Janny Wurts is an American author and illustrator. She is best known for co-writing the Riftwar Cycle: The Empire trilogy with Raymond E. Feist. She is also the author of the Wars of Light and Shadow series and The Cycle of Fire series.

The book cover images for her books are actually her own paintings. Wurts does a lot of her own research including a lot of outdoor experience which makes for some exciting sailing, riding and wilderness scenes in her books. Wurts makes her home in Florida where she lives with her husband and their pats.

Publication Order of The Cycle of Fire Books

Stormwarden (1984)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Keeper Of The Keys (1988)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Shadowfane (1988)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Riftwar: The World On The Other Side Books

(with Raymond E. Feist)

Daughter of the Empire (1987)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Servant of the Empire (1990)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Mistress of the Empire (1992)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Wars of Light and Shadow Books

The Curse of the Mistwraith (1993)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Ships of Merior (1994)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Warhost Of Vastmark (1995)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Wars of Light and Shadow: Alliance of Light Books

Fugitive Prince (1997)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Grand Conspiracy (1999)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Peril's Gate (2001)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Traitor's Knot (2005)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Stormed Fortress (2007)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Wars of Light and Shadow: Sword of the Canon Books

Initiate's Trial (2011)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Destiny’s Conflict (2017)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

Sorcerer's Legacy (1982)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Master of Whitestorm (1992)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
To Ride Hell's Chasm (2002)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Anthologies

Under Cover of Darkness(2007)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

If You Like Janny Wurts Books, You’ll Love…

The first book in The Wars of Light and Shadow series is The Curse of the Mistwraith. This is an epic fantasy series about a prophecy of two brothers: one dark, one fair, raised on opposite sides of a relentless war. The brothers have been on opposite sides until a vengeful king decides to banish them. Now, thrown together, they must form a balance and find an understanding in order to fulfill the prophecy.

Daughter of the Empire is the first book in the Riftwar Cycle: The Empire Trilogy. This is the epic tale of adventure and intrigue from Wurts and Raymond E. Feist. The realm of Kelewan is enguled in magic and murder as fierce warlords ignite their feud to enslave the empire of Tsuranuanni. Then in the Imperial courts, there are assassins and spies making plans against the rightful heir. Mara, a young Ruling lady, is called upon to lead her people in a heroic struggle for survival. To do so, she must rally an army of rebel warriors while also forming a pact with the alien cho-ja. She’ll go so far as to marry the son of a hated enemy in order to get it done.

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