R.A. Salvatore

R.A. Salvatore

in Leominster, The United States
January 20, 1959




Ian Fleming, Arthur Conan Doyle, Fritz Leiber, and of course, J.R.R. T ...more

As one of the fantasy genre’s most successful authors, R.A. Salvatore enjoys an ever-expanding and tremendously loyal following. His books regularly appear on The New York Times best-seller lists and have sold more than 10,000,000 copies. Salvatore’s original hardcover, The Two Swords, Book III of The Hunter’s Blade Trilogy (October 2004) debuted at # 1 on The Wall Street Journal best-seller list and at # 4 on The New York Times best-seller list. His books have been translated into numerous foreign languages including German, Italian, Finnish, Greek, Hungarian, Turkish, Croatian, Bulgarian, Yiddish, Spanish, Russian, Polish, Portuguese, Czech, and French.

Salvatore’s first published novel, The Crystal Shard from TSR in 1988, became the first

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The e-signing for Hero, the final book in the Homecoming saga has begun! Hero picks up where Maestro left off, in a sweeping climax to an epic tale.

The book is coming this Fall, so we have begun taking reserves for signed and personalized copies.

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Exile (Forgotten Realms: Th...

4.24 avg rating — 37,607 ratings — published 1990 — 42 editions
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The Crystal Shard (Forgotte...

4.13 avg rating — 32,664 ratings — published 1988 — 41 editions
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The Halfling's Gem (Forgott...

4.15 avg rating — 27,349 ratings — published 1990 — 36 editions
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Streams of Silver (Forgotte...

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The Crystal Shard Streams of Silver The Halfling's Gem
The Icewind Dale Trilogy (3 books)
4.15 avg rating — 98,293 ratings

The Legacy Starless Night Siege of Darkness Passage to Dawn
Legacy of the Drow (4 books)
4.15 avg rating — 76,911 ratings

The Crystal Shard Die verschlungenen Pfade Streams of Silver Das Tal der Dunkelheit Der magische Stein Der ewige Traum
Die vergessenen Welten (6 books)
4.13 avg rating — 59,131 ratings

The Thousand Orcs The Lone Drow The Two Swords
Hunter's Blades (3 books)
4.14 avg rating — 41,868 ratings

Servant of the Shard Promise of the Witch King Road of the Patriarch
The Sellswords (3 books)
4.16 avg rating — 22,824 ratings

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“It is better, I think, to grab at the stars than to sit flustered because you know you cannot reach them.”
R.A. Salvatore, Sojourn

“No, I would not want to live in a world without dragons, as I would not want to live in a world without magic, for that is a world without mystery, and that is a world without faith.”
R.A. Salvatore, Streams of Silver


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