List of Forgotten Realms novels

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The List of Forgotten Realms novels is a listing of the many works of fantasy fiction that are based in the role-playing game setting of the Forgotten Realms.

They are published by Wizards of the Coast (WotC), with some originally published by TSR before it was incorporated into WotC.

Contents

Abolethic Sovereignty

By Bruce R. Cordell

Abyssal Plague

By Erik Scott de Bie

By Bruce R. Cordell

Anthologies

By various

The Avatar Series

By Scott Ciencin (originally using the house name "Richard Awlinson"), Troy Denning, (originally using the house name "Richard Awlinson") and James Lowder

The Baldur's Gate Series

Based on the Baldur's Gate computer game series.

Blades of the Moonsea

By Richard Baker

Blades of the Moonsea was later reprinted in omnibus form:

Brimstone Angels

By Erin M. Evans

Brotherhood of the Griffon

By Richard Lee Byers

Chosen of Nendawen

By Mark Sehestedt

The Citadels

By Ed Gentry, Jess Lebow, James P. Davis and Mark Sehestedt

The Cities

By Richard Baker, Drew Karpyshyn, Mel Odom, Ed Greenwood, and Elaine Cunningham

The Cleric Quintet

By R. A. Salvatore

The Cleric Quintet was later reprinted in:

Cold Steel And Secrets

Cold Steel and Secrets, by Rosemary Jones

Companions Codex

By R.A. Salvatore

The Cormyr Saga

By Ed Greenwood, Jeff Grubb, and Troy Denning

Counselors & Kings

By Elaine Cunningham

The Dark Elf Trilogy

By R. A. Salvatore (featuring Drizzt Do'Urden)

The Dark Elf Trilogy was later reprinted in several different formats:

Double Diamond Triangle Saga

By J. Robert King, James Ward & David Wise, Ed Greenwood, Roger E. Moore, Dave Gross, David Cook & Peter Archer, and Richard Baker

The Druidhome Trilogy

By Douglas Niles

The Dungeons

By Erik Scott de Bie, Jaleigh Johnson, Bruce R. Cordell and Rosemary Jones

The Elminster Series

By Ed Greenwood (featuring Elminster)

The first three volumes in this series were reprinted twice, the first with extensive new commentary by Ed Greenwood and the second as an omnibus in:

The Saga continues in the series: The Sage Of Shadowdale

The Empires Trilogy

By David Cook, Troy Denning and James Lowder

The Empyrean Odyssey

By Thomas M. Reid

The Empyrean Odyssey Trilogy was later reprinted as an omnibus in:

The Erevis Cale Trilogy

By Paul S. Kemp

The Erevis Cale Trilogy was later reprinted as an omnibus in:

The Fighters

By Jess Lebow, Erik Scott de Bie, Murray J. D. Leeder and Keith Francis Strohm

The Finder's Stone Trilogy

By Kate Novak and Jeff Grubb

The Harpers

By Troy Denning, Elaine Cunningham, Jean Rabe, Scott Ciencin, James Lowder, Mark Anthony, David Cook, Charles Alexander Moffat, Ed Greenwood, and Kate Novak & Jeff Grubb.

The Haunted Lands

This series contains a trilogy of novels written by Richard Lee Byers, as well as an anthology of short stories written by various authors.

Homecoming

By R.A. Salvatore

House of Serpents

By Lisa Smedman

The House of Serpents trilogy was later reprinted as an omnibus in:

The Hunter's Blades Trilogy

By R. A. Salvatore (featuring Drizzt Do'Urden)

The Hunter's Blades Trilogy was later reprinted in several different formats:

The Icewind Dale Trilogy

By R. A. Salvatore (featuring Drizzt Do'Urden)

The Crystal Shard was the second Forgotten Realms novel ever published, and the first by R. A. Salvatore.

The Icewind Dale Trilogy was later reprinted in several different formats:

The Knights of Myth Drannor

By Ed Greenwood

The Lady Penitent

By Lisa Smedman

The Last Mythal

This series contains a trilogy of novels written by Richard Baker, as well as an anthology of short stories written by various authors.

The three volume trilogy by Richard Baker was later reprinted in two formats:

Legacy of the Drow

By R. A. Salvatore (featuring Drizzt Do'Urden)

The Legacy was the first Forgotten Realms novel published in hardcover.

Legacy of the Drow was later reprinted in several different formats:

The Legend of Drizzt

By R. A. Salvatore (featuring Drizzt Do'Urden)

This series consists of re-issues of novels (with new cover art) that had previously been published under different series titles. In this series, they are numbered not in the order of their original publication, but rather in their chronological order in Drizzt's life. The first six novels in this series had never previously been released in a hardcover edition. Note: The last three books in the series were not re-issued in this format.

Lost Empires

By Mel Odom, Troy Denning, Clayton Emery, and Lynn Abbey

The Lost Gods

By Kate Novak, Jeff Grubb, and Douglas Niles

This series is a cross-over between the Forgotten Realms and Dragonlance settings.

