Marion Zimmer Bradley Books In Order

Publication Order of Darkover Books

The Planet Savers (1962) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Bloody Sun (1964) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Star of Danger (1965) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Winds of Darkover (1970) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The World Wreckers (1971) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Darkover Landfall (1972) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Spell Sword (1974) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Heritage of Hastur (1975) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Shattered Chain (1976) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Forbidden Tower (1977) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Stormqueen! (1978) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Two to Conquer (1980) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Sharra's Exile (1981) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Hawkmistress (1982) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Thendara House (1983) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
City of Sorcery (1984) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Heirs of Hammerfell (1989) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Rediscovery (1993) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Exile's Song (1996) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Shadow Matrix (1997) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Traitor's Sun (1998) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Hastur Lord (2010) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Thunderlord (2016) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Chronological Order of Darkover Books

Darkover Landfall (1972) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Stormqueen! (1978) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Thunderlord (2016) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Hawkmistress (1982) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Two to Conquer (1980) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Heirs of Hammerfell (1989) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Shattered Chain (1976) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Spell Sword (1974) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Forbidden Tower (1977) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Thendara House (1983) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
City of Sorcery (1984) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Star of Danger (1965) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Winds of Darkover (1970) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Bloody Sun (1964) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Heritage of Hastur (1975) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Planet Savers (1962) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Rediscovery (1993) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Sharra's Exile (1981) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The World Wreckers (1971) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Hastur Lord (2010) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Exile's Song (1996) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Shadow Matrix (1997) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Traitor's Sun (1998) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Clingfire Books

The Fall of Neskaya (2001) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Zandru's Forge (2003) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Flame in Hali (2004) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Children Of Kings Books

The Alton Gifts (2007) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Darkover Short Stories

The Ballad of Hastur and Cassilda (2009) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Man of Impulse (2009) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Blood Will Tell (2009) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Bride Price (2009) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Oathbreaker (2009) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Lesson of the Inn (2009) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Everything But Freedom (2009) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Firetrap (2009) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Hilary's Homecoming (2009) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Hilary's Wedding (2009) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Hawkmaster's Son (2009) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Knives (2009) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Legend of Lady Bruna (2009) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Shadow (2009) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Ten Minutes or So (2009) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Word of a Hastur (2009) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
To Keep the Oath (2009) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Darkover Anthologies

The Keeper's Price (1980) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Sword of Chaos (1982) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Free Amazons of Darkover (1985) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Other Side of the Mirror (1987) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Red Sun of Darkover (1987) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Four Moons of Darkover (1988) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Domains of Darkover (1990) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Renunciates of Darkover (1991) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Leroni of Darkover (1991) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Towers of Darkover (1993) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Marion Zimmer Bradley's Darkover (1993) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Snows of Darkover (1994) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Claire Moffatt Books

Dark Satanic (1972) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Inheritor (1984) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Witch Hill (1990) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Hunters Books

Hunters of the Red Moon (1973) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Survivors (1979) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Sixth Sense Books

In the Steps of the Master (1973) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Avalon Books

The Mists of Avalon (1979) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Forest House (1993) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Lady of Avalon (1997) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Priestess of Avalon (2000) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Ancestors of Avalon (2004) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Raven of Avalon (2007) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Sword of Avalon (2009) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Chronological Order of Avalon Books

The chronology of the Avalon books is as follows: Ancestors of Avalon; Sword of Avalon; Ravens of Avalon; The Forests of Avalon (aka The Forest House); Lady of Avalon; Priestess of Avalon; The Mists of Avalon.

