Books by L.E. Modesitt Jr.

REX REGIS by L.E. Modesitt Jr.
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Jan. 7, 2014

"Fans won't be disappointed."
Another, perhaps the final, installment of the prequel fantasy series (Antiagon Fire, 2013, etc.) involving the unification of Lydar under a single ruler. Read full book review >
THE ONE-EYED MAN by L.E. Modesitt Jr.
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Sept. 17, 2013

"One of Modesitt's best, which means, don't miss it."
Independent science fiction from the prolific, talented and versatile Modesitt (Imager's Battalion, 2013, etc.). Read full book review >
ANTIAGON FIRE by L.E. Modesitt Jr.
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: May 28, 2013

"Series fans will snap it up."
Fourth installment of the prequel fantasy series (Imager's Battalion, 2013, etc.). Read full book review >
IMAGER'S BATTALION by L.E. Modesitt Jr.
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Jan. 22, 2013

"Few surprises, but nevertheless a wholly absorbing entry in this highly addictive series."
Third part of a prequel fantasy series (Princeps, 2012, etc.) wherein wizards are known as "imagers," since the work involves the intense, precise and accurate visualization of the magic's objective. Read full book review >
PRINCEPS by L.E. Modesitt Jr.
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: May 22, 2012

"Not a standout entry, but solidly engrossing nonetheless. "
Second part of a prequel fantasy trilogy (Scholar, 2011, etc.). Read full book review >
SCHOLAR by L.E. Modesitt Jr.
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Nov. 1, 2011

First of a new trilogy set on the world of Terahnar, set hundreds of years before the previous books (Imager's Intrigue, 2010, etc.), where a handful of people have the power to create objects through visualization.

Little except the politics is different in this earlier incarnation. Read full book review >

LADY-PROTECTOR by L.E. Modesitt Jr.
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: March 1, 2011

"Fine for those already invested in the series."
In the eighth book of the Corean Chronicles, a young ruler takes up magic against a sea of troubles. Read full book review >
EMPRESS OF ETERNITY by L.E. Modesitt Jr.
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Nov. 1, 2010

"Though the narrative sometimes plods—Modesitt's not the world's finest purveyor of action prose—he always turns in a good yarn, and approaches his best when combining practicalities with new ideas."
Following his latest fantasy (Imager's Intrigue, 2010, etc.) the prolific and inventive Modesitt switches back to science fiction with this variation on a couple of time-honored tropes, the Big Dumb Object—in this case, a continent-spanning stone canal—and time travel. Read full book review >
IMAGER’S INTRIGUE by L.E. Modesitt Jr.
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: July 1, 2010

"Overstuffed but consistently, well, intriguing in every sense."
Another entry in the astonishingly productive Modesitt's fantasy series (Imager's Challenge, 2009, etc.) set in L'Excelsis, capital of Solidar, a country that bears more than a passing resemblance to 19th-century France. Read full book review >