Novels

These are the publication eras of Dragonlance fiction:

  1. Historical
  2. Preludes
  3. Classic  ← start here!
  4. Chaos War
  5. Fifth Age
  6. War of Souls
  7. Age of Mortals

Generally speaking, within each era there are Core novels, which progress the main saga and establish the basics of the timeline, and Supplemental novels and stories, which explore and flesh out the various peoples and events of the era. Therefore, we recommend you progress era by era, beginning with the Classics and branching out, unlocking the era by reading its Core books and reading whatever Supplemental books interest you.

You may also be interested in a list of just the Core books.

Or, you may wish to browse all the books in publication order, below.

The Eve of the Maelstrom

The Eve of the Maelstrom

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Series: Dragons of a New Age, Book 3
Genre: Novels
Tag: Fifth Age Era

The two most powerful dragon overlords clash in a showdown for ultimate rule over Ansalon! Malystryx and Khellendros have long been in collusion, but as the dragons grow in size and strength, so do their egos and their thirst for power. The Blue Dragon plots against Malys in a bid…

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Spirit of the Wind

Spirit of the Wind

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Series: Bridges of Time Series, Book 1
Genre: Novels
Tag: Fifth Age Era

A year has passed since the Chaos War threatened Krynn. In the east, on the Dairly Plains, the hard-won peace is shattered by a new threat: the red dragon Malystryx. The kender Kronn-alin Thistleknot travels to Abanasinia with his older sister Catt. Together they seek heroes to stop the…

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Brothers in Arms

Brothers in Arms

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Series: The Raistlin Chronicles, Book 2
Genre: Novels
Tag: Preludes Era

The Innocence of Youth Lost in War. In the fiery siege of the city of Hope’s End the young mage Raistlin must leave behind his ideals to save himself and his brother. Yet as Raistlin and Caramon train as mercenaries, far away another soul is forged in the heat of battle. Another path is chosen…

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Dalamar the Dark

Dalamar the Dark

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Series: Classics Series, Book 2
Genre: Novels
Tag: Preludes Era

A talent for magic runs like fire through the blood of Dalamar Argent. Yet he is only a servant in the house of an elvish lord, not worthy of the High Art of Sorcery and denied all but the most grudging teaching. As war simmers on the borders of Silvanesti, Dalamar will find a way to learn his art. His…

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Dragons of a Fallen Sun

Dragons of a Fallen Sun

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Series: The War of Souls, Book 1
Genre: Novels
Tags: Core, War of Souls Era

A violent magical storm sweeps over Ansalon, bringing flood and fire, death and destruction. Out of the tumult rises a strange, mystic young woman. Her destiny is bound up with that of Krynn. For she alone knows the truth about the future, a future strangely and inextricably tied to the terrifying…

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Children of the Plains

Children of the Plains

From the mists of Krynn’s earliest history came the Barbarians. A young brother and sister escape a pack of predators and strike out on their own, their lives taking parallel courses linked to the destiny of different tribes. But dark powers watch the rise of civilization with cold calculation and deadly…

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Draconian Measures

Draconian Measures

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Series: Kang's Regiment, Book 2
Genre: Novels
Tag: War of Souls Era

The regiment of draconian engineers featured in The Doom Brigade seek a safe haven for their precious cargo of young draconians. All they have to do is stay alive. Surely that shouldn’t be too hard. But Commander Kang puzzles over a sinister mystery. Why are some of his men vanishing…

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Dragons of a Lost Star

Dragons of a Lost Star

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Series: The War of Souls, Book 2
Genre: Novels
Tags: Core, War of Souls Era

A mysterious force holds Krynn in thrall. A young woman, protected by her regiment of dark armored knights, calls upon the might of an unknown god to bring victory to her army as it sweeps across the land. The souls of the dead rob the living of their magic. A dragon overlord threatens the very land…

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Chosen of the Gods

Chosen of the Gods

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Series: Kingpriest Trilogy, Book 1
Genre: Novels
Tag: Historical Era

Istar: The mightiest empire Krynn has ever known. The Kingpriests have reigned for centuries in the name of Paladine, the supreme god of good. But danger lurks in the empire’s heart. The Kingpriest has forseen his own death, and dark forces converge on the Temple, vying to control the throne…

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Dragons of a Vanished Moon

Dragons of a Vanished Moon

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Series: The War of Souls, Book 3
Genre: Novels
Tags: Core, War of Souls Era

The flames of war devour Ansalon. The army of dead souls marches towards conquest, led by the mystical warrior Mina, who serves the powerful One God. A small band of heroes, driven to desperate measures, leads the fight against overwhelming odds. Two unlikely protagonists…

