Great Fantasy Series (Starting book of each)

A Listmania! list by Becca "www.jakdaw.com" (Worcestershire, UK)
 
Kushiel's Dart: Kushiel's Legacy: Book One
1.  Kushiel's Dart: Kushiel's Legacy: Book One by Jacqueline Carey
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  "Courtesans, warrior priests, intrigue, love  and war-what more could you wish for? Stunning trilogy with the beginings of a second trilogy recently published."
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Daughter of the Blood (Black Jewels Trilogy)
2.  Daughter of the Blood (Black Jewels Trilogy) by Anne Bishop
The list author says:
  "Dark, dark fantasy- moving, uplifting, tense and occasionally horrifying. Excellent characterisation means this is addictive read. Hunt it down on ebay if you have to-just get your hands on this one."
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Dead Witch Walking (Rachel Morgan 1)
3.  Dead Witch Walking (Rachel Morgan 1) by Kim Harrison
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  "Intense urban fantasy, get past the first couple of chapters (where it looks like it could all be just a horrible cliche) and it'll prove you wrong and suck you right in. Ongoing series"
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Storm Front: The Dresden Files Book One
4.  Storm Front: The Dresden Files Book One by Jim Butcher
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  "Strangely addictive ongoing series set in chicago with a wizard (turned PI), talking skull and ensemble cast of supernatural beasties."
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Devices And Desires: The Engineer Trilogy: Book One
5.  Devices And Desires: The Engineer Trilogy: Book One by K. J. Parker
The list author says:
  "Beautifully intricate series (final volume not yet published) spanning love, revenge, war and politics."
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Interview With The Vampire: Number 1 in series (Vampire Chronicles)
6.  Interview With The Vampire: Number 1 in series (Vampire Chronicles) by Anne Rice
The list author says:
  "Both gripping, moving and infuriating this is a classic in modern fantasy/horror"
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The Colour Of Magic: (Discworld Novel 1) (Discworld Novels)
7.  The Colour Of Magic: (Discworld Novel 1) (Discworld Novels) by Terry Pratchett
The list author says:
  "The beginning of the celebrated disc world series (though you could pick it up anywhere really) hillarious and strangely poignant"
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Geomancer: Volume One of The Well of Echoes
8.  Geomancer: Volume One of The Well of Echoes by Ian Irvine
The list author says:
  "A mini epic, in the high fantasy vien. An absorbing quartet leading on from a previous series (-though I read it as a stand alone.)"
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The Curse of Chalion
9.  The Curse of Chalion by Lois McMaster Bujold
The list author says:
  "On going series told through varied voices, very enguaging"
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Melusine
10.  Melusine by Sarah Monette
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  "Beautiful beginning to an ongoing series with a marvelous dual narrative bringing characters and events to life."
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Dead Until Dark: A Sookie Stackhouse Vampire Mystery
11.  Dead Until Dark: A Sookie Stackhouse Vampire Mystery by Charlaine Harris
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  "Fun vamp series set in southern America"
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Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell
12.  Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell by Susanna Clarke
The list author says:
  "Does it count as a series when it's in 3 volumes? Anyway, it's an amazing combination of magic and victoriana with some sinister fae."
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The Eye Of The World: Book 1 of the Wheel of Time: 1/12
13.  The Eye Of The World: Book 1 of the Wheel of Time: 1/12 by Robert Jordan
The list author says:
  "Stunning (and long, oh so long) fantasy series with everything you could possible wish for with a cast so large it demands it's own index."
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Dresden Files - Chronological Order - Help,Please 3 16 Aug 2009
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