James Calbraith

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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 ABNA semi-finals. It was published in July 2012 and hit the Historical Fantasy and Alternate History bestseller lists on Amazon US & UK.

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James Calbraith hey, the last book series will be released this month on Amazon - look out for pre-order! You'll find the answer to your werewolf question there :)
James Calbraith I hope to wrap things up by book 8
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久しぶりですね … It’s been a while… Not only have I not updated this blog, I also, I’m afraid, haven’t been working as hard on the novel as I should have. Life and day job got in the way rather seriously… But now it looks like everything’s settling down at last, and I can go back to my … Continue reading Life gets in the way – back to writing! Read more of this blog post »
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Genialna. Najlepsza. Polecana kazdemu kto choc raz jechal Siodemka - albo jakakolwiek polska droga.
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