Publication Order of Web Of Light Books

Web of Darkness (1982) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Web of Light (1983) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Trillium Books

Black Trillium (1990) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Lady of the Trillium (1995) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Witchlight Books

Ghostlight (1995) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Witchlight (1996) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Gravelight (1997) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Heartlight (1998) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Glenraven Books

Glenraven (1996) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
In the Rift (1998) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

Falcons of Narabedla (1957) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Seven from the Stars (1961) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Door Through Space (1961) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
I Am a Lesbian (1962) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Colors of Space (1963) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
My Sister, My Love (1963) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Spare Her Heaven (1963) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Anything Goes (1964) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Twilight Lovers (1964) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Castle Terror (1965) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Knives of Desire (1966) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
No Adam for Eve (1966) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Souvenir of Monique (1967) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Strange Women (1967) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Bluebeard's Daughter (1968) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Brass Dragon (1969) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Can Ellen Be Saved? (1975) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Endless Voyage (1975) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Drums of Darkness (1976) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Haunted Spaceship (1977) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Ruins of Isis (1978) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Catch Trap (1979) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The House Between the Worlds (1980) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Survey Ship (1980) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Night's Daughter (1985) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Warrior Woman (1985) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The FireBrand (1987) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Tiger Burning Bright (1995) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Lythande Short Stories

The Gratitude of Kings (1997) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Somebody Else's Magic (2010) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Wandering Lute (2010) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Sea Wrack (2011) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Bitch (2011) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
To Kill the Undead (2011) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Virgin and the Volcano (2011) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Walker Behind (2011) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Wuzzles (2011) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Short Stories

The Jewel of Arwen (1974) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Parting of Arwen (1974) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Men, Halflings and Hero Worship (2009) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Moonfire (2011) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Stars Are Waiting (2011) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Year of the Big Thaw (2011) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Bird of Prey (2011) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Once and Future Merlin (2012) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Short Story Collections

The Dark Intruder and Other Stories (1964) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Best of Marion Zimmer Bradley (1985) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Lythande (1986) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Best of Marion Zimmer Bradley: Jamie and Other Stories (1988) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Sword And Sorceress Anthologies

Sword and Sorceress I (1984) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Sword and Sorceress II (1985) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Sword and Sorceress III (1986) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Sword and Sorceress IV (1987) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Sword and Sorceress V (1988) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Sword and Sorceress VI (1990) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Sword and Sorceress VII (1990) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Sword and Sorceress VIII (1991) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Sword and Sorceress IX (1992) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Sword and Sorceress X (1993) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Sword and Sorceress XI (1994) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Sword and Sorceress XII (1995) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Sword and Sorceress XIII (1996) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Sword and Sorceress XIV (1997) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Sword and Sorceress XV (1998) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Sword and Sorceress XVI (1999) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Sword and Sorceress XVII (2000) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Sword and Sorceress XVIII (2001) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Sword and Sorceress XIX (2002) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Sword and Sorceress XX (2003) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Sword and Sorceress XXI (2004) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Sword and Sorceress XXII (2009) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Sword and Sorceress XXIII (2009) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Sword and Sorceress XXIV (2010) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Sword and Sorceress XXV (2010) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Sword and Sorceress XXVI (2011) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Anthologies

Greyhaven (1983) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Spells of Wonder (1989) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Best of Marion Zimmer Bradley's Fantasy Magazine (1995) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Best of Marion Zimmer Bradley's Fantasy Magazine Vol. 2 (2009) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Marion Zimmer Bradley's Fantasy Worlds (2012) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books

Checklist: A Complete, Cumulative Checklist of Lesbian, Variant and Homosexual Fiction (1960) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Darkover Cookbook (1977) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Experiment Perilous: Three Essays on Science Fiction (1983) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Necessity for Beauty: Robert W. Chambers and The Romantic Tradition (2009) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Marion Zimmer Bradley aka Eleanor was born on 3rd June in the year 1930. She was born in Albany, New York in the United States of America. She was an American writer who wrote books mainly dwelling on fantasy, science fiction, historical fantasy and also science fantasy books. Marion was well known for the Arthurian fiction novel she wrote called the “The Mist of Avalon” and also “The Darkover Series”.

Marion started to develop an interest in writing as early as the age of 17. She knew at this early age that she could become a very talented writer. During this era, Marion was always fascinated by writing science fiction articles and this made it possible for her to start her own amateur science fiction magazine. During this time, she had not even finished her high school education. She was too practical to think as a young woman, her lifetime work entailed writing. Though the moment she finished her high school education, she joined the New York State College with her main intention being to become a teacher.

