For the Samurai, death is not to be feared. It is to be embraced.Japan 1533 – A nation in turmoil. Rival warlords battle for supremacy while common folk struggle to survive in a land laid waste by endless war.
Tengu, an orphaned girl, must navigate the lawless hinterlands if she is to survive and achieve her ambition to become a master swordswoman.
Rejected by every school of martial skill, she joins samurai from northern Japan as they converge on a river shrine to take part in a savage tournament, a death-match from which only one can emerge victorious.
Will she survive the gladiatorial combat? Or will she meet a bloody end on the arena floor?
A taut and heart-pounding novel that takes us deep into the life of combat in Shogunate Japan, Raven’s Sword is perfect for readers of David Kirk, James Heneage and James Clavell.
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Used availability for Adam Baker's Raven's Sword
September 2018 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition