Witch World is a series of high fantasy/romance novels by American author Andre Norton. The series is set in a parallel universe where magic is a part of society that is performed by female virgins. When a woman loses her virginity, she loses her power.

Andre Norton’s Witch World series is broken down into three cycles – the Estcarp Cycle, the High Halleck Cycle and the Turning. The Estcarp Cycle begins with Witch World, published in 1963. It ended in 2005 with The Duke’s Ballad. There are 10 novels in the cycle. The High Halleck Cycle began in 1965 with Year of the Unicorn and ended in 2005 with Silver May Tarnish, the 11th novel in the cycle. The Turning began in 1991 with Storms of Victory in 1991 and ended in 1996 with The Warding of Witch World, the sixth novel of the cycle. Below is a list of Andre Norton’s Witch World books in order of when they were originally released, sorted by cycle:

Publication Order of Witch World: Estcarp Cycle Books


Witch World(1963) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Web of the Witch World(1964) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Three Against the Witch World(1965) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Warlock of the Witch World(1967) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Sorceress of the Witch World(1968) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Trey of Swords(1977) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Ware Hawk(1983) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Gate of the Cat(1987) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Ciara's Song(1998) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Duke's Ballad(2005) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Witch World: High Halleck Cycle Books


Year of the Unicorn(1965) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Crystal Gryphon(1972) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Spell of the Witch World(1972) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Jargoon Pard(1974) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Zarsthor's Bane(1978) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Gryphon in Glory(1981) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Horn Crown(1981) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Gryphon's Eyrie(1984) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Were-Wrath(1989) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Songsmith(1992) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Silver May Tarnish(2005) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Witch World: The Turning Books


Storms of Victory(1991) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Flight of Vengeance(1992) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
On Wings of Magic(1994) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Key of the Keplian(1995) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Magestone(1996) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Warding of Witch World(1996) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Witch World Anthologies


Lore of the Witch World(1980) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Tales of the Witch World 1(1987) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Tales of the Witch World 2(1988) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Four from the Witch World(1989) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Tales of the Witch World 3(1990) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Notes: Ciara’s Song, The Duke’s Ballad, Silver May Tarnish and The Key of the Keplian were written with Lyn McConchie. Gryphon’s Eyrie and Songsmith were written with A.C. Crispin. Storms of Victory was co-authored by Pauline M. Griffin. Flight of Vengeance was co-authored by P.M. Griffin and Mary H. Schaub. On Wings of Magic was co-authored with Patricia Matthews and Sasha Miller. The Magestone was written alongside Mary H. Schaub.

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