Order of James Asher Books
James Asher is the protagonist in a series of historical/urban fantasy novels by American novelist Barbara Hambly. Dr. James Asher is a former spy for Queen Victoria who has retired into private life. In order to save his wife’s life from a vampire named Don Simon, he takes a job hunting vampires. The series is also known as the Vampire series.
Barbara Hambly began her James Asher series in 1988 with the novel Those Who Hunt the Night. After a 15 year hiatus following Traveling with the Dead, Hambly resurrected this series with the 2010 novel Blood Maidens. The series is currently ongoing. Below is a list of Barbara Hambly’s James Asher books in order of when they were originally published (which is the same as their chronological order):
Publication Order of James Asher Books
|Those Who Hunt the Night||(1988)|
|Traveling with the Dead||(1995)|
|The Magistrates of Hell||(2012)|
|The Kindred of Darkness||(2013)|
|Darkness on His Bones||(2015)|
Note: Immortal Blood was also published as Those Who Hunt the Night.
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James Asher/Vampire Synopsis: In Those Who Hunt the Night by Barbara Hambly (book 1 of the series), James Asher is a former Secret Service agent who has fought for his country on every continent. Now he is retired and married, living a much quieter life as an Oxford academic. That is until a Spanish vampire named Don Simon Ysidro, the oldest vampire in London, threatens his wife’s life in order to get Dr. Asher to assist him in finding a vampire killer.