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Best Forgotten Realms Books: The Ultimate List

Until you’ve consumed all of the best Forgotten Realms books, can you even claim to be a true fan?

1. Legend of Drizzt The Forgotten Realms Series Set 1-13 By R.A. Salvatore Collection (2005)

Best Forgotten Realms Books: The Ultimate ListLegend of Drizzt The Forgotten Realms Series Set 1-13 By R.A. Salvatore – Includes, Book I: Homeland The Dark Elf Trilogy #1 Book II: Exile The Dark Elf Trilogy #2 Book III: Sojourn The Dark Elf Trilogy #3 Book IV: The Crystal Shard The Icewind Dale Trilogy #1 Book V: Streams of Silver The Icewind Dale Trilogy #2 Book VI: The Halfling’s Gem The Icewind Dale Trilogy #3 Book VII: The Legacy Legacy of the Drow #1 Book VIII: Starless Night Legacy of the Drow #2 Book IX: Siege of Darkness Legacy of the Drow #3 Book X: Passage to Dawn Legacy of the Drow…
Author(s): R.A. Salvatore

2. Homeland: The Dark Elf Trilogy, Part 1 (Forgotten Realms: The Legend of Drizzt, Book I) (Bk. 1) (2005)

Best Forgotten Realms Books: The Ultimate ListDrow ranger Drizzt Do’Urden, first introduced in The Icewind Dale Trilogy, quickly became one of the fantasy genre’s standout characters. But Homeland first reveals the startling tale of how this one lone drow walked out of the shadowy depths of the Underdark, leaving behind a society of evil and a family who want him dead. It is here that the story of this amazing dark elf truly began….
Author(s): R.A. Salvatore

3. Maestro (Forgotten Realms) (2017)

Best Forgotten Realms Books: The Ultimate ListSomething terrible, unspeakable, immense, has come to Menzoberranzan and is leaving death and destruction in its wake. The primordial of Gauntlgrym stirs, sending Cattie-brie and Gromph to Luskan, and the ruins of the only power that can keep the beast in check. The damage of the Darkening, of war, and of a demon-ravaged Underdark has sent cracks out across the North. Some of this damage may never be repaired.And Drizzt is going home. But not to Mithral Hall. Not to Icewind Dale. He’s going to Menzoberranzan. Bruenor is ready to march with him bringing along an army of dwarves to end the scourge of Menzoberranzan, but Drizzt needs to…
Author(s): R.A. Salvatore

4. The Cleric Quintet Collector’s Edition [Forgotten Realms] (2002)

Best Forgotten Realms Books: The Ultimate ListNew York Times best-selling author R. A. Salvatore’s beloved Cleric Quintet novels, now in a trade paperback.R.A. Salvatore’s Cleric Quintet tells the story of the scholar-priest Cadderly, plucked from the halls of the Edificant Library to fulfill a heroic quest: to stop the chaos curse unleashed upon Faêrun.This one-volume collection includes all five of the original Cleric Quintet novels–Canticle, In Sylvan Shadows, Night Masks, The Fallen Fortress, and The Chaos Curse–complete and unabridged, with an introduction by the author. The Cleric Quintet is the prequel to R.A. Salvatore’s best-selling novel, The…
Author(s): R.A. Salvatore, R. A. Salvatore

5. Archmage (Forgotten Realms) (2017)

Best Forgotten Realms Books: The Ultimate ListThe pall that had descended over the North is gone, and a new day has dawned on a victorious Mithral Hall, but no matter how bright things seem on the surface, Drizzt and his companions know that what lurks just under their feet remains steeped in evil and charged with unimaginable power.   The dark elves of Menzoberranzan, including the powerful Archmage Gromph, aren’t done with Drizzt yet. And consumed by their own power struggles, feeling backed into a corner, the drow may just be desperate enough to call on demonic forces from the deepest reaches of the…
Author(s): R.A. Salvatore

6. Dungeons & Dragons: Forgotten Realms Omnibus (2016)

Best Forgotten Realms Books: The Ultimate ListCollects three adventures in one omnibus! “Forgotten Realms” brings you the adventures of an unlikely band of heroes in the fabled port city of Waterdeep. “Cutter” traces the path of two half-drow siblings locked in competition for the ownership of their father’s mighty sword. And in “Neverwinter Tales,” Drizzt and his mysterious companion Dahlia hunt for something that seems part vampire and part elite dwarven warrior….
Author(s): Ed Greenwood, R. A. Salvatore, et al.

