Ryan Kirk Books in Order

The Ryan Kirk books have become so popular over the years that generation after generation, people keep going back to them.

If you're just starting with it and want a reading list, you're in luck. Here we list out all the Ryan Kirk books in order; keeping in mind various factors like the publication year, reviews, its popularity among readers, etc.

It’s always a good idea to read such book titles in sequence so that you don't miss out on the story plot and its discussions in the book clubs.

Publication Order of Blades of the Fallen Books

Nightblade's Vengeance

Kirk, Ryan 2017

They want the crown. She wants revenge.In a feudal land, a Kingdom is at risk. With no heir to the fragile throne, its future rests with the powerful members of the dying king’s Council, including Minori, a nightblade warrior, and Kiyoshi, a dayblade healer.

The two men are bound by the sword but divided by two opposing principles: rule the land, or serve it. In their challenge for supremacy, a spark has been lit.Her name is Asa. Her creed is revenge.A fierce nightblade warrior, she’s spent a decade in pursuit of the enigmatic general who killed her father in a violent revolt—then mysteriously vanished from all records.

Now, her desire for reckoning has led her to the village of Two Falls—and straight into the heart of an impending civil war. Minori and Kiyoshi are vying for her loyalty. And Asa must choose sides.As fresh betrayals unfold and a new uprising looms, Asa knows that chasing a ghost is no longer just a personal quest for retribution.

It’s going to alter the fate of the entire Kingdom.

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Nightblade's Honor

Kirk, Ryan 2018

In the riveting sequel to Nightblade’s Vengeance, the nightblades must choose a side, and the Kingdom will either rise again…or shatter into pieces.With the realm on the brink of war, the once-celebrated blades have become an easy target for the rage of its devastated citizens.

The nightblade warrior Asa’s lifelong quest for vengeance is over, but now she finds herself on the run from the people she sought to protect. As Asa forges a new course of action in an uncertain world, her path crosses with that of a young noblewoman.

Mari knows that great opportunity lies in the heart of chaos. If the Kingdom is to rise again, Mari will need support, and she can think of no group better than the nightblades. But the nightblades have been betrayed before, and gaining their trust will not be easy.

Mari wants to save the Kingdom. Asa wants to save the people. Both are willing to risk everything. But do their quests make them allies… or enemies?

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Nightblade's End

Kirk, Ryan 2019

The Kingdom is at war, and the blades face extinction.Exhausted and dispirited, Asa wants only to put the conflicts of the past behind her. But with her home burned to the ground and her people hunted in nearly every corner of the Kingdom, there is no escape.

Unlike Koji, who has wholeheartedly pledged his sword to Lady Mari, Asa isn’t sure she believes in the future.High in the mountains, Lady Mari fights against the currents of history. She plays a dangerous political game, trying to save not just her house lands, but the whole Kingdom.

There are many, even within her house, that can’t wait to see her fall.Assassinations, broken promises, and revenge have brought the Kingdom to the brink of destruction. As the armies gather for the final blow, the decisions of the remaining blades will shape the direction of the Kingdom for generations to come.

Will they bring peace to the land or fracture it forever?

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Publication Order of Code Books

Code of Vengeance

Kirk, Ryan 2018

In the mid 21st century, humans succeed in creating our final invention: artificial intelligence. But intelligence can’t be controlled, and as AI makes leaps and bounds ahead of its human creators, humans fight to prevent a war against their own creations.

Can we coexist, or will we be the engineers of our own extinction? Welcome to the world of The Inevitable. On a rainy night, a young woman named Nat is rescued from an assault by Br00-S, a robot trying to hide his identity. Drawn together, the two of them strike up an unlikely partnership.

As Nat learns more about the enigmatic robot, she suspects there is something different about him, a secret that, if known to the world, could alter the direction of the future. But she has secrets of her own that need to stay buried. Pursued by a relentless detective and a terrorist organization, Br00-S and Nat race to find the truth behind a conspiracy that has been building for years.

Can they uncover the truth before their own secrets come to light?

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Code of Pride

Kirk, Ryan 2018

In the mid 21st century, humans succeed in creating our final invention: artificial intelligence. But intelligence can’t be controlled, and as AI makes leaps and bounds ahead of its human creators, humans fight to prevent the inevitable war against their own creations.

