White Tiger

White Tiger

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"Packed with Chinese mythology, kick-ass action, and sexual tension....A smart, entertaining read." --Australian Specific A young woman accepts a position as nanny to the young daughter of a handsome, wealthy, and mysterious Chinese businessman--only to discover her new employer is really a god...and every foul demon in creation is out to destroy him! With a premise like that, fantasy aficionados and die-hard action lovers alike will no doubt be expecting something exceptional--and Australian author Kylie Chan delivers big time! White Tiger is the first book in Chan's breathtaking trilogy that ingeniously blends magic, martial arts, and urban fantasy with a healthy dollop of paranormal romance thrown in to sweeten the pot. Fans of Hong Kong kung fu movies and the novels of Lilith Saintcrow, Liz Williams, Karen Chance, Devon Monk, and Ilona Andrews will flip over White Tiger, Kylie Chan's remarkable non-stop martial arts supernatural adventure love story.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 516 pages
  • 106.68 x 167.64 x 35.56mm | 249.47g
  • HarperCollins Publishers Inc
  • HarperCollins Publishers
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Original
  • 0061994057
  • 9780061994050
  • 102,836

Review quote

"WHITE TIGER is a fast paced novel with liberal quantities of romance, action and fantasy. The present-day setting blends seamlessly with the solid grounding the book has in myth and folklore. It is a rich tapestry of culture, action and love and makes for good entertainment."--OzHorrorScopeshow more

Back cover copy

Action, intrigue, demons and dragons Kylie Chan creates a fast andfurious story balanced betweenthe celestial and the mortal, the powerful and the innocent . . . Emma Donahoe has just started her new job as nanny to Simone, the daughter of John Chen, a very rich Hong Kong businessman. She understands that Simone may be a target for kidnappers but she does not expect to be drawn into a world of martial arts, magic and extreme danger, where both gods and demons can exist in themortal domain. When John and his American bodyguard, Leo, teach Emma their particular style of martial arts, they begin to realize that Emma herself is more than she seems . . .show more

Our customer reviews

From the moment I read White Tiger I've been hooked to all books within each of the trilogies. I think it's an amazing story throughout the whole series that still keeps me enthralled years and multiple books later. It's packed full of Chinese mythology, action and intrigue. Chan has managed to combine both the mythology and present day effortlessly which makes it easy to read and become completely absorbed in. I've gone from someone who hated to read to someone who now has trouble putting books down. Friends and I race to see who can buy the next book first.show more
by Lisa Garreffa
I picked the first book by accident at the air port, I didn't know it was the first book in a trilogy, I didn't even see that it has a title saying book #1! when I got home, I looked it up online and found out there are 2 other books on the series. I quickly ordered them and I didn't stop reading since... I feel so lucky I picked this book, it was completely unintended. I loved it. every character, every scene, everything. I couldn't stop reading it. I really enjoyed all three books and I absolutely recommend reading them.show more
by yael bismuth
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