The Ashes series is a series of spy/action thrillers by American author William W. Johnstone. The series is set following a nuclear war between the USA, Russia and China, focusing on a reluctant leader of a group of rebels named General Ben Raines.

The Ashes series began in 1983 with the novel Out of the Ashes and lasted 34 novels until Escape from the Ashes in 2003. So far, J.A. Johnstone has yet to revive this series. Below is a list of William W. Johnstone’s Ashes books in order of when they were first published (which is also their chronological order):

Publication Order of Ashes Books


Out of the Ashes(1983) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Fire in the Ashes(1984) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Anarchy in the Ashes(1985) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Blood in the Ashes(1985) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Alone in the Ashes(1985) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Wind in the Ashes(1986) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Smoke from the Ashes(1987) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Danger in the Ashes(1988) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Valor in the Ashes(1988) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Trapped in the Ashes(1988) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Death in the Ashes(1990) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Survival in the Ashes(1990) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Fury in the Ashes(1991) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Courage in the Ashes(1991) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Terror in the Ashes(1992) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Vengeance in the Ashes(1993) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Battle in the Ashes(1993) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Flames from the Ashes(1993) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Treason in the Ashes(1994) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
D-Day in the Ashes(1994) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Betrayal in the Ashes(1996) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Chaos in the Ashes(1996) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Slaughter in the Ashes(1997) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Judgment in the Ashes(1997) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Ambush in the Ashes(1998) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Triumph in the Ashes(1998) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Hatred in the Ashes(1999) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Standoff in the Ashes(1999) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Crisis in the Ashes(1999) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Tyranny in the Ashes(2000) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Warriors from the Ashes(2001) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Destiny in the Ashes(2001) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Enemy in the Ashes(2002) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Escape from the Ashes(2003) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

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