Timothy Zahn Books In Order

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Publication Order of Blackcollar Books

The Blackcollar (1983)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Backlash Mission (1986)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Judas Solution (2006)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Cobra Books

Cobra (1985)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Cobra Strike (1986)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Cobra Bargain (1988)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Cobra Rebellion Books

Cobra Slave (2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Cobra Outlaw (2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Cobra Traitor (2018)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Cobra War Books

Cobra Alliance (2009)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Cobra Guardian (2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Cobra Gamble (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of The Conquerors Saga Books

Conquerors' Pride (1994)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Conquerors' Heritage (1995)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Conquerors' Legacy (1996)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Quadrail Books

Night Train to Rigel (2005)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Third Lynx (2007)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Odd Girl Out (2008)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Domino Pattern (2009)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Judgment at Proteus (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Manticore Ascendant Books

with David Weber, Thomas Pope
A Call to Duty (2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Call to Arms (2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Call to Vengeance (2018)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of The Sibyl's War Books

Pawn (2017)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Knight (2019)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Queen (2020)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Alien Stars Books

Alien Stars (With: C.J. Cherryh,Joe Haldeman) (1985)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
After the Flames (By:Robert Silverberg) (1985)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Anthology series.

Publication Order of Dragonback Books

Dragon and Thief (2003)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Dragon and Soldier (2004)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Dragon and Slave (2005)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Dragon and Herdsman (2006)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Dragon and Judge (2007)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Dragon and Liberator (2008)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Star Wars: The Thrawn Trilogy Books

Heir to the Empire (1991)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Dark Force Rising (1992)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Last Command (1993)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Star Wars: The Hand of Thrawn Duology Books

Vision of the Future (1997)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Specter of the Past (1997)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Star Wars: Thrawn Books

Thrawn (2017)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Alliances (2018)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Treason (2019)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Star Wars: Thrawn Ascendancy Trilogy Books

Chaos Rising (2020)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Greater Good (2021)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Lesser Evil (2021)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Star Wars Legends Books

Star Wars Episode #04: A New Hope Novelization (1976)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Tales from the Mos Eisley Cantina (1995)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Tales from the Empire (1997)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Tales from the New Republic (1999)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Approaching Storm (2002)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Dangerous Games (2002)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Forest Apart (2003)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Tatooine Ghost (2003)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Jango Fett vs. the Razor Eaters (2003)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Legacy of the Jedi (2003)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Ruins of Dantooine (2003)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Outbound Flight (2006)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Star Wars (2007)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Death Star (2007)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Star Wars: Death Star (2007)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Life and Legend of Obi-Wan Kenobi (2008)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A New Hope: The Life of Luke Skywalker (2009)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Star Wars A New Hope: The LIfe of Luke Skywalker (2009)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Crisis on Coruscant , #4) (2010)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Crosscurrent (2010)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Fire Ring Race (2010)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Shinbone Showdown (2010)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Choices of One (2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Shadow Games (2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Riptide (2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Knight Errant (2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Winner Lose All (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Scourge (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Wrath of Darth Maul (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Scoundrels (2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Last Jedi (2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Kenobi (2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Crucible (2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Terminator Salvation Books

Trial by Fire (1998)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
From the Ashes (2009)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of StarCraft Books

Shadow of the Xel'Naga (By:Gabriel Mesta) (2001)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Liberty's Crusade (By:Jeff Grubb) (2001)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Starcraft: Liberty's Crusade (By:Jeff Grubb) (2001)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Speed of Darkness (By:Tracy Hickman) (2002)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Queen of Blades (By:Aaron Rosenberg) (2006)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Starcraft Archive (By:Jeff Grubb,Tracy Hickman,Gabriel Mesta) (2007)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Starcraft: Evolution (2016)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

A Coming of Age (1984)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Spinneret (1985)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Triplet (1987)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Deadman Switch (1988)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Warhorse (1990)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Icarus Hunt (1999)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Angelmass (2001)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Manta's Gift (2002)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Green and the Gray (2004)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Soulminder (2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Cloak (2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Ghost Riders In The Sky (2020)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Short Story Collections

Cascade Point and Other Stories (1986)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Time Bomb and Zahndry Others (1988)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Distant Friends and Others (1992)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Star Song and Other Stories (2002)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Pawn's Gambit (2016)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Anthologies

Alien Stars(1985)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Battle Luna(2020)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Timothy Zahn is a famous novelist from the United States of America, who likes to write the novels based on the fantasy and science fiction genres. He was born on September 1, 1951 in Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A. Zahn is particularly known for writing the Thrawn series of novels under the Star Wars series. In addition to this series, he has also published a number of other novels and short fiction stories. The writing career of Timothy Zahn has been a successful one as he went on to win several prestigious awards like the Hugo Award in the year 1984 for his novella Cascade Point. Zahn is also the author of other novel series’ such as the Blackcollar trilogy, the Cobra series, the Hand of Thrawn novels and a few others as well.

