SF author L. S. King


Sword's Edge

a science fiction novel
by L. S. King

the first book of the Sword's Edge Chronicles


Can a lass overcome her self-doubt to uncover the traitors who threaten her clan? Will she provide her clan leader with the key to unlocking their alien mentors' mysterious past?

Sword's Edge

Fifteen-year-old Tam knows only the harshness of rigorous Ranger training at the hands of her reclusive, unloving father. Alcandhor, her clan's thane, recruits her as a spy, but is he wise to trust an untried girl for such an important task?

Alcandhor needs to discover who the traitors are before they assassinate key leaders and start a war. Tam is perfect for the job—but will her inexperience and youth endanger not only her mission, but her own life?

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    "King creates wonderful characters, unfolding them naturally... [She] weaves science fiction with the setting and atmosphere of the medieval period in a way that is believable and thrilling. From swords and candles to artificial light and automatic doors, she makes it all fit together.

    Sword's Edge is another triumph for Lee King. I'm already asking for the sequel."     - TLC Librarian


    "The story is well-paced, masterfully crafted, and delivers on every level. I want more. I need more. I shall pant and obsess wildly and fill the author's social networking pages with demands for MORE, MORE, MORE! Dang it, L.S. King!"     - Reader Review by Scothia - Amazon


    "I identified with the main character and felt part of the adventure. I fell in love with so many of the characters and felt as if they were my own family. The only problem with the book was that it ended too quickly!"     - Reader Review by Woodland Wildflower - Amazon


    "I was immersed in an adventure and couldn't wait to see how the main characters dealt with all that was going on around them. It kept me going right until the end."     - Reader Review by V. Krueger - Amazon


    "I can't remember when was the last time I read a book I didn't want to put down. It is a great read! Wonderful plot and enchanting characters, some of them I must say I fell in love with. Can't wait for the next one!"     - Reader Review by soperales - Smashwords


    "Beautifully written, and I look forward to seeing how the characters progress. L. S. King has a great imagination and once you pick up this book, it is extremely hard to put down until you finish."     - Reader Review by Dee - Amazon


    "Sword's Edge was very well written, it had a good plot, a nice story line, a lot of details, and characters you grew to really care about..In fact I had to stay up one night (all night) reading because i just could not put it down. i can't wait to see what happens next."     - Reader Review by Rhonda Jean - Amazon


    "This is a good, well paced story with intrigue and great plot development. I found myself binge reading the book! I definitely look forward to learning what is next for the main characters."     - Reader Review by Edward Coverdale - Amazon


    "Excellent! Thoroughly enjoyed reading this well-written book. I highly recommend it! Waiting impatiently for the next book!"     - Reader Review by Susanszy - Amazon




A big thank you to Christy Shaffer who designed the cover!




Deuces Wild: Stacking the Deck
Now available!


Children of the Enaisi, the second book in the Sword's Edge Chronicles is due out late fall, sort of MoreSoonerish.


Unlikely Prophet, the prequel of the Sword's Edge Chronicles is finished, and slated for release in the spring.


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