Garth Nix
Garth Nix is an Australian author of children’s and young adult fantasy novels. He writes the Old Kingdom, Seventh Tower and Keys to the Kingdom, as well as the Troubletwisters series (with Sean Williams). Aside from being an author, Garth has worked in several capacities in the literary field, including as a bookseller, book sales representative, publicist, editor, marketing consultant and literary agent. He also spent five years as a part-time soldier in the Australian Army Reserve. Garth lives in Sydney, Australia with his wife and children.

Garth Nix became a published author in 1991 with the novel The Ragwitch. He became a full-time novelist in 2001. Below is a list of Garth Nix’s books in order of when they were originally published:

Publication Order of Old Kingdom Books

Sabriel (1995)Amazon US | Amazon UK
Lirael (2001)Amazon US | Amazon UK
Abhorsen (2003)Amazon US | Amazon UK
The Creature in the Case (2005)Amazon US | Amazon UK
Clairel: The Lost Abhorsen (2014)Amazon US | Amazon UK
Goldenhand (2016)Amazon US | Amazon UK
Terciel and Elinor (2021)Amazon US | Amazon UK

Publication Order of Have Sword, Will Travel Books

(with Sean Williams)

Have Sword, Will Travel (2017)Amazon US | Amazon UK
Let Sleeping Dragons Lie (2018)Amazon US | Amazon UK

Publication Order of The Seventh Tower Books

The Fall (2000)Amazon US | Amazon UK
Castle (2000)Amazon US | Amazon UK
Aenir (2000)Amazon US | Amazon UK
Above the Veil (2001)Amazon US | Amazon UK
Into Battle (2001)Amazon US | Amazon UK
The Violet Keystone (2001)Amazon US | Amazon UK

Publication Order of Aussie Bites Books

Serena and the Sea Serpent (2000)Amazon US | Amazon UK

Publication Order of The Keys to the Kingdom Books

Mister Monday (2003)Amazon US | Amazon UK
Grim Tuesday (2004)Amazon US | Amazon UK
Drowned Wednesday (2004)Amazon US | Amazon UK
Sir Thursday (2006)Amazon US | Amazon UK
Lady Friday (2007)Amazon US | Amazon UK
Superior Saturday (2008)Amazon US | Amazon UK
Lord Sunday (2010)Amazon US | Amazon UK

Publication Order of Troubletwisters Books

(with Sean Williams)

Troubletwisters (2011)Amazon US | Amazon UK
The Monster (2011)Amazon US | Amazon UK
The Mystery (2013)Amazon US | Amazon UK
The Missing (2014)Amazon US | Amazon UK

Publication Order of Spirit Animals Books

(with Sean Williams)

Blood Ties (With: Sean Williams) (2014)Amazon US | Amazon UK

Publication Order of Shade's Children Books

Shade's Children (1997)Amazon US | Amazon UK

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

The Ragwitch (1990)Amazon US | Amazon UK
A Confusion of Princes (2012)Amazon US | Amazon UK
Newt's Emerald (2013)Amazon US | Amazon UK
Frogkisser! (2017)Amazon US | Amazon UK
Angel Mage (2019)Amazon US | Amazon UK
The Left-Handed Booksellers of London (2020)Amazon US | Amazon UK

Publication Order of Short Stories/Novellas

Fire Above, Fire Below (2013)Amazon US | Amazon UK
Dislocation Space (2019)Amazon US | Amazon UK
The Case of the Somewhat Mythic Sword (2020)Amazon US | Amazon UK

Publication Order of Short Story Collections

Across the Wall: Tales of the Old Kingdom and Beyond (2005)Amazon US | Amazon UK
Sir Hereward and Mister Fitz (2006)Amazon US | Amazon UK
One Beastly Beast: Two Aliens, Three Inventors, Four Fantastic Tales (2007)Amazon US | Amazon UK
To Hold the Bridge (2015)Amazon US | Amazon UK

Publication Order of Sir Hereward and Mister Fitz Books

Fast Ships, Black Sails (2008)Amazon US | Amazon UK
Anthology series.

