasy literature. The first of two stunning collections, Dreamsongs: Volume I is a rare treat for readers, offering fascinating insight i...



  • Dubbed "the American Tolkien" by Time magazine, #1 New York Times bestselling author George R.R. Martin is a giant in the field of fantasy literature and one of the most exciting storytellers of our time. Now he delivers a rare treat for readers: a c...



  • Like so many others, Ramon Espejo ran from the poverty and hopelessness of the Third World to the promise of a new world -- joining a host of like-minded workers and dreamers aboard one of the great starships of the mysterious, repulsive Enye. But t...



  • In 1946, an alien virus that rewrites human DNA was accidentally unleashed in the skies over New York City. It killed ninety percent of those it infected. Nine percent of those who survived mutated into tragically deformed creatures. And one percent ...




  • This Repairman Jack book from F. Paul Wilson, Bloodline, the eleventh in the series, follows the New York Times bestseller, Harbingers.

    Jack has been on hiatus since the events in Harbingers. With his lover Gia's encouragement he dips a to...



  • In 1946, an alien virus that rewrites human DNA was accidentally unleashed in the skies over New York City. It killed ninety percent of those it infected. Nine percent survived to mutate into tragically deformed creatures. And one percent gained supe...



  • In 1946, an alien virus that rewrites human DNA was accidentally unleashed in the skies over New York City. It killed ninety percent of those it infected. Nine percent survived to mutate into tragically deformed creatures. And one percent gained sup...



  • From George R. R. Martin’s Introduction to Warriors: “People have been telling stories about warriors for as long as they have been telling stories. Since Homer first sang the wrath of Achilles and the ancient Sumerians set down their tales of ...



  • To honor the magnificent career of Jack Vance, one unparalleled in achievement and impact, George R. R. Martin and Gardner Dozois, with the full cooperation of Jack Vance, his family, and his agents, have created a Jack Vance tribute anthology: Songs...






  • In 1946, an alien virus is accidentally unleashed that changes the world forever. Most of those infected die horribly, said to have drawn the Black Queen as their fated card. Ninety percent of those who survive mutate into Jokers - deformed, broken, ...



    • Dr. Thomas Mason had a regular life, with a regular job, and a regular girlfriend. Until one night, zapped from somewhere else, a mysterious young woman named Cat ends up in his E.R. Pursued by the government and twisted creatures from her o...



  • From George R. R. Martin’s Introduction to Warriors: “People have been telling stories about warriors for as long as they have been telling stories. Since Homer first sang the wrath of Achilles and the ancient Sumerians set down their tales of ...



  • In the aftermath of a colossal battle, the future of the Seven Kingdoms hangs in the balance once again--beset by newly emerging threats from every direction. In the east, Daenerys Targaryen, the last scion of House Targaryen, rules with her three dr...



  • In 1946, an alien virus that rewrites human DNA was accidentally unleashed in the skies over New York City. It killed ninety percent of those it infected. Nine percent survived, mutated into tragically deformed creatures. And one percent gained super...



  • From George R.R. Martin, author of the New York Times best-selling novel series A Song of Ice and Fire, comes a moonlit tale of feuding vampire clans, death, and debauchery in the bayou! Set in 1857 along the muddy Mississippi, FEVRE DREAM introduces...



  • From George R. R. Martin's Introduction to Warriors:

    "People have been telling stories about warriors for as long as they have been telling stories. Since Homer first sang the wrath of Achilles and the ancient Sumerians set down their tales...




  • All new strange cases of death and magic in the city by some of the biggest names in urban fantasy. In this all-new collection of urban fantasy stories, editors George R.R. Martin and Gardner Dozois explore the places where mystery waits at the en...




  • George R. R. Martin's epic fantasy masterwork A Game of Thrones is brought to life in the pages of this full-colour graphic novel. This is the first volume in what is sure to be one of the most coveted collaborations of the year. Now a major Sky Atla...



  • This graphic novel adaptation contains more than fifty pages of exclusive content not available in the original comic books, including • a new Preface by George R. R. Martin • early renderings of key scenes and favorite characters from the ...



  • New epic fantasy in the grand tradition -- including a never-before-published Song of Ice and Fire story by George R. R. Martin! Fantasy fiction has produced some of the most unforgettable heroes ever conjured onto the page: Robert E. Howard’s Cona...




  • Novelist Daniel Abraham and illustrator Tommy Patterson are not merely turning George R. R. Martin’s epic fantasy A Game of Thrones into a graphic novel: They are meticulously translating one art form into another, and capturing the intricate nuanc...



  • This book showcases the best and most humorous quotes from George R.R. Martin's favorite character Tyrion Lannister, the worldly, jaded, funny, highly intelligent, cynical, womanizing star of the books. A perfect stocking-filler for every fan of the ...



  • Fifteen all-new stories by science fiction’s top talents, collected by bestselling author George R. R. Martin and multiple-award winning editor Gardner Dozois Burroughs’s A Princess of Mars. Bradbury’s The Martian Chronicles. Heinlein’s R...