The Maztica Trilogy

By Douglas Niles

The Moonshae Trilogy

By Douglas Niles

Darkwalker on Moonshae was the very first Forgotten Realms novel ever published.

Mysteries

By Chet Williamson, John Maddox Roberts, and Richard Meyers

Netheril Trilogy

By Clayton Emery

Neverwinter Saga

By R.A. Salvatore

The Nobles

By David Cook, Victor Milan, Mark Anthony, Brian Thomsen, Paul Kidd, and Lynn Abbey

Paths of Darkness

By R. A. Salvatore (featuring Drizzt Do'Urden)

Paths of Darkness was later reprinted in several different formats:

The Pools

By James M. Ward. Set mostly in the city of Phlan. Also called the "Heroes of Phlan Trilogy"

The Priests

By Bruce R. Cordell, Dave Gross & Don Bassingthwaite, Kameron M. Franklin (winner of the WotC Open Call), and Richard Lee Byers

Return of the Archwizards

This series contains a trilogy of novels written by Troy Denning, as well as an anthology of short stories written by various authors.

The Return of the Archwizards trilogy was later reprinted as an omnibus in:

The Rogues

By Edward Bolme, Richard Lee Byers, Voronica Whitney-Robinson, and Don Bassingthwaite

The Sage Of Shadowdale

by Ed Greenwood (featuring Elminster)

The Scions of Arrabar Trilogy

By Thomas M. Reid

The Sellswords

By R.A. Salvatore (featuring Artemis Entreri)

The Sellswords trilogy was later reprinted in two different formats:

Sembia: Gateway To The Realms

By Ed Greenwood, Clayton Emery, Paul S. Kemp, Richard Lee Byers, Dave Gross, Lisa Smedman, and Voronica Whitney-Robinson.

The Shadow of the Avatar Trilogy

By Ed Greenwood (featuring Elminster)

Shandril's Saga

By Ed Greenwood

Songs & Swords

By Elaine Cunningham

The first four volumes in the Songs & Swords series were re-issues of novels previously released as part of the Harpers series.

Starlight & Shadows

By Elaine Cunningham

The Starlight & Shadows trilogy was later reprinted in:

The Stone of Tymora

By R.A. Salvatore and Geno Salvatore

The Sundering

By R.A. Salvatore, Paul S. Kemp, Erin M. Evans, Richard Lee Byers, Troy Denning, & Ed Greenwood

Sword Of The Gods

By Bruce Cordell

The Threat from the Sea

This series contains a trilogy of novels written by Mel Odom, as well as an anthology of short stories written by various authors.

The Threat from the Sea trilogy was later reprinted as an omnibus in:

Transitions

By R.A. Salvatore

The Transitions trilogy was later reprinted in:

Transitions Gift Set (three paperbacks in boxed slipcase, October 2011, ISBN 978-0-7869-5861-0)

The Twilight Giants

By Troy Denning

The Twilight War

This series contains a trilogy of novels written by Paul S. Kemp, as well as an anthology of short stories written by various authors.

Unbroken Chain

By Jaleigh Johnson

War of the Spider Queen

By Richard Lee Byers, Thomas M. Reid, Richard Baker, Lisa Smedman, Philip Athans, and Paul S. Kemp. Supervising editor, R. A. Salvatore.

War of the Spider Queen was later reprinted in:

  • War of the Spider Queen Gift Set, Part I (books 1-3) (three paperbacks in boxed slipcase, September 2006, ISBN 978-0-7869-4186-5)
  • War of the Spider Queen Gift Set, Part II (books 4-6) (three paperbacks in boxed slipcase, September 2006, ISBN 978-0-7869-4307-4)
  • R.A. Salvatore's War of the Spider Queen, Volume I (books 1-3) (paperback, April 2012, ISBN 978-0-7869-5986-0)
  • R.A. Salvatore's War of the Spider Queen, Volume II (books 4-6) (paperback, May 2012, ISBN 978-0-7869-6028-6)

The Watercourse Trilogy

By Philip Athans

Ed Greenwood Presents Waterdeep

By Steven E. Schend, Jaleigh Johnson, Erik Scott de Bie, Rosemary Jones, Erin M. Evans and James P. Davis

Ed Greenwood Presents Waterdeep was later reprinted in:

The Wilds

By Jenna Helland, James P. Davis, Jak Koke, Mel Odom

The Wizards

By Steven E. Schend, James P. Davis, Bruce R. Cordell and Mark Sehestedt

The Year of Rogue Dragons

This series contains a trilogy of novels written by Richard Lee Byers, as well as two anthologies of short stories written by various authors. The series explores the ancient secrets of dragons and their society.[2]

The Year of Rogue Dragons trilogy was later reprinted as an omnibus in:

Other titles

Notable characters

The following individuals figure prominently in the lore of Faerûn, particularly in Forgotten Realms novels and RPG.

References

  1. http://fiction.charlesmoffat.com/
  2. Slavicsek, Bill; Baker, Rich; Grubb, Jeff (2006). Dungeons & Dragons For Dummies. For Dummies. p. 373. ISBN 978-0-7645-8459-6. Retrieved 2009-02-12.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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