Fritz Leiber (1910-1992) was an American novelist of fantasy, horror and science fiction. In addition to being an author, Leiber was also a poet, actor, playwright, chess player and a champion fencer. He is considered to be one of the fathers of Sword and Sorcery fantasy, along with Robert E. Howard and Michael Moorcock. He is best known for his Fafhrd and the Gray Mouser series.

Fritz Leiber made his debut as a novelist in 1943 with the novel Gather, Darkness!. Below is a list of Fritz Leiber’s books in order of when they were first released:

Publication Order of Fafhrd and the Gray Mouser Books

The Swords of Lankhmar (1968)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Swords in the Mist (1968)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Swords Against Wizardry (1968)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Swords and Deviltry (1970)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Swords Against Death (1970)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Swords and Ice Magic (1977)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Knight and Knave of Swords (1988)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Swords Against the Shadowlands (By: Robin Wayne Bailey) (1994)Description / Buy at Amazon.com

Chronological Order of Fafhrd and the Gray Mouser Books

Swords and Deviltry(1970)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Swords Against Death(1970)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Swords in the Mist(1968)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Swords Against Wizardry(1968)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Swords of Lankhmar(1968)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Swords and Ice Magic(1977)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Knight and Knave of Swords(1988)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Swords Against the Shadowlands (By: Robin Wayne Bailey)(1994)Description / Buy at Amazon.com

Publication Order of Fafhrd and the Gray Mouser Graphic Novels

Ill Met in Lankhmar (With: Howard Chaykin) (1990)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Circle Curse/The Howling Tower (With: Howard Chaykin) (1991)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Fritz Leiber's Fafhrd and the Gray Mouser (With: Howard Chaykin) (2007)Description / Buy at Amazon.com

Publication Order of Change War Books

The Big Time - Includes No Great Magic! (1958)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Big Time (1958)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Changewar (1983)Description / Buy at Amazon.com

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

Gather, Darkness! (1943)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Conjure Wife (1943)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Destiny Times Three (1945)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Sinful Ones (1950)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Green Millennium (1953)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Silver Eggheads (1961)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Wanderer (1964)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
A Specter Is Haunting Texas (1968)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Our Lady of Darkness (1977)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Rime Isle (1977)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
No Truce with Kings & Ship of Shadows (With: Poul Anderson) (1989)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Dealings of Daniel Kesserich (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon.com

Publication Order of Short Stories/Novellas

Coming Attraction (1950)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Moon Is Green (1952)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
What's He Doing in There? (1957)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Bread Overhead (1958)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Night of the Long Knives (1960)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
No Great Magic (1963)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Gonna Roll the Bones (1967)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Belsen Express (1975)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Dark Wings (1978)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Button Molder (1979)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Last Letter (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Dead Man (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Mariana (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Claws from the Night (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Yesterday House (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Nice Girl with 5 Husbands (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon.com

Publication Order of Short Story Collections

Night's Black Agents (1947)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
A Pail of Air (1951)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Night Monsters (1953)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Big Time / The Mind Spider and Other Stories (1961)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Creature from Cleveland Depths (1962)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Shadows With Eyes (1962)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Ships to the Stars (1964)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Night of the Wolf (1966)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Secret Songs (1968)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Book of Fritz Leiber (1974)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Best of Fritz Leiber (1974)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Second Book of Fritz Leiber (1975)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Worlds of Fritz Leiber (1976)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Heroes and Horrors (1978)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Ervool (1980)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Ship of Shadows (1982)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Mystery of the Japanese Clock (1982)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Ghost Light (1984)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Bazaar of the Bizarre (1984)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Leiber Chronicles: Fifty Years of Fritz Leiber (1990)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Dark Ladies (1991)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Gummitch and Friends (1992)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Kreativity for Kats and Other Feline Fantasies (1992)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Black Gondolier (1998)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Selected Stories (2001)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Smoke Ghost (2002)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Smoke Ghost& Other Apparitions (2002)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Day Dark, Night Bright (2002)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Horrible Imaginings (2004)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Creature from Cleveland Depths and Other Tales (2007)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Poor Superman and Others (2009)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Strange Wonders (2010)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Horror Gems, Vol. Two (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Science Fiction Collection 001 (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Night of the Long Knives and Other Works (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Science Fiction Collection 002 (With: Kurt Vonnegut Jr.) (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Lords of Quarmall / The Beacon to Elsewhere (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Snakes & Spiders (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Hatchery of Dreams (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Moon Is Green and Other Tales (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Frost Monstreme (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Fritz Leiber (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Bullet with His Name and Other Tales (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
A Hitch in Space and Other Tales (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Science Fiction Archive #2 (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon.com

