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About James Islington
James Islington was born and raised in southern Victoria, Australia. His influences growing up were the stories of Raymond E. Feist and Robert Jordan, but it wasn't until later, when he read Brandon Sanderson's Mistborn series - followed soon after by Patrick Rothfuss' Name of the Wind - that he was finally inspired to sit down and write something of his own. He now lives with his wife and daughter on the Mornington Peninsula in Victoria.

James' first book, The Shadow Of What Was Lost, is published by Orbit. It is currently available in digital format, as well as hardcover and paperback. Work on the sequel is also complete (up-to-date information on James' current projects can be found here), and is due to be published August 2017.

James is represented by Paul Lucas of Janklow & Nesbit.