Lindsay Buroker

Biography

Lindsay is a full-time independent fantasy author who loves travel, hiking, tennis, and vizslas. She grew up in the Seattle area but moved to Arizona when she realized she was solar-powered.

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Books

Thorn Fall (Rust & Relics, Book 2)
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 91,150. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Delia never thought her love of adventure and artifact hunting would lead her to discover such oddities as man-slaying monsters, magical swords, and elves on motorcycles. Oh, and there’s also the Ancient Spartan warrior who’s been stranded in the present—he’s offering to work as her bodyguard in exchange for English lessons. When another monster arrives, this time in Sedona, Arizona...
Destiny Unchosen (Rust & Relics 1.5)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,280. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
(5.00 from 1 review)
Before tragedy left her crippled, Artemis “Temi” Sidaris was a world-class tennis player at the height of her career. The sport was her passion, her dream, and all she ever wanted to do. Fighting monsters… was not part of the plan. But when a pair of pointy-eared strangers offers to heal her injury if she’s willing to wield a powerful sword to protect humanity… how can she resist?
Blood Charged (Dragon Blood, Book 3)
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Series: Dragon Blood. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 96,390. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
Sardelle Terushan, sorceress and healer, should be lying low. Magic is forbidden in Iskandia, and magic users are drowned, shot, or otherwise slain. The problem? She's fallen in love with ace fighter pilot and national hero, Colonel Ridge Zirkander, a man whom everybody notices, including the king. It's not long before Sardelle has spies dogging her steps and people trying to blow her up.
Solstice Day Gifts (an Emperor's Edge Short Story)
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Price: Free! Words: 12,750. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Sicarius agrees to spend Solstice Day on a tropical island with Amaranthe, resting and relaxing far away from the chaos of the new republic. But there are a couple of problems. First off, the island is riddled with old wanted posters of Sicarius, along with countless people who would like to collect the bounty. Second... Amaranthe is hoping for a Solstice Day gift.
Claimed (The Flash Gold Chronicles, #4)
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 35,760. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
After years on the hunt, Cedar Kartes is finally within striking distance of Cudgel Conrad, the criminal who slew his brother and framed him for murder. With the help of Kali McAlister, his business partner and the woman he’s mustering the courage to court, he believes he can finally rid the world of a bloodthirsty felon. But nothing is ever easy in the Yukon...
The Flash Gold Boxed Set, Chronicles I-III
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Price: $3.69 USD. Words: 84,300. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Save money by grabbing the first three Flash Gold Chronicles in one spot. Flash Gold Hunted Peacemaker This collection of steampunk adventures includes three novellas (85,000 words total).
Deathmaker (Dragon Blood, Book 2)
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Series: Dragon Blood. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,620. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
When Lieutenant Caslin Ahn joined Wolf Squadron, she was prepared for the reality that she might one day be killed in the line of duty. She was less prepared for being shot down, assumed dead by her own people, and dragged off to the Cofah Empire as a prisoner of war. As if being thrust into a dungeon and interrogated wasn't bad enough, her cellmate is the notorious pirate Deathmaker.
Republic
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 210,450. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
(5.00 from 1 review)
After the notorious outlaws Amaranthe and Sicarius helped overthrow the corrupt faction controlling the empire and brought in a great war hero to lead the nation to prosperity, they finally earned their pardons—and some time off. A tropical vacation cruising around in a private submarine? Perfect. But their trip is interrupted by a summons from the new president: they're needed back at home.
Balanced on the Blade's Edge (Dragon Blood, Book 1)
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Series: Dragon Blood. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,320. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
(4.86 from 7 reviews)
Sardelle Terushan wakes from three hundred years in a mage stasis shelter, only to realize that she is the last of the Referatu, the sorcerers who once helped protect Iskandia from conquerors. Their subterranean mountain community was blown up in a treacherous sneak attack by soldiers who feared their power. Everyone Sardelle ever knew is dead, and...
Wounded
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,250. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
When Tara Blankenship’s writing assignment takes her to an “eco village” on Washington’s Olympic Peninsula, she anticipates a quiet couple of weeks in a quaint setting. (She’s far too mature to use the word boring, thank you very much.) What she stumbles into is anything but quiet and quaint. Someone has been slaughtering livestock to scare the villagers, mysterious intruders are searching...
The Swords and Salt Collection, Tales 1-3
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,710. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Save money by grabbing all three Swords & Salt tales in one collection. Tale 1: A Question of Honor Tale 2: Labyrinths of the Heart Tale 3: Death from Below
Death from Below (Swords and Salt, Tale 3)
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Price: $1.69 USD. Words: 13,400. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
A visit from Yanko’s older brother is interrupted when an alarm blasts through the mine. Mutilated workers have been found dead in a newly opened tunnel.
Labyrinths of the Heart (Swords & Salt, Tale 2)
