Book List in Order: 9 titles


  • The conclusion to Ian C. Esslemont's epic fantasy Path to Ascendancy trilogy--a prequel story set in the New York Times bestselling Malazan Empire series--co-created by Steven Erikson. KELLANVED'S REACH reveals the role the mage Kellanved had in t...



  • Return to the turbulent history of what would become the Malazan Empireā€¦ After the disappointments in Li Heng, Dancer and Kellanved wash up on a small insignificant island named Malaz. Immediately, of course, Kellanved plans to take it over. To ...



  • Esslemont's all-new prequel trilogy takes readers deeper into the politics and intrigue of the New York Times bestselling Malazan Empire. Dancer's Lament focuses on the genesis of the empire, and features Dancer, the skilled assassin, who, alongside ...



  • Tens of thousands of years of ice is melting, and the land of Assail, long a byword for menace and inaccessibility, is at last yielding its secrets. Tales of gold discovered in the region's north circulate in every waterfront dive and sailor's tavern...



  • In the western sky the bright emerald banner of the Visitor descends like a portent of annihilation. On the continent of Jacuruku, the Thaumaturgs have mounted yet another expedition to tame the neighboring wild jungle. Yet this is no normal wilderne...



  • The epic new chapter in the history of Malaz -- the new epic fantasy from Steven Erikson's friend and co-creator of this extraordinary and exciting imagined world. Darujhistan, city of dreams, city of blue flames, is peaceful at last; its citizen...



  • Greymane believed he'd outrun his past. With his school for swordsmanship in Falar, he was looking forward to a quiet life, although his colleague Kyle wasn't as enamoured with life outside the mercenary company, the Crimson Guard. However, it seems ...



  • The return of the mercenary company the Crimson Guard could not have come at a worse time for the Malazan Empire. Drained by constant warfare, weakened by betrayal and rivalries, many see the grip of Empress Laseen weakening. Conquered kingdoms and p...



  • Malaz gave a great empire its name, but now this island and its city amount to little more than a sleepy backwater -- until this night. Because this night there is to be a convergence, the once-in-a-generation appearance of a Shadow Moon -- an occasi...






Complete Series List in Order

A Novel of the Malazan Empire

1) Night of Knives (Jul-2007)
2) Return of the Crimson Guard (Oct-2008)
3) Stonewielder (May-2011)
4) Orb Scepter Throne (Jun-2012)
5) Blood and Bone (May-2013)
6) Assail (Aug-2014)
7) Dancer's Lament (Jun-2016)

Path to Ascendancy

1) Dancer's Lament (Jun-2016)
2) Deadhouse Landing (Nov-2017)
3) Kellanved's Reach (Feb-2019)