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  • Bibliography:
    61 Books (6 Series)
  • First Book:
    September 1995
  • Latest Book:
    February 2018
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Full Series List in Order

Brides of Wildcat County

1 - Dangerous: Savannah's Story (Sep-1995)
2 - Scandalous: Eden's Story (Sep-1995)
3 - Audacious: Ivy's Story (Nov-1995)
4 - Impetuous: Mattie's Story (Jan-1996)
5 - Tempestuous : Opal's Story (May-1996)


1 - A Warp in Time (Feb-2018)

Jedi Quest

1 - The Way of the Apprentice (Apr-2002)
2 - The Trail of the Jedi (May-2002)
3 - The Dangerous Games (Aug-2002)
4 - The Master of Disguise (Nov-2002)
5 - The School of Fear (Feb-2003)
6 - The Shadow Trap (May-2003)
7 - The Moment of Truth (Nov-2003)
8 - The Changing of the Guard (Mar-2004)
9 - The False Peace (Jul-2004)
10 - Final Showdown (Nov-2004)
Path to Truth (Sep-2001)

The Last of the Jedi

1 - The Desperate Mission (Apr-2005)
2 - Dark Warning (Sep-2005)
3 - Underworld (Dec-2005)
4 - Death on Naboo (Apr-2006)
5 - A Tangled Web (Aug-2006)
6 - Return of the Dark Side (Dec-2006)
7 - Secret Weapon (Apr-2007)
8 - Against the Empire (Aug-2007)
9 - Master of Deception (Feb-2008)
Reckoning (Jun-2008)

A Loot Novel

1 - Loot: How to Steal a Fortune (Jun-2014)
2 - Sting (Sep-2016)


1 - Premonitions (Jul-2004)
2 - Disappearance (Aug-2005)
3 - The Sight (Mar-2010)

Multi-Author Series List

The 39 Clues

4 - Beyond the Grave (Jun-2009)
6 - In Too Deep (Nov-2009)

The 39 Clues: Cahills Vs. Vespers

2 - A King's Ransom (Dec-2011)

The 39 Clues: Unstoppable

1 - Nowhere to Run (Oct-2013)

The 39 Clues: Doublecross

1 - Mission Titanic (Feb-2015)

Jedi Apprentice

2 - The Dark Rival (Jun-1999)
3 - The Hidden Past (Aug-1999)
4 - The Mark of the Crown (Oct-1999)
5 - The Defenders of the Dead (Dec-1999)
6 - The Uncertain Path (Feb-2000)
7 - The Captive Temple (Apr-2000)
8 - The Day of Reckoning (Jun-2000)
9 - The Fight for Truth (Aug-2000)
10 - The Shattered Peace (Oct-2000)
11 - The Deadly Hunter (Dec-2000)
12 - The Evil Experiment (Feb-2001)
13 - The Dangerous Rescue (Apr-2001)
14 - The Ties That Bind (Aug-2001)
15 - The Death of Hope (Oct-2001)
16 - The Call to Vengeance (Dec-2001)
17 - The Only Witness (Feb-2002)
18 - The Threat Within (Mar-2002)

Jedi Apprentice Special

1 - Deceptions (Jul-2001)
2 - The Followers (Apr-2002)

