I hope this website will provide a little background to readers who want to know something about me. Servant of the dragon is the third book in the lord of the isles series by david drake and i am currently reading it. Some content is based on isfdb data which is available under a creative commons license if you encounter any errors or dead links, please email me comments and new links are always appreciated, but see my link policy. The series consists of nine books broken into two distinct parts, the lord of the isles consisting of the first six books, and a final trilogy dubbed the crown of the isles. Flint has also begun a highlypraised fantasy adventure series, so far comprising. So far it is pretty good with the same kind of elements found in the prior books. Leary series in 1998 with the novel with the lightnings. I learned with the first book of the rcn series, with the lightnings, that i have to. John drake books list of books by author john drake. Download it once and read it on your kindle device, pc, phones or tablets. The hammers slammers book series by david drake includes books hammers slammers, cross the stars, at any price, and several more. The storm time of heroes series book 2 kindle edition by drake, david. There are stories and essays from john lambshead, cecelia holland, barry malzberg, continue reading.
He would start writing his own in october of the next year with mutineers moon, a scifi novel that began his dahak trilogy. The hammers slammers series of military sf stories and novels focus on a mercenary armored regiment in the 30th century. Since 1979, he authored and coauthored more than a hundred books, and published many more anthologies and short stories. David drake has 318 books on goodreads with 227956 ratings. The volga rules and the alexander inheritance were written with paula goodlett and gorg huff. The belisarius series is a fictional saga in the alternate history and military history subgenres of science fiction, written by american authors david drake and eric flint. Baen, june 2019 in the rcn series adventures beyond the edge of the known universe there were earlier examples, but the 19th century was the great age of scientific exploration. We personally assess every book s quality and offer rare, outofprint treasures. Order of matt drake books matt drake is the protagonist in a series of actionadventure thriller novels by british author david leadbeater. A new agency, a new era, and matt drake goes head more. The first novel david weber brought out in the honor harrington series, this book was initially published in 1993 and was to mark the start of a longrunning franchise featuring the titular protagonist. His books include the genredefining and bestselling hammers slammers series, as well as the nationally bestselling rcn series and his classic novel redliners, which he calls possibly the best thing ive written. Leary, commanding the far side of the stars the way to glory some golden harbor when the tide rises in the. This is a series of four fantasy novels set in a city and empire named carce, which very similar to that of rome in 30 ad.
The general also known as the raj whitehall series, after the lead character is a set of military science fiction books written by s. Prose as cold and hard as the metal alloy of a tankrivals crane and remarquechicago suntimes drake couldnt write a bad action scene at gunpoint. Their world balances on a knife edge between order and chaos. Below is a list of david drake s books in order of when they were originally published. David drake became a published novelist in 1979 when he published both hammers slammers and the standalone novel the dragon lord. Mountain magic also has contributions from david drake, henry kuttner and ryk e. The books are best read in order since the story continues. Jericho and red eagle encounter the ghost of a pirate who, according to the lore, hid his considerable treasure, just north of red bend some 55. They center around daniel leary, an officer in the republic of cinnabar navy rcn, and adele mundy, a librarian and spy. A list of all david drake s series in reading order.
The aethers of mars includes a sequel novella by charles e. Books by david drake authors like david drake what. David ignatius is an american journalist and novelist born in cambridge, massachusetts on may 26, 1950, to parents nancy sharpless and paul robert ignatius, who formerly worked as a secretary of the navy, as president of the washington post, and a former air transport association president. David drake has 319 books on goodreads with 228403 ratings. See all books authored by david drake, including with the lightnings, and the complete hammers slammers. Drake has described it as an sf version of the aubreymaturin series by patrick obrian. David weber became a published author in 1990 with insurrection, which was based on the starfire strategy game and was coauthored with steve white. Matt drake is a retired sas officer who must solve mysteries that have remained unsolved for many eons. The rcn series is a series of scifi novels written by american author david drake. Clearly inspired by the byzantine commander belisarius, the series shares numerous common elements with the more recent belisarius series by drake and eric flint.
David drake was attending duke university law school when he was drafted. Leary, and that is probably still my favorite series of drake s, but i like almost all of his books. King jon is bent on restoring the spark hard from baen of order with his champions. Browse author series lists, sequels, pseudonyms, synopses, book covers, ratings and awards. Drake graduated phi beta kappa from the university of iowa, majoring in history with honors and latin. This book is a little different from other david drake s novels. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading the way to glory lt.
David drake s most popular book is hammers slammers. Pal, is a maker who has built his own weapon and shield. David drake books list of books by author david drake thriftbooks. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading the storm time of heroes series book 2. Drake has written the true heroes series and the safeguard series. Leary books in order of when they were first released which is the same as their chronological order. The characters in this novel were unique and well thought out. Leary series is a sequence of standalone science fiction novels by david drake. Author david drakes complete list of books and series in order, with the latest releases, covers, descriptions and availability. Below is a list of david webers books in order of when they were. A vietnam war veteran who has worked as a lawyer, he is now a writer in the military science fiction genre. Leary rcn series book list in order, box sets or omnibus editions, and companion titles. The ballad of songbirds and snakes from the author that brought you the hunger games, reenter the world of panem again sixtyfour years before the events of the original series.
He is the author of the hammers slammers, lord of the isles and lt. The spark by david drake meet your next favorite book. In 1997, drake began his largest fantasy series, lord of the isles, using elements of sumerian religion and medieval era technology. The plots of the series are mainly based on historic incidents from ancient rome or ancient greece. Huge problems are discovered and then solved with suprising ease.
Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading in the stormy red sky lt. The complete series list for hammers slammers david drake. Air and darkness is david drake s gripping conclusion to the books of the elements, a fourvolume set of fantasies set in carce, an analog of ancient rome. David drake is one of the major bestseller authors in the american military science fiction and fantasy genres. Thriftbooks sells millions of used books at the lowest everyday prices. I would have like to have read more action scenes from his. A single mistake may drop humanity into eternal savagery and darkness.
David drake born september 24, 1945 is an american author of science fiction and fantasy literature. Its protagonist is a real historical figure, the late roman general flavius belisarius 505565 ad the saga is published by baen books wherein an overarching theme ties each book together. See the complete hammers slammers series book list in order, box sets or omnibus editions, and companion titles. Discount prices on books by david drake, including titles like minority shareholders 6e. Under this name, she made her debut with the novel hidden impact which is the first book in the safeguard series. He served the next two years in the army, spending 1970 as an enlisted interrogator with. The series has a total of ten novels, published between 1998 and 2014, and an eleventh one to be published on june 2016. I figure if youre here, youre probably interested in my work. The warmasters also contains contributions by david drake and david weber. Like many fans, i began reading drake because of lt.
David drake has 319 books on goodreads with 228192 ratings. Baen books published a tribute book in conjunction with world fantasy con in november 2015, where dave, who turned 70 that year, was a special guest. In contrast to the hardcore military science fiction bent of drake. If youre not, huckstering wont change it, and it sure isnt something im comfortable doing. Chronological by first publication date continue reading. David drake, an american science fiction and fantasy writer, is one of the major authors of the military science fiction genre. Leary rcn book series by david drake includes books with the lightnings, lt. With david drake he has written five popular novels in the belisarius series. David drake is an american author of science fiction and fantasy novels.18 1180 875 332 524 249 143 528 376 686 1042 272 155 596 454 1617 395 975 316 1397 1261 1235 125 203 914 479 1526 1342 489 1260 930 235 57 436 8 1495 3 576 1378 446 552 271 66 636 865 1484 105 686 685 133