Richard A Knaak
Richard A. Knaak is an American author of fantasy novels. He is the creator of the Dragonrealm series, but has also has written novels for the Dragonlance, Diablo, Warcraft and Age of Conan series. Knaak studied chemistry and rhetoric at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, earning his Bachelor’s degree in 1984. Following that, he worked in warehouse, wrote resumes and worked as an office clerk before becoming a full-time writer in 1988. Knaak became interested in science fiction and fantasy after reading Storm Over Warlock by Andre Norton, while he counts Roger Zelazny, Edgar Rice Burroughs and Edgar Allan Poe as his influences and Robert E. Howard, Glen Cook, Harry Turtledove, Laurell K. Hamilton, Harry Harrison and Robert J. Sawyer as some of his favourites. He splits his time living between Illinois and Arkansas.

Richard A. Knaak became a published novelist in 1988 with the Dragonlance novel The Legend of Huma. Below is a list of Richard A. Knaak’s books in order of when they were first published:

Publication Order of Dragonlance: Heroes Books

(with Nancy Varian Berberick)

The Legend of Huma (1988)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Stormblade (By:Nancy Varian Berberick) (1988)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Weasel's Luck (1988)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Dragonrealm Books

Ice Dragon (1989)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Firedrake (1989)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Wolfhelm (1990)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Shadow Steed (1990)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Crystal Dragon (1992)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Dragon Crown (1994)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Horse King (1997)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Dragonlance: Heroes II Books

Kaz the Minotaur (1990)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Dragonrealm: Origin of Dragonrealm Books

The Shrouded Realm (1991)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Children of the Drake (1991)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dragon Tome (1992)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Dragonlance: Tales II Books

(with Margaret Weis, Tracy Hickman)

The Reign of Istar (1992)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The War of the Lance (1992)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of City of Shadows Trilogy Books

King of the Grey (1993)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Frostwing (1995)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dutchman (1996)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Dragonlance: Lost Histories Books

The Irda (By:Linda P. Baker) (1995)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Land of the Minotaurs (1995)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Dragonlance: Chaos War Books

Tears of the Night Sky (By:Linda P. Baker) (1998)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Reavers of the Blood Sea (1999)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Shattered Light Books

Ruby Flames (1999)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dark Light (By:Chelsea Quinn Yarbro) (1999)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Dragonlance: Classics Books

The Citadel (2000)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of World of Warcraft Books

Day of the Dragon (2001)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Cycle of Hatred (By:Keith R.A. DeCandido) (2006)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Rise of the Horde (By:Christie Golden) (2006)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Tides of Darkness (By:Aaron Rosenberg) (2007)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Beyond the Dark Portal (By:Aaron Rosenberg) (2008)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Jaina Proudmoore (By:Christie Golden) (2008)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Night of the Dragon (2008)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Arthas (By:Christie Golden) (2009)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Stormrage (2010)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Shattering (By:Christie Golden) (2010)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Chronicles of War (By:Christie Golden) (2010)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Thrall (By:Christie Golden) (2011)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Wolfheart (2011)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Vol'jin: Shadows of the Horde (By:Michael A. Stackpole) (2013)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
War Crimes (By:Christie Golden) (2014)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Illidan (By:William King) (2016)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Before the Storm (By:Christie Golden) (2018)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Shadows Rising (By:Madeleine Roux) (2020)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Exploring Azeroth - The Eastern Kingdoms (By:Christie Golden) (2020)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Diablo Books

Legacy of Blood (2001)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Black Road (By:Mel Odom) (2002)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Kingdom of Shadow (2002)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Moon of the Spider (2005)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Diablo Archive (2006)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Dragonlance: Minotaur Wars Books

Night of Blood (2003)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Tides of Blood (2003)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Empire of Blood (2005)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Warcraft: War Of The Ancients Books

The Well of Eternity (2004)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Demon Soul (2005)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Sundering (2005)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Ancients Archive (2007)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of WarCraft: The Sunwell Trilogy Books

(with Kim Jae-Hwan)

Dragon Hunt (2005)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Shadows of Ice (2006)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Ghostlands (With: Kim Jae-Hwan) (2007)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Age of Conan Books

The Eye of Charon (2006)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Silent Enemy (2006)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Age Of Conan: A Soldier's Quest Books

The God in the Moon (2006)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Diablo: The Sin War Books

Birthright (2006)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Scales of the Serpent (2007)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Veiled Prophet (2007)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Dragonlance: Ogre Titans Books

Black Talon (2007)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Fire Rose (2008)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Gargoyle King (2009)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Legends of the Dragonrealm Books

Legends of the Dragonrealm, Vol. II (2010)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Legends of the Dragonrealm, Vol III (2012)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Legends of the Dragonrealm, Vol. IV (2013)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Knight in Shadow Books

Dragon Mound (2011)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Dragonrealm: The Turning War Books

Dragon Master (2013)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Gryphon Mage (2014)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Horned Blade (2015)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of World Of Warcraft: Dawn Of The Aspects Books

World of Warcraft: Dawn of the Aspects: Part I (2013)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
World of Warcraft: Dawn of the Aspects: Part II (2013)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
World of Warcraft: Dawn of the Aspects: Part III (2013)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
World of Warcraft: Dawn of the Aspects: Part IV (2013)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
World of Warcraft: Dawn of the Aspects: Part V (2013)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Black City Saint Books

Black City Saint (2016)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Black City Demon (2017)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Black City Dragon (2019)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Rex Draconis Books