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The Players of Gilean

The Players of Gilean

Across the ages roams an immortal troupe of actors, gifted with fantastical powers and led by a mysterious artiste with a penchant for meddling. Wherever they roam, they encounter magic and monsters and evil that requires taming. This is the first anthology based on characters from the…

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Amber and Ashes

Amber and Ashes

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Series: The Dark Disciple, Book 1
Genre: Novels
Tag: Age of Mortals Era

The War of Souls has come to an end at last. Magic is back, and so are the gods. But the gods are vying for supremacy, and the war has caused widespread misery, uprooting entire nations and changing the balance of power on Ansalon. The mysterious warrior-woman Mina, brooding on her…

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Blades of the Tiger

Blades of the Tiger

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Series: Taladas Trilogy, Book 1
Genre: Novels
Tag: Age of Mortals Era

The War of Souls is over. Takhisis is dead. On Ansalon, heroes and gods have banded together to save the world from destruction. A new peace, of sorts, has taken hold. Half a world away, on the continent of Taladas, the troubles are just beginning. Sorcery, long thought lost, has returned to…

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Amber and Iron

Amber and Iron

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Series: The Dark Disciple, Book 2
Genre: Novels
Tag: Age of Mortals Era

The world of Krynn is ever changing, and even the gods can be taken by surprise. And if that’s true of the gods, what chance can a mere mortal have? Caught up in forces none of them could hope to face alone, a small but determined band of adventurers come together in a desperate attempt to…

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Trail of the Black Wyrm

Trail of the Black Wyrm

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Series: Taladas Trilogy, Book 2
Genre: Novels
Tag: Age of Mortals Era

The Battle of the Run is over, but the Barreth Forlo victory is bitter. With only a dragon’s scale to aid them. Barreth and his friends must find his missing wife before it’s too late. A strange evil is stirring and a foul ritual has begun. And Forlo’s unborn child lies at the heart of it. Explore the legendary…

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Dragons of the Dwarven Depths

Dragons of the Dwarven Depths

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Series: The Lost Chronicles, Book 1
Genre: Novels
Tag: Preludes Era

As Tanis and Flint seek out a haven in the dwarven kingdom of Thorbardin, Raistlin is strangely drawn to the haunted fortress known as Skullcap, Sturm seeks the legendary Hammer of Kharas, and Tika embarks on a perilous journey to rescue those she loves from certain death. But it is the…

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The Great White Wyrm

The Great White Wyrm

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Series: The Champions, Book 3
Genre: Novels
Tag: Age of Mortals Era

From out of the clouds it comes, breathing ice, terrorizing those who live by the seas of Krynn. It is a terror beyond belief: the Great White Wyrm. And for centuries, a dedicated band of elves known as Dragonsbane have pursued it. They’ve finally brought the dragon to bay, but a fanatical captain…

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Shadow of the Flame

Shadow of the Flame

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Series: Taladas Trilogy, Book 3
Genre: Novels
Tag: Age of Mortals Era

Disaster has struck at the ruins of Akh-tazi: Maladar, the Faceless Emperor, is reborn, and Barreth Forlo is his prisoner, trapped in his own body. Forlo’s friends must find a way to stop Maladar before his power grows too great—and the solution may lie with Azar, Forlo’s supernatural son. Shadow…

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Dragons of the Highlord Skies

Dragons of the Highlord Skies

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Series: The Lost Chronicles, Book 2
Genre: Novels
Tag: Preludes Era

The feared Blue Lady, Kitiara, sets in motion a plot that will take three Solamnic knights to Icereach in search of a dragon orb, and her rival Laurana begins a journey toward destiny when she and Sturm, Flint, and Tasslehoff join the knights in their perilous quest. But it is Kitiara who faces the…

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Amber and Blood

Amber and Blood

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Series: The Dark Disciple, Book 3
Genre: Novels
Tag: Age of Mortals Era

The world of Krynn ever holds new surprises for the unwary, but the revelation that a mortal who dedicated her life first to the One God and then to Chemosh is a god herself goes beyond surprise. For Mina, it goes all the way to her own insanity at the revelation. The gods are in an uproar, for…

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Dragons of the Hourglass Mage

Dragons of the Hourglass Mage

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Series: The Lost Chronicles, Book 3
Genre: Novels
Tag: Preludes Era

The mage Raistlin Majere has become a Black Robe and, with the dragon orb in his possession, he travels to Neraka to further his quest for power in the service of the Dark Queen. But Raistlin realizes that if Takhisis wins, he will always be her slave. And so he resorts to a dangerous and…

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Raistlin Chronicles Omnibus

Raistlin Chronicles Omnibus

Discover the origins of one of the most intriguing characters in Dragonlance, Raistlin Majere. Before he became a Hero of the Lance, Raistlin Majere forged his magic in the Towers of Wizardry and on the field of war. Raistlin Majere is six years old when he is introduced to the archmage Antimodes…

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