Marion Zimmer Bradley

Marion Zimmer Bradley

This is a complete list of Marion Zimmer Bradley books in publication and chronological order, broken down by series or category. Marion Zimmer Bradley also writes as: Miriam Gardner, Morgan Ives and John Dexter.

Also writes as: Miriam Gardner, Morgan Ives and John Dexter.

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List of Darkover Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
The Planet Savers (With: Elisabeth Waters)
1962
2
10
The Sword of Aldones
1962
3
10
The Bloody Sun
1964
4
10
Star of Danger
1965
5
10
The Winds of Darkover
1970
6
10
The World Wreckers
1971
7
10
Darkover Landfall
1972
8
10
The Spell Sword
1974
9
10
The Heritage of Hastur
1975
10
10
The Shattered Chain
1976
11
10
The Forbidden Tower
1977
12
10
Stormqueen!
1978
13
10
Two to Conquer
1980
14
10
Sharra's Exile
1981
15
10
Hawkmistress!
1982
16
10
Thendara House
1983
17
10
City of Sorcery
1984
18
10
The Heirs of Hammerfell
1989
19
10
Rediscovery (With: Mercedes Lackey)
1993
20
10
Exile's Song
1996
21
10
The Shadow Matrix
1997
22
10
Traitor's Sun
1999
23
10
Zandru's Forge (With: Deborah J. Ross)
2003
24
10
A Flame in Hali (With: Deborah J. Ross)
2004
25
10
Hastur Lord (With: Deborah J. Ross)
2010
26
Death of Brendan Ensolare (By: Deborah Wheeler)
Death of Brendan Ensolare (By: Deborah Wheeler)
2011
27
10
The Children of Kings (With: Deborah J. Ross)
2013
28
10
Thunderlord (With: Deborah J. Ross)
2016
29
Ski the Hellers (By: Elisabeth Waters)
2020
30
The Laran Gambit (With: Deborah J. Ross)
2022
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List of Darkover Series in Chronological Order

#ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
10
Darkover Landfall
1972
2
10
Stormqueen!
1978
3
10
Thunderlord (With: Deborah J. Ross)
2016
4
10
Traitor's Sun
1999
5
10
Hawkmistress!
1982
6
10
The Heirs of Hammerfell
1989
7
10
Rediscovery (With: Mercedes Lackey)
1993
8
10
The Shattered Chain
1976
9
10
The Spell Sword
1974
10
10
The Forbidden Tower
1977
11
10
Thendara House
1983
12
10
City of Sorcery
1984
13
10
Star of Danger
1965
14
10
The Winds of Darkover
1970
15
10
The Bloody Sun
1964
16
10
The Heritage of Hastur
1975
17
The Planet Savers (With: Elisabeth Waters)
1962
18
10
Sharra's Exile
1981
19
10
The Sword of Aldones
1962
20
10
The World Wreckers
1971
21
10
Exile's Song
1996
22
10
The Shadow Matrix
1997
23
10
Two to Conquer
1980
24
10
Zandru's Forge (With: Deborah J. Ross)
2003
25
10
A Flame in Hali (With: Deborah J. Ross)
2004
26
10
Hastur Lord (With: Deborah J. Ross)
2010
27
10
The Children of Kings (With: Deborah J. Ross)
2013
28
Death of Brendan Ensolare (By: Deborah Wheeler)
Death of Brendan Ensolare (By: Deborah Wheeler)
2011
29
Ski the Hellers (By: Elisabeth Waters)
2020
30
The Laran Gambit (With: Deborah J. Ross)
2022
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List of Claire Moffatt/Occult Tales Books in Publication Order

List of Hunters Books in Publication Order (with Paul Edwin Zimmer)

List of Sixth Sense Books in Publication Order

List of Avalon Books in Publication Order

List of Avalon Series in Chronological Order

List of Web Of Light Books in Publication Order

List of Trillium Books in Publication Order

List of Light Books in Publication Order

List of Glenraven Books in Publication Order (with Holly Lisle)

