Robert Jordan

Robert Jordan
Jack Alterman

Robert Jordan was born in 1948 in Charleston, South Carolina. He taught himself to read when he was four with the incidental aid of a twelve-years-older brother, and was tackling Mark Twain and Jules Verne by five. He is a graduate of The Citadel, the Military College of South Carolina, with a degree in physics. He served two tours in Vietnam with the U.S. Army; among his decorations are the Distinguished Flying Cross with bronze oak leaf cluster, the Bronze Star with "V" and bronze oak leaf cluster, and two Vietnamese Gallantry Crosses with palm. A history buff, he has also written dance and theater criticism and enjoyed the outdoor sports of hunting, fishing, and sailing, and the indoor sports of poker, chess, pool, and pipe collecting.
 
Robert Jordan began writing in 1977 and went on to write The Wheel of Time®, one of the most important and best selling series in the history of fantasy publishing with over 14 million copies sold in North America, and countless more sold abroad.
 
Robert Jordan died on September 16, 2007, after a courageous battle with the rare blood disease amyloidosis.


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Towers of Midnight Book Trailer

Tor Books is proud to present the book trailer for TOWERS OF MIDNIGHT, the penultimate thirteenth novel in The Wheel of Time series, written by Robert Jordan and Brandon Sanderson.

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Interview with Leigh Butler

Leigh Butler shares her experiences with the Wheel of Time community.

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Brandon Sanderson Interview

The co-author of The Gathering Storm sat down to discuss his work on the newest installment of Robert Jordan's Wheel Of Time series.

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Interview with Brandon Sanderson

Brandon talks about the depth and detail behind Robert Jordans notes and materials.

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Robert Jordan fans celebrate The Wheel of Time

People from the Wheel of Time® community share stories of their first experiences with Robert Jordans legendary series. Interviewees include bestselling author Brandon Sanderson, who helped complete The Gathering Storm.

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Team Jordan on "The Gathering Storm" (Wheel of Time Bk 12)

Harriet McDougal, Brandon Sanderson, Maria Simons and Alan Romanczuk talk about the process behind The Gathering Storm, Book 12 of the beloved and international bestselling Wheel of Time® and the first of three books to conclude the magnificent series based on notes and materials left behind by the late great Robert Jordan.

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Interview with Harriet McDougal and Brandon Sanderson

Robert Jordan's widow and editor Harriet McDougal and bestselling author Brandon Sanderson get together and talk about how Harriet picked Brandon to complete the beloved Wheel of Time® series and how Brandon first saw the final notes and material left by Jordan. These notes and material have now become The Gathering Storm, Towers of Midnight, and A Memory of Light.

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A Memory Of Light by Robert Jordan and Brandon Sanderson - Audio Excerpt

Listen to an excerpt from the audiobook of A Memory of Light, by Robert Jordan and Brandon Sanderson, read by Michael Kramer.

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The Gathering Storm by Robert Jordan and Brandon Sanderson--Audio Excerpt

Listen to this audiobook excerpt from the epic fantasy novel The Gathering Storm by Robert Jordan and Brandon Sanderson--the 12th book of The Wheel of Time.

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A Crown of Swords by Robert Jordan--Audiobook Excerpt

Listen to this audiobook excerpt from Robert Jordan's epic fantasy novel A Crown of Swords, Book 7 in The Wheel of Time.

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Listen to this audiobook excerpt from Robert Jordan's epic fantasy novel The Shadow Rising, Book 4 in The Wheel of Time.

The Shadow Rising by Robert Jordan--Audiobook Excerpt

Listen to this audiobook excerpt from Robert Jordan's epic fantasy novel The Shadow Rising, Book 4 in The Wheel of Time.

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The Fires of Heaven by Robert Jordan--Audiobook Excerpt

Listen to this audiobook excerpt from Robert Jordan's epic fantasy novel The Fires of Heaven, the fifth audiobook volume of the Wheel of Time series.

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The Dragon Reborn by Robert Jordan--Audiobook Excerpt

Listen to this audiobook excerpt from Robert Jordan's epic fantasy novel The Dragon Reborn, book 3 in The Wheel of Time.

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Towers of Midnight by Robert Jordan and Brandon Sanderson--Audiobook Excerpt

Listen to this audiobook excerpt from the epic fantasy novel Towers of Midnight by Robert Jordan and Brandon Sanderson, book 13 in The Wheel of Time.