  • In this comic book/graphic novel adaptation set one hundred years before the events in George R.R. Martin’s epic fantasy series, A Song of Ice and Fire, The Hedge Knight chronicles a young squire as he travels the cruel and complex path to knightho...



    • Human competition is eternal. We thrill to victory, we suffer the agony of defeat. No matter what the future brings, sports will be a part of it. But what forms will these games take? Who will be the spectator, who will play? Will aliens be ...



  • In this comic book/graphic novel adaptation set one hundred years before the events in George R.R. Martin’s epic fantasy series, A Song of Ice and Fire, The Sworn Sword follows the adventures of Ser Duncan and his squire, Egg, as they quest for hon...



  • George R. R. Martin's epic fantasy masterwork a game of thrones is brought to life in the pages of this full-color graphic novel. This is the third volume in what is sure to be one of the most coveted collaborations of the year. When dealing with a m...



  • When dealing with a masterpiece, only the best will do. That’s why writer Daniel Abraham and illustrator Tommy Patterson were chosen to adapt George R. R. Martin’s beloved fantasy classic A Game of Thrones as a graphic novel. And as anyone who ha...



    • The most popular fantasy author of the 21st Century, George R.R. Martin, brings his World Fantasy Award-winning short story to graphic novels in Skin Trade! Randi Wade is a survivor. She followed in the footsteps of her father, became a cop,...



  • Decades after an alien virus changed the course of history, the surviving population of Manhattan still struggles to understand the new world left in its wake. Natural humans share the rough city with those given extraordinary―and sometimes terrify...



  • From Sword and Sorcery to Paranormal Romance, from Weird Fiction to Fairy Tales, Fantasy For Good presents a wide range of exciting short fiction to accommodate every taste. In this collection of thirty stories, legendary authors (including NYT Bests...



  • Bestselling writer Daniel Abraham and acclaimed illustrator Tommy Patterson bring their stunning graphic-novel adaptation of George R. R. Martin’s classic A Game of Thrones to a stunning finish that merits a place alongside the majestic original on...



  • Bestselling writer Daniel Abraham and acclaimed illustrator Tommy Patterson bring their stunning graphic-novel adaptation of George R. R. Martin’s classic A Game of Thrones to a stunning finish that merits a place alongside the majestic original on...



    • The biggest name in fiction, George R.R. Martin, opens his story vault as we adapt a tale of dark fantasy to comics for the first time with In The House of the Worm.
    • Beneath a ruined city on a forgotten planet lies a world of plots...



  • Taking place nearly a century before the events of A GAME OF THRONES, A KNIGHT OF THE SEVEN KINGDOMS compiles the first three official prequel novellas to George R. R. Martin’s ongoing masterwork, A Song of Ice and Fire. These never-before-collecte...



  • Perfect for old fans and new readers alike, High Stakes (Wild Cards) delves deeper into the world of aces, jokers, and the hard-boiled men and women of the Fort Freak police precinct in a pulpy, page-turning novel of superheroics and Lovecraftian hor...



  • A full-color graphic novel edition of The Mystery Knight, one of the thrilling Dunk and Egg novellas from George R. R. Martin’s A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms and a prequel of sorts to A Game of Thrones “Every wedding needs a singer, and every...



  • Perfect for current fans and new readers alike, MISSISSIPPI ROLL is an adventurous journey along Ol’ Man River, featuring beloved characters from the Wild Cards universe. Now on its final voyage, the historical steamboat Natchez is known for her...



  • An epic collection of science fiction tales around space exploration and cosmic horror by the #1 bestselling author of A Game of Thrones - with the titular story, Nightflyers, coming to Netflix in 2018. On a voyage toward the boundaries of the known ...



  • A gang of criminals scattered throughout the past threaten the stability of the world in George R. R. Martin's latest Wild Cards adventure. The stakes were already high enough at Giovanni Galante’s poker table that night in Chicago. Poker. Deal...



  • This discounted ebundle of A Wild Cards Collection includes: Fort Freak, Lowball, High StakesNow a TV show on Hulu! From the team that brought you The Magicians and Mr. Robot, with the co-editor of Wild Cards, Melinda Snodgrass as executive producer....



  • A new anthology celebrating the witches and sorcerers of epic fantasy -- featuring stories by George R. R. Martin, Scott Lynch, Megan Lindholm, and many others! Hot on the heels of Gardner Dozois’s acclaimed anthology The Book of Swords comes this ...



  • The first volume of a four-part, full-color graphic novel adaptation of the second book in George R.R. Martin's landmark Song of Ice and Fire series, the inspiration for HBO's Game of Thrones. The four-part graphic novel adaptation of A Game of Th...



  • Texas Hold'em: A Wild Cards Novel is an adventure in the bestselling shared-universe science fiction superhero series, edited by #1 New York Times bestselling author George R. R. Martin. San Antonio, home of the Alamo, is also host to the nation's...



