The Chronicles of the Black Company is an epic fantasy series by American novelist Glen Cook. The Black Company is a gritty fantasy series about an elite group of mercenaries. The series is most appreciated by those who have been in the service, due to the realistic characterizations.

The Black Company series began in 1984 with the title novel. The series is actually divided up into multiple sub-series: Books of the North (first three), Barrowlands (The Silver Spike), Books of the South (Shadow Games and Dreams of Steel) and Books of the Glittering Stone (Bleak Seasons through Soldiers Live). The series is currently ongoing. Below is a list of Glen Cook’s The Black Company books in order of when they were originally published (which is also their chronology):

Publication Order of The Black Company Books


The Black Company(1984) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Shadows Linger(1984) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The White Rose(1985) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Silver Spike(1989) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Shadow Games(1989) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dreams of Steel(1990) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Bleak Seasons(1996) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
She is the Darkness(1997) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Water Sleeps(1999) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Soldiers Live(2000) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

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