E.M. Sinclair


From as far back as I can remember, I have always had a feeling that Dragons are real. When you look at a wide sky there is a glimpse from the corner of your eye which must surely be a Dragon whisking past. I always regarded the stories of monstrous fierce Dragons as being completely wrong and I detested stories of St George and his dragon killing tendencies.
When I was still a small child my grandfather gave me a copy of Kenneth Grahame's The Reluctant Dragon. It made complete sense to me - a Dragon living in a secluded cave, wanting only peace and quiet to write poetry.

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Why Dragons?
Dragons have been in my head since childhood but I had only written about them in poems. All the stories I've read have Dragons as servants to humans, wearing harnesses to control them and so on. My Dragons are an independent lot. They help the humans because they regard Tika and her friends fondly but as rather useless creatures, physically puny and not very greatly endowed with intelligence.
What are the stories about?
I hope the books might appeal as tales of adventure, of good versus evil, with Dragons who choose to help a small group of humans. There are several unanswered questions in the series, some of which I hope to follow up, but personally I think readers have to do some thinking for themselves. The books I most enjoy reading are ones that don't give all the answers so I can spend time imagining what might have happened next.
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 144,720. Language: British English. Published: December 11, 2022. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Tika is dragged into an uprising in Strale. The lords who plan to take power from King Troman and his government, are all from houses who wish things to return to the ways they've always known and enjoyed. They are also determined to regain the lands.
Series: Circles Of Light, Book 15. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 146,020. Language: British English. Published: June 20, 2022. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
When the air mage, Penda is farseeking over the ocean south of Iskallia, he is shocked to encounter another mind. And even more shocked as he recognises it as a Dragon mind. The Iskallian Dragon, Brin, impetuously rushes off to trace this mind and discovers an island, long separated from the rest of the world. Lady Tika decides she has to travel the same route.
From the Time of Mists
Series: Circles Of Light, Book 14. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 141,450. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2021. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Endis begins what he believes is his training to become a Seer. The Augur surprises him by teaching him an enormous amount of the world's history but he struggles to understand where she's leading him or who she actually is. Tika discovers serious trouble arising in an important town in the east of Kelshan. Tika tries to help Lord Shivan of the Dark Realm find his sister.
Endings and Beginnings
Series: Circles Of Light, Book 13. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 140,040. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2021. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
While the Asatarian boy, Endis, struggles to understand how his life must change as he learns the ways of a Seer, Tika too must learn some lessons. Reluctantly, she is forced to face the fact that she has made certain decisions for very personal but very misguided reasons.
Snow and Blood
Series: Circles Of Light, Book 12. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 138,840. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Emperor Kasheen is enraged when one of his Crystal fleet is taken by pirates. Tika of Iskallia traces them to a settlement hidden in the land of snow in the far north of Drogoya. She is amazed to find people living in such harsh conditions. She also discovers a man of strange talents quite unlike her own powers. Other lands are in turmoil, including Vagrantia, Strale and Gaha
A Tower Book 11 Circles of Light
Series: Circles Of Light, Book 11. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 144,610. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General
The three children who fled from their mother, Gremara, seem to have found a safe haven in northern Kelshan. Because of the Kelshan military suffering such a heavy defeat at the battle of Ferris Lake and the death of Imperator Jemin, bands of renegade arms men roam the countryside. Tika must find a more secure place for the children where they can grow and learn to survive alone.
Threads of Fate Book 10 Circles of Light
Series: Circles Of Light, Book 10. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 143,990. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
The Imperator of Kelshan plans to exterminate all of the clans in the north of his lands. Shivan, Lord of the Dark Realm, asks Tika to help him thwart this plan. She agrees, although they cannot avert a battle where many are lost. Kelshan descends into civil chaos with many of the Confederate states declaring their independence from Kelshan overlordship.
Splintered Shield Book 9 Circles of Light
Series: Circles Of Light, Book 9. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 145,320. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Gremara has fled the Northern Stronghold with her surviving children and found a refuge in Kelshan. In her search for Gremara, Tika follows false clues and wrong trails but does find a remnant of the alien entity she fought before.
Echoes of Dreams: Book 8 Circles of Light series
Series: Circles Of Light, Book 8. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 148,470. Language: British English. Published: June 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Olam, Arms Chief of Far, leads a small company to the ruins of ancient Valsheba to find the mage Seola. Olam and some of his company are hurled back in time to the period when Valsheba was thriving. The crimson Dragon Brin and his young daughter, Skay, are thrown back through time with Olam. Will they find a way to travel forward to their own time again before Valsheba becomes rubble and dust?
Mage Foretold: Book 7 Circles of Light series
Series: Circles Of Light, Book 7. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 142,860. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
One thousand years after the Mage Tika defeated the evil in the Kelshan lands, and Jemin was restored as Imperator, another power has gradually evolved. Tilliat Kranch believes herself to be no more than a Trader's daughter, but finds she is the Mage Foretold by Tika. Tilliat accepts her destiny to confront the invisible enemy of cosmic proportions threatening the world.
Perilous Shadows: Book 6 Circles of Light
Series: Circles Of Light, Book 6. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 150,860. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Tika is faced with ever worsening problems in trying to locate the Splintered Kingdom. Increasingly she despairs of ever reaching the end of this chain of events, and of finding a safe haven for herself and her friends.
Dark Realm: Book 5 Circles of Light series
Series: Circles Of Light, Book 5. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 149,550. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
When Tika vanishes, Farn collapses and is close to insanity. The First Daughter of the Dark Realm risks herself to retrieve Farn's mind, knowing that the young Dragon must be reunited with Tika. She believes that Tika is the only one who will be able to defeat the Crazed One.
Survivors: Book 4 Circles of Light series
Series: Circles Of Light, Book 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 146,960. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
While still seeking Namolos, Tika and her company learn that an ancient evil, believed to have been safely neutralised a thousand years before, is now beginning to stir. With the help of a mage councillor, the evil strengthens and comes close to gaining its freedom. Tika has to combat this evil rather than continue her search for Namolos, whose trail grows ever fainter.
Cold Revenge
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 83,360. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Regency
(4.00 from 1 review)
Grace Harper is a twenty five year old governess in complete charge of four orphans who are very near her own age. The eldest Matthew, Earl of Rapley, leaves the country seat in Hampshire for London and society. The rest of the family follow and events plunge into dangers Grace Harper could never have imagined.
Drogoya: Book 3 Circles of Light series
Series: Circles Of Light, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 136,820. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Leaving Mim in control in the Northern Stronghold, Tika travels west to the lands where she was born a slave. She is searching for a mysterious being called Namolos. Meanwhile, in the lands of Drogoya, evil is growing rapidly with all too few people able to resist its force.
Vagrants: Book 2 Circles of Light series
Series: Circles Of Light, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 128,020. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
In the face of increasing troubles in the world, Tika and her companions discover Vagrantia, the hidden community of once-powerful magic wielders. After centuries of seclusion, the Vagrantian leader, Thryssa, has to decide whether to allow her people to participate in the affairs of the outside world.
Soul Bonds: Book 1 Circles of Light series
Series: Circles Of Light, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 119,370. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
(4.14 from 7 reviews)
A young slave girl flees from the Lord who owns her, choosing to die in the mountains rather than become one of his 'pretties'. When that death seems all too likely, she is found by one of the Dragon Kindred and Tika's life takes a twist she could never have imagined in her wildest dreams - or her worst nightmares.

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