Wilbur Smith

All Wilbur Smith Books In Order (Complete List)

Wilbur Smith is an internationally renowned and bestselling author who has penned over thirty novels in several genres, including historical fiction and action-adventure. Born in Central Africa in 1933, Smith's work draws heavily from his own observations of the continent's history and culture. He is most famous for his Courtney saga, which follows the fortunes of a family of South African pioneers. The Courtney series, as well as Smith's other work, has earned him a passionate fan base and extensive recognition as one of the great authors of his generation.

Explore all 52 books written by Wilbur Smith, all arranged in the order they were published.

All Wilbur Smith Books in Order with their release dates.

When the Lion Feeds
1

When the Lion Feeds

Courtney, Book 1

Author:Wilbur Smith

Publish Year : 1964

4.5 (3050)

The Dark of the Sun
2

The Dark of the Sun

Author:Wilbur Smith

Publish Year : 1965

4.1 (1200)

The Sound of Thunder
3

The Sound of Thunder

Courtney, Book 2

Author:Wilbur Smith

Publish Year : 1966

4.6 (2391)

Shout at the Devil
4

Shout at the Devil

Author:Wilbur Smith

Publish Year : 1968

4.4 (1072)

Gold Mine
5

Gold Mine

Author:Wilbur Smith

Publish Year : 1970

4.3 (940)

The Diamond Hunters
6

The Diamond Hunters

Author:Wilbur Smith

Publish Year : 1971

4.3 (1411)

The Sunbird
7

The Sunbird

Author:Wilbur Smith

Publish Year : 1972

4.5 (1490)

Eagle in the Sky
8

Eagle in the Sky

Author:Wilbur Smith

Publish Year : 1974

4.4 (1526)

The Eye of the Tiger
9

The Eye of the Tiger

Author:Wilbur Smith

Publish Year : 1975

4.6 (946)

Cry Wolf
10

Cry Wolf

Author:Wilbur Smith

Publish Year : 1976

4.4 (1208)

A Sparrow Falls
11

A Sparrow Falls

Courtney, Book 3

Author:Wilbur Smith

Publish Year : 1977

4.7 (2368)

Hungry as the Sea
12

Hungry as the Sea

Author:Wilbur Smith

Publish Year : 1978

4.6 (1149)

Wild Justice
13

Wild Justice

Author:Wilbur Smith

Publish Year : 1979

4.4 (1473)

A Falcon Flies
14

A Falcon Flies

Ballantyne, Book 1

Author:Wilbur Smith

Publish Year : 1980

4.4 (1418)

Men of Men
15

Men of Men

Ballantyne, Book 2

Author:Wilbur Smith

Publish Year : 1981

4.5 (1434)

The Angels Weep
16

The Angels Weep

Ballantyne, Book 3

Author:Wilbur Smith

Publish Year : 1982

4.6 (1430)

The Leopard Hunts in Darkness
17

The Leopard Hunts in Darkness

Ballantyne, Book 4

Author:Wilbur Smith

Publish Year : 1984

4.7 (1127)

The Burning Shore
18

The Burning Shore

Courtney, Book 4

Author:Wilbur Smith

Publish Year : 1985

4.6 (2036)

Power of the Sword
19

Power of the Sword

Courtney, Book 5

Author:Wilbur Smith

Publish Year : 1986

4.6 (1799)

Rage
20

Rage

Courtney, Book 6

Author:Wilbur Smith

Publish Year : 1987

4.6 (1678)

A Time To Die
21

A Time To Die

Courtney, Book 7

Author:Wilbur Smith

Publish Year : 1989

4.6 (1214)

Golden Fox
22

Golden Fox

Courtney, Book 8

Author:Wilbur Smith

Publish Year : 1990

4.4 (1286)

Elephant Song
23

Elephant Song

Author:Wilbur Smith

Publish Year : 1991

4.5 (686)

River God
24

River God

The Egyptian, Book 1

Author:Wilbur Smith

Publish Year : 1993

4.6 (2957)

