The Works of Marion Zimmer Bradley

last updated 12 June 2014

Avalon/Historical Darkover® Anthologies Other Foreign

Avalon/Historical

Avalon Series:    
  THE MISTS OF AVALON Knopf, 1982 (hc); Ballantine, 1984 (tp); iBook, Kindle, Nook; Audible, iTunes;
TV mini-series; Soundtrack
  THE FOREST HOUSE
(aka FORESTS OF AVALON)
Viking, 1994 (hc); 1995 (tp); iBook, Kindle, Nook; Audible
  THE LADY OF AVALON (with Diana L. Paxson) Viking, 1997 (hc); 1998 (tp); iBook, Kindle, Nook; Audible
  PRIESTESS OF AVALON (with Diana L. Paxson) UK: HarperCollins/Voyager, 2000;
US: Viking, 1997 (hc); 1998 (tp); iBook, Kindle, Nook; Audible
  ANCESTORS OF AVALON (by Diana L. Paxson) Viking, 2004 (hc); iBook, Kindle, Nook
  RAVENS OF AVALON (by Diana L. Paxson) Viking, 2007 (hc); iBook, Kindle, Nook
  SWORD OF AVALON, Dec 2009 (by Diana L. Paxson) 2009 (hc); iBook, Kindle, Nook
Historical:    
  THE FIREBRAND (Trojan War) Simon & Schuster, 1987 (hc), 1988; iBook, Kindle, Nook
  THE CATCH TRAP (mid-20th century)
     Santelli Family Tree
Ballantine, 1979 (hc), 1980, 1984 (pb); Kindle, Nook

Historical chronology: ANCESTORS OF AVALON, FIREBRAND, RAVENS OF AVALON, FOREST HOUSE, LADY OF AVALON (parts 1-2), PRIESTESS OF AVALON, LADY OF AVALON (part 3), SWORD OF AVALON, MISTS OF AVALON, CATCH TRAP


Darkover®

MZB always insisted that the Darkover® novels are not a series and can be read in any order, since none of the books assumes that you are familiar with any other of the books. If you simply MUST have an order in which to read them, it is better to read them chronologically by publication date, rather than in chronology of Darkovan history; that way you will follow MZB's thought processes as her concept of Darkover® grew and expanded.

In Order of Publication

THE PLANET SAVERS, 1958 (in Amazing), 1962 (reprinted 1995) 7 - Kindle, Nook
THE SWORD OF ALDONES, 1962 - Kindle, Nook; Audible, iTunes
THE BLOODY SUN, 1964 (rewritten 1979) 5
STAR OF DANGER, 1965 (reprinted 1994) 5
WINDS OF DARKOVER, 1970 (reprinted 1995) 5
WORLD WRECKERS, 1971 (reprinted 1994) 7
DARKOVER LANDFALL, 1972 6
THE SPELL SWORD, 1974 4
HERITAGE OF HASTUR, 1975 1
SHATTERED CHAIN, 1976 3
FORBIDDEN TOWER, 1977 4
STORMQUEEN, 1978 2
BLOODY SUN (rewrite), 1979 (reprinted 1994) 5
TWO TO CONQUER, 1980 6
SHARRA'S EXILE, 1981 1
HAWKMISTRESS, 1982 2
THENDARA HOUSE, 1983 3
CITY OF SORCERY, 1984 3
THE HEIRS OF HAMMERFELL, 1989 - Kindle, Nook
REDISCOVERY (with Mercedes Lackey and Elisabeth Waters), 1993 - iBook, Kindle, Nook
EXILE'S SONG, 1996 (with Adrienne Martine-Barnes) - iBook, Kindle, Nook
SHADOW MATRIX, 1998 (by Adrienne Martine-Barnes) iBook, Kindle, Nook
TRAITOR'S SUN, 1999 (by Adrienne Martine-Barnes) iBook, Kindle, Nook
CLINGFIRE TRILOGY (in progress at MZB's death, with Deborah J. Ross)
    FALL OF NESKAYA, 2001 - iBook, Kindle, Nook
    ZANDRU'S FORGE, 2003 - iBook, Kindle, Nook
    FLAME IN HALI, 2004 - iBook, Kindle, Nook
THE ALTON GIFT, 2007 (with Deborah J. Ross) - iBook, Kindle, Nook
HASTUR LORD, 2010 (with Deborah J. Ross) - iBook, Kindle, Nook
THE CHILDREN OF KINGS, 2013 (with Deborah J. Ross) - iBook, Kindle, Nook
* THUNDERLORD, 2016 (in progress at MZB's death, with Deborah J. Ross)
* THE LARAN GAMBIT, 2017 (with Deborah J. Ross)
* ARILINN, 2018 (with Deborah J. Ross)

