Reviewed by Nikyta
Title: Blades of the Old Empire
Author: Anna Kashina
Series: Majat Code #1
Heroes/Heroines: Kythar, Ellah, Evan, Egey (main POVs)
Genre: M/F Fantasy
Length: 496 pages (or thereabouts)
Publisher: Angry Robot
Release Date: February 25, 2014
Available at: Angry Robot, Amazon & Barnes and Noble
Add it to your shelf: Goodreads
Blurb: Kara is a mercenary – a Diamond warrior, the best of the best, and a member of the notorious Majat Guild. When her tenure as protector to Prince Kythar comes to an end, custom dictates he accompany her back to her Guild to negotiate her continued protection.
But when they arrive they discover that the Prince’s sworn enemy, the Kaddim, have already paid the Guild to engage her services – to capture and hand over Kythar, himself.
A warrior brought up to respect both duty and honour, what happens when her sworn duty proves dishonourable? Continue reading