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Alex Rider Books in Order

Alex Rider Books in Order: How to read Anthony Horowitz’s series?

Ready for some teen spy adventures?

What is Alex Rider about?

Young adult action-adventure books written by British author Anthony Horowitz, the Alex Rider series is about a teen spy.

Teenage Alex Rider discovered the truth about his uncle’s life and death. That leads him to be recruited by MI6 in order to complete his uncle’s latest mission and stop a terrorist attack. After that, Alex continues to face dangerous challenges and defeat bad guys.

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Vlad Taltos Books in Order

Vlad Taltos Books in Order: How to read Steven Brust’s fantasy series?

Adventures on Dragaera.

What is the Vlad Taltos series about?

Written by American fantasy and science fiction author Steven Brust, this long-running fantasy series is about a man named Vlad Taltos, an assassin in the magical metropolis of Adrilankha.

Set in the world of Dragaera, the story follows wisecracking Vlad Taltos and his jhereg—a dragon-like companion— who share a telepathic link with him. Together, they are deadly and live tumultuous adventures, even when they are the ones who are hunted.

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GhostWalkers Books in Order

GhostWalkers Books in Order: How to read Christine Feehan’s series?

One powerful experiment…

What is the GhostWalkers series about?

Written the American author Christine Feehan, the GhostWalkers is a paranormal/romance series about people with psychic abilities.

The GhostWalker experiment was created to enhance the psychic abilities of an elite squadron, transforming their natural telekenetic powers into a unique military weapon. Now, they go on impossible missions, using their powers to save lives and find truths.

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Spy School Series in Order: How to read Stuart Gibbs’ books?

You’re never too young to become a spy.

What is the Spy School series about?

Written by American author Stuart Gibbs, the Spy School series is a spy adventure series for children.

The story follows Benjamin Ripley, a middle schooler who dreamt of becoming a spy and ultimately joined a junior C.I.A. academy, even if it was an error. Now, he is in training to become a super spy that stops at nothing and to fight SPYDER, an enemy spy organization.

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Lonesome Dove Books in Order: How to read Ian C. Esslemont and Steven Erikson’s series?

The classic western series.

What is Lonesome Dove about?

Written by the American novelist, essayist, bookseller, and screenwriter Larry McMurtry, the Lonesome Dove series began in 1985 with a Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, the first of four books taking us back to the 19th century.

This series tell the exploits of Augustus McCrae and W. F. Call (but also Joshua Deets, Pea Eye Parker, Jake Spoon, Clara Forsythe Allen and more) of the Texas Ranger Division from the time of the Republic of Texas up until the beginning of the 20th century.

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Lord John Grey Books in Order: How to read Diana Gabaldon’s Outlander spin-off series?

Set in the world of the Outlander series.

Who is Lord John Grey?

Also written by Diana Gabaldon, The Lord John Grey series is a mix of historical fiction spinning of the Outlander novels.

At the beginning, Lord John Grey was a recurring secondary character, a young English soldier who became a Lord. Secretly homosexual, he lived a complex life full of adventures. His stories take place between 1756 and 1761, during the events of Voyager, the third book in the Outlander series.

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The Witcher Books in Order: How to read Andrzej Sapkowski’s series?

Toss a Coin to Your Witcher…

What is The Witcher series about?

Before becoming a Netflix show and a video game franchise, The Witcher was a fantasy series written by Polish author Andrzej Sapkowski composed of novels and short stories.

The series revolves around the famous Witcher, Geralt of Rivia, a beast hunter with supernatural abilities (he is a man whose magic powers, enhanced by long training and a mysterious elixir, have made him a brilliant fighter and a merciless assassin), and Ciri, a princess who become a pawn of international politics but also a witcher-in-training.

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Robert Langdon Books in Order: How to read Dan Brown’s series?

Seek the truth, seek the codes with Robert Langdon…

Who is Robert Langdon?

You possibly know him as Tom Hanks in Ron Howard adaptation of Dan Brown’s books. Robert Langdom is a famoux Harvard University professor of history of art and “symbology”, a fictional field related to the study of historic symbols.

No one will be surprise to know that professor Langdon has an eidetic memory, with a brilliant problem-solving mind. He’s also a great swimmer and the writer of six books.

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Realm of the Elderlings Books in Order: How to read Robin Hobb’s series?

G.R.R. Martin described Robin Hobb’s books as « like diamonds in a sea of zircons. » and her Realm of the Elderlings Series is epic.

What is Realm of the Elderlings about?

Robin Hobb’s Realm Of The Elderlings series is an epic fantasy saga sub-divided into four trilogies and a quartet, and completed with a novella and some short stories.

All stories take place in the Realm of the Elderlings, as we follow the destiny of many characters, like FitzChivalry Farseer, The Fool, Althea Vestrit, Malta Vestrit, Alise Kincarron and more. It is a world with magic, wolves, dragons and liveships.

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Travis McGee Books in Order: How to read John D. MacDonald’s series?

Troubles in Florida.

Who is Travis McGee?

Created by American mystery writer John D. MacDonald in 1964, the Travis McGee series is about the first great modern Florida adventurer.

Travis McGee lives on a houseboat dubbed The Busted Flush, docked at slip F-18 at Bahia Mar Marina, Fort Lauderdale, Florida. He is neither a police officer nor a private investigator. In fact, he described himseld as a “salvage consultant”. He will recover your property for a fee of 50%. Most of the times, this work leads him into a lot of troubles.

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