Star Wars

Queen Amidala (Jun-1999)
The Dark Rival (Jun-1999)
The Hidden Past (Aug-1999)
The Mark of the Crown (Oct-1999)
The Defenders of the Dead (Dec-1999)
The Uncertain Path (Feb-2000)
Darth Maul (Mar-2000)
The Captive Temple (Apr-2000)
The Day of Reckoning (Jun-2000)
The Fight for Truth (Aug-2000)
The Shattered Peace (Oct-2000)
The Deadly Hunter (Dec-2000)
The Evil Experiment (Feb-2001)
The Dangerous Rescue (Apr-2001)
Deceptions (Jul-2001)
The Ties That Bind (Aug-2001)
Path to Truth (Sep-2001)
The Death of Hope (Oct-2001)
The Call to Vengeance (Dec-2001)
The Only Witness (Feb-2002)
The Threat Within (Mar-2002)
The Followers (Apr-2002)
The Way of the Apprentice (Apr-2002)
The Trail of the Jedi (May-2002)
The Dangerous Games (Aug-2002)
The Master of Disguise (Nov-2002)
The School of Fear (Feb-2003)
The Shadow Trap (May-2003)
Legacy of the Jedi (Aug-2003)
The Moment of Truth (Nov-2003)
The Changing of the Guard (Mar-2004)
The False Peace (Jul-2004)
Final Showdown (Nov-2004)
Secrets of the Jedi (Mar-2005)
The Desperate Mission (Apr-2005)
Dark Warning (Sep-2005)
Underworld (Dec-2005)
Death on Naboo (Apr-2006)
Legacy of the Jedi / Secrets of the Jedi (May-2006)
A Tangled Web (Aug-2006)
Return of the Dark Side (Dec-2006)
Secret Weapon (Apr-2007)
Against the Empire (Aug-2007)
Master of Deception (Feb-2008)
Reckoning (Jun-2008)

Star Wars: The Clone Wars

Legacy of the Jedi (Aug-2003)
Secrets of the Jedi (Mar-2005)

Star Wars: Episode I Journals

Queen Amidala (Jun-1999)
Darth Maul (Mar-2000)

Star Wars: Journals

Captive to Evil By Princess Leia Organa (Jul-1998)

Book List in Order: 61 titles

  • When Savannah leaves her beautiful home in Georgia to avoid a forced marriage, she vows never to submit to a man again. But then she meets ruggedly handsome Eli Bullock. Can Savannah suppress her desire for him before it ruins all her plans?...

  • Although she tries to conceal her gambling activities and her family's questionable past, eighteen-year-old Eden's headstrong ways attract attention in the frontier mining town of Last Chance, California, and cause problems as she tries to find a hus...

  • Ivy Nesbitt has been ruined by a vicious lie. To her, Wildcat County is a change of scenery, nothing more. Her chance for love is already gone. But California brings out a strength in Ivy she never knew she had. Could it also bring a second chance fo...

  • BRIDES WANTED! Fine Ladies of Daring & Adventure, come west to the Gold Fields of CALIFORNIA and make your dreams come true! Although a year younger than her sister, Mattie Nesbitt has always been considered the stronger of the two. But even she ...

  • As a free black woman living in California, Opal Pollard has made a good life for herself. She has her own successful business and she's engaged to a wonderful man. But when her past comes rolling into town, Opal must lose everything she has worked f...

  • Peace over anger. Honor over hate. Strength over fear. Qui-Gon Jinn's past is not at rest. How can he forge a bond with young Obi-Wan Kenobi while he is haunted by the betrayal of his first apprentice -- Xanatos? Xanatos was also a promising stu...

  • My world is under attack. My life is in danger. But I must be strong. I must save my people. I will disguise myself. I will fight with all my power. I will never give in. My name is Amidala, Queen of Naboo. This is my story. ...

  • Peace over anger. Honor over hate. Strength over fear. After Obi-Wan Kenobi and Qui-Gon Jinn are hijacked to the planet Phindar, they find themselves trapped in a world gone mad. The ruling Syndicat controls the people by erasing their memories....

  • Peace over anger. Honor over hate. Strength over fear. A queen is dying. Her angry son is conspiring to thwart his planet's elections and maintain his rule. But he might not be her only heir. There may be another bearing the elusive Mark of the Cr...

  • Peace over anger. Honor over hate. Strength over fear. The Defenders of the Dead live in the past while they destroy the future. They face a revolt of the Young -- a band of rebels led by two teenagers, Cerasi and Nield. Thirteen-year-old Ob...