The Thrawn trilogy proved to be a turning point for both Zahn and the Star Wars franchise. It brought widespread appreciations from all over the world and as a result, all the three novels of the series successfully made it to the bestseller lists in the New York Times. The success of the series gave the much required motivation to Timothy Zahn for writing other novel series’ in the Young Adult genre such as the Dragonback series and the Conquerors’ trilogy series. Zahn earned his BAchelor of Science degree in the physics subject from the Michigan State University in the year 1973. After that, he moved to Illinois. He attended the University of Illinois at the Urban-Campaign and earned his M.S. degree in the year 1975 in physics. While pursuing his doctorate in physics, Zahn’s advisor became seriously ill and consequently died However, he did not stop his studies due to the tragical incident and went on to complete his doctorate.

Zahn had begun writing science fiction stories in the year 1975 as a hobby, but soon realized his keen interest in writing novels. As a result, he went on to become a professional writer after finishing his studies. As of today, Zahn lives in Bandon, Oregon along with his wife Anna Zahn and son Corwin Zahn. Zahn has described the day when he received his first offer from his agent. He was busy writing his first novel for this new publisher, Bantam Books around 4 o’clock on November 1, 1989. The phone bell rang and it was his agent Tim on the other end. He informed him about an interesting offer which changed his life and career completely.

The novel series ‘Star Wars: The Thrawn Trilogy’ written by Timothy Zahn consists of three novels published between the years 1991 and 1993. The first novel among the trilogy is the ‘Heir to the Empire’, which was published by the Bantam Spectra publishing house in the year 1991. The novel is based on the science fiction and fantasy genres and is in the fictional world of space galaxies. The plot of the novel revolves around the life of the main characters such as Luke Skywalker, Lando Calrissian, Han Solo, Leia Organa and Mara Jade. The novel opens up with the introduction of the Return of Jedi, which is the Rebel Alliance. It has been over five years after the destruction of the Death Star by the Rebel Alliance. Along with that, it had also defeated the Emperor of Old Imperial Starfleet and Darth Vader and had also driven the remnants out of the Imperial Starfleet to a faraway corner of the galaxy. The introduction of Princes Leia and Han Solo shows them married to each other and expecting their Jedi Twins.

Also, Luke Skywalker is depicted as becoming the first Jedi Knight of Jedi, a post which had a long awaited line of contenders. Some thousand light years away, the last warlord of the emperor took the command over the destructed Imperial Fleet. He has made it ready to enter into a war against the new Republic. For fulfilling his ambitions, the dark warrior has been able to make a couple of discoveries. The discoveries posed a great threat to everything that the brave people of the Rebel Alliance had built by fighting hard. They feared that the discoveries of the dark warrior might destroy everything they had made over the years of struggle. The novel shows the descriptions of of explosive confrontations, mystery, invention and epic action sequences. The readers found the novel to be extremely interesting and worthy of being called a part of the Star Wars franchise.

The second novel of The Thrawn Trilogy was titled ‘Dark Force Rising’. It was published in the year 1992 by the Spectra publishing house and consists of the same characters from the first novel as the main characters. These included Luke Skywalker, Lando Calrissian, Han Solo, Mara Jade and Leia Organa. The plot of the novel is set in the same fictional world of the Imperial Fleet and continues from where the first novel had ended. The novel introduces the Grand Admiral Thrawn as the most ruthless and cunning warlord. He has taken control of the dying empire of the Imperial Fleet. He has full command over the remnants of the Fleet and has plans of launching a huge campaign in order to destroy the New Republic.

At the same time, Han Solo and Lando Calrissian work hard to find sufficient proof in order to prove the treason inside the Republican Council. Instead, they come across a fleet of ghostly warships made ready to go to war by the Admiral Thrawn. The warships seemed to be a beneficial to the enemies. It could even bring doom to the remnants of the Fleet. An even more dangerous problem looms over the Fleet with the rise of the new Dark Jedi. He has risen from the remains of a shrouded past and survived by bitterness. The Dark Jedi tries to corrupt Like Skywalker and bring him on his side in order to strengthen himself against all the others. The novel became an instant success among the readers. It proved to be a good enter into the Star Wars franchise. Many readers and critics recommended the novel because of its unique description of the characters and the plot. Author Timothy Carson received a lot of praise from the critics as well as his fellow authors. This motivated him to write many more novels in the fantasy and science fiction genre.

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