Anna 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 professor in a major university and combines her successful career in science and her passion for writing. Anna's passion for ballroom dancing, world mythologies and folklore has fed her high-level interest in martial arts of the Majat warriors. She lives in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The author lives in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania..
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Kara is a mercenary - a Diamond warrior, the best of the best, part of the Majat Guild. When her tenure to Prince Kythar comes to an end, he wishes to retain her services, but bust accompany her back to her Guild to negotiate her continued protection.
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 the prince (who she has grown very fond of).
A warrior brought up to respect both duty and honour, what happens when her sworn duty proves dishonourable?
Praise for Anna Kashina:
"Kashina's Arabesque novel ... will have readers dream of summoning their own djinn." -Publishers Weekly
"Substantial and vivid ... Enthralling" -RTimes Book Reviews
"A rich treasure trove of imagery, color, romance, intrigue, and mystery" ForeWord Reviews (Featured Review)