  • Peace over anger. Honor over hate. Strength over fear. Obi-Wan Kenobi is no longer a Jedi. He has chosen instead to be a part of the revolution on the planet Melida/Daan. His Master, Qui-Gon Jinn, has gone back to Coruscant, where trouble is sti...

  • I have followed the Sith path to power, drawing strength from hate. My vow is to defeat the Jedi. I have embraced the dark side....and the dark side has embraced me. I have been chosen. My mission is clear. I will have revenge. My name is Da...

  • Obi-Wan Kenobi returns to Jedi headquarters, hoping for reinstatement in the Jedi order, only to discover that the headquarters complex has been sabotaged, Yoda has narrowly escaped an attempt to kill him, and the temple faces destruction if he, his ...

  • Jedi knight Qui-Gon Jinn and his apprentice, Obi-Wan Kenobi, follow Qui-Gon's renegade former apprentice, Thanatos, to his home planet, Telos, where they uncover a plot to destroy the planet's ecosystem and find themselves on the run after being fram...

  • Peace over anger. Honor over hate. Strength over fear. Most people on the planet Kegan don't want to have anything to do with the rest of the galaxy. But when a young potential Jedi is discovered there, Qui-Gon Jinn, Adi Gallia, and their appren...

  • The planets Rutan and Senali are on the brink of war due to a traditional exchange of firstborn children at the age of seven, and Qui-Gon Jinn and Obi-Wan Kenobi are in a race to stop the impending bloodshed....

  • Peace over anger. Honor over hate. Strength over fear. An evil scientist is imprisoning and torturing Jedi to find the secret behind the Force. She taps their emotions, monitors their actions . . . and then drains them of their blood. Qui-Gon...

  • Peace over anger. Honor over hate. Strength over fear. Murder. Kidnapping. Torture. Jenna Zan Arbor will stop at nothing in her quest to discover the secrets of the Force -- and use them for her own power and greed. One Jedi remains i...

  • Qui-Gon and Obi-Wan. Obi-Wan and Anakin. Two Masters. Two Apprentices. One mystery. As an apprentice, Obi-Wan Kenobi is blamed for the death of another Jedi student. With the help of his Master, Qui-Gon Jinn, Obi-Wan must fight to clear his name...

  • CHOSEN TO RISE. DESTINED TO FALL. Anakin Skywalker is no longer a boy, but not yet a man. Almost thirteen, he has begun to travel on the path that will lead him to glory . . . and infamy. ...

  • Qui-Gon and Obi-Wan must protect the only witness willing to testify against a powerful crime family - even as the stakes are raised sky-high.

    Qui-Gon Jinn's heart is not in his work. After the death of his truest love, he is finding it hard t...

  • The second-to-last title in this hugely successful middle-grade series.

    After the death of his truest love, Qui-Gon is finding it hard to continue on as a Jedi knight. But when he and Obi-Wan are sent to protect awitness willing to testify aga...

  • Peace over anger. Honor over hate. Strength over fear. When Obi-Wan Kenobi started off as Qui-Gon Jinn's Jedi apprentice, he was just a boy. Now, on the verge of manhood, he is starting on the path that will lead him to become a Jedi Knight . . ...

  • The second and final Jedi Apprentice Special Edition--paving the way for the Episode II titles coming April 22, 2002.

    In a land where the old rule, the young rebel. Obi-Wan Kenobi, now 16, is ready to take a big step to becoming a Jedi Knight....

  • OBI-WAN KENOBI AND ANAKIN SKYWALKER. MASTER AND APPRENTICE. CHOSEN BY FATE. DESTINED FOR CONFLICT. Fourteen-year-old Anakin Skywalker is strong in the ways of the Force. His lightsaber skills are exceptional, and his piloting is legendary. He sh...

  • OBI-WAN KENOBI AND ANAKIN SKYWALKER. MASTER AND APPRENTICE. CHOSEN BY FATE. DESTINED FOR CONFLICT. Anakin Skywalker knows that Obi-Wan Kenobi did not choose him as an apprentice. Instead, it was the dying wish of Obi-Wan's own Master, Qui-Gon Ji...

