James Islington was born and raised in southern Victoria, Australia. An avid fantasy reader for many years, it was only when he read Brandon Sanderson's Mistborn series that he was finally inspired to write something of his own. He now lives with his wife and daughter on the Mornington Peninsula in Victoria.
Reminiscent of Robert Jordan or Brandon Sanderson, Islington's
writing is refreshingly fast paced, with a light and clever touch
Fans will find themselves immersed in the magical battles, suspense and backstabbing political intrigue . . . An exciting novel -- RT BOOK REVIEWS
Epic fantasy fans will enjoy this dense, suspenseful adventure -- PUBLISHERS WEEKLY
A realm unknowingly on the brink of war, and a magical tinderbox just looking for a spark. -- B&N SCIFI AND FANTASY BLOG