Can we coexist, or will we be the engineers of our own extinction? Welcome to the world of The Inevitable. As the snow falls and the temperature drops, Br00-S patrols the rooftops and alleys of his city, finding solace in the practice of protecting the innocent.

Meanwhile, Nat begins to wonder whether it is time to move beyond revenge and start giving back to her community. Their fragile peace is shattered when Nat stumbles upon an even deeper conspiracy. Far from destroying the Sapiens First terrorist movement, they have strengthened it and given it a new goal and a new leader.

The revelation is punctuated by the arrival of Drake, an ex-special forces operative who is smarter, stronger, and more determined than any foe they’ve met yet. He won’t stop until the robots, and the humans who support them, are gone from the world for good.

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Code of Justice

Kirk, Ryan 2018

In the mid 21st century, humans succeed in creating our final invention: artificial intelligence. But intelligence can’t be controlled, and as AI makes leaps and bounds ahead of its human creators, humans fight to prevent a war against their own creations.

Can we coexist, or will we be the engineers of our own extinction? Welcome to the world of The Inevitable. A gunshot echoes among the tall glass and steel buildings of downtown, aimed for the heart of Diamond Carter. The city has become a battleground between those who seek to remove AI violently from their lives and those who work toward a more peaceful solution.

After months of fighting in public during the day and in the streets and alleys in secret at night, the conflict between Sapiens First and its enemies reaches its climax. Both sides, concerned for the future, commit all their resources to the final battle.

Nat is caught in the middle of the firestorm, and as her enemies gather around her, she needs to decide how much she’s willing to sacrifice for a better tomorrow.

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Publication Order of Nightblade Books

Nightblade

Kirk, Ryan 2015

Ryuu is a boy orphaned by violence at a young age. Taken in by a wandering warrior, he learns he may have more strength than he ever imagined possible. A quiet child, Moriko is forced into a monastic system she despises. Torn from her family and the forest she grew up in, she must fight to learn the skills she’ll need to survive her tutelage under the realm’s most dangerous assassin.

Young, beautiful, and destitute, Takako is sold to pay for her father’s debts. Thrust into a world she doesn’t understand and battles she didn’t ask for, she must decide where her loyalties lie. When their lives collide together in a Kingdom on the brink of war, their actions will determine the course of history.

If they can stay alive.

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World's Edge

Kirk, Ryan 2015

Two cycles have passed since Ryuu lost his adopted father, and he dares to hope that he’s found peace at last. But nightblades live by the sword, and when a new breed of warrior threatens the Southern Kingdom, Ryuu and Moriko are pulled to opposite edges of the known world to uncover mysteries that have lain dormant for hundreds of cycles.

As the Three Kingdoms descend into chaos, the two nightblades must decide what they stand for. There’s no place to hide, and the secrets they reveal will have the power to change the world forever.

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The Wind and the Void

Kirk, Ryan 2016

The invasion is here. Already decimated by civil war, the armies of the Three Kingdoms struggle desperately to mount a defense against a force stronger than any they have fought before. In the midst of the chaos the actions and choices of a select few will shape the future of the land.

Akira prepares to give up his Lordship. Ryuu wanders the Southern Kingdom, searching for a reason to fight. Moriko sits quietly, biding her time before she leaves the Three Kingdoms for good. Finally, across the Three Sisters, Nameless fight to keep his fragile alliance of clans together.

A new age is dawning in the Three Kingdoms. An age born in blood and sacrifice. An age shaped by the wind and the void. . .

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Publication Order of Oblivion's Gate Books

The Gate to Redemption

Kirk, Ryan 2020

Their worst fears have come to pass.With their party torn asunder, both Brandt and Alena must find their own way forward. Their journeys will take them both to the heart of their empire and to the farthest known boundaries of their world.As they race to find answers, a threat, stronger than any they've faced before, approaches their world.

And it means to kill them all.The Gate to Redemption is the startling conclusion to the Oblivion's Gate trilogy.

