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Prequel series: The Early Years .Sequel/Spin-off series: Brotherband Chronicles.Sequel/Spin-off series: Ranger's Apprentice: The Royal RangerThe original series was first published in Australia by Random House.This list follows the series in order of publication, which is the official listing of the series. Note:Erak's Ransom is the 7th book publis…
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The Ruins of Gorlan
John Flanagan - Jun 08, 2006 (first published in 2004)
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They have always scared him in the past — the Rangers, with their dark cloaks and shadowy ways. The villagers believe the Rangers practice magic that makes them invisible to ordinary people. And now 15-year-old Will, always small for his age, has been chosen as a Ranger's apprentice. What he doesn't yet realize is that the Rangers are the protector...
Book 2
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The Burning Bridge
John Flanagan - Jun 26, 2007 (first published in 2005)
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See alternate cover edition: here and hereAN EVIL RETURNSFor years, the Kingdom of Araluen has prospered, with the evil Lord Morgarath safely behind the impassable mountains. For years, its people have felt secure. But the scheming hand of the dark lord has not been idle.... On a special mission for the Rangers, Will and his friend Horace, an appre...
Book 3
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The Icebound Land
John Flanagan - Feb 05, 2008 (first published in 2005)
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See alternate cover edition: here and hereCAPTURED...Kidnapped and taken to a frozen land after the fierce battle with Lord Morgarath, Will and Evanlyn are bound for Skandia as captives aboard a fearsome wolfship. Halt has sworn to rescue his young apprentice, and he will do anything to keep his promise - even defy his King. Expelled from the Range...
Book 4
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The Battle for Skandia
Book Four (Ranger's Apprentice)
John Flanagan - Jan 08, 2009 (first published in 2006)
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The international bestselling series with over 5 million copies sold in the U.S. alone!Still far from home after escaping slavery in the icebound land of Skandia, young Will and Evanlyn's plans to return to Araluen are spoiled when Evanlyn is taken captive. Though still weak, Will employs his Ranger training to locate his friend but soon finds hims...
Book 5
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The Sorcerer of the North
Book Five (Ranger's Apprentice)
John Flanagan - Jun 25, 2009 (first published in 2006)
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The international bestselling series with over 5 million copies sold in the U.S. alone!Several years have passed since the apprentice and his master, Will and Halt, first met, and Will is finally a full-fledged Ranger with his own fief to look after. The fief seems sleepy?boring, even?until Lord Syron, master of a castle far in the north, is struck...
Book 6
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The Siege of Macindaw
Book Six (Ranger's Apprentice)
John Flanagan - May 18, 2010 (first published in 2006)
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The international bestselling series with over 5 million copies sold in the U.S. alone!The kingdom is in danger. Renegade knight Sir Keren has succeeded in overtaking Castle Macindaw and is now conspiring with the Scotti. The fate of Araluen rests in the hands of two young adventurers: the Ranger Will and his warrior friend, Horace. Yet for Will, t...
Book 7
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Erak's Ransom
Book 7 (Ranger's Apprentice)
John Flanagan - Sep 06, 2011 (first published in 2007)
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Der Waffenstillstand Araluens mit den Skandianern ist noch frisch, als König Duncan die Nachricht erreicht, dass Erak, der Anführer Skandias vom Wüstenvolk der Arridi gefangen genommen wurde. Kurz entschlossen brechen der Waldläufer Will und seine Freunde Walt, Gilan, Evanlyn und Horace auf, um den Skandianer zu befreien. Doch Sandstürme, unbarmher...
Book 8
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The Kings of Clonmel
Book Eight (Ranger's Apprentice)
John Flanagan - Sep 06, 2011 (first published in 2008)
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Librarian's note: See alternate cover edition of ISBN 0142418579 here.Will is at the annual Ranger Gathering but Halt is investigating mysterious happenings in the west. When he does finally return, it's with bad news. Hibernia is in turmoil. A religious cult calling themselves the Outsiders are sowing confusion and sedition, and five of the six Hi...
Book 9
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Halt's Peril
Book Nine (Ranger's Apprentice)
John Flanagan - Mar 20, 2012 (first published in 2009)
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Librarian's note: See alternate cover edition of ISBN 0142418587 here.The renegade outlaw group known as the Outsiders has journeyed from kingdom to kingdom, conning the innocent out of their few valuables. Will and Halt, his mentor, are ambushed by the cult's deadly assassins when Halt is pierced by a poisoned arrow. Now Will must travel day and n...
Book 10
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The Emperor of Nihon-Ja
Book Ten (Ranger's Apprentice)
John Flanagan - Mar 20, 2012 (first published in 2011)
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FORCED OUT!When Horace travels to the exotic land of Nihon- Ja, it isn't long before he finds himself pulled into a battle that is not his - but one he knows in his heart he must wage. A kingdom teeters on the edge of chaos when the Nihon-Ja emperor, a defender of the common man, is forcibly overthrown, and only Horace, Will, and his Araluen compan...
Book 11
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The Lost Stories
Book 11 (Ranger's Apprentice)
John Flanagan - Aug 06, 2013 (first published in 2011)
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SECRETS REVEALED!Some claim they were merely stuff of legend - The Rangers with their mottled green-and-grey cloaks and their reputation as defenders of the Kingdom. Reports of their brave battles vary. Many feature a boy-turned-man-named Will and his mentor, Halt. Others tell of those who fought alongside the Rangers, such as the young warrior Hor...
The Royal Ranger by John Flanagan