Karen Azinger

Karen Azinger

Karen L. Azinger has always loved fantasy fiction, and always hoped that someday she could give back to the genre a little of the joy that reading has always given her. Twelve years ago on a hike in the Columbia River Gorge she realized she had enough original ideas to finally write an epic fantasy. She started writing and never stopped. The Steel Queen, her first book, born from that hike in the gorge, became the start of The Silk & Steel Saga (SASS). Silk & Steel was originally intended to be a trilogy but the story was so epic, she ended up writing a sweeping seven book saga. The saga is now finished! The Steel Queen, The Flame Priest, The Skeleton King, The Poison Priestess, The Knight Marshal, The Prince Deceiver, and The Battle Immortal are all published as e-books and print books and getting great reviews.

Reviewers compare her books to Robert Jordan's Wheel of Time and to George Martin's Game of Thrones. Along the way, she also published a collection of short stories, The Assassin's Tear, including two stories set in the Silk & Steel world. Before writing, Karen spent over twenty years as an international business strategist, eventually becoming a vice-president for one of the world's largest natural resource companies. She worked on developing the first gem-quality diamond mine in Canada's arctic, on coal seam gas power projects in Australia, and on petroleum projects around the world. Having lived in


Edited: Seregil of Rhiminee December 30, 2016
Book Covers
The Steel Queen (The Silk & Steel Saga #1)
The Flame Priest (The Silk & Steel Saga #2)
The Assassin's Tear
The Skeleton King (The Silk & Steel Saga #3)
The Poison Priestess (The Silk & Steel Saga #4)
The Knight Marshal (The Silk & Steel Saga #5)
The Prince Deceiver (The Silk & Steel Saga #6)
The Battle Immortal (The Silk & Steel Saga #7)
Power Writing: Make Your Genre Fiction Soar

Speculative Fiction Novels (8)

(The Silk & Steel Saga #7)
2015 | fantasy > high fantasy
(The Silk & Steel Saga #6)
2014 | fantasy > high fantasy
(The Silk & Steel Saga #5)
2013 | fantasy > high fantasy
(The Silk & Steel Saga #4)
2012 | fantasy > high fantasy
(The Silk & Steel Saga #3)
2012 | fantasy > high fantasy
(The Silk & Steel Saga #2)
2011 | fantasy > high fantasy

2011 | science fiction, fantasy > high fantasy, short stories
(The Silk & Steel Saga #1)
2011 | fantasy > high fantasy

Others non-spefi books (1)


2016 | non-fiction