Mary Gentle is an English author of science fiction and fantasy novels. She writes the Orthe Duology, Book of Ash, and other series. Mary has two Master’s degrees, and is an expert sword fighter. Mary lives in England.

Mary Gentle made her debut as a novelist in 1977 with the standalone novel A Hawk in Silver. Below is a list of Mary Gentle’s books in order of when they were first published:

Publication Order of Book of Ash Books

A Secret History (1999)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Carthage Ascendant (2000)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Wild Machines (2000)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Lost Burgundy (2000)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Ilario Books

The Lion's Eye (2007)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Stone Golem (2007)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Orthe Books

Golden Witchbreed (1983)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Ancient Light (1988)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Chronicles of Carrick V (2002)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of White Crow Sequence Books

Rats and Gargoyles (1990)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Architecture of Desire (1991)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Left to His Own Devices (1994)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

Hawk in Silver (1985)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Moon at Midday (1989)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Grunts (1992)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
1610: A Sundial In A Grave (2003)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Black Opera (2012)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Chapbooks

Under the Penitence (2004)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Collections

Scholars and Soldiers (1989)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Villains! (1992)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Cartomancy (2004)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Anthologies

Ghastly Beyond Belief(1985)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Weerde, Book 1(1992)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Weerde, Book 2(1993)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

If You Like Mary Gentle Books, You’ll Love…

Mary Gentle Synopses: A Hawk in Silver is a standalone title by Mary Gentle. A teenage girl named Holly finds a mysterious coin which leads her along with her friend Chris into strange adventures with the magical people of the Hollow Hills.

Grunts is a standalone novel by Mary Gentle. An orc is a fireplug of a fighting machine made of muscle, hide, talon, and tusk, with a villainous disposition and a mean sense of humor. And, of course, an orc is a poor dumb grunt—the much abused foot soldier in the Horde of Darkness. The usual last battle of Good against Evil is about to begin, and Orc Captain Ashnak and his war band know exactly what to expect. The forces of Light are outnumbered, full of headstrong heroes devoid of tactics, but the Light’s still going to win. Orcs will die by the thousands, and no one cares. Not even the Nameless Necromancer who hired them…

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