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The Gensokai Series

The land of Gensokai is a troubled place, and Mishi, Taka and their friends may be the only ones who can bring peace to their homeland. Inspired by feudal Japan, this series if full of swords, sorcery, and samurai. (Or katana, kiso, and kisoshi.)

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Blade's Edge


A 2019 SPFBO Finalist

and a 2018 Wishing Shelf Book Award Finalist

Two friends. 

Two forbidden powers. 

One chance to change everything.


Torn away from each other and the only home they’ve ever known, Mishi and Taka are forced to acknowledge the powers they’ve kept secret all their lives. But will embracing their elemental magic be enough to keep the two girls safe, or will it put them directly in the path of everyone who wants them dead? 

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Traitor's Hope

ISBN-13: 978-1974135936

For centuries the Rōjū council silenced all who opposed them, spreading lies and killing innocents in order to maintain the status quo and ensure that female Kisōshi were little more than a long-forgotten myth. Now that Mishi and Taka have helped to depose the corrupt council, the land of Gensokai is reeling as it takes its first steps towards recovery. As the New Council attempts to corral the renegade allies of the defunct regime, Taka is asked to take charge of a frontline infirmary, putting her in the heart of the battle. To survive, she will have to rely on a person she cannot possibly trust. 

Meanwhile, Mishi is asked to lure a vicious band of mountain raiders into the open--a mission that has proven fatal to all who have attempted it so far. Making matters worse, Mishi's mind keeps betraying her and she fears that her kisō and katana will betray her next. As the two friends fight to re-establish the peace in their homeland, the only question is where the next betrayal will come from, and if Mishi and Taka will have the strength to survive it.

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Sairō's Claw
ISBN-13: 978-1-9994612-5-6 

An action-adventure fantasy romp featuring sword lesbians, sea battles, and a grumpy wolf spirit.

Torako has done many things to protect the valley that she calls home, but she’s never looted a corpse before. So when the katana she steals off the still-cooling body of a bandit turns out to be possessed by a grumpy wolf kami, she can only assume it’s because she’s somehow angered the spirits. An impression that’s only reinforced when she returns home to find her wife abducted and her daughter in hiding. But angry spirits or no, Torako isn't about to let bandits run off with the love of her life, even if it means taking their 3 year old on a rescue mission.


In all Kaiyo's years as Captain of the Wind Serpent she has never once questioned her admiral’s orders. So when she receives the command to abduct a civilian scribe with the help of fifteen felons, she registers her objections, but does as she is bid. Yet, as the mission unfolds, Kaiyo finds herself questioning everything from her loyalties to her convictions. 


As Torako and Kaiyo’s fates cross like dueling blades, their persistence is matched only by their fury, until they uncover a series of truths they may never be ready to accept.

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