List of Standalone Novels in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
10
Year of the Big Thaw
1954
2
Falcons of Narebedla
1957
3
Seven from the Stars
1961
4
The Door Through Space
1961
5
I am a Lesbian
1962
6
The Strange Women ( As: Miriam Gardner)
The Strange Women ( As: Miriam Gardner)
1962
7
The Colors of Space
1963
8
My Sister, My Love ( As: Miriam Gardner)
My Sister, My Love ( As: Miriam Gardner)
1963
9
Spare Her Heaven / Anything Goes ( As: Morgan Ives)
1963
10
Twilight Lovers ( As: Miriam Gardner)
Twilight Lovers ( As: Miriam Gardner)
1964
11
Castle Terror
1965
12
No Adam for Eve ( As: John Dexter)
No Adam for Eve ( As: John Dexter)
1966
13
Knives of Desire ( As: Morgan Ives)
Knives of Desire ( As: Morgan Ives)
1966
14
Souvenir of Monique
1967
15
Bluebeard's Daughter
1968
16
The Brass Dragon
1969
17
The Endless Voyage / The Endless Universe
1975
18
Can Ellen Be Saved?
1975
19
Drums of Darkness
1976
20
The Ruins of Isis / Haunted Spaceship
1977
21
The Catch Trap
1979
22
The House Between The Worlds
1980
23
Survey Ship
1980
24
Night's Daughter
1985
25
Warrior Woman
1985
26
6
The Firebrand
1987
27
7.5
Tiger Burning Bright (With: Mercedes Lackey, Andre Norton)
1995

List of Lythande Short Stories/Novellas in Publication Order

List of Short Stories/Novellas in Publication Order (with Vonda N. McIntyre)

List of Short Story Collections in Publication Order

List of Non-Fiction Books in Publication Order

List of Sword and Sorceress Anthologies in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
6
Sword and Sorceress XXI (By: Diana L. Paxson)
2004
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List of Thieves' World Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
8.6
Thieves' World (By: Lynn Abbey, Robert Asprin)
1979
2
8.3
Tales from the Vulgar Unicorn (By: Lynn Abbey, Robert Asprin)
1980
3
8.31981
4
8
Storm Season (By: Lynn Abbey, Robert Asprin)
1982
5
9
The Face of Chaos (By: Lynn Abbey, Robert Asprin)
1983
6
8.7
Wings of Omen (By: Lynn Abbey, Robert Asprin)
1984
7
9
The Dead of Winter ( By: Robert Asprin)
1985
8
8.7
Soul of the City (By: Lynn Abbey, Robert Asprin)
1986
9
9.3
Blood Ties (By: Lynn Abbey, Robert Asprin)
1986
10
Shadowspawn (By: Andrew J. Offutt)
Shadowspawn (By: Andrew J. Offutt)
1987
11
8.7
Aftermath (By: Lynn Abbey, Robert Asprin)
1987
12
10
Uneasy Alliances (By: Robert Asprin)
1988
13
10
Stealers' Sky (By: Lynn Abbey, Robert Asprin)
1989
14
10
Sanctuary ( By: Lynn Abbey)
2002
15
102002
16
10
Enemies of Fortune (By: C.J. Cherryh, Jody Lynn Nye, Mickey Zucker Reichert, Lynn Abbey, Robin Wayne Bailey, Jeff Grubb, Selina Rosen, Andrew Offutt, Diana Paxson)
Enemies of Fortune (By: C.J. Cherryh, Jody Lynn Nye, Mickey Zucker Reichert, Lynn Abbey, Robin Wayne Bailey, Jeff Grubb, Selina Rosen, Andrew Offutt, Diana Paxson)
2004
17
Thieves' World: Player's Manual (By: James Ryman)
2005
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List of Clingfire Books in Publication Order (with Deborah J. Ross)

List of Children of Kings Books in Publication Order (with Deborah J. Ross)

List of Darkover Books in Publication Order (with Mercedes Lackey)