In the year 1949, she sold her very first sci-fi story that she had published and the same year, Marion Zimmer got married to Robert Alden Bradley who was the love of her life. She later began her professional writing career three years later after her first sold-out. She managed to sell yet another story magazine on sci-fi to the magazine Vortex Science Fiction. As a result of her marriage, she put a halt to her career plans and in the 1950s he gave birth to a son. She sacrificed most of her time in taking care of her son during this time. Despite her desire to write and publish her books, she was not able to publish any of her books until the year 1961. This is the time she released the sci-fi novel “The Door through Space”. The novel opened Marion’s floodgate as in the year 1962 alone, her byline appeared on five different volumes of which three of the volumes were under her name. The other two volumes works under various pseudonyms.

Marion attended Hardin Simmons University that is located in Texas where she was studying Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, Spanish and English. She completed her education and graduated from the same University in the year 1964. A year later from the time she graduated, she secured a job at the University of California where she did graduate work until the year 1967. During all this time, she never forgot her career as she continued writing, composing short but interesting stories and experimenting on things majorly dealing with science fiction and science fantasy elements.

Marion Zimmer Bradley was a co-founder of spiritual organization, which was the center of Non-Traditional Religion. She has gained a lot of popularity posthumously as a result of the accusations that have been levied against her. Walter H. Breen who was her husband by then, convicted her as a sex offender. Her own daughter Moira Greyland also accused her of child sexual abuse. Her first son David R. Bradley and also her brother Paul Edwin Zimmer also followed her footsteps and became published science fiction and science fantasy authors.

On 25th September the year 1999, Marion Zimmer Bradley died at the Alta Bates Hospital. This just came a few days after she was admitted in the same hospital suffering from a fatal heart attack. She left two sons David and Patrick, one daughter Moira Stern and two grandchildren.

She died at Alta Bates Hospital a few days after suffering a fatal heart attack, and is survived by her sons David Bradley and Patrick Breen, her daughter Moira Stern, and two grandchildren.

The book series of Marion Zimmer Bradley

The series the Mist of Avalon

The novel is based on the rise and fall of the Camelot. Bradley takes on the best characters and gives them new dimension and depth. The novel is written in a feminine perspective. The king and the Camelot’s knights have a mission of going to wars and battles and ensuring the security of the realm and the city. They also dwell in chivalric honor focusing. The women in this novel have a completely different priorities.

The story revolved around a much maligned Morgaine who is the priestess of the Avalon and Gwenhwyfar who is the Christian princess and also Camelot’s future queen. It is so interesting how the tales told by men changes when viewed through the woman’s eyes and experiences, though Arthurian legends are presented here. It also talks about the religious and political conflicts that exist between the new Christianity and the old ways of worshiping goddess. Though Christianity appears to taking control over the land, believers of every religion tries to take control of the throne. Morgaine receives a bad rap in the civilization of Christianity simply because she is a Druid High princess.

The Darkover series

The series is a sci-fi and science fantasy chronology the normally consist of short stories set in the world full of fictions and several novels as speculated by Marion Bradley. The chronology uses the designations of the time period that Mario first provided as the readers guide to darkover. The hundred kingdom and Ages of Chaos are some of the eras.

Marion constantly refer back to the Ages of chaos though only a few books were set during this particular era. During the era, the original colonist descendants have find a way to organize themselves into feudal-type society. This society have the ability to determine the individuals who are commoners and the ones who make up the aristocracy. The laran-based weaponry and technology marks the period’s level of creativity, accompanied by the creation of towers, domination of social and political life. Also settlements found in remote areas where those having exceptional laran abilities find their shelter and even trained. Due to these advancements, there is an emergence of constant civil war that make the Darkovans to be determined in exterminating themselves. The Ages of Chaos begins after 1000 years after the planet is colonized and last for about 1000 years as the darkover Concordance Walter Breen indicates.

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