Reading Order

Are you looking for information on the reading order of Annette Marie’s books?

Annette has seven series that span three different worlds, from sassy and hilarious urban fantasy (The Guild Codex) to romantic YA fantasy (Red Winter Trilogy) to gritty UF adventure (Steel & Stone Universe).

The Guild Codex Universe:

The Guild Codex includes four linked series: Spellbound, Demonized, Unveiled, and Warped for a total of 19+ books and 3 bonus stories.

They can be read in publication order, chronological order, as individual series, or in Annette’s recommended order, which is listed below.

  • Three Mages and a Margarita
  • Warping Minds & Other Misdemeanors
  • Dark Arts and a Daiquiri
  • Two Witches and a Whiskey
  • Four Shifters and a Stranger (short story)
  • A Damsel and a Demigod (novella)
  • Demon Magic and a Martini
  • Taming Demons for Beginners
  • Hellbound Guilds & Other Misdirections
  • The Alchemist and an Amaretto
  • A Little Warped *** (short story)
  • Slaying Monsters for the Feeble
  • Druid Vices and a Vodka
  • Hunting Fiends for the Ill-Equipped
  • Lost Talismans and a Tequila
  • Rogue Ghosts & Other Miscreants
  • Damned Souls and a Sangria
  • Delivering Evil for Experts
  • More Than A Little Warped (novella)
  • Stolen Sorcery & Other Misadventures
  • The One and Only Crystal Druid
  • The Long-Forgotten Winter King
  • The Twice-Scorned Lady of Shadow
  • The Unbreakable Bladesong Druid
  • Mage Assassins & Other Misfits
  • Conquering Reality & Other Misconduct (May 2025)

*** Available at the end of The Alchemist and an Amaretto (paperback/kindle) and Hellbound Guilds & Other Misdirections (paperback/kindle/audio)

The Red Winter Trilogy:

This trilogy needs to be read in order.

The Steel & Stone Universe:

The Steel & Stone Universe includes the Steel & Stone series and the Spell Weaver trilogy, for a total of 10 books and 3 bonus stories. The world will expand again with the addition of the Blackfire series.

This set of books can be read in order of publication, chronological order, or in Annette’s recommended order for maximum awesomeness, which is listed below.

  • Chase the Dark
  • Bind the Soul
  • Yield the Night *
  • Feed the Flames (novelette)
  • Reap the Shadows
  • Unleash the Storm
  • Spell Weaver Prologue **
  • The Night Realm
  • The Shadow Weave
  • The Blood Curse
  • Steel & Stone Collection
  • The Blood Curse Bonus Epilogue (bonus content)
  • Blackfire #1 (Untitled)

* Newer paperback editions of Yield the Night also include the novelette Feed the Flames
** The Spell Weaver Prologue can be found at the back of Unleash the Storm