Archive for November 18th, 2013

Chaos Born_cvrLora Blackgoat, smuggler and mercenary, has been laying low after a job gone bad has made her a laughing stock in the industry. When a childhood friend turns to her for help, Lora leaps to restore her reputation by hunting a killer stalking the gas-lit streets. Her path crosses Roman, a dangerous yet attractive half-angel warrior who also hunts the killer, and serves the sadistic militant Order of Guides. When Lora discovers the killer is hellspawn who have broken the laws of magic to enter the city, she also uncovers a conspiracy that leads back into her own dark past. 




What the World in Chaos Born Is Like 

Beyond our world and through the candy-striped tollbooths of the bear-men lies The Weald: a hidden pre-industrial realm that acts as a refuge for the mystical races. In the bustling city of Harken, Lora Blackgoat earns her coin as a mercenary and recreational smuggler. Lately, she’s been laying low after an unfortunate incident left her a laughing stock with her co-workers and a target for assassins. Behead just one client and suddenly everyone’s a comedian.

When I was creating the fantasy realm to base Chaos Born in, the main characters came to me first, while the world crystallised around them in the re-writes. My heroine, Lora Blackgoat, is a cranky anti-heroine who uses her sharp sense of humour to slice through the bleak times. She has two love interests; a fallen demon with a hidden agenda and a bloodthirsty nephilim warrior, and all three sit at the core of the story.

The city of Harken is influenced by our world, but has a ruling government who clings to the old traditions. Deep inside Harken lies the Applecross quarter, with its shadowed streets home to those ignored by polite society — the satyr, elves, goblins and otherkin; creatures with mixed blood of the mystical races. Witches and warlocks also tread the streets of Applecross and live in fear of the Order of Guides, a bloodthirsty militant order dedicated to eradicating heretics from the city.

The city of Harken would be an exciting place to visit, and I’d never turn down having a brew with Lora after a hard days graft, but I think I’d probably leave when the fists start flying!


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