R.A. Salvatore is an American author of science fiction and fantasy novels, including his DemonWars Saga, the Forgotten Realms series and a few Star Wars novels. His most famous character is Drizzt Do’Urden from the Forgotten Realms series. Salvatore got into fantasy after reading The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien. He is well known for very in-depth and intense battles sequences that come from his time working as a bouncer.

R.A. Salvatore wrote his first manuscript in 1982, which was titled Echoes of the Fourth Magic, which was not published until 1990. He made his literary debut in 1988 with his first Icewind Dale book, The Crystal Shard. Below is a list of Robert Anthony Salvatore’s books in order of when they were originally published (and in chronological order when necessary):

Publication Order of Icewind Dale Books


The Crystal Shard(1988) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Streams of Silver(1989) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Halfling's Gem(1990) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Dark Elf Books


Homeland(1990) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Exile(1990) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Sojourn(1991) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Cleric Quintet Books


Canticle(1991) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
In Sylvan Shadows(1992) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Night Masks(1992) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Fallen Fortress(1993) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Chaos Curse(1994) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Legacy Of The Drow Books


The Legacy(1992) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Starless Night(1993) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Siege of Darkness(1994) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Passage to Dawn(1996) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Paths Of Darkness Books


The Silent Blade(1998) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Spine of the World(1999) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Servant of the Shard(2000) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Sea of Swords(2001) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of The Sellswords Books


Servant of the Shard(2000) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Promise of the Witch King(2005) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Road of the Patriarch(2006) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Hunter’s Blades Books


The Thousand Orcs(2002) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Lone Drow(2003) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Two Swords(2004) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Transitions Books


The Orc King(2007) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Pirate King(2008) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Ghost King(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Stone Of Tymora Books


Stowaway(2008) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Shadowmask(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Sentinels(2010) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Neverwinter Books


Gauntlgrym(2010) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Neverwinter(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Charon's Claw(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Last Threshold(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Chronological Order of Forgotten Worlds Books

The chronological order of the Forgotten Worlds books is the same as the publication order, with one exception. The only exception is The Dark Elf Trilogy preceeding The Icewind Dale Trilogy.

Publication Order of Spearwielder’s Tale Books


The Woods Out Back(1993) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Dragon's Dagger(1994) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dragonslayer's Return(1995) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Saga Of The First King Books


The Highwayman(2004) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Ancient(2008) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Dame(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Bear(2010) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of DemonWars Saga Books


The Demon Awakens(1997) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Demon Spirit(1998) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Demon Apostle(1999) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Mortalis(2000) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Ascendance(2001) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Transcendence(2002) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Immortalis(2003) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Chronicles Of Ynis Aielle Books


Echoes of the Fourth Magic(1990) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Witch's Daughter(1991) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Bastion of Darkness(2000) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Crimson Shadow Books


The Sword of Bedwyr(1994) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Luthien's Gamble(1996) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Dragon King(1996) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Star Wars Books


Vector Prime(2000) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones(2002) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Sundering Books


The Companions(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Companions Codex Books


Night of the Hunter(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Rise of the King(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Standalone Novels


Tarzan: The Epic Adventures(1996) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Short Story Collections


Dragons: Worlds Afire(2006) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Graphic Novels


Spooks, Volume 1(2008) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Game Books


The Accursed Tower(1999) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books


The Guide to Writing Fantasy and Science Fiction(2010) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Notes: The Stone of Tymora series is co-authored by Geno Salvatore. Dragons: Worlds Afire also contains stories by Keith Baker, Tracy Hickman, Scott McGough and Margaret Weis. The non-fiction book The Guide to Writing Fantasy and Science Fiction is written by Philip Athans but contains an original story and other contributions by R.A. Salvatore.

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