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Knife of Dreams by Robert Jordan--Audiobook Excerpt

Listen to this audiobook excerpt from Robert Jordan's epic fantasy novel Knife of Dreams. The Wheel of Time turns, and Robert Jordan gives us the eleventh volume of his extraordinary masterwork of fantasy.

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Winter's Heart by Robert Jordan--Audiobook Excerpt

Listen to this audiobook excerpt from Robert Jordan's epic fantasy novel Winter's Heart. Millions of Robert Jordan fans will rejoice at the release of the ninth book in the phenomenally bestselling series The Wheel of Time.

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Lord of Chaos by Robert Jordan--Audiobook Excerpt

Listen to this audiobook excerpt from Robert Jordan's epic fantasy novel Lord of Chaos, Book Six in The Wheel of Time fantasy series.

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Interview with the audiobook narrators of The Gathering Storm

Listen to an interview with Michael Kramer and Kate Reading, audiobook narrators of Robert Jordan's epic fantasy novel The Gathering Storm. from the Wheel of Time series. Read more about the book at http://us.macmillan.com/TheGatheringStorm Learn more about Robert Jordan at http://us.macmillan.com/author/robertjordan Learn more about narrator Michael Kramer at http://us.macmillan.com/author/michaelkramer Learn more about narrator Kate Reading at http://us.macmillan.com/author/katereading

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The Eye of the World: The Graphic Novel, Volume Five
Wheel of Time Other
Based on the novel by Robert Jordan, written by Chuck Dixon, and illustrated by Andie Tong, Marcio Fiorito and Francis Nuguit
Tor Books

The fifth volume of the authorized, New York Times bestselling graphic novel adaptation of Robert Jordan's New York Times, USA Today, and Toronto Globe and...


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The Eye of the World: The Graphic Novel, Volume Two
Wheel of Time Other
Based on the novel by Robert Jordan, written by Chuck Dixon, and illustrated by Andie Tong
Tor Books

The second volume of the magnificent New York Times bestselling graphic novel adaptation of Robert Jordan’s The Eye of the World, in trade paperback With...


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Available 4/22/2014
A Memory of Light
Wheel of Time
Robert Jordan and Brandon Sanderson
Tor Fantasy

Since 1990, when Robert Jordan’s The Wheel of Time® burst on the world with its first book, The Eye of the World, readers have been anticipating the final...


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The Eye of the World: The Graphic Novel, Volume Four
Wheel of Time Other
Based on the novel by Robert Jordan, written by Chuck Dixon, and illustrated by Andie Tong
Tor Books

Well-known comic book writer Chuck Dixon, working closely with the Jordan estate,       continues his exciting graphic novel adaptation of Robert Jordan's...


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The Eye of the World: The Graphic Novel, Volume 1
Wheel of Time Other
Based on the novel by Robert Jordan, written by Chuck Dixon, and illustrated by Chase Conley
Tor Books

Created with the cooperation of the Jordan estate, adapted by well-known comics writer Chuck Dixon and illustrated by the talented Chase Conley, The Eye of the...


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Cheyenne Raiders

Robert Jordan writing as Jackson O'Reilly
Forge Books

Yale-educated Thomas McCabe accepts a position with the Bureau of Indian Affairs and is soon sent to live among a nomadic tribe in the wilds of Missouri. After...


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The Eye of the World: The Graphic Novel, Volume Three
Wheel of Time Other
Based on the novel by Robert Jordan, written by Chuck Dixon, and illustrated by Marcio Fiorito and Francis Nuguit
Tor Books

The third volume of the New York Times bestselling, full-color, graphic novel adaptation of Robert Jordan's epic fantasy classic, The Eye of the World...


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By Grace and Banners Fallen: Prologue to A Memory of Light
Wheel of Time
Robert Jordan and Brandon Sanderson; Read by Kate Reading and Michael Kramer
Macmillan Audio

Since 1990, when Robert Jordan’s The Wheel of Time® burst on the world with its first book, The Eye of the World, readers have been anticipating the finale of...


