The Gentleman Bastard Sequence

Follow the the life and adventures of Locke Lamora, a master con artist in a world where con artistry, as we know it, is a new and rare style of crime. These seven novels will reveal his grand ambitions as well as his astounding failures. See his wits pitted against ever-increasing odds on behalf of the few things that truly matter to him, through the highs and lows of crime, courtly intrigue, politics, love, and war...

The Gentleman Bastard Sequence consists of three books, and the series is set to expand with the upcoming release of five more books. The current recommended reading order for the series is provided below.

Updated January 6, 2023




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Speculative Fiction Books

(The Gentleman Bastard Sequence #1 / 7)
2006 | fantasy, high fantasy, adventure
(The Gentleman Bastard Sequence #1.5 / 7)
2025 | fantasy, high fantasy | Release date TBA
(The Gentleman Bastard Sequence #2 / 7)
2007 | fantasy, high fantasy, adventure
(The Gentleman Bastard Sequence #3 / 7)
2013 | fantasy, high fantasy, adventure
(The Gentleman Bastard Sequence #4 / 7)
2025 | fantasy, high fantasy, adventure | Release date January 15, 2025
(The Gentleman Bastard Sequence #5 / 7)
2024 | fantasy, high fantasy, adventure | Release date 2024
(The Gentleman Bastard Sequence #6 / 7)
2027 | fantasy, high fantasy, adventure | Release date TBA
(The Gentleman Bastard Sequence #7 / 7)
2030 | fantasy, high fantasy, adventure | Release date TBA