“So how do I read this series?” you might ask. Is it necessary to read all of them to know what’s going on?
While I like to compare this to Game of Thrones, I try to write each story so you don’t have to know what happened in one to understand another. Of course, with a series this complex, that’s not always possible, try as I might.
So here is the reading order for the series with each story arc…
Compact Universe 0. While not necessary to get the rest of the series, it does provide a pretty good primer on all things Compact Universe.
The Seeds of War Arc
All three books available in paperback in the Seeds of War Omnibus
The Children of Amargosa – The Amargosa Trilogy Book 1
The Home Front Arc
All three books available in the Homefront Omnibus
Second Wave – The Amargosa Trilogy Book 2
The Gathering Storm Arc
All three books available in the Gathering Storm Omnibus
Storming Amargosa – The Amargosa Trilogy Book 3
The Suicide Arc