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My Fair Concubine - Jeannie Lin
My Fair Concubine
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THE NOBLEMAN WHO TURNED A TEA GIRL INTO A PRINCESS...Yan Ling tries hard to be servile - it's what's expected of a girl of her class. Being intelligent and strong-minded, she finds it a constant battle...Proud Fei Long is unimpressed by her spirit - until he realises she's the answer to his... show more
THE NOBLEMAN WHO TURNED A TEA GIRL INTO A PRINCESS...Yan Ling tries hard to be servile - it's what's expected of a girl of her class. Being intelligent and strong-minded, she finds it a constant battle...Proud Fei Long is unimpressed by her spirit - until he realises she's the answer to his problems...He has to deliver the Emperor a 'princess'. Can he train a tea girl to pass as a noblewoman in two months? Yet it's hard to teach good etiquette when all Fei Long wants to do is break it, by taking this tea girl for his own...'Beautifully written, deliciously sensual, and rich with Tang Dynasty historical and political detail...Exceptional.' - Library Journal on The Dragon and the Pearl
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Format: mass market paperback
ISBN: 9780373296941 (0373296940)
ASIN: 373296940
Publisher: Harlequin
Pages no: 280
Edition language: English
Series: Tang Dynasty 0.5 (#3)
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Tea, Rain, Book
Tea, Rain, Book rated it
3.0 Review: My Fair Concubine (Tang Dynasty #3) by Jeannie Lin
I am feeling generous so I am giving this a three. There are some beautiful passages and scenes, but taken as a whole, there was no plot. There was a whole lot of nothing but pretty scenes after pretty scenes. Yan Ling was an okay heroine - nothing about her annoyed me, but I didn't root for her H...
Obsidian Blue
Obsidian Blue rated it
3.0 My Fair Concubine
This was a buddy read that I had with Melissa's Book Musings. You can find her final review of the book here. Suffice it to say that we both gave it three stars.My Fair Concubine was a riff off of My Fair Lady and honestly, this should have just been called "My Fair Tea House Girl" since there was n...
Lisa (Harmony)
Lisa (Harmony) rated it
3.5 Enjoyable Historical Romance
Two things about this novel caught my eye when I saw it on my Goodreads friends list feed. First, it's set during China's Tang Dynasty, around 800 AD. It's a period I have some fondness for, having imprinted as a teen on Van Gulik's Judge Dee mysteries set in that place and era. And to my mind far t...
Khanh the Killjoy
Khanh the Killjoy rated it
4.5 A fabulous reread
My Fair Lady in Tang Dynasty China? Yes, please! In the field of fiction, Jeannie Lin's novels are unicorns. They are the rarest of mythical creatures: Historical Romances set in Tang Dynasty, China. I have always loved Jeannie Lin's romance, and this is among my favorite of her novels. This book i...
Rebekah Reads Books n' Stuff
Rebekah Reads Books n' Stuff rated it
4.5 This made for a happy Bekah!
I'm going to write a full review for Love in the Margins, but holy crap. I loved this book. The characters, the setting, the story. PERFECT! If you enjoy romance, period, read this story. Jeannie Lin is going on my must read list, like right now.
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