  • OBI-WAN KENOBI AND ANAKIN SKYWALKER. MASTER AND APPRENTICE. CHOSEN BY FATE. DESTINED FOR CONFLICT. When Obi-Wan Kenobi and Anakin Skywalker are sent to the Galactic Games, they are meant to be keepers of the peace. Then they discover an illegal ...

  • In this fourth volume of the Jedi Quest series, Anakin Skywalker and Obi-Wan Kenobi face a very elusive adversary, one who is as cunning as he is evil. After all, how do you defeat an enemy whose riches buy unlimited power, who is a master of disguis...

  • In this fifth volume of the Jedi Quest series, mysterious events are taking place: a Senator's son has vanished and a secret squad of renegade students exists in the shadows of his elite leadership school. Are these events linked, or is the disappear...

  • Join Anakin Skywalker on Mawan -- a planet decimated by war and chaos -- in this sixth adventure in the Jedi Quest series! The Mawan population has taken refuge underground while three crimelords battle on the surface over the planet's resources. Onl...

  • 4 Masters. 4 Apprentices. Yoda and Dooku. Dooku and Qui-Gon. Qui-Gon and Obi-Wan (the focus of the best-selling Jedi Apprentice series). Obi-Wan and Anakin (featured in the best-selling Jedi Quest series). One enemy. A Jedi student with a dark streak...

  • In this seventh adventure in the Jedi Quest series, tension grows between Obi-Wan Kenobi and Anakin Skywalker. Anakin still feels guilty over the death of a Jedi Council member while Obi-Wan feels like a less-than-perfect Master to a less-than-perfec...

  • Don't miss the eighth adventure in the Jedi Quest series! Obi-Wan Kenobi, Anakin Skywalker, and a team of Jedi must infiltrate planet Romin, a refuge for criminals across the galaxy-including evil scientist Janna Zan Arbor, an arch-enemy of the R...

  • WHERE HAS EMILY GONE? Gracie has premonitions. They've haunted her since before her mother's death. She doesn't know how to deal with them, and doesn't want to. She never knows whether she's seeing the past, the present, or the future. It just com...

  • In this ninth adventure in the Jedi Quest series, Anakin Skywalker and Obi-Wan Kenobi must counter a threat to the Senate under the watchful eye of Supreme Chancellor Palpatine-or the whole galaxy might be thrown into darkness! The Senate keeps chaos...

  • Don't miss the exciting conclusion of the Jedi Quest series! When evil mastermind Granta Omega escapes from planet Korriban, Obi-Wan Kenobi and Anakin Skywalker must stop him before his sinister power grows out of control. But Ferus, Anakin's rival, ...

  • Love, war, and secrets span generations in this powerful Star Wars novel by best-selling author Jude Watson.

    To be a Jedi is to safeguard peace in the galaxy. To be a Jedi is to defend justice against tyranny. To be a Jedi is to rely on the Fo...

  • WHO ARE THE LAST OF THE JEDI? The Empire has risen. The Jedi Order has been destroyed. As far as the Emperor is concerned, the Jedi are all but extinct. But on the remote planet of Tatooine, one Jedi Master remains: Obi-Wan Kenobi. Devastated by ...

  • YOU CANT ESCAPE THE PAST Gracie's never known her father--he disappeared when she was little and wag never heard from again. Now, after her mother's death, he's back ... with some dark secrets in tow. His and Gracie's history is mysteriously tied ...

  • WHO ARE THE LAST OF THE JEDI? Obi-Wan Kenobi is on a mission. Along with the former Jedi apprentice Ferus Olin and a headstrong kid named Trever, he is trying to keep the Jedi's most important secret from the inquisitive Empire. With Boba Fett on th...