* (not yet in print -- book may have title and/or publication date changed before publication)


Darkover® Omnibus Editions:

HERITAGE AND EXILE, 2002 - iBook, Kindle
    Heritage of Hastur, Sharra's Exile
AGES OF CHAOS, 2002
    Stormqueen, Hawkmistress
SAGA OF THE RENUNCIATES, 2002
    Shattered Chain, Thendara House, City of Sorcery
FORBIDDEN CIRCLE, 2002 - iBook, Kindle
    Spell Sword, Forbidden Tower
A WORLD DIVIDED, 2003 - iBook, Kindle
    Star of Danger, Winds of Darkover, Bloody Sun
DARKOVER: FIRST CONTACT, 2004 - iBook, Kindle
    Darkover Landfall, Two to Conquer
TO SAVE A WORLD, Dec 2004
    Planet Savers, World Wreckers

Darkovan chronology

DARKOVER LANDFALL
ARILINN *
STORMQUEEN
THUNDERLORD *
FALL OF NESKAYA
ZANDRU'S FORGE
HAWKMISTRESS
FLAME IN HALI
TWO TO CONQUER
THE HEIRS OF HAMMERFELL
REDISCOVERY
SHATTERED CHAIN (1)
SPELL SWORD
FORBIDDEN TOWER
SHATTERED CHAIN (2, 3)
THENDARA HOUSE
CITY OF SORCERY
STAR OF DANGER
WINDS OF DARKOVER
THE BLOODY SUN
HERITAGE OF HASTUR
PLANET SAVERS
SHARRA'S EXILE (replaces SWORD OF ALDONES)
WORLD WRECKERS
HASTUR LORD (working title was RELUCTANT KING)
EXILE'S SONG
SHADOW MATRIX
TRAITOR'S SUN
THE ALTON GIFT
THE CHILDREN OF KINGS
THE LARAN GAMBIT *

Mini-series or direct sequels to one another are:

SPELL SWORD/FORBIDDEN TOWER/BLOODY SUN (rewrite)
SHATTERED CHAIN/THENDARA HOUSE/CITY OF SORCERY
HERITAGE OF HASTUR/SHARRA'S EXILE /HASTUR LORD
EXILE'S SONG/SHADOW MATRIX/TRAITOR'S SUN/THE ALTON GIFT

* (not yet in print -- book may have title and/or publication date changed before publication)

Darkover® Anthologies

  1. THE KEEPER'S PRICE, 1980 - contents, Kindle, Nook,
  2. SWORD OF CHAOS, 1982 - contents, Kindle
  3. FREE AMAZONS OF DARKOVER, 1985 - contents, Kindle
  4. OTHER SIDE OF THE MIRROR, 1987 - contents, Kindle
  5. RED SUN OF DARKOVER, 1987 - contents, Kindle
  6. FOUR MOONS OF DARKOVER, 1988 - contents, Kindle
  7. DOMAINS OF DARKOVER, 1990, contents, Kindle
  8. RENUNCIATES OF DARKOVER, 1991 - contents, Kindle
  9. LERONI OF DARKOVER, 1991 - contents, Kindle
  10. TOWERS OF DARKOVER, 1993 - contents, Kindle
  11. MARION ZIMMER BRADLEY'S DARKOVER, 1993 - contents, Kindle, Nook
  12. SNOWS OF DARKOVER, 1994 - contents, Kindle, Nook
  13. MUSIC OF DARKOVER, 2013 - contents, Kindle, Nook
  14. STARS OF DARKOVER, 2014 - contents, Kindle, Nook
  15. * GIFTS OF DARKOVER, Jun 2015

Other Anthologies

THE BEST OF MARION ZIMMER BRADLEY, 1988
THE BEST OF MARION ZIMMER BRADLEY: Jamie and other stories, 2010 - Kindle, Nook
GREYHAVEN, 1983 - contents
LYTHANDE, 1986
THE COMPLETE LYTHANDE, 2013 (replaces LYTHANDE) - iBook, Kindle, Nook

