The Lotus Palace

The Lotus Palace

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It is a time of celebration in the Pingkang li, where imperial scholars and bureaucrats mingle with beautiful courtesans. At the center is the Lotus Palace, home of the most exquisite courtesans in China Maidservant Yue-ying is not one of those beauties. Street-smart and practical, she's content to live in theshadow of her infamous mistressuntil she meets thearistocratic playboy Bai Huang.Bai Huang lives in a privileged world Yue-ying can barelyimagine, let alone share, but as they are thrown togetherin an attempt to solve a deadly mystery, they both start todream of a different life. Yet Bai Huang's position meansthat all she could ever be to him is his concubinewill she sacrifice her pride to follow her heart?"
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Product details

  • Paperback | 384 pages
  • 109 x 173 x 28mm | 181g
  • English
  • Original ed.
  • 0373777736
  • 9780373777730
  • 439,740

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"Lin ...combines wit, seduction, skill and intelligence." -Publishers Weekly on My Fair Concubine, starred review
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About Jeannie Lin

Jeannie Lin grew up fascinated with stories of Western epic fantasy and Eastern martial arts adventures. When her best friend introduced her to romance novels in middle school, the stage was set. Jeannie started writing her first romance while working as a high school science teacher in South Central Los Angeles. Her first two books have received starred reviews in Publishers Weekly and Library Journal and The Dragon and the Pearl was listed among Library Journal's Best Romances of 2011.
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1,088 ratings
3.77 out of 5 stars
5 22% (239)
4 44% (474)
3 27% (294)
2 5% (58)
1 2% (23)
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