R. A. Salvatore

R. A. Salvatore

Robert Anthony Salvatore (born 1959), who writes under the name R. A. Salvatore, is an American author best known for The DemonWars Saga, his Forgotten Realms novels, in which he created the popular character Drizzt Do'Urden, and Vector Prime, the first novel in the Star Wars: The New Jedi Order series. With over 20 million books sold worldwide, more than four dozen book and numerous game credits Salvatore has become one of the most important figures in modern epic fantasy.

A lifelong resident of Massachusetts, R.A. Salvatore, began writing shortly after receiving his Bachelor of Science degree in Communications/Media from Fitchburg State College. He penned his first manuscript in 1982, in a spiral notebook, writing by candlelight while listening to Fleetwood Mac’s Tusk album. 

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Updated October 5, 2023




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Books by R. A. Salvatore
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Series by R. A. Salvatore

The Chronicles of Ynis Aielle (3 books)
The Crimson Shadow (3 books)
Spearwielder's Tale (3 books)

Speculative Fiction Books

(The Buccaneers #3 / 3)
2027 | fantasy, high fantasy | Release date TBA
(The Buccaneers #2 / 3)
2025 | fantasy, high fantasy | Release date TBA
(The Buccaneers #1 / 3)
2024 | fantasy, high fantasy
(The Way of the Drow #3 / 3)
2023 | fantasy
(The Way of the Drow #2 / 3)
2022 | fantasy
2021 | fantasy, young adult
(The Way of the Drow #1 / 3)
2021 | fantasy
(Generations #3 / 3)
2020 | fantasy
(The Coven #3 / 3)
2020 | fantasy, high fantasy
(Generations #2 / 3)
2019 | fantasy
(The Coven #2 / 3)
2019 | fantasy, high fantasy
(Generations #1 / 3)
2018 | fantasy
(The Coven #1 / 3)
2018 | fantasy, high fantasy
(Homecoming #3 / 3)
2016 | fantasy
(Homecoming #2 / 3)
2016 | fantasy
(Homecoming #1 / 3)
2015 | fantasy
(Companions Codex #3 / 3)
2015 | fantasy
(Companions Codex #2 / 3)
2014 | fantasy
(Companions Codex #1 / 3)
2014 | fantasy
(Forgotten Realms: The Sundering #1 / 6)
2013 | fantasy
(The Neverwinter Saga #4 / 4)
2013 | fantasy
(The Neverwinter Saga #3 / 4)
2012 | fantasy
(The Neverwinter Saga #2 / 4)
2011 | fantasy
(The Legend of Drizzt)
2011 | fantasy, short stories
(Stone of Tymora #3 / 3)
2010 | fantasy, young adult
(The Neverwinter Saga #1 / 4)
2010 | fantasy
(Saga of the First King #4 / 4)
2010 | fantasy, high fantasy
(Stone of Tymora #2 / 3)
2009 | fantasy, young adult
(Transitions #3 / 3)
2009 | fantasy
(Saga of the First King #3 / 4)
2009 | fantasy, high fantasy
(Transitions #2 / 3)
2008 | fantasy
(Stone of Tymora #1 / 3)
2008 | fantasy, young adult
(Saga of the First King #2 / 4)
2008 | fantasy, high fantasy
(Transitions #1 / 3)
2007 | fantasy
(The Sellswords #3 / 3)
2006 | fantasy
(The Sellswords #2 / 3)
2005 | fantasy
(Saga of the First King #1 / 4)
2004 | fantasy, high fantasy
(The Hunter's Blades Trilogy #3 / 3)
2004 | fantasy
(The Second DemonWars Saga #3 / 3)
2003 | fantasy, high fantasy
(The Hunter's Blades Trilogy #2 / 3)
2003 | fantasy
(The Second DemonWars Saga #2 / 3)
2002 | fantasy, high fantasy
(The Hunter's Blades Trilogy #1 / 3)
2002 | fantasy
(Star Wars: Episode II)
2002 | science fiction, space opera
(Paths of Darkness #3 / 3)
2001 | fantasy
(The Second DemonWars Saga #1 / 3)
2001 | fantasy, high fantasy
(The Sellswords #1 / 3)
2000 | fantasy
(DemonWars)
2000 | fantasy, high fantasy
(The Chronicles of Ynis Aielle #3 / 3)
2000 | fantasy
(The DemonWars Saga #3 / 3)
1999 | fantasy, high fantasy
(Paths of Darkness #2 / 3)
1999 | fantasy
(Star Wars: The New Jedi Order #1 / 19)
1999 | science fiction, space opera
(The DemonWars Saga #2 / 3)
1998 | fantasy, high fantasy
(Paths of Darkness #1 / 3)
1998 | fantasy
(The DemonWars Saga #1 / 3)
1997 | fantasy, high fantasy
(Legacy of the Drow #4 / 4)
1996 | fantasy
(The Crimson Shadow #3 / 3)
1996 | fantasy, high fantasy
(The Crimson Shadow #2 / 3)
1996 | fantasy, high fantasy
(Tarzan (other novels))
1996 | fantasy
(Spearwielder's Tale #3 / 3)
1995 | fantasy, high fantasy
(The Crimson Shadow #1 / 3)
1995 | fantasy, high fantasy
(The Cleric Quintet #5 / 5)
1994 | fantasy
(Legacy of the Drow #3 / 4)
1994 | fantasy
(Spearwielder's Tale #2 / 3)
1994 | fantasy, high fantasy
(The Cleric Quintet #4 / 5)
1993 | fantasy
(Legacy of the Drow #2 / 4)
1993 | fantasy
(Spearwielder's Tale #1 / 3)
1993 | fantasy, high fantasy
(The Cleric Quintet #3 / 5)
1992 | fantasy
(Legacy of the Drow #1 / 4)
1992 | fantasy
(The Cleric Quintet #2 / 5)
1992 | fantasy
(The Dark Elf Trilogy #3 / 3)
1991 | fantasy
(The Chronicles of Ynis Aielle #2 / 3)
1991 | fantasy
(The Cleric Quintet #1 / 5)
1991 | fantasy
(The Icewind Dale Trilogy #3 / 3)
1990 | fantasy
(The Dark Elf Trilogy #2 / 3)
1990 | fantasy
(The Dark Elf Trilogy #1 / 3)
1990 | fantasy
(The Chronicles of Ynis Aielle #1 / 3)
1990 | fantasy
(The Icewind Dale Trilogy #2 / 3)
1989 | fantasy
(The Icewind Dale Trilogy #1 / 3)
1988 | fantasy

Comics and Anthology

(The Best of the Realms #1 / 3)
2003 | fantasy, anthology