Richard Baker
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Richard Baker

Richard Baker is an author of science fiction and fantasy novels as well as an award-winning game designer. "Breaker of Empires," his current series of military sci-fi novels, follows the naval officer Sikander North and his adventures in a future age of Great Power rivalries and imperial ambitions. "Restless Lightning" (book 2 of the series), is available this October in trade paperback, audio book, and e-book formats. "Valiant Dust" (book 1) is currently available in mass market paperback. Rich is also known for his work on the Dungeons & Dragons game, the Alternity game, and his Forgotten Realms novels, including the New York Times bestseller "Condemnation" and the highly-acclaimed "Last Mythal" trilogy.

A veteran of the US Navy, Rich resides in the Seattle area with his wife Kim and their daughters, Alex and Hannah. His interests include Golden Age science fiction, history, hiking, and the Philadelphia Phillies.

For more information about Rich's current projects, visit his website at https://richardbakerauthor.com.

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    • Condemnation

    • Forgotten Realms: War of the Spider Queen, Book 3
    • By: Richard Baker
    • Narrated by: Rosalyn Landor
    • Length: 14 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 313
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 291
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 290

    The third title in the continuing saga of a war in the darkest part of the Forgotten Realms setting....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • review for entire series:

    • By tsah_yawd on 01-05-14

    Regular price: $21.95

    • Forsaken House

    • Forgotten Realms: The Last Mythal, Book 1
    • By: Richard Baker
    • Narrated by: Kevin Kraft
    • Length: 11 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 62
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 58
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    Half-demon, half-elf monsters infest the glades of the High Forest, the mountains around Evereska, and the very halls of Evermeet itself....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Elf crazy

    • By Eric on 02-07-13

    Regular price: $21.95

    • Corsair

    • Forgotten Realms: Blades of the Moonsea, Book 2
    • By: Richard Baker
    • Narrated by: J. P. Linton
    • Length: 13 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 60
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 57
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 59

    Cross swords with pirates in New York Times best-selling author Richard Baker’s latest adventure....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • sucks you right into the story

    • By Katelyn on 08-29-17

    Regular price: $17.95

    • The City of Ravens

    • Forgotten Realms: The Cities, Book 1
    • By: Richard Baker
    • Narrated by: Nicole Greevy
    • Length: 11 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 24
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 22
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 21

    For the first time, Jack Ravenwild's designs exceed his talents....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Perfect D&D

    • By Jake on 04-11-13

    Regular price: $21.95

    • Final Gate

    • Forgotten Realms: The Last Mythal, Book 3
    • By: Richard Baker
    • Narrated by: Kevin Kraft
    • Length: 11 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 43
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 39
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 41

    In the hands of an elf high-mage, the fabled mythals are Faern's most potent sources of magical power....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • No better fantasy world out there.

    • By Micah on 11-14-18

    Regular price: $21.95

    • Restless Lightning

    • Breaker of Empires Series, Book 2
    • By: Richard Baker
    • Narrated by: Steve West
    • Length: 13 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 1

    Lieutenant Sikander North has avoided an outright court martial and finds himself assigned to a remote outpost in the crumbling, alien Tzoru Empire - where the navy sends troublemakers. When Sikander finds himself in the middle of an alien uprising, he, once again, must do the impossible....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Same thing different locale!

    • By @tone0189 on 10-24-18

    Regular price: $25.51

    • Valiant Dust

    • By: Richard Baker
    • Narrated by: Steve West
    • Length: 11 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 29
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 24
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 24

    Sikander Singh North has always had it easy - until he joined the crew of the Aquilan Commonwealth starship CSS Hector....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A decent start to the series

    • By Hiruu on 04-13-18

    Regular price: $25.51

    • Avenger

    • Forgotten Realms: Blades of the Moonsea, Book 3
    • By: Richard Baker
    • Narrated by: J. P. Linton
    • Length: 13 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 53
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 51
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 52

    In Avenger, the final volume in the epic adventures of the Blades of the Moonsea, Geran violates his exile to stalk the streets of his former home....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • great book

    • By Dotted on 04-07-18

    Regular price: $21.95

    • Farthest Reach

    • Forgotten Realms: The Last Mythal, Book 2
    • By: Richard Baker
    • Narrated by: Kevin Kraft
    • Length: 11 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 41
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 40
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 41

    The second in a trilogy of novels from New York Times best-selling author Richard Baker....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I love Forgtten Realms and this story.

    • By Micah on 11-06-18

    Regular price: $21.95

    • Prince of Ravens

    • A Jack Ravenwild Novel
    • By: Richard Baker
    • Narrated by: Paul Boehmer
    • Length: 11 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17

    After a hundred years, Jack Ravenwild - thief, sorcerer, scoundrel, and accidental hero - is released from a magical confinement....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Perfect D&D

    • By Jake on 04-11-13

    Regular price: $21.95

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