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The Dragon and the Lotus (a historical fantasy in India)

Hello readers,

I'm very pleased to announce the latest addition to The Other Earth series of historical fantasies: The Dragon and the Lotus



About the book

As a child in Kathmandu, Asha was bitten by a dragon and gained the ability to hear the souls of all living things. Years later in India, she uses her strange gift and her training as an herbalist to save people possessed by ghosts, poisoned by legendary beasts, and tortured by the cruel doctors of Ming. And to fight the occasional bear or tiger, of course.

With the help of a beautiful blind nun and a sleepy little mongoose, Asha confronts both victims and predators, including the man who stole her childhood and killed her lover. But when she journeys into the west, Asha discovers that there are fates worse than death and there are human monsters that can only be defeated by a woman with the strength of a dragon.

Features: World maps | Appendix of historical and mythological references | The complete first chapter of The Burning Sky (Halcyon 1)

Series: The Dragon and the Lotus is a part of The Other Earth series. This story spans several years and ends shortly after the conclusion of the Halcyon Trilogy.

Genre: historical fantasy | mystery | adventure | India | Persia

Length: 80,000 words | 320 pages
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