Swan’s Braid and Other Tales of Terizan

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You can’t belong to the Thieves’ Guild if you can’t break into the Thieves’ Guild. When Terizan dropped out of the secret passage, past the net, and into the Inner Sanctum, she was astonished to discover that no one else had ever made it that far. Unfortunately, neither Terizan nor the Guild are thrilled about the sudden perception that she’s the best thief in Oreen – the title comes with expectations and the Guild only ever expects the worst. In these five tales, mercenary captains, murderous royal families, ghosts, gods, and wizards prove that while it may not always be lonely at the top, it’s definitely annoying. Good thing half a dozen gods owe Terizan a favour.


"This is a relatively short collection of five stories that sells as an inexpensive ebook. The genre is classic fantasy, but with touches of personality and culture that give the world its own unique feel. It isn’t the standard European milieu, which is nice."

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“I really can’t say enough good things about how relaxing it is to read a story about a woman Doing Things in a shady underworld without having to fear gendered violence. […] I would love to see these done in graphic novel form.”


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