Mercedes Lackey Books In Order

Publication Order of Darkover Books

A Different Kind of Courage (1985) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Object Lesson (1990) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Set a Thief (1991) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Rediscovery (1993) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Poetic License (1994) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Martis Short Stories

Balance (1986) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Dragon's Teeth (1988) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Valdemar: Heralds Of Valdemar Books

Arrows of the Queen (1987) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Arrow's Flight (1987) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Arrow's Fall (1988) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Stolen Silver (1991) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Brightly Burning (2000) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Take a Thief (2001) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Exile's Honor (2002) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Exile's Valor (2003) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
On the Other Side (2003) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Chronological Order of Valdemar: Heralds Of Valdemar Books

Exile's Honor (2002) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Exile's Valor (2003) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Take a Thief (2001) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Brightly Burning (2000) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Arrows of the Queen (1987) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Arrow's Flight (1987) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Arrow's Fall (1988) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Stolen Silver (1991) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
On the Other Side (2003) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Valdemar: Vows and Honor Books

Sword Sworn (1986) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Tale of Heroes (1987) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Oathbound (1988) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Keys (1988) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Oathbreakers (1989) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Making of a Legend (1990) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Talisman (1990) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Wings of Fire (1991) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
By the Sword (1991) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Woman's Weapon (1992) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Friendly Fire (1993) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Oathblood (1998) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Landscape of the Imagination (2005) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Valedemar: Last Herald Mage Books

Magic's Pawn (1989) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Magic's Promise (1990) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Magic's Price (1990) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Diana Tregarde Books

Burning Water (1989) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Nightside (1989) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Children of the Night (1990) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Satanic, Versus (1990) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Jinx High (1991) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Killer Byte (1994) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Magic 101 (2014) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Chronological Order of Diana Tregarde Books

Magic 101 is a prequel novella to the Diana Tregarde series.

Publication Order of Sword Of Knowledge Books

Reap the Whirlwind (1989) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Wizard Spawn (1989) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Shipscat Short Stories

SKitty (1989) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Tail of Two SKittys (1994) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
SCat (1996) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Better Mousetrap (1999) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Bedlam’s Bard Books

Knight of Ghosts and Shadows (1990) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Summoned to Tourney (1992) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Beyond World's End (2001) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Spirits White as Lightning (2001) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Mad Maudlin (2003) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Music to My Sorrow (2003) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Bardic Voices Books

Lark and the Wren (1991) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Robin and the Kestrel (1993) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Cast of Corbies (1994) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Eagle and the Nightingales (1995) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Four and Twenty Blackbirds (1997) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Valdemar: Mage Winds Books

Winds of Fate (1991) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Winds of Change (1992) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Winds of Fury (1993) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Halfblood Chronicles Books

Elvenbane (1991) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Elvenblood (1995) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Elvenborn (2002) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Wing Commander Books

Freedom Flight (1992) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Bard’s Tale Books

Castle of Deception (1992) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Fortress of Frost and Fire (1993) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Prison of Souls (1993) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Serrated Edge Books

Born to Run (1992) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Wheels of Fire (1992) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
When the Bough Breaks (1993) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Chrome Circle (1994) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Silence (2016) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Brainship Books

The Ship Who Searched (1992) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Valdemar: Mage Wars Books

The Black Gryphon (1993) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The White Gryphon (1995) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Silver Gryphon (1996) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Valdemar: Mage Storms Books

Storm Warning (1994) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Storm Rising (1995) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Storm Breaking (1996) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Elemental Masters Books

The Fire Rose (1995) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Grey (1997) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Grey's Ghost (1999) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Serpent's Shadow (2001) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Gates of Sleep (2002) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Phoenix and Ashes (2004) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Wizard of London (2005) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Reserved for the Cat (2007) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Unnatural Issue (2011) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Home From the Sea (2012) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Steadfast (2013) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Blood Red (2014) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
From a High Tower (2015) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Study in Sable (2016) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Scandal in Battersea (2017) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Bartered Brides (2018) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Case of the Spellbound Child (2019) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Elemental Masters Anthologies

Elemental Magic (2012) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Elementary (2013) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Fairy Tale Books

Firebird (1996) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Black Swan (1999) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Valedemar: Dariens Tale Books

Owlflight (1997) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Owlsight (1998) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Owlknight (1998) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Heirs Of Alexandria Books

The Shadow of the Lion (2002) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
This Rough Magic (2003) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Much Fall of Blood (2010) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Burdens of the Dead (2013) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Dragon Jousters Books

Joust (2003) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Alta (2004) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Sanctuary (2005) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Aerie (2006) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Obsidian Trilogy Books

