Malazan Series

25 primary works • 25 total works
The world of the Malazan Empire is found in the works of Steven Erikson and Ian C. Esslemont.

A wiki resource for more information about the reading order: malazan wiki

Books in this series include:

The Malazan Book of the Fallen by Steven Erikson
The Novels of the Malazan Empire by Ian C. Esslemont
The Tales of Bauchelain and Korbal Broach by Steven E…

Book 1

Forge of Darkness
4.13
· 6632 Ratings · 371 Reviews · published 2012 · 3 editions
Now is the time to tell the story of an ancient r…
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Book 2

Fall of Light
4.12
· 2243 Ratings · 165 Reviews · published 2016 · 20 editions
It is a bitter winter and civil war now ravages K…
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Book 3

Dancer's Lament
4.43
· 2969 Ratings · 234 Reviews · published 2016 · 17 editions
Taking Malazan fans back to that troubled contine…
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Book 4

Night of Knives
3.84
· 9765 Ratings · 458 Reviews · published 2004 · 25 editions
The empire is named for the tiny island and city…
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Book 4.1

Blood Follows
3.83
· 1972 Ratings · 83 Reviews · published 2002 · 5 editions
All is not well in Lamentable Moll. A sinister, d…
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Book 4.2

The Lees of Laughter's End
3.82
· 1225 Ratings · 58 Reviews · published 2007 · 5 editions
In the wake of their blissful sojourn in the city…
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Book 4.3

The Wurms of Blearmouth
4.06
· 1090 Ratings · 97 Reviews · published 2012 · 6 editions
A new novella from New York Times bestselling aut…
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Book 4.4

The Healthy Dead
3.92
· 1487 Ratings · 41 Reviews · published 2004 · 7 editions
Things are going all too well in the city of Quai…
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Book 4.5

Crack'd Pot Trail
3.65
· 1392 Ratings · 100 Reviews · published 2009 · 7 editions

It is an undeniable truth: give evil a name and…

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Book 4.6

The Fiends of Nightmaria
3.88
· 150 Ratings · 17 Reviews · published 2016 · 1 edition
Containing twenty-plus pieces of artwork from Dav…
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Book 5

Gardens of the Moon
3.88
· 80053 Ratings · 4776 Reviews · published 1999 · 73 editions
The Malazan Empire simmers with discontent, bled…
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Book 6

Deadhouse Gates
4.25
· 50923 Ratings · 1911 Reviews · published 2000 · 58 editions
In the vast dominion of Seven Cities, in the Holy…
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Book 7

Memories of Ice
4.41
· 41236 Ratings · 1406 Reviews · published 2001 · 43 editions
The ravaged continent of Genabackis is a terrifyi…
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Book 8

House of Chains
4.33
· 34288 Ratings · 1002 Reviews · published 2002 · 44 editions
In Northern Genabackis, tribal mountain warriors…
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Book 9

Midnight Tides
4.37
· 29110 Ratings · 969 Reviews · published 2004 · 36 editions
After decades of warfare, the five tribes of the…
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Book 10

The Bonehunters
4.44
· 28526 Ratings · 783 Reviews · published 2006 · 31 editions
The Seven Cities Rebellion has been crushed. Sha'…
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Book 11

Return of the Crimson Guard
4.05
· 9287 Ratings · 297 Reviews · published 2008 · 21 editions
The returning mercenary Crimson Guard are sworn t…
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Book 12

Reaper's Gale
4.37
· 24230 Ratings · 687 Reviews · published 2007 · 34 editions
All is not well in the Letherii Empire. Rhulad Se…
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Book 13

Toll the Hounds
4.34
· 23663 Ratings · 727 Reviews · published 2008 · 29 editions
In Darujhistan, the city of blue fire, it is said…
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Book 14

Stonewielder
4.08
· 7245 Ratings · 206 Reviews · published 2010 · 18 editions
A breathtaking addition to the history of Malaz -…
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Book 15

Orb Sceptre Throne
4.13
· 5490 Ratings · 177 Reviews · published 2012 · 17 editions
The epic new chapter in the history of Malaz -- t…
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Book 16

Dust of Dreams
4.31
· 21146 Ratings · 564 Reviews · published 2009 · 27 editions
In war everyone loses. This brutal truth can be s…
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Book 17

The Crippled God
4.46
· 20984 Ratings · 913 Reviews · published 2011 · 25 editions
The Bonehunters march for Kolanse, led by Adjunct…
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Book 18

Blood and Bone
4.03
· 4035 Ratings · 135 Reviews · published 2012 · 14 editions
In the western sky the bright emerald banner of t…
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Book 19

Assail
4.15
· 2933 Ratings · 149 Reviews · published 2013 · 16 editions
This followup to Ian C. Esslemont's Blood and Bon…
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