Although the oppressive King Albekizan is dead his attempted genocide cannot be forgotten. The humans seek vengeance and they will stop at nothing to achieve retribution. Radical prophet Ragnar leads a rebellion that seeks to overthrow the dragon leaders and reclaim the kingdom.
Though there are those that fight for justice, peace and a land where humans and dragons can live in harmony, they are fast becoming outnumbered and their ideals forgotten. When all out war erupts, legendary dragon hunter, Bitterwood, must face his own personal demons and decide where his loyalty truly lies.
Dragonforge, a novel set in the Dragon Age, follows the breakout success of Bitterwood.
"Maxey's world is stunningly imaginative, a landscape both familiar and alien, and packed with thoughtful treats for readers."
- Publishers Weekly
"Thrilling, full of plot twists that drag the reader towards a neat affirming conclusion."
- The Guardian
"For the sake of humanity join in Bitterwood's revolt."
- Kirkus Reviews
James Maxey lives in Hillsborough, NC with his lovely bride Cheryl and a clowder of unruly cats. His novels include the superhero tales Nobody Gets the Girl and Burn Baby Burn, and the Dragon Age trilogy of Bitterwood, Dragonforge, and Dragonseed. His latest fantasy series is an enthusiastic blend of the superhero and fantasy genres into the multi-book epic of the Dragon Apocalypse, beginning with Greatshadow in January 2012, followed by Hush in July 2012, and Witchbreaker in January 2013.
Maxey’s short fiction has appeared in numerous magazines and anthologies. His short story “Empire of Dreams and Miracles” was a Phobos Award winner, and his ghost tale “Silent as Dust” was included in the Year’s Best Science Fiction and Fantasy 2009 edition. These stories and others appear in his short story collection There is No Wheel.
For more information on James and his writing, visit his blog at dragonprophet.blogspot.com.