The Iron Claw

The Iron Claw

by Paul Collins and Sean McMullen

Not since Garth Nix and Sean Williams joined forces has there been such a great collaboration!

The warlock Calbaras wants to revive the ancient, forbidden magic of dragons, and his son Dantar is vital to his plans. Dantar is on the run in an enemy kingdom, unaware that he is so important. Worse, his sister Velza is now working for the enemy king.

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Publication date: June 2015

Extent: 119 pages

Format: B format paperback

Price: AUD$12.95

Category: Fantasy

Age guide: 10+

More from these Authors

In this series:

The Burning Sea

Dragonfall Mountain


Paul Collins:





Mole Hunt

Dyson's Drop

The Only Game in the Galaxy

The Earthborn

The Skyborn

The Hiveborn


The Government in Exile

Quentaris: The Spell of Undoing

The Glasshouse


Sean McMullen:

Before the Storm

Changing Yesterday

The Ancient Hero (Quentaris Chronicles)

Souls in the Great Machine

Voyage of the Shadowmoon

The Time Engine

The Miocene Arrow

Glass Dragons



About the Authors


Paul Collins has written many books for young adults. He is best known for his fantasy and science fiction titles in The Jelindel Chronicles and The Quentaris Chronicles. The Earthborn Wars trilogy was published by Tor in the US. Paul has many strings to his bow. He’s been an agent, publisher, writer and editor. Paul has been short-listed for many awards and has won the Inaugural Peter McNamara, A Bertram Chandler, Aurealis and William Atheling awards.

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Sean McMullen sold his first stories in the late 1980s and has become one of Australia's top Science Fiction and Fantasy authors. In the late 90s he established himself in the American market, and his work has been translated into Polish, French, Japanese and other languages.The settings for Sean's work range from the Roman Empire, through Medieval Europe, to cities of the distant future. His work is a mixture of romance, invention and adventure, while populated by strange but dynamic characters. His novelette Eight Miles was runner-up in the 2011 Hugo Awards and his next novelette Ninety Thousand Horses won the Analog Readers' Award in 2013. 

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