An experienced journalist, Elena Gallego Abad is the author of a series of novels about Dragal, the Galician dragon seeking to reincarnate in the body of a boy, Hadrián. The saga comprises three novels – Dragal I: The Dragon’s Inheritance (2010); Dragal II: The Dragon’s Metamorphosis (2011); Dragal III: The Dragon’s Fraternity (2012) – and further novels are planned.
A film, together with other multimedia content, is currently in production.
The book series has continued with a new novel, "Dragal IV, The dragon race", published in April 2015 and with a second trilogy starts.
Elena Gallego Abad is the author of another novel, Seven Skulls (2014), which follows a journalist, Marta Vilas, as she investigates a case of multiple murder. The author is often described as the Galician J. K. Rowling and praised for being the first woman to write a crime novel in Galician.