Sword of the Taka Samurai

A six part series that traces sixteen year old Taka Yamabuki as she goes out for the first time, solo, as a samurai.

Cold Heart, by Katherine M. Lawrence

Taking Pre-orders for Cold Heart

I expect to beat the March 16th date, but have set it at that so that I don’t disappoint. The Yamabuki story takes a turn as she enters a bandit town, Minesaki, in Nagato Prefecture, where she meets none other than the Rising Sun General, which brings unexpected consequences.

Who is the woman hero? Sword of the Taka Samurai

Who is the woman hero?

The Yamabuki series is inspired by a 12th-century woman chronicled in historic writings of the times. It is said Yamabuki was beautiful and that she accompanied Yoshinaka, The Rising Sun General, and Tomoe Gozen, a more famous woman warrior on their adventures and into battle. Some accounts even say she was a general who led …

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Cold Saké: Yamabuki vs. the Undead, by Katherine M. Lawrence

Judging Books and Covers

How I worked with Laura Lis Scott to create the book cover design for my Yamabuki book Cold Saké.

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