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 21,160. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
After months of working in his uncle’s mine, Yanko longs to see his family and friends again, especially Arayevo, the woman he has adored from afar since he was a boy. When she travels two days and asks to see him, his mind dances at the possibilities. But the mines are busy: there’s a political delegate to humor, a maiden in distress to help, and a wedding that must go perfectly—or else.
A Question of Honor (Swords and Salt, Tale 1)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,210. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
With less than six months until his entrance exams for the famed Nurian warrior-mage academy, Yanko is sent to his uncle’s salt mine for “hardening,” as his father calls it. He expects endless days of physical labor; what he doesn’t expect is to have to choose one of the mine’s prisoners as a sparring partner. He's expected to kill his opponent… before his opponent kills him.
Torrent (Rust & Relics, Book 1)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 82,740. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
When Delia chose to major in archaeology, she imagined herself as the female Indiana Jones of the Southwest. She didn't imagine herself crawling through abandoned mine shafts, scrounging for rusty pickaxes and gold pans to sell on auction sites, but Indiana Jones didn't have to make student loan payments. Scouring the mountains of Arizona with...
Forged in Blood II (The Emperor's Edge 7, Final Book)
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Series: The Emperor's Edge, Book 7. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 134,200. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
Amaranthe Lokdon survives her reckless plan to destroy the enemy’s weapon-filled super aircraft only to learn that thousands of people perished when it crash landed. Half of her team is missing… or dead. Meanwhile, the fighting in the capital has escalated, the Imperial Barracks have been taken by a pretender, and a deadly new danger threatens the populace.
Degrees of Delusion
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,930. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
After being publicly shamed and kicked out of the imperial service academy, Fortis chose to serve in the only other way possible: as a mercenary. Working far from the boundaries of his homeland, he never thought he’d have anything to do with the empire again… until a powerful wizard hires the company to destroy an imperial outpost. This is a 9,000-word short story.
Forged in Blood I (The Emperor's Edge Book 6)
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Series: The Emperor's Edge, Book 6. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 124,910. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
(4.88 from 8 reviews)
The emperor has been ousted from the throne, his bloodline in question, and war is descending on the capital. Forge, the nefarious business coalition that has been manipulating the political situation from the beginning, has the ultimate weapon at its disposal. If it was difficult for a small team of outlaws to make a difference before, it's a monumental task now...
Decrypted
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 113,100. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Professor Tikaya Komitopis knew that bringing Admiral Rias Starcrest home to meet her family wouldn’t be easy, not when he led the fleet that decimated her nation during the war. She isn’t surprised when people believe she’s been brainwashed, that Rias is still loyal to the empire, and that he has nefarious plans for her homeland. She is, however, surprised when Rias’s designs to build a...
Beneath the Surface (The Emperor's Edge 5.5)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,800. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
(4.86 from 7 reviews)
All Sergeant Evrial Yara wanted was to protect the young emperor from those plotting to kill him. Joining forces with a group of notorious outlaws wasn’t part of the plan, especially not when one of them is determined to charm her out of her uniform at every turn. Working with the criminals might have been worth it if their efforts had saved the emperor, but it seems he’s not the rightful heir...
Enigma
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,490. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
(4.92 from 13 reviews)
Tikaya and Rias believe they’ll have several calm weeks at sea, but the ship they board is on the run. The captain has acquired a mysterious stolen artifact… and the owners want it back. When he learns of Tikaya’s background, he urges her to decode its secrets, implying her life—and everyone else’s—might be forfeit if she fails. Engima is a 15,000-word short story set after Encrypted.
Shadows Over Innocence (an Emperor's Edge short story)
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Price: Free! Words: 4,620. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Sicarius, the emperor’s personal assassin, returns from a successful mission only to discover that the enemy is retaliating by sending an assassin of their own. The target? Five-year-old Prince Sespian. Shadows over Innocence is a 4,500-word short story set fourteen years before the first Emperor’s Edge novel.
Blood and Betrayal (The Emperor's Edge Book 5)
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Series: The Emperor's Edge, Book 5. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 129,810. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
(5.00 from 8 reviews)
The last thing Maldynado Montichelu—former aristocrat and current ladies' man—ever wanted was to be left in charge. After all, the team just blew up a train, crashed a dirigible, and kidnapped the emperor. It's kind of an important time. But, with Amaranthe captured by the nefarious Forge coalition, and Sicarius off to find her...
Conspiracy (The Emperor's Edge Book 4)
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Series: The Emperor's Edge, Book 4. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 123,620. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
(4.88 from 8 reviews)
When you’re an outlaw hoping for a pardon, and the emperor personally sends a note requesting that your team kidnap him, you make plans to comply... Even if it's a trap. Conspiracy is the fourth book in The Emperor's Edge fantasy series.
