Richard A. Knaak

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Richard A. Knaak is the bestselling author of Dragonlance novels, the Dragonrealm and Black City Saint series (his own creations), six novels for Blizzard Entertainment's Diablo series, and six works in the Warcraft universe. He has also written several non-series fantasy books.


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Richard A. Knaak The Dragon Masters is out now and The Gryphon Mage should be out around the end of August! Currently also working on --- Knights of the Frost --- the …moreThe Dragon Masters is out now and The Gryphon Mage should be out around the end of August! Currently also working on --- Knights of the Frost --- the first novel in Legends of the Dragonrealm: The Dragon Throne Trilogy! email gryphonbooks@sbcglobal.net for details on cost to subscribe to either trilogy!

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Black City Dragon by Richard A. Knaak
"Centuries have gone by and you would think that things would be getting easier for Nick Medea. Protector of the Gate to Faerie...hunter of the Wyld...conqueror of the Dragon, that SHOULD bring with it some form of respect. But...recently... he has ba" Read more of this review »
Black City Dragon by Richard A. Knaak
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"Richard Knaak is back and at the top of his game again with the urban fantasy Black City series. Nick Medea returns as a combination of Phillip Marlow and Harry Dresden, a “ghostbuster “ in an alternate Prohibition Era Chicago where the Fae mingle wi" Read more of this review »
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“It is as if we are trapped in a never-ending game, our lives hinging on the roll of a dice or the turn of a card. ”
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“I am a knight of Solamnia. I am the hand of Paladine, of Kiri-Jolith and of Habbakuk on this world. You are on Krynn. You are mine, Queen of Darkness.”
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“When you have eliminated all which is impossible, then whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth.”
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Anna Catherina Spanier Thank you, Richard!


Nyghtmare Hmmm...
Just bored and spamming on everyone's profiles :)


Richard Knaak Laura wrote: "I loved the Legend Of Huma. It is one of my favorites. I also love your Warcraft books. I read them when I get the chance."

Thank you, Laura! Very much appreciating your kind words!


Nyghtmare I loved the Legend Of Huma. It is one of my favorites. I also love your Warcraft books. I read them when I get the chance.


Dorlana Hi Richard,
I just received my copy of, Legends of the Dragonrealm. Thanks for signing it. I'm looking forward to reading it. :)
Dorlana


Nicholas Gourlay Thank you for accepting my friendship! I hope to see this site blossom with all sorts of Knaakisms!


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