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Publication Order of Dark Lord Books

Dark Lord: The Early Years (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
Dark Lord: School's Out (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
Dark Lord: Eternal Detention (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
Headmaster of Doom (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Starship Captain Books

The Wrong Side of the Galaxy (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
A Galaxy Too Far (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Tales of the Fabled Lands Books

The Lost Prince (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books

Brain Teasers: 211 Logic Puzzles, Lateral Thinking Games, Mazes, Crosswords, and IQ Tests to Exercise Your Mind and Keep You Sharp 'til You're 100 (With: Ian Livingstone,Allen D. Bragdon) (2009)Description / Buy at Amazon
Can You Brexit?: Without Breaking Britain (With: Dave Morris) (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Jamie Thomson Gaming Books

with Dave Morris, Russ Nicholson
Abraxas: The Lost Continent (With: Dave Morris,Russ Nicholson) (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Blood Sword Books

with Dave Morris, Russ Nicholson, Oliver Johnson
The Battlepits of Krarth (By: Dave Morris,Russ Nicholson,Oliver Johnson) (1987)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Kingdom of Wyrd (By: Dave Morris,Russ Nicholson,Oliver Johnson) (1987)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Demon's Claw (By: Dave Morris,Russ Nicholson,Oliver Johnson) (1987)Description / Buy at Amazon
Doomwalk (By: Dave Morris,Oliver Johnson) (1988)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Walls of Spyte (1988)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Crystal Maze Gamebooks Books

with Dave Morris
Crystal Maze Adventure Gamebook (1991)Description / Buy at Amazon
Crystal Maze Challenge! (1992)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Duelmasater Books

with Mark Smith
Blood Valley (1986)Description / Buy at Amazon
Challenge Of The Magi (1986)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Shattered Realm (1987)Description / Buy at Amazon
Arena of Death (1987)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Fabled Lands Books

with Dave Morris, Russ Nicholson
The War-Torn Kingdom (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
Cities of Gold and Glory (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
Over the Blood-Dark Sea (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Plains of Howling Darkness (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Court of Hidden Faces (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon
Lords of the Rising Sun (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Serpent King's Domain (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Fabled Lands Quest Books

with Dave Morris
The Keep of the Lich Lord (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Falcon Books

with Mark Smith
Mechanon (1985)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Renegade Lord (1985)Description / Buy at Amazon
Lost in Time (1985)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Rack of Baal (1985)Description / Buy at Amazon
At the End of Time (1986)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Dying Sun (1986)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of The Way of the Tiger Books

