Amadi, the Phoenix, the Sphinx, and the Dschin
rewritten March 2010
written November 2009
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For Fans of Fantasy from 8 Years Up
Amadi hates being a girl. She manages to become apprenticed to a thief where she lives as a boy. But when her Helping Hand is murdered, her oath of revenge lands her smack dab in the path of an assassin hired to kill her and a jackal-headed god with the same purpose. Now, her only defense is the threadbare tunic of a young man and her training as a thief.
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A Few Words From the Authoress
This book grew from a short story I wrote a few years back. Beta-readers loved the story but though it too short to truly develop the world. First reluctantly, then with more and more enthusiasm, I reread the Tales from the Arabian Nights, studied books about life in Arabian countries (after all I didn’t want to step on anyone’s toes), and developed the plot. Writing Amadi’s adventures went surprisingly fast. I hope you’ll find some of my fascination for this intriguing culture in this book.