Craig Shaw Gardner

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Craig Shaw Gardner (born July 2, 1949) is an American author, best known for producing fantasy parodies similar to those of Terry Pratchett.

He was also a member of the Swordsmen and Sorcerers' Guild of America (SAGA), a loose-knit group of Heroic Fantasy authors founded in the 1960s, some of whose works were anthologized in Lin Carter's Flashing Swords! anthologies.




  1. A Malady of Magicks (1986)
  2. A Multitude of Monsters (1986)
  3. A Night in the Netherhells (1987)
The Exploits of Ebenezum, omnibus


  1. A Difficulty with Dwarves (1987)
  2. An Excess of Enchantments (1988)
  3. A Disagreement with Death (1989)
The Wanderings of Wuntvor, omnibus

The Cineverse Cycle[edit]

  1. Slaves of the Volcano God (1989)
  2. Bride of the Slime Monster (1990)
  3. Revenge of the Fluffy Bunnies (1990)
The Cineverse Cycle (1990), a.k.a. The Cineverse Cycle Omnibus (1992)

Arabian Nights[edit]

  1. The Other Sinbad (1991)
  2. A Bad Day for Ali Baba (1992)
  3. Scheherazade's Night Out (1992), a.k.a. The Last Arabian Night (1993)

Dragon Circle[edit]

  1. Dragon Sleeping (1994), a.k.a. Raven Walking
  2. Dragon Waking (1995)
  3. Dragon Burning (1996)

The Changeling War[edit]

Written as Peter Garrison

  1. The Changeling War (1999)
  2. The Sorcerer's Gun (1999)
  3. The Magic Dead (2000)

Abbadon Inn[edit]

  • Dark Whispers (2005), written as Chris Blaine

Temporary Magic Series[edit]

  1. Temporary Monsters (2017)[1]
  2. Temporary Hauntings (2017)[2]


  • The Purple Book of Peculiar Stories (2004)
  • A Cold Wind in July (2012)


Non-film novels based on licensed properties[edit]


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