The Guild of Assassins by Anna Kashina

The Guild Of Assassins by Anna KashinaThe sequel to Blades of the Old Empire.

Kara has achieved something that no Majat has ever managed – freedom from the Guild!

But the Black Diamond assassin Mai has been called back to face his punishment for sparing her life. Determined to join his fight or share his punishment, Kara finds herself falling for Mai.

But is their relationship – and the force that makes their union all-powerful – a tool to defeat the overpowering forces of the Kaddim armies, or a distraction sure to cause the downfall of the Majat?

File Under: Fantasy [ Duty vs Honor | Forbidden | Unstoppable | Back in Black ]

Cover Art: Alejandro Colucci

Book Info:
The Second Book in the Majat Code Series

UK Print
Date: 7th August 2014
ISBN: 9780857665263
Format: Medium (B-Format) Paperback
R.R.P.: £8.99

North American Print
Date: 28th July 2014
ISBN: 9780857665270
Format: Large (Trade) Paperback OR Small (Mass-Market) Paperback
R.R.P.: US$14.99 CAN$16.99 OR US$7.99 / CAN$9.99

Ebook
Date: 28th July 2014
ISBN: 9780857665287
Format: Epub & Mobi
R.R.P.: £5.49 / US$6.99

Other Books in This Series:

1. Blades of the Old Empire (March 2014)

Buying Info:

UK Print & Ebook
Amazon.co.uk | Book Depository | Waterstones | WHSmith

North American Print & Ebook
Amazon.com | Amazon.ca | BarnesandNoble.com | IndieBound.org

Global DRM-Free Epub Ebook
On-sale July 29th 2014 from the Robot Trading Company

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Praise for The Guild of Assassins:

I loved this one even more than the first, Blades of the Old Empireaction-packed. Kara is the hinge-point for much of the drama. She’s a strong female character…an absolutely awesome heroine. Not just because she’s physically strong and capable, but because she has a tremendous amount of agency and is totally (and very humanly) conflicted about what to do with it.”
– Marlene, The Book Pushers

Such a great read! One of the things I really enjoyed about this installment is how Kashina addressed the elephant in the room, which was the relationship established in the first installment.  She really showed both the power and the peril of love along with some of what it would take to really lead as a ruler, not just hold the name. I loved each reveal, each twist, and the tension.”
– E, The Book Pushers

“Epic fantasy readers will love this action-packed adventure of elite warriors and romance!”
– Amy Raby, author of the Hearts and Thrones series

Praise for Blades of the Old Empire:

“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

Both Kyth and Ellah are likeable characters and it is a joy to follow their stories…A solid start to what looks to be an exciting series.” – The British Fantasy Society

Praise for Anna’s Previous Novels:

“Kashina’s Arabesque novel … will have readers dream of summoning their own djinn.”
– Publishers Weekly on The Goddess of Dance

“Truly compelling”
– Booklist on The Princess of Dhagabad

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