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:

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Publication Order of Dragonrealm Books

Publication Order of Dragonlance: Heroes Books

Weasel's Luck (By: Michael Williams) (1988)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Legend of Huma (1988)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Stormblade (By: Nancy Varian Berberick) (1988)Description / Buy at Amazon.com

Publication Order of Dragonrealm: Origin of Dragonrealm Books

The Shrouded Realm (1991)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Children of the Drake (1991)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Dragon Tome (1992)Description / Buy at Amazon.com

Publication Order of Dragonlance: Tales II Books

The Reign of Istar (With: Margaret Weis,Tracy Hickman) (1992)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Cataclysm (With: Margaret Weis,Tracy Hickman) (1992)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The War of the Lance (With: Margaret Weis,Tracy Hickman) (1992)Description / Buy at Amazon.com

Publication Order of City of Shadows Trilogy Books

Publication Order of Dragonlance: Lost Histories Books

The Kagonesti (By: Douglas Niles) (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Dargonesti (By: Paul B. Thompson,Tonya C. Cook) (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Irda (By: Linda P. Baker) (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Dargonesti (By: Paul B. Thompson,Tonya C. Cook) (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Land of the Minotaurs (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Dragons (By: Douglas Niles) (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Gully Dwarves (By: Dan Parkinson) (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon.com

Publication Order of Dragonlance: Chaos War Books

The Last Thane (By: Douglas Niles) (1998)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Tears of the Night Sky (By: Linda P. Baker) (1998)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Seeds of Chaos (By: Douglas Niles) (1998)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Puppet King (By: Douglas Niles) (1999)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Reavers of the Blood Sea (1999)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Siege of Mt. Nevermind (By: Fergus Ryan) (1999)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Chaos Spawn (By: Douglas Niles) (1999)Description / Buy at Amazon.com

Publication Order of Shattered Light Books

Ruby Flames (1999)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Dark Light (By: Chelsea Quinn Yarbro) (1999)Description / Buy at Amazon.com

Publication Order of World of Warcraft Books

Day of the Dragon (2001)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Cycle of Hatred (By: Keith R.A. DeCandido) (2006)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Rise of the Horde (By: Christie Golden) (2006)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Tides of Darkness (By: Aaron Rosenberg) (2007)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Beyond the Dark Portal (By: Christie Golden,Aaron Rosenberg) (2008)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Jaina Proudmoore (By: Christie Golden) (2008)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Night of the Dragon (2008)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Arthas (By: Christie Golden) (2009)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Stormrage (2010)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Shattering (By: Christie Golden) (2010)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Chronicles of War (By: Christie Golden) (2010)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Thrall (By: Christie Golden) (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Wolfheart (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Vol'jin: Shadows of the Horde (By: Michael A. Stackpole) (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
War Crimes (By: Christie Golden) (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Illidan (By: William King) (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
World of Warcraft Chronicle: Volume 2 (By: Blizzard Entertainment) (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Before the Storm (By: Christie Golden) (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Shadows Rising (By: Madeleine Roux) (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Exploring Azeroth - The Eastern Kingdoms (By: Christie Golden) (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
World of Warcraft: Exploring Azeroth: Kalimdor (By: Blizzard Entertainment) (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Sylvanas (By: Christie Golden) (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
A is for Azeroth (By: Christie Golden) (2023)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Dragonflight Codex: A Definitive Guide to the Dragons of Azeroth (By: Doug Walsh,Sandra Rosner) (2023)Description / Buy at Amazon.com

Publication Order of Diablo Books

Legacy of Blood (2001)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Black Road (By: Mel Odom) (2002)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Kingdom of Shadow (2002)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Moon of the Spider (2005)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Diablo Archive (2006)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Diablo III: Book of Cain (By: Blizzard Entertainment) (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Diablo III: Book of Cain (By: Blizzard Entertainment,Deckard Cain) (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Diablo III: Book of Tyrael (By: Blizzard Entertainment) (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon.com

Publication Order of Dragonlance: Minotaur Wars Books

Night of Blood (2003)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Tides of Blood (2003)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Empire of Blood (2005)Description / Buy at Amazon.com

Publication Order of Warcraft: War Of The Ancients Books

The Well of Eternity (2004)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Demon Soul (2005)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Sundering (2005)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Ancients Archive (2007)Description / Buy at Amazon.com

