Biography

T. C. Southwell was born in Sri Lanka and moved to the Seychelles when she was a baby. She spent her formative years exploring the islands – mostly alone. Naturally, her imagination flourished and she developed a keen love of other worlds. The family travelled through Europe and Africa and, after the death of her father, settled in South Africa.

T. C. Southwell has written over thirty fantasy and science fiction novels, as well as five screenplays. Her hobbies include motorcycling, horse riding and art, and she is now a full-time writer.


Books by TC Southwell

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The archangel Majelin has been imprisoned and tortured in the underworld of Sherinias’ domain for five centuries. Eventually, his light will die and he will fall to the darkness. Whispers of a tar’merin travelling with Kayos have reached Airedene, the Sacred City of Angels, giving Sarmalin hope that her husband might be saved, and she goes to plead with the Demon Lord.

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The Queen's Blade, Prequel 2, God Touched (book cover)

A dangerously unpredictable, pitiless, cold-hearted and angry young assassin stalks the streets of Jondar. He is able to achieve, unseen, assassinations others deem impossible… He is the Master of the Dance, and many would like to see him dead.

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The Queen's Blade, Prequel 1, Conash: Dead Son (book cover)

He is born during a midwinter blizzard under a Death Moon, destined to change the fate of three kingdoms. The boy who will become a legend comes into the world in a river of blood… dead. His father names him Conash: Dead Son.

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The Queen's Blade VI, Lord Protector (book) by TC Southwell

The legendary Queen’s Blade is in grave danger. With the deaths of a king and a dozen princes on his tally, the assassin is a target for the vengeance of his powerful enemies, and, when he vanishes again, no one knows if he’s dead or alive.

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The Queen's Blade V, Master of the Dance (book) by TC Southwell

Imprisoned and condemned, the Queen’s Blade has no choice but to accept his fate and partake in the deadly duel with the Master of the Dance. The Regent’s life is in danger and more Cotti Princes must die. Blade’s renowned skills are tested to their limits and his web of deceit and lies is challenged ...

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The Queen's Blade IV, Sacred Knight of the Veil

The Queen’s Blade vanished fifteen years ago, and plotting Cotti Princes threaten the three kingdoms’ peace again. Only the invisible assassin can save the child Queen, but first he must become a Sacred Knight of the Veil, an office he scorns.

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The Queen's Blade III, Invisible Assassin (book) by TC Southwell

A captured queen, a fallen kingdom and a killer who could save both… Blade’s queen is the enemy king’s prisoner, and the assassin will not serve his foe. However, unless he slays those who plot against her, she will die.

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The Queen's Blade II, Sacrifice (book) by TC Southwell

During Jondar’s last days, as two armies converge on the ill-fated city, the Queen’s Blade faces a challenge for his title of Master of the Dance. The young Queen Minna-Satu gets ready to make the ultimate sacrifice to save her kingdom – by putting the daughter of a Cotti King on the Jashimari throne.

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The Queen's Blade I (book) by TC Southwell

A young queen’s sacrifice, a doomed kingdom and an assassin who will bring an empire to its knees… In a world where men are bonded with beasts, an ageless seer foretells of a child who will end the Endless War. One man will change fate.

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The Broken World IV - Staff of Law (book) by TC Southwell

Without the laws that govern life, the broken world falls deeper into madness, and the son Talsy bears Chanter is an abomination, able to use his stunted powers to kill. The young Mujar roams the lawless land, blinded by golden fire. He is the world’s last hope.

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The Broken World III - A Land Without Law

Unless the Staff of Law is restored, the broken world will descend into chaos. Knowing that the world is doomed, since the Staff of Law’s pieces are lost, Chanter creates a safe haven for the Chosen. Talsy persuades him to take her with on his quest to find the staff’s pieces, but what good will it do even if they succeed?

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The Broken World II, Starsword (book) by TC Southwell

At war with the land itself, men have survived by paving their streets and surrounding their cities with dried Earthblood. They have thus enraged the souls, and only the chosen are safe under Chanter’s protection. The Black Riders continue their deadly march across the land, killing all Truemen they come across.

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The Broken World I, Children of Another God (book) by TC Southwell

The immortal Mujar seem to have no purpose, not using their powers for good or evil. The Black Riders, mounted warriors, seem bent on destroying every human, but no one knows why or where they come from. Using her father’s knowledge, Talsy traps the Mujar with gold, which has a strange effect on his kind.

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Superstar (book) by TC Southwell

When Carrin meets Mark Lord, her idol, it appears he really likes her. She’s over the moon, but soon suspects he has an ulterior motive. After all, why would he choose a mousy girl over gorgeous supermodels and actresses?

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Slave Empire III, The Shrike (book) by TC Southwell

To save Rayne from the empty existence her empathy has condemned her to, shunned by all who fear her power, the Shrike has married her. He’s shared some of his secrets with and revealed his face to her, and some would do anything to know what she does.

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Slave Empire II, The Crystal Ship (book) by TC Southwell

Rayne is anxious about the coming of the Crystal Ship and the monster of legend it bears. An Envoy annihilated the world once before, an event almost forgotten. One man, however, remembers, for the creature ruined his life.

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Slave Empire I, Prophecy (book) by TC Southwell

A dying Earth is invaded by alien hunters in search of a saviour, and an age-old prophecy predicts a golden child who will save a galactic empire. Rayne’s guide is a mysterious black ship, and the Shrike, a masked outlaw, is her guardian.

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Demon Lord 7, Dark Domain (book) by TC Southwell

Bane must face three Dark Gods, maybe four, to keep the child goddess awakened by Kayos safe. However, the people whose domain is now ruled by Sherinias hamper and endanger him, as they do not believe in gods.

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Demon Lord 6, Son of Chaos (book) by TC Southwell

His impregnable shield is a Grey God’s last defence, but a domain Key may unravel the shield and force him to flee into the unknown, for to Move in the God Realm is to be lost.

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Demon Lord 5, God Realm (book) by TC Southwell

The gods who roam the dangerous and trackless God Realm shape the realm by their will, and the creatures of darkness that live in it prey on any doomed mortal that wanders its shifting wastes.

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