The Emperor's Edge (The Emperor's Edge Book 1) by Lindsay Buroker

The Emperor's Edge (The Emperor's Edge Book 1)

By Lindsay Buroker

  • Release Date: 2010-11-22
  • Genre: Fantasy
Score: 4.5
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From 51 Ratings
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Description

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.

Reviews

  • Love it

    5
    By Smiley onceuponatime
    This is one of the best books I have read in a long time. Often I was laughing out loud (causing my husband to stare at me strangely). I immediately bought the rest of the series and I recommend it to all my friends who like a good read.
  • The Emperor's Edge

    5
    By Dizehere
    I accidentally stumbled across this book and really enjoyed it and will read the rest of the series. I noticed a comment that spelling and grammatical errors are rare and had to comment on my own that I found dozens of such errors. I am starting to wonder about the process of these ebooks that continuously publish full of errors. Doesn't anybody check them first in the age of spellcheck, it seems ludicrous.
  • Good read.

    4
    By SabcanNow
    This book is very well written and engaging. Enjoyed it and will read more from this author.
  • Glad I got it!!

    5
    By Eileen7777777
    I really enjoyed this book, suspenseful, mysterious, and a great fantasy book. I'm already done the second book and I'm moving on to the third!!! This first book in the series is free, with grammar/spelling errors being rare, and probably rated pg13. Many thanks to the author!😄
  • I'm glad I found this!

    5
    By soltapper
    I must be honest, I downloaded to take part in my book club's Steampunk book of the month. After struggling through an anthology of Steampunk to get an idea about the genre I was dreading taking part with this title. But I was so amazed! The writing is smooth and entertaining and I loved her heroine Amaranthe and her band of accidental heros. This book is not laden with made up science terms and the world is rich and so easy to be a part of. A must must must read for all fantasy lovers! And if you find yourself at the end wanting more I've lost count of how many more there are in the series.

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