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Katherine M. Lawrence’s Cold Blood begins the tale of 17-year-old Yamabuki, daughter of a warlord, trained in sword and bow, on her first solo mission—to deliver three scrolls to the Imperial City.
We thought it was long overdue to create some book trailers for Katherine M. Lawrence’s Yamabuki books, so here is the first
We‘re pleased to announce that Katherine M. Lawrence‘s next installment in the Sword of the Taka Samurai series is finally here. Readers and fans have been very patient. Thank you!
We released our first large-print edition with Cold Sake because accessibility matters, and we want everyone to be able to read about Yamabuki.
Today, Katherine M. Lawrence blogs a bit about Japan in 1172, when the events of Sword of the Taka Samurai take place. Take a peek.
“You don’t write an excellent story by accident.”
Kate blogs here about how Yamabuki is different from other woman warriors, and how 12th-century Japan isn’t quite like what you may have seen in some samurai movies.
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