James Calbraith

Biography

James Calbraith is a Poland-born British writer, foodie and traveller.

Growing up in communist Poland on a diet of powdered milk, “Lord of the Rings” and soviet science-fiction, he had his first story published at the ripe age of eight. After years of bouncing around Polish universities, he moved to London in 2007 and started writing in English.

His debut historical fantasy novel, “The Shadow of Black Wings“, has reached Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award semi-finals in 2012. “The Year of the Dragon” saga sold over 17,000 copies worldwide.

Where to find James Calbraith online


Books

The Year of the Dragon, 5-8
Series: The Year of the Dragon, 5-8. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 421,370. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Described as "part Harry Potter, part Shogun", James Calbraith's "The Year of the Dragon" series is an epic tale of magic, intrigue and war in a world of dragon riding marines, wizard-controlled ironclads and vampire samurai. This is a bundle edition of the final four books of the best-selling historical fantasy saga, containing the entire Eight-headed Serpent arc.
The Last Dragon King
Series: The Year of the Dragon, Book 8. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 153,550. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
How will Bran save himself from a cave full of hungry, feral dragons? Who's the mysterious man Gwen and Nagomi meet at the Gates of Otherworld? Will they be able to rescue Sato from the Serpent's claws? And will the Southern Imperial Army manage to defeat the Taikun's forces in their march on Edo? The thrilling, double-length conclusion to the Year of the Dragon saga!
The Shattering Waves
Series: The Year of the Dragon, Book 7. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 87,130. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
It is the time of Darkness, as prophesied by the priests and soothsayers. Armies clash, cities burn. The sparks of hope are few and scattered.
The WIthering Flame
Series: The Year of the Dragon, Book 6. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 88,140. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
For centuries, the world outside Yamato turned, while in the island nation, little changed. But the barbarians have finally broken through the gates, and the rebels have risen openly. The time for whispers and secrets is over. The dark clouds burst – and the bloody civil war is finally upon Yamato.
The Year of the Dragon, 1-4
Series: The Year of the Dragon. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 314,060. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Described as "part Harry Potter, part Shogun", James Calbraith's "The Year of the Dragon" series is an epic tale of magic, intrigue and war in a world of dragon riding marines, wizard-controlled ironclads and vampire samurai. This is a bundle edition of the first four books of the best-selling historical fantasy saga, containing the entire Crimson Robe arc.
The Chrysanthemum Seal
Series: The Year of the Dragon, Book 5. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 94,620. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
It's the middle of summer in the Year of the Dragon. The hunt for the Crimson Robe may be over, but the adventure continues...
The Rising Tide
Series: The Year of the Dragon, Book 4. Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 88,160. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
The thrilling conclusion to the hunt for the Crimson Robe in the fourth volume of the best-selling historical fantasy saga, "The Year of the Dragon". Bran, Sato and Nagomi embark on the final stage of their chase, aided by the last of the were-bears of Chinzei and the powerful and cunning Lord Nariakira of Satsuma.
The Islands in the Mist
Series: The Year of the Dragon, Book 3. Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 80,030. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Saved by the mysterious samurai, Bran, Nagomi and Sato head towards the Kirishima Shrine, where the dragon is held captive under the careful watch of Satsuma's Arch Wizard. But they are not the only ones who are keen to get their hands on the prize.
The Warrior's Soul
Series: The Year of the Dragon, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 73,560. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
A detailed and fast-paced historical fantasy based around the turbulent opening of Japan to the West in the middle of the 19th century, "The Warrior's Soul" is the second volume in "The Year of the Dragon" saga.
The Shadow of Black Wings
Series: The Year of the Dragon, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 81,870. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Welcome to The Shadow of Black Wings, a steam-powered romp across the land of dragons, wizards and samurai. It's big, it's fast, it's been compared to Tolkien in terms of world-building, it has strong female characters and lots of carefully researched detail: Royal Marines, walking machines, powerful warlords, crazy inventors and dark prophecies.

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adventure    alternative word    dragon    dragons    dragons adventure fantasy    epic    fantasy    japan    japanese    magic    maritime    oriental    samurai    steampunk    vampires    victorian    welsh    wizards