The Books of Marian L Thorpe

“Empire’s Legacy is an example of historical fantasy at its very best…I cannot praise this series enough. It is absolutely dazzling.”

Mary Anne Yarde, author of the DuLac Chronicles

Gold Medal, Best Historical Fantasy of 2019 for Empire’s Exile
Silver Medal, Best Box Set of 2019 for Empire’s Legacy: The Complete Trilogy
Finalist, Best Historical Fantasy of 2020 (winners announced Nov 30) for Empire’s Reckoning.

Coffee Pot Book Club Awards.

In a world reminiscent of northern Europe after the fall of the Roman Empire, this historical fantasy series explores the meaning of loyalty and love in a rapidly changing society.

The first three books, comprising the Empire’s Legacy trilogy, follow the protagonist, Lena, over a period of four years, from the day a soldier rides into her small village with an audacious request – that women learn to fight – to a last, desperate battle to save her land.

Oraiáphon and Empire’s Reckoning switch narrators to the musician Sorley, chronicling both the terrible weeks following the battle that ends the first trilogy, and its impact, fifteen years later, on the next generation.

The story continues in Empire’s Heir, with a release date in 2021. Together with Empire’s Reckoning and a planned final novel, they will make up the Empire’s Reprise trilogy.

Empire’s Legacy is also available as an omnibus edition

Paperback pricing (Canada only; includes shipping. For purchases from outside Canada, please contact us at arboretumpress@gmail.com.) All prices in Canadian dollars.

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Empire’s Daughter

Book I of the Empire’s Legacy trilogy. Price includes shipping within Canada.

CA$21.49

Empire’s Hostage

Book II of the Empire’s Legacy trilogy. Price includes shipping within Canada/

CA$20.49

Empire’s Exile

Book III of the Empire’s Legacy trilogy. Price includes shipping within Canada.

CA$25.49

Empire’s Legacy: The Complete Trilogy

Empire’s Daughter, Empire’s Hostage, and Empire’s Exile, complete in one volume. Price includes shipping within Canada.

CA$39.49

Oraiáphon

A bridge novella between the Empire’s Legacy trilogy and the Empire’s Reprise trilogy. Price includes shipping within Canada.

CA$15.49

Empire’s Reckoning

Book I of the Empire’s Reprise trilogy. Price includes shipping within Canada.

CA$22.49

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