Brandon Sanderson


I write stories of the fantastic: fantasy, science fiction, and thrillers. My most popular series are the Mistborn books and the Stormlight Archive (set on different planets of the Cosmere), and the Reckoners trilogy beginning with Steelheart.

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Yumi and the Nightmare Painter
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 115,970. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2023 by Dragonsteel, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General
From the #1 Kickstarter campaign of all time—#1 New York Times bestselling author Brandon Sanderson adds to his Cosmere universe shared by Mistborn and The Stormlight Archive with a new standalone novel especially for fans of fantasy romances. Illustrated by Aliya Chen.
The Frugal Wizard’s Handbook for Surviving Medieval England
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 80,220. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2023 by Dragonsteel, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
From #1 New York Times bestselling author Brandon Sanderson—creator of the smash-hit science fiction and fantasy series Skyward, The Stormlight Archive, and Mistborn—comes a new science fiction adventure.
Tress of the Emerald Sea
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 110,450. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2023 by Dragonsteel, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
From the #1 New York Times bestselling author: a new novel of the Cosmere, the universe shared by The Stormlight Archive and Mistborn. When the voyage of Tress’s friend Charlie is struck by disaster, she must seek the Sorceress of the deadly Midnight Sea. Amid the spore oceans where pirates abound, can Tress make her own place sailing a sea where a single drop of water can mean instant death?
Defending Elysium
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,470. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2021 by Dragonsteel, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
As Brandon Sanderson’s #1 bestselling Skyward series celebrates its third volume, Cytonic, travel back in time to the origin of Cytonics in the novella Defending Elysium.
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 56,600. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2020 by Dragonsteel, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
(5.00 from 7 reviews)
From Brandon Sanderson—author of the #1 New York Times bestselling Stormlight Archive and its fourth massive installment, Rhythm of War—comes a new hefty novella, Dawnshard. Taking place between Oathbringer and Rhythm of War, this tale (like Edgedancer before it) gives often-overshadowed characters their own chance to shine.
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,940. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2017 by Dragonsteel, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
From New York Times #1 bestselling author Brandon Sanderson comes a detective thriller in a police beat like no other. Anthony Davis and his partner Chaz are the only real people in a city of 20 million, sent there by court order to find out what happened in the real world 10 days ago so that hidden evidence can be brought to light and located in the real city today.
Mistborn: Secret History
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 45,190. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2016 by Dragonsteel, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Mistborn: Secret History is a companion story to the original Mistborn Trilogy. As such, it contains HUGE SPOILERS for the books Mistborn (the Final Empire), The Well of Ascension, and The Hero of Ages. It also contains very minor spoilers for the book The Bands of Mourning. There’s always another secret.
Perfect State
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,110. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2015 by Dragonsteel, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General
A 2016 HUGO AWARD NOMINEE — An action-filled novella about privilege, culture clash, and expectations. God-Emperor Kairominas is lord of all he surveys. He has defeated all foes, has united the entire world beneath his rule, and has mastered the arcane arts. He spends his time sparring with his nemesis, who keeps trying to invade Kai's world. Except for today. Today, Kai has to go on
Shadows for Silence in the Forests of Hell
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,690. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2015 by Dragonsteel, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Horror » Ghost
A chilling novella of Brandon Sanderson's Cosmere universe, which originally appeared in the Dangerous Women anthology. Amid a forest where the shades of the dead linger all around, every homesteader knows to follow the Simple Rules: "Don't kindle flame, don't shed the blood of another, don't run at night. These things draw shades." Silence Montane will break all three rules to save her family.
Sixth of the Dusk
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,300. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2014 by Dragonsteel, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A fascinating new novella in Brandon Sanderson's Cosmere, the universe shared by his Mistborn series and the #1 New York Times bestselling Stormlight Archive. On the deadly island of Patji, where birds grant people magical talents and predators can sense the thoughts of their prey, a solitary trapper discovers that the island is not the only thing out to kill him.
Shadows Beneath: The Writing Excuses Anthology
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 162,820. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2014 by Dragonsteel, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
From the Hugo Award-winning hosts of the Writing Excuses writing advice show comes a collection of all-new stories of the fantastic, with beautiful illustrations and a behind-the-scenes look at each story’s creation. Come for the stories by award-winning authors; stay for the peek behind the creative curtain.

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