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.
Phenomenal . . . The magic-system, world-building and character-development are sublime Breathtaking and brimming with phenomenal moments A storytelling assurance rare for a debut . . . Fans of Robert Jordan and Brandon Sanderson will find much to admire A traditional saving-the-world epic fantasy [with] the flavour of something new . . . You'll be left wanting more