Breaking The Spine.
This week's choice is -
Blades of the Old Empire - Anna Kashina
ISBN - 9780857664129 (US) 9780857664112 (UK)
Publisher - Angry Robot
Release date - February 25th 2014 (US) March 6th 2014 (UK)
Find - Goodreads/Book Depository
'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
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?' - Goodreads
After reading Seven Forges last year I said I wanted to start reading more adult fantasy again, I haven't so far but this is a great book to kickstart that habit! This choice is a bit of a cheat as I have an e-ARC from Netgalley but I wanted to share Blades of the Old Empire as that plot sounds fantastic, I love strong female leads (hopefully Kara won't let us down) and even better, it's the start of a series!
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