  • The thrilling history of the Targaryens comes to life in this masterly work by the author of A Song of Ice and Fire, the inspiration for HBO’s Game of Thrones. With all the fire and fury fans have come to expect from internationally bestselling...



  • Law & Order meets Men in Black in this graphic novel adaptation of a TV pilot script by the author of A Game of Thrones. SECOND CITY. FIRST CONTACT. Ten years ago, representatives from an interstellar collective of 314 alien species landed on Ear...



  • Perfect for current fans and new readers alike, Knaves Over Queens is an all-new adventure set in London, featuring a fresh cast of characters from the Wild Cards universe.Developed by aliens and field-tested on Earth, the virus known as Xenovirus Ta...



  • The second volume in a four-part full-color graphic novel adaptation of the second book in George R. R. Martin’s landmark A Song of Ice and Fire series, the inspiration for HBO’s Game of Thrones. As chaos grips Westeros, a flaming red comet co...





  • Soon to be a show on Hulu!Rights to develop Wild Cards have been acquired by Universal Cable Productions, the team behind The Magicians and Mr. Robot, with the co-editor of Wild Cards, Melinda Snodgrass, as executive producer. In this bitingly satir...



  • The next anthology in George R. R. Martin's ongoing Wild Cards alternate-history series, Three Kings.In the aftermath of World War II, the Earth’s population was devastated by an alien virus. Those who survived were changed forever. Some, known as ...



  • A groundbreaking and “wonderful” (Library Journal, starred review) anthology of fantasy, science fiction, and romance from New York Times bestselling and award-winning authors, edited by the acclaimed George R.R. Martin and Gardner Dozois...



  • In Joker Moon, the next Wild Cards adventure from series editor George R. R. Martin, we follow Aarti, the Moon Maid, who can astrally project herself onto the surface of the moon and paint projections across the lunarscape.Theodorus was a dreamer. A...







  • Tensions rise as a divided kingdom falters in this third volume of a four-part, full-color graphic novel adaptation of the second book in George R. R. Martin’s landmark Song of Ice and Fire series, the inspiration for HBO’s Game of Thrones.New Yo...




  • The thrilling history of the Targaryens comes to life in this masterly work by the author of A Song of Ice and Fire, the inspiration for HBO’s Game of Thrones.   With all the fire and fury fans have come to expect from internationally bestsell...



  • A new collection of Wild Cards stories, previously published on Tor.com and together in one volume for the first time!In the aftermath of World War II, an alien virus struck Earth, endowing a handful of survivors with extraordinary powers. People wit...



  • The fourth and final volume of the full-color graphic novel adaptation of the second book in George R. R. Martin’s landmark Song of Ice and Fire series, the inspiration for HBO’s Game of ThronesIn the final volume of this...




  • Superheroes and villains do battle over the human heart in this delightful anthology featuring all-new stories from a wide range of contributors, all set in the Wild Cards universe, where an alien virus mutates some and grants superpowers to others, ...



  • LOCUS AWARD FINALIST • Journey across the cosmos in George R. R. Martin's beloved sci-fi universe, the Thousand Worlds, as a ragtag group of conspirators embark on a mysterious mission to gain unfathomable fame and fortune -- if only they can survi...



  • An original anthology centered around one very unusual house in Cornwall which serves as a nexus to the multiverse—set in the Wild Cards universe created by the #1 New York Times bestselling author of A Game of Thrones.An alien virus ravages th...



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    Collecting the six issue mini-series adapting Martin's hit novel, bringing the world of a Song of Ice and Fire to life in comic book form. Night falls over the life of one noble knight and brings the dawn of his squire's knighthood. Dubbing himself ...



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    This trade paperback reprint of the Boskone 38 Book contains a sampling of Bokone 38 Guest of Honor, George R.R. Martin: three stories and one teleplay. Introduction by Melisssa Snodgrass. Dustjacket art by Charles Vess....


Award-Winning Books by George R.R. Martin

A Clash of Kings
1999 Locus Award -- Fantasy Novel
A Dance with Dragons
2011 Goodreads Choice Award -- Fantasy
2012 Locus Award -- Fantasy Novel
A Game of Thrones
1997 Locus Award -- Fantasy Novel
Nightflyers
1981 Locus Award -- Novella
Old Mars
2014 Locus Award -- Anthology
Portraits of His Children
1986 Nebula Award -- Novelette
Sandkings
1980 Hugo Award -- Novelette
1980 Locus Award -- Novelette
1980 Nebula Award -- Novelette
1982 Locus Award -- Collection
A Storm of Swords
2001 Locus Award -- Fantasy Novel
Warriors
2011 Locus Award -- Anthology


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

George R.R. Martin has published 111 books.

The next book by George R.R. Martin, House Rules, will be published in October 2024.

The first book by George R.R. Martin, In the House of the Worm, was published in January 1976.

Yes. George R.R. Martin has 3 series.