Is the Living Blade real or just a legend? With it…
Prince Bashan could win back his kingdom.
Master Telen Diaz can free himself of the burden from his past.
Owen Smith sees a once-in-a-lifetime chance to gain untold knowledge.
… but for Noraya Smith, the Living Blade will bring nothing but suffering and sorrow.
Timandra is a self-confessed nerd with a passion. In the day, she’s an English and History teacher in a German public high school, and mother to two children. But at night, she whips our her cape and dagger and transforms into a grimdark fantasy writer with a mission to subvert epic fantasy tropes.
Her debut novel Touch of Iron was released in May 2016 and its sequel is will be published in early 2017.
Tim has never bothered to get a life because she feels like she’s been trying to lead three different ones already – and, yes, she totally stole that line from Terry Pratchett.
"Realistic, character-driven fantasy that manages to both sever limbs and warm the heart." - Kirkus Reviews
"This is a pure grimdark novel that doesn’t pull any punches and delivers the action with real grit and intensity." - Dan Cross