Created by Ellen Kushner. Written by Ellen Kushner, Liz Duffy Adams, Patty Bryant, Joel Derfner, Tessa Gratton, Alaya Dawn Johnson, Malinda Lo, Karen Lord, Racheline Maltese, Mary Anne Mohanraj, Delia Sherman, and Pat Witcover.
In a story full of politics and court intrigue, a duchess, a scholar, a tradeswoman, and a genius all fight for their place in the world.
WHY SERIAL BOXERS LOVE IT: Sword-fighting, political intrigue, a satisfying story with queer and racially diverse characters, assassinations and torrid affairs
Liz Duffy Adams
Mary Anne Mohanraj
Alaya Dawn Johnson
In a city that never was, sex, scandal, and swordplay combine in a melodrama of manners that returns readers to the beloved world of Ellen Kushner’s Swordspoint. A dance of betrayal and treachery begins when a Duchess, a scholar, a Duke, a genius, and a visitor from across the sea are brought together by long-buried lies.