SWORD AND SORCERESS 1, 1984 - contents
SWORD AND SORCERESS 2, 1985 - contents
SWORD AND SORCERESS 3, 1986 - contents
SWORD AND SORCERESS 4, 1987 - contents
SWORD AND SORCERESS 5, 1988 - contents
SPELLS OF WONDER (S&S 5.5), 1989 - contents
SWORD AND SORCERESS 6, 1990 - contents
SWORD AND SORCERESS 7, 1990 - contents
SWORD AND SORCERESS 8, 1991 - contents
SWORD AND SORCERESS 9, 1992 - contents
SWORD AND SORCERESS 10, 1993 - contents
SWORD AND SORCERESS 11, 1994 - contents
SWORD AND SORCERESS 12, 1995 - contents
SWORD AND SORCERESS 13, 1996 - contents
SWORD AND SORCERESS 14, 1997 - contents
SWORD AND SORCERESS 15, 1998 - contents
SWORD AND SORCERESS 16, 1999 - contents
SWORD AND SORCERESS 17, 2000 - contents
SWORD AND SORCERESS 18, 2001 - contents
SWORD AND SORCERESS 19, 2002 - contents
SWORD AND SORCERESS 20, 2003 - contents
SWORD AND SORCERESS 21, 2004 - contents
SWORD AND SORCERESS 22, 2007 - contents, Kindle, Nook
SWORD AND SORCERESS 23, 2008 - contents, Kindle, Nook
SWORD AND SORCERESS 24, 2009 - contents, Kindle, Nook
SWORD AND SORCERESS 25, 2010 - contents, Kindle, Nook
SWORD AND SORCERESS 26, 2011 - contents, Kindle, Nook
SWORD AND SORCERESS 27, 2012 - contents, Kindle, Nook
SWORD AND SORCERESS 28, 2013 - contents, Kindle, Nook
* SWORD AND SORCERESS 29, Nov 2014
BEST OF MZB'S FANTASY MAGAZINE, vol. 1, Warner, 1994 - contents
BEST OF MZB'S FANTASY MAGAZINE, vol. 2, Warner, 1995 - contents, Kindle
MZB'S FANTASY WORLDS, limited-edition hardcover, 1998, paperback, 2012 - contents, Kindle, Nook

* (not yet in print -- book may have title and/or publication date changed before publication)


Other Science Fiction - Fantasy - Occult - Gothics

THE DOOR THROUGH SPACE, 1961, reissued by Wildside Press, 2007 - Kindle, 2008
SEVEN FROM THE STARS, 1962 - Kindle
THE COLORS OF SPACE, 1963 - Kindle
THE DARK INTRUDER AND OTHER STORIES, 1964 - contents, Kindle
FALCONS OF NARABEDLA, 1964 - iBook, Kindle, Nook
CASTLE TERROR, 1965 - Kindle, Nook; Audible
BLUEBEARD'S DAUGHTER, 1968 - Kindle, Nook
SOUVENIR OF MONIQUE, 1967 - Kindle, Nook; Audible, iTunes
THE BRASS DRAGON, 1970 - Kindle, Nook; Audible
HUNTERS OF THE RED MOON (with Paul Edwin Zimmer), 1973 - Kindle, Nook
IN THE STEPS OF THE MASTER (The Sixth Sense #2) (TV novelization), 1973
THE ENDLESS VOYAGE, 1975 - Kindle, Nook
CAN ELLEN BE SAVED? (TV novelization), 1975
DRUMS OF DARKNESS, 1976
THE ENDLESS UNIVERSE, 1979
THE SURVIVORS (sequel to HUNTERS, with Paul Edwin Zimmer), 1979 - Kindle, Nook
THE RUINS OF ISIS, 1980
SURVEY SHIP, 1980 - Kindle, Nook
THE HOUSE BETWEEN THE WORLDS, 1981 - Kindle, Nook
THE INHERITOR, 1984
NIGHT'S DAUGHTER, 1985
WARRIOR WOMAN, 1985 - Kindle, Nook; Audible, iTunes
FALL OF ATLANTIS, 1987 (aka WEB OF LIGHT/WEB OF DARKNESS - written in the early 1950s) - iBook, Kindle
DARK SATANIC, 1988
BLACK TRILLIUM (with Andre Norton and Julian May), 1990
WITCH HILL, 1990
LADY OF THE TRILLIUM (with Elisabeth Waters), 1995
TIGER BURNING BRIGHT (with Norton, Lackey, and Waters), 1995 - Kindle, Nook
GLENRAVEN (with Holly Lisle), 1996
GLENRAVEN 2: IN THE RIFT (with Holly Lisle), 1998
GRATITUDE OF KINGS (novella, with Elisabeth Waters), 1997
GHOSTLIGHT (with Rosemary Edghill), 1995 - iBook, Kindle
WITCHLIGHT (with Rosemary Edghill), 1996 - iBook, Kindle
GRAVELIGHT (with Rosemary Edghill), 1997 - iBook, Kindle
HEARTLIGHT (with Rosemary Edghill), 1998 - iBook, Kindle

Magazine

Marion Zimmer Bradley's FANTASY Magazine
issues 1-50
Summer 1988 to Late Fall 2000


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