Under the Dragon Moon (2017)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Lords of the Dragon Moon (2018)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Rex Draconis: Shadows of the Dragon Moon (2020)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Shadows of the Dragon Moon Books

Rex Draconis (2019)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Dragon Throne: Sword of Ghosts Books

The Dragon Throne: Sword of Ghosts Pt. I (2020)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Dragon Throne: Sword of Ghosts Pt. II (2021)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Rex Draconis: Of Dragon's Blood Books

Rex Draconis: Of Dragon's Blood (2020)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Rex Draconis: Of Dragon's Blood Pt. II (2020)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Rex Draconis: Of Dragon's Blood Pt. III (2020)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Rex Draconis: Of Dragon's Blood Pt. IV (2020)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Dragonlance Universe Books

The Art of the Dragonlance Saga (By:Margaret Weis) (1987)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dragonlance Tales (By:Margaret Weis) (1987)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Leaves from the Inn of the Last Home (By:Margaret Weis) (1987)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Dragons of Krynn (By:Margaret Weis) (1994)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Dragons at War (By:Margaret Weis) (1996)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Day of the Tempest (By:Jean Rabe) (1997)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Soulforge (By:Margaret Weis) (1998)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Brothers in Arms (By:Margaret Weis) (1999)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Best of Tales (By:Margaret Weis,Tracy Hickman) (2000)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
More Leaves from the Inn of the Last Home (By:Margaret Weis) (2000)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Chronicles for Young Readers Gift Set (By:Margaret Weis) (2004)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Amber and Iron (By:Margaret Weis) (2005)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dragons (By:Margaret Weis) (2006)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dragons of Time (By:Margaret Weis) (2007)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dragonlance Anthology Collection (2009)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Stonetellers (By:Jean Rabe) (2011)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Forgotten Realms: Pathfinder Tales Books

Pathfinder Tales: The Lost Pathfinder (By:,Dave Gross) (2010)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Prince of Wolves (By:Dave Gross) (2010)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Winter Witch (By:Dave Gross,Elaine Cunningham) (2010)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Plague of Shadows (By:Howard Andrew Jones) (2011)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Ghosts of Broken Blades (By:) (2011)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Pathfinder Tales: Two Pieces of Tarnished Silver (By:) (2011)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Master of Devils (By:Dave Gross) (2011)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Death's Heretic (By:James L. Sutter) (2011)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Pathfinder Tales: Faithful Servants (By:James L. Sutter) (2011)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Pathfinder Tales: Mother Bears (By:KarenWhite,Wendy N. Wagner) (2012)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
City of the Fallen Sky (By:Tim Pratt) (2012)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Pathfinder Tales: A Tomb of Winter's Plunder (By:Tim Pratt) (2012)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Queen of Thorns (By:Dave Gross) (2012)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Called to Darkness (By:Richard Lee Byers) (2012)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Pathfinder Tales (By:Richard Lee Byers) (2012)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Liar's Blade (By:Tim Pratt) (2013)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Wizard's Mask (By:Ed Greenwood) (2013)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
King of Chaos (By:Dave Gross) (2013)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Stalking the Beast (By:Howard Andrew Jones) (2013)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Dagger of Trust (By:Chris Willrich) (2014)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Skinwalkers (By:Wendy N. Wagner) (2014)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Redemption Engine (By:James L. Sutter) (2014)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Pathfinder Tales: Boar and Rabbit (By:,James L. Sutter) (2014)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Crusader Road (By:Michael A. Stackpole) (2014)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Reign of Stars (By:Tim Pratt) (2014)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Lord of Runes (By:Dave Gross) (2015)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Liar's Island (By:Tim Pratt) (2015)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Beyond the Pool of Stars (By:Howard Andrew Jones) (2015)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Liar's Bargain (By:Tim Pratt) (2016)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Starspawn (By:Wendy N. Wagner) (2016)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Shy Knives (By:Sam Sykes) (2016)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Reaper's Eye (2016)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Through The Gate in the Sea (By:Howard Andrew Jones) (2017)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Gears of Faith (By:Gabrielle Harbowy) (2017)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of The Worlds of Dungeons & Dragons Books

(with James Lowder)

The Worlds of Dungeons & Dragons, Volume 1 (By:R.A. Salvatore) (2008)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Worlds of Dungeons & Dragons, Volume 2 (By:James Lowder) (2008)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Worlds of Dungeons & Dragons Volume 3 (2009)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

The Janus Mask (1995)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Beastmaster (2009)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Flash (2018)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Graphic Novels

The Dragons of Outland (2008)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Hound (2011)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Notes: The novel Beastmaster: Myth was written with Sylvio Tabet. The Dragonlance: Tales II series was written with Tracy Hickman, Margaret Weis and Michael Williams. Warcraft: Dragons of Outland, Volume 1 and Ghostlands were written with Jae-Hwan Kim.

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Richard A. Knaak Synopsis:L Kaz the Minotaur by Richard A. Knaak is part of the Dragonlance series. After the defeat of the Dark Queen and the death of Huma Dragonbane, the most famous of the Knights of Solamnia, Kaz, the renegade minotaur, wanders throughout Krynn, telling the true tale of the land’s most legendary hero, stalked by his enemies – a haunted soul, an outcast, a hero. But when Kaz learns about the rumors of evil incidents, he returns to warn the Knights of Solamnia – and is sent deep into a dark nightmare of magic, danger and deja-vu.

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