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Publication Order of Primal Books

Primal Dawn

Kirk, Ryan 2016

Tev is a hunter, one of the best in his clan. Trained since birth in the art of tracking and killing, Tev has never met a challenge he couldn’t overcome. But when a mysterious fireball falls from the sky, Tev will question everything he has ever known.

For the first time in his life, he isn’t the one doing the hunting.He is the preyPrimal Dawn is the first short novel of the Primal Series, spanning centuries of conflict following first contact. Each novel tells a complete story in the ongoing saga of two cultures learning to explore the vastness of space together.

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Primal Darkness

Kirk, Ryan 2017

Everything has changed.Once the best hunter in his clan, Tev is on a journey he is only beginning to understand. He questions everything he once knew, and longs to return to a planet he might never see again.Kindra wakes in the middle of the night, haunted by memories of the man she helped to kill.

She begins to wonder if being a part of Fleet was ever the right choice for her.Behind them, a threat once considered dormant stirs to life again with one last desperate grab for power. Their actions will threaten the fragile peace in the galaxy. Tev, Kindra, and the crew of the Destiny must compete in an interstellar race against a foe of staggering power.

Primal Darkness is the second short novel of the Primal Series, spanning centuries of conflict following first contact. Each novel tells a complete story in the ongoing saga of two cultures learning to explore the vastness of space together.

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Primal Destiny

Kirk, Ryan 2017

An invasion is coming.As Tev returns to a world that has moved on without him, he searches for a way forward that honors his upbringing and protects his people. Torn between tradition and the future, the decisions he makes will shape the fate of his people.

Far from home, years away from any help or support, Kindra must also decide her path and the sacrifices she is willing to make.Together they will face a threat more dangerous than any Tev or his people have ever encountered. The destiny of an entire people hangs in the balance.

Primal Destiny is the third short novel of the Primal Series, spanning centuries of conflict following first contact. Each novel tells a complete story in the ongoing saga of two cultures learning to explore the vastness of space together.

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Publication Order of Relentless Souls Books

Relentless Souls

Kirk, Ryan 2018

A new threat has risen.For years, peace has reigned within the boundaries of the empire. Monks, gifted with extraordinary powers, wander the land, keeping order by any means necessary. Their gifts make them invincible, or so most believe.A lone warrior disagrees.

Guided by a shadowy organization, Fang seeks to break the monasteries. Once left for dead by powerful monks, revenge has driven him to unimaginable strength. Only one obstacle stands in his way.His name is Lei, and he is no hero. Exiled by the monasteries for an unforgivable crime, he’s more comfortable with a drink in his hand than a a sword.

But he’s about to be thrust into a fight he had no part in starting.As destiny hurtles the two men into inevitable conflict, the fate of the empire hangs in the balance.

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Heart of Defiance

Kirk, Ryan 2019

She never thought she could destroy an empire.When Bai, a young seamstress, wakes up unharmed in the middle of a disaster, her life is destroyed. She has no memory of the event that destroyed her town, but the survivors believe she is to blame. On a quest to prove her innocence, she discovers a secret that threatens not just her life, but the entire empire.

On the other side of the empire, a monk named Delun ruthlessly hunts those who seek to destroy the monasteries he calls home. When he stumbles upon a plot that threatens all that he is sworn to protect, he must choose between his two masters: the monasteries and the empire.

As a conspiracy draws both into its tangled web, Delun and Bai must fight to discover the truth behind the lies. Doing so will require courage, determination, and strong allies.If they fall, so does the empire Heart of Defiance is a standalone fantasy novel, set in the same world as Relentless Souls.

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Their Spirit Unbroken

Kirk, Ryan 2019

As an empire falls, heroes will riseHigh in the mountains, Lei watches the empire crumble as he maintains his self-imposed exile. Torn between fighting for the empire once again and living peacefully with the woman he loves, Lei faces the most difficult decision of his life.

Like Lei, Bai senses a crossroads approaching. After a decade of fighting, little has changed. The monks hunt her, and she cannot run forever.On the other side of the empire, Delun seeks guidance from his master. His memories are soaked with the blood of friend and foe alike.

When a devastating attack strikes the monasteries, the three warriors are flung into a conflict that threatens to destroy them and all they hold dear.

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