ANNA KASHINA is inspired by her diverse backgrounds as a
Russian-born scientist, a competitive ballroom dancer, and a fan of
martial arts, history, and folklore. She is the author of the
award-winning Majat Code series featuring adventure fantasy,
medieval politics, assassins, and romance. She lives in the US
Northeast, where she combines her career in biomedical research and
her passion for writing.
"Anna Kashina has a gift of blending political intrigue, fancy
sword fights, assassins, and romance into enthralling fantasy
epics. Fans of strong female characters, intricately built fantasy
worlds, fast action, and exciting love stories would really enjoy
"Anna Kashina's novels always provide fast action, treachery, and a rich world in which to immerse."
"Elite assassins! Ancient Magic! Everlasting love! Shadowblade is an enthralling fantasy romance that will have you turning pages long into the night."
"A spine-tingling romance"
"Shadowblade seamlessly blends together adventure, romance, swordplay, and intrigue with a unique world."
"Shadowblade is a book which has a little bit of everything."
"Kashina delivers a terrific heroine's journey. Recommended for those who love political skullduggery filled with plots and hidden counterplots."
"Shadowblade is a great novel for readers wanting to dip their toes in fantasy."