Lin Carter was a science fiction and fantasy author. He wrote many books in the sword-and-sorcery and sword-and-planet genres including six books in the Thongor the Barbarian series of books.

Carter worked with Marvel throughout his career and was a writer for the Spider-Man television series that aired during the 1960s. Prior to becoming a writer, Carter served in the United States Army and was in the Korean War from 1951-53. He would then return home and attend Columbia collge before getting a job in copywriting. It was at this time that he decided to become an author and wrote extensively for the rest of his life.

Publication Order of Callisto Books

Jandar of Callisto (1972)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Black Legion Of Callisto (1972)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Sky Pirates of Callisto (1973)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Mad Empress of Callisto (1974)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Mind Wizards of Callisto (1975)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Lankar of Callisto (1975)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Ylana Of Callisto (1977)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Renegade Of Callisto (1978)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Conan the Barbarian Books

(with L. Sprague de Camp, Robert E. Howard)

Conan (1932)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Conan the Conqueror (By:Robert E. Howard) (1936)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Conan the Adventurer (By:Robert E. Howard) (1966)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Conan the Warrior (By:Robert E. Howard) (1967)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Conan the Usurper (By:Robert E. Howard) (1967)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Conan the Wanderer (1968)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Conan of the Isles (1968)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Conan The Freebooter (By:Robert E. Howard) (1968)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Conan of Cimmeria (1969)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Conan the Buccaneer (1971)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Conan of Aquilonia (1977)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Conan the Swordsman (1978)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Conan and the Sorcerer (By:Andrew J. Offutt) (1978)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Conan (By:Karl Edward Wagner) (1979)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Conan the Liberator (1979)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Conan (By:Andrew J. Offutt) (1979)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Sword of Skelos (By:Andrew J. Offutt) (1979)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Conan the Rebel (By:Poul Anderson) (1980)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Conan the Rebel (By:Luis Royo) (1980)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Conan and the Spider God (By:L. Sprague de Camp) (1980)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Conan The Rebel (By:Poul Anderson) (1980)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Conan the Mercenary (By:Andrew J. Offutt) (1981)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Eric Carstairs of Zanthodon Books

Journey to the Underground World (1979)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Zanthodon (1980)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Hurok of the Stone Age (1981)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Darya of the Bronze Age (1981)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Eric of Zanthodon (1982)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Flashing Swords! Books

Flashing Swords! #1 (1973)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Flashing Swords! 2 (1974)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Warriors and Wizards (1976)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Flashing Swords! #4 (1977)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Demons and Daggers (1981)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of The Chronicles of Kylix Books

The Quest of Kadji (1971)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Wizard of Zao (1978)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Kellory the Warlock (1984)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Great Imperium Books

The Man Without A Planet (1966)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Star Rogue (1970)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Outworlder (1971)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Green Star Books

Under the Green Star (1972)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
When the Green Star Calls (1973)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
By the Light of the Green Star (1974)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
As the Green Star Rises (1975)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
In the Green Star's Glow (1976)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Terra Magica Books

Kesrick (1982)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dragonrouge (1982)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Mandricardo (1987)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Callipygia (1988)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of The Mysteries of Mars Books

The Man Who Loved Mars (1973)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Valley Where Time Stood Still (1974)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The City Outside the World (1977)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Down to a Sunless Sea (1984)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Hautley Quicksilver Books

Destination (1967)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Thief Of Thoth (1968)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Purloined Planet (1968)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Thongor Books

(with)

Thongor and The Wizard of Lemuria (1965)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Thongor of Lemuria / Thongor and the Dragon City (1966)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Thongor Against the Gods (1967)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Thongor at the End of Time (1968)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Thongor in the City of Magicians (1968)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Thongor Fights the Pirates of Tarakus (1970)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Young Thongor (2012)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Weird Tales Books

Weird Tales 2 (1980)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Weird Tales 1 (1981)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Weird Tales 3 (1981)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Weird Tales 4 (1983)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of World's End Books

The Warrior of World's End (1974)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Enchantress of World's End (1975)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Immortal of World's End (1976)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Barbarian of World's End (1977)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Pirate of World's End (1978)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Giant of World's End (1979)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Zarkon - Lord of the Unknown Books

The Nemesis of Evil (1975)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Invisible Death (1975)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Volcano Ogre (1976)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Earth-Shaker (1982)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Horror Wears Blue (1987)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Great Short Novels of Adult Fantasy Books

Great Short Novels of Adult Fantasy #2 (1973)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of The Year's Best Fantasy Stories Books

The Year's Best Fantasy Stories 1 (1975)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Year's Best Fantasy Stories 2 (1976)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Year's Best Fantasy Stories 3 (1977)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Year's Best Fantasy Stories 4 (1978)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Year's Best Fantasy Stories 5 (1980)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Year's Best Fantasy Stories 6 (1980)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

The Star Magicians (1966)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Flame of Iridar (1967)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Tower at the Edge of Time (1968)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Tower of the Medusa (1969)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Lost World of Time (1969)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Black Star (1973)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Time War (1974)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Tara of the Twilight (1979)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Found Wanting (1985)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Short Story Collections

Beyond the Gates of Dream (1969)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Lost Worlds (1980)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books

Tolkien (1969)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Lovecraft (1972)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Imaginary Worlds (1973)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Poetry Books

Dreams from R'lyeh (1975)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Anthologies

The Young Magicians(1969)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dragons, Elves, and Heroes(1969)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Golden Cities, Far(1970)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
New Worlds For Old(1971)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Spawn of Cthulhu(1971)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Kingdoms of Sorcery(1976)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Realms Of Wizardry(1976)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Wildside Book of Fantasy(2012)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

If You Like Lin Carter Books, You’ll Love…

The Wizard of Lemuria is the first book in the Thongor series of books. The series follows Thongor of Valkarth who is the mightiest warrior on the ancient continent of Lemuria. In this book, the ancient dragon kings have decided that now would be the best time to reassert their dominance over Earth. The powerful dragons seem to have a clear path to regaining their dominance, but only Thongor and his friends stand in their way. The group will be aided by the magic of the wizard Sharajsha as they try to save mankind from impending doom.

Zarkon, Lord of the Unknown is another series by Carter and it begins with The Nemesis of Evil. Zarkon is a man of mystery as his foes are dying to learn his true identity, but he remains shrouded in secret. He works with the Omega Crew to battle the forces of darkness and now they are about to meet their ultimate challenge. They are going to face the monster who calls himself Lucifer who commands an army of satanic slaves. Lucifer is a great threat to humanity and its up to Zarkon to stop him.

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