Charles de Lint is a Canadian author of fantasy novels. He writes the Newford series (among other series). He has also written horror novels as Samuel M. Key. Charles writes books for adults, young adults and children. He spent his late 20s and early 30s working in a record store, then playing with a Celtic band during the weekends. He began writing in 1983 and has been writing full-time since that time. Aside from writing, he is also a musician, songwriter, artist, performer and folklorist. Charles lives in Ottawa, Ontario with his wife (and manager), MaryAnn Harris.

Charles de Lint made his debut as a published author in 1984 with the novels The Riddle of the Wren and Moonheart. Below is a list of Charles de Lint’s books in order of when they were first released:

Publication Order of Moonheart Books

Moonheart(1984) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Ascian in Rose(1986) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Westlin Wind(1989) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Ghostwood(1990) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Spiritwalk(1992) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Cerin Songweaver Books

The Harp of the Grey Rose(1985) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Ghosts of Wind and Shadow(1990) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Jack Of Kinrowan Books

Jack the Giant Killer(1987) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Drink Down the Moon(1990) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Philip Jose Farmer’s The Dungeon Books

The Valley of Thunder(1989) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Hidden City(1990) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Dragonflight Books

The Dreaming Place(1990) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Newford Books

Dreams Underfoot(1993) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Memory and Dream(1994) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Ivory and the Horn(1995) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Trader(1997) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Someplace to Be Flying(1998) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Moonlight and Vines(1999) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Forests of the Heart(2000) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Onion Girl(2001) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Tapping the Dream Tree(2002) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Hour Before Dawn(2005) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Widdershins(2006) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Muse and Reverie(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Newford Stories: Crow Girls(2015) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Brian Froud’s Faerielands Books

The Wild Wood(1994) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Wildlings Books

Under My Skin(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Over My Head(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Out Of This World(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

The Riddle of the Wren(1984) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Mulengro(1985) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Yarrow(1986) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Greenmantle(1988) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Wolf Moon(1988) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Svaha(1989) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Angel of Darkness(1990) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Uncle Dobbins Parrot Fair(1991) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Little Country(1991) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Our Lady of the Harbour(1991) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
From a Whisper to a Scream(1992) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Wishing Well(1993) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Into the Green(1993) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
I'll Be Watching You(1994) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Buffalo Man(1999) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Road to Lisdoonvarna(2001) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Seven Wild Sisters(2002) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Spirits in the Wires(2003) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Medicine Road(2004) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Blue Girl(2004) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Little (Grrl) Lost(2007) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Promises to Keep(2007) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dingo(2008) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Mystery of Grace(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Eyes Like Leaves(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Painted Boy(2010) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Cats of Tanglewood Forest(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Jodi and the Witch of Bodbury(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Wind in His Heart(2017) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Short Stories/Novellas

Timeskip(1989) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Paperjack(1990) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Where Desert Spirits Crowd the Night(1995) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Old Man Crow(2007) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Yellow Dog(2008) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Butter Spirit's Tithe(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Companions to the Moon(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Crow Roads(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dharma(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
That Was Radio Clash(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dog Boys(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Jack in the Green(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Riding Shotgun(2015) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Somewhere in My Mind There is a Painting Box(2016) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Short Story Collections

Hedgework and Guessery(1991) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Triskell Tales(1993) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Waifs and Strays(2002) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Handful of Coppers(2003) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Quicksilver and Shadow(2005) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Triskell Tales 2(2005) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
What the Mouse Found(2008) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Woods and Waters Wild(2008) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Very Best of Charles de Lint(2010) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Picture Books

A Circle of Cats(2003) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Chapter Books

This Moment(2005) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price


Notes: Angel of Darkness, From a Whisper to a Scream, and I’ll Be Watching You were written as Samuel M. Key. The Wild Wood was written with Brian Froud.

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