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Irona is here!

At long last, Irona 700 is out in print, and she is starting to get some pretty good reviews, too.

Posted: August 18, 2015

Happy Landing

This week I am celebrating the 60th anniversary of my arrival in Canada.  It's been good to me. Thank you, Canada!

Posted: July 17, 2015


Christel Bodenbender interviews me on Lynda Williams's blog Reality Skimming

Posted: May 26, 2015

Now Hear This

Almost all my books are available on If you're going on a lengthy trip (the Moon, say, or Mars) there's enough there to keep you entertained, at least on the way there. I can't guarantee the return.

Posted: May 7, 2015

Welcome to my new web page!

It isn't quite perfect yet. The Maps section needs to be sorted---do NOT miss the Maps section. It's eye candy!

Posted: April 14, 2015

About Dave Duncan


Originally from Scotland, Dave Duncan has lived all his adult life in Western Canada, having enjoyed a long career as a petroleum geologist before taking up writing. Since discovering that imaginary worlds are more satisfying than the real one, he has published more than fifty novels, mostly in the fantasy genre, but also science fiction, young adult, and historical. Thanks to the arrival of digital publishing, all of his books are now available in e-book and POD formats.

His most successful works have been fantasy series: “The Seventh Sword”, “A Man of His Word” and its sequel, “A Handful of Men”, and seven books about “The King’s Blades”

He and Janet have been married since 1959. They have one son and two daughters, who in turn are responsible for a spinoff series of four grandchildren. Dave now lives in Victoria, BC.

His agent is Richard Curtis at


Dave Duncan Book Titles


View all of Dave Duncan's titles arranged by series. Click on the book covers for more information about individual titles.

Recent Standalone Fantasy

  • Against the Light

    Against the Light

  • ILL Met In The Arena

    ILL Met In The Arena

  • Irona 700

    Irona 700

  • The Eye of Strife

    The Eye of Strife


  • The Adventures of Ivor

    The Adventures of Ivor

  • The Runner and the Wizard

    The Runner and the Wizard

  • The Runner and the Saint

    The Runner and the Saint

  • The Runner and the Kelpie

    The Runner and the Kelpie

The Starfolk

  • King of Swords

    King of Swords

  • Queen of Stars

    Queen of Stars

The Seventh Sword

  • The Reluctant Swordsman

    The Reluctant Swordsman

  • The Coming of Wisdom

    The Coming of Wisdom

  • The Destiny of the Sword

    The Destiny of the Sword

  • The Death of Nnanji

    The Death of Nnanji

A Man Of His Word

  • Magic Casement

    Magic Casement

  • Faery Lands Forlorn

    Faery Lands Forlorn

  • Perilous Seas

    Perilous Seas

  • Emperor and Clown

    Emperor and Clown

A Handful Of Men

  • The Cutting Edge

    The Cutting Edge

  • Upland Outlaws

    Upland Outlaws

  • The Stricken Field

    The Stricken Field

  • The Living God

    The Living God

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