Blades Of The Old Empire
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To defeat the Kaddim, Kyth must rely on his bodyguard Kara, a beautiful Diamond-ranked assassin from the elite Majat Guild. But his enemies develop an elaborate plan to remove her from their way. Acting through treachery and scheming, they pitch Kara against the Majat, marking her as a target for the only warrior who can defeat her in battle. With the deadly assassin on their trail, Kythar and Kara must face impossible odds to save the kingdom and their lives.
File Under Fantasy [ Friend & Foe - Kingdoms at War - A Secret Gift - Uncomfortable Journeys ]
- Paperback | 496 pages
- 104.14 x 167.64 x 38.1mm | 226.8g
- 21 Nov 2018
- Watkins Media
- Angry Robot
- London, United Kingdom
- The British Fantasy Society "If you're in the mood for a fun fantasy with mercenaries, an evil brotherhood, then, yes, give Blades of the Old Empire a try."
- Tenacious Reader
"Another great book from Angry Robot...I enjoyed this book and would recommend it for anyone who likes a good swashbuckling storyline."
- Every Book Deserves to be Read
"Strong roots and parallels to history keep the reader grounded and enrich the world of this novel while magic and the characters keep it fresh and interest."
- Heather McCorkle
"This book is action packed from the very first page, and is a good start to a series that I will look forward to reading more of."
- Avid Reviews
"You get fast-paced travel with political intrigue and danger, amazing martial arts fights of extreme skill, cultural immersion from around the world, and a little hint of romance without ruining the tough fighter feel... I really cannot express enough times how highly I recommend this story to everyone."
- In Pursuit of My Own Library
"I really enjoyed this book despite not being a huge fan of romance-themed novels. I feel it is for those who want more romance in their fantasy while also getting a hefty dose of action, adventure, and intrigue... It was a good book, and well worth the read. I'll be reading this one again."
- R.J. Blain
"Each scene is very well written. Action and dialog keep the story moving at a fast clip. The fight scenes were especially well written making it easy to see what was happening. Now I want to see what happens in the next book."
- Mixed Book Bag
Praise for Anna Kashina:
"Kashina's Arabesque novel ... will have readers dream of summoning their own djinn."
"Substantial and vivid ... Enthralling" -RTimes Book Reviews
"A rich treasure trove of imagery, color, romance, intrigue, and mystery"
- ForeWord Reviews (Featured Review)
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