Janny Wurts Bibliography

There are 10 primary works and 16 total works in the Wars of Light and Shadow Series


Series Information:
The whole series is one epic story which is broken up into separate books. There are time jumps between the different Arcs, but each builds heavily on the story in previous books.

This series by Janny Wurts, is subdivided into five Arcs.

Arc I - The Curse of the Mistwraith forms its own Arc.

Arc II - The Ships of Merior

Arc III - Alliance of Light

Arc IV - Sword of the Canon

Arc V - (forthcoming) Song of the Mysteries will form its own Arc.

Suggested reading order for the satelliteSeries Information:
The whole series is one epic story which is broken up into separate books. There are time jumps between the different Arcs, but each builds heavily on the story in previous books.

This series by Janny Wurts, is subdivided into five Arcs.

Arc I - The Curse of the Mistwraith forms its own Arc.

Arc II - The Ships of Merior

Arc III - Alliance of Light

Arc IV - Sword of the Canon

Arc V - (forthcoming) Song of the Mysteries will form its own Arc.

Suggested reading order for the satellite short stories: Child of Prophecy precedes Mistwraith by about five centuries and shows the antecedent action that feeds into the political deadlocks that exist as Mistwraith opens. Reins of Destiny can be read anytime in the Alliance of Light Arc. Sundering Star is best read before Arc IV, as bits in Child of Prophecy and Sundering star come into play as Arc IV opens up.

Note: The bottom volume listed here is the original US hardcover edition that contains both books in Arc II. ...more


Summary Bibliography: Janny Wurts

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  • Author: Janny Wurts Author Record # 433
  • Legal Name: Wurts, Janny
  • Birthplace: Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Birthdate: 10 December 1953
  • Language: English
  • Webpages:pabook.libraries.psu.edu, paravia.com, SFE3, Wikipedia-EN
  • Used These Alternate Names:Jannie Wurts, Janny Wurtz
  • Note: Married to the artist Don Maitz.

  • Author Tags:fantasy (6), civil war (1), courage (1), demons (1), escape (1), princess (1), fantasy short story (1), wizards (1), magic (1)
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