7. Timeless: A Drizzt Novel (Generations) (2019)

Best Forgotten Realms Books: The Ultimate ListNew York Times Bestseller!R. A. Salvatore returns with one of fantasy’s most beloved and enduring icons, the dark elf Drizzt Do’Urden, in an all-new trilogy full of swordplay, danger, and imaginative thrills,Centuries ago, in the city of Menzoberranzan, the City of Spiders, the City of Drow, nestled deep in the unmerciful Underdark of Toril, a young weapon master earned a reputation far above his station or that of his poor house.The greater nobles watched him, and one matron, in particular, decided to take him as her own. She connived with rival great houses to secure her prize, but that prize was caught for her by…
Author(s): R. A. Salvatore

8. The Devil You Know (Forgotten Realms) (2017)

Best Forgotten Realms Books: The Ultimate ListIn the long-awaited finale of her riveting Brimstone Angels series, Erin M. Evans thrusts her signature character Farideh into an epic battle of good versus evil, rife with deception and intrigue, where the question is as much who is evil, as how they can be defeated. The stakes have never been higher, and the fallout will shake the Hells, and through them, the Forgotten Realms.Before Farideh took a devil’s pact, before she was Chosen by the god-king of the Hells, before any of this started, there was Bryseis Kakistos, the original Brimstone Angel, first of Farideh’s line. Now, at the end, there is also Bryseis…
Author(s): Erin Evans

9. Dungeons & Dragons: Days of Endless Adventure (DUNGEONS & DRAGONS Baldur’s Gate) (2019)

Best Forgotten Realms Books: The Ultimate ListA new generation of heroes, led by a revived Minsc and Boo, rises to protect Baldur’s Gate, but they’ll soon find themselves fighting evil forces throughout the Realms and beyond. Whether they’re stopping a plot by the Cult of the Dragon to destroy the city; escaping from the endless night of Ravenloft in the Demiplane of Dread; or facing down frost giant raiding parties in the frigid Spine of the World, the action never stops! GO FOR THE EYES, BOO!Collects Dungeons & Dragons: Legends of Baldur’s Gate, Dungeons & Dragons: Shadows of the Vampire, and Dungeons and…
Author(s): Jim Zub , Max Dunbar, et al.

10. The Alabaster Staff (Forgotten Realms: The Rogues, Book 1) (2003)

Best Forgotten Realms Books: The Ultimate ListThe first title in a new Forgotten Realms series of stand-alone adventures.The Alabaster Staff is the first title in a new Forgotten Realms series focusing specifically on the iconic character class of the rogue. Each novel in the series will be a stand-alone adventure, but the overall setting for all of the titles will be the Old Empires, an area of the Forgotten Realms world never before explored in the novels….
Author(s): Edward Bolme

Best Forgotten Realms Books: The Ultimate List

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Forgotten Realms Player's Guide: A 4th Edition D&D Supplement

Author(s): Wizards RPG Team
Publisher: Wizards of the Coast, Year: 2008, Size: 15 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 386986

Scepter Tower of Spellgard:

Author(s): David Noonan, Greg Vaughan
Publisher: Wizards of the Coast, Year: 2008, Size: 25 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 396992

The Fractured Sky: The Empyrean Odyssey, Book II (Forgotten Realms)

Author(s): Thomas M. Reid
Publisher: Wizards of the Coast, Year: 2008, Size: 419 Kb, Download: epub
ID: 433743

Forgotten Realms Campaign Guide (Dungeons & Dragons)

Author(s): Bruce R. Cordell, Ed Greenwood, Chris Sims, Philip Athans
Publisher: Wizards of the Coast,US, Year: 2008, Size: 29 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 489454

Forgotten Realms Player's Guide: A 4th Edition D&D Supplement (Forgotten Realms Supplement)

Author(s): Wizards RPG Team
Publisher: , Year: 2008, Size: 15 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 547878

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