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The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel is a Hexalogy written by Michael Scott. The books include: The Alchemyst, The Magician, The Sorceress, The Necromancer, The Warlock and The Enchantress.

Release Dates

  • The Alchemyst - Was released on May 24 2007 (UK), May 22 2007 (USA)
  • The Magician - Was released on June 5 2008 (UK), June 24 2008 (USA)
  • The Sorceress - Was released on June 25 2009 (UK), May 26 2009 (USA)
  • The Necromancer - Was released on 5 August 2010 (UK), May 25 2010 (USA)
  • The Warlock - Was released on 2 June 2011 (UK), 24 May 2011 (USA)
  • The Enchantress - Was released on 24 May 2012 (UK), 22 May 2012 (USA)


Each of the four titles released to date has featured in the top ten of the New York Times Best Seller Children's Books list, The Alchemyst reached #2 on August 26, 2007 and as of March 24, 2008 it had sold in excess of 150,000 copies. The Magician reached #4 on 13 July, 2008 . The Sorceress reached #5.The Necromancer reached #3

The Alchemyst

  • Irish Book of the Year 2008
  • Kentucky Bluegrass Book Award
  • Maine Student Book Award
  • Nevada Young Readers Award
  • NCSLMA YA Book Award - 2010
  • Rhode Island Book Award 2008- (Winner) To win the Rhode Island Book Award the Alchemyst had to beat 200 other titles that were entered.

The Magician

  • 2009 Irish Book of the Year Award - The Dublin Airport Authority Irish Children's Book of the Year - Snr Category.

The Sorceress

  • Amazon - Best Books of 2009,Top 10 Children's Books: Middle Readers.
  • Cybills (Children and Young Bloggers Literary Awards) - 2009 Nominations, fantasy & science-fiction: Elementary/Middle Years.

Title Significants

Each book, it would seem, in the series has a title character and there has been much speculation as to their identities. On 30 June, 2010 the author issued this statement naming the titular characters so far.

"So, to lay this to rest, here's who the first three titles relate to.

Michael Scott As posted on his Flamel's Secret Fan Forum.

Books in the Main series
The AlchemystThe MagicianThe SorceressThe NecromancerThe WarlockThe Enchantress
Other books in the Flamel universe
Billy the Kid and the Vampyres of VegasThe Death of Joan of ArcThe Earthlords (Unreleased)
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