with Mark Smith

Publication Order of Fighting Fantasy Gamebooks Books

The Warlock of Firetop Mountain (By: Ian Livingstone,Steve Jackson) (1982)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Citadel of Chaos (By: Steve Jackson) (1983)Description / Buy at Amazon
Forest of Doom (By: Ian Livingstone) (1983)Description / Buy at Amazon
Starship Traveller (By: Steve Jackson) (1983)Description / Buy at Amazon
City of Thieves (By: Ian Livingstone) (1983)Description / Buy at Amazon
Deathtrap Dungeon (By: Ian Livingstone) (1984)Description / Buy at Amazon
Island of the Lizard King (By: Ian Livingstone) (1984)Description / Buy at Amazon
Scorpion Swamp (By: Steve Jackson) (1984)Description / Buy at Amazon
Caverns of the Snow Witch (By: Ian Livingstone,Steve Jackson) (1984)Description / Buy at Amazon
House of Hell (By: Steve Jackson) (1984)Description / Buy at Amazon
Talisman of Death (With: Mark Smith) (1984)Description / Buy at Amazon
Space Assassin (By: AndrewChapman) (1985)Description / Buy at Amazon
Freeway Fighter (By: Ian Livingstone) (1985)Description / Buy at Amazon
Temple of Terror (By: Ian Livingstone) (1985)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Rings of Kether (By: AndrewChapman) (1985)Description / Buy at Amazon
Seas of Blood (By: AndrewChapman) (1985)Description / Buy at Amazon
Appointment with F.E.A.R. (By: Steve Jackson) (1985)Description / Buy at Amazon
Rebel Planet (By: Ian Livingstone,Alan Craddock) (1985)Description / Buy at Amazon
Demons of the Deep (By: Steve Jackson) (1986)Description / Buy at Amazon
Sword of the Samurai (With: Mark Smith) (1986)Description / Buy at Amazon
Trial of Champions (By: Ian Livingstone,Steve Jackson) (1986)Description / Buy at Amazon
Robot Commando (By: Steve Jackson) (1986)Description / Buy at Amazon
Masks of Mayhem (By: Ian Livingstone,Robin Waterfield) (1986)Description / Buy at Amazon
Creature of Havoc (By: Steve Jackson) (1986)Description / Buy at Amazon
Beneath Nightmare Castle (By: Peter Darvill-Evans) (1987)Description / Buy at Amazon
Crypt of the Sorcerer (By: Ian Livingstone) (1987)Description / Buy at Amazon
Star Strider (By: Luke Sharp) (1987)Description / Buy at Amazon
Phantoms of Fear (By: Robin Waterfield) (1987)Description / Buy at Amazon
Midnight Rogue (By: Graeme Davis) (1987)Description / Buy at Amazon
Chasms of Malice (By: Luke Sharp) (1988)Description / Buy at Amazon
Battleblade Warrior (By: Marc Gascoigne) (1988)Description / Buy at Amazon
Slaves of the Abyss (By: Paul Mason,SteveWilliams) (1988)Description / Buy at Amazon
Sky Lord (By: Martin Allen) (1988)Description / Buy at Amazon
Stealer of Souls (By: Carl Sargent) (1988)Description / Buy at Amazon
Daggers of Darkness (By: Luke Sharp) (1988)Description / Buy at Amazon
Armies of Death (By: Ian Livingstone) (1988)Description / Buy at Amazon
Portal of Evil (By: Peter Darvill-Evans) (1989)Description / Buy at Amazon
Vault of the Vampire (By: Keith Martin) (1989)Description / Buy at Amazon
Fangs of Fury (By: Luke Sharp) (1989)Description / Buy at Amazon
Dead of Night (By: Ian Livingstone,Jim Bambra,Stephen Hand) (1989)Description / Buy at Amazon
Master of Chaos (By: Keith Martin) (1990)Description / Buy at Amazon
Black Vein Prophecy (By: Paul Mason,SteveWilliams) (1990)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Keep of the Lich-Lord (With: Dave Morris) (1990)Description / Buy at Amazon
Legend of the Shadow Warriors (By: Stephen Hand) (1991)Description / Buy at Amazon
Spectral Stalkers (By: Peter Darvill-Evans) (1991)Description / Buy at Amazon
Tower of Destruction (By: Keith Martin) (1991)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Crimson Tide (By: Paul Mason) (1992)Description / Buy at Amazon
Moonrunner (By: Stephen Hand) (1992)Description / Buy at Amazon
Siege of Sardath (By: Keith P. Phillips) (1992)Description / Buy at Amazon
Return to Firetop Mountain (By: Ian Livingstone) (1992)Description / Buy at Amazon
Island of the Undead (By: Keith Martin) (1992)Description / Buy at Amazon
Night Dragon (By: Keith Martin) (1993)Description / Buy at Amazon
Spellbreaker (By: Jonathan Green) (1993)Description / Buy at Amazon
Legend of Zagor (By: Ian Livingstone,Keith Martin) (1993)Description / Buy at Amazon
Deathmoor (By: Ian Livingstone,Robin Waterfield) (1994)Description / Buy at Amazon
Knights of Doom (By: Jonathan Green) (1994)Description / Buy at Amazon
Magehunter (By: Paul Mason) (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
Revenge of the Vampire (By: Keith Martin) (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
Curse of the Mummy (By: Jonathan Green) (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
Eye of the Dragon (By: Ian Livingstone) (2005)Description / Buy at Amazon
Bloodbones (By: Jonathan Green) (2006)Description / Buy at Amazon
Howl of the Werewolf (By: Jonathan Green) (2007)Description / Buy at Amazon
Stormslayer (By: Jonathan Green) (2009)Description / Buy at Amazon
Night of the Necromancer (By: Jonathan Green) (2010)Description / Buy at Amazon
Blood of the Zombies (By: Ian Livingstone) (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Port of Peril (By: Ian Livingstone) (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Gates of Death (By: Charlie Higson,Ian Livingstone) (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon
Assassins of Allansia (By: Ian Livingstone) (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
Crystal of Storms (By: Rhianna Pratchett) (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
Shadow of the Giants (By: Ian Livingstone) (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon
Secrets of Salamonis (By: Jonathan Green,Steve Jackson) (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon
The series was created by British game designers Ian Livingstone and Steve Jackson. A different author named Steve Jackson also wrote multiple books in this series.

