50 Essential Grimdark Fantasy Books/Series


While I could list all the books in the series and will try and do so, I will at least give you the first book in the series.

  • Prince of Thorns (The Broken Empire)

  • King of Thorns (The Broken Empire)

  • Emperor of Thorns (The Broken Empire)

  • The Black Company (Chronicles of The Black Company #1)

  • The Steel Remains

  • The Cold Commands (A Land Fit for Heroes)

  • The Dark Defiles (Land Fit for Heroes)

  • The Blade Itself (The First Law: Book One)

  • Before They Are Hanged (The First Law: Book Two)

  • Last Argument of Kings (First Law: Book Three)

  • Half a King (Shattered Sea)

  • Half the World (Shattered Sea)

  • Half a War (Shattered Sea)

  • The Darkness that Comes Before: The Prince of Nothing, Book One (The Prince of Nothing)

  • The Warrior Prophet: The Prince of Nothing, Book Two (The Prince of Nothing)

  • The Thousandfold Thought: The Prince of Nothing, Book Three (The Prince of Nothing)

  • The Judging Eye: One (The Aspect-Emperor Trilogy)

  • Aspect Emperor Collection R Scott Bakker 2 Books Set Pack

  • The Heresy Within (The Ties That Bind) (Volume 1)

  • The Color of Vengeance (The Ties That Bind Book 2)

Courtesy of Speculative Book Review