James A. West

K.C. Sp...
576 books | 1,276 friends

Victori...
1,512 books | 2,971 friends

Doug Co...
486 books | 3,706 friends

Flora S...
1,290 books | 342 friends

Jonatha...
528 books | 4,693 friends

Laura T...
2,929 books | 2,479 friends

Melissa
785 books | 289 friends

Lorilyn...
257 books | 2,343 friends

More friends…

James A. West

Goodreads Author


Born
The United States
Website

Twitter

Genre

Influences

Member Since
November 2011

URL


James A. West is the bestselling author of the ongoing epic fantasy series Heirs of the Fallen, and the heroic fantasy series Songs of the Scorpion.

Between gritty quests, he recently decided to dip a toe into the primordial sludge from whence he sprang, and penned the dystopian thriller, Beasts of the Field.

James is a native of the Pacific Northwest, but life is a road of many turns. He served in the US Army, spent a year as a long-haul truck driver with his wife (who also happens to be his high-school sweetheart), and attended the University of Montana.

He lives in Montana with his wife. His bodyguard, a Mini-Schnauzer named Jonesy, is always near to hand. James has been known to work for chips and salsa.

While James spends most of his tim
...more

It's Been Awhile...



It’s been awhile since I posted anything, so I decided to stop by and tell everyone what’s been going on.

November 2013 to November 2014 has been a black year for me. As many people have experienced firsthand, sometimes when things begin to go right, Fate hauls out a battle axe and starts swinging.
Last year about this time, my sales had picked up, and I was excited to start cranking out more b... Read more of this blog post »
 •  1 comment  •  flag
Twitter icon
Published on November 09, 2014 08:14
Average rating: 3.46 · 1,271 ratings · 91 reviews · 10 distinct worksSimilar authors
The God King (Heirs of the ...

3.37 avg rating — 675 ratings — published 2011 — 7 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Shadow and Steel (Heirs of ...

3.62 avg rating — 128 ratings — published 2013 — 2 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Wrath of the Fallen (Heirs ...

3.55 avg rating — 113 ratings — published 2013 — 2 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Crown of the Setting Sun (H...

3.56 avg rating — 169 ratings — published 2012 — 5 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Heirs of the Fallen (Comple...

3.48 avg rating — 66 ratings — published 2014
Rate this book
Clear rating
Reaper of Sorrows (Songs of...

3.70 avg rating — 46 ratings — published 2012
Rate this book
Clear rating
Lady of Regret (Songs of th...

3.77 avg rating — 31 ratings — published 2013
Rate this book
Clear rating
Queen of the North (Songs o...

3.90 avg rating — 20 ratings — published 2014
Rate this book
Clear rating
Beasts of the Field (Emeral...

2.62 avg rating — 21 ratings — published 2013
Rate this book
Clear rating
Night's Hunt

4.50 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 2012 — 2 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
More books by James A. West…
The God King Crown of the Setting Sun Shadow and Steel Wrath of the Fallen
(4 books)
by
3.45 avg rating — 1,151 ratings

Reaper of Sorrows Lady of Regret Queen of the North
(3 books)
by
3.76 avg rating — 97 ratings

Upcoming Events

No scheduled events. Add an event.

James’s Recent Updates

James West is now friends with Tish Cohen
19185666
James West wants to read
The Dawning of Power (World of Godsland #1-3) by Brian Rathbone
Rate this book
Clear rating
James West is now following
4958512
99956 84964
James West is now following
5011219
" Hi everyone,

I am hoping to find some reviewers for my fantasy novel Reaper of Sorrows. I am happy to provide Kindle (or Nook ePub) files to anyone wil
...more "
James West made a comment in the group SciFi and Fantasy Book ClubFantasy Wish List topic
" Coleen, I thought you had several good points! I get frustrated with series that seem to go on with no good reason. I find myself looking for shorter ...more "
More of James's books…
“she answered with an impatient scowl.”
James A. West, Shadow and Steel

“She looked at him as if he were an idiot. “Someday, you may well burn, but not this night.”
James A. West, Shadow and Steel

Topics Mentioning This Author

10915 Fantasy Book Club — 2226 members — last activity 1 hour, 52 min ago
For readers of Fantasy, monthly book discussions and other fun stuff! We hold nominations on the first Saturday of the month, the poll opens the foll ...more
46156 Creative Reviews — 3687 members — last activity Apr 16, 2019 02:44AM
This group is a way to gather together people who like to write book reviews as well as advertise their book review blogs. With enough people we will ...more
26989 Goodreads Authors/Readers — 29742 members — last activity 16 minutes ago
This group is dedicated to connecting readers with Goodreads authors. It is divided by genres, and includes folders for writing resources, book websit ...more
70018 Book Junkies — 1842 members — last activity Apr 20, 2019 03:26PM
A group for anyone with eclectic tastes. Really, we have no specific genre we like to adhere to. Join if you like to read anything and everything.
1865 SciFi and Fantasy Book Club — 23137 members — last activity 4 minutes ago
Welcome to the SciFi and Fantasy Book Club! Mods: Allison, The Once and Future Mod Yours in circadian heresy: Anna Mods in Absentia: Founder: Nick Hel ...more
203 Stephen King Fans — 11314 members — last activity 1 hour, 47 min ago
A place for all Stephen King fans to gather and discuss his work. Welcome Constant Readers!! EST 2007
40760 *~Can't Stop Reading~* — 2450 members — last activity Apr 17, 2019 08:20AM
Everyone is welcome, this is a book club for all genres! For those of us who like to read everything!
34146 SciFi and Fantasy eBook Club — 3682 members — last activity 22 hours, 56 min ago
This is for those of us whose preferred format is the ebook ... So, Whether you're a Kindle, Nook, Sony, iPad, Google, or whatever person; come on in ...more
1722 A Song of Ice & Fire Fans — 5530 members — last activity 2 hours, 46 min ago
For fan discussion of George R.R. Martin's A Song of Ice & Fire series. Occasionally referred to by the first book of the series, A Game of Thrones.
46870 Blogger Lift — 4177 members — last activity 3 hours, 55 min ago
Welcome to Blogger Lift, the largest community of Bloggers on Goodreads. Want a little lift for your blog? You have come to the right place. Meet Blog ...more
More of James’s groups…



Comments (showing 1-1)    post a comment »
dateUp arrow    newest »

Victoria Limbert HI TY for being my friend over here!!!


back to top