Anna Kashina

The Majat Code
1. Blades of the Old Empire (World: March 2014)
2. The Guild of Assassins (World: August 2014)

The Author, Anna-KashinaAnna Kashina grew up in Russia and moved to the United States in 1994 after receiving her Ph.D. in cell biology from the Russian Academy of Sciences.

She works as a biomedical researcher and combines career in science with her passion for writing.

Anna’s interests in ballroom dancing, world mythologies and folklore feed her high-level interest in martial arts of the Majat warriors. She lives in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

You can find Anna online at her website:, on Twitter @Annakashina and on Facebook.

Interview with USA Today

Interview on The Civilian Reader

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