6: The Ring of Fire


Winter, 1614.                                                                                     READ AN EXTRACT


After a snowstorm forces him to take shelter, Jack comes across a village in need of protection from raiding mountain bandits. Torn between moving on or helping, Jack is persuaded to stay and fight their cause.

But Jack is the first and only samurai to do so. Now he must enlist other warriors to the village’s aid before the bandits return to steal their harvest. No easy task when the reward is so little and he is a foreigner.

If only he had his friends to call on…


  • ''Lives up to the hype!’ – Parm, Amazon Top 500 reviewer
  • 5.0 out of 5 stars Aaaaawwwwwweeeeeessssssssoooooooommmmmeeeeeeee!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!.’ – Samurai Samuel, Amazon review
  • What Chris does in this title is bring his love of Akira Kurosawa to the young reader as his own interpretation of the Seven Samurai fight to save a village from raiders. It exhibits a cracking pace, great prose and an adventure to devour.’ – Gareth Wilson, VINE and Amazon Top 500 reviewer
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