Richard A Knaak
Richard A. Knaak is an American author of fantasy novels. He is the creator of the Dragonrealm series, but has also has written novels for the Dragonlance, Diablo, Warcraft and Age of Conan series. Knaak studied chemistry and rhetoric at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, earning his Bachelor’s degree in 1984. Following that, he worked in warehouse, wrote resumes and worked as an office clerk before becoming a full-time writer in 1988. Knaak became interested in science fiction and fantasy after reading Storm Over Warlock by Andre Norton, while he counts Roger Zelazny, Edgar Rice Burroughs and Edgar Allan Poe as his influences and Robert E. Howard, Glen Cook, Harry Turtledove, Laurell K. Hamilton, Harry Harrison and Robert J. Sawyer as some of his favourites. He splits his time living between Illinois and Arkansas.

Richard A. Knaak became a published novelist in 1988 with the Dragonlance novel The Legend of Huma. Below is a list of Richard A. Knaak’s books in order of when they were first published:

Publication Order of Dragonlance: Heroes Books


The Legend of Huma(1988) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Dragonrealm Books


Ice Dragon(1989) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Firedrake(1990) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Wolfhelm(1990) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Shadow Steed(1990) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Crystal Dragon(1993) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Dragon Crown(1994) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Horse King(1997) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Dragonlance: Heroes II Books


Kaz, The Minotaur(1990) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Dragonrealm: Origin of Dragonrealm Books


The Shrouded Realm(1991) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Children of the Drake(1991) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dragon Tome(1992) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Dragonlance: Tales II Books


The Reign of Istar(1992) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The War of the Lance(1992) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of City Of Shadows Trilogy Books


King of the Grey(1993) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Frostwing(1995) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dutchman(1996) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Dragonlance: Lost Histories Books


Land of the Minotaurs(1995) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Dragonlance: Chaos War Books


Reavers of the Blood Sea(1999) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Shattered Light Books


Ruby Flames(1999) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Dragonlance: Classics Books


The Citadel (2000) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of World Of Warcraft Books


Day of the Dragon(2008) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Night of the Dragon(2008) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Stormrage(2010) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Wolfheart(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Diablo Books


Legacy of Blood(2001) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Kingdom of Shadow(2002) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Moon of the Spider(2006) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Dragonlance: Minotaur Wars Books


Night of Blood(2003) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Tides of Blood(2004) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Empire of Blood(2005) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Warcraft: War Of The Ancients Books


The Well of Eternity(2004) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Demon Soul(2004) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Sundering(2005) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Ancients Archive(2007) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Warcraft: The Sunwell Trilogy Books


Dragon Hunt(2005) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Shadows of Ice(2006) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Ghostlands (with Kim Jae-hwan)(2007) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Age Of Conan Books


The Eye of Charon(2006) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Silent Enemy(2006) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Age Of Conan: A Soldier’s Quest Books


The God in the Moon(2006) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Diablo: The Sin War Books


Birthright(2006) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Scales of the Serpent(2007) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Veiled Prophet(2007) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Dragonlance: Ogre Titans Books


Black Talon(2007) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Fire Rose(2008) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Gargoyle King(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Legends Of The Dragonrealm Books


Legends of the Dragonrealm(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Legends of the Dragonrealm, Vol. II(2010) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Shade(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Knight In Shadow Trilogy Books


Dragon Mound(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Dragonrealm: The Turning War Books


Dragon Master(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Gryphon Mage(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Horned Blade(2015) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Gryphon Mage Pt. I(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Turning War: The Gryphon Mage Pt. II(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Gryphon Mage Pt. III(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Gryphon Mage Pt. IV(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Horned Blade Pt. I(2015) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Horned Blade Pt. II(2015) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Horned Blade Pt. III(2015) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Horned Blade Pt. IV(2015) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of World Of Warcraft: Dawn Of The Aspects Books


World of Warcraft: Dawn of the Aspects: Part I(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
World of Warcraft: Dawn of the Aspects: Part II(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
World of Warcraft: Dawn of the Aspects: Part III(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
World of Warcraft: Dawn of the Aspects: Part IV(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
World of Warcraft: Dawn of the Aspects: Part V(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Standalone Novels


The Janus Mask(1995) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Beastmaster: Myth(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Black City Saint(2016) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Graphic Novels


Warcraft: Dragons of Outland Volume 1(2010) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Hound(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Anthologies


Superheroes(1995) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Omnibus Books


City of Shadows: King of the Grey / Frostwing / Dutchman(2016) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Legends of the Dragonrealm, Vol. III(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Legends of the Dragonrealm, Vol. IV(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Notes: The novel Beastmaster: Myth was written with Sylvio Tabet. The Dragonlance: Tales II series was written with Tracy Hickman, Margaret Weis and Michael Williams. Warcraft: Dragons of Outland, Volume 1 and Ghostlands were written with Jae-Hwan Kim.

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Richard A. Knaak Synopsis:L Kaz the Minotaur by Richard A. Knaak is part of the Dragonlance series. After the defeat of the Dark Queen and the death of Huma Dragonbane, the most famous of the Knights of Solamnia, Kaz, the renegade minotaur, wanders throughout Krynn, telling the true tale of the land’s most legendary hero, stalked by his enemies – a haunted soul, an outcast, a hero. But when Kaz learns about the rumors of evil incidents, he returns to warn the Knights of Solamnia – and is sent deep into a dark nightmare of magic, danger and deja-vu.


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