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.
  • Location:
    Warsaw, Poland
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2 Published Works

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The Shadow of Black Wings (full novel)

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Description: "Fast paced and full of energy" --Adrian Tchaikovsky, author of the Shadows of the Apt "This manuscript is full of highly crafted detail that will make readers shiver at times with fear and delight ... a familiar yet highly original fantasy that is...


Other Works by JamesCalbraith.
The Birkenhead Drill and Other Stories

The Birkenhead Drill and Other Stories

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I will be putting here small vignettes from the world of my historical fantasy saga, "The Year of the Dr...