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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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“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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