Shadows & Crowns

by 5 books in this series
#1 - The Song of the Marked
#1 - The Song of the Marked
The old gods are growing restless...

Mercenary Casia Greythorne cares about two things: completing her latest job and earning enough coin for the expensive medicine that's keeping her mentor alive.

So when the king commands her to investigate a strange plague devastating the empire, she can't resist the massive reward he offers - even if it does mean working with the arrogant and infuriating Captain Elander.

But as the death toll rises and strange monsters wreak havoc across the realms, Cas and Elander find themselves up against meddling gods and very old magic.

Because an ancient evil is stirring in the shadows.

And their empire will not survive its full unleashing.
#2 - A Twist of the Blade
#2 - A Twist of the Blade
Mercenary. Survivor. Queen.

Casia Greythorne's world has been shattered. Still reeling from a devastating loss and the revelation of an identity she wasn't ready for, she must now also master the strange magic that's awakening within her.

But first she must lead her friends through cursed lands and the dwellings of the gods, away from the crumbling empire and the king-emperor who clutches the crown with ever-bloodier hands. All while knowing the true threat may be someone she came dangerously close to falling for. . .

Elander Revenmar thought he knew who he was. He had a mission, a god he was content to serve. Then came a woman he should have stayed away from; whose life he never should have saved.

Because salvation comes with a cost.

And some debts must be paid in blood.
#3 - The Call of the Void
#3 - The Call of the Void
War is building. Blood is spilling.
And the gods are not pleased.

Casia has survived her brother's attempts to crush her but the battle is just beginning. Bitter, wounded and carrying the curse of a dark upper-god, she journeys north to the elven court in search of allies.

The Court of Moreth holds knowledge, secrets - and power. The kind of power that could shift everything in her favour. But only if she can survive it.

Elander is losing his court, powers and divinity. But he's determined to stand behind Casia and bring his ancient, changeable allies to her side. He lost her once. He won't do it again.

His devotion to her may be what destroys him.

And when that destruction comes, it could change their entire world.
#4 - A Crown of the Gods
#4 - A Crown of the Gods
Gods have fallen. A queen is rising.
And the world will never be the same.

The throne of the Kethran Empire lies empty, its ruler now a god bringing darkness and chaos to the world. The line between the divine and mortal realms is blurring. The battlefield is set and a final, devastating war is on the horizon.

Casia Greythorne is ready to take her place on the throne, to unite the empire and stand against the gods themselves. But to claim her crown - to save her world and the people she loves - she must confront her past and finally discover the answers hidden within it.

Even though it may destroy her hope of a future.
#5 - The Queen of the Dawn
#5 - The Queen of the Dawn
The epic conclusion to the 'Shadows & Crowns' series

Cassia Greythorne has survived battles with gods and monsters and the crown is in her grasp. But the power of the dark god Malaphar grows ever stronger, threatening the future of their world before her reign has even begun.

Still there is hope: a way to banish him forever has been revealed. It will take Casia and her friends into a strange new realm, where they must face old enemies and race to decipher a bewildering ancient magic.

But time is short. Chaos spreads throughout the empires and the bonds between allies begin to fray. With every bloody battle, the cost of saving their world becomes clearer.

Dawn is coming. But will they survive to see the new day?

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