  • Who Are The Last Of The Jedi? As a Jedi apprentice, Ferus Olin had to leave the Jedi Temple in disgrace. Now he must return to redeem himself -- and save the future of the Jedi Order. The Empire now controls the Temple and everything inside ... in...

  • WHO ARE THE LAST OF THE JEDI? Ex-Jedi Ferus Olin has been imprisoned by the Empire. His crime? Trying to save the Jedi Order. The sinister Empire won't be able to hold Ferus for long -- not when he has a friend on the inside. But escaping is only ...

  • WHO ARE THE LAST OF THE JEDI? Since evil Emperor Palpatine destroyed the Jedi Knights and seized power, his reign has been absolute. He controls the Senate. He controls the Imperial Army. He controls the galaxy. He is a Sith. And now, for myst...


  • On the Planet Belassa, parts of a secret new weapon are being built by the Empire. Darth Vader and Grand Moff Tarkin are present to make sure the secret stays a secret - and they are joined by none other than the former Jedi apprentice and Rebel lead...

  • As the Empire's power grows, Rebels face a choice: give in... or fight. Some form pockets of resistance on battleground planets, some go undercover, trying to fight the Empire from within. And others watch and wait. For Ferus Olin, hatred of the ...

  • The penultimate installment to Jude Watson's Star Wars: The Last of the Jedi series.
    The planet of Alderaan is a peaceful one... and Senator Bail wants to keep it that way. But the presence of the Empire is starting to cast a shadow over th...

  • The shocking conclusion to The Last of the Jedi series!

    Former Jedi apprentice Ferus Olin must choose -- the way of the Jedi... or the dark side? The fate of the galaxy hangs in the balance....

  • MESSAGE FROM THE DEAD Betrayed by their cousins, abandoned by their uncle, and with only the slimmest hint to guide them, fourteen-year-old Amy Cahill and her younger brother, Dan, rush off to Egypt on the hunt for 39 Clues that lead to a source of ...

  • TRUST NO ONE Fourteen-year-old Amy Cahill and her younger brother, Dan, head to the Land Down Under to discover what their own mother and father knew about the hunt for the 39 Clues. But following in their parents' footsteps brings up lost mem...

  • A pair of supernatural mysteries from National Book Award winner Judy Blundell. Gracie has premonitions. They've haunted her since before her mother's death, and she can't get rid of them. She doesn't know how to deal with them and she doesn't...

  • AN IMPOSSIBLE RANSOM When seven members of their family were kidnapped by a sinister organization known as the Vespers, thirteen-year-old Dan Cahill and his older sister, Amy, vowed they'd stop at nothing to bring the hostages home. But then the ran...

  • GAME ON The Cahill family has a secret. For five hundred years, they have guarded the 39 Clues -- thirty-nine ingredients in a serum that transforms whomever takes it into the most powerful person on earth. If the serum got into the wrong hands, t...

  • On a foggy night in Amsterdam, a man falls from a rooftop to the wet pavement below. It's Alfie McQuinn, the notorious cat burglar, and he's dying. As sirens wail in the distance, Alfie manages to get out two last words to his young son, March: "Find...

  • At only seventeen years old, Ian Kabra is head of the Cahills, the most powerful family in the world. He has presidents on speed dial, generals at his beck and call. Ian knows he’s an ideal leader and the only man enough for the job. There’s just...

  • So why is March McQuin dangling upside-down twenty feet above a stone floor in the middle of the night, instead of tucked in bed like a regular kid? Along with his twin sister, Jules, he’s set on stealing a set of stunning diamonds. It should have ...

  • The harrowing tale of survival and suspicion takes its most dramatic turn yet when Molly, Yoshi, and the rest discover that there are more than just monsters in the rift. There are other kids, too... The seven-book mega-series begun by Scott We...

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Jude Watson has published 61 books.

Jude Watson does not have a new book coming out soon. The latest book, A Warp in Time, was published in February 2018.

The first book by Jude Watson, Dangerous: Savannah's Story, was published in September 1995.

Yes. Jude Watson has 6 series.