E.L. James books

E.L. James' books like Fifty Shades of Grey have become global bestsellers that have been given new life on the big screen. Romantic, liberating, and totally addictive, enter the world of the smash hit Fifty Shades series, featuring mysterious businessman Christian Grey and Anastasia Steele, a literature student who is drawn into his dark and seductive world. We're certain our selection of E.L James books will soon come to obsess and possess you.

E. L. James' Fifty Shades books in order

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Enter the seductive world of E. L. James

E. L. James is a British author and writer of romantic fiction, best known for the best-selling Fifty Shades series. Selling over 125 million copies worldwide, James set the record for the fastest selling paperback of all time and was named as one of "The World’s 100 Most Influential People" in 2012 by Time magazine.

E. L. James books in order

If you’re new to the series, you’ll want to read James' novels in order, starting with Anastasia’s perspective before moving onto Christian’s.

- Fifty Shades of Grey (2011)
- Fifty Shades Darker (2012)
- Fifty Shades Freed (2012)
- Grey: Fifty Shades Of Grey As Told By Christian (2015)
- Darker: Fifty Shades Darker As Told By Christian (2017)
- The Mister (2019) - a stand alone novel.
- Freed: Fifty Shades Freed As Told By Christian (2021)