Publication Order of The Best Horror of the Year Anthology Books

The Best Horror of the Year: Volume One (2009)Amazon US | Amazon UK
The Best Horror of the Year: Volume Two (2010)Amazon US | Amazon UK
The Best Horror of the Year: Volume Three (2011)Amazon US | Amazon UK
The Best Horror of the Year: Volume Four (2012)Amazon US | Amazon UK
The Best Horror of the Year: Volume Five (2013)Amazon US | Amazon UK
The Best Horror of the Year: Volume Six (2014)Amazon US | Amazon UK
The Best Horror of the Year: Volume Seven (2015)Amazon US | Amazon UK
The Best Horror of the Year: Volume Eight (2016)Amazon US | Amazon UK
The Best Horror of the Year: Volume Nine (2017)Amazon US | Amazon UK
The Best Horror of the Year Volume 10 (2018)Amazon US | Amazon UK
The Best of the Best Horror of the Year: 10 Years of Essential Short Horror Fiction (2018)Amazon US | Amazon UK
The Best Horror of the Year Volume 11 (2019)Amazon US | Amazon UK
The Best Horror of the Year Volume 12 (2020)Amazon US | Amazon UK

Publication Order of The Year's Best Australian Fantasy and Horror Books

The Year's Best Australian Fantasy & Horror 2010 (2011)Amazon US | Amazon UK
The Year's Best Australian Fantasy & Horror 2010 (2011)Amazon US | Amazon UK
The Year's Best Australian Fantasy and Horror 2011 (2012)Amazon US | Amazon UK
The Year's Best Australian Fantasy & Horror 2011 (2012)Amazon US | Amazon UK
The Year's Best Australian Fantasy and Horror 2012 (2013)Amazon US | Amazon UK
The Year's Best Australian Fantasy and Horror 2013 (2014)Amazon US | Amazon UK
The Year's Best Australian Fantasy and Horror 2014 (2015)Amazon US | Amazon UK
The Year's Best Australian Fantasy and Horror 2015 (2017)Amazon US | Amazon UK

Publication Order of The X-Files: Young Adult Books

Bad Sign (By: Neal Shusterman) (1996)Amazon US | Amazon UK
Our Town (By: Eric Elfman) (1996)Amazon US | Amazon UK
Control (By: Cliff Nielsen,Everett Owens) (1996)Amazon US | Amazon UK
The Calusari (1997)Amazon US | Amazon UK
Eve (By: Ellen Steiber) (1997)Amazon US | Amazon UK
The Host (By: Les Martin) (1997)Amazon US | Amazon UK
Fresh Bones (By: Les Martin) (1997)Amazon US | Amazon UK
Empathy (By: Ellen Steiber) (1998)Amazon US | Amazon UK
Grotesque (By: Ellen Steiber) (1998)Amazon US | Amazon UK
Quarantine (By: Les Martin) (1998)Amazon US | Amazon UK
Howlers (By: Everett Owens) (1998)Amazon US | Amazon UK
Hungry Ghosts (By: Ellen Steiber) (1998)Amazon US | Amazon UK
Haunted (By: Ellen Steiber) (1998)Amazon US | Amazon UK
Miracle Man (By: Terry Bisson) (1998)Amazon US | Amazon UK
Regeneration (By: Everett Owens) (1999)Amazon US | Amazon UK

Publication Order of Anthologies

Fantastic Worlds(1999)Amazon US | Amazon UK
Kids' Night In(2005)Amazon US | Amazon UK
Midnight Feast(2007)Amazon US | Amazon UK
Geektastic: Stories from the Nerd Herd(2009)Amazon US | Amazon UK
Legends of Australian Fantasy(2010)Amazon US | Amazon UK
Ghosts by Gaslight(2011)Amazon US | Amazon UK
Under My Hat: Tales from the Cauldron(2012)Amazon US | Amazon UK
After: Nineteen Stories of Apocalypse and Dystopia(2012)Amazon US | Amazon UK
Rogues(2014)Amazon US | Amazon UK
Three Sides of a Heart(2017)Amazon US | Amazon UK
Relics, Wrecks and Ruins(2021)Amazon US | Amazon UK

Notes: The Troubletwisters series and the novel Blood Ties were written with Sean Williams. Kids’ Night In also contains stories by Eoin Colfer, Annie Dalton, Michael Morpurgo, Darren Shan and Jacqueline Wilson. Midnight Feast also has stories by Meg Cabot, Eoin Colfer, Anthony Horowitz, Louise Rennison and Darren Shan.

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Garth Nix Synopsis: Fire Above, Fire Below is a 23-page short story by Garth Nix is about what happens when a dragon dies underneath a big city. Will the pact made years ago successfully resolve this unfortunate situation?

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