The Dark Tower is a series of books by American author Stephen King, which he considers to be his magnum opus. The series mixes themes from fantasy, science fantasy, horror and western genres. It was inspired largely by Arthurian legend, The Lord of the Rings and The Good, The Bad and The Ugly, with the main character Roland Deschain being inspired by Clint Eastwood’s Man With No Name character.

The series started in 1982 and although installments were sporadic throughout the ’80s and ’90s, King continues to publish new novels of the Dark Tower series to this day. Below is a list of the Dark Tower novels in order of when they were published.

Publication Order of The Dark Tower Books

The Gunslinger (1982)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Drawing of the Three (1987)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Waste Lands (1991)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Wizard and Glass (1997)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Wolves of the Calla (2003)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Song of Susannah (2004)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Dark Tower (2004)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Wind Through the Keyhole (2012)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of The Dark Tower: Beginnings Books

The Gunslinger Born (2018)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Long Road Home (2018)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Treachery (2018)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Fall of Gilead (2018)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Battle of Jericho Hill (2018)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of The Dark Tower: The Gunslinger Books

(By: Stephen King, Robin Furth, Peter David)

The Journey Begins (2019)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Little Sisters of Eluria (2019)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Battle of Tull (2019)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Way Station (2019)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Man in Black (2019)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Last Shots (2019)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of The Dark Tower: The Drawing of the Three Books

(By: Stephen King, Robin Furth, Peter David)

The Prisoner (2020)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
House of Cards (2020)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Lady of Shadows (2020)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Bitter Medicine (2020)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

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The Dark Tower Synopsis: The Gunslinger takes place in a parallel universe that is similar to what we know as the Old West. The main character Roland Deschain must catch the man in black before finding his way to The Dark Tower. The book combines elements from western, horror, fantasy and sci-fi genres.

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