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The Demon Cycle Series

The Demon Cycle books in order

This series is a quintet; not a trilogy, as claimed in some media reports. There are also a few novellas in addition to the main works. The last book in the series was published in October 2017.As for the author's future plans in the Demon Cycle universe, Peter says: "I will continue writing in the Demon Cycle world for the foreseeable future. I ha…
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Book 1
The Warded Man
Book One of The Demon Cycle
Peter V. Brett - 2009-03-10 (first published in 2008)
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Discover a world where demons with supernatural powers rise as darkness falls. For hundreds of years, they have terrorized humanity, culling them behind fragile magical wards. But three young survivors of vicious demon attacks refuse to give up hope. They embark on a daring quest to regain the lost secrets of the past and stand against the night. Will they succeed? Find out in this gripping fantasy novel.
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Book 2
The Desert Spear
Book Two of The Demon Cycle
Peter V. Brett - 2010-04-13
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This thrilling book takes you on a journey through a post-apocalyptic world where demons prey on humanity after the sun sets. Legends tell of a Deliverer who could save humanity from their impending doom. Out of the desert, Ahmann Jardir appears, claiming to be the Deliverer and leading an army to defeat the demons. But the Northerners have their own Deliverer: the Warded Man. As old allegiances are tested and new alliances are formed, a new breed of demon emerges, deadlier than any before.
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Book 3
The Daylight War
Book Three of The Demon Cycle
Peter V. Brett - 2013-02-12
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This fantasy novel delves into the battle between humans and demons, centering on two men who have the potential to become the Deliverer, the one prophesied to bring humanity together to defeat the corelings. One of them is Arlen Bales, the Warded Man, who denies his destiny but is starting to gain a following. The other is Ahmann Jardir, who has become the leader of a demon-killing army and is supported by his First Wife, Inevera. Arlen and Jardir were once close friends, but are now bitter rivals. As demons and personal demons both threaten humanity, these two must push aside their enmity to save the world.
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Book 4
The Skull Throne
Book Four of The Demon Cycle
Peter V. Brett - 2015-03-31
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The Skull Throne is a epic fantasy novel about power, honor, and magic. The seat of the powerful Skull Throne of Krasia lies empty, threatening to unleash the demon corelings. As the struggle for succession heats up and old alliances crumble, protagonists must band together to forge new alliances, find missing loved ones, and stop the corelings from destroying everything they hold dear. Written in a lush and detailed style, this high-stakes adventure will leave readers on the edge of their seats.
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Book 5
The Core
Book Five of The Demon Cycle
Peter V. Brett - 2017-10-03
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This epic fantasy follows two heroes, one tattooed head to toe with powerful magic symbols, the other armed with magically warded weapons, as they strive to unite humanity against bloodthirsty demons. But their efforts may bring about the end of everything they hold dear, unleashing an inexhaustible army unless they can bend a captured demon prince to their will and lead them to the Core, where the Mother of Demons breeds. With the help of their closest confidantes, they set out on a desperate quest into the darkest depths of evil.