Publication Order of WarCraft: The Sunwell Trilogy Books

(with Kim Jae-Hwan)

Dragon Hunt (2005)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Shadows of Ice (2006)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Ghostlands (With: Kim Jae-Hwan) (2007)Description / Buy at Amazon.com

Publication Order of Age of Conan Books

The Eye of Charon (2006)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Silent Enemy (2006)Description / Buy at Amazon.com

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

The God in the Moon (2006)Description / Buy at Amazon.com

Publication Order of Diablo: The Sin War Books

Birthright (2006)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Scales of the Serpent (2007)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Veiled Prophet (2007)Description / Buy at Amazon.com

Publication Order of Dragonlance: Ogre Titans Books

Black Talon (2007)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Fire Rose (2008)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Gargoyle King (2009)Description / Buy at Amazon.com

Publication Order of Legends of the Dragonrealm Books

Legends of the Dragonrealm, Vol. II (2010)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Legends of the Dragonrealm, Vol III (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Legends of the Dragonrealm, Vol. IV (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon.com

Publication Order of Knight in Shadow Books

Publication Order of Dragonrealm: The Turning War Books

Dragon Master (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Gryphon Mage (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Horned Blade (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Cut from the Same Shadow and Other Tales (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon.com

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

World of Warcraft: Dawn of the Aspects: Part I (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
World of Warcraft: Dawn of the Aspects: Part II (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
World of Warcraft: Dawn of the Aspects: Part III (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
World of Warcraft: Dawn of the Aspects: Part IV (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
World of Warcraft: Dawn of the Aspects: Part V (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon.com

Publication Order of Black City Saint Books

Black City Saint (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Black City Demon (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Black City Dragon (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon.com

Publication Order of Rex Draconis Books

Under the Dragon Moon (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Lords of the Dragon Moon (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Shadows of the Dragon Moon (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Of Dragon's Blood (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Rise of the Dragon Moon (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
War of the Dragon Moon Pt. I (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon.com

Publication Order of Shadows of the Dragon Moon Books

Publication Order of The Dragon Throne Books

Knights of the Frost (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Sword of Ghosts (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Legends of the Dragonrealm: Dragon of the Depths (2023)Description / Buy at Amazon.com

Publication Order of Forgotten Realms: Pathfinder Tales Books

Hell's Pawns (By: Dave Gross) (2009)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Lost Pathfinder (By: Dave Gross) (2010)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Noble Sacrifice (By: Richard S. Ford) (2010)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Prince of Wolves (By: Dave Gross) (2010)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Secret of the Rose and Glove (By: Kevin Andrew Murphy) (2010)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Winter Witch (By: Dave Gross,Elaine Cunningham) (2010)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Plague of Shadows (By: Howard Andrew Jones) (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Ghosts of Broken Blades (By: Monte Cook) (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Lord of Penance (By: Richard Lee Byers) (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Two Pieces of Tarnished Silver (By: Erik Mona) (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Master of Devils (By: Dave Gross) (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Illusionist (By: Elaine Cunningham) (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
A Lesson in Taxonomy (By: Dave Gross) (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Husks (By: Dave Gross) (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Death's Heretic (By: James L. Sutter) (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Faithful Servants (By: James L. Sutter) (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
A Passage to Absalom (By: Dave Gross) (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Plow and Sword (By: Robert E. Vardeman) (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Perfumer's Apprentice (By: Kevin Andrew Murphy) (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Krunzle the Quick (By: Hugh Matthews) (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Song of the Serpent (By: Hugh Matthews) (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Mother Bears (By: KarenWhite,Wendy N. Wagner) (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
City of the Fallen Sky (By: Tim Pratt) (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Hell or High Water (By: Ari Marmell) (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
A Tomb of Winter's Plunder (By: Tim Pratt) (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Fingers of Death—No, Doom! (By: Lucien Soulban) (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Queen of Thorns (By: Dave Gross) (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Called to Darkness (By: Richard Lee Byers) (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Liar's Blade (By: Tim Pratt) (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Bastard, Sword (By: Tim Pratt) (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Wizard's Mask (By: Ed Greenwood) (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Best Served Cold (By: Ari Marmell) (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
King of Chaos (By: Dave Gross) (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Fencing Master (By: Dave Gross) (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Fencing Master (By: Dave Gross) (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Stalking the Beast (By: Howard Andrew Jones) (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
In Red Rune Canyon (By: Richard Lee Byers) (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Killing Time (By: Dave Gross) (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Proper Villains (By: Erik Scott de Bie) (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Dagger of Trust (By: Chris Willrich) (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Skinwalkers (By: Wendy N. Wagner) (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Redemption Engine (By: James L. Sutter) (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Boar and Rabbit (By: Ray Porter,James L. Sutter) (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Tides of Blood! (By: Lucien Soulban) (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Crusader Road (By: Michael A. Stackpole) (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Reign of Stars (By: Tim Pratt) (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Firesoul (By: Gary Kloster) (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Forge of Ashes (By: Josh Vogt) (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Lord of Runes (By: Dave Gross) (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Liar's Island (By: Tim Pratt) (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Beyond the Pool of Stars (By: Howard Andrew Jones) (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Liar's Bargain (By: Tim Pratt) (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Starspawn (By: Wendy N. Wagner) (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Shy Knives (By: Sam Sykes) (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Reaper's Eye (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Through The Gate in the Sea (By: Howard Andrew Jones) (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Gears of Faith (By: Gabrielle Harbowy) (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon.com

