Despite some missteps and failures, MA Liguori has always followed his passion for writing fantasy novels. He spent many years developing his craft, and his short fiction has appeared in Heroic Fantasy Quarterly and New Realm Magazine. He lives in North Carolina with his longtime partner. Aside from working as a writer, he’s also a musician, a gamer, a cat lover, a college grad, and an Autism advocate.

VIRTUE AND VENGEANCE

The capital city of the Anirian Empire simmers with unrest. The emperor stands as the last scion of the imperial dynasty, but at sixteen, the boy is powerless against an oppressive regent who seeks to tighten his hold on the throne. As sides are drawn and conspiracies are set into motion, six individuals emerge to carve a foothold for their own ambitions . . . 

A self-exiled warrior fueled by vengeance. A lowborn courtesan driven to rule. A once powerful general turned reclusive cripple. A gifted strategist intent on treachery. An idle hero and his honor-bound brother…

Dive into the epic Empire of Cinders today!