Jamie Thomson is a children’s fiction, young adult fantasy, and fantasy author who grew up in Brighton. He went to Brighton College, which is where he met Mark Smith with whom he was worked on several novels. He would later get a degree in government and politics from the University of Kent though he never pursued a career in his degree focus. Between 1981 and 1984, he worked for “White Dwarf” magazine as an assistant editor and also worked for “Warlock” magazine where he wrote a regular column. He was among the developers of “The Tower of Despair,” a computer game while he was working for Games Workshop. He published “Avenger,” the first novel of the popular “Way of the Tiger” series of novels with Mark Smith in 1985. This would become one of his most successful series of novels that have been published in Sweden, Japan, Italy, the USA, and France. Jamie now has more than 30 novels in the “Way of the Tiger,” “Falcon,” “Fabled Lands,” “Dark Lord,” “Tales of the Fabled Lands,” “Dark Lord,” “Starship Captain,” “Fighting Fantasy Gamebooks” alongside several non-fiction series. His software version of the “Gremlin Graphics” was also a bestselling title immediately after it was published.

Thomson is also an author of several choose your adventure novels and gamebooks. Alongside Dave Morris, he authored “Fabled Lands” and with Mark Smith, he wrote the very popular “Way of the Tiger” series. He is the author of the Games Workshop adventure novel “The Tower of Despair.” After a dozen years of working as an author, he got a job developing games for Eidos Interactive, the studio responsible for the development of the bestselling title “Tomb Raider.” Wanting more from his gaming ventures, he raised more than £1 million to found “Black Cactus” his game development venture. Under the company, he developed the well-received game “Warrior Kings” and “Warrior Kings: Battle” the sequel to his debut. Publishers canceled another sequel he had lined up for “Warrior Kings” and he decided to wind up the company and move in. In 2007, he set up “Fabled Lands LLP,” a company that specialized in intellectual property development after raising $250,000. The company made its own titles that would be developed as apps, novels, and iPhone comics.

In addition to coming up with several titles for Fabled Lands LLP, he also worked with Boxer Books and with Microsoft in the development of the game “Fable III.” He has also written a comedy-adventure series set in space in the “Dark Lord” series that won the 2012 Roald Dahl Funny Prize. In 2020, Thomson joined the “VulcanVerse,” a 3D decentralized MMO game that was developed on blockchain technology. Together with other authors, Thomson provides concept development, chapters, backstory, and lore for the game.

Jamie Thomson’s “Dark Lord: The Early Years” introduces the Dark Lord. At the open of the narrative, he crashes into a parking lot and is mistaken for Dirk Lloyd, a regular kid from around the block. He had been given the name since it is the best approximation the medics who have been treating him can make of his mumblings. The dark lord now known as Dirk is then forced to attend school and live with a foster family. The social and medical authorities believe that he is suffering from some trauma since he has been constantly saying that he originates from another dimension and that he has evil powers. Dirk takes it all in his stride telling his classmates about his powers with most of them believing he must be a lunatic. No one takes him seriously since his powers seem to be non-existent in the real world he lives in. For the most part, he becomes a form of entertainment for his classmates even as he does all in his power to go back to the dimension he calls home. He is a funny boy with ridiculous and hilarious antics that can sometimes enter the realm of disturbing. In the meantime, Dirk is getting stressed since he has tried to go back home through the ring and portal he had created. He had intended to use the portal and take along his friend Sooz but only succeeded in getting themselves in a lot of trouble for it.

“Dark Lord: School’s Out” by Jamie Thomson picks up from the end of the debut. Dirk Lloyd the supposed foster kid is a Dark Lord forced to live the life of a middle school boy exiled from home and trying to get back his powers. His attempt to use a portal to go back home had gone seriously wrong and Sooz his best friend is the one that had ended up in the Darklands. Dirk now needs to work with Christopher his foster brother to try to get her back to earth which is not easy to do. There are all manner of obstacles they have to get through including keeping ahead of the minions of a White Wizard who intend to get rid of him forever. Meanwhile, Sooz has won the Dark minions to her side since she had managed to get hold of his ring that she has put to good use. The minions assume that she is engaged to Dirk and this arouses their loyalty and devotion. She has been making changes that have overall improved the living conditions in the Darklands. But the White Wizard Hasdraban is not that easy to beat and takes Sooz captive. Dirk now has to risk everything to take back his land and get back Sooz. But will he turn into a true monster once he is back in the Darklands?

Jamie Thomson’s “Dark Lord: Eternal Detention” the final novel of the series still follows the life and times of the Dark Lord trapped in the body of Dirk Lloyd, the middle schoolboy. He is back in his usually subversive and brilliantly funny adventure in which the white wizard has been promoted to the headmaster at his school. Given all the power that the wizard now wields, he tries to kill Dirk but he managed to foil his plans just at the right moment. The three friends find a way to move between the dark lands and the Earth and they start visiting the dark lands every weekend. Dirk also makes friends with the White Wizard, which soon results in less tension and fighting in the dark lands.

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