List of Marion Zimmer Bradley Anthologies in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
If This Goes On
1965
2
Demon Lovers and Strange Seductions
1971
3
Algol The Magazine About Science Fiction - Winter 1977 / 1978
1977
4
The Keeper's Price - Darkover Anthologies
1980
5
8.3
Shadows of Sanctuary
1981
6
Sword of Chaos - Darkover Anthologies
1982
7
Greyhaven
1983
8
6
Sword and Sorceress
1984
9
Moonsinger's Friends: An Anthology in Honor of Andre Norton
1985
10
6
Sword and Sorceress II
1985
11
Free Amazons of Darkover - Darkover Anthologies
1985
12
Sword and Sorceress III
1986
13
Worlds Apart
1986
14
6
Sword and Sorceress IV
1987
15
The Other Side of the Mirror - Darkover Anthologies
1987
16
Red Sun of Darkover - Darkover Anthologies
1987
17
6
Sword and Sorceress V
1988
18
10
Four Moons of Darkover - Darkover Anthologies
1988
19
10
Spell Singers
1988
20
Spells of Wonder
1989
21
10
Domains of Darkover - Darkover Anthologies
1990
22
6
Sword and Sorceress VI
1990
23
8
Sword and Sorceress VII
1990
24
Renunciates of Darkover
1991
25
6
Sword and Sorceress VIII
1991
26
Leroni of Darkover
1991
27
6
Sword and Sorceress IX
1992
28
6
Sword and Sorceress X
1993
29
Towers of Darkover
1993
30
10
Darkover
1993
31
Snows of Darkover
1994
32
6
Sword and Sorceress XI
1994
33
The Best of Marion Zimmer Bradley's Fantasy Magazine
1994
34
6
Sword and Sorceress XII
1995
35
Excalibur
1995
36
The Best of Marion Zimmer Bradley Fantasy Magazine, Volume 2
1995
37
8
Sword and Sorceress XIII
1996
38
Space Opera
1996
39
8
Sword and Sorceress XIV
1997
40
8
Sword and Sorceress XV
1998
41
Marion Zimmer Bradley's Fantasy Worlds
1998
42
The Chronicles of the Round Table
1999
43
6
Sword and Sorceress XVI
1999
44
6
Sword and Sorceress XVII
2000
45
6
Sword and Sorceress XVIII
2001
46
6
Sword and Sorceress XIX
2002
47
8
Sword and Sorceress XX
2003
48
Lesbian Pulp Fiction
2005
49
Music of Darkover
2013
50
Lieu: Science Fiction Short Stories
2015
51
Science Fiction Gems, Volume 9
2015
52
Written in the Stars: Science Fiction Stories by Women, 1930-1962
2022
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Marion Zimmer Bradley: Biography

Marion Zimmer Bradley (Marion Eleanor Zimmer Bradley) was born on June 3rd, 1930. Marion Zimmer passed away September 25th, 1999 at 69 years old. Marion Zimmer Bradley was born in Albany, New York, USA.

Marion Zimmer Bradley was the author of the Darkover series which consists of 30 novels. The Darkover series started in 1962 with the novel The Planet Savers. The most recently released novel in the Darkover series was The Laran Gambit which was released in 2022. There are no upcoming novels for the Darkover series.

Marion Zimmer Bradley: Awards & Accolades

Marion Zimmer Bradley won the World Fantasy Award, Life Achievement, in 2000.

Marion Zimmer Bradley books have been nominated for multiple awards, The Sword of Aldones was nominated for the Hugo Award, Best Novel, in 1963. The Forbidden Tower was nominated for the Hugo Award, Best Novel, in 1978. The Mists of Avalon was nominated for the Mythopoeic Award, Fantasy Award, in 1983. The Chronicles of the Round Table was nominated for the British Fantasy Award, Best Anthology, in 1998. Priestess of Avalon was nominated for the Audie Award, Best Fiction, in 2002.

Marion Zimmer Bradley: Author Insights

The highest rated book by Marion Zimmer Bradley on Book Notification is The Mists of Avalon, the 1st novel in the Avalon series.

The most read book by Marion Zimmer Bradley on Book Notification is The Mists of Avalon, the 1st novel in the Avalon series.

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  4. Ray Bradbury, author of the novel: Fahrenheit 451.
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Marion Zimmer Bradley: F.A.Q

When was Marion Zimmer Bradley Born?

Marion Zimmer Bradley was born on June 3rd, 1930.

When did Marion Zimmer Bradley die?

Marion Zimmer Bradley died on September 25th, 1999 at 69 years old.

Where was Marion Zimmer Bradley Born?

Marion Zimmer Bradley was born in Albany, New York, USA.

What awards has Marion Zimmer Bradley won?

Marion Zimmer Bradley has won the following awards: Life Achievement at the World Fantasy Award (2000).

What was the first book Marion Zimmer Bradley wrote?

The first novel written by Marion Zimmer Bradley was Year of the Big Thaw, published in 1954.

What was the most recent book Marion Zimmer Bradley wrote?

Her most recently released work was Phoenix (a short story) on December 18th, 2023.

How many books has Marion Zimmer Bradley written?

Marion Zimmer Bradley has written 94 books across 22 series.
  • 28 books in the Darkover Series
  • 3 books in the Claire Moffatt/Occult Tales Series
  • 2 books in the Hunters Series
  • 1 book in the Sixth Sense Series
  • 4 books in the Avalon Series
  • 3 books in the Web Of Light Series
  • 2 books in the Trillium Series
  • 4 books in the Light Series
  • 2 books in the Glenraven Series
  • 27 Standalone Novels
  • 6 Lythande Short Stories/Novellas
  • 3 Short Stories/Novellas
  • 4 Short Story Collections
  • 3 Non-Fiction Books
  • 3 books in the Clingfire Series
  • 3 books in the Children of Kings Series
  • 1 book in the Darkover Series

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