Peacemaker (The Flash Gold Chronicles, #3)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,210. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
(4.88 from 8 reviews)
Half-breed tinkerer Kali McAlister doesn’t care that the gold rush has stormed into Dawson and prospectors are flooding the north—all she wants is to finish construction of her airship, so she can escape the Yukon and see the world. Unfortunately, the world keeps chucking wrenches into her machinery: a mysterious gambler is pumping her for information on her...
The Assassin's Curse
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,850. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.74 from 19 reviews)
When outlaws Amaranthe and Sicarius chance upon imperial spies stealing military prototypes, they immediately give chase. After all, they both want imperial pardons, and what better way to attract the emperor’s favor than by looking after the empire’s interests? What seems like a straightforward mission develops a hitch when the spies flee to a haunted island. A 12,000-word short story.
Deadly Games (The Emperor's Edge Book 3)
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Series: The Emperor's Edge, Book 3. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 110,160. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
(4.85 from 13 reviews)
When you’ve been accused of kidnapping an emperor, and every enforcer in the city wants your head, it’s hard to prove yourself an honorable person and even harder to earn an imperial pardon. That doesn’t keep Amaranthe Lokdon and her team of outlaws from trying. When athletes start disappearing from the Imperial Games...
Hunted (The Flash Gold Chronicles, #2)
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Price: $1.79 USD. Words: 27,560. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
(5.00 from 9 reviews)
Self-taught tinkerer Kali McAlister is determined to build an airship and escape the frigid Yukon forever. Unfortunately, she’s the heir to the secrets of flash gold, an alchemical energy source that tends to make her a popular target for bandits, gangsters, and pirates. Not to mention a mysterious new nemesis with an arsenal of deadly machines superior to Kali's own inventions...
Dark Currents (The Emperor's Edge Book 2)
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Series: The Emperor's Edge, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 106,100. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
(4.60 from 15 reviews)
It’s been three months since Amaranthe and Sicarius thwarted kidnappers and saved the emperor’s life. The problem? Nobody knows they were responsible for this good deed. Worse, they’re being blamed for the entire scheme. With enforcers and bounty hunters stalking them, and the emperor nursing a personal hatred for Sicarius, it’s going to be hard to earn exoneration.... 105,000 words.
Flash Gold
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Price: Free! Words: 17,870. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
(4.73 from 22 reviews)
Eighteen-year-old Kali McAlister enters her steam-powered "dogless sled" in a race, intending to win the thousand-dollar prize and escape remote Moose Hollow forever. The problem? Fortune seekers and airship pirates are after her for the secret to flash gold, her late father's alchemical masterpiece. An 18,000-word steampunk novella.
Ice Cracker II (and other stories)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,200. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
She's wanted for crimes against the throne. He's the empire’s most notorious assassin. With bounties on their heads and soldiers hunting them, they’re not likely candidates for heroics, but they're on a quest for redemption. They'll have to pursue and conquer great threats to earn the emperor's recognition.... Three stand-alone stories set in the author's "Emperor's Edge" universe.
Encrypted
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 103,940. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
(4.64 from 33 reviews)
Professor Tikaya Komitopis isn’t a great beauty, a fearless warrior, or even someone who can walk and chew chicle at the same time, but her cryptography skills earn her wartime notoriety. When enemy marines show up at her family’s plantation, she expects the worst. But they’re not there to kill her. They need her to decode mysterious runes before their secrets destroy the world...
Ice Cracker II
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Price: Free! Words: 7,760. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2010. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
(4.56 from 9 reviews)
She’s wanted for crimes against the throne. He’s the empire’s most notorious assassin. With bounties on their heads and soldiers hunting them, they’re not likely candidates for heroics. But when they unearth a plot against the military’s premier ice breaking ship, they may be the only ones who can thwart the saboteurs...if the soldiers don't kill them first.
The Goblin Brothers Adventures Vol. 1
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,110. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2010. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
(4.80 from 5 reviews)
They're short, they're scrawny, and they're green, but they want to be heroes. The problem? Goblins are supposed to fish and forage, not hunt down and challenge villains. This doesn't daunt Malagach and Gortok. Armed with their wits, their stolen (er, borrowed) books, and their scavenged tools, they mean to rid their mountain home of evil. Or get in lots of trouble trying...
The Emperor's Edge (a high fantasy mystery in an era of steam)
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Series: The Emperor's Edge, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 105,960. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2010. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
(4.70 from 47 reviews)
Imperial law enforcer Amaranthe Lokdon is good at her job: she can deter thieves and pacify thugs, if not with a blade, then by toppling an eight-foot pile of coffee canisters onto their heads. But when ravaged bodies show up on the waterfront, an arson covers up human sacrifices, and a powerful business coalition plots to kill the emperor, she feels a tad overwhelmed....

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