Duncan M. Hamilton holds Master's Degrees in History and Law, and has practiced as a barrister. He lives in Ireland, near the sea. Hamilton's debut novel, The Tattered Banner, first of the Society of the Sword trilogy, was named one of BuzzFeed's 12 Greatest Fantasy Books Of The Year in 2013. That book was followed by The Huntsman's Amulet and The Telastrian Song, and by Wolf of the North, a Norse-inspired fantasy trilogy.
Praise for Dragonslayer Successfully mixes swords, sorcery, and skullduggery with complex characters. Dumas fans will especially appreciate the faux-French setting. This is pure adventure fun with plenty for epic fantasy readers to enjoy. --Publishers Weekly Betrayals, ritual magic, an enchanted relic, and lost histories. A charming narrative... entertaining. Recommended for fans of dragons and medieval settings. --Library Journal Here there be dragons: self-publishing success Duncan Hamilton kicks off a new trilogy focused on Guillot 'Gill' dal Villerauvais, once a heroic dragonslayer in a French-flavored fantasy world, now a drunken nobleman in a kingdom that hasn't seen a dragon in decades. This is a fun adventure buoyed by strong characters and a flavorful fantasy setting. --B&N Sci-Fi & Fantasy blog Action-packed, filled with intrigue and betrayals, surprises and ferocious magic. Most importantly, it's entertaining from start to finish. I look forward to seeing what awaits our unlikely hero and the powerful sorceress in the books to come. --Reviews & Robots