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Blades of the Old Empire

(2014)
(The first book in the Majat Code series)
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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?

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“Both Kyth and Ellah are likeable characters and it is a joy to follow their stories… There is a fairly even balance between the emotional aspects of the story and some fast-paced, ninja-style fight scenes, which leads to this being a pleasant, easy read and an entertaining story. A solid start to what looks to be an exciting series.”
- British Fantasy Society

“This is a magnificent work of literature. 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

“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 Fantasy Reviews

Genre: Fantasy

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February 2014 : UK Paperback
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Title: Blades of the Old Empire: The Majat Code, Book 1 (Code of the Majat)
Author(s): Anna Kashina
ISBN: 0-85766-412-3 / 978-0-85766-412-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Angry Robot
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December 2016 : Canada Paperback
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Title: Blades of the Old Empire: The Majat Code Book 1
Author(s): Anna Kashina
ISBN: 1-5252-3046-8 / 978-1-5252-3046-2 (Canada edition)
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Title: [(Blades of the Old Empire)] [ By (author) Anna Kashina ] [February, 2014]
Author(s): Anna Kashina
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February 2014 : UK Paperback
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Title: Blades of the Old Empire (Majat Code 1): Book I of the Majat Code
Author(s): Anna Kashina
ISBN: 0-85766-411-5 / 978-0-85766-411-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Angry Robot
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March 2019 : Audio CD
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Title: Blades of the Old Empire
Author(s): Anna Kashina
ISBN: 1-974935-06-X / 978-1-974935-06-2
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March 2019 : Audio CD
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Title: Blades of the Old Empire: 1
Author(s): Anna Kashina
ISBN: 1-974935-10-8 / 978-1-974935-10-9
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February 2019 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Blades of the Old Empire
Author(s): Anna Kashina
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February 2019 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: Blades of the Old Empire
Author(s): Anna Kashina
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February 2019 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Blades of the Old Empire
Author(s): Anna Kashina
Publisher: Dreamscape Media, LLC
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February 2019 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Blades of the Old Empire
Author(s): Anna Kashina
Publisher: Dreamscape Media, LLC
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February 2014 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Blades of the Old Empire (The Majat Code Book 1)
Author(s): Anna Kashina
Publisher: Angry Robot
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February 2014 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Blades of the Old Empire: The Majat Code, Book I
Author(s): Anna Kashina
Publisher: Angry Robot
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon AU