The Outstretched Shadow (2003) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
To Light a Candle (2004) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
When Darkness Falls (2006) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Five Hundred Kingdoms Books

The Fairy Godmother (2004) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
One Good Knight (2006) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Fortune's Fool (2007) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Snow Queen (2008) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Sleeping Beauty (2010) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Beauty and the Werewolf (2011) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Tangled Web (2012) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Doubled Edge Books

This Scepter'd Isle (2004) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Ill Met by Moonlight (2005) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
By Slanderous Tongues (2005) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
And Less Than Kind (2008) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Witches Of Karres Books

The Wizard of Karres (2004) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Enduring Flame Books

The Phoenix Unchained (2007) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Phoenix Endangered (2008) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Phoenix Transformed (2009) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Valedemar: Collegium Chronicles Books

Foundation (2008) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Intrigues (2010) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Changes (2011) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Redoubt (2012) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Bastion (2013) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Shadow Grail Books

Legacies (2010) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Conspiracies (2011) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Sacrifices (2013) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Victories (2014) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Secret World Chronicles Books

Invasion (2011) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Sgian Dubh (2011) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
White Bird (2011) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Strike a Pose (2011) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
World Divided (2012) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Revolution (2014) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Exemplar (2014) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Collision (2014) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Chronological Order of Secret World Chronicles Books

Exemplar is a prequel story to the Secret World Chronicles series.

Publication Order of Stellar Guild Books

Reboots (2011) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Reboots: Diabolical Streak (2014) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Dragon Prophecy Books

Crown of Vengeance (2012) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Blade of Empire (2017) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Herald Spy Books

Closer to Home (2014) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Closer to the Heart (2015) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Closer to the Chest (2016) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of One Dozen Daughters Books

The House of Four Winds (2014) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Hunter Books

Hunter (2015) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Elite (2016) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Apex (2017) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Valdemar: Family Spies Books

The Hills Have Spies (2018) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Valdemar Family Spies (2019) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

If I Pay Thee Not in Gold (1993) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Tiger Burning Bright (1995) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The River's Gift (1999) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Gwenhwyfar: The White Spirit (2009) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Arcanum 101 (2012) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Dead Reckoning (2012) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Hunter (2015) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Short Stories

Last Rights (1993) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Jihad (1993) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Small Print (1994) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Dance Track (1994) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Once and Future (1995) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Dragon in Distress (1995) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Hallowmas Night (1996) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Aliens Ate My Pickup (1998) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
To Dye For (2004) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Scam Artistry (2008) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Devil Went Down to Georgia (2005) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Short Story Collections

Fiddler Fair (1998) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Werehunter (1999) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Charmed Destinies (2003) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Winter Moon (2005) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Harvest Moon (2010) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Princess, the Dragon and the Frog Prince (2012) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Valdemar Anthologies

Sword of Ice and Other Tales of Valdemar (1997) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Sun In Glory and Other Tales of Valdemar (2003) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Crossroads and Other Tales of Valdemar (2005) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Moving Targets and Other Tales of Valdemar (2008) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Changing the World: All-New Tales of Valdemar (2009) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Finding the Way and Other Tales of Valdemar (2010) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Under the Vale and Other Tales of Valdemar (2011) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
No True Way: All-New Tales of Valdemar (2014) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Crucible: All-New Tales of Valdemar (2015) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Pathways (2017) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Choices (2018) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Anthologies

Flights of Fantasy (1999) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Bedlam's Edge (2005) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Nebula Awards Showcase 2016 (2016) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books

The Valdemar Companion (1990) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Mapping the World of Harry Potter (2005) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Mercedes Lackey was born on June 24, 1950 and is an American author of fantasy novels. Lots of her trilogies and novels are inter-linked and set in and around the state of Valdemar. Lackey’s Valdemar novels outline complex embroidery of relations between the human and the non-human characters with many dissimilar cultures and social customs. Her other major world is much like our own, but includes covert populations of mages, vampires, elves, and other mythological beings. The Bedlam’s poet books portray a young man with the supremacy to work magic through music; Serrated Edge novels are about race car driving elves and Diana Tregarde thriller center on Wiccan who fights evil. Mercedes Lackey’s the acclaimed writer of more than fifty novels and various works of short creative writing. She is also a proficient lyricist and an approved Wild bird rehabilitator. Mercedes Lackey lives in Oklahoma with her spouse and regular collaborator, Larry Dixon, and their parrots.

Mercedes Lackey was born in Chicago. Her birth prevented her father from serving in the Korean War. Moreover, Mercedes Lackey places meeting science fiction at the age of eleven, when she picked up her father’s book of James H. Schmitz’s agent of Vega. She then started reading Andre’s Beast Master and the Lord of Thunder and went on reading all of Norton’s works. She noted with displeased amusement the difficulty of obtaining enough fascinating books from public libraries to quench her zeal for reading. She started writing for herself without real direction or intention until she was able to attend Purdue University. Mercedes Lackey graduated from the university in 1972, where she had taken a one-on-one English Literature Independent Studies class, with a lecturer who was a science fiction fan just as she. He helped her explore books she took pleasure in and then make use of that comprehension. Mercedes Lackey then came upon fan creative writing, which encouraged her brilliant writing. She then began publishing her work in science creative fanzines and was able to discover filk. She later had some filk lines published by the Off Centaur Publications.

Mercedes Lackey submitted a narrative to Sword and Sorceress, and then sold the rewrite tale to Fantasy Book Magazine. Additionally, Mercedes Lackey’s first sale was to Friends of Dark over. She met Cherryh, who slowly mentored her in writing of the series known as Arrows. During this instant, Marion Zimmer Bradley incorporated her short stories in an anthology; and Cherryh assisted Mercedes Lackey through seventeen rewrites of the Arrows series. She wrote so much that she had very little social life. She later divorced Tony Lackey, and finally married Larry Dixon. Despite getting her own set up as a fan creative writer, Mercedes Lackey and her agent sturdily forbade fan fiction based on her books for several years, whether distributed online or offline. Mercedes Lackey declared on her site that this was due to the Marion Zimmer Bradley fan narrative affair in 1992, when a supporter accused Bradley of copying their work, and demanded credit and payment. After a number of years, Mercedes Lackey’s policy allowed offline fanfic, but simply if the writer got a release document from Mercedes Lackey that said the writer accredited that they were using characters belonging to her and that the writer’s work basically became Mercedes Lackey’s property to stop infringing on her right of making a living from her own imagination. As of 2009, this rule appears to have altered per the writer’s official website, credited to Mercedes Lackey’s agent who became Cory Doctorow’s agent.

Mercedes Lackey lives with her companion, Larry Dixon, outside Tulsa, Oklahoma, in a strange house. She depicts it as a two and a half story concrete ground with octagonal wooden casings over it for making it look more like an ordinary house. The house is round with curved walls, which makes the position of the furniture very awkward. She and her husband, Dixon, have in the earlier period worked in the raptor rehabilitation. She regularly refers to her parrots as her feathered children. The after-words to some of Mercedes Lackey’s books refer to falconry and rehabilitation, and it’s apparent that this interest has predisposed and informed her fiction writing. She also takes pleasure in costuming, beadwork, and needlework. Mercedes Lackey claims to be a miserable housekeeper and an indifferent cook. Besides this, she does radar-readings during tornado seasons and helps to support the Alex Foundation as well. Mercedes Lackey is an active member in the ball-jointed Doll community. She owns a number of dolls, lots of which she has modified in the portrait of her characters.

Historically, Mercedes Lackey was an active member in filking society. She was one of the major contributors to an early book of space filk, minus ten and counting. She has won five Pegasus, more often than not for her songwriting. Moreover, Mercedes Lackey was also active in the society for creative anachronism, and fits in to the Great dark Horde. She is a participant in The Stellar Guild series that was published by Phoenix pick. The series couples bestselling writers like her with lesser recognized writers in science creative writing and fantasy to assist in providing extra visibility to them. Ritchie exposed herself to be a player of the massive multiplayer online role playing game city of Heroes along with her father-in-law and her husband. She exposed her personality on a player-owned debate to join the hard work to save the server from closing down.

Mercedes Lackey’s amazing book with the title, “Closer to Home: Book One of Herald Spy”, is one of her best and latest books. In the book, a character named Mags was once an imprisoned orphan who lived in a harsh life in mines, until the King’s own Herald discovered his ability and trained him as a secret agent. Now a Herald Spy in his own right at the recently established Heralds’ Collegiums, Mags has established an accommodating family, as well as his companion Dallen. Although usually a Herald in his opening year of Whites could be sent off on a circuit, Mags is required home for his ability to operate as a spy and his commanding Mindspeech endowment. There’s a secret, perfidious plot within the state court to wipe out the Heralds. The condition becomes dreadful after the life of Mags’ guide, King’s Own Nikolas, is endangered. Amily, who is his daughter, is chosen as a new King’s Own, a complex and treacherous job that’s made by this dangerous time. Mags and Amily try to save the Heralds, the court, and the Collegium! The book is totally amazing. Be on the look out for Mercedes Lackey’s astonishing books.


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