Publication Order of The Worlds of Dungeons & Dragons Books

The Worlds of Dungeons & Dragons, Volume 1 (By: R.A. Salvatore) (2008)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Worlds of Dungeons & Dragons, Volume 2 (By: Ed Greenwood,James Lowder) (2008)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Worlds of Dungeons & Dragons Volume 3 (2009)Description / Buy at Amazon.com

Publication Order of Minotaur Tales Books

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

Publication Order of Graphic Novels

Publication Order of Dragonlance: Classics Books

Murder in Tarsis (By: John Maddox Roberts) (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Dalamar the Dark (By: Nancy Varian Berberick) (2000)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Citadel (2000)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Inheritance (By: Nancy Varian Berberick) (2001)Description / Buy at Amazon.com

Publication Order of Dragonlance Graphic Novels

Dragons of Autumn Twilight: The Graphic Novel (By: Margaret Weis) (2006)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Dragonlance Anthology Collection (With: Margaret Weis,Tracy Hickman) (2009)Description / Buy at Amazon.com

Publication Order of Dragonlance: Heroes II Books

Kaz the Minotaur (1990)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Gates of Thorbardin (By: Dan Parkinson) (1990)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Galen Beknighted (By: Michael Williams) (1990)Description / Buy at Amazon.com

Publication Order of The Warcaster Chronicles Books

The Warcaster Chronicles: Wyrmbane (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon.com

Publication Order of StarCraft Graphic Novel Books

Starcraft (By: Simon Furman) (2010)Description / Buy at Amazon.com

Publication Order of Starcraft: Frontline Books

(with David Gerrold, Chris Metzen)

StarCraft: Frontline, Volume 1 (With: Paul Morrissey) (2008)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
StarCraft: Frontline, Volume 2 (By: Kieron Gillen,Hector Sevilla,Simon Furman,Grace Randolph,Nam Kim,Tomás Aira,Joshua Elder,Jesse Elliott) (2008)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
StarCraft: Frontline, Volume 3 (By: Grace Randolph,Paul Benjamin) (2009)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
StarCraft: Frontline, Volume 4 (By: David Gerrold,Hector Sevilla,Chris Metzen,Paul Benjamin,Ruben de Vala,Dave Shramek,Mel San Juan,Josh Elder,Ramanda Kamarga) (2009)Description / Buy at Amazon.com

Publication Order of World of Warcraft: Shadow Wing Books

The Dragons of Outland (With: Jae-Hwan Kim) (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Nexus Point (With: Jae-Hwan Kim) (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon.com

Publication Order of WarCraft Books

(with Christie Golden, Jeff Grubb)

Lord of the Clans (By: Christie Golden) (2001)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Last Guardian (By: Jeff Grubb) (2001)Description / Buy at Amazon.com

Publication Order of Anthologies

Warcraft: Legends Vol. 1(2012)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Warcraft: Legends Vol. 3(2012)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Warcraft: Legends Vol. 4(2012)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Warcraft: Legends Vol. 5(2012)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Hunters and the Hunted(2018)Description / Buy at Amazon.com

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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