Robert Asprin
Robert Asprin (1946-2008) was an American author of science fiction and fantasy novels and stories. He is the author of the Myth Adventures and Phule’s Company series, and also created the Thieves’ World series. Robert was a frequent collaborator with his then-wife, Lynn Abbey, Jody Lynn Nye and others. He died from a heart attack at home in 2008, next to a Terry Pratchett novel.

Robert Lynn Asprin became a published novelist in 1977 with the novel The Cold Cash War. The novel would be followed up on by a game book in 1989, entitled Cold Cash Warrior (co-authored by Bill Fawcett). During the ’90s, Bob ran into tax issues, which slowed down his writing greatly until the latter part of the decade. Below is a list of Robert Asprin’s books in order of when they were first released:

Publication Order of Myth Adventures Books

Another Fine Myth (1978)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Myth Conceptions (1980)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Myth Directions (1982)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Hit or Myth (1983)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Myth-ing Persons (1984)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Little Myth Marker (1985)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
M.Y.T.H. Inc. Link (1986)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Myth-Nomers and Im-Pervections (1987)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
M.Y.T.H. Inc. in Action (1990)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Sweet Myth-tery of Life (1994)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Myth-ion Improbable (2001)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Something M.Y.T.H. Inc. (2002)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Myth Alliances (With: Jody Lynn Nye) (2003)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Myth-Taken Identity (With: Jody Lynn Nye) (2005)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Class Dis-Mythed (With: Jody Lynn Nye) (2005)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Myth-Gotten Gains (With: Jody Lynn Nye) (2006)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Myth-Chief (With: Jody Lynn Nye) (2008)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Myth-Fortunes (With: Jody Lynn Nye) (2008)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Myth-Quoted (By: Jody Lynn Nye) (2012)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Myth-Fits (By: Jody Lynn Nye) (2016)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Myth-ion Impossible is set between Myth Directions and Hit or Myth. The collection Myth-Told Tales is set prior to Myth Alliances.

Publication Order of Myth Adventures Collections

(with Jody Lynn Nye)

Myth-Told Tales (2003)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Combat Command Books

The Cold Cash War (1977)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Cold Cash Warrior (With: Bill Fawcett) (1989)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Duncan & Mallory Graphic Novels

(with Mel White)

The Beginning (1986)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Bar-None Ranch (1987)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Raiders (1987)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of ElfQuest Books

(with Lynn Abbey)

The Blood of Ten Chiefs (1986)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Wolfsong (1989)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Griffen McCandles Books

Dragons Wild (2008)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dragons Luck (2009)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dragons Deal (With: Jody Lynn Nye) (2010)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Robert Asprin's Dragons Run (By: Jody Lynn Nye) (2013)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Phule's Company Books

Phule's Company (1990)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Phule's Paradise (1992)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Phule and His Money (With: Peter J. Heck) (1993)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Phule Me Twice (With: Peter J. Heck) (2000)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
No Phule Like an Old Phule (With: Peter J. Heck) (2004)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Phule's Errand (With: Peter J. Heck) (2006)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Time Scout Books

(with Linda Evans)

Time Scout (1995)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Wagers of Sin (1996)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Ripping Time (2000)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The House That Jack Built (2001)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Wartorn Books

(with Eric Del Carlo)

Resurrection (2004)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Obliteration (2006)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Short Story Collections

Myth-Interpretations (2010)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

Mirror Friend, Mirror Foe (1979)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Tambu (1979)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Bug Wars (1979)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
For King and Country (With: Linda Evans) (1991)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
License Invoked (2001)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
E. Godz (2003)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
No Quarter (2009)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Thieves' World Books

Thieves' World (With: Lynn Abbey) (1979)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Tales from the Vulgar Unicorn (With: Lynn Abbey) (1980)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Shadows of Sanctuary (With: Philip José Farmer,John Brunner,Joe Haldeman) (1981)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Storm Season (With: Lynn Abbey) (1982)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Face of Chaos (With: Lynn Abbey) (1983)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Wings of Omen (With: Lynn Abbey) (1984)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Dead of Winter (1985)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Thieves' World Graphics (By: Lynn Abbey) (1985)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Lythande (By: Marion Zimmer Bradley) (1985)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Soul of the City (With: Lynn Abbey) (1986)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Blood Ties (With: Lynn Abbey) (1986)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Aftermath (With: Lynn Abbey) (1987)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Uneasy Alliances (1988)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Stealers' Sky (With: Lynn Abbey) (1989)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Sanctuary (By: Lynn Abbey) (2002)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Turning Points (By: Lynn Abbey) (2002)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Enemies of Fortune (By: Lynn Abbey) (2004)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Thieves' World Graphic Novels

(with Lynn Abbey)

Thieves' World Graphics 1 (1985)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Thieves' World Graphics 2 (1986)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Thieves' World Graphics 3 (1986)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Thieves' World Graphics 4 (1987)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Thieves' World Graphics 5 (1987)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Thieves' World Graphics 6 (1987)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of The Blood of Ten Chiefs Books

(with Mercedes Lackey, C.J. Cherryh, Nancy Springer, Diana L. Paxson, , Lynn Abbey, Len Wein, Diane Carey)

The Blood of Ten Chiefs (With: C.J. Cherryh,Nancy Springer,Diana L. Paxson,Lynn Abbey,Diane Carey) (1986)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Winds of Change (By: ) (1989)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
ElfQuest: Blood of Ten Chiefs 3: The Winds of Change (By: ) (1989)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Against the Wind (By: Mercedes Lackey,Nancy Springer,Diana L. Paxson,,Lynn Abbey,Len Wein) (1990)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dark Hours (By: ) (1993)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Anthologies

Shadows of Sanctuary(1981)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Tales from the Vulgar Unicorn(2020)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Storm Season(2020)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Notes: Cold Cash Warrior is a game book that was co-authored by Bil Fawcett. The Duncan and Mallory graphic novel series was co-authored with Mel White. Starting with A Phule and His Money, all Phule’s Company novels were co-authored by Peter J. Heck. The Catwoman books were co-authored with Lynn Abbey. The Time Scout series and the novel For King and Country were co-authored by Linda Evans. The Myth Adventures novels starting in 2003 as well as the novels Dragons Deal and License Invoked were co-authored by Jody Lynn Nye. After 2008, all Myth Adventures novels were written by Jody Lynn Nye, based on the work of Robert Asprin. The Griffen McCandles series is co-authored with Jody Lynn Nye. Dragons Run was written by Nye, based on the work of Robert Asprin. The Wartorn books were co-authored with Eric Del Carlo. The novel E. Godz was co-authored by Esther Friesner. The novel No Quarter was co-authored by Eric Del Carlo and Teresa Patterson. Mirror Friend, Mirror Foe was co-authored by George Takei. Beginning with The Face of Chaos, the Thieves’ World Anthologies were co-edited by Lynn Abbey. Wolfsong was co-authored by Lynn Abbey and Richard Pini. The Blood of Ten Chiefs was co-authored by Richard Pini.

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