Publication Order of The Hugo Winners Books

(with Anne McCaffrey, Isaac Asimov, Harlan Ellison, Robert Silverberg, Poul Anderson, Philip Jose Farmer, Samuel R. Delany)

1973 (By: Isaac Asimov) (1979)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
1976 - 1979 (By: Isaac Asimov) (1985)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
1980 - 1982 (By: Isaac Asimov) (1986)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
1986-1988 (By: Isaac Asimov) (1990)Description / Buy at Amazon.com

Publication Order of The Golden Age of Science Fiction Books

The Golden Age of Science Fiction - Volume VI (By: Robert Sheckley) (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Golden Age of Science Fiction - Volume IV (By: Robert Sheckley) (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Golden Age of Science Fiction - Volume X (With: James Blish,Poul Anderson,Clifford D. Simak,Harry Harrison,Roger Dee,Anthony Gilmore,Robert Hoskins,Richard Rein Smith) (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon.com

Publication Order of Anthologies

Swords & Sorcery(1963)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Galaxy Science Fiction, December 1963(1963)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Best of Science Fiction: No. 10(1964)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
If This Goes On(1965)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Eighth Galaxy Reader(1965)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Science Fiction Oddities(1966)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Dangerous Visions(1967)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Backdrop of Stars(1968)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
On Our Way to the Future(1970)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Swords Against Tomorrow(1970)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Nebula Award 6(1972)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
More Stories from the Hugo Winners, Vol. 2(1973)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Fantastic Stories Special - 1975 Sword & Sorcery Annual(1975)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Weird Heroes Volume 1(1975)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Six Science Fiction Plays(1975)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Disciples of Cthulhu(1976)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Year's Best Horror Stories: Series IV(1976)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Late Great Future(1976)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Whispers(1977)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Year's Best Horror Stories: Series V(1977)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Rod Serling's Other Worlds(1978)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Arbor House Treasury of Modern Science Fiction(1980)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Death(1982)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Fear Itself: The Horror Fiction of Stephen King(1982)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Laughing Space: An Anthology of Science Fiction Humor(1982)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Great Fantasy(1983)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Year's Best Fantasy Stories 10(1984)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Great Tales of Fantasy and Science Fiction(1985)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Barbarians(1986)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Terry's Universe: Science fiction's finest writers join in honoring the memory of Terry Carr(1987)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Rod Serling's Night Gallery Reader(1987)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Robert Adams' Book of Alternate Worlds(1987)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Mammoth Book of Fantasy All-Time Greats(1988)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Tales of the Occult(1989)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Horror Hall of Fame(1991)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Cats in Space... and Other Places(1992)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
100 Hair-Raising Little Horror Stories(1993)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
100 Wild Little Weird Tales(1994)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
100 Astounding Little Alien Stories(1996)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
100 Twisted Little Tales of Torment(1998)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The SFWA Grand Masters 1(1999)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Armageddons(1999)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Space Soldiers(2001)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
In Lands That Never Were(2004)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The World Turned Upside Down(2005)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Cat Tales: Fantastic Feline Fiction(2007)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Time Crime & Fourteen Other SciFi Classics from the 30's to the 60's(2009)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Favorite Science Fiction Stories, Volume 2(2010)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Wesleyan Anthology of Science Fiction(2010)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Science Fiction Collection 002(2011)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Science Fiction Gems, Volume Four, Jack Sharkey and Others(2012)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Wildside Book of Fantasy(2012)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Book of Cthulhu II(2012)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Mammoth Book of Time Travel SF(2013)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Lieu: Science Fiction Short Stories(2015)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Best of Galaxy, Volume Two(2016)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Golden Age of Science Fiction - Volume X(2018)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Blood Is Not Enough(2019)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Lovecraft Mythos New & Classic Collection(2020)Description / Buy at Amazon.com

Notes: Gonna Roll the Bones is written by David Wiesner, based on a story by Fritz Leiber. Lords of Quarmall & Beacon to Elsewhere was co-authored with with Harry Fischer. Science Fiction Collection 001 was co-authored with Harry Harrison. Science Fiction Collection 002 was co-authored with Kurt Vonnegut. The Sinful Ones was also published under the title You’re All Alone. Farewell to Lankhmar was later re-titled The Knight and Knave of Swords. Swords Against the Shadowland was co-authored by Robin W. Bailey.

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