Karen L Azinger is the epic fantasy author of The Silk & Steel Saga. This seven book saga includes The Steel Queen, The Flame Priest, The Skeleton King, The Poison Priestess, The Knight Marshal, The Prince Deceiver, and The Battle Immortal. Her books are lauded for their rich world building and complex character development. Some reviewers compare her saga to Robert Jordan’s Wheel of Time and George Martin’s Game of Thrones. 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.