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The Fallon Blood
Fallon
Robert Jordan writing as Reagan O'Neal
Forge Books

Caught between two loves, two nations


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Wheel of Time, Boxed Set IV
Wheel of Time
Robert Jordan
Tor Fantasy


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Towers of Midnight
Wheel of Time
Robert Jordan and Brandon Sanderson
Tor Fantasy

Book thirteen in the #1 New York Times bestselling Wheel of Time®


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Conan The Invincible
Conan
Robert Jordan
Tor Books

Conan is ensnared by the charms of the wily and beautiful Karela, who is secretly the Red Hawk, fearless leader of a crew of brigands. She leads Conan to face...


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Conan The Triumphant
Conan
Robert Jordan
Tor Fantasy

Leading his Free-Company of mercenaries, the mighty Cimmerian is embroiled in many-sided anarchy following the death of Ophir's king. He enters the service of...


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New Spring: the Graphic Novel
Wheel of Time Other
Based on the novel by Robert Jordan, by Chuck Dixon, Mike Miller, and Harvey Tolibao
Tor Books

A magnificent full-color graphic novel adaptation of New Spring, the New York Times and USA Today bestseller


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The Gathering Storm
Wheel of Time
Robert Jordan and Brandon Sanderson
Tor Books

Tarmon Gai’don, the Last Battle, looms. And mankind is not ready. The final volume of the Wheel of Time, A Memory of Light, was partially written by Robert...


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Distinctions: Prologue to Towers of Midnight
Wheel of Time
Robert Jordan and Brandon Sanderson
Macmillan Audio

The prologue for the penultimate novel in the #1 New York Times bestselling Wheel of Time®


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Conan the Victorious
Conan
Robert Jordan
Tor Fantasy

In the fabled, mysterious land of Vendhya, Conan seeks an antidote to the unknown poison that threatens his life. Entangled in the intrigues of Karim Singh,...


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Conan The Magnificent
Conan
Robert Jordan
Tor Fantasy

Amid the savage crags of the Kezankian Mountains, Conan is stalked by the sultry huntress Jondra, sought by the lovely thief Tamira, and caught between the...


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Conan The Defender
Conan
Robert Jordan
Tor Fantasy

As revolution brews in the shadowy streets of Belverus, Conan braves the traps and treacheries of the Royal Palace of the Dragon. Pursued by the luscious and...


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What the Storm Means: Prologue to the Gathering Storm
Wheel of Time
Robert Jordan and Brandon Sanderson; Read by Kate Reading and Michael Kramer
Macmillan Audio

The prologue of Robert Jordan and Brandon Sanderon’s fantasy masterpiece The Gathering Storm.


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Conan The Destroyer
Conan
Robert Jordan
Tor Fantasy

In the fabled city of Shadizar, sultry Princess Tamaris hires Conan to recover the magical gem known as the Heart of Ahriman. Accompanied by the beautiful...


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The Conan Chronicles
Conan
Robert Jordan
Tor Books

Three classic Conan novels from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Wheel of Time Before Robert Jordan conquered the bestseller lists with the...


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Knife of Dreams
Wheel of Time
Robert Jordan
Tor Fantasy

The Wheel of Time turns, and Robert Jordan gives us the eleventh volume of his extraordinary masterwork of fantasy. The dead are walking, men die impossible...


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The Wheel of Time, Boxed Set II, Books 4-6
Wheel of Time
Robert Jordan
Tor Books

Boxed Set contains Mass Market Paperback editions of The Shadow Rising, The Fires of Heaven, and Lord of Chaos, books four through six of Robert Jordan's The...


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The Wheel of Time, Boxed Set I, Books 1-3
Wheel of Time
Robert Jordan
Tor Books

The #1 Internationally Bestselling Series The Wheel of Time The Wheel of Time turns and Ages come and pass. What was, what will be, and what is, may yet...


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New Spring
Wheel of Time
Robert Jordan
Tor Fantasy

From America's premier fantasy writer---#1 New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of Crossroads of Twilight---comes New Spring: The Novel For three...


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The Further Chronicles of Conan
Conan
Robert Jordan
Tor Books

Three classic Conan novels from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Crossroads of Twilight Robert Jordan, international bestselling author of The...


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The Hunt Begins
Wheel of Time (Starscape)
Robert Jordan
Starscape

Since they were boys, Rand and his friends have heard the tales of the Great Hunt of the Horn. Fabulous tales of hunters and of a legendary horn that can raise...