The Seventh Scroll
25

The Seventh Scroll

The Egyptian, Book 2

Author:Wilbur Smith

Publish Year : 1995

4.6 (2402)

Birds of Prey
26

Birds of Prey

Courtney, Book 9

Author:Wilbur Smith

Publish Year : 1997

4.7 (1975)

Monsoon
27

Monsoon

Courtney, Book 10

Author:Wilbur Smith

Publish Year : 1999

4.7 (1862)

Warlock
28

Warlock

The Egyptian, Book 3

Author:Wilbur Smith

Publish Year : 2001

4.6 (1877)

Blue Horizon
29

Blue Horizon

Courtney, Book 11

Author:Wilbur Smith

Publish Year : 2003

4.7 (2150)

The Triumph of the Sun
30

The Triumph of the Sun

Courtney, Book 12

Author:Wilbur Smith

Publish Year : 2005

4.6 (1805)

The Quest
31

The Quest

The Egyptian, Book 4

Author:Wilbur Smith

Publish Year : 2007

4.5 (1975)

Assegai
32

Assegai

Courtney, Book 13

Author:Wilbur Smith

Publish Year : 2009

4.5 (1953)

Those in Peril
33

Those in Peril

Hector Cross, Book 1

Author:Wilbur Smith

Publish Year : 2011

4.1 (2025)

Vicious Circle
34

Vicious Circle

Hector Cross, Book 2

Author:Wilbur Smith

Publish Year : 2013

3.7 (2927)

Desert God
35

Desert God

The Egyptian, Book 5

Author:Wilbur Smith

Publish Year : 2014

4.1 (3392)

Golden Lion
36

Golden Lion

Courtney, Book 14

Author:Wilbur Smith

Publish Year : 2015

4 (2670)

Predator
37

Predator

Hector Cross, Book 3

Author:Wilbur Smith

Publish Year : 2016

4 (1808)

Pharaoh
38

Pharaoh

The Egyptian, Book 6

Author:Wilbur Smith

Publish Year : 2016

4.1 (2867)

The Tiger's Prey
39

The Tiger's Prey

Courtney, Book 15

Author:Wilbur Smith

Publish Year : 2017

4.5 (2679)

War Cry
40

War Cry

Courtney, Book 16

Author:Wilbur Smith

Publish Year : 2017

4.4 (2345)

Courtney's War
41

Courtney's War

Courtney, Book 17

Author:Wilbur Smith

Publish Year : 2018

4.6 (2483)

On Leopard Rock
42

On Leopard Rock

An Adventure in Books

Author:Wilbur Smith

Publish Year : 2018

4.6 (193)

Ghost Fire
43

Ghost Fire

Courtney, Book 18

Author:Wilbur Smith

Publish Year : 2019

4.5 (4129)

King of Kings
44

King of Kings

Author:Wilbur Smith

Publish Year : 2019

4.6 (2466)

Call of the Raven
45

Call of the Raven

Author:Wilbur Smith

Publish Year : 2020

4.4 (5629)

Cloudburst
46

Cloudburst

Author:Wilbur Smith

Publish Year : 2020

4 (1624)

The New Kingdom
47

The New Kingdom

The Egyptian, Book 7

Author:Wilbur Smith

Publish Year : 2021

4.4 (4334)

Legacy of War
48

Legacy of War

Courtney, Book 19

Author:Wilbur Smith

Publish Year : 2021

4.5 (4036)

Thunderbolt
49

Thunderbolt

Author:Wilbur Smith

Publish Year : 2021

4 (780)

Shockwave
50

Shockwave

Author:Wilbur Smith

Publish Year : 2022

3.8 (311)

Titans of War
51

Titans of War

The Egyptian, Book 8

Author:Wilbur Smith

Publish Year : 2022

0 (0)

Storm Tide
52

Storm Tide

Courtney, Book 20

Author:Wilbur Smith

Publish Year : 2022

4.6 (1213)