The Emperor's Edge

The Emperor's Edge

A High Fantasy Novel in An Era of Steam

Book - 2010
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"Imperial law enforcer Amaranthe Lokdon is good at her job: she can deter thieves and pacify thugs, if not with a blade, then by toppling an eight-foot pile of coffee canisters onto their heads. But when ravaged bodies show up on the waterfront, an arson covers up human sacrifices, and a powerful business coalition plots to kill the emperor, she feels a tad overwhelmed. Worse, Sicarius, the empire's most notorious assassin, is in town. He's tied in with the chaos somehow, but Amaranthe would be a fool to cross his path. Unfortunately, her superiors order her to hunt him down. Either they have an unprecedented belief in her skills ... or someone wants her dead"--Page 4 of cover.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Lindsay Buroker, ©2010
ISBN: 9781466219663
1466219661
Characteristics: 321 pages ; 23 cm
Call Number: BUROKER, L

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Cheryl_JHL May 10, 2017

Such a fun read. Buroker's writing is a bit loose around the edges - there'll be an odd detail or two that doesn't quite line up now and again - but don't let that put you off an enjoyable steampunk-lite caper featuring a earstwhile and clever herione with a taste for pastries, and her terrifyin... Read More »


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Cheryl_JHL May 10, 2017

Such a fun read. Buroker's writing is a bit loose around the edges - there'll be an odd detail or two that doesn't quite line up now and again - but don't let that put you off an enjoyable steampunk-lite caper featuring a earstwhile and clever herione with a taste for pastries, and her terrifying partner in crime...er... do-gooding. I own the series and have read and reread the books - they're a great rainy day/cold weather pick me up.

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Feb 20, 2017

Must read! One of the best fantasy assassin books out there!

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