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New Threads in the Pattern
Wheel of Time (Starscape)
Robert Jordan
Starscape

In this second part of the tale after The Hunt Begins, Rand al'Thor-- reluctantly drawn into the quest to recover the Horn of Valere--must face something even...


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Crossroads of Twilight
Wheel of Time
Robert Jordan
Tor Fantasy

In the tenth book of he Wheel of Time from the New York Times #1 bestselling author Robert Jordan, the world and the characters stand at a crossroads, and the...


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The Wheel of Time, Boxed Set III, Books 7-9
Wheel of Time
Robert Jordan
Tor Books

The #1 Internationally Bestselling Series The Wheel of Time The Wheel of Time turns and Ages come and pass. What was, what will be, and what is, may yet...


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Winter's Heart
Wheel of Time
Robert Jordan
Tor Books

The Wheel of Time turns and Ages come and go. What was, what will be, and what is, may yet fall under the Shadow. Let the Dragon ride again on the winds of...


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From The Two Rivers
Wheel of Time (Starscape)
Robert Jordan
Starscape

An American Library Association “Best Books for Young Adults” A VOYA “Best Books for Young Adults” For Rand al’Thor and his...


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To The Blight
Wheel of Time (Starscape)
Robert Jordan
Starscape

An American Library Association “Best Books for Young Adults” A VOYA “Best Books for Young Adults” “Jordan has come to...


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The World of Robert Jordan's The Wheel of Time
Wheel of Time
Robert Jordan and Teresa Patterson
Tor Books

Since the debut of Robert Jordan's internationally bestselling series in 1990, The Wheel of Time has transported readers to a world so strikingly real, so rich...


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The Path of Daggers
Wheel of Time
Robert Jordan
Tor Fantasy

The Wheel of Time turns, and Ages come and pass. What was, what will be, and what is, may yet fall under the Shadow. Let the Dragon ride again on the winds of...


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The Fallon Legacy
Fallon
Robert Jordan writing as Reagan O'Neal
Forge Books

The thrilling conclusion to Robert Jordan's acclaimed Fallon trilogy traces the family's fortunes as it expands westward. The Fallon Legacy is the tale of a...


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A Crown of Swords
Wheel of Time
Robert Jordan
Tor Fantasy

The Wheel of Time turns, and Ages come and pass. What was, what will be, and what is, may yet fall under the Shadow. Let the Dragon ride again on the winds of...


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Lord of Chaos
Wheel of Time
Robert Jordan
Tor Fantasy

In this sequel to the phenomenal New York Times bestseller The Fires of Heaven, we plunge again into Robert Jordan's extraordinarily rich, totally...


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The Fires of Heaven
Wheel of Time
Robert Jordan
Tor Fantasy

The Wheel of Time turns, and Ages come and go. What was, what will be, and what is, may yet fall under the Shadow. Let the Dragon ride again on the winds of...


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The Shadow Rising
Wheel of Time
Robert Jordan
Tor Fantasy

The seals of Shayol Ghul are weak now, and the Dark One reaches out. The Shadow is rising to cover humankind.  In Tar Valon, Min sees portents of hideous...


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The Dragon Reborn
Wheel of Time
Robert Jordan
Tor Fantasy

The Wheel of Time turns, and Ages come and pass. What was, what will be, and what is, may yet fall under the Shadow. Rand Al'Thor is the Dragon Reborn--...


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The Great Hunt
Wheel of Time
Robert Jordan
Tor Fantasy

The Wheel of Time turns and Ages come and pass. What was, what will be, and what is, may yet fall under the Shadow. For centuries, gleemen have told of The...


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Conan The Unconquered
Conan
Robert Jordan
Tor Books

Conan defies the sorcerous power of the Cult of Doom for the sake of a beautiful young woman known only as Yasbet. From the glory of fabled Aghrapur to the...


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The Eye of the World
Wheel of Time
Robert Jordan
Tor Fantasy

The Wheel of Time turns and Ages come and go, leaving memories that become legend. Legend fades to myth, and even myth is long forgotten when the Age that gave...


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The Fallon Pride
Fallon
Robert Jordan writing as Reagan O'Neal
Tor Books

Like his father before him, Robert Fallon finds his destiny is also twisted around a double